Soccer of the Absurd

23 May 2015, 12:00 am

Right now, Israel, the Palestinians, and the FIFA, the World Soccer Authority, are engaged in a struggle of the absurd.

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23 May 2015, 12:00 am

I don’t hate blacks, gays, or Muslims, but I do hate it when people use the smoke and mirrors of illogic and linguistic trickery to hide the fact that they have no idea what they are 

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Trying to prevent the hijacking of America, Pamela Geller violates the Conditions of Umar

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What do we have to show for 50 years and $22 trillion?

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The American Spectator

New Alberta NDP MLA Who Gave Canadian Flag The Finger Expelled from Caucus Over Homophobic Remarks

Following the Alberta NDP's election victory one of their new MLAs Deborah Drever, 26, got into hot water for her social media activity namely giving the finger to the Canadian flag. She also drew heat for posing with a pro-marijuana t-shirt and drinking with her friends. I did not object to t

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Two aspiring political scientists exposed a widely referenced study, which maintained that homosexuals discussing gay marriage with citizens proved “capable of producing a cascade of opinion change,” as a total fraud. Berkeley grad student Joshua Kalla and Stanford professor David Brooc


22 May 2015, 3:00 am

On the night of April 9, 2015, masked men belonging to an anti-Russian militant group launched an audacious nighttime raid in the northeastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv. Their targets were not pro-Russian partisans, but rather three Soviet-era statues of Bolshevik heroes, including the Red Army com


22 May 2015, 3:00 am

So… It is Thursday night and I am in Greenville. I just had an incredibly good meal at the Commerce Club in downtown Greenville. Tommy and his wife, the spectacular Kitten, were there, and my angelic granddaughter, Coco, almost 4. And my perfect wifey, and my pal Bob, and Tommy’s pal,

The Federalist

This Week In Weird Twitter, Volume 1

Twitter’s wild and wacky world of dad jokes, non sequiturs, and [clenches fist] all that frickin’ rye.

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Hip-hop artist Jidenna's new song reminds us of the importance of having self-control and the ability to defer gratification -- and having them in style.
Incidents like testing opt-outs and parent fury in Fairfax show people get Charles Murray's point about refusing to comply with stupid regulations.
In a commentary culture constantly on a quest for multifaceted female characters in mainstream entertainment, here’s Mindy Lahiri of ‘The Mindy Project.’

The Washington Free Beacon

Rick Perry Will be Surrounded by Navy SEALs at June Announcement

Rick Perry's June event in Addison, Texas, where he's expected to announce his candidacy for president, will feature a number of retired and current Navy SEALs according to a invite to the event. Retired Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell, whose autobiography inspired the 2014 film Lone Survivor, will attend

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Congress is demanding that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) release documents detailing how many foreigners seeking asylum in the United States have been found to have ties to terror groups, according to a recent letter sent to the agency by leading lawmakers. The letter comes on the heel

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

No Progress Since the War on Poverty Began Half a Century Ago

What do we have to show for 50 years and $22 trillion?

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Trying to prevent the hijacking of America, Pamela Geller violates the Conditions of Umar
Merchants of Doubt does indeed succeed at telling a tale in an attention-keeping way. People who accept its assertions without question say they have all the information they need to justify animosity against cimate skeptics.
It can hardly be possible.  There's just too much history here.

Heritage Foundation

He Was a GOP Congressman for 14 Years, Then Went to Work for Obama. Ray LaHood’s Take on Politics.

While doing a fellowship at the University of Chicago’s Institute of Politics, I sat down for a chat with Ray LaHood, a former Republican congressman... Read More The post He Was a GOP Congressman for 14 Years, Then Went to Work for Obama. Ray LaHood’s Take on Politics. appeared first o

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As we roll into Memorial Day weekend, commemorating America’s fallen service members—but really all our troops—you can’t help but feel a sense of pride about... Read More The post A Big Win: Army’s Delta Force Killed Islamic State’s Top Money Man appeared first o
Say you got a recall notice for your car. You’d naturally be alarmed, especially after reading that the problem involved Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard... Read More The post Should Cars Be Recalled Over Peeling Labels? Looking at How Regulations Affect Our Lives. appeared first on The
For much of the last century, Latin America has seldom been a major focus for U.S. foreign policy. Yet President Obama’s controversial Cuba policy appears... Read More The post 5 Steps the Next President Could Take to Boost Our Relationship With Latin America appeared first on The Daily Signa

Townhall.com

EPA Plan to Ban Coal Hits Major Roadblock

The EPA proposal to impose a de facto ban on new coal-fired power plants received more than two million comments from the public - but it looks like it was just one five-page comment from the Energy and Environment Legal Institute (E&E Legal) that sent EPA scrambling back to the drawing board.

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A new Pew Research Center poll shows that America is unhappy with the GOP led Congress. In fact, Americans are disgusted as Republican congressional leaders only registered a 22% overall approval rating.
The managing editor of the landmark bastion of conservative thought has sadly evolved to the wrong side of its founder's history.
So, what does it take to make a Ronda Rousey?

The Corner

Hillary Discussed Highly Sensitive Information, Now Classified “Secret,” on Her Private Email – as We Predicted …

Well, you heard it here first. Today, the State Department released Benghazi-related email from the private server and one of the (at least) two private email accounts on which former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton conducted official business – recklessly and in violation of laws and gui

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22 May 2015, 5:11 pm

Jay and Andrew, ISIS has other similarities with Lenin’s crowd, as well. Like the radical revolutionaries of 1917, they know that shaping public opinion is a crucial element in victory. They use the slickest (if also, perhaps, most horrifying) propaganda videos since Leni Riefenstahl. Back i
After you read Mark Regnerus on that fabricated gay-marriage “study,” click over to The Weekly Standard, where Andrew Ferguson makes an excellent point about the same: You can’t help but suspect that had such a questionable piece of work produced a result unflattering to the cau


22 May 2015, 3:42 pm

I am a big fan of Chevron, and not only because it’s an NR advertiser: In a world where corporations get weak-kneed and pay ransom when threatened by a liberal / leftist shakedown, the oil giant has taken the different road. As we have reported many times, a concocted and well-funded leg

Red State

Obama official: our Iraq policy is the same as our critics’

The Obama administration has three tried and true ways of dealing with crises. First, they blame others. Now seven years into his regime of shame, Obama is still trying to blame George Bush for everything. Second, they gaslight, that is they tell you against all evidence that something is working.

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Come, I will conceal nothing from you: I guessed wrong on this one. I expected a bitter rear-guard action. Would that I was always wrong in such a pleasant fashion. The post Update on Kentucky-GOV GOP Primary: James Comer takes the high road. appeared first on RedState.


22 May 2015, 2:00 pm

We live in a Bruce Jenner era, where a former athlete's pronouncement that he identifies as a woman is celebrated on the prime-time stage. The normalizing of that which is not is in overdrive in the adult world, and increasingly, is spilling over to affect children like never before. Pushing adult
The H1-B Visa program is a lightning rod. Conceptually it's a great idea: Find a way to bring productive, skilled people into the United States to boost our economy. In practice it's become a mess of big government micromanagement, which has made it an easy target for anti-immigration critics. Here
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