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Senate Confirms Ash Carter as Defense Secretary

Posted by  ▪  February 12, 2015

Here’s hoping he has better success dealing with this administration than Hagel

Senate Confirms Ash Carter as Defense Secretary

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2/12/2015 at 3:32pm
In a 93-5 vote, the Senate voted to confirm Ash Carter as the new Secretary of Defense. Carter will replace Chuck Hagel who was fired resigned in November of last year. Hagel took his licks as President Obama’s perpetual fall guy, a concern Senator McCain shares for Mr. Carter as well. If…
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UCLA student gov’t candidate challenged for being Jewish

Posted by  ▪  February 12, 2015

Daily Bruin: “several council members managed to politicize her identity as a Jewish student on campus”

UCLA student gov’t candidate challenged for being Jewish

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2/12/2015 at 2:00pm
The student government at a university in South Africa recently voted to expel Jews: The vice chancellor of Durban University of Technology (DUT) in South Africa on Wednesday rejected the student council’s call to expel Jewish students who do not support the Palestinian cause. University Vice Chancellor Professor Ahmed Bawa released a statement…
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IRS Flip-Flop: Illegals who didn’t pay taxes will still receive refunds

Posted by  ▪  February 12, 2015

Free money

IRS Flip-Flop: Illegals who didn’t pay taxes will still receive refunds

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2/12/2015 at 1:00pm
Last week, we covered IRS Commissioner John Koskinen’s testimony about the shocking tax consequences of Obama’s executive amnesty plan. In previous testimony before Congress, Koskinen explained that illegal immigrants who were granted amnesty would be eligible to receive back-refunds in the form of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)—but only if…
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Putin hits “Reset” button on Egyptian relations

Posted by  ▪  February 12, 2015

Putin’s gifts working better than Obama’s bullying.

Putin hits “Reset” button on Egyptian relations

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2/12/2015 at 11:00am
A while back I noted that Egypt looked like it was networking with European powers to address the chaos that threatens the vital Suez Canal. Russia’s President Vladimir Putin came to Cairo this week, bearing gifts that indicate he understands Egyptian needs. Just hours before a summit in Minsk that could decide the…
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How Scared is the Mainstream Media of Scott Walker?

Posted by  ▪  February 12, 2015

*This* scared.

How Scared is the Mainstream Media of Scott Walker?

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2/12/2015 at 9:30am
The same mainstream media that refused to demand Obama’s (still undisclosed) Columbia University records in 2008 (while reassuring us that he was brilliant) has taken a keen interest in the academic pedigree of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker. Professor Jacobson repeatedly reminds us that the MSM always tries to kill Republican candidacies in…
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Megyn Kelly on Melissa Harris-Perry: What a Quack! (VIDEO)

Posted by  ▪  February 12, 2015

If it walks like a ….

Megyn Kelly on Melissa Harris-Perry: What a Quack! (VIDEO)

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2/12/2015 at 8:00am
Remember that one time when a professional journalist called the United States Attorney General a duck, and then asked him to quack? In public? While the camera was rolling? There are no more words. Just watch: I’M SO UNCOMFORTABLE. I think this is the kind of thing most people expected from Obama’s sit-down interviews…
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Legal Insurrection gets results: Ben Carson taken off SPLC “Extremist” List

Posted by  ▪  February 11, 2015

“we have taken it down and apologize to Dr. Carson for having posted it”

Legal Insurrection gets results: Ben Carson taken off SPLC “Extremist” List

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2/11/2015 at 8:38pm
On the O’Reilly show tonight, it was announced that the Southern Poverty Law Center has taken Dr. Ben Carson off the “Extremist” Watch List. Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com And sure enough, Carson no longer is on the List. Carson’s former Extremist profile now redirects to a page with this statement: In October…
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Elizabeth Warren can defeat Hillary says SCIENCE!

Posted by  ▪  February 11, 2015

Why does the media hate science?

Elizabeth Warren can defeat Hillary says SCIENCE!

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2/11/2015 at 8:30pm
I’m a believer, a true believer, that Elizabeth Warren would crush Hillary, if she wanted to. Just Run, Elizabeth, Run! Now a poll backs me up, Shock poll: Warren leads Clinton in Iowa, N.H.: Populist groups cheering “Run Warren Run,” today released 2016 election polls from Iowa and New Hampshire showing Sen. Elizabeth Warren…
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It’s just a photo

Posted by  ▪  February 11, 2015

Dancing with Daddy.

