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Take a Stand

Posted by  ▪  September 7, 2014

Support the troops, or get out of the way.

Take a Stand

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9/7/2014 at 7:00am
Spotted yesterday at the Wal-Mart parking lot on Route 13 in Ithaca. This bumper sticker could be read a couple of different ways.
 

UPDATED: Columbia student carries mattress around campus after rape claims denied

Posted by  ▪  September 6, 2014

Campus tribunals are ill-equipped to deal with alleged major felonies

UPDATED: Columbia student carries mattress around campus after rape claims denied

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9/6/2014 at 8:00pm
This is a thing that’s actually happening at Columbia University in New York City. Rather than taking her allegations of rape to local law enforcement, Emma Sulkowicz has decided to carry around her mattress as long as her alleged rapist remains on campus. Sulkowicz didn’t report the rape immediately after it happened,…
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Obama’s executive action on amnesty will wait until after election

Posted by  ▪  September 6, 2014

…and amnesty advocates are not happy, though Democratic candidates are relieved.

Obama’s executive action on amnesty will wait until after election

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9/6/2014 at 6:14pm
Today, Barack Obama formally declined to commit electoral suicide on behalf of every democrat running for higher office in a “leans Republican” state. Speaking under the condition of anonymity, a White House official told the Associated Press today that President Obama has abandoned his pledge to implement immigration reform by…
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Obama and Biden’s Utterly Confusing ISIS Narrative

Posted by  ▪  September 6, 2014

“We have a wartime vice president, and a peacetime president.”

Obama and Biden’s Utterly Confusing ISIS Narrative

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9/6/2014 at 3:41pm
In the face of the threat presented by ISIS, President Obama and Vice President Biden are responding in ways that couldn’t be more opposite. While Obama has said that ISIS is threat to be made manageable, Biden has been making fiery pronouncements about following them to the gates of hell. This dichotomy was…
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New Light on Benghazi in ’13 Hours’

Posted by  ▪  September 6, 2014

A first-hand account from men who were there.

New Light on Benghazi in ’13 Hours’

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9/6/2014 at 1:39pm
Despite the high number of still unanswered questions about what happened in Benghazi, most of the media has been all too willing to ignore the story. Last night on FOX News, Bret Baier presented a special investigation called 13 Hours: The Inside Story. The title is taken from a book about what happened…
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IRS reveals more emails missing and secret conservative donor research unit

Posted by  ▪  September 6, 2014

You may be paranoid, but that doesn’t mean the IRS isn’t out to get you.

IRS reveals more emails missing and secret conservative donor research unit

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9/6/2014 at 11:30am
Stay awake on Fridays if you want to follow the IRS targeting scandal. First, via The Hill, IRS: Five more staffers lost emails: The IRS told lawmakers Friday that five staffers connected to the agency’s Tea Party controversy besides Lois Lerner probably lost emails due to computer problems. Those five staffers include officials key…
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Silencing conservative speech

Posted by  ▪  September 6, 2014

My Column at The Washington Times

Silencing conservative speech

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9/6/2014 at 10:03am
As part of my continuing effort to reach new audiences, I have a column at The Washington Times, A campaign to silence conservative speech: For years, there has been a multipronged attempt to drive conservative speech from the public square. These prongs include misuse of government powers to target conservatives, attempts to keep…
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Rewriting History Week at College Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  September 6, 2014

Your weekly report from the revisionist world of higher education.

Rewriting History Week at College Insurrection

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9/6/2014 at 8:30am
If liberal academia has taught us anything, it’s that history can be changed. College Costs Too High? Blame Reagan Distorting U.S. History One College Class at a Time Annual Meeting of Poli-Sci Academics Features Little Talk of Obama If you disagree in any way, please report to orientation. Vassar College Freshman Orientation is a Celebration of…
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Israel winning the social media war … in China

Posted by  ▪  September 6, 2014

Israel finds friends through Chinese social media, lots and lots of friends.

Israel winning the social media war … in China

http://english.cntv.cn/2014/04/10/VIDE1397122920758164.shtml
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9/6/2014 at 7:00am
I guess it is not really surprising that Israel is doing well in Chinese social media. Israel and China have signed a series of new trade agreements in recent months, including academic cooperation, as we detailed in Israel-China tech deal another blow to BDS. Those expanding trade connections, based in large…
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Wendy Davis: I had two abortions

Posted by  ▪  September 5, 2014

The September Surprise – Why reveal it now?

