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  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(8/30/15)[Prayer]

    08/30/2015 5:12:39 AM PDT · by left that other site
    The Holy Scriptures | 8/30/15 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Jonah 5 Jonah had gone out and sat down at a place east of the city. There he made himself a shelter, sat in its shade and waited to see what would happen to the city. 6 Then the Lord God provided a leafy plant[a] and made it grow up over Jonah to give shade for his head to ease his discomfort, and Jonah was very happy about the plant. 7 But at dawn the next day God provided a worm, which chewed the plant so that it withered. 8 When the...
  • Virginia Journalist Shooting: The Media needs to clean the blood off its own hands

    08/30/2015 5:06:07 AM PDT · by marktwain · 1 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 29 August, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    Before the bodies were buried, the old media and other proponents of ever more restrictions on the Second Amendment were using the deaths to promote their political agenda.  They piously fail to mention their own responsibility. The "Copycat Effect" is a well known and researched phenomena.  Endless promotion of these tragic events and the publicity given to the perpetrators is far more of a causal factor than the Second Amendment. We have known for decades that it is media attention that is the driving motivation for most of these public mass shooters. The copycat effect has been demonstrated and...
  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 30 August 2015

    08/30/2015 4:51:41 AM PDT · by Alas Babylon! · 12 replies
    Various driveby media television networks ^ | 30 August 2015 | Various Self-Serving Politicians and Big Media Screaming Faces
    p>The Talk Shows August 30th, 2015 Guests to be interviewed today on major television talk shows: FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie.MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker.FACE THE NATION (CBS): Republican presidential candidate Bobby Jindal; Mayor Mitch Landrieu of New Orleans.THIS WEEK (ABC): Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders; Jindal; Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn.STATE OF THE UNION (CNN): Sanders; Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn.
  • M’ARTHUR IN JAPAN; YOKOSUKA IS TAKEN; ARMY, NAVY REPORT ON PEARL HARBOR (8/30/45)

    08/30/2015 4:45:25 AM PDT · by Homer_J_Simpson · 4 replies
    Microfilm-New York Times archives, Monterey Public Library | 8/30/45 | Frank L. Kluckhohn, Felix Belair Jr., C.L. Sulzberger, Sidney Shalett, James B. Reston
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  • Local Realtor attends Trumped-up party (Ernie Boch's Trump gathering in Norwood, MA)

    08/30/2015 4:12:29 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 28 replies
    Local real-estate broker Charley Valera had a once-in-a-lifetime experience on Friday night, when he attended a private fundraiser for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. *snip* The event itself was also impressive, Valera said. Each guest was given a glass of champagne as they entered, and there was an open bar with drinks named things like a "Trump-tini." The food, he said, included braised beef and lobster hors d'oeuvres made by accomplished Boston chef Anthony Ambrose. Everything Valera tried was "incredible," he said. *snip* "He [Trump] was definitely a crowd-pleaser," he said. "He was talking with people in the audience, he...
  • Good Sunday Morning

    08/30/2015 3:43:35 AM PDT · by knarf · 3 replies
    Pablo Arellano ^ | August 30, 2015 | knarf
    Just relax, get ready for church .. think on Godly things
  • Mormons and Jews: What Two Religions Tell Us About the Modern Dating Crisis

    08/30/2015 3:43:02 AM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 13 replies
    Time ^ | 8/24/15 | JON BIRGER
    Values. That’s the one thing that always came up when I’d discuss theories on declining marriage rates or the rise of the hookup culture with my friends or family. “Couldn’t it just be that times have changed?” people would ask. Times have changed, and that is a good thing—especially the fading-away of cruel taboos that once stigmatized women who engaged in premarital sex or bore children out of wedlock. Thing is, times change for a reason. The values question assumes that sexual mores loosen naturally from conservative to liberal. In reality, these values have ebbed and flowed throughout history, often...
  • Reaganite's SUNDAY FUNNIES

    08/30/2015 3:40:50 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 5 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 30 August 2015 | Reaganite Republican
    More at Reaganite Republican
  • With two killed in D.C. Friday night, homicide tally matches all of 2014’s

