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  • Gun violence research at standstill due to lack of federal funding

    04/15/2019 3:25:13 PM PDT · by spintreebob · 22 replies
    Modern Healthcare ^ | 4-15-19 | Back Archive Move Delete Spam standstill Yahoo / Inbox Schmidt, Robert <rschmidt@dch.g
    A year has passed since Congress clarified that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was allowed to conduct gun violence research, but the agency has yet to receive a significant increase in funding to support that effort. The past 12 months simply reflect a dearth of funding over two decades that experts feel has left the country no closer to answering some of the most important questions about the nature of gun violence, limiting progress in reducing the number of deaths and injuries that occur each year due to firearms. That puts hospitals, a major stakeholder in the epidemic...
  • Bishop says he’s prepared for ‘martyrdom’..[re] his ‘illegal’ program to help gays

    04/15/2019 3:24:36 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 9 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | April 11, 2019 | Martin M. Barillas
    [Catholic Caucus] Bishop says he’s prepared for ‘martyrdom’ as Spanish gov’t probes his ‘illegal’ program to help gays MADRID, April 11, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) — Worshipers filled the cathedral in Alcalá de Henares in Spain to show solidarity with Bishop Juan Antonio Reig Pla, who called on bishops and priests to be ready for martyrdom while the government pursues a probe into alleged illegal “conversion therapy” for homosexuals that it says is offered by the Catholic Church. On April 6, after praying the Rosary with hundreds of people who filled the pews in the historic church near Madrid, Bishop Reig Pla...
  • There’s Something On These Secret Police Tapes That Pete Buttigieg Doesn’t Want Released

    04/15/2019 3:21:16 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 67 replies ^ | April 15, 2019 | Matt Vespa
    South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg is officially a candidate for the 2020 Democratic nomination. You wouldn’t think that a mayor of a small city would be in contention, but he’s at the top. His star has been rising since rumblings of his campaign moves were reported. He raised more money than better-known progressives, like Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA). He’s in the top five in terms of those filling their war chests. He’s apparently been well received in Iowa. So, with the 2020 Democratic clown car getting bigger, how do you thin the heard? Well, you attack and it seems the opposition...
  • What the lying media isn’t telling you about the Trump/GOP tax cuts

    04/15/2019 3:15:09 PM PDT · by SleeperCatcher · 29 replies
    The National Sentinel ^ | 4/15/19 | Jon Dougherty
    Monday is “tax day,” as many of you know, and it’s the perfect opportunity to remind readers just how dishonest the so-called “mainstream media really is. If you read anything much about tax season before today, it was probably negative: More Americans paying more in taxes, not less; fewer Americans getting tax refunds; the bulk of cuts have gone to ‘wealthy corporations’ instead; etc. But as usual, the Left-wing Trump hate media is being so disingenuous about the tax cut and reform law passed by the president and Republicans that even The New York Times has had to admit it’s...
  • Weld Quits Nomination Fight (story from 1997)

    04/15/2019 3:08:44 PM PDT · by cotton1706 · 4 replies ^ | 9/15/97 | Thomas H. Moore
    WASHINGTON (Sep. 15) -- William Weld, bowing to the inevitable, withdrew his name today as President Bill Clinton's nominee to be U.S. ambassador to Mexico. Weld announced his decision at the White House, recounting how he spent his summer vacation trying to get a hearing out of Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Jesse Helms. Weld described Washington as "a funny town" that he's had enough of "for the next little while." (288K wav sound) The former Massachusetts governor said he decided that whether or not his fight was winnable, it "would have been at some cost to the effective working...
  • Trump Raises More Than Top Democrats Combined

    04/15/2019 3:03:19 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Rush ^ | April 15, 2019 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: You know, we’ve had all these stories the past two, three weeks about all the money the Democrat candidates are raising. Crazy Bernie raised this much, Kamala Harris raised this much, Mayor Pete raised seven million. Mayor Pete officially announced yesterday, by the way. And the oppo research was instant. The oppo research attacks on Mayor Pete were instant. And you know what it was? That he one time said “all lives matter.” Oh, he did! So here come the White Walkers of the left to come in here, the marching dead from the left to try to start...
  • Tell me, why is it "Illegal" to send migrants to sanctuary cities?

