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AACONS Interviews Charles Krauthammer and Brian Kilmeade

Posted by  ▪  August 20, 2014

Fox News fixtures Charles Krauthammer and Brian Kilmeade discuss new books!

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Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson

Reports: Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson was beaten by Michael Brown

Posted by  ▪  August 20, 2014

How would this evidence have changed public perception had it come out before the riots?

Fox News is reporting that police officer Darren Wilson was severely beaten by Michael Brown during the confrontation that ended with Brown’s death: Darren Wilson, the Ferguson, Mo., police officer whose fatal shooting of Michael Brown touched off more than a week of demonstrations, suffered severe facial injuries, including an orbital (eye…
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Holder Goes to Ferguson, makes matters (a) better, or (b) worse?

Posted by  ▪  August 20, 2014

Will aggressive federal intervention make matters worse?

Attorney General Eric Holder is meeting with law enforcement and civil rights leaders in Ferguson, Missouri today in an attempt to ease racial tensions in the St. Louis Metro area. It’s unclear, however whether Holder’s presence will calm the violence, or make things more difficult for local and state law enforcement: Justice…
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Senior Hamas official: We were behind kidnapping and murder of 3 Israeli teens

Posted by  ▪  August 20, 2014

Viral NY Magazine article claimed Israel made it all up.

Earlier in the day, there were tweets from reporters about a Hamas admission during a conference in Turkey that its military wing was behind the kidnap and murder of there Israeli teens: #Breaking #Hamas leader Haruri takes responsibility for kidnaping, murder of three Israeli teens. Confession on @channel10 #fb— Richard C. Schneider…
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Obama Statement James Foley

Obama Statement on Beheading of James Foley

Posted by  ▪  August 20, 2014

“We will be vigilant and we will be relentless.”

President Obama just gave a live statement from Martha’s Vineyard on the beheading of journalist James Foley. He condemned the murder, insisted that it was not representative of Islam as many of ISIS’ victims are Muslim, and called to vigilence. #Breaking: “Entire world is appalled” at killing of Mr. Foley, POTUS says, calling…
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Texas Dems strategy imploding

Posted by  ▪  August 20, 2014

Why are Texas democrats willing to bet on a weak case against Rick Perry?

The midterm elections in Texas are shaping up to be just as interesting as the run to 2016, and the recent indictment of Governor Rick Perry is only serving as fuel for the fire as battle lines are drawn between conservatives and progressives. The apparent weakness of the charges against Governor Perry…
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Oakland Block the Boat sign No Peace Before Liberation

#BlockTheBoat – Once again BDS tells us it’s about destroying Israel

Posted by  ▪  August 20, 2014

By raising the Hamas flag, they tell us how they really feel

We have seen how on Twitter, and on the streets of Europe and elsewhere, the Boycott, Divest and Sanctions (BDS) movement tells us how they really feel. And how they really feel is that Israel must be destroyed. That’s not, of course, what they and their compatriots as groups like Jewish…
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Mohammed Deif

Mohammed Deif – Dead or Alive?

Posted by  ▪  August 20, 2014

Fate of Hamas military head uncertain after Israeli attack on his house

LIVE feeds added at bottom of post Mohammed Deif is the head of Hamas’ military wing. Israel has made several attempt to assassinate him over the years, injuring but not killing him. The latest was last night, but Deif’s fate is unknown: Hundreds of Palestinians turned out on Wednesday for the funeral of the wife…
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Rick Perry Mugshot cropped

The mugshot that launched a presidential campaign?

Posted by  ▪  August 19, 2014

If Rick Perry beats the charges, which he should, he emerges a hero and 2012 is ancient history.

Texas Governor Rick Perry was booked today on charges of abuse of power, but before he went in to pose for the greatest mugshot in the history of mugshots, he took the time to speak at a pickup rally organized in support of the Governor and his fight against Texas democrats. The…
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James Foley Journalist beheaded ISIS

American journalist James Foley reportedly beheaded by ISIS

Posted by  ▪  August 19, 2014

Evil.

ISIS has released a video purporting to show the beheading of American journalist James Wright Foley, who had been missing for almost two years. The video, which also threatens to do the same to a man identified as American journalist Steven Sotloff, will not be linked to on this blog. Foley…
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Tripoli

Someone bombed Tripoli, but who?

Posted by  ▪  August 19, 2014

At least six are dead, and no one knows who’s responsible.

In today’s bizarre news, at least six are dead in an airstrike that took out a small arms depot and other targets. The problem is, no one really knows who is responsible. The New York Times reports: Unidentified warplanes on Monday bombed a small arms depot and other locations in the Libyan capital, Tripoli,…
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Misleading Initial Narrative of Zimmerman-Martin Case Applied in Ferguson

Posted by  ▪  August 19, 2014

Ferguson Shooting Triggers A Too-Familiar Misinformation Cascade

The fatal shooting of the Mike Brown by police officer Darren Wilson has raised a hue and cry about a wide variety of social issues, among them the increasingly vitriolic nature of American race relations, the astonishing militarization of the police (or, perhaps more accurately, their equipment), and the curious (to…
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Rockets fired from Gaza civilian area at Israel

Rocket fire from Gaza, ceasefire talks over? (Live Updates and Video)(Update: Fighting Resumes)

Posted by  ▪  August 19, 2014

Hamas breaks truce again, instigates large scale rocket barrages and Israeli retaliation.

Update: Looks like the fighting is on again after Hamas and/or other Gaza groups started firing rockets into Israel even before the prior truce was over. The question is, how much will it escalate? More updates and coverage in live video and Twitter feeds at bottom of post: Israeli…
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Meet Rick Perry’s Legal Team

Posted by  ▪  August 19, 2014

Lawyers, assemble!

The recent indictment of Texas Governor Rick Perry has drawn the ridicule and ire of pundits and analysts from both sides of the aisle (even David Axelrod thinks the indictment is “sketchy,”) but Team Perry isn’t taking any chances when it comes to the Governor’s legal defense. Perry has hand-picked his counsel…
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Fake Photo Women Being Sold in Mosul

No, this is not a photo of women being sold in Mosul

Posted by  ▪  August 19, 2014

It’s a 2013 Egyptian protest.

The Featured Image is being spread widely on Twitter and Facebook as evidence of abducted women being sold either into slavery or marriage by ISIS in Mosul, Iraq. Now ISIS may very well be doing such things, but this is not a photo of ISIS selling women. It’s a photo from 2013 of…
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Mike Brown autopsy sketch

Eyewitness testimony often unreliable, as Michael Brown case already shows

Posted by  ▪  August 18, 2014

Eyewitness testimony often is not reliable, with or without motive to lie.

According to the preliminary report from the autopsy requested by the Michael Brown family, Brown was shot six times, four in the right arm and two in the head, the last head shot killing him. All of the shots entered from the front. These findings could end up being revised, but so…
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Amanda Carter

Montana Democratic Senate nominee has some strange video selfies

Posted by  ▪  August 18, 2014

Amanda Curtis’ state legislative career is one long video selfie, posted daily to YouTube.

We covered the story here. Senator John Walsh, busted for plagiarism and speak-o’s and other ridiculousness ended his reelection bid. Left without a Senate candidate, the Democrats picked a really interesting candidate to fill Walsh’s shoes. Meet Amanda Curtis: Politico reports: Curtis, 34, was chosen Saturday as the Democrats’ replacement candidate for Sen….
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