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Flashback Friday: Hillary attempts “Southern,” fails

Posted by  ▪  April 10, 2015

No. Just stop.

Flashback Friday: Hillary attempts “Southern,” fails

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4/10/2015 at 11:40am
Presidential election cycles are exciting times. Normally, we like to focus on the “important issues” facing our candidates—the sorts of things that can really make or break a candidacy like policy, polling numbers, or debate prowess (or lack thereof.) Too often we get wrapped up in the things that actually matter and…
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Clyburn Blames ALEC for Scott Shooting

Posted by  ▪  April 10, 2015

Any excuse to start a political fight…

Clyburn Blames ALEC for Scott Shooting

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4/10/2015 at 10:00am
ALEC, or the American Legislative Exchange Council is an organization that is described as such: “…is a nonprofit organization of conservative state legislators and private sector representatives that drafts and shares model state-level legislation for distribution among state governments in the United States. According to its website, ALEC “works to advance the fundamental…
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Indiana’s Memories Pizza Reopens

Posted by  ▪  April 10, 2015

$842,000 dollars richer…

Indiana’s Memories Pizza Reopens

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4/10/2015 at 8:30am
After being bombarded with threats last week for their traditionally Christian stance on marriage, Memories Pizza was forced to close. Yesterday, they reopened their doors with over $800,000 dollars in the bank. FOX News reported: Northern Indiana pizzeria that backed religious law reopens A northern Indiana pizzeria that closed after its owner supported Indiana’s…
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Dash Cam Footage of Walter Scott Shooting Released

Posted by  ▪  April 10, 2015

How could this happen?

Dash Cam Footage of Walter Scott Shooting Released

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4/10/2015 at 7:00am
Authorities have released more information regarding the police officer shooting of Walter Scott. Last weekend, cell phone footage surfaced showing South Carolina officer Michael Slager pursuing and then shooting a fleeing Scott several times in the back. The video evidence itself was damning, but it left a lot of people wondering…
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AACONS Interviews Allen West and Josh Blackman

Posted by  ▪  April 9, 2015

AACONS sits down with Allen West and Josh Blackman to discuss the news of the day.

AACONS Interviews Allen West and Josh Blackman

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4/9/2015 at 8:15pm
Allen West is CEO of the National Center for Policy Analysis. Formerly, he served as an US Representative representing Florida’s 22nd and 18th District. He is a 22 year veteran of the military where he earned the rank of Lieutenant Colonel as well as a Bronze Star and a Meritorious Service…
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The Obama Administration’s Nonproliferation Hypocrisy

Posted by  ▪  April 9, 2015

They have come to praise the treaty … and bury it.

The Obama Administration’s Nonproliferation Hypocrisy

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4/9/2015 at 6:45pm
I visited the State Department’s website earlier this week and I was greeted by an item hailing the 45th anniversary of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT). After hailing the treaty the article goes on to say more explicitly, “[i]f we didn’t already have the NPT, we would desperately need it today.” A couple…
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Hugging without permission now ‘sexual assault’ at U.Va.

Posted by  ▪  April 9, 2015

Punishing even innocent human contacts.

Hugging without permission now ‘sexual assault’ at U.Va.

http://youtu.be/QwQmYSASlXo
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4/9/2015 at 5:16pm
I and my wife are happily married, and neither of us is abusive, much less criminal. But under the University of Virginia’s broad new “sexual assault” policy, my wife could be deemed guilty of “sexual assault” when she hugs me without advance permission. So, apparently, would any couple in America that engages in…
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Mother Jones’ latest scoop: Ted Cruz had a job

Posted by  ▪  April 9, 2015

The NERVE!

Mother Jones’ latest scoop: Ted Cruz had a job

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4/9/2015 at 3:40pm
It’s been less than three weeks since Senator Cruz announced his presidential candidacy. First, Ted Cruz supposedly scared a child in New Hampshire, only he didn’t. Then, Cruz was a hypocrite for exploring health insurance options on the exchange… just like the rest of Congress. And now? ONE TIME TED CRUZ…
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Did Clinton Foundation donation from Colombian oil company result in favorable trade agreement?

