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Posted on | June 11, 2014 | 12 Comments

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TOP NEWS
Majority Leader Eric Cantor Crushed By Tea Party Insurgent In Shocking Upset

Cantor delivers his concession speech in Richmond

Defeated despite spending $1 million on primary campaign

Oregon Shooting Features Gun Controllers Exploiting Tragedy Again
Teenage gunman shot himself after killing fellow student


Jihadis From Syria Drive Iraqi Army Out Of Mosul
PM Al-Maliki declares state of emergency, calls on friendly governments for help



POLITICS
California Judge Rules Public School Teacher Tenure Unconstitutional

Silicon Valley entrepreneur David Welch talks about Judge Treu’s decision; his non-profit, Students Matter, filed the lawsuit that led to the ruling

Judge concludes that tenure and seniority laws affect students’ constitutional right to equal education, cites disparate impact on poor & minority students

GOP Warns That Obamacare Rules Tweak Could Trigger Taxpayer Bailout Of Insurers

Education Secretary Duncan Says Politics Forced OK Gov. Fallin To Repeal Common Core

Lindsey Graham Wins SC GOP Senate Primary

House Unanimously Passes VA Treatment Bill

Weed Tax Collections Booming In Colorado

NYC Settle Occupods’ False Arrest Lawsuit

Senate Votes $2 Billion For Child Illegals



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Asian Crude Up Slightly From US Close: NYMEX $104.46, Brent $109.75
Best Buy Boosts Dividends For First Time In Two Years
World Bank Shaves 2014 Growth Expectations For Global Economy
Dow Hits Record For Fourth Day Although Wall Street Finishes Flat
United Airlines To Overhaul Frequent-Flyer Program
Radio Shack Reports Wider 1Q Loss
The Old Is New Again At E3 For Sony And Microsoft
Google Buying Satellite Company Skybox For $500 Million
Sony Touts Streaming, Nintendo Reveals Amiibo
Alamo Drafthouse Bans Google Glass
Legend Of Zelda For Wii U Coming In 2015



SPORTS
Spurs Come Out Shooting, Hand Heat South Beach Beatdown

Danny Green, one of the “other” Spurs, plays a leading role in tonight’s win with 15 points and five steals

San Antonio hands Miami first post-season loss at home, 111-92

Former A’s Pitcher, Cy Young Winner Bob Welch Dead At 57

Cubs Spoil Polanco’s Debut, Thrash Pirates 9-3

Snakes Beat Astros 4-1

Wainwright Delivers Third Consecutive Shutout For Cards, Rays Fall 1-0

Fish Rally Late, Top Rangers 8-5

Workman One-Hits O’s, BoSox Win 1-0

Royals Hang On To Defeat Tribe 9-5

Matt Williams Fondly Recalls Days With Giants



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Rumors False: J-Lo To Be At World Cup Opening Ceremonies

The cameltoe – er, show – must go on!

Will be performing with rapper Pitbull, Brazilian singer Claudia Leitte


Kelly Rowland Is Expecting!

Gwyneth Paltrow, Beyonce Planning A Retreat Together

Jason Schwartzman Welcomes Daughter #2

Shailene Woodley Is Vanity Fair’s July Cover Girl


Kris Jenner’s Instagram Hacked

“Love & Hip-Hop” Star Stevie J Busted – Owes $1 Million In Child Support

James Franco Writes A Short Story About Lindsay Lohan

Sandra Bullock’s Alleged Stalker Owns A Machine Gun

Jake Gyllenhaal, Rachel McAdams Fuel Dating Rumors

Ice Cube’s Son, O’Shea Jackson Jr., To Play Rapper In Biopic “Straight Outta Compton”

Bryan Singer Could Lose “X-Men: Apocalypse”

R. Kelly’s Youngest Child Comes Out As Transgender

Keira Knightley’s July Glamour Cover Shoot



FOREIGNERS
Friendly Fire Kills Five Americans In Afghanistan
Brazil’s President Defends World Cup In Speech
Syria Begins Freeing Prisoners Under Assad Amnesty
Likud’s Reuben Rivlin Elected President Of Israel
Red China Announces Roundup Of Alleged Cult Members
Six Thousand Police Raid Korean Religious Compound To Find Aides Of Ferry Owner
On The Hunt For Boko Haram
Colombian President Announces Talks With ELN Rebels
Merkel Cites “Threats” In Warning To Cameron



BLOGS & STUFF
Doug Powers: Hillary Relates To The Working Class – We Were “Dead Broke” After Leaving The White House
Twitchy: Laura Ingraham Has Question For “Double Amnesty, Extra Hot” Obama
Monster Hunter Nation: The Naive Idiocy Of Teaching Rapists Not To Rape
American Power: “This Woman, Marie Larf (Harf) Seems To Be The White Susan Rice, Only Dumber And More Preposterous”
American Thinker: Are Most Mass Murderers Really White?
BLACKFIVE: Big Apple Run – AAR And Apology
Conservatives4Palin: The New Regressives
Don Surber: Daily Scoreboard, June 10
Jammie Wearing Fools: Shootings Up 43% Last Month In NYC, But At Least There’s No More Stop & Frisk
Joe For America: Obama’s Cloward-Piven Immigration Strategy
JustOneMinute: Showing The Common Touch
Pat Dollard: Border Agents Warn Of Chicken Pox, MRSA From Illegal Child Crossings
Protein Wisdom: And I’m Never Going Back/To My Old School
Shot In The Dark: This Is A Spree Killer’s Brain On Lead
The Jawa Report: ISIL Jihadis Capture Armored Hummers Given To Iraq
The Lonely Conservative: Your Tax Dollars At Work – Helping Planned Parenthood Teach Teens The Joy Of S&M
This Ain’t Hell: So, How’s It Feel To Be Thrown Under The Bus, Mr. Secretary?
Weasel Zippers: Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) Compares Taliban To American Revolutionaries
Megan McArdle: A Little Student Loan Debt Never Hurt Anyone


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