All Posts (Page 513)

Merkel Falters as Anti-Immigration Party becomes 3rd Largest in Germany

Posted by  ▪  November 19, 2015

Merkel’s mass-immigration policy poised to “fundamentally transform” the demography of Europe forever

Merkel Falters as Anti-Immigration Party becomes 3rd Largest in Germany

Posted by
11/19/2015 at 1:00pm
As German Chancellor Angela Merkel doubles down on her open-border policy just days after the deadly Paris terror attacks by reiterating her government’s willingness to absorb more migrants, the political landscape in changing rapidly before her eyes. The anti-immigration party AfD that was just above 3 percent in opinion polls as recently as…
Read More...
 

Paris Attacks Bring Inevitable Calls for Gun Control From the Left

Posted by  ▪  November 19, 2015

Never let a crisis go to waste.

Paris Attacks Bring Inevitable Calls for Gun Control From the Left

Posted by
11/19/2015 at 11:30am
As the world reacts to the terror attacks in Paris and French authorities continue to address new developments, some progressives are pushing the left’s pet issue of gun control. In order to understand their point, you have to completely ignore the fact that France has some of the strictest gun control laws…
Read More...
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=46W4S3lr9HU

UT-Austin anti-Israel student leader called for “support” of Hamas, Islamic Jihad, PFLP

Posted by  ▪  November 19, 2015

Just over two months ago leader of Israeli Studies disruption called on BDS movement to “support Palestinian resistance groups”

UT-Austin anti-Israel student leader called for “support” of Hamas, Islamic Jihad, PFLP

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=46W4S3lr9HU
Posted by
11/19/2015 at 10:20am
The students who disrupted a UT-Austin Israel Studies event hosted by Professor Ami Pedahzur have gone on the offensive, filing a “civil rights” complaint with the University. The disruption was carried out by the UT-Austin Palestine Solidarity Committee (PSC), led by law student Mohammed Nabulsi, who also is a leader of the…
Read More...
 

On Fighting ISIS

Posted by  ▪  November 19, 2015

Are there any good options?

On Fighting ISIS

Posted by
11/19/2015 at 8:30am
The best approach to addressing the ISIS threat would have been one of prevention—an ounce of it worth far more than a pound of cure. An obvious move would have been to keep a small residual force in Iraq, back when even Obama was crowing about the successful transition there. Another…
Read More...
 

Branco Cartoon – I Have Seen The Enemy

Posted by  ▪  November 19, 2015

and he is….

Branco Cartoon – I Have Seen The Enemy

Posted by
11/19/2015 at 7:00am
Note: You may reprint this cartoon provided you link back to this source.
 

ISIS Threatens Attack on Times Square in New Video

Posted by  ▪  November 18, 2015

Washington, D.C. also in the crosshairs

ISIS Threatens Attack on Times Square in New Video

Posted by
11/18/2015 at 8:43pm
Earlier this year, I dove in to the world of ISIS propaganda with a piece explaining that ISIS is using digital media to both recruit new members, and make it more difficult for international intelligence officials to track terror threats. ISIS is really good at propaganda. Their use of social media…
Read More...
 

Stop Reading About Terrorists and Laugh at these People in Wigs Instead

Posted by  ▪  November 18, 2015

“You’re not the President! You’re WHITE!”

Stop Reading About Terrorists and Laugh at these People in Wigs Instead

Posted by
11/18/2015 at 6:45pm
The world is horrible today. This week. This month. Year? Let’s not quibble about when the horribleness started. Earlier I was scrolling through the blog and I realized that, for the most part, everything that we (and by “we,” I mean conservatives at large) have been focusing on is either soaked…
Read More...
 

Poll: Majority of Americans Oppose Syrian Refugee Influx

Posted by  ▪  November 18, 2015

How the refugee debate detracts from the the real issue — President Obama’s incompetency combatting radical Muslim terrorist cells.

Poll: Majority of Americans Oppose Syrian Refugee Influx

Posted by
11/18/2015 at 4:45pm
Wednesday, Bloomberg released a poll that captured national attitudes on America’s commitment to take in 10,000 Syrian refugees. In the wake of Friday’s Paris attacks, 53% of Americans polled opposed continuation of plans to assist in the resettling of Syrian nationals seeking refugee status. According to Bloomberg, “Just 28 percent would keep…
Read More...
 

Affordable Care Act Not So Affordable After All

Posted by  ▪  November 18, 2015

Health insurance consumers grapple with sky high premiums and deductibles

Affordable Care Act Not So Affordable After All

Posted by
11/18/2015 at 2:45pm
As it turns out, the Affordable Care Act is not exactly affordable after all. With the third Obamacare open enrollment in full swing, consumers nationwide are reeling from health insurance premium sticker shock. Which explains why healthcare costs and access to healthcare remain the single most important issue to Americans. A few weeks…
Read More...
 
http://www.kvue.com/story/news/local/2015/11/17/students-claim-discrimination-group-ut/75962604/

Did UT-Austin students who disrupted Israel Studies event violate campus code?

