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  • Clergy Advocacy Board Says Planned Parenthood Is ‘Doing God’s Work’

    08/05/2015 3:48:16 AM PDT · by markomalley · 12 replies
    CNS News ^ | 8/5/15 | Brittany M. Hughes
    Planned Parenthood’s Clergy Advocacy Board released a statement Tuesday condemning the pro-life advocacy group that produced a series of videos appearing to show Planned Parenthood officials and employees haggling over the sale of body parts harvested from "intact fetal cadavers," while sifting through dishes of tiny organs and limbs.According to the board, the taxpayer-funded abortion giant is simply “doing God’s work.”A series of videos released over the past two weeks by the Center for Medical Progress shows Planned Parenthood officials discussing the transfer of tissue and body parts from babies who have been aborted, some as late as 18 to...
  • BOOM – Univision Reluctantly Reports Donald Trump Leading With Latino Republicans….

    08/05/2015 3:37:57 AM PDT · by Jane Long · 19 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | August 5, 2015 | sundance
    Donald Trump previously said: “I will win the Hispanic vote in this election“. Guess what? He’s right. In a Public Policy Polling survey, Trump leads with 34% of Hispanic voters, surpassing Jeb Bush, Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio. What makes this poll even more delicious, is that it had to be reported on Univision: ROGELIO MORA TAGLE, CORRESPONDENT: And it’s that upon launching his campaign, Trump said among other things that the people who emigrate from Mexico bring to the United States drugs, crime and are rapists. Those comments, for 55% of those polled, are insulting and racist, and out...
  • Loving Money Focuses on the Temporal(from“Strength for Today”)(Protestant/Evangelical Caucus)

    08/05/2015 3:25:26 AM PDT · by metmom · 1 replies
    Grace to You.org ^ | 1997 | John MacArthur, Grace Community Church
    “For we have brought nothing into the world, so we cannot take anything out of it either” (1 Timothy 6:7). Temporal concerns must not crowd out the believer’s focus on eternal things. In Charles Dickens’s memorable story A Christmas Carol, Ebenezer Scrooge learns through a series of dreams that life consists of far more important values than his selfish preoccupation with business and finance. In essence, Scrooge learns a lesson that reminds us of Jesus’ sobering question, “For what does it profit a man to gain the whole world, and forfeit his soul?” (Mark 8:36). Dickens’s story also dovetails well...
  • Netflix introduces unlimited paid maternity and paternity leave

    08/05/2015 3:24:15 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 10 replies
    Silicon Republic ^ | 8/5/15 | Kirsty Tobin
    Netflix is to give employees unlimited maternity and paternity leave during the first year after the birth or adoption of a child, it has been announced.... ...Parents can return part-time, full-time, or return and then go back out as needed. We’ll just keep paying them normally.” This is in stark contrast to the US’s maternity leave legislation, which mandates for a mere 12 weeks of paid leave. Paternity leave isn’t legislated for at all....
  • Languages Without Love (from the book "Drawing Near")(Protestant/Evangelical Caucus)

    08/05/2015 3:21:04 AM PDT · by metmom · 1 replies
    Grace to You.org ^ | 1993 | John MacArthur, Grace Community Church
    "If I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, but do not have love, I have become a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal" (1 Cor. 13:1). Love distinguishes true communication from useless chatter and meaningless noises. Paul begins his discourse on love by stating the futility of languages without love. The Corinthians were enamored with the showy spiritual gifts, apparently to the neglect of those they deemed less spectacular (see 1 Cor. 12:12-31). One of the gifts they prized most highly was tongues, which was the Spirit-given ability to declare God's truth in a language unknown to...
  • Hump-Day Humor

    08/05/2015 3:14:14 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 2 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 05 August 2015 | Reaganite Republican
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  • The Omnipotence of God- Chapter 12 (Protestant/Evangelical Caucus)

    08/05/2015 3:12:24 AM PDT · by metmom · 1 replies
    Our Heavenly Father, we have heard Thee say, ”I am the Almighty God; walk before me, and be thou perfect.” But unless Thou dost enable us by the exceeding greatness of Thy power how can we who are by nature weak and sinful walk in a perfect way? Grant that we may learn to lay hold on the working of the mighty power which wrought in Christ when Thou didst raise Him from the dead and set Him at Thine own right hand in the heavenly places. Amen. In the time of his vision John the Revelator heard as it...
  • The Wrath of God: What Is It? - Chapter 26 (Protestant/Evangelical Caucus)

