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  • Obama’s trash talk

    10/04/2015 6:21:04 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 1 replies
    Politico ^ | Oct 2, 2015 | EDWARD-ISAAC DOVERE
    It’s not just the fourth quarter. It’s trash talk time. President Barack Obama’s never done a good job hiding his disdain for the people he doesn’t like—a long list that includes reporters, Republicans, pretty much every member of Congress, the foreign leaders he considers petty and childish (Vladimir Putin and Benjamin Netanyanu most of all). Everyone would see things his way, he tends to project, if only they were a little smarter and thought it through as thoroughly as he has. Story Continued Below Usually when he’s explaining why the world’s wrong and he’s right, he’s looking down his nose...
  • Former U.N. ambassador says global landscape worst he’s ever seen

    10/04/2015 6:20:57 PM PDT · by markomalley
    The Hill ^ | 10/4/15 | Bradford Richardson
    Former U.N. ambassador Bill Richardson on Sunday said he has never seen the state of international affairs in worse shape. “There’s so many trouble spots,” Richardson told host John Catsimatidis on “The Cats Roundtable” on New York’s AM-970. “You’ve got Iraq, you’ve got the Iran situation, you’ve got Syria, you’ve got several wars in Africa going on, you’ve got Columbia and Venezuela fighting each other, you’ve got the immigration issue unsettled, you’ve got North Korea, you’ve got the refugee situation in Syria – this kind of explosion of problems.” The former Democratic New Mexico governor said U.S. relations with Russia...
  • Trump: I’ll Release My Tax Returns Once We Get The Truth On Hillary Clinton’s Emails

    10/04/2015 6:18:52 PM PDT · by markomalley · 1 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 10/4/15 | Steve Guest
    Donald Trump insisted that once “we find out the true story on Hillary’s emails,” he will release his tax returns during an appearance on ABC’s “This Week” Sunday with George Stephanopoulos.Trump explained that when he pays his taxes, “I pay as little as possible, I’m very proud to tell you… [and] I fight like hell to pay as little as possible.” George Stephanopoulos: Getting any closer to releasing your tax returns?Donald Trump: Well I’m thinking about it. I’m thinking about maybe when we find out the true story on Hillary’s emails. You know, I’ve been saying that for a while,...
  • What is the Biblical Eschaton?

    10/04/2015 6:09:34 PM PDT · by grumpa · 5 replies
    self | October 4, 2015 | Charles Meek
    WHAT IS THE ESCHATON? The term ESCHATON refers to the so-called “last days” or “end times.” It is the same root word as ESCHATOLOGY, the study of the biblical “last things.” There is great confusion over the biblical “end times.” After studying this for many years, I am persuaded that the culmination of NONE of the mentions of the "last days" or "end times" in the Bible can be placed outside of the first century. While this is shocking at first to some Christians, it is worth taking the time to study this. There are 15 primary mentions of the...
  • A Hypothetical Donald Trump Speech To The Teamsters Union…

    10/04/2015 5:59:21 PM PDT · by DaveinOK54 · 1 replies
    Consertive Tree House ^ | 10/4/15 | Sundance
    A Hypothetical Donald Trump Speech To The Teamsters Union… A Hypothetical Donald Trump Speech To The Teamsters Union… Posted on October 4, 2015 by sundance Many interests within the body politic continue to tell us all there’s a necessary dividing line between Republicans and Democrats, liberals and conservatives, progressives or constitutionalists. Indeed, if you were to force yourself to watch any number of hours of current news punditry you’d probably walk away with the same understanding. However, I come here today not to showcase our difference but rather to highlight our common cause. Throughout the course of my life...
  • interview with Alex Epstein, the author of "The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels"

    10/04/2015 5:57:05 PM PDT · by RaceBannon · 1 replies
    The Jacki Daily Show ^ | 10/4/15 | Jacki Daily
    In Today's show, Jacki interviews Alex Epstein, the author of "The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels".
  • Trump: I support Putin 'bombing the hell' out of ISIS

