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Obama’s Delusions Continue

Posted by  ▪  June 2, 2015

America has become “the most respected country on earth” under his watch!

Obama’s Delusions Continue

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6/2/2015 at 10:00am
As I was joining a friend for lunch at a local craft beer establishment, I caught this bumper sticker that I can’t help but share with you. Today, this sentiment is even more true. You may recall last week that a Fox News pundit referred to President Obama as “delusional” over his claims…
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Another Member of Team Obama Joins MSM

Posted by  ▪  June 2, 2015

Former Obama aide Dan Pfeiffer is now a CNN contributor.

Another Member of Team Obama Joins MSM

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6/2/2015 at 8:30am
Now that former Obama aide Dan Pfeiffer is joining CNN, the number of Obama administration officials in the mainstream media has shot up to five. David Axelrod and Robert Gibbs are on the payroll at MSNBC, and CNN is also home to former “Green Jobs Czar” Van Jones. Jay Carney also…
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SCOTUS swats down Abercrombie headscarf case

Posted by  ▪  June 2, 2015

East Coast collegiate style? Non-constitutional. Sort of.

SCOTUS swats down Abercrombie headscarf case

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6/2/2015 at 7:00am
Yesterday, fledgling retailer Abercrombie & Fitch lost their anti-hijab case in the Supreme Court. Amy provided background when SCOTUS heard oral arguments in February: Back in 2008, Samantha Elauf, an observant Muslim, applied and was interviewed for a job at teen-friendly retailer Abercrombie & Fitch. She impressed the hiring manager, but when…
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I leave town for two weeks, and look what happens

Posted by  ▪  June 1, 2015

While the cat’s away.

I leave town for two weeks, and look what happens

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6/1/2015 at 7:30pm
I’m into my second week of my voyage through Israel, and look what happened to my hometown (as he chokes a little on his hummus) of Ithaca, NY. Never was like that before. Uh hum. (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s);…
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SCOTUS treads lightly on internet threats

Posted by  ▪  June 1, 2015

Free speech on social media, still up for discussion

SCOTUS treads lightly on internet threats

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6/1/2015 at 5:45pm
Remember Anthony Elonis? He was sentenced to four years in federal prison after he posted original rap lyrics and other content concerning his wife, co-workers, a kindergarten class, and even a federal agent. A lower court held that Elonis’ posts constituted a “true threat” against those mentioned in his rants, and…
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Our Changing Moral Climate

Posted by  ▪  June 1, 2015

One activity still rates universal disapproval

Our Changing Moral Climate

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6/1/2015 at 4:15pm
More Americans are finding certain behaviors morally acceptable that are nevertheless still widely considered unacceptable. In other words, approval (though still low) of these behaviors has been creeping up: While a select few actions remain deeply taboo for much of the country, there has been an increasing shift to moral…
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Houthi rebels release American hostage

Posted by  ▪  June 1, 2015

Crisis ongoing

Houthi rebels release American hostage

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6/1/2015 at 2:45pm
Finally—a hostage crisis that didn’t end in bloodshed. (Yet.) Today Houthi rebels released the first of several American hostages currently being held in Yemen. Casey L. Coombs was held by the Iranian-backed group for two weeks in the capital city of Sanaa before his family was informed of his successful transfer out…
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In at #9: Lindsey Graham

Posted by  ▪  June 1, 2015

“American weakness anywhere hurts us everywhere”

In at #9: Lindsey Graham

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6/1/2015 at 1:15pm
We’re going to need a bigger stage, people. Today, Lindsey Graham stood up before an enthusiastic crowd in Central, South Carolina, and announced his bid for President of the United States, making him the ninth Republican to jump in the race. He focused mainly on highlighting his foreign policy and national…
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Rand Paul Just Alienated Even More Voters

Posted by  ▪  June 1, 2015

Counterculture goes counterproductive

Rand Paul Just Alienated Even More Voters

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6/1/2015 at 11:35am
Yesterday, I posed the conundrum of Rand Paul as an investment for major donors. From my perspective, the ratio of risk to reward tilts too heavily toward the former, and is a major cause of Paul’s fundraising troubles. I floated the idea that, contrary to some commentary from the pro-Paul camp,…
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The War on Police Claims More Victims in Baltimore

Posted by  ▪  June 1, 2015

Who suffers most when the police are the villains?

