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Pentagon: No Repayment of Erroneous Enlistment Bonuses Paid to California National Guard

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Posted by    Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 2:00pm 8/26/2017 at 2:00pm

Last year, we blogged about California trying to force National Guard members to repay enlistment bonuses that had been paid to them in error.  The Pentagon quickly reacted to the pushback and stopped collection of these erroneously distributed bonuses, pending further review.

The review is complete, and the Pentagon has announced that...

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Black Lives Matter Founder: We Wouldn’t Meet With Trump. Because Hitler.

https://twitter.com/latimes/status/901138357408874496
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Posted by    Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 11:30am 8/26/2017 at 11:30am
https://twitter.com/latimes/status/901138357408874496

The “resist we much” crowd’s fevered comparisons of President Trump to Hitler have embraced a new level of hysteria and hyperbole.  Black Lives Matter (BLM) co-founder Patrisse Cullors stated that BLM will not meet with Trump because they wouldn’t meet with Hitler, either.  She also says that the president is “literally”...

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Laguna Beach Installing Concrete Barriers to Stop Terrorists Using Cars as Weapons

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Posted by    Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 4:30pm 8/19/2017 at 4:30pm
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The mayor of Laguna Beach has announced that she will be erecting concrete barriers to stop terrorists who use cars as weapons.

CBS Los Angeles reports:

The street attack in Barcelona — following similar attacks here and abroad — show the need to protect pedestrians against weaponized cars and vehicles.

CBS2’s Michele Gile says...

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Missouri Governor Calls for Removal of State Senator Who Called for Trump Assassination

https://youtu.be/O2XcOuBsaQg
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Posted by    Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 3:30pm 8/19/2017 at 3:30pm
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A Missouri state senator posted on Facebook that she hopes President Trump is assassinated.  Her comment, since deleted, acknowledged that such a statement is likely to earn her scrutiny from the Secret Service.  And it has.

Not only is state senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal (D-MO) facing a Secret Service probe, but she is...

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Pennsylvania, Florida: Six Police Officers Shot, One Fatally

https://twitter.com/FoxNews/status/898911019128442880?ref_src=twsrc^google|twcamp^serp|twgr^tweet
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Posted by    Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 2:30pm 8/19/2017 at 2:30pm
https://twitter.com/FoxNews/status/898911019128442880?ref_src=twsrc^google|twcamp^serp|twgr^tweet

The circumstances of each of the shootings are not yet clear, but six police officers have been shot, one of whom was killed, in three incidents in Pennsylvania and Florida.

CBS reports:

One police officer was killed and three wounded in nighttime shootings in two Florida cities where the officers were responding to...

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Anti-Trump Twitter Users Demand Twitter Suspend Trump’s Personal Account

https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump and https://twitter.com/POTUS
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Posted by    Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at 9:00am 8/15/2017 at 9:00am
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Anti-Trump Twitter users are pushing Twitter to suspend President Trump’s personal Twitter account (@realDonaldTrump) for violating Twitter’s Terms of Service against threatening violence.

The Washington Post reports:

Can a president be suspended from Twitter for threatening to attack another country?

That’s what some Twitter users, including actor and former Barack Obama aide Kal Penn,...

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Elizabeth Warren Netroots 2017 Speech: First Shot in 2020 Campaign?

https://youtu.be/AuKBXW21wzo
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Posted by    Sunday, August 13, 2017 at 6:30pm 8/13/2017 at 6:30pm
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Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) fired up the Netroots crowd with one of her now-familiar red meat-tossing,  flame-throwing speeches.  The speech is being touted as the launch of her 2020 presidential campaign.

Warren railed against moderate Democrats...

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World’s Oldest Man, An Israeli Holocaust Survivor, Dies At 113

https://twitter.com/DDNewsLive/status/896228258408144896
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Posted by    Sunday, August 13, 2017 at 4:30pm 8/13/2017 at 4:30pm
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Born in Poland in 1903, Yisrael Kristal was verified by the Guinness Book of World Records as the world’s oldest man.  He had endured Auschwitz and the loss of his first wife and two children to Hitler’s death camps.  He died one month shy of his 114th birthday, may he rest...

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FBI’s Ten Most Wanted: MS-13 Gang Member Captured

https://twitter.com/fbinewark/status/852198966741524480?lang=en
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Posted by    Sunday, August 13, 2017 at 2:30pm 8/13/2017 at 2:30pm
https://twitter.com/fbinewark/status/852198966741524480?lang=en

One of the FBI’s 10 Most Wanted has been arrested in Virginia.  Walter Yovany Gomez is suspected of at least one violent homicide and is a known member of the violent MS-13 gang.

