August 7, 2016

Michael Ramirez Has a New Home

(John Hinderaker) Michael Ramirez isn't just the best conservative editorial cartoonist in the world, he is the best cartoonist in the world, period. Formerly with the Los Angeles Times, Michael has been drawing for Investors Business Daily. But with IBD going to a weekly format, Michael has moved to the Heritage Foundation's Daily Signal. It's a coup for Heritage, and should be a great home for Ramirez. If you haven't already bookmarked

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Former Deputy CIA Director Falsely Claims 'Not A Single' Iraqi Refugee Became A Terrorist

Trump says he's 'a man who has made serious bad calls'

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Trump Tax Plan to Propose Deduction on Childcare: Reuters

Donald Trump's proposal would allow childcare spending to be deducted from income taxes, Reuters reports, citing a campaign aide. GOP presidential nominee Trump to outline plan in economic policy speech Monday in Detroit Earlier: Trump to Deliver One of Biggest Tax Cuts Since Reagan, Aide Says

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Caleb Thomas Schwab, son of Kansas state Rep. Scott Schwab, dies in water park accident

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — The son of a Kansas state lawmaker died Sunday on a water slide that is billed as the world's largest, according to officials and the boy's family.

Authorities did not immediately identify the boy who died at Schlitterbahn Waterpark, in Kansas City, Kansas, but Kansas state ...

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Turkish President Wants To Bring Back Death Penalty After Failed Coup

'There is now a new Turkey'

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Ray Mabus names Navy ship for Harvey Milk, bypasses military heroes

Navy Secretary Ray Mabus has riled conservatives by once again naming a warship after a liberal activist, in this case slain gay rights icon Harvey Milk.

Conservatives say there is an ample list of Navy and Marine Corps war heroes and longtime maritime leaders who would be more fitting choices ...

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Kim Kardashian Loves Taking Nude Selfies — 'Get Ready' [PHOTOS]

'[I post nude selfies] because'

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This day in baseball history: A tie atop the National League

(Paul Mirengoff) At the close of play on Sunday August 6, 1966, three teams were virtually tied for first place in the National League. Two of them, the Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Francisco Giants, were in familiar territory. Winners collectively of three of the last four NL pennants, they had battled for dominance during most of the entire decade. The third team, the Pittsburgh Pirates, had been little heard from

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Donald Trump's bluster may cost him several reliably red states

As he slides further down in the polls, GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump must dramatically alter his campaign approach or he stands no chance of winning key battleground states like Ohio this fall, and he could even lose reliably red territory such as Arizona, top Republicans warned Sunday.

Mr. Trump ...

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Robots Are Reporting On The Olympics Because There Are So Many Events

Events like 'Equestrian Dressage' and 'Badminton'

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Hillary Clinton dominates Donald Trump 99 percent to 1 percent among blacks, poll finds

This was supposed to be the post-Barack Obama presidential election when Republicans regained a modest share of the black vote, but Donald Trump has watched support among these voters fade nationwide and in battleground states where minorities could play a decisive role.

The GOP presidential nominee is missing a golden ...

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REPORT: The First Preseason Game Of The NFL Season Has Been Canceled


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How Google Analytics ruined marketing

Children w. shopping carts let loose in a supermarket during an experiment by Kroger Food Foundation to determine what the kids would buy; most filled carts w. staple goods, no doubt on instructions from mom & dad. (Photo by Francis Miller/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) Marketers in the high-tech world who use phrases such as "social media marketing," "Facebook marketing" and "content marketing" do not understand the basic difference between marketing strategies, marketing channels and marketing content. And Google Analytics is to blame. Read More

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Reports of Trump's Demise Are Premature

(John Hinderaker) The New York Times, with schadenfreude so thick you could cut it with a knife, says Donald Trump is a dead duck whose corpse is being abandoned by down-ticket Republicans: After a disastrous week of feuds and plummeting poll numbers, Republican leaders have concluded that Donald J. Trump is a threat to the party's fortunes and have begun discussing how soon their endangered candidates should explicitly distance themselves from the

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WikiLeaks founder speaks to Green Party convention in Texas

HOUSTON (AP) - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange spoke via video chat to members of the Green Party during their national convention in Houston, criticizing the federal government and corporate America.

The Houston Chronicle reports ( ) Assange spoke for about 20 minutes on Saturday.

In his speech, Assange accused Google ...

