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Fireworks flew yesterday with Dana Loesch

Fireworks flew yesterday with Dana Loesch

Yesterday, American Thinker was involved in a Twitter firestorm

A Day on the Border

A Day on the Border

A porous border is a threat to the residents of Arizona and America’s national security.

Bashing Boehner: A No-Brainer?

Bashing Boehner: A No-Brainer?

Why are conservatives making the speaker's job so much harder when he needs us most?

Spanking the Elites

Spanking the Elites

The rebuke of Dana Loesch et al is evidence of a healthy skepticism in conservatism.

On Gaza, Obama Contradicts Himself

On Gaza, Obama Contradicts Himself

(John Hinderaker) This morning President Obama commented on both Gaza and the shooting down of the Malaysian airplane; you can read his remarks here . On Gaza, the President began with this: I want to note that Secretary Kerry has departed for the Middle East. As I’ve said many times, Israel has a right to defend itself against rocket and tunnel attacks from Hamas. And as a result of its operations, Israel has already done significant damage to Hamas’s terrorist infrastructure in Gaza. That is correct. And in order to do more damage to Hamas’s terrorist infrastructure in Gaza, Israel…

Time expiring for Congress to vote on Obama’s $3.7B emergency request for border crisis

Time expiring for Congress to vote on Obama’s $3.7B emergency request for border crisis

Congress has only a few days left before August recess to approve President Obama’s request for an additional $3.7 billion for the border crisis, with no scheduled voting dates and little apparent optimism for passage.

Democrat Rep. Elijah Cummings calls for end to ‘public harassment’ of IRS chief John Koskinen

Democrat Rep. Elijah Cummings calls for end to ‘public harassment’ of IRS chief John Koskinen

The top Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform panel is objecting to a plan to call the Internal Revenue Service commissioner to testify for a third time in a matter of weeks, calling it “public harassment of an agency head.”

The Morals of the Welfare State

The Morals of the Welfare State

(Steven Hayward) Mitt Romney took a lot of grief, much of it deserved, for his infelicitous remark (albeit behind closed doors, supposedly) about the “47 percent” during the 2012 campaign.? But he’s not entirely wrong to raise the issue of whether dependency doesn’t eventually corrupt the recipients. There’s a fascinating short piece in The Economist this week about how socialism causes higher levels of lying among people who live under socialist rule.? Yes, I know, this is an obvious explanation for the twisted views of Paul Krugman and Elizabeth Warren, who are merely getting a head start on the rest of us with …

“Innocent civilians,” Hamas style

“Innocent civilians,” Hamas style

(Scott Johnson) The invaluable MEMRI reports (footnotes omitted): In light of the recent round of fighting in Gaza, the Hamas interior ministry has issued guidelines to Gaza Strip social media users for reporting events and discussing them with outsiders. The ministry’s guidelines, which it is calling the “Be Aware – Social Media Activist Awareness Campaign,” were issued via an instructional video posted on its official website and via posters published on its Twitter and Facebook pages. Both the video and the posters were also posted on the ministry’s social media accounts and forums. The guidelines are aimed at ensuring preservation of the …

Malice, Incompetence, or Malcompetence?

Malice, Incompetence, or Malcompetence?

“Never ascribe to malice that which can be explained by ineptitude.”

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