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  • A Perfect Day for Needlefish

    04/01/2015 6:27:27 PM PDT · by Kaslin ^ | April 1, 2015 | Marvin Olasky
    In Guam recently my wife and I taught a writing course and then went snorkeling. Near coral reefs we fed, underwater, hundreds of 6-inch-long needlefish. Slender with little teeth, they appeared infused with light. So many sped around our hands that they formed a silver streak amid the blue-gray waters of Tuman Bay. We became fond of them. Later, I read for the first time in 45 years a story that influenced me as a teenager, J.D. Salinger’s “A Perfect Day for Bananafish.” The main character is a troubled veteran, Seymour Glass, surrounded at a hotel by the materialism Salinger...
  • Israel Is Not America’s Vassal State

    04/01/2015 6:26:19 PM PDT · by kindred · 1 replies ^ | March 30, 2015 | Ronn Torossian
    Posted By On @ 12:05 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | 23 Comments Media has reported that the Obama Administration has threatened to support a United Nations resolution calling on Israel to retreat to the pre-1967 armistice lines. Obama is lashing out at Israel – this time because the Israeli public re-elected Benjamin Netanyahu. The truth is that the Obama Administration has consistently been hostile to Israel. They have threatened, warned and pressured – and that will continue until the last day Obama occupies the White House. Yet, America needs to remember that Zionism allows Jews self-determination. Israel will do just...
  • Top State Department aide listed as Clinton Foundation director

    04/01/2015 6:23:51 PM PDT · by Libloather · 2 replies
    Washington Free Beacon via Fox News ^ | 4/01/15 | Alana Goodman
    Hillary Clinton's chief of staff at the State Department was listed as a director at the Clinton Foundation in its corporate records for more than three years after joining the administration, highlighting concerns that Clinton's aides were too close to the foundation during her tenure. The "William J. Clinton Foundation Corporation" named Cheryl Mills as one its three directors when it applied for nonprofit corporate status in Florida in June 2009-five months after Mills began serving as Clinton's chief of staff and counsel at the State Department. The organization continued to list Mills as a director in its annual state...
  • Cruz rockets to third in new poll

    04/01/2015 6:20:38 PM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 7 replies
    CNN ^ | 02:28 PM EDT Apr 01, 2015 | Alexandra Jaffe
    Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has jumped to third place in the prospective Republican presidential field since making his bid official last week, according to a new poll.The survey, released Wednesday by Democratic firm Public Policy Polling, found Cruz surging from 5% support last month to 16% support from Republican primary voters this month.He now trails only Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, who leads the pack with 20% support, and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, who takes 17%. Cruz was in sixth place in last month's poll.Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson and Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul both take 10% support, Florida Sen. Marco...
  • Ted Cruz Campaign Points to Hefty Donations [4 million]

    04/01/2015 6:15:38 PM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 5 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | April 1, 2015 7:50 p.m. ET | Janet Hook And Rebecca Ballhaus
    About $4 million flowed into coffers in eight days after he formally announced presidential bid Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas raised about $4 million in the eight days after he formally announced his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination, his campaign staff said, indicating donations are coming at a faster clip than for some GOP candidates in past years.The fundraising tally comes as Mr. Cruz tries to answer questions about whether he can raise enough money to compete with big-donor magnets such as former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush.The donations show Mr. Cruz outraising in one week the $2.1 million garnered...
  • Megyn Kelly just invited Bernard Whitman (and his partner) to their wedding

    04/01/2015 6:11:25 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 24 replies
  • Syracuse woman says bedbugs ruining her life

    04/01/2015 6:09:36 PM PDT · by george76 · 7 replies
    Syracuse Media ^ | April 01, 2015 | Tim Knauss
    Friends no longer visit Kafi Ahmad's small apartment in Syracuse. Her home health aide stopped coming. And the maddening insect bites persist. Ahmad, 63, said she has "no life'' since bedbugs infested her high-rise apartment in December. She has endured welts from swollen insect bites all over her body. After 14 years in her apartment, Ahmad fled to a homeless shelter for three nights in February to escape the bedbugs. The insects "bite me and pinch me,'' she said. "My life no good.'' Bedbugs, which started attracting notice in Syracuse a decade ago, are not known to carry disease but...
  • Living together or gay marriage

