Posts by Mike LaChance  (Page 110)
 

Jeb Bush’s Shrinking Campaign

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Posted by    Saturday, October 3, 2015 at 10:30am 10/3/2015 at 10:30am

Despite the high hopes of the GOP establishment, Jeb Bush has never inspired much excitement among Republican primary voters.

Now that we’ve had two debates and the candidates are coming into clearer focus, Jeb’s poll numbers are starting to reflect what many on the right already knew.

Daniel Halper of The Weekly Standard:

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Flags and Flyers Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by    Saturday, October 3, 2015 at 8:30am 10/3/2015 at 8:30am

Someone seems to have a problem with conservative students exercising their free speech.

I don’t think they heard him.

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Bad news for Hillary – Bernie Sanders’ fundraising juggernaut means long campaign

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Posted by    Friday, October 2, 2015 at 8:30am 10/2/2015 at 8:30am

The progressive base of the Democratic Party is voting with their wallets and has pushed fundraising for Bernie Sanders up to the level of the Clinton machine.

Over the last three months, Sanders has come within $2 million of Hillary’s grand total.

James Hohmann and Elise Viebeck of the

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Rubio: I Predicted Putin’s Actions in Syria

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Posted by    Thursday, October 1, 2015 at 8:30am 10/1/2015 at 8:30am

Two weeks ago at the second Republican presidential primary debate, Senator Marco Rubio predicted what happened in Syria yesterday with alarming accuracy.

Here’s a refresher from David Rutz of the Washington Free Beacon:

Everything Marco Rubio Said About Russia and Syria at the GOP Debate Is Coming True

Sen. Marco Rubio (R., Fla.) was...

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Liberal Matt Damon Targeted by Social Justice Warriors

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Posted by    Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at 10:00am 9/30/2015 at 10:00am

Matt Damon has a big new movie coming out but he’s not winning any new fans from his fellow travelers on the left.

Damon has long been a favorite on the left for his progressive politics but two recent high profile incidents have put him at odds with the social justice crowd.

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Largest Obamacare Healthcare Co-op to Close

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at 8:30am 9/29/2015 at 8:30am

The financial benefits and savings touted by Obama and his allies on the road to Obamacare’s passage are still failing to live up to their promise.

In fact, the largest non-profit co-op created under the law is about to fold.

Anna Wilde Mathews of the Wall Street Journal:

Regulators to Shut Down Health Republic...

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Scientific study confirms The Onion theory of one continuous American meal

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Posted by    Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 10:00am 9/27/2015 at 10:00am

People are always willing to tell you how and when to eat but the rules seem to change all the time. The newest target for criticism is eating throughout the day or “grazing” as some call it.

Melissa Healy of the

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Elizabeth Warren Insists (Again) She’s Not Running for President

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Posted by    Saturday, September 26, 2015 at 12:30pm 9/26/2015 at 12:30pm

Despite pleas from numerous high level progressives over the last few years, Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren is still insisting that she will not run for president in 2016.

In an appearance on the Late Show this week, Stephen Colbert gave Warren celebrity treatment and asked her the question one more time.

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Nancy Pelosi Uses Boehner Resignation to Kick House Republicans

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Posted by    Saturday, September 26, 2015 at 10:30am 9/26/2015 at 10:30am

When John Boehner shocked everyone yesterday by announcing he would step down as house speaker, even Obama dropped his partisanship long enough to say a few nice things.

No such courtesy was afforded by former house speaker Nancy Pelosi who used the opportunity to bash House Republicans as extremists who want to...

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Alarming Academics Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by    Saturday, September 26, 2015 at 8:30am 9/26/2015 at 8:30am

College students were shown a picture of Ahmed’s clock. Guess what they said it looked like.

The left is still alarmingly active on campus.

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Islamic Radicals Publish Hit List on Bloggers

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Posted by    Friday, September 25, 2015 at 10:00am 9/25/2015 at 10:00am

Islamists in Bangladesh have published a hit list of bloggers and writers which includes people in Europe and America. The image above is of people in Bangladesh protesting the murder of a blogger earlier this year.

Jethro Mullen of

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Feelings of Betrayal Driving Republican Primary Voters

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Posted by    Thursday, September 24, 2015 at 5:00pm 9/24/2015 at 5:00pm

If anyone is wondering what’s behind the high poll numbers for political outsiders in this election, a new poll from FOX News has possible answers. A startling number of Republican primary voters feel betrayed by the party.

Dana Blanton

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Donations Rise for Carson After Muslim President Remarks

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Posted by    Thursday, September 24, 2015 at 12:30pm 9/24/2015 at 12:30pm

The mainstream media is obsessing over Ben Carson’s recent remarks about a Muslim becoming president, but the issue hasn’t hurt his fundraising. Quite the opposite, actually.

Denver Nicks reported at Time:

Ben Carson Sees Campaign Cash Spike After Muslim Comments

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said Wednesday that he’s seen a deluge of donations...

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Attempt to defund Wesleyan Univ student paper for criticizing #BlackLivesMatter

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Posted by    Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at 7:00am 9/23/2015 at 7:00am

A Wesleyan University student named Bryan Stascavage who writes for the student paper, the Wesleyan Argus, recently penned an op-ed which was critical of the #BlackLivesMatter movement. Since then, all hell has broken loose.

Here’s a sample of Stascavage’s column:

Why Black Lives Matter Isn’t What You Think

A 20-year-old man walks into a...

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Do Dems fear Marco Rubio?

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at 8:30am 9/22/2015 at 8:30am

Marco Rubio did a pretty good job in the Republican debate last week. He didn’t hurt himself in any way and when he had a chance to speak, he sounded strong and got applause.

Since then, two liberals have expressed fear of Rubio as a candidate and it seems real, not the...

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Face The Nation: Hillary Defends Emails and Benghazi

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Posted by    Sunday, September 20, 2015 at 5:30pm 9/20/2015 at 5:30pm

Hillary Clinton appeared on Face the Nation today and responded to questions from host John Dickerson on a wide range of issues, notably the Benghazi attack and her controversial email server.

On Benghazi, Clinton claimed that she felt no political pressure to blame the attack on a video.

On her email, she continued...

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Feminist Icon Criticizes “Rape Culture” Activism

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Posted by    Sunday, September 20, 2015 at 9:30am 9/20/2015 at 9:30am

Susan Brownmiller wrote the 1975 book Against Our Will: Men, Women, and Rape which set the stage for much of today’s feminism. She is not, however, a huge fan of everything espoused by today’s feminists, including slut walks and rape culture activism.

Katie Van Syckle of New York Mag recently interviewed her....

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