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Not only does the avg Zimbabwen not care about Cecil, he's happy Cecil is dead - cwill
[quote]Winston-Salem, N.C. — MY mind was absorbed by the biochemistry of gene editing when the text messages and Facebook posts distracted me. So sorry about Cecil. Did Cecil live near your place in Zimbabwe? Cecil who? I wondered. When I turned on the news and discovered that the messages ...
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Most Trophy lions are captive bread and killed in canned hunts - cwill
The whole Cecil thing is not a big deal to me. However, I've always had a negative view of trophy hunting - especially predator trophy hunting. And now I really don't understand the interest in killing basically a zoo lion on an enclosed ranch: [quote]As a big-game target, Cecil was unusual in s...
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Influential Study supporting the idea of a "Campus Rape Culture" questioned - cwill
[quote]The public debate over the extent and causes of the campus sexual assault crisis is fraught with misleading information. The previously acclaimed work of psychologist David Lisak deserves that distinction as well. The federal government, universities, and members of Congress have all used ...
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Scott Walker on Marijuana Legalization and Federalism - Confusion - cwill
[quote]Host: In 30 second, would your Justice Department go after Colorado for legalized marijuana sales? Walker: For me I think that should be a state issue, but I also think that you can't ignore the laws. And until the federal government changes the laws, you don't get to pick and choose in a ...
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Interesting article on Roof...shows the complexity of a person - cwill
Like any human he's more complex than the racist headline he will now bear (rightfully so) forever . Doesn't appear to be a life-long racist or come from a family or racist, separatists. Definitely a troubled person, from a broken home, who appears to have latched onto racism at the end on his own...
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Report on the War on Terror and the Gov will put you on a watch list - cwill
[quote]Over six years, filmmaker Laura Poitras was searched, interrogated and detained more than 50 times at U.S. and foreign airports. When she asked why, U.S. agencies wouldn’t say. Now, after receiving no response to her Freedom of Information Act requests for documents pertaining to her sy...
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Cops kill unarmed man, settle case with tax payer money then try to hide video - cwill
[quote]In 2013, the city of Gardena, Calif., paid out a $4.7 million settlement over the fatal police shooting of Diaz Zeferino, who was unarmed at the time and had been mistakenly suspected by police of stealing a bike when they were actually helping their friend look for his stolen bike. Since th...
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Deltron 3000/Del The Funky Homosapien - cwill
Greatest alt rapper ever?...
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Sorry to disturb your flag anger orgy, but the Freddie Gray autopsy was leaked - cwill
[quote]Feddie Gray suffered a single "high-energy injury" — like those seen in shallow-water diving incidents — most likely caused when the police van in which he was riding suddenly decelerated, according to a copy of the autopsy report obtained by The Baltimore Sun. The state medical examiner's...
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Website with pics of Roof and racist screeds/explantion - cwill
[quote]COLUMBIA, S.C. — A website with a white supremacist manifesto features dozens of photos of Dylann Storm Roof, the man accused of killing nine people at a church in Charleston, S.C., posing with weapons, burning an American flag and visiting Southern historic sites and Confederate soldiers’ gr...
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What if Pearl Harbor happened and nobody noticed? (Chinese Cyber-breach) - cwill
[quote]Last week, while people were going on about the white woman who posed as black to get an NAACP job, Hillary Clinton's (latest) campaign relaunch and President Obama's trade-bill debacle in the House, a much bigger story slipped by with much less hoopla: the successful seizure of a vast trove ...
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DOJ going after commenters on a Reason article about Silk Road verdict- subpeona - cwill
[quote]The United States Department of Justice is using federal grand jury subpoenas to identify anonymous commenters engaged in typical internet bluster and hyperbole in connection with the Silk Road prosecution. DOJ is targeting Reason.com, a leading libertarian website whose clever writing is ecl...
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NYT - Revisiting Ehrlich and the Population Bomb - cwill
There was recently a vid on the website interviewing former Ehrlich Acolytes who sorta called him out for being wrong and an interview with Ehrlich who still claims he was right. Hilarious! Just another example of how so few people possess the ability to admit they were wrong. Anyway, the NYT had ...
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"Hello, I'm Dick from the Internet" - cwill
[img]https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CG5EOglVAAE03ll.jpg[/img]...
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Edward Snowden Editorial in NYT - cwill
[img]http://static01.nyt.com/images/2015/06/05/opinion/05surveilWeb/05surveilWeb-master315.jpg[/img] [quote]MOSCOW — TWO years ago today, three journalists and I worked nervously in a Hong Kong hotel room, waiting to see how the world would react to the revelation that the National Security Agenc...
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Then Mattress Girl made a porn... - cwill
Really: [quote]Emma Sulkowicz, the Columbia University student (now graduate) who carried her mattress everywhere as both a protest against her alleged rapist and as an art project for course credit, recently appeared in a pornographic art film titled “Ceci N'est Pas Un Viol,” which means “This i...
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Appears ole Denny Hastert diddled a boy. - cwill
[quote]WASHINGTON — J. Dennis Hastert, the former speaker of the House of Representatives, was paying a man to not say publicly that Mr. Hastert had sexually abused him decades ago, according to two people briefed on the evidence uncovered in an F.B.I. investigation into the payments.[/quote] [li...
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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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