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  • The Brief: With Second Place in Sight, Cruz Has Big Push in N.H.

    02/08/2016 2:00:39 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 2 replies
    The Texas Tribune ^ | February 8, 2016 | Jacob Sanchez and John Reynolds
    The Big Conversation The pivotal and increasingly more difficult to predict GOP presidential primary in New Hampshire will happen tomorrow. As the Tribune's Abby Livingston reports, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is campaigning with an urgency similar to his efforts in Iowa. "Cruz already has an Iowa victory under his belt, and will soon turn to Republican supporters better aligned with his message in Southern states in the coming weeks," Livingston wrote. "But he is campaigning here in New Hampshire as if there is not tomorrow: come Tuesday, he will have made at least 17 stops in a week's time." Donald...
  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! (week of 2-8-16)

    02/08/2016 2:00:15 PM PST · by dynachrome · 1 replies
    www.michaelsavage.wnd.com/ ^ | 2-8-16 | Dr. Michael Savage
  • Syrians Desperate to Escape What U.N. Calls ‘Extermination’ by Government

    02/08/2016 1:57:41 PM PST · by Trumpinator · 1 replies
    nytimes.com ^ | FEB. 8, 2016 | ANNE BARNARD
    Syrians Desperate to Escape What U.N. Calls ‘Extermination’ by Government By ANNE BARNARDFEB. 8, 2016 KILIS, Turkey — Tens of thousands of Syrians who were running for their lives piled up near the border crossing with Turkey here on Monday. They were fleeing a crushing wave of Russian airstrikes and government ground forces advancing toward the frontier in a developing rout of insurgent forces north of Aleppo, Syria’s largest city. The intense and, critics say, indiscriminate Russian air attacks have shattered the latest round of peace talks, forced the regional and global players to reassess their strategies and calculations and...
  • An Analysis of the Debate Analysis

    02/08/2016 1:55:46 PM PST · by Kaslin · 1 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | February 8, 2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: So, again, the best definition of conservatism... For those of you who didn't see the debate, I know this kind of leaves you in the dark, because you don't know and you're relying on somebody to tell you. I will at some point, but I want people in the audience to think about this. These are things that the postdebate analysis didn't even get into. And the postdebate... I mean, everywhere. The postdebate analysis on Rubio was that he made a fool of himself, that he exposed himself as unprepared, robotic, nervous, not worthy of the bump...
  • Eric Trump: Jeb is a weak guy, my father is a TRUE American Patriot!

    02/08/2016 1:53:29 PM PST · by ObamahatesPACoal · 5 replies
    Conservative News Update: Steve Cooper Theconservativemonster.com "Jeb is a weak guy." @EricTrump https://t.co/w8YuC5bApY
  • Service Leaders Pledge not to Relax Combat Requirements for Women

    02/08/2016 1:44:39 PM PST · by NKP_Vet · 17 replies
    http://www.military.com ^ | February 4, 2016 | Tom Philpott
    Army and Marine Corps leaders swapped pledges with members of the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday not to cave to political pressure and relax ground combat skill requirements so that more women will qualify to serve in infantry, armor, and special forces units. Certainty that such pressure will come, and need to be resisted to protect combat effectiveness, was expressed both by senators and witnesses during the first congressional hearing held to review how Army and Marine Corps plan to open all ground combat jobs to women. No senator on the committee suggested Congress should block the Dec. 3...
  • Syria Rebels Face Collapse as Thousands Flee North Aleppo. Russia slaughters al-Qaeda stronghold

    02/08/2016 1:43:33 PM PST · by Trumpinator · 10 replies
    truthdig.com ^ | Feb 8, 2016 | Juan Cole
    Syria Rebels Face Collapse as Thousands Flee North Aleppo (Video) Posted on Feb 8, 2016 By Juan Cole On Friday, the Syrian Arab Army and its Hizbullah and Iranian/ Afghan allies made further progress in taking the area just north of Aleppo. They were apparently mainly fighting al-Qaeda, which had a stronghold in the city of Ratyan. The Russians subjected it to intensive bombing and the SAA and allies ultimately took it. Al-Qaeda (the Nusrah Front) said it had killed 25 of its attackers. In New York, as the Syrian peace talks collapsed, the Russian envoy asked out loud why...
  • Donald Trump's Senior Adviser is a Stock Fraud Felon with a Mob Past

