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  • Little Boy (Movie Review)

    04/26/2015 1:24:46 AM PDT · by walkinginthedesert
    Alejandro Monteverde and Eduardo Verastegui have produced and directed another great Catholic and family centered movie. This movie should be watched and enjoyed by all families. Little Boy is a movie about Pepper Flynt Busbee "Little Boy" (Jakob Salvati) who is often harassed and bullied by most of his peers, and which the whole town is soon harassing as well, based on his petite nature. It is only his father, James Busbee (Michael Rapaport) who is his only real companion and friend. James Busbee is however soon drafted to the military to fight in the Second World War, as London...
  • Republican Hopefuls Play Up Religious Faith at Iowa Gathering

    04/26/2015 1:24:38 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife
    Wall Street Journal ^ | Heather Haddon
    ".....In contrast to a Republican summit in New Hampshire last week, Saturday’s event was largely devoid of attacks on the national Common Core education standards and overhauling entitlement programs. There were far fewer references to tax policy, trade or regulation. Instead, speakers gave full-throated endorsements of their religious beliefs and the role Christianity has played in shaping American values. Speaking at an evangelical church with a large wooden cross near the stage, would-be candidates detailed the role of faith in their life, quoted Biblical passages and gave personal anecdotes about the power of prayer. Mr. Jindal opened his speech by...
  • USCG: one boater rescued, four remain missing in Mobile Bay [regatta capizes by weather]

    04/26/2015 1:23:48 AM PDT · by topher
    Fox News TV 10 Mobile ^ | Posted: Apr 25, 2015 7:25 PM CST | By Liz Kuy, FOX10 Digital Executive Producer
    MOBILE, AL (WALA) - One boater was rescued, but four were still missing as the United States Coast Guard searched the waters of Mobile Bay after sailing vessels participating in a Dauphin Island sailing regatta capsized during a storm. The Coast Guard Sector Mobile received the report at approximately 4:30 p.m. Saturday that the regatta was struck by severe weather causing multiple vessels to capsize and leaving multiple people on the water. The United States Coast Guard said 200 people were on 119 boats during the 57th annual iteration of the Dauphin Island Race.
  • KATHMANDU REGION HIT WITH MAGNITUDE 6.7 AFTERSHOCK

    04/26/2015 1:03:23 AM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 4 replies
    Fox News ^ | 2015-04-26 | Fox News
    - BREAKING NEWS - KATHMANDU REGION HIT WITH MAGNITUDE 6.7 AFTERSHOCK [No further details, yet.]
  • America's Soft Police State

    04/26/2015 12:43:14 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    American Thinker ^ | April 24, 2015 | Mark J. Fitzgibbons
    Today Americans live in a soft police state. We may not sense its severity and doom like runaway slaves or Anne Frank, but the freedoms of the greatest number of Americans have never been more threatened and violated institutionally -- both openly and secretively -- by our own government. The Fourth Amendment, which is the law limiting government power to search and seize our persons and most private property, has been gutted by executive and administrative actions, Congress, and the courts -- the very bodies that were supposed to enforce it on government. This American Bill of Right is based...
  • Baltimore Erupts into Wild Violence and Chaos

    04/26/2015 12:40:21 AM PDT · by Jess Kitting · 9 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | April 26, 2015 | Breitbart
    BALTIMORE, Maryland — Racial protests supposed to be peaceful quickly turned into violent riots on Saturday evening, closing down the city of Baltimore for some time—and creating a panic for thousands of people as just 50 miles away elites in Washington partied with President Barack Obama at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner. Personally, I wasn’t supposed to be on the job tonight as a reporter. After a long news week and as several of my contemporaries lived high on the hog down in D.C. at the so-called “Nerd Prom,” me and my brother left D.C. to go see our Boston...
  • It Turns Out the Gridlock Was All About Harry Reid

    04/26/2015 12:18:31 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 3 replies
    New York Post ^ | April 25, 2015
    Here’s a story you haven’t seen for a while: Congress is working — well, sort of. Better than it had for the previous six years, anyway. The difference? Harry Reid is no longer running the Senate — and Republican Mitch McConnell has made the place far less dysfunctional. Just last week, the Senate cast breakthrough votes on a sex-trafficking bill and the confirmation of attorney-general nominee Loretta Lynch.
  • Jeb Bush power-lunches at the ‘21’ Club