    08/30/2015 3:16:15 AM PDT · by markomalley · 22 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 8/29/15 | John Woodrow Cox and Michael Smith
    Despite a show of police force designed to curb a surge in violence, the nation’s capital reached a disturbing milestone Friday night when a rash of gunfire pushed this year’s homicide count to 105 — already equaling 2014’s total.Two men died and eight people were wounded overnight, even as hundreds of police officers flooded Washington’s streets in an “all hands on deck” strategy meant to make this rattled city feel safer. Amid Twitter alerts about the spate of seven shootings, D.C. police were also posting photos of illegal guns they had seized. On Saturday, they announced that they had recovered...
  • Lawfare and Gay Marriage

    08/30/2015 3:11:17 AM PDT · by markomalley · 7 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 8/30/15 | Dennis Saffran
    A Colorado appellate court ruled earlier this month that Jack Phillips, the evangelical owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop in suburban Denver, had violated the rights of a gay couple when he declined on religious grounds to design and bake a custom wedding cake for them in 2012 -- two years before same-sex marriage was even legal in the state. (The couple had actually married in Massachusetts.) The court ordered Phillips to “take remedial measures, including comprehensive staff training” on how conscientious objection must give way to anti­discrim­ination law in these situations, and to “file quarterly compliance reports” with the state on...
  • 'On Point' with Gov. Sarah Palin & Donald Trump

    08/30/2015 3:02:56 AM PDT · by Greetings_Puny_Humans · 16 replies
    Youtube ^ | 8/28/2015 | OAN
    I'm surprised I didn't see this posted on the forum. Here is Palin's interview with Donald Trump posted on Drudge Report. Click link above
  • ‘Pendulum Factor’ could land Trump in White House

    08/30/2015 2:57:54 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 18 replies
    NYPost.com ^ | Michael Goodwin
    <p>All the Western democracies are rattled, and their politics are scrambled by nervous and unhappy publics. The United States is not immune, but the unique culture of American exceptionalism, which Obama never embraced, is alive and well in many hearts. If there is anything most Americans hate more than war, it is seeing the country ­behaving like a weakling and being pushed around.</p>
  • Today's Most: Would You Drink Doritos-Flavored Soda?

    08/30/2015 2:42:32 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 20 replies
    Today's Most...interesting beverage currently being tested: The company that owns Mountain Dew confirms it's testing a flavor that tastes like Doritos. PepsiCo confirmed to the NY Daily News that it's testing "Dewitos" on college campuses around the country. Speculation started when someone posted a picture online with the caption, "they were giving samples of this, it actually tastes like Doritos." The soda is orange-colored. Pepsi wouldn't say if the company's thinking about actually selling Dewitos. But a company representative told the News, "we are always testing out new flavors of Mountain Dew, and giving our fans a voice in helping...
  • Monster Truck Procession at Funeral Honors Little Boy

    08/30/2015 2:36:43 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 6 replies
    Tucson News Now ^ | Aug 28, 2015 | Tami Hoey
    It was a funeral procession like no other. More than a hundred truck drivers came together Friday to pay tribute to a little boy who loved monster trucks, but never got to see a monster truck jam. Three-year-old Elijah Steffen died earlier this month from a rare bone disease. Thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Elijah was scheduled to be a special guest at a Monster Truck Rally in Las Vegas. But he died before he could attend that event. On Friday, Elijah's family invited truck drivers to join the hour-long funeral procession through Mesa. The procession of vehicles included everything...
  • Astronomy Picture of the Day -- M31: The Andromeda Galaxy

    08/30/2015 2:26:51 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 5 replies
    NASA ^ | August 30, 2015 | (see photo credit)
    Explanation: What is the nearest major galaxy to our own Milky Way Galaxy? Andromeda. In fact, our Galaxy is thought to look much like Andromeda. Together these two galaxies dominate the Local Group of galaxies. The diffuse light from Andromeda is caused by the hundreds of billions of stars that compose it. The several distinct stars that surround Andromeda's image are actually stars in our Galaxy that are well in front of the background object. Andromeda is frequently referred to as M31 since it is the 31st object on Messier's list of diffuse sky objects. M31 is so distant it...
  • Man Claims THIS Drawing Is of a 'Real Yeti he Saw and Sketched Before Reading its Mind

