ISIL is busy building a capital in Syria while Obama dithers

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Iranian military leaders say that they have begun weapons deliveries to Palestinian terrorists in the West Bank and elsewhere in the region after months of promising increased military support for Israel’s enemies, according to regional reports.

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Becket Adams Gov. Nathan Deal, R-Ga., earlier this week suffered a regrettable gaffe when he assumed that a Hispanic student at a College Republicans event at the University of Georgia was in the country illegally. “There’s a fundamental problem that can only be resolved at the Congress

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The American Spectator

Donald Trump Takes Ice Bucket Challenge: Dares Obama

So Homer Simpson and Mike  Tyson challenged Donald Trump to take the ice bucket challenge. Now, in typical Trump style, The Donald has taken the challenge. Yes, you read that right. Take a look right here and you will see Donald Trump get dumped on — hair and all — by Miss Universe

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Democrats are engaging in wishful thinking by claiming Republicans want Obama impeached. Democrats’ reality is that they are stuck with Obama. He has become their biggest political liability, which is only likely to get worse. The only thing that can save them is a Republican misstep. Obama i
No doubt, Champagne corks were popping on the Champs Elysées this week to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Paris from the prolonged four-year German occupation in World War II. Despite repeated orders from Hitler that the French capital “must not fall into the enemy&


28 Aug 2014, 3:00 am

For the past 25 years, the Bard Summer Music Festival has offered classical music lovers a unique way to spend summer vacations: two weekends in August packed with concerts and lectures focused on the life and work of one composer. This year, to celebrate its 25th anniversary, Bard staged a Schuber

The Federalist

It’s Actually Time For A Constitutional Moment

Libertarians and conservatives must join hands to protect the Constitution, or lose it.

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Holding the 2024 Olympics in Washington, D.C. would be a civic and moral abomination.
Could feminists stop encouraging women to see themselves as victims? Consider the story told by Emma Sullivan, a high-achiever upset over a photo caption.
Sharing a pregnancy earlier could change the way our society views pregnancy, and pregnancy loss, for the better.

The Washington Free Beacon

Iran Begins Arming Palestinian Terrorists

Iranian military leaders say that they have begun weapons deliveries to Palestinian terrorists in the West Bank and elsewhere in the region after months of promising increased military support for Israel’s enemies, according to regional reports.

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Former Rep. Ron Paul said he believes the U.S. government had prior knowledge of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and has kept this information hidden in a classified section of the 9/11 Commission report.

Big Government

CNN Pentagon Correspondent: Lack of Strategy on ISIS 'Odd,' 'Surprising'

CNN Pentagon correspondent Barbara Starr said that the president’s declaration that the United States did not have a strategy to defeat ISIS was “a little surprising,” and “a little odd perhaps” on Thursday’s broadcast of CNN’s “The Lead” with

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On Thursday’s “The Five,” co-host Greg Gutfeld outlined the problems with President Barack Obama’s reported forthcoming policy maneuver to take on so-called climate change. According to Gutfeld – it is illegal, wrong, crazy and evil. “The president plans to sig
A new Israeli poll shows that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s job approval rating has suffered dramatically in the wake of the Gaza ceasefire, which many Israelis felt was premature. At the same time, another poll shows that Israel’s right-wing parties would gain if new elections w
President Obama just finished a brief statement at the White House focused on his response to ISIS in Iraq and Russians in Ukraine. With regard to ISIS, Obama first downplayed U.S. goals in Iraq, then expanded them and finally said we had no strategy at all. Using a transcript provided by the Washi

American Thinker

Finally, Abstinence Triumphs!

The triumph of abstinence education should be encouraging to pro-life, pro-marriage, and pro-family activists, scholars, and legislators.

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The idea is magic, in that it’s transformative and incredibly illustrative – and fanciful in that it’s never going to happen.


28 Aug 2014, 12:00 am

The intellectual playbook about race relations in America, the theory intellectuals embrace, is and has been for a long time the novel To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee.
Some of the biggest, most prominent Israel supporters who are also Jewish have remained silent – specifically Steven Spielberg, David Geffen, Jeffrey Katzenberg, and Barbra Streisand.

