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Welcome to the Facebook Election

Posted by  ▪  August 8, 2015

The battle will be fought online

Welcome to the Facebook Election

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8/8/2015 at 8:00pm
The digital space has become an increasingly important—and diverse, and lucrative, and powerful—medium for candidates to market themselves to voters. This election cycle, we’ve seen campaigns go to new lengths to make sure that their figurehead stays relevant and connected to voters who use the internet to get their daily dose…
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Navy to Post Armed Guards at Reserve Centers After Chattanooga

Posted by  ▪  August 8, 2015

It’s about time

Navy to Post Armed Guards at Reserve Centers After Chattanooga

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8/8/2015 at 6:30pm
If you’re one of the people who think it’s madness to prohibit the carrying of firearms in military workplaces, there’s some good news developing. The U.S. Navy is planning to place armed guards at reserve centers. NBC News reports: Chattanooga Shooting: Navy Plans Armed Guards for Reserve Centers After a gunman killed four M…
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Jindal: If Elected President, Will Send the IRS Into Planned Parenthood

Posted by  ▪  August 8, 2015

Do the ends justify the means?

Jindal: If Elected President, Will Send the IRS Into Planned Parenthood

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8/8/2015 at 5:00pm
When Lois Lerner preemptively “broke” the story in 2013 about the IRS targeting conservative groups from (at least) 2010 to the time leading up to the 2012 presidential election, there was outrage and a bit of curiosity because it was she, then director of the Exempt Organizations Unit of the IRS,…
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When will Dems unleash full “Palin treatment” on Carly Fiorina?

Posted by  ▪  August 8, 2015

Just wait for it.

When will Dems unleash full “Palin treatment” on Carly Fiorina?

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8/8/2015 at 3:00pm
A good way to predict the future is to look at the past. Using this approach, I have some predictions about what is likely to happen next in the campaign of my current favorite presidential aspirant: Carly Fiorina. To do so, I will look at what happened to Sarah Palin in the…
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Dems Announce Curiously Short and Delayed Debate Schedule

Posted by  ▪  August 8, 2015

It’s almost like they’re trying to protect someone.

Dems Announce Curiously Short and Delayed Debate Schedule

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8/8/2015 at 1:00pm
While everyone has been talking about the Republican debate on Thursday night, the Democratic Party finally announced its (small) debate schedule. It’s almost like the party wants to minimize the number of times Ms. Clinton appears in a debate with her challengers, some of whom are already complaining. CNN reported: CNN to host…
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Dick Durbin to crack whip for Iran nuke deal

Posted by  ▪  August 8, 2015

He has a history.

Dick Durbin to crack whip for Iran nuke deal

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8/8/2015 at 11:00am
Nasty, anti-Semitic accusations of dual loyalty, or worse, lack of loyalty to the U.S. are being thrown by progressives at Chuck Schumer for coming out against the Iran nuclear deal. We will have more on that in a separate post. Schumer is likely to lose his position as Senate Minority Leader when…
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School Superlatives Week at College Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  August 8, 2015

Your weekly report from the world of higher education.

School Superlatives Week at College Insurrection

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8/8/2015 at 9:00am
Every school is known for something, whether they like it or not. University of Illinois Named Nation’s Top Party School Emerson College Named Nation’s Top LGBTQ School Stanford Cited as Top Producer of Nobel Laureates It’s not always good to be known for things. Chancellor of U. Illinois Unhappy With Top Party School Ranking Anti-Semitism High on…
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Erick Erickson Uninvites Donald Trump from RedState Gathering

Posted by  ▪  August 8, 2015

“A bridge too far”

Erick Erickson Uninvites Donald Trump from RedState Gathering

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8/8/2015 at 7:30am
During an interview with CNN Friday night, GOP front-runner Donald Trump indicated he was less than impressed with Fox News host Megyn Kelly. Kelly was one of a panel of debate moderators in the first Republican Presidential Primary debate hosted by Fox News Thursday night. From CNN: In an interview with D…
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AACONS Interviews Allen West and Abby Johnson

Posted by  ▪  August 7, 2015

AACONS sits down with Allen West and Abby Johnson to discuss the news of the day.

