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Poll: Millennials Cool With Restricting Free Speech

Posted by  ▪  November 22, 2015

Silencing the opposition.

Poll: Millennials Cool With Restricting Free Speech

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11/22/2015 at 7:01pm
Polling released by Pew late last week reiterates a disturbing trend among the millennial crowd — the desire to censor free speech. Pew looked specifically at statements offensive to minorities. We asked whether people believe that citizens should be able to make public statements that are offensive to minority groups, or whe…
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Back to the Future: Trump Won’t Rule Out Independent Run

Posted by  ▪  November 22, 2015

“We’ll see what happens.”

Back to the Future: Trump Won’t Rule Out Independent Run

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11/22/2015 at 5:30pm
This development is cause for concern for many on the right. If Donald Trump runs as an independent, he’ll obviously take more votes away from the Republican candidate than the Democrat. The Wall Street Journal reports: Donald Trump: Open to Independent Bid if GOP Doesn’t Treat Him ‘Fairly’ Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump said…
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Cruz Releases New Ad Challenging Obama to Syrian Refugee Debate

Posted by  ▪  November 22, 2015

“Obama is serving as an apologist for radical Islamic terrorism”

Cruz Releases New Ad Challenging Obama to Syrian Refugee Debate

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11/22/2015 at 4:00pm
As Ted Cruz’s campaign gains momentum and as Obama continues to be more aggressive in his critique of Republicans than of ISIS, Cruz challenged Obama this week over comments made overseas regarding the Paris attacks, ISIS, and the Syrian refugee crisis. Politico reports: Texas Sen. Ted Cruz on Wednesday said that if President…
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Obama Desperate to Prop Up ObamaCare by Bailing Out Insurers

Posted by  ▪  November 22, 2015

As ObamaCare flounders, “risk corridors” again take center stage

Obama Desperate to Prop Up ObamaCare by Bailing Out Insurers

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11/22/2015 at 2:00pm
In the wake of rising costs for health insurance in the ObamaCare market, consumers are simply opting out, and this is taking its toll on ObamaCare’s viability not only for consumers but for health insurers.  So much so that United Health, one of the nation’s largest health insurers, acknowledged this week…
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Polls: Trump Regains Lead, Carson Loses Ground, Cruz Surges

Posted by  ▪  November 22, 2015

Terrorism becomes top issue for Republican voters

Polls: Trump Regains Lead, Carson Loses Ground, Cruz Surges

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11/22/2015 at 12:00pm
In light of the terror attack in Paris and (presumably) Obama’s weak performance against ISIS and bizarrely petulant performance in Turkey, terrorism now rivals the economy as the single most important issue to American voters. ABCNews reports: Terrorism suddenly rivals the economy as the single most important issue to Americans in the 2016…
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Report from Brussels: idealism meets reality

Posted by  ▪  November 22, 2015

The attempt to gentrify Molenbeek

Report from Brussels: idealism meets reality

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11/22/2015 at 10:00am
Here’s a fascinating article (to me, anyway) written by a man named Teun Voeten who moved to the Molenbeek section of Brussels back in 2005 and lived there for nine years. In case you haven’t heard, Molenbeek is the area mostly populated by Muslim immigrants and their offspring, and it was the…
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“Liberté, égalité, fraternité, and crème brûlée…versus WHAT?” BBC Host Goes Off on ISIS

Posted by  ▪  November 22, 2015

“I’m sticking with ‘IS’…as in ‘Islamist Scumbags'”

“Liberté, égalité, fraternité, and crème brûlée…versus WHAT?” BBC Host Goes Off on ISIS

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11/22/2015 at 8:00am
This month’s attacks in Paris, France killed 130 innocent people and left hundreds more battered, bruised, and reawakened to the danger of radical Islamic terrorism in the west. Political leaders and presidential candidates are speaking out, and everyone’s megaphone is pointed straight at Syria and the heart of ISIS. BBC anchor and…
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“there is a true fascism rising in academia and its target is Israel”

Posted by  ▪  November 21, 2015

American Anthropological Association moves closer to academic boycott of Israel.

“there is a true fascism rising in academia and its target is Israel”

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11/21/2015 at 9:15pm
I was a guest earlier today on The Craig Silverman Show on 710 KNUS in Denver. For almost 20 minutes we talked about the use or refusal to use the term “radical Islam,” Obama’s world view and foreign policy, Jesse Watters’ visit to Cornell, and the vote at the American Anthropological Association…
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Europe under serious terrorist threat alert

Posted by  ▪  November 21, 2015

Belgium locked down due to maximum alert; Atlanta a possible target?