    08/05/2015 3:02:31 AM PDT · by metmom · 3 replies
    IT IS RARE that there is anything good in human anger. Almost always it springs out of unholy states of heart, and frequently it leads to cursing and violence. The man of evil temper is unpredictable and dangerous and is usually shunned by men of peace and good will. There is a strong tendency among religious teachers these days to disassociate anger from the divine character and to defend God by explaining away the Scriptures that relate it to Him. This is understandable, but in the light of the full revelation of God it is inexcusable. In the first place,...
  • Free tampons would slow flow of gender inequality

    08/05/2015 3:02:22 AM PDT · by One_Upmanship · 16 replies
    Daily Bruin [UCLA] ^ | July 20, 2015 | Zoey Freedman
    To most government officials, feminine hygiene products are a luxury item. But, every day, women are being poisoned by their own bodies because they lack access to even the most essential health products. Meanwhile, most men have no problem getting covered for pills that will help them get a boner. Although still greatly outnumbered and underpaid compared to their male counterparts, women have made so much progress. Yet inequality still lies in the most basic areas of human well-being. Women are still facing unequal treatment when it comes to health care and are paying out of pocket for necessary female...
  • The Quinn in the Morning Show with Jim Quinn - August 5, 2015

    08/05/2015 2:56:30 AM PDT · by sneakers · 1 replies
    Jim Quinn is back! - and in better form than ever!! The Quinn in the Morning Show airs from 6:00am to 9:00 am, Monday thru Friday. To listen online, go to www.warroom.com and sign up (for a small fee). Or you can listen on the radio locally in the upstate NY area on 1040 WYSL Rochester, NY or 1480 WCNS in Latrobe, Pa. If you sign up online, be sure to choose the "auto-renew" option in order to have full access to archived shows and podcasts.
  • Same-Sex “Marriage” and the Crisis of Leadership

    08/05/2015 2:54:11 AM PDT · by markomalley · 5 replies
    Crisis ^ | 8/5/15 | Stephen M. Krason
    Many see the new putative constitutional right to same-sex “marriage” and the developments leading up to it as a result of a crisis of culture. It is that, to be sure, but it is also a result of a crisis of leadership. This has become further apparent in the aftermath of the Supreme Court’s Obergefell v. Hodges decision and, as I have stated in this column before, national leadership—at least after the dark night of the Obama era—must play a crucial role in resisting and overthrowing it.The political branches—Congress and the president—for the most part historically have not understood their...
  • Maine Democrats to rename annual dinner on intolerance concerns

    08/05/2015 2:53:36 AM PDT · by bob_denard · 5 replies
    BDN Maine ^ | Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015 | By Christopher Cousins
    AUGUSTA, Maine — The Maine Democratic Party is in the process of choosing a new name for its annual Jefferson-Jackson Dinner in an effort to distance itself from two prominent historical figures whose legacies recently became tarnished by intolerance. Jeremy Kennedy, the party’s executive director, said the change has been discussed informally since last year but the topic has taken on new urgency recently in the wake of a racially motivated shooting in South Carolina and the ensuing debate over the display of the Confederate flag. “Over the last year, the conversation has gained some more seriousness and depth and...
  • Crushing the Poor & Middle Class with the EPA

    08/05/2015 2:51:01 AM PDT · by markomalley · 1 replies
    Frontpage ^ | 8/5/15 | Matthew Vadum
    President Obama is surreptitiously colluding with radical anti-growth environmentalists to force ideologically driven carbon-emission controls on the energy industry that will devastate the U.S. economy, congressional investigators have discovered. As the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) drew up rules aimed at limiting carbon emissions from power-generation plants, "key stakeholders — including the American public — had little to no influence over the debate while powerful environmental activist groups were given unprecedented access to and influence over administration officials," the Washington Times reported yesterday. Collusion between the EPA and the green's isn't exactly breaking news. They've been doing it for years, but...
  • Sandra Bland’s Mother Files Wrongful-Death Lawsuit

