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  • VOTERS TO G.O.P.: WE'RE JUST NOT THAT INTO IMMIGRANTS

    07/30/2015 12:36:26 AM PDT · by Rummyfan · 12 replies
    Ann Coulter Dot Com ^ | 30 July 2015 | Ann Coulter
    For years, Republican candidates have been assured by their political consultants that amnesty is a runaway hit with the public. Then they always come in for a zinger of a surprise when the American people are finally able to express themselves on the subject. (Sometimes it seems as if political consultants are in the game only to make money.) Washington has tried to sneak through three amnesties in the last decade -- in 2006, 2007 and 2013. Each time, amnesty had the full support of the media, the White House, leaders of both political parties, big campaign donors and lobbyists....
  • Donald Trump: Honesty Is for Chumps (Translation: He's winning, what now?)

    07/29/2015 6:37:34 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    The Politico's Fourth Estate ^ | July 29, 2015 | Jack Shafer
    Donald Trump may have hired a staff and commenced the building of a political organization, but Trump 2016 is best viewed not as a political campaign but as an evolving real-estate deal, with Trump playing the shifty developer and the voters representing the buyers to be wooed. Both developers and candidates are frequently derided as used-car salesmen. But that is unfair to used-car salesmen, who at least have in their possession—and for your inspection—the wheeled thing they’re selling. Developers and candidates, on the other hand, have only words and a few sketches to represent their product, which is a better...
  • The GOP Professionals Don't Understand What's Happening in Their Primary

    07/29/2015 4:54:32 PM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 8 replies
    The Rush Limbaugh Show ^ | 29 July 2015 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Chris in Raleigh, North Carolina. Great to have you, sir, on the EIB Network. Hello. CALLER: Dittos, Rush, and I would like to say that the reason why Rush Limbaugh and Donald Trump are liked in this country is because you're not out trashing the country on a daily basis. RUSH: Interesting observation. You think that's all it is? CALLER: You know, you listen to Trump and when he talks about somebody, he says, "I met this great guy," or, "I did this great thing," or, "I go to this wonderful golf course, I met these awesome...
  • Planned Parenthood on the run: Refuses to attend Texas hearing

    07/29/2015 4:31:07 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | July 29, 2015 | ED MORRISEY
    Gee, I wonder why? Taylor Millard noted yesterday that Texas officials may have some of the unpublished videos from Center for Medical Progress. That got confirmed earlier this morning: Texas: RT @Johnseago .@KenPaxtonTX confirms that the AGs office have received undercover videos of an abortion clinic in Texas. #txlege— LifeNews.com (@LifeNewsHQ) July 29, 2015 The Texas state Senate’s Health and Human Services Committee plan to review the videos to determine whether Planned Parenthood broke any laws, and to debate how to put an end to cash trades for organs harvested during abortions. That will take place this afternoon, and AG...
  • Hey de Blasio, put on your big-boy pants and act like our mayor

    07/29/2015 4:17:55 PM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 10 replies
    New York Post ^ | July 29, 2015 | By Michael Goodwin
    Pinstriped sage Yogi Berra has been credited with the observation that “you can learn a lot by watching.” Alas, such wisdom is wasted on Mayor Putz. Asked why he wasn’t at the unveiling of the glitzy plan for LaGuardia Airport with Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Vice President Joe Biden and other officials, the mayor offered a revealing response: He only goes to events where he’s invited to speak. OK, we get it. De Blasio’s war with Cuomo continues, and because the gov wouldn’t let him near the microphone, the mayor boycotted the event rather than fume in silence. I think we...
  • The Problem With Downplaying Immigrant Crime

    07/29/2015 3:05:36 PM PDT · by Theoria · 19 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | 29 July 2015 | David Frum
    Why has the Donald Trump candidacy—which so many professionals and pundits at first dismissed as a joke—flared this summer? In the first week of July, 15 percent of Republicans supported Trump for president in a YouGov poll. By the third week, that support had almost doubled, to 28 percent—with another 10 percent listing him as their second choice. Something happened in July to send Trump’s numbers soaring. That something may have been the murder of Kathryn Steinle. On July 5, the 32-year-old Steinle posed with her father for a photograph on a San Francisco pier at 6:30 on a Wednesday...
  • Trump Taps Into a Voter Bloc the GOP Needs to Win (Hint: It's Not Latinos)

