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El Paso County, Colo., Sheriff embroiled in Weiner-esque sex scandal

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http://twitter.com/#!/alanfranklin/status/469828145407725569 El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa, one of the most powerful Republican officials in southern Colorado, stands accused of a long list of ethical violations, according to a bombshell article by Colorado Springs Gazette reporter Dave Philipps: Maketa allegedly has had sexual relationships with three female subordinates for years, traveling with them using public funds, promoting them to top […]

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‘Seriously?’ Roll Call editor decries ‘unfair’ detention of Jose Antonio Vargas

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http://twitter.com/#!/chelseagrunwald/status/489062150787186688 The news that illegal immigrant activist Jose Antonio Vargas has been detained at a Texas Border Patrol station is hitting some of his fellow “journalists” pretty hard. Roll Call’s editor in chief Christina Bellantoni is beside herself: http://twitter.com/#!/cbellantoni/status/489059522250428417 Is that so? http://twitter.com/#!/RockmanHalo/status/489061196864421889 http://twitter.com/#!/charlescwcooke/status/489060168223948800 Outrageous and “unfair,” apparently: http://twitter.com/#!/TickedOffMic/status/489060903296307200 http://twitter.com/#!/HokieMBA00/status/489062740363726849 Bellantoni could use some perspective […]

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Ron Johnson: Some cops ashamed that looting occurred while police stood by

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http://twitter.com/#!/bkesling/status/501635698055593986 You think? Go figure. http://twitter.com/#!/slapd0g/status/501636533653209089 Related: Ferguson police stand down; Looters run wild again; Local store owners plead for help: ‘Where the cops at?’ ‘What the hell is going on?’; Missouri State Highway Patrol criticized for ordering local police to stand down Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/08/19/captain-ron-johnson-some-cops-were-ashamed-that-looting-occurred-while-police-stood-by/

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Robbery, shooting at Kohl’s in Romeoville, Illinois; Several injuries reported [photos]

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http://twitter.com/#!/NickRevell317/status/406331534526799872 http://twitter.com/#!/abcWNN/status/406325850166943744 Local Chicago media and witnesses at the scene reported a shooting and several injuries at a Kohl’s retail store in Romeoville, Illinois late last night. Many immediately associated the incident with Black Friday shopping madness. http://twitter.com/#!/ajzilli/status/406331196042260480 http://twitter.com/#!/kmkroski/status/406331859782471680 But according to one witness, shoplifters fleeing the scene were shot at by police. http://twitter.com/#!/noel_first_noel/status/406279138828632064 http://twitter.com/#!/noel_first_noel/status/406280461975945216 […]

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St. Louis Mo. Police Dept. posts photos of vandalized vehicles

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http://twitter.com/#!/Tyson_Pruitt/status/520346673386512384 As Twitchy reported early this morning, angry residents of south St. Louis reacted to the fatal police shooting of an 18-year-old by gathering in the street and vandalizing police cars which responded to the scene. Thursday afternoon, the St. Louis Missouri Police Department posted photos of the damage to the police vehicles. Photos of the […]

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9/11 museum visitor says he was told not to take photos

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http://twitter.com/#!/redsteeze/status/469210822330552320 Redsteeze paid a visit to the National September 11 Memorial & Museum today and shared some concerns as well as some moving photos. http://twitter.com/#!/redsteeze/status/469209532309446656 http://twitter.com/#!/redsteeze/status/469210307790139392 http://twitter.com/#!/redsteeze/status/469215638448504832 http://twitter.com/#!/redsteeze/status/469216416500314112 Let’s hope it was just opening day confusion. Authorized or not, Redsteeze shared a lot of great shots from his visit. http://twitter.com/#!/redsteeze/status/469190395851976705 http://twitter.com/#!/redsteeze/status/469191187946295298 http://twitter.com/#!/redsteeze/status/469194308814635009 http://twitter.com/#!/redsteeze/status/469195838481514496 http://twitter.com/#!/redsteeze/status/469208164270092288 Haunting, indeed. Phone battery […]

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‘Wow’: This CNN missing 777 plane’s ‘breaking’ black box news is ridiculous

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http://twitter.com/#!/thedcam/status/447691157582004224 Wait, what? OK, we already know that CNN’s obsession with the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has already reached absurd levels. Actress Melissa Joan Hart has had it with the coverage and fellow Twitter users suggested ways to make CNN switch focus. But then this happened. This is CNN: http://twitter.com/#!/joenoia/status/447571131185102848 http://twitter.com/#!/TallyAnnaE/status/447692249590009856 http://twitter.com/#!/MforestB/status/447717973298794496 Heh. http://twitter.com/#!/Retread03/status/447711595695988736 […]

