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“Lion? What lion?” — Zimbabwe

Posted by  ▪  July 31, 2015

Is the death of Cecil the Lion more of an issue in the U.S. and Europe than in Zimbabwe?

“Lion? What lion?” — Zimbabwe

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7/31/2015 at 3:00pm
Though it’s seemingly impossible to discuss the tragic tale of Cecil the lion without invoking a comparison war, there is an entire part of this story that those with their hair ablaze forgot to consider — what do Zimbabwean’s think? It appears I’m not the only one pondering the African perspective. As this…
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Hillary’s thumb drive of DOOM

Posted by  ▪  July 31, 2015

Hillary’s attorney has a thumb drive containing classified info

Hillary’s thumb drive of DOOM

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7/31/2015 at 1:30pm
File this under: Things that would be hilarious if they weren’t real life and cross-reference under Not The Onion. As if Hillary Clinton using a personal email account and home brewed server while serving as Secretary of State weren’t inept enough, Clinton’s private attorney is running around with a thumb drive full…
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Lost and found: looking for Flight 370

Posted by  ▪  July 31, 2015

Debris might be the first sign of the missing airplane

Lost and found: looking for Flight 370

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7/31/2015 at 11:30am
After all the false leads in the year and a third since Malaysian Flight 370 vanished, we now have a real possibility that a piece of it has washed ashore, a sort of cryptic message in a bottle that may have drifted thousands of miles from wherever the plane’s gravesite—and that…
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Carly Fiorina Wows Crowd at Reagan Library

Posted by  ▪  July 31, 2015

Rick Perry now wooing Fiorina for VP spot?

Carly Fiorina Wows Crowd at Reagan Library

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7/31/2015 at 10:00am
Donald Trump’s grenade-like candidacy has sucked a lot of media oxygen from other Republican presidential hopefuls, but Carly Fiorina recently launched into an impressive foreign policy speech at the Reagan Library that should really be an attention-getter. The former Hewlett-Packard CEO targeted Iran, China and the current administration…and her proposals were very…
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And Then There Were Seventeen

Posted by  ▪  July 31, 2015

Jim Gilmore enters the race.

And Then There Were Seventeen

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7/31/2015 at 8:30am
Former Virginia governor Jim Gilmore has entered the race for the 2016 Republican nomination. Now before you throw yourself off the nearest building, hear me out. This guy has serious credentials. Gilmore was chairman of the National Commission on Homeland Security for five years, he’s an Army Intelligence veteran and he was…
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How could this happen?

Posted by  ▪  July 31, 2015

in Ithaca

How could this happen?

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7/31/2015 at 7:00am
Saw this vehicle in Ithaca recently. When I snapped the photos, I just assumed from some of the stickers in the rear of the car that it was just a typical Ithaca liberal collection. I’ll run those rear stickers in a later post. But as I took a closer look at the photos, some of…
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Internet goes on a Hunt over #CecilTheLion

Posted by  ▪  July 30, 2015

Hunter being hunted: Phone number, address posted

Internet goes on a Hunt over #CecilTheLion

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7/30/2015 at 9:00pm
This week’s collective global meltdown over the killing of Cecil the Lion has brought out the worst in both activists and everyday citizens who found themselves upset at Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer over the allegedly illegal hunt. Actress Mia Farrow tweeted Palmer’s personal address. Screenshot via Twitchy: Other Twitter uses were quick to…
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Why is Fiorina still so low in the polls?

Posted by  ▪  July 30, 2015

And why is Trump so high?

Why is Fiorina still so low in the polls?

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7/30/2015 at 7:30pm
As a huge fan of the very articulate and forceful Carly Fiorina, I’ve been wondering why she continues to score very low in the polls for the Republican nomination. Here’s my attempt at an answer. I believe Carly Fiorina scores low not only because she lacks name recognition, but because she has…
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MI Supremes Uphold Right to Work for State Employees

Posted by  ▪  July 30, 2015

A win for free association

MI Supremes Uphold Right to Work for State Employees

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7/30/2015 at 6:00pm
Yesterday, the Michigan Supreme Court voted 4-3 to make public sector employees subject to the state’s 2012 Right to Work law. The holding dealt a huge blow to the labor unions vying to represent the state’s almost 40,000 employees. The court’s argument turned even the friendly appeals court ruling on…
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The Most Dangerous Man in America?

