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More Than One Million People Now Defaulting on Students Loans Each Year

Posted by  ▪  August 16, 2018

“For many, the payments are proving unmanageable.”

More Than One Million People Now Defaulting on Students Loans Each Year

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8/16/2018 at 8:00am
This number is going up and is expected to hit 40 percent of borrowers by 2023. CNBC reports: More than 1 million people default on their student loans each year More than 1 million student loan borrowers each year go into default. Outstanding education debt in the U.S. has tripled over the last decade and…
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San Francisco Launching New ‘Poop Patrol’ to Deal With Dirty Streets

Posted by  ▪  August 16, 2018

“We’re actually out there looking for it.”

San Francisco Launching New ‘Poop Patrol’ to Deal With Dirty Streets

https://youtu.be/hPuMceGWtOQ
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8/16/2018 at 7:00am
While San Francisco has been doing its best to become a model progressive city by doing dumb things like banning plastic straws, its streets have gone to hell. Human excrement on sidewalks has become such a pervasive problem that the city is launching a “Poop Patrol.” Heather Knight reports at the San Francisco…
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8DYqGcC7lU4

Welcome home from Bloody Tarawa, Pvt. Emil F. Ragucci

Posted by  ▪  August 15, 2018

Killed Nov. 20, 1943, returned over 70 years later for burial in Philadelphia, near his brother Nicholas, killed three months later in 1944 in Italy.

Welcome home from Bloody Tarawa, Pvt. Emil F. Ragucci

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8DYqGcC7lU4
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8/15/2018 at 9:00pm
The Battle of Tarawa atoll was fought on November 20-23, 1943. Over 1000 U.S. Marines lost their lives, and over 2000 were wounded, during the 72-hour battle, earning the atoll the name “Bloody Tarawa.” It’s hard for us now to comprehend such losses in such a short period of time. Some were buried on…
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https://youtu.be/UB9Oc2kDaEg

Andrew Cuomo Mansplains: America “Was Never That Great”

Posted by  ▪  August 15, 2018

Way to rally the base?

Andrew Cuomo Mansplains: America “Was Never That Great”

https://youtu.be/UB9Oc2kDaEg
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8/15/2018 at 7:00pm
No, Governor Cuomo. Just…no. At an event Wednesday, New York Governor Cuomo attempted to mock Trump’s “Make America Great Again” campaign slogan. Cuomo led by saying, “We’re not going to make America great again. It was never that great.” From there, he went into full mansplain mode saying, “we will reach…
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Trump Revokes Brennan’s Security Clearance, Considers Revoking Clearance From Others Who Allegedly Leaked to the Press

Posted by  ▪  August 15, 2018

The decision, though announced today, was made three weeks ago

Trump Revokes Brennan’s Security Clearance, Considers Revoking Clearance From Others Who Allegedly Leaked to the Press

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8/15/2018 at 5:00pm
Wednesday, the White House announced former CIA Director John Brennan’s security clearance had been revoked. Brennan is no fan of Trump. The last tweet Brennan posted yesterday makes that abundantly clear: It’s astounding how often you fail to live up to minimum standards of decency, civility, & probity. Seems like you will…
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=toaFfZ1S7UQ

Libertarian Gary Johnson Throws His Hat Into New Mexico Senate Race

Posted by  ▪  August 15, 2018

Can the former two-time New Mexico governor turn the state gold?

Libertarian Gary Johnson Throws His Hat Into New Mexico Senate Race

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=toaFfZ1S7UQ
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8/15/2018 at 3:00pm
It’s happening! Former two-time New Mexico Governor and two-time presidential candidate Gary Johnson has decided to jump into the New Mexico Senate race. Ron Nielson, the man who ran Johnson’s presidential campaign told Matt Welch at Reason that Johnson’s candidacy is “moving forward” and “[H]e’s begun the process filing.” The move comes after…
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GN9yW3v8mug

Germany Creates Third Gender Option for Official Records

Posted by  ▪  August 15, 2018

Male, female, or diverse

Germany Creates Third Gender Option for Official Records

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GN9yW3v8mug
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8/15/2018 at 1:00pm
The science is settled! Until it comes to basic biology. Wednesday, Germany’s cabinet approved a third gender option for official documents — “diverse.” ABC News reports: In November, the Federal Constitutional Court decided that people must be allowed to be entered in records as neither male nor female, ordering authorities either to create a…
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Feminist Professor at NYU Accused of Sexually Harassing Male Grad Student

Posted by  ▪  August 15, 2018

“both physical and verbal”

Feminist Professor at NYU Accused of Sexually Harassing Male Grad Student

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8/15/2018 at 12:00pm
This story got very little attention in national media. Is there any wonder why? The New York Times reported: What Happens to #MeToo When a Feminist Is the Accused? The case seems like a familiar story turned on its head: Avital Ronell, a world-renowned female professor of German and Comparative Literature at New York…
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iSJUmiM0Qro

Controversial Program Allowed LA Police Chief to ‘Retire,’ Collect $1.27 Million, and Get Rehired

Posted by  ▪  August 15, 2018

Easy way to drain a city’s pension fund.

