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State Dept.-released Clinton email had classified intel from 3 agencies, in possible violation

One of the emails that triggered the FBI probe into Hillary Clinton’s server contained classified intelligence from three different agencies, Fox News has learned – which could mean the State Department violated a President Obama-signed executive order by authorizing its release.<p>That 2009 order, EO …

Surveillance

Alabama lawmaker offers what may be the dumbest anti-gay marriage argument yet

This isn’t a competition, Del Marsh<p>We've all grown accustomed to the standard right-wing arguments against marriage equality. We've been warned of a slippery slope toward bestiality, incest, and pedophilia; we've listened to Christian conservatives rail against the sin and depravity of …

LGBTQI

Military source: ISIS hostages dispersed after revelation of Foley rescue mission

After the administration released details of the July mission to rescue journalist James Foley and others in Syria, intelligence suggests ISIS dispersed the remaining hostages to multiple locations, making them harder to locate, a military source told Fox News.<p>In addition, the source added guard …

Is It Possible to Make Nazis Even More Offensive?

In the past, I have often enjoyed Kevin Williamson’s essays. Even when I found them occasionally incoherent and cruel, I thought it hardly my …

Scott Pruitt

Political Cartoon Comes to Life

(Image credit: Lalo Alcaraz)<p>In 2002, cartoonist Lalo Alcaraz drew a political cartoon about sports teams and fans who use disrespectful Native …

What Would Jesus Do in Gaza? The Tears of Pope Francis Point the Way

The Pontiff makes a heartfelt appeal for peace in Gaza, Iraq, Syria ... but is anyone listening?<p>PARIS — As the slaughter continues in Gaza, as bodies …

Lessons From Fallujah, Then and Now

As ISIS sweeps forward in Iraq, a veteran of the campaign looks back on what made Fallujah a success in 2007 and what should be done now.<p>On March 28, …

Death of Marshal Pétain

In June 1951 President Auriol of France issued a decree permitting Philippe Pétain, now ninety-five and senile, to be moved for humanitarian reasons …

World History

The discovery of Machu Picchu

The spectacular ‘lost city of the Incas’ high among the Andes mountains in Peru attracts so many visitors today and their presence causes so much …

South America

OLD CROW HAND MADE SOUR MASH AND ULYSSES S. GRANT

<b>OLD CROW HAND MADE SOUR MASH AND ULYSSES S. GRANT</b><p><i>He had a distinctly Southern taste when it came to liquor</i><p><b>It has been said that it was the drink of choice for American general and later 18th President of the United States, Ulysses S. Grant</b><p>An apocryphal story about Grant’s drinking has the general’s critics going to President Abraham Lincoln, charging the military man with being a drunk. Lincoln is supposed to have replied, “By the way, gentlemen, can either of you tell me where General Grant …

 Gangrene And Flesh Eating Maggots In The American Civil War

<b>Gangrene And Flesh Eating Maggots In The American Civil War</b><p><b>This 1860’s photo was used as a teaching aid in medical schools. National Library of Medicine</b><p>The biggest killer in the U.S Civil War was not instant death by bullet or by cannonball: it was disease resulting from wounds. An estimated 388,500 men died from wounds and other illnesses, including gangrene. Doctors with dirty hands unknowingly infected wounds with gangrene-causing bacteria while trying to treat the injured soldiers.<p>Gangrene …

BBC ON THIS DAY | 25 | 1943: Italian dictator Mussolini quits

<b>1943: Italian dictator Mussolini quits</b><p>The Italian dictator, Benito Mussolini, is reported to have stepped down as head of the armed forces and the government.<p>King Victor Emmanuel has assumed control of the army and issued a statement saying his country would "through the valour of her troops and …

World History

Ron Rosenbaum on Hitler, Hollywood, and Quantifying Evil

Nearly two decades since he published ‘Explaining Hitler,’ Ron Rosenbaum talks about why he reopened his look at the Fuhrer with a new edition of his …

New House Whip vows to stay in Washington until Congress has immigration plan

Louisiana GOP Rep. Steve Scalise, the incoming House Majority Whip, said Sunday he will stay in Washington until Congress agrees to an emergency spending plan for the border-immigration crisis, but declined to say whether he will cancel the lower chamber’s August recess.<p>“I’m going to stay until …

Larry The Cable Guy

Jeff Foxworthy, this one has you all over it....