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  • Plea bargain in Idaho triple murder linked to dogfighting

    02/11/2019 12:19:21 AM PST · by Norski · 7 replies
    Animals 24-7 ^ | February 11, 2019 | Merritt Clifton
    MALAD, Idaho––Severo Luera, 39, the only person arrested in connection with a 2013 triple murder linked to pit bull breeding, dogfighting, and growing marijuana, “has struck a deal with state prosecutors that could get him out of prison in less than 10 years,” reported Madeleine Coles of the Idaho State Journal on February 8, 2019. Apprehended in Utah in February 2015, Luera was initially charged with three counts of aiding and abetting a murder in the first degree plus one count of conspiracy to commit murder in the first degree. Two-year-old & two-month-old survived The victims, Brent L. Christensen, 62,...
  • Gov. Gavin Newsom to pull National Guard from California's border with Mexico

    02/11/2019 12:17:13 AM PST · by NoLibZone · 46 replies
    DNC vetted then the Los Angeles Times ^ | 2-11-19 | Jazmine Ulloa and Taryn Luna
    As a second partial government shutdown looms in Washington over border discussions, Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday will order the removal of roughly 360 National Guard members from California’s southern boundary with Mexico, repudiating President Trump’s characterization of a recent influx of Central American refugees and migrants as a national security crisis. The announcement comes just one day before the governor delivers his first State of the State address Tuesday, setting the stage for Newsom to counter Trump’s State of the Union address from last week.
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 02-11-19, OM, Our Lady of Lourdes

    02/10/2019 11:39:13 PM PST · by Salvation · 35 replies ^ | 02-11-19 | Revised New American Bible
    February 11 2019 Monday of the Fifth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Gn1:1-19 In the beginning, when God created the heavens and the earth, the earth was a formless wasteland, and darkness covered the abyss, while a mighty wind swept over the waters. Then God said, "Let there be light," and there was light. God saw how good the light was. God then separated the light from the darkness. God called the light "day," and the darkness he called "night." Thus evening came, and morning followed–the first day. Then God said, "Let there be a dome in the middle...
  • AMERICA Prayer Vigil 2-11-19 {Prayer}

    02/10/2019 11:24:57 PM PST · by Kitty Mittens · 29 replies
    2-11-19 | Kitty Mittens
    The “Donald Trump/Mike Pence Prayer Vigil” and “Pray for our American Heroes" Prayer Thread have Combined to Form the AMERICA PRAYER VIGIL Prayer Thread! Join with Fellow FREEPERS to Pray for our PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP/VICE PRESIDENT MIKE PENCE and AMERICA: Government, Family, Military, Business, Education, Churches, and the Media. 'And this is the Confidence that we have in Him, that, if we Ask Anything According to His Will, He Heareth us.' 1 John 5:14 Religion Forum Threads Labeled [Prayer] are Closed to Debate of Any Kind. John 10:27-29 My Sheep hear My Voice, and I Know them, and they Follow...
  • Think socialism can never happen here? Just look at the left and the last 10 days

    02/10/2019 11:13:43 PM PST · by knighthawk · 72 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 10 2019 | Judge Jeanine Pirro
    We are reaching a turning point that will forever determine our future -- how we live our lives and how our children will live theirs. The gap between the ever-widening left and right has never been wider, and yet amazingly it continues to widen. Every time we turn on a TV, open a laptop or listen to the radio, another bizarre, offbeat, outlandish idea brings us closer to socialism and the destruction of capitalism. And it is being pushed by the left. So you have a decision to make. Do you want to live in a country where no matter...
  • The Jussie Smollett saga: one week later.(strong language warning)

    02/10/2019 10:33:07 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 17 replies
    You Tube ^ | 2/6/19 | Jericho Green
    It's been one week since the alleged homophobic, racist attack. They have nothing. No surprise.
  • Is There Only One Way to God?

