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  • Run-in with Japanese Soldiers after the end of World War II

    09/01/2015 9:17:19 PM PDT · by WhiskeyX
    YouTube ^ | Apr 15, 2008 | The Central Florida WW2 Museum
    Lt. Col. James N. Methven, USAF (Ret.) recalls an encounter with Japanese soldiers who are unaware World War II has ended.
  • The Left’s Deranged Attack on Clarence Thomas

    09/01/2015 9:09:23 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 5 replies
    New York Post ^ | September 1, 2015 | Betsy McCaughey
    Black lives matter — unless, apparently, you’re Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. The left is renewing its venomous, racist attacks on Thomas in the aftermath of his dissent in the Supreme Court’s 6-3 ruling in favor of gay marriage. Actor George Takei smeared Thomas as a “clown in blackface.” The Huffington Post called his dissent “beyond ridiculous” and tarred him as a hypocrite for opposing a court-created “right” to gay marriage: “Clarence Thomas is married to a white woman — something that would be illegal today, if it weren’t for the Supreme Court’s historic Loving v. Virginia ruling.” As if...
  • Top Secret Spy Satellite Info on N Korea Nuclear Assets Found in Hillary Clinton Home Brew Server

    09/01/2015 9:07:35 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 4 replies
    A bombshell article by John Solomon, Editor of The Washington Times, reported Tuesday evening that top secret spy satellite information about North Korea’s nuclear assets was found in an email from former secretary of state Hillary Clinton’s home brew server.
  • Japanese Surrender in Color (1945)

    09/01/2015 9:03:36 PM PDT · by WhiskeyX
    YouTube ^ | Aug 28, 2010 | Naval History and Heritage Command
    This color footage of the Japanese surrender ceremony on board the battleship USS Missouri (BB-63) on 2 September 1945, was filmed by Commander George F. Kosco. In 2010, the Kosco family had the film restored, and the footage is presented now for viewing by the public. Source: Naval History and Heritage Command, Photographic Section. (Note: The original footage is silent. The 2010 restoration of the film by the Kosco family includes overdubbed music by the United States Navy Band, which has been removed to avoid possible YouTube copyright violations).
  • BUSH VS. TRUMP: A REVEALING CLUE

    09/01/2015 8:51:42 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 11 replies
    The American Spectator ^ | September 01, 2015 | Thomas Sowell
    BUSH VS. TRUMP: A REVEALING CLUE Can someone be trusted to lead if allows himself to be bullied? Thomas Sowell. Even those of us who are not supporters of either Donald Trump or Jeb Bush can learn something by comparing how each of these men handled people who tried to disrupt their question-and-answer period after a speech. After Bush’s speech, hecklers from a group called “Black Lives Matter” caused Bush to simply leave the scene. When Trump opened his question-and-answer period by pointing to someone in the audience who had a question, a Hispanic immigration activist who had not been...
  • Catholc Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 09-02-15

    09/01/2015 8:51:07 PM PDT · by Salvation · 17 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 09-02-15 | Revised New American Bible
    September 2, 2015   Wednesday of the Twenty-second Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Col 1:1-8 Paul, an Apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God,and Timothy our brother, to the holy ones and faithful brothers and sisters in Christ in Colossae:grace to you and peace from God our Father. We always give thanks to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,when we pray for you,for we have heard of your faith in Christ Jesusand the love that you have for all the holy onesbecause of the hope reserved for you in heaven.Of this you have already...
  • Study Learns Chicago Criminals DON'T Buy Their Guns Legally

    09/01/2015 8:44:57 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 16 replies
    Buzzpo.com ^ | 8/30/2015 | ERIC REED
    A recent study that was conducted by the University of Chicago’s Crime Lab has learned that Chicago criminals do not acquire their guns from gun shops, gun shows or the internet. The study examined and interviewed inmates in Chicago’s Cook County Jail who are either facing current gun charges, or have a background consisting of firearms related convictions. The study learned that virtually zero criminals have ever used the internet or gun shows, because that method is easily traceable. It’s much safer for a criminal to acquire firearms on the streets where they’re harder to keep track of, and that’s...
  • IRS: New York Lost Most Tax Paying Residents In 2013

