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  • Hillary Clinton isn't afraid to say Black Lives Matter - Daily Mail

    07/27/2016 8:13:25 AM PDT · by Mr Rogers
    Daily Mail ^ | 27 July 2016 | Wills Robinson
    The mothers of Trayvon Martin, Sandra Bland, Eric Garner and Jordan Davis and more have delivered one of the most powerful speeches at the Democratic convention. The grieving parents walked on stage together as Mothers of the Movement - a group who have been campaigning against gun violence and racism at the hands of police since the deaths of their children. They all urged voters to back Hillary Clinton, as she 'isn't afraid to say Black Lives Matter'...'Hillary knows that when a young black life is cut short, it's not just a personal loss. It is a national loss. It...
  • Things I think I Learned From the DNC

    07/27/2016 8:04:23 AM PDT · by Weeble · 5 replies
    Vanity | 07/27/2016 | Weeble
    Things I Think I Learned From the Democrats. 1.Gender is the most important factor in choosing a president. Not so much for choosing a restroom. 2. The Democratic party is the party of unity. BLM is united against police. Sanders supporters are united against Hillary. Hillary is united for Hillary. 3. Slick Willie looks like Sick Willie 4. FBI stands for "forget 'bout indictment" 5. Diversity is the most important issue - except for diversity of opinion - that's forbidden. 6. Kids all over America will no longer tell their teachers that the dog ate their homework. The new excuse...
  • Judge frees President Reagan's would-be killer Hinckley

    07/27/2016 8:01:42 AM PDT · by Donglalinger · 13 replies
    Yahoo/Reuters ^ | July 27, 2016 | Ian Simpson
    John Hinckley Jr., who wounded U.S. President Ronald Reagan and three other people in a 1981 assassination attempt prompted by his mental illness, should be freed after 35 years and released to live with his mother, a federal judge ruled on Wednesday.
  • DNC Hack: For The Love Of God, Don’t Talk About Common Core

    07/27/2016 7:58:24 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | July 26, 2016 | Blake Neff
    Leaked emails in the recent Democratic National Committee (DNC) Wikileaks hack reveal that DNC officials view Common Core as a political “third rail” and want party members to avoid talking about it. Well, sometimes, at least. The remarks were made by DNC deputy communications director Eric Walker while discussing a planned video that would denounced the GOP as hostile to teachers. Walker was highly critical of a part of the video that would mention Common Core, and said it had to go at all costs. “Common Core is a political third rail that we should not be touching at all....
  • THE HILLARY CONDOM: This Meme Is MELTING The Internet! (Hillary HATES It, So SHARE It)

    07/27/2016 7:53:42 AM PDT · by Cats Pajamas · 27 replies
    Hillary condoms Designed to give a sense of security while getting SCREWED!
  • A Christian Duty in the Face of Terror

    07/27/2016 7:53:41 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 4 replies
    lifezette ^ | July 26, 2016 | Fr. George Rutler
    A Christian Duty in the Face of Terror After another devastating ISIS attack in France, this time against a priest in his 80s while he was saying Mass, the answer isn’t just, “Do nothing.” As racism distorts race and sexism corrupts sex — so does pacifism affront peace. Turning the other cheek is the counsel Christ gave in the instance of an individual when morally insulted: Humility conquers pride. It has nothing to do with self-defense. Christ warned the apostles, as shepherds, to beware of wolves. The Catholic Church has always maintained that the defiance of an evil force is...
  • Marine Le Pen’s niece enrolls in the ARMY as she calls on France to 'kill Islamism'

    07/27/2016 7:53:16 AM PDT · by jpsb · 14 replies
    Express ^ | July 27, 2016 | Fraser Moore
    Marion Le Pen announced on Twitter she would join the French Army reserve after a spate of Islamic State-inspired terror attacks in Europe. The 26-year-old also blasted the "ineffective" French army as the country reels from the murder of 84-year-old Father Jacques Hamel by two teenagers who said they were ISIS "soldiers".
  • The Hillary-Alinsky-Lucifer Connection

