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  • 'I'm angry he's getting trashed!' Family leap to the defense of New York Ebola doctor (Truncated)

    10/24/2014 8:59:21 PM PDT · by RightGeek · 1 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 10/24/2014 | Martin Gould, et. al.
    The family of New York Ebola victim Dr Craig Spencer came to his defense on Friday after he was criticized for failing to quarantine himself on his return from West Africa. 'As far as I'm concerned he did nothing wrong,' his uncle, Arnie Spencer told MailOnline. 'I'm angry that he is getting trashed.' Dr Spencer, 33, has been slammed for going bowling in Brooklyn, taking subways and a taxi, walking on Manhattan's High Line and going to restaurants even though he was feeling sluggish - around a week after arriving back in the U.S. from Guinea where he treated Ebola...
  • Were Ferguson Leaks Crafted To Support The Narrative Of Darren Wilson?

    10/24/2014 8:51:17 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    News One For Black America ^ | October 24, 2014 | Staff
    The official autopsy of Michael Brown was leaked earlier this week sparking more protests in Feguson and caused the Justice Department to condemn the release of the information. According to reports, Attorney General Eric Holder is “exasperated” over the “selective leaks” in the Brown case. Brown family attorney Benjamin Crump believes the leaks might be a deliberate move by prosecutor Bob McCulloch. On Friday, “NewsOne Now” guest host Mo Ivory and the Straight Talk panel (Ray Baker, Lauren Victoria Burke and Jarvis Stewart) discuss the leaked information, how the Darren Wilson team may be using the leaked information to craft...
  • Laughlin lieutenant saves life (texas)

    10/24/2014 8:38:31 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 4 replies
    http://www.laughlin.af.mil ^ | october 23, 2014 | joel langton
    It was just another trip to Wal-Mart for 2nd Lt. Joshua Nelson when he popped in to grab some fish hooks for a family trip to the lake this past Spring. Little did he know that a quick shopping trip would turn into so much more. The West Virginia Air National Guardsman was walking to the Hunting and Fishing section when he heard a woman say, "Stop, put it down!" "I could tell she was stressed and she sounded frightened," said Nelson. "I looked into the aisle, and this young man had a knife to a woman's stomach." According to...
  • Steyn: One Person Can Change Everything and ‘I Like Ted Cruz’

    10/24/2014 8:37:27 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 2 replies
    Breitbart TV ^ | October 21, 2014
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK)Mark Steyn, author of “The Undocumented Mark Steyn,” argued that culture is more important than elections, and that he liked Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) as someone who could shift American politics to the right in an appearance on Tuesday’s “Hannity” on the Fox News Channel. Steyn stated “vision’s the important part. What's actually happening is that the kind of model of the social democratic welfare dependency state since the Second World War has run out of gas. It's over, and to persuade people to move off that model actually requires you to have a conversation with the people and change...
  • Abp Kurtz Synod was Characterized by Discernment and Unanimity

    10/24/2014 8:37:25 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 1 replies
    The Catholic World Report ^ | October 24, 2014 | Jim Graves
    Archbishop Joseph Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, president of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, was an active participant in this month’s Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on the theme “The Pastoral Challenges of the Family in the Context of Evangelization.” The synod’s purpose was to examine challenges to the family today, and ultimately to develop a more effective pastoral approach for the Church in addressing those challenges. In addition to speaking out in defense of the unborn, Archbishop Kurtz has been a vocal supporter of the traditional family against legal recognition of same-sex marriage. During the two-week-long...
  • All in: Democrats plan full-court press to defeat Walker

    10/24/2014 8:32:51 PM PDT · by Bettyprob · 5 replies
    HotAir ^ | October 24, 2014 | Guy Benson
    Scott Walker appeared to be pulling away from Mary Burke. He led by nearly six points in the respected Marquette Law poll, had cracked 50, and enjoyed a 13-point cushion with independent voters. Then came MU’s mid-October survey, in which Walker’s lead vanished completely, with the race deadlocked at 47. All three of those data points represented noticeable departures from most polling trends, but the top line number showed an exact tie — which mirrors the RCP average. The last three polls of the contest have produced a tie, a Burke lead of one point, and Walker edge of the...
  • Video: 82-Year Old Black Grandmother is done with the Democrat Party; She goes off about why!

