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  • The Ultimate Mark Steyn July 18th, 2014

    07/19/2014 4:26:47 PM PDT · by Third Person · 18 replies
    Rush Limbaugh ^ | July 18th, 2014 | Mark Steyn
    Mark Steyn on Rush Limbaugh Show - 7/18/14 (Full Episode)
  • Chris Matthews: "Looking Down Our Noses At The Tea Party Has Got To Stop"

    06/11/2014 6:02:22 PM PDT · by Third Person · 150 replies
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    CHRIS MATTHEWS: I was listening to [David] Brat last night, and today. I hink he's very sophisticated for a politician. He's certainly up to the ranks of most politicians I've ever dealt with. He speaks in a speculative manner and an intellectual manner. He can handle any debate on this program or my program. This looking down our noses at tea party people has got to stop. They have a message, they're as American as any liberal is, and they're really angry about the failure of the system. I was over covering eastern Europe when the wall came down. The...
  • Blumenthal bill targets campus sexual assault

    05/19/2014 5:54:32 PM PDT · by Third Person · 4 replies
    The New London Day ^ | May 19th, 2014 | Izaskun E. Larrańeta
    Senator works to establish rights of college victims After visiting seven colleges throughout Connecticut to talk about the issue, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal has announced he is crafting legislation to create a "bill of rights" for victims of sexual assaults on college campuses. Noting that one in five women will become a victim, Blumenthal called campus sexual assault a national epidemic. "Sexual violence is a societal issue, not a women's issue, and more must be done to protect students on campuses nationwide," he said. Blumenthal is working with Sens. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., and Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., on legislative proposals that...
  • Dylan Fosnacht throws 194 pitches [H.S.]

    05/15/2014 5:43:43 PM PDT · by Third Person · 14 replies
    ESPN ^ | May 15th, 2014 | Staff
    A high school baseball player in Washington State threw 194 pitches over 14 innings Tuesday before being removed in the 15th inning of his team's eventual 1-0 victory in its district tournament. Rochester High School starting pitcher Dylan Fosnacht struck out 17 and was pulled in the top of the 15th after the first two batters reached base. Dustin Wilson, who had been playing catcher, finished the 17-inning win over La Center High School and then pitched all seven innings of Rochester's second game that day, a 5-3 victory over Elma High School. Fosnacht posted a picture of himself and...
  • Cliven Bundy: "Now Let Me Talk About The Spanish People"

    04/24/2014 4:57:51 PM PDT · by Third Person · 57 replies
    RCP ^ | April 24th, 2014 | Staff
    CLIVEN BUNDY: Now let me talk about the Spanish people. You know, I understand that they come over here against our Constitution and cross our borders. But they're here and they're people. I worked side-by-side with a lot of them. Don't tell me they don't work, and don't tell me they don't pay taxes. Don't tell me they don't have better family structures than most of us white people. When you see those Mexican families, they're together. They picnic together. They're spending their time together. And I'll tell you, in my way of thinking, they're awful nice people. We need...
  • Daniel Murphy Takes Criticism Over Paternity Leave In Stride

    04/03/2014 5:52:57 PM PDT · by Third Person · 7 replies
    CBS Radio NY ^ | April 3rd, 2014 | Staff
    Daniel Murphy was back in the lineup — and singled in his first at-bat of the season — Thursday afternoon after being placed on paternity leave prior to the New York Mets’ opener. Murphy left the team Monday to be with his wife in Florida for the birth of their son, Noah. The 29-year-old responded in stride to criticism from two WFAN radio shows regarding his time away from the club. Boomer Esiason and Craig Carton — co-hosts of the “Boomer & Carton” show — and Mike Francesa touched off a nationwide debate Wednesday when they said if they were...
  • University of Michigan Exhibit Celebrates Abortion as ‘Life-Sustaining Act’

    03/27/2014 6:07:01 PM PDT · by Third Person · 31 replies
    The College Fix ^ | March 27th, 2014 | Vivian Hughbanks
    Abortion – the “life-sustaining act” of the ages. That’s the theme behind an exhibit currently on display at the University of Michigan dedicated to defending and glamorizing the history of abortion. “4000 Years for Choice is an exhibition of posters about the age-old practices of abortion and contraception as a means to reclaim reproductive freedom as a deeply personal and life-sustaining act existing throughout all of human history,” states a university webpage describing the exhibit. The exhibit will be showcased through May 29 in the main lobby of the Lane Hall women’s studies building on campus. The exhibit consists of...
  • Focus of wolf-dog probe says his pets are not hybrids

