Predatory Journalism at the New York Times

21 Oct 2014, 3:00 am

The New York Times is again on the warpath against what it calls “predatory lending.” Just what is predatory lending? It is lending that charges a higher interest rate than people like those at the New York Times approve of. According to such thinking — or lack of thinking —

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21 Oct 2014, 3:00 am

“(Wendy) Davis is running (for governor) against Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, who is heavily favored to win in a state that remains strongly Republican.” — Katie Glueck, in “Wendy Davis and the ever-longer odds,” Politico, Oct. 19. Yes, yes, lady, fine; you

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Geert Wilders is the founder of the Dutch Party for Freedom, the fourth largest in that country’s parliament, and perhaps the Netherlands’ most controversial political figure. Wilders, whose 2008 film Fitna confrontationally opposed the encroachment of Islamic culture into Europe, has b

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21 Oct 2014, 3:00 am

October 27, 1964. Fifty years ago. It was a Tuesday night, one week from election day. As the Johnson-Goldwater campaign wound to its end, with Lyndon Johnson and the Great Society liberalism he was championing poised to win in a landslide over GOP nominee Senator Barry Goldwater, Americans turned

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The American Spectator

Predatory Journalism at the New York Times

The New York Times is again on the warpath against what it calls “predatory lending.” Just what is predatory lending? It is lending that charges a higher interest rate than people like those at the New York Times approve of. According to such thinking — or lack of thinking —

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21 Oct 2014, 3:00 am

“(Wendy) Davis is running (for governor) against Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, who is heavily favored to win in a state that remains strongly Republican.” — Katie Glueck, in “Wendy Davis and the ever-longer odds,” Politico, Oct. 19. Yes, yes, lady, fine; you


21 Oct 2014, 3:00 am

October 27, 1964. Fifty years ago. It was a Tuesday night, one week from election day. As the Johnson-Goldwater campaign wound to its end, with Lyndon Johnson and the Great Society liberalism he was championing poised to win in a landslide over GOP nominee Senator Barry Goldwater, Americans turned
Nobody likes a micro-manager. Especially when that micro-manager is the government. Here in the United States, we have this great thing called “the freedom of the press,” protected by our Constitution. But the White House doesn’t always seem to value that freedom above its own ima

The Federalist

Wendy Davis: Greg Abbott Might Ban Interracial Marriage

After claiming Greg Abbott didn't care about disabled people, Wendy Davis has pivoted to saying he might ban interracial marriage. His wife is Hispanic.

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A North Carolina court case involving pushy dentists showcases how bad laws let some people employ government power to block entrepreneurs.
Obama already had an Ebola Czar before he appointed Ron Klain as one. The two have several things in common, beginning with absence from Ebola meetings.
Except that we did expect it, because it's inherent in the fundamental basis of the left's argument for gay marriage.

The Washington Free Beacon

Pro-Israel Protesters Disrupt Anti-Semitic Met Opera

Pro-Israel protesters disrupted the opening performance of the New York City Metropolitan Opera's production of "The Death of Klinghoffer," a controversial opera that critics say condones anti-Semitism and terrorism against Jews. The Met's production of the opera, which begun its run on Monday even

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Big Government

Kansas City Royals Take Fans Back to the Future

If you could drive a DeLorean three decades into the past, you’d likely stumble upon a dark hall full of Americans captivated by the idea of driving a DeLorean three decades into the past. You would also find a small-market team shocking the baseball world. Not much has changed since 1985,

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Talk radio host and author of “The Liberty Amendments,” Mark Levin reacted to news that the US government is planning admit 100,000 Haitians into the US next year on Monday. “I just want to know where American citizens are going to find jobs,” he wondered. Levin said that
Editor's Note: This story appeared in today's version of The National Post.  There are “clear indications” that a 25-year old man who injured two Canadian soldiers in a hit-and-run Monday near Montreal “had become radicalized,” the Prime Minister’s Office says. Po
Editor's Note: This shocking story appeared in today's edition of the Toronto Star.  MONTREAL—A 25-year-old Quebec man killed by police after striking two Canadian Forces personnel with his car was known to national anti-terrorism investigators as someone who had taken to radical Islam,

American Thinker

This is What You Get When You Reduce Everything to 'Activism'

Obama spends all his time doing politics, raising money and dividing people, and sensibly resting up on the golf course in between his exhausting fund-raising gigs. To hell with governing.