    08/30/2015 2:02:16 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 29 replies
    Sunday Express ^ | Tue, Aug 25, 2015
    AN ARTIST is claiming to have seen a mythical yeti for long enough to sketch the "giant primate".Russian Andrey Lyubchenko says people will think he is "insane", but insists he saw the legendary beast which was happy for him to draw its portrait. He claims the brief encounter was in the mountains of the Kemerovo area of Siberia, in Russia, and he telepathically communicated with the hairy mythological mammal. He said: "It happened so unexpectedly and fast that I had no time to get scared. "There was a clear feeling that this was a thinking creature, I felt he was...
  • Missouri Supreme Court ruling blocks lawsuit over deaths at Chillicothe hospital

    08/30/2015 12:44:33 AM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 1 replies
    Kansas City Star ^ | August 29, 2015 | By Rick Montgomery
    Eight years after his father died at a Chillicothe, Mo., hospital, David Gann learned from lawyers that they suspected Coval Gann and several other patients were murdered. So the younger Gann in 2010 filed a wrongful-death lawsuit. He and four other plaintiff families alleged that Hedrick Medical Center for years failed to notify deceased patients’ relatives about the suspicions expressed by some hospital employees during a rash of deaths in 2002. But it’s too late to seek damages, according to a recent Missouri Supreme Court ruling. Citing the state’s three-year statute of limitations on wrongful-death suits, the court’s 4-3 decision...
  • Enraging industry, labor board asserts its power under Obama

    08/29/2015 11:27:35 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 15 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 29, 2015 | Tim Devaney
    The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has become a lightning rod for controversy under President Obama, with its aggressive actions fueling sustained warfare between business and labor. From the labor board’s bitter fight with Boeing, to the creation of new union election rules, the NLRB has repeatedly moved to the forefront of political debate, drawing in Congress, the White House and even the Supreme Court. The NLRB’s latest bombshell was dropped on Thursday, when the board determined the waste management agency Browning-Ferris should be considered a “joint employer” of temporary workers. The decision expands the definition of what it means...
  • After SC Shooting, There Were Flag Bans. Now an Awkward Question About VA is Burning Up the Internet

    08/29/2015 11:08:26 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 28 replies
    Independent Journal Review ^ | 8/29/15 | VICTORIA TAFT
    After self-described “racist” killer Dylann Roof executed the black members of a church Bible study, people found photos of the killer holding the Confederate battle flag. There were also photos of him burning and stomping on the American flag — per the request of a social media activist. Suddenly, the ‘Southern Cross‘ was removed from the public square all over — state houses, companies, flag poles and college campuses. The murders prompted the call for the digging up the body of Nathan Bedford Forrest, the founder of the Ku Klux Klan. The Virginia murderer had in his possession the ‘gay...
  • Samantha Power: US will be Isolated if it Rejects Iran Deal

    08/29/2015 10:55:06 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 55 replies
    INN ^ | 8/27/2015, 9:40 PM | (Arutz Sheva Staff)
    The United States will be isolated on the world stage and its influence diminished if Congress rejects the Iran nuclear deal, the US ambassador to the United Nations has warned. In an editorial published by Politico, Samantha Power argued that a “no” vote from Congress would make it more difficult for the United States to drum up support for sanctions and partner with like-minded countries to confront crises. “If the United States rejects this deal, we would instantly isolate ourselves from countries that spent nearly two years working with American negotiators to hammer out its toughest provisions,” Power wrote in...
  • Lucky Escape for Swedes After 'Dead' Bear Attacks

    08/29/2015 10:52:56 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 13 replies
    The Local ^ | 21 Aug 2015
    A Swedish man has spoken about his close brush with death when a bear he believed he had killed lunged up and launched a violent attack on himself and his hunting partner on the first day of Sweden's annual cull. Roles were reversed at the start of Sweden's annual bear hunt on Friday when two Swedish hunters had to be taken to hospital after they were attacked by their own prey. “I had had my eye on this bear for a week and a half, because it had been walking around eating oats in this area,” Per-Anders Wärme from Bollnäs...
  • Chris Christie: Track Illegals Like FedEx Packages

    08/29/2015 10:47:36 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 37 replies
    Newsmax ^ | Saturday, 29 Aug 2015 07:12 PM | Todd Beamon
    Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie on Saturday compared tracking illegal immigrants in the United States to locating FedEx packages, even pledging to ask the company's founder and CEO to temporarily work with his administration to show immigration officials how to do it effectively. The comments, at a town hall meeting in New Hampshire, caused an uproar on social media, Mediate and CNN reports. "At any moment, FedEx can tell you where that package is," the New Jersey governor said. "It's on the truck. It's at the station. It's on the airplane. It's back in another station. It's back at the...
  • Rand Champions the Constitution at Utah Campaign Event

