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  • [From 7/18/15]Hillary To ‘Black Lives Matter’ Activists: Maybe I’ll Just Talk To White People

    07/30/2016 8:25:57 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 3 replies
    thefederalist.com ^ | August 18, 2015 | Sean Davis
    Activists from the Black Lives Matter movement finally got some face time with Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, and things did not go well. Footage from the conversation, which took place in New Hampshire on August 11, was finally released late Monday night and shows Hillary getting testy with the black activists. “The piece that’s most important, and I stand here in your space and I say this as respectfully as I can,” Julius Jones, one of the activists, said to Hillary Clinton, “but if you don’t tell black people what we need to do, then we won’t tell you...
  • Charles Koch warns politicians are offering ‘frightening’ answers to improve society

    07/30/2016 8:22:03 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 9 replies
    WaPo ^ | July 30, 2016 | Matea Gold
    Charles Koch warns politicians are offering ‘frightening’ answers to improve society By Matea Gold July 30 at 9:06 PM COLORADO SPRINGS — Billionaire industrialist Charles Koch on Saturday chastised the political class, saying that those seeking public office were offering "frightening" answers and largely failing to promote a society that provides opportunity for all. “Our goal is to unite people from all walks of life to work for what we call a free and open society — a society of opportunity, of free speech, free exchange, and what we call permissionless innovation,” Koch told conservative donors assembled in a hotel...
  • Alleged Volunteer Parkway shooter Lakeem Scott indicted

    07/30/2016 8:16:47 PM PDT · by TheDon
    News Channel 11 ^ | July 12, 2016 | News Channel 11 Staff and Allie Hinds
    BRISTOL, TN (WJHL) – A man accused in a deadly shooting in Bristol, Tenn., last week was indicted Tuesday by a Sullivan County grand jury on various charges, including first-degree murder.
  • Why NASA still believes we might find life on Mars

    07/30/2016 8:13:28 PM PDT · by PROCON · 11 replies
    WAPO ^ | July 30, 2016 | Sarah Kaplan
    The day Gil Levin says he detected life on Mars, he was waiting in his lab at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, watching a piece of paper inch out of a printer. Levin snatched the sheet and scrutinized the freshly inked graph. A thin line measuring radioactive carbon crept steadily upward, just as it always did when Levin performed the test with microbes on Earth. But this data came from tens of millions of miles away, where NASA's Viking lander was — for the first time in history — conducting an experiment on the surface of Mars. "Gil, that's life,"...
  • HOW DOES A 3D PRINTER WORK?

    07/30/2016 8:12:03 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    Community Magazine ^ | July 30, 2016
    3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, is a method of creating almost anything you can think of by using a computer-controlled printer. 3D printing takes digital files and transforms them into real, three-dimensional, solid products. With a 3D printer, you are able to design and manufacture everyday items such as shoes, jewelry, auto parts, medical equipment, homes, and even artificial organs right in your own home or office! The process begins with creating a virtual design of the object you want to make. This design is made in a CAD (Computer-Aided Design) file, using a 3D modeling program which...
  • The US Military is a Politically Correct Weakling

    07/30/2016 8:05:15 PM PDT · by pboyington · 6 replies
    US Defense Watch ^ | July 30, 2016 | Ray Starmann
    It’s literally something more absurd every day now… Practically every 24 hour news cycle, the perfumed princes and princesses in the Pentagon announce some ludicrous bit of social engineering that sounds so compassionate, sensitive, politically correct and trendy, but in actuality is another nail in the coffin of the US Armed Forces. The latest bit of total insanity was the announcement that US Navy was going to name a ship after deceased gay activist Harvey Milk. According to USNI News: The Navy is set to name a ship after the gay rights icon and San Francisco politician Harvey Milk, according...
  • An After School Satan Club could be coming to your kid’s elementary school

    07/30/2016 8:04:16 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 9 replies
    Washington Post ^ | July 30, 2016 at 4:21 PM | Katherine Stewart
    It’s a hot summer night, and leaders of the Satanic Temple have gathered in the crimson­-walled living room of a Victorian manse in this city renowned for its witch trials in the 17th century. They’re watching a sepia-toned video, in which children dance around a maypole, a spider crawls across a clown’s face and eerie, ambient chanting gives way to a backward, demonic voice-over. The group chuckles with approval. They’re here plotting to bring their wisdom to the nation’s public elementary school children. They point out that Christian evangelical groups already have infiltrated the lives of America’s children through after-school...
  • No Ear to Hear

