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  • LIVE THREAD: CBS Republican Presidential Debate - 02/13/16 @ 9PM (EST)

    02/13/2016 4:37:06 PM PST · by PJBankard · 2,471 replies
    CBS News ^ | 02/13/2016 | CBS News
    Link Only. Live Stream @ Link.
  • Senior U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia found dead at West Texas ranch

    02/13/2016 1:55:56 PM PST · by Pan_Yan · 1,162 replies
    My San Antonio ^ | Updated 3:53 pm, Saturday, February 13, 2016 | Gary Martin
    Associate Justice Antonin Scalia was found dead of apparent natural causes Saturday on a luxury resort in West Texas, federal officials said. Scalia, 79, was a guest at the Cibolo Creek Ranch, a resort in the Big Bend region south of Marfa. According to a report, Scalia arrived at the ranch on Friday and attended a private party with about 40 people. When he did not appear for breakfast, a person associated with the ranch went to his room and found a body. U.S. District Judge Fred Biery said he was among those notified about Scalia's death. "I was told...
  • Trump’s Ceiling of Support May Be Limited

    02/13/2016 12:50:30 PM PST · by TBBT · 218 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 2/11/16 | Sean Trende
    Few professional analysts seriously expected six months ago that Donald Trump could win the Republican nomination. But after Tuesday night, it is a clear possibility. How much of a possibility? To get that answer right, it is important to understand some things about the Trump phenomenon. Perhaps most important, Trump's campaign is not a Tea Party phenomenon. While there's been a tendency to try to lump Trump in with various G.O.P. insurgencies of the last few years, that role is best filled by Sen. Ted Cruz, who really occupies the "Tea Party lane" of the G.O.P. primary more cleanly. Instead,...
  • Dear FRiends, We need your continuing support to keep FR going strong. [FReepathon thread XLIV]

    02/13/2016 10:16:19 AM PST · by Jim Robinson · 183 replies
    Dear FRiends, We need your continuing support to keep FR going strong. FR is funded solely by contributions made by the liberty loving patriots who enjoy and use it. We are beholden to no political party. No advertisers, no outsiders, no sugar daddies, no corporate string pullers. This means no commercial ads. No annoying pop-ups. No ad tracking. No mail campaigns. No spam. No one trying to control us. Definitely no government subsidies or tax breaks. We are self-funded, fiercely independent and enjoy our freedom to speak plainly in the support of God, family, country, liberty!! But we cannot exist...
  • Rochester, NY school organizes ‘Hijab Day’ for non-Muslim students (Infiltration)

    02/13/2016 9:35:58 AM PST · by Titus-Maximus · 79 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 2/12/2016 | Robert Spencer
    "A district spokesman told the site officials consulted with an attorney about the World Hijab Day event, and were advised that 'there would be more of a legal issue if the school said no to the event' than to hold lessons on the Muslim scarf." Really? What kind of a legal issue? Would the school be brought up on charges of "Islamophobia"? Is that trumped-up propaganda term a crime now? School board president Van Henri White said of the Hijab Day organizer, student Eman Muthana: "She's not trying to make anybody else anything other than who they are, but she...
  • DHS Employee: Obama Admin Ordered Us To 'Scrub' Intelligence Of Muslims With Terror Ties

    02/13/2016 8:47:30 AM PST · by demkicker · 44 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 12, 2016 | Matt Vespa
    So, in the era of fighting radical Islamic terrorism, the Obama administration reportedly told workers at the Department of Homeland Security to scrub the records of Muslims with terror ties; information that has been collected for years, according to Philip Haney. Haney broke his silence on the matter last week in The Hill, where he said that the president’s remarks that the intelligence community could not connect the dots post-underwear bomber in 2009 was infuriating since these actions would remove any chance at doing so. Haney had been a DHS employee for 15 years:
  • Trump Leads GOP Field In South Carolina By 16 Points After NH Win

