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  • When it comes to Islam, Sunni or Shia, Obama Chooses the Terrorists

    Summary: Like his support for the Sunni Muslim Brotherhood terrorists across the region, the facts of the Iran deal with Shiite terror regime in Tehran point to a deliberate plan of allying the United States with the worst of Islamic terrorists. Obama’s nuclear “deal” with Iran has been compared to British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain’s appeasement of Hitler. For those less familiar with the history of the Second World War, Chamberlain’s Munich deal was a betrayal of Czechoslovakia. Students of World War II know, however, that Chamberlain ultimately led the early British war effort against the Nazis. Chamberlain may have...
  • Obama ignores California’s green power experience

    08/03/2015 4:53:33 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer
    San Diego Union-Tribune ^ | August 3, 2015 | By Dan McSwain
    With his Clean Power Plan, President Barack Obama is repeating California’s expensive mistake of ignoring the engineering realities of saving the planet and imposing political quotas requiring solar, wind and other renewable energy sources. The big problem is that solar and wind energy are inherently unreliable. Solar power plummets on cloudy days, and falls to zero at sundown. Same goes with wind turbines on a windless evening. In 2006, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and the Legislature required utilities to use renewables for 20 percent of their power, a figure later increased to 33 percent by 2020. If these seem like suspiciously...
  • BREAKING: GUN USED IN GARLAND, TEXAS ISLAMIC TERRORIST ATTACK BOUGHT UNDER OBAMA’S ‘FAST AND...

    08/03/2015 4:47:57 PM PDT · by blueyon · 3 replies
    100 percentfedup.com ^ | 8/01/15 | By 100% FED Up
    BREAKING: GUN USED IN GARLAND, TEXAS ISLAMIC TERRORIST ATTACK BOUGHT UNDER OBAMA’S ‘FAST AND FURIOUS’ You can thank Eric Holder for this. Remember Fast and Furious was a gun running program under Obama and Eric Holder. Hundreds of people have been murdered with these guns. Just another total screwup and coverup from the Obama regime. Five years before he was shot to death in the failed terrorist attack in Garland, Texas, Nadir Soofi walked into a suburban Phoenix gun shop to buy a 9-millimeter pistol. At the time, Lone Wolf Trading Co. was known among gun smugglers for selling illegal...
  • 15 Things Trump and Reagan Have in Common

    08/03/2015 4:36:41 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 15 replies
    Newsmax ^ | August 3, 2015 | Jim Meyers
    1. Like Reagan, Trump is a Washington outsider. 2. Reagan was dismissed as a serious candidate, and so was Trump. 3. Trump and Reagan were both attacked by the establishment as being extreme and simplistic. Yet people were so fed up with the state of the country under Jimmy Carter that Reagan beat him in a landslide 4 Trump shares Reagan's "passion" for what he believes in. 5 Trump espouses similar views as Reagan on illegal immigration. 6. Trump is a straight-talker, like Reagan. He doesn't hide behind political correctness, as his comments about illegal immigration demonstrate. Reagan talked to...
  • Microsoft to unlock old Gears of War games via new remake

    08/03/2015 4:35:48 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 1 replies
    PC World ^ | Mark Hachman
    Xbox and developer The Coalition said Monday they will “unlock” the first four games in the Gears of War franchise for those who buy the $39.99 Gears of War:Ultimate Edition game or the related Gears of War: Ultimate Edition bundle for the Xbox One. All users will have to do to receive the games—the original Gears of War, Gears of War 2, Gears of War 3 and Gears of War: Judgment—will be to play the Ultimate Edition on Xbox Live sometime between Aug. 25 and Dec. 31, 2015, on Xbox Live. In addition, Microsoft said the four original Gears games...
  • In a first, drug using 3D printing technology gets FDA nod

    08/03/2015 4:32:23 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    Reuters ^ | August 3, 2015 | Arathy S. Nair in Bengaluru
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has, for the first time, approved a drug that uses 3D printing technology, paving the way for potential customization of drugs to suit patients' needs. The drug, made by privately held Aprecia Pharmaceuticals Co, was approved for oral use as a prescription adjunctive therapy in the treatment of epilepsy, the company said on Monday. Spritam uses Aprecia's "ZipDose" technology, a delivery system that creates premeasured doses which disintegrate in the mouth with a sip of liquid. 3D printing could help companies make products "to the specifications of an individual patient rather than (take a)...
  • California is squaring off against automakers when it comes to electric cars