    03/27/2014 1:18:03 PM PDT · by Third Person · 27 replies
    The New London Day ^ | March 27th, 2014 | Judy Benson
    North Stonington — Ashbow Sebastian said Wednesday he is cooperating fully with state environmental conservation officers investigating a possible wolf-dog hybrid shot and killed last month in the area around Long Pond, and that he owns seven dogs that are all white German shepherds. "No, it wasn't my dog," Sebastian said of the animal identified by genetic tests as a wolf-dog hybrid. "My dogs are not hybrids. Where that hybrid came from, I don't know." Sebastian, war chief of the Eastern Pequot tribe, has been the focus of the investigation that state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection officers launched...
  • Conn. shooter's dad: 'You can't get any more evil'

    03/10/2014 2:43:26 PM PDT · by Third Person · 66 replies
    Yahoo News/ AP ^ | March 10th, 2014 | Staff
    NEW YORK (AP) — In his most extensive comments about the 2012 Connecticut school massacre, the father of gunman Adam Lanza describes his struggle to comprehend what his son did — an act that "couldn't get any more evil" — and how he now wishes that his son had never been born. Peter Lanza also told The New Yorker magazine in a series of interviews last fall that he believes Adam would have killed him, too, if he had the chance. And he often contemplates what he could have done differently in his relationship with Adam, although he believes the...
  • Little R-S-P-E-C-T [Dowd]

    03/09/2014 7:55:08 AM PDT · by Third Person · 46 replies
    NYT ^ | March 8th, 2014 | Maureen Dowd
    WASHINGTON — IF you can’t spell it, you can’t get it. President Obama pulled a Quayle Thursday night at a White House performance by the women of soul and muffed the title of Aretha Franklin’s anthem. “R-S-P-E-C-T,” he said, looking a bit confused and eliciting laughter. When Patti LaBelle took the stage, she told Obama, “Baby, you’ve got swag.” Swag and respect are exactly what the president needs. He’s got a swag gap with Russia. His administration, after belatedly figuring out what was going on in Ukraine, is improvising as the uber-swaggering Vladimir Putin once more rolls in with tanks...
  • Exclusive video interview with Amanda Knox: guilty verdict 'like a train wreck'

    01/31/2014 6:36:38 PM PST · by Third Person
    The Guardian ^ | January 30th, 2014 | Simon Hattenstone and Alex Healey
    In 2011 Amanda Knox's conviction in Italy for the murder of British student Meredith Kercher was quashed, and she returned home to the United States. Last year Italy's supreme court ordered a retrial, which on Thursday convicted her of murder for a second time. She spent the days leading up to the verdict with the Guardian's Simon Hattenstone. Here she discusses the case and how it has affected her.
  • Julian Assange: "We Heard A Lot Of Lies In This Speech By Obama" [Video]

    01/17/2014 3:18:07 PM PST · by Third Person · 9 replies
    RCP ^ | January 17th, 2014 | CNN
    JULIAN ASSANGE: I think it's embarrassing for a head of state to go on like that for 45 minutes and say almost nothing. Unfortunately, one has to deconstruct a little of what is being said in the points that you have raised. First of all, let's look for some positive in what has come out of here. Well, it's clear that the president would not be speaking today, were it not for the actions of Edward Snowden and whistleblowers before him like Frank Drake. Although those national whistleblowers have forced this debate, this president has been dragged, kicking and screaming...
  • Student who set off Conn. lockdown to be arraigned

    01/16/2014 5:42:25 AM PST · by Third Person · 4 replies
    WTNH New Haven ^ | January 16th, 2014 | AP
    <p>NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — A former Central Connecticut State University student who triggered a campus lockdown and massive police response by wearing a Halloween costume with a sword and BB gun is facing his first court appearance.</p> <p>Twenty-one-year-old David Kyem (CHEHM') is scheduled to be arraigned on breach of peace and trespassing charges Thursday in New Britain Superior Court.</p>
  • OBAMA: "Not Going To Be Waiting For Legislation... I Can Use That Pen To Sign Executive Orders"