    02/13/2016 6:12:30 AM PST · by scooby321 · 22 replies
    TMP Poll Tracker ^ | 2-12-2016 | Conor Dinan
    Trump still Cruzing
  • Turkish Media Say Saudi Arabia, Turkey May Strike In Syria

    02/13/2016 5:40:05 AM PST · by Strategy · 38 replies
    The New York Times ^ | February 13, 2016 | By The Associated Press
    ISTANBUL -- Turkish media are quoting Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu as saying his country and Saudi Arabia may launch ground operations against the Islamic State group in Syria. After taking part at a security conference in Munich, Cavusoglu said Saudi Arabia was "ready to send both jets and troops" to Turkey's Incirlik airbase. "Turkey and Saudi Arabia may launch an operation (against IS) from the land," Saturday's edition of the Yeni Safak pro-government newspaper quoted him as saying.
  • Trump Has Huge Lead Over Cruz in Two SC Polls

    02/13/2016 4:36:46 AM PST · by smoothsailing · 228 replies
    NewsMax ^ | 2-12-2016 | Cathy Burke
    February 12, 2016 Trump Has Huge Lead Over Cruz in Two SC Pollsby Cathy Burke Donald Trump has a commanding lead in the GOP presidential primary field in South Carolina in two new polls – including one in which the real estate billionaire has more than double the support of his nearest rival, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz. The surveys, the South Carolina House Republican Caucus, and the Opinion Savvy Poll, come just eight days ahead of the Palmetto State's Feb. 20 primary. Here's the breakdown in the South Carolina House Republican Caucus survey: Trump: 34.5 percentCruz: 15.5 percentFlorida Gov. Jeb Bush: 13...
  • Live Stream: Donald Trump Rally in Tampa, FL at USF (2-12-16)

    02/12/2016 10:01:57 AM PST · by nikos1121 · 2,178 replies
    Friday, February 12, 2016: GOP Presidential candidate Donald Trump will hold a campaign rally in Tampa, FL at the University of South Florida Sun Dome. The event is scheduled to begin at 7:00 PM EST.
  • Poll: Trump Stretches Lead to 27 Points; Sanders 7 Points Behind Clinton

    02/12/2016 7:06:12 AM PST · by xzins · 156 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 12 Feb 2016
    The latest national poll by Morning Consult shows that Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump's lead has spiked by 6 points over second-place Ted Cruz, whose support remains flat. The survey, released Friday, conducted Wednesday and Thursday, after Trump's win in the New Hampshire primary, also shows that a decline in the percentage of voters who support someone other than the six remaining GOP candidates or who haven't made up their minds. Here's the breakdown: •Donald Trump: 44 percent (up from 38 percent a week earlier) •Ted Cruz: 17 percent (17 percent) •Ben Carson: 10 percent (9 percent) •Marco Rubio: 10...
  • Poll: Over 4 In 10 Back Trump Nationwide

    02/12/2016 5:28:08 AM PST · by Helicondelta · 167 replies
    thehill.com ^ | February 12
    Donald Trump has over double the voter support of any Republican White House hopeful nationwide, according to a new poll. Over 4 in 10 Americans are backing Trump's campaign after his victory in New Hampshire's GOP primary last Tuesday, according to a Morning Consult survey released Friday. ... Trump is also viewed favorably by over 6 in 10 of his party's voters, pollsters found. He has a 67 percent favorability rating, while Rubio takes 62 percent and Cruz 61 percent.
  • Report: Clinton Foundation hit with subpoena

    02/11/2016 10:33:26 AM PST · by Syncro · 118 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 2-11-16 | Sarah Westwood
    Report: Clinton Foundation hit with subpoena By Sarah Westwood (@sarahcwestwood) • 2/11/16 1:14 PM A top aide to Hillary Clinton is under scrutiny from the State Department's inspector general over her overlapping work for the government and for the Clinton Foundation. The controversial charity was hit with a subpoena last fall for documents related to projects that required the State Department's approval as well as records related to top Clinton aide Huma Abedin, according to a report Thursday by the Washington Post. Abedin's tenure has come under scrutiny by the State Department watchdog and congressional panels in the past because...
  • Yellen on negative rates: 'We wouldn't take those off the table' (Recession & pay fee to save money)

