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  • Joe DiMaggio at 100: Memories of the finest baseball player I ever saw

    11/25/2014 9:41:18 PM PST · by PROCON · 16 replies
    foxnews ^ | Nov. 25, 2014 | Fay Vincent
    Joe DiMaggio would have turned 100 on Tuesday, so it seems appropriate to remember him as I do — as the finest baseball player I ever saw play our delicate little game. Bobby Doerr, the Hall of Fame Red Sox second baseman, once told me his teammate Ted Williams was the best hitter of their time but that Joe was the best all-around player. I grew up rooting for the Yankees as a kid in New Haven and, much later, when I got to know Joe well, I never failed to feel as if I were in the presence of...
  • This Is Why You Should NEVER Trust a Bank(shortened)

    11/25/2014 7:40:09 PM PST · by Kartographer · 15 replies
    SHTF Plan ^ | 11/25/14 | Mac Slavo
    At the height of the 2009 financial crisis Ms. Ronstein was facing a home foreclosure. After her husband passed away that same year the widow was searching through personal records when she happened across a 30-year old CD purchased by her husband in 1984 for the sum of $18,000. The CD, which offered the bearer a 10.9% interest rate and renewed automatically until it was cashed in, was originally issued by First Interstate Bank, an entity that has since been acquired by Wells Fargo. At the time, Ronstein faced the real possibility of having her house seized for failing to...
  • Enough about Michael Brown. What about Officer Perry Renn?

    11/25/2014 7:37:07 PM PST · by Adam Taxin · 7 replies
    YouTube ^ | 11/25/14 | Adam Taxin
    Worth revisiting now, in light of the incredibly disproportionate attention the death of the lowlife cretin Michael Brown has received, let’s keep in mind more than that of Margaret Thatcher, if not necessarily more than that of Necklacin’ Nelson Mandela. " 'When a white cop shot and killed 19-year-old Michael Brown in self defense, the black community in Ferguson reacted by rioting, burning, and looting. However, when a white cop was killed by a black male in Indianapolis, the white community responded with a Unity Rally. ...' "
  • Greenfield: The Good Muslim Terrorist

    11/25/2014 7:18:17 PM PST · by Louis Foxwell · 5 replies
    Sultan Knish blog ^ | Monday, November 24, 2014 | Daniel Greenfield
    Monday, November 24, 2014 The Good Muslim Terrorist Posted by Daniel Greenfield @ the Sultan Knish blog There are no Palestinians. There are no moderate Syrian rebels. There is only Islam. The axe that fell on the head of a Rabbi in Jerusalem was held by the same hand that beheaded Yazidi men in the new Islamic State. It is the same hand that held the steering wheel of the car that ran over two Canadian soldiers in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec and the same hand that smashed a hatchet down on the skull of a rookie New York City cop in...
  • Chestnut CEO: Better Communication Might Have Prevented Denton Ban

    11/25/2014 6:19:47 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    Rigzone ^ | November 19, 2014 | Gene Lockard
    On election night, voters in Denton, Texas, a city of about 113,000 people northwest of Dallas, voted to ban fracking within the city limits. Appeals were immediately filed; Denton is in oil and gas country – in the Barnett Shale – where fossil fuel resources are not only creating significant growth for the industry, but also lining the coffers of local municipalities and governmental entities within the state. To find out more about what the ban means, and what lies ahead, Rigzone interviewed Mark A. Plummer, CEO and owner of Chestnut Exploration Companies, headquartered in Richardson, a suburb of Dallas,...
  • Conservative Bloggers PHYSICALLY TOSSED OUT of Sharpton Presser (Video)

    11/25/2014 4:59:18 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | November 25, 2014 | Jim Hoft
    Conservative blogger Adam Sharp and an associate were PHYSICALLY TOSSED OUT of Al Sharpton’s presser today. The bloggers were physically pushed out of St. Mark’s Church in Ferguson after one was overheard saying, “That ought to stir the pot,” during Sharpton’s divisive speech. The bloggers said the group physically pushed them from the room and followed them to their car and took photos of their plates. Sharpton lashed out at the conservatives and continued his contentious speech. (VIDEO-AT-LINK) Progressives Today @ProgsToday Prayers for @SharpElbowsNet's safety after he was assaulted by angry race mob at @TheRevAl #Ferguson presser. 1:41 PM -...
  • Ferguson, the Movie