Posted by  ▪  July 30, 2015

According to WaPo columnist Dana Milbank, possibly.

The Most Dangerous Man in America?

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7/30/2015 at 4:33pm
While the ire of the media has been focused mostly on Donald Trump for the past few news cycles, Scott Walker is still getting some scorn. This column by Dana Milbank at The Washington Post could all but be a campaign poster for walker, with a few wording changes: Why Scott Walker is so…
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Fighting The Coming EU Economic War Against Israel

Posted by  ▪  July 30, 2015

Prof. Eugene Kontorovich testifies before the House to unlawful and discriminatory European Union policies.

Fighting The Coming EU Economic War Against Israel

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7/30/2015 at 2:45pm
The Security Subcommittee of The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Committee held a hearing on July 28, 2015, on The Impact of the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Movement The Tower has a write up on the full scope of the hearing. In a prior post, we featured the testimony of Daniel Birnbaum,…
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Some data in Hillary’s emails came from intelligence agencies

Posted by  ▪  July 30, 2015

Oops?

Some data in Hillary’s emails came from intelligence agencies

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7/30/2015 at 1:15pm
Though it’s no longer leading the headlines, EmailGate is still alive and well. Hillary Clinton’s use of a personal email account and private servers during her tenure as Secretary of State was bound to be problematic. When use of a private email account initially surfaced, Clinton repeatedly insisted no classified information…
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Indian President to become first Indian head of state to visit Israel

Posted by  ▪  July 30, 2015

Israel and India cooperating in agriculture, water management and medical research

Indian President to become first Indian head of state to visit Israel

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7/30/2015 at 11:30am
Indian President Pranab Mukherjee is set to become the first head of the state from India to visit Israel. The visit by the Indian head of the state, set for early October, has a great symbolic value — considering India only established full diplomatic relations with Israel in 1992. Much like Israel, India too…
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PA Democrat Chaka Fattah Charged With Racketeering

Posted by  ▪  July 30, 2015

“A wide-ranging conspiracy.”

PA Democrat Chaka Fattah Charged With Racketeering

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7/30/2015 at 10:00am
Chaka Fattah, a Democrat who represents Pennsylvania’s second district, has been charged with racketeering conspiracy alongside four other people in a case that smacks of influence peddling. The Department of Justice announced the charges yesterday: Congressman Chaka Fattah and Associates Charged with Participating in Racketeering Conspiracy A member of Congress and four of his…
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Florida man arrested for playing Star Spangled Banner on 4th of July rejects plea deal (Update)

Posted by  ▪  July 30, 2015

Lane Pittman “was simply celebrating his freedoms as an American by playing one hell of a version of the National Anthem on Independence Day.”

Florida man arrested for playing Star Spangled Banner on 4th of July rejects plea deal (Update)

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7/30/2015 at 8:30am
On July 4, 2015, 22 year-old Lane Pittman decided to take his electric guitar and play the Star Spangled Banner on the street outside his friend’s house in Neptune Beach, near Jacksonville. Pittman says that after a police officer asked him to stop, he asked if it was okay to play on…
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Branco Cartoon – Simba-lism

Posted by  ▪  July 30, 2015

Hakuna matata.

Branco Cartoon – Simba-lism

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7/30/2015 at 7:00am
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8-year-old boy receives double hand transplant

Posted by  ▪  July 29, 2015

“I will be proud of what hands I get.”

8-year-old boy receives double hand transplant

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7/29/2015 at 9:00pm
You might need the Kleenex for this one. An eight-year-old boy is the first pediatric recipient of a double hand transplant. When he was only two-years-old, a life threatening infection lead to the amputation of both hands and feet. He also received a kidney transplant from his mother. According to NBC News: In a…
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