    01/14/2014 2:31:19 PM PST · by Third Person · 36 replies
    RCP ^ | January 14th,2014 | None
    PRESIDENT OBAMA: So Congress is going to be busy, and I’m looking forward to working with Democrats and Republicans, House members and Senate members, to try to continue to advance the economic recovery and to provide additional ladders of opportunity for everybody. But one of the things that I’ll be emphasizing in this meeting is the fact that we are not just going to be waiting for a legislation in order to make sure that we’re providing Americans the kind of help that they need. I’ve got a pen and I’ve got a phone -- and I can use that...
  • Six-figure salary and a buyout create quite a pension [CT]

    01/13/2014 2:06:33 PM PST · by Third Person · 24 replies
    The New London Day ^ | January 12th, 2014 | Johanna Somers
    Highest state pensioner: 'It seemed fair at the time' Of all the state pension checks cashed in 2012, none was bigger than John F. Veiga's. The Coventry resident spent 37 years teaching business at the University of Connecticut. In 2009, he accepted an early retirement buyout offer from the state after contributing $222,128 to his pension during his UConn career. Now, at age 70, that pension pays him $276,364 a year, the largest amount paid to a single state retiree in 2012, nearly nine times the $31,666 average state employee pension. According to calculations by the data analysis firm VisiGov:...
  • 'A financial time bomb': [CT] State pension system is one of the country's most underfunded

    01/13/2014 1:59:55 PM PST · by Third Person · 7 replies
    The New London Day ^ | January 12th, 2014 | Johanna Somers
    Retired Connecticut state employees received the highest annual pensions in the country in 2011, despite contributing less out of their paychecks than the national average. That meant the state's pension system was the second-most underfunded in the United States, in worse shape than every other state's except Illinois'. Connecticut would have to allocate about $70 million in additional funds each year for 18 years to close the funding gap in the major state employees' pension system, according to actuarial estimates. And that wouldn't address the $11 billion gap in the teachers' retirement system, which would need tens of millions of...
  • Ari Fleischer: Bob Gates' Book A "Betrayal" For Obama, Hillary [Video]

    01/10/2014 2:54:44 PM PST · by Third Person · 33 replies
    RCP ^ | January 9th, 2014 | Steve Malzberg/ Newsmax TV
    "There's a sense of betrayal. I just don't like the fact that anybody who is privy to a private conversation in the Oval Office … goes and repeats in public a private conversation that he heard," Ari Fleischer, former White House spokesman for George W. Bush, told Steve Malzberg on Newsmax TV.
  • Jameis Winston's Alleged Victim Will 'Absolutely' Sue the FSU Quarterback [Video]

    01/08/2014 4:43:37 PM PST · by Third Person · 28 replies
    ABC News ^ | January 8th, 2014 | Matt Gutman and Alyssa Newcomb
    The attorney for Jameis Winston's alleged rape victim said she "absolutely" plans to file a civil lawsuit against the Florida State University star quarterback and the Tallahassee Police Department. "I want heads to roll," Pat Carroll, the attorney for the woman who claims Winston raped her in December 2012, told ABC News in an exclusive interview. Carroll said the Tallahassee Police Department was negligent in handling her client's case against the 20-year-old Heisman Trophy winner. He claims the way police handled the allegations led to a prosecutor's decision to drop the case. "Absolutely you're going to see a civil suit,"...
  • Tenant Charged After Landlord, Father Found Nearly Beheaded in Brooklyn Building

    01/08/2014 10:13:04 AM PST · by Third Person · 16 replies
    NBC New York ^ | January 8th, 2014 | Gus Rosendale
    A 27-year-old man has been charged with murder after the landlord of his Brooklyn building was found nearly decapitated in the basement Tuesday, police say. Rasel Siddiquee was arrested early Wednesday in connection with the death of Mahuddin Mahmud, a 57-year-old businessman and father of three who was found with his head nearly cut off and his face burned in the basement of a building he owned, according to the NYPD. Police found Mahmud's body after getting a 911 call about an assault at the building on McDonald Avenue in Kensington. Siddiquee lived in the basement, police say. Family and...
  • U.S. Trademark Office Says ‘Redskins’ is Derogatory

