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  • Sinead O'Connor Allegedly Posts Possible Suicide Note on Facebook Page

    11/29/2015 11:32:47 AM PST · by windcliff · 17 replies
    Billboard ^ | 11-29-15 | Karen Bliss
    UPDATE: Sinead O'Connor is reportedly "safe and sound" and receiving medical assistance, according to Irish police. A distressing update appeared on Sinead O'Connor's Facebook page on Sunday (Nov. 29). The status, which comes from her verified Facebook page and appears to have been written by the singer-songwriter, includes the sentence, "I have taken an overdose" and reads like a possible suicide note. She added she is staying at a hotel room in Ireland under a different name. Over the past 24 hours, there have been a series of disturbing posts on her Facebook, stemming from a battle with Irish folk...
  • Georgia fires coach Mark Richt after 15 seasons

    11/29/2015 11:24:31 AM PST · by Perdogg · 8 replies
    Georgia has fired coach Mark Richt, according to various reports. ESPN.com’s Mark Schlabach was the first to report the move. Georgia will hold a press conference on Monday. Richt was 145-51 in 15 seasons with the Bulldogs, including a 9-3 record this year. The Bulldogs defeated Georgia Tech on Saturday to end the regular season
  • The Aria of Donald J Trump - aka "Trumpanera"

    11/29/2015 11:24:26 AM PST · by libh8er · 4 replies
    Youtube ^ | Hugh Atkin
  • Girls about town! Sasha and Malia hit the shops with dad as he buys 'Diary of Wimpy Kid' [truncated]

    11/29/2015 11:24:02 AM PST · by Rockitz · 14 replies
    DailyMail.com ^ | 29 November 2015 | Associated Press and Dailymail.com Reporters
    President Barack Obama took his teenage daughters Malia and Sasha shopping on Saturday for books and a sweet treat to promote Small Business Saturday, an annual event designed to boost holiday shopping at mom-and-pop shops. In the tiny Upshur Street Books in northwest Washington, the casually dressed Obama and his daughters browsed for books with the help of the store manager, Anna Thorn. The post-Thanksgiving book-browsing outing has become an annual tradition for the First Family.
  • The Villages Tea Party Interviews Kris “Tanto” Paronto (Benghazi) [Videos]

    11/29/2015 11:20:40 AM PST · by Randall_S · 1 replies
    USA Transnational Report ^ | November 29, 2015 | USA Transnational Report
    Our friends at The Villages Tea Party just hosted hero Kris "Tanto" Paronto. KRIS "TANTO" PARONTO Former Ranger, 2nd Battalion, 75th Regiment Security and Military Consultant Hero of Benghazi Attack Kris Paronto - "Tanto" as he is affectionately known in security contracting circles - is a former Army Ranger from 2nd Battalion 75th Ranger Regiment and private security contractor who has deployed throughout South America, Central America, the Middle East and North Africa. He also worked with the US Government's Global Response Staff conducting low profile security in high threat environments throughout the world. Mr. Paronto was part the CIA...
  • Egyptian Sheikhs Lead Islamization Campaign in Africa: Jesus is the Slave of Allah and His Messenger

    11/29/2015 11:20:00 AM PST · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 5 replies
    MEMRI TV ^ | 11/2015
    Egyptian cleric Wahid Abd Al-Salam Bali has led several Islamization delegations in Africa in recent years. The delegations, consisting mostly of Egyptian preachers, have toured the Islamic nations of Malawi, Uganda, Tanzania, and Ghana, and preached Islam to mostly Christian rural communities. According to Sheikh Bali's Facebook page, a 7-day campaign in Malawi in November 2015 yielded 4,379 new converts. It is noteworthy that the proselytizing sheikhs have modified the shahada recitation, in light of the mostly Christian target audience. To the customary "I attest that there is no god but Allah and that Muhammad is His Messenger," they have...
  • Obama doesn't care about innocent life

