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  • Walker Shines in New Hampshire

    04/19/2015 6:01:28 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife
    The Weekly Standard ^ | April 19, 2015 | Stephen F. Hayes
    "...Walker expanded the stump speech he had given in Iowa back in January, a coming out party of sorts, that propelled him to co-frontrunner status in national and early-state polling. The new content made clear that Walker is a hawk and that in a Walker presidency the United States would not only reengage with the world but would project its power without reservation. He called the war on radical Islam and “generational” war and scorched Barack Obama for his ambivalence on the threat. “We’re going to bring the fight to them and fight on their soil and not ours." Walker’s...
  • The EU’s asylum policy is to blame for the tragedy unfolding in the Mediterranean

    04/19/2015 5:58:13 AM PDT · by Wiz-Nerd · 1 replies
    The Spectator ^ | 19 April 2015 | Olenka Hamilton
    As the leading article in The Spectator this week pointed out, thousands of people are fleeing war and anarchy in Africa and setting sail across the Mediterranean bound for Europe. The latest tragedy comes today, after a boat carrying between 500 and 700 migrants from Libya capsized. So far, only 28 people have been rescued. Coaxed by traffickers who demand huge sums, refugees have been piling into rickety boats which often disintegrate en route. Aid groups, human rights activists, the pope and the EU itself all say the EU-funded rescue operation Triton is inadequate. Well, they’re right in a way,...
  • College Like Kindergarten? Students Need Cookies, Coloring Books, Bubbles, Play-Doh, Blankies

    04/19/2015 5:54:30 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 5 replies
    Christian Post ^ | April 16, 2015 | Napp Nazworth
    Higher education professionals are dismayed at the growing number of students who expect their universities to protect their tender emotions from over-stimulation. If you graduated from college in the previous millennium, you may be unaware that many students now believe that college professors and administrators should protect them from, rather than expose them to, ideas they disagree with, especially ideas that disturb them. Much of the recent debate over the current state of college campuses was spurred by Judith Shulevitz's March 21 op-ed in The New York Times, "In College and Hiding From Scary Ideas." The Brown University campus, Shulevitz...
  • Shroud of Turin Returns for Public Viewing

    04/19/2015 5:52:09 AM PDT · by marshmallow
    Deutsche Welle ^ | 4/19/15 | AFP
    The Shroud of Turin will be displayed for the first time in five years on Sunday. More than a million people have signed up to view one of Christianity's most celebrated relics. Pilgrims believe the Shroud of Turin, measuring 4.3 meters (14 feet) in length, was the cloth used to bury Jesus Christ. The most-talked about piece of linen in history, the shroud imprinted with an image of a man who appears to have been crucified, will go on display from April 19 until June 24 at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in the north of Italy. Public...
  • Boys Want Father Figures, SEALs Deliver

    04/19/2015 5:51:02 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 2 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 19, 2015 | Katie Kieffer
    Not every boy wants a pony, a truck or a puppy; but every boy wants and needs a father figure in his life. When a young boy loses his father during military service, the loss can be crushing. Had his father not volunteered to be one of the 1% of Americans who serve in uniform, he could have grown up with a male role model by his side to set an example of courage and to celebrate his achievements. Let me tell you the story of Operation 300, a non-profit organization that helps children cope with the loss of a...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(4/19/15)[Prayer]

    04/19/2015 5:40:04 AM PDT · by left that other site · 2 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 4/19/15 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Samuel New International Version (NIV) 16 Saul and his son Jonathan and the men with them were staying in Gibeahin Benjamin, while the Philistines camped at Mikmash. 17 Raiding parties went out from the Philistine camp in three detachments. One turned toward Ophrah in the vicinity of Shual, 18 another toward Beth Horon, and the third toward the borderland overlooking the Valley of Zeboyim facing the wilderness. 19 Not a blacksmith could be found in the whole land of Israel, because the Philistines had said, “Otherwise the Hebrews will make swords or...
  • Iran marks Army Day with cries of ‘Death to Israel, US’ (Video of annual military parade)

