Layers and Layers of Fact Checkers and Editors | Ed Driscoll

Take a good look at the headline of the above page of yesterday’s Washington Post music section, and in the caption underneath the photo. Now take a look at the name on headstock of the guitar pictured. (Click to enlarge photo if necessary.) Note that they don’t match. via Pocket
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Ben Carson: The Plot Against the Doctor Is About to Begin | Diary of a Mad Voter

As Ben Carson continues to rise in the polls, ahead not just in Iowa but now nationally, there is one thing you can bank on.  A round of attacks on Dr. via Pocket
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Progressive Elites vs. Western Civilization | National Review Online

Sometimes a culture disappears with a whimper, not a bang. Institutions age and are ignored, and the complacent public insidiously lowers its expectations of state performance. via Pocket
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Health threat of sugar is vastly underestimated, study claims | Society | The Guardian

Sugar is a bigger threat to health than many suppose, according to a study which claims it causes metabolic diseases such as high blood pressure and heart disease whether or not we put on weight. via Pocket
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My Daily Kona: Robert A Heinlein Speech to the USNA 1973

I am a huge fan of Robert A Heinlein, his book “Star-ship trooper” is still to me the best military SCIFI out there….with apologies to Peter whom to me writes some really good books in his own right. I really like the part of Star-ship trooper that to be a citizen and to vote was to first serve. via Pocket
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Whose Shrinking Island? | Power Line

Yesterday President Obama riffed in front of a Democratic audience, attacking the only enemies he cares about–Republicans. He described Republicans as “extreme,” and said, among other things, “Washington Republicans are alone on their own shrinking island.” via Pocket
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In 2005, researchers at the University of California, San Diego, began an experiment that would last five years. One by one, they brought 164 study participants to a sleep lab at the U.C. San Diego Medical Center, a room with a sweeping view of the city and the surrounding valley. via Pocket
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