    10/24/2014 8:29:26 PM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 19 replies
    This is incredible. It is precisely what the Restore the Dream 2014 movement is all about, changing minds and changing hearts while helping black people realize that the Democrat Party does not help, they damage on a consistent basis. The woman called into C-Span during the time when Barack Obama was doing his early voting. She identified herself as Joyce and indicated that she is an 82-year old black grandmother who has been a Democrat her entire life, but voted straight down the Republican ticket this year. Her voice is filled with both anger and passion as she explains why...
  • DALLAS AIRPORT FIGHT CAUGHT ON VIDEO

    10/24/2014 8:25:50 PM PDT · by re_nortex · 17 replies
    YouTube ^ | Oct 23, 2014 | Andrew Kennedy
    The video is just shy of 7 minutes and 30 seconds in length and contains some foul language, so be advised.
  • As China Deploys Nuclear Submarines, U.S. P-8 Poseidon Jets Snoop on Them

    10/24/2014 8:23:02 PM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 5 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | Oct. 24, 2014 | JEREMY PAGE
    OKINAWA, Japan—Swooping down to 500 feet over the western Pacific, Cmdr. Bill Pennington pilots his U.S. Navy P-8 Poseidon surveillance aircraft toward an unidentified vessel off southern Japan. In the back of the plane, a heavily modified Boeing 737, the crew homes in on the vessel using a barrage of surveillance equipment, including radar, GPS and infrared cameras. Further down the fuselage stand rows of tube-shaped sonar buoys that the crew can catapult into the sea and that float for up to eight hours as they track objects underwater. This is a dummy run: Today’s target is a Singaporean container...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 10-25-14

    10/24/2014 8:20:37 PM PDT · by Salvation · 16 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 10-25-14 | Revised New American Bible
    October 25, 2014Saturday of the Twenty-ninth Week in Ordinary Time    Reading 1 Eph 4:7-16 Brothers and sisters:Grace was given to each of usaccording to the measure of Christ’s gift.Therefore, it says: He ascended on high and took prisoners captive;he gave gifts to men. What does “he ascended” mean except that he also descendedinto the lower regions of the earth?The one who descended is also the one who ascendedfar above all the heavens,that he might fill all things. And he gave some as Apostles, others as prophets,others as evangelists, others as pastors and teachers,to equip the holy ones for...
  • Infant denied flu vaccine because his family has insurance (East Tennessee)

    10/24/2014 8:13:12 PM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 20 replies
    WCYB.com ^ | October 24, 2014 | Olivia Caridi
    A Bristol mother is upset after she says her baby was denied a flu vaccination, even though the health department had flu shots on the shelf. When Annie Howard took her 14-month-old son to get his flu shot last week, she ran into what she calls a big problem. "My child is being denied the vaccination outright, denied the vaccination because we have insurance. That baffles me," she says. Howard's physician ran out of the preservative-free vaccination for infants, so she made an appointment at the Sullivan County Health Department. "I called asking them if they have the infant vaccination,...
  • Ebola crisis: 'Many exposed' to infected Mali girl

    10/24/2014 8:12:49 PM PDT · by RightGeek · 10 replies
    BBC ^ | 10/24/2014 | BBC
    Health officials fear many people may have been exposed to Mali's first Ebola victim - a two-year-old girl. She recently arrived from Guinea, one of the worst affected countries, and has since died. The girl showed symptoms, including a bleeding nose, while travelling on a public bus through several towns, the World Health Organization (WHO) said. Forty-three people, including 10 health workers, who came into contact with her have been identified and isolated. The girl was being treated in the western town of Kayes, after arriving at a hospital on Wednesday. The child had travelled more than 1,000 km (600...
  • Paul Farmer - Diary:Ebola