    02/11/2016 9:40:48 AM PST · by xzins · 119 replies
    CNBC ^ | 11 Feb 16 | Jeff Cox
    As recession fears mount in the U.S., Fed Chair Janet Yellen conceded there's a "chance" of a downturn ahead. Asked by Republican Sen. Bob Corker whether the monetary policy-making Federal Open Market Committee would consider going to negative interest rates, which would entail charging banks to store reserves at the Fed, Yellen left the door open. She repeated a statement she said Wednesday that the Fed had considered negative rates in 2010 but decided that wouldn't be the best course at that time. "We wouldn't take those off the table, but we have work to do to judge whether they...
  • Live Feed back up at Oregon Refuge

    Rev. Graham on ground and surrender imminent.
  • LIVE THREAD:Donald Trump rally in Baton Rouge 2/11/2016 @ 7pm (CST)

    02/11/2016 4:59:52 AM PST · by nikos1121 · 1,139 replies
    Thursday, February 11, 2016: GOP Presidential candidate Donald Trump will hold a campaign rally in Baton Rouge, LA at the Baton Rouge River Center. The event is scheduled to begin at 7:00 PM CST. As the "Capital City", Baton Rouge is the political hub for Louisiana, and is the second-largest metropolitan city in the state, with an estimated population of 228,895 as of 2014. The metropolitan area surrounding the city, known as Greater Baton Rouge, had a population of 820,159 people as of 2013.The urban area has around 594,309 inhabitants. HOW DID BATON ROUGE GET ITS NAME? The French name...
  • LIVE call from Refuge -- FBI Seige Happening.

    02/10/2016 5:44:59 PM PST · by Rebelbase · 825 replies
    Youtube Live ^ | 2/10/15 | Gavin Sein
    It's happening now at live link in article. Can't make heads nor tails of it,lot of shouting going on.
  • MARCO RUBIO IN 2ND PLACE IN FLORIDA, NEW POLL FINDS (Jeb polls at 4% and in 5th place)

    02/10/2016 3:56:30 PM PST · by jimbo123 · 118 replies
    Florida Politics ^ | 2/8/16 | Jenna Buzzacco-Foerster
    Donald Trump leads in Florida, but Marco Rubio is in second place, according to a new poll from Florida Southern College. The survey found Trump maintains the top spot in Florida among registered Republican voters with 27 percent. Rubio is in second with 20 percent, followed by Ted Cruz at 12 percent and Ben Carson at 6 percent. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is fifth with 4 percent, according to the survey.
  • Chris Christie to suspend presidential campaign

    02/10/2016 8:36:39 AM PST · by monkapotamus · 54 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | February 10, 2016 | Seth McLaughlin and David Sherfinski
    PORTSMOUTH, N.H. - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie plans to issue a statement Wednesday afternoon suspending his presidential campaign, The Washington Times has learned. The announcement follows a disappointing sixth-place finish in New Hampshire's first-in-the-nation primary, where Mr. Christie was hoping a strong showing would give him more breathing room in a race where the tough-talking governor competed with former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, Ohio Gov. John Kasich and Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida to emerge as the most viable alternative to businessman Donald Trump and Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas...
  • Rush: If Conservatism Is Your Only Priority, There Is No Choice Other Than Ted Cruz

    02/10/2016 2:17:21 PM PST · by TBBT · 542 replies
    The Rush Limbaugh Show ^ | 2/10/16 | Rush Limbaugh
    If conservatism is your bag, if conservatism is the dominating factor in how you vote, there is no other choice for you in this campaign than Ted Cruz, because you are exactly right: This is the closest in our lifetimes we have ever been to Ronald Reagan. ***snip*** But for those of you that conservatism's the answer and conservatism is the way, you have no choice here. Ted Cruz has got to be your guy. There's nobody even close. Nobody.
  • Onama establishes Federal Privacy Council as part of massive cyber effort (New Executive Order)