Posted by  ▪  April 9, 2015

Trouble in Clintonland

Did Clinton Foundation donation from Colombian oil company result in favorable trade agreement?

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4/9/2015 at 1:50pm
A report released today by the International Business Times suggests the Clinton Foundation was indeed a thoroughfare for trading influence and political favors. Unless of course the timing was purely coincidental, IBT’s report indicates the Clinton Foundation accepted money from a Colombian oil company while Clinton was serving as Secretary of State….
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Wut? Former RI Senator and Governor Linc Chafee for President?

Posted by  ▪  April 9, 2015

Forms presidential exploratory committee to run as Democrat.

Wut? Former RI Senator and Governor Linc Chafee for President?

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4/9/2015 at 11:48am
Former U.S. Senator and Rhode Island Governor Linc Chafee has announced the formation of a presidential exploratory committee. When Rhode Island reader and blogger Tony emailed me about it, I thought it was a joke. Chafee has a reputation of a buffoonish political character who switches political sides on a whim. On…
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White House Obsessed with One-Upping Netanyahu

Posted by  ▪  April 9, 2015

Get over it, man

White House Obsessed with One-Upping Netanyahu

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4/9/2015 at 11:30am
Back in 2012, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stood before the body of the United Nations with a piece of poster board and a red marker. During the two weeks prior to that moment, he had been waging a public battle with the Obama Administration over the dangerous progression of Iran’s…
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Iran Supreme Ayatollah: White House lying about nuke deal

Posted by  ▪  April 9, 2015

It’s official – there is no Iran nuclear framework deal, just wishful thinking.

Iran Supreme Ayatollah: White House lying about nuke deal

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4/9/2015 at 10:00am
Within hours of the White House celebrating a supposed Iran nuclear framework “deal,” it became apparent that the various sides — the U.S., the Iranians and the Europeans — had very different understandings of the deal. Those competing narratives now have moved to the stage of open declarations by senior Iranian officials…
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Liberal Media Narrative: Rand Paul Has a Women Problem

Posted by  ▪  April 9, 2015

Completely predictable.

Liberal Media Narrative: Rand Paul Has a Women Problem

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4/9/2015 at 8:30am
The Republican “War on Women” isn’t over and if liberals have their way, it never will be. Newly announced presidential candidate Rand Paul appeared on the Today Show yesterday morning and had the nerve to push back when Savannah Guthrie put words in his mouth. Nick Gass of Politico: Rand Paul clashes with Savannah…
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Branco Cartoon – Prize Fighter

Posted by  ▪  April 9, 2015

Technical Knockout

Branco Cartoon – Prize Fighter

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4/9/2015 at 7:00am
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‘A lot of big words and big thoughts’ – State Dept. on Kissinger Op-ed

Posted by  ▪  April 8, 2015

Ladies and gentlemen, our State Department in action

‘A lot of big words and big thoughts’ – State Dept. on Kissinger Op-ed

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4/8/2015 at 8:46pm
The State Department stepped in it. Again. Now infamous for her dippy soundbites, State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf might have topped her “ISIS just needs jobs” gaffe today. Henry Kissinger and George Shultz, both former Secretaries of State, wrote an op-ed that was published in the Wall Street Journal yesterday. Brutally critical of…
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Rick Perry visits The Citadel

Posted by  ▪  April 8, 2015

Touts his Air Force experience

Rick Perry visits The Citadel

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4/8/2015 at 6:35pm
RickPAC’s latest shows portions of Governor Perry’s speech at The Citadel earlier this week. “As a former captain in the United States Air Force, I know the global good done by those who wear the uniform of our country,” Perry says. “I’m acutely aware of the sacrifice made by…
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India assists Americans evacuating Yemen in wake of weak State Department response

Posted by  ▪  April 8, 2015

Private groups have opened StuckInYemen.com to help trapped relatives.

India assists Americans evacuating Yemen in wake of weak State Department response

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4/8/2015 at 5:00pm
One has to ask, what exactly is going on at the US State Department? We have been following the deterioration of Yemen for months. Despite the obvious dangers to American citizens within this country, I guess our bureaucrats decided they really didn’t need an evacuation plan. Fortunately, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and…
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