    11/25/2014 4:40:01 PM PST · by The_Harlequin · 3 replies
    Uncommon Sense ^ | 11-24-14 | Chris Shugart
  • Black-owned Ferguson store destroyed by mob of Michael Brownshirts

    11/25/2014 4:03:04 PM PST · by Adam Taxin · 56 replies
    " 'They knew it [referring to the fact that she is black] ... Jealous anger she wasn't a welfare queen like the rest of the hood.' " " 'I feel bad for this poor woman. She put her heart and soul into a business to make a good living for herself and to provide a service for the community. This is how they repaid her. To those who pass off the violence by saying that it was just the destruction of property, I point to the fact that Juanita's life has been irrevocably altered for the worse.' "
  • The education of a liberal summed up in four panels…

    11/25/2014 4:01:35 PM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 6 replies
    CRASHR ^ | 11-25-14 | The Looking Spoon
    If a liberal tells you this isn’t true (and it most definitely is) you only need to respond with 3 words: Hope and Change
  • Why Don't Rioters Protest Black Crime?

    11/25/2014 2:49:42 PM PST · by Enza Ferreri · 23 replies
    Enza Ferreri Blog ^ | 25 November 2014 | Enza Ferreri
    The very fact that people think they are justified in committing criminal acts just because they are not happy with a verdict which any person with a moderately-endowed brain can recognise as entirely reasonable and based on physical evidence shows how these people are the least capable of judging that verdict. They are criminals. They find any excuse for their antisocial and violent behaviour. Of course they side with their fellow delinquent Michael Brown against the man who represents the law, Officer Darren Wilson. And the race-industry leaders, the media and politicians, who have kept telling us for decades...
  • The Drastic Overreach of the “Rape by Fraud” Bill

    11/25/2014 1:16:40 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 22 replies
    Slate ^ | November 25, 2014 | Amanda Marcotte
    Here is some legitimate overreach when it comes to prosecuting sexual abuse:New Jersey state Assemblyman Troy Singleton has drafted a "rape by fraud" bill that would make it illegal to lie your way into someone's pants. From NJ.com:Earlier this month,state Assemblyman Troy Singleton(D-Burlington) introduced the bill(A3908),which would create the crime of “sexual assault by fraud,” which it defines as “an act of sexual penetration to which a person has given consent because the actor has misrepresented the purpose of the act or has represented he is someone he is not.”The bill was inspired by the case of Mischele Lewis, who...
  • Film Subsidy Supporters: Mich. Program a Failure

    11/25/2014 12:49:26 PM PST · by MichCapCon · 4 replies
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 11/20/2014 | Jarrett Skorup
    A panel last March at the Milken Institute in California featured several film incentive boosters who admitted Michigan’s subsidy program was a bad call. The panel was centered on what California should do with its incentive program. There were four pro-subsidy representatives: Fred Baron of 20th Century Fox; Rajiv Dalal with the Los Angeles mayor’s office; Kathy Garmezy of the Directors Guild of America; and Kevin Klowden of the Milken Institute. Joe Henchman of the Tax Foundation was the lone opposition. Henchman pointed out that film incentive programs are a “race to the bottom” and don’t create permanent jobs because...
  • Israel Not Such a Haven for Christians

    11/25/2014 12:40:49 PM PST · by Enza Ferreri · 19 replies
    Enza Ferreri Blog ^ | 25 November 2014 | Enza Ferreri
    We hear very little about the treatment of Christians in Israel. Among the terrible persecution that Christians face in Muslim countries in the Middle East and elsewhere, Israel is usually portrayed as a beacon of tolerance where Christians are free to follow their faith without fear of being killed. Everything is relative. Looking at what happens in Israel's neighbouring countries, where Christians are forced to convert to Islam, humiliate themselves by becoming second-class citizens and paying the extortionist jizya tax, die or flee, Israel may indeed seem a good place for them to live. Israel has no policy of...
  • New level of Fox News dominance demands analysis, not dismissal

