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Gestapo Tactics Newburyport Daily News

Tour Guide accuses Yellowstone Park Rangers of “Gestapo tactics”

Posted by  ▪  October 8, 2013

Foreign tourists locked in hotel under armed guard thought they were under arrest.

Tour Guide accuses Yellowstone Park Rangers of “Gestapo tactics”

Gestapo Tactics Newburyport Daily News
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10/8/2013 at 12:14pm
Yellowstone National Park is among a number of popular destination closed by the National Park Service as a result of the scale-back. Some tourists and a tour guide are complaining about rough handling by park rangers of tourists in the park at the time of closure. A New Hampshire tourist, along with many…
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Amended Complaint filed in 9-11 photo copyright lawsuit against Sarah Palin

Posted by  ▪  October 8, 2013

Still no proof of fundraising using iconic photo of firefighters raising the flag at Ground Zero on 9-11.

Amended Complaint filed in 9-11 photo copyright lawsuit against Sarah Palin

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10/8/2013 at 10:52am
We previously reported on the lawsuit by North Jersey Media Group against Sarah Palin and SarahPAC, over Palin’s use of a copyrighted photo of firefighters raising the American flag at ground zero on 9/11, Palin firefighter copyright lawsuit Complaint — no proof of “fundraising” off photo. Considering that the photo was used…
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Iran Right of First Reply to Netanyahu UN

When it comes to criticizing Netanyahu, hard to tell Iran and NY Times apart

Posted by  ▪  October 8, 2013

Mideast Media Sampler 10/08/2013 – Where’s the scrutiny of Iran’s blatant lie about its nuclear program?

When it comes to criticizing Netanyahu, hard to tell Iran and NY Times apart

Iran Right of First Reply to Netanyahu UN
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10/8/2013 at 9:55am
After Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed the United Nations General Assembly last week, a number of op-eds in both the New York Times and Washington Post criticized him. A reading of the speech shows that it was quite skilled. Netanyahu explained how Iran is ruled by a regime that is currently destabilizing…
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Peasants storm Castillo de San Marcos, beaten back by trespass warnings

Posted by  ▪  October 8, 2013

Peasants storm Castillo de San Marcos, beaten back by trespass warnings

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10/8/2013 at 8:30am
A group of 40 tourists peasants stormed Castillo de San Marcos in St. Augustine, Florida, as reported by First Coast News (h/t Amy): A group of tourists didn’t let the government shutdown or the gate at the Castillo de San Marcos in St. Augustine stop them Monday. A group of people went over the…
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Bumper Sticker - Virginia - Trust Child

I don’t

Posted by  ▪  October 8, 2013

I don’t

Bumper Sticker - Virginia - Trust Child
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10/8/2013 at 7:00am
From J in Virginia: A hodge podge of lunatic-left imagery.
 

Swing District race heats up over Dem challenger fundraising claim of GOP hacking

Posted by  ▪  October 7, 2013

Martha Robertson in NY-23 has yet to provide proof of the fundraising solicitation that GOP operatives tried to hack her website. (Update – NY Daily News picks up story based on LI reporting)

Swing District race heats up over Dem challenger fundraising claim of GOP hacking

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10/7/2013 at 8:00pm
Martha Robertson is the Democratic challenger to Republican Tom Reed in NY-23, one of the few competitive districts in the House. While the District leans Republican after redistricting, it contains Ithaca where a heavy Democratic turnout could make the race competitive. Robertson is a Jumpstart candidate for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee…
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Vietnam Memorial Barricaded

Park Service allows pro-immigration reform rally on ‘closed’ National Mall

Posted by  ▪  October 7, 2013

Park Service allows pro-immigration reform rally on ‘closed’ National Mall

Vietnam Memorial Barricaded
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10/7/2013 at 6:33pm
The Washington Examiner reported earlier today that the Park Service will allow an immigration reform rally on the ‘closed’ National Mall in Washington DC tomorrow. A planned immigration reform rally will take place on the National Mall on Tuesday even though the site is closed due to the government shutdown. Organizers for the…
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Spanish Inquisition GIF

No one expects The Obamacare Sticker Shock

Posted by  ▪  October 7, 2013

“I just didn’t realize I would … pay for it personally.”

