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  • Former President of Maryland-Based Transportation Company Indicted (trunc)

    01/12/2018 6:13:37 PM PST · by aMorePerfectUnion · 31 replies
    Department of Justice ^ | 1-12-18 | Dept. of Justice
    Former President of Maryland-Based Transportation Company Indicted on 11 Counts Related to Foreign Bribery, Fraud and Money Laundering Scheme Executive Allegedly Paid Bribes to a Russian Official So His Company Could Win Highly Sensitive Nuclear Fuel Transportation Contracts An indictment against a former co-president of a Maryland-based transportation company that provides services for the transportation of nuclear materials to customers in the United States and abroad, was unsealed today for his alleged role in a scheme that involved the bribery of an official at a subsidiary of Russia’s State Atomic Energy Corporation. Acting Assistant Attorney General John P. Cronan of...
  • I coined a new word today

    01/12/2018 6:10:47 PM PST · by Secret Agent Man · 23 replies
    You know when people answer a question iffy and you cannot really tell if its a statement or another question? Like they answer but their ending has their voice going up slightly, and they aent exactly sure about their response? Questment. They have just answered your question with a questment.
  • Three Churches Bombed Ahead of Papal Visit to Chile

    01/12/2018 6:10:16 PM PST · by marshmallow · 8 replies
    The Catholic Herald (UK) ^ | 1/12/18 | Staff Reporter
    A note said the next bomb would be 'in your cassock'Three Catholic churches in the Chilean capital have been bombed just days before Pope Francis begins his tour of the country. The perpetrators placed incendiary devices in all three churches in Santiago, and in one church left a direct threat to the Pope, saying the next bombs would be “in your cassock”. Chile’s outgoing president Michelle Bachelet said the events were “very strange, because it is not something that can be identified with one specific group”. She added: “What I’ve been told is that, for example, [when the Pope visited]...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Tunes For Our Troops! ~ 13 January 2018

    01/12/2018 6:06:11 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 340 replies
    Our Troops Rock and Roll !! | The Canteen DJ's
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  • Broke California Looking to Take Money from the Pockets of Retired State Workers

    01/12/2018 6:04:54 PM PST · by BackRoads775 · 115 replies ^ | January 11, 2018 at 8:39am | By Jonathan Pincus
    Public employees in California may have their pension benefits slashed due to the rollback of a longstanding rule in the state, Gov. Jerry Brown revealed in a recent budget briefing. The California governor revealed that he has a “hunch” legal proceedings could pave the way for cuts to public employees’ benefits. “There is more flexibility than there is currently assumed by those who discuss the California rule,” Brown said during the briefing.
  • Exclusive: Watch Chris Matthews Joke About His ‘Bill Cosby Pill’ Before Interviewing Hillary Clinton

    01/12/2018 6:04:23 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 19 replies
    The Cut ^ | January 12, 2018 | Noreen Malone
    On January 5, 2016, MSNBC Hardball host Chris Matthews interviewed Hillary Clinton in an Iowa fire station during the Democratic primary season. Network footage obtained by the Cut shows Matthews, during the interview setup, making a couple of “jokes” about Clinton. He asks, “Can I have some of the queen’s waters? Precious waters?” And then, as he waits for the water, he adds, “Where’s that Bill Cosby pill I brought with me?” Matthews then laughs, delighted with the line, for an extended moment, as the staffers around him react with disbelief, clearly uncomfortable. (Cosby has been accused of sexual impropriety...
  • The Clintons Fleeced Haiti

    01/12/2018 5:51:55 PM PST · by Kaslin · 21 replies
    Rush ^ | January 12, 2018 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: I’m sure you have (chuckles) foreign countries have asked for American ambassadors, have summoned them to come explain whether or not Trump was talking about their countries? (laughing) Oh! (laughing) “Is he talking about us? Does he think we’re…?” (laughing) Hey, this is why you have diplomats. (laughing) This is why you have ’em. (laughing) “Well, yeah, what are the qualifications here for being one of those things that he said? What do we have to do to avoid that or be one? What are they? Can you tell us, Mr. Ambassador?” (laughing) RUSH: Elise in Victor, Montana. Great...
  • [Cath Cauc]More proof that Francis’ pontificate has been ‘hijacked’ by the ‘Gay Lobby’

