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  • Iraqi Forces Find Mass Graves In Oil Wells Near Kirkuk

    11/20/2017 10:47:22 AM PST · by bananaman22 · 5 replies
    Oilprice.com ^ | 20-11-2017 | Paraskova
    Iraq’s security forces have found mass graves inside oil wells in an area in northeastern Iraq close to the oil-rich Kirkuk, and they believe the bodies are of civilians executed by ISIS, a security source told local media on Monday. Iraq will now collect DNA samples to identify the victims, the security source told The Baghdad Post. This is not the first time a mass grave has been uncovered by Iraqi forces who have recaptured almost all of Iraq’s territory formerly held by ISIS militants.
  • Socialist Students Reject Food Drive Challenge [semi-satire]

    11/20/2017 10:28:00 AM PST · by John Semmens · 1 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 19 Nov 2017 | John Semmens
    At Kent State University in Ohio, two left-wing student clubs—the Young Democratic Socialists of America (YDSA) and the Socialist Collective (SC)–rejected a challenge from Young Americans for Liberty (YAL) and Turning Point USA (TPUSA) to see which organization could gather the most food for poor people in a campus-wide canned food drive. YDSA chapter co-chair, Ethan Comeriato, explained “While in the short run the food drive would benefit the public our participation would detract from our long-term goal of helping the poor through socialism. The flaw in all charitable giving is that the giver has the option to refuse. In...
  • Russia Vetoes Extension of Syrian Chemical Weapons Investigation Mandate

    11/20/2017 10:14:40 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/20/17 | Joseph Klein
    Russia has been playing games with innocent lives by undermining the ability to get at the truth regarding who is responsible for unleashing horrendous chemical attacks in Syria The mandate of an international expert panel investigating use of chemical weapons in Syria, known as the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons-United Nations Joint Investigative Mechanism (JIM), has expired. JIM was established by the United Nations Security Council, unanimously, in 2015 to identify “to the greatest extent feasible” individuals, entities, groups or governments perpetrating, organizing, sponsoring or otherwise involved in the use of chemicals as weapons in Syria. With its...
  • Sexual Harassment––Puhleeze!

    11/20/2017 9:59:56 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 14 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/20/17 | Joan Swirsky
    And you want America to take you seriously?! Puhleeze! I have a vivid memory of putting on my mother’s high heels and covering my head with the veiled hat she wore on special occasions. All decked out, I made my way up The Boulevard in New Haven to our neighbor’s home about four houses away. And on that sojourn, I have an equally vivid memory of a man sitting on his porch and stopping me in my tracks with his comments. “Well well well, Missy, don’t we look pretty! And where would you be going today looking so beautiful?” It...
  • Turkey's Mosque Islamizes Denmark

    11/20/2017 8:30:26 AM PST · by SaveMySweden · 8 replies
    SMS - Save My Sweden ^ | 11/20/2017 | Judith Bergman
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan clearly sees Turks living in the West as a spearhead of Islam."Yes, integrate yourselves into German society but don't assimilate yourselves. No one has the right to deprive us of our culture and our identity", Erdogan told Turks in Germany as early as in 2011.
  • Hunter survives a Close Encounter with a Mountain Lion within 5 Yards

    11/20/2017 8:20:41 AM PST · by w1n1 · 20 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 11/20/2017 | D Ross
    Hunters usually hate it when they become the hunted. This is what happened to Dylan Ross from Colorado. Most of the time mountain lions are like the dark shadows lurking from beyond. But in this rare instances, this mountain lion attacked Dylan. Dylan was working a particular area for deer when he encountered this mountain lion within 5 yards. Here’s his excerpt from his FB page. “Words can’t even describe my hunting experience yesterday. I was and hour over a vertical mountain before it got light. I got to the other side and was sneaking through the timber then suddenly...
  • Bitter Hillary fantasizes about leaving Earth to be president on another planet

    11/20/2017 7:24:29 AM PST · by McGruff · 76 replies
    The American Mirror ^ | November 19, 2017 | Kyle Olson
    Hillary Clinton really wants to be president — even if that means blasting off from Earth to do so. The failed Democratic candidate recently talked with Now This, a liberal online news outlet, where she pined for a presidency. While discussing a variety of topics, Clinton envisioned leaving Earth and venturing Earth 2, where that planet faces the same issues as the actual Earth. “We went to another planet with Hillary,” the caption reads as Clinton and Now This’s Nico Pitney fired off a series of topics. “People joke about Earth 2, where you are president,” he told a giggling...
  • Awesome Power of an A-10 Warthog destroys Taliban

