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  • Rick Perry Approaches the Arena

    2h By <a href="/users/erick/">Erick Erickson</a> (<a href="/diary/erick/">Diary</a>)
    When the economy began to slide under George W. Bush and then cratered complete with Barack Obama entering the White House, Texas's economy stayed strong. When the summer of recovery saw more and more Americans leaving the workforce, Texas saw more and more…
  • Tech at Night: Democrats and fellow travelers shut down more of the War on Terror

    12:30am By <a href="/users/neil_stevens/">Neil Stevens</a> (<a href="/diary/neil_stevens/">Diary</a>)
    Yeah, at this point Rand Paul is pretty much running as Hillary Clinton-lite. You see, through various intelligence programs, the US government is able to identify foreign terrorist organizations. When those terrorists then contact folks in the United States,…
  • Why Rick Santorum Matters

    Wed 11:14pm By <a href="/users/erick/">Erick Erickson</a> (<a href="/diary/erick/">Diary</a>)
    Earlier today, Rick Santorum declared his candidacy for President of the United States. Santorum lost his re-election bid for the Senate in Pennsylvania in 2006. He has not held office since. There are a lot of people who wonder why Rick Santorum thinks he has…
  • Journalists: Do Your Job

    Wed 11:00pm By <a href="/users/joesquire/">Joe Cunningham</a> (<a href="/diary/joesquire/">Diary</a>)
    Partially based on this post by Caleb Howe and partially based on this Blake Hounshell tweet, I've got a quick thought for journalists: How about actually doing your jobs? I get it, you don't like people on the Internet and social media telling you to do your…
  • Bernie Sanders, Deodorant and Diversity

    Wed 10:08pm By <a href="/users/dan_mclaughlin/">Dan McLaughlin</a> (<a href="/diary/dan_mclaughlin/">Diary</a>)
    Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, now running for President as a Democrat (and thus forcing the Democrats to take some ownership of having had an avowed Socialist in their Senate caucus for the past decade plus) thinks that America's children are starving due to…
  • May 27, 1941. Sinking of the Bismarck

    Wed 9:03pm By <a href="/users/streiff/">streiff</a> (<a href="/diary/streiff/">Diary</a>)
    On May 18, 1941 the Bismarck and her consort Prinz Eugen sortied from the Pomeranian port of Gotenhafen, present day Gdynia, Poland, to raid British commerce in the North Atlantic. The Bismarck, displacing some 50,000 tons, had been launched in 1939 and was a…
  • Politico Smears Scott Walker With False Quote

    Wed 8:50pm By <a href="/users/absentee/">Caleb Howe</a> (<a href="/diary/absentee/">Diary</a>)
    Politico today led the way in a virtual tidal wave of outragey outrage stories across the leftosphere trashing Scott Walker as some kind of monster because he thinks that laws mandating ultrasounds before abortions are "cool" and gosh doesn't he just love…
  • Clinton Foundation finds itself drawn into FIFA soccer corruption scandal.

    Wed 5:00pm By <a href="/users/moe_lane/">Moe Lane</a> (<a href="/diary/moe_lane/">Diary</a>)
    Short version, because this a soccer scandal: FIFA is the Grand Poobah of soccer.  They just indicted a remarkable bunch of higher-ups in it for endemic corruption, bribery, and general chicanery over World Cup bids.  This is genuinely a Big Deal for pretty…
  • The rape epidemic and Nicholas Kristof’s cognitive dissonance

    Wed 4:26pm By <a href="/users/streiff/">streiff</a> (<a href="/diary/streiff/">Diary</a>)
    In the wake of the notorious Emma Sulkowicz graduating from Columbia University where she made an academic career, as far as can be told, of falsely accusing a fellow student of rape, the New York Time's Nicholas Kristof has an interesting offering: When the…
  • Los Angeles labor unions demand exemption from minimum wage

    Wed 3:30pm By <a href="/users/streiff/">streiff</a> (<a href="/diary/streiff/">Diary</a>)
    Chutzpah. Labor leaders, who were among the strongest supporters of the citywide minimum wage increase approved last week by the Los Angeles City Council, are advocating last-minute changes to the law that could create an exemption for companies with unionized…
  • Former CIA Director on Benghazi: What difference at this point does it make?

