A Question For Democrats: What Can’t Obama Do?

28 Aug 2014, 8:04 pm

As the Constitution probably says somewhere, when you deem an issue super important feel free to ignore the rest of this nonsense and do what’s “right.”

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(John Hinderaker)Michael Brown was a very large young man, 6’4″ and 292 (sometimes reported as 300) pounds. He used his size aggressively to rob a convenience store and shove aside a store clerk just ten minutes before his fatal encounter with a police officer. Brown’s height and w

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Doing crisis negotiations wrong.

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The American Spectator

Donald Trump Takes Ice Bucket Challenge: Dares Obama

So Homer Simpson and Mike  Tyson challenged Donald Trump to take the ice bucket challenge. Now, in typical Trump style, The Donald has taken the challenge. Yes, you read that right. Take a look right here and you will see Donald Trump get dumped on — hair and all — by Miss Universe

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Democrats are engaging in wishful thinking by claiming Republicans want Obama impeached. Democrats’ reality is that they are stuck with Obama. He has become their biggest political liability, which is only likely to get worse. The only thing that can save them is a Republican misstep. Obama i
No doubt, Champagne corks were popping on the Champs Elysées this week to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Paris from the prolonged four-year German occupation in World War II. Despite repeated orders from Hitler that the French capital “must not fall into the enemy&


28 Aug 2014, 3:00 am

For the past 25 years, the Bard Summer Music Festival has offered classical music lovers a unique way to spend summer vacations: two weekends in August packed with concerts and lectures focused on the life and work of one composer. This year, to celebrate its 25th anniversary, Bard staged a Schuber

The Federalist

A Question For Democrats: What Can’t Obama Do?

As the Constitution probably says somewhere, when you deem an issue super important feel free to ignore the rest of this nonsense and do what’s “right.”

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Libertarians and conservatives must join hands to protect the Constitution, or lose it.
Holding the 2024 Olympics in Washington, D.C. would be a civic and moral abomination.
Could feminists stop encouraging women to see themselves as victims? Consider the story told by Emma Sullivan, a high-achiever upset over a photo caption.

The Washington Free Beacon

Iran Begins Arming Palestinian Terrorists

Iranian military leaders say that they have begun weapons deliveries to Palestinian terrorists in the West Bank and elsewhere in the region after months of promising increased military support for Israel’s enemies, according to regional reports.

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Former Rep. Ron Paul said he believes the U.S. government had prior knowledge of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and has kept this information hidden in a classified section of the 9/11 Commission report.

Big Government

Report: California Welfare Program Overpayments Total $848 Million

The California Work Opportunities and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) welfare program has a total of $848 million in outstanding overpayments to state aid recipients, according to a recent report from the nonprofit California Common Sense. The report, titled "California Welfare Overpayments: Fra

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As reported on CNN on Thursday, Glide, the company whose service captured the alleged audio of the Michael Brown shooting from earlier this month, confirmed the timestamp of the audio. The audio was aired on CNN earlier this week but the network had backed off of playing the audio on air after que
Twice this week, panga boats filled with illegal aliens crossed over the U.S. border through the waters of the Pacific Ocean. Monday beachgoers watched in shock as one boat arrived on shore. Passengers fled, some of whom remain at large, while Tuesday’s boat was apprehended before reaching s
On Thursday’s “Special Report” on the Fox News Channel, Washington Post columnist Charles Krauthammer criticized President Barack Obama’s statement earlier that Russia had been weakened for its latest incursion into Ukrainian territory. Krauthammer explained that gestures f

American Thinker

Finally, Abstinence Triumphs!

The triumph of abstinence education should be encouraging to pro-life, pro-marriage, and pro-family activists, scholars, and legislators.

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The idea is magic, in that it’s transformative and incredibly illustrative – and fanciful in that it’s never going to happen.


28 Aug 2014, 12:00 am

The intellectual playbook about race relations in America, the theory intellectuals embrace, is and has been for a long time the novel To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee.
Some of the biggest, most prominent Israel supporters who are also Jewish have remained silent – specifically Steven Spielberg, David Geffen, Jeffrey Katzenberg, and Barbra Streisand.

