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Donald Trump Makes it Official with the GOP

Posted by  ▪  September 3, 2015

DT + GOP

Donald Trump Makes it Official with the GOP

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9/3/2015 at 5:30pm
Today, Donald Trump took a major step toward dispelling fears that his dedication to the GOP may be fleeting. After a meeting with RNC Chairman Reince Priebus, Trump held a public press conference and signed a loyalty pledge to the party. Under the pledge, he promised to support the Republican party’s…
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EXCLUSIVE: Pro-Scott Walker PAC Maps Out Aggressive Digital Strategy for Iowa

Posted by  ▪  September 3, 2015

Moving beyond traditional media outlets

EXCLUSIVE: Pro-Scott Walker PAC Maps Out Aggressive Digital Strategy for Iowa

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9/3/2015 at 3:45pm
Thursday, a pro-Scott Walker SuperPAC announced the release of its first television ad of the campaign cycle. “Fight & Win,” hits Iowa airwaves Tuesday. As the name suggests, the ad highlights Walker’s experience successfully fighting unions. Unintimidated PAC announced in early August that, $7 million in television time in Iowa from September…
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Buzz Around Biden Continues to Grow

Posted by  ▪  September 3, 2015

Will Joe run in 2016?

Buzz Around Biden Continues to Grow

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9/3/2015 at 2:30pm
As Hillary Clinton continues to stumble over scandals and sink in the polls, speculation is growing around the possibility of a Joe Biden run for 2016. A trip to Florida by the VP this week is fueling the fire. Ed O’Keefe of the Washington Post: A speech. A party fundraiser. In Florida. Clinton?…
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Game Changer: Putin deploys Russian troops in Syria

Posted by  ▪  September 3, 2015

Emboldened by Obama’s retreat, Iran and Russia carve out a new Middle East

Game Changer: Putin deploys Russian troops in Syria

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9/3/2015 at 1:00pm
As if biting off a big chunk off Ukraine in Crimea wasn’t enough, Putin is now putting Russian troops on the ground in Syria. Counting on President Obama’s continuing Foreign Policy paralysis on Syria, Russian army is reinforcing Dictator Bashar al-Assad’s air and ground forces. Neither Russia nor Assad’s Syria have any…
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State Department seeks temporary halt of Hillary email case (Updated)

Posted by  ▪  September 3, 2015

In court filing seeks “coordinating judge” — Ploy to get Judge Sullivan off the case?

State Department seeks temporary halt of Hillary email case (Updated)

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9/3/2015 at 11:18am
UPDATE: The State Department has filed a Motion to Stay the Judicial Watch case seeking information regarding Huma Abedin’s non-State Department employment, including emails sent and received by Hillary Clinton. The full motion is at the bottom of this post. ORIGINAL: The State Department just filed a motion in federal court seeking a…
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Fed Court throws out Tom Brady Deflategate Suspension (court decision included)

Posted by  ▪  September 3, 2015

Internet reacts just as expected

Fed Court throws out Tom Brady Deflategate Suspension (court decision included)

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9/3/2015 at 10:57am
A federal judge tossed out the controversial ‘Deflategate’ decision Thursday morning. New England Patriots’ quarterback Tom Brady was suspended for the first four games of the 2015-2016 season, the team incurred a $1 million fine, and the Patriots lost their first round draft pick in 2016 and fourth round pick in…
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Bassem Tamimi and the Use of Children as Political Props

Posted by  ▪  September 3, 2015

Palestinian activist gets biggest media victory yet on eve of U.S. Speaking Tour.

Bassem Tamimi and the Use of Children as Political Props

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9/3/2015 at 10:00am
Just a week before the prominent Palestinian activist leader Bassem al-Tamimi embarks on a month-long speaking tour in the U.S., he and his family attracted massive media attention when a clip of one of the clashes they provoked with the IDF went viral. The Tamimis are used to sympathetic media coverage, including a fawning New…
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Freddie Gray case: Get ready for six separate trials

Posted by  ▪  September 3, 2015

Court rules each defendant must be tried separately, and Prosecutor Mosby can stay.

Freddie Gray case: Get ready for six separate trials

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9/3/2015 at 8:30am
Yesterday Judge Barry Williams made several important rulings on the Freddie Gray case, in which six Baltimore police officers have been charged with various felonies in the death of the arrested drug suspect, reports the Baltimore Sun. Key among these are that each of the officers will receive a separate trial, and…
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Branco Cartoon – Taken For A Ride

Posted by  ▪  September 3, 2015

Of no return.

