Mark Begich’s Bold Debate Lie Easily Debunked By Anyone With Access to Youtube

31 Oct 2014, 9:02 am

Despite overwhelming evidence, Senator Mark Begich (D., Alaska) denied having attacked Republican Ted Stevens in attack ads during the 2008 Senate campaign. The issue came up during a debate Thursday night between Begich and Dan Sullivan. Sullivan questioned Begich regarding wrongful accusations ag

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Timothy P. Carney If you're not a journalist, here's a trade secret: The person who wrote an article often isn't the same person who wrote the headline. Editors write many headlines — certainly in print, often online.

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You are probably aware by now of that video showing a woman named Shoshana Edwards walking through the streets of New York in silence for 10 hours and the reactions to her appearance. Well, not quite 10 hours. Try about two minutes worth. In any case, these comments are characterized as "verbal str

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The American Spectator

Thoughts on Shoshana Edwards & That "Verbal Street Harassment" Video

You are probably aware by now of that video showing a woman named Shoshana Edwards walking through the streets of New York in silence for 10 hours and the reactions to her appearance. Well, not quite 10 hours. Try about two minutes worth. In any case, these comments are characterized as "verbal str

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Room to Grow: Conservative Reforms For a Limited Government and a Thriving Middle ClassBy Peter Wehener, Yuval Levin, et al.(YG Network, 121 pages, Free) Conservatism, properly understood, requires a healthy respect for the past as well as a clear-eyed appraisal of the present. So on paper, reform
In 1910, with Prussian militarism apparently the greatest looming threat to the British Empire and Western civilization, G. K. Chesterton published a novel, The Flying Inn, in which he argued the longest-lasting threat was Islam, and its attractiveness to a certain type of liberal mind. In the stor
Freddy Krueger, Jason Voorhees, and Michael Myers kill kids rushing to become adults. Is it too much to ask of the ghoulish trio to apply their talents toward adults rushing to become kids? The grownups who have decimated the ranks of trick-or-treaters by aborting 10 million of them in the last dec

The Federalist

If Greg Orman Is An Independent, Why Is His Campaign Run By Democrats?

For a so-called independent, Greg Orman sure has a lot of partisan Democrats running his Senate campaign in Kansas.

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My grandma endured a painful death from cancer. But nothing could make her undignified.
A new viral video shows "street harassment." But not all interaction with strangers in public is bad or aggressive intimidation.
America’s top officials and doctors are playing fast and loose with Ebola information, and that’s dangerous.

The Washington Free Beacon

MSNBC Knocks NH Debate Moderator Who Got Facts Wrong: ‘Come On Now!’

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Big Government

Poll: Israeli Perception of Obama Plummets

By better than a three to one margin, Israelis now consider U.S. President Barack Obama more pro-Palestinian than pro-Israel. According to a Smith Research/Jerusalem Post poll taken Wednesday night, only 16 percent of Israelis believe President Obama’s administration is more pro-Israel than

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Bye week blues have arrived in NFL Week 9. Six teams, each with at least one top player, are not playing this week (Chicago Bears, Green Bay Packers, Detroit Lions, Atlanta Falcons, Buffalo Bills, Tennessee Titans). I'm only going to talk about one player this week, because he was so good in Week
This week, Russian aircraft have probed NATO defenses to a degree unseen since the Cold War. Fighter aircraft from eight NATO members were reportedly scrambled to intercept more than two dozen aircraft just on Tuesday and Wednesday.  As the Wall Street Journal report details, the interce
UK’s fierce debate about the European Union is often misunderstood across the Atlantic. It has unfortunately become a tradition of the US foreign policy to view the EU as synonymous with ‘strong’ Europe.  So much so that a couple of years ago, President Obama visited Britain

American Thinker

Rebuild East Berlin? Sure! Rebuild East Jerusalem? No Way!

We can hail a united Germany, we can applaud her diplomats, we can embrace former adversaries, and yet the Obama administration denounces our Israeli allies for doing no more in East Jerusalem than the Germans are doing in East Berlin.

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Move on, folks, nothing to see here...
The Brittany Maynard case is being used as a battering ram by assisted-suicide advocates.
A way to prevent the sort of trickery the left loves to use to win elections it otherwise would lose.

