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Instead of Bombing Syria to Fight the Islamic State, Let Syria and Others Battle Islamic Radicals

Until now, President Barack Obama's foreign policy appeared to be based more on reason than emotion. In contrast to the easily excitable and often angry Sen. John McCain, for instance, the president did not suggest war was the answer...Show More Summary

Bomb ISIS "Back to the Stone Age"

Looking more and more like a potential 2016 Presidential contender, Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) addressed a crowd at a Americans for Prosperity summit in Dallas yesterday. He laid out his positions in regards to the U.S. border/illegal immigration issues and the infamous Affordable Care Act. Show More Summary

Rick Perry Apologizes, Deletes Tweet About ‘Drunk’ DA

Texas Governor Rick Perry quickly deleted a Tweet where he referred to a district attorney as “the most drunk Democrat in Texas.” A picture of Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg, modeled after Dos Equis’ “Most Interesting Man in the World” ad campaign, was tweeted from the verified “@GovernorPerry” account on Sunday. “I don’t always [...]

How bad was Michael Brown's school?

A new study out this week shows that the Normandy school district, the district where Michael Brown graduated only days before his death, is the lowest-rated school district in the state. The district's rating declined 40 percent inShow More Summary

PTA Parents Allegedly Plants Drugs In Rival Mom’s Car

In case you’re wondering why some children grow up to be haters, here’s a prime example. Kelli Peters, a PTA volunteer from Irvine, cried hysterically in an Orange County court on Thursday as rival parent Kent Easter began his retrial for the alleged revenge plot, ABC reports. Prosecutors say the 40-year-old dad conspired with wife [...]

Massive Leak Of Stolen Celebrity Nudes Of Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton And Others Consumes The Internet

Late Sunday, Reddit and 4Chan exploded with one or more hackers dumping a large collection of stolen nude images from a long list of Hollywood celebrities. Among the celebrities affected are Jennifer Lawrence, Ariana Grande, Kate Upton,...Show More Summary

Ferguson Police Begin Wearing Body Cameras

Police officers in Ferguson, Missouri, have begun wearing body cameras after weeks of unrest over the shooting death of an unarmed black teen by a white officer, officials said on Sunday. "They are really enjoying them," Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson said of the cameras to the St. Show More Summary

Morning Bits

Let’s hope he learned from the experience. “Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) late Saturday shrugged off the idea that Republicans would shut down the federal government if President Obama took executive action on immigration reform.” The college experience isn’t what it used to be. “By shunting to the sidelines — when not banishing altogether — study […]

2 Shot in Accident at Shoot Straight Gun Range

Two friends were injured Sunday afternoon at Shoot Straight, a Casselberry, Florida, gun range, when one tried to unjam a 9 mm semi-automatic handgun and wound up shooting himself in the finger and his friend in the thigh. The men were taken to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries. Show More Summary

Bills Center: Blame ESPN for Michael Sam Cut

Michael Sam boasted three preseason sacks and led the St. Louis Rams in tackles in their game against the Dolphins. So why is the pass rusher on the outside of the NFL looking in upon week one of the season? "[B]lame that on espn," tweets Buffalo Bills center Eric Wood. Show More Summary

Boy Sent Home From School Because His Hair Was 'Too Long'

Wow, what a way to screw up a kid's first day of kindergarten. My heart breaks for this little boy. I remember how eager my kids were for that big milestone and what a happy day it was. This child had a different experience. When all...Show More Summary

OPEN THREAD- NOW WITH NUDE SELFIES

No, we don't have nudes of @ggreenwald. Stop asking. — NSA Public Relations (@NSA_PR) September 1, 2014 Raging debate on twitter about the celebrity leaks. Obviously a violation of privacy and horrifying for those involved, especially...Show More Summary

Why Are Americans Joining ISIS? Ask A Republican.

Occasionally the Sunday shows yield a gem of insight. ABC's This Week had one of those moments yesterday, during a discussion of ISIS. Here's the transcript: RADDATZ: You went to Pakistan. How did this happen to you? And then you recruited...Show More Summary

Former Lady Rocker Joins ISIS in Syria – Dreams of Beheading Christians

A British mother-of-two and former rocker traveled to Syria recently to join ISIS. She has threatened to behead Christians with a blunt knife (Kataeb.org) Someone forgot to explain to her Islam is a religion of peace. The IBTimes reported: A … Continue reading ?

Labor's New Groove: Taking the Struggle From Streets to Legislatures at the Twilight of Collective Bargaining

15 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Tapped

L abor Day, 2014, comes at a time when Americans have concluded—correctly—that their country is downwardly mobile. In a Rutgers University poll released last week, 71 percent of Americans said they believed the changes to the economy caused by the Great Recession are permanent. Show More Summary

Ukrainian President Poroshenko: 'Very Close' to 'Full-Scale War' with Russia

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Sunday that his country and Russia are “very close to the point of no return,” which he defined as full-scale war, after this week's revelation that Russian forces have entered Ukraine. Poroshenko...Show More Summary

Lessons From A Long-Time Loner

by Dish Staff Christopher Knight spent nearly three decades living alone in the woods of Maine, earning him the nickname “the North Pond Hermit,” before getting caught for theft and sentenced to prison. Michael Finkel asked Knight about what he learned from a solitary, hardscrabble existence: Anyone who reveals what he’s learned, Chris told me, […]

Column - Does Christine Milne say we should just let them die?

I have a question for Greens leader Christine Milne about what she agrees is the “slaughter of…

Christie’s Bridgegate Costing Taxpayers Millions

The law firm hired by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is billing $7.3 million for handling bridgegate, a tab the taxpayer will pay. Gibson Dunn billed the state $784,459 for May, June and July, NJ.com said. The firm had already been paid $6.52 million on the legal bills through April. Christie hired Gibson Dunn in [...]

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