    04/19/2015 5:38:18 AM PDT · by Dave346 · 5 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | April 18, 2015, 6:54 pm
    Iran on Saturday marked Army Day with a military parade featuring new weapons systems, as well as a truck carrying a massive banner reading “Death to Israel.” A televised broadcast of the parade was punctuated by repeated cries of “Death to America” and “Death to Israel.” “If Israel makes a mistake,” the announcer on Iran television said during the broadcast, as heavy trucks carrying armored personnel carriers rolled past, “those in Tel Aviv and Haifa will not sleep at night, not one person.” Broadcast on national television, military brass and political leaders, foremost President Hassan Rouhani, attended the procession south...
  • Playing The Field

    04/19/2015 5:30:32 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 19, 2015 | Derek Hunter
    It’s going to be a crowded field for the Republican nomination for president. Liberals will make “clown car” jokes during the first few events where they appear together. And they might not be that far off the mark, to be honest. Every election season someone says something so stupid it makes your face look like you just had a lemon unexpectedly shoved in your mouth. Unfortunately that someone is usually a Republican. Oh, Democrats say stupid and counterproductive things too, but they aren’t broadcast on a loop to the tens of millions of Americans who can name more “Real Housewives”...
  • Iran rules out inspections of military sites (again)

    04/19/2015 5:29:49 AM PDT · by Dave346 · 4 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | April 19, 2015, 1:46 pm
    A senior commander in Iran’s Revolutionary Guard said Sunday that inspectors would be barred from military sites under any nuclear agreement with world powers. Gen. Hossein Salami, the Guard’s deputy leader, said on state TV that allowing the foreign inspection of military sites is tantamount to “selling out.” “We will respond with hot lead (bullets) to those who speak of it,” Salami said. “Iran will not become a paradise for spies. We will not roll out the red carpet for the enemy.” Iran and six world powers — the US, the UK, France, Germany, China and Russia — have reached...
  • America's 5 Worst Wartime Presidents

    04/19/2015 5:26:29 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    The National Interest ^ | 04/18/2015 | Robert W. Merry
    No presidential decision is as politically hazardous as the war decision. That’s because voters are quicker and more ferocious in turning on their chief executives when wars go awry than when events become troublesome in other areas of governance. Woe be to the president who finds himself in a war he can’t win and can’t get out of, or finds that the price of war far outweighs the promised benefits, or learns that the rationale for war doesn’t hold up. Herewith, then, a catalogue of the country’s five worst wartime presidents, men who took their country to war, or continued...
  • PM Netanyahu's Remarks at the Start of the Weekly Cabinet Meeting (comments on Iran military parade)

    04/19/2015 5:20:04 AM PDT · by Dave346 · 2 replies
    PMO ^ | 19/04/2015 | Benjamin Netanyahu
    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made the following remarks at the start of the weekly Cabinet meeting: "Israel views with utmost gravity the supply of S-300 missiles from Russia to Iran, especially at a time when Iran is stepping up its aggression in the region and around the borders of the State of Israel. Israel also views with utmost gravity the fact that there is no reference to this aggression in the agreement being made between the major powers and Iran. There is no stipulation that this aggression be halted, whether at the start of the agreement or as a condition...
  • Greenfield: The Death of the Left

    04/19/2015 5:17:33 AM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 25 replies
    Sultan Knish blog ^ | Saturday, April 18, 2015 | Daniel Greenfield
    Saturday, April 18, 2015 The Death of the Left Posted by Daniel Greenfield @ the Sultan Knish blog The left is winning, but for the left winning is indistinguishable from dying. The West didn’t defeat Communism; it held it at bay long enough for it to defeat itself. The Soviet Union and the People’s Republic of China crushed Communism more decisively than Goldwater could have ever dreamed of. The embargo didn’t turn Cuba into a hellhole whose main tourism industry is inviting progressive Canadian pedophiles to rape its children. Castro did that with help from the dead guy on the...
  • Poll FReep -- KESQ poll if 2016 POTUS election were held today

    04/19/2015 4:48:43 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 23 replies
    KESQ ^ | April 2015 | unattributed
    1. If you had to choose today, which one of the confirmed candidates running for president would get your vote?
  • Planet spotted deep within our galaxy: One of the most distant planets known

    04/19/2015 4:46:01 AM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 4 replies
    ScienceDaily ^ | April 14, 2015 | Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
    NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has teamed up with a telescope on the ground to find a remote gas planet about 13,000 light-years away, making it one of the most distant planets known.
  • Palaeolithic remains show cannibalistic habits of human ancestors

