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The candidates:

Businessman Donald Trump
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee
Former surgeon Ben Carson
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie
Ohio Gov. John Kasich

The second string: 
Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina, Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham, Former New York Gov. George Pataki and Former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore. 

So a tv network decides the candidates, not the people. Oh sure, they'll say it was decided by polls but who chose the polls? 
Fox News announced Tuesday evening which 10 candidates had qualified to square off in the GOP debate scheduled to be held on Thursday night.
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Nice piece of judo on the part of the hairpiece Donald. Give out my number? I'll leave a campaign message as the greeting…
After Gawker on Monday published Donald Trump's cell phone number, the presidential candidate embraced the trolling attempt and used his voicemail to deliver a campaign message. On Tuesday, Trump published a tweet directing people to call the cell phone number provided by Gawker. Thank you @gawker! Call me on my cellphone 917.756.8000 and listen to my campaign message. — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 4, 2015
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Is this what we want for president? A bully if so whats the point of having all those "against bullies" campaing..
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I had to post pretty much all of the story, it was that good. 

A man was chased into an Myrtle Beach, South Carolina haunted house on Saturday night after he punched a man who stole the Confederate flag off his truck, according to a local TV station.

A man ripped a Confederate flag off of a truck sitting in traffic around 10 p.m., WHNS reported Saturday.

The driver got out of the truck and punched the man in front of a shop on Ocean Boulevard, the television station reported.

"Unfortunately for him, somebody stood their ground and stood for what they believed in and it turned out bad for him,” the store's manager told WHNS.

The man's friends chased the driver across the street into a haunted house. The house's actors tried to break up the fight and the men ended up fighting the actors instead, the station reported.
A man was chased into an Myrtle Beach, South Carolina haunted house on Saturday night after he punched a man who stole the Confederate flag off his truck, according to a local TV station.
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The last graf went straight into pro wrestling territory.
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I took a training class in non-violent restraint techniques last year and handcuffs were never mentioned. I saw two of my colleagues keeping a kid this age safe from harming himself or others and it was hard work. He was big, strong and out of control. But they preserved their relationship with the kid which I think handcuffs would damage.

When all you have are handcuffs and a gun, everyone looks like a threat, it seems. 
A school resource officer in Kentucky placed handcuffs on a third-grade boy with disabilities as he cried, according to a video released on Monday by the American Civil Liberties Union. The ACLU released the video along with a lawsuit filed against the Kenton County Sheriff's Office in Covington, Ky., due to numerous incidents. The ACLU alleges that Kenton County Deputy Sheriff Kevin Sumner, a school resource officer, shackled an 8-year-old and ...
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Prof Mark Blyth on his home turf, talking austerity and a lot of related topics. 
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+John Gruber has one public post from four years ago. 

The guy at +Mashable he cites used it like twitter or facebook: as a promotional tool, not to engage or interact with people. Gruber doesn't have comments on his website so draw your own conclusions about his interest in other people or their opinions. 

Imagine a bar or restaurant where groups of people are interacting, some moving between groups, some acting as hosts of deep discussions. And then every so often someone pops through the door, shouts something about himself, then leaves. A few minutes later, another does it. 

So who are you going to ask about that place? The people inside? Or the people who never cross the threshold? 

These stories are fine with me, they keep out the riffraff. 

CC: +Yonatan Zunger So how come some joker who never misses a chance to run down a site where he has exactly one sad four year old post gets a verified name? Those of us who are regulars would be interested…
For those elsewhere in the company, Google's approach to Plus represented a radical departure. Most Google projects started small and grew organically in scale and importance. Buzz, the immediate predecessor to Plus, had barely a dozen people on staff. Plus, by comparison, had upwards of 1000, ...
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+paul beard I am much like +Megan Owen​. I don't care much for Facebook any more. Just reliable connect to family for personal communication. As for the 'treasured beliefs'... Yep, lots of conflicts on G+, but that is why they are more interesting, witty, and thoughtful. 
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GravityLight is an electric light that draws its power from gravity. You lift up a weight attached to the light and as it falls, it generates enough power to light the light for 20 minutes. 

Hmm. It draws the energy from you lifting the weight. if you don't lift the weight, nothing happens. You could pedal a bike or run a treadmill. This is just potential energy turned into kinetic energy. 
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I made the mistake of falling for a girl who wanted to live in the city and hates bugs.
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It's the fine art of clown-car-nonsense. But he's good at it. One of the several reasons he's currently destroying the GOP field. 

If nothing else, we may remember Donald Trump as the guy who forced the GOP to drive off the cliff, a la Thelma and Louise…
It's the fine art of clown-car-nonsense. But he's good at it. One of the several reasons he's currently destroying the GOP field. Trump reacts to Gawker cell phone number disclosure by turning it into Trump campaign message hotline.
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Feel free to skip the GOP debate or pageant or audition…here's the preview. 
I’m busy Thursday, but it’s okay because I have some great inside dope on how that Republican debate will go down from a lady who say she was psychic, or a sidekick, or psycho, I don't know, but she sounded sure of herself. H...
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An arrest warrant for failing to appear on a citation for "walking between subway cars, putting a backpack on a subway seat, or using a friend’s MetroCard to enter the subway. Loitering (even in front of your own building), being in a park after 1 a.m., and jaywalking can all result in court summons, depending on the officer’s discretion?"

That's taking "broken windows" a little too far. 
Christopher Howard never thought he would see the inside of a jail cell. Growing up in a “dysfunctional family” in Gainesville, Florida, with an alcoholic uncle, a drug-addicted mother, and a wheelchair-bound grandmother, Howard dreamed of moving to New York and making it in the film industry. After a few unsatisfying years at Gainesville’s Santa Fe Community College, he dropped out and moved to a town in New Jersey, right across the Hudson Rive...
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He talks about the aftermath. Renting out his house, living at the same top rate as anyone at the company — "least he has made since his early 20s" — and working to see how it ends up. 
Dan Price, chief of Gravity Payments, raised the annual salary floor for his employees to $70,000. Most responses were positive, but Mr. Price says that even the negative letters were valuable.
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No sooner do I get rid of one, I am saddled with another…some moron web development team think it's OK to just collect email addresses from new account holder without checking to see if the accountholders can actually access them. 

Thanks +GEM VISA NZ 

Let's see if your social media skills are any better. 
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As Adam Smith (that guy libertarians name but have never read) said, wealth is power. I would expect any self-styled "rational, moral advocate for freedom: to oppose the concentration of power that goes with concentrations of wealth. Arguments in favor of dynastic wealth (opposition to the estate tax), the unregulated purchase of access to and influence over electeds or unlimited political media buys do not support freedom or liberty: they argue for power concentrated in the hands of a few at the expense of the many. 

Wealth is power: if you support the unchecked accumulation of wealth, you are not a supporter of liberty or freedom. The people accumulating the wealth are the ones shaping the government in all the way you argue against but your misidentification of wealth as anything but power prevents you from seeing it. You're buying the rope they'll use to hang you from the same people who will fit it to your neck. 
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Learned that the key to working in a technical field with a liberal arts degree is knowing how to read the documentation. If there is any. Which there often wasn't.
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