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Juggernaut of conservative legislation coming to a state near you

Posted by  ▪  January 5, 2015

WaPo: Be afraid of Republicans in state governments. Be very afraid.

Juggernaut of conservative legislation coming to a state near you

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1/5/2015 at 10:00am
For the last several weeks, we’ve been living in a sort of Twilight Zone episode where many people on the left including Obama and the media haven’t realized how big the midterms were for Republicans. Until now. Reid Wilson of the Washington Post has just begun to notice: Republicans in state governments plan…
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Sharpton: Race-Hustling for Profit

Posted by  ▪  January 5, 2015

Pay up…or else

Sharpton: Race-Hustling for Profit

http://youtu.be/WKT_iwg9xbY
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1/5/2015 at 8:30am
When he’s not fighting with the teleprompter or holding rallies that summon Black Jesus, Al Sharpton stays pretty busy. But how does he make the big bucks? Isabel Vincent and Melissa Klein of the New York Post have the skinny: Want to influence a casino bid? Polish your corporate image? Not…
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Branco Cartoon – The Cavalry

Posted by  ▪  January 5, 2015

Here they come to save the day.

Branco Cartoon – The Cavalry

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1/5/2015 at 7:00am
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Egypt’s President Sisi calls for Islamic Religious Revolution

Posted by  ▪  January 4, 2015

The rise of ISIS may be a motivating factor.

Egypt’s President Sisi calls for Islamic Religious Revolution

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1/4/2015 at 8:00pm
Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi started 2015 with a bang. In a speech connected to the birthday celebrations for the Prophet Muhammad, Sisi said, “… we are in need of a religious revolution.” Via Roger Simon of PJ Media is this clip from writer Raymond Ibrahim’s translation of a New Year’s Day…
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American Historical Association rejects anti-Israel Resolutions

Posted by  ▪  January 4, 2015

Sanity prevails, a good start to the New Year.

American Historical Association rejects anti-Israel Resolutions

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1/4/2015 at 6:20pm
At the American Historical Association annual meeting in New York City, an anti-Israel group called Historians Against the War sought to present two anti-Israel resolutions (here and here). Neither resolution called for a boycott of Israel, because they knew that would not pass (the AHA apparently is not controlled by anti-Israel radical…
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Net Neutrality decision coming in February

Posted by  ▪  January 4, 2015

No more public commentary. It’s time to decide the future of the internet.

Net Neutrality decision coming in February

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1/4/2015 at 4:46pm
Get ready for the next big net neutrality fight, because it’s coming sooner than you think. The FCC has released statements indicating that it’s ready to decide the future of the internet, and will do so at its February 26th monthly meeting. The Washington Post had it first: President Obama’s top telecom regulator,…
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IDF soldiers share their food with Palestinian teens

Posted by  ▪  January 4, 2015

Can you believe what these Israeli monsters did?

IDF soldiers share their food with Palestinian teens

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1/4/2015 at 3:12pm
Two Palestinian teens approached a group of IDF soldiers manning their post in Hebron, asking for food. The Israeli soldiers were more than happy to oblige. As United With Israel pointed out: The Arab media would have you believe that the IDF is butchering the allegedly poor, oppressed Palestinians. If that was…
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Rising Islamism, Falling Oil Threaten to Disintegrate Nigeria

Posted by  ▪  January 4, 2015

February’s national elections will be the country’s most important, and perhaps last, election

Rising Islamism, Falling Oil Threaten to Disintegrate Nigeria

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1/4/2015 at 1:00pm
With low oil prices threatening the country’s economic survival and the Islamic terrorist group Boko Haram threatening the lives citizens daily, Nigeria finds itself entering 2015 in a dangerous and deteriorating position. Back in April reports of Boko Haram’s abduction of 300 teenage girls in a Nigerian village shocked the mild sensibilities of…
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Louie Gohmert to challenge John Boehner for Speaker

Posted by  ▪  January 4, 2015

But does he have a chance?

Louie Gohmert to challenge John Boehner for Speaker

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1/4/2015 at 11:05am
Rep. Louie Gohmert announded on Fox and Friends this morning that he will challenge John Boehner for Speaker of the House: Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) announced on “Fox and Friends Weekend” this morning that he will challenge John Boehner for Speaker of the House when Congress returns to Washington this week. “We have…
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Funeral for #NYPD Officer Wenjian Liu

Posted by  ▪  January 4, 2015

Images and Video.

