Sunday, January 31, 2016

Does ISIS Have Nukes?

By Baron Bodissey

The following video and text don’t supply an answer to that question.

The author of the text (which is in German) is purportedly a former member of the Islamic State who wants to warn the West that ISIS possesses four nuclear devices, and plans to use them against the United States, Russia, France, and Germany. What he says may well be a hoax, or more specifically, deliberately planted disinformation to achieve particular political ends. I can think of several Great Powers who would find it useful to disseminate the fiction that ISIS is ready to use nuclear weapons.

However, it could also be true. If it is, you may be sure that the intelligence services of Russia and the major Western powers are well aware of it. As the ISIS defector points out, the West has moles inside the highest levels of the Caliphate.

The Most Important Sound-Bite of the Day...

...from the talking heads at FNC:

And doesn't that really say it all? The establishment wants Amnesty for illegals. Donald Trump supports "touchback Amnesty" for all 20+ million illegal aliens in the U.S. today (as he and his son have stated here, here and here). Vote accordingly.

Hat tip: BadBlue Real-Time News.

Larwyn’s Linx: The Left’s Manufactured Muslim Crisis

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The Left's Manufactured Muslim Crisis: Daniel Greenfield
A Political Realignment 10 Years in the Making: Salena Zito
Obama Will Speak at a Mosque Where an Imam Condoned Suicide Bombings: Brian Carey

Largest Tea Party Group Endorses Cruz: CR
Ted Cruz Goes Beast Mode At Iowa Presser, Blasting Trump and Rubio: AmPower
The Question That Will Determine the Iowa Caucuses: Steve Deace

Did Josh Earnest open up a can of trouble with Hillary email comments?: Thomas Lifson
Bill Clinton’s voice frail, hand quivers during attacks on Sanders: Olak Ekberg
Sanders to receive Secret Service protection: Bradford Richardson

Marcomentum: Erick Erickson
Trump’s Lead Begins to Slip: MB
Cruz Fighting For His Life in Iowa: Michael Warren


Chart Of The Day: $17 Trillion In Student Debt By 2030: Tyler Durden
China: The Golden Chains Weaken: StrategyPage

Scandal Central

‘This was all planned’: Former IG says Hillary, State Dept. are lying: Paul Sperry
Hillary Clinton’s email defense just hit a major bump in the road: Chris Cillizza
Four Sid Blumenthal Emails In Latest Clinton Release Are COMPLETELY Classified: Chuck Ross


The Media Fix: The Z Man
The Trump-Fox feud as seen by the left: Paul Mirengoff
Donald Trump doubles down on eminent domain after Cruz ad: Scoop

Socialism ruins Venezuela – WaPo blames “bad luck”: Darleen Click
Liberals Visit Refugee Camp to Film Truth about Refugees, and That’s Just What They Get: Lindsey Bruce
Sarah Palin's PAC burning through cash: Dave Levinthal

The New York Times Is Dumber Than I Thought: Jeffrey Carter
The power of newspaper endorsements: Don Surber
Michael Reagan: My Father Would Be 'Absolutely Appalled' By Trump as GOP Nominee: Max


Mysterious sniper is killing IS-leaders in Libya: SPEISA
Germany's "Rapefugee" Crisis: Stephen Brown
200 Masked Men In Stockholm Station Target And Beat Migrants After Migrant Youth Gangs Wreak Havoc: WZ

Davos Diatribe: Taki Theodoracopulos
The Lure of Fantasy Islam: Dr. Stephen M. Kirby
Hamas Continues Terror-Tunneling into Israel: Matzav

Sci-Tech (courtesy BadBlue Tech News)

'Exoatmospheric kill vehicle' designed to smash nuclear missiles heading for US tested over California: DailyMail
MIT Wins Hyperloop Competition, and Elon Musk Makes a Cameo: Andrew J. Hawkins
13 Useful Productivity Apps for 2016: Sig Ueland


Welcome To New York, The New Turd World: MOTUS
An Update On My Physical Condition: DTG
Proof Hillary would be Obama’s Third Term: LI

Image: Welcome To New York, The New Turd World
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QOTD: "The greatest obstacle to defeating Islamic terrorism is still the left.

The left helped create Islamic terrorism; its immigration policies import terrorism while its civil rights arm obstructs efforts to prevent it and its anti-war rallies attack any effort to fight it. In America, in Europe and in Israel, and around the world, to get at Islamic terrorists, you have to go through the left.

When a Muslim terrorist comes to America, it’s the left that agitates to admit him. Before he kills, it’s the left that fights to protect him from the FBI. Afterward, leftists offer to be his lawyers. The left creates the crisis and then it fights against any effort to deal with it except through surrender and appeasement." --Daniei Greenfield

Saturday, January 30, 2016


Hey, remember all of that cool media outcry over Valerie Plame?

On the heels of yesterday’s bombshell that Hillary Clinton’s secret email server contained nearly two-dozen emails with ‘TOP SECRET’ information, the State Department released its most heavily classified batch of emails to date. A few key points about last night’s dump:

• Of the roughly 900 emails released, 243 were classified, bringing the total number of emails containing classified information to 1,583.

• Of the 243 classified emails, 11 were classified as SECERT, more than double the number from all of the previous releases combined.

• Of the 243 classified emails, 9 were classified for containing information related to “intelligence activities (including covert action), intelligence sources or methods, or cryptology.”

• Of the 243 classified emails, 128 were classified for containing “foreign government information,” which is considered “ born classified” and the “most important category of national security information” State Department officials encounter.

