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David Brooks: Know Your Betters | The Agitator
Yesterday David Brooks wrote a scathing, wicked caricature of David Brooks. Except of course he wasn't joking. At least I don't think he was joking. It's really something to behold. Those "Question Authority" bumper stickers no longer symbolize an attempt to distinguish just and unjust authority. They symbolize an attitude of opposing authority.
Op-Ed: Bring on the 'partisans'
As Wisconsin voters flooded polling places for Gov. Scott Walker's recall election, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, in an interview with Fox Business Channel, bemoaned the "obsessive partisanship" enveloping American politics. A few hours later, as returns showed Walker would retain his job, Palin reappeared on Fox News, suddenly less interested in eschewing poisonous partisanship.
The bullets are flying in Caracas
Traffic in Caracas -- which is chaotic at the best of times -- ground to a virtual standstill today as authorities were forced to shut down the main east-west highway crossing the length of the long and narrow city. The reason? Gunfire.
Mitch Daniels Was Right About The Social Issues Truce
Back before his name first started being floated as a potential candidate for President, Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels made some waves inside the Republican Party by suggesting in a 2010 interview with The Weekly Standard's Andrew Ferguson that the Republican Party should put aside social issues in the 2012 campaign and focus on the economy and the Federal Government's fiscal problems: The next president, whoever he is, "would have to call a truce on the so-called social issues.
Keene Police finds a new pet in the BearCat | The Equinox
Keene city council voted 12-1 in December to accept a Homeland Security grant of more than $285,000. This grant would allow the Keene Police Department to purchase a LENCO BearCat, an armored vehicle whose intended use was never quite specified. However, backlash began recently over the council's acceptance of the grant.
Police 'Tank' Purchase Riles New Hampshire Town
"We're going to have our own tank." That's what Keene, N.H., Mayor Kendall Lane whispered to Councilman Mitch Greenwood during a December city council meeting. It's not quite a tank. But the quaint town of 23,000 -- scene of just two murders since 1999 -- had just accepted a $285,933 grant from the U.S.
Shark Eats Shark: Australian Researchers Capture Shark Feast Off Great Barrier Reef (PHOTO)
No species seems to be off limits when it comes to sharks and their prey. If that's a tough concept to digest, look no further to this incredible image of a shark devouring another shark. The breathtaking photo captures an opportunistic tasseled wobbegong (Eucrossorhinus dasypogon) munching on a brown-banded bamboo shark (Chiloscyllium punctatum), notes the journal Coral Reef.
Honduras Prison Fire: Most Inmates In Deadly Blaze Were Not Convicted, Report Says
COMAYAGUA, Honduras -- The prisoners whose scorched bodies were carried out piece by piece Thursday morning from a charred Honduran prison had been locked inside an overcrowded penitentiary where most inmates had never been charged, let alone convicted, according to an internal Honduran government report obtained by The Associated Press.
What's America's real crime rate?
Feb 14th 2012, 14:54 by W.W. | IOWA CITY IF YOU start feeling good about America, run don't walk to Adam Gopnik's damning New Yorker feature on the land of the free's penchant for imprisonment: For a great many poor people in America, particularly poor black men, prison is a destination that braids through an ordinary life, much as high school and college do for rich white ones.
Man Spends Time In Jail For Not Having A Dog License
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) - A Jefferson County man was held in jail after refusing to get a license for his dog. Now he and his wife are fighting the fine in court. 4 On Your Side Investigator Rick Sallinger wanted to know how many others don't have licenses and face the possibility of arrest.