    02/08/2016 1:40:52 PM PST · by TheThirdRuffian · 64 replies
    New York Post ^ | 12/05/2105 | Associated Press
    WASHINGTON -- Donald Trump knew a man he named as a senior business adviser in 2010 had been convicted in a major Mafia-linked stock fraud scheme, according to Associated Press interviews and a review of court records. Trump had worked with Felix Sater previously during the man's stint as an executive at Bayrock Group LLC, a real estate development firm that partnered with Trump on numerous projects after renting office space from the Trump Organization. But Sater's past was not widely known at the time because he was working as a government cooperator on mob cases and the judge overseeing...
  • Balance Point

    02/08/2016 1:40:25 PM PST · by Kaslin · 1 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 8, 2016 | Rich Galen
    Opening Super Bowl 50 Note. I knew who the teams were. I did not recognize all of the products/services that were being advertised, so; I didn't get many of the jokes. Finally, I didn't know any of the performers in the halftime show. I believe I am out of the demo. The debate Saturday night was, I thought, the best of the series. It had to do with what we've talked about before: the candidates are more familiar with their own material, they know what to expect from their opponents, and they know how to pace themselves through at 2+...
  • Jane Fonda: Donald Trump pushing young Muslims ‘closer to the terrorists’

    02/08/2016 1:40:18 PM PST · by jazusamo · 48 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | February 8, 2016 | Jessica Chasmar
    Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is driving young Muslims "closer to the terrorists," said actress and feminist icon Jane Fonda. Ms. Fonda, 78, appeared Sunday night at the Women's Equality and ERA Coalition's "Night of Comedy" in Manhattan, accusing Mr. Trump of "fanning the flames of people's anxieties and racism," the New York Daily News reported. "It's terrible and it's dangerous," Ms. Fonda said. "Even if he doesn't make it, which I don't think he will, the fact that he's said the things he's said about Muslims for example,...
  • Trump Versus Jeb In New Hampshire On Day Before Crucial Primary

    02/08/2016 1:34:35 PM PST · by smoothsailing · 15 replies
    One America News Network (OANN) ^ | 2-8-2016 | Steve Holland & Amanda Becker
    Trump versus Jeb in New Hampshire on day before crucial primary Jeb Bush embraces Lindsey Graham after Graham introduced him at a town hall during a campaign stop at Woodbury School in Salem, February 7, 2016. REUTERS/Adrees Latif February 8, 2016By Steve Holland and Amanda BeckerMANCHESTER, N.H. (Reuters) – White House hopefuls Donald Trump and Jeb Bush opened political hostilities on Monday as Republican and Democratic candidates stormed across New Hampshire in a final flurry of events before the state’s crucial first-in-the-nation primary.The stage was set for the vote on Tuesday, with New York billionaire Trump enjoying a big lead...
  • German, French central bankers call for euro zone finance ministry

    02/08/2016 1:34:12 PM PST · by Lorianne · 3 replies
    Reuters ^ | 07 February 2016
    The euro zone needs to press ahead with structural reforms and closer integration, including an euro zone finance ministry, to deliver sustainable growth, the heads of the French and German central banks wrote in a German newspaper on Monday. In a guest article for the Sueddeutsche Zeitung entitled "Europe at a crossroads", they said the European Central Bank (ECB) was not in a position to create sustainable long-term growth for the 19-country single currency bloc. The ECB has undershot its 2-percent inflation target for three straight years and is unlikely to return to it to for years to come given...
  • Ukraine: A US-Installed Nazi-Infested Failed State

