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Handcuffed man shot dead by GA police had known violent history

Posted by  ▪  September 23, 2014

Embedded below: Seven actual arrest warrants outstanding on parolee Charles Smith at time of his death

Handcuffed man shot dead by GA police had known violent history

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9/23/2014 at 12:30pm
More information about the criminal milieu of 29-year-old, 6′ 7″ Charles Smith continues to dribble out of Savannah, GA, in addition to what we previously covered here Handcuffed GA Man Killed by Police Had Extensive Criminal Record just three days ago. A brief report by WOTC news discloses that: At the time of Smith’s…
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Security Breach May Cause Enlarged “Buffer Zone” Around the White House

Posted by  ▪  September 23, 2014

Who could have predicted such a thing? One blogger did.

Security Breach May Cause Enlarged “Buffer Zone” Around the White House

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9/23/2014 at 11:30am
After a man jumped the fence and actually made it through the front door of the White House last weekend, the Secret Service is thinking of beefing up the security area around 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. Carol D. Leonnig of the Washington Post reported Monday: Secret Service considers a larger buffer zone around the…
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Imperial Bureaucrat: Lois Lerner denies everything

Posted by  ▪  September 23, 2014

Media savvy Lerner speaks to Politico, but not Congress.

Imperial Bureaucrat: Lois Lerner denies everything

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9/23/2014 at 10:00am
Lois Lerner broke her silence in an interview at Politico, according to Politico: Exclusive: Lois Lerner breaks silence. More properly framed, Lerner repeated to Politico the same broad denials she made on the record in a House hearing just before pleading the 5th to avoid having those broad denials subjected to questioning. Here’s…
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Hamas murderers of 3 Israeli teens killed during arrest attempt

Posted by  ▪  September 23, 2014

Hamas spokesman: “Two members of the Izz A-Din al-Qasam brigades … were killed after a journey of sacrifice and giving.”

Hamas murderers of 3 Israeli teens killed during arrest attempt

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9/23/2014 at 8:30am
Remember when Katie Zavadski of NY Magazine, Sheera Frenkel of Buzzfeed and Jon Donnison of the BBC reported that Hamas was not behind the kidnapping and murder of three Israeli teens, Gil-ad Shaer, Naftali Fraenkel and Eyal Yifrach? That gave rise to the widespread false meme that Israeli invented the Hamas connection…
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“Feminists” versus the Truth

Posted by  ▪  September 23, 2014

“They insist that women’s choices are not truly free.”

“Feminists” versus the Truth

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9/23/2014 at 7:00am
There’s nothing more offensive to me than an article that leaps off the cliff in the first sentence by dropping the “as a woman, I…” bomb. It doesn’t matter how the sentence ends; what matters is that the author, whoever she may be, believes that on some level her gender proves her…
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Why I’m against drug testing for unemployment benefits and food stamps

Posted by  ▪  September 22, 2014

Help people get off the dole, don’t just add more bureaucracy to police it.

Why I’m against drug testing for unemployment benefits and food stamps

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9/22/2014 at 8:00pm
It’s long been a rallying cry of the right: if you want to be on the public dole, you should be able to pass a drug test. You’ve seen the memes and the bumper stickers. Sounds good, right? Governor Walker of Wisconsin has proposed his plan that would require drug testing for those…
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Rorschach helmet

Posted by  ▪  September 22, 2014

Stare at this image

Rorschach helmet

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9/22/2014 at 6:40pm
What’s the first thing that comes to mind? For me, it’s …. (Image via @history_pics)
 

White House Fence Jumper was out on bail

Posted by  ▪  September 22, 2014

Who is this guy?

White House Fence Jumper was out on bail

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9/22/2014 at 4:18pm
The near-mythos surrounding the man who jumped the White House fence last week keeps getting weirder. Via Bloomberg Law: The man accused of jumping the White House fence with a knife was free on bail at the time of the incident after his arrest on a separate weapons charge in Virginia, prosecutors…
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How’s that Rouhani working out for U.S.?

Posted by  ▪  September 22, 2014

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani’s record torpedoes the hopes placed in him.

How’s that Rouhani working out for U.S.?

