Will the press find Panetta and Clinton’s pangs of conscience as compelling as Colin Powell’s?

22 Sep 2014, 11:01 am

The media selectively awards moral authority.

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Millionaire union honchos are speaking out about income inequality even as they collect six-figure salaries that dwarf those of the average CEO, according to Watchdog.org.

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Lois Lerner. Hero. Servant. Brownie-baking puppy lover. Sister of the Blessed State.

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Becket Adams As former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton inches closer to a possible 2016 bid for the White House, groups dedicated to protecting her from criticism remain ever vigilant, enthusiastically defending her from any and all political attacks. These pro-Hillary outfits include former Cli

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The American Spectator

Three Afghan Soldiers Go Missing From Military Base in Massachusetts

Well, this is disconcerting. Three Afghan soldiers who have been undergoing training at Camp Edwards in Massachusetts went missing on Saturday night following a trip to the Cape Cod Mall in Hyannis. Officials from U.S. Central Command insist there's nothing to be alarmed about and that th

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Bill has reportedly become a vegan, but Hillary is still very much the carnivore. We know her 2016 presidential campaign began the day after she lost the 2008 nomination to Obama. And we know that it’s being conducted by the same crew, using the same methods, that Bill’s campaigns and p


22 Sep 2014, 3:00 am

Based on the results of the historic Scottish referendum announced on Friday, nearly half an educated electorate in a Western democracy has shown more emotional intemperance than it has reason. To follow one’s heart is one thing, but to do it at the expense of the economy and national securit
I’ve written elsewhere about some of the basic lessons Americans should learn from our experience in the First World War. But left untouched in that piece is an almost equally important question: what can Doc Savage teach us about World War One? Doc Savage, for the uninitiated, was a pulp fic

The Federalist

Sorry, Politico, But Lois Lerner Is Not A Victim

Lois Lerner. Hero. Servant. Brownie-baking puppy lover. Sister of the Blessed State.

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Several former top aides to President George W. Bush, including his press secretary and 9/11 speechwriters, say they have no recollection of Tyson's quote.
North Carolina Sen. Kay Hagan is beating up challenger Thom Tillis, despite her rotten record. Here’s what the women giving her an edge are thinking.


22 Sep 2014, 6:22 am

Today, we very much need a real debate on the war with ISIS, because we very much need to win that war--in the real world.

The Washington Free Beacon

Big Labor Millionaires Lecture on Inequality

Millionaire union honchos are speaking out about income inequality even as they collect six-figure salaries that dwarf those of the average CEO, according to Watchdog.org.

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22 Sep 2014, 10:32 am

The AFL-CIO’s get-out-the-vote logo is raising eyebrows for its similarity to the Soviet flag, according to RedState.
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair said in an essay published on his website that ground troops should not be ruled out to combat the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS).

Big Government

John Kerry: ISIS 'One Of The Most Dangerous Groups That I Have Seen'

Secretary of State John Kerry called Islamic State terrorists “one of the most dangerous groups that I have seen in my time in public life.” Kerry made his remarks during an interview on MSNBC’s Morning Joe, reminding viewers that ISIS has a “radical extremist philosophy

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Parents don’t need an army of economists to tell them college is too expensive and too many students will default on their education loans. An economy that creates too few good paying jobs is part of the problem, but colleges and universities are spending foolishly and not providing the kind
Secretary of State John Kerry vowed that climate change will be “front and center in all our diplomatic efforts” during a speech before Climate Week NYC’s opening event on Monday.  “This [climate change] is an enormous challenge, and this is why the United States is p
Lord Stern, author of a 2006 report on climate change that led to him being dubbed “the most dangerous man you’ve never heard of,” has written a second report recommending basing the world’s economies around climate policy. Colloquially known as ‘Stern 2.0’, the

American Thinker

The worldwide rise of sadistic political pathology

The world has entered a new, reactionary stage of war psychology, one that is driven by mass sadism. The media censorship of sadistic hate propaganda will defeat us in the Jihad War.