With a classification rate of nearly 27 percent, this was the most highly classified batch of emails yet, despite the fact the State Department only produced 10 percent of the emails it was required to under court order. And given the State Department’s claim that many of the emails they withheld were still being reviewed by other agencies as well as the steep increase in the number of emails classified as ‘SECRET,’ it appears Hillary Clinton’s email woes are only going to get worse. Indeed, many redactions in last night’s production had to do with information from several intelligence agencies including the CIA. No wonder Clinton’s friends in the State Department are trying to delay further releases until she’s cleared the early nominating contests.

Here are some of the most eye-popping emails from last night’s release below, which include classified conversations about embassy security in Egypt and a memo classified as ‘SECRET’ from John Kerry:


I wonder what Mr. Trump will call Iowans if he loses the Caucuses on Monday?
Trump’s Lead Shrinks As Attacks On Cruz Appear To Backfire — Poll

"Cruz alone has proven that he has the courage and the competence to lead an American restoration."

By Caroline Glick

Under President Barack Obama, the United States has been fundamentally transformed. From the land of the free and the home of the brave, seven years into the Obama presidency, America acts like the land of the overregulated and the home of the risk averse.

In the Middle East, the new America is treacherous, and pathetic. It is despised by its allies and scorned by its enemies.

Consider the state of America’s relations with Saudi Arabia.

BUT DEMOCRATS CAN'T FIND ANYTHING TO CUT: Billions in Taxpayer Money Blown on Fraudulent "Research"

By Ethan Barton

National Science Foundation officials award $7 billion in grants annually based on funding proposals the agency’s watchdog estimates have hundreds of examples of plagiarism and “falsified or fabricated data.”

Larwyn’s Linx: Grow Up!

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Grow Up!: Thomas Sowell
In Praise of Trump: George Mano
Why I’m Endorsing Ted Cruz For President: John Hawkins

2011: Pentagon Ripped Hillary's "March to War" Against Libya: Jerome R. Corsi
Another Scummy Fundraiser for Hillary: Althouse
No-Trump Debate Ratings Better Than Last With-Trump One: John McCormack

Donald Trump Is Shocking, Vulgar and Right: Tucker Carlson
You Wreckers: The Z Man
In the Iowa Caucuses, Look for Results That Surprise You: Charlie Cook

Welcome to the West! A FAQ For Immigrants: Brian Sack
Sen. Ted Cruz's Immigration-Reduction Report Card: NUSA
Twisted Logic: Feral Irishman

Here’s Why Sleazy Iowa Gov. Branstad Opposes Ted Cruz: Brian Sikma
How Convenient: More Granny Clinton Emails to be Hidden Until After NH Primary: JWF
It’s Official: Put a Fork in Kasich’s Candidacy: Stuart Rothenberg

Scandal Central

White House: Hillary will get away with email scandal, based on what they know: Carmine Sabia
Another Friday night Hillary Email Dump – minus the 22 Top Secret ones: LI
Issa: FBI wants to indict Hillary Clinton, Huma Abedin: Joe Newby

Report: DOJ, FBI “SUPER PISSED OFF” at Obama White House Over Clinton Investigation: GWP
Authorities arrest more than 50 members of MS-13 gang in Boston area: Fox
Airplane mechanic reportedly suspected of planting bomb that brought down Russian plane: Fox

Climate & Energy

300 scientists send letter to Congress accusing NOAA of cooking the books on climate change: Rick Moran


Ted Cruz is a Losing, Damn Awful, Vicious, Unlikable, Calculated Person. Because DC Says So.: Erick Erickson
AACONS Interviews Michelle Malkin and Kevin D. Williamson: LI
NBC’s Holt ‘Winced’ at HRC Called ‘Dishonest,’ Worries If She Gets Her ‘Feelings Hurt?’: Brent Baker


Iran Now Flying Drones Directly Over U.S. Navy Vessels As Obama Golfs: Caleb Howe
GITMO: Now a Muslim Resort: Sara Noble
Israel Working With West Africa to Deter The Spread of Islamic State: Ryan Healy

A World Where Muslim Pedophiles Roam Freely: Zumwalt
The Great European Unraveling: Stuart Schneiderman
European far-right, nationalist parties meet in Milan - restore national sovereignty : Colleen Barry

Sci-Tech (courtesy BadBlue Tech News)

Why does Sweden have more boys than girls?: BBC
Zika: Texas confirms a second case has been found in state: DailyMail
Facebook bows to Obama, banning private gun sales: Douglas Ernst


Tyranny, Defiance, and the Death of LaVoy Finicum: Pro Libertate
Mourning: Christian Mercenary
Even Famous Blondes Can’t Lie to the FBI: MOTUS

Image: Hillary Clinton in damage control over latest email revelation
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Bonus QOTD: "[Trump] is another Huey Long. You are either for him or against him. No middle ground. And he will mercilessly attack his enemies, and those he perceives as enemies. Trump is tapping into the anger felt by the middle class, poor and working man – just as Huey Long did in the 1920′s and 1930′s. Washington Insiders, the elite and wealthy, and those who stood in Huey’s way eerily parallels what Trump is doing today. “Every Man A King” is a great fantasy, until totalitarian reality hits you like a brick (or a jackboot). Beware the populist." --'wdmann'

Friday, January 29, 2016

RUH ROH: Hillary Emails "Too Damaging" To National Security To Release

By Sean Hannity

Bad news for Hillary Clinton as new revelations further undercut the former Secretary of State's claims that she never received or sent classified emails stored on her home-brew email server.