    02/10/2019 10:07:32 PM PST · by Freedom'sWorthIt · 79 replies
    Dr. David Jeremiah's ministry ^ | 2/10/2019 | Dr. Jeremiaih
    One of 10 questions Christians are asking.....Dr. Jeremiah in his ministry Turning Point - covers in this series.... (Please forgive the "advertisement" sections of this video). Some good music. Some of the text of the message: "Tolerance has replaced TRUTH in our culture."
  • Abuse of Force: Body camera video shows man tased 11 times by Glendale officers

    02/10/2019 10:02:55 PM PST · by ConservativeMind · 168 replies
    ABC Channel 15 - Arizona ^ | Feb. 08, 2019 | Dave Biscobing
    On July 27, 2017, Johnny Wheatcroft was a passenger in a silver Ford Taurus when a pair of Glendale police officers pulled in front them in a Motel 6 parking lot. The stop was for an alleged turn signal violation. Minutes later, Wheatcroft was handcuffed lying face down on the hot asphalt on a 108-degree day. He'd already been tased 10 times, with one officer kneeling on his back as another, Officer Matt Schneider, kicked him in the groin and pulled down his athletic shorts to tase him a final time in his testicles, according to a federal lawsuit and...
  • Chelsea Clinton Slams Democrat Ilhan Omar for Antisemitism

    02/10/2019 10:00:58 PM PST · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 48 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2/11/19 | Joel Pollak
    Former first daughter Chelsea Clinton called out Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) on Sunday evening for using an anti-Jewish stereotype when she alleged that members of Congress had been paid to support Israel. Omar began by tweeting “It’s all about the Benjamins baby” in response to a comment by left-wing Israel critic Glenn Greenwald in which he lamented that Congress in general, and Republicans in particular, supported Israel. At no point did Omar acknowledge that what she had said was in any way antisemitic or offensive. Chelsea Clinton’s husband, Marc Mezvinsky, is Jewish.
  • [Catholic Caucus] Day by Day -- Saints for All, Saint Scholastica, 02-10-19

    02/10/2019 9:44:11 PM PST · by Salvation · 2 replies ^ | 02-10-19 | franciscanmedia
    Post by Franciscan Media Death of Saint Scholastica | detail | Johann Baptist Wenzel Bergl” width=”790″ height=”480″> Image: Death of Saint Scholastica | detail | Johann Baptist Wenzel Bergl Saint Scholastica Saint of the Day for February 10 (c. 480 – February 10, 542) Saint Scholastica’s Story Twins often share the same interests and ideas with an equal intensity. Therefore, it is no surprise that Scholastica and her twin brother, Benedict, established religious communities within a few miles from each other. Born in 480 of wealthy parents, Scholastica and Benedict were brought up together until he left central Italy for...
  • Amy Klobuchar Declares That Global Warming is An "Existential Threat"

    02/10/2019 9:35:01 PM PST · by Helicondelta · 88 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 10, 2019
    Klobuchar announced her candidacy on Sunday in Minneapolis, where scores of supporters stood out in steady snowfall and frigid temperatures. President Trump on Sunday mocked Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) for launching her presidential campaign in wintry conditions in Minnesota, tweeting that she "looked like a Snowman."
  • PGA Tour 2019: Pebble Beach Pro-Am Delayed By Weather (Phil Mickelson Leads by 3 Shots)

    02/10/2019 8:32:29 PM PST · by CaliforniaCraftBeer · 21 replies
    CBS Sports ^ | February 10, 2019 | Kyle Porter
    Just when you thought the weather at this year's AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am [2019] couldn't get any worse, it got worse. A lot worse, actually. Wind and rain on Saturday turned to hail and ice on Sunday on the Monterey Peninsula, and the final round of the tournament was suspended at 1:53 p.m. ET on Sunday. This followed an hour-long delay to start the day for more inclement weather. The photos and videos that emerged from the event were pretty wild, too. It's one thing to get hail. It's another to get it at a PGA Tour event. And it's...
  • Kate Middleton Looked Like a Magical Snow Queen at the BAFTA's

    02/10/2019 8:29:41 PM PST · by CondoleezzaProtege · 16 replies
    Yahoo ^ | Feb 2019 | Kayleigh Roberts
    Will and Kate have become regulars on the BAFTAs red carpet in recent years. This year's show marks the third consecutive year the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have attended the high-profile entertainment industry event. And Kate has always looked stunning on the BAFTA red carpet-not that anyone would ever expect anything else from the famously stylish royal.
  • Michelle Obama Shows Up at the Grammy Awards

