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Is Ann Coulter now turning
on Ted Cruz?

Daily Caller, by Jamie Weinstein

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Posted By:mikkins2, 2/21/2014 10:55:20 AM

First conservative icon Thomas Sowell turned on Ted Cruz, now it appears that Ann Coulter is souring on the Texas Republican as well. Sowell published two columns this week slamming Cruz for being self-serving. Coulter praised the first of Sowell’s columns in a tweet Wednesday. Later, in an appearance on Fox News’ “Hannity” Wednesday night, Coulter doubled down on her praise of Sowell’s anti-Cruz column: ”I never push anyone else’s column but mine. Today everyone has got to read Thomas Sowell’s article.” During the “Hannity” segment, Coulter attacked tea party groups for being filled with “shysters” and “conmen,” naming specifically the Senate Conservatives

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One must remember that Ann Coulter is of the Republican Establishment. She worked for the United States Senate Judiciary Committee, Republican Senator Spencer Abraham, and dated a Liberal Democrat Andrew Stein who is now with business consulting firm Arapaho Partners, LLC.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: ruready?, 2/21/2014 11:08:41 AM     (No. 9741160)

Ann is angling to be the RINO equivalent of Oprah.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: tomanderson61, 2/21/2014 11:18:38 AM     (No. 9741176)

I learned something about Ann Coulter a long time ago.

She is interested in nothing but money. She will say whatever to stay in the limelight and sell books. Sure, I believe she hates liberals, but first and foremost, it´s about money.

She has said totally idiotic things many times. I never got the idea that she is totally serious about anything--others may feel that is just her sense of humor--I no longer do.

Its all about being provocative and making the news--so that she sells more books.

Just like the gay marriage debate has nothing to do with human rights, feminism has nothing to do with helping women, and Planned Parenthood has nothing to do with planning to be a parent, Coulter has nothing to do with conservatism.

She has to do with selling books, period. And she laughs every day about that.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: LC Hoghead, 2/21/2014 11:18:46 AM     (No. 9741177)

If the Tea Party is minimalized by the RINO´s again, the Representative Republic will be completely gone. It is not far from gone now. People continue to call it democratic, it was never meant to be democratic. Now it is moving fast toward communist, which many fools think is such a wonderful thing.
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Google pictures of the cold war USSR, pay attention to the empty shelves and long lines. Get ready to bury the farmers who won´t grow what the state wants. Be prepared for gas rationing, food rationing, energy rationing, no work on our infrastructure it will continue to fall apart.
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Your health care will not matter (already started), toilet paper that you can see the wood grain in, the government will control your life, or you will be killed, relocated, branded a terrorist (already done to Veterans).
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PEOPLE WAKE UP, UNITE AGAINST THIS TAKE OVER OF OUR COUNTRY BY OBAMA AND HIS COMMUNIST TEAM OF TRAITORS.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Periwinkel, 2/21/2014 11:21:14 AM     (No. 9741181)

Ann Coulter is...

The Little Girl with a curl right in the middle of her forehead.

When she is good, she is very, very, good and when she is bad she is HORRID!

Ann is headed into her horrid phase as elections draw near.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: nimby, 2/21/2014 11:23:39 AM     (No. 9741186)

A Christie supporter too!!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Avogadra, 2/21/2014 11:25:55 AM     (No. 9741191)

So having a Republican Senate is now the Holy Grail, and nothing can be allowed to interfere? What happened when Republicans had the House, the Senate and the Presidency? I seem to remember things like No Child Left Behind, Medicare Part D, HIPAA and TARP. I´m sorry, but electing a majority of spineless, principle-free Republicans is not my idea of nirvana.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: LC Hoghead, 2/21/2014 11:29:30 AM     (No. 9741196)

Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is literally the king of the Chamber of Commerce and the Karl Rovian branch of the party. He supports open borders because his donors, associates, former staffers-turned lobbyists, and consultants are some of the biggest and most obnoxious supporters of amnesty, particularly those staffers working for Zuckerberg’s scandalous group.

The Chamber has made it clear that they will reward those who support amnesty and punish those who oppose it. After investing hundreds of thousands into McConnell’s reelection, they are clearly confident he would bring amnesty legislation to the Senate floor were he to become Majority Leader next year.