    04/26/2015 12:08:10 AM PDT · by nickcarraway
    New York Post ^ | April 25, 2015 | Stephanie Smith
    Jeb Bush had a paleo-friendly power luncheon at the ‘21’ Club Friday afternoon during a New York fund-raising trip. The presumptive GOP presidential candidate has reportedly lost a whopping 30 pounds in the run-up to an expected campaign run.
  • Scott Walker, prosecutors trade pointed swipes on John Doe

    04/25/2015 11:59:28 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 16 replies
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ^ | April 25, 2015 | By Patrick Marley
    In a swing through the crucial presidential state of Iowa this weekend,Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker took the rare step of lashing out at prosecutors who had probed his campaign by questioning whether their tactics were constitutional.In an equally unusual turn,prosecutors fired back by calling Walker's comments inaccurate,offensive and defamatory—with Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm suggesting Walker could be criminally charged for lying. They said Walker should call for the release of sealed court records so the public could know more about the investigation and raids on people's homes,but Walker gave that notion little heed....The state Supreme Court is now...
  • [VIDEO] Malik Obama interviewed by Director Joel Gilbert (Dreams from My Real Father)

    04/25/2015 11:54:07 PM PDT · by Arthur McGowan · 3 replies
    YouTube ^ | 150422 | Joel Gilbert
    In this "tell all" interview with Director Joel Gilbert, Malik Obama, the "half-brother" of President Obama, reveals his pain and confusion over Barack's shunning of his Kenyan family after becoming President. Malik provides a stunning take on the film, Dreams from My Real Father, stating "Frank Marshall Davis and Barack look alike" and adds that Barack does not look like his father. Malik says he would like a DNA test so the truth can come come out. Malik also states that Barack is "deceptive" and "has not been an honest man.” In the interview, Malik displays an early manuscript he...
  • Canadian town finally admits ‘Land of Rape and Honey’ is not a good slogan

    04/25/2015 11:36:42 PM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 26 replies
    Metro [UK] ^ | 22 Apr 2015 | Oliver Wheaton
    Many towns have questionable names, as the people of Twatt, in Scotland can attest, however surely town slogans are easier to change than town names? This may be why the people from Tisdale, in Saskatchewan, Canada, are finally admitting the fact that their town slogan, ‘The Land of Rape and Honey’, needs updating.Rather than sexual assault, the slogan cites the harvesting of rapeseed which was a large part of the town’s economy many years ago.However, after witnessing hundreds of giggling travellers stopping by the town’s signs to take humorous pictures, Tisdale’s Economic Development Office have created an online survey asking residents if...
  • Curtis Mayfield Estate Gears Up for Soul Icon's 60th Anniversary

    04/25/2015 11:29:00 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 4 replies
    Billbpoard ^ | Gail Mitchell
    The man behind such classics as "Keep on Pushing" and "Superfly" will be the focus of upcoming projects, including new recordings, DVDs & memorabilia. Curtis Mayfield’s storied music career will mark its 60th anniversary next year. To celebrate the occasion -- and Mayfield’s still influential legacy -- the late soul icon’s estate is ramping up multiple projects. The slate includes a website, new recordings, merchandise, DVDs and a documentary. “It’s taken some time to put things in order,” says Altheida Mayfield, Mayfield's widow. “Now it’s time to celebrate and re-evaluate his legacy; to let him touch people’s hearts again. But...
  • Another coyote caught in Manhattan as police track down critter in Battery Park City: officials

    04/25/2015 11:26:03 PM PDT · by EinNYC · 17 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | April 25, 2015 | CAITLIN NOLAN
    Police caught another not-so-wily coyote Saturday morning in lower Manhattan after a nearly hour-long pursuit, officials said. The critter was first spotted around 7:30 a.m. in Battery Park City, police said. Cops quickly responded, chasing after the fast-moving critter on foot and in police cruisers, authorities said. The coyote was eventually cornered near a cafe at North Cove Marina about an hour after being first spotted, cops said. Police shot the animal with tranquilizer darts, placed it in a cage and brought it to Animal Care & Control’s East Harlem facility. It is unclear if the coyote captured Saturday was...
  • Mexican Cartels Try to Create a Market for Meth in New York City

