The House Intelligence Committee’s Benghazi Report — more than fair

22 Nov 2014, 8:43 pm

(Paul Mirengoff)The House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence has issued its report on the Benghazi attack. You can find it here. The Committee concludes, among things, that CIA personnel on the ground in Benghazi during the attack behaved bravely and made reasonable tactical decisions that s

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22 Nov 2014, 7:31 pm

Such a wise plan

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(John Hinderaker)I am an inveterate optimist, but the more I learn about what goes on in our universities, the more I conclude that our civilization has a death wish. Heather MacDonald’s article in City Journal on “micro-aggression” at UCLA prompted this particular bout of desponde

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Is it too late to cancel the trade?

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The American Spectator

¿Como Se Dice ‘Activist’ en Español?

In an email to members and interested parties, the nation’s foremost upscale Earth worship cult, the Sierra Club, asked all and sundry to write Caesar Obamus to thank him for allowing millions of citizens of other countries in the United States illegally to stay here as long as they please. I

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22 Nov 2014, 8:10 am

This is really hard to believe but it’s true. I am writing this just before midnight on Friday night. If I live, in roughly 72 hours, I will be 70 years old. I CANNOT BELIEVE IT AT ALL!!!! It seems like just yesterday I was a small child walking along Sligo Creek, playing army with David Scul
I did not watch President Obama's amnesty speech last night. However, I did read it this morning and would like to share my thoughts on it with you. Obama is in fine disingenuous form. Obama says "our immigration system is broken -- and everybody knows it" and then a minute later says, "Overall, th


21 Nov 2014, 9:57 am

The world is ending. Okay, it's not even close to ending, but if you can't be hyperbolic on days like this, and suggest that a single man can bring about the apocalypse with a seventeen minute speech that people probably confused with a cold open to the Latin Grammys, what good is being a conservat

The Federalist

Sorry, President Obama: Scripture Doesn’t Support Amnesty

Where’s the separation-of-church-and-state crowd when you need them? AWOL on amnesty.

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The Department of Justice/OLC legal memo justifying Obama's executive order power grab is fascinating. Here are 4 things you should know about it.
Obama is building a system in which everything depends on executive power.
All legislative powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of the United States – unless the President says it's important

The Washington Free Beacon

Kerry: ‘Big gaps’ remain between U.S. and Iran

Secretary of State John Kerry told reporters Saturday afternoon that "big" and "serious gaps" remain between the United States and Iran as both nations rush to ink a deal aimed at containing Tehran's nuclear work just over 48 hours before a self-imposed deadline for the talks expires. In between si

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22 Nov 2014, 4:00 am

For ordinary Internet users, email spam is an inconvenience and a mystery. Diving into the spam folder to rescue legitimate correspondence, they are confronted with seedy missives from the Internet’s dark side—cryptic, misspelled messages from old friends urging them to click a link and


21 Nov 2014, 3:00 pm

A bevy of liberal groups are getting in on the union-driven Walmart protests scheduled to take place on Black Friday. The United Food and Commercial Workers union has sponsored protests at hundreds of Walmart locations across the country over the past two years. Those protests have elicited the su

Big Government

Nudity, Veganism, and Lee Corso at Hysterical Harvard Stadium

BOSTON—The Only Game That Matters really, really mattered this year. A full house of 31,062 at Harvard Stadium, $30 tickets peddled for $120 by guys in track suits boasting neither Harvard nor high school degrees, and ESPN’s College GameDay trekking from Bristol to Boston all acknowle

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Texas State Senator and Lt. Governor-elect Dan Patrick argued that Hispanic voters "want law and order on the border" on Saturday's "Huckabee" on the Fox News Channel. Patrick credited his success among Hispanic voters (he received 46% of the vote among Hispanics) to the fact that "
What can a chronicler of barbarian invasions, writing in the 18th century, explain to Americans in the 21st century?What lessons can we learn today from the fall of an ancient empire? Plenty. Many. Indeed, as immigration is a hot issue today, we might look to long-ago scholarship to remind us that
On Saturday, the Fox News Channel's "Justice with Judge Jeanine" host, Judge Jeanine Pirro slammed President Obama's executive action on immigration, dubbing it a "thuggish, illegal move" and a "deliberate, unrestrained, irresponsible, and unprecedented defiance of the US Constitution and the rule

American Thinker

Climate Hysteria and the Buffalo Snowpocalypse

Blaming the usual suspect for extreme weather just doesn't pan out.  