    Wed 2:30pm By <a href="/users/streiff/">streiff</a> (<a href="/diary/streiff/">Diary</a>)
    Former CIA Director, the nonpartisan former chief of the nonpartisan CIA, Mike Morrell has taken to the nonpartisan POLITICO to snivel about the emails Benghazi emails being released by Judicial Watch. The results are so pathetic that one gets the feeling…
  • Fifth Circuit Upholds Injunction Against Obama’s Executive Amnesty

    Wed 12:00pm By <a href="/users/leon_h_wolf/">Leon H. Wolf</a> (<a href="/diary/leon_h_wolf/">Diary</a>)
    A three-judge panel of the Fifth Circuit today issued a split decision upholding the Texas judge's injunction preventing Obama's executive amnesty program from moving forward. The opinion itself upheld the injunction on fairly arcane (to non-lawyers) legal and…
  • Amnesty International: Hamas Committing War Crimes against Gazans

    Wed 11:00am By <a href="/users/ironchapman/">Jake</a> (<a href="/diary/ironchapman/">Diary</a>)
    The radical anti-Israel brigades in the United States always want to talk about purported war crimes the country is committing against Palestinians, but they never seem to want to talk about what the Palestinians do to their own. In the West Bank and Gaza,…
  • How Washington Is Betraying Millennials

    Wed 10:00am By <a href="/users/tex_whitley/">Brad Jackson</a> (<a href="/diary/tex_whitley/">Diary</a>)
    On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by Jared Meyer, author of Disinherited: How Washington Is Betraying America's Young. We'll talk about the economic condition millennials face, how Washington has hindered…
  • Yet Another Terrible Idea: States Consider Combining Their Failed ObamaCare Exchanges

    Wed 9:33am By Seton Motley (<a href="/diary/setonmotley/">Diary</a>)
    ObamaCare is an unmitigated disaster. A total, miserable failure. Everything President Barack Obama and his Democrats promised it would do? Obama Promises ObamaCare Won't Add ‘One Dime To The Deficit’ 36 Times Obama Said You Could Keep Your Health Care…
  • The Ascension of Emma Sulkowicz

    Wed 7:00am By <a href="/users/repair_man_jack/">Repair_Man_Jack</a> (<a href="/diary/repair_man_jack/">Diary</a>)
    [caption id="attachment_219866" align="alignleft" width="620"] Sacrificed To Create Mattress Girl.[/caption] Sometimes getting what you want requires you to grind another person’s name into the dirt. Emma Sulkowicz wanted her fifteen minutes of fame. She…
  • What is in a picture?

    Tue 6:57pm By <a href="/users/streiff/">streiff</a> (<a href="/diary/streiff/">Diary</a>)
    What we think is unusual or touching says a lot about us as a society. Sometimes the item of attention must be taken in context to fully appreciate it. A few weeks ago, the media were abuzz with the obviously mentally unbalanced Bruce Jenner's journey from man…
  • The Beginning of a New Trail for Reporters

    Tue 4:26pm By <a href="/users/erick/">Erick Erickson</a> (<a href="/diary/erick/">Diary</a>)
    A political consultant, earlier this year, told me where she thought the beginning of the end of Hillary Clinton's campaign for President would begin. She spoke of it matter of factly. She said that on more than one occasion, as a company had business before a…
  • Hillary Clinton and the Merchants of Death.

    Tue 2:00pm By <a href="/users/moe_lane/">Moe Lane</a> (<a href="/diary/moe_lane/">Diary</a>)
    Hillary Clinton did quite well out of overseeing the doubling of arms sales to the Middle East. Allegedly.The post Hillary Clinton and the Merchants of Death. appeared first on RedState.
  • California’s Assault on Crisis Pregnancy Centers

    Tue 1:00pm By <a href="/users/kimberly_ross/">Kimberly Ross</a> (<a href="/diary/kimberly_ross/">Diary</a>)
    If anything is a threat to the pro-abortion movement, it's the existence of crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs) across the nation. Those who find themselves inside such a place believe options are limited and time is of the essence. No matter how they became…