    04/25/2015 11:12:58 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 57 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 4/21/15 | VICTORIA BEKIEMPIS
    Law enforcement agencies have long wondered why methamphetamine, which ravaged so many American communities from the 1990s until the mid-2000s, didn’t take hold in New York City. Because the New York City metropolitan area is the largest illegal drug market in the country, and because demand has been so high elsewhere in the U.S., the city’s law enforcement for decades “has always been anticipating a meth outbreak,” explains James Hunt, special agent in charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s New York Division. “We’ve just never seen it take off to the same degree,” Hunt tells Newsweek. Try Newsweek for only...
  • Israeli planes strike targets in Syria, Arab media report

    04/25/2015 11:11:23 PM PDT · by shove_it · 5 replies
    LATimes ^ | 25 Apr 2015 | BATSHEVA SOBELMAN
    Israeli warplanes struck military targets in Syria early Saturday, according to media reports that were not confirmed by Israeli or Syrian officials. According to Arab media and pro-opposition sources in Syria, the strikes targeted several bases belonging to Syrian missile brigades in the mountainous Qalamoun region near the Syrian-Lebanese border. The targets reportedly were Syrian army brigades said to keep long-range missiles and other strategic weaponry...
  • Girl Who Dattled Cancer Is Dismissed for Missing School

    04/25/2015 11:08:43 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 9 replies
    CBS News ^ | April 24, 2015
    A 12-year-old Michigan girl who just made it through the biggest fight of her life has been dealt another blow. In August 2012, Rose McGrath, of Battle Creek, was diagnosed with leukemia. But last week, her family received a letter from her school that would turn her world upside down. As CBS affiliate WWMT reports, the letter addressed concerns regarding Rose's attendance and academic performance, and stated that Rose had been dismissed from St. Joseph Middle School. "I didn't do anything wrong, but they still got rid of me," Rose said. screen-shot-2015-04-24-at-11-24-21-am.png Rose McGrath WWMT Rose has been with the...
  • Mitch McConnell Builds Case for 2016

    04/25/2015 11:04:26 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 6 replies
    The Hill ^ | 04/22/15 | Alexander Bolton
    Mitch McConnell is building the case that this Senate is much more productive than the last one. The Kentucky Republican, who ascended to majority leader after repeatedly ripping the Democratic-led Senate as “dysfunctional,” has to show that the GOP can govern. If he falls short of that goal, Democrats will likely win back Senate control in 2016. McConnell and his Republican conference got off to a rocky start to the year as they bickered with House GOP lawmakers, most notably over tying funding for the Department of Homeland Security to immigration policy. But now, Senate Republicans are on a bit...
  • Ted Cruz @Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition Summit

    04/25/2015 11:03:06 PM PDT · by Josh Painter · 2 replies
    C-SPAN ^ | April 25 2016 | Ted Cruz
    Ted Cruz remarks to the Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition Spring Summit.
  • Schlafly warns America 'may be at a breaking point already'

    04/25/2015 11:01:10 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    WorldNetDaily ^ | April 26, 2015
    Expected surge of immigrants to push U.S. to 'European model of state control'Only eight short years from now, immigrants will make up a record-high 14.8 percent of the total U.S. population, and longtime conservative leader Phyllis Schlafly views the rising tide of newcomers as a purposeful attack on the country. By the nation’s own president. “It’s deliberate,” Schlafly told WND in an interview. “It’s not any accident. It’s because Obama and his friends are letting all these people in who don’t want to be Americans, who don’t want to speak English.” The Census Bureau projected last month that the U.S....
  • Woman Misdiagnosed With Cerebral Palsy Gets Cure After 33 Years

    04/25/2015 10:57:55 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 2 replies
    CBS News ^ | April 22, 2015 | Paula Cohen
    Jean Sharon Abbott spent nearly all of her life believing she had an incurable condition that left her feeling "trapped" in her own body -- unaware that many of her symptoms could be easily treated with a pill. The 38-year-old Minnesota mother of three was diagnosed as a child with spastic diplegia, a form of cerebral palsy, a neurological disorder that appears early in life and permanently disrupts the brain's ability to control movement and balance. For more than three decades, Abbott says she suffered from debilitating symptoms. "I could barely move my arms or legs to due to the...
  • Texas trade group heads to Cuba (et tu, Texas?)

