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  • Obama, Congress head for showdown over defense bill curbs on Gitmo (Send terrorists to KS and SC!)

    08/30/2015 7:40:12 PM PDT · by Crystal Palace East · 2 replies
    The Obama administration and Congress are heading for a showdown over the president’s plan to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and transfer its remaining terrorists abroad or to U.S. prisons. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announced last week that Pentagon assessment teams are looking at creating prisons for the terrorists at Leavenworth, Kansas, and Charleston, South Carolina, as well as other locations in supposedly "friendly" Middle East nations. Releasing the terrorists to other nations is said by defense officials to be problematic and a cause of friction between the White House and Pentagon. Differences between the president’s advisers and...
  • Donald Trump: 'This is a movement'

    08/30/2015 7:31:46 PM PDT · by entropy12
    Politico ^ | 08/29/15 | Ben Schreckinger
    Donald Trump says it’s not all about him. No, seriously. Campaigning in Nashville, Tennessee, Trump on Saturday paid homage to his supporters — claiming they are a part of “a movement” and using colorful language to beg for their support. “This is a movement,” said Trump, who often speaks about himself in campaign appearances. “I don’t want it to be about me. This is about common sense. It’s about doing the right thing.” Trump also paid tribute to his setting, a country music hotbed, and insisted there needed to be a greater emphasis on "law and order." And, as has...
  • Wes Craven dies aged 76 after battle with brain cancer

    08/30/2015 7:31:00 PM PDT · by CorporateStepsister · 3 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 30 August 2015 | Chris Spargo
    Wes Craven passed away on Sunday afternoon in Los Angeles. The iconic horror director known for his work on films such as A Nightmare on Elm Street, Scream and The Last House on the Left was 76-years-old. He had been battling brain cancer.
  • Question: What is "PC"?

    08/30/2015 7:30:06 PM PDT · by No One Special · 10 replies
    Diana West Website ^ | August 29, 2015 | Diana West
    Answer: The Marxist mechanism that disconnects facts from conclusions to make war on our minds.Much of the Trump Effect today is due to Donald Trump's rejection of what we all know and instantly recognize as "PC." But what is political correctness? Where does it come from? The origins and seeding of "PC" into American culture are topics of much scrutiny in American Betrayal. Here is one excerpt that I just read for the upcoming audiobook.Under discussion is the process by which what was at one time common knowledge, or a fact-based conclusion  -- for example, that the Communist Party USA...
  • Quebec’s Proposed Imposition of Blasphemy Laws Will Affect Us All

    08/30/2015 7:29:27 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 1 replies
    Townhall ^ | 08/30/2015 | Kyle Shideler
    While Canada is currently in the throes of an early election, in the province of Quebec there’s growing debate over the future of free speech. The Quebec Parliament is currently debating whether to pass Bill 59, a bill that would grant the Quebec Human Rights Commission (QHRC) the authority to investigate so-called “hate speech”, even without a complaint being filed. The Head of the QHRC, Jacques Frémont has already openly said that he plans to use such powers, “to sue those critical of certain ideas, ‘people who would write against … the Islamic religion … on a website or...
  • Scott Walker: Building a US-Canada border wall is ‘a legitimate issue’

    08/30/2015 7:28:55 PM PDT · by z taxman · 7 replies
    Boston.com ^ | 8/30/15 | Nik DeCosta-Klipa
    For all the talk about a southern border wall (ahem, Mr. Trump), Scott Walker has an additional concern: Canada. Given his support for building a U.S.-Mexico border wall to protect against terrorist threats, the Wisconsin governor was asked on NBC’s Meet the Press by host Chuck Todd if he wanted to build a northern border wall. Walker, a Republican candidate for president, said a U.S.-Canadian border “is a legitimate issue for us to look at.” “Some people have asked us about that in New Hampshire,” Walker said. “They raised some very legitimate concerns, including some law enforcement folks that brought...
  • Donald Trump Comes to The Barclays and All Hell Breaks Loose

