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  • Unraveling: Liberal Common Cause demands Clinton Foundation, Hillary audit (wants books opened)

    04/24/2015 10:07:26 AM PDT · by Liz · 19 replies
    washingtonexaminer.com ^ | 4/24/15 | Paul Bedard, the Washington Examiner's "Washington Secrets" columnist
    The financial issues plaguing Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign have become too much even for liberal groups, and now Common Cause is calling for an independent audit of donations to the Clinton Foundation. Amid suggestions that foreign governments donated to the foundation in hopes of getting special treatment from President Obama's State Department when Clinton was his top diplomat, the group on Friday said a "thorough review" is needed. "Six years ago, at Mrs. Clinton's confirmation hearing for her appointment as secretary of state, then-Sen. Dick Lugar observed that 'that foreign governments and entities may perceive the Clinton Foundation as a...
  • 'Target: Bums' poster pops up in Bucktown (Yuppie Area of Chicago)

    04/23/2015 12:17:20 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 15 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 4/23/2015 | Geoff Ziezulewicz
    Chicago's rats are a brazen, shameless group, as likely to stare back at you as they are to scurry away underneath that alley mattress. Every Chicagoan breathes a little easier when they see the Streets and Sanitation Department's yellow, ever-present "Target: Rats" signs advertising that their neighborhood vermin are about to get poisoned. Bill Healy was walking home from dinner Tuesday night near North Wolcott and West North avenues in Bucktown when he thought he saw one of those signs heralding the end for area rodents. But a closer inspection revealed that the sign actually read "Target: Bums."
  • Creating social justice spaces in high schools (Shows you how far we've fallen)

    04/22/2015 1:55:52 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 52 replies
    The Daily Targum of Rutgers University ^ | April 14, 2015 | Kenya O'Neill
    As a first year, I came into the University knowing I was passionate about social justice, but I did not necessarily have the vocabulary and resources to articulate my beliefs. I knew that there were practices in place that exploit marginalized people economically, but I did not know that the driving force behind this was called unregulated capitalism. I knew that there was a difference between the way half of my family lived versus the other half, but I did not know the driving force behind these differences was due to institutionalized racism. I knew that there were more than...
  • Why do we put up with liberals?

    04/22/2015 6:59:45 AM PDT · by Yashcheritsiy · 70 replies
    Renew America ^ | April 22, 2015 | Tim Dunkin
    Left-wingers and progressives in America are becoming insufferable, are they not? It's quite apparent that they have no desire to "live and let live," but want to force their delusions off onto everyone else. You will live, think, and do as the Left tells you, whether you like it or not. Even in the pettiest of way, they can't help themselves. Take, for example, this story coming out of the University of Oregon. To summarize for the reader, a student named Elle Mallon, who was running for office in student government filed a number of grievances against a rival student...
  • Sexy Conservatives Will Out-Breed Barren Liberals

    04/20/2015 4:23:05 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 107 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 20, 2015 | Kurt Schlichter
    The last time some Twitter leftist sneered at me and called me a “breeder,” I wondered whether this collectivist genius considered not reproducing to be a wise long-term strategy. The fact is that in America, most of the time it’s the traditional, conservative people who choose to have children. Between their contempt for traditional family life, their abortion fetish, and the vexing problem of the fact that neither XX+XX nor XY+XY equals “baby,” leftists are dropping below their replacement fertility rate. But letting them die out is not enough; we conservatives need to outbreed them. Basically, we already erotically high-achieving...
  • Ben Affleck wanted his slave owner ancestor 'censored' from Finding Your Roots PBS documentary

    04/17/2015 11:54:24 AM PDT · by Sergio · 50 replies
    London Daily Mail ^ | 17 April 2015 | Daniel Bates
    Ben Affleck persuaded the producers of Finding Your Roots to edit out details of how his ancestors were slave owners even though it was a breach of PBS editorial rules. The new Batman star, who supports a number of liberal causes, objected to the ancestry TV show airing how his distant relations were racist, leaked Sony emails reveal. Instead viewers were shown heartwarming stories of how his third grandfather was a mystic in the Civil War and how his sixth grandfather was a patriot who fought in the American Revolution. Daily Mail Online has reviewed a transcript of the show...
  • Congress Considering Repeal of Death Tax