    11/29/2015 11:18:56 AM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 1 replies
    American Irony ^ | 11-29-15 | The Looking Spoon
  • Woo hoo!! Working on the last $10k!! Let's wrap this baby up!! [FReepathon thread]

    11/29/2015 11:15:23 AM PST · by Jim Robinson · 12 replies
    Woo hoo!! Working on the last $10k!! Let's wrap this baby up!! We're on a mission from God. We're putting the country back together!! Your loyal support makes Free Republic possible and your continuing participation makes FR the number one pro-life, pro-family, conservative forum on the Net!! And we are going to need FR now more than ever to combat the current crop of Marxists and progressives who have infested our government and public institutions and who are dead set on destroying the final remnants of our cherished constitution and our precious God-given liberty!! Every day that the America-hating traitors...
  • A 7th Grader Wouldn’t Back Down When Her Teacher Told Her to Deny God. Then Came the Backlash.

    11/29/2015 11:13:35 AM PST · by amorphous · 25 replies
    Independent Journal ^ | 28 Nov 2015 | Jed Smith
    A Texas girl spoke out after her teacher alleged made her say "God is a myth," has experienced fallout for standing up for herself and her beliefs. Twelve-year-old Jordan Wooley says she has been bullied and told to kill herself following media coverage of her story. It started when Wooley's teacher assigned a quiz at Katy, Texas's West Memorial Junior High School asking students to label statements as "fact, assertion, or opinion." Statements included "America is the most free country on Earth," and "there is a God." Jordan labeled the latter as "fact,' and her teacher told her to mark...
  • Netanyahu orders: 'Break contact' with European Union

    11/29/2015 11:12:49 AM PST · by Nachum · 10 replies
    inn ^ | 11/29/15 | Nitzan Kider
    Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has instructed the Foreign Ministry to reassess its involvement with European Union (EU) institutions regarding the political process with the Palestinians. Until the assessment is completed, Prime Minister Netanyahu ordered the suspension of all political contact with EU institutions and representatives on the issue.
  • Extinction is key to terrestrial vertebrate diversity, new research reveals

    11/29/2015 11:11:30 AM PST · by JimSEA · 5 replies
    Science Daily ^ | 11/23/2015 | University of Lincoln
    Periods of high extinction on Earth, rather than evolutionary adaptations, may have been a key driver in the diversification of amniotes (today's dominant land vertebrates, including reptiles, birds, and mammals), according to new research published in Scientific Reports. The new study reveals that mass extinctions among some groups of amniotes coincide with numerous and large diversifications in other closely related groups. Conducted by scientists from the Museum für Naturkunde in Berlin, Germany, and the University of Lincoln, UK, the research challenges commonly held views that support a relationship between the evolution of "key innovations" in a group and the rapid...
  • Lord’s Prayer Ad Rejected by UK Movie Theaters [semi-satire]

    11/29/2015 11:10:46 AM PST · by John Semmens · 1 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 29 Nov 2015 | John Semmens
    A 60-second video featuring various Christians reciting the Lord's Prayer was rejected by Digital Cinema Media (DCM). The short advertisement was produced by the Church of England and intended for airing in front of the new Star Wars movie as part of the Church's campaign to broadcast religious values to a broader audience. DCM spokesman Christopher Kirk cited "a clash of values" as the reason for rejecting the ad. "Anyone who has been following trends in the film industry cannot fail to note that the message contained in this prayer is at odds with the major themes of the entertainment...
  • Low Oil Prices Hammer Saudi Arabia Budget

    11/29/2015 11:09:06 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 11 replies
    valuewalk.com ^ | 11/26/2015 | Brendan Byrne
    Continued low oil prices and the war in Yemen have hit Saudi Arabia's budget so hard it is creating a special office to oversee government spending and cut waste. On Monday, the Saudi Press Agency published an item noting that Saudi Arabia was "willing to cooperate with OPEC and non-OPEC producers" to maintain a "stable" oil market. WTI retook $42, however analysts remain pretty pessimistic about hopes that the Gulf OPEC nations are in any mood to restrict production, which is hurting budgets but helping with certain political objectives, such as killing US shale and hurting arch-enemy, Iran. In a...
  • Something Is Moving Out There

