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This is what happens when you treat Ebola like a JV virus

Posted by  ▪  October 16, 2014

Lack of concern, until it was upon us. Just like ISIS.

This is what happens when you treat Ebola like a JV virus

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10/16/2014 at 7:00am
News has spread on social media that a second Dallas nurse known to be infected with the Ebola virus took a flight to Cleveland while experiencing a low grade fever—an early symptom of the disease. It turns out that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention rules lead Amber Vinson to…
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October Surprise: Carl DeMaio Hit With Sexual Harassment Accusations (#CA52)

Posted by  ▪  October 15, 2014

DeMaio denies the claims and says his accuser has an ulterior motive

October Surprise: Carl DeMaio Hit With Sexual Harassment Accusations (#CA52)

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10/15/2014 at 8:45pm
Late last week sexual harassment accusations against Carl DeMaio, the Republican candidate in California’s 52nd district House race, made national headlines. The “New Generation Republican” who seeks to broaden conservatism’s appeal to typically non-Republican groups has categorically denied the claims, calling them “completely false.” The man making the accusations is Todd Bosnich,…
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Branco Cartoon – Ebola-care

Posted by  ▪  October 15, 2014

What possibly could go wrong?

Branco Cartoon – Ebola-care

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10/15/2014 at 6:00pm
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Yikes – Alison Grimes College Dem volunteers cover up Obama shirts to hide connection

Posted by  ▪  October 15, 2014

“They all brought their Obama shirts to campaign in, only to learn that they should not be connecting Alison Grimes to Obama”

Yikes – Alison Grimes College Dem volunteers cover up Obama shirts to hide connection

http://youtu.be/oMs61zunQFU
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10/15/2014 at 5:24pm
Aleister posted this story over at College Insurrection, but it’s worth a cross post here. The George Washington University student newspaper ran a report on College Democrats volunteering for Alison Grimes in Kentucky. In light of Grimes’ repeated refusals to say if she voted for Obama, and attempts to distance herself, it’s not…
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Facebook and Apple: Come for the high pay, get your eggs frozen too

Posted by  ▪  October 15, 2014

Seems to me that what’s happening here is the very opposite of “feminism.”

Facebook and Apple: Come for the high pay, get your eggs frozen too

http://youtu.be/tsf0YKGAVn4
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10/15/2014 at 4:54pm
Tech giants Facebook and Apple have come up with a plan to keep their female employees happy and on the job—subsidized egg freezing. Both companies have a reputation for offering posh work environments and cadillac health care plans, but the new program seeks to invest up to $20,000 in benefits to…
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Cornell gives deer tubal ligations, everything goes wrong

Posted by  ▪  October 15, 2014

Welcome to my world, people.

Cornell gives deer tubal ligations, everything goes wrong

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10/15/2014 at 3:03pm
We previously wrote about the deer sterilization program run by the Village of Cayuga Heights, NY, which borders the Cornell University campus and has large deer and faculty populations. After years of bitter debate, Cayuga Heights decided that the deer population would be controlled through sterilization at enormous expense: NY Town spends $2,984…
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http://youtu.be/7NM3U2GkRHo

#FL26: Republican Carlos Curbelo Making Progress

Posted by  ▪  October 15, 2014

but victory is far from certain.

#FL26: Republican Carlos Curbelo Making Progress

http://youtu.be/7NM3U2GkRHo
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10/15/2014 at 2:00pm
Down in Florida’s 26th district, Republican candidate Carlos Curbelo and incumbent Democrat Joe Garcia are waging fierce campaigns in one of the most competitive and important House races this year. Objective polling data is scarce for this race. One commissioned by the Curbelo campaign found the Republican in the lead 44% to…
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Will NY Times Tour of Iran have “don’t ask, don’t tell policy”?

Posted by  ▪  October 15, 2014

Desperate times for The Times.

Will NY Times Tour of Iran have “don’t ask, don’t tell policy”?

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10/15/2014 at 12:30pm
Few publications were more enthusiastic about last year’s election of “moderate” Hassan Rouhani as president of Iran than The New York Times. Perhaps some of that enthusiasm stemmed from the possibility of engaging in commercial enterprises with the regime in Tehran. Ira Stoll editor of SmarterTimes noted the other day that The…
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St. Louis Shooting Victim Vonderrit Myers Tests Positive for Gunshot Residue

Posted by  ▪  October 15, 2014

Mother’s claims that Vonderrit Myers was armed only with a sandwich now seem questionable

St. Louis Shooting Victim Vonderrit Myers Tests Positive for Gunshot Residue

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10/15/2014 at 11:00am
ABC news and many other sources are reporting that Vonderrit Myers — the St. Louis black man shot dead by a white police officer after he allegedly pointed a gun at them — tested positive for numerous tests of gunshot residue.  (PDF embedded below.) The shooting reignited racial strife in St. Louis…
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http://www.cnn.com/2014/10/15/health/texas-ebola-outbreak/

Another Texas healthcare worker contracts Ebola (Update: Obama cancels political travel)

Posted by  ▪  October 15, 2014

Sloppy implementation of protocols? Or protocols that are sloppy?

