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Study shows college students think they´re
more special than ever...even those that
can´t read or write and barely study

Daily Mail [UK], by Staff

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 1/6/2013 8:29:19 AM

Books aside, if you asked a college freshman today who the Greatest Generation is, they might respond by pointing in a mirror. Young people´s unprecedented level of self-infatuation was revealed in a new analysis of the American Freshman Survey, which has been asking students to rate themselves compared to their peers since 1966. Roughly 9 million young people have taken the survey over the last 47 years. Pyschologist Jean Twenge and her colleagues compiled the data and found that over the last four decades there´s been a dramatic rise in the number of students who describe themselves as being

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Judith, 1/6/2013 8:42:39 AM     (No. 9101286)

I´a amazed! I thought there would be a long string of comments regarding just such a person residing at 1600 Penn. Ave.!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: secondtimelucky, 1/6/2013 8:50:04 AM     (No. 9101296)

100 years ago when I was in high school, the worst thing you could say about another girl was ´´she´s so conceited´´. Now, it appears to be a common trait.

The big bad world will slap that out of them as soon as they get out of mom´s house and have to pay their own rent and power bills. Adult life can have a sneaky way of evening out the score...

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Udanja99, 1/6/2013 9:03:48 AM     (No. 9101323)

Forty years of teaching "self esteem" instead of the 3 R´s and accurate history - who could have seen this coming?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: MMC, 1/6/2013 9:05:12 AM     (No. 9101328)

Outcome based education will get you a room full of kids who are really uneducated but feel good about themselves. In fact, theybare so uneducated they dont even realize how uneducated they are....

If you take over the education process, break the family apart, take their guns away... Shazam! Take over the country.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: maryann4629, 1/6/2013 9:06:35 AM     (No. 9101329)

The problem, #2, is that many of them can´t get out of Mom´s house, because of the economy. They´re in a prolonged state of adolescence, and may not actually learn responsibility until they are long past the age most of us were when real life slapped us alongside the head. (If ever, since Obama has promised them that they will always be taken care of.)

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Reply 6 - Posted by: PChristopher, 1/6/2013 9:08:56 AM     (No. 9101336)

The only memorable quote from "friends":

"Who´s this FICA guy and why is he getting all my money!?"

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Reply 7 - Posted by: richwill, 1/6/2013 9:11:15 AM     (No. 9101339)

The article expresses the same thoughts I have about college students, especially the freshman and sophomores.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: a man over thirty, 1/6/2013 9:28:36 AM     (No. 9101367)

The Facebook generation. Rampant narcissism. The ´self-esteem´ advocates did their job all too well.

Humility? We don´t need no stinking humility.
S/O.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Pinchem, 1/6/2013 9:30:54 AM     (No. 9101375)

#4. May I take some liberty with your last paragraph.

"If you take over the education process, break the family apart, take their guns away... Shazam! A Country Full of Liberal Democrats."

On the other hand it isn´t all colleges. Parents fail to teach their children "real life" by allowing them to wallow around the house and do their "own thing".

I remember teaching my kids about the checkbook. For 3 months they had to enter the paycheck, then enter each bill we had, plus groceries, gas, etc. When they got to the end of the month they exclaimed "is that all that´s left?" After each did it for 3 months they realized there was no "free lunch" and that "Money didn´t grow on trees".

They also learned to clean house, cook and mow the grass and other things. Being "military brats" (moving around, getting a house, learning their way around the new town. They learned Discipline and Self Discipline. They can adapt anywhere they go with little problem.

No brag, just what I think most decent parents would/should do. Thankfully my two children do not fall into the traps of this article.


