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Hillary favorability: Drip, drip, drip …

Posted by  ▪  July 16, 2015

Cumulative effect of years of scandals, down to 39% overall and falling among Dems.

Hillary favorability: Drip, drip, drip …

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7/16/2015 at 10:47am
Long ago and far away I predicted that the effect on Hillary’s presidential campaign of the multiple scandals would be cumulative. Since a large portion of the electorate, the younger generation, didn’t know the real Hillary of the 1990s, Hillary’s vulnerability was that the manufactured “nice grandma” and glass-ceiling breaker image of…
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https://youtu.be/FPoSV9v7J1s

Wisconsin Supreme Court stops John Doe investigation against conservatives

Posted by  ▪  July 16, 2015

Rips prosecutors’ “paramilitary-style home invasions conducted in the pre-dawn hours” against Scott Walker supporters

Wisconsin Supreme Court stops John Doe investigation against conservatives

https://youtu.be/FPoSV9v7J1s
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7/16/2015 at 8:53am
The Wisconsin Supreme Court has effectively killed the “John Doe” case which led to home raids and intimidation of a wide range of Wisconsin conservative activists. The decision is embedded at the bottom of this post. Here is the key finding, which completely shreds both the legal theories and motives of the prosecutors,…
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Let’s sell Iran the rope

Posted by  ▪  July 16, 2015

As Lenin said.

Let’s sell Iran the rope

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7/16/2015 at 8:30am
A quote from Lenin that’s been running through my head, post Iran deal: “The Capitalists will sell us the rope with which we will hang them.” There are economic ramifications of the Iran deal, particularly to Europe. Europe was chomping at the bit to get access to trade with Iran, and…
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TR-UM-P

Posted by  ▪  July 16, 2015

Crossover-appeal?

TR-UM-P

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7/16/2015 at 7:00am
A reader, let’s just call him Johnny, writes: Seen on I-287 in NJ at 12:30 PM today [Monday, July 13, 2015]. It would appear the Dems have lost the teamsters. This is NOT a Photoshop. I was skeptical, so I wrote back: You promise it’s not a photoshop? He responded: I took the photo with my…
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No, Whataburger is not defying Texas open carry laws

Posted by  ▪  July 15, 2015

They’re simply opting out

No, Whataburger is not defying Texas open carry laws

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7/15/2015 at 10:15pm
Beloved fast food chain of the South, Whataburger, recently found itself in national headlines after announcing their decision not to participate in Texas’ newly minted open carry law. Full disclosure before we move forward, I love Whataburger. Love. Love. Love. In fact, I had a #1 with cheese, no veggies, and…
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Meet the Democrats chummy with Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards

Posted by  ▪  July 15, 2015

Will these Democrats denounce Planned Parenthood and baby organ harvesting?

Meet the Democrats chummy with Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards

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7/15/2015 at 7:45pm
Tuesday brought with it a devastating news cycle. Video footage showed a Planned Parenthood doctor munching on salad, sipping red wine, casually chatting about harvesting baby hearts and livers for cash. Towards the end of the video footage, the undercover videographers approach Planned Parenthood President, Cecile Richards (Daughter of Former Texas Governor…
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No reporter asked Obama about Kate Steinle at today’s presser

Posted by  ▪  July 15, 2015

Obama’s silence unchallenged by a mostly uninterested mainstream media.

No reporter asked Obama about Kate Steinle at today’s presser

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7/15/2015 at 5:45pm
Obama has received justified criticism for not giving a statement about the killing of Kate Steinle in San Francisco by an illegal immigrant who had a long criminal record and had been deported five times. The silence stands in contrast to Obama issuing statements and otherwise commenting on the death of Trayvon Martin,…
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Obama scolds media during Iran presser

Posted by  ▪  July 15, 2015

Your skepticism “makes no sense,” America

Obama scolds media during Iran presser

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7/15/2015 at 4:11pm
The Obama Administration is busy running a full court press on behalf of its terrible nuclear deal with Iran. Yesterday, the President sat down with Thomas Friedman of the New York Times for a softball interview, and today, he hosted a press conference to answer critics’ concerns about the contents of…
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Elections are expensive! New FEC data drops by midnight

Posted by  ▪  July 15, 2015

…very expensive.

