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Red State

  • Prez Holds Special Dinner for Indian PM – Who is Fasting
    While some people surf the sites I just gently float along, occasionally bumping into the flotsam and jetsam that makes it’s way onto the net.  I landed at the blog section of The Hill where Justin Sink informs us that President Obama held a dinne…
    - 1 hour ago, September 30, 2014 2:48 pm -
  • Trolling for Dollars

    Trolling for Dollars

    SMH. Stupidity magnified.The post Trolling for Dollars appeared first on RedState.
    - 1 hour ago, September 30, 2014 2:24 pm -
  • I Just Don’t Know What’s Good For Me According To President Obama

    I Just Don’t Know What’s Good For Me According To President Obama

    I love Big Brother. He told me everything was well. I’m just too blood simple like the natives to figure out how good I’ve got it thanks to The Ministry of Love. I find this very relieving and will go back to drinking my Victory Gin because INGSO…
    - 2 hours ago, September 30, 2014 2:00 pm -
  • The Real #WaronWomen: Iranian Woman Sentenced to Death for Killing Attempted Rapist
    One of the most popular memes the Left has created over the past few years is the idea that conservatives have somehow declared a War on Women. It’s usually brought out when conservatives declare their opposition to infant slaughter on demand or r…
    - 3 hours ago, September 30, 2014 1:00 pm -
  • Neil DeGrasse Tyson: Who are you going to believe? Me or recorded history?

    Neil DeGrasse Tyson: Who are you going to believe? Me or recorded history?

    For those haven’t been following the fun, Sean Davis at The Federalist has been using science-y bloviator Neil DeGrasse Tyson as a chew toy. See: Super Scientist Neil deGrasse Tyson Doesn’t Understand Statistics Did Neil deGrasse Tyson Just Try T…
    - 4 hours ago, September 30, 2014 12:00 pm -
  • This is Unacceptable
    Whether some conservatives like to admit it or not, President Barack H. Obama is the President of the United States and is therefore my President and the President of any American now reading this. For those of you who bristle at this, go see Hebrews…
    - 7 hours ago, September 30, 2014 8:30 am -
  • Tech at Night: Nobody cares about privacy, not even criminals

    Tech at Night: Nobody cares about privacy, not even criminals

    I'm sure everyone's tired of my saying it, but nobody cares about privacy. That's why texting and Gmail are so popular, nobody does end-to-end encryption, Facebook is nearly ubiquitous, and nude photos keep getting broadcast everywhere.This is w…
    - 12 hours ago, September 30, 2014 4:00 am -

Weekly Standard

  • A Libertarian Spoiler in North Carolina?
    In recent days, Republicans appear to have opened up leads in several key Senate battles, including Alaska,Colorado, and Iowa. Add those to their already established edges in Arkansas, Louisiana, Montana, South Dakota, and West Virginia -- an…
    - 4 hours ago, September 30, 2014 11:38 am -
  • Feds Pay $91K for Bat Population Survey

    Feds Pay $91K for Bat Population Survey

    President Obama was counting strokes on the golf course at Fort Belvoir in northern Virginia last Saturday, but the day before a $91,318.76 contract was awarded to count something quite different at Fort Belvoir: bats. The Virginia Department of…
    - 5 hours ago, September 30, 2014 10:44 am -
  • Rick Perry Meets With Henry Kissinger to Talk Foreign Policy
    Rick Perry met with Henry Kissinger to talk foreign policy, the Texas governor announced on Twitter. "It was an honor to speak with Dr. Kissinger today and hear his thoughts on America’s foreign policy challenges," wrote Perry. It was an honor…
    - 15 hours ago, September 30, 2014 12:48 am -
  • Arizona Democrat Decries Lobbying, Worked as Lobbyist
    Arizona Republicans are in a tough fight to keep the governor's mansion. Their candidate, state treasurer Doug Ducey, is effectively tied with Democrat Fred DuVal. Since voters in the state generally lean toward the GOP, DuVal has cast himself as a m…
    - 19 hours ago, September 29, 2014 8:44 pm -
  • A Chance for Victory in Virginia?
    In this week's newsletter, the boss looks at the 2014 midterm election:In last week's editorial, I wrote:The danger over the next six weeks is that Republican strategists and donors will play it safe and fail to take advantage of the opportunitie…
    - 20 hours ago, September 29, 2014 7:45 pm -
  • NASCAR Legend Petty Endorses Tillis
    The Chamber of Commerce is releasing a new ad Tuesday featuring NASCAR racing legend and North Carolina native Richard Petty endorsing Republican Senate candidate Thom Tillis. "In racing and in life, there's always a leader, someone who  knows how t…
    - 21 hours ago, September 29, 2014 6:33 pm -
  • Souza Saves No-Hitter for Zimmerman
    The Washington Nationals ended their regular season in spectacular fashion when 28-year-old ace Jordan Zimmerman pitched a no-hitter Sunday night. Even the final out wasn't without drama. Left fielder Stephen Souza made a miraculous diving catch on a…
    - 21 hours ago, September 29, 2014 6:23 pm -
  • If Intel Wrong About ISIS, Is it Also Wrong About Iran?
    There is likely much gnashing of teeth in the intelligence community today in the wake of Obama’s interview with 60 Minutes last night. He laid the blame for the rise of the Islamic State at the feet of the intelligence community. “Our head of t…
    - 22 hours ago, September 29, 2014 5:42 pm -

The American Spectator

  • How Long Will Rand Paul Be In Detention?

    How Long Will Rand Paul Be In Detention?