    02/08/2016 1:32:30 PM PST · by Lorianne · 13 replies
    SJ Lendman blog ^ | 07 February 2016 | Stephen Lendman
    In February 2014, Washington replaced Ukrainian democracy with fascism in Europe’s heartland - illegitimately installed officials waging war on their own people. Fundamental human and civil rights were abolished. Police state viciousness replaced them. Regime critics risk prosecution, sentencing, imprisonment or assassination. Two years after fascists seized power, conditions for ordinary Ukrainians are deplorable. According to Germany’s daily broadsheet Junge Welt, they’re “staggering.” “Since the end of the Yanukovych era, the average income has decreased by 50%,” it reported - on top of 2015’s 44% inflation, nearly reducing purchasing power by half, making it impossible for most Ukrainians to get...
  • VA demands proof World War II combat vet with Purple Heart served in military

    02/08/2016 1:28:18 PM PST · by servo1969 · 23 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | 2-8-2016 | FoxNews
    He was wounded in a foxhole in the Philippines in 1944. "There were four guys in there, and two guys got killed," he told the station. "And then the other guy, he got his leg... Oh, hell. I guess he lost his leg. It was slit in four places where a grenade hit between us and I got one in my leg." Limpert said he waited until now to apply for benefits because he is down to nothing. ****** His application included plenty of documentation, including discharge papers, the names of his foxhole pals and the X-ray of his wounded...
  • Inside Donald Trump's Empire: Why He Didn't Run for President in 2012

    02/08/2016 1:26:59 PM PST · by TheThirdRuffian · 24 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | 05/26/2011 | Wayne Barret
    With lawsuits pending and shady partners, Trump's business empire could not withstand the scrutiny of a presidential campaign, and even his kids might have been muddied. Editor's Note, 8/10/15: Four years ago, Wayne Barett reported shady business deals ahead of Trump's flirtation with a White House run. After first exposing Trump’s ties to organized crime in his 1992 book, Barrett looked into his most recent business dealings and discovered the following: One associate who was an "unindicted co-conspirator" in a massive 2000 stock swindle-and escaped prison only by helping to convict 19 others, including six members of New York crime...
  • What No One Seems to Know About Ted Cruz's Past

    02/08/2016 1:26:57 PM PST · by GodGunsGuts · 24 replies
    PJ Media ^ | September 30, 2015 | ASHEESH AGARWAL AND JOHN DELACOURT
    ... Now that Cruz regularly polls toward the top of an ever-shrinking field, his early tenure bears closer scrutiny. Cruz has gained fame as a social conservative and an unwavering opponent of Obamacare. In his first major leadership role, however, he developed economic policy as the director of the Federal Trade Commission's Office of Policy Planning...
  • Myth-Busting the Michigan 'Gag Order' Law

    02/08/2016 1:25:16 PM PST · by MichCapCon · 1 replies
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 2/3/2016 | Jarrett Skorup
    The Michigan Legislature passed and Gov. Snyder signed Senate Bill 571, which prohibits schools and local governments from using taxpayer dollars to put out information about ballot proposals 60 days before an election. In the past, these entities have used public money to advocate for higher taxes. Here is the exact language of the controversial part of the bill: Except for an election official in the performance of his or her duties under the Michigan election law … a public body, or a person acting for a public body, shall not, during the period 60 days before an election in...
  • Tesla Falling Out Of Favor With Investors

    02/08/2016 1:16:29 PM PST · by bananaman22 · 15 replies
    Oilprice.com ^ | 08-02-2016 | Elon's evil brother
    Elon Musk is a genius and a visionary who is almost single handedly changing the future of mankind through three different industries at once. With that said, it’s not clear if investors can easily benefit from any of that. Tesla, the company most associated with Musk is in a downward stock spiral over the last month which has taken it to new 52 week lows. There are many reasons for that downward spiral including concerns about market valuations and weak oil prices (which make Tesla’s correspondingly less attractive as a substitute versus conventional cars). But for the first time, Tesla...
  • New Hampshire's 'Liberty Wing' Shifts to Ted Cruz

