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EmailGate Update: Spam filtering security problems, sinking poll numbers, and more

Posted by  ▪  March 16, 2015

EmailGate grows worse by the day

EmailGate Update: Spam filtering security problems, sinking poll numbers, and more

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3/16/2015 at 8:30pm
Hillary’s scandal woes aren’t disappearing any time soon. In fact, they’re only ballooning. 1. Spam filtering service likely had access to Hillary’s classified emails Monday, Dvorak Uncensored pointed out that a spam filtering service had access to Hillary’s classified emails. Longtime Clinton supporter, Mark Perkel runs a competing spam filtering service. Amidst the…
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Facebook allows “Artistic nudity,” bans “Dangerous Organizations”

Posted by  ▪  March 16, 2015

New community standards for a changing social network

Facebook allows “Artistic nudity,” bans “Dangerous Organizations”

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3/16/2015 at 7:15pm
Careful, now…”artistic nudity” could be coming to a Facebook timeline near you. No, seriously! Facebook updated its “community standards” this week with new instructions on how to keep your content in-bounds in an increasingly diverse online community. That diversity has given rise to a lot of confusion about what sorts of content…
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Vladimir Putin Safe in the Arms of His Comrades

Posted by  ▪  March 16, 2015

He’s already talking about nuclear war.

Vladimir Putin Safe in the Arms of His Comrades

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3/16/2015 at 5:30pm
Our long international nightmare (daydream?) is over—Vladimir Putin is back in action. Putin’s 10 day absence from the public eye launched the international media into a frenzy of rumors, speculation, and justified nervousness on the part of Putin’s political enemies. Some speculated that he had fallen ill, others that he had…
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John Kerry vs. Ted Cruz: Apocalyptic Child Scaring Edition

Posted by  ▪  March 16, 2015

One of them is using apocalyptic language and it’s not Ted Cruz

John Kerry vs. Ted Cruz: Apocalyptic Child Scaring Edition

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3/16/2015 at 4:00pm
Yes, we have to do this… again. Perpetual media malpractice requires searchable rebuttals to even the dumbest of mistruths, like the latest one about Ted Cruz. Speaking to the Strafford County Republican Committee in New Hampshire yesterday, Cruz was critical of the administration saying, “the Obama-Clinton foreign policy of leading from behind……
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California: Where Water and Money are Drying Up

Posted by  ▪  March 16, 2015

“Green” concerns stopping desalination facilities from being built have also evaporated.

California: Where Water and Money are Drying Up

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3/16/2015 at 2:30pm
The California “mega-drought” has officially gained the attention of the regulatory community. Recently, a NASA administrator pushed the panic button hard… by saying the Golden State had less than a year of water in its reserves and that it needs to start water rationing now! California will run out of water in 12…
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Cotton Letter Smokes Out Dangerous Concession to Iran

Posted by  ▪  March 16, 2015

Using Security Council to achieve “binding” agreement without Congress

Cotton Letter Smokes Out Dangerous Concession to Iran

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3/16/2015 at 1:00pm
The Wall Street Journal reported yesterday (Google link) that Secretary of State John Kerry is still upset about the open letter Sen. Tom Cotton (R – Ark.) wrote last week that was signed by 46 other Republican senators arguing that it was Congress’ role to review treaties. Mr. Kerry said on Saturday…
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Run, Al Gore, Run!

Posted by  ▪  March 16, 2015

Let’s make 2016 election all about Climate Change.

Run, Al Gore, Run!

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3/16/2015 at 11:30am
The broken clock at Vox.com is right about something. Al Gore should run for president: To many Democrats, the fight the party needs is clear: Hillary Clinton vs. Elizabeth Warren. But the differences between Warren and Clinton are less profound than they appear. Warren goes a bit further than Clinton does, both in…
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Welcome to the “open” internet

Posted by  ▪  March 16, 2015

400 pages of mandated “freedom”

Welcome to the “open” internet

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3/16/2015 at 10:30am
Two weeks ago, the FCC voted along party lines to change the internet as we know it. They did it in the name of “fairness,” and “equality,” and “adapting to a rapidly changing internet landscape.” A lot of meaningless platitudes boiled down to one simple idea: the necessary and inevitable takeover…
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Obama’s Iran deal imperiled by… Democrats?

Posted by  ▪  March 16, 2015

Logan Act loyalists hardest hit

Obama’s Iran deal imperiled by… Democrats?