    10/04/2015 5:54:44 PM PDT · by markomalley · 41 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 10/4/15 | Al Weaver
    Donald Trump does not trust Russian President Vladimir Putin, but he is supportive of one thing Putin is doing on the world stage. During an interview with "Meet The Press" Sunday, Trump told moderator Chuck Todd that he supports Putin going out and "bombing the hell" out of the Islamic State in Syria, despite that they are doing so to support Syrian President Bashir al-Assad. "I like that Putin is bombing the hell out of ISIS, and it's going to be ISIS. I'll tell you why — Putin has to get rid of ISIS because Putin doesn't want ISIS coming...
  • Chris Christie Raps Donald Trump As 'Painfully Naive' About Syria

    10/04/2015 5:49:16 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    The Huffington Post Huffpost Politics ^ | October 4, 2015 | Daniel Marans
    Trump called Vladimir Putin's intervention there "a wonderful thing."New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) called Donald Trump's position on Syria "painfully naive" on Sunday, slamming him for welcoming Russian President Vladimir Putin's intervention in that country. Christie suggested on ABC's "This Week" that Trump's apparent support for Russian airstrikes amounted to "agreeing with Barack Obama." "Only Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton could mess up this foreign policy that badly," the Republican presidential candidate added. "And anybody who agrees with allowing the Russians into the Middle East is just painfully naive." In truth, President Obama has been extremely critical of Putin's...
  • ‘Hump Day’ event cancelled after students claim bringing a camel to campus was racist

    10/04/2015 5:48:08 PM PDT · by Daffynition · 32 replies
    campusReform ^ | May 15, 2014 | Kaitlyn Schallhorn
    Students at the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota have cancelled an event to celebrate the end of the year after complaints that bringing a camel on campus could offend those of Middle Eastern cultures. The “Hump Day” event, put on by the Residence Hall Association (RHA), was supposed to be “a petting zoo type of atmosphere” in which students could hang out and take photos with a live camel. According to Aaron Macke, the group’s advisor, the camel is owned by a local vendor and trained for special events.
  • Watch the Debut of “Full Measure”

    10/04/2015 5:40:45 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 4 replies
    Full Mesure ^ | October 4 ,2015 | Sharyr Attkakkson
    Immigration took center stage in the show's debut. Host Attkisson explored why Lewiston, Maine has become an unlikely refuge for Somali asylum-seekers, "Full Measure" correspondent Scott Thuman examined life in European refugee camps, and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump explained why he wouldn't welcome any Syrian refugees to America. The GOP newsmaker also exclusively revealed to Attkisson why he would be second to no other presidential candidate.
  • Cardinal Kasper resorts to the "F" word in addressing critics ["fundamentalist"]

    10/04/2015 5:22:00 PM PDT · by markomalley · 11 replies
    Catholic World Report ^ | 10/4/15 | Mark Brumley
    Cardinal Kasper has taken to using the "F" word in criticizing some of his opponents on the question of divorce and civil remarriage. It seems that they are “fundamentalists”, not appreciating the context of the biblical text they employ and not understanding how the teaching of Jesus was adapted in the early Church to fit new situations. The fact is, though, that not everyone who disagrees with Cardinal Kasper is a fundamentalist. Benedict XVI is hardly a fundamentalist. The mainstream of theological opposition to Kasper's proposal is hardly fundamentalist. True, Kasper's critics take seriously the New Testament teaching, including the...
  • New York Daily News: State Dept Must Designate the NRA a Terrorist Organization

    10/04/2015 5:18:45 PM PDT · by markomalley · 51 replies
    Big Government ^ | 10/4/15 | AWR Hawkins
    On October 3–two days after a gunman killed 10 at the gun free facilities on the Umpqua Community College campus–the New York Daily News called for the U.S. State Department to designate the National Rifle Association (NRA) a “terrorist organization.”They based this request on their belief that national security faces a greater threat from armed citizens than from “foreign terrorists,” and they singled out the NRA as the bulwark preserving citizens’ right to keep and bear arms. They suggested, “The NRA should take its rightful place on the State Department list of terrorist organizations, because its influence is more of...
  • Apple Co-Founder’s Allies Take Aim at Hollywood Over ‘Steve Jobs'. Movie reopens Jobs’ legacy