    02/08/2016 1:14:33 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    Charisma Magazine's Charisma Caucus ^ | February 8, 2016 | Bob Eschliman
    One of the under-reported stories leading up to Ted Cruz' win in the Iowa Republican Caucus was his ability to attract libertarian-leaning members of the GOP base. With Rand Paul in the race, it seemed unlikely he would be able to convince New Hampshire's decidedly more libertarian "liberty wing" to follow suit. Paul dropped out of the race last week, and this week seven of the Kentucky senator's biggest Granite State supporters announced they are backing Cruz now. State Rep. J.R. Hoell was among the first to switch. The mechanical engineer now in his third term serving New Hampshire House...
  • Bush: I will not blame Obama 'for a single thing’

    02/08/2016 1:12:54 PM PST · by detective · 81 replies
    MSN News ^ | Feb 8, 2016 | Mark Hensch
    Jeb Bush vowed Monday that he will not scapegoat President Obama for any challenges he faces should he be elected president. "My pledge to you - when I'm president I will not blame Barack Obama for a single thing," he told listeners at the Nashua Country Club in Nashua, N.H. "The day that I'm sworn into office, I'm on watch - whatever it is.
  • BERNIE'S NEW THEME SONG [PARODY]

    02/08/2016 1:08:27 PM PST · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 3 replies
    youtube ^ | 2-8-2016
    The grasshopper sings, "World owes us a living." pretty much sums up lot of people's mentality these days. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3V9uL_ruafU
  • It’s Because He’s Black, Isn’t It?

    02/08/2016 1:08:13 PM PST · by all the best · 70 replies
    Taki's Magazine ^ | February 1, 2016 | Jim Goad
    Superstar NFL quarterback Cam Newton is black, and even though many people loudly insist that shouldn’t matter, it is precisely those people who are always making a preposterously huge deal of it. Chief among these offenders is Mr. Newton himself, who last Wednesday told reporters at a press conference that the reason he sometimes faces criticism is not because he’s a high-profile sports star and all of them sometimes face criticism—no, it is clearly his status as a Negroidal American that inspires the negative comments: I’m an African-American quarterback that may scare a lot of people because they haven’t seen...
  • Self Funding - The Most Compelling Aspect of the Trump Campaign is a Lie

    02/08/2016 1:06:58 PM PST · by conservativejoy · 42 replies
    Tell the Truth on Them ^ | 2/6/2016 | Larry Marciniack
    I have to admit that I found one aspect of the Trump campaign compelling: his claim that he was self-funding and therefore free of any obligations to his financiers. Any regular reader of mine knows my obsession with money in American politics. Money may not be the root of all evil, but it is the catalyst that produces the most evil in American politics! However my gut tells me to process anything coming from The Donald’s mouth with a healthy dose of skepticism. On face value I mistrust Trump. He looks slimy to me and has a history of being...
  • After Iowa, Will Republicans Finally get a Contest Without Trump?

    02/08/2016 1:03:41 PM PST · by detective · 39 replies
    Human Events ^ | Feb 8, 2016 | George Will
    When Huck Finn asked Tom Sawyer what a Moslem is, Tom said a Moslem is someone who is not a Presbyterian, which is true, but not the whole truth. Donald Trump says he is a Presbyterian ("I drink my little wine . . . and have my little cracker"), which apparently was not good enough for enough of Iowa's evangelical Christians. One person who left Iowa having earned the nation's gratitude is Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.). He campaigned with three Republican aspirants (Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio and Carly Fiorina) in order to advance this year's most urgent task, which is...
  • Pro-Abortion Radicals Have Lost Their Hearts and Minds

    02/08/2016 1:00:57 PM PST · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 8, 2016 | Michael Brown
    Two tweets in the last week, one from Cosmopolitan and one from NARAL, reveal the depravity of these radical pro-abortionists. Although the tweet has now been removed, Cosmopolitan sent out this message on February 4th: "Texas women are having more babies since Planned Parenthood was defunded," followed by a sad face. This was linked to a picture featuring the graphic #StandwithPP. Oh, the tragedy! Texas women are having more babies. More children are being spared the horrors of abortion - being sliced up, burned up, and sucked into pieces in the womb - and are seeing the light of day....
  • Jeb Bush: Donald Trump Needs Therapy