    09/01/2015 8:44:29 PM PDT · by george76 · 16 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 09/01/2015 | KERRY PICKET
    More taxpaying residents left New York than any other state in the nation, IRS migration data from 2013 shows. During that year, around 115,000 New Yorkers left the state and packed up $5.65 billion in adjusted gross income (AGI) as well. Americans for Tax Reform (ATR) notes, “This new data shows that New York will remain America’s ‘Biggest Loser,’ having lost nearly 1.6 million taxpayers between 1985 and 2013. Those residents took with them more than $80.8 billion in annual AGI.” “The phenomenal failure of New York to retain taxpayers and businesses is directly related to its uncompetitive tax and...
  • A Note to the Republican Elite (vanity)

    09/01/2015 8:35:21 PM PDT · by BobL · 24 replies
    (none) | Sept. 1, 2015 | (self)
    Hello Karl Rove and people that think like him and write columns telling us that we're "low information", "idiots", "crazies", "idol worshipers", and otherwise uninformed because we support Trump. To start with, I don't know the numbers, but I suspect that most people on this site are like me and have closely followed politics FOR DECADES and therefore can go toe-to-toe with anyone in the Republican ruling class. Maybe other sites, like Yahoo or whatever, are filled with "low information voters", but NOT THIS SITE. So I could spend an hours (or days, or months) parsing just about every line...
  • Report: 12 UNRWA-linked Facebook Accounts Incite Antisemitism & Violence

    09/01/2015 8:29:10 PM PDT · by Nachum · 2 replies
    UN Watch ^ | 9/1/15 | UN Watch
    GENEVA, September 1, 2015 - UN Watch released a new report today documenting 12 different Facebook accounts operated by UNRWA officials (see images below) that openly incite to antisemitism and terrorism, and urged UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and UNRWA chief Pierre Krähenbühl to terminate the responsible officials, condemn the offending posts, and establish a commission of inquiry, comprised of representatives of top donor states (see chart at right), to investigate the culture of impunity for perpetrators of racism and incitement that pervades UNRWA. “The pattern and practice of UNRWA school principals, teachers and staff members posting antisemitic and terror-inciting images...
  • New Jersey Man Digs Up Live Cannonball in Backyard: Police

    09/01/2015 8:27:29 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 19 replies
    NBC New York ^ | Sep 1, 2015
    The Atlantic City bomb squad was dispatched to a southern New Jersey home over the weekend after a man dug up a live cannonball in his backyard. Police said the Lower Township man was digging behind his West Bates Avenue home when he discovered the explosive Saturday. The brass-capped cannonball was approximately 5 inches in circumference and was stamped "4k, 85mm," according to police. The bomb squad took an x-ray of the device and determined it was fully functional, officials said. The cannonball was later detonated in an unpopulated area. Police said the discovery is not unusual for this part...
  • How Donald Trump Is Winning Over Anti-Wall Street Republicans

    09/01/2015 8:21:22 PM PDT · by entropy12 · 19 replies
    finance.yahoo ^ | 09/01/15 | Sahil Kapur
    It may sound absurd that a super-rich real estate mogul who peddles opulence is enticing voters who are fed up with the finance community. And yet a new Bloomberg Politics/Des Moines Register Iowa Poll reveals that a whopping 65 percent of Republican front-runner Donald Trump's supporters say they're "unsatisfied" or "mad as hell" at Wall Street.
  • Word For The Day: DIFFIDENT

