Congress Votes for More War in the Middle East
Last week, the House and Senate voted to rubber stamp President Obama's war plans for the Middle East. Both bodies, on a bipartisan basis, authorized the US to begin openly training and arming the rebels who have been fighting for three years to overthrow the Assad government in Syria.
ISLAMIC STATE has made the beheading of victims a key element in its campaign of terror and conquest. Most conspicuous in recent weeks have been the murders of Westerners James Foley, Steven Sotloff, and David Haines, whose severed heads and decapitated bodies have been shown in threatening videos produced by the jihadists. In the years since 9/11, other Islamist terrorist groups have circulated equally ghastly beheading videos. Among the earlier victims were journalist Daniel Pearl, businessman Nicholas Berg, and construction contractors Jack Hensley and Eugene Armstrong all Americans beheaded by Al Qaeda.
Republicans Shouldn’t Pander to Hispanic Voters
Our national debate on immigration policy centers on a paradox. We must become aware of it and deal with it.
The Drum Circle Beats for “AmEriKaN” Climate Change
You can always tell its an Obama event by the buses. They have forced busing down to a science: Occupy, Ferguson, Climate Change, wherever common sense needs to be defeated, in come the buses.
USPS: Where The Customer Is Always Last
Bang! Lee looked up from addressing a package while she waited in line for service at the post office. Despite a lobby packed with customerswithout noticea postal worker slammed down the service window gate and went to lunch, leaving Lee and the other patrons to fend for themselves.
The Oil “Market:” Time to Get off This Rollercoaster
One look at todays headlines will tell you that events around the world seem more unpredictable and chaotic than ever.
Lisa De Pasquale:
De Pasquale’s Dozen with Comedian Joe DeVito
The first time I was scheduled to appear on Red Eye with Greg Gutfeld on Fox News I asked Red Eye regular Nick Gillespie for advice. He said not to go into the show with written jokes. Instead, just interact with the others and youll be funny just by virtue of being around other funny people. (And Im sure his advice was much more eloquent than my paraphrase of it).
Fed’s Move to End Stimulus Aids Market Stability
The central bank indicated it plans to end its current program of asset purchases at its next meeting. But tnat may not happen.
Where Have All the Leaders Gone?
Ronald Reagan would dish out criticism of Democrats during the day, but after 6 PM, the politics would stop, and you could find him swapping stories and laughing with the Speaker of the House Tip ONeill, the old-time Democratic politician from Massachusetts.
A Still United Kingdom
News Bulletin: "Scotland has voted No to independence, after millions of voters took to the polls to decide the future of the United Kingdom."
In Ways Only America Can Do
President Barack Obama spoke about the Ebola outbreak in west Africa during a visit to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last week:
Sarkozy the Self-Appointed Savior Must "Reconquer" Voters to Save France
Arrogance cost former French president Nicolas Sarkozy the election in 2012. What's changed? Nothing.
Home Cooking as a Burden Hard to Swallow
Marcotte says that a study by North Carolina State University sociologists Sarah Bowen, Sinikka Elliott and Joslyn Brenton finds that "the stress that cooking puts on people, particularly women, may not be worth the trade-off."
Daniel J. Mitchell:
In the 50-Year War on Poverty, Bureaucrats Have Won while Both Taxpayers and Poor People Have Lost
Theres even a ranking showing which states have the greatest number of these folks who profit by creating dependency.
Why Do Liberals Love Obama Anyway?
Hey! Hey! LBJ! How many kids did you kill today? As hard as it may be to believe looking back, this was once a popular chant among liberal students to criticize a sitting Democratic presidents policy. Fifty years later, this demand of radical accountability from the left towards a sitting president president seems to have all but disappeared in the age of Obama. What happened?
(Toy) Gun Control in New Jersey – Atlantic City Bans Toy Guns
Only liberals would think that banning toy guns will somehow cut down on crime. Maybe we should implement background checks and registration schemes for Nerf guns as well.
Surprise! The Media Forgot Texas Abortion Barbie
Shocker! The national media isn't covering Texas Abortion Barbie's race any more, now that she's double digits down.