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Prison Worker Pleads Guilty in Sex-Fueled Breakout Scheme

Posted by  ▪  July 29, 2015

“I was already bringing stuff in to him, and didn’t really feel I could stop.”

Prison Worker Pleads Guilty in Sex-Fueled Breakout Scheme

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7/29/2015 at 1:10pm
Back in June, we reported on the bizarre New York prison break that led to a three-week manhunt for convicted murderers Richard Matt and David Sweat. Richard Matt was eventually shot and killed by police, and David Sweat shot multiple times and captured alive; but the most interesting—and bizarre—character in the…
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Reports: Taliban leader Mullah Omar dead (again) [UPDATED]

Posted by  ▪  July 29, 2015

Developing…

Reports: Taliban leader Mullah Omar dead (again) [UPDATED]

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7/29/2015 at 11:35am
Today the Afghan government announced that it is investigating new reports of the death of Taliban leader Mullah Omar. Intelligence sources, as well as the Afghan government, previously reported that Omar had probably died “two or three” years ago, but are working alongside other officials in the region to confirm the…
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Cecil the Lion

Posted by  ▪  July 29, 2015

It’s enough to be upset, without drawing comparisons.

Cecil the Lion

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_LzXpE1mjqA
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7/29/2015 at 10:05am
To put it mildly, the internet is in an uproar over the killing in Zimbabwe of Cecil the Lion by a dentist from Minnesota on safari. Cecil was a beautiful animal. I understand that trophy hunting, when done legally, helps support local conservation efforts and local communities in Africa. It may seem counter-intuitive,…
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Will Hillary and Schumer save Dems from themselves on Iran nuke deal?

Posted by  ▪  July 29, 2015

Former New Republic Editor: Dems risk another “McGovernite legacy”

Will Hillary and Schumer save Dems from themselves on Iran nuke deal?

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7/29/2015 at 8:30am
In an essay for August issue of The Tower Magazine, former longtime editor of The New Republic, Martin Peretz calls on Hillary Clinton and Charles Schumer to save the Democratic Party by leading the fight against the nuclear deal with Iran otherwise known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). Two…
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Hillary on Keystone Pipeline – I’ll tell you my position when I’m President

Posted by  ▪  July 29, 2015

Ask her again when she’s president.

Hillary on Keystone Pipeline – I’ll tell you my position when I’m President

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7/29/2015 at 7:00am
As Ed Morrissey comments at Hot Air, “Profiles in Courage this ain’t.” At a campaign event in New Hampshire yesterday, an attendee asked Hillary if she would approve the Keystone XL Pipeline. Her answer, if you can call it one, was that she would answer the question if and when she becomes…
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Breaking! Anti-Israel academic boycotters STILL don’t like being boycotted

Posted by  ▪  July 28, 2015

Humanities and Social Sciences imploding as anti-Israel academic boycotters tear their own programs apart.

Breaking! Anti-Israel academic boycotters STILL don’t like being boycotted

http://youtu.be/MF8pNDtLb4Q
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7/28/2015 at 9:15pm
This could be a series. In fact, with this post, maybe it is a series. We have covered many times the faculty members who demand the boycott of Israeli academic institutions (BDS) — which necessarily involves boycotting the individuals who work at those institutions — and then complain when the boycotters become…
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More proof Hollywood cannot be trusted with national security

Posted by  ▪  July 28, 2015

New pro-Iran Deal video a little bit Julia, a little bit Pajama Boy, a whole lotta lame.

More proof Hollywood cannot be trusted with national security

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7/28/2015 at 7:45pm
You know what I always ask myself when considering my stance on any hot-button piece of legislation, particularly matters of national security? Gee, I wonder what Hollywood thinks. Except I don’t do that because I have a brain. One that I enjoy using. But there must exist people who demand Hollywood’s expertise…
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Carly Fiorina refuses the rape and incest bait

Posted by  ▪  July 28, 2015

Carly Fiorina is not impressed with your talking points

Carly Fiorina refuses the rape and incest bait

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7/28/2015 at 6:15pm
Following the release of the second Planned Parenthood undercover video last week, Presidential hopeful Carly Fiorina joined Jake Tapper on The Lead. Tapper asked Fiorina to define her position on Governor Walker’s recent bill that prohibits abortions after twenty weeks and makes no exclusions for instances of rape and incest. Rather…
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Iran Deal Protests Cross Southern California

Posted by  ▪  July 28, 2015

“There’s no making nice with a radical regime that has sworn us off as an enemy.”