    04/19/2015 4:41:17 AM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 16 replies
    ScienceDaily ^ | April 16, 2015 | Natural History Museum
    Analysis of ancient cadavers recovered at a famous archaeological site confirm the existence of a sophisticated culture of butchering and carving human remains, according to a team of scientists from the Natural History Museum, University College London, and a number of Spanish universities.
  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 19 April 2015

    04/19/2015 4:40:25 AM PDT · by Alas Babylon! · 21 replies
    Various driveby media television networks ^ | 19 April 2015 | Various Self-Serving Politicians and Big Media Screaming Faces
    The Talk Shows April 19th, 2015 Guests to be interviewed today on major television talk shows: FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): Sens. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and Bernie Sanders, I-Vt.MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Govs. John Kasich, R-Ohio, and Terry McAuliffe, D-Va.; Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah.FACE THE NATION (CBS): Sens. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Joe Manchin, D-W.Va.; former Gov. Martin O'Malley, D-Md.THIS WEEK (ABC): Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas; Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo.STATE OF THE UNION (CNN): Sens. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., and Ben Cardin, D-Md.; former Sen. Jim Webb, D-Va.; Ali Rezaian, whose brother Jason, a Washington Post correspondent, is jailed in Iran.
  • 3D CROSSES CZECH BORDER AND BISECTS REICH; MAGDEBURG WON; CANADIANS AT ZUIDER ZEE (4/19/45)

    04/19/2015 4:23:46 AM PDT · by Homer_J_Simpson · 10 replies
    Microfilm-New York Times archives, Monterey Public Library | 4/19/45 | Drew Middleton, Frederick Graham, John MacCormac, Milton Bracker, George E. Jones, Lindesay Parrott
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  • Reaganite's SUNDAY FUNNIES

    04/19/2015 4:22:04 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 3 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 19 April 2015 | Reaganite Republican
    More at Reaganite Republican
  • French frigate to recreate Lafayette's voyage to US

    04/19/2015 4:16:16 AM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 13 replies
    France 24 ^ | 2015-04-18 | Video by FRANCE 3; Text by NEWS WIRES
    A replica of the French navy frigate Hermione that brought General Lafayette to America to rally rebels fighting Britain in the US war of independence, will set sail for the United States again on Saturday, 235 years after the original crossing.
  • Truth Behind Alleged Marriage of ISIS Member with 7-Year-Old Girl (2014 Propaganda Article)

    04/19/2015 4:15:29 AM PDT · by BCW · 17 replies
    Morocco World News ^ | 18 August 2014 | Youssef Sourgo
    The picture shows an ISIS member, seemingly in his thirties, with a seven-year-old, crying girl, who had been interpreted as his bride. The photo sparked widespread condemnation on social media before a video on YouTube proved it to be a hoax.
  • Astronomy Picture of the Day -- Ring Galaxy AM 0644-741 from Hubble

    04/19/2015 4:10:07 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 5 replies
    NASA ^ | April 19, 2015 | (see photo credit)
    Explanation: How could a galaxy become shaped like a ring? The rim of the blue galaxy pictured on the right is an immense ring-like structure 150,000 light years in diameter composed of newly formed, extremely bright, massive stars. That galaxy, AM 0644-741, is known as a ring galaxy and was caused by an immense galaxy collision. When galaxies collide, they pass through each other -- their individual stars rarely come into contact. The ring-like shape is the result of the gravitational disruption caused by an entire small intruder galaxy passing through a large one. When this happens, interstellar gas and...
  • Fanfare as replica frigate sails to US [Video]

    04/19/2015 4:06:16 AM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 3 replies
    BBC ^ | 2015-04-19 | BBC
    A replica of an 18th century French warship has set sail from France for the United States.
  • TIME TO GET READY FOR CHURCH

    04/19/2015 4:00:49 AM PDT · by knarf · 2 replies
    The Holy Spirit ^ | April 19, 2015 | knarf
    It's that time againWinter's done, the garden's been started, the week is over ...Let's go listen to a love letter read from Dad Time For Church
  • Russian Volunteers For First Human Head Transplant Operation

