davidl on November 18th, 2014

It is winter in Upstate New York and there are three feet of snow and everything closed from schools to the Thruway is harsh, nasty but yet heart warming.    There is a traditional feel of this is the way things are supposed to be.  That is Buffalo gets hammered with snow before Rochester, from the […]

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davidl on November 17th, 2014

Dr. Martin Salia, late of Sierra Leone, has passed. Sorry to see Dr. Salia go, but he could just as well died in his native country. There is simply no rational to import infectious aliend i9to this county, from CBS News: OMAHA, Neb. — A surgeon who contracted Ebola in his native Sierra Leone died […]

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davidl on November 3rd, 2014

The late Brittany Maynard’s fifteen minutes of fame has expired: PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Brittany Maynard stuck by her decision. The woman with brain cancer who revived a national debate about physician-assisted suicide ended her life Saturday by swallowing lethal drugs made available under an Oregon law allowing terminally ill people to choose when to […]

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davidl on October 31st, 2014

One Shoshana Roberts has made a viral video, from  Cavan Sieczkowski, Puffington Post: Watch This Woman Receive 100 Catcalls While Walking Around For A Day Ten hours of walking around New York City, 100 catcalls and one huge problem. Rob Bliss of Rob Bliss Creative makes viral videos for a living and decided to use […]

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davidl on October 16th, 2014

Four Americans are murdered in Benghazi.   Obama does a fund raisser. ISIS beheads an American.    Obama goes golfing. Obama says Ebola can’t spread to America.     America’s first Ebola patient dies.   More are infected.     Obama calls a cabinet meeting, from Puffington Post: WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is cancelling political travel to meet with his […]

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Tom Frieden, head of the Center for Disease Control: “[T]he fact that it’s possible to take care of Ebola safely, but it does change, substantially, how we approach it,” Hat tip and reax, Vox, Vox Popoli: You are permitting Ebola victims to freely enter the USA because you MIGHT be able to safely take care […]

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Eric Florack on October 12th, 2014

  First, let me say that the USSC’s recent (non-)decision was the correct and logical one, if the only issue was the law and the wording within the Constitution. The choice, you see, was made the moment government made being married a legal matter, hundreds of years ago. That said, however, there are larger things […]

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davidl on September 23rd, 2014

What is the difference between Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and the late Fidel Castro? Aside from the fact that Castro is probably dead, Castro was a tyrant who put his political opponents in jail, from Marc Morano, Climate Depot: New York City – Environmental activist Robert F. Kennedy Jr. lamented that there were no current […]

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davidl on September 19th, 2014

From the BEEB: With the results in from all 32 council areas, the “No” side won with 2,001,926 votes over 1,617,989 for “Yes”. Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond called for unity and urged the unionist parties to deliver on more powers. UK Prime Minister David Cameron said he was delighted the UK would remain together […]

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davidl on September 4th, 2014

I don’t know if Joan Rivers was an original, but she exhibited stalwart qualities. she toiled, rose, fell down, adapted and got back up again, from Hank Stuever, Washington Post: In her long and relentless comedy career, Joan Rivers, who died Thursday at 81, worked plenty hard enough to become famous many times over, from […]

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davidl on September 4th, 2014

Sure this a local story, but so was Trayvon Martin’s attempt to kill George Zimmerman and Micheal Brown assault battery on Ferguson police officer Darrin Wilson. At a press conference Thursday afternoon, the Rochester Police Department detailed the sequence of events that led up to the shooting on Hudson Avenue in which a Rochester police […]

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davidl on August 24th, 2014

Alternate title:   A tale of two mug shots. Can Rick Perry, governor Texas, ride his indictment by a Travis county grand jury all the way to the White House?   Maybe not.   However Perry’s standing up the Travis county democrat  mafia only improves his standing with the republican base.   Lord knows we need a president […]

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davidl on August 18th, 2014

The Reverend Al Sharpton can go home.   The late Michael Brown was shot in the front with his arms down, from Daily Caller: An autopsy conducted on Michael Brown, the unarmed 18-year-old fatally shot by Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson last Saturday, shows that Brown was shot at least six times, twice in the […]

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davidl on August 15th, 2014

Sir Robert Peel: The police are the public and the public are the police; the police being only members of the public who are paid to give full time attention to duties Source. Mary Katherine Ham: Hot Air: We ask more of police in a free society than creating militarized zones out of tough situations. […]

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davidl on August 4th, 2014

In politics an accident is when a politician accidentally speaks the truth.   Finnish reporterette Aishi Zidan had one such accident, via William A. Jacoboson, Legal Insurrection: Don’t use me as your propaganda weapon I spent a night at the Shifa hospital in Gaza two weeks ago. I was covering the situation in Gaza for my […]

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