    07/29/2015 2:27:23 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 32 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | July 29, 2015 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: No, no, no. I've not forgotten where I was in the Trump story about the Trump campaign. And a mistake that the Republican Party is making is thinking they need to improve their standing with Latinos and Hispanic voters to win. Now, there's nothing wrong if they do that, but that's not the road to victory. That's not what they have to do. Romney's already proven it. And when you hear me run the numbers, report the numbers that already had been run on what it would have taken... I'll cut to the chase. For Romney to have won,...
  • Breaking News: The Dentist Who Killed Cecil the Lion Donated to Mitt Romney!

    07/29/2015 2:03:41 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 34 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | July 29, 2015 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Get this. Stop what you're doing. I need you to listen the next 30 seconds. I don't even need to say that. You people are glued here for three hours. What am I talking about? On the same day that we get a headline from Rolling Stone, "What the Trump and Cosby Allegations Reveal About Rape Culture," and whatever it all means, we know that "Donald Trump's a sexist pig of the first order." That's in Rolling Stone. Guess what TheHill.com just tweeted? TheHill.com just tweeted, "Just in: Cecil the Lion Killer Donated to Romney." I kid you not....
  • Social Conservatives Were Right All Along

    07/29/2015 1:39:52 PM PDT · by Yashcheritsiy · 14 replies
    Renew America ^ | July 28, 2015 | Tim Dunkin
    The Good Book says, "...be sure your sin will find you out," and this is a lesson that the monsters at Planned Parenthood have been learning for the past three weeks. Caught on camera, these hideous harvesters of human life have been exposed to the whole world as the fiends they are, talking about "gentler" techniques for murdering babies so that they don't "crunch" the organs of tiny unborn children, so they can sell them for profits euphemistically disguised as "reimbursements." The fact that I could even write a sentence like that is definitive proof that America is infected with...
  • Rolling Stone Compares Trump to Cosby, Doesn't Mention the Clintons

    07/29/2015 1:09:30 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | July 29, 2015 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: I'm looking at this Trump campaign. You know, every day, the Trump campaign... What's the way to put this? Every day the Trump campaign gains a little more substance in the eyes of observers. What I mean by this is before Trump even got in the race, the smart money said, "He's not gonna run. He's just gonna tempt people with it and tease people, raise ratings for his TV show and this sort of thing. He'll never release his financial data on that form they all have to fill out." Then he did all that. Then it became,...
  • We Cry Over the Death of Cecil the Lion, But Shrug Off Planned Parenthood?

    07/29/2015 12:35:18 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 40 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | July 29, 2015 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: I have a simple question. I understand. I love Cecil the lion. I understand it. I understand crying. I myself was ravaged with sadness when I heard about the death of Cecil the lion. You know why? Because, even when talking about a lion, it was in a game preserve. It wasn't a pet, and you're never gonna make a pet out of a predator beast. But it still is the essence of innocence, and it wouldn't do anything to us if we didn't threaten it first. It is just senseless for somebody to shoot it. I don't care...
  • What We Learn From Football

    07/29/2015 12:11:04 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 24 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 29, 2015 | Terry Jeffrey
    In the coming days, a million or more teenage boys will eagerly show up at their high school campuses weeks before regular classes start. They will plan to spend their whole day at school, pay close attention to their instructors, and work as hard as they can. They will spend time in the classroom and time in the field, and they will all be focused on a single, venerable all-American goal: becoming part of a winning football team. Football is America's greatest game for boys, not only because of the lessons it teaches but also because of the broad range...
  • Small Businesses Face New Obamacare Threat

