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  • ‘Nuke the Iran deal,’ Boston rally tells US Congress

    08/31/2015 11:34:11 AM PDT · by BlatherNaut · 13 replies
    The Times of Israel ^ | 8/31/15 | Matt Lebovic
    Amid frequent chants of “No deal,” up to 1,000 people gathered outside the Massachusetts State House on Sunday in protest of the proposed Iranian nuclear deal. Congress has until September 17 to either support or reject the controversial deal, which has been a fault line in the American Jewish community this summer... ...Opening with the Pledge of Allegiance, the rally was filled with speakers and signs referencing “Munich 1938,” when Europe’s governments attempted – and failed – to avoid war by appeasing Nazi Germany. As the only elected official to speak, state representative Shaunna O’Connell lambasted the Obama administration for...
  • MBTA driver suspended after attack

    08/27/2015 5:25:00 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 10 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | August 27, 2015 | Owen Boss
    A veteran MBTA bus operator has been suspended while transit police investigate an incident captured on video that appears to show the driver attacking a rider who threw a drink on her while leaving the bus. “Transit Police are working to identify the woman who assaulted the bus operator,” MBTA spokesman Joe Pesaturo said of the video, which has been posted online. “The woman was upset because the bus operator had asked her to pay the bus fare. It’s unclear why the woman felt she didn’t have to pay.”
  • Boston’s Gun Buyback Program Brings in a Total of ONE Gun

    08/26/2015 7:42:12 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 11 replies
    MRC TV ^ | August 24, 2015 11:20am ET | Ben Graham
    Here’s a fun one for all of our beloved gun owners out there. Boston just reinstated its “Your Piece for Peace” gun buyback program this past Wednesday, despite the fact that the tally this year has amounted to—wait for it—one single firearm. That’s a massive undercut from 2014’s intake of 410 guns. “There’s no question why the total number is down: The gun buyback’s numbers clearly aren’t on the same level as the guns taken a year ago,” police spokesman Officer James Kenneally said. According to him, though, the program's lack of success isn’t enough to shut it down: “As...
  • Curt Schilling compares Muslim extremism to Nazis

    08/25/2015 10:31:15 AM PDT · by rickmichaels · 41 replies
    Toronto Sun ^ | August 25, 2015 | Postmedia Network
    Curt Schilling took on the Internet – and the entire Muslim world – on Tuesday and lost. Badly. The two-time National League strikeout king took to Twitter to voice his concern over Islamic extremism. He posted a photo of Nazi leader Adolf Hitler with the words, “It's said only 5-10% of Muslims are extremists. In 1940, only 7% of Germans were Nazis. How'd that go?” The 48-year-old also tweeted, “The math is staggering when you get to true (numbers).” Schilling, who won three World Series championships during his 20-year MLB career, deleted the post after 10 minutes. Currently working with...
  • Pokemon World Championship Alleged Shooting Plot: How It Was Foiled

    08/24/2015 7:05:39 PM PDT · by ScottWalkerForPresident2016 · 14 replies
    ABC News ^ | 08/24/2015 | Alyssa Newcomb
    An alleged plot to inflict violence at the Pokemon World Championship was foiled after security officers at the venue where the event was being held alerted the Boston Police Department to a series of threats posted on social media, authorities said. James Stumbo, 27, and Kevin Norton, 18, both of Iowa, had no prior criminal history before they were arraigned today. They face numerous gun charges after police found weapons in their car parked outside a convention center in Boston. Norton walked into court wearing a camouflage hunting t-shirt; Stumbo wore a grey shirt. Both are also charged with making...
  • BPD stops violent plot at during Pokemon Championship at Hynes Convention Center (Boston)

    08/23/2015 12:13:08 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 20 replies
    myfoxboston.com ^ | August 23, 2015
    BOSTON (MyFoxBoston.com) –Two men have been arrested after allegedly threatening violence to attendees at the Pokemon World Championship in Boston. A report from the Boston Police Department said they were notified of the threats Thursday and were able to stop the two suspects as they attempted to enter the event.
  • Fare Thee Well, Dear Readers

    08/21/2015 10:42:51 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 21, 2015 | Daniel Doherty
    After more than four years as an intern-turned-employee at this great outlet, I am now writing to inform you that today is my final day at Townhall. As such, this will by my final post as a member of the Townhall editorial team. I am not leaving, however, because I have suddenly grown angry or cynical about politics as usual – although it is hard not to become cynical at times. It comes with the territory. On the contrary, I have relished and cherished my time here, and thus will deeply miss the people with whom I’ve worked for so...
  • A Freeper goes to BronyCon.