    07/27/2016 7:53:00 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 6 replies
    American Spectator ^ | 26 July, 2016 | PAUL KENGOR
    The devil is in her details. In his speech at the Republican convention last week, Ben Carson made a statement that raised some eyebrows. “Now, one of the things that I have learned about Hillary Clinton is that one of her heroes, her mentors, was Saul Alinsky,” said Carson. “And her senior thesis was about Saul Alinsky. This was someone she greatly admired….” So far so good. Nothing most political junkies haven’t heard before. “And let me tell you something about Saul Alinsky,” continued Carson. “He wrote a book called Rules for Radicals. It acknowledges Lucifer, the original radical who...
  • All charges dropped in Freddie Gray case; no convictions

    07/27/2016 7:48:52 AM PDT · by GilGil · 21 replies
    FoxNews ^ | 7/27/2016 | Associated Press
    Prosecutors dropped the remaining charges Wednesday against three Baltimore police officers awaiting trial in the death of Freddie Gray, bringing an end to the case without a conviction.
  • Explosion Near Migration Office In Germany

    07/27/2016 7:47:14 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 24 replies
    sky news ^ | 7/27 | sky news
    An explosion has been reported near a reception centre for migrants in Zirndorf, Germany. More follows...
  • Bill’s desperate bid to humanize Hillary shows fear she might lose

    07/27/2016 7:45:11 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 30 replies
    Here’s a fact to chew on: Much of Day Two at the convention was spent trying to humanize Hillary Clinton. After 25 years in public life, she feels the need to tell us she cares. A parade of speakers warmed up the crowd by telling stories about her compassion, some of it very long ago. Getting money for New Yorkers after 9/11, helping children get health insurance, securing health care for veterans. This being a coronation, the circumstances grew in grandeur with each telling, until they made her sound like Mother Teresa. She’s so profoundly kind and tireless and honest...
  • Postal Reform Bill Doesn't Address USPS Problems

    07/27/2016 7:44:11 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 27, 2016 | Brian McNicoll
    Despite a packed legislative agenda and shortened calendar, postal reform legislation has advanced in Congress. Both of the Senate bills shepherded by Sen. Tom Carper, D-Del., have stalled, but the “Postal Service Reform Act of 2016” passed unanimously through the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform barely a month after it was introduced.The legislation, offered by Chairman Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, Ranking Member Elijah Cummings, D-Md., and others, includes a variety of measures members hope will shore up the Postal Service’s financial position. Unfortunately, the legislation fails to address either the financial situation or the need for the Postal Service...
  • Barack Obama's brother Malik slates him in bizarre interview (voting for Trump)

    07/27/2016 7:41:44 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 11 replies
    The Mirror ^ | 07/27/16 | Nicola Agius
    President Barack Obama has been slated by his own brother - and revealed he will back Republican Donald Trump in the Presidential race. Speaking live from Kenya on British TV, Malik Obama also spoke about his relationship with Barack and claimed he has to make appointments to see him. And he told Good Morning Britain hosts Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid that the US leader has issues with attitude. He said: "[Barack] has this attitude like 'I'm the president, I've made it, I'm the star here'. I do understand that but I'm just expressing my opinion and how I feel."
  • Meryl Streep rehearses her Democratic convention speech... as 100 celebrities join a campaign to*

    07/27/2016 7:41:27 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 26 replies
    Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | 7/27/2016 | Khaleda Rahman
    Meryl Streep was pictured getting ready to address the Democratic National Convention this evening – as more than 100 celebrities joined a campaign to urge Americans to deny Donald Trump the White House.The legendary actress wore a cream-colored high-necked dress and glasses as she rehearsed her speech and did a sound check on stage at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia on Tuesday afternoon.On the second night of the convention in Philadelphia, other stars taking the stage include Hunger Games actress Elizabeth Banks, Girls creator Lena Dunham, actress America Ferrera and Scandal star Tony Goldwyn - who have all been...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(7/27/16)[Prayer]