    01/12/2018 5:40:39 PM PST · by ebb tide · 5 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | January 12, 2018 | Christine de Marcellus Vollme
    The revelations of homoerotic, blasphemous art in the Cathedral of Terni, commissioned in 2006 by Archbishop Paglia, now the head of the dicastery that oversees the St. John Paul II Institute for Studies in Marriage and Family worldwide, had already raised several vital issues that needed to be urgently addressed.  The exposition of homoerotic art in Archbishop Paglia’s Cathedral from 2006 left the world asking the important question of how he could ever have been chosen to lead the Pontifical Council for the Family and later the Pontifical Academy for Life and the John Paul II Institute for Studies in...
  • Moby Says CIA Agents Asked Him to Spread the Word About Trump and Russia

    01/12/2018 5:38:44 PM PST · by roses of sharon · 43 replies
    Pitchfork ^ | 1/12/18 | by Noah Yoo
    Talking with WFPK's Kyle Meredith, Moby cited “active and former CIA agents” who were “truly concerned” about Trump’s collusion with Russia. “They were like, ‘This is the Manchurian Candidate, like [Putin] has a Russian agent as the President of the United States,’” he said. “So they passed on some information to me and they said, like, ‘Look, you have more of a social media following than any of us do, can you please post some of these things just in a way that … sort of put it out there.’” He added, “It’s really disturbing and it’s going to get...
  • Why do so many in Alabama oppose same-sex marriage?

    01/12/2018 5:37:27 PM PST · by Bodleian_Girl · 62 replies
    The Birmingham News / ^ | 01 12 18 | Christopher Harress
    Ambrosia Starling, drag queen who prompted Judge Roy Moore's removal from Alabama Supreme Court. This story is a part of Ask Alabama, where you ask the questions, you vote to decide which questions we answer, and then we investigate. This week we're answering a question submitted by a reader who asked: Alabama has the lowest the percentage of citizens of any state who support same sex marriage. Why are so many Alabamans opposed? Same-sex marriage, and homosexual behavior, has seemingly always been frowned upon by much of the great state of Alabama. This is, after all, the center of the...
  • Former Liberal: We Learn to Hate Ourselves

    01/12/2018 5:35:39 PM PST · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Rush ^ | January 12, 2018 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Zack in Sanford, Florida. Zack’s been waiting a long time. I appreciate your patience, Zack. How are you? CALLER: I’m doing well, sir. I’d like to wish you very huge, three-year listener, first-time caller, former bleeding-heart liberal, single-father dittos, sir. RUSH: Thank you. CALLER: Thank you for everything you do. RUSH: Thank you very much. CALLER: I’ll jump to the point. Oh, and happy birthday if I didn’t say that. It’s a very long dittos there. But, anyhow, I was wanting to discuss the educational system. I’ve studied history for nearly eight years. I started in 2007 and I’ve...
  • In his own words – Billy Graham on Martin Luther King, Jr.

    01/12/2018 5:33:17 PM PST · by GoldenState_Rose · 21 replies
    Billy Graham Library ^ | 2015 | Billy Graham
    Civil rights were very much in the forefront in America during the 1960s and early 1970s. As the issue unfolded, I sometimes found myself under fire from both sides, extreme conservatives castigating me for doing too much and extreme liberals blaming me for not doing enough. In reality, both groups tended to stand aloof from our evangelistic Crusades, but those people who actively supported us understood very well our commitment to doing what we could through our evangelism to end the blight of racism. Early on, Dr. King and I spoke about his method of using non-violent demonstrations to bring...
  • Fusion Collusion – Dan Bongino Asks The Right Question…

    01/12/2018 5:26:44 PM PST · by a little elbow grease · 31 replies ^ | 1/12/18 | sundance
    Dan Bongino is asking the right question on Twitter ...............
  • Pew: 115th Congress Fourth Least Productive in Three Decades

    01/12/2018 5:20:27 PM PST · by Cheerio · 13 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12 Jan 2018 | Penny Starr
    ew Research Center on Thursday released the results of an analysis on Congress’s productivity showing that, despite Republican control of the White House and both chambers, the legislative body is the fourth least productive in three decades. The report also looked at what laws are “substantive,” measured by whether they changed federal law or used taxpayer funding. Pew reported: In 2005, the first year of the GOP-controlled 109th Congress and with Republican George W. Bush in the White House, 161 laws were enacted, 124 of them substantive. By 2009, the first year of the 111th Congress, Democrats were in control...
  • 90-Year-Old Lesbian Sues Air Force For Kicking Her Out 60 Years Ago