No one expects The Obamacare Sticker Shock

Spanish Inquisition GIF
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10/7/2013 at 4:49pm
There are a lot of surprised people in California now that more Obamacare details are coming out: In California, 1.9 million people buy plans on the open market, according to officials with Covered California, the state’s new health insurance exchange. And many of them are steaming mad. “There’s going to be a number…
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Mika Brzezinski No. 1 on list of MSM losing it over gov’t scale-back

Posted by  ▪  October 7, 2013

Mika Brzezinski No. 1 on list of MSM losing it over gov’t scale-back

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10/7/2013 at 2:56pm
Laurel’s list of inflammatory schoolyard taunts by senior Democratic politicians and their spokesmen reflected the increasingly eliminationist rhetoric which is part of Democratic shut-down scale-back strategy. Perhaps it’s time for a new list: Mainstream Media Gone Wild, or something similar. I know that No. 1 on the list should be Mika Brzezinski insisting…
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Obama demands FEMA funding even though Dems opposed House funding bill

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Obama demands FEMA funding even though Dems opposed House funding bill

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10/7/2013 at 12:51pm
I guess this goes in either the “there he goes again” or “chutzpah” files. Tropical Storm Karen is expected to make landfall later this week in the Gulf of Mexico.  FEMA started recalling workers several days ago to prepare for the storm, and in any event, most FEMA staff never even were…
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“Scaled-Back” Weekend

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“Scaled-Back” Weekend

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10/7/2013 at 11:30am
It was, as usual, a busy weekend.  We covered a number of “Barrycade” events.  John Nolte at Breitbart.com has an even more extensive list of petty and unnecessary closures and lock-outs.. Here are some of the shut-down scale-back related items we covered, in case you missed them: WWII Vet – Removing Iwo Jima…
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Giving Iran’s Rouhani the benefit of the doubts never given Netanyahu

Posted by  ▪  October 7, 2013

Mideast Media Sampler 10/07/2013 – The Columnists who Cried “Sheep”

Giving Iran’s Rouhani the benefit of the doubts never given Netanyahu

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10/7/2013 at 10:15am
There has been a steady campaign against Prime Minister Netanyahu in the media. Last week the Washington Post featured a column by David Ignatius arguing that Israel should let the United States give negotiations a chance. Ignatius used 1973 Yom Kippur War as a lesson for Israel, but he probably would have…
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John Boehner Stand and Fight

Don’t let a government scale-back go to waste

Posted by  ▪  October 7, 2013

It’s a scale-back, not a shut-down, and therein lies a solution

Don’t let a government scale-back go to waste

John Boehner Stand and Fight
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10/7/2013 at 8:45am
Rahm Emanuel, speaking soon after Obama took office in 2009, famously suggested that the Obama administration would not let a serious crisis — the Fall 2008 credit crisis — go to waste: Republicans would do well to heed that advice, advice which Obama used to his advantage to push through the failed…
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NBC New Shutdown Blocks Girl From Clinical Trial Screenshot

NBC Nightly News features children turned away from NIH, ignores Dem funding opposition

Posted by  ▪  October 7, 2013

NBC Nightly News features children turned away from NIH, ignores Dem funding opposition

NBC New Shutdown Blocks Girl From Clinical Trial Screenshot
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10/7/2013 at 7:00am
After Republicans in the House of Representatives passed a funding bill for the National Institutes of Health, NBC Nightly News has run two feature stories about children and other patients who could not enroll in a cancer clinical trial at NIH because of the “shutdown.” In neither story was the Republican funding…
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Healthcare-gov-notice

IT experts skeptical Obamacare website has just “traffic” problem

Posted by  ▪  October 6, 2013

IT experts skeptical Obamacare website has just “traffic” problem

Healthcare-gov-notice
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10/6/2013 at 7:04pm
The other day, I wrote that long wait times are not the only issue with the Obamacare website, highlighting my skepticism of the administration’s claims that high volume was to blame for all the glitches in the system. It turns out that Reuters news agency spoke with five technology experts who expressed…
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Minuteman Park chained parking lot

Battle Cry heard at Minute Man Park: “Can’t Keep Me Out”

Posted by  ▪  October 6, 2013

Patriots make a stand “heard ’round the world” at barrycaded Concord Bridge and Minute Man Park

Battle Cry heard at Minute Man Park: “Can’t Keep Me Out”

Minuteman Park chained parking lot
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10/6/2013 at 5:25pm
They’ve chained the parking lot at the Minute Man* National Park in Lexington-Concord, MA. A reader would not be stopped, and writes, quoting Ralph Waldo Emerson’s poem about the “rude bridge”: “By the rude bridge that arched the flood Their flag to April’s breeze unfurled, Here once the embattled farmers stood And fired the shot heard ’round the world.” Yes,…
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Tuffy-the-Rodeo-Clown-I-still-believe-in-an-America

Tuffy wasn’t a mean clown, unlike those barrycading WWII Vets

Posted by  ▪  October 6, 2013

Tuffy never tuffycaded anyone.

Tuffy wasn’t a mean clown, unlike those barrycading WWII Vets

Tuffy-the-Rodeo-Clown-I-still-believe-in-an-America
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10/6/2013 at 2:01pm
Remember Tuffy the Rodeo Clown? Who earned the ire of Democratic politicians and a lifetime ban from the Missouri State Fair because he wore an Obama mask? Tuffy never told other clowns to “make life as difficult for people as we can.” Tuffy never tried to stop aging WWII Veterans from making pilgrimage to…
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