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    Blood Evidence Corroborates Officer Wilson’s Account in Ferguson Incident

    by  • 20 October, 2014 • 2 Comments

    From the Washington Post: Forensic evidence shows Michael Brown’s blood on the gun, on the uniform and inside the car of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, law enforcement officials said, information they believe potentially corroborates the officer’s story that the unarmed 18-year-old tried to take his gun. The evidence will make it harder for...

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    Voter ID And Gun Laws

    by  • 20 October, 2014 • 1 Comment

    Folks on the commonsense side of the issue often remark that you need an ID to buy a car, a cell phone, a house, an alcoholic beverage, a gun or for that matter apply for a host of social services like foodstamps and welfare. But the one item on the list that’s actually a...

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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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