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The New York Times reconciles itself to losing the Senate.

The New York Times reconciles itself to losing the Senate.

(H/T: Hot Air) It wouldn’t publish an article like this unless it had come to terms with the situation: A Republican takeover of the Senate this fall would hurt Mr. ...

I Increasingly Find Conflict Between My Faith and Some Conservative Discourse

“On the last day there will be a narrow gate. That makes me pessimistic about my future in politics and the future voices on the right” Were I to recreate this site, I think it would have no comments section. Disqus is just horrible. I do not recommend it to anyone. And it just helps further what I see on so much social media these | Read More »

The failed rescue of James Foley and the price of prevarication

In the aftermath of the callous execution of photojournalist James Foley we are told that a rescue attempt was mounted to free him and other hostages: The Pentagon attempted a rescue operation to free James Foley and other U.S. hostages held in Syria by Islamist militants, but the mission failed because the hostages weren’t where U.S. planners thought they were, U.S. officials told NBC News | Read More »

Obama’s Irresponsible Leak of the Failed Operation to Rescue Foley

Yesterday, the news broke that the United States had tried to rescue James Foley and several other American hostages of ISIS somewhere in Syria. As The New York Times explains: The officials — speaking a day after the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria posted a video showing the American journalist James Foley being beheaded — described what they called a “complicated operation” in which the commandos | Read More »

Bill Cassidy Slams Mary Landrieu on Qualifying Day

Today is Qualifying Day in Louisiana, and embattled incumbent Democrat Mary Landrieu and her presumptive challenger Republican Bill Cassidy both hit the ground running. Landrieu’s chief pitch to the voters of Louisiana seems to be that she has a lot of seniority that they should not throw away; Cassidy took the opportunity to point out that Landrieu’s seniority thus far has not gotten the State | Read More »

Travis Co. Investigator Says Perry Innocent in CPRIT Matter

A theory floated by Texas Democrats about the recent indictment of Gov. Rick Perry (R) has been proved false by a Travis County investigator. Perry was accused by a grand jury of abusing the power of his office when he vetoed funds for the state-funded Public Integrity Unit overseen by Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg. The district attorney had publicly disgraced herself by earning | Read More »

Obama’s Golf War

President Obama was so enraged by the evil doers’ terrorist murder of photojournalist James Foley that he interrupted his golf vacation and tried to sound stern for five minutes. According to the White House transcript, Obama’s obligatory statement on the “brutal murder of Jim Foley by the terrorist group, ISIL,” started at 12:52 P.M. EDT and ended at 12:57 P.M. EDT. Eight minutes later, after fighting | Read More »

Cheri Bustos (D-IL) Reneges on Promise to Return 10% of Congressional Pay

Cheri Bustos (D) and Bobby Schilling (R) are engaged in a rematch of their 2012 Congressional race to represent Illinois’s 17th Congressional district. Schilling rode the wave election of 2010 to a stunning victory over Phil Hare. Then in 2012, Bustos rode Obama’s coattails and an unfavorably redrawn district to a victory over Schilling. During the course of that campaign the candidates conducted an interview | Read More »

The ISIS Threat in Iraq and Here in the U.S.

On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Jim Phillips to discuss ISIS in Iraq, their potential threat to the U.S. mainland and what role America may play in the battle to eradicate this deadly terrorist threat.

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Federal Judge: DOJ must turn over Fast and Furious Documents to Congress

In June of 2012, just months before the Presidential election, you might remember Obama trying to protect certain documents relating to Operation Fast and Furious from the House Oversight Committee by claiming executive privilege. Darrell Issa sued to have those documents released, and a federal judge has finally ruled that the DOJ must turn a log of the documents to Congress. Per Politico: Judge Amy | Read More »







  • #rsrh So, it's August, and it's GOP +7 in the Senate.:
  • 300 more troops could be headed to Iraq bring the total number of U.S. forces there back to well over 1,000. #RSRH
  • Obama considering letting more immigrants take jobs In U.S. #RSRH
  • #rsrh On Michael Woolf's (D CAND, New York-21) documentary, and secondary House race.:
  • RT @beardium: Arguing anything online, actually “@moelane: #rsrh This is the perfect metaphor for arguing politics online.:…
  • #rsrh This is the perfect metaphor for arguing politics online.:
  • #rsrh What do, in fact, 1998 and 2002 mean in terms of Senate midterm elections?:
  • #rsrh Stu Rothenberg: House continuing to settle to the Right.:
  • #rsrh Medical device tax reducing medical device sales, apparently.:
  • #rsrh Quote of the Day, It Takes A Village To Raise A Child edition.:
  • When You Absolutely, Positively HAVE To Blame The Tea Party Every Night #rsrh #ferguson
  • ISIS Is Here Indeed; Militants Descend On #Ferguson In Person And Online: #tcot #rsrh
  • Chris Hayes Pelted With Rocks While Live On Air From #Ferguson UPDATED: Now with MORE ROCKS! #tcot #rsrh
  • #rsrh Well, I'm sure that new Democratic Montana Senate candidate Amanda Curtis MEANS well.:
  • Obamacare: 93,800 Florida ACA Customers Have Immigration "Inconsistencies." #RSRH
  • Mojave Solar Plant update: Do you want that bird cooked "original" or "extra crispy"? #rsrh #streamers #usfws
  • #rsrh House Democrats puzzled that Barack Obama does not engage their impotent services.:
  • #rsrh Quote of the Day, I Think That This Author Is Not Pleased With Richard Dawkins edition.:
  • #rsrh There is a beer shortage in Cuba.:
  • Popcorn, please: Fraud Al Gore sues Al Jazeera for Fraud. #3rdchakra #rsrh
  • Many social conservatives feel politically isolated. #RSRH
  • The New York Times endorses a secretive trade agreement that the public can’t even read. #RSRH
  • Irony alert – Wind turbine involved marine oil spill! #rsrh
  • Al Gore vs. Al Jazeera et al: ex-VP claims he got stiffed for $500 mill on the sale of his TV network. #rsrh
  • Matt Yglesias' case for One World Time is Eurocentric. #rsrh Meet me for lunch at 1830 GMT. #FrenchRevolution


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