    A few days ago, Rand Paul asked, “Do I have to be in detention the rest of mycareer?”The junior Senator from Kentucky posed the question afterevidence of plagiarism had come to light resulting in the loss of his WashingtonTimes column. …
    - , November 12, 2013 1:49 am -
  • The Difference Between Trudeau & Harper on China

    The Difference Between Trudeau & Harper on China

    Late last week at a Liberal Party fundraiser in Toronto that wasaimed at women, Justin Trudeau was asked which country’s governmenthe admired the most outside of Canada. Without hesitation, Trudeaumentioned China:There is a level of admiratio…
    - , November 12, 2013 12:13 am -
  • Businessmen Target Justin Amash

    Businessmen Target Justin Amash

    A campaign is growing in Michigan for a GOP primary challengerto unseat Congressman Justin Amash, one of the most outspokenmembers of the party’s libertarian wing, in 2014.The Hill published an article today highlighting the fundraising efforts…
    - , November 11, 2013 10:48 pm -
  • Obama and Veterans Day

    Obama and Veterans Day

    President Obama is giving a speech about veterans.I can’t listen.I didn’t serve, but both my parents did and I grew up on CampPendleton (Marine base) and Guam (Navy base).I can’t hear Obama talk about veterans as if he cares.Just hearing h…
    - , November 11, 2013 4:55 pm -
  • I’m Buying a Car Because of Ron Burgundy?

    I’m Buying a Car Because of Ron Burgundy?

    From the good folks over at AdvertisingAge:Dodge says dimwitted 1970s news anchor Ron Burgundy is movingthe metal.The character created by comedian Will Ferrell and used as thespokesman for the 2014 Dodge Durango has increased online shopping…
    - , November 11, 2013 4:52 pm -
  • This Year’s Deficit is a Failure of Leadership, Not a Success

    This Year’s Deficit is a Failure of Leadership, Not a Success

    Since the 2013 federal deficit was calculated to be a five-yearlow of $680 billion, many media voices have incorrectly proclaimedvictory over deficit concerns, at least in the short run. One ofthose voices is Eduardo Porter at The New York Times.…
    - , November 11, 2013 4:36 pm -
  • Executive Leadership…and Unlikely Restraint

    Executive Leadership…and Unlikely Restraint

    In a 2005 article reviewing a book on presidential leadership,John Yoo—professor of law at the University of California atBerkley, and Bush-era architect of the “9/11constitution”—wrote:‘‘A ‘great’ President may be one who does n…
    - , November 8, 2013 9:03 pm -
  • Jobs Numbers Thwart Shutdown Narrative

    Jobs Numbers Thwart Shutdown Narrative

    Today’s job numbers,released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), show that 204,000jobs were added in October, leaving the unemployment rate slightlyhigher at 7.3 percent, while also detracting from the claim thatthe recent government shutd…
    - , November 8, 2013 6:38 pm -
  • Public Prayer In A Small Town

    Public Prayer In A Small Town

    It has come to the point where any mention of Jesus Christ in apublic place, whether in Congress or in small-town New York, ispotentially a “coercive” violation of the rights of atheists andnon-Christians. The Supreme Court is currently hear…
    - , November 8, 2013 5:52 pm -
  • The Mount Vernon Assembly: A Constitutional Convention?

    The Mount Vernon Assembly: A Constitutional Convention?

    Well this is interesting.Indiana State Senate President Dan Long has sent out a letter tofellow state legislators of both parties inviting them to conveneat George Washington’s historic Mount Vernon home on December7. Why?To explore calling…
    - , November 8, 2013 4:06 pm -
  • Greenspan Talks Recession, Central Banking, and Modern Washington

    Greenspan Talks Recession, Central Banking, and Modern Washington

    Former chairman of the Federal Reserve Alan Greenspan spoke atthe National Press Club Wednesday night, presenting a placidsummary of the findings from his new book The Map and theTerritory. The gist of Greenspan’s remarks was that ineconomics…
    - , November 8, 2013 3:55 pm -

Hot Air

Videos: Fox News

'Should You Care' about protests in Hong Kong?
Should You Care: Tracy Byrnes and Elizabeth MacDonald discuss Hong Kong protests, rising ATM fees and coffee facts
- 2 hours ago, September 30, 2014 2:11 pm -
2015 Lexus NX200t the king of luxury crossovers?
Fox Car Report's Gary Gastelu gets an audience with the 2015 Lexus NX200t.
- 2 hours ago, September 30, 2014 1:46 pm -
Beyonce is 'Feminist Lite?'
One '80s star slammed Beyonce
- 20 hours ago, September 29, 2014 8:18 pm -
Kevin Jonas now a contractor?
Jonas Brother working on houses now
- 20 hours ago, September 29, 2014 8:17 pm -
Brad Pitt: Marriage changes things
Brad Pitt explained that marriage is more than just a title
- 24 hours ago, September 29, 2014 4:18 pm -
Kurtz: Stop muzzling pundits like ESPN's Bill Simmons
'Media Buzz' host questions why outlets hire opinionated hosts and then recoil when they voice their opinions
- 1 day ago, September 29, 2014 12:35 pm -
American Muslims say ISIS 'hijacked' Islam
Cherif Abou El Fadl and Qasim Rashid explain why terrorists doesn't speak for their faith
- 4 days ago, September 26, 2014 7:14 pm -
Allen West: US ground forces needed to fight ISIS
Call to increase US military operations against terrorists in Syria and Iraq
- 4 days ago, September 26, 2014 4:48 pm -
Kim attacked, Kanye booed
France and Kimye do not mix
- 4 days ago, September 26, 2014 3:35 pm -
Sexy 'Frozen' costumes?
Can't get enough 'Frozen?' Well here are some sultry costumes based on Disney's mega-hit in time for Halloween
- 4 days ago, September 26, 2014 3:32 pm -
Chef Stephanie Izard: How to deal with picky diners
Chicago chef talks Girl & The Goat, new stamps for foodies
- 4 days ago, September 26, 2014 2:56 pm -
Alaska reporter who quit on air responds to criticism
Former Alaska reporter Charlo Greene responds to criticism that her very public display could affect vote on marijuana legalization
- 4 days ago, September 26, 2014 2:49 pm -

