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Wednesday May 20th, 2015
How Sex Offender Registries Fail Us posted 05/20/2015, 4:08 PM (Reason)
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You can be put on the sex offender registry for urinating in public, having consensual sex as a teenager or even for "sexting." And in California, once you are on the list, you are on it for life.

The registry has become the medieval stocks of the 21st century and, as attorney Janice Bellucci says, once someone is on the registry, "he is treated like a leper".

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Hillary Clinton Supporters Actually Don't Support Hillary posted 05/20/2015, 4:08 PM (WeAreChange)
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In this video Luke Rudkowski and Mark Dice team up to show everyone how Hillary Clinton supporters actually do not even know why they are supporting her. Luke and Mark give made up policies or the complete opposite of Hillarys actions to see if people really know who Hillary Clinton is.

Friday May 15th, 2015

Fla. Woman Who Fled to Avoid Son's Circumcision Is Arrested posted 05/15/2015, 1:39 PM (Associated Press)
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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A Florida woman who fled to avoid the circumcision of her son was arrested Thursday for contempt of court, her attorney said.

Heather Hironimus went missing with her 4-year-old child nearly three months ago, going into hiding as her long court battle against the surgery reached its climax. Though her defenders said she was simply doing what she could to protect a child portrayed as "scared to death" of the procedure, a judge issued a scalding rebuke for her
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Thursday May 14th, 2015

Two Mississippi Cops Killed in Traffic Stop Turned Drug Search posted 05/14/2015, 2:25 PM (
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The two Hattiesburg, Mississippi, police officers killed last Saturday died after a traffic stop turned into an attempted search for drugs and other contraband. Officers Benjamin Deen and Liquori Tate become the 23rd and 24th persons to die in US domestic drug law enforcement operations so far this year.

According to the Associated Press, Officer De
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The Price Of Dissent: Abby Martin Gets Graphic Rape Threats From Chris Kyle Fans posted 05/14/2015, 2:25 PM (Mint Press News)
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MINNEAPOLIS — Journalist Abby Martin has never been afraid to speak her mind, no matter how controversial the topic. What she didn’t expect was that her choice of T-shirt would result in her address and other personal information being leaked online and provoke a storm of death and rape threats.

It wasn’t the first time she’d spoken out against the overwhelming popularity of “American Sniper,” or the way the cult of personality surrounding the film’s inspiration, deceased U.S. Nav
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Saturday May 9th, 2015

VE Day: Americans Don't Know What World War II Was posted 05/09/2015, 8:18 PM (Infowars)
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If you thought that vox populi videos couldn’t get any dumber then think again – the latest example, released on the anniversay of VE Day, illustrates how some Americans don’t even know what World War II was.

On the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II on the European continent, RT’s Lori Harfenist quizzed people in Times Square on their knowledge about the most important
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Anti-Piracy Activist Issues Takedown To Chilling Effects To Take Down Her Takedown Notice To Google posted 05/09/2015, 8:18 PM (Techdirt)
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Ellen Seidler -- anti-piracy activist and tilter at windmills -- continues down the road to irrelevance with her latest post at Vox Indie. Seidler's film And Then Came Lola debuted in 2010. As of 2015, this remains Seidler's sole foray into motion pictures. Over the past half-decade, she's filled her time with futile anti-piracy efforts and endless documentation of those futile efforts.... (more)

Friday May 8th, 2015

Report: Only 16% of Baltimore Teens Raised With Married Parents posted 05/08/2015, 7:30 AM (CNS News)
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A new report released by the Family Research Council’s Marriage and Religion Research Institute (MARRI) says that only 16 percent of 15- to 17-year-old teens in Baltimore have been raised in an intact, married family.

The report, released Wednesday and compiled in light of the recent Baltimore riots, cites Census Bureau statistics showing that, in terms of family units, Baltimore is “one o
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Harris Poll: 81% Favor Legalizing Medical Marijuana posted 05/08/2015, 7:30 AM (Activist Post)
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Last month, Georgia decriminalized marijuana, making it the twenty-sixth jurisdiction (Washington, D.C. included) to legalize marijuana for medical purposes. A new Harris Poll finds that the growing acceptability of marijuana among state lawmakers reflects attitudinal shifts amongst the general American public since 2011. Support for the legalization of marijuana for both medical treatment and recreational use has increased by seven percentage points over the past four years.

