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  • Americans Would Prosper Better With A Republican President

    07/25/2016 3:29:44 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 2 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 25, 2016 | Peter Morici
    Hillary Clinton claims the economy does better with a Democrat in the White House--that’s simply false.Unless a president presides over an absolute disaster—as did George W. Bush or Herbert Hoover—comparing one with another is tricky business. Too much depends on the domestic circumstances each inherits and conditions in the wider global economy.The best recent apples to apples comparison is between the tough situations Ronald Reagan and Barack Obama faced when they assumed high office and how the fortunes of America's families subsequently progressed—with Reagan relying on conservative prescriptions and Obama on activist government to fix things.Obama took office during a punishing financial...
  • How will Germany change after string of bloody attacks?

    07/25/2016 3:28:36 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 13 replies
    TheLocal.de ^ | 25 Jul 2016 14:56 GMT+02:00 | Jrg Luyken
    Within seven days Germany has been hit by four bloody attacks on innocent people on its streets and on a train. What does this unprecedented string of murders mean for the country? [] Public opinion turned strongly against the welcoming culture after sexual assaults in Cologne and Hamburg over New Year, around half of the suspects for which arrived as refugees over the preceding 12 months. The great influx of refugees which took place in the second half of 2015 came to an end months ago, with monthly arrivals now comparable to the numbers that crossed the border in...
  • Trump Poll Bounce Rattles Experts

    07/25/2016 3:17:46 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | July 25, 2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Trump got a convention bounce and it's a big one, a six-point convention bounce. Now, if you look at Real Clear Politics average of polls, you don't see six points, because those polls -- the average of those polls -- consist of a number of days before the convention added to the days of and after the convention. But if you take out the days leading up to the convention -- just look at the polling data that comes from the convention and after it -- it's a huge, six-point convention bump. Now, you might say, "Well,...
  • Democrats: Party of Doom and Gloom

    07/25/2016 3:05:51 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | July 25, 2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: You remember one of the themes from last week. We had the Trump acceptance speech. That night and the next day there was total unison throughout the media. Is it not fascinating, is it not illustrative how every Drive-By Media outlet -- print, internet, broadcast, radio and television -- every one of them used the same exact terms to describe Trump's speech: dark, foreboding, scary. Every day they illustrate how they are not news. But, more importantly, they are the ones, the left owns dark. The left owns scary. Those are techniques. The left has frightened young...
  • DNC Emails Prove What We Knew

    07/25/2016 1:25:00 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | July 25, 2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: You know what the biggest joke of the all of this is? The biggest joke they're trying to tell us, "Hey, nobody knew that the Democrat National Committee had rigged the game for Hillary. Nobody knew." Crazy Bernie supporters didn't know. Bernie didn't know. Come on, everybody knew. Maybe they didn't. But everybody knew this game was rigged from the get-go, on the Democrat side, before we got the email release from WikiLeaks. Who would have ever believed that Democrats have come to be defined by secret emails that have been dumped on us, emails we were...
  • Sowell: Black Votes Matter

    07/25/2016 1:22:40 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 18 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | July 26, 2016 | Thomas Sowell
    Black votes matter. If Republicans could get 20 percent of black votes, the Democrats would be ruined. This is highly unlikely, given the approach used by Republicans. However, the point is that Democrats must not only continue to get nine-tenths of black votes, they also need to get a high turnout of black voters on election day. People who expected the election of President Barack Obama to lead to racial healing and a post-racial society failed to take account of the political reality that racial healing and a post-racial society would, at a minimum, reduce black voter turnout. Black votes...
  • The Libertarian Book of Trump

    07/25/2016 12:22:47 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 25, 2016 | Ilana Mercer
    In a new book, “The Trump Revolution: The Donald’s Creative Destruction Deconstructed,” I argue that Donald J. Trump is the quintessential post-constitutional candidate. In the “Opening Statement,” titled “Welcome To The Post-Constitutional Jungle,” oldies will recognize a nod to the Guns N' Roses classic, “Welcome to the Jungle,” as well as to broadcaster Mark Levin's coinage. We inhabit what Levin has termed a post-constitutional America. The libertarian (and classical conservative) ideal—where the chains that tether us to an increasingly tyrannical national government are loosened and power is devolved once again to the smaller units of society—is a long way away....
  • There Is Nothing Honorable about Losing to Hillary

