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22 Aug 2014, 1:41 pm

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22 Aug 2014, 1:37 pm

It was a quote striking for its flippant tone even in January, as President Obama compared the terrorist group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant to a wannabe junior varsity basketball team. “The analogy we use around here sometimes, and I think is accurate, is if a JV team p

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The People’s Liberation Army unsuccessfully tested a hypersonic vehicle, the South China Morning Post reported.

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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

Our Jayvee President

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The People’s Liberation Army unsuccessfully tested a hypersonic vehicle, the South China Morning Post reported.
The Republican Party of Kentucky has filed a complaint against Democratic senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes after revelations that she has been renting her luxurious campaign bus at a discount from her father's company, according to the Louisville Courier Journal.

Big Government

Democrats Attack Rand Paul for Criticizing Obama's Planned Executive Amnesty

National Democrats are attacking Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) for criticizing President Barack Obama’s immigration policies in a meeting with Guatemalan president Otto Perez Molina. Paul visited Guatemala on an aid mission in which he performed—with a team of doctors from the John A. Mora

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Vladimir Putin's Russian forces remain poised for a possible takeover of neighboring Ukraine. Nuclear-armed North Korea is ruled by an unstable, nihilistic dictator who constantly makes new threats against American allies and the United States itself (along with some of its&nbs
While President Obama was out hiking on Friday, White House Deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes took the podium with increasingly threatening rhetoric towards Islamic State terrorists. Rhodes indicated that the beheading of American journalist James Foley was considered as “an attack
Yesterday, the New York Times raised eyebrows with a headline about the president's speech from Martha's Vineyard on ISIS:  "Obama, Outraged Over Beheading, Vows To Stay The Course."  After the internet erupted in guffaws over the unintentional pun, it was changed to "Obama App

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

Ebola Survivor Thanks God and ‘Thousands and Thousands of Prayers’ for Saving His Life

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

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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.
The number of American women picking up guns for fun is growing.  There are now over 6 million female target shooters in the U.S. —... Read More The post More Women Picking Up Guns: ‘We’re Playing Golf Basically, Only With a Shotgun’ appeared first on Daily Signal.

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

White House: ISIS Could 'Pivot' to 9/11 Style Attack

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

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22 Aug 2014, 1:31 pm

O’NEILL AND THE SEA I. The greatest metaphor of them all In the end stands only for the rise and fall Of itself. The tides, boats and sailors, Even the seagulls, symbolize the great substitution Of one reality for another Of gray skies for bad weather Or trouble, which it is. The sea rolls o
The Washington Post’s editorial page announced that it will no longer use team name the local Washington Redskins because it “unquestionably offends not only many Native Americans but many other Americans, too.” The paper’s editorial board becomes just the latest group of jo
A Swedish court has sentenced artist Dan Park to six months in prison and fined him about $10,000 for works deemed insensitive and denigrating to blacks and Roma people. He was sentenced for incitement to racial agitation and defamation. Park’s controversial works were presented in a Malm&ou

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