    07/27/2016 7:39:04 AM PDT · by left that other site · 6 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 7/27/16 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible John The Gospels) (John 21) 21 Afterward Jesus appeared again to his disciples, by the Sea of Galilee.[a] It happened this way: 2 Simon Peter, Thomas (also known as Didymus[b]), Nathanael from Cana in Galilee, the sons of Zebedee, and two other disciples were together. 3 “I’m going out to fish,” Simon Peter told them, and they said, “We’ll go with you.” So they went out and got into the boat, but that night they caught nothing. 4 Early in the morning, Jesus stood on the shore, but the disciples did not...
  • Globalism through U.N.’s Agenda 21, Agenda 2030, and Vision 2050

    07/27/2016 7:36:24 AM PDT · by rktman · 5 replies
    canadafreepress.com ^ | 7/27/2016 | Dr. Ileana Johnson Paugh
    Four years ago, a man was convicted of collecting rainwater and snow runoff on his property and served a 30-day jail sentence in Medford, Oregon, while the developing world is trashing their environment at alarming rates, suffocating waterways, rivers, and lakes with trash and refuse. A meeting in Vienna aimed to amend the 1987 Montreal Protocol to phase out hydrofluorocarbons from air conditioners, refrigerators, and inhalers. John Kerry said that “air conditioners and refrigerators are as big of a threat to life as the threat of terrorism posed by groups like the Islamic State.” He believes that “It’s hard for...
  • Egypt's Coptic Pope Warns of Increased Attacks on Christians

    07/27/2016 7:32:57 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 6 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 7/25/16 | AP
    CAIRO (AP) — The leader of Egypt's Coptic Christian church warned on Monday of increased attacks on Christians, saying national unity is being "defaced." In a meeting with lawmakers, Pope Tawadros II said that since 2013 there have been 37 sectarian attacks on Christians — nearly an incident a month. He describes the situation as "very painful." He told lawmakers that preserving national unity is "our responsibility in front of the world, future generations, history and in front of God." His remarks were published on his personal website. The Pope's website also quoted lawmaker Saad el-Gammal as saying that parliament...
  • Texas man filmed beating turtle to death with hammer says it was self-defense

    07/27/2016 7:32:51 AM PDT · by NRx · 34 replies
    WaPo ^ | 07-27-2016 | Ben Guarino
    ...A jogger named Geoffrey Frank saw the blood and the action that drew it. In a graphic video he posted to Facebook, it is possible to hear the meaty crack of the hammer against the turtle shell over Frank’s horrified murmurs of protest. Frank turned a corner on the trail that runs near Lady Bird Lake to see, as he told Austin’s KXAN-TV, Washington swing the tool down upon the turtle’s shell. On his second loop, the turtle was dead. It was “sick,” Frank said to KXAN. He watched as the man “smashed it to death with a hammer.” The...
  • Democrats Build Double-Wall Border Fence to Keep Out Unwanted Protesters(WHAT!)

    07/27/2016 7:30:14 AM PDT · by rktman · 16 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 7/26/2016 | Bob Price
    Delegates to the Democratic National Convention are now protected from unwanted protesters by a giant double-wall border fence. The border fence was doubled to make sure people without proper documentation could not illegally enter the convention area. Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) pointed out the hypocrisy of the Democrats in building a wall around their convention when they refuse to build a wall to secure the American border with Mexico, Breitbart News’ Neil Munro reported in June. “It’s interesting that the Democratic National Committee will have a wall around their convention to keep unapproved people out while at the same time,...
  • Pope Francis: ‘The World is at War, But it is Not a War of Religions’