Gateway Pundit

National Review

  • Jackie Robinson’s Achievement
    Before he triumphed over prejudice, Jackie Robinson triumphed over himself.The signal achievements of the pioneering baseball star, whose story is recounted in the top-grossing biopic 42, were perseverance and self-control. In the face of hatred fro…
    - , April 16, 2013 4:00 am -
  • Sragow’s Leftist Rants
    Last week, a student at the University of Southern California released 15 minutes of excerpts from videos he had made of his political-science professor, Darry Sragow.Here is some of what the USC professor said to his students:Keep reading this post…
    - , April 16, 2013 4:00 am -
  • The Fact-Free Gun-Control Crusade
    Amid all the heated, emotional advocacy of gun control, have you ever heard even one person present convincing hard evidence that tighter gun-control laws have in fact reduced murders?Think about all the states and communities within states, as well…
    - , April 16, 2013 4:00 am -
  • Khalid Muntasir: A Tiny Green Shoot
    To understand the magnitude of what Egyptian columnist Khalid Muntasir has done, it helps to get a taste of what most Egyptian and Arab media are like. In Egypt, expressions of vicious anti-Semitism are not just acceptable, they are commonplace. Moha…
    - , April 16, 2013 4:00 am -
  • Falling Gold Is a <I>Good</I> Thing
    In the last two days gold has plunged so deep that it’s being called the worst drop — at least in percentage terms — in 30 years. That brings us back to the early Reagan period, when falling gold was regarded as a good thing.Back then, lower g…
    - , April 15, 2013 8:00 pm -
  • Why Republicans Should Never Raise Taxes
    Republican elected officials should never raise taxes.Never. Ever.Keep reading this post . . .
    - , April 15, 2013 7:00 pm -
  • Understanding Gosnell
    ‘They were filled with expectation . . . the expectation that there was Something More than the atrocious evil that had befallen them . . . Something More than the darkness . . . Something More than despair.”So said Father Peter John…
    - , April 15, 2013 4:00 pm -
  • The Chained CPI: A Bad Deal All Around
    The Chain-Weighted Consumer Price Index (or chained CPI, for short), which President Obama included as part of his formal budget proposal, seems like a no-brainer for any White House–GOP grand bargain on the budget deficit. After all, the chained C…
    - , April 15, 2013 8:00 am -
  • Smearing Mitch McConnell
    Last week, Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell, who is up for reelection in 2014, was the target of what appears to be a coordinated liberal smear campaign. Such partisan teamwork is certainly not unprecedented or exclusive to the Left. However, t…
    - , April 15, 2013 8:00 am -

Big Government

  • Parents Criticize Candy Shop's 'Meth Candy'

    Parents Criticize Candy Shop's 'Meth Candy'

    Parents and authorities in New Mexico are unhappy with the "meth candy" being sold by a local candy shop, saying that it isn't a good idea for kids to pretend they are eating the dangerous drug. Debbie Ball is selling two candies named after the TV…
    - 2 hours ago, September 30, 2014 1:38 pm -
  • RNC Chairman Reince Priebus: 'We're In A Battle For Freedom In This Country'

    RNC Chairman Reince Priebus: 'We're In A Battle For Freedom In This Country'

    IOWA CITY, Iowa—On the trail here with Joni Ernst, Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus lit into President Obama, Harry Reid and Ernst's opponent, Democratic Rep. Bruce Braley (D-IA) while outlining what he says Americans are “st…
    - 2 hours ago, September 30, 2014 1:37 pm -
  • National Home School Organization to 'Vigorously Oppose' Use of Newtown Shooting to Control Homeschoolers

    National Home School Organization to 'Vigorously Oppose' Use of Newtown Shooting to Control Homeschoolers

    The Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA) states that it will “vigorously oppose” any efforts to involve homeschoolers in Connecticut in involuntary mental health screenings as a result of a recommendation by the Sandy Hook Advisory Commi…
    - 3 hours ago, September 30, 2014 12:44 pm -
  • New York City Red Light Camera Issues 1,551 Tickets in One Day

    New York City Red Light Camera Issues 1,551 Tickets in One Day

    City officials across the country claim that red light cameras are for "safety." Critics, though, claim they are just another way for a city to raise money. Officials in New York City might find it hard to deny the critics after it was reported that…
    - 3 hours ago, September 30, 2014 12:35 pm -
  • Obama's USDA to Spend $31.5 Million on 'Healthy' Food Stamp Program

    Obama's USDA to Spend $31.5 Million on 'Healthy' Food Stamp Program

    The Department of Agriculture, the agency that administers the food stamp program, has announced that it will spend $31.5 million on a new program that will promote a healthy diet for recipients of the assistance. The National Institute of Food and…
    - 4 hours ago, September 30, 2014 12:09 pm -
  • Exclusive–Dinesh D'Souza: Holder's Next Job: Crime Boss!

    Exclusive–Dinesh D'Souza: Holder's Next Job: Crime Boss!

