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FL teen cleared of charges wants to help prevent bullying

Posted by  ▪  November 22, 2013

FL teen cleared of charges wants to help prevent bullying

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11/22/2013 at 5:54pm
One of the Florida girls who had been accused of bullying Rebecca Sedwick is speaking publicly after charges were dropped in the case, and she says she wants to help stop others from bullying. Thirteen year old Katelyn Roman (whom I had not previously named in posts until now, after she has…
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George Zimmerman Samantha Scheibe Split Screen News 6

Developing Zimmerman defense narrative: Girlfriend set him up

Posted by  ▪  November 22, 2013

Developing Zimmerman defense narrative: Girlfriend set him up

George Zimmerman Samantha Scheibe Split Screen News 6
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11/22/2013 at 3:57pm
Almost as soon as George Zimmerman was arrested, a report surfaced that girlfriend Samantha Scheibe, who made the dramatic phone call to 911, had been shopping her story to national media for several weeks — but no one would pay her what she wanted. The Orlando Sentinel confirmed that at least one national media…
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Martha Robertson WETM Single Payer Report 11-21-2013

Dem House candidate runs from past single-payer support after Obamacare debacle

Posted by  ▪  November 22, 2013

Martha Robertson, an Emily’s List-backed Democrat in NY-23, supported single payer for years … but is backing away now.

Dem House candidate runs from past single-payer support after Obamacare debacle

Martha Robertson WETM Single Payer Report 11-21-2013
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11/22/2013 at 2:00pm
We have highlighted the race between Republican Rep. Tom Reed and Democratic challenger Martha Robertson in NY-23 many times. In part because it’s my home district, but mostly because it is a swing district which leans Republican but includes liberal Tompkins County, making it competitive. It’s not hyperbole to say the…
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Nuclear Power Grab

Branco Cartoon – Dressed For Success

Posted by  ▪  November 22, 2013

Branco Cartoon – Dressed For Success

Nuclear Power Grab
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11/22/2013 at 12:30pm
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Giving up Something for Nothing in Geneva Iran talks

Posted by  ▪  November 22, 2013

Allowing Iran to keep its Nuclear Program Intact

Giving up Something for Nothing in Geneva Iran talks

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11/22/2013 at 11:15am
On Wednesday, The Israel Project hosted a conference call with Dr. Emily Landau of Israel’s Institute for National Security Studies. Dr. Landau is a non-proliferation expert and spoke about the problems with the agreement apparently being negotiated between the P5+1 (United States, China, France, Great Britain, Russia and Germany) and Iran. Landau focused…
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President Barack Obama health care reform joint session Congress September 9, 2009 (WikiMedia Commons)

Naked Emperor

Posted by  ▪  November 22, 2013

The real Obama is coming into sight for the American people for the first time, and they don’t like what they see.

Naked Emperor

President Barack Obama health care reform joint session Congress September 9, 2009 (WikiMedia Commons)
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11/22/2013 at 9:26am
It’s not for nothing that Obama nuked the filibuster rule.  Yes, Obama.  Harry Reid would not have done it except with marching orders. There’s plenty of commentary all around about how this is a desperate move by Obama, as he sinks in the polls and his most “historic” achievement — Obamacare –…
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Senate Votes to eliminate filibuster 11-21-2013

Democrats nuked the ratchet

Posted by  ▪  November 22, 2013

The inexorable march no longer is inexorable.

Democrats nuked the ratchet

Senate Votes to eliminate filibuster 11-21-2013
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11/22/2013 at 7:00am
The seemingly inexorable march towards economic socialism and political statism has been accomplished through legislative and judicial ratchets which, once established, were all but impossible to reverse in part because the filibuster helped lock in the agenda and those supporting the agenda. Because of the ratchet, the nation moved only in one direction:…
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Covered California Video Screen Shot

California rejects Obamacare canceled policy “fix”

Posted by  ▪  November 21, 2013

California rejects Obamacare canceled policy “fix”

Covered California Video Screen Shot
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11/21/2013 at 8:30pm
California, with over 1 million canceled health policies due to Obamacare, has formally rejected Obama’s so-called fix. https://twitter.com/CoveredCA/statuses/403645916596273152 Via The L.A. Times: Spurning President Obama’s plan for canceled policies, California’s health insurance exchange voted against any extension for about 1 million policyholders in the state. The five-member board of the exchange voted unanimously to keep…
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San Diego’s Mayoral Saga Continues