    07/27/2016 7:29:10 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 27 replies
    The Catholic Herald (UK) ^ | 7/27/16 | Staff Reporter
    The Pope spoke to reporters on his flight to Poland for World Youth DayPope Francis says the world is at war, but has stressed that it’s not a war of religions. Francis spoke to reporters on the papal plane en route from Rome to Poland, where he began a five-day visit for World Youth Day. Asked about the slaying of an 85-year-old priest in a Normandy church on Tuesday, Francis replied: “the real word is war…yes, it’s war. This holy priest died at the very moment he was offering a prayer for all the church.” He added: “I only want...
  • Robert Kagan and other Neocons are Backing Hillary Clinton

    07/27/2016 7:21:32 AM PDT · by Stand Watch Listen · 42 replies
    The Intercept-Unofficial Sources ^ | July 25, 2016 | Rania Khalek
    AS HILLARY CLINTON puts together what she hopes will be a winning coalition in November, many progressives remain wary — but she has the war hawks firmly behind her. “I would say all Republican foreign policy professionals are anti-Trump,” leading neoconservative Robert Kagan told a group gathered around him, groupie-style, at a “foreign policy professionals for Hillary” fundraiser I attended last week. “I would say that a majority of people in my circle will vote for Hillary.” As the co-founder of the neoconservative think tank Project for the New American Century, Kagan played a leading role in pushing for America’s...
  • Freddie Gray case: Charges against three remaining officers dropped

    07/27/2016 7:11:47 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 27 replies
    Baltimore Sun ^ | 7/27/2016 | Kevin Rector
    Freddie Gray case: Charges against three remaining officers dropped Prosecutors dropped all remaining charges against three Baltimore police officers accused in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray in a downtown courtroom on Wednesday morning, concluding one of the most high-profile criminal cases in Baltimore history. The startling move was an apparent acknowledgement of the unlikelihood of a conviction following the acquittals of three other officers on similar and more serious charges by Circuit Judge Barry G. Williams, who was expected to preside over the remaining trials as well. It also means the office of Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn J....
  • Ed Rendell to Democrats: Time to Be ‘Single-Issue’ Gun Control Voters

    07/27/2016 7:08:48 AM PDT · by rktman · 45 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 7/27/2016 | AWR Hawkins
    Former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell (D) tells a gathering of activists in Philadelphia it’s time for Democrats to be “single issue” voters for gun control. The gathering was co-hosted by the PA SAFE Caucus, “Everytown for Gun Safety, American State Legislators for Gun Violence Prevention, CeaseFirePA,” and Gabby Giffords’s gun control group, Americans for Responsible Solutions. According to Daily Local News, Rendell said, “If we’re going to make progress, the message we have to take is that we’re going to be single-issue voters. I don’t care about e-mails or anything else, (but) we need to vote for Hillary Clinton because...
  • Shivering in the Dark? Sierra Club Opposes 91 Percent of Michigan Electricity

    07/27/2016 7:07:55 AM PDT · by MichCapCon · 13 replies
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 7/23/2016 | Tom Gantert
    The Sierra Club environmental organization opposes the three sources of energy responsible for 91 percent of the electricity generated in Michigan. It has been outspoken in its stance against the use of natural gas, coal and nuclear power to generate electricity for Michigan households and businesses. Michigan generates 32 percent of its electricity by burning coal and another 32 percent comes from nuclear power plants. Natural gas accounts for another 27 percent of electricity generation. Wind and solar account for less than 7 percent of net electricity generation in this state. “The Sierra Club opposes, or is pushing to phase...
  • Thiel's Republicans Depart from Reagan

    07/27/2016 7:04:40 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 50 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 27, 2016 | Star Parker
    The primetime airing of remarks of billionaire technology entrepreneur Peter Thiel at the Republican National Convention was no accident. Thiel was given a starring role at the convention to make some things clear. That although lip service may be paid in the party platform to traditional, biblical values and opposition to gay marriage, this is really no longer what the GOP is about. Thiel brought his credentials as a high-tech billionaire to the stage to announce to the world that he is gay. In this, those organizing the convention told the world that, despite what the platform says, Thiel represents...
  • Eritrean refugee 'rapes a 79-year-old woman in a CEMETERY in Germany while she was [tr]