    07/30/2016 7:57:32 PM PDT · by kindred · 2 replies
    http://www.theignorantfishermen.com ^ | July 30, 2016 | DJP I.F.
    Those upon the Titanic did not need to hear optimistic remedies of how to fix a doomed and sinking ship but rather man the life boats and if you missed the life boats, Almighty God has provided a Savior for the world beyond that awaits us if you should so choose (John 3:16-17, Gal. 1:4, 1 John 2:15-17) We as a nation - who are at the absolute end of our journey - do not need to tell people to hope in a lawless agenda, which is offered by both political parties here in America. The political fall-out and consequence...
  • American Minute for July 31st

    07/30/2016 7:43:33 PM PDT · by kindred
    On the third of his four voyages, Columbus sailed south along the west coast of Africa before heading west across the Atlantic Ocean. Then he was caught in the doldrums, a notorious condition of no winds and intense heat. After drifting aimlessly for eight days and running out of drinking water, Columbus vowed if the winds returned, he would name the first land he saw after the Holy Trinity. The winds returned and on JULY 31, 1498, he sighted an island off the coast of Venezuela which coincidentally had three peaks rising from the bay. Columbus obtained fresh water for...
  • Clinton secures Mark Cuban's endorsement in Pittsburgh

    07/30/2016 7:42:34 PM PDT · by Robwin · 39 replies
    Reuters ^ | 07/30/2016 | Amanda Becker
    PITTSBURGH, Pa., July 30 - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton toured the U.S. Rust Belt on Saturday, promising to reject bad international trade deals during a factory visit and securing the endorsement of investor Mark Cuban at a Pittsburgh rally. The Dallas Mavericks owner, who said as recently as last month that there was a "good chance" he would vote for Donald Trump, instead criticized the Republican nominee's leadership in front of an energetic crowd. "Leadership is not yelling and screaming and intimidating," Cuban said. You know what we call a person like that in Pittsburgh? A jagoff!" Cuban added,...
  • Koch brothers network rules out anti-Clinton ads

    07/30/2016 7:41:30 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 20 replies
    WMTW.com ^ | 7/30/2016 | Theodore Schleifer
    COLORADO SPRINGS (CNN) —The powerful political network helmed by Charles and David Koch is ruling out running advertisements intended to hurt Hillary Clinton, another sign of their insistence on avoiding the presidential race. The Koch network has previously said they will not back Republican candidate Donald Trump, but on Saturday officials told reporters that they would not run negative Clinton spots, a position taken by some Republican groups that are uneasy with the controversial GOP standard-bearer. The group is laser-focused on maintaining and expanding the Senate majority -- in the midst of a $42 million television advertising campaign focused on...
  • Rio Olympics security firm fired, maligned police force takes over

    07/30/2016 7:38:52 PM PDT · by PROCON · 8 replies
    yahoo ^ | July 30, 2016 | Daniel Tran
    Less than a week before the 2016 Rio Olympics are set to start, the Brazil Ministry of Justice terminated its contract with a private firm that was supposed to provide security for the games. The ministry cited “incompetence and irresponsibility” from the Rio de Janeiro-based firm Artel, and moved to strip them of their duties. It’s not hard to see why the Ministry of Justice reacted so harshly. With only a few days left until the first venues are set to open, Artel admitted that they have only hired 500 security personnel. They were supposed to hire 3,400. These staff...
  • Final primary spending numbers are in; see who's more embarrassed than Lindsey Graham

    07/30/2016 7:37:06 PM PDT · by kevcol · 8 replies
    Bizpac Review ^ | July 30, 2016 | Scott Morefield
    The most "inefficient" candidate? Why, Lindsey Graham, of course. I know, I know. Did ANYONE vote for Lindsey Graham? Well, 5,623 souls to be exact, or enough to fill up a Columbia 1-AA football stadium. Since Graham paid a total of $5,700,248 for all those votes, or $1,013.74 per vote, he wins the prize for electoral waste. . . In fairness to Graham and others who exited the race early, generally those who invested a ton of money in the early primaries only to fail and drop out were by far the least efficient candidates. For example, Jeb Bush spent...
  • Despite Hillary’s Historic Nomination, Democrats Are Kind Of Freaking Out That Trump Will Beat Her

