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George Bush opens up about Iran, 2016 race

Posted by  ▪  April 27, 2015

Miss W? I do.

George Bush opens up about Iran, 2016 race

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4/27/2015 at 4:00pm
When it comes to the Obama administration, George W. Bush doesn’t want to talk about it. Correction: he doesn’t normally want to talk about it. Since Bush left office, he has kept remarkably (and some say refreshingly) quiet about politics, policy, and the wrecking ball that is Team Obama. It’s…
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Georgetown demands edits to Christina Hoff Sommers video

Posted by  ▪  April 27, 2015

Trigger Warnings apparently not enough, after some students complain they are on the video.

Georgetown demands edits to Christina Hoff Sommers video

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4/27/2015 at 2:45pm
When I wrote my previous LI piece about Christina Hoff Sommers lecture at Georgetown, I hoped that the “trigger warnings” and “safe spaces” were the end to the attempted censorship of Dr. Sommers’ speech. The Clare Boothe Luce Policy Institute, for which I am the lecture director, sponsored the speech, and recorded it…
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Competing Narratives Add to Chaos in Yemen

Posted by  ▪  April 27, 2015

Iran Postures as Yemeni Ground Conflict Rages

Competing Narratives Add to Chaos in Yemen

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4/27/2015 at 1:05pm
Earlier this month, officials with the United Nations had a delicate situation on their hands. The situation in Yemen was spiraling, and their best laid plans were quickly being turned to rubble as Saudi coalition airstrikes smashed through key territory in an effort to protect strategic port cities from the advance…
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Will Supreme Court take blockbuster “John Doe” campaign case?

Posted by  ▪  April 27, 2015

Still waiting on what could be another groundbreaking campaign First Amendment case.

Will Supreme Court take blockbuster “John Doe” campaign case?

https://youtu.be/FPoSV9v7J1s
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4/27/2015 at 11:30am
The U.S. Supreme court has not yet decided whether to grant a petition for writ of certiorari to review a decision by the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals that ruled the federal courts should not have issued an injunction halting the “John Doe” investigation targeting conservative groups in Wisconsin. The case was…
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The Clintons: on being above the law

Posted by  ▪  April 27, 2015

Why wouldn’t they think so?

The Clintons: on being above the law

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4/27/2015 at 10:00am
Rand Paul said it just a couple of weeks ago, but a lot of people have thought it for a long time: I think the thing is about the Clintons is that there’s a certain sense that they think they’re above the law. There are some good reasons the Clintons might have come…
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Israel Establishes Red Lines for Iran and Hezbollah

Posted by  ▪  April 27, 2015

Taking a stand because Obama won’t

Israel Establishes Red Lines for Iran and Hezbollah

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4/27/2015 at 8:30am
Yesterday afternoon Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon warned Iran not to arm Hezbollah. “Iran continues to try and arm Hezbollah and it is striving to arm the Lebanese terror group with advanced weapons in every way it can, and by using every avenue,” Ya’alon said in a speech at Israel’s military headquarters…
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Branco Cartoon – Serving Time

Posted by  ▪  April 27, 2015

Hardly

Branco Cartoon – Serving Time

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4/27/2015 at 7:00am
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Blue Bell gets a lot of love from Texas

Posted by  ▪  April 26, 2015

The beloved Texas ice cream maker might be down, but they’re certainly not out

Blue Bell gets a lot of love from Texas

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4/26/2015 at 8:00pm
For the longest, Blue Bell was solely a Texas establishment. Their factory is right up the road from Houston. Kids would take school trips to the Blue Bell factory (and I imagine they still do). Everyone grew up looking forward to their seasonal offerings. And Blue Bell was the treat you…
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Baltimore reporter robbed on camera by rioting teenagers

Posted by  ▪  April 26, 2015

Chaos

Baltimore reporter robbed on camera by rioting teenagers

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4/26/2015 at 6:30pm
We’re slowly losing the distinction between the protest and the riot. Last night, chaos broke out in Baltimore after protests against the death of Freddie Gray turned into riots that damaged property and police cars, and resulted in the arrests of more than 30 people. Baltimore city officials denounced the violence as…
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Former Clinton Staffer Questions ‘Clinton Cash’ Author

Posted by  ▪  April 26, 2015

Is George Stephanopoulos believable as an objective journalist in this case?

