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2012’s College grads land in minimum wage jobs

Posted by  ▪  April 1, 2013

2012’s College grads land in minimum wage jobs

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4/1/2013 at 1:00pm
An important premise of “The American Dream” is that a college education guarantees a successful career. However, that dream is slipping away — unless being a coffee shop barista is the job goal.  Ben Casselman of the Wall Street Journal takes a look at a recent job report for the latest crop…
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“Sorry, we don’t sell these drone rounds!”

Posted by  ▪  April 1, 2013

“Sorry, we don’t sell these drone rounds!”

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4/1/2013 at 12:01pm
From Lucky Gunner. An “anti-drone” round: Well, not really, as you find out when you click on “Buy Now”:
 

It’s getting really hard to tell whether news is an April Fools’ joke

Posted by  ▪  April 1, 2013

It’s getting really hard to tell whether news is an April Fools’ joke

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4/1/2013 at 10:43am
Saw this on Twitter. From Meredith Jessup of The Blaze: Lego to Pull ‘Anti-Islamic’ Star Wars Toy Set Following Muslim Furor ow.ly/2vRBWG— Meredith Jessup (@MeredithJessup) April 1, 2013 Surely she jests? MT @meredithjessup “Lego to Pull ‘Anti-Islamic’ Star Wars Toy Set” — apparently NOT an April Fools joke— Legal Insurrection (@LegInsurrection) April 1, 2013 The article…
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Social media analyst predicts big win for Bostic in #SC01 runoff

Posted by  ▪  April 1, 2013

Analysis predicts Bostic prevailing over Sanford, 55-44

Social media analyst predicts big win for Bostic in #SC01 runoff

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4/1/2013 at 8:20am
Social media as a whole is still very much in its infancy, and trying to predict real outcomes from 140 character tweets and Facebook posts is, to date, hardly an exact science. However, this hasn’t stopped potential pioneers in the new medium from trying to make use of the largely untapped political…
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Warning — Driver believes in Unicorns and makes wide left turns

Posted by  ▪  April 1, 2013

Warning — Driver believes in Unicorns and makes wide left turns

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4/1/2013 at 7:00am
From Joseph: I spotted these two bumper stickers on the back of a Dodge Ram in Jacksonville, Florida. I hate to tell the guy but his vehicle was probably made in Mexico because Democrat social engineering destroyed Detroit. Yup, pretty good chance that Unicorn was assembled at the Saltillo Truck Assembly plant in Mexico.
 

California and Cyprus

Posted by  ▪  March 31, 2013

California and Cyprus

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3/31/2013 at 8:41pm
State auditor: California’s net worth at negative $127.2 billion (h/t @patrickmcgleason): Were California’s state government a business, it would be a candidate for insolvency with a negative net worth of $127.2 billion, according to an annual financial report issued by State Auditor Elaine Howle and the Bureau of State Audits.The report, which covers…
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“Polygamy would have to be permitted”

Posted by  ▪  March 31, 2013

Also, “it’s just bad faith to forbid the brother and sister on these putative health grounds”

“Polygamy would have to be permitted”

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3/31/2013 at 5:20pm
The words in the title and subtitle were spoken by one of the leading thinkers and advocates in favor of gay marriage, University of Chicago Professor Martha Nussbaum, in a speech she gave at Cornell Law School in 2009 (video and discussion below). I was reminded of those words after Dr. Benjamin Carson…
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Yesterday the Middle East changed forever, and you didn’t know it

Posted by  ▪  March 31, 2013

Yesterday the Middle East changed forever, and you didn’t know it

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3/31/2013 at 1:21pm
Israel now is pumping natural gas from one of the enormous offshore fields which will transform Israel into an energy-independent nation and a global energy powerhouse: Natural gas from the offshore Tamar field was pumped to Israeli shores for the first time Saturday, four years after its discovery, in preparation for its…
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Mideast Media Sampler 03/31/2013 – Beneath the skin deep analysis of the MSM