    07/25/2016 11:55:37 AM PDT · by Lakeshark · 5 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | Karin McQuillan
    In 2008 we had John McCain, who was too honorable to criticize Barack Hussein Obama. In 2012 we had Mitt Romney who again was too honorable to attack our first black President. Now we have Ted Cruz who is too honorable to honor his pledge of party unity, too honorable to protect our Supreme Court from Hillarys potential nominees, and too honorable to help us win. We have all the Libertarians, so honorable they have a shot at throwing the election to Hillary. We have a whole list of conservative pundits and websites, who could swallow the GOP betraying all...
  • There Is Nothing Honorable about Losing to Hillary

    07/25/2016 11:50:19 AM PDT · by Lakeshark · 10 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | Karin McQuillan
    In 2008 we had John McCain, who was too honorable to criticize Barack Hussein Obama. In 2012 we had Mitt Romney who again was too honorable to attack our first black President. Now we have Ted Cruz who is too honorable to honor his pledge of party unity, too honorable to protect our Supreme Court from Hillarys potential nominees, and too honorable to help us win. We have all the Libertarians, so honorable they have a shot at throwing the election to Hillary. We have a whole list of conservative pundits and websites, who could swallow the GOP betraying all...
  • Revolution Unfolding Before Our Eyes

    07/25/2016 8:29:04 AM PDT · by LS · 110 replies
    self | 7/25/2016 | LS
    Julian Assange says more is coming---that more Wikileaks will be emerging that would lead to Cankles' indictment. Well, we know that won't happen, at least not for several months. But Assange's comment should alert everyone on both sides that the revolution we thought was brewing? It's brewed. It has achieved critical mass. And you see it in the polls. Over the weekend, not only does CNN have Trump now at a 5-point lead, but if the election is head to head, Trump is at 48%. Given what are (as we well know) significant sampling biases in these polls---which I won't...
  • MERE ISLAM AND THE MUNICH MASSACRE

    07/25/2016 7:28:04 AM PDT · by SJackson · 13 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | Raymond Ibrahim | July 25, 2016
    Mere Islam and the Munich Massacre Killer wasnt a refugee, ISIS, or even a Sunni: but he was Muslim July 25, 2016 Raymond Ibrahim Raymond Ibrahim is a Shillman Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center. A German-born 18-year-old of Iranian descent named Ali Sonboly went on a shooting spree last Friday. He reportedly targeted young children; a number of adolescents were among the nine he murdered. This incident is a reminder that the ongoing terrorization of the West is not limited to the Islamic State (ISIS), extreme Wahhabi or Salafi interpretations of Islam, or terrorists posing as...
  • KAINE: THE FACE OF THE DEMOCRATS DANGEROUS FOREIGN POLICY PRIORITIES

    07/25/2016 7:25:08 AM PDT · by SJackson · 9 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | July 25, 2016 | Joseph Klein
    Kaine: The Face of the Democrats Dangerous Foreign Policy Priorities A telling pick for the Clinton VP post. July 25, 2016 Joseph Klein Hillary Clinton settled on Virginia Senator Tim Kaine to be her running mate. Senator Kaines self-effacing description of himself is boring, a trait that Hillary appears to relish. I love that about him, she told CBS News. Hillary also was looking for someone with knowledge of national security issues. Senator Kaine serves on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and Arms Services Committee. What she really found in Senator Kaine is a running mate who epitomizes...
  • A Black and Blue America Needs Healing

    07/25/2016 7:17:12 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 25, 2016 | Terry Paulson
    Were living in a black and blue America, bruised by racial tensions erupting on both sides of the divide. Xavier Johnson was a racist, taking aim in Dallas to kill as many white policemen as possible. The copycat murders of officers in Baton Rouge and other cities have just escalated the crisis. Some police may have harbored racist beliefs that helped fuel unjustified use of force with innocent black civilians. Racism remains, but harping on the past and the few officers who live out their bias cannot be the answer. Most Americans detest racism of any color from police and...
  • So You're Voting Your Conscience