    04/19/2015 3:55:14 AM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 19 replies
    Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) ^ | April 15, 2015 | Based on reporting by Mail Online, Medical News Today, and RT
    A 30-year-old Russian man with a degenerative disease has volunteered for the world’s first human head transplant operation. Researchers have seriously questioned the feasibility of the operation proposed by Italian surgeon Sergio Canavero. But Valery Spiridonov, a computer scientist from the Russian town of Vladimir, about 160 kilometers east of Moscow, says he wants to undergo the operation within the next two years.
  • Lukashenka Declines Invitation To Moscow Victory Day Parade

    04/19/2015 3:49:10 AM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 1 replies
    Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) ^ | April 18, 2015 | Based on reporting by TASS and Sputnik News
    Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka says he will travel to Moscow to participate in events marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe on May 7 and 8, but he will not attend a Victory Day military parade in the Russian capital on May 9. In an interview with Russia's ITAR-TASS, Lukashenka said he will preside over a Victory Day parade in Minsk on May 9 instead.
  • Kyiv Lists Russian Military Units Allegedly In Ukraine

    04/19/2015 3:44:42 AM PDT · by WhiskeyX
    Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) ^ | April 18, 2015 | Based on reporting by AFP and lugansk-news.com
    Ukraine's army chief of staff has listed for the first time some of the specific Russian military units alleged to be fighting against Kyiv alongside pro-Moscow rebels in eastern Ukraine. Viktor Muzhenko, in an interview published by Ukraine's Defense Ministry on April 18, said, "Regular Russian army troops are still in Ukraine" despite a cease-fire agreement signed in February which ordered the withdrawal of foreign fighters from the front line. Russia has repeatedly denied claims by Kyiv and the West that it is arming and sending troops to help separatists who have gained control of parts of the east. Muzhenko...
  • The GOP's Daddy issues

    04/19/2015 3:43:57 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 20 replies
    The Hill ^ | April 19, 2015 | Niall Stanage
    There are not many people who once fought on the same side as Fidel Castro and are now heroes to American social conservatives. But that is exactly the trajectory taken by Rafael Cruz, father of 2016 presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas). The elder Cruz now regrets his fight on the side of the pro-Castro rebels in his native Cuba, ascribing it to dislike of Castro’s arch-enemy, U.S.-backed President Fulgencio Batista, rather than any sympathy for Communism. Rafael has travelled a complicated path in the United States, encompassing two divorces, business reversals and a second career as a preacher. But...
  • Veteran detained after taking American flag from protesters who were walking on it, report says

    04/19/2015 3:37:52 AM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 17 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | April 19, 2015 | FoxNews.com
    A military veteran was reportedly detained and charged by Valdosta State University police in Georgia Friday after she took an American flag from a group of protesters who were walking on it. The Valdosta Daily Times reports Michelle Manhart, an Air Force veteran, said she wanted to take action after hearing about the group’s demonstrations, but did not want to take the flag from them.
  • In Syria's war, Alawites pay heavy price for loyalty to Bashar al-Assad

    04/19/2015 3:34:04 AM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 2 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | Ruth Sherlock
    The Alawites, the Assad family's sect, have seen up to a third of their young men killed in the Syrian conflict and mothers are now refusing to send their sons to war In the Assad regime's heartland, dead officers are sent home in ambulances, while the corpses of ordinary soldiers are returned in undecorated pick-up trucks. Then come the press gangs: military recruiters raid houses to find replacements by force for the dwindling ranks of Syria's military.
  • U.S. presidential candidates: Who's in so far

    04/19/2015 3:04:14 AM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 3 replies
    While the 2016 U.S. presidential election is still many months away, the race is already heating up, as a number of high-profile candidates have thrown their hat into the ring.  Here's a look at who has declared so far. Democrats Hillary Rodham Clinton A former senator, secretary of state and first lady, Hillary Rodham Clinton is the undisputed frontrunner for the presidential nomination and the only Democrat to have announced their candidacy thus far. The problem for Clinton is that she was also the frontrunner in 2007, before a junior senator from Illinois overtook her during the primary and later became...
  • Why I'll Always Put My Husband Before My Kids

