October 1, 2015

Obama: Never Let a Mass Shooting Go To Waste!

(John Hinderaker) Earlier today, a 20-year-old man named Chris Mercer murdered 10 people at a community college in Oregon. At this moment, little is known about Mercer or his motives. (No doubt he had grievances.) Three handguns and a rifle reportedly were recovered at the site, but we don't know whether he obtained those firearms legally or illegally. At this point, it is hard to say anything intelligent about the shootings except

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Ex-Ambassador Joseph Wilson's 'Embarrassing' Emails To Hillary Are Part Of Bitter Legal Battle

'[Y]ou do not want to get into a fight with me'

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Oregon Shooter Identified As 26-Year-Old Chris Harper Mercer — Here's What We Know

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CNN: New York Times Makes Five Corrections to Melania Trump Story

The New York Times corrected a story about Donald Trump's wife Melania five times Thursday, ushering in criticism for careless reporting. CNN says that the errors, which ranged from spelling errors to a slip-up about a major political figure, could have been easily verified prior to publishing. The range of mistakes included: 1) The article ...

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Inside the Beltway: Sharyl Attkisson ready to rock political talk


This could jolt the chatty Sunday talk show realm: The investigators have arrived. "Full Measure with Sharyl Attkisson" debuts this weekend, focusing on investigative journalism and authentic accountability rather than sound bites and talking points, its creators say.

"We will pierce secrecy and ...

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Stu Stevens: I've Discussed Possibility Of A Brokered Convention With Romney

Mitt Romney's top political adviser says he has talked about the possibility of a brokered convention with the 2012 presidential contender — but not in the way one might think. Stuart Stevens explained the context of his brokered convention conversation with Romney during an interview on Hugh Hewitt show Wednesday, guest-hosted by this writer. "We […]

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Clinton Sees 'Absolute Urgency' for Gun Controls in U.S.

"I'm sick about it, and I feel an absolute urgency for this country to start being sensible about keeping guns away from people who should not have them," Hillary Clinton says in intrvw with Boston's WCVB. In transcript provided by Clinton campaign, Democratic presidential candidate calls for universal background checks, longer waiting periods for gun purchases "I think that what we need is a national movement" Vows to counter NRA's ability to "intimidate and scare legislators" by "equally large

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Elderly War Veteran Robbed Five Times Receives Unexpected Gift From Police

He's a stroke survivor who lives alone on a fixed income

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Oregon Shooter Presented Horrifying Question to Victims Before Opening Fire, Survivors Say

"If they said no, or didn't answer, they were shot in the legs."

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Harnessing The Power Of Mobile For Healthcare

mobilehealth People are checking their phones more than ever. The average person checks their phone 150 times a day — up from 110 just two years ago, according to Mary Meeker's Internet Trends Report. Why? The majority of phone checks come from looking at the time, reading text messages or getting social media updates. Most of this obsessive checking can seem pretty trivial. Read More

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Davis Guggenheim: My Daughters Could be Malala

The director of the new film "He Named Me Malala" describes his inspiration.

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The Latest: Oregon sheriff has opposed gun control bills

ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) - The latest on the deadly shooting Thursday at a community college in Oregon (all times local):

4:45 p.m.

The sheriff overseeing the investigation of an Oregon college shooting has been vocal in opposing state and federal gun-control legislation.

Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin registered his opposition ...

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Has Trump Done Some Homework Since His Hugh Hewitt Interview?

Does the Donald have the most sensible foreign-policy view in the 2016 field?

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U.S. C-130 Transport Plane Crashes in Afghanistan; 12 Reported Dead

"We are gathering further information."

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Records Of 15 Million T-Mobile Customers Swept Up In Experian Hack

T Mobile T-Mobile announced on Thursday the personal information of about 15 million customers was swept up in a hack on Experian, a vendor that processes the phone company's credit applications. The breach affects new applicants who required a credit check for service or a new device between Sept. 1 and Sept. 15. Experian said the hack did not affect its consumer credit database. The hackers… Read More

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Netanyahu Shames U.N. Assembly For Not Condemning Iran's Threat to Destroy Israel

NetanyahuIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivered an aggressive speech to the United Nations and its member governments on Thursday, blasting the international body for their failure to contain extremism across the wider Middle East and their "utter silence" on Iran's threats to his country's people and existence. "Seventy years after the murder of 6 million Jews, Iran's ...More

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Obama: We're Going to Have to Change Our Gun Laws

President Obama spoke at the White House Thursday evening about the mass shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon. In an angry statement, Obama said "this is something we should politicize, adding, "we can actually do something about it, but we're going to have to change our laws."