    07/29/2015 11:58:44 AM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 10 replies
    Forbes ^ | July 29, 2015 | By Grace-Marie Turner
    Small businesses are in the cross-hairs of Obamacare, particularly the growing small businesses the economy needs to create much-needed jobs. Starting in 2016, businesses with 51 to 100 employees will face fines of $2,000 to $3,000 a year per employee if they don’t provide Obamacare-compliant health insurance for their workers. Also starting next year, these companies will be forced into insurance pools that could increase premiums for most of them by an average of 18%. That means they would be mandated to purchase health insurance that, for most, would be much more expensive. The change will affect more than 150,000...
  • Evil In America

    07/29/2015 11:47:08 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 2 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 29, 2015 | Ben Shapiro
    This week, the Center for Medical Progress, an anti-abortion group dedicated to unmasking the atrocities committed by taxpayer-funded abortion juggernaut Planned Parenthood, released its latest in a series of undercover videos about the organization. In this video, Dr. Savita Ginde, vice president and medical director of Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains, calmly explains to the undercover reporter that the organs of babies killed in the womb can be sold separately. "I think a per-item thing works a little better," she tells the faux buyer while standing over a tray of kidney and spinal cord from a recently aborted baby....
  • The Return of the Grad-Tax Hustle

    07/29/2015 11:20:09 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 29, 2015 | Jeff Jacoby
    FIVE TIMES — in 1962, 1968, 1972, 1976, and 1994 — Massachusetts voters have been asked to jettison their state's flat-rate income tax and replace it with a system of graduated tax brackets. Each time they have unequivocally refused to do so.After that many rejections, even the most importunate suitor usually gets the message. But for some liberal true believers, all can never be right with the world as long as Article 44 of the Massachusetts Constitution commands that taxes "shall be levied at a uniform rate throughout the commonwealth upon incomes derived from the same class of property."So here we...
  • Hillary – You Are No Bill Clinton

    07/29/2015 10:50:39 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 29, 2015 | Bob Barr
    A paper flyer hangs on a pole in New Hampshire advertising a “Young Americans for Hillary” party. It features a black-and-white photo of a young, Bohemian Hillary, and promises to include, in addition to “political discussion” and “a good time,” pizza, “Hillary swag,” and “young people.” Two days before the event, none of the RSVP reminders were torn from the flyer; a clear sign that just because Team Hillary may be ready for her coronation, not everybody else is. Hillary Clinton’s likeability problem is no secret. Her favorability among Americans has been sliding since 2012; and a Gallup poll released...
  • Mark Steyn: Queer Theory meets African Studies

    07/29/2015 10:42:50 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 14 replies
    SteynOnline ^ | July 28, 2015 | Mark Steyn
    President Obama has wrapped up his tour of Africa. It was notable, insofar as that word can be applied to the trip, for his somewhat condescending and neo-colonial lecture to his hosts on the need to ease up on the old homophobia. Certainly, Africa is not terribly gay-friendly. But nor are other parts of the planet. In his ardent wooing of Iran, for example, he doesn't seem to have been perturbed in the least by his new best friends' executions of homosexuals, anymore than he is by the brutalization of gays elsewhere in the Muslim world. You might deduce in...
  • How to Kill the Summer Job

    07/29/2015 10:36:19 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 21 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 29, 2015 | Jonah Goldberg
    I had a lot of summer jobs. I was a foot messenger in New York for a couple of summers. I worked as a receptionist and mail room flunky. Before my junior year of high school, I briefly sold ice cream snacks -- sort of yuppie bonbons -- on the street for a company called Love Bites. The uniform was a tight red T-shirt (with a cupid over the heart), a straw hat, cane and snug brown shorts. When my manager asked me to work weekend nights in the (famously gay) West Village, I defected to a company that sold...
  • Laughing Over Dead Babies? Media Bored

    07/29/2015 10:16:24 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 51 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 29, 2015 | Brent Bozell
    The Center for Medical Progress has now issued a third recording of Planned Parenthood officials explaining their grotesque trafficking in baby body parts. It is even more devastating than the first two. The "news" media barely covered the second installment. They will probably pass over this one altogether. Trump World is apparently far more important than the extermination of babies for profit. The star of the new video is Holly O'Donnell, a young phlebotomist who worked for six months as a "procurement technician" for a company called Stem Express, which buys baby "specimens" from Planned Parenthood. She thought she would...
  • Cure for Racial Dishonesty

