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  • A word from Amir from the Syrian-Israeli border, May 27, 2017 (Amir Tsarfati from the Israel-Syria

    05/29/2017 2:18:22 PM PDT · by firebrand · 2 replies
    Behold Israel ^ | Published on May 27, 2017 | Behold Israel Amir Tsarfati
    Here is the promised Amir thread already posted as a comment on a previous thread but here for those who missed that. There is news in this one about the Manchester bomber, and also Amir's wise words to Christians on the end times, comments on Trump's visit to Sicily, and other subjects.
  • ‘Grunt Padre’ could be patron saint of Memorial Day

    05/29/2017 2:16:06 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 2 replies
    Crux News ^ | May 29, 2017 | Mark Zimmeramnn
    ‘Grunt Padre’ could be patron saint of Memorial Day In Church in the USMark ZimmermannMay 29, 2017 NATIONAL CORRESPONDENTMaryknoll Father Vincent R. Capodanno, a Navy chaplain who was killed while serving with the Marines in Vietnam, is pictured in an undated photo. As the priest's sainthood cause gathers momentum, he priest was remembered at a Sept. 4 memorial Mass in Washington as a man "completely dedicated to the spiritual care of his Marines." (Credit: CNS photo/courtesy Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers.) Archbishop Timothy Broglio has formally closed the archdiocesan phase of the cause of canonization for Father Vincent Capodanno, a Maryknoll...
  • Frank Deford, Giant of Sports Journalism, Dies at 78

    05/29/2017 2:15:14 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 4 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | May 29, 2017 | Chris Koseluk
    Frank Deford, the charismatic sports writer widely regarded as one of the best of his generation who also presided over the ambitious and short-lived The National, one of the biggest busts in the annals of the newspaper industry, has died. He was 78. Deford, who began his career at Sports Illustrated in 1962 and remained with the magazine for decades, died Sunday in Key West, Fla., his wife told The Washington Post. A prolific and widely admired novelist as well, Deford wrote the 1981 book Everybody's All-American, about the downfall of a 1950s University of North Carolina star. It was...
  • Memorial Day (Amazing Grace Bagpipes)

    05/29/2017 2:04:27 PM PDT · by HarleyLady27 · 9 replies
    …They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old. Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning – We will remember them…
  • British Airways Customer Service: "I can't do nothing for you!"

    05/29/2017 2:03:31 PM PDT · by Trumpnation · 7 replies
    MEDIASPIN 2000 account YouTube ^ | Published on May 29, 2017
    The customer service is non existent during this exchange. This traveler spent over £1200 to go from Venice to London this weekend and now she just wants a hotel room due to a cancelled flight. So what does British Airways say?
  • Bigelow Aerospace founder says commercial world will lead in space

    05/29/2017 2:01:34 PM PDT · by BenLurkin
    CBS ^ | 05/28/2017 | Lara Logan
    NASA has partnered with Robert Bigelow, who's an unconventional figure in the aerospace world. He's more at home on the Vegas strip than at America's space agency, and he's obsessed with aliens and UFOs. In the spring of last year, he and NASA carried out an historic test to prove his high-flying technology is ready to support humans in space. When Elon Musk's SpaceX rocket roared into the skies above Cape Canaveral, it was on a mission for NASA, carrying nearly 7,000 pounds of cargo to the International Space Station -- food, supplies and Robert Bigelow's expandable spacecraft. Robert Bigelow:...
  • Germany Unleashes On Trump: He Has 'Weakened' The West

    05/29/2017 1:55:18 PM PDT · by blam · 59 replies
    Business Insider - AFP ^ | 5-291-2017 | Damien Stroka, AFP
    Berlin (AFP) — Germany unleashed a volley of criticism Monday against US President Donald Trump, slamming his "short-sighted" policies that have "weakened the West" and hurt European interests. The sharp words from Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel came after Trump concluded his first official tour abroad which took him to Saudi Arabia, Israel, Brussels and then Italy for a G7 summit. They followed Chancellor Angela Merkel's warning on Sunday that the United States and Britain may no longer be completely reliable partners. Germany's exasperation was laid bare after the G7 summit which wrapped up on Saturday with the US refusing so...
  • The Workout You Won't Stop Hearing About in 2017 (Indoor rowing)

