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Bumper Stickers - Virginia - Tea Party MLK

It’s nothing

Posted by  ▪  September 1, 2014

but sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity

It’s nothing

Bumper Stickers - Virginia - Tea Party MLK
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9/1/2014 at 7:00am
From J, spotted in Charlottesville, VA, on August 30. From a driver who forgot this MLK Jr. quote: Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
 
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Israel Takes Out Syrian Drone

Posted by  ▪  August 31, 2014

Temperatures are rising in the Golan Heights.

Israel Takes Out Syrian Drone

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8/31/2014 at 8:38pm
Israel has reportedly fired upon and shot down a Syrian drone that invaded Israeli-controlled airspace this Sunday. Although the Israeli military does not believe that the drone was launched as part of an attack on Israel, the tensions in the Golan Heights borderlands have officials on alert. From the Wall…
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Michael Brown robbery

When can you legally use a gun against an unarmed person?

Posted by  ▪  August 31, 2014

Legally, it doesn’t matter that both Mike Brown and Trayvon Martin were “unarmed” when shot to death.

When can you legally use a gun against an unarmed person?

Michael Brown robbery
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8/31/2014 at 6:20pm
One of the most common laments to come out of Ferguson these last days has been that surely it was outrageous for Office Darren Wilson to use his service pistol to shoot an “unarmed” Mike Brown.  (Earlier iterations of this narrative went further in their misinformation, describing the 18-year-old 6’4″ 292…
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State of the Union 2014 Biden Smirk

Is Joe Biden Running for President in 2016?

Posted by  ▪  August 31, 2014

Think of the potential for entertainment.

Is Joe Biden Running for President in 2016?

State of the Union 2014 Biden Smirk
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8/31/2014 at 5:00pm
It’s fun to think about how the media would drive itself crazy trying to choose sides between Joe and Hillary. On one hand, Hillary is a woman and the media’s expected inheritor of the presidency. On the other hand, Biden is part of the Obama administration. Justin Sink of The Hill recently…
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US Embassy Tripoli Pool Party Islamists

Islamists gone wild: Pool party at seized US Embassy Annex in Libya

Posted by  ▪  August 31, 2014

Islamists who seized US Embassy compound in Tripoli throw massive pool party, South Beach style.

Islamists gone wild: Pool party at seized US Embassy Annex in Libya

US Embassy Tripoli Pool Party Islamists
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8/31/2014 at 3:10pm
At least they know how to have fun? According to the Washington Times: Islamists who gained control of a U.S. Embassy residential compound in Libya last week posted a video online of the men throwing a spring break-like pool party at the property. A commander for the umbrella Islamist militia group, the Dawn…
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California Drought

Drought Becomes Major Issue in #CA07 Election

Posted by  ▪  August 31, 2014

Drought Becomes Major Issue in #CA07 Election

California Drought
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8/31/2014 at 2:00pm
Since late 2013, California has been experiencing one of the largest, most intense droughts in the state’s history. As of August 26, the U.S. Drought Monitor rates the drought in most of California ‘D4 – Exceptional Drought’, the highest rating on its scale. It spread from south-central California, and has since…
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Virulently anti-Israel George Galloway attacked

Posted by  ▪  August 31, 2014

British member of parliament beaten a few weeks after declaring his district an Israel and Israeli-free zone.

Virulently anti-Israel George Galloway attacked

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8/31/2014 at 11:51am
A 39 year old man was arrested for beating up notorious anti-Israel MP George Galloway yesterday. The Guardian reports: The Bradford West MP was released from hospital on Saturday morning having suffered a suspected broken jaw and rib as well as facial bruising. Neil Masterson, 39, has been accused of shouting about the…
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Healthcare.gov Obamacare Girl

Obamacare and the end of employer provided health insurance

Posted by  ▪  August 31, 2014

Obama acted as a defender of these plans when he was first running for president in 2008.

Obamacare and the end of employer provided health insurance

Healthcare.gov Obamacare Girl
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8/31/2014 at 10:15am
Here’s another item for the growing list of things we weren’t told about Obamacare before it was passed. It seems the Affordable Care Act presents a direct threat to employer provided health insurance plans and could force up to 150 million people out of their current plans. Jim Angle of FOX News did…
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http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/08/18/ferguson-national-guard-michael-brown-jay-nixon/14219621/

Protesters Sue City of Ferguson

Posted by  ▪  August 31, 2014

This latest multimillion dollar lawsuit is just kindling in the fire started by the court of public opinion.

