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abc gop republican presidential debate new hampshire live

LIVE REACTIONS: ABC GOP Presidential Debate

Posted by  ▪  February 6, 2016

New Hampshire Edition

LIVE REACTIONS: ABC GOP Presidential Debate

abc gop republican presidential debate new hampshire live
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2/6/2016 at 7:45pm
Welcome to our live debate coverage. The debate begins at 8:00 PM ET on ABC from St. Anselm’s College Institute of Politics, Manchester, New Hampshire. You can watch the live stream here. Who’s participating in the debate? Everyone but Jim Gilmore and Carly Fiorina. Your comprehensive list here: Jeb Bush Ben Carson Chris Christie Ted Cruz John…
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I0CDxZoKdiA

The Regressive Left in Israel and the West

Posted by  ▪  February 6, 2016

“Through the years, the Left has become a fanatic religious cult”

The Regressive Left in Israel and the West

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I0CDxZoKdiA
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2/6/2016 at 6:16pm
Consider this a follow-up to our prior reporting on the Regressive Left: The concept of masochists defending sadists came from this article, The Masochists Who Defend Sadists: The Regressive Left in Theory and Practice: I think they hated the idea of the West and of Empire, so they made a practical and intellectual alliance…
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PEGIDA protest in Germany

Huge Anti-Migrant Protests in Europe

Posted by  ▪  February 6, 2016

Denial of migrant crimes by EU leaders stokes anger.

Huge Anti-Migrant Protests in Europe

PEGIDA protest in Germany
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2/6/2016 at 4:38pm
We’ve been covering the refugee crisis in Europe and the insistence by Angela Merkel and other EU leaders that the “migrant” crisis is not a factor in the crimes committed by migrants. Such denials have stoked anger in Europe, which has seen horrible crimes like the mass rape and sexual abuse…
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Gloria Steinem on Bill Maher

Gloria Steinem: Only Boy Crazy Girls Support Bernie Over Hillary

Posted by  ▪  February 6, 2016

“Irony is dead”

Gloria Steinem: Only Boy Crazy Girls Support Bernie Over Hillary

Gloria Steinem on Bill Maher
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2/6/2016 at 2:30pm
Although she appears to be supporting Hillary this election cycle as she did in 2008, Gloria Steinem endorsed Bernie Sanders in 1996, calling him an “honorary woman.”  This is a common, if bizarre, tactic used by progressives to include whites, particularly white males, in their isolated, divisive little groupings of human…
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Chelsea Clinton LI

Is Chelsea Clinton Now Fair Game?

Posted by  ▪  February 6, 2016

All signs point to Yes.

Is Chelsea Clinton Now Fair Game?

Chelsea Clinton LI
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2/6/2016 at 12:30pm
As the child of two very public figures, Chelsea Clinton has enjoyed a certain amount of respect from the political media but now she’s acting as a surrogate for her mother’s campaign. That changes things, as Professor Jacobson noted in a recent post. A new column from Jack Shafer of Politico echoes…
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Draft Biden

Return of the ‘Draft Biden’ Plan

Posted by  ▪  February 6, 2016

Nervous Democrats look to another senior citizen.

Return of the ‘Draft Biden’ Plan

Draft Biden
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2/6/2016 at 10:30am
Now that Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton split the vote in Iowa and are essentially tied in some polls, nervous Democrats are starting to think another old, white person might be able to save the day. Reuters reports: Democratic donor contacts Biden allies about possible run A prominent Democratic donor worried about the party’s…
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John Cleese CI

And Now For Something Completely Different Week at College Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  February 6, 2016

Your weekly report from the world of higher education.

And Now For Something Completely Different Week at College Insurrection

John Cleese CI
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2/6/2016 at 8:30am
Another comedian is speaking out against political correctness on college campuses. Comedian John Cleese Criticizes Political Correctness on Campus Some people just have no sense of humor. Man With Useless Degree Whines About Student Loans Loss of Master Keys to Cost College Of William and Mary $500K Anti-Capitalist Campus Co-op May Shut Down for Refusing to…
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Republican Candidates 2016 New Hampshire

Forecasting the GOP primary results in New Hampshire

Posted by  ▪  February 6, 2016

It’s not an easy task

Forecasting the GOP primary results in New Hampshire

Republican Candidates 2016 New Hampshire
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2/6/2016 at 7:00am
Iowa and New Hampshire could hardly be more different in the composition of their Republican voting population. For example, evangelicals make up a huge percentage of the Iowa GOP voters—well over half. Although there are some evangelicals in New Hampshire, it’s a lot smaller group than in Iowa: Four years ago, just 22%…
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cosmo texas planned parenthood more babies defund planned parenthood

Cosmo Mag Upset Women are Having More Babies

Posted by  ▪  February 5, 2016

Babies?! Not more BABIES!!

