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Dem Rep Guttierez

Illinois Dem Says Nasty Things About GOP in English, Gets Even Nastier in Spanish

Posted by  ▪  August 3, 2014

Illinois Democrat Luis Gutiérrez: “They want to punish our community.”

Illinois Dem Says Nasty Things About GOP in English, Gets Even Nastier in Spanish

Dem Rep Guttierez
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8/3/2014 at 8:00am
Remember back in 2010 when Obama urged Latinos to “punish our enemies?” Illinois Democrat Luis Gutiérrez took that concept to a whole new level at a press conference about immigration reform this weekend. Flanked by members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Gutiérrez offered remarks in English and then Spanish but his tone…
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“Angry Black Woman” to anti-Israel activists: Stop pilfering civil rights legacy for your “repugnant agenda”

Posted by  ▪  August 2, 2014

“You do not have the right to invoke my people’s struggle for your shoddy purposes”

“Angry Black Woman” to anti-Israel activists: Stop pilfering civil rights legacy for your “repugnant agenda”

http://youtu.be/GfKFOxDembA
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8/2/2014 at 9:00pm
Stoking racial tension against Israel has been a foundation of the Boycott, Divest and Sanctions movement in the U.S. One pro-Israel student is having none of it. Chloé Simone Valdary is an outspoken pro-Israel student, who is a shining star in the fight against BDS on campus. She is so effective that, during a recent pro-Israel…
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Hadar Goldin Israel Soldier Kidnapped

Israel declares kidnapped soldier dead (Updates and Video)

Posted by  ▪  August 2, 2014

Hadar Goldin declared dead after forensic field evidence examined

Israel declares kidnapped soldier dead (Updates and Video)

Hadar Goldin Israel Soldier Kidnapped
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8/2/2014 at 7:54pm
The IDF has declared kidnapped soldier Hadar Goldin dead. Haaretz reports: A special panel headed by Chief Military Rabbi Brig. Gen. Rafi Peretz announced the death of Goldin, an infantry officer in the Givati Brigade. The conclusion was based on forensic evidence from the scene of the attack,a statement by the IDF…
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barney frank

Barney Frank on Obamacare: “they just lied to people”

Posted by  ▪  August 2, 2014

Stalwart liberal slams President for lying about Obamacare

Barney Frank on Obamacare: “they just lied to people”

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8/2/2014 at 6:00pm
Former Democratic Congressman and outspoken liberal Barney Frank has some surprisingly harsh words for President Barack Obama. Frank was interviewed recently by The Huffington Post: “The rollout was so bad, and I was appalled — I don’t understand how the president could have sat there and not been checking on th…
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LI  #016

You have nothing to fear from Ebola but fear itself

Posted by  ▪  August 2, 2014

There are serious infectious diseases to worry about, but Ebola is not one of them (for now).

You have nothing to fear from Ebola but fear itself

LI  #016
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8/2/2014 at 4:06pm
As an environmental health and safety professional who has written a book about “bloodborne pathogens,” such as the Ebola virus, I read with both interest and alarm Bruce Carrol’s post, No concerns here: Ebola patients headed to Georgia. Shortly after writing that book, I was hired by the Centers for Disease Control…
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Netanyahu: Gaza operation will continue as needed (Live Updates and Video)

Posted by  ▪  August 2, 2014

“will take as much time as needed, we will use us much force as required” — “I think the United States has been terrific!”

Netanyahu: Gaza operation will continue as needed (Live Updates and Video)

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8/2/2014 at 2:30pm
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu just gave a major speech. It was predicted that he would announce an end to operations, but his actual speech was much less clear on that point. Repeatedly Netanyahu said that the operation would continue as needed. Israeli PM Netanyahu addresses the media in Tel Aviv: “Our…
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Democrat voted to impeach Bush

Remember When Democrats Tried to Impeach Bush?

Posted by  ▪  August 2, 2014

They sure don’t.

Remember When Democrats Tried to Impeach Bush?

Democrat voted to impeach Bush
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8/2/2014 at 1:15pm
Last week was filled with impeachment mania. Everyone was wondering if the Republicans would try to impeach Obama. The Democratic Party just loved it. They hyped the subject to motivate their base and used the controversy for fundraising. The best story to come out of all the impeachment news also c…
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Gaza ethnic cleansing of Christians

Posted by  ▪  August 2, 2014

The story about Hamas and other Islamists the Western media is not telling.

Gaza ethnic cleansing of Christians

http://youtu.be/RVkoQk-FOpw
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8/2/2014 at 10:54am
The ethnic cleansing of Christians in Gaza by Hamas and other Islamists is a story rarely told in Western media. It doesn’t fit the dishonest media narrative of Hamas and its supporters being victims. This report by Israeli channel i24, which we have been using for a live feed during the current war,…
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Pointless Studies Week at College Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  August 2, 2014

Your weekly foray into the strange world of higher education.