    07/25/2016 7:10:10 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 39 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 25, 2016 | Katie Kieffer
    Many people conflate voting your conscience with writing-in a third party candidatea mistake caused by thinking you are personally responsible for the actions of your politicians. Last week, Sen. Ted Cruz confused evangelical voters who hold his opinion in high regard. In his speech at the GOP National Convention in Ohio, he subtly advised them not to vote for the GOP nominee, Donald Trump. Despite being invited by the Trump campaign to command a primetime speaking slot, Cruz did not use the slot to unify the party and defeat Hillary Clinton. Instead, he preached vague marching orders: We deserve leaders...
  • Garrison Keillor: Praise The Lord, I've Seen The Dark (barf alert but funny)

    07/25/2016 6:45:30 AM PDT · by Iron Munro · 40 replies
    Tampa Bay Times ^ | Friday, July 22, 2016 | Garrison Keillor
    A week ago I felt good about America but no more. Coyotes are running freely in the streets of our big cities, the stock market is teetering on the verge of collapse, the monetary system will soon go belly-up, China and North Korea and Iran have a knife to our throats, our schools are in chaos, politicians corrupt, the media stupefied by political correctness, and everywhere you look you hear foreign accents. We are on the edge of the abyss. At my house, we've begun fortifying the basement walls with sandbags and laying in barrels of fresh water and K-rations....
  • Trump showed at RNC he's approaching the presidency like a smart CEO

    07/25/2016 5:51:43 AM PDT · by Lakeshark · 34 replies
    Herman Cain ^ | 7/25/16 | Herman Cain
    One of the reasons Ive been favorably inclined toward Donald Trumps candidacy right from the start is that he saw something I saw when I ran four years ago. America needs a president who understands executive decision-making. When I was a candidate, I met with Donald Trump to seek his advice. He was only too happy to see me, and we had a great conversation. One of the things we agreed on was that few candidates from either party seemed to understand how effective executive leaders make decisions, set priorities or put together teams who can get results.*snip*Trump is clearly...
  • Dont Let Liberals Destroy Fox News

    07/25/2016 5:23:51 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 77 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 25, 2016 | Kurt Schlichter
    The idea behind the Fox News channels was by no means a stroke of genius; it was actually a stroke of the blazingly obvious. Why not create a cable news network that was explicitly not another Democrat propaganda machine and directly target the 50 percent of Americans the rest of the media either ignores or treats like dirt? The genius of Roger Ailes came in its execution everything from the uniquely hot color palette to the uniquely hot journalists to the (at first) unique mix of opinion and straight reporting, all backed by a lean, mean organization that produced...
  • There is Nothing Honorable About Losing to Hillary

    07/25/2016 12:54:35 AM PDT · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 29 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 07/25/2016 | Karin McQuillan
    In 2008 we had John McCain, who was too honorable to criticize Barack Hussein Obama. In 2012 we had Mitt Romney who again was too honorable to attack our first black President. Now we have Ted Cruz who is too honorable to honor his pledge of party unity, too honorable to protect our Supreme Court from Hillarys potential nominees, and too honorable to help us win. We have all the Libertarians, so honorable they have a shot at throwing the election to Hillary. We have a whole list of conservative pundits and websites, who could swallow the GOP betraying all...
  • Why Irans Ayatollah Khamenei Is Supremely Confident

    07/24/2016 4:47:39 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 6 replies
    Jewish Press ^ | July 24th, 2016 | Ziva Dahl
    One year after they signed the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, popularly known as the Iran deal, the Iranians are secretly attempting to procure illicit nuclear technology and equipment. So says Germanys domestic intelligence agency. It appears the mullahs are supremely confident that America and the West will do nothing to enforce the agreement. Looking back on the Iran nuclear deal and the singular role Irans American lobby, the National Iranian American Council (NIAC), played in the formulation and promotion of the agreement, its clear that Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khameneis past experience with President Obama has given him...
  • The rise of black nationalist groups that captivated killers in Dallas, Baton Rouge