    04/01/2015 6:08:55 PM PDT · by ealgeone · 17 replies
    vanity | 04/01/2015 | ealgeone
    For discussion purposes.... Pretend you own a bakery, or pizza place, et. The area in which you work is also one in which you live close by. You know your customers. You are a Christian. A young man and woman are living together in the apartment above yours. You see them a couple of times a week and even say hello. They come into your business and want to order a cake with the following inscription: TWO YEARS TOGETHER You know they're not married. Do you bake the cake? What say you Fellow Freepers
  • Final Four coaches release joint statement on controversial Indiana law

    04/01/2015 6:06:17 PM PDT · by C19fan · 23 replies
    Yahoo ^ | April 1, 2015 | Jeff Eisenberg
    In an effort to get in front of the issue before media availability begins in Indianapolis on Thursday, the four Final Four coaches released a joint statement supporting the NCAA in its stance on Indiana's controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act. The statement released through the National Association of Basketball Coaches emphasizes condemns every form of discrimination.
  • Robber Barons, 21st Century Style

    04/01/2015 6:06:09 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 3 replies ^ | April 1, 2015 | Bill Tatro
    When asked who the Vice President of the United States is most people usually hesitate, smile and simply shake their head. To ask who the following men were the response would be almost incomprehensible but most assuredly laughable. Jay Cooke Daniel Drew James Fish Andrew Mellon JP Morgan Joseph Seligman John Jacob Aster Andrew Carnegie Jay Gould John D Rockefeller Played for the Patriots. Had their own reality show. A ‘60’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Group. Many might answer. Historical knowledge is not one of America’s strong suits. Allow me to educate. They were 19th century businessmen who were tagged with...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ 04 April 2015

    04/01/2015 6:01:57 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 20 replies
    Serving The Bestest Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ CANINE COMFORT Army Spc. Jeffry Cotner helps a dog after it had surgery during Operation Arctic Care at a military veterinary clinic on Kodiak Island, AK, April 7, 2014. Cotner is a food inspector assigned to the 218th Medical Detachment, Veterinary Services, Fort Lewis, WA. DOD photo by EJ Hersom Canteen Mission Statement Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. CYCLE KISSES Air Force wounded warrior August O’Neill interacts with his service dog,...
  • Cruz doubles down on support for Indiana’s religious freedom law

    04/01/2015 5:57:17 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 22 replies
    The Washington Post's Post Politics ^ | April 1, 2015 | Katie Zezima
    SIOUX CITY, Iowa - Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) reiterated his support for Indiana's controversial religious freedom law Wednesday, despite a fresh push by that state's governor to "fix" the measure. Speaking in a stuffy, cramped auditorium at Morningside College here, Cruz said that religious liberty is not a "fringe view." Cruz staked his claim to the right of Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, who signed the law but said he wanted to see "a fix" to the law that makes clear it does not give businesses license to deny services to customers on the basis of sexual orientation, and Arkansas Gov....
  • Surrogacy Firms are Selling “Extra” Babies on the Black Market to the Highest Bidder

    04/01/2015 5:53:51 PM PDT · by Mrs. Don-o · 4 replies
    Lifenews ^ | Apr 1, 2015 | Rebecca Taylor
    International surrogacy is often touted as a win-win situation. Western couples get a baby gestated for them at a low price, and the women in third world countries get more money than they would normally see in a lifetime. But all we rich western countries have to do is look a tad bit closer and the whole facade falls apart. The women are exploited by signing contracts they cannot read, are kept under lock and key, forced to deliver by cesarean section, and then not paid the full amount they are promised. Some women die. Many of the contracting...
  • Nude Bras Are Now A ‘Subtle Form Of Racism, FYI

    04/01/2015 5:49:57 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 33 replies
    Chicks on the Right ^ | 4/1/2015 | Red Dawn
    I never wake up in the morning thinking, “Today, I need to find something super dumb liberals are complaining about and expose their stupidity.” No. Not at all. It just happens. And I couldn’t even make this stuff up if I tried. So this Wednesday’s edition of Wackjob Feminist Wednesday has an added bonus. Racism! In a University of Oklahoma op-ed, a woman complains about nude bras. Because nude bras are clearly a subtle sign of racism toward women of color.
  • (Sen Mark) Kirk Statement on Indiana's Discrimination Law

