U.S. Weapons in Afghanistan Likely Reaching Insurgents, Report Warns

27 Jul 2014, 11:01 pm

After spending $626 million in taxpayer funds to arm the Afghanistan security forces, U.S. government inspectors have discovered that large portions of the weapons have gone missing and have likely fallen into the hands of militant insurgents, according to a new report.

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(Paul Mirengoff)The baseball Hall of Fame inducted six new members today. Among the inductees were managers Tony La Russa, Joe Torre, and Bobby Cox (the others were Frank Thomas, Greg Maddux, and Tom Glavine). One thing about inducting managers: you don’t have to worry about whether their perf

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Byron York The White House has fueled talk that House Republicans might move to impeach President Obama if he uses executive authority to enact far-reaching changes in immigration policy. washingtonexaminer.com/blogs/beltway-confidential

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27 Jul 2014, 7:31 pm

(Paul Mirengoff)It’s not getting much attention, but Ukraine continues to make military progress against rebel separatists. The Washington Post reports that the Ukrainian military has pushed the rebels out of a series of villages and towns in the East, and now has its sights set on Horlivka, a

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The American Spectator

DC's Gun Restrictions Takes One Between The Eyes

The ruling of Washington, DC district court judge Fredrick Scullin in the most important current challenge to that city's unconstitutional restrictions on Second Amendment rights takes judicial action against intentionally law-breaking jurisdictions to a most welcome new level. The short version of

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26 Jul 2014, 9:04 am

The Jake Peavy Era is over in Boston. The Red Sox dealt the former NL Cy Young winner to the San Francisco Giants today for minor league pitchers Edwin Escobar and Heath Hembree. Peavy will make his Giants debut tomorrow night against the Dodgers. As of this writing, the Giants have a 1/2 game lead

26 Jul 2014, 9:01 am

FridayTravel with a three year old is exhausting. Wifey, our daughter-in-law, “The Kitten,” and our three-year-old granddaughter left Sandpoint about noon yesterday. We hated to go. The sky was a dramatic silver gray and the wind blew the cottonwoods against the windows and Mr. Buffett&
In 1996, President Bill Clinton stated that "abortion should not only be safe and legal, it should be rare." The far left has since changed its tone with a campaign to normalize and de-stigmatize abortions. The new website Notalone.us, founded by Emily Letts, the woman known for posting a video of

The Federalist

How Vodka Conquered America

How did vodka conquer America? Neal Dewing interviews author Vic Matus about vodka's rise to become America’s top-selling spirit.

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One of Obamacare's architects was caught off message this week. Way off message. Defenders didn't handle it so well.
Obamacare isn't the only major typo in American history. We did some digging and found 5 more typos in landmark laws.
Does Earth-2 Jonathan Gruber also love birds?

The Washington Free Beacon

U.S. Weapons in Afghanistan Likely Reaching Insurgents, Report Warns

After spending $626 million in taxpayer funds to arm the Afghanistan security forces, U.S. government inspectors have discovered that large portions of the weapons have gone missing and have likely fallen into the hands of militant insurgents, according to a new report.

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JERUSALEM—Secretary of State John Kerry came under scathing criticism from Israeli officials and the Israeli press over the weekend for what they characterized as his bungled attempt to achieve a cease-fire in Gaza.

27 Jul 2014, 12:45 pm

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu claimed Hamas has continued to fire rockets at Israel, despite their recent request for a ceasefire. “Hamas doesn’t even accept its own ceasefire. It’s continued to fire at us as we speak. Israel has accepted five ceasefires since this con

Big Government

Texas Grassroots Leaders Demand Immediate Action After Breitbart Border Tour

MCALLEN, Texas—Breitbart Texas invited a team of Texas grassroots leaders to tour the Texas-Mexico border. The tour began on Friday, July 25, 2014 and concluded on Sunday, July 27, 2014. The purpose of the trip was to highlight holes in border security in the Laredo and Rio Grande Valley Bo

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Britain's Sky News channel, which is owned by Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox company, has used the self confessed 'prejudiced' Mira Bar-Hillel as a talking head and authority on the subject of anti-Semitism. Bar-Hillel, who is known for her irrational loathing of the State of Israel, was featur
On his weekly Sunday HBO program “Last Week Tonight,” John Oliver challenged his viewers to unite behind the cause of urging the Russian government to rescue a satellite of which it had lost control that contains geckos as part of a study of sex of living organisms. “You might be
On Sunday evening, after calling Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and demanding an "immediate, unconditional" ceasefire in the war with Hamas, President Barack Obama convened an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council to ratify a unanimous resolution to the same effect. I

American Thinker

Should Israel Be Politically Correct?

