The Age of QE

24 Oct 2014, 8:24 am

(Scott Johnson)We are approaching the end of year six of the regime of Quantitative Easing (QE) engineered by the Federal Reserve under Fed chairmen Ben Bernanke and now Janet Yellen. In place of responsible economic policy to revive economic growth and employment, we have had QE and the explosive g

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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

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The American Spectator

Craig Shirley, Laura Ingraham on Reagan's Time for Choosing

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

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24 Oct 2014, 3:00 am

Terror struck in two disparate venues Wednesday, places — in the Talmudic phrase — “as far apart as east from west.” Indeed Jerusalem, Israel, is the hub of the Middle East and no place is as bleached in its Western-ness as Ottawa, Canada. Yet the hills of each played grim h
Testimony emerging from the grand jury investigating the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri seems to confirm the police officer’s claims of self-defense. The official coroner’s report reputedly points to a struggle over the police officer’s gun. But more facts need to be
If you aspire to unnaturally prolong virginity, develop Napoleon Dynamite’s social skills, and project a pasty, amoeba-like appearance to the world, video games remain a great way to achieve your goals. Last week, 40,000 Koreans packed into the same stadium that hosted the World Cup twelve ye

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

NYC Hatchet Attacker’s Facebook Page Featured Islamic Warrior

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24 Oct 2014, 4:00 am

Odds are audiences will notice that Birdman or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance doesn’t quite feel like any other film they’ve seen. But they may not be sure why, at first. Constantly in motion, yet contained almost entirely within and around a smallish Broadway theater and a nearby ba

Big Government

Frank Mankiewicz (1924-2014): NPR's Defining Liberal

Frank Mankiewicz, the politico-turned-journalist who made National Public Radio (NPR) what it is today, died on Thursday evening. He was remembered by the New York Times as the press secretary for Robert F. Kennedy and the campaign manager for George McGovern. Yet his greatest legacy is the f

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The UEFA has awarded Serbia a 3-0 victory in their game with Albania halted by a bizarre, drone-flown banner. Earlier this month, chaos ensured in Belgrade when a drone flying a "Greater Albania" flag hovered over the field in the match between two national enemies that hadn't played since 1967.
A new study of the US business sector indicates American workers are shying from taking earned vacation time for fear that they will look like an unnecessary employee. The study found that American workers gave up $52.4 billion in time-off benefits last year and took fewer vacation days than at a
David Cameron announced today at a press conference in Brussels that he "is not going to get out his cheque book" at the request of the European Commission. "There has been quite a bit of anger about the way we have been treated," said the Prime Minister, referring to the £1.7bn demand by th

American Thinker

Paul Krugman's Indefensible Defense of Barack Obama

For Krugman, an economically equitable society, drained of all prejudice and bigotry, where man pays obeisance to Nature and where its abundant resources are distributed equally amongst the world's citizens, should apparently be the goal of our presidents

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Whatever Vladimir Putin’s objectives may be in general, Russia while he has been in power has been more cordial, or less hostile, towards Israel.
If the GOP hopes to win in November – and actually make a difference afterward – it will have to stand for something!
The Supreme Court puts the kibosh on a last-minute attempt to play the race card in the 2014 Texas midterms.

Heritage Foundation

School District to Allow Students to Pose with Guns

Students in a Nebraska school district have another item they may now incorporate into their senior portraits: their guns. At the request of parents, Broken... Read More The post School District to Allow Students to Pose with Guns appeared first on Daily Signal.

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The past month has seen considerable news on the global warming front—the National Academy of Sciences found that the U.N. underestimates the amount of carbon... Read More The post How the French Fight Global Warming appeared first on Daily Signal.
Until he was the target of tear gas recently during protests, Martin Lee, founding chairman of the Democratic Party of Hong Kong, knew his city... Read More The post Hong Kong Democracy Leader Faults China for Shattering Peace, City’s Elegance appeared first on Daily Signal.
The Ebola virus has been headline news in America as of late. While it is a dangerous disease that Washington needs to take seriously, America... Read More The post Bioterrorism Should Be a Bigger Concern than Ebola appeared first on Daily Signal.

Turkey Reluctantly Allows Kurds to Defend Other Kurds

Iraqi Kurdish leaders have agreed to send fighters to help defend Kobani, now that Turkey said it would allow them to cross Turkish territory.

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The Metropolitan Opera in New York City is hardly a site for hundreds of angry protesters. But they have erupted over their current selection, an opera called "The Death of Klinghoffer." Leon Klinghoffer was the 69-year-old paralyzed New Yorker who in 1985 was aboard the hijacked cruise ship Achille
When twenty-eight current and former Harvard Law School professors issued a public statement decrying the universitys new procedures regarding the handling of sexual assault accusations on campus, it may have been a game changer.

23 Oct 2014, 11:01 pm

Do you remember what real American leadership looks like?

The Corner

Friday links

From c. 1260, the weasel/scorpion method of pregnancy prevention, plus other dubious medical advice. Why blackmail is called “blackmail”, plus the origin of the lesser known “buttockmail“. Best Biology Photographs of 2014. And from earlier this year, 2014 We

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From the Wall Street Journal this evening: A physician who had returned to New York City 10 days ago after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive for the disease, according to an official familiar with the findings. Craig Spencer, a 33-year-old physician who worked with
On Thursday’s Special Report, George Will criticized President Obama’s decision to link a potential victory by Georgia Senate candidate Michelle Nunn to a Democratically controlled Senate. “It’s just folly to go on radio and say a vote for Michelle Nunn is a vo

Red State

New Ebola screening is an epic failure

It certainly didn't take long for that system to break down. On Wednesday, CDC Director Tom Frieden announced new screening for all passengers traveling from one of the nations with The post New Ebola screening is an epic failure appeared first on RedState.

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Get Carter. By Ted Lewis. We all know that modern, industrial society has carelessly wounded the Earth’s environment. Sometimes we ask ourselves some fairly deep questions. The post Al Gore Lies; Ted Lewis Already Explained Why Mother Nature Could One Day Die appeared first on RedState.

23 Oct 2014, 11:34 pm

As you know by now, ISIS was able to capture a military shipment dropped into the Syrian/Iraq area that was meant for Kurds. The shipment of weapons and supplies for The post This is Horrifying appeared first on RedState.
The Georgia Senate race is one of the closest races this election cycle. Democrat Michelle Nunn has found herself in the complex situation faced by so many other red state The post #GASen: Obama Knows What a Michelle Nunn Victory Would Mean appeared first on RedState.