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stalin1

Why do so many Russians live in Crimea?

Posted by  ▪  March 17, 2014

Why do so many Russians live in Crimea?

stalin1
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3/17/2014 at 10:00am
Now that Crimeans have overwhelmingly voted to secede from Ukraine and join Russia: Fireworks exploded and Russian flags fluttered above jubilant crowds… [as] the United States and Europe condemned the ballot as illegal and destabilizing. There is no question that many ethnic Russians live in that part of Ukraine. To find out why,…
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Neil Young and Crazy Horse Israel

Supporting Neil Young and others against anti-Israel boycotters

Guest Post by Liran Kapoano  ▪  March 17, 2014

Show social media support for celebrities, artists, musicians and others who visit Israel.

Supporting Neil Young and others against anti-Israel boycotters

Neil Young and Crazy Horse Israel
Guest Post by Liran Kapoano
3/17/2014 at 8:30am
The anti-Israel Boycott, Divest and Sanction movement has been trying to intimidate celebrities, including musicians, into not visiting or playing in Israel. Through social media, the BDS crowd tries to create the impression of widespread support and to isolate the celebrities. Those social media strategies can be resisted by showing social media…
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Global Warming Political Contributions

Branco Cartoon – The Bossy

Posted by  ▪  March 17, 2014

Branco Cartoon – The Bossy

Global Warming Political Contributions
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3/17/2014 at 7:00am
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Gibbs Dems in trouble

Former Obama Press Secretary: Democrats “absolutely” could lose Senate

Posted by  ▪  March 16, 2014

“If you lose the Senate, turn out the lights because the party’s over”

Former Obama Press Secretary: Democrats “absolutely” could lose Senate

Gibbs Dems in trouble
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3/16/2014 at 8:00pm
Former Press Secretary to President Obama, Robert Gibbs, appeared on Meet The Press with David Gregory Sunday morning. Among the topics discussed were the 2014 midterm elections. When asked about the Democrats’ prospects, Gibbs candidly noted the results this November could be potentially devastating. Over the last few days, Republican observers and pundits…
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crimea-referendum

LIVE updates: Exit polls show Crimea votes to join Russia

Posted by  ▪  March 16, 2014

LIVE updates: Exit polls show Crimea votes to join Russia

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3/16/2014 at 5:31pm
In what will likely come as little surprise to anyone who has been following the events in Ukraine, Russian state media are reporting that early exit polls show Crimea has voted to break with Ukraine and join Russia.  Official results are expected later. From Reuters: Russian state media said Crimeans voted overwhelmingly to…
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WH Sr. Adviser says Obama will be ‘asset in every way possible’ to Dem candidates

Posted by  ▪  March 16, 2014

David Gregory asks, “Is the president more of a liability than he is an asset at this stage for Democrats?”

WH Sr. Adviser says Obama will be ‘asset in every way possible’ to Dem candidates

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3/16/2014 at 3:30pm
David Gregory spoke with Dan Pfeiffer on NBC’s Meet the Press on Sunday, where he pressed the White House Senior Adviser on Obama’s recent low approval rating among Democrats. Pfeiffer didn’t address much about the polls very directly, but said that the shutdown and problems with healthcare.gov had some impact for everyone…
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LI #11

#Mcconnelling = The Senate Minority Leader Must Change His Tune

Posted by  ▪  March 16, 2014

#Mcconnelling = The Senate Minority Leader Must Change His Tune

LI #11
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3/16/2014 at 1:30pm
As many of you may know, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell recently said, in regards to those pesky Tea Party activists challenging GOP incumbents for Senate seats: “I think we are going to crush them everywhere. I don’t think they are going to have a single nominee anywhere in the country.” That,…
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Joseph Harvey tie

“Road Rage” Murder Trial: Witness Says Walker Shot Stopped Harvey ~40′ Away

Posted by  ▪  March 16, 2014

“[Harvey] had stopped and brought his arms up to the side. Then I heard the two shots fired. “

“Road Rage” Murder Trial: Witness Says Walker Shot Stopped Harvey ~40′ Away

Joseph Harvey tie
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3/16/2014 at 12:00pm
Our next piece of evidence from the Joseph Walker trial is the transcribed interview of another witness who drove by the shooting scene. As per SOP her name has been redacted. Because this transcript was attached as Exhibit I to the defense’s recent motion to dismiss the charges against Walker, I…
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George Will Notes the Democratic Party’s Income Inequality Problem

