Stemwinder: Rand Paul rips Obama’s Syria plan, McCain, Kerry, Hillary, interventionists, anti-war hypocrites, you name it

18 Sep 2014, 5:41 pm

“Intervention created this chaos.”

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"The CIA also believes that its previous assignment to accomplish this was basically a fool’s errand..."

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Ashe Schow Democratic National Committee Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., is coming under fire from her party — and male Democrats are hanging her out to dry. Wasserman Schultz has become a liability to the DNC due to a string of gaffes, including one recently in Wisconsin that ca

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(Scott Johnson)The William F. Buckley, Jr. Program at Yale has just posted the video of its entire September 15 event featuring Ayaan Hirsi Ali. WFB Program president Rich Lizardo tells the story of events that followed the WFB Program’s public announcement of the event in the Yale Daily News

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The American Spectator

Angels Clinch AL West

The Los Angeles Angels will make their first post-season appearance since 2009 having clinched the AL West last night. They clinched a tie with a 5-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners on a combined one-hit shutout by C.J. Wilson, Joe Smith and Huston Street. For a time, it appeared their celebratio

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Nearly two weeks after his abrupt resignation as manager of the Texas Rangers, Ron Washington revealed the reason for his decision in a brief press conference this afternoon. He had been unfaithful to his wife of 42 years. His wife Gerry stood by his side during the press conference. They

18 Sep 2014, 3:00 am

On Monday, Attorney General Eric Holder, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, and New York’s Governor Andrew Cuomo sounded the alarm about the escalating danger of a terrorist attack on America by ISIS and other jihadists. Too bad the Obama administration lacks the resolve or sense of urg

18 Sep 2014, 3:00 am

California governors, from Ronald Reagan on, have glowed over the idea that if the state were a separate country it would have the seventh- or eighth-largest economy in the world. Perhaps Silicon Valley millionaire venture capitalist Tim Draper thought that if one California was that good, six Cali

The Federalist

This Parallel Between LBJ’s And Obama’s War Plans Will Terrify You

This quote about LBJ's Vietnam War strategy will terrify you. Especially when you realize it's the same as Obama's new war strategy.

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My road from decadent heathen to responsible father is well-chronicled. Who knew getting stoned and watching an ultrasound DVD would change me so much?
A brand-new study that purports to show sex-selective abortions don’t happen in the United States instead confirms the opposite.

The Washington Free Beacon

Everyone Hates Debbie

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D., Fla.) has become the black sheep of the Democratic Party, with liberal leaders from President Barack Obama to those in Congress doing all they can to distance themselves from the longtime Democratic National Committee (DNC) chair, who Democrats say has become a maj

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President Barack Obama nominated a former Koch Industries executive and grant-maker at the Charles Koch Foundation to an administration post on Thursday.
A top former State Department official said at a Foreign Policy Initiative national defense panel Thursday in Washington, D.C., that the United States’ policy on Asia is almost in “free fall.”

Big Government

Beckel: Expect 'October Surprise' on Nat'l Security

Former Walter Mondale campaign manager and Fox News contributor, Bob Beckel, said he “would expect an October surprise” in the upcoming elections on Thursday’s broadcast of “The Five.” “I would expect an October surprise. I'm telling you. I think I know what it

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“With the stroke of his pen, the Governor changed over 100 years of water laws – without the people’s input. This is not the democracy Californians deserve.” – State Senator Jim Nielsen In the midst of drought and heightened overdrafting problems, California passed le
CNN’s “The Lead” anchor Jake Tapper argued that there were “very serious mistakes made by government officials” before the Benghazi terrorist attacks on Thursday’s “Hugh Hewitt Show.” “The problems were before Benghazi, there just was a lack of
The recent allegations of child abuse lodged against Minnesota running back Adrian Peterson have sparked a national dialogue centered around the line between discipline and abuse. The proprietors of the popular smartphone application Whisper asked their users to weigh in on

American Thinker

The Junior Varsity Team in the White House

It is time for us to stop playing checkers while the Ayatollahs and Caliphs are playing chess

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18 Sep 2014, 12:00 am

Obama has just discovered his pre-midterm election method of wagging the dog -- the deadly international threat of Ebola!!!
It might be wise for us and our NATO allies to take seriously Sun Tzu's admonition that we "Know the Enemy" – particularly when that enemy is actually headed in our direction.
The wrong side of everything

Heritage Foundation

How Many Cheeseburgers Could You Buy With Your Share of the National Debt?