    11/29/2015 11:08:03 AM PST · by windhover · 16 replies
    Vanity | 11/29/2015 | Windhover
    As the Grand Old Party emerged from the Whigs at a time of great national crisis; so we see an, as yet unnamed, political reordering of the American Body Politic going on at this moment of great national danger and upheaval. This has far less to do With Donald Trump, as a candidate and populous rage; than an electorate in great fear of losing control of their culture, their national foundations, and their lives; to enemies within, and barbarians without. Americans have rarely felt this unprotected. I do not misspeak. Even at the start of WW 11 (which I do...
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    11/29/2015 10:59:14 AM PST · by Faith · 3 replies
    November 29, 2015 | Faith
    In those days, and at that time, will I cause the Branch of righteousness to grow up unto David, and He shall execute judgment and righteousness in the land. Jeremiah 33:15
  • Syrian Church Leader: Christians Have No Support, West Has Betrayed Us

    11/29/2015 10:52:45 AM PST · by detective · 10 replies
    The Christian Post ^ | November 26, 2015 | Stoyan Zaimov
    A Syrian Catholic Church leader recently condemned both U.S. foreign policy and Western media for ignoring Christian persecution and worsening the conflict in Iraq and Syria. "Innocent people, especially Christians, have no support. The West has betrayed us," Patriarch Ignace Joseph III Younan told Egyptian Catholic magazine Le Messager last week.
  • My Donald will be best president ever says Trump's wife Melania

    11/29/2015 10:50:42 AM PST · by Libloather · 35 replies
    The Australian ^ | 11/28/15 | Ben Hoyle
    In a presidential campaign of mould-breaking idiosyncrasy, Donald Trump struck a rare conventional note this week when he paraded his wife and children before the American people two days before Thanksgiving. Introducing them at a rally in South Carolina, the billionaire property mogul and reality TV star announced: "I haven't done this yet. I brought my family, OK? I brought my family." His third wife, Melania, a former model from Slovenia who is 24 years his junior, spoke 16 words to the crowd. "Good evening. Isn't he the best? He will be the best president ever," she said. "We love...
  • Man arrested on suspicion of abusing Hickman student

    11/29/2015 10:42:48 AM PST · by Impala64ssa · 29 replies
    Columbia police on Wednesday arrested a 53-year-old man who allegedly pulled a teenage family member out of Hickman High School by her hair and slapped her. Police re-sponded at 3 p.m. Tuesday to the school, 1104 N. Providence Road, for a child abuse call, Officer Latisha Stroer said in an email. Youssif Z. Omar was at the school and noticed a 14-year-old female family member was not wearing a hijab, a traditional headscarf that some Muslim women wear. Omar became irate, Stroer said, grabbed the girl “very violently by the hair” and pulled her outside and down a flight of...
  • "Savoy Christmas Medley" Debroy Somers Band from 1929

    11/29/2015 10:40:13 AM PST · by Arthur McGowan · 3 replies
    YouTube ^ | 1929 | Debroy Somers
    "Savoy Christmas Medley" is played by the Debroy Somers Band (a British dance band).
  • Will Turkey’s and Egypt’s loss be Israel’s gain?

    Israel's Ministry of Tourism is incentivising Russia's travel trade in a bid to redirect Russian tourists who have been deterred from travel to Turkey and Egypt to come to its Eilat resorts on the Red Sea primarily, but also to the Mediterranean in the Tel Aviv region. The Ministry has earmarked an extra ILS10m ($2.6m) to an existing campaign targeting Russians, according to Michal Gerstler, a spokesperson for the ministry. The additional funds follow the latest developments of a Russian fighter jet downed this week affecting travel to Turkey and a ban on Russians going to Egypt after a Russian...
  • Father of three dies in Back of the Yards shooting during holiday visit (protest not required)

