U.S. to maintain Afghan combat role through 2015, but why?

23 Nov 2014, 11:31 pm

(Paul Mirengoff)President Obama has decided to authorize an active combat role for the U.S. military in Afghanistan for another year. This is a reversal. In May, Obama said that the American military would have no combat role in Afghanistan next year, and that missions for the troops remaining there

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Saturday Night Live poked mild fun at President Obama. The Washington Post responded ridiculously. It ran a "fact check" of the skit.

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23 Nov 2014, 7:31 pm

(Paul Mirengoff)Yesterday, I wrote about the report on Benghazi issued by the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. The report found essentially no fault on the part of the CIA or the military in its response the attack in Benghazi — findings that I consider sound. The report also

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23 Nov 2014, 7:01 pm

The full of crap edition

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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

Saturday Night Live Finally Makes Fun Of Obama, Media Get His Back

Saturday Night Live poked mild fun at President Obama. The Washington Post responded ridiculously. It ran a "fact check" of the skit.

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

The Washington Free Beacon

Obama, Republicans Face-Off on Immigration

On Sunday, President Obama defended his decision to take executive action and grant legal status to millions of undocumented immigrants, telling Republicans if they dislike it, they should go ahead and pass legislation to fix the broken-immigration system.

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VIENNA—Iran's foreign minister and lead negotiator in nuclear talks is known to frequently scream and shout at Western diplomats, including Secretary of State John Kerry, a practice that has caused alarm among bodyguards stationed outside the negotiating room, according to a member of the Iran
Saturday Night Live mocked President Obama’s brazen executive immigration order in a parody of Schoolhouse Rock’s “How a Bill Becomes a Law.” The opening skit featured SNL cast member Kenan Thompson playing an immigration bill that is repeatedly pushed down the capi

Big Government

Odell Beckham Jr. Made the Best Catch You've Ever Seen Sunday Night

The sound that followed the sight of Odell Beckham Jr.'s catch wasn't a deafening roar but a confused murmur. The MetLife Stadium live crowd didn't believe their own eyes. “That may be the greatest catch I’ve ever seen in my life,” Sunday Night Football color commentator Cris Co

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Protesters gathered in front of the Ferguson Police Department on S. Florissant Ave. Saturday night in anticipation of the grand jury’s decision on Darren Wilson’s fate which could come as early as tomorrow. Though some protesters appeared eager to provoke, their apparent efforts were
The French government believes Michael Dos Santos is "one of two French militants" that appeared in a video that showed American aid worker Peter Kessig being beheaded. The video also shows the execution of a number of Syrian soldiers.  Xinhuanet.com reports that over "900 French nationals an
Dr. Ben Carson, the retired neurosurgeon and potential 2016 presidential candidate, said he would decide on a run by May and refused to say whether he would reject the Senate's "Gang of Eight" amnesty bill. On ABC's This Week, Carson was asked if he could support the comprehensive amnesty bill tha

American Thinker

Barack Obama Exalts Wading across the Rio Grande

Barack Obama’s pre-Thanksgiving discourse on immigration gave five million people something to be thankful for.  Not so much the rest of us.

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One sees shades of the post-Civil War turmoil of the 1860s in today's immigration debate.  We must proceed with caution.
Prominent American research organizations may have violated the Foreign Agents Registration Act


23 Nov 2014, 12:00 am

Black Pete overwhelms the multiculturalists in Holland.

Heritage Foundation

Cruz: Obama Action Same as ‘Counterfeiting Immigration Papers’

Sen. Ted Cruz today described President Obama’s move to shield 5 million illegal immigrants from deportation as essentially the same as counterfeiting. Appearing on “Fox News... Read More The post Cruz: Obama Action Same as ‘Counterfeiting Immigration Papers’ appeared f

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Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., today said a new House committee report on the 2012 terrorist attacks in Benghazi is “full of crap.” The report by... Read More The post House Panel’s Benghazi Report ‘Full of Crap,’ Senator Says appeared first on Daily Signal.
“Saturday Night Live” last night mocked President Obama’s executive action to grant legal status to 5 million illegal immigrants by twisting a staple of the... Read More The post ‘Obama’ Rolls Immigration Bill in ‘SNL’ Riff on ‘Schoolhouse Rock!&rsquo
Last week, the House of Representatives filed a lawsuit in a federal district court in Washington challenging the Obama administration’s unilateral actions that have effectively... Read More The post Can the House’s Obamacare Lawsuit Succeed? appeared first on Daily Signal.

Townhall.com

Cool the World By Firing Fake Scientists

The World Bank, which last time I checked was a BANK, not a scientist, says that global warming could significantly worsen intra- and intergenerational poverty in multiple regions across the globe."

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One really has to wonder about what is in these central banker's heads
Consider the way a select handful of big companies use the Export-Import Bank to obtain undeserved profits.
If prior years are any indication of the groups projected success this year, we can expect a handful of union thugs showing up at a handful of Walmart stores, with a few mass-printed signs. The rest of America, however, will be buying discounted flat screens.

The Corner

Ferguson Protesters Chant Names of Cities They Intend to Shut Down, Demand to Be Arrested

Protesters in Ferguson, Mo., blocked traffic and surrounded cars on West Florissant Avenue before moving to the Ferguson Police Department on Saturday night. More protesters gathered in front of the police department than in recent nights, and many appeared eager to get arrested. In this

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Whatever happened to principle and adherence to the rule of law on the Left? Nicholas Kristof’s column today essentially excuses illegal immigration because–well, his father almost had to commit marriage fraud to get here. From his column: We need empathy, and humility. My father,
Writing in the New York Times, Hugo Dixon, editor at large of Reuters News, sees populism on the rise in Europe: A specter is haunting Europe, the specter of populism. The old political order of Britain, France, Italy and Spain — not to mention smaller countries such as Greece — is fa
Senator Lindsay Graham (R., S.C.) described a report on the Benghazi terrorist attack that was released by the Republican-controlled House Intelligence Committee as “full of crap” because it “absolves” the intelligence community of wrongdoing. “The House Intelligenc

Red State

How Many Lies Have Democrats Told To Sabotage The War on Terror?

Start with Obama’s claim that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (or ISIS) is not Islamic. Say what? In fact, the so-called war on terror is clearly a war The post How Many Lies Have Democrats Told To Sabotage The War on Terror? appeared first on RedState.

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This week on the RedState Weekly Briefing Thomas LaDuke, Joe Cunningham, Caleb Howe, and I discuss Obama's immigration edict, the latest Obamacare woes and Gruber lies, and the media coverage The post RedState Weekly Briefing: Obama’s Immigration Edict, More Obamacare/Gruber Lies, and the Cos
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As we prepare for an orgy of appropriations in the twilight hours of the 113th Congress, one of the bills under consideration is the State and Foreign Operations Appropriation bill. This The post Stop US funded abortions. Reinstate the Mexico City policy appeared first on RedState.
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