Again, it is incontrovertibly clear that our only path to stopping amnesty during the final years of Obama’s presidency is to have a strong showing in this year’s primaries.If we fail to do so, by Coulter’s own account, the Republican Party will self-destruct.

Sadly, in an egregious example of disconnect with her own stated views, Coulter has been attacking those who are leading the fight for competitive primaries against amnesty supporters.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Cat Ballou, 2/21/2014 11:43:00 AM     (No. 9741213)

The “shysters” and “conmen,” are already in charge of the Republican party Ann. It´s time for a change to leaders that will represent the American people.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: nosillod, 2/21/2014 11:45:55 AM     (No. 9741217)

I seem to remember when President Bush signed a bill to build a fence along the Mexican border; Nance Pelosi simply said, we won´t fund it. And the House didn´t fund it. Hence, no fence. Fast forward to Obamacare...Ted Cruz wanted the House to not fund it and is vilified by the right for wanting to do the same thing Nancy did. Same thing on the budget. Ted was told to wait til the debt ceiling fight and he´ll get some satisfaction. Wrong. I don´t see any difference in our debt accumulation with Boehner in office than when Pelosi was in office. For the first time in almost 40 years of voting I have all but made up my mind not to vote if our presidential nominee is another John McCain, Mitt Romney type. We need Ted. Most of the rest are part of the problem, not the solution.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: jfodoch, 2/21/2014 11:47:39 AM     (No. 9741218)

I believe Ann has a lot to say, and I don´t usually disagree with her, but she´s too "in your face" for my taste.

In order to convince others that your ideas are rational and workable, it´s all about marketing/selling to the uninformed (look at what this creature in the WH has accomplished !!!).

Ann comes across as a ditz, an intelligent ditz, to be sure, and with ideas, but nevertheless a smug ditz.

It´s all about MARKETING ! That´s LIFE !!!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: olcap, 2/21/2014 11:49:02 AM     (No. 9741220)

Any politician that´s married to a bankster VP is s shyster, no question about it.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Emmajustin, 2/21/2014 12:00:19 PM     (No. 9741243)

Et tu, Ann?

Shame.
Ted is the best thing that has happened to this country in 4 years.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: drcopela, 2/21/2014 12:01:04 PM     (No. 9741244)

There is always one or more here that can´t help but try to destroy America and the one is who is fighting for our future.

You are either with us or against us in fighting for our freedom in America.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: aasilver, 2/21/2014 12:03:51 PM     (No. 9741250)

The Daily Caller is a mouth piece for George Soros and the Democrat party. Their job is to stir the pot.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: StormCnter, 2/21/2014 12:10:21 PM     (No. 9741258)

#15, can you substantiate that charge?

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Reply 16 - Posted by: earlybird, 2/21/2014 12:26:29 PM     (No. 9741281)

Coulter is so fatiguing. She keeps her schtick alive by doing this stuff. It is what she is. What she does. I am trying to figure out her constructive achievements and contributions to the betterment of our country. She is too abrasive to attract a really large audience of followers.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: killerbee, 2/21/2014 12:36:33 PM     (No. 9741297)

Ann Coulter was a major Christie supporter and loves insulting small government Republicans. So, yeah, she´s part of the problem.

Thomas Sowell´s criticisms of Cruz are more disturbing, but not in a way that makes me think he´s right and Cruz is wrong. Someone needs to take a stand. If only one guy has the guts to do it, then he´s going to be the guy they´re talking about. I suppose Rand Paul is pushing himself and doesn´t care about the party as well. Does it ever occur to these people that the party is dying as a result of its complacency? As a result of its cravenness? Yes, it needs a libertarian jump start and to get its´ mojo by being the opposition party. Only then will it, and America, have a future.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Susannah, 2/21/2014 12:46:46 PM     (No. 9741316)

Psst, #15? It´s supposed to be a BIIIG secret, but Nancy Pelosi funds Breitbart.com. And Sarah Palin´s PAC subsidizes Moveon.org.

But don´t tell anyone. No one´s supposed to know. Loose lips sink ships.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Yosemite Sam, 2/21/2014 12:50:50 PM     (No. 9741323)

#16 Having followed your line for years, "The lady doth protest too much, methinks."