    11/29/2015 10:37:35 AM PST · by Libloather · 7 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 11/29/15 | Megan Crepeau
    A woman stood at the corner of Garfield Boulevard and Union Avenue early Sunday morning and called 911. Send an ambulance now, said LaTonya Taylor. Someone was shot hours ago, and he was still in the car. "He got shot at 12:30," she said. Her voice was steady and deliberate. "I want to know why he's still sitting here." Yes, she said, police were there already, at least 20 officers. But the person shot might be her son, and he was still in the crashed car. She listened for a moment and hung up.
  • Donald Trump compared to Hitler in new Republican attack ad [Kasich for America add a Laugher]

    11/29/2015 10:34:56 AM PST · by GonzoII · 29 replies
    ibtimes.co ^ | November 29, 2015 | Taku Dzimwasha
    "You might not care if Donald Trump says Muslims should register with their government, because you're not one," says Moe over ominous music, before going on to list other groups targeted by the former The Apprentice presenter. The colonel concludes: "But think about this: If he keeps going, and he actually becomes president, he might just get around to you. And you better hope there's someone left to help you."
  • Swing Low It Me

    11/29/2015 10:31:03 AM PST · by Revski · 6 replies
    Revski (o7jimmy) Youtube Ministy ^ | 11/29/2015 | Revski (o7jimmy)
    Jimmy in the tool shed. :)
  • Burger King manager: Chicago cops erased shooting video

    11/29/2015 10:23:48 AM PST · by ScottWalkerForPresident2016 · 19 replies
    CBS News ^ | 11/29/2015 | AP
    CHICAGO - A Burger King manager who accuses Chicago police of erasing surveillance video in the case of a black teenager shot last year by a white officer says he has testified before a federal grand jury investigating the shooting. It's not clear what that video might have shown, but the accusation of tampering has fueled the anger of protesters who say the city, the police and local prosecutors have mishandled the case. After months of refusals, the city released police squad car video of the shooting on Tuesday in response to a judge's order. But both the police chief...
  • Univ. of Missouri prof arrested for dragging hijab-less teenage girl by the hair

    11/29/2015 10:20:33 AM PST · by Rusty0604 · 60 replies
    The College Fix ^ | 11/29/2015 | College Fix Staff
    Youssif Zaghwani Omar, an assistant professor at the University of Missouri, was arrested on suspicion of child abuse this past week for “allegedly grabbing a 14-year-old female relative by the hair and dragging her into a car after he noticed she wasn’t wearing a hijab.” Omar was at a local high school when he saw the girl without the Muslim headscarf. The Daily Mail reports: Officer Latisha Stroer told the Columbia Tribune in an email that Omar grabbed the girl ‘very violently by the hair’. He then allegedly slapped her across the face, and pulled her by the hair down...
  • Turkey recovers body of pilot from downed Russian jet

    11/29/2015 10:08:51 AM PST · by amorphous · 9 replies
    Reuters ^ | 29 Nov 2015 | Dasha Afanasieva and Lidia Kelly
    Turkey recovered the body of a Russian pilot from northern Syria and presented it to Russian diplomats on Sunday, five days after shooting down his warplane in an incident that wrecked relations between two of the main powers involved in Syria's war. A coffin carrying Oleg Peshkov arrived by ambulance on the tarmac of Hatay Airport in southern Turkey near the Syrian border, a Reuters photographer said. It was flown to the capital Ankara, where according to Russia's RIA news agency it was met at an airfield by Moscow's ambassador and military attache. The Russian embassy declined to comment and...
  • THE JACKI DAILY Show! Listen live at 2PM Eastern!<P>

