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Jan 20, 2015 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Hill: Reince Priebus, Republican National Committee chairman, says that potential presidential contenders will have to poll above certain levels to earn a spot in the GOP debates. In a radio interview on the "Hugh Hewitt Show" Monday, the conservative host asked Priebus how the debates would work if there were 20 candidates vying ...

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Jan 19, 2015 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from USA Today: At least 50 U.S. law enforcement agencies have secretly equipped their officers with radar devices that allow them to effectively peer through the walls of houses to see whether anyone is inside, a practice raising new concerns about the extent of government surveillance. Those agencies, including the FBI and the U.S. Marshals ...

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Jan 17, 2015 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Chris Kyle's death seems to confirm that "he who lives by the sword dies by the sword." Treating PTSD at a firing range doesn't make sense— Ron Paul (@RonPaul) February 4, 2013 The tweet outraged people everywhere. Commentary editor John Podhoretz called it “appalling”, Noah Rothman called it "contemptible," “you really are vile,” tweeted Republican strategist ...

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Jan 16, 2015 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

Excerpted from NBC News: Turns out America's weather in 2014 wasn't really that bad. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Thursday that the U.S. average temperature last year was half a degree warmer than normal and weather was less disastrous and drought-struck than previous years. While 2014 was warmer than 2013 in the lower ...

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Jan 16, 2015 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from The New York Times: European investigators moved on a broad front Friday to sweep up suspected militants, with the police announcing that 13 Belgians had been detained in this country and two in France, a day after two other Belgians believed to be planning an attack on police officers were killed in a ...

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Jan 15, 2015 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Excerpted from Northwest Music Scene: Portland, Oregon-based Asian-American rock band, dubbed “Chinatown dance-rock,” The Slants are taking their trademark battle to federal court. Comprised of Simon Young (bass), Tyler Chen (drums), Will Moore (lead guitar), Thai Dao (guitar/keys), and Ken Shima (vocals), the quintet has tried for years to trademark “The Slants,” but has been ...

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Jan 15, 2015 No Comments ›› Shannon Silver

Excerpted from Politico: Rupert Murdoch weighed in on the 2016 presidential race during a public appearance at the Manhattan Institute on Wednesday, praising Jeb Bush and writing off Mitt Romney as "a terrible candidate." In a conversation with Fox News analyst Judith Miller, a senior fellow at the institute, the News Corp./21st Century Fox chairman talked ...

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Jan 15, 2015 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Daily Caller: Is this the new climate consensus? More than half of Americans say global warming is not a threat to their way of life, according to a CNN poll. Furthermore, nearly half of Americans say global warming is caused by natural forces or isn’t a proven fact. CNN’s poll reveals that a ...

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Jan 15, 2015 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Jerusalem Post: The IDF must be prepared for three principal security scenarios in the near future, former national security adviser Maj.- Gen. (res.) Yaakov Amidror has said, naming them as a large-scale ground war against Hezbollah in Lebanon, attrition against Hamas in Gaza, and the possibility of a military operation in Iran. The ...

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Jan 14, 2015 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from ABC News: The FBI has arrested an Ohio man for allegedly plotting an ISIS-inspired attack on the U.S. Capitol, where he hoped to set off a series of bombs aimed at lawmakers, whom he allegedly considered enemies. Christopher Lee Cornell, 20, of Green Township, was arrested today on charges of attempting to kill a ...

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Jan 14, 2015 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Excerpted from Christian Post: A florist in Washington State who refused to provide floral arrangements to a gay couple for their same-sex wedding ceremony, due to her religious objection to such a union, can now legally be sued personally by the state's attorney general's office, a judge in the state has determined. Benton County Superior Court ...

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Jan 14, 2015 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The New York Times: Just one week after Islamist gunmen slaughtered 12 people in an attack on its offices, the weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo returned to newsstands across France on Wednesday with a depiction of the Prophet Muhammad on its cover. In some places, vendors reported that it had sold out before daybreak, and ...

