Al Sharpton very worried that execution of police officers will derail his movement

22 Dec 2014, 7:01 am

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As we close out 2014, as another sad day of violence ends, could we also try to see the best in each other's arguments?

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First they came for Bigfoot, but I didn’t speak up because I didn’t believe in Bigfoot.

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As feminists complain about the ‘gendered expectations of Christmas,’ Martha Stewart blows them all out of the water in terms of being a woman and gracious hostess.

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The American Spectator

It's the Best Time of the Year

From our December 1995 issue. This time last year, I hap­pened to be in the town of Santa Claus, Indiana, char­tered on Christmas Eve, 1852. I drove down Candy Cane Lane, hung a right on Rudolph Drive, then swung left on Mistletoe Circle, a pleasant journey only slightly marred by the fact

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“Hatred and fanaticism, the flabby spirit of complacency that has permitted the preachers of fanatical hatred to appear respectable, and the self-righteousness that labels all who disagree with us as traitors or dolts, provided the way for the vile deed that snuffed out John Kennedy’s l

22 Dec 2014, 3:00 am

There was a time when many a school board threatened to cancel the football season or disband the school band when its members sensed the voters might vote against the latest school bond measure. The threats were usually idle ones, but they often galvanized enough voters to put the issue over. Vote
In an interview that was broadcast last night on 60 Minutes, retiring Oklahoma Republican Senator Tom Coburn proclaimed, “I’m proud of our country for electing Barack Obama.” Senator Coburn is to be admired for his years as a watchdog on the spending habits of Congress and bureauc

The Federalist

Winning The Murdered NYPD Officers Blame Game Won’t Bring Peace

As we close out 2014, as another sad day of violence ends, could we also try to see the best in each other's arguments?

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First they came for Bigfoot, but I didn’t speak up because I didn’t believe in Bigfoot.
As feminists complain about the ‘gendered expectations of Christmas,’ Martha Stewart blows them all out of the water in terms of being a woman and gracious hostess.
Execution can be a just punishment for terrorists and mass murderers. Torture cannot.

The Washington Free Beacon

Son of Slain Cop Pens Heartfelt Tribute to Dad

NYPD officer Rafael Ramos and his partner Wenjian Liu were shot dead Saturday by a man apparently seeking retribution for widely publicized recent officer-involved civilian deaths. Rafael's 13-year-old son Jaden Ramos published a goodbye message to his father on Facebook.

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Former President George W. Bush dressed in a Santa suit to visit a Dallas children’s hospital and hand out toys to patients who have to spend the holiday in the hospital, the Daily Mail reports.
PARIS (Reuters) - French police on Saturday shot dead a man shouting "Allahu Akbar" ("God is the greatest") who stabbed and wounded three officers in a police station, authorities said.
On Sunday, President Obama defended his latest effort to work with Cuba as a calculated diplomatic effort and responded to critics who say the policy is yet another example of the president being too quick to appease bad actors.

Big Government

Pope Francis' Disturbing Cuba Activism

On Wednesday, President Barack Obama announced that the United States would be changing its policy toward Cuba, opening a Havana embassy and expanding travel. “Through these changes, we intend to create more opportunities for the American and Cuban people and begin a new chapter among the na

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President Barack Obama revealed his favorite film of the year to People Magazine in an interview released on Wednesday.  Obama named Richard Linklater’s Boyhood his favorite movie of 2014.  “Boyhood was a great movie,” he told People Magazine. “That, I think,
On Wednesday's broadcast of ABC's "World News," network report Cecilia Vega confirmed North Korea was behind the cyber-attack on Sony. “Tonight, ABC News has learned federal investigators have determined North Korea is responsible for the worst corporate cyber-attack in history,” Vega
Minnesota State Representative Greg Davids is calling for embattled MIT economics professor Jonathan Gruber, the "architect" of Obamacare, to return all $329,000 he was paid by the state of Minnesota as a subcontractor on a 2011 contract to analyze the state's plan to develop its Obamacare he

American Thinker

What was Obama taught about Cuba?

