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Pelosi: The End (of Harry Reid’s Control) Is Near!

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Posted by    Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 2:13pm 9/13/2014 at 2:13pm

Former house speaker Nancy Pelosi recently sat down for an interview with Bill Maher in which they discussed the upcoming mid-term elections. Based on Pelosi’s choice of words, it sounds like the Democratic Party is expecting big losses.

Chuck Ross of the Daily Caller has the details:

Nancy Pelosi: Civilization ‘In Jeopardy’ If...

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Real Clear Defense: Obama Ignored “best military advice” on ISIS

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Posted by    Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 10:24am 9/13/2014 at 10:24am
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Obama may be America’s commander-in-chief, but he’s not a leader who is interested in military strategy.

Bearing all that in mind, this report from Dustin Walker of Real Clear Defense is nothing short of stunning:

Obama Rejected “Best Military Advice”

As he laid out his strategy to combat the Islamic State in both Iraq...

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False Equivalence Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by    Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 8:30am 9/13/2014 at 8:30am

Have you noticed that some people get away with making unfair comparisons on TV…

While other people make fair distinctions and get attacked?

Some people don’t want anyone to talk at all.

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Feds Want Prison Time for Dinesh D’Souza

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Posted by    Friday, September 12, 2014 at 7:00am 9/12/2014 at 7:00am

Even though conservative commentator and filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza has admitted wrongdoing in a case where he violated campaign finance law, many of his supporters believe he’s being harshly prosecuted for political reasons.

A new development in his case reported by Jonathan Stempel of Reuters seems to confirm their suspicions:

U.S. seeks up to...

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Obama Polling Below Bush at Same Point in Presidency

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Posted by    Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 10:30am 9/11/2014 at 10:30am

In a matter of six years, Obama has earned a higher negative rating than George W. Bush had at the same point in his presidency.

It should be noted that Obama has managed to reach these new lows in polling despite a tremendous amount of help from the media, an advantage that...

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Even NOW has doubts about Wendy Davis’ chances

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Posted by    Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 4:00pm 9/10/2014 at 4:00pm

We previously noted that Wendy Davis struggled with female support in her bid to defeat Greg Abbott.

The most recent polling shows the two more or less even among women — not good enough...

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Aleister’s Top 10 Posts of College Insurrection’s Sophomore Year

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 1:35pm 9/9/2014 at 1:35pm

It seems like just yesterday when I first spoke to William Jacobson on the phone about the creation of College Insurrection, which went live on August 22, 2012.

Here we are two years later and still going strong, running at close to a million page views annually.

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Obama: Political Theater Doesn’t Come Naturally To Me

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Posted by    Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 3:00pm 9/7/2014 at 3:00pm

Today was Chuck Todd’s first day hosting Meet the Press and he scored a sit down with Obama.

When asked about his decision to play golf right after his statement on James Foley, Obama suggested he didn’t anticipate the optics.

Carrie Dan of NBC News reported:

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Ted Cruz: Americans Who Join ISIS Should Lose Their Citizenship

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Posted by    Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 8:30am 9/7/2014 at 8:30am

When you consider the disturbing number of Americans allegedly working with ISIS already, this sounds like a solid idea.

Senator Cruz is going to introduce legislation next week.

Mario Trujillo of The Hill reported:

Cruz: Strip citizenship from Americans in ISIS

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is slated to introduce legislation next week that would revoke...

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Obama and Biden’s Utterly Confusing ISIS Narrative

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Posted by    Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 3:41pm 9/6/2014 at 3:41pm

In the face of the threat presented by ISIS, President Obama and Vice President Biden are responding in ways that couldn’t be more opposite.

While Obama has said that ISIS is threat to be made manageable, Biden has been making fiery pronouncements about following them to the gates of hell.

This dichotomy was...

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New Light on Benghazi in ’13 Hours’

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Posted by    Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 1:39pm 9/6/2014 at 1:39pm

Despite the high number of still unanswered questions about what happened in Benghazi, most of the media has been all too willing to ignore the story.

Last night on FOX News, Bret Baier presented a special investigation called 13 Hours: The Inside Story.

The title is taken from a book about what happened...

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Rewriting History Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by    Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 8:30am 9/6/2014 at 8:30am

If liberal academia has taught us anything, it’s that history can be changed.

If you disagree in any way, please report to orientation.

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Obama Credits [Unnamed Predecessors’] Policies With Keeping America Safe

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 8:30am 9/2/2014 at 8:30am

It’s amazing what you can miss if you don’t attend fundraisers for the Democratic Party.

Daniel Halper of the Weekly Standard tells a fascinating story about Obama at such an event in Rhode Island this weekend:

Obama: Bush-Cheney ‘Security Apparatus’ Makes Us ‘Pretty Safe’

President Barack Obama said last night at a Democratic fundraiser...

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Hundreds of Americans Have Fought for ISIS

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Posted by    Monday, September 1, 2014 at 10:00am 9/1/2014 at 10:00am

During an appearance on FOX News Sunday, Representative Mike Rogers of Michigan was asked how many Americans have joined ISIS. His answer was nothing short of stunning.

Ian Tuttle of National Review has the details:

House Intel Chair: ‘Hundreds’ of Americans Have Fought with ISIS; Some Have Returned to U.S

How many Americans are...

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Is Joe Biden Running for President in 2016?

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Posted by    Sunday, August 31, 2014 at 5:00pm 8/31/2014 at 5:00pm

It’s fun to think about how the media would drive itself crazy trying to choose sides between Joe and Hillary. On one hand, Hillary is a woman and the media’s expected inheritor of the presidency. On the other hand, Biden is part of the Obama administration.

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Obamacare and the end of employer provided health insurance

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Posted by    Sunday, August 31, 2014 at 10:15am 8/31/2014 at 10:15am

Here’s another item for the growing list of things we weren’t told about Obamacare before it was passed.

It seems the Affordable Care Act presents a direct threat to employer provided health insurance plans and could force up to 150 million people out of their current plans.

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WaPo Getting Nervous About Obama’s Foreign Policy Skills

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Posted by    Saturday, August 30, 2014 at 3:52pm 8/30/2014 at 3:52pm
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A new editorial from the Washington Post takes an unusually sober look at President Obama’s foreign policy chops and his non-reaction to the world that’s burning around him:

President Obama needs to focus on how the United States can meet global challenges

PRESIDENT OBAMA’S acknowledgment that “we don’t have a strategy yet” in...

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