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Tara Dodrill


Tara Dodrill is a political, environmental and self-reliance writer and social media consultant. Dodrill's credits include USA Today, Yahoo News and Gadling. Dodrill is also the author of 'Power Grid Down: How To Prepare, Survive & Thrive After The Lights Go Out. Email: Tara@Inquisitr.com

Ferguson: National Guard Troops Doubled To Prevent More Rioting

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Ferguson will have 2,200 National Guard troops on the ground to help prevent rioting, looting, and more fires tonight. Missouri Highway Patrol Captain Ron Johnson said there were about 700 National Guard troops in the St. Louis suburb last evening, as the Ferguson decision was announced to the public. Darren Wilson consented to an interview… Read more »

Russian Spy Anna Chapman ‘Trains’ Vladimir Putin’s Army

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Russian spy Anna Chapman is allegedly training rebels in Urkaine. Vladimir Putin is reportedly using Chapman as a propaganda “weapon of mass destruction. The “sexpot” Russia spy was featured on the cover of Maxim. The red-haired spy, who could double as a fashion model, was photographed on a Russian tank that was allegedly used in… Read more »

Body Of Missing Mother Found Naked And Bloody At Philadelphia Shopping Mall

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The body of missing mother Crystal Goodwin was found naked and bloody outside of a Philadelphia shopping mall on Sunday afternoon. Goodwin was released from prison on Tuesday and she disappeared the next day. Crystal Goodwin’s body was found near a Columbus Commons mall warehouse. The missing mother reportedly had an extensive rap sheet for… Read more »

‘SNL Schoolhouse Rock’ Obama Parody Goes Viral

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A SNL Schoolhouse Rock “I’m Just A Bill” parody taking aim at President Barack Obama’s illegal immigration executive order has gone viral. The political spoof is based upon the popular 1970s and early 1980s Schoolhouse Rock cartoon videos designed to teach children about how the United States government works and the history of the nation…. Read more »

Chuck Hagel Fired? Defense Secretary Resigned On His Own, Obama Says

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UPDATE: Chuck Hagel did resign and was not fired, according to statements made by President Obama during an 11 a.m. press conference. The president sang the outgoing Defense Secretary’s praises, stating that Hagel “has been critical” to a host of national security accomplishments. Chuck Hagel was the only Republican on President Obama’s national security team…. Read more »

Cleveland Police Fatally Shot Tamir Rice, 12, Boy Had Toy Gun

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Cleveland police fatally shot a 12-year-old boy with a toy gun on Saturday afternoon. Tamir Rice pointed a BB gun that he had pulled from his waistband at the Cleveland, Ohio, police officers. While the police dispatcher had relayed to the law enforcement officers that the gun could be fake, the orange tip on the… Read more »

Ferguson: Darren Wilson Might Turn In His Badge

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Darren Wilson is in talks to turn in his badge with Ferguson officials. The police officer, who shot and killed Michel Brown on August 9, has steadfastly maintained that he did nothing wrong. Wilson has allegedly told friends privately that he would “consider resigning” in an effort to bring peace to the city if he… Read more »

NSA Director Says Chinese Cyber Hackers Can Shut Down U.S. Power Grid

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NSA Director Michael Rogers says that Chinese cyber hackers can shut down the power grid in the United States and essentially end life as we know it in America. According to the federal official, China and “one or two” other countries are capable of launching cyberattacks that terminate the ability of the power grid to… Read more »

10-Year-Old Boy Suspended For Making Imaginary Finger Gun


A 10-year-old boy’s “finger gun” got him suspended from Stacy Middle School in Milford, Massachusetts on Friday. Nickolas Taylor used his fingers and a hand to make an imaginary ray gun and voiced “laser sounds” with his mouth near two little girls in his class. The female students told elementary school officials that they “felt… Read more »

Michael Brown Protesters Arrested Outside Of Ferguson Police Station


Michael Brown shooting protesters were arrested outside of the Ferguson Police Department on Wednesday evening. Anxiety and preparedness activities by both law enforcement and the public have increased at the Darren Wilson grand jury decision near. Five Mike Brown protesters were arrested by Ferguson police, three of which were from Missouri. Two others were from… Read more »

Darren Wilson ‘Pants Up Don’t Loot’ Billboard Sparks Controversy

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A Darren Wilson “#PantsUPDontLOOT” billboard paid for by supporters of the Ferguson police officer is garnering some backlash. The billboard references the “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot” chants often voiced by Michael Brown supporters. As previously reported by the Inquisitr, a $5,000 bounty has been placed on officer Wilson’s head by a group calling itself the… Read more »

Walmart Black Friday Doorbusters And 5-Day Sale Highlights

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Walmart Black Friday deals will be stretched over a 5-day period in 2014. Black Friday doorbusters begin during the Walmart Thanksgiving sale kick-off and continue through cyber Monday, with special discounts being offered both online and in brick-and-mortar stores around the country. Thanksgiving at Walmart not exactly your cup of tea? No worries, the mega… Read more »

Ferguson Video Claims To Show Darren Wilson Threatening Mike Arman

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Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson was allegedly caught on a video threatening Mike Arman. The 2013 video, which recently surfaced during the Michael Brown shooting controversy, shows Arman and Wilson apparently arguing over the officer being recorded on video by the citizen. A Ferguson Police Department representative told the Guardian that the officer in the… Read more »

Einstein The Parrot Matthew McConaughey Impersonation Wows The Internet

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Einstein the parrot mimicked the Matthew McConaughey signature “alright, alright, alright” phrase from his Golden Globes speech perfectly. Like millions of woman around the country, the Texas parrot is apparently a big fan of the Interstellar star. The 17-year-old parrot has been mimicking Matthew McConaughey and his “alright, alright, alright” phrase constantly since the January… Read more »

Kim Kardashian Is Putting Girls At Risk For Child Abuse, Moms Union Declares

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Kim Kardashian selfies are putting children at “risk of child abuse” and making girls more vulnerable to sexual predators, according to the Mothers’ Union and the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children — NSPCC. The Keeping Up with the Kardashians reality show celebrity was recently singled out for criticism by the child… Read more »

‘Hall Of Heroes': Mighican School Replaces Mural With Paintings Of Oprah, Obama, And Other Celebreties

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Michigan parents are infuriated that the “Hall of Heroes” mural depicting historical figures at South Arbor Charter Academy has been replaced with paintings of Oprah Winfrey, Barack Obama, and other celebrities. South Arbor Charter Academy in Ypsilanti, Michigan, removed the likes of Albert Einstein, Betsy Ross, Gandhi, astronauts, Mother Teresa, and other accomplished historical figures… Read more »

Black Friday Sears Ad Leaked

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The Black Friday Sears ad leak is 64-pages and filled with discounts in every department. The annual sale begins at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving evening. Some Black Friday 2014 doorbusters and big ticket items offered by Sears include an RCA LED 1080p 40″ HDTV for $249. A 52″ television in the same variety will be… Read more »

U.S. Sailors Attacked In Turkey

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U.S. sailors were attacked and had bags placed over their heads in Istanbul, Turkey. The assault of the Navy sailors was captured on video and quickly went viral. The USS Ross sailors were reportedly accosted by members of the Turkish Youth Union. United States military officials are still reviewing the incident. “The incident does not… Read more »