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Tango Messaging App Hacked by Syrian Electronic Army

Posted by  ▪  July 21, 2013

Tango Messaging App Hacked by Syrian Electronic Army

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7/21/2013 at 2:00pm
The Syrian Electronic Army, a group of hackers that supports the Assad regime, claims it has hacked the database server of messaging and social networking service, Tango. https://twitter.com/Official_SEA12/status/358355124751568896 The group posted the following message to its website Friday: The Syrian Electronic Army hacked the Tango app (video/text messages service) website and database The d…
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Good morning, Tel Aviv

Posted by  ▪  July 21, 2013

Good morning, Tel Aviv

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7/21/2013 at 12:30pm
We landed late on Saturday in a very uneventful overnight trip non-stop from JFK. The first day or two are going to be time adjustment days, since Israel is 7 hours ahead now. We walked around Tel Aviv from the central area (near the Hadima Theater) where we are staying past the Carmel…
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“Sex, Lies and Journalism” Week at College Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  July 21, 2013

“Sex, Lies and Journalism” Week at College Insurrection

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7/21/2013 at 11:00am
Sex and school…it’s complicated. Slate columnist fisks NYT’s “Hook-Up Culture” article Family Research Council addresses the “Pornification” of college campuses Students petition school for failure to punish pervy instructor And then…there are sometimes lies, bad behavior and the downright bizarre. Wyoming Schools Superintendent is America’s “Bad Boss of the Year” Academic fraud alleged at Winston-Salem State Cal State…
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Colorado city proposes drone hunting permits; FAA threatens prosecution

Posted by  ▪  July 21, 2013

Colorado city proposes drone hunting permits; FAA threatens prosecution

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7/21/2013 at 9:30am
As Professor Jacobson’s recent pictorial essay noted, there is something for both the left and right to hate about the Obama Administration’s use of drones. As the co-founder of San Diego’s first Tea Party group, I love the grassroots initiative displayed by the citizens of one Colorado town to address the concerns…
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Freedom From Religion Fanatics Demand Removal of Star of David From Holocaust Memorial

Posted by  ▪  July 21, 2013

Freedom From Religion Fanatics Demand Removal of Star of David From Holocaust Memorial

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7/21/2013 at 8:00am
Just when I thought the anti-religious, anti-First Amendment left couldn’t get any more base, any more insulting, I read this: The Freedom from Religion Foundation wants the proposed Statehouse Holocaust memorial changed by removing what it sees as the Jewish religious symbolism of the Star of David. In a June 14 letter to Richard…
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Saturday Night Card Game (“You think you’re doing something for black people, you’re not”)

Posted by  ▪  July 20, 2013

Saturday Night Card Game (“You think you’re doing something for black people, you’re not”)

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7/20/2013 at 8:00pm
Larry Elder handed Piers Morgan his rear-end earlier this week. It’s was good. Not surprisingly, Epic clash between Larry Elder and Piers Morgan; Libs unleash torrent of haterade Elsewhere in bizarre world, Chris Matthews has apologized… for all white people everywhere for everything. I have a better idea, Chris. How about you just stop talking? [Note: This…
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In what alternate universe is the Trayvon Martin case a civil rights landmark?

Posted by  ▪  July 20, 2013

In what alternate universe is the Trayvon Martin case a civil rights landmark?

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7/20/2013 at 6:30pm
I headed off to JFK Airport for my trip to Israel on Friday not long after Obama gave his surprise speech on the Florida jury verdict finding George Zimmerman not guilty of Second Degree Murder and Manslaughter in the killing of Trayvon Martin. The presidential statement elevated the Martin case to a historic…
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KTVU Claims Copyright to Try and Scrub Fake Pilot Names Blunder From Internet

Posted by  ▪  July 20, 2013

KTVU Claims Copyright to Try and Scrub Fake Pilot Names Blunder From Internet

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7/20/2013 at 5:00pm
This is turning out to be a case of one TV station that just seems determined to perpetuate the Streisand Effect. KTVU, which was recently duped into reading off the very obviously fake names of several purported pilots from Asiana Flight 214, has apparently been trying to scrub its embarrassing blunder from…
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Congressional Black Caucus Members Would Support Economic Boycott of FL

Posted by  ▪  July 20, 2013

Congressional Black Caucus Members Would Support Economic Boycott of FL

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7/20/2013 at 3:40pm
The push for an economic boycott of Florida has ratcheted up in recent days, with some members of the Congressional Black Caucus now publicly supporting the idea of such an action.  The underlying target of their ire?  Stand Your Ground laws, of course. From The Hill: A number of House Democrats are lining…
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The IRS and the public: what’s a “bombshell” these days?

