January 4, 2016

Average US Gasoline Price Drops Below $2 A Gallon Due To Fracking

Gas is the cheapest it's been in years

Via: The Daily Caller

These Three NFL Teams Just Submitted Applications to Relocate Their Franchises to Los Angeles

"The applications will be presented for consideration…"

Source: TheBlaze.com - Stories

Bill and Hillary Clinton Launch Two-Pronged Campaign Strategy

In his return to the campaign trail, the former president declined to go after his wife's political rivals.

Source: Bloomberg.com news

Nvidia Announces New Drive PX 2 'Supercomputer In A Lunchbox' For Self-Driving Cars

NVIDIA - DRIVE PX - Illustration Following last year's Drive CX, Nvidia just announced an updated version of its computing platform for self-driving cars, the Drive PX 2. Compared to last year's model, this is a much more powerful beast, able to process data from 12 video cameras and other sensors in real time to make educated driving decisions. The company calls it a supercomputer, and it's the size of a… Read More

Source: TechCrunch

My New Job

(John Hinderaker) As Scott was kind enough to preview, I have retired from the practice of law and have embarked on a second career as the President of the Center of the American Experiment, a think tank based in Minnesota. I have been associated with the Center for a long time. Scott and I wrote research papers under its auspices in the 1990s, before we started Power Line. In 1995, the Center

Source: Power Line

Highlights of executive actions addressing gun violence

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is announcing a series of executive steps aimed at curbing gun violence, including broader background checks and the hiring of additional specialists to process those checks.

Here are some of the highlights:



The president's actions will make clear that anyone ...

Source: www.washingtontimes.com stories: Politics

Tobacco Giants Eye Lucrative $50 Billion Marijuana Market

Buying major vaping firms was just the first move in a long-term plan to dominate the weed industry

Via: The Daily Caller

'We Are Held to a Different Standard': Glenn Beck Contrasts Media Treatment of Oregon Ranchers And Black Lives Matter Protesters

"It's not fair, but it's also not changing anytime soon, either."

Source: TheBlaze.com - Stories

Ted Cruz: Supreme Court Will Dismantle Second Amendment if Hillary Clinton Is Elected President

"tear down our constitutional liberties fundamentally"

Source: TheBlaze.com - Stories

Show Off Your Snapchat Stories Forever On Slinger

Slinger Feature Gif Ephemerality be damned. Some art deserves to live longer than 24 hours. So rather than just squirrel away your saved Snapchat Stories, you can upload them to Slinger. It's a new app aiming to be the permanent home for vertical videos. And thanks to its Popular page and the ability to Like videos, it can help you discover content creators to follow in ways Snapchat lacks. You could write… Read More

Source: TechCrunch

Ted Cruz Travels Iowa's Backroads

The caucus front-runner channeled Clint Eastwood and touted home schoolers' support at the start of a six-day bus tour

Source: Bloomberg.com news

White House Rolls Out Executive Actions On Guns

'The President and Vice President are committed to using every tool at the Administration's disposal'

Via: The Daily Caller

In Stinging Monologue, Greta Breaks Down Why 'Foolish' Feminist Organization Should Be 'Ashamed'

"That is about as nutty as it gets."

Source: TheBlaze.com - Stories

Clinton Reveals the New Year's Resolution She's 'Adopted' — and it Has to Do With Trump

"I've adopted a New Year's resolution."

Source: TheBlaze.com - Stories

Obama Confronts Limits of Executive Action on Firearms Sales

President Barack Obama's bid to tighten rules on firearms sales will have only a limited -- and hard to measure -- impact with millions of weapons in circulation across the U.S.

Source: Bloomberg.com news

Freudian Slip: Carville Mistakenly Calls Bill Clinton a 'Net Liability'

The post Freudian Slip: Carville Mistakenly Calls Bill Clinton a 'Net Liability' appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.

Source: Washington Free Beacon

2016 House session opens with vote to repeal Obamacare law

Congressional Republicans will kick off 2016 with a vote to repeal Obamacare, but they are still struggling to figure out the next steps in replacing President Obama's health insurance overhaul, which, while suffering growing pains, now provides coverage to millions of Americans.

Already long overdue, the House GOP, led by ...

Source: www.washingtontimes.com stories: Politics

Rapper Has Great Advice For How NBA Players Can Avoid Getting Shot In Strip Clubs [VIDEO]

That is some interesting advice.....

Via: The Daily Caller

'This Is Going To Be a Fight Over Oil': Glenn Beck Predicts How the 'Proxy War' in Middle East Will Progress

"And everybody is going to be forced to get involved."

Source: TheBlaze.com - Stories

Augmented Reality Versus Virtual Reality: The Battle Is Real

robotbattle Although virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) have existed in some form for decades, only recently have they garnered mainstream attention. VR is blowing up right now, and its content and hardware advances have been exciting to watch. VR will gain ascendancy throughout 2016, but my money's on AR becoming the dominant technology in our daily lives. Read More

Source: TechCrunch

Obama Broadening Background Check Requirements for Gun Sellers

The Obama administration is broadening the definition of who qualifies as a gun dealer as part of a package of executive actions intended to keep firearms out of the hands of criminals and the mentally ill.

