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I can’t tell you how much I hate this kind of language policing. And more to the point? If you’re using the word “intersectionality,” you’d better check your class privilege! Bookmark It

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Booze, guns, and sex

With a bunch of unsupervised teenagers away from home? What could possibly go wrong? As gun rights advocates push to legalize firearms on college campuses, an argument is taking shape: Arming female students will help reduce sexual assaults. Support for so-called campus-carry laws had been hard to muster despite efforts by proponents to argue that […]

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I truly wonder if these people are crazy: Gun owners would be allowed to carry concealed weapons around the country under new legislation introduced in the Senate. The Constitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act would allow gun owners who have a concealed carry permit in their home state to bring their firearms in any other state […]

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And their every powerful emotion with these convenient weapons? DOUGLAS COUNTY — ATLANTA, Ga. — A gunman has shot six people west of Atlanta, killing four, including a 7-year-old child. The shooters identity has not been released. He shot six people before he shot and killed himself, said Douglas County Coroner Randy Daniel. The 7-year-old, […]

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Hey, he’s a network anchor! His job’s not facts, it’s to tell a good story: WASHINGTON – NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams admitted Wednesday he was not aboard a helicopter hit and forced down by RPG fire during the invasion of Iraq in 2003, a false claim that has been repeated by the network […]

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This might be the stupidest crime ever, since they have license-plate cameras at all the toll booths: EAST ORANGE — The New Jersey State Police are investigating after a motorist demanded cash at gunpoint from a toll taker on the Garden State Parkway Tuesday afternoon. Spokesman Sfc. Gregory Williams said a man drove up to […]

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When I saw this, I just assumed it was an old story. There was another one? WTF? Over the weekend, 11 cars from an 111-car CSX train derailed in South Philly. The cars were carrying crude oil, but there were no leaks, no deaths and no injuries. This time. But the incident happened almost exactly […]

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Good shot

When will these so-called adults take responsibility for keeping guns away from little kids? Why is that so hard to do? ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A 3-year-old boy found a handgun in his mother’s purse and fired just one shot that wounded both his parents at an Albuquerque motel on Saturday, police said. According to […]

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One ring to rule them all

H/t Ron. This is really just plain crazy, right? A fourth grader in Kermit, Texas was suspended for making “terroristic threats” after allegedly telling a classmate that he had a “magic ring” that could make the boy disappear, the Odessa American reports. According to Kermit Elementary School officials, 9-year-old Aiden Steward told a classmate that […]

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The biological imperative

I guess because I never had infertility issues, it’s hard for me to understand stories like this. A woman and her boyfriend created embryos before she had chemotherapy, and the now-ex-boyfriend doesn’t want her to use them. So I read the whole heartwrenching thing, and near the end, I see this: Dunston did have a […]

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