    10/04/2015 5:15:13 PM PDT · by dennisw · 4 replies
    wsj ^ | Oct. 4, 2015 | By Ben Fritz and Daisuke Wakabayashi
    A new movie is reopening a debate over the Apple Inc. co-founder’s legacy. Mr. Jobs’s allies, led by his widow, Laurene Powell Jobs, say the film “Steve Jobs,” and other recent depictions, play down his accomplishments and paint Mr. Jobs as cruel and inhumane. Ms. Jobs repeatedly tried to kill the film, according to people familiar with the conversations. She lobbied, among others, Sony Pictures Entertainment, which developed the script but passed on the movie for financial reasons, and Comcast Corp. ’s Universal Pictures, which is releasing the $33.5 million production on Friday. “A whole generation is going to think...
  • Swedish bishop wants to remove crosses from church and mark direction of Mecca to make it more invi

    10/04/2015 5:14:59 PM PDT · by markomalley · 33 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 10/4/15 | Robert Spencer
    How wonderful and generous and ecumenical and multicultural this is. Watch for mosques everywhere to remove their mihrabs and install crosses so that Christians will feel comfortable praying there.This is what a society and culture in the midst of suicide looks like.“Bishop wants to remove Christian symbols in the Seamen’s Church,” translated from “Biskopen vill ta bort kristna symboler,”, September 29, 2015:Bishop Eva Brunne has proposed to remove the Christian symbols of the Seamen’s Church in Freeport to make it more inviting for visiting sailors from other religions.The bishop wants to temporarily make the Seamen’s Church available to all,...
  • How would George feel about The Donald?

    10/04/2015 5:08:12 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    The Piqua Daily Call ^ | October 4, 2015 | David Lindeman, former editor, The Troy Daily News
    I would like to have George Washington come back from the dead for one day. I’d stand there and look at George, wearing those tight socks and that funny white wig, and I’d ask him the question: “George, what do you think about Donald Trump?” I’m not sure George would know how to respond. I certainly don’t. The Donald’s phenomenon has been the big political story of the summer, interrupted only for short periods of time when someone else loses some more emails or resigns from Congress or visits from the Vatican. All those other things are interesting, to be...
  • After five years of negotiations, Pacific trade talks near deal

    10/04/2015 5:08:08 PM PDT · by Mariner · 7 replies
    Reuters ^ | October 4th, 2015 | By Krista Hughes
    ATLANTA (Reuters) - A dozen Pacific nations closed in on a sweeping free trade pact on Sunday in Atlanta after a breakthrough over how long a monopoly pharmaceutical companies should be given on new biotech drugs. The issue has pitted the United States, which has argued for longer protections, against Australia and five other delegations who say such measures would strain national healthcare budgets and keep life-saving medicines from patients who cannot afford them. The terms of that compromise, hammered out after a third all-night round of negotiations between Australia and the United States, still had to find support from...
  • Someone Is Lying About the Pope’s Meeting With Kim Davis

    10/04/2015 5:05:13 PM PDT · by markomalley · 6 replies
    Big Government ^ | 9/2/15 | Austin Ruse
    Papal spokesman Father Thomas Rosica flatly denies Kim Davis met privately with Pope Francis when he visited Washington, D.C. which stands in flat contradiction to Davis’s claims. In Roscia’s telling Davis was part of a large number of people as part of “the farewell greeting as the Pope was leaving the Nunciature in Washington” prior to his departure for New York City. Rosica said the Vatican ambassador to the United States, “…invited a number of guests, his own choice, to greet the Pope, very brief greetings, and in the Pope’s characteristic kindness and hospitality he shook people’s hands and gave...
  • Egypt Backs Russian Strikes Against Terrorists in Syria

    10/04/2015 5:04:25 PM PDT · by marvel5 · 15 replies
    PressTV ^ | October 4, 2015 | PressTV
    Egypt says Russia’s anti-terror airstrikes in Syria will restrict the spread of terrorism and deal a major blow to the Daesh terrorist group in the violence-torn Arab country. “Russia’s entrance, given its potential and capabilities, is something we see is going to have an effect on limiting terrorism in Syria and eradicating it,” said Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry in a televised interview broadcast on Saturday.
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Vernon Baker ~ 05 October 2015