    Conservative filmmaker and author Dinesh D’Souza told Breitbart News that the federal government was “out to get me” and tried but failed to “put me away” during a wide-ranging interview at the National Security Action Summit on Monday.…
    - 12 hours ago, September 30, 2014 3:22 am -
  • Schools Nationwide Scramble to Prepare for Illegal Immigrants Who Crossed Border

    Schools Nationwide Scramble to Prepare for Illegal Immigrants Who Crossed Border

    FRANKFORD, Del. (AP) — American schools are scrambling to provide services to the large number of children and teenagers who crossed the border alone in recent months. Unaccompanied minors who made up the summer spike at the border have moved to co…
    - 14 hours ago, September 30, 2014 2:02 am -

Human Events

Support

The Heritage Foundation

  • For Yezidis Displaced by ISIS, a Long Way Home

    For Yezidis Displaced by ISIS, a Long Way Home

    Yezidis have lived in Iraq’s Sinjar region and Nineveh plains for centuries. But after recent attacks by the Islamic State, most are so scared of... Read MoreThe post For Yezidis Displaced by ISIS, a Long Way Home appeared first on Daily Signal.
    - 1 hour ago, September 30, 2014 2:32 pm -
  • Paul Krugman Mischaracterizes Heritage Chart
    Paul Krugman has this to say about our chart below: [T]he Heritage Foundation tells us that the top 10 percent of filers are cruelly burdened,... Read MoreThe post Paul Krugman Mischaracterizes Heritage Chart appeared first on Daily Signal.
    - 2 hours ago, September 30, 2014 1:44 pm -
  • Time to Change Course: Stop Letting Police Seize Property from Innocent People
    “[Civil Asset Forfeiture] should be abolished.” That’s the considered opinion of the two men — John Yoder and Brad Cates — who, in the 1980s,... Read MoreThe post Time to Change Course: Stop Letting Police Seize Property from Innocent Peop…
    - 9 hours ago, September 30, 2014 7:01 am -
  • They Lost Their Bakery, Now Face Bankruptcy: Government’s ‘Discrimination’ Fine Brings Baker to Tears

    They Lost Their Bakery, Now Face Bankruptcy: Government’s ‘Discrimination’ Fine Brings Baker to Tears

    A bakery owner in Oregon broke down in tears while discussing the fallout of her and her husband’s decision not to bake a wedding cake... Read MoreThe post They Lost Their Bakery, Now Face Bankruptcy: Government’s ‘Discrimination’ Fine Bring…
    - 18 hours ago, September 29, 2014 10:08 pm -
  • China’s Growing Military Pressure Against India
    For years, there has been concern about the “string of pearls,” China’s range of investments in port facilities in nations along the Indian Ocean littoral.... Read MoreThe post China’s Growing Military Pressure Against India appeared first o…
    - 19 hours ago, September 29, 2014 9:00 pm -
  • China’s Communists See Red When Hong Kong Demands Democracy
    China’s overreaction to legitimate demands for democracy in Hong Kong, where police are teargasing peaceful protesters asking for universal suffrage, leaves no doubt how the... Read MoreThe post China’s Communists See Red When Hong Kong Demands…
    - 19 hours ago, September 29, 2014 8:54 pm -
  • The People, Not the Courts, Should Decide on Same-Sex Marriage
    On June 26 of last year, the Supreme Court struck down Section 3 of the federal Defense of Marriage Act in United States v. Windsor,... Read MoreThe post The People, Not the Courts, Should Decide on Same-Sex Marriage appeared first on Daily Signal.
    - 19 hours ago, September 29, 2014 8:39 pm -
  • Crying for Freedom: 21 Photos Straight From Hong Kong

    Crying for Freedom: 21 Photos Straight From Hong Kong

    Police tear gas, pepper spray and batons flooded the front of Hong Kong government headquarters Sunday afternoon as the authorities cracked down on thousands of... Read MoreThe post Crying for Freedom: 21 Photos Straight From Hong Kong appeared firs…
    - 20 hours ago, September 29, 2014 7:22 pm -
  • States Plan for Higher Energy Prices Resulting from Obama’s Climate Plan
    President Barack Obama told the United Nations General Assembly that nobody would get a pass when it comes to climate change. The President was referring... Read MoreThe post States Plan for Higher Energy Prices Resulting from Obama’s Climate Plan…
    - 21 hours ago, September 29, 2014 7:11 pm -