    04/16/2015 2:25:22 PM PDT · by ThethoughtsofGreg · 17 replies
    American Legislator ^ | 4-16-15 | Will Freeland
    For the first time in just over a decade, the U.S. House of Representatives today will vote on a bill to abolish the death tax, otherwise known the federal estate tax. H.R. 1105—the “Death Tax Repeal Act of 2015″—has bipartisan support, which is evident by its co-sponsors: Congressmen Kevin Brady (R-Texas) and Sanford Bishop (D-Georgia). Attempts to repeal the federal death tax acknowledge what the 32 states without a death tax already understand: a tax on an individual’s personal property, business assets and investments, even with a $5 million exemption, results in high compliance costs, little revenue and bad incentives....
  • Ann Arbor schools bans guns with new policies

    04/16/2015 3:58:18 AM PDT · by cripplecreek · 34 replies
    Mlive.com ^ | April 16, 2015 | Lindsay Knake
    If anyone but a law enforcement official carries a gun into an Ann Arbor school, administrators will ask the person to leave and call the police. Under a new policy, a weapon such as a gun in a school constitutes an emergency. The Ann Arbor Public Schools Board of Education on Wednesday, April 15, unanimously voted to ban dangerous weapons, including guns, from school buildings and property. The vote approved three policies that outline the superintendent's ability to be able to close schools, cancel buses or student and staff events before, during and after school in the case of an...
  • 7 Things Every American Needs To Know About Taxes

    04/15/2015 1:13:16 PM PDT · by ThethoughtsofGreg · 12 replies
    American Legislator ^ | 4-15-15 | Will Freeland
    Today is tax day in America. As always, it features a lot of confusion with tax forms, some rushed trips to the post office and a whole lot of heartburn as taxpayers are reminded just how much they paid in taxes over the previous year. Despite the fact that every American constantly is affected by local, state and federal taxes, there is still a large number of Americans who dont know about taxes. Here are seven things many every American should know about taxes. 1. Taxes Cost a Whole Lot Taxes on all levels consume over a quarter of gross...
  • Walter Williams: Reality May Be Optional

    04/13/2015 10:20:52 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 25 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | April 15, 2015 | Walter E. Williams
    One of the wonders of modern times is that reality is often seen as a social construct and therefore optional. Thus, if one finds a particular reality offensive or inconvenient, he just "changes" it. Say that one is born a male or a female but believes that nature made an error. Some believe that nature's "error" can be corrected by calling oneself another sex. Possibly a medical procedure on one's genitalia can correct nature's error. However, Mother Nature is ruthless. Sex determination is strictly chromosomal. Females are XX, and males are XY. There is no medical procedure that can change...
  • 3 Things to Prove Liberals Actually Do Think Businesses Should Discriminate

    04/11/2015 5:44:51 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 6 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 04/11/2015 | Napp Nazworth
    Businesses should not discriminate, liberals proclaimed loudly in explaining their opposition to religious freedom laws. Three recent actions supported by liberals demonstrate that is not true. 1. Bakeries Should Be Able to Refuse Bible Verses Christian activist Bill Jack was denied service when he went to Azucar Bakery in Denver and asked for two cakes in the shape of open Bibles. He asked for the words, "God hates sin Psalm 45:7," "Homosexuality is a detestable sin Leviticus 18:22," "God loves sinners," and "While we were yet sinners Christ died for us Romans 5:8," on each of the...
  • The Lefts love affair with Pope Francis may be cooling off given the recent news out of France

    04/11/2015 5:39:21 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 7 replies
    Hotair ^ | 04/11/2015 | JAZZ SHAW
    Liberals have had high hopes (no pun intended) for Pope Francis ever since his election. His sometimes nuanced messages of compassion for all humans have been regularly covered here by Ed and I have found many of them inspiring, though really not all that different from traditional messages coming from the Vatican. The Pontiff just has a different way of expressing himself than some of his predecessors. But that hasn’t stopped many liberals from believing that a sea change was in the air, particularly when it came to the relationship between the church and gay and lesbian Catholics. But...
  • Bill Buckley Was Right: America in the Grip of the Liberal Mania

