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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...

The 10 Undeniable Facts About the Woody Allen Sexual-Abuse Allegation

February 8, 2014
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Complete details at link below.

1.   Mia never went to the police about the allegation of sexual abuse. Her lawyer told her on August 5, 1992, to take the seven-year-old Dylan to a pediatrician, who was bound by law to report Dylan’s story of sexual violation to law...

The scathing 33-page decision from the presiding judge in Woody Allen’s 1992 custody suit against Mia Farrow

February 8, 2014
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In pdf: The scathing 33-page decision from the presiding judge in Woody Allen’s 1992 custody suit against Mia Farrow.

The Guilt of Woody Allen: Why is the NYTs allowing him to smear his victim?

February 8, 2014
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A review of some pertinent facts by Tom Maguire below. What’s most shameful is that, under any normal circumstances, Woody Allen would not be allowed to publicly attack the alleged victim of his sexual abuse as he is. Shame on the New York Times, as if they needed any more...

Denver Woman Kristen Smith Faked Pregnancy Before Stealing Step-Sister’s Newborn

February 8, 2014
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A Denver woman faked her pregnancy before snatching her step-sister’s 5-day-old newborn while his parents slept in their Wisconsin home, federal prosecutors say.

It’s a bizarre twist in a kidnapping case that sent dozens of federal, state and local officers scrambling across three states to find baby Kayden Powell.

via  - NBC News.com.

Oh, geez! Workers Allegedly Ran “Fight Club” for the Developmentally Disabled

February 8, 2014
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If I say anything it would be too politically incorrect and I’d get in trouble. So, I’m not going to say anything, thereby avoiding spending the afternoon fighting with a bunch of retards!!

Still and all, this is just so not okay!

Four workers at a group home allegedly encouraged a person with...

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...

Parents Randall and Mary Vaughn force Alexa Linboom, 5 to drink grape soda until she died

February 8, 2014
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My God. Can’t we just put these people down?

How tragic and despicable, especially given her apparent suffering.

Five-year-old Alexa Linboom drank one of her step-mother’s grape...

Leonard Nimoy diagnosed with lung disease

February 8, 2014
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Leonard Nimoy isn’t letting a health battle stop him from enjoying his life.

The “Star Trek” actor recently revealed on Twitter that he’s been diagnosed with COPD, or chronic lung disease. (The COPD stands for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.)

What is COPD?

“I quit smoking 30 years ago. Not soon enough. I have COPD....

Frat Bro Noah McCall, 19, Busted For Urinating On Cop’s Head

February 8, 2014
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It’s a wonder he doesn’t appear to have taken a beating. So much for education in America today.

When police arrived to break up a raucous 3:20 AM frat house party Sunday, an upstate New York man allegedly decided that it was the opportune moment to urinate directly down onto a cop...

Dylan Farrow hits back at Woody Allen, denies Mia Farrow brainwashed her

February 8, 2014
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That didn’t take long. My first thought upon seeing what Woody Allen did was, is that the act of a genuinely loving father? He looks more like someone trying to salvage his honors, awards and reputation than a loving father in my opinion.

“I have never wavered in describing...

Tacoma teacher Meredith Powell, 24 charged for classroom sex with male students

February 8, 2014
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Below appears to be the clearest account of the charges. She doesn’t seem to be disputing them. Her defense looks to be, I was drunk, or something. From reading the details, several students seem to be pulling for her, so to speak!

Oof: PR release touts Actress Amy Adams’ Valentino purse at Philip Seymour Hoffman’s wake

February 7, 2014
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They say all PR is good PR. I’m not so sure about this one. Oof!

A PR representative for Valentino issued a press release crowing over A-list actress Amy Adams carrying a bag made by the designer label while attending the funeral of Philip Seymour Hoffman.

The Valentino public relations executive Upasna Khosla...

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...

Twitter’s Growth Stalls as CEO Vows to Fix Slowdown

February 6, 2014
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Twitter Inc. (TWTR:US), the microblogging service that amassed more than 200 million users in seven years and is now struggling to widen its audience as quickly, tumbled as much as 24 percent in its worst-ever intraday decline.

The drop came after the San Francisco-based social network yesterday posted its first earnings report...

Cop handcuffs on-duty firefighter for not moving truck

February 6, 2014
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Good thing it was caught on camera, or it would be tough to believe: A California Highway Patrol officer put an on-duty Chula Vista firefighter in handcuffs for refusing to move his truck while tending to victims of a car crash.

via Cop handcuffs on-duty firefighter for not moving truck | The...

NY Times: Fraternity Life, Islamic Style

February 6, 2014
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SHORTLY BEFORE SUNUP, a dozen or so students at the University of California, San Diego, stumbled dutifully out of bed. They ironed their collared shirts, knotted their ties and piled into their cars. Their destination was the Islamic Center of San Diego, where they were to be initiated into the country’s...

NFL: CBS to air Thursday Night Football

February 6, 2014
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Thursday Night Football is coming to broadcast television for the first time.

The National Football League announced on Wednesday that it had awarded the TV rights to eight Thursday games to CBS (CBS, Fortune 500), buttressing what has been a mutually beneficial relationship between the NFL and its partners at the...

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...