    01/08/2014 7:01:13 AM PST · by Third Person · 32 replies
    CBS Washington D.C. ^ | January 7th, 2014 | CBSDC
    <p>There will be no trademark for “Redskins Hog Rinds,” a bad omen for the Washington Redskins in the legal battle over their name. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has rejected a request from a company to sell pork rinds using the word “Redskins” because it deemed the term to be “derogatory slang.”</p>
  • Red McCombs bashes Texas hire [Charlie Strong]

    01/07/2014 2:58:42 PM PST · by Third Person · 31 replies ^ | January 7th, 2014 | Max Olson
    Longtime booster Red McCombs is not a fan of Texas' decision to hire coach Charlie Strong away from Louisville, calling it a "kick in the face" during a radio interview Monday. "I think the whole thing is a bit sideways," McCombs said of the selection process during an interview with ESPN 1250 San Antonio. "I don't have any doubt that Charlie is a fine coach. I think he would make a great position coach, maybe a coordinator. "But I don't believe [he belongs at] what should be one of the three most powerful university programs in the world right now...
  • US Coast Guard Ice breaker asked to assist Antarctic rescue

    01/04/2014 2:33:13 PM PST · by Third Person · 88 replies
    Watts Up With That? ^ | January 4th, 2014 | Anthony Watts
    The Australian Maritime Safety Authority’s Rescue Coordination Centre (RCC Australia) has requested the US Coast Guard’s Polar Star icebreaker to assist the vessels MV Akademik Shokalskiy and Xue Long which are beset by ice in Commonwealth Bay. The US Coast Guard has accepted this request and will make Polar Star available to assist. The intended mission of the Polar Star is to clear a navigable shipping channel in McMurdo Sound to the National Science Foundation’s Scientific Research Station. Resupply ships use the channel to bring food, fuel and other goods to the station. The Polar Star will go on to...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Bama Sugar Bowl mom ‘sorry’ but would ‘do it again if I had to’

    01/03/2014 6:16:18 PM PST · by Third Person · 93 replies
    Yellowhammer ^ | January 3rd, 2014 | Cliff Sims
    Yellowhammer has learned that the female Alabama fan who flew through the air to attack an Oklahoma Sooner fan during Thursday’s Sugar Bowl is Michelle Pritchett, a local photographer from Sweet Water, Ala. Yellowhammer spoke with Mrs. Pritchett on the phone this afternoon in an exclusive interview, becoming the first outlet to get her side of the story. “Everyone’s making me look like such a bad guy,” Pritchett said. “What I did was probably not the thing to do. But they were taunting us. They began by going after me. But then they crossed the line and started taunting my...
  • [Rochester, NY] Mayor's new team member sidestepped full disclosure

    01/03/2014 7:56:40 AM PST · by Third Person · 8 replies ^ | January 3rd, 2014 | Staff
    Updated: Friday, January 3 2014, 07:06 AM EST Rochester, N.Y. - Mayor Lovely Warren's choice to help lead Rochester's Department of Neighborhood and Business Development did not disclose all about his personal history during the hiring process. City Hall confirms Spencer Ash was charged with driving while intoxicated following a crash on Culver Road last summer. Ash, who is paid over $109,000 a year in his new position pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of driving while ability impaired. The mayor she did not hear about the accident until being asked about it Thursday. Read More at:
  • [CT] State employees given early dismissal before storm

    01/02/2014 1:49:51 PM PST · by Third Person · 18 replies
    WTNH New Haven ^ | January 2nd, 2014 | Staff
    HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) -- Connecticut state employees have been given an early release from work today in advance of the snow storm. The workers will be given a staggered release beginning at 3 p.m. "Given the impending snow and the severe cold, I’ve asked all executive agencies to enact their early dismissal plans," Gov. Dannel Malloy said in a statement. "Private sector companies may want to consider similar plans, so that we are not bogged down during the usual evening rush, right when the snow is forecasted to pick up.” Up to nine inches of snow or more is in...
  • Bill de Blasio's Mayoral Inauguration Invocation Speaker Says NYC is a 'Plantation' [VIDEO]

