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  • Rush Limbaugh is a hypocrite when it comes to Trump

    11/25/2015 11:34:24 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 43 replies
    The Hill ^ | November 25, 2015 | Travis Hale
    In the summer of 1992, Rush Limbaugh saved me from myself. I was an 18-year-old high school graduate about to begin college, too impatient to wait for adulthood to come to me. So instead, I went in search of it the only way I knew how: by engulfing myself in presidential politics and the fascinating campaigns that summer between Bill Clinton, George Bush and Ross Perot. Like many idealistic teens, I was at first drawn to the youthful Clinton campaign and Fleetwood Mac's cheerful command to "Don't stop thinking about tomorrow." But then I started listening to Limbaugh and it...
  • Hillary Clinton’s Muslim Brotherhood-Tied Huma Abedin: I Want Muslim Refugees To Flood America

    11/25/2015 7:48:34 PM PST · by Seeing More Clearly Now · 28 replies
    Freedom Outpost ^ | November 25, 2015 | Walid Shoebat
    The evidence of Hillary’s aid, Huma Abedin’s connections to the Muslim Brotherhood and the Wahhabists is overwhelming, but an undercover video of her sentiments is rare. A video surfaced of Huma’s call to allow Muslim refugees to enter the U.S as it happened in Europe finally surfaced. This links the dots to the Muslim Minority Affairs connection by Huma and her family. It is crucial to understand this issue of what is The Muslim Minority Affairs issue is which Huma was deeply involved in and the proof of membership can be seen in the link [here]. So her membership in...
  • The True Story of Thanksgiving

    11/25/2015 6:26:51 PM PST · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    Rush ^ | November 25 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Now, back in 1992, I published a book called the See, I Told You So, and Chapter 6 was entitled "Dead White Guys, or What the History Books Never Told You: The True Story of Thanksgiving." But I would be remiss if I didn't say that we've done this story again in a different way for a different readership. The first in the children's book series, Rush Revere and the Brave Pilgrims also discusses the first Thanksgiving. In that book, we actually time travel back to it, and the readers of the book are actually taken to...
  • The Death of Ivan Ilyich and the Importance of a Rightly Ordered Life

    11/25/2015 6:06:46 PM PST · by Kaslin · 6 replies ^ | November 25, 2015 | Erica Wanis
    Leo Tolstoy's classic story, The Death of Ivan Ilyich, is a tale about a man's journey towards death: the denial, the alienation, the terror, and the awful recognition that life has not been lived as it ought to have been. Stricken by a mysterious ailment in the prime of his life, Ivan Ilyich finds himself struggling to make sense of his situation as he witnesses all those closest to him struggle to navigate the unpleasantness of his condition and its impact on their lives. In his hour of greatest vulnerability, Ilyich finds himself isolated and alone, save for the faithful...
  • Was Whoopi Goldberg Right that Hitler Was a Christian?: A Historical Analysis

    11/25/2015 5:27:20 PM PST · by Kaslin · 73 replies ^ | November 25, 2015 | Richard Weikhart
    Whatever one thinks about the controversy over Syrian refugees and ISIS, Whoopi Goldberg's recent comments on national television trying to convince us that Christian refugees are just as scary as Muslims disseminates an idea that circulates widely on the internet, i.e., that Hitler was a Christian. She stated, "There have been a lot of horrifying there have been a lot of monster Christians. Hitler was a Christian." When her interlocutors balked at this, she then defended her position by saying, "He didn't like the Catholics, remember? So he thought of himself as a Christian person." Goldberg apparently doesn't understand that...
  • Spike Lee's 'Chi-Raq' and the Real Life Laquan McDonald Video

    11/25/2015 4:42:08 PM PST · by Kaslin · 7 replies ^ | November 25, 2015 | John Kass
    I liked Spike Lee's new movie "Chi-Raq," the story about the gang wars and all the lives lost in the war zone that is Chicago. The politicians and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel won't like it. But that's OK. After it was over, I thought there was one more thing Lee could do for Chicago. He should sell his Knicks courtside seats, forget New York for a while and stick around here to watch the mayor remove the political stones from his shoe in a heater case. Because a new film -- actually a video -- premieres in a day or...
  • Obama National Security Address: Don't Sweat It!