    07/27/2016 7:03:22 AM PDT · by C19fan · 17 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | July 27, 2016 | Nick Enoch
    A refugee from Eritrea has been arrested on suspicion of raping a 79-year-old woman in a cemetery in Germany. The pensioner was attacked while visiting the grave of her sister in Ibbenbueren, North Rhine-Westphalia, on Sunday. The suspect, 40, who has lived in Germany since 2013, was charged with rape and placed in police custody.
  • Gang of Muslims storm nudist pool in Germany yelling 'Allahu Akbar' and threatening to [tr]

    07/27/2016 7:00:05 AM PDT · by C19fan · 16 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | July 27, 2016 | Gareth Davies
    Nudists were told they would be 'exterminated' after a gang of Muslims who stormed into a German swimming pool yelling 'Allahu Akbar'. The six men, described as being in their 20s and with beards, spat at women and children because they were swimming in the nude and called all the females 'sluts'. The revelers were at a pool in the town of Geldern in the North Rhine-Westphalia region, known for its preference for natural form of swimming.
  • Since God Hates the Shedding of Innocent Blood, Can a Christian Vote for Hillary?

    07/27/2016 6:59:38 AM PDT · by Lera · 26 replies
    Stream ^ | July 26, 2016 | Michael Brown
    There are few sins God hates as much as shedding innocent blood, especially the blood of children. Seeing that Hillary Clinton is a radically pro-abortion candidate and seeing that the Democratic platform reinforces those radical views, can a Christian vote for Hillary in good conscience? In Jeremiah 19, God explained why the people of Judah were about to go into exile: It was because they worshiped idols and because they "filled this place [speaking of Jerusalem] with the blood of the innocent. They have built the high places of Baal to burn their children in the fire as offerings to...
  • Muslim Man Attacks Girl To Rape Her; She Gets The Knife And Castrates Him

    07/27/2016 6:58:00 AM PDT · by SatinDoll · 47 replies
    Shoebat.com ^ | July 27, 2016 | Andrew Bieszad
    [Title too long: Muslim Man Attacks Indian Teen Girl And Tries To Rape Her At Knifepoint, She Wrestles The Knife Away And Castrates Him] Islam is a cowardly religion without honor that advances itself by exploiting the weak, be they individuals or entire peoples. Muslims only attack when they think their target is unable to protect itself. They don’t expect non-Muslims to fight back, and when they do, they often are completely taken by surprise and lose, like how this 17-year-old Indian girl wrestled the knife away from a Muslim man trying to rape her and used it to castrate...
  • Trump left out of Google search for presidential candidates

    07/27/2016 6:55:38 AM PDT · by Puppage · 15 replies
    WTNH Television ^ | 07/27/2016 | Puppage
    COLUMBUS (WCMH) – Need to know who’s running for President of the United States? Don’t Google it. Searching for ‘presidential candidates’ brings up a handy guide above all of the other search results with pictures of candidates with active campaigns. Clicking on a picture brings up searches for the candidates. The only problem is that Republican candidate Donald Trump isn’t included. Neither is Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson. Results are shown for Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Green Party candidate Jill Stein. As of 5am Wednesday, the results are unchanged.
  • Freddie Gray case: Charges against three remaining officers dropped

    07/27/2016 6:53:11 AM PDT · by maggief · 53 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | July 27, 2016 | Kevin Rector
    Charges against the remaining three Baltimore Police Officers in the Freddie Gray case were dropped Wednesday morning.
  • Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation(7/27/16)[Prayer]

    07/27/2016 6:50:43 AM PDT · by left that other site · 5 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 7/27/16 | left that other site
    Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation Stand Firm “He will be the stability of your times, a wealth of salvation, wisdom, and knowledge…” Is 33:6
  • In Leaked Recordings, DNC Shown Controlling Donor Access