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Reply 10 - Posted by: WAN2, 1/6/2013 9:32:21 AM     (No. 9101378)

The Welfare State Status Report: The Doted Upon feel entitled to "stuff" too. Lock and load.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: texaspast, 1/6/2013 9:41:36 AM     (No. 9101394)

#5, yes they CAN get out of mom´s house and get a job - just not as good a job as they want. So many are waiting for the ´right´ job. I know what I´m talking about on this. One son has a masters degree, he´s a pool cleaner. Did it because that´s what he could get a job doing. He´s now got his own business and doing pretty well. Other son got his marketing bachelors - couldn´t find a job he wanted, but he could get a job as a glorified telemarketer (actually, making cold calls to nurses recruiting them for hospitals and doctors elsewhere). He´s done such a good job of it he´s being moved into management. In other words, he´s getting the job he wanted, but he had to start at the bottom to get there. So the jobs are there, just the kids are not willing to take them. So many feel it is beneath them, or they will damage their prospects for the job they really want if they take any old job now. They are too ´special´ to do that lowly job.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: neanderthal, 1/6/2013 9:41:45 AM     (No. 9101397)

They´re going to be just fine. They´ll move out of mom´s basement and onto their very own EBT card and the older taxpayers will keep them fed, bred, and entertained. (see following article).

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Reply 13 - Posted by: wilko, 1/6/2013 9:45:42 AM     (No. 9101406)

Give them all diplomas and trophies just for showing up. Life has a way of wiping the smugness off their faces, so they´ll just do more drugs to feel good about themselves while we wipe their bottoms.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: trapper, 1/6/2013 9:47:20 AM     (No. 9101408)

Yeah yeah yeah, we know. America is terrible and so are our children. But we can still be thankful that at least we are not British, a fourth rate nation overrun by muslims and burdened by a feudal aristocracy straight out of the middle ages with no future in sight. Pip pip. Cheerio. Bob´s your uncle. Whatever.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: jalo1951, 1/6/2013 10:03:57 AM     (No. 9101428)

Self esteem is a pile of steaming pooh. It has screwed up a lot of kids who truly think everyone is suppose to think they are "special". I work in a middle school library and believe me when I tell you kids cannot write a complete sentence or a coherent paragraph without a lot of guidance. Grade inflation has also taken it´s toll. 90% is considered an A. When I was in school an A started at 95% which was an A-.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: tnorling, 1/6/2013 10:07:40 AM     (No. 9101435)

No surprise here. Coddling and building self-esteem does not prepare one for Life, especially in the world Obama is trying to build - fewer opportunities to achieve personal success.

I know several depressed college age kids with delusions of grandeur.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: southernboy, 1/6/2013 10:08:16 AM     (No. 9101439)

Want a breath of the air the young breathe….watch a week or so of the daytime ´Judge´s´ shows. The ignorance and selfishness is overwhelming…not to mention ATTITUDE!!!!

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Reply 18 - Posted by: maggie2u, 1/6/2013 10:24:36 AM     (No. 9101463)

Well, it´s a good thing they do, because no one else does.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: provide, 1/6/2013 10:54:05 AM     (No. 9101498)

Are they talking about the first string sports teams? Keep that alumni money rolling in.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: M2, 1/6/2013 11:20:03 AM     (No. 9101532)

While students are much more likely to call themselves gifted in writing abilities, objective test scores actually show that their writing abilities are far less than those of their 1960s counterparts.

#2 is right -- this attitude has been bred into these little twerps from the time they step foot into their parents´ lives and the schools´ world. Little Johnny can do no wrong and isn´t expected to perform. Hence, the Facebook generation -- everything they do is supposed to be of interest to everyone else.

I was watching one of those brand new cooking-contest TV shows yesterday and one of the young contestants volunteered that he is "a gifted chef". He had no problem at all saying that to a national audience. If we had a cultured culture, he´d leave that for someone else to say about him.

I´d bet he´d be shocked to learn that "gifted" takes actual work and time, not simply grandiose ideas and an inflated sense of self.

I´m disgusted with the lack of humility exhibited by (especially) young people. We have lost at least one generation, probably two.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: fayebeck, 1/6/2013 11:33:47 AM     (No. 9101554)

It´s the parents fault.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Muncssister, 1/6/2013 11:44:26 AM     (No. 9101576)

Very true #22. However, I´m in my mid to late twenties and I pretty much agree with all of the above posters. For the most part, my generation and certainly those in the one below me, are self-absorbed babies. But then again, being raised in daycare, "educated" in public schools and shuffled off to after-school care will screw a kid up... I am so grateful muncsmom is a stay at home mom and wife and fostered that value in her daughters.

