Less than Human

31 Aug 2014, 4:00 am

Two and a half millennia ago, Aristotle made one of the most fundamental statements ever about human society: “Man is by nature a political animal.” Aristotle meant more than that people group together for their survival and reproduction. People actually group together to strive for hig

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31 Aug 2014, 3:00 am

Many of my friends on the Left can’t understand why so many people on the Right disregard the doomsday scenarios about global climate change. My response is always the same: If the science is beyond dispute, then why do liberals routinely cherry-pick their data and exaggerate their conclusion

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31 Aug 2014, 3:00 am

The NationIn a grisly interview with Mr. Jon Weiner, Miss Sandra Tsing Loh (this is not a typo) discourses on the wonder and sadness of her plumbing:Jon Weiner: This is the only menopause book I’ve ever read. Are there others?Sandra Tsing Loh: The literature of menopause is the saddest, the m

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31 Aug 2014, 3:00 am

Jill Abramson overflowed with praise when the New York Times promoted her to its top editorial position. “In my house growing up, the Times substituted for religion,” she said in a June 2011 interview with her own paper. “If the Times said it, it was the absolute truth.”Abra

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The American Spectator

Apocalypse Not

Many of my friends on the Left can’t understand why so many people on the Right disregard the doomsday scenarios about global climate change. My response is always the same: If the science is beyond dispute, then why do liberals routinely cherry-pick their data and exaggerate their conclusio

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31 Aug 2014, 3:00 am

I believe in American exceptionalism with every fiber of my being,” our president told the graduates of West Point on May 28. Not bad for someone who five long years ago thought his country no more exceptional than Greece. He came up with other uncharacteristic howlers, too: “Ameri


31 Aug 2014, 3:00 am

Jill Abramson overflowed with praise when the New York Times promoted her to its top editorial position. “In my house growing up, the Times substituted for religion,” she said in a June 2011 interview with her own paper. “If the Times said it, it was the absolute truth.”Abr


31 Aug 2014, 3:00 am

As May takes a powder and summer begins, a delightful collection of anthems from the Mussolini era is now available over the Internet under the Italian title “iMussolini.” Such stirring and seldom heard songs of the epoca as “Cara al Sol” and “Caro Papà”

The Federalist

Lower Tax Rates vs. Targeted Tax Credits

Wading into the tax fight between reform conservatives and supply-siders.

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What’s better than the Ice Bucket Challenge? These six steps for thoughtful charity giving.
Concerns about are using moral clarity as a pretext for unwarranted aggression are often misused, not for prudent self-examination, but for moral paralysis.


29 Aug 2014, 6:29 am

How non-Hispanic elites decided they were in charge of what ‘Latinos’ are called.

The Washington Free Beacon

Less than Human

Two and a half millennia ago, Aristotle made one of the most fundamental statements ever about human society: “Man is by nature a political animal.” Aristotle meant more than that people group together for their survival and reproduction. People actually group together to strive for hig

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30 Aug 2014, 4:00 am

Examining the rise and (possible) fall of the European Union and the Euro, John Peet and Anton La Guardia tell a damning tale. Europe specialists at the Economist, the authors are free marketers. They’re also believers in a United States of Europe.


30 Aug 2014, 4:00 am

Only when it comes to college football do we believe that the deaths of a girlfriend and grandmother will spur a 21-year-old to lead his team to victory, and accept that a 22-year-old sprained his ankles from leaping off a three-story balcony to rescue a drowning nephew. The NFL may be played on Sun
President Obama blamed social media and the nightly news for creating the sense that “the world is falling apart” during a Friday evening fundraiser.

Big Government

District Attorney Launches Investigation into Second Restraint-Related Death by NY Police

The U.S. District Attorney for Manhattan, New York is investigating a second death caused by restraining tactics used by city police, authorities said on Friday. New York authorities are looking into the death of Ronald Singleton, 45, who died in police custody on July 13, only four days before a

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Nigel Farage's UK Independence Party (UKIP) has stormed into the lead in the British parliamentary constituency of Clacton – an area which will play host to a by-election soon following the defection and resignation of the sitting Member of Parliament Douglas Carswell. Earlier this week Mr C
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence (R) was the target of a Twitter campaign on Friday launched by Common Core opponents, who want Pence to know they’re not buying his claim that he is the first governor to repeal the Common Core standards. As the IndyStar observes, Pence appeared to be aiming for a
Police tracked down a man reported as a potential threat to President Barack Obama on Friday, delivering him into Secret Service custody shortly afterwards.  Early on Friday, police in Westchester County, New York were alerted to an individual who was under suspicion of being a danger to the

American Thinker

Fight the Religious We are Already In

America is in a generational struggle against the sick, pathological and extreme ideology of Islam, and America must show no mercy for the merciless Islamic State

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It is not surprising that a youngster like Elliot Rodger lost his mind; it is surprising that young people in general are able to carry on so bravely in a world gone mad.