    07/27/2016 6:49:57 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 51 replies
    The release of a trove of “embarrassing” hacked internal emails and private voicemail recordings reveal not only the unseemly deal-making involved in recruiting high-dollar donations for political campaigns, but the role fundraising officials play in approving and denying access to President Obama and other top officials. At least two former U.S. ambassadors called the DNC to speak about personal meetings with the president, according to audio recordings of the calls included in the leaks. One is heard on a recording from May for then-DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz seeking to confirm plans to attend a “small dinner” with President Obama....
  • Little Green Lies: Why Electric Cars Won’t Save the Environment

    07/27/2016 6:48:55 AM PDT · by rktman · 47 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 7/27/2016 | Larry Alton
    Things don’t look good for electric cars these days -- but did they ever? Tesla experienced a series of recalls, even before the recent crash in Florida that put the company’s autopilot system in the spotlight. Apparently, watching a Harry Potter movie and letting your car drive isn’t exactly a safe practice. But the real problem with electric cars is actually the problem they’re marketed to solve: pollution. While the left insists that electric cars are the only way to protect the environment, they’re actually damaging the oil industry while shifting money to liberal interests. Meanwhile, electric cars have proven...
  • 177 DAYS

    07/27/2016 6:47:07 AM PDT · by Lazamataz · 5 replies
    7/27/2016 | By Laz A. Mataz
    It is 177 days, 3 hours, 11 minutes, 53 seconds until the stuttering enemy-agent Muslim-excusing pusillanimous defiling unctuous disgusting formulaic puerile wicked wretched venal grifting conniving Marxism-loving corrupt impoverishing personal-history-concealing unaccomplished contemptible megalomaniacal perjurious taxing blasphemous race-baiting crazed trash-talking cynical arrogant vacuous sanctimonious exploitive mercurial mocking Christophobic nefarious vile Republican-enabled wimpy prevaricating raging hoplophobia-consumed irresponsible belligerent repellent childish insolent felonious illegitimate jejune panic-encouraging contentious creepy effete deleterious chaos-creating lying robotic repulsive pugnacious secretive brazenly-hypocritical imperious globalist preening maniacal disdainful Godless opportunistic trifling insincere ruinous prideful petty underhanded pretentious fraudulent heinous autocratic twisted reality-inverting perverse foolish Imperialist bragging transsexual-favoring sacrilegious insidious...
  • Christ’s Body – My Choice?

    07/27/2016 6:45:38 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 2 replies
    Life Site News ^ | July 26, 2016 | Editors
    EDITORIAL Last week, Bishop Francis DiLorenzo, the Virginia bishop for Hillary Clinton’s pro-abortion Catholic running mate, Sen. Tim Kaine, put out a press release announcing his decision not to enforce Canon 915, saying that for “Catholics in public office,” “worthiness to receive the Sacrament of the Holy Eucharist” is a matter for each person “to decide through an upright and informed conscience.” In other words, Bishop DiLorenzo has gone out of his way to make clear that, the ongoing scandal of Kaine’s weekly public reception of Holy Communion while supporting pre-born child killing on the campaign trail will continue indefinitely...
  • Constitutional Scripturalism (Cruz and Beck)

    07/27/2016 6:45:36 AM PDT · by NRx · 10 replies
    TheZMan ^ | 07-27-2016 | TheZMan
    Ted Cruz setting himself on fire at the GOP convention is a good example of how things are not always what they seem. The Wuss Right cheered because they hoped it would hurt Trump. They never cared for Cruz, which is why they refused to back him until the last days of the primary. Even those who were willing to back Cruz early on were muted in their enthusiasm. Once there was nothing to lose and he was throwing one last rock at Trump, they could let loose with full-throated cheers for Lion Ted.The Wuss Right’s reticence with regards to Cruz...
  • COOK COUNTY PROPERTY TAX BILLS CAUSE OUTRAGE [Pensions]