    08/14/2015 6:18:38 PM PDT · by CtBigPat · 216 replies
    8/14/2015 | CtBigPat
    So I got caught up in the My Little Pony craze (I'll just watch one episode, see what all these people are talking about..), joined the Boston Bronies meetup group and last weekend drove to Baltimare, MD(sorry, bad horse puns are required!) for BronyCon 2015, the largest MLP convention in the world. Allow me to share with you my observations.
  • Obama White House Partners with ISIS-Linked Group

    02/16/2015 6:41:27 AM PST · by SJackson · 22 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | February 16, 2015 | Matthew Vadum
    Obama White House Partners with ISIS-Linked GroupPosted By Matthew Vadum On February 16, 2015 @ 12:55 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | 17 Comments Ad sponsored by Americans for Peace and Tolerance published in the Washington Times. A Boston-based hub of terrorism associated with a top Islamic State propagandist and producer of hostage-beheading videos will receive the red carpet treatment at an anti-terrorism conference at the Obama White House this Wednesday.The so-called Summit on Countering Violent Extremism comes as President Obama seeks formal authorization from Congress to wage war against the Islamic State (also known as ISIS or ISIL).The terrorist-friendly Islamic Society of...
  • Trump calls Walsh a clown, tells Boston to get a real mayor; Trump spoke at NH rally Friday night

    08/14/2015 8:34:33 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 11 replies
    wcvb ^ | 11:15 PM EDT Aug 14, 2015
    HAMPTON, N.H. —GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump called Boston Mayor Marty Walsh a clown after he was called out to accept the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Friday. Related "He's a clown, Marty Walsh," Trump said at a rally in New Hampshire Friday night. "This guy Marty Walsh. He spends all this time and effort and money on an Olympic bid, and then he goes out and he's talking about ice bucket challenges. Get a real mayor." Trump did take part in the Ice Bucket Challenge in 2014, though. He also took a jab at Gov. Charlie Baker. "Gov. Baker should...
  • Murders may spark retaliation (Boston)

    08/14/2015 7:34:42 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 40 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | August 14, 2015 | Owen Boss, Brian Dowling, Laurel J. Sweet and Chris Villani
    City leaders in Boston, Cambridge and Everett are saying enough is enough after an otherwise beautiful summer night Wednesday was marred by gun violence that claimed five lives and left cops bracing for retaliatory bloodshed. “We are a better city than this,” an exasperated Mayor Martin J. Walsh said yesterday, hours after the city was hit by two shootings in a span of five minutes that left three young men dead — one of them the nephew of a Boston 
police officer.
  • Harvard student loses Facebook internship after pointing out privacy flaws

    08/13/2015 10:33:47 AM PDT · by PapaBear3625 · 13 replies
    Boston.com, via Drudge ^ | Aug 12, 2015 | Allison Pohle
    Three months ago, Harvard student Aran Khanna was preparing to start a coveted internship at Facebook when he launched a browser application from his dorm room that angered the social media behemoth. His application, called Marauder’s Map — a clever name that Harry Potter fans will appreciate — was a Chrome extension that used data from Facebook Messenger to map where users were when they sent messages. The app also showed the locations, which were accurate to within three feet, in a group chat with people he barely knew. That meant complete strangers could hypothetically see that he had messaged...
  • Boston Police Commissioner Hoping to Criminalize the Recording of Cops in Public

    08/12/2015 4:52:56 AM PDT · by Leaning Right · 20 replies
    Photography is not a crime ^ | August 11, 2015 | Maya Shaffer
    In a recent interview with The Boston Herald, Boston police Commissioner William Evans whined about people who record the police, even going so far as to call for a new law that would criminalize the act of recording a police officer while standing within a certain distance of them.
  • Atkins: Black lives did not matter at the GOP debate