    05/29/2017 1:55:05 PM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 24 replies ^ | Christina Stiehl
    With their sleek aesthetics, club-inspired music, and cult-like followings, cycling studios have been on top of the trendy boutique fitness totem pole for the better part of the last decade, led by grapefruit-smelling, feel-good-mantra-spouting SoulCycle (which people seem to either love or hate). Competitors such as Flywheel and Peloton have tried to knock Soul off its throne, but there's a whole new game-changer beginning to take over the world of sweaty, sexy group workouts: indoor rowing. That's right, the machine that everyone ignores at the gym, the same old one collecting dust in your grandpa's basement, is poised to be...
  • Sportswriter Tweets That Japanese Indy 500 Winner Makes Him ‘Uncomfortable’

    05/29/2017 1:48:55 PM PDT · by Timpanagos1 · 54 replies
    NBC News ^ | 5/29/17 | SAFIA SAMEE ALI
    A Denver sportswriter is out of his job after triggering an onslaught of criticism for tweeting that a Japanese driver winning Sunday's Indianapolis 500 made him "uncomfortable." Terry Frei, a sports reporter for the Denver Post, sent the questionable tweet shortly after Japanese race car driver Takuma Sato hailed victory in the illustrious Indy 500. "Nothing specifically personal, but I am very uncomfortable with a Japanese driver winning the Indianapolis 500 during Memorial Day weekend," he wrote.
  • Florida woman evicted over massive toy collection

    05/29/2017 1:44:10 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 19 replies
    WSFA ^ | 05/27/2017
    A massive stuffed animal collection was deemed a fire hazard and the woman who owns them has to move out - toys in tow. Nancy Duchovnay's home is filled with thousands of toys. So many, in fact, there's only one place to sit down and just a small pathway through the house. The collection spreads through the living room, kitchen, bedroom and even the bathroom. Appliances and other household items are blocked because there are too many stuffed animals to access them. "Changing the sheets is a major problem because I have to get everybody off," Duchovnay said. But it's...
  • Sacramento public housing residents just got free Zipcars

    05/29/2017 1:43:39 PM PDT · by ARGLOCKGUY · 22 replies
    Residents at three public housing areas now have a mini-fleet of free Zipcars to make their way around Sacramento. On Friday, Sacramento launched a pilot program that put eight shared electric Kia Souls at public housing sites. Up to 300 residents can apply for on-demand access to the vehicles, with no charge for maintenance, insurance or juicing up the battery. Read more here:
  • President Trump Meets Gold Star Families in Arlington Cemetery…(video)

    05/29/2017 1:32:16 PM PDT · by bobsunshine · 11 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | May 29, 2017 | Sundance
    After placing a wreath at the Tomb of The Unknown, and delivering a Memorial Day speech, President Donald Trump and Vice-President Mike Pence walked to place flowers on the headstone of First Lieutenant Robert Kelly -son of DHS Secretary General John Kelly- who was killed in Afghanistan in 2010. Along the route through section #60 (reserved for Iraq and Afghanistan conflict) the President and Vice-President met with families of the fallen, our nation’s finest. Obviously, many were overwhelmed and emotional as President Trump and VP Pence listened to them talk about their sons, daughters, spouses, moms and dads.
  • Earning This: A Memorial Day Message

    05/29/2017 1:25:43 PM PDT · by lightman · 5 replies
    York Daily Record ^ | 28 May A.D. 2017 | C. Kim Bracey
    I am a proud, 10-year United States Air Force veteran, a humble servant and defender in a long, noble and inspiring tradition of military service. For generations, from Lexington and Concord and Bunker Hill in Massachusetts to Yorktown, Va., to the halls of Montezuma, to the wheat fields of Gettysburg, to the shores of Tripoli, to the trenches of Germany, to now serene Pearl Harbor, to the beachheads of Normandy, to the rocky heights of Iwo Jima, to the rugged coasts of Korea, to the jungles of Vietnam, to the mean streets of Mogadishu, Somalia, to the hills and dunes...
  • In Harm’s Way: The Forgotten Service of Military Chaplains

    05/29/2017 1:25:18 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 4 replies
    Catholic Exchange ^ | May 29, 2017 | George J. Galloway
    In Harm’s Way: The Forgotten Service of Military ChaplainsGeorge J. Galloway In Otto Preminger’s 1965 classic movie In Harm’s Way, starring John Wayne as “Rock Torrey” and Kirk Douglas as “Commander Paul Eddington,” there’s an interesting dialogue that ensues after the bombing of Pearl Harbor and the subsequent return of the cruiser Swayback to the lagoon-shaped sanctuary, now burial ground for thousands of American sailors, in Oahu. It’s a direct reference to a famous quote from John Paul Jones: “I wish to have no connection with any ship that does not sail fast, for I intend to go in harm’s way.”As...
  • The Real Russia-Gate Scandal