    01/01/2014 4:50:28 PM PST · by Third Person · 32 replies
    Breitbart ^ | January 1st, 2014 | Fred Lucas
    Wednesday morning Rev. Fred Lucas, Senior Pastor at the Brooklyn Community Church, giving the invocation at Bill de Blasio’s mayoral inauguration...
  • (Rochester NY) Mayor-Elect Warren Reveals Husband’s Criminal Record

    01/01/2014 6:59:31 AM PST · by Third Person · 34 replies
    YNN NY State of Politics ^ | December 31, 2013 | Staff
    Just hours before her swearing in as Rochester’s first woman mayor, Lovely Warren released a statement regarding the criminal history of her husband, Timothy Granison, when he was a teenager. Warren said her statement came in response to a question posed today by a reporter about her husband’s past. She said in 1997, when Granison was 17 years old, he was “was involved in a situation instigated by other youth that resulted in an encounter with the criminal justice system.” “Because of his age and the nature of the alleged offense, he was adjudicated a youthful offender,” Warren said. “The...
  • WATCH: Edward Snowden’s Alternative Christmas Message

    12/25/2013 2:46:41 PM PST · by Third Person · 51 replies
    Mediaite ^ | December 25th, 2013 | Andrew Kirell
    As we reported on Tuesday, NSA leaker Edward Snowden will deliver Channel 4 UK’s “Alternative Christmas Message,” the network’s annual response to the Queen’s address. They aired on Christmas Day at 4:15 p.m. local time in England. Snowden’s remarks were filmed by Glenn Greenwald‘s film collaborator Laura Poitras, from an undisclosed location in Russia. Full remarks transcribed below, followed by the video: Hi and Merry Christmas. I’m honored to have a chance to speak with you and your family this year. Recently we learned that our governments, working in concert, have created a system of worldwide system of mass surveillance...
  • Reddit’s science forum banned climate deniers. Why don’t all newspapers do the same?

    12/23/2013 3:05:35 PM PST · by Third Person · 37 replies
    The Grist ^ | December 16th, 2013 | Nathan Allen
    In addition to my career as a PhD chemist, I am one of a select few who enjoy the privilege of moderating content on’s science forum. The science forum is a small part of reddit, but it nonetheless enjoys over 4 million subscribers. By comparison, that’s roughly twice the circulation of The New York Times. The forum, known as /r/science, provides a digital space for discussions about recent, peer-reviewed scientific publications. This puts us (along with /r/AskScience) on the front line of the science-public interface. On our little page, scientists and nonscientists can connect through discussions on everything from...
  • Tony Romo Out For Rest Of Season

    12/23/2013 2:04:04 PM PST · by Third Person · 43 replies
    ESPN ^ | December 23rd, 2013 | ESPN Staff
    Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo will miss the rest of the season because of a back injury, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter on Monday. Tony Romo overcame a back injury Sunday to rally the Cowboys past the Redskins, but he will not be able to play the rest of the season, a source said. The Cowboys (8-7) host the Philadelphia Eagles (9-6) on Sunday night, with the winner capturing the NFC East title. Kyle Orton likely will get the start at quarterback for Dallas. Orton has 69 career starts and is 35-34. He hasn't started since...
  • Boehner Attacks Again: Tea Party Groups Have "Lost All Credibility" [Video]

    12/12/2013 10:03:43 AM PST · by Third Person · 75 replies
    RCP ^ | December 12th, 2013 | Staff
  • Federal Prison Population Grows 27 Percent in 10 Years

    12/06/2013 4:40:24 PM PST · by Third Person · 10 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | December 6th, 2013 | Staff
    The number of federal prison inmates has grown 27 percent in the last decade, according the Government Accountability Office (GAO). In a report examining the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) budget, the GAO found that prison population is rising: The Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) is responsible for the custody and care of over 219,000 federal inmates—a population that has grown by 27 percent over the past decade. BOP is composed of 119 institutions, 6 regional offices, 2 staff training centers, 22 residential reentry management offices (previously called community corrections offices), and a central office in...
  • Republican men need more sensitivity on women's issues, Boehner says