    01/12/2018 5:06:00 PM PST · by markomalley · 55 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 1/12/18 | Nick Givas
    Former Airman Second Class Helen Grace James is suing the United States Air Force for getting kicked out more than 60 years ago, because she is a lesbian.Air base police caught James with another female officer alone in a car with the engine off in March 1955. After being arrested and interrogated, James claims that the military threatened to go to her family if she didn’t agree to a “undesirable” discharge, she told The Washington Post.At 90 years old, James is now asking the courts to change her “undesirable” discharge to an “honorable” one.“It has crippled her throughout her life,” James’s attorney, J....
  • Flashback: LBJ and BHO in Their Own Words

    01/12/2018 5:05:41 PM PST · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    Rush ^ | January 12, 2018 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: I want to go back and listen just for the fun of it here. This is Lyndon Johnson, 1964, president at the time. This is a portion of a phone call that Lyndon Johnson made to the owner of the Haggar Clothing company. Haggar suits, Haggar slacks, H-a-g-g-a-r, and it was about some pants that LBJ wanted to order. JOHNSON: Now, another thing, the crotch down where your nuts hang, is always a little too tight. See if you can’t leave me about an inch from where the zipper (burps) ends, right under my — back to my bunghole....
  • French trade union chief slams UK and US over lack of workers' rights

    01/12/2018 4:48:33 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 21 replies ^ | 12 January 2018 16:54 CET+01:00 | Evie Burrows-Taylor
    France does not want to treat its workers like the UK and US, with zero hours contracts and no protection for the unemployed, Philippe Martinez, the head of the hardline CGT, France’s biggest trade union, has said. Last year, Martinez and his leftist union fought an unsuccessful battle with President Emmanuel Macron over a raft of reforms aimed at freeing up France’s rigid jobs market. Those controversial reforms cut into the power of France’s trade unions and made it easier for firms to lay off staff. Martinez believes Macron is influenced by the “Anglo-Saxon” model but he does not want...
  • USC prof includes 'Israeli zionists' on list of 'terrorists'

    01/12/2018 4:44:10 PM PST · by markomalley · 20 replies
    Campus Reform ^ | 1/12/18 | Sandor Farkas
    A petition is calling on the University of Southern California to discipline a professor who included “Israeli Zionists” on a list of “terrorists” during a classroom presentation.The controversy originated with a lecture that Dr. David Kang delivered on October 26 to students in International Relations (IR) 210: International Relations Introductory Analysis, a mandatory course for all IR majors and minors.During that class, Kang showed a slide labeled “Who are terrorists?” that listed nine groups and individuals, including the Columbian communist guerrilla movement FARC, Scottish folk hero William Wallace, the Tamil Tigers, and the Irish Republican Army.Third on the list was...
  • The Secret Paths That Led Ireland’s Catholics to Forbidden Mass

    01/12/2018 4:41:54 PM PST · by ebb tide · 18 replies
    Atlas Obscura ^ | January 10, 2018 | Anika Burgess
    On Ireland’s southwest coast, in County Kerry, there is a small village called Caherdaniel. Nearby, there is a national park, a fort that offers glimpses of the Skellig Islands, and the sloping shores of Derrynane Bay. And, etched into this countryside, is the Caherdaniel Mass Path. Like other such paths around Ireland, this narrow track was used by Catholics to attend mass 300 years ago, during a time of religious persecution. The locations of these passages were closely held secrets, which is why it took Irish photographer Caitriona Dunnett years to research her project Mass Paths. It was the one...
  • Legendary Guitarist Eric Clapton Says He's Going Deaf

    01/12/2018 4:40:33 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 84 replies
    WPXI ^ | Jan 12, 2018 | Kelcie Willis
    Musician Eric Clapton says he is going deaf. The 72-year-old singer says he plans on still performing, but his mounting health issues as he ages are a concern. “The only thing I'm concerned with now is being in my 70s and being able to be proficient,” Clapton said in an interview with BBC 2. “I mean, I’m going deaf, I’ve got tinnitus, my hands just about work. I’m hoping that people will come along and see me just because, or maybe more than because I’m a curiosity. I know that is part of it, because it's amazing to myself I’m...