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Family Gifts School Custodian Truck to Keep Him at the School

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 2:00pm 3/8/2017 at 2:00pm
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An anonymous family has gifted a truck to Anthony Brown, 22, who works as a custodian at Carnegie Elementary in Tulsa, OK. Someone crashed into his car, totaling it, and escaped on foot, leaving Brown in an insurance mess:

Because he lives 20 miles away from the school, Brown missed two days...

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Kaine’s Son Arrested for Disrupting Trump Rally

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 10:30am 3/8/2017 at 10:30am
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Police arrested Hillary Clinton’s running mate Sen. Tim Kaine’s son in Minnesota for disrupting a rally for President Donald Trump:

Linwood Michael Kaine, 24, and four others were arrested on suspicion of second-degree riot after the “March 4 Trump” rally in St. Paul; a sixth person was cited for disorderly conduct. Counter-protesters...

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Another School District Closes For Day Without A Woman March

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 7:30am 3/8/2017 at 7:30am
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Oh come on! First schools in Chapel Hill, NC, and Alexandria, VA, close due to this stupid march. Prince George’s County Public Schools in Maryland have joined the ranks because politics has become more important than education. These closures only give those who advocate school choice a stronger case.

To make it...

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Poachers Kill Rhino at French Zoo, Saw Off Horn

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 4:30pm 3/7/2017 at 4:30pm
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Poachers broke into the Thoiry Zoo in France and killed a white rhinoceros for its horn:

Keepers found the dead animal, named Vince, in the African enclosure of the zoo...

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Trump Drops in on First White House Tour Since Inauguration

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 3:00pm 3/7/2017 at 3:00pm
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The White House has finally opened for public tours and the very first group received a special visitor: President Donald Trump:

The tour group — one of the first to enter the Trump White House after a halt to public tours — included many young children, who cheered and screamed as the...

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Former Harvard Law School Employees Allegedly Embezzled $100,000 from Disabled Student Funds

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 1:30pm 3/7/2017 at 1:30pm
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Just how low can you go? Looks like some former Harvard Law School employees might know…

Stealing from disabled students? REALLY?

The Harvard Crimson reports:

Two former Harvard Law School administrators face felony charges after allegedly stealing funds from a Law School account while employees there several years ago.

The defendants, Margaret DeMarco and Darris...

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Prager U: There is No Gender Wage Gap

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 10:30am 3/7/2017 at 10:30am
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Despite it’s prevalence in neo-feminism lore, the gender wage gap is a myth.

Prager University‘s latest takes on this myth.

You’ve almost certainly heard about the “gender wage gap” — the claim that women earn 77 cents to every man’s dollar — for the exact same work! Where does that number come...

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Co-Founder of Waffle House, Joe Rodgers, Passes Away at Age 97

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There are many wonderous and amazing things to come out of The South and Waffle House is one of them. Sadly, co-founder Joe Rodgers passed away at the age of 97.

He began with now huge diner chain as a short-order cook in its first location in 1955.

Bloomberg reports:

Joe Rogers, who...

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Film Historian Robert Osborne Dies at 84

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 6, 2017 at 4:00pm 3/6/2017 at 4:00pm
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Beloved film historian Robert Osborne passed away today at the age of 84 years old. He was well known for hosting movies on Turner Classic Movies:

“All of us at Turner Cl...

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WWII Vet Flies in B-17 Bomber for 99th Birthday

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 6, 2017 at 2:30pm 3/6/2017 at 2:30pm
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Sergeant Eugene Leonard flew in a B-17 bomber for his 99th birthday. Memories flooded back for the WWII veteran, who remains in love with aviation:

Looking out the window of a B-17 Bomber made him feel like he was in 1941.

“There was combat. We had to fly into Guadalcanal. They had control...

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Student Group and Profs at Cornell Demand Fund for Illegal Immigrant Students

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 6, 2017 at 10:30am 3/6/2017 at 10:30am

Where is the money going to come from? Who is going to pay for it?

The Daily Caller reports:

Professors, Students Demand College Start Fund For Illegal Immigrants

Cornell University students hosted a protest to demand the college provide funds for all illegal immigrant students.

The protest, organized by the Cornell Coalition for Inclusive Democracy,...

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Middlebury Students and Faculty Reportedly Embarrassed by Mob Attack on Speaker

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They should be embarrassed. Not only did the mob attack a guest speaker, but a prof ended up in the hospital.

The Boston Globe reports:

Attack on speaker stuns Middlebury College

Students and professors at Middlebury College were ashamed and embarrassed after an explosive protest Thursday night that has forced the school to reconsider...

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VIDEO: Mark Levin makes his case on Obama admin surveillance

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 6:45pm 3/5/2017 at 6:45pm
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As noted in our earlier post, Donald Trump’s accusation of Obama administration surveillance on Trump and/or the campaign and/or Trump Tower is believed to have come from a Breitbart News article which itself was based on an outline articulated by Mark Levin.

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Vice President Pence to Deliver Commencement Address at Notre Dame

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 4:30pm 3/5/2017 at 4:30pm
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This is newsworthy because Notre Dame has a tradition of inviting the new president to give the address.

Campus Reform reports:

Pence, not Trump, to deliver ND Commencement address

Mike Pence will be the first U.S. vice president to deliver the commencement address at the University of Notre Dame, which traditionally invites the president...

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Thomas Friedman: no evidence of Trump/Russia collusion, ‘which is why we need a special prosecutor’

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 2:30pm 3/5/2017 at 2:30pm

One of Rush Limbaugh’s classic maxims is that when it comes to liberals’ demands for investigations, it’s not the nature of the evidence; it’s the seriousness of the charge that matters.

Thomas Friedman provided a perfect illustration of Rush’s rule on today’s Meet the Press. Discussing the notion that the Trump campaign might...

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As EU Mulls Tougher Gun Laws, Czechs Debate Gun Rights Amendment

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 12:30pm 3/5/2017 at 12:30pm
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The EU, in its ongoing effort to impose ever-increasing control over the countries under its purview, will be voting later this month to further tighten gun laws.  In response, the Czech government is considering amending their constitution to include the right to keep and bear arms.

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Georgia House Approves Campus Carry Bill

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 10:30am 3/5/2017 at 10:30am

The problem in Georgia seems to be the governor who doesn’t like the idea.

Savannah Now reported:

Georgia House backs bill allowing guns on college campuses

Despite Gov. Nathan Deal’s forceful veto last year, Georgia’s House approved another bill on Friday that would allow licensed gun owners to carry concealed handguns on public...

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