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https://www.stripes.com/news/us/please-don-t-forget-say-family-of-deceased-pearl-harbor-survivor-at-rolling-thunder-1.470776     Lt. James Downing steered his motorized scooter through a crowd of leather-clad bikers who stared in awe as he approached a soundstage. The rumble of mufflers groaned in the distance as the 103-year-old Downing parked his three-wheeler in front of a man holding out a microphone, inviting him to speak.   Downing is the second-oldest... 
 
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The World Needs to Drive Out Destructive Fantasies


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Latest By:  @cerenkov, 2 days ago

The World Needs to Drive Out Destructive Fantasies by Shireen Qudosi, Gatestone Institute, May 25, 2017 The Palestinians and other powers such as the OIC, the UN and domestic interest groups do not get a veto over reality. If we are going to "reset" the Middle East, we need to reset our thinking as well, starting with accepting that Israel has a right to exist. Israel exists, and Israel has a legitimate claim to Jerusalem. Further, the Jewish people have proven themselves as more... 
 
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Censoring You to 'Protect' You


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Latest By:  @bob-nelson, 2 days ago

Censoring You to 'Protect' You by Douglas Murray, Gatestone Institute, May 25, 2017 Portland, Oregon. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images) In the culture-wars currently rocking US campuses, the enemies of free speech have plenty of tools on their side. Many of these would appear to be advantages. For instance the employment of violence, thuggery and intimidation against those who disagree are generally effective ways to prevent people hearing things you do not want them to... 
 
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Anybody Wanna Make A Caption For This Photo?


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Anybody Wanna Make A Caption For This Photo?    
 
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Terrorism Persists Because It Works


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Latest By:  @enoch, 3 days ago

Terrorism Persists Because It Works by Alan M. Dershowitz, Gatestone Institute, May 23, 2017 Every time a horrendous terrorist attack victimizes innocent victims we wring our hands and promise to increase security and take other necessary preventive measures. But we fail to recognize how friends and allies play such an important role in encouraging, incentivizing, and inciting terrorism. If we are to have any chance of reducing terrorism, we must get to its root cause. It is not... 
 
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The yr was 2012. The Giants experienced simply 1 terrible championship, and we weren even that spoiled however. The temper was grim. The Cardinals, the silly Cardinals, who experienced weakened Marco Scutaro and our hearts, had been up 3-1 within the NLCS. The Giants experienced by now received a few removal video games within just a row. That a much better postseason work than optimum franchises will incorporate inside a ten years, and they preferred oneself towards believe that it may... 
 
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The Fidget Spinner Fad


By:  @johnrussell, 2 weeks ago
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Latest By:  @randy, 2 weeks ago

  cnn.com http://www.cnn.com/2017/05/17/health/fidget-spinner-fad-partner/index.html The fidget spinner fad: Adults don't get it, and that's the point By   Joel Best, The Conversation | May. 17th, 2017 Send to Kindle Fidget spinners and similar toys have become this year's leading toy fad Toy fads are important to children because they represent something novel   [jrEmbed... 
 
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[jrEmbed module="jrYouTube" youtube_id="_wMvItIDMPU"]   Transcript   0:03 THE PRESIDENT ALSO SPOKE TO "TIME" MAGAZINE ABOUT THE MOST 0:05 IMPORTANT ISSUE TO HIM -- THIS SHOW. 0:08 AHEM. 0:11 "YOU SEE A NO-TALENT GUY LIKE COLBERT, THERE'S NOTHING FUNNY 0:14 ABOUT WHAT HE SAYS. 0:16 AND WHAT HE SAYS IS FILTHY. 0:17 AND YOU HAVE KIDS WATCHING. 0:22 IT ONLY BUILDS UP MY BASE.... 
 
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Caitlyn Jenner Appears To Have Ruined The Name For Everybody Else


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Latest By:  @1ofmany, 2 weeks ago

'Caitlyn' Dropped in Popularity More Than Any Other Baby Name in 2016 Don't call me Caitlyn. A year after Caitlyn Jenner announced her new name and gender, the popularity of the name Caitlyn plummeted more than any other baby name, according to Social Security's annual list of the most popular baby names. In fact, the four names that dropped the most were all variations of the same name: Caitlin, Caitlyn, Katelynn and Kaitlynn. "It was inevitable," said Laura Wattenberg,... 
 
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Are We Monsters?


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Latest By:  @jwc2blue, 2 weeks ago

  Have we lost our compassion? Have we become so selfish that we have no capacity for empathy, or have we become so besotted with materialism and the lust for success that we can no longer see beyond them? Is the needle on our moral compass spinning so wildly that we have lost our bearings? To paraphrase the question attorney Joseph Welch asked Sen. Joseph McCarthy, a patron saint of the right, has America no sense of decency?     billmoyers.com Are We... 
 
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Good News Wednesday.........It's Today


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[jrEmbed module="jrYouTube" youtube_id="lc6WDloo-Qo"] Don't forget to stop by GNW and add something upbeat! It's here: http://thenewstalkers.com/spikegary/group/35/good-news-wednesday  
 
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Europe: What Happens to Christians There Will Come Here


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Europe: What Happens to Christians There Will Come Here by Giulio Meotti, Gatestone Institute, April 30, 2017 The Catholic Archdiocese of St Andrews and Edinburgh, headed by Archbishop Leo Cushley (right), is planning to cut the number of parishes from more than 100 to 30. (Image source: Lawrence OP/Flickr) "I fear we are approaching a situation resembling the tragic fate of Christianity in Northern Africa in Islam's early days", a Lutheran bishop, Jobst Schoene, warned a few years... 
 
