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Look who I found

Posted by  ▪  February 19, 2015

@SGLawrence and Daniel Mael

Is this now a series? At my speech in Rochester I found Philly Guy. On Wednesday night, February 18, 2015, I appeared on a CAMERA panel in West Palm Beach about countering the anti-Israel movement on campus. I don’t know the official count, but I’m guesstimating about 200 people in attendance. I found Legal…
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Obama Poisoning the Well

Know Your Demagoguery: Will DHS really suffer if it’s temporarily unfunded?

Posted by  ▪  February 18, 2015

Will the world end if DHS is temporarily unfunded?

You gotta love The Imperial City — everyone is an obstructionist and no one is ever responsible. In this particular tale of drama and woe, the previous Congress passed appropriations bills lasting one fiscal year for every major government entity save the Department of Homeland Security. The idea being that once…
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Eric Holder – We’re not at a Time of War

Posted by  ▪  February 18, 2015

Orwell would be proud.

Outgoing attorney general Eric Holder made a stunning assertion at the National Press Club yesterday by suggesting that America isn’t at a time of war. The American people, who see the Islamic radicals of ISIS beheading Christians and burning people alive probably think differently. Tim Mak of The Daily Beast reported: Eric Holder: ‘We’re…
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Gallup shocker: Obama approval rating cracks 50%

Posted by  ▪  February 18, 2015

Approval on economy up from 2014

By all accounts, this Administration seems to be having a hard time keeping its head above water—so why are its polling numbers improving? A Gallup poll released today reveals that, for all his troubles, President Obama has managed to force his personal approval rating back over the 50% mark, with 51%…
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Branco Cartoon – Radical Vocabulist

Posted by  ▪  February 18, 2015

He also has a phone

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Is the Administration legitimizing ISIS’ acts of terror?

Posted by  ▪  February 18, 2015

Keep digging, guys

We’ve had several posts up dealing with the Obama Administration’s stunning inability to talk about ISIS without digging itself into a rhetorical trench—and a new op-ed by Obama just made things a whole lot worse. Right now, the Administration has a budding—nay, flowering—PR problem with their Middle East policy, so it makes…
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Obama Immigration Executive Action Speech End

White House hits pause on immigration agenda

Posted by  ▪  February 18, 2015

No request for stay…yet

President Obama’s executive amnesty is now in the hands of the courts. Earlier this week we reported that a federal court had sided with a 26 state coalition against Obama’s plans for sweeping immigration reform. The court issued a temporary injunctive order barring the President from implementing his immigration executive action—and…
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State Department spokeswoman digging hole to rival the Grand Canyon

Posted by  ▪  February 18, 2015

Put.The.Shovel.Down.

On Monday, State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf insisted that the only way we’ll be able to defeat ISIS is by ensuring the terrorists have jobs and opportunities—a statement that would be hilarious if it were on SNL and not an actual thing that Administration officials believe in real life. Contrary to…
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Mike Rowe just solved Scott Walker’s biggest electoral problem

Posted by  ▪  February 18, 2015

8 minutes to save the world

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker never finished college. Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is teetering on the edge of a presidential run. Do we have a problem here? Howard Dean thinks so: Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker didn’t graduate from college, and Howard Dean says it would be a problem if the Republican ran for…
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LI #02 Western Fighter HOT

IN: Western Warriors Joining Regional Warbands Against ISIS

Posted by  ▪  February 18, 2015

OUT: Disenchanted Americans, Europeans Flocking to Islamic Terror Camps.

In the wake of Egypt striking ISIS targets in Libya, Pope Francis issued a somber statement regarding the death of 21 fellow Christians. The Anchoress, Elizabeth Scalia, summarizes the Pope’s remarks: “They were murdered just for the fact they were Christians,” Pope Francis said. “The blood of our Christian brothers is a witness that…
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Hillary kisses Elizabeth Warren’s ring

Posted by  ▪  February 17, 2015

Is Warren now the Democratic Queen maker?

I’ve said it before, and I stand by it: Elizabeth Warren would crush Hillary, and they both know it. If you doubted that Hillary knew it, read this NY Times account of their recent meeting, Hillary Clinton, Privately, Seeks the Favor of Elizabeth Warren: Hillary Rodham Clinton held a private, one-on-one meeting with…
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ISIS militants burn 45 human beings in western Iraq

Posted by  ▪  February 17, 2015

Barbarism

There are no words. From the BBC: Jihadist militants from Islamic State (IS) have burned to death 45 people in the western Iraqi town of al-Baghdadi, the local police chief says. Exactly who these people were and why they were killed is not clear, but Col Qasim al-Obeidi said he believed some were members…
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The left is worried about Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Posted by  ▪  February 17, 2015

…and you should be, too

One of the most interesting developments in the recent media spin cycle is the renewed fascination—on both the left and the right—with Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Ginsburg has been in the national spotlight since her appointment in 1993; her tenure on the Court has afforded her the opportunity to become…
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ISIS Libya

Obama Condemns Random Attack on Random Egyptian Citizens

Posted by  ▪  February 17, 2015

No mention of the word “Christian.”

By now, you’ve heard that ISIS released a video featuring the beheading of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians in Libya. The White House has released a statement but you might notice some missing words: Statement by the Press Secretary on the Murder of Egyptian Citizens The United States condemns the despicable and cowardly murder of…
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The most affectionate Vice President ever?

Posted by  ▪  February 17, 2015

Gimme some sugar, baby

Uncle Joe was spotted publicly creeping on women again wielding his charm earlier today. This time, the victim was the wife of newly appointed Secretary of Defense, Ashton Carter. Biden hanging onto Ashton Carter’s wife (and whispering things) at Carter’s swearing-in pic.twitter.com/qc911pu1GT— jennifer bendery (@jbendery) February 17, 2015 Carter was sworn in by…
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State Department: ‘We cannot win this war by killing’ ISIS

Posted by  ▪  February 17, 2015

Want to stop ISIS? Give them… jobs?

State Department Spokeswoman Marie Harf is at it again. Last night, Harf sat down with Chris Matthews who had several straightforward questions about how the U.S. plans to deal with ISIS. It was one of those wonderful moments where Matthews was absolutely right. “How do we stop this? … If I…
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Wayne Davis, Michael Dunn jury foreman interview

Dunn Juror Doubles Down on Premeditation Standard

Posted by  ▪  February 17, 2015

“I gave a promise that I would come back with a judgement according to the law.”

Wayne Davis, the jury foreman in the Michael Dunn re-trial that found Dunn guilty of the first-degree murder of Jordan Davis, was interviewed for the first time this past week by News4Jax. Remember Dunn? He’s the one charged with 1st degree murder for the shooting death of 17-year-old Jordan Davis. The State believed…
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