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7 Times the Public Received Bad News Without Social Media

Posted by  ▪  September 1, 2014

President Obama thinks people are only now waking up to the evil in the world because of the advent of social media. We disagree.

7 Times the Public Received Bad News Without Social Media

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9/1/2014 at 3:43pm
A few days ago, President Obama made what is probably one of his silliest remarks yet when he insinuated we’re only now realizing the world is a “messy” place because of the advent of social media. Really? No one noticed the underbelly of humanity before Twitter? We beg to differ. That time that jerk Aaron Burr…
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Even Democrats are abandoning Obama

Posted by  ▪  September 1, 2014

Reminders of Obama’s policies could be toxic for dems in battleground states.

Even Democrats are abandoning Obama

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9/1/2014 at 1:15pm
It seems like even the most staunch democrats are waking up to the realities of Obama’s America—especially the political realities. Republicans need to capture 5 of the 6 most competitive Senate seats in the 2014 midterms to regain control of the chamber and end Majority Leader Harry Reid’s reign of terror…
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Hundreds of Americans Have Fought for ISIS

Posted by  ▪  September 1, 2014

Says House Intel Chair: “Some of them have drifted back to the U.S.”

Hundreds of Americans Have Fought for ISIS

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9/1/2014 at 10:00am
During an appearance on FOX News Sunday, Representative Mike Rogers of Michigan was asked how many Americans have joined ISIS. His answer was nothing short of stunning. Ian Tuttle of National Review has the details: House Intel Chair: ‘Hundreds’ of Americans Have Fought with ISIS; Some Have Returned to U.S How many Americans are…
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Let’s talk about your “End-of-Life,” says AMA

Posted by  ▪  September 1, 2014

Will Medicare follow the example of private insurers?

Let’s talk about your “End-of-Life,” says AMA

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9/1/2014 at 10:00am
The American Medical Association wants to jumpstart a health care discussion that died a political death almost five years ago: to “death panel,” or not to “death panel?” Of course, we’re not talking about actual panels making life-or-death decisions on behalf of patients, but mandated coverage for “end of life discussions” between…
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Judge blocks Louisiana law requiring abortion providers have hospital privileges

Posted by  ▪  September 1, 2014

State-level patient protections are under fire (again.)

Judge blocks Louisiana law requiring abortion providers have hospital privileges

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9/1/2014 at 8:30am
On Sunday, a federal judge temporarily blocked a new Louisiana law that would require doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles of their practice. U.S. District Judge John deGravelles’ ruling potentially saved all 5 of Louisiana’s abortion clinics from being forced to close their…
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It’s nothing

Posted by  ▪  September 1, 2014

but sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity

It’s nothing

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9/1/2014 at 7:00am
From J, spotted in Charlottesville, VA, on August 30. From a driver who forgot this MLK Jr. quote: Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
 

Israel Takes Out Syrian Drone

Posted by  ▪  August 31, 2014

Temperatures are rising in the Golan Heights.

Israel Takes Out Syrian Drone

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8/31/2014 at 8:38pm
Israel has reportedly fired upon and shot down a Syrian drone that invaded Israeli-controlled airspace this Sunday. Although the Israeli military does not believe that the drone was launched as part of an attack on Israel, the tensions in the Golan Heights borderlands have officials on alert. From the Wall…
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When can you legally use a gun against an unarmed person?

Posted by  ▪  August 31, 2014

Legally, it doesn’t matter that both Mike Brown and Trayvon Martin were “unarmed” when shot to death.

When can you legally use a gun against an unarmed person?

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8/31/2014 at 6:20pm
One of the most common laments to come out of Ferguson these last days has been that surely it was outrageous for Office Darren Wilson to use his service pistol to shoot an “unarmed” Mike Brown.  (Earlier iterations of this narrative went further in their misinformation, describing the 18-year-old 6’4″ 292…
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Is Joe Biden Running for President in 2016?

Posted by  ▪  August 31, 2014

Think of the potential for entertainment.

Is Joe Biden Running for President in 2016?

