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 2017-08-21 08:00 

National Review

Aleppo Awaits You... +

Aleppo Awaits You isnt the ultimate exit strategy for anyone tired of politics in the United States, the ultimate tactic for distancing oneself from the Confederacy. The father of the city, Archbishop Jean-Clment Jeanbart, in fact, doesnt even want to tal...

 2017-08-21 08:00 

National Review

No Enemies on the Left Is Still the Mantra of Too Many Liberals... +

One of the great gifts the British writer George Orwell gave us, in addition to his classics 1984 and Animal Farm, was a clear and uncompromising look at dangerous ideologies. In Orwell and the British Left, British writer Ian Williams recalls Orwells und...

 2017-08-21 08:00 

Reason.com

Brickbat: The Wheels of Justice Turn Slowly... +

A federal appeals court has reinstated a $2.3 million award to Marlow Humbert, who was held in solitary confinement in a Baltimore jail for over a year...

 2017-08-21 08:00 

National Review

A Different Kind of Border Wall... +

Editors Note: The following piece originally appeared at Populyst. It is reprinted here with permission. An asset-management firm called ____ Capital recently sent out this e-mail seeking referrals: The US Investor visa program allows one to invest $500,0...

 2017-08-21 08:00 

National Review

When Every Republican Is a Crypto-Nazi... +

The New York Times is engaged in an ongoing effort to rehabilitate Communism. For some inscrutable reason, it has published a series of articles nostalgic for the Soviet Unions Gulag-filled past, most recently explaining Why Women Had Better Sex Under Soc...

 2017-08-21 08:00 

National Review

Venezuela and the Gray Shades of Communist Czechoslovakia... +

The sign caught my attention. Attached to a fence in Pastora, a Caracas neighborhood and former bastion of the Hugo Chvez revolution, it read: If not now, when? If not us, who? That was the Spanish version of the same Czech message that I saw displayed in...

 2017-08-21 08:00 

National Review

On the Road to Somewhere, the Divide between Elites and Populists... +

Editors Note: The following is an excerpt from the first chapter of The Road to Somewhere: The Populist Revolt and the Future of Politics, by David Goodhart. It is reprinted here with permission. Brexit and the election of Donald Trump the two biggest pr...

 2017-08-21 08:00 

National Review

Venezuela and the Gray Shades of Communist Czechoslovakia... +

The sign caught my attention. Attached to a fence in Pastora, a Caracas neighborhood and former bastion of the Hugo Chvez revolution, it read: If not now, when? If not us, who? That was the Spanish version of the same Czech message that I saw displayed in...

 2017-08-21 08:00 

National Review

On the Road to Somewhere, the Divide between Elites and Populists... +

Editors Note: The following is an excerpt from the first chapter of The Road to Somewhere: The Populist Revolt and the Future of Politics, by David Goodhart. It is reprinted here with permission. Brexit and the election of Donald Trump the two biggest pr...

 2017-08-21 08:00 

National Review

When Every Republican Is a Crypto-Nazi... +

The New York Times is engaged in an ongoing effort to rehabilitate Communism. For some inscrutable reason, it has published a series of articles nostalgic for the Soviet Unions Gulag-filled past, most recently explaining Why Women Had Better Sex Under Soc...

 2017-08-21 07:38 

Washington Post

Trumps neo-Nazi rally comments thrust GOP doubts into open... +

President Donald Trumps racially fraught comments about a deadly neo-Nazi rally have thrust into the open some Republicans deeply held doubts about his competency and temperament, in an extraordinary public airing of worries and grievances about a sitting...

 2017-08-21 07:32 

Washington Post

Trump to outline Afghan strategy in national TV address... +

President Donald Trump will use a nationally televised address to outline for a war-weary nation the strategy he believes will best position the U.S. to eventually declare victory in Afghanistan after 16 years of combat and lives lost....

 2017-08-21 07:27 

The Weekly Standard

"What Was He Thinking?"... +

FRED BARNES President Trump must like banging his head against a wall because he does it so often....

 2017-08-21 07:15 

USA Today

[ Opinion ]

Keep Confederate monuments, but put their horrific history on center stage... +

While Trump is far from right,he is not totally wrong. We must confront our past, not whitewash it....