Posted by  ▪  March 16, 2014

George Will Notes the Democratic Party’s Income Inequality Problem

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3/16/2014 at 10:30am
The Democratic Party has made it clear that they’re planning to run on “income inequality” in 2014. Liberal Washington Post writer Greg Sargent has even suggested this strategy is part of the reason for Senator Harry Reid’s recent attacks on the Koch brothers. It’s ironic that Democrats, who enjoy support from some…
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LI #26 California Drought Map

Sen. Feinstein changes course on California’s water problems

Posted by  ▪  March 16, 2014

Sen. Feinstein changes course on California’s water problems

LI #26 California Drought Map
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3/16/2014 at 9:00am
It looks like the special election earthquake that shook FL-13, sending Republican David Jolly to Washington D.C., may be being felt in other ways in the land of real earthquakes — California. I recently covered the severe drought that is impacting the Golden State, which is leading Governor Jerry Brown to contemplate…
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Bumper Sticker - Los Angeles - Next War

Guide to California Crazy

Posted by  ▪  March 16, 2014

Guide to California Crazy

Bumper Sticker - Los Angeles - Next War
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3/16/2014 at 7:30am
From LukeHandCool, a handy Guide to California Crazy, with commentary: Came across this motorized billboard on a corner of Wilshire Boulevard on L.A.’s Westside after dropping the son off at school. He’s becoming quite a politically incorrect joker and I’d just given him a little lecture to be cautious around his teachers;…
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trey-gowdy

Senator Obama and President Obama strongly disagree on the separation of powers

Posted by  ▪  March 15, 2014

Rep. Trey Gowdy: “I’m going to read a quote, and then you tell me who said it…”

Senator Obama and President Obama strongly disagree on the separation of powers

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3/15/2014 at 7:00pm
Oh, what a difference a few years—and a seat on the throne of power—make. The context in which Trey Gowdy was speaking in this video was the debate on the Enforce the Law Act, by which Congress would attempt to give itself standing to sue a president for not “faithfully” executing the…
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Tensions rise ahead of Crimea referendum

Posted by  ▪  March 15, 2014

Tensions rise ahead of Crimea referendum

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3/15/2014 at 5:05pm
Tensions are mounting ahead of a planned referendum Sunday to determine whether or not Crimea will break from Ukraine and join Russia. A few updates on the situation… From AFP via Yahoo News: Ukraine accused Russia on Saturday of invading a region bordering Crimea and vowed to use “all necessary measures” to ward off…
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Obama, Harper and Cameron in Israel: Three Speeches, Two Friends

Posted by  ▪  March 15, 2014

Canadian and British PM’s reject Israel’s Isolation; Obama Accepts It

Obama, Harper and Cameron in Israel: Three Speeches, Two Friends

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3/15/2014 at 3:00pm
During the past year, three English speaking heads of state have spoken in Israel. Nearly a year ago, President Barack Obama addressed the people of Israel in the Jerusalem’s International Convention Center. In January, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper addressed the Knesset. This week British Prime Minister David Cameron did too. The…
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LI #09b

#BeBossy: We’re in this mess because Hillary wasn’t in 2008

Posted by  ▪  March 15, 2014

#BeBossy: We’re in this mess because Hillary wasn’t in 2008

LI #09b
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3/15/2014 at 1:30pm
When I first heard about the #BanBossy movement, a movement that is backed by Facebook’s  Sheryl Sandberg and The Girl Scouts, I was incredulous. First progressives emasculate America’s men; now, they are emasculating its women! Professor Jacobson was right to be concerned about the tendency of “low information voters” to respond to victimization…
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“Road Rage” Murder Trial: Witness Provides Confusing, Mistaken Testimony

Posted by  ▪  March 15, 2014

Witness identifies caucasian Adam Pidel as an African-American, mistakes 30 feet distance for 50 feet

“Road Rage” Murder Trial: Witness Provides Confusing, Mistaken Testimony

road-rage-police-officer-Joseph-Walker-2
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3/15/2014 at 11:30am
Our next piece of evidence from the Joseph Walker trial is the transcribed interview of another witness who drove by the shooting scene. As per SOP his name has been redacted. Because this transcript was attached as Exhibit H to the defense’s recent motion to dismiss the charges against Walker, I…
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Sheila Jackson Lee

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee: The Constitution is even older than Ezra Klein thinks

Posted by  ▪  March 15, 2014

Condescending lectures on the Constitution don’t work when you think it’s 400 years old

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee: The Constitution is even older than Ezra Klein thinks

Sheila Jackson Lee
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3/15/2014 at 10:00am
Remember what Ezra Klein said about our old Constitution? “The issue of the Constitution is that the text is confusing because it was written more than 100 years ago and what people believe it says differs from person to person and differs depending on what they want to get done.” The internet remembers. Proving…
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