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Bratton’s battle cry

As self-styled social justice advocates call on the NYPD to scale back so-called broken windows enforcement of quality-of-life laws, Commissioner Bill Bratton is hanging admirably tough.

Obama's delay on immigration creates uncertainty

5 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's possible delay in taking action on immigration has thrown advocates and lawmakers from both parties a curveball, barely two months before the midterm elections.

The Union of Censorious Scientists: Stop Quoting 'Contrarians'

Elliott Negin used to be a foreign news editor for National Public Radio. Now he’s a "director of news and commentary" for the leftist Union for Concerned Scientists, one of the nation’s leading advocates of panic about global warming. In...Show More Summary

5 Reasons Why No One Should Be Glad That Galloway Was Beaten Up

I really hope my cohorts don't stoop to the depths that leftists do when they advocate and condone violence and vandalism today. George Galloway was beaten up on a London street. As yet the motives are unclear, but apparently his assailant shouted something about the Holocaust. Show More Summary

We Want Fun and You Better Believe it

15 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

It's a long weekend. Time to let your hair down and give the world a big ol' thumbs up. You know what we want? We want fun. Let's let good-time guy and party advocate Andrew WK rock us into Friday. Read more...

Greg Jones released by Saints

The Saints brought veteran fullback Greg Jones aboard early in camp after Erik Lorig went down with a leg injury, but he won’t be helping to open holes or protect Drew Brees this season. Nick Underhill of the Baton Rouge Advocate reports that Jones has been released as the team starts the process of paring…

Dr. Drew Interviews Daniel Pierce

17 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

The Advocate sets up the clip below: Previewing the video, host Dr. Drew Pinsky and his panel offered a little context on the situation that ensued before Pierce began filming. The teen's grandparents, father, and stepmother were attempting...Show More Summary

Smart Guns, Guts, and the NRA: Shoot-Out at the Massachusetts Corral

America doesn't have a gun control issue. It has an impulse control issue. Gun control advocates came to realize that if they couldn't push legislation through Congress in the wake of Newtown and Aurora, it wasn't going to happen anytime soon. And yet, mass killings continue to haunt the headlines with no apparent way to curtail them. Show More Summary

Report advocates improved police training

A new report released yesterday by the Mental Health Commission of Canada identifies ways to improve the mental health training and education that police personnel receive. read more

"Libertarian ideology is the natural enemy of science," says The Guardian: Absolute Codswallop.

19 hours agoNews : Reason

Guardian columnist David Robert Grimes singles out advocates of property rights and free markets as a special menace to society largely because their supposedly greed blinds them to the scientific truths about climate change, gun control, and pharmaceutical research and development so evident to objective and fair-minded leftwingers. Show More Summary

Remembering Simin Behbahani: Iran’s Legendary Poet And Advocate

The prominent Iranian poet, Simin Behbahani, died last week in Pars hospital in Tehran, at the age of 87. In her funeral ceremony, held on August 22, thousands of Iranians gathered to say farewell to one of the legendary poets of the contemporary era. Show More Summary

Laura Ingraham Tells Radio Listeners That Obama Considers Them, Not Islamic State, The "True Enemy"

From the August 29 edition of Courtside Entertainment Group's The Laura Ingraham Show: Previously: AAJA And MPAC Demand Action After Fox Host Advocated For Violence Against MuslimsMuslim Leaders Have Roundly Denounced Islamic State, But Conservative Media Won't Tell You That Laura Ingraham Defies Reality, Suggests Muslim Leaders Haven't Condemned ISIS Violence

Mother of Abortion Activist Who Attacked Pro-Lifers Sues Pro-Life Group for “Emotional Distress”

An abortion supporter attacks a group of pro-life advocates in Columbus, Ohio and was recently ordered to pay restitution in the case. Now, in a strange twist, the abortion backer’s mother has filed suit against the pro-life group claiming “emotional distress” from the publicity surrounding her daughter’s assault of their members. The abortion backer, Victoria […]

Freight Master Plan Launches

In June SDOT launched the City’s first freight master plan. Even a strong advocate of moving travelers to transit like me recognizes that short-haul cargo isn’t going to ride transit, and the free flow of freight is to Seattle’s long term advantage. However, freight is often an excuse for too many general-purpose highway lane-miles. The Port […]

Homeschool Advocate Michael Farris Responds to Sex Scandals of Homeschool Leaders Bill Gothard, Doug Phillips

The Home School Legal Defense Association criticized the patriarchy movement among some Christian and homeschool leaders as unbiblical and harmful, and apologized for not speaking up sooner about the issue.

Get the basics right SATSQ

Is knowing what you’re talking about an automatic disqualification from writing about health policy at Forbes Magazine? Josh Archambault at Forbes last June was advocating that Gov. Corbett (R-PA) pull the application for a waiver for Healthy PA because it was not reformy/screw the poor enough and fucks up some basic facts: The flawed design of [Read more...]

This 11-Year-Old Was Locked Up Trying to Cross the Border. Read the Heartfelt Letter She Sent Obama.

On Tuesday, the nation's top immigration court allowed a Guatemalan woman who fled her abusive husband to petition for asylum in the United States. It's a landmark ruling that immigrant rights advocates hope will protect women who have escaped horrific marital violence in countries besides Guatemala. One of those women is a Honduran named Rosemary. Show More Summary

Second Flight Diverted Over Escalating Seat Reclining War

The war between recliners and legroom advocates is escalating—for the second time this week, a commercial flight was forced to make an emergency landing when two passengers started to fight over the use of reclining seats. Read more...

ABC Nabs Medical Drama From David Marshall Grant & Vendetta As Put Pilot

In a very competitive situation, ABC has landed a medical advocate drama project from David Marshall Grant (Nashville, Smash). The project, produced by Sheldon Turner and Jennifer Klein's Vendetta Prods. and Warner Bros. TV, has received what I hear is a high-end put pilot commitment. Show More Summary

Amnesty Groups to Illegals: Fill Up Piggy Bank Ahead of Executive Amnesty

Before President Barack Obama potentially enacts executive amnesty "by the end of summer," amnesty advocates are urging illegal immigrants to start preparing now, including saving money to get potential work permits. In addition to continuing...Show More Summary

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