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Thursday May 7th, 2015

Massachusets Town to Send Addicts for Treatment, Not Arrest posted 05/07/2015, 7:42 AM (WCVB)
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It’s never been done before, but police in Gloucester are hoping it could one day be the key to winning the drug war.... (more)
Just to be clear, this is a racket for the rehab centers, not an actual solution to any problems. - Chris

Wednesday May 6th, 2015

Officials Doubt ISIS Connection in Texas Attack posted 05/06/2015, 6:34 AM (Antiwar)
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While ISIS sought to claim credit for the weekend attack on a cartoon contest in Garland, Texas, officials say this is almost certainly false, and that the attackers were probably lone wolves attacking on their own.

Homeland Security Chair Rep. Michael McCaul (R – TX) said the evidence pointed toward the attack not being directed by ISIS, “but rather inspired by them,” calling it
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Anonymous Activist Warned Garland Police Days Before ISIS Attack posted 05/06/2015, 6:34 AM (The Daily Dot)
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Two days before the deadly shooting in Garland, Texas, a pseudonymous Twitter user affiliated with Anonymous warned police that an Islamic State attack was coming.

Though law enforcement was clearly in front of the situation and prevented any civilian casualties, they missed that memo.

At 5:37 p.m. on Friday, May 1, the user, who requested anonymity for the sake of her security, tweeted at the Garland Police Department’s official Twitter account, warning them of a p
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Officer Charged in Freddie Gray Death Contends Arrest Was Legal posted 05/06/2015, 6:33 AM (TIME)
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One of the Baltimore police officers who arrested Freddie Gray wants the police department and prosecutor to produce a knife that was the reason for the arrest, saying in court papers that it is an illegal weapon.... (more)

'Django Unchained' actress ordered to apologize to LAPD over profiling allegation posted 05/06/2015, 6:33 AM (Fox News)
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An actress who accused Los Angeles police of racially profiling her after she was accused of having sex with her boyfriend in a parked car last year was ordered Monday to apologize to officers.

Daniele Watts, best known for her appearance in the 2012 film "Django Unchained," pleaded no contest to disturbing the peace with loudness and was ordered to write an apology to three police officers and the occupants of a building near where she was briefly detained this past September in
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Tuesday May 5th, 2015

CNN Legal Expert Feels Personally Insulted By Crowd Saying "We Don't Need The Police" posted 05/05/2015, 5:49 AM (Real Clear Politics)
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MICHAEL SMERCONISH, CNN: Yesterday I was watching the coverage when you were positioned right here. You were listening to hours of speeches. And many of them you found as a person of law enforcement background to be very uncomfortable. Those speakers you heard here yesterday, some of whom were calling for anarchy, are they going to be satisfied with what they just heard from the mayor and the governor essentially saying time to move on?

TOM FUENTES, CNN: No, and I don't know what
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Woman To Become NY Firefighter Despite Failing Crucial Fitness Test posted 05/05/2015, 5:48 AM (New York Post)
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The FDNY for the first time in its history will allow someone who failed its crucial physical fitness test to join the Bravest, The Post has learned.

Rebecca Wax, 33, is set to graduate Tuesday from the Fire Academy without passing the Functional Skills Training test, a grueling obstacle course of job-related tasks performed in full gear with a limited air supply, an insider has revealed.

“They’re going to allow the first person to graduate without passing because t
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NYPD Officer Who Was Shot In Head Dies posted 05/05/2015, 5:48 AM (CNN)
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New York (CNN)A 25-year-old New York Police officer who was shot while on duty over the weekend has died, officials said Monday.

