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1 Feb 2015, 11:31 am


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The American Spectator

Scott Walker Tops Iowa Poll

One year from today the Iowa Caucus takes place.  According to a new poll conducted by the Des Moines Register and Bloomberg, Scott Walker leads GOP hopefuls wih 15% narrowly leading Rand Paul. Mitt Romney, who announced on Friday that he would not be running in 2016, finis

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1 Feb 2015, 12:17 am

On Friday, Michael Medved announced he was taking a leave of absence from his radio program revealing that he was undergoing treatment for throat cancer. Medved, 66, was diagnosed in December and expects to complete his treatments at the end of February.  Here's hoping for a speedy recovery an
On Saturday, I watched Ernie Banks' funeral on the MLB Network. Among those who spoke were Hall of Fame teammates Billy Williams, Ferguson Jenkins and Lou Brock (who began his career as a Cub) as well as newly elected Illinois GOP Governor Bruce Rauner and Jesse Jackson. Then there was Chicago busi
Many on the right will have shared my shock and astonishment at Robert Kagan’s advice to Bibi Netanyahu to “Bow Out Gracefully” (from addressing Congress) displayed prominently on the opinion page of Friday’s Washington Post. Robert never displayed the breath-taking scope of

The Federalist

Katy Perry Isn’t The Super Bowl Halftime Performer We Need Or Deserve

With Katy Perry's Super Bowl Halftime performance, we’re finally getting a halftime show dedicated to deaf adolescent boys.

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The Old Fashioned is a classic cocktail that will start your year out right. Heed these warnings about how not to screw it up.
Some people see a racist inside every head that formerly wore a mullet.
Living a moral life and being able to explain why will make the biggest moral difference in the long term, not demands for banning smut.

The Washington Free Beacon

John Dickerson: ‘Not Good’ for Hillary That Announcement Date ‘Treated Like a Royal Birth’

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1 Feb 2015, 4:00 am

Alex Epstein’s argument in The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels is unconventional. Millions of people will die, he says, if we attempt drastically to restrict the use of fossil fuels in the United States. The usual rationale for doing so is that it will save lives. Environmentalists such as Bill Mc

31 Jan 2015, 4:00 am

The last 100 or so years of academic literary criticism have been spectacularly heterogeneous. A century that began with dons arguing about Chaucer’s verbs as if their lives were at stake and showering one another with Festschriften ended with Jonathan Goldberg’s famous essay ‘The

Big Government

Pope Francis' Disturbing Cuba Activism

On Wednesday, President Barack Obama announced that the United States would be changing its policy toward Cuba, opening a Havana embassy and expanding travel. “Through these changes, we intend to create more opportunities for the American and Cuban people and begin a new chapter among the na

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President Barack Obama revealed his favorite film of the year to People Magazine in an interview released on Wednesday.  Obama named Richard Linklater’s Boyhood his favorite movie of 2014.  “Boyhood was a great movie,” he told People Magazine. “That, I think,
On Wednesday's broadcast of ABC's "World News," network report Cecilia Vega confirmed North Korea was behind the cyber-attack on Sony. “Tonight, ABC News has learned federal investigators have determined North Korea is responsible for the worst corporate cyber-attack in history,” Vega
Minnesota State Representative Greg Davids is calling for embattled MIT economics professor Jonathan Gruber, the "architect" of Obamacare, to return all $329,000 he was paid by the state of Minnesota as a subcontractor on a 2011 contract to analyze the state's plan to develop its Obamacare he

American Thinker

The Left and Absolute Sexual Freedom

Incest, pedophilia, and all kinds of other sexual license are back in vogue.  Will the Christian Church step up to recover its 2,000-year-old commitment to sexuality and marriage?

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The concern of certain sports purists with unfair advantage probably stems from America’s obsession with “equality.” But equality in sports is fairly daft.
The Obama administration is eagerly anticipating the upcoming Israeli elections, in the hope that a new left wing labor administration will be able to make the necessary "concessions" in the name of peace.
Highly qualified psychopaths are ambitious and manipulative and may represent three to four percent of corporate executives, not to mention political leaders.

Heritage Foundation

Why Won’t Obama Use the Words ‘Islamic Extremism’? Watch What This Democrat Says

In a recent interview with Fox News’ Greta Van Susteren, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, was asked why President Obama avoids the phrase “Islamic extremism.” Gabbard,... Read More The post Why Won’t Obama Use the Words ‘Islamic Extremism’? Watch What This Democrat

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It is a surprise they will never forget. Aaron Rodgers surprises fallen veterans' children in latest #ItsAaron video http://t.co/KrvfZDj3RO pic.twitter.com/4iiZVqiP9L — Green Bay Press-Gaz. (@gbpressgazette)... Read More The post Children of Fallen Veterans Get the Surprise of Their Life From
Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free. But parking your tires, your Ford or your Honda with a Massachusetts... Read More The post New York City Proposal Would Outlaw Overnight Parking for Out-of-State Cars appeared first on Daily Signal.
Nearly nine out of 10 Americans skipped President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address. According to Nielsen, only 31.7 million tuned in on Jan.... Read More The post ‘Leading From Behind’ Isn’t Working, Mr. President appeared first on Daily Signal.


Canada in Recession, US Will Follow in 2015

I remain amused by all the pundits who think the US has "decoupled" from the global economy and will grow stronger in 2015.

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31 Jan 2015, 11:01 pm

How can you tell if your ideology or philosophy, or religion is a mess?
If there is any problem with getting women into tech, it isn't sexism. The problem lies in lack of interest in general.

31 Jan 2015, 11:01 pm

I have to start out by saying there isnt anything wrong with it, but the Super Bowl could be better.

The Corner

Sweden: Another Weak Link in the Baltic Chain?

Carl Bildt is a eurofundamentalist politician who has attracted quite a bit of attention for his tough talk about Russia in recent years. As foreign minister in Sweden’s recently-defeated center-right government he was “gravely concerned” about this and “seriously concerned

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1 Feb 2015, 10:04 am

One last thing on that poll (I know it’s very early, but this is going to be a fascinating race): It’s not just that Jeb is back in the pack on the ballot test, and trailing Ben Carson. His other numbers are poor. His fav-unfav is 46-43 (only Christie and Trump have highe
He tops the field on the question of who’s “about right ideologically,” at 62 percent in the Des Moines Register poll. By comparison, Rick Santorum is at 49 percent and Chris Christie at 27. And Perry’s fav-unfav is a very healthy 64-26. Of course, converting this to votes i
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Red State

No such thing as “political correctness?” Ask Goldonna, Louisiana.

Chances are you’ve never heard of Goldonna, Louisiana. Chances are you might not be able to pronounce the name of the Louisiana parish it’s in. But you can almost certainly believe they’ve felt the sting of political correctness in recent weeks. GOLDONNA –The recent 10-day s

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The United Steelworkers made partially good on their strike threat earlier Sunday morning as negotiations between management and the union failed to produce a new contract. The union called a strike at nine of the 65 fuel-making plants the union represents and stated the other 56 refineries are on
Over the past few weeks, I’ve already covered the troubles people could face with the upcoming Obamacare tax if they don’t register for health insurance by February 15th. Obviously, the White House is aware of this, and they understand well just how angry the upcoming tax could make peo
*My* party isn't the one with the problem when it comes to convincing white voters to vote for minority candidates with shared values. The post Let me FIFY, National Journal: “Why Don’t White DEMOCRATS Elect Minority Reps to Congress?” appeared first on RedState.