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Chelsea Manning Sues for Hormone Therapy

Posted by  ▪  September 24, 2014

Is Manning entitled to hormone therapy?

Chelsea Manning Sues for Hormone Therapy

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9/24/2014 at 12:00pm
Chelsea Manning, the U.S. Army private formerly known as Bradley Manning, is suing in federal court over allegations that the U.S. Army is delaying her hormone therapy treatment. Manning, who is currently serving a 35 year prison sentence in Leavenworth, Kansas, alleges that her diagnosed gender dysphoria will cause her mental state…
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Wisconsin “John Doe” Whistleblower stands by story of prosecutorial bias and reporter harassment

Posted by  ▪  September 24, 2014

Michael Lutz says gave same story of prosecutorial political bias to Journal Sentinel in 2012

Wisconsin “John Doe” Whistleblower stands by story of prosecutorial bias and reporter harassment

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9/24/2014 at 10:42am
Michael Lutz is the whistleblower who came forward to legal reporter Stuart Taylor with a story of political bias by Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm in connection with the “John Doe” investigation of Scott Walker. Lutz then was outed as the source, after a mole hunt at the D.A.’s office,…
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Berkeley Journalism School’s answer for low paying careers: $10k tuition hike

Posted by  ▪  September 24, 2014

Graduates can look forward to low salaries and little public trust, but hey… social justice!

Berkeley Journalism School’s answer for low paying careers: $10k tuition hike

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9/24/2014 at 9:45am
What’s the problem with an extra ten or twenty thousand dollars for a journalism degree? It’s not like the public’s trust in journalists is at an all time low or anything. The higher education bubble is a subject we’ve covered extensively at College Insurrection. This new report from Kaitlin Mulhere at Inside Higher…
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NY Times’ ISIS coalition coverage “unlike” the truth

Posted by  ▪  September 24, 2014

A generation will now grow up thinking that “unlike” George Bush, Obama sought partners.

NY Times’ ISIS coalition coverage “unlike” the truth

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9/24/2014 at 8:15am
The NY Times made a rather large error the other day, and then issued a correction: “…[Our article] gave an incorrect comparison between efforts by the president to seek allies’ support for this plans and President George W. Bush’s efforts on such backing for the Iraq War. The approach Mr. Obama is…
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Eugene, is that really you?

Posted by  ▪  September 24, 2014

So unexpected

Eugene, is that really you?

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9/24/2014 at 7:00am
Dear Professor Jacobson, Spotted in the People’s Republic of Eugene, Oregon, . . . Cordially, Oregon Mike
 
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Psych study: “trolling correlated positively with sadism, psychopathy, and Machiavellianism”

Posted by  ▪  September 23, 2014

Canadian researchers: “Of all personality measures, sadism showed the most robust associations with trolling”

Psych study: “trolling correlated positively with sadism, psychopathy, and Machiavellianism”

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9/23/2014 at 8:15pm
They come in all shapes, forms, manners of caps lock, and misspelled profanity, but one thing’s certain: no one likes an internet troll. Internet trolls are the thorn in the side of most people who dare to express an opinion on the internet. Trolls are the people completely disinterested in honest debate, but love to…
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Is Obama’s ISIS Strategy Made to Fail?

Posted by  ▪  September 23, 2014

Brit Hume: “So he came up with a strategy for ISIS’s eventual defeat, which is designed…to fail slowly…”

Is Obama’s ISIS Strategy Made to Fail?

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9/23/2014 at 6:45pm
President Obama has come under fire not only from voters but from Congressmen and members of the media over his strategy—or lack thereof—to roll back ISIS in the Middle East. The U.S. has already escalated involvement in the region by initiating air strikes as part of a joint U.S.-Arab offensive against ISIS…
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Arab Bank Found Liable For Supporting Hamas Terror

Posted by  ▪  September 23, 2014

Going after the varied sources of funding of terrorism.