Brian Moore had been in critical condition since Saturday, when he and a fellow officer were shot at while trying to question a man in Queens.
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Bomb Threat Targets GamerGate Meetup (Hear From Somebody Who Was There) posted 05/05/2015, 5:45 AM (Reason)
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Ever since its birth eight months ago, GamerGate, the online gamers' movement that calls itself a revolt against corrupt journalism and oppressive political correctness, has been assailed as a misogynist mob out to terrorize female videogame developers and feminist critics--a narrative pi... (more)

Monday May 4th, 2015

New York City Man Charged In Shooting Of Police Officer posted 05/04/2015, 6:19 AM (Reuters)
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NEW YORK (Reuters) - A man sought for illegal gun possession was charged on Sunday with the attempted murder of a New York City plainclothes police officer who was shot in the head while in an unmarked car, authorities said.

Officer Brian Moore, 25, was in critical but stable condition at Jamaica Hospital, a spokeswoman for the New York Police Department said.

Arrested in Saturday's shooting in the New York borough of Queens was Demetrius Blackwe
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Two Gunmen 'Carrying Explosives' Attack Anti-Muslim Art Contest In Texas, ISIS 'Claims Responsibility' posted 05/04/2015, 6:19 AM (The Daily Mail)
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Isis has claimed responsibility for an attack on an anti-Islam art contest in Texas in which an unarmed security guard was blasted in the ankle by fire from automatic rifles and the suspects shot dead by police.

Two heavily-armed men suspected to have been carrying explosives were killed by police after opening fire outside the Curtis Culwell Center in Garland, Dallas, at around 7pm during an controversial event where caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad were being displayed.
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Thursday April 30th, 2015

19% of Americans Self-Identify as Libertarians, New Reuters Poll Finds posted 04/30/2015, 10:17 PM (Reason)
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Reuters has a fascinating new poll out about Americans' conflicting attitudes toward government. Of particular interest, in the words of the news agency's write-up:
One in five Americans consider themselves libertarian, with younger adults being the most likely ... (more)

Wednesday April 29th, 2015

Medical Marijuana Update posted 04/29/2015, 7:04 PM (
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Bills to fold medical marijuan into legal marijuana system advance in Oregon and become law in Washington, Florida gears up for another initiative campaign after the legislature fails to act, the Oklahoma legislature passes a CBD cannabis oil bill, and more.


Last Wednesday, a medical marijuana bill won a committee vote. The Senate Judiciary Committee approved the bill on a 4-3 vote. The measure is Senate Bill 326, sponsored by Sen.
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TX Governor Assigns Texas State Guard to Monitor U.S. Army's Jade Helm Operation posted 04/29/2015, 7:04 PM (Breitbart)
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Governor Greg Abbott has called out the Texas State Guard to monitor the U.S. Army’s Operation Jade Helm 15. The massive, multi-state special warfare exercise is set to start in July and run through September.

In a letter sent on Tuesday (included in its entirety below), Abbott tasked Major General Jake Betty, Commander of the Texas State Guard, with monitoring the operation and reporting back to the Governor for the duration of the exercise. Citing Texas’ “long history of support
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New Survey: Nearly Half Of Young Americans Are Climate Sceptics posted 04/29/2015, 7:03 PM (GWPF)
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In fact, the age group that least agreed with the statement that global warming is a fact and caused by CO2 emissions was that of 18 to 20-year-olds. The assumption that younger US adults are more liberal when it comes to global warming does not hold up; if anything, they are even more skeptical. -- Emma Kromm, Harvard Political Review, 29 April 2015... (more)

Gay-rights Advocates Torpedo GoFundMe Campaign For Christian-Owned Bakery posted 04/29/2015, 7:03 PM (Washington Times)
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A crowdfunding campaign that raised more than $109,000 for the Christian-owned bakery Sweet Cakes by Melissa in Oregon was removed Saturday after complaints from gay rights advocates.

The website GoFundMe said in a statement that the page was yanked because the campaign violated the policy against raising money “in defense of formal charges of heinous crimes, including violent, hateful, or sexual acts.”

