Charlie Crist Supports Losing 50,000 Florida Jobs To Raise Minimum Wage: ‘It’s Worth It’

22 Oct 2014, 5:44 pm

“It’s worth it.” That was the response Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist gave Tuesday in regard to Floridians losing jobs if the minimum wage was raised to President Obama’s suggestion of $10.10 per hour. CNN’s Jake Tapper, who moderated Tuesday’s

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(Paul Mirengoff)Annie Kuster, a Dartmouth grad, represents New Hampshire’s Second Congressional District. She’s a “pro-choice” Democrat. Kuster is locked in a tight race with rising star Republican Marilinda Garcia. Larry Sabato rates the race “leans Democratic.”

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Former New York City Mayor Rudy Guiliani slammed the Democratic gubernatorial candidate as the person in politics he disrespects most. Guilani made the comment while speaking at a campaign rally for Crist’s opponent, Gov. Rick Scott, in Miami, Fla., on Wednesday. “I have met a lot of pe

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The American Spectator

The Death of Ben Bradlee

TuesdayWow. The death of Ben Bradlee. We are all mortal. Naturally, I disliked him very much for his harm to the ultimate peacemaker, Richard M. Nixon. But when I looked up Mr. Bradlee in Wikipedia (sometimes reliable, sometimes not), I was staggered by something that had long been lurking in

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A Canadian soldier standing guard at the National War Memorial in Ottawa has been shot. Shots have been also been fired down the street inside and outside of Parliament Hill. Witnesses describe the gunman as carrying a rifle and having long hair. As of this writing, he is still on the loose. This i
Americans aren’t too impressed with the performance of their government. A fresh poll by NBC News and the Wall Street Journal reveals how voters grade elected officials: a C-minus, or a 2.1 GPA. Individual politicians and parties scored even lower. Approval for Congress’s job performanc

22 Oct 2014, 3:00 am

In a time of triumphant secularism, politicians treat the religious with increasing contempt. It was only a matter of time before headlines about government demanding the sermons of pastors appeared in the United States. Seeing themselves as superior to the religious, secularists feel entitled to b

The Federalist

Wastebook 2014: Eight Absurd Government Projects Funded With Your Money

The feds wasted millions on treadmills for mountain lions, monkey gambling studies, and food fight video games, according to Tom Coburn's 2014 Wastebook.

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A regulatory change in California has placed abortion in the category of ‘basic health services’ all insurance plans must cover. Even those churches buy.
Let’s check the data on statewide elections between 1998 to 2013.
Catering to a child’s every whim is bad for her character.

The Washington Free Beacon

Charlie Crist Supports Losing 50,000 Florida Jobs To Raise Minimum Wage: ‘It’s Worth It’

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A former legal client of Rep. Bruce Braley’s (D., Iowa) says he will not vote for him in Iowa’s Senate race, underscoring the challenges for the congressman as he seeks to edge out Republican Joni Ernst in the closely fought contest.

Big Government

Cotton Releases New Ad Featuring Pryor's Words of Support for Obama, Obamacare

Rep. Tom Cotton (R-AR) released a new ad Wednesday using incumbent Sen. Mark Pryor’s (D-AR) words of support for Obamacare and President Obama against him.  The ad, which began running in the state Wednesday, is called “Amen” and features Pryor saying, ”Barack Obama ha

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On Wednesday's broadcast of "The Wendy Williams Show," Nicolle Wallace, a co-host of "The View" and former campaign staffer for the 2008 McCain-Palin campaign admitted it was proper former Gov. Sarah Palin (R-AK), the 2008 Republican nominee for vice president, to be upset with her after an intervi
Mark Steyn, author of “The Undocumented Mark Steyn”, argued that homegrown terrorism and the rise of Islamic radicalism are aided by the vacuum left by modern multiculturalism on Wednesday’s “Your World with Neil Cavuto” on the Fox News Channel. “The modern mult
New data gathered by public agencies and a data analysis by NBC Bay Area News reveal that Bloom Energy, which makes the Bloom boxes that supply power and supposedly act as cleaner producers of energy, may be hoodwinking the public with its overestimates of the green-efficiency of its product. 

American Thinker

America's Number One Vote Suppressor?

The president and his fellow progressives are also trying this campaign season to make “voter suppression” an election issue.

