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Climate Models Fail to Predict Actual Climate

Posted by  ▪  August 2, 2015

In fact, human carbon dioxide emissions help life on Earth!

Climate Models Fail to Predict Actual Climate

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8/2/2015 at 5:00pm
Environmental activists have relied heavily on computer models to predict climate patterns confirming their notion that mankind is toxic. However, recent studies have shown models have failed to consider real world conditions in their calculations. Exhibit 1 – Sea ice is more resilient to melting than thought: Using new satellite data, researchers at University…
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Toddler gets a personal injury lawyer themed birthday party

Posted by  ▪  August 2, 2015

Everyone has their thing

Toddler gets a personal injury lawyer themed birthday party

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8/2/2015 at 3:00pm
While most toddlers celebrate turning two with animated character-themed parties, some are more interested in personal injury lawyers. “Planning out Grayson’s second birthday party, Ms. Dobra chose a different theme, one that reflected her little boy’s most passionate interest: New Orleans personal injury lawyer Morris Bart,” writes the Wall Street Journal. According to…
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Hunter’s Wife Latest Internet Mob Target (#CecilTheLion)

Posted by  ▪  August 2, 2015

Media has forgotten the lion attack on “Game of Thrones” editor already

Hunter’s Wife Latest Internet Mob Target (#CecilTheLion)

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8/2/2015 at 1:00pm
As the Internet Mob rages against the American dentist who killed the famed lion, Cecil, there is a new potential target for its ire: The hunter’s “glamourous” wife. Tonette Palmer was formerly the vice president of a family-run import and export company although recent employment records list her as secretary for a…
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Can Jeb! win by being the only “adult’ in the room?

Posted by  ▪  August 2, 2015

Jeb! Discusses Immigration, Iran as “Biggest Supporter of Terrorism” with Telemundo

Can Jeb! win by being the only “adult’ in the room?

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8/2/2015 at 11:00am
While Jeb’s Telemundo interview this week has been getting attention for his statements about amnesty immigration reform, there is another interesting tidbit in there about Iran that sheds some light on his push back against Mike Huckabee’s comments evoking the Holocaust. Personally, I’m not surprised that Jeb is promising action on immigration…
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Clinton Aide Huma Abedin Allegedly Overpaid by State Department

Posted by  ▪  August 2, 2015

The scandals keep piling up

Clinton Aide Huma Abedin Allegedly Overpaid by State Department

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8/2/2015 at 9:00am
Huma Abedin is widely known as one of Hillary Clinton’s most trusted aides and advisers. She’s also known for keeping a low public profile and for being the wife of Anthony Weiner, aka Carlos Danger. According to a new report by Tom Hamburger, Rosalind S. Helderman, and Carol D. Leonnig of the…
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These bumper stickers are revolutionary acts

Posted by  ▪  August 2, 2015

In a time of universal deceit.

These bumper stickers are revolutionary acts

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8/2/2015 at 7:30am
The third and last images from that Ithaca vehicle. (Part 1 and Part 2) So why did this one take me by surprise given some of the non-politically corrrect (in Ithaca) bumper stickers? It was the “COEXIST” sticker that I first spotted. The “COEXIST” sticker is the gateway drug to a whole bunch of…
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NY Judge cites Sup Ct Same-Sex Marriage ruling in Chimp freedom case

Posted by  ▪  August 1, 2015

There are slippery slopes, and then there’s this future slippery slope

NY Judge cites Sup Ct Same-Sex Marriage ruling in Chimp freedom case

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8/1/2015 at 9:00pm
A New York State Judge recently denied an attempt by a group acting for Tommy the Chimp to obtain habeas corpus relief. (Full embed at bottom of post.) But in so denying relief, the judge predicted possible future change citing the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in the same-sex marriage case. #Seriously. Now we have covered…
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2016 GOP Nomination: Dark Horse Candidates To Watch

Posted by  ▪  August 1, 2015

Perry, Christie, Fiorina

2016 GOP Nomination: Dark Horse Candidates To Watch

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8/1/2015 at 7:30pm
In the summer of 2011, the GOP candidate sitting on top of the polls was Texas Governor Rick Perry. By October of 2011, it was Herman Cain who was leading the polls with Mitt Romney in second. Rick Perry went into a freefall after his “Oops” moment at one of the…
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Calais overrun by migrants and strikers