    11/20/2017 6:31:49 AM PST · by w1n1 · 30 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 11/20/2017 | J Hines
    The A-10 Warthog have served the military a long time by providing close air support for our ground troops with great precisions. The following wild video highlights this attributes against a group of Talibans. This video shows you the awesome power of its 30mm GAU-8/A Avenger is a hydraulically driven seven-barrel Gatling-type auto cannon weapon system. This gun can accurately place more than 60 rounds of 30 mm ammunition on target per second. This all happens asynchronously from nearly a mile in the air. Check out the A-10 destroy Taliban video here.
  • Giving the Government Power to Determine Gun Ownership

    11/20/2017 6:17:11 AM PST · by davikkm · 18 replies
    IWB ^ | Mark Angelides
    Legislation is being brought to the Senate (announced Tuesday) in a cross party bid that will effectively mean the Federal government has the final say on who is and who is not allowed to buy a firearm. The measures being proposed are a clear power grab aimed at preventing citizens deemed “unfit” to be banned from making purchases. Led by Senators John Cornyn and Chris Murphy are the architects and it is being supported by the likes of Dianne Feinstein and Orrin Hatch. Essentially, it involves all states submitting names to the National Instant Background Check System (NICS) to ensure...
  • bunkerville standoff trial breaking: feds file motion to ban water rights as defense

    11/20/2017 5:52:08 AM PST · by Nextrush · 10 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 11/20/2017 | Nextrush/Self
    "Saying he was quoting Mark Twain, Whipple said: 'Alcohol is for drinking, water is for fighting' In Cliven Bundy's mind, 'he has a right to the range because he has used it for so long'"...... "Oregon Live" story published 11/14/2017 on opening arguments from Bret Whipple, Cliven Bundy's attorney "....Evidence and arguments of water rights could easily cause the jury to be influenced by the notion that Cliven possessed an ownership interest in the land because he may have possessed water rights on the land, and that he was wronged when ordered to remove his cattle. Indeed one juror presented...
  • Scarborough: Trump Criticism of LaVar Ball is Racist “Dog Whistle”

    11/20/2017 5:21:02 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 76 replies
    FinkelBlog ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Latest installment in the ongoing saga of Everything’s Racist . . . Joe Scarborough has asserted that President Trump deployed a racist “dog whistle” when he recently criticized LaVar Ball. Trump’s beef was that LaVar had refused to give the President any credit for arranging the release of Ball’s son LiAngelo, who along with two other UCLA basketball players had been arrested for shoplifting in China. Get the rest of the story and view the video here.
  • Everyone Should Contribute

    11/20/2017 5:06:31 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 19 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 11-20-17 | MOTUS
    Apparently a head charge for attending Grandma’s Thanksgiving dinner is now trending. Lmao y’all really don’t understand this $30 thanksgiving plate thing. My aunt charges us and cooks everything and we just eat.— Barty Crouch JEvr. (@beetaylora) November 1, 2017 Some have given this idea a thumbs down but it looks like up-votes are trending among progressives. They say it’s not fair for one family to do all the work and pay all the freight; they think everyone should contribute. Too bad they don’t feel that way about taxes.If they treated Thanksgiving the way they treat taxes your rich uncle...
  • oregon standoff: bundy lawyer tackled, tased, arrested, now fighting disbarment

    11/20/2017 4:50:59 AM PST · by Nextrush · 8 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 11/19/2017 | Nextrush/Self
    It was dramatic enough in the courtroom in Portland when all seven defendants accused of being the "leaders" of the Oregon Standoff protest were found not guilty on October 27, 2016. But there was more to come as Ammon Bundy's lawyer, Marcus Mumford, argued for Bundy to be released. The federal government countered about a "retainer" on him for the charges in Nevada but couldn't produce any document stating that when asked by Mumford. They claimed it was "in the office" or something to that effect. A group of federal marshals descended on Mumford, tackling, tasing him and taking him...
  • Liberals Politicize Everything, Especially Sexual Harassment