Posted by  ▪  March 31, 2013

Mideast Media Sampler 03/31/2013 – Beneath the skin deep analysis of the MSM

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3/31/2013 at 10:30am
1) The counter-intuitive truth David Ignatius, recently peddling conventional wisdom about President Obama’s recent Middle East, Obama’s Pragmatic Approach, trip listed three accomplishments of that trip. Two of them were: Obama breathed a little life back into an Israeli-Palestinian peace process that had all but expired. He did this…
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Easter Morning Open

Posted by  ▪  March 31, 2013

Easter Morning Open

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3/31/2013 at 8:46am
Happy Easter to all our readers. Nice to see Google is remembering what this day is about, Google celebrates Easter with … Cesar Chavez birthday tribute If Google wanted to celebrate a birthday rather than a religious holiday followed by most of the country and billions of people, at least it could have…
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Miss Quisling, I presume

Posted by  ▪  March 31, 2013

Miss Quisling, I presume

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3/31/2013 at 7:00am
From Lynn: People in Colorado are not happy with New York gun control being pushed here, with women legislators fronting for limitations on other women’s rights. From Colorado Springs:
 

Saturday Night Card Game, Part II (more on What’s White got to do with it?)

Posted by  ▪  March 30, 2013

Saturday Night Card Game, Part II (more on What’s White got to do with it?)

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3/30/2013 at 9:13pm
The first ever Part II of a Saturday Night Card Game, following up on tonight’s Saturday Night Card Game. I believe it’s become some sort of Syndrome. Roland Martin Blames ‘White Male Executives’ for Never Getting His Own Show at CNN: Roland Martin on Thursday blamed racism for his inability to get his own…
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Saturday Night Card Game (What’s White got to do with it?)

Posted by  ▪  March 30, 2013

Saturday Night Card Game (What’s White got to do with it?)

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3/30/2013 at 6:19pm
This really is getting out of control. Harriet and Charlotte write in WaPo, White men have much to discuss about mass shootings (emphasis added): Imagine if African American men and boys were committing mass shootings month after month, year after year.  Articles and interviews would flood the media, and we’d have political debates demanding that…
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High schooler: I should have claimed to be Cherokee like Elizabeth Warren

Posted by  ▪  March 30, 2013

“Sen. Elizabeth Warren, I salute you and your 1/32 Cherokee heritage”

High schooler: I should have claimed to be Cherokee like Elizabeth Warren

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3/30/2013 at 3:30pm
The mainstream media, Democrats and progressive writers have been in full denial about the significance of Elizabeth Warren’s false claim for employment purposes — and only for employment purposes — to be Native American. Yes, it was about making a claim for which there was no justification, and which very likely was contrary to…
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Encouraging News on UCLA Whistleblower’s Suit

Posted by  ▪  March 30, 2013

Encouraging News on UCLA Whistleblower’s Suit

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3/30/2013 at 2:08pm
I have an update on a legal hearing involving UCLA’s Dr. James Enstrom, whose brave whistleblowing actions involving the school’s Department of Environmental Health Sciences cost him his job. William Creeley, the Director of Legal and Public Advocacy for the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) has a report on the…
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@Trib_ed_board covers up Robin Kelly refusal to debate and ethics issues in #IL02

Posted by  ▪  March 30, 2013

@Trib_ed_board covers up Robin Kelly refusal to debate and ethics issues in #IL02

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3/30/2013 at 11:30am
The Editorial Board of the Chicago Tribune offered Republican Paul McKinley a private meeting as part of its “endorsement” review in the Special Election to replace Jesse Jackson, Jr. As if there ever were any doubt whom the Tribune would endorse. McKinley declined to take the Tribune up on the offer of a…
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“Stomp on Jesus” Week at College Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  March 30, 2013

“Stomp on Jesus” Week at College Insurrection

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3/30/2013 at 9:46am
The joint is stompin’, it’s really stompin’: Bill O’Reilly Covers Florida Jesus Stomp Controversy University Files Charges Against Student who Refused to Stomp on Jesus Florida Atlantic University apologizes for Jesus Stomping 101 Video – Florida Atlantic Issues Official Apology Over Jesus Stomp Dissent is not patriotic: Ohio State University Releases “Bias List” Ohio State grad student leaves…
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