Elections are expensive! New FEC data drops by midnight

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7/15/2015 at 2:45pm
Yard signs. 4x8s. Pens. T-shirts. Bumper stickers. Magnets. Hats. Staff. Transportation. Food. Lodging. Web development. Graphic design. Ad buys. Social media outreach. Video production. Event planning. On and on it goes—political campaigns are expensive. Even on a statewide or local level, it takes an enormous amount of time, energy, and…
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Concealed Carry: It’s Booming!

Posted by  ▪  July 15, 2015

New John Lott Report

Concealed Carry: It’s Booming!

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7/15/2015 at 1:00pm
Dr. John R. Lott Jr., who runs the Crime Prevention Research Center (CPRC), today released yet another of the Center’s outstanding reports, entitled: “Concealed Carry Permit Holders Across the US”. (The full report is embedded at the bottom of this post.) The report’s biggest takeaway was the continued acceleration of concealed carry…
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Branco Cartoon – Speechless In San Francisco

Posted by  ▪  July 15, 2015

Not worth his time.

Branco Cartoon – Speechless In San Francisco

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7/15/2015 at 11:30am
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Surveillance footage shows moments before El Chapo’s escape

Posted by  ▪  July 15, 2015

…and just like that, he’s gone

Surveillance footage shows moments before El Chapo’s escape

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7/15/2015 at 10:10am
On Saturday, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman escaped from Mexico’s maximum security Altiplano Prison. As head of the infamous Sinaloa drug cartel, it wasn’t Guzman’s first run in with the law—and it wasn’t even his first prison break from a maximum security facility. In new surveillance footage released by the Mexican government,…
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One Third of Vets on Healthcare Waitlist Already Dead

Posted by  ▪  July 15, 2015

America’s shame…

One Third of Vets on Healthcare Waitlist Already Dead

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7/15/2015 at 8:30am
According to a document leaked to the Huffington Post, over 200,000 veterans waiting for healthcare have already died: Leaked Document: Nearly One-Third Of 847,000 Veterans In Backlog For VA Health Care Already Died WASHINGTON — More than 238,000 of the 847,000 veterans in the pending backlog for health care through the Department of…
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Obama spikes Iran Nuke football

Posted by  ▪  July 15, 2015

Obama runs to Thomas Friedman at NY Times for softball interview.

Obama spikes Iran Nuke football

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7/15/2015 at 7:16am
President Obama defended his deal to Iran to Thomas Friedman of The New York Times yesterday. It was a bad deal and it represented a retreat on nearly every single element of the deal. In any case this is what Obama told Friedman: “We are not measuring this deal by whether it is…
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Obama sweeps history toward the Mullahs

Posted by  ▪  July 14, 2015

A grand bargain with evil.

Obama sweeps history toward the Mullahs

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7/14/2015 at 9:30pm
I can’t recall an event since I started this website in 2008 that has been as historically consequential as the nuclear deal the United States and five other countries just struck with Iran. It is the sweep of history. The deal is Obama’s deal. He drove it, he crafted it with John Kerry…
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Victory for eyebrow threaders in Texas

Posted by  ▪  July 14, 2015

Entrepreneurs win against the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation

Victory for eyebrow threaders in Texas

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7/14/2015 at 7:55pm
Texas Entrepreneurs are celebrating a recent state Supreme Court decision. The decision involved Texas Occupational licenses. “Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) violated the state constitution when it ordered eyebrow threaders—who practice a traditional South Asian method of using only cotton thread to remove eyebrow hair— to stop working unless…
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The world of post-SCOTUS gay marriage and church insurance

Posted by  ▪  July 14, 2015

As told by one of our readers

The world of post-SCOTUS gay marriage and church insurance

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7/14/2015 at 6:20pm
Last week, we took a look at an insurance notification received by a church in Oregon. National Review’s David French originally reported the story. Those fearful Obergefell v. Hodges could spell trouble for religious liberty were validated much sooner than anticipated. Less than 48 hours after the decision was handed down, New York…
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