    08/30/2015 7:21:50 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 17 replies
    nj.com ^ | August 30 | John Munson
    He stepped out of a black SUV, wearing a blue blazer and a white "Make America Great Again" hat just as a golfer who made two holes-in-one in the same round was giving an interview. Who knew two aces would be the second wildest thing that happened at The Barclays on Sunday? Donald Trump was stopped immediately at the front entrance to Plainfield Country Club for his first of more than a hundred (no exaggeration) selfies and then headed inside. .. An impromptu security detail of six Edison police officers surrounded him, but Trump made it clear that he wanted...
  • Rep. Kevin Cramer on EPA’s Attempted Waterway Grab: ‘Private Property Rights Are What’s at Stake’

    08/30/2015 7:21:44 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 3 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 08/30/2015 | Alex Swoyer
    In an exclusive interview with Breitbart News, Rep. Kevin Cramer (R-ND) reacted to a recent injunction that blocked a new regulation that would have granted the federal government jurisdiction over some waterways across the United States. “I wasn’t surprised by the injunction even though other courts were sort of failing to see the logic of states’ cases in other filings,” Cramer exclusively told Breitbart News. On Friday, North Dakota’s U.S. District Judge Ralph Erickson ordered a temporary injunction against the Obama administration’s rule, which would grant the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), along with the Army Corps of Engineers, authority over...
  • Killer Needs Dh2.7M to Avert Execution (US$720,000)

    08/30/2015 7:17:57 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 2 replies
    Emirates 24/7 ^ | Saturday, 29 August 2015
    Victim’s relatives demand Dh5m diyaA 23-year-old Saudi on the death row for killing another man during a fight needs to pay SR2.7 million (Dh2.7 million) to escape execution after the victim’s relatives agreed to pardon him in exchange for diya (blood money). Mohammed Al Shareef was sentenced to death a few years after he was convicted of killing another Saudi during a scuffle in the northwestern town of Tabuk. The victim’s family then demanded SR5 million diya to pardon the defendant, prompting the judge to give the killer’s relatives one year to raise the funds. Shareef’s father, quoted by Sabq...
  • Donald Trump Success Story ( 59m video )

    08/30/2015 7:17:19 PM PDT · by sushiman · 3 replies
    Youtube ^ | 6/2/15 | Biography Channel
    Worth a watch .
  • General Pertraeus was convicted of this statute. What if no action is taken against H. Clinton?

    08/30/2015 7:16:16 PM PDT · by Signalman · 17 replies
    United States Criminal Code 18USC Section 1924 | 8/30/2015 | Self
    (a) Whoever, being an officer, employee, contractor, or consultant of the United States, and, by virtue of his office, employment, position, or contract, becomes possessed of documents or materials containing classified information of the United States, knowingly removes such documents or materials without authority and with the intent to retain such documents or materials at an unauthorized location shall be fined under this title or imprisoned for not more than one year, or both. (b) For purposes of this section, the provision of documents and materials to the Congress shall not constitute an offense under subsection (a). (c) In this...
  • 'Irish' Man Labelled Hero After Istanbul Fight

    08/30/2015 7:13:20 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 6 replies
    Sky News ^ | August 26, 2015 | Sky News
    A man reported to be an Irish citizen has been heralded as a hero after fighting off a mob of Turkish shopkeepers who beat him with sticks. Described by Turkish media as an Irish tourist and a professional boxer, he had been at a market in Istanbul's Aksaray neighbourhood looking for a bottle of water. After he opened the fridge door, accidentally sending all the bottles tumbling to the floor, the owner of the shop held a stick to him. A large group of other shopkeepers then came to defend the shop owner, some carrying sticks or stools. Despite the...
  • How China used more cement in 3 years than the U.S. did in the entire 20th Century