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3/16/2015 at 8:30am
Last week, Senator Tom Cotton and 46 other Republican Senators penned an open letter to Iranian leaders, reiterating Congress’s constitutionally-guaranteed roll in negotiations with foreign powers. Democrats responded by mounting their high horses and leading the charge against the ’47 Traitors.’ But that was last week. A peek behind the curtain…
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Branco Cartoon – Fruit Loop Foreign Policy

Posted by  ▪  March 16, 2015

Iran is not impressed

Branco Cartoon – Fruit Loop Foreign Policy

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3/16/2015 at 7:00am
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Media Blaming Possible Failure of Iran Nuke Deal on Republicans

Posted by  ▪  March 15, 2015

“The White House actually is kind of happy, frankly, that it played out this way.”

Media Blaming Possible Failure of Iran Nuke Deal on Republicans

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3/15/2015 at 9:35pm
As we recently noted, every problem for Democrats is ultimately spun as the fault of Republicans and Obama’s policy on Iran is no exception. The panel on today’s edition of Face the Nation began laying the groundwork for talking points which will soon become all too familiar. Ryan Lovelace of National Review: CBS…
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New questions about Texas’ scandalous “Cop Watcher” bill

Posted by  ▪  March 15, 2015

What’s the *real* problem with HB 2918?

New questions about Texas’ scandalous “Cop Watcher” bill

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3/15/2015 at 8:25pm
The Texas legislature has a reputation for creating headlines, and HB 2918, authored by Dallas-area state Representative Jason Villalba (R-HD 114), might just be the “lege” scandal that we’ve all been waiting for. Texans don’t like it when you mess with their right to hold government accountable—especially when it comes to police…
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Anti-Israel boycotters tighten grip on American Studies Association

Posted by  ▪  March 15, 2015

Boycotters including Steven Salaita elected to National Council.

Anti-Israel boycotters tighten grip on American Studies Association

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3/15/2015 at 6:10pm
We have been tracking the descent of the American Studies Association into an anti-Israel political operation ever since the ASA’s boycott of Israel was proposed in late November 2013. Scroll though our American Studies Association Tag for the full history. The ASA move was part of the larger Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions…
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James Carville “suspects” fear of Louie Gohmert made Hillary hide emails

Posted by  ▪  March 15, 2015

Ah, the old “Louie Gohmert made me do it” defense.

James Carville “suspects” fear of Louie Gohmert made Hillary hide emails

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3/15/2015 at 4:15pm
James Carville has returned to his role of defender of all things Clinton. Appearing on ABC’s this week, hosted by his former fellow Clinton staffer George Stephanopoulos, Carville sought to dismiss the email scandal as a non-story. His defense was more revealing than he intended. Daniel Halper of the Weekly Standard: Carville: I…
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If Bibi loses, can Israel resist Obama’s regional goals?

Posted by  ▪  March 15, 2015

A guide to why this Israeli election matters, a lot

If Bibi loses, can Israel resist Obama’s regional goals?

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3/15/2015 at 2:30pm
On Tuesday Israel’s people will elect the 34th government of their country’s short 67 year history. PM Benjamin (Bibi) Netanyahu’s bid for reelection once looked rock solid, his Likud party guaranteed to come out ahead of the pack. Now, his political future is hanging on a thread. His main rival, the Zionist Union—a new…
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ISIS loses some freedom of movement

Posted by  ▪  March 15, 2015

But its travel plans remain ambitious

ISIS loses some freedom of movement

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3/15/2015 at 1:00pm
United States officials report that ISIS has lost 25% of the territory it once held. Although it would be good if that were true—and perhaps it is—the announcement sounded a bit hesitant: …a U.S. assessment…determined that Kurdish fighters are responsible for the majority of the territory retaken from ISIS in northern…
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Is Team Obama taking down Team Billary again?

Posted by  ▪  March 15, 2015

If Valerie Jarrett takes Billary down, she will have done the nation a favor, regardless of motive.

Is Team Obama taking down Team Billary again?

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3/15/2015 at 11:01am
While it’s way too early to assess the overall damage to Hillary Incorporated from the email, now document destruction, scandal, is does appear to be hurting Team Billary in ways that are hard to change: Public perception of a politician. While Billary is dreadfully tiresome and transparently faux in its lack of…
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