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  • Calif. mom claims retailer booted her for complaining about man in girls' restroom

    10/05/2015 1:11:31 PM PDT · by massmike · 4 replies ^ | 10/05/2015 | Perry Chiaramonte
    A California woman, who spoke to but asked not to be identified, said she was shopping with her 12-year-old daughter and the girl’s younger friend when her daughter told her what had happened moments earlier at an REI sporting goods store during a shopping trip in late August. “We started to drive to another store and she said to me, ‘Mom, I need to tell you something,’” said the woman. “I asked her what was wrong and she told me ‘A man used the bathroom while we were in there and it scared me.’” When the mother turned the...
  • Disney raises prices on Disney World and Disneyland annual passes [tr]

    10/05/2015 1:09:44 PM PDT · by C19fan · 5 replies
    AP and UK Daily Mail ^ | October 5, 2015 | Staff
    Walt Disney World and Disneyland have revamped their annual and season pass systems, raising prices and making changes. Disney has increased prices, with the passes including new benefits, such as free parking for annual pass holders, according to reports. The two-resort Premier Pass that includes access to both Walt Disney World and Disneyland is now selling for $1,439, up $340 from $1,099, according to Theme Park Insider.
  • The 'doomsday' weapon that could wipe out 90% of Americans

    10/05/2015 1:06:40 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 5 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 10/5/15 | Mark Prigg
    Controversial tech boss and presidential candidate John McAfee has warned a 'doomsday' electronic weapon could wipe out 90% of Americans and urged politicians to is the number one threat facing the country. McAfee, who recently announced he is running in 2016, wrote in a blog for Business Insider: 'Experts agree that an all out cyber attack, beginning with an EMP (electromagnetic pulse) attack on our electronic infrastructure, would wipe out 90% of the human population of this country within two years of the attack. 'That means the death of 270 million people within 24 months after the attack.' Read more:...
  • Could (deposed Australian conservative Prime Minister) Tony Abbott make a comeback?

    10/05/2015 1:02:03 PM PDT · by naturalman1975
    Courier-Mail (Brisbane, Australia) ^ | 4th October 2015 | Rowan Dead
    COULD Tony Abbott make a comeback? The Abbott-haters and the feral army of Twitter addicts who are so delighting in his downfall will pour their usual bile-laden scorn on such a suggestion, but they clearly don’t know their history. Political precedent tells us that Abbott returning to the leadership of the Liberal Party is not only possible, but worth punting a few bob on. Forget Abbott’s current unpopularity, because the public soon will. John Howard was publicly derided after he lost the 1987 election to the charismatic Bob Hawke, so much so that the Bulletin magazine, the trendy political rag...
  • Cops: Teen Accused of Killing, Raping His Teacher Said 'I Became the Teacher' After Murder

    10/05/2015 12:54:58 PM PDT · by SaveFerris · 37 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 3 hours ago | Inside Edition By Caitlin Nolan
    A teenager accused of brutally raping and killing his math teacher at school allegedly told police he "became the teacher" after she set him off with a "trigger" word. Philip Chism is headed to trial as an adult in Massachusetts on Wednesday. In 2013, he was charged for the murder, rape and robbery of his algebra teacher, 24-year-old Colleen Ritzer, who was found with her throat slit by a box cutter in the woods near their Danvers school. She was sexually assaulted twice, once with a stick, and a note was found nearby that read “I hate you all,” the...
  • Stop and Think About This Headline

    10/05/2015 12:54:49 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Rush ^ | October 5, 2015 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Try this headline in The Politico: "Illegal Immigrants Could Elect Hillary." Now, stop and think about that: "Illegal Immigrants Could Elect Hillary -- How non-citizens decrease Republican chances of winning the White House next year." That's published with absolutely no concern for the fact that we are talking about noncitizens, people here illegally voting. In fact, it's written as though it's just a standard, ordinary, everyday facet of our elections and campaigns, that on Election Day, illegal immigrants are going to vote. "Noncitizens." It's the word in the subhead. "Illegal immigrants -- along with other noncitizens without the right...
  • This Issue Is Complicated (53 "Gun Free" Chicago...) [Please +1 pic if you have acct]

