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#Deflategate rolls on (Reader Poll—did the Patriots cheat to beat the Colts?)

Posted by  ▪  January 23, 2015

It isn’t ISIS, but it looks pretty shady, Mr. Brady.

Today the NFL issued a statement regarding its investigation into whether or not the footballs used in the AFC Championship game were deflated the New England Patriots cheated by using strategically deflated footballs in their battle against the Indianapolis Colts. To be fair to the NFL, from the looks of the…
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The White House is melting down over Netanyahu’s visit

Posted by  ▪  January 23, 2015

Could have electoral consequences

House Speaker John Boehner didn’t consult the White House before inviting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak before a joint session of Congress—and the White House is not happy about it. From the Times of Israel: “We thought we’ve seen everything,” [Haaretz] quoted an unnamed senior US official as saying. “But Bibi…
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3 YouTube stars interviewed Obama, because at this point, why not?

Posted by  ▪  January 23, 2015

It totally worked.

I didn’t expect to enjoy President Obama’s sit-down interview with YouTube stars Bethany Mota, GloZell Green and Hank Green, first because before today I couldn’t name a “YouTube star” to save my life, and second, because of a variety of rapid-fire thoughts involving things like gravitas and Presidential and I’d like…
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Argentine Prosecutor Death in Iran Terror Case Gets Curiouser

Posted by  ▪  January 23, 2015

More doubts emerge about the supposed suicide.

Sunday night Argentinian prosecutor Alberto Nisman was found shot to death in his apartment. Nisman had been scheduled the following day to present his criminal complaint against Argentinian President  Cristina Fernández de Kirchner before a closed session of Argentina’s congress. The initial claim (one made by Kirchner herself on her Facebook page) that…
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Horde of Looters

New #Ferguson Video Released: Looters Invade Market Because #Justice

Posted by  ▪  January 23, 2015

This is what some people want democracy to look like.

A newly released video shows a mob of Ferguson protesters breaking into and looting a small grocery store in the nearby town of Dellwood. The store has been looted multiple times and in December, the owner said he might close his business. As you watch this, you might find yourself wondering: What does…
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Anti-Israel activists caused car crashes on San Mateo Bridge

Posted by  ▪  January 23, 2015

and blocked emergency vehicles in hijacked Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day protest.

We previously reported how, on Monday, January 19, 2015, Anti-Israel activists blocked the San Mateo – Hayward Bridge. While the protest ostensibly was about the #BlackLivesMatter movement and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, it was hijacked as so many such protests are by the anti-Israel contingent, just like in Ferguson and…
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Tolerating intolerance

Posted by  ▪  January 23, 2015

Liberal regimes face a dilemma

It’s long been apparent that the West faces a special dilemma, which is expressed very well in the following passage by Roger Kimball (and “liberal” and “liberalism” in the following doesn’t just mean “liberals” as in “progressives,” but also “liberals” as in “classical liberals”): Liberal regimes have always suffered from this paralyzing…
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Megyn Kelly’s success must be driving Media Matters crazy-er

Posted by  ▪  January 22, 2015

NY Times Writes Glowing Piece About Megyn Kelly.

Did you think it was impossible for the Times to say something nice about anyone at FOX News? I did too, until I read this column by Jim Rutenberg: The Megyn Kelly Moment Kelly, who is now 44, grew up in Ailes’s America, in a middle-class suburb of Albany called Delmar. She was the…
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Does the Secure Our Borders First Act live up to its name?

Posted by  ▪  January 22, 2015

Dissecting the bill’s provisions

The House Homeland Security Committee passed the Secure Our Borders First Act of 2015 yesterday. The Act will be introduced in the House today. “This is probably the strongest border security bill ever presented to the Congress,” Homeland Security Committee Chairman, Rep. Michael McCaul, told Fox News yesterday. The bill’s stated…
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Anti-Israel activists disrupt NYC Council vote commemorating liberation of Auschwitz

Posted by  ▪  January 22, 2015

There is no low too low for anti-Israel activists.

This has to be a new low. Anti-Israel activists in New York City have started a campaign as part of the Boycott, Divest and Sanctions movement to try to prevent City Council members and other politicians from visiting Israel. A coalition of 40 groups, most of which are quite small but including…
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LI #13 Yemen 2 Failed State

Rebel Pressure Works, President of Yemen Resigns

Posted by  ▪  January 22, 2015

More bad news

Earlier today, Yemeni President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi and his government resigned under pressure from Houthi rebels who gained control over the Presidential palace and residence this week. According to Presidential adviser Sultan al-Atawani, contrary to what previous sources touted as the beginnings of a compromise, Houthi rebels refused to withdraw…
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Dove’s #RealStrength pro-Dad Super Bowl ad will make you cry

Posted by  ▪  January 22, 2015

You might need to grab the Kleenex

I love, love, love when companies and brands go pro-Dad. Last year, Cheerios released a “How to Dad” series of ads that were adorable and quite perfect in their ability to silence the ridiculous “dumb Dad” meme. This year, one company has upped the ante on featuring fatherhood in its marketing….
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Finally Obtained: David Gregory Arrest Warrant Affidavit

Posted by  ▪  January 22, 2015

Cops wanted Gregory charged with illegal possession of a high-capacity ammunition magazine, but D.C. prosecutors nixed the request.

This is likely the final chapter in the saga of our two-year long fight to obtain important documents regarding the non-prosecution of David Gregory for possessing on Meet the Press an illegal high-capacity ammunition magazine. The short version is that the D.C. Metropolitan Police Department warned NBC News that it could not…
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Boehner’s revenge?

Posted by  ▪  January 22, 2015

Then again, maybe not.

Remember all those articles about Boehner planning to take revenge on Republicans who had opposed his Speakership? Remember how he was going to take away their committee positions as punishment? And remember how angry a great many people on the right got about it? I wrote this post about it…
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VIDEO: Dashcam captures NJ police shooting of black man

Posted by  ▪  January 22, 2015

Shooting “victim” Reid previously served 13 years for shooting at NJ State Troopers

The Bridgeton NJ police department has released dash camera video of the shooting of violent felon Jerame Reid by two of its police officers during a traffic stop, reports NBC 4 news in New York.  Both Reid and the officer who first shot him, Behame Days, are black.  Days’ partner, Officer…
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Press TV Iran Nuclear Agreement

Mossad Chief: Not opposed to Iran sanctions, contrary to reports

Posted by  ▪  January 22, 2015

Politics at play

On January 21, 2015, Josh Rogin and Eli Lake at Bloomberg News reported Israeli Mossad Goes Rogue, Warns U.S. on Iran Sanctions: The Israeli intelligence agency Mossad has broken ranks with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, telling U.S. officials and lawmakers that a new Iran sanctions bill in the U.S. Congress would tank…
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LI #14 Santa Barbara News-Press

Santa Barbara newspaper vandalized over using term “Illegals”

Posted by  ▪  January 22, 2015

Face-off over language and political correctness.

Just when you may have given up entirely on the Golden State, news comes about a newspaper in one of the deepest blue enclaves fighting political correctness. A California newspaper will continue to use the term “illegals” to describe people who enter the U.S. without permission, despite an attack on its building…
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