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Durbin pulls race card on Senate Republicans (#JVTA)

Posted by  ▪  March 18, 2015

It’s getting boring, Dick.

Durbin pulls race card on Senate Republicans (#JVTA)

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3/18/2015 at 1:10pm
Rosa Parks. Loretta Lynch. To Senate Democrat Dick Durbin, they’re one in the same. Durbin took to the floor of the Senate today to lash out against Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell over the delayed confirmation vote for Attorney General candidate Loretta Lynch. Republicans are blocking the vote until two more…
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Unlikely Headline of Day: Fox News reporter interviews Dick Cheney in Playboy

Posted by  ▪  March 18, 2015

Maybe people really do read it just for the articles…

Unlikely Headline of Day: Fox News reporter interviews Dick Cheney in Playboy

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3/18/2015 at 11:30am
Vice President Dick Cheney has now passed into a realm of popular culture that will surely make his many liberal detractors seethe with disdain. The interviewer is James Rosen of FOX News, the outlet is Playboy Magazine: Playboy Interview: Dick Cheney Dick Cheney likes lattes. Seated in his favorite brown-leather chair in the sunlit…
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Secret Service Requests $8 Million Playhouse

Posted by  ▪  March 18, 2015

Is the facility really the problem?

Secret Service Requests $8 Million Playhouse

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3/18/2015 at 10:00am
The Secret Service is in trouble—and new director Joseph Clancy thinks their training facilities are to blame. During testimony before a House committee yesterday, Clancy went on defense against concerns about systemic problems within the organization tasked with defending the President of the United States. He claimed that the Service’s lack…
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post-victory Western Wall visit

The gathering storm around Israel

Posted by  ▪  March 18, 2015

With Bibi in its eye.

The gathering storm around Israel

post-victory Western Wall visit
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3/18/2015 at 8:30am
Since we all tend to self-select on Twitter, it wasn’t a surprise that my timeline was filled with thrill for Benjamin Netanyahu’s surprisingly strong victory in the Israeli elections. Sure, technically it was a win for Likud and the Israeli “right,” but it was all Netanyahu’s win on Twitter. Or rather, it was…
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You can’t fight the math

Posted by  ▪  March 18, 2015

It all adds up

You can’t fight the math

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3/18/2015 at 7:00am
From frequent photographer Ulises: Basic math in Hunt Valley, MD
 

Starbucks’ ‘Race Together’ roll out was a complete disaster

Posted by  ▪  March 17, 2015

Gee, who saw that coming?

Starbucks’ ‘Race Together’ roll out was a complete disaster

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3/17/2015 at 8:08pm
Earlier this morning, we reported that Starbucks launched a new social justice initiative — encouraging baristas to chat with customers about race. The campaign called ‘Race Together’ was instantly a fantastic disaster. I mean, who would’ve imagined engaging customers on a highly politicized issue like race could have possibly gone awry? This…
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Brett Kimberlin lawsuit against Mandy Nagy dismissed

Posted by  ▪  March 17, 2015

Federal lawsuit dismissed in its entirety as to Mandy.

Brett Kimberlin lawsuit against Mandy Nagy dismissed

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3/17/2015 at 5:35pm
Brett Kimberlin’s lawsuit against Mandy Nagy and other conservative bloggers has been, for the most part, dismissed in federal court. He will be allowed to file in state court if he chooses. Professor Jacobson is heading out to moderate a law school event, but he wanted to let everyone know how…
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Israeli Election Results (LIVE)(Update: Big Night for Bibi)

Posted by  ▪  March 17, 2015

Looks likely that Benjamin Netanyahu will have another term as Prime Minister.

Israeli Election Results (LIVE)(Update: Big Night for Bibi)

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3/17/2015 at 3:55pm
It was a big night for Likud and Netanyahu. The votes coming in are giving Likud an even bigger lead than the exit polls indicated. Likud Leads with 30 Seats After 99% of Ballots Counted http://t.co/BBwn1CYN0V— Arutz Sheva (@ArutzSheva_En) March 18, 2015 Against all odds:a great victory for the Likud. A major victory…
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Progressive or Parody? Bill for First Lady!

Posted by  ▪  March 17, 2015

An idea so terrifying we’re almost curious.

Progressive or Parody? Bill for First Lady!

