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Rick Perry All In on Foreign Policy

Posted by  ▪  October 20, 2014

Rebuilding his national public persona after 2012.

Texas Democrats weren’t happy when Governor Rick Perry headed overseas in spite of the first diagnosed cases of Ebola in the U.S. appearing in Texas. While this might have served as a valuable distraction from Wendy Davis’s falling poll numbers, Perry’s decision to maintain his international schedule is shaping up to put…
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http://www.nranews.com/cam/video/william-jacobson-animal-rights-activists-try-to-sterilize-deer-fail

Cornell Deer Sterilization Fiasco: “you can’t make this stuff up”

Posted by  ▪  October 20, 2014

My interview on Cam & Co. on NRA News.

This goes to show you that you never can predict which posts will gain traction. My post Cornell gives deer tubal ligations, everything goes wrong, was meant to be a somewhat humorous take on a bizarre sequence of events. Tubal ligations and ovariectamies performed on does were just the half of it. The…
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http://abc13.com/politics/abbott-davis-face-off-in-gubernatorial-debate/316288/

Wendy Davis Accuses Greg Abbott of Supporting Interracial Marriage Ban

Posted by  ▪  October 20, 2014

Texas elections, or the Wild West?

We’re less than 6 hours into the first day of early voting in Texas, and we’ve already documented evidence of first (electoral) blood between gubernatorial candidates Greg Abbott and Wendy Davis. Behold: Here’s what’s at stake in this election. Vote today. #MyTexasVotes pic.twitter.com/PQ1bT0sijC— Wendy Davis (@WendyDavisTexas) October 20, 2014 Greg Abbott won’t say whether…
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Ebola Holiday Inn

Did Holiday Inn predict Ebola ineptitude… in 2001?

Posted by  ▪  October 20, 2014

Who knew this hotel chain was prophetic?

God bless the internet and all its wonderful treasures. This 2001 commercial from Holiday Inn Express was frighteningly prophetic. Hilarious, but prophetic. The ad shows a completely inept science team dealing with an Ebola sample, but you can feel safe because they stayed at Holiday Inn Express and are therefore, smart. Check…
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iran nuclear reactor

Report: Obama to Bypass Congress on Iran Deal

Posted by  ▪  October 20, 2014

Things between Congress, Obama, and Iran are about to get very tense.

At the beginning of this year, Professor Jacobson wrote an article claiming that “the most dangerous years of the Obama presidency are upon us.” If the latest reports about the President’s next solo move in the area of foreign policy are trustworthy, then no truer article was ever written about…
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Politico Poll Out of Control October 2014 Morning Joe Graphic

Election 2014: America “completely out of control” and “women feel unsafe”

Posted by  ▪  October 20, 2014

Fear of the Obama administration’s incompetence is the defining issue of our time.

I’m combining two video reports. First, Politico’s report that 64% feel things are spinning out of control: More results on specific topics here. This is how Morning Joe reacted (h/t Right Scoop): Also, we reported yesterday on Obama creating a woman problem for Senate Democrats. This may be why. Tina Brown notes that Obama makes…
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2014 Obama

Obama Faithful Walk Out on President’s Speech

Posted by  ▪  October 20, 2014

Maryland Dems scramble in effort to spin walkout.

We’ve reported several times on Democratic candidates’ unwillingness to be associated with Obama’s failed Administration, but things just got a little bit more embarrassing for the President and his supporters. At yesterday’s GOTV rally for Maryland gubernatorial candidate Anthony Brown, Democrat supporters who had waited hours for the chance to see…
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Ron Klain Ebola Czar

Branco Cartoon – Cover-Up

Posted by  ▪  October 20, 2014

He’s good at that.

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Nikko Jenkins Ad NRCC

Is this ad race-baiting?

Posted by  ▪  October 19, 2014

Or just hard-hitting.