    08/05/2015 2:49:03 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 4 replies
    NY TIMES ^ | 8/4/15 | Mitch Smith
    A federal lawsuit filed Tuesday by the mother of Sandra Bland, the Illinois woman found hanging in a Texas jail cell last month, contends that Ms. Bland should never have been arrested and that she was later held in dangerous conditions without proper supervision. The wrongful-death lawsuit named the Texas state trooper, Brian T. Encinia, who made the arrest, and two guards at the Waller County Jail, where Ms. Bland died, as defendants, along with the Texas Department of Public Safety and the county.
  • Goliath Gates: Entrance to Famous Biblical Metropolis Uncovered

    08/05/2015 2:42:29 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    Live Science ^ | August 4, 2015 | Tia Ghose, Senior Writer
    A massive gate unearthed in Israel may have marked the entrance to a biblical city that, at its heyday, was the biggest metropolis in the region. The town, called Gath, was occupied until the ninth century B.C. In biblical accounts, the Philistines — the mortal enemies of the Israelites — ruled the city. The Old Testament also describes Gath as the home of Goliath, the giant warrior whom the Israelite King David felled with a slingshot. The new findings reveal just how impressive the ancient Philistine city once was, said lead archaeologist of the current excavation, Aren Maeir, of Bar-Ilan...
  • Employers denying same-sex benefits may be in trouble

    08/05/2015 2:42:16 AM PDT · by markomalley · 6 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 8/5/15 | Paige Winnfield Cunningham
    Many employers may still refuse benefits to same-sex spouses, but those who do may be walking on thin ice. While the Supreme Court's gay marriage ruling in June required states to issue same-sex marriage licenses and recognize licenses issued elsewhere, the justices didn't say anything explicit about whether employers can treat same-sex spouses differently than opposite-sex spouses. But the decision does mean states that require certain spousal benefits must now ensure the requirements extend to same-sex spouses, legal and policy experts say. That would affect health plans offered by smaller employers, since they're typically regulated by states. "If you are...
  • Newborn baby found abandoned in stroller in South Los Angeles [umbilical cord still attached]

    08/05/2015 2:37:12 AM PDT · by markomalley · 5 replies
    KABC ^ | 8/4/15 | Leanne Suter
    A baby with his umbilical cord still attached was found abandoned in a stroller near a church in South Los Angeles Tuesday afternoon, police said. Alex Diaz spotted the stroller near Vermont Avenue and Dana Street at about 10:30 p.m. Monday, but thought it was empty and discarded. While on a walk with his two young boys at about 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Diaz took a closer look, saw the baby and notified police. "When I got up close to the stroller and the blanket was clean, it was just like, 'Oh, I hope nobody did this, I hope I'm not...
  • The Bookstore - By Jethro

    08/05/2015 2:35:59 AM PDT · by smoothsailing · 4 replies
    iOTWREPORT ^ | 8-5-2015 | Big Fur Hat
    August 5, 2015The Bookstore - By Jethro by Big Fur Hat So, I was walking through the mall and I saw that there was a Muslim bookstore. I was wondering what exactly was in a Muslim bookstore so I went in. As I was wandering around taking a look, the clerk stopped me and asked if he could help me. I asked, “Do you have a copy of Donald Trump’s book on his U.S. Immigration Policy regarding Muslims and illegal Mexicans?” The clerk said, “F— off, get out and stay out!” I said, “Yes, that’s the one. Do you have...
  • Drones and driverless tractors – is this the future of farming?

    08/05/2015 2:33:18 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 7 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 20 July 2015 | Peter Moore
    Drones and driverless tractors – is this the future of farming? With more than half of the British countryside being managed by precision farming methods, is the new agricultural revolution gathering pace? Peter Moore Monday 20 July 2015 07.30 BST Last modified on Monday 20 July 2015 07.33 BST On 7 July 1964 the Daily Express published a satirical cartoon, a send-up of Britain’s farming community as it struggled to adapt from its old, rustic world to a new, technological one. The cartoon was set at a Royal Show at a point in the near future. One side of the...
  • Networks Censor Release of Fifth Planned Parenthood Baby Parts Video; Continue Lion Coverage