 2017-08-21 06:29 

Newsmax

Trump Hits Media with 'Fake News' Label at End of Vacation... +

President Donald Trump tweeted his displeasure with fake news on Sunday as he neared the end of what he had called his working vacation, The Hill reported....

 2017-08-21 05:54 

The Atlantic

Is Game of Thrones on Thin Ice?... +

Three Atlantic staffers discuss Beyond the Wall, the sixth episode of the seventh season....

 2017-08-21 05:45 

The Daily Beast

John Oliver Calls Out Fox News, GOP for Not Condemning Trump Over Charlottesville... +

The ‘Last Week Tonight’ host was not happy with POTUS’ favorite channel or the GOP for their defense of Trump’s indefensible statements on Charlottesville....

 2017-08-21 05:20 

The Gateway Pundit

MO Sen. Chappelle-Nadal Issues Tearful Apology to Trump and His Family After Wishing Him Dead (VIDEO)... +

Missouri State Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal hoped for the assassination of President Trump in a Facebook comment on Thursday then deleted ... The post MO Sen. Chappelle-Nadal Issues Tearful Apology to Trump and His Family After Wishing Him Dead (VIDEO) ...

 2017-08-21 05:10 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Trump Afghanistan speech: President to ask US for trust... +

Donald Trump will ask Americans Monday to trust him on his new Afghanistan strategy, exercising a president's most somber duty, a decision on waging war, at a time when his own political standing is deeply compromised....

 2017-08-21 05:02 

Breitbart.com

Source: McMaster Fails to Brief Trump Before ‘That’s Too Bad’ Error... +

A source with direct knowledge of these matters tells Breitbart News that the senior staff at the White House, including National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster, did not brief President Donald Trump on the collision the Navy destroyer USS John McCain had ...

 2017-08-21 05:01 

Personal Liberty Digest

The survival skills inventory: Assessing where you stand if things hit the fan... +

Before taking assessment of your own skills and knowledge, there are three major things that should be considered as part of the foundation of all preppers, homesteaders, survivalists and modern pioneers. The post The survival skills inventory: Assessing ...

 2017-08-21 05:01 

NewsBusters

HBO's 'Insecure' Gets Lazy on Education and Crazy on Race: 'Black People Can't Really Be Racist'... +

This week, the August 20th episode of HBO's Insecure went from a-little-too-political to being over-the-top in a way that is just lazy. In this episode, Hella Shook, main character Issa (Issa Dee) and Frieda (Lisa Joyce), her coworker at an after-scho...

 2017-08-21 05:01 

Personal Liberty Digest

For Trump, theres trouble all around... +

Listening to the chatter out of Washington this weekend, it's clear that President Donald Trump is under attack from elements spanning the political spectrum. Is there any hope for the agenda he promised voters? The post For Trump, there’s trouble a...

 2017-08-21 05:01 

Personal Liberty Digest

I am not a number! I am a man!... +

The move to convert everything into a digital fingerprint has been public policy for some time. The technology is ready. Once installed government will know everywhere youve been, everything youve done, everyone youve spoken to, everything youve purchased...

 2017-08-21 05:01 

Personal Liberty Digest

Mental illness is a far bigger threat than fake Nazis... +

Pundits, politicians and the social media chatter class have carried on endlessly about the torch carrying morons in Charlottesville. But few have mentioned how mental illness is too often a factor in events that become national tragedies. The post Mental...

 2017-08-21 05:01 

Personal Liberty Digest

Trump administration kills 2nd Amendment regulatory scheme... +

President Donald Trump's Justice Department just did away with "Operation Choke Point," an Obama-era regulatory scheme designed to make it difficult for firearm and ammunition manufacturers and sellers to maintain business relationships with financial ins...

 2017-08-21 05:00 

The Daily Beast

How Lakeith Stanfield Became Hollywood’s New Favorite Scene-Stealer... +

The captivating star of ‘Get Out’ and ‘Atlanta’ is taking on a serious leading role in ‘Crown Heights.’...

 2017-08-21 05:00 

The Daily Beast

What Would James Beard Drink? Pretty Much Everything... +

The culinary luminary also helped to get Americans to drink better and a more diverse selection of cocktails and spirits....

 2017-08-21 05:00 

The Daily Beast

Donald Trump May Circumvent the Usual Process to Pardon Sheriff Joe Arpaio... +

These things usually take time and consideration. Arpaio hasn’t even been sentenced....