Videos: AlfonZo Rachel

Up to Know Good. God Digs On Slavery?
Up to Know Good. God Digs On Slavery?Thanks for watching! Please visit my websites http://AlfonZoRachel.com/ and my band http://20lbsledge.com.From:Alfonzo RachelViews:13483 659ratingsTime:06:33More inNews & Politics
- 15 hours ago, September 30, 2014 1:17 am -
Sledge Response to Dear White People PSA
Sledge Response to Dear White People PSA20 lb SLEDGE responds to race baiters who thrive off racism. We're just doing our part in demolition duty to Sledge through this nonsense! On a side note, ho...From:Alfonzo RachelViews:6935 383rat…
- 1 day ago, September 29, 2014 8:40 am -
20 lb SLEDGE - Crazy and I Like it. Plus Oingo Boingo and Rush Cover
20 lb SLEDGE - Crazy and I Like it. Plus Oingo Boingo and Rush CoverRecorded with a pocket camera so apologies for the audio/video quality. Check out the studio mp3 of "Crazy and I like it" here! http://www.reverbnation.com/2...From:Alfonzo Rac…
- 2 days ago, September 29, 2014 12:05 am -
20 lb SLEDGE - Divine Battery
20 lb SLEDGE - Divine BatteryVist http://20lbsledge.com/home for our social pages, and to get them jams on CD or DOWNLOAD! SLEDGE ON! DIVINE BATTERY Lyrics VERSE 1 The time has come to g...From:Alfonzo RachelViews:29763 808ratingsTime:…
- 2 days ago, September 28, 2014 7:14 pm -
Up To Know Good: Earth Day Edition
Up To Know Good: Earth Day EditionAlfonZo Rachel "Zo" of Macho Sauce Productions and Zonation at PJTV.com.From:Alfonzo RachelViews:9488 594ratingsTime:06:45More inNews & Politics
- 4 days ago, September 27, 2014 2:37 am -
Dr. Zo Sees Janean Garofalo.mov
Dr. Zo Sees Janean Garofalo.movMORE AT www.PJTV.com (Janean Garofalo played by Sharise Parviz) Ewww! Janeane Garofalos' back and looking like somebody dug up some cat bones and painted a p...From:Alfonzo RachelViews:39044 708ratingsTim…
- 5 days ago, September 25, 2014 12:27 pm -

Townhall

The Next Right

  • Ethnic Outreach From Conservatives, Done The Right Way

    Ethnic Outreach From Conservatives, Done The Right Way

    I want my party to do this! From Tim Mak at FrumForum:In the ongoing Canadian election campaign, we’re seeing a lot of examples for ethnic outreach done right – especially with the micro-targeted campaign ads that the Conservative Party has re…
    - , March 29, 2011 5:31 pm -
  • Reapportionment: Policy Matters

    Reapportionment: Policy Matters

    Christmas has come a few days early this year in the form of the decennial data dump from the U.S. Census Bureau that kicks off the redistricting scramble. The reapportionment numbers were not only hugely consequential for the makeup of the next Cong…
    - , December 22, 2010 9:52 pm -
  • RHR Launches www.ChooseYourChairman.com

    RHR Launches www.ChooseYourChairman.com

    The 2010 elections have ended, and the House and Senate Leadership choices have been made, but the Republican Party still faces yet one more crucial choice: selecting the next RNC Chairman.Republicans Helping Republicans, has launched www.ChooseYour…
    - , November 18, 2010 1:59 am -
  • A Smarter Response to the State of the Union Address

    A Smarter Response to the State of the Union Address

    After the election, I saw several Republicans discussing who should deliver the SOTU response speech.No one should.First, any speech is bound to suffer by comparison to a speech before a joint session of Congress, with the Supreme Court in attend…
    - , November 11, 2010 6:00 pm -
  • Mr. Boehner, Please Move Beyond Earmarks

    Mr. Boehner, Please Move Beyond Earmarks

    This from the House Speaker-designate for the 112th Congress in today's Wall Street Journal:[T]here are several steps I believe the next speaker should be prepared to take immediately. Among them:• No earmarks. Earmarks have become a symbol of a…
    - , November 5, 2010 3:51 pm -
  • The Natural Majority

    The Natural Majority

    In thinking about what to write after a long election season hiatus, I honestly just thought of completely reposting this piece from back in May, which built upon an earlier case I laid out for a ginormous Republican seat gain by making the case tha…
    - , November 3, 2010 10:46 pm -

I Hate The Media

Instapundit

The Cato Institute

Fox News Politics

  • Issa accuses Secret Service of giving 'false' account of White House breach

    Issa accuses Secret Service of giving 'false' account of White House breach

    House oversight committee Chairman Darrell Issa blasted the Secret Service Tuesday over the security breach earlier this month where an intruder broke into the White House -- and accused the agency of giving a "false" account of what happened.
    - 2 hours ago, September 30, 2014 2:15 pm -
  • Nebraska Legislature runs its own news service

    Nebraska Legislature runs its own news service

    If you go to a hearing on a high-profile bill at the Nebraska Legislature, you might see a TV reporter here, a newspaper reporter there and a reporter who’s being paid by the Legislature itself.
    - 2 hours ago, September 30, 2014 1:58 pm -
  • Saying ‘no’ to undocumented kids lands town in hot water

    Saying ‘no’ to undocumented kids lands town in hot water

    One small Virginia town is the target of a racial discrimination complaint from a fair housing group and a shuttered college, the potential beneficiary of a plan to house undocumented minors.
    - 2 hours ago, September 30, 2014 1:48 pm -
  • Transparency groups press White House on FOIA delays

    Transparency groups press White House on FOIA delays

    Government watchdog groups and transparency advocates are asking the Obama administration to review its policy of having the White House sign off on an expanded number of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests—a procedure they say causes signif…
    - 2 hours ago, September 30, 2014 1:42 pm -
  • Pro leagues file to stop New Jersey sports betting

    Pro leagues file to stop New Jersey sports betting

    The four major professional sports leagues and the NCAA have filed a legal challenge to New Jersey's latest attempt to offer legal sports gambling.
    - 3 hours ago, September 30, 2014 1:17 pm -
  • Stage production for 18-minute Obama speech cost $94,360

    Stage production for 18-minute Obama speech cost $94,360

    The stage, drapes, and sound system for an 18-minute speech by President Barack Obama cost taxpayers nearly $100,000.
    - 3 hours ago, September 30, 2014 12:58 pm -