Controversial Program Allowed LA Police Chief to ‘Retire,’ Collect $1.27 Million, and Get Rehired

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iSJUmiM0Qro
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8/15/2018 at 11:00am
Before Michael Moore, 58, became the Los Angeles police chief, he took advantage of a controversial program called Deferred Retirement Option Plan (DROP). This allowed Moore, a veteran of the department for the past 36 years, to briefly “retire” and collect a $1.27 million pension and then get rehired. Los Angeles, California Reason…
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Professor Defends Antifa and Likens Police to White Supremacists

Posted by  ▪  August 15, 2018

“MSNBC host David Gura did not ask what he meant”

Professor Defends Antifa and Likens Police to White Supremacists

https://twitter.com/MrAndyNgo/status/875536034192277504
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8/15/2018 at 10:00am
Antifa should not be welcome on any college campus, yet they regularly get support from people in the higher education community. The College Fix reports: Morgan State prof defends Antifa, likens police to white supremacists Appearing this past Saturday on MSNBC (as he often does), Morgan State University’s Jason Johnson defended the violence of…
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Colorado goes after Masterpiece Cakeshop again – this time over “gender transition” cake

Posted by  ▪  August 15, 2018

Cakeshop files federal lawsuit: “It is now clear that Colorado will not rest until Phillips either closes Masterpiece Cakeshop or agrees to violate his religious beliefs”

Colorado goes after Masterpiece Cakeshop again – this time over “gender transition” cake

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oLMBT6zNgN8
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8/15/2018 at 9:00am
When Masterpiece Cakeshop won its case on June 4, 2018, in the U.S. Supreme Court over refusal to bake a cake celebrating a gay wedding, many people assumed it was a win for religious freedom and free speech (the right not to have government compel your speech). The cake shop did not…
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Researchers Create Survey to Gauge Microaggressions Against Atheists

Posted by  ▪  August 15, 2018

“Others have assumed that I am religious”

Researchers Create Survey to Gauge Microaggressions Against Atheists

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8/15/2018 at 8:00am
Microaggressions are no longer just something social justice warriors on campus are talking about. They’re becoming the subject of studies. Campus Reform reports: Researchers identify 31 types of anti-atheist microaggressions Three researchers recently created a psychological survey to help therapists gauge how often atheist clients may suffer from microaggressions. The Microaggressions Against Non-Religious Individuals Scale…
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MA Mayor Boycotting Sam Adams Beer Because CEO Thanked Trump for Tax Cuts

Posted by  ▪  August 15, 2018

“I will never drink Sam Adam’s beer again!”

MA Mayor Boycotting Sam Adams Beer Because CEO Thanked Trump for Tax Cuts

https://youtu.be/Ykmzh39IViA
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8/15/2018 at 7:00am
Joseph Curtatone is the Mayor of Somerville, Massachusetts, a densely settled community outside Boston which is home to Tufts University. It’s a vibrant city with lots of great culture and nightlife. I would know. I lived in Somerville for eight years. Joe Curtatone has been in office since 2004. He is a…
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In reaction to Women’s March leaders’ Farrakhan embrace and anti-Israel progressives, new group calls on Democrats to “Say NO to antisemitism!”

Posted by  ▪  August 14, 2018

‘Women’s March For All’ Petition wants DNC to adopt International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance definition of antisemitism

In reaction to Women’s March leaders’ Farrakhan embrace and anti-Israel progressives, new group calls on Democrats to “Say NO to antisemitism!”

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8/14/2018 at 8:20pm
The Women’s March has been rocked by its association with anti-Israel and anti-Semitic figures almost from inception. In February 2017, we wrote how Convicted terrorist Rasmea Odeh co-organized March 8 #DayWithoutAWoman, and we followed up in January 2018, Anti-Israel activists attempt to hijack Women’s March – again: During the 2017 Women’s March on Washington and follow…
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New Mexico: Judge Releases 5 Suspects From Muslim Extremist Compound Who Were Allegedly Training Children for School Shootings

Posted by  ▪  August 14, 2018

Released against the wishes of the Taos County sheriff, undersheriff, prosecutors and the FBI

New Mexico: Judge Releases 5 Suspects From Muslim Extremist Compound Who Were Allegedly Training Children for School Shootings

https://twitter.com/CBSNews/status/1027322610114355200
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8/14/2018 at 6:00pm
Against the wishes of the Taos County sheriff, undersheriff, prosecutors and the FBI, Judge Sarah Backus ordered all five suspects arrested in the raid of the New Mexico compound, released. Siraj Ibn Wahhaj, 40, Lucas Morton, 40, Jany Leveille, 35, Hujrah Wahhaj, 37, and Subhannah Wahhaj, 35 were arrested on child…
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Florida Democratic Voter Registrations Down Since 2016

Posted by  ▪  August 14, 2018

This could affect the race between Rick Scott and Bill Nelson for the Senate.

Florida Democratic Voter Registrations Down Since 2016

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fmQVgVxmNJ0
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8/14/2018 at 4:00pm
Two weeks before Florida’s primary day, Marc Caputo at Politico has some data that could dampen the hopes of the Democrat Party to gain wins in the swing state. The state’s elections division shows Democratic voter registration in Florida fell by almost two points since 2016 while Republican voter registration remained steady. Since…
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Kent State Grad Who Posed With AR-10 Organizing Campus Carry Rally

Posted by  ▪  August 14, 2018

“will take place on Sept. 29”

Kent State Grad Who Posed With AR-10 Organizing Campus Carry Rally

https://twitter.com/KaitMarieox/status/995699996212322304
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8/14/2018 at 2:30pm
Good for her. It’ll be interesting to see what kind of media coverage the event gets. The Washington Examiner reports: Kent State grad famous for posing with AR-10 is returning for campus rally Kent State University graduate Kaitlin Bennett is holding an open carry rally at the university in the fall after gaining Internet…
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