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Neo-neocon is a writer with degrees in law and family therapy, who blogs at neo-neocon.




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Obama got exactly what he wanted from faux Cuba negotiation

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Posted by    Friday, December 19, 2014 at 8:30am
Marco Rubio Cuba

Marco Rubio, among others, believes that Obama is a bad negotiator, the worst since Carter:

I don’t know what [Obama's] intentions are. His foreign policy is at a m...

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Pakistani Taliban kill over 140 schoolchildren and teachers

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 7:43pm
Terrorism-and-barbarism

There has been another outrageously evil attack in which Islamist terrorists target children, this time in Pakistan:

Militants from the Pakistani Taliban have attacked an army-run school in Peshawar, killing 141 people, 132 of them children, the military say.

Officials say the attack in the north-western city is over, with all the attackers...

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Obamacare: cost-savings, safety, and Gruber

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 7:00am
Gruber Obamacare awesome in its evilness

The administration is still trying to convince us that Obamacare is a good thing:

On Dec. 3, federal actuaries released data showing that health spending inched up only 3.6 percent in 2013.

Marilyn Tavenner, the head of Medicare and Medicaid, boasted that it’s “evidence that our efforts to reform the health-care-delivery system are...

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UVA frat gang rape story covered in red flags but too good to fact check

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Posted by    Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 10:30am
http://www.rollingstone.com/culture/features/a-rape-on-campus-20141119?page=5

I wish I could say it is a shock that Rolling Stone would publish the inadequately-researched UVA rape story, or that a journalist with supposedly strong investigative credentials such as Sabrina Rubin Erdely would write it. No, the bigger shock is that the WaPo decided to

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U. Virginia Gang Rape Story: Truth or irresponsible journalism?

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Posted by    Friday, December 5, 2014 at 7:00am
UVa Fraternity

Rolling Stone has gotten a lot of attention with a controversial article alleging a rape occurred in 2012 at the University of Virginia, written by Sabrina Rubin Erdely and featuring some harrowing and disturbing details. The victim was identified only as “Jackie.”

Almost as soon as the story was published, doubts arose...

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Liberal writers wrestle with Ferguson facts

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Posted by    Monday, December 1, 2014 at 6:30pm
ferguson occupy

John McWhorter’s Time essay on Ferguson demonstrates his graceful way with words, and his struggle to fight the truth about Ferguson. The only bit of truth that survived McWhorter’s preferred narrative is this:

I’m not sure that what happened to Michael Brown — and the indictment that did not happen to Officer Darren...

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Justice—for whom?

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Posted by    Friday, November 28, 2014 at 12:40pm
Ferguson Grand Jury

Let’s take a look at the classic depiction of Justice:

She wears a blindfold. And not because it’s Halloween. It’s because:

Lady Justice (Latin: Iustitia, the Roman goddess of...

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Obama prepares to throw down the gauntlet

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Posted by    Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 4:22pm
Obama Executive Order Immigration

For months Obama has been saying, “I’m gonna do it, I’m really gonna do it—unless of course you give me what I want.” He even told us the timing; it would be after the election.

In doing so, he will be keeping a promise to his radical base (Hispanic...

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Ebola news: the death of Dr. Martin Salia, and a request from Kaci Hickox

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Posted by    Monday, November 17, 2014 at 6:36pm
LI #18 Ebola Nurse

When I heard that Dr. Martin Salia, a Sierra Leone native who is married to a US citizen and who contacted ebola while treating patients in his native country, had been flown here for treatment and was in “very critical” condition, I thought “if we can cure him, then American medicine...

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Jonathan Gruber and the Stupid Americans

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 5:35pm
Jonathan Gruber Noblis Obamacare Tax Credits

There’s been quite a commotion over the video of “Obamacare architect” Jonathan Gruber admitting what everybody who’s been paying any real attention already knew: the intentional duplicity with which the law was passed. The only surprise is how open Gruber was about it.

The video shows Gruber describing fairly accurately how liberals...

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What would John Adams say?

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Posted by    Sunday, November 9, 2014 at 12:00pm
Constitution Art 1 cropped

A constitutional crisis may loom on the horizon if President Obama follows through on his threats of executive action on immigration reform.

So it might be a good time to revisit what the Founders had to say about protecting future generations from the kind of tyranny that could occur even...

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The strength of Tim Scott and Mia Love

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Posted by    Saturday, November 8, 2014 at 2:00pm
http://www.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2014/11/05/ath-mia-love-midterm-victory.cnn.html

Amidst all the good news from election 2014, the victories of Tim Scott, South Carolina’s Senator, and Mia Love, new Representative from Utah’s 4th District, are especially noteworthy.

There’s no way to deny that their race becomes important, if only because Democrats have emphasized race so very much. Sadly,...

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Any lessons from Ebola in the US?

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Posted by    Monday, November 3, 2014 at 1:30pm
Ebola Nurse Hugs President Obama Nina Pham

Fortunately, we haven’t had very many Ebola patients in the US so far. But there have been quite a few interesting things to note about the group of patients we have had.

The first is that all of them except Thomas Eric Duncan seem to have contracted Ebola while caring for other...

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Kaci Hickox Wins in District Court

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Posted by    Friday, October 31, 2014 at 7:00pm
LI #18 Ebola Nurse

A District Court judge in Maine has overturned a lower court ruling that restricted Kaci Hickox’s movements, which means that the formerly-quarantined nurse is now free to go about her business. The reason? The science on ebola transmission is apparently settled:

Judge Charles C. LaVerdiere ruled Hickox must continue daily...

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One of those “chickenshit” operations

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Posted by    Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 10:30am
http://youtu.be/7jHfjGZxAsc

The senior official in the Obama administration who referred to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as “chickshit” probably has much more courageous things than Operation Isotope on his resume.

Operation Isotope was a raid involving the rescue of hijacked Sabena Flight 571, and Netanyahu was a participant, along with another Israeli Prime...

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Nurse released from NJ to Maine rejects home quarantine

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 8:00am
LI #18 Ebola Nurse

Kaci Hickox is back home in Maine. But she’s as defiant as ever:

Kaci Hickox, the nurse who was quarantined at a New Jersey hospital despite exhibiting no Ebola symptoms after arriving from West Africa, won’t follow the quarantine imposed by Maine officials, her attorney said tonight.

“Going forward she does...

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Marysville, WA: Not your typical school shooter

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Posted by    Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 4:00pm
http://youtu.be/taH72m_O21I

There has been a fatal school shooting in Marysville, Washington. Here are some of the details:

What [a student in the school cafeteria] saw was freshman Jaylen Fryberg go up to a table with students, “came up from behind … and fired about six bullets into the backs of them,” Luton...

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