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Wendy Davis Accuses Greg Abbott of Supporting Interracial Marriage Ban

Posted by  ▪  October 20, 2014

Texas elections, or the Wild West?

Wendy Davis Accuses Greg Abbott of Supporting Interracial Marriage Ban

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10/20/2014 at 3:00pm
We’re less than 6 hours into the first day of early voting in Texas, and we’ve already documented evidence of first (electoral) blood between gubernatorial candidates Greg Abbott and Wendy Davis. Behold: Here’s what’s at stake in this election. Vote today. #MyTexasVotes pic.twitter.com/PQ1bT0sijC— Wendy Davis (@WendyDavisTexas) October 20, 2014 Greg Abbott won’t say whether…
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Did Holiday Inn predict Ebola ineptitude… in 2001?

Posted by  ▪  October 20, 2014

Who knew this hotel chain was prophetic?

Did Holiday Inn predict Ebola ineptitude… in 2001?

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10/20/2014 at 1:38pm
God bless the internet and all its wonderful treasures. This 2001 commercial from Holiday Inn Express was frighteningly prophetic. Hilarious, but prophetic. The ad shows a completely inept science team dealing with an Ebola sample, but you can feel safe because they stayed at Holiday Inn Express and are therefore, smart. Check…
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Report: Obama to Bypass Congress on Iran Deal

Posted by  ▪  October 20, 2014

Things between Congress, Obama, and Iran are about to get very tense.

Report: Obama to Bypass Congress on Iran Deal

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10/20/2014 at 12:00pm
At the beginning of this year, Professor Jacobson wrote an article claiming that “the most dangerous years of the Obama presidency are upon us.” If the latest reports about the President’s next solo move in the area of foreign policy are trustworthy, then no truer article was ever written about…
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Election 2014: America “completely out of control” and “women feel unsafe”

Posted by  ▪  October 20, 2014

Fear of the Obama administration’s incompetence is the defining issue of our time.

Election 2014: America “completely out of control” and “women feel unsafe”

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10/20/2014 at 10:07am
I’m combining two video reports. First, Politico’s report that 64% feel things are spinning out of control: More results on specific topics here. This is how Morning Joe reacted (h/t Right Scoop): Also, we reported yesterday on Obama creating a woman problem for Senate Democrats. This may be why. Tina Brown notes that Obama makes…
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Obama Faithful Walk Out on President’s Speech

Posted by  ▪  October 20, 2014

Maryland Dems scramble in effort to spin walkout.

Obama Faithful Walk Out on President’s Speech

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10/20/2014 at 8:30am
We’ve reported several times on Democratic candidates’ unwillingness to be associated with Obama’s failed Administration, but things just got a little bit more embarrassing for the President and his supporters. At yesterday’s GOTV rally for Maryland gubernatorial candidate Anthony Brown, Democrat supporters who had waited hours for the chance to see…
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Branco Cartoon – Cover-Up

Posted by  ▪  October 20, 2014

He’s good at that.

Branco Cartoon – Cover-Up

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10/20/2014 at 7:00am
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Is this ad race-baiting?

Posted by  ▪  October 19, 2014

Or just hard-hitting.

Is this ad race-baiting?

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10/19/2014 at 9:15pm
Salon.com said This may be the worst race-baiting campaign ad since Willie Horton. Greg Sargent at WaPo announced Willie Horton is back!. The freaking out was over an NRCC-sponsored ad linking Rep. Lee Terry’s (R-Neb.) Democratic opponent to convicted murderer Nikko Jenkins, who also happens to be African American. The ad attacks state…
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Democrats have a woman problem due to this guy

Posted by  ▪  October 19, 2014

Falling in and out of love.

Democrats have a woman problem due to this guy

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10/19/2014 at 7:17pm
Who saw this coming? Obama’s standing with women hurts Senate Dems: Female voters powered President Barack Obama’s victory over Mitt Romney in 2012, as Democrats leaned heavily on social issues to rally single women and suburban moms to the polls. But with two weeks until Election Day, the president’s diminished standing with women is…
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What we have here, is a failure of confidence and trust

Posted by  ▪  October 19, 2014

Frank Luntz: Crisis of confidence in government and media

What we have here, is a failure of confidence and trust

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10/19/2014 at 4:15pm
Pollster Frank Luntz appeared on CBS News Friday to comment on a poll which found trust in government institutions is extremely low. He went on to point out widespread distrust in media as well. Kyle Drennen of News Busters has the story: Frank Luntz on CBS: ‘Collapse in Confidence’ of Government, Media Appearing on…
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Golf Club Sparks San Diego Wildfire — and a Lawsuit

Posted by  ▪  October 19, 2014

Watch that chip shot.

