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Report: Deputy opposition leader in Ukraine believed hit by shrapnel

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http://twitter.com/#!/TWMCLtd/status/435907052784066560 As Twitchy reported, Kiev is literally in flames tonight as police clash with anti-government protesters. Interfax is reporting that Oleksandr Turchynov, deputy to opposition leader Arseniy Yatsenyuk, was shot while on stage in Independence Square. http://twitter.com/#!/patrickdehahn/status/435907805812629505 http://twitter.com/#!/patrickdehahn/status/435908663732350977 http://twitter.com/#!/patrickdehahn/status/435909111889551361 Newer reports, however, suggest that Turchynov was hit by shrapnel and not a bullet. http://twitter.com/#!/justinedoody/status/435910699668086784 http://twitter.com/#!/patrickdehahn/status/435913998064967680 A bit […]

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France 24 reporter discovers Hamas rocket launcher next to UN building in Gaza

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http://twitter.com/#!/SachaDratwa/status/496732442833600512 This video, posted late last week, shows the same reporter — France 24’s Gallagher Fenwick — at roughly the same location while a Hamas rocket was shot (scroll ahead to :45):   Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/08/05/france-24-reporter-discovers-hamas-rocket-launcher-next-to-un-building-in-gaza/

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Gun ruling has Elizabeth Perkins thinking NRA controls 9th Circuit Court

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http://twitter.com/#!/BlindSidedPres/status/434134969556795392 Gun control backers in California have been dealt a legal blow. Background from the Los Angeles Daily News: A divided federal appeals court has struck down California’s concealed weapons rules, saying they violate the Second Amendment right to bear arms. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Thursday that California is wrong to […]

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‘Boy genius’! Ronan Farrow apparently forgot all about post-Katrina Bush-bashing

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http://twitter.com/#!/NoahCRothman/status/497475405272850432 In case you’d forgotten, MSNBC’s Ronan Farrow is a national treasure: http://twitter.com/#!/RonanFarrow/status/497475197239566339 He’s some kinda something, all right! http://twitter.com/#!/hboulware/status/497476188390977536 http://twitter.com/#!/cmdeb/status/497475773440077824 http://twitter.com/#!/keder/status/497476295476121600 Oh yeah … Katrina. http://twitter.com/#!/lachlan/status/497476621189017601 Maybe Ronan doesn’t remember, but we do: http://twitter.com/#!/AJ_Schneider/status/497475532490301440 We’ll just leave this stuff here: http://twitter.com/#!/ChazBono/status/263713680552759296 http://twitter.com/#!/SHannitysHair/status/264111584283082752 Flashback: Obama Blasts Bush For Not Visiting Katrina Aftermath shar.es/NtWt8 via @WeaselZippers— […]

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Republican Study Committee Executive Director Paul Teller reportedly fired

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http://twitter.com/#!/costareports/status/410862814362734592 Republican Study Committee Executive Director Paul Teller, who the Washington Post described in 2010 as one of the “most influential conservative aides in Congress,” has reportedly been fired: http://twitter.com/#!/ShaneGoldmacher/status/410852608123740160 http://twitter.com/#!/JoshuaGreen/status/410855089482379264 Twitter users wondered exactly why Teller was fired, who might replace him and what’s next for the RSC: http://twitter.com/#!/DraftRyan2016/status/410847959601803264 http://twitter.com/#!/Alyssafarah/status/410846834743988226 http://twitter.com/#!/EWErickson/status/410836825603731456 Read more: http://twitchy.com/2013/12/11/republican-study-committee-executive-director-paul-teller-reportedly-fired/

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See what domestic abuse belittling Wasserman Schultz said about GOP, women

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http://twitter.com/#!/gelnails2012/status/507358060726059008 Yes, that is the truth every day. But what sparked that particular reply? Oh, just this: http://twitter.com/#!/matthewhurtt/status/506845496540139520 The article is as utterly absurd as you’d expect. But Debbie wanted to make sure y’all didn’t miss it. http://twitter.com/#!/DWStweets/status/506834656894136320 She totally loves women, you see. http://twitter.com/#!/DWStweets/status/507240410390224896 Milwaukee? Hmm, is that where said this? http://twitter.com/#!/TPCarney/status/507258082624544768 That’s right. […]

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Article quoting Obama: Approval drop due to racial animus; Guffaws ensue

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http://twitter.com/#!/kesgardner/status/425052718588121089 In an interview with The New Yorker, President Obama is quoted as agreeing that “racial animus,” as Bloomberg News worded it in their headline, may be holding down his approval rating: http://twitter.com/#!/jaketapper/status/424995564758249472 Here’s the full quote from the The New Yorker article: Obama lost among white voters in 2012 by a margin greater than […]

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Meghan McCain thinks she can get the GOP to care about global warming

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http://twitter.com/#!/TimJGraham/status/514439610924281856 What’s sad is that the people at Salon and their readers actually believe this stuff: Credit where it's due, @meghanmccain has a brilliant strategy to convince Republicans climate change is real http://t.co/Jh3bwr07Y1 — Salon.com (@Salon) September 23, 2014 Okay, then. Let’s see Ms. McCain’s “brilliant” action plan: On Monday, TakePart Live Host Meghan McCain […]

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‘Helluva job’: PolitiFact hacks can’t admit that Obama failed to deliver on VA promise

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Helluva job, @PolitiFact pic.twitter.com/sEovEqS1fS — John Ekdahl (@JohnEkdahl) May 22, 2014 No kidding. Today, PolitiFact revisited its 2012 pronouncement that Obama’s pledge to “make the VA a leader of national health care reform” was “a Promise Kept.” That was good of them, wasn’t it? After all, Obama’s clearly failed to deliver. Too bad they just can’t seem […]

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Mo. state senator from Ferguson demands ‘public apology’ from Gov. Jay Nixon

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@MusicOverPeople Good suggestion. I'm long winded. — MariaChappelleNadal (@MariaChappelleN) August 27, 2014 And also fond of lobbing F-bombs. Nearly two weeks after telling Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon “F*CK you,” State Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal — who represents Ferguson — has another demand: @GovJayNixon I want a public apology for the Missouri Hwy Patrol excessively tear gassing a […]

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