Posted from my iPhone, please pardon any typos!

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Reply 23 - Posted by: voxlapidis, 1/6/2013 11:55:05 AM     (No. 9101596)

I can still remember back in the 1950´s the good Sisters telling us that we were NOT "special characters" and were to live up to expectations.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Teleologicus, 1/6/2013 12:00:35 PM     (No. 9101603)

The social and political implications of these findings are ominous. We are already starting to feel their effects, which are like the steadily building winds of a vast storm at sea that is just beginning to come ashore.

The mentality described is a natural fit for socialism and even serfdom. I believe it is akin to what Joseph Schumpeter was talking about when he asked "Can Capitalism Survive?" and concluded, more or less that it could not. One reason is the very superabundance of superfluous but highly self-satisfied people the system itself creates. These people, some of whom will be educated, will be resentful, envious, and malicious towards those who are better off. They will demand that more power be ceded to the state in the name of fairness, equality, and of course security. They will relish all rationalizations for depriving others of their power, wealth and influence, because it will be an offense to them that someone has something that they themselves lack.

The self-esteem movement was a manifestation of cultural decadence that has produced more than the usual quota of self-righteous, undisciplined sissies - welfare kings and queens in spirit when not in fact. These people are going to exact their revenge - not for having been misled, for they do not realize they have been misled, but for having to live in a society that is not the way they think it should be.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: cheeflo, 1/6/2013 12:18:32 PM     (No. 9101627)

The self-esteem movement discarded that which actually builds self-esteem and replaced it with undeserved praise and pandering to childish impulses. Real accomplishment leads to a sense of pride and competence, an understanding of the value of effort and perseverance, wisdom, maturity, and intelligence -- in other words, self-esteem.

I wonder how many of these "special" students actually know what a fraud they are. Might explain their hollow pursuits.



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Reply 26 - Posted by: lakerman1, 1/6/2013 12:30:14 PM     (No. 9101647)

The most damaging part of the self esteem movement is the myth, perpetuated by teachers and politicians, that any given child can achieve anything he wants to achieve in America. That is an absolute delusional statement.
I have an interdisciplinary doctorate. There is no way in the world that I could have earned a doctorate in math or physics. Fortunately, I am old enough to have missed the self esteem movement of the 1980s and 1990s. I had to do a realistic self assessment. And I wasn´t special.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: Spidey, 1/6/2013 1:02:06 PM     (No. 9101684)

I live in a college town and the girls at least call themselves "young professionals".

My daughter is about as far from a liberal as you can get but she called me a couple years ago crying when they started taking her student loan out of her check. She´s still in a state of shock from it. One of the reasons is she used to work in the admissions office and saw all the affirmative action breaks other people got.

I think today´s students see these loans as validating them as worthwhile people who should be worshiped. They´re really in for a shock when they start working and see this money deducted.They all think they´re going to get loan pardons from Obama,that´s why they voted for him.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: M-79, 1/6/2013 1:39:56 PM     (No. 9101736)

Vladimir Lenin: "Give me your children for eight years, and I will make them Bolsheviks for life."

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Reply 29 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino, 1/6/2013 1:59:55 PM     (No. 9101768)

Reagan, Gramm, Gingrich and Armey wanted to completely shut down the Education Department - - but Pubbies nowadays only want to feed it more and more of our hard-earned money - - in order to fund more communist indoctrination of our young ´uns.

Ahhh - - the good old days!

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Reply 30 - Posted by: Penney, 1/6/2013 2:12:40 PM     (No. 9101781)

The lefty/lib/statist pols, hollyweird &, ´educators,´ have worked diligently at turning America´s principled priorities upside-down throughout the past 40 years. As a result, is it any wonder our Ship of state is veering off-course?

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Reply 31 - Posted by: redwhite&blue2, 1/6/2013 2:14:30 PM     (No. 9101784)

I-phone....I-pad....I-car....I-games...I-food....it´s always about I.....me, me, me!