    11/25/2015 4:25:12 PM PST · by Kaslin · 19 replies
    Rush ^ | November 25, 2015 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Yeah, I know, I know, Obama's out there, you could predict this. All morning long they have been saying that Obama's gonna address the nation on national security and so forth. And I said, "I wonder when that's gonna start?" And, lo and behold, it started at 12:04. And, no, it's over with, he's finished, and we were never gonna JIP it. Join in progress, little inside real radio announcer terminology. But it's over now, and basically what it was about was Obama telling everybody: Don't sweat it. We got 65 nations. We're going after ISIS. We're...
  • Recap: Trump vs. The Establishment

    11/25/2015 4:15:09 PM PST · by jazusamo · 8 replies
    PJ Media ^ | November 25, 2015 | Mark Ellis
    In the immediate aftermath of the Paris terror attacks, a commenter on one of P J Media's posts asked what seemed like an honest question. The gist of which was: will somebody explain to me why the PJM columnists are so dismissive and hostile to the only presidential candidate who promises to really do something about the terrorists? While the commenter didn't name a candidate, it's clear that he or she was talking about Donald Trump. Other alarming reports were coming in, and I did not follow the comment thread on that particular post long enough to know if anybody...
  • I'm Thankful for Fracking

    11/25/2015 4:08:17 PM PST · by Kaslin · 15 replies ^ | November 25, 2015 | Isaac Orr
    Thanksgiving is nearly upon us, and many of us will spend time with our families eating too much food and strategically waiting for couch spots to open up so we can sneak in a quick catnap when our unsuspecting relatives abandon their posts for another slice of pie. It's a time when we are thankful for the friends, family, and food. We should also be thankful for fracking. Although many people may not know it, fracking has lowered the cost of energy and other goods and services, makes America more energy-independent, and it is done in an environmentally responsible way....
  • Huffington Post: You Don't Have to Live Like a Refugee (

    11/25/2015 3:53:59 PM PST · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Rush ^ | November 25, 2015 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Liberals really don't like Thanksgiving for any number of reasons. You can find the truth in that statement in the multicultural educational curricula. Liberals don't like Thanksgiving 'cause they think it's racist. They think Thanksgiving's all about white supremacy. Thanksgiving is the result of white Europeans coming to this country and kicking out the Indians, obliterating the Native Americans, taking their land, taking everything they had and settling the land for ourselves. That's inherently racist, and it was war like, and it was white supremacy, and they're made nervous by the holiday. They also think that Thanksgiving's...
  • Social Justice Warriors Slam America's Oldest Muslim Brotherhood Group on Twitter

    11/25/2015 3:37:28 PM PST · by Kaslin · 7 replies ^ | November 25, 2015 | Kyle Shideler
    On Friday, a hashtag campaign targeting what was described as systematic racism exploded over social media. The tag, #BlackinMSA, drew out the experiences of African American Muslims who experienced prejudice in Muslim Student Association (MSA) Chapters, on college campuses. The Muslim Students Association, founded in 1962, is the oldest Muslim Brotherhood organization in the United States, according to archival Brotherhood records submitted in Federal Court. A NYPD intelligence report describes MSA as "potential incubators" of terrorism, and multiple MSA leaders and members have been arrested on terrorism related charges since 9/11. Social media users complained of coldness and bias from...
  • Hello, Travis? It's Me, El Rushbo -- and I Have Not Endorsed Trump

    11/25/2015 2:49:58 PM PST · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Rush ^ | November 24, 2015 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: I'm debating whether or not to discuss this. Headline: "Rush Limbaugh Is a Hypocrite When it Comes to Trump." And it's written by a young Rush fan. Snerdley brought me this. He couldn't wait to bring me this. I have it here. BREAK TRANSCRIPT RUSH: It's a column, it's an op-ed. today, by Travis Hale, who's a contributor. I just want to read to you how he opens the piece. "In the summer of 1992, Rush Limbaugh saved me from myself. I was an 18-year-old high school graduate about to begin college, too impatient to...
  • The 'Get Trump' Show Will Fail

