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Jefferson-Jackson Dinner Renaming - OleWar
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/08/09/us/jefferson-jackson-dinner-will-be-renamed.html?ribbon-ad-idx=9&rref=us&module=Ribbon&version=context&region=Header&action=click&contentCollection=U.S.&pgtype=article So the "Democrats" continue to disown the founders of their party. At this point, the "Democ...
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Nobel Laureate resigns after stating obvious - OleWar
"Let me tell you about my trouble with girls. Three things happen when they are in the lab: You fall in love with them, they fall in love with you, and when you criticize them they cry." Tim Hunt http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-33090022...
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Algiers pastor faces attempted manslaughter for shooting copper thieves - OleWar
http://www.nola.com/crime/index.ssf/2015/06/algiers_pastor_shoots_copper_t.html This guy should be getting a medal not prosecution by the DA. I guess New Orleans Law and Order gets mad when citizens do their job for them....
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Response from Americans for Tax Reform - OleWar
June 8, 2015 Dear Representative Robideaux, Thank you for the letter you sent Sunday night by fax to Americans for Tax Reform (ATR). You suggest that politicians should take credit for tax cuts passed by previous legislatures. That would allow tax and spending politicians to hike taxes every t...
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Woman forced into car and raped on Canal Street - OleWar
[quote]A 24-year-old woman was forced into a vehicle and sexually assaulted early Wednesday morning (May 27) on Canal Street near St. Charles Avenue, one of two aggravated rapes reported by New Orleans police in 15 hours.[/quote] I'm sure the apologists will be here to say these things happen in ...
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U.S. Military spent over $12 million dollars per Ebola patient. - OleWar
[quote]But after spending hundreds of millions of dollars and deploying nearly 3,000 troops to build Ebola treatment centers, the United States ended up creating facilities that have largely sat empty: Only 28 Ebola patients have been treated at the 11 treatment units built by the United States mili...
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Has anyone been to n:eaux in Bywater? - OleWar
[quote]The first thing to "kneaux" about n:eaux is that you don't make a reservation with it; it makes a reservation with you. Prospective diners fill out a short web form (which asks for links to their Twitter, Tumblr and other social media accounts). If their application to dine is accepted, a tim...
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Bobby Jindal to travel to Israel next fall with Tony Perkins' group - OleWar
http://www.nola.com/politics/index.ssf/2015/02/bobby_jindal_israel_tony_perki.html#incart_river At this point Jindal should just resign....
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Rob Maness vs John Fleming - OleWar
I saw this article on the Gambit web page- any thoughts on its validity. Especially the part about Vitter supporting Maness. http://www.bestofneworleans.com/gambit/beefing-with-the-king/Content?oid=2565051...
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Tulane Student escapes knife attack near campus - OleWar
Are the natives getting more restless, or was this something else? http://www.nola.com/crime/index.ssf/2014/10/tulane_university_student_esca.html#incart_most-comments [quote]The victim, whose age and gender were not provided in a crime bulletin, was walking on Oak Street near the corner of Pi...
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Senator Jeff Sessions is my hero for today - OleWar
http://www.nationalreview.com/article/387726/dont-give-masters-universe-their-amnesty-jeff-sessions?splash= [quote]Tonight I would like to talk about the influence of special interests on our nation’s immigration system. How did we get to the point where elected officials, activist groups, the ...
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Italy: US Paratroopers Held over Pregnant Woman's Rape in Vicenza - OleWar
I'm glad to see the Army's sexual assault training working along with our soldier diplomats improving our relations with NATO members during the current crisis in Eastern Europe. http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/us-paratroopers-held-over-pregnant-womans-rape-italy-1458328...
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Americans capture California - OleWar
[IMG]http://i61.tinypic.com/24enwjl.jpg[/IMG] TO THE INHABITANTS OF CALIFORNIA The central government of Mexico having commenced hostilities against the United States of America, by invading its territory and attacking the troops of the United States stationed on the north side of the Rio Grande...
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31st Marine Expeditionary Unit Commander steps down. Why? - OleWar
First link is Marine Corps Times, They say. [quote]“pattern of intemperate behavior and language"[/quote] Second link is Military Corruption.com, they have a more interesting story. [quote]"At a party thrown by his headquarters staff, Merna, who was a bit tipsy, told one of his staff office...
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War, USAID, and a racket - OleWar
Yesterday there was a thread concerning AIPAC lobbying against Rand Paul's attack on foreign aid for the Palestinian Authority. Article today about where your tax dollars are going when it comes to foreign aid. As Eikenberry says in the article, warning it may bring a tear to your eye. htt...
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Denim Day- Department of Defense - OleWar
http://www.army.mil/article/78170/ How many of you will be celebrating Denim Day with the rest of your Armed Forces? My understanding is this is a DoD wide initiative....
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Unitarianism and America - OleWar
This is sort of spinoff from the Declaration of Independence thread which was about to degenerate into a Christian Values of the country argument. I have a serious question about the whole Christian nation thing. It seems one of the dominant religious movements that inspired the Declaration of...
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Samuel Adams- The Gheys or the Irish - OleWar
http://www.forbes.com/sites/natalierobehmed/2014/03/14/sam-adams-pulls-out-of-st-patricks-parade-over-gay-exclusion/ Reading this I can't help but think what Samuel Adams would be say about this, maybe something like this. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5XB_CrmdPOE&list=PL45E83E04838021FE...
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A National Emergency since Thursday - OleWar
http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2014/03/06/executive-order-blocking-property-certain-persons-contributing-situation Maybe German, or Ukrainian, but I missed this. [quote] ...an unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security and foreign policy of the United States, and I...
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Hillary Clinton’s Ukraine – and 2016 – problem - OleWar
IMHO the real screw up from this White House was its insistence on focusing on the New START treaty as part of the "reset", reseting to open LOCs into Afghanistan was one thing and it was in our interest. But this administration walked away from Ukraine and Georgia for New Start. I don't know wh...
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