    08/08/2015 10:32:11 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 68 replies
    The Boston Herald ^ | August 9, 2015 | Kimberly Atkins
    Today marks the one-year anniversary of the shot heard ’round America — the one that left Michael Brown’s lifeless body lying on a Ferguson, Mo., street for hours and then left the nation reeling and roiling ever since. Yet watching the GOP candidates and Fox News moderators shape and prioritize the nation’s most pressing problems Thursday night, one couldn’t help but wonder: Does “Black Lives Matter” matter to them at all? In a two-hour debate, which frankly felt much longer, only two candidates were even asked about race. First, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker answered a question about the Black Lives...
  • 25 Years After Gardner Museum Heist, Video Raises Questions

    08/06/2015 10:01:35 PM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 1 replies
    New York Times ^ | August 6, 2015 | By TOM MASHBERG
    BOSTON — In 1990, Richard Abath was a 23-year-old self-described hippie and guitarist for a rock band named Ukiah who, while moonlighting as a security guard, allowed two thieves posing as police officers to enter the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum here. For 25 years, his decision to buzz in the men who carted away $500 million worth of art has been largely treated as the hapless act of a rookie watchman who fell for a bluff. But on Thursday, federal officials still investigating the art heist — the largest in American history — drew fresh attention to Mr. Abath’s actions...
  • 3 shot while sitting inside car in Roxbury (Boston)

    08/04/2015 6:46:29 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 18 replies
    Fox Boston ^ | August 3, 2015
    BOSTON (MyFoxBoston.com) - Three people were shot Monday while sitting in a car in Roxbury. This comes, ironically, on the same day as Boston's Night Out and Mayor Marty Walsh and BPD Commissioner William Evans are begging for help from the community. The shooting occurred around 1 p.m. in the area of Academy Terrace. “I’ve got as many cops as I can possibly have in this area, yet it doesn’t seem to stop the violence in the neighborhood,” Evans said.
  • Gold Medal Democracy

    08/02/2015 5:41:41 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 3 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 2, 2015 | Paul Jacob
    Beijing won the right to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games on Friday. But Boston topped that earlier in the week, winning the right not to host the 2024 Summer Olympics. Beantown abandoned its bid for the games after Mayor Marty Walsh refused to sign a contract with the International Olympic Committee that would have left the city responsible for billions in possible cost overruns. Did I say possible? Call it seemingly inevitable. “I cannot commit to putting the taxpayers at risk,” declared Walsh. People throughout the Bay State can now rest easy — no tax hike or debt burden...
  • Daily Kickoff: Rising Star Israeli diplomat George Deek | Ted Cruz to host Iran strategy meeting

    07/28/2015 11:19:05 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    SCENE LAST NIGHT: Less than a mile or so from Chabad Lubavitch's HQ at 770 Eastern Parkway, around 80 Hillary for America supporters gathered at the home of former White House Jewish Liaison Jarrod Bernstein and Hildy Kuryk, currently communications director at Vogue, to hear from the Clinton campaign's senior advisors including manager Robby Mook, vice chairwoman Huma Abedin and finance director Dennis Chang. SPOTTED: Recent Chairman of the Conference of Presidents Bob Sugarman, Obama mega-bundler Sarah Kovner, Tusk Ventures' Seth London, Anya Hoerburger of Intermedia Partners, Samantha Maltzman, Jill Strauss, Samantha Vinograd of Goldman Sachs and formerly at office...
  • Carr: Boston 2024 boondoggle united opponents (Olympic bid)

    07/28/2015 3:38:39 PM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 9 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | July 28, 2015 | By Howie Carr
    Finally, at long last, someone has gone broke underestimating the intelligence of the American public. And it couldn’t have happened to a nicer bunch — Boston 2024. There is a God. The lesson here is from Abraham Lincoln: You can’t fool all of the people all of the time — even in Massachusetts. It’s a great victory for the people, but it could easily have gone the other way. What if Marsha Coakley had been elected governor? The state would already be on the hook for $5 billion in cost overruns. Like most flim-flams, the Boston Olympics collapsed abruptly. Perplexing,...
  • Cop caught on dash cam threatening to ‘blow a hole’ through driver’s head