    04/19/2015 2:37:37 AM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 31 replies
    Yahoo! Parenting ^ | April 16, 2015 | Amber Doty
    Less than one month after my husband and I got married—before I even mailed thank you notes for our wedding gifts—I found myself holding a positive pregnancy test. Eight and a half months into our marriage, while we were still getting comfortable in our roles as husband and wife, we suddenly became mom and dad. I won’t say that our son was poorly planned—we were both anxious to start our family—but I will say that in hindsight becoming a mother in the same year that you become a wife is not for the weak. The first year of our son’s...
  • Ted Cruz’s Three-Step Solution to ‘Reignite the Promise of America’

    04/19/2015 2:15:47 AM PDT · by kingattax · 17 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | April 18, 2015 | Kate Scanlon
    NASHUA, N.H.—Sen. Ted Cruz said America is craving new leadership during his speech at the First in the Nation Summit in New Hampshire today. The Texas Republican, who announced his presidential campaign last month, began his remarks by praising his rivals for the Republican nomination as “an incredible array of conservative leaders.” Later, he shared the story of his father who fled tyranny in Cuba for the “promise” of America. “That is the miracle of America,” said Cruz. “That no nation in the history of the world has allowed so many millions of people to come with nothing and achieve...
  • TEN EVIDENCES OF SALVATION (vanity)

    04/19/2015 1:43:46 AM PDT · by imardmd1 · 2 replies
    Happy Heralds, Inc. Articles ^ | undated | Fred Wittman
    TEN EVIDENCES (PROOFS) OF SALVATION Notes by Dr. Fred Wittman 1. The Witness of the Holy Spirit . . A. Within the child of God (Romans 8:9-16; 1 John 3:24); . . B. With another child of God (Romans 8:16); . . C. By fellowship with God (Romans 8: 14; 1 John 1 :7) 2. The Witness of God (Chastening) (Heb. 12:5-11) 3. The Witness of Love (John 13:34,35; 1 John 3:14-19; 5:1-3; 4:7,8,11) 4. The Witness of Your Life (2 Corinthians 5:17; 1 John 3:7-10). 5. The Witness of God's Word . . A. Your reaction to it...
  • When did America forget that it’s America?

    04/19/2015 1:24:10 AM PDT · by elhombrelibre · 18 replies
    WASHINGTON POST ^ | 17 Apr 15 | Natan Sharansky
    On a number of occasions during the negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program, the Israeli government has appealed to the United States and its allies to demand a change in Tehran’s aggressive behavior. If Iran wishes to be treated as a normal state, Israel has said, then it should start acting like one. Unfortunately, these appeals have been summarily dismissed. The Obama administration apparently believes that only after a nuclear agreement is signed can the free world expect Iran to stop its attempts at regional domination, improve its human rights record and, in general, behave like the civilized state it hopes...
  • She drives us crazy: Amnesia, déjà-vu, fatigue and other symptoms of Hillary-related madness

    04/19/2015 1:11:12 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 33 replies
    Salon ^ | April 18, 2015 | Andrew O'Hehir
    ..... I’m not here to praise Hillary or to bury her: the first is unnecessary and the second impossible. I’m also not here to provide false hope for the so-called American left, which is far too mesmerized by the debased spectacle of presidential politics and is about to get patronized, bamboozled and bulldozed one more time, and I’m definitely not here to shill for the Democratic Party, whose current identity crisis is embodied with eerie precision in the personage of Hillary Clinton.Maybe you’ve heard about this: Hillary Clinton, who used to be secretary of state and before that a senator...
  • CBS Dusts Off And Colorizes ‘I Love Lucy’ Episodes For May Sweep Tryout

    04/19/2015 12:46:20 AM PDT · by iowamark · 10 replies
    Deadline.com ^ | April 16, 2015 | Lisa de Moraes
    CBS, which has aired colorized episodes of I Love Lucy during the Christmas holiday period, is expanding the scheduling strategy to May. That’s when broadcast networks celebrate the end-of-TV-season holes in their schedules because their regular series have completed their runs. The network said today it will air two newly colorized episodes of its popular 1950s series from 8-9 PM Sunday, May 17. William Holden guest stars in “L.A. At Last!” (1955), and George Reeves — who was starring on TV’s Adventures Of Superman at the time — reprises his role as the Man of Steel in “Lucy and Superman”...
  • The denigration of men:Ridiculed, abused, exploited-the triumph of feminism has made today's men sec