    07/29/2015 9:14:55 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 29, 2015 | Walter E. Williams
    There have been several notable cases of racial fakery. Years ago, then-law professor Elizabeth "Fauxcahontas" Warren falsely claimed that her great-grandfather was Cherokee Indian. A diversity-starved Harvard University jumped at the opportunity to hire her. She was so good at the racial fakery that a 1997 Fordham Law Review article lauded now-Sen. Warren as Harvard Law School's "first woman of color." Racial fakery for private gain has been going on for decades. In 1990, there was a highly publicized case of outright racial lying. Two white men, twins Philip and Paul Malone, took the Boston Fire Department test. They failed....
  • Governed by Zealots

    07/29/2015 5:47:47 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 29, 2015 | John Stossel
    The government's environmental rules defeat even environmentalists. Thomas Collier is a Democrat who managed environmental policy for Bill Clinton and Al Gore. Then he noticed a mining opportunity in Alaska, one he calls "the single largest deposit of gold and silver Tom's company hired hundreds of people to study the Pebble Mine's potential environmental impact, a first step before asking the Environmental Protection Agency for permission to dig. Usually, the EPA analyzes a company's study, then does its own research, then rules. But in this case, the EPA did something odd -- it rejected the mine before Pebble even got...
  • TURKEY INTO THE ABYSS

    07/29/2015 5:08:00 AM PDT · by SJackson · 10 replies
    Frontpagemag.com ^ | July 29, 2015 | Robert Ellis
    Turkey is at war with its own Kurds and ISIL. The bomb attack on the Turkish border town of Suruc in southeastern Turkey, targeting a group of activists planning to help rebuild Kobane across the border in Syria, came at an opportune moment for Turkey’s interim AKP (Justice and Development Party) government. Unlike a bombing in another border town, Reyhanli, two years ago, which failed to attract U.S. support for Turkey’s campaign against Bashar al-Assad’s regime in Syria, this time the bombing has done the trick. The suicide bomber was a member of an Islamist group linked to ISIL (the...
  • Solyndra II: ObamaCare's $3 Billion Co-Op Program Is Failing

    07/29/2015 5:06:46 AM PDT · by IBD editorial writer · 1 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 07/28/2015 | Staff
    Industrial Policy: Louisiana's Health Cooperative went belly up last week, the second of 23 ObamaCare-created insurance co-ops to fail. With more failures likely, it could cost taxpayers almost six times the Solyndra debacle.
  • PBS: PROPAGANDA MACHINE FOR BLACK PANTHER KILLERS

    07/29/2015 5:06:03 AM PDT · by SJackson · 11 replies
    Frontpagemag.com ^ | July 29, 2015 | David Horowitz
    New PBS documentary follows a long tradition of whitewashing Black Murder Inc. Editor's note: This Fall, PBS is featuring a documentary, The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution, which turns out to be little more than a pro-Panther propaganda film which ignores the mountain of evidence that the Black Panther Party was a murderous street gang with a political veneer. As Michael Moynihan points out in his recent review of the PBS documentary, Whitewashing the Black Panthers, in The Daily Beast, the production excuses a murderous and totalitarian cult that worshiped communist mass murderers such as Stalin, Chairman Mao, Kim...
  • Obama Cronyism + Your Personal Data = Trouble

    07/29/2015 5:05:10 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 1 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 29, 2015 | Michelle Malkin
    It's the most far-reaching scandal in Washington that no one wants to talk about: Tens of millions of federal employees had their personal information hacked as a result of Obama administration incompetence and political favoritism. Ethnic community organizer-turned-Office of Personnel Management head Katherine Archuleta recklessly eschewed basic cybersecurity in favor of politically correct "diversity" initiatives during her disastrous crony tenure. This Beltway business-as-usual created an irresistible opportunity for hackers to reach out and grab massive amounts of sensitive data -- compromising everyone from rank-and-file government employees to CIA spies. Could it get worse? You betcha. Amid increasing concerns about these...
  • Get Ready for Scott Walker… and the Ruthless Politics of Walkerism