    09/01/2015 8:21:21 PM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 6 replies
    ; In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". (DIFFIDENT) ˈdi-fə-dənhear it pronounced adjective 1: hesitant in acting or speaking through lack of self-confidence 2 archaic : distrustful 3: reserved, unassertive — dif·fi·dent·ly adverb Origin of DIFFIDENT Middle English, from Latin diffident-, diffidens, present participle of diffidere to distrust, from dis- + fidere to trust — First Known Use: 15th century shy, bashful, diffident, modest, coy mean not inclined to be forward. shy implies a timid reserve and a shrinking from familiarity...
  • BREAKING REPORT: Top Secret Spy Satellite Info on N Korea Nuclear Assets Found in Hillary Clinton

    09/01/2015 8:21:11 PM PDT · by Nachum · 52 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 9/1/15 | Jim Hoft
    Solomon reports part of concern about the information being unsecured on Clinton’s home server is that it could have been hacked by the North Koreans–who would then know more about U.S. spying capabilities. Solomon reports the information was likely summarized from a secure site and sent in unclassified systems up the chain to Clinton. “One of the most serious potential breaches of national security identified so far by the intelligence community inside Hillary Rodham Clinton’s private emails involves the relaying of classified information concerning the movement of North Korean nuclear assets, which was obtained from spy satellites. “Multiple intelligence sources...
  • Regulations may make kids' fast food meals healthier

    09/01/2015 8:08:37 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 16 replies
    FOX News ^ | September 1, 2015 | Reuters
    Regulating fast food kids' meals that include toys may end up making the meals healthier, according to a new study. If a proposed new policy in New York City is approved, then fast food meals that come with toys would contain fewer calories overall, and fewer from fat and sodium, researchers report. "We can create policies that will nudge us toward healthier behaviors," said senior author Marie Bragg, of NYU Langone Medical Center in New York. The proposed policy, which was introduced to the New York City Council, says fast food meals that come with a small toy must include...
  • Uncut Donald Trump

    09/01/2015 8:08:31 PM PDT · by SamAdams76 · 10 replies
    Click on link for video. This is Trump from 5 years ago in an interview with Greta Van Susteran. Good stuff. I think he already had a plan of running for president back then.
  • How Laws are Made in Modern America

    09/01/2015 8:07:10 PM PDT · by pgyanke · 6 replies
    Vanity | 9/1/15 | pgyanke
    How Laws are Made in Modern Americaby PGYankeStep 1. Identify the social cause you wish to champion. Step 2. Make a law the prohibits that social cause. Step 3. Argue your case to the USSC that Step 2 law is unconstitutional. Step 4. Law is declared unconstitutional by USSC and social cause is now mandatory. Example 1: Step 1. Social cause is Gays in the Military. Step 2. Pass "Don't Ask, Don't Tell." Step 3. Go before court to argue against your own law. Step 4. "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" is unconstitutional according to USSC, so now the military must...
  • Rose Unplugged Morning Show September 2 2015.

    09/01/2015 8:06:57 PM PDT · by GregB · 2 replies
    Rose is back! Formerly the “Rose” half of the Quinn & Rose Morning Show, she is back on the air and ready for the fight! Catch her on Pittsburgh’s 1250 AM “The Answer” WPGP, from 8AM to 10AM Monday through Friday or via live stream at www.am1250theanswer.com, where you can also get the podcasts. Join us for real no-nonsense conservative talk with a passion that only Rose can deliver!
  • UN: Gaza could be ‘uninhabitable’ by 2020 if trends continue

    09/01/2015 7:56:28 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 15 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Sep 1, 2015 7:38 PM EDT | Cara Anna
    A new United Nations report says Gaza could be “uninhabitable” in less than five years if current economic trends continue. The report released Tuesday by the U.N. Conference on Trade and Development points to the eight years of economic blockade of Gaza as well as the three wars between Israel and the Palestinians there over the past six years. Last year’s war displaced half a million people and left parts of Gaza destroyed. The war “has effectively eliminated what was left of the middle class, sending almost all of the population into destitution and dependence on international humanitarian aid,” the...
  • UFC champ Ronda Rousey accepts date to Marine Corps Ball

    09/01/2015 7:55:23 PM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 18 replies
    CNN ^ | 1 Sept 2015 | Greg Botelho
    Days after Jarrod Haschert asked his "celebrity crush" Rousey to the annual Marine Corps Ball at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, he scored big-time when the mixed martial arts fighter accepted his proposal.
  • Obie Takes a Hike....