Protesters Sue City of Ferguson

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/08/18/ferguson-national-guard-michael-brown-jay-nixon/14219621/
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8/31/2014 at 8:38am
The riots in Ferguson may have subsided, but the legal battle brewing between protesters and city officials may rekindle racial tensions and bring the St. Louis area back into the spotlight. From the ABA Journal: Five protesters are suing the city of Ferguson and St. Louis County, Missouri,…
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Bumper Stickers - Roswell NM - Miss Me Yet

At this rate, I’m even missing Jimmy Carter “yet”

Posted by  ▪  August 31, 2014

Never thought I’d say that.

At this rate, I’m even missing Jimmy Carter “yet”

Bumper Stickers - Roswell NM - Miss Me Yet
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8/31/2014 at 7:30am
One of many taken by a reader in Roswell, NM. This proud California Navy Mom’s license plate says “USALuvr”. Minivan parked in front of the UFO museum. Regards, Beloved
 
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TX Supreme Court protects identity of anonymous blogger

Posted by  ▪  August 30, 2014

A tricky evidentiary ruling will allow Google to keep secret the identity of a blogger accused of defamation.

TX Supreme Court protects identity of anonymous blogger

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8/30/2014 at 6:33pm
As Hot Air’s Ed Morrissey once put it, “there is no jackass exception to the First Amendment.” Many bloggers toe the line between defamation and free expression, and enjoy their constitutional protections to the fullest; every once in a while, though, what started as an internet flame war ends up in…
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WaPo Getting Nervous About Obama’s Foreign Policy Skills

Posted by  ▪  August 30, 2014

Who did the Washington Post endorse for president in 2012?

WaPo Getting Nervous About Obama’s Foreign Policy Skills

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8/30/2014 at 3:52pm
A new editorial from the Washington Post takes an unusually sober look at President Obama’s foreign policy chops and his non-reaction to the world that’s burning around him: President Obama needs to focus on how the United States can meet global challenges PRESIDENT OBAMA’S acknowledgment that “we don’t have a strategy yet” in…
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Support for Israel remains strong after Gaza conflict

Posted by  ▪  August 30, 2014

Newly-released Pew survey shows much more sympathy for Israel among Americans than Palestinians.

Support for Israel remains strong after Gaza conflict

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8/30/2014 at 2:00pm
In July, in the early part of the Gaza conflict, Pew Research came out with a survey indicating that support among Americans for Israel’s actions in Gaza was strong overall and consistent with past similar surveys. The July Pew study, however, indicated partisan gaps with much stronger support among Republicans than Democrats,…
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Jon Stewart LI

Media mostly laughs with, not at, Obama

Posted by  ▪  August 30, 2014

Jon Stewart is a classic example of not-too-subtle media bias.

Media mostly laughs with, not at, Obama

Jon Stewart LI
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8/30/2014 at 12:00pm
In case you missed it, I went off on a bit of a rant about comedy in the age of Obama at my site American Glob this week. Frankly, I’m sick to death of the left’s inability to find anything funny about Obama while continuing to target the same tired subjects of…
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ISIS iraq 7.25

Why call those who fight for ISIS “Americans”?

Posted by  ▪  August 30, 2014

Maybe it’s time to stop.

Why call those who fight for ISIS “Americans”?

ISIS iraq 7.25
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8/30/2014 at 10:25am
It’s really just common sense: “Americans” who leave this country to fight for ISIS, or any other country or entity or group who is our enemy, should no longer be referred to as “Americans” by the press. I know; fat chance. Also, the laws governing the involuntary revocation of citizenship should…
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Dialing for Dollars Week at College Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  August 30, 2014

Your weekly dispatch from the desperate world of higher education.

Dialing for Dollars Week at College Insurrection

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8/30/2014 at 8:30am
Higher ed bubble? What higher ed bubble? University Asks Professors to Call Students on Break, Plead for Their Return Burlington College Struggles With Low Enrollment Colleges Now Using Social Media to Raise Money Speaking of social media… #PayMyTuitionChallenge Trends on Twitter Among College Students At least one person isn’t worried about college finances. Hillary Clinton’s Hypocritical College Tour Is…
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Bumper Sticker - Exeter NH - Dump Shaheen

“Dump Shaheen”

Posted by  ▪  August 30, 2014

A sign of the times?

“Dump Shaheen”

Bumper Sticker - Exeter NH - Dump Shaheen
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8/30/2014 at 7:00am
We reported earlier that Scott Brown was in a dead heat with Jean Shaheen, a surge from prior polling. Could this be a repeat of his 2010 victory over Martha Coakley? From Diane: Don’t know if Brown is the answer but this is the question. In Exeter nh just at border of Stratham.