    08/03/2015 4:30:36 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 12 replies
    Business Insider ^ | August 3, 2015 | by GRAHAM RAPIER
    The most powerful woman in California isn’t a celebrity, she’s not even someone you often see on TV. That’s because the most powerful woman in California is Mary Nichols, head of the state’s Air Resources Board. Rules set by Nichols’ agency are among the strictest environmental laws in the nation. Nichols’ goal is for every new car sold in California by the year 2030 to be zero- or almost-zero-emissions, a quest which is taking a toll on automakers selling these efficient vehicles. September will be the biggest test for the 70-year-old Nichols’ grand plans. That’s when her mandate of having...
  • Poll: Trump Crushes Bush and Walker Combined, Favorability Rockets to 52%

    08/03/2015 4:22:21 PM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 21 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | John Nolte
    A Monmouth University poll, also released Monday and with a somewhat larger sample size and smaller margin of error, shows Trump in first place, beating both Scott Walker and Jeb Bush combined. The poll puts Trump in first place with 26% support. Second place Jeb Bush and third place Scott Walker sit at 12% and 11%, respectively. That is what you call a blow out. The remainder of the “top ten” includes Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) - (6%), Mike Huckabee - (6%), Ben Carson - (5%), Chris Christie - (4%), Sen. Rand Paul - (4%)
  • Trump shares his debate question on Facebook

    08/03/2015 4:20:23 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    KTUU-TV ^ | August 3, 2015 | Theodore Schleifer CNN
    Facebook is asking its users to recommend questions to ask Republican presidential candidates at the debate it is co-hosting with Fox News on Thursday, and Donald Trump was more than happy to help out. Trump, who will stand at the center of the stage in Cleveland, Ohio, offered his own question for the other candidates in a 12-second video posted Monday. "I'd like to ask all of the candidates -- that is, politicians and really not negotiators, people that don't negotiate jobs and lots of other things -- how are you going to make America great again?" Trump said....
  • Poll: ObamaCare enrollees less satisfied with insurance plans

    08/03/2015 4:18:33 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 5 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 3, 2015 | By Peter Sullivan
    ObamaCare enrollees are less satisfied with their plans than people with other types of health insurance, according to a new poll. The poll from the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions, the research arm of the consulting firm, finds that 30 percent of people with insurance through ObamaCare’s marketplaces are satisfied with their plans. That compares with 42 percent satisfaction from people with employer-sponsored plans, 48 percent with Medicaid and 58 percent with Medicare. Cost is the most common reason cited for the dissatisfaction with ObamaCare.
  • Walker personal finances: more liabilities than assets

    08/03/2015 4:17:06 PM PDT · by gorush · 13 replies
    Channel 3000, Madistan, WI ^ | Aug 03 2015 06:02:39 PM CDT | no byline
    The Wisconsin governor's personal financial liabilities far outweigh his assets. That's according to filings released Monday by the Federal Election Commission, revealing he's one of the least wealthy candidates in the 2016 race.
  • Live Stream: 2016 Republican Candidates "Voters First Forum"

    08/03/2015 4:16:58 PM PDT · by GIdget2004 · 6 replies
    Cspan ^ | 08/03/2015 | Cspan
    Started 20 minutes ago.
  • Gawker publishes Donald Trump's cellphone number

    08/03/2015 4:16:57 PM PDT · by rickyrikardo · 7 replies
    Politico ^ | August 3, 2015 | Daniel Strauss
    What goes around comes around, as the saying goes. A cellphone number belonging to real estate mogul Donald Trump became public knowledge on Monday. Gawker.com published the number. Trump’s campaign confirmed that it was indeed a cellphone number belonging to the Republican presidential candidate, albeit one that he doesn’t use anymore.
  • Can Sarah Palin sell Donald Trump to ‘Joe Six-Pack’?

