Bobby Jindal looks like a solid 2016 contender to me

16 Sep 2014, 7:43 pm

(Paul Mirengoff)It has long been clear that you need to get up very early in the morning to beat Scott Johnson to a story. Now it appears that you need to get up even earlier to scoop Scott’s daughter Eliana. Today, Bobby Jindal delivered an address on energy policy at the Heritage Foundation

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“I don’t think he’s 100 percent made the decision.”

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(John Hinderaker)Seth Leibsohn was formerly Bill Bennett’s producer and now has his own radio show in Phoenix. He enjoyed my post Our Whiny President and asked me to come on the radio to talk about it. As it turned out, we discussed some other things too, like country music and the Minnesota S

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The American Spectator

British PM Cameron: "ISIS Not Muslim, But Monsters."

Last week President Obama declared that "ISIS isn't Islamic." Now British Prime Minister David Cameron declares "ISIS isn't Muslim, but monsters." Cameron made the comment in response to the beheading of British aid worker David Haines by ISIS over the weekend.  Obama and Cameron can take the

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When Senator Ted Cruz delivered the keynote address at last Wednesday’s inaugural In Defense of Christians Summit in Washington, D.C., he was expected to place a much-needed spotlight on the plight of the ancient and persecuted Christian communities of the Middle East. Instead, under the guis
According to an NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll, just 28 percent of Americans are “confident” that the president’s plan to destroy the Islamic State will succeed. Sixty-eight percent say they aren’t confident at all. We are talking here, my friends, about Americans. What m
The Cosmopolitans, Whit Stillman’s new project about American expats in Paris, is several different kinds of experiment: It’s Stillman's first foray into television. It’s a return to the slightly more naturalistic style of earlier movies like Metropolitan, rather than the more sty

The Federalist

This Is The Worst Thing Ever And We’re All Going To Die.

History culminates here. The arrogance of the times demands it.

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Lost in the bitter fights over Ted Cruz's speech to persecuted Christians was the fact that all sides had valid arguments. Consider what you missed.
No, George W. Bush did not say "Our God is the God who named the stars" just days after 9/11. Are any quotes peddled by Neil deGrasse Tyson real?
The best critiques of 'Capital' show that most of the links in Thomas Piketty’s argument are broken.

The Washington Free Beacon

Maine Democrat Would Allow Illegal Immigrants to Continue to Receive Government Assistance

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mike Michaud supports the position of allowing illegal immigrants to continue to receive welfare in Maine.

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Democratic incumbent Sen. Mark Udall (D., Colo.) struggled during a debate with Rep. Cory Gardner (R., Colo.) when he was confronted with his remark that fracking “keeps us locked into the old system.”
A significant portion of the Americans fighting for terrorist group ISIL are Minnesota natives.

Big Government

Bill Clinton to Campaign in New Hampshire

Clinton, Inc. will be returning to New Hampshire as former President Bill Clinton will "attend the Jefferson Jackson Dinner on Oct. 16. Clinton will campaign on behalf of a Democratic ticket that includes U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, U.S. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter, U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster and Gov. Maggie

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Yosef Abobaker, who was a fixer taken captive along with murdered journalist Steven Sotloff, said that American officials never talked to him after he was released from captivity at the hands of what he claims were ISIS militants in an interview broadcast on Tuesday’s “OutFront”
Tuesday at a joint hearing of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee and Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Dr. Beth Bell said if the Ebola outbreak is not addressed we could be
The United Nations will honor Leonardo DiCaprio with the official title of "Messenger of Peace" for his activist approach to addressing the Climate Change crisis. DiCaprio has been delegated as a speaker during the U.N. Climate Summit on Sept. 23, in which he will express his devotion to the topic

American Thinker

How Illegal Immigrant Juveniles Will Serve the Democrat Party

Iillegal immigrant juveniles are being brought into the U.S. to serve the Democratic National Machine.

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The idea that crime in Baltimore is going down comes up every time a case of black mob violence hits the local news. Which is pretty much all the time.
When people sense that their world is ending they first pretend it isn't happening; then when disaster strikes they lash out in impotent fury.
The IRS is in fact is a perennial, institutional lawbreaker.