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22 Sep 2014, 12:00 am

Barack Obama is destined to be the greatest flop in American presidential history.  He is, in every sense of the word, an utter failure.


22 Sep 2014, 12:00 am

The decline of nationalist spirit, evident throughout the West, is really an issue of collapsing identity.
A consultant whose instincts are utterly tone deaf and as such is a serial loser in the game.

Heritage Foundation

No Apologies: Lois Lerner Breaks 16-Month Silence on IRS Scandal

It’s been one year since Lois Lerner officially retired from the Internal Revenue Service amid accusations that the tax agency improperly had targeted tea party... Read More The post No Apologies: Lois Lerner Breaks 16-Month Silence on IRS Scandal appeared first on Daily Signal.

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Americans estimate that Washington wastes 51 cents of every dollar it spends, according to a Gallup poll released last week. The timing could not have... Read More The post 51 Cents of Every Dollar: How Much Americans Think the Government Wastes appeared first on Daily Signal.
A preacher spoke at James Madison University, telling students they were “going straight to hell” and that there was no possibility of redemption. But instead... Read More The post ‘Jesus Loves You All!’ College Students Respond to Angry Preacher appeared first on Daily Sig
Daily Signal’s Genevieve Wood talks to Cleta Mitchell, a lawyer representing many of the groups targeted by the IRS, and Hans von Spakovsky, a senior... Read More The post In Depth: Why Americans Should Be Concerned About the IRS and Political Bias appeared first on Daily Signal.

Townhall.com

(Toy) Gun Control in New Jersey – Atlantic City Bans Toy Guns

Only liberals would think that banning toy guns will somehow cut down on crime. Maybe we should implement background checks and registration schemes for Nerf guns as well.

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21 Sep 2014, 11:01 pm

President Barack Obama spoke about the Ebola outbreak in west Africa during a visit to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last week:
Theres even a ranking showing which states have the greatest number of these folks who profit by creating dependency.
Are you sick, seor? the coyote asked, eyeing his customer. You look sick.

The Corner

Space Apples and Space Oranges

Having a piece of mine called “useful” by my old friend Rand Simberg is high praise indeed, but I think he misunderstands one of my main points.  Boeing’s CST 100 is not “better” than the Space X Dragon 2; it is a typical product of a large, publicly he

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I lead Impromptus today with some remarks on recent speeches by President Obama, concerning the Islamic State. My remarks are not complimentary, unsurprisingly. Neither is the below e-mail from a reader. It makes a very good point in an effective way. Jay, One of the ways Democrats in general, a
Brothers Stewart and Michael Parnell — the company owner and buyer at the center of the salmonella-tainted peanut scandal that killed nine people in 2008 and 2009 — will both face long prison sentences following their convictions on federal charges last week. But the specific way that t


22 Sep 2014, 9:26 am

Fall is upon us, and with it the Fall 2014 issue of National Affairs. This issue marks the journal’s 5th anniversary. But no cake and pizza for this five-year-old, just a new batch of thoughtful essays. Among the offerings:  Frederick Hess on how the Common Core went wrong  Lawre

Red State

NYT: Sen. Daniel Inouye (D, Hawaii) reportedly the Gillibrand Groper; and, oh, yeah, he might have raped a hairdresser once.

For the benefit of any Democratic staffers who might be assigned to read this site: please tell your legislators to not touch people inappropriately, or to sexually harass them. In case nobody's ever mentioned it before - and, judging from recent history, nobody in the Democratic party has - that

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On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the big Alibaba IPO, why you can't believe their numbers and their dreams of overtaking Walmart. The post Chinese Alibaba Dreams of Toppling Walmart appeared first on RedState.
In 1997, shortly after current AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka, along with then-president John Sweeney, took over the AFL-CIO, America’s oldest labor federation lifted the ban on Communists. Nearly two decades later, as Republicans, Democrats and Independents gear up for this fall’s mi
My first reaction to this post someone actually wrote and published was that the title – What My Bike Has Taught Me About White Privilege – is so ridiculous in its intersection of two groups of online jerks, that it can't possibly be real. It is though, and it's perfectly illustrative
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