    02/10/2019 8:27:12 PM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 49 replies
    Mediaite ^ | February 10, 2019 | Tamar Auber
    On Sunday, former First Lady Michelle Obama made a surprise appearance at the Grammy Awards, standing on the stage with Lady Gaga, Jada Pinkett Smith, Jennifer Lopez and host Alicia Keys. The audience lost their collective sh*t. “From the Motown records I wore out on the south side,” Obama said, as the audience erupted into thunderous applause.
  • Public Education’s Dirty Secret

    02/10/2019 8:24:14 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 93 replies
    Quillette ^ | February 10, 2019 | Mary Hudson
    Bad teaching is a common explanation given for the disastrously inadequate public education received by America’s most vulnerable populations. This is a myth. Aside from a few lemons who were notable for their rarity, the majority of teachers I worked with for nine years in New York City’s public school system were dedicated, talented professionals. Before joining the system I was mystified by the schools’ abysmal results. I too assumed there must be something wrong with the teaching. This could not have been farther from the truth. Teaching French and Italian in NYC high schools I finally figured out why...
  • DEMOCRAT Representative Max Rose lets Rep. Omar Have it

    I don't blame him.
  • New Jersey wants to tax the rain

    02/10/2019 8:07:14 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 21 replies
    New York Post ^ | February 9, 2019 | 4:56pm | Mary Kay Linge
    Saving money for a rainy day isn’t just a good idea in New Jersey — it’s about to become the law. Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy is poised to sign a “rain tax” bill passed by the state legislature Jan. 31 — and Republicans and lots of taxpayers are howling with rage. “Every time you think there’s nothing left to tax, we come up with something else,” Assemblyman Hal Wirths (R-Morris-Sussex) exploded during a debate on the measure. “It’s just never-ending down here.” The law allows each of the state’s 565 municipalities to set up its own public stormwater utility. The...
  • Smith & Wesson Rejects Push by Anti-Second Amendment Shareholders

    02/10/2019 8:03:49 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 34 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 10:26 PM 02/10/2019 | Derek Hunter
    The latest strategy of gun control activists is to force gun manufacturers “to consider their social impact” by buying stock in those companies and mobilizing shareholders to demand they study the concept. The group called Adrian Dominican Sisters, led by a nun named Sister Judy Byron, is part of the Northwest Coalition for Responsible Investments, an anti-Second Amendment activist group. Their latest target was American Outdoor Brands Corporation (AOBC), which owns Smith & Wesson. The company was forced to do a study, which was released late Friday, but the results likely won’t make the nuns happy. In their report, AOBC...
  • Elizabeth Warren: Trump ‘may not even be a free person’ in 2020

    02/10/2019 7:56:21 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 52 replies
    The Boston Herald ^ | February 10, 2019 | Sean Philip Cotter and Hillary Chabot
    U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren took her battle with President Trump on the road to the Hawkeye State, as the newly minted Democratic hopeful mused before a crowd of Iowans that the president “may not even be a free person” by the time the presidential election rolls around. The Bay State’s senior senator visited Iowa, an important early primary state, on Sunday, a day after making her 2020 bid official. “By the time we get to 2020, Donald Trump may not even be president. In fact, he may not even be a free person,” Warren told a crowd in Cedar Rapids....
  • Dem lawmaker: Omar's statements 'deeply hurtful to Jews'

    02/10/2019 7:56:04 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 15 replies
    The Hill ^ | 02/10/19 | Chris Mills Rodrigo
    Freshman Rep. Max Rose (D-N.Y.) said Sunday that his colleague Rep. Ilhan Omar's tweet suggesting that a pro-Israel lobbying group was buying off lawmakers was "deeply hurtful to Jews," including himself. "When someone uses hateful and offensive tropes against people of any faith, I will not be silent," Rose wrote on Twitter. "Congresswoman Omar's statements are deeply hurtful to Jews, including myself. Implying that Americans support Israel because of money alone is offensive enough. But go a step further, and retweet someone declaring their pain at her sentiment is truly unacceptable." "At a time when anti-Semitic attacks are on the...