    11/25/2015 2:49:13 PM PST · by jazusamo · 18 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | Matt Towery
    CINCINNATI -- Much like the 1960s comedy "Get Smart," GOP establishment operatives and candidates have formed their own version of "KAOS," the evil organization that continually tried to "get" Agent Maxwell Smart. Except in this case, it's many Republican traditionalists that are trying to "get" Donald Trump. These efforts will backfire on them, as did the best attempts at mischief by KAOS in the comedy classic. To fully comprehend how off-base the pundits and establishment consultants are about the 2016 race for the GOP presidential nomination, let's first examine a tale of two polls taken in Florida recently. The first...
  • Dumb Responses to the Paris Attacks

    11/25/2015 2:22:35 PM PST · by Kaslin · 14 replies ^ | November 25, 2015 | Jacob Sullum
    The recent attacks in Paris have inspired various half-baked proposals to prevent terrorism in the United States. Here are four of the dumbest. Collect everyone's phone records. Three days after ISIS gunmen and suicide bombers killed 130 people in Paris, CIA Director John Brennan blamed surveillance restrictions that were imposed in response to information leaked by former National Security Agency contractor, Edward Snowden. "In the past several years," he said, "because of a number of unauthorized disclosures and a lot of hand wringing over the government's role in the effort to try to uncover these terrorists, there have been some...
  • Kasich Super PAC Ad Compares a Fellow Republican to Nazis

    11/25/2015 2:09:55 PM PST · by Kaslin · 26 replies
    Rush ^ | November 25, 2015 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: The Washington Post. Mike, I'm sorry I'm gonna do this to you, I know the answer's what's gonna be, and I should have prepared. By any chance, could put your hands on that 47-second Kasich super PAC ad they ran against Trump that we played? It was sound bite number one yesterday. I mean, I have to have it within seconds. You can find it here in, you know, 10 minutes or so. Once we have it, it's in our archives. The reason is the Washington Post has a story on it. The headline: "New Kasich Ad:...
  • Terrorism has a Way of Spotlighting the Real Enemy

    11/25/2015 1:51:17 PM PST · by Kaslin · 3 replies ^ | November 25, 2015 | Rachel Marsden
    The U.S. State Department has issued a blunt worldwide travel alert for Americans. Nothing cuts through murky rhetorical waters and diplomatic platitudes like a terrorist's bomb. Suddenly, reasonable people are faced with a stark choice between keeping safe and taking the sort of laissez-faire approach to security that the Paris attackers were able to exploit. It should come as no surprise that in the wake of terrorist massacres, blunt speakers with a clear, simple vision of how to make a dent in the problem gain in popularity. Since the Paris attacks earlier this month, far-right French National Front leader Marine...
  • DNC, Washington Post and NY Times Offer Scripted Retorts for Liberals to

    11/25/2015 1:38:00 PM PST · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Rush ^ | November 25, 2015 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: We're gonna have a little bit, not a whole lot more, but a little bit of an expanded Thanksgiving theme on the program today. We're gonna do the usual things. There's a tradition established on this program going back to 1992, and that is I read to you from my very first ever book The True Story of Thanksgiving. The name of the book is The Way Things Ought to Be, and it was over two million copies sold and the true story of Thanksgiving, chapter 6, and a couple of other things, George Washington's first Thanksgiving...
  • Obama's Fast Rising Disapproval Polls

    11/25/2015 1:13:31 PM PST · by Kaslin · 53 replies ^ | November 25, 2015 | Donald Lambro
    Barack Obama's approval scores have plunged into the low 40s as a majority of Americans now say they disapprove of the job he's doing as president. The Gallup Poll's nationwide survey showed this week that between 52 and 53 percent of adult Americans gave Obama failing grades on his performance in office. Only 43 percent approved of the job he's been doing. His sluggish, sub-par, part-time-job economy was the chief factor, as it has been throughout his presidency. But the sharp rise in deadly terrorist attacks in Europe and reports of plots on the United States contributed to fears that...
  • Michael Ledeen: Obama Carrying Out Iranian Foreign Policy

    11/25/2015 1:09:59 PM PST · by SJackson · 9 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | November 25, 2015 | Michael Ledeen
    Below are the video and transcript of Michael Ledeen's speech which took place at the David Horowitz Freedom Center’s 2015 Restoration Weekend. The event was held November 5-8th at the Belmond Charleston Place Hotel in Charleston, South Carolina. Iran – forgive me if I do not say "I-ran" but all those years of "I-ran" and "I-raq" drummed that out of me. Iran is on the one hand very easy to understand. On the other hand hardly anybody seems to get it. So here's Iran, the short version. The Iranian regime hates us. They are committed enemies of the entire Western...
  • In Defense of Empire