    09/01/2015 7:49:53 PM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 17 replies
    self ^ | Sept 1, 2015 | MeshugeMikey
  • New National Poll: Donald Trump 37%, Bush and Carson 9%… (full poll data pdf)

    09/01/2015 7:37:25 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 44 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | 9-1-2015 | sundance
    September 1, 2015 New National Poll: Donald Trump 37%, Bush and Carson 9%… (full poll data pdf)by sundance Full Poll Data pdf below graphic (including the questions asked): ( POLL DATA )
  • Three cops killed in less than a week:

    09/01/2015 7:34:13 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 31 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 9/1/15 | KIERAN CORCORAN
    A Texas police officer was found murdered in his home just hours before an officer in Illinois was gunned down in the street on a morning patrol. Don Allen, 27, was killed at home some time Monday evening in Clyde, Texas, and found by family members around 7pm. Authorities have not released details of his death, but launched a homicide investigation over Allen, who has served in the Abilene police department for three years.
  • Iran Deal on the Verge of Senate Success (Updated) (Video)

    09/01/2015 7:31:26 PM PDT · by markomalley · 36 replies
    Roll Call ^ | 9/1/15 | Niels Leniewski
    The Democratic senator who holds the seat long occupied by Vice President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. has put the Obama administration on the verge of victory on the Iran deal.Sen. Chris Coons announced on the campus of the University of Delaware Tuesday that he would provide the 33rd vote against a resolution of disapproval for the P5+1 nuclear agreement with Iran. That puts the agreement one vote short of the number needed to sustain a presidential veto.Coons began his speech to an abundance of local television cameras by expressing concerns about provisions of the deal, including enforcement mechanisms.(video at link)“I...
  • Unemployed More Likely To Shop, Watch TV, or Play Sports Than Look For a Job

    09/01/2015 7:28:53 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 09/01/2015 | Ali Meyer
    Unemployed individuals in America are more likely to go shopping, watch TV, or play sports on an average day than to look for a new job, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Less than one in five of America’s unemployed, or 18.2 percent, participated in job search and interview activities on an average day, according to the BLS data from the American Time Use Survey. Yet 40.8 percent of the unemployed shopped on the average day by store, telephone, or Internet. Of those who shopped, 21.5 percent of those shopped for items other than groceries, food, or...
  • Many Hispanics want Pope Francis to address Trump on immigration

    09/01/2015 7:26:19 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 36 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 09/01/2015 | By Mary Jordan
    Karla Perez loves Pope Francis. Like her, he’s a native Spanish speaker. He is also the first Latin American to lead the Catholic Church, and he talks easily about soccer and prefers public buses to luxury cars. Most of all, though, Perez loves this pope because he has made better treatment of immigrants a centerpiece of his two-year-old papacy. She hopes, as do many of the nearly 30 million Hispanic Catholics in the country, that this month’s visit by Francis will change the tone of the nation’s divisive immigration debate. “I’m an immigrant myself, and I hear politicians saying they...
  • Millions hit by personal data hack still have not been told

    09/01/2015 7:25:21 PM PDT · by markomalley · 15 replies
    Reuters ^ | 9/1/15 | Mark Hosenball
    The U.S. government has not yet notified any of the 21.5 million federal employees and contractors whose security clearance data was hacked more than three months ago, officials acknowledged on Tuesday. The agency whose data was hacked, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), said the Defense Department will begin "later this month" to notify employees and contractors across the government that their personal information was accessed by hackers. OPM said notifications would continue over several weeks and "will be sent directly to impacted individuals." OPM also announced that it hired a contractor to help protect the identities and credit ratings...
  • [Nat'l Institutes of Health] NIH Bills Taxpayers for Aborted Baby Body Parts

