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Washington Post says Joe Carr can’t win

The Fix’s top 10 primaries of 2014 By Aaron Blake and Sean Sullivank, Washing Post, July 12….9. Tennessee Republican Senate primary (Aug. 7): Sen. Lamar Alexander is in strong position to defeat his main primary challenger, st...
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Student Data Tied To Common Core Off-Limits To Parents

States that were awarded grants from President Obama’s Race to the Top (RttT) stimulus bill program agreed to implement the Common Core standards and to comply with the “Four Assurances,” one of which was the requirement of “Building data systems that measure student growth and succe...

World Cup preview – The Final

(Paul Mirengoff) Germany and Argentina will play tomorrow in the World Cup final. Germany is the betting favorite. Nate Silver’s team estimates that the Germans have a 63 percent chance of winning. That sounds about right to me. Ever since it settled on its current lineup, Germany has been the best team on displ...

Any Illegal Alien Does Not Have American Rights And Should Be Electronically Monitored 24/7 Regardless Of Age.

McCain wants ankle bracelets for those awaiting deportation hearings Published July 12, 2014 FoxNews.com 600 ...

Christians Supporting Israel Are Different From Their Ancestors. They Are Called By Genesis 12:1-3. This Is A Strong Indication That The Messiah Is Coming!

A Gift from God: Christian Support for Israel (Part 1) By David Nekrutman July 6, 2014 , 1:43 pm 234 ...

In Malaysia, Sharia Advances

(John Hinderaker) Malaysia is one of those countries that have been cited, along with Indonesia and Turkey, as evidence that a predominantly Muslim country can have a secular government and can, in general, be modern. A prominent commentator wrote some years ago that the Arab world may be hopeless, but the Islamic world isn’t. That didn’t sound overly optimistic at the time, but with hindsight, it may have been. We all know what has been happening in Turkey. In Mal...

Israel Is Fighting The Battle On Two Fronts. It Must Win Both!

Fighting Enemies from Within and Without By Caroline Glick July 10, 2014 , 12:58 pm 55 ...

A Waking Dream, Ctd

A reader isn’t convinced that psilocybin’s effects are analogous to those of “long-term intensive meditation and prayer”: For what it’s worth, there is one big difference between experiences on mushrooms and “unusual” experiences as a result of intensive meditation. And the difference is an underlying sense of confusion that exists in drug-alter...

Dem Candidate Shoots Elephant Pinata in Ad: ‘See What Happens To Elephants Who Do Nothing’

Congressional candidate Estakio Beltran (D-Wash-4th Dist.) has come under fire for an ad in which he shoots a “stuffed elephant” after saying, “[See] what happens to an elephant who stands around doing nothing for too long.” While the camera is focused on the elephant, Beltran takes a pump sho...

Feminist Porn vs Regular Porn

For Aurora Snow, who used to act in adult films, the distinction is one of pleasure: On a mainstream porn set you might hear a director shout out, “Count to five and then orgasm!” That’s happened to me before. It’s a live performance and it’s the actor’s job to deliver. That’s not to say that all mainstream orgasms are fake, but ...

Obama in Austin Promises to Use His Pen and Phone More

President Barack Obama, our narccisist-in-chief, “let er rip” in a speech on the economy in Austin, TX on Thursday.  Granted he couldn’t be bothered to actually travel to the border in the midst of a humanitarian crisis, but he did have plenty of time to talk about himself… ...

Luis Gutierrez to Obama: Go to Border, ‘Own’ Immigration Issue

Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) said President Barack Obama should go to the U.S.-Mexico border and “own” the immigration issue. On this weekend’s Political Capital with Al Hunt on Bloomberg TV, Gutierrez said the “world is looking” at Obama, and he “should go to the border” and “own” the crisis. He...

Burglar Apologizes, Jumps Out Window After Naked and Armed Homeowner Confronts Him

On July 9 a burglar targeting a Georgetown, Texas, home apologized and jumped out a window after being confronted by the naked and armed homeowner. According to Austin American-Statesman writer Esther Robards-Forbes, the unnamed homeowner awoke in the nigh...

Luis Gutierrez: Obama Requested ‘Menu’ of Executive Actions on Immigration

Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) said that President Barack Obama told him in March to bring him a “menu” of potential executive actions to grant more amnesty and ease deportations if Congress did not pass a comprehensive amnesty bill. Gutierrez said he and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus plan to do so when they hopefully meet with Obama around July 24th.&n...

Mythbusting Sex

A sexplainer from Aaron Carroll: ...

The Hinderaker-Ward Experience, Episode 73: Love Is the Law

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Free Love Ain’t Free

Jesse Singal takes note of new research suggesting that people who believe that most women are economically self-sufficient are more accepting of female promiscuity: In the paper, which consisted of two studies and was published in Archives of Sexual Behavior, research...

Frogge ‘betrayed’ by Register speech on charter schools. Pinkston also unhappy.

Amy Frogge by Joey Garrison, The Tennessean, July 11, 2014- In a speech that surprised everyone watching Thursday night, Metro Director of...

Update: Register calls for trurce with Charters at special Council meeting.

Jesse Register: ‘Enough is enough’ in charter debate by Joey Garrison, The Tennessean, July 11- Calling for unity in Nashville’s public education sphere at a time when it has never been more polarized, Metro Director of Schools Jesse Regis...

Go Ahead, Get Uber-Drunk, You Have A Lyft Home

dui_san_fran Emily Badger examines the correlation between the arrival of ride-share services and a noticeable drop ...