John Glenn, First American to Orbit Earth, Dies at 95

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The former Ohio Senator was more interested in living than legacy.

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John Glenn, First American to Orbit Earth, Dies at 95

Posted by - 12/8/2016 at 8:30pm

Famed American astronaut and former U.S. Senator John Glenn once remarked, ““I’m not interested in my legacy. I made up a word: ‘live-acy.’ I’m more interested in living.”

And lived he did, as shown by the biographies that appeared as the news of his death spread quickly through social media and featured reports today.

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Mike Rowe Questions Campus Culture and the Higher Ed Bubble

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Posted by  ▪  December 8, 2016 at 7:00pm

“We ought to have permission to have a conversation on a return on our investment too,”

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Mike Rowe Questions Campus Culture and the Higher Ed Bubble

Posted by - 12/8/2016 at 7:00pm

Television host Mike Rowe spoke with Tucker Carlson about the value of college, hard work, and alternate paths to a four year degree last night.

Their conversation began with the social justice warrior from Hampshire College who recently appeared on the show but quickly moved on to other topics.

One of the most fascinating aspects of their discussion was when Rowe brought up the massive amount of student debt in America today and pointed out how that affects all of us, not just students.

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Old Glory was taken down from a flagpole and burned around Veterans’ Day and Daniel Vogel defended the flag’s removal to protest discriminatory behavior in America and to show his support for perceptively underprivileged workers.

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R.I.P. Greg Lake

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R.I.P. Greg Lake

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From the beginning and to the end, a master of the love song.
 

 
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Trump Chooses Fast Food Owner Andy Puzder for Labor Secretary

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Trump Chooses Fast Food Owner Andy Puzder for Labor Secretary

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Puzder's company owns Carl's Jr. and Hardee's.
 
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Dem Senator Threatens: Pruitt-EPA Confirmation Hearings Will Have ‘Razor-blade Sharp Edges’

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Dem Senator Threatens: Pruitt-EPA Confirmation Hearings Will Have ‘Razor-blade Sharp Edges’

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MSNBC's Peter Alexander Passes Along Sierra Club Slander Likening Pruitt to an 'Arsonist' in Charge of Fire-Fighting
 
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TSA Aggressively Pats Down Mom Undergoing Breast Cancer Treatment

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TSA Aggressively Pats Down Mom Undergoing Breast Cancer Treatment

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"'Aggressively attempted to do a body cavity search in public"
 
 
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New VIDEO surfaces implicating Rasmea Odeh in deadly supermarket bombing

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New VIDEO surfaces implicating Rasmea Odeh in deadly supermarket bombing

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Additional proof for upcoming re-trial of Rasmea for immigration fraud.
 
 
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Scarborough: Never Trumpers Saying ‘Wow,’ Wouldn’t Have Gotten These Nominations with Jeb or Marco

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Scarborough: Never Trumpers Saying ‘Wow,’ Wouldn’t Have Gotten These Nominations with Jeb or Marco

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Mattis, Kelly, Devos, Price, Pruitt: Bill Kristol Couldn't Have Asked for More
 
 
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With Election in Sight, Merkel Calls for Burqa Ban

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With Election in Sight, Merkel Calls for Burqa Ban

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German Chancellor wants ban on Burqa “wherever legally possible”
 
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Branco Cartoon – Tweety Bird

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Branco Cartoon – Tweety Bird

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Don't look now
 
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Liberal environmentalist compares Trump to Hitler, complains about “toxic rhetoric”

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Liberal environmentalist compares Trump to Hitler, complains about “toxic rhetoric”

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Another liberal lacking self-awareness sacrificed on Tucker Carlson's altar.
 
 
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WISCONSIN HELD HOSTAGE — Recount Day 7

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WISCONSIN HELD HOSTAGE — Recount Day 7

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70% complete
 
 
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Trump Nominates Fossil Fuel Advocate to Head EPA

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Trump Nominates Fossil Fuel Advocate to Head EPA

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Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt: Warrior Against EPA Power-Grab
 
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MICHIGAN RECOUNT WATCH: Recount Halted (UPDATE)

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MICHIGAN RECOUNT WATCH: Recount Halted (UPDATE)

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12/7/2016 at 4:30pm
Tonight a federal district court judge dissolved the TRO that had kept recount alive.
 
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Trump Names Gen. John F. Kelly to Lead Homeland Security

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Trump Names Gen. John F. Kelly to Lead Homeland Security

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Trump has now chosen three generals for top positions.
 
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Trump Named TIME’s Person of the Year, Internet Melts Down

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Trump Named TIME’s Person of the Year, Internet Melts Down

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Never change, internet.
 
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Think Progress Editor: Trump China Ambassador from “landlocked state full of white people”

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Think Progress Editor: Trump China Ambassador from “landlocked state full of white people”

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Yes, but Terry Branstad has a 30 year friendship with Chinese President Xi Jinping.