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Race Tightens for Chaffetz’s House Seat a Day Before Primary

Posted by  ▪  August 14, 2017

Establishment vs. Outsiders

Race Tightens for Chaffetz’s House Seat a Day Before Primary

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8/14/2017 at 4:00pm
Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) shocked the country last year when he said he planned to step down from his seat. Now those in his GOP-dominated district will hit the polls on Tuesday to determine the GOP candidate for the special election, who will probably have no problem winning next November. Who will…
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WJIHCczsbJo

Prager U: How Iraq Was Won and Lost

Posted by  ▪  August 14, 2017

What if people have the war in Iraq backwards?

Prager U: How Iraq Was Won and Lost

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WJIHCczsbJo
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8/14/2017 at 3:00pm
“What if people have the war in Iraq backwards? What if George W. Bush and the U.S. military won it, and Barack Obama and the Democrats gave it away?” Prager U asks in their latest video installment. Watch: If you ask most people about the Iraq War, they’ll tell you it was a…
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Obama Was Warned About Russian Interference in Western Political Systems in 2014

Posted by  ▪  August 14, 2017

“They were warned. They underestimated it until it was too late.”

Obama Was Warned About Russian Interference in Western Political Systems in 2014

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8/14/2017 at 2:30pm
A report from Politico shows that national security officials warned former President Barack Obama of Russian interference in Western political systems, including the United States. Politico reported: As early as 2014, the administration received a report that quoted a well-connected Russian source as saying that the Kremlin was building a disinformation arm…
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qCZNCmMFwcI

HuffPo Article Defends Actions of Student Protesters at Evergreen State

Posted by  ▪  August 14, 2017

“conservative and far-right forces have intensified their targeting of higher education”

HuffPo Article Defends Actions of Student Protesters at Evergreen State

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qCZNCmMFwcI
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8/14/2017 at 1:30pm
You knew someone was going to write something like this eventually. Of course it was the HuffPo: Another Side Of The Evergreen State College Story In recent months, conservative and far-right forces have intensified their targeting of higher education, particularly outspoken faculty members who stand up for equity and diversity. In HuffPost, Matthew Houghly…
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Trump Denounces Bigotry, Violence, Neo-Nazis, and Hate in Statement

Posted by  ▪  August 14, 2017

“Racism is evil”

Trump Denounces Bigotry, Violence, Neo-Nazis, and Hate in Statement

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8/14/2017 at 12:49pm
After a weekend of violence in Charlottesville, President Trump held a brief press conference to denounce neo-Nazis, the KKK, and white supremacists who instigated protests. Full statement: DOJ has opened civil rights investigation into deadly car attack Two days after blaming “all sides” for violence in #Charlottesville, Pres. Trump says KKK, Neo-Nazis and White…
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Richmond Local CBS Photojournalist Left Bloodied After Unprovoked Attack by Antifa Protesters

Posted by  ▪  August 14, 2017

“This is not a peaceful protest”

Richmond Local CBS Photojournalist Left Bloodied After Unprovoked Attack by Antifa Protesters

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8/14/2017 at 11:45am
Sunday night, a local CBS Photojournalist was attacked by Antifa protesters. The photojournalist was standing on the sidelines of the protest filming with his iPhone when he was attacked. He was not on duty at the time. Watch: Our @CBS6 photojournalist assaulted in the head while shooting protests in Richmond. In the hospital…
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Campus Carry Now in Effect at Texas Community Colleges

Posted by  ▪  August 14, 2017

“lets anyone with a gun license over 21 carry a handgun”

Campus Carry Now in Effect at Texas Community Colleges

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8/14/2017 at 10:30am
Campus carry at Texas community colleges went into effect at the beginning of this month. No problems so far. From USA Today: Campus carry comes, quietly, to Texas community colleges A year after it was implemented at four-year universities, campus carry was quietly put into effect at community colleges in Texas on Aug. 1. Before…
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https://youtu.be/ucyVk6SQyrk

Morning Joe: Al Sharpton Attacked for Refusing to Call Trump a Racist (Really)

Posted by  ▪  August 14, 2017

Deutsch: “You can’t say the president is a racist? You can’t say that?”

Morning Joe: Al Sharpton Attacked for Refusing to Call Trump a Racist (Really)

https://youtu.be/ucyVk6SQyrk
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8/14/2017 at 10:10am
Q. How do you know that Charlottesville has caused the left to utterly lose its mind? A. When Al Sharpton—Al Sharpton!—gets attacked by a fellow liberal for refusing to go far enough in his condemnation of President Trump. Today’s Morning Joe offered the spectacle of Donny Deutsch—a quintessential Upper West Side/Hamptons liberal—attacking Sharpton…
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LqMN3cVxUk4

Don’t get blindsided by solar eclipse scams

Posted by  ▪  August 14, 2017

Be sure to buy properly rated equipment and know how to use it!