    04/01/2015 5:44:10 PM PDT · by C19fan · 24 replies
    Mark Kirk ^ | April 1, 2015 | Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL)
    U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) today released the following statement on the discriminatory law recently enacted in Indiana: “I strongly oppose what Governor Pence did. We should not enshrine bigotry under the cover of religion. It’s not just bad practice – it’s un-American.”
  • U.S. private payrolls, factory data point to weak first quarter growth

    04/01/2015 5:41:25 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 5 replies
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. private employers added the smallest number of workers in more than a year in March and factory activity hit a near two-year low, fresh signs that economic growth slowed significantly in the first quarter. The economy has been slammed by a harsh winter, a strong dollar and weaker global demand. While the effects of bad weather should start to fade, dollar strength could remain a constraint and limit a rebound in output.
  • Downside Data Surprises in Canada; Bad Weather Up North? How About Recession?

    04/01/2015 5:40:55 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies ^ | April 1, 2015 | Mike Shedlock
    The string of bad data reports not only applies to the US, economists up North appear to be no better at predicting the weather than US economists. Variant Perception reports Downside Data Surprises Continue in Canada. For the past 6 months, we have been alerting clients to the persistent decline in our Canada leading indicator. This is now showing up in numerous Canadian coincident data releases, with retail sales being the latest to miss expectations last Friday. The economic surprise index is now declining sharply and there is little sign of immediate improvement ahead. PMIs continue to fall whilst building...
  • After Indiana Pizzeria Said They Wouldn’t Cater Gay Weddings, the Backlash Was So Extreme

    04/01/2015 5:40:23 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 39 replies ^ | april 1, 2015 | erica ritz
    Crystal O’Connor, the co-owner of Memories Pizza in Indiana, says it may not be safe to re-open their pizzeria after they said they wouldn’t cater a gay wedding. “I don’t know if we will re-open, or if we can, if it’s safe to re-open,” O’Connor said on TheBlaze TV’s Dana. “We’re in hiding basically, staying in the house.” O’Connor recently told WBND-TV, “If a gay couple came in and wanted us to provide pizzas for their wedding, we would have to say no.” She made it clear that they are happy to serve gay customers, but would not be a part of...
  • Project Spartan: We get our claws on Microsoft's browser for Windows 10

    04/01/2015 5:37:42 PM PDT · by dayglored · 7 replies
    The Register ^ | April 1, 2015 | Tim Anderson
    First look. Microsoft has released the first public preview build of Windows 10 to include Project Spartan, its new web browser. Is Project Spartan really new? The browser engine, called EdgeHTML, is a fork of the Internet Explorer (IE) web engine, called Trident, though with a key difference: EdgeHTML has no compatibility modes and will simply render the latest web standards Microsoft is able to deliver. The user interface is new but is really the successor to “Modern IE”, the Windows 8 web browser that runs in the don’t-call-it-Metro environment. Users will perceive Project Spartan as new though, since it...
  • Corruption Scandals Led to Harry Reid’s Abrupt “Retirement”

    04/01/2015 5:36:51 PM PDT · by WonkyTonky · 13 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | March 30, 2015 | Judicial Watch
    You’d never know it from the mainstream media puff pieces of Harry Reid’s sudden retirement, but it was a long string of corruption scandals—including a recent one involving his attorney son—that drove the veteran Nevada senator to abruptly leave public office. For nearly a decade Judicial Watch has investigated and exposed Reid’s involvement in a multitude of transgressions and JW even warned the Senate Ethics Committee, but not surprisingly, no action was ever taken. On multiple occasions the Senate minority leader appeared on JW’s “Ten Most Wanted Corrupt Politicians” list for his role in a number of political scandals that...
  • Real Religious Leaders Must Stand Up for Real Freedom

    04/01/2015 5:35:02 PM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 3 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | March 30, 2015 | Al Sharpton
    Freedom of religion -- the ability to practice our faith without fear of persecution -- is a basic right that we as Americans hold dearly. But what we also cherish -- and have fought tremendously to achieve -- is the equal protection of the right of all to eat, shop, walk, work and live where we choose without discrimination.
  • Queer leaders at UC Santa Cruz looking for answers after attack