    09/01/2015 7:20:24 PM PDT · by markomalley · 5 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 9/1/15 | Bill McMorris
    The federal government uses taxpayer dollars to buy body parts harvested from aborted babies, according to a new video.The Center for Medical Progress released a ninth video featuring major Planned Parenthood partner Advanced Bioscience Resources on Tuesday. The company’s procurement manager, Perrin Larton, said that one of the company’s biggest buyers is the National Institutes of Health.“We continued to send tissue to people like NIH,” Larton told the undercover videographers. “Even though the government was paying for it, fetal tissue weren’t put in that little box of embryonic because it’s different.”An NIH spokeswoman declined to comment on the use of...
  • Man Allegedly Dragging Unconscious Pit Bull Down Sidewalk Along Lawrence Expressway

    09/01/2015 7:14:05 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 23 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | Sept. 1, 2015 | Michelle Roberts
    Sunnyvale Man Faces Animal Cruelty Charges After Allegedly Dragging Unconscious Pit Bull Down Sidewalk Along Lawrence ExpresswayPolice are investigating a case of animal cruelty after reports surfaced of an unconscious pit bull being dragged down a busy Sunnyvale thoroughfare. Manuel Holguin, 34, was walking down Lawrence expressway, hauling the pit bull along the sidewalk by its leash, police said. The 1-year-old dog was rushed to a vet in critical condition on Friday after someone called 911. LA Selected as U.S. Candidate for 2024 Olympics Dr. Ken Sawyer, the first vet to treat the pit bull, said he didn’t know her...
  • Clinton Told Aide to Send Classified Info to Personal Email Address

    09/01/2015 7:08:41 PM PDT · by markomalley · 36 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 9/1/15 | Lachlan Markay
    On the same day that the “hacktivist” group WikiLeaks posted tens of thousands of classified State Department communications online, then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told a top deputy to send now-classified information to her personal email address, newly released emails reveal.“Here’s my personal email,” Clinton told former Sen. George Mitchell, then Clinton’s special envoy for Middle East peace. “Pls use this for reply.”Mitchell responded with details of discussions with Italian foreign minister Franco Frattini. Most of the contents of the email, released by the State Department on Monday night, are redacted pursuant to a Freedom of Information Act exemption designed...
  • At Purdue, Mitch Daniels attempts to disrupt college loan system with private investing

    09/01/2015 7:05:11 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 8 replies
    Hotair ^ | 09/01/2015 | Mary Katherine Ham
    Former Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels, upon passing on a run for the Republican nomination in 2012, took an interesting career turn. The famously fiscally conservative executive, who devised savings for the Hoosier state on everything from ??? to paper clips, became the head of Purdue University. Since then, Daniels has endured the predictable run-ins with his liberal faculty—over criticism of Howard Zinn’s American history— but also made real progress in the fight against rising college costs by harnessing some free-market incentives for academia.The university is now in its fourth year of a tuition freeze after more than 30 yearly...
  • Officer Critically Wounded, Dog Killed After Georgia Police Respond to Wrong House

    09/01/2015 7:03:50 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 44 replies
    KTLA.com ^ | 9-1-2015 | CNN Wire
    It started with police going to the wrong house. It ended with a homeowner, an officer and a dog shot. DeKalb County police were responding to a 911 call about a suspicious person Monday night, the Atlanta-area police department said. But the caller didn’t give an address for the house where the suspicious person was seen, county public safety director Cedric Alexander said. Instead, the caller described it as a gray-and-brick home. So three officers went to a house that matched that description near the same intersection, Alexander said. He said they went to the back of a home where...
  • Obama Justice Dept. backs Planned Parenthood against La. Gov. Jindal