Posted by  ▪  August 1, 2015

Chaos

Calais overrun by migrants and strikers

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8/1/2015 at 6:00pm
While American activists languished in the debris of their Cecil the Lion meltdown/manhunt, people in Calais have been dealing with a perfect storm of union strikes, stampeding migrants, and a resulting travel standstill. Much has been made of the inconvenience to Brits attempting to cross the English Channel for a summer holiday,…
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MSNBC Axes Three Shows

Posted by  ▪  August 1, 2015

So long, farewell, auf wiedersehen, goodbye

MSNBC Axes Three Shows

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8/1/2015 at 4:30pm
MSNBC has pulled the plug on three shows. The Cycle, Now with Alex Wagner, and The Ed Show will no longer grace the TV screens of the struggling network’s viewers. Dylan Byers of Politico broke the story this week: MSNBC cancels three shows amid transition Alex Wagner and Ari Melber, a “Cycle” co-host and…
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Cecil the lion’s brother Jericho shot dead by poachers (?)

Posted by  ▪  August 1, 2015

Update: Conflicting reports

Cecil the lion’s brother Jericho shot dead by poachers (?)

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8/1/2015 at 2:31pm
Following the shooting of Cecil the lion, the Daily Mail is reporting that his brother, Jericho, has also been shot dead by poachers in Zimbabwe: Cecil the lion’s brother Jericho has been shot dead in a park in Zimbabwe. The animal was protecting his lion cubs after he was shot dead by Minnesota…
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Obama: Sure, I could win a third term

Posted by  ▪  August 1, 2015

. . . if it weren’t for that pesky Constitution

Obama: Sure, I could win a third term

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8/1/2015 at 12:30pm
Over the years, Obama has lamented the fact that he’s not a king, an emperor, or a dictator and has stated that it would be “so much easier to be president of China.”  He also stated no fewer than 22 times that he does not have the authority for executive amnesty…
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DNC Chair Can’t Explain Difference Between Democrats and Socialists

Posted by  ▪  August 1, 2015

Aaawkwaaard…

DNC Chair Can’t Explain Difference Between Democrats and Socialists

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8/1/2015 at 10:30am
DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz appeared on Hardball with Chris Matthews this week and to Matthews’ credit, he asked her a tough question. First, the two were discussing Bernie Sanders and the role he should play in the next Democratic National Convention. Then Matthews asked Schultz to explain the difference between a…
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Party on Campus Week at College Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  August 1, 2015

Your weekly report from the world of higher education.

Party on Campus Week at College Insurrection

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8/1/2015 at 8:30am
It was quite a week for politics in higher ed. Who would you say has the best party on campus? Democrats? Audience Nearly Empty at DNC Event for College Democrats President of College Democrats Threatened With Impeachment Over Support for Israel Republicans? New Hampshire College Republicans Hand Out Hillary Proof Scissors to Journalists Republicans Introduce Bill to…
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Scofflaw

Posted by  ▪  August 1, 2015

with a sense of humor.

Scofflaw

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8/1/2015 at 7:00am
This Part 2 of the vehicle from Ithaca. (Part 1 here) At least she has a sense of humor. Bet she’s a Pat Benatar fan: You’re a heartbreaker Dream maker, love taker Don’t you mess around with me
 

In Memory of Ali Dawabsheh and Hadas Fogel

Posted by  ▪  July 31, 2015

What kind of person does such a thing?

In Memory of Ali Dawabsheh and Hadas Fogel

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7/31/2015 at 8:00pm
Today was one of those terrible days I’m glad I was traveling for. That seems to be a pattern for me; I was traveling on the day of the Newtown, CT school shooting, and other incidents that I don’t have time to dig out of the archives. Very early, before 5 a.m. Eastern…
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More Planned Parenthood horrors: to Dems, just #AnotherBoy

Posted by  ▪  July 31, 2015

“And, another boy!”

More Planned Parenthood horrors: to Dems, just #AnotherBoy

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7/31/2015 at 6:02pm
This week, the Center for Medical Progress released its fourth Planned Parenthood sting video. This video, like those before it, shows undercover activists teasing out evidence suggesting that Planned Parenthood is in the business not only of providing abortions, but selling the resulting “fetal tissue” for profit. Via WaPo: Like the three…
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