The War on Police Claims More Victims in Baltimore

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6/1/2015 at 10:00am
Baltimore has been out of the national conversation for a couple of weeks. Freddie Gray is dead. Six police officer have now been indicted in his death. Last weekend, Memorial Day weekend, Baltimore was one of several cities that saw a spike in violence. At that point Baltimore had 35 homicides…
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Move Over, ObamaPhone; Here Comes the ObamaNet

Posted by  ▪  June 1, 2015

Expect increases on your bill to pay for “free” internet

Move Over, ObamaPhone; Here Comes the ObamaNet

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6/1/2015 at 8:30am
The history of the Lifeline (aka Obamaphone) program is often cited by progressives as a Republican scheme, and in some ways, it is.  As Daniel Greenfield explains: At the same time it should be recognized that the roots of this monstrosity began under Bush when the [Universal Service Fund] USF was used…
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Branco Cartoon – On the World Stage

Posted by  ▪  June 1, 2015

Break a leg.

Branco Cartoon – On the World Stage

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6/1/2015 at 7:00am
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Israelis shelter in place near Gaza

Posted by  ▪  May 31, 2015

All along the Gaza border, Israel is building shelters and people are staying.

Israelis shelter in place near Gaza

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5/31/2015 at 8:30pm
Our journey off the usual tourist trail through Israel continued today with a visit to border areas near Gaza. Sderot is famous for being the closest Israeli town to Gaza, and the first and most frequent target. The Sderot Media Center has a wealth of information. Because Sderot is so close, the town…
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Would you invest in Rand Paul?

Posted by  ▪  May 31, 2015

…for now, donors keep their distance

Would you invest in Rand Paul?

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5/31/2015 at 7:00pm
Rand Paul is in trouble. At least, it looks like Rand Paul is in trouble. When answering questions about fundraising posed by Politico last week, spokesmen from both the official campaign and America’s Liberty PAC couched on their actual numbers. PAC spokesman Jesse Benton may have revealed much more than he intended…
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Most Democrats Want Illegal Immigrants to Vote

Posted by  ▪  May 31, 2015

Who would benefit?

Most Democrats Want Illegal Immigrants to Vote

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5/31/2015 at 5:30pm
According to a recent poll from Rasmussen, a shockingly high number of Democrats think that non-citizens should be allowed to vote in America’s elections: Most Democrats Think Illegal Immigrants Should Vote Are voters ready to let illegal immigrants vote? A sizable number, including most Democrats, are. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds…
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Cruz: No Federal Funds for Universities that Boycott Israel

Posted by  ▪  May 31, 2015

“BDS is premised on a lie.”

Cruz: No Federal Funds for Universities that Boycott Israel

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5/31/2015 at 4:00pm
Professor Jacobson has written extensively about the BDS movement and the effort to boycott the boycotters. Senator Ted Cruz has a new idea. Take federal funds away from schools that boycott Israel. He made the remarks at the Champion of Jewish Values International Awards Gala. Among attendees was Sheldon Adelson, an influential…
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New Yorker Cover Indicative Of How Media Sees The GOP

Posted by  ▪  May 31, 2015

Where’s the diversity? Oh, right . . .

New Yorker Cover Indicative Of How Media Sees The GOP

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5/31/2015 at 2:30pm
“Don’t you someday want to see a woman president of the United States of America?” That was a line from a speech Hillary Clinton recently delivered for a gathering of the pro-abortion PAC, EMILY’s List. It was delivered with all of the warmth and charm we’ve come to expect from the former Secretary…
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