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20 Aug

The Obama economic record: The worst five years since World War II

Tracy C. Miller: In spite of the claims by President Obama’s Council of Economic Advisors regarding his administration’s economic accomplishments, the U.S. economy has grown very slowly in the years since the Great Recession of 2008-09. After four years of … Continue reading

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20 Aug

MSNBC Wouldn’t Be This Calm If Tea Party Protesters Threw Rocks at Their Hosts

Larry O’Conner: After witnessing the spectacle of MSNBC host Chris Hayes getting pelted with rocks by an angry mob in Ferguson, Mo., Monday night, I was struck by a feeling of anger and frustration. Not at the rioters. Rioters throw rocks. That’s … Continue reading

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20 Aug

Perry Grand Juror Was An Active Democratic Party Delegate During Jury Proceedings

Brian Sikma: Rho Chalmers, who disclosed to the Houston Chronicle yesterday that she was a member of the grand jury that indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry, was an active delegate to the Texas Democratic Party convention during grand jury proceedings. Chalmers’ active … Continue reading

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20 Aug

Unarmed Man, Six Shots…These details are important, but not the end of the matter.

Charles C. W. Cooke: The central question in the case of Michael Brown remains as it has always been: That is, “Was Officer Wilson justified in his decision to pull the trigger?” As it stands, we cannot answer this in … Continue reading

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20 Aug

The real reasons Obama can’t go to Ferguson

At Politico Todd Purdum takes a stab at why Obama can’t go to Ferguson: It’s a paradox of Barack Obama’s presidency: The first African-American to run the country finds himself in the tensest racial confrontation of his tenure but is … Continue reading

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20 Aug

ISIS beheading: Cameron cancels his vacation, Obama returns to his vacation

Over there: “U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron cut short his summer vacation to return to London and chair urgent meetings on the threat posed by ISIS in Iraq and Syria, calling the video ‘shocking and depraved.’” Over here: President Obama … Continue reading

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19 Aug

Engaging the enemy

The Economist: N JUNE, when extremists from the Islamic State (IS) took over the Iraqi city of Mosul and hurtled south towards Baghdad, the Kurds in the north reacted with glee. They had no love for IS, a group which … Continue reading

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19 Aug

The Meltdown

Bret Stephens: In July, after Germany trounced Brazil 7–1 in the semifinal match of the World Cup—including a first-half stretch in which the Brazilian soccer squad gave up an astonishing five goals in 19 minutes—a sports commentator wrote: “This was … Continue reading

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19 Aug

China troops enter disputed India territory:

channelnewsasia.com Chinese troops have advanced in recent days into disputed territory claimed by India, echoing a similar incursion last year that raised tensions between the two rival giants, official sources said on Tuesday (Aug 19). Chinese troops twice crossed over … Continue reading

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19 Aug

Living Out Critical Legal Theory

Victor Davis Hanson: It may not have been the aim of Missouri Highway Patrol captain Ron Johnson to outsource security responsibilities to someone affiliated with the New Black Panthers and a legal activist group, but that is the impression that … Continue reading

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