    02/10/2016 1:20:11 PM PST · by MarchonDC09122009 · 42 replies
    IAPP.org ^ | 02/09/2016 | Sam Pfeifle
    Obama establishes Federal Privacy Council as part of massive cyber effort https://iapp.org/news/a/obama-establishes-federal-privacy-council-as-part-of-massive-cyber-effort/ Obama establishes Federal Privacy Council as part of massive cyber effort Sam Pfeifle The Privacy Advisor | Feb 9, 2016 Obama establishes Federal Privacy Council as part of massive cyber effort As part of his 2017 budget proposal for the United States, President Barack Obama is including $19 billion for cybersecurity efforts, a 35-percent increase over fiscal year 2016. The funds will go toward a Cybersecurity National Action Plan, which includes the hiring of a chief information security officer, a $3.1 billion fund for IT modernization at the...
  • Fiorina drops out [her statement on facebook]

    02/10/2016 12:09:20 PM PST · by GIdget2004 · 68 replies
    facebook ^ | 02/10/2016 | Carly Fiorina
    This campaign was always about citizenship—taking back our country from a political class that only serves the big, the powerful, the wealthy, and the well connected. Election after election, the same empty promises are made and the same poll-tested stump speeches are given, but nothing changes. I've said throughout this campaign that I will not sit down and be quiet. I'm not going to start now. While I suspend my candidacy today, I will continue to travel this country and fight for those Americans who refuse to settle for the way things are and a status quo that no longer...
  • Actually, it really is a rebellion

    02/10/2016 11:44:39 AM PST · by Jim Robinson · 340 replies
    February 10, 2016 | Jim Robinson
    As much as I love Cruz as a conservative, there really is a voter rebellion underway and it may be unstoppable. Despite all the denials, the simple truth is the voters really are fed-up and really are up in arms against the establishment. Trump's message is exactly what the voters are looking for: Build the wall, enforce the law, deport them all, slap a moratorium on Muslim immigration, bomb the hell out of ISIS, cut the taxes, cut the spending, cut the regulations, cut the government, cut the bad trade deals, cut the political correctness crap, bring back capital, bring...
  • GOP Shatters it's Turnout Record: Democrats Lag Behind

    02/10/2016 9:25:45 AM PST · by Wpin · 49 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | February 10, 2016 | Stephen Dinan
    Republicans set a new turnout record Tuesday in New Hampshire’s primary, attracting more than a quarter of a million voters to the polls and offering evidence that most of the energy in the 2016 presidential race continues to be on the GOP side. Democrats saw a strong turnout, but their two-person race couldn’t recapture the magic of the 2008 battle between Hillary Clinton and then-candidate Barack Obama — a race that presaged Mr. Obama’s eventual cruise to victory in November.
  • Dear FRiends, We need your continuing support to keep FR going strong. [FReepathon thread XLI]

    02/10/2016 8:41:57 AM PST · by Jim Robinson · 119 replies
    Dear FRiends, We need your continuing support to keep FR going strong. FR is funded solely by contributions made by the liberty loving patriots who enjoy and use it. We are beholden to no political party. No advertisers, no outsiders, no sugar daddies, no corporate string pullers. This means no commercial ads. No annoying pop-ups. No ad tracking. No mail campaigns. No spam. No one trying to control us. Definitely no government subsidies or tax breaks. We are self-funded, fiercely independent and enjoy our freedom to speak plainly in the support of God, family, country, liberty!! But we cannot exist...
  • Christie talks to Trump, and makes decision to drop out of race

    02/10/2016 8:32:40 AM PST · by dlt · 72 replies
    News was leaked by morning talk show hosts who were told by Trump
  • Iran Publishes Pictures of Captured U.S. Sailors Crying

