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  • ICE busts 105 in NJ as state announces ‘sanctuary state’ rules

    12/07/2018 7:30:53 PM PST · by Coleus · 5 replies
    nj1015.com ^ | 12.07.18 | Sergio Bichao
    You Tube -- Resisting immigration? Maybe it's just in our natureImmigration officials last week arrested 105 people in New Jersey suspected of being in the country illegally, including four people with international criminal warrants. This came the same week that state officials announced new rules on how local police will handle immigration matters.ICE said the arrests had been planned before state Attorney General Gurbir Grewal released his directive, which the federal agency has criticized. The policy prevents police from inquiring about a person's immigration status unless it is relevant to an investigation. Jails also will not be allowed to detain...
  • There’s Finally a Persuasive Case of Election Fraud, and Republicans Don’t Care (N. Carolina)

    12/06/2018 10:50:27 AM PST · by Signalman · 16 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | 12/6/2018 | David A. Graham
    <p>With the race between North Carolina Republican Governor Pat McCrory and Democrat Roy Cooper down to a razor-thin margin, Republicans filed claims of voter fraud with county boards of election around the state. The GOP was aiming to delegitimize Cooper’s lead and to legitimize years of effort to overhaul voting laws to make them more restrictive, claiming serious fraud.</p>
  • Wreck of Argentine submarine is found 2,600ft beneath the waves a year after it exploded...

    11/17/2018 7:47:00 AM PST · by outofsalt · 21 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | 11/17/2018 | By Sophie Law For Mailonline and Afp
    Title shortend: … "and disappeared beneath the South Atlantic with 44 aboard" "The Seabed Constructor, a vessel owned by US search firm Ocean Infinity, which set out in September on the latest attempt to find the San Juan, made the discovery."
  • The Atlantic Publishes Piece Calling For Societal Exile Of Trump-Supporting Jews

    10/29/2018 12:37:37 PM PDT · by rktman · 64 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 10/29/2018 | Amber Athey
    The Atlantic published an article on Saturday that said Trump-supporting Jewish people should no longer be welcome at synagogues following the shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue. Franklin Foer, a Jewish staff writer for The Atlantic, suggested in the article that Jewish Americans who support Trump are complicit in anti-Semitic acts. The article was published the same day 11 people were killed by a shooter at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
  • 'Below average' activity expected as height of 2018 Atlantic hurricane season nears

    08/02/2018 3:57:33 PM PDT · by BBell · 13 replies
    https://www.nola.com/ ^ | 8/2/18 | Jennifer Larino
    Experts at Colorado State University predict storm activity for the remainder of the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season will be "below average." Their latest report predicts the Atlantic could produce nine named storms and three hurricanes from now to the end of hurricane season, which ends Nov. 30. Of those three hurricanes, experts predict one will be a major hurricane, which means a Category 3, 4 or 5 storm on the Saffir-Simpson Scale. A Category 3 storm has wind speeds between 111 and 129 miles per hour, while the strongest Category 5 storm hits 157 mph or higher. The report, produced...
  • 2 Atlantic storm systems have 'medium' chance of development

    07/04/2018 5:21:24 PM PDT · by BBell · 3 replies
    https://www.nola.com/ ^ | 7/4/18 | Greg LaRose
    The National Hurricane Center said Wednesday evening (July 4) that two areas of tropical weather in the Atlantic Ocean have a "medium" chance of developing into more organized systems over the next two to five days. An area of low pressure west-southwest of the Cabo Verde Islands, a few hundred miles south of Bermuda, features disorganized showers and thunderstorms. Conditions favor the formation of a tropical depression before the end of the week as the system moves west-northwestward and then northward between Bermuda and the U.S. East Coast, according to the National Hurricane Center. Chances for the system to organize...
  • Ta-Nehisi Coates: I’m Not Black, I’m Kanye (Barf Alert)

    05/07/2018 6:26:36 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 14 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | May 7, 2018 | Ta-Nehisi Coates
    Kanye West wants freedom—white freedom. I could only have seen it there, on the waxed hardwood floor of my elementary-school auditorium, because I was young then, barely seven years old, and cable had not yet come to the city, and if it had, my father would not have believed in it. Yes, it had to have happened like this, like folk wisdom, because when I think of that era, I do not think of MTV, but of the futile attempt to stay awake and navigate the yawning whiteness of Friday Night Videos, and I remember that there were no VCRs...
  • US Navy reactivates its Atlantic 2nd Fleet

