Siberia by Train

23 Nov 2014, 4:00 am

In Midnight in Siberia, National Public Radio host David Greene uses the Siberian Express as a literal and figurative vehicle to explore Russia’s heart. Travelling with his NPR companion and Russian interlocutor, Sergei, this book isn’t simply a travel book. Midnight in Siberia is a stro

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Self-determination.

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23 Nov 2014, 12:00 am

Many policymakers in the U.S. stubbornly refuse to recognize that there is no distinction between the terrorists that attack Jews at prayer in Jerusalem and terrorists who bomb runners in a marathon in Boston.

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The curious case of Steven Salaita, the ultimate victimologist.

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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

Sorry, President Obama: Scripture Doesn’t Support Amnesty

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

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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.
All legislative powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of the United States – unless the President says it's important

The Washington Free Beacon

Siberia by Train

In Midnight in Siberia, National Public Radio host David Greene uses the Siberian Express as a literal and figurative vehicle to explore Russia’s heart. Travelling with his NPR companion and Russian interlocutor, Sergei, this book isn’t simply a travel book. Midnight in Siberia is a stro

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Secretary of State John Kerry told reporters Saturday afternoon that "big" and "serious gaps" remain between the United States and Iran as both nations rush to ink a deal aimed at containing Tehran's nuclear work just over 48 hours before a self-imposed deadline for the talks expires. In between si


22 Nov 2014, 4:00 am

For ordinary Internet users, email spam is an inconvenience and a mystery. Diving into the spam folder to rescue legitimate correspondence, they are confronted with seedy missives from the Internet’s dark side—cryptic, misspelled messages from old friends urging them to click a link and


21 Nov 2014, 3:00 pm

Big Government

Cub Swanson Has No Answer for Frankie Edgar

Cub Swanson had no answer for “The Answer.” Frankie Edgar punished Swanson for five rounds before gaining the latest stoppage in UFC history. A confident Cub Swanson landed more significant strikes in the first round but Frankie Edgar employed wrestling and judo-style takedowns to mat

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BOSTON—The Only Game That Matters really, really mattered this year. A full house of 31,062 at Harvard Stadium, $30 tickets peddled for $120 by guys in track suits boasting neither Harvard nor high school degrees, and ESPN’s College GameDay trekking from Bristol to Boston all acknowle
A lot of intriguing action in Week 12, including a relocated game, the NFL’s #1 defense against Tom Brady, the return of Josh Gordon, Lovie Smith’s return to Chicago, Denver finally returning home, DeMarco Murray against the NFL’s worst run defense, and so much more. Let’s t
NBC's "Saturday Night Live" joked that German Chancellor Angela Merkel was sexually attracted to President Obama during their "Weekend Update" segment. After joking about the contentious relationships between participants at the G-20 Summit, Merkel was asked about President Obama to which she said

American Thinker

The Dutch Say No to PC and Win

Black Pete overwhelms the multiculturalists in Holland.

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

Heritage Foundation

Krauthammer Calls Obama’s Executive Action a ‘Gigantic Neon Sign’ Welcoming Illegal Immigrants

Fox News contributor Charles Krauthammer didn’t mince words when asked about President Obama’s decision to defer deportation of an estimated 5 million illegal immigrants. Watch... Read More The post Krauthammer Calls Obama’s Executive Action a ‘Gigantic Neon Sign’ Welc

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That sound you’re hearing from across the Pacific is the Chinese rulers and Beijing laughing at us. President Obama and the “green” lobby actually think... Read More The post Obama Just Got Punked by the Chinese: They Won’t Honor New Climate Change Deal appeared first on Dai
At stake in the fight over President Obama’s executive action on immigration could be the future voting patterns of Hispanics—not just of the 5 million or... Read More The post How Conservatives Can Attack Obama’s Immigration Plan Without Alienating Hispanics appeared first o
Before Congress recessed for the midterm elections, lawmakers announced plans to use the current lame-duck session to work on passing a bill called “The Achieving... Read More The post You’ve Never Heard of This Legislation. But If Passed, It Would Increase the Welfare State. appeared f

Townhall.com

‘Gay’ DNC Bundler, Founder of HRC Charged with Raping Boy

Here we go again. Yet another high-profile gay activist has been arrested for homosexual assault on a child.

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The on-line retailer Amazon recently revealed the most popular verse in the Bible for Americans. No, its not the ubiquitous John 3:16 displayed on posters at sporting events everywhere.
A popular myth, perpetuated by Lou Dobbs, is that the best period of economic growth was during the 1950s when the top rate was more than 90%.
Apparently Nixon was so concerned with satisfying a Democrat voting bloc in St. Louis that he failed to mention that the investigation into the shooting had barely begun, and certainly no evidence had yet been developed that might merit a vigorous prosecution of the officer.

The Corner

Ferguson Protests Grow Larger: 'We Don't Give a F--- about Your Laws'

The protests in Ferguson, Mo., on Friday night grew larger than previous days’ gatherings of protesters, despite the rain and cold weather. Police officers used a megaphone to ask protesters to leave the street outside the Ferguson Police Department or they would be arrested. In this vid

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22 Nov 2014, 11:54 am

The Interpreter: When the Ukrainian crisis began, some commentators in the West suggested that NATO would not in the end fight to defend the Baltic countries even though the latter are full members of NATO by asking “who is prepared to die for Narva?” But now a senior US State Departm
The US Conference of Catholic Bishops: WASHINGTON—Bishop Eusebio Elizondo, M.Sp.S., auxiliary bishop of Seattle and chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) Committee on Migration, welcomed the news today that the Obama administration will defer deportations for many undo
In a post yesterday, I talked about a particular freedom that those on the left have: If the process gets in your way — separation of powers, the Constitution, and all that — just disregard it, and go for your desired result. Gotta break a few eggs, you know. We must bend that arc towar

Red State

Agribusiness hits the jackpot, taxpayers not so much

his will come as no surprise for anyone who was paying attention (see the RedState coverage) during the debate of the Farm Bill last winter (or any other debate on The post Agribusiness hits the jackpot, taxpayers not so much appeared first on RedState.

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Via the Washington Times: The Ferguson, Mo., grand jury considering the indictment of Officer Darren Wilson, who killed teenager Michael Brown during an altercation in August, left the justice center The post BREAKING: Ferguson Grand Jury fails to reach a decision appeared first on RedState.
Many of us have been aware of the travails of former CBS reporter Sharyl Atkisson who had her reporting on Fast & Furious suppressed by her employer because it got The post USA Today Reporter Susan Davis gets a bad rap appeared first on RedState.
Most of you are opposed to what Barack Obama did, but if you step back for a minute you will see it is not what he did, but how he The post It’s Not What He Did, But How He Did It appeared first on RedState.
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