    10/05/2015 12:53:41 PM PDT · by beaversmom · 4 replies
    IMGUR ^ | October 5, 2013 | icanthinkofusername
    Link to pic This is a pic I came across on IMGUR earlier today. If you have an Imgur account, please upvote. Imgur is a fun site for pics and gifs, but it runs whiny, silly liberal so it's important to support people that are not touting the leftist line.
  • The problem wasn’t Abbott or us. It’s Islam (Australia)

    10/05/2015 12:51:01 PM PDT · by naturalman1975
    Herald Sun (Melbourne Australia) ^ | 5th October 2015 | Andrew Bolt
    LAST Friday morning — just before Curtis Cheng was murdered — Malcolm Turnbull revealed he would be more sensitive in tackling terrorism. Gone would be “the blunt and often divisive language used by his predecessor Tony Abbott”, The Australian reported, clearly briefed by our new Prime Minister or his team. Abbott’s rude talk had just “alienated many in the ­Islamic community”, and “Mr Turnbull will adopt a new, more inclusive tone”. This was just what the media Left had claimed to want when it was looking for excuses to kick Abbott. How those journalists had savaged Abbott for what they...
  • Source: Philly threat tied to website that Ore. shooter may have used (Penn.: Another terrorist?)

    10/05/2015 12:49:43 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies
    The Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | October 4, 2015 | Joe Brandt
    Colleges and universities in and around Philadelphia are bolstering police patrols today after federal agencies notified them of a threat made on an Internet post. The threat was posted Friday on 4chan, the same website that carried postings threatening a school in the "northwest" the day before nine people were slain at an Oregon college, a law-enforcement source with knowledge of the Philly threat confirmed to the Daily News. "This is only the beginning, . . . " the Philly-area threat says. "On October 5, 2015 at 1:00 PM CT, a fellow robot will take up arms against a university...
  • Ted Cruz Readies New Iowa Push

    10/05/2015 12:49:17 PM PDT · by VinL · 6 replies
    NBCNews ^ | 10/5/15 | Vaugh Hillyard
    Texas Senator Ted Cruz spent much of the past several months focused on building his presidential campaign in Southern states and accumulating his financial war chest, but he's about bring his full attention to the first-in-the-nation caucus state. "When it comes to Iowa, we are all in," Cruz told an eager crowd of about 100 volunteers and supporters last month at the opening of his new headquarters in the state. Cruz is preparing for a three-day swing through 12 cities here next week - just his second trip to the state in nearly two months. "Others have spent more time...
  • Prague to send soldiers to Hungary to secure Europe's borders

    10/05/2015 12:48:04 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 9 replies
    The Czech Republic announced on Monday it would send soldiers and equipment to neighbouring Hungary to help secure Europe's borders in the face of an unprecedented influx of migrants. "About 25 soldiers" will be stationed in Hungary -- the migrants' main entry point to the European Union -- from October 15 to December 15, Czech Defence Minister Martin Stropnicky told reporters.
  • Q&A: How does the House elect a new speaker?

    10/05/2015 12:45:39 PM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 7 replies
    The Fresno Bee ^ | 10-5-2015 | MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press
    WASHINGTON - At noon on Thursday, Republicans will gather behind closed doors and vote by secret ballot for their candidate for the most powerful job in the House, a post that's second in line to the presidency — Speaker of the House. The Republican caucus — at 247, the largest majority in more than 80 years — will select its nominee to replace Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, who has announced he is stepping down at the end of October after nearly five years in the post. But that's not the final word. The full House — 435 Republicans and Democrats...
  • Official: Libya's Oil Output Down To 300,000 Bpd

    10/05/2015 12:37:30 PM PDT · by thackney · 9 replies
    Reuters via Rig Zone ^ | October 05, 2015 | Ahmed Elumami
    Libya's oil production has dropped to 300,000 barrels per day, less than a quarter of what it produced before the 2011 fall of Muammar Gaddafi, mostly because of insecurity and closed pipelines, a top official said. The North African state is caught in a conflict between two rival governments and their armed allies -- one internationally recognised, and the other a self-declared administration that took over Tripoli last year. Naji Moghrab, the top state oil official with the recognised government, told a local television channel late on Sunday output was at 300,000 bpd because of fighting between various armed factions...
  • Why We Question Your Motives on Guns, Mr. President