    08/29/2015 10:45:28 PM PDT · by z taxman · 16 replies
    The Salt Lake Tribune ^ | Aug. 29, 2015 | Brian Maffly
    Orem • Rand Paul brought his message of limited government and strict observance of the U.S. Constitution to Utah Saturday. A crowd of several hundred applauded his call to stand up for all 10 amendments in the Bill of Rights — not just the one protecting gun rights. "You can't support the Second Amendment unless you protect the Fourth," the GOP presidential candidate said, referring to the constitutional prohibition against unlawful search and seizure. That applause line was the Kentucky senator's segue into his intense opposition to blanket data-gathering on U.S. citizens — a key pillar of his long-shot campaign....
  • Gilmore challenges Trump to 'mano a mano' debate on birthright citizenship

    08/29/2015 10:40:16 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 67 replies
    Richmond Times Dispatch ^ | Friday, August 28, 2015 5:00 pm | Andrew Cain
    Former Gov. Jim Gilmore, who is seeking the Republican presidential nomination, on Friday challenged GOP front-runner Donald Trump to a “mano a mano” debate on birthright citizenship. Gilmore has criticized Trump’s plan to overturn the birthright citizenship provision of the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. It guarantees citizenship to babies born in the U.S., even if their parents are in the U.S. illegally. “Donald Trump is wrong on this issue and on his views of the 14th Amendment,” Gilmore said in a statement. “I challenge Donald Trump to debate ‘mano a mano’ on this issue. His comments are irresponsible,...
  • Perry's campaign struggles, but in for long haul

    08/29/2015 10:29:38 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 18 replies
    Standard Times ^ | 7:06 PM, Aug 29, 2015 | Matthew Waller
    Former governor gets little attention AUSTIN — Former Gov. Rick Perry started out with flair. Not even a felony indictment could keep down his campaign spirit as he went after the presidency. He can boast being the longest-serving governor of one of the largest, most prosperous states in the union, one who called down border guards to address a national crisis, and one with the message that his state’s economic prosperity could be modeled and put into practice for the nation at large. Yet several months after his June 4 presidential campaign launch, he is floundering. A recent Public Policy...
  • Democratic Party shuts their fair booth over Confederate-flag sales

    08/29/2015 10:23:58 PM PDT · by euram · 42 replies
    The Columbus Dispatch ^ | Aug 29, 2015 | wire reports
    The local Democratic Party has closed its booth at a county fair in northeastern Ohio because officials won’t ban the sale of Confederate flags at the event.
  • Op-Ed: National Emergency for America (Iran deal)

    08/29/2015 10:20:17 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 12 replies
    INN ^ | Friday, August 28, 2015 11:22 AM | Stanley Zir
    “The Constitution is the guideline I will never abandon.” — George WashingtonThe United states of America was born out of a resolve to protect the freedoms of the individual from the tyranny of the state. Its Constitution was written to safeguard those freedoms at all costs—ad infinitum. America’s Founding Fathers were excellent physicians who could fully detect the disease of tyranny in all its forms. They left the American people the Constitution as a preventive vaccine to eliminate this cancer. Therefore, upholding the Constitution and its firm stance against tyranny or any government or enterprise, foreign or domestic that seeks...
  • Graham: Kasich 'not ready' for presidency

    08/29/2015 10:20:07 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 16 replies
    Hill ^ | August 29, 2015 - 10:00 AM EDT | Rebecca Shabad
    Ohio Gov. John Kasich is “not ready to be Commander in Chief” because of his stance on spending cuts for the U.S. military, GOP presidential rival Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) told New Hampshire voters Friday. “John Kasich is a good friend of mine,” Graham said, according to Time , before adding, “He said he has no problem with sequestration.” Graham told voters that sequestration hurts U.S. national security. “As the enemy increases in its ability, our approach is to disarm,” Graham said. “If the next president doesn’t understand that the cuts are killing us, in terms of defending ourselves, you’re...
  • The Democratic Party Adopts $15/hour Minimum Wage into National Platform