Wendy Davis: I had two abortions

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=252666281562497&set=pb.191561997672926.-2207520000.1390442065.&type=3&theater
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9/5/2014 at 10:10pm
Well, this is interesting. I knew Wendy Davis was selling her new book while campaigning — usually that’s done before or after the campaign — but we now know why. Davis’ book reveals she had two abortions, something sure to shake up the race at a time when taking risks is worth it…
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Iraq: a Problem of Mixed Messages

Posted by  ▪  September 5, 2014

“Chase them to the Gates of Hell?”

Iraq: a Problem of Mixed Messages

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9/5/2014 at 6:59pm
Our “boots on the ground” troops in Iraq are receiving mixed messages, and it’s causing more than just a morale problem. Officials overseas are calling out the Obama Administration on their jumbled approach to current actions being taken against the Islamic State in Iraq. The current mission against ISIS calls for…
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Of course, BDS supporter hijacks ALS ice bucket challenge to bash Israel

Posted by  ▪  September 5, 2014

Meanwhile, groundbreaking ALS research takes place at Tel Aviv University which is subject to the BDS academic boycott.

Of course, BDS supporter hijacks ALS ice bucket challenge to bash Israel

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9/5/2014 at 4:40pm
I know readers probably are skeptical when I constantly tell you how pathological the hatred of Israel is among many Boycott, Divest and Sanctions (BDS) supporters on campus. I am not exaggerating. At all. Israel hatred consumes their lives such that everything is politicized and used as an excuse to attack…
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Halbig goes en banc

Posted by  ▪  September 5, 2014

The appearance of politics

Halbig goes en banc

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9/5/2014 at 3:02pm
I don’t know how I missed this yesterday. Actually, I do know. I was off the internets for most of the day, and the world kept turning without me. The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals granted (Order embedded at bottom of post) en banc (full court) hearing in the Halbig…
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Al-Shabaab Leader Reportedly Killed in Drone Strike

Posted by  ▪  September 5, 2014

With the death of Godane comes the threat of fracture and chaos.

Al-Shabaab Leader Reportedly Killed in Drone Strike

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9/5/2014 at 1:16pm
Defense Department officials have confirmed that a weekend drone strike in the Sablale district of southern Somalia has lead to the death of Al-Shabaab co-founder Ahmed Abdi Godane. From the White House Office of the Press Secretary: Today, the Department of Defense confirmed that Ahmed Godane, the leader of al-Shabaab, is dead…
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Republican Dan Bongino eyes big win in #MD06

Posted by  ▪  September 5, 2014

“Renegade Republican” not afraid of an opponent with deep pockets in deep blue Maryland

Republican Dan Bongino eyes big win in #MD06

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9/5/2014 at 11:28am
“His check only votes once.” That’s what Dan Bongino, congressional candidate in Maryland’s 6th district said of his opponent, who also happens to be the sixth wealthiest member of Congress. In between campaign stops yesterday, I was able to catch up with Bongino on the phone to discuss his progress as we…
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http://foxnewsinsider.com/2014/09/03/rand-paul-isis-has-without-question-declared-war-against-us

Rand Paul: ISIS hawk in isolationist body?

Posted by  ▪  September 5, 2014

“I am neither an isolationist nor an interventionist.”

Rand Paul: ISIS hawk in isolationist body?

http://foxnewsinsider.com/2014/09/03/rand-paul-isis-has-without-question-declared-war-against-us
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9/5/2014 at 10:15am
Yesterday, we wrote about Senator Paul’s apparent departure from isolationism.  Last night, the Kentucky Senator chatted with Sean Hannity about his foreign policy stance: “I’ve been trying to say that for the last four years of public life that I’m I’m neither an isolationist nor an interventionist. I’m someone who believes in…
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Protests for $15 fast food minimum wage fizzle

Posted by  ▪  September 5, 2014

Not exactly a mass national uprising.

Protests for $15 fast food minimum wage fizzle

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9/5/2014 at 8:30am
On Thursday, fast food and home healthcare workers across the country walked away from their jobs and joined the “Fight for $15,” an SEIU-backed movement demanding a $15 minimum wage and unabridged union rights for fast food workers. In the past, organizers and participants have largely avoided trouble with law enforcement. This…
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