    04/19/2015 12:42:23 AM PDT · by Windflier · 25 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | 17 April 2015 | Peter Lloyd
    We’ve led all the industrial revolutions and sent rockets into Space. We’ve fought wars with tin hats and bayonets and won them. The world we live in would be nothing without Alexander Graham Bell, Sigmund Freud, Horatio Nelson, Winston Churchill, William Shakespeare and Albert Einstein. The geniuses Leonardo da Vinci, Stephen Hawking, Michelangelo, Beethoven, Charles Darwin and Michael Faraday have all contributed immeasurably to our modern lives. So why is it that, today, there has there never been a worse time to be a man? Rubbishing the male of the species and everything he stands for is a disturbing —...
  • Trevor Noah Sees Childhood Under Apartheid as License to Speak His Mind

    04/19/2015 12:15:53 AM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 8 replies
    The New York Times ^ | APRIL 2, 2015 | NORIMITSU ONISHI and DAVE ITZKOFF
    JOHANNESBURG — Years before he was chosen to succeed Jon Stewart on “The Daily Show,” before he made his debut on that Comedy Central news satire or appeared on any American television program, a rising stand-up named Trevor Noah explained why his racial background was both empowering and confining. Speaking from his native South Africa in 2008, Mr. Noah, the son of a black Xhosa mother and a white Swiss father, said that his countrymen had variously accepted and rejected him as being black, and embraced and denied him as being mixed race. Never fitting in anywhere, Mr. Noah said...
  • Explosive Device Targets UNRWA Offices in Gaza

    04/19/2015 12:06:18 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 2 replies
    INN ^ | 4/19/2015, 4:44 AM | Ben Ariel
    An explosive device went off near the offices of the UN Agency for Palestinian Refugees (UNRWA) in Gaza City Saturday night, AFP reported. A second struck near police headquarters, the report said. UNRWA and Gaza security officials said there were no dead or injured. […] UNRWA facilities in Gaza were at the forefront during last year’s Operation Protective Edge. During the operation, no fewer than three UNRWA schools were found to be serving for storage of rockets for the terrorist organizations Hamas and Islamic Jihad. …
  • Ben Affleck suppressed slave-owning ancestry, hacked Sony emails claim

    04/19/2015 12:00:14 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 19 replies
    theguardian.com ^ | 19 April 2015 | Joanna Walters
    The film star Ben Affleck asked television chiefs to hide the fact that one of his ancestors was a slave owner, according to a newly published batch of hacked emails involving the media giant Sony.
  • ‘Undocumented Immigrant Not a Criminal’ Proclaims CA Chief Law Officer Kamala Harris

    04/18/2015 11:50:15 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    Breitbart California ^ | April 18, 2015 | Michelle Moons
    California’s chief law officer, Attorney General Kamala Harris, declared this week, “an undocumented immigrant is not a criminal,” a statement in direct contradiction to federal law. Illegally entering and remaining in the country is a federal crime. By stating that those who illegally enter or remain in the United States are not in violation of law is simply incorrect. However, many of these “undocumented immigrants” are not being prosecuted under the current administration. Last November, President Obama declared effective amnesty for an estimated five million illegally present aliens. Since then, Representative Luis Gutierrez has traveled the country, partnering with fellow...
  • BOOM: Rating the GOP field on Amnesty

    04/18/2015 11:03:37 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 46 replies
    Doug Ross @ Journal ^ | April 18, 2015
    Over at American Thinker, Pedro Gonzales offers an excellent overview of the GOP field's positions on Amnesty. Here's the executive summary: only one candidate has never changed his position on the topic. Jeb Bush "...Jeb, as we all know, supports amnesty for illegal aliens, and he's proud of it. If he were running in Honduras, I would vote for him in a minute..." Marco Rubio "...Rubio co-authored a bill that would have given amnesty to illegal aliens. He has since tried to walk back from that..." Chris Christie "...Chris has been cagey on the subject, but one thing is clear:...
  • Eight nutrients to protect the aging brain

    04/18/2015 10:27:44 PM PDT · by ckilmer · 82 replies
    sciencedaily.com ^ | April 15, 2015 | Institute of Food Technologists (IFT)
    Brain health is the second most important component in maintaining a healthy lifestyle according to a 2014 AARP study. As people age they can experience a range of cognitive issues from decreased critical thinking to dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers write about eight nutrients that may help keep your brain in good shape.
  • One man's last wish, 'Don't vote for Hillary Clinton.'