    07/27/2015 11:42:04 AM PDT · by GoneSalt · 80 replies
    boston.com ^ | 7/27/2015 | Kristin Toussaint and Shannon McMahon
    A Medford police detective has been placed on administrative leave after he was caught on video threatening to “blow a hole through your f---ing head” while pulling over a driver who drove the wrong way at a traffic circle. Medford Police Chief Leo Sacco confirmed to Boston.com that the man in the video was Medford Police Detective Stephen Lebert. “He’s a 30-year member of the department and works in our detective division,” Sacco said. “He’s a very effective police officer but last night’s incident that’s on video, at least that portion of the video that I saw, is troubling to...
  • Boston 2024 Olympic Bid Dropped by USOC

    07/27/2015 11:57:18 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 41 replies
    WBZ ^ | 7-27-15 | WBZ
    — The U.S. Olympic Committee has dropped Boston’s bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics, sources tells WBZ-TV political analyst Jon Keller.
  • Pamela Geller, Breitbart News: The Mosques Behind Jihad Attacks in America

    07/19/2015 4:28:52 PM PDT · by Nachum · 27 replies
    Pamela Geller ^ | 7/19/15 | Pamela Geller
    By Pamela Geller, Breitbart, July 19, 2015 The New York Times reported Thursday that “in the last two or three months,” the Chattanooga gunman Mohammad Youssuf Abdulazeez “had begun showing up rather regularly at Friday Prayer at the Islamic Society of Greater Chattanooga, a large mosque and cultural center, said Dr. Azhar S. Sheikh, a founding member of the center’s board.” “Dr. Sheikh said that he showed no signs of extremism. He said the family regularly worshiped at the mosque,” the NYT reported. What is being taught at that mosque? Are investigators simply going to assume that the mosque is...
  • Philip Chism allegedly choked, beat state worker

    06/21/2014 7:08:42 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 6 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | June 19, 2014 | Laura Crimaldi
    A prosecutor raised concerns about the safety of people around a 15-year-old Danvers boy accused of raping and killing his high school math teacher in newly released court documents that provide more detail about his alleged assault of a female counselor at a juvenile detention facility.
  • Son of Boston police captain charged in marathon-inspired ISIS terror (bomb) plot...

    07/14/2015 4:58:28 AM PDT · by a fool in paradise · 14 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | Published: 13:29 EST, 13 July 2015 | Updated: 16:51 EST, 13 July 2015 Read more: http://www.dail | article credits AP and Reuters
    Federal officials revealed Monday they have arrested a heavily armed Massachusetts man who was building bombs in his apartment and planned to attack a crowded university campus cafeteria on behalf of the Islamic State militant group. Alexander Ciccolo, 23, also known as Ali Al Amriki, was arrested July 4 for the unlawful receipt of multiple guns, the U.S. Justice Department said in a news release. His indictment was unsealed today. The college he intended to target was not disclosed... ...Ciccolo's father, Boston police Captain Robert Ciccolo (pictured), contacted FBI September, 11, 2014, saying his son 'had expressed a desire to...
  • Peace Hippie Busted in ISIS Inspired Plot to Massacre American College Students

    07/13/2015 12:22:36 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 24 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 07/13/15 | Kristinn Taylor
    Three years ago he was a long-haired, bandana-wearing hippie walking for peace, now he’s been arrested for plotting to kill Americans for ISIS. Such is life in Obama’s America. Alexander Ciccolo at a peace walk’ in 2012 against nuclear power and weapons. Photo, ABC News from the Napanee Beaver. Another photo can be seen here. Alexander Ciccolo, “Ali Al Amriki” to his Muslim terrorist friends, was busted by the FBI on July 4 after buying firearms from a confidential source working for the FBI, reported WCVB-TV. Ciccolo also reportedly bought a pressure cooker to make an IED. He allegedly was...
  • (DEVELOPING) Son of Boston police captain allegedly involved in terror plot