    10/05/2015 12:32:42 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    Rush ^ | October 5, 2015 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: But I want to, ladies and gentlemen, for the moment focus on the incident in Oregon involving guns. The president went out and spoke late Friday afternoon at the White House, had a press conference. During the Q&A, Jonathan Karl of ABC News said, "Back in July, Mr. President, you said that the gun issue has been the most frustrating of your presidency. We certainly heard that frustration from you last night. So in the last 15 months of your presidency, do you intend to do anything differently to get Congress to act or to do something about this...
  • Ben Carson Shares the Reason His Views on Gun Control Changed… You’re Going to Love it

    10/05/2015 12:24:03 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 11 replies ^ | 10/05/2015 | Jenna Leigh Richardson
    Following recent mass shootings such as Charleston, South Carolina and Roseburg, Oregon gun-grabbers are once again fighting with a renewed effort to disarm the American public.As Democrats such as Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton attempt to use these senseless tragedies as a means for political gain while ignoring the facts, the truth is undeniable… Our forefathers saw the writing on the wall. They knew that our freedoms would be tested, often times taken for granted, but more importantly they knew that ‘We the People’ needed a means to protect ourselves. That is exactly the same sentiment Dr. Carson shares in...
  • Guardian Author: My Child Did Not Know Guns are Real

    10/05/2015 12:23:22 PM PDT · by rightistight · 43 replies
    The Social Memo ^ | 10/5/15 | Aurelius
    The daughter of Guardian author Jessica Valenti did not know that guns existed "in real life." Valenti laments that she even has to tell her daughter "anything about guns," including confirming their existence. According to Valenti, her daughter five-years-old daughter Layla looked at a picture of Martin Luther King, Jr that hangs in her room and asked, "How did he die?" Valenti told her that he was killed by a man with a gun. "And that’s when she asked, shocked, if guns existed “in real life,”" and then asked why guns were "allowed." "The truth is that I resent that...
  • Dodger player’s brother shot, wounded in Woodland Hillls

    10/05/2015 12:23:18 PM PDT · by windcliff · 2 replies ^ | 10-5-15 | Alexander Nguyen
    The brother of Los Angeles Dodger relief pitcher Josh Ravin was shot and wounded in Woodland Hills, and police Monday were trying to find the suspect in the case. The Dodgers player blamed a “mentally unstable person” for the shooting of his brother. The shooting happened near 22901 Vanowen St., LAPD Officer Mike Lopez said. “A man in his 30s was shot multiple times,” Lopez said Sunday after the early morning shooting. “He was taken to a hospital in stable condition and remains in stable condition today.” Pitcher Josh Ravin posted several statements about the shooting of his brother, Joel...
  • CC Sabathia: I have a drinking problem and need help

    10/05/2015 12:23:10 PM PDT · by oh8eleven · 24 replies
    NY Post ^ | October 5, 2015 | Justin Terranova
    Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia announced he is checking himself into an alcohol rehab center. The team released the shocking statement Monday, one day before the Yankees start their postseason against the Astros in the wild-card game.
  • Bloodbath: ‘Los Angeles Times’ To Cut 10% of Staff

    10/05/2015 12:18:35 PM PDT · by Rockitz · 46 replies ^ | 5 Oct 2015 | John Nolte
    While it may be impossible to believe that an upstanding newspaper like The Los Angeles Times, a trusted and beloved publication that describes half-black men as “white supremacists,” is having financial troubles, the fact is that a bloodbath involving at least 10% of newsroom staffers is underway. The Los Angeles Times staff will be reduced from 500 to around 450, and buyouts are being offered, but not really. There’s some severance and an additional amount that equals a week’s pay for every year of employment. This sounds like less of a buyout than a small incentive to avoid being laid...
  • U.S. sees Russia readying ground campaign in Syria