    08/03/2015 4:02:56 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 81 replies
    The Politico ^ | August 3, 2015 | Daniel Strauss
    Smart politics is behind the alliance of the GOP’s two leading bomb-throwers.To many Republican presidential contenders, Sarah Palin is a skunk at the party, someone to be handled gingerly and kept at arm’s length. To Donald Trump, she is Cabinet material, “a special person,” and a worthy presidential contender in her own right. The odd alliance between the New York mogul and Alaska hockey mom, many years in the making, has burst into prominence on the campaign trail over the past week, in a flurry of adoring compliments and vows of friendship. But it’s also smart politics. Trump carries many...
  • Phrasing to be used during Republican debates

    08/03/2015 4:02:32 PM PDT · by struggle · 4 replies
    vanity | 8/3/2015 | struggle
    If any of the Republican candidates are watching, we're seeing Trump and other candidates use the phrasing approved of by the media. I think it would be very productive to "rephrase" certain words for the debate. Here are some obvious ones. abortion services, Planned Parenthood -> "baby harvesting"traditional marriage -> "biology-based marriage"minimum wage increases -> "low-skilled worker exclusion"Caitlyn Jenner -> "baritone in a dress" The last one was just for fun. Any other suggestions?
  • The Iran Nuke Documents Obama Doesn’t Want You to See

    08/03/2015 3:55:21 PM PDT · by Ray76 · 9 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | Jul 30, 2015 | Tim Mak
    Scattered around the U.S. Capitol complex are a series of Sensitive Compartmentalized Information Facilities, or SCIFs, which are typically used to hold Top Secret information. But today in these deeply secure settings are a series of unclassified documents—items dealing with the Iran nuclear deal that are not secret, but that the Obama administration is nevertheless blocking the public from reading. The Obama administration delivered 18 documents to Congress on July 19, in accordance with legislation requiring a congressional review of the nuclear deal. Only one of these documents is classified, while the remaining 17 are unclassified. Yet many of these...
  • John Kerry admits: Iran deal isn’t in treaty form because it would never be ratified by Congress

    08/03/2015 3:52:45 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 13 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/03/15 | Robert Laurie
    The Constitution can be SUCH a pain. If you’re looking for someone who will admit what the left thinks, but usually doesn’t say, John Kerry might be your new best friend. Last week, we saw him testify that his nuclear deal with Iran would most likely lead to the deaths of American citizens. It was a disgusting, and probably treasonous, moment. It was also just the beginning of Kerry’s revelations. According to everyone’s favorite Secretary of State, the Iran deal isn’t being presented as a treaty because the administration is well aware that no sane person would ratify it. As...
  • Monmouth Poll: 52 Percent View Trump Favorably (the Revolution has begun)

    08/03/2015 3:50:13 PM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 34 replies
    townhall.com ^ | Daniel Doherty
    Donald Trump is, of course, the GOP frontrunner. This explains why, like other polls before it, a brand new Monmouth University survey shows him in first place, ahead of Gov. Jeb Bush (R-FL), Scott Walker (R-WI), and everyone else. (Only these two candidates, by the way, registered double-digit support with Trump in the race). And while many of us expect The Donald’s reign of relevance to end or implode eventually, there’s no denying the fact he's sittin' pretty heading into Thursday night’s primetime debate:
  • HitchBOT's final moments in Philly (Murdered by Eagles Fan)

    08/03/2015 3:47:58 PM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 33 replies
    CBS News ^ | 08/03/2015 | AMANDA SCHUPAK
    --snip-- surveillance video showing a man attacking the robot. He posted it to Shapchat and it was later added to Twitter by another user. The video seems to show that just before 6 a.m. Saturday morning, a man in a backward hat and a sports jersey -- which Deadspin identified as #12 on the Eagles, Randall Cunningham -- having ripped off HitchBOT's arms, stomped on it repeatedly. There is no clear motive, though boredom, drunkenness or a strong reaction to the robot's brand of humor could have all come into play. HitchBOT's parents said they won't grieve for their fallen...
  • Memphis Cop Killing: Suspected Gunman in Custody, Sheriff Says