    05/05/2018 9:11:21 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 50 replies
    AFP via Yahoo ^ | 05/06/18
    Washington (AFP) - A top US navy admiral announces the re-establishment of the US 2nd Fleet -- a Cold War command disbanded in 2011 -- to patrol the North Atlantic and face a resurgent threat from Russia. The chief of US Naval Operations, Admiral John Richardson, made the announcement during a change of command ceremony Friday in the Atlantic naval port of Norfolk, Virginia. "Our National Defense Strategy makes clear that we're back in an era of great power competition as the security environment continues to grow more challenging and complex," said Richardson, according to a navy statement. "That's...
  • The Atlantic: Trump Wouldn’t Have Won Without The FBI’s Help

    04/19/2018 1:32:07 PM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 57 replies
    Accuracy in Media ^ | 04/18/2018 | Brian McNicoll
    Hillary Clinton, the best-funded, most-prepared, most media-supported candidate in U.S. presidential political history, lost because the FBI had it in for her, according to a new story in The Atlantic.This is the same FBI whose agents texted each other regularly about their hatred of then-candidate Donald Trump, who talked of “insurance policies” and working with people all over the world to bring him down, who closed an investigation into whether Hillary Clinton violated numerous federal laws with her homebrew server before even interviewing her, whose former director just admitted in a book that he told President Obama he dreaded having...
  • Did Ancient Greeks Sail to Canada?

    02/06/2018 7:37:53 AM PST · by Theoria · 44 replies
    Hakai Magazine ^ | 01 Feb 2018 | Rebecca Boyle
    Researchers think Plutarch’s De Facie tells the tale of Greek sailors making the treacherous transatlantic crossing. They dug into the science to show how it could have happened. The story of the European settlement of North America usually features a few main characters: red-headed Norsemen who sailed across an icy sea to set up temporary outposts, Spanish conquistadors, white-collared English separatists, French trappers, and Dutch colonists. Now a team of Greek scholars proposes another—and much earlier—wave of European migration: the Hellenistic Greeks, in triremes powered by sail and oar in the first century CE, nearly a millennium before the Vikings.These...
  • U.S. Increasing Operations in Gulf of Guinea

    07/05/2006 4:59:36 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 227+ views
    Navy NewsStand ^ | Donna Miles
    WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The U.S. military is stepping up operations in the Gulf of Guinea to enhance security in this strategic and resource-rich region, the commander of U.S. European Command's naval surface combatant warships told the Pentagon Channel. U.S. military engagement along southwestern Africa's Atlantic coast has increased exponentially, Capt. Tom Rowden, commander of Task Force 65, said during a Pentagon interview last week. It's increased from almost no activity in 2004 to 130 "ship days" in 2005 to even more planned ship days this year, he said. The goal is to build long-term relationships that promote greater security and...
  • Top Republicans Tell Trump: Make Obamacare Work, for Now

    06/15/2017 2:27:29 PM PDT · by Innovative · 61 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | June 15, 2017 | Russell Berman
    With Democrats accusing the administration of sabotaging the health law, two GOP committee chairmen urge the president to continue payments to insurers that could shore up the insurance market. With Democrats accusing the administration of sabotaging the health law, two GOP committee chairmen urge the president to continue payments to insurers that could shore up the insurance market.
  • GOP Kicks Off Effort To Roll Back Obama’s Monument Designations

    03/15/2017 10:52:59 AM PDT · by rktman · 17 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 3/15/2017 | Michael Bastasch
    House lawmakers kicked off their effort to push back against national monuments designations, targeting the large swaths of ocean the Obama administration made off limits to fishing. “I don’t believe the Antiquities Act should have ever been applied to oceans,” Alaska Republican Rep. Don Young said during a Wednesday hearing on marine monument designations. “There was never intent of that.” Republicans on the House Committee on Natural Resources have long criticized former President Barack Obama’s use of the Antiquities Act to put millions of square miles off limits to commercial fishing with little to no input from locals. With President...
  • Fake News, Exposed