    12/05/2013 5:35:22 PM PST · by Third Person · 77 replies
    The Hill ^ | December 5th, 2013 | Russell Berman
    Republican men in Congress “aren’t as sensitive as they ought to be” when it comes to running against female candidates and appealing to female voters, Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said Thursday. “We’re trying to get them to be a little more sensitive,” Boehner said at his weekly Capitol press conference. “You look around the Congress, there are a lot more females in the Democratic caucus than there are in the Republican caucus. And some of our members just aren’t as sensitive as they ought to be.” The Speaker was responding to a question about an article in Politico reporting that...
  • President Obama acknowledges having lived with his uncle

    12/05/2013 11:21:21 AM PST · by Third Person · 134 replies
    The Boston Globe ^ | December 5th, 2013 | Maria Sacchetti
    President Obama acknowledged on Thursday that he lived with his Kenyan uncle for a brief period in the 1980s while preparing to attend Harvard Law School, contradicting a statement more than a year ago that the White House had no record of the two ever meeting. Their relationship came into question on Tuesday at the deportation hearing of his uncle, Onyango Obama, in Boston immigration court. His uncle had lived in the United States illegally since the 1970s and revealed in testimony for the first time that his famous nephew had stayed at his Cambridge apartment for about three weeks....
  • Obama’s uncle contradicts White House, says Obama stayed with him in 1980s

    12/03/2013 4:48:04 PM PST · by Third Person · 91 replies
    WP ^ | December 3rd, 2013 | Aaron Blake
    President Obama's uncle said at a deportation hearing Tuesday that Obama stayed with him while he was a student at Harvard Law School in the 1980s -- despite the White House having said that Obama never met the man. Onyango “Omar” Obama, 69, was arrested for drunk driving in 2011 and faced deportation after living in the United States for five decades. The judge decided to let the Kenyan national remain in the United States. According to the Boston Globe, Omar Obama also made the following claim: "He testified that president stayed w/ him in Cambridge when he came to...
  • HuffPost’s Gut-Wrenching Poverty Editorial That Went Viral a Hoax

    12/03/2013 3:54:27 PM PST · by Third Person · 67 replies
    Mediate ^ | December 3rd, 2013 | Noah Rothman
    In October, Linda Walther Tirado wrote a painful and heart-rending entitled Why I Make Terrible Decisions, or, Poverty Thoughts, which chronicled her struggles with near abject poverty. This week, the post was republished in The Huffington Post where it spread like wildfire across the internet and made the jump from the web into cable news. On Tuesday, however, it was revealed that Tirado’s claims were a dramatic exaggeration. Tirado began with a variety of horrific tales of her struggles with poverty. She detailed how poverty is self-perpetuating and being poor results in poor decision making, resulting in a destructive spiral...
  • Reliant security guards say they were fired for taking photos with Tom Brady [Video]

    12/03/2013 1:09:22 PM PST · by Third Person · 13 replies
    KHOU 11 News ^ | December 2nd, 2013 | Rekha Muddaraj
    HOUSTON – Two security guards working Sunday’s Houston Texans game claim they were fired after taking a picture with New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. Joel Williams, who was working security at Reliant Stadium, said he took his part-time job very seriously. “When you are at your post and you’re doing your job, you’re not supposed to take pictures with anybody because your job is to secure that area,” Williams said Monday. But after the game, Williams said he was ready to clock out when he had a chance run-in with Brady. “I said, ‘Hey Tom Brady, good job, good...
  • New Video Angle Shows Mike Tomlin Incident, League Considers Punishment

    12/02/2013 3:56:33 PM PST · by Third Person · 58 replies
    CBS Pittsburgh ^ | December 2nd, 2013 | Michael Challick
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The NFL is reviewing whether Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin tried to interfere with a kick return in Baltimore. The play is being discussed among Steelers fans across Pittsburgh and the entire country. KDKA has another angle of the play shot exclusively by KDKA-TV photographer Michael Challik. You can see Tomlin actually take a side-step toward the field, where his foot ends up on the field of play. He then jumps out of the way when he realized the Ravens’ kickoff return was heading his way. Tomlin says he was watching the play on the jumbotron and...
  • NYPD Detective: "Knockout Game" Being Done By Black Youths [VIDEO]