    10/24/2014 8:05:18 PM PDT · by Tarantulas · 5 replies
    London Review of Books ^ | October 1, 2014 | Paul Farmer
    But the fact is that weak health systems, not unprecedented virulence or a previously unknown mode of transmission, are to blame for Ebola’s rapid spread. Weak health systems are also to blame for the high case-fatality rates in the current pandemic, which is caused by the Zaire strain of the virus. The obverse of this fact – and it is a fact – is the welcome news that the spread of the disease can be stopped by linking better infection control (to protect the uninfected) to improved clinical care (to save the afflicted). An Ebola diagnosis need not be a...
  • Colloidal silver and other Ebola scams: 'Fear opens wallets and closes minds'

    10/24/2014 8:04:16 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    The Manchester Guardian ^ | October 24, 2014 | Nicky Woolf in New York
    In a game of cat and mouse with health and safety officials, Americans profit off panic with modern versions of snake oil treatments, like vitamins branded ‘Ebola-C’ First of all, Steve Barwick wants you to know that Ebola is a government conspiracy. “This current ‘Ebola crisis’ is … a massive psy-ops campaign,” he wrote in an (undated) blogpost on his website, The Silver Edge. “In other words, the threat is largely being manufactured and planted into the minds of the American public, through the federal government/news media axis.” Barwick, to his credit, points out correctly that the likelihood of coming...
  • “I’ll Come To Your Place When SHTF” – No You Won’t

    10/24/2014 8:03:16 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 34 replies
    SHTF Plan ^ | 10/22/14 | Glen Tate
    I tried to persuade you to prepare for what’s coming and, in the process, revealed that to you that I’m preparing. You realized that I have food, guns, etc., and ended up saying, half kidding but half serious, “I’ll come to your place when SHTF.” No you won’t. I will shoot you. If you threaten me and my family, I will use force to defend against any threat. And showing up at my place hungry and unprepared is a threat to me. You will eat my food and use up my medical supplies, generator, firewood, etc. That’s less of these...
  • Is a Puerto Rico municipality thinking about seceding?

    10/24/2014 8:02:46 PM PDT · by rrstar96 · 10 replies
    (English-language translation) San Juan - A group of residents of Vieques, which was used by the United States Navy for six decades, plans to convene a referendum to propose its independence from Puerto Rico, of which it is a municipality. "We don't need the government of Puerto Rico. What we want is our own constitution and government under the United States Constitution," said today Yashei Rosario, who is proposing this initiative along with her husband Julián García. Rosario and those who second this idea complain that the Puerto Rican authorities "have not promoted the economic development of Vieques" since the...
  • Why the government is putting all Americans in danger (video)

    10/24/2014 7:50:58 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 11 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | 10-24-2014 | Bill O'Reilly
    Talking Points Commentary - The O'Reilly Factor - 10-24-2014
  • Passenger Isolated After Feeling Ill On LAX Flyaway Bus

    10/24/2014 7:45:10 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 24 replies
    CBS-LA ^ | 10-24-2014 | CBS-LA
    A passenger who traveled on a Flyaway bus Friday has been isolated for evaluation by paramedics in the downtown area. According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, around 2:17 p.m. the passenger approached an MTA security guard and claimed he was feeling very ill, and had been in Nigeria three weeks ago. According to the Department of Public Health, this is not a suspected or possible Ebola case.
  • A Hegelian Papacy?

    10/24/2014 7:35:14 PM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 4 replies
    http://www.onepeterfive.com ^ | October 23, 2014 | Brian Miles
    “Thus I make it known to you that from the end of the 19th century and shortly after the middle of the 20th century…the passions will erupt and there will be a total corruption of morals… As for the Sacrament of Matrimony, which symbolizes the union of Christ with His Church, it will be attacked and deeply profaned. Freemasonry, which will then be in power, will enact iniquitous laws with the aim of doing away with this Sacrament, making it easy for everyone to live in sin and encouraging procreation of illegitimate children born without the blessing of the Church…...
  • Suspect says Satan made him smash into Oklahoma Ten Commandments monument