    09/01/2015 7:02:59 PM PDT · by markomalley · 12 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 9/1/15 | Valerie Richardson
    The Obama administration has sided with Planned Parenthood in its effort to keep its contract with Louisiana, arguing in a court filing that the state’s decision to defund the organization may be in violation of the federal Medicaid Act. The Justice Department filed a “statement of interest” late Monday in favor of Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast, arguing that “thus far, Louisiana has not proffered sufficient reasons to terminate Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast Inc. (“PPGC”) from its Medicaid program.” “If Louisiana terminates PPGC from participation in its Medicaid program without providing any justification related to PPGC’s qualifications to perform or bill...
  • PPP Poll: Trump now easily beating Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio, and Scott Walker head to head nationally

    09/01/2015 7:02:59 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 35 replies
    Hotair ^ | 09/01/2015 | AllahPundit
    So says PPP, the same outfit responsible for that poll a few weeks back showing Trump losing head-to-head match-ups against Rubio and Walker in North Carolina. Either NC is an outlier or the mood has changed nationally because Republicans across America now prefer him to either of those candidates — and not narrowly either. He leads Rubio by eight when voters are forced to choose between them and Walker by 14. As for Jeb Bush, gadzooks:Jeb’s got another month to turn things around before the donor class heads for the lifeboats, I think. There is one candidate tested who...
  • Fox News Will Air Exposé of Planned Parenthood’s Baby-Parts Scandal

    09/01/2015 7:00:35 PM PDT · by markomalley · 8 replies
    Big Government ^ | 9/1/15 | Austin Ruse
    Fox News is reportedly set to air Planned Parenthood: The Hidden Harvest on September 4 at 10 p.m., which will shine a light on the controversial undercover videos that have gone viral.The hour-long report will look inside the undercover campaign of David Daleiden and his Center for Medical Progress, how they trained themselves to be experts in at least talking about the arcane world of baby-parts harvesting, and how they wormed their way into a position of trust with senior managers of Planned Parenthood and tissue procurement companies who buy from them.Troy Newman, president of the pro-life group Operation Rescue,...
  • Anthony Weiner Slams Donald Trump's Attacks on Wife as 'Absurd' and 'Outrageous'

    09/01/2015 7:00:07 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 44 replies
    ABC News ^ | September 1, 2015 | Ryan Struyk
    In the feud between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin, embattled former Rep. Anthony Weiner – Abedin's husband – is stepping into the line of fire. In a radio show appearance Monday, Weiner called Trump's suggestion that Abedin may have shared state secrets with him both "wrong" and "outrageous."
  • Merkel ‘Disappointed’ by Iran’s Attitude Towards Israel

    09/01/2015 6:58:48 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 3 replies
    INN ^ | 9/1/2015, 6:45 AM | Ben Ariel
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday that her country would welcome Iran’s participation in negotiations aimed at ending the civil war in Syria, but also criticized the Islamic Republic for its comments against Israel. […] Previously, most Western powers were reluctant to see Iran have any role in diplomacy over the Syrian crisis, as Tehran is the strongest supporter of President Bashar Al-Assad and has provided him with financial and military support. At the same time, Merkel added that Iran’s opposition to Israel needed to change. “It is not acceptable how Iran continues to talk about Israel,” she said,...
  • Makers of Sony’s ‘Concussion’ Film Tried to Prevent Angering N.F.L., Emails Show

    09/01/2015 6:57:04 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 3 replies
    The New York Times ^ | SEPT. 1, 2015 | KEN BELSON
    When Sony Pictures Entertainment decided to make a movie focusing on the death and dementia professional football players have endured from repeated hits to the head — and the N.F.L.’s efforts toward a cover-up — it signed Will Smith to star as one of the first scientists to disclose the problem. It named the film bluntly, “Concussion.” In the end even Sony, which unlike most other major studios in Hollywood has no significant business ties to the N.F.L., found itself softening some points it might have made against the multibillion-dollar sports enterprise that controls the nation’s most-watched game.
  • Planned Parenthood on Sanger: She 'Made Some Controversial, Harmful Statements'

