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MSNBC Host: Obama Trayvon Speech Courageous Like JFK’s Civil Rights Act Speech

Posted by  ▪  July 19, 2013

MSNBC Host: Obama Trayvon Speech Courageous Like JFK’s Civil Rights Act Speech

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7/19/2013 at 3:28pm
President Obama surprised reporters by showing up to today’s White House press briefing, where he made remarks about the Zimmerman case and on the Stand Your Ground law. National Journal was able to capture some of the key quotes: While the president began by commending the judge in the case as “professional” and…
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NSA Taking Action to Implement New System Security Measures

Posted by  ▪  July 19, 2013

NSA Taking Action to Implement New System Security Measures

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7/19/2013 at 2:00pm
NSA head General Keith Alexander said at a forum earlier this week that the agency is taking steps to insure that a breach of its systems like the one committed by Edward Snowden, a former NSA contractor employed through Booz Allen Hamilton, cannot occur again.  The agency is said to be…
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Eliot Spitzer’s Very Bad TV Day

Posted by  ▪  July 19, 2013

Eliot Spitzer’s Very Bad TV Day

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7/19/2013 at 12:30pm
Former NY Governor Eliot Spitzer, who resigned in disgrace in 2008 after a prostitution scandal, is now running for the position of NYC Comptroller.  As Business Insider points out, he’s since begun a huge national media tour and Thursday wasn’t an especially good day for Spitzer. First Spitzer faced a grilling from…
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“All you ever hear in the media is White versus Black”

Posted by  ▪  July 19, 2013

“All you ever hear in the media is White versus Black”

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7/19/2013 at 11:00am
I was a guest on Crane Durham”s Nothing But The Truth show on July 15. We covered a variety of topics related to the George Zimmerman verdict and the aftermath, including threats of federal prosecution and civil lawsuits. One of the issues we discussed was the false racial narrative of the case perpetuated by the media, a…
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Leavin’ on a jet plane

Posted by  ▪  July 19, 2013

Leavin’ on a jet plane

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7/19/2013 at 9:30am
Off to Israel late tonight. My itinerary is something along the lines of Tel Aviv-Jerusalem-Tiberias-Golan Heights/TheNorth. I’m scheduled to meet some really interesting people, so there likely will be some posts from me while I’m away.  (In addition to some prescheduled posts, and well, I do have a 10 hour flight on which…
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Mass. State Trooper Releases Tsarnaev Capture Photos in Response to Rolling Stone Cover

Posted by  ▪  July 19, 2013

Mass. State Trooper Releases Tsarnaev Capture Photos in Response to Rolling Stone Cover

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7/19/2013 at 8:15am
One Massachusetts State Police officer is speaking out in angry opposition to Rolling Stone’s glamorization of Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. And he’s doing so through photos. From Boston Magazine: Sgt. Sean Murphy, a tactical photographer with the Massachusetts State Police who has photographed the funerals of many officers killed in the line of…
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Zimmerman Tip Line

Branco Cartoon – Fast and Really Really Furious

Posted by  ▪  July 19, 2013

Branco Cartoon – Fast and Really Really Furious

Zimmerman Tip Line
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7/19/2013 at 7:00am
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Zimmerman alternate juror E54 agrees with ‘not guilty’ verdict

Posted by  ▪  July 18, 2013

Zimmerman alternate juror E54 agrees with ‘not guilty’ verdict

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7/18/2013 at 9:00pm
In case you missed it, WOFL, the local FOX affiliate station (FOX35) in Orlando, Florida did an exclusive interview with alternate juror E54 from the George Zimmerman trial.  Sean Hannity aired segments on his Wednesday evening program. Anonymous juror E54 told WOFL’s Valerie Boey that he agrees with the ‘not guilty’ verdict and was disappointed…
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Wikileaker Bradley Manning Will Face ‘Aiding the Enemy’ Charge