    02/27/2017 8:21:37 PM PST · by RightGeek · 8 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 2/27/2017 | Lee Smith
    Obama's "echo chamber" lives on and the media are still buying... In an article on the Atlantic website, a former Obama White House staffer explains why she resigned from the Trump White House after only eight days. . . . Hers was the second story in less than a week in which a government official explained that they’d resigned because of Trump’s policies. Ned Price, a CIA analyst who worked at the Obama White House, authored a cri de coeur for the Washington Post to explain why his disagreements with Trump’s policies prompted him to leave government service. “To be...
  • North Atlantic Storm With Hurricane-Force Winds Produces Extraordinary Satellite Images

    02/06/2017 11:01:23 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 18 replies
    Weather.com ^ | Feb 6 2017 | Chris Dolce
    A powerful low-pressure system with hurricane-force winds intensified over the north Atlantic Ocean Sunday and Monday, resulting in extraordinary imagery from satellites in space. Winds in the intense non-tropical cyclone were estimated to be at least 90 mph late Sunday, said NOAA's Ocean Prediction Center, which also analyzed the storm with a central pressure as low as 932 millibars Monday morning. In general, a lower atmospheric pressure correlates with a more intense storm. For reference, the lowest central pressure of last October's Hurricane Matthew was 934 millibars. Despite the similar pressure at its peak, wind speeds in non-tropical cyclones such...
  • Monster winter storm expected to churn up 50-foot waves in the open Atlantic

    01/31/2017 3:15:45 AM PST · by C19fan · 36 replies
    Washington Post ^ | January 30, 2017 | Angela Fritz
    A monster winter storm is taking shape along the East Coast this week, and the National Weather Service is calling for 50-foot waves in the Atlantic by Tuesday. That’s not just a shot-in-the-dark — if you add up all of the forecast data, there’s over a 90 percent chance that wave heights will exceed 30 feet. This storm is the same trough of low pressure that dipped into the Mid-Atlantic on Sunday and dropped a few inches of snow in the D.C. area. On Monday morning, the storm was just 1005 millibars — barely a low pressure system at all. But...
  • Abortion Science: Heartbeats Are Imaginary, Unborn Babies Aren’t Alive, And Ultrasounds (trunc)

    01/25/2017 7:30:14 AM PST · by Mrs. Don-o · 39 replies
    The Federalist ^ | January 24, 2017 | Sean Davis
    Forget the war on babies. The abortion industry has a new enemy: ultrasounds. In a bizarre and rambling 2,600-word feature piece published on Tuesday, The Atlantic writer Moira Weigel took a sledgehammer to basic science and then did her best to vacuum its brains out before anyone could figure out what just happened. The article’s headline is bad enough—”How the Ultrasound Pushed the Idea That a Fetus Is a Person”—but its subhed is the real work of art: “The technology has been used to create an ‘imaginary’ heartbeat and sped-up videos that falsely depict a response to stimulus.” There...
  • Study finds potential instability in Atlantic Ocean water circulation system

    01/05/2017 7:32:16 AM PST · by pa_dweller · 38 replies
    Yale University ^ | 1/4/17 | Jim Shelton
    One of the world’s largest ocean circulation systems may not be as stable as today’s weather models predict, according to a new study. In fact, changes in the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC) — the same deep-water ocean current featured in the movie “The Day After Tomorrow” — could occur quite abruptly, in geologic terms, the study says. The research appears in the Jan. 4 online edition of the journal Science Advances.
  • Obama Oil Drilling Ban on Thin Ice

    12/24/2016 5:14:32 AM PST · by Kaslin · 49 replies
    American Thinker ^ | December 24, 2016 | Daniel John Sobieski
    resident Obama apparently wants his legacy to be one of energy starvation for the United States and dependence on foreign energy from friendly places like Saudi Arabia and Iran. His ban on offshore drilling in federally owned waters off our Atlantic and Arctic coasts makes no sense, either environmentally or economically. As the Washington Times notes, Obama thinks he can get away with it: Vowing that his successor won’t be able to reverse his actions, President Obama on Tuesday used executive authority to permanently ban new offshore drilling in federally owned waters off the Atlantic coast and in the Arctic...
  • BREAKING: Trump Source Confirms The Atlantic To Be Barred From Access Due To Ioffe hire

    12/14/2016 11:16:15 PM PST · by Az Joe · 72 replies
    GotNews ^ | 12-14-16 | GotNews
    President-elect Donald J. Trump’s inner circle will be cutting off access to David Bradley’s The Atlantic magazine after a disgusting tweet by one of its new hires, Julia Ioffe, a highly-placed source has confirmed to GotNews.