    10/04/2015 5:01:16 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 12 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | StarCMC and The Canteen Crew
      Our Troops Rock!  Thank you for all you do!   For the freedom you enjoyed yesterday... Thank the Veterans who served in The United States Armed Forces.   Looking forward to tomorrow's freedom? Support The United States Armed Forces Today!     ~ Hall of Heroes ~Vernon Baker (Info found here.)             On Saturday, July 13th, 2010, another Medal of Honor recipient left us to guard the streets of heaven.  Thank you, sir, for your service to our country. Vernon Joseph Baker (December 17, 1919 – July 13, 2010) was a United States Army officer...
  • U.S. to Close Last Uranium Plant [semi-satire]

    10/04/2015 5:00:31 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 4 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 4 Oct 2015 | John Semmens
    The Obama Administration has ordered the last remaining uranium processing facility in the United States to be closed. The final day of operations for the American Centrifuge project in Piketon, Ohio was September 30th. Rep. Brad Wenstrup (R-Ohio) was aghast. “This is beyond belief,” he asserted. “While this administration is green-lighting uranium enrichment in Iran and legitimizing 6,000 Iranian centrifuges, they’re shutting down our only domestic production facility here in America.” Secretary of State John Kerry belittled Wenstrup’s concern. “There are uranium processing facilities in Russia, France, the United Kingdom, Germany, and Holland,” Kerry said. “If we need any we...
  • California governor signs bill closing ivory sales loophole

    10/04/2015 4:49:55 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 15 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Oct 4, 2015 5:13 PM EDT
    Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill to close a loophole in the state’s ban on importing, buying or selling elephant ivory or rhinoceros horns. Supporters said California is a major market for ivory, and the ban would help dry up demand. …
  • Gay former student of Pope Francis’ speaks out

    10/04/2015 4:36:38 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 9 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Oct 4, 2015 2:29 AM EDT | Jessica Gresko
    <p>An openly gay former student of Pope Francis’ who visited with the pope during his recent trip to Washington said he was surprised Francis had met with the Kentucky county clerk who gained attention for refusing to issue same-sex couples marriage licenses.</p>
  • Bipartisan push grows for no-fly zones in Syria (RATS join Fiorina, McCain, McCarthy, Kasich)

    10/04/2015 4:33:51 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 38 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/4/15 | Kristina Wong
    A growing number of Democrats are joining GOP voices in calling for a no-fly zone or a safe zone in Syria where civilians and opposition fighters can go without fear of attack — a step the Obama administration does not back. The calls come after the spectacle of millions of desperate Syrian refugees fleeing to Europe, and an increasing sense that the Pentagon's program to train moderate rebels is failing. They continued even after Russian aircraft entered Syrian airspace this week to go after groups fighting Syrian President Bashar Assad, including rebels backed by the U.S. Former Secretary of State...
  • Silver jumped a dollar an ounce since yesterday. Anything up?

    10/04/2015 4:30:36 PM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 67 replies
    Kitco ^ | 10/4/2015 | misc
    Just thought this seems possibly important. Gold also jumped.
  • Iowa GOP chairman: Caucus will come down to the wire (Trump leads, Cruz now up to 3rd place!)

    10/04/2015 4:30:14 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    The Hill's Ballot Box ^ | October 4, 2015 | Bradford Richardson
    The chairman of the Iowa Republican Party says the Hawkeye State’s GOP presidential caucus is still up for grabs, predicting the race will be a “nail-biter.” “The people are waiting to make up their minds,” Jeff Kaufmann told host John Catsimatidis on AM 970 New York on Sunday. “I don’t think we’re going to have polls that are predictable of the end of this thing, this caucus season in Iowa,” he added. “We’re going to be well into January before this thing starts flushing out to the point where you can even start talking about the top five and the...
  • Federal Government to spend $1.3 billion on new Hawkei armoured vehicles for Army (Australia)