    02/10/2016 6:54:30 AM PST · by don-o · 78 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 2/10/16 | Adam Kredo
    Iran has released new photographs in which at least one of the recently captured U.S. sailors is crying, according to a series of the pictures posted on social media. The pictures, as well as an accompanying video, were released by Iranian state-controlled news outlets and disseminated on Twitter by Iranian reporters early Wednesday. The new photographs come on the heels of another set of pictures that showed Iranian military forces detaining the U.S. sailors at gun point and forcing them to place their hands upon their heads while kneeling on a ship.
  • Inside the Numbers (WOW)

    02/10/2016 5:55:50 AM PST · by LS · 170 replies
    A few stunning figures: *New Hampshire had a record turnout, with 282,000 GOP (13,000 more than Dems) and 20,000 more than its previous high. Yes, Trump turned out new voters. *Trump won with 94,500 votes. That is 49,000 more than Cruz got in IA *Trump beat #2 Kasich by a whopping 53,000 votes *Trump has now received in IA and NH a total vote of 140,000 (vs., say, Cruz of 82,000) *Trump beat #2 Kasich by 2,000 more than Dinobernie beat Cankles *after final tally, Trump was awarded an additional delegate, bringing his total to 18, more than double anyone...
  • Live Stream: Donald Trump Rally at Clemson University (2-10-16)@ 7pm.

    02/10/2016 4:07:07 AM PST · by nikos1121 · 675 replies
    Wednesday, February 10, 2016: GOP Presidential candidate Donald Trump will hold a campaign rally at Clemson University. The event will take place inside the T. Ed Garrison Arena in Pendleton, SC and is scheduled to begin at 7:00 PM EST. T. Ed Garrison Arena seats 3000 people not counting the corral area. Pendleton, South Carolina Another small town meeting for The Donald. Pendleton SC, population is 2,964. For centuries, the land that is now Pendleton was the territory of the Cherokee nation. After England claimed South Carolina as a colony, the Cherokee traded with the British. After the Cherokee lost...
  • Trump Turns To S.C. To Propel Unstoppable Campaign

    02/09/2016 6:04:31 PM PST · by Helicondelta · 190 replies
    A day after the New Hampshire primary, Republican presidential hopefuls were set Wednesday to fan out across South Carolina and begin jockeying for the first-in-the-South primary that has a history of picking the eventual nominee. Billionaire businessman and reality TV star Donald Trump has the early edge in polling there and in other key states as the race turns to the South and West over the next six weeks. South Carolina has the potential to launch Mr. Trump into victories in a series of delegate-rich multistate primaries next month and turn his campaign into an unstoppable juggernaut toward the nomination.
  • CNN: TRUMP, SANDERS WIN

    02/09/2016 5:14:08 PM PST · by Helicondelta · 149 replies
    CNN ^ | February 10
    Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders have cruised to victories in the New Hampshire primary, CNN projects, in results that will rock the establishments of both parties and confirm the strength of outsider candidates in a wild presidential race. Trump's victory restores the mantle of a winner to the billionaire reality star's campaign after he finished second last week in Iowa and validates him as a powerful new force in American politics. Sanders, meanwhile, delivered a painful blow to Democratic rival Hillary Clinton after she edged out the slimmest of victories in Iowa.
  • Two-Thirds of NH GOP Voters Support Trump’s Muslim Ban

    02/09/2016 4:05:28 PM PST · by mandaladon · 25 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 9 Feb 2016 | John Nolte
    According to the New Hampshire exit polls, a full 66% of Republican voters back a “ban on Muslims from entering the U.S.” This obviously is good news for Donald Trump, who proposed a temporary ban on foreign Muslims entering the country until our government is in a better position to avoid another Sacramento terror attack. The female jihadist who committed that terror attack was here on a fiancée visa. By all accounts, Trump made this proposal based only on his instincts, not any kind of focus group polling. Every other candidate in the Republican primary disagreed with the proposal, many...
  • Supreme Court blocks Obama carbon emissions plan

