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Media Poll

Poll Finds 70% of Americans Believe Media is Biased

Posted by  ▪  July 7, 2015

Watching the watchdogs.

Poll Finds 70% of Americans Believe Media is Biased

Media Poll
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7/7/2015 at 10:00am
Media bias is no longer a problem perceived only by conservative bloggers. A Gallup poll last fall found 60% didn’t trust mass media but a new survey from USA Today and the Newseum Institute finds that 70% of Americans believe the media is biased. Clearly, the scandals of Brian Williams and George…
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Rick Perry’s unorthodox economic opportunity speech went there

Posted by  ▪  July 7, 2015

A lesson on how to address the issue of slavery and black poverty

Rick Perry’s unorthodox economic opportunity speech went there

Rick Perry Jobs Economic Opportunity Speech Slavery Party of Lincoln Republican 2016 President Jesse Washington
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7/7/2015 at 8:30am
Somewhat overshadowed by the Independence Day holiday weekend, Rick Perry’s unorthodox jobs and economic growth speech ruffled all the right feathers. Candidate job plans tend to blur together because regardless of party affiliation, they’re virtually indistinguishable. Reduce/raise taxes, decrease/increase regulation, “get America working again!”, “yada yada yada middle class!” Then there’s…
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Sidewalks Stimulus Plan Warren RI 2015

Obama sidewalks

Posted by  ▪  July 7, 2015

The Stimulus sidewalks of Warren (RI) revisited

Obama sidewalks

Sidewalks Stimulus Plan Warren RI 2015
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7/7/2015 at 7:00am
Remember the Miles of New Sidewalks, and Empty Stores I wrote about on July 6, 2010? It concerned federal Stimulus Plan “shovel ready” construction of miles of sidewalks in Warren, Rhode Island, which were built pretty much just for the sake of building them: Warren, Rhode Island, has new sidewalks from the center…
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George W. Bush 100K

Wishing President George W. Bush a very happy birthday

Posted by  ▪  July 6, 2015

Not to be misunderestimated

Wishing President George W. Bush a very happy birthday

George W. Bush 100K
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7/6/2015 at 7:45pm
Today, former President George W. Bush celebrates his 69th birthday. To commemorate this great man, world class leader, and Texan, we’ve compiled some of our favorite W moments. This great moment in baseball history His SMU Commencement Speech from earlier this year His post-9/11 bullhorn speech W.’s knack for mixing up words I have it…
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American Crossroads Hillary Clinton Ad

Guess what the Clinton campaign had to say about press access and Bernie Sanders

Posted by  ▪  July 6, 2015

“We try to allow as much access as possible”

Guess what the Clinton campaign had to say about press access and Bernie Sanders

American Crossroads Hillary Clinton Ad
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7/6/2015 at 6:00pm
Amazingly, Hillary Clinton’s campaign has a Communications Director. Constructing approximately five answers to press questions per year must be an incredibly grueling job. Monday morning Jennifer Palmieri sat down with MSNBC’s Morning Joe to chat about the state of the campaign. Morning Joe showed a absurdly ridiculous footage of press who…
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[Megan Marzec ordering arrest of Pro Israel student Rebecca Sebo Ohio University)credit: Kaitlin Owens video)]

Has Israel lost Democratic “opinion elites”?

Posted by  ▪  July 6, 2015

My column at The Times of Israel responding to Frank Luntz’s survey.

Has Israel lost Democratic “opinion elites”?

[Megan Marzec ordering arrest of Pro Israel student Rebecca Sebo Ohio University)credit: Kaitlin Owens video)]
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7/6/2015 at 4:15pm
Frank Luntz recently conducted polling of American “opinion elites” attitudes toward Israel. The results, but not the data, were published in an article by David Horvitz, Editor in Chief of The Times of Israel, Israel losing Democrats, ‘can’t claim bipartisan US support,’ top pollster warns: Three quarters of highly educated, high income, publicly…
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https://twitter.com/TeamVaroufakis/status/617750910278725633

Greek Debt Crisis Makes Waves in US Markets

Posted by  ▪  July 6, 2015

Dow rebounds, crude still down

Greek Debt Crisis Makes Waves in US Markets

https://twitter.com/TeamVaroufakis/status/617750910278725633
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7/6/2015 at 2:54pm
US stock prices sank into the negative this morning in the wake of Greece’s landslide “no” vote rejecting a referendum that would have created yet a new layer in the flailing country’s creditor-debtor relationship with more stable Eurozone countries. In the US, the Dow showed a mid-morning flatline, but recovered by…
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EPA coal plant

Conservatives are right to question the EPA–here’s proof

Posted by  ▪  July 6, 2015

It’s not paranoia if they’re actually plotting against you.

Conservatives are right to question the EPA–here’s proof

EPA coal plant
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7/6/2015 at 1:25pm
Earlier this month, the EPA lost big when the Supreme Court ruled that the agency had erred during implementation of new regulations governing coal-fired power plants. That blow came on the heels of Congressional action against the EPA’s new “Waters of the United States” rule, which opponents rightly argue amounts to…
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Iran Lobby Targets Legislators Who Oppose Nuclear Deal

Posted by  ▪  July 6, 2015

Democratic Congressman in the crosshairs.