    04/01/2015 5:32:13 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 11 replies
    Santa Cruz Sentinel ^ | 04/01/15 | Calvin Men
    Nearly two months after UC Santa Cruz police began an investigation into a hate crime against a gay student, the report has yet to be finished and queer student leaders are hoping for change.
  • Pahrump brothel offers to host Reid’s retirement party

    04/01/2015 5:31:47 PM PDT · by kindred · 13 replies ^ | April 1, 2015 | Sun Staff
    A Pahrump brothel has offered to host U.S. Sen. Harry Reid’s retirement party. After the news that Reid would not be running for re-election in 2016, Sheri’s Ranch posted an open letter to Reid. Sheri’s Ranch, 60 miles west of Las Vegas, says several of the senator’s accomplishments have directly improved the lives of Nevada’s legal sex workers and thanked Reid for his years of service. Here is the text of the letter: Dear Senator Reid, The staff and courtesans of The Resort and Spa at Sheri’s Ranch (aka Sheri’s Ranch) would like to be among those who have officially...
  • Ax the Income Tax

    04/01/2015 5:17:20 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies ^ | April 1, 2015 | Peter Morici
    March Madness, baseball and flowers. Spring in America would be so grand without income taxes and the headaches of filing on April 15. Just about everyone agrees our complex personal and corporate income tax laws are too painful and expensive—tax filing, record keeping and the like costs at least $170 billion a year. They are unfair—billionaire Warren Buffett laments his tax bracket is lower than his secretary’s. And the system kills jobs—although some businesses use political influence to pay a fraction of their fair share, most pay much higher taxes than foreign competitors lest they move factories and other activities...
  • Sheriff and deputy sued after Greenville (SC) woman was jailed for old, paid speeding ticket

    04/01/2015 4:58:00 PM PDT · by Gamecock · 46 replies
    Greenville News ^ | 3/31/206 | David Dykes
    Arrested and handcuffed as her 12-year-old daughter watched from a nearby window, April Christina Carter spent two days held without bond in a Greenville County Detention Center cell with a double-murder suspect. Her offense: a $50 speeding fine that she said she had paid more than a decade ago but which remained on the books in Greenville County, triggering a bench warrant for her arrest. Two days after she was taken into custody in the driveway of her mother’s house, Carter was released from the jail without explanation. Now, Carter is suing Greenville County, Sheriff Steve Loftis and Deputy John...
  • California getting 'second-hand smog' from Asia, researchers say

    04/01/2015 4:55:07 PM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 47 replies
    Reuters ^ | March 31, 2015 | Sharon Bernstein
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - California is suffering from "second-hand smog" drifting in from Asia and other places, researchers said on Tuesday, even as the state's prolonged drought has made air quality worse. About 10 percent of ozone pollution, the main ingredient in smog, in the state's San Joaquin Valley farm region comes from other countries, mostly in Asia, said Ian Faloona, an atmospheric scientist with the University of California, Davis.
  • Las Vegas Sun Editor Accused of Killing Column Critical of Harry Reid

    04/01/2015 4:47:20 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 31 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | April 1, 2015 | P.J. Gladnick
    Harry Reid admitted this week what most honest and informed people already knew: he flat out lied in 2012 about Mitt Romney not paying his income taxes for ten years. Reid gave an ends justifies the means explanation to CNN's Dana Bash namely that, hey, it worked because Romney didn't win the presidential election. In 2012 a columnist in Reid's home state of Nevada, Jon Ralston of the Las Vegas Sun wrote a column critical of Reid's attack on Romney based on no facts. The problem was that his column was killed by his editor, Brian Greenspun.So three years later, now that...
  • Member of Iceland's Parliament Posts Picture of Breast Online to "Fight Patriarchy"

    04/01/2015 4:43:06 PM PDT · by rightistight · 50 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 4/1/15 | Aurelius
    Björt Ólafsdóttir, a member of Iceland’s parliament, has posted a picture of her left breast online in order to “fight sexism” and “the patriarchy.” In an editorial written by Ólafsdóttir, she explained that she did so because she is tired of the hypocrisy of “Facebook and Instagram, whose guidelines specifically target the female form.” She explains that Facebook and Instagram allow men to show their nipples, and women should be able to do the same. The campaign she is championing is called “#FreeTheNipple.” Ólafsdóttir was inspired to act by 17-year-old Adda Smaradottir, who took a topless photo of herself and...
  • Comical Thread:When Jeb Bush If And Where Makes His Announcement.What Arena Can He Possibly Fill?

