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Geraghty Handicaps the Field in Iowa

Talk amongst yourselves. An interesting observation on Carly Fiorino and her run for Vice President (though she won't admit that), and how nice an attack dog she'd make against Hillary. And Open Thread....

On the Run: General Testifies that Al Qaeda Has Grown "Fourfold" In Last Five Years

Take a bow, Obama. We know you love applause. "AQ and its affiliates exceeds Iran in beginning to dominate multiple countries," retired four-star Gen. Jack Keane testified. Using a term that the Obama administration now eschews, Keane called radical Islam...

AT AMAZON, 20% off Select Gladiator Products. My garage and workshop are all Gladiator stuff, and i…

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Trust us, we’re the government, Obama administration tells Supreme Court

(Paul Mirengoff) Earlier this month, the Supreme Court heard a case in which the Obama administration made the extraordinary claim that there can be no judicial review as to whether a government agency met a statutory prerequisite for filing a lawsuit. Show More Summary

THEODORE DALRYMPLE: Looking Away from Europe’s Muslim Problem: It’s easier to condemn Steven E…

THEODORE DALRYMPLE: Looking Away from Europe’s Muslim Problem: It’s easier to condemn Steven Emerson than to confront issues of assimilation and culture.

The U.S.-Israel Relationship and “Reckless Driving”

Netanyahu seems sure that there will be no real consequences for Israel for his behavior.

"Nearly every time I have mentioned the subject of p.c. to a female writer I know, she has told me about Binders Full of Women Writers..."

"... an invitation-only Facebook group started last year for women authors," writes Jonathan Chait in New York Magazine. The name came from Mitt Romney’s awkwardly phrased debate boast that as Massachusetts governor he had solicited names of female candidates for high-level posts, and became a form of viral mockery. Show More Summary

SPACE: Hoping to Set Sail on Sunlight. “The Planetary Society, a nonprofit that promotes space exp…

SPACE: Hoping to Set Sail on Sunlight. “The Planetary Society, a nonprofit that promotes space exploration, announced Monday that it would send the first of two small craft testing the technology of solar sails into orbit this May, tagging along with other small satellites on an Atlas 5 rocket.... When photons — […]

The Best Man Makes a Move: Scott Walker forms committee in preparation for 2016 presidential bid

From The Last Tradition Forget Christie, Bush or Romney. They’re GOP establishment guaranteed losers! This will be a battle against the GOP donor class vs the conservative grassroots. There’s more

Claim: Disney Eyeing Guardian of the Galaxy's Chris Pratt for Indiana Jones in New Raiders Reboot

I like him, but as Indy...? As Indy, my once and maybe future all-time favorite Action Hero...? Eh, Indy's smart. Not a genius, but up there. I know Chris Pratt has mostly played dumb-guy roles, and I shouldn't typecast him,...

Sharyl Attkisson to testify on Lynch confirmation, but why?

(Paul Mirengoff) Loretta Lynch, President Obama’s nominee for Attorney General, will testify tomorrow before the Senate Judiciary Committee. It should be an interesting day. Coming up with lists of questions to ask Lynch has become a cottage industry. Show More Summary

Wow! Saudi Media Blurs Out Michelle Obama’s Face… For Not Wearing a Veil (Video)

Barack and Michelle Obama stopped by Saudi Arabia today after his visit to India. The media blurred out Michelles face for not wearing a niqab. She was indecent. Via Weasel Zippers:

VIDEO: MUST SEE: NYC Councilman Greenfield SLAMS ANTI-SEMITIC PROTESTERS

Guest Post by Mara Zebest MUST SEE NYC Councilman Greenfield rant in response to a group of pro-Palestinian agitators who disrupted a NYC Councilman meeting. The Councilmen were about to vote on commemorating the anniversary for the liberation of Auschwitz (which would include … Continue reading ?

Is Russia Financing the Anti-Fracking Campaign?

(John Hinderaker) The production of natural gas by fracking has been an enormous boon to America’s economy and to its hard-pressed consumers. Yet there are some who oppose fracking, and these opponents are lavishly funded. By whom? Investigations...Show More Summary

Libertarian Senator to Abusive Constituent: “Fck Off You Communist Trd”

Australian Libertarian Senator David Leyonjhelm had some harsh words for an abusive anti-free speech constituent. Via Liberty Viral: Far left activist Gary Burns wrote this abusive email to the senator. Senator Leonjhelm kept his response brief.

Manners, Courtesy, and Other Tools of Oppression

(Steven Hayward) In my classrooms, I uniformly use the practice of the University of Chicago’s old graduate programs, in which I address students as “Mr. Jones” or “Ms. Smith.” It introduces a modicum of formality and respect, which counterbalances the more casual, conversational, and indeed often stream-of-consciousness style of my classes. Show More Summary

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