    07/24/2016 4:34:29 PM PDT · by Candor7 · 13 replies
    WAPO ^ | July 23 at 8:42 PM | Kevin Sullivan
    Micah Xavier Johnson, who killed five police officers in Dallas, was increasingly drawn to black nationalist ideology and attended several meetings of the Peoples New Black Panther Party. Gavin Eugene Long, who killed three officers in Baton Rouge, said he belonged to the Washitaw Nation, an obscure black nationalist group that claims ownership to the huge swath of the United States obtained in the Louisiana Purchase on the belief that they are descended from a U.S. indigenous group. The Peoples New Black Panther Party and the Washitaw Nation have vastly different ideologies and no direct ties to each other, but...
  • Three Simple Reasons Why Trump Will Win

    07/24/2016 9:33:44 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 37 replies
    American Thinker ^ | July 24, 2016 | Lloyd Marcus
    Based on traditional campaign markers and guideposts, experts predict Trump will go down in humiliating defeat to Hillary Clinton. I think they are wrong, folks. Michael Jackson said, I'm not like other guys. I say Donald Trump is not like other politicians. When Trump announced his bid for the White House, snooty political elites laughed, Look at this idiot. They had no idea that millions of Americans at home watching were saying, Yeah! Right on! I like this guy! Polls continue to tighten between Trump and Hillary. I suspect some of Hillary's lead is due to voters lying to pollsters...
  • The RNC Convention through Mainstream Media Eyes

    07/24/2016 9:15:00 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    American Thinker ^ | July 24, 2016 | Dan Joppich
    Im one of those rare few who dont believe in paying for television or radio, so most of my updates on the RNC convention came via network news, public television, public radio and a smattering of Liberal-leaning websites. Since its unlikely that most here frequent these news sources, I thought that I would share my takeaway from the Lefts point of view this week: Monday Apparently nobody gave speeches on Monday if you get your news from the Left. Coverage revolved around all the people carrying guns and all the police in and around the convention center. Since the...
  • Kaine and Unable

    07/24/2016 8:57:50 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    American Thinker ^ | July 24, 2016 | Doris O'Brien
    Most pundits consider Tim Kaine a safe, if boring, vice presidential running mate for Hillary Clinton. For those who truly understand the frontrunner, Kaine is an apt pick. Like Mike Pence, he is not exceptionally attention-grabbing. Neither of them has to be. The two top dogs in the race already have all the deep-throated growl they need. Kaine has been operating in the political arena for over 22 years. He has an all too familiar "insider" rsum that tracks his career moves through various levels of state, party, and federal government. He is being touted by Democrats as someone who...
  • It Was a 'Dark and Stormy Night' (for Cruz, the Media, and Hillary)

    07/24/2016 8:47:54 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 22 replies
    American Thinker ^ | July 24, 2016 | Clarice Feldman
    Cruz’s “Conscience” Cruz played dog in the manger at the Republican convention. Someone should have whispered in his ear these words from Omar Khayyam: " “The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ, Moves on: nor all thy Piety nor Wit Shall lure it back to cancel half a Line, Nor all thy Tears wash out a Word of it.” Some say his phrase “vote your conscience” was just a call to support the entire ticket. I don’t. I think the delegates who booed him had it right. As my friend JM Hanes observed: "Vote your conscience" is a veritable NeverTrump...
  • Trump Must Pledge to Implement GOP Platform

    07/24/2016 7:41:19 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 54 replies
    (Published by) Townhall.com ^ | July 24, 2016 | (Op-ed written by) Matt Barber
    Even as the GOP establishment drifts ever leftward, mutating into a “progressive” monstrosity nearly indistinguishable from its DNC Capital Club drinking buddies, a group of conservative delegates has crafted what’s being called “the most conservative Republican Platform in history.”By the grace of God, this platform was adopted in toto this past week at the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland.Now, to unify the Republican Party and admit into triage an America on the precipice of total collapse (and to put us on the road to recovery), nominee Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress should immediately pledge to implement every plank...
  • Trump's Emasculation of Republican Foreign Policy (Barf and Hurl Alert!!!