Fox News's Catherine Herridge is reporting that intelligence officials will not be releasing some of Hillary Clinton's emails because doing so would be "too damaging" to national security.

THUNDER OVER IOWA: More Than 500 Faith And Cultural Conservative Leaders Endorse... Ted Cruz

By Conservative HQ

Led by such well known faith and cultural conservative leaders as Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council, Bob VanderPlaats of the Family Leader, Pastor Joseph Brown, Vicki Crawford, Dr. James Dobson, Rabbi Yaakov Rosenblatt, Gary Bauer, Reverend CL Bryant, Brian Brown of The National Organization For Marriage, CHQ’s Richard A. Viguerie and Bishop E.W. Jackson, over 500 faith and cultural conservative leaders have endorsed Senator Ted Cruz for President in advance of the Iowa Caucuses. 

In endorsing Ted Cruz for President Tony Perkins spoke for many faith leaders and cultural conservatives when he said, "I trust Ted to fight to pull America out of the political and cultural tailspin that President Obama’s policies have put us in. This is no normal election; this election is about the very survival of our Constitution and our republic.” 

Perkins added a key consideration in the minds of many faith-first voters; Ted Cruz’s record of keeping his promises

Larwyn’s Linx: How the FBI Could Force DOJ to Prosecute Hillary Clinton

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How the FBI Could Force DOJ to Prosecute Hillary Clinton: Jim Geraghty
The Issue of Trump: Bill Whittle
IRS’s new ethics chief once ordered that records be illegally destroyed: Unyielding

Vote Cruz in Iowa as if the Republic Depends on It: David Limbaugh
What If Trump Doesn’t Win?: Scott Rasmussen
…and attack Ted Cruz comes with a huge long term price: DTG

Ted Cruz kills it when asked about not being endorsed by the establishment: Scoop
Donald Trump: The lobbyists' dream come true: Timothy P. Carney
Is Trump Killing the Iowa Caucuses?: Ron Fournier

Candidate Trump Exposing a Sordid and Corrupt Political Media Scheme: Treehouse
Huckabee and Santorum End Their Campaigns and Kneel Before Zod: Erick Erickson
'They are burning money': Donors unhappy with Jeb Bush's lavish spending: Insider


48.9% of Union Members Worked for Government in 2015: CNS
Trump -- debt creator and bailout-backer: Exam
Details and Analysis of Senator Bernie Sanders’s Tax Plan: Tax Foundation

Scandal Central

Trump’s "Pro-Vet" Website Gives Heavily to the Clintons: Chuck Ross
The Death Of Robert ‘LaVoy’ Finicum: Herschel Smith
An Open Letter to Attorney General Loretta Lynch and Governor Kate Brown: Stop Shouting

Why Hillary’s EmailGate Matters: John R. Schindler
Hillary Clinton's worst nightmare: Hint -- it's not Bernie Sanders: Judge Andrew P. Napolitano
FBI's Hillary Clinton email investigation not letting up: Julian Hattem


MoveOn video slamming 'Bernie's skeptics' reaches 3.3M in ONE DAY: Paul Bedard
Everyone Laughed At The Debate When Ted Cruz Said This...: John Hawkins
Trump “I will be tough …” [Darleen Click]: ProWis

Former Mizzou president pens scathing tell-all letter: Chris Nuelle
Dems tell C-SPAN they're voting for Trump: Curt Mills
Surprise: Muslim YouTube Questioner at GOP Debate a Sanders Supporter: ProgsToday


Iran Shows the U.S. Who’s in Charge: Robert Spencer
If You Complain About Refugees, Dutch Cops Will Come to Your House: Daniel Greenfield
COEXIST: Cologne carnival hands out leaflets telling migrants not to rape women: DailyMail

Where's the Coverage? Israeli Women Being Murdered by Terrorists: CAMERA
Sweden to Deport 80,000 Refugees: Alexa Lardieri
Iran Claims to Have Chased Off US Missile Cruiser: Daniel Greenfield

Sci-Tech (courtesy BadBlue Tech News)

Report: 7-Year-Old Children Mining Cobalt for Apple, Microsoft, and Samsung Products: Kit O'Connell
How to Discover a Galaxy with a Telephoto Lens: Patchen Barss
Are we thinking about artificial intelligence all wrong?: Troy K. Schneider


Submission Thy Name is Islam: MOTUS
Mansion prices hit new highs in super-rich enclaves: Robert Frank
Levin: Here's why Trump is skipping tonight’s debate: Scop

Image: Are we thinking about artificial intelligence all wrong?
Today's Larwyn's Linx sponsored by: #ConstitutionMan: Ted Cruz for President

QOTD: "As Secretary of State, Ms. Clinton had access to a wide array of government-supplied communications systems, ranging from lightly encrypted to deeply so, at varying levels of classification, all intended to protect our nation’s secrets. She chose not to use them, and it’s not Hillary Clinton who’s paying the price for that.

All this angers Americans with experience in our military and intelligence services who understand what Ms. Clinton and her staff did—and that they would be held to far harsher standards for attempting anything similar. They know that brave Americans have given their lives protecting Top Secret Codeword information. They know that in every American embassy around the world, our diplomatic outposts that worked for Hillary Clinton, Marine guards have standing orders to fight to the death to protect the classified information that’s inside those embassies. That Hillary Clinton gave similar information away, by choice, is something she needs to explain if she expects to be our next Commander-in-Chief." --John R. Schindler

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Ted Cruz needs an issue if he wants to win – and this is it

By Craig Shirley

Senator Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) would be wise to avoid the mistake Ronald Reagan made early in his 1976 insurgent campaign to supplant President Gerald Ford as the Republican presidential nominee. Cruz needs a crystallizing justification — a signature issue.