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“Irresponsible politicians and NRA” blamed for Santa Barbara mass shooting

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http://twitter.com/#!/SteveKrak/status/470330599664668672 Never mind that we have video of Elliot Rodger essentially confessing in advance to Friday’s multiple shootings near UC Santa Barbara — as usual, the NRA is to blame in the court of public opinion. http://twitter.com/#!/LeonardFiles/status/470331381328121856 http://twitter.com/#!/SteveLevitan/status/470269079387770881 http://twitter.com/#!/Hesiod2k11/status/470226397047578624 http://twitter.com/#!/RepublicanSwine/status/470229888088027136 http://twitter.com/#!/Inkydelaware/status/470298082438291457 http://twitter.com/#!/ReelLiveFilms/status/470313424140791808 http://twitter.com/#!/tutticontenti/status/470324153090723840 http://twitter.com/#!/chris919w/status/470304716065239041 Who else could be to blame? http://twitter.com/#!/txtiger1/status/470333500668006400 CNN crime reporter Shimon Prokupecz has […]

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White privilege: T.J. Lane will be brought in alive, might have been set free

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http://twitter.com/#!/cjwerleman/status/510262978898575360 PREACH "@cjwerleman: School shooter TJ Lane has escaped prison. He'll be captured alive. He's white." — Christian ✌ (@C_Morrisonn) September 12, 2014 Yes, that’s Salon op-ed columnist CJ Werleman, the same one who awkwardly tried to cobble together a joke about Ray Rice running Hobby Lobby. For many, though, his tweet about escaped school shooter T.J. Lane […]

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‘Is there no outcry?’: MC Hammer outraged by weekend shootings in Chicago

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http://twitter.com/#!/MCHammer/status/486297947336761346 There’s certainly no coverup, and quite a few “legitimate” news organizations have reported that not 60 but 82 people were shot in Chicago over the holiday weekend, with 14 fatalities. Moms Demand Action added to the outcry by  blaming weak gun laws for the violence, but many suspect that criminals flaunting those laws contributed most […]

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Trey Gowdy ‘honored’ to head Benghazi committee; Citizens encourage

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http://twitter.com/#!/lrc328/status/463405876099837952 Speaker of the House John Boehner announced earlier that he has named South Carolina Rep. Trey Gowdy to head up a select House committee charged with investigating Benghazi. A little while ago Gowdy sent his first tweet since that announcement: http://twitter.com/#!/TGowdySC/status/463405489515003904 People interested in getting to the truth about Benghazi seem to believe that […]

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‘Now that’s scary’! Jasper Perino gets Halloween makeover [Photoshop]

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http://twitter.com/#!/cjh1955/status/527926020150542336 Just when you thought it was safe to turn on your TV … #TheFive @DanaPerino Scary Halloween costume for Jasper pic.twitter.com/qunvT2qzhA — FiveFanPhotoshops (@FiveFanPS) October 30, 2014 Woof. @DanaPerino @FiveFanPS poor Jasper…dressed as Bob! — am (@am77933250) October 30, 2014 Thank goodness it’s only a Photoshop. But still. It’s frightening. @DanaPerino @FiveFanPS terrifying. — […]

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Police arrest another Oklahoma man who threatened to behead co-worker

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http://twitter.com/#!/RustyRootbeer/status/516356739629723648 Washington Times writer Jessica Chasmar reports that police on Friday arrested a fired nursing home worker and Muslim convert for allegedly threatening to behead a co-worker — the same day that Alton Nolen was identified as the suspect in a workplace beheading that took place less than 20 miles away. Chasmar writes: Jacob Mugambi […]

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Alec Baldwin: ‘Report of disorderly conduct is a distortion’ by police

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http://twitter.com/#!/macjaeh/status/466396268458434560 As Twitchy reported, Alec Baldwin unloaded on the “mismanaged carnival of stupidity” that is New York City after he was arrested for riding his bicycle the wrong direction earlier today. Baldwin just wants the world to know that the police who arrested him were lying when they cited him for disorderly conduct. http://twitter.com/#!/ABFalecbaldwin/status/466396001335795712 If you […]