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Yosemite Sam, 2/21/2014 12:55:04 PM     (No. 9741335)

Psst, #19? Daily Caller is a liberal mouth piece not a reliable news source not worth the clicks; much less a post.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: mickturn, 2/21/2014 12:56:16 PM     (No. 9741338)

Ann Coulter, 1/2 her brain sent to Liberal heaven, just to make it fair......

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Reply 22 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 2/21/2014 12:56:23 PM     (No. 9741339)

Ann´s first allegiance is to the party and keeping the elitist RINOs in leadership positions.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 2/21/2014 1:16:18 PM     (No. 9741374)

To paraphrase a famous statement - a party divided cannot stand ! and the party that is united is killing this Country.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: tulipwood, 2/21/2014 1:19:17 PM     (No. 9741378)

Ann Coulter is rapidly becoming irrelevant. She flips her conservative positions and much as she flips her too-long hair.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Malia2012, 2/21/2014 1:23:30 PM     (No. 9741383)

So now, Ann Coulter, Thomas Sowell, Mona Charen, AND the Daily Caller are the enemy? From on high, it is decreed that it is now forbidden for anyone to criticize ANY "conservative" in the GOP but it is perfectly fine to attack so called "RINO´s"? Wow! Just wow! BTW, Ann Coulter did NOT attack voters who actually ARE Tea Party supporters, only the phony ones. Good grief!

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Up2Here, 2/21/2014 1:29:56 PM     (No. 9741386)

I am of the belief that every talking head,from Lanny Davis/Juan Williams on the left to Ann Coulter on the right are on the payrolls of special interest lobbying groups.

I filter what they say through that prism. Which is why I don´t care what they say and can´t watch Hannity anymore.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: kanphil, 2/21/2014 2:06:03 PM     (No. 9741421)

Ann Coulter is an amusing gadfly, interested only in selling books. Ted Cruz need not worry about anything she does. Dr Thomas Sowell is another matter, however. He is a serious man and needs to be taken seriously.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: JAN, 2/21/2014 2:11:32 PM     (No. 9741429)

Publicity whores without the courage to enter the arena.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: belwhatter, 2/21/2014 2:40:57 PM     (No. 9741470)

I watched Coulter´s latest rant on Hannity´s show last night - she practically blasted him out of the studio. She was vituperation personified - gone a little bit crazy I suspect.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: absalom, 2/21/2014 3:30:51 PM     (No. 9741534)

Coulter is a bull in a China Shop type w/o discretion or discernment. When you´re 50ish and staring at spinsterhood, one apparently get´s easily agitated. She´ll never be labeled a reflective mind.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: TXknitter, 2/21/2014 3:38:24 PM     (No. 9741541)

I used to argue that Ann´s primary interest wasn´t money. Smarter LDotters tried to set me straight!
Alas, #3 was always right on. Ann is even rude at her book signings.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: nosillod, 2/21/2014 3:47:49 PM     (No. 9741552)

I believe Tucker Carlson is the Founder and editor-in-chief of the Daily Caller.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: frenesi1, 2/21/2014 4:19:21 PM     (No. 9741581)

I like her columns but wouldn´t take her advise politically as to Republican picks.

I haven´t noticed that that Daily Caller is a leftist site.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: Pluperfect, 2/21/2014 4:24:31 PM     (No. 9741587)

Of course the Daily Caller isn´t a leftist site, nor is it " mouth piece for George Soros and the Democrat party". But facts don´t matter to the easily bamboozled.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: SaguaroJack, 2/21/2014 5:47:49 PM     (No. 9741644)

Coulter´s lost her bona fides with me. She´s attacking a principled man who´s following in Reagan´s tracks. I have no further interest in anything Coulter has to say.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: yorkiemom, 2/21/2014 6:04:16 PM     (No. 9741649)

Read Coulter´s last paragraph. She is absolutely right. I couldn´t stand McCain, but he was better than Obama, so he got my vote. Even the "real" conservative Palin ran with him and still praises him.