    04/01/2015 4:42:30 PM PDT · by Cruz_West_Paul2016 · 44 replies
    In 2008 Sarah Palin was "Overpacking" stadiums. Cruz recently filled a 15/16,000 seat arena. Paul and Rubio are also going to fill their arenas. But Jeb Bush? Anyone have any suggestions? Can he really fill a 15K to 18K stadium in the fashion that Sarah Palin did for weeks? He can try, but at this point, maybe a 3000 seater high school auditorium.
  • Greenfield: This Culture War We're In

    04/01/2015 4:41:25 PM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 25 replies
    Sultan Knish blog ^ | Daniel Greenfield
    Wednesday, April 01, 2015 This Culture War We're In Posted by Daniel Greenfield @ the Sultan Knish blog How are wars won? To win a war you don't need to kill every soldier on the other side. What you need to do is destroy the other army as an organized force. You destroy the ability of the officers to command and the morale of the men. You destroy their perception of the worth of their side and of their own self-worth. All wars are culture wars. To win you must destroy the values of the other side. (That is one...
  • KS: Gov. Sam Brownback to sign bill allowing unlicensed conceal-carry

    04/01/2015 4:37:56 PM PDT · by jdege · 20 replies
    Topeka Capital-Journal ^ | April 1, 2015 | Tim Carpenter
    Wednesday, April 1, 2015Gov. Sam Brownback to sign bill allowing unlicensed conceal-carryBy Tim Carpenter Gov. Sam Brownback pledged to sign legislation Thursday allowing Kansas adults to carry concealed firearms without first obtaining a license or undergoing weapon training. [...]
  • Obama-Backed Muslim Ex-Dictator “Wins” Nigerian Election (Boko Haram jazzed)

    04/01/2015 4:37:30 PM PDT · by Libloather · 9 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | 3/31/15 | Daniel Greenfield
    Boko Haram was a vehicle for Muslim political interests inside and outside Nigeria to destabilize the oil-rich country. By the end, even the Obama administration made it clear that Muhammadu Buhari, the Muslim ex-dictator who had seized power in a coup before being overthrown, was their choice. Simpson reports that Secretary of State John Kerry “made a mockery of the administration’s pretext by hinting in January meetings with both Jonathan and Buhari that the Obama administration might allow weapon sales after the election.” Now the election came out their way, but the weapons sales may be surplus to requirements. Boko...
  • How RFRA Became Controversial:

    04/01/2015 4:34:19 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies ^ | April 1, 2015 | Jacob Sullum
    When President Bill Clinton signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act in 1993, the law had broad support in both major political parties and was widely perceived as an expression of a pluralistic society's tolerance. When Gov. Mike Pence signed Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act last week, the law became a bitterly partisan issue, denounced by Democrats across the country as an instrument of bigotry. This dramatic shift in attitudes has less to do with the substance of the statute, which is similar to the federal version that has been around for more than two decades, than with the perceived motives...
  • Putin threat of nuclear showdown over Baltics

    04/01/2015 4:31:24 PM PDT · by free_life · 49 replies
    The Times ^ | April 1, 2015 | Ben Hoyle and Michael Evans
    President Putin is using the threat of a nuclear showdown over the Baltic states to force Nato to back away from Russia’s border, according to notes of a secret meeting between intelligence figures from Moscow and Washington. Western security chiefs are braced for the Kremlin to begin a series of “destabilising actions” in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania that would directly challenge Nato’s mutual defence pledge. These could involve civil disturbances involving local ethnic Russians,
  • Woman arrested for filing false report

    04/01/2015 4:30:54 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 10 replies
    ESPN ^ | April 1, 2015 | Alex Scarborough
    The woman who accused former Alabama defensive lineman Jonathan Taylor of assault this past weekend has since recanted her statement to police and was subsequently arrested for giving a false report, according to authorities. Tuscaloosa County Metro Homicide Unit assistant commander Kip Hart said the 24-year-old woman, whose identity is being withheld, approached investigators and provided a written statement saying she fabricated the story.
  • What Howard Dean gets right about Iran

