Why Climate Negotiations Are Like Arms Contol

24 Oct 2014, 11:56 am

(Steven Hayward)News out of Europe yesterday is that the EU has adopted an ambitious greenhouse gas emission reduction target, calling for a 40 percent reduction in GHG emissions by the year 2030. But the announcement was larded with lots of talk of “flexibility” and contains so many con

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Back on offense at Mosul Dam as well.

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A Pennsylvania man's extensive wine collection is on the verge of destruction. The state is planning to pour out thousands of bottles of wine, including many rare labels, after a police sting found the owner was selling the wine out of his home.

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Recent terror attacks in Jerusalem and Canada are not isolated events, and American policy leaders must drop “the illusion that these are random acts of senseless violence unrelated to our national security,” Sen. Ted Cruz (R., Texas) said.

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The American Spectator

Re: DHS Wants Your KC Royals Panties

I appreciate Emily for briefing us on this government sponsored panty raid. There are many things I'd like to say to Homeland Security, but they are unmentionable.

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Craig Shirley and Laura Ingraham have written a superb piece in the Los Angeles Times on the Reagan Time for Choosing speech  Among the important points the two made was this: … Yet in the face of the failed big-government Republicanism of recent history and the failed collectivism of
“I’ve never met a person in politics I disrespect more than Charlie Crist,” former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani said while campaigning for incumbent Republican governor Rick Scott in South Florida Wednesday. Strong stuff, even from Da Mare, who has never been a non-directive couns


24 Oct 2014, 3:00 am

The logic of Pope Francis’s claim that “God is not afraid of new things” calls for some comment, and the crossing of several pons asinori. First, if you are a Christian, it is a statement of the obvious: God, as God, is not afraid of anything. (Christ, as a man, was apparently afr

The Federalist

Millennials Don’t Really Suck That Much—Consider Ariana Grande

It’s time to shift our eyes to the new revolutionaries, the Millennials, who will become part of our tradition whether we like it or not.

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Heightened interest and concern about Ebola is not panic and the media really need to stop characterizing it as such. Besides, why trust reporters?
With the midterms looming, Obamacare politics are again prominent. But some Republican candidates find themselves defending that law.
We can’t both prevent and encourage suicide.

The Washington Free Beacon

Prohibition Redux: Pennsylvania to Destroy Thousands of Bottles of Wine

A Pennsylvania man's extensive wine collection is on the verge of destruction. The state is planning to pour out thousands of bottles of wine, including many rare labels, after a police sting found the owner was selling the wine out of his home.

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Recent terror attacks in Jerusalem and Canada are not isolated events, and American policy leaders must drop “the illusion that these are random acts of senseless violence unrelated to our national security,” Sen. Ted Cruz (R., Texas) said.
Ukrainian Prime Minister Arsenic Yatseniuk has warned that Russia and its proxy forces in eastern Ukraine could seek to destabilize the country’s parliamentary elections on Sunday with attacks, Reuters reports.

Big Government

Nurse Union Chief: 84% of Nurses Say Hospitals Not Holding Essential Ebola Training

Friday on MSNBC's "NewsNation with Tamron Hall," the co-president of the National Nurses Union Jane Ross said 84 percent of nurses say their hospitals are still not holding the essential interactive training programs for Ebola. Hall asked, "As I understand it, the National Nurses Union recently t

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Another day, another round of infighting between the People’s Front of Judea and the Judean People’s Front. The Edinburgh University Student’s Association (EUSA) has been accused of “inconsistency” in its commitment to “end rape culture and lad banter on campus&
Friday at a House Oversight Committee Ebola Response hearing, Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) said, "We can no longer ignore the crisis in West Africa. We can no longer ignore it. The longer the outbreak continues, the more likely it will spread to the rest of the world including more cases right here
Though Louisiana U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R) continues to support the Common Core standards, he has sent a letter to the state Department of Education superintendent urging the state to halt designating the Common Core-aligned Eureka Math program as the preferred curriculum. According to Vitt

American Thinker

Paul Krugman's Indefensible Defense of Barack Obama

For Krugman, an economically equitable society, drained of all prejudice and bigotry, where man pays obeisance to Nature and where its abundant resources are distributed equally amongst the world's citizens, should apparently be the goal of our presidents

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Whatever Vladimir Putin’s objectives may be in general, Russia while he has been in power has been more cordial, or less hostile, towards Israel.
If the GOP hopes to win in November – and actually make a difference afterward – it will have to stand for something!
The Supreme Court puts the kibosh on a last-minute attempt to play the race card in the 2014 Texas midterms.

