Intel officials: Al Qaeda is on the run… forward, and at a charging pace

29 Jul 2014, 9:01 am

Threat rising?

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DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - On the last day of May, a surface-to-air rocket was signed out of a military base near Moscow where it had been stored for more than 20 years.

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West Virginia Democratic Senate Candidate Natalie Tennant was questioned on Fox & Friends Tuesday about her prior support for President Obama, a key campaign question in her uphill battle to defeat Rep. Shelley Moore Capito (R., W.V.) for the state’s open seat. Tennant has sought to

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Becket Adams Someone at the Associated Press, probably a social media intern who should know better, will likely get a stern lecture later today. The global news group Tuesday tweeted a link to an article, titled “With Israel at War, US Lawmakers Give Full Support,” with the following e

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The American Spectator

Headless Elephants

Last week, amid alarm bells going off in Gaza, Ukraine, and on the Texas border, and while he golfed and attended campaign fundraisers, President Barack Obama saw his approval rating as measured by Gallup drop to 39 percent. Some 54 percent of the venerable polling firm’s respondents register

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Word to Christians from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria: Convert, leave, or die. Forget accommodation. Forget religious tolerance and related catchphrases from the always tolerant, perpetually forbearing West. Convert, leave, or die. Against the backdrop of attempts to exterminate — not j


29 Jul 2014, 3:00 am

Last week, amid alarm bells going off in Gaza, Ukraine, and on the Texas border, and while he golfed and attended campaign fundraisers, President Barack Obama saw his approval rating as measured by Gallup drop to 39 percent. Some 54 percent of the venerable polling firm’s respondents register


29 Jul 2014, 3:00 am

Many years ago, on my first trip around the world, I was struck by how the children in the Middle East — Arab and Israeli alike — were among the nicest looking little children I had seen anywhere. It was painful to think that they were going to grow up killing each other. But that is ex

The Federalist

Big Government Is The Borg, And Resistance Isn’t Futile

The primary reason to fight against big government is that its final destination is death. As in, murder. At some point, someone’s got to say it.

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The level of distrust for the validity of CBO's estimates is growing, and their latest step to game the accounting on Obamacare's ramifications is amazing.
Mixed news with this edition, as Republicans have weakened in North Carolina, strengthened in Iowa’s open seat, and we introduce a new senate elections graphic.
The anniversary of World War I's beginning is a good time to challenge conventional wisdom: Did the Versailles Treaty actually cause World War II?

The Washington Free Beacon

Where Ukraine’s Separatists Get Their Weapons

DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - On the last day of May, a surface-to-air rocket was signed out of a military base near Moscow where it had been stored for more than 20 years.

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Nearly 100 House lawmakers will petition the United Nations this week to formally designate Hamas’ rocket arsenal as “an impenetrable barrier to regional peace” and to make their removal from the Gaza Strip a “top priority,” according to a copy of the unsent letter obta
Collective bargaining may not be the boon for workers that labor unions claim it is, according to a new study. The Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), a free market think tank, found that states with higher rates of union presence and collective bargaining agreements in the public and private s

Big Government

Michelle Nunn's Campaign Plan: How to Steal an Election?

A leaked document from the campaign of U.S. Senate candidate Michelle Nunn has been much in the news for reasonsdirectly belkow - and deservedly so. But few if any seem to have picked up on one element that goesto the heart of a free and fair election in Georgia come November. Michelle Nunn ca

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Those who believe that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton represents a hawkish alternative to President Barack Obama on foreign policy are due for a rude reminder of Clinton's true instincts Tuesday when Fusion America airs her interview with Jorge Ramos. Portions of the interview that have
Germany's biggest newspaper was forced into a climb down after it criticised Islam's "criminality," "murderous contempt" and "honour killings." "I don't believe in God, but at the same time Christianity, Judaism or Buddhism don't bother me. Only Islam bothers me more and more," wrote Nicolaus Fest
On Monday, illegal immigrants openly protested in front of the White House--and demanded more grants of temporary amnesty--without any consequences or fear of being deported.  According to a Fox News report, "Illegal immigrant activists can protest outside the White House without worrying too

American Thinker

Government Is Destroying our Standard of Living

For the first time in history, the U.S. is getting poorer.