    07/13/2015 12:13:41 PM PDT · by dware · 22 replies
    Fox News ^ | 07.13.2015 | Fox News
    DEVELOPING: The son of a Boston police captain was an ISIS supporter who planned to set off an improvised explosive device and was arrested after illegally purchasing four firearms on July 4, according to the AP and a Justice Department press release. Authorities say 23-year-old Alexander Ciccolo, who also went by the name Ali Al Amriki, spoke about setting off an explosive device “in places where large numbers of people congregate, such as college cafeterias,” and was seen purchasing a pressure cooker similar to the kind used by the perpetrators of the Boston Marathon bombing.
  • Seattle City Council considers gun, ammo tax

    07/08/2015 10:07:07 AM PDT · by aimhigh · 31 replies
    King5News ^ | 07/08/2015 | Michael Konopasek
    Seattle City Council president Tim Burgess is proposing a new tax on guns. The proposal would tax gun sales $25 per gun and add a five cent-tax on each round of ammunition. Five cents per round adds up to a roughly $2.50 increase for a box off handgun ammunition. The legislation would also impose a $500 fine on gun owners who do not report guns lost or stolen.
  • Museum Called "White Supremacist" after Asking Visitors to Dress Like Painting Containing Kimono

    07/07/2015 10:05:03 AM PDT · by rightistight · 59 replies
    The Social Memo ^ | 7/7/15 | Aurelius
    The Boston Museum of Fine Arts is being called "racist" after it encouraged visitors to dress in a kimono to celebrate Claude Monet's 1876 painting "La Japonaise." The painting contains a woman dressed in a kimono: A group called "Stand Against Yellow-Face @ the MFA" has planned a protest for tomorrow at six o'clock. According to Stand Against Yellow-Face, "There is no education from curators or staff on the painting itself, nor the "orientalism" that was ocurring [sic] at the time, nor is there any sort of education on the kimono itself. "The act of non-Japanese museum staff throwing these...
  • Remnant of Boston’s Brutal Winter Threatens to Outlast Summer (snow piles still frozen)

    07/06/2015 3:44:54 PM PDT · by Libloather · 28 replies
    NY Times via MSN ^ | 7/06/15 | KATHARINE Q. SEELYE
    BOSTON — Now that it is July, it is easy to think of Boston’s record snowfall last winter as a bad dream. These days, you can walk outside without dressing in multiple layers. You can see your car when you stand next to it. Even the subway is running (more or less). But if you want a reality check, come to the Seaport district, where you will find an astonishing residual artifact from the glory days of February: a 12-foot-high frozen mound, a remnant of the record 110.6 inches of snow that accumulated in Boston over the winter. Yes, some...
  • Man fatally shot in Dorchester Saturday night ("Guns are killing too many young people...")

    07/05/2015 6:30:29 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 24 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | July 05, 2015 | Katherine Landergan
    A man in his mid-20s was fatally shot late Saturday night in Dorchester, Boston Police Commissioner William Evans said in an interview. At 10:50 p.m. on Holborn Street, a car was seen firing shots before it fled, Evans told reporters on the scene. The man, whose name was not released, died at the scene. A second man had his arm “grazed,” Evans said, and he was taken to the hospital for minor injuries.
  • Security scare: Black Lives Matter protests outside Marty Walsh's house... at 4 a.m.

    07/01/2015 6:39:08 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 12 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | July 1, 2015 | Bob McGovern, Jack Encarnacao
    A brazen 4 a.m. anti-Olympics protest by Black Lives Matter activists outside Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s Dorchester home has City Hall officials mulling beefed-up security as the demonstrators vow to continue their battle in the escalating standoff over the Summer Games bid. “I think it’s always a concern when there’s a certain line that is crossed, when there is something outside his house. As of now, we’re just kind of assessing if and what kind of security measures we take to make sure the mayor is safe,” a Walsh administration source told the Herald. “The mayor does not at all...
  • Mom’s alleged affair cited in stabbing of 3 children