Don’t get blindsided by solar eclipse scams

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LqMN3cVxUk4
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8/14/2017 at 8:30am
Legal Insurrection has been keeping an eye on the excitement about the Great American Solar Eclipse. While many people are flocking to the path of totality that will stretch across 14 states in this nation, there are concerns that scammers are trying to sell eclipse enthusiasts unsafe viewing glasses: “We should have anticipated…
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Washington State Prof Says Colin Kaepernick Just Holding America Accountable

Posted by  ▪  August 14, 2017

‘historical failure to honor Black life’

Washington State Prof Says Colin Kaepernick Just Holding America Accountable

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8/14/2017 at 7:30am
This is the most creative excuse for Colin Kaepernick’s behavior so far. The College Fix reports: Prof: Colin Kaepernick just holding America accountable for ‘historical failure to honor Black life’ What’s the big deal about NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick not yet being signed by a team? It shows how utterly racist the league — and…
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Branco Cartoon – Smear Job

Posted by  ▪  August 14, 2017

Branco Cartoon – Smear Job

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8/14/2017 at 7:00am
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http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/reactions-to-deadly-charlottesville-violence/

Charlottesville

Posted by  ▪  August 13, 2017

Some thoughts.

Charlottesville

http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/reactions-to-deadly-charlottesville-violence/
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8/13/2017 at 10:00pm
For the past 36 hours I’ve tried to gather my thoughts about the Charlottesville riots and killing of 32-year-old Heather Heyer. Here goes, in no particular order. Free Speech. The sight of neo-Nazis marching with torches was nauseating. But even Nazis are protected by the First Amendment. That’s why a federal judge declined…
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https://twitter.com/fired4truth?lang=en

The Ritual Shaming of James Damore still matters

Posted by  ▪  August 13, 2017

Controlling speech through mob rule, from campus to corporation to political culture

The Ritual Shaming of James Damore still matters

https://twitter.com/fired4truth?lang=en
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8/13/2017 at 8:05pm
After the Charlottesville riots and killing of a woman, the Google firing of James Damore seems like it took place years ago. But it was just a week ago. While Charlottesville will dominate the headlines and political debate in coming weeks, the Google firing of Damore retains its significance, as it reflects a…
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https://youtu.be/AuKBXW21wzo

Elizabeth Warren Netroots 2017 Speech: First Shot in 2020 Campaign?

Posted by  ▪  August 13, 2017

Warren on progressives: “We are the heart and soul of today’s Democratic Party”

Elizabeth Warren Netroots 2017 Speech: First Shot in 2020 Campaign?

https://youtu.be/AuKBXW21wzo
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8/13/2017 at 6:30pm
Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) fired up the Netroots crowd with one of her now-familiar red meat-tossing,  flame-throwing speeches.  The speech is being touted as the launch of her 2020 presidential campaign. Warren railed against moderate Democrats and insisted that “we are not a wing of today’s Democratic Party. We are the heart…
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ySkhs3n8jCU

UK To Face ‘Islamist Terror Threat For Next 30 Years,’ Says Former Spy Chief

Posted by  ▪  August 13, 2017

Jihad in the UK a “generational problem”, won’t be going away anytime soon: ex-Director General of MI5

UK To Face ‘Islamist Terror Threat For Next 30 Years,’ Says Former Spy Chief

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ySkhs3n8jCU
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8/13/2017 at 5:00pm
The UK might “face an Islamist terrorist threat for the next 30 years,” warns country’s former spy chief. According to Jonathan Evans, who resigned as Director General of MI5 four years ago, threat of Jihad to the country was a “generational problem” and won’t be going away anytime soon. “I think…
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https://twitter.com/DDNewsLive/status/896228258408144896

World’s Oldest Man, An Israeli Holocaust Survivor, Dies At 113

Posted by  ▪  August 13, 2017

. . . only one month shy of his 114th birthday

World’s Oldest Man, An Israeli Holocaust Survivor, Dies At 113

https://twitter.com/DDNewsLive/status/896228258408144896
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8/13/2017 at 4:30pm
Born in Poland in 1903, Yisrael Kristal was verified by the Guinness Book of World Records as the world’s oldest man.  He had endured Auschwitz and the loss of his first wife and two children to Hitler’s death camps.  He died one month shy of his 114th birthday, may he rest…
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https://youtu.be/ywes85h2ASA

Trump Signs New Bill Intended to Give Veterans Greater Healthcare Choices

Posted by  ▪  August 13, 2017

“This bill will ensure that veterans continue to have the ability to see the doctor of their choice,”

Trump Signs New Bill Intended to Give Veterans Greater Healthcare Choices

https://youtu.be/ywes85h2ASA
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8/13/2017 at 3:30pm
Improving healthcare for veterans was one of the central tenets of Trump’s presidential campaign. This weekend, he took another step towards that goal by singing a bill which will allow veterans to seek private care. Joel Gehrke reports at the Washington Examiner: Trump signs bill helping vets get access to private medical care President…
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