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29 Jul 2014, 12:00 am

How do you begin to persuade a rank-and-file American that business is their friend and government is their enemy?
It's time for Republicans to do what Democrats did forty years ago this month to Richard Nixon.


29 Jul 2014, 12:00 am

I’ve been in the Israel Defense Forces for forty years, and I’ve never seen morale so high, and never seen the country so united

Heritage Foundation

Exclusive Interview: Rick Perry Says Deploying Troops to Border Sends a ‘Powerful Message’

Texas Gov. Rick Perry compares the role of National Guard troops at his state’s border to the deterring effect that cop cars stationed along neighborhood... Read More The post Exclusive Interview: Rick Perry Says Deploying Troops to Border Sends a ‘Powerful Message’ appeared first

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The recent Netroots Nation gathering, billed as a “giant family reunion for the left,” included a directive from one leader of a progressive state policy... Read More The post Progressive Leader Outlines Plan to ‘Take Down’ Free-Market State Policy Groups appeared first on D
Following a speech about extremism at the Environmental Protection Agency, Rep. Mike Kelly, R-Pa., called the Obama administration’s climate change proposal a “public relations piece.”... Read More The post ‘No Way’ Obama’s Climate Change Plan Will Reduce Tempera
Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina says $2 billion in federal aid and other U.S. investment in Central America could help end the flood of immigrants across... Read More The post Guatemala Wants $2 Billion for Border Crisis. Why One Activist Says U.S. Should Ignore It. appeared first on Da

Townhall.com

Israel's Enemies Should be Our Enemies

As rockets continue to rain down on Israeli communities and Israeli troops act to quell the onslaught, I will be boarding a plane bound for the Jewish state to see with my own eyes exactly what is taking place.

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28 Jul 2014, 11:01 pm

Companies are fleeing abroad with capital, even as politicians point the finger of blame at institutions; institutions mind you that have a legal responsibility for profitability even if politicians believe themselves to have no legal responsibility at all.
One of the worst things about working in Washington is that it’s so easy to get frustrated about the fact-free nature of political debates.


28 Jul 2014, 11:01 pm

American diets are being bombarded with genetically modified foods. Big seed companies initiate it.

The Corner

Red-State Dem Candidates Run from Obama

How are Democratic Senate candidates in red states handling President Obama’s growing unpopularity? Either by pretending they aren’t even in the same party or by attacking him, according to a survey of Senate campaigns by Patricia Murphy of the Daily Beast. The most dramatic distancing

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28 Jul 2014, 11:00 pm

Many people in Washington seem to be talking about the prospect of the president unilaterally legalizing the status of several million people who entered the country illegally as though it were just another political question. But if reports about the nature of the executive action he is contemplat
Imagine a world where everyone — I really mean everyone — has access to modern, affordable, high-quality health care. In this world, doctors don’t need to beg bureaucrats and insurance administrators for permission to save lives. Entrepreneurs here actively compete to lower prices


28 Jul 2014, 8:26 pm

Our editorial today deals with President Obama and what he calls “economic patriotism.” This put me in mind of “economic nationalism” — which is a Patrick J. Buchanan cause. It was also Richard Gephardt’s shtick in the 1988 Democratic primaries. (Just what you ne

Red State

Will the Chamber of Commerce Back Democrat Mary Landrieu?

Avowed enemy of conservatives and champion of corporate welfare the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is reportedly contemplating backing Democrat Mary Landrieu over Bill Cassidy in the LA Senate race. Per the Hill, New York Times columnist Joe Nocera may have inadvertently leaked plans on the part of the C

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On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss Alan Greenspan's opinion on market swings, if we just go from bubble to bubble and what to expect as the Fed raises rates. The post Alan Greenspan: Market Bubbles are Human Nature appeared first on
Salon justifiably takes a lot of flack around these parts for the many insane things they print, but this this piece by Bill Curry is worth a read as a damning indictment of the Democrats’ wholesale abandonment of populism in favor big business corporate donations. Some of Curry’s piece
The situation in Iraq grows more perilous by the day. The nation seems of the verge of dissolving into now only warring ethnic enclaves but warring ethnic enclave engaged in their own civil war. Barack Obama and his administration has stood idly by as the situation has spiraled out of control and a
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