    11/25/2014 12:39:09 PM PST · by PROCON · 49 replies
    baltimoresun.com ^ | Nov. 18, 2014 | David Zurawik
    Any day now, I am expecting to turn on the tube and see an ad that says, “More Americans get their TV news from Fox than anywhere else.”. Whether that pleases or horrifies you, it’s time to think seriously about what that says about Fox, CNN, MSNBC, the state of network news today and the role TV plays or doesn’t play in providing us with reliable, trustworthy information. Much of the media establishment seems bent on ignoring the incredible ratings success of Fox News. Or, maybe it’s just that Fox has pounded CNN and MSNBC in the ratings for so...
  • WA I-594 Forces Museum to Close WWII Exhibit

    11/25/2014 12:24:45 PM PST · by w1n1 · 3 replies
    Gun News ^ | 11/24/2014 | T Hudson
    This law is ridiculous and is already having unintended consequences. With all the confusing jargon (intentions) its hard to tell what the real consequences are. So to avoid this confusions the Lynden Pioneer Museum is removing all of the WWII era firearms from the museum and returning them to its owners. Still this is the other headache trying to get this returned under i-594 ruling.Read the rest here.
  • Will the Constitution Survive King Barack the Transformer?

    11/25/2014 12:23:11 PM PST · by Starman417 · 9 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 11-25-14 | Vince
    What makes a tyrant? Dictionary.com defines tyrant thus: A sovereign or other ruler who uses power oppressively or unjustly. In 1776 the 13 American colonies declared independence from just such a tyrant. Eleven years later the same 13 states came together to write a Constitution that was specifically crafted to thwart the emergence of a new tyrant. The laws were to be written in Congress, where discussion, debate and competing factions would keep them from consistently favoring one constituency over another. In turn those laws were to be executed by the President whose constituency was the whole country. That separation...
  • Little Lady Reloader, Age Five

    11/25/2014 10:56:15 AM PST · by marktwain · 36 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 24 November, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    A reader sent this picture of his daughter assisting him in reloading cartridges.   On a single stage press, such as the RCBS pictured, there  is plenty to do.   A young child can easily and safely deprime cases, such as this young girl is doing.   She deprimed 500 of them for her father, and was very pleased with herself.   It reminds me of pleasant times when my daughter was about five.  She loved to help me reload ammunition. My own first experiences with reloading were when I was much older, perhaps eight, or nine.  My father reloaded hunting ammunition for...
  • Democratic Lawmakers Target School Choice

    11/25/2014 10:53:36 AM PST · by MichCapCon · 5 replies
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 11/21/2014 | Jack Spencer
    In the last five months, Democrats in the Michigan Legislature have introduced 10 bills and two budget amendments that impose more oversight, reporting requirements, regulations, restrictions or an outright ban on charter public schools and the entities that authorize ("charter") them. The bills are part of an escalating battle over the extent which Michigan parents who can't afford or don't prefer private schools can still choose where to send their children to school. The bills come at a time when the number of charter schools in the state has expanded from 240 in 2009 to 303 in the current school...
  • Make Obama and the Republican Establishment an offer they can’t refuse

    11/25/2014 10:36:06 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 2 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 11/25/14 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Now that Barack Obama has granted millions of illegal aliens’ amnesty and stretched our social systems to the point of collapse the question becomes: How do we respond? First we need to determine who “we” are. We know Obama’s allies in the Republican Establishment (GOPe) are not on America’s side and although this complicates our task, it does not make it impossible. There are some things we could do, such as; mass deportations; withholding funds for Obama’s actions and/or blocking them with a government shutdown or even bringing impeachment proceedings against him. Each of these steps has merit, but each...
  • Obama picks Maxwell Smart as Secretary of Defense and Gender Equality

    11/25/2014 9:51:09 AM PST · by DanMiller · 3 replies
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | November 25, 2014 | Dan Miller
    Immediately upon hearing of Secretary Hagel's decision to resign, President Obama began His search for the best available replacement. Today, He announced His eagerly awaited choice for a successor. I have too many personal problems. Statement of President Obama: My fellow Americans, as you are well aware, I pledged soon after taking office in 2009 that My administration would be the most transparent ever. In keeping with My solemn vow, I want to tell you this evening about My most important actions over the past few days, and how I decided to take them, to make our already exceptional national security even better. A few days ago, My very close personal friend and scapegoat Republican...
  • DOE Says AP Classes Must Be Racially Balanced [satire]

    11/25/2014 9:46:02 AM PST · by John Semmens · 3 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 23 Nov 2014 | John Semmens
    The South Orange-Maplewood School District in New Jersey was told by the US Department of Education that the racial imbalance in its Advance Placement (AP) courses was discriminatory because minorities are under represented among the students enrolled in these classes. AP courses are intended for college-bound graduates and typically entail heavier workloads and more difficult assignments. US Secretary of Education Arne Duncan brushed aside arguments relying on student interest and ability as “insufficient to overcome the goal of racial equality. For the school to say that minorities are over represented on the school’s athletic teams and that somehow counterbalances their...
  • America: a Banana Republic Without Bananas!