    07/24/2016 7:17:01 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 50 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 24, 2016 | Steve Chapman
    If there has been any constant in the Republican worldview over decades, it's that American strength, resolve and credibility are essential in foreign affairs, and weakness and uncertainty lead straight to disaster. The GOP legions regard Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton as failures because they have been insufficiently willing to challenge our adversaries and stand with our friends. "Our allies don't trust us, and our enemies don't fear us" is a claim made by one Republican after another. But the Cleveland convention was a study in dissonance between the bedrock convictions of just about every loyal Republican and the opinions...
  • Hillary: The Source of Business

    07/24/2016 7:08:38 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 24, 2016 | Bruce Bialosky
    Hillary remains a rich vein of commentary, so much so that I could (and might) spend from now to November writing about her peccadilloes. The one part of her march to the presidency that baffles me is that anyone who runs a business would support her campaign. The woman has no history in business, no understanding of how business operates, and the only laurel on which she relies is that during her husbands terms business did fairly well. Yet many businesses have paid a pretty penny to hear her sage advice. Ms. Clinton has recently been supporting new restrictions on...
  • Democrats Need to Stop Insisting That Everything Is Going Well

    07/24/2016 2:03:24 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 54 replies
    Current Affairs ^ | July 23, 2016 | Nathan J. Robinson, editor
    Trivializing people’s problems and fears is not a good way to win support. Among members of the liberal press, the reaction to Donald Trump’s RNC acceptance speech has been almost unanimous. It was, they say, “grim,” “angry,” and “dark.” Trump painted a “Mad Max” picture of the United States, as a nation is crisis, beset by crime, terrorism, unemployment, and despair. This picture, say the commentators, is false. Trump exaggerated crime rates, which are actually going down rather than up. He scare-mongered about immigrants and terrorism, creating threats where there are none. And he suggested that the world is going...
  • Munich shooting linked to neo-Nazi mass murderer Anders Breivik (Liberals changing reality again)

    07/23/2016 5:26:26 PM PDT · by Cubs Fan · 56 replies
    The German-born shooter, Ali Sonboly, was likely inspired by right-wing extremists. He was not at all religious A German gunman likely influenced by right-wing extremists killed nine people and injured 27 more in a mass shooting on Friday. German police said the shooter was obsessed with mass shootings. Authorities also said the shooting was connected to neo-Nazi Anders Breivik. Munich police chief Hubertus Andrae said the link between Breivik and the Munich shooting is obvious, the BBC reported. The Munich shooting took place on the fifth anniversary of the massacre Breivik carried out in Norway, in which he murdered 77...
  • Trump's Speech Wasn't 'Dark' or 'Angry.' The Media Is Out of Touch.

    07/23/2016 4:51:31 PM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 60 replies
    The National Interest ^ | July 23, 2016 | Peter Navarro
    Either the mainstream press doesnt get Donald J. Trumpor its poison pens are simply out to get him. Exhibit A is last weeks dour coverage of one of the most electrifying presidential nomination acceptance speeches in the last thirty years. I was at the Cleveland arena Thursday night where this history was made, and I was particularly revolted by Friday mornings spin from two of the biggest Horseman of the Trump Apocalypse. The New York Times castigated the speech as dark and angry while the Washington Post labeled it a dire portrait of a lawless, terrorized nation. In truth,...
  • Don't Buy the Media Labels on Tim Kaine: 'Centrist' or 'Devout Catholic'

    07/23/2016 12:47:42 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 49 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | July 23, 2016 | Tim Graham
    Hillary Clinton's selection of Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Virginia) as her running mate is already creating one distortion of reality: that Kaine is somehow a "centrist." His American Conservative Union rating score in his first three years in the Senate is 0.00. But here was The Wall Street Journal opening up its coverage tonight: The other distortion is any journalist touting Kaine as a "devout Catholic" or "traditional Catholic" without noting it would be more accurate to call him a devout and traditional Democrat. A "devout" believer in the church would champion in public its pro-life stance and its opposition to...
  • Library of Congress continues work on scrubbing illegal alien from the records

