Publication: American Spectator

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Tom Menino, R.I.P.

Former Boston Mayor Tom Menino passed away today of cancer . He was 71.Menino, a Democrat, was the mayor of this city for two decades (1993-2013) and thus the longest serving mayor in the history of Boston. In all, Menino was elected five times. Menino's ... [Published American Spectator - 14 hours ago]
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The Growing Halloween Depravity of Grownups

Freddy Krueger, Jason Voorhees, and Michael Myers kill kids rushing to become adults. Is it too much to ask of the ghoulish trio to apply their talents toward adults rushing to become kids?The grownups who have decimated the ranks of trick-or-treaters ... [Published American Spectator - 1 hour ago]
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Attractions of Islamism — Explored in Three Stories

In 1910, with Prussian militarism apparently the greatest looming threat to the British Empire and Western civilization, G. K. Chesterton published a novel, The Flying Inn , in which he argued the longest-lasting threat was Islam, and its attractiveness ... [Published American Spectator - 1 hour ago]
Entities: Islamism, Mark Steyn, Islam
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The Meaning of Goldwater

Adapted from remarks delivered on October 29 at a forum at Indiana University marking the 50 th anniversary of Barry Goldwater’s presidential run.Nineteen sixty-four was billed then and for years to come as the end of that era’s sudden political monstrosity, ... [Published American Spectator - 1 hour ago]
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Reading the Reformist Manifesto

Room to Grow: Conservative Reforms For a Limited Government and a Thriving Middle ClassBy Peter Wehener, Yuval Levin, et al.(YG Network, 121 pages, Free)Conservatism, properly understood, requires a healthy respect for the past as well as a clear-eyed ... [Published American Spectator - 1 hour ago]
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Make Offers to Public Employee Unions They Can't Refuse

The recent statement by U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Christopher Klein that public pensions deserve no special protection in municipal default has elicited understandable praise from fiscally sane observers. Alongside a similar ruling by the federal judge overseeing ... [Published American Spectator - 1 hour ago]
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Poll of the Day: Cory Gardner Up 7 on Mark Udall

Yesterday, the news broke that Scott Walker had pulled way ahead in the Wisconsin gubernatorial race, as either independents broke for the Republican or Wisconsin simply gave up on believing Mary Burke was ever a viable candidate, given that even her ... [Published American Spectator - 16 hours ago]
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My Scott Walker Article Discussed on Wisconsin Public Radio

My article from earlier this week in which I argued that Republicans should nominate Scott Walker as the GOP standard bearer in 2016 should he win re-election next week was discussed on Wisconsin Public Radio on Tuesday.The program in question was The ... [Published American Spectator - 16 hours ago]
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Cosmo's Male Models Will Escort You to the Polls

Cosmopolitan , clearly NOT content to keep their #CosmoVotes initiative squarely within the two-dimensional realm, has expanded their Get Out the Vote campaign to include a party bus full of shirtless male models who, because there is clearly nothing ... [Published American Spectator - 18 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

As the World Burns, Democrats Target the First Amendment

With less than a week to go before Election Day, the Democrats running for the U.S. Senate are making their final pleas to voters. They’re especially intent on proving that they can tackle the growing number of problems around the globe: the Islamic State ... [Published American Spectator - Oct 30 2014]
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‘Life Imprisonment Is a Hidden Death Penalty’

Recently Pope Francis reiterated papal opposition to the death penalty and, going a step further, also renounced life imprisonment, which is the alternative that many death penalty opponents typically cite.“All Christians and people of good will are thus ... [Published American Spectator - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

Progressives in the Dock

As always, the progressive utopia sounds just ducky. Utopia arrives. And then…shocker!…it doesn’t work. Now? Americans have soured on President Obama — and progressives are in the dock.One poll after another says Americans are a pretty unhappy lot this ... [Published American Spectator - Oct 30 2014]

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Naftali Bennett, Israel's Minister of the Economy and Leader of the religious Jewish Home Party, was angered by the article. "No leader of Syria who massacres 150,000 of his citizens and not the leader of Saudi Arabia who stones women and gay men were called chickens#@t. If what is written is true, then the current administration intends to throw Israel under the wheels of a bus."
On Monday at a campaign event for New York Rep. Sean Maloney, a former aide to President Bill Clinton, Clinton went for a do-over, saying, "Let me be absolutely clear about what I've been saying for a couple of decades: Our economy grows when businesses and entrepreneurs create good-paying jobs here in an America where workers and families are empowered to build from the bottom up and the middle out -- not when we hand out tax breaks for corporations that outsource jobs or stash their profits overseas."
...who kindly responded to questions for this article, said of the issue of the distribution of gains in an increasingly technological economy, "I don't know the answer but see no reason to think it has changed appreciably." )
...Dawson states, "They're both lone wolves. Both a bit more impulsive, bit more opportunistic, if there was planning, it's amateurish."

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Reading the Reformist Manifesto [Published American Spectator - 1 hour ago]
The Meaning of Goldwater [Published American Spectator - 1 hour ago]
The Growing Halloween Depravity of Grownups [Published American Spectator - 1 hour ago]
Attractions of Islamism — Explored in Three Sto... [Published American Spectator - 1 hour ago]
Make Offers to Public Employee Unions They Can'... [Published American Spectator - 1 hour ago]
Tom Menino, R.I.P. [Published American Spectator - 14 hours ago]
My Scott Walker Article Discussed on Wisconsin ... [Published American Spectator - 16 hours ago]
Poll of the Day: Cory Gardner Up 7 on Mark Udall [Published American Spectator - 16 hours ago]
Cosmo's Male Models Will Escort You to the Polls [Published American Spectator - 18 hours ago]
Calling All Married Women — VOTE ON TUESDAY! [Published American Spectator - Oct 30 2014]
As the World Burns, Democrats Target the First ... [Published American Spectator - Oct 30 2014]
About Those Cheating Tarheels [Published American Spectator - Oct 30 2014]
‘Life Imprisonment Is a Hidden Death Penalty’ [Published American Spectator - Oct 30 2014]
Progressives in the Dock [Published American Spectator - Oct 30 2014]
Walker Surges to Seven Point Lead Over Burke in WI [Published American Spectator - Oct 29 2014]
Kim Jong Un Executed 10 People for Watching Soa... [Published American Spectator - Oct 29 2014]
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Cosmo Empowers Women to Vote With Shirtless Mal... [Published American Spectator - Oct 29 2014]
Two Massachusetts High School Students Face Pos... [Published American Spectator - Oct 29 2014]
Post-Season [Published American Spectator - Oct 29 2014]
Another Way the IRS Can Seize Your Money [Published American Spectator - Oct 29 2014]
Envy in a Time of Inequality [Published American Spectator - Oct 29 2014]
California Faces Death by Pension [Published American Spectator - Oct 29 2014]
The Politics of Ebola [Published American Spectator - Oct 29 2014]
Optimism and Desperation in the Midterms [Published American Spectator - Oct 29 2014]
The Status Is Still Quo [Published American Spectator - Oct 29 2014]
Thoughts on Australia's Ebola Travel Ban [Published American Spectator - Oct 29 2014]
Obama Officials Call Netanyahu Coward & Chicken... [Published American Spectator - Oct 29 2014]
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