NYT: While you were sleeping, Obama re-upped us for another year in Afghanistan

22 Nov 2014, 10:31 am

“The military pretty much got what it wanted.”

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(Steven Hayward)Some time next week President Obama will perform the annual ritual of pardoning a giant Thanksgiving turkey, which will then be sent to live out its days on a farm somewhere.  My guess is next week he’ll want to pardon the biggest gobbler of all, Jonathan Gruber.  Mor

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Philip Klein When President Obama’s healthcare law went into effect and millions of Americans had their plans canceled despite promises to the contrary, the administration argued that the new law would provide those who were displaced with better options.

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The American Spectator

70 Years Young

This is really hard to believe but it’s true. I am writing this just before midnight on Friday night. If I live, in roughly 72 hours, I will be 70 years old. I CANNOT BELIEVE IT AT ALL!!!! It seems like just yesterday I was a small child walking along Sligo Creek, playing army with David Scul

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I did not watch President Obama's amnesty speech last night. However, I did read it this morning and would like to share my thoughts on it with you. Obama is in fine disingenuous form. Obama says "our immigration system is broken -- and everybody knows it" and then a minute later says, "Overall, th


21 Nov 2014, 9:57 am

The world is ending. Okay, it's not even close to ending, but if you can't be hyperbolic on days like this, and suggest that a single man can bring about the apocalypse with a seventeen minute speech that people probably confused with a cold open to the Latin Grammys, what good is being a conservat
First baseman Adam LaRoche has signed a two-year, $25 million contract with the Chicago White Sox. LaRoche, who turned 35 earlier this month, has spent 11 seasons in MLB and the past four with the Washington Nationals. In 2014, LaRoche hit .259 with 26 HR and 92 RBI. The Nats parted ways with LaRoc

The Federalist

Sorry, President Obama: Scripture Doesn’t Support Amnesty

Where’s the separation-of-church-and-state crowd when you need them? AWOL on amnesty.

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The Department of Justice/OLC legal memo justifying Obama's executive order power grab is fascinating. Here are 4 things you should know about it.
Obama is building a system in which everything depends on executive power.
All legislative powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of the United States – unless the President says it's important

The Washington Free Beacon

From Russia With Love

For ordinary Internet users, email spam is an inconvenience and a mystery. Diving into the spam folder to rescue legitimate correspondence, they are confronted with seedy missives from the Internet’s dark side—cryptic, misspelled messages from old friends urging them to click a link and

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21 Nov 2014, 3:00 pm

A bevy of liberal groups are getting in on the union-driven Walmart protests scheduled to take place on Black Friday. The United Food and Commercial Workers union has sponsored protests at hundreds of Walmart locations across the country over the past two years. Those protests have elicited the su

Big Government

Two Foreign Diplomats Robbed at Gunpoint in Mexico City

Despite the many claims by the Mexican government that crime has decreased, it continues to hold the country hostage. The latest victims are two diplomats from Qatar, who were robbed at gunpoint in Mexico City. According to information released by the Mexico City Police Department, two diplomats

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The first of 1,000 volunteers from the National Health Service (NHS) have flown to former British colony Sierra Leone after a period of intense training to engage in the international effort to contain the Ebola Virus in West Africa.  Despite the NHS having undergone a series of recent care sc
In announcing the State Department’s Transgender Day of Remembrance, Secretary of State John Kerry invoked the name of Matthew Shepard, a gay young man who was murdered many years ago and whose death remains an iconic moment for those fighting against LGBT discrimination. Kerry said: I will
FALFURRIAS, Texas -- Illegal Immigrant captures are on the rise again in Brooks County, Texas, located 80 miles from the U.S. Mexico border. Friday night, Breitbart Texas witnessed the capture of six illegal immigrants and an additional twenty illegal immigrants who were being held at the Falfurr

American Thinker

Climate Hysteria and the Buffalo Snowpocalypse

Blaming the usual suspect for extreme weather just doesn't pan out.  

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Obama cannot resist the opportunity to generalize and equivocate.


22 Nov 2014, 12:00 am

Destroying Bill Cosby is a great way for leftists to destroy the black family.  
PBS can be counted on to disrespect the American public and to shun the great and brilliant people whom Americans actually admire in favor of “folks” who habitually insult them.

Heritage Foundation

No Cover-Up, Intelligence Failure or Military Inaction in Benghazi Attacks, House Panel Finds

Intelligence and military officials responded appropriately during the terrorist attacks on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, a House committee concluded in a report released... Read More The post No Cover-Up, Intelligence Failure or Military Inaction in Benghazi Attacks, House

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Rep. Luis Gutierrez, D-Ill., has a blunt message for critics of President Obama’s immigration plan: “Stop whining and crying about what the president did.” Appearing... Read More The post Democrat Scolds GOP: ‘Stop Whining and Crying’ About Obama’s Immigration Ac
Last month, in a speech at Northwestern University, President Barack Obama declared that the midterm elections were actually a referendum on his policies. “I am... Read More The post Voters Rejected Amnesty on Election Day appeared first on Daily Signal.
When it comes to how the Pentagon buys new stuff, everyone’s a critic. The zeal for reform rivals that of Carrie Nation when she first... Read More The post The Pentagon Spent $46 Billion to Develop Weapon Systems It Never Bought. It’s Time to Cut Waste. appeared first on Daily Signal.

Townhall.com

What Should The GOP Do About Obamacare?

It should come as no surprise to Townhall readers that the new Republican congress has no plan to deal intelligently with Obamacare.

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Despite its mixed reputation, todays Nasdaq is a different animal from the days of the dotcom era.
Surprise, surprise! Last week the terrorist group ISIS announced that it was issuing its own currency.


21 Nov 2014, 11:01 pm

China is a victim of its own success and must keep the engine roaring, even if it means a deadly battle with inflation at some point.

The Corner

Some Fans of ‘Executive Action’ (2)

The US Conference of Catholic Bishops: WASHINGTON—Bishop Eusebio Elizondo, M.Sp.S., auxiliary bishop of Seattle and chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) Committee on Migration, welcomed the news today that the Obama administration will defer deportations for many undo

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In a post yesterday, I talked about a particular freedom that those on the left have: If the process gets in your way — separation of powers, the Constitution, and all that — just disregard it, and go for your desired result. Gotta break a few eggs, you know. We must bend that arc towar


22 Nov 2014, 6:40 am

On this week’s podcast, Mona and I have a guest, Michael Ledeen — that scholar and champion of freedom. He talks of Iran, primarily. The Khomeinist regime has been a curse on humanity — especially Iranians — for 35 years. Its downfall will be a great day. Mona and I adopt Mi
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Red State

USA Today Reporter Susan Davis gets a bad rap

Many of us have been aware of the travails of former CBS reporter Sharyl Atkisson who had her reporting on Fast & Furious suppressed by her employer because it got The post USA Today Reporter Susan Davis gets a bad rap appeared first on RedState.

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Most of you are opposed to what Barack Obama did, but if you step back for a minute you will see it is not what he did, but how he The post It’s Not What He Did, But How He Did It appeared first on RedState.
Here at Redstate, we've already talked about how Lois Lerner's assertion that her and her colleague's e-mails were lost when their hard drives were "mysteriously" destroyed is a load of The post IRS Scandal: Investigators Uncover Lois Lerner’s E-mails in Data appeared first on RedState.
At this rate, the 2016 DEMOCRATIC candidate will run on repealing Obamacare: Here's a Friday Obamacare news-dump for you: In a 300-page regulatory proposal released late this afternoon, the Department of The post HHS contemplating rule allowing them to choose your Obamacare plan for you. appea
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