    11/25/2014 9:44:33 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/25/14 | Dr. Don Boys
    Congress must stop Obama's "Get Out of Jail Card" and "Pass Go, Collect Welfare" schemes. Impeach the President! Should U.S. taxpayers be expected to finance millions of the 12 million uneducated, unskilled, and often un-American illegal immigrants? I can defend the position that we should not finance legal immigrants? With Obama’s legalization of at least five million illegal aliens, he will turn America into a banana republic—without bananas. While many of the aliens covered are decent, hardworking people, many are not. I think this tragic immigration policy will create political, financial, and cultural anarchy. Since people from Mexico and South...
  • Turning Climate Into Cash

    11/25/2014 9:42:29 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 2 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/25/14 | Alan Caruba
    At what point will the public conclude that virtually everything that we have been told about “global warming” and “climate change” has been bogus As this is being written, all fifty states have freezing weather and nearly a month before the winter solstice on December 21 some northeastern cities are buried in record-setting snowfalls. At what point will the public conclude that virtually everything that we have been told about “global warming” and “climate change” by the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, (IPCC) as well as U.S. government agencies we’re supposed to trust has been bogus, based on computer...
  • Ferguson window on Life in America over next two years

    11/25/2014 9:39:52 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 1 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/25/14 | Judi McLeod
    Reason why America is under siege: Community Organizer who gained the White House in 2008 never grew up to be president When it comes to present day Ferguson, Missouri, here’s the thing: Ferguson is the window on the final two years of Community Organizer Barack Obama in the White House. After last night, we now get a crystal clear view of what life in America will be like between today and 2016. It will be meticulously organized staged rage to government manufactured ‘racism’ all the way down to the finish line and beyond. Life in post-Constitution America will agonizingly unfold...
  • Big Government Works Great... But for Whom?

    11/25/2014 9:38:35 AM PST · by jfd1776 · 2 replies
    Illinois Review ^ | November 25, 2014 A.D. | John F. Di Leo
    Ever since the Depression-era enlargement of the Leviathan, successfully marketed as the "New Deal," conservatives have argued against proposed government programs by shouting “They’re Unconstitutional!” and “They Don’t Work!” Such complaints often fall on deaf ears, because the Constitution is barely taught or respected nowadays, and the question of whether they work or not so often appears to be subjective. Perhaps it’s time for a new approach. I would submit that it’s time to stop saying that "Big Government Programs Don't Work".... because the fact is, they usually do. It usually isn't that they don't work, it's that they work...
  • The real reason Michael Brown is dead

    11/25/2014 9:31:07 AM PST · by Starman417 · 42 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 11-25-14 | DrJohn
    The Michael Brown shooting was about race but it was not racially motivated. " a handful of folks"I watched Barack Obama inject himself into the Michael Brown grand jury news and I am confounded but not surprised. Obama had the chance to separate fact from fantasy and he did the opposite. The Michael Brown shooting was NOT racially motivated but something else was. The shooting of Michael Brown was caused by Michael Brown. The forensic evidence was that Brown's blood was present on Officer Darren Wilson's collar and his thigh. There was blood found on the outside of the police...
  • This sums up the ludicrousness and hypocrisy of the Ferguson protest/riots…

    11/25/2014 9:28:30 AM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 17 replies
    CRASHR ^ | 11-25-14 | The Looking Spoon
    I personally don't like wading into fights like this (I generally stayed out of the Travon Martin/George Zimmerman debacle too) because it always devolves into extremely irrational behavior and rhetoric on both sides. I don't even know a fraction of what there is to know, and for those reasons I just want no part of it.This graphic, however, couldn't be more spot on. It's not everyone, but a-holes like the one (and race has NOTHING to do with it) in this photo don't want justice or the truth. They want justification to act out the barbarian inside them that has...
  • Record Stocks & Plunging Gas Prices Send Consumer Confidence Tumbling, Biggest Miss Since June 2010