    08/03/2015 3:45:23 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 15 replies
    ABC.Com ^ | 8/3/15 | EMILY SHAPIRO and DEAN SCHABNER
    The man wanted for the fatal shooting of a Memphis, Tennessee, police officer has been captured, ending a 24-hour manhunt, police said. The Shelby County Sheriff's Department said on it's Facebook page that 29-year-old Tremaine Wilbourn surrendered to the U.S. Marshals Office. Wilbourn, a convicted bank robber who was out on supervised release, was identified Sunday as the suspect in the killing of Memphis police officer Sean Bolton, who was killed Saturday night as he investigated an illegally parked car.
  • Cecil: What's going on? [How Zimbabwe sees Cecil the Lion - Romans 1]

    08/03/2015 3:42:46 PM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 20 replies
    Zimbabwe Chronicle ^ | 7/30/2015 | Staff
    AT LEAST five British national newspapers yesterday screamed in front page stories about Cecil, the lion that was killed by an American tourist, Walter Palmer, on July 1 at a game farm in Gwayi Conservancy. The Telegraph, The Guardian, Metro, The Mirror and The Independent — all British heavyweights — ran with the story, condemning Palmer, a dentist from Minnesota, for taking down Cecil after paying $50,000 for the hunt. The lion was also a big news item on Sky News, the BBC and CNN. Many American news outlets, including The New York Times gave Cecil much prominence too. Why...
  • City Council approves ordinance requiring paid sick leave

    08/03/2015 3:41:38 PM PDT · by RS_Rider · 11 replies
    Pitt ^ | 08-03-2015 | Bob Bauder
    Pittsburgh City Council on Monday approved an ordinance requiring city employers to give employees paid sick days, despite opposition from business owners and organizations who have promised a lawsuit challenging the legislation. Under an amended version of the bill sponsored by Councilman Corey O'Connor of Swisshelm Park, employers with 15 or more employees must offer each one up to five paid sick days annually. Those with less than 15 employees must offer three unpaid days off. Employees would accrue one hour of sick time for every 35 hours worked. Seasonal employees are exempt. The ordinance passed by 7-1 with Councilwoman...
  • On courts and constitutionality in the Kentucky Resolution of 1798

    08/03/2015 3:36:05 PM PDT · by Yashcheritsiy
    Renew America ^ | August 3, 2015 | Tim Dunkin
    One of the most common complaints of constitutionalists against the conduct of our federal government is that the judiciary at all levels routinely oversteps its boundaries, intruding into those areas that are beyond its constitutional reach. Though this is largely accepted by most Americans because of its long practice, this does not mean that what we see in Washington with respect to the judicial branch should be be tolerated or allowed to continue. As with unconstitutional actions by the other branches of government, our Founders provided a way for violations of our founding compact to be rectified by the states...
  • Feds charge 3 men accused of prepping for martial law

    08/03/2015 3:34:26 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 27 replies
    AP News ^ | 08/03/15
    Three North Carolina men fearing a government takeover and martial law stockpiled weapons, ammunition and tactical gear while attempting to rig home-made explosives, according to charges announced by the Justice Department on Monday. The men from Gaston County, near Charlotte, were arrested by federal authorities on Saturday after more than a month's investigation. Walter Eugene Litteral, 50, Christopher James Barker, 41, and Christopher Todd Campbell, 30, are accused of stockpiling guns and ammunition, as well as attempting to manufacture pipe bombs and live grenades from military surplus "dummy" grenades, according to the statement by Acting U.S. District Attorney Jill Westmoreland...
  • Bomb squad investigates devices found at Four Corners Power Plant

    08/03/2015 3:33:33 PM PDT · by Nachum · 19 replies
    kob.com ^ | 8/3/15 | Elizabeth Reed
    Law enforcement and the FBI are investigating three unknown devices found at the Four Corners Power Plant Monday morning. According to investigators, the devices were each 6 inches in length and capped on both ends. They were found around 8 a.m. Farmington police's bomb squad is attempting to determine whether the devices are explosive. All employees have been evacuated. The Four Corners Power Plant is located in Fruitland about 25 miles southwest of Farmington
  • John Kerry Wins Gulf States’ Cautious Support for Iran Deal

