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#BringBackOurBalls: Mark Steyn nails the ‘Hashtag of Western Impotence’

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http://twitter.com/#!/2AmendDefender/status/465148607331438592 Conservative writer #Mark Steyn on the first lady&8217;s flaccid BringBackOurGirls slacktivism: http://twitter.com/#!/MarkSteynOnline/status/465101074571866112 Here’s a small taste of the linked piece: It is hard not to have total contempt for a political culture that thinks the picture at right is a useful contribution to rescuing 276 schoolgirls kidnapped by jihadist savages in Nigeria. Yet some […]

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Top 10 Most Dangerous Countries for Christians

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Some think Christianity’s flawed past and modern emphasis on grace and forgiveness make it an easy (perhaps deserving) target for criticism, and even reverse discrimination. Scathing rhetoric is part of any healthy debate, but should it go so far as to turn a blind eye? Christianity may have become one of the world&8217;s predominant religions, […]

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This Day In History – August 3rd

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CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS EMBARKS ON MAIDEN VOYAGE IN SEARCH OF A WESTERN ROUTE TO THE EAST INDIES &8211; AUGUST 3, 1492   Columbus lands on the New World at San Salvador | Artwork by Dióscoro Teófilo Puebla Tolín   Christopher Columbus (c. 31 October 1451 – 20 May 1506) was an explorer, colonizer, and navigator, born […]

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Utah GOP puts kibosh on speech by Glenn Reynolds due to his gay rights support

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http://twitter.com/#!/instapundit/status/288032921179287553 To add insult to injury, Reynolds (aka Instapundit aka “The Blogfather&8220;) had agreed to give the speech free of charge: @rogerlsimon @paulzummo @cajunkate @utahgop The sad thing is, I agreed to speak as a favor, unpaid. — Instapundit.com (@instapundit) January 6, 2013 Moreover, Reynolds’ speech was about Internet activism, not gay rights. @rogerlsimon @paulzummo […]

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Top 10 Great Satirists

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Satire is the form of humor that holds people, or society in general, up for examination, and ridicules the follies revealed. Good satire should offer improving examples or at least make us consider choices we often take for granted. In this sense, satire is of huge value to society. While satire can be cruel to […]

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LOL, WIN or WTF? NRCC: What our website needs is moar BuzzFeed

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http://twitter.com/#!/NRCC/status/319795835477041153 The National Republican Congressional Committee has a shiny new web strategy: I can haz BuzzFeed? The NRCC spent hours studying how @buzzfeed readers arrived at landing pages and went from one article to the next njour.nl/10yqQ0M — National Journal (@nationaljournal) April 4, 2013 More from National Journal: Staffers at the National Republican Congressional Committee are […]

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National Review writer refers to ‘wetbacks’; Twitter freaks out

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http://twitter.com/#!/iboudreau/status/224971621377638400 This afternoon, National Review Online published an opinion piece by Jay Nordlinger that caused a lot of consternation over the use of the word “wetback,” which many consider to be a racial slur: Truth is, some conservatives lamented that [former President Ronald Reagan] had indeed “grown” in office. He had gone out of his […]

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This Day In History – July 20th

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WORLD&8217;S FIRST INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE &8211; JULY 20, 1807     The Pyréolophore (from Ancient Greek pyr, meaning “fire”, eolo, meaning &8220;wind&8221;, and phore, meaning &8220;produce&8221;) was probably the world’s first internal combustion engine. It was invented in the early 19th century in Chalon-sur-Saône, France, by the Niépce brothers: Nicéphore Niépce (who went on to […]

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