    10/05/2015 12:17:44 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 26 replies
    CNN ^ | 10-5-2015 | Barbara Starr
    The latest U.S. assessment of Moscow's activity in western Syria indicates Russia has moved several ground combat weapons and troops into the area to potentially back up Syrian forces in the field planning to attack anti-regime forces, according to two U.S. defense officials. The U.S. views the move as Russia "stepping up its ground activity" in Syria to attack those forces, rather than ISIS elements, according to one of the officials. It's believed the Russians are positioning the weapons to be able to support a Syrian ground offensive, the officials said. The equipment includes several piece of artillery, as well...
  • Drive-By Narrative: Trump to Drop Out When He Falls in the Polls

    10/05/2015 12:14:42 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 24 replies
    Rush ^ | October 5, 2015 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: The Drive-By Media's got it in its head that it's over, Trump's finished, and he's gonna drop out at some point. Even though he's still leading in every poll, they've assumed a position here that there is an inevitability to Trump dropping out. It's just gonna happen. They thought it would happen by now. They've tried to make it happen by now and before today, but it hasn't. So they're just assuming that it hasn't happened, and that has become the narrative surrounding the Trump campaign. In fact, they're even getting Trump to talk about it. You know, Trump...
  • 4 More Cases of Voter Fraud in America

    10/05/2015 12:12:00 PM PDT · by detective · 9 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | September 30, 2015 | Jason Snead
    The 2016 election year is almost upon us, and Americans of all stripes are preparing for a drawn out political season. Republicans and Democrats will be going to the polls in droves to select their parties’ nominees—and eventually to select the nation’s most powerful political figure. With so much on the line, the integrity of the electoral system must be ensured. Voters have to be confident that the results reflect the will of the people, or the whole democratic system is undermined.
  • Dunkin' Donuts Employee Writes '#Blacklivesmatter' on Police Officer's Coffee Cup (Rhode Island)

    10/05/2015 12:10:09 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 33 replies
    Eater ^ | October 5, 2015 | Khushbu Shah
    The union called the move "unacceptable and discouraging." A Rhode Island police union is outraged over what a Dunkin' Donuts employee wrote on an officer's coffee cup. According to Go Local Prov, a Providence police officer purchased a coffee Friday night from a local Dunkin' Donuts. A Facebook post (which does not appear to be public) from fellow police officer William O'Donnell claims that the employee was "immediately rude, and didn't appear to want to serve" his co-worker who was in uniform. Upon leaving, the unnamed police officer noticed that his coffee had "#blacklivesmatter" scrawled across it in marker. (IMAGE-AT-LINK)...
  • Gun control group wants Oregon sheriff fired

    10/05/2015 12:09:35 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 13 replies
    The Hill ^ | October 5, 2015 | Tim Devaney
    A prominent gun control advocate is calling for the resignation of the Oregon sheriff leading the investigation into the recent shooting who he labeled a pro-gun “conspiracy theorist.” Douglas County sheriff John Hanlin ruffled feathers with gun control groups after it came to light that he sent Vice President Joe Biden a letter in January 2013 threatening not to enforce stronger gun laws. According to reports, Hanlin also posted a conspiracy video on his Facebook page suggesting the government was behind the Sandy Hook elementary school shooting as well as the 9/11 terrorist attacks in a coordinated effort to “disarm...
  • Nuclear power plants in ‘culture of denial’ over hacking risk

    10/05/2015 12:01:06 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 9 replies
    Financial Times ^ | 10/5/15 | Sam Jones
    High quality global journalism requires investment. Please share this article with others using the link below, do not cut & paste the article. See our Ts&Cs and Copyright Policy for more detail. Email to buy additional rights. Nuclear power plants around the world are harboring a “culture of denial” about the risks of cyber hacking, with many failing to protect themselves against digital attacks, a review of the industry has warned. A focus on safety and high physical security means that many nuclear facilities are blind to the risks of cyber attacks, according to the report by think-tank...
  • He Watched Wolves Attack And Kill His Livestock, Could Do Nothing Because Of A Fed Court Ruling

    10/05/2015 11:58:54 AM PDT · by SJackson · 74 replies
    Off the Grid News ^ | June 5, 2015 | Daniel Jennings
    Gray wolves are killing cattle and family pets in Minnesota, Michigan and Wisconsin, and all residents can do is stand by and watch thanks to a federal judge’s ruling. In December, US District Judge Beryl Howell overturned the Obama administration’s decision to take the gray wolf in the Great Lakes states off the endangered species list, The Detroit Free Press reported. Howell’s action effectively banned hunting and trapping of wolves in those states. Farmer Miles Kuschel watched a pack of six wolves surround his cattle on Easter, but decided not to shoot because of the ruling. When he came back,...
  • With Russia’s Dep. Army Chief due in Israel, Moscow posts 64 S-300 ship-to-air missiles...

