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Claire’s compleat embarrassment

Posted: June 28, 2017 at 8:13 pm   /   Friends

(Paul Mirengoff) As Scott recounted here, Sen. Claire McCaskill stepped in it when, seeking to distinguish herself from Attorney General Sessions, she tweeted: I’ve been on the Armed Services Com for 10 years. No call or meeting w/Russian ambassador. Ever. Ambassadors call members of Foreign Rel Com. Sessions had said that his previously undisclosed encounters […]

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Sarah Palin vs. New York Times

Posted: June 28, 2017 at 6:43 pm   /   Friends

(John Hinderaker) Sarah Palin sued the New York Times for defamation yesterday. The case arises out of an editorial by the Times that accused Mrs. Palin (as she is referred to throughout the complaint) of having incited Jared Loughner to murder six people, including a sitting Congresswoman, a federal judge, and a nine year old […]

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The Democratic Party of Jihad

Posted: June 28, 2017 at 3:15 pm   /   Friends

by LINDA GOUDSMIT June 28, 2017 The Democratic Party has gone on the offensive and adopted the strategies of Jihad to overthrow the government of President Donald Trump. Former radical Muslima Isik Abla lists and describes the 8 types of jihad currently being waged against Western countries in their campaign to rule the world under […]

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The Islamic State finds a friend in Pakistan

Posted: June 28, 2017 at 3:07 pm   /   Friends

by LAWRENCE SELLIN, PHD June 28, 2017 The Islamic State’s local franchise in Afghanistan and Pakistan is the Islamic State in Khorasan Province (ISKP), where the land of Khurasan represents parts of Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iran, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. The Pakistani Taliban or Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) began establishing a presence in Syria in the late Spring […]

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Trump supporters teach Starbucks a lesson

Posted: June 28, 2017 at 1:43 pm   /   Friends

(Paul Mirengoff) Earlier this month, a North Carolina woman named Kayla Hart entered a Starbucks coffee shop in Charlotte, North Carolina wearing a pro-Trump T-shirt. According to Hart, Starbucks employees laughed at and taunted her. They shouted “build a wall” and shoved her drink at her. The label on the drink said “build that wall” […]

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Alan Sokal, Call Your Office

Posted: June 28, 2017 at 1:13 pm   /   Friends

(Steven Hayward) I didn’t think it was possible to write a better satire of postmodernism as applied to the hard sciences than Alan Sokal’s great hoax on Social Text 20 years ago. But I have found a contender . . . Wait a minute.  I think this article is for real, in Ethnic and Racial Studies: […]

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What’s next for Obamacare reform in the Senate?

Posted: June 28, 2017 at 1:13 pm   /   Friends

(Paul Mirengoff) Yesterday, Senate Majority Leader McConnell announced that there would be no Senate vote on Obamcare reform legislation this week. Instead, the Senate will take up the matter of reforming Obamacare in July. Also yesterday, GOP Senators met with President Trump at the White House. The purpose was to see how the pending bill […]

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Progressive City Governments Are Holding Back Progress

Posted: June 28, 2017 at 11:15 am   /   Friends

Could the purchase of a car save a neighborhood? In the past the answer to the previous question would have been quick and dismissive no. Blighted neighborhoods are improved by investment, while a purchase of a car amounts to consumption of wealth; at best something that’s an effect of productive investment.  The sharing economy embodies […]

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House Not Slowing Down on Health Care Reforms

Posted: June 28, 2017 at 10:39 am   /   Friends

As the news on Obamacare gets more dire by the day, it’s more important than ever to repeal and replace. You’ve heard a lot about the American Health Care Act, which the House passed in May. It repeals Obamacare and replaces it with a truly patient-centered system that increases coverage choices and lowers premiums. It […]

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