    08/30/2015 7:11:45 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 10 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 24 March 2015 ??? | Ana Swanson
    How China used more cement in 3 years than the U.S. did in the entire 20th Century China used more cement between 2011 and 2013 than the U.S. used in the entire 20th Century. It’s a statistic so mind-blowing that it stunned Bill Gates and inspired haiku. But can it be true, and, if so, how? Yes, China’s economy has grown at an extraordinary rate, and it has more than four times as many people as the United States. But the 1900s were America’s great period of expansion, the century in which the U.S. built almost all of its roads...
  • Dover police officer shoots armed man; injury not serious

    08/30/2015 7:10:45 PM PDT · by beaversmom · 6 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | August 28, 2015 | Randall Chase
    DOVER, Del. — Officers responding to a tip about a man armed with a handgun in downtown Dover shot the 21-year-old after a brief foot chase, authorities said Friday. Chief Paul Bernat said police received a tip around 1 p.m. alerting them that Terrence Fletcher had a handgun. Officers converged on the area from two sides. Authorities said Fletcher was shot in the parking lot of a day care center after a brief chase through a narrow alley and over a broken chain link fence. Police said Fletcher was shot in the thigh and was believed to be in good...
  • Civil War [Union] monument in Petersburg vandalized

    08/30/2015 7:05:08 PM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 9 replies
    WTVR.com ^ | August 30, 2015 | WTVR 6 Staff
    A Civil War monument in Petersburg was vandalized at some point early Saturday morning. The Monument to Union Soldiers stands on Wakefield Street and is across from Walnut Hill Elementary School. Petersburg police and the National Parks Service are working together to investigate the damage. If you have any information that could help investigators, call Petersburg police at 804-732-4222 or Crime Stoppers at 804-861-1212.
  • Why Al Sharpton Is Happy With His MSNBC Demotion

    08/30/2015 6:40:42 PM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 23 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | AUgust 28, 2015 | Lloyd Grove
    you’re a nationally known personality with your very own weeknight television show, you probably would be pretty bummed if the network suits took away your high-profile 6 p.m. time slot and shunted you off to a single hour on early Sunday morning. And you would probably have a difficult time putting a happy face on the situation. But, then again, you’re not the Rev. Al Sharpton. “I was very comfortable with the fact that I was going to do a Sunday show,” Sharpton insisted to The Daily Beast late Thursday night, putting a positive spin on MSNBC’s announcement that as...
  • Wes Craven, ‘Scream’ and ‘Nightmare on Elm Street’ Director, Dies at 76

    08/30/2015 6:33:30 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 27 replies
    Variety ^ | August 30, 2015
    Legendary horror director Wes Craven, known for the “Scream” films, “Nightmare on Elm Street” and more, has died of brain cancer. He was 76.
  • Taking on immigrants in US could be time-bomb for Trump

    08/30/2015 6:31:20 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 74 replies
    AFP Via Yahoo News ^ | 08/30/2015 | Ramon Sahmkow
    Washington (AFP) - Billionaire Donald Trump has soared in opinion polls for the Republican presidential primary, but inflammatory anti-immigrant rhetoric could cost him the crucial Latino vote in the 2016 White House race. "What Trump is doing is political suicide," says Patricio Zamorano, executive director of the consulting firm Infoamericas.info. Since launching his campaign in June, "The Donald" has catapulted to the top of the Republican polls, ahead of 16 other candidates, and at 28 percent this week he is streaking away from his nearest rival by 16 points. Immigration has dominated the agenda since then, with Trump, 69, promising...
  • Kelly’s rage: De Blasio’s false narrative about cops endangers NYC

    08/30/2015 6:17:41 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 7 replies
    NY Post ^ | 8/30/15 | Aaron Short
    Mayor de Blasio has endangered New Yorkers’ lives by abandoning stop-and-frisk — an “amazing surrender” rooted in politics, ex-Police Commissioner Ray Kelly charges in a new book. “De Blasio shrugged and walked away from a routine and useful policing tool, snatching law enforcement defeat from the jaws of legal victory,” Kelly writes in his memoir, “Vigilance: My Life Serving America and Protecting Its Empire City.” De Blasio swept away stop-and-frisk — a policy police brass instituted in 1990 to let cops search and detain anyone they suspected of committing a crime — as a sop to his core supporters as...
  • Rose Unplugged Morning Show August 31 2015.