AACONS Interviews Allen West and Abby Johnson

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8/7/2015 at 8:30pm
LTC Allen West is the CEO of the National Center for Policy Analysis. Previously he served as an United States Representative representing Florida’s 22nd and 18th Districts. He is a 22 year veteran of the military where he earned the rank of Lieutenant Colonel as well as a Bronze St…
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BREAKING: No Death Penalty for Colorado Movie Theatre Shooter

Posted by  ▪  August 7, 2015

Life in prison, no parole…developing…

BREAKING: No Death Penalty for Colorado Movie Theatre Shooter

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8/7/2015 at 6:57pm
Three years ago, James Holmes walked into the midnight showing of a new Batman movie, pulled out a gun, and opened fire into the crowd. He killed 12 people, injured 70 others, and referred to his victims as “collateral damage.” In the aftermath, the media scurried for explanations, blaming everything from…
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http://fox8.com/2015/08/03/first-debate-set-for-thursday-in-cle-meet-the-gop-presidential-candidates/

The all-important Legal Insurrection REPUBLICAN PRIMARY READER POLL

Posted by  ▪  August 7, 2015

Who needs actual voting?

The all-important Legal Insurrection REPUBLICAN PRIMARY READER POLL

http://fox8.com/2015/08/03/first-debate-set-for-thursday-in-cle-meet-the-gop-presidential-candidates/
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8/7/2015 at 5:37pm
This is the only poll that matters. We figured we’d let the dust settle a little since Thursday’s Fox News debates. It’s more, ahem, scientific that way. Open until Midnight (Pacific Time) on Sunday night, August 9, 2015 Who do you want as Republican Presidential Nominee?
 

How Rick Perry returned service dog to fallen Marine’s family

Posted by  ▪  August 7, 2015

“the only connection the family has”

How Rick Perry returned service dog to fallen Marine’s family

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8/7/2015 at 4:00pm
We’re here in Atlanta for Red State’s annual conference. Governor Perry shared a heartwarming story or as Perry called it, “a sad story but a good story.” Perry recalled the time a grandmother of a fallen marine reached out to him. She was hoping Governor Perry would be able to assist in having…
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Boko Haram Rampages as #BringBackOurGirls Movement Remains Stagnant

Posted by  ▪  August 7, 2015

Amnesty plan in the works?

Boko Haram Rampages as #BringBackOurGirls Movement Remains Stagnant

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8/7/2015 at 2:31pm
Back in June when we last covered Boko Haram, the group was recovering from a series of losses with a new propaganda push aimed at dispelling rumors about the insurgency’s slow implosion. Boko Haram rallied soon after, and surged once again outside of Nigeria and into neighboring countries, resuming their campaign…
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North Korea Goes Full North Korea, Invents Own Time Zone

Posted by  ▪  August 7, 2015

Now running on Pyongyang Time

North Korea Goes Full North Korea, Invents Own Time Zone

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8/7/2015 at 1:11pm
The hermit kingdom is having nothing of your imperialist time constructs, world. North Korea is king of melding the heartbreaking and the bizarre, and today, they surpassed themselves on the “bizarre” end. In a fit of nationalistic (and militantly anti-Japanese) spirits, the DPRK has created its very own time zone. Yes,…
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https://twitter.com/bencasselman/status/629632454060584960

Everything you need to know about the July jobs report in one chart

Posted by  ▪  August 7, 2015

Hopelessness.

Everything you need to know about the July jobs report in one chart

https://twitter.com/bencasselman/status/629632454060584960
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8/7/2015 at 11:01am
There were no surprises in the July 2015 jobs report: Here is how to think about the July jobs numbers that the government released Friday morning: Whatever you thought about the economy, or financial markets or the proper course of Federal Reserve policy at 8:29 a.m., just before the numbers were released,…
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https://twitter.com/FoxNews/status/629456494086475776

Debate Post-Analysis – Trump Rorschach test

Posted by  ▪  August 7, 2015

Almost an out-of-body experience watching.

Debate Post-Analysis – Trump Rorschach test

https://twitter.com/FoxNews/status/629456494086475776
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8/7/2015 at 9:35am
In previewing the Republican debate, I said the Debate is All about The Donald: I’m going to sit back and enjoy the show. Whatever will be will be. I didn’t watch the 5 p.m. debate, but the punditry is unanimous that Carly Fiorina was the clear winner, and it was her Breakout Moment….
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Was Debate Carly Fiorina’s Breakout Moment?

Posted by  ▪  August 7, 2015

Rising political capital.

Was Debate Carly Fiorina’s Breakout Moment?

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8/7/2015 at 8:00am
In the first of the two Republican debates yesterday, the lower polling candidates squared off in a so-called “Happy Hour” debate. All of the candidates did well but Carly Fiorina truly stood out and her performance might be just the jolt her campaign needed. The consensus among many in media was that…
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