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Utah polygamy ruling — You can’t just jump off the slippery slope

Posted by  ▪  August 28, 2014

Incestuous marriages next? No one can jump off the slippery slope.

We reported last December on how a Utah federal judge strikes down key part of anti-polygamy law: Yes, this all was predicted long ago, and led to charges of fear mongering and false slippery slopes. The legalization of polygamy followed logically from the legal arguments against one man-one woman, as was predicted not just by…
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Inanity or Insanity? Blaming Global Warming, Big Oil for South Napa Earthquake

Posted by  ▪  August 28, 2014

Stop the liberal anti-science!

As I was enjoying the history and the beauty of Virginia on the last day of our family vacation, a significant earthquake struck Northern California. The aftershocks are continuing from the magnitude 6.0 shaker that caused over 200 injuries, mainly lacerations and bruises from falling debris. Most tragically, because of where…
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Rick Perry’s Concealed Carry Permit Suspended

Posted by  ▪  August 28, 2014

Indictments have consequences.

Democrats are still smiling over the recent felony indictment of Rick Perry, even as the Governor’s legal team is taking steps in court to reveal the spurious nature of the charges. One consequence of the indictment, however, has thrown conservatives in Texas for a loop. Texas media began reporting last week that…
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Kawanda Hampton

A Conundrum? New Orleans Murders Fall as Self-Defense Killings Rise

Posted by  ▪  August 28, 2014

Ignorance of the Law Also Catches Many Defenders in Consciousness-of-Guilt Trap

It’s become so commonplace for “journalists” to be blind to obvious cause-and-effect relationships that fall outside the acceptable Progressive narrative that James Taranto of the Wall Street Journal has long used the tag-line “Fox Butterfield, Is That You?” as he notes these occurrences in his daily (and excellent) “Best of the Web”…
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No, Social Media Does Not Stifle Debate

Posted by  ▪  August 28, 2014

There’s a prevailing theory that social media discourages debate, but it’s simply not true.

The New York Times published an article on Tuesday discussing the downside of social media and its alleged effect on silencing differing opinions in political debate. Based entirely on a single issue study, the article concludes that social media squashes debate. The Study Pew Research Internet Project conducted the study which polled respondents on the Snowden-NSA issue. The researchers…
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Branco Cartoon – 2014 Democratic Challenge

Posted by  ▪  August 28, 2014

Challenging Times

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Martha Robertson: “Close your eyes” if don’t like her fat shaming attack ads (#NY23)

Posted by  ▪  August 27, 2014

Doubling down on mocking Rep. Tom Reed’s past weight problem

It never ceases to amaze me how some politicians insist on digging when they are in a hole, rather than simply saying “Sorry”. Democratic challenger Martha Robertson in my home district of NY-23 showed that quality last fall through the spring, when she refused to apologize for sending a fundraising email falsely…
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Burger King Merges with Tim Hortons, Left has a Meltdown

Posted by  ▪  August 27, 2014

No word yet on whether or not we’ll be able to order chicken fries with a side of Tim Bits…

The world’s third-largest fast food chain is just a signature away from reality. Burger King Worldwide, Inc. announced on Tuesday that it has made a deal to buy popular Canadian coffee chain Tim Hortons for a cool $11 billion. The decision to move the combined corporate headquarters to Canada, however, has…
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Carl DeMaio

#CA52 still looking like Republican flip opportunity

Posted by  ▪  August 27, 2014

Republican DeMaio Gaining Momentum, Dem Peters Panicking

Carl DeMaio, the first openly gay Republican running for national office, is facing off against freshman Democrat incumbent Scott Peters in California’s 52nd District, which is largely comprised of the City of San Diego and nearby suburban areas and neighborhoods. We have already covered this race twice, as we are pushing for…
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IRS: By the way, we also wiped clean Lois Lerner’s Blackberry

Posted by  ▪  August 27, 2014

Poof, there’s goes a possible source of evidence.

I’m a day late to this, but better late than never. After admitting that Lois Lerner’s supposedly missing emails were in the back-up system, the IRS has filed court documents in response to a Judge’s Order indicating that after Lerner was summoned to testify before Congress, the IRS wiped clean Lerner’s Blackberry. Via…
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Netanyahu: Israel won, Hamas lost

Posted by  ▪  August 27, 2014

Quotes Isaiah: Be comforted, my nation.

Israelis Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, accompanied by Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon and IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz, just held a press conference. Netanyahu, facing increasing criticism at home, laid out the case why the Gaza conflict was a success: Hamas lost 5-7 years of military tunnel and rocket build-up, over…
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Why is the media so biased against Israel? Let us count the ways

Posted by  ▪  August 27, 2014

The What, How and Why of Mideast Journalism 101

Three recent articles have critiqued the media’s coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, especially in the context of Operation Protective Edge. Previously, I covered Richard Behar’s takedown of reporting from Israel in Forbes and yesterday Prof. Jacobson highlighted Matti Friedman’s expose from Tablet Magazine. Behar focused on what gets left out of reporting from…
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Political correctness helped cover up child sexual exploitation in Rotherham

Posted by  ▪  August 27, 2014

Racial and religious targeting of white teenage girls — but investigators feared being labeled “racist,” according to independent report.

In Rotherham, England, a group of Pakistani immigrants and others of Pakistani descent deliberately targeted white teenage girls for sexual exploitation, with a religious angle to the targeting. The authorities knew of the exploitation, but were fearful of talking about it or going public with it for fear of being called racist…
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Academic left and Islamists joined at the anti-Israel hip

Posted by  ▪  August 27, 2014

Intense hatred of Israel brings leftist professors to love the Islamists

No, they don’t come right out and say they support Hamas, but that’s the effective message of the petition these historians signed, which condemns Israel for “war crimes,” and asks the US to withdraw military aid from the country. And Hamas? It’s never even mentioned. It’s as though it…
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ISIS demands ransom for American woman

Posted by  ▪  August 27, 2014

$6.6 million in exchange for the life of 25-year old aid worker …but will we pay it?

ISIS is ready to take another victim. Multiple news outlets are reporting that ISIS has threatened the life of a third (living) hostage, this time a 26 year-old female American aid worker who was kidnapped last year during a humanitarian mission to Syria. (A representative of the family asked that she…
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Bumper Sticker - Roswell NM - Support Israel

Message from above

Posted by  ▪  August 27, 2014

Now more than ever.

From reader Beloved, taken Roswell, New Mexico. The bumper sticker you can’t see on the driver’s passenger window says Christians United for Israel referring to John Hagee’s organization that promotes support of Israel.
 
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Don’t let liberal feminist “rape culture” theory get in the way of stopping rapes

Posted by  ▪  August 26, 2014

Why would anyone truly interested in protecting women be against the “Undercover Colors” nail polish?

If you went to college, you probably know someone who became the victim of sexual assault after a night out with friends. Now a group of engineering students at North Carolina State University are developing a tool that can help young women avoid becoming victims of sexual assault. Stephen Gray, Ankesh Madan, Tasso…
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