    04/25/2015 10:45:35 PM PDT · by balch3 · 9 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | April 25, 2015 | AP
    DALLAS (AP) — A Texas delegation is arriving in Cuba with hopes of building a front-of-the-line position for renewed trade with the Caribbean nation long isolated by a U.S. embargo. The Dallas Morning News (http://bit.ly/1IX4MDi ) reports the delegation landing in Havana on Sunday is the first Texas has sent to Cuba since the U.S. and the communist island nation agreed to restore diplomatic relations. Texas industries with potential to expand trade with Cuba include agriculture, airlines, oil, technology and tourism, said Cynthia Thomas, president of the Dallas-based consulting firm Tri Dimension Strategies and leader of the delegation. "The last...
  • "One Name, One Flock, One Shepherd" (Sermon, Fourth Sunday of Easter; Acts 4:1-12, John 10:11-18)

    04/25/2015 10:44:09 PM PDT · by Charles Henrickson · 3 replies
    stmatthewbt.org ^ | April 26, 2015 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    “One Name, One Flock, One Shepherd” (Acts 4:1-12; John 10:11-18)Today is the Fourth Sunday of Easter, also known as “Good Shepherd Sunday,” the day in the church year every year when the propers--that is, the various parts of the service--revolve around Jesus as our Good Shepherd. The Holy Gospel is always a portion of John 10, in which Jesus calls himself the Good Shepherd. The Psalm is always the 23rd Psalm, “The Lord is my shepherd.” The Hymn of the Day, which we just sang, is “The King of Love My Shepherd Is.” And so on. This theme of the...
  • Mattel Dumps "SeaWorld Trainer Barbie" Amid Animal Rights Backlash

    04/25/2015 10:42:53 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 6 replies
    NBC San Diego ^ | Saturday, Apr 25, 2015
    “SeaWorld Trainer Barbie” is going to need to freshen up her resume. A Mattel spokesperson has confirmed that the company has ceased production of the doll and the rest of its SeaWorld-related merchandise. "We're not making the doll anymore," Alex Clark told NBC News. "Consumers may find it on retail shelves but we are not shipping and not producing the doll." Clark didn’t name a specific motivation behind the move. "A number of factors go into a decision like that," he said. "Their licensing deal expired and we've elected not to renew it." However, Mattel’s decision follows a growing backlash...
  • USS Midway Marks Vietnam War Anniversary With Exhibits, Ceremonies

    04/25/2015 10:33:08 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 4 replies
    NBC San Diego ^ | Friday, Apr 24, 2015 | Bridget Naso
    Vietnam veterans from around the country are in San Diego to mark the 40th anniversary of the Vietnam War on April 30. On Friday, many took private tours of USS Midway and were able to see locations that are off limits to the general public. Veteran Pete Dunn, who is making his first return to the ship since the war, said the experience took them back to 1975. “It just brought back so many memories of being in that hot fire room," he said. The minimum temperature was like 120.” On Sunday, a commemorative event will be held to mark...
  • Google Executive Identified in Deadly Mount Everest Avalanche

    04/25/2015 10:27:42 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 16 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | Vince Cestone
    A Google executive has been confirmed dead in an avalanche at Mount Everest triggered by a massive magnitude-7.8 earthquake in Nepal, the Mountain View internet company said. Google issued a statement Saturday confirming the death of Google "X" privacy executive Dan Fredinburg. "Sadly, we lost one of our own in this tragedy," the statement said in part. "Dan Fredinburg a long-time member of the Privacy organization in Mountain View, was in Nepal with three other Googlers, hiking Mount Everest. He has passed away. The other three Googlers with him are safe and we are working to get them home quickly."...
  • John Galt Hates Ben Bernanke

