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  • American ISIS member Warren Clark says he wanted to see 'what the group was about'

    01/16/2019 3:46:56 AM PST · by Libloather · 37 replies
    NBC News ^ | 1/15/19 | Richard Engel
    IN NORTHERN SYRIA — A Texan who says he offered to work as an English teacher for the Islamic State and was captured earlier this month in Syria by U.S.-backed forces said he witnessed executions and crucifixions during the more than three years he spent with the terrorist group. But 34-year-old Warren Christopher Clark, who is being held in Kurdish custody, told NBC News in an exclusive interview that he does not regret throwing in his lot with ISIS. No Kurdish security were present during the interview. “I wanted to go see exactly what the group was about, and what...
  • Erdogan's Turkey is No American Ally

    01/09/2019 12:43:53 PM PST · by Texas Fossil · 8 replies
    The National Interest ^ | Michael Rubin
    President Donald TrumpÂ’s about-face toward his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip ErdoÄźan is enough to give whiplash. Just 5-months ago, Trump was criticizing Turkey and undercutting its economy to bring ErdoÄźan to his knees over the imprisonment of Pastor Andrew Brunson. Behind-the-scenes, American officials/U.S. intelligence had grown exacerbated with ErdoÄźan for his enabling of the Islamic State as well as terrorist groups ranging from Hamas to Boko Haram . Now, of course, ErdoÄźan is TrumpÂ’s confidant and friend. The irony of this about-face is the prickly Trump has absolutely no idea the disdain with which ErdoÄźan and the Turkish press view...
  • How the Trump presidency made me a better American

    12/30/2018 9:16:20 PM PST · by TBP · 46 replies
    New York Post ^ | December 30, 2018 | Karol Markowicz
    Nearly two years after his inauguration, I have concluded that President Trump has made me a better person. For starters, I’m more compassionate. After the election, I was as dazed and confused as anyone in the political-media bubble. To understand what happened, I devoured reporting about Trump voters and sought to understand them. I wasn’t some liberal, mind you. I had worked for years in Republican politics. Yet I hadn’t known any Trump primary voters. I didn’t know his fans, his base. Reading their concerns was eye-opening. They weren’t stupid, and they weren’t hateful. Mainstream politicians had ignored them for...
  • Excuses We Use That Keep Us Enslaved (What being an American really means.)

    12/28/2018 6:40:46 PM PST · by vannrox · 14 replies
    Metallicman ^ | 29DEC18 | Editorial Staff
    Let’s spend some time talking about what it is to be an American. For we are all a very unique and special breed of person. This is a truth that should be obvious to anyone who has the ability to think. After all, what would the 20th century look like were America not to have existed? That being said, the sad reality is that we take this role for granted. Oh, we certainly say that “America is the best”, and we wave the flag around a lot, but we do not really and truly appreciate just how spectacular we actually...
  • American Texas North of Rio.

    12/25/2018 2:34:37 AM PST · by Rabin · 22 replies
    .youtube ^ | open | staff
    In the early morning hours March 6, Santana’s army advanced on the Alamo. American were unable to fend off a third attack. Between All died, while most historians of the Alamo agree that around 600 good Mexicans were lost. g.
  • An IMPORTANT reminder (unless you're a lib)

    11/25/2018 10:00:43 AM PST · by Baynative · 1 replies
    youtube ^ | 11/21/18 | Baxter Black
    I normally like to post this 2 minute video from poet Baxter Black on Thanksgiving in an effort to avoid spoiling my mood with political talk. But, I forgot to do it this year.
  • Will Trump Be the Last Republican President ?

    11/12/2018 4:45:58 PM PST · by chiller · 336 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 11/12/18 | Brian C Joondeph
    I believe that Donald Trump will be the last Republican president many of us will ever see in our lifetimes. We hope that he will serve two terms, but even that is not a given, despite his popularity both personally and of his MAGA agenda. I’ll call it the three D’s, in honor of Trump’s first name Donald – demeanor, demographics, and deception. (snip)...In other words, Trump is a one-off, an exception. Unlike Obama, Trump is the one we have been waiting for, after a string of wet noodles named Bush, Romney, McCain, and Ryan to name a few. But...
  • US media expert warns of American source behind Khashoggi rumors

