Nunn Says She’s Not a Sure Vote for Harry Reid

22 Aug 2014, 9:55 am

Georgia Democratic Senate candidate Michelle Nunn said Thurday she wasn’t sure she’d vote for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.) to keep his job should the Democrats maintain control of the Senate.

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22 Aug 2014, 9:40 am

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How Do You Solve a Problem Like Mitt Romney?

He wuz robbed. Admit it, you neo-cons, paleo-cons, compassionates, country clubbers and decline-to-states: right now, in a just, moral, ordered universe, Mitt Romney should be President. He was right on Iraq and Benghazi, right on healthcare, immigration, and Russia. But he was so mendaciously smea

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22 Aug 2014, 3:00 am

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The Washington Free Beacon

Nunn Says She’s Not a Sure Vote for Harry Reid

Georgia Democratic Senate candidate Michelle Nunn said Thurday she wasn’t sure she’d vote for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.) to keep his job should the Democrats maintain control of the Senate.

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A retail company in which a wealthy Democratic congressional candidate and his husband have both invested agreed this week to settle allegations that it singled out minority shoppers for additional security surveillance.
One of the nation’s leading construction workers unions awarded a major renovation contract to a builder in the midst of a labor dispute. The James G. Davis Construction Corporation has just begun work on the national headquarters of the Laborers union (LIUNA). The office is located two block

22 Aug 2014, 8:05 am

Big Government

Archbishop to Latino Leaders: U.S. Church at a 'Latino Moment'

In his address to the Catholic Association of Latino Leaders (CALL) Saturday, Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia said the U.S. Church was having a “Latino moment”; that because the population in the United States is increasingly comprised of Latinos, Catholic bishops should reco

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A new poll by Insider Advantage/Opinion Savvy Survey shows that Republican David Perdue leads Democrat Michelle Nunn by 7 points, 47% to 40%, but Libertarian Party candidate Amanda Swafford's 8% could force a runoff between Perdue and Nunn after the November general election. 
It took her more than nine years of working in the Dutch Ministry of Justice and Security, but Yasmina Haifi finally uncovered the secret truth about the Islamic State: It isn't Islamic at all. Actually, it's a Jewish plot. Yes, really: that terrorist group formerly known as ISIS, responsible for
Ralph Peters, the iconoclastic author and military strategist has been very vocal of late regarding US national security policy and the growth of the global jihadist movement.  A former US Army intelligence officer, he is a prolific and very successful author of over thirty works of both fict

American Thinker

The VHA Scandal Is Almost an Act Of Divine Intervention

The VHA scandal shines a light on what by now we should have fully realized -- government is almost never the solution; it is the problem.

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22 Aug 2014, 12:00 am

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Heritage Foundation

How the West Can Stop Terrorists From Attracting More Recruits Like Jihadist Who Beheaded Foley

American photojournalist James Foley was beheaded by a member of the Islamic State, his death shown in a YouTube video released on Tuesday. Foley’s executioner... Read More The post How the West Can Stop Terrorists From Attracting More Recruits Like Jihadist Who Beheaded Foley appeared first

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The Islamic State of the World

The American people have learned that once again, they were not told the truth. We were told that by the fall of 2012, Al Qaeda was purportedly on the run, finished off by a diplomacy that exchanged bullets for talking points, kinetic warfare for bridge-building conciliation. None of it was true. Th

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21 Aug 2014, 11:01 pm

Robin Williams and Lauren Bacall join this year's roster of celebrity deaths. Their names and fame preoccupy us in public mourning, though most of us were no closer to them in life than to a movie or television screen. Mourning differs in different times, but how we experience the tears and the remi

21 Aug 2014, 11:01 pm

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The Corner

Obamacare Led to Chicago Cubs 'Tarp Gate', Sources Say

Has Obamacare struck out with Chicago Cubs fans? At Tuesday evening’s game against the San Francisco Giants, the Wrigley Field grounds crew had such trouble pulling the tarp over the infield during a 5th inning downpour that umpires were forced to call the game after waiting four and a half

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22 Aug 2014, 9:33 am

The Wall Street Journal has an interesting discussion on the role of ransom in terrorist kidnappings such as that of James Foley. As a matter of policy, the United States and most other countries refuse to pay ransoms and discourage friends and family from paying ransoms, sometimes with t

22 Aug 2014, 8:02 am

Happy Birthday, Dorothy Parker, born on this date in 1893: quotes, poems, bio, and the weird journey of her ashes. Twenty-five perfectly timed dog pictures. George Orwell reviews Mein Kampf (1940) and “bag of wind” Jean-Paul Sartre’s Portrait o

22 Aug 2014, 5:36 am

Derek Draplin of the College Fix: The former Michigan governor whose leadership oversaw a severe economic downturn, skyrocketing unemployment, Detroit’s emerging bankruptcy, and the meltdown of the automotive industry, is now a professor specializing in job growth. This fall, Mic

Red State

Ferguson, MO and Our Neighbors’ Love

I am a thirty-nine year old white male in suburbia. When I hear of an altercation between an eighteen year old black male and a police officer, my natural inclination is to take the side of the police. For that matter, if I hear it is an eighteen year old white kid, Asian kid, Hispanic kid, or pret

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You know, we hear a lot of guff from the American Left about how insular rural areas of Red States can be.  But I gotta tell you: speaking as a transplanted Northeasterner, listen to some of those progressives in Vermont and it’s like you’re in a time warp back
While it is far too early to write an obituary in Topeka, conservatives must acknowledge the reality that Governor Sam Brownback is fighting for his political life right now in Kansas.  The RCP average has him trailing by 2.8%, with even GOP-leaning polling firm Rasmussen Reports showing Brown
Via NYMag comes some pretty shocking video from Ferguson last night. By all media accounts, last night was the first night of relative calm in several days and the crowd had settled in to peaceful protest. In the middle of this comes two astonishing videos of a police officer (I cannot tell which d