Source: Bloomberg.com news

Donald Trump, winning ugly

(Paul Mirengoff) The New York Times reports on Donald Trump's relations with his older brother Freddy Trump. According to the Times, Donald looked up to Freddy until he became an alcoholic. After that, Donald began to view his brother as an object lesson — a guide on how not to live. Donald urged Freddy to give up booze and work in the family real estate business. Unfortunately, Freddie sank more deeply into

Source: Power Line

James Carville Acknowledges Hillary Clinton is 'Boring'

The post James Carville Acknowledges Hillary Clinton is 'Boring' appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.

Source: Washington Free Beacon

Marco Rubio calls for targeting terrorists online

Presidential hopeful Marco Rubio said Monday that the United States government should adopt Web targeting and behavioral tracking techniques companies use to track consumer habits to hunt terrorists online.

At a town hall in New Hampshire, the freshman Florida senator said companies know more about consumers than the government does, ...

Source: www.washingtontimes.com stories: Politics

Volkswagen Slammed Again, This Time With Lawsuit From DOJ

'The United States will pursue all appropriate remedies'

Via: The Daily Caller

Here Are the Specific Executive Actions Obama Will Take to 'Reduce Gun Violence'

"The President and Vice President are committed to using every tool at the Administration's disposal to reduce gun violence."

Source: TheBlaze.com - Stories

Carville: Bernie Sanders Could Win IA & NH

Democratic strategist James Carville and Republican strategist Mary Matalin join "With All Due Respect" to discuss the 2016 race. (Source: Bloomberg)

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Netatmo Makes Outdoor Security Cameras Suck Less

Camera HD-(mur bois)-RVB Netatmo just announced the Netatmo Presence, a new smart outdoor security camera packed with actually useful features. In particular, this camera can detect if there's a car in your driveway, a person waiting outside or a pet running around your garden. Read More

Source: TechCrunch

Obama Pushing to Transfer Multiple 'Al Qaeda Followers' from Gitmo

Followers of al Qaeda and "multiple bad guys" are among the group of 17 detainees that the Obama administration plans to transfer from the Guantanamo Bay military prison as early as this week, according to an individual who has viewed the list of prisoners.

The post Obama Pushing to Transfer Multiple 'Al Qaeda Followers' from Gitmo appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.

Source: Washington Free Beacon

White House hopefuls to discuss addiction in New Hampshire

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - Presidential hopefuls and New Hampshire's top elected officials are coming together to talk about drug addiction and how to fight it.

Heroin and opioid abuse has become a top issue for local and national politicians in New Hampshire, where officials estimate roughly 400 people died from ...

Source: www.washingtontimes.com stories: Politics

Muslim Woman: Stabbing Jews Isn't Forbidden Under Islam [VIDEO]

'Everything that has happened in Palestine - the occupation, the massacres, the barbarity, the slaughter - is fine by you?'

Via: The Daily Caller

New York Gov. Cuomo Pushes to Raise Minimum Wage to $15 for Nealy 30,000 State University Workers

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Watch Bill Clinton's Response When Asked if His History With Women Is 'Fair Game': 'If I May, Mr. President'

"I've got to ask you…"

Source: TheBlaze.com - Stories

Christie Slams Rubio After Being Targeted by Super-PAC

The New Jersey governor channels the Florida senator's own words in response to being called "Obama's favorite Republican."

Source: Bloomberg.com news

Activision Confirms Acquisition Of E-Sports Startup Major League Gaming

esports Some consolidation in the world of gaming and specifically e-sports. Today Activision Blizzard confirmed that it has acquired Major League Gaming, a specialist in live gaming events. The news follows reports over the weekend that Activision would be buying MLG for $46 million and shuttering the business. In the event, Activision is only partly confirming these details. No word on price, and… Read More

Source: TechCrunch

Congress Seeks Investigation Into Obama Spy Ops on Congress, Israel

Lawmakers are demanding that the Obama administration disclose how it used private communications that were intercepted during a massive spy operation on Israel that included private conversations with members of Congress, according to letters sent to the National Security Agency and White House.

Rep. Ron DeSantis (R., Fla.) petitioned President Barack Obama late Monday afternoon, demanding that the administration reveal how it used information obtained during secret surveillance of Israeli leaders, according to a copy of the letter obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.

The post Congress Seeks Investigation Into Obama Spy Ops on Congress, Israel appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.

Source: Washington Free Beacon

US agents round up Central Americans slated for deportation

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Immigration agents over the weekend conducted the first raids targeting the deportation of families who flocked across the United States' southern border over the past two years, a senior government official said Monday.

Jeh Johnson, the head of the Department of Homeland Security, said in a ...

