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How does Obama Plan to Sell the Iran Nuclear Deal?

Posted by  ▪  August 9, 2015

He only needs to convince 180 people.

How does Obama Plan to Sell the Iran Nuclear Deal?

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8/9/2015 at 6:40pm
The approach of the President Barack Obama and his administration to the nuclear deal with Iran has been one of knocking down straw men and vilifying opponents of the deal as beholden to lobbyists, following mindless partisanship, and working against America’s national security. These are “dog whistle” remarks, which have brought out…
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EPA accident causes more water pollution than fracking does

Posted by  ▪  August 9, 2015

1 million gallons of acidic wastewater spills, creating environmental and PR catastrophe

EPA accident causes more water pollution than fracking does

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8/9/2015 at 5:00pm
When the history of the Obama administration is written, few agencies will top the Environmental Protection Agency for the thuggish misuse of regulatory power to work the President’s will. It’s just too bad that in the quest to shut down America’s coal industry, it failed to actually do the job it was…
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Voters Favor Deportation, Tougher Penalties More Than Government Does

Posted by  ▪  August 9, 2015

Close the border

Voters Favor Deportation, Tougher Penalties More Than Government Does

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8/9/2015 at 3:00pm
With illegal immigration and sanctuary cities a topic of hot debate, it’s interesting to note that voters think the federal government doesn’t do enough to deport illegal aliens.  Rasmussen reports: A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 60% of Likely U.S. Voters think the U.S. government is not aggressive enough…
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What will happen if Congress says No to Iran Deal?

Posted by  ▪  August 9, 2015

Status Quo better than a bad deal, fearmongering be damned.

What will happen if Congress says No to Iran Deal?

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8/9/2015 at 1:00pm
With each passing day, it looks more certain that Obama will get his way on Iran. The Republicans in Congress will not persuade enough of their blue colleagues to defy Obama. Not that this comes as a surprise. The President has run circles around Republicans for as long as anyone can remember. Why should…
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Ugliness: Iran deal supporters call Schumer a greedy, disloyal Jew

Posted by  ▪  August 9, 2015

Schumer feels the wrath.

Ugliness: Iran deal supporters call Schumer a greedy, disloyal Jew

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8/9/2015 at 11:00am
Ever since the White House leaked Thursday night that Sen. Chuck Schumer would be coming out against the Iran deal, the progressive movement has foamed at the mouth with vitriol directed Schumer’s way. Much of it is just the plain old progressive vitriol of the MoveOn.org, Daily Kos and netroots types. Schumer…
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CBS Interviews Walker But Only Wants to Talk About Trump

Posted by  ▪  August 9, 2015

“Is this appropriate language for a Republican candidate?”

CBS Interviews Walker But Only Wants to Talk About Trump

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8/9/2015 at 9:30am
Scott Walker appeared on CBS This Morning Friday to talk about his campaign and how he did in the debate. Oddly enough, as soon as Walker started talking about Hillary Clinton, Norah O’Donnell wanted to shift the conversation to Donald Trump and obviously wanted Walker to answer for Trump’s words and…
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#BlackLivesMatter protesters shut down Bernie Sanders event

Posted by  ▪  August 9, 2015

Progressive Dems unable to stand up to a handful of protesters.

#BlackLivesMatter protesters shut down Bernie Sanders event

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8/9/2015 at 7:30am
For the second time in a month, Bernie Sanders has been derailed by Black Lives Matter activists. The last time was at the Netroots Nation conference in Phoenix. This time it was at a campaign rally in Seattle, WA. John Wagner of the Washington Post reports: Bernie Sanders leaves Seattle stage after event…
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Welcome to the Facebook Election

Posted by  ▪  August 8, 2015

The battle will be fought online

Welcome to the Facebook Election

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8/8/2015 at 8:00pm
The digital space has become an increasingly important—and diverse, and lucrative, and powerful—medium for candidates to market themselves to voters. This election cycle, we’ve seen campaigns go to new lengths to make sure that their figurehead stays relevant and connected to voters who use the internet to get their daily dose…
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Navy to Post Armed Guards at Reserve Centers After Chattanooga

Posted by  ▪  August 8, 2015

It’s about time

Navy to Post Armed Guards at Reserve Centers After Chattanooga

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8/8/2015 at 6:30pm
If you’re one of the people who think it’s madness to prohibit the carrying of firearms in military workplaces, there’s some good news developing. The U.S. Navy is planning to place armed guards at reserve centers. NBC News reports: Chattanooga Shooting: Navy Plans Armed Guards for Reserve Centers After a gunman killed four M…
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Jindal: If Elected President, Will Send the IRS Into Planned Parenthood

Posted by  ▪  August 8, 2015

Do the ends justify the means?

