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House Passes “Fast Track” Trade

Posted by  ▪  June 19, 2015

Senate will consider TPA next week

House Passes “Fast Track” Trade

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6/19/2015 at 7:00am
Yesterday the House voted 218-208 to approve the “fast-track” Trade Promotion Authority bill. 28 Democrats sided with pro-trade Republicans, sending the measure on to the Senate. The House took a previous vote on TPA last week, and passed the measure; however, the bill was paired with the TAA, the Trade Adjustment…
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Attempted Murder Charge for Man Who Shot at George Zimmerman

Posted by  ▪  June 18, 2015

Could face the 10-20-Life rule

Attempted Murder Charge for Man Who Shot at George Zimmerman

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6/18/2015 at 8:41pm
Matthew Apperson, the man who tried to shoot George Zimmerman through the head last month, has been charged today with attempted murder (FS § 782.04), shooting into an occupied vehicle (FS § 790.19), and aggravated assault with a firearm (FS § 784.021), according to CNN. These charges also make Apperson vulnerable to…
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Encryption wouldn’t have stopped OPM breach, say officials

Posted by  ▪  June 18, 2015

The “most devastating cyberattack in our nation’s history”

Encryption wouldn’t have stopped OPM breach, say officials

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6/18/2015 at 7:05pm
The OPM mega-breach has created a nice bipartisan coalition in Congress—against the bureaucrats who allegedly did nothing to stop it. This week, members of Congress called for the resignation of OPM chief Katherine Archuleta after testimony revealed that security protecting OPM’s databases is so inadequate that some believe the systems…
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Can Brian Williams save MSNBC?

Posted by  ▪  June 18, 2015

Can Williams stop MSNBC’s death spiral, and vice versa?

Can Brian Williams save MSNBC?

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6/18/2015 at 5:31pm
Brian Williams flamed out at NBC Nightly News when it was revealed he exaggerated or invented parts of his life story. Williams was put on leave, and now will be on MSNBC: In its investigation of embattled “Nightly News” anchor Brian Williams, NBC found that the majority of his tall tales…
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New communications about Libya suggest info was withheld from House Select Committee

Posted by  ▪  June 18, 2015

What did Sid Blumenthal know, and when did he know it?

New communications about Libya suggest info was withheld from House Select Committee

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6/18/2015 at 4:05pm
Sid Blumenthal’s testimony before the House Select Committee on Benghazi created even more questions about former Secretary Clinton’s private email usage. Blumenthal provided the committee with 60 new emails; emails the committee says the State Department did not provide. The State Department kicked the can back to Mrs. Clinton saying they…
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Alexander Hamilton getting booted off the $10 bill and replaced with a woman treasury department american currency

Hamilton getting booted off the $10 bill and replaced with a woman

Posted by  ▪  June 18, 2015

Leave Alexander Hamilton alone!

Hamilton getting booted off the $10 bill and replaced with a woman

Alexander Hamilton getting booted off the $10 bill and replaced with a woman treasury department american currency
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6/18/2015 at 2:20pm
Up until Wednesday night, I figured the push to have a woman’s mug gracing American currency was nothing more than internet fun. Apparently, this is a thing that’s actually happening. Late Wednesday evening, Benny Johnson and Justin Green of IJ Review reported the new $10 could be available as soon as…
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Pope Francis’ Climate Change Encyclical, “Laudato Si”

Posted by  ▪  June 18, 2015

The papal teaching will not change the climate of global warming politics.

Pope Francis’ Climate Change Encyclical, “Laudato Si”

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6/18/2015 at 12:35pm
A leaked version of the climate change encyclical written by Pope Francis ignited a storm of controversy earlier this week. The unexpected leak of Pope Francis’ much-anticipated environmental encyclical has meant the return of something that not long ago was fairly common around the Vatican but had become often dormant during the…
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2014 Terror attack in OK

Woman Who Survived Beheading Attack Tells Her Story

Posted by  ▪  June 18, 2015

Workplace violence…

Woman Who Survived Beheading Attack Tells Her Story

2014 Terror attack in OK
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6/18/2015 at 11:00am
You may recall the horrific story of Colleen Hufford, a 54 year-old Oklahoma woman who was beheaded in 2014 by a co-worker who was a recent convert to Islam. The story shocked the nation and reminded many of the Fort Hood attack; some people insisted it wasn’t terrorism but just an act…
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Charleston Shooting Suspect

Suspect sought in Charleston church murders (UPDATED – Captured Alive)