    10/04/2015 4:29:34 PM PDT · by naturalman1975 · 6 replies
    The Federal Government is set to announce it will spend $1.3 billion on new light armoured personnel carriers for the Army. The Hawkei vehicles will be manufactured by Thales Australia in Bendigo and will replace part of the Army's ageing Land Rover fleet. The Hawkeis are classed as "light protected mobility vehicles".
  • McCarthy: No-Fly Zones, US Boots On the Ground to Fight ISIS

    10/04/2015 4:26:28 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 34 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 9/28/15 | AP
    The front-runner to replace House Speaker John Boehner says the United States should work with its allies to set up a no-fly zone in northern Syria in the campaign against Islamic State militants. Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy also said Monday that the U.S. should consider putting some special forces on the ground in Iraq to help in directing more effective airstrikes against the militants.
  • Of 170 held after Waco biker shooting, all are now out of jail, with none charged in killings

    10/04/2015 4:21:29 PM PDT · by PAR35 · 52 replies
    Dallas News ^ | 04 October 2015 | AP
    WACO — Only a few of the people arrested in the May biker shooting outside a Waco restaurant remain under ankle monitoring, and none are still in jail. Of the 135 people originally ordered to wear GPS ankle monitors, all but 22 have been allowed to remove them, the Waco Tribune-Herald reported Sunday. Their lawyers have reached agreements with prosecutors to modify the conditions of their pre-trial release. After initially locking up more than 170 people in connection with the May 17 incident outside Twin Peaks restaurant, McLennan County prosecutors have not charged anyone with the shooting deaths of nine...
  • Pirates to host Wild Card game for third straight year (ARR!!!)

    10/04/2015 4:21:04 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 46 replies ^ | 10-4-2015 | Adam Barry
    October 4, 2015 Pirates to host WC for third straight year Bucs win Game 162 to clinch home-field edge over Cubs Click oic for VIDEO-Pedro Alvarez belts a long solo shot to center field, his 27th of the season, to give the Pirates a 2-0 lead in the 4th inning By Adam Berry / PITTSBURGH -- The Pirates already knew the what, who and when. Now, they know where. The Bucs will host the National League Wild Card Game presented by Budweiser at 8 p.m. ET (on TBS) on Wednesday at PNC Park. Pittsburgh clinched home-field advantage in the...
  • New Steve Jobs biopic is a travesty says ex—Cold, Ruthless, Obsessive? No, he was FAR worse

    10/04/2015 4:20:55 PM PDT · by Swordmaker · 32 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | October 4, 2015 | By CHRISANN BRENNAN
    Fans of the iPhone and the iPad have long seen the late Steve Jobs, the co-founder of Apple, as a messianic figure, whose drive and vision turned computers from clunky business machines into the epitome of cool. Danny Boyle's new biopic, starring Michael Fassbender and Kate Winslet, will further burnish his remarkable reputation when it premiers next month. But one woman has a different and more traumatic view: Jobs's high school sweetheart Chrisann Brennan. She lived with Jobs and was an early Apple employee, only for the relationship to fall apart amid wild recriminations when she became pregnant with his...
  • Warren: Trump, Jeb's "Ears Are Stuffed With Money"

    10/04/2015 4:16:54 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 39 replies ^ | October 4, 2015 | Pam Key
    Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union,” while discussing Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and Jeb Bush both endorsing closing tax loopholes for hedge fund managers, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) said their “ears are stuffed with money.”
  • Clueless Carly Fiorina Would Create A NO-FLY Zone To Protect Non-ISIS Terrorist Groups Who Are

    10/04/2015 4:13:19 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 28 replies
    Freedom Outpost ^ | 10/4/15 | Walid Shoebat
    Clueless Carly Fiorina Would Create A NO-FLY Zone To Protect Non-ISIS Terrorist Groups Who Are Slaughtering Christians In Syria. Carly Fiorina says she would consider shooting down Russian fighter jets if necessary…the same Russian fighter jets that are trying to protect Assad, the Syrian leader who has kept his Christian population safe from Muslim terrorists all these years…until ISIS and the Obama-backed Free Syrian Rebels started trying to take him down. These non-ISIS “rebels” whom Carly Fiorina calls “allies” are actually al-Qaeda linked groups like al-Nusra, or the now virtually defunct Free Syrian Army, down to 5 or 6 fighters,...
  • San Francisco’s last gun store closing doors for good

