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‘Rich,’ ‘White’ Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years maximum in prison

http://twitter.com/#!/marcmcardle1/status/524479602576867328 The Oscar Pistorus verdict is in. Details from ESPN: Oscar Pistorius was taken away in a police van Tuesday to start serving a five-year prison sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. A South African judge cited the “gross negligence” the Olympic runner showed when he shot Steenkamp multiple times …

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ESPN analyst notices an inconsistency in Sterling reaction

http://twitter.com/#!/ESPNRobertSmith/status/460496570400505856 ESPN college football analyst Robert Smith wonders why the outrage wasn’t the same when Harry Reid made racially insensitive remarks about President Obama. http://twitter.com/#!/ESPNRobertSmith/status/460505626951417856 Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/04/27/where-was-all-this-espn-analyst-notices-an-inconsistency-in-sterling-reaction/

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For some Americans, July 4th is a day for pretend patriotism

http://twitter.com/#!/ShaylalaJohnson/status/484950093112434688 For most Americans, July 4th is a day to celebrate independence and love for our country. For some, however, it’s a day to pretend to be patriotic. http://twitter.com/#!/tyler_correa/status/484836892500717569 http://twitter.com/#!/lesliesucks/status/484923589057990656 http://twitter.com/#!/Mardenator/status/484936064122253312 http://twitter.com/#!/manypuns/status/484910042949627904 http://twitter.com/#!/alexcolesmith/status/484868195799416833 http://twitter.com/#!/B_Sawers/status/484845257256103936 http://twitter.com/#!/xXBacon_LoverxX/status/484955749576376320 Others are more open about their lack of patriotism: http://twitter.com/#!/leaonelove/status/484926587486220289 Well, at least she’s consistent. Read more: …

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Mother Jones attacks James O’Keefe’s unreleased voter fraud video

http://twitter.com/#!/JamesOKeefeIII/status/524612090326433793 As Twitchy reported, James O’Keefe has been teasing a new undercover video that looks to be about Democratic voter fraud, but O’Keefe and his company Project Veritas have been tight-lipped as to any specifics. Andy Kroll of Mother Jones, however, thinks he has discovered a little bit more of what …

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David Axelrod offers ‘striking non-sequitur’ about Ebola and ‘gun violence’

http://twitter.com/#!/kevindandy1/status/526721046708514816 Classic -> https://t.co/2sofQtJhjK — Charlie Spiering (@charliespiering) October 27, 2014 Ebola arrived in the U.S. for the first time ever recently and the Obama administration’s behind-the-curve response has been widely criticized. For former Obama adviser David Axelrod, that means it’s time to … change the subject! Striking juxtaposition: Ebola …

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President meets with Al Sharpton to discuss criminal justice reform

http://twitter.com/#!/TiredOfTyranny/status/435880414742188032 Doesn’t Al Sharpton have his own key to the White House by now? Soon after the 2012 election, the MSNBC host was summoned along with other “progressive journalists” apparently to pick up the administration’s talking points by hand. And last August, Sharpton sat down with the president in his …

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Selective outrage: GLAAD slams Phil Robertson after letting Alec Baldwin slide

http://twitter.com/#!/LanRovr0/status/413405722232504320 Lefty gay rights activists are up in arms over comments Phil Robertson made regarding homosexuality. The “Duck Dynasty” patriarch told GQ that he believes homosexuality is a sin: “Start with homosexual behavior and just morph out from there. Bestiality, sleeping around with this woman and that woman and that …

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Ferguson police officer shot; Did Obama agitate right before shooting? (Yes)

http://twitter.com/#!/lifebythecreek/status/516083328852959232 What coincidence? You decide. But first a little background. MORE: #Ferguson police are asking the crowd to leave crime scene, but several dozen stay http://t.co/xBlExYyGa1 pic.twitter.com/gcbMUNFojo — RT (@RT_com) September 28, 2014 The anarchy we see in Ferguson MO brought to you by Democrats, Gov Nixon, Eric Holder DOJ …

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‘K guys good try’: CNN locked in a mighty struggle with Canada’s Mounties

http://twitter.com/#!/AOHardwick/status/524997011573972992 Canada is hard. If you’re CNN, that is: This reporter on @cnn keeps saying 'Royal Canadian MOUNTAIN police'. Hmmm — Kevin Zegers (@KevinZegers) October 22, 2014 Ok #CNNBreakingNews stop calling it Royal Canadian MOUNTAIN Police. #OttawaShooting #Heroes #KevinVickers — Shannon Tweed (@shannonleetweed) October 22, 2014 One time is bad …

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