Birdwatchers flock to see rare bird, then watch it killed by wind turbine

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There hasn’t been a sighting of a White-throated Needletail in Britain for 22 years, so nearly 80 UK birdwatchers flocked to Harris, England this week to get a look, the Telegraph reported.

Scott Bergman‘s insight:

This should go a long way in explaining why the bird is rare in the first place. Let me translate it, not the brightest bulb in the pack.

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Patriots release Aaron Hernandez | SI Wire

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The New England Patriots have released tight end Aaron Hernandez after he was arrested Wednesday morning at his Massachusetts home.

Scott Bergman‘s insight:

Well now, lets not let a little thing like "innocent until proven guilty" stand in the way of anything. He was arrested, so he must be guilty of horrible acts. Well, at least that seems to be the opiniomn of the patriots team leadership and the commenters on this story.

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5 Senators Who Support Immigration Bill Don’t Know Answer to Key Question About It

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Obamacare poses a tricky problem for supporters of the Senate’s comprehensive immigration reform bill.

Scott Bergman‘s insight:

This to me is criminal. 1200 pages of a bill that could contain absolutely anything and our congress just wants to pass it willy nilly without even so much as reading it. I don’t even want to think about what new laws are being passed within this bill that nobody but it’s crafters know about.

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US officials challenge Putin over Snowden claims, push for extradition

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Russia’s foreign minister said Tuesday that American demands for the extradition of NSA leaker Edward Snowden were ungrounded and unacceptable, ratcheting up the stand-off between the two countries over the globetrotting fugitive. …

Scott Bergman‘s insight:

It’s funny how the US Government downplays the importance of whatever Snowden’s role was with the NSA, but yet not only does he have 4 laptops loaded with highly classified data (allegedly), but he certainly seems to know how to play the spook game quite well!

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