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Defense propo compares ISIS to a meat grinder

Posted by  ▪  March 27, 2015

Intense, gruesome, and accurate.

Defense propo compares ISIS to a meat grinder

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3/27/2015 at 4:00pm
The U.S. military is worried about ISIS—and not because of their violent offensive tactics. ISIS is good at propaganda. Really good. Their use of social media to recruit and promote themselves is unlike anything we’ve seen from an extremist group, and what’s worse—it’s working. Military officials believe that ISIS may even…
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AACONS Interviews Dr. Alveda King and Erick Stakelbeck

Posted by  ▪  March 27, 2015

AACONS sits down with Dr. Alveda King and Erick Stakelbeck to discuss the news of the day.

AACONS Interviews Dr. Alveda King and Erick Stakelbeck

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3/27/2015 at 2:30pm
Dr. Alveda King is a Pastoral Associate and Director of African-American Outreach for Priests for Life, a voice for the Silent No More Awareness Campaign, a former college professor, author of the bestseller, King Rules, and a Fox News Contributor, among many other roles and awards. She is also known…
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How to correctly express approval at a feminist conference

Posted by  ▪  March 27, 2015

To jazz hand or not to jazz hand?

How to correctly express approval at a feminist conference

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3/27/2015 at 1:00pm
Earlier this week, British feminists made mock-worthy headlines due to a request made at the Nation Union of Student’s women’s conference. The request? Some delegates are requesting that we move to jazz hands rather than clapping, as it’s triggering anxiety. Please be mindful! #nuswomen15— NUS Women’s Campaign (@nuswomcam) March 24, 2015 So how does…
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Congress ramps up attack on anti-Israel boycott movement

Posted by  ▪  March 27, 2015

Boycott Our Enemies, Not Israel Act introduced in House, as Senate joins House in proposing trade legislation.

Congress ramps up attack on anti-Israel boycott movement

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3/27/2015 at 11:30am
The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, conceived at the anti-Semitic 2001 Durban NGO Conference and rolled out with a 2005 boycott call from “Palestinian Civil Society,” is a weapon to isolate, demonize and dehumanize Israel and Israeli Jews. As documented here hundreds of times, the goal of BDS is the destruction…
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Obama Administration Scandal Bracketology

Posted by  ▪  March 27, 2015

It’s time to pick your winners/losers.

Obama Administration Scandal Bracketology

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3/27/2015 at 10:00am
President Barack Obama’s administration has been one rife with scandals. Some pertain directly to the President himself and his own actions–like the recent immigration executive order that some say unconstitutionally side-stepped Congress–and some to members of his administration, like the targeting of conservative groups by the IRS and the Secret Service’s…
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Bye-Bye Harry Reid

Posted by  ▪  March 27, 2015

Finally retiring, will not seek re-election.

Bye-Bye Harry Reid

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3/27/2015 at 8:30am
There have been few people as destructive to our political process and discourse as Harry Reid. His pugnacious antics have been a feature here since the inception of this blog. Finally, he’s retiring. From The NY Times: Senator Harry Reid, the tough tactician who has led Senate Democrats since 2005, will not seek re-election…
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Did Scott Walker change his immigration stance again?

Posted by  ▪  March 27, 2015

The Wall Street Journal suggests as much, but Walker’s spokeswoman says otherwise

Did Scott Walker change his immigration stance again?

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3/27/2015 at 7:00am
Yesterday the Wall Street Journal reported Scott Walker as having “adjusted his stance on immigration” at a private dinner in New Hampshire. After drawing intense criticism for supporting the eventual legalization of illegal immigrants currently in the United States, Walker made a bold move. Earlier this month, Governor Walker admittedly changed…
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Grandpa, what did you do to stop Iran building the bomb?

Posted by  ▪  March 26, 2015

Not enough, dear, not enough.

Grandpa, what did you do to stop Iran building the bomb?

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3/26/2015 at 9:30pm
I could imagine such a conversation some decades in the future, if and when I have grandchildren and they are old enough to comprehend the historical mistakes of prior generations. The deal being discussed does not eliminate Iran’s ability to produce nuclear weapons, it enshrines the process by international agreement so long…
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Things fall apart

Posted by  ▪  March 26, 2015

The center does not hold.