    07/29/2015 5:01:31 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 55 replies
    The Nation ^ | July 29, 2015 | John Nichols
    Scott Kevin Walker, fresh from a free-spending yet folksy campaign in which he carried his lunch in a brown paper bag and promised to create 250,000 jobs, delivered his first inaugural address as governor of Wisconsin on January 3, 2011. “I stand before you not as the governor of one party or another, or the governor of one part of the state or another,” he declared. “Today, I stand before you as the governor for all of the people in the state of Wisconsin.” Days later, Walker traveled from Madison, the state capital, to Beloit, a working-class town battered by...
  • FACT CHECK: IS OBAMA A STATE SPONSOR OF TERRORISM?

    07/27/2015 5:51:13 PM PDT · by george76 · 21 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | July 27, 2015 | Daniel Greenfield
    "If this deal goes through the Obama administration becomes the leading financier of terrorism against Americans in the world." Obama made headlines by complaining that Republicans are being mean to him over the Iran deal. “We’ve had a sitting senator call John Kerry ‘Pontius Pilate.’ We’ve had a sitting senator who also happens to be running for president suggest that I’m the leading state sponsor of terrorism,” Obama said, referring to Sens. Tom Cotton of Arkansas and Ted Cruz of Texas, respectively. ... Let's look at the facts. Here's what Ted Cruz said. "If this deal goes through the Obama...
  • John Bolton: The consequences of a bad Iran deal

    07/28/2015 6:59:06 PM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 28 replies
    Dallas Morning News ^ | July 28, 2015 | By John Bolton
    President Barack Obama has made an art form of attacking his opponents rather than substantively defending his own policies, most recently regarding the Vienna agreement on Iran’s nuclear program. Essentially, Obama argues that we must either accept his wretched deal or go to war to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons. As is typical, Obama posits the wrong choice, apparently to distract from the unpleasant reality that the agreement won’t work. It will not prevent Iran from getting nuclear weapons. So the real choice we are faced with is dealing with the consequences of military action or the consequences of...
  • Israel should support the YPG and gain a great friend in the Middle East

    07/28/2015 6:49:48 PM PDT · by SJackson · 8 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 07/27/2015 | MACER GIFFORD
    Israeli humanitarian aid should be flowing into Rojava; the message should be absolutely clear: you aren’t alone against IS. I will always remember my first serious engagement with Islamic State. I joined two westerners and a small group of Kurds on a covert mission. The People’s Protection Units (YPG) were engaged in fierce fighting in two locations. As the Kurdish units moved south, our right flank began to assault a large village which contained a significant force of IS fighters. On the left flank there was a smaller village where the YPG was also pressing hard. Our job was to...
  • Racist Atticus Finch Has a Lesson for Jews

    07/28/2015 6:46:26 PM PDT · by SJackson · 26 replies
    Forward ^ | July 27, 2015 | Shana Bernstein
    Thhe publication of Harper Lee’s “Go Set a Watchman,” the novel set decades after the era of her classic book “To Kill a Mockingbird,” has sparked a heated debate — and much heartache — over Atticus Finch. “Watchman” follows Finch 20 years beyond “Mockingbird” into the 1950s civil rights era. It exposes him to be a racist segregationist rather than the hero whose supposed staunch commitment to racial justice inspired many white liberals. The southern white liberalism he seemed to represent rings hollow in light of this new story, which shows that he never intended to undermine the white supremacy...
  • Trump Schools the Republican Establishment

    07/28/2015 6:31:18 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 27 replies
    Politico ^ | July 28, 2015 | Matt Latimer
    GOP elites are only making The Donald stronger. Kids, you tried your best and you failed miserably,” the great Homer Simpson once observed. “The lesson is: never try.” That’s probably how the so-called “smart set” within the Republican Party feels these days. Ever since Mitt Romney’s 2012 defeat—a loss that caught everyone off guard except for people who followed public opinion polls or read a newspaper—we Republicans were promised a tough, new approach to the presidential primary process. No longer would the “non-serious candidates”—a term the bigwigs applied to people like Michele Bachmann or Herman Cain—be permitted to dominate the...
  • Future Generations Will Look Back and Wonder How This Country Lost Its Soul

