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  • US allies, Al Qaeda battle rebels in Yemen

    08/10/2018 10:21:52 AM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 8 replies
    Fox News ^ | Aug 2018 | Associated Press
    "Elements of the U.S. military are clearly aware that much of what the U.S. is doing in Yemen is aiding AQAP and there is much angst about that," said Michael Horton, a fellow at the Jamestown Foundation, a U.S. analysis group that tracks terrorism. "However, supporting the UAE and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia against what the U.S. views as Iranian expansionism takes priority over battling AQAP and even stabilizing Yemen," Horton said.
  • Will Broadcast, Cable Nets Cover? Democrat Jokes About Wanting Blackburn to Commit Suicide

    08/10/2018 10:13:50 AM PDT · by DFG · 16 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 08/10/2018 | Curtis Houck
    Behold Friday’s installment of things you won’t see six-person CNN panels on. In a story published Friday morning by the left-leaning Huffington Post, reporter Kevin Robillard released video of Democratic Tennessee Congressman Steve Cohen suggesting that fellow Tennessee Congresswoman and Republican senatorial candidate Marsha Blackburn should kill herself. “The big orange President — that’s not somebody from Knoxville. He’s going to come down here and he is going to endorse Marsha Blackburn, because Marsha Blackburn, if he says, ‘Jump off the Harahan Bridge,’ she’ll jump off the Harahan Bridge. I wish he’d say that. She will do anything he says,”...

    08/10/2018 10:08:14 AM PDT · by outpostinmass2 · 35 replies
    Since Her Initial Disqualification she had been removed from 3 more events, kicked off of The USA Skyrunning Team, and lost a sponsorship More details have emerged regarding Maude Gorman’s racing history. It has become clear that her racing accomplishments were a lie. She stood on podiums seemingly oblivious to the fact that she stole from those standing next to her or those that were bumped off entirely. I have been in contact with officials from all of these races. The evidence was clear, and their actions were decisive. I received an email on Thursday morning from the race’s timer,...
  • Is the Koran a Literary Masterpiece?

    08/10/2018 9:59:31 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 34 replies
    Crisis Magazine ^ | August 10, 2018 | William Kilpatrick
    In my last piece for Crisis, I emphasized the importance of casting doubts on Islamic beliefs just as we cast doubts on Soviet Communist ideology during the Cold War. With that in mind, let’s talk about the Koran. It’s the fountain from which the ideology flows. It is quoted incessantly by terrorist leaders and imams alike, and it provides the motivation for both armed jihadists in combat fatigues, and cultural jihadists in business suits.So it would seem logical for those threatened by Islam to cast doubts on the Koran. If the Koran came to be seem as a man-made fabrication...
  • Trump should hit the road

    08/10/2018 9:53:18 AM PDT · by calvincaspian · 34 replies
    The Boston Herald ^ | 08-10-2018 | Herald Staff
    Wednesday morning, after the Ohio 12th Congressional District election went to Republican Troy Balderson in a squeaker, President Trump tweeted, “As long as I campaign and/or support Senate and House candidates (within reason), they will win. … we will have a giant Red Wave!” The truth is, unless the president shapes up before November, the GOP may be waving goodbye to a majority in the House of Representatives. Despite some cheerleading from the true believers, Tuesday was not a good day for the GOP. In 2016, Trump carried the 12th District by 11 points. In Tuesday’s special election, Balderson defeated...
  • George Soros’ Son Reveals the True Agenda Behind Flooding the West With 3rd World Immigrants

    08/10/2018 9:50:49 AM PDT · by davikkm · 51 replies
    IWB ^ | Chris Black
    In case you did not know, it appears like George Soros, the billionaire philanthropist, reptilian mastermind, alleged Israel hater and proud Nazi collaborator (as per his own admission in PBS’ 60 Minutes interview) has a son, Alex Soros respectively. Before moving on with our story, you should know that George Soros is a Hungarian Jew. And yes, he’s a Jew who collaborated with the Nazis during WW2. Don’t believe me? Here’s an excerpt from the 60 Minutes interview, where Soros Senior admits that he helped the Nazi regime in his youth, that he has no regrets about it, as someone...
  • Italian Int Minister: “Enough now with this ‘parent 1 and 2. I have restored mother and father”

