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LI #29 Plague flea

Madagascar’s Bubonic Plague Outbreak: What it Means for America and the World

Posted by  ▪  November 27, 2014

ISIS is reported to be developing weaponized strain, too.

While Ebola continues to rage in West Africa, an outbreak of another deadly disease is occurring in the African island nation of Madagascar. An outbreak of bubonic plague in Madagascar has now claimed almost 50 victims and is spreading to the island’s capital, officials warned today. There have been 138 suspected cases of…
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Liberal Media Types Advocate Riots in #Ferguson

Posted by  ▪  November 27, 2014

Would they do the same if conservatives were burning cars?

Back in the good old days, the left loved to lecture us about civility. That time is over. Remember when Sarah Palin’s target map shot Gabby Giffords? NYTs prints Darren Wilson’s address http://t.co/f45nadLfsu— David Burge (@iowahawkblog) November 25, 2014 In the course of the last few days, at least two writers from liberal…
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Deep-fried fireballs scourge of Thanksgivings everywhere

Posted by  ▪  November 27, 2014

Because it’s not Thanksgiving until someone’s eyebrows get singed off!

Sometimes, you just need to take a break from the #Fergusons and the #Grubers to watch idiots lighting their dinners on fire. The Ultimate Deep Fried Turkey Fails Compilation by worldwideinterweb Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! We promise to be serious later. h/t BroBible
 
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The #Ferguson Crisis — America Held Hostage — Night 3

Posted by  ▪  November 26, 2014

National Guard moves in as protests spread

The violence that gripped Ferguson, MO in the wake of the grand jury’s decision not to indict Darren Wilson has spread to multiple cities across the US. Minneapolis VIDEO: Woman struck by car at a #Ferguson protest rally in Minneapolis. http://t.co/uGj2H0IQ9U— Reuters Top News (@Reuters) November 26, 2014 Portland Good size #ferguson…
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LI #28

Latest Trend in #Ferguson Protests: Blocking America’s Highways

Posted by  ▪  November 26, 2014

Comparisons to Tiananmen Square’s famous Tank Man being made.

A lot of San Diegans were caught in gridlock when a group of student protesters from my alma mater, University of California - San Diego, blocked Interstate 5 just in time for morning rush hour. Dozens of UCSD students brought traffic to a halt on northbound Interstate 5 Wednesday morning to protest…
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Senate Dems form circular firing squad over Obamacare, tax reform

Posted by  ▪  November 26, 2014

Merry Christmas, Mitch McConnell!

Chuck Schumer (D-NY) might just be the worst Democratic Policy and Communications Center head of all time. Or, the best, depending on how invested you are to Congressional Dems’ current messaging strategy. Yesterday, Schumer stood up at the National Press Club and unequivocally threw President Obama and his coalition under the bus for…
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Officer David Smith never lived to tell about enraged perp who stole his service gun

Posted by  ▪  November 26, 2014

Sucker punched in patrol car by enraged attacker who leaned in and took his weapon, just like Michael Brown attempted on Darren Wilson.

Darren Wilson, the Ferguson Police Officer whom a Grand Jury declined to indict over the shooting death of Micheal Brown, gave a lengthy in-person interview to George Stephanopoulos on ABC News last night. That interview is embedded at the bottom of this post. But this post is not really about Darren Wilson, at…
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Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson

#Ferguson Grand Jury Evidence: Police Officer’s Answers to Juror Questions

Posted by  ▪  November 26, 2014

Details of Officer Wilson’s answers to questions from Prosecutors and Grand Jury members.

This post focuses on the second-half of Police Officer’s testimony before the Grand Jury, during which he is responding to direct questions from both the Prosecutors present (Whirley and Alizadeh) as well as from individual Grand Jury members. This portion of the testimony also covers the relevant post-shooting events. The first half of…
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LI #26 Mosquito

South American Chikungunya virus rages as world focuses on Ebola

Posted by  ▪  November 26, 2014

Chikungunya is not as dramatically deadly as Ebola, but the epidemic is another global health crisis.

