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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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Obama Administration Opens Door to Atlantic Drilling - cwill
[quote]Sources who have been tracking the issue said they expect the administration’s draft to keep some of the mid- and south-Atlantic on the table, paving the way for possible offshore lease sales beginning as early as 2017. But Atlantic waters near Florida, Delaware and Maryland are not expected ...
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Justin Amash votes "Present" on Keystone bill provides reasoning - cwill
[quote]I voted present on H R 3, Northern Route Approval Act. The Keystone XL pipeline is a private project owned by TransCanada Corporation. This bill improperly exempts TransCanada Corporation—and no other company—from laws that require pipeline owners and operators to obtain certain government pe...
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Another cop beat down of a citizen for "not complying" - cwill
[link=(http://hw-mobile.worldstarhiphop.com/u/vid/2014/12/54Tpp9C0Omrr_mobile.mp4)]LINK[/link] And it seems the media instantly are made aware of the victims past. Luckily, the victim didn't have a preexisting medical condition so he lived....
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Did Graves send Edwards into permanent retirement? - cwill
Sparing us natives from additional shame?...
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NYPD Cop Shoots Unarmed Man, Texts Union Rep Instead of Calling for Help - cwill
[quote]Rookie NYPD cop Peter Liang texted his union representative and was "incommunicado for more than six and a half minutes" as Akai Gurley, the unarmed man he shot in the stairwell of a Brooklyn housing project, lay dying. Liang had been holding his gun in one hand and a flashlight in the oth...
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