    08/05/2015 2:31:34 AM PDT · by markomalley · 2 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 8/5/15 | Curtis Houck
    With the ABC and CBS preoccupied with continuing coverage of Cecil the Lion and NBC harping on Jeb Bush’s comments about women’s health, the major broadcast networks found zero time on Tuesday night to mention the fact that arguably the most disturbing video yet in the Planned Parenthood scandal was released hours earlier by the Center for Medical Progress (CMP). Despite multiple mentions on cable networks CNN, the Fox News Channel (FNC), and MSNBC, the “big three” networks reverted back to their old ways of censoring the CMP videos as they did in the case of the third video (plus...
  • ‘Ferguson Uprising’ to Mark 1st Anniversary of Aug. 9, 2014

    08/05/2015 2:27:18 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    Equal Voice News ^ | August 4, 2015 | Jim Suhr and Jim Salter, The Associated Press & Equal Voice Staff
    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A silent march and a day of civil disobedience are among the events being planned this weekend in Ferguson to mark the first anniversary of the fatal shooting of a Black 18-year-old by a White police officer, an event that galvanized the “Black Lives Matter” movement. Organizers are calling it the “Ferguson Uprising Commemoration Weekend.” Plans announced last week include a silent march starting at 11 a.m. (Central) on Sunday from Canfield Drive, where Michael Brown was killed, to Greater St. Mark Family Church. The agenda from the Ferguson Action Council includes an art event, rap...
  • Serbia marks day of mourning, remembers Serb victims [of Operation Storm]

    08/05/2015 2:27:13 AM PDT · by Ravnagora · 3 replies
    B92 ^ | August 5, 2015 | Beta
    Serbia is this Wednesday marking a day of remembrance for the Serbs who were killed or exiled in the wars during the 1990s.A convoy of ethnic Serb refugees expelled from Croatia 20 yearsa ago (Tanjug, file) The government also declared today a day of mourning for the victims of Croatia's Operation Storm that took place 20 years ago and resulted in the expulsion of over 200,000 Serbs, while more than 2,000 were listed as killed or missing. A memorial service for the victims in Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina will be held in St. Marko's Church in Belgrade. At noon, bells will...
  • "Operation Storm was joint criminal enterprise"

    08/05/2015 2:21:17 AM PDT · by Ravnagora · 2 replies
    B92 ^ | August 3, 2015 | Tanjug
    Croatia's Operation Storm was a joint criminal enterprise whose goal was to expel the Serb people in Croatia from the areas they lived in for centuries.This has been stated by the head of the Coalition of Refugee Associations Miodrag Linta. He spoke for Serbia's state broadcaster RTS on the occasion of the upcoming 20th anniversary of Croatia's military and police campaign. Linta said that over 220,000 Serbs were expelled from Croatia during Operation Storm, while around 2,000 were killed - 1,200 of them civilians. At the same time more than 40,000 residential and business premises owned by Serbs were set...
  • UK suicide tourist: 'ideal shelf life for people is 70'

    08/05/2015 2:09:33 AM PDT · by markomalley · 15 replies
    The death of a healthy British former nurse at a suicide clinic in Basel last month is igniting controversy in the UK at a time when the number of foreigners coming to end their lives in Switzerland is rising sharply. Gill Pharaoh, 75, decided to die with dignity in order to avoid “the kind of old age I have always dreaded and feared”. She set out her reasons in a blog before carrying out an assisted suicide at the Swiss clinic on July 21st. “I have always suspected that an ideal shelf life for many people is about 70 years,”...
  • Melbourne Man Tried to Rob Church During Sermon: Police

    08/05/2015 1:57:54 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 1 replies
    NBC Miami ^ | Tuesday, Aug 4, 2015
    A 21-year-old central Florida man faces multiple charges after authorities say he tried to rob a church during Sunday services. Pastor Les Snodgrass of The Door Christian Fellowship Church in Melbourne tells Florida Today he was in the middle of his sermon on Sunday when a man stood up and pointed a gun at his 76-year-old mother. Snodgrass recalls John Grace, of Melbourne, yelled obscenities as he ordered the pastor's wife to "tie up the children.'' Melbourne police say Snodgrass pleaded with Grace before he and his son subdued him. Darius Snodgrass, the pastor's son, said he jumped 6 to...
  • Avoid intellect, logic when it comes to Islam, Perak mufti tells Cabinet

