Bloody Irish: Religion, Freedom and Democracy

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  A Search for the Truth:  When Government Loses Control Religion is taking a central place in the US presidential election as evangelicals continue to cast aspersions on Obama’s Christianity, preferring to see him as a Muslim in disguise, while others see Romney caught in the “cult” called Mormonism.  A society over indulging in religious […]

Lance and the Gang: Goodfellas, Pedaling

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  A Cycling Mafia? Perhaps nothing is so irritating to the ultimate athlete than being forced to suffer by comparison.  After all, the whole reason to be on top is to be above the fray, where comparisons, especially of the suffering kind, are singularly inapt. Poor Lance.  He passed on the opportunity to go to […]

Not a “Trusted Traveler”: Yongda Huang Harris

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  Boston Resident, Returning From Japan, Detained Suit case contents: “Knives, body bags, a hatchet, a collapsible baton, a biohazard suit, a full-face respirator, billy clubs, handcuffs, leg irons and a device to repel dogs” (NYT) (and a smoke grenade.) Yongda, a US citizen, was also wearing a bullet-proof vest and flame resistant pants. In […]

Coming to Terms With the Past: Emory, Garaufis and FDNY

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Termed a “liberal crusader” and an “Emperor”, it turns out that the judge has been on a journey of his own.

The Enema Within

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  Giving “High Colonic” a Whole New Meaning The University of Tennessee student, Alexander P. Broughton of Pi Kappa Alpha, who was transported to an emergency room with a blood-alcohol level of nearly .45, has hired an attorney to refute the accusation, leveled by police and the university, that he achieved the feat through the use […]

Fire Politics- US Senate: (Con) Fusion Centers a (Bad) Joke

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  DHS/FEMA Implicated in Tomfoolery You know, those centers–sleek, state-of-the-art facilities bristling with technology where trained professionals quickly and deftly analyze incoming local and state intelligence data to find crucial information on developing terror schemes.  Then, key reports are quickly written and disseminated across the intelligence community, the FBI moves, arrests are made. Not. A […]

Here Come Da Judge: FDNY’s Garaufis Does Some (White) Handholding

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Curiously, the NYT reports that of the 180 who signed up for Monday, only 36 testified. Perhaps rage, like beauty and color, is only skin deep.

The Chief and the ‘Stache

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  Tagging the Chief DC’s all atwitter after a mustache was drawn on a photo of FEMS Chief Kenneth Ellerbe which was then turned upside down at 10 Engine and 13 Truck in the Trinidad neighborhood of Northeast. Our own Dave Statter and Tom Sherwood, one of DC’s most respected local reporters, covered the story. […]

Politics Across the Pond: a Stiff (and Salty) Breeze

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“You F—–g Pleb” With weeks to go before our election day and as sick as we all are of politics both presidential and otherwise, here comes  doughty old Mother England to remind us how the game is really played. Seems Andrew Mitchell, Prime Minister David Cameron’s Chief Whip, was prevented from leaving Downing Street’s  Number […]

Package Check: Blame it on the Ladies

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  The Incredible Shrinking Weenie Any list of the least credible information sources would undoubtedly include Italian researchers and, of course, our own Rush.  In fact, that may be the only match-up where Italians come out first. It seems that the Italians have been researching the size of the male sexual organ, hard work if […]

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