Posted by  ▪  November 21, 2013

San Diego’s Mayoral Saga Continues

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11/21/2013 at 7:28pm
The last time we checked on San Diego,  former Mayor Bob Filner was pleading guilty to sex harassment charges and  Democrat City Councilmember Todd Gloria was interim chief. It looks like Gloria is going to continue in that role for a bit longer, as the results of the November 19th special election…
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Criticism of sheriff after charges dropped in FL cyberbullying case

Posted by  ▪  November 21, 2013

Criticism of sheriff after charges dropped in FL cyberbullying case

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11/21/2013 at 5:20pm
As a follow-up to yesterday’s post on the Florida bullying case of Rebecca Sedwick, the lawyers for both girls who had been charged with aggravated stalking have confirmed that charges have been dropped. From the NY Times: Prosecutors in Polk County, Fla., have dropped the charges against the two girls in a cyberbullying…
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Cornell Police Alert 11-18-2013 lg

Has Knockout Game hit Ivy League?

Posted by  ▪  November 21, 2013

Police investigating whether late night sucker punch on edge of Cornell campus was part of “knockout game.”

Has Knockout Game hit Ivy League?

Cornell Police Alert 11-18-2013 lg
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11/21/2013 at 2:24pm
The so-called knockout game is receiving a lot of media attention. It’s hard to know if it is escalating in frequency, or just getting more media coverage: An incident on November 16, 2013 at the edge of the Cornell University campus in Ithaca, NY, appears to fit this pattern of an unprovoked, seemingly…
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Harry Reid Nuclear Option Floor Debate 2

Nuclear Option Watch (Update – BOOM!)

Posted by  ▪  November 21, 2013

Nuclear Option Watch (Update – BOOM!)

Harry Reid Nuclear Option Floor Debate 2
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11/21/2013 at 10:50am
UPDATE: https://twitter.com/jpodhoretz/status/403576872803393536 Before the vote: Looks like Senate Democrats are about to invoke the so-called Nuclear Option. What is the nuclear option? The “nuclear option” refers to a move by the majority party in Senate — in this case the Democrats — to change the Senate rules to allow most executive branch and judicial nominations to…
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Doorknobs Google Image Search - Banned

Then they came for the doorknobs

Posted by  ▪  November 21, 2013

You’ll have to take my doorknob from my cold, dead hand.

Then they came for the doorknobs

Doorknobs Google Image Search - Banned
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11/21/2013 at 9:17am
There is nothing too small to regulate. Or ban. Enter the doorknob, about to be banned in all new construction in Vancouver because … why do you hate old people and those who have hand or arm disabilities? The Vancouver Sun reports: In Vancouver, the doorknob is heading into a setting sun. Its future…
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Obama Jonestown Political Cartoon

Branco Cartoon – Kool-Aid

Posted by  ▪  November 21, 2013

Branco Cartoon – Kool-Aid

Obama Jonestown Political Cartoon
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11/21/2013 at 7:00am
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Project Veritas Video No3  Enroll America screen shot Chris Tarango

James O’Keefe exposes questionable Obamacare political “cross-pollination” in Texas

Posted by  ▪  November 20, 2013

James O’Keefe exposes questionable Obamacare political “cross-pollination” in Texas

Project Veritas Video No3  Enroll America screen shot Chris Tarango
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11/20/2013 at 8:31pm
James O’Keefe’s Project Veritas is out with another investigative video exposing highly questionable “cross-pollination” between Enroll America and Texas Democratic political operatives. Enroll America bills itself as: a nonpartisan 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to maximize the number of uninsured Americans who enroll in health coverage made available by the Affordable Care Act. As…
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Attorney Jose Baez: Charges dropped against girl accused in FL bullying case (Updated)

Posted by  ▪  November 20, 2013

Attorney Jose Baez: Charges dropped against girl accused in FL bullying case (Updated)

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11/20/2013 at 5:57pm
Charges have reportedly been dropped against the younger of two girls who were charged last month in the bullying case of Rebecca Sedwick. From CBS News: The state of Florida has dropped all charges against the 12-year-old girl accused of bullying Rebecca Sedwick, a 12-year-old who committed suicide in September, according to a…
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This comedian’s prank may make you think twice about what you post on social media

Posted by  ▪  November 20, 2013

This comedian’s prank may make you think twice about what you post on social media

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11/20/2013 at 3:21pm
Comedian Jack Vale is known for his hidden camera video pranks, which often capture reactions from unsuspecting participants. In his latest, he performs an experiment of sorts to show us that strangers can actually learn a lot from what we post on social media about ourselves. And that sometimes, our online world…
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