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One official will continue to direct NSA and Cyber Command

Posted by  ▪  December 14, 2013

One official will continue to direct NSA and Cyber Command

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12/14/2013 at 5:03pm
The National Security Agency director and Commander of the United States Cyber Command will continue to be served as a single position with dual responsibilities, rather than splitting the roles into two separate positions. From the NY Times: President Obama has decided to keep the National Security Agency and the Pentagon’s cyberwarfare branch…
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Camel in Snow Cairo Dec 13 2013

Shovel snow like an E-gyp-tian

Posted by  ▪  December 14, 2013

Snow hits Cairo for the first time in 112 years.

Shovel snow like an E-gyp-tian

Camel in Snow Cairo Dec 13 2013
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12/14/2013 at 3:11pm
A little something for the “Global Warming” files! Snow is blanketing Cairo for the first time in 112 years, according to reports. And while there were scenes of car accidents and people not looking too happy about the weather, a lot of people decided to have some fun and take a snow…
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Oregon students throw snow at car

Self-Destructive Week at College Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  December 14, 2013

Self-Destructive Week at College Insurrection

Oregon students throw snow at car
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12/14/2013 at 12:30pm
This is how a People self-destructs: Swarthmore Hillel Opens Door to Anti-Zionist Speakers With a little help from their “friends”: Anti-Israel Activists at U. Michigan Serve Dorm Eviction Notices First they came for the couch burners: Michigan State. U. Police to Throw Book at Student Couch Burners Then the snow hooligans: U. of Oregon Students Face Criminal Charges…
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Sister Wives Today Show

Utah federal judge strikes down key part of anti-polygamy law

Posted by  ▪  December 14, 2013

No polygamous marriages yet, but polygamous family relationships no longer illegal in Utah.

Utah federal judge strikes down key part of anti-polygamy law

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12/14/2013 at 11:01am
Yes, this all was predicted long ago, and led to charges of fear mongering and false slippery slopes. The legalization of polygamy followed logically from the legal arguments against one man-one woman, as was predicted not just by me, but also by Professor Martha Nussbaum, one of the leading legal advocates for gay…
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Abbas Israel Boycott The Star

Mahmoud Abbas rejects boycott of Israel as American Studies Association votes on boycott

Posted by  ▪  December 14, 2013

Mahmoud Abbas rejects boycott of Israel as American Studies Association votes on boycott

Abbas Israel Boycott The Star
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12/14/2013 at 8:44am
An interesting thing happened at the funeral of Nelson Mandela. Mahmoud Abbas, the head of the Palestinian Authority, rejected the Boycott Divest and Sanction campaign against Israel, urging only a boycott of Israeli products made in the West Bank. While in South Africa this week for the memorial service for Nelson Mandela, Palestinian Authority…
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Merry Christmas - Nanning, Guangxi Province

圣诞快乐

Posted by  ▪  December 14, 2013

圣诞快乐

Merry Christmas - Nanning, Guangxi Province
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12/14/2013 at 7:00am
Merry Christmas [transliteration: shèng dàn kuài lè] from Nanning, Guangxi Province, China. From Helen: This is in Nanning, Guangxi Province, Wm. Yes, I took it yesterday evening (my time) as I was coming from the local Walmart which is chockfull of Christmas cheer. Everywhere you go, Wm., you can hear religious Christmas carols and…
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David Brock Media Matters Al Sharpton Show

Media Matters raises the white flag of victory

Posted by  ▪  December 13, 2013

Media Matters raises the white flag of victory

David Brock Media Matters Al Sharpton Show
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12/13/2013 at 8:12pm
The years’ long Media Matters War on Fox News was intended to destroy Fox News, as expressed by David Brock in 2011: The liberal group Media Matters has quietly transformed itself in preparation for what its founder, David Brock, described in an interview as an all-out campaign of “guerrilla warfare and sabotage”…
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West Side Story Somewhere

There’s a place (in the blogosphere) for us, somewhere a place for us

Posted by  ▪  December 13, 2013

There’s a place (in the blogosphere) for us, somewhere a place for us

West Side Story Somewhere
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12/13/2013 at 4:48pm
The big are getting bigger, and better. Michelle Malkin’s Twitchy was sold to Salem Communications, which owns Hot Air and Townhall.  Congratulations Michelle for a briliant idea, brilliantly executed. Now, according to Buzzfeed, Salem also will be acquiring Eagle Publishing, which owns Red State and Human Events: Salem Communications, the Christian radio conglomerate and owners of…
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Sarah Palin and Ted Cruz Rally

Sarah Palin moves to dismiss copyright suit over Ground Zero Firefighter photo

Posted by  ▪  December 13, 2013

Argues use in Facebook post commemorating 9/11 was non-commercial “fair use.”