    08/05/2015 1:53:32 AM PDT · by markomalley · 6 replies
    Malay Mail ^ | 8/4/15
    Tan Sri Harussani Zakaria reminded federal ministers yesterday against issuing statements based on logic and intellect when it comes to Islam, claiming that the intellect is influenced by desires and subsequently susceptible to the devil. In a report carried by Malay daily Sinar Harian, the Perak mufti also warned Muslim ministers against deriding and belittling Islamic laws, as they risk breaching their oath of loyalty that was made in the name of Allah. “I advise them not to go overboard. Islam is based on faith… Don’t make any remarks based on the intellect or logic because they are laws of...
  • Proposed Muslim Cemetery Draws Opposition in Collin County

    08/05/2015 1:50:36 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 9 replies
    NBC DFW ^ | Tuesday, Aug 4, 2015 | Ben Russell
    A standing-room only crowd filled the Farmersville High School auditorium Tuesday for a town hall meeting about a proposed Muslim-owned cemetery outside of town. Much of the talk focused on negativity toward, and fear of, Islam. “I don’t like your religion, and I don’t even classify it as a religion,” said one man who spoke at the meeting. “Sometimes evil comes in sheep’s clothing, so that kind of bothers me,” a woman announced. Some residents in Farmersville are upset about plans to build an Islamic cemetery. People arrived Tuesday to a town hall meeting on the topic. (Published Tuesday, Aug....
  • ISIS executes 19 women for refusing to practice sex with its fighters, says Kurdish official

    08/05/2015 1:46:42 AM PDT · by markomalley · 5 replies
    Iraqi News ^ | 8/3/15 | Abdelchak Mamoun
    Media official of the Kurdistan Democratic Party in Mosul, Said Mimousini, said on Monday, that ISIS executed 19 women in Mosul, attributing the cause to refusing the practice of the so-called sexual jihad. Mimousini said in an interview for IraqiNews.com, “ISIS executed 19 women in the city of Mosul during the past two days,” claiming that, “the penalty decision came on the background of the refusal to participate in the practice of sexual jihad.” He added that the last period has seen splits in the ranks of ISIS in Mosul and internal conflicts because of the money and distribution of...
  • 'Relentless' Suspect Chases, Stabs Man to Death in Chula Vista

    08/05/2015 1:46:29 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 5 replies
    NBC San Diego ^ | Aug 4, 2015 | Andie Adams and Dave Summers
    A 19-year-old suspect is accused of stalking, chasing and stabbing a man to death.A "relentless" suspect chased a man down a Chula Vista street and stabbed him to death, Chula Vista Police told NBC 7 Tuesday. At about 6 p.m., calls into 911 reported a fight in progress in the 2800 block of Cielo Circulo, part of the Eastlake Vistas area. "I was trying sleep and I heard someby running and screaming," said Alex Felix. Felix and other residents of the Casa Lago Condominium complex were startled during their evening routines by shouts outside their windows. Police said a 19-year-old...
  • 'Stalk them and kill them,' Farrakhan says, calling for 10,000 volunteers to kill whites

    08/05/2015 1:43:17 AM PDT · by markomalley · 39 replies
    Christian Examiner ^ | 8/5/15 | Gregory Tomlin
    MIAMI (Christian Examiner) – In a sermon reminiscent of the fiery rhetoric of an Islamic State preacher, Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, now 82, said in Miami the time has come for 10,000 black volunteers to kill white Americans.In the sermon at Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Farrakhan said he was looking for "10,000 in the midst of the million ... 10,000 fearless men who say death is sweeter than continued life under tyranny" to retaliate against white Americans because of their alleged oppression of black people.Farrakhan said the Quran calls for retaliation when "slaves" are oppressed."Retaliation is a...
  • Trump, Cruz, Carson and more: Your guide to scoring the Republican debate

    08/05/2015 1:39:05 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 4, 2015 | Juan Williams
    Is this the dumbest idea of the 2016 campaign? Or is it the smartest? The New York Times recently reported that several top Republican donors wanted GOP candidates to boycott the primary debates to signal their distaste for billionaire real estate developer Donald Trump.(VIDEO-AT-LINK) Turning their backs on Trump would make news and establish the party’s identity as more than a big, bright platform for Trump. His sensational, barbed attacks on fellow Republicans, immigrants and President Obama have hurt the Republican brand with voters, including independents, Latinos and, most of all, Republicans. But despite his many critics, Trump remains at...
  • Unregistered Sex Offender Found Naked in Fairfield Community Center Bathroom

