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Charles Krauthammer interview

The Future of Modern Liberalism

Posted by  ▪  June 7, 2015

Charles Krauthammer offers his prognosis

The Future of Modern Liberalism

Charles Krauthammer interview
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6/7/2015 at 2:50pm
Charles Krauthammer was recently interviewed by Charles R. Kesler of the Claremont Institute who asked for his opinion on the future of liberalism. The conversation begins with Krauthammer’s thoughts on the liberal journal The New Republic, for which Krauthammer served as writer and editor in the 1980’s. He points out that TNR…
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Missing Leadership

We’re Not Wrong About Obama’s American Exceptionalism

Posted by  ▪  June 7, 2015

We simply reject it

We’re Not Wrong About Obama’s American Exceptionalism

Missing Leadership
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6/7/2015 at 1:00pm
Ron Fournier at National Journal has written an extraordinary article, “Republicans Are Wrong About Obama’s American Exceptionalism,” defending Obama’s vision of America as “modern and honest,” as “Reagan-plus.” We, of course, are neither modern nor honest; indeed, we’re frightened because the country is “becoming browner and more accepting of gays and lesbians”: That…
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Pastor Corey Brooks

Black Chicago Pastor: Democrat Policies Failing Us

Posted by  ▪  June 7, 2015

“Our communities are some of the worst in the country”

Black Chicago Pastor: Democrat Policies Failing Us

Pastor Corey Brooks
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6/7/2015 at 11:00am
As conservatives, we’ve long claimed that Democrat policies disproportionately harm black communities and families.  And we’ve long been ridiculed for making such claims.  Now, however, a black pastor from Chicago’s South Side is inviting Republican, as well as Democrat, presidential candidates to talk to his congregation because he feels that Democrats…
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Moshav Avivim Shimon Biton and Nurse 1970 and 2015 w border

Israel’s Revenge Is That “We Are Still Here”

Posted by  ▪  June 7, 2015

5 takeaways from 2 weeks in Israel

Israel’s Revenge Is That “We Are Still Here”

Moshav Avivim Shimon Biton and Nurse 1970 and 2015 w border
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6/7/2015 at 9:35am
My wife and I are back, after an intense two weeks in Israel. From the Lebanese to Gaza borders, from the Mediterranean Sea to Judea and Samaria, from the cool evenings of Jerusalem to the heat of the Negev Desert, from an apartment in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City of…
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Bumper Sticker - Ithaca - I'm Conservative Deal with it

Deal with it, Ithaca

Posted by  ▪  June 7, 2015

Someone call the PC police.

Deal with it, Ithaca

Bumper Sticker - Ithaca - I'm Conservative Deal with it
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6/7/2015 at 7:30am
Hah, love that in your face attitude. Is dissent still legal in the Socialist Republic of Ithaca? On a Volvo, no less. Spotted in Ithaca by the wife. (No, it’s not my car.)
 
LI #12 Covered California

Covered California shows signs of illness

Posted by  ▪  June 6, 2015

Press uninterested in reporting dismal growth and consumer complaints

Covered California shows signs of illness

LI #12 Covered California
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6/6/2015 at 8:00pm
Aleister’s grim update on Vermont’s Obamacare struggles prompted me to double check the status of Covered California, the supposed poster child of successful state exchanges. As I suspected, the prognosis is not good. Covered California has lost bragging rights for highest health-insurance exchange enrollment to Florida, new federal figures show. A total 1.36 million…
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syria drone isis

Have we “degraded” ISIS?

Posted by  ▪  June 6, 2015

Is Obama capable?

Have we “degraded” ISIS?

syria drone isis
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6/6/2015 at 6:00pm
In September of 2014, President Obama addressed the nation and described the counterterrorism strategy that he claimed would be used to “degrade and ultimately destroy” ISIS in the Middle East. Since then, the fight to destroy the Islamic State has encountered setbacks that have caused both seasoned military analysts and casual…
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Vermont Continues to Struggle With Obamacare

Posted by  ▪  June 6, 2015

“The greatest disappointment of my political life.”

Vermont Continues to Struggle With Obamacare

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6/6/2015 at 4:30pm
It wasn’t supposed to be this way. The Affordable Care Act was going to bring about the golden age of single payer healthcare in the Green Mountain State. Instead, it went there to die. Activists protested during the new governor’s inauguration, but it made no difference. Now, things are getting worse. Abby Goodnough…
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Comedians Obama

Comedians Sure Love the Democratic Party

Posted by  ▪  June 6, 2015

Not speaking truth to power

Comedians Sure Love the Democratic Party

Comedians Obama
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6/6/2015 at 2:30pm
Many people have written about our media which, with few exceptions, has become an arm of the Democratic Party. The other casualty of this era is the world of comedy. Last year, I wrote about it in a piece titled Cowardly Comedy in the Age of Obama. Little has changed since then. Most…
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IRS seizing bank accounts

Evading Government Scrutiny Is a Crime?