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8/31/2014 at 5:00pm
It’s fun to think about how the media would drive itself crazy trying to choose sides between Joe and Hillary. On one hand, Hillary is a woman and the media’s expected inheritor of the presidency. On the other hand, Biden is part of the Obama administration. Justin Sink of The Hill recently…
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Islamists gone wild: Pool party at seized US Embassy Annex in Libya

Posted by  ▪  August 31, 2014

Islamists who seized US Embassy compound in Tripoli throw massive pool party, South Beach style.

Islamists gone wild: Pool party at seized US Embassy Annex in Libya

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8/31/2014 at 3:10pm
At least they know how to have fun? According to the Washington Times: Islamists who gained control of a U.S. Embassy residential compound in Libya last week posted a video online of the men throwing a spring break-like pool party at the property. A commander for the umbrella Islamist militia group, the Dawn…
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Drought Becomes Major Issue in #CA07 Election

Posted by  ▪  August 31, 2014

Drought Becomes Major Issue in #CA07 Election

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8/31/2014 at 2:00pm
Since late 2013, California has been experiencing one of the largest, most intense droughts in the state’s history. As of August 26, the U.S. Drought Monitor rates the drought in most of California ‘D4 – Exceptional Drought’, the highest rating on its scale. It spread from south-central California, and has since…
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Virulently anti-Israel George Galloway attacked

Posted by  ▪  August 31, 2014

British member of parliament beaten a few weeks after declaring his district an Israel and Israeli-free zone.

Virulently anti-Israel George Galloway attacked

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8/31/2014 at 11:51am
A 39 year old man was arrested for beating up notorious anti-Israel MP George Galloway yesterday. The Guardian reports: The Bradford West MP was released from hospital on Saturday morning having suffered a suspected broken jaw and rib as well as facial bruising. Neil Masterson, 39, has been accused of shouting about the…
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Obamacare and the end of employer provided health insurance

Posted by  ▪  August 31, 2014

Obama acted as a defender of these plans when he was first running for president in 2008.

Obamacare and the end of employer provided health insurance

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8/31/2014 at 10:15am
Here’s another item for the growing list of things we weren’t told about Obamacare before it was passed. It seems the Affordable Care Act presents a direct threat to employer provided health insurance plans and could force up to 150 million people out of their current plans. Jim Angle of FOX News did…
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http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/08/18/ferguson-national-guard-michael-brown-jay-nixon/14219621/

Protesters Sue City of Ferguson

Posted by  ▪  August 31, 2014

This latest multimillion dollar lawsuit is just kindling in the fire started by the court of public opinion.

Protesters Sue City of Ferguson

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/08/18/ferguson-national-guard-michael-brown-jay-nixon/14219621/
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8/31/2014 at 8:38am
The riots in Ferguson may have subsided, but the legal battle brewing between protesters and city officials may rekindle racial tensions and bring the St. Louis area back into the spotlight. From the ABA Journal: Five protesters are suing the city of Ferguson and St. Louis County, Missouri,…
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At this rate, I’m even missing Jimmy Carter “yet”

Posted by  ▪  August 31, 2014

Never thought I’d say that.

At this rate, I’m even missing Jimmy Carter “yet”

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8/31/2014 at 7:30am
One of many taken by a reader in Roswell, NM. This proud California Navy Mom’s license plate says “USALuvr”. Minivan parked in front of the UFO museum. Regards, Beloved
 

TX Supreme Court protects identity of anonymous blogger

Posted by  ▪  August 30, 2014

A tricky evidentiary ruling will allow Google to keep secret the identity of a blogger accused of defamation.

TX Supreme Court protects identity of anonymous blogger

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8/30/2014 at 6:33pm
As Hot Air’s Ed Morrissey once put it, “there is no jackass exception to the First Amendment.” Many bloggers toe the line between defamation and free expression, and enjoy their constitutional protections to the fullest; every once in a while, though, what started as an internet flame war ends up in…
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WaPo Getting Nervous About Obama’s Foreign Policy Skills

Posted by  ▪  August 30, 2014

Who did the Washington Post endorse for president in 2012?

WaPo Getting Nervous About Obama’s Foreign Policy Skills

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8/30/2014 at 3:52pm
A new editorial from the Washington Post takes an unusually sober look at President Obama’s foreign policy chops and his non-reaction to the world that’s burning around him: President Obama needs to focus on how the United States can meet global challenges PRESIDENT OBAMA’S acknowledgment that “we don’t have a strategy yet” in…
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