Outside The Beltway

The Fix

Wizbang

  • County Officials in Florida Sidestep Law to Intimidate Gun Dealers

    County Officials in Florida Sidestep Law to Intimidate Gun Dealers

    In Florida only the state is allowed to make laws, rules, or regulations that affect gun dealers. So, county officials are trying to intimidate gun shops into toeing their arbitrary “rules” even though the locals have no power at all to make such…
    - 15 hours ago, September 30, 2014 1:19 am -
  • Coach ‘Breaks The Law,’ Suspended for Praying With Team

    Coach ‘Breaks The Law,’ Suspended for Praying With Team

    A coach for a prep school in Arizona has been suspended for praying with his team during last week’s homecoming game. He was told it was “against the law.” Tom Brittain, the head varsity coach for Tempe Preparatory Academy–a state-funded char…
    - 23 hours ago, September 29, 2014 4:40 pm -
  • About That Gossip …

    About That Gossip …


    - 1 day ago, September 29, 2014 1:00 pm -
  • Weekend Caption Contest™ Winners

    Weekend Caption Contest™ Winners

    This week’s Weekend Caption Contest™ was another smash hit. The assignment this week was to caption the following picture: Here are the winning entries: 1) (LiberalNightmare) – “Eric Holder tearfully announces that his hard drive has crashed.…
    - 1 day ago, September 29, 2014 6:15 am -
  • Obama Suddenly Realizes Ebola is a ‘Growing Threat’ to the World

    Obama Suddenly Realizes Ebola is a ‘Growing Threat’ to the World

    Five months late, President Obama is all of a sudden saying that the Ebola virus poses a “growing threat to regional and global security.” This is after over two thousand Africans have died from the virus. Talk about a day late and a dollar short…
    - 2 days ago, September 29, 2014 3:38 am -
  • Oklahoma Beheading Shows Authorities Are Putting Us In Danger

    Oklahoma Beheading Shows Authorities Are Putting Us In Danger


    - 3 days ago, September 27, 2014 7:44 pm -

News Busted

NewsBusted 9/30/14
NewsBusted 9/30/14TOPICS: -- Eric Holder Resigns -- President Obama -- U.N. Climate Summit -- Lois Lerner -- White House Trespasser -- Obama Coffee Salute -- Mayor DeBlasio Groundhog -- Kim Kardashian Nude Photos...From:newsbustedViews:1431…
- 2 hours ago, September 30, 2014 1:23 pm -
NewsBusted 9/23/14
NewsBusted 9/23/14TOPICS: -- Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel -- Senate Armed Forces Committee --ISIS --Centers for Disease Control --President Obama --Syrian rebels --Benghazi -...From:newsbustedViews:16931 390ratingsTime:03:26More in…
- 15 hours ago, September 30, 2014 12:49 am -
NewsBusted 9/16/14
NewsBusted 9/16/14TOPICS: -- President Obama -- ISIS -- 9/11 -- August Jobs Report -- NBC News -- Syrian Rebels -- South Dakota Snow Love NewsBusted and want to receive alerts...From:newsbustedViews:21883 518ratingsTime:03:18More in…
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Roll Call

  • Watch Live: House Committee Hearing on White House Security Breach
    The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee holds a hearing examining the Sept. 19 intrusion into the White House by 42-year-old Omar J. Gonzalez, who officials say climbed the north fence of the complex and bolted into the North Portico with…
    - 1 hour ago, September 30, 2014 2:48 pm -
  • FERC Approves Maryland LNG Export Facility
    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Monday authorized Dominion to add export facilities to its existing liquefied natural gas import terminal at Cove Point, Maryland.
    - 2 hours ago, September 30, 2014 2:14 pm -
  • House Committee Issues Subpoena on Exchange Subsidy Decision
    While Congress is on recess, committees can continue to prepare for hearings and ongoing investigations.
    - 2 hours ago, September 30, 2014 2:01 pm -
  • Foxx Takes Opportunity Agenda to Kansas City
    Despite the competing issues of Ebola, the Islamic State and a White House intruder, the Obama administration is still pushing its economic development agenda. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx has been one of that agenda's most visible advocates…
    - 2 hours ago, September 30, 2014 2:01 pm -
  • Shuffling Cory Booker Around
    The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's 44thannual legislative conference is officially in the books. And, unfortunately for the high profile group, so is a glaring error about the actual stomping grounds associated with Sen. Cory Booker.
    - 2 hours ago, September 30, 2014 2:01 pm -
  • Will New Film, 'Colonia,' Starring Emma Watson, Address U.S. Role in Chile?
    This could get awkward. A new film, "Colonia," starring Emma Watson (@emwatson) and Daniel Bruhl, depicts events that transpired during the 1973 Chilean military coup. Will it touch on things the United States might or might not have done during that…
    - 2 hours ago, September 30, 2014 2:00 pm -

Truthdig

  • Top 5 Differences Between Hamas and Islamic State (Pace Netanyahu)

    Top 5 Differences Between Hamas and Islamic State (Pace Netanyahu)

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivered a speech at the U.N. to a half-empty hall in which he tried to exemplify the most logical fallacies in a short period of time.
    - 6 hours ago, September 30, 2014 9:59 am -
  • California Governor Jerry Brown Signs Bill to Protect Temp Workers

    California Governor Jerry Brown Signs Bill to Protect Temp Workers

    By Michael Grabell, ProPublica Employers will be legally responsible if their temp agencies and subcontractors put workers at risk or withhold wages.
    - 7 hours ago, September 30, 2014 8:36 am -
  • Why Obama Underestimated IS in Syria and Iraq

    Why Obama Underestimated IS in Syria and Iraq

    President Obama admitted on CBS’s “60 Minutes” on Sunday that the U.S. had underestimated the military potential of Islamic State.
    - 9 hours ago, September 30, 2014 7:09 am -
  • Hong Kong’s Massive Protest Looks Even Bigger From the Air

