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Republicans and the Language of the Left

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As the mid-term elections approach, its high time for Republican commentators to walk the walk. Just the other morning, Mark Steyn, busily promoting his new book, made an appearance on Bill Bennetts radio program. The latter agreed enthusiastically with the former that in order for conservatives to prevail culturally, it is imperative for them to prevent the left from assuming control of the language. 2014-10-24T15:30:00-04:00 2014-10-24T20:04:59Z Jack Kerwick
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Charlie Rangel: ISIS No Threat to US

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2014-10-24T15:05:00-04:00 2014-10-24T20:04:59Z John Ransom
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Geert Wilders' Plan to Save the West

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I was near Washington, D.C. interviewing the visiting Geert Wilders, leader of the Netherlands' Party for Freedom, when the news flashed that Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, the Canadian convert to Islam who terrorized Ottawa on Wednesday, had previously had his passport lifted by the Canadian government as an officially designated "high-risk traveler." 2014-10-24T00:01:00-04:00 2014-10-24T20:04:59Z Diana West
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A Glimmer of Hope for American Academia?

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When twenty-eight current and former Harvard Law School professors issued a public statement decrying the universitys new procedures regarding the handling of sexual assault accusations on campus, it may have been a game changer. 2014-10-24T00:01:00-04:00 2014-10-24T20:04:59Z Charlotte Hays
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The Nonissue in This Campaign

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One of the surprising and welcome shifts in the political landscape this election cycle is that high-profile Republican candidates, by and large, have not made opposition to immigration reform a major focus of their campaigns. 2014-10-24T00:01:00-04:00 2014-10-24T20:04:59Z Linda Chavez
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Kyle’s Extra Credit Assignment

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Put simply, Kyle, there are two types of men in this world. There are those who spend their lives begging for things they dont deserve. And then there are the rest of us who spend our lives working to subsidize their dependency. You simply need to decide what kind of man you are going to be. 2014-10-24T00:01:00-04:00 2014-10-24T20:04:59Z Mike Adams
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Paul Krugman Claims His Political Bias Does Not Influence His Economics

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I met up with Krugman. He assured me that he tries not to let his political biases affect his economic analysis. 2014-10-24T00:01:00-04:00 2014-10-24T20:04:59Z Mark Skousen
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Wasting Money Is Washington’s Favorite Activity

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Its unfortunate that Senator Tom Coburn is retiring. He hasnt been perfect, but nobody can question is commitment to limited government. Hes been a rare voice in Washington against wasteful spending. 2014-10-24T00:01:00-04:00 2014-10-24T20:04:59Z Daniel J. Mitchell
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Obama Can't Help Throwing His Party Under His Bus

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Politically speaking, President Barack Obama is almost as toxic as the ominous viruses he continues to mismanage. Every Democratic candidate fears the contagion and seeks to quarantine himself from his presence and policies. 2014-10-24T00:01:00-04:00 2014-10-24T20:04:59Z David Limbaugh
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Troubled Times for Angela Merkel With the Leading Men in Her Life

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BERLIN. Angela Merkel tops the Forbes magazine list of the hundred most powerful women in the world for the fourth consecutive year, but these are difficult days for the German chancellor. The leading men in her life are making that life complicated. 2014-10-24T00:01:00-04:00 2014-10-24T20:04:59Z Suzanne Fields
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How Vanguard Takes on Developed Markets

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While investing in emerging markets has been in vogue of late, developed markets in Europe and Asia have been lagging. 2014-10-24T00:01:00-04:00 2014-10-24T20:04:59Z Doug Fabian
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Today’s Miracle: Debbie Wasserman-Schultz Goes Speechless (Temporarily)

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The real trouble came when she claimed that our Campaigner in Chief was actively campaigning in competitive districts. One of the Bloomberg News hosts asked the obvious question: "Seriously?" 2014-10-24T00:01:00-04:00 2014-10-24T20:04:59Z Michael Schaus
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The Terrorist-Sympathizing Opera

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The Metropolitan Opera in New York City is hardly a site for hundreds of angry protesters. But they have erupted over their current selection, an opera called "The Death of Klinghoffer." Leon Klinghoffer was the 69-year-old paralyzed New Yorker who in 1985 was aboard the hijacked cruise ship Achille Lauro, then executed by Islamic terrorists because he was a Jew. 2014-10-24T00:01:00-04:00 2014-10-24T20:04:59Z Brent Bozell
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Ebola: Protect Yourself (Since The Government Won’t)

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While theres been a lot of sex, lies, and videotape about the highly contagious and fatal disease known as Ebola, not much accurate advice has been offered to folks at home on how to avoid it. 2014-10-24T00:01:00-04:00 2014-10-24T20:04:59Z Joanne Moudy
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Political entrepreneurs vs the real entrepreneurs

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We are regulating our economy to death. One of the main reasons why there is an increasing disparity in wealth in this country is that the crony class is wrapping the middle class and the merchant class the entrepreneurial class in red tape. 2014-10-24T00:01:00-04:00 2014-10-24T20:04:59Z Nick Sorrentino
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Things Fall Apart

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When this writer was 3 years old, the Empire of Japan devastated Battleship Row of the U.S. Pacific Fleet at Pearl Harbor. 2014-10-24T00:01:00-04:00 2014-10-24T20:04:59Z Pat Buchanan
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Turkey Reluctantly Allows Kurds to Defend Other Kurds

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Iraqi Kurdish leaders have agreed to send fighters to help defend Kobani, now that Turkey said it would allow them to cross Turkish territory. 2014-10-24T00:01:00-04:00 2014-10-24T20:04:59Z Night Watch
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Socialism: French Private Sector Output Falls at Sharpest Rate in Eight Months

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For now, it's still a tale of two Europes. Germany (and some smaller Northern European countries) vs. everyone else. Such divergences will not last forever. 2014-10-24T00:01:00-04:00 2014-10-24T20:04:59Z Mike Shedlock
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Why I Expect the Stock Market to Rally in Q4

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For all the handwringing about the recent stock market gyrations, the U.S. market hasnt budged much at all in 2014. 2014-10-24T00:01:00-04:00 2014-10-24T20:04:59Z Nicholas Vardy
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Spending Boom...Or Just a Love of Motorcycles?

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The question is, where is all this cash coming from? Well, people are going to have to dip into their savings; however, we could be on the cusp of another refinancing boom? 2014-10-24T00:01:00-04:00 2014-10-24T20:04:59Z Charles Payne
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