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  • United States Nuclear Arsenal Controlled By 1970s Computers With 8-inch Floppy Disks

    07/25/2017 6:12:16 AM PDT · by gaggs · 17 replies
    A Government Accountability Office report details ‘Museum-Ready’ machines controlling the United States Nuclear force messaging system that are ‘obsolete’. The US military’s nuclear arsenal is controlled by computers built in the 1970s that still use 8-inch floppy disks.
  • The Recused AG’s Days Are Numbered, And So Are Mueller’s

    07/25/2017 5:39:02 AM PDT · by EyesOfTX · 40 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | 7.25.2017 | David Blackmon
    AG Jeff Sessions is most likely going to be fired in the coming days, as President Trump has had enough of his reluctance to focus the Justice Department’s efforts towards the prosecution of crimes into the abuses of Obama-era officials, and due to his decision shortly after taking the oath of office to recuse himself from anything to do with the Russia collusion fantasy play. AG Sessions is a good man, but his decision to focus on things like asset forfeiture for drug dealers and prosecuting violators of marijuana laws have indeed reached the point of absurdity. But it is...
  • 47 Years of Racial Healing

    07/25/2017 5:37:55 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 1 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 7-25-17 | MOTUS
    I’ve decided to reread a Tom Wolfe book during my week away from fake news. But which one? He’s such a prolific writer and the choices span both genres and generations: Bonfire of the Vanities, The Right Stuff, From Bauhaus to Our House…since I just reread - and reported on - The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test last year, during The Occupation, so that’s out: Interestingly, what was “new” journalism then – injecting yourself into the story and relating the facts as you  fancifully see fit, is now just journalism. Once the purview of Fine Arts and English programs, non-fiction today...
  • 6 Longest Sniper Shots in History

    07/25/2017 5:30:06 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 2 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 7/25/2017 | J McAdams
    All but one of the top six longest sniper shots in history have taken place in this century. Check out the six longest sniper shots of all time. All six of the longest sniper shots of all time have taken place in the 21st century and all were taken at distances over 1 1/4 miles. Training, natural shooting ability, quality equipment, great observers and a little bit of plain old luck are necessary to consistently make such long range shots under demanding conditions. Long range shooting has dramatically evolved since the invention of the gun. Just 200 years ago hitting...
  • Cabinet Level Revolt Over Trump’s Treatment of Jeff Sessions... (Never Trumper)

    07/25/2017 5:19:18 AM PDT · by Pinkbell · 36 replies
    The Resurgent ^ | July 25, 2017 | Erick Erickson
    (Full title not posted because contains profanity) “If he can get treated that way, what about the rest of us?” one of the President’s Cabinet secretaries asked me with both shock and anger in his voice. I am told reports about Rex Tillerson (not who I talked to) are legitimate. He is quite perturbed with the President’s treatment of his Attorney General and is ready to quit. Secretary Mattis (also not who I talked to) is also bothered by it. They and other Cabinet members are already frustrated by the slow pace of appointments for their staffs, the vetoes over...
  • The War on Guns is Designed to Allow Tyrannical Government

    07/25/2017 4:51:08 AM PDT · by davikkm · 8 replies
    IWB ^ | Mark Angelides
    “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.” The 2nd Amendment is one of the key methods of ensuring a free society stays free. The basis was to prevent tyrannical governance, but the argument of “the collective rights theory” has been the blade that has undone the stitching to allow far more government intervention in the ownership of firearms and has created back doors to regulation. One of the more recent studies into Gun Ownership and Crime Stats, carried out by...
  • Critics denouce Trump’s ‘tacky and disrespectful’ Boy Scouts speech

    07/24/2017 11:12:34 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 36 replies
    The New York Post ^ | July 25, 2017 | Joe Tacopino
    The Boy Scouts official Facebook page was flooded with angry comments from parents and former scouts who called Monday’s speech by President Trump “unbelievably tacky and disrespectful.” “A statement from the [Boy Scouts of America] denouncing this speech and the conduct of the crowd booing a former president needs to be forth coming immediately,” Robin Tilson wrote. “Everything that the BSA stands for was discredited today by this speech and the reaction from many attendees.” Trump made a surprisingly political speech to the gathering of 40,000 young men at the 2017 National Boy Scout Jamboree. The president slammed the media...
  • Palestinian Authority endorses riots: “Allah, liberate our mosque from the occupation’s filth” (tr)

