NYT: After six weeks of U.S. airstrikes, ISIS has “scarcely budged”

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Michael Barone The oldest living former member of Congress, Ken Hechler, celebrated his 100th birthday Saturday. The Charleston Daily Mail has the story. washingtonexaminer.com/blogs/beltway-confidential

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Former Military Intelligence Officer Michael Pregent told Fox News host Shepard Smith that “tens of thousands” of troops will be needed in order to effectively combat the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS) under the current structure of the U.S.-led coalition. Pregent s

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The American Spectator

Three Afghan Soldiers Go Missing From Military Base in Massachusetts - UPDATED

Well, this is disconcerting. Three Afghan soldiers who have been undergoing training at Camp Edwards in Massachusetts went missing on Saturday night following a trip to the Cape Cod Mall in Hyannis. Officials from U.S. Central Command insist there's nothing to be alarmed about and that th

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Bill has reportedly become a vegan, but Hillary is still very much the carnivore. We know her 2016 presidential campaign began the day after she lost the 2008 nomination to Obama. And we know that it’s being conducted by the same crew, using the same methods, that Bill’s campaigns and p

22 Sep 2014, 3:00 am

Based on the results of the historic Scottish referendum announced on Friday, nearly half an educated electorate in a Western democracy has shown more emotional intemperance than it has reason. To follow one’s heart is one thing, but to do it at the expense of the economy and national securit
I’ve written elsewhere about some of the basic lessons Americans should learn from our experience in the First World War. But left untouched in that piece is an almost equally important question: what can Doc Savage teach us about World War One? Doc Savage, for the uninitiated, was a pulp fic

The Federalist

Sorry, Politico, But Lois Lerner Is Not A Victim

Lois Lerner. Hero. Servant. Brownie-baking puppy lover. Sister of the Blessed State.

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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.
North Carolina Sen. Kay Hagan is beating up challenger Thom Tillis, despite her rotten record. Here’s what the women giving her an edge are thinking.

22 Sep 2014, 6:22 am

Today, we very much need a real debate on the war with ISIS, because we very much need to win that war--in the real world.

The Washington Free Beacon

Fmr. Military Intelligence Officer: ‘Tens Of Thousands Of Soldiers Needed To Defeat ISIL’

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The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is looking into how to ban passengers from riding four wheelers in the name of public safety. The agency issued a “request for information” on Monday to learn the feasibility of prohibiting more than one person from riding an all-terrain ve
A recent Pew Research poll shows that 72 percent of the public thinks religion is losing influence in American life.

Big Government

Islamic State Group Calls for Attacking Civilians, 'Filthy French'

BEIRUT (AP) — Fighters of the Islamic State militant group are ready to battle a U.S.-led military coalition seeking to destroy it, the group's spokesman said in a new audio recording in which he called on Muslims worldwide to kill civilians of nations that join the fight. American and French

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Move over, Scott Brown. The strategy of hitting Democrats on immigration in elections is working for Republicans who employ it nationwide—even in liberal Massachusetts, where another poll shows GOP gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker tied in a close race with Democrat Martha Coakley af
Emma Watson, the 24-year-old British actress who was named a United Nations Goodwill Ambassador this summer, delivered a ten-minute speech to the UN on Saturday about the misconceptions surrounding feminism and her plans to put an end to gender inequality. "I was appointed six months ago, and t
We all remember Schoolhouse Rock's musical tribute to the mysterious allure of the number 3. According to the lyrics to 3 is Magic Number, the number's mystique can be traced all the way back to the Holy Trinity.  Three is a magic number. Yes it is, it's a magic number. Somewhere i

American Thinker

The worldwide rise of sadistic political pathology

The world has entered a new, reactionary stage of war psychology, one that is driven by mass sadism. The media censorship of sadistic hate propaganda will defeat us in the Jihad War.

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22 Sep 2014, 12:00 am

Barack Obama is destined to be the greatest flop in American presidential history.  He is, in every sense of the word, an utter failure.

