The Other McCain

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Posted on | December 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

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Two Hostages Killed As Sydney Siege Ends Tragically

A hostage runs to a police officer after escaping from the cafe

Siege lasted for sixteen hours before police stormed the cafe
Abbott: Gunman known to security forces but not on terror lists
Siege triggers national security review
“Deluded” hostage taker saw himself as martyr

At Least 84 Students Killed As Taliban Storm Pakistani Army School
Hundreds more taken hostage

Palestinian Leadership Decides To Continue Security Cooperation With Israel
Religious advisor says PA will activate “popular resistance” against Israel

Activist Professor Vivek Murthy Confirmed As Surgeon General

Harvard professor’s nomination held up for over a year

Murthy’s confirmation vote largely along party lines, with one GOP senator voting for and three Democrats voting against

Border Agent Accused Of Aiding Smugglers

Senate Agenda Still Packed With Nominations, Terror Insurance, And Tax Extensions

Troops Not Amused By Obama’s “Santa In Fatigues” Quip

Texas Legislature Looks To Extend Gun Rights

White House Still Weighing Russia Sanctions Bill

Jeb Bush Speaks In SC Amid Rumors Of Presidential Bid

Supremes Rule Traffic Stop OK Despite Mistake Of Law

Asian Crude Continues To Sink: WTI $55.67, Brent $60.84
Oil Plunge, Unstable Ruble Shock the Markets
US Industrial Output Finally Surpasses Pre-Recession Peak
Euro Zone Business Activity Posts Weak Growth
Fed Could Signal First Rate Hike Since 2008
Intercontinental Hotels Agrees To $43 Billion Purchase Of Boutique Chain Kimpton Hotels
Leaked Windows 10 Build Includes Cortana, XBox App
Apple, AT&T Back Microsoft Against Feds In Overseas E-Mail Fight
Skype Moves Towards Auto-Translation
Internet Tax Moratorium Extended Again
Watch Teens React To Classic Nintendo Game “Mega Man”

Saints Skin Bears 31-15

Jay Cutler gets sacked by Kasim Edebali in the first half of last night’s game

Three interceptions and seven sacks seal Chicago’s fate

The Descent Of Brad Halsey

Sabres Top Sens In Shootout

Cavs Top Hornets 97-88

Islanders 3, Devils 2 (SO)

Pacers Snap Eight-Game Slide, Whip Lakers 110-91

Struggling Edmonton Oilers Fire Coach Eakins

“Bad Things” Lead To Suns’ Sixth Straight Loss

Pens Overcome Mumps, Bolts For 20th Win

Harper, Nationals Agree On Two-Year Deal

Young Actresses Lining Up For Key Role In “Pirates 5”

I have no idea who they are either

Disney looking for love interest for Brandon Thwaites

Meet The Manliest Man In Hollywood

“Theory Of Everything” Actor Eddie Redmayne Gets Married

Sienna Miller Covers Vogue, Daughter Makes Modeling Debut Inside

Camille Cosby Speaks Up

Jonathan Rhys Meyers Gets Engaged

Tatum-Pratt “Ghostbusters” Spinoff In The Works

David Oyelowo To Star With Lupita Nyong’o In “Americanah”

Ten Arrested In israeli Police Raid On “Lehava” Anti-Coexistence Group
Iran’s Rouhani Upbeat About Nuke Talks
15,000 Anti-Islam Demonstrators March In Dresden
Ukraine PM Appeals For Help From NATO, EU
Egyptian Prosecutor Remands Over 300 Alleged Supporters Of Muslim Brotherhood To Military Courts
Indian Supreme Court Disallows Italian Marines’ Plea
100 Syrian Troops, 80 Jihadis Killed In Battle Over Government Base
British Embassy In Cairo Reopens
Haiti Awaits New Government After PM Resigns
UNSC Blames South Sudan’s Leaders For “Man-Made Catastrophe”

First Street Journal: Frack, Baby, Frack!
Proof Positive: The Mary Jo Kopechne “I Can’t Breathe” T-Shirt
Doug Powers: Now How About A Report On How Many Democrats Already Knew About The CIA’s Interrogation Techniques?
Twitchy: “I HATE THIS PLANET!” Feminist Do-Gooder Targets Emotionally Scarring Laundry Detergent
The Quinton Report: DOD Gives Co$ Funding For “Detox” Of Gulf War Vets
Monster Hunter Nation: Fisking The Guardian Again, This Time For H.P. Lovecraft
Kurt Schlichter: Nothing Succeeds Like Liberal Secession
American Power: Elizabeth Warren’s Government Shutdown
American Thinker: Ted Cruz Was Right, Again
Conservatives4Palin: Governor Palin – Anxious For Leaders?
Don Surber: I Voted Republican For This?
Jammie Wearing Fools: NYPD Shreds DiBlasio After Cops Assaulted By “Peaceful” Protesters
Joe For America: Islamicizing America’s Schools – Is It Too Late For America’s Kids?
JustOneMinute: Listen Up – Spice It Up, Man Up!
Pamela Geller: There Are No Lone Wolves In The Jihad War
Protein Wisdom: Life Imitates Monty Python – Soldiers Barred From Yelling At Terrorists
Shot In The Dark: To All My “Progressive” Friends
The Gateway Pundit: Sydney Morning Herald Recommends “Empathy” For Jihadist Hostage Taker
The Jawa Report: Everyone Wave Buh Bye To Runa
The Lonely Conservative: Tolerance! Vandals Go After Conservative On Michigan Campus
This Ain’t Hell: Twelve Sailors Involved In USS Wyoming Shower Videos
Weasel Zippers: Liberal Rag Vox – Asking Muslims To Condemn Terrorism Is “Bigoted And Islamophobic”
Megan McArdle: All I Want For Christmas Is A Vitamix – The Christmas Gift Guide
Mark Steyn: I Wish That Bird Would Fly Away – Read eBooks using the FREE Kindle Reading App on Most Devices


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