Posts by Amy Miller  (Page 10)
 

Keep an eye on the Castro brothers

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Posted by    Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 8:30am 9/10/2015 at 8:30am

Hillary. Bernie. O’Malley? Biden!

Right now, the Democratic field feels both random and predictable: we have Hillary Clinton, who should be the anointed one; Bernie Sanders, whose numbers defy reason; and Joe Biden, who everyone laughs at but no one counts out. Martin O’Malley, Jim Webb, and a few others round...

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Protesting the Iran Nuclear Deal

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Posted by    Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at 6:30pm 9/9/2015 at 6:30pm

Today I attended the much-anticipated Cruz-Trump Iran deal protest on Capitol Hill. It was a scorcher—97 degrees when I finally surrendered to an air conditioned cab—but the rally boasted an impressive turnout.

The crowd, for the most part, was focused on protesting not only the specific Iranian nuclear deal, but the...

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Is John Boehner in Trouble?

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at 3:00pm 9/8/2015 at 3:00pm

For what is being called the first time ever, those closest to Speaker of the House John Boehner are expressing serious concerns about Boehner’s future in the chamber’s top spot.

John Boehner has been challenged before; back in January, Texas firebrand Louie Gohmert put his name in the hat for the top...

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VA Woman Shot in On-Air Rampage Released from Hospital

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at 11:45am 9/8/2015 at 11:45am

Late last month, Virginia reporter Alison Parker and her cameraman Adam Ward were murdered on-air by a disgruntled former coworker. They woman they were interviewing, local chamber of commerce executive Vicki Gardner, was also shot—but miraculously, was able to walk to the ambul...

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Jeb Bush: “I’ve Delivered”

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at 10:20am 9/8/2015 at 10:20am

Remember when winning an election meant actually talking to voters about the various candidates’ records and achievements?

No? Me neither.

Okay, that’s a stretch; but so far this cycle, even with our very crowded and very deep bench, we’ve seen a lot of talk, and not a lot of action when it comes...

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Libs Aim to Dump “Reagan” from DC Airport Name

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at 8:30am 9/8/2015 at 8:30am

The wonderful thing about progressives is that they always seem to find worthy causes to rally behind. Racism? They have a solution* for that! Economic inequality? You bet they can fix** it!

The latest cause the progressive establishment has chosen to rally around involves the unpardonable crime of…adding a former president’s...

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FYI: West Point Cadets’ Annual Pillow Fight Ended in Bloodshed

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Posted by    Monday, September 7, 2015 at 3:30pm 9/7/2015 at 3:30pm

From the “This is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things” Department: West Point’s annual plebe pillow fight ended in actual bloodshed, broken bones, and 24 concussions.

According to West Point Superintendent Lt. Gen. Robert L. Caslen, Jr., the majority of the plebes participating in the traditional fight, which took place on...

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Reagan’s 1984 Labor Day Message—Still Relevant!

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Posted by    Monday, September 7, 2015 at 1:30pm 9/7/2015 at 1:30pm

Welcome to Labor Day—the calendar’s signal that the August doldrums are behind us, and that it’s time for a long slog toward “The Holidays” and the inevitable pedal-to-the-floor pace of an election year.

It’s sometimes hard to remember that almost none of the political battles we’ve fought over the past 8...

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Marco Hits Back at Hillary in Puerto Rico

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Posted by    Sunday, September 6, 2015 at 9:00am 9/6/2015 at 9:00am

This week top presidential contenders from both parties journeyed to Puerto Rico to talk economics, health care, and the future of the commonwealth’s place in American politics. Puerto Ricans won’t vote in the presidential election, but their 23 delegates could mean the difference between life and campaign death in a field...

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Migrant Crisis Update: Hungary Busing Thousands to Border

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Posted by    Saturday, September 5, 2015 at 10:00am 9/5/2015 at 10:00am

Thousands of asylum seekers have flooded Hungary’s borders, seeking safe passage into western Europe and away from crises in places like Syria, Eritrea, and Somalia. This mass migration, however, has caused its own crisis. The European Union wasn’t ready for such a rapid and intense saturation of migrants, and the continent...

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El Chapo Update: Cokes in Costa Rica? Es posible.

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Posted by    Friday, September 4, 2015 at 6:02pm 9/4/2015 at 6:02pm

Remember El Chapo? Joaquin Guzman, the infamous Mexican drug lord—and head of the even more infamous Sinaloa drug cartel—made headlines this past July when he executed an even more infamous escape from Mexico’s maximum security Altiplano prison.

He tied his shoes, popped down a tunnel, and...

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Former Clinton Aide Will Invoke Fifth Amendment in Hearings

https://twitter.com/Bridget_PJM/status/633759714334085120
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Posted by    Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 8:39pm 9/3/2015 at 8:39pm
https://twitter.com/Bridget_PJM/status/633759714334085120

The former Hillary Clinton aide who set up the now-infamous “home-brew” server has told at least three Congressional committees that if he is asked to testify about Clinton’s server or system of records, he will invoke the Fifth Amendment.

Magliano worked on Clinton’s 2008 presidential...

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Donald Trump Makes it Official with the GOP

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Posted by    Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 5:30pm 9/3/2015 at 5:30pm

Today, Donald Trump took a major step toward dispelling fears that his dedication to the GOP may be fleeting.

After a meeting with RNC Chairman Reince Priebus, Trump held a public press conference and signed a loyalty pledge to the party. Under the pledge, he promised to support the Republican party’s...

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Are anti-gun groups encouraging “swatting” against open carriers?

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Posted by    Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 2:45pm 9/2/2015 at 2:45pm

Some Second Amendment advocacy organizations are putting their members on alert among concerns that anti-gun organizations are using social media to encourage members to target open carriers with police action.

The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence has posted a series of messages on its page encouraging its followers to immediately call...

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Texas Cop Execution Spurs Anti-Police Graffiti, Rhetoric

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Posted by    Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 1:10pm 9/2/2015 at 1:10pm

Last Friday, Harris County Deputy Darren Goforth stopped to fuel up at a suburban Houston gas station. Soon after, Shannon Miles pulled up, put a gun to the back of Goforth’s head, and shot him 15 times.

It wasn’t a murder—it was an execution; and now, those close to the investigation...

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Senate Dems Lock In Votes for Iran Nuclear Deal

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Posted by    Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 11:15am 9/2/2015 at 11:15am

Today Democratic Senator Barbara Mikulski committed her vote in support of the controversial Iran nuclear deal, bringing the total number of Senators backing the deal to 34—the magic number needed to ensure Democrats can sustain President Obama’s veto should Senators opposed to the deal bring forward a resolution of...

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What happened to Abilene Police Officer Don Allen?

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Posted by    Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 10:00am 9/2/2015 at 10:00am

Do Cops’ lives matter?

The answer wasn’t so obvious to whoever murdered Abilene, Texas-based Officer Don Allen.

Allen, 27, was found dead in his Abilene-area home Monday evening. Investigators found nothing to suggest that the killing was a random act of terror against police officers in general, but are treating the...

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