    04/15/2019 3:01:02 PM PDT · by detective · 45 replies
    Renew America ^ | April 13, 2019 | Frank Louis
    So, I hear several times a day how it is "illegal" to send migrants to "sanctuary cities." There are now over 100,000 illegal immigrants coming into our country each month. The news reports that these people are being relocated into "the interior." Just where is that? Where is "the interior?" Does it not include "sanctuary cities?" So, tell me... tell us all, where are these people being sent? To areas of the country that want border enforcement? That's legal? We have a right to know don't we? On a recent program, Rush Limbaugh had a caller who asked a similar,...
  • Bill Weld officially announces he is challenging Trump for GOP nomination in 2020

    04/15/2019 2:49:58 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 109 replies
    CNN ^ | 04/15/2019 | Steve Brusk
    Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld announced Monday he is officially entering the race for president, becoming the first Republican to challenge President Donald Trump in the 2020 race. "Ours is a nation built on courage, resilience, and independence. In these times of great political strife, when both major parties are entrenched in their 'win at all cost' battles, the voices of the American people are being ignored and our nation is suffering," Weld, who had previously formed an exploratory committee, said in a statement. "It is time for patriotic men and women across our great nation to stand and plant...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Francis Claims: Golgotha Was "Complete Denial" Of God’s Promise

    04/15/2019 2:46:47 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 20 replies
    Gloria TV ^ | April 15, 2019 | Gloria TV
    Francis Claims: Golgotha Was "Complete Denial" Of God’s Promise Our Lady faced on Golgotha the "complete denial" of the angel Gabriel's promise that her son would be given the throne of David, Pope Francis palavered during his Palm Sunday homily (April 14). It seems that Francis was projecting his own doubts into the Mother of God whom the events did not take by surprise because Christ had announced them beforehand. She therefore saw Golgotha as part of the fulfillment of Gabriel's promises, not as their denial, and knew that the Old Testament had announced that the Messia would appear as...
  • Notre Dame fire follows months of arson, vandalism & desecration of French Catholic churches

    04/15/2019 2:38:53 PM PDT · by rintintin · 83 replies
    RT ^ | April 15 2019 | RT
    While the world watched in horror at Paris’ historic Notre Dame Cathedral erupting in flames Monday, the fire is only the latest in a series of incidents that have left social media awash in images of heavily damaged churches. France has been hit with a string of fires at Catholic churches, some of which occurred alongside desecration of sacred objects and acts of vandalism. While the fire at Notre Dame appears to be an accident connected to renovations of the church, the image of the famous spire engulfed in flames is a hard hit on the historically deeply Catholic France,...
  • Paris races to save Notre-Dame Cathedral as fire destroys steeple

    04/15/2019 2:36:08 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 65 replies
    AFP ^ | 15 Apr 2019 | Staff
    French firefighters were racing Monday to save Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris after a colossal fire caused the spire of the historic edifice to crash to the ground and wiped out centuries of heritage. The fire already destroyed the roof of the 850 year old UNESCO world heritage landmark, whose spectacular gothic spire collapsed before the eyes of horrified onlookers on a previously pristine early spring evening. The fire, which came as Catholics prepare to celebrate Easter, sent orange flames and clouds of grey smoke billowing into the sky as stunned Parisians and tourists watched on in horror. Some were in...
  • James Comey was a "witness" in Mueller investigation, new court documents show

    04/15/2019 2:34:12 PM PDT · by zeestephen · 16 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 09 April 2019 | Jerry Dunleavy
    Court documents released Monday (April 8th) show the Justice Department said former FBI Director James Comey was a "witness" in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, citing Comey's memos detailing his interactions with President Trump. The revelation adds verification to speculation that Comey and his memos played a role in Mueller’s efforts. [The article indicates that the Comey memos were the likely basis for Mueller's "obstruction" investigation]
  • Bill Weld joins 2020 race as GOP challenger to Trump

    04/15/2019 2:31:52 PM PDT · by Coronal · 75 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | April 15, 201 | Zachary Halaschak
    Former Massachusetts Gov. William “Bill” Weld announced Monday he is running against President Trump for the Republican nomination for president. Weld revealed that he formed a presidential exploratory committee back in February, but Monday’s announcement makes his intra-party challenge official. “In these times of great political strife, when both major parties are entrenched in their ‘win at all cost’ battles, the voices of the American people are being ignored and our nation is suffering,” Weld said in a statement provided to the Washington Examiner. “ … It is time to return to the principles of Lincoln – equality, dignity, and...
  • Two charged in assault of man who says he was attacked for wearing MAGA hat