Reagan only found one mid-way through his 1976 race, but he was able to use it to carry him to victory in 1980. Reagan’s populist call to hold on to the Panama Canal — “We built it! We paid for it! It’s ours! And we’re gonna keep it!” — resounded with voters in 1976. Cruz has an equally populist issue that could prove as successful: campaigning against the U.S. Supreme Court’s eminent-domain ruling.

EX-FBI OFFICIAL: Hillary Indictment Will Come During the Heat of the General Election

By Christian Datoc

Six months after the FBI began their investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email server, sources believe that an indictment might fall during the “the heat of the general election campaign.”

Former FBI assistant director Ron Hosko told The Hill that he doesn’t “know that there’s any magical cutoff date,” and that the protracted length of the probe is not unusual for such investigations.

What Conservatives Can Learn From the Radical Left

By Richard Larsen

There are tactics and characteristics of the American left that conservatives would be well advised to emulate. Until these lessons are learned, conservatives will likely continue to struggle at the ballot box, and liberty will be but a noble afterthought.

Perhaps the most critical lesson to learn is that politics, and governance in general, is incremental. The ebb and flow of the political environment and the mechanics of governance move incrementally, either toward liberty and constitutional principles, or toward centralized planning and governmental hegemony. Every piece of legislation, policy statement, regulation, executive order, election, and every judicial decision moves the nation, a state, or a community slightly one direction or the other. It rarely moves all the way to one extreme or the other.

Chicago Public School System Cancels Bond Sale Due to Global Warming and No Buyers, But Mostly No Buyers

By Ted Dabrowski

Chicago Public Schools, or CPS, needs to issue $875 million in long-term bonds to help the district avoid bankruptcy – but on Jan. 27, the school district backed out of the planned sale. The district announced that it has postponed the bond sale and will assess the situation on a day-to-day basis.

The failure to issue the bonds means the district has to postpone the refinancing of several debts. According to CPS, $340 million of the total borrowings will be dedicated to refinancing old debt, and nearly $90 million will go toward paying off other short-term loans. The district plans to use nearly $400 million to pay for capital projects.

The Revolution That Will Either Destroy America... or the Left

By Daniel Greenfield

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are the same candidate. They’re both leftist radicals with degrees in political science who held back some of their more radical ideas to pursue political office. In the two years that they served together in the Senate, they voted the same way 93 percent of the time.

They’re also political opportunists. Bernie Sanders, no less than Hillary, reinvented his political views, including his allegiance to Socialism, numerous times over the years. Sanders moderated his positions on everything from gun control to Israel when it helped his political career. He’s now modifying plenty of positions all over again in order to appeal to new and different voters.

Bernie Sanders is no more authentic than Hillary Clinton and she is no less radical than he is.

Larwyn’s Linx: Trump debate dodge fuels doubts, boosts Cruz

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Trump debate dodge fuels doubts, boosts Cruz: Byron York
Iowa Poll: 'Trump Takes Caucus Lead': Daniel Halper
IA Q-poll: Cruz leads among previous caucus-goers, Trump among new: Ed Morrissey

Harry Reid Recalls 'Good Old Days' When Trump Fundraised for Him: Bridget Johnson
Levin on Trump: ‘Might as Well Vote for Jeb Bush’: Fred Lucas
Trump’s Art of the Deal: Working with RINOs, Pelosi and Schumer: Sara Noble

Beyond Trump: Steven Malanga
Florida GOP establishment rocked by Cruz supporter Manny Roman: Renee Nal
Hillary Clinton’s desultory campaign is sinking: Ed Rogers

Muslim NYC Uber Driver Attacks Pregnant Woman’s Service Dog: Jon Street
Arizona would pay people to get a concealed carry permit: Paul Bedard
What is at Stake for America in Bernie vs. Hillary: Daniel Greenfield

Trump reveals his Achilles’ heel: Dr. John
Repubs Who Helped Obama Ruin the Country Now Support Trump: Erick Erickson
The Big Mystery in Iowa: Donald Trump’s Ground Game: S.V. Dáte


Déjà vu: Illinois has billions in unpaid bills, Madigan demands more tax hikes: Hilary Gowins
Who Is Regan Theiler And Why Was She Allowed To Spend Public Funds on This?: Rhymes
Puerto Rico’s Bankruptcy, Better Than a Bailout: Veronique De Rugy

Scandal Central

Hillary aide Cheryl Mills lost her Blackberry in 2010 – with classified messages: J. Taylor Rushing
Center of Chicago red-light-camera scandal found guilty on all charges: Austin Berg
Hillary: Regret Using Personal Email Because It Caused "Uproar" and "Commotion": Katie Pavlich

Obama administration needs to abandon its Petraeus obsession: Victor Davis Hanson
Sen. Jeff Sessions Investigates the Open Borders Created by Visa Overstays: Brenda Walker
Are You Ready for Supreme Court Justice Obama?: LI

Climate & Energy

Emails Show Steyer-EPA Coordination to Undermine Agency Critics: Lachlan Markay
Brutal Freeze kills 85+ people in Tropical Taiwan: Eric Worrall
There’s a strange gap between temperatures measured by satellites and on the surface: JoNova