    08/29/2015 10:09:00 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 41 replies
    The Democratic Party on Friday adopted a call to raise the minimum wage to $15/hr as part of their established party platform heading into the 2016 election season. The move further polarizes the progressive wing of the party by moving them further to the left of both the Republican Party, and corporate centrist Democrats such as Hillary Clinton. In response to the Democratic Party’s vote, Terrence Wise, a Kansas City, Mo. McDonald’s and Burger King Worker and member of the National Organizing Committee of the Fight for $15, issued the following statement.
  • Rand Paul rallies Utahns, calls Donald Trump mania 'insane'

    08/29/2015 10:02:37 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 47 replies
    kls.com ^ | Aug 29th, 2015 @ 5:45pm | Dennis Romboy
    OREM — Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul had one word for the Donald Trump phenomenon that seems to be sweeping the country: "Insane." Asked if he thought Trump would eventually flame out, the freshman Kentucky senator said, "We can only hope so." Paul's comments came Saturday after a raucous rally at Alder Home Security that attracted about 600 Utahns who waved red and white towels and clamored for "President Paul." He only disappointed supporters when he declined to crowd surf after his speech saying, "Maybe next time." In Utah on the last day of a five-state western campaign swing, Paul...
  • Diamond and Silk Interviewed By Gov. Sarah Palin

    08/29/2015 9:49:31 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 2 replies
    You Tube ^ | 8-27-2015 | You Tube
    Published on Aug 27, 2015 Gov. Sarah Palin, "We Be Your Sisters"
  • "Drop Hoes", When LA Street Gangs go White Collar

    08/29/2015 9:37:58 PM PDT · by cicero2k · 12 replies
    KrebsonSecurity ^ | August 20, 2015 | Brian Krebs
    Authorities across the United States this week arrested dozens of gang members who stand accused of making millions of dollars stealing consumer identities in order to file fraudulent tax refund requests with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The arrests highlight the dramatic shift in gang activity in recent years from high-risk drug dealing to identity fraud — a far less risky yet equally lucrative crime.
  • Woman, 80, trampled to death in Venezuelan supermarket stampede

    08/29/2015 9:12:30 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 18 replies
    An 80-year-old Venezuelan woman died, possibly from trampling, in a scrum outside a state supermarket selling subsidized goods, the opposition and media said on Friday. The melee at the store in Sabaneta, the birthplace of former Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez, was the latest such incident in the South American nation where economic hardship and food shortages are creating long queues and scuffles.
  • Fan dies after falling from upper deck at Braves-Yankees game

    08/29/2015 9:06:38 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 18 replies
    CNN ^ | Sat August 29, 2015 | Steve Almasy and Mayra Cuevas,
    <p>The man tumbled out of the stands during the seventh inning of the game as the New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez was walking to home plate.</p> <p>"The Atlanta Braves offer their deepest condolences to the family," the team said in a statement. "At this time, all inquiries will be directed to the Atlanta Police Department, as this is an ongoing investigation."</p>
  • StingRay surveillance prompts Baltimore attorneys to review nearly 2,000 cases

    08/29/2015 8:58:17 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 18 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | August 28, 2015 | Andrew Blake
    Attorneys in Baltimore are reviewing hundreds of convictions after an investigation revealed that police there have secretly used cell phone surveillance tools in nearly 2,000 criminal cases. Following a report in USA Today that exposed the extent of the Baltimore Police Department’s use of cell-tracking technology to locate suspects sought in connection with low-level crimes, lawyers in the city’s public defender office now tell the paper they plan to ask the court to toss out “a large number” of convictions.
  • Report: John Boehner Shocks at Fundraiser by What He Calls Ted Cruz: ‘I About Fell on the Floor’

    08/29/2015 8:56:12 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 49 replies
    The Blaze ^ | August 27, 2015
    Report: John Boehner Shocks at Fundraiser by What He Calls Ted Cruz: ‘I About Fell on the Floor’ Aug. 27, 2015 Speaker John Boehner shocked attendees of a Colorado fundraiser Wednesday night by referring to Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) as a “jacka**,” two people at the event told The Daily Caller. The Ohio Republican, who has come under fire from hard-line conservatives within his party, said he was happy Cruz was campaigning for president because it keeps the “jacka**” out of Washington, The Daily Caller reported. “I don’t think it’s terribly speaker-like, and I think it kind of goes against...
  • Trump, Carson in close fight in Iowa poll