    10/16/2018 4:00:37 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 53 replies
    Al Arabaiya (English) ^ | 13 October 2018 (Saturday) | Staff Writer, Al Arabiya English
    The disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has sparked controversy and the spread of media rumors across the world, including the doubtful information from Turkish sources and wrongful accusations against the Saudi General Consul’s son in Istanbul.According to US media expert Patrick Poole, American media has been just as involved in reporting leaks from multiple unreliable sources.Poole noted that Yahoo News published an article Friday quoting Khaled Saffuri, one of Khashoggi’s associates, that said President Trump's criticism of journalists may have inspired the Crown Prince to have Khashoggi "murdered."The Daily Beast also quoted Saffuri discussing Khashoggi’s efforts to gain freedom...
  • HEY HOLLYWOOD, THE FIRST MAN WAS AN AMERICAN

    09/02/2018 6:56:59 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 42 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/02/18 | Jeff Crouere
    It a complete disgrace that an American movie refuses to recognize such an American triumph, but, instead, has sacrificed it on the altar of political correctness and globalism On October 12, a new movie, First Man, will debut in theaters across the United States. Already it is highly anticipated, and some critics believe it will be a contender for a variety of Oscar nominations. It received very positive reviews from attendees at the Venice Film Festival. Unfortunately, the much-ballyhooed movie is not historically accurate.
  • (pre-Duchess) Meghan Markle's 2015 Essay on Being Biracial

    08/05/2018 1:49:18 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 18 replies
    Elle ^ | July 2015 | Meghan Markle
    "...When I was about seven, I had been fawning over a boxed set of Barbie dolls. It was called The Heart Family and included a mom doll, a dad doll, and two children. This perfect nuclear family was only sold in sets of white dolls or black dolls. I don't remember coveting one over the other, I just wanted one. On Christmas morning, swathed in glitter-flecked wrapping paper, there I found my Heart Family: a black mom doll, a white dad doll, and a child in each colour. My dad had taken the sets apart and customised my family." "...Fast-forward...
  • 2 American cyclists among 4 dead in Tajikistan attack claimed by ISIS

    07/31/2018 8:08:20 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 42 replies
    abc ^ | Jul 31, 2018, 2:42 AM ET | By Dragana Jovanovic
    Four cycling tourists, including two Americans, were killed in an attack in Tajikistan, authorities told ABC News. ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack in a Twitter post Monday. A group of seven cyclists was heading north in Danghara district, about 55 miles southeast of the capital Dushanbe, when they were struck by a car with five armed people onboard on Sunday. Tajikistan’s interior minister said that, after striking the cyclists, the people in the car got out and attacked them with a firearm and a knife. The two Americans, a woman and a man, were killed along with a Swiss...
  • TOURING TRUMPLAND – AND FINDING IT LARGELY TRUMPLESS

    07/17/2018 5:46:50 PM PDT · by RightGeek · 34 replies
    Daily Telegraph (Australia) ^ | 7/16/2018 | Tim Blair
    Exhausted by media obsession over Donald Trump’s divisive presidency, Russian collusion, threat to liberty and destruction of democracy, I recently went to the one place on earth where I could easily avoid hearing anything at all about Donald Trump. I went to the United States. Anyone who has not visited the US since Trump’s hilarious 2016 victory over Hillary Clinton might be surprised by the utter absence there of Trump in daily life. Everyday Americans are mostly just getting on with things, as normal, non-obsessive people tend to do. The apparent civil war we keep hearing about just isn’t happening....
  • President Trump reportedly wants a ‘more American’-looking Air Force One

    07/13/2018 6:21:13 PM PDT · by Libloather · 89 replies
    Fox News ^ | 7/13/18 | Janine Puhak
    President Trump is reportedly hoping to make the high skies great again with a new and improved patriotic paint job for Air Force One that “looks more American,” in addition to requesting bigger, more comfortable beds on board. **SNIP** The president reportedly wants the jets to be outfitted in a color scheme that "looks more American" and replace the iconic robin’s egg blue declared a "Jackie Kennedy color.” Technically termed "luminous ultramarine", the plane’s current design was selected by President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jackie Kennedy in the 1960s, Axios reports. Trump’s preferred color scheme would incorporate red,...
  • Mike Riley to coach San Antonio franchise; Darryl Johnston to be GM

    06/22/2018 12:41:03 PM PDT · by Bender2 · 17 replies
    espn.com ^ | Bender2
    [Alliance of American Football] Mike Riley to coach San Antonio franchise; Darryl Johnston to be GM SAN ANTONIO -- The Alliance of American Football completed its awarding of franchises Thursday by placing a team in San Antonio. Former San Diego Chargers coach Mike Riley will be the head coach and former Dallas Cowboys fullback Darryl "Moose" Johnston is the general manager.
  • Gay Romanian-American couple win EU residency rights