    11/25/2015 9:21:46 AM PST · by Kaslin · 2 replies ^ | November 25, 2015 | Paul Greenberg
    A new political party of the center and right, Ciudadanos, has arisen in Catalonia -- and delivered an impressive performance at the polls in Spain's regional elections back in September. It's as if a Unionist party had arisen in Mississippi back in 1860 to declare its support for this country's unity and integrity. Would it had! Think of how welcome, indeed saving, its influence might have been. In that respect, Catalans are proving more farsighted than Southerners did as the Union broke apart. Today's secessionist fever in Europe represents a clear and more and more present danger not just to...
  • Paris and Turkey: NATO Shadow Wars

    11/25/2015 8:59:34 AM PST · by Kaslin · 2 replies ^ | November 25, 2015 | Austin Bay
    Less provocative and deadly incidents than the latest Paris terror massacre and the November 24 Turkey-Russia aerial incident have ignited very large and destructive wars. Both incidents are serious, both involve U.S. NATO allies and both have already produced chain reaction political consequences. Review the headlines. On Nov. 13, NATO member France suffered a devastating terror attack by terrorists connected to an enemy organization, which claims it is a state. France has mulled invoking NATO Article 5. On Nov. 24, NATO member Turkey shot down a Russian SU-24 fighter-bomber that had violated its air space. In response, Moscow ordered a...
  • Dealing With Evil Empires

    11/25/2015 8:44:59 AM PST · by Kaslin · 3 replies ^ | November 25, 2015 | Terry Jeffrey
    Why did the Marxist atheists who controlled the Soviet Union tear down the Berlin Wall? Did the Western leaders who forced Soviet communism to collapse shrink from proclaiming the truth of the Bible or the fact that free societies are based on a rule of law rooted in the natural law that God engraves on every heart? In 1983, when President Reagan told the National Association of Evangelicals that the Soviet Union was an "evil empire," he described the conflict with communism as a religious one. He did not argue that America was perfect or deny the wrongs of our...
  • The Death of Free Speech

    11/25/2015 8:09:58 AM PST · by Kaslin · 12 replies ^ | November 25, 2015 | Ben Shapiro
    Four in 10 young Americans have no idea what America is. That's the takeaway from a new Pew Research poll showing that 40 percent of Americans aged 18-34 say that the government should be able to prevent people from making "statements that are offensive to minority groups." This same group of young people has granted broad awareness to the culture of "microaggression" -- unintended slights taken as grave insults by their victims; they've also called for "trigger warnings," alerts that certain communications may dredge up unpleasant past memories or ideas. With such ghoulish cruelties haunting the most privileged generation in...
  • Syrian Refugee Policy Raises Serious States' Rights Issue

    11/25/2015 7:57:44 AM PST · by Kaslin · 4 replies ^ | November 25, 2015 | Bob Barr
    The flood of refugees from Syria and other Middle East countries that the Obama Administration is preparing to distribute to communities across the nation raises very real and understandable security concerns among government officials at the state and local levels, and among the citizenry generally. It is, of course, facile for President Obama to proclaim piously that he "is not a afraid." With the full protection of the U.S. Secret Service, the armed forces, and every law enforcement agency in the country protecting him, why should he fret? The rest of us are not quite so lucky. Whether we, or...
  • Too Late for Carson to Catch up on Homework

    11/25/2015 6:39:10 AM PST · by Kaslin · 24 replies ^ | November 25, 2015 | Jonah Goldberg
    A little over a year ago, when Ben Carson was gearing up to run for president, I questioned in this space whether he was ready for what lay ahead. We now have our answer: No. Carson had a great number of things going for him: his amazing life story, charm, professional accomplishments, eloquence and courage. I had only one major concern: "While he speaks eloquently and passionately about the importance of doing homework in his own life and for children everywhere, it's not obvious he's taken those lessons to heart when it comes to politics." It's now obvious that he...
  • Thank Liberals for Today's Chaotic and Dangerous World