    04/25/2015 10:24:41 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 1 replies
    New York Times ^ | APRIL 3, 2015 | Paul Krugman
    Ah: I see that there was a Twitter exchange among Brad DeLong, James Pethokoukis, and others over why Republicans don’t acknowledge that Ben Bernanke helped the economy, and claim credit. Pethokoukis — who presumably gets to talk to quite a few Republicans from his perch at AEI — offers a fairly amazing explanation: B/c many view BB as enabling Obama’s spending and artificially propping up debt-heavy economy in need of Mellon-esque liquidation Yep: that dastardly Bernanke was preventing us from having a financial crisis, curse him. Actually, there’s a lot of evidence that this was an important part of the...
  • ‘Water Gandhi’ of India Turns Dust Bowls Into Lush Villages Using Ancient Ways

    04/25/2015 10:17:04 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    Good News Network ^ | March 22, 2015 | Staff
    A $150,000 prize has been awarded to the “Water Gandhi of India” for his wildly successful work that turns abandoned, impoverished “dust bowls” into lush villages bustling with life again using an ancient method of rainwater harvesting. For teaching thousands of villagers in India’s most arid region how to build earthen dams to catch the monsoon rains and revitalize their land, Rajendra Singh was honored Friday with the 2015 Stockholm Water Prize. 30 years ago, Singh went to the poverty-stricken state of Rajasthan with the aim of setting up health clinics. He was told by villagers, however, that their greatest...
  • Education Secretary: Parents Who Opt Out Of Common Core are Racist – “Feds Will Step In” If Opt

    04/25/2015 10:05:42 PM PDT · by Nachum · 28 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | 4/25/15 | Sundance
    Education Secretary Arnie Duncan is reminding parents in America “that all your children belong to them”. In a not-so-very veiled threat Secretary Duncan states the Federal Government will step in if parents continue to opt their children out of Common Core testing. (Via Doug Ross Journal) Secretary of Education Arne Duncan issued a veiled threat to the parents and students who choose to opt out of Common Core testing – The Feds “have an obligation to step in.” Federal law, under No Child Left Behind, requires 95 percent of students in a state to take the annual standardized tests in...
  • Beijing eyes bigger arms exports after Pakistan deal, experts say

    04/25/2015 9:54:02 PM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 2 replies
    South China Morning Post ^ | 04/26/2015 | Angela Meng and Minnie Chan
    Vows by China and Pakistan to deepen security and defence ties will reinforce Beijing's ambitions to increase its arms exports, which could create unease among some countries in the region, especially India, security experts say. President Xi Jinping made his first state visit to Pakistan last week and met Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif, with the sides agreeing to boost their partnership to "all-weather levels". The two nations also decided to step up dialogue between their armed forces, and expand cooperation in defence technology and production. Three weeks before Xi departed for the trip, Sharif approved a US$5 billion deal to...
  • CNN To Viewers: Check Twitter If You Want The News So Bad

    04/25/2015 9:39:09 PM PDT · by absentee · 20 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | 4/25/15 | Caleb Howe
    http://youtu.be/AWpDxX5uDuU Twitter started buzzing just before the President spoke at tonight's White House Correspondents Dinner, claiming that CNN was telling their viewers who wanted the news, particularly about the rioting in Baltimore, that they could totally get that news. From, you know, Twitter. CNN Political Commentator Errol Louis addresses the elephant on the computer screen. "This is always about choices, right? I mean you know, you have to make a decision, what are you gonna do with this two hours of time. And we, you know, CNN made it's decisions, and is sticking to it's plan and so forth," says...
  • Why Are Two Wealthy Gay Men Hosting a Benefit for Ted Cruz? Israel.

    04/25/2015 9:34:40 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 43 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | April 26, 2015 | Jay Michaelson
    The LGBT community is threatening boycotts and canceling benefits. The hidden reason is the GOP’s Israel strategy.If you’ve ever been to Fire Island Pines, one of the leading gay utopias on the planet, you know that there isn’t much to do. There’s only one commercial center with a couple of stores, a bar, and a hotel. And yet, in less than 24 hours, over 4,000 people have said they’re going to boycott it. The reason? It’s owned by Ian Reisner and Mati Weiderpass, the self-described “prominent NYC hotel owners” who recently hosted a “fireside chat” with Republican presidential candidate Ted...
  • U.S. Constitution’s Preamble Upholds Traditional Marriage

    04/25/2015 9:19:07 PM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 35 replies
    http://www.crisismagazine.com ^ | April 22, 2015 | DENNIS BONNETTE
    On April 28, the United States Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on Obergefell v. Hodges and three other cases, testing the constitutionality of state bans on same-sex “marriage” and state refusals to recognize existing same-sex “marriages.” The outcome may well impose same-sex “marriage” on the entire United States of America, much as Roe v. Wade imposed abortion on demand upon the entire nation in 1973. Such another sweeping “exercise in raw judicial power” (to cite Justice Byron White’s famous dissent in Roe) would be, in large part, based upon claims, rooted in the Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution,...
  • DOT requirements for a construction truck and trailer.

