February 15, 2016

The Demographic Not Wanted By The Conservative Establishment

'Compassionate conservatism' apparently only extends to certain minority groups

Via: The Daily Caller

Whistleblowers Claim ISIS Intelligence Was Manipulated for Political Purposes

"The cancer was within the senior level of the intelligence command."

Source: TheBlaze.com - Stories

Sports post of the day: An EPL insurgency

(Paul Mirengoff) The English Premier League is possibly the most popular sports league in the world. It has even caught on in the soccer-ambivalent U.S., thanks mainly to fans under the age of 30. One of the EPL's few drawbacks is that a few rich clubs dominate it. This was also true of certain major American sports leagues at one time, but we're more egalitarian now that so many clubs are rich.

Source: Power Line

George W. Bush campaigns for Jeb Bush in South Carolina

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — More than seven years after he left office, President George W. Bush returned to the campaign trail Monday to defend his legacy and try to help his struggling younger brother, Jeb Bush, the former Florida governor who wants to extend the family dynasty in the White ...

Source: www.washingtontimes.com stories: Politics

This Is The Kendrick Lamar Performance Everyone Was So Worried About

Did it?

Via: The Daily Caller

The Serious Business Of Play

sand box, play, toy train "The next big thing will start out looking like a toy." At least according to A16Z partner Chris Dixon. He used the phrase to explain why incumbents often confuse new, disruptive threats to their businesses with trivial gimmicks. But what if the next big thing doesn't just look like a toy, but actually is one? Read More

Source: TechCrunch

The Character of Modern Liberalism in One Paragraph

(Steven Hayward) The character of the modern Left, and the core of the censorious campus leftism at the moment, has seldom been better described than by this 1978 passage from Harry Jaffa in How To Think About the American Revolution. Most importantly he understands that the distinction between liberalism and radicalism had dissolved, which explains Bernie Sanders, among other things. I've added a few comments of my own along the way in

Source: Power Line

Is The Sun Setting On Elon Musk's Solar Empire?

'Is it being propped up by hefty government subsidies?'

Via: The Daily Caller

University Encourages Students to Report 'Incidents of Discomfort' to Campus Emergency Hotline

The University of Portland launched a webpage in response to reported incidents of discrimination and microaggressions on campus.

Source: TheBlaze.com - Stories

Do You See a Rabbit or Duck in This 124-Year-Old Image? Here's What Your Answer Says About You

Let us know which one you see in our poll. 

Source: TheBlaze.com - Stories

Infinite Sunset Is A Beautiful Instagram Hack For Sunsetholics

Screen Shot 2016-02-15 at 6.29.59 PM It's true, I'm addicted to sunsets. At this point, my entire Instagram account is just a collection of sunsets. But it looks like I'm not the only one. Infinite Sunset is a neat little Instagram hack that pulls sunset pictures from Instagram to put together an ever-changing, infinite sunset. Read More

Source: TechCrunch

Ryan Reveals Obama Is His Least Favorite President, But Here's His Top Pick [VIDEO]

'Well obviously, I'm no fan of Barack Obama'

Via: The Daily Caller

U.S. Approves First American Factory to Be Built in Cuba in Nearly Half a Century

"Everything's locked in."

Source: TheBlaze.com - Stories

Prolific Bible Translator Reveals Reasons He's Endorsing 'Intrepid Conservative' Donald Trump

"The hype among some candidates about how 'Jesus is Lord' and quoting Scripture to win the evangelical vote is a charade."

Source: TheBlaze.com - Stories

Extra Early-Bird Prices For Disrupt NY 2016 Are Ending Soon

Are you planning on attending Disrupt NY 2016, and want to get your hands on tickets at the cheapest possible price? Extra early-bird tickets to the show are available now through Friday, February 19, so if you want to save a few hundred bucks on tickets you're already going to buy anyway, now is the time to act. Tickets cost $1,795 per person, a full $1,200 off the final ticket price… Read More

Source: TechCrunch

New Mexico lawmakers race to resolve budget, crime issues

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico lawmakers are racing to approve a balanced budget in a year of plunging oil revenues while pushing forward with an ambitious slate of criminal justice initiatives and anti-corruption reforms.

The state's abbreviated 30-day legislative session comes to a close by law at noon ...

Source: www.washingtontimes.com stories: Politics

NFL QB Colin Kaepernick Snagged Himself A Smoking Hot Girlfriend [PHOTOS]

She is gorgeous

Via: The Daily Caller

'Christ, I Want to Leave This Planet': Fed-Up Comedian Stephen Fry Quits Twitter After Internet Mob Freaks Out Over His 'Sexist' Joke

"F****** f*** the f*** off."