Did Barack Obama ever support the Cuban embargo to begin with?

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The Brooklyn police slaughter is just another example of how black racial hostility is now an everyday fact of life.

22 Dec 2014, 12:00 am

What were things really like under Batista?
There is more to the Sony hacking and movie distribution cancelling than meets the eye.  

Heritage Foundation

By the Numbers: Rare Surgery Saves the Smallest Lives

This month, The Daily Signal told the remarkable story of Elijah Leffingwell, a 2-year-old miracle child whose life was saved before he was even out of... Read More The post By the Numbers: Rare Surgery Saves the Smallest Lives appeared first on Daily Signal.

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The son of fallen NYPD Officer Rafael Ramos, who was shot to death along with his partner in their cruiser Saturday afternoon, has penned a... Read More The post 13-Year-Old Son of Fallen NYPD Officer Posts Heartbreaking Goodbye to Father on Facebook appeared first on Daily Signal.
The spat between Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida and Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky over President Obama’s attempt to normalize U.S.-Cuba relations spilled into the... Read More The post ‘Obama-Paul’ Cuba Policy Not Working for Marco Rubio appeared first on Daily Signal.
In early October, President Obama warned his supporters to “make no mistake: these policies [of mine] are on the ballot. Every single one of them.”... Read More The post The Reasons Behind Obama’s Failures appeared first on Daily Signal.

Two Cops

Two New York City cops, Wenjian Liu (38) and Rafael Ramos (40), were murdered Saturday afternoon sitting in their marked car parked near what in New York is known as "a project" - typically a high-rise, low cost housing structure - where they were attempting, by virtue of their visibility, to protec

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I left Washington state about 20 years ago for Arizona. A Washington native, I had become fed up with the left-wing politics of Seattle.
With that kind of record of outperformance, dumping a mainstream, S&P 500 Index fund in favor of a portfolio of Dividend Aristocrats is a no brainer for both my subscribers and my clients.
Are US shale frackers really to blame for the price crash?

The Corner

The Money Primary

Marco Rubio’s allies have insisted that he will make a decision about whether to run for president in 2016 independent of who else is running. That is to say, they’ve contended that a Jeb Bush bid would not preclude a Rubio bid. Theoretically.  The Tampa Bay Times on Fri

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22 Dec 2014, 5:34 am

The United States has a Department of Energy. Do you know that Britain has a Department of Energy and Climate Change? (Emphasis added, as they say.) Yes. And here is a news article: Staff at a Government department have been urged to avoid writing the words “Merry Christmas” in season
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21 Dec 2014, 10:40 pm

1) When I write about our culture — and other cultures — I often quote a lyric: “You’ve got to be carefully taught.” Who taught yesterday’s murderer that cops were anti-black and at war against blacks? Who taught him that the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garn

Red State

When the American President Hates America

Barack Obama does not like the United States. There was a lot of truth when his wife said that for the first time she was proud of her country. The Obamas see the United States as a corrupt and bullying power that needs to be humbled. No one seeks to fundamentally transform something they love. And

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This week on the RedState Weekly Briefing Thomas LaDuke, Joe Cunningham, and I will be joined by Jeff – @EstotericCD from Ace of Spades – to have a no holds barred interview with the controversial activist and independent journalist, Charles C. Johnson. We’ll be live at 7 pm Easte
Via the Twitter timeline of some guy at BuzzFeed Obama briefed on shooting of two NYPD officers in Brooklyn, per WH poorer. — Andrew Kaczynski (@BuzzFeedAndrew) December 21, 2014 From his first days in office, Barack Obama has made it one of his objectives to use ra
One of the axioms for anyone entering a twelve-step program such as that pioneered by Alcoholics Anonymous is that first the participant must have hit rock bottom The concept of rock bottom is important in the 12 steps and treatment in general because it serves as a touch stone and a reminder. Addi