    04/18/2015 10:27:16 PM PDT · by justlurking · 15 replies
    Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! ^ | 2013-04-18 | David Clark Scott
    Larry Darrell Upright died this week. But his obituary lives on as the lastest arrow in the anti-Hillary Rodham Clinton quiver – at a time when her popularity is falling. "In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Shriners Hospital for Children .... Also, the family respectfully asks that you do not vote for Hillary Clinton in 2016. R.I.P. Grandaddy." In the funeral home's online guest book for this week's memorial service, reports WBTV Channel 12 in Richmond, Va., the following comments were left: "Our deepest sympathy to the entire family. We promise not to vote for Hillary," one...
  • Chris Christie want’s [sic] to find “the right balance” on gun control

    04/18/2015 10:18:52 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 40 replies
    Hot Air ^ | April 18, 2015 | Jazz Shaw
    With pretty much the entire GOP presidential road show up in New Hampshire this week the prospective candidates are all vying for face time with the press. That seems to include New Jersey Governor Chris Christie who is running hard to convince voters that they might be able to tempt him into the race if they really, truly insist they need him. Along with the rest of the pack, Christie is getting peppered with questions on every subject under the sun, and on Tuesday he was examined on the issue of Second Amendment rights. The rather vague answer which followed...
  • Volcano responsible for one of the worst eruptions in last 2000 years set to explode again

    04/18/2015 10:12:44 PM PDT · by concernedcitizen76 · 23 replies
    The Weather Network ^ | April 15, 2015 | Rodrigo Cokting
    / Mount Baekdu is set to explode according to experts and if that isn't shocking enough, keep in mind that Baekdu is responsible for one of the worst eruptions in the last 2,000 years. Professor Yoon Seong-hyo from Pusan National University urged officials to keep a close eye on the highest peak of the Korean peninsula. Baekdu is an active volcano located on the border between North Korea and China. The caldera or cauldron of the Baekdu volcano, which is sometimes called Paektu or Changbai, has risen a centimetre since July, according to new research. "The mountains's height has risen...
  • Due process on campus needs a congressional champion

    04/18/2015 10:05:07 PM PDT · by yuffy · 1 replies
    Washingtonexaminer ^ | APRIL 16, 2015 | BY ASHE SCHOW
    It's a sad day in America when due process rights granted in the Constitution need protection, but here we are. On college campuses across the country, students — particularly male students — are learning the hard way that they have little if any due process rights should they ever be accused of sexual assault. Indeed, an accusation is all that's needed to destroy or severely alter their future. The reason for this comes from the Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights, which has reinterpreted Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 to view sexual assault as a form...
  • Ted Cruz, the Times, and Guns

    04/18/2015 10:01:07 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies
    The New York Sun ^ | April 18, 2015 | The Editors
    The New York Times is taking note of Senator Cruz’s suggestion that the Second Amendment was intended to “serve as the ultimate check against governmental tyranny — for the protection of liberty.” The Gray Lady calls it among the “ridiculous arguments against gun control.” It suggests the silliest such the idea is that the framers wanted to “preserve the possibility, or even encourage, the idea of armed rebellion against the government.” What arrests us about this note is the absence of any reference to Elbridge Gerry. Gerry was the representative from Massachusetts who, during the debate over the Second Amendment...
  • [February 3, 2011] Planned Parenthood caught aiding child sex-traffickers

    04/18/2015 9:50:40 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 6 replies
    Video from February 3, 2011 and recently uploaded again on YouTube.com ^ | Video from February 3, 2011 published on YouTube account on April 16, 2015
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  • Oh My: Some People Support A $50 Minimum Wage

    04/18/2015 9:46:09 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 34 replies
    Townhall ^ | April 17, 2015 | Matt Vespa
    Dan Joseph is on a mission. Who supports a $50/hour minimum wage? What better place to put forward such a bold initiative than in the free speech zone on the sanctified grounds of George Mason University in Virginia. (VIDEO-AT-LINK)Now, while Joseph was able to find a few supporters, some students on campus knew that raising the minimum wage will lead to job losses and increased pricing for some goods. One man called the law racist and he’s not the only one. The late economist Milton Freidman described minimum wage laws as the most anti-African-American law on the books, as he...