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White House Spokesman: Surging Gun Sales a Tragic Irony

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 11, 2015 at 8:30am 12/11/2015 at 8:30am

As you may have heard, gun sales are soaring following the terror attack in San Bernardino. In fact, Black Friday saw more applications for necessary background checks than ever before.

According to Josh Earnest, the White House doesn’t appreciate this.

David Rutz reported at the Washington Free Beacon:

White House: Recent Surge in American...

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2015 Word of the Year: “radicalized”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 10, 2015 at 1:15pm 12/10/2015 at 1:15pm
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FBI director James Comey testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee yesterday and the big take away seems to be that the San Bernardino terrorists were “radicalized” two years ago.

Rebecca Kaplan reports at CBS News:

FBI director: San Bernardino suspects radicalized at least 2 years ago

FBI Director James Comey said Wednesday that the...

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Obama Running Cover For Iran Missile Test Violations

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 10, 2015 at 10:00am 12/10/2015 at 10:00am

President Obama’s willful blindness toward Iran’s continued development of illicit weaponry is putting Americans and our allies in ever greater danger.  Obama’s superficial detente with Iran ignores its deceits, dissimulations, and resolve to obtain a nuclear capability.

In the latest instance, Obama is downplaying Iran’s November ballistic missile testU.N. Security Council...

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Muslims United for San Bernardino Raise Over $100k for Victims’ Families

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at 6:45pm 12/9/2015 at 6:45pm
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Kemberlee noted on Monday that some “American Muslims band together to call out extremists,” and in addition to these efforts, another Muslim group is working to raise money for the families of the victims of radical Islamic terrorism.

The Los Angeles Times reports:

Faisal Qazi had no idea the shooters who massacred 14...

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San Bernardino terrorists’ suspicious transactions raise issue of tightening federal reporting

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at 8:30am 12/9/2015 at 8:30am

Emerging reports indicate Syed Farook made a series of questionable banking transactions in the weeks before he and his wife killed fourteen people in their terrorist attack in San Bernardino.

These transactions raise yet again the question of whether financial institutions could play a larger part in interdicting terrorists.  The transactions may have...

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Israelis seize Palestinian rock i-doll

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 9:00pm 12/8/2015 at 9:00pm

This would be funny, if it didn’t represent a sad reality.

We have focused repeatedly not just on incitement to violence in Palestinian society by the Palestinian Authority leadership, but particularly on the indoctrination of children.

Here is another example, involving both the PA and children.

Israeli customs just seized 4000 dolls being imported...

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Has the Media Finally Slipped Into Irrelevance?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 6:15pm 12/8/2015 at 6:15pm

In the early days of blogging there was a blog called Oh, that liberal media, which regularly exposed instances of liberal media bias. In fact in the early days of blogging that was one of the top achievements of the blogosphere, to point out the easy political bias most supposedly objective...

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Republican Leadership Speak Out Against Trump’s Proposed Muslim Ban

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 2:45pm 12/8/2015 at 2:45pm

Monday, Presidential hopeful Donald Trump called for, “complete and total shutdown of Muslims entering the United States.”

Republican leadership spoke out against Trump’s remarks Tuesday.

“I do not comment on what’s going on in the presidential election; I will take an exception today,” said Speaker Paul Ryan. “This is not conservatism. What...

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Mr. and Mrs. San Bernardino Terrorists – Even worse profile emerges

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 8:30am 12/8/2015 at 8:30am
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Another day, more chilling information about the San Bernardino terrorists.  The terror duo reportedly left bombs behind that were intended to detonate when first-responders arrived at the scene.

Fox News reports:

Bombs left at a Southern California social services facility by the gun-wielding radical Muslim couple who killed 14 and wounded 21 were...

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Senator Ben Sasse: We should tell the truth about the enemy we face

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 7, 2015 at 9:00pm 12/7/2015 at 9:00pm

“This neighborhood should not be part of war zone. This neighborhood should not be a battle ground, so why is it?” asked Sen. Ben Sasse standing outside of the site where the San Bernardino terrorist attacks took place.

“Because we’re an open society. We’re a free society and our enemies hate freedom.”...

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Attorney General Walks Back Threats on “Hate Speech”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 7, 2015 at 2:30pm 12/7/2015 at 2:30pm
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Following the San Bernardino terrorist attack that resulted in the murder of fourteen, Lynch made clear her concern was not for the victims nor the rise in violent terrorism attacks. Her concern? Hate speech.

When we...

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American Muslim Groups Band Together To Call Out Extremists

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 7, 2015 at 1:00pm 12/7/2015 at 1:00pm

“The time for press releases, the time for simple condemnations of the acts of violence is over,” said Dr. Zuhdi Jasser speaking on Fox News.

At a two-day summit held in DC, the Muslim Reform Movement released a declaration of principles that condemn what Dr. Jasser referred to as “operationalism.”

The Washington...

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Remembering the 14 Victims of the San Bernardino Terror Attack

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 7, 2015 at 11:30am 12/7/2015 at 11:30am

As San Bernardino families mourned the loss of their loved ones during a terror attack, funeral services were being conducted for an American student killed during the recent Paris massacre:

Funeral services [were] held Friday for Nohemi Gonzalez, the 23-year-old Cal State Long Beach student who was...

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As expected, San Bernardino terrorists were true believers

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 7, 2015 at 8:30am 12/7/2015 at 8:30am

A few more details are emerging concerning the San Bernardino terrorists.

The Times of Israel reports that Syed Rizwan Farook, the male terrorist killed trying to run away from the carnage he and his wife created, was “obsessed” with Israel and unwilling to wait the two years his father estimated it would...

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LIVE – Obama Addresses The Nation After San Bernardino

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 6, 2015 at 7:45pm 12/6/2015 at 7:45pm

Update: It’s over.

My take:

There wasn’t much to the speech. No proposals. No change of course. Barely a mention of gun control.

Really nothing Gr...

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Preview of Obama’s Oval Office Speech About That Problem We’re Not Allowed to Mention

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 6, 2015 at 6:00pm 12/6/2015 at 6:00pm
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On Friday, many Americans were taken aback when Obama elected not to address the nation in the wake of the San Bernardino terror attack.  However, on Friday, he was busy meeting with Gabby Giffords about gun control, so while he addressed the issue in his weekly address, he’ll be delivering a...

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Obama on San Bernardino: It’s not about them, it’s about us

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 6, 2015 at 10:30am 12/6/2015 at 10:30am

President Obama used his regular weekly radio address on Saturday to discuss the San Bernardino shootings, which now have been categorized—although not by Obama—as the worst terrorist attack on US soil since 9/11. He will give a televised speech from the Oval Office Sunday night.

In the radio address, Obama offered very tepid...

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