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#CharlieHebdo after-assessment: “A bleak analysis of a bleak reality”

Posted by  ▪  January 14, 2015

The Obama administration dares not say its name.

#CharlieHebdo after-assessment: “A bleak analysis of a bleak reality”

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1/14/2015 at 8:45pm
The Obama administration has engaged in absurd linguistic gymnastics to pretend that the terrorists who shot up Charlie Hebdo and the HyperCasher supermarket merely were individuals who happened to adopt radical Islamic extremism almost by chance.  Could have been any extremism, we’re told. Generic “extremism” is the problem, as if it lived…
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Gallup: Americans Skeptical of New Congress

Posted by  ▪  January 14, 2015

Outlook not so rosy

Gallup: Americans Skeptical of New Congress

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1/14/2015 at 7:40pm
Republicans may have just executed a historical midterm coup, but the American people are still skeptical about the new Congress’ ability to rebuild trust with the American people. The 113th Congress was famously divided—and famously unpopular. It ended 2014 with its approval rating bottomed out at 16%. A new poll conducted…
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New #IRSscandal e-mails reveal a very paranoid Lois Lerner

Posted by  ▪  January 14, 2015

“…can we put this off please?”

New #IRSscandal e-mails reveal a very paranoid Lois Lerner

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1/14/2015 at 6:10pm
Since 2013, we have been investigating charges that the IRS deliberately targeted and discriminated against conservative organizations that applied for tax-exempt status. Now, watchdog group Judicial Watch has uncovered even more evidence that the Washington office had something to hide during the initial Congressional investigations. Today’s document release by Judicial Watch…
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France is cracking down on “hate speech”

Posted by  ▪  January 14, 2015

Hate speech vs. free speech

France is cracking down on “hate speech”

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1/14/2015 at 4:30pm
This seems to be a disturbing development in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo killings: France ordered prosecutors around the country to crack down on hate speech, anti-Semitism and those glorifying terrorism… Authorities said 54 people had been arrested for hate speech and defending terrorism since terror attacks killed 20 people in Paris…
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House funding bill blocks Obama’s amnesty — Shutdown or Capitulation to follow?

Posted by  ▪  January 14, 2015

Will Obama risk homeland security over his immigration plan?

House funding bill blocks Obama’s amnesty — Shutdown or Capitulation to follow?

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1/14/2015 at 3:00pm
John Boehner gave a speech today that I could have written for him about Obama’s lawless immigration actions. The speech hit all the right notes in connection with passage of a House funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security which blocks using funds for Obama’s executive immigration plan. That plan, devised by…
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Yemen’s al-Qaida cell claims attacks on Charlie Hebdo

Posted by  ▪  January 14, 2015

Republicans seek to block Gitmo releases.

Yemen’s al-Qaida cell claims attacks on Charlie Hebdo

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1/14/2015 at 1:29pm
Yemen’s al-Qaida branch has officially claimed responsibility for last week’s terror attacks against satirical French newspaper Charlie Hebdo. In two separate videos, one taken the day of the attack and another, longer message from the top al-Qaida commander in the Arabian Peninsula, the group takes responsibility for the attacks and warns…
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Another time for choosing

Posted by  ▪  January 14, 2015

Choose freedom and free societies… and Israel.

Another time for choosing

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1/14/2015 at 11:30am
Ronald Reagan’s “A Time for Choosing” speech set forth the stark choice facing free societies in the fight against Communism: After the attacks in France and throughout Europe on Jews, often motivated and perpetrated in the name of anti-Zionism, it’s no longer possible to sit on the sidelines. It’s another time for choosing. Whatever…
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Good news, America! Our kids have a new Food Czar!

Posted by  ▪  January 14, 2015

“Food Justice Warrior” wants “transformation of the current food system”.

Good news, America! Our kids have a new Food Czar!

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1/14/2015 at 10:00am
When the spread of Ebola in this country was of paramount concern, President Obama hired an “Ebola Czar.” Now, as more and more school districts are giving Michelle Obama’s signature school lunch program a double F minus, she has tapped a new “Food Czar”. First lady Michelle Obama on Thursday announced the new…
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Obama Admin to Fight ‘Anti-Jihad’ Articles

Posted by  ▪  January 14, 2015

Claim they’re doing it for the troops.