Heritage Foundation

School Issues ‘No Trespass Order’ on Iraq Veteran Who Questioned Daughter’s Homework Assignment on Islam

An Iraq veteran was banned from his daughter’s high school after objecting to a required homework assignment about Islam. Kevin Wood, father of an 11th-grader... Read More The post School Issues ‘No Trespass Order’ on Iraq Veteran Who Questioned Daughter’s Homework Assignmen

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A long-awaited report from the Department of Justice’s inspector general sharply criticizes U.S. law enforcement officials for allowing a grenade trafficker for vicious Mexican drug cartels to... Read More The post US Lawmen Allowed Drug Cartels’ Grenade Trafficker to Move Fre
In a sign that Republican efforts to target the youth vote is paying off, a new poll finds a majority of young Americans who intend... Read More The post Poll Shows Young Voters Switching Allegiance From Democrats to GOP appeared first on Daily Signal.
Hopes for repeal of  Obamacare by a Republican-controlled Senate dimmed a week before the crucial midterm elections with surprising words from the man who likely... Read More The post Senate’s No. 1 Republican Explains Why a GOP-Controlled Senate Doesn’t Mean Repeal of Obamacare ap

John Kerry Lauds Cuba’s Contribution Against Ebola

"Already we are seeing nations large and small stepping up in impressive ways to make a contribution on the frontlinesCuba, a country of just 11 million people, has sent 165 health professionals and it plans to send nearly 300 more. (U.S. Sec. of State John Kerry as quoted by Reuters, Oct. 17)

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Putin has done a fairly decent job of rejuvenating Russias lagging arms sales business. But Putin isnt exactly concerned with revenue Or value. Hes a whole lot more concerned with how Russias arms transactions position in geo-political relations.
Voter discontent will give the GOP control of the Senate, but Americans quickly will become as disenamored with a new cast on Capitol Hill.
The Atlantic's Jeffrey Goldberg has written a piece detailing the deteriorating relationship between Israel and the Obama administration.

The Corner

P.S. on ‘Opposites’

A reader e-mails with a good (and fun) point: The Obama administration labels Netanyahu a “chickensh**” and a “coward.” But they do so anonymously, as unnamed sources. Shouldn’t the critics of cowards do their criticizing openly — courageously, you might say &mda

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31 Oct 2014, 9:20 am

Question for the New York Times: How large do Republican majorities in Congress have to be before it’s the president who is the obstructionist? 

31 Oct 2014, 9:04 am

I’d like to mention a few articles. Below, I mentioned Ian Tuttle’s piece on Obama vs. Netanyahu (or Obama vs. Middle East reality). Here are some more. Christine Sisto has written about “cat-calling.” I’m so glad she has tackled this subject — it’s import

31 Oct 2014, 8:44 am

MORE SPACE An anthropology of space? A Cape May Scenario: porches, hammocks, flags; lawns Without stone ornaments, small windows That are bow-shaped for the sea wind, Mail boxes with salt-air-withered signs, The pavements narrow enough for a child To feel grownup for a moment while his parents

Red State

New York court allows uncle and niece to marry

On Wednesday,the New York ruled that an uncle can legally marry his niece. Via the New York Post: The state’s highest court has toppled a cultural taboo — legalizing a The post New York court allows uncle and niece to marry appeared first on RedState.

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This is... interesting. I think the Democrats just threatened me: — Jonathan Coulton (@jonathancoulton) October 30, 2014 Quick background on this: Jonathan Coulton is a songwriter and performer who The post Jonathan Coulton did, indeed, get threatened by the Democra
If Your One Vote Doesn't Count Enough.... Our President seems unworried about the problem of voter fraud. Evidence on the ground suggests something else. So what The post Voter Fraud Could Cost Close Wins appeared first on RedState.

30 Oct 2014, 11:00 pm

Happy Reformation Day y'all #SemperReformanda #PartyLikeIts1517A photo posted by Jonathan Catanzaro (@joncat) on Oct 10, 2014 at 7:20pm PDT Yesterday, as a friend noted, we learned how the media would cover The post 95 Theses appeared first on RedState.