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Weekend Circuit: Sex Toys Banned, Gold Coins Seized

Courts side with government in salacious cases

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CNN Host Slams Hannity: 'Here's How NOT To Interview Donald Trump' [VIDEO]

'If there were ever a time to extend an interview to challenge a candidate, that was the time.'

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HR 2.0 is the poster child for the next wave of SaaS innovation

shutterstock_157573751 The path for SaaS domination of a market segment has historically followed one of two routes: bringing previously offline workflows online, or moving on-premise software processes online. In short, SaaS would take over segments that previously were not SaaSified. Yet, the current wave of HR SaaS innovators the past few years is proving that there can be more to the story. Read More

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COMMENTARY: Mr. Trump, Look There's A Bright Shiny Object.


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CNN Panel Blasts Clinton On Her Email Scandal And Trust Issues

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WikiLeaks' Julian Assange accuses Hillary Clinton of electoral 'extortion'

WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange has accused Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton of committing "extortion" by hyping fears over the possibility of a Republican victory in order to attract left-wing voters.

Mr. Assange, who spoke Saturday via a live feed before the Green Party Presidential Nominating Convention in Houston, released hacked ...

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The email angle on the Iranian scientist

(Scott Johnson) This morning Senator Tom Cotton was on both FOX News Sunday and Face the Nation (full interview below) this morning to discuss the payment of ransom by the Obama administration to free American hostages from Iran (video below). On Face the Nation, Senator Cotton observed regarding the Iranian scientist whose execution Iran has just announced: "I'm not going to comment on what he may or may not have done for

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Study: Electric Vehicles Don't Have A Chance Unless Oil Prices Increase 1,000 Percent

'they still have a long way to go before they are cost competitive with fossil fuels'

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New York Yankee Legend Alex Rodriguez Announces Retirement [VIDEO]

He had an amazing career

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Becerra Struggles to Defend Clinton Email Statements on Fox News

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N. Idaho exhibit shows downfall of local white supremacists

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) - Human rights activists in northern Idaho have opened an exhibit detailing the downfall of the white supremacists movement that tainted the region's image nationally for decades.

The exhibit at the Human Rights Education Institute in Coeur d'Alene includes more than a 100 items taken from ...

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The US Is About Send Weapons-Grade Uranium To A Belgian Reactor Targeted By ISIS

'If terrorists obtain sufficient highly enriched uranium, they could make an actual nuclear weapon'

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Trump touches Minnesota's untouchables

(Scott Johnson) Minnesota's large and ever increasing Somali population is the ultimate protected minority in our left-wing utopia. The Somalis are black. The Somalis are Muslim. The Somalis vote Democratic. Enough said. This past fall Governor Mark Dayton instructed "white, B-plus, Minnesota-born citizens" to suppress their qualms about immigrant resettlement in Minnesota. If they can't, they should "find another state," he advised. Good to know. The Somalis may be retrograde in their

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Kaine Dodges Completely When Asked if Clinton Lied to the Public about Emailing Classified Information

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Sen. Tom Cotton: Obama behaving like 'drug cartel' with $400 million Iran payment

The Obama administration is behaving like a "drug cartel" in its foreign policy dealings with Iran, Sen. Tom Cotton said Sunday, charging that a $400 million cash payment to Iran earlier this year sends a signal of weakness.

Speaking on "Fox News Sunday," the Arkansas Republican said the exchange — ...

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Giuliani: 'Short-Circuit' Is Hillary's 'Euphemism For Lying' [VIDEO]

'Did she short-circuit when she didn't protect the Benghazi compound?'

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How to tell if your small company needs to expand through acquisitions

jigsaw shutterstock The market for mergers and acquisitions, particularly in software, is red-hot: Big private-equity firms, flush with cash, did 170 software deals worth $27.22 billion in the first half of 2016 alone. But the software M&A frenzy also highlights how smaller tech companies can turbocharge their growth by pursuing highly strategic, add-on acquisitions. Read More

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Kasich: Trump May Find It 'Really, Really Difficult' to Win Ohio

GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump may have trouble winning Ohio as someone who is "dividing," the key battleground state's Republican Gov. John Kasich told CNN's "State of the Union" in an interview that aired Sunday. Kasich, who also sought the nomination, on voting for Trump: "There's so much water over the dam now it's become increasingly difficult, but I want, you know, unifying" Kasich said he won't vote for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton Kasich said one of his aides said the Trump

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John Kasich says Trump can't win Ohio, still won't endorse GOP nominee

Ohio Gov. John Kasich said Sunday that GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump faces an uphill climb in Ohio, a key battleground in the 2016 White House race.