    10/24/2014 7:20:08 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 24 replies
    KFOR, NBC 4, Oklahoma City ^ | Updated at 06:36PM, October 24, 2014 | KFOR-TV and L. Noland
    A man has been taken in for mental evaluation after allegedly vandalizing the Ten Commandments monument at the Oklahoma State Capitol. U.S. Secret Service Agents say it all started after a man walked into the Federal Building in downtown Oklahoma City Friday morning making strange threats against the President and Federal Government. Agents say he then admitted to them that he crashed his car into the Ten Commandments monument at the Capitol, then left his damaged car and walked to the Federal Building. The Secret Service says the man told them that Satan made him crash his car into the...
  • My State is Dead Last in Job Growth -- No MY State is Dead Last in Job Growth

    10/24/2014 7:12:05 PM PDT · by sgtyork · 11 replies
    Vanity ^ | Vanity
    I live in Wisconsin, which according to Mary Burke Democrat candidate for governor is dead last in the Midwest for job growth. ((Its a flat out lie, Walker has really turned job growth around and says Wisconsin is 4th in the Midwest for job growth. I work a lot in Illinois which according to Illinois Policy and the Illinois GOP is dead last in the country for job growth. This is also advertised on political radio ads. http://www.rebootillinois.com/2014/01/23/uncategorized/brendanbond/illinois-predicted-dead-last-job-growth-2014/5012/ But when I binged it, the GOP Minnesota gubernatorial candidate also says Minnesota is dead last in job growth. http://johnsonforgovernor.org/jeff-johnson-issues-statement-minnesota-dead-last-midwest-private-sector-job-creation/#.VEsGgcai1g2 I thought...
  • Chinatown restaurants raided by FBI agents

    10/24/2014 7:02:47 PM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 36 replies
    abc 7 Chicago ^ | 10-24-2014
    FBI agents are raiding restaurants in Chinatown as "part of an ongoing investigation," according to a bureau media representative. Agents are executing search warrants but have not made any arrests. The person who answered the phone at popular restaurant Lao Sze Chuan confirms that they are closed because of FBI activity.
  • Joel Osteen or Fortune Cookie? [Use of Scripture To Be A MegaMillionaire]

    10/24/2014 7:01:50 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 22 replies
    Challes.com ^ | October 24, 2014
    Joel Osteen or Fortune Cookie? May 12, 2010 The other day I ate some rather extraordinary Thai food for lunch and, on my way out, grabbed a fortune cookie. I cracked it open and read a silly little proverb meant to inspire, I suppose. I wish it had said “Brisk uphill walk after all-you-can-eat Thai is a bad idea.” Never mind. As I waddled my way home, regretting that last bowl of curry (so delicious…), I thought “This fortune sounds like something Joel Osteen would say.” And then it struck me—there is very little difference between Joel and those fortune...
  • World Series Live Thread

    10/24/2014 6:59:19 PM PDT · by fhayek · 86 replies
    10/24/14
    I know baseball doesn't occupy the same level of pre-eminence that it may have had fifty years ago, but it is the championship, and it still a great game. Royals up 3-0 in the sixth. Great defense all around.
  • Researcher Finds Tor Exit Node Adding Malware to Binaries

    10/24/2014 6:54:44 PM PDT · by Utilizer · 16 replies
    The Kaspersky Lab Security News Service ^ | October 24, 2014 , 12:07 pm | Dennis Fisher
    A security researcher has identified a Tor exit node that was actively patching binaries users download, adding malware to the files dynamically. The discovery, experts say, highlights the danger of trusting files downloaded from unknown sources and the potential for attackers to abuse the trust users have in Tor and similar services. Josh Pitts of Leviathan Security Group ran across the misbehaving Tor exit node while performing some research on download servers that might be patching binaries during download through a man-in-the middle attack. Downloading any kind of file from the Internet is a dodgy proposition these days, and many...
  • 2 NorCal deputies Sacramento, Placer county deputies killed in shootings