    08/30/2015 6:10:41 PM PDT · by GregB · 4 replies
    Rose is back! Formerly the “Rose” half of the Quinn & Rose Morning Show, she is back on the air and ready for the fight! Catch her on Pittsburgh’s 1250 AM “The Answer” WPGP, from 8AM to 10AM Monday through Friday or via live stream at www.am1250theanswer.com, where you can also get the podcasts. Join us for real no-nonsense conservative talk with a passion that only Rose can deliver!
  • ‘Racist’ Long Island athletic director fired for enforcing eligibility rules: lawsuit

    08/30/2015 6:09:56 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 20 replies
    NY Post ^ | 8/30/15 | Kathianne Boniello
    A Long Island educator says he was labeled a racist and fired for enforcing academic eligibility requirements for student athletes. Students who are failing two or more classes are ineligible for sports, teacher Robert Cincotta, who served as athletic director for the predominantly black Hempstead school district between 2005 and 2013, said in a Brooklyn federal lawsuit. In February 2013, he began checking grades for all the kids participating in winter sports in the district, such as basketball, wrestling and indoor track, and informing coaches of who would not be allowed to play, Cincotta, who is white, says in court...
  • New York’s Craziest Custody Case: Four Parents, One Child By

    08/30/2015 6:07:16 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 31 replies
    New York Post ^ | August 30, 2015 | Kathianne Boniello
    She’s seen paternity battles, struggles for alimony, vicious tugs-of-war over children, but veteran family attorney Susan Bender had never handled a custody fight quite like this. A gay male couple donated sperm from one of the men to a lesbian couple, resulting in a baby. Each couple bought identical New York apartments and decorated them exactly the same. The intention was to split the year into four quarters and rotate the primary parenting duties amongst themselves. The complex plan was intended “so that they could all parent the child or children in some meaningful way,” the attorney said. “They were...
  • Planned Parenthood Sues Alabama: State Has No Choice But to Fund Us

    08/30/2015 6:06:30 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 20 replies
    AP via CNS News ^ | 08/29/15 | KIM CHANDLER
    Planned Parenthood Southeast on Friday filed a federal lawsuit over Gov. Robert Bentley’s effort to cut off Medicaid payments to the organization’s Alabama clinics. The organization said Bentley’s effort penalizes low-income women who seek contraceptive and preventative health care services at the clinics. The lawsuit was filed in federal court in Montgomery. It accuses Bentley of violating a federal law that they said requires Medicaid patients to have their choice of provider to receive family planning care. “We’re in court today because each and every patient, and her ability to make her own deeply personal and private health care decisions,...
  • McKinley Out, Denali In: Highest Peak in North America Renamed

    08/30/2015 6:05:36 PM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 63 replies
    nbcnews.com ^ | AUgust 30, 2015 | by TIM STELLOH
    For more than a century, the tallest mountain on the continent was named after the 25th U.S. president, William McKinley. Now, in honor of Alaska's indigenous Athabascan people, who had always called it "Denali," President Barack Obama is changing it back, the White House said in a release Sunday.
  • Hobos Bring Big Business

    08/30/2015 6:02:17 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 17 replies
    KIMT ^ | kATIE hUINKER
    This week hobos from all over the country are meeting in a north Iowa community. For 115 years, Britt has hosted the National Hobo Convention and believe it or not, along with those hobos comes a lot of money for area businesses. “I only have one word, explosive!” This is how Mary Jo Hughes describes Hobo Days. For two decades, she has served hundreds of hobos who come through the doors of her restaurant, Mary Jo’s Hobo House. “They love food, they live from meal to meal I’ll tell you that,” says Hughes. She says it takes some planning. Over...
  • In Conversation with Quentin Tarantino

