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Scotland Yard, still reeling from the alleged police role in Britain's phone hacking scandal, was asked Thursday to investigate another explosive claim: that journalists bribed officers to locate people by tracking their cell phone signals.
It seems Rep. Michele Bachmann is under increased scrutiny for her religious views even as she climbs ever higher in the presidential polls. With Tea Party support, she is now No. 2 in the Republican polls, though she has only been in the race a short time. The numero uno, former Gov. Mitt Romney, is himself the victim of gentler bigotry for his religious views. He is a Mormon. No, I did not say moron. I said Mormon.
In an effort to reduce the number of concussions and subconcussive hits, Ivy League football teams will be allowed to have just two full-contact practices a week, three less than the NCAA allows.
American embassies around the globe are pro- tected night and day by an elite unit called the Marine Security Guard. In "Last Men Out," journalists Bob Drury and Tom Clavin provide an inside look at the Marines who guarded the U.S. Embassy in Saigon at the end of the Vietnam War.
Maybe you heard that "The Undefeated," the new documentary about Sarah Palin's political ascent, was a big box-office flop. If so, maybe what you heard was negative spin motivated by anti-Palin bias.
Britain's tabloid phone-hacking scandal enveloped the London police force Monday with the rapid-fire resignations of two top officers and claims of possible illegal eavesdropping, bribery and collusion. U.K officials immediately vowed to investigate.
Britain's tabloid phone-hacking scandal enveloped the London police force Monday with the rapid-fire resignations of two top officers and claims of possible illegal eavesdropping, bribery and collusion. U.K. officials immediately vowed to investigate.
Do we need any other evidence that the Kultursmog exists and that it is international - at least in the English-speaking world - than the fact that the biggest news story in the United Kingdom today is also the biggest news story here? I have in mind the telephone-hacking story about News of the World reporters in London listening in on private conversations and possibly bribing Scotland Yard. The Kultursmog is that set of ideas and tastes that are utterly polluted by left-wing values and carried by the liberal news media to pollute peoples' minds.
It's not exactly hip to be Mormon, but you wouldn't call them square, either. At least not right now.