    02/09/2016 3:41:40 PM PST · by CedarDave · 63 replies
    Reuters ^ | February 9, 2016 | Lawrence Hurley
    The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday delivered a major blow to President Barack Obama by blocking federal regulations to curb carbon dioxide emissions from power plants, the centerpiece of his administration's strategy to combat climate change. On a 5-4 vote, the court granted a request made by 27 states and various companies and business groups to block the administration's Clean Power Plan. The move means the regulations will not be in effect while litigation continues over whether their legality.
  • LIVE THREAD: NH Vote Results

    02/09/2016 12:32:49 PM PST · by Jeff Head · 2,716 replies
    February 9, 2016 | Jeff Head
    <p>Here's a LIVE THREAD for the NH Primary results this evening.</p> <p>We will know soon enough and we can keep track it right here.</p> <p>How quick will they call it? I expect between 7:30 and 8 PM the race will be called in NH tonight.</p>
  • Released felons gain right to vote in Maryland following veto override

    02/09/2016 9:52:02 AM PST · by House Atreides · 99 replies
    The Baltimore Sun ^ | February 9, 2016 | Erin Cox
    The Maryland Senate narrowly overrode Gov. Larry Hogan's final veto from last year's General Assembly session, paving the way to reinstate voting rights to felons before they complete probation or parole. The 29-18 vote on Tuesday puts the law on the books 30 days from now and represents a political defeat for Hogan, a Republican. The bill was the sixth that Hogan vetoed last year, and the sixth the Democrat-controlled General Assembly reinstated. The vote, twice delayed in order to muster enough support, followed an expansive debate that touched on resolving racial disparities in the criminal justice system and protecting...
  • Dear FRiends, We need your continuing support to keep FR going strong. [FReepathon thread XL]

    02/09/2016 9:14:24 AM PST · by Jim Robinson · 155 replies
    Dear FRiends, We need your continuing support to keep FR going strong. FR is funded solely by contributions made by the liberty loving patriots who enjoy and use it. We are beholden to no political party. No advertisers, no outsiders, no sugar daddies, no corporate string pullers. This means no commercial ads. No annoying pop-ups. No ad tracking. No mail campaigns. No spam. No one trying to control us. Definitely no government subsidies or tax breaks. We are self-funded, fiercely independent and enjoy our freedom to speak plainly in the support of God, family, country, liberty!! But we cannot exist...
  • Obamacare Immigrants: $750 Million In Subsidies Paid To 500,000 Ineligible Immigrants (REPORT)

    02/09/2016 6:55:06 AM PST · by xzins · 48 replies
    HNGN ^ | Feb 09, 2016 | Taylor Tyler
    The Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, has paid out more than $750 million in taxpayer subsidies to more than half a million illegal immigrants and immigrants whose legal status was not verified, according to a new Senate report seen by Fox News. As of June 2015, "the Administration awarded approximately $750 million in tax credits on behalf of individuals who were later determined to be ineligible because they failed to verify their citizenship, status as a national, or legal presence," said the report from Republicans on the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, reported Fox News. The...
  • DIXVILLE NOTCH NEW HAMPSHIRE LIVE STREAMING

    02/08/2016 8:50:39 PM PST · by knarf · 214 replies
    http://www.nh1.com/live-streaming/ ^ | february 8, 2016 | knarf
    Supposed to be live streaming of the first votes cast at midnight
  • North Korea's new satellite cruised over Levi's Stadium after Super Bowl 50

    02/08/2016 5:50:10 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 83 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | February 8, 2016 | Nicole Hensley
    North Korea's new satellite cruised over Levi's Stadium after Super Bowl 50 BY Nicole Hensley / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS / Monday, February 8, 2016, 5:29 AM Kim Kwang Hyon/AP North Korea's satellite, which was launched on Feb. 7, passed over the Super Bowl 50 game. Pictured is the country's Unha 3 at the Sci-Tech Complex in Pyongyang in 2012. A "Shining Star" was watching over Levi's Stadium after the Broncos 24-10 win. As football fans poured out of the Bay Area stadium, North Korea's observational satellite zipped by the field at an orbit 300 miles above the Earth at...
  • LIVE THREAD:3 Trump Rallies today in NH-Salem @ 10:00am, Londonderry @ 1:30pm, Manchester @ 7:00pm