    09/01/2015 6:56:51 PM PDT · by markomalley · 11 replies
    CNS News ^ | 9/1/15 | Penny Starr
    (CNSNews.com) – In an interview with National Public Radio on Thursday focused on black pastors demanding that a bust of eugenicist Margaret Sanger be removed from the museum’s “Struggle for Justice” civil rights exhibit, a spokesperson for Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) criticized the founder of the nation’s largest abortion provider. "There is no doubt that Margaret Sanger made some controversial, harmful statements that Planned Parenthood does not uphold,” Alencia Johnson told NPR. “What we do know is that her fight for birth control access for all women — and her partnership with leaders like W.E.B. DuBois, Mary McLeod...
  • Suit: The Minimum Wage Is A Ploy To ‘Break’ The Franchise Model

    09/01/2015 6:52:19 PM PDT · by markomalley · 10 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 9/1/15 | Connor D. Wolf
    Franchisees argued in an appeals court Tuesday that the Seattle $15 minimum wage doesn’t just disproportionately hurt their businesses, it was designed to be that way.Seattle led the way in implementing a $15 minimum wage back in June of 2014. To help mitigate the potential for economic harm, the increase was written to phase in over the course of several years, with small businesses allowed extra time to adjust. Small businesses except individually owned franchisees.“Hundreds of small, locally-owned businesses and thousands of their employees are unfairly threatened by Seattle’s new law,” The International Franchise Association President Steve Caldeira said back...
  • Vanity: This Prepper Movie Needs Our Support

    09/01/2015 6:51:19 PM PDT · by TheTimeOfMan · 7 replies
    YouTube ^ | Dec 8, 2014 | Savannah River Armory
    ***Episode 002 of Uncertain Tomorrow is now in motion. Our goal for Episode 002 is to expand on this storyline, but with several enhancements!
  • Mosby to have fundraiser days after pretrial hearings in Freddie Gray case

    09/01/2015 6:48:47 PM PDT · by markomalley · 6 replies
    Baltimore Sun ^ | 9/1/115 | Jean Marbella
    altimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby has a campaign fundraiser with tickets ranging from $250 to $1,000 scheduled for Sept. 16 — just days after key pre-trial hearings in her case against the police officers charged in Freddie Gray's arrest and death.The fundraiser's timing has sparked criticism, coming as it does after a judge is asked to rule on major issues such as whether the closely watched case should be tried outside the city, or even dismissed. Circuit Judge Barry Glenn Williams will hear motions Wednesday and on Sept. 10, and city officials have been preparing for any protests or unrest...
  • Emails show Clinton's close ties to teachers union

    09/01/2015 6:46:46 PM PDT · by markomalley · 4 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 9/1/15 | Sean Higgins
    Emails released by the State Department Monday night show that the leader of the American Federation of Teachers, one of the nation's top unions, had direct access to the office of then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Several emails show that requests from Tina Flournoy, union President Randi Weingarten's assistant at the time, for private meetings or phone calls were given priority by Clinton. For example, in a July 20, 2010, message to Clinton's private account "HDR22@clintonemail.com," Flournoy, using her American Federation of Teachers address, said: "Have a little issue I would like to discuss with you over the phone. Not...
  • Rowan County, Kentucky, Clerk Kim Davis releases statement [sodomite unions]

    09/01/2015 6:44:24 PM PDT · by markomalley · 48 replies
    WLWT ^ | 9/1/15 | Ben Petracco
    ROWAN COUNTY, Ky. —Late Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to extend the temporary stay of a federal court order involving Rowan County Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis.The federal court previously ordered Davis to issue marriage licenses to the plaintiffs who filed suit against her.Liberty Counsel represents Davis and appealed that order.The lower court order was temporarily stayed until Aug. 31, but now that the Supreme Court has declined to act, the stay of the order is no longer in effect.In light of these developments, Davis released the following statement:I have worked in the Rowan County Clerk's office for 27 years...
  • MH370 Mystery Continues: French Investigators Unable to Link Found Plane Debris to Missing Plane