    08/05/2015 1:24:08 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 4 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | Tuesday, Aug 4, 2015
    A Fairfield man who was supposed to register as a sex offender was found naked Tuesday morning in a bathroom stall at the Fairfield Community Center, police said. An employee discovered the man, identified as 41-year-old Randy Smith, around 9 a.m., police said. The employee was concerned because pre-school classes at the Community Center at 1000 Kentucky St. were about to start, according to police. Officers learned Smith was released from prison at the end of July and was required to register with the City of Fairfield as a sex offender within a week, police said. Smith was arrested for...
  • Rohnert Park Launches Investigation After Video Shows Cop Pull Gun Out on Man

    08/05/2015 1:21:11 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 7 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | Tuesday, Aug 4, 2015 | Cheryl Hurd
    An incident caught on video that shows a Rohnert Park cop pulling his gun on a man who apparently did commit a crime is under investigation, officials said. The video posted by Don McComas on Facebook last week has gone viral. "We're going to look into this incident and do a review of it to see if it matches the protocol, and look at protocols to make sure we are doing everything possible to keep our officers and community members safe," Rohnert Park City Manager Darrin Jenkins said. Sources tell NBC Bay Area the officer was in the area because...
  • Today's Toons 8/5/15

    08/05/2015 1:17:50 AM PDT · by pookie18 · 5 replies
    The Right Reasons ^ | 8/5/15 | pookie18
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  • WHAT SURFACES FROM THE DEEP, DARK WEB

    08/05/2015 1:12:24 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 4 replies
    SecuritybIntelligence ^ | JULY 17, 2015 | John Kuhn
    The terms Deep Web, Dark Web and darknet have begun piercing the bubble of popular culture. They’re used continuously in shows like CBS’ “CSI: Cyber” and “Mr. Robot” on the USA Network. While not quite as popular as terms like malware, give them some time and they’ll get there eventually. The Deep Web is typically referenced as a place where criminals meet and sell various illegal wares first and foremost. My previous report, “Dangers of the Deep, Dark Web,” demonstrates this is indeed true. It is, however, also a place from which cybercriminals issue attacks. Onions Have Layers One very...
  • Trump teams with Cruz to defund Planned Parenthood: Mogul would shutter government to achieve goal

    08/05/2015 12:48:42 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    WorldNetDaily ^ | August 4, 2015 | Cheryl Chumley
    Sen. Ted Cruz and billionaire Donald Trump may be warring for the same White House post, but they’ve nevertheless cast aside politics to push a defund Planned Parenthood strategy, hoping their star-power status will press legislators to add a rider to a bill moving on Capitol Hill that would cut the organization’s finances. Trump gave his official rubber-stamp to the plan during Monday evening remarks, despite the fact Democrats vowed to oppose any bill containing such rider, Politico reported. Call it Obamacare redux. This is the same maneuver Cruz tried with Obamacare in 2013; now, the Texas senator is hoping...
  • Presidential candidate Ted Cruz to be keynote speaker at Cheyenne GOP reception (Wyoming)

    08/05/2015 12:31:36 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet
    CHEYENNE, Wyoming — Presidential candidate Ted Cruz is making a stop in Cheyenne, where he's scheduled to be the keynote speaker at a Republican-hosted fundraiser. KGAB-AM reports (http://bit.ly/1IESrSe) donations to attend the first annual Chairman's Reception on Aug. 20 start at $50 and reach as high as $1,500....
  • 9 monitored for possible Ebola exposure in Alabama

    08/05/2015 12:30:59 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 4 replies
    WFTV ^ | 8-5-2015 | WFTV
    By Cox Media Group National Content Desk BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Nine people reportedly are being monitored for possible Ebola exposure in Alabama. AL.com reports that a patient at University of Alabama-Birmingham Hospital was "exhibiting Ebola-like symptoms" Tuesday night. Hospital officials called the patient "low-risk" but are testing the person for Ebola. >> Read more trending stories Eight other people – including six rescue workers and two family members of the patient – also are being monitored after having contact with the patient, according to the AL.com report. Two of the rescue workers are under quarantine at the hospital, four emergency...
  • Ala. Public Health Officer: Unlikely patient with possible Ebola symptoms poses risk to public