It used to be "we"....thats most of us.

Thanx to the lazy lefty "chairwarmers" in education, these new larvae are being coddled, lied to, and indoctrinated with commie kool-aid and they are too stoopid to even know it. Thats how the foreign exchange student punk got re-elected, thanks to academia, the media, and the losers nationwide. A college degree is now so over-rated, and dont get me started on "affirmative action"...have you watched a college football game lately? 15% white kids and 75% Africans? When did THAT happen?

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Reply 32 - Posted by: roger h. cook,MD, 1/6/2013 2:18:38 PM     (No. 9101787)

Yes they think that because they have been given what everything the want all their lives, even those on a free ride. It trickels down from the White house.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: bob913, 1/6/2013 2:43:29 PM     (No. 9101810)

Growing up my mother was a liberal and thought gov´t should pay for everything. My dad was co-owner of a business his dad started and was conservative (as I am) and knew the costs of gov´t and union interference.

My mother got her first job outside the home in her early forties and was shocked at how some people skated by and did less work then her while getting paid the same or more then her....

Later my parents started 3 business´s. By the time my mother had gone thru the obstacles that the gov´t thru up to stop them from creating a business she was a conservative!

Welcome to reality.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: TXknitter, 1/6/2013 3:14:20 PM     (No. 9101843)

Bravo #12. The parents who are housing, feeding their single college-educated darlings are doing them NO favors. Our friends (both physicians) gave their daughters a 60 day deadline. They could see the girls simply wanted to STAY in Dad´s big house until the "right" jobs came along. Next week time is up and they are being kicked out. They find the money for nails and clothes - It´s hard and their daughters are irritated to say the least. They want to stay right there in Highland Park.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: thewarden, 1/6/2013 5:19:44 PM     (No. 9101994)

My son is in his freshman college year and he can read and write better than most adults I know (mix of public grade school, homeschooling for middle school and Catholic high). His Friends are equally smart, normal and very patriotic and conservative. Spoiled, sure, but he is truly a nice young man. He insisted on handwritten thank you notes for his Christmas gifts... I am proud.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: Boneshaker, 1/6/2013 6:36:47 PM     (No. 9102061)

The rise of the "False Self Esteem Generation".

Think of them as "The Grate-est Generation".
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Reply 37 - Posted by: gillyo, 1/6/2013 7:50:51 PM     (No. 9102158)

I caused a bit of a ruckus at my son´s middle school when I made an appointment with his counselor to complain about an A he received on an assignment. I told her that his work was crap and if I´d turned in an assignment like that at his age I would have been lucky to get a C. I also told her that the school´s low standards weren´t helping anyone. Smart kids were getting lazy and lazy kids thought they were smarter than they were, which was just setting them up for a major crash and burn.

My husband was a soccer coach for years and never allowed the kids to receive a trophy for participation. No trophies unless they were earned. You wouldn´t believe the parents who thought that was unfair! They´re the same parents who think that if little Johnny did it then it has to be A work.


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Reply 38 - Posted by: NRAisFreedom, 1/6/2013 8:18:24 PM     (No. 9102186)

And we wonder how on earth this guy was elected again?!?!? Our so-called higher institutions of learning have failed miserably over the last couple of decades with their social engineering agenda. This article is no surprise to me. Have seen this all over.

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Reply 39 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 1/7/2013 2:19:49 AM     (No. 9102481)

It starts before college. They are precocious at best. You could not pay me enough to work in retail today.

Parents: You didn´t do your children any favors by spoiling them.