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Because ‘genocidal’ racism! HuffPo’s Charles Clymer calls Cornel West’s arrest ‘tragic’

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http://twitter.com/#!/cmclymer/status/521709938377494528 Earlier today, Dr. Cornel West got himself arrested in Ferguson — yes, he “came here to go to jail.” And male über-feminist Charles Clymer is really upset about it: Tragic that Dr. Cornel West is arrested for protesting racism on a day the nation celebrates a genocidal racist. #Ferguson #ColumbusDay — Charles Clymer (@cmclymer) October […]

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‘Really?’ Samantha Power advised to avoid ‘regurgitating Vox headlines’

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http://twitter.com/#!/FredGarvin007/status/490154675618856960 That U.S. has confirmed that a missile brought down a Malaysia Airlines 777 plane in Ukraine yesterday, killing all on board. Vox.com “Voxsplained” the horrible loss of innocent lives this way: http://twitter.com/#!/voxdotcom/status/490123556802797569 Many couldn’t believe Vox made the comparison: http://twitter.com/#!/mmscout/status/490135438892355586 http://twitter.com/#!/MegEJones/status/490126385772781569 http://twitter.com/#!/Dan_H/status/490131546645348352 http://twitter.com/#!/johnnykrisma/status/490137011563425792 http://twitter.com/#!/M_Meaux14/status/490140635899248642 However, a short time later, U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. […]

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People waving American flags near Calif. high school called ‘racist’

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http://twitter.com/#!/lonnyonline/status/463326861922037761 Today is Cinco de Mayo, and a display of American flags was organized near a high school in Morgan Hill, California, which was the site of controversy four years ago: The case began in 2010, when four boys wearing t-shirts bearing American flags on Cinco de Mayo, when the school was decked out in […]

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Troll hard: @redsteeze displays award-worthy infiltration of Netroots Nation

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http://twitter.com/#!/Jenny_IDLYITW/status/490241382226096128 Twitchy favorite @redsteeze has a powerful new bio — Humanist Feminist Waterist #NN14 — and a shiny new Unite Blue logo on his avatar. Either he’s seen the light thanks to the illuminating panels of this year’s Netroots Nation conference in Detroit, or he’s trolling like no one has trolled before. For example, behold the confounding conflation […]

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Mother Jones attacks James O’Keefe’s unreleased voter fraud video

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http://twitter.com/#!/JamesOKeefeIII/status/524612090326433793 As Twitchy reported, James O’Keefe has been teasing a new undercover video that looks to be about Democratic voter fraud, but O’Keefe and his company Project Veritas have been tight-lipped as to any specifics. Andy Kroll of Mother Jones, however, thinks he has discovered a little bit more of what to expect from this mystery […]

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Sandra Fluke jumps on the hashtag diplomacy bandwagon

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http://twitter.com/#!/This_Is_Abuse/status/464793244837363713 Terrorists and kidnappers around the world are trembling. Channeling her inner Michelle Obama, “free” birth control enthusiast Sandra Fluke donned her serious face and had her picture taken with a hashtag admonishing terrorist human traffickers. That ought to do it. http://twitter.com/#!/SandraFluke/status/464790653369851904 Judging by the size of the crowd, this picture may have been taken […]

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Bill de Blasio forgoes ghost groundhog Halloween costume

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http://twitter.com/#!/michaelwhitney/status/527263989190115329 New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio hosted a Halloween open house at Gracie Mansion Tuesday afternoon and made good on his promise to “possibly” be in costume. Could Bill DeBlasio have picked a more perfect costume? No. The answer is no pic.twitter.com/B77n59HuZP — S.M (@redsteeze) October 28, 2014 @redsteeze Caesar or Poseidon? — Tyler […]

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WTF: Woman rescued from a chimney in California [photos]

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http://twitter.com/#!/HuntingBigfoot/status/523931710489387008 Well, maybe we’re making up the part about the sleigh and reindeer, but the part about woman stuck in a chimney did happen today in Southern California: Firefighters extricated a woman from a chimney in Thousand Oaks. Photo via @VCFD_PIO. http://t.co/pwDbS0FWXr pic.twitter.com/uVnlMiMFmt — KTLA (@KTLA) October 19, 2014 More from KTLA: Deputies responded to […]

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Grab the barf bucket! Lena Dunham swoons over ‘Superman’ Cory Booker’s birthday shout-out