    Hong Kong’s Massive Protest Looks Even Bigger From the Air

    Set against the stunning backdrop of Hong Kong’s tightly packed skyscrapers, this drone video gives the viewer a better sense of the enormity of Monday’s demonstrations, part of an ongoing campaign to regain political freedom.
    - 12 hours ago, September 30, 2014 4:00 am -
  • Get the Authorization

    Get the Authorization

    President Obama should call Congress back to Washington for a special session to vote on authorizing war against the Islamic State. If he does not, Congress should return on its own to conduct this vital debate.
    - 15 hours ago, September 30, 2014 1:12 am -
  • Learning From History

    Learning From History

    It is something of a cliche to quote George Santayana one more time, saying, "Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it." But for folks of my age, ignorant repetition has been a constant in our lives. And, of course, it is happeni…
    - 15 hours ago, September 30, 2014 1:01 am -

Truthdig AV Booth

  • Hong Kong’s Massive Protest Looks Even Bigger From the Air

    Hong Kong’s Massive Protest Looks Even Bigger From the Air

    Set against the stunning backdrop of Hong Kong’s tightly packed skyscrapers, this drone video gives the viewer a better sense of the enormity of Monday’s demonstrations, part of an ongoing campaign to regain political freedom. Related Entries…
    - 12 hours ago, September 30, 2014 4:00 am -
  • There Are Scarily Few Answers About Drones

    There Are Scarily Few Answers About Drones

    John Oliver’s been looking for information about the unmanned death robots, such as what exactly an “imminent threat means” or how many people are killed during any given drone strike. So far, “hard facts” have been hard to come by, and in…
    - 1 day ago, September 29, 2014 3:22 pm -
  • The UAE’s First Female Fighter Pilot Called ‘Boobs on the Ground’ by Fox News Host

    The UAE’s First Female Fighter Pilot Called ‘Boobs on the Ground’ by Fox News Host

    The fact that the United Arab Emirates’ Mariam Al Mansouri is leading airstrikes against Islamic State has some social media users in a sexist uproar, but none compare with the illustrious “Five” on Fox News whose hosts are perfect evidence th…
    - 3 days ago, September 27, 2014 4:50 pm -
  • What Will It Take to Save Humanity and the Planet?

    What Will It Take to Save Humanity and the Planet?

    Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges, activist Bill McKibben, journalist Naomi Klein, Seattle City Councilwoman Kshama Sawant, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and public radio talk show host Brian Lehrer participated in a panel discussion the night before th…
    - 3 days ago, September 27, 2014 2:35 pm -
  • ‘Left, Right & Center’: Syria, Holder and the Truth about the Fed

    ‘Left, Right & Center’: Syria, Holder and the Truth about the Fed

    Truthdig Editor-in-Chief Robert Scheer and the other “Left, Right & Center” panelists discuss the British Parliament’s vote to support attacks against Islamic State in Syria, President Obama’s speech at the United Nations Climate Summit and…
    - 3 days ago, September 27, 2014 4:42 am -
  • Chris Hedges Explains Why Bombing and Shooting Everyone Isn’t Working

    Chris Hedges Explains Why Bombing and Shooting Everyone Isn’t Working

    This week on Truthdig Radio in association with KPFK: The columnist says, “People don’t want to be occupied and they’re not going to stop until we leave.” Also: The best banned books, The Intercept’s digital bodyguard and why the war in Sy…
    - 4 days ago, September 27, 2014 1:42 am -

Pajamas Media

The American Scene

  • Heighten the contradictions
    Suppose that party A habitually engages in actions that party B finds morally offensive. Party B then finds various ways to obstruct this offensive action, but only partially, so the effect is to make the action more dangerous, but not impossible. Pa…
    - 56 days ago, August 5, 2014 5:30 pm -
  • Obfuscation Form 700
    The Supreme Court recently ruled in favor of Hobby Lobby but among the many things that are not widely understood is that the decision did not actually result in the firm’s employees losing insurance coverage for IUDs. The actual result is that the…
    - 85 days ago, July 7, 2014 2:14 pm -
  • Rape Culture/Structure
    In Sunday’s column, Ross provided three proposals for reducing campus rape. (1. Lower the drinking age, 2. End the party school system, 3. Loco in parentis lite for dorms). For the most part it was well received (including by many people who genera…
    - 91 days ago, July 1, 2014 7:13 pm -
  • Sticky demand
    Miriam Weeks (aka Belle Knox) has an op-ed at Time about rising college tuition, subsidies, and the high implicit marginal tax rates the means-tested subsidy regime implies for students like herself who have relatively high earnings during college. B…
    - , June 18, 2014 5:30 pm -
  • The Internet of Selves (Elliot Rodger)
    When the Columbine massacre happened one of the first things I thought of, thanks to Hegel and Nietzsche, was the internet.The internet was just then becoming this participatory thing, for everyone, and I had the Hegel-inspired bad feeling that one e…
    - , June 5, 2014 6:09 pm -
  • Star Trek: Into Dumb
    Yeah, yeah, old news. What can I say, I have a family, so I only get to watch movies once in a while, after they’ve been on on-demand TV for a long time. “Star Trek: Into Darkness”: wow. What a dumb, dumb movie. “Star Trek” has a big…
    - , May 17, 2014 8:05 am -