    07/23/2016 12:08:29 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 30 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | July 23, 2016 | JAZZ SHAW
    Back in March we talked about the decision by the Library of Congress to stop using “offensive terms” like illegal alien to refer to, er… illegal aliens. Shortly thereafter, Republicans in Congress moved to attach language to the pending appropriations bill which would require the Library of Congress to stick to terminology as it exists in current federal law. But since it hasn’t passed yet, the Library is moving forward with the changes and keeping up the debate in the media. (New York Times) “There is no other way to put this: the library has bowed to the political pressure...
  • The Teeth in Newts Call to Test and Deport Sharia Muslims

    07/23/2016 11:52:02 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 60 replies
    American Thinker ^ | July 23, 2016 | J. Robert Smith
    The other day in Wurzburg, Germany a 17-year-old Afghan refugee boarded a train carrying a knife and ax. Then he went to work. Four passengers -- Chinese tourists -- are in serious condition. Others were less seriously injured. Many aboard the train were treated for shock. The kids Lizzie Borden routine was accompanied by his shouts of Allahu Akbar. Beforehand, in a video, he had declared himself a soldier of the caliphate. Among his possessions was a homemade flag that resembled an Islamic State banner. German police gunned him down as he attacked security while attempting to flee. The attack,...
  • President Half-Staff

    07/23/2016 10:33:46 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 26 replies
    American Thinker ^ | July 23, 2016 | Robert Morrison
    Riding a bike around Annapolis, I note that the flags at the Old State House, the Naval Academy, and the library are at half-staff again. This time for Nice, France. Or is it Dallas? Or Baton Rouge? I confess I lose track. It seems the flags have been at half-staff most of the time since President Obama took office. It also seems the pace of terrorist attacks is picking up. Secretary of State John Kerry thinks this is proof that ISIS is on the run. How fatuous. Thats rather like saying the German troops marching through the Arc de Triomphe...
  • How The Trump Family Became The New Camelot In Four Days

    07/23/2016 6:04:05 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 127 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 23, 2013 | Liz Crokin
    The political conventions seem to birth new political stars every four years and this years Republican National Convention was no different. In 2004, a virtually unknown senator from Chicago gave an electric speech at the Democratic National Convention that thrust him into the international spotlight and set him on a path to the White House. That man was President Barack Obama. This years GOP convention didnt just produce a new rising star -- it birthed a whole dynasty of superstars. The world now knows why political pundits have been calling Donald Trumps family members his secret weapon. Trumps wife and...
  • Keeping the Poor Impoverished

    07/23/2016 5:28:40 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 23, 2016 | Paul Driessen
    We are just now entering the age of industrialization, newly elected President Rodrigo Duterte said recently, explaining why the Philippines will not ratify the Paris climate accords. Now that were developing, you will impose a limit? Thats absurd. Its being imposed upon us by the industrialized countries. They think they can dictate our destiny.More developing nations are taking the same stance and rightly so. They increasingly understand that fossil fuels are needed to modernize, industrialize, and decrease poverty, malnutrition and disease. Many supported the 2015 Paris climate treaty for three reasons.They are not required to reduce their oil, natural...
  • Tom Cotton, a Republican to Watch

    07/23/2016 4:36:12 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 26 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 23, 2016 | Paul Greenberg
    After his address at the Republican national convention in Cleveland on Monday, it would be inaccurate to declare that a star is born, because it's been clear for some time that Tom Cotton's performance has been stellar all along. Whether he was at Harvard, with the military, or in the U.S. Senate, he's taken stands no one else might dare -- and backed them up with a courage that springs from conviction. This boy from Dardanelle, Ark., in Yell County -- Mattie Ross country -- has grown into a man his family, his state and now his country can be...
  • Just Who Is the Establishment?