    04/09/2015 12:20:26 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 10 replies
    american Spectator ^ | April 9, 2015 | Jeffrey Lord
    "...Mr. Buckley would surely not be surprised at the Rolling Stone episode. He described it effectively a full fifty-five years before the story was published, not to mention long before the central participants targeted in the story were even born. Indeed he predicted this kind of story almost a full decade before Rolling Stone founded in 1967 existed. What Buckley knew in 1959 was this: >>> I shall be assuming that in most respects the liberal ideologists are, like Don Quixote, wholly normal, with fully developed powers of thought, that they see things as they are, and live...
  • Greenfield: The Closing of the Liberal Mind

    04/08/2015 5:35:08 PM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 64 replies
    Sultan Knish blog ^ | Wednesday, April 08, 2015 | Daniel Greenfield
    Wednesday, April 08, 2015 The Closing of the Liberal Mind Posted by Daniel Greenfield @ the Sultan Knish blog Suppose that you are a Soviet agent in 1955. Your cover is that of an insurance salesman. Of your two "jobs", the Soviet agent part is more important, but you need to be a good insurance salesman to maintain your cover. Being a good insurance salesman doesn't clash with being a good Communist, because your job selling life insurance allows you to pursue your real job. And you cannot conflate the two jobs. You can't sell insurance to your KGB bosses...
  • Why the secular left should stop trying to change Christianity

    04/07/2015 7:32:42 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    The Week ^ | 04/07/2015 | Matt Lewis
    For some secular liberals, the Constitution isn't the only "living, breathing document." The Bible is, too. For evidence, look no further than Frank Bruni's latest New York Times column, which argues that "homosexuality and Christianity don't have to be in conflict in any church anywhere." According to this line of argument, Christians ought to engage in "a conversation about freeing religions and religious people from prejudices that they needn't cling to and can indeed jettison, much as they've jettisoned other aspects of their faith's history, rightly bowing to the enlightenments of modernity." Now, Bruni's core argument is not without merit....
  • California Liberals are now the "SOAP NAZIS"! (Vanity)

    04/07/2015 4:39:12 PM PDT · by LonePalm · 24 replies
    LonePalm | 4/7/2015 | LonePalm
    I was just thinking about the water problems in California. Governor Moonbeam and his fellow travelers opposed a series of water projects in the '70s that would have lessened the severity of the current water shortage in California. Then they invite in a few million illegal aliens. Now he wants to regulate how long people can take showers? They have turned into Soap Nazis.
  • Planned Parenthood: Women Cant be Black, Veterans, Lawyers, or Doctors

    04/07/2015 2:07:58 PM PDT · by rightistight · 5 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 4/7/15 | Aurelius
    In a breathtakingly stupid attack on Rand Paul, Planned Parenthood claims that women cannot be black, veterans, nurses, lawyers, or many other professions, races, or political parties. Planned Parenthood sent out a tweet on their official twitter page, claiming that women are not included in any of Rand Paul's "Show Your Support" groups page. Their message reads, "Sen. Rand Paul's "Show Your Support" page doesn't have anything for women. Message received." It then includes a picture of all the groups that, at least in part, support Rand: Among the groups that Planned Parenthood says that women are not a part...
  • Analysts see 2 hardcore' liberal Democrats running for U.S. Senate in Maryland

    04/07/2015 1:57:46 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 15 replies
    ABC2 News ^ | April 7, 2015 | by Glynis Kazanjian
    BALTIMORE - Democratic primary voters should find little difference in political ideology between the two candidates running to replace retiring Sen. Barbara Mikulski, according to outside analysts. Both U.S. Reps. Donna Edwards and Chris Van Hollen are ranked hardcore liberals by On The Issues, a political website that analyzes policy issues supported by federal, state and local politicians. Both Edwards and Van Hollen are considered reliable Democrats, who vote with their party 100% of the time, according to The Sunlight Foundation, a national, non-partisan organization that focuses on transparency and accountability in government and politics. Rep. Elijah Cummings, 7th, ranking...
  • Welcome to the era of the Left boycotting states

