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Shellie Zimmerman reportedly files for divorce

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Shellie Zimmerman reportedly files for divorce

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9/5/2013 at 7:56pm
George Zimmerman’s wife Shellie has reportedly filed to end the couple’s six year marriage. From ABC News: George Zimmerman’s wife Shellie has filed for divorce less than two months after he was acquitted of murder in the death of teenager Trayvon Martin. She filed the paper work just days after she said in an…
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Alec Baldwin lands talk show on MSNBC

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Alec Baldwin lands talk show on MSNBC

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9/5/2013 at 5:22pm
Leave it to MSNBC to provide Alec Baldwin with his very own platform. From the Hollywood Reporter: It’s Official: Alec Baldwin to Host Talk Show on MSNBC: Alec Baldwin has finalized a deal to host a weekly night-time talk show on MSNBC. The program – Up Late with Alec Baldwin will bow in…
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Townie complaint: Oberlin “akin to a gated community”

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Double-secret townie No Trespass list finally coming to an end

Townie complaint: Oberlin “akin to a gated community”

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9/5/2013 at 3:00pm
Since the 1970s Oberlin College, one of the most liberal colleges in the nation, has maintained a secret “No Trespass” list which barred members of the community from campus, usually without telling them they were on the list . The secret list stood in contrast to the college’s emphasis on its mission page to a “commitment to…
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Survey: Internet users worry about privacy, personal info being exposed online

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Survey: Internet users worry about privacy, personal info being exposed online

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9/5/2013 at 1:35pm
A new survey out today from the Pew Research Center shows that internet users are concerned about their privacy online, but many feel that anonymity online is just not all that possible anymore. In a representative survey of 792 internet users, 86% have tried in some form or another to cover their…
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Government to release more NSA surveillance documents in response to FOIA lawsuit

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Government to release more NSA surveillance documents in response to FOIA lawsuit

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9/5/2013 at 11:00am
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) announced on its website today that the Justice Department will release hundreds of pages of documents related to the government’s interpretation of Section 215 of the PATRIOT Act, in response to a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit it had filed. From the EFF’s post, titled Hundreds of…
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Red Line Blame

Branco Cartoon – His Line Eyes

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Branco Cartoon – His Line Eyes

Red Line Blame
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9/5/2013 at 9:30am
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The Indian economy is shaking like a Bollywood dancer

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The Indian economy is shaking like a Bollywood dancer

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9/5/2013 at 8:00am
Those who follow my exploits know I dance Bollywood, so it is not surprising that this news clip would catch my interest: Indian newspapers have been gushing about the incoming governor of the central bank, Raghuram Rajan, in terms usually reserved for Bollywood film stars: his trim physique, his long-distance running, even…
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Get well, Jim Hoft, really soon

Posted by  ▪  September 4, 2013

Get well, Jim Hoft, really soon

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9/4/2013 at 10:26pm
Some of you may know that Jim Hoft of Gateway Pundit has been quite ill. Here’s the latest update from one of his guest bloggers: It would be quite impossible not to have noticed Jim’s absence this past week and a half. As has been periodically posted and updated, Jim’s…
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Putin says Kerry lies, softens blow by adding “beautifully”

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Meanwhile, Senate Foreign Relations Committee passes limited use of force resolution

Putin says Kerry lies, softens blow by adding “beautifully”

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9/4/2013 at 8:37pm
Relations between the U.S. and Russia continue to spiral downwards over issues of war and peace, as Vladimir called John Kerry a liar: In remarks that could raise tension further before he hosts President Barack Obama and other G20 leaders on Thursday, Putin also said U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry lied…
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Obama passes the buck, this time to the world

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Obama passes the buck, this time to the world

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9/4/2013 at 6:30pm
Obama passes the buck again, this time to the world: My credibility is not on the line — the international community’s credibility is on the line…The world set a red line when governments representing 98 percent of the world’s population said the use of chemical weapons are abhorrent and passed a treaty…
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Anthony Weiner launches into angry screaming match with Jewish voter

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Anthony Weiner launches into angry screaming match with Jewish voter

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9/4/2013 at 5:04pm
Just in case we weren’t sure yet that Anthony Weiner’s bid for mayor of NYC was on life support, he goes and shows his true colors again.  The man is truly his own walking reality show.  And a really bad one, at that. Weiner decided to scream and yell at a Jewish…
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Now you can search for tweets as old as Twitter with Topsy

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Now you can search for tweets as old as Twitter with Topsy

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9/4/2013 at 3:30pm
If you’ve ever tried to use Twitter search to find someone’s old tweet, you’ve likely been disappointed to find that the results leave you digging through only the most recent tweets, and that’s if they even match your search terms at all. I’ve mentioned previously in my Research 101 posts that I…
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Axelrod’s Syrian Maneuver

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Axelrod’s Syrian Maneuver

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9/4/2013 at 2:00pm
Have you noticed another skirmish brewing, not in the Middle East but among Republicans over support for Obama’s Syrian debacle? David Axelrod must be twirling his mustache with delight over his latest manipulation of the leaderless Republican party as they provide cover for Obama’s latest fail. Of course, Obama’s Syrian problem isn’t about…
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House Hearings on Syria – LIVE

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House Hearings on Syria – LIVE

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9/4/2013 at 12:26pm
After testifying yesterday before the Senate, John Kerry, Chuck Hagel and General Martin Dempsey are testifying before the House Foreign Affairs Committee:
 

Twenty Years Ago, an Ounce of Foresight about Oslo

Posted by  ▪  September 4, 2013

Mideast Media Sampler – 09/04/2013 The New York Times kicks off its 20th Anniversary celebration of the Oslo Accords, by blaming Israel

Twenty Years Ago, an Ounce of Foresight about Oslo

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9/4/2013 at 12:08pm
Last week, the New York Times kicked off its twentieth anniversary celebration of the Oslo Accords with an op-ed, Oslo, 20 years later by Uri Savir. I didn’t have to read far to learn the premise of of Savir’s argument. (Actually, I didn’t have to read it any of it to…
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Two Red Lines

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Two Red Lines

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9/4/2013 at 10:30am
This is the big headline today: “I did not set a red line.” (added) Transcript via Real Clear Politics: STEVE HOLLAND, REUTERS: Have you made up your mind whether to take action against Syria whether or not you have a congressional resolution approved? Is a strike needed in order to preserve your credibility…
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Congress micromanaging its way out of accepting responsibility

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Rand Paul: Congress “getting too involved on how we execute war.”

Congress micromanaging its way out of accepting responsibility

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9/4/2013 at 9:11am
Rand Paul was on Hannity last night. He makes a point I completely agree with, that Congress should not, by way of authorization, try to micromanage any military action against or regarding Syria.  Either authorize the President to use force as necessary with regard to the use of chemical weapons in, to…
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