“The campaign entitled ‘Sweet Cakes by Melissa‘ involves formal
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Waze, LA Cops Bury The Hatchet, Figure Out A Way To Cooperatively Help People posted 04/29/2015, 5:50 AM (Techdirt)
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Earlier this year, we noted how traffic-monitoring app Waze had become public enemy number one among law enforcement. Police in a growing number of cities have been trying to argue that the service puts police officers at greater risk of crazed-stalker attack by allowing users to share and comment on speed trap locations. Of... (more)

Monday April 27th, 2015

Footage Of Rioting During Protests In Baltimore posted 04/27/2015, 5:43 PM (YouTube)
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Sunday April 26th, 2015

Student Accused of Rape By 'Mattress Girl' Sues Columbia U., Publishes Dozens of Damning Texts posted 04/26/2015, 2:32 AM (Reason)
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Paul Nungesser, the Columbia University student accused of raping fellow student Emma Sulkowicz, is now suing the university for doing nothing to stop Sulkowicz's harassment campaign against him, which he claims "effectively destroyed" his college experience, reputation, and future career prospects.

His lawsuit contains a wealth of new information about the contested sexual assault, including dozens of messages establishing Sulkowicz's sexual "yearning" for Nungesser, which she se
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Thursday April 23rd, 2015

The Traffic Lights Went Out in Amsterdam...You Won't Believe What Happens Next! posted 04/23/2015, 4:29 PM (Corbett Report)
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The traffic lights went out in Amsterdam and the world didn't end. Portishead liked their lights-out test so much they took the traffic lights out permanently. Other cities around the world have tried (successfully) to make restriction-free roads...but still people are afraid of anarchy on the streets. Today James broaches the conversation on spontaneous order by taking you on the streets of Ja

Rand Paul's Son Cited For DUI In Lexington posted 04/23/2015, 4:29 PM (
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William Hilton Paul, the 22-year-old son of Republican presidential contender Rand Paul, was cited for driving under the influence of alcohol just before noon Sunday after he hit the back of a parked vehicle on Woodland Avenue.

This is the third time William Paul has had a run-in with the law because of alcohol use.

A spokesman for U.S. Sen. Rand Paul's presidential campaign said the senator "does not comment on any private matters in regards to his family."
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Liberal Journalist Tries to Shame Robert Downey Jr. as a Conservative During Interview posted 04/23/2015, 4:29 PM (Infowars)
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Liberal media elites are threatened by influential celebrities who dare deviate from the cookie cutter political stereotype which compels them to regurgitate “progressive” viewpoints.

That was very much in evidence during an interview with film star Robert Downey Jr. conducted by UK Channel 4’s Krishnan Guru-Murthy.

Guru-Murthy began by talking about the new Aveng
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Wednesday April 22nd, 2015

U.S. Army FORCES Cadets to Wear High Heels to Promote Feminist Campaign posted 04/22/2015, 2:27 PM (Infowars)
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Cadets at Temple University were threatened that their careers would be finished if they refused to participate in a feminist campaign to promote the completely debunked college rape culture myth by wearing red spray painted high heels.
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One more reason not to join the military! - Chris

In Debate Over Legalizing Marijuana, Disagreement Over Drug’s Dangers posted 04/22/2015, 2:26 PM (People Press)
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Public opinion about legalizing marijuana, while little changed in the past few years, has undergone a dramatic long-term shift. A new survey finds that 53% favor the legal use of marijuana, while 44% are opposed. As recently as 2006, just 32% supported marijuana legalization, while nearly twice as many (60%) were opposed.

Millennials (currently 18-34) have been in the forefront of this change: 68% favor legalizing marijuana use, by far the highest percentage of any age cohort. B
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Monday April 20th, 2015

Cook County, Illinois State's Attorney Will Dismiss Minor Pot Cases posted 04/20/2015, 1:51 PM (Chicago Tribune)
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The Cook County state's attorney's office says it is changing the way it prosecutes low-level drug offenses, including dismissal of misdemeanor marijuana cases.

"If someone is caught with a misdemeanor amount of marijuana, the state's attorney's office will no longer prosecute that case," office spokeswoman Sally Daly said Sunday. The program will cover people with fewer than three arrests or citations, she said.