Europe under serious terrorist threat alert

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11/21/2015 at 7:30pm
Authorities in Europe are tense due to warnings of another attack or wave of attacks. Belgium has raised its terror alert to the maximum level and has nearly shut down. The Guardian reports: Brussels in lockdown after terror threat level is raised to maximum Brussels has been blanketed with security after the Belgian government…
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Texan Who Videotaped His Own “Self-Defense” Convicted on Re-Trial

Posted by  ▪  November 21, 2015

Jury convicts Raul Rodriguez of murder after just three hours of deliberations

Texan Who Videotaped His Own “Self-Defense” Convicted on Re-Trial

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11/21/2015 at 6:00pm
This past Monday we wrote about the start of the re-trial of retired firefighter Raul Rodriguez who was previously convicted of murder and sentenced to 40 years in jail after shooting a neighbor over a dispute about the neighbor’s noisy party. Rodriquez had claimed self-defense justification for the killing.  That prior…
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Free Yoga classes at U. Ottawa cancelled as form of “cultural appropriation”

Posted by  ▪  November 21, 2015

Reject compromise of calling it “mindful stretching”

Free Yoga classes at U. Ottawa cancelled as form of “cultural appropriation”

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11/21/2015 at 4:10pm
Now they’ve gone too far. Someone tell me this is a hoax, and we’ve all been had. Progressive or Parody? But, I fear this report from The Ottawa Sun is not a joke. Free Ottawa yoga class scrapped over ‘cultural issues’: Student leaders have pulled the mat out from 60 University of Ottawa students, ending a…
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Congress targets Obama’s “Green Climate” funding

Posted by  ▪  November 21, 2015

Political courage infects both House and Senate.

Congress targets Obama’s “Green Climate” funding

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11/21/2015 at 2:30pm
After Congressman Paul Ryan became Speaker of the House, we remarked that he “may surprise us.” I must admit, the surprises have exceeded my skepticism, especially after the House defied a veto threat by the President and overwhelmingly passed legislation to suspend Obama’s program to admit 10,000 Syrian refugees in the next…
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Out of the Spotlight, Benghazi Select Committee Investigation Continues

Posted by  ▪  November 21, 2015

Interviews and inquiries continue

Out of the Spotlight, Benghazi Select Committee Investigation Continues

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11/21/2015 at 12:30pm
Hillary Clinton’s widely publicized public hearing before the House Select Committee on Benghazi did not signify the end of the committee’s investigation. Earlier this week, the House Select Committee interviewed an unnamed witness from the State Department. Sarah Westwood of the Washington Examiner has that story: Members of the House Select Committee…
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Bill Whittle on how liberalism breeds terror

Posted by  ▪  November 21, 2015

“What kind of failure of intelligence is that?”

Bill Whittle on how liberalism breeds terror

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11/21/2015 at 10:30am
In the newest edition of Afterburner, Bill Whittle lays blame for the recent terror attacks in Paris and Mali at the feet of liberals who appease and reward radicalized Muslims. Whittle points out that increased immigration to France from Muslim countries led to no-go zones which became incubators for radical Islam. Instead…
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Pandering to Protesters Week at College Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  November 21, 2015

Your weekly report from the world of higher education.

Pandering to Protesters Week at College Insurrection

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11/21/2015 at 8:30am
Protesters at Dartmouth took their disruptive demonstration into a school library and may have assaulted people. Luckily, the school has apologized…to the protesters. Dartmouth Protesters Allegedly Assaulted Students in School Library Dartmouth Administration Apologizes to Library Protesters News of protests didn’t end at Dartmouth. Yale Students Present New Demands to School President University of Kansas Hit…
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Mia Love endorses Marco Rubio

Posted by  ▪  November 21, 2015

It’s the foreign policy.

Mia Love endorses Marco Rubio

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11/21/2015 at 7:00am
A surprising, but welcoming congressional endorsement. Mia Love inserted herself into the pages of history in November 2014 when she became the first black Republican woman elected to Congress, when she defeated Democrat Doug Owens 50%-47%. Love, who is of Haitian descent and a Mormon, has now expressed her support for Sen. Marco…
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CNN Sets Standard for Next Presidential Debate

Posted by  ▪  November 20, 2015

The debating will continue until morale improves

CNN Sets Standard for Next Presidential Debate

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11/20/2015 at 7:37pm
On Tuesday, December 15, Las Vegas will play host to the 4,752nd 5th Republican presidential debate. Wolf Blitzer will moderate, joined by Dana Bash and Hugh Hewitt. Once again, we’re looking at two sessions—a kids’ table discussion, and a prime time debate featuring those candidates who meet one of three…
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