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Megyn Kelly to Moderate Next Debate Despite Trump’s Objection

Posted by  ▪  January 24, 2016

Get ready for Round Two.

Megyn Kelly to Moderate Next Debate Despite Trump’s Objection

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1/24/2016 at 7:00am
The next Republican debate is coming up this Thursday and will be hosted by FOX News. Based on their back and forth the last time FOX News hosted, Donald Trump asked the network to take Megyn Kelly off the moderator desk. Unfortunately for Trump, the network is doing no such thing. USA Today…
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ueZmUgogJfg

Great News – Reparations demand causing Dem fissure

Posted by  ▪  January 23, 2016

How long before Dems must pander on the issue?

Great News – Reparations demand causing Dem fissure

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ueZmUgogJfg
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1/23/2016 at 9:20pm
Author Ta-Nehisi Coates is hot, hot, hot in progressive circles. His demand for Reparations published in The Atlantic pushed him into the stratosphere. But it was an empty, amateurish effort, as I wrote at the time, The dead-end Case for Reparations: Coates never gives the answer as to who gets what and how. And that’s…
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Is Trump really winning over black voters as claimed?

Posted by  ▪  January 23, 2016

That narrative has scant polling basis.

Is Trump really winning over black voters as claimed?

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1/23/2016 at 7:30pm
A recent Politico article talks about how Trump might defeat Clinton. The article’s lede focuses on potential support among black voters: If Donald Trump becomes the next president of the United States, there will be plenty of surprises along the way. One of the biggest will be the help he gets from…
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Common Core textbook exec blasts dead white male Founders

Posted by  ▪  January 23, 2016

. . . and damns the Second Amendment

Common Core textbook exec blasts dead white male Founders

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1/23/2016 at 6:00pm
Common Core education standards, which use the “Race to the Top” grant program to enjoin states to adopt national education standards, is the mechanism through which the federal government is taking control over K-12 curriculum. Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) recently referred to it as the “Obamacare of education.” From Cato’s Neal McCluskey: …While Washington did…
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As anti-Semitism rises, Germany loses track of 600,000 “Asylum Seekers”

Posted by  ▪  January 23, 2016

Everyone other than Angela Merkel and the European Left saw this coming.

As anti-Semitism rises, Germany loses track of 600,000 “Asylum Seekers”

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1/23/2016 at 4:30pm
Time’s 2015 “Person of the Year” is facing increasing criticism for her handling of the Middle Eastern refugee crisis and her open borders policy. Now, in the wake of numerous assaults across Germany alone, including the New Year’s Eve mass sexual assaults by immigrants in Cologne, and increasing crime and unease among…
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http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2014/12/02/bloomberg-plans-gun-control-push-in-states/19785161/

With Chaos on Left and Right, Bloomberg Considers Indie Bid for White House

Posted by  ▪  January 23, 2016

If Hillary recovers her footing, Bloomberg won’t run

With Chaos on Left and Right, Bloomberg Considers Indie Bid for White House

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2014/12/02/bloomberg-plans-gun-control-push-in-states/19785161/
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1/23/2016 at 2:30pm
With Hillary’s cratering poll numbers, the far left “feeling the Bern,” and the right tearing itself apart over Trump and the other candidates, former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg reportedly sees an opening and is seriously considering an independent run for president. The New York Times reports: Michael R. Bloomberg has instructed…
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t16FNASOoz4

Nothing says “I’m my own man” like Jeb Bush using Mom and Brother in campaign

Posted by  ▪  January 23, 2016

Signs of desperation are beginning to show.

Nothing says “I’m my own man” like Jeb Bush using Mom and Brother in campaign

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t16FNASOoz4
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1/23/2016 at 12:30pm
From the beginning of his campaign, Jeb Bush has tried to portray himself as his own man who can run on his own merits. His campaign logo of Jeb! even lacks the Bush name. Yet as time grows short and the polls fail to rise, he is increasingly turning to members of…
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Hillary: I’m not The Establishment, Bernie Sanders is

Posted by  ▪  January 23, 2016

Desperation.

Hillary: I’m not The Establishment, Bernie Sanders is

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1/23/2016 at 10:30am
Speaking to CNN’s Wolf Blitzer this week, Hillary Clinton sought to paint her opponent Bernie Sanders as part of the establishment and she has a valid point. Bernie has served in congress for years which makes him part of the establishment. Hillary Clinton on the other hand is not just part of…
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Race and Politics Week at College Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  January 23, 2016

Your weekly report from the world of higher education.