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Netanyahu's message

(Scott Johnson) Prime Minister Netanyahu delivered an address to the United Nations General Assembly this afternoon (video below, about 42 minutes, also posted here by C-SPAN). The Prime Minister's Office has posted the text of the speech here. David Horovitz provides a useful guide to the speech in his column "Netanyahu silently indicts the world." This is an angry speech that is directed in part to President Obama, in part to Obama's

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The Latest: Arpaio returns to witness stand

PHOENIX (AP) - The latest on the contempt case against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio who is accused of ignoring a judge's order involving immigration patrols (all times local):

3:30 p.m.

An employee of Sheriff Joe Arpaio is describing how the lawman spent $10,000 of his own money to assist ...

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Is Khan Academy The Remedy For Public Education Failure Factories?

Teachers unions can learn to adapt and ride the wave of education innovation, or continue clinging to their 19th century ways.

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Obama Doesn't Mince Words in Call for Gun Control After Oregon Shooting: 'Prayers Are Not Enough'

"This is something we should politicize."

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How Elio Motors Is Crowdfunding A Three-Wheel, 84 MPG Vehicle

Screen-shot-2014-02-25-at-3.50.48-PM Recently I had the chance to test drive the latest prototype version of Elio, a three wheel, two-seater built by Elio Motors. The vehicle, which is about half the width of a regular car and looks straight out of Silicon Valley, aims to eventually retail for a base price of around $6,800. As background, Elio Motors was founded in 2008, and is in the midst of fundraising to start… Read More

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Obama Supporter Colin Powell: I Want to Continue to Be a Republican 'Because It Annoys Them'

Obama-Powell-620x447Former Secretary of State Colin Powell, who endorsed Barack Obama twice and came out in favor of the Iran nuclear deal days before the Congressional vote, said during the Washington Ideas Forum that he will continue to identify as a Republican because it annoys the GOP. From the Daily Mail: Even after supporting the election of President Obama two times, former Secretary ...More

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How Is Jeb Bush Handling the Marco Rubio Threat?

Mark Halperin and John Heilemann discuss Jeb Bush's comments concerning Marco Rubio's leadership skills on "With All Due Respect."

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Dev Job Platform Honeypot Wants To Be Berlin's Answer To Hired

Hello from Honeypot Another recruitment startup is launching today, with a specific focus on developer jobs. Honeypot is based in Berlin and follows a similar model to Hired, flipping the traditional recruitment modus operandi by having companies apply to software engineers, rather than vice versa. Read More

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Biden Said to Extend Window to Decide on Presidential Run: CNN

Vice President Joe Biden has extended his window for deciding whether to jump into the 2016 presidential campaign, CNN says, citing several Democrats. He is not preparing for the first Democratic debate on Oct. 13 in Las Vegas and is not expected to participate, CNN says, citing people close to him Biden likely to reveal his plans in the second half of October NOTE: Sept. 28, CNN Debate Criteria Would Allow Biden to Participate

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How the Fed Could Spark Even More Profits from This "Cashless Wonder"

Most media tuned out once it became clear the U.S. Federal Reserve wouldn't act to raise interest rates in September. But in doing so, the media failed to report on some illuminating predictions from the Federal Open Market Committee's "dot plot" on where they think the Fed funds rate will be in the near, medium, […]

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A 'War of Disinformation': Russia Insists Airstrikes in Syria Were Against Extremists

"Everyone is trying to discredit each other."

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Starbucks' Mobile Pre-Ordering Goes International With London Launch

Starbucks app Starbucks has expanded its Mobile Order & Pay (MOP) feature outside the U.S. for the first time, with a launch in London. The in-app pre-ordering option is available in 150 stores in the U.K. capital, the company said today. Read More

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Jeb Bush's Recent Converts Are Investing for the Long Term

A hefty war chest and stream of grassroots support has Bush team banking on the long run.

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Nobel Prize Rumors Put Focus On Kerry-Iran Coziness

Growing speculation that John Kerry will receive a Nobel Peace Prize for finalizing the Iranian nuclear deal is generating renewed criticism of his close relationship with the Iranian foreign minister, Javad Zarif, a key public face for the theocratic regime who is rumored to be a probable co-recipient with Kerry.

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LuckyTrip Lets You Find Your Next Trip In One Tap

phone_budget_comp I'm a sucker for apps that, on the surface at least, appear incredibly simple and reduce cognitive load considerably. LuckyTrip is one of those apps. Available for iOS, it lets you find a trip in just one tap. Read More

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