    11/29/2015 10:05:27 AM PST · by RaceBannon
    The Jacki Daily Show ^ | 11/29/15 | The Jacki Daily Show
    THE JACKI DAILY Show! Listen live at 2PM Eastern! Now playing also on station KWEL in Midland-Odessa! The host of the Jacki Daily show has had an impressive career in energy, law, and politics.Most recently, Jacki served as General Counsel to an engineering firm specializing in energy, national security and environmental cleanup. Previously, she served many years as legal counsel on Capitol Hill to the Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Constitution and the former Ranking Member of the Commercial and Administrative Law Subcommittee, advising on the oversight of federal agencies. Prior to her career in Washington, she worked as...
  • Andrea Mitchell:Trump Is "Lighting Fires,Turning People Against People"

    11/29/2015 10:01:24 AM PST · by Biggirl · 69 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | November 29, 2015 | Pam Key
    Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” after an interview in which Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump strongly stood by his claims thousands of American Muslims celebrated on 9/11, veteran chief foreign affairs correspondent for NBC News Andrea Mitchell accused Trump of “turning people against people.”
  • Anyone know a good conservative business/finance website?

    11/29/2015 10:00:13 AM PST · by con-surf-ative · 21 replies
    Looking for substantive business and financial content.
  • Fourth Turning - Social & Cultural Distress Dividing The Nation (20% of households on food stamps)

    11/29/2015 9:58:32 AM PST · by GilGil · 13 replies
    ZeroHedge ^ | 11/28/2015 | Tyler Durden
    There is nothing more volatile to societal stability than millions of unemployed men, growing angry and resentful towards the ruling class for their lot in life. A simmering rage is bubbling below the surface as 20% of American households rely on food stamps to survive, the percentage of Americans in the labor force stands at a four decade low... The rise of Donald Trump and Ben Carson in the early polls for Republican presidential candidate is being fueled by a rising anger and discontent with the corporate media promoting offensive social agendas, the flaunting of the Constitution by a president...
  • 100 detained after Paris climate conference rally

    11/29/2015 9:50:18 AM PST · by Dave346 · 17 replies
    ABC 7 Chicago ^ | Updated 58 mins ago
    PARIS -- Tens of thousands of people have taken part in rallies around the world on Sunday, calling on leaders to halt climate change on the eve of a major conference in Paris. Because of a state of emergency in France imposed after the Nov. 13 Paris attacks, many of the rallies are taking place outside the country. But French police and activists clashed in Paris, with riot police firing tear gas to disperse protesters throwing projectiles. Here are some of the rallies that took place on Sunday. PARIS Thousands of demonstrators gathered in central Paris and formed a human...
  • A Ted Cruz moment for me

    11/29/2015 9:48:44 AM PST · by Isara · 55 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | Sunday, November 29, 2015 | William A. Jacobson
    The confidence to engage rather than avoid. This video has been around since July. I had heard about it, but never watched it. I’m not sure how, but I stumbled upon it last night.In the video, Ted Cruz’s rally opposing the Iran nuclear deal was interrupted by Medea Benjamin and other Code Pink protesters.Cruz could have reacted many ways. He could have shouted down the people shouting him down. He could have insulted them. He could have had security push them away.But instead, he engaged. That’s what was important to me. The confidence to engage rather than avoid. Standing face...
  • After Colo. shooting, Carson decries "hateful rhetoric"

    11/29/2015 9:45:58 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 34 replies
    CBS News ^ | 11/29/15 | REBECCA KAPLAN
    Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson denounced "hateful rhetoric" across the political spectrum in the wake of a shooting at a Colorado Planned Parenthood facility that left three people dead. Abortion rights supporters have said that such rhetoric has motivated violence against Planned Parenthood clinics around the country. "There is no question that you know hateful rhetoric no matter which side it comes from - right or left - is something that is detrimental to our society," Carson said on CBS' "Face the Nation" Sunday when asked about their claims. "Our strength in this country has traditionally been in our unity....
  • Israel: Russian Aircraft Breached Our Airspace