    10/05/2015 11:55:45 AM PDT · by amorphous · 46 replies
    Debka.Com ^ | 5 Oct 2015
    Russia’s deputy chief of staff, Gen. Nikolay Bogdanovsky, accompanied by a large military delegation, arrives in Israel for a two-day visit on Tuesday, Oct. 6, to discuss increased coordination between the two militaries. However, Moscow seems to be sending Jerusalem an altogether different message: Friday, Oct. 2, the Russian Defense Ministry announced the surprise deployment of Navy cruiser, the Moskva, armed with 64 advanced anti-aircraft missiles S-300 ship-to-air missiles opposite the Syrian coastal town of Latakia. debkafile’s military sources point out that Russia, without saying so publicly, has thus created an effective no-fly zone over most of Syria, most of...
  • Letter #41, 2015: The One Thing

    10/05/2015 11:54:54 AM PDT · by NYer · 2 replies
    Inside the Vatican ^ | October 5, 2015 | Robert Moynihan
    October 5, 2015, Monday — The One Thing“And he comes, moving slowly like a serpent, and makes those three proposals to Jesus: “If you are God, son of God, there are stones, you’re hungry, change them into bread”; “If you are the Son of God, why so much effort? Come with me to the terrace of the temple and thrown yourself down, and people will see this miracle and effortlessly you will be recognized as the Son of God”; the devil tries to seduce him and, in the end, as he could not seduce him, the last temptation: “Let’s be...
  • Tobyhanna teen, 15, charged with raping, stabbing woman, 83; victim in medically induced coma

    10/05/2015 11:54:31 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies
    The Pocono Record ^ | October 2, 2015 | Beth Brelje, managing editor
    Azaiah WilliamsA 15-year-old Monroe County boy has been jailed and charged as an adult with raping, stabbing and robbing an 83-year-old woman after knocking on her door and asking to use the phone. Honesdale-based state police say Azaiah Williams, of Tobyhanna, attacked the woman on Sept. 24, but he was not charged until Thursday after police say they found her credit card on him and he acknowledged the attack in a police interview. Williams didn't comment after his arraignment Thursday and his public defender didn't immediately return a call. Wayne County District Attorney Janine Edwards says the woman remains in...
  • Politifact just broke logic with its latest ‘fact check’ on Planned Parenthood and mammograms

    10/05/2015 11:53:29 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 13 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 10/5/15 | Ben Johnson
    Trigger warning: People upset by accounts of extreme stupidity and politically craven spin may want to skip this column. Even people with a really even temperament may want to apply a layer of duct tape to their foreheads at once. That Planned Parenthood does not perform mammograms is indisputable. Its officials admit it; its president has even confessed as much before Congress under oath. But when a pro-life advocate says the same thing, PolitiFact, the self-appointed arbiter of truth and falsehood on the political scene, officially rated his comments "half-true." The controversy began when Casey Mattox, senior counsel with the...
  • White House: Obama Preparing More Executive Actions on Gun Control

    10/05/2015 11:51:40 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 50 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10-5-2015 | Charlie Spiering
    The White House confirmed that President Obama was preparing a series of executive actions on gun control to match his recent passion on the issue after the latest mass shooting in Oregon. “It’s a high priority and will continue to be until we start to see more progress on this issue in this town,” White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest told reporters today at the press briefing. Earnest said he would “quibble” with anyone who criticized the president for not voicing any specific gun control proposals during his press conference, asserting that the White House was working behind the scenes...
  • "The R'lyeh Connection" (Filk parody of "The Rainbow Connection") - VANITY