    04/01/2015 4:23:55 PM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 4 replies
    Washington Post ^ | April 1, 2015 | By Jennifer Rubin
    The Hill reports: Former Gov. Howard Dean (D-Vt.) on Wednesday said the Obama administration should leave Iran at the bargaining table and stop pursuing a deal over its nuclear program. “Obama is right to try to get a deal,” Dean told a panel on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.” “[But] I’m worried about how these negotiations have gone.” . . . “These guys are desperate to get rid of the sanctions,” he added, pointing out Tehran’s hunger for immediate economic relief. Dean is a card-carrying member of the liberal Democratic establishment, so if he can say this, why can’t Hillary Clinton? In...
  • The Hysterical Reaction Against Indiana’s Religious Freedom Bill

    04/01/2015 4:22:34 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 29 replies ^ | April 1, 2015 | Michael Brown
    Protesters are demonstrating, the Obama administration is speaking out, the mainstream media is in an uproar, major companies are threatening boycotts, and even the NCAA is concerned that a new bill signed into law by Indiana Gov. Mike Pence could negatively impact the “inclusive” culture of college sports. Why such an extreme reaction to a bill simply reinforcing the religious freedoms of all Americans? Could it be that conservative Americans have dared to fight back against gay activists and their allies? Writing in the National Review, Patrick Brennan noted that, “When Indiana governor Mike Pence signed a religious-liberty-protection statute into...
  • 18 wheeler with over 32 tons of weight achieved 12.2 mpg which is over double regular efficiency

    04/01/2015 4:20:11 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies
    Next Big Future ^ | March 30, 2015 | Brian Wang
    Daimler Trucks North America’s (DTNA) SuperTruck program has achieved 115 percent freight efficiency improvement – surpassing the Department of Energy (DOE) program’s goal of 50 percent improvement and exhibiting the best results of all reporting OEMs. Testing was also conducted at the DTNA Detroit engineering facility to demonstrate engine efficiency by achieving 50.2 percent engine brake thermal efficiency. The final SuperTruck demonstrator ran a five-day, 312-mile round trip route on Texas Interstate 35 between San Antonio and Dallas, at a weight of 65,000 lbs GVWR at a speed of 65 mph, where it achieved an average result of 12.2 mpg.Solutions...
  • Hands Up, Don't Discriminate Against Gays!

    04/01/2015 4:13:33 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 25 replies ^ | April 1, 2015 | Ann Coulter
    Happy National Hate Week! Today, we're all hating on Indiana. Who will be the left's Emmanuel Goldstein next week? Evidently, the sole function of the media these days is to subject the public to a steady stream of manufactured events: "Hands Up, Don't Shoot"; nuclear power kills; Lena Dunham's rape by a college conservative at Oberlin; the "mattress girl" raped at Columbia University; Jon Stewart is funny; a fraternity gang-rape at the University of Virginia; and a law protecting religious freedom will lead to separate water fountains for gays in Indiana. The whole country has to keep being dragged through...
  • Where is the Chick-Fil-A and Duck Dynasty Nation? Time to Stand Up

    04/01/2015 4:12:31 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 21 replies
    4/1/15 | SFF
    Hey, wasn't that long ago that the nation, by the millions, stood outside in long lines for Chick-Fil-A and many also stood by the Robertson family when the A&E morons tried to fire the dad... Can we try and get some folks to stand up to the liberal fascists on this freedom of religion issue, too? I mean, this is all about intimidating us into shutting up. I am a wee bit frustrated that: 1. this has been allowed to be an issue while Obama pursues perverted relations with Iran 2. the economy continues to falter 3. very very...
  • Your Opinion Of A "Cruz/Rubio Ticket".A Double Whammy Slap In The Face To Liberals.

