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The Eternal Presumption of the Liberal Mind

(Steven Hayward) At the very end of Matt Bai’s New York Times Magazine feature about Gary Hart that could be titled “Hart-less: The Original Bimbo Eruption,” there’s a short passage that puts on full display the irrepressible presumption of liberalism—or perhaps it’s another example of Bush Derangement Syndrome. Show More Summary

Former Defense Secretary Panetta: I “Really, Really Thought” We Should Keep Some US Troops in Iraq (Video)

Former Obama Defense Secretary Leon Panetta told CBS News that some U.S. troops should have remained in Iraq. Panetta spoke with Scott Pelley in a segment that aired Friday. Scott Pelley: Were you confident in that moment that pulling out … Continue reading ?

Penn State Officials Threaten to Call Cops on Students Distributing US Constitutions (Video)

Colleges across the nation celebrated Constitution Day on September 17th. Penn State, however, decided to enforce their ridiculously restrictive “free speech policy” and threatened to bring in the authorities if

Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry: When Most People Say "Science," What They Really Mean Is "Magic"

Great piece to end the week on, as a very nice closer to the week's controversy. Everybody uses it. Science says this, science says that. You must vote for me because science. You must buy this because science. You must...

Rep. Chaffetz: “It’s True” – Terrorists Were Captured at US Border on Sept. 10 – “They’re Still Being Detained” (Video)

On Wednesday, Congressman Jason Chaffetz broke the the story that four known terrorists were apprehended at the US border in Texas on September 10th – the day before the 13th anniversary of the 9-11 attacks. Chaffetz questioned Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson earlier Wednesday … Continue reading ?

AT AMAZON, just $119 for the Kindle Paperwhite. Plus, introducing the Kindle Voyage….

AT AMAZON, just $119 for the Kindle Paperwhite. Plus, introducing the Kindle Voyage.

Report: GOP Leadership Considering Rules To Punish Party Disloyalty

A new congressional delegation will bring a new vote for leadership. With Democrats needing a miracle to gain a few seats, much less actually take...

As Tillis Trails Hagan, NRA Launches Major Ad Buy

This isn’t a surprise, but Thom Tillis needs something to happen if he’s to unseat Hagan by Election Day. Recent news hasn’t been too kind to...

Joe Biden to Women's Conference: You Know Who I Miss? Bob Packwood

How do you solve a problem like Joe Biden? Hot Air quotes an old Bob Packwood allegation, involving him forcing his tongue into an unsuspecting woman's mouth. Like Peter "Littlefinger" Baelish. This National Journal article promises in the headline to...

THAT MAKES SENSE: Human sense of fairness evolved to favor long-term cooperation. As I’ve noted,…

THAT MAKES SENSE: Human sense of fairness evolved to favor long-term cooperation. As I’ve noted, people’s hardwired economic instincts date back to the near-zero-sum existence of the Paleolithic, and track poorly with modern economies, something that many political movements take advantage of. Show More Summary

Conservatives bash Rand Paul for slur against John McCain

Right Turn has received a copy of a extraordinary open letter to Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) It speaks for itself: To Whom It May Concern: We take strong exception to Sen. Rand Paul’s absurd accusation that Sen. John McCain unknowingly met with members of the Islamic State while in Syria to meet with the moderate […]

Rasmussen: Pat Roberts 5 pts down in one-on-one race against “Independent” (#KSSEN)

Someone needs to shake Pat Roberts out of his stupor if he's going to win, now that it appears there will be no Democrat on the ballot.

Bringing the War Home

In the hippy era, leftists used to shout about bringing the war home. They were referring to the war between America and the communist revolutionaries who turned Southeast Asia into

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