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Friday Night at the Fights

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Jason Mattera questions Harry Reid, gets shoved by security

Friday Night at the Fights

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10/10/2014 at 7:55pm
Senator Harry Reid is known for his rants against the “1%” and evil Republican moneyed types. Never mind that Reid stays in the Ritz Carlton when he’s in D.C. or that he’s worth over 6 million bucks, of course. Ambush journalist, Jason Mattera, caught up with Senator Reid and asked him about his…
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A Tale of Two Nobel Peace Prize Winners

Posted by  ▪  October 10, 2014

Hope versus achievement.

A Tale of Two Nobel Peace Prize Winners

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10/10/2014 at 5:45pm
This year, we have two deserving Nobel Peace Prize winners, each of whom has an inspiring story of fighting against great odds for the humanity of others, and suffering great pain in the process. They are the people we imagine when we think of the Nobel Peace Prize in our mind’s eye….
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Wendy Davis’ campaign ends in farce – runs Greg Abbott Wheelchair Ad

Posted by  ▪  October 10, 2014

Remember when her supporters laughed at Abbott being in a wheelchair?

Wendy Davis’ campaign ends in farce – runs Greg Abbott Wheelchair Ad

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10/10/2014 at 3:49pm
This thing speaks for itself. Remember when Battleground Texas supporters of Wendy Davis laughed at Greg Abbott being in wheelchair? The line of attack by the Battleground Texas people was exactly the line of attack in Davis’ current video — that Abbott is in a wheelchair but has not sympathy for…
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Gwyneth Paltrow Like-Likes the President (or Something)

Posted by  ▪  October 10, 2014

“You’re so handsome I can hardly speak”

Gwyneth Paltrow Like-Likes the President (or Something)

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10/10/2014 at 3:04pm
Yesterday, the Hollywood glitterati flocked to Gwyneth Paltrow’s home and paid $15,000 a plate to attend a fundraising reception with President Barack Obama. Hollywood, of course, can always be counted on to make things painfully awkward when it comes to heaping praise on the President and his progressive policies, and…
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Jr. High Hate Crimes: Self-defense limitations still apply

Posted by  ▪  October 10, 2014

Yet another reason why only a fool declines a safe avenue of retreat from a fight.

Jr. High Hate Crimes: Self-defense limitations still apply

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10/10/2014 at 1:15pm
It all started when an 8th grader decided to wear his mother’s wig to school as a joke. What could go wrong? Apparently, a great deal. By the end of the day that awesome judgment call had cost the wig wearer an eye, within weeks leading to a juvenile hate crime conviction on…
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Report: Obama really, truly, seriously might possibly close Gitmo after election

Posted by  ▪  October 10, 2014

After ISIS, will promise of closing Gitmo motivate Democratic base to vote?

Report: Obama really, truly, seriously might possibly close Gitmo after election

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10/10/2014 at 11:37am
We’ve already seen how Democrats are trying to mobilize the base with the quiet promise of Obama executive action on “immigration reform.” Here’s the chaser for the base — Obama might also close Gitmo, via Washington Examiner: President Obama is exploring executive action to close the detention facility in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, a…
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Judge tosses out Texas Voter ID as U.S. Supreme Court blocks Wisconsin Voter ID

Posted by  ▪  October 10, 2014

Two setbacks for Voter ID this cycle.

Judge tosses out Texas Voter ID as U.S. Supreme Court blocks Wisconsin Voter ID

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10/10/2014 at 10:05am
A federal District Court judge has ruled that Texas’ embattled voter ID law is unconstitutional. This news came just hours after the Supreme Court granted a request from civil rights activists to block similar requirements in Wisconsin. In a 147 page opinion, U.S. District Court Judge for the Southern…
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Alison Grimes: Stop asking me if I voted for Obama

Posted by  ▪  October 10, 2014

“You know, this election isn’t about the president.”

Alison Grimes: Stop asking me if I voted for Obama

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10/10/2014 at 8:30am
If you had any doubt that the Obama brand has become downright toxic, look no further than Mitch McConnell’s Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes. First she ran an ad in which she said “I’m not Obama”; now, she’s clearly denying ever supporting Obama. Sahil Kapur of TPM reported: Grimes Refuses To Say If She…
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AACONS Interviews Allen West and Christine Lakatos

Posted by  ▪  October 10, 2014

Allen West talks smart Middle East policy, and Christine Lakatos talks about the hypocrisy of the “green” energy movement.