    06/05/2018 2:01:26 PM PDT · by BBell · 17 replies
    http://www.euronews.com/ ^ | 6/5/18 | Daniel Bellamy
    The European Court of Justice has ruled that a gay Romanian-American couple is entitled to the same residency rights as other married couples in the European Union. Romanian Adrian Coman and his American husband Claibourn Robert Hamilton, have fought a six-year legal battle to get their marriage in Belgium legally recognized in Romania. "I am so excited, that we are one step closer to being recognized as a family," Claibourn Robert Hamilton said. And his husband Adrian also said he wants their marriage to be recognised. "We cannot be something else than married, and we hope that it is only...
  • Are we Fighting Political Ideologues, Corrupt Crooks, Meanspirited Idiots, or all the Above?

    04/27/2018 9:43:29 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 10 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/27/18 | Jim O'Neill
    America is still very much teetering on the brink, and this is no time for half measures. Time to turn up the heat on all burners. A nation can survive its fools…but it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly…[but] the traitor appears not a traitor…he appeals to the baseness that lies deep in the hearts of all men. He rots the soul of a nation, he works secretly and unknown in the night to undermine the pillars of the city, he infects the body...
  • Andy Puzder: What Trump-haters don't get about the incredible power of American capitalism

    04/23/2018 5:14:58 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 8 replies
    foxnews ^ | 04/23/2018 | Andy Puzder
    President Trump promised to reverse the Obama era’s progressive economic policies and free American capitalism to do what it does best: increase prosperity for all. And, sure enough, that’s exactly what happened. Buoyed with optimism as taxes were cut and anti-business regulations eliminated, businesses invested, GDP growth climbed to a 3.1 percent average for Trump’s first three full quarters in office and the unemployment rate declined to a low last seen during President Clinton’s final year in office. To avoid slipping back into the economic doldrums we experienced under President Obama –- which, incidentally, offer a look at the alternate...
  • Opinion: Investors who believe in a free lunch are about to get a very expensive bill

    02/21/2018 9:00:38 PM PST · by cba123 · 7 replies
    Marketwatch ^ | February 21, 2018 | Nigam Arora
    Martketwatch -- (and now, for a contrarian column) -- More and more investors believe there is a free lunch. That is, you get something for nothing. In investing, people have been getting a free lunch: Stocks (and bonds) have been rising for years without a bad turnout. Will there ever be consequences of massive money printing by central banks, $20 trillion in national debt, a high trade deficit, underfunded social-program liabilities and higher deficits resulting from tax reform? One would think so. In theory, gold is supposed to be a hedge against the supposed free lunch investors are enjoying. In...
  • Haley to Iran: ‘The United States Stands Unapologetically With Those in Iran Who Seek Freedom...

    01/05/2018 6:25:53 PM PST · by markomalley · 10 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 1/5/18 | Cameron Cawthorne
    U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Friday delivered a warning to Iran and said that no government can deny human rights to its citizens.Haley made her remarks at a United Nations Security Council meeting that was scheduled after the U.S. requested an emergency session to discuss the protests in Iran.NBC News posted a clip on Twitter of Haley telling Iran that the United States "stands unapologetically with those in Iran who seek freedom for themselves."(video at link)"Today the people of Iran are speaking to their government and their message is undeniable," Haley said. "Stop the support for terrorism. Stop giving...
  • The Gay-Friendly Pontificate of Pope Francis

    12/27/2017 7:13:38 AM PST · by NKP_Vet · 14 replies
    https://remnantnewspaper.com ^ | December 20, 2017 | Michael Matt
    The Vatican invites you all to its coming-out party. Or, if you prefer, here's the latest from Vox Cantoris and LifeSiteNews: Vox Cantoris reports: Archdiocese of Bombay states that Pope Francis has opened "communion to divorced and remarried Catholics."The little-known homosexualist Cardinal Archbishop of Bombay, Oswald Gracias,has authorized a poster stating that Pope Francis has opened the door to "communion to divorced and remarried Catholics," -- those living and committing adultery. What can you expect from a homosexualist such as Gracias? See the original. This from the cardinal who also wants to see homosexuality decriminalized in India.