George W. Bush’s Top Aides: We Don’t Remember That Neil Tyson 9/11 Quote At All

22 Sep 2014, 12:25 am

Several former top aides to President George W. Bush, including his press secretary and 9/11 speechwriters, say they have no recollection of Tyson's quote.

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Byron York NEW YORK — It's hard to make a really big protest march about just one thing. Back in the days of giant rallies against the Iraq war, all sorts of groups wanted in on the action. washingtonexaminer.com/blogs/beltway-confidential

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(Steven Hayward)Or maybe I should call this series “Scenes from the 97 Percent.” Because settled science! No sooner do I note that one expert writes in the New York Times yesterday that planting trees might be the wrong thing to do than a sharp-eyed Power Line reader points us to a featu

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21 Sep 2014, 9:00 pm

Previously unpublished correspondence between Hillary Clinton and the late left-wing organizer Saul Alinsky reveal new details about her relationship with the controversial Chicago activist and shed light on her early ideological development.

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The American Spectator

Kerry Seeks Iran's Help Against ISIS

You know things are going badly in terms of recruiting a broad coalition against ISIS if the Obama Administration is seeking Iran's help. During a UN Security Council Meeting on Iraq, Secretary of State John Kerry said, "There is a role for nearly every country in the world to play, including Iran.

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19 Sep 2014, 11:48 am

With 26 of 32 precincts reporting, the BBC is projecting that Scotland has voted against independence. The No forces are expected to win 55% of the vote.  As Quebec referendums have become a permanent feature of Canadian politics, Scottish referendums will become a permanent feature of U.K. po
Less than 24 hours after the Scottish Referendum, SNP Leader and Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond has announced he will step down in November. Although the Yes side lost by a 10 point margin, it is certainly far better than anyone expected. So I doubt there was any pressure brought to bear on h


19 Sep 2014, 3:00 am

When Scotland “voted” on union with her southern neighbor 307 years ago, English troops flowed to the border and English pounds flowed through the Scottish parliament. English force sought, unlike Hadrian, to welcome and not repel. The parliamentarians quietly voted “yes”; t

The Federalist

George W. Bush’s Top Aides: We Don’t Remember That Neil Tyson 9/11 Quote At All

Several former top aides to President George W. Bush, including his press secretary and 9/11 speechwriters, say they have no recollection of Tyson's quote.

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Sarah Palin is a good way to tease out Freudian levels of weirdness. But why are conservative women such a threat? Is it their embrace of life?
Washington's foolish approaches to the Islamic State will not destroy them or discourage others from following in their footsteps.
I have a few theories about why parents nowadays hover about their kids like hornets.

The Washington Free Beacon

The Hillary Letters

Previously unpublished correspondence between Hillary Clinton and the late left-wing organizer Saul Alinsky reveal new details about her relationship with the controversial Chicago activist and shed light on her early ideological development.

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21 Sep 2014, 2:10 pm

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power predicted on Sunday that the United States would not carry out airstrikes in Syria alone and suggested that some nations have already indicated they would participate in striking Syria, despite the current lack of public support.
Sen. Mary Landrieu (D., La.) spent her Saturday in Baton Rouge and was photographed holding a beer tap to a man's mouth while he performed a keg stand.
New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton warned that there is an increased threat of a terrorist attack against the city, writing in a special New York Daily News column that the the presence of social media threats made by the terrorist group "heightens this concern."

Big Government

Big Ten Stuns SEC, ACC to Tighten Conference Ratings

The Big Ten is still ranked 5th, but is back within a field goal of 3rd after an incredible 12-1 mark Saturday that included upsets of teams from the SEC and ACC. The SEC kept a slim lead over the Big 12 for top conference, and three non-Power Conference teams (East Carolina, Notre Dame, and BYU)

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Although the media have since lost interest, protests continue to rage in Ferguson, Missouri. This weekend, police arrested a driver after protesters charged that he had "bumped" them with his car as they blocked the street. Two protesters were also arrested for damaging the man's car and resistin
On Sunday, former President Bill Clinton made efforts to further distance Hillary Clinton from President Barack Obama's unpopular foreign policy by stating that the Obama administration should have armed Syrian rebels years ago, a position Hillary Clinton claims she took at the time. "I agree wit
Former President Bill Clinton declared on Sunday that his economic policies dwarfed those of former President Ronald Reagan. "When I was president, I've told you this before--one of the things I was most proud of is we moved 100 times as many people from poverty into the middle class as moved und

American Thinker

Crony Capitalism and Progressive Desperation

Why progressives inevitably turn to crony capitalism.