    08/10/2018 9:46:23 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 6 replies
    Rorate Caeli ^ | August 10, 2018 | Francesca Romana
    Italian Interior Minister: “Enough now with this ‘parent 1 and 2. I have restored mother and father” Claudio Cartaldo "Il Giornale" August 10, 2018 Salvini’s blitz on forms for identity cards - it’s back to the past and “No to the horror of “surrogate motherhood”.  Gone ‘parent n.1’ and ‘parent n.2’.  Back to what is natural: mother and father. Matteo Salvini launches the revolution also in the area of the family and gives the go ahead to re-examine the forms for identity cards.  [Excerpts] In an interview to La Bussola Quotidiano, the Interior Minister takes the side in defense of...
  • Dear FRiends, We need your continuing support to keep FR going. (FReepathon XLI)

    Dear FRiends, We need your continuing support to keep FR going. We cannot exist without you. FR is funded solely by contributions made by you, the liberty loving patriots who love and use it. We are beholden to no political party. No advertisers, no outsiders, no sugar daddies, no corporate string pullers. Definitely no government subsidies or tax breaks. No 501c or other IRS non-profit status. This means no commercial ads. No annoying pop-ups. No ad tracking. No mail campaigns. No spam. No third-parties -- not even the IRS -- trying to control what we do or say. We are...

    08/10/2018 9:39:22 AM PDT · by DIRTYSECRET · 26 replies
    I'll be there on election day supporting Ms. Blackburn. Where should I hang out? I'll have time to check out the Ryman, Grand Old Opry, even Knoxville. Southern belle accents are my favorite along with the cuisine.
  • NYPD hunt for troubled Blade Runner actress Sean Young, 58, after she was 'caught on [tr]

    08/10/2018 9:32:19 AM PDT · by C19fan · 70 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | August 10, 2018 | Hannah Perry
    Fallen star Mary Sean Young is wanted for questioning after cops say she was seen on surveillance video stealing thousands of dollars worth of laptops from a store in New York City. Once a big star in the 1980s and 1990s, playing the iconic role of Rachel in Blade Runner and Ray Finkle in Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, Young's increasingly erratic behavior over the years has seen a dramatic fall from grace. Now the 58-year-old actress is wanted by police for burglary after she was caught on camera breaking into School of Old store, on 36 Avenue in Astoria, Queens,...
  • McConnell still sees speedy confirms for Kavanaugh

    08/10/2018 9:30:41 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 18 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | August 10, 2018 | Stephen Dinan
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Friday he still wants to have Judge Brett Kavanaugh confirmed and sitting on the Supreme Court by the start of the new term in October. That is an aggressive schedule that means senators would hold a final vote well before all of the documents they’ve requested about his background would be released to the public by the National Archives ~snip~ “He’ll get confirmed. It won’t be a landslide, but he’ll get confirmed,” the senator said.
  • Get ready for a commuter apocalypse

    08/10/2018 9:28:57 AM PDT · by libstripper · 23 replies
    NY Post ^ | Aug. 9, 2018 | By Danielle Furfaro, Alex Taylor and Aaron Feis
    <p>It’s a good thing that New York is the city that never sleeps — since it takes all day to get anywhere.</p> <p>A perfect storm of subway repairs, highway construction, commuter rail woes and worsening gridlock is creating a commuter doomsday the likes of which the city has never seen before.</p>
  • Transgender woman who surrendered after strangling friend, leaving body in bathtub, gets 18 years

    08/10/2018 9:28:46 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 47 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8/9/2018 | Stephen Sorace
    A homeless transgender woman, who strangled to death a man with whom she had a decade-long friendship after being invited to live in his Portland, Ore., apartment, was sentenced Thursday to 18 years in prison. Paris McConville, 35, pleaded guilty to one count each of first-degree manslaughter and second-degree assault in the August 2017 death of Ryan Thompson, 35, FOX12 Oregon reported. “In the end, he lost his life because he trusted the wrong person," Thompson’s sister, Cecily Thompson-Thiel, said in court. McConville walked into a local police station 17 hours after killing her friend and confessed, the Oregonian...
  • Trump Hatred, A Consuming Virus

