Freed from the constraints of serving as the White House Press Secretary for the Obama administration, Jay Carney served up conventional wisdom bluntly Sunday morning: November’s midterm elections will probably bring Democrats some pain. Speaking candidly on CNN’s “State of the Union,” Carney stated: It’s not going to be a good year for Democrats by …

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Newly exposed Snowden documents reveal the NSA’s in-depth plan to “map the entire Internet — any device, anywhere, all the time.” According to a report published today by German news publication Der Spiegel, the NSA and its British counterpart, GCHQ, “[aim] to map the Internet, and not just the large traffic channels, such as telecommunications cables. It also seeks to identify …

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First and foremost, people need to understand that America doesn’t negotiate pay ransom to terrorists. Instead, the government finances them and trades five known terrorist operatives for it wants. The parents of murdered journalist Steven Sotloff, who was killed by Islamic State extremists, were warned by the White House that they could face criminal prosecution if they paid a …

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Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto says Texas’ decision to deploy National Guard troops along the border is “unpleasant” and “reprehensible.” Last month’s deployment had previously drawn Mexico’s ire. It says the border should not be militarized and issues should be solved jointly. In an interview with the newspaper El Universal published Friday, Pena Nieto said …

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What kind of justification was used to warrant a school district being given an MRAP, and who in their right mind thinks this sort of thing is ‘OK’? News that San Diego Unified School District has acquired an MRAP, or mine-resistant ambush protected vehicle, is adding a new facet to discussions about the practice of …

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Of the many things that you should never do when you have a gun in your hand is point it in the direction of police officers, as one Laredo man fatally discovered. Some will say ‘it was only a pellet gun’ but a pellet gun is a lethal weapon that can inflict life altering injury. A man …

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I have no words to describe my level of shame when it comes to how far the country I love so much, America, has sunk. A short commercial of a 4-year-old girl reciting “The Pledge of Allegiance” to the United States in order to promote her grandfather’s real estate company has been banned by CBS Sports. …

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Last Saturday, Kahler Nygard boarded a Spirit Airlines plane from Minneapolis to Denver. Oddly, he was asked to be searched by TSA after the flight had landed. As you can clearly tell, he wasn’t happy about it: After he was forced to leave the plane in Denver, Nygard got into a very intense argument with TSA …

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A senior Homeland Security (DHS) official confirmed to Congress on Wednesday that militants associated with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS) are planning to enter the United States via the porous southern border. Francis Taylor, under secretary for intelligence and analysis at DHS, told senators during a hearing that ISIL …

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In a brief introduction to myself, I am a new contributor here and I look forward to engaging with its readers on the topics that matter to us all.  As a family man, Marine Vet of Iraq, and observer of politics, I have watched over the past 6 years as the opposition to Obama and …

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I-594 Gun Control Supporter Paul Allen buys Tank Posted on September 12, 2014 by Staff From Washington Arms Collectors, Inc. The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms today said billionaire Paul Allen, who recently donated $500,000 to support gun control Initiative 594, has taken hypocrisy to a new level by attempting …

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Floyd Mayweather Jr. triumphed over Marcos Maidana Saturday night, throwing fewer punches yet landing more of them and ultimately earning the judges’ unanimous decision — and welterweight and junior middleweight world titles — in Las Vegas. But he earned more than a victory and titles — a lot more. As ESPN noted, Mayweather raked in …

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — It took a murderous Idris Elba and a pair of dolphin buddies to defeat “Guardians of the Galaxy” at movie theaters. A still from “No Good Deed.” (Image via YouTube) According to studio estimates Sunday, the Sony thriller “No Good Deed,” which stars Elba as an escaped convict, topped the box …

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It’s the dream of many high school girls: winning a homecoming crown. But for 16-year-old Scarlett Lenh, the dream came true only a few weeks after the teen started wearing girl’s clothing to school, KUSA-TV reported. Scarlett Lenh. (Image via KUSA-TV) Lenh was crowned homecoming princess during the Friday night football game at Sand Creek …

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WASHINGTON (TheBlaze/AP) — The White House said Sunday it will find countries willing to send combat troops to fight the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq — but the officials weren’t saying what countries would actually contribute troops. White House chief of staff Denis McDonough signaled that the State Department in coming days will name …

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Cue the 2016 speculations: The former president and CEO of Ford Motors isn’t ruling out a presidential run. WILMINGTON, DE – MAY 08: Ford President and CEO Alan Mulally speaks with the media after the Ford 59th Annual Meeting of Shareholders at the Hotel DuPont on May 8, 2014 in Wilmington, Delaware. William Thomas Cain/Getty …

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All across the country, kids are going back to school. They’re going back to books, homework, and Michelle Obama’s school lunch guidelines. Just how contentious are these guidelines? A writer went to a high school in Minnesota to find out. Here’s what he found: There’s a sign in the lunchroom of Minnesota’s Sartell High School: …

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