Obama Admin to Fight ‘Anti-Jihad’ Articles

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1/14/2015 at 8:30am
What is wrong with this picture? Neil Munro of The Daily Caller reports that Obama is planning to use his influence as president to run interference in the media on behalf of Jihadists. Naturally, he’s doing it for the troops: White House: Obama Will Fight Media To Stop Anti-Jihad Articles President Barack Ob…
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Feminists claim they won the Golden Globes

Posted by  ▪  January 14, 2015

The crossover between modern feminism and textbook sexism.

Feminists claim they won the Golden Globes

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1/14/2015 at 7:00am
2015: the year feminism won all the things… or at least an entire award show. Nestled in between articles like, “The Thong is Dead!” and “17 Butts From ‘Dating Naked,'” the astute publication Cosmopolitan recounted the Golden Globe award show in an intellectually stimulating article entitled, “Who Won the Golden Globes? Women….
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Obama admin’s “politically correct, college campus-style nonsense”

Posted by  ▪  January 13, 2015

Obama, the Paris Solidarity March and Radical Islam — My appearance on Point of View Radio

Obama admin’s “politically correct, college campus-style nonsense”

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1/13/2015 at 9:00pm
The Obama administration has admitted it dropped the ball when it came to not sending any senior administration official to the Paris Solidarity March. The latest iteration is that no one apparently told the President that this was going to be a big deal. Huh? This is the President who has made a…
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Beyoncégate 2015: Whose narrative is it anyway?

Posted by  ▪  January 13, 2015

The culture optic matters. Don’t kill it.

Beyoncégate 2015: Whose narrative is it anyway?

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1/13/2015 at 7:24pm
Former Governor and possible presidential candidate Mike Huckabee had some strong words for the Obama family in defense of traditional values and responsible parenting—and of course, they’re making waves all over the media. From AP: Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee has accused President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, of double standards in…
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Will Obama declare war on ISIS?

Posted by  ▪  January 13, 2015

An end to the foreign policy messaging disaster?

Will Obama declare war on ISIS?

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1/13/2015 at 5:32pm
The Obama Administration’s foreign policy has from the start been plagued by a near-fatal dose of mixed messaging regarding the actions of our enemies, our mission in the Middle East, and the place the American military should hold in the context of the global economy. Late last year, members of Congress…
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Are US “negotiations” encouraging an intransigent Iran?

Posted by  ▪  January 13, 2015

According to the NYTimes Khamenei’s skepticism of American motives “is not unfounded”

Are US “negotiations” encouraging an intransigent Iran?

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1/13/2015 at 4:00pm
On Sunday, the New York Times ran an editorial that compares President Barack Obama with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani—they’re clearly both moderates facing hard liners in their own governments—and provided an explanation Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei’s intransigence, claiming: But Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, who will have the last word on any…
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Settle for Hillary: Elizabeth Warren not “going” to run for President

Posted by  ▪  January 13, 2015

Remember when Obama said he wasn’t going to run? Sleep well, Hillary, sleep well.

Settle for Hillary: Elizabeth Warren not “going” to run for President

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1/13/2015 at 2:30pm
Until now, it’s been purely present tense. “I am not running for President.” The tea leaf readers were undeterred, insisting that Warren had not ruled out running in the future. BREAKING: A possible twist. Someone asked Warren if she is “going to run” for President, and she said “No.” Granted, the words “going to run” did…
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Taiwanese Animators ask “Where Was Obama?” (#CharlieHebdo)

Posted by  ▪  January 13, 2015

Sleeping at home?

Taiwanese Animators ask “Where Was Obama?” (#CharlieHebdo)

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1/13/2015 at 1:00pm
TomoNews, which has created so many great animations, has one regarding Obama’s absence from the Paris Solidarity March. I prefer the Chinese version with English subtitles (embedded below) but if you are too lazy to read the screen, you can find the full English version here. $(“#movideo-player-element”).player({ apiKey: “movideoNM-Tomo-US”, appAlias: {flash:”NMTomoUS-universal-flash”,android:”NMTomoUS-universal-android”,ipad:”NMTomoUS-universal-iPad”,iphone:”NMTomoUS-universal-iPhone”}, mediaId: 181068072124416…
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Mitt Trounces Jeb in Reader Poll

Posted by  ▪  January 13, 2015

Reader Poll Results: Mittmentum or Jebabhorrence?

Mitt Trounces Jeb in Reader Poll

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1/13/2015 at 11:40am
I didn’t see this coming. When Aleister posted the Reader Poll matching Mitt versus Jeb, I thought there would be a relatively close split. We deliberately forced the readership into that choice to get a sense of how people who normally would not vote for either in a primary would split between the…
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