Reason Magazine

  • WATCH: Town Wants to Ban Cameras After Cop’s Obama Rant Goes Viral (Nanny of the Month, Sept. 2014)
    “Town Wants to Ban Cameras After Cop’s Obama Rant GoesViral (Nanny of the Month, Sept. 2014)" is the latestvideo from ReasonTV. Watch above or click on the link below forvideo, full text, supporting links, downloadable versions, and mo…
    - 1 hour ago, September 30, 2014 2:43 pm -
  • Watch Bill Gates Confirm Everybody's Worst Fears About Common Core

    Watch Bill Gates Confirm Everybody's Worst Fears About Common Core

    Common Core critics contend that nationaleducation standards will erode local decision-making on schoolissues while promoting a national curriculum of sorts. Most Coreproponents generally dismiss these concerns as unfounded.But Bill Gates, a maj…
    - 1 hour ago, September 30, 2014 2:42 pm -
  • Town Wants to Ban Cameras After Cop’s Obama Rant Goes Viral
    Nanny of the Month, Sept. 2014
    - 1 hour ago, September 30, 2014 2:34 pm -
  • Supply Side Health Care Reform

    Supply Side Health Care Reform

    Could theNetflix model work in health care? A doctor's office in Rochester,New York is aiming to find out. Good MD, a primary care office setup this year, charges patients a single, flat monthly fee forunlimited visits. Monthly charges are based…
    - 1 hour ago, September 30, 2014 2:30 pm -
  • Peter Suderman on Supply Side Health Care Reform

    Peter Suderman on Supply Side Health Care Reform

    Could the Netflix model work inhealth care? A doctor's office in Rochester, New York is aiming tofind out. Good MD, a primary care office set up this year, chargespatients a single, flat monthly fee for unlimited visits. Monthlycharges are based…
    - 1 hour ago, September 30, 2014 2:30 pm -
  • Elizabeth Warren ♥s the Ex-Im Bank

    Elizabeth Warren ♥s the Ex-Im Bank

    Elizabeth Warren voted against funding the Export-Import Bank afew weeks ago. But is that because she wants to live up to her reputation as a crusader againstcrony capitalism or “socialism for the rich” as she calls it? Notreally, I note in t…
    - 1 hour ago, September 30, 2014 2:30 pm -

The Americano

  • Setup Instructions for v2.2 Lite
    Welcome to Launch Effect v2.191 Lite! Launch Effect Lite lets you create and customize a viral landing page at the click of a few buttons. Version 2.2 brings the theme to you with responsive capabilities and optimized mobile display. Take … Continu…
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  • NCLR also welcomes new executive officers and Board members
    Washington—NCLR (National Council of La Raza) is pleased to announce that Jorge A. Plasencia, chairman, CEO, and cofounder of Miami-based advertising, digital, and communications company República, has been elected Chair of the NCLR Board of Direc…
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  • Why Obama’s Immigration Political Ploy Gives Romney the Upper Hand
    By Sylvia Garcia. Just yesterday Governor Mitt Romney released a new Spanish ad citing the real concern for American Hispanics: their high unemployment rate. It couldn’t be released at a more perfect time. President Obama is insulting the intellige…
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  • Quincena por la Libertad
    Por Fr. Victor Salomon. Cuando viene algún visitante familiar o miembro de la asociación sacerdotal a la cual pertenezco a Washington DC, suelo llevarlos a conocer el “National Mall” a donde están algunos de los principales monumentos patriót…
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  • Five Devastating Effects Obamacare Will Have on Young Adults
    By Alyene Senger. In anticipation of the Supreme Court’s Obamacare decision, it is important to remember that the constitutionality of the law’s individual mandate isn’t the only concern. For example, Obamacare will negatively impact many youn…
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  • Boehner campaigns with Romney, says he can deliver Ohio
    House Speaker John Boehner (R) says he can deliver the campaign battleground state of Ohio for Mitt Romney’s presidential bid. The highest ranking elected Republican appeared at a rally in his Ohio district with the presumptive GOP presidential nom…
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Responsible Federal Budget

  • Congress Quietly Acts to Improve Medicare
    Congress might not be too popular these days, but quietly a week and a half ago, they passed a small but important bill that could pave the way for Medicare delivery system reforms. Just before leavin…
    - 24 hours ago, September 29, 2014 4:15 pm -
  • Is Fair-Value Accounting Fairer?
    Few topics elicit more yawns than a deep dive into accounting standards. Yet, there may be good reasons to grab a cup of coffee and pay attention to the way our government does its bookkeeping. As a N…
    - 1 day ago, September 29, 2014 3:22 pm -
  • MY VIEW: Judd Gregg
    Medicare Shortfall Demands Attention Judd Gregg, a former Republican senator from New Hampshire, served as chairman of the Senate Budget Committee from 2005 to 2007 and ranking member from 2007 to 2…
    - 1 day ago, September 29, 2014 2:37 pm -
  • Finding Consensus on Tax Reform
    Despite partisan differences in Washington, there's actually considerable bipartisan consensus around many elements of tax reform. That's the conclusion of a new report by the Center for American Prog…
    - 5 days ago, September 25, 2014 7:39 pm -
  • Lame Duck Session Could Get Lamer
    Some lawmakers appear poised to push an unpaid-for permanent "doc fix" during this year's lame-duck session of Congress, potentially adding nearly $200 billion to the debt, according to a CQ Roll Ca…
    - 6 days ago, September 24, 2014 9:01 pm -
  • Lew Takes On Inversions
    Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew proposed administrative rules this week that would limit the benefits of tax inversions, where companies move their headquarters overseas for tax reasons. The rules target…
    - 6 days ago, September 24, 2014 6:10 pm -

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