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The New York Times’ War on Gun-Owning Rape Victims

Nasty New York Times editorial writer David Firestone pretends to care about campaign scare-mongering. But what he and his elitist ilk really fear are independent-thinking women who have dared to

Mumbo Gumbo

ON SUNDAY scientists and physicians from around the world will be descending on New Orleans for the annual meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH), the world's leading convention on tropical diseases....Show More Summary

A word about monsters, real and imagined

“You’re the butcher, or you’re the cattle.” That appears to be the theme of the fifth season of AMC’s “The Walking Dead, the most successful TV series about zombies since

James O’Keefe Catches Democrats Encouraging People They Believe to Be Illegal Aliens to Vote

And new evidence of illegals being registered emerges all the time. And we all recall the recent study that suggested over a million non-citizens voted in the 2008 election. But there’s no such thing as voter fraud!

The Democrats’ Achilles’ Heel

I read a shocking headline today: “Ex-Con: Most Black Youths See Obama As ‘Deadbeat’ Leader.” Is this an obvious outlier, or could there be something to this? The ex-con referred

Giuliani: Putin, ISIS Would be Afraid of Christie

Thursday on CNN's "Situation Room With Wolf Blitzer," the former mayor on New York City, Rudy Giuliani said it might be time to have a tough leader like Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ) so our enemies fear us again like they did when Ronald Reagan was president. Show More Summary

Cruz: GOP Has Responsibility to Stop Exec Amnesty

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) argued “it will be incumbent” on the GOP to stop any executive amnesty by President Obama if the Republicans re-take the Senate on Thursday’s “Hannity” on the Fox News Channel. When Cruz was asked if the GOP has the authority to block executive amnesty, Cruz declared they “absolutely” did. Show More Summary

Outsourcing: The Last Talking Point?

When I fretted to my friend and colleague Jay Nordlinger that Republicans may learn the wrong lessons from success in 2014, he noted sagely that he prefers to wait until

George Will: Putin 'Angry' Like Hitler, Is 'Child's Play' Compared to ISIS

On Thursday’s “Special Report” on the Fox News Channel, Washington Post columnist George Will offered an analysis that suggested Russian President Vladimir Putin is consequential in that he is motivated by anger and is more dangerous than the Islamic State in that he controls a nuclear arsenal. Show More Summary

Election 2014 in Context

Political pundits often miss the forest for the trees, and it’s amazing how things look when you pause for a moment to look at the broader context of the 2014

Obama: GOP Treats Woman Today Same as 'Mad Men' Era

Thursday night at Rep. Michael Michaud (D-ME), the Democratic nominee for governor's campaign rally President Barack Obama said the Republican Party treats woman like the female characters are treated in, "Mad Men," AMC's popular show set in the 1960's world of the American advertising industry. Show More Summary

Women: Turn Out Before Your Rights Are Turned Back

It's been a rough couple of years for reproductive rights - not only with the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision enshrining corporate control of contraception, but in Congress and statehouses around the country. Women's private health decisions and medical privacy are at greater risk now than at any time in recent history. Show More Summary

Culture Of Rape Doesn’t Exist On Campus Says Dennis Prager Campaigning For Rick Scott

Conservative talk show host Dennis Prager, at an event supporting Florida Governor Rick Scott, said sexual assault as a campus issue is a “big lie” invented by the “feminist left.” At the Sarasota Hyatt, Prager began by calling the idea of a war on women “a gargantuan lie to get votes,” and then turned to [...]

NY City actively monitoring 117 people at risk for Ebola

NYC is "actively monitoring" 117 people at risk for Ebola — NBC New York (@NBCNewYork) October 31, 2014

Anonymous Threatens St. Louis KMOV TV Over #Ferguson Reports

The Anonymous hacker group threatened to attack KMOV TV in St. Louis over their reports on Ferguson. A MESSAGE TO @KMOV: We are giving you 24 hours to retract your slanderous statements against protesters including @bassem_masri (1/2) — TheAnonMessage (@TheAnonMessage) … Continue reading ?

These 6 States Could Expand Medicaid After the Elections

New governors in Maine, Florida, Wisconsin, Kansas, Alaska and Georgia could give new life to the Medicaid expansion

Stephen Colbert vs. Gamergate

Comedy Central Video Comedy Central Video It's in the "Humor" category, but what's going on in the nearly incomprehensible "Gamergate" controversy really isn't terribly funny.

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