    07/30/2016 7:32:42 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 30, 2016 | Matt Vespa
    Hillary Clinton made history, but that may not be enough to get her to 270. Some Democrats are still worried that Donald Trump might win, given the level of volatility this election cycle, how Trump deflects media attacks like Teflon, and the high level of Democratic discontent within their own ranks over ClintonÂ’s nomination. Those feelings were intensified when leaked emails from the Democratic National Committee showed staffers trying to find ways to derail Sen. Bernie SandersÂ’ campaign. The amount of booing, even during ClintonÂ’s acceptance speech Thursday night just highlighted those divisions within the Democratic Party (via The Hill):...
  • Vietnam Veterans go mental at stupid pokemon go players at memorial park(foul Language)

    07/30/2016 7:30:49 PM PDT · by BBell · 21 replies
    I don't blame them, i don't blame them at all! Those c*&t "gamers" should be shipped right away to those other c$%ts of ISIS, no ifs ands or buts!
  • Billionaire's aide says no plans to help Trump (Charles Koch)

    07/30/2016 7:22:15 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 37 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jul. 30, 2016 8:58 PM EDT | Steve Peoples
    Billionaire industrialist and conservative benefactor Charles Koch’s expansive political network will not help Donald Trump win the presidency. That’s the message from one of the Koch network’s chief lieutenants as hundreds of the nation’s most powerful Republican donors gathered for a weekend retreat on Saturday. With Election Day just three months away, Koch lamented the state of the 2016 contest during a welcome reception inside a luxury hotel at the foot of the Rocky Mountains. “We don’t really, in some cases, don’t really have good options,” Koch said of the “current political situation.” …
  • Need Help Finding Image: Stone Monument "They Never Strike First"

    07/30/2016 7:20:29 PM PDT · by conservativeimage.com · 10 replies
    The picture is of a stone monument with words chiseled to this effect "We never fire first" in reference to the American Revolution, Gadsden flag, rattlesnake, don't tread on me.
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 07-30-16, OM, St. Peter Chrysologus, Bishop and Doctor/Church

    07/30/2016 7:08:10 PM PDT · by Salvation · 19 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 07-30-16 | Revised New American Bible
    July 30, 2016 Saturday of the Seventeenth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Jer 26:11-16, 24 The priests and prophets said to the princes and to all the people,“This man deserves death;he has prophesied against this city,as you have heard with your own ears.”Jeremiah gave this answer to the princes and all the people:“It was the LORD who sent me to prophesy against this house and cityall that you have heard.Now, therefore, reform your ways and your deeds;listen to the voice of the LORD your God,so that the LORD will repent of the evil with which he threatens you.As...
  • Bernie Supporters Say They're Voting For Trump

    07/30/2016 7:04:26 PM PDT · by dontreadthis · 13 replies
    You Tube ^ | Jul 29, 2016 | CampusReform
    This week at the Democratic National Convention, much of the focus was not on nominee Hillary Clinton, but on Bernie Sanders and his enthusiastic contingent of young supporters. While some had speculated that Sanders supporters would fall in line after his endorsement of Clinton, it appears that this consolidation has yet to gain any momentum. Bernie supporters, emboldened by the recent DNC email leak, took to the streets in Philadelphia to voice their displeasure with Hillary and the Democrat party as a whole. With chants of “Hell no DNC, we won’t vote for Hillary” and “Lock her up,” the protesters...
  • DOJ: Confederate-flag tattoo is 'evidence of racial animus'

    07/30/2016 7:00:03 PM PDT · by kevcol · 18 replies
    WND ^ | July 30, 2016 | Smoking Gun
    In a hate crimes complaint, the U.S. Department of Justice has identified a criminal defendant's tattoo of the Confederate flag as "indicative of white supremacy," according to court records.
  • What would happen if Trump dropped out?

    07/30/2016 6:57:55 PM PDT · by roostercogburn · 63 replies
    Sometimes I think he may get frustrated with all of the attacks and the headaches..just say the hell with it.
  • I really hate stupid people!