    10/04/2015 4:07:41 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 15 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Oct 4, 2015 5:54 PM EDT | Paul Elias
    The only gun store in San Francisco is shuttering for good, saying it can no longer operate in the city’s political climate of increased gun control regulations and vocal opposition to its business. “It’s with tremendous sadness and regret that I have to announce we are closing our shop,” High Bridge Arms manager Steve Alcairo announced in a Facebook post on Sept. 11. “It has been a long and difficult ride, but a great pleasure to be your last San Francisco gun shop.” Alcairo said the breaking point came this summer when a local politician proposed a law that would...
  • Watch Our Debut Episode

    10/04/2015 4:07:33 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 11 replies
    Full Measure ^ | 10-4-2015 | Sheryl Attkisson
    Immigration took center stage in the show's debut. Host Attkisson explored why Lewiston, Maine has become an unlikely refuge for Somali asylum-seekers, "Full Measure" correspondent Scott Thuman examined life in European refugee camps, and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump explained why he wouldn't welcome any Syrian refugees to America. The GOP newsmaker also exclusively revealed to Attkisson why he would be second to no other presidential candidate.
  • Sanders draws crowd of over 20,000 in Boston

    10/04/2015 4:05:55 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    MSNBC ^ | October 4, 2015 | Nicole Brown
    Bernie Sanders spoke to a crowd of over 20,000 people in Massachusetts Saturday night. It was the largest rally in the state in recent history, according to the Boston Globe, topping the crowd of 10,000 that came out eight years ago for Barack Obama. The Boston Convention and Exhibition Center was packed to capacity, and a few thousand more people that couldn’t get in stayed outside to watch Sander’s speech on a screen. Sanders began his speech with his well-known opposition to big money donors, saying he doesn’t want money from corporate America. “I don’t have a Super PAC. I...
  • And What If Joaquin Struck&Flooded New England/New York?Who Would The Left Have Blamed?

    10/04/2015 4:05:06 PM PDT · by Cruz_West_Paul2016 · 10 replies
    Lets say that Hurricane Joaquin landed in the Boston/Tri-State Region. A very very "Deep Blue" region of the United States. High winds,chaos and flooding. Who would the far left accuse of such a destructive rain event? Global Warming? Climate Change? The GOP/Conservatives? SUV's? But Joaquin decided to flood a deep red state, therefore the left loonies have nothing to complain about this week. But maybe they will state that it was Gods retaliation for the recent church shooting. And the global climate activist(more like loonies)were so hoping it would of hit the northeast so they could point it out as...
  • Vladimir Putin sees Barack Obama's coolness as weakness – and it is hurting America

    10/04/2015 4:04:06 PM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 53 replies
    the telegraph ^ | 04 Oct 2015 | Matt K Lewis
    Russian warplanes began bombing American-backed Syrian opposition strongholds on Wednesday, a move that can be viewed as the latest example of American humiliation abroad. This all comes on the heels of President Barack Obama's drawing of a "red line" regarding the use of chemical weapons, only to back down when the Assad regime – by most accounts – used them. This past week, White House press secretary Josh Earnest strained credulity when he said Mr Obama doesn't regret drawing that red line.
  • Fiorina Explains How She Would Deal with 'Unholy Alliance' in Middle East (Syria No Fly Zone)

    10/04/2015 4:01:13 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 19 replies
    Fox News ^ | 9/30/15 | Hannity
    Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina appeared on "Hannity" tonight to react to Russia's bombing campaign inside the war-torn country of Syria and to explain how the U.S. should respond to this type of Russian aggression. -snip- The former Hewlett-Packard CEO said the U.S. should establish a no-fly zone around anti-Assad rebels, who are supposed to be supported by the U.S.
  • Columnist: NRA should be placed on State Department's list of terrorist organizations

