Gov. Kasich's four Obamacare tricks

22 Oct 2014, 4:42 pm

Philip Klein Ohio Gov. John Kasich, the Republican governor and possible 2016 contender, had a dust-up this week when the Associated Press reported pro-Obamacare comments he made.

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(Paul Mirengoff)With control of the Senate at stake, Barack Obama can’t quite stand the thought of remaining on the sidelines. This, perhaps, is why he keeps injecting himself into the race by telling people that his policies are on the ballot and that endangered Democratic incumbents are &ldq

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Violence flares.

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The American Spectator

The Death of Ben Bradlee

TuesdayWow. The death of Ben Bradlee. We are all mortal. Naturally, I disliked him very much for his harm to the ultimate peacemaker, Richard M. Nixon. But when I looked up Mr. Bradlee in Wikipedia (sometimes reliable, sometimes not), I was staggered by something that had long been lurking in

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A Canadian soldier standing guard at the National War Memorial in Ottawa has been shot. Shots have been also been fired down the street inside and outside of Parliament Hill. Witnesses describe the gunman as carrying a rifle and having long hair. As of this writing, he is still on the loose. This i
Americans aren’t too impressed with the performance of their government. A fresh poll by NBC News and the Wall Street Journal reveals how voters grade elected officials: a C-minus, or a 2.1 GPA. Individual politicians and parties scored even lower. Approval for Congress’s job performanc

22 Oct 2014, 3:00 am

In a time of triumphant secularism, politicians treat the religious with increasing contempt. It was only a matter of time before headlines about government demanding the sermons of pastors appeared in the United States. Seeing themselves as superior to the religious, secularists feel entitled to b

The Federalist

Wastebook 2014: Eight Absurd Government Projects Funded With Your Money

The feds wasted millions on treadmills for mountain lions, monkey gambling studies, and food fight video games, according to Tom Coburn's 2014 Wastebook.

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A regulatory change in California has placed abortion in the category of ‘basic health services’ all insurance plans must cover. Even those churches buy.
Let’s check the data on statewide elections between 1998 to 2013.
Catering to a child’s every whim is bad for her character.

The Washington Free Beacon

Former Legal Client of Bruce Braley Will Not Vote For Him

A former legal client of Rep. Bruce Braley’s (D., Iowa) says he will not vote for him in Iowa’s Senate race, underscoring the challenges for the congressman as he seeks to edge out Republican Joni Ernst in the closely fought contest.

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Chicago Sun-Times reporter Dave McKinney resigned from the paper just days after the Free Beacon reported that his wife’s political firm was working to defeat Republican Bruce Rauner, who had been at the center of several critical reports by McKinney.
Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon criticized Turkey for providing safe haven to Hamas operatives to plan and carry out attacks against Israel during a meeting with U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel at the Pentagon on Tuesday.

Big Government

WHDH Political Editor: Shaheen Lost Debate with Defensive Stance on Obama

Wednesday on NBC Boston’s WHDH, political editor Andy Hiller explained that Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) lost her debate with Republican challenger Scott Brown because President Obama and his policies, deeply unpopular in New Hampshire, were injected into almost every question the moderators a

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Wednesday on CBS Boston’s WBZ, political analyst Jon Keller called Sen. Jeanne Shaheen’s (D-NH) support of 99 percent of President Barack Obama’s policies the “Achilles heel” of the senator’s re-election campaign. “Earlier in that debate [with Republican o
This week at the National Press Club in Washington D.C., President Barack Obama's Labor Secretary Tom Perez claimed immigration reform which would flood millions of foreign workers into the United States workforce to compete for employment with citizens would in fact put an, "upward pressure on wag
The Islamic State's brutal attempts to eradicate Iraq's Yazidi minority from territory they control may officially fit the definition of genocide, according to a United Nations official visiting Iraq this week. The evidence shows "an attempt to commit genocide,” said Assistant Secretary-Gene

American Thinker

America's Number One Vote Suppressor?

The president and his fellow progressives are also trying this campaign season to make “voter suppression” an election issue.