Posted by  ▪  November 18, 2015

University investigating, as protesters lawyer-up and file complaint that their rights were violated (seriously).

Did UT-Austin students who disrupted Israel Studies event violate campus code?

http://www.kvue.com/story/news/local/2015/11/17/students-claim-discrimination-group-ut/75962604/
Posted by
11/18/2015 at 1:00pm
The publicity surrounding the disruption of an Israel Studies event at the University of Texas at Austin by the UT-Austin Palestine Solidarity Committee continues to escalate, with local media in Texas taking up the story. For full background, see my prior posts, Anti-Israel students target UT-Austin Israeli Studies prof after disrupting his speech and New…
Read More...
 

Self-Defense Immunity Motion In Florida Movie Theater Shooting

Posted by  ▪  November 18, 2015

Motion a good model for arguing & understanding self-defense immunity

Self-Defense Immunity Motion In Florida Movie Theater Shooting

Posted by
11/18/2015 at 11:30am
I’ve previously written here about the Florida movie theater shooting, in which retired police officer Curtis Reeves shot and killed Chad Oulson in claimed self-defense after the two men argued about Oulson’s use of his cell phone in a movie theater: Florida Theater Shooting Induces Another Round of “Stand Your Ground” Mania…
Read More...
 

Californians May Vote to Eliminate Sanctuary Cities

Posted by  ▪  November 18, 2015

Meanwhile, Gov. Jerry Brown is proceeding with Syrian refugee program.

Californians May Vote to Eliminate Sanctuary Cities

Posted by
11/18/2015 at 10:01am
We recently reported that San Francisco’s “sanctuary sheriff” lost his re-election bid, defeated in large part because of the release of an illegal immigrant accused of killing Kate Steinle while she walking on the city waterfront with her father. This defeat has helped fuel the launch of an initiative so that California…
Read More...
 

Carly Fiorina: Obama “at his most passionate when he’s attacking Republicans”

Posted by  ▪  November 18, 2015

Carly Fiorina Blasts Obama’s Handling of ISIS

Carly Fiorina: Obama “at his most passionate when he’s attacking Republicans”

Posted by
11/18/2015 at 8:30am
Carly Fiorina appeared on the Kelly File last night and offered a harsh rebuke to President Obama’s recent remarks regarding the terror attacks in Paris. Fiorina pointed out that Obama is more comfortable attacking Republicans than he is talking about America’s enemies and laid blame at the feet of the president and…
Read More...
 

Buy A.F. Branco’s book “Comically Incorrect,” or else

Posted by  ▪  November 18, 2015

The Best Of by one of the best cartoonists out there.

Buy A.F. Branco’s book “Comically Incorrect,” or else

Posted by
11/18/2015 at 7:00am
I am absolutely certain that generations from now, we will be able to look back and tell our children that this was the moment when the rise of political correctness began to slow and our planet began to heal. A.F. Branco has released Comically Incorrect, a collection of his best cartoons, some…
Read More...
 

Caitlyn Jenner: Transgendered Heroine or Feminist Pariah?

Posted by  ▪  November 17, 2015

Not transgendered enough. Apparently.

Caitlyn Jenner: Transgendered Heroine or Feminist Pariah?

Posted by
11/17/2015 at 9:15pm
Ah yes, Caitlyn Jenner. Hero of transdom or betrayer of feminism? Lately, consensus sides with the latter. Formerly Bruce, now Caitlyn Jenner has the self-professed feminist community up in arms. Named one of Glamour’s Women of the Year, Jenner’s remarks aren’t quite the homer he (she?) may have hoped. According to Glamour’s…
Read More...
 

Jindal Drops Out

Posted by  ▪  November 17, 2015

“I’ve come to the realization that this is not my time.”

Jindal Drops Out

Posted by
11/17/2015 at 7:15pm
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal announced Tuesday afternoon he was ending his presidential campaign. Jindal is the third Republican candidate to suspend his campaign, and also the third Governor. Governor Jindal made his announcement during Bret Baier’s Special Report on Fox News. Speaking to Baier, Governor Jindal said: “It has been a great honor…
Read More...
 

Florida Effort to Change Burden on Self-Defense Immunity Fails

Posted by  ▪  November 17, 2015

Burden to remain on accused to prove self-defense by a preponderance of the evidence

Florida Effort to Change Burden on Self-Defense Immunity Fails

Posted by
11/17/2015 at 5:50pm
A couple of months ago we posted here about the effort of Florida legislator Dennis Braxley to change Florida’s self-defense immunity law: Major Change Proposed for Florida Self-defense Immunity Law.   Under the proposed change a person claiming self-defense immunity for their use of force against another could be denied that immunity…
Read More...