Iran Deal Protests Cross Southern California

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7/28/2015 at 4:30pm
When all is said and done, one feature of Obama’s presidency that will stand out is the sheer number of citizen protests against his policies. Such protests began in 2009, when regular Americans organized to protest federal fiscal policies, tax increases, and Obamacare. In fact, Professor Jacobson was recently treated to a…
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House Committee Shreds Kerry on Iran Nuclear Deal

Posted by  ▪  July 28, 2015

“Iran’s neighbors who know them the best, trust them the least.”

House Committee Shreds Kerry on Iran Nuclear Deal

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7/28/2015 at 3:08pm
Today US Secretary of State John Kerry sat alongside Treasury Secretary Jack Lew and Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz for a brutal afternoon of questioning before the House Foreign Affairs Committee on the nuclear agreement arranged between the P5+1 and Iran in Vienna earlier this month. Throughout the hearing, Kerry attempted to…
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It’s Official: Jon Stewart is an Obama Shill

Posted by  ▪  July 28, 2015

Secret visits, unprecedented access

It’s Official: Jon Stewart is an Obama Shill

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7/28/2015 at 1:10pm
This is probably…not…groundbreaking news, but just in case you haven’t heard: comedian and talking head Jon Stewart serves at the pleasure of the Obama White House. Perhaps that’s overstating it. Stewart may not jump at the behest of 1600 Penn, but the influential celebrity certainly enjoyed a level of access…
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Chaffetz to Obama: Fire the IRS Commissioner

Posted by  ▪  July 28, 2015

“At best, Commissioner Koskinen was derelict in his duties…”

Chaffetz to Obama: Fire the IRS Commissioner

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7/28/2015 at 11:40am
Yesterday, House Oversight committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) wrote a detailed letter to President Obama asking him to remove IRS chief John Koskinen from office. “Detailed” is an understatement. Chaffetz’s 29-page request reasserts Congress’ efforts to investigate the IRS’s targeting of taxpayers on the basis of their political beliefs, and describes…
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Third Planned Parenthood video interviews former baby part harvester

Posted by  ▪  July 28, 2015

“I thought I was going to be drawing blood, not procuring tissue from aborted fetuses”

Third Planned Parenthood video interviews former baby part harvester

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7/28/2015 at 10:10am
Tuesday, the Center for Medical Progress (CMP) released a third undercover video exposing Planned Parenthood’s participation in baby part harvesting. The first in a series, the third video is entitled, Human Capital – Episode 1: Planned Parenthood’s Black Market in Baby Parts. The “Human Capital” documentary web series, “integrates expert interviews, eyewitness…
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Video: Illegal immigrants land on Miami beach during fashion shoot

Posted by  ▪  July 28, 2015

A border fence wouldn’t have worked here.

Video: Illegal immigrants land on Miami beach during fashion shoot

https://www.youtube.com/embed/Q8jt8pPhRF0
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7/28/2015 at 8:30am
This might be funny if it wasn’t such a serious subject. Earlier this month, as a fashion photo shoot was taking place on Miami Beach, a boat carrying illegal immigrants approached the beach, and the passengers proceeded to run onto and across the beach. The incident was captured on video which you…
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Tim Scott adds body cam grants to criminal justice reform efforts

Posted by  ▪  July 28, 2015

Reform is coming—but what will it look like?

Tim Scott adds body cam grants to criminal justice reform efforts

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7/28/2015 at 7:00am
When Walter Scott was was shot earlier this year during what should have been a routine traffic stop, the country launched itself into a justified discussion over how local governments should work to ensure the safety of citizens during encounters with police—without crossing the line into invasive surveillance. The Walter…
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Can States sink the Iran Nuke Deal? (Update)

Posted by  ▪  July 27, 2015

Maybe, maybe not, but why not at least try?

Can States sink the Iran Nuke Deal? (Update)

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7/27/2015 at 9:00pm
The Obama administration thinks it outsmarted opponents of the Iran deal by running to the U.N. Security Council for international approval before Congress’s review period even started. It was a typical Obama F-U to his domestic opponents. Since Congress now needs a super-majority to block the deal, the outcome is uncertain. The Obama…
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Boston Breaks Up with 2024 Olympic Bid

Posted by  ▪  July 27, 2015

PUN ALERT: Will LA pick up the torch?

Boston Breaks Up with 2024 Olympic Bid

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7/27/2015 at 7:40pm
Today Boston city officials announced that they have reached a mutual understanding with the United States Olympic Committee, and will be withdrawing Boston’s bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics. The contract fell through after city officials refused to commit taxpayer dollars to cover any shortfalls encountered by local Olympic organizers….
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