Wake up, people. We need to win in 2014 first.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: FunnyGirl, 2/21/2014 6:14:54 PM     (No. 9741655)

Ann was never a Christie fan any more than she hates Cruz. She is a pundit. Her livelihood is dependent upon selling books, remaining relevant and being in demand on various shows. Don´t criticize because she isn´t your conservative guru anymore, she never was. Same with Rush (whom I adore), Hannity, Levin, all of them need to remain in the conversation. Falling for all of this is only playing into the hands of the left.



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Reply 38 - Posted by: fritzilou, 2/21/2014 7:33:32 PM     (No. 9741722)

Of course she has; she has found her comfort zone with the elites of New York and Washington, DC. While she talks the conservative talk, she doesn´t insist on the conservative walk. Also, she is young enough not to know or remember how hard we older citizens worked to elect conservatives from Goldwater forward. Things have only gotten worse, the debt and deficit deeper and in my view, why keeping going back for more of the same. If instead of winning six senators, we only win three or four...it won´t change a thing until we have the presidency too. We then have two more years to win that prize. Of course, that is if the American people don´t chose socialism . We will then just suffer until the financial collapse of our country.

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Reply 39 - Posted by: absalom, 2/21/2014 8:41:59 PM     (No. 9741754)

#40. The GOP held Congress and the WH from 2000-06. Please advise specifically;
a.) what they did to deter the financial collapse of the USA and
b.) why things will be different this time???

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Reply 40 - Posted by: Sunhan65, 2/21/2014 10:46:05 PM     (No. 9741872)

Advocated Romney. Dated Bill Maher. Criticizes Cruz.

Ann Coulter has terrible taste in men.

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Reply 41 - Posted by: doctorfixit, 2/22/2014 4:54:00 AM     (No. 9741951)

Coulter does well attacking liberals. Defending the RINO establishment, not so much. By attacking Cruz she is endorsing him. The more the RINOs stamp their feet the more I know he´s on the right track.

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Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/15/2014 6:12:53 PM     Post Reply
Casual marijuana use may come with some not-so-casual side effects. For the first time ever, researchers at Northwestern University have analyzed the relationship between casual use of marijuana and brain changes – and found that young adults who used cannabis just once or twice a week showed significant abnormalities in two important brain structures. The study’s findings, to be published Wednesday in the Journal of Neuroscience, are similar to those of past research linking chronic, long-term marijuana use with mental illness and changes in brain development. Dr. Hans Breiter, co-senior study author, said he was inspired to look at the effects of casual

Which Actor Portrays The
Best James Bond?

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American Spectator, by Jonah Goldberg and Taki Theodoracopulos    Original Article
Posted By: Drive- 4/16/2014 11:20:22 AM     Post Reply
Look, everyone loves Sean Connery, particularly Sean Connery. That’s why he plays Sean Connery in every movie he’s in. People love that Scottish brogue so much, they don’t mind that he has it when he plays Juan Sánchez Villa-Lobos Ramírez, an immortal Spaniard in Highlander. The guy even won an Oscar for playing an Irish cop with a Scottish accent. Talk about sexist double standards: Meryl Streep has to master foreign dialects to get her golden statuettes. Connery just has to show up on time. In economics you devalue a currency by printing too much of it. In film you

Michelle Obama Riverdances
Through Dublin to the Tune
of $7,921,638

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Breitbart Big Peace, by Tom Fitton    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/17/2014 6:45:16 AM     Post Reply
When it comes to tracking the cost of Obama family vacations, there are two primary challenges. First, the Obamas are prolific jet-setters, so there are many details to track. Second, the Obama administration, clearly embarrassed by these lavish and frequent family vacations, stonewalls the release of records at every turn. But we have been relentless in pursuit of this information. Our attorneys file the lawsuits and make our case, and our investigators pour through pages of records and crunch the numbers. And the information we’ve uncovered – information that would otherwise remain under lock and key – shows that the

Elizabeth Warren whines about coverage
of her fraudulent Indian claim

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Daily Caller, by Patrick Howley    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/16/2014 9:54:52 PM     Post Reply
Democratic Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren wrote in her forthcoming book that she was “hurt” and “angry” by 2012 reporting on her fraudulent claim to Native American heritage. “What really threw me, though, were the constant attacks from the other side,” Warren wrote in her book “A Fighting Chance.” “I would almost persuade myself that I was starting to get the hang of full-throttle campaigning and then — bam! Out of left field, the state Republican Party, or the Brown campaign, or some blogger, would launch a rocket at me,” Warren wrote, adding, ”I was stunned by the attacks.” This reporter (blogger?) reported extensively