It’s Sept. 2014 and the country is $17.6 trillion in debt. In Jan. 2009, when President Obama was inaugurated, the nation’s debt was $10.6 trillion.... Read More The post How Many Cheeseburgers Could You Buy With Your Share of the National Debt? appeared first on Daily Signal.

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Will Scotland’s future be as part of the United Kingdom or an independent country? Today, the streets of Scotland are filled with Scots heading to the polls... Read More The post Here’s What the Streets of Scotland Look Like Right Now appeared first on Daily Signal.
The House’s Republican leadership hasn’t made any promises that an embattled government bank won’t be saved again after an expected nine-month reprieve, a conservative lawmaker... Read More The post Export-Import Bank Got Reprieve With No Assurances End in Sight appeared first on
This week, a rare bipartisan majority in the House approved a $1.1 trillion stopgap spending measure that will keep the government funded through Dec. 11.... Read More The post Ridiculous: How the Latest Spending Bill Is Just Congress Shirking Its Job (Again) appeared first on Daily Signal.

Why We Must Revisit The Iraq War

While listening to Bill Bennetts radio program the other morning, a caller, respectfully, yet passionately, expressed his incredulity over the fact that anyone continues to take the Bill Kristols and Max Boots (and, by implication, the Bill Bennetts) of the world seriously when it comes to issues pe

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Late one Friday afternoon, the Obama Administration announced its plans to cut the Internet loose from U.S. government oversight, giving control to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), a private corporation created by the U.S. to manage the web.
The most important words printed in The New York Times since "REAGAN EASILY BEATS CARTER" were from a front-page article last Sunday about how, after six years of Obama, the federal judiciary is now dominated by Democratic appointees.
Scots will be worse off if they vote for independence. Its not good economics and not much else is at stake.

The Corner

Good News for 'the Yemen Plan': Rebels Just Took Over Part of the Country's Capital

In his speech on the threat of the Islamic State last week, President Obama compared his plan for Iraq and Syria to what the U.S. government has done to confront Islamist insurgencies and terror threats in Yemen and Somalia – a combination of air power, support for a friendly government,

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After a nine-month investigation, the U.S. Department of Justice has found no information indicating New Jersey Governor Chris Christie knew of or ordered the closing of lanes onto the George Washington Bridge in 2013. From NBC 4 New York: Federal officials caution that the investigation begun n
Womens-rights activist and Islamic critic Ayaan Hirsi Ali spoke at Yale University earlier this week, at the invitation of the university’s William F. Buckley Jr. Program for an event titled “Clash of Civilizations: Islam and the West.” While her speech attracted contr
A Democratic challenger to Senator Pat Roberts (R., Kan.) succeeded in withdrawing from the race after the state Supreme Court ruled that he had complied with the relevant law, a decision that boosts the Senate Democrats’ chance of keeping the majority by clearing the way for a inde

Red State

Scotland and the end of centralization

Mark Leonard at Reuters has some interesting thoughts about how the Scottish independence vote could be “the canary in the independence coal mine,” a harbinger of both statehood movements and political trends in “many nations that do not face imminent break-up – from America

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The polls have closed in Scotland, and the results will soon be coming in. The time of reckoning for the United Kingdom is upon us, and a 307 year old union is at risk of breaking up. The BBC is tracking the results of the referendum on their website. The Guardian will be liveblogging the
"Don't get high on your own supply." The post Frank Bruni wants EVERYBODY ELSE to lay off ‘At Least Obama’s Better Than Bush!’ appeared first on RedState.
No one sentence could better sum up the American spirit than the opening line of our Constitution. For 227 years these words have served not just as a set of guiding principles for our nation, but as the building blocks for the greatest democracy the world has ever known. But let me ask you a sim