Posted by  ▪  June 18, 2015

9 killed in Church shooting

Suspect sought in Charleston church murders (UPDATED – Captured Alive)

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6/18/2015 at 9:30am
AP reports on the church shooting last night in Charleston, South Carolina: A white man opened fire during a prayer meeting inside a historic black church in downtown Charleston, killing nine people, including the pastor, in an assault authorities described as a hate crime. The suspect attended the meeting at the church Wednesday…
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Full 9th Circuit hears “Good Cause” 2A Ruling

Posted by  ▪  June 18, 2015

During “en banc” hearing, one Circuit judge suggests permission to carry unloaded gun satisfies 2nd Amendment

Full 9th Circuit hears “Good Cause” 2A Ruling

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6/18/2015 at 8:15am
This past Tuesday, the federal 9th Circuit held oral arguments on a re-hearing en banc on two consolidated gun control cases, Peruta v. County of San Diego and Richards v. County of Yolo. Both Peruta and Richards involve a provision of California gun control law that allows county Sheriffs to deny the…
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Perot and Trump

Branco Cartoon – Spoilers

Posted by  ▪  June 18, 2015

Party time.

Branco Cartoon – Spoilers

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6/18/2015 at 7:00am
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Hillbilly banjo band heckles marathon runners

Posted by  ▪  June 17, 2015

Why? Because life is too short not to enjoy a good hillbilly heckling.

Hillbilly banjo band heckles marathon runners

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6/17/2015 at 8:30pm
Don’t ever change, Internet. Otherwise how else would we be able to enjoy the simple pleasures in life, like this hillbilly banjo band hilariously heckling marathon runners? From a local Fox News affiliate in Franklin, TN: Marathon runners in Leiper’s Fork were greeted with an unexpected surprise along their route in Franklin…
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Hit or Miss? Jeb Bush “Slow Jams the News” With Jimmy Fallon

Posted by  ▪  June 17, 2015

Better to be part of the gag than the butt of the joke

Hit or Miss? Jeb Bush “Slow Jams the News” With Jimmy Fallon

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6/17/2015 at 7:00pm
Governor Bush joined Jimmy Fallon and The Roots to “Slow Jam The News” Tuesday night. The sketch geared towards newsy, political types, has featured Chris Christie, Mitt Romney, Brian Williams, and even President Obama. Real news, or more accurately — talking points, are sandwiched between Jimmy Fallon’s pun-y innuendo and The…
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Trump announcement like “throwing a hand grenade into the room”

Posted by  ▪  June 17, 2015

My appearance on The Joe Thomas Show – talking Trump, Jeb!, and Hillary

Trump announcement like “throwing a hand grenade into the room”

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6/17/2015 at 5:30pm
I was interviewed on the Joe Thomas Show on WCHV, Charlottesville, VA. We started off talking about Donald Trump’s announcement that he is running for president. My take: “Donald Trump entering the race is pretty much like somebody throwing a hand grenade into the room. He is going to get attention, he’s probably…
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Everyone panic, California is about to destroy Uber

Posted by  ▪  June 17, 2015

The end of the “sharing economy?”

Everyone panic, California is about to destroy Uber

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6/17/2015 at 4:06pm
Real talk: Uber is a fantastic service. Living in Washington, D.C., I’ve come to appreciate the availability of drivers who know the city well enough to not get me stuck in a quagmire when I’m making a quick trip across town. It’s a rare thing, and 9 times out of 10,…
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Civil forfeiture laws claim another victim

Posted by  ▪  June 17, 2015

Kiss your life savings goodbye!

Civil forfeiture laws claim another victim

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6/17/2015 at 2:33pm
There’s a simple explanation for why civil asset forfeiture laws are coming under fire—they ruin lives. Not in the way a hefty speeding ticket or 7 am-on-the-dot tow “ruins lives,” but in a real, “my life savings are gone and I don’t know how I’m going to pay for my next…
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Bernie Sanders Vermont President 2016

Sanders closing in on… Hillary?

Posted by  ▪  June 17, 2015

Has the liberal insurgent arrived?

Sanders closing in on… Hillary?

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6/17/2015 at 1:00pm
Hillary might have her work cut out for her after all. A new poll shows Sen. Sanders narrowing Hillary’s gap in the sparsely populated Democratic presidential primary field… at least in New Hampshire. According to a poll released by Morning Consult, Hillary’s lead in New Hampshire has dwindled to 12 points over…
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