White babies just 15 months old show racial
bias when picking playmates, study found

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Daily Mail (U.K.), by Staff    Original Article
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Toddlers show racial bias when picking playmates, a study reveals. They also take account of how fairly others behave. Researchers tested the reaction of white 15-month-olds as toys were distributed. Two white adults divided the toys, one equally and the other unequally. Seventy per cent of the toddlers chose to play with the researcher who distributed the toys fairly. But in a second test, when one researcher favoured a white recipient over an Asian one, they picked the ‘fair’ researcher less often, the journal Frontiers in Psychology reports. And the babies are more likely to help those who share the same ethnicity, which is known as

Why is US Senator Harry
Reid so concerned with
a local Nevada rancher?

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Fox News, by Wayne Allyn Root    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/16/2014 9:37:12 PM     Post Reply
I live in Las Vegas. I live and breath Nevada politics. Something is very wrong. Something smells rotten in the Nevada desert. And Senator Harry Reid’s fingerprints are all over it. I am of course referring to the Bundy Ranch siege. This was a dispute between a Nevada ranching family with rights to the land in question for 140 years and the BLM (Bureayu of Land Management). The government claims they haven’t paid grazing fees for 20 years. The result was a government assault on the ranch- including snipers with assault rifles, SUV’s, helicopters, airplanes and over 200 heavily armed troops. No

Atlanta Braves flooded with Hank
Aaron hate mail: He’s a ‘s*****g’

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Washington Times (D.C.), by Cheryl K. Chumley    Original Article
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Hank Aaron’s recent comments about the need for America to realize that racism is still very much alive and thriving — only now due to those who wear “neckties and starched shirts” rather than KKK hoods — has sparked an angry backlash and many fans are turning the tables, calling the baseball legend himself a racist. “Hank Aaron is a s*****g piece of [expletive] [racial slur],” one man said in an email to the Atlanta Braves’ front office, one of the teams Mr. Aaron used to play for, CBS News reported. “My old man instilled in my mind from a

White is not right: Campus admins ask
for help weeding out white people

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Daily Caller, by Robby Soave    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/15/2014 7:47:18 PM     Post Reply
Western Washington University sent a questionnaire to students asking them for advice on how the administration could succeed at making sure that in future years, “we are not as white as we are today.” The question notes that WWU’s racial make up does not perfectly reflect the nation at large, and asks students to consider strategies that other universities have used to focus on skin color as the paramount indicator of a student-applicant’s worth. The president of WWU has stated that his explicit goal is to reduce the white population on campus, according to Campus Reform. “I’ve said before and I’ll say it

Former US president joins
opposition to Keystone XL

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Houston Chronicle, by Jennifer A. Dlouhy    Original Article
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WASHINGTON — Former President Jimmy Carter joined fellow Nobel laureates Wednesday in opposing Keystone XL, insisting that approving the pipeline would trigger “more climate upheaval” around the globe. In an open letter to President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry, Carter and the nine other Nobel Peace Prize winners bluntly warned the leaders: “Your decision on the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline will define your climate legacy.” The missive, published as an advertisement in Politico, represents the first time Carter has taken a position on the $5.4 billion project and makes him the first former president to come

Progressive Insurance
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National Review Online, by Victor Davis Hanson    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/15/2014 10:08:10 PM     Post Reply
How do you ensure that you won’t be ostracized, denounced, or fired if you are a media celebrity, captain of industry, or high public official? For some, sexist banter is certainly no problem. Stand-up comedian Bill Maher called Sarah Palin a c–t and a tw-t, but suffered no ill consequences. David Letterman joked on air that Sarah Palin’s 14-year-old daughter had had sex with Alex Rodriguez during a New York Yankees game. There was no downside to that either. President Obama tosses around “sweetie” as he wishes. No problem with that. No one believes Barack could be condescending to women.


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