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Calif. concealed weapon law tossed by fed appeals court on 2nd Amendment grounds

February 14, 2014
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Interesting….

A divided federal appeals court on Thursday struck down California’s concealed weapons rules, saying they violate the Second Amendment right to bear arms.

More via Calif. concealed weapon law tossed by fed appeals court | Fox News.

#Fail: Biden to be first guest for Meyers’ ‘Late Night’ debut

February 13, 2014
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Is this supposed to be a big get or something? Who cares?

Vice President Joe Biden will be the opening guest for Seth Meyers’ debut as “Late Night” host.

Biden’s office says he’ll appear on the February 24 premiere, as Meyers replaces Jimmy Fallon on the NBC show.

via CNN Political Ticker –...

NY GOP County Chair Robert Krahulik resigns over “wee wee” pic controversy

February 12, 2014
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A miniature Weiner, anyone??

Krahulik, 48, has not said who he sent them to but his 26-year-old girlfriend’s friend wrote a ‘warning’ to him on Facebook
The friend wrote: ‘It’s probably a really good idea if you are in politics to (not) take pictures of your weewee and send it to...

Federal Judge rules Kentucky must recognize same-sex marriages

February 12, 2014
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It won’t be long before states have no independence at all.

A federal judge ruled Wednesday that Kentucky’s denial of recognition for same-sex marriages violates the U.S. Constitution’s guarantee of equal protection under the law.

The issue was brought to the court by four same-sex couples validly married outside of the...

Olympic Skier Jackie Chamoun, 22, in Topless Image Scandal in Lebanon

February 12, 2014
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What’s not to like?

Lebanon has long been known as the most liberal Arab country in the Middle East, many of its women unafraid of baring the kind of flesh that would invite scorn and outrage elsewhere in the region. But it remains conservative, at least by western standards, and topless images...

Alabama Dem Rep. Alvin Holmes Says He Doesn’t Like Justice Clarence Thomas Because “He’s Married To A White Woman”

February 12, 2014
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Hmm. And the walk back has already begun, not that he’s helping himself much.

A reporter (Mary Sell) from the Daily Times tweeted this comment made by Alabama Dem Rep. Alvin Holmes who is black on the state house floor:

via Weasel Zippers.

Is Erick Erickson A Fool, or Brain Damaged?

February 12, 2014
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Via the Daily Caller: via ‘Shameless whores': Erick Erickson explodes over media’s indifference to Obama’s overreach | The Daily Caller.

One week Erick Erickson is a self-professed, high-minded moralist attempting to lecture women on abortion law; the next he’s trolling the gutter with references to whores, erections and making “cocktail” puns. And the worst...

SCF Targets Boehner Over GOP’s debt ceiling surrender

February 11, 2014
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Politico is calling it a surrender:

Less than three years ago, House Speaker John Boehner boldly demanded “trillions” in spending cuts in exchange for raising the national borrowing limit.

“Let me be as clear as I can be,” Boehner told the Economic Club of New York in May 2011. “Without significant spending...

Why Obama shares the blame for blocking immigration reform

February 11, 2014
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Via Geoff Holtzman, posting at Rare. Link below.

As usual, the trendy group-think narrative in Washington is that House Speaker John Boehner is singlehandedly blocking immigration reform by not committing to a vote anytime soon, but President Obama is the real antagonist on the immigration front.

It’s easy to see why Democrats and...

Will Demographics Really Destroy GOP? Nah!

February 11, 2014
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Sean Trende at RCP may even agree with some of the hawkish closeted progressives – I mean, GOP reformers but he handily takes apart the arguments of people like Peter Wehner. The rest at link below.

I think the sorts of programs that reformers within the party advocate might be good...

Oklahoma restaurant owner says doesn’t want ‘f*ggot, freak’ customers

February 8, 2014
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Oh, Lord – they are going to get this guy. Such intolerance will not be tolerated!!

A restaurant in Enid is getting heat after one of its patrons posted a pretty strong message on social media about discrimination.

The restaurant and bar has been open for more than four decades and carries...

Senator Roberts Races to … Make a Home, in Kansas

February 7, 2014
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This represents everything that’s wrong with Washington.

“He calls it home,” said Jerald Miller, a retiree. “But I’ve been here since ’77, and I’ve only seen him twice.”

The 77-year-old senator went to Congress in 1981 and became a fixture: a member of the elite Alfalfa Club and the chairman of the Senate...

Virginia Bill to Decriminalize Sex Outside of Marriage Stalls

February 6, 2014
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An antiquated state law that makes it a crime to have sex outside of marriage remains on the books after an effort to decriminalize it failed to move out of a House subcommittee Wednesday.

HB914 would repeal the state statute that classifies it as a misdemeanor for “any unmarried person to voluntarily...

Tom Sizemore: Liz Hurley and Bill Clinton ‘affair’ was all made up

February 6, 2014
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Speaking to The Huffington Post, Sizemore said: “No it’s not true. I was never at the White House and I never met Bill Clinton. I’ve never been to the White House to meet any president.

“I have never known Bill Clinton to know Miss Hurley.”

He added: “I’m not denying that I said...

Police captain Curtis Reeves who shot dead moviegoer over texting: ‘I can’t believe what I’ve done’

February 5, 2014
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A Tampa, Florida police captain exclaimed ‘I can’t believe what I’ve done’ after fatally shooting a fellow moviegoer because he was texting, a witness said.

Alan Hamilton, a Sumter County cop, was inside the West Chapel screening of Lone Survivor and watched as 71-year-old police officer Curtis Reeves shot dead 43-year-old...

From Today’s Headlines: Walmart vs. Wellesley Women, You Be The Judge

February 5, 2014
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So, some pervert exposed himself to a woman in a California Walmart, which got him promptly smacked in his manly bits, causing him to flee.

A man pretending to be a Walmart employee exposed himself to a female shopper who “immediately reacted by striking the Suspect in his exposed genitals,” California...

Sandra Fluke out of congressional race, to run for state Senate instead

February 5, 2014
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Sandra Fluke, the contraception activist who shot from obscurity to the national spotlight in 2012 when she argued that her Catholic law school should be required to provide birth control to female students for free, said Wednesday that she’s decided not to run for Congress in California.

Fluke will run...

Clay Aiken Running Against NC Rep. Renee Ellmers (R)

February 5, 2014
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Former American Idol runner-up Clay Aiken officially announced his candidacy for Congress Wednesday.

In a video filmed in his childhood home Aiken, 35, shared difficult stories from his past, including an abusive father, and explained how they have inspired him to run for political office.

via News: VIDEO: Clay Aiken Officially Announces Run for Congress...

UN demands Vatican “immediately remove” clergy accused of child abuse and turn them over to civil authorities

February 5, 2014
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A United Nations human rights committee has made an unprecedented demand that the Vatican “immediately remove” all clergy accused of child abuse and turn them over to civil authorities.

In its response to the report, the Vatican accused the U.N. of interfering with church teachings on the dignity of human...

Bridge scandal: Bridget Kelly refuses to turn over subpoenaed documents

February 4, 2014
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Bridget Anne Kelly, considered a crucial figure in unraveling the George Washington Bridge lane closures, is refusing to produce documents and information requested under subpoena by the state legislative committee investigating the controversy, The Star-Ledger has learned.

via Bridge scandal: Bridget Kelly refuses to turn over documents subpoenaed by legislative...

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