    08/10/2018 9:27:44 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 14 replies ^ | August 10, 2018 | David Limbaugh
    It's ironic that the loudest of Trump haters routinely breach the very civil standards of decency they claim justify their antipathy. Others are just creepily obsessed. I'm not exaggerating. Trump haters from both sides of the political aisle have fretted themselves into a consuming frenzy against the president. Whatever worldview they had, it is now overlaid with a Trump-animus fixation that obscures rational thought. It has slain their civility and subordinated their passion for certain policies. For them, everything in the Trump era is personal. Convinced of Trump's pure evil, they remorselessly suspend rules they previously observed. Defiant professions...
  • China should cut its losses in the trade war by conceding defeat to Donald Trump

    08/10/2018 9:22:56 AM PDT · by entropy12 · 26 replies
    South China Morning Post ^ | Friday, 10 August, 2018, | Xu Yimiao
    Xu Yimiao writes that China is running out of retaliatory tariffs against the US and has watched other major parties like the EU and Japan close ranks against it. Before the trade war gets more severe, Beijing’s leaders should seek direct talks with Trump, and may have to swallow their pride
  • Former Ohio State Wrestler Recants Claim That Jim Jordan Knew Of Sexual Abuse

    08/10/2018 9:22:47 AM PDT · by gr8eman · 20 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 5:52 PM 08/09/2018 | Chuck Ross
    A former Ohio State University wrestler is recanting his claims that Ohio Republican Rep. Jim Jordan knew of sexual abuse allegations against a university physician when he coached wrestling at the school over 20 years ago.“At no time did I ever say or have any direct knowledge that Jim Jordan knew of Dr. Richard Strauss’s inappropriate behavior,” Mark Coleman, a former MMA fighter who wrestled at Ohio State when Jordan coached there, said in a statement.“I have nothing but respect for Jim Jordan as I have known him for more than 30 years and know him to be of impeccable...
  • Turkish lira plunges 15% versus dollar after Trump authorizes doubling.....

    08/10/2018 9:22:12 AM PDT · by yoe · 33 replies
    CNBC ^ | aUGUST 10, 2018 | Fred Imbert
    rohl...metals tariffs on Turkey The (The Turkish lira) added to its steep losses on Friday, hitting a fresh record low, after President ( Donald Trump) authorized the doubling of metals tariffs on Turkey.
  • Judge in Manafort case calls extended recess

    08/10/2018 9:15:24 AM PDT · by Repealthe17thAmendment · 73 replies
    Yahoo ^ | August 10, 2018 | Associated Press
    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the bank fraud and tax evasion trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort (all times local): 10:50 a.m. The judge in Paul Manafort's trial has called a recess without explanation. U.S. District Judge T. S. Ellis lll huddled with attorneys from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office and Manafort's defense lawyers, as well as court security officers, for more than 20 minutes before calling the recess. The judge then exited the courtroom toward the jury room. The recess comes as prosecutors are preparing to finish their case Friday. Manafort faces charges of bank...
  • The Liberal Attack on Our Right to Listen

    08/10/2018 9:13:10 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies ^ | August 10, 2018 | Ken Blackwell
    American liberals have always professed to believe in tolerance, diversity, and freedom of speech. However, today’s reality is very different. As the Left gained control of the commanding heights of culture and increasingly business across the nation, the new liberal philosophy became freedom for me but not for thee. Consider the saga of Alex Jones, the radio talk show host who manages the website He is controversial, to say the least, having pushed various conspiracy theories. But then, some left-wing activists attack anyone to the right of Hillary Clinton as a racist and fascist. Apple, Facebook, Spotify, and YouTube...
  • NY Art Gallery Features Exhibit Depicting Stormy Daniels as Virgin Mary

    08/10/2018 9:10:45 AM PDT · by antidemoncrat · 32 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 8/9/2018 | Thomas D. Williams, Ph.D.
    Catholic League President Bill Donohue said Wednesday that a photographic exhibit featuring porn stars such as Stormy Daniels posing as the Virgin Mary constitutes “the latest artistic assault on Christianity.”