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3/17/2015 at 2:49pm
If you’re not at a point in your day where you can handle a Bill Clinton bobble head teetering around in high heels and a dress, click away now, because the “Bill for First Lady 2016” meme factory is back. Anyone with a TV or internet connection knows that political ads are,…
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NASCAR Funding Al Sharpton Group? Wut?

Posted by  ▪  March 17, 2015

Watchdog group calls on NASCAR to cut ties.

NASCAR Funding Al Sharpton Group? Wut?

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3/17/2015 at 1:00pm
I would imagine the toughest thing about doing business with Al Sharpton is asking him for a lost receipt, but the National Legal and Policy Center is asking NASCAR to end its relationship with him over Ferguson. Alana Goodman of the Washington Free Beacon has the story: Watchdog Calls on NASCAR to End…
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Six Democrats blocking help for human trafficking victims (#JVTA)

Posted by  ▪  March 17, 2015

This is what “extreme” looks like

Six Democrats blocking help for human trafficking victims (#JVTA)

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3/17/2015 at 11:30am
“Human trafficking” is a pretty whitewashed term for something so ugly. Peel away the layers and you’ll find stories that don’t sound like they should come from the United States. You’ll find rape, and sexual assault. And abuse. And slavery. And Democrats are refusing to fight it. Back in January, members of…
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After Israeli Election, Will Obama Party Like It’s 1999?

Posted by  ▪  March 17, 2015

If Bibi loses, how big a celebration in the White House? If Bibi wins, how many broken dishes?

After Israeli Election, Will Obama Party Like It’s 1999?

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3/17/2015 at 10:00am
Charles Krauthammer began a 1999 column like this: Having failed to topple Saddam Hussein or Slobodan Milosevic, Bill Clinton had to settle for Benjamin Netanyahu. In a characteristic display of partisan glee, Clinton toasted political consultant Robert Shrum on Tuesday night (reports Lloyd Grove in The Washington Post) to congratulate him (and implicitly, the…
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“Let’s talk about race!” – your Starbucks barista

Posted by  ▪  March 17, 2015

Would you like room for social justice in your coffee?

“Let’s talk about race!” – your Starbucks barista

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3/17/2015 at 8:30am
Race Together. If you find those words gracing your morning cup of joe, it’s because Starbucks launched a new initiative yesterday. CEO Howard Schultz is encouraging baristas (or ‘Partners’ as Starbucks calls their employees) to initiate conversations about race with their customers. Citing Ferguson and New York, Schultz decided to join the race…
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LIVE UPDATES: The Israeli Election

Posted by  ▪  March 17, 2015

Who will head the new government?

LIVE UPDATES: The Israeli Election

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3/17/2015 at 7:00am
See new post Israeli Election Results (LIVE) It’s election day in Israel. We’ll be updating this post until the polls close at 4 p.m. with tweets, videos, and updates from Israel. At that point, we will have a new Results post. There also is a custom Twitter feed at the bottom of the…
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Chuck Norris campaigns for Netanyahu

Posted by  ▪  March 16, 2015

We’ve reached peak endorsement power.

Chuck Norris campaigns for Netanyahu

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3/16/2015 at 10:00pm
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has reached peak campaign season with his latest endorsement—a short, sweet, and to-the-point video message from none other than Chuck Norris. Yid With Lid has the video: I watched Prime Minister Netanyahu’s speech before Congress, and I saw a man who loves his country with all…
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EmailGate Update: Spam filtering security problems, sinking poll numbers, and more

Posted by  ▪  March 16, 2015

EmailGate grows worse by the day

EmailGate Update: Spam filtering security problems, sinking poll numbers, and more

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3/16/2015 at 8:30pm
Hillary’s scandal woes aren’t disappearing any time soon. In fact, they’re only ballooning. 1. Spam filtering service likely had access to Hillary’s classified emails Monday, Dvorak Uncensored pointed out that a spam filtering service had access to Hillary’s classified emails. Longtime Clinton supporter, Mark Perkel runs a competing spam filtering service. Amidst the…
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Facebook allows “Artistic nudity,” bans “Dangerous Organizations”

Posted by  ▪  March 16, 2015

New community standards for a changing social network

Facebook allows “Artistic nudity,” bans “Dangerous Organizations”

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3/16/2015 at 7:15pm
Careful, now…”artistic nudity” could be coming to a Facebook timeline near you. No, seriously! Facebook updated its “community standards” this week with new instructions on how to keep your content in-bounds in an increasingly diverse online community. That diversity has given rise to a lot of confusion about what sorts of content…
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