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    • Taliban “Inspired” by “Valued Guest” Bergdahl - 11 Jun 2014
      posted in Contributor & Executive

      Because this is why you go to war, to inspire your enemies rather than to defeat them. A Time magazine article on the Bowe Bergdahl controversy quotes a Taliban commander as laughing at the question of whether the Taliban would now be inspired to start kidnapping Americans, and then saying “definitely.” This same Taliban commander also [...]

    • The Morning Brief: October 17 - 17 Oct 2012
      posted in Morning Brief

      It was a draw. And by “draw” I mean Mitt Romney really lost. He lost a golden opportunity to put the nail in the Obama campaign’s coffin. Since the primary subject matter of this second Presidential  debate was the economy and jobs and Obama’s record is abysmal on both, Romney [...]

    • Morning Brief: October 15, 2012 - 15 Oct 2012
      posted in Morning Brief

      Obama Promises to Step it Up a Notch On Tuesday, we’ll see what round three looks like. Debate round one had Obama looking like he would have rather been  having a root canal than on that stage with Romney, and round two had Biden the belligerent and the debate moderator taking on [...]

    • Morning Brief: October 9th, 2012 - 09 Oct 2012
      posted in Morning Brief

      28 Days To Go In our last update on the metrics of the 2012 campaign when Election Day was 50 days away, we said the next potential momentum swing would come in the days following the crucial first presidential debate. We turned out to be prescient, because that is exactly [...]

    • Morning Brief: October 5 - 05 Oct 2012
      posted in Morning Brief & Politics & Government

      Pre-Debate Look at the Race Two weeks ago, we shared some polling from Republican pollster Gabriel Joseph, who polls cell phone users exclusively across the country and uses a polling sample much less weighted towards Democrats than the mainstream media does. Prior to the dominant debate performance by Mitt Romney [...]

    • Morning Brief: October 2, 2012 - 02 Oct 2012
      posted in Morning Brief & Politics & Government

      Media Hits Back at Conservative Scoffers It’s becoming apparent the mainstream media has about had it with conservatives calling their pro-Obama polling biased, and an attempt to engineer a self-fulfilling prophecy. In this piece from Politico, analysts from both sides of the aisle come to the defense of mainstream media [...]

    • Morning Brief: September 24, 2012 - 24 Sep 2012
      posted in Morning Brief & Politics & Government

      Four years ago this week . . . John McCain was competitive in the 2008 campaign until this week four years ago. Then Lehmen brothers toppled and eventually McCain suspended his campaign to go to Washington and vote for the biggest, most illegal power and money grabbing legislation the American [...]

    • Morning Brief: September 21 - 21 Sep 2012
      posted in Culture & Marriage & Family & Morning Brief

      Did Chick-fil-a Cave? After enjoying the most successful day in the history of the restaurant business, one might think it’s a little strange for Chick-fil-a to now succumb to pressure from the very tolerance mob patriots across the country helped them defeat. But that’s just what this story in the [...]

    • Morning Brief: September 19, 2012 - 19 Sep 2012
      posted in Morning Brief

      Romney’s October Surprise? According to the left-leaning Business Insider (remember when any media business-related was automatically right-leaning?), Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is not dead in the water yet. Business Insider says Romney’s “October Surprise” will come in the way of an unprecedented media onslaught in the campaign’s final days courtesy of the [...]

    • Morning Brief: September 18, 2012 - 18 Sep 2012
      posted in Morning Brief

      50 Days to Go Here is where things stand in the 2012 campaign with just 50 days to go. As of 9 a.m. eastern time on September 18th, the Real Clear Politics polling average gave President Obama a 3-point edge over Mitt Romney, and a 7-point edge in favorability. Obama [...]