AACONS Interviews Allen West and Christine Lakatos

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10/10/2014 at 7:00am
[WAJ NOTE: I have been interviewed on African American Conservatives Blog Talk Radio multiple times. AACONS has a weekly podcast with some very interesting guests. AACONS now is posting its weekly podcasts at Legal Insurrection.] Allen West served as an US Representative representing Florida’s 22nd and 18th Districts. He is a 22…
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Did Carl DeMaio have any choice but to run from Tea Party label in #CA52?

Posted by  ▪  October 9, 2014

Throwing San Diego Tea Party groups under the bus, or just dealing with reality that Dem demonization of Tea Party has worked?

Did Carl DeMaio have any choice but to run from Tea Party label in #CA52?

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10/9/2014 at 9:09pm
While reporting on the San Diego area’s extremely competitive congressional race in CA-52 between Democrat Scott Peters and Republican Carl DeMaio, my colleague Casey Breznick noted that “DeMaio recently took further steps to distance himself from the Tea Party by releasing a new campaign ad where he says: “As a proud gay…
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Greg Gutfeld: “Seriously, that even made me feel bad for Lerner”

Posted by  ▪  October 9, 2014

Bob Beckel adds, “…that’s an insult to Andrew Breitbart’s history.”

Greg Gutfeld: “Seriously, that even made me feel bad for Lerner”

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10/9/2014 at 7:00pm
Our reader poll turned up strong support for Jason Mattera confronting Lois Lerner in her neighborhood, including following her to a neighbor’s door. Based on the comments to that post, I think the general reasoning in favor was that Lerner deserves to have to answer questions, they do it to us (60…
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Ferguson redux? Police officer shoots, kills black man

Posted by  ▪  October 9, 2014

Protests, again.

Ferguson redux? Police officer shoots, kills black man

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10/9/2014 at 5:35pm
[UPDATE: An image purporting to be a police report of this shooting event was linked in the comments. I have embedded that image below–thanks Ras.  I can not personally attest to its provenance, but it appears to be of a form I would expect of an actual police report for such…
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Branco Cartoon – Legacy Building

Posted by  ▪  October 9, 2014

Carter and Obama Together

Branco Cartoon – Legacy Building

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10/9/2014 at 4:04pm
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Gallup Poll Suggests Low Voter Turnout, but Republican Advantage

Posted by  ▪  October 9, 2014

At least if engagement is any indication.

Gallup Poll Suggests Low Voter Turnout, but Republican Advantage

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10/9/2014 at 2:06pm
A new Gallup Poll suggests that candidates and party officials should brace themselves for low voter turnout during the 2014 midterms. This new data shows that voters are less motivated, less excited, and less interested in this year’s election than they have been in the past. Because there is a positive…
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The new normal? Beheading threats empty RI elementary schools

Posted by  ▪  October 9, 2014

Probably a hoax, but enough to cause panic.

The new normal? Beheading threats empty RI elementary schools

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10/9/2014 at 11:17am
After the Oklahoma workplace beheading, I asked if the threat level had shifted From Going Postal to Going ISIS. Regardless of whether we see more actual beheadings in the U.S., it appears that threats of beheadings may be the latest iteration of threatening hoaxes based on news events. As ISIS beheadings are in…
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Jimmy Carter, an expert on foreign policy failures, says Obama’s Middle East policy confused

Posted by  ▪  October 9, 2014

“President Obama, it’s hard to figure out exactly what his policy is, it changes from time to time”

Jimmy Carter, an expert on foreign policy failures, says Obama’s Middle East policy confused

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10/9/2014 at 9:22am
Plenty of conservatives have faulted President Obama for his handling of ISIS but now even President Jimmy Carter is jumping on board. Jonathan Topaz of Politico reported: Jimmy Carter: President Obama blew it on ISIL Former President Jimmy Carter is criticizing President Barack Obama’s Middle East policy, saying he has shifting policies and waited…
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Report: White House link to 2012 Secret Service Colombian prostitution scandal

Posted by  ▪  October 9, 2014

White House and person allegedly involved deny cover-up.

Report: White House link to 2012 Secret Service Colombian prostitution scandal

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10/9/2014 at 7:30am
Today’s “Worst Administration Ever” story is a throwback to the Great Secret Service Sex Scandal of 2012, in which almost two dozen Secret Service personnel were fired after allegations surfaced that several agents had engaged in misconduct involving Colombian prostitutes. Now, reports have surfaced refuting White House claims that no staff…
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