    11/29/2015 9:42:01 AM PST · by Rusty0604 · 35 replies
    Breitbart Jerusalem ^ | 11/29/2015 | by Joel B. Pollak
    Israeli defense minister Moshe “Bogey” Ya’alon confirmed Sunday that Russian military aircraft, on at least one occasion, have breached Israeli airspace–without confrontation. “When we understood that the Russians were planning to act inside Syria, we immediately met–also the prime minister–with [Russian President Vladimir] Putin, including the [Israeli] chief of staff and the assistant chief of staff…we created an open channel for coordination so as to prevent misunderstandings, because Russian planes are not trying to attack us and therefore it is not necessary to automatically–even if there is a mistake–to shoot them down,” Ya’alon said, according to the Times of Israel....
  • Europe Will Pay Turkey €3 Billion To Halt Refugee Exodus

    11/29/2015 9:41:47 AM PST · by amorphous · 24 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 29 Nov 2015 | Tyler
    In the aftermath of last week's dramatic events which have seen Turkey make a unilateral breach of NATO's unwritten rules of engagement by taking down a Russian jet, coupled with an assault on civil right and expression of speech when two journalists were arrested for exposing Turkish arms smuggling to Syria, culminating with the assassination of a prominent enemy of the state on live TV, one would expect that the "democratic, humanistic" western countries would at least issue a harsh condemnation of Erdogan's behavior. That won't happen: instead, the European Union will pay Turkey $3.2 billion to help it stop...
  • Allan Tweddle: Gun control versus car control

    11/29/2015 9:40:42 AM PST · by rktman · 49 replies
    wvgazettemail.com ^ | 11/29/2015 | Allan Tweddle
    The Second Amendment was written when only single-shot muskets and pistols were available, and they were far more critical in hunting for food than any hunting weapon is today. In 1776, the young nation’s leaders could not afford a standing army, so adopted the Swiss model of requiring certain citizens to be armed to maintain a ready and standby militia, and have the weapons of the day in their possession to enable that militia to assemble quickly if there was an external or internal threat. Hence, that’s what the American Founding Fathers clearly intended the Second Amendment to support. Today,...
  • Coyote enters Laguna Beach home and snatches pet Chihuahua, owners say

    11/29/2015 9:39:34 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 70 replies
    L A Times ^ | Jeremiah Dobruck
    John Fischer, who lives in the 500 block of Oak Street with his wife, said the couple's three Chihuahuas started barking about 7:45 p.m. Fischer, who was in the kitchen, didn't think much of the noise. The dogs were in the bedroom with his week-old granddaughter, and he assumed they were reacting to a visitor they were expecting. But as he left the kitchen, Fischer glimpsed something running out of the bedroom and into the yard. It was a coyote, and it was carrying something. ... Fischer had enough time to see the animal had seized Eloise, an 8-year-old Chihuahua....
  • GOPe Relentlessly Play Shell Game With ObamaCare ... Now Comes: "Lets Prop-Up Rubio Version"

    11/29/2015 9:33:47 AM PST · by smoothsailing · 13 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | 11-28-2015 | sundance
    November 28, 2015GOPe Relentlessly Play Shell Game With ObamaCare ... Now Comes: "Lets Prop-Up Rubio Version" by sundance Oh, we don’t support Obamacare they said. We’ll repeal Obamacare they said. We’ll replace Obamacare with sensible legislation they said. Well, that was prior to the mid-term 2014 election. This story represents an example of how the GOPe manipulate the electorate into thinking the pea is under the middle shell, while their slight of hand is so experienced the pea isn’t actually under any…. If you don’t enmesh yourself in fully understanding the intricate details of how Washington DC is playing “UniParty”...
  • Surprise, Surprise! Some guns used in Paris attacks produced in ex-Yugoslavia’s arsenal.