    04/25/2015 9:05:17 PM PDT · by enduserindy · 7 replies
    www.freerepublic.com ^ | 4/25/2015 | self
    I have a growing construction business and am thinking about using an extended cab long bed truck with a 14' enclosed trailer for tools. I currently use a Chevy Express van. I wanted the truck so I could haul material or debris while leaving the trailer onsite. The combined weight of the truck and trailer will be over the 10,001 lbs limit and require DOT numbers. I know about inspection requirements but what about fees and insurance requirements? I have commercial vehicle insurance but I will have to up my weight for policy ratings. Is it worth it to have...
  • Germany pushes climate insurance for developing countries

    04/25/2015 8:52:10 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 12 replies
    EurActiv ^ | 22/04/2015 - 16:28 | Nicole Sagener (translated by Samuel White)
    Catastrophic droughts, floods and heatwaves: climate change is making environmental disasters increasingly common. Environment Minister Barbara Hendricks wants the G7 to look at insurance policies as an alternative to traditional development aid. […] Supporters of the idea say such insurance policies present a sustainable alternative to traditional aid funds, as they would shift the emphasis from cleaning up after natural disasters towards preventing them from occurring.Berlin is making its move. Barbara Hendricks plans to use Germany’s G7 presidency to pave the way for the entry of climate change insurance into mainstream environmental and development policy, and climate protection is high...
  • Thirty-six thousand baseball fans penned in Baltimore stadium as Freddie Gray protests turn violent

    04/25/2015 8:40:09 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 71 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | Apr 25th 2015
    Protests to demand answers in the case of Freddie Gray, the 25-year-old black man died in Baltimore Police custody last week, descended into chaos on Saturday night. After a few hours of peaceful demonstrations, scores of rowdy protesters crowded outside Camden Yards, where the Baltimore Orioles beat the Boston Red Sox in ten innings. Spectators at the game, with a reported attendance of 36,757, were told that they could not leave the baseball stadium until cleared to do so by police, who allowed them to exit shortly after 10pm when the game ended.
  • California drought tests strength of Gold Rush-era water rights

    04/25/2015 8:38:02 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 3 replies
    sacbee.com ^ | David Siders and Jim Miller -
    Earlier this year, the State Water Resources Control Board ordered more than 1,000 property owners to prove their water rights. This month, the board warned claim holders to expect curtailments of their ability to divert water from rivers and streams. The actions are significant because they include the state’s most senior water rights holders – those claimed before California established its permitting process in 1914. “The rules are changing,” Forbes said. “They’re shaking us down.” Throughout California, there are more than 14,000 statements of diversion and use that reflect riparian and pre-1914 water rights, according to the most recent information...
  • Israel Sends Humanitarian Search, Rescue, Medical Team To Nepal

    04/25/2015 8:34:35 PM PDT · by IsraelBeach · 4 replies
    Israel News Agency ^ | April 25, 2015 | Joel Leyden
    By Joel Leyden Israel News AgencyJerusalem, Israel — April 25, 2015 … Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, following the lethal earthquake in Nepal and nearby areas, held an assessment of the situation, via telephone, with Israel Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman and Israel Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon. It was agreed to dispatch – as soon as possible – a rescue delegation including medical support. The humanitarian delegation will land near the affected zone and make its preparations until it becomes possible to land in Nepal. Israelis in the affected zone will receive the means necessary to return to Israel. The Prime...
  • Obama Welcomes Anger Translator Luther for Epic WHCD Speech

