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DAVID HUNTWORK — The Muslim world has been without a Caliph and Commander of the Faithful for ninety years, and now the new fundamentalist Islamic entity in Iraq and Syria known as the Islamic State has put forth a pretender to claim the title... (more)


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NATIONAL REVIEW ONLINE — President Obama may not have a strategy for defeating the Islamic State, but the Islamic State has a strategy for the U.S. In fact, that strategy is set out, in part, in an al-Qaeda manual recently translated for the benefit of the U.S. military.... (more)


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NEWSMAX — Sen. Ted Cruz rallied the conservative faithful at the Defending the American Dream Summit in Dallas on Saturday, saying that the U.S. should bomb the Islamic State (ISIS) "back to the Stone Age" for beheading American journalist James Foley.... (more)


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INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TIMES — Part of Utah's ban on polygamy was struck down Wednesday after a federal judge ruled that the law violated both the First and Fourteenth amendments.... (more)


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NEW YORK TIMES — Five years after it exploded into a political conflagration over "death panels," the issue of paying doctors to talk to patients about end-of-life care is making a comeback, and such sessions may be covered for the 50 million Americans on Medicare as early as next year.... (more)


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MAIL ONLINE — The speech by former US Vice-President Al Gore was apocalyptic. 'The North Polar ice cap is falling off a cliff,' he said. 'It could be completely gone in summer in as little as seven years. Seven years from now.' Those comments came in 2007 as Mr Gore accepted the Nobel Peace Prize for his campaigning on climate change.... (more)


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NEWSMAX — Islamic State and al-Qaida terrorist cells are operating in a Mexican border town and are plotting to attack the United States with car bombs and improvised explosive devices, according to Judicial Watch, citing intelligence sources.... (more)


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AL ARABIYA — Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz warned on Friday that the threat of terrorism will reach Europe and America if the world does not unite to confront it, Al Arabiya News Channel reported.... (more)


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WASHINGTON TIMES — President Obama told Democratic supporters Friday night that the news media is partly to blame for making Americans worry about emergencies overseas such as advances by Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria.... (more)


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ANDREW C. MCCARTHY — Is it better to have no strategy or a delusional strategy? The question arises, of course, after President Obama's startling confession on Thursday that he has not yet developed a strategy for confronting the Islamic State, the al-Qaeda-rooted terrorist organization still often called by its former name, ISIS -- an acronym for the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham. Al-Sham refers to Greater Syria.... (more)


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CBSDC — A new report claims that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria is targeting Pope Francis -- a report that the Vatican says is simply not true.... (more)


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AZ CEMTRAL — O.J. Simpson is set to convert to Islam. The former American footballer and movie star has been imprisoned in Nevada since 2008 on charges of kidnapping and armed robbery in relation to an armed robbery that took place at the Palace Station hotel-and-casino in Las Vegas in which sports... (more)


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WASHINGTON EXAMINER — Sen. Ted Cruz is expanding his political operation, a move sure to stoke speculation that the Texas Republican plans to run for president in 2016. In recent weeks, the Cruz team signed contracts with three Republican consultants with national experience and ties to some of the early presidential primary states... (more)


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REVIEW JOURNAL — Southern Utah University President Scott Wyatt acknowledged he was under pressure from a group of conservatives to remove U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's name from a center on campus, but he said politics had nothing to do with his decision to do so.... (more)


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MSNBC — You may not have heard, but we're apparently in the middle of "National Impeach Obama Week." No, seriously. The Washington Post reported the other day that a "persistent group of activists" created the "Coalition to Impeach Obama Now!"... (more)


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WORLDNETDAILY — It's an explosive charge, one that practically accuses the president of treason. A former CIA agent bluntly told WND, America has switched sides in the war on terror under President Obama. Clare Lopez was willing to say what a few members of Congress have confided to WND in private, but declined to say on-the-record.... (more)


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NEWSMAX — American intervention into the Middle East's politics has helped give rise to the Islamic State and other extremists, and the United States is finding itself in the position of helping its enemies in the war-torn region, Sen. Rand Paul writes in an opinion piece for The Wall Street Journal.... (more)


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BOB UNRUH — Attorney Larry Klayman, fresh off a preliminary court ruling that the National Security Agency's spying on Americans likely is unconstitutional, now has named President Obama and others in a racketeering complaint.... (more)


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ANDREW C. MCCARTHY — Government coercion of the financial sector to make irresponsible loans was the primary driver of the 2007-08 financial meltdown. Yet, as we've previously observed here, "Washington has searched every place but within for a scapegoat" -- with the Obama Justice Department pursuing politically motivated investigations, prosecutions, and civil lawsuits against banks and credit rating agencies in order to concoct a history that blames predatory lending rather than statist policy.... (more)


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WASHINGTON TIMES — The sheriff's department in Chelan County, east of Seattle, figured it could use an armored vehicle to transport its SWAT team's response to thorny situations, thereby erasing the fear of taking fire as they sped into active shooter or barricade incidents.... (more)


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CBS DFW — Two Texans, one White House. Is the 2016 Republican campaign trail big enough? After plummeting from prime contender to political punchline three years ago, Gov. Rick Perry has spent months gearing up for a second run. And he's turned his recent indictment on felony abuse-of-power charges into a campaign rallying cry.... (more)


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MICHELLE MALKIN — Did you miss Tinseltown's latest political-correctness powwow? Preening celebrities showed their solidarity with Ferguson, Mo., at the MTV Video Music Awards show this week. Rapper Common led the convocation, preachifying about the positive impact of hip-hop music on society as a "powerful instrument of social change" and "truth."... (more)


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BOB UNRUH — One year after police in Germany obtained court permission to use "force" and arm themselves with a battering ram to remove four homeschooled kids from their parents, an appeals court has scolded officials who conducted an early morning raid.... (more)


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JOSEPH FARAH — Perhaps the single costliest, most demonstrable crime of Barack Obama's time in office is what he did to fuel the rise of the army of the Islamic State in Syria, which now threatens to take over Syria, Iraq and other Middle East while murdering thousands and posing an extreme terrorist threat to the U.S.... (more)


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VICTOR DAVIS HANSON — President Obama doesn't know much about history. In his therapeutic 2009 Cairo speech, Obama outlined all sorts of Islamic intellectual and technological pedigrees, several of which were undeserved. He exaggerated Muslim contributions to printing and medicine, for example, and was flat-out wrong about the catalysts for the European Renaissance and Enlightenment.... (more)