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At least six people have been injured in a reported stabbing Wednesday morning at Franklin Regional High School in Murrysville, Pennsylvania. One of the patients has been airlifted to hospital, according to Westmoreland County emergency management. Forbes Regional Hospital in Monroeville is treating several of the other patients. Police were called to the school about 7:15 a.m., about 15 minutes after the school doors opened for the day, NBC News reported. A witness told KDKA the stabbings happened in the science wing of the building. The father of a senior told the station that his daughter said a 10th grade student



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Darrell Issa: Emails suggest Elijah Cummings
prompted IRS targeting of True the Vote

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Washington Examiner, by Susan Ferrechio    Original Article
Posted By: BaseballFan- 4/9/2014 5:13:32 PM     Post Reply
House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., has accused the panel´s top Democrat of prompting the Internal Revenue Service in 2012 to target a conservative organization applying for nonprofit status. Issa said records obtained last week from the IRS show communications from the office of ranking member Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., about True the Vote, a Texas-based, nonprofit conservative group that aims to prevent voter fraud. The communications at one point involved Lois Lerner, the ex-IRS official who Issa´s panel is poised to hold in contempt of Congress on Thursday for refusing to provide testimony about her

Hank Aaron Compares Republicans
That Oppose Obama To KKK

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CBS, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: FelineFine- 4/9/2014 11:02:02 AM     Post Reply
Baseball Hall of Famer Hank Aaron compared Republicans that oppose President Barack Obama to the Ku Klux Klan. Speaking to USA Today Tuesday on the 40th anniversary of his then record-breaking 715th home run, the 80-year-old Aaron said that Republicans are hindering Obama’s job performance. “Sure, this country has a black president, but when you look at a black president, President Obama is left with his foot stuck in the mud from all of the Republicans with the way he’s treated,” Aaron told USA Today Sports.

Eric Holder strays from planned remarks
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Politico, by Tal Kopan    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/10/2014 7:33:24 AM     Post Reply
Attorney General Eric Holder strayed from prepared remarks to slam the way he was “treated” by a House committee the day before, calling it evidence of “ugly and divisive” civil rights challenges facing him and President Barack Obama. Speaking to the Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network at its annual convention in New York on Wednesday, Holder talked about the state of civil rights today and brought up a House committee hearing Tuesday that grew contentious, according to video from Mediaite and reports from outlets including Capital New York. “The last five years have been defined by significant strides and

Meet the 2016 Republican Nominee
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American Thinker, by Daren Jonescu    Original Article
Posted By: magnante- 4/9/2014 6:45:01 AM     Post Reply
How does the Republican Party establishment choose its presidential candidate? Typically, constitutionalists accuse their establishment rivals of being moderate, risk-averse, stubborn old fools who lack faith in conservative principles. This is a soothing interpretation, as it begins from the hypothesis that the contest between conservatives and the GOP elite is a family feud. But there is another hypothesis -- less soothing, but, at least from an outsider´s bird´s-eye view, more reconcilable with the facts. This hypothesis is that America has reached a stage of progressive soft despotism in which the only important family feud in national politics is between the fundamentally

RAND study: By our estimate, 3.9 million
people signed up for ObamaCare, not
7.1 million like the White House says

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Hot Air, by Allahpundit    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/9/2014 4:25:19 AM     Post Reply
A caveat right off the bat: RAND’s estimate only runs through March 28 whereas the actual deadline for signing up was March 31st. Given the crush of traffic on Healthcare.gov in late March, many more people could have signed up over those last three days than were captured by these numbers. On the other hand, the White House was claiming six million sign-ups as of March 27. There’s no way to reconcile that with RAND’s data. One of them is wrong. Maybe both, in fact. There’s a big spike in Medicaid, just as everyone expected. There’s a less big but

Researchers raise
questions about flu drugs

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USA Today, by Michelle Healy    Original Article
Posted By: Ribicon- 4/10/2014 1:17:52 AM     Post Reply
A new review is questioning the effectiveness of two key drugs enlisted in the fight against influenza and in turn the investments by governments to stockpile the drugs in the event of a global flu outbreak. The antiviral drugs Tamiflu (oseltamivir) and Relenza (zanamivir ) are commonly used to treat influenza in healthy adults and children. In the case of Tamiflu, the drug does shorten symptoms of influenza by about half a day - as the manufacturer suggests - but there is insufficient evidence to support claims that it reduces hospital admissions or serious complications, such as confirmed pneumonia or

Hercules Actor Kevin Sorbo:
Hollywood, Media Ignoring
‘The Crime of the Century’

