Giants Squash Pirates in NL Wild Card

2 Oct 2014, 11:20 am

So much for my post-season prediction that the Pittsburgh Pirates would win the World Series. Unlike Tuesday night's AL Wild Card between the A's and Royals, there was little suspense in the NL Wild Card between the Pirates and the San Francisco Giants which the Giants won 8-0. Giants shortstop Bra

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2 Oct 2014, 3:00 am

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The American Spectator

Giants Squash Pirates in NL Wild Card

So much for my post-season prediction that the Pittsburgh Pirates would win the World Series. Unlike Tuesday night's AL Wild Card between the A's and Royals, there was little suspense in the NL Wild Card between the Pirates and the San Francisco Giants which the Giants won 8-0. Giants shortstop Bra

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Neil Tyson’s Final Words On His Quote Fabrications: “My bad”

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The Washington Free Beacon

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Big Government

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American Thinker

Two plus Two Equals Five: Media Coverage of Terrorist Attacks

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2 Oct 2014, 12:00 am

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Heritage Foundation

Flashback: The Obamacare Video That Went Viral One Year Ago

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Ebola in America

Late yesterday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported the first case of Ebola in America. Officials stressed the virus will be contained, but this is the kind of stuff that nightmares are made of.

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