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Gavin Long

Baton Rouge Shooter Described Cop Killings as ‘Necessary Evil’

Posted by  ▪  July 21, 2016

Long also allegedly suffered from PTSD.

Baton Rouge Shooter Described Cop Killings as ‘Necessary Evil’

Gavin Long
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7/21/2016 at 11:30am
Baton Rouge shooter Gavin Long described killing cops as a “necessary evil” and talked about taking action against law enforcement in his manifesto: In the letter, Long said he expected people who knew him wouldn’t believe he would commit “such horrendous acts of violence.” He wrote that he viewed his actions as…
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Two-thirds of German elite support Merkel’s Mass Migration Policy, poll reveals

Two-thirds of German elite support Merkel’s Mass Migration Policy, poll reveals

Posted by  ▪  July 21, 2016

56 percent wants Germany to punish UK for Brexit, opinion poll of Germany’s business and political leaders

Two-thirds of German elite support Merkel’s Mass Migration Policy, poll reveals

Two-thirds of German elite support Merkel’s Mass Migration Policy, poll reveals
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7/21/2016 at 10:00am
“German problems are rarely German problems alone,” wrote German philosopher Ralf Dahrendorf once. German problems tragically tend to engulf the rest of world as well. The two Great Wars of the 20th century have been no exception. As European civilisation, having overcome Nazism and Communism in the last century, faces another existential threat in…
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Corey Menafee

Yale Rehires Employee Who Smashed “Racist” Stained Glass Window

Posted by  ▪  July 21, 2016

Rewarding bad behavior.

Yale Rehires Employee Who Smashed “Racist” Stained Glass Window

Corey Menafee
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7/21/2016 at 8:30am
Last week, Yale cafeteria worker Corey Menafee “resigned” from his job after smashing a stained glass window at the school claiming the image was racist and made him angry. This was the window, pre-smashing: The school declined to press any charges and Menafee was held up as a hero by the social justice…
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2016 Party Platforms

Branco Cartoon – Platform Diving

Posted by  ▪  July 21, 2016

Who’s all wet?

Branco Cartoon – Platform Diving

2016 Party Platforms
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7/21/2016 at 7:00am
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Ted Cruz Booed Off RNC Stage For Refusing to Explicitly Endorse Trump

Ted Cruz Booed Off RNC Stage For Failing to Endorse Trump

Posted by  ▪  July 20, 2016

“Vote Your Conscience”

Ted Cruz Booed Off RNC Stage For Failing to Endorse Trump

Ted Cruz Booed Off RNC Stage For Refusing to Explicitly Endorse Trump
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7/20/2016 at 10:49pm
This is now one of my top five favorite moments in convention speeches. Senator Cruz was given a prime time slot in Wednesday’s Republican National Convention lineup. Cruz didn’t encourage convention goers and watchers to vote Trump, rather to vote their conscience. When delegates realized he wasn’t going to explicitly endorse…
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Will anti-Israel academic boycotters now also boycott Turkish universities?

Posted by  ▪  July 20, 2016

Turkey a test case whether leftist professors will boycott universities in majority-Muslim countries, or just the majority-Jewish one.

Will anti-Israel academic boycotters now also boycott Turkish universities?

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7/20/2016 at 8:30pm
It was one of the most notorious statements of the academic boycott movement against Israel. Shortly after the American Studies Association adopted the academic boycott of Israel in December 2013, and a firestorm of condemnation by University Presidents and associations erupted, then ASA President Curtis Marez justified singling out Israel because “one…
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WATCH LIVE: Day 3 of the Republican National Convention

Posted by  ▪  July 20, 2016

Make America First Again

WATCH LIVE: Day 3 of the Republican National Convention

WATCH LIVE Republican National Convention live stream monday agenda speakers line up real time reaction donald trump melania trump
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7/20/2016 at 7:00pm
Welcome to our live coverage of the third night of this year’s Republican National Convention! Primetime speeches kick off at 7:30 EST. Watch speakers live and see real time commentary from political media and LI authors. I’ll be updating throughout the evening as the situation warrants. Full speeches can be found beneath…
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Pavel Sheremet

Journalist Pavel Sheremet Assassinated in Ukraine

Posted by  ▪  July 20, 2016

Authorities have asked the FBI to assist in the investigation.

Journalist Pavel Sheremet Assassinated in Ukraine

Pavel Sheremet
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7/20/2016 at 5:30pm
Prominent journalist Pavel Sheremet died in a car bombing in Kiev, Ukraine, today. The Belarusian journalist went to Ukraine from Russia after the Kremlin clamped down on the media and his cameraman was murdered. The authorities do not have any suspects. However, the car belonged to Sheremet’s partner Olena Prytula, the founding…
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BACON

86-Year-Old Woman Fights Off Thief With Bacon

Posted by  ▪  July 20, 2016

Bacon is magic.