    07/24/2017 9:23:32 PM PDT · by Ray76 · 12 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | Jul 24, 2017 | Robert Spencer
    Abbas lied brazenly to President Trump, claiming that his government “educates for peace” and that the Palestinian Authority is “raising our youth, our children, our grandchildren on a culture of peace.” “‘Allah, liberate our mosque from the occupation`s filth’ – ‘Jerusalem is ours,'” by Nan Jacques Zilberdik, Palestinian Media Watch, July 24, 2017: "The Palestinian Authority and Fatah continue to endorse the Palestinian riots in Jerusalem, encourage their “escalation,” and present the situation to Palestinians as if the Al-Aqsa Mosque and Jerusalem are in danger and need “defense.” [] During the last two weeks, PA and Fatah leaders have called...
  • Former German Cop: “Angela Merkel is the Worst Thing That Ever Happened to Germany and Europe”

    07/24/2017 9:18:37 PM PDT · by Ray76 · 28 replies
    Gates of Vienna ^ | Jul 24, 2017 | Baron Bodissey
    Dear Federal Government, I turn on the TV and I see “refugees”. I open up the newspaper and I read “refugees”. I go online and I see an ad banner in which the German economy is advertising for what? Right, for “refugees”. I walk through my home town and I see “refugees”. I drive my car and what do I see on the side of the road, walking in crowds? “Refugees”. I have had enough. What, really, have you done to us? Who among us was asked if they wanted this all and called it good? Who or what are...
  • The Agenda: Cultural Marxism in America

    07/24/2017 8:35:53 PM PDT · by Ray76 · 5 replies
    Arizona Conservative ^ | Feb 2, 2014 | America Today
    There is nothing that is happening that can't be understood by examining the 100-year history of the efforts to destroy America. (video)
  • [Vanity] Trump to lower the boom on Thu 07/27 on Deep State and Clinton/Obama?

    07/24/2017 6:04:07 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 75 replies
    4chan reporting that there will be major Trump news this Thursday. Is this true? Is Trump rope-a-doping his enemies for past 6 months and tried to work with them, tried to get his agenda going for the people, and now realizing they are truly out to get him, so he "attacks" Sessions as a diversionary tactic. And Sessions behind the scenes is set to deliver the goods and it will all culminate on Thursday? Could Thursday, July 27th, 2017 be a defining day in Trump's presidency?
  • Meet The Immigrant Who's Creating A Venture Capital Fund For Fellow Immigrants

    07/24/2017 5:50:57 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    WBUR-FM ^ | July 24, 2017 | Gabrielle Healy
    Semyon Dukach is a serial entrepreneur. In 1997, he started Fast Engines, a company that produced performance enhancing software for online apps. He sold it for $35 million in 2000 — when he owned a nearly 50 percent stake in the company, according to Forbes. Then, he became a prominent angel investor and went on to lead TechStars Boston, the most prestigious startup accelerator in town. Now, he’s working on a new project, One Way Ventures — a venture capital fund specifically for immigrant founders. BostonomiX caught up with Dukach to talk about One Way, the challenges facing immigrant entrepreneurs...
  • San Jose State to charge for mandatory leftist indoctrination

    07/24/2017 5:30:05 PM PDT · by BogusTimes · 13 replies
    Bogus Times ^ | 7/23/17 | Kim Parkhurst
    San Jose State University is taking no chances with free-thinking freshmen and transfer students, and has mandated microaggression and diversity training with a minimum $250 price tag in its Frosh Orientation. The training is a one-day orientation on campus and focuses on videos depicting skits of microaggressions performed by student actors and encompasses areas such as culture, ethnicity, gender, race, religion and sexual orientation. No portion of the fee is optional and students must participate in every aspect of the day’s programming to be eligible to register for fall classes.
  • The Firm Fusion GPS Hired By Clinton Campaign To Dig Up Dirt On Trump Created A Fake Dossier

    07/24/2017 3:58:19 PM PDT · by davikkm · 16 replies
    IWB ^ | Pamela Williams
    This has all gone too far, and it is abusive to anyone with a brain to continue on with this narrative. I just read an article stating the Fusion GPS co-founder will not testify to Senate Intelligence Committee. Why not? Could it be, because it is the dossier that Comey and the rest of the Trump haters have actually used during their campaign to oust Trump? Could it also have anything to do with the following? Christopher Steele the employee who put the dossier together has gone underground. A man involved with Steele at that time was found dead in...
  • Rudolph Logistics to open warehouse in Greer, create 150 jobs (South Carolina)