Heritage Foundation

Education Savings Accounts: Enabling Customized Learning

An education option that better targets resources, empowers parents, and tailors a student’s learning experience specifically to his needs—while also enabling families to save for... Read More The post Education Savings Accounts: Enabling Customized Learning appeared first on Daily Sign

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States are ill equipped to detect and report food stamp fraud in the digital age, including attempts to sell benefits for cash, alcohol and other... Read More The post In Digital Age, Government Fails to Trace Food Stamp Fraud Online appeared first on Daily Signal.
California’s at it again. On Labor Day, Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti is expected to announce a three-year series of hikes to the city’s minimum... Read More The post This City May Hike Minimum Wage to $13.25 an Hour appeared first on Daily Signal.
New figures from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) confirm the ongoing negative economic impact of Obama-era policies such as the Affordable Care Act, the Dodd–Frank... Read More The post CBO Updated Budget Outlook Shows Economy Headed in Wrong Direction appeared first on Daily Signal.

Townhall.com

Five Phrases That Mean You're Not Hired

The words that you slip into your resume are why your dream job is going to give you the slip. But don't take my word for it. These resume-busting ideas come from Hannah Hamilton, and the provocative, evocative article she wrote for her Monster masters at the Monster website.

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28 Aug 2014, 10:32 am

Full body shiver I really loath the sentence Im about to type. In fact, I hate it so much, Ive retyped it almost a dozen times; and there is no better way of articulating the disturbing truth: Paul Krugman was right.


27 Aug 2014, 11:01 pm

In fighting disease, aggressive action is not always advisable. Two years ago a federal panel recommended against routine use of a test for prostate cancer because it carries "a very small potential benefit and significant potential harms." Some men get false positives, and many true positives lead

The Corner

Lerner's BlackBerry: Is There a Scandal?

There’s nothing scandalous about the IRS’s discarding the BlackBerry of disgraced official Lois Lerner, says an agency IT official. He tells me that “personal folders” — that is, e-mails moved from the IRS server to the hard drive of a user’s computer — ar

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28 Aug 2014, 4:36 pm

As recounted in Ian Tuttle’s bracing reports (here and here) about rapes committed by Muslims in Rotherdam, England, this is a longstanding European scandal the cover-up of which brings shame – more shame – to the Western media. In my 2010 book The Grand Jihad, on the Islamist-sup
Congressional approval for military action against the Islamic State, as the president suggested today, isn’t an adequate response for Representative Louie Gohmert (R., Texas) — he wants a “declaration of war against radical Islam.” Gohmert criticized the president’
After repeated calls from the left for her to comment on the unrest in Ferguson, Mo., Hillary Clinton’s offered her first public remarks regarding the shooting death of Michael Brown, choosing to repeat many of the same themes discussed over the past few weeks. “This is what hap

Red State

Rep. Annie Kuster (D, New Hampshire-02) can’t find an actual Republican supporter?

Meet Robin Partello. And who is she?  Well, she was someone who was featured as a Republican offering praise for Annie Kuster in a recent campaign ad for New Hampshire’s Second District. Just one, small, teeny-tiny problem: Woman in @RepAnnieKuster ad claims to be Republican, but Nashua

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The Montana Senate race has been perhaps the most interesting contest thus far in the 2014 Senate election cycle. Original nominee, and sitting interim Senator, John Walsh was busted for plagiarism on a 14 page (!) Master’s thesis*. Sensing that this might be a liability on the campaign trail
Garrett Epps, writing yesterday in The Atlantic, unleashed a nakedly partisan and brazenly inaccurate attack on the Supreme Court that is transparently designed to sway the way the Justices decide the Halbig case. The headline of Epps’ piece blaringly decries “The Ex


28 Aug 2014, 10:00 am

Of course I wrote  that with malice aforethought.  What’s the point of this gig if I can’t insert a needle here or there? That doesn’t detract from the slightly dark humor coming from this appearance of Maddow on MSNBC *: Rachel Maddow made a rare daytime
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