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Leave it to Karl to orchestrate a cover-up that actually hides information exculpatory to his President and his party. He did just that on the issue of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMDs) in Iraq.
The mainstream media continues the cover-up of Islamist violence in the United States.
The military leaders of ISIS are following the same tactics used by Muhammad more than a thousand years ago

Heritage Foundation

Uncle of Benghazi Victim: Will We Ever Learn?

Most news accounts of the attack on Benghazi say it cost the lives of U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans. My nephew Sean... Read More The post Uncle of Benghazi Victim: Will We Ever Learn? appeared first on Daily Signal.

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Townhall.com

M&A Deals Fail At Highest Rate Since 2008

In yet another potential market topping sign, M&A Deals Fail At Highest Rate Since 2008

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20 Oct 2014, 11:01 pm

The problem of pain, to borrow a title from C.S. Lewis, is that with regard to our enormous national debt, there is none.
So We recruit an Ebola Czar who knows nothing about Ebola or Medical response protocols? Excuse me for not being terribly confident Michael Tanner joined the program to talk about the economic impact of Ebola.
I wrote last year about the remarkable acknowledgement by Bono that free markets were the best way to lift people out of poverty. The leader of the U2 band and long-time anti-poverty activist specifically stated that, capitalism has been the most effective ideology we have known in taking people out

The Corner

Coburn: NIH Wasted Research Money on Massages for Rabbits

Senator Tom Coburn’s annual Wastebook, a review of questionable government spending projects, comes at a bad time for the National Institute of Health, the head of which has attributed the Ebola crisis in part to a lack of funding for vaccine research. Rabbits received Swedish-style massages

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President Obama handed another useful sound bite to Republicans for the last few weeks of the campaign season, boasting today that Democrats running in states where he’s unpopular are still fervent supporters of his. “A lot of the states that are contested this [fall] are states t
If you want to understand the challenge Western liberalism faces from Islamic supremacism, take six minutes to watch this extraordinary interview of Ayad Jamal al-Din, a Shiite cleric, Iraqi intellectual, and former member of the Iraqi parliament who campaigns for a democratic Iraq that separates m
The war on the “war on women” is going surprisingly well. In my Washington Examiner piece, I explain what makes women voters tick and how Republicans can do even better with them.  It doesn’t involve copying the Democrats’ gynecology tactic. 

Red State

Jason Carter, Jimmy’s Grandson, Thinks Our Rights Come From the Government

Jason Carter is who the Democrats have chosen to lose in the gubernatorial race this year in Georgia. Carter is History's Greatest Monster's grandson. He's a Duke grad. He's a The post Jason Carter, Jimmy’s Grandson, Thinks Our Rights Come From the Government appeared first on RedState.

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I like to point out how the Net Neutrality / Title II Reclassification gang makes inconsistent arguments, for example complaining about 'fast lanes' even as it pushes for Title II The post Tech at Night: The real motivation of the Net Neutrality gang appeared first on RedState.


20 Oct 2014, 9:37 pm

Every want to know how campaigns target precincts and work on vote totals? In tonight's show I explained how campaigns work behind the scenes. Then I did a pivot. From The post You Will Be Made to Care appeared first on RedState.
Wendy Davis rose to fame championing the ability to rip children's skulls open, vacuum out their brains, then rip them apart. But she did it in pink sneakers, so the The post “Abortion Barbie” Wendy Davis is a Truly Horrible Person. But We Already Knew That. appeared first on RedState.
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