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Sarasota GOP to honor Ted Cruz as ‘Statesman of the Year’

January 7, 2014
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The Sarasota GOP has named Sen. Ted Cruz as its “Statesman of the Year” and will honor him on Feb. 20, according to a release.

Cruz follows past recipients Sean Hannity, Donald Trump and Haley Barbour.

via Sarasota GOP to honor Ted Cruz to be honored as ‘Statesman of the Year’ |...

Republican Jason Smith easily wins 8th District congressional race

June 5, 2013
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Conservative Republican state Rep. Jason Smith, whose steep rise in Jefferson City coincided with Missouri’s sharp political move rightward, is headed for Congress.

Smith, 32, of Salem, easily won Tuesday’s special election for the vacant 8th Congressional district seat in southeastern Missouri, beating fellow state Rep. Steve Hodges, D-East Prairie, by a...

Julie Hermann and Rutgers Sports Lunacy

May 26, 2013
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This is ridiculous on so many levels. I don’t abide the former players witch hunt against Julie Hermann, nor am I bothered by a 20 year-old wedding video some gal used to sue her former school after she was fired. You can check out all the details at link below and...

Grant Acord, 17 planned to attack his school with bombs

May 25, 2013
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An Oregon high school student is being charged with attempted murder after the authorities say he planned to attack his high school with bombs.The student, 17-year-old Grant Acord, was taken to a juvenile jail Thursday night after police received a tip that the youth was making a bomb to blow up...

Jonas Brothers’ Joe Jonas volunteering in Moore with Convoy of Hope

May 25, 2013
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Joe Jonas of the Jonas Brothers will be helping to distribute supplies with Convoy of Hope, an organization he and brothers Nick and Kevin have been affiliated with since 2009. In addition, Jonas will be helping debris removal crews throughout the day. The Jonas Brothers’ Change For the Children Foundation has...

Vintage Apple computer auctioned off for $668,000

May 25, 2013
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An auctioneer says one of Apple’s first computers — a functioning 1976 model — has been sold for a record 516,000 euros ($668,000).

via Vintage Apple computer auctioned off for $668,000 | wivb.com.

I-5 Bridge collapse caused by over-sized truck hitting span

May 24, 2013
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The collision of a trucks excessively tall load with an overhead girder triggered the collapse of an Interstate-5 bridge over the Skagit River and send two vehicles plummeting into the icy river 50-feet below, Washington State Patrol Chief John Batiste said Friday.

via Bridge collapse caused by trucks tall load...

USGS 5.7 earthquake strikes north of Sacramento

May 24, 2013
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A 5.7 earthquake struck near this small town northeast of Chico at 8:47 p.m. Thursday, according to the United States Geological Service.

The quake was felt as far south as Lodi, Stockton and even Oakley. The USGS reported a 3.5 magnitude aftershock struck around 8:55 p.m. and a 2.6 magnitude aftershock at...

WA State: I-5 bridge collapses over Skagit River, at least 2 cars in water

May 23, 2013
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Update: Photo here.

Developing, as they say….

The Skagit Valley Herald reports an I-5 bridge over the Skagit River has collapsed and at least two cars with people inside are in the water.

The State Patrol is reporting that cars and some people are in the Skagit River this evening, and authorities are halting...

Jeb Bush Pens Immigration Reform Op-Ed For … HuffPo??

May 23, 2013
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Really? Why on Earth would he think he needed to do this at the Huffington Post?

Stick a fork in him. He’s done!

Why We Need Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Posted: 05/22/2013 8:20 am

As Governor of Florida, I had a front row seat to the immigration debate for years. As a husband and father in...

Homeless Woman To Anthony Weiner: “Stop … texting, and stay off instagram”

May 23, 2013
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Hahahahahahahaha

The politician’s scandal-plagued past was on the mind of just about everyone he met today, even a homeless woman.

Lori Coad asked Weiner to help homeless New Yorkers like herself, and then yelled: “Stop going online and texting and stuff, man! I ain’t worried about you, that’s your business, just stay off...

Shameful: Jennifer Aniston in underwear, bares toned body in ‘We’re the Millers’ trailer

May 23, 2013
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For the record, I denounce the gratuitous partial nudity and so obviously sexist photos displayed below.

Jen takes it off.

Jennifer Aniston ditched her Hollywood girl next door persona to play a stripper in one of her hottest and raciest roles to date in the upcoming comedy “We’re the Millers.”

via Jennifer Aniston strips down  NY...

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