 2017-08-21 05:00 

The Daily Beast

How Seeing Open Hatred Emboldens More Haters... +

We’re all influenced by others’ behavior. So when haters see other haters on TV, it makes them more likely to go public. Where does it end?...

 2017-08-21 05:00 

The Daily Beast

Total Eclipses Freak People Out, and That’s Not Particularly Insane... +

Throughout history, total eclipses of the sun, like the one coming up on Monday, have inspired an end to wars, religious rapture, and murder-suicides....

 2017-08-21 05:00 

The Daily Beast

Beware the Women of ISIS: There Are Many, and They May Be More Dangerous Than the Men... +

This report from the International Center for the Study of Violent Extremism raises frightening questions about women returning from the ‘caliphate’—if they can return at all....

 2017-08-21 05:00 

The Daily Beast

The Conservative Plan to Rewrite the Constitution, and Yes, It’s a Thing... +

It takes two-thirds of state legislatures to approve a constitutional convention. That’s 34. The GOP controls 32. Yes—worry....

 2017-08-21 05:00 

The Daily Beast

As U.S.-South Korea Military Exercises Begin, Kim Jong Un Threatens ‘Second Korean War’... +

Kim stepped back from his threats to bracket the U.S. territory of Guam with his missiles, but that may have been little more than a ploy. The next few days are full of risks....

 2017-08-21 05:00 

The Daily Beast

‘F*ck You, Nora’: How Jayne Houdyshell Conquered Broadway... +

In ‘A Doll’s House, Part 2,’ Tony Award-winning actress Jayne Houdyshell has originated a catchphrase—the latest distinction in an acting journey that began more than 50 years ago....

 2017-08-21 05:00 

The Daily Beast

The Intellectual Freedom of The Daily Caller... +

I worked at TheDC for six years. Here’s why the SPLC is wrong to claim it has a ‘white nationalist problem.’...

 2017-08-21 05:00 

American Thinker

The Only Way Losers Can Win... +

Leftists can't win the battles of today. So they run off to fight different ones....

 2017-08-21 05:00 

American Thinker

A Warning to Trump and the Nation... +

The urgency and clarity of mind to prevail and prevent the ouster of the president can certainly be heightened by grasping the goals and temperament of the power brokers who seek his destruction. ...

 2017-08-21 05:00 

American Thinker

Trump's Unintended Consequences: The Republican Party Reveals Itself... +

GOP: Trust me, the base hasn't left Trump, but it has left you. It's not official yet, but the avalanche is about to begin....

 2017-08-21 05:00 

American Thinker

Antifa Is Un-American... +

Now that liberals have rediscovered their inner Stalinist, they have to be exposed for what they are....

 2017-08-21 05:00 

American Thinker

The Strange Rage of Steve Bannon... +

The man's downfall comes courtesy of a tragic flaw....

 2017-08-21 05:00 

American Thinker

China, Inc. Is the World's Biggest Money-Laundering Threat... +

How does Chinese money-laundering affect you? Start with the high price of housing....

 2017-08-21 05:00 

American Thinker

Disturbing Trends in Obamacare's Collapsing Health Care System... +

A doctor explains how trends in the health care market (still) don't bode well for patient care or patient costs....

 2017-08-21 05:00 

American Thinker

ApocEclipse Now... +

How far have we declined as a civilization when a school’s schedule must be changed to keep high school students away from viewing an eclipse?...

 2017-08-21 05:00 

American Thinker

Reading Maureen Dowd... +

Let it go, Maureen. ...

 2017-08-21 05:00 

American Thinker

The tanks rolled into Prague... +

The Czechs paved the way for the collapse of communism....

 2017-08-21 05:00 

American Thinker

Trump is the real Antifa... +

A single voice of sanity....

 2017-08-21 05:00 

American Thinker

If anti-free speech demonstrators are going to chant never again!... +

Do the anti-free speech activists rampaging through our streets really love Jews?...

 2017-08-21 05:00 

American Thinker

Trump to announce Afghanistan plans in prime time address... +

Trump is expected to increase number of US troops....

 2017-08-21 05:00 

American Thinker

Apple goes all-in, raising money for SPLC hate group on iTunes... +

Reckless philanthropy legitimizes a hate group....

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