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9/22/2014 at 2:16pm
It is nearly a year since Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani spoke before the United Nations General Assembly. Later this week he is scheduled to speak again before the General Assembly, but the enthusiasm expressed last year is nowhere to be seen. In the run up to his speech there was much excitement among…
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Scenes from a Marriage (of climate activism, socialism and hypocrisy)

Posted by  ▪  September 22, 2014

This is what democracy looks like!

Scenes from a Marriage (of climate activism, socialism and hypocrisy)

http://youtu.be/YZlsKvOkHIY
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9/22/2014 at 1:00pm
From Reason TV, via Hot Air: From PJTV, via Instapundit:
 

“Loud Music” Case: Jury Selection Begins for Re-Trial on Murder count

Posted by  ▪  September 22, 2014

Michael Dunn, previously convicted of the attempted murder of three others, is being re-tried for the murder of Jordan Davis

“Loud Music” Case: Jury Selection Begins for Re-Trial on Murder count

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9/22/2014 at 11:00am
Jury selection begins today for the re-trial of Michael Dunn on a murder charge for the shooting death of teenager Jordan Davis, reports Business Insider. At his prior criminal trial Dunn was convicted of three counts of attempted second-degree murder and one count of “throwing missiles” (firing a bullets) at a motor…
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Jew-centric conspiracy theories: Lancet and Urbana-Champaign editions

Posted by  ▪  September 22, 2014

BDS poisons everything it touches

Jew-centric conspiracy theories: Lancet and Urbana-Champaign editions

http://youtu.be/rcoBp5-S3YA
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9/22/2014 at 9:35am
You need no better proof of how the anti-Israel Boycott, Divest and Sanctions movement poisons everything it touches than the story of how anti-Israel activists turned a once-respected medical journal, The Lancet, into a BDS platform. Just like Ohio University student senate president Megan Marzec hijacked the purpose of the ALS Ice…
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The Domestic Battle for Action in Iraq

Posted by  ▪  September 22, 2014

How far will Congress go?

The Domestic Battle for Action in Iraq

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9/22/2014 at 8:31am
After years of political opposition, conflict, and even comparisons to our infamous involvement in Vietnam and southeast Asia, lawmakers—especially those up for re-election this year—are hesitant to send another round of money and troops into Iraq. Last week, Congress approved the funding required to arm and train Syrian rebels opposed to…
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Not falling for that one again

Posted by  ▪  September 22, 2014

Actually, I didn’t fall for it the first time.

Not falling for that one again

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9/22/2014 at 7:00am
From reader Xmas: Seen in Worcester, MA I thought you guys would like this.
 

Perfect immigration amnesty political metaphor?

Posted by  ▪  September 21, 2014

Isn’t the country our house?

Perfect immigration amnesty political metaphor?

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9/21/2014 at 8:23pm
From Richard Grenell on Twitter. Too cute? Or not cute enough?
 

Busting the myth that handcuffed suspects pose no deadly danger to police

Posted by  ▪  September 21, 2014

Many law enforcement officers have been shot and killed by “safely handcuffed” suspects

Busting the myth that handcuffed suspects pose no deadly danger to police

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9/21/2014 at 7:00pm
We have covered the recent shooting death by police of a handcuffed suspect in Georgia: GA Police Officer Shoots and Kills Handcuffed Black Suspect Handcuffed GA Man Killed by Police Had Extensive Criminal Record By now we’ve all heard expounded the major theme propounded by protesters that a handcuffed suspect could never present a danger of…
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Dem Rep: Without new war vote, Congress forfeiting its constitutional responsibility

Posted by  ▪  September 21, 2014

“Absolutely.”

Dem Rep: Without new war vote, Congress forfeiting its constitutional responsibility

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9/21/2014 at 5:30pm
Congressman Adam Schiff of California appeared on FOX News Sunday today and said rather plainly that congress has pretty much given up on the rules. Patrick Brennan of National Review has the details: Dem Congressman: Is Congress Abdicating Its Consitutional War Powers? ‘Absolutely’ Asked this morning by Fox News’s Chris Wallace whether Congress is…
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