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Rebel Pressure Works, President of Yemen Resigns

Posted by  ▪  January 22, 2015

More bad news

Rebel Pressure Works, President of Yemen Resigns

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1/22/2015 at 4:39pm
Earlier today, Yemeni President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi and his government resigned under pressure from Houthi rebels who gained control over the Presidential palace and residence this week. According to Presidential adviser Sultan al-Atawani, contrary to what previous sources touted as the beginnings of a compromise, Houthi rebels refused to withdraw…
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Dove’s #RealStrength pro-Dad Super Bowl ad will make you cry

Posted by  ▪  January 22, 2015

You might need to grab the Kleenex

Dove’s #RealStrength pro-Dad Super Bowl ad will make you cry

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1/22/2015 at 3:00pm
I love, love, love when companies and brands go pro-Dad. Last year, Cheerios released a “How to Dad” series of ads that were adorable and quite perfect in their ability to silence the ridiculous “dumb Dad” meme. This year, one company has upped the ante on featuring fatherhood in its marketing….
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Finally Obtained: David Gregory Arrest Warrant Affidavit

Posted by  ▪  January 22, 2015

Cops wanted Gregory charged with illegal possession of a high-capacity ammunition magazine, but D.C. prosecutors nixed the request.

Finally Obtained: David Gregory Arrest Warrant Affidavit

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1/22/2015 at 1:42pm
This is likely the final chapter in the saga of our two-year long fight to obtain important documents regarding the non-prosecution of David Gregory for possessing on Meet the Press an illegal high-capacity ammunition magazine. The short version is that the D.C. Metropolitan Police Department warned NBC News that it could not…
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Boehner’s revenge?

Posted by  ▪  January 22, 2015

Then again, maybe not.

Boehner’s revenge?

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1/22/2015 at 12:00pm
Remember all those articles about Boehner planning to take revenge on Republicans who had opposed his Speakership? Remember how he was going to take away their committee positions as punishment? And remember how angry a great many people on the right got about it? I wrote this post about it…
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VIDEO: Dashcam captures NJ police shooting of black man

Posted by  ▪  January 22, 2015

Shooting “victim” Reid previously served 13 years for shooting at NJ State Troopers

VIDEO: Dashcam captures NJ police shooting of black man

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1/22/2015 at 10:45am
The Bridgeton NJ police department has released dash camera video of the shooting of violent felon Jerame Reid by two of its police officers during a traffic stop, reports NBC 4 news in New York.  Both Reid and the officer who first shot him, Behame Days, are black.  Days’ partner, Officer…
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Mossad Chief: Not opposed to Iran sanctions, contrary to reports

Posted by  ▪  January 22, 2015

Politics at play

Mossad Chief: Not opposed to Iran sanctions, contrary to reports

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1/22/2015 at 9:22am
On January 21, 2015, Josh Rogin and Eli Lake at Bloomberg News reported Israeli Mossad Goes Rogue, Warns U.S. on Iran Sanctions: The Israeli intelligence agency Mossad has broken ranks with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, telling U.S. officials and lawmakers that a new Iran sanctions bill in the U.S. Congress would tank…
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Santa Barbara newspaper vandalized over using term “Illegals”

Posted by  ▪  January 22, 2015

Face-off over language and political correctness.

Santa Barbara newspaper vandalized over using term “Illegals”

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1/22/2015 at 8:30am
Just when you may have given up entirely on the Golden State, news comes about a newspaper in one of the deepest blue enclaves fighting political correctness. A California newspaper will continue to use the term “illegals” to describe people who enter the U.S. without permission, despite an attack on its building…
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Branco Cartoon – O-Flate-Gate

Posted by  ▪  January 22, 2015

Nope-to-Hope

Branco Cartoon – O-Flate-Gate

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1/22/2015 at 7:00am
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Standoff in Yemen ends, compromise reached (for now)

Posted by  ▪  January 21, 2015

Will al-Qaeda rise?

