‘Calm down, America’: Joan Walsh assures us we’re no less safe than before 9/11

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http://twitter.com/#!/jgagnone/status/509745275460935681 A lot of us are understandably concerned about the threats posed by ISIS and other terrorist fanatics. But Joan Walsh thinks we’re just victims of “hype and fear”: http://twitter.com/#!/joanwalsh/status/509744459928453120 Here’s more of her trademark of common sense: Both the CNN and NBC polls indicate that the single biggest factor behind the surge of fear […]

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Joe Biden’s pledge to follow ISIS ‘to the gates of hell’ dosed with reality

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http://twitter.com/#!/MelissaTweets/status/507225569629458433 Joe Biden did some tough talking this morning: http://twitter.com/#!/Carter_Cattle/status/507222236303212544 President Obama has said his administration doesn’t have a strategy in place to deal with the ISIS threat, but Joe Biden knows exactly what he’d like to see happen: http://twitter.com/#!/douglasernst/status/507234712864423936 In other words, Biden was like this, shotgun and all: http://twitter.com/#!/charliespiering/status/507203478595194880 However, Iowahawk and others […]

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‘Irony is dead’: Matt Yglesias has a bit of a self-awareness problem

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http://twitter.com/#!/Slublog/status/522763922345295872 Welp, JuiceVox-ers gonna JuiceVox! Everything is political. Even Ebola. Even shark attacks. Because people are dumb. http://t.co/7hgSyPOpDz — Matt Yglesias (@mattyglesias) October 16, 2014 Bless. His. Heart. It's adorable when @mattyglesias calls other people dumb. pic.twitter.com/2h1iisM5IP — Sean Davis (@seanmdav) October 16, 2014 I'm sure that you completely missed the irony of this tweet […]

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The absurdity never ends: Lincoln’s birthday, now with more President Ego [pic]

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http://twitter.com/#!/KellyBelly14/status/433742755248873472 On Wednesday, it appeared that the White House social media team just wasn’t that into Abraham Lincoln’s birthday. After all: http://twitter.com/#!/redsteeze/status/433714045825187840 And anyway, it was retired basketball player Bill Russell’s birthday and the White House has priorities and stuff. http://twitter.com/#!/exjon/status/433706428683923456 http://twitter.com/#!/sparty_marty/status/433658731620868097 Eventually the White House Twitter team figured out how to honor Lincoln in […]

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Obama asks UN speakers not named ‘Obama’ to avoid exceeding allotted time

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http://twitter.com/#!/EFettmann/status/514791108988395520 President Obama is participating in meetings at the United Nations today, and is working to keep things on schedule while he chairs a Security Council meeting: Pres Obama urges leaders at UN Security Council meeting to keep their remarks brief. — Mark Knoller (@markknoller) September 24, 2014 After 14 min Argentina speech Pres Obama […]

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Reports: Scandal-plagued Montana Sen. John Walsh dropping out of race

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http://twitter.com/#!/jimgeraghty/status/497471473989455874 Montana Democrat Sen. John Walsh is dropping out of the race in the wake of plagiarism allegations: http://twitter.com/#!/DanaBashCNN/status/497473588564611072 Walsh will reportedly keep the Senate seat until his term is up at the end of the year. What might be next for the Democrats? http://twitter.com/#!/JillStanek/status/497482545366581248 Editor’s note: This post has been updated to include an […]

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Ted Cruz diagnoses ‘sad state of affairs’ about Obama’s Texas trip

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http://twitter.com/#!/joshhurst24/status/486863003862589441 President Obama heads to Texas today for fundraisers (naturally) and a meeting in Dallas to discuss “growing immigration issues at the border.” According to the White House, Obama’s stop in Texas will not include a visit to the border to see the crisis firsthand. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz isn’t happy about it: http://twitter.com/#!/SenTedCruz/status/486860497011343360 Priorities. […]

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Jan Brewer: Obama admin ‘has encouraged this massive influx’ of illegals

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http://twitter.com/#!/GovBrewer/status/477229591304474624 “Our country is in the midst of a crisis manufactured by President Obama and his administration’s refusal to enforce our nation’s immigration laws,” wrote Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer to John Boehner and Harry Reid today. “It has become clear that the administration has encouraged this massive influx and intends to continue ignoring the states’ […]

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Time for another game of ‘let’s contrast David Cameron, Barack Obama’

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http://twitter.com/#!/Mamadoxie/status/506454175480565761 This was shown yet again recently when we compared David Cameron’s response to the barbaric beheading of James Foley with Obama’s. But it’s time for another round of compare and contrast. Heightened terrorist threats? Whatever. Let’s hit the links! And then maybe blather about the minimum wage or something. The contrast is made clear […]

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Byron York points out Hillary’s hypocrisy over testifying about Benghazi

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http://twitter.com/#!/CoachRobertWard/status/475638682331119617 Hillary Clinton tells ABC that her decision whether or not to testify about Benghazi depends on how the committee conducts itself. http://twitter.com/#!/rickklein/status/475639971182043137 http://twitter.com/#!/mkraju/status/475640042925608960 So we’re now at a point where a person only has to testify if he or she feels that the committee has conducted itself appropriately? Lovely. http://twitter.com/#!/Mamadoxie/status/475636066095886339 Meanwhile, Byron York points out the hypocrisy she reveals about testifying through […]

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