Iran Lobby Targets Legislators Who Oppose Nuclear Deal

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7/6/2015 at 11:30am
Adam Kredo of the Free Beacon obtained an e-mail threatening Democratic legislators who have doubts about the nuclear deal with Iran that the administration is negotiating. “Democrats in Congress are the only remaining obstacle to finalizing today’s historic deal,” Zack Malitz, campaign manager for CREDO, said in a statement emailed to reporters…
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Don’t like Hillary’s press pen? Blame the media.

Posted by  ▪  July 6, 2015

“This is humiliating.”

Don’t like Hillary’s press pen? Blame the media.

reporters-roped-off-from-hillary
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7/6/2015 at 10:00am
On Saturday, the internet exploded after Hillary Clinton’s campaign lasso’d reporters covering an Independence Day parade into an actual, mobile pen. It was a terrible visual for the Clinton machine, and as Aleister pointed out yesterday, revealed yet another crack in the facade hiding an operation that is barely holding itself…
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FIFA Nike soccer ad

“American Woman” ad is real feminism…in beast mode

Posted by  ▪  July 6, 2015

#OneMore reason to keep fighting

“American Woman” ad is real feminism…in beast mode

FIFA Nike soccer ad
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7/6/2015 at 8:30am
If you’ve been away from all technology (and nestled comfortably under a rock) since Sunday afternoon, you should know that the US women’s soccer team dominated Japan in the final match of the World Cup 5-2. It was a big deal: Pure joy. @AbbyWambach #USAvJPN #FWWConFOX pic.twitter.com/ChM2OmmUJv— FOX Sports (@FOXSports) July 6,…
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Mailbox - United We Stand - Rhode Island

Toto, I’ve a feeling we’re not in Ithaca anymore

Posted by  ▪  July 6, 2015

We must be over the border.

Toto, I’ve a feeling we’re not in Ithaca anymore

Mailbox - United We Stand - Rhode Island
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7/6/2015 at 7:00am
I spent July 4 weekend back in my previous home State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations. Having lived full time in Ithaca (NY) for the past two years, I had forgotten what it’s like in ‘merica. It felt really good.
 
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Revisiting the ugly Vassar College anti-Israel academic boycott

Posted by  ▪  July 5, 2015

It started with a course boycott and ended with a Nazi cartoon.

Revisiting the ugly Vassar College anti-Israel academic boycott

Vassar Nazi Poster cropped bottom
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7/5/2015 at 9:30pm
In the spring of 2014, a series of ugly incidents rocked the campus of Vassar College, a small liberal arts college just north of New York City. It started with a boycott protest against a course that involved travel to Israel and the West Bank, including forcing a professor and students to…
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Ted Cruz

Cruz Campaign and Supporters Raise $51 Million in Three Months

Posted by  ▪  July 5, 2015

The money man

Cruz Campaign and Supporters Raise $51 Million in Three Months

Ted Cruz
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7/5/2015 at 7:45pm
Back in March, Ted Cruz raised $2 million in three days but the haul his campaign and supporter groups has brought in over the last three months makes that look like small potatoes. According to a new report from Reuters, Cruz has entered impressive territory: Cruz presidential campaign says supporters donated $51 million Republican…
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Nikki Haley speech

Nikki Haley on Short List for Veep?

Posted by  ▪  July 5, 2015

Demonstrating leadership . . .

Nikki Haley on Short List for Veep?

Nikki Haley speech
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7/5/2015 at 6:00pm
South Carolina governor Nikki Haley’s political capital is rising. Her leadership in the wake of the shooting in Charleston has some wondering if she’s now a contender for vice president on the GOP’s 2016 ticket. Joseph Weber of FOX News: Haley’s Charleston response, Confederate flag stand spark VP talk South Carolina GOP Gov. Nikki…
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Jerry Brown

Hollywood anti-vaxxers now hate Gov. Jerry Brown

Posted by  ▪  July 5, 2015

Mandatory vaccination push earns Governor title “corporate fascist”

Hollywood anti-vaxxers now hate Gov. Jerry Brown

Jerry Brown
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7/5/2015 at 4:30pm
After California became the epicenter of a measles outbreak earlier this year, the state’s legislature proposed a tough, new bill making vaccinations for children attending public school mandatory (with few exceptions.) Governor Jerry Brown just signed that bill into law. Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed into law one of the nation’s strictest…
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https://twitter.com/TeamVaroufakis/status/617750910278725633

GREEK REFERENDUM RESULTS LIVE – Overwhelming Rejection

Posted by  ▪  July 5, 2015

The end of the EU and Euro as we know it?

GREEK REFERENDUM RESULTS LIVE – Overwhelming Rejection

https://twitter.com/TeamVaroufakis/status/617750910278725633
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7/5/2015 at 2:47pm
Live Video and Twitter feeds at bottom of post. The initial results from the referendum on Greece whether to agree to an austerity plan are pointing to a huge “No” vote. The Wall Street Journal reports: A first official projection of Greece’s referendum outcome, based on early counting, said that at least 61% of…
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