    10/24/2014 6:53:51 PM PDT · by Swordmaker · 18 replies
    KCRA TV ^ | OCtober 24, 2014 | Sean Brouwer
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KCRA) —The suspected gunman accused of shooting and killing two Northern California sheriff's deputies has been apprehended at an Auburn home. Read more: http://www.kcra.com/news/deputy-shot-near-arden-way-in-sacramento/29320454#ixzz3H7LcKMWo Placer County Sheriff's Department spokeswoman Deana Erwin said Marcelo Marquez, 34, was arrested just before 4 p.m. after an hours-long manhunt that spanned two counties. Marquez is suspected in four shootings that took place Friday, including the deadly shootings of Sacramento County Sheriff's Deputy Danny Oliver and Placer County Sheriff's Deputy Michael David Davis Jr. Click here for live updates from KCRA's reporters in the field Placer County Sheriff Edward Bonner said Friday evening...
  • What Gun Did the Ottowa Terrorist Use?

    10/24/2014 6:51:56 PM PDT · by marktwain · 37 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 25 October, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    This twitter post showed Zehat Bibeau with what appears to be a Winchester lever action rifle.    At first, it was unclear if this were the same firearm that he used to shoot Cpl. Cirillo.   The BBC quickly came up with an identification of the firearm used - a Winchester lever action shotgun!  From the BBC: He said police were trying to piece together how Zehaf-Bibeau acquired a Winchester lever-action shotgun, as he was banned from owning firearms due to his criminal convictions.  Then the Ottowa Sun took a shot at the subject.  From the Ottowa Sun: Police still don't...
  • The Hobbit: Battle of The Five Armies ends with a 45-minute battle scene

    10/24/2014 6:51:44 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 22 replies
    Perhaps explaining why those Hobbit movies cost so much damn money to make, Entertainment Weekly has revealed that The Hobbit: The Battle Of Five Armies will end with a 45-minute battle scene. Director Peter Jackson spoke with EW about the logistics of creating such an epic climax. “We have dwarves and men and elves and orcs, all with different cultures, with different weapons, and different shields and patterns and tactics,” Jackson explains, before sharing the highly scientific way he maps out his fight scenes:
  • New (Female Health Care Worker Back from Hot Zone now sick)

    10/24/2014 6:51:38 PM PDT · by SteveAustin · 43 replies
    CNN ^ | 10/24/2014 | Ray Sanchez
    New York (CNN) -- One day after New York officials announced a Doctors Without Borders physician had tested positive for Ebola, another person who treated patients in West Africa developed a fever and was put in isolation at a northern New Jersey hospital. The second health care worker, a woman who hasn't been identified by name, did not have any Ebola symptoms upon arrival Friday at Newark Liberty International Airport, New Jersey health department spokesman Donna Leusner said.
  • NJ official: Female health care worker who'd been in Africa isolated with fever

    10/24/2014 6:48:33 PM PDT · by boycott · 23 replies
    CNN ^ | October 24, 2014 | Ray Sanchez, Jason Hanna and Shimon Prokupecz
    New York (CNN) -- One day after New York officials announced a Doctors Without Borders physician had tested positive for Ebola, another person who treated patients in West Africa developed a fever and was put in isolation at a northern New Jersey hospital. The second health care worker, a woman who hasn't been identified by name, did not have any Ebola symptoms upon arrival Friday at Newark Liberty International Airport, New Jersey health department spokesman Donna Leusner said. Yet things changed in the hours that followed. According to Leusner, "This evening, the health care worker developed a fever and is...
  • 'Where the Boys Are' Disproves Rising Seas Scare

    10/24/2014 6:47:33 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 18 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | October 24, 2014 | P.J. Gladnick
    "Where the Boys Are" is both an entertaining 1960 movie as well as a catchy Connie Francis song which was the theme tune of the film. However, it now appears that "Where the Boys Are" is performing a great unintended public service. The opening credits of the movie has preserved for us an aerial view just where the ocean of 1960 was in relation to the sand and State Road A1A in Fort Lauderdale. Guess what? The beach is exactly as wide now as it was in 1960. On Friday morning Brian Craig, co-host of the Steve Kane Show, the...
  • Woman quarantined in New Jersey develops fever