31 Aug 2014, 12:00 am

The lesson that The Nun’s Story is this: it compels us to address the human dilemma of knowing ourselves, and how we must all balance on the razor’s edge of self-affirmation and duty.
History abounds with cases of bright people who have been zealously committed to wrong ideas they were expert in putting into action.

Heritage Foundation

China, With an Eye to the U.S., Is Aggressively Building Up Their Military

China recently conducted its third land-based missile-intercept test. These tests, most likely designed to facilitate “hit to kill” technologies critical for China’s missile defense and anti-satellite programs, are... Read More The post China, With an Eye to the U.S

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Transgender Americans who previously wrestled with the high cost of gender reassignment surgery may find relief now under the Affordable Care Act. Before implementation of... Read More The post How Obamacare Affects Transgender People appeared first on Daily Signal.
“I’d bet they’re asleep in New York. I’d bet they’re asleep all over America,” bemoans Rick the saloonkeeper in the classic 1942 film “Casablanca.” As... Read More The post Don’t Assume Millennials Couldn’t Step Up to Plate in World War 2
Before many of the major provisions of the Affordable Care Act took effect earlier this year, pundits and economists on both sides lined up their... Read More The post Did Obamacare Raise or Lower Wages? appeared first on Daily Signal.

Townhall.com

The Upright and Locked Position

On Aug. 24, United Airlines diverted a Newark-to-Denver flight to Chicago's O'Hare International Airport after two passengers got into an argument.

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We do have a plan, it turns out. And the plan is awful.


30 Aug 2014, 11:01 pm

The President has led our country toward a diminished role in the world the last few years and public sentiment has followed.
It boggles the mind to think that the United States now has the highest corporate tax rate in the industrialized world. But its even more amazing that America arguably has the most punitive corporate tax rate in the entire world.

The Corner

Coolness 101

Turner Classic Movies is about to play a movie starring Victor Mature, who was famous for playing beefcake roles, especially in Biblical and sword-and-sandal movies. The way I first heard my favorite story about him was, he was rejected for a country-club membership because he was an actor, an

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My AEI colleague Stan Veuger cables from Holland to alert me to a fascinating academic economics paper. Here’s how the authors open the paper: Did Wall Street foresee the recent crash of the US housing bubble? Given the role played by Wall Street in facilitating the credit expansion that pr
Ted Cruz brought his anti-Washington crusade to Americans for Prosperity’s Defending the Dream summit in Dallas on Saturday.  “I spent last week in Washington, D.C,” he said. “It’s great to be back in America.” Barry Goldwater, the late Arizona senator who
Being encouraged at the University of Mary in Bismarck, N,D. For anyone broadly interested in the future of Catholic education and renewal, I’ve been and will continue to be livetweeting some, @KathrynLopez. 

Red State

On Ben Carson, 2016, and Moving On

A cult of personality, while a great song, is a dangerous thing. They can lead normally smart people to do and say some things that don’t seem so smart. Everyone jumped on board with Dr. Ben Carson when he had the audacity to criticize the president and his Affordable Care Act with

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Part I concerned a WSJ essay by Robert J. Caprara, “Confessions of a Computer Modeler”. In Part II I will share what I know about computer modeling in oil and gas applications, and raise questions about climate modeling. This is a long post, offered for your reading enjoy
What? Surely George Galloway doesn't *want* my good wishes. After all, I'm a dirty little Zionist lackey and Jew-lover. The post One hopes that the viciously-beaten George Galloway is now asking himself, “Why do they hate me?” appeared first on RedState.
The details of the materials quoted in that Foreign Policy article are sufficiently detailed that I'm not comfortable repeating them: you never know what foreign bad actors might be trolling this site for intel. The post Alleged ISIS laptop had a checklist for creating bioweapons. appeared first on
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