Hamas Rockets Exploding in Gaza Strip

31 Jul 2014, 11:10 am

JERUSALEM—More than a third of the 140 rockets fired by Hamas at Israel yesterday fell short and exploded inside the Gaza Strip, according to the Israeli Army spokesman’s office.

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31 Jul 2014, 11:01 am

Hopeful sign?

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Customer service from Comcast has gotten so bad that a New Mexico woman pulled a gun on a technician that was charging her a fee she did not know about, according to United Press International.

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(Paul Mirengoff)The Democrats have been fundraising like crazy based on claims that President Obama is in danger of being impeached by House Republicans. Last night, John wondered whether it’s good idea to tell your party’s members repeatedly that the leader of their party is in danger o

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The American Spectator

Michael Walzer Lectures Israel About Civilian Casualties in Gaza

In early 2002, only months after the attacks of September 11, 2001, Michael Walzer penned an article in the socialist quarterly Dissent which asked, "Can There Be a Decent Left?" Walzer answers his question in the negative in a piece written forThe New Republic concerning Israel's Operation Protect

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The Iraqi Sunnis who live under ISIS control may be preparing for a second "Sunni Awakening" after ISIS destroyed a treasured site of Mosul's religious heritage. ISIS concluded a recent campaign of destruction by bombing a shrine at the tomb of the prophet Jonah. Jonah was revered by Christian
Big trade deadline news. It has been reported that the Boston Red Sox have traded ace lefthander Jon Lester along with outfielder Jonny Gomes to the Oakland A's for outfielder Yoenis Cespedes. Lester had been engaged in on again, off again contract negotiations with the Red Sox as he becomes a free
Well-meaning though it may be, the federal government can never replace human responsibility and relationships. The New York Times ran an opinion piece Tuesday titled “Introducing the National Soda Tax.” Apparently Michael Bloomberg’s hope to ban big sodas lacked scope, and only a

The Federalist

Halbig Shows How Leftist Wonks Just Aren’t Very Good At Their Jobs

If it was "unimaginable" to you that 36 states would do exactly as they've done, maybe you should leave the wonkery to people who know what they're doing.

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Two studies that claim providing long-term contraception such as IUDs reduces births and abortions lack essential data and gloss over negative side-effects.
One Republican governor won big in 2010 while two others snuck by. Four years later, their fates couldn't be more different.
Does a new study prove free will is just an illusion?

The Washington Free Beacon

Hamas Rockets Exploding in Gaza Strip

JERUSALEM—More than a third of the 140 rockets fired by Hamas at Israel yesterday fell short and exploded inside the Gaza Strip, according to the Israeli Army spokesman’s office.

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Customer service from Comcast has gotten so bad that a New Mexico woman pulled a gun on a technician that was charging her a fee she did not know about, according to United Press International.
A group of senators on the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence sent a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday voicing their concerns over the release of a redacted version of a Senate study that will be made public in early August.

Big Government

After Preston, Now Controvertial Mayor Of Tower Hamlets Flies Palestinian Flag Over Town Hall

The Mayor of the east London borough of Tower Hamlets, Lutfur Rahman, has flown the Palestinian flag over his town hall in an act of solidarity with Gaza. Rahman proudly posted a photo of the flag on his twitter account along with the message "Palestinian flag flying at Town Hall in solidarity

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If you are a 28-year-old millennial in Argentina, you would have lived long enough for your nation to default for a third time in 28 years at 12:01 AM on August 1. The nation’s Economy Minister Axel Kicillof acknowledged the default after a flurry of last minute negotiations with c
While we enjoy the blizzard of fundraising letters Democrats are using to siphon cash out of their gullible supporters, and MSNBC's round-the-clock saturation coverage of the non-existent impeachment threat, let's pause for a little comic relief from the reliably amusing Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-
In 1988 I did a film called Terrorist on Trial: The United States vs. Salim Ajami. It was the brain child of George Englund who produced and directed The Ugly American. He was a wonderfully brilliant fellow who ran both Marlon Brando's and Paul Newman's film companies at various times. Trial w

American Thinker

Time for Hamas's Hollywood Sympathizers to Snap out of It!