Sarah Palin moves to dismiss copyright suit over Ground Zero Firefighter photo

Sarah Palin and Ted Cruz Rally
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12/13/2013 at 3:10pm
We previously have written about the copyright suit by North Jersey Media Group, Inc. (NJMG) against Sarah Palin and SarahPAC based on a Facebook note by Palin commemorating the attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001: Palin firefighter copyright lawsuit Complaint — no proof of “fundraising” off photo Amended Complaint…
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PolitiFact declares Obama’s ‘you can keep your plan’ pledge ‘lie of the year’

Posted by  ▪  December 13, 2013

PolitiFact declares Obama’s ‘you can keep your plan’ pledge ‘lie of the year’

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12/13/2013 at 1:35pm
President Obama’s “If you like your health care plan, you can keep it” promise was yesterday declared the “lie of the year” by Politifact. It was a catchy political pitch and a chance to calm nerves about his dramatic and complicated plan to bring historic change to America’s health insurance system. “If you…
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Capture of Lee Rigby murderer Michael Adebowale

2nd Murderer of Lee Rigby offers no evidence in defense

Posted by  ▪  December 13, 2013

2nd Murderer of Lee Rigby offers no evidence in defense

Capture of Lee Rigby murderer Michael Adebowale
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12/13/2013 at 10:30am
The murder trial of two Islamic radicals who hacked British soldier Lee Rigby to death on the street continues. We noted how the murderer pictured in so many of the newpaper covers holding a bloody machete argued in his defense that he was a “soldier of Allah” and that he w…
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Charlie Rose interview Lawrence Summers Screen Shot ASA boycott

Lawrence Summers: Academic boycott of Israel is “anti-Semitism in effect”

Posted by  ▪  December 13, 2013

Calls on universities to shun American Studies Association if enters into academic boycott of Israel.

Lawrence Summers: Academic boycott of Israel is “anti-Semitism in effect”

Charlie Rose interview Lawrence Summers Screen Shot ASA boycott
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12/13/2013 at 8:49am
Lawrence Summers, former President of Harvard University, has commented on the proposed resolution by the American Studies Association to boycott Israeli academic organizations.  The membership voting on the anti-Israel boycott resolution concludes on December 15. For background on the proposed academic boycott and those anti-Israeli “academics” who worked for years on the…
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Bloomberg’s anti-gun money fails to get results in Congress

Posted by  ▪  December 13, 2013

Bloomberg’s anti-gun money fails to get results in Congress

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12/13/2013 at 7:00am
According to the left-leaning Sunlight Foundation, “Thanks in part to outgoing New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, gun control groups could match or outspend gun rights forces in 2013 electoral contests, and are heading into 2014 with formidable campaign war chests.” It was Bloomberg, via his “Mayors against Illegal Guns,” who has injected millions…
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Canon City child Hunter Yelton

Hunter Yelton case: Girl’s mother says conduct “IS SEXUAL HARASSMENT”

Posted by  ▪  December 12, 2013

If roles were reversed, and little girl kissed a little boy, would school district have reacted with “sexual harassment” charges?

Hunter Yelton case: Girl’s mother says conduct “IS SEXUAL HARASSMENT”

Canon City child Hunter Yelton
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12/12/2013 at 7:30pm
We reported on the 6-year old boy who was suspended for “sexual harassment” for kissing a girl in class on the hand and cheek. The school has since downgraded the charge, and dropped the “sexual harassment” claim. That always was a ludicrous charge given the age of the students involved, and likely…
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House Vote Budget 12-12-2013

House to vote on budget deal (UPDATE – budget plan passes)

Posted by  ▪  December 12, 2013

House to vote on budget deal (UPDATE – budget plan passes)

House Vote Budget 12-12-2013
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12/12/2013 at 6:06pm
The House is expected to vote soon on the budget deal. You can watch live on C-SPAN. We’ll update this post accordingly. UPDATE:  Budget deal was approved.  Final vote on Ryan/Murray Budget in House: 332 Yes, 94 No (Rs 169 yes – 62 no; Ds 163 yes – 32 no) Final vote results here. (Note:…
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Threat or joke? Man arrested over tweet to FL news anchor

Posted by  ▪  December 12, 2013

Threat or joke? Man arrested over tweet to FL news anchor

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12/12/2013 at 4:28pm
A tweet to a local TV news anchor in Florida from a man who says it was intended as a joke has landed that man in hot water with the law. From the Palm Beach Post: A tweet to a local television news anchor landed a Lake Worth man in the Palm Beach…
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Good people opposing academic boycott of Israel

Posted by  ▪  December 12, 2013

Mob rule now determines academic freedom.

Good people opposing academic boycott of Israel

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12/12/2013 at 2:26pm
I don’t know what the outcome will be regarding the proposal by the American Studies Association to boycott Israeli academic institutions.  The membership voting ends December 15. While the proposal took pro-Israel and/or pro-Academic Freedom academics by surprise, it was years in the making by devoted the BDS activists who now run…
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