Heritage Foundation

Tot Is Family’s Sole Survivor as ISIS Terrorists Target Iraqi Town

After escaping a terrorist-besieged Iraqi town with his family, 2-year-old Hassan was wounded when a suicide bomb went off near a mosque. The blast in the... Read More The post Tot Is Family’s Sole Survivor as ISIS Terrorists Target Iraqi Town appeared first on Daily Signal.

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An education option that better targets resources, empowers parents, and tailors a student’s learning experience specifically to his needs—while also enabling families to save for... Read More The post Education Savings Accounts: Enabling Customized Learning appeared first on Daily Sign
States are ill equipped to detect and report food stamp fraud in the digital age, including attempts to sell benefits for cash, alcohol and other... Read More The post In Digital Age, Government Fails to Trace Food Stamp Fraud Online appeared first on Daily Signal.
California’s at it again. On Labor Day, Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti is expected to announce a three-year series of hikes to the city’s minimum... Read More The post This City May Hike Minimum Wage to $13.25 an Hour appeared first on Daily Signal.

Townhall.com

Five Phrases That Mean You're Not Hired

The words that you slip into your resume are why your dream job is going to give you the slip. But don't take my word for it. These resume-busting ideas come from Hannah Hamilton, and the provocative, evocative article she wrote for her Monster masters at the Monster website.

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28 Aug 2014, 10:32 am

Full body shiver I really loath the sentence Im about to type. In fact, I hate it so much, Ive retyped it almost a dozen times; and there is no better way of articulating the disturbing truth: Paul Krugman was right.


27 Aug 2014, 11:01 pm

In fighting disease, aggressive action is not always advisable. Two years ago a federal panel recommended against routine use of a test for prostate cancer because it carries "a very small potential benefit and significant potential harms." Some men get false positives, and many true positives lead

The Corner

What Happened with Polygamy Law in Utah?

The decision by a Utah court yesterday regarding polygamy law only finalized a decision the court had made in December 2013, officially closing the case so the state can appeal to the Tenth Circuit. A key point to remember: Polygamy is not now legal in Utah. One way to look at it is that Utah

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On Thursday’s Special Report, Charles Krauthammer reacted to President Obama’s statement, “I don’t want to put the cart before the horse—we don’t have a strategy yet,” about the United States’ effort against the Islamic State. Krauthammer said
​Within a couple hours of President Obama’s telling reporters that “we don’t have a strategy yet” for taking on the Islamic State, White House press secretary Josh Earnest clarified that President Obama does have a strategy, or at least part of one. He told CNN that
There’s nothing scandalous about the IRS’s discarding the BlackBerry of disgraced official Lois Lerner, says an agency IT official. He tells me that “personal folders” — that is, e-mails moved from the IRS server to the hard drive of a user’s computer — ar

Red State

Rep. Annie Kuster (D, New Hampshire-02) can’t find an actual Republican supporter?

Meet Robin Partello. And who is she?  Well, she was someone who was featured as a Republican offering praise for Annie Kuster in a recent campaign ad for New Hampshire’s Second District. Just one, small, teeny-tiny problem: Woman in @RepAnnieKuster ad claims to be Republican, but Nashua

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The Montana Senate race has been perhaps the most interesting contest thus far in the 2014 Senate election cycle. Original nominee, and sitting interim Senator, John Walsh was busted for plagiarism on a 14 page (!) Master’s thesis*. Sensing that this might be a liability on the campaign trail
Garrett Epps, writing yesterday in The Atlantic, unleashed a nakedly partisan and brazenly inaccurate attack on the Supreme Court that is transparently designed to sway the way the Justices decide the Halbig case. The headline of Epps’ piece blaringly decries “The Ex


28 Aug 2014, 10:00 am

Of course I wrote  that with malice aforethought.  What’s the point of this gig if I can’t insert a needle here or there? That doesn’t detract from the slightly dark humor coming from this appearance of Maddow on MSNBC *: Rachel Maddow made a rare daytime
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