    02/08/2016 1:00:47 PM PST · by Biggirl · 42 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | February 8, 2016 | Pam Key
    While on the campaign trail in New Hampshire, Boston Public Radio station WGBH asked Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush about his rival Donald Trump going after his mother, former first lady Barbara Bush.
  • "We Can Put Refugees On Buses": Leaked Memo Shows Erdogan Blackmailed Europe For Billions

    02/08/2016 12:54:45 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 02/08/2016 | Tyler Durden
    If there's anything we've learned over the past twelve months it's that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is prepared to employ all manner of nefarious tactics in order to preserve his grip on power in Ankara.Following unfavorable election results last June, Erdogan plunged the country into civil war be restarting a long simmering battle with the PKK and proceeded to crack down on journalists and anyone else critical of the ruling AKP. Ultimately, new elections were called and AKP put up a stronger showing, effectively paving the way for Erdogan to rewrite Turkey's constitution and install an executive presidency.But...
  • Marco Rubio Dips Slightly In NH Tracking Poll, Tying With Ted Cruz

    02/08/2016 12:53:06 PM PST · by GodGunsGuts · 17 replies
    TPM ^ | February 8, 2016 | CAITLIN MACNEAL
    Donald Trump continues to lead the Republican presidential pack in New Hampshire by a wide margin, but Sen. Marco Rubio's surge to second place nearly disappeared in a tracking poll released by the University of Massachusetts Lowell on Monday. Trump leads his competitors by 21 points, earning 34 percent support from likely Republican primary voters. The real estate mogul's support in the tracking poll has dropped 4 percentage points since the beginning of last week. After jumping to second place in the tracking poll with 15 percent support at the end of last week, Rubio has dropped by 2 percentage...
  • NASA bans the word 'Jesus'

    02/08/2016 12:50:20 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 40 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 8, 2015 | Todd Starnes
    The name of Jesus is not welcome in the Johnson Space Center newsletter, according to a complaint filed on behalf of a group of Christians who work for NASA. The JSC Praise & Worship Club was directed by NASA attorneys to refrain from using the name 'Jesus' in club announcements that appeared in a Space Center newsletter. "It was shocking to all of us and very frustrating," NASA engineer Sophia Smith told me. "NASA has a long history of respecting religious speech. Why wouldn't they allow us to put the name Jesus in the announcement about our club?" Liberty Institute,...
  • How Donald Trump helped save New York City

    02/08/2016 12:47:19 PM PST · by Trumpinator · 37 replies
    nypost.com ^ | February 7, 2016 | 6:00am | Steve Cuozzo
    How Donald Trump helped save New York City By Steve Cuozzo February 7, 2016 | 6:00am Long before Donald Trump stamped his name in gold on buildings around the world, posted snarky midnight tweets and joined the race for the White House, he was New York’s most important and bravest real-estate developer. Whatever you think about his political views or crazy campaign, Trump doesn’t get enough credit for being a transformative planner who is in love with the city. No matter how many times they watch “Taxi Driver,” younger New Yorkers and older ones who arrived recently have no idea...
  • *Vanity* Super Bowl 50 and Politics

    02/08/2016 12:46:31 PM PST · by bubbacluck · 9 replies
    Local | 2/8/2016 | Bubbacluck
    The best offense is a good defense.
  • DoJ, DHS hacked; employee data exposed by “Free Palestine” hacktivists

    02/08/2016 12:44:21 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    Hotair ^ | 02/08/2016 | Ed Morrissey
    The FBI’s jurisdiction and its digital presence have intersected in an embarrassing and highly damaging manner. Hackers penetrated networks at the Department of Justice and the Department of Homeland Security, gaining access to employee records at the FBI and other agencies. Hundreds of gigabytes worth of data have been stolen, the hackers claim, and they are using the hack as a protest for the #FreePalestine movement.Motherboard first reported on the hack, and corroborated at least some of the claims: A hacker, who wishes to remain anonymous, plans to dump the apparent names, job titles, email addresses and phone numbers...
  • James 'Red' Moore, Negro League legend passes away at 99

