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Alabama Grandmother Shoots Burglary Suspect in Head

On July 18, a 63-year-old Alabama grandmother named Phyliss Law heard someone breaking in, so she retrieved her gun, waited until the suspect got close to her, then shot him in the head. According to Fox 10 TV, Law said she heard something "crackling... Show More Summary

And Another Thing. Mr 'P', 'People Power' and the Rule of Law

I must just quickly ask Mr ‘P’ why he is so unable to see the importance of intent in an action. Well, I know he won’t reply responsively because he almost never does. He long ago shut his mind to...

LIFESTYLES OF THE RICH AND MURDEROUS: Behind the Scenes in Putin’s Court: The Private Habits of a L…

LIFESTYLES OF THE RICH AND MURDEROUS: Behind the Scenes in Putin’s Court: The Private Habits of a Latter-Day Dictator.

Sour Old Rocker Tom Petty: 'No One's Got Christ Wrong More Than The Christians'

Billy Hallowell at The Blaze passed along a Billboard magazine interview with classic rocker Tom Petty, who’s now 63 and writing protest songs about the hot issues of...2002. His new album “Hypnotic Eye” carries a bonus track called “Playing Dumb” that attacks the problem of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church. Show More Summary

Cancer-Stricken Veteran Denied Benefits, Told to Get a Job by VA

Ken Moore, a Vietnam veteran suffering from cancer who is unable to walk or speak, was denied disability benefits by the Department of Veterans Affairs, and to add insult to injury he was told via a letter to go get a job. After receiving the jarring letter, Moore's wife, Judy, told WSMV TV in Nashville, "He read it and was like, 'This can't be real. Show More Summary

Bill would ease disciplining, firing federal senior execs

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will consider legislation Thursday that would make it easier for federal agencies to suspend or fire senior executives. The Senior Executive Service Accountability Act would double the probation period for top level civil servants from one year to two. Employees on probation may be dismissed more easily than […]

Hazlitt and the glazier’s fallacy

I’ve been working for quite a while now on a book which will respond to Henry Hazlitt’s Economics in One Lesson an adaptation of Bastiat for a modern US audience that was issued just after 1945 and has remained in print ever since. The planned title is Economics in Two Lessons. In my interpretation, Hazlitt’s […]

Mystery of the Red Smoke: Red Arrows in Apparent Show of Support for the Union

The Red Arrow aerial display team added red smoke to their fly-past at last night's Commonwealth Games opening ceremony in what will appear to some to be a show of support of the Union. According to the official media guide for the ceremony,...Show More Summary

One Million Strong Gaza March Planned For Saturday in London

Up to one million activists will march in support of Gaza through London this Saturday. The march is the latest in a series of high profile demonstrations to show solidarity between the British left and the Hamas ruled territory. The...Show More Summary

CNN POLL: Twice As Many Americans Say They Were Hurt By ObamaCare As Say They Were Helped….

CNN POLL: Twice As Many Americans Say They Were Hurt By ObamaCare As Say They Were Helped.

Troll

Dear Professor Jacobson: While walking in Chelsea (NYC, not London) last Sunday, I came upon a Volvo with a bumper sticker proclaiming “Republicans for Obama.” The Republicans have a big tent, from religious, social conservatives to libertarians, but I have

10 Questions With John Dean

Forty years after his boss resigned, he’s back with The Nixon Defense based on Watergate tapes

Is Courting Congress the Stuff of Movies? Hillary Clinton Doesn’t Think So

While the White House isn't so convinced getting to know one's adversaries pays off in politics, Hillary Clinton is signaling that if she does run in 2016, she may offer as a selling point her willingness to persevere with Congress in ways President Obama has been reluctant to do.

How Hillary and Bill Clinton Raised $1.4 Billion

Together, the Clintons have become two of the most impressive fundraisers in American history. Use the interactive graphic to see the many ways their supporters' money has been collected over the years.

Former Punter Chris Kluwe Explains His Vikings Lawsuit And Stance For LGBTQ Rights

Chris Kluwe isn’t asking for money or for his job back; he just wants the Vikings to release the full report on why he was fired. The report took six months to complete, and the Vikings are holding back, fearing embarrassment for the team. Kluwe doesn’t think he’s employable right now, but would like to [...]

David Cameron isn't even trying to change our relationship with the EU. Exit is the only option

Britain's relationship with the European Union needs to change, says David Cameron. But in what way? Thus far we have had a conspicuous lack of detail. Hints from Downing Street suggest that PM might look to tackle benefit tourism. Good. Or curb the power of human rights judges. Great. And end the "ever closer union". [...]

How the Terrorist Watch List Shows Contempt for Core American Values

Now that the government's guidelines are public, what was long suspected is now confirmed: the whole operation is a due process nightmare.

Another Botched Exectution: 2 Hours to Die

Joseph Wood was executed in Arizona yesterday. It took two hours to kill him. The execution was not halted, even though he repeatedly gasped and snorted during it. An Associated Press reporter who witnessed the execution saw Wood start gasping... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Do 10,000 baby boomers retire every day?

“Each day,10,000 baby boomers retire and begin receiving Medicare and Social Security benefits.” –Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio), writing in The Wall Street Journal, July 22, 2014 A reader asked about this line in Sen. Portman’s article, which warned of a looming budget crisis because of growth in entitlements. Could this figure possibly be true? The […]

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