    10/04/2015 3:59:14 PM PDT · by PROCON · 35 replies
    americanthinker ^ | Oct. 4, 2015 | Rick Moran
    Linda Stasi, a columnist for the New York Daily News, has a unique proposal to share with her readers. She thinks the NRA should be listed on the State Department terrorist list because they are responsible for thousands of gun deaths over the last few years. Sheesh.One terrorist group is responsible for more civilian deaths since December 2012 (the Sandy Hook massacre) than Al Qaeda, Boko Haram, Hamas and the Taliban. Yet it is the only nearly-state sponsored terrorist group that is not listed by the U.S. State Department as such. It is the National Rifle Association and for...
  • Koch brothers, other 2016 mega donors warm to Carly Fiorina

    10/04/2015 3:50:39 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 26 replies
    Reuters ^ | 10/4/15 | MICHELLE CONLIN
    Carly Fiorina has emerged as the Republican candidate of the moment in conservative fundraising circles, drawing the notice of the billionaire Koch brothers and other wealthy donors who could instantly remake her shoestring presidential campaign. Fiorina's show-stealing performance in a Republican presidential debate last month, and her subsequent surge in the polls, has prompted industrialists Charles and David Koch to take a “serious look” at the former Hewlett-Packard chief executive, according to three sources close to the brothers. She has now moved to the short list of candidates the Kochs may support with their reported $1 billion war chest, the...
  • Belarusian protesters decry planned Russian air base

    10/04/2015 3:49:48 PM PDT · by BeadCounter · 5 replies
    SF Gate ^ | October 4, 2015 | Yuras Karmanau, Associated Press
    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — About 1,000 opposition activists on Sunday protested Russia's plans to establish a military air base in Belarus, saying it would turn the former Soviet republic into a Kremlin "vassal." They claim the base would add to regional tensions already heightened by the conflict in Ukraine, and make it impossible for Belarus to maintain neutrality between Russia and the West. Belarus borders Russia, Ukraine and three members of the European Union and NATO: Lithuania, Latvia and Poland. Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has refrained from commenting on Russian President Vladimir Putin's initiative to establish the base. Analysts say...
  • ‘Saturday Night Live’ Premiere Basically a Hillary Clinton Campaign Ad

    10/04/2015 3:49:46 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | October 4, 2015 | Kevin Fallon
    Miley Cyrus may have hosted the SNL Season 41 premiere, but the show was all about applauding Hillary Clinton—and not just when she appeared. Live From New York…it’s a Hillary Clinton campaign ad. On Saturday night, Studio 8H was briefly remodeled into a pop-up Ready For Hillary campaign headquarters for the 41st season premiere of Saturday Night Live. The guest of honor herself even showed up for a heavily teased set, one that was tailor-made to lampoon the two biggest critiques of her persona—that her presidential ambition can at times read as deranged entitlement and desperation, and that she lacks...
  • Ann Barnhardt Heckles Bishop [Catholic Caucus]

    10/04/2015 3:49:07 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 9 replies
    A little while back I had the opportunity to attend a small conference about Marriage and Evolution, as in Darwinian evolution, specifically addressing the damage that the Evolutionary theory has done to society in general, and to the cultural foundation of marriage and family, namely by the Evolutionary base premise that everything is constantly changing and that everything “new” is “better” and everything “old” is “inferior” or, sin-of-sins, “unevolved”. The morning session was a series of presentations on marriage and family, and then the afternoon sessions were incredibly interesting hard science – fossil records, genetics, molecular biology, etc. The final...
  • Kasich calls for Syria no-fly zones, warns Russia to comply

    10/04/2015 3:48:42 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 26 replies
    AP Yahoo ^ | 10/2/15 | RIK STEVENS
    Ohio Gov. John Kasich said Friday the United States should establish no-fly zones and sanctuaries along Syria's border with Jordan and Turkey, and warn aggressors, specifically Russian President Vladimir Putin, that they violate those buffers at their own risk. Campaigning in New Hampshire, the Republican presidential hopeful said the U.S. must send a message that military retaliation is a guarantee, not an idle threat, if conditions are not met. "You enter that no-fly zone, you enter at your own peril," Kasich said. "No more red lines, no more looking the other way. If any hostile aircraft should enter that, there...
  • Week Ahead: Fed Minutes and Data