    06/30/2015 3:39:22 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 16 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | June 29, 2015 | Peter Schworm
    A Boston man allegedly stabbed his former girlfriend’s three children after learning she had been unfaithful to him, then pleaded with a police officer to kill him. “I wanted you to shoot me,” Rock Aurelien told police when he was arrested Saturday afternoon, according to court records. “I did it. I planned this all along.”
  • Christopher Columbus Statue At Boston Park Vandalized With ‘Black Lives Matter’

    06/30/2015 3:24:46 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 18 replies
    CBS ^ | June 30, 2015
    BOSTON (CBS) – A Christopher Columbus statue in Boston’s North End was vandalized Monday with red paint and the phrase “Black Lives Matter.” Red paint was poured over the top of the statue on Monday night, while Black Lives Matter was sprayed on the back using black paint.
  • Globe carrying torch for 2024 Olympics

    06/30/2015 4:51:01 AM PDT · by luke1825 · 7 replies
    lowell sun ^ | june 28 | Peter Lucas
    Backers of Boston 2024 ought to make buying the Boston Globe building a part of their latest plan to win the Olympic Summer Games for Boston. Purchase of the Morrissey Boulevard building in Dorchester, which is up for sale, would allow the leaders of Boston 2024 to use the centrally located facility as its official, rather than its assumed, Olympic headquarters
  • Confederate flag hung from Boston memorial for black soldiers

    06/29/2015 9:01:59 AM PDT · by Andy'smom · 37 replies
    The Boston Globe ^ | 06/29/2015 | Emack-Bazelais and Jennifer Smith
    A Confederate battle flag was attached Sunday night to a Boston memorial that commemorates one of the first all-black regiments to fight for the union during the Civil War, hanging there for over an hour before a woman removed it. Melissa Carino, 37, of Lowell said she saw the flag hanging from the Robert Gould Shaw and Massachusetts 54th Regiment Memorial across the street from the State House at about 8 p.m. Carino said she left and returned to the location later, angered that it had not been removed.
  • FBI warns of July 4 attack

    06/26/2015 10:52:21 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 54 replies
    bostonherald.com ^ | June 27, 2015 | Owen Boss
    Federal authorities are warning of the potential for terror attacks targeting law enforcement and the military across the nation this Fourth of July, an official said, issuing a bulletin to agencies nationwide just days before thousands of Boston-area residents will gather for the city’s annual Independence Day festivities.
  • Boston Bomber 'Apologizes' to Victims, Thanks Allah

    06/24/2015 3:42:43 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 37 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 24/6/15 | Ari Soffer
    ..... Jennifer Rogers, the sister of a police officer killed by the brothers after the bombing, also testified. She branded Tsarnaev a "leech abusing the privilege of American freedom," and added that he had spat in the "face of the American dream." ..... Thought he remained largely impassive during the proceedings, when Tsarnaev's turn came to speak he "apologized" for his crimes. "I am sorry for the lives I have taken, for the suffering that I have caused you, for the damage I have done, irreparable damage," he said. The 21-year-old terrorist also thanked his lawyers and "Allah." But victim...
  • Man shot by trooper was facing harassment charges

    06/22/2015 8:36:34 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 3 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | June 22, 2015 | John R. Ellement
    The 44-year-old man armed with a knife who was shot and killed by a state trooper near Boston University on Friday was wanted on charges of criminal harassment, distribution of obscene matter, and annoying a person of the opposite sex, officials said Monday. Santos Laboy was being sought on arrest warrants issued out of Roxbury Municipal Court when BU police spotted him Friday afternoon. A trooper who was assisting the university police fatally shot Laboy when he allegedly refused to drop a knife and made “threatening gestures.’’
  • Physician expelled from staff for telling the truth about homosexual behavior

    06/21/2015 9:52:44 PM PDT · by massmike · 78 replies
    massresistance.org ^ | 06/22/2015 | n/a
    On March 30, a major Harvard-affiliated hospital in Boston, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), expelled a well-respected urologist from its medical staff because he voiced concerns about the unhealthy nature of homosexual behavior and objected to the hospital’s aggressive promotion of “gay pride” activities. Dr. Paul Church has been a urologist on the BIDMC staff in Boston for nearly 30 years. He is a member of the Harvard Medical School faculty. He has done research on diagnosing prostate and bladder cancer, and has been a frequent volunteer for medical mission projects in Mexico and Africa. He has also spoken...
  • Police officer shoots, kills suspect on Storrow Drive (armed w/ knife, Boston)

