Duke University becomes a Parisian suburb
Great. In the week after multiple terror attacks by Islamic extremists on Jews and harmless cartoonists in Paris, Duke University has announced it will begin allowing a Friday afternoon Muslim call to prayer to be played via loudspeaker from the Duke Chapel Bell Tower, thereby bringing the suburban Parisian ambience to the upscale campus. The Muslim call to prayer will now be heard weekly across | Read More »
Matt Lewis Misses Some Important History
It is like history began in 2004 in Matt Lewis’s analysis of the Jeb v. George situation. I see Matt’s article being passed around by people stroking their beards over it, nodding knowingly, but I think it fundamentally misses something that throws the whole out of whack, while parts of it taken alone hold up. There were numerous and sustained conversations in the late nineties | Read More »
Obama outlaws Islamic extremism
In the wake of the collected terrorists attacks in France the Obama administration has given us much to be ashamed of. Top of the list is declining to send a representative to the official memorial service… an act that seemed like an official snub and was initially defended by Secretary of State Sen. John Kerry (D-MA) before he was tossed under | Read More »
Virginia County to Interrogate Homeschool Teens about Their Religious Beliefs
A school board in Virginia is considering the repeal of a policy that would have forced 14-year-old minors to stand before the school board to be interrogated about their religious beliefs.
The Goochland County policy is aimed at homeschool families that fall under Virginia’s decades-old religious exemption statute, which acknowledges parents’ rights to direct the upbringing and education of their children.
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It Is Time for House Conservatives to Abandon the RSC and Start a New Conservative Group
Last year the Republican Study Committee in the House of Representatives began a purge of conservative staffers. The organization, which collaborated with outside conservative groups to push the House GOP right and hold the House GOP Leadership accountable, fired several staffers who were doing just that. Since then, the Republican Study Committee has been less a check on the wayward drift of the House GOP | Read More »
The #ParisMarch Snub In Perspective
(via Rabble Writer) Ouch. A sarcastic but painful video that reminds you of exactly what leadership does, and does not, look like, the Digitas Daily short above is the kind of funnysad that is all too easy to find in Obama’s world. On Sunday, marchers rallied in Paris by the hundreds of thousands. This march was not a photo-op, as desperate Obama hagiographer Chris Hayes | Read More »
Is Our Military Built to Deal with Terrorism?
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by David Patterson to discuss the our military’s preparedness to deal with terrorism, how the budget process hinders mission planning and what characteristics are important for a Secretary of Defense.
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A Divided Establishment, For a Change
The last week has brought some welcome news for conservatives who are hoping to see a movement conservative nominated in 2016. First, Jeb Bush made it all but official that he will run by filing paperwork for his leadership PAC. Then it became apparent that Mitt Romney in all likelihood also intends to run in 2016. Not to be outdone, news leaked yesterday that America’s | Read More »
Why the Left is Hyperventilating Over Dynamic Scoring
The Left is so used to controlling information that they believe it to be their birthright. For nearly 100 years, they’ve assumed the mantle of impartiality simply to cover their own failed policy aspirations. Now they are all going bat-guano crazy because the Republican majority in Congress wants to make a small dent in the gleaming fact-fogging machine the Left has built, by directing the | Read More »
Hear No Evil, See No Evil, Speak No Evil
I live in Macon, Georgia. We have a gang problem in parts of Macon. But in the early part of the twenty-first century we did not have a gang problem. At least we did not have a gang problem according to the new Mayor. In an historic election, the first black Mayor of Macon, Georgia declared there were no more gangs in the city. Thinking | Read More »
The Question on Dave Agema is Not Difficult
Dave Agema is an RNC Committeeman from Michigan. The Republican National Committee will consider expelling him at its upcoming meeting. There are a lot of people who want to portray this as a complicated issue, but it is not. Agema should be removed. Agema has linked to, cited, and otherwise put forward a lot of information on the gay rights agenda and on gays. At | Read More »
The demographic shriveling of the Democratic party continues.
Oh, dear. It’s worse for the Democratic party than I thought. The GOP dominance in these predominantly white working-class districts underscores the structural challenge facing Democrats: While the party has repeatedly captured the White House despite big deficits among the working-class white voters who once anchored its electoral coalition, these results show how difficult it will be to recapture the House without improving on that | Read More »
Cassandra C. versus the Little Eichmanns
Nearly a year ago we covered the case of Justina Pelletier. She was a Massachusetts teenager who had the misfortune to have one set of doctors, those employed by the state, disagree with another set, employed by her parents. The Department of Children and Families took emergency custody of the teen on Valentine’s Day 2013 after a diagnostic dispute arose between some doctors at Tufts | Read More »
Boko Haram’s Radical Islamic Jihadist Army Barbarically Murders 2,000 More
As the world has watched the horrific terrorist attacks in Paris, France last week, as radical Islamic jihadists murdered over a dozen innocent civilians and struck at the very heart of freedom, another terrorist group carried out what is being called the “second-deadliest terrorist attack in modern history.”
Boko Haram, a radical Islamic jihadist army similar in its barbaric tactics to ISIS, slaughtered an estimated 2,000 innocent human beings last week, literally exterminating an entire city in northern Nigeria.
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