Look Who Gets to Question the GOP Candidates Tomorrow: Michelle Malkin
Trump Camp Told Her They Were Confident From Start They Had Ailes ‘In The Bag’: LidBlog
Trump Refuses to Play by the Rules: EIB

Anti-Establishment Does Not Mean Pro-Conservative: Ben Shapiro
The Art of the Steal: CR Wire
Trump Donated Squat to Veterans: Patterico

Want change? Look for a leader, not a dealer: Fritz Pettyjohn
How Trump Bungled the Deal of a Lifetime: Timothy L. O'Brien
Flashback: Trump Tells Megyn Kelly That Mitt Lacked Courage for Ducking a Debate: JWF

Media Bias Helps Promote Suffering: The Nolan Chart
Debate Preview from Ted Cruz: Patterico
Trump Won’t Give Specifics on Abortion: LifeNews


Donald Trump: Brussels is ‘like a hellhole’: Cynthia Kroet
With Iran it’s strictly business: Cal Thomas
Problem: MagFarm

Acknowledge the Iranian threat: Zalman Shoval
Swedish army prepares for war as police flee mob of Muslim ‘migrants’: Carol Brown
Greece 'seriously neglected' border controls, says EU: Nikolaj Nielsen

Sci-Tech (courtesy BadBlue Tech News)

(Un)folding a virtual journey with Google Cardboard: GoogleBlog
Facebook Plans to Roll Out ‘Reactions’ in the US: Derek Walter
Taking charge of medical design: Paul Boughton


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Image: Hillary aide Cheryl Mills lost her Blackberry in 2010 – with classified messages
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QOTD: "I think any candidate for President owes it to the voters to go and stand in front of them, to answer the hard questions. I mean, it’s a matter of basic respect to the men and women of Iowa. . . . This is a job interview. And if you want a job interview, the first thing you should do to get the job is show up at the interview. And I think it’s really remarkable that Donald Trump thinks so little of the men and women of Iowa that he is willing to skip the debate altogether. He doesn’t think he should have any questions on his record. And it’s really quite astonishing that Donald is apparently so afraid of Megyn Kelly. Look, you know, journalists ask tough questions. You know, I promise you, anyone who’s going to be President of the United States — if you’re afraid of Megyn Kelly, then you’re going to be afraid of Hillary Clinton. And if you’re afraid of Vladimir Putin, if you’re afraid to have anyone ask questions, that does not bode well for what kind of Commander in Chief you make." --Sen. Ted Cruz

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

WHAT A RELIEF! Rouhani: Iran Does Not Support Terror, “Israel Lobby” Behind U.S. Hostility Towards Tehran

By The Tower

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani blamed the “Israel lobby” for American hostility towards Tehran, Reuters reported Wednesday.

Friendlier relations between the Islamic Republic and the United States are possible, but “the key to that is in Washington’s hands, not Tehran’s,” Rouhani said at a press conference in Rome. The Iranian leader, who is currently traveling in Europe, also denied that his country supports terrorist groups, saying, “It is clear that Iran is a country opposed to terrorism and a country that fights terrorism.”

BRILLIANT: NYC Airport Allowed International Flights to Arrive Without Going Through Customs

By Dan Cadman

Over the weekend the New York Daily News reported that, "JFK allowed passengers arriving on international flight to exit without going through Customs".

Reading through the article, one finds that it wasn't just customs that was bypassed, meaning that any contraband articles got through; it was also the immigration checks, meaning not only that excludable aliens got through, but that even legitimate nonimmigrant travelers are now free to roam around the United States without any official limits to their stay — in fact, without any official record that they ever entered.

FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY: The Donald Trump Word Search!

Now that Donald Trump has pulled out of tomorrow's Fox News debate, the pundits are speculating non-stop as to what it means.

There's a camp asserting that it's a slap in the face to Iowa's voters. Another group says it demonstrates Mr. Trump's odd and erratic behavior.

Others say it's a canny move designed to avoid getting schooled by Ted Cruz again in a debate.

Given all of that, summer intern Biff Spackle created a helpful word search puzzle using some of Mr. Trump's key traits:

HUSHED MONEY: Hillary made millions off secret Wall Street speeches (from which the press was banned)

By Kerry Picket

Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton laughed when asked if she would release any of her speech transcripts that she delivered to Goldman Sachs in the past during a town hall Friday in Manchester, New Hampshire, The Intercept reported.

Clinton gleaned over $2 million in less than seven months from speeches to Wall Street banking houses immediately following her departure from the Obama administration, The New York Times reported. For example, GoldenTree Asset Management paid her $275,00 for remarks she made before their clients.

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders says Clinton is too close to Wall Street to fight the bankers as president. Sanders jabbed Clinton in Iowa over the issue saying, “You got to be really, really, really good to get $250,000 for a speech.”