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http://twitter.com/#!/wriglied/status/466301268554547200 Join the club. “Girls” actress and filthy-minded feminist Lena Dunham thinks Sen. Cory Booker is the bee’s knees: http://twitter.com/#!/lenadunham/status/390667875079700481 Turns out the admiration society is a mutual one: http://twitter.com/#!/CoryBooker/status/466301027503702016 Come on. Really? http://twitter.com/#!/lenadunham/status/466320637100052481 Blech. Gag us with a T-bone! *** Related: Twitchy coverage of Lena Dunham Twitchy coverage of Cory Booker Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/05/13/grab-the-barf-bucket-lena-dunham-swoons-over-superman-cory-bookers-birthday-shout-out/

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Rep. Grimm turns himself in, arrested; Notice something about news reports?

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http://twitter.com/#!/Yahoo/status/460758676190801920 New York Congressman Grimm had reportedly turned himself in and been arrested. More from Yahoo! The Staten Island Republican was being booked on Monday at the New York FBI office in lower Manhattan. He was expected to be arraigned later. Prosecutors didn’t immediately specify the exact charges he faces. Investigators have been examining his […]

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‘Octomom’ Nadya Suleman charged with welfare fraud; Mock shock ensues

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http://twitter.com/#!/GigiGraciette/status/422827148932423680 Nadya Suleman, perhaps better known to the world as “Octomom,” has been charged with felony welfare fraud in Los Angeles: http://twitter.com/#!/moinedeisme/status/422834820008251392 http://twitter.com/#!/DanODradio/status/422826684102897664 From the Associated Press: A prosecution statement says she was charged on Jan. 6 with one count of aid by misrepresentation and two counts of perjury by false application. If convicted, she […]

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Stacey Dash urges donations to relief group in honor of Ebola victims

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http://twitter.com/#!/REALStaceyDash/status/495508217091596289 Ebola victims Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol are American missionaries who were in Africa caring for people with the Ebola virus. It is hard work in difficult conditions — and dangerous, too. Both have contracted the Ebola virus and are now seriously ill. At least one of them is on the way to receive treatment in the […]

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Former CNN personality bashes Catholics, expresses contempt for Islam

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http://twitter.com/#!/charlesjaco1/status/473209739455635457 Some of you might remember Charles Jaco from CNN during Operation Desert Storm c. 1991. Think Charles would have been brave enough to say that publicly back when he was reporting from Saudi Arabia? Later someone tweeted a link to an old transcript of Ed Schultz’s radio show in which Ed asks Daily Show co-creator Lizz […]

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Melissa Harris-Perry ripped for calling Oklahoma beheader a ‘gentleman’

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http://twitter.com/#!/FreitagT15/status/516289029823008771 MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry and her panel discussed the Oklahoma beheading in a very flippant manner. Perry even called the beheader a “gentleman” and argued that the heinous crime was “workplace violence.” @slone @mkmknani Melissa Harris-Perry of MSMBC called this disgusting maggot a "gentleman". Her panel rebukes claims of islam correlation. — Donna M Zampella (@DMZampella) […]

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For some tweeters, the worst part of Thanksgiving is time with family

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http://twitter.com/#!/nydia_chavez/status/405976456787791872 Not everyone is happy about spending time with their family today: http://twitter.com/#!/ThatBrownGuy1/status/405952571677736960 http://twitter.com/#!/DetriqueM/status/405934285401894914 http://twitter.com/#!/JustErickaa/status/405921481848127488 http://twitter.com/#!/yeslovato/status/405888002062180352 http://twitter.com/#!/Aleeshba/status/405875640467222528 http://twitter.com/#!/xDemiAKAQueenx/status/405842270106030081 Every cloud has its silver lining: http://twitter.com/#!/niceassharry/status/405915586913267712 Read more: http://twitchy.com/2013/11/28/for-some-twitter-users-the-worst-part-of-thanksgiving-is-spending-time-with-family/

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David Axelrod offers ‘striking non-sequitur’ about Ebola and ‘gun violence’

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http://twitter.com/#!/kevindandy1/status/526721046708514816 Classic -> https://t.co/2sofQtJhjK — Charlie Spiering (@charliespiering) October 27, 2014 Ebola arrived in the U.S. for the first time ever recently and the Obama administration’s behind-the-curve response has been widely criticized. For former Obama adviser David Axelrod, that means it’s time to … change the subject! Striking juxtaposition: Ebola fear rampant, despite negligible threat […]

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