The office will announce the changes at 10:15 a.m. Mo
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Friday April 17th, 2015

U.S. Judge Won't Remove Marijuana From Most-Dangerous Drug List posted 04/17/2015, 12:03 PM (Los Angeles Times)
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Efforts to legalize marijuana suffered a defeat in court Wednesday when a judge upheld the constitutionality of a 1970 federal law that classifies cannabis as a dangerous drug akin to LSD and heroin.

U.S. District Judge Kimberly J. Mueller, announcing her decision at a hearing in Sacramento, said she could not lightly overturn a law passed by Congress.

Mueller agreed last year to hold an extensive fact-finding hearing on the issue, raising the hopes of activists see
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Thursday April 16th, 2015

Sarah Silverman Admits She Made Up a Wage-Gap Story, Then Calls Critics 'Maniacs' posted 04/16/2015, 11:00 AM (National Review)
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Comedian Sarah Silverman admitted that a story she told about wage discrimination (in which she even went so far as to call out a specific employer by name) was a lie — and then said people who might consider her lie a reason to question the movement she was supporting were “maniacs.”

In an April 6 wage-discrimination-activism video for Levo League, Silverman accused New York Comedy Club owner Al Martin of having paid her less than a male comic for doing the same work:
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Tuesday April 14th, 2015

Hidden Cameras Show Airport Workers Stealing From Bags posted 04/14/2015, 10:56 AM (CNN)
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Miami (CNN)Inside a plane at Miami International Airport, baggage handlers are going on a shopping spree with passengers' bags.

What they don't know is that they are being recorded on a hidden camera. The Miami-Dade Police Department set up the camera as part of an ongoing police investigation into luggage thefts by the very airport workers who are supposed to get bags safely ont
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Man With 'Tax The 1%' Protest Sign Fatally Shoots Self In Front Of Shocked Crowd At Capitol posted 04/14/2015, 10:55 AM (
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WASHINGTON (WJLA/AP/ABC News/CNN) - A man carrying a tax protest sign shot and killed himself near the U.S. Capitol on Saturday as dozens of shocked onlookers watched - including some young children, police and witnesses said.

The man died after pulling out a gun and shooting himself on the west front of the Capitol building just after 1 p.m., according to police. No one else was hurt and no shots were fired by any law enforcement agency, but the suicide prompted the Capitol to be
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Related: The Top 1 Percent Pays More in Taxes than the Bottom 90 Percent

Thursday April 9th, 2015

Legalizing Marijuana Now More Popular Than All Political Candidates posted 04/09/2015, 6:09 AM (The Anti-Media)
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It is no secret that Americans are losing faith in the US political system. With the potential of a choice between a Clinton and a Bush in 2016, it is likely that even more people will stop participating.

Now that there have been states where people have been allowed to vote for the legalization of marijuana, that topic has actually become more popular than the candidates themselves.

According to a Quinnipiac University poll conducted in March, in the key swing
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Wednesday April 8th, 2015

Do You Have A Right To Discriminate? posted 04/08/2015, 4:44 AM (Adam Kokesh)
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Indiana's new Religious Freedom Act is causing quite the controversy. How should a libertarian approach this tricky issue? Adam show how you can change someone's position in just a few minutes.

Indian Man Lies About Being Black to Get into Med School posted 04/08/2015, 4:43 AM (Breitbart)
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The older brother of actress Mindy Kaling has revealed after struggling to pursue his dream of becoming a doctor, he was finally accepted into medical school after he lied about his race to appear black during the admissions process.

Vijay Chokal-Ingam, an Indian-American, gave himself a buzz cut, and trimmed what he describes as his “long Indian eyelashes” fifteen years ago, in order to look more African-American. He then began identifying himself as “black” on medical school app
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Tuesday April 7th, 2015

Man Who Returned 75-Pound Bag Of Money Receives $5,000 From Brinks posted 04/07/2015, 5:12 AM (
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SALT LAKE CITY — A man who returned a bag full of cash after it fell from an armored truck on a freeway off-ramp last week is being rewarded with $5,000 for his honesty.