    08/30/2015 6:01:40 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 26 replies
    vulture.com ^ | 8/23/15 | Lane Brown
    ...You supported Obama. How do you think he’s done? I think he’s fantastic. He’s my favorite president, hands down, of my lifetime. He’s been awesome this past year. Especially the rapid, one-after-another-after-another-after-another aspect of it. It’s almost like take no prisoners. His he-doesn’t-give-a-shit attitude has just been so cool. Everyone always talks about these lame-duck presidents. I’ve never seen anybody end with this kind of ending. All the people who supported him along the way that questioned this or that and the other? All of their questions are being answered now.
  • A summer of Clinton stumbles gives way to an uncertain fall for Democrats

    08/30/2015 6:00:19 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 9 replies
    The Washington Poat ^ | 8/29/2015 | Dan Balz and Philip Rucker
    MINNEAPOLIS — The Democratic Party, whose presidential race has been mostly overshadowed by Donald Trump and the Republicans, heads into the fall with its nomination contest far less certain than it once appeared and braced for a series of events that will have a significant effect on Hillary Rodham Clinton’s campaign. Clinton’s standing has been eroded both by her own shaky handling of the e-mail controversy and by the populist energy fueling the challenge of Sen. (I-Vt.). Her weakened position in the polls has stoked talk about a possible late entry from Vice President Biden, which could dramatically change the...
  • Curtis Granderson: A Mets Believer and Moon-Landing Conspiracy Theorist

    08/30/2015 5:54:40 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 34 replies
    New York Post ^ | August 30, 2015 | Steve Serby
    SNIP Q: You’re one of the most polished, politically correct athletes I’ve ever dealt with. Now say something controversial. A: Let’s see … I can probably go with … I had this conversation with people — if we landed on the moon, how come we’ve never been back? I think there might be some conspiracy stuff to that. Q: You do? A: We haven’t been back, it’s been [43] years, technology’s all gotten better, and I’ve actually looked that one up a little bit and saw something on the NASA website and it said something that that space shuttle that...
  • Iowa pollster: 'We’ve seen everything’ with Trump

    08/30/2015 5:51:15 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 81 replies
    The Hill ^ | August30,2015 | Mark Hensch
    A pollster in Iowa said on Sunday that Donald Trump is defying political logic with his 2016 GOP presidential campaign. Ann Selzer added that Trump is converting skeptics in the Hawkeye State in a way she has never previously encountered. “A few months ago, he had the highest unfavorable [rating] of anybody,” Selzer said of Trump on CBS’s “Face the Nation.” “And people said, ‘Well, he can’t possibly do any better in the horse race because his unfavorable [ratings] are so high,’” said Selzer, president of the Selzer & Company polling firm in Des Moines. “Can you ever really turn...
  • The First Rule of News Coverage

    08/30/2015 5:50:51 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    PJ Media ^ | August 30, 2015 | Andrew KLavan
    Two straight white people were in fact been killed last week by a mentally ill black gay Obama supporter who saw micro-aggressions everywhere and played the race card whenever he could. Here is the first rule of “mainstream” news coverage in America: Whenever the prejudices and illusions of left-wingers are confirmed by an individual incident, the incident is treated as representative; when those prejudices and illusions are contradicted, the incident is considered an aberration — and treating it as representative is deemed hateful.It was by satirizing that rule that Breitbart’s mustache-twirling evil-doer Ben Shapiro once again got himself in hot...
  • TGO Signs "Plunder & Deceit" in Florida

    08/30/2015 5:47:17 PM PDT · by dontreadthis · 7 replies
    08/30/2015
    I do not make very accurate crowd size estimates, but I figure about 1000, which is not bad for Florida's lib southeast coast. Good cheer had by all!
  • Judge: IRS must hand over White House record requests (for taxpayers’ private info )

