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A Nicholas White turkey, one of two presidential turkey candidates, attends a press conference at the InterContinental Hotel on November 6, 2015 in San Francisco, California. Two presidential turkey candidates, known as Tom 1 and Tom 2, are contending for the honor of being named the 2015 National Thanksgiving turkey and being pardoned by U.S. president Barack Obama during a pardoning ceremony at the White House before Thanksgiving. (Photo by )

How to Talk About Global Warming With Your Crazy ISIS Relatives at Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving dinner promises to be especially rough for liberals this year. At home, there’s the collapsing enrollment, soaring premiums, agonizing deductibles, and shaky insurance company finances created by ObamaCare. Overseas, Islamic terrorists are making life difficult. What we really need is a handy guide for discussing global warming with your crazy ISIS relatives.

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Iran Hacks State Department Social Media Accounts

Unimpressed by their “historic” nuclear deal with the United States, and its billions of dollars in sanctions relief, Iran’s hackers have escalated their attacks on U.S. government officials over the past four months.

Barack Obama 'pardons' the National Thanksgiving Turkey in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, DC, on November 25, 2015. The President pardoned Honest and his alternate Abe, both 18-week old, 40-pound turkeys. The names of the turkeys were chosen from submissions from California school children. After the pardoning, the turkeys will be on display for visitors at their permanent home at Morven Parks Turkey Hill, the historic turkey farm located at the home of former Virginia Governor Westmoreland Davis (1918-1922) in Leesburg, Virginia. AFP PHOTO/NICHOLAS KAMM / AFP / NICHOLAS KAMM (Photo credit should read

Dear Democrats: Please Stop Politicizing Thanksgiving

“As you may have heard, for months, there has been a fierce competition between a bunch of turkeys trying to win their way into the White House,” snarked President Barack Obama, during the traditional presidential pardon of a turkey before Thanksgiving.

Protestors hold placards challenging 'Obamacare' outside of the US Supreme Court on March 4, 2015 in Washington, DC. The US Supreme Court heard a second challenge to US President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act. The US Supreme Court faces a momentous case Wednesday on the sweeping health insurance reform law that President Barack Obama wants to leave as part of his legacy. The question before the court is whether the seven million people or more who subscribed via the government's website can obtain tax subsidies that make the coverage affordable.

ObamaCare’s Closed-Door Bailout Could Cost Taxpayers Billions

When America’s largest insurance provider, UnitedHealth Group, announced disastrous losses due to ObamaCare and started talking about exiting from the program last week, I wondered if they, along with other companies grumbling about ObamaCare red ink, might be looking for a bailout.

Migrants and refugees arrive after crossing the Aegean Sea from Turkey, on November 24, 2015 on the Greek island of Lesbos. More than 800.000 migrants, mostly fleeing war and persecution in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan, have crossed the Mediterranean this year to reach Europe. AFP PHOTO / BULENT KILIC / AFP / BULENT KILIC

Canada Limits Single Male Syrian Refugees

The Canadian government is backing down from its pledge to take in 25,000 Syrian refugees by the end of 2015. The new resettlement plan calls for only 10,000 refugees by year-end, with another 15,000 by the end of February.


Rescued Russian Pilot Claims ‘No Warning’ From Turkish Jets

Tuesday was filled with conflicting news about the fate of the Russian pilots shot down by Turkish forces over Syria. At various points during the day, it was said that both had been killed – possibly riddled with bullets by Syrian rebels as they came down in their parachutes – and that both were alive, and in enemy hands.

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Boko Haram Suicide Bombers Kill 10 in Cameroon

The latest in a string of suicide bomber attacks from Boko Haram killed ten people and wounded at least twelve others in the town of Fotokol, Cameroon on Saturday. The UK Metro cites some other sources that say nine were killed, and specifies that the location of the attack was actually a village called Nigue near Fotokol.


HuffPost Live Host: ‘Fascist Right’ Like Trump, Le Pen ‘Only Sane Voices in the Room’

The confused, panicked muddle of Leftist thought in the wake of the Paris terror attack is perfectly captured in this HuffPost Live segment with Howard Fineman, in which host Josh Zepps worries that a wave of terrorist attacks will grant political legitimacy to “fascists” like Marine Le Pen in France and Donald Trump in the United States… and admits those “fascists” sound like the “only sane voices in the room” to average voters.

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Officials: ‘No Indication’ China Has Stopped Hacking American Companies

China’s talk of cyber-security reform has not been followed by significant action, according to U.S. intelligence officials. “We haven’t seen any indication in the private sector that anything has changed,” said National Counterintelligence Executive William Evanina on Wednesday, as he announced a forthcoming report on economic espionage in cyberspace.

Homeless camp out September 23, 2015, in the skid row section of Los Angeles, California. Mayor Eric Garcetti and City Council members declared public emergency, the first city in the nation to take drastic step in response to increase in homelessness and that they're ready to spend $100 million per year to fight it. (Photo by

‘Deep Poverty’ and the No-Growth Open-Borders Quagmire

At the dizzying height of Food Stamp Nation, with some $80 billion a year spent just on food assistance, and a government of unprecedented size and power aggressively recruiting new dependents, how do we still have so many people living in such deep poverty?


Reporters Find TSA Misses Weapons 75% of the Time

When investigators concluded that Russia’s Metrojet airliner was blown out of the Egyptian sky by a bomb smuggled through lax airport security in Sharm el-Sheikh, the Department of Homeland Security expressed concerns that American airports might also be vulnerable.