    07/30/2016 6:55:55 PM PDT · by Kevin in California · 13 replies
    07-30-2016 | Me
    Especially stupid liberals. Wait, they're all stupid. Who the hell was that stupid lib woman on Judge Jeanine's opening segment? I swear, if I could have reached into my TV, I would've choked that woman. WHAT A STUPID LIBERAL. Oh, and a Hillary fanatic. I got the impression Jeanine wanted to fold her teeth back.
  • Why ‘white trash’ Americans are flocking to Donald Trump

    When J.D. Vance was a boy, his beloved grandmother “Mamaw” told her boozer husband that if he ever came home drunk again, she’d kill him. When he did, and passed out on the couch, she got a gasoline can, poured fuel all over him and dropped a lit match on his chest. He survived with mild burns, and later quit drinking. One time when J.D.’s mom took exception to something the boy said in the car, she hit the accelerator and sped up to 100 miles per hour, screaming that she was going to kill them both. When he jumped...
  • Megyn ‘Eve’ Kelly Has Meltdown Over Trump Muslim Ban — Is Rebuked By Huckabee

    07/30/2016 6:32:48 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 71 replies
    Breitbart TV ^ | July 30,2016
    On Friday’s Fox News Channel broadcast of “The Kelly File,” host Megyn Kelly confronted former Gov. Mike Huckabee (R-AR) about GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump’s proposed temporary ban of Muslim refugees. Video at site
  • Christians pay price as Turkey turns to Islam after attempted coup

    Mid the cacophony of police sirens, low-flying helicopters and rifle fire, there was another sound during the attempt to overthrow president Recep Tayyip Erdogan: The wailing of Turkey’s imams. From the nations’s 85,000 mosques, their amplified voices were heard calling upon the faithful to take to the streets and defy the plotters. The people listened. Some bravely stood in front of tanks as they defended the democratically elected president. Around 240 from both sides died and 1,400 were injured. For others the night presented different opportunities as hardline Muslim Sunnis, whipped up to a frenzy, targeted Turkey’s Christian community. In...
  • Breaking: Presidential Debates Schedule Released!

    Breaking: Presidential Debates Schedule Released! September 26: New York October 9: Missouri October 19: Nevada
  • Trump Still Leads Clinton in Presidential Election Daily Tracking Poll (FReep a poll)

    07/30/2016 6:13:47 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 45 replies
    People's Pundit Daily ^ | July 30, 2016 | Richard D. Baris
    Donald Trump holds a roughly 5-point lead over Hillary Clinton two days after the Democratic National Convention. The People’s Pundit Daily Presidential Election Daily Tracking Poll finds Mr. Trump at 47.6% to 42.1% for Mrs. Clinton, a lead that is largely fueled by a greater consolidation of the Republican base and a lead among independent voters. Perhaps the biggest story regarding the post convention polling data is the shift toward Green Party candidate Dr. Jill Stein and the collapse of Libertarian Party candidate, former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson. On July 19, the first day of the Republican convention, Gov....
  • Eurozone likely to get more stimulus as growth halves

    07/30/2016 6:08:20 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 13 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jul. 29, 2016 10:43 AM EDT | Pan Pylas
    It seems that the strong start to the year was another false dawn for the eurozone economy and that the European Central Bank will have more to do in the months ahead to shore up growth. New figures released Friday confirmed that the eurozone, which is made up of 19 countries from Ireland to the west to Cyprus in the east, suffered a sizable slowdown in the second quarter of the year despite a number of stimulus measures that the European Central Bank has thrown at it. In its first estimate for the April to June period, Eurostat, the EU’s...
  • 'Radical' Muslim cleric tells young British Muslims it is 'ACCEPTABLE' to keep sex slaves

    07/30/2016 5:58:30 PM PDT · by kevcol · 47 replies
    Express-UK ^ | July 30, 2016 | Fraser Moore
    A MUSLIM cleric from a Cardiff mosque where three British jihadis are believed to have been radicalised has told young worshippers it is “permissible” to keep sex slaves Ali Hammuda is an Imam at the Al-Manar mosque in the Welsh city, and has been at this post since Nasser Muthana and Reyyad Khan, then 20, and teenager Aseel Muthana left for Syria in 2014. Now the preacher has been secretly filmed telling a group of young Muslims it is acceptable to keep sex slaves and that the "end of days" is near.
  • Come, My People // Isaiah 26:19-21 (video)