Heritage Foundation

Q&A: What Is Ebola?

President Obama announced today additional efforts to contain the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.  The Ebola crisis has been ongoing for more than six months. ... Read More The post Q&A: What Is Ebola? appeared first on Daily Signal.

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The current anti-corruption campaign underway in China is the real deal. What first appeared to be a convenient way to eliminate political opponents when President... Read More The post The Party Is Over in China, for Now appeared first on Daily Signal.
In his campaign-style speech on Labor Day, President Obama proclaimed that “by almost every measure, the American economy and American workers are better off than... Read More The post Rhetorical Spin vs. Economic Reality appeared first on Daily Signal.
Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, today said he may advise President Obama to deploy U.S. ground forces should a... Read More The post Top General Re-Opens Door on Ground Troops That Commander in Chief Closed appeared first on Daily Signal.

School Orders Girl to Remove ‘Virginity Rocks’ Shirt

Virginity does not rock at Ramay Junior High School in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Thats the lesson 13-year-old Chloe Rubiano learned. Chloe is in the eighth grade. She is also a good church-going girl. So you can imagine her moms surprise when she got in trouble at school.

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While recently commemorating the World War I centenary at an Italian military cemetery, Pope Francis declared: "Even today, after the second failure of another world war, perhaps one can speak of a third war, one fought piecemeal, with crimes, massacres, destruction." The pope's observation begs the
President Obama's decision to commit American forces to contain and defeat the Ebola virus before it breaks out to devastate an entire continent and perhaps others is a good and necessary decision and conservatives and Republicans ought to support it.
Alright. So, Democrat Alison Grimes is no fan of team Obama. Got it. Of course, this kinda raises a few questions, doesnt it? For example: If you dont like Obamas policies, why are you a Democrat?

The Corner

How About Just Paying Them More?

Maria Shriver is helping Marriott hotels avoid raising the pay for its housekeepers. Perhaps fearing that the minimum-wage campaign directed at fast-food restaurants will turn its red and fiery eye toward hotels, Marriott has teamed up with Shriver and her group A Woman’s Nation, to launch a

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Sadly, and at last, a new report by the federal Government Accountability Office (GAO) has revealed that the Obama administration has utterly failed to keep its promises to prevent taxpayer funds from being used to pay for abortions in insurance plans offered through exchanges established under the
With the president and his military leaders differing on the subject of ground troops, Charles Krauthammer says the likeliest explanation is that the Obama administration is “making it up as they go along. That does not inspire confidence,” he added. At a Senate hearing on Tuesday, G

16 Sep 2014, 6:50 pm

I read with interest a piece by Katherine Timpf yesterday: “Sorority in Big Trouble after Taco Tuesday Event Deemed Racist.” It began, “A sorority at California State University Fullerton is in serious trouble because it hosted a Taco Tuesday event where students wore &l

Red State

Staci Appel (D CAND, IA-03): against taking away terrorist traitors’ passports!

From comments to this post comes a remarkably tin-eared comment by Democratic candidate Staci Appel on whether Americans who join terror groups should be allowed to keep their passports.  I sincerely doubt that anybody here will be surprised to hear that Ms. Appel has a problem with

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A new report from the Government Accountability Office reveals what we’ve been saying all along: ObamaCare funds abortion. Put more directly: you are paying for abortion with your federal tax dollars in direct violation of federal law. The post GAO Bombshell: ObamaCare Directly Funds Abortio
The scandal plagued Obama Administration IRS admits that it has targeted 99 churches for additional scrutiny after settling a lawsuit with the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF). The IRS settlement with the angry atheist group FFRF is shrouded in secrecy, but the little we do know is enough t
Last week Reagan administration Secretary of Education Bill Bennett appeared on the op-ed page of the Wall Street Journal called The Conservative Case for Common Core. That’s the fundamental idea behind a core curriculum: preserving and emphasizing what’s essential, in fields like liter