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155 /hr. Court Backs Michigan on Affirmative Action

The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld a Michigan voter initiative that banned racial preferences in admissions to the state’s public universities. - 2 hours, 44 minutes

155 /hr. Everyone's Tweeting Photos of Police Brutality Thanks to a Failed NYPD Hashtag | VICE United States

The cops launched a trending topic about how awful they are. - 2 hours, 45 minutes

112 /hr. Pat Sajak faces backlash for Twitter post announcing he's heterosexual

2 hours, 46 minutes

240 /hr. Meskel Square, Addis Abeba Meskel Square. Centro neurálgico de Addis Abeba, frecuentemente es e... - 2 hours, 56 minutes

249 /hr. Victory: Supreme Court Upholds Affirmative Action Ban

In a victory for states’ rights supporters and those who oppose affirmative action laws, the Supreme Court upheld a Michigan ban on affirmative action on Tuesday, setting a precedent that protects ... - 3 hours, 34 minutes

210 /hr. Reid’s Ominous Threat: “Something Will Happen” To Bundy Family

He concluded America is “a nation of laws, not of men and women.” - 3 hours, 35 minutes

228 /hr. Hot-Button Issue: Calif. Republicans rally behind Sriracha in fight against city

Local and state Republicans say the issue at hand is not a public health problem due to a chili odor, but California’s hostile environment toward businesses.  - 3 hours, 36 minutes

102 /hr. IRS revokes conservative group's tax-exempt status over anti-Clinton statements: report - Washington Times

The IRS has revoked the tax-exempt status of a conservative charity for making statements critical of Hillary Rodham Clinton and John Kerry, according to a USA Today report. - 3 hours, 46 minutes

121 /hr. American? You Might Move To Canada After Watching This

SUPPORT the 28th Amendment to #GetMoneyOut CLICK here to support Wolf PAC: - 3 hours, 56 minutes

1015 /hr. Warning: Obama Might Have Just Figured Out How To Take Your Guns Away

This could be a crippling blow to the 2nd Amendment... - 4 hours, 36 minutes

108 /hr. KKK Forms Neighborhood Watch To Complement Police In Pennsylvania Town

George Zimmerman was a self-appointed neighborhood watch coordinator when he shot and killed Trayvon Martin. - 4 hours, 46 minutes

412 /hr. NYPD's hashtag campaign backfires horribly

Good cop, mad cop. - 5 hours, 5 minutes

120 /hr. The NRA Quietly Backs Down On Domestic Violence

WASHINGTON -- For nearly a decade, the National Rifle Association successfully blocked a bill in Washington state that would have required alleged domestic abusers to surrender their firearms after being served with a protective order. Only those act... - 5 hours, 6 minutes

1530 /hr. Exclusive--Texas AG Abbott to BLM: 'Come and Take It'

After Breitbart Texas reported on the U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) intent to seize 90,000 acres belonging to Texas landholders along the Texas/Oklahoma line, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott questioned the BLM’s authority to take such action. - 5 hours, 36 minutes

508 /hr. NYPD twitter campaign implodes, flooded with photos of police abuse

Just before 2 pm EDT, the New York City Police Department called via Twitter for photos of citizens with its officers. Almost immediately the campaign #myNYPD seemed to backfire, as users flooded the hashtag with photos decrying alleged police brutality. - 6 hours, 5 minutes

136 /hr. Canada passes US in middle-class wealth

What in the World: Wealthy in US prosper while average Americans fall behind their Western peers, "lazy" efforts by Indian feminists, and child sex abuse goes online in the Philippines. - 6 hours, 6 minutes

239 /hr. In South Carolina, off-campus production highlights tensions between lawmakers, public universities

Republicans say “Fun Home,” which features a woman and her gay father, does not reflect state’s conservatism. - 6 hours, 16 minutes

173 /hr. #myNYPD Twitter campaign backfires, promotes photos of police brutality instead of positive encounters with public 