Jindal: If Elected President, Will Send the IRS Into Planned Parenthood

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8/8/2015 at 5:00pm
When Lois Lerner preemptively “broke” the story in 2013 about the IRS targeting conservative groups from (at least) 2010 to the time leading up to the 2012 presidential election, there was outrage and a bit of curiosity because it was she, then director of the Exempt Organizations Unit of the IRS,…
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When will Dems unleash full “Palin treatment” on Carly Fiorina?

Posted by  ▪  August 8, 2015

Just wait for it.

When will Dems unleash full “Palin treatment” on Carly Fiorina?

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8/8/2015 at 3:00pm
A good way to predict the future is to look at the past. Using this approach, I have some predictions about what is likely to happen next in the campaign of my current favorite presidential aspirant: Carly Fiorina. To do so, I will look at what happened to Sarah Palin in the…
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Dems Announce Curiously Short and Delayed Debate Schedule

Posted by  ▪  August 8, 2015

It’s almost like they’re trying to protect someone.

Dems Announce Curiously Short and Delayed Debate Schedule

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8/8/2015 at 1:00pm
While everyone has been talking about the Republican debate on Thursday night, the Democratic Party finally announced its (small) debate schedule. It’s almost like the party wants to minimize the number of times Ms. Clinton appears in a debate with her challengers, some of whom are already complaining. CNN reported: CNN to host…
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Dick Durbin to crack whip for Iran nuke deal

Posted by  ▪  August 8, 2015

He has a history.

Dick Durbin to crack whip for Iran nuke deal

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8/8/2015 at 11:00am
Nasty, anti-Semitic accusations of dual loyalty, or worse, lack of loyalty to the U.S. are being thrown by progressives at Chuck Schumer for coming out against the Iran nuclear deal. We will have more on that in a separate post. Schumer is likely to lose his position as Senate Minority Leader when…
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School Superlatives Week at College Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  August 8, 2015

Your weekly report from the world of higher education.

School Superlatives Week at College Insurrection

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8/8/2015 at 9:00am
Every school is known for something, whether they like it or not. University of Illinois Named Nation’s Top Party School Emerson College Named Nation’s Top LGBTQ School Stanford Cited as Top Producer of Nobel Laureates It’s not always good to be known for things. Chancellor of U. Illinois Unhappy With Top Party School Ranking Anti-Semitism High on…
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Erick Erickson Uninvites Donald Trump from RedState Gathering

Posted by  ▪  August 8, 2015

“A bridge too far”

Erick Erickson Uninvites Donald Trump from RedState Gathering

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8/8/2015 at 7:30am
During an interview with CNN Friday night, GOP front-runner Donald Trump indicated he was less than impressed with Fox News host Megyn Kelly. Kelly was one of a panel of debate moderators in the first Republican Presidential Primary debate hosted by Fox News Thursday night. From CNN: In an interview with D…
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AACONS Interviews Allen West and Abby Johnson

Posted by  ▪  August 7, 2015

AACONS sits down with Allen West and Abby Johnson to discuss the news of the day.

AACONS Interviews Allen West and Abby Johnson

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8/7/2015 at 8:30pm
LTC Allen West is the CEO of the National Center for Policy Analysis. Previously he served as an United States Representative representing Florida’s 22nd and 18th Districts. He is a 22 year veteran of the military where he earned the rank of Lieutenant Colonel as well as a Bronze St…
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BREAKING: No Death Penalty for Colorado Movie Theatre Shooter

Posted by  ▪  August 7, 2015

Life in prison, no parole…developing…

BREAKING: No Death Penalty for Colorado Movie Theatre Shooter

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8/7/2015 at 6:57pm
Three years ago, James Holmes walked into the midnight showing of a new Batman movie, pulled out a gun, and opened fire into the crowd. He killed 12 people, injured 70 others, and referred to his victims as “collateral damage.” In the aftermath, the media scurried for explanations, blaming everything from…
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