Giants Squash Pirates in NL Wild Card

2 Oct 2014, 11:20 am

So much for my post-season prediction that the Pittsburgh Pirates would win the World Series. Unlike Tuesday night's AL Wild Card between the A's and Royals, there was little suspense in the NL Wild Card between the Pirates and the San Francisco Giants which the Giants won 8-0. Giants shortstop Bra

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2 Oct 2014, 3:00 am

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The American Spectator

Giants Squash Pirates in NL Wild Card

So much for my post-season prediction that the Pittsburgh Pirates would win the World Series. Unlike Tuesday night's AL Wild Card between the A's and Royals, there was little suspense in the NL Wild Card between the Pirates and the San Francisco Giants which the Giants won 8-0. Giants shortstop Bra

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Neil Tyson’s Final Words On His Quote Fabrications: “My bad”

Neil Tyson's second attempt at a fake apology for fabricating quotes is as bad as his first one.

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The Washington Free Beacon

Kelly: Iraqi Christian Village Doesn’t Give Holy Communion For First Time In 2,000 Years

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American Thinker

Two plus Two Equals Five: Media Coverage of Terrorist Attacks

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A pushback against the president’s relentless narrative that black people are relentless victims.
The Supreme Court has been relentlessly politicized by the left. So thoroughly politicized that we're not shocked when a notorious Constitution denier demands her thumb stay on the scale even after she retires.


2 Oct 2014, 12:00 am

Maybe it was inevitable that Ebola hit our shores.  But Obama and his CDC didn't have to be so inept and naïve about it.

Heritage Foundation

Flashback: The Obamacare Video That Went Viral One Year Ago

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Townhall.com

Ebola in America

Late yesterday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported the first case of Ebola in America. Officials stressed the virus will be contained, but this is the kind of stuff that nightmares are made of.

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President Obama is known for wanting to "spread the wealth around," but he has now gone a step further. He is spreading blame around for his failure to notice the rapid rise of ISIS in Iraq and Syria.

The Corner

Krauthammer's Take: 'Crisis of Competence' at WH Exposes a 'Presidency Falling Apart'

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At the Long War Journal, Tom Joscelyn and Oren Adaki report that a high-ranking member of al Qaeda’s Arabian Peninsula franchise has called on rival jihadist factions in Iraq and Syria to unite for the greater good of confronting the United States and the West. The AQAP leader, Sheikh Nasser
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Secret Service Director Resigns– Open Thread

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