    02/08/2016 12:41:57 PM PST · by EveningStar · 2 replies
    Examiner.com ^ | February 8, 2016 | Nick Diunte
    James "Red " Moore, a long-time first baseman in the Negro Leagues, passed away in Atlanta, Georgia on February 6, 2016. He was 99. Born November 18, 1916 in Atlanta, Moore developed his talents at Booker T. Washington High School. His exploits in the field and at the plate attracted the attention of the Chattanooga Choo Choos of the Negro Southern League in 1935. Word of his play at first base spread through the league and he was picked up by the famed Newark Eagles of the Negro National League in 1936. He joined an infield that earned the nickname...
  • Rush Limbaugh defends Rubio’s debate answer: He’s absolutely right about Obama

    02/08/2016 12:40:30 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 65 replies
    Hotair ^ | 02/08/2016 | AllahPundit
    Via the Daily Rushbo, that’s the second time in a week that Rush has given Rubio a vote of confidence at a moment when the rest of the field (Ted Cruz very much included) is desperate to blow him up. That feels strange after so many months of Limbaugh mainstreaming Trump on the right — as I said in last week’s post, it’s hard to be pro-Trump and pro-Rubio — but it makes sense strategically. If Rubio collapses, conservatives are left with Cruz and … that’s pretty much it, given that the other remaining survivors in the field are...
  • Christie hints he may go after Trump soon

    02/08/2016 12:40:18 PM PST · by Citizen Zed · 29 replies
    nj.com ^ | 2-8-2016
    Gov. Chris Christie on Sunday said the reason he hasn't attacked Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is that "there's been a march" for U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio. But he hinted that strikes on the real estate tycoon may be coming soon. Since declaring his own presidential bid in late June 2015, the famously feisty and plain-spoken New Jersey governor has avoided speaking ill of Trump, first ignoring him and later excusing his more outrageous comments as the talk of someone without experience. However, appearing on CNN's "State of the Union" with Jake Tapper on Sunday monrning, Christie said that "there...
  • Turkey's Erdogan threatened to flood Europe with migrants - Greek website

    02/08/2016 12:34:25 PM PST · by Trumpinator · 10 replies
    reuters.com ^ | Tue Feb 9, 2016 12:27am IST | Michele Kambas in Athens, Orhan Coskun in Ankara and Gabriela Baczynska in Brussels
    Tue Feb 9, 2016 12:27am IST Turkey's Erdogan threatened to flood Europe with migrants - Greek website BRUSSELS Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan threatened in November to flood Europe with migrants if European Union leaders did not offer him a better deal to help manage the Middle East refugee crisis, a Greek news website said on Monday. Publishing what it said were minutes of a tense meeting last November, the euro2day.gr financial news website revealed deep mutual irritation and distrust in talks between Erdogan and the EU's two top officials, Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk. The EU officials were trying to...
  • John Kasich: I'm a good middle ground between Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders

    02/08/2016 12:32:52 PM PST · by C19fan · 44 replies
    The Week ^ | February 8, 2016 | Jeva Lange
    A possibly very confused voter at a John Kasich town hall in Windham, New Hampshire, wanted to know why she should vote for the Ohio governor in the "Democratic primary" — and Kasich, a Republican, didn't correct her. The question did not seem to be a slip of the tongue, either: The voter said she was having a hard time deciding between Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton, and John Kasich in the "Democratic primary" and wanted to know why Kasich should have her vote.
  • Are Electric Cars Really Green? (Video)

    02/08/2016 12:30:59 PM PST · by servo1969 · 13 replies
    Prager University ^ | 2-8-2016 | Bjorn Lomborg
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=17xh_VRrnMU Do electric cars really help the environment? President Obama thinks so. So does Leonardo DiCaprio. And many others. The argument goes like this: Regular cars run on gasoline, a fossil fuel that pumps CO2 straight out of the tailpipe and into the atmosphere. Electric cars run on electricity. They don't burn any gasoline at all. No gas; no CO2. In fact, electric cars are often advertised as creating "zero emissions." But do they really? Let's take a closer look. First, there's the energy needed to produce the car. More than a third of the lifetime carbon-dioxide emissions from an...
  • Drones that 'think' like humans could be heading for war zones: Darpa chip uses 'neural networks'...