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Obama To “Re-emerge” This Fall In “Delicate Dance” With Democrats

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Posted by    Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 7:00pm 8/12/2017 at 7:00pm
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Obama is said to be planning a return to the public stage this fall in a move that has some Democrat strategists concerned.  Unwanted as the “face” of the Democratic Party and unwilling to be the “foil” for Republicans, Obama is expected to campaign for candidates in deep blue terri...

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Virginia: Governor Declares State of Emergency Following Violent Clashes At “Unite The Right” Protest

https://twitter.com/Tim_Dodson/status/896397963274203136
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Posted by    Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 3:30pm 8/12/2017 at 3:30pm
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Virginia’s governor Terry McAuliffe has declared a state of emergency after violent clashes erupted between “Unite the Right,” who were in Charlottesville to protest the removal of the Robert E. Lee statue, and counter-protesters.

The Wall Street Journal reports:

The governor of Virginia declared a state of emergency Saturday after violent clashes between...

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Report: Judge Won’t Let Andrea Tantaros Conceal Her Feminism Book Was Ghostwritten By Man

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Posted by    Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 2:30pm 8/12/2017 at 2:30pm

Former Fox News host Andrea Tantaros’s attempt to keep secret the fact that her 2016 book on feminism was written by a man has failed.  A judge ordered that the case be unsealed.  Tantaros is also suing Fox News for sexual harassment.

The Hollywood Reporter reports:

A New York federal judge has decided...

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Bernie Sanders Releasing “Political Revolution” Guide For Teens

https://www.amazon.com/Bernie-Sanderss-Guide-Political-Revolution/dp/1250138906/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1502373257&sr=8-1&keywords=Sanders+Political+Revolution and https://youtu.be/lP_Jzz9pV8U
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Posted by    Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 5:30pm 8/10/2017 at 5:30pm
https://www.amazon.com/Bernie-Sanderss-Guide-Political-Revolution/dp/1250138906/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1502373257&sr=8-1&keywords=Sanders+Political+Revolution and https://youtu.be/lP_Jzz9pV8U

As the Democratic Party’s internal wrangling among the Obama, Clinton, and Bernie circles picks up steam, Bernie Sanders is releasing a handy-dandy handbook for teens interested in engaging in his socialist “political revolution.”

Teen Vogue began pushing Bernie’s latest attempt to spread his “political revolution” to teens back in May.  Teen Vogue,...

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N3v$r M1^d Those Crazy Password “Rules”: Four-word Passwords Hardest To Crack

http://lorrie.cranor.org/blog/2014/02/06/my-quilt-in-science-magazine/
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Posted by    Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at 8:30am 8/9/2017 at 8:30am
http://lorrie.cranor.org/blog/2014/02/06/my-quilt-in-science-magazine/

Back in 2003, Bill Burr wrote the primer on password development.  His definitive work recommended random characters, letters, numbers, caps, casing, etc. in a mishmosh that the user not only had to remember (or remember where they’d recorded it) but had to, per his ’03 recommendation, change each month into another...

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USC Student Cleared Of Rape Charges, Could Still Be Expelled

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 5:30pm 8/8/2017 at 5:30pm
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The war on male college students under the mantle of Title IX continues.  A USC student was accused of raping a fellow student in her dorm room, and after being cleared by security video, could still be expelled.

CBS News reports:

Security video from outside a local nightclub has cleared a USC student...

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Google CEO Mansplains That He Eliminated Diverse Thought … To Protect Defenseless Women

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 4:30pm 8/8/2017 at 4:30pm

Google CEO, Sundar Pichai, issued a statement in the wake of the firing of a Google employee who dared share his divergent views about gender and biology in an internal communication.

Pichai writes:

This has been a very difficult time. I wanted to provide an update on the memo that was circulated over...

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San Francisco: Wealthy Residents Sue City, Buyers After Their Tax-Delinquent Street Sold

https://sf.curbed.com/2017/8/7/16107160/presidio-terrace-sf-street-auction-lawsuit
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Posted by    Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 2:30pm 8/8/2017 at 2:30pm
https://sf.curbed.com/2017/8/7/16107160/presidio-terrace-sf-street-auction-lawsuit

The wealthy residents of San Francisco’s exclusive, gated Presidio Terrace haven’t paid a $14/year tax bill for three decades. This led the city to auction off the tony street that boasts among its former residents House minority leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senator Diane Feinstein (D-CA).  The auction was an attempt...

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