Some good news from the frontlines related to our battle with Ebola: The outbreak is now “stable” in Guinea, according to the World Health Organization. There were still some flare ups in the south-east, but things were improving in other prefectures, WHO co-ordinator Dr Guenael Rodier told the BBC. More than 5,400 people…
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LI #27 Detroit 1967

Looking back: Ferguson and the Detroit riots

Posted by  ▪  November 26, 2014

Comparing 1967 Detroit to Ferguson today reveals stark differences.

One of my most haunting memories from childhood involves a group of teens from a local Michigan high school; they pounded on our front door and begged my mom to call the police. This was during the 1967 Detroit Riots, when several groups of hostile students decided to take the conflict…
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Cornell Student Ho Plaza Slap You Video 2

“I will f**king slap you” – More Cornell anti-Israel intimidation

Posted by  ▪  November 26, 2014

Aggressive posture of anti-Israel activists on campus.

We previously posted video of anti-Israel protesters getting in the face (literally) of pro-Israel students at Cornell who were holding counter-protest signs, Cornell Pro-Israel students taunted: “F**k You Zionist scums”. The incident depicted in the prior video actually was the second incident of the day, I have learned. Prior to that confrontation, Ilan…
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AF Branco and infant daughter Amelia Rose

Welcome to the World, Amelia Rose Branco

Posted by  ▪  November 26, 2014

Mazel tov!

Amelia Rose Branco, born November 25, 2014, 8 lbs, 4 oz. Daughter of April and Antonio F. Branco. I can’t wait to see the cartoon.
 
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America believes in #Ferguson small businesses

Posted by  ▪  November 26, 2014

What protesters have destroyed, can be rebuilt

Ferguson is on fire, and small businesses are suffering. Our coverage of the violence in Ferguson has included tweets and photos showing rampant vandalism and destruction of locally owned businesses; from pizza joints to beauty shops to liquor stores, proprietors have been punished for the grand jury verdict, and many shop…
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Ferguson Looting Store Where Cigars Stolen

The #Ferguson Crisis – America Held Hostage – Night 2

Posted by  ▪  November 25, 2014

Full spiral.

After last night’s protests in Ferguson boiled over, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has tripled the National Guard presence in Ferguson in an attempt to quell the violence. From the New York Times: At an afternoon news conference, Mr. Nixon said that he had ordered the deployment of 2,200 National Guard soldiers to Ferguson….
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“Redskins” controversy allowed to proceed in court

Posted by  ▪  November 25, 2014

Team owner not surrendering trademark protections without a fight

A federal judge has ruled that the owners of the Washington Redskins should be allowed to pursue legal action against a group of Native Americans who are attempting to block the team’s trademark protection. Back in August, the Redskins sued to reverse a previous ruling siding with the activists who seek…
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#Ferguson Grand Jury evidence: Police Officer’s Account of Shooting

Posted by  ▪  November 25, 2014

Officer Wilson: “At this point I’m like . . . this guy is going to kill me if he gets ahold of this gun.”

As promised, the transcripts of the Ferguson Grand Jury have been released to the public. That’s the good news. The bad news is that the transcripts amount to 4,799 pages. That’s not a typo: four thousand, seven hundred and ninety-nine pages. So, it’s going to take a little time to work through…
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Budweiser Clydesdales Retired to Reach Millennials Younger Demographic

Budweiser ditching iconic Clydesdales for zombies and Jay Z?

Posted by  ▪  November 25, 2014

Why the Clydesdales will be sharing the spotlight with zombies

When I was eight years old, my family took a road trip to St. Louis to visit friends and see the sights. Among our touristy stops was a visit to Grant’s Farm where we saw the Budweiser Clydesdales. I remember being in awe of the huge beasts with hairy hooves. I still have a little…
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