    04/06/2015 8:22:46 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies
    Hotair ^ | 04/06/2015 | Jazz Shaw
    While the media was busy selling a false narrative about RFRA in Indiana (specifically that it was targeting the LGBT community while entirely failing to mention anything to do with them) the rest of the Left was paying close attention. Even though the state level representatives elected by the citizens were willing to craft a bill which ensured the right to observe the religious convictions of all the state’s residents – yes, even the Christians – and the governor they elected was willing to sign it, they were quickly sent scurrying for the trenches when some well monied interests...
  • Liberals have broken America's social contract

    04/06/2015 2:55:28 PM PDT · by Yashcheritsiy · 93 replies
    Renew America ^ | April 6, 2015 | Tim Dunkin
    In a civil, consensual society there exists an unspoken yet very real social contract which serves to make that society possible. No matter what disagreements we may have over politics, religion, or anything else, at the end of the day, we're part of the same society, and we deal with each other in a way that maintains the civility and stability of that society. At least that used to be the case. However, this civil consensus, which has been eroding for at least a decade, has pretty much broken down completely, much of it within the last few weeks. And...
  • ('national hero') De Blasio Dips Toe Into Presidential Politics With Meeting of Liberals

    04/05/2015 11:02:52 AM PDT · by Libloather · 15 replies
    DNA info ^ | 4/03/15 | Jeff Mays
    Pic - Mayor Bill de Blasio, at Gracie Mansion with First Lady Chirlane McCray, activist Van Jones, and Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy, plans to dip his toe into presidential politics with the launch of a push for income inequality to become a central issue of the 2016 national elections. "All of this is focused on the notion that we are not having a discussion on income inequality in this country and we are not having that discussion at our peril." GRACIE MANSION Mayor Bill de Blasio, who supporters describe as a "national hero" among progressives, has dipped his his...
  • Liberals May Regret Their New Rules

    04/05/2015 5:33:41 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 178 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 5, 2015 | Kurt Schlichter
    That photo is me about ten years ago, standing in the ruins of a land where people rejected the rule of law in favor of the rule of force. I think a lot about my year-long deployment to Kosovo these days. I think a lot about people today who, for short term political points, cavalierly disregard the rules, laws and norms that made America what it is. I think a lot about how liberals, especially those who boo God, should pray to Him that those rules, laws and norms are restored. I am most certainly not smiling I am...
  • Real Progressives Should Support Indianas Law

    04/03/2015 10:26:43 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    TIME ^ | 04/03/2015 | Ilya Shapiro
    Would you force a Jewish printer to produce anti-Semitic flyers? Im for marriage equality having filed many briefs supporting challenges to restrictive state laws but I have no problem with Indianas new religious-freedom law. And neither should progressives. After all, would you want Unitarians to work the audio equipment at a Southern Baptist revival? Would you force a Jewish printer to produce anti-Semitic flyers? Would you require Muslim butchers to serve pork ribs? The Supreme Court said in 1990 that the First Amendment doesnt grant exemptions from generally applicable laws, so religious objectors have to seek relief from...
  • ***THE OFFICIAL FRIDAY SILLINESS THREAD***

    04/03/2015 6:56:25 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 60 replies
    Because of so much intolerance on the internet, lately....I say today is a good day for a..... Free For All!!
  • Nude Bras Are Now A Subtle Form Of Racism, FYI

    04/01/2015 5:49:57 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 57 replies
    Chicks on the Right ^ | 4/1/2015 | Red Dawn
    I never wake up in the morning thinking, Today, I need to find something super dumb liberals are complaining about and expose their stupidity. No. Not at all. It just happens. And I couldnt even make this stuff up if I tried. So this Wednesdays edition of Wackjob Feminist Wednesday has an added bonus. Racism! In a University of Oklahoma op-ed, a woman complains about nude bras. Because nude bras are clearly a subtle sign of racism toward women of color.
  • Comedy Central defends Trever Noah over 'antisemitic' tweets

