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  • Gloria Steinem says young women support Bernie Sanders because 'that's where the boys are'

    02/07/2016 5:22:35 AM PST · by Marcus
    Blasting News ^ | February 7, 2016 | Mark R. Whittington
    The first mistake that Gloria Steinem, the aging feminist icon, made was appearing on Bill Maher’s HBO show “Real Time.” The second mistake she made was offering an opinion as to why young women are flocking to Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, the venerable avowed socialist. “When you’re young, you’re thinking, ‘Where are the boys? The boys are with Bernie,' she said."
  • Marco Rubio staggers under attacks by Chris Christie at GOP debate

    02/07/2016 4:42:21 AM PST · by Marcus · 16 replies
    Blasting News ^ | February 7, 2016 | Mark R. Whittington
    The good news for Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Florida was that he entered Saturday night’s GOP debate in New Hampshire with the wind at his back, having gotten an unexpected third place performance in the Iowa Caucus. The bad news for Rubio was that he arrived at the debate with a target drawn at his back. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie fired at that target with both barrels, staggering the young presidential candidate. Rubio did not help himself by making the rookie mistake of repeating a line about President Barack Obama at least four times, suggesting that he was preprogrammed and...
  • Reaganite's SUNDAY FUNNIES

    02/07/2016 3:26:10 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 3 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 07 February 2016 | Reaganite Republican
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  • Marco Rubio has a new name.... Marco RUBOT !

    02/07/2016 12:31:35 AM PST · by Celtic_Storm · 20 replies
    Talking Points Memo ^ | 2-6-16 | Allegra Kirkland
    "New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie tore Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) apart on Saturday night for repeating the exact same line about President Barack Obama three times in four minutes during ABC’s Republican presidential debate, calling it his memorized 25-second speech. http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/christie-rubio-scripted-abc-debate
  • Indoor agriculture called ‘next major enhancement’ to US food supply

    02/06/2016 11:50:56 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    The Augusta Free Press ^ | January 25, 2016
    Indoor agriculture has definitely put down roots in the United States. Vegetable Growers News in 2015 cited a white paper released at the third annual Indoor Ag-Con that outlined 15 existing commercial-scale rooftop greenhouses and vertical farms in the U.S. Authors of the report, titled Indoor Crop Production: Feeding the Future, conceded that indoor farming will never replace conventional outdoor agriculture. "It will instead augment the food chain to create a diverse, distributed system more resilient to supply shocks and better prepared to meet the demands of a global population." Indoor agriculture typically entails growing produce with hydroponic and aeroponic...
  • GOP Debate Number 526

    02/06/2016 8:52:08 PM PST · by pboyington · 9 replies
    US Defense Watch ^ | February 6, 2016 | Ray Starmann
    The Republican debate lingered on for three, count ‘em three whole hours. By the top of the second hour, I was channel surfing. An old episode of Barnaby Jones seemed more stimulating than Kasich discussing Medicaid issues in Cleveland. By the bottom of the second hour, I was nodding off and dreaming that I was in a genie bottle with Mary Katherine Ham. All they needed was for Fiorina and Gilmore (yes, he’s still in the race) to show up and you could have had a Hollywood Squares lineup with Trump as center square. The main gist of the debate...
  • Similarities Between Traditional Conservatives And Feminists

    02/06/2016 8:21:23 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 6 replies
    Chateau Heartiste ^ | February 6, 2016 | CH
    Tradcons and feminists have more in common than either would care to confront. Browsing popular alt-right outposts, I’ve found that a significant number of them — not all; I don’t mean this to be a sweeping indictment of the tradcon right — share with feminists a misunderstanding of sex differences and of the functioning of the sexual market (hint: it’s transactional in nature, and sneering at the messenger won’t change that fact).
  • New Hampshire Debate Today (Pre-debate commentary)

    02/06/2016 6:58:37 PM PST · by smoothsailing · 17 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | 2-6-2016 | sundance
    February 6, 2016 New Hampshire Debate Today by sundance Candidate Donald Trump must have a massive amount of confidence in his New Hampshire operation. Another day passes without any Donald Trump event in/around New Hampshire in the lead-up to the 8pm Saturday ABC Debate at Saint Anslem College.“A third of likely Republican voters in New Hampshire said they could change their minds before Tuesday, according to a Suffolk University-Boston Globe poll released Friday, which had Trump leading at 29 percent followed by Rubio at 19 percent and Kasich at 13 percent.” (link)For the Saturday night debate ABC News is partnered...
  • D.C. City Council Passes Measure to Pay Criminals to NOT Commit Crime