    08/03/2015 3:32:50 PM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 6 replies
    NY Times ^ | 08/03/2015 | MICHAEL R. GORDON
    --SNIP-- In a news conference with Mr. Kerry, Mr. Attiyah said that the secretary of state had repeated his assurance that the United States would stop Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon if Tehran failed to adhere to the accord. “We are confident that what they undertook makes this region safer and more stable,” he added. Mr. Kerry and his counterparts from the Persian Gulf states also agreed on ways to expedite the military support and training efforts that President Obama promised at a meeting in May at Camp David with senior gulf state officials.
  • Fox News Poll: New high for Trump, new low for Clinton

    08/03/2015 3:28:07 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 25 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 3, 2015 | Dana Blanton
    Trump receives the backing of 26 percent of self-identified Republican primary voters -- up from 18 percent in mid-July and 11 percent a month ago. That’s not only the highest level of support for Trump, but it’s also the highest any GOP candidate has received since the Fox poll began asking the question in December 2013. [Snip] Switching to the Democratic side, Clinton is still the favorite among self-identified Democratic primary voters. She receives 51 percent while Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders comes in at 22 percent. Yet that is Clinton’s worst showing -- and Sanders’ best. Support for Clinton was...
  • Onetime DCCC Prospect Greitens Running as Republican in Missouri

    08/03/2015 3:20:10 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 10 replies
    Roll Call Politics ^ | July 31, 2015 | Eli Yokley
    Depending on how things shake out, Missouri voters could face a bizarro world next fall: A former Democrat running as the Republican nominee for governor against a Democrat who used to be a Republican. Eric Greitens is part of a crowded and growing field of Republican candidates who will face off next August. As he launched a statewide tour earlier this month, the former Democrat attempted to turn what could be a weakness in the crowded Republican primary into a strength. “I am a conservative Republican, but I didn’t start out that way,” Greitens wrote in a Fox News editorial...
  • Planned Parenthood Defund Bill Fails in Senate; Democrats Claim Baby Parts Aid Women's Health

    08/03/2015 3:19:23 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 62 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 08/03/2015 | Michael Gryboski
    The U.S. Senate has rejected a bill to defund Planned Parenthood and transfer its estimated $500 million in federal funds to other women's health sources. Senate Bill 1881 failed to get the 60 votes required to have debate closed and a vote on the proposed legislation granted, with the results largely falling along party lines. Introduced by Senator Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, S. 1881 called for the defunding of Planned Parenthood and placing it in other sources for women's health. "All funds no longer available to Planned Parenthood will continue to be made available to other eligible entities to provide women's...
  • As Dem Rep. Grayson runs for Senate seat, girlfriend reportedly runs for his

    08/03/2015 3:18:15 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 7 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 3, 2015
    Outspoken Florida Democratic Rep. Alan Grayson is leaving behind his House seat to run for one in the Senate, and his girlfriend reportedly is eyeing his old job. Ninth District Rep. Alan Grayson and Dr. Dena Minning have been dating for months, according to reports in Politico, the Orlando Sentinel and elsewhere. Shortly after Grayson announced his 2016 Senate bid a month ago, Minning filed paperwork with the FEC to run for his House seat. The development adds one more wrinkle to Grayson’s campaign storyline. Grayson, perhaps best known as the congressman who accused anti-ObamaCare Republicans of wanting people to...
  • Why Does Windows Seven Constantly Churn My Hard Disk ?

    08/03/2015 3:18:07 PM PDT · by jimt · 41 replies
    self ^ | 8/3/15 | jimt
    Why does my cheapo Dell Inspiron netbook have continuous hard disk activity when idle ? Not only during actual usage, but ALL the time - like now ? I've been an MS OS user since DOS 3.3. But with MS's current massive invasion of privacy (Windows 10) and seeing constant, non-stop disk activity when there's no reason for it, I don't trust Windows 7 either. What gives ?
  • Aussie PM Tony Abbott Goes Full Dictator in Shotgun Grab