Golf Club Sparks San Diego Wildfire — and a Lawsuit

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10/19/2014 at 2:45pm
We all know that President Obama golfs even as the world burns, but a San Diego golfer’s swing may have been the cause of one of the many wildfires that plagued California back in May. The Poinsettia fire began at a golf course and eventually incinerated 600 acres and destroyed or damaged…
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Ben & Jerry’s: Critics of our ice cream name are dazed and confused

Posted by  ▪  October 19, 2014

Refuses to change name of ice cream to appease PC Police.

Ben & Jerry’s: Critics of our ice cream name are dazed and confused

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10/19/2014 at 1:15pm
Vermont ice cream maker Ben and Jerry’s drew the ire of the political correctness brigade when they released “Hazed and Confused,” a concoction of chocolate and hazelnut deliciousness. Part of their new Core series, “Hazed and Confused” is injected with a chocolate, hazelnut, fudge core. “Hazed and Confused” being a play off the…
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We Have a “Truthy”-ness Problem

Posted by  ▪  October 19, 2014

Liberals are concerned about “astroturfing” online, so here comes science to save the day.

We Have a “Truthy”-ness Problem

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10/19/2014 at 11:45am
When it comes to quantifiably productive debate about politics, Twitter is the abyss. Those who choose to wade into its murky depths accept the fact that they’re jumping into the deep end with the hackers, the trolls, and the most enthusiastic dregs of internet society. The government recognizes this, and they’re…
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GOTV: Early Voting Numbers Case Study in Asking For Votes

Posted by  ▪  October 19, 2014

Want to win in November? Make a phone call (or knock on a door.)

GOTV: Early Voting Numbers Case Study in Asking For Votes

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10/19/2014 at 10:00am
Yesterday I posted an article detailing what a recent Pew data dump tells us about how voters most likely will behave through early voting and the end of the 2014 election cycle. We already know that hard Democrats’ minds won’t be changed in time for the midterms, and that instead we…
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Obamamedia found someone other than Bush to blame for Ebola

Posted by  ▪  October 19, 2014

Politico: This Ebola thing sure Looks bad for Rick Perry

Obamamedia found someone other than Bush to blame for Ebola

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10/19/2014 at 8:00am
Remember all the times Obama golfed, traveled to Hawaii, vacationed in Martha’s Vineyard and the liberal media insisted that it was no big deal because an executive can do their job from anywhere? Apparently, that rule doesn’t extend to Republican governors and while most Americans might think the government’s poor handling of…
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Academic boycott busted — American Studies Assoc backs off anti-Israel conference rules

Posted by  ▪  October 18, 2014

ASA Exec. Director pretends no Israelis ever were to be excluded, and “Prime Minister Netanyahu can attend if he wants to.”

Academic boycott busted — American Studies Assoc backs off anti-Israel conference rules

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10/18/2014 at 7:42pm
We have covered the American Studies Association academic boycott of Israel since inception, and compiled the definitive list and accompanying statements of universities and associations rejecting the boycott.  Scroll through the ASA Tag for the full history. The short version is that the boycott targeted all Israeli academic institutions, and importantly, faculty and scholars…
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“So we have a virus on the loose that turns your organs into liquid … “

Posted by  ▪  October 18, 2014

… and the answer is to appoint a guy to do the messaging,” says Charles Krauthammer on choice of Ron Klain as Ebola Czar.

“So we have a virus on the loose that turns your organs into liquid … “

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10/18/2014 at 5:45pm
Yesterday’s announcement that the Obama administration was appointing partisan bureaucrat Ron Klain as Ebola Czar was met with partisan reactions. Liberals think it’s a great idea while conservatives are skeptical. Perhaps no one put the situation in perspective better than Charles Krauthammer who, by being a psychiatrist is also a medical doctor…
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Ebola-infected nurse in “fair condition,” speaks from hospital room

Posted by  ▪  October 18, 2014

Nina Pham remained upbeat before being transferred to Bethesda, Maryland

Ebola-infected nurse in “fair condition,” speaks from hospital room

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10/18/2014 at 4:30pm
Nina Pham tested positive for Ebola. The 26 year old nurse from Dallas, Texas was among the health care crew taking care of Eric Duncan. Ebola took Duncan’s life, October 8. Prior to being transported to Bethesda, Maryland to receive more intensive treatment, Pham seemed to be in good spirits. She teared…
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