    07/30/2016 5:54:51 PM PDT · by Lera · 3 replies
    Calvary Chapel Chino Hills ^ | Jul 29, 2016 | Jack Hibbs
    Isaiah's calling as a prophet was primarily to the nation of Judah and to the city of Jerusalem, He urged the people to repent from their sins and to return to God. He also foretold the coming of the Messiah and the salvation of the Lord and the End of days events...
  • Grenade found in Dallas gunman's room on Afghan base, Army says

    07/30/2016 5:49:19 PM PDT · by TheDon · 11 replies
    DALLAS – The Army reservist who killed five Dallas police officers had kept an unauthorized grenade in his room on an Afghanistan base in 2014, according to a report by Army officials investigating a sexual harassment complaint against him.
  • UFC 201: Live Thread (Lawler v. Woodley)

    07/30/2016 5:46:23 PM PDT · by Impy · 31 replies
    7-30-16
    Welterweight title on the line. Prelims airing now on Fox Sports 2. Main Card on PPV Robbie Lawler (c) vs. Tyron Woodley Rose Namajunas vs. Karolina Kowalkiewicz Matt Brown vs. Jake Ellenberger Francisco Rivera vs. Érik Pérez Ryan Benoit vs. Fredy Serrano Remaining Prelims Ed Herman vs. Nikita Krylov Ross Pearson vs. Jorge Masvidal
  • Trump Places Competence Ahead of Compassion [semi-satire]

    07/30/2016 5:41:44 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 4 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 31 July 2016 | John Semmens
    Vice-President Joe Biden explained the difference between a Clinton and a Trump administration in a raucous speech to the Democratic National Convention, contending that Trump’s catchphrase from his Apprentice reality show “’you’re fired,’ reveals a gaping existential chasm between Democrats and Republicans.” “Just because a person can’t handle a job doesn’t mean he doesn’t need that job,” Biden pointed out. “Yet, Trump would callously cast employees aside based merely upon performance. Is this the kind of man we want to place at the head of our government?” “In contrast, our nominee has the compassion to understand that competence is not...
  • Golan Druze leader rips UN claim of ‘hardship of occupation’

    07/30/2016 5:40:39 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 3 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 30/7/16
    A leader of the Druze population of the Golan Heights disputed the assertion of a United Nations committee that accused Israel of imposing economic and social hardships on his community. Dulan abu-Saleh, the mayor of Majdal Shams, the largest Druze town in the Golan, told Makor Rishon that the U.N. Economic and Social Council’s recent statement on the area was “a total joke,” the daily reported Friday. Unlike other Druze populations in Israel serve in the Israel Defense Forces, the Golan’s Druze population of some 20,000 has been careful not to align itself publicly with the Jewish state, which annexed...
  • The trouble with the Olympic Games

    07/30/2016 5:35:10 PM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 27 replies
    theguardian ^ | 29 july 2016 | Matthew Engel
    I am, however, an Olymposceptic. I always opposed holding them in London, and never wavered even during the 17 days four summers ago when even my staunchest allies faltered. I felt like the man in trunks on a nudist beach; the unbeliever at a mass Moonie wedding. Late one night I bared my soul to a kindly colleague who had spent seven years covering every detail of the build-up. “I drank the Kool-Aid,” he admitted. “It was the only way to cope.”... Zimbalist cites 19 different reports from 2002 onwards showing that Olympic and World Cup hosts derived minimal or...
  • 1,000s Turkish forces surround NATO’s Incirlik air base for ‘inspection’ amid rumors of coup attempt

    07/30/2016 5:32:31 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 83 replies
    RT ^ | July 30, 2016
    Some 7,000 armed police with heavy vehicles have surrounded and blocked the Incirlik air base in Adana used by NATO forces, already restricted in the aftermath of a failed coup. Unconfirmed reports say troops were sent to deal with a new coup attempt. Hurriyet reported earlier that Adana police had been tipped off about a new coup attempt, and forces were immediately alerted. The entrance to the base was closed off. Security forces armed with rifles and armored TOMA vehicles used by Turkish riot police could be seen at the site in photos taken by witnesses....
  • Rapper shoots himself in face in Indianapolis for video

