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Picture of Jared Leto in his "Joker" Make-Up?
Or the design of it, anyway? A different, but interesting, take on the Joker for the new "Suicide Squad" movie

Jorge Bonilla: At Univision, Continued Conflict over Clinton Cash
"[T]he network’s continued on-air blackout of coverage of the emerging Clinton Foundation scandal is troubling, to say the least." [rdbrewer]


Sean Davis: In 2013, The Clinton Foundation Only Spent 10 Percent Of Its Budget On Charitable Grants
"In a tweet posted last week, the Clinton Foundation claimed that 88 percent of its expenditures went 'directly to [the foundation’s] life-saving work.'" [rdbrewer]

Eleanor Clift, The Daily Beast: Behind the Man Who Outed Clinton’s Cash
Via Drudge. "Author Peter Schweitzer may be a conservative, but that doesn’t mean his investigations don’t have merit, and his allegations won’t stick." [rdbrewer]

Mediaite: Man Claims He Concocted Story of Harry Reid Getting Beaten Up to Test Media Gullibility [rdbrewer]

Mediaite: Garry Trudeau Clarifies Charlie Hebdo Comments
He still thinks Hebdo was punching down. [rdbrewer]


Victor Davis Hanson: The Fall of the House of Clinton
"It is not that the Clintons are immoral and thus break existing moral canons and laws; rather they operate completely outside of any moral universe." Via @EdDriscoll. [rdbrewer]
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Once upon a time US corporations had balls.
"Bluntly stated, a "woman's view" on how to run our semiconductor company does not help us, unless that woman has an advanced technical degree and experience as a CEO."
ht @JSwiftTWS [@ComradeArthur]
Puppy and bird 2
Video. [rdbrewer]

The Telegraph: Top scientists start to examine fiddled global warming figures
"My cue for those pieces was the evidence multiplying from across the world that something very odd has been going on with those official surface temperature records, all of which ultimately rely on data compiled by NOAA’s GHCN." [rdbrewer]

NY Times: Declassified Report Shows Doubts About Value of N.S.A.’s Warrantless Spying
Via Drudge. [rdbrewer]

David French: Feds Play the Race Card to Crush Parents’ Revolt Against Common Core
"There was a time when Common Core supporters loudly insisted the program — adopted by no fewer than 46 states — was most assuredly not federal.... Yet when Common Core is threatened by a large-scale parental revolt, look who moves in to crush the dissenters’ dreams — Arne Duncan, the race-baiting (federal) Secretary of Education." Via @tim3rd. [rdbrewer]

ONN: Viewer Prepared To Believe Whatever Documentary Tells Him About Coral Reefs
"Canales added that he was also 'perfectly fine' with the idea of blindly adopting whatever social position relating to coral reefs was posed by the documentary and reciting it to other people verbatim." [rdbrewer]

'Village of the Damned Pugs'
Pix 11: NYPD captures coyote in Battery Park City
"Another coyote sighting prompted a police chase in Lower Manhattan Saturday morning. The coyote was seen running around the Battery Park City area around 8 a.m. Police began chasing the animal on foot and in patrol cars. The coyote was finally captured outside Merchants River House restaurant on South End Avenue and Albany Street." [rdbrewer]


Bruce Jenner admits to being Republican during '20/20' interview, shocking some on social media
Admits? "A shocked Sawyer asked if he was a Republican, and Jenner fessed up to siding with the right. His political bombshell became one of the most controversial comments...." Bombshell? We got bigots at NYDN. [rdbrewer]

Puppy and bird, best friends
Video. [rdbrewer]

CNN: First look: Jared Leto is the Joker [rdbrewer]

The Oberlin Review: Sexist Hiring Standards Unprofessional
Butthurt because she didn't get the job. "For the curious: I was wearing a fitted black T-shirt, a red skater skirt, black tights (yes, with a run, the horror!) and a black cardigan. I wore fairly heavy makeup. But it doesn’t matter what I looked like precisely: If I had been a man, would it have mattered what I was wearing?" Right, it's not you or the clothes you wore; it's them. They must have a problem with women. Via @Slublog. [rdbrewer]

NY Times: Brian Williams Inquiry Is Said to Expand [rdbrewer]


‘Hillary Thinks She Is Bigger Than God’
"For most Americans, 'the unanswerable questions posed by both the market forces and the governmental ones' are answered quite satisfactorily by religion. For self-admitted 'Progressives' such as Hillary, that’s rather…problematic...." [rdbrewer]

Rachel Stoltzfoos: Media Ignores Evidence Americans Want To REDUCE Legal Immigration
"3. By a nearly 3-to-1 margin, Americans think legal immigration should be reduced, not increased." [rdbrewer]


Krauthammer: 'Unbelievable Arrogance Of The Clintons Who Do This In Full Expectation They're Going To Get Away With It'
Video. [rdbrewer]

CBS: William Shatner to launch $30 billion Kickstarter campaign for water pipeline to California
Go big or go home. Related: News 10: 4 reasons why William Shatner's pipeline plan won't work. [rdbrewer]


Evacuation as Calbuco volcano erupts in Chile
Incredible pictures and video. Via commenter "Splunge." More from The Weather Channel and The Guardian. [rdbrewer]


Jonah Goldberg: Will the Clinton-Cash Scandal Doom the Hillary’s White House Bid?
"The Clintons are like the Tudors of the Ozarks. They believe they are royalty, but they also understand that even monarchs need friends. The Clinton Foundation is the perfect vehicle for their ambition. Like the medieval Catholic Church, it blurs the lines between ideals and interests." [rdbrewer]

NY Times: Candidate Clinton and the Foundation
"The only plausible answer is full and complete disclosure of all sources of money going to the foundation." [rdbrewer]


Male Columbia student sues school over 'mattress girl' case
"[S]ays Emma Sulkowicz campaign against him created hostile environment, gender bias." Via @ComradeArthur. [rdbrewer]


Stella Morabito: What You Should Know About The Armenian Genocide
"President Obama joins those who deny it by refusing to call it was it was: genocide. This is the seventh time he’s retracted his 2008 election-year promise that if elected he would recognize the Armenian genocide." [rdbrewer]


Raymond Ibrahim: The Islamic Genocide of Christians: Past and Present
"Today, April 24, we remember how exactly 100 years ago the last historic Muslim caliphate, the Ottoman Empire, tried to cleanse its empire of Christian minorities...." Via @EdDriscoll. [rdbrewer]


Trey Gowdy To Clinton Lawyer: Here's 136 Unanswered Questions About Hillary's Email
"[Clinton attorney David] Kendal send the House Select Committee Chairman a letter saying that the former Secretary of State had already answered all the questions about her email therefore she didn't need to testify on that subject." [rdbrewer]
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