    02/08/2016 12:30:12 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 26 replies
    Mailonline ^ | 02/08/2016 | Lee Bell
    The Pentagon is funding research to develop a microchip that not only promises brain-like artificial intelligence, it is small enough to fit inside a wide range of mobile devices. Known as 'Eyeriss', the palm-sized processor has a staggering 168 cores and is based on 'neural networks' that are modelled on the human brain. By comparison, processing chips used in a wide variety of smartphones typically have quad cores. This technology could make its way onto the battlefield in the form of drones or robots that could conduct their own learning in real-time, without the need for human analysis. ... Researchers...
  • My local pawn shop

    02/08/2016 12:29:25 PM PST · by jstaff · 24 replies
    As regards nothing political, I made my weekly stroll through the local pawn shops today. Mondays are when they put all the guns they recovered from recent boating accidents and I sometimes pick up a good deal. There was a woman in one trying to pawn a small safe. She didn't have the combination so couldn't get open. Apparently she had called ahead to ask if they took safes and was told yes. She was screaming to heaven about all the work she did getting it there and they better give her some money for it. The guy behind the...
  • Lakatriona Brunson Becomes 1st Female Football HC in Florida History

    02/08/2016 12:26:45 PM PST · by PROCON · 13 replies
    bleacherreport.com ^ | Feb. 8, 2016 | Timothy Rapp
    Miami Jackson Senior High School hired Lakatriona Brunson to be its head coach Monday, making her the first female head coach in the history of Florida high school football, according to Peter Ariz of CanesInSight.com. Luther Campbell will take over as the team's assistant head coach. Brunson, also known as "Bernice," is most famous for appearing on the truTV reality program South Beach Tow, a show centered on Tremont Towing and its employees.
  • Planned Parenthood Ally NAF Suggests "Group Purchasing Program" for "A Win-Win" Selling Fetal Parts

    02/08/2016 12:24:41 PM PST · by Morgana · 6 replies
    The Center for Medical Progress/youtube ^ | February 7, 2016 | Center for Medical Progress
    NATIONAL ABORTION FEDERATION SUGGESTS “GROUP PURCHASING PROGRAM” FOR FETAL PARTS COMPANY, PAYMENTS “A WIN-WIN” FOR CLINICS Planned Parenthood-allied NAF Coordinated Payments with Planned Parenthood, Took Money from StemExpress, Suing Investigative Journalists to Suppress Tapes
  • Scott Brown Touts Trump Ground Game, ‘Phone Banks Humming’ in New Hampshire

    02/08/2016 12:24:28 PM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 18 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2/8/2016 | Dan Riehl
    Former Massachusetts Republican Senator Scott Brown told Breitbart News Daily host Stephen K. Bannon today he sees Donald Trump winning the New Hampshire primary with John Kasich coming in second and "Rubio right there in third." Brown previously thought Rubio would finish second. That was before New Jersey Governor Chris Christie banged the Florida Senator up pretty good in Saturday's Republican debate. Brown called Rubio "brilliant," adding that he considered him a good friend, but felt the cage match with Christie really hurt him. Asked about Trump's "ground game," Brown said he was confident the businessman has a good one...
  • Chinese New Year 2016 Facts: Traditional Food, Snacks And Recipes For Yusheng, Buddha’s Delight...