    07/27/2016 6:41:35 AM PDT · by C19fan · 31 replies
    ABC 7 News Chicago ^ | July 5, 2016 | Charles Thomas
    Cook County taxpayers are outraged after property tax bills showed up in the mail. The bills are skyrocketing this year. The city of Chicago and its public school district's fiscal problems literally hit home over the weekend, when property owners saw their second installment tax bills. Outside the assessor's office, city homeowners told one property tax horror story after another.
  • John Hinckley, Who Tried To Kill A President, Wins His Freedom

    07/27/2016 6:40:33 AM PDT · by GIdget2004 · 95 replies
    NPR ^ | 07/27/2016 | Carrie Johnson
    Thirty-five years after he tried to kill a president, John Hinckley has won his freedom. A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has granted a request for Hinckley to leave the mental hospital where he's lived for decades, to go live full-time with his elderly mother in Williamsburg, Va. The release could happen as early as next week, the judge ruled. Under the terms of his order, Hinckley is not allowed to contact his victims, their relatives or actress Jodie Foster, with whom he was obsessed. Hinckley also will not be permitted to "knowingly travel" to areas where the current president...
  • DA: Case wasn’t about gun rights, despite protests

    07/27/2016 6:35:47 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 3 replies
    © Copyright 2016 Finger Lakes Times ^ | 07.26.16 | By MIKE HIBBARD mhibbard@fltimes.com
    <p>CANANDAIGUA — The Phelps man whose trial included protests by gun-rights advocates is going to prison.</p> <p>On Monday in Ontario County Court, Judge Craig Doran sentenced Shane Bennett, 35, to 4 and 1/2 years in prison followed by five years of parole.</p>
  • Scientists Built a Biological Computer Inside a Cell

    07/27/2016 6:30:51 AM PDT · by PeteePie · 8 replies
    Futuristtech Info ^ | 7/21/2016 | Michael Byrne
    MIT engineers have developed biological computational circuits capable of both remembering and responding to sequential input data. The group's work, which is described in this week's issue of Science, (http://science.sciencemag.org/content/353/6297/aad8559) represents a critical step in the progression of synthetic biology with the integration of DNA-based memory, in particular, pointing the way toward building large computational systems from biological components—computing devices that are living cells—and, ultimately, programming complex biological functions.
  • Indiana General Election: Trump 50% (+14) Clinton 36%

    07/27/2016 6:30:00 AM PDT · by orchestra · 20 replies
    Political Polls ^ | 7/27/2016
    http://www.slideshare.net/AbdulHakimShabazz/brooks-v-gregg
  • Who leaked to WikiLeaks? Russia? More likely payback by Netanyahu

    07/27/2016 6:29:43 AM PDT · by Corky Boyd · 41 replies
    Island Turtle ^ | July 27, 2016 | Corky Boyd
    The conventional wisdom has been that Putin is behind it. But no one gives a reason he would want to tip the election from Hillary to Trump. Granted Russia has the capability to hack the emails, but so do dozens of other nations as well as malefactors in the US, both governmental and private.... What would be the motive for Putin to drop this stink bomb on Hillary’s coronation? Certainly Putin has not been treated harshly by this Democrat administration. This administration gave up the missile defense site in Poland in exchange for nothing. It cut American nuclear warheads beyond...
  • Bill Clinton tells a love story to make his case for Hillary

    07/27/2016 6:24:54 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 83 replies
    AP ^ | July 27, 2016 | LISA LERER
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- There have been millions of words, decades of video and reams of commentary devoted to the story of Bill and Hillary Clinton. It's been dissected, defended and decried at kitchen tables and on cable news, in tabloids and classrooms. But on Tuesday night, as millions of voters watched and with the political stakes as high as they've ever been, the former president tried to make sense of it all and make the case for his wife, the newly minted Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. "In the spring of 1971, I met a girl," he began. The former...
  • Ten Thousand Thanks Could Never Be Enough - A Meditation on the Astonishing Depth of Every Gift