    11/25/2014 9:01:13 AM PST · by GilGil · 13 replies
    Zerohedge ^ | 11/25/2014 | Tyler Durden
    With business confidence at post-crisis lows (in the US and around the world), it is hardly surprising that consumer confidence would fade and at 88.7 (vs 96.0 expectations), this is the biggest miss since June 2010. It appears last month's exuberant surge/beat was anomalous as we tumble from 94.5 in October, in spite of tumbling gas prices and record high stocks... The drop was largely driven by a slide in 'hope' as expectations fell to the lowest since June. Labor, employment, and business conditions all dropped.
  • Michigan Paid 'Stupidity of American Voter' Obamacare Architect $481,050

    11/25/2014 8:16:10 AM PST · by MichCapCon · 2 replies
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 11/23/2014 | Tom Gantert
    A consultant considered an architect to the federal health care law who said a “lack of transparency” and “stupidity of the American voter” were critical to getting it passed reportedly received $481,050 from the state of Michigan, and a recently elected state representative said he wants an investigation. Jonathan Gruber, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor who created an econometric model intended to project health care spending and costs under different assumptions, along with his team, was granted a $481,050 contract by the state of Michigan, according to the Washington Post. He was paid that to help set up state...
  • DUmmie FUnnies 11-25-14 (Ferguson: Temporary SockPuppet Laughably Invokes 'To Kill A Mockingbird")

    11/25/2014 8:09:57 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 27 replies
    DUmmie FUnnies ^ | November 25, 2014 | William Rivers Pitt, DUmmies, and PJ-Comix
    The Drunken Bostonian just couldn't resist grandstanding the Ferguson riots. This time WILLIAM RIVERS PITT wants everybody to see how literate he is by quoting from "To Kill A Mockingbird" to imply that the "Gentle Giant" aka Michael Brown was a poor innocent like Tom Robinson in the Harper Lee novel. Here is Pitt's grandstand thread about Ferguson, “Atticus–” said Jem bleakly. One has to wonder if the Temporary SockPuppet read that line from the novel to impress teenyboppers in the Newton schoolyard. Now Pitt is trying to impress his fellow DUmmies with a completely inappropriate quote. So let...
  • Rising Turkish Menace: U.S. and NATO Ally Wants Islamic Advance in Latin America

    11/25/2014 8:01:53 AM PST · by juliosevero · 27 replies
    Last Days Watchman ^ | Julio Severo
    Rising Turkish Menace: U.S. and NATO Ally Wants Islamic Advance in Latin America By Julio Severo The president of Turkey has re-written history by claiming Muslim explorers, not Christopher Columbus, discovered America. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Recep Tayyip Erdogan, chief of America’s NATO ally, said November 15 that Islamic sailors found the New World in 1178. He said, “Muslims discovered America in 1178, not Christopher Columbus.” Turkey is the only Islamic nation in the NATO. His theory — which is supported only by Islamic historians — came to light in a televised speech during an Istanbul summit of...
  • Hitler Learns Officer Darren Wilson Acquitted By Ferguson Grand Jury

    11/25/2014 7:13:35 AM PST · by Adam Taxin · 53 replies
    YouTube ^ | 11/25/14 | Adam Taxin
    Before the "Hitler Finds Out..." series has completely jumped the shark, a timely one.
  • Prayer request for mamzelle's loved one--

    11/25/2014 7:05:28 AM PST · by Mamzelle · 28 replies
    Mamzelle
    Facing surgery today--not me, but lived one. Would appreciate prayers for a successful outcome.
  • LeBron, black athletes whine on Twitter about Ferguson grand jury decision

    11/25/2014 7:03:15 AM PST · by Adam Taxin · 65 replies
    It's a YouTube video, so no text, but here's an example of something in there ... Serena Williams: "Wow. Just wow. Shameful. What will it take???"
  • Ferguson Protesters Now Blaming "the Jews" For Unrest, Death of Michael Brown

    11/25/2014 6:44:29 AM PST · by rightistight · 74 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 11/25/14 | Aurelius
    In an unbelievable display of stupidity, Ferguson protesters are now blaming "the Jews" for the unrest in Ferguson, the grand jury decision not to indict Darren Wilson, and even the death of Michael Brown. How the Jews are involved at are is not really mentioned; these protesters just assume that other people think the same way they do: that Jews control everything, from the government to law enforcement. Some of the stunning ignorance can be seen below:
  • Ann Coulter: Would It Kill You To Hire More Black Cops? (Yes)