    10/24/2014 6:44:32 PM PDT · by knak · 16 replies
    ap ^ | 10/24/14
    RENTON, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Department of Health says a woman who arrived at Newark Liberty International Airport from West Africa and was the first traveler to be quarantined under an Ebola watch has developed a fever. She is in isolation and is being evaluated at a hospital in Newark. The governors of New York and New Jersey on Friday announced a mandatory 21-day quarantine of medical workers and other airline passengers who have had contact with Ebola victims. The woman is a health care worker who arrived on Friday from West Africa, where she had been treating...
  • The Missing Right-of-Center Media

    10/24/2014 6:42:43 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies
    The New York Times ^ | October 23, 2014 | Ross Douthat
    Some years ago now, when the conservative media group Newsmax put in a bid to buy the limping, failing Newsweek, I wrote a post arguing that trying to reinvent one of the newsweeklies as a (moderately) right-of-center publication was as good a bet as any. Here was the nub of my argument: If [Jon Meacham, the previous editor] had wanted to play to what seems like Newsweek’s business strength — its large audience outside the Acela corridor — he would have tried to tilt the magazine toward the center-right rather than the center-left, in the hopes of becoming the go-to...
  • 179commentsAuthor calls for South to secede and form country called 'Reagan'

    10/24/2014 6:34:03 PM PDT · by Oliviaforever · 60 replies
    AL.com ^ | 10/23/14 | LeadaGore
    A former aide to President Ronald Reagan wants a handful of Southern states to secede from the union and form a new country named for the late GOP hero. It may come to a shock to some Alabamians, however, that Douglas MacKinnon's vision of the country known as "Reagan" would initially only include South Carolina, Florida and Georgia. Those three states were chosen, MacKinnon told talk show host Janet Mefferd, due to their population size and natural resources, such as access to the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico.
  • King, Mowrer Spar Debate in Contentious Debate

    10/24/2014 6:33:11 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal
    After watching the only debate between Fourth District Congressman Steve King and Democrat challenger Jim Mowrer, it is easy to see why King opted out of appearing with Mowrer at other venues, and even considered cancelling this one. King’s little-known opponent consistently attacked King during the hour-long event. (SNIP) He correctly pointed out that Mowrer’s son would be covered under Hawk-I, an insurance plan for children established by the Iowa Legislature when Steve King was a state senator. “By all measures that I can uncover, Mr. Mowrer’s children would be qualified for Hawk-I, so that exists, along with the high...
  • Chris McDaniel Statement Following MS Supreme Court Ruling

    10/24/2014 6:30:28 PM PDT · by Bettyprob · 7 replies
    Facebook ^ | October 24, 2014 | Chris McDaniel
    Laurel, MS -- Republican Chris McDaniel issued a statement today in the wake of the Supreme Court's dismissal of his motion to appeal. "Republicans in Mississippi are still left wanting for justice after June's Republican primary was decided by more than 40,000 Democrats," McDaniel said. "Worse yet, the courts refused even to hear our challenge," McDaniel said. "When we launched this campaign over a year ago, we committed to fight to the very end, and many conservatives showed a great deal of courage in standing up with us," he continued. "And the fight to save our republic is only just...
  • Obama Asserts Executive Privilege for Eric Holder's Wife, Mother in Fast & Furious

    10/24/2014 6:29:29 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    Breitbart's Big Government ^ | October 24, 2014 | AWR Hawkins
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK)On October 23, Judicial Watch announced it received a "Vaughn index" for records the Department of Justice has withheld from Congress regarding Operation Fast and Furious. Contained in the index details are evidence that Obama asserted executive privilege for Attorney General Eric Holder's wife Sharon Malone—and his mother. According to Judicial Watch, emails between Holder and his wife and Holder and his mother are the materials withheld via executive privilege and "the dubious claim of deliberative process privilege." Yet the release of the Vaughn index is a good thing, and it comes after Judge John D. Bates ordered the index...
  • Jaylen Fryberg, WA School Shooter: Where Was Grace?