    07/30/2016 5:25:27 PM PDT · by Gamecock · 41 replies
    WISHTV ^ | 7/28/2016 | Kelly Roberts
    NEW HAVEN, Ind. (WANE) – A northeastern Indiana rapper took a disturbing and dangerous chance with his own life recently in Indianapolis. He shot himself in the face intentionally. He said he did it all to get attention. As questionable and shocking as it might seem, it has apparently worked, because millions of people around the world have watched the video online. “I’m usually pretty serious about what I’m saying when I make music,” the rapper Kasper Knight said. One of Knight’s lyrics says “a bullet to the face will take me to another place.” Knight couldn’t get any photographer...
  • RAW: 9NEWS full interview with Donald Trump (Trump always on message)

    07/30/2016 5:24:14 PM PDT · by GilGil · 18 replies
    9News ^ | 7/29/2016 | 9News
    9NEWS' Brandon Rittiman sat down for a 1-on-1 interview with Republican Party nominee Donald Trump.
  • Harry Reid admits to violating election law, but FEC won't prosecute

    07/30/2016 5:23:11 PM PDT · by Kevin in California · 16 replies
    Washinton Examiner ^ | 07-30-2016 | Paul Bedard
    The Federal Election Commission, which considered legal action against former Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee for joking about fundraising, won't punish Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid for admitting to violating an election law. The reason: It's not worth the effort.
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 07-29-16, M, St. Martha

    07/30/2016 5:20:33 PM PDT · by Salvation · 20 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 07-29-16 | Revised New American Bible
    July 29, 2016 Memorial of Saint Martha Reading 1 Jer 26:1-9 In the beginning of the reign of Jehoiakim,son of Josiah, king of Judah,this message came from the LORD: Thus says the LORD:Stand in the court of the house of the LORDand speak to the people of all the cities of Judahwho come to worship in the house of the LORD;whatever I command you, tell them, and omit nothing.Perhaps they will listen and turn back, each from his evil way,so that I may repent of the evil I have planned to inflict upon themfor their evil deeds.Say to them:...
  • What was wrong with 'Smiling Volcano'?

    07/30/2016 5:16:58 PM PDT · by patriot08 · 17 replies
    vanity | 7/30/16 | Patriot 08
    It took about 2 seconds for THAT to be pulled. Why? It was funny. It was an excerpt and said nothing about BBC not permitted.
  • Incirlik Air Base Turkey - gates blocked? (Facebook)

    07/30/2016 5:15:00 PM PDT · by blueplum · 32 replies
    Facebook ^ | 30 July 2016 | Facebook Incirlik Air Base
    Visitor posts: Maryanne Lavelle Today at 4:35pm.Everyone is a panic about why there are police at the airbase right now and the entrances blocked. Can you give us an update of what's going on? Edin Sokan Today at 4:28pm.According to a local news Turkish police have closed all access to Incirlik airbase ( 10th Tank Base)
  • Hillary Clinton promises to heal America, but it's Trump who sets the agenda

    07/30/2016 4:59:53 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 33 replies
    The London Telegraph ^ | July 30, 2016 | Tim Stanley
    Hillary Clinton is on a mission to prove that any little girl can grow up to be president. So long as she marries one first. Last week’s Democratic convention in Philadelphia displayed American liberalism in all its hyper-wealthy, incestuous glory. Chelsea Clinton was showcased as an heir apparent; Bill Clinton – the future First Gentleman – played with the balloons that fell from the ceiling. “And didn’t Michelle Obama give a good speech?” the Democrats asked themselves. Well, perhaps she’d like to be president someday too? Everybody gets a turn in liberal land. Everybody except rebel socialist Bernie Sanders....
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ STRIVING FOR BALANCE ~ 31 July 2016

    07/30/2016 4:58:48 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 26 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
            STRIVING FOR BALANCE In a university commencement address several years ago, Brian Dyson, CEO of Coca Cola Enterprises, spoke of the relation of work to one's other commitments: "Imagine life as a game in which you are juggling some five balls in the air. You name them - work, family, health, friends and spirit - and you're keeping all of these in the air. You will soon understand that work is a rubber ball. If you drop it, it will bounce back. But the other four balls - family, health, friends and spirit - are...
  • US Government Entitlements - The Sixth Biggest Economy On Earth