Another Texas healthcare worker contracts Ebola (Update: Obama cancels political travel)

http://www.cnn.com/2014/10/15/health/texas-ebola-outbreak/
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10/15/2014 at 9:18am
A press release issued today by the Texas Department of State Health Services: Second Health Care Worker Tests Positive for Ebola News Release Oct. 15, 2014 A second health care worker at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital who provided care for the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States has tested positive for the disease. The…
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Oh Wendy, Wendy, Wendy

Posted by  ▪  October 15, 2014

Wendy Davis campaign in meltdown as MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell wants to know about Greg Abbott’s “supposed” disability.

Oh Wendy, Wendy, Wendy

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10/15/2014 at 8:30am
Remember the pink sneakers and progressives promising to stand with Wendy? Remember how sure liberals were that Wendy Davis would turn Texas blue? Remember when people at CNN and MSNBC were falling all over themselves to talk about the exciting candidacy of Wendy Davis? Those days are gone. Once a rising star in…
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SCOTUS Blocks Key Parts of Texas Abortion Law

Posted by  ▪  October 15, 2014

Admitting-privileges and ambulatory surgical center requirements on hold for now.

SCOTUS Blocks Key Parts of Texas Abortion Law

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10/15/2014 at 7:00am
The Supreme Court has issued an unsigned order blocking key provisions of sweeping new health care regulations from being enforced against Texas abortion providers. Via Fox News: In an unsigned order, the justices sided with abortion rights advocates and health care providers in suspending an Oct. 2 ruling by a panel of the…
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Federal Judge orders Wisconsin not to enforce “anti-coordination” campaign laws

Posted by  ▪  October 14, 2014

Big victory for the “John Doe” targets even though they are not parties to this case.

Federal Judge orders Wisconsin not to enforce “anti-coordination” campaign laws

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10/14/2014 at 7:43pm
In a somewhat stunning development, the same federal judge who issued an injunction against the infamous “John Doe” investigation, only later to be overturned by the appeals court, has just ordered the State of Wisconsin, in another lawsuit, to stop enforcing anti-coordination campaign finance laws. The full decision will be embedded soon….
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http://youtu.be/X0HyXwrbrWk

Texas Gets a Stay, Saves Voter ID for November

Posted by  ▪  October 14, 2014

Fifth Circuit strikes down decision changing the rules too close to election day.

Texas Gets a Stay, Saves Voter ID for November

http://youtu.be/X0HyXwrbrWk
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10/14/2014 at 7:10pm
An en banc ruling of the Fifth Circuit has issued a stay against last Friday’s order striking down Texas voter identification laws. The Court looked at four key factors when deciding whether or not to grant a stay pending appeal: (1) whether the stay applicant has made a strong showing that…
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Are we approaching the “Tipping Point” for Ebola?

Posted by  ▪  October 14, 2014

Let’s hope not.

Are we approaching the “Tipping Point” for Ebola?

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10/14/2014 at 6:34pm
I was talking with biologists yesterday, as part of a work project, and we all were becoming increasingly alarmed at the bureaucratic response to the reports that nurses in Dallas and Spain were stricken with Ebola. I stated that the “tipping point” would be reached if one of the nurses spread the…
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http://youtu.be/J-78iZQexow

Press Corps Fiddles While Grimes Campaign Burns

Posted by  ▪  October 14, 2014

Feel free to LOL, because they sure did.

Press Corps Fiddles While Grimes Campaign Burns

http://youtu.be/J-78iZQexow
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10/14/2014 at 4:35pm
After enduring a disastrous debate performance (and subsequent media hits) by its shining star Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes, the DSCC has officially gone media-dark in Kentucky: After a significant investment in support of Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, the DSCC had not reserved time for the final three weeks…
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FBI Claim of Large Increase In Mass Shootings Disputed

Posted by  ▪  October 14, 2014

Dr. John Lott: “The FBI made a number of subtle and misleading decisions as well as outright errors.”

FBI Claim of Large Increase In Mass Shootings Disputed

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10/14/2014 at 2:55pm
Dr, John Lott, head of the Crime Prevention Research Center and long-time researcher and perhaps best known as the author of the seminal book, “More Guns, Less Crime,” has taken a thorough look at a recent report issued by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and found it severely flawed. The report, entitled “A Study…
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