    10/24/2014 6:26:09 PM PDT · by lifeofgrace · 13 replies
    Charting Course ^ | 10/24/2014 | Steve Berman
    What are we to do with this latest school shooting tragedy?  Unlike the killings in Oklahoma City and Ottawa, Canada, this was no terrorist or self-proclaimed warrior carrying out a religious fatwa.  Jaylen Fryberg was a 14-year-old boy.  He could be my son, or anyone’s.  This is really a tragedy, every bit as much as the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary almost two years ago.  Except that by all accounts, Jaylen Fryberg was no mentally ill recluse.  He was an outgoing, smart, athletic boy who was named freshman homecoming king at his school. There are no words to erase the...
  • Sharpton Guest: Men Wear This PC T-Shirt For Ulterior Romantic Reasons

    10/24/2014 6:25:08 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 7 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    "It's Friday night." That was Al Sharpton's sheepish way of excusing the not-suitable-for-network-TV line that a guest had just uttered on this evening's Politics Nation. Australian satiricist Josh Zepps' zinger came during a discussion of a video ad in which young girls drop repeated f-bombs, supposedly in defense of feminism. The ad was produced by a clothing company trying to cash in with t-shirts bearing PC messages against sexism and racism. Zinged Zepps: "I'm offended by the shamelessness of the cheap ploy of the people that got them to do it . . . There's something about this company that...
  • Debate Audience Groans At Democrat’s ‘War On Women’ Line [VIDEO]

    10/24/2014 6:22:08 PM PDT · by cotton1706 · 10 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 10/24/14 | Alex Griswold
    New York Democratic House candidate Martha Robertson drew groans from the audience of the debate between her and Republican Rep. Tom Reed after she accused Reed of being part of the “war on women.” “Tom Reed, you’re part of the war against women,” Robertson said, to immediate groans and laughter. “Please, everybody, please,” the moderator said, trying to quiet the murmuring. Reed, for his part, slammed what he called “political rhetoric at its worst. I have eight older sisters. I had a single mother. What I am trying to do is, I will stand for women.” “To engage in the...
  • Kansas Independent Accused Of ‘Potential’ Backroom Endorsement Deal With Republican Supporter

    10/24/2014 6:17:05 PM PDT · by cotton1706 · 4 replies
    news.yahoo.com ^ | 10/24/14
    A Republican former state representative in Kansas who recently stumped for independent Greg Orman — reportedly to buffer against accusations that he is a liberal — has worked as an attorney for the candidate and owes him as much as $50,000. The Weekly Standard reported Friday that the Republican, Eric Carter, owes Orman between $15,000 and $50,000, according to campaign financial disclosures. Carter has also served as Orman’s attorney in several lawsuits, The Daily Caller learned. The campaign of Republican incumbent Pat Roberts jumped on the news Friday calling the disclosure evidence of “a potential backroom, pay to play endorsement...
  • Gandhi's grandson blames prejudice for Michael Brown shooting in emotional speech to hundreds...

    10/24/2014 6:13:25 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 28 replies
    The London Daily Mail ^ | October 19, 2014 | Mia De Graaf
    Mahatma Gandhi's grandson has blasted the shooting of Michael Brown and 109 other people in St Louis this year. Addressing hundreds of mothers gathered at a silent march today, Dr Arun Gandhi condemned prejudice in the city as a source of the violence, which has seen a 30 per cent leap in the number of annual homicides this year. His words came amid fresh outcry over Michael Brown's shooting as it emerged the police officer who killed him has presented a favorable account of his actions - in a move that could see him escape charges. 'We have looked at...
  • ‘Delusional’ Hillary Clinton Has ‘You Didn’t Build That’ Moment, Says Businesses Don’t Create Jobs

