Did Brennan dodge a bullet?

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How Hamas’ Casualty Figures Became News

Central to the charge that Israel’s conduct warrants an investigation by an “independent” commission to investigate whether it committed war crimes is the premise that Israel, in defending itself against rockets launched by Hamas into its territory, caused a disproportionate number of civilian deaths. Since a commission appointed by the anti-Israel United Nations Human Rights […]

Oklahoma Special Senate: Lankford (R) 58%, Johnson (D) 29%

Republican Congressman James Lankford has a two-to-one lead over Democratic State Senator Connie Johnson in Rasmussen Reports’ first look at Oklahoma’s special election for U.S. Senate. The special election will determine who will take over the seat held by Republican Tom Coburn, who is resigning in early 2015 with two years left in his term. […]

Common Core Blockbuster: Mathematician Dr. Jim Milgram Warns Common Core Will Destroy America's Standing in Technology

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During a Friday conference call sponsored by Texas-based Women on the Wall, Stanford mathematician and former member of the Common Core Validation Committee Dr. James Milgram, told listeners that if the controversial standards are not repealed, America’s place as a competitor in the technology industry will ultimately be severely undermined. “In the future, if we […]

Why Did The NY Times Censor An Anti-ISIS Ad?

Likely because the ad includes criticism of Hamas. Via Shmuley Boteach at Breitbart: “America reinforces its values and thus its security by being transparent about even the worst abuses of those values, not by hiding the evidence deep in a file drawer.” This sentence is from a New York Times editorial of 20 August, 2014. […]

House Armed Services to get classified briefing on ISIS and Ukraine

The House Armed Services Committee will receive a closed-door briefing on the latest security developments in Iraq and Ukraine on Sept. 9, according to a House aide. The session will focus on “worldwide security threats with a focus on Ukraine and… More >

Hackers Steal Security Check Data from 25,000+ DHS Employees

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USIS, the Department of Homeland Security’s contractor for conducting security clearance background checks, has had the personal records of at least 25,000 of its employees stolen because of hackers, and the hackers may have been from a foreign country, according to the Associated Press (AP).  AP’s source was an unnamed DHS official who told AP […]

Obama, Canadian PM talk NATO

President Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper spoke on the phone Saturday about the upcoming summit for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).The conference is scheduled for next week in Wales among leaders of NATO countries.“… More >

22% Consumers Give Economy Positive Ratings

The Rasmussen Consumer Index, which measures consumer confidence on a daily basis, jumped four point on Saturday to 108.0. Consumer confidence is up one point from a week ago, three points from a month ago and up five points from three months ago. The Rasmussen Investor Index gains five points to bring it to 127.5 […]

St. Louis Mayor Courts More Immigrants to Compete with Native-Born Workers

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St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay believes that attracting more immigrants, even low-skilled and possibly illegal immigrants, is the key to an economic turnaround even though there are plenty American-born workers who are struggling to find jobs. According to National Journal, Slay has volunteered to provide temporary shelter” to 60 illegal immigrant juveniles from Central America […]