    02/06/2016 6:22:18 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 40 replies
    MRC TV ^ | February 5, 2016 10:16am ET | Nick Kangadis
    The District of Columbia (D.C.) City Council has passed a measure that would pay people $9,000 a year to NOT commit crimes. The mafia has a word for this: extortion. Except in this case, the mafia are the potential criminals, and the neighborhood business owners are the D.C. government. Under the measure, which still has to be approved by the mayor, city officials would choose 200 people a year that they consider to be at high risk for committing or becoming a victim of a crime. ...
  • "The Transfiguration--and Exodus--of Our Lord" (Sermon on Luke 9:28-36)

    02/06/2016 5:03:56 PM PST · by Charles Henrickson · 4 replies
    stmatthewbt.org ^ | February 7, 2016 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    "The Transfiguration--and Exodus--of Our Lord" (Luke 9:28-36) Today is the Transfiguration of Our Lord. This is the festival we celebrate every year on the last Sunday after the Epiphany. We have seen Christ's glory as the incarnate Son of God being manifested throughout the Epiphany season, beginning with the visit of the wise men on Epiphany itself. At the Baptism of Our Lord, Christ's messiahship was attested and affirmed by the Holy Spirit descending on him in the form of a dove and the voice of the Father coming from heaven, "You are my beloved Son; with you I am...
  • Ranger Gets Confirmed Kill With MRE Spoon (Language warning)

    02/06/2016 4:24:24 PM PST · by FunkyZero · 22 replies
    http://gruntstuff.com ^ | 02/04/2016 | Garndog ?
    For now I’m going to leave names out of this because he didn’t want his name out there but I’ve confirmed the story with people that were there and know him so if you do know his name please don’t post it in the comments.
  • Greenfield: Bernie Sanders Spent Months at Marxist-Stalinist Kibbutz

    02/06/2016 3:41:10 PM PST · by Louis Foxwell · 13 replies
    FrontPage ^ | February 4, 2016 | Daniel Greenfield
    Bernie Sanders Spent Months at Marxist-Stalinist Kibbutz February 4, 2016 Daniel Greenfield Bernie Sanders has a complicated history with Israel. Back in the 70s, he called for denying weapons to Israel before the Yom Kippur War. His voting record on Israel in the Senate was spotty at best. He called for "aggressive normalization" with the terror state of Iran at the Democratic debate. But defenders keep mentioning that he and his anti-Israel brother Larry, who is with the Green Party in the UK, spent time at a Kibbutz in Israel. When Bernie Sanders entered the race, there was a good...
  • Keeping Reagan Alive in an Age of Impulse and Amnesia

    02/06/2016 3:08:54 PM PST · by don-o · 3 replies
    The Imaginative Conservative ^ | 8/9/15 | George Nash
    Perhaps the most important fact to assimilate about modern American conservatism is that it is not, and has never been, monolithic. It is a coalition with many points of origin and diverse tendencies, not always easy to reconcile. And because of this fact, there has long been a felt need among many conservatives to integrate the Right's divergent components into a philosophically coherent--or at least functional--force. Hence the frequent use of the term fusionism, a word coined more than fifty years ago. Conservatives often like to say that they adhere to a body of immutable truths about human nature and...
  • WI: Governor Walker Signs Gun Reform AB13 4 February, 2016

    02/06/2016 2:27:32 PM PST · by marktwain · 18 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 5 February, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    AB13 is an incremental improvement that establishes a timeline for firearms owners to have their property returned. From walker.wi.gov: Assembly Bill 13 - intends to return property to owners who have been cleared of charges relating to the seizure of a firearm or ammunition. The bill creates a timeline for this process to ensure individuals will no longer be subject to long wait times for the return of their property. Authored by Representative Daniel Knodl (R - Germantown) and Senator Stephen Nass (R - Whitewater), the bill passed the Assembly on a voice vote and was concurred by the...
  • Obama Signs TPP Deal While Media Remains Silent, 450K People to Lose Jobs