Larwyn’s Linx: Trump Pulls Out of Megyn Kelly Debate

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Donald Trump: I’m Skipping Thursday Night’s Debate: Patterico
It's 12 O'Clock High for the Traditional Conservative Establishment: Captain Capitalism
Trump 2012: These GOP Candidates Are Cowards for Skipping The Debate!: Patterico

After years of false alarms, the ‘conservative crackup’ has arrived: Jonah Goldberg
Trump's Debate Withdrawal Strategy Clever, But Could Backfire Big Time: Ben Shapiro
Cruz Wins Iowa Caucus Poll By Large Margin: Scoop

Oregon militia spox killed; traffic stop escalates into FBI shootout: DailyMail
FBI Thwarts Mass Terror Attack at Milwaukee Masonic Temple: John Diedrich
Obama liking Hillary these days: LI

Report: DHS Incapable of Accurately Reporting Visa Overstays: Adam Kredo
Missing in America: Millions of Non-Immigrant Aliens: Michael Cutler
Senatorial Whores Who Hate Ted Cruz Use His Image To Fundraise: Erick Erickson

The Meaning of Trump: Sean Trende
A Pre-Iowa State of the GOP Race Report: John Hawkins
GOP senator who raised Trump's marital infidelities to campaign with Cruz, Rubio: CNN


Debt Up $70,612.91 Per Household in Obama’s First 7 Years: CNS
It's Probably Nothing: SDA
Why Does Bill DeBlasio Hate Poor People?: DailyMail

In 2024 retirees will cost Illinois more than teachers in the classroom: Marathon
State Programs to Solve the U.S.'s Retirement Crisis: Robert Pozen
Gov. Chris Christie Calls for State Takeover of Atlantic City: Wayne Parry

Scandal Central

FBI going 'right to the source' in Clinton email probe, interviewing intel agencies: Fox
How Hillary Got Classified Information Onto Her Private Email: Kurt Schlichter
Gowdy: ‘Eye-Opening’ And ‘Surprising’ Results To Come Soon From Benghazi Investigation: Steve Guest

Hillary made millions off secret Wall Street speeches (and press was routinely banned): Unyielding
Clinton's paid speech problem goes beyond Goldman Sachs: Sarah Westwood
Some Serious Pushback Against Obama's Imperial Presidency: George Leef

Climate & Energy

Y2Kyoto: It's Been Nice Knowing You: SDA
States ask Supreme Court to stay Obama climate rules: John Siciliano


A Tale of Two Tapes: Teen Cruz and Terror-Coddler Obama: Michelle Malkin
RNC’s Promised Conservative Debate Goes Missing: Jeffrey Lord
Donald Trump Defends Putin Again: Alex Pfeiffer

Ted Cruz Campaign Releases New Iowa Ad Bashing Donald Trump: Michael Van Der Galien
Ted Cruz: ‘We can shock the political world’: Jennifer Harper
Donald Trump and Ted Cruz Are Nearly Side by Side in Iowa, Poll Shows: Alan Rappeport

Video of former State Department official seems to admit to Clinton email scandal: Jazz Shaw
Hillary Clinton email delay 'grave' harm to voters, Vice News says: Laura Koran
Bill Clinton's secret lover calls Hillary evil and heartless in open letter : Exam


Trump Doesn’t Have a Clue about America’s Enemies: Andrew C. McCarthy
Preparing for the Next Big War: War on the Rocks
ISIS Printing Fake U.S. Passports: Pistachio

Levinson Family Blasts White House After Details of 2011 Iran Talks Emerge: Gretawire
Britain will now give Muslim men with multiple wives extra monthly welfare payments: BNI
European Union is committing 'ritual suicide with its migration policy': DailyMail

Sci-Tech (courtesy BadBlue Tech News)

CDC Dropping the Ball on Zika: Betsy McCaughey
Volvo Plans “Death Proof” Cars By 2020: Steve Hanley
Scientists Create 'De-icing’ Concrete that can Melt Snow from Roads: i4u


Cam Newton is crushing the NFL the same way he crushed the SEC: Bruce Feldman
Bad Water and Wedgies: MOTUS
California Residences Threatened as Cliffs Crumble: ABC News

Image: Why Does Bill DeBlasio Hate Poor People?
Today's Larwyn's Linx sponsored by: #ConstitutionMan: Ted Cruz for President

QOTD: "The FBI investigation is centered around Clinton and members of her staff to determine if they deliberatively trafficked and shared information from highly classified sources onto an unsecure private email system.

"The bureau does not waive its primacy in espionage cases," the intelligence source said, referring to USC 18 793 and 794. "The security investigation is now part and parcel with the criminal [public corruption] investigation." The source said both tracks are being pursued "vigorously" and there is a sense of "incredulity as to what is being discovered."" --Catherine Herridge

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

WE GOT A BLEEDER! Donald Trump Bails out of GOP Debate, Fearing Questions From... Megyn Kelly

I find it somewhat odd that a man who fancies himself a master negotiator ready to face the world's toughest dictators is so fearful of questions posed by Fox anchor Megyn Kelly that he has bailed out of the final Republican debate.

...Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump said on Tuesday night that he is backing out of Thursday's primary debate in Des Moines, Iowa, which will be broadcast by Fox News Channel.

Trump had been publicly mulling the move for a few days, complaining that Fox News host Megyn Kelly, one of three moderators for the event, is biased against him...

SURPRISE: Hillary Clinton Lies About Reagan to Cover Her Benghazi Tracks

By Masked Avenger

At Monday’s Democrat Town Hall, an audience member asked Hillary Clinton how she would deal with the issue of the attack in Benghazi both in the campaign going forward and as president if she’s elected. Rather than actually answer the question, the Democratic presidential front-runner — you guessed it — danced around it.

“I am well aware that for partisan political purposes this continues, but let me tell you why this makes me — it makes me sad. It makes me sad because we’ve had, we’ve had terrorist attacks many times before in our country,” she said before waxing reminiscent. “When Ronald Reagan was president in 1983, our Marine barracks, our embassy were attacked in Beirut. More than 250 Americans were killed. The Democrats didn’t make that a partisan issue."

