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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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Ted Cruz's New Campaign Slogan: "Jesus loves you, but I'm his favorite." - cwill
[quote]Invocations of the Almighty have long been a normal and harmless part of American political rhetoric. Even Barack Obama, whom many people continue to believe is a Muslim rather than a Christian, ends his speeches, "God bless you, and God bless the United States of America." But Cruz takes ...
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The Conservatarian Manifesto by Charles CW Cooke - cwill
Interview with ReasonTV: [link=(http://reason.com/reasontv/2015/03/23/conservatarian )]LINK[/link] [quote]"I think the 'conservatarian' term is not a linguistic trick, it is a substantive attempt to describe a certain coterie on the right," explains Charles C. W. Cooke, a writer for National Rev...
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From NYT: In College and Hiding From Scary Ideas - cwill
Couple of weeks ago I posted a link to the article about the girl stealing the abortion sign and defending it as her right not to be offended: [link=(http://www.tigerdroppings.com/rant/p/55973494/i-bet-this-young-woman-wrote-iamcharliehebdo-on-her-twitter-or-fb/)]LINK[/link] Now the NYT has an o...
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Rep. Aaron Schock (R) Resigns office - cwill
[quote]It's a remarkably swift fall from grace for the youngest member of Congress, whose status as an adventurous, fit, fashionable next-gen Republican collapsed over the last few months amidst revelation after revelation about his profligate spending habits and megalomania. He redecorated his offi...
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I bet this young woman wrote #Iamcharliehebdo on her twitter or FB - cwill
Then she encountered speech that conflicted with her POV, her sensibilities on abortion and was like "frick that shit": [quote]“All I’d like to say about why I decided to actually take the sign from him is I realized it was his property, but it was a piece of paper. I considered the sign obscene a...
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Who gets second chances racist chanters or football players that punch women? - cwill
[quote]University of Oklahoma President David Boren expelled two students for racist chanting, ostensibly because the school has an unofficial zero tolerance policy on racism. But Boren had plenty of tolerance for OU football players who committed violence against women and were allowed, not merely ...
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More cops having fun: Beat one of their own then try to bully him into silence - cwill
[quote]It was bad enough that a man crashed his car into Aaron Shelton's yard. It was even worse when the Hamilton County, Tennessee, deputies pursuing that man tackled Shelton to the ground and beat him with their batons even as he and his wife tried to explain that, not only was Shelton the not th...
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Is the War on Drugs classist (which can appear a little racist)? - cwill
[quote]An interesting video interview from Brave New Films features former Drug Enforcement Administration agent and federal marshal Matthew Fogg, speaking from his experience about the class and race aspects of how the drug war is fought. An excerpt from what he said on camera: "When...we wer...
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Keystone XL: It's becoming hilarious - cwill
Check out this vid from a bunch of b-list celebrities bemoaning the "tar sands" and Keystone: [link=(http://fuelfix.com/blog/2015/02/26/celebrities-line-up-to-blast-keystone-xl/)]LINK[/link] But them trains is OK!...
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Venezuela uses "F word" to discredit fracking - cwill
[quote](Reuters) - Venezuela is not mincing words with a new exhibition titled "F---ing Fracking" that denounces the environmental toll of hydraulic fracturing in the United States. "Today at 4pm .... Inauguration of the educational exhibit #frickingFracking ... Don't miss it," ruling Socialist Pa...
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‘Jihadi John’ in ISIS Videos Is Identified as Mohammed Emwazi of London - cwill
[quote]Mr. Emwazi, 26, grew up in a trim housing estate on Lancefield Street in West London and graduated from the University of Westminster with a degree in computer programming.[/quote] [quote]Mr. Emwazi apparently was set on the path to radicalization after being detained by the authorities on...
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Trains preferable to Keystone? Yes, if you like $4B in losses and dead people. - cwill
[quote]BILLINGS, Mont. — The federal government predicts that trains hauling crude oil or ethanol will derail an average of 10 times a year over the next two decades, causing more than $4 billion in damage and possibly killing hundreds of people if an accident happens in a densely populated part of ...
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Venezuela is going to implode then explode... - cwill
[quote]CARACAS, Venezuela — For a glimpse into Venezuela’s economic disarray, slip into a travel agency here and book a round-trip flight to Maracaibo, on the other side of the country, for just $16. Need a book to read on the plane? For those with hard currency, a new copy of “50 Shades of Grey” go...
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Scenes from Daily Life Inside ISIS-Controlled Mosul - cwill
[quote]As ISIS continues to ravage large swaths of Syria and Iraq, it’s increasingly difficult for unfiltered news to make its way to Western audiences. Vanityfair.com received this dispatch from a Syrian who traveled to Mosul to capture images. To protect this individual’s security in an area where...
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Rand Paul's wife v. Scott Walker's - cwill
Not even close. Walkers wife is like 12 yrs older than him and a whale. [img]http://bloximages.chicago2.vip.townnews.com/host.madison.com/content/tncms/assets/v3/editorial/6/79/679e9e9c-951f-11e0-af04-001cc4c002e0/4df50159e1e49.preview-300.jpg[/img] [img]http://www.newsmax.com/CMSPages/GetFil...
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