Source: www.washingtontimes.com stories: Politics

'Don't Blush Baby' — Cricket Bro Tries To Pick-Up Smokeshow Reporter On-Air, Fails [VIDEO]

You miss 100 percent of the shots you don't take

Via: The Daily Caller

Anglican Bishops Fear a Lasting Schism Over Gay Marriage, Threaten to Walk Out of Summit in Canterbury

African and Asian bishops who firmly reject any approval of same-sex unions have already threatened to walk out on Archbishop Justin Welby during next week's summit unless the liberal supporters of gay marriage "repent" or the Archbishop throws them out.

Source: TheBlaze.com - Stories

Former Secret Service Agent Lambasts Bernie Sanders and His Proposal of 'Free Stuff'

"Don't be a sucker, don't ‪#‎FeelTheBern‬.."

Source: TheBlaze.com - Stories

Images Of Faraday Future's Crazy Concept Car Seemingly Leak Via Its App

2 Whoops. Faraday Future — the super mysterious electric car company that no one really seems to know much about — is all set to debut something tonight… and it seems that something might've just leaked. An app called "Faraday Future Concept" briefly hit the app store this morning, complete with concept images and slides describing a "1000… Read More

Source: TechCrunch

Beware Burning Teslas

(Steven Hayward) For the record, I'm a bit of a fan of Tesla electric cars, though to be clear they are for the time being a luxury good, and moreover in states with lots of coal-fired electricity they actually increase total greenhouse gas emissions on a net basis. (One friend in a coal-heavy state has a sticker on his Tesla: "How do you like my coal-powered car?") But with all the media

Source: Power Line

Hillary Clinton: We May Have Already Been Visited By Aliens

FotorCreatedDemocratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton vowed in a recent interview to "get to the bottom" of UFOs and space aliens if she's elected president. "Yes, I'm going to get to the bottom of it," Clinton told the New Hampshire newspaper Conway Daily Sun during a campaign stop in New Hampshire last week. Clinton said that aliens ...More

The post Hillary Clinton: We May Have Already Been Visited By Aliens appeared first on DailySurge.

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2015: The Year of the Gun

The FBI processed a record number of firearms-related background checks last year, indicating that more guns were sold in 2015 than in any previous year in American history.

The post 2015: The Year of the Gun appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.

Source: Washington Free Beacon

Snyder chief will join law firm after leaving state job

LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Gov. Rick Snyder's chief of staff will lead a business law firm's lobbying group after leaving state government.

Dennis Muchmore will join Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP on Feb. 1. His last day in Snyder's office is Jan. 20.

Muchmore founded a Lansing lobbying firm ...

Source: www.washingtontimes.com stories: Politics

Some Woman Was A Jerk In Indianapolis On New Year's Eve, And Now We Must Destroy Her

Back in the old days, a whole 10-15 years ago, you could make an ass of yourself in public without much risk of becoming a global target of vitriol. I know this because I got away with it for a long, long time. Those days are gone forever, or at least until people learn to […]

Via: The Daily Caller

Donald Trump's First TV Ad Gets 'Pants on Fire' Rating From Fact-Checker

Asked for comment by Politifact, Trump spokeswoman Hope Hicks said that she did not know "the source of the video included in the ad" and that she "doesn't speak for the video production company."

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Cruz, Rubio Support a Peaceful End to the Protests in Oregon: 'You Can't Be Lawless'

"There is no right to engage in violence against other Americans.."

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Rick Santorum ad shows Ted Cruz reading 'Green Eggs and Ham' on Senate floor

Former Sen. Rick Santorum's presidential campaign released its first television ad Monday — an ad that includes footage of Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas reading "Green Eggs and Ham" on the Senate floor and a clip of Mr. Cruz reading to his daughters.

"Ted Cruz is wonderful at reading children's ...

Source: www.washingtontimes.com stories: Politics

Bills Fan Destroys Flaming Table Because Some Men Just Want To Watch The World Burn [VIDEO]

Bills Mafia ... can't stop, won't stop

Via: The Daily Caller

Look Closely at This 'Frightening' Photo. Can You Spot Why Some Are Questioning if It's the 'Creepiest Ultrasound Ever'?

"They haven't seen something like that before."

Source: TheBlaze.com - Stories

Ammon Bundy Says There's Only One Scenario in Which Armed Protesters Would Resort to Violence Against Authorities

"We're putting nobody in harm's way."

Source: TheBlaze.com - Stories

Toyota, QNX And Others Adopt Ford's SmartDeviceLink Platform For Connecting Mobile Apps And Cars

2016_Toyota_Prius_Four_Touring_20_FEE01BFAD36558F540C52B796CBE1BF649CEFD85 SmartDeviceLink, Ford's open-source technology for connecting mobile apps with in-car interfaces, is getting a few important new backers today. After spending a few months on studying the technology, which makes it easier for mobile app developers to use a car's built-in buttons and voice recognition, Toyota now says it will adopt this technology in its cars in the near… Read More

Source: TechCrunch