    02/06/2016 2:20:40 PM PST · by xzins · 46 replies
    Young Conservatives ^ | 6 Feb 16 | John S. Roberts
    Distractions are Barack Obama’s best friend. While most of us focus on tonight’s eighth Republican debate or last week’s Iowa caucus or what have you, 44 was busy doing something behind our backs knowing that the media wouldn’t report. However, not everyone turns the other cheek, Mr. President. From IndependentSentinel: The Trans Pacific Partnership, one of the biggest multinational trade deals ever, has been quietly signed by ministers from its 12 member nations in New Zealand. The 12 nations account for some 40% of the world’s economy – they now have two years to ratify or reject the pact. Not...
  • New Clinton Defense on Email Scandal: ‘Everybody Did It’ [semi-satire]

    02/06/2016 2:01:12 PM PST · by John Semmens · 5 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 7 Feb 2016 | John Semmens
    A recent discovery that former Secretaries of State Colin Powell and Condoleezza Rice may have received a handful of classified emails on their private computers prompted Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton to claim she's been exonerated. "The vast right-wing conspiracy trying to derail my campaign has been rebutted by this new evidence," Hillary contended. "Singling me out when the use of private computers for transmitting classified government communications was standard practice reveals the baseless hypocrisy of their charges." Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif) says "Clinton's 'everybody did it' argument is a gross distortion of reality. It's akin to a notorious drunk...
  • Starting a new Meme "Least Germany" ~ Extreme Vanity

    02/06/2016 2:00:50 PM PST · by GraceG · 7 replies
    I just came up with a meme that I think may stick in relation to allt he crap that Angela Merkel is piling onto Germany right now. "Least Germany" Merkel is Originally from "East Germany", her parents had connection to the Stasi as well. So Behold the leader of "Least Germany"
  • EXCLUSIVE: Tea Party Founder: Rush, I Love You, But You’re Dead Wrong About Marco Rubio…

    02/06/2016 1:38:20 PM PST · by Critical 1 · 82 replies
    Politistick ^ | February 6, 2016 | Keli Carender
    "Rush, I love you, but you're dead wrong about Marco Rubio - he's a sleazy snake and his electability is a myth." ~ Keli Carender, Founder of the modern day American Tea Party movement I love Rush Limbaugh. I'm not afraid to admit it. I am a 30-something Ditto Head. He's one of my heroes, and always will be. Therefore, it pains me to write this, but it must be done. I can't listen to this defense of Marco Rubio as a full-throated conservative any longer without going a little crazy. So, here it goes. Rush, I love you, but...
  • Jeff Sessions Slams Marco Rubio On Immigration, Praises Trump, Cruz

    02/06/2016 10:44:45 AM PST · by MLL · 48 replies
    Breitbart ^ | February 6, 2016 | by Patrick Howley
    MANCHESTER, N.H. – Alabama Senator Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL)criticized Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL)stance on immigration while praising Donald Trump ahead of Tuesday’s New Hampshire primary. Sessions, the senator viewed as the intellectual godfather of the conservative movement as it clashes with the Republican establishment in this primary, praised Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX)but warned against Rubio in an interview with New England-based radio host Howie Carr on Friday night. “This is the deal. If the American people nominate a Republican candidate who favors amnesty and pathway to citizenship for illegals…then the matter is lost,” Sessions said gravely. “There is one opportunity...
  • Former President Carter Endorses Trump [semi-satire]

    02/06/2016 10:41:37 AM PST · by John Semmens · 2 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 7 Feb 2016 | John Semmens
    Former Democratic President Jimmy Carter says his favorite GOP candidate for president is Donald Trump. He explained the surprising endorsement by pointing out "Trump is completely malleable. I don't think he has any fixed positions. From my perspective this is more preferable than a far right wing ideologue like Ted Cruz." "Cruz would clearly be an enemy of the progressive policies Obama has implemented," Carter continued. "He'd try to undo them and would shut down the government if he felt it necessary to achieve his goals. With Trump I think we could be confident that wouldn't happen. Trump has been...
  • Trump is Smashing Stuff Hulk-Style with the Political Words that Fly From His Mouth

    02/06/2016 10:15:20 AM PST · by County Agent Hank Kimball · 24 replies
    Trumpbart News ^ | 2/6/2016 | Trumpbart News
  • Obama’s war against medical marijuana is the biggest of any president