    07/23/2016 4:22:51 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 25 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 22, 2016 | Ken Blackwell
    We all claim to hate the establishment. And why not? Look at the mess around us. Its obvious that the folks in charge havent done a very good job. But who is the establishment? The term gets tossed around a lot as an insult these days even by some people who sure appear to be part of it. Theres a lot that can go into being a member. Education, job, philosophy, position, mindset. All matter. But attitude trumps experience. Some of those campaigning against the establishment assume that anyone holding office is a member. Thats a big mistake. Many...
  • Suspects picked the wrong county to throw rocks

    07/23/2016 1:10:05 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 18 replies
    The Greencastle Banner-Graphic ^ | July 22, 2016 | Eric Bernsee
    When communication about the unspeakable stupidity of the recent U.S. 231 rock-throwing incidents first popped into my email inbox a couple months back, the subject line made me gasp. "Rock throwing arrests," read the line heralding arrival of an email from Owen County Prosecutor Don VanDerMoere, a likable former deputy prosecutor for Putnam County who still keeps in contact. Before I could even click to open it, my heart was pounding and my mind went to thoughts like, "Oh, my god they finally caught those guys." However, it was a leap of faith to a wrong conclusion. Instead we have...
  • Democrat Merchants of Doom and Gloom Tell Us Trump's Speech Was Too "Dark"

    07/22/2016 1:20:40 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 34 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | July 22, 2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: What a week. It had everything. And it's still not over. Donald Trump continues to surprise even when you think he can't surprise you anymore. It's great to have you with us. It's great to have you here every day. Open Line Friday. That means that you get to talk about whatever you want to talk about, and I think I have a pretty good idea what you're gonna want to talk about, so we'll make an extra effort here to make sure that you get your chance. Telephone number is 800-282-2882, and the email address is...
  • My Predictions for the DNC

    07/22/2016 12:03:02 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 56 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | July 22, 2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Don't let me forget this, Mr. Snerdley -- I'm gonna make some predictions for you about what we're gonna see at the Democrat convention next week. It's gonna bear out everything I've said since the beginning of this program today. For example, I'll just give you one heads-up. Patricia Smith, the mother of one of the four killed at Benghazi, was ridiculed, was lambasted, was ripped to shreds, was destroyed by the Democrat Party and the media for having the audacity to take the stage at the Republican convention and talk about the death of her son....
  • BLA, BLA, BLA, BLA or BLM, What Difference at this Point Does it Make?

    07/22/2016 11:25:17 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 22, 2016 | Joe Connor
    Tuesday night at the Republican Convention, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie indicted Hillary Clinton and the Obama Administration for, among other things, their capitulation to Cuba without securing the return of Black Liberation Army (BLA) leader Joanne Chesimard. Undoubtedly many viewers asked themselves, "Who is Chesimard? How does our government allow this fugitive refugee to remain in Cuba? How many other fugitives from American justice do the Castros protect?"Joanne Chesimard is a murderer. Joanne Chesimard now calls herself Assata Shakur. Assata Shakur is a cop killer. BLA leader Assata Shakur / Joanne Chesimard, the cop killer, is the inspiration behind...
  • Racially Incorrect Facts Regarding Race and Slavery

    07/22/2016 10:52:19 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 32 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 22, 2016 | Jack Kerwick
    As was recently shown, the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement, with its central claim that police around the country are hunting and killing innocent black men, is a lie. Yet the BLM myth is enmeshed within a larger narrative, a narrative of eternal White Racism. And couched within this tale are distortions and outright crucially false ideas of slavery. In the interest of that “honest discussion” of race that the Eric Holders and Barack Obamas of the world claim to want, I submit considerations without which no such discussion can be had.One glaringly inconvenient truth that, odds are, few folks...
  • What Does Hillary Want?