    11/25/2013 2:36:01 PM PST · by Third Person · 40 replies
    RCP ^ | November 25th, 2013 | CNN
    PAMELA BROWN, CNN CORRESPONDENT: But you know, one thing is clear here that these suspects and these cases face very severe consequences. In fact in the case with the St. Louis man, he was killed as was mentioned in my piece the suspect in that case was sentenced to life prison. So these kids need to know that this is anything, but a game. KATE BOLDUAN, CNN ANCHOR: And they should be facing very serious consequences when something like this happens. Let's talk more about this. Let's bring in former New York City Detective Harry Houck here to help us...
  • The Talk: Nonblack Version (Knock-Out precautions revisited)

    11/23/2013 5:28:23 AM PST · by Third Person · 74 replies
    Taki's Magazine ^ | April 5, 2012 | John Derbyshire
    There is much talk about “the talk.” “Sean O’Reilly was 16 when his mother gave him the talk that most black parents give their teenage sons,” Denisa R. Superville of the Hackensack (NJ) Record tells us. Meanwhile, down in Atlanta: “Her sons were 12 and 8 when Marlyn Tillman realized it was time for her to have the talk,” Gracie Bonds Staples writes in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Leonard Greene talks about the talk in the New York Post. Someone bylined as KJ Dell’Antonia talks about the talk in The New York Times. Darryl Owens talks about the talk in...
  • Bill O'Reilly: Sarah Palin Won't Come On My Show, "She Just Wants To Give A Speech" [Video]

    11/21/2013 10:01:06 AM PST · by Third Person · 77 replies
    RCP ^ | November 20th, 2013 | BOR
    BILL O'REILLY: Let's just be frank here. You want to be frank, Howard? You want to be honest? Sarah Palin won't do this program. She won't come on the program because she doesn't want to mix it up. She doesn't. She wants to give a speech, and nobody gives speeches here. Okay? So she doesn't come on. We invited her on tonight. You're here instead. But I don't begrudge Sarah Palin that. She can come on. She doesn't come on, she does come on, whatever she wants to do. Okay? Fine.
  • Enroll America Director Conspires to Release Private Health Care Data [Project Veritas]

    11/20/2013 3:50:39 PM PST · by Third Person · 82 replies
    Project Veritas ^ | November 20th, 2013 | James O'Keefe
    Do you know where your personal data is going? After meeting with several Obamacare Navigators who openly encouraged our undercover reporters to lie about income status, health history and more, it became clear that personal data was also being “cross-pollinated.” Enter Enroll America, a Sebelius-linked group dedicated to signing people up for Obamacare and Chris Tarango, Texas Enroll America Communications Director who Project Veritas caught on tape agreeing to help obtain a private list of potential Obamacare enrollee data for election/political purposes. Tarango goes so far to say he’ll “Do whatever it f****** takes.”
  • Amtrak Investigates How Train Headed To NYC Ends Up In Bala Cynwyd [PA]

    11/20/2013 12:57:54 PM PST · by Third Person · 78 replies
    CBS Philly ^ | November 19th, 2013 | Elizabeth Hur
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Amtrak wants to know how one of its trains took a wrong turn and got lost in the Philadelphia suburbs. Worried and baffled were most travelers at 30th Street Station Tuesday night. Mike Roberts of Coatesville said, “Wow, that’s crazy. That’s not professional at all. How could that happen?” It sounds wild, but Amtrak officials confirm it did happen and what they can tell us so far is this: Amtrak Train 644 that left 30th Street Station for New York City accidentally ended up on the SEPTA tracks. The train actually traveled several miles before the mistake...
  • Rand Paul On Shutdown: "Even Though It Appeared I Was Participating In It, It Was A Dumb Idea"

    11/19/2013 9:16:51 AM PST · by Third Person · 59 replies
    RCP ^ | November 18th, 2013 | Fox News Special Report
    CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER: Senator, when Obamacare was at issue, a month ago, when it came to a continuing resolution to funding the government you supported a filibuster of other Senators, who demanded that you had to have a change or the abolition of Obamacare as a condition for funding the government. In retrospect do you think that was a good strategy? But even more importantly --looking ahead, the deadlines are coming up, the resolution's going to run out, we're going to hit the debt ceiling soon -- would you be prepared to use same tactic as we approach the new deadlines?...
  • Shocking footage of Buffalo fan fall [NFL/ VIDEO]

