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    Dem Senator John Walsh Plagiarism Scandal

    by  • 23 July, 2014 • 0 Comments

    Colonel copycat… (Newser) – It’s bad news for Democrats in general and worse news for one Democrat in particular: The New York Times is out with a detailed report alleging plagiarism on the part of Montana Sen. John Walsh. It’s not pretty: The report shows that about 25% of Walsh’s 2007 master’s thesis at...

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    White House Caught Tracking Website Visitors

    by  • 23 July, 2014 • 0 Comments

    White House, white lies… They proudly say that they comply with federal privacy law, eschewing cookies, but sneakily use Addthis’s “canvas fingerprinting,” a product whose other major user is Youporn (but they stopped after they were outed, and the White House didn’t). The original research comes from a team at KU Leuven and Princteon,...

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    Obama Chickens Out Of Jimmy Kimmel Appearance

    by  • 23 July, 2014 • 0 Comments

    Too busy saving the world or something… President Obama pulled the plug on a planned “Jimmy Kimmel” appearance Wednesday … because he didn’t think it was wise to do a comedy show in the middle of 2 international crises. White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said the President was in talks with Kimmel but...

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    George Harrison Memorial Tree Killed, By Beetles

    by  • 23 July, 2014 • 1 Comment

    Oh the irony… (Newser) – A tree planted in Los Angeles to honor former Beatle George Harrison has been killed—by beetles. Councilman Tom LaBonge says the pine grew to more than 12 feet tall before succumbing to a bark beetle infestation. The tree was removed last month and will be replanted in the fall....

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    University of Wisconsin Mulling Over Race-Based Grading

    by  • 22 July, 2014 • 2 Comments

    Hey, Asians can’t have all the A’s.  We must have ‘representational equity,’ ‘proportional participation,’ ‘compositional diversity,’ equity mindedness,’ and ‘equitable distribution of grades.’ From EAG News via I Hate the Media W. Lee Hansen, a professor emeritus of economics at UW-Madison wrote in an op-ed piece for the John William Hope Pope Center for...

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    LA Street Artist Takes Aim At Obama Fundraiser

    by  • 22 July, 2014 • 2 Comments

    As President Obama arrives in Los Angeles for his $32,000 per plate fundraiser at the home of Shonda Rhimes this week, a local street artist is pointing out the irony of the producer of the hit TV show Scandal, a show about a Washington public relations firm that specializes in managing political scandals, hosting...

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