    07/27/2016 6:15:41 AM PDT · by Salvation · 1 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 07-26-16 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    Ten Thousand Thanks Could Never Be Enough - A Meditation on the Astonishing Depth of Every Gift Msgr. Charles Pope • July 26, 2016 • In developing gratitude, we do well to remember how intertwined our lives are. None of us lives in isolation—none of us can. We may think we’re pretty self-sufficient, but we drive on roads that others built and paid for, and we do so in cars developed and built by others. We use electricity powered by coal that others mined, converted to power in power plants we neither built nor run, and delivered to us...
  • Donald Trump to Drop In on Reddit, Where He's Already a Phenomenon

    07/27/2016 6:10:10 AM PDT · by orchestra · 19 replies
    NBC News ^ | 7/27/2016 | Benjy Sarlin
    Donald Trump on Wednesday will answer questions from supporters on Reddit, one of the most visited sites in the world and one whose Trump fan page has become an unlikely viral sensation. Trump's "Ask Me Anything" (AMA) session is a crowning achievement for r/The_Donald, a user-created "subreddit" that's attracted tens of millions of pageviews a month since rising to prominence in February. The site serves as a hub for a prankish and sometimes outrageous band of conservative users who skew young and male and take special pleasure in tweaking liberal sensitivities on topics like gender, race and immigration.
  • Tim Kaine owes Virginians an answer

    07/27/2016 6:07:16 AM PDT · by Captain Jack Aubrey · 13 replies
    (Norfolk) Virginian-Pilot ^ | 7/27/2016 | Kerry Dougherty
    I hate to be the one to rain – or even sprinkle – all over the merry Tim Kaine parade. But someone has to. It’s time to shake off the he’s-so-much-nicer-than-Hillary-and-he-speaks-Spanish euphoria to ask Kaine to explain his conduct during his final days in Virginia’s governor’s mansion. The issue concerns a convicted murderer serving life in prison and Kaine’s last-minute move to quietly spring him. We’re going to talk about Jens Soering today. Members of the national press corps ought to be asking Kaine about the Soering matter every day – at least until the veep hopeful from Virginia comes...
  • Trump Edges Ahead Of Clinton In U.S. Presidential Race: Reuters/Ipsos Poll

    07/27/2016 5:59:18 AM PDT · by Helicondelta · 34 replies
    reuters.com ^ | Jul 26, 2016
    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump posted a two-point lead over his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Tuesday, the first time he has been ahead since early May. Trump's gains came as he accepted his party's nomination to the Nov. 8 ballot at the four-day Republican National Convention in Cleveland last week, and as Clinton's nomination in Philadelphia this week was marred by party divisions and the resignation of a top party official.
  • Mics on court steps not illegal

    07/27/2016 5:57:06 AM PDT · by Auntie Mame · 21 replies
    Courthouse News Service ^ | July 26, 2016 | MATTHEW RENDA
    FBI Mics on Court Steps Not Illegal, Judge Rules By MATTHEW RENDA         SAN FRANCISCO (CN) — A federal judge has ruled the practice of placing recording devices at the courthouse steps in two California counties is "unsettling" but does not run afoul of constitutional guarantees against warrantless searches.     In a 17-page ruling issued July 22, U.S. District Judge Phyllis Hamilton acknowledged the practice of placing recording devices on the courthouse steps in Oakland and Martinez to capture the conversations of four defendants in a federal criminal fraud case was "unsettling," but said the four did not have a reasonable...
  • Trump Left Out Of Google Search For Presidential Candidates

    07/27/2016 5:48:33 AM PDT · by Helicondelta · 48 replies
    NBC.com ^ | July 27, 2016
    Need to know who’s running for President of the United States? Don’t Google it. Searching for ‘presidential candidates’ brings up a handy guide above all of the other search results with pictures of candidates with active campaigns. Clicking on a picture brings up searches for the candidates. The only problem is that Republican candidate Donald Trump isn’t included.