    02/06/2016 9:51:27 AM PST · by grundle · 35 replies
    wordpress ^ | February 6, 2016 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    Obama's war against medical marijuana is the biggest of any president, which is the exact opposite of what he had promised Campaign promisesIn May 2008, Obama campaign spokesperson Ben LaBolt said that Obama would end DEA raids on medical marijuana in states where it's legal.Also in 2008, Obama said that he supported the "basic concept of using medical marijuana for the same purposes and with the same controls as other drugs" and that he was "not going to be using Justice Department resources to try to circumvent state laws."Federal raids against medical marijuana in states where it's legalDespite Obama’s campaign...
  • How the Western media and world leaders have Israeli blood on their hands

    02/06/2016 8:49:14 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/06/16 | Barry Shaw
    By covering up and supporting Palestinian deadly aims they have the blood of innocent Israelis on their hands as they aid and abet a malevolent and murderous Palestinian agenda When people of sound minds display clear signs of deviation from reality it demands of us to examine the symptom and expose the defect. For quite some time, Israelis and others that have clear-eyed views of the world have been increasingly troubled by leading influence and opinion makers who seem to have wandered off into some unvirtuous virtual world of their own. From an Israeli perspective, it is a world where...
  • Trump goes for the jugular then backs off

    02/06/2016 8:46:57 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 48 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/06/16 | A. Dru Kristenev
    Trump's playbook: Fueling a rumor mill is the worst kind of manipulation of dedicated followers Having first backed Donald Trump as he came out swinging on the campaign trail, too much has passed his lips and subsequently been deposited into the timeless archives of video to be ignored. This will most certainly bring Trump supporters down onto my neck with hatchets, but the obvious can’t be overlooked. A brilliant builder of a real estate empire, Trump has become a media manager extraordinaire over the decades. It is all based on mainstream media indolence, its willingness to receive and broadcast radical...
  • A letter from Barack Obama to Hillary Clinton

    02/06/2016 8:45:16 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/06/16 | Obie Usategui
    Despite our obvious differences, Michelle and I will always hold you and Bill in high esteem as one of our closest enemies and shall always cherish the memories, disappointments, havoc you have both brought forth to our lives, my administration Dear Hillary: I hope by the time you receive this letter, you find yourself well and in good spirits amidst your grueling presidential campaign. I did not want to waste any time in responding to your inquiry regarding my intent to endorse you. In consideration to your request, however, there are issues, most of which, I deem crucial and in...
  • Is it Time for Women to Register for the Selective Service Program?

    02/06/2016 8:32:21 AM PST · by darkwing104 · 26 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | February 5, 2016 | Jim Emerson, staff writer
    This week, while addressing the Senate Armed Services Committee regarding the ongoing effort to open combat positions to female troops, the Marine Corps commandant and Army chief of staff both told senators "that they believe women should be required to sign up for the military draft now that they are being integrated into all combat positions." The generals, Robert Neller, USMC and Mark Milley, US Army, told the committee that women should no longer be exempted from the Selective Service program. The integration of women into combat position without a long term study by the defense department is being forced...
  • Ted Cruz on Immigration in 2011. The Only Video You Need to See…

    02/06/2016 8:09:15 AM PST · by justlittleoleme · 66 replies
    Louder with crowder ^ | February 6 2016 | Steven Crowder
    In a few of their debates, there has been some – well, debate – about where Ted Cruz really stands on illegal immigration and amnesty. Here he is, in his own words, in 2011 when he was running for US Senate… I’m strongly opposed to illegal immigration/ I am categorically opposed to amnesty. And I strongly support legal immigrants who follow the rules and come here to work towards achieving the American dream. Now with respect to securing the borders, I approach this as someone who has spent much of his adult life with law enforcement. It makes utterly no...
  • Greenfield: Bernie Sanders Beats Hillary in a Lying Contest

    02/06/2016 8:08:54 AM PST · by Louis Foxwell · 24 replies
    FrontPage ^ | February 5, 2016 | Daniel Greenfield
    Bernie Sanders Beats Hillary in a Lying Contest The angry old leftist future of the Democrats. February 5, 2016 Daniel Greenfield Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. The future of the Democratic Party was two angry old leftists screaming at each other for two hours to decide who hates capitalism more. With the MSNBC and the Democratic Party's logos on a red background, the stage was set for a redder than red debate. Red was everywhere, reflected in the thick glasses of Bernie Sanders and in the...
  • Chart Clearly Illustrates Difference Between Jesus and Muhammad