    06/19/2015 1:31:15 PM PDT · by raccoonradio · 22 replies
    WCVB ^ | 6/19/15 | WCVB
    BOSTON —A confrontation that began on Boston's famed Esplanade led to a deadly police-involved shooting on the Silber Way Footbridge over Storrow Drive Friday afternoon. The incident that involved both Boston University and Massachusetts State Police ended with officers shooting and killing a suspect. Police were following a man armed with a knife who was making threats, a witness told NewsCenter 5's Janet Wu. The woman said she heard four shots fired by police. Boston University police were investigating the incident on the Esplanade and called State Police to assist. Dr. Elizabeth Thompson, an oncologist on a professional visit to...
  • żHomo estás?: Here’s how Chipotle celebrated this weekend’s Boston Pride Parade

    06/16/2015 9:21:09 PM PDT · by beaversmom · 58 replies
    Boston.com ^ | June 14, 2015 | Nik DeCosta-Klipa
    Thousands attended the 45th Boston Pride Parade on Saturday afternoon and Chipotle was not to be left out from the celebration. The burrito mega-chain asked customers for their preference for... Mexican food. Parade-goers had their choice of buttons displaying whether they “swayed” towards tacos or burritos.
  • Adriana Cohen: Americans must be ready to fight jihadis on U.S. so

    05/11/2015 6:19:33 PM PDT · by Adriana Cohen News · 32 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | May 9, 2015 | Adriana Cohen
    We knew it was a matter of when, not if, we’d be hit again by Islamist terrorists on our own soil. Just last Sunday, two ISIS-sympathizing terrorists, clad in body armor and wielding assault rifles, attacked a Muhammad Art Exhibit and Cartoon Contest in Garland, Texas. Luckily, they were killed before they could slaughter the people attending the event. Now U.S. military bases and installations are stepping up security, as FBI Director James Comey is warning that there are “hundreds, maybe thousands” of people across the country who are being recruited by ISIS with orders to attack the U.S. Security...
  • Adriana Cohen: Rand grandstands on GOP brand

    05/30/2015 6:30:22 AM PDT · by Adriana Cohen News · 5 replies
    The Boston Herald ^ | May 30, 2015 | Adiana Cohen
    Kentucky U.S. Sen. Rand Paul needs to Etch A Sketch his political strategy pronto. Anyone who thinks that trash-talking your own party will win over voters in a very crowded presidential field needs to be sent packing. Paul has given media interviews saying the GOP brand “sucks.” And in a thinly veiled slap at his fellow Senate Republicans, he has said, “These barnacled enablers have never met a war they didn’t like.” If that’s not bad enough, he’s now blaming the hawks in his party for ISIS. Never mind 9/11 and all the Democrats who voted for the War in...
  • Boston City Hall Gets Gender Neutral Bathrooms

    06/12/2015 11:14:58 AM PDT · by QT3.14 · 31 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | June 12, 2015 | Sarah Fisher
    f you have any business to conduct in Boston City Hall, you will be able to share the bathroom with people of the opposite sex or any sex for that matter. "Mayor Martin J. Walsh established gender-neutral bathrooms in Boston's City Hall Thursday, according to a statement from the city. The move comes during Boston's Pride Week, which celebrates the LGBT community and raises awareness of discrimination." USA Today explains the new bathrooms "can be used by anyone including individuals who may identify as transgender, caregivers helping someone of another gender and parents with small children."
  • America's See-No-Islam Problem Exposed With Boston Jihadism