It’s just a photo

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2/11/2015 at 7:00pm
When I woke up this morning, and turned to the internet on my phone (yes, the addiction is that bad), I saw the news about the triple murder in Chapel Hill. The headlines emphasized that the victims were Muslim. Immediately, the internet set out on the race that takes place in such…
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Montana’s War on Yoga Pants

Posted by  ▪  February 11, 2015

You can take my yoga pants from my cold, dead, hands.

Montana’s War on Yoga Pants

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2/11/2015 at 5:31pm
This story hits a little too close to home. Yesterday, Republican state Rep. David Moore introduced House Bill 365 in the House Judiciary Committee. The bill would redefine “provocative clothing” in such a way that the wearing of yoga pants in public would be outlawed. According to the Billings Gazette: A Montana legislative…
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Boehner: Ask Senate Dems when they’ll “get off their ass”

Posted by  ▪  February 11, 2015

Democrats, the party of “no”

Boehner: Ask Senate Dems when they’ll “get off their ass”

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2/11/2015 at 4:00pm
Senate Democrats continue to block the Department of Homeland Security funding bill passed by the House. As we’ve reported, the House DHS appropriations bill is enforcement-heavy and seeks to squash President Obama’s executive overreach. Not amused, Speaker Boehner held a press conference and minced no words: “The House did its job. We…
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http://youtu.be/j46uI1MOJeQ

Shouts of Anger as Stanford Anti-Israel Divestment Fails

Posted by  ▪  February 11, 2015

Narrowly defeated, but anti-Israel activists likely to try again.

Shouts of Anger as Stanford Anti-Israel Divestment Fails

http://youtu.be/j46uI1MOJeQ
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2/11/2015 at 2:30pm
When the University of California system-wide student government passed a resolution not only divesting from Israel, but also the United States, it was met with widespread mockery and ridicule. The Stanford University Undergraduate Student Senate avoided that fate by failing to pass an Anti-Israel Resolution heavily promoted, including by dozens of Stanford…
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#ChapelHillShooting: What we know so far

Posted by  ▪  February 11, 2015

3 counts of first degree murder

#ChapelHillShooting: What we know so far

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2/11/2015 at 12:31pm
Craig Stephen Hicks has been charged with three counts of first degree murder in the shooting deaths of Deah Shaddy Barakat, age 23, Yusor Mohammad Barakat, age 21, and Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha, age 19. A local ABC news affiliate has footage of Hicks’ first court appearance, which you can watch here. We’re…
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Obama seeks authorization for ISIS fight

Posted by  ▪  February 11, 2015

“If left unchecked, ISIL will pose a threat beyond the Middle East”

Obama seeks authorization for ISIS fight

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2/11/2015 at 10:26am
President Obama’s draft Authorization for use of military force (AUMF) against ISIS has been released. There are limitations to its scope, and it includes a time limit, but still…everybody hang on to something. Here we go: Authorization for the Use of United States Armed Forces in connection with the Islamic State of…
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White House Holding Back Tea Party Targeting Docs

Posted by  ▪  February 11, 2015

The most transparent administration ever.

White House Holding Back Tea Party Targeting Docs

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2/11/2015 at 8:30am
One year ago, Barack Obama told Bill O’Reilly that there wasn’t even a smidgeon of corruption at the IRS. If that statement was true, why is the Obama administration refusing to share documents related to the IRS targeting scandal? Bob Cusack of The Hill reported yesterday: Obama administration won’t release IRS targeting documents The…
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http://www.foxnews.com/on-air/oreilly/index.html#/v/4043899163001

Is Southern Poverty Law Center “Extremist”?

Posted by  ▪  February 11, 2015

Uses “Extremist” lists for political purposes.

Is Southern Poverty Law Center “Extremist”?

http://www.foxnews.com/on-air/oreilly/index.html#/v/4043899163001
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2/11/2015 at 7:00am
On Friday, February 6, 2015, we broke the story that Dr. Ben Carson put on “Extremist” Watch List by Southern Poverty Law Center because of his position on and comments he has made about same sex marriage. (See link for details and videos) The revelation that the renowned pediatric neurosurgeon and likely presidential…
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Brian Williams Suspended for 6 months

Posted by  ▪  February 10, 2015

Without pay – Feel sorry for him yet?

Brian Williams Suspended for 6 months

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2/10/2015 at 7:58pm
Brian Williams has been suspended by NBC News for 6 months without pay, pending further investigation of his tall tales and untruths. That’s about $5 million dollars of salary lost, and obviously more if it becomes permanent. NBC Statement via Mediaite: We have decided today to suspend Brian Williams as Managing Editor…
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