    04/01/2015 2:43:42 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 14 replies
    UK TELEGRAPH ^ | 4/1/15 | Kat Brown
    The new Daily Show host, criticised for tweeting unfunny jokes, has been defended by many, including his new employers Trevor Noah, the South African comic who was recently announced as Jon Stewart's replacement to host the satirical American talk show, The Daily Show, has been supported by his new employers after old, and distinctly unfunny, tweets from years before came to light. ... journalists have also supported Noah. Caitlin Dewey at The Washington Post wrote: "Six tweets, out of almost 9,000?! Thats not exactly a representative sample." Dewey and other writers cited Jon Ronson's recent, and much-acclaimed book, So You've...
  • Obamas Strategy on Climate Change, Part of Global Deal, Is Revealed ( Executive Action)

    03/31/2015 6:32:18 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 23 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 3/31/2015 | CORAL DAVENPORT
    WASHINGTON The White House on Tuesday introduced President Obamas blueprint for cutting greenhouse gas emissions in the United States by nearly a third over the next decade. Mr. Obamas plan, part of a formal written submission to the United Nations ahead of efforts to forge a global climate change accord in Paris in December, detailed the United States part of an ambitious joint pledge made by Mr. Obama and President Xi Jinping of China in November. The United States and China are the worlds two largest greenhouse gas polluters. Mr. Obama said the United States would cut its emissions...
  • George Will On the Race Card: Liberalism Has A Kind Of Tourettes Syndrome These Days

    03/31/2015 3:16:53 PM PDT · by concernedcitizen76 · 13 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | April 13, 2014 | Jeffrey Meyer
    Look, liberalism has a kind of Tourettes syndrome these days. Its just constantly saying the word racism and racist. Theres a kind of intellectual poverty now. Liberalism hasn't had a new idea since the 1960s except ObamaCare and the country doesn't like it. So what do you do? You say anyone criticizes us is a racist. It's become a joke among young people. You go to a campus where this kind of political correctness reigns and some young person will say looks like it's going to rain. The person looks and says, you're a racist. I mean it's so inappropriate....
  • If Liberals Are The Good Guys, Why Do They Lie So Much?(Lying Comes Natural To Them)

    03/31/2015 5:09:56 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 45 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March, 31, 2015 | John Hawkins
    Liberals never argue with one another over substance; their only dispute is how to prevent the public from figuring out what they really believe. Meanwhile, it is a source of constant alarm to conservatives that the public will not understand what they really believe. – Ann Coulter If you listen to liberals, you’d believe that conservatives are hateful, racist, cruel, selfish dishonest, mean-spirited Fascists while liberals are compassionate, caring, open minded, honest, giving saints who want the best for everyone. If that’s true, then why is it that liberals have to incessantly lie about what they’re doing, what’s happening...
  • Liberals against Religious Liberty in Indiana

    03/30/2015 6:36:22 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies
    National Review ^ | 03/29/2015 | The Editors
    Indiana has adopted a state-level version of the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), thereby imposing a strict scrutiny legal standard when the state government or local powers pass laws that interfere with the free exercise of religion. For this, Governor Mike Pence and Indianas legislators have been denounced as gay-hating monsters, a claim that was never made about President Bill Clinton, who signed the federal RFRA, or about the people and powers of such liberal states as Connecticut, which is one of the 20 states with a RFRA. Another dozen or so states have constitutional provisions similar to those...
  • Elizabeth Warren, in Edward Kennedys seat, displaces Obama as liberals champion

    03/29/2015 8:10:23 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 30 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | March 29, 2015 | By Ben Wolfgang
    In early 2008 liberal icon Edward M. Kennedy blessed Barack Obamas long shot presidential campaign, declaring the freshman Illinois senator the next great progressive leader in a symbolic passing of the torch. On Monday, Mr. Obama heads to Massachusetts to honor Kennedy, who died in 2009 but liberals enthusiasm for the president has waned from those days, and the left has moved on to other champions, most notably Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who now sits in the seat Kennedy used to hold.
  • Limousine Liberals & the Toll of Statism