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Jan 9, 2015 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

Maybe most Moslems peaceful, but until they recognize and destroy their growing jihadist cancer they must be held responsible.— Rupert Murdoch (@rupertmurdoch) January 10, 2015 Big jihadist danger looming everywhere from Philippines to Africa to Europe to US. Political correctness makes for denial and hypocrisy.— Rupert Murdoch (@rupertmurdoch) January 10, 2015

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Jan 8, 2015 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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Jan 6, 2015 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from USA Today: Monster, which co-designed the original Beats By Dr. Dre headphones, is filing suit against Beats Electronics, the firm acquired by Apple in May and co-founded by musician Dr. Dre and producer Jimmy Iovine. The audio tech company and its CEO, Noel Lee, say in the suit that he and Monster invented the ...

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Jan 6, 2015 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

Excerpted from USA Today: Former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell, who asked a judge Tuesday for mercy for his wife and himself, was sentenced to two years in federal prison for public corruption. McDonnell was convicted Sept. 4 of trading access to the power of the governor's office for more than $165,000 in loans and high-end gifts. ...

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Jan 6, 2015 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from The Daily Caller: Al Sharpton says the New York Post should not have accused him of shaking down businesses because he also shakes down the paper’s corporate owner. “SHAKE DOWN AL” screamed the Post’s Sunday front page. “How Rev gets paid not to cry ‘racism!’” The story ripped Sharpton for going easy on companies who ...

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Jan 6, 2015 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, is greeted by members of the House of Representatives at the opening session of the 114th Congress after he was re-elected to his leadership post, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015 Via The Washington Post: Updated 3:03 p.m. Boehner lost the votes of 25 House Republicans, marking the ...

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Jan 5, 2015 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

Excerpted from The New York Times: For years, Harvard’s experts on health economics and policy have advised presidents and Congress on how to provide health benefits to the nation at a reasonable cost. But those remedies will now be applied to the Harvard faculty, and the professors are in an uproar. Members of the Faculty of ...

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Jan 5, 2015 No Comments ›› Shannon Silver

Excerpted from EAG News: Powerade was replaced with water. Mayo was banned, too. Such are the conditions in the Fort Mills High School cafeteria. “When lunch ends, I feel that the trash cans are more full than my stomach,” student Lindsey Russell tells the Fort Mill Times. That’s happening because schools are required to give students certain types ...

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Jan 5, 2015 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Associated Press: People who lost loved ones or were injured in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings are clamoring for justice as jury selection gets underway in the suspect's trial. Seating jurors in the federal death penalty case against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev begins Monday under tight security in Boston and could take several weeks. Jurors will be chosen from ...

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Jan 4, 2015 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Kirkuk (Iraq) (AFP) - The Islamic State jihadist group seized dozens of men from two villages in northern Iraq on Friday while searching for people who burned its flag, officials and residents said. An intelligence officer said that a total of 170 men were taken from the villages of Al-Shajara and Gharib in Kirkuk province, after ...

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Jan 4, 2015 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Ankara (AFP) - Turkey's Islamic-rooted government has authorised the building of the first church in the country in nearly a century, officials said Saturday. The church is for the tiny Syriac community in Turkey and will be built in the Istanbul suburb of Yesilkoy on the shores of the Sea of Marmara, which already has Greek ...

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Jan 3, 2015 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

EDDYVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A 7-year-old girl survived a plane crash that killed four people Friday night, and the disoriented little girl walked away from the wreckage and reported the crash to a local resident, authorities said. The small Piper PA-34 reported engine trouble and lost contact with air traffic controllers as it was flying over ...

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Jan 2, 2015 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Hill: President Obama and Michelle Obama started 2015 with a dinner at a super exclusive restaurant, where memberships cost as much as $500,000. While vacationing in Hawaii on Thursday, the president and first lady shared a meal at a Honolulu members-only restaurant called Vintage Cave, according to White House press pool reports. The ...

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