    04/25/2015 8:22:10 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies
    Mediaite ^ | April 25, 2015 | Matt Wilstein
    President Barack Obama delivered his seventh speech to the White House Correspondents’ Association Saturday night. After a short montage parodying his interviews with BuzzFeed and YouTube stars, the president launched into his annual stand-up set. “Welcome to the fourth quarter of my presidency,” Obama said, adding that he feels more “loose and relaxed than ever” with less than two years left in office. The president said he doesn’t have a “bucket list,” but does have something that rhymes with that. “Take executive action on immigration? Bucket.” “Being president is never easy,” Obama said. “I still have to fix a broken...
  • The Johns Hopkins Chick-fil-A Ban and the Coming Gay-Marriage Witch Hunt

    04/25/2015 8:01:12 PM PDT · by Republican Wildcat · 39 replies
    National Review ^ | 04/22/2015 | ANDREW GUERNSEY
    A new spirit of intolerance has arisen on the Johns Hopkins University campus, and conservative Christians are the targets. The JHU student government’s vote this week to ban any hypothetical future Chick-fil-A outlet from campus because of the company owner’s support for traditional marriage, coming on the heels of the JHU Spring Fair’s censorship of a pro-life fetal-model display as “disturbing” and “triggering,” sends a clear message that students who disagree with liberal orthodoxy are not welcome on the Hopkins campus. The student government’s vote went beyond merely expressing support for same-sex marriage. The Chick-fil-A ban seeks to introduce unprecedented...
  • Outbreak of Transgenderism Stories - A Coordinated Culture War Move

    04/25/2015 7:54:38 PM PDT · by tbw2 · 33 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 04/24/2015 | Leo Hohmann
    The establishment media has suddenly gone ga-ga over transgenders. Whether it’s Bruce Jenner’s prime-time interview with Diane Sawyer to discuss his “journey” from a 1976 Olympic decathlon stud to surgery- and drug-induced womanhood, or teary-eyed parents waxing softly about their child’s difficult but rewarding transformation from one sex to another, the American public is about to be inundated with journalistic stories, TV shows, books, movies and ads promoting transgenderism. Like all good propaganda campaigns, it starts in the schools.
  • Conservative Rep: GOP Leaders Are Caving To Obama’s Will

    04/25/2015 7:46:41 PM PDT · by markomalley · 32 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 4/25/15 | Ginni Thomas
    As President Obama and Democrats in Congress continue acting like they didn’t lose last November, Ohio Republican Rep. Jim Jordan worries, “We are not using the powers of the legislative branch, as we should.” A December poll by Pat Caddell indicated a growing rift between Republican leaders and their base, with expectations that a strengthened Republican Congress would fight against Obamacare, amnesty and the president’s excessive use of power.For the most astute activists fighting executive amnesty, March 3 was a defining moment in the battle against egregious presidential actions, when the House passed homeland security funding stripping the provision to...
  • Free meals feed hungry Watsonville students, but compete for class time

    04/25/2015 7:39:21 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 17 replies
    Santa Cruz Sentinel ^ | 04/25/15 | Kara Guzman
    WATSONVILLE >> A free breakfast program in Pajaro Valley classrooms feeds hungry low-income children, but costs teachers precious instructional time with low-performing students.
  • Jindal warns corporate America at Iowa faith event ["don't side with the leftists"]

    04/25/2015 7:37:48 PM PDT · by markomalley · 17 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 4/25/15 | Sean Higgins
    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal warned "corporate America" Saturday that it needed to "be careful" and not ally itself with liberals on cultural issues. Jindal, a 2016 Republican presidential hopeful, issued the warning in a speech at a multi-candidate event in West Des Moines, Iowa.While many at the event argued that the Christian faith was being antagonized from both the cultural left and government entities, Jindal added a third entity that is usually seen as being on the side of conservatives, big business. He cited the recent controversies in Indiana and other states over adoption of religious freedom bills liberals opposed...
  • Former DISA comptroller alleges retaliation [anti-deficiency act violations]

    04/25/2015 7:25:31 PM PDT · by markomalley · 4 replies
    Federal Computer Week ^ | 4/24/15 | Sean Lyngaas
    The Defense Information Systems Agency's former comptroller has accused the agency of demoting him after he reported accounting practices he believed were potentially illegal. "I went from comptroller to currently I'm sitting in an eight-by-ten office … and I've been told by [DISA Director Lt. Gen. Ronnie Hawkins] I'm not to communicate, for any business reasons, with the agency while I'm under this so-called detail," Jimaye Sones, who was DISA comptroller from 2005 to 2013, told FCW in an exclusive interview. Sones has alleged that, starting in the fall of 2012, he began warning DISA's leadership that the agency risked...
  • Obama’s Brother Says Barack Is ‘Cold And Ruthless…Dishonest And A Schemer’