    11/20/2017 4:46:34 AM PST · by EyesOfTX · 23 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon
    We now have so many sexual harassment charges popping up against Democrat officeholders and Democrat supporters in Hollywood that it is impossible to keep up with. The fake news media is myopically focused on the allegations against Republican senate candidate Roy Moore, but he is without question the exception to the emerging rule that sexual harassment of women, much like voter fraud, is almost solely the province of liberal Democrats. What is it in the liberal male mind that makes them think it’s OK to abuse women? Do they think that, because they support “women’s issues” like abortion on demand...
  • The Lies to Veterans Continue

    11/20/2017 4:44:20 AM PST · by samovar123 · 15 replies
    As a retired military veteran, it has caused great concern to me and countless others what this government had done to veterans in the area of health care. Those that are disabled and need to go to the VA are routinely ignored, or given appointments up to six months in advance, or totally ignored all together. Under President Trump it has gotten better, but still is not of the class it should be. There are now earning limits on who can use VA, with the limit at around 23,000 dollars, hardly enough to live on in todays world. Those that...
  • France should introduce Sharia law and create a Muslim state to avoid civil war says professor

    11/20/2017 4:30:37 AM PST · by blueyon · 69 replies
    CoiceofEurope.com ^ | 11/18/17 | VoiceofEurope
    French professor Christian de Moliner claims it would be impossible to mollify the 30 per cent of Muslims who want to introduce Sharia law in the country without complying with their desires. According to the professor the solution is to create two states with a French law for the French and Sharia law for Muslims who choose for it. He says: “We will never be able to eradicate radical Islamism… While we are not yet at open war, the faithful of the Prophet are already regrouping in areas sometimes governed by special rules.” De Moliner adds that in France a...
  • A Senate of the States: July 3rd – 10th, 1787

    11/20/2017 1:46:19 AM PST · by Jacquerie · 4 replies
    Article V Blog ^ | November 20th 2017 | Rodney Dodsworth
    As John Locke related in his Two Treatises of Government, the legislative power is the essence of republicanism. Despite the lessons of the great Enlightenment philosophers and the Framers’ long experience in colonial and free republican affairs, they experienced much difficulty in designing a suitable, stable, effective legislature for a young and growing society. 1 Yesterday’s grand committee met to address the basis of representation in the legislature. What compromise could overcome large state objections to parity among the states in the senate? Recall that large states feared small state dominance over taxation, and that the small would disproportionately burden...
  • Sokhna World Zone Project presented to investors in Dubai

    11/19/2017 10:11:24 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies
    CPI Financial ^ | November 20, 2017 | Jessica Combes
    Details of the recent agreement to develop an integrated industrial and residential zone at Sokhna in Egypt were presented to investors and businesses in Dubai. Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Group Chairman and CEO, DP World and Admiral Mohab Mamish, Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority and Chairman of the Suez Canal Economic Zone (SCZone), today presented The opportunities to invest and launch operations in the project were outlined to company representatives, many of whom already have existing outlets in Dubai’s Jebel Ali Freezone (Jafza). Sokhna World Zone will create a sustainable industrial area to attract foreign investment and will feature...
  • The Beginner’s Guide to Body Types: Ectomorph, Mesomorph, and Endomorph

    11/19/2017 7:36:48 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 17 replies
    Nerd Fitness ^ | November 15, 2017 | Steve Kamb
    We are all unique. Yes, even you. Your mom was right!And you’re here because questions about your body type and genetics:What body type am I?How does it affect my training and diet?I have bad genetics, how screwed am I?I am a [body type]. Does that mean I shouldn’t do [activity]?We all have different bodies, genetics,reactions from certain foods, strengths, and weaknesses, and thus we each have different activities and behaviors that we’re predisposed to be good at (or struggle with!).The standard way of thinking tells us that we have three main “body types”: EndomorphEctomorphMesomorph (Don’t worry we’ll get into each...
  • Clinton supporters cheer, cry at book signing in downtown Austin

    11/19/2017 6:33:58 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 45 replies
    The Austin American Statesman ^ | November 17, 2017 | Johnathan Silver
    For Lulu Flores, it still hurts. “I really feel for her,” Flores said as her eyes welled. “She did not let anybody down. I felt like we let her down.” On Nov. 8, 2016, Donald Trump was elected president of the United States. His opponent, Hillary Clinton, had been considered the favorite in the race. Clinton won the popular vote, but Trump bested her in the Electoral College. Clinton — who met with hundreds of supporters and readers at BookPeople on Friday to sign copies of her book, “What Happened,” about the 2016 campaign — seems to have moved on....