    11/29/2015 9:32:15 AM PST · by rktman · 12 replies
    gunfreezone.net ^ | 11/29/2015 | unknown
    Some assault rifles used by the Islamic militants in the Nov 13 Paris attacks and later seized in police raids were produced in the former Yugoslavia’s state arsenal, the company’s director said on Saturday. Milojko Brzakovic, director of the Zastava (Banner) Arms factory in the city of Kragujevac in central Serbia, said that they were part of a batch of M70 assault rifles, a improved Yugoslav copy of the Soviet-designed AK47, produced in 1987 and 1988. Source: Some guns used in Paris attacks produced in ex-Yugoslavia’s arsenal | Reuters Wait! That cannot be! The Liberal Think Tanks were chomping at...
  • Germany to send 1,200 soldiers to Syria to support fight against Islamic State

    11/29/2015 9:29:54 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 29 replies
    telegraph.co.uk ^ | 3:43PM GMT 29 Nov 2015 | Melanie Hall, Berlin
    The planned German military involvement in response to France’s call for more countries to help fight the militants after the Paris attacks would see troops provide service support to ships and reconnaissance planes, but would not include direct combat. The plan still needs approval from parliament, with the government seeking a mandate before the end of the year, said Volker Wieker, chief of staff of the German army. ... He added that troops would be sent to Syria quickly once parliament had approved a mandate for the operation, meaning soldiers could be deployed as soon as the end of this...
  • For the media and the GOPe Trump’s Black voter support is the “Elephant in the room”

    11/29/2015 9:24:44 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 9 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 11/29/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    There have been at least two surveys showing Donald Trump getting between 25% (nationwide) and 13% (Florida) of the Black vote in a general election against Hillary Clinton. In a very detailed October survey of Florida voters, Clinton gets 82% of the Black vote and Trump gets 13%; with 5% undecided. This means Clinton’s current solid Black vote in Florida is just 77% but can go up to only 82%, and Trump already has the potential to get 18%. Clinton is in trouble with Blacks now and things can potentially get much worse. Trump, however, is doing better than he...
  • Kasich: 80 Percent of Republicans Don’t Support ‘Outrageous,’ ‘Divisive’ Trump

    11/29/2015 9:23:51 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 95 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/29/2015 | Pam Key
    Sunday on ABC’s “This Week,” Republican presidential candidate Gov. John Kasich (R-OH) said his rival Donald Trump will not be the nominee because “80 percent of Republicans don’t support him.” Kasich said, “It’s about whether we want to have a leader who unifies the country. Donald Trump has criticized and insulted women, his Hispanics, Muslims, reporters.” Guest host Martha Raddatz asked, “Do believe what Donald Trump is saying that he didn’t know he was insulted the reporter?” Kasich said, “He has insulted other reporters this one he absolutely mocked who was disabled. Martha, you’re been offend by him I think....
  • Thousands Cheer Donald Trump at Raucous Rally in Sarasota

    11/29/2015 9:21:49 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 15 replies
    NBC South Florida ^ | 11/29/15 | NBC South Florida
    Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump has boasted about his high standing in polls, slammed super PACS as "a scam'' and dismissed rivals Sen. Marco Rubio and former Gov. Jeb Bush at a campaign stop in their home state of Florida. Thousands jammed into the Robarts Arena in Sarasota, Florida, to hear the billionaire celebrity speak at a raucous rally on Saturday afternoon. -snip- He says super PACS are "a scam'' because millions of dollars raised go to high-priced consultants and advisers, and make candidates beholden to big donors.
  • Nepal fuel crisis spikes smuggling in border areas: SSB

    11/29/2015 9:18:28 AM PST · by BenLurkin
    ,TNN ^ | | Nov 29, 2015, 10.31 PM IST | Kanwardeep Singh
    For the past two months, Nepal's southern ethnic minority, the Madhesi, has been barring the entry of trucks of fuel and essential goods from India as part of protests demanding greater rights under Nepal's new constitution. The blockade has left this Himalayan-locked country with shortages of fuel and cooking gas, medicines, and increasingly, basic relief supplies like tents and blankets. There are mile-long lines for petrol and diesel, winding snakes for LPG cylinders in most Nepal cities. Commuting is a challenge: Public buses are overcrowded, taxi prices have shot up and many schools have shut. A black market in petrol...
  • Yazidi Women Tell of Rape and Enslavement at Hands of ISIS