    04/15/2019 2:31:50 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 28 replies
    WJLA ^ | April 15th 2019 | Kevin Lewis
    MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. — Two men have been charged with the Germantown assault and robbery of a man who says they questioned him about his red Make America Great Again hat before hitting him and taking his belongings. The victim, an immigrant from Togo, says that when the men approached him, he told them he was entitled to his views and walked away. At that point, the suspects are accused of striking the man until he fell to the ground, telling him to take the hat off. Then, the victim says, they tried to take his phone, took some of...
  • Israeli scientists 'print' world's first 3D heart with human tissue

    04/15/2019 2:28:19 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 23 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | April 15, 2019 17:37 | By Maayan Jaffe-Hoffman
    A team of Israeli researchers has “printed” the world’s first 3-D vascularized, engineered heart. On Monday, a team of Tel Aviv University researchers revealed the heart, which was made using a patient’s own cells and biological material. Until now, scientists have successfully printed only simple tissues without blood vessels. “This is the first time anyone anywhere has successfully engineered and printed an entire heart replete with cells, blood vessels, ventricles and chambers,” said Prof. Tal Dvir of TAU’s School of Molecular Cell Biology and Biotechnology, Department of Materials Science and Engineering in the Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, and the...
  • Black Pro-Life Students Swim Upstream

    04/15/2019 2:27:42 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 5 replies
    AFA ^ | 4/14/19 | Anne Reed
    Black babies are being put to death at an alarming rate. In the context of a culture that secretly consents to abortion as a means of birth control, it takes courage to rise up, speak out, and do something about it. According to Mark Steele, 25-year-old student chaplain of the first Students for Life group at a historically black university, the difficulties involved with stepping outside cultural demands are worth the reward. “I do feel like I’m swimming upstream against the culture,” he told AFA Journal. “But I have a passion and love for people, for seeing lives changed. It’s...
  • 3/31 Ahmad Al-Khatwani: Job of Muslims Is to Bring "Hateful Infidels" to Islam through Jihad;

    04/15/2019 1:36:38 PM PDT · by robowombat · 51 replies
    MEMRI ^ | March 31, 2019
    March 31, 2019 Clip No. 7150 Al-Aqsa Mosque Address by Ahmad Al-Khatwani: Job of Muslims Is to Bring "Hateful Infidels" to Islam through Jihad; Rome Will Be Conquered Palestinian political researcher Sheikh Ahmad Al-Khatwani said in an address he delivered at the Al Aqsa Mosque that Istanbul had been conquered just like the Prophet Muhammad had predicted, and that Rome will also be conquered according to Muhammad's predictions. Al-Khatwani said that Muslims do not hate non-Muslims; rather, he said that all Muslims do "break down the physical obstacles" that prevent the "hateful infidels" from being brought into the light of...
  • Massive fire breaks out in Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris

    04/15/2019 1:28:22 PM PDT · by libstripper · 154 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 15, 2019 | Lucia I. Suarez Sang, Nicole Darrah
    The famed Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France was engulfed in flames on Monday leading to the collapse of the structure's main spire. The intense flames leaped out from two of its bell towers minutes before the spire collapsed, and later spread to one of the cathedral's iconic rectangular towers.
  • Boys stormed a girls’ bathroom to ‘protest.’ A girl got expelled for fighting back, family says.

    04/15/2019 1:25:39 PM PDT · by Tired of Taxes · 66 replies
    The Washington Post / MSN ^ | 4-15-19 | Meagan Flynn
    The plot to storm the girls’ bathroom started with a Snapchat message and ended with a knee to the crotch. It all went down at North Pole High School in North Pole, Alaska — a small, Christmas-loving city just southeast of Fairbanks — on the morning of April 4. The Snap at issue: a student transitioning from female to male posted a selfie from the boys’ bathroom. Some boys at the high school who saw the selfie, however, were angry, and decided they would walk into the girls’ bathroom to take their own Snapchat selfie “as a form of protest,”...
  • The Next George Bush Bet Everything on Trump

    04/15/2019 1:23:53 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 43 replies
    Atlantic ^ | 4/15/19 | ELAINA PLOTT
    The Next George Bush Bet Everything on Trump In a time of outsider politics, can the ultimate insider resurrect his family’s brand? -------------------------------- But how does one sell the party of Trump to communities he’s repeatedly disparaged? On immigration, Bush claims that the challenge isn’t one of substance. “It’s the tone that is not working,” he said, adding that “Texas wants the national government to come forward with solutions,” such as “supporting Border Patrol,” “strategically located physical structures,” and a plan to deal with people who have overstayed their visas, which Bush feels is “the most overlooked issue.” But however...