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Democrats to Obama – Stop trying to help us!

Posted by  ▪  October 23, 2014

“The ineptitude of the White House political operation has sunk from annoying to embarrassing.”

It’s remarkable to watch Democrats scrambling to get away from Obama just six years after they and the media declared the death of the GOP. The latest example comes from Josh Kraushaar of National Journal: Senate Democratic Officials Start Lashing Out at White House The relationship between the White House and Senate Democr…
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Obama’s trouble with crowds

Posted by  ▪  October 23, 2014

Has the President lost his luster?

While most Democrats are desperately trying to distance themselves from President Obama, Illinois Democrats are safe from the President’s campaign death kiss. Monday night, President Obama headlined a campaign rally for Illinois Senator Dick Durban and Illinois Governor Pat Quinn. As Rebel Pundit pointed out: ABC 7 reporter Charles Thomas stated the Jones Convocation…
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Hong Kong’s “Umbrella Revolution” Update: Government Floods Students with Bureaucracy

Posted by  ▪  October 23, 2014

Hong Kong’s 1-percenters are staying out of the mix, for now.

My husband and step-daughter are touring Asia, so I asked them what the coverage of the Hong Kong protests has been like. Instead of sending out officials and experts to offer false assurances, the Chinese stations simply black out the reports about the demonstrations. However, my husband indicates that many people…
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Parliament Shootings an Act of Terrorism

Posted by  ▪  October 23, 2014

Terrorists “will have no safe haven,” says Canadian PM Stephen Harper.

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper had strong words for the attacker who opened fire at the National War Monument before moving on to the halls of Parliament in Ottawa on Wednesday. Harper’s comments come in the wake of the fatal shooting of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, 24, who was a reservist in…
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Branco Cartoon – Grim Reapings

Posted by  ▪  October 23, 2014

But who’s counting.

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Wendy Davis, Troll Target

Posted by  ▪  October 22, 2014

She’s really on a roll.

If Texas politics is the wild west, then the Wendy Davis campaign is currently on a slow jog through the desert at high noon. Twitter exploded this evening when a member of the College Republicans in Virginia caught the “@WendyDavisTexas” Twitter account (Davis’s personal account) claiming that a picture of several…
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Elizabeth Warren: My historically underrepresented group treated differently in Senate

Posted by  ▪  October 22, 2014

Must be Senate Dems doing it, or she’d name names.

Oh, thaaaaaatttttt historically underrepresented group. Not the one you were thinking of. Via CNN: Sen. Elizabeth Warren told CNN she has been treated differently as a woman in the clubby upper chamber — echoing the general sentiments of her colleague Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, who wrote about sexism in the Senate in a recent…
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Terror Attack at Jerusalem Light Rail Stop Leaves Baby Dead, 7 Others Injured

Posted by  ▪  October 22, 2014

Attack in Israel’s Capital

Earlier today, a Palestinian drove his car off the road into a group of people who had just gotten off Jerusalem’s light rail at the Ammunition Hill stop, killing a three month old baby and injuring seven others. The Times of Israel reports: “A private car which arrived from the direction of the…
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Busted: James O’Keefe Catches CO Dems Advocating “Awesome” Voter Fraud

Posted by  ▪  October 22, 2014

“So really, truly, like yeah, that is awesome.”

For Colorado Democrats, voter fraud isn’t just a way of life—it’s an awesome way of life. James O’Keefe has released more raw footage showing employees of three separate Democratic groups in Colorado—Work For Progress, Greenpeace, and the Rep. Joe Salazar campaign—directly condoning James’ suggestions about how to commit voter fraud using…
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Michael Brown Autopsy A Further Blow To #Ferguson Racial Narrative

Posted by  ▪  October 22, 2014

Gunpowder stippling found inside injury strongly suggests Brown’s hand was on Wilson’s pistol when it fired.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch has obtained and released the official autopsy report of Mike Brown, the black man shot and killed by Police Officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, MO this past August.  (The autopsy report is embedded below.) The item in the report that perhaps sheds the greatest light on the circumstances of…
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The Death of Klinghoffer

Posted by  ▪  October 22, 2014

Operatic sympathy for the terrorists

Yesterday was the opening of controversial opera “The Death of Klinghoffer” at New York’s Lincoln Center. The occasion was marked by turmoil: Demonstrators, primarily associated with Jewish groups, plan to rally outside Lincoln Center with 100 wheelchairs, in honor of the slain handicapped Leon Klinghoffer, on whom “The Death of Klinghoffer” …
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Jeanne Shaheen – Proud Member of the 99 Percent

Posted by  ▪  October 22, 2014

New Hampshire Democrat admits she votes with Obama 99% of the time.

If you missed the debate between Scott Brown and Jeanne Shaheen in New Hampshire last night, consider yourself lucky. Brown did very well despite the tremendous odds stacked against him. The debate was sponsored in part by the University of New Hampshire and moderated by the not-at-all biased Chuck Todd of NBC…
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Supreme Court arguments reenacted with dogs

Posted by  ▪  October 22, 2014

And it’s everything you hoped it would be

HBO’s Last Week Tonight is easily the best satirical news program on TV these days. Hosted by Daily Show alum John Oliver, Last Week Tonight is all over the spectrum ideologically, but regularly has me in stitches. Recently, Last Week Tonight noticed video cameras are not allowed to film SCOTUS oral arguments. Oliver…
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Democratic candidates get some “help” from Obama

Posted by  ▪  October 22, 2014

With a friend like this, who needs an enemy?

Ouch, this must hurt: President Obama delivered a blow to Democratic Senate candidates looking to distance themselves from his flagging approval ratings Monday… “The bottom line is though, these are all folks who vote with me; they have supported my agenda in Congress; they are on the right side of minimum wage; they…
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Hope springs eternal

Posted by  ▪  October 22, 2014

Falling Stars

From Ted: Professor, Hope springs eternal in Hurst, TX. This Prius (the jokes write themselves…) displays a trifecta of leftist lunacy. I’m surprised, though, that the driver isn’t supporting Warren in ’16.
 
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Travel Restrictions from Ebola Countries Imposed

Posted by  ▪  October 21, 2014

But no travel ban…yet.

Today DHS imposed a set of travel restrictions that will funnel all travelers coming from countries suffering from Ebola outbreaks through 5 major airports in the U.S. Although these restrictions will not close off ports of entry to these travelers, they will force all travelers coming from those West African countries…
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“Who’s really obsessed with race?” Prager U Video Takes Liberals to Task

Posted by  ▪  October 21, 2014

“The conservative position is that blacks have repeatedly proven they can compete with anyone without the demeaning benefits of lower standards.”

“Hardly a day goes by that someone of prominence—a politician, a talk show host, an entertainer—doesn’t call a conservative, or conservatives generally, a racist.” Maybe it’s just because we’re in the middle of an election cycle, but it seems like the liberals out there are getting more and more brazen in their…
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