    10/04/2015 3:47:39 PM PDT · by citizen · 13 replies
    Fox Business ^ | October 02, 2015 | ·FOXBusiness
    While the decision to delay was nearly unanimous – there was one dissenter – nearly the same amount of FOMC members said they also believe rates will move higher before the end of the year. That sentiment may have changed given the release of Friday’s much-worse-than-expected jobs report, but the minutes should provide some additional insight into why the Fed held off on a rate hike and when they might actually pull the trigger. The minutes will be released Thursday at 2 p.m. Also scheduled for release next week are: the ISM Non-manufacturing index on Monday; a report on international...
  • Rangers win AL West on final day; Angels' loss puts Astros in playoffs

    10/04/2015 3:40:26 PM PDT · by Artemis Webb · 17 replies
    AP ^ | 10/4/15
    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Cole Hamels and the Texas Rangers finally clinched the AL West title on the last day of the regular season. Hamels pitched a three-hitter, Adrian Beltre hit a go-ahead homer and the Rangers beat the Angels 9-2 Sunday, eliminating Los Angeles from playoff contention. A year after their 95 losses were the most in the American League, two months after they were still eight games out of first place and three days after ensuring themselves a postseason spot, the Rangers wrapped up their sixth division title. Texas plays its first AL division series game since 2011 on...
  • It's Crazy to Have 10 Candidates in the Main Debate and 3 in the Sideshow One

    10/04/2015 3:37:36 PM PDT · by conservativejoy · 17 replies
    News Machete ^ | 10/4/2015 | News Machete
    CNBC has released its criteria for the next GOP debate, and effectively it means there will be ten candidates in the real debate, and three in the minor leagues division: Donald Trump would be at the center, flanked by Ben Carson and Carly Fiorina. If polling averages remain constant, the rest of the 8 p.m. stage would feature Sen. Marco Rubio, former Gov. Jeb Bush, Sen. Ted Cruz, Gov. John Kasich, Gov. Chris Christie, former Gov. Mike Huckabee and Paul. Any candidate who has reached 1 percent in at least one of the polls recognized by CNBC is invited to...
  • In Cauda Venenum: St. Corbinian’s Bear on the Pope’s Homily [Catholic Caucus]

    10/04/2015 3:31:11 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 5 replies
    St. Corbian's Bear ^ | 10/04/2015 | St. Corbian's Bear
    The old Latin phrase "in cauda venenum" came to mind when the Bear read the Pope's homily at the synod. In his storied career as a trial lawyer, the Bear learned that he was the best lawyer in the world as a prosecutor. He had to adjust his expectations as a defense lawyer. He knew that nearly all defense pre-trial motions would be denied by the court. The Bear noticed something else. The judge would always praise his argument at first, and only at the end pivot and give his reasons for denying the motion. This happened every time. The...
  • Polls: Trump still tops in Iowa, New Hampshire (New NBC News/WSJ/Marist polls out today)

    10/04/2015 3:18:04 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 2 replies
    CNN Politics ^ | October 4, 2015 | Eric Bradner
    Donald Trump still leads the Republican pack in the two first two states in the presidential nominating contest, though Ben Carson is on his heels in Iowa and Carly Fiorina is close behind in New Hampshire. New NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist polls out Sunday morning show Trump up in Iowa, with 24% support to Carson's 19%. Fiorina is third at 8%, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush at 7%, and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal at 6% each, according to the poll. In New Hampshire, Trump remains in first place with 21% support...
  • "The Big Broadcast" Live Sunday 10/4 7-11pm est

    10/04/2015 3:16:55 PM PDT · by Vision · 28 replies
    WAMU ^ | 10/4/15 | Ed Walker
    Friends, it's Sunday night again and time to relax. Warm up the tubes for another 4 hours of classic radio Americana. Listen LiveInfo *tonight's show will be available at the "Info" link starting tomorrow.Official OTR blog of "The Big Broadcast" thread: