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Pentagon Press Secretary: "Last Night's Strikes Were Only The Beginning"
RealClearPolitics Video Log - 6 hours ago

Rear Admiral John Kirby holds a news briefing for members of the media regarding the airstrikes launched in Syria overnight. Rear Admiral Kirby said "last night's strikes were only the beginning" and told the press future strikes can be "expected."

Rand Paul: 'Constitution Requires' Congressional Authorization for Obama to Attack ISIS
Matthew Boyle - 6 hours ago

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) said in a statement Tuesday that he supports military actions against ISIS—like the airstrikes President Obama just launched—but that the Constitution requires Obama to obtain congressional approval for such action.

Ed Schultz's Ratings Plummet as He Obsesses Over Climate Change
Scott Whitlock - 6 hours ago

Ed Schultz's ratings continued to plummet last week, falling to just 41 thousand in a key demographic. So, how did the MSNBC host respond? He opened his show on Monday by demanding that journalists focus more on climate change. Regarding a global warming protest in New York City, he demanded, "Ask yourself a question. How can so many people gather, such little attention?"

Obama: U.S. "Will Do What Is Necessary To Defend Our Country"
RealClearPolitics Video Log - 6 hours ago

PRESIDENT OBAMA: Good morning, everybody. Last night, on my orders, America's armed forces began strikes against ISIL targets in Syria. Today, the American people give thanks for the extraordinary service of our men and women in uniform, including the pilots who flew these missions with the courage and professionalism that we've come to expect from the finest military that the world has ever known.

Protesters: ‘The Met Opera Glorifies Terrorism’
Washington Free Beacon - 6 hours ago

A new season at the Metropolitan Opera in New York was marked by a swarm of demonstrators protesting the production of "The Death of Klinghoffer."

ISIS Leader Calls For More Lee Rigby Style Attacks: 'Slaughter Him With a Knife, or Run Him Over With Your Car'
Oliver Lane - 6 hours ago

The chief spokesman of the Islamic State has made a comprehensive call for a new wave of ‘Lee Rigby’ style attacks against civilians and soldiers of Western nations, and supporters of the Caliphate already appear to be mobilising to follow his orders.

Boehner: 'I Support the Airstrike Launched By the President'
Daniel Halper - 6 hours ago

Speaker of the House John Boehner supports President Obama's actions against ISIS. 

"ISIL is a direct threat to the safety and security of the United States and our allies. I support the airstrikes launched by the president, understanding that this is just one step in what must be a larger effort to destroy and defeat this terrorist organization. I wish our men and women in uniform Godspeed as they carry out this fight," reads a statement from the speaker's office.

Meghan McCain to GOP: Accept Climate Change or you won’t be able to HUNT and FISH as much or something
The Right Scoop - 6 hours ago

Meghan McCain believes that Republicans need to accept Climate Change or else they won’t be able to hunt and fish as much because there won’t be any “f**king fish” left or something:

Rachel Maddow on Syria Airstrikes: "Is This Legal?"
RealClearPolitics Video Log - 6 hours ago

Rachel Maddow reports breaking news that U.S. military aircraft have commenced bombing in Syria. Richard Engel, NBC News chief foreign correspondent, joins to discuss the international ramifications and the pressure on Arab partners to get involved.

‘Sad Woman’ is Back for New Victim Role: Transvaginal Mesh Implant Victim
Washington Free Beacon - 6 hours ago

The actress best known as “Sad Woman,” who’s image was used by Democrats in Arizona to falsely represent a victim of Republican Doug Ducey’s Cold Stone, is now being featured as a victim of something far worse: transvaginal mesh implants.