22 Sep 2014, 12:00 am

The decline of nationalist spirit, evident throughout the West, is really an issue of collapsing identity.
A consultant whose instincts are utterly tone deaf and as such is a serial loser in the game.

Heritage Foundation

Why You Can’t Keep Your Plan Under Obamacare, Explained in 3 Minutes

In 2009, President Obama repeatedly told the American people, “If you like the plan your health care plan, you’ll be able to keep your health... Read More The post Why You Can’t Keep Your Plan Under Obamacare, Explained in 3 Minutes appeared first on Daily Signal.

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World leaders will gather for the United Nations climate summit this week after tens of thousands of protestors marched through Manhattan on Sunday urging action... Read More The post Instead of Protesting, Climate Marchers Should Read This appeared first on Daily Signal.
Politico obviously had no problem finding Lois Lerner for an exclusive interview that it published on Monday. So why can’t the U.S. Attorney for the... Read More The post Politico Found Lois Lerner. So Why Can’t the U.S. Attorney in Washington? appeared first on Daily Signal.
It’s been one year since Lois Lerner officially retired from the Internal Revenue Service amid accusations that the tax agency improperly had targeted tea party... Read More The post No Apologies: Lois Lerner Breaks 16-Month Silence on IRS Scandal appeared first on Daily Signal.


A Still United Kingdom

News Bulletin: "Scotland has voted No to independence, after millions of voters took to the polls to decide the future of the United Kingdom."

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Marcotte says that a study by North Carolina State University sociologists Sarah Bowen, Sinikka Elliott and Joslyn Brenton finds that "the stress that cooking puts on people, particularly women, may not be worth the trade-off."
Last week, the House and Senate voted to rubber stamp President Obama's war plans for the Middle East. Both bodies, on a bipartisan basis, authorized the US to begin openly training and arming the rebels who have been fighting for three years to overthrow the Assad government in Syria.
The first time I was scheduled to appear on Red Eye with Greg Gutfeld on Fox News I asked Red Eye regular Nick Gillespie for advice. He said not to go into the show with written jokes. Instead, just interact with the others and youll be funny just by virtue of being around other funny people. (And I

The Corner

Millennials Aren't Getting Jobs and Aren't Buying Houses

Young people have never done well during recessions. But this particularly severe recession, with a recovery that’s been slower than usual (and than necessary, I might add) is taking an even bigger toll on the lives of younger Americans. A look at the data shows that the labor marke

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The Daily Show is coming under fire from some Washington Redskins fans after the show allegedly misled the participants about a segment relating to the team’s controversial name. At one point, the show surprised the participants with a large number of American Indians opposing the name, who r
James Capretta and Yuval Levin on what conservatives should do about Obamacare: The reality of Obamacare implementation in 2014 does not mean the law is no longer replaceable with something better. It still can be displaced by an appealing conservative alternative if a newly elected president cho
The United Kingdom’s Labour party has suspended one of its candidates after she used her Twitter account to attack Israel and compare it to the Islamic State. According to the Mirror, Vicky Kirby, Labour’s candidate for parliament from a district in Surrey, tweeted, “Apparen

Red State

The Vine

Welcome to The Vine, where every week I strive to bring you updates from around the pro-life community to help you keep up with the ever constant battle to save lives. If you aren’t plugged-in, it is my sincere hope that The Vine will allow you to get familiar with those on the front lines an

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If society survives long enough it  will look back upon the first couple of decades of this century as the point where sexual deviance was mainstreamed in the name of tolerance, the deity du jour of the American left and libertarians. While most attention has focused on the immense effort devo
For the benefit of any Democratic staffers who might be assigned to read this site: please tell your legislators to not touch people inappropriately, or to sexually harass them. In case nobody's ever mentioned it before - and, judging from recent history, nobody in the Democratic party has - that
On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the big Alibaba IPO, why you can't believe their numbers and their dreams of overtaking Walmart. The post Chinese Alibaba Dreams of Toppling Walmart appeared first on RedState.