Dan Kennedy met up Monday with a local executive from Brinks, the cash transportation company that lost the bag when it was jarred loose from its truck just off of I-80 on March 31. Kennedy said a company representative called him late last week and told him a $5,000 check was on its way once he could sign some ta
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Monday April 6th, 2015

France Moves to Ban Free-Refill Culture of Sugary Drinks in Bid to Combat Obesity posted 04/06/2015, 6:17 AM (The Independent)
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France has taken another step in its efforts to combat obesity, after the National Assembly voted to ban free-refills of sugar-filled drinks at shops and fast food chains.

Put forward by UDI member of parliament Arnaud Richard and voted through almost unanimously by MPs in the evening on 1 April, the health care law amendment will apply to any public place and ban access to fountains dispensing sugary drinks.

The ban would include those containing sweeteners which "
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Thursday April 2nd, 2015

Pat Buchanan Debates Hannity On Iran posted 04/02/2015, 8:27 PM (InformationLiberation)
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"Your friend Bibi’s been talking about Iran getting a bomb since 1992. In 2006, he said they’ll be building 25 bombs by the end of the decade. Are they? No."

See: Benjamin Netanyahu’s Long History of Crying Wolf About Iran’s Nuclear Weapons

'Take Off My Uniform!' Angry Vet Confronts Panhandler For 'Faking' Military Connection posted 04/02/2015, 8:26 PM (The Daily Mail)
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Emotionally-charged video shows the moment an angry Army veteran called out a panhandler in Tampa, Florida for faking a military connection by wearing a camouflage uniform.

Garrett Goodwin, who spent nearly 10 years in the Army as a combat medic, spotted the allegedly phony veteran while driving down the main road to MacDill Air Force Base on Sunday.

When he firs
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Violent thug threatens panhandler over costume.

Monday March 30th, 2015

'Animal Crush' Case Could Go Federal posted 03/30/2015, 6:29 PM (Courthouse News Service)
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HOUSTON (CN) - Two Texans jailed for videos they made showing the torture and killing of puppies and kittens might be federally charged for the footage after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear their case.... (more)

Indiana's Controversial 'Religious Freedom' May Have Unintentionally Legalized Marijuana posted 03/30/2015, 6:29 PM (The Free Thought Project)
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Indianapolis, Ind. – In an almost comical case of "Be careful what you wish for…," a recently signed, and extremely controversial Indiana bill, the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), may have just created a religious exemption for marijuana in the state.... (more)

Shooting At NSA Headquarters Leaves One Dead posted 03/30/2015, 6:29 PM (Washington Post)
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One person was killed and another was injured Monday morning when police with the National Security Agency opened fire on a vehicle whose driver refused commands to stop at a security gate, according to a statement from the agency.

The vehicle slammed into a police cruiser after shots were fired. The brief statement says one person was pronounced dead at the scene and another was taken to an area hospital. Authorities did not describe how the two were injured. An NSA police office
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Friday March 27th, 2015

Steep Drop in Colorado Marijuana Arrests posted 03/27/2015, 5:28 PM (Cato @ Liberty)
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A new report from the Drug Policy Alliance details a steep decline in the number of marijuana arrests in Colorado and remarks on the beneficial effects.

The key points:
  • Since 2010, marijuana possession charges are down by more than 90%, marijuana cultivation charges are down by 96%, and marijuana distribution charges are down by 99%.
  • ... (more)

Thursday March 26th, 2015

California: Longer Yellows Cut Violations In Half posted 03/26/2015, 4:22 PM (TheNewspaper)
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Cities frequently cite reductions in accidents at red light camera intersections as evidence that the devices are a valuable public safety tool. Behind the scenes, however, jurisdictions often implement engineering improvements that can have a big impact and are actually responsible for those numbers. Evidence for this can be found in Santa Clarita, California where the city council decided Tuesday to drop red light cameras in a 3 to 2 vote.... (more)

Wednesday March 25th, 2015

Feminist Conference Says Clapping 'Triggers Anxiety,' Asks Attendees To Use 'Jazz Hands' Instead posted 03/25/2015, 3:34 PM (Washington Times)
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A U.K. student feminism conference is asking attendees to refrain from clapping and use “jazz hands” instead so as to not trigger anxiety in others.

