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NSA broke privacy rules thousands of times per year, audit finds – The Washington Post

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washingtonpost.com – The documents, provided earlier this summer to The Washington Post by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, include a level of detail and analysis that is not routinely shared with Congress or the …

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NSA broke privacy rules thousands of times per year: report

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Reuters Top News

reuters.com – WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The National Security Agency has broken privacy rules or overstepped its legal authority thousands of times each year since 2008, the Washington Post reported on Thursday, ci…

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Anti-religious abuse on Twitter continues to plumb new depths

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Adam Baldwin

scotscatholic.org – Given that today is the Solemnity of the Assumption of Our Lady I decided, after receiving some abuse, to try to bring an end to a conversation about the article by saying ‘God Bless you! Remember …

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Egypt braces for more violence as Brotherhood calls ‘march of anger’

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reuters.com – CAIRO (Reuters) – Deeply polarized Egypt braced for renewed confrontation on Friday after the Muslim Brotherhood called for a nationwide march of millions to show anger at a ferocious security crac…

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‘Is Everybody Blind?’: City Council Meeting Erupts in Applause After Ex-Marine Issues Dire Warning About U.S. ‘Building a Domestic Army’ | Video

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theblaze.com – A former member of the United States Marine Corps on Monday night voiced his serious concerns about the U.S. “building a domestic Army” during a local city council meeting in Concord, N.H. In his i…

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Mad Matt | The Weekly Standard

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weeklystandard.com – Elysium is another ruined-planet movie, the third this year after Oblivion and After Earth. Such movies come in two forms: Either the Earth has gone wild and uncultivated so that it’s entirely cove…

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New Poll Shows Support for Defunding Obamacare

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blog.heritage.org – A new poll of American voters shows a majority—57 percent—support defunding this unfair, unaffordable, unworkable law. Heritage Action for America and Basswood Research asked voters in 10 different…

BUSINESS

Analysis: U.S. retailers say uneven recovery keeps consumers cautious

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Reuters Top News

reuters.com – (Reuters) – From Wal-Mart Stores Inc and Gap Inc to Macy’s Inc and McDonald’s Corp, chains that cater to middle- and lower-income Americans say they are feeling the pinch of an uneven economic reco…

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Michelle Malkin | 10 images mocking George W. Bush that were far worse than a harmless rodeo clown «

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michellemalkin.com – Over the years, I’ve meticulously chronicled progressive haters and their rank hypocrisy. It’s time for yet another refresher course as the libs go nuts over a rodeo clown. Without further ado, dra…

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Digital era threatens tenuous future of drive-ins

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The Associated Press

bigstory.ap.org – LANCASTER, Ohio (AP) — Through 80 summers, drive-in theaters have managed to remain a part of the American fabric, surviving technological advances and changing tastes that put thousands out of bus…

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A Patriot Storm is Comin to DC on Sept 9th, 2013! – YouTube

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youtube.com – I hear the rumblin’ of a Patriot Storm a comin’. Share to get the rumble heard everywhere! www.AmericansAreFirst.org Here are a few more links: MOP EVENT PAGE https://www.facebook.com/events/52023….

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Thousands honor Elvis Presley at Graceland vigil

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bigstory.ap.org – MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Elvis Presley fans from around the world made their annual pilgrimage to Graceland on Thursday to pay their respects to the rock n’ roll icon with a solemn candlelight vigil o…

EDUCATION

Video | NBC4 Washington

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nbcwashington.com – Give needy students throughout the region the tools they need to succeed this school year! Read more

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‘Try shutting up’: Jehmu Greene has some advice for Russell Simmons

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twitchy.com – Let’s use this #HarrietTubmanSexTape saga as a teachable moment. Who is #HarrietTubman? Did you know Tubman served in Union army? When Russell Simmons hands you a Harriet Tubman sex tape, you make …

ART & ENTERTAINMENT

Broadway actor injures leg during Spider-Man show

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bigstory.ap.org – NEW YORK (AP) — An actor on the set of the Broadway musical “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” has been injured during a performance. A spokesman for the show says the actor suffered an injury during …

EDUCATION

‘Brutalizer of poor’ Bill O’Reilly reveals $25k gift to Al Sharpton’s charity

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twitchy.com – @oreillyfactor is a humanitarian. Al Sharpton is Al Sharpton. Bill O’Reilly tonight revealed that he once donated $25,000 to Al Sharpton’s charity to help buy Christmas presents and dinners for the…

ART & ENTERTAINMENT

News from The Associated Press

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hosted.ap.org – Russell Simmons sorry for Harriet Tubman sex video NEW YORK (AP) — Russell Simmons is apologizing for a parody video of Harriet Tubman in a sex tape that appeared on his All Def Digital YouTube ch…

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jeffrainforth.com – On Jeff’s 18th birthday he was told he had to leave home. A few months later, Jeff’s car broke down, he lost his job, and subsequently his place to live. On and off for the next four years, Jeff li…

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Original Video of Obama Aide Admitting President’s Card-Playing During Bin Laden Raid Deleted from YouTube | Video

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theblaze.com – The original video featuring an interview with former Obama bodyman Reggie Love, in which he says the president played cards the day of the Osama bin Laden raid, has been removed from YouTube after…

EDUCATION

White House submits ‘substitute language’ for Washington Post’s NSA story

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John Palmer

twitchy.com – “The Post declines to accept the substitute language as quotations from DeLong.” wapo.st/16T3Pe6 Story behind story is revealing too. The Washington Post’s story about the NSA’s thousands of FISA v…

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The Good Sense of Voter ID

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National Review

nationalreview.com – It is either the case that African Americans, young people, old people, and poor people labor under some onerous yet curiously undetectable burden that keeps them from obtaining free, government-is…

SOCIETY

Report: NSA Broke Privacy Rules THOUSANDS of Times Each Year

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theblaze.com – Story by the Associated Press, curated by Jason Howerton. WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Security Agency has broken privacy rules or overstepped its legal authority thousands of times each year sin…

POLITICS

Iran parliament approves big Rouhani cabinet nominees, rejects three

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Reuters Top News

reuters.com – DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran’s parliament on Thursday approved all President Hassan Rouhani’s big-name nominees for a cabinet of technocrats, which will have the task of implementing his plans to patch u…

POLITICS

‘Peaceful’ Brotherhood Protesters Were Slaughtering Opponents

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Sara Noble

independentsentinel.com – Al Qaeda flag flies from the door of a Coptic church in Egypt In the past twelve months, the Egyptian Brotherhood has been beheading Christians in broad daylight, burning down dozens of churches, a…

POLITICS

The PJ Tatler » George Will Notices that Obama has Hacked the Constitution

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pjmedia.com – I began developing a thesis after last year’s presidential election, which is that President Obama has hacked our constitutional system of checks and balances. He worked the way conventional hacker…

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More cracka-hating clickbait from HuffPo: ‘White people are too dumb to know they’re racist’

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Adam Baldwin

twitchy.com – New study: White people are too dumb to know they’re racist huff.to/1eIhiWM According to the study cited by Huffpo, when white students at a prestigious university were shown that whites make up a …

POLITICS

The Muslim Brotherhood’s False Appeal

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frontpagemag.com – We spend a great deal of time talking about the Muslim Brotherhood’s networks, its agents of influence and the structural elements of its infrastructure. But it may be worth exploring a more basic …

SOCIETY

Million Muslim March Planned in DC on Anniversary of 9-11

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Dino LaMeekster

breitbart.com – We at AMPAC (American Political Action Committee) are planning an historic event for 9.11.13 where one million Muslims will march to Washington D.C. and demand that our civil rights be protected by…

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