    11/25/2014 6:27:21 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 69 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 27, 2014 | Ann Coulter
    Ann Coulter: Would It Kill You To Hire More Black Cops? (Yes) Ann Coulter August 27, 2014 As the story of Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson’s shooting of Michael Brown begins to look less clear-cut than we were led to believe by Brown’s friend, Dorian Johnson, the “voices of oppression” on MSNBC now say the real issue is that there aren’t enough blacks on the Ferguson police force. As Brown may or may not have said seconds before his death: I give up. If the Ferguson police are forced to hire more minorities and women for the sake of...
  • Failure in Ferguson Rooted In "God Damn America"

    11/25/2014 6:21:32 AM PST · by lifeofgrace · 30 replies
    Charting Course ^ | 11/25/2014 | Steve Berman
    Justice is the furthest thing from what is going on in Ferguson.  That’s not because the legal system, as it’s constructed, failed.  The legal system did not fail.  A grand jury’s job is to decide whether to issue an indictment when potential charges have been presented.  The St. Louis County grand jury, a body of laypeople, not law enforcement, lawyers, or politicians, examined evidence in the Michael Brown shooting for three months.  They decided not to issue an indictment on any charge against officer Darren Wilson.  The legal system worked. What has failed is leadership. When President Obama took office,...
  • All you need to know about protests of MLK verses those in Ferguson.

    11/25/2014 5:23:14 AM PST · by Arcy · 12 replies
  • Don’t Shoot Me Bro, I’m Only the Piano Player!

    11/25/2014 5:00:15 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 6 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 11-25-2014 | MOTUS
     If after 3 months, a grand jury – which everyone knows can indict a ham sandwich - can’t come up with probable cause for an indictment against Officer Wilson, what conclusion can you reach other than it was a racist decision?Big Guy went on TV and did his best to sound presidential explaining how anger is an “understandable reaction” from people who believe “the law is being applied in a discriminatory fashion.” As usual it took him three times longer than necessary to get around to saying he was ordering people to remain calm and not riot in the wake...
  • Black Lives Matter

    11/25/2014 4:31:16 AM PST · by LeoMcNeil · 51 replies
    Leo McNeil ^ | November 25, 2014 | Leo McNeil
    Police Officer Darren Wilson was not indicted by a grand jury for the murder of Michael Brown. Based on the evidence it is clear that Wilson shot Brown in self defense. Brown had already robbed a convenience store, he had already attacked Wilson once trying to steal his gun. The evidence indicates that Brown charged at Wilson and Wilson shot him dead. There is no indictment because Wilson was completely justified in using force. That doesn’t matter to the progressive community organizers in Ferguson who are currently inciting the mob to burn the city to the ground. President Obama hasn’t...
  • OH: Armed Citizen Found not Guilty. Were Charges Political?

    11/25/2014 4:07:22 AM PST · by marktwain · 9 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 24 November, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    This appears to be another politically motivated trial.  The armed citizen was originally found to have been acting in self defense by the police who investigated the situation.  He was confronted by two men, one with a knife, aged 25 and 26.  There was another witness in their car.  The shooter was 43 and had a valid concealed carry permit.   The family of the attacker who was shot protested, and a prosecutor convinced a grand jury to indict the shooter, two months after the event.  From wlwt.com: CINCINNATI —A man accused of shooting another driver in a road...
  • More reason to love Mike Rowe

    11/25/2014 2:39:58 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 5 replies
    American Thinker ^ | November 24, 2014 | Thomas Lifson
    Mike Rowe is a hero of mine, a tireless advocate of practical skills and knowledge who urges Americans to acquire a trade, rather than mindlessly go to college and acquire debt and a possibly useless degree. The host of former cable TV hit Dirty Jobs and current CNN hit Somebody’s Got to Do It, Rowe celebrates those who work hard and perfect their art at manual trades. He’s also a conservative (maybe you guessed that?), and one sharp dude. So when a troll went onto Rowe’s Facebook page and started posting inflammatory garbage about Republicans, Rowe spotted it while in...
  • HuffPo's "Bizarre" Coverage of Ferguson Prosecutor's Statement Deconstructed