    07/30/2016 4:53:34 PM PDT · by blam · 14 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 7-30-2016 | Tyler Durden - David Stockman
    Tyler Durden July 30, 2016 Excerpted from David Stockman's forthcoming book "Trumped! A Nation On The Brink... And How To Bring It Back" Because the main street economy is failing, the nation’s entitlement rolls have exploded. About 110 million citizens now receive some form of means tested benefits. When social security is included, more than 160 million citizens get checks from Washington. The total cost is now $3 trillion per year and rising rapidly. America’s entitlements sector, in fact, is the sixth biggest economy in the world.Yet in a society that is rapidly aging to the tune of 10,000 baby...
  • Hillary Clinton Will Be Good for Business, Predicts Chamber of Commerce Lobbyist

    07/30/2016 4:49:04 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 32 replies
    Intercept, the ^ | 29 July 2016 | Alex Emmons
    Although the Chamber may present itself as the champion of small businesses, it essentially functions as a money laundry for the world’s largest multi-national corporations, who want to keep their political activity at arm’s length. The Chamber’s $85 million lobbying budget in 2015 dwarfs all others in D.C., and that doesn’t include the over $35 million it spent on political ads in both the 2012 and 2014 election cycles. That money has almost always gone directly into supporting Republicans and trying to unseat Democrats. In an interview with The Intercept after her remarks Thursday night, Lim said she could not...
  • Glenn Beck -1-13-2010- Interview With Sarah Palin Part 4 Flashback-Glenn Beck wanted it to be easier

    07/30/2016 4:48:57 PM PDT · by TakebackGOP · 10 replies
    AllThingsBeck Youtube ^ | January 13, 2010
    It's not surprising that Glenn Beck opposes Donald Trump. In this episode of the Glenn Beck Show on Fox News, Glenn says to Sarah Palin that he wants it easier for immigrants to come into America. With the terrorist attacks that have occurred, Glenn has denounced Donald Trump's ban on immigrants coming from terrorist countries. Beck's immigration policies would make America less safe.
  • Martin Mars - Water Bombing Demo And Flybys - EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2016

    07/30/2016 4:43:46 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 17 replies
    AirShowStuffVideos ^ | 7-25-16 | unattributed
    The "Hawaii Mars II", one of two remaining Martin Mars, performs flybys and drops 7,200 gallons of water for the crowd at the 2016 EAA AirVenture airshow in Oshkosh, WI. This massive flying boat is the world's largest warbird, and an exceptionally rare sight. It was delivered to the US Navy in 1946 and later converted for civilian use as a fire fighting aircraft. During AirVenture, the Mars is flying off of Lake Winnebago just a couple miles east of Oshkosh.
  • How God Worked Through Reigning Miss Teen USA

    07/30/2016 4:41:48 PM PDT · by CHRISTIAN DIARIST · 13 replies
    The Christian Diarist ^ | JULY 30, 2016 | JP
    Katherine Haik’s one-year reign as Miss Teen USA ends Saturday evening in Las Vegas. An active member of her youth group at First Baptist Church in Franklinton, Louisiana, in 2015 Katherine became the youngest-ever contestant to win the pageant. Alas, the then 15-year-old high school freshman did not earn her victory without making a certain compromise – disregarding the Scripture advising that “women should adorn themselves in respectable attire, with modesty and self control.” Well, one needn’t be prudish to wonder whether sashaying across a stage in high heels and a teensy bikini fits the Biblical definition of “modesty.” Especially,...
  • U.S. Chamber of Commerce Lobbyist, DNC Convention Speaker, Predicts Clinton Will Support TPP (ed)

    07/30/2016 4:39:35 PM PDT · by Ray76 · 9 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | Jul 29, 2016 | Sundance
    Jennifer Lim was presented to the DNC Convention audience as the co-founder of Republican women for Hillary. What the DNC did not tell the audience was Lim’s day job as a lobbyist for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The fundamental paradigm shift that most people still cannot fathom, is the reality of Donald Trump representing a second party. Both the Democrats and Republicans are unified under a globalist, financial, Wall Street, umbrella. There is no difference between the Democrats and Republicans – they are the UniParty. The UniParty has two wings, Democrats and Republicans, but the overriding goals –and the...