    11/25/2015 6:22:25 AM PST · by Kaslin · 12 replies ^ | November 25, 2015 | Star Parker
    We're in a world today increasingly defined by chaos. At home it's on our college campuses. Abroad it's spreading across the Middle East and spilling over into Europe. Who do we have to thank for it all? Liberals and moral relativists in power in our country and Europe. Liberals have led the way to destroy all sense of moral clarity in our nation, all objective sense of right and wrong and all sense of authority. What's the common ground of these distant and seemingly totally disconnected worlds -- American college campuses and a chaotic Islamic Middle East? In both places,...
  • The New York Times Book Review Cheaters

    11/25/2015 6:16:52 AM PST · by Kaslin · 6 replies ^ | November 25, 2015 | Brent Bozell
    Editor's Note: This piece was coauthored by Tim Graham.The Bible is the best-selling book of all time, but The New York Times would have to consign it to the ghetto for "Advice, How-To and Miscellaneous" books. That's what "The Gray Lady" has done to David Limbaugh and his new book, "The Emmaus Code: Finding Jesus in the Old Testament." Paul Bedard at The Washington Examiner revealed that on the newspaper's Nov. 29 best-seller chart, the Times didn't put David Limbaugh's book at No. 8 on the nonfiction list, where it belonged. They set it aside in the "Advice, How-To and...
  • Free Speech

    11/25/2015 5:28:03 AM PST · by Kaslin · 5 replies ^ | November 25, 2015 | Walter E. Williams
    Recent events at the University of Missouri, Yale University and some other colleges demonstrate an ongoing ignorance and/or contempt for the principles of free speech. So let's examine some of those principles by asking: What is the true test of one's commitment to free speech? Contrary to the widespread belief of tyrants among college students, professors and administrators, the true test of one's commitment to free speech does not come when one permits people to be free to express those ideas that he finds acceptable. The true test of one's commitment to free speech comes when he permits others to...
  • Self-Defenseless

    11/25/2015 5:12:20 AM PST · by Kaslin · 6 replies ^ | November 25, 2015 | John Stossel
    What might have happened if a few of the 1,500 concert attendees in Paris' Bataclan theater had guns? The terrorists had time to kill, reload and kill again. The police unit didn't come for more than a half hour. If a few people in the theater were armed, might they have killed the killers? We'll never know. France's guns laws say you may not carry a gun unless police certify that you are "exposed to exceptional risks of harm" to your life. Few people even bother to apply. Fortunately, in America, laws in every state now allow adults to carry...
  • Have a Happy, Politics-Free Thanksgiving

    11/25/2015 4:59:17 AM PST · by Kaslin · 38 replies ^ | November 25, 2015 | Michelle Malkin
    Many people naturally assume that since I work in political journalism, I must breathe, drink and eat politics 24/7/365 -- including on the Thanksgiving holiday. The thought of it gives me indigestion. Self-absorbed creatures who have no life outside the Beltway world are the most tiresome ogres. White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest advised Americans "sitting around the Thanksgiving table" to talk about gun control. The left-wing National Memo published "5 Things To Tell Your Republican relatives at Thanksgiving." And The New York Times served up its own version of "How to Talk to Your Relatives About Politics at Thanksgiving,"...
  • Why Does Global Warming Only Turn Muslims Into Terrorists?

    11/25/2015 4:06:01 AM PST · by HomerBohn · 30 replies
    Erick On The Radio ^ | 11/22/2015 | Erick Erickson
    Global warming is the cause of terrorism in the Middle East and around the world according to Martin O'Malley, Bernie Sanders, Barack Obama, and other Democrats. Let's add in the Prince of Wales. With a straight face they make this claim, ignoring any and all other evidence to the contrary. But if that is so, if global warming causes terrorism, then I think the Democrats need to answer this question: why does global warming only turn Muslims into terrorists? There are Jews in the Middle East and Africa. There are Christians in the Middle East and Africa. There are animists,...
  • The Case Against Woodrow Wilson at Princeton (NYT)

