By Matt Barber
“When the sacred months are over slay the idolaters wherever you find them. Arrest them, besiege them, and lie in ambush everywhere for them.” ~The Quran, Surah 9:5
Islam is anything if not ironic.
“A teenaged bomber on Thursday targeted a Kabul auditorium packed with people watching a drama condemning suicide attacks,” reports Reuters. “Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said the bomber targeted the event because it was staged ‘to insult Islamic values and spread propaganda about our jihad operations, especially on suicide attacks.’”
And so, in defense of “Islamic values” and to dispel “propaganda” about “suicide attacks,” Muhammad Jr. blows himself into pork-sausage, killing one and wounding 16.
Merriam Webster defines “phobia” as, “an exaggerated usually inexplicable and illogical fear of a particular object, class of objects, or situation.”
“Progressives” are crafty little buggers.… Continue Reading
Written By Kelsey Harkness
Jeb Bush has long advocated for all 50 states to adopt Common Core national standards.
Now that the former Florida governor has all but confirmed his plans to run for president in 2016, the issue threatens to overshadow his likely campaign.
Bush’s name, matched with consistently high polling numbers among potential 2016 Republican candidates, makes landing a seat in the Oval Office feasible. But in order to reach the general election—to perhaps take on Hillary Clinton—Bush must first overcome concerns about Common Core with conservative primary voters.
Bush’s longstanding support for Common Core is no secret: Over a year ago, Frederick M. Hess, an education expert at the American Enterprise Institute, predicted that if he decided to run for president, “Common Core could be his Romneycare.”
What is Common Core?… Continue Reading
Written by Cliff Kincaid
Steve Malzberg of Newsmax TV calls people like CNN’s Margaret Hoover “phony Republicans” or RINOS (Republicans in Name Only). I prefer the term “fake conservatives.” Whatever we call them, the effect is still the same. By spouting liberal nonsense, they misrepresent the views of most Republicans or conservatives. Hoover joined her fellow CNN panelists in a “Hands up, don’t shoot” display based on the fiction that thug Michael Brown was surrendering to the police when he was shot.
Unfortunately, we have to add another name to the list of fake conservatives—George Will, who has been drifting leftward for years.
Over at National Review, once considered a flagship conservative publication, Will has a column on the Marxist dialectic in which he complains about too many people in jail or prison.… Continue Reading
Many of the newly empowered Republicans understand the deeper meaning behind last week’s historic election. It was a wholesale rejection not only of Barack Obama, but also of the worldview he represents.
By Robert Knight
Tuesday’s Republican wave election was not just about the economy, repealing ObamaCare, illegal immigration, failed foreign policy or the nation’s nearly $18 trillion debt.
It was about all of that, but it was really about electing adults to escort America safely off Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride.
This is where multiple-choice exit polls fail to do justice. ObamaCare’s unpopularity was huge, but how do you quantify public disgust with a ruling party’s lawlessness and arrogance, combined with lawless judges and a media that refuses to do honest reporting? You count the votes.
“Right track” and “wrong track” surveys do not quite do the job.… Continue Reading
Written by Don Irvine
After blowing back-to-back opportunities in 2010 and 2012 to retake control of the Senate—thanks to numerous gaffes by inexperienced candidates—Republicans decided that the 2014 group of candidates would get mandatory media training under the direction of the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC).
According to Politico’s Edward-Isaac Dovere, Manu Raju and John Bresnahan, the NRSC had trackers meet the candidates at the airports as soon as they emerged from security, and whisked them away to begin the media boot camp.
During two days of eight-hour sessions, the candidates practiced in front of a camera and were drilled on policy. They were also shown footage of two of the biggest bumblers from 2012—Todd Akin and Richard Mourdock—as examples of what not to do.
The pros who were there to help the candidates included Jon Kraushar, who handles much of the on-camera training for Fox News, Mitt Romney’s policy director Lanhee Chen and CNN’s S.E.… Continue Reading
The 2014 General Election is this Tuesday and voters in Illinois will head to the polls to elect a Governor, U.S. Senator and numerous other legislative offices. One section, however, that is often overlooked are judicial candidates. With recent onslaught of pervasive rulings that have come from the various judicial rulings, it is painfully clear that cannot overlook this portion of the ballot.
Though it would be an enormous endeavor to seek out information on every judicial election throughout the state, Illinois Family Action is recommending several resources to help voters make informed decisions.
The Illinois Citizens for Life score card has made endorsements for numerous courts throughout the state and can be found HERE.
For voters from Cook County, the Chicago Lesbian and Gay Bar Association have made endorsements for judicial elections where one can vote in the opposite way based on their recommendations, CLICK HERE to view.… Continue Reading
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