Giants Squash Pirates in NL Wild Card

2 Oct 2014, 11:20 am

So much for my post-season prediction that the Pittsburgh Pirates would win the World Series. Unlike Tuesday night's AL Wild Card between the A's and Royals, there was little suspense in the NL Wild Card between the Pirates and the San Francisco Giants which the Giants won 8-0. Giants shortstop Bra

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The American Spectator

Giants Squash Pirates in NL Wild Card

So much for my post-season prediction that the Pittsburgh Pirates would win the World Series. Unlike Tuesday night's AL Wild Card between the A's and Royals, there was little suspense in the NL Wild Card between the Pirates and the San Francisco Giants which the Giants won 8-0. Giants shortstop Bra

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The Federalist

Neil Tyson’s Final Words On His Quote Fabrications: “My bad”

Neil Tyson's second attempt at a fake apology for fabricating quotes is as bad as his first one.

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Advanced Placement U.S. History curriculum needed a redesign, but not this kind.

2 Oct 2014, 6:54 am

A new book discusses why America keeps losing the peace and embroiling itself in international war.
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The Washington Free Beacon

Gov. Christie Blasts Obama On Passing The Buck: ‘You Need To Be Accountable’

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Obama's former Secretary of Defense and Director of the CIA, Leon Panetta, has blamed the president for the chaos unfolding in Iraq.

Big Government

Blurred Lines: Honda's Chief of Staff Issues 'Semi-Apology' in Email Scandal

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American Thinker

Two plus Two Equals Five: Media Coverage of Terrorist Attacks

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A pushback against the president’s relentless narrative that black people are relentless victims.
The Supreme Court has been relentlessly politicized by the left. So thoroughly politicized that we're not shocked when a notorious Constitution denier demands her thumb stay on the scale even after she retires.

2 Oct 2014, 12:00 am

Maybe it was inevitable that Ebola hit our shores.  But Obama and his CDC didn't have to be so inept and naïve about it.

Heritage Foundation

Obamacare’s Exchange Plans Have Access to Fewer Hospitals, Doctors and Drugs

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Ebola in America

Late yesterday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported the first case of Ebola in America. Officials stressed the virus will be contained, but this is the kind of stuff that nightmares are made of.

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The Corner

The Neil DeGrasse Tyson Affair

reaches its sorry end. Sean Davis says Tyson acted like a “dishonest politician” when he made up a quote from George W. Bush; that’s certainly how Tyson is acting now in spinning the incident. If I am reading Tyson’s latest comment correctly, he believes that when Bush said

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2 Oct 2014, 7:57 am

Citizens of Argentina are used to the erratic behavior of their president, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, but they still weren’t prepared for her rambling 45-minute address on national television on Tuesday night. The country’s chief executive ranted about American plots to kill

2 Oct 2014, 6:00 am

From my most recent NRO article, about today’s rhetoric: “We are now in an era when much of political discourse consists in the shrieking of epithets, as well as the imputation of discreditable motives and (often) of a slavish adherence to extreme or notoriously unsuccessful ideologies.
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Red State

Progressivism Will Lead To The Rise of Neo-Fascism

The current, dying state of Europe is our warning that the world must be saved from Progressivism. That starts at home. That starts with the election of 2014. By killing the human spirit, Progressivism reduces societies braced by vibrant and sustaining cultures into dystopias of brain-washed, homog

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I'm old enough to remember 2001. Back in the early days of the Bush administration, the new Bush FCC took an active role in enforcing the decency rules that had gotten pretty much ignored under the Clinton administration. This enforcement culminated with the 2004 Super Bowl halftime show, featur Julia Pierson, the first female director of the Secret Service, resigned her post Wednesday after a fence jumper gained access to the White House on Sept. 19 and a subsequent congressional inquiry uncovered other secu