Arab Bank Found Liable For Supporting Hamas Terror

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9/23/2014 at 5:15pm
Yesterday a jury in a federal court in New  York found the Arab Bank – the largest lender in Jordan – liable for “knowingly supporting terrorism efforts connected to two dozen attacks in the Middle East.” The New York Times reports: Arab Bank, a major Middle Eastern bank with $46 billion in assets, was accused…
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No jail time for Dinesh D’Souza (Sentencing Docs added)

Posted by  ▪  September 23, 2014

5 years probation, first 8 months in “community confinement”

No jail time for Dinesh D’Souza (Sentencing Docs added)

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9/23/2014 at 3:43pm
Prosecutors had sought up to 16 months jail for Dinesh D’Souza, who pleaded guilty to a campaign finance violation. But a federal judge today ruled that there would be no jail time. Via The Smoking Gun: Conservative writer/filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza was spared prison time today when a federal judge sentenced him to five years…
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Limbaugh outs #StopRush Twitter operatives (Updated)

Posted by  ▪  September 23, 2014

“we are identifying the true identities of these people”

Limbaugh outs #StopRush Twitter operatives (Updated)

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9/23/2014 at 2:50pm
I can’t believe I’m writing about “StopRush” again. Longtime readers will recall my extensive and groundbreaking research into the StopRush operation just after Limbaugh’s comments about Sandra Fluke in 2012, for which he apologized. I proved then that the operation — at least at that time — was a Media Matters astroturfed assault…
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Handcuffed man shot dead by GA police had known violent history

Posted by  ▪  September 23, 2014

Embedded below: Seven actual arrest warrants outstanding on parolee Charles Smith at time of his death

Handcuffed man shot dead by GA police had known violent history

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9/23/2014 at 12:30pm
More information about the criminal milieu of 29-year-old, 6′ 7″ Charles Smith continues to dribble out of Savannah, GA, in addition to what we previously covered here Handcuffed GA Man Killed by Police Had Extensive Criminal Record just three days ago. A brief report by WOTC news discloses that: At the time of Smith’s…
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Security Breach May Cause Enlarged “Buffer Zone” Around the White House

Posted by  ▪  September 23, 2014

Who could have predicted such a thing? One blogger did.

Security Breach May Cause Enlarged “Buffer Zone” Around the White House

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9/23/2014 at 11:30am
After a man jumped the fence and actually made it through the front door of the White House last weekend, the Secret Service is thinking of beefing up the security area around 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. Carol D. Leonnig of the Washington Post reported Monday: Secret Service considers a larger buffer zone around the…
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Imperial Bureaucrat: Lois Lerner denies everything

Posted by  ▪  September 23, 2014

Media savvy Lerner speaks to Politico, but not Congress.

Imperial Bureaucrat: Lois Lerner denies everything

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9/23/2014 at 10:00am
Lois Lerner broke her silence in an interview at Politico, according to Politico: Exclusive: Lois Lerner breaks silence. More properly framed, Lerner repeated to Politico the same broad denials she made on the record in a House hearing just before pleading the 5th to avoid having those broad denials subjected to questioning. Here’s…
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Hamas murderers of 3 Israeli teens killed during arrest attempt

Posted by  ▪  September 23, 2014

Hamas spokesman: “Two members of the Izz A-Din al-Qasam brigades … were killed after a journey of sacrifice and giving.”

Hamas murderers of 3 Israeli teens killed during arrest attempt

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9/23/2014 at 8:30am
Remember when Katie Zavadski of NY Magazine, Sheera Frenkel of Buzzfeed and Jon Donnison of the BBC reported that Hamas was not behind the kidnapping and murder of three Israeli teens, Gil-ad Shaer, Naftali Fraenkel and Eyal Yifrach? That gave rise to the widespread false meme that Israeli invented the Hamas connection…
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“Feminists” versus the Truth

Posted by  ▪  September 23, 2014

“They insist that women’s choices are not truly free.”

“Feminists” versus the Truth

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9/23/2014 at 7:00am
There’s nothing more offensive to me than an article that leaps off the cliff in the first sentence by dropping the “as a woman, I…” bomb. It doesn’t matter how the sentence ends; what matters is that the author, whoever she may be, believes that on some level her gender proves her…
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Why I’m against drug testing for unemployment benefits and food stamps

Posted by  ▪  September 22, 2014

Help people get off the dole, don’t just add more bureaucracy to police it.

Why I’m against drug testing for unemployment benefits and food stamps

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9/22/2014 at 8:00pm
It’s long been a rallying cry of the right: if you want to be on the public dole, you should be able to pass a drug test. You’ve seen the memes and the bumper stickers. Sounds good, right? Governor Walker of Wisconsin has proposed his plan that would require drug testing for those…
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Rorschach helmet

Posted by  ▪  September 22, 2014

Stare at this image

Rorschach helmet

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9/22/2014 at 6:40pm
What’s the first thing that comes to mind? For me, it’s …. (Image via @history_pics)