86-Year-Old Woman Fights Off Thief With Bacon

BACON
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7/20/2016 at 4:00pm
An 86-year-old woman fought off a potential thief with a package of bacon. Yes, BACON. The woman took out £250 before she entered the Iceland supermarket in Manchester to buy some groceries. Another woman grabbed her shopping cart and demanded the money. Instead of giving in, the elderly woman grabbed her package of bacon…
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College Campus Assault New NRA Ad Gets Personal second amendment gun control

College Campus Assault: New NRA Ad Gets Personal

Posted by  ▪  July 20, 2016

“If that predator—or anyone else—tries to harm me or my family, they have to come through my firearm first.”

College Campus Assault: New NRA Ad Gets Personal

College Campus Assault New NRA Ad Gets Personal second amendment gun control
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7/20/2016 at 2:30pm
When Kim Corban was a 20-year-old college student, a predator broke into her student housing and assaulted her in the middle of the night. Years later, Corban is now a mother of two and she has a message for any would-be predators who count on unarmed, defenseless victims like 20-year-old Corban. Corban…
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Erdogan

Erdogan Reaches Out to Obama About Extraditing Gulen

Posted by  ▪  July 20, 2016

The Turkish government blames the failed coup on Gulen, a one time Erdogan ally.

Erdogan Reaches Out to Obama About Extraditing Gulen

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7/20/2016 at 1:00pm
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has reached out to President Barack Obama about extraditing Fethullah Gülen, who he blames for the failed coup on Friday. The White House said: “The president made clear to President Erdogan that the United States doesn’t support terrorists and doesn’t support individuals who conspired to overthrow a…
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As EU-Turkey Deal Falters, 3 Million Migrants Wait to Cross into Europe

Posted by  ▪  July 20, 2016

Another half a million standing by on North African shores, says senior EU official

As EU-Turkey Deal Falters, 3 Million Migrants Wait to Cross into Europe

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7/20/2016 at 11:30am
With terrorists associated to the Islamic State striking one European city after another, Secretary John Kerry went on CNN saying, the ISIS was “on the run.” The blood wasn’t yet washed off the pavements of Nice, France where an Islamist mowed down 84 people to death, an Afghan ‘refugee’ went on a stabbing…
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U.K.’s Bold, New Leader Shuts Climate Change Dept.

Posted by  ▪  July 20, 2016

After #Brexit, Prime Minister Theresa May changes political climate dramatically.

U.K.’s Bold, New Leader Shuts Climate Change Dept.

LI #71c Theresa May
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7/20/2016 at 10:00am
One of the new pieces of good news coming from Europe last week was from Great Britain. In the wake of the #Brexit vote, U.K.’s new Prime Minister felt empowered to shut an entire government department. British Prime Minister Theresa May has been facing criticism during her first few days in office over her…
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Hillary Obama 08

Remember When Hillary Accused Obama of Plagiarism?

Posted by  ▪  July 20, 2016

“Change you can Xerox.”

Remember When Hillary Accused Obama of Plagiarism?

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7/20/2016 at 8:30am
The media has decided that the alleged Melania Trump plagiarism story is the greatest thing that’s ever happened in American politics. So as long as we’re on the subject, let’s look back at the last time plagiarism was alleged in a presidential election. It was 2008, and a young Senator from Illinois…
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Maddow Mocks RNC Speaker, Woman Golfer Gulbis, for Modest Ranking

Posted by  ▪  July 20, 2016

If Tiger Woods Supported a Republican, Maddow Would Probably Dismiss Him as ‘a Golfer Currently Ranked 628 in the World’

Maddow Mocks RNC Speaker, Woman Golfer Gulbis, for Modest Ranking

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7/20/2016 at 7:00am
Where does Rachel Maddow’s feminist solidarity end? When a woman has the audacity to support a Republican . . . On MSNBC, commenting on tonight’s RNC, Maddow twice mocked speaker Natalie Gulbis, a professional golfer, for her current modest world ranking of about 500. In doing so, Maddow ignored the fact that…
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Maine Lighthouse #01

Election Season Trinkets in New England

Posted by  ▪  July 19, 2016

My quest for the perfect birthday gift in Kennebunkport!

Election Season Trinkets in New England

Maine Lighthouse #01
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7/19/2016 at 8:00pm
Last week, my beloved husband took me on a much needed birthday vacation in Maine. Despite the fact that I was trying to ignore the 2016 election insanity for a brief time, I couldn’t entirely escape it. When we hit a tourist shop in Kennebunkport, Maine, we were astonished by the amount of…
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WATCH LIVE: Day 2 of the Republican National Convention

Posted by  ▪  July 19, 2016

Make America Work Again

WATCH LIVE: Day 2 of the Republican National Convention

WATCH LIVE Republican National Convention live stream monday agenda speakers line up real time reaction donald trump melania trump
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7/19/2016 at 6:00pm
Welcome to our live coverage of the the second night of this year’s Republican National Convention! Primetime speeches kick off at 8:00 EST. Watch speakers live and see real time commentary from political media and LI authors. I’ll be updating throughout the evening as the situation warrants. The lineup: First, the official coronation….
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