    02/06/2016 8:08:26 AM PST · by suman · 25 replies
    Following is a chart that shows some of the strong differences between Jesus and Mohammed.
  • Ted Cruz Didn’t Lie: The Entire Carson/Cruz Fight Timeline

    02/06/2016 7:39:06 AM PST · by GodGunsGuts · 167 replies
    Constitution ^ | February 5, 2016 | Rob Knowles
    Politics is a fast-paced and unpredictable game, and sometimes, unfortunate things happen. That's the best way I can describe what occurred on caucus night in Iowa when CNN implied that Ben Carson was dropping out of the Republican race, and the Cruz campaign swiftly alerted caucus-goers that they should consider voting for Ted Cruz instead. Let's start from the beginning. Shortly before the Iowa caucus was set to begin, CNN's Jake Tapper reported: ...
  • Dancing The Aerostars Into the History Books

    02/06/2016 7:32:19 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 5 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 2-6-2016 | MOTUS
    I’m pretty sure you’ve seen the Dancing Queens by now:I can’t identify all of them butt I do recognize the burgundy one as the esteemed Madame Senator from Michigan, Debbie Stabenow.If any of you can identify the rest of the Aerostars on stage with Hilz, please do. For clarity, kindly do so by color:THESE ARE THE AEROSTARS:Black, Gray, Blue, Light Blue, Burgundy, Pink THIS IS HILLARY (ROYAL BLUE), DANCING WITH THE AEROSTARS:CAUTION: HARD LANDING AHEAD FOOTNOTES: (Wikipedia) The Ford Aerostar is a minivan that was manufactured and marketed by Ford for the 1986 to 1997 model years in the United...
  • Why the strategy the Broncos used to clobber Tom Brady may be useless against Cam Newton

    02/06/2016 6:28:36 AM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 60 replies
    businessinsider ^ | February 04, 2016 | Scott Davis
    In the AFC Championship, the Denver Broncos defense clobbered Tom Brady, sacking him four times, hitting him 20 times, and forcing him into two interceptions.
  • An Open Letter to Ben Carson

    02/06/2016 6:00:34 AM PST · by Shery · 31 replies
    6 Feb. 2016 | vanity
    Dr. Carson, While I did not support you this time around, I liked you. You seemed genuine and up to now, a real Christian. Since December, you have been bleeding staff, most of which left to go to Ted Cruz's campaign. Even the morning of the caucus, several more left. In December, we read that several staffers had complained that your 'friend' Armstrong Williams was listened to more than your paid staff and several missteps had occurred because of that. You apparently still listen and confide in him, hence the misstep just before the caucus Monday night. Since you are...
  • Obama Pitches Muslim TV Shows [semi-satire]

    02/05/2016 10:25:39 PM PST · by John Semmens · 26 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 7 Feb 2016 | John Semmens
    Appalled by the over-representation of Muslims as terrorists in national security themed TV shows, President Obama called for broadcasters to air a more varied array of programs featuring Muslim characters. "One idea I came up with is a family comedy," the President said. "There's this daughter who refuses to marry the nephew her father has chosen for her. So, the father and nephew shoot her and dump the body in a river. But she comes back as a ghost or zombie and haunts them with a series of weekly pranks. In one episode the daughter disguises herself as salesperson in...
  • New evidence that voter ID laws ‘skew democracy’ in favor of white Republicans (barf-ola)

    02/05/2016 10:05:42 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 55 replies
    Washington Post WonkBlog ^ | February 6, 2016 | Christopher Ingraham
    Voter fraud is, for all intents and purposes, practically nonexistent. The best available research on the topic, by Loyola Law School professor Justin Levitt, found only 31 credible incidents of voter impersonation in an investigation of over 1 billion votes cast. But that hasn't dampened Republican efforts to pass a spate of strict voter ID laws since 2008. And it hasn't hurt the public's overall enthusiasm for those laws, either. But the results of a new working paper from political scientists at University of California, San Diego suggest folks may want to consider. The researchers analyzed turnout in recent elections...
  • 9th Circuit Court Would Likely Keep Cruz Off Ballot

    02/05/2016 8:22:26 PM PST · by kathsua · 308 replies
    London Telegraph ^ | February 5th, 2016 | reasonmclucus
    Those who think Sen. Ted Cruz can be elected to a job he isn’t eligible for are ignoring the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco. If Republicans make the mistake of nominating Cruz for President of the United States, Democrats in California and other states will challenge his eligibility. There’s at least a 90% probability the 9th Circuit Court in San Francisco would rule him ineligible because he is a naturalized citizen rather than a “natural born citizen” as required by the Constitution.
  • Carson Adviser Armstrong Williams, Not Cruz Campaign, Announced Possible Suspension of Campaign

