In effort to shield Obama from criticism on ISIS, White House makes everything worse

22 Aug 2014, 3:41 pm

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The Laborers union did not place much of a priority on hiring union workers for a massive renovation on its Washington, D.C., headquarters.

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"That is cold."

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The Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation will honor the millions of Europeans who suffered and died under the Nazi and Soviet Union regimes on Saturday, in remembrance of Black Ribbon Day.

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The American Spectator

The Difference Between ISIS & Hamas

Earlier this week, ISIS beheads American photojournalist James Foley. Now Hamas publicly executes 18 Palestinians accused of "collaborating" with Israel. ISIS has threatened to kill journalist Stephen Joel Sotloff. Hamas is threatening to execute more "collaborators". So what's the difference betwe

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22 Aug 2014, 11:11 am

It’s been a busy couple of days for U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder. On Wednesday, the nation’s top law enforcement officer — who doubles as the leading impediment to law enforcement, whenever he sees a law he doesn’t like — flew to St. Louis for another exercise in


22 Aug 2014, 3:00 am

The great Tiger Woods has announced that, owing to his latest back injury, he’s going to have to take a month or two off from golf play. But never fear, Barack is here, ready to fill the vacuum as most famous golfer in the world. It is, we might say, so 21st century of him. Even his prompt re
The phase “limousine liberal” was ironically coined by a Democrat, New York City mayoral hopeful Mario Procaccino, during his 1969 campaign to unseat Republican John Lindsay.  Procaccino was attacking Lindsay’s generous and well-healed backers who, as he put it, “live o

The Federalist

Al Sharpton. Mr. Respectable.

Reintroduce yourself to one of the president's most trusted advisers

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Progressives want everything locally grown except government, in part because self-government proves the failure of the Administrative State.
Fantasy football’s extra dash of silliness creates a buffer from the raw torrent of emotion that occasionally makes real sports just a little too real.
The recent Supreme Court decision in Harris v. Quinn has shifted unions and forced unionism across the country.

The Washington Free Beacon

Union Shops Need Not Apply at LiUNA

The Laborers union did not place much of a priority on hiring union workers for a massive renovation on its Washington, D.C., headquarters.

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The Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation will honor the millions of Europeans who suffered and died under the Nazi and Soviet Union regimes on Saturday, in remembrance of Black Ribbon Day.
A declassified intelligence report released by the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) this week showed Hamas terrorists have been firing rockets at Israel from heavily populated civilian areas, including churches, United Nations facilities, Red Cross stations, hospitals, schools, children’s playgrou


22 Aug 2014, 1:37 pm

Big Government

Politico's Dylan Byers Fails to Mention the Obvious About Fareed Zakaria

Politico's Dylan Byers, the left-wing outlet's media writer, offered up a paragraph of analysis Friday that attempted to explain why the incoming plagiarism charges against Fareed Zakaria aren't "gaining nearly as much steam as those that brought down BuzzFeed editor Benny Johnson." Byers suggests

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The beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley has raised concerns in the West about Islamist threats. But Israel has been facing this specter for decades and – given Israel’s proximity to the Islamist threat – the Jewish state is the West’s canary in the coalmine.
From The Investigative Project on Terrorism: Hamas killed at least 18 Palestinians, including two women, Friday that it suspected of collaborating with Israel, the Jerusalem Post reports. That number is expected to grow. Eleven suspected collaborators were murdered at a Gaza police station, and th
A series of emails shared exclusively with Breitbart News by sources within the Scott Brown campaign and the curious timing of a coming Nashua Telegraph story may cause some to wonder if Democrat Jeanne Shaheen isn't outsourcing her campaign's opposition research function to the Nashua Telegraph ne

American Thinker

The VHA Scandal Is Almost an Act Of Divine Intervention

The VHA scandal shines a light on what by now we should have fully realized -- government is almost never the solution; it is the problem.

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22 Aug 2014, 12:00 am

American communists have a long history of exploiting racial incidents. We can expect the same at Ferguson.
Religion cannot simply be about the next world. It has to care about living life in this world as well.
Instead of asking what causes crime, the better question is what is the root cause of poverty?