Pointless Studies Week at College Insurrection

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8/2/2014 at 8:30am
Who’s up for wasting some time and tax dollars? Yale and NYU Get $200K Government Grant to Study why Wikipedia is Sexist Maybe we really do need an extra grade. Freshman Year of College to Become Grade 12.5? We can use it to focus on spelling. University of Texas Misspells ‘Texas’ UC Berkeley Diploma Features Unusual Typo To…
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Martha Robertson Extreme Ithaca Liberal

Is “Red-to-Blue” Dem challenger Martha Robertson knocked out? (#NY23)

Posted by  ▪  August 2, 2014

With rating change to “Likely Republican” will national money keep flowing into a losing battle?

Is “Red-to-Blue” Dem challenger Martha Robertson knocked out? (#NY23)

Martha Robertson Extreme Ithaca Liberal
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8/2/2014 at 7:00am
I know, don’t count your chickens. But … I’ve been following the moribund and hapless campaign of Martha Robertson in my home NY-23 District since last September, when I exposed a false fundraising solicitation that GOP operatives were caught trying to take down the Robertson website. In what would become a precursor to a…
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Hamas hides in, under and around Gaza’s main hospital, and the media covers it up (Video)

Posted by  ▪  August 1, 2014

Was a Finnish reporter the only one to have seen rockets fired from close to Al-Shifa, or is she the only one brave and honest enough to tell about it?

Hamas hides in, under and around Gaza’s main hospital, and the media covers it up (Video)

http://youtu.be/Nu-e5qWXx-k
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8/1/2014 at 9:13pm
There have been reports for years that Hamas uses the main hospital in Gaza, Al-Shifa, as a headquarters. It reportedly has bunkers underneath, and uses the hospital itself. There have been tidbits of media reporting on Hamas’ use of Al-Shifa as a de facto headquarters for Hamas leaders, who can be seen in…
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Judge Awards Student $210K for False “Bottled Water” Arrest

Posted by  ▪  August 1, 2014

The Commonwealth of Virginia has finally settled a multimillion dollar lawsuit after agents mistook a package of bottled water for beer.

Judge Awards Student $210K for False “Bottled Water” Arrest

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8/1/2014 at 7:11pm
Last year, a student at the University of Virginia was arrested by state agents after they mistook a package of bottled water in her car for beer. However, justice has been at least partially served for Elizabeth Daly, who was 20 years old at the time of her arrest. She has…
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ebola 8.1

No concerns here: Ebola patients headed to Georgia

Posted by  ▪  August 1, 2014

Is it a wise decision to bring the virus across the globe?

No concerns here: Ebola patients headed to Georgia

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8/1/2014 at 4:15pm
Two Americans who are infected with the Ebola virus in Africa are being flown back to the United States for treatment. A private jet equipped with a quarantine pod left Cartersville, Ga., Thursday afternoon headed for Liberia to evacuate Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol, CNN reported. Brantly and Writebol, both Americans working…
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supremecourtrecusal-Abrahamson

Wisconsin Sup Ct. Chief compares Voter ID to Jim Crow, majority disagrees

Posted by  ▪  August 1, 2014

Yesterday, Wisconsin prevailed in two separate challenges to the state’s voter ID laws, and certain state officials were not shy in their disappointment over the verdict.

Wisconsin Sup Ct. Chief compares Voter ID to Jim Crow, majority disagrees

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8/1/2014 at 2:39pm
Yesterday, the Wisconsin Supreme Court upheld the state’s voter ID laws in two separate opinions that could drastically affect the rules governing the polling place come November. Although a federal court previously ruled Wisconsin’s laws to be unconstitutional, Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen told the press that yesterday’s separate rulings…
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We still call it Obamacare, and always will

Posted by  ▪  August 1, 2014

Negative views of Obamacare rising

We still call it Obamacare, and always will

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8/1/2014 at 12:18pm
Obama predicted: “Once it’s working really well, I guarantee ya, they’re not going to call it Obamacare.” Looks like most people must still be calling it Obamacare because the law’s unpopularity is growing according to the Kaiser tracking poll: After remaining steady for several months, the share of the public expressing an unfavorable view…
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Argentina Defaults On Debts — Again

Posted by  ▪  August 1, 2014

Argentina Defaults On Debts — Again

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8/1/2014 at 9:57am
For the second time in 13 years, Argentina has defaulted on its government debt payments after failing to reach a settlement with the so-called “holdout” bondholders Wednesday night. Midnight Wednesday was the deadline of a thirty-day negotiation period during which Argentina was already in technical default, having been barred by a US…
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Hamas Gaza Tunnel NYT video

Gaza Ceasefire over as Hamas attacks, reportedly kidnaps IDF soldier (Live Updates and Video)

Posted by  ▪  August 1, 2014

Egypt cancels planned talks.

Gaza Ceasefire over as Hamas attacks, reportedly kidnaps IDF soldier (Live Updates and Video)

Hamas Gaza Tunnel NYT video
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8/1/2014 at 7:16am
[This post will be “sticky” most of the day] Live Video and Twitter feed at bottom of post. The U.N. and U.S. sponsored 72-hour ceasefire only lasted barely hours, as Hamas used the lull to launch an attack in which IDF soldiers were killed and one is missing and believed kidnapped. This has led…
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