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TEXAS: Planned Parenthood Investigation Backfires, Grand Jury Instead Indicts Hoax Video Makers

The Houston Chronicle reports: A Harris County grand jury investigating allegations that a Planned Parenthood clinic in Houston illegally sold the tissue of aborted fetuses has cleared the organization of wrongdoing and instead indicted two anti-abortion activists behind the undercover videos that sparked the probe. Secret videographers David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt were both indicted on charges of tampering with …

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Rick Perry Endorses Ted Cruz

This is a game-changer, said nobody. Via Politico: “Of those individuals who have a chance to win the Republican primary, at this juncture, from my perspective, Ted Cruz is by far the most consistent conservative in that crowd,” Perry said. “And that appears to be down to two people.” Perry, who is famously skilled at retail politics, will campaign with …

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Steve Harvey Announces Wrong Miss Universe [VIDEO]

CNN reports: Beauty pageants are places where grace and poise are meant to rule, but a decidedly awkward moment stole the show Sunday. Miss Universe 2015 host Steve Harvey wrongfully declared Miss Colombia the winner when she was the first runner-up. Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach, the contestant from the Philippines, had won. A contrite Harvey was forced to fix his mistake. …

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Washington Post Jumps The Gun On Biden Presidential Announcement: “This File Was Inadvertently Published”

As multiple unnamed sources continue to claim that Joe Biden is about to enter the presidential race, last night the Washington Post jumped the gun with a canned story announcing just that. Media Equalizer reports: Embarrassed Washington Post editors were left scrambling earlier today after a story was accidentally published that declared Joe Biden’s presidential candidacy. With “XXX” showing in …

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NFL Airs Nude Locker Room Interview [VIDEO]

US Magazine reports: Bengals in the buff! The NFL Network accidentally showed naked Cincinnati Bengals players during a postgame locker room interview with the team’s defensive back Adam Jones this past Sunday, Oct. 18. The reporter, Albert Breer — who, like many of his football colleagues, is accustomed to locker room nudity — seemed unfazed by the naked players in …

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#NotNancyReagan

So that happened shortly before the debate began. After a tweetstorm of mocking, Wolf Blitzer said, “By the way, we want to apologize to our viewers. We thought we saw Nancy Reagan here in the hall. We are now told that was not Nancy Reagan. We’re going to find out what exactly happened, but that’s an apology from all of …

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Rick Perry To Drop Out Of 2016 Race

Oops! Also: What took so long?

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Scott Walker Jumps The Gun

Scott Walker isn’t due to formally announce his candidacy until Monday, but yesterday afternoon his team fired out the above tweet. The tweet was deleted after brief firestorm of questions across Twitter.

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CNN Yanks Story After Reporter Claims ISIS Flag Was Seen At London Pride

Via Raw Story: A man trolling the violently homophobic Islamic State at a London gay pride event got extra troll points Saturday for duping CNN. CNN reporter Lucy Pawle was at the event when she stumbled upon that man, who to her bewilderment, everyone seemed to be ignoring. Turns out his fake “ISIS flag” was made up of images of …

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Meanwhile In Winnipeg…

(Via Mashable)

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Rachel Maddow Mocks Franklin Graham

“I love this story so much I want to take it to Franklin Graham’s new bank and marry it. If it’s a lady.”

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Rick Perry To Announce On June 4th

Via the Dallas Morning News: Former Gov. Rick Perry has chosen Dallas to officially declare his second run for the Republican presidential nomination in three weeks. For months Perry has said that he would announce his decision in May or June. But his constant travel to the early contest states of Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina and Florida has left …

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Jeb Bush Makes An Oopsie

“I’m running for president in 2016, and the focus is gonna be about how we—if I run—how do you create high, sustained economic growth, where more people have a chance at earned success? And I will apply my record and the ideas that are relevant going forward to all of this. Of course I have differences with every president, previous …

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The First Oops Of CPAC 2015

Carson and Scott are the only African-Americans listed as featured speakers. UPDATE: CPAC is claiming that the Washington Post photoshopped the image. Ross Hemminger, a spokesman for CPAC, told The Hill that the photo is “not a real thing” and that it is a “Photoshopped” image. He forwarded technical emails that claim that there’s distortion around the sides of the …

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Sen. Jeff Sessions Has The Alabama Sadz

“I think it’s an unhealthy trend that judges feel that they’re somehow reflecting popular opinion when first of all, it’s not popular opinion, and secondly, who are they to be ruling on cases based on how they feel. The attorney general of the state of Alabama has appealed, which I support. And while a number of courts have held the …

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IRELAND: Hater Flubs Anti-Gay Rant

Via the Independent: A man’s participation in an equal marriage debate on TV3 has gone viral online – after his outburst left host Vincent Browne struggling to compose himself. The debate was part of Vincent Browne’s ‘People’s debate’, which was visiting Cork last night. The man involved in the debate got his words slightly confused when expressing his opposition to …

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Today In Knowing Your Internet Acronyms

Details. (Tipped by JMG reader Mick)

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Tweet Of The Day

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Headline Of The Day

Ted Cruz’ attempt to stop the budget bill has given the Democrats a window to force through the judicial nominations that the GOP has been blocking. Via Talking Points Memo: Cruz, along with Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT), blindsided Republican leaders by objecting and dragging out the process as they demanded a vote to defund Obama’s executive actions on immigration. What …

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NEW YORK: State GOP Chair Smashes $70K Vase At Catholic Art Event

New York GOP chairman Sen. Ed Cox accidentally smashed a $70K antique vase yesterday at an event to raise money to preserve the artwork at St. Patrick’s Cathedral. Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan hosted the breakfast for New York notables including Home Depot billionaire Ken Langone and Blackstone’s John Studzinski in the bank’s swanky, art-filled corporate offices at One …

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