    11/29/2015 9:13:17 AM PST · by rktman · 9 replies
    nbcnews.com ^ | 11/29/2015 | Kelly Cobiella, Yuka Tachibana and Ben Adams
    More than 3,000 women and girls were taken captive when ISIS attacked ancestral Yazidi villages around northwestern Iraq's Sinjar Mountain in August 2014. Nearly half-a-million people have been displaced since, according to the Kurdistan Regional Government's Yazidi Affairs Directorate. Today, community leaders say around 2,000 women and girls are still being bought and sold in ISIS-controlled areas. The young become sex slaves and older women are beaten and used as house slaves, according to survivors and accounts from ISIS militants.
  • When Women Shoot Up Planned Parenthood

    11/29/2015 9:05:58 AM PST · by Kaslin · 24 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 29, 2015 | Kevin McCullough
    Never mind the fact that she had a scraggly beard and carried herself as a sort of haggard version of the Uni-bomber, the woman who shot up Planned Parenthood is a very progressive progressive. So progressive that she must have felt completely abused when the snobs at Planned Parenthood Colorado Springs a place that knows a ton about how to kill innocent people refused to perform an abortion on her so she went nuts. Of course thats all conjecture, just like President Obama was expressing when talking about, "the man being armed with an assault weapon" and later "a weapon...
  • Mystery ghost fleet washes up in Japan: Eleven ships containing 20 dead sailors...

    11/29/2015 9:04:19 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 35 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 27 November 2015 | Imogen Calderwood
    A fleet of 11 ghost ships containing the rotting remains of sailors has washed up on the Japanese coastline, sparking an investigation in the country. The mysterious ships have given rise to numerous conspiracy theories in the country, as authorities battle to discover the identities of the bodies. Rescuers told Japanese broadcaster NHK that the bodies of at least 20 sailors were ‘badly decomposed’ and ‘skeleton-like’. ... It has been impossible to identify the bodies and authorities have no idea where they might have come from. The only clues as to where the boats may have come from are a...
  • Tennis: Britain wins Davis Cup (3-1 vs Belgium)

    11/29/2015 8:57:34 AM PST · by the scotsman · 1 replies
    BBC Sport ^ | 29th November 2015 | Piers Newbery
    'Great Britain have won the Davis Cup for the first time since 1936 after Andy Murray beat Belgium's David Goffin to clinch the decisive point in Ghent. Murray won 6-3 7-5 6-3 to give the visitors an unassailable 3-1 lead in the best-of-five tie. Britain have now won the team title 10 times, while Murray adds the Davis Cup to his other major titles at Wimbledon, the US Open and the Olympic Games. Captain Leon Smith guided Britain from the third tier to glory in five years.'
  • Pennsylvania (St. Clair Twp) Police Officer Killed in Line of Duty

    11/29/2015 8:45:10 AM PST · by PennsylvaniaMom · 11 replies
    The Pittsburgh Post Gazette ^ | 11/29/15 | Madasyn Czebiniak
    Officer Lloyd Reed died at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center in Johnstown after responding to a call for a domestic dispute at 131 Ligonier Street around 9:15 p.m., authorities said. Officer Reed had been in law enforcement for 25 years and had been with the St. Clair township department for five years.
  • Lawyer For Displaced Disney Workers: 1,200 American Workers Training Their Foreign Replacements

    11/29/2015 8:44:34 AM PST · by ConservingFreedom · 47 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 26 Nov 2015 | Michelle Fields
    Sara Blackwell, the Florida attorney representing the former Disney workers that were replaced by foreign workers told Breitbart News Daily that there are 1,200 Americans in New York who will suffer the same fate as the Disney workers."Right there in New York, 1,200 Americans are training their replacements" Blackwell said. Adding that it's also, "happening at AT&T right now." [...]This week, she filed a complaint with the Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) on behalf of the former workers alleging that they are victims of national origin discrimination."I think that it's an immigration reform issue, but more than that it's...