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I’m only surprised that it’s that obvious. Fake classes? Really? CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — A blistering report into an academic fraud scandal at the University of North Carolina released Wednesday found that for nearly two decades two employees in the African and Afro-American Studies department ran a “shadow curriculum” of hundreds of fake classes that […]

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As is often the case with these stories, we don’t really know what happened. At the moment, it sounds like there were three separate shootings that appear to be coordinated, according to Twitter accounts. I’m sure we’ll figure out a way to amp up those terror alerts! Via CNN: There were two soldiers standing guard […]

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Well, there you have it: A prominent Republican admitting the GOP needs to control voting machines — er, “mechanisms” to win! Chris Christie spells out the consequences of putting Democrats in the governors’ mansions: Accurate vote counts. Governor Christie pushed further into the contentious debate over voting rights than ever before, saying Tuesday that Republicans […]

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Just shut up and take it: October 21, 2014 | Xui Lui has been paying taxes on her condo in Norcross, Ga., since she bought it with cash in 2011. Or at least she was led to believe that. City records show that Lui has paid county taxes and the city tax every year except […]

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Of course he filed for bankruptcy! This is the guy who funded the Swift Boat Veterans attack on John Kerry. Karma’s a bitch, huh? Oct. 20 (Bloomberg) — Sam Wyly, the U.S. businessman who may have to forfeit as much as $400 million after being found liable for using offshore trusts to hide stock holdings […]

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Not that Dems are never indicted, of course, but Republicans are frequently notable for the sheer depth and width of their crimes: Mike Hubbard, speaker of the Alabama House of Representatives and a powerful leader in the state Republican Party, has been indicted by a grand jury and charged with 23 counts, including using his […]

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I’m sure it’s just a coincidence that one of the subjects is a Republican gubernatorial candidate in Massachusetts: As chairman of the Republican Governors Association, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has helped Charlie Baker with millions of dollars worth of ads supporting his Massachusetts gubernatorial campaign. But that’s not the only way he may be […]

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The terrorist group that the American media never talks about: Numerous sources in Israel-Palestine are reporting that an Israeli settler ran over two young Palestinian girls with a car, killing 5-year-old Enas Shawkat and injuring the other, in a terrorist attack at a kindergarten in the occupied West Bank today, near Ramallah. The exact details […]

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What is the big fucking deal? People are poor now, more people than ever. Yes, they have jobs — shitty jobs. Most likely, more than one job, which might make it look better than it is. People are killing themselves, running just to stay afloat. Do they want medals? Fuck these cheerleaders, the people in […]

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I read things like this and I think, “Yeah, there’s going to be a revolution.” We don’t know when, and we don’t know what will light the fuse, but it’ll happen. Because they’re just too fucking greedy to let it go on: On the morning of Jan. 29, construction workers were building a seawater pipe […]

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