Iran executes 967th person under Hassan Rouhani. And it’s a woman

25 Oct 2014, 4:31 pm

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Forget civility. How about civics?

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The American Spectator

Maddon Resigns as Rays Manager

Joe Maddon opted out of his contract as manager of the Tampa Bay Rays. In nine seasons and a 754-705 record, Maddon was the winningest manager in Rays history. In 2008, Maddon shocked the baseball world by leading the Rays to an AL pennant. The Rays would also make post-season appearances in 2010,

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25 Oct 2014, 12:20 am

Jack Bruce, the former lead singer and bass player for the supergroup Cream, has passed away following a lengthy battle with liver disease. He had received a transplant in 2003. Bruce was 71. Born in Scotland, Bruce was a classically trained musician at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music who
I appreciate Emily for briefing us on this government sponsored panty raid. There are many things I'd like to say to Homeland Security, but they are unmentionable.
Craig Shirley and Laura Ingraham have written a superb piece in the Los Angeles Times on the Reagan Time for Choosing speech  Among the important points the two made was this: … Yet in the face of the failed big-government Republicanism of recent history and the failed collectivism of

The Federalist

Millennials Don’t Really Suck That Much—Consider Ariana Grande

It’s time to shift our eyes to the new revolutionaries, the Millennials, who will become part of our tradition whether we like it or not.

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Heightened interest and concern about Ebola is not panic and the media really need to stop characterizing it as such. Besides, why trust reporters?
With the midterms looming, Obamacare politics are again prominent. But some Republican candidates find themselves defending that law.
We can’t both prevent and encourage suicide.

The Washington Free Beacon

He’s Not Wrong

Steven Pinker's The Sense of Style is a maddening book, much the way doctoral students are maddening. At once a style guide, a work of aesthetics, and an overeducated explanation of writing precepts that many unwashed composition teachers nationwide already understand, it is a book sometimes too sma

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Enoch Powell once remarked, “all political lives, unless they are cut off in midstream at a happy juncture, end in failure.” Nelson Rockefeller, so unlike the gloomy Powell, would have agreed, and said so in his way. Near the end of his life, he told a former staffer “you’ve
At a Democratic rally in Massachusetts, Hillary Clinton’s attempt to attack “trickle-down economics,” resulted in a spectacularly odd statement. Clinton defended raising the minimum wage saying “Don’t let anybody tell you that raising the minimum wage will kill jobs, th

Big Government

Second San Diego County Student Infected with Meningitis

On Friday, San Diego County health officials confirmed that another San Diego County student has been diagnosed with the same strain of the meningococcal bacteria that killed a San Diego State University freshman last week. Fox5 reported that the unidentified student attends Palomar College just

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An atheist group is planning to distribute a pamphlet in several Florida public high schools that depicts an illustration of a cartoon Bible sexually assaulting a young woman. According to a report by Brittany Hughes at CNSNews.com, the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) plans to hand out
On October 24, Placer County Sheriff's Deputy Michael David Davis Jr. was killed in the line of duty – exactly 26 years to the day after his father--Riverside County Sheriff's Deputy Michael David Davis--was also killed in the line of duty.  Davis Jr. was one of the two deputies ki
Out of every 100,000 people in the island nation of Cuba, 16.3 commit suicide, the highest rate of any country in the Americas in 2009. According to a study by the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO)--the regional subdivision of the World Health Organization (WHO)--Cuba is rivaled only by the

American Thinker

'Land' Slide Preferable: We'll Be Happy with a Terri Lynn Land Win!

While Detroit is a liberal disaster, the rest of Michigan is pretty awesome.  Let's keep it that way.

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What is so nefarious about today's educational system is that teachers do not even realize they are the purveyors of the distortions, myths, and lies that are destroying the greatest economic and political system ever created by man.  
Meet Antonio Gramsci, godfather to Saul Alinsky.
Unable to contend with Islam’s massive penetration of the continent, or to deal effectively and morally with its barbaric warfare against peoples in the Middle East.