Former Clinton Staffer Questions ‘Clinton Cash’ Author

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4/26/2015 at 5:00pm
George Stephanopoulos worked in the Bill Clinton administration as a senior adviser. In what way is he qualified to question the author of a book which seeks to expose alleged corruption of the Clintons? Peter Schweizer holds his own in this interview despite the aggressive and skeptical questions hurled at him throughout…
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Bill Whittle’s The Class of 2015: Book Burners Afraid of Matches

Posted by  ▪  April 26, 2015

BC student needs to be “protected” from speech by Condoleezza Rice

Bill Whittle’s The Class of 2015: Book Burners Afraid of Matches

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4/26/2015 at 3:30pm
In the newest edition of Afterburner, Bill Whittle focuses on higher education and some of the backwards thinking that exists in academia today. As an example, he points to a student who protested Condoleezza Rice as a speaker on campus without appreciating the fact that Rice is more authentic than many of…
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Top Five From Around the Web: These Kids Today

Posted by  ▪  April 26, 2015

“Straight Pride,” Black people can’t support Rand Paul?, ACLU and religious freedom, “Anti-Gay Day,” Criminalizing parenting

Top Five From Around the Web: These Kids Today

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4/26/2015 at 2:00pm
John S. Roberts reports that “Straight Pride” Posters Offend Some Students at Youngstown State University: To summarize, the school wants to be an “accepting campus”. They accept Gay Pride Week but not Straight Pride Week. It looks like they will accept you as long as you believe exactly what they believe. #Fail Roberts…
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White Privilege and White Supremacy: No White People Required

Posted by  ▪  April 26, 2015

Check your privilege . . . in absentia?

White Privilege and White Supremacy: No White People Required

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4/26/2015 at 12:00pm
White supremacy, white privilege, whatever you want to call it, it’s the attempt to “other” white people in America and to essentially blame all problems encountered by minorities on “white” power structures and on “white” justice systems. Obama and Eric Holder are big proponents, as we know, and as we’ve seen…
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Pope Francis and the politicized science of “Climate Change”

Posted by  ▪  April 26, 2015

Pope set to deliver summer encyclical

Pope Francis and the politicized science of “Climate Change”

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4/26/2015 at 10:00am
As I noted with the report on Chile’s Earth Day volcanic spectacular, the prime cause of climate change is Mother Nature. And while the eco-activists continue to gin-up man-made fear about “climate change”,  it appears that a new study, conducted by Duke University that looked at 1,000 years of temperature records, supports…
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Conservatives and Christians More Inclusive, Tolerant Than Progressives?

Posted by  ▪  April 26, 2015

It certainly seems so

Conservatives and Christians More Inclusive, Tolerant Than Progressives?

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4/26/2015 at 8:00am
This week has been very revealing in terms of what conservatives actually think and what progressives imagine we think.  The “big” question that kicked it all off was “would you attend a gay wedding?”  This was, apparently, supposed to separate the knuckle-dragging haters on the right from the sophisticated and pious…
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Frum: If Warren’s Sincere, She Simply Must Run

Posted by  ▪  April 25, 2015

And if she’s not?

Frum: If Warren’s Sincere, She Simply Must Run

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4/25/2015 at 8:00pm
David Frum’s naive delight in what he seems certain is Elizabeth Warren’s completely pure and altruistic populism leads him to insist that she’ll run for president, despite her repeated statements that she will not.  He writes, By now Warren knows (assuming she didn’t know before she arrived there) that the only thing…
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“Reclaim Australia” movement spreads Down Under

Posted by  ▪  April 25, 2015

Protests center on halal food rules, imposition of Sharia law, and female genital mutilation.

“Reclaim Australia” movement spreads Down Under

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4/25/2015 at 6:00pm
Last December, we followed the hostage crisis in Australia when Islamic cleric Man Haron Monis walked into a Sydney cafe armed with guns and extreme religious zeal. Since that time, many Australians have been re-evaluating the inclusive, feel-good policies toward Muslim immigrants supported by the government, including those that related to certification…
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