    08/05/2015 12:18:21 AM PDT · by Smokin' Joe · 7 replies
    WBRC Fox 6 Alabama ^ | August 4, 2015 | Brianne Britzius and Christy Hutchings
    BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Birmingham Police Lt. Joe Roberts says a person has arrived at UAB Hospital with possible Ebola symptoms. This is not a confirmed case of Ebola at this time. The residence where the patient has been staying, in the 1600 block of 17th Street Southwest, is being "isolated" by authorities. Battalion Chief Buddy Wilks with Birmingham Fire and Rescue Service said his crews were called to the scene for a general illness earlier Tuesday. He said once they assessed the patient's symptoms and determined the patient had traveled to West Africa, they contacted UAB Hospital and received...
  • Debaters, here's how to freak out Trump

    08/05/2015 12:11:56 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    CNN Politics ^ | August 4, 2015 | Dean Obeidallah, Palestinian comedian & Columnist
    Attention Republican presidential candidates prepping for Thursday's first debate. Do you want to beat Donald Trump? I mean seriously, are you in this to win or just to raise your speaking fees, sell more books and possibly get a deal to be a commentator on a cable news network? For those who truly want to beat Trump, I have the weapon that may just do the trick: comedy. But I'm not talking the type of "comedy" we have recently seen in your desperate efforts to attract media attention. The likes of Rand Paul's video in which he takes a chainsaw...
  • Top Immigration Agency Touts ‘Path To Citizenship’ As Means For Blunting Homegrown Terror

    08/05/2015 12:11:00 AM PDT · by South40 · 8 replies
    Daily Caller (Yahoo) ^ | 4 AUG 2015 | RACHEL STOLTZFOOS
    The top U.S. immigration agency told a Senate subcommittee it's working to blunt homegrown terrorism by marketing U.S. citizenship to immigrants. The top U.S. immigration agency told a Senate subcommittee it’s working to blunt homegrown terrorism by marketing U.S. citizenship to immigrants. “In furtherance of DHS’s mission to safeguard the homeland, [United States Citizenship and Immigration Services] is committed to fostering integration and community cohesion,” the agency recently told the Immigration and the National Interest Subcommittee in records obtained by The Daily Caller News Foundation.
  • Trump: What You Don't See Is What You Will Get

    08/05/2015 12:02:43 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 43 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | August 5, 2016 | Gene Schwimmer
    ".......This writer will not attempt to dissuade the Trump-o-philes from their ardor. If one’s idea of a Joe-Six-pack-cares-about-guys-like-me-populist is an arrogant brat in grownup clothing, who pulled himself up by the multimillion-dollar bootstraps he received and ultimately inherited from his daddy, a guy who builds luxury apartments that, one suspects, few of his supporters could ever dream of affording, then, by all means, vote for the guy.What this writer can do is show Trump’s supporters – and make it impossible for them to say, should this life-imitates-Elmer-Gantry snake oil salesman become president, that they didn’t know – what they, and...
  • Giorgio: The Debate Over Fox’s Debate

    08/04/2015 11:56:01 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    GoLocalWorcester ^ | August 5, 2015 | Paul Giorgio, Mindsetter
    The first Republican debate took place Monday night at Saint Anslems College in New Hampshire. Notably absent were Donald Trump and Mike Huckabee, the Arkansas preacher turned one term governor, Fox talk show host and radical right wing religious zealot, who if elected, would make Sharia law seem civil. His positions on social issues are downright frightening. The alleged debate wasn’t really a debate at all. It was interviews where each candidate had 3 minutes to make a pitch to the audience. The first real debate takes place tomorrow evening in Ohio. Let's talk about the main attraction at this...
  • BOOM – Univision Reluctantly Reports Donald Trump Leading With Latino Republicans….

    08/04/2015 11:52:34 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 16 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | August 5, 2015 | sundance
    Donald Trump previously said: “I will win the Hispanic vote in this election“. Guess what? He’s right. In a Public Policy Polling survey, Trump leads with 34% of Hispanic voters, surpassing Jeb Bush, Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio. What makes this poll even more delicious, is that it had to be reported on Univision: ROGELIO MORA TAGLE, CORRESPONDENT: And it’s that upon launching his campaign, Trump said among other things that the people who emigrate from Mexico bring to the United States drugs, crime and are rapists. Those comments, for 55% of those polled, are insulting and racist, and out...
  • Can the United States Stop a War With Russia?

