College Humor, White House team up to push disputed rape statistic

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If there are two things about which there is nothing funny at all, they areCollege Humor and sexual assault. And yet College Humor today served up a series of dead-serious tweets about rape, along with an allegedly humorous video starring Jake Johnson and a bear. Don’t bother rushing to YouTube to argue the premise of […]

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President to meet with #BlackLivesMatter’s DeRay Mckesson

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For many, the hashtag #BlackLivesMatter brings up images of protesters, both black and white, blocking highways and major intersections, playing dead in shopping centers and train stations, hijacking candidates’ rallies, demanding racially segregated safe spaces on college campuses, and hurling bricks and bottles at police every now and then. DeRay Mckesson, one of the founders […]

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‘You got to go, lady’: Time for bumbling Secret Service director to hit the road?

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http://twitter.com/#!/CalebHowe/status/516972195344441345 Testifying today before the House Oversight Committee, Secret Service director Julia Pierson admitted that maybe — just maybe — she bears some responsibility for the agency letting a deranged man break into the White House: Secret Service chief Julia Pierson: Our security plan "not properly executed," "unacceptable," "I take full responsibility" — HowardKurtz (@HowardKurtz) September […]

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Dan Pfeiffer, WH tout crappy O-care ‘savings,’ ignore millions who lost coverage

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http://twitter.com/#!/jerry148/status/412625760638468096 White House flack Dan Pfeiffer is super-excited, you guys. Because look at all the money Obamacare has saved American families: http://twitter.com/#!/pfeiffer44/status/412625299331751936 The White House is pumped, too: http://twitter.com/#!/WhiteHouse/status/412651014676705281 Wow! A whole $100! Never mind that millions of Americans have already had their policies canceled. And the number will be way higher than 8.5 million […]

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‘What the hell with today’? Report: White House is on lockdown; Updated

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http://twitter.com/#!/RBPundit/status/489860706813353985 From ABC News: http://twitter.com/#!/ABCPolitics/status/489860434535927808 The cause appears to be an unattended package: http://twitter.com/#!/GioBenitez/status/489861324013191169 http://twitter.com/#!/ABCPolitics/status/489861346784452608 One thing’s for sure: This has been one heck of a day. http://twitter.com/#!/kansasalps/status/489861135030841344 http://twitter.com/#!/mpoppel/status/489861755586109440 *** Update: http://twitter.com/#!/jjclo/status/489873503068254208 *** Update: http://twitter.com/#!/shomaristone/status/489882786783064066 Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/07/17/what-the-hell-with-today-report-white-house-is-on-lockdown/

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Obama’s trip to MacDill ‘strictly about national security’; promise no ‘combat mission’ for U.S. forces

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http://twitter.com/#!/WhiteHouse/status/512275561327370240 The president has wrapped up meetings at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa on the fight against ISIS, and is giving a quick address to an assembled gathering of troops. Of note, there was no golf, fundraising or a meeting with Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist on this visit: "but this trip is said to […]

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Democrats, Republicans Will Try To Reduce Mandatory-Minimum Sentences

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The Smarter Sentencing Act is being reintroduced by a bipartisan coalition of conservative and liberal senators. Update: A White House official said the Obama administration “applauds” the effort. View this image › Getty Images Andrew Burton WASHINGTON — The White House and prominent Democratic senators have once again joined forces with the most prominent names […]

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‘Put a unicorn in your tank’: Obama promises a future of fuel-efficient ‘supertrucks’

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Listening to #Obama 's speech on fuel efficient trucks. #supertrucks sound awesome! #promisingfuture #yeswecan #environment — Elliott Pruitt (@elliottpruitt) February 18, 2014 The president graciously took some time out of his busy day today to lecture us on the importance of fuel efficiency in combating climate change. In order to help stop the oceans from […]

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O’Malley: Border kids would be in danger in ‘conservative part’ of MD

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The greatest power we have is power of our principles. We're not a country that should send children away & send them back to certain death — Martin O'Malley (@MartinOMalley) July 12, 2014 “Certain death?” Really? Is there a genocide or plague occurring in Central America that only O’Malley is aware of? Or is Marty […]

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NYT’s Peter Baker panned for questioning GOP concern for Obama’s safety

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@peterbakernyt What's so complicated about disagreeing with the President of the United States but not wanting him to get shot? — Jim Treacher (@jtLOL) October 1, 2014 The New York Times Chief White House Correspondent Peter Baker wonders what’s up with all the Republican interest in getting the Secret Service back on track and strengthening […]

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