    11/25/2015 1:01:37 AM PST · by Brad from Tennessee · 30 replies
    New York Times ^ | November 24, 2015 | By The Editorial Board
    Student protesters at Princeton performed a valuable public service last week when they demanded that the administration acknowledge the toxic legacy of Woodrow Wilson, who served as university president and New Jersey governor before being elected to the White House. He was an unapologetic racist whose administration rolled back the gains that African-Americans achieved just after the Civil War, purged black workers from influential jobs and transformed the government into an instrument of white supremacy. The protesters’ top goal — convincing the university to rename the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and the residential complex known as...
  • Emanuel holds others accountable on police shooting video, not himself

    11/25/2015 12:23:58 AM PST · by Brad from Tennessee · 10 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | November 24, 2015 | By John Kass
    he mayor of Chicago talked a lot about accountability just before he released the police video showing Laquan McDonald gunned down by a cop. But what of the mayor's accountability? He sat on the video for months. If voters had seen it, he wouldn't have been re-elected. So it all worked out for him. And where is the accountability of African-American politicos and others like the Rev. Jesse Jackson, so loud now, pointing their fingers and organizing meetings and demanding accountability from others? When it mattered, they were silent. They didn't demand that the video be released. Why? Because this...
  • The Intifada Comes To Austin - hateful disruption of a lecture and its litigious aftermath

    11/25/2015 12:14:40 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 22 replies
    Front Page ^ | Phyllis Chesler
    But how will UT-Austin handle the lawsuit that Nabulsi and others in his group are now threatening to bring? Yes, the aggressors are potentially suing for having been..."offended?" "Violated?" Predictably, Nabulsi's group is not only threatening to sue, they are whining that they-the bullies-in-chief-no longer feel "safe" on campus.They are enacting the role of both the persecutor and the victim, just as Palestinian Jihadists do. They-the Jerusalem jihadists and the American students in their image-initiate the violence and then insist that the world count them as "victims."Earlier this month, on November 13th, twelve members of a group calling itself...
  • Marco Rubio And the GOP Establishment Take Aim At Ted Cruz

    11/24/2015 7:07:54 PM PST · by JSDude1 · 30 replies
    Redstate ^ | Nov 24, 2015 | Streiff
    I posted a bit earlier on the panic the GOP Establishment finds itself in over the rise of Donald Trump and his apparent immunity from traditional laws of political behavior and consequences. They are becoming just as panicked about Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) 100%. Now a Super Pac run by a major Rubio supporter is attacking Ted Cruz for his vote to rein in the data collection efforts by the NSA. Some conservatives have wondered whether Ted Cruz’s support for the USA Freedom Act, which curtailed the National Security Agency’s ability to collect metadata from phone records in bulk, would...
  • College campus protests: This is the generation that will destroy America

    11/24/2015 4:01:26 PM PST · by markomalley · 40 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/24/15 | Todd Starnes
    What in the name of John Blutarsky is happening on our university campuses?A new survey from the Pew Research Center reveals that a shocking number of Millennials support curbing free speech.According to their findings, 40 percent of Americans between the ages of 18 and 34 believe the government should be able to ban any speech that is offensive to minority groups.We have apparently raised a generation of snowflakes so fragile that their psyches can’t handle offensive words or photographs or images.It seems the only free speech this perpetually offended generation supports is speech they agree with.
  • A mismatch made in defense stock heaven (F-16 versus SU-24)

    11/24/2015 2:21:12 PM PST · by Brad from Tennessee · 49 replies
    CNBC ^ | November 24, 2015 | By Jake Novak
    Sometimes it's just too easy and alluring to take advantage of an advantage. That's what may have happened in the skies along the Turkish-Syrian border today as two Turkish F16s shot down a Russian SU-24 bomber. The Turks say the Russian jet was flying into Turkish airspace. The Russians deny that. The political squabbling will go on perhaps for years. But from a military and industrial standpoint, there are things we know now that are crystal clear and they should have an impact on the bottom lines for defense contractors all over the globe. First, I'd like to put this...
  • Obama Says There's Nothing to Worry About from Refugees or Terrorism,

    11/24/2015 2:06:09 PM PST · by Kaslin · 26 replies
    Rush ^ | November 24, 2015 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: The president of the United States has told us we've got nothing to fear from ISIS, right? I mean, nothing to fear from these refugees. Oh, by the way, did you hear what Canada has done? "Canada to No Longer Accept Single Male Refugees From Syria." Now, the Canadians just elected a little commie pinko guy. What was he, Trudeau's son, right? "Canada’s Syrian refugee plan will be limited to women, children and families from now on after increased security concerns about single males. ... The government has been silent about what the security screening process looks...
  • Why Does Official Washington So Hate Trump?