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Obama cannot resist the opportunity to generalize and equivocate.


22 Nov 2014, 12:00 am

Destroying Bill Cosby is a great way for leftists to destroy the black family.  
PBS can be counted on to disrespect the American public and to shun the great and brilliant people whom Americans actually admire in favor of “folks” who habitually insult them.

Heritage Foundation

No Cover-Up, Intelligence Failure or Military Inaction in Benghazi Attacks, House Panel Finds

Intelligence and military officials responded appropriately during the terrorist attacks on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, a House committee concluded in a report released... Read More The post No Cover-Up, Intelligence Failure or Military Inaction in Benghazi Attacks, House

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Rep. Luis Gutierrez, D-Ill., has a blunt message for critics of President Obama’s immigration plan: “Stop whining and crying about what the president did.” Appearing... Read More The post Democrat Scolds GOP: ‘Stop Whining and Crying’ About Obama’s Immigration Ac
Last month, in a speech at Northwestern University, President Barack Obama declared that the midterm elections were actually a referendum on his policies. “I am... Read More The post Voters Rejected Amnesty on Election Day appeared first on Daily Signal.
When it comes to how the Pentagon buys new stuff, everyone’s a critic. The zeal for reform rivals that of Carrie Nation when she first... Read More The post The Pentagon Spent $46 Billion to Develop Weapon Systems It Never Bought. It’s Time to Cut Waste. appeared first on Daily Signal.

Townhall.com

‘Gay’ DNC Bundler, Founder of HRC Charged with Raping Boy

Here we go again. Yet another high-profile gay activist has been arrested for homosexual assault on a child.

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The on-line retailer Amazon recently revealed the most popular verse in the Bible for Americans. No, its not the ubiquitous John 3:16 displayed on posters at sporting events everywhere.
A popular myth, perpetuated by Lou Dobbs, is that the best period of economic growth was during the 1950s when the top rate was more than 90%.
Apparently Nixon was so concerned with satisfying a Democrat voting bloc in St. Louis that he failed to mention that the investigation into the shooting had barely begun, and certainly no evidence had yet been developed that might merit a vigorous prosecution of the officer.

The Corner

Ferguson Protests Grow Larger: 'We Don't Give a F--- about Your Laws'

The protests in Ferguson, Mo., on Friday night grew larger than previous days’ gatherings of protesters, despite the rain and cold weather. Police officers used a megaphone to ask protesters to leave the street outside the Ferguson Police Department or they would be arrested. In this vid

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22 Nov 2014, 11:54 am

The Interpreter: When the Ukrainian crisis began, some commentators in the West suggested that NATO would not in the end fight to defend the Baltic countries even though the latter are full members of NATO by asking “who is prepared to die for Narva?” But now a senior US State Departm
The US Conference of Catholic Bishops: WASHINGTON—Bishop Eusebio Elizondo, M.Sp.S., auxiliary bishop of Seattle and chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) Committee on Migration, welcomed the news today that the Obama administration will defer deportations for many undo
In a post yesterday, I talked about a particular freedom that those on the left have: If the process gets in your way — separation of powers, the Constitution, and all that — just disregard it, and go for your desired result. Gotta break a few eggs, you know. We must bend that arc towar

Red State

Agribusiness hits the jackpot, taxpayers not so much

his will come as no surprise for anyone who was paying attention (see the RedState coverage) during the debate of the Farm Bill last winter (or any other debate on The post Agribusiness hits the jackpot, taxpayers not so much appeared first on RedState.

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Via the Washington Times: The Ferguson, Mo., grand jury considering the indictment of Officer Darren Wilson, who killed teenager Michael Brown during an altercation in August, left the justice center The post BREAKING: Ferguson Grand Jury fails to reach a decision appeared first on RedState.
Many of us have been aware of the travails of former CBS reporter Sharyl Atkisson who had her reporting on Fast & Furious suppressed by her employer because it got The post USA Today Reporter Susan Davis gets a bad rap appeared first on RedState.
Most of you are opposed to what Barack Obama did, but if you step back for a minute you will see it is not what he did, but how he The post It’s Not What He Did, But How He Did It appeared first on RedState.
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