The National Union of Students (NUS) Women’s Campaign announced the clapping “ban” at the West Midlands conference on Twitter Tuesday, shortly after receiving a request from the Oxford University Women’s Campaign.

“@nuswomcam please can we ask people to stop clapping but do feminist jazz hands? it’s triggering some peop
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Friday March 20th, 2015

National Standard Heads Toward Longer Yellow Times posted 03/20/2015, 1:58 PM (TheNewspaper)
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Red light camera use has been on the decline nationwide, and the industry's woes are set to worsen. The Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) is circulating proposed changes to its yellow signal timing formula that will give motorists more time to stop at intersections without getting a ticket in the mail.... (more)

Thursday March 19th, 2015

Christian Chaplain Fired For Preaching Compassion And Love Over Violence Of American Sniper posted 03/19/2015, 12:12 PM (Raw Story)
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On February 10th, MidAmerica Nazarene University’s (MNU) chaplain Randy Beckum gave his morning sermon, which wasn’t unusual – it was his job. But what was different that day was the response to the sermon – as one student paper put it, the sermon sparked an “outcry” and a torrent of criticism particularly on social media. The criticism ranged from complaints that Beckum had politicized his sermons to the idea that he had insulted Christians who served in the military.... (more)

Thursday March 12th, 2015

2 Officers Shot At Protest Outside Ferguson Police Station posted 03/12/2015, 8:05 AM (Associated Press)
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FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- Two officers were shot in front of the Ferguson Police Department early Thursday, authorities said, as demonstrators gathered after the resignation of the city's police chief in the wake of a scathing Justice Department report alleging bias in the police department and court.

A 32-year-old officer from nearby Webster Groves was shot in the face and a 41-year-old officer from St. Louis County was shot in the shoulder, St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar
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Grainy video...

Jeffrey Tucker Debates Jan Helfeld on Anarchism posted 03/12/2015, 8:05 AM (YouTube)
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Watch part 2.

Tuesday March 10th, 2015

Philadelphia Officer Slain at GameStop Wanted to Reward Son for Good Grades posted 03/10/2015, 8:05 AM (NBC 10 Philadelphia)
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Slain police officer Robert Wilson III was getting a gift to reward his young son when he was gunned down trying to protect people inside a North Philadelphia video game store, authorities said Friday.

"He was making a security check and he was also picking up a gift for his 8-year-old son who had done exceptionally well at school," said Philadelphia Police Homicide Capt. Darrell Clark.

Wilson, an 8-year veteran from the 22nd District, died from his injuries after
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Tragic story of a good cop.

Thursday March 5th, 2015

NBA Launches Feminist Campaign to Lecture Men; 'Not Doing Enough Housework' posted 03/05/2015, 9:10 PM (Infowars)
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The NBA is backing a huge feminist public relations campaign headed up by Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg to lecture men about how they are not doing enough housework or child care.... (more)

Eating Three Meals a Day Declared Racist by Mother Jones posted 03/05/2015, 9:10 PM (Infowars)
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An article featured in the left-leaning news outlet Mother Jones this week declares the act of eating three meals a day to be racist. In a piece entitled, “Why You Should Stop Eating Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner,” writer Kiera Butler asserts that strict adherence to mealtimes is not only “anti-science,” but “racist” as well.

“When European settlers got to America, they
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How A Tweet Can Ruin Your Life posted 03/05/2015, 9:10 PM (Esquire)
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In this exclusive extract from his timely new book, So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed, Jon Ronson investigates a peculiar case of online retribution, and asks how we arrived at a situation where the fake indignation particular to social media can have such devastating real-world consequences.... (more)

Wednesday March 4th, 2015

Edward Snowden 'Ready To Return To States' posted 03/04/2015, 8:33 PM (AFP)
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Moscow (AFP) - Edward Snowden, the fugitive whistleblower who has been given refuge in Russia, is willing to return to the United States if he is given a fair trial, his lawyer said Tuesday.

"He is thinking about it. He has a desire to return and we are doing everything we can to make it happen," Anatoly Kucherena, the Russian lawyer who represents the former National Security Agency contractor, told a news conference.
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