    07/28/2015 5:56:10 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 28 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | July 28, 2015 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Another week, and another Planned Parenthood video. And as everybody thought, it just gets sicker. We were told it was going to get sicker. We were told that there was much more in the pipeline. And there is. It's really sick, folks. Do you know what this is? I'll tell you what this is. This is the kind of thing that years from now Americans not yet born are gonna hear about, and they are not gonna understand it, and they are gonna wonder what in the heck was going on in their country back in the early parts...
  • Jon Stewart’s secret White House visits

    07/28/2015 5:11:29 PM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 13 replies
    Politico ^ | 7.28.15 | Darren Samuelsohn
    Jon Stewart slipped unnoticed into the White House in the midst of the October 2011 budget fight, summoned to an Oval Office coffee with President Barack Obama.... In February 2014, Obama again requested Stewart make the trip from Manhattan to the White House, this time for a midmorning visit hours before the president would go before television cameras to warn Russia that “there will be costs” if it made any further military intervention in Ukraine.... Top Obama aides David Axelrod and Austan Goolsbee knew Stewart’s voice mattered and made sure to field calls and emails from the host and “Daily...
  • You will NOT BELIEVE who was best man at John Kerry’s daughter’s wedding

    07/28/2015 5:08:54 PM PDT · by Libloather · 85 replies
    Allen B. West ^ | 7/28/15 | Michele Hickford
    **SNIP** Zarif is the current minister of foreign affairs in the Rouhani administration and has held various significant diplomatic and cabinet posts since the 1990s. He was Kerry’s chief counterpart in the nuclear deal negotiations. Secretary Kerry and Zarif first met over a decade ago at a dinner party hosted by George Soros at his Manhattan penthouse. What a surprise. I have to say, connecting the dots gets more and more frightening. But it gets even worse. Guess who was the best man at the 2009 wedding between Kerry’s daughter Vanessa and Behrouz Vala Nahed? Javad Zarif’s son.
  • Uber mows down Bill de Blasio

    07/28/2015 4:25:45 PM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 11 replies
    Washington Post ^ | July 27, 2015 | By Richard Cohen
    Uber just ran over the mayor of New York. Bill de Blasio (D) wanted to limit the company’s expansion, citing traffic and complaints from the taxi industry, which is, as the saying goes, on the wrong side of history. Uber marshaled most of the world’s lobbyists and consultants and, in the apt description of the online journal Capital “crushed the mayor.” He merely decided to study the matter. He can study all he wants, but if the proper study of mankind is man (Alexander Pope), then the proper study of Uber is not the additional traffic it creates but how...
  • Drive-Bys Attempt to Smear Trump with More of the Usual Crap, Fail Miserably

    07/28/2015 4:09:34 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | July 28, 2015 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: They tried to get Trump, the Daily Beast, claiming that he raped Ivana, and they were foiled when Ivana came out and endorsed Trump. She talked about how much she loved Trump and they worked together raising their kids and so forth and it didn't happen. Now, Trump's lawyer went out there -- and Cohen, Michael Cohen -- and said that (summarized), "Well, there's no rape in marriage anyway. A spouse can't rape another spouse." So, that guy's been flogged, and Trump has straightened that out. But The Daily Beast, you will hear... The Daily Beast's source...
  • The Left Declares War on BBQ

    07/28/2015 3:52:30 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 28 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | July 28, 2015 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Let's get to the barbecue business, because I've been promising this and the air-conditioning stuff. If I don't actually make time to do it in the midst of all this other stuff, I'll just keep procrastinating it, putting it off and putting it off. Let's go ahead and do it. There are two stories here, actually. No, three on this now. The first is from website called IAmATexan.com. "'If this resolution passes, we would be forced to close or move. It would destroy Austin barbecue.' says Aaron Franklin, owner of Franklin’s BBQ in Austin. "Austin, Texas has long been...
  • Carr: Boston 2024 boondoggle united opponents (Olympic bid)