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Cybercast News Service, by Michael W. Chapman    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/9/2014 6:57:56 PM     Post Reply
Although the news media and Hollywood relish telling stories about horrific crimes and serial killers, they are strangely silent about Dr. Kermit Gosnell, an abortionist who killed living, viable babies by snipping their spinal cords with scissors, and who is “America’s most prolific serial killer,” said actor Kevin Sorbo and his wife Sam Jenkins in a video to promote funding for a movie about Gosnell. “Kermit Gosnell is America’s most prolific serial killer,” says Kevin Sorbo, who starred in the TV series Hercules: The Legendary Journeys. “For more than three decades he was an abortion doctor in Philadelphia, where he

Holder on Gohmert exchange: ‘What
attorney general has ever had to
deal with that kind of treatment?’

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Daily Caller, by Chuck Ross    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/9/2014 7:08:41 PM     Post Reply
Eric Holder ventured off script in a speech Wednesday to the National Action Network, the organization led by MSNBC host and recently-exposed FBI informant Al Sharpton. “I’m pleased to note that the last five years have been defined by significant strides and by lasting reforms,” said Holder at the conference of black activists, before improvising “even in the face, even in the face, of unprecedented, unwarranted, ugly, and divisive adversity.” “If you don’t believe that, if you look at the way, forget about me, forget about me, if you look at the way the attorney general of the United States was treated

Democrat Elijah Cummings Faces
Up to Five Years in Federal Prison

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Gateway Pundit, by Jim Hoft    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/10/2014 5:20:42 AM     Post Reply
Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) could face up to five years in federal prison for obstructing a Congressional proceeding. On Wednesday, Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) and five Subcommittee Chairmen on the committee sent a letter to Ranking Member Cummings demanding an explanation for his staff’s queries from the IRS, why the Minority hid these efforts from the Majority, and why the Ranking Member denied such actions by his staff at a February Subcommittee hearing: “Although you have previously denied that your staff made inquiries to the IRS about conservative organization True the Vote that may have led to additional

George Bush´s paintings
are ´copied off Google images
and Wikipedia´ art critic claims

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Independent [UK], by Rob Williams    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 4/9/2014 10:47:55 AM     Post Reply
As a former President of The Most Powerful Country In The World, George W Bush has significantly greater access to world leaders than most budding artists. (Snip) Art critics have pointed out that a number of the 30 portraits in the exhibition appear to be based on images thrown up by a cursory search of the person´s name in Google Images. In some cases the portrait seems to have been based on the very first image result on the search engine. Rather remarkably, even the portrait of his own father, someone who he surely could have asked to sit for him, appears to be based on an Associated Press portrait which appears on the first page of

Firefox Expands Into Censorship
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American Thinker, by Jack Kemp    Original Article
Posted By: magnante- 4/9/2014 9:10:58 AM     Post Reply
This morning I clicked on a link to a Red State website article concerning “The War on Women” and “Paycheck Equality” and got quite a surprise (the same thing happens when a Firefox user goes directly to the article). Nanny Firefox posted a political opinion on my screen before allowing me to proceed to read the article. This message didn’t appear when I accessed a second article which met with Firefox’s political commissar’s approval. Here’s what Firefox said: Careful Now! (shouldn’t they have said “Achtung! or “Verboten!” or something similar?). This website could not be displayed by Firefox because it is not

Stephen Colbert to replace Letterman
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Entertainment Magazine, by James Hibbard    Original Article
Posted By: drive- 4/10/2014 12:10:39 PM     Post Reply
Official: Stephen Colbert is the new host of CBS’ Late Show. Release: The CBS Television Network today announced that Stephen Colbert, the host, writer and executive producer of the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning “The Colbert Report,” will succeed David Letterman as the host of THE LATE SHOW, effective when Mr. Letterman retires from the broadcast. The five-year agreement between CBS and Colbert was announced by Leslie Moonves, President and CEO, CBS Corporation, and Nina Tassler, Chairman of CBS Entertainment. Letterman, the legendary, critically acclaimed host of the CBS late night series for 21 years, announced his retirement on his April 3 broadcast. Colbert’s


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