    02/05/2016 7:23:22 PM PST · by TBP · 124 replies
    The conservative Historian ^ | February 2, 2016 | Jonathan Henderson
    Carson’s team has yet to produce corroborating emails to prove their allegations. It still remains possible, given that reports just past midnight might suggest Carson may well drop out. Speculation abounded Monday night that GOP presidential hopeful Ben Carson might drop out of the race, after news broke that Carson was not sticking around in Iowa to wait out caucus results, nor heading directly to New Hampshire or South Carolina for the next primaries on the calendar. The Carson campaign, now involved in another PR nightmare, had to dispel the rumors later today by blaming everyone but what the doctor...
  • Talking Heads - Wild, Wild Life

    02/05/2016 7:05:33 PM PST · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 21 replies
    YOUTUBE.COM ^ | 22 APRIL 2010 | EDGAR ALDRETT
    Video at link
  • The immigration case, made simple

    02/05/2016 6:59:12 PM PST · by Elderberry · 3 replies
    SCOTUSblog ^ | 2/5/2016 | Lyle Denniston
    Next week, the blog will publish a series of articles - a symposium - on the major immigration case now under review by the Supreme Court: United States v. Texas. The Justices will hold a hearing on the case in late April. This post provides a basic explanation of that case in non-legal terms. ------ Like every other independent nation, America has the right to decide who comes into the country, to stay or just to visit. But because the borders are not tightly sealed, many foreign nationals enter without official permission and remain. Once here, many of them live...
  • Dog placed in shelter by family she saved from fire

    02/05/2016 6:56:44 PM PST · by chrisinoc · 50 replies
    NBC4i.com ^ | 2/5/2016 | NBC4 Staff
    GLEN ROSE, TX (WCMH)- Last August, Snickers the dog saved her family by waking them up when the RV they were sleeping in caught fire. Now she needs someone to save her. According to CBS DFW, Snickers, a 1-year-old shar pei mix was credited with saving her family that night, but that same family recently moved and couldn’t take her with them. She was placed in the Glen Rose Animal Shelter in Texas.
  • The LA Times Wants You to Feel Bad About Babies Being Born

    02/05/2016 6:51:49 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 19 replies
    MRC TV ^ | February 4, 2016 | Brittany M. Hughes
    In bold, stark lettering, an article by the LA Times featured the following ground-breaking headline splashed across its Wednesday edition: “After Texas Stopped Funding Planned Parenthood, Low-Income Women Had More Babies.” The article is based on a recent study conducted by the Population Research Center at the University of Texas at Austin and published in the New England Journal of Medicine, which seeks to link a recent 1.9 percent increase in Texas births paid for by Medicaid to the fact that the state cut off funding to the nation's largest abortion provider last year. In other words, more babies are...
  • 'Armani Communist' divides China (Communist Party Rich)

    02/05/2016 6:41:42 PM PST · by goldstategop · 2 replies
    BBC Trending Blogs ^ | 02/06/2016 | bbctrending
    However wealthy Liu's parents may or may not be, it is clear that this is a boy who is no stranger to attention. He is known as a child star who acts and sings. More than 20,000 people follow his Weibo page. He's famous for appearing on a local Shenzhen-based show called "Family Show". Some admirers have condoned Liu Bo's choice of suit and complimented him on his appearance. "Please make this Armani wearing youth's clothing be the whole countries' primary and secondary school uniform" said one Weibo post which received more than 10,000 likes. During the years of the...
  • In Iowa Cruz Fared Better Than Rubio Or Trump With Young And Blue Collar Voters

    02/05/2016 5:18:40 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 34 replies
    The Lonely Conservative ^ | February 4, 2016
    Gee, I thought we shouldn't vote for Ted Cruz in the Republican primary because he's an icky conservative who can't appeal to young and blue collar voters. If that's the case, why did he do better than Donald Trump and Marco Rubio with both groups? According to entrance polling, among the roughly half of all Republican voters without a college degree, Cruz won 30 percent of the vote, eclipsing Trump's 28 percent. Marco Rubio was a distant third, winning the support of just 17 percent of voters without college degrees. Cruz did 5 points better among voters without college degrees...
  • Exclusive: Presidential hopefuls Sanders, Clinton in dead heat - Reuters/Ipsos poll

