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Hoax Twitter Message and Call Cost Doctor Kruse His Cruise

All it takes to ruin a guy’s vacation is one anonymous moron with a computer and a phone, and a bunch of gullible and overreacting law enforcement agents and cruise personnel: A Nashville neurosurgeon was pulled off a Carnival cruise suspected of planning to commit a bio-terrorist attack, after a tweet from an impostor account [...]
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It's Doctors Who Control the Number of Doctors in America, Not the Government

Politics / US Politics : Kevin Drum (last year)

After writing yesterday about the reason we pay doctors so much, I received a bunch of tweets basically calling me a communist, or a moron, or sometimes a communist moron. I mostly ignored them because that's what I usually do, but ... Read Post

Q: What Is It When Cops Reject Civilian Control? A: What Do You Call A Police State?

US Politics / Liberal : Crooks and Liars (2 days ago)

I've known lots of cops in my day. I even used to drink with them when I was a reporter, and they were a very funny bunch of guys -- that is, when they weren't brutalizing people, acting as an enforcement arm of the local Republican... Read Post

THE RISE OF NAKED VACATIONS: When the Carnival Freedom sets sail from Florida next February for a…

US Politics / Conservative : Instapundit (3 years ago)

THE RISE OF NAKED VACATIONS: When the Carnival Freedom sets sail from Florida next February for an eight-day cruise to Panama, it will offer the same amenities as any other Carnival cruise: three pools, a jogging track, a 1970s danc... Read Post


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