    02/08/2016 12:24:15 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 2 replies
    International Business Times ^ | 02/07/16 | Morgan Windsor
    http://www.ibtimes.com/chinese-lunar-new-year-2016-facts-traditional-food-snacks-easy-recipes-yusheng-2296736The Chinese New Year, or Lunar New Year, is a time for reuniting with family and indulging in delicacies such as Buddha’s delight, nian gao and yusheng. Above, people pick up candies in a shop selling Chinese New Year goods at a market in Taipei, Taiwan, Feb. 3, 2016. The Year of the Monkey on the Chinese calendar will begin Monday, and festivals will be held worldwide to mark the Chinese New Year, or Lunar New Year. While Chinese New Year traditions may differ in various regions of China and around the world, many delicacies consumed during the holiday period...
  • Everyone is underestimating Ted Cruz

    02/08/2016 12:23:15 PM PST · by GodGunsGuts · 116 replies
    Vox ^ | February 8, 2016 | Timothy B. Lee
    Ted Cruz won last week's Iowa caucuses, exceeding expectations and capturing an impressive 27 percent of the vote. Donald Trump took second place, while Marco Rubio took third. What happened next?...
  • Why fuel prices will stay low for the next decade

    02/08/2016 12:22:58 PM PST · by nascarnation · 22 replies
    Autoblog ^ | 2/8/16 | Chris Bruce
    The top exec at an oil trading company thinks the era of crude trading at over $100 a barrel might never return, and the stuff could remain between $40 and $60 for as long as the next 10 years. "You have to believe that there is a possibility that you will not necessarily go back above $100, you know, ever," Ian Taylor, Chief Executive Officer of Vitol Group BV, told Bloomberg. His company is the world's largest independent oil trader. Instead of any significant increase or decrease, the exec believes crude could hit $45 to $50 a barrel in the...
  • Man wearing clown costume arrested for DUI

    02/08/2016 12:13:55 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 32 replies
    wiat ^ | megan miller
    [A] motorist told the deputy they saw a red Ford SUV that had been driving “erratically.” The SUV was reportedly weaving from lane to lane. When the deputy caught up to the SUV, he observed the vehicle crossing into the oncoming lane and back, and he immediately initiated a traffic stop. The driver of the vehicle was dressed as a clown, and told the officer he had a few drinks at a local restaurant. He gave no indication as to why he was wearing the clown costume.
  • The hijab-wearing Barbie who's become an Instagram star

    02/08/2016 12:10:17 PM PST · by PROCON · 22 replies
    CNN ^ | Feb. 8, 2016 | Stephanie Busari
    Lagos, Nigeria (CNN)Barbie has had another makeover. This time as a hijab-wearing Muslim. It was only last month that Mattel gave Barbie a dramatic transformation with a variety of skin tones and different body types, including adding curves to her impossibly slender frame. Now a Nigerian medical scientist has taken Instagram by storm since she began posting images of a hijab-wearing Barbie doll a few weeks ago. We are used to seeing Barbie scantily-clad in denim hotpants and skimpy tops, but with her colorful headscarves, flowing abayas and full-length couture dresses, Hijarbie is far more covered up.
  • South Bay Businesses Disappointed with Super Bowl Profits

    02/08/2016 11:57:47 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 24 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | Feb 7, 2016
    When Santa Clara business owners heard the Super Bowl was headed to the Bay Area, they were understandably excited: With tens of thousands of people swarming Levi’s Stadium for the big game, surely big profits would follow, they assumed. As it turns out, however, sales in the weeks leading up to the Super Bowl has been lackluster at some locations that were counting on a customer uptick. Nga Huynh, the owner of Butter and Zeus, says that the foot traffic has slowed at her location. 'Businesses is a little bit down because of all the road closures,' she said. 'We...
  • DALEIDEN APPEARS IN COURT, REJECTS PLEA DEAL, DEMANDS APOLOGY

    02/08/2016 11:55:17 AM PST · by windhover · 33 replies
    Operation Rescue ^ | 2/5/2016 | DeAnn Flannagan
    Houston,TX- Surrounded by a phalanx of attorneys and a crush of news reporters and cameramen, David Daleiden turned himself in to the Houston courts on Thursday in response to the indictments handed down last week by a Harris County grand jury. Those indictments, one felony and one misdemeanor, were related to his undercover journalism work that exposed Planned Parenthood's illegal profit -taking from sale of aborted baby organs. Operation Rescue's Cheryl Sullenger and the Christian's Defense Coalition's Rev. Patrick Mahoney were in court in support of Daleiden, head of the Center for Medical Progress, as he reported to two different...