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Lesbian Martyr Kaitlyn Hunt Offered Another Plea Deal

Lesbian Martyr Kaitlyn Hunt Offered Another Plea Deal

Kaitlyn Hunt, the Florida teenager charged with  having sex with her 14-year-old girlfriend during her senior year in high school is getting another chance to plea to lesser charges and escape registering as a sex offender.  In case you forgot, Hunt, who initially garnered support via social media from the gay community, turned out to be […]

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Headline Of The Day – Government Shutdown Edition

Headline Of The Day – Government Shutdown Edition

The New York Daily News’ “House of Turds” headline wins the day…

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Anthony Weiner Is Running For Mayor Of New York

Last we saw Anthony Weiner he was retreating with his “manhood” tucked away in embarrassment as his Twitter sexting scandal led to his early exit from Congress and a long trip to wife Huma Abedin’s doghouse. Politicker reports he’s attempting to get back into politics: He’s in. After weeks of speculation, disgraced Rep. Anthony Weiner […]

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Death Toll In Killer Moore, Oklahoma Tornado Keeps Rising

Death Toll In Killer Moore, Oklahoma Tornado Keeps Rising

CNN is reporting that the death toll from today’s massive tornado in Moore, Oklahoma is now at least 91. That’s 40 more dead than they had been previously reported, with scores of people – many of them children – still missing. Here is the earlier report: Moore, Oklahoma (CNN) — Rescue workers raced against time […]

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The U.S. Marshal Service Has Lost Over 10% Of The Terrorists In The Witness Protection Program

CNN’s Jake Tapper has details on the Obama administration scandal of the day, this one based off of yet another Inspector General report. The U.S. Marshal Service had been “unable to locate” two former participants in the federal Witness Security Program “identified as known or suspected terrorists,” states the public summary of an interim Justice […]

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Sequestration Just Got “Real” For DoD Civilian Employees

Real, as in “your pay is effectively being cut by 20% from July through September”… Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced yesterday that cuts due to sequestration will require DoD to reduce spending for civilian employees in order to meet required budget cuts. Hagel delivered the following message on civilian furloughs: “As you are fully […]

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Angelina Jolie: “I Made A Decision To Have A Preventive Double Mastectomy”

Angelina Jolie, one of Hollywood’s biggest and most visible stars, writes in a New York Times editorial about a very private medical decision she managed to keep secret. MY MOTHER fought cancer for almost a decade and died at 56. She held out long enough to meet the first of her grandchildren and to hold […]

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The IRS Targetting Of Conservative Groups Was No “Low Level” Operation

ABC News has more details on the IRS inspector general report about the targeting of conservative groups by the IRS. Mary Katherine Hamm at HotAir detailed the intrusive questioning last week. The targeting of conservatives by the IRS started earlier and was more extensive than the IRS acknowledged last week, according to a draft IRS […]

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Quote Of The Day – Chuck Hagel Edition

“It is very clear from the testimony that Sen. Hagel will not be bringing the potato salad to the next Mensa picnic.“ A long-time Capital Hill Democrat (as told to Jennifer Rubin) commenting on Thursday’s dismal performance by Sen. Chuck Hagel at his confirmation hearings to be the next Secretary of Defense.

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Walmart Is Limiting Sales Of Ammo Due To Overwhelming Demand

The gun grabbers want sales of ammunition limited, and in at least one case it’s starting to happen – just not as a way to disarm the public as they had hoped. (Reuters) – Walmart has started to limit sales of ammunition to three boxes per customer per day due to limited supplies, a spokeswoman […]

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Obama’s War On Whistleblowers “Goes To Eleven”

The Washington Post notes that the Obama administration is squeezing current and former federal officials to find out who talked to The New York Post about Stuxnet. Federal investigators looking into disclosures of classified information about a cyberoperation that targeted Iran’s nuclear program have increased pressure on current and former senior government officials suspected of […]

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Quote Of The Day – High School Daze Edition

“Twitter has become like high school, where the mean kids say something hurtful to boost their self-esteem and to see if others will laugh and join in.” Matt Lewis, writing in The Week, on why an early adopter now hates Twitter.