Cosmo Mag Upset Women are Having More Babies

cosmo texas planned parenthood more babies defund planned parenthood
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2/5/2016 at 7:30pm
Am I being trolled? Because I feel like I’m being trolled. Favored intellectual journal of American feminists, Cosmo (the same rag that started the tampon tax nonsense) bemoaned increased birth rates in their latest exposé. They argue that restricted funding to Texas-based Planned Parenthoods “effectively defunded” the abortion mill. As a…
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Edward Nero

Freddie Gray Defense: Legally irrelevant whether Freddie’s knife was illegal

Posted by  ▪  February 5, 2016

Files motion to keep out issue of legality of “spring-assisted” knife.

Freddie Gray Defense: Legally irrelevant whether Freddie’s knife was illegal

Edward Nero
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2/5/2016 at 5:30pm
This week saw a flurry of motions from both the State prosecutors and defense counsel in preparation for the upcoming “Freddie Gray” trial of Baltimore Police Office Edward Nero, scheduled to begin February 22.  These were primarily in limine motions, which are motions asking the court to exclude particular evidence from…
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Hillary Clinton Iowa Results 1

Did Iowa’s Democratic Party Change a Precinct’s Results?

Posted by  ▪  February 5, 2016

All the more reason to audit Democratic caucus results

Did Iowa’s Democratic Party Change a Precinct’s Results?

Hillary Clinton Iowa Results 1
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2/5/2016 at 4:00pm
Thursday, The Des Moines Register’s Editorial Board called for an audit of Iowa’s Democratic Caucus results. …too many questions have been raised. Too many accounts have arisen of inconsistent counts, untrained and overwhelmed volunteers, confused voters, cramped precinct locations, a lack of voter registration forms and other problems. Too many of…
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Vassar BDS Logo w border

Reports of anti-Semitic messages after Vassar BDS launch

Posted by  ▪  February 5, 2016

A replay of 2014?

Reports of anti-Semitic messages after Vassar BDS launch

Vassar BDS Logo w border
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2/5/2016 at 2:33pm
Concentrated, intense anti-Israel activity at Vassar College in early 2014 resulted in gross displays of anti-Jewish hostility, as I documented at the time, Anti-Israel academic boycott turns ugly at Vassar. Thirty-nine Vassar professors signed a letter in the student newspaper supporting the academic boycott of Israel, and aggressive protests by Students for…
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Carly Fiorina ISIS plan

What if GOP Candidates escorted Carly Fiorina onto debate stage?

Posted by  ▪  February 5, 2016

Carly gets a bum deal

What if GOP Candidates escorted Carly Fiorina onto debate stage?

Carly Fiorina ISIS plan
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2/5/2016 at 1:10pm
Thursday night, ABC announced the lineup for tomorrow’s New Hampshire debate. Carly Fiorina was left off the roster. To put it politely — Carly got royally screwed. For the first time this primary season there will be no undercard debate, leaving Fiorina and Gilmore the only candidates unable to participate in the…
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https://youtu.be/B47-lnPGySY

#Trumpertantrum turns into #Trumpernoia

Posted by  ▪  February 5, 2016

Conspiracies hiding everywhere.

#Trumpertantrum turns into #Trumpernoia

https://youtu.be/B47-lnPGySY
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2/5/2016 at 11:30am
Did you hear the latest? Yesterday in Trumpernoia: Fox News is out to get Donald Trump, after giving him so much airtime people previously had accused Fox News of being in the tank for Trump. Now, the fix it in for Marco Rubio. It’s an Open Borders billionaire conspiracy. Rupert Murdoch and…
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Obama prayer breakfast

Obama Lectures America About Religious Inclusivity

Posted by  ▪  February 5, 2016

People clinging to their Bibles unavailable for comment.

Obama Lectures America About Religious Inclusivity

Obama prayer breakfast
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2/5/2016 at 10:00am
In case you missed it, the National Prayer Breakfast was earlier this week and our esteemed president used the occasion to lecture people on religious liberty. FOX 6 reported: Pres. Obama at National Prayer Breakfast: ‘Faith is the great cure for fear’ President Barack Obama addressed the National Prayer Breakfast on Thursday, speaking about the…
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obama 60 minutes october 2015

Obama Proposes New $10 Oil Tax

Posted by  ▪  February 5, 2016

The cost of which he knows full well will be passed on to consumers

Obama Proposes New $10 Oil Tax

obama 60 minutes october 2015
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2/5/2016 at 8:30am
In his last year in office, Obama promised to be more bold (reckless?) in pushing his agenda, and one thing that has long irritated him about our great country is our consumption of oil. To address this pet peeve of his, Obama has released a budget in which he proposes a $10…
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Marco Rubio 911

Good week for Marco Rubio

Posted by  ▪  February 5, 2016

Marco Rubio’s strong showing in Iowa was the beginning of a big week.

Good week for Marco Rubio

Marco Rubio 911
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2/5/2016 at 7:00am
Marco Rubio may have received the third-most votes in Iowa this week, but he won big. The Iowa caucus was Monday.  Even as votes were being counted, news emerged confirming long-standing rumor that South Carolina Senator Tim Scott would endorse Rubio. #BREAKING: Tim Scott to endorse Marco Rubio https://t.co/rgMNwxKINV — Blake Hounshell (@blakehounshell) February…
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