    07/24/2017 3:51:26 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet
    WHNS-TV ^ | July 24, 2017 | Dal Kalsi
    GREER, SC (FOX Carolina) - Rudolph Logistics Group plans, a German-based logistics company, plans to open a warehouse in Spartanburg County and create at least150 new jobs as part of an $18 million capital investment, according to the SC Department of Commerce. According to a news release, Rudolph Logistics Group is a global logistics and supply chain company that develops and provides comprehensive solutions for various industries, with an emphasis on the automotive and transportation sectors. Rudolph will be moving in to a 171,000 square-foot facility in the Caliber North Business Park in Greer. The Greer warehouse will focus on...
  • Textile manufacturer to bring 1,000 new jobs to Bledsoe Co. (Tennessee)

    07/24/2017 3:39:42 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    WTVC-TV ^ | July 24, 2017 | Staff
    PIKEVILLE, Tenn. — Textile Corporation of America, Inc. (TCA) will locate its headquarters and manufacturing facility in Pikeville, Tennessee. Governor Bill Haslam, Dept. of Economic and Community Development (ECD) Commissioner Bob Rolfe, and TCA officials made the announcement Monday. TCA will invest approximately $27.1 million and create 1,000 new jobs in Bledsoe County, a private investment which the ECD says is the largest in the county's history. TCA produces quality industrial and institutional textile products including apparel, bedding, healthcare, hospitality, and kitchen linens. The company will locate its headquarters and manufacturing facility in the Bledsoe County Industrial Building in Pikeville....
  • Trump spokeswoman dismisses ‘Russia fever’ as attempt to take away legitimacy of his victory

    07/24/2017 3:28:39 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    ABC News ^ | July 23, 2017 | Nicki Zink
    The president’s new press secretary dismissed the media’s focus on the Russia investigation, what she called “Russia fever,” as an attempt to delegitimize Trump’s election victory. “There's a ton of focus on what I like to call Russia fever,” press secretary Sarah Sanders told ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos on “This Week” Sunday. She said the allegations swirling around Russia and Trump associates is a “total made-up story about the president, trying to take away the legitimacy of his victory in November.” Instead, she said the focus should be on leaks of sensitive information to the media. “We need...
  • BRET MICHAELS Wasn't Surprised TRUMP Won: He 'Is All About Capitalism & He Is Patriotic'

    07/24/2017 2:29:44 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    Blabbermouth ^ | July 24, 2017
    POISON singer Bret Micheals, who won Season 3 of Donald Trump's reality competition "The Celebrity Apprentice", was asked by in a new interview how he would rate Trump as an entrepreneur. "Donald Trump would be at the very top," Bret responded. "Trump has the entrepreneurial spirit. He also has tough skin." Asked if he was surprised Trump won the presidency, Bret said: "No. America is built on capitalism. Trump is all about capitalism and he is patriotic. You have to put money back into the pockets of people to make democracy work. Hopefully, Trump can make America a better...
  • A Debt of Honor to Illinois Creditors?

    07/24/2017 2:28:53 PM PDT · by jfd1776 · 13 replies
    Illinois Review ^ | July 24, 2017 A.D. | John F. Di Leo
    Let’s begin with a quick refresher: In July, 2017, the Democrat-dominated legislature of the State of Illinois, a state already suffering the loss of 95,000 residents per year, voted to override its governor and increase both the business and personal income tax by a third. To be specific, that’s a 32% increase in the individual income tax, and a 33% increase in the corporate income tax…thereby adding to a regulatory and tax structure that’s already so crippling, it’s driving out people and businesses at a rate faster than any other state, even states as famous for such flight as California...
  • FBI Says ‘Awan Brothers’ Hard Drives Were Smashed After Confiscated

    07/24/2017 1:10:54 PM PDT · by b4its2late · 116 replies
    True Pundit ^ | Posted on July 24, 2017 | by Investigative Bureau
    Reports of the FBI seizing computer hard drives form the home of the congressional IT director and aide of Florida Democratic Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz are accurate, according to FBI sources: with the exception of one major detail. The computer hard drives were not damaged when they were confiscated, FBI sources said. The FBI, who is working in some capacity to assist with the Capitol Police on the Awan investigation, confirm the hard drives and other computer equipment have been damaged but are pointing the finger at the Capitol Police’s chain of custody with the evidence. The FBI, they said,...