Race and Politics Week at College Insurrection

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1/23/2016 at 8:30am
According to some progressives, academia has a race problem even though it’s run by liberals. Notre Dame Hosts Black Lives Matter Event And Offers Class on White Privilege Portland Community College Deems April Month for Whiteness Shaming College Sponsors Field Trip to Black Lives Matter Protest Larry Elder offers a different point of view. Prager University…
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Snowzilla LIVE: DC Blizzard Snow Cams

Posted by  ▪  January 23, 2016

Looking for a break from politics? This is the place to go.

Snowzilla LIVE: DC Blizzard Snow Cams

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1/23/2016 at 6:30am
May I suggest taking a moment to step back from the bitter election news cycle and enjoy watching the snow fall? It’s quite lovely. Speaker Ryan is livestreaming the D.C. snow storm all weekend long. They’ve even included a little background music. From the Speaker’s blog: Here’s something from Washington, DC, that won’t…
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Trump: Let’s get to be a little Establishment so we can make great deals!

Posted by  ▪  January 22, 2016

Do words still have meaning?

Trump: Let’s get to be a little Establishment so we can make great deals!

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1/22/2016 at 9:00pm
Speaking to a crowd in Las Vegas Thursday night, Donald Trump said he’d be part of the establishment if elected; a bit odd considering he’s spent the majority of his campaign portraying himself as the ultimate political outsider. But standard rules don’t apply this election cycle. Apparently. The abbreviated version of Trump’s remarks: The…
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Reminder – San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro had less responsibility than Wasilla Mayor Sarah Palin

Posted by  ▪  January 22, 2016

Currently Sec. of HHS, he’s learning how to speak Spanish as part of grooming for Hillary’s Veep.

Reminder – San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro had less responsibility than Wasilla Mayor Sarah Palin

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1/22/2016 at 7:30pm
Once again, there is buzz about former San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro as a possible VP pick for Hillary. Castro was given the position of Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services as part of grooming him for the national stage: 2016 identity politics: We’ll meet your Marco Rubio, and raise…
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Americans Account for One-third of All Global Charitable Giving

Posted by  ▪  January 22, 2016

We are a generous, compassionate nation

Americans Account for One-third of All Global Charitable Giving

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1/22/2016 at 6:00pm
We’ve become accustomed to hearing from the increasingly shrill fringe left about the greedy evils of the top 1%.  However, it’s important not to lose sight of the fact that Americans are a generous and charitable people . . . including the most wealthy among us. The Washington Examiner reports that of…
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Reports: Hillary private server may have put human spy assets at risk

Posted by  ▪  January 22, 2016

Hillary private server problem just went from bad to worse

Reports: Hillary private server may have put human spy assets at risk

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1/22/2016 at 4:15pm
Earlier this week, Fox News reported Hillary Clinton’s emails contained information from the most secretive, classified sources. Their report was based on a letter obtained from the Intelligence Community Inspector General, Charles McCullough III. Fox News exclusively obtained the text of the unclassified letter, sent Jan. 14 from Intelligence Community Inspector General…
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John Kerry Admits Iran Deal Could Benefit Terrorists

Posted by  ▪  January 22, 2016

Everyone put on your shocked face.

John Kerry Admits Iran Deal Could Benefit Terrorists

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1/22/2016 at 2:30pm
If you had any concerns about Obama’s Iran Deal rest assured, the news only gets worse. Speaking to a CNBC panel yesterday, John Kerry admitted that some of the money the U.S. is giving to Iran is likely to end up in the hands of terror groups. CNN reports: John Kerry: Some sanctions relief…
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National Review Special Issue against phony conservative … Newt Gingrich

Posted by  ▪  January 22, 2016

The “Against Trump Special Issue” is not unprecedented.

National Review Special Issue against phony conservative … Newt Gingrich

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1/22/2016 at 12:45pm
National Review has a special issue Against Donald Trump, with columns by 22 people, most of whom are familiar conservative writers and media personalities. I skimmed a few of the columns and they make the case persuasively that Trump is not a conservative. You know the arguments already. He’s for activist big…
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Retired General David Petraeus Faces Demotion

Posted by  ▪  January 22, 2016

Comparing and contrasting his legal experiences with Hillary Clinton’s!

Retired General David Petraeus Faces Demotion

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1/22/2016 at 11:30am
Retired four-star general and former head of the CIA, David Petraeus, may be demoted for his 2012 scandal involving classified material. The Pentagon is re-examining whether retired Army Gen. David Petraeus should be retroactively demoted for giving his biographer unauthorized access to classified information, defense officials say. While the Army officially determined last…
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