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Dan Carlin's Hardcore History Podcast - cwill
For history buffs, I highly recommend. I'm listening to his 4 part series The Wrath of The Khans about the Mongol Empire. It's fantastic - more in depth than I've ever heard, read before....
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Scott Walker won't stand with Rand - cwill
[quote]Likely 2016 presidential candidate Scott Walker said on Wednesday that if he were in the Senate, he would not have supported Rand Paul's protest against the reauthorization of the Patriot Act and the the NSA's domestic surveillance programs.[/quote] [link=(http://www.buzzfeed.com/ilanbenme...
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Where is Scott Walker on the Patriot Act and meta-data collection? - cwill
All I could find was a Bloomberg article which provided: [quote]Neither former Florida Governor Jeb Bush nor Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has taken a position on the program, which began under Bush’s brother, former President George W. Bush.[/quote] And then a blurb on the freeper site whic...
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Sometimes Mark Jackson sounds like this guy when he's trying to be dramatic - cwill
[img]http://s.orzzzz.com/news/90/c1/53ce5bf03b73b.jpg[/img]...
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Duke prof scolded for racially insensitive remarks... - cwill
The remark: [quote]This editorial is what is wrong. The Democrats are an alliance of Westchester and Harlem, of Montgomery County and intercity Baltimore. Westchester and Montgomery get a Citigroup asset stimulus policy that triples the market. The blacks get a decline in wages after inflation. ...
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Rand poses a good question that the media should ask Hillary..... - cwill
[quote]CHUCK TODD: Let me start with-- the issue that got brought up by governor-- essentially by some-- with Governor Bush this week, and it's the war in Iraq. Are you satisfied after Governor Bush's sort of fourth answer on this, saying that he wouldn't have gone into the war in Iraq, knowing w...
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Offended Nation strikes again - Under Armor t-shirt! - cwill
[quote]Under Armour said Saturday it had stopped selling a shirt displaying a silhouette of basketball players hoisting up a hoop stanchion after its similarities to a famous U.S. war memorial statue caused some to say they were offended by it.[/quote] [img]http://a4.espncdn.com/combiner/i?img=%2...
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Cops kill an autistic drunk in custody...head trauma - cwill
[quote]But video has been released of the incident in which a very drunk David Dehmann, a 33-year-old autistic man, is slammed to the ground by Deputy Chase Wright in Mount Vernon, Ohio, hard enough to cause a head trauma injury that killed him two days later.[/quote] [quote]After a series of wha...
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NYT Editorial: Free Speech vs. Hate Speech - cwill
[quote]There is no question that images ridiculing religion, however offensive they may be to believers, qualify as protected free speech in the United States and most Western democracies. There is also no question that however offensive the images, they do not justify murder, and that it is incumbe...
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Baltimore Cops: They have more rights than you. - cwill
[quote]That's far from the only instance of the cops' self-protectiveness. The entire investigation into Gray's death seems to be a giant exercise in arse covering, aided by what the ACLU calls one of the country's most extreme "law enforcement officers bill of rights."[/quote] [quote]One reason...
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Interesting spin on individual entitlement spending as corporate welfare - cwill
[quote]That failure has had deep and perverse repercussions, extending beyond harming low-wage workers. As a recent report in The Times by Patricia Cohen explained, when work does not pay workers enough to get by, they are forced to rely on public assistance programs, mainly Medicaid, food stamps an...
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Tesla expands into Home Battery Biz - cwill
[quote]“We are talking about trying to change the fundamental energy infrastructure of the world,” Musk said as he introduced a line of Tesla Energy home and commercial batteries. The first product will be a $3,500 Tesla Powerwall, which will store 10 kilowatt-hours, which could supply much of a ...
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Student Accused of Rape By 'Mattress Girl' Sues Columbia U. - cwill
He's flipping the script and suing Columbia under Title IX, but more importantly it looks like Mattress Girl may have fabricated the whole thing: [quote]There were reasons to doubt Sulkowicz's claims. Reason contributor Cathy Young outlined some of them in a detailed piece for The Daily Beast. Pe...
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College Encourages Lively Exchange Of Idea - cwill
[quote]BOSTON—Saying that such a dialogue was essential to the college’s academic mission, Trescott University president Kevin Abrams confirmed Monday that the school encourages a lively exchange of one idea. “As an institution of higher learning, we recognize that it’s inevitable that certain conte...
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Texas Cop Knocks Woman Unconscious in Front of 6-Year-Old Daughter - cwill
[quote]A cop in Round Rock, Texas, was caught on video slamming Viviana Keith, a DUI suspect, to the ground and knocking her unconscious in front of her 6-year-old daughter. Watch the video, via USA Today, below:[/quote] [link=(http://reason.com/blog/2015/04/23/texas-cop-knocks-woman-unconsciou...
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Regarding "Police Interactions" and Race - See: Tampa Bike Laws - cwill
[quote]Police have far too many petty reasons to interfere with our free movement through the world, and this fact has a noticeable crushing effect particularly on the lives of the less-well-to-do. This is something I've lamented at length here before. Out of Tampa this week some vivid stories on...
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State says taking of pot activists son, is in the best interest of the child - cwill
[quote]Yesterday Shona Banda, the Kansas medical marijuana activist whose home was searched after her 11-year-old son challenged anti-pot propaganda at school, failed to regain custody of the boy, who is now under the control of Child Protective Services (CPS). "I am not giving up," Banda said after...
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TX legislature set to override local fracking ban - cwill
Earlier this year Denton banned fracking....the TX legislatures response was to pass a bill overriding and preventing local bans: [quote]AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Legislature is poised to take a major step toward wiping out a highly-publicized local ban on hydraulic fracturing approved by a ...
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Louisiana prosecutor offices, a toxic culture of death and invincibility - cwill
[quote]A couple of years ago, I wrote about the ongoing problem of prosecutor misconduct, using Louisiana as the poster state to explain why even egregious misconduct not only isn’t punished but also is often incentivized. The story began with an interview with John Thompson, a man wrongly convicted...
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