Posted by  ▪  July 20, 2013

The IRS and the public: what’s a “bombshell” these days?

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7/20/2013 at 2:00pm
As opposed to what should be considered a bombshell? I refer you to this column by Peggy Noonan entitled “A Bombshell in the IRS Scandal”: The IRS scandal was connected this week not just to the Washington office—that had been established—but to the office of the chief counsel. That is a bombshell—such a big…
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Stand-Your-Ground: Gun Control Zombies Exploit Grieving Black Community

Posted by  ▪  July 20, 2013

Stand-Your-Ground: Gun Control Zombies Exploit Grieving Black Community

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7/20/2013 at 12:30pm
As the racialist wing of our body politic suffers through the Kubler-Ross seven stages of grief at the “Not Guilty” verdict in the Zimmerman trial, we find that they are currently transitioning from the “Anger” to “Bargaining” stage. How do we know? Because all they want, they now tell us, is…
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LIVE: Sharpton’s “Justice For Trayvon” Rallies Push for Civil Rights Case Against Zimmerman

Posted by  ▪  July 20, 2013

LIVE: Sharpton’s “Justice For Trayvon” Rallies Push for Civil Rights Case Against Zimmerman

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7/20/2013 at 11:16am
“Justice for Trayvon” rallies and marches are scheduled all across the nation today, organized by The Rev. Al Sharpton and his National Action Network (NAN).  In protest of the recent ‘not guilty’ verdict in the Zimmerman case, leaders and attendees will demand that the federal government “investigate civil rights charges against George…
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Vitaminwater drowns in nanny-state activists’ lawsuit

Posted by  ▪  July 20, 2013

Vitaminwater drowns in nanny-state activists’ lawsuit

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7/20/2013 at 9:30am
By its very name, you know that any lawsuit sponsored by Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) will do three things: Target some successful, American corporate entity. Be based on anything other than science. Go counter to any interest that I, as an informed American consumer, have. Que the most recent case: Vitaminwater…
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Fear Mongering and Race: The New “Profiling”

Posted by  ▪  July 20, 2013

Fear Mongering and Race: The New “Profiling”

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7/20/2013 at 8:00am
Those of us who have been following Andrew Branca’s excellent coverage of the Zimmerman trial here on LI weren’t at all surprised by the verdict.  Indeed, we’d have been surprised by anything else; however, leftists are busy little bees, working their race-baiting denial-of-facts-and-law nonsense with a disconcerting fervor. One interesting development has…
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Obama’s identification with Trayvon Martin

Posted by  ▪  July 19, 2013

Obama’s identification with Trayvon Martin

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7/19/2013 at 8:00pm
Either President Obama identifies pretty strongly with Trayvon Martin, or he’s pretending to do so for political purposes. First we had Obama’s statement that, if he’d had a son, he’d have looked like Martin. That was fairly early in the game. But now, post-verdict, we have the following from the president: When Trayvon…
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Self-Defense Immunity Laws: Which States Protect You Best?

Posted by  ▪  July 19, 2013

Self-Defense Immunity Laws: Which States Protect You Best?

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7/19/2013 at 6:31pm
Now that the Zimmerman criminal trial has concluded, much attention has focused on the prospects for Zimmerman seeking protection under Florida’s self-defense immunity statute from any possible civil action against him. Florida’s statute 776.032, is among the broader self-defense immunity statutes, in that it possesses all four qualities of an optimal statute…
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Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Confirms Salvaged Engine is from Apollo 11

Posted by  ▪  July 19, 2013

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Confirms Salvaged Engine is from Apollo 11

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7/19/2013 at 5:00pm
Bear with me, LI readers – I’m a little bit of a geek, so I find stories like these exciting.  It might not be of interest to everyone, but I do think there’s one point about it that will resonate with all of you. Amazon founder Jeff Bezos started Bezos Expeditions (as…
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