    11/18/2013 2:48:23 PM PST · by Third Person · 15 replies
    Fox Sports ^ | November 18th, 2013 | Staff
  • Police Officer Claims McDonald’s Worker Deliberately Served Him Raw Burger

    10/18/2013 4:56:18 PM PDT · by Third Person · 49 replies
    CBS Boston ^ | October 17th, 2013 | Beth Germano
    DERRY, NH (CBS) – Officer Rob Moore pulls up to the McDonald’s drive-through in Derry, New Hampshire a couple times a week for some fast food, ordering a double quarter pounder with cheese. It’s usually the only place open working the night shift. Raw McDonald's hamburger served to NH police officer. (Photo from Rob Moore) Raw McDonald’s hamburger served to NH police officer. (Photo from Rob Moore) “I was the only one at the restaurant. I drove through and I was in full uniform,” said Moore. He grabbed his order and pretty hungry he dug in and quickly took four...
  • “Anarchaqueer” Proudly Destroys College 9/11 Memorial

    09/20/2013 4:04:24 PM PDT · by Third Person · 19 replies
    Frontpage Magazine ^ | September 17th,2013 | Mark Tapson
    Last week at more than 200 colleges and high schools across the nation, students came together to arrange memorials on campus featuring thousands of flags representing each victim of Islamic terrorism on that date. Who could find that gesture offensive? Five student protesters at Middlebury College in Vermont, brainwashed by multiculturalist nonsense, that’s who. “The 9/11: Never Forget Project has been an annual nonpartisan event at Middlebury College for the past ten years,” writes Hillary Cherry, Program Officer of Public Relations there. The flags have been posted at Middlebury annually in a joint effort between the College Republicans and Democrats....
  • Tiger Woods: A time limit is needed PGA TOUR Studying Calling In Violations

    09/18/2013 10:26:48 AM PDT · by Third Person · 42 replies
    ESPN ^ | September 18th, 2013 | Staff
    ATLANTA -- Tiger Woods would like to see a time limit placed on viewer call-ins of possible rules violations and endorsed PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem's view that such situations need to be studied. Woods, who has been involved in three high-profile rules infractions this year while also coming under scrutiny for a drop at The Players Championship, said Wednesday that the potential for improvements in technology is part of the issue. PGA Tour commish Tim Finchem says spectators calling violations is "awkward." Should this be able to happen? Vote! "I think what the commissioner said yesterday is very appropriate,''...
  • REVEALED: The GOP’s NEW plan to repeal, replace Obamacare

    09/18/2013 8:15:23 AM PDT · by Third Person · 43 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | September 18th, 2013 | Neil Munro
    The Republican Study Committee in the House of Representatives will unveil a healthcare bill Wednesday that would replace Obamacare. The bill, titled the Republican Study Committee’s American Healthcare Reform Act, “dramatically opens up options for families, and dramatically lowers costs” compared to the Obamacare law, committee chairman Louisiana Rep. Steven Scalise told The Daily Caller. The 200-page budget-neutral bill would provide $20,000 in tax deductions to families and a $7,500 deduction to individuals, so they can buy insurance from vendors in any state. It would also would allow Americans to keep the money they save by picking lower-cost providers. In...
  • Losing the Room [Dowd on Obama]

    09/18/2013 6:38:52 AM PDT · by Third Person · 44 replies
    NY Times ^ | September 17th, 2013 | MoDowd
    WASHINGTON — On the most deadly day here since Sept. 11, 2001, with the capital reeling over the sadly familiar scene of a mass shooting by a madman, the chief executive stepped to the microphones and captured the heartbreak. It wasn’t the chief executive of the nation. It was Dr. Janis Orlowski, the chief operating officer of MedStar Washington Hospital Center, where three of those injured were being treated. “There’s something evil in our society that we as Americans have to work to try and eradicate,” she said, her voice stoic but laced with emotion. President Obama also gave a...