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Posted on | January 5, 2016 | 6 Comments

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TOP NEWS
BURNS, OREGON RESIDENTS WANT THE MILITIA TO GO HOME

Harney County’s Sheriff Ward speaks to the media

Locals support imprisoned Hammonds, but unenthusiastic about Ammon Bundy and his militiamen

Bahrain, Sudan Join Saudis In Severing Relations With Iran
Fallout from Iranian sacking of Saudi embassy


Obama Executive Action On Guns Requires More Background Checks For More Sales
What he actually said, “without all the blather”
Expanded background checks wouldn’t have stopped recent mass murderers



POLITICS
SENIOR CHICAGO CITY LAWYER RESIGNS AFTER JUDGE RULES HE HID EVIDENCE

Sharon Fairley, acting head of Chicago’s Independent Police Review Authority, speaks to reporters

U.S. Judge Chang accused Jordan Marsh of concealing evidence in the police shooting of Darius Pinex

Sen. Cruz Calls On Militia To Stand Down

Hundreds Of New Laws Go Into Effect In California


House To Open With Vote To Repeal Obamacare

Cuomo Misses Point, Street People Say

Federal Prosecutors Decline To Indict Former VA Execs

Ben Carson Calls For 14.9% Flat Tax

Field Poll: Cruz Surges Ahead Of Trump In California



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Asian Crude Edges Higher; Middle East Tension Offset By Ongoing Glut: Brent $37.44, WTI $37.04
Asia Stocks Retreat Again As China Rally Fizzles
Justice Department Sues Volkswagen For Rigging Diesels To Beat Emissions Tests
U.S. Manufacturing Shrinks In December At Fastest Rate In Six Years
Gun Makers Buck Tide, Post Gains Amid Wall Street Selloff
U.S. Construction Spending Falls 0.4% In November
Mysterious Faraday Rolls Out Super-Powered Electric Concept Car
NVIDIA Boosts IQ Of Self-Driving Cars
Everything You Need To Know From CES So Far
Activision Blizzard Beefs Up E-Sports Muscle



SPORTS
CHARGERS, RAMS, RAIDERS ALL FILE TO MOVE TO LA

The Chargers have played in San Diego since 1961.

League has already said they won’t allow more than two teams in LA; approval to move requires 24 of 32 owners to approve

Sens Edge Blues In OT 3-2

Sixers Humiliate Timbermutts 109-99

Oilers Blank Canes, 1-0 (OT)

Crowder Scores 25, Celts Beat Nyets 103-94

Coyotes Edge Canucks 3-2

Cousins Scores 33 As Kings Top Thunder

Nats Interested In Gerardo Parra Again?



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
ASHLEY BENSON; WHY HER LIFE IS MORE NORMAL THAN YOU THINK

From child star to It Girl

“Pretty Little Liars” star dishes on hair color, crazy beauty ideals

NBC Stations Renew “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” Through 2020

Gloria Allred Bashes OK! Magazine For Sexualizing 14-Year-Old

Country Singer Craig Strickland Found Dead After Being Missing For A Week


Emma Stone Brings Her Mom To Broadway

Leonardo DiCaprio, GF Kelly Rohrbach Split

James Caan Desperate For Cash Amid Messy Divorce

Warriors’ Andre Iguodala Doesn’t Want His Daughter Playing Basketball, Turning Lesbian

Megyn Kelly Will Slay You Now

Sam Champion Heading Back To ABC?



FOREIGNERS
Kuwait Recalls Ambassador To Iran
Charlie Hebdo Widow Wants Probe Into Lax Security Measures
Bus Fire Kills 17 In Northern China, Arsonist Sought
Russian Orthodox Church Drives To Recover Its Political Clout
Hezbollah Attempts Bomb Attack On Israeli Forces, Israel Shells Southern Lebanon In Retaliation
Showdown Brews In Venezuela As Opposition Takes Over Legislature
After Sweden Tightens Border Controls, Denmark Follows Suit
Hilary Benn Safe As Corbyn’s Purge Turns To Farce
Islamic State Jihadis Target Libya’s Main Oil Terminals
U.S. Expects Pakistan To Act Against Terrorists Who Attacked Indian Air Base


BLOGS & STUFF
EBL: Hillary And The Aliens
Da Tech Guy: Obama’s Useful Idiots In Oregon
The Political Hat: Private Preference, Public Punishment
Michelle Malkin: New Year, New Platform – Joining Conservative Review
Twitchy: Michael Moore Comes To Clintons’ Defense Against “Abused Women” Claims

American Power: Buzzfeed Gets Punked
American Thinker: What The Cultural And Political Establishments Can’t Grasp About Donald Trump
Conservatives4Palin: Governor Sarah Palin – Protect Those You Love!
Don Surber: House Of Saud About To Collapse
Joe For America: The New Face Of Louis Vuitton – I Hope You’re Ready
JustOneMinute: Rebooting 2016
Pamela Geller: Oslo Police – “We Have Lost The City”
Protein Wisdom: Senior Editor At HuffPo Preciously Brags She Won’t Read Any Books By -Gasp!- White People In 2016
Shot In The Dark: Top Secret
STUMP: What Governmental Bankruptcy Looks Like – Today Puerto Rico, Tomorrow Chicago!
The Gateway Pundit: Bill Clinton’s First Campaign Stop For Hillary Flops
The Jawa Report: Belgian Muslims Celebrate New Year – Burning Baby Jesus’ Tree, Christmas Tree, And 804 Cars
The Lonely Conservative: Obama’s Gun Grab Begins Again
This Ain’t Hell: The Burns, Oregon Standoff – You’re Known By The Company You Keep
Weasel Zippers: Michigan Muslima Says It’s Okay For Palestinian Muslims To Stab Jews
Megan McArdle: Why We Fear The IRS
Mark Steyn: Jeb Pitches The Woo


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