    10/05/2015 11:50:37 AM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 25 replies
    Me, via YouTube (as Hopalong Ginsberg) ^ | 10/5/15 | Me, as "Hopalong Ginsberg"
    Yes, I parodied a beloved musical classic as a hymn to everyone's favorite eldritch abomination. No, I have no soul. I write and record my music under the stage name of Hopalong Ginsberg. (Make your own Ruth Bader Ginsburg joke if you absolutely must.) For a free MP3 download of "The R'lyeh Connection," click either here or here.
  • Bracing for the Synod…Means, Motive, and Opportunity

    10/05/2015 11:42:06 AM PDT · by BlatherNaut · 1 replies
    The Remnant Newspaper ^ | 10/5/15 | Patrick Archbold
    A few weeks back, I happened upon an article from Catholic Answer’s own Karl Keating in which he speculated upon the possibility that Pope Francis might resign in a year or so in acceptance of his own limitations and suitability to the role. While that is certainly an interesting topic, it was not that part of the article that greatly interested me. After making fair and respectful critique of Pope Francis’ communication style and general suitability to the role of Vicar of Christ, Mr. Keating makes the following remarks: "I don’t think it [retirement] would be before October’s synod. He...
  • Pope says Church can't be 'museum', must be open to change

    10/05/2015 11:40:10 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 48 replies
    Reuters ^ | October 5, 2015 | Philip Pullella
    Pope Francis told a Roman Catholic meeting on family issues on Monday that the Church should not be a stuffy "museum of memories" but have the courage to change if that was what God wanted. Francis urged bishops at the start of a three-week gathering, known as a synod, to humbly empty themselves of conventions and prejudices. They should not "point fingers at the others to judge them" or feel superior to those with different ideas. In a passage that appeared to be directed at unbending traditionalists, the pope said bishops should beware the "hardening of some hearts, which despite...
  • Florida Senate Candidate Drank Goat Blood

    10/05/2015 11:38:31 AM PDT · by markomalley · 37 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 10-5-15 | Adam Kredo
    A Senate candidate in Florida is coming under fire for participating in pagan rituals involving the slaughter of a goat and the drinking of its blood, according to local news reports. Augustus Sol Invictus, who is running as a Libertarian in Florida, “killed a goat and drank its blood” two years ago as part of a pagan ritual that took place in the Mojave Desert, according to the Orlando Sentinel. Invictus, who stands accused of “brutally and sadistically” dismembering a goat, also has faced criticism for “trying to recruit neo-Nazis” into the Libertarian Party, according to the report. “I did sacrifice a...
  • REDUX: President Obama Welcomes His New Muslim Brotherhood Bodyguards.

    10/05/2015 11:37:15 AM PDT · by DanMiller
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | October 5, 2015 | Dan Miller
    This is a redux of a satirical article I posted on February 18, 2013. It is based on the following theses advanced, overtly or sub silentio, by Imam Obama: Islam is the true Religion of Peace and seeks, for the betterment of all humanity, to eliminate the savagery of false religions. Members of the Muslim Brotherhood are highly respected for their religious and hence peaceful nature and also for dealing fairly but firmly with all enemies of truth and justice. While announcing his courageous presidential initiative vis a vis the Muslim Brotherhood, President Obama also stated that He is reaching...
  • Mummification Practiced in Bronze Age Britain

    10/05/2015 11:35:06 AM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 4 replies
    New York Times ^ | October 5, 2015 | By SINDYA N. BHANOO
    Mummification was widely practiced in what is now Britain throughout the Bronze Age, a new study reports. Archaeologists used microscopic bone analysis to study 34 human remains from Britain dating to the Bronze Age, spanning from 2200 B.C. to 750 B.C., and compared them with known mummies in northern Yemen and Ireland. The pattern of erosion in 16 of the British skeletons was consistent with that of the known mummies. “Since it was widespread in Britain, there’s no reason to think that it wasn’t a common practice in Bronze Age societies across Europe,” said Tom Booth, an archaeologist at the...
  • Parramatta Shooting Victim Curtis Cheung Gunned Down by 15-yo Radicalized Muslim Youth