Salon.com said This may be the worst race-baiting campaign ad since Willie Horton. Greg Sargent at WaPo announced Willie Horton is back!. The freaking out was over an NRCC-sponsored ad linking Rep. Lee Terry’s (R-Neb.) Democratic opponent to convicted murderer Nikko Jenkins, who also happens to be African American. The ad attacks state…
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Obama Girl water

Democrats have a woman problem due to this guy

Posted by  ▪  October 19, 2014

Falling in and out of love.

Who saw this coming? Obama’s standing with women hurts Senate Dems: Female voters powered President Barack Obama’s victory over Mitt Romney in 2012, as Democrats leaned heavily on social issues to rally single women and suburban moms to the polls. But with two weeks until Election Day, the president’s diminished standing with women is…
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Frank Luntz

What we have here, is a failure of confidence and trust

Posted by  ▪  October 19, 2014

Frank Luntz: Crisis of confidence in government and media

Pollster Frank Luntz appeared on CBS News Friday to comment on a poll which found trust in government institutions is extremely low. He went on to point out widespread distrust in media as well. Kyle Drennen of News Busters has the story: Frank Luntz on CBS: ‘Collapse in Confidence’ of Government, Media Appearing on…
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LI #13 Poinsettia Fire

Golf Club Sparks San Diego Wildfire — and a Lawsuit

Posted by  ▪  October 19, 2014

Watch that chip shot.

We all know that President Obama golfs even as the world burns, but a San Diego golfer’s swing may have been the cause of one of the many wildfires that plagued California back in May. The Poinsettia fire began at a golf course and eventually incinerated 600 acres and destroyed or damaged…
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Ben and Jerry's Hazed and Confused

Ben & Jerry’s: Critics of our ice cream name are dazed and confused

Posted by  ▪  October 19, 2014

Refuses to change name of ice cream to appease PC Police.

Vermont ice cream maker Ben and Jerry’s drew the ire of the political correctness brigade when they released “Hazed and Confused,” a concoction of chocolate and hazelnut deliciousness. Part of their new Core series, “Hazed and Confused” is injected with a chocolate, hazelnut, fudge core. “Hazed and Confused” being a play off the…
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truthy

We Have a “Truthy”-ness Problem

Posted by  ▪  October 19, 2014

Liberals are concerned about “astroturfing” online, so here comes science to save the day.

When it comes to quantifiably productive debate about politics, Twitter is the abyss. Those who choose to wade into its murky depths accept the fact that they’re jumping into the deep end with the hackers, the trolls, and the most enthusiastic dregs of internet society. The government recognizes this, and they’re…
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Wisconsin GOTV

GOTV: Early Voting Numbers Case Study in Asking For Votes

Posted by  ▪  October 19, 2014

Want to win in November? Make a phone call (or knock on a door.)

Yesterday I posted an article detailing what a recent Pew data dump tells us about how voters most likely will behave through early voting and the end of the 2014 election cycle. We already know that hard Democrats’ minds won’t be changed in time for the midterms, and that instead we…
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Rick Perry Mugshot cropped

Obamamedia found someone other than Bush to blame for Ebola

Posted by  ▪  October 19, 2014

Politico: This Ebola thing sure Looks bad for Rick Perry

Remember all the times Obama golfed, traveled to Hawaii, vacationed in Martha’s Vineyard and the liberal media insisted that it was no big deal because an executive can do their job from anywhere? Apparently, that rule doesn’t extend to Republican governors and while most Americans might think the government’s poor handling of…
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http://youtu.be/SCVu-PHrOYQ

Academic boycott busted — American Studies Assoc backs off anti-Israel conference rules

Posted by  ▪  October 18, 2014

ASA Exec. Director pretends no Israelis ever were to be excluded, and “Prime Minister Netanyahu can attend if he wants to.”

We have covered the American Studies Association academic boycott of Israel since inception, and compiled the definitive list and accompanying statements of universities and associations rejecting the boycott.  Scroll through the ASA Tag for the full history. The short version is that the boycott targeted all Israeli academic institutions, and importantly, faculty and scholars…
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