Speaking on CNN's "State of the Union," Mr. Kasich — who has refused to endorse Mr. Trump and remains one of the real ...

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NSSF Statement Regarding Directorate Of Defense Trade Controls Recent Firearms "Guidance" On Registration

State Department now very involved in gun control

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Autopilot in Tesla Model X helps driver get safely to a hospital

The interior view of a Tesla Motors Inc. Model S P90D, a model with some autopilot features, is seen during an exhibition featuring several self-driving cars outside of the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, March 15, 2016. Advocates of self-driving cars say the vehicles may revolutionize U.S. transportation enough so that the government can spend less money on roads, parking garages and public transportation systems. Photographer: Drew Angerer/Bloomberg via Getty Images A Missouri man might not have made it safely to the hospital without the aid of his Tesla Model X's self-driving features (via Slate). Joshua Neally, the 37-year old Model X owner, was on the way home from his law firm after work when he was struck by a pulmonary embolism. Neally allowed the Autopilot system to take over for 20 miles of highway driving, which brought the vehicle and… Read More

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Term about over, Pennsylvania's top prosecutor goes on trial

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Pennsylvania's attorney general goes on trial Monday in a perjury and obstruction case that comes at the end of a tumultuous four years in office marked by petty feuds, a pornographic email scandal and political intrigue.

Kathleen Kane remains on the job even though she lost her ...

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Clinton Plans Economic Speech Thursday in Counter to Trump Event

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will push this week to gain further ground against Republican nominee Donald Trump on the economy, countering a speech he is set to deliver Monday with her own on Thursday, her campaign said Sunday.

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The Bough That Does Not Graft

What is it about a writer's final posthumous work that so haunts us? Perhaps because it offers one last glimpse of mastery, or helps unify the writer's oeuvre, or offers the gift of a parting embrace, we grant such writings special significance. But are we obliged to read such works differently than those that kindled our desire and affection when the writer was living? When the dead speak, should we judge what they say, or simply be grateful that they have spoken?

When Seamus Heaney died in 2013, he left behind a Nobel Prize-winning body of lyric poems, essays, and translations. Readers mourned the loss of his consonant-crusted music, his unflinching self-scrutiny, his evocative landscapes, and his deft handling of the religious and political conflict in Northern Ireland.

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Pizzi seeks 3rd term as Miami Lakes mayor after legal fights

MIAMI LAKES, Fla. (AP) - Michael Pizzi is running for a third term as Miami Lakes mayor after beating federal corruption charges and winning a lengthy court fight with his own city.

Pizzi filed papers Friday to run in the Nov. 8 election. The Miami Herald reports ( ) that ...

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Syrian rebels reportedly break through in Aleppo

(Paul Mirengoff) Syrian rebels say they have broken a weeks-long siege in Aleppo in northern Syria. Such a breakthrough would represent both a symbolic and a strategic victory against the Assad regime, Hezbollah, and their backers — Iran and Russia. The Assad regime denies that there has been a breakthrough. However, video and photos uploaded by rebels and opposition activists suggest that the rebels have at least temporarily broken through the siege.

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Brexit one month on: currency lows and talent fear

City of London How are UK startups coping with the unraveling of the old world order? In the immediate aftermath of the Brexit vote, TechCrunch spoke to several founders who expressed shock, disappointment and concern for the future. A month on, what — if anything — has changed for them and their businesses? Read More

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Clinton Leads Trump 50%-42%, ABC News/Washington Post Poll Shows

Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump by 8 ppts, compared with 47%-43% in mid-July, according to a ABC News/Washington Post poll. 73% disapproved of Trump's handling of dispute with the Khans, parents of a Muslim-American captain who was killed in Iraq: poll In a four-way race, Clinton has 45%, Trump 37%, Libertarian's Gary Johnson 8%, Green Party's Jill Stein 4% Poll conducted Aug. 1-4 by telephone among 1,002 adults with sampling error of 3.5 ppts

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Thais vote on new constitution that could dilute democracy

BANGKOK (AP) - Thais voted Sunday in a referendum on a new constitution that critics say is tailor-made for the military government to stay in control for several years and entrench a new, quasi-democratic system that gives vast powers to appointed officials.

The junta, which came to power in a ...

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Investigator Reveals How Left-Wing Donors, Tactics Fundamentally Changed Dem Party [VIDEO]

'Quite an operation'

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