    10/05/2015 11:34:20 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 21 replies
    Why was this 'admired and gentle' father-of-two brutally gunned down in cold blood? Accountant Curtis Cheng, 58, was shot by Farhad Jabar Khalil Mohammad, 15 Detectives said Iranian-born teenager's actions were linked to terrorism Police are now probing why Curtis Cheng, 58, was targeted by lone gunman Farhad Jabar Khalil Mohammad in a 'brutal' and 'callous murder' on Friday. He was 'just leaving work' at the police headquarters in Parramatta, Sydney, when he was shot in the back of the head by the Iranian-born youth - who was then gunned down by officers. Mr Cheng, who worked in the Finance...
  • Hill-mentum! The excitement is palpable at Clinton’s New Hampshire town hall [photo]

    10/05/2015 11:32:16 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 46 replies ^ | 10/05/2015 | Twitchy Staff
    Hillary Clinton has brought her high energy campaign to New Hampshire:
  • iOS malware YiSpecter: NO iPHONE IS SAFE

    10/05/2015 11:30:57 AM PDT · by Swordmaker · 14 replies
    The Register (UK) ^ | October 5, 2015 | by John Leyden
    World where only jailbroken iThings were vulnerable is 'thing of the past' The first iOS malware capable of attacking both non-jailbroken and jailbroken devices has surfaced online.The mobile malware nasty - YiSpecter - hooks into private APIs in the iOS system to implement malicious actions has been in the wild for at least 10 months, mostly in China and Taiwan, since November 2014 if not earlier. YiSpecter uses a battery of unusual tricks to spread itself. Distribution tactics include hijacking of traffic from nationwide ISPs, a worm on Windows, and an offline app installation and a community promotion. Initially the...
  • Lesbian bishop: 'Remove crosses from church'

    10/05/2015 11:30:11 AM PDT · by detective · 36 replies
    WND ^ | 10/05/2015 | Leo Hohmann
    The world’s first lesbian bishop of a mainstream Christian denomination has put forth a call for one of the country’s seaport churches to remove its crosses as to make it less offensive to Muslims. Bishop Eva Brunne of the Lutheran Church of Sweden has proposed to remove the Christian symbols of the Seamen’s Church in Freeport to make it more inviting for visiting sailors from other religions, according to a report by, a Stockholm-based news outlet. Read more at
  • Police Respond to Threat at RCC in Grants Pass (Oregon)

    10/05/2015 11:28:23 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    KDRV-TV ^ | October 5, 2015 | Julia Moore
    11:23AM UPDATE: All schools in the Three Rivers School District are on a lock-in as a direct result of the threat at Rogue Community College. Parents cannot pick up their kids. 10:48AM UPDATE: RCC says on their Facebook page to evacuate all RCC campuses. GRANTS PASS, Ore. – Multiple law enforcement agencies are responding to reports of a security threat at Rogue Community College's Redwood Campus in Grants Pass. An RCC representive said they received a security threat, but that it's unconfirmed at this point. RCC said on their Twitter to evacuate the campus immediately. The emergency alert system has...
  • Planned Parenthood Denies Possibility of Abortion Survivors [semi-satire]

    10/05/2015 11:26:02 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 1 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 4 Oct 2015 | John Semmens
    Planned Parenthood’s chief executive officer Cecile Richards told Congressional investigators that she had never heard of such a thing as an “abortion survivor,” calling the concept “totally nonsensical.” “When a woman comes to us to terminate her pregnancy it would be a gross dereliction of duty if we were to permit a fetus to survive the procedure,” she said. “We take every conceivable precaution to ensure that this doesn’t happen.” One precaution that Richards touted as fool proof was the harvesting of organs from the fetus. “Once the fetus has been dismembered and the organs extracted there is no chance...
  • Police Chief: Delinquent Muslim Migrants Don’t Integrate, Generally Disrespect Western Cultures

    10/05/2015 11:23:05 AM PDT · by don-o · 28 replies
    A German police commissioner has told an audience of how “delinquent”, mainly Muslim migrants refuse to accommodate to their host nations, adding: “We have an increasing number of migrants in Germany, and many have not learned to have respect for women and the state. They live in parallel societies, where different rules apply.” Tania Kambouri, who has written of her experiences in her role as a police chief in a new book, said that there is a “taboo” around multiculturalism and those coming from Islamic countries, though she was keen to stress that her comments were not racially motivated, according...
  • Boehner postpones votes for House majority leader, whip positions