    08/30/2015 5:45:04 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 15 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | August 30. 2015 | Barbara Boland
    The Internal Revenue Service must turn over any White House requests for taxpayers' private information, a federal judge ruled Friday. The IRS cannot cite taxpayer confidentiality laws to avoid turning over the information requested by Cause of Action, Judge Amy Berman Jackson ruled. Cause of Action has waged a two-year battle to discover whether Obama administration officials had any hand in the IRS' targeting of conservative non-profits. The IRS cannot cite privacy protection "to shield the very misconduct it was enacted to prohibit," the judge said Friday, according to the Washington Times. "This court questions whether section 6103 [of the...
  • Leaked Emails Suggest Ashley Madison Founder Had Multiple Affairs

    08/30/2015 5:44:37 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 18 replies
    BuzzFeed ^ | August 26, 2015 | Joseph Bernstein
    Noel Biderman, president and founder of the hacked affairs site Ashley Madison, is fond of telling the media that despite the nature of the website that made him a multimillionaire, he has never cheated on his wife. “If I wanted to have an affair, I would have one,” Biderman told the New York Daily News last year. And yet hundreds of Biderman’s emails released after a massive hack of Ashley Madison suggest that he has had multiple affairs, including one that went on for several years, and one with a Toronto-area escort.
  • Social media erupts as ‘left-wing racist’ Jorge Ramos calls Kate’s Law ‘unfair’ to illegals

    08/30/2015 5:31:42 PM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 54 replies
    Bizpac Review ^ | 08/30/2015 | Carmine Sabia
    Social media users are furious that Jorge Ramos, the illegal immigration activist who masquerades as a journalist, came out against a law named in honor of a woman killed by an illegal alien who’d been deported from the country five times — and returned every time. Speaking to CNN’s Brian Stelter in an interview to air Sunday on “Reliable Sources,” the Univision anchor declared Kate’s Law, which dictates that a deported illegal alien caught sneaking back in the country, would receive a mandatory five-year prison sentence, is unfair.
  • WALMART EMPLOYEE WITH HIS TROUSERS HANGING TOO LOW

    08/30/2015 5:15:34 PM PDT · by RaceBannon · 97 replies
    self | 08/30/15 | RaceBannon
    I skipped the church dinner to buy something to repair my clothes. I went to the deli to buy some dinner. People often mock people who shop at WALMART, but tonight, it was an employee who got my attention. The teenager who was cleaning up and served me my meal, had his trousers hanging below his butt, below the curve of his butt, with his skivvies exposed full bore. Serving food. I spoke to 3 managers, I told the first one, she got a bigger manager, she came over, I told her, her first words out of her mouth were,...
  • This Illegal Immigrant Violently Carjacked A Woman Minutes After Getting Out Of Jail

    08/30/2015 5:06:35 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 55 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 8/24//2015 | JOSH FATZICK |
    Just minutes after being set free from jail, an illegal immigrant who had already been deported once stole a woman’s car and threatened to kill her. Guaymar Cabrera-Hernandez, 24, had been held in the Montgomery County Detention Center since June before being released Monday afternoon, FOX5 reports. Upon his release, Cabrera-Hernandez approached a woman in the parking lot of a nearby Islamic Education Center and demanded she get out of her car. Cabrera-Hernandez, armed with a knife in one hand and a brick in the other, put the knife to the woman’s throat and forced her out of her car,...
  • Convocation reflects on martyrdom

    08/30/2015 5:01:23 PM PDT · by lightman · 4 replies
    North American Lutheran Church ^ | 29 August AD 2015 | Pr. David Baer, editor
    The 2015 NALC Convocation focused on the reality of Christians suffering for the sake of Jesus and the Gospel. Those at the Convocation heard stories that were both heartbreaking and inspiring about Christians being killed today because of their faith in Christ. The Convocation heard keynote addresses from Pastor Bassam Abdallah, Robert Spencer and Margaret Khamoo. They highlighted the struggles Christians are facing at the hands of Muslims and explained the nature of the Islamic faith and why it is a threat to Christians. About 600 people attended the Convocation held Aug. 12-14 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel at the...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Col Walker Melville "Bud" Mahurin ~ 31 August 2015