    07/28/2015 3:38:39 PM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 9 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | July 28, 2015 | By Howie Carr
    Finally, at long last, someone has gone broke underestimating the intelligence of the American public. And it couldn’t have happened to a nicer bunch — Boston 2024. There is a God. The lesson here is from Abraham Lincoln: You can’t fool all of the people all of the time — even in Massachusetts. It’s a great victory for the people, but it could easily have gone the other way. What if Marsha Coakley had been elected governor? The state would already be on the hook for $5 billion in cost overruns. Like most flim-flams, the Boston Olympics collapsed abruptly. Perplexing,...
  • Hillary's Such a Terrible Candidate, Obama's Talking About a Third Term

    07/28/2015 3:34:16 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 23 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | July 28, 2015 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Craig in Scarsdale, New York. Great to have you on the program. Hello, sir. CALLER: Thank you very much, Rush. I can't believe all these reporters out there who are just dumping on Trump. It's unbelievable. They gotta go back 30 years to find something that can actually stick to this guy. RUSH: No, no. They have to go back 30 years to make up something. CALLER: I'm sorry? RUSH: They had to go back 30 years to make up something. CALLER: To make up something. And not just that. Why don't we go back 30 years and look...
  • “White Privilege:” Nonsense to hard-working immigrants

    07/28/2015 12:55:22 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    Communities Digital News ^ | July 25, 2015 | Allan C. Brownfeld
    Looking at our complex history and recognizing only its shortcoming some to believe that "white privilege" is, somehow, an explanation for a reality that is multi-faceted. “White privilege” is a term that has emerged as an energized and very youthful, civil rights movement has sought to focus attention upon what it perceives as widespread racism in American society. There is a very aggressive policing of language now under way. Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley was interrupted by protestors when the 2016 Democratic presidential candidate said “all lives matter” at the Netroots Nation conference in Phoenix in mid-July. Several dozen demonstrators...
  • Fifteen Elephants and a Clown

    07/28/2015 7:37:10 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 24 replies
    National Review ^ | July 28, 2015 | Kevin D. Williamson
    The Donald’s life has been seven decades of buffoonery. If there was a good reason to distrust presidential candidate Mitt Romney, it had to do with his views on abortion. Not his position per se — as difficult as it is to understand the pro-choice tendency, there are people of good faith on both sides of the abortion question — but the fact that he arrived at that position so late in life and at a moment when his change of heart was politically convenient. Even if we assume that this was not simple cowardly political calculation, as in the...
  • The Left's Contempt for America: Left-Right Differences, Part VI

    07/28/2015 5:47:32 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 28, 2015 | Dennis Prager
    This past week, one of the greatest differences between the Left and Right -- both around the world and in America -- once again came to light: how each views America. Every year for the past 67 years, the Jefferson-Jackson Dinner has been the major fundraising event for the Connecticut State Democratic Party. Not anymore. The party unanimously voted to drop the two Democratic presidents' names because they were slaveholders. That is the way the Left sees American history. Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence, the document that articulated the principle of human rights endowed by the Creator (thereby...
  • Earth to Kepler-452b

    07/28/2015 5:37:59 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 28 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 28, 2015 | Cal Thomas
    NASA has discovered the answer to all of our problems. It is another planet, a possible twin to Earth that could theoretically sustain life. This revelation could be bigger than Columbus "discovering" America, or Lewis and Clark finding the Northwest Passage. It offers the possibility of starting over. Hasn't the thought crossed the mind of every adult of a certain age that if we could time travel back to our youth and know what we know now, we would not have made the mistakes we made? The first step in boldly going where no one has gone before is to...
  • Hillary Clinton's Clean Energy Plan Is A Farce

    07/28/2015 5:15:36 AM PDT · by IBD editorial writer · 10 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 07/27/2015 | Staff
    Power: In her latest campaign video on renewable energy, Hillary Clinton mocks Republican candidates for not facing the "reality" of global warming and the need to fight it. But it's her own energy plan that defies reality.
  • Republicans on Road to Ruin With Highway Bill

