August 21, 2014
Police union steering donations to Darren Wilson legal defense fund #ferguson

Police union steering donations to Darren Wilson legal defense fund #ferguson

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To sum things up, a FOP lodge in Anne Arundel County, Maryland wanted to send donations to provide food for police officers working long hours in Ferguson, Missouri due to the protests, rioting, and looting. However, the national FOP asked them to send the money to a legal defense fund for Darren Wilson instead.

Baltimore Sun has details:

The Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 70, the union that…

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August 21, 2014
15,000 voters regisitered in both MD and Fairfax County, VA

15,000 voters regisitered in both MD and Fairfax County, VA

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Watchdog.org

An election-integrity group is challenging the status of nearly 15,000 voters reportedly registered in both Fairfax County and Maryland.

Virginia Voters Alliance on Wednesdayurged Fairfax’s electoral board to do what state officials have so far not done across the commonwealth: Purge those duplicate voters.

VVA President Reagan George complained the state Department of Elections is…

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August 21, 2014
Pro-Abort: “I Want You to Eat a Taco, Drink a Beer, and Fund Abortion”

Pro-Abort: “I Want You to Eat a Taco, Drink a Beer, and Fund Abortion”

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Andrea Grimes of RH Reality Check admits she started the challenge as a Twitter joke in response to the Ice Bucket Challenge that is ubiquitous right now. She should have left it as one.

Grimes summarizes it:

The Taco or Beer Challenge couldn’t be simpler: You eat a taco and/or drink a beer, and you donate to an abortion fund. The only ice you’ll need for this challenge is the ice in your…

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August 21, 2014
Mass in Baltimore Friday will honor St. Padre Pio

Mass in Baltimore Friday will honor St. Padre Pio

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On Friday August 22, 2014, there will be a Holy Mass in honor of Saint Padre Pio at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Baltimore. The guest celebrant will be Fr. Dominic Bump, OP.

Holy Rosary will be prayed at 6:30 p.m. and Mass will start at 6:45 in Our Lady’s Chapel at the Cathedral. After Mass, a relic of St. Padre Pio will be venerated.

Padre Pio was born in 1887 in Pietrelcina, Italy. His…

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August 20, 2014
Exclusive: Read the DHS bulletin on Thursday’s “Nationwide Day of Rage” #ferguson

Exclusive: Read the DHS bulletin on Thursday’s “Nationwide Day of Rage” #ferguson

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I have obtained an Information Bulletin that originated in the Threat Management Division (TMD) of the Federal Protective Service (FPS) at the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS.) I have posted the whole bulletin online here and also embedded it at the bottom of this post. The bulletin is unclassified but For Official Use Only (FOUO.)

The information bulletin number is FPS HQ IB-006-2014.

H…

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August 19, 2014
ISIS video shows beheading of reporter James Wright Foley

ISIS video shows beheading of reporter James Wright Foley

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I am not showing or linking to the video of the beheading of American reporter James Wright Foley here. He was beheaded by ISIS, who also threatened another American journalist in a statement on the video.

More from ABC News:

A disturbing video posted online appears to show the beheading of American journalist James Foley, who was kidnapped while covering the Syrian conflict in 2012.

In the…

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August 19, 2014
This minor league manager gets ejected; watch what happens next

This minor league manager gets ejected; watch what happens next

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Watch the video below to see more on this meltdown, as reported by WMBF:

The Pelicans are in the national spotlight again, and if the viral video from Saturday’s Myrtle Beach Pelicans away game is any indication, you don’t want to get on Manager Joe Mikulik’s bad side.

While arguing a call at home plate with umpire Adam Beck during the fifth inning of the game against the Salem Red Sox, Mikulik…

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August 19, 2014
Chick-fil-a adds chicken and waffles to breakfast menu

Chick-fil-a adds chicken and waffles to breakfast menu

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Chick Fil A has added several items to its breakfast menu for a limited time, but only in middle Georgia. This potentially means they are market testing the items there.

AJC.com reports that the  items include:

  • maple waffles- “baked with real maple syrup inside and a caramelized sugar crunch (300 calories)”
  • multigrain oatmeal with fresh fruit- “steel cut oatmeal is slow-cooked and has flax,…

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August 17, 2014
ABC News shocked to discover the Pope is Catholic

ABC News shocked to discover the Pope is Catholic

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Johee Choo of ABC News, reporting from South Korea:

During his trip in South Korea today, Pope Francis stopped to pray at a monument for aborted children, a rare gesture as he has been known to avoid such culturally sensitive issues.

Just because Johee Choo was either not paying attention (or is just going with what the media narrative is regarding Pope Francis) doesn’t mean he has ignored…

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August 17, 2014
American Catholics say a special prayer for peace in Iraq in Mass today

American Catholics say a special prayer for peace in Iraq in Mass today

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A statement from the U.S. Council of Catholic Bishops from August 7:

The chairman of the Committee of International Justice and Peace of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) asked the U.S. bishops to invite the people of their dioceses to pray for peace in Iraq on Sunday, August 17. Bishop Richard E. Pates of Des Moines, Iowa, made the request, August 6, sending the bishops the text…

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