Wendy “Abortion Barbie” Davis Twitter Fail

October 20, 2014

The Wendy Davis “Abortion Barbie” Campaign Show continues.  Wendy Davis, Gubernatorial Candidate for Texas, best-known for her June 2013 filibuster of an anti-abortion bill on the Texas Senate Floor, started off her week with this illuminating tweet: Greg Abbott won't say whether he'd defend an interracial marriage ban—troubling but not surprising from someone who defends […]

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Obama Makes Campaign Stop, People Leave

October 20, 2014

If nothing else indicates that people believe that the magic is gone from the Obama presidency, this should confirm it. Yesterday, President Obama made an appearance at a campaign rally in Maryland for Anthony Brown, the current lieutenant governor who is running for governor now. Many candidates have avoided having the president at their rallies […]

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Lena Dunham Refuses to File Charges, Makes Excuses for Rapists

October 19, 2014

In covering Lena Dunham’s account of rape in her new book, I have tried to be fair about her story. But it seems that the time for that is past. Because Lena Dunham herself doesn’t seem to care about her own rape, the alleged assault of two other women, or the fact that this alleged […]

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Russia Places West African Students Under Medical Surveillance For Ebola

October 18, 2014

As I have been watching the embarrassing, and quite frankly stunningly frightening, Ebola mess unwinding this past week-this latest piece of news made me hang my head in shame. It seems that the Russians, yes that is right, the Russians are gearing up and taking Ebola seriously while the world watches us run around like […]

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Obama Names Ron Klain, Democrat Party Operative, Ebola Czar

October 17, 2014

Well, the president has finally done what everyone was saying he should do. Take leadership? Oh, heavens, no. He appointed an Ebola czar. Meet the new man in charge, Ronald Klain. So, exactly what medical background does Klain have that would qualify him to be the “Ebola czar” for the United States? If you guessed […]

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Will Travel Ban Help Or Make Ebola Situation Worse?

October 17, 2014

It seems that the White House and the CDC don’t want to put a travel ban in place to keep travelers from Liberia and other ‘hot zone’ countries from entering the United States. Well, the CDC sort of does: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Tom Frieden told a House panel Thursday he isn’t […]

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Why Doesn’t the President Want to Protect the American People?

October 17, 2014

More fresh hell from the Ebola front:  On Thursday a man on a flight from Nigeria to JFK Airport in New York died during that flight after a fit of vomiting. The 63-year-old man had boarded an Arik Air flight out of Lagos Wednesday evening, and shortly before the plane landed he began vomiting, and eventually […]

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Dallas Voting on Whether to Implement Emergency Management System for Ebola

October 16, 2014

The Hill is reporting something that many of us have been saying for quite some time: Ebola is this election cycle’s October surprise.  Liberia already cancelled their elections, and some worry that the same could occur in places like Texas or Connecticut.  Today the city of Dallas will vote on whether to declare a local […]

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Internet Freedom and the Dark Web

October 15, 2014

Dark Web Contents We cherish our freedom of speech, of the press and to post or click within the bounds of the law (which allows a surprising amount of free speech). Of course this is not discussing the adult film industry or certain illegal (and should be) websites. Moreover, the Dark Web was created for […]

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Second Nurse, Amber Vinson, Contracts Ebola, and CDC Cleared Her to Travel

October 15, 2014

Unfortunately, a second nurse who was treating Patient Zero (Thomas Duncan), Amber Joy Vinson, age 29, has now tested positively for the Ebola virus. From NBC News: Officials have said Vinson had extensive contact with Thomas Eric Duncan, the Liberian man who died of Ebola at Texas Health Presbyterian hospital in Dallas. Medical records provided […]

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