Things fall apart

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3/26/2015 at 8:32pm
THE SECOND COMING William Butler Yeats (1865-1939) Turning and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, The…
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Rick Perry’s new video provides a stark contrast to Cruz’s messaging

Posted by  ▪  March 26, 2015

Not all Texans are alike

Rick Perry’s new video provides a stark contrast to Cruz’s messaging

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3/26/2015 at 7:00pm
Though he’s yet to officially toss his hat in the ring, Governor Perry is quietly building out the framework for his 2016 run. Iowa is RickPAC’s latest release. Governor Perry’s message is markedly different from Senator Cruz’s for reasons other than his west Texas drawl — inclusion and experience. Senator Cruz formally launched…
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Guardsman arrested for throwing in with ISIS

Posted by  ▪  March 26, 2015

Insanity

Guardsman arrested for throwing in with ISIS

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3/26/2015 at 5:30pm
Last night, members of the FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force arrested a national guardsman at Chicago’s Midway Airport after a long-term investigation revealed that he was allegedly planning a terror attack on an Illinois military post. Army National Guard Spc. Hasan Edmonds, 22, was on his way to Cairo to join…
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Breaking: Reports indicate building collapses in Manhattan after explosion

Posted by  ▪  March 26, 2015

Developing

Breaking: Reports indicate building collapses in Manhattan after explosion

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3/26/2015 at 4:03pm
Just in: Reports indicate firefighters on are the scene after a building collapsed in Manhattan. The New York Post reports: As many as 30 people were hurt in the partial collapse of an East Village building Thursday afternoon, law-enforcement sources told The Post. The destruction near the corner of Second Avenue and East…
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Germanwings pilot crashed “deliberately”

Posted by  ▪  March 26, 2015

“This was voluntary, this was deliberate”

Germanwings pilot crashed “deliberately”

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3/26/2015 at 2:59pm
We now know a little bit more about the Germanwings pilot who deliberately crashed into a mountain, killing himself and 149 other people; but friends and family are still baffled as to why 28 year old Andreas Günter Lubitz would lock himself into the cockpit and initiate the plane’s deadly descent….
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Some Obamacare Customers Owe Taxes on…Their Tax Credit?

Posted by  ▪  March 26, 2015

The Affordable Care Act is anything but affordable.

Some Obamacare Customers Owe Taxes on…Their Tax Credit?

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3/26/2015 at 1:05pm
Some families who signed up for Obamacare and have been estimating what their tax returns are going to look like this year are in for a rude awakening. Due to mid-year income levels changing, nearly 50% of people who received an advance payment of the tax credit for Obamacare will have to…
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White House fighting reality of Yemen’s breakdown

Posted by  ▪  March 26, 2015

White House fighting reality of Yemen’s breakdown

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3/26/2015 at 11:35am
Someone needs to go check the cable connections at the White House, because the comms department clearly hasn’t watched TV or read the internet in the past month. Yesterday, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest executed what may be the most impressive whiff in recent memory. ABC News White House Correspondent…
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Feds have paid Politico nearly $1 Million for subscriptions

Posted by  ▪  March 26, 2015

How can a news agency offer “fair” reporting when it gets government handouts?

Feds have paid Politico nearly $1 Million for subscriptions

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3/26/2015 at 10:05am
I have a late entry for the annual “Egregious 8″ tournament, which pits wasteful government programs against each other. It turns out that blogging can be fun and profitable…for those websites on the government dole! Since Politico, a politics-focused website and newspaper, launched its subscription-based news service Politico Pro in 2011, government agencies…
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Not funny: Jon Stewart interviews Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Posted by  ▪  March 26, 2015

Jon Stewart misses her point.

Not funny: Jon Stewart interviews Ayaan Hirsi Ali

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3/26/2015 at 8:30am
Ayaan Hirsi Ali just published a new book which calls for reforms in Islam and she’s been making media appearances to promote it. This week she appeared on the Daily Show and came off as intelligent and well informed despite Jon Stewart’s repeated disrespectful attempts to take her off topic. As you’ll…
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