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KURTZ: McCain vs the media: Learning to laugh off ‘Grumpy Old Man’ coverage

KURTZ: McCain vs the media: Learning to laugh off ‘Grumpy Old Man’ coverage

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Weird Al goes viral

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The Eagle lands, 45 years ago today

The Eagle lands, 45 years ago today

**Written by Doug Powers For a moment, let’s talk about American exceptionalism, because A) The Apollo 11 mission was arguably the greatest technological achievement in the history of the human race (not counting the invention Cheetos), and B) I’m in the mood to make John Kerry uptight . Forty-five years ago today, the Eagle landed on the moon. Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin stuck a landing with less than 30 seconds of fuel remaining, and history was made: A 2011 interview with the late Neil Armstrong: **Written by Doug Powers Twitter @ThePowersThatBe

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Getting lectured by your shopping cart in the era of Hope & Change

Getting lectured by your shopping cart in the era of Hope & Change

**Written by Doug Powers Hopefully my talking shopping cart will have a PhD in psychology, because I’m going to have some serious issues to work through while it tries to talk me out of buying pork rinds: The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is suggesting major changes to grocery stores to “nudge” Americans to purchase healthier foods when they shop. The USDA said the ideas are “intended to change the choice architecture of the food retail environment to make healthier choices more prominent,” which is in line with first lady Michelle Obama’s stated second term agenda to “impact the nature of food in grocery stores.” The panel came up with six preferred strategies: discount…

Elizabeth Warren brings down the house; Fauxcahontas’ ‘anthem’ rises from the rubble

Elizabeth Warren brings down the house; Fauxcahontas’ ‘anthem’ rises from the rubble

**Written by Doug Powers Elizabeth Warren’s speech at the Netroots Nation convention in Detroit brought the house down, and her fans are hoping she’ll do the same to the country. How inspiring was Warren’s speech? This inspiring : I think I just become pro dictatorship. #warren #nn14 — Anat Shenker-Osorio (@anatosaurus) July 18, 2014 I might not need to live in a democracy. #warren #NN14 — Anat Shenker-Osorio (@anatosaurus) July 18, 2014 In light of Warren …

Mrs. Obama’s Operation VA Scandal Distraction

Mrs. Obama’s Operation VA Scandal Distraction

Mrs. Obama’s Operation VA Scandal Distraction by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2014 Barack and Michelle Obama are quite the diversionary tag-team. He blames everyone else for his problems. She takes credit for progress on his behalf that he doesn’t deserve and distracts public attention from his avalanche of failures with endless feel-good photo-ops. While the shirker in chief golfed and grubbed for money at closed-door celebrity fundraisers this week, his East Wing flak-catcher provided him cunning cover on the still-festering VA scandals. Mrs. Obama flew to Los Angeles to declare a war or something on veterans’ homelessness. At a summit…

Rare condor chick born

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Malaysian jetliner reportedly shot down over Ukraine near Russian border

Malaysian jetliner reportedly shot down over Ukraine near Russian border

BREAKING NEWS: A Malaysian Airlines passenger plane with 295 aboard was shot down by a surface-to-air missile in Ukraine near the Russian border a day after a Ukrainian military jet was downed, according to multiple reports. | VIDEO: Boeing 777 crashes in Ukraine | Was Malaysia Airlines jet shot down? VIDEO: Report: Surface to air missiles seen in Ukraine | Safe for airlines to fly over warzones? Wall Street roiled by reports jetliner crashed near Ukraine | Ukraine jet

Thank God, it’s the… Justice Department: DOJ investigating ‘lost’ Lois Lerner emails

Thank God, it’s the… Justice Department: DOJ investigating ‘lost’ Lois Lerner emails

**Written by Doug Powers Does the title have the wrong word in quotes? Maybe it should be “Justice Department ‘investigating’ lost Lois Lerner emails.” From the Wall Street Journal : The Justice Department is conducting a criminal investigation into the loss of Internal Revenue Service emails that could shed light on the agency’s treatment of conservative groups. As part of its criminal probe into the IRS’s treatment of politically active conservative groups, the Justice Department is “investigating the circumstances of the lost emails from [former IRS…

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