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That's right: science confirms the safety of hydraulic fracturing.
That's what it takes to defend the vile messages from a professor who seems to consider himself entitled to tenure at a prestigious university.
It long ago became clear to me that, despite all the pretense, protesting and politicking, no one who has ever seriously thought about equality actually believes in it.

Heritage Foundation

Conservatives Decry Obamacare’s Hidden Abortion Coverage

Conservatives in Congress are taking President Obama to task for breaking a promise to Americans, if not outright lying, that taxpayers’ money won’t pay for... Read More The post Conservatives Decry Obamacare’s Hidden Abortion Coverage appeared first on Daily Signal.

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Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., today said Congress is “absolutely” abdicating its constitutional power to declare war by leaving Washington, D.C., without authorizing war in either... Read More The post Dem Rep.: Congress ‘Abdicating’ Constitutional Power by Leaving D.C. Withou
Former United Kingdom Prime Minister Tony Blair commended President Obama for his strategy to defeat ISIS, but noted that over time, there may be a need... Read More The post Tony Blair: Obama Is ‘Absolutely Right’ With Plan to Defeat ISIS appeared first on Daily Signal.
Replaying the video of President Bush’s 2007 warning against a premature withdrawal U.S. troops from Iraq is all the rage. Millions of Americans have “gone... Read More The post What Obama Could Learn From George W. Bush About War appeared first on Daily Signal.

Townhall.com

(Toy) Gun Control in New Jersey – Atlantic City Bans Toy Guns

Only liberals would think that banning toy guns will somehow cut down on crime. Maybe we should implement background checks and registration schemes for Nerf guns as well.

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21 Sep 2014, 11:01 pm

President Barack Obama spoke about the Ebola outbreak in west Africa during a visit to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last week:
Theres even a ranking showing which states have the greatest number of these folks who profit by creating dependency.
Are you sick, seor? the coyote asked, eyeing his customer. You look sick.

The Corner

Ponnuru: Dems Running Away from Obama a Strategy 'That's Always Tempting and Never Works'

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We all know this to be true (at least on a superficial level, since we often seem to forget). But Tyler Vigen has put some fun examples on Internet of time series that are correlated but where a causal relationship between the two is extremely unlikely. For example, the chart below shows that the
I would like to add something quick to Kevin’s post. (I’m too nervous to watch every pitch of the Tigers versus the Royals.) I spent some time near the crowd today — and that crowd was more like a mob, in my view. Swarms of zealots, screaming — literally screaming — ag

Red State

Ten Years at Redstate

My morning routine used to be coffee, bagel and a newspaper. When the scandal called Rathergate broke, the phrase "fake but accurate" jarred my brain. I fired most mainstream media in September 2004. That’s when I joined Redstate. As Vladimir, I lurked at Redstate for a while before contribut

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On Tuesday, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal announced his energy plan. It was the second such plan to come out of America Next, Jindal’s policy shop that is plainly developing a national policy agenda ahead of the presidential campaign that Jindal is obviously preparing (like all potential ca
This week on the RedState Weekly Briefing Caleb Howe, Thomas LaDuke, Joe Cunningham, and I are joined by our very own Moe Lane to discuss General Election DOOM!!(??), the War on ISIS/ISIL, and the White House fence jumpers. All that and more on tonight’s show. We should be live just after 7 p
Barack Obama is a lying, cheating, no-good, paranoid manipulator who keeps telling you that he's going to change, but never does. And his friends are just as bad... but you can do something about his friends. The post Americans for Shared Prosperity’s ‘Barack Obama as dysfunctional ma
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