    03/29/2015 10:26:52 AM PDT · by xuberalles · 16 replies
    Self | 3/29/15 | Me
    Nothing entertains me more than Limousine Liberals the likes of Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, and Elizabeth Warren who religiously decry income inequality - pardoning celebrity donors of course - only to discredit those quintessential American ideals that create independence and wealth: self-reliance, hard work, commerce, innovation, and competition. And yet it is these universal necessities of a strong and robust economy that progressives suffocate with endless regulation and taxation in order to erect a socialist utopia defined by dependence and division. Inciting voters by demonizing those more fortunate, those who toiled for their blessings, is absurd when youre the one...
  • R.I.P. California (1850-2016): What Well Lose And Learn From The Worlds First Major Water Collapse

    03/28/2015 9:10:54 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 68 replies
    Feelguide.com ^ | 3/22/2015 | FEELGUIDE
    Last week when NASA announced that California is on its death bed and has only 12 months of water left, the news hit like a punch to the gut. Data from NASA satellites show that the total amount of water stored in the Sacramento and San Joaquin river basins that is, all of the snow, river and reservoir water, water in soils and groundwater combined was 34 million acre-feet below normal in 2014. That loss is nearly 1.5 times the capacity of Lake Mead, Americas largest reservoir, writes Jay Famiglietti of NASA. Famiglietti adds: Statewide, weve been dropping...
  • Corporations Feed Political Correctness

    03/27/2015 9:26:32 PM PDT · by PingPongChampion · 14 replies
    Poletical.com ^ | February 1st, 2015 | S.P.
    This invisible government which polices the very habits and thoughts that created the culture of consumption is now managing a sustained culture of political correctness. As many modern American capitalists will tell you, money does not discriminate. The almighty and powerful dollar does not care what colour our skin may be or what god we may kneel to. It is man that discriminates on such lines. It is man who utters words and ideas that may alienate or segregate potential consumers. If corporations were to sell their products selectively to Anglo-Saxon, white Americans, they would be consciously minimizing their own...
  • Two Minutes Hate at Avery Fisher Hall

    03/27/2015 7:01:06 PM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 19 replies
    rushlimbaugh.com ^ | 3/27/15 | Rush limbaugh
    Two Minutes Hate at Avery Fisher Hall BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: I am doing that which I was born to do. My name is Rush Limbaugh. I am America's Real Anchorman. I am the guy that drives the left insane. I'm the guy responsible for making them insane. I'm the guy responsible for infusing the left with an out-of-control, out-of-containment even possibility of being contained hatred -- and, for that, my friends, I have a gold star, and I take it from them. You might say, "What's Rush talking about?" I'll tell you what I'm talking about in just a second....
  • More people moved away from Illinois last year than any other state

    03/27/2015 11:00:59 AM PDT · by Beave Meister · 31 replies
    WBEZ 91.5 ^ | 3/26/2015 | Susie An
    Illinois had the biggest decrease in population according to a new report from the Census Bureau. Between July 1, 2013 to July 1, 2014, the state lost 9,972 people. On the other end, Texas saw the largest population increase adding more than 450,000 people during that time. Cook County saw a very slight decrease in population. Its one of four counties with a population of more than 1 million to experience a decrease. Others include industrial counties like Wayne County, Michigan; Cuyahoga, Ohio; and Allegheny, Pennsylvania. The rate of people leaving Cook County for other counties has been increasing since...
  • Business dealings of Hillary Clinton's brother raise new questions

    03/26/2015 7:36:23 AM PDT · by Beave Meister · 21 replies
    Fox News ^ | 3/25/2015
    The latest baggage threatening to dog Hillary Clintons expected bid for the White House comes in the form of her brother, who allegedly got help from the Department of Homeland Security in smoothing a business deal. The departments inspector general found that Tony Rodham was given special treatment by DHS No. 2 in securing visas for foreigners connected to a deal. Rodham was CEO of an electric car company owned by another longtime Clinton pal, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, when he got help from DHS official Alejandro Mayorkas securing the visas for investors in the firm. It is not clear...
  • Political Discrimination against Conservatives at Iowa Law School