    08/29/2015 8:45:58 PM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 44 replies
    http://thehill.com ^ | August 29, 23015 | Mark Hensch
    The Bloomberg/Des Moines Register survey released on Saturday finds that the two are tied in Iowa caucus-goer support when voters’ first and second choices for the Republican coronation are combined. Each is the first or second choice of 32 percent of respondents. Trump won the poll overall, getting 23 percent support. Carson comes in second at 18 percent. The next-closest competitors are Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) at 8 percent each. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush are tied for fifth place with 6 percent support each. After them is Carly Fiorina...
  • Former St. Pius student killed in Afghanistan (NM)

    08/29/2015 8:35:25 PM PDT · by Jet Jaguar · 10 replies
    KOB TV ^ | 08/29/2015 | Stephen Montoya,
    Air Force Captain Mathew Roland was killed in Afghanistan, according to family acquaintance. Sharon Plate said Roland attended St. Pius X High School before his father, Air Force Colonel Mark Roland, was transferred to Lexington, Kentucky. Matt was an Eagle Scout from Troop 174 at Paradise Hills Methodist Church and a 2010 graduate of the Air Force Academy. “He was 27 years old and was a wonderful role model for the younger Scouts,” Plate said. Popular Military.com states that Staff Sgt. Forrest B. Sibley, 31, of Pensacola, Florida, was killed along with Roland Wednesday after their vehicle came under attack...
  • First-Time Voter, 92, Gets to Meet Her Savior: Donald Trump

    08/29/2015 8:34:09 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 39 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Aug 29, 2015 | William Bigelow
    Donald Trump has outdone himself — he’s managed to bring one ancient person back to political life. Beada Corum, 92, recently registered to vote for the first time so she could vote for Trump,. On Saturday, Aug. 29, she got to meet The Donald in person. Trump sealed the campaign-trail revival when he kissed Corum on the cheek at the National Federation of Republican Assemblies Conference, when they posed for the cameras.
  • Priorities: FDA cracks down on vegan mayonnaise labeling

    08/29/2015 8:16:31 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 32 replies
    Hot Air ^ | August 28, 2015 | Mary Katharine Ham
    As always, the Food and Drug Administration has its eye on the ball and its arms around freedom…in a big, stifling bear hug. The Founders no doubt intended that the federal government would have a passel of people in charge of telling successful condiment producers what they can put on their labels. For freedom. In this case, the federal government has decided a vegan company cannot put the name “Just Mayo” on its clearly labeled vegan mayonnaise product because the company doesn’t include egg whites in the mixture and does include some healthy stuff, like beta carotene. One would think...
  • Police: NY woman killed infant, lived with body for 3 months

    08/29/2015 8:05:08 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 8 replies
    THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ^ | August 29, 2015
    BATAVIA, N.Y. - An upstate New York woman has been arrested on a murder charge after police say she killed her infant child and then lived in an apartment with the baby's body for three months.
  • Confederate Flag Love Still Super Strong in Ohio

    08/29/2015 7:38:45 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 41 replies
    Scene ^ | Thu, Aug 27, 2015 | Sam Allard
    The 12,000-strong city of Bucyrus, Ohio, down near Mansfield, will host a "Confederate Flag Pride Parade" on Saturday. The Port Clinton News-Herald reports that roughly 50 vehicles are expected to participate, and that city leaders are expecting neither disruption nor significant changes in traffic volume. Event organizers didn't exactly echo the "heritage not hate" refrain of Confederate Flag supporters nationwide. One told the News-Herald that the flag is "not racist at all," that it's "just another red, white and blue flag," a "military thing." He said that organizers in Bucyrus had been trying to assemble a parade before, but couldn't...
  • In GOP war on Social Security, only Trump gets it

    08/29/2015 7:34:15 PM PDT · by WilliamIII · 104 replies
    MySanAntonio ^ | Aug 18 2015 | Paul Krugman
    Republican presidential candidates. who have had to seek contributions from a handful of wealthy contributors, want to cut Social Security. Average Americans love the program; the superwealthy don’t. Something strange is happening in the Republican primary — something strange, that is, besides the Trump phenomenon. For some reason, just about all the leading candidates other than The Donald have taken a deeply unpopular position, a known political loser, on a major domestic policy issue. And it’s interesting to ask why. The issue in question is the future of Social Security, which turned 80 last week. The retirement program is, of...
  • Trump Bashes $4 Billion In IRS Refunds To Illegals