    06/09/2015 8:28:09 AM PDT · by fredericbastiat1 · 8 replies
    TheBlaze ^ | 2015-06-09 | Benjamin Weingarten
    Parenthetically, the idea of an “antiterror” expert should itself draw our ire, given that terror is a tactic, not the name of an ideologically-driven enemy. After all, during the Second World War we didn’t call upon anti-Blitzkrieg experts to define our enemies. We understood and were able to articulate that we were at war with a foe, not a fighting method. Meanwhile, today there is nary a mention of Islamic religious tenets like jihad, abrogation and taqqiya, nor a discussion of Islam’s ultimate goal to create a global Ummah under which all submit to Shariah law. This is not an...
  • DA releases video of Roslindale shooting (Boston Police shooting of terror suspect Usaamah Rahim)

    06/08/2015 11:37:51 AM PDT · by Prolixus · 27 replies
    The Boston Herald ^ | June 8, 2015 | Antonio Planas, Matt Stout
    Authorities today released surveillance footage showing police and FBI shooting terror suspect Usaamah Rahim in a Roslindale parking lot nearly a week ago. The video, taken from a camera placed across the parking lot, shows officers approaching a person authorities identified as Rahim after he walked to a bus stop on Tuesday morning. A marked Boston police cruiser arrives to the scene as Rahim walks into the parking lot surrounded by several officers, the video shows. Officers appear to have their guns holstered before drawing them as they back up from Rahim. After a few moments, Rahim then drops to...
  • In effort to fix woes in VA care, (Rep.) Moulton (D-MA) taps own experience

    06/07/2015 1:31:16 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 12 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | June 5, 2015 | Jessica Meyers
    Seth Moulton had earned two medals in Iraq for his valor. He’d witnessed brutal combat in four tours with the Marines. But none of that mattered when he showed up at the Veterans Health Administration hospital in Washington, D.C., where staff could not find records. “We’ll consider taking you as a humanitarian case,” a hospital staffer told Moulton, unaware that the would-be hernia patient was also a newly elected Massachusetts congressman. Thus began Moulton’s frustrating experience with the Veterans Affairs health system, a personal sampling of a chronically troubled medical bureaucracy that has drawn complaints from veterans, demands for improvements...
  • You Can Be Prosecuted for Clearing Your Browser History

    06/07/2015 9:46:26 AM PDT · by TaxPayer2000 · 80 replies
    The Nation ^ | June 2, 2015 | Juliana DeVries
    Khairullozhon Matanov is a 24-year-old former cab driver from Quincy, Massachusetts. The night of the Boston Marathon bombings, he ate dinner with Tamerlan and Dhzokhar Tsarnaev at a kebob restaurant in Somerville. Four days later Matanov saw photographs of his friends listed as suspects in the bombings on the CNN and FBI websites. Later that day he went to the local police. He told them that he knew the Tsarnaev brothers and that they’d had dinner together that week, but he lied about whose idea it was to have dinner, lied about when exactly he had looked at the Tsarnaevs’...
  • Burial of Boston terror suspect delayed after funeral home refuses to take body of 'extremist'

    06/06/2015 5:43:10 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 33 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | June 6, 2015 | Kate Pickles
    The funeral of Boston terror suspect Usaamah Abdullah Rahim is being held up because a local cemetery refused to take his body.Rahim, 26, was fatally shot on Tuesday after investigators said he wielded a military-style knife as they sought to question him about 'terrorist-related information.'He was allegedly planning to behead the controversial anti-Muslim blogger Pamela Geller and police officers and was under surveillance by authorities.The Knollwood Memorial Park funeral home in Canton, Massachusetts, refused any part in his burial, which his family hoped to hold today. 'They wouldn't take him because he was a suspected terrorist,'  Abdullah Faruuq, Imam of the...
  • Woman still in hospital after being hit by broken bat

    06/06/2015 7:22:10 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 52 replies
    A fan whose head was bloodied by a broken bat that flew into the stands at Fenway Park was in the hospital with life-threatening injuries, police said. The game between the Oakland Athletics and Boston Red Sox was halted in the middle of the second inning Friday as emergency crews tended to the woman and wheeled her off the field on a stretcher. Oakland's Brett Lawrie broke his bat on a groundout to second base for the second out of the inning and part of it hurtled into the stands. Boston police spokesman David Estrada confirmed the woman was seriously...