    03/24/2015 11:54:49 AM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 10 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | March 23, 2015 | Spencer Irvine
    Think politics does not play a part in hiring decisions at universities? Think again. Teresa Wagner, a conservative lawyer, has been in the center of a years-long legal battle with the University of Iowas Law School over their decision not to hire her because of her conservative political views. Legal Insurrection, a legal blog, explains her case here. She recently spoke at the conservative family think tank Family Research Council, where she once worked before moving to Iowa. wagner v jones frc event Wagner said that the Iowa law school has 50 tenure track faculty members and there [was] only...
  • Predictable Drive-Bys Attempt to Disqualify Cruz on the Premise That Voters

    03/23/2015 3:02:11 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | March 23, 2015 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: So predictable. Everything the left does is so predictable it ought to be easily nuked. By now, everybody opposing the left ought to have ways to just knock 'em out of the water. In this case, Ted Cruz, hey, no experience, he's too stupid, he's too dumb, he doesn't believe in climate change. The only thing the guy's done is shut down the government for 16 days. It's predictable and it ought to be, as a result of that, ineffective. Greetings, great to have you back. Rush Limbaugh, the EIB Network and the Limbaugh Institute for Advanced Conservative Studies....
  • Time to Compromise With Campus Liberals

    03/23/2015 9:30:11 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 23, 2015 | Mike Adams
    Dear UNC Board of Governors: As you probably already know, Gabriel Lugo is president of the faculty senate at UNCW, which stands for The University of North Carolina for Whining Liberals. As faculty senate president, it is his job to use his office to campaign against Republican legislation and pretend he is a man of principle who is dedicated to fighting for academic freedom. Despite Lugos lack of intellectual honesty, I think its time for the Republican-led UNC Board of Governors (BOG) to begin negotiations with Lugo immediately. As far as I can see, Lugo has at least two specific...
  • Wal-Mart Fights Bid to Curb Gun Sales

    03/23/2015 6:16:14 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 33 replies
    THE WALL STREET JOURNAL ^ | Mar 22, 2015 | Joann S. Lublin and Paul Ziobro
    Wal-Mart Fights Bid to Curb Gun Sales New Yorks Trinity Wall Street Church Challenges Assault-Rifle Sales By Joann S. Lublin and Paul Ziobro March 22, 2015 7:38 p.m. ET A U.S. appeals court showdown looms next month for Wal-Mart Stores Inc. in a case with potentially broad impact on how much influence investors can have over their companies. The dispute concerns Wal-Marts sales of assault rifles with high-capacity magazines. New Yorks Trinity Wall Street church wants shareholders to vote on a resolution calling on Wal-Marts board to review management decisions to sell the weapons, as well as other products that...
  • No Point in More Defense Spending With Liberals in Charge

    03/23/2015 4:41:53 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 23, 2015 | Kurt Schlichter
    The patriotic conservative hawks who are terrified by the deterioration of our military are absolutely right our military is in crisis. But lifting the sequester caps and pumping more money into the Pentagon isn't going to solve the problem. First, we need a president who actually cares about defending this country. Second, we need to change the Defense Department from a feeding trough for government workers and contractors into a lean, mean, warfighting machine. We can solve the first problem in November 2016 by electing a president who cares about this country's defense. Barack Obama doesn't, and Hillary Clinton...
  • An Obama Miscellany: Eligibility, Racism, Education, Etc.

    03/21/2015 6:33:35 PM PDT · by BruceDeitrickPrice · 13 replies
    http://educationimproved.blogspot.com ^ | March 21,, 2015 | Bruce Deitrick Price
    Here are four lively short articles about our president: ------------------------------------------- "Obama and the Ineligibility Circus." Some of the cleverest trolls on the Internet devote their time to spreading confusion about the requirements for being president. You have to be a citizen. You have to be 35. And you have to have two parents who are themselves Americans. That last requirement is called the "natural born" requirement. Because of that requirement, Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz are not eligible to be president. My hope is that one of them drops out of the race and tells the country why. http://www.examiner.com/article/obama-and-the-ineligibility-circus?cid=db_articles --------------------------------------------...
  • Khamenei calls Death to America as Kerry hails progress on nuke deal

