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22 Aug 2014, 6:10 am

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.

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The recent Supreme Court decision in Harris v. Quinn has shifted unions and forced unionism across the country.

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You don’t need to join the diamond arms race.

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22 Aug 2014, 6:09 am

With so many evils, persecutions, and abuses in the world, it’s hard to know which provide a moral pretext for declaring war.

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The American Spectator

How Do You Solve a Problem Like Mitt Romney?

He wuz robbed. Admit it, you neo-cons, paleo-cons, compassionates, country clubbers and decline-to-states: right now, in a just, moral, ordered universe, Mitt Romney should be President. He was right on Iraq and Benghazi, right on healthcare, immigration, and Russia. But he was so mendaciously smea

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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
Michael Brown lost his life after pursuing his unrestrained, but not unrequited, love for Swisher Sweets, which he heisted from a Ferguson, Missouri, shopkeeper without even the pretense of subterfuge. I despise his by-any-means-necessary passion for smoking Swishers. But who can gainsay the tobacc

The Federalist

The ‘Libertarian Moment’ Is Really An Individualist Moment

Our hope remains with those who deploy libertarian means for non-libertarian ends, and with enough experience of love to not wallow in self-obsession.

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21 Aug 2014, 6:08 am

Ah, stigma—one of the last great impediments to full-blown government dependency.
Every major American church that has taken steps towards liberalization on sexual issues has seen a steep decline in membership.
Could right-leaning politics help the cause of atheism by decoupling it from narrow leftist politics?

The Washington Free Beacon

‘Sin City: A Dame to Kill For’ Review

I’ve been writing for hours now. The sun dips. My fingers ache from pounding the keyboard. It’s a good pain. Reminds me of the hurt one feels after pounding a face into mush. Reminds me that in Sin City: A Dame to Kill For everyone has to feel a little pain sometimes.

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22 Aug 2014, 4:00 am

The headline was brutal. “Bam’s Golf War: Prez tees off as Foley’s parents grieve,” read the cover of Thursday’s New York Daily News. Obama’s gaffe was this: He had denounced the beheading of James Foley from a vacation spot in Martha’s Vineyard, then went t
A Chinese jet fighter flew dangerously close to a U.S. Navy P-8 anti-submarine warfare aircraft near Japan this week in an encounter that highlights China’s continued aggressiveness in the region.

Big Government

WATCH: Hizb ut-Tahrir Spokesperson Calls for Muslims to Rise Up Against Governments

A spokesperson for the supposedly 'non-violent' group Hizb ut-Tahrir (HT) has appeared on video calling for Muslims around the world to rise up against the governments of the countries in which they live, with special reference to "going abroad and visiting" the Middle East.  Taji Mustafa &nd

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UK Independence Party (UKIP) leader Nigel Farage has said that he doesn't intend to lead the party beyond 2020, meaning that the General Election next year may be the last one in which the 'People's Army' is led into battle by the populist figure. Farage, 50, disclosed the information to the Expre
(Reuters) - A British Muslim leader called for action on Thursday to tackle a jihadi sub-culture after an Islamic State video showed a suspected Briton beheading U.S. journalist James Foley, held hostage in Syria. In Washington, U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said the threat from Islamic
Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney slammed President Barack Obama’s foreign policy and declared the Russian reset “one of the most embarrassing incidents in American foreign policy.”   “He underestimated Russia," said Romney. "This whole reset po

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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It’s meant to be a lesson for Ferguson and America, make no mistake.  Just not the one you might think. 
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

How the West Can Stop Terrorists From Attracting More Recruits Like Jihadist Who Beheaded Foley

American photojournalist James Foley was beheaded by a member of the Islamic State, his death shown in a YouTube video released on Tuesday. Foley’s executioner... Read More The post How the West Can Stop Terrorists From Attracting More Recruits Like Jihadist Who Beheaded Foley appeared first

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Fifteen Members of Congress have come together to urge the Federal Reserve to further restrict its emergency lending authority, something the 2010 Dodd–Frank Act failed... Read More The post Bipartisan Group Calls for Further Fed Restrictions appeared first on Daily Signal.
Bill Burton, a senior fellow with the Center for American Progress Action Fund, not only attacked Rep. Mike Kelly, R-Pa., in print recently for bashing... Read More The post EPA’s Climate Plan is Flawed, Not Heritage Analysis appeared first on Daily Signal.
Despite the recent news that the Medicare Part A trust fund is projected to remain solvent for four more years than previously projected, it is... Read More The post Medicare Still Needs Reform — Soon appeared first on Daily Signal.

Townhall.com

Why Russian Small Caps are a Contrarian Pick

Due to Russian President Vladimir Putins shenanigans and the ongoing Ukraine situation, many Western investors are fleeing Russia. However, contrarian investors view this as an excellent opportunity to enter the Russian market on the cheap.

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There can be only one response to the barbaric beheading of American journalist James Foley by Islamic State terrorists. We must hunt them down and kill them. President Obama said as much in his brief remarks in the wake of the terrorists' grisly video that showed Foley's execution by a masked jihad
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its report, Expenditures on Children by Families, and the cost of raising a child is now up to $245,000- not including the cost of college. The most expensive part of raising children is keeping a roof over their heads and food in their bellies...


21 Aug 2014, 11:01 pm

While the United States remains the wealthiest nation in the worldfirst by Gross Domestic Product, seventh by average incomemany Americans have been struggling financially in recent years.

The Corner

This Is Not a Joke

Derek Draplin of The College Fix: The former Michigan governor whose leadership oversaw a severe economic downturn, skyrocketing unemployment, Detroit’s emerging bankruptcy, and the meltdown of the automotive industry, is now a professor specializing in job growth. This fall, Mic

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Our barbaric jihadist enemies – the ones President Obama repeatedly assured us he had “decimated” and put on “the path to defeat” – are now stronger than ever. Not stronger than they have been in years, or decades – stronger than ever. They have seized a co
There is no doubt a troubling “subtext” to Attorney General Eric Holder’s remarks in Ferguson, Mo., says Charles Krauthammer – but he is not the big problem. “The real scandal,” says Krauthammer, “is what the governor has done, Jay Nixon, what he said yes


21 Aug 2014, 6:57 pm

In events like the Ferguson “crisis,” the most revealing moments occur in plain view and in the full light of day. One such moment was the reaction of the crowd of protesters to the two people who were protesting against them. To judge from the televised reporting of the event

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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