    10/05/2015 11:22:37 AM PDT · by GIdget2004 · 20 replies
    Politico ^ | 10/05/2015 | JAKE SHERMAN and JOHN BRESNAHAN
    Speaker John Boehner postponed the election of majority leader and majority whip until next month, a blow to Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.) who announced Sunday night he had the votes to win the race. The House Republican Conference will still choose its nominee for speaker of the House Thursday, and the full chamber will vote on the next speaker on Oct. 29. This could help take some of the pressure off House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), the favorite to replace Boehner. The delay gives more time for conservatives to find a candidate to run against Scalise and Georgia Rep....
  • Obama up against growing support for a no-fly zone in Syria (Fiorina: Prepare to fight Russians)

    10/05/2015 11:21:16 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 29 replies
    CBS News ^ | 10/5/15 | REBECCA KAPLAN
    Russia has been stepping up its involvement in the Syrian civil war - culminating in airstrikes last week that may have targeted not just ISIS, but also rebels opposing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Meanwhile, the Syrian refugee crisis continues unabated, with a massive influx of Syrians overwhelming Turkey and Europe. To address this, lawmakers and presidential candidates alike - including the president's former secretary of state, Hillary Clinton, say the U.S. should respond with a no-fly zone, which is not a tactic President Obama is willing to pursue right now. -snip- And in an interview on Fox News last week,...
  • Where Are The Million New Manufacturing Jobs Obama Promised?

    10/05/2015 11:18:05 AM PDT · by expat_panama · 21 replies
    Investors Busniness Daily ^ | 10/02/2015 | Editorial
    Factory Jobs: The anemic September jobs report was bad news for anyone hoping that the economy had turned a corner. But it was even worse news for manufacturing, which is on a two-month losing streak. Manufacturing shed 9,000 jobs last month on top of the 18,000 lost in August, completely erasing the gains made so far this year. Since January 2013, the industry has gained only 338,000. All this flies in the face of President Obama's repeated promise in 2012 that if reelected, he would create 1 million new manufacturing jobs by the end of his second term. Obama said...
  • BREAKING NEWS: American Airlines captain dies at the controls despite desperate efforts..

    10/05/2015 11:14:32 AM PDT · by PROCON · 44 replies ^ | Oct. 5, 2015 | John Hutchinson
    An airline captain has reportedly died at the controls despite a flight attendant with medical training trying to revive him. In a recording, the first officer is heard radioing in the emergency to ground control explaining that the captain has become 'incapacitated.' American Airlines flight 550 was en-route to Boston from Phoenix earlier this morning when the pilot was taken ill at the controls. An air stewardess - apparently a former nurse - fought to save his life but to no avail.
  • Palestinians: Why Our Leaders Are Hypocrites and Liars

    10/05/2015 11:14:05 AM PDT · by SJackson · 8 replies
    gatestoneinstitute ^ | October 5th, 2015 | Bassam Tawil
    Palestinians: Why Our Leaders Are Hypocrites and Liars by Bassam Tawil October 4, 2015 at 5:00 am We contaminate our mosques with our own hands and feet, and then blame Jews for desecrating Islamic holy sites. If anyone is desecrating Islamic holy sites, it is those who bring explosives, stones and firebombs into Al-Aqsa Mosque. The Jews who visit the Temple Mount do not bring with them stones, bombs or clubs. It is young Muslim men who are desecrating our holy sites with their "filthy feet." ◾These leaders, including Abbas himself, are not willing to send their own children and...
  • Former DOJ Head Michael Mukasey Hits Obama’s DOJ Voting Section

    10/05/2015 11:11:50 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 15 replies
    PJ Media ^ | October 5, 2015 | J. Christian Adams
    He attacks Obama's co-opting of the DOJ for the advancement of leftism, not justice. Former Attorney General Michael Mukasey delivered a sharp criticism of the Obama Justice Department, particularly the DOJ Voting Section, in a speech republished in Hillsdale College’s Imprimis . In a broadside aimed at the Obama-era DOJ, Mukasey hits the department’s biased and partisan law enforcement policies. Mukasey’s speech should be required reading for every presidential campaign. Mukasey revisits the dismissal of the voter intimidation case against the New Black Panther Party by Eric Holder and other political appointees shortly after the 2009 inauguration: During the 2008...