As Israel is defending its sovereignty with Operation Protective Edge, many in the media, in the Obama administration, and throughout the world are once again criticizing the Jewish State.

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27 Jul 2014, 12:00 am

While atheists are still in the minority, they’ve been able to join with other people who harbor doubts about faith and build up a critical mass that appears larger than it actuality might be.
Contrary to Nancy Pelosi’s creative biblical exegesis, Moses was not a refugee, nor was he saved by a band of compassionate liberals

27 Jul 2014, 12:00 am

It was decisions made in Berlin, Vienna, St. Petersburg, and London between July 24 and July 31 that made a world war inevitable. 

Heritage Foundation

Will Congress Delay August Recess to Address Border Crisis?

Despite repeated prodding from “Fox News Sunday” host Chris Wallace, Rep. Steve Scalise wouldn’t definitively say whether the U.S. House would delay its month-long August recess and... Read More The post Will Congress Delay August Recess to Address Border Crisis? appeare

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As violence in Israel and Gaza continues, hope for a break in the conflict was quickly shattered as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Hamas... Read More The post Benjamin Netanyahu: Hamas Violated Cease-Fire With Israel appeared first on Daily Signal.
The character of our culture has a lot to do with opportunity in America. I learned early on, from personal experience, that these two notions... Read More The post How Culture and Opportunity Are Intertwined appeared first on Daily Signal.
The Israeli missile-defense system known as Iron Dome once again finds itself in the international spotlight, causing many Americans to wonder if the U.S. has... Read More The post American’s Should Take Notes on Israel’s Iron Dome appeared first on Daily Signal.


Maryland's Forgotten Foster Children

Yesterday my oldest Army buddy lost his foster son to cancer. Sadly Maryland, which funds almost everything, will not provide enough funds for in ground burial of foster children.

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What’s happening in Arizona right now is sufficient to make every conservative shudder.
America is supposed to be the land of the free and the home of the brave.

The Corner

Rogan: Perception Abroad of Obama Is That He's 'Disengaged'

Make sure to read Tom’s latest, “Just Words, Just Words.” 

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The signs are that President Obama is going to proceed with a massive unilateral amnesty that will effect one of his most important legislative goals without the legislature. As a brazen distortion of our constitutional system, this move will provoke a major reaction and, at the very least, lead to
Those who pay attention to the Obama administration know that the practice of hiding information, and of improper treatment of electronic records, is hardly confined to the Internal Revenue Service. The Environmental Protection Agency has been particularly abusive, with former agency head Lisa Jack

27 Jul 2014, 7:02 pm

That parody story about Michele Bachmann proposing to set up labor camps for illegal-immigrant children, which took in our dear friends at Think Progress, has taken in the New York Times as well: Brazil bureau chief Simon Romero is tweeting the fake story as though it were real.

Red State

Halbig’s Critics Hoist By Their Own Petards

This has not been a good week for defenders of Obamacare and their scorn for the legal arguments challenging whether the statute provides subdsidies for buyers of health insurance policies on the federal Helthcare.gov exchange. On Monday, a divided panel of the DC Circuit ruled in Halbig v Burwell

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While we’re all having a good time with the concentrated stupidity of ObamaCare architect Jonathan Gruber (who allegedly holds some sort of advanced degree from a major institution) claiming he repeatedly made “verbal typos” when clearly stating that only state-run exchanges would
Via CNN.com today comes this truly astounding article that purports to leave the question of whether Hamas is using human shields in Gaza up in the air. The opening four paragraphs here set the stage for the accusation that Israel is using the “human shield” argument as a PR ploy of que
Dear God but the Left is going to hate that term by the time we're done with it. The post Another 2012 Jonathan Gruber ‘speak-o,’ apparently. #obamacare appeared first on RedState.