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Joan Rivers, RIP

Joan Rivers, RIP

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Private funeral services were held Sunday for comedian, Joan Rivers born Joan Alexandra Kolinsky (on June 8, 1933 Brooklyn, New York) at the Temple Emanu-El, Upper East Side of Manhattan. In attendance were Hollywood and New York elites attended the private service as thousands of fans, the media and paparazzi…

Deadliest, Rarest Form of Plague Contracted Near Denver

Deadliest, Rarest Form of Plague Contracted Near Denver

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From the Trenches World Report Bloomberg – by Sonali Basak and Jennifer Oldham A Colorado man is infected with the rarest and most fatal form of plague, an airborne version that can be spread through coughing and sneezing. It is the first case of pneumonic plague seen in the state since 2004, said…

Maya Angelou, poet and author dead at 86

Maya Angelou, poet and author dead at 86

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  New York Post WINSTON-SALEM, NC — Maya Angelou, a modern Renaissance woman who survived the harshest of childhoods to become a force on stage, screen, the printed page and the inaugural dais, has died. She was 86. Her death was confirmed in a statement issued by Wake Forest University…

Study: E-Cigarettes Boost Chance of Quitting by 60 Percent

Study: E-Cigarettes Boost Chance of Quitting by 60 Percent

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  Downtrend.com Uh, oh. A bunch of people are going to have to close not only their noses, but their ears. According to Reuters , scientists at University College London say smokers who turn to e-cigarettes are 60 percent more likely to quit than if they use nicotine products or…

Man Sues For $2,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000, 000,000,000.00

Man Sues For $2,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,  000,000,000.00

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  Universal Free Press A New York resident is reportedly suing for not only the most money ever demanded in a lawsuit, but also more money than has ever been produced in the history of the world. 62-year-old Anton Purisima filed a lawsuit in April for $2 undecillion. Written out,…

January 5, 2014 Grumpy Daily Headlines

January 5,  2014  Grumpy Daily Headlines

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, Midwest, Northeast brace for Arctic blast, record lows Shared by Reuters Top News reuters.com – NEW YORK (Reuters) – Many parts of the Midwest braced for a blast of Arctic air this weekend that could bring some of the coldest temperatures in two decades before advancing to the Northeast, wher……

French Soccer Player Gives Nazi-Like Salute After Goal. Part of His Defense? Obama Did It, Too.

French Soccer Player Gives Nazi-Like Salute After Goal. Part of His Defense? Obama Did It, Too.

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The Blaze The growing use of a Nazi-like salute has prompted outrage from European leaders and Jewish groups, with the controversy now drawing in a French soccer player, an NBA star and even, unwittingly, President Barack Obama. French soccer player Nicolas Anelka is under fire for using a Nazi-like gesture…

Washington and Mandela: Trusting Generations to Come

Washington and Mandela: Trusting Generations to Come

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I ran across the following article a few hours ago and thought it worth sharing. Many of the articles written since Mandela’s death one week ago either praise Mandela or vilify him. The following article does neither nevertheless, it is a worthy read. The American Conservative What if you were…

31 Days of Military Thankfulness

31 Days of Military Thankfulness

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Spouse Buzz by Military.com The high school seniors walked behind me as we left the pool.  I knew those boys.  They were the swimmers everyone watched. They were the ones with bodies made to butterfly, made to soar and plunge through water–all back and arm and chest.  Miraculous, really. And…

Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock performs Katy Perry’s “Roar.”

Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock performs Katy Perry’s “Roar.”

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[youtube]http://youtu.be/lnG3MKos87A[/youtube] Published on Oct 21, 2013 Children and staff gather for an inspiring cover of “Roar” by Katy Perry at Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock. You can make a donation to support the kids of CHaD at http://bit.ly/18HmNFF Any donations made through this link will be matched dollar-for-dollar by PositiveTracks (http://positivetracks.org)…

Progressive, Margaret Carlson: “Weve Gone From Martin Luther King to Al Sharpton. Its Very Dispiriting” NewsBusters

Progressive, Margaret Carlson: “Weve Gone From Martin Luther King to Al Sharpton.  Its Very Dispiriting”  NewsBusters

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Newsbusters Appearing on PBS’s Inside Washington, Bloomberg News’s Margaret Carlson actually said Friday that “We’ve gone from Martin Luther King to the Reverend Al Sharpton, and as a leader, as he is trying to be this weekend, it’s very dispiriting.” [youtube]http://youtu.be/Ct6J4MpfgqM[/youtube] Coming from Carlson, I’ll certainly take ‘dispiriting,’ but feel…

Allen West: ‘The nature of conservatism is that it sees no color’

Allen West: ‘The nature of conservatism is that it sees no color’

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Allen West headed to Amsterdam Tuesday to embark on National Review’s conservative summer cruise, saying he owes his success as a “young black man” to the nature of his character. “I was invited to be a guest speaker with a premier assembly of conservative thinkers,” the Republican wrote.…

Moments that make us want to pull the covers over our heads but we won’t.

Moments that make us want to pull the covers over our heads but we won’t.

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Fox News — Breit Baier Special Report Subject — BenghaziTonight @ 10 p.m.

Fox News — Breit Baier Special Report Subject — BenghaziTonight @ 10 p.m.

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.@BretBaier reveals explosive new details about #Benghazi in Fox News special. Watch tonight at 10p/1a ET http://t.co/6E1SzwvoKd — FoxNewsInsider (@FoxNewsInsider) June 28, 2013   Bret Baier will also be interviewing some people connected to the infamous video tonight.…

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