Posted by  ▪  July 18, 2013

Wikileaker Bradley Manning Will Face ‘Aiding the Enemy’ Charge

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7/18/2013 at 6:30pm
Bradley Manning will face the charge of “aiding the enemy,” after a military judge ruled today that the charge will not be dropped.  Defense attorneys for Manning had earlier filed a motion for this and other charges to be dismissed, while human rights groups also called for the aiding the enemy…
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Detroit files for bankruptcy (bet you thought it already was bankrupt)

Posted by  ▪  July 18, 2013

Detroit files for bankruptcy (bet you thought it already was bankrupt)

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7/18/2013 at 5:01pm
Flashing across the wires: The city of Detroit filed for Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection in federal court Thursday, laying the groundwork for a historic effort to bail out a city that is sinking under billions of dollars in debt and decades of mismanagement, population flight and loss of tax revenue. The bankruptcy filing…
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Glenn Greenwald Expected to Reveal New NSA Information in Upcoming Book

Posted by  ▪  July 18, 2013

Glenn Greenwald Expected to Reveal New NSA Information in Upcoming Book

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7/18/2013 at 3:18pm
In the wake of revelations about the scope of the NSA’s surveillance activities, Guardian reporter Glenn Greenwald will soon be writing a book that is expected to reveal new information on the matter.  Some of the book’s focus will also be on the alleged cooperation of private companies with the government’s…
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Preaching the destruction of Israel and America from the Temple Mount

Posted by  ▪  July 18, 2013

Preaching the destruction of Israel and America from the Temple Mount

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7/18/2013 at 1:25pm
Good thing John Kerry is in Israel pressuring Israel to accept as a precondition to negotiations a return to the 1949 armistice lines with minor modifications. That precondition is being held firmly by Mahmoud Abbas, who weekly receives encouragement, including the recent decision by the EU not to enter into any contracts…
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Florida’s Self-Defense Immunity Law: How it really works

Posted by  ▪  July 18, 2013

Florida’s Self-Defense Immunity Law: How it really works

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7/18/2013 at 12:00pm
In 2005 the Florida legislator enacted statute 776.032. “Immunity from criminal prosecution and civil action for justifiable use of force.” This immunity statute is often erroneously referred to as Florida’s Stand-Your-Ground (SYG) law, even by lawyers, judges, and law professors who ought to know better (MSM journalists I forgive for such…
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Bombshell at IRS hearings today? Watch LIVE

Posted by  ▪  July 18, 2013

Bombshell at IRS hearings today? Watch LIVE

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7/18/2013 at 10:22am
The House Oversight Committee is scheduled to hold a hearing today at 11:00am ET on “The IRS’ Systematic Delay and Scrutiny of Tea Party Applications.” (Livestream also at the bottom of this post). FOX News’ Carl Cameron reported Wednesday evening on the O’Reilly Factor that major evidence is expected to be revealed…
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Rubio’s biggest problem in 2016

Posted by  ▪  July 18, 2013

Rubio’s biggest problem in 2016

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7/18/2013 at 9:33am
Sure, I disagree with Marco Rubio on the Gang of 8 immigration bill, particularly the amnesty part. But what’s most galling is that Rubio appears to have been played by Chuck Schumer on the Democratic side, and McCain/Graham on the Republican side, suckered into being the point man drawing fire on a…
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EU v. Israel

Posted by  ▪  July 18, 2013

Mideast Media Sampler 7-18-2013

EU v. Israel

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7/18/2013 at 8:15am
1) The Union Strikes Back The European Union (EU) has just released new regulations governing certain dealings with Israel. Starting in 2014, the EU (as a unit, individual states are not governed by these guidelines) will prohibit any dealings with private Israeli entities that liver or operate in Judea and Samaria, what is…
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Really bitter clinger

Posted by  ▪  July 18, 2013

Really bitter clinger

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7/18/2013 at 7:00am
From a reader: Hello! I’m a regular reader and finally had the chance to get a picture worthy of your website. This photo was taken Monday evening on Route 1 in Alexandria, Fairfax County, VA. The van had a VA plate. Enjoy!