    08/03/2015 3:16:10 PM PDT · by marktwain · 10 replies
    The Truth About Guns ^ | 2 August, 2015 | Dennis DeMartins
    Australia’s descent into full blown fascism just accelerated again. The Adler lever-action ban in Australia just got serious as Prime Minister Tony Abbott has now decided to personally intervene and ban the firearms completely pending completion of a review of the NFA. Australian Customs and Border Protection have been ordered to detain all shipments of the Adler until the review is complete. Amidst the backlash from firearms owners and running out of concocted reasons and emotive rhetoric based arguments as to why law-abiding firearms owners are responsible for the actions of criminals, and that 128-year-old technology has now suddenly become...
  • Cuba Emerges as Paradise for Gay Tourism

    08/03/2015 3:14:23 PM PDT · by PROCON · 18 replies
    laht.com ^ | Aug. 3, 2015
    HAVANA – As tourism flourishes in Cuba the island is emerging as a destination for the LGBT community and a travel agency specializing in packages for those customers is already in operation. Pioneering the business are the owners of Mi Cayito Cuba, a Web-based intermediary between “gay-friendly Cuban private initiative and clients around the world,” company director Alain Castillo, a Cuban who lives in Madrid, told EFE. “The island has great potential as a space for coexistence,” said the 35-year-old entrepreneur who wants to contribute to “the visibility and improvement of the LGBT collective” in the country. “We are open...
  • Ted Cruz thinks scientists invented climate change

    08/03/2015 3:11:48 PM PDT · by GoneSalt · 39 replies
    grist.org ^ | 8/3/2015 | Katie Herzog
    Remember Ted Cruz? Way back last spring, it seemed the Texas senator could be the front-runner for the most extreme, anti-reason candidate in the race for the Republican presidential nomination. That was, of course, before Donald “All Mexicans Are Rapists” Trump captured the attention of the American populace, turning what was your standard 47-candidate presidential primary into a giant, media-fueled train wreck that the nation’s Democrats are slowly driving by with equal parts horror and delight. Unfortunately for all candidates who are not Donald “Pass the Hairspray” Trump, you’ve basically got to believe in phrenology, bloodletting, and finding Jesus in...
  • White House aide to replace Foxman at ADL

    08/03/2015 3:10:22 PM PDT · by Stepan12 · 5 replies
    The Jewish Press ^ | November 7, 2014 | Lori Lowenthal Marcus
    Jonathan Greenblatt, a White House aide, has been selected to replace Abe Foxman as national director of the ADL. The Anti-Defamation League has announced that Jonathan Greenblatt, a special assistant to President Obama, will succeed Abraham Foxman who is stepping down as the ADL’s national director this coming July. “The unanimous choice of the 16-member succession committee is Jonathan A. Greenblatt, a social entrepreneur, government official and corporate executive with extensive experience in building socially conscious businesses and creating innovative public-private partnerships,” noted the ADL’s press release, issued on Thursday, Nov. 6. Greenblatt, 43, has been the director of the...
  • Who Could Dethrone Teflon Trump?

    08/03/2015 3:06:02 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    PJ Media ^ | August 3, 2015 | Roger L. Simon
    As I looked at the data from the latest NBC/Wall Street Journal poll, I wondered who on the list could actually dethrone surging frontrunner Donald Trump (other than Donald himself, of course) at the debate on August 6 or even afterwards. Yes, I am aware how early it is and that Herman Cain was leading the pack at this point in the 2012 election. Nevertheless, I think we can stipulate the Trump phenomenon is considerably more significant. Something important is going on here. Who Could Dethrone Teflon Trump? by Roger L Simon AUGUST 3, 2015 - 3:53 AM (288)(10) As...
  • Breaking: Senate cloture vote to defund Planned Parenthood fails

    08/03/2015 3:03:53 PM PDT · by GIdget2004 · 64 replies
    Twitter ^ | 08/03/2015 | Frank Thorp
    Senate Dems filibuster GOP bill to block fed funds for Planned Parenthood, voting down motion to move forward with bill 53-46 (needed 60)
  • Stop Obama's flood of Muslim 'refugees'

    08/03/2015 3:03:43 PM PDT · by Ray76 · 5 replies
    WND ^ | Aug 2, 2015 | Pamela Geller
    Here is legislation that should be supported by every freedom-loving American. A Texas Republican congressman, Rep. Brian Babin, last Wednesday introduced the Resettlement Accountability National Security Act, H.R. 3314, which would immediately suspend Obama’s disastrous and dangerous refugee resettlement program, pending a complete review of its federal, state and local costs. Those costs are not just financial. Rep. Babin explained: “It is extremely unsettling that the Obama administration would continue to expand the U.S. resettlement program at such an irresponsible pace in light of our economic and national security challenges.
  • McConnell votes 'NO' to defunding Planned Parenthood!!!