    11/24/2015 1:54:50 PM PST · by Kaslin · 44 replies
    Rush ^ | November 24, 2014 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Folks, I want to pose a question to you. I mean, I've got my own answer to this, but I would be really curious to know what you really think. No cliched responses, please. Why do the mainstream media and the Washington...? Well, it's all the same. Why does official Washington so hate Trump? What is it that they so fear? What is it do you think that explains it? This is irrational. You can have any number of candidates come along over the years that they disagree with and don't like, like a Pat Buchanan or...
  • Le Butt Kiss: Hollande Praises Obama For His Commitment to Fight... Climate Change

    11/24/2015 1:21:39 PM PST · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Rush ^ | November 24, 2015 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Well, my friends, in one of the biggest, most blatant examples of butt kissing I have ever seen, the French president, Francois Hollande, in a joint presser with Obama just concluded his statement before the media praising Obama for his commitment to fighting climate change. Now, here comes the president of France, arriving here desperately looking for assistance, advice, help, whatever, looking for some muscle in fighting ISIS because of what ISIS did in France and continues to do, and thought that the best way to go about it was to publicly praise Obama's commitment to climate...
  • Turks Shoot Down Archduke Ferdinand's Jet as Obama's Abandonment of Iraq Causes Pain in the Mideast

    11/24/2015 1:01:15 PM PST · by servo1969 · 11 replies ^ | 11-24-2015 | Rush Limbaugh
    Full Title: Turks Shoot Down Archduke Ferdinand's Jet as Obama's Abandonment of Iraq Causes More Pain in the Mideast BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Did you see where Turkey shot down a military jet of Archduke Ferdinand? Archduke Ferdinand's military jet shot down over... (interruption) It's just my way of saying what everybody thinks. You know, it is amazing to me, it really is... How? I don't know, what's the word? Unified? So you have Turkey shoots down a Russian jet, and you look at one place, you look at a hundred places and they say, "This is exactly how World War...
  • Trump Derangement Syndrome Reaches Fever Pitch

    11/24/2015 12:38:37 PM PST · by Kaslin · 64 replies
    Rush ^ | November 24, 2015 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Holy cow, folks. Trump Derangement Syndrome is spreading. Trump Derangement Syndrome is everywhere. It literally is everywhere. Well, we're not deranged here because we don't get deranged about anything, but, I mean, the Drive-Bys, the Democrats, many in the Republican Party are just beside themselves now. They don't know what to do. For example, from CBS News: "Get Trump Off Ballot, Demands Ex-New Hampshire GOP Leader -- A former chairman of the New Hampshire Republican Party wants Donald Trump off the state's GOP presidential primary ballot." The guy's name is Fergus Cullen. "Fergus Cullen filed a formal...
  • Daily Kos Writer: Republican Response to Paris Attacks 'More Tragic' Than Attacks Themselves

    11/24/2015 11:32:34 AM PST · by Kaslin · 25 replies ^ | November 24, 2015 | Tom Johnson
    Liberals sometimes say that law enforcement’s approach to the Mafia offers a model for how to deal with jihadists, even though the latter tend not to limit their demands to protection money. This past Sunday, Egberto Willies of Daily Kos claimed that if terrorist attacks were “treated as they should be, like organized crime, it would neuter ISIS. After all…the group is no more powerful than a large band of thugs with weapons.” But crimefighting methods weren’t the main concern of Willies’s piece. Rather, it was his belief that “neocons” wish to exploit fear of terrorism in order to start a war which...
  • What Woodrow Wilson Cost My Grandfather

    11/24/2015 10:55:44 AM PST · by Brad from Tennessee · 65 replies
    New York Times ^ | November 24, 2015 | By Gordon J. Davis
    OVER the last week, a growing number of students at Princeton have demanded that the university confront the racist legacy of Woodrow Wilson, who served as its president before becoming New Jersey’s governor and the 28th president of the United States. Among other things, the students are demanding that Wilson’s name be removed from university facilities. Wilson, a Virginia-born Democrat, is mostly remembered as a progressive, internationalist statesman, a benign and wise leader, a father of modern American political science and one of our nation’s great presidents. But he was also an avowed racist. And unlike many of his predecessors...
  • Is Ted Cruz The New Favorite? (In Iowa)