    05/29/2017 1:22:32 PM PDT · by arthurus · 2 replies
    Accuracy In Media ^ | May 29, 2017 | Cliff Kincaid
    Weeks after Accuracy in Media exposed the nature of this phony document in a three-part series, “The Final Truth About the Trump Dossier,” Wall Street Journal columnist Holman W. Jenkins, Jr., has stumbled upon the truth, saying the dossier smells like a Russian plant. Our verdict was that the dossier compiled by former British intelligence agent Christopher Steele was part of a Russian effort, financed by Hillary Clinton donors, to smear Trump. That’s what the evidence shows.
  • John McCain Warns The World: “Democracy-Destroying” Russia Is Bigger Threat Than “Terrible ISIS”

    05/29/2017 1:22:25 PM PDT · by blam · 67 replies
    Wall Street Journal via via Newz Sentinel ^ | May 29, 2017 | By Rob Taylor Wall Street Journal
    While visiting Australia, outspoken warmonger Sen. John McCain told ABC TV that Russia is a bigger security threat than Islamic State, based on its willingness to challenge the democratic foundations of the U.S. by interfering in elections. The visit to Australia by the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee was part of an Asia tour to outline a blueprint for the U.S. to invest nearly $8 billion bulking up its military presence in the region by upgrading infrastructure, conducting additional exercises and deploying more forces and ships. Mr. McCain’s visit also was aimed at reassuring allies about U.S. willingness...
  • MSNBC Analyst Shocks Host as He Comes Unhinged, Insists Jared Kushner is a Russian Agent

    05/29/2017 1:21:48 PM PDT · by davikkm · 29 replies thegatewaypundit ^ | Chuck Ross; Cristina Laila
    MSNBC analyst, Naveed Jamali became so crazed when he insisted that President Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner is a Russian agent, that host Stephanie Ruhle was even shocked and taken aback. Jamali: “You look for patterns and this is a clear pattern emerging. It’s a pattern that shows a consistent effort to deceive. And when you have that, there’s only one conclusion you can draw, again from an intelligence standpoint that this man (Jared Kushner) was either a Russian agent, either aspiring to be a Russian agent or was in fact a Russian agent. Ruhle: “Hold on, this man being Jared...
  • Swedish Feminists Protest Patriarchy By Pretending To Be Horses

    05/29/2017 1:15:09 PM PDT · by Trumpnation · 26 replies
    TRUMP CHRONICLES YouTube ^ | Published on TRUMP CHRONICLES YouTube May 29, 2017
    Coming soon to a city near you. This you have to see for yourself.
  • Fight erupts among lawmakers after Texas Republican calls ICE on people protesting immigration bill

    05/29/2017 1:09:19 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 42 replies
    A fight broke out among lawmakers at the Texas State Capitol on Monday after a Republican representative responded to people protesting recently passed immigration legislation by calling Immigration and Customs Enforcement to come round them up. Several local reporters on the scene in Austin bring word that shoving broke out among lawmakers on Monday afternoon after Texas Republican Rep. Matt Rinaldi told a group of Latino lawmakers that he called ICE on the protesters, who were on hand to protest the passage of SB4, an anti-sanctuary cities bill that will go into effect in September.
  • Four Afghans Found Guilty Of Raping Lost 16-Year-Old Girl (UK)

    05/29/2017 1:09:02 PM PDT · by blam · 21 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 5-29-2017 | A jury at Canterbury Crown Court has delivered guilty verdicts for all four Afghani-origin men on tr
    A jury at Canterbury Crown Court has delivered guilty verdicts for all four Afghani-origin men on trial for gang-raping a lost 16-year-old girl who had gone into a takeaway in Ramsgate to ask for help. Tamin Rahmani, 37, of Ramsgate (above right), Shershah Muslimyar, 20, of Canterbury, Rafiullah Hamidy, 24, of no fixed abode (above left), and Hamid Mohamadi, 18, from Wye were found guilty of three counts of rape, reports KentLive. The jury returned their verdicts on Friday the 26th of May on all three charges against all four men. Verdicts were unanimous on all charges apart from two...