From Vocativ: To many Westerners, Dubai is a conservative city in a conservative Arab state, which makes it an odd place for a convention of risque Lycra-obsessed cosplayers and over-the-top entertainment. Even more bizarre: In a culture where ladies are told to cover up, Comic Con is attracting women in their droves. And they’re not […]
Protected areas conserve biodiversity, experts say, and more action is needed to ensure safeguards are in place to protect these areas. "Our work has now shown that protected areas have significant biodiversity benefits. In general, plant and animal populations are larger and more species are found inside rather than outside protected areas. Show More Summary
Today in idiots: Just when it seemed the right wing couldn’t get any more divorced from reality around here, a local conservative group has launched a protest against what it sees as a pernicious cultural touchstone. Labor Day. Yes, bittersweet old Labor Day — the first Monday in September, the holiday that’s been around for […]
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With Syria's war well into its third year, another depressing marker has been crossed - now more than 3 million men, women and children live as refugees. Conservative estimates of the death count stand at roughly 191,000. What is equally...Show More Summary
An officer found him in the woods, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
The Washington Post has a long profile today on Ben Carson, the neurosurgeon who shot to fame in conservative circles in 2013 after he criticized ObamaCare in front of the president. It seems that Carson is seriously considering a run in 2016, and he has the financial support to boot. Show More Summary
Stuart Wheeler has just been boasting on Sky News that two more Conservative MPs are ‘seriously considering’ defecting to Ukip. Wheeler has been the broker in any potential defections, wining… Continue reading The post Ukip should beware distracting from its Carswell coup with talk of other defections appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
UKIP may already have a next wave of defectors ready to cross the floor should Douglas Carswell find success in his by-election bid, with party leader Nigel Farage boasting that he has spoken to both Labour and Conservative MPs who support UKIP behind closed doors. Show More Summary
What will be the impact on the Conservative party of Douglas Carswell’s defection? Even though there is some excitement this morning about other meetings that Ukip has held with Conservative… Continue reading The post Even without more defections, the pressure is back on Cameron appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
MORE MPS TO DEFECT TO UKIP? Eight more Conservative MPs have held talks with Ukip about defecting, claims the Daily Mail this morning. The news follows the shock defection of Tory Douglas Carswell yesterday. Writing in The Independent,...Show More Summary
A WHILE BACK, I suggested that conservative moneybags should be buying women’s magazines. Here’s more evidence: Women to GOP: Get with the times. Women think the Republican Party is “intolerant,” “lacking in compassion” and “stuck in the past,” according to a new report from the Karl Rove-backed Crossroads GPS and American Action Network. The report, [...]
Protected areas conserve biodiversity and more action is needed to ensure safeguards are in place to protect these areas, researchers say. Published in PLOS ONE, researchers from Monash University, Stellenbosch University and the University...Show More Summary
The Washington Post Editorial Board has continued their abdication of being a news organization to being an activist one all week (I missed yesterday’s editorial, but, it was just as dumb as the rest), and here comes more insanity (we’re...Show More Summary
The Daily Show Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,The Daily Show on Facebook,Daily Show Video Archive Jon Stewart destroys the conservative response to Michael Brown’s death. LGBT women are poorer and less healthy than other Americans. The life of a woman lumberjack. Personhood advocates in Colorado are trying yet again to get voters to accept the [...]
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yakub88 / Shutterstock.com The number crunchers at the relatively more conservative Jerusalem Post has taken a look at Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s polling and determined that he was at his most popular (82 percent approval) when he sent ground troops into Gaza. Show More Summary
STEVEN HAYWARD: “Perlstein’s latest massive book has been generating more buzz than a turbine with bad ball bearings, with even some conservatives who ought to know better praising this malignant hit piece.”
Tuesday on Newsmax TV's "The Steve Malzberg Show," bestselling author and conservative commentator Pat Buchanan said Attorney General Eric Holder acted more like the so-called civil rights leader Al Sharpton than the top law enforcement...Show More Summary
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