Funeral for #NYPD Officer Wenjian Liu

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1/4/2015 at 10:30am
Today Officer Wenjian Liu will be buried.  His partner, Rafael Ramos, was buried a week ago.  Both were assassinated by Ismaaiyl Brinsley, who posted online prior to the murders his anger over the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner. Officers attending the funeral have been ordered not to turn their backs…
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Obamacare Bill Coming Due

Posted by  ▪  January 4, 2015

“Those who underestimated their earnings could owe thousands of dollars.”

Obamacare Bill Coming Due

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1/4/2015 at 9:00am
Tax season is right around the corner and this year brings another consequence of the Affordable Care Act. Many Americans are going to discover that instead of getting a tax refund, they will owe money to the IRS. Tami Luhby of CNN Money reports: Obamacare tax surprise looming Obamacare enrollees who received subsidies to…
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Important Keystone XL Vote Happening Thursday

Posted by  ▪  January 4, 2015

Pipeline politics, Round 2

Important Keystone XL Vote Happening Thursday

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1/4/2015 at 7:30am
Last time the Keystone XL Pipeline showed up on our radar, it was when embattled former Louisiana Senator Mary Landrieu (D-efeated) attempted to use her support of the authorization bill to boost her spiraling poll numbers. That vote died at the hands of a single Democrat vote held hostage by former…
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Mike Huckabee signing off Fox News … to run for President?

Posted by  ▪  January 3, 2015

Considering a run, decision to be made in the spring.

Mike Huckabee signing off Fox News … to run for President?

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1/3/2015 at 7:45pm
Reports are that tonight will be Mike Huckabee’s last Saturday night show due to some political announcement he’s probably going to be making, if not tonight then soon. Reports that Governor Mike Huckabee considering running for President in 2016 so tonight is his last show on Fox News http://t.co/0fABz2yh1a — Greta Van Susteren…
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Mark Levin and Jonathan Gruber once agreed: No Obamacare subsidies on federal exchange

Posted by  ▪  January 3, 2015

Landmark Legal Foundation files Amicus Curiae Brief supporting challenge to subsidies on federal exchange.

Mark Levin and Jonathan Gruber once agreed: No Obamacare subsidies on federal exchange

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1/3/2015 at 6:20pm
King v. Burwell is the case the Supreme Court agreed to hear involving Obamacare subsidies on federal exchange. You will recall that the legal issue is whether the IRS violated the express provisions of Obamacare by issuing rules allowing taxpayers to claims federal subsidies when purchasing on the federal exchange, even though…
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Painting the Start of 2015 Red…with Measles!

Posted by  ▪  January 3, 2015

One infected passenger spread measles to 3 others during Christmas travel.

Painting the Start of 2015 Red…with Measles!

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1/3/2015 at 4:38pm
Some Americans are experiencing an entirely different way of “painting the town red” this New Year. Measles infections are being reported in a number of states. North Carolina’s case is sparking concerns about a possible outbreak. A case of red measles, also known as Rubeola, was diagnosed earlier this week in Moorseville, North…
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Bill Whittle: in 2015, “think small!”

Posted by  ▪  January 3, 2015

Here’s how you win big by thinking small. Happy 2015!

Bill Whittle: in 2015, “think small!”

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1/3/2015 at 2:35pm
Everything about America is big. We have big government, big schools, big corporations, and big containers of french fries that social etiquette doesn’t require we share with a friend. The strange thing about the wonderful bigness of everything we’re surrounded by is that we have no choice but to embrace the…
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Now They Tell Us: Dems Warn Not To Politicize CBO

Posted by  ▪  January 3, 2015

Keep the bureaucracy neutral? Eric Holder and Lois Lerner were unavailable for comment.

Now They Tell Us: Dems Warn Not To Politicize CBO

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1/3/2015 at 12:45pm
Democrats, who have spent the better part of the last six years politicizing… everything, are suddenly concerned that Republicans might politicize the Congressional Budget Office with a new appointment. Vicki Needham of The Hill reported: Dems warn GOP: No ‘ideologue’ in budget job Senate Democrats are warning Republicans to tread carefully with their selection…
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