    08/03/2015 3:02:17 PM PDT · by CivilWarBrewing · 126 replies
    http://www.FreeRepublic.com ^ | August 03, 2015 | CivilWarBrewing
    The vote to DEFUND Planned Parenthood FAILS in the Senate!
  • Video: Ted Cruz records bizarre online video showing how to cook bacon with a machine gun

    08/03/2015 3:01:15 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 62 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | 08/03/2015 | BY ADAM EDELMAN
    He may fashion himself conservative, but there's nothing traditional about the way Ted Cruz eats his bacon. In a short online video produced by IJReview titled "Making Machine-Gun Bacon with Ted Cruz," the 2016 candidate demonstrates that happiness — at least at breakfast time — is literally a warm gun. "There are few things I enjoy more than on the weekend cooking breakfast with the family," the Texas Republican senator says in the video. "Of course, in Texas, we cook bacon a little differently than most folks." A video montage then plays showing Cruz, an ardent supporter of gun rights,...
  • FBI Alert: “Middle-Eastern” Males Approaching Family Members of US Military Personnel

    08/03/2015 3:00:15 PM PDT · by Ray76 · 14 replies
    Pamela Geller ^ | Aug 3, 2015 | Pamela Geller
    The war is here. “FBI Alert: Middle-Eastern Males Approaching Family Members of US Military Personnel,” Oodalooop, August 2, 2015 “In May 2015, the wife of a US military member was approached in front of her home by two Middle-Eastern males. The men stated that she was the wife of a US interrogator. When she denied their claims, the men laughed. The two men left the area in a dark-colored, four-door sedan with two other Middle-Eastern males in the vehicle. The woman had observed the vehicle in the neighborhood on previous occasions. Similar incidents in Wyoming have been reported to the...
  • Oil dives 5 percent to six-month low under $50 on China worry (deflation?)

    08/03/2015 2:57:18 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 12 replies
    Reuters via Yahoo News ^ | Barani Krishnan
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices lurched 5 percent lower on Monday to their lowest since January, taking global benchmark Brent below $50 a barrel as weak factory activity in China deepened a commodity-wide rout. Growing concerns over excess global oil supplies, heavy selling in pumped-up gasoline futures and technically driven momentum trading knocked prices to within a few dollars of the six-year lows touched at the start of this year. U.S. crude had already fallen 21 percent in July, its worst month since 2008 amid mounting evidence of an expanding global glut and a stock market collapse in China,...
  • Feds Deploy Agents to Fight Baltimore's Record Slayings

    08/03/2015 2:57:05 PM PDT · by Steely Tom · 16 replies
    ABC News via Good Morning America ^ | 3 Aug 2015 | Meghan Keneally
    Federal agents have joined with Baltimore police as part of a wide-reaching effort to curb the recent violence that one expert says appears to be modeled on Los Angeles’ response to the 1992 riots. The effort, launched today, involves personnel from the FBI, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the Drug Enforcement Administration, the U.S. Marshals Service and the Secret Service, with two agents from each agency directly embedding with the Baltimore police department’s homicide unit, acting police commissioner Kevin Davis said Sunday. The collaboration, which Davis dubbed “B-Fed,” comes after two people were fatally shot in Baltimore...
  • Darren Wilson Opens Up to New Yorker: ‘I Liked the Black Community’

    08/03/2015 2:56:53 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    Mediaite ^ | August 3, 2015 | Alex Griswold
    Former Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, who ignited a national firestorm when he shot and killed African-American man Michael Brown, opened up recently in an interview with The New Yorker. Wilson revealed that since the shooting, he has struggled to find work and has been denied employment in several police departments in the St. Louis area. After working for a shoe store for two weeks, he quit when reporters began calling. His wife, who is also a police officer, also quit her job for her own safety. Wilson also revealed the he actually sought out the Ferguson police department because...
  • Dear Democrats: If GOP Gets Trump, You Get Biden