Branco Cartoon – Taken For A Ride

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9/3/2015 at 7:00am
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Iran deal done – now must come the reckoning

Posted by  ▪  September 2, 2015

The deal didn’t create fissures, it exposed them.

Iran deal done – now must come the reckoning

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9/2/2015 at 9:00pm
The Iran nuclear deal, which is so bad in so many ways explained here so many times, is a done deal. Democrats now have enough votes in the Senate to prevent an override of an Obama veto of a resolution of disapproval, if it even gets to a vote given Democrats are…
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Bernie Sanders Explains ‘Democratic Socialism’

Posted by  ▪  September 2, 2015

Socialism by any other classification is still, well, Socialism

Bernie Sanders Explains ‘Democratic Socialism’

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9/2/2015 at 6:50pm
Does calling it ‘Democratic Socialism’ make it less socialisty? Nah. Not really. But that doesn’t stop Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders from pretending there’s a difference. “What Democratic Socialism is about, is having a government which reflects the interests of the ordinary people, rather than is currently the case, the billionaire class,” explained…
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An Important Distinction in Kentucky Clerk’s Refusal to Issue Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

Posted by  ▪  September 2, 2015

The rights of a government employee vs. those of a private citizen

An Important Distinction in Kentucky Clerk’s Refusal to Issue Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

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9/2/2015 at 5:00pm
In Kentucky, a county clerk refusing to issue same-sex marriage licenses despite the Supreme Court’s recent ruling has made her way into national headlines. Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis claims her religious beliefs have created an issue of conscience which prohibits her from participating in or condoning gay marriage. Citing God’s…
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NYU student says forced to work as dominatrix to pay tuition

Posted by  ▪  September 2, 2015

and you won’t believe what one professor has to do.

NYU student says forced to work as dominatrix to pay tuition

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9/2/2015 at 3:31pm
New York University is expanding, and a coalition of groups are opposing the expansion. Some due to community concerns, some due to concerns over the cost of NYU tuition, room and board. The protest was descibed in NYU Local: Yesterday, a rally organized by Faculty Against the Sexton Plan (FASP) drew a crowd…
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Are anti-gun groups encouraging “swatting” against open carriers?

Posted by  ▪  September 2, 2015

“Gun-toters who are truly law-abiding and mentally competent have nothing whatsoever to worry about.”

Are anti-gun groups encouraging “swatting” against open carriers?

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9/2/2015 at 2:45pm
Some Second Amendment advocacy organizations are putting their members on alert among concerns that anti-gun organizations are using social media to encourage members to target open carriers with police action. The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence has posted a series of messages on its page encouraging its followers to immediately call…
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Texas Cop Execution Spurs Anti-Police Graffiti, Rhetoric

Posted by  ▪  September 2, 2015

Cops’ lives matter too.

Texas Cop Execution Spurs Anti-Police Graffiti, Rhetoric

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9/2/2015 at 1:10pm
Last Friday, Harris County Deputy Darren Goforth stopped to fuel up at a suburban Houston gas station. Soon after, Shannon Miles pulled up, put a gun to the back of Goforth’s head, and shot him 15 times. It wasn’t a murder—it was an execution; and now, those close to the investigation…
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Senate Dems Lock In Votes for Iran Nuclear Deal

Posted by  ▪  September 2, 2015

Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) is Lucky No. 34.

Senate Dems Lock In Votes for Iran Nuclear Deal

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9/2/2015 at 11:15am
Today Democratic Senator Barbara Mikulski committed her vote in support of the controversial Iran nuclear deal, bringing the total number of Senators backing the deal to 34—the magic number needed to ensure Democrats can sustain President Obama’s veto should Senators opposed to the deal bring forward a resolution of…
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What happened to Abilene Police Officer Don Allen?

Posted by  ▪  September 2, 2015

War on cops?

What happened to Abilene Police Officer Don Allen?

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9/2/2015 at 10:00am
Do Cops’ lives matter? The answer wasn’t so obvious to whoever murdered Abilene, Texas-based Officer Don Allen. Allen, 27, was found dead in his Abilene-area home Monday evening. Investigators found nothing to suggest that the killing was a random act of terror against police officers in general, but are treating the…
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