    07/28/2015 5:08:44 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 37 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 28, 2015 | Stephen Moore
    Later this week, the highway trust fund officially runs out of money unless Congress authorizes more funding for roads and bridges. But the bill that is being pushed by Democrats and some Republicans is starting to look like a Republican Party Dunkirk that could infuriate conservative voters and even wind up costing the GOP the 2016 election. The $320 billion six year public works funding bill would raise government spending, increase taxes on businesses and possibly provide a new lease on life for the corporate welfare queen -- the Export-Import Bank. This happens every time a highway bill comes up...
  • Is America Entering a New Victorian Era?

    07/28/2015 5:03:15 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 28, 2015 | Michael Barone
    Forty-seven years ago, the musical "Hair" opened on Broadway. Elderly mavens -- the core theater audience then, unlike the throngs of tourists flocking to cheap movie adaptations today -- were instructed that America was entering an "Age of Aquarius." The old moral rules were extinct: we were entering a new era of freedom, experimentation and self-expression. In some ways, the prediction came true. Rates of divorce, cohabitation before marriage and illegitimate births rose sharply in the years after 1968. The percentages of children living with two parents fell sharply. The "Hair" version of history -- hundreds of years of oppression...
  • The Nuclear ‘Deal’ and Obama’s Post-POTUS Future

    07/28/2015 4:48:01 AM PDT · by SJackson · 8 replies
    Algemeiner ^ | JULY 22, 2015 | Edward Alexander
    President Obama’s decision to send the potentially catastrophic “executive agreement” (formerly known to speakers of English as a “treaty”) with Iran for immediate unanimous approval by the UN Security Council before it could even be considered (much less voted on) by the legislature of his own country is only the latest (albeit the most brazen) of his relentless assaults on the American system of checks and balances. It is the culmination of an Iranian policy evident from June 2009 when Iranians who took to the streets en masse to protest the results of a fraudulent election were savagely beaten,by government...
  • Blaming failure of a rotten deal on Israel?

    07/28/2015 4:34:41 AM PDT · by SJackson · 10 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 7-27-15 | Jennifer Rubin
    As we learn more about the Iran deal — the side agreements, the lifting of the arms and missile embargoes, the loophole-ridden inspections regime — the more apparent it is that only people so enamored of their own work, so gullible to embrace the Iranians’ soothing words and so desperate for glory could have negotiated this deal. Rather than acknowledge the criticisms on the merits, the administration sinks lower and lower, casting aspersions on critics. When Secretary of State John Kerry announces that the world will blame Israel if the deal fails, we have left the realm of dignified debate....
  • ILLEGAL ALIENS ARE NOT 'LAW ABIDING'

    07/28/2015 4:32:21 AM PDT · by SJackson · 5 replies
    Frontpagemagazine.com ^ | July 28, 2015 | Michael Cutler
    The vital importance of America's immigration and inspection laws. Recently Bill O'Reilly interviewed Senator Chuck Grassley about Kate's Law, legislation currently being drafted in the United States Senate to address the issue of sanctuary cities and the unlawful reentry of aggravated felon aliens who had been convicted of committing felonies prior to being deported from the United States. That law was prompted by the murder of Kathryn Steinle, a 32-year-old woman alleged killed by an illegal alien from Mexico, Francisco Sanchez, who had been previously convicted of seven felonies and had been deported five times. During the interview O'Reilly said...
  • GOP Leaders Are Driving Their Base Into The Arms Of Donald Trump

    07/28/2015 3:01:13 AM PDT · by markomalley · 77 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 7/28/15 | Scott Greer
    Remember that picture of Chris Matthews looking upset at the announcement of a Republican sweep in the midterm elections?There he was — arms crossed, frowning intensly — looking at the results like a man who just lost a lot of money at a game of cards.It was gleefully shared around by Republicans and conservatives rejoicing in the fact that Congress was now back in the hands of the GOP, with the hope that President Obama’s agenda would finally be put in reverse.If only Matthews and those same Republicans could see what would happen in the GOP-controlled Senate on July 26.The...