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ACORN has a new name, but the mission has not changed: gin up chaos and reap the rewards.
We need a C. Everett Koop to step up to the plate now.  We do not need another czar who will doubtless attempt more smoke and mirrors tactics to politicize a disease.

22 Oct 2014, 12:00 am

Psychopathology is the driving wheel of Marxism.

Heritage Foundation

From Africa to the US: Ebola in One Timeline

President Obama calls the Ebola virus a “serious disease.” The World Health Organization classifies the outbreak an “international health emergency.” Below are the facts, tracking... Read More The post From Africa to the US: Ebola in One Timeline appeared first on Daily Sign

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Gunshots rang out at multiple locations across Ottawa this morning, including at the War Memorial and in the Parliament buildings. Much is unknown at the... Read More The post Attack in Ottawa: Facts Remain Scarce But Reality of Security Threat Remains appeared first on Daily Signal.
A majority of Delawareans support education savings accounts (ESAs), according to a new study released by The Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice. The study used... Read More The post Majority of Delawareans Support Education Savings Accounts appeared first on Daily Signal.

22 Oct 2014, 1:16 pm

As public health officials here and abroad take steps to cope with the Ebola virus disease outbreak, there are a few pieces of good news... Read More The post The Good News About Ebola appeared first on Daily Signal.

Out of State Money Threatening Life and Legislation in North Dakota

The late Chuck Colson once said, Politics is downstream from culture. And when it comes to the abortion issue, truer words were never spoken. In fact, five states North Dakota, South Dakota, Mississippi, Arkansas, and Missouri are down to just one abortion clinic, thanks to state efforts to protec

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While struggling through a botched response to the Ebola crisis at home, grappling with a destabilizing global power-shift created by the unchecked ascendance of Putin in Eastern Europe, and the terrifying proliferation of ISIS across the Middle East Obama took to his bully pulpit to speak out on o
Wasn't it just yesterday that President Barack Obama extended his arms like some Hollywood Moses, promising his election would calm the seas and heal the planet?

22 Oct 2014, 9:42 am

Are the cast, crew and fans of Homeland -- Showtimes television series about a brilliant but neurotic CIA agent Islamophobes?

The Corner


A New Jersey high school has been exonerated of any racist intent after its football team used a banana to plug a hole in the door between its locker room and that of a majority-black visiting team. But, this being America in the 21st century, the school is being punished nevertheless. The story g

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So earlier today the Associated Press ran a story with the headline “Israeli police shoot man in east Jerusalem.” Then they changed it to “Car slams into east Jerusalem train station.” Finally, after widespread outrage on social media, they changed it to “Palestinian k
One of the most horrendous crimes in Kansas’s history has become an issue in the state’s hard-fought gubernatorial race. Jonathan and Reginald Carr received death sentences from the state more than a decade ago for a crime spree that involved rape, robbery, and murder, and culmin
In last night’s debate in New Hampshire between U.S. Senate candidates Jeanne Shaheen (D.) and Scott Brown (R.), Brown pointed out that Shaheen’s vote for Obamacare in 2010 “took three-quarters of a trillion dollars from our seniors’ Medicare to help pay for Obamacare, somet

Red State

ObamaCare: failure at any price

It was rather refreshing to see the very brief return of cost/benefit analysis to the American Left during the Ebola crisis.  You had to listen carefully to hear it, but The post ObamaCare: failure at any price appeared first on RedState.

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As promised yesterday, the second half of the latest installment of my roundup of the RCP polling averages (these for the Governor's races), looking at what share of the remaining The post Governors Breakers Report October 22, 2014 appeared first on RedState.

22 Oct 2014, 1:45 pm

Unless you’re completely off the grid, you’ve read about Apple’s most recent releases including updated iPads, their latest operating system for Macs and of course the new iPhone 6 and The post Follow the Money: Apple Inc. appeared first on RedState.
When the Obama regime engineered the overthrow of the governments of Tunisia, Libya, and Egypt during the much ballyhooed "Arab Spring" the administration did not have a strategic or geopolitical The post Arab Spring: the gift that keeps on giving appeared first on RedState.