    10/24/2014 6:10:48 PM PDT · by lbryce · 33 replies
    Twitchy ^ | October 24, 2014 | Brett Taylor
    ‘Delusional’ Hillary Clinton has ‘you didn’t build that’ moment, says businesses don’t create jobs Don’t tell anyone this, but there are some rumors in certain circles that Hillary Clinton might be considering a run for president in 2016. Speaking at an event in Massachusetts today, the former secretary of state seemed to be trying to head off possible competitor Elizabeth Warren by hijacking her line that it’s not corporations and businesses that create jobs. A.) https://t.co/KSgAsEqXAD B.) https://t.co/BgFdOH8Uev So besides twenty years and a walker, whats the difference? — S.M (@redsteeze) October 24, 2014 For those who just can’t stomach...
  • Brand new '2001: A Space Odyssey' trailer is gorgeous

    10/24/2014 6:09:38 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 65 replies
    Polygon ^ | October 21, 2014 | Colin Campbell
    Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey is just about to enjoy a digitally restored limited U.K. theatrical release. And to celebrate, here's a lovely new trailer.
  • Eyewitness to Hell: Life in Ebola-Ravaged Liberia (photo essay)

    10/24/2014 6:05:40 PM PDT · by knak · 15 replies
    mashable ^ | 10/23/14 | kesner
    Ebola in Liberia through the lens of a photographer http://mashable.com/2014/10/24/ebola-liberia-hell-photographer/?utm_cid=mash-com-Tw-main-link
  • World Series android commercial

    10/24/2014 6:05:35 PM PDT · by mykroar · 16 replies
    10/24/14 | mykroar
    Anyone else catch the homosexual proposal during the Android commercial. These IT/tech companies know they're all drinking the same koolaid, so now they're just rubbing our noses in it.
  • Are Illegal Aliens Deciding Elections? The Answer May Surprise You…

    10/24/2014 6:03:14 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 20 replies
    westernjournalism.com ^ | october 24, 2014 | L Todd Wood
    In a stunning piece today by the Washington Post, a study revealed that non-U.S. citizens are deciding American elections in recent years. It is stated that in the last two election cycles, upwards of six-plus percent of illegal immigrants actually voted. Up to fourteen percent were actually registered to vote.  There are approximately twelve million illegal aliens in the United States; this is a huge number.
  • Automated Mass Surveillance is Unconstitutional, EFF Explains in Jewel v. NSA

    10/24/2014 6:01:27 PM PDT · by lbryce · 3 replies
    Electronic Frontier Foundation ^ | October 24, 2014 | Andrew Crocker and Cindy Cohn and Jamie Lee Williams
    Today EFF filed our latest brief in Jewel v. NSA, our longstanding case on behalf of AT&T customers aimed at ending the NSA’s dragnet surveillance of millions of ordinary Americans’ communications. The brief specifically argues that the Fourth Amendment is violated when the government taps into the Internet backbone at places like the AT&T facility on Folsom Street in San Francisco. As it happens, the filing coincides with the theatrical release of Laura Poitras’ new documentary, Citizenfour. The Jewel complaint was filed in 2008, and there’s a scene early in the film that shows the long road that case has...
  • Freeper Canteen - Tunes For Our Troops - 25 Oct 2014

    10/24/2014 5:59:00 PM PDT · by AZamericonnie · 161 replies
    Our Troops Knock It Out Of The Park!!!! | The Canteen DJ Baseball Team
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  • After Trayvon, Chilling Ad Offers Bulletproof Vests for Kids-Timed to Florida's midterm election

    10/24/2014 5:38:47 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 22 replies
    AdWeek's Advertising & Branding Blog ^ | October 21, 2014 | Hanna Masaryk
    A billboard advertising a line of bulletproof vests for young boys has appeared near the Florida capital in Tallahassee. Chilling, controversial and undeniably eye-catching, the ad is part of the “Vest or Vote” campaign mounted by The Dream Defenders. The Florida-based social justice organization is rallying residents to vote in Florida’s midterm election Nov. 4. According to a report on Jacksonville’s CBS 47 Action News, the group hopes to elect candidates who will repeal the state's controversial stand-your-ground law. According to The BRPR Group, the Miami-based advertising agency behind the campaign, the billboard was modeled after youth clothing ads like...