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The New Immigration Reform Plans Look A Lot Like George Bush’s Plan

It’s Immigration Reform day!!! We’ve been down this road before though. 2007 (abridged): Comprehensive Immigration Reform Must Accomplish Five Clear Objectives 1. Securing The Border Under The Bipartisan Immigration Reform Bill, Temporary Worker And Z Visas Will Not Be Issued Until Meaningful Border Security And Worksite Enforcement Benchmarks Are Met. 2. Holding Employers Accountable For […]

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Deer Antler Spray Is The New Snake Oil

Sports Illustrated has a fascinating look at the shadowy underworld of sports science con men who are peddling just about anything they can think of to desperate players. If you thought Manti Te’o was naive for falling for the fake girlfriend hoax, he’ll fit right in as a professional athlete as his brethren are trying […]

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Boy Scouts Said Close To Lifting Ban On Homosexuals

Well this is interesting… The Boy Scouts of America, one of the nation’s largest private youth organizations, is actively considering an end to its decades-long policy of banning gay scouts or scout leaders, according to scouting officials and outsiders familiar with internal discussions. If adopted by the organization’s board of directors, it would represent a […]

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NYPD Chief, “The Problem Is The Handgun”

NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly is in favor of getting AK-47′s and AR-15′s off of the streets, but he knows that they’re not the real problem. From The New York Post: The nation’s looming assault-weapons ban is plain common sense, NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly said yesterday — but the city’s real enemy is illegal handguns. “For […]

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Here’s A Catchy Slogan For Hillary In 2016!

Via al vinton

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Soliciting Prostitution At A Police Station Is Almost Always A Bad Idea

Unless you are a working girl in a town with a totally corrupt police department, meeting a “john” at a police station is going to turn out poorly. Such is the case for Portland, Oregon prostitute Christal Smith. From KATU: An undercover street crimes detective had been communicating with a woman online through an internet […]

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Krugmanland Is Powered By Trillion Dollar Coins, Potential GDP, And Unicorn Farts

When you compare government spending to a fictitious GDP figure things don’t look so bad according to Nobel Prize winning economist Paul Krugman. The crucial thing to understand here is that you do need to take the state of the business cycle into account; it’s not enough simply to do what Nate Silver, for example, […]

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You Can Refer To The Super Bowl As “The Harbowl” Or “The Harbaugh Bowl” All You Want

If you were thinking that someone should have trademarked the terms “Harbowl” or “The Harbaugh Bowl,” you’re a little late to the party. Someone got that bright idea last year, when the possibility of a the San Francisco 49ers (coached by Jim Harbaugh) and the Baltimore Ravens (coached by John Harbaugh) were potential opponents, before […]

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Boston Nanny Charged In Infant’s Death, Case Evokes Memories Of Louise Woodward Case

Boston Nanny Charged In Infant’s Death, Case Evokes Memories Of Louise Woodward Case

From The Boston Globe: Aisling McCarthy Brady, 34, is accused of assaulting the child on Jan. 14 and inflicting severe head injuries, District Attorney Gerard T. Leone Jr.’s office said in a statement. The child, whom authorities did not identify, died at Boston Children’s Hospital two days after the alleged assault. “This is an extremely […]

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About Those Bangs…

“To address the most significant event of the weekend, I love her bangs,” President Obama said. “She looks good. She always looks good.” He’s her husband, and he’s obviously well-trained, because that’s exactly what he’s supposed to say. Call me old-fashioned, but I’m still of the mind that bangs are still the province of younger […]

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The Journal News Removes It’s New York Gun Owner Database

Well this is interesting… (CNN) — A New York newspaper removed an interactive map from its website following a public outcry over the revealing of names and addresses of handgun permit holders in Westchester and Rockland counties, the publisher said Friday. The newspaper last month defended the online information culled from public records, but The […]

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Reductio Ad Absurdum

From Brietbart editor Ben Shapiro’s appearance on Piers Morgan’s barely seen CNN show last week: MORGAN: You genuinely believe your own government is going to turn on you in a way that you require an AR-15 to challenge them? You really believe that will happen in modern-day America? Is that what you think? SHAPIRO: They […]

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Chicago’s $22.5 Million Payout To A Gang Rape Victim Is Probably A Bargain

They’re paying that astronomical amount because the Chicago Police Department arrested Christina Eilman at Midway Airport in 2006 as she had a bipolar meltdown, held her overnight before releasing her into a high-crime area of Chicago where she was gang raped then thrown out of a seventh floor window. (AP) CHICAGO – The parents of […]

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