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As Hillary’s Numbers Tank, She Hits the Sunday Talk Circuit

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Posted by    Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 3:30pm 9/27/2015 at 3:30pm

On top of last Monday’s news that Hillary Clinton was underwater for the first time in New York state, polls released today show Hillary still losing ground against Sanders and her favorability underwater in almost all demographics.

NBC reports:

Hillary Clinton has lost ground to Bernie Sanders — she leads him by just...

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Cruz Rails Against “Politics of Surrender,” Urges Conservatives to Unite

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Posted by    Saturday, September 26, 2015 at 2:30pm 9/26/2015 at 2:30pm

On Wednesday, Ted Cruz published an article at Politco that skewered the Republican party’s “politics of surrender.”  He writes:

In 2010, we were told that Republicans would stand and fight if only...

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Gallup: 49% See Government as “Immediate Threat”

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Posted by    Thursday, September 24, 2015 at 6:30pm 9/24/2015 at 6:30pm

Gallup released an interesting poll this week showing that nearly half of all Americans view government as “an immediate threat to the rights and freedoms of ordinary citizens.”  Interestingly, this is “similar to what was found in previous surveys conducted over the last five years”; however, “when this question was first...

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Ted Cruz Discusses Amnesty on the Late Show

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Posted by    Thursday, September 24, 2015 at 2:00pm 9/24/2015 at 2:00pm

Earlier this week, Ted Cruz appeared on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert.  It was an interesting appearance in a few respects, but what stood out to me is how confident and relaxed Cruz remained in the face of Colbert’s questions and an often hostile audience.

When faced with Colbert’s regurgitation of...

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Post-debate Polls: Trump Still Leads, Carly Jumps to Second Place

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Posted by    Sunday, September 20, 2015 at 1:30pm 9/20/2015 at 1:30pm

Following her outstanding performance in the CNN GOP debate, Carly Fiorina has overtaken Ben Carson for second place in the GOP field.  According to a CNN poll released today, both Trump and Ben Carson have lost some support, while Carly has surged from 3% early this month to 15%.

Carly Fiorina shot...

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Marine Corps Pushes Back Against Decision to Ignore Study about Women in Combat

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Posted by    Sunday, September 20, 2015 at 11:44am 9/20/2015 at 11:44am

Last weekend, I wrote about Secretary of the Navy Mabus rejecting the Marine Corps study that showed that units with women underperform when compared to all-male units.

This week, the Marine Corps is pushing back and opening up a debate about whether or not Mabus can veto Marine Corps decisions.  The Marine...

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Hillary’s Accomplishments: A Snapshot of Nothing Much

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Posted by    Saturday, September 19, 2015 at 7:30pm 9/19/2015 at 7:30pm

During the CNN GOP debate, Carly Fiorina challenged Hillary supporters to name one of her accomplishments.

This is an exceedingly fair question of the former First Lady, sena...

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Cruz: We’ll Kill Terrorists, Repeal ObamaCare, Defend the Constitution

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Posted by    Saturday, September 19, 2015 at 4:00pm 9/19/2015 at 4:00pm

Although Ted Cruz didn’t get much time during the CNN grudge match debate, his campaign has announced that he pulled in over $1 million in the 48 hours following the debate.

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Today’s Head Scratcher: Hillary’s Support Eroding Among Women

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Posted by    Monday, September 14, 2015 at 10:00am 9/14/2015 at 10:00am

According to a series of recent (and not-so-recent) polls, Hillary’s support among women has been declining quite steadily as her unfavorables rise.  This is particularly true of the support of Democratic women and has the folks over at the Daily Beast scratching their heads.  Patricia Murphy writes:

Earlier this year Hillary Clinton...
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Navy Chief Rejects Marine Study Showing Units With Women Underperform

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Posted by    Sunday, September 13, 2015 at 3:00pm 9/13/2015 at 3:00pm

The military is gearing up to meet the 2012 directive of then-Defense Secretary Panetta that women be integrated into infantry forces by January, 2016 unless exemptions are obtained by the end of this month.

Women, however, are not doing particularly well in the training programs: of the 29 who attempted the Marine...

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Germany Reintroduces Border Controls at Austrian Border

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Posted by    Sunday, September 13, 2015 at 1:17pm 9/13/2015 at 1:17pm

In a surprise move today, Germany has announced that it is reversing current policy with regard to refugees entering the country from Austria.  While Germany continues to accept refugees, the border controls are designed to instill some order to the process. 

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Will Muslim migrants flowing to Germany assimilate or radicalize?

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Posted by    Sunday, September 13, 2015 at 7:30am 9/13/2015 at 7:30am

As the migrant crisis spirals out of control in Europe and though Saudi Arabia refuses to take in any Syrian refugees, they have offered to build 200 new mosques in Germany.

The Times of India reports:

Syria’s richer Gulf neighbours have been accused of not doing their fair share in the humanitarian crisis,...

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Is Trump a Reformocon?

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

As political pundits struggle to find an explanation for Trump’s indisputable success in the GOP 2016 presidential primary contest, Josh Barro wonders if Trump is the candidate reform conservatives are seeking.  He writes:

For the last few years, a small but prominent group of conservative writers and thinkers has urged the Republican...

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How Long Before Draft Biden Succeeds?

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Posted by    Sunday, September 6, 2015 at 4:30pm 9/6/2015 at 4:30pm

As Hillary lags in the polls and her unfavorables soar, Draft Biden makes significant moves in Iowa.

The Hill reports:

The group urging Vice President Joe Biden to launch a 2016 bid for the Democratic presidential nomination announced Friday that two longtime backers of Biden have signed on as co-chairs in the early-voting...

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Has Obama Widened the Racial Divide?

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Posted by    Saturday, September 5, 2015 at 8:00pm 9/5/2015 at 8:00pm

A new poll by Rasmussen asks the question: has Obama widened the racial divide?  And 47% believe that he has.  Rasmussen reports:

Americans hoped the election...

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Arby’s: Cops Welcome (regardless of what our idiot store manager said)

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Posted by    Saturday, September 5, 2015 at 2:00pm 9/5/2015 at 2:00pm

On Tuesday, a police officer was denied service at a Florida Arby’s.  Peter Burke reports:

According to an offense report filled out by the officer, identified as Sgt. Jennifer Martin, the officer ordered her food in the drive-through of the restaurant and drove to the window to pay.

Martin claims that the clerk,...

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#AllLivesMatter March Draws 20,000

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Posted by    Sunday, August 30, 2015 at 5:30pm 8/30/2015 at 5:30pm
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This weekend, Glenn Beck is leading his annual “Restoring” rally.  This year’s focus is “Restoring Unity,” and to that end, he organized an #AllLivesMatter march in Birmingham, Alabama.

Greg Garrison reports:

Led by conservative activist and talk show host Glenn Beck, more than 20,000 people chanting “All Lives Matter” marched the historic civil...

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