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David Axelrod’s (Ongoing) Commie Connections

Several times I’ve written for The American Spectator on the person of David Axelrod, the figure most responsible for giving America two terms of Barack Obama. My first piece was a cover feature for the March 2012 print edition, titled, “David Axelrod, Lefty Lumberjack.”
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CNN Offers Sneak Peek at Hillary Clinton’s Emails Ahead of Hearings

On Monday morning, CNN posted what it described as an advanced look "Inside Clinton's Benghazi Emails," a body of correspondence that will soon be reviewed by Rep. Trey Gowdy and his House Select Committee on Benghazi. The CNN article is based on "several government officials" who anonymously characterized the emails.
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Boko Haram Fuses with ISIS in Dangerous New Alliance

After swearing allegiance to ISIS in March, the Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram has now gone a step further, adopting the new name of the “Islamic State’s West Africa Province,” or ISWAP. The title change is more than semantic, and galvanizes the radical Islamist forces in Africa and the Middle East.
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ISIS Releases Propaganda Video Showing Fighters Training In Yemen

A new Islamic State propaganda video claims the establishment of a "caliphate" in Yemen, displaying a unit of Islamic State troops conducting rifle drills in the desert near Yemen's capital city. The Islamic State has previously claimed responsibility for the monstrous suicide bombings at a pair of mosques in Sanaa.
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Rumors Of Death, Paralysis Surround The Fate of ISIS Leader Baghdadi

Several conflicting reports have surfaced about the fate of the Islamic State’s self- declared “Caliph” Abu Bakr Al Baghdadi, who is believed to have been severely injured in a recent U.S. airstrike. Over the weekend and into Monday, reports have stated that Baghdadi’s health status varies from deceased, to complete paralysis, to only having sustained minor injuries.
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CNN: Retired Generals: Be Afraid of ISIS

(CNN)Be afraid -- be very afraid. This is the warning the world deserves to hear. Because the leader of the free world refuses to look with clear eyes at the chief security challenges of the 21st century: the fruits of radical Islam.

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