The NYPD's effort to use Twitter to elicit photos of positive NYPD-public interactions backfired on Tuesday, when several users instead posted photos of police brutality to the suggested hashtag #myNYPD. - 6 hours, 26 minutes

256 /hr. Islam’s Religious War with Everyone | FrontPage Magazine

Separating the real religious oppressors from the oppressed. - 6 hours, 36 minutes

125 /hr. Antonin Scalia faults Sonia Sotomayor for 'doubly shameful' suggestion that Michigan voters are racist | Mobile Washington Examiner

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia faulted Justice Sonia Sotomayor for making what he regards as a shameful suggestion that the Michigan voters who decided to ban affirmative action in college admissions were motivated by racism. - 6 hours, 46 minutes

2011 /hr. Obama burns 35,000 gal. of fuel on Earth Day, emitting 375 TONS of CO2

The Marine One helicopter landing to pick up the president 'caused a flurry of hundreds of tree flower petals' -- but that was only the beginning of the day's environmental destruction. - 6 hours, 56 minutes

227 /hr. Antonin Scalia faults Sonia Sotomayor for 'doubly shameful' suggestion that Michigan voters are racist |

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia faulted Justice Sonia Sotomayor for making what he regards as a shameful suggestion that the Michigan voters who decided to ban affirmative action in college admissions were motivated by racism. Scalia wrote a concurring opinion upholding a 2006 ballot initiative that amended Michigan's constitution to ban affirmative action. “As Justice Harlan observed over a century ago, '[o]ur Constitution is color-blind, and neither knows nor tolerates classes among citizens,' Scalia concluded, quoting the dissent in Plessy v. Ferguson. The people of Michigan wish the same for their governing charter. It would be shameful for us to stand in their way. - 7 hours, 4 minutes

158 /hr. The New York Police Department Is Having A Rough Day on Twitter

This afternoon, whoever runs social media for the NYPD asked people to tweet out photos of themselves with police officers. It's not going so well. - 7 hours, 5 minutes

102 /hr. Charles Murray: An open letter to the students of Azusa Pacific University

I was scheduled to speak to you tomorrow. I was going to talk about my new book, "The Curmudgeon’s Guide to Getting Ahead," and was looking forward to it. But it has been “postponed.” Why? An email... - 7 hours, 6 minutes

355 /hr. Dems doing the unexpected: embracing the ACA

The conventional wisdom said Democrats would have no choice but to run from, not on, the Affordable Care Act in 2014. The conventional wisdom was wrong. - 7 hours, 16 minutes

2251 /hr. NYPD's Twitter photo contest backfires with images of aggressive police force

The New York Police Department attempted to harness Twitter to drum up support today, but things haven't exactly gone as planned. Earlier today, the official NYPD Twitter account asked followers to... - 7 hours, 23 minutes

614 /hr. Florida Republican Arrested After Leaving Taco Bell At 2 A.M.

"We need to be as elected officials held to a higher standard," said Florida state Rep. Dane Eagle (R-Cape Coral) last month after sponsoring a bill that would require legislators to submit to drug testing. Just before 2 a.m. Monday mor... - 7 hours, 24 minutes

254 /hr. RECON: Federal agents, Rangers and F.B.I. now staging by hundreds in Vegas, possibly for massive armed raid of Bundy Ranch - Intellihub News

A red alert posted on YouTube claims that hundreds of law enforcement agents are now staging en masse at hotels within the city, possibly to raid the Bundy Ranch on short notice - 7 hours, 25 minutes

186 /hr. REPORT: US knowingly helped get weapons to al-Qaeda militias in Libya

America chose al-Qaeda over Muammar Gaddafi and ignored his offer to abdicate amid civil war, says the Citizens Commission on Benghazi, a group of former top military brass and CIA insiders. - 7 hours, 26 minutes

1049 /hr. Sotomayor: You can’t ‘wish away’ racial inequality

Sotomayor’s impassioned dissent in affirmative action case draws a tart response from the chief justice. - 7 hours, 45 minutes