PRO-LIFE WOMEN SOUND THE ALARM: Donald Trump is Unacceptable

Pro-life women leaders from Iowa as well as the heads of national pro-life organizations are speaking out and urging Republican caucus-goers and voters to support anyone but Donald Trump. The following letter will be sent out to pro-life Iowans today.

Dear Iowans,

As pro-life women leaders from Iowa and across the nation, we urge Republican caucus-goers and voters to support anyone but Donald Trump. On the issue of defending unborn children and protecting women from the violence of abortion, Mr. Trump cannot be trusted and there is, thankfully, an abundance of alternative candidates with proven records of pro-life leadership whom pro-life voters can support. We have come to this conclusion after having listened patiently to numerous debates and news reports, but most importantly to Donald Trump’s own words.

The next president will be responsible for as many as four nominations to the Supreme Court.

Larwyn’s Linx: Jocks & Nerds

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Jocks & Nerds: The Z Man
Ted Cruz Cheats at Golf?: Patterico
8 Theories in Search of an Establishment: KausFiles

Hillary's Last Hurrah: Jed Babbin
Judge to rule if Clinton can delay email dump until after IA and NH: Sarah Westwood
Hillary Desperation Campaign Enters Final Meltdown: Bernie's A Racist: Ben Shapiro

No Amnesty for Marco: KausFiles
Rick Perry Endorses Ted Cruz: Scoop
The Real Ted Cruz: Theodore A. Gebhard

Conservative groups battle over Article V Convention: Ashley Balcerzak
A Conservative Civil War Solves Nothing: Rachel Lu
Iowa caucuses a week away, and both parties spilling blood: John Kass

Yes, They are Coming For Your Guns: Mark Tapson
Over 12.8 million concealed handgun permits, 2015 record jump: CrimeResearch
Essay Writing As A Requirement For Concealed Carry: Herschel Smith


Conservative Artist Crashes Bernie Sanders Art Exhibit: GWP
Community Organizing: Abandoned homes in Chicago's most violent neighborhood: Marathon
The Demand For Villains: Thomas Sowell

Scandal Central

Why the Justice Department Won’t Work with the FBI on Clinton’s E-mail Case: Andrew C. McCarthy
The $15 Million Question: KausFiles
FBI probing how classified info got onto Hillary’s secret server: Ed Morrissey

Climate & Energy

GOP Senators Push Attorney General to Investigate EPA Over WOTUS: Philip Wegmann


“To Die For” : A Study on the Disturbing Culture of Death in the Fashion World: Vigilant Citizen
Weiner review: an unsparing portrait of politics and a gift that keeps giving: Guardian
Guardian to cut £54m of costs and introduce paid-for content: Henry Mance

Why This Former Trump Fan Doesn’t Support Him Anymore: John Hawkins
Americans Tired of Elites Considering Them Stupid and Vicious: Michael Barone
Trump Doesn’t Have to be Conservative, Humble or Polite to Fix America: Tom White

NPR Erases Israel From Map Of Middle East: Tammy Bruce
Conservatism Isn't Dead: Sultan Knish
Interim Missouri chancellor rebuffs calls to fire professor: Jim Suhr

Steve Deace: Don’t believe the Iowa polls that have Trump up by double digits: Scoop
The Gun Is Civilization: ConRead
The Clinton E-Mail Scandal And How It Will End: Joshua


F-22s Arrive in Japan in Response to North Korea: David Cenciotti, Aviationist
Revealed: How one in five inmates in maximum security prisons is Muslim: DailyMail
Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow: Mark Steyn

Video Release: Paris Terrorists Shown Training With ISIS in Syria: LI
Islam Rising in France: Stuart Schneiderman
Billions stolen from Nigeria’s public coffers in seven years: New Europe

Sci-Tech (courtesy BadBlue Tech News)

Zika virus: Outbreak 'likely to spread across Americas' says WHO: James Gallagher
DoD Weapons Tester Concerned about F-35 Software Development: Lara Seligman
Shatter, a super-high-potency marijuana, is appearing on the East Coast: Tom Jackman

Cybercom: OPM Hack Highlights China Big Data Spying: Bill Gertz
Why Some People Drop Dead While Shoveling Snow: Brady Dennis
Patent Trolls Laughed All the Way to the Bank Last Year: Mytheos Holt


Why Was Martha Mitchell Kidnapped?: Mae Brussell, The Realist, August 1972
On This Day: Shays’ rebellion was thwarted: NCC
Snowzilla: That’s Mighty White of You: MOTUS

Today's Larwyn's Linx sponsored by: TIME TO FIGHT FOR OUR CONSTITUTION: Ted Cruz for President

QOTD: "The lawsuits [facing Disney and filed] by Mr. Perrero and Ms. Moore are based on the rules for H-1B visas, which Congress designed to bring foreign workers with special skills
into the country. Employers are required to declare to the Department of
Labor that hiring foreigners on the visas "will not adversely affect the
working conditions of U.S. workers similarly employed."

"Was I negatively affected?" Ms. Moore asked. "Yeah, I was. I lost my job."" --Julia Preston

Monday, January 25, 2016

PAUL RYAN SELL OUT #5,439: GOPe Fully Funds Obama Plan to Import 300,000 Islamist Migrants Into U.S.

By Julia Hahn

Last Wednesday, Senate Democrats successfully and predictably blocked what many conservatives described as Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI)’s “Show Vote'”on refugee admissions.

It has been called a show vote because the Ryan plan, even if the President signed it, would still allow the President to bring in an unlimited number of refugees from an unlimited number of countries.