    08/29/2015 7:28:29 PM PDT · by WilliamIII · 65 replies
    Forbes ^ | Aug 20 2015 | Robert Wood
    President Obama and Donald Trump see immigration differently. The President’s aggressive executive action on immigration is still being litigated, and Mr. Trump proposes action of a different kind. In the meantime, tax credits and refunds for illegal immigrants have become controversial. Mr. Trump says illegal immigrants get $4.2 billion in tax credits. He can point to a 2011 audit by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration. It confirms that individuals who are not authorized to work in the United States were paid $4.2 billion in refundable credits.
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 08-30-15, Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time

    08/29/2015 7:23:05 PM PDT · by Salvation · 26 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 08-30-15 | Revised New American Bible
    August 30, 2015   Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Dt 4:1-2, 6-8 Moses said to the people:“Now, Israel, hear the statutes and decreeswhich I am teaching you to observe,that you may live, and may enter in and take possession of the landwhich the LORD, the God of your fathers, is giving you. In your observance of the commandments of the LORD, your God,which I enjoin upon you,you shall not add to what I command you nor subtract from it. Observe them carefully,for thus will you give evidenceof your wisdom and intelligence to the nations,who will hear of...
  • New Documentary Reveals the Strange Life of Korla Pandit

    08/29/2015 7:21:51 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 13 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | Joe Rosato Jr.
    In the category of unusual entertainers, there are few who could hold a candle to Korla Pandit. There was the jeweled turban. The hypnotizing gaze into the TV camera. And the exotic organ playing that earned him the moniker “the godfather of exotica. ” For 15 minutes every afternoon between 1949 and 1951 on Los Angeles’ KTLA, Pandit would hold court on his own live TV broadcast — drawing in viewers with his alluring expressions and his unusual organ playing. He would go on to appear in more than 900 broadcasts during his career, which included cameos in Hollywood films....
  • Sciatica

    08/29/2015 7:18:38 PM PDT · by Maine Mariner · 128 replies
    Some medical advice from Freepers is sorely needed. About two weeks ago I twisted my lower back and the result sciatica. I have been taking 3 200mg of Advil and 2 300 mg Tylenol every six hours plus alternating between an ice pack (wrapped in a towel) and a hot water bottle. I have also been doing some exercises several times a day as recommended by my physical therapist. So here it is Saturday evening and I am in a lot of pain. What is so discouraging was today at about 2 pm for a couple of hours, I was...
  • Bush super PAC spends over $21 million for TV ads in early states (Presses panic button!)

    08/29/2015 7:13:05 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 51 replies
    CBS News ^ | 8/29/15 | REENA FLORES
    Right to Rise USA, a super PAC supporting former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush in his bid for the White House, is spending just over $21 million in television advertising for key early-voting states. For ads running from the middle of September through the end of the year in Iowa, the super PAC spent $6 million, according to Right to Rise spokesperson Paul Lindsay. In South Carolina the pro-Bush organization has spent just under $4 million for ads running from September 22 to the close of December. Right to Rise is putting the bulk of its advertising dollars in New Hampshire,...
  • Man faces capital murder charge in killing of Houston deputy(Civil Rights leader attacks Sheriff)

    08/29/2015 7:05:30 PM PDT · by bestintxas · 65 replies
    reuters ^ | 8/29/15 | Kevin Murphy and Alex Dobuzinskis
    Sheriff's deputies on Saturday arrested a 30-year-old man who will be charged with capital murder in connection with the shooting death of a deputy at a suburban Houston gas station, a killing the sheriff tied to anger against police. Shannon Miles was picked up for questioning early on Saturday following the Friday night shooting, which was captured on surveillance video, Harris County Sheriff Ron Hickman told reporters. He noted that Miles is black and has a history of prior arrests for trespassing and resisting arrest. Earlier on Saturday, Hickman had linked the shooting of deputy Darren Goforth, who was white,...
  • Sources: John Daly taken to hospital for evaluation

    08/29/2015 6:59:49 PM PDT · by aposiopetic · 14 replies
    Yahoo Sports ^ | 8/29/15 | Pat Forde
    After collapsing on the 18th tee box, golfer John Daly was taken by ambulance from a golf course in Canton, Miss., to a hospital in Jackson for tests Saturday, multiple sources told Yahoo Sports.