    08/04/2015 11:46:36 PM PDT · by Navy Patriot · 13 replies
    New York Observer ^ | August 4, 2015 | Jack Hanick
    America is heading for war with Russia. Some call the current situation “an increase of hostility” or “Cold War II.” There are two sides to this story. I believe that American journalists from all political persuasions are not offering critical analysis. Understanding the Russian side and taking their arguments seriously can help prevent serious consequences. Americans believe that Russians are fed propaganda by the state-controlled media. If Russians only could hear the truth, the thinking goes, they would welcome the US position. This is not so. There are more than 300 TV stations available in Moscow. Only 6 are state-controlled....
  • Democrats Need a Scott Walker

    08/04/2015 11:44:30 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 15 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | August 4, 2016 | Holman W. Jenkins, Jr.
    ".....Unions may not matter much in American workplaces anymore but unions represent the main political obstacle to just about every kind of reform: School choice. Entitlements. Pensions. Health care.Even causes that wouldn’t seem union business prompt union opposition. Labor has been the chief obstacle to overhauling California’s notorious Environmental Quality Act—a reform supported by Democrats and environmentalists—because unions like using the law’s excessive paperwork burdens to threaten projects important to employers.Big labor is behind a New Jersey state senator’s proposal last week for a trillion-dollar federal bailout of state and local government pensions—pensions that most federal taxpayers who would be...
  • Russia Ready To Send Paratroopers To Syria

    08/04/2015 11:38:45 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 6 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Tuesday, August 4, 2015 | L. Todd Wood
    There was confusion coming out of the Kremlin on Tuesday regarding Russia sending paratroopers to help the Assad regime in Syria, a longtime client state of Moscow. Russian news agency TASS initially reported that the commander of Russian airborne forces, Colonel-General Vladimir Shamanov, when asked by a Syrian reporter about Russia sending troops to help the Assad regime battle Islamic extremists, said, “Of course we will execute the decisions set forth by the country’s leadership, if there is a task at hand.” He noted the close connection between the Russian and Syrian military, “Many Syrian experts, including military, received education...
  • FBI: Middle Eastern Men Intimidating U.S. Military Families In Colorado & Wyoming

    08/04/2015 11:38:40 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 28 replies
    CBS Denver ^ | 8-4-2015 | CBS Denver
    DENVER (CBS4) – An alert has been issued by the FBI to all law enforcement agencies in Colorado and Wyoming involving U.S. military families and concerns about who may be watching them. The alert says Middle Eastern men are approaching families of U.S. military members at their homes in Colorado and Wyoming. It mentions Greeley and Cheyenne, Wyoming as the specific areas. In one case last May the wife of a military member was approached in front of her home by two Middle Eastern males. The men stated that she was the wife of a U.S. interrogator. When she denied...
  • Prayer request for my wife

    08/04/2015 11:38:09 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 39 replies
    FreeRepublic | August 5, 2015 | 2ndDivisionVet
    My wife, Barbara and I spent most of the day at different doctor's offices trying to get a handle on a wound on her left foot around her toes that seems to be infected. Each doctor would send us to a different specialist until the last said she should check herself in to a hospital emergency room for IV anti-biotics and an MRI. So that is where she is tonight. She thinks she will just be overnight but I get similar infections in my legs and they keep me 3 or 4 days, usually. Please pray for her quick healing...
  • Editorial: The Donald wearing thin

    08/04/2015 11:30:17 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    The Albuquerque Journal ^ | August 5, 2015 | The Editorial Board
    One thing about Donald Trump, you don’t have to guess what he’s really thinking … if you can call it that. Republican-for-now presidential candidate Trump has set himself apart – and ahead in the polls – from the crowded field of GOP candidates with his candid tell-it-like-he-sees-it pronouncements, particularly regarding the hot-button issue of immigration – certainly a topic presidential contenders should address. There are an estimated more than 11 million illegal immigrants in the U.S. and more than 451,000 deportation cases in U.S. immigration courts. After calling some Mexican immigrants rapists and criminals, Trump has now proclaimed that all...