    02/05/2016 4:31:23 PM PST · by mandaladon · 22 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 5 Feb 2016 | Chris Kahn
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has erased Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's wide lead for the Democratic presidential nomination since the start of year, putting the two in a dead heat nationally, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll. Clinton leads Sanders 48 percent to 45 percent among Democratic voters, according to the poll of 512 Americans, conducted Feb. 2-5 following the Iowa caucus. The poll has a credibility interval of 5 percentage points. Democrats had been supporting Clinton by more than a 2-to-1 margin at the beginning of the year. Sanders has narrowed that lead considerably over the...
  • Obama to propose $10-a-barrel oil tax

    02/05/2016 4:28:38 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 46 replies
    The Politico ^ | February 4, 2016 | Michael Grunwald
    President Barack Obama is about to unveil an ambitious plan for a "21st century clean transportation system." And he hopes to fund it with a tax on oil. Obama aides told POLITICO that when he releases his final budget request next week, the president will propose more than $300 billion worth of investments over the next decade in mass transit, high-speed rail, self-driving cars, and other transportation approaches designed to reduce carbon emissions and congestion. To pay for it all, Obama will call for a $10 "fee" on every barrel of oil, a surcharge that would be paid by oil...
  • Obama's Intercepted Email: His Worries about the Naval Threat from USS Intrepid Trump

    02/05/2016 3:55:06 PM PST · by poconopundit · 5 replies
    A Pictorial Satire, Free Republic ^ | 2/5/2016 | PoconoPundit
    <p>The 19th century Barbary pirates of Tripoli had it all wrong.</p> <p>It's foolish to attack the Judeo-Christian infidels with pirates and armies.</p> <p>The secret is very simple: steadily poison the roots of their society from within.</p>
  • DOWN TICKET CONSERVATIVES, WHERE ARE THEY? (Vanity)

    02/05/2016 3:48:41 PM PST · by txnativegop · 47 replies
    Feb. 5, 2016 | txnativegop
    The primary season has started. The top three candidates have been identified. I would pose the following question to all conservatives in this country. WHERE ARE THE SOLIDLY CONSERVATIVE, DOWN-TICKET CANDIDATES?
  • Black Lives Matter activist DeRay McKesson to run for Baltimore mayor

    02/05/2016 2:35:51 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    Al Jazeera America ^ | February 4, 2016 | Renee Lewis
    Candidacy criticized by BLM chapter co-founder, who says movement should stand apart from political establishment. Black Lives Matter activist DeRay McKesson has announced that he will run for mayor of Baltimore, his hometown, a decision that has angered critics who accuse him of being too cozy with the political establishment. One of those critics is Marissa Jenae Johnson, co-founder of the Seattle chapter of Black Lives Matter (BLM), a civil rights movement that came to prominence during protests in the aftermath of the police killing of black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, in the summer of 2014. "McKesson's entry...
  • Switzerland: Pupils sent home for wearing "racist" tradition Swiss Edelweiss shirts

    02/05/2016 2:34:04 PM PST · by Lorianne · 35 replies
    Diversity Macht Frei ^ | 16 December 2015
    Ten pupils at a secondary school in Gossau turned up for their lessons wearing an edelweiss shirt on Friday. A teacher was very unhappy at the sight of this typically Swiss clothing; he asked them to go and put something else on. According to the "SonntagsZeitung", the teacher considered that this manner of dress conveyed "racist and xenophobic" ideas. The ten pupils decided to come to school wearing peasant shirts and to sing patriotic songs to show their "pride in being Swiss". Tensions with classmates of Balkan origin are said to be at the origin of this initiative, reports the...
  • What the government is still hiding about the JFK assassination

    02/05/2016 2:20:39 PM PST · by PROCON · 124 replies
    politico ^ | Feb. 4, 2016 | BRYAN BENDER
    The National Archives, for the first time ever, released a list of documents related to the assassination that are still shielded from public view.More than five decades after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, thousands of government files detailing the activities and testimony of shadowy spies, long-deceased witnesses and others with possible knowledge of the events remain shielded from public view. The government gave a first-ever peek at what's still out there Thursday, as the National Archives released a list of the 3,063 documents that have been "fully withheld" since JFK's murder in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963....