Heritage Foundation

Q&A: Couple Look to Paul’s Example in Resisting Order to Perform Gay Marriages

Perform same-sex wedding ceremonies or pay tens of thousands of dollars in fines and spend months behind bars. That’s the choice their Idaho town gave... Read More The post Q&A: Couple Look to Paul’s Example in Resisting Order to Perform Gay Marriages appeared first on Daily Signal.

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Spoiler alert! When it comes to covering the uninsured, Obamacare has proven itself to be one giant expansion of Medicaid. A new report released Wednesday reveals the... Read More The post This Infographic Shows How Obamacare Might Be Just One Big Expansion of Medicaid appeared first on D
We learned last week that new Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is not so much our nation’s central banker as class warrior in chief.  In... Read More The post Meet the New Class Warrior in Chief appeared first on Daily Signal.
AFL-CIO headquarters in Washington, D.C., used money taken from workers to pay its officers and employees an average of $89,328 during fiscal year 2014. Including... Read More The post Workers Stuck Paying Plush AFL-CIO Exec Salaries appeared first on Daily Signal.

Townhall.com

Naive Immigration Policy is a Existential Threat

With planes being grounded in my home state of Ohio and hospital workers in Texas contracting Ebola, Americans now have stark examples of the danger of President Barack Obama's policies.

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Charlie Rangel believes ISIS is not a threat to the United States Well, I guess we all have our delusions. D.W. Wilber joined the show to talk about the ongoing threat of the Islamic State.
So what did sway the market mentality? The notion the Federal Reserve may hold off finishing its quantitative easing (QE) tapering efforts.
What happens when a simple Midwesterner gets the chance to engage America's new tyranny on their own turf.

The Corner

Foiled Again!

The Economist: Over the past 50 years, every forecast of how long people will live has fallen short. Despite fears that obesity and global warming would reverse the trend, life expectancy in rich countries has grown steadily, by about 2.5 years a decade, or 15 minutes every hour….

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Russia’s fusion of nationalism, Russian Orthodox Christianity and reverence for (heavily sanitized) aspects of the Soviet past continues to evolve in less than reassuring ways BBC: As voters in most of Ukraine prepare to go to the polls on Sunday to elect a new parliament, the rebels in th


25 Oct 2014, 8:23 am

In recent years, I’ve had several occasions to go to Norway, and a visit to that country will make you think about immigration, assimilation, and all that jazz. So will a visit to Holland, for example. Anyway, I returned from Norway a couple of days ago. While there, I thought of something M


25 Oct 2014, 7:38 am

Back in the Reagan years, we spoke of a “domestic Brezhnev Doctrine.” The real Brezhnev Doctrine said this: If a country goes Communist, it will stay Communist. The Communist government is forever. The Soviet Union will defend it. The Reagan Doctrine, of course, was conceived to counte

Red State

Study: Illegal votes can determine elections; Voter ID not sufficient

In an interesting op-ed in the Washington Post, Jesse Richman and David Earnest of Old Dominion University (my alma mater), say that not only can vote by non-citizens determine election The post Study: Illegal votes can determine elections; Voter ID not sufficient appeared first on RedState.

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For reasons that can only be ascribed to politics (my gosh, I'm getting so tired of prefacing every single thing this bunch of clowns does with the same phrase), Eric The post Justice Department claims black and Hispanic voters are dumb and unsophisticated appeared first on RedState.


25 Oct 2014, 9:41 am

I have noticed some wild variations in polling in places like South Dakota, Kentucky, and Georgia. Places that should not be in play seem to be in play. What makes The post The Wild Variations appeared first on RedState.
Throughout most of the 19th and 20th centuries Socialism had a fairly precise definition, a somewhat clear program, and a generally agreed upon goal.  The definition of Socialism was some The post Why the Welfare State Isn’t Well and It Isn’t Fair appeared first on RedState.
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