Source: TheBlaze.com - Stories

'Laser Incident' Forces Pilot to Turn Around Flight From London to New York

"Probably about an hour into the flight we had a tannoy, and it said the second pilot had been shot in the eye with a laser during take-off…"

Source: TheBlaze.com - Stories

Mattel Unveils ThingMaker, A $300 3D Printer That Lets Kids Make Their Own Toys

thingmaker At New York's Toy Fair trade show over the weekend, Mattel unveiled its new, $300 3D Printer, the "ThingMaker," which will allow children to print their own toys at home. The device works in conjunction with a 3D printing app developed in collaboration with Autodesk that offers a simple interface for designing items that can then come to life via Mattel's… Read More

Source: TechCrunch

COMMENTARY: A Special Place In Hell For Hillary Voters.

HellWomen must vote for Hillary or risk damnation.

The post COMMENTARY: A Special Place In Hell For Hillary Voters. appeared first on DailySurge.

Source: DailySurge

The superdelegate angle

(Scott Johnson) The story of the Democrats' undemocratic superdelegates hasn't received much attention, but Politico's Daniel Strauss sums it up in a topic sentence: "Bernie Sanders lost by a hair in Iowa and won by a landslide in New Hampshire. Yet Hillary Clinton has amassed an enormous 350-delegate advantage over the Vermont senator after just two states." I've been stumped by Sanders's failure to make an issue of it. Like his default

Source: Power Line

Jeb Bush shadowed by brother's foreign policy controversies

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) - George W. Bush won a bruising South Carolina presidential primary on his way to the Oval Office, as his father did before him.

Now it's his brother's turn, and for Jeb Bush, the most consequential foreign policy decisions of his brother's tenure are suddenly front-and-center in ...

Source: www.washingtontimes.com stories: Politics

IRS Agent Gets Slammer For Soliciting Bribe

Punishable by up to 15 years in prison

Via: The Daily Caller

Police Find 'Telling Evidence' at Suspect's Home After He Allegedly Shoots Officer in the Face at Point-Blank Range

"As soon as the officer approached him, he just swung around and, bam!"

Source: TheBlaze.com - Stories

Check Out the Headlines on Violence in Israel Over the Weekend, Then Compare Them to What Israel Says Happened (Including Photographic Evidence)

"…no concept of 'attempted murder' For them, only 'successful' terror is real terror."

Source: TheBlaze.com - Stories

TechCrunch Meetup @ Mobile World Congress — Last Call For Sponsors

hoteles-sagrada-familia-barcelona (1) TechCrunch is holding a Mini-Meetup During Mobile World Congress, Feb. 24. PLEASE ADD YOUR EMAIL HERE to get news about the TechCrunch Meetup or to apply to pitch. There's be a chance to pitch TechCrunch writers as part of our pitch-off, featuring assembled investors. Winners will get free tickets to Disrupt New York. But we could use more sponsors to cover costs. Sponsors will get… Read More

Source: TechCrunch

Russia to Deliver S-300 Missile Systems to Iran in 'Nearest Time'

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian will start the delivery of S-300 air defense missile systems to Iran in "the nearest time", RIA news agency quoted Russia's Foreign Ministry as saying on Monday.

The post Russia to Deliver S-300 Missile Systems to Iran in 'Nearest Time' appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.

Source: Washington Free Beacon

Jeb Bush urges 'no deference' for Obama Supreme Court pick

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush said Monday that President Obama doesn't deserve "deference" on a Supreme Court pick and should be stopped from making an appointment to replace late Justice Antonin Scalia, as the GOP presidential candidate continued to clarify his stance on the issue.

"I am taking a position. ...

Source: www.washingtontimes.com stories: Politics

Mizzou's Melissa Click To Cops Clearing Parade Route: 'Get Your F***ing Hands Off Me'

The best way to succeed in any social justice movement is to make yourself a victim. And the best way to make yourself a victim is to yell at the cops and then cry when they yell back at you. The following incident happened last October, just before Mizzou's Melissa Click became world-famous for siccing […]

Via: The Daily Caller

SCOTUS Poll: What Should Obama and the Senate do Following Scalia's Death?

"Should Supreme Court Justices have term limits?"

Source: TheBlaze.com - Stories

FBI and ATF Investigating Source of 'Credible Explosive Device' Found Under Car at Albuquerque Airport Rental Return Center

A mechanic performing routine, post-rental maintenance on the vehicle noticed the suspicious device.

Source: TheBlaze.com - Stories

Hulu Comes To Windows 10

Hulu Live Tiles 1 Hulu's streaming service was already available on nearly all major platforms, including desktop, mobile, tablet, gaming consoles and other TV-connected devices. However, it was lacking support for one major computing platform: Windows 10. That changes today, as Microsoft and Hulu announce a new version of Hulu application, which includes Windows 10 specific features like Live Tiles… Read More

Source: TechCrunch

Cancer-Stricken Teen Serenades Pope Francis With Moving A Capella Version of 'Ave Maria'

"One of the most emotional moments." 

Source: TheBlaze.com - Stories

Apple Recalls Some Macbook USB-C Cables Because Of Intermittent Charging Flaw

charging-usb-macbook Apple is recalling certain Macbook USB-C charge cables because of a design flaw. The new USB-C port was only introduced by Apple to its Macbook line last year. Affected cables were sold worldwide. Read More

Source: TechCrunch