Standoff in Yemen ends, compromise reached (for now)

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1/21/2015 at 9:03pm
Yesterday, State Department officials in Yemen were preparing for the possibility of evacuation. Houthi rebels had laid siege to the presidential palace, and later held President Hadi captive in his own home. The United States Embassy was fired upon, and the Navy was on alert. Earlier today, however, the Houthi…
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Reports say DOJ won’t bring #Ferguson civil rights charges

Posted by  ▪  January 21, 2015

DOJ concludes police shooting of Michael Brown cannot support Civil Rights charges

Reports say DOJ won’t bring #Ferguson civil rights charges

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1/21/2015 at 7:00pm
The Department of Justice is preparing to drop the pretense that it has any expectation of bringing Federal civil rights charges against Darren Wilson, the Ferguson, MO police officer who successfully defended himself against Michael Brown after Brown attempted to beat Officer Wilson into submission and seize the officer’s sidearm. The New…
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Chicago Black Activists to Obama: “We pray that congress do away with your amnesty” (Video)

Posted by  ▪  January 21, 2015

“he doesn’t care nothin’ about our people”

Chicago Black Activists to Obama: “We pray that congress do away with your amnesty” (Video)

http://youtu.be/MVRXiVDOFqo
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1/21/2015 at 5:30pm
After the 2014 State of the Union address, a group of black activists in Chicago were interviewed by Jeremy Segal of Rebel Pundit in a video telling Obama to “just quit.” Some of those activists, and others, also were interviewed just before the midterms in a video that has over 1 million…
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Knife Intifada: Palestinian terrorist stabs woman after bus attack (Video)

Posted by  ▪  January 21, 2015

Surprise stabbings of Jews are a growing terror trend.

Knife Intifada: Palestinian terrorist stabs woman after bus attack (Video)

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1/21/2015 at 4:00pm
We are seeing a growing volume of knife attacks on Jews in Israel as the new Palestinian terror tactic. The murder of four Jews praying in a synagogue in Jerusalem with knives and machetes received a lot of attention, but there are almost daily knife attacks on Jews, primarily but not exclusively…
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Obama Floats Dem Operative as Everywoman Success Story

Posted by  ▪  January 21, 2015

They…tweaked…the facts

Obama Floats Dem Operative as Everywoman Success Story

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1/21/2015 at 2:40pm
Remember Rebekah Erler, President Obama’s premiere “everywoman” success story from last night’s State of the Union address? The one whose family inspired the leader of the free world to stand up for the common man by…raising their taxes, or something? As it turns out, Rebekah isn’t just an inspiration. She’s an…
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#SOTU Schadenfreude: Obama’s Lackluster Legacy

Posted by  ▪  January 21, 2015

112 broken promises (and counting)

#SOTU Schadenfreude: Obama’s Lackluster Legacy

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1/21/2015 at 1:00pm
In last night’s State of the Union address, President Obama made a lot of promises. From free community college, to middle class tax breaks, to massive tax hikes on the wealthy and investors, the President served up a bill of goods that, given a Republican-controlled Congress, will take a miracle to…
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John Boehner trolls Obama with speech invite to Netanyahu

Posted by  ▪  January 21, 2015

Big time trolling. And an election gift to Netanyahu.

John Boehner trolls Obama with speech invite to Netanyahu

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1/21/2015 at 11:34am
Is there anyone who gets Obama more upset than Bibi Netanyahu? It’s not for nothing that unnamed senior administration officials called Netanyahu “chickenshit” and mocked Israel’s failure to attack Iran. There is no love lost in that relationship. Remember when Bibi lectured Obama in front of reporters in 2011, setting off a furious reaction? And…
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How Justice Ginsburg stole the #SOTU show

Posted by  ▪  January 21, 2015

The Notorious RBG strikes again

How Justice Ginsburg stole the #SOTU show

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1/21/2015 at 10:00am
First, she came prepared with her hometown paper. You know, just in case she got bored: Love this pic of Justice Ginsburg bringing her hometown paper to the #sotu. In case she got bored. pic.twitter.com/pqlzKVjIOa— Jeremy W. Peters (@jwpetersNYT) January 21, 2015 Then, she got to enjoy the company of her coworkers. From left…
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President ignores Yemen, Feinstein Calls for Embassy Evacuation

Posted by  ▪  January 21, 2015

In September, Obama touted Yemen as a success story!

President ignores Yemen, Feinstein Calls for Embassy Evacuation

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1/21/2015 at 8:30am
Sometimes, more can be learned from what a world leader fails to say. One of the topics President Obama failed to cover in his State of the Union address is the situation in Yemen, a country that has descended so far into chaos that two U.S. Navy warships now stand ready to…
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