    03/21/2015 5:51:47 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 51 replies
    The Times of Israel ^ | 3/21/2015 | TIMES OF ISRAEL STAFF, AP AND AFP
    Day after Obama urges Iran to seize historic opportunity, supreme leader says US seeks to create insecurity. Irans Supreme leader Ali Khamenei called for Death to America on Saturday, a day after President Barack Obama appealed to Iran to seize a historic opportunity for a nuclear deal and a better future, and as US Secretary of State John Kerry claimed substantial progress toward an accord. Khamenei told a crowd in Tehran that Iran would not capitulate to Western demands. When the crowd started shouting, Death to America, the ayatollah responded: Of course yes, death to America, because America is the...
  • Person Putting "Whites Only" Stickers Around Austin Turns Out to be Liberal Social Justice Warrior

    03/21/2015 1:20:28 PM PDT · by rightistight · 94 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 3/21/15 | Aurelius
    It turns out that the person who has been posting "whites only" stickers around Austin, Texas is actually a liberal "social justice warrior" looking to bring attention to the racism of whites. These stickers had been posted around stores in Austin: For days no one knew who had posted them and why could only be speculated. The answer has been solved today: the stickers were posted by Austin lawyer Adam Reposa who did it to point out the "gentrification" of Austin and the displacement of minorities. Theyre getting pushed out, and pretty quick. This area of town is turning into...
  • Over-priced coffee and a side of white guilt

    03/20/2015 8:04:46 AM PDT · by rktman · 88 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 3/20/2015 | Lloyd Marcus
    Starbucks admits that the initiative was birthed out of a company forum in which employees discussed racial tensions across America due to police killing unarmed black men in Ferguson.
  • From Tel Aviv to Turtle Bay (Obama Plans To Bypass Bibi with UN Action)

    03/18/2015 7:11:37 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 21 replies
    Foreign Policy.com ^ | 3/18/2015 | JOHN HUDSON, COLUM LYNCH
    After years of blocking U.N. efforts to pressure Israelis and Palestinians into accepting a lasting two-state solution, the United States is edging closer toward supporting a U.N. Security Council resolution that would call for the resumption of political talks to conclude a final peace settlement, according to Western diplomats. The move follows Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahus decisive re-election Tuesday after the incumbent publicly abandoned his commitment to negotiate a Palestinian state the basis of more than 20 years of U.S. diplomatic efforts and promised to continue the construction of settlements on occupied territory. The development also reflects...
  • Kerry Compares His Courage To Lincoln, Churchill, Dr. King, Gandhi And Mandela (not satire)

    03/15/2015 3:28:47 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 66 replies
    Fox News ^ | 3/15/2015 | Michael Dorstewitz
    Secretary of State John Kerry compared himself to Winston Churchill, Abraham Lincoln and other great historical luminaries for having the courage and tenacity to tackle the most heinous enemy plaguing mankind climate change. My heroes are people who dared to take on great challenges without knowing for certain what the outcome would be, Kerry said in an address to the Atlantic Council on Thursday. Lincoln took risks, Gandhi took risks, Churchill took risks, Dr. King took risks, Mandela took risks, but that doesnt mean that every risk-taker is a role model.
  • Obamas Treason Is the New Patriotism

    03/15/2015 3:05:22 PM PDT · by concernedcitizen76 · 14 replies
    Front Page Magazine ^ | March 13, 2015 | Daniel Greenfield
    Highlights: "Having aligned with everyone from Castro to the Supreme Leader of Iran (a country which rapes teenage girls so that they dont die as virgins, and stones teenage rape victims), Obama has to make it seem as if its the Republicans who are the traitors." "During his original campaign, Obama said, We cannot allow Iran to get a nuclear weapon." Bill Clinton said during his first term in office, 'North Korea cannot be allowed to develop a nuclear bomb.' North Korea could and did. Bill Clinton knew all along that it could and would." "Clinton and Obama didnt accidentally...
  • An Open Letter to hdr22@clintonemail.com (Dowd)

    03/14/2015 1:15:11 PM PDT · by oleus · 121 replies
    NY Times ^ | 3/14/2015 | Maureen Dowd