Democrats’ filibuster on the motion to proceed to Ryan’s show vote comes one month after Speaker Ryan sent President Obama a blank check to fund visa issuances to nearly 300,000 (temporary and permanent) Muslim migrants in the next 12 months alone. Ryan’s decision to fully-fund Obama’s immigration agenda arguably ceded any leverage he may otherwise have had over Democrats and ensured the large-scale migration into America would continue and grow.

THANKS, OBAMA: Iran Poised to Become the Wal-Mart of Terror, Says Military Assessment

By Yaakov Lappin

Away from the vociferous disputes that continue to rage around the Iranian nuclear deal, the Israel's Military Intelligence Directorate and General Staff have been engaged in detached analysis of the short and long-term effects, and they have come away with three central conclusions.

Details of their assessments, though shared with defense reporters over recent months, were publicly presented for the first last week by IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Gadi Eisenkot during a conference in Tel Aviv, organized by the Institute for National Security Studies.

GOOD NEWS! Marco Rubio Says Criminal Illegal Aliens Should Be Able to Stay in the U.S., Too

By Julia Hahn

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL)’s interview with Meet The Press host Chuck Todd— in which he pledged to allow illegal aliens remain in the U.S.— has received widespread attention.

However, while Politico oxymoronically titled its article “Rubio: Law-Abiding Undocumented Immigrants Could Stay,” perhaps the most striking part of Rubio’s interview was his indication that criminal aliens would be allowed to remain in the United States as well.

Larwyn’s Linx: The Trump Tapes, Volume 1

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The Trump Tapes, Volume 1: MB
Hail Caesar!: The Z Man
Can Trump Stay on Cruz Control in Vegas?: Russell Berman

Trump pumped as influential Sen. Chuck Grassley attends front-runner’s rally: S.A. Miller
Black Atlantan Scalds Obama: Trump Represents "Real Hope and Change": Olaf Ekberg
Trump Executive Ambitions Worry Some Conservatives: Fred Lucas

Either Carry a Big Stick—Or Shut Up!: Victor Davis Hanson
America’s Ruling Class vs. All: Politically Short
One Week Out: The Problem With Polling Iowa: Erick Erickson

Had Enough Trump? Part Deux.: Stuart Schneiderman
Trump, Carson, Cruz: Champion Material?: Craig Johnson
Rubio Crushes Clinton in Minnesota: John Hinderaker


Welcome to the Party, Pal!: Derek Hunter
Here are 5 of Bernie Sanders’ Most Ridiculous Ideas: John S. Roberts
How much profit does the average business make?: Elephant

Climate & Energy

Science moves on: Our old light bulbs may yet return: Elephant
Saturday Silliness – wind turbine photo of the year: WUWT
Five Ways We Know Al Gore’s Been Running A Global Warming Racket: Investors


Hillary’s explanation why Wall Street banks paid her all that money is as Clinton as it gets: Doug Powers
This Jake Tapper Interview With Trump Spokesman Is ‘Seriously’ Amazing: Sooper
Chuck Todd's Softball to Hillary on E-Mails: 'Are You Concerned?': Tim Graham

Is Fox News Preparing Proverbial “Kill Shot” Against Trump Campaign?: DC Whispers
This election feels like a reunion of the Woodstock generation: Michael Goodwin
Pic Of The Day: If You’re Will Smith, It’s Hard Being Black In Hollywood: TR

Oh Dear, National Review’s Own Poll Has Trump Smoking the Field: iOTWreport
UK: Watch as ‘Britain First’ activists when they carry crosses into Muslim-controlled areas: BNI
5 Concealed Carriers From Alaska to South Carolina Stop Dangerous Armed Robbers: CPRC


Lawmaker: Obama Admin Fueling ‘Campaign to Destroy Israel’: Adam Kredo
The Terrorist Groups' Interpretation Of The Koranic Verses Regarding Jihad: MEMRI
Secret 1970 agreement between Swiss, PLO revealed: Matt Wanderman

How Immigration Transformed London into an UnBritish City: Brenda Walker
The Water is Getting Warmer for the Frog: Interpreter
ISIS's Barbarity and Leftist Feminists' Callous Heart: Joseph Klein

Sci-Tech (courtesy BadBlue Tech News)

Falcon landing and Explosion: Elon Musk
Yahoo Promotes (Another) Fringe Hate Site: CAMERA
Banned by Facebook: 16-Year-old German Girl Pleads for Help From Muslim Immigration: Unveiled


Picture of the Day: Bill Quick
Just Marking Their Territory: Sondrakistan
Trump Solo: Mark Singer, 19 May 1997

Image: How Immigration Transformed London into an UnBritish City
Today's Larwyn's Linx sponsored by: #ConstitutionMan: Ted Cruz for President

QOTD: "Trump is spending his own money on local political operators in Iowa and New Hampshire so he can compete at the street level, but without the massive overhang of the consultancy and their party patrons...

...That’s certainly part of what is unnerving Conservative Inc about the Trump campaign. If this crude rich guy can buy his way into the game and then shove aside the commentariat on his way to the nomination, why will anyone bother catering to them in the future? ...

...The parties will still have a role as the legislative bodies are regulated to the benefit of political parties. As dangerous as Caesarism sounds, the American system allows for the legislature to claw back its authority in hurry if it cares to do it. Maybe the specter of billionaires buying the White House is what’s needed to slap the political parties to their senses and maybe is is what’s needed for the Congress to reassert its role in government." --The Z Man