Heritage Foundation

No Joke: Florida City Makes It Illegal to Wear Your Pants Too Low

Do we really need to make this illegal? A city in Florida passed an ordinance “prohibiting pants more than two inches below the waistline,” according... Read More The post No Joke: Florida City Makes It Illegal to Wear Your Pants Too Low appeared first on Daily Signal.

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Dr. Kent Bradley, the 33-year-old missionary from Texas, is thanking God for saving his life after being cured of the deadly Ebola virus earlier this... Read More The post Ebola Survivor Thanks God and ‘Thousands and Thousands of Prayers’ for Saving His Life appeared first on Daily Sign
The Arab Spring started in Tunisia, and while many argue representative democracy is simply not possible in a region plagued by strongman politics, manipulated economic... Read More The post Tunisia: A “Start-Up Democracy” appeared first on Daily Signal.
Dinosaurs may be extinct, but absurdity in public schools isn’t. Alex Stone is a 16 year-old student in Summerville High School in South Carolina. On... Read More The post Police Arrest Student for Shooting a Fictional Dinosaur appeared first on Daily Signal.

Townhall.com

As the World Burns: Obama’s “Stupid Stuff” Foreign Policy and its Disastrous Effects

Obamas foreign policy has become noteworthy for a remarkable series of bad decisions, miscalculations, and fecklessness -- tragically ironic for an administration whose foreign policy mantra is dont do stupid stuff.

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After decades of paranoid hemming and hawing, last month the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management finally approved oil exploration in Federal waters along the Atlantic coast from Delaware to Florida.


22 Aug 2014, 10:00 am

The American people have learned that once again, they were not told the truth. We were told that by the fall of 2012, Al Qaeda was purportedly on the run, finished off by a diplomacy that exchanged bullets for talking points, kinetic warfare for bridge-building conciliation. None of it was true. Th
Much like the Great Depression did to the Greatest Generation, the financial crisis of 2008 seared the souls of millions of investors.

The Corner

‘Jobs that Americans Won’t Do’

At the NR/Heritage event on immigration yesterday, I said the next Republican politician or consultant who says that there are “jobs that Americans won’t do” should be shot, hanged, and wrapped in a carpet and thrown in the Potomac River. Not only is it not true that there a

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So, as noted below, the administration acknowledges that the Islamic State could “pivot” to a 9/11-style attack on the U.S. – this at the very same time the administration seems intent on erasing any vestige of our southern border. The “JV” team that&rs
The Center for Immigration Studies has used information provided to the office Senator Chuck Grassley (R., Iowa) to map out the locations of where convicted killers were let go by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials in 2013. The killers were booked out in 24 states and were
The execution of American journalist James Foley by ISIS represents a terrorist attack against the United States, a White House official told reporters Friday, adding that the organization could “pivot” to attacks on the scale of the September 11, 2001 attacks. “When you see some

Red State

Ferguson, MO and Our Neighbors’ Love

I am a thirty-nine year old white male in suburbia. When I hear of an altercation between an eighteen year old black male and a police officer, my natural inclination is to take the side of the police. For that matter, if I hear it is an eighteen year old white kid, Asian kid, Hispanic kid, or pret

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You know, we hear a lot of guff from the American Left about how insular rural areas of Red States can be.  But I gotta tell you: speaking as a transplanted Northeasterner, listen to some of those progressives in Vermont and it’s like you’re in a time warp back
While it is far too early to write an obituary in Topeka, conservatives must acknowledge the reality that Governor Sam Brownback is fighting for his political life right now in Kansas.  The RCP average has him trailing by 2.8%, with even GOP-leaning polling firm Rasmussen Reports showing Brown
Via NYMag comes some pretty shocking video from Ferguson last night. By all media accounts, last night was the first night of relative calm in several days and the crowd had settled in to peaceful protest. In the middle of this comes two astonishing videos of a police officer (I cannot tell which d
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