    09/01/2015 6:43:37 PM PDT · by BlackVeil · 22 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 31 Aug 2015 | By Polly Mosendz
    In late July, about 3,800 miles away from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370's last known location, a piece of plane debris washed up. It was found on the coast of Réunion Island in the Indian Ocean and appeared to be part of a plane wing from a Boeing 777. MH370, which disappeared March 8, 2014 with 239 people on board, is a Boeing 777. Immediately, rumors began flying that the plane—or at least a piece of it—had been found. ...
  • Esquire's Pierce: Iowa Caucuses Controlled by 'Freakish Minority of Freakish' GOP

    09/01/2015 6:41:17 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 10 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Have conservatives caused the liberal media to totally crack up and reveal their utter contempt for those who disagree with them? In recent days we've seen Mike Barnicle declare that he wants to live "as far away as possible" from anti-establishment Republican voters, and Sirius host John Fugelsang contemptously call conservatives "rubes" that Fox News labors to keep in its "paddock." The cavalcade of liberal contempt for conservatives continued on Chris Hayes' MSNBC show tonight, as Esquire's Charlie Pierce described the Republican Iowa caucuses as being controlled "by a freakish minority of a freakish Republican party." View the video here.
  • 6 Soccer Players Arrested in Southwest Flight Ruckus

    09/01/2015 6:39:19 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 13 replies
    NBC San Diego ^ | Sep 1, 2015 | Rory Devine, R. Stickney
    Amarillo Police boarded the plane and removed six passengers described as “unruly”Members of a San Diego-based recreational soccer league were removed from a cross-country flight Monday and arrested on suspicion of federal charges. A dozen members of the San Diego Chaldean Soccer League were flying Southwest Airlines to Chicago’s Midway Airport for a tournament, friends tell NBC 7. A "level one threat" was declared onboard Flight 1522 and prompted pilots to divert the flight and its 117 passengers to Amarillo, Texas, just after 10 p.m., according to court documents. Southwest Airlines said in a statement that “several passengers traveling together...
  • Number Of Americans Living On $2-A-Day Doubles

    09/01/2015 6:37:50 PM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 27 replies
    cbs news 6 ok ^ | 9-1-2015
    By one dismal measure, America is joining the likes of Third World countries. The number of U.S. residents who are struggling to survive on just $2 a day has more than doubled since 1996, placing 1.5 million households and 3 million children in this desperate economic situation. That's according to "$2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America," a book from publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt that will be released on Sept. 1. The measure of poverty isn't arbitrary -- it's the threshold the World Bank uses to measure global poverty in the developed world. While it may be the...
  • McConnell to conservatives: Look, we don’t have the numbers in Senate to defund Planned Parenthood

    09/01/2015 6:35:26 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 55 replies
    Hotair ^ | 09/01/2015 | AllahPundit
    We do have the numbers to force a shutdown, but McConnell’s already ruled that out. I’m going to look on the bright side here: At least this guy’s trying to spare us another dismal episode of GOP failure theater. If we had a majority in the Senate that was prepared to dig in and have this fight on principle, no matter what the polls say, it’d be worth considering a shutdown. Obama might blink if it lasted long enough. Because we have the majority we have, there’s really no point. It’ll play out just as lefty Bill Scher says...
  • Kentucky Clerk Fighting Gay Marriage Has Wed Four Times (and troll zotted once)

    09/01/2015 6:32:02 PM PDT · by rickyrikardo · 50 replies
    US News and World Report ^ | September 1st, 2016 | Steven Nelson
    The Kentucky county clerk facing potentially stiff penalties for refusing to issue same-sex marriage licenses has been married four times, raising questions of hypocrisy and selective application of the Bible to her life. The marriages are documented in court records obtained by U.S. News, which show that Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis divorced three times, first in 1994, then 2006 and again in 2008. She gave birth to twins five months after divorcing her first husband. They were fathered by her third husband but adopted by her second. Davis worked at the clerk's office at the time of each divorce...