    07/22/2016 10:47:45 AM PDT · by Rummyfan · 17 replies
    NRO ^ | 22 July 2016 | Kevin D Williamson
    Old joke: What do you get for the man who has everything? Penicillin. That would be more apropos if Bill Clinton were running for president again instead of his wife, but the question remains: What does Hillary Rodham Clinton actually want? The Clintons like money. This is obvious. It seems to me that Bill likes it a little more intensely than Hillary does, being, as he is, a deeply insecure man who has spent his entire life keeping score: Whether its his net worth or his approval polls or bedpost-notching, Bill Clinton has always looked to quantify his value as...
  • Pence Saves Republican Party After Cruz Disaster

    07/22/2016 9:40:02 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 94 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 22, 2016 | Larry Kudlow
    Ted Cruz essentially gave a career-ending speech at the GOP convention on Wednesday night. Cruz's speech was a slap in the face to GOP nominee Donald Trump. "Vote your conscience" is a wonderful-sounding phrase. But we all know what he meant: Don't vote for Donald Trump. I was in the convention hall and the crowd's reaction was unbelievable. It started out as a few hands waving in the air and some booing, and then it just grew and grew throughout the entire convention hall. And then boom! It was absolute bedlam. I've been to most of the GOP conventions since...
  • The NBA Is the National Bullying Association

    07/22/2016 8:19:01 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 34 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 22, 2016 | Michael Brown
    My oldest granddaughter is 15, and thanks to North Carolinas HB2, if a 15-year-old boy in her school identified as a girl, he would not be allowed to play on her sports team or share her locker room. I for one am glad that North Carolina, my home state since 2003, has taken a stand for common sense, for safety, and for privacy, yet the NBA is punishing the state for protecting its residents, announcing that it will pull next years All Star game from Charlotte. What hypocrisy; what bigotry; what intolerance. The NBA is now the National Bullying Association.Let...
  • Ted Cruz and the Trump Takeover

    07/22/2016 6:12:24 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 60 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 22, 2016 | Pat Buchanan
    The self-righteousness and smugness of Ted Cruz in refusing to endorse Donald Trump, then walking off stage in Cleveland, smirking amidst the boos, takes the mind back in time. At the Cow Palace in San Francisco in July of 1964, Gov. Nelson Rockefeller, having been defeated by Barry Goldwater, took the podium to introduce a platform plank denouncing "extremism." Implication: Goldwater's campaign is saturated with extremists. Purpose: Advertise Rocky's superior morality. Smug and self-righteous, Rocky brayed at the curses and insults, "It's a free country, ladies and gentlemen." Rocky was finished. He would never win the nomination. Richard Nixon took...
  • WaPo: Why Republicans should vote for Hillary Clinton

    07/22/2016 5:47:03 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 73 replies
    Washington Post ^ | July 22, 2016 | John Stubbs
    We can't have President Trump, and she could do more to advance conservative ideas than he would. With the theatrics and tumult of the Republican National Convention behind us, many Republicans remain steadfast in their opposition to Donald Trump to be president of the United States. The reason is simple: Their conscience says he does not reflect their principles, nor those of our Republican Party. Trumps isolationist approach, bombastic rhetoric and ignorance of issues are not things we can be proud to support. The president is the commander in chief, a role model for our children and Americas top ambassador...
  • Turkey Roger out

    07/22/2016 5:10:10 AM PDT · by SJackson · 28 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 7-22-16 | Carolyn Glick
    Turkey has a large armed force, professional armed forces and... I am certain they will continue as a committed and strong NATO ally. On Wednesday, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg insisted that the purge of thousands in the Turkish military including a third of the serving generals did not weaken the military. Stoltenberg told Reuters, Turkey has a large armed force, professional armed forces and... I am certain they will continue as a committed and strong NATO ally. It would be interesting to know whether the 1,500 US soldiers who have been locked down at Incirlik Air Base along...
  • What an Honest Discussion on Race Would Look Like-and why Obama and the Left would avoid it

    07/22/2016 5:06:34 AM PDT · by SJackson · 17 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | July 22, 2016 | Jack Kerwick
    What an Honest Discussion on Race Would Look Like And why Obama and the Left would avoid it like the plague. July 22, 2016 Jack Kerwick On Thursday, July 14, Barack Obama held a nationally televised town hall meeting on American race relationsand, unsurprisingly, punted on that honest discussion of race that he and his ilk accuse the rest of us of deferring. A truly honest discussion of race, you see, threatens the Racism-Industrial-Complex (RIC) or, alternately, Big Racism. A truly honest discussion of race would mention that for virtually every kind of crime, blacks are perpetrators in...