They look at pictures of Palestinians, who truly are suffering in this war, which Hamas and its terrorist army have perpetrated against Israel and our civilian population, and they "feel their pain"

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George Will and Hugh Hewitt, despite the mounting evidence that almost no Democrat will enforce existing immigration laws, are still plugging amnesty for the latest wave of illegal aliens.
The behavior of Le Chambon deserves to be remembered for its remarkable implementation of Christian ethical principles.
I have been somewhat confused by the conservative ire rising as a result of leading conservative figures going to the border to assist church groups in delivering relief. 

Heritage Foundation

Bachmann at the Border: ‘Bills Don’t Stop the Problem’

Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., traveled to the Texas border with Mexico last weekend to get a close-up look of the border crisis. In an exclusive... Read More The post Bachmann at the Border: ‘Bills Don’t Stop the Problem’ appeared first on Daily Signal.

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“One of the reasons we have these political shenanigans that we do is that people are almost told that you’re somehow anti-immigrant, that you’re inhumane... Read More The post Genevieve Wood: It’s Not ‘Inhumane’ to ‘Want to Secure the Border’ appeare
Join us at 9:30 a.m. ET for a discussion with representatives from Heritage Action and The Daily Signal on today’s border crisis vote in the... Read More The post How Should Washington Address the Border Crisis? appeared first on Daily Signal.
As I recounted Monday at The Daily Signal, The New York Times reporter Josh Barro thinks some people are “unworthy of respect.” Yesterday Barro doubled-down... Read More The post New York Times Reporter: ‘Some People Are Deserving of Incivility’ appeared first on Daily Signa

Townhall.com

Obamacare Overruns

When the Government Accountability Office - better known as the GAO - released that number, it was like finding a Kenyan birth certificate with the name "Barry Obama" written in official Swahili.

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This past weekend I did what President Obama refused to do during his recent trip to Texas—I visited the U.S-Mexico border.
Eric Holder is suing a state police force, because their employment requirements for women are the same as those for men… Whoa. So this is what “progress” looks like, huh?
Stocks may be near record levels but the bull market is not done. Digital technologies permit businesses to use investors’ cash far more efficiently these days, and could easily push up stock prices another 25 percent.

The Corner

Operation Choke Point

Can the government shut down legal but politically disfavored businesses? If an ongoing federal regulatory campaign continues, that may be precisely what happens, as I detail in a comprehensive new report published today by the Competitive Enterprise Institute. In recent months, a federal governme

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31 Jul 2014, 11:26 am

John Blundell, who died last week, has already received a heartfelt tribute from Ramesh here and there are further notices of his death from the Atlas Foundation and the Acton Institute. The Acton Institute will, I believe, shortly announce arrangements for John’s memorial service. Like Rame
From my Politico column today on the president’s impeachment cynicism: If you’re a digital fundraising maven at a major Democratic organization and you haven’t sent out an impeachment-themed email over the past few days, you either haven’t gotten the memo or you should be
On a three-day trade mission to Mexico, California governor Jerry Brown talked most frequently about climate change and immigration, and spoke passionately about the link between the two, according to the Wall Street Journal. “We can see how some are fearful of children walking across the bo

Red State

Venezuela demonstrates the nadir of American power

It should have been a pretty straightforward case. Retired Venezeulan general Hugo Carvajal, who was a close confidant of the late Venezuelan dictator Hugo Chavez and head of Venezuela’s intelligence service, was indicted in Miami on federal charges of drug trafficking. Via the Wall Street Jo

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Poor ol’ Wendy Davis. She wore her pink sneakers and filibustered pro-life legislation. The media made her a national hero for kid killers. And they she had to do something besides look pretty and filibuster. It all started falling apart. Turns out she claimed in court she had mental health i
A U.N. school in Gaza was recently hit by some Israeli shells. It appears to be the result of the IDF aiming for some Hamas forces nearby. Unsurprisingly, the White House was among the first in line to condemn Israel for this. An Associated Press release reports: The White House condemned the shell
Let’s say that I had some oversight authority over liberal groups or individuals. Or that I could do things to make life more difficult for those groups. And let’s say that I wrote the right-wing equivalent of what Lois Lerner wrote about conservatives (according to her, we’re app
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