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Nordstrom Is Selling Jeans Caked In Fake Dirt For Hundreds Of Dollars


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Latest By:  @community, one month ago

“Heavily distressed medium-blue denim jeans in a comfortable straight-leg fit embody rugged, Americana workwear that’s seen some hard-working action with a crackled, caked-on muddy coating that shows you’re not afraid to get down and dirty.”    
 
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Adorable twins with different skin colors celebrate first birthday


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They have a lifelong built in conversation piece.    QUINCY, Ill. (WFLA) – We are wishing a very happy birthday to a pair of adorable twin sisters who have become social media stars. Kalani and Jarani Dean received widespread attention after their birth because as you can see they are not your average twins. Kalani has light skin and blue eyes, just like her mom Whitney. While Jarani has dark skin and brown eyes, just like her dad Thomas. Because the girls are fraternal... 
 
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Bill Maher: Berkeley is 'cradle for f------ babies'


By:  @buzz-of-the-orient, one month ago
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 Bill Maher: Berkeley is 'cradle for f------ babies' By Joe Concha, The Hill (Reported by MSN), April 23 2017 © Provided by The Hill HBO "Real Time" host Bill Maher declared that the University of California at Berkeley is "the cradle for f-king babies" on his show Friday night. Maher made the remark after university officials rescinded an invitation for conservative author and commentator Ann Coulter to speak on campus, only to restore the invitation for a... 
 
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I spent very little time in the US (just weddings and funerals) for over thirty years, from the early 1970s to the mid-2000s, when my wife and I began spending a lot more time here. The most striking thing I observed after that long pause was how blatant the country's socially stratification had become. -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Original article by L Parramore - Institute for New Economic Thinking... 
 
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What North Korea Should Teach Us about Iran


By:  @buzz-of-the-orient, one month ago
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Latest By:  @buzz-of-the-orient, one month ago

What North Korea Should Teach Us about Iran by Alan M. Dershowitz, Gatestone Institute, April 18, 2017 at 10:30 am We failed to prevent North Korea from developing nuclear weapons. As a result, our options to stop them from developing a delivery system capable of reaching our shores are severely limited. The hard lesson from our failure to stop North Korea before they became a nuclear power is that we MUST stop Iran from ever developing or acquiring a nuclear arsenal. A nuclear... 
 
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Catastrophic Knot Failure Studied By Scientific Community


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Latest By:  @buzz-of-the-orient, one month ago

    The scientific evidence is now clear: we all tie our shoelaces wrong. [jrEmbed module="jrYouTube" youtube_id="rZ3Sm5FihGI"] America’s epidemic of untied shoes can be blamed in part on faulty shoe-tying technique, according to rigorous experiments in a newly published study. But there is also a more insidious culprit: The mere act of walking loosens even a beautifully knotted lace and quickly leads to the grim fate the study’s authors call “catastrophic knot failure.”... 
 
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New Ways of Responding to Extremist Islam


By:  @buzz-of-the-orient, 2 months ago
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New Ways of Responding to Extremist Islam by Giulio Meotti, Gatestone Institute, April 10, 2017 Jihad is spreading violence -- and succeeding. "Of the last sixteen years," notes Ayaan Hirsi Ali in her new book, The Challenge of Dawa, "the worst year for terrorism was 2014, with ninety-three countries experiencing attacks and 32,765 people killed." "The second worst was 2015, with 29,376 deaths. Last year, four radical Islamic groups were responsible for 74 percent of all deaths from... 
 
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Teen With Cerebral Palsy Has Magical Prom Night


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Latest By:  @johnrussell, 2 months ago

[jrEmbed module="jrYouTube" youtube_id="Uh-eeKpF1-c"] A girl with cerebral palsy got the prom night every teenager deserves. Evelyn Araujo and Tahj Oliver met when they were sophomores at East Oswego High School in Illinois. When he heard the school was having a special needs prom, Tahj knew he wanted to ask Evelyn and surprised her in class with a promposal. He says Evelyn was so happy and got even more excited when he showed up on prom night with flowers. InsideEdition.com's... 
 
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Middle East: A Shift from Revolution to Evolution


By:  @buzz-of-the-orient, 2 months ago
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Latest By:  @bob-nelson, 2 months ago

Middle East: A Shift from Revolution to Evolution by Najat AlSaied, Gatestone Institute, April 8, 2017 President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi of Egypt speaks at the Arab Summit, on March 29. The previous day, Sisi walked out of a speech by the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani. Sisi was infuriated by Al-Thani's declaration of support for the Muslim Brotherhood. (Image source: Ruptly video screenshot) After each Islamist terrorist attack in the West, the public is divided into... 
 
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10 Insane Ways People Get To Work and School Everyday


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A ‘classy’ North Carolina restaurant banned kids. Critics fumed — and then reservations surged By Peter Holley, The Washington Post (Reported by National Post) April 1, 2017 Caruso’s in Mooresville, N.C., has drawn praise and fury after the restaurant’s owner banned children under age 5 The final straw was a little girl using an iPad with the volume on high, a device her parents refused to turn down despite repeated requests from the staff at Caruso’s, an upscale Italian... 
 
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http://www.vibe.com/2017/03/fake-butt-doctor-sentencing/ Oneal Ron Morris, better known as the “Toxic Tush Doctor,” pled guilty to manslaughter and was sentenced to 10 years in prison Monday, (March 27) after a patient died from a botched cosmetic butt surgery. Morris, 36, reportedly used a deadly cocktail of rubber cement, superglue and tire sealant for butt injections.   Morris’ sentence, includes five years probation along with a year she already served for... 
 
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