    11/24/2015 10:28:07 AM PST · by JSDude1 · 42 replies
    Redstate ^ | November 24, 2015 | Leon H. Wolf
    A new FoxNews poll shows that Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) 100% has pulled into a virtual tie with Trump in Iowa, as Carson continues to tumble headlong out of the picture. Trump registers 25% in the poll, followed by 23% for Cruz, 18% for Carson, 13% for Rubio, then the also-rans far behind. It looks an awful lot at this point like Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) 100% has to be considered the prohibitive favorite in Iowa – he has a ton of money to spend in a state where spending money can actually do you some good, he is building...
  • Just What Did Obama Mean by it? (Excellent Commentary)

    11/24/2015 9:41:21 AM PST · by Kaslin · 31 replies ^ | November 24, 2015 | D.W. Wilber
    Way back in 2008 while candidate Barack Obama was beginning his quest for the White House I recall hearing him during a campaign speech make a statement to the effect that, "we live in the greatest country in the world, join me as we fundamentally transform the United States of America". I recall thinking at the time, if America is the greatest country there is in the world why does it need to be "fundamentally transformed"? When you fundamentally transform something doesn't that mean you significantly change it? So why would we change something that is "the greatest"? A candidate...
  • The "War On" Terror

    11/24/2015 9:11:17 AM PST · by Kaslin · 3 replies ^ | November 24, 2015 | Bill Tatro
    My sympathy and empathy for those in Paris is not without a certain degree of confusion. I must admit that a "War On" and a "War With" brings certain differences that must be explained and hopefully understood. We have been engaged for several years in a "War On" drugs and also a "War On" obesity. Both seem to be sliding off the front pages as it would appear, by simple observation, that the battles are being lost. One could include in that group poverty, ignorance and even ethnic fatherhood. A "War On" something allows the net to be cast far...
  • Lots to Be Thankful For (History Lesson)

    11/24/2015 8:27:48 AM PST · by Kaslin · 3 replies ^ | November 24, 2015 | Tom Purcell
    Do you realize we've been giving thanks for almost 400 years?" "Ah, yes, you refer our country's Thanksgiving tradition, which originated with the very first Thanksgiving in November 1621. But did you know that much of our Thanksgiving tradition is based on a myth?" "What do you mean myth?" "According to The Christian Science Monitor, everything historians know about the first Thanksgiving is based on the accounts of two colonists: Gov. William Bradford and a fellow named Edward Winslow." "Go on." "In 1621, in a letter to a friend, Winslow said that after a plentiful harvest, the 53 remaining...
  • Tis The Season for Black Friday Union Organized Protests

    11/24/2015 7:57:16 AM PST · by Kaslin · 13 replies ^ | November 24, 2014 | Ashley Pratte
    No surprise here. The Organization United for Respect at Walmart (OUR Walmart) is planning their annual Black Friday strike at Walmart centers around the country with a twist. This year, more than 100 Walmart workers plan to fast for 15 days prior to protesting on Friday, in what's sure to be an interesting PR stunt, but what's dramatically different this year is that it's unclear who is captaining the ship. OUR Walmart has been in disarray for months, torn apart by internal bickering and conflicting leadership. Originally, OUR Walmart was established by the United Food and Commercial Workers union (UFCW)...
  • Obama’s new counter-terrorism guru

    11/24/2015 7:47:39 AM PST · by SJackson · 6 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 11-24-15 | Carolyn Glick
    All anti-Western movements - including jihadist movements - are legitimate responses to what Obama perceives as the crime of Western power. Since the Islamic State attacks in Paris on November 13, we have seen the development of a new, and strange justification for the Obama administration's insistent refusal to jettison its manifestly failed strategy of contending with IS specifically and with Islamic terrorism generally. In broad terms, Obama's strategy for dealing with radical Islamic terrorism and jihadist movements is to ignore their motivating ideologies, take minimal action to combat them, criticize other governments for failing to destroy IS and its...