    08/30/2015 5:00:27 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 46 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | StarCMC and The Canteen Crew
    Our Troops Rock!  Thank you for all you do!   For the freedom you enjoyed yesterday... Thank the Veterans who served in The United States Armed Forces.   Looking forward to tomorrow's freedom? Support The United States Armed Forces Today!     ~ Hall of Heroes ~Col. Bud Mahurin (Info found here.)             Thank you to alfa6 for his suggestion of this hero!  What an incredible story this man had!  He is home now, guarding the streets of heaven.  God rest his soul. Colonel Walker Melville "Bud" Mahurin (December 5, 1918 – May 11, 2010) was...
  • Pew finds Orthodox similar to Evangelical Christians - not other Jews

    08/30/2015 4:52:22 PM PDT · by NetAddicted · 14 replies
    Forward ^ | 8/26/2015 | Nathan Guttman
    Wearing black hats or donning small yarmulkes, Orthodox Jews represent a distinct subgroup within the Jewish community — more observant, more conservative and more insular
  • Top US presidential candidate Trump uncomfortable about ‘made in China’ (so am I!)

    A video circulating on facebook shows top U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump, back in 2012, in a ‘gotcha’ moment about his feelings towards products made in China. Read more: http://www.cctv-america.com/2015/08/30/top-us-presidential-candidate-trump-uncomfortable-about-made-in-china#ixzz3kLR4CQ7d Watch us live anywhere at http://www.cctvamericalive.com Follow us: @cctv_america on Twitter | CCTVAmerica on Facebook
  • Doctor fired for 'anti-gay' remarks: no regrets

    08/30/2015 4:42:16 PM PDT · by NetAddicted · 15 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 082515 | Elihan Aharon
    Dr. Sudi Namir, who was fired from the Israel Medical Association Ethics Committee for controversial comments he made about homosexuals on an internet forum, has defended his comments in an exclusive interview with Arutz Sheva.
  • Creepy Van With 'Free Candy' Written on it Concerns Calif. Residents

    08/30/2015 4:24:29 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 38 replies
    KBOI2 ^ | Aug 29, 2015 | KIMBERLY SUITERS
    A panel van advertising "free candy" is leaving some parents in California uneasy. Parents and kids in a Sacramento neighborhood were hoping the van was a trick, and not really offering free candy. A 12-year-old spotted the van in his neighborhood and thought something was off. His mom agreed. As it turns out, the van was decked out as a prank and headed for the annual Burning Man event. WJLA's Kimberly Suiters has more on this bizarre story; watch the video above.
  • The Donald Trump phenomenon: hidden meanings

    The Donald Trump phenomenon: hidden meanings by Jon Rappoport August 30, 2015 “You could take the five major news networks and filter Jesus Christ, Buddha, Hitler, Stalin, Attila, Gandhi, and Lawrence Welk through them, and eventually you wouldn’t be able to tell the difference among them. They’d all come across in the same way. That, in fact, is the purpose of television.” (The Underground, Jon Rappoport) I have nothing against hope, but the brand of naďve hope that surfaces during every presidential election season is truly ridiculous. Candidate after candidate lies through his teeth, and the people buy in. Now...
  • NASA Tests Orion’s Fate During Parachute Failure Scenario

    08/30/2015 3:58:57 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 3 replies
    universetoday.com ^ | on August 30, 2015 | Ken Kremer
    Although Orion hits the atmosphere at over 24,000 mph after returning from deep space, it slows significantly after atmospheric reentry. By the time the first parachutes normally deploy, the crew module has decelerated to some 300 mph. Their job is to slow the craft down to about 20 mph by the time of ocean splashdown mere minutes later. ... On Aug. 26, NASA conducted a 35,000 foot high drop test out of the cargo bay of a C-17 aircraft using an engineering test version of the Orion capsule over the U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground in Yuma, Arizona. “The engineering...
  • Mom Who Forgot Her Baby in Shopping Cart Tells Her Story

