May 3, 2016

May 2, 2016

Can you say ‘rubber stamp?’ FBI and NSA requests never denied by secret court

The secretive court was set up to scrutinize the requests in secret, in order to ensure compliance with applicable civil rights requirements. That all makes sense. That every single request is essentially approved, however, seems at least curious if not a bit off. The government response about its perfect record of approvals is that the FBI and NSA are very careful when applying for surveillance.

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If Steve Scalise were to perform a popular hip-hop dance, would it be the Majority Whip and Nae-Nae?

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Art, like morality, consists of drawing the line somewhere.

G. K. Chesterton

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May 1, 2016

'He started crying like a little baby': 11-year-old brags about shooting suspected home invader

Chris fired a warning shot. The man, who was carrying a stolen laundry hamper, began running. Chris emptied the magazine, firing off 12 shots by the time the intruder neared a fence in the family’s front yard, the 11-year-old told the station.

The final shot hit the man in the leg as he was hopping the fence, the boy said.

“I shot through the hamper he was carrying,” Chris said. “It was a full metal jacket bullet. It went straight through the back of his leg. He started crying like a little baby.”

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