    04/01/2015 4:11:02 PM PDT · by Cruz_West_Paul2016 · 88 replies
    Assuming Cruz takes the nomination, will it be an agonizing choice for VP? We just have to wait and see what States Cruz will need to win. But what if he chooses Rubio? How will the far left media react and later pounce on "The First Latino Ticket"? So Conservatives and Republicans hate Blacks and Latinos? What will they do? try to convince America that both are illegal aliens? Will that be all they got?
  • Grand jury indicts Robert Menendez on corruption charges

    04/01/2015 4:10:50 PM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 12 replies
    Politico ^ | April 1, 2015 | By John Bresnahan
    New Jersey Democratic Sen. Robert Menendez has been indicted on 14 federal corruption charges, including allegedly accepting hundreds of thousands of dollars in improper gifts and campaign contributions in exchange for using his office to help a close friend and donor. The 68-page indictment against Menendez was handed down by a federal grand jury in Newark on Wednesday afternoon. Also indicted was Dr. Salomon Melgen, a longtime Menendez friend and close associate. The two men had been at the center of a lengthy criminal probe by the Justice Department and FBI. According to the indictment, “Menendez accepted close to $1...
  • Clint Eastwood Circling Leonardo DiCaprio’s Richard Jewell Project

    04/01/2015 4:00:45 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 20 replies
    Clint Eastwood may follow up American Sniper with another dose of real-life drama. He’s circling The Ballad of Richard Jewell, Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill‘s movie about the 1996 Atlanta Olympics bombing. Billy Ray wrote the script based on a 1997 Vanity Fair article by Marie Brenner
  • Bill Still On Obama And Muslim Brotherhood

    04/01/2015 3:57:22 PM PDT · by SatinDoll · 9 replies
    The Market-Ticker ^ | 3/30/2015 | Bill Still
    Go to the Market-Ticker site and watch the Bill Still video. He has some very, very interesting facts.
  • Bryson update

    04/01/2015 3:53:37 PM PDT · by knarf · 23 replies
    God ^ | April 1, 2015 | knarf
    I've received a couple of e-mails and I thought I had posted the latest ..

    04/01/2015 3:53:01 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 9 replies
    COLTS.COM ^ | 01 APRIL 2015 | COLTS.COM
    Not an April Fool's Joke. This is the Colts' new all-white uniforms for 2015.
  • OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Sampler Enters Final Assembly

    04/01/2015 3:49:19 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 2 replies ^ | Ken Kremer
    Approximately 17 months from now, OSIRIS-REx is slated to launch in the fall of 2016 and visit asteroid Bennu, a carbon-rich asteroid. Bennu is a near-Earth asteroid and was selected for the sample return mission because it “could hold clues to the origin of the solar system and host organic molecules that may have seeded life on Earth,” says NASA. The spacecraft is equipped with a suite of five science instruments to remotely study the asteroid. Eventually it will gather rocks and soil and bring at least a 60-gram (2.1-ounce) sample back to Earth in 2023 for study by researchers...
  • Al Sharpton Compares Indiana Religious Freedom Law To Slavery, Jim Crow [VIDEO]

    04/01/2015 3:32:13 PM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 65 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | March 30, 2015 | No Attribution
    n the opening segment of MSNBC’s “PoliticsNation,” host and notorious tax-evader Al Sharpton compared the newly-enacted Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act to Jim Crow and slavery. “This is a key moment for the country,” he said. “Too often in our history, we’ve seen religion used to justify attacks on other people’s rights, from slavery, to Jim Crow, to women’s right to vote.”
  • My Servant Shall Justify The Many...Isaiah 52-53 pt 7

    Yet it pleased the Lord to bruise him; he hath put him to grief: when thou shalt make his soul an offering for sin, he shall see his seed, he shall prolong his days, and the pleasure of the Lord shall prosper in his hand. He shall see of the travail of his soul, and shall be satisfied: by his knowledge shall my righteous servant justify many; for he shall bear their iniquities. Therefore will I divide him a portion with the great, and he shall divide the spoil with the strong; because he hath poured out his soul unto...
  • Great White Hope: Why Some Dems Are Moving Right: Democrats have been losing ground in Midwest

    04/01/2015 3:31:28 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    National Review ^ | 04/01/2015 | JOSH KRAUSHAAR
    Republicans are debating whether their path to the presidency in 2016 runs through the blue-collar Rust Belt states, or the demographically changing new South and Sunbelt states. For Democrats looking to retake the Senate, however, the formula is more clear-cut: Win back white working-class voters, or be consigned to a longer-term minority. Most of the Senate battlegrounds run through the Midwest—Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Ohio—along with New Hampshire, which carries demographic similarities with those older, whiter Great Lakes states. To defeat the vulnerable Republican incumbents, Democrats have a challenging task ahead: Making inroads with blue-collar voters, who have been stubbornly resistant...