Reporter Pushes Asks For One Accomplishment From Clinton and Gets Nothing

Posted on April 23, 2014

Reporter Pushes Asks For One Accomplishment From Clinton and Gets Nothing

When pressed by Associated Press reporter Matt Lee at a Tuesday press conference, State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki was unable to name a single “tangible achievement” from Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s 2010 Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review. In 2009, Clinton announced the State Department would begin conducting routine performance reviews in the QDDR. The […]

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$100K Study to Count How Many Birds Fly Into Rebuilt Minnesota Bridge

Posted on April 23, 2014

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At the behest of the National Park Service (NPS), the Minnesota Department of Transportation (Mn/DOT) is planning to spend $100,000 of federal highway funds on a study to count the number of birds that are killed flying into a rebuilt bridge over the Mississippi River. The study would “determine the effect of bridge size and […]

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Video: This Dad’s Home Video Trumps Common Core Education

Posted on April 22, 2014

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YouTube channel “Smarter Everyday” has a new video out that explains why balloons seemingly choose to defy the laws of physics in a minivan. Alright, there’s a much simpler and more intelligent explanation for the “baffling balloon behavior.” But it’s more fun to let this dad explain it to his kids, at least one of […]

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Senator Blumenthal Wants You To Know Train Safety Is Very Important

Posted on April 22, 2014

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During a track-side speech on railway safety Friday, Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) unintentionally demonstrated just how important railway safety is. Watch what happens as soon as the surprised senator says: “Safety, as you know, is paramount.” Yes it is, senator, yes it is. The video may go viral, but not for the reasons you would […]

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Liberal News Host Slams Democrats For Not Campaigning On Obamacare

Posted on April 22, 2014

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MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry had a bold suggestion for Democrats she believes lack “swagger” going into November’s midterm elections: tell voters to “just deal” with health care plans canceled due to Obamacare. The hyper-liberal cable news host bemoaned what she views as the Democratic Party’s unwillingness to campaign hard on their “accomplishments.” She likened this […]

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Bet You Didn’t Know A Speeding Bullet Looked Like This

Posted on April 21, 2014

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Everytown for Gun Safety, an anti-gun campaign paid for by former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, seemingly posted a photo on its new Facebook page Sunday that had gun owners rolling their eyes. The image features a bullet shooting out of the barrel of a rifle — anyone who has ever fired a rifle should […]

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General Mills Eats Some Humble Pie

Posted on April 21, 2014

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General Mills, maker of Cheerios, Yoplait and Pillsbury food products, is asking customers for forgiveness, but any appeasement may not come as quickly as the company might hope for. The public apology came in a company blog post published on Saturday and penned by spokeswoman Kirstie Foster, after a New York Times article on April […]

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Bizarre New Curriculum Being Introduced in Chicago

Posted on April 21, 2014

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Chicago public schools are set to introduce a new Afro-centric curriculum, according to a closely-guarded copy obtained by The Daily Caller News Foundation. The curriculum covers kindergarten through tenth grade and is designed to align with Common Core. It includes a web link to TheAfrican.com, a website whose publisher decries “fake-Jews” and calls the United […]

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Nothing Like A Website That Cost $90 Million And Was Still Abandoned

Posted on April 19, 2014

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Maryland has given up on its Obamacare website, but not before spending $90 million of taxpayer funding on technology, according to a cost breakdown released Friday. Of the $90 million, exchange board Chairman Joshua Sharfstein said that the marketplace spent $55 million on the website itself, The Washington Post reports. Officials opted in late March, […]

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