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    Internet Trolls In UK Could Face 2 Years In Prison

    by  • 20 October, 2014 • 0 Comments

    The politics of polite discourse… London (AFP) – People found guilty of Internet “trolling” in Britain could be jailed for up to two years under government proposals outlined on Sunday, following a number of high-profile cases of abusive and threatening behaviour on Twitter. Justice Secretary Chris Grayling told the Mail on Sunday newspaper: “This...

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    Democrat Governor Deval Patrick Stacking The Deck

    by  • 19 October, 2014 • 4 Comments

    Typical Democrat shenanigans… As he prepares to leave office, Governor Deval Patrick is quietly transferring 500 of his managers into the state public employee union, a move that will qualify them for a series of 3 percent raises and insulate them from firing when the next governor takes over. All 500 of these public...

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    Scientist Stumbles Upon Rare Giant Spider

    by  • 19 October, 2014 • 1 Comment

    A scientist got the surprise of his life when he stumbled across a puppy-sized spider. Piotr Naskrecki, an entomologist, said the sound of the Goliath birdeater walking resembled the clip-clopping of horse hooves. He spotted the beast on a trek in the Amazonian rainforest. ‘I could clearly hear its hard feet hitting the ground...

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    Reseacher Worries Ebola May Be Mutating

    by  • 19 October, 2014 • 1 Comment

    Agents of change… Peter Jahrling, one of the country’s top scientists, has dedicated his life to studying some of the most dangerous viruses on the planet. Twenty-five years ago, he cut his teeth on Lassa hemorrhagic fever, hunting for Ebola’s viral cousin in Liberia. In 1989, he helped discover Reston, a new Ebola strain,...

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    Reminder: CDC Director Used To Be The NYC Food Cop

    by  • 19 October, 2014 • 3 Comments

    In case you forgot, the head of the CDC, Dr. Thomas Frieden — who has screwed up and screwed us royally in this Ebola crisis — was Mayor Bloomberg’s self-righteous, dictatorial Commissioner of Health and Mental Hygiene before he got this gig. Yeah, that’s right, he’s the large sugary soda, salt, trans-fat and smoking...

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    DNA Solves 40 Year Old Rape, Murder Case

    by  • 19 October, 2014 • 0 Comments

    In the spring of 1974, Mary Jayne Jones, 17, was raped, beaten, and shot at close range in the face and heart with a high-powered rifle. On April 9, 1974, her body was found, naked on a bed, in an isolated farmhouse near Blakesburg, Iowa. From the start, police had strong suspicions about who...

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