    08/03/2015 2:56:44 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 5 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 08/03/2015 | Robert Tracinski
    Please run, Joe. Please, please, please. The news is suddenly filled with reports that Vice President Joe Biden is seriously considering a run for president. I think this is great news on three levels. 1) Hillary needs another challenge. For a second time in a row, she has planned to be the “inevitable” candidate. But no one should ever be inevitable, least of all Hillary Clinton. “Inevitability” was always just a bluff to cover up how weak and shallow her base of political support actually is. The problem is not just the usual air of scandal that follows the Clintons...
  • General: The Army Is Breaking Down

    08/03/2015 2:56:22 PM PDT · by GoneSalt · 29 replies
    WeeklyStandard ^ | 8/3/2015 | Geoffrey Norman
    It happened after World War II and it happened after Vietnam. Now, after years of repeated deployments, the Army, as Robert H. Scales writes the U.S. Army is breaking down. The Obama administration just announced a 40,000 reduction in the Army’s ranks. But the numbers don’t begin to tell the tale. Soldiers stay in the Army because they love to go into the field and train; Defense Secretary Ash Carter recently said that the Army will not have enough money for most soldiers to train above the squad level this year. Soldiers need to fight with new weapons; in the...
  • Jihadis threaten to slaughter British soldiers' wives and families

    08/03/2015 2:55:57 PM PDT · by Ray76 · 5 replies
    Daily Mirror (UK) ^ | Jul 31, 2015 | Chris Hughes
    Police are investigating a specific threat after Islamist fanatics shoved a sickening note through the door of the serving soldier. The family are so terrified they are understood to have fled their home. The letter is entitled “JIHAD – The Holy War For Islam – A warning to the brides of British Soldier Warmongers” and threatens to “destroy the families of unbelievers”. The full text of the letter reads: “You have been identified as an unbeliever and a bride of a murderer of the servants of Allah in the Holy Land. “Our peoples have suffered at the hands of your...
  • FBI: “Middle-Eastern males” approaching family members of military personnel

    08/03/2015 2:55:50 PM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 10 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 08/03/2015 | Robert Spencer
    The Islamic State has told Muslims to target and murder members of the U.S. military in their homes. “(U//FOUO) FBI Alert: Middle-Eastern Males Approaching Family Members of US Military Personnel,” Public Intelligence, August 3, 2015 (thanks to Pamela Geller): “ The following alert related to “Middle-Eastern males” approaching military family members was obtained from the website of a veterans advocacy organization. A force protection advisory that was released by the Washington National Guard & Military Department days later describes a similar incident that occurred in Washington. Middle-Eastern Males Approaching Family Members of US Military Personnel at their Homes In Colorado...
  • If You’ve Not Yet Donated to the Freepathon: How to Apply for Freep-a-Fare.

    08/03/2015 2:51:10 PM PDT · by xzins · 7 replies
    Freeper Ed ^ | 3 Aug 15 | Xzins
    If You’ve Not Yet Donated to the Freep-a-Thon: How to Apply for Freep-a-Fare. Damn straight you got some ‘splainin’ to do if you’ve been living off the giving of others on Free Republic. Please note: I am not now nor have I EVER been in any kind of position with Free Republic. Since my first lurking experience in late 1997, and my sign-up in 1998, I have been a simple Freeper, nothing more ever. That said, surely you’ve heard by now that about 5% of posters keep Free Republic online. The math is there for anyone who wants to look...
  • Puerto Rico defaults on debt repayment in first for a US commonwealth

    08/03/2015 2:47:20 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 08/03/2015
    Puerto Rico missed its first debt repayment on Monday, the first time the troubled US commonwealth has failed to pay its bills. The island paid just $628,000 toward a $58m debt due to creditors of its Public Finance Corporation. While the default was expected, it is likely to worsen the financial situation for the island as it struggles with debts estimated at $72bn.