Posted by  ▪  June 6, 2015

“Everyone’s privacy and freedom from unjust arrest is undermined”

Evading Government Scrutiny Is a Crime?

IRS seizing bank accounts
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6/6/2015 at 12:30pm
I saw this story earlier this week, and it’s been nagging at the back of mind ever since.  Dennis Hastert allegedly engaged in serious sexual misconduct and then paid the victim millions to remain silent; that’s not really defensible on a moral level, and the crimes with which he’s been charged…
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Tony Blair new role

Tony Blair Appointed to Head European Body Fighting Anti-Semitism

Posted by  ▪  June 6, 2015

Is criminalizing speech the answer?

Tony Blair Appointed to Head European Body Fighting Anti-Semitism

Tony Blair new role
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6/6/2015 at 10:30am
From physical attacks, to vandalism, to verbal attacks on those walking while Jewish, Europe has seen a rise in anti-Semitism in recent years. So much so, that a resolution condemning the rising tide of anti-Semitism in Europe passed the Senate by unanimous vote on Thursday. The resolution, authored by Senator Bob Menendez…
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CI 6.6.15

Making Monsters Week at College Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  June 6, 2015

Your weekly dispatch from the world of higher education.

Making Monsters Week at College Insurrection

CI 6.6.15
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6/6/2015 at 8:30am
How bad have things gotten on college campuses? This bad. Liberal Prof Says He’s Terrified of His Liberal Students Why College Professors Are Afraid of Their Students Jerry Seinfeld Says Comedians Are Staying Away From Colleges Because They’re Too PC We might need an intervention. Students Clog College Mental Health Centers Due to Anxiety Breaking: College Students Report…
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Bumper Sticker - Sarasota FL - Re-Elect Nobody

Terminal Limits

Posted by  ▪  June 6, 2015

We can do that.

Terminal Limits

Bumper Sticker - Sarasota FL - Re-Elect Nobody
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6/6/2015 at 7:00am
From Barbara, spotted in Sarasota, FL: Taken in the parking lot at Mote Marine Aquarium And I agree mostly
 
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NBC Atlanta reporter crashed ALEC meeting

Posted by  ▪  June 5, 2015

Proceeds to publish factually inaccurate report. ALEC talks to Erick Erickson about the bizarre episode.

NBC Atlanta reporter crashed ALEC meeting

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6/5/2015 at 7:30pm
Last week, reporters with NBC’s Atlanta affiliate station crashed the Spring Task Force Summit of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). ALEC, an organization that works with state legislators, think tanks, and policy experts to advocate for limited regulation and reduced taxation, is a favorite target of left-leaning media outlets and…
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Bernie Sanders Vermont President 2016

Bernie Sanders’ $5.5 Billion Plan to Employ a Million People

Posted by  ▪  June 5, 2015

Math hard

Bernie Sanders’ $5.5 Billion Plan to Employ a Million People

Bernie Sanders Vermont President 2016
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6/5/2015 at 6:00pm
With the media busy normalizing socialism for Bernie Sanders, it’s no wonder that few are reporting on his latest plan to spend $5.5 billion to employ a million young people. Bloomberg has the details: The Employ Young Americans Now Act is the sort of legislation that would have struggled even in a…
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Marco Rubio Announcement w Wife

NYT’s ‘scoop’ on Sen. Rubio’s driving record backfires

Posted by  ▪  June 5, 2015

The lamest hit piece in the history of hit pieces?

NYT’s ‘scoop’ on Sen. Rubio’s driving record backfires

Marco Rubio Announcement w Wife
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6/5/2015 at 4:15pm
Friday morning, the New York Times deemed Senator Rubio’s driving record news that fit to print. Though it reads like something from the annals of The Onion, the New York Times was completely serious about Sen. Rubio’s troubling speeding tickets from the 90s. Senator Marco Rubio has been in a…
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EPA: Fracking Not A Threat To Drinking Water

Posted by  ▪  June 5, 2015

The EPA finally gets with the program

EPA: Fracking Not A Threat To Drinking Water

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6/5/2015 at 2:30pm
Another left narrative bites the dust and this time, by the agency considered to be the equivalent of an environmental Pontiff, the Environmental Protection Agency. Hydraulic fracking is still a relatively new technology (as it relates to using it for shale gas deposits). Most people would not have heard of it 10…
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