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ACORN has a new name, but the mission has not changed: gin up chaos and reap the rewards.
We need a C. Everett Koop to step up to the plate now.  We do not need another czar who will doubtless attempt more smoke and mirrors tactics to politicize a disease.

22 Oct 2014, 12:00 am

Psychopathology is the driving wheel of Marxism.

Heritage Foundation

6 Outrageous Times VA Employees Did Wrong and Still Got Paid by You

The Department of Veterans Affairs remains embroiled in a scandal that resulted in the deaths of at least 40 veterans assigned to its medical facilities.... Read More The post 6 Outrageous Times VA Employees Did Wrong and Still Got Paid by You appeared first on Daily Signal.

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President Obama calls the Ebola virus a “serious disease.” The World Health Organization classifies the outbreak an “international health emergency.” Below are the facts, tracking... Read More The post From Africa to the US: Ebola in One Timeline appeared first on Daily Sign
Gunshots rang out at multiple locations across Ottawa this morning, including at the War Memorial and in the Parliament buildings. Much is unknown at the... Read More The post Attack in Ottawa: Facts Remain Scarce But Reality of Security Threat Remains appeared first on Daily Signal.
A majority of Delawareans support education savings accounts (ESAs), according to a new study released by The Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice. The study used... Read More The post Majority of Delawareans Support Education Savings Accounts appeared first on Daily Signal.

Jeanne Shaheen's Ebola Opportunities Team

In this year's midterm elections, New Hampshire's Scott Brown is taking on the slickest Democratic politician since John Edwards.

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The late Chuck Colson once said, Politics is downstream from culture. And when it comes to the abortion issue, truer words were never spoken. In fact, five states North Dakota, South Dakota, Mississippi, Arkansas, and Missouri are down to just one abortion clinic, thanks to state efforts to protec
While struggling through a botched response to the Ebola crisis at home, grappling with a destabilizing global power-shift created by the unchecked ascendance of Putin in Eastern Europe, and the terrifying proliferation of ISIS across the Middle East Obama took to his bully pulpit to speak out on o
Wasn't it just yesterday that President Barack Obama extended his arms like some Hollywood Moses, promising his election would calm the seas and heal the planet?

The Corner

Chris Christie Isn't Wrong about the Minimum Wage, for At Least Two Reasons

“I’m tired of hearing about the minimum wage,” New Jersey governor Chris Christie said Tuesday, adding to a list of a number of things, policy issues and otherwise, that he is tired of hearing about. It’s clear enough that he’s tired of hearing about the minimum w

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Earlier this week an Islamic State sympathizer known to authorities as a suspected radical ran down two Canadian soldiers in a Quebec parking lot, killing one of them before being shot dead himself. Writing at the Intercept, Glenn Greenwald opted to attack not the murderer, who, according to Canadi
Republican candidate Bruce Rauner has given more than $20 million to his own campaign to unseat incumbent Governor Pat Quinn (D., Ill.), according to the Chicago Sun-Times. Rauner’s contributions to his own campaign reportedly dwarf Mitt Romney’s self-funding of his 2012 presidential ca

22 Oct 2014, 4:16 pm

A New Jersey high school has been exonerated of any racist intent after its football team used a banana to plug a hole in the door between its locker room and that of a majority-black visiting team. But, this being America in the 21st century, the school is being punished nevertheless. The story g

Red State

ObamaCare: failure at any price

It was rather refreshing to see the very brief return of cost/benefit analysis to the American Left during the Ebola crisis.  You had to listen carefully to hear it, but The post ObamaCare: failure at any price appeared first on RedState.

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As promised yesterday, the second half of the latest installment of my roundup of the RCP polling averages (these for the Governor's races), looking at what share of the remaining The post Governors Breakers Report October 22, 2014 appeared first on RedState.

22 Oct 2014, 1:45 pm

Unless you’re completely off the grid, you’ve read about Apple’s most recent releases including updated iPads, their latest operating system for Macs and of course the new iPhone 6 and The post Follow the Money: Apple Inc. appeared first on RedState.
When the Obama regime engineered the overthrow of the governments of Tunisia, Libya, and Egypt during the much ballyhooed "Arab Spring" the administration did not have a strategic or geopolitical The post Arab Spring: the gift that keeps on giving appeared first on RedState.