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Report: At least 160 children died digging Hamas’ tunnels

Report:  At least 160 children died digging Hamas’ tunnels

(Paul Mirengoff) Because of their size and agility, children make good tunnel-diggers. The English knew this when they were digging coal mines during the Victorian era; Hamas knows it now. Thus, the Journal of Palestine Studies (edited by President Obama’s pro-Palestinian friend Rashid Khalidi ) reported in 2012 that Hamas uses children to help dig tunnels into Israel. The finding appears in a paper called Gaza’…

Republicans are maintaining, and maybe expanding, their edge in battle for Senate

Republicans are maintaining, and maybe expanding, their edge in battle for Senate

(Paul Mirengoff) The Upshot , the New York Times’ successor to Nate Silver’s 538, gives the Republicans a 60 percent chance of winning a majority in the Senate. This assessment is similar to the one Silver rendered in June. Both assessments are based on poll averages. However, the research firm YouGov, in partnership with The New York Times and CBS News, has just…

Virus drugmaker fights pediatricians’ new advice

Virus drugmaker fights pediatricians’ new advice

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VA fix, border Band-Aid put pressure on Congress

VA fix, border Band-Aid put pressure on Congress

Midterm elections a big factor for lawmakers looking to close deals on VA and border crisis before Congress adjourns.

Chinese police remove cross from church building amid apparent crackdown on religion

Chinese police remove cross from church building amid apparent crackdown on religion

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Katie Kieffer: Message to the millenials

Katie Kieffer: Message to the millenials

(Scott Johnson) My young friend Katie Kieffer is one of two beautiful and conservative Katies with books out this summer. Katie Pavlich is the author of Assault and Flattery:The Truth About the Left and Their War on Women , seeking to corral women to the conservative cause. Katie Kieffer is out with Let Me Be Clear: Barack Obama’s War on Millennials, and One Woman’s Case for Hope , seeking to corral millennials to the conservative casuse. Katie’s book has garnered the endorsement of conservatives including Karl Rove, Sean Hannity, Laura Ingraham, and Mary Kissel, among others. Katie sends along a few notes on why her …

Glen Beck's Kindler, Gentler Exploitation of the Border Crisis

Glen Beck's Kindler, Gentler Exploitation of the Border Crisis

This nation’s charitable impulses have already been exploited to the limit, and the ultimate effect of Beck’s actions will be to encourage the growth of a multicultural secular welfare state.

The Case for an Independent Kurdistan

The Case for an Independent Kurdistan

If there ever was a time for the U.S. to recognize an officially independent Kurdistan, it is now.

Managers take center stage at Cooperstown

Managers take center stage at Cooperstown

(Paul Mirengoff) The baseball Hall of Fame inducted six new members today. Among the inductees were managers Tony La Russa, Joe Torre, and Bobby Cox (the others were Frank Thomas, Greg Maddux, and Tom Glavine). One thing about inducting managers: you don’t have to worry about whether their performance was enhanced by drugs. There was a time, though, when it seemed like La Russa was managing on steroids. That time was the early 1980s when, as Barry Svrluga puts, La Russa would “splice together the final four innings of a game with six or seven pitchers.” …

Gifts-for-favors trial set for ex-Virginia governor, wife

Gifts-for-favors trial set for ex-Virginia governor, wife

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