    11/24/2014 11:22:49 PM PST · by walford · 11 replies
    Facebook ^ | 11/25/2014 | walford
    I actually watched the initial statement and question-and-answer session with the press from beginning to end -- and what is actually "bizarre" is HuffPo writer Alana Horowitz' distorted caricature of an editorial being posited as a news account. Prosecutor McCulloch first explained the investigation/deliberation process and noted that evidence was the basis of the ultimate decision that the Grand Jury took. It was necessary, IMO for him to address the agendized speculation from those who were not there and a media that was hungry for a story. McCulloch then summarized the evidence in detail, comparing the physical evidence with the...
  • Witnesss Told Investigators That Michael Brown Charged Cop "Like a Football Player. Head Down"

    11/24/2014 10:15:12 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies
    Included in the grand jury material released tonight after the announcement that no charges would be filed in the Michael Brown killing is a handwritten witness account stating that the teenager charged at Officer Darren Wilson “like a football player. Head down.” The unidentified witness wrote that the 18-year-old Brown “has his arms out with attitude,” while “The cop just stood there.” The witness added, “Dang if that kid didn’t start running right at the cop like a football player. Head down.” The witness told of hearing “3 bangs,” but “the big kid wouldn’t stop.” The witness’s account of...
  • 3D printing technique will put electronics into just about everything

    11/24/2014 9:14:38 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    Engadget ^ | November 23, 2014 | Jon Fingas
    You can use 3D printing to make a handful of electronics, such as antennas and batteries, but LEDs and semiconductors have been elusive; you usually need some other manufacturing technique to make them work, which limits what they can do and where they'll fit. A team of Princeton researchers recently solved this problem, however. They've found a way to make quantum dot LEDs (and thus semiconductors) using only a 3D printer. The scientists choose printable electrodes, polymers and semiconductors, which are dissolved in solvents to keep them from damaging underlying layers during the printing process; after that, the team uses...
  • Rioting?

    11/24/2014 8:35:08 PM PST · by mcenedo · 62 replies
    me | 11/24/14 | mcenedo
    Fox showing unruly crowds in NY. Crowds at White House? How bad might this get?
  • Czech president: US beer is ‘filthy water’

    11/24/2014 8:20:22 PM PST · by wetphoenix · 94 replies
    Milos Zeman, president of the Czech Republic, has branded American beer as “filthy water” during a business summit in Kazakhstan but US brewers needn’t pay too much attention. During the trip, Kazakhstan’s long-running president, Nursultan Nazarbaev (who has run the country since 1989), asked Zeman (pictured above) which beer he thought was the best in the world. According to Reuters Zeman replied that, “Czech beer is the best in the world. No American company that offers filthy water instead of beer can compete with us.” Zeman is used to controversial and often profane statements, the 70-year-old even calling Russian protest...
  • Pictures, Video of Massive Ferguson Looting, Violence

    11/24/2014 8:01:40 PM PST · by rightistight · 82 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 11/24/14 | Aurelius
    Looting and violence has broken out in Ferguson in the wake of the decision not to indict Darren Wilson. Jake Tapper reported that people tried to smash in windows with bricks and police have fired tear gas to disperse crowds. Don Lemon is reporting people throwing bottles and confronting police. You can see pictures below and video underneath them:
  • Darren Wilson Cleared By Grand Jury: Rudy, You're Needed At Ground Zero Again

    11/24/2014 7:43:55 PM PST · by IChing · 11 replies
    ClashDaily.com ^ | 11/24/14 | Donald Joy
    The grand jury has found that there is no probable cause to charge white police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, a gargantuan, drugged-out gangsta-rap thug who recorded violent rap songs about killing white cops. The grand jury was comprised of six white men, three white women, two black women, and one black man. Nine of the twelve jurors would have had to vote to indict Wilson, for him to be charged with first degree murder, second degree murder, voluntary manslaughter, or involuntary manslaughter. From the early stages of this case it was pretty clear that the...
  • Obama: "America Isn't Everything That It Could Be"

    11/24/2014 7:37:34 PM PST · by Biggirl · 56 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | November 24, 2014 | Daniel Halper
    We shouldn't try to paper it over," said Obama. "Whenever we do that the anger may momentarily subside, but over time it builds up.