    08/30/2015 3:57:31 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 53 replies
    Tucson News Now ^ | Aug 27, 2015
    The Gilbert mother who forgot her baby in a shopping cart in front of a grocery store this week is breaking her silence. "I'm a good mom who made a horrible mistake," she says. In a tearful interview, 27-year-old Cherish Peterson acknowledges she made a terrible mistake while rushing in and out of a Fry's grocery store on Monday to buy some candy for a nephew's birthday. On that day, Cherish was with three of her four small children when she inadvertently forgot her 2-month-old baby boy in the shopping cart in front of the store. "I got into my...
  • Muslim History Is Rife With ISIS-Style Executions

    08/30/2015 3:55:07 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 29 replies
    MEMRI ^ | 28/8/15 | Yasmin el Khatib
    "I do not understand why, after every perverted [act of] execution carried out by ISIS, most Muslims insist that these actions have nothing to do with Islam. After all, Muslim history is rife with terrifying forms of execution, similar or even identical to those used by ISIS. I am not talking of executions motivated by revenge, such as the crucifixion of Al-Khallaj,[2] the killing of Suhrawardi,[3] or the slaughter of Ibn Al-Muqaffa.[4] [Nor am I speaking of] the mutilation of dead bodies, such as the practice of displaying the heads of decapitated [victims], which was invented by the Umayyad [caliphs]....
  • What Really Happens When 'a Bill Becomes Law'

    08/30/2015 3:49:59 PM PDT · by Ray76 · 14 replies
    Mises Institute ^ | Aug 24, 2015 | Gary Galles
    In civics and government books, “how a bill becomes law” shows multiple steps during which representatives consider bills before enactment. Unfortunately, such responsible deliberation, necessary to even a minimal prospect of legislation advancing the general welfare, is violated by “gut and amend” bills at the end of legislative sessions. As legislators race to pass bills under deadline, power brokers gut bills that have cleared most legislative hurdles, and replace them with completely different bills. Then, in the last-minute frenzy, they rush them through the last steps with minimal scrutiny (e.g., with multiple committee hearings in one room in an hour).
  • ‘Racist’ Long Island Athletic Director Fired for Enforcing Eligibility Rules: Lawsuit

    08/30/2015 3:48:51 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 21 replies
    New York Post ^ | August 30, 2015 | Kathianne Boniello
    A Long Island educator says he was labeled a racist and fired for enforcing academic eligibility requirements for student athletes. Students who are failing two or more classes are ineligible for sports, teacher Robert Cincotta, who served as athletic director for the predominantly black Hempstead school district between 2005 and 2013, said in a Brooklyn federal lawsuit. In February 2013, he began checking grades for all the kids participating in winter sports in the district, such as basketball, wrestling and indoor track, and informing coaches of who would not be allowed to play
  • So it appears that Elizabeth Warren is running for President...

    08/30/2015 3:45:48 PM PDT · by Thunder90 · 124 replies
    Fec.gov ^ | Federal Elections Commission
    Apparrently a "Draft Elizabeth Warren" movement has officially gotten Elizabeth Warren signed up for a run for the White House, and that she signed it.
  • Why only Baptist and Secular Music @ my Catholic Father's Memorial?

    08/30/2015 3:41:30 PM PDT · by lee martell · 39 replies
    August 30, 2015 | lee martell
    My father passed away earlier this month at age 86. I traveled from California to Michigan for the memorial service. My oldest sister took charge in getting all the hard work done. She's always been the responsible one, even now. She wrote the obit, contacted friends, ordered the flowers, and booked a room at a local funeral parlor. I offered to help her, but being out of town, it was practical that she and my other siblings make the necessary connections. My Dad used to coach boxing, and there were many, many people there, giving heartfelt testimonials. At first, I...