Heritage Foundation

A Terrorist Who Attacked U.S. Soldiers Will Be Prosecuted in Federal Court

A Russian-born terrorist who attacked U.S. soldiers in 2009 and is now detained in Afghanistan will be brought to the United States and prosecuted in... Read More The post A Terrorist Who Attacked U.S. Soldiers Will Be Prosecuted in Federal Court appeared first on Daily Signal.

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In one Texas town, a business owner is in trouble for displaying too much patriotism. Andre “Frenchy” Rheault, who owns a landscaping company based in... Read More The post Man Ordered By City to Remove Most of U.S. Flags Hung at His Business appeared first on Daily Signal.
Facebook’s massive reach and emergence as a top source of news make it a critical component to any political campaign. But even in 2014, with... Read More The post Can Facebook Predict This Year’s Winning Candidates? These 9 Charts Could Hold a Clue appeared first on Daily Signal.
Students in a Nebraska school district have another item they may now incorporate into their senior portraits: their guns. At the request of parents, Broken... Read More The post School District to Allow Students to Pose With Guns appeared first on Daily Signal.

Townhall.com

Turkey Reluctantly Allows Kurds to Defend Other Kurds

Iraqi Kurdish leaders have agreed to send fighters to help defend Kobani, now that Turkey said it would allow them to cross Turkish territory.

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The Metropolitan Opera in New York City is hardly a site for hundreds of angry protesters. But they have erupted over their current selection, an opera called "The Death of Klinghoffer." Leon Klinghoffer was the 69-year-old paralyzed New Yorker who in 1985 was aboard the hijacked cruise ship Achille
When twenty-eight current and former Harvard Law School professors issued a public statement decrying the universitys new procedures regarding the handling of sexual assault accusations on campus, it may have been a game changer.


23 Oct 2014, 11:01 pm

Do you remember what real American leadership looks like?

The Corner

Is Disability Insurance Fixable?

Jagadeesh Gokhale of the Cato Institute takes on the issue: According to the Social Security Trustees, the program’s trust fund will be fully depleted in 2016, compelling either a large benefit cut or a large tax hike—neither option being politically popular. Regardless of the pr

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It’s often said that what Putin is looking for in eastern Ukraine is a ‘frozen conflict’ such as that on the borders of Moldova (Transnistria) and Georgia (Ossetia and Abkhazia), a permanently unresolved status for ‘Novorossiya’ that will both enable it to act as Mosco


24 Oct 2014, 11:19 am

Janet Hook writes in the Wall Street Journal that the gender gap is shrinking, and declining female support for Democrats is hurting them in the Iowa, Colorado, and Arkansas Senate races. The Democrats are indeed in trouble, but there’s little evidence that it’s because the gender gap i
One poll is just one poll, our inner Nate Silver should remind us, but Republican candidate Charlie Baker now appears to have a solid lead over his Democratic opponent in the Massachusetts governor’s race: He’s up by nine points on attorney general Martha Coakley in the latest poll from

Red State

Is Islam Compatible with Free Speech?

Via Eugene Volokh comes some welcome news for watchers of First Amendment jurisprudence, as the Sixth Circuit has decided to rehear a "heckler's veto" case concerning an incident that happened The post Is Islam Compatible with Free Speech? appeared first on RedState.

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Freak out!!!!!! At least that seems to be the GOP's reaction to the polling in Georgia. Relax people. We are going into overtime for sure in the Senate race. That The post What the Heck is Happening in Georgia? appeared first on RedState.
This week has provided an interesting example of how, in the left's mind, the famed #WarOnWomen only pertains to women who are on the left or with whom they have The post Bristol Palin, Chrissy Teigen, and the misogyny of the American Left appeared first on RedState.
For the third time in four years voters in Wisconsin are casting their ballots to decide who will be the next governor. Gov. Scott Walker was first elected in 2010, The post Democrat Only Parking in Wisconsin Early Voting? appeared first on RedState.
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