    04/25/2015 7:23:13 PM PDT · by entropy12 · 49 replies
    foxnews ^ | April 25, 2015 | Ashley Edwardson
    film maker Joel Gilbert, who produced the film “Dreams from My Real Father,” (which suggested that Obama’s Communist mentor, Frank Marshall Davis, may be his real father) talks to President Obama’s brother Malik, who has some very strong views about his half-brother – including his own doubts as to Obama’s parentage. Malik says, he feels “Disappointed, disappointed, used, used and also betrayed. In the beginning, I didn’t think that he was a schemer. His real character, his real personality, the real him, is coming out now.”
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 04-26-15, Fourth Sunday of Easter, Good Shepherd Sunday

    04/25/2015 7:14:49 PM PDT · by Salvation · 25 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 04-26-15 | Revised New American Bible
    April 26, 2015Fourth Sunday of Easter    Reading 1 Acts 4:8-12 Peter, filled with the Holy Spirit, said:“Leaders of the people and elders:If we are being examined todayabout a good deed done to a cripple,namely, by what means he was saved,then all of you and all the people of Israel should knowthat it was in the name of Jesus Christ the Nazoreanwhom you crucified, whom God raised from the dead;in his name this man stands before you healed.He is the stone rejected by you, the builders,which has become the cornerstone.There is no salvation through anyone else,nor is there any...
  • Fans of the Baltimore Orioles asked to remain(Breaking)

    04/25/2015 7:13:31 PM PDT · by Trueblackman · 86 replies
    Vanity | 25 April 2015 | Trueblackman
    According to Fox 5 in DC, fans at tonight's Baltimore Orioles were asked by the City's Mayor via message board to remain inside the ballpark due to an ongoing safety concerns as protestors remain in the streets from earlier protest.
  • The Disgraceful Republican Cave-in on Loretta Lynch

    04/25/2015 7:13:25 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 56 replies
    The National Review ^ | April 25, 2015 | Andrew C. McCarthy
    Voting to confirm an attorney general who won’t uphold the Constitution isn’t a way to inspire confidence among conservatives.Hillary Clinton didn’t have such a bad week after all. Sure, she’s reeling from the latest unseemly revelations about the Clinton Foundation family piggy bank. But they’re only marginally worse than earlier unseemly revelations about the Clinton Foundation. They are roughly on par with the revelations about how Mrs. Clinton obstructed Congress’s Benghazi investigations by purging her unlawful private e-mail system, which was worse than her obstruction of the State Department’s Benghazi investigation. Yet it may not have been as bad as...
  • C-SPAN on our changing views on guns, Bloomberg's group explains why they won’t debate

    04/25/2015 7:12:21 PM PDT · by richardb72 · 8 replies
    Crime Prevention Research Center ^ | April 25, 2015 | John Lott
    From C-SPAN: “John Lott talked about the new study put out by Pew Research Center which finds that support for gun rights have increased and, for the first time, protecting gun rights is more important than controlling ownership.” Lott was originally supposed to be on for an hour to discuss these issues with Ted Alcorn, the research director for Michael Bloomberg’s Everytown. But he would not appear at the same time and insisted that he be allowed to appear after me. This is from the end of Lott’s appearance on C-SPAN.
  • Females In Ranger School Hack Off Hair To Maintain Equality

    04/25/2015 7:08:04 PM PDT · by markomalley · 40 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 4/25/15 | Jonah Bennett
    To assuage fears that different standards will apply to men and women in Ranger School, women have been required to sport short haircuts, as well.“The standard for the Ranger course is for students to have the shortest haircut authorized by AR 670-1,” Col. William Butler, deputy commandant of the U.S. Army Infantry School, told Army Times.The idea is to maintain strict standards of hygiene. Short hair makes it much easier to spot ticks. Women are not allowed to have hair extending more than one inch from the scalp. If there are any bangs, they may not fall below the eyebrows.Nineteen...