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Curtis Houck: Bill O’Reilly Battles Jorge Ramos over Kate’s Law, Ramos’ Liberal Tilt; ‘You’re Not a Newsman’
"O’Reilly began to wrap things up by telling him twice that 'that’s your opinion' and 'a reporter reports [and] doesn’t give an opinion' while '[a] commentator' does provide their take on matters." Ramos still wasn't clear on the difference and said something about "social responsibility." [rdbrewer]
Dean Jones dead at 84
Star of The Love Bug and many other Disney movies. Rest in peace.

GHacks: Microsoft intensifies data collection on Windows 7 and 8 systems
"Windows 7 and 8 users have been plagued by 'upgrade preparation' updates but left alone otherwise up until recently when it comes to this new level of data collecting. This changed recently with the release of several updates for both operating systems that step up the game." Several updates are routing data to MS. Via "Hank Curmudgeon." [rdbrewer]

Exit Glacier Terminus Positions, Last 200 Years
Conor Friedersdorf: ‘Hillary 2016’ Has Never Made Sense for Democrats
"Why haven’t more challengers entered the race to defeat the Iraq War hawk, Patriot Act supporter, and close friend of big finance?" [rdbrewer]

Charles Hurt: Hillary suffers Trump envy as Clinton fatigue sets in
"The Hillary, meanwhile, is so miserable that Reuters news service brought in a body language expert to diagnose her obvious distress. 'Sadness. Anxiety.'" And anger. Can't forget that. [rdbrewer]

James S. Robbins: Hillary Clinton is not an email crook
"The server fracas isn't Watergate, yet, but the Democratic front-runner is starting to sound a little like Richard Nixon.... Last month, famed Washington Post reporter and Watergate investigator Bob Woodward said that the email scandal engulfing former secretary of State Hillary Clinton 'reminds me of the Nixon tapes: thousands of hours of secretly recorded conversations that Nixon thought were exclusively his.'" [rdbrewer]

Magic spoon found on Mars.

Obama's Lying About The Alaskan Glaciers They've Been Melting For Three Centuries
"Lets go back in history...take a look at this news article from 1952 which says the glaciers in Alaska had already lost half their size...." [rdbrewer]

Dennis Prager: The Result of Victimhood and Lies: Great Evil
"The disregard of anti-white hatred as the motive for blacks who murder whites even when the murder is obviously racially motivated comes from the same people who denied that Islamist Nidal Hasan’s murder of 13 fellow soldiers at Fort Hood was religiously motivated. These people — all on the left — have an agenda...." [rdbrewer]

Progressives Today: NOT THE ONION: The Associated Press Claims Obama STARED DOWN A GLACIER in Alaska
"To liberals in media, Obama is like a superhero or something: 'In climate bid, Obama stares down melting glacier. President Barack Obama stared down a melting glacier in Alaska on Tuesday in a dramatic use of his presidential pulpit to sound the alarm on climate change.'" Obviously, Obama is causing glaciers to retreat, not warming. [rdbrewer]

NY Mag: Romney Is Horrified by Trump — and That’s Restarting ‘Mitt 2016’ Talk
A lot of Trump haters just changed their minds. Seriously though, that sounds like a lie. It's more likely that with Bush fading, Romney and the donor class see an opening--or hope they do. [rdbrewer]

Jim Geraghty: Jeb’s Sudden Free Fall
"The bottom has fallen out for Jeb Bush. The newest poll of Iowa has Bush at 5 percent. He’s at 7 percent in New Hampshire and 9 percent in South Carolina." [rdbrewer]

Eric Owens: Washington State U. SMACKS DOWN Professors Who Want To CENSOR Politically-Incorrect Language
"Officials at Washington State University have now announced that taxpayer-funded professors on campus cannot proceed with their flagrant attempts to censor politically-incorrect terms or require students with white skin to 'defer' to minority students." [rdbrewer]

How Carly Fiorina earned a spot on the big stage at the GOP debate
She's in. "The organizers of the next Republican presidential debate have announced changes to debate criteria that mean former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina will join the rest of the top-tier candidates...." Via @EsotericCD. [rdbrewer]

NY Times: James O’Keefe, a Political Sleuth, to Stalk Campaigns for Wrongdoing
Via Drudge. They try to discredit O'Keefe, and it reads like a heads up to fellow Clinton supporters, but the lede appears several paragraphs in: "In a five-minute video compilation, Veritas showed senior members of Mrs. Clinton’s team appearing to accept a donation from a Canadian women...." The Clinton staffers know it's illegal, but they agree to take the money anyway from someone standing nearby. Good grief. [rdbrewer]
The Telegraph: 50 is the new 42: technology is making brains of middle-aged younger
"The increasing mental demands of technology is making older people sharper than previous generations, scientists have shown." [rdbrewer]

Fox News: Marijuana supplants cigarettes as a daily habit among US college students
"More U.S. university students are making a habit of using marijuana, which has supplanted cigarettes as the smoke-able substance of choice among undergraduates who light up regularly, a study released Tuesday found." And although some would say it's more cancer-causing than cigarettes, no one smokes the equivalent of two packs a day. Just spitballing here, but regular users smoke more like two or three cigs worth, if even that. (Pictured: typical college student.) [rdbrewer]
Not Alarming At All: Hillary's Staff Is Filled With Snitches, Informants, Narcs, and Suck-Ups
You can judge her psyche by the external environment she chooses for it; most people don't have the power to shape their environment to match their psychology, but Hillary does have that power
ONN: Area Man’s Intelligence Probably Just Too Intimidating For Most Women [rdbrewer]

Daily Mirror: Panicked super rich buying boltholes with private airstrips to escape if poor rise up
"Super rich hedge fund managers are buying 'secret boltholes' where they can hideout in the event of civil uprising against growing inequality, it has been claimed. ¶ Nervous financiers from across the globe have begun purchasing landing strips, homes and land in areas such as New Zealand so they can flee should people rise up." Bolthole. [rdbrewer]

CBS MoneyWatch: The surging ranks of America's ultrapoor
Via Drudge. "By one dismal measure, America is joining the likes of Third World countries." But a lot of irrational people still think Obama is doing a good job. Snap out of it, you guys. [rdbrewer]

Video shows deputies killing a man with his hands up
Related article here. They claimed he was "armed." I guess that means he had a pair of arms, because the dude is running around in gym shorts. He could have had a gun in a fat roll, I guess. Another article refers to the "lengthy confrontation." Judge for yourself. Added: Just a couple of weeks ago two Bexar County deputies were arrested for providing drugs to inmates and tampering with evidence. Maybe they have some hiring and training issues, eh? And, you know, that dead guy. [rdbrewer]

Matthew Walther: 10 Things That Make Me Okay With Donald Trump’s Plan to Soak the Rich
"4. Dog hotels." Added: Ace, a few days ago: Trump: I'd Like to Raise Taxes on Rich People Like Myself: "Personally, I have been extremely angry at the Donor Class for beating the shit out of the grassroots with every dime they have, completely spurning the concept of an alliance...." [rdbrewer]

Emily Zanotti: Where Have All The Rock Stars Gone?
"The VMAs aren’t controversial. They’re just...boring." In 1969, "Hey Jude" lost the Grammy for best song of the year to "Little Green Apples." The VMA's are becoming the Grammys: pop > quality. [rdbrewer]
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