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17 Sep 2014, 9:41 pm

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(John Hinderaker)Elizabeth Warren is a heroine to many liberals, who hope she will challenge Hillary Clinton from the left. Even apart from the concept of anyone being to Hillary’s left, this seems bizarre to me. Warren parlayed the false claim that she is an Indian into academic success as an

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Hygiene.

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The American Spectator

Orioles & Nationals Clinch; Could There Be a Beltway World Series?

Within the space of about 30 minutes, the Washington Nationals clinched the NL East while the Baltimore Orioles clinched the AL East. The Nats shut out the Atlanta Braves 3-0 at Turner Field. Tanner Roark, Tyler Clippard and Drew Storen combined on a five-hit shutout. Ian Desmond drove two of Washi

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Vice-President Biden's use of the term "shylock" is but the latest in a long line of verbal gaffes he has made over the years. But at least he knows he was wrong to have said that and has owned up to it. All things considered, Biden is probably the least anti-Semitic member of the Obama Administrat
Being a sports impresario—in this case an NFL commissioner—has never been easy. I know, such magnificoes oversee the most prosperous sport in the country. They just put the logo of the NFL on a product line and watch the money flow in. Do they have a line of formal wear or of gardening
Nobody tell Harry Reid that a few clauses of Magna Carta are still in effect—he’ll want to repeal them next. We’ve only got a few tatters left of our own counterpart to that document, and Reid just led a party of Democrats on a raid to destroy them. Our Bill of Rights came with te

The Federalist

Biden Gets Another Free Pass

Biden's gaffe is not a big deal. Either are the dozens of much larger stories we've had to endure about GOP gaffes.

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The Federalist interviews Rand Paul on ISIS, his critics, and foreign policy.
State exchanges ignore the law. But even if insurance companies chose to follow it, American taxpayers would still subsidizing abortion.
In what world is Nicole Wallace a good representative for conservative women? Her debut featured her trademarked and tiresome bashing of Sarah Palin.

The Washington Free Beacon

Ukrainian Woman: ‘I Was Tortured By Russian-Backed Militants’

A Ukranian woman is speaking out against Russian-sponsored militants that publicly tortured her for speaking about the crisis in Ukraine and criticizing Russia’s recent election to the United Nations Human Rights Council. Irina Dovgan, of Donbas, Ukraine, recalled the four days of abuse i

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17 Sep 2014, 4:31 pm

Hiva Mohammad Alizadeh pleaded guilty on Wednesday in a Canadian terror plot, the Ottawa Citizen reports.

Big Government

Steve Jobs Banned his Children from Using an iPad

Although Steve Jobs is credited as the best technology innovator in the history of Silicon Valley, he was actually an art major in college. Jobs credited his creative talents as the secret sauce in building Apple Computer as the most valuable company in the world.  Because of a desire for his

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Less than 24 hours after Breitbart News first reported that Warren Buffett was scheduled to participate via conference call at Wednesday night's California fundraiser for Kentucky Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes, the Grimes campaign confirmed the billionaire investor has d
The latest New York Times/CBS News Poll shows Barack Obama has lost considerable ground with the American public regarding his foreign policy.  Fifty-eight percent of respondents disapprove of how Obama deals with foreign policy, 10 points higher than the CBS News poll conducted last month; 5
Freshman Congressman Scott Peters and his opponent Carl DeMaio are virtually even in a  poll conducted this past week. Respondents varied, however, as to each candidate’s favorability on given issues and within certain demographics. Of the 559 likely 52nd district voters that parti

American Thinker

Foreign Policy and Roosting Chickens

Obama’s chickens have come home to roost -- except that these birds are better described as black carrion auspiciously returning to pick clean a morbid foreign policy’s carcass.

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Here is a catalogue of all the white men who influenced me in my career.  No, they were not "trying to keep the black man down."


17 Sep 2014, 12:00 am

An alignment with the Iranian regime will prove to be a fatal error in neutralizing the immediate threat posed by the Islamic State and the more general threat of Islamic fundamentalism plaguing the Middle-East region.
If there were ever a propitious time for that to happen, it is now!

Heritage Foundation

As Senators Quiz Kerry on ISIS, House OKs Obama Request to Arm, Train Syrian Rebels

After lengthy debate that aligned Democrats and Republicans on both sides of the argument, the House  today passed an amendment allowing the Obama administration to... Read More The post As Senators Quiz Kerry on ISIS, House OKs Obama Request to Arm, Train Syrian Rebels appeared first on Daily

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Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal yesterday accused the Obama administration of making energy more expensive with the goal of making Americans more dependent on government. “The... Read More The post Bobby Jindal: How the ‘Radical Left’ Uses Energy Costs to Control Americans appeared fi
The Census Bureau released updated data this week showing that the so-called “gender pay gap” between men and women reached a record low, with women... Read More The post Do Women Really Earn 22 Percent Less Than Men? appeared first on Daily Signal.
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., outlined his views on the role of America in the world, why we need American power, and his position on what... Read More The post 5 Key Points Marco Rubio Made in His Big Defense Speech Today appeared first on Daily Signal.

Townhall.com

School Tells Kids to Remove American Flags On 9/11

Sometimes good intentions have unintended consequences. Just ask the principal of Woodruff High School in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

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God created war, theorized Mark Twain, so that Americans would learn geography.
Lessons from the past for the present and future
Abusing the legislative process has become part and parcel of rolling out the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare). Since it became law in 2010, the Obama Administration has delayed, waived, or otherwise ignored key provisions of the Act over two dozen times.

The Corner

Gingrich Warns GOP of ‘Population in Turmoil’ This Fall

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich warned current and former lawmakers of a “population in turmoil” this election cycle, aggravated that Republicans have failed to offer a positive alternative to President Obama’s agenda. “There’s a poll out today that when asked

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Today, September 17, marks the 152nd anniversary of the 1862 battle that remains the bloodiest day in American history. On that day, nearly 6,000 Americans were killed and another 19,000 were wounded or went missing on a compact field of carnage near Sharpsburg, Md. But the battle is con
Polls show Scotland’s independence referendum, set for Thursday, too close to call, but Charles Krauthammer would not be surprised if Unionists win out. “I think what’s really happened here: You had a poll last week showing succession winning, and now you have the latest poll s
Today Senator Marco Rubio (R., Fla.) delivered a wide-ranging speech on U.S. foreign and defense policy, billed “American Strength: Building 21st Century Defense Capabilities.” Repairing often to U.S. history, Senator Rubio surveys the global threat environment 

Red State

Attention, whoever in the White House monitors this site. Google ‘Lyndon Johnson micromanagement Vietnam.’

"One, two, three, what are we fighting for? Don't ask me: I don't give a d*mn, my next stop is Vietnam..." The post Attention, whoever in the White House monitors this site. Google ‘Lyndon Johnson micromanagement Vietnam.’ appeared first on RedState.

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“Last guys rarely finish nice.”-Saul Alinsky. I can comprehend the temptation that tugs at both President Obama and Senator Rand Paul when they contemplate the difficult issues associated with foreign policy in the Post-modern world. The simple, old maxim goes “Don’t be a d&
The sad irony of President Obama’s September 10th address to the nation on ISIS is that he laid out a 9/10 strategy in a 9/11 world. Thirteen years ago, we awoke on 9/11 and the world had changed. We awoke to the reality of radical Islamic jihad and its commitment to destroy America. Now w
When Obama gave his speech on September 10, promising to “degrade and destroy” ISIS, it was interesting for what it said and didn’t say. Obama laid out a four part strategy for defeating ISIS. The most notable thing it didn’t say was that Obama intended to ask Congress
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