    02/08/2016 2:31:54 AM PST · by nikos1121 · 2,047 replies
    The Right Side ^ | 2/08/2016
    Monday, February 8, 2016: GOP Presidential candidate Donald Trump will hold a campaign event in Salem, NH at the Derry-Salem Elks Lodge. The event is scheduled to begin at 10:00 AM EST. Salem is a town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 28,776 at the 2010 census. Salem is a marketing and distributing center north of Boston, with a major amusement attraction, Canobie Lake Park, and a large shopping mall, the Mall at Rockingham Park. Donald Trump Town Hall in Londonderry, NH (2-8-16) @ 1:30pm at the Londonderry Lion's Club. Londonderry is a town in western...
  • Pentagon orders commanders to prioritize climate change in all military actions

    02/07/2016 5:35:01 PM PST · by Nachum · 199 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 2/7/16 | Rowan Scarboroug
    The Pentagon is ordering the top brass to incorporate climate change into virtually everything they do, from testing weapons to training troops to war planning to joint exercises with allies. A new directive’s theme: The U.S. Armed Forces must show “resilience” and beat back the threat based on “actionable science.” It says the military will not be able to maintain effectiveness unless the directive is followed. It orders the establishment of a new layer of bureaucracy — a wide array of “climate change boards, councils and working groups” to infuse climate change into “programs, plans and policies.” The Pentagon defines
  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 7 February 2016

    02/07/2016 4:30:28 AM PST · by Alas Babylon! · 233 replies
    Various driveby media television networks ^ | 7 February 2016 | Various Self-Serving Politicians and Big Media Screaming Faces
    The Talk Shows February 7th, 2016 Guests to be interviewed today on major television talk shows: FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): Republican presidential candidates Gov. John Kasich, R-OH, Gov Chris Christie, R-NJ; ex-Gov Jeb Bush, R-FL.MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump; Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton; Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.FACE THE NATION (CBS): Sanders, Clinton; DeMaurice Smith, executive director of the NFL Players Association.THIS WEEK (ABC): Republican presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio, R-FL; Trump; Clinton.STATE OF THE UNION (CNN): Sanders, Clinton, Trump; Christie; Kasich. Sharyl Attkisson's Full Measure Events of one night, may have started a...
  • LIVE THREAD: Donald Trump Rally in Plymouth, NH (2-7-16) @1:00pm

    02/07/2016 3:20:12 AM PST · by nikos1121 · 482 replies
    Sunday, February 7, 2016: GOP Presidential candidate Donald Trump will hold a campaign rally in Plymouth, NH at Plymouth State University at ALLWell North. The event is scheduled to begin at 1:00 PM EST. Trump moves more inland today for an early rally, and again it's at a small venue. Here's some interesting history. This was the case in every New England state. The early settlers drove the Indians out physically during the Queen Anne's War. Plymouth was originally the site of an Abenaki village that was burned to the ground by Captain Thomas Baker in 1712. In 1806, then-lawyer...
  • Japan: North Korea launches 'missile'

    02/06/2016 5:03:40 PM PST · by Nextrush · 104 replies
    NHK World ^ | 2/6/2016 | NHK
    The Japanese government says North Korea launched what's widely believed to be a long-range ballistic missile on Sunday. The government said the missile was launched at 9:31 AM Japan time from the western coast of North Korea toward the direction of Okinawa Prefecture.
  • LIVE THREAD: February 6 New Hampshire GOP Debate

    02/06/2016 3:55:15 PM PST · by PJBankard · 3,906 replies
    ABCNews ^ | 2/6/2016 | ABCNews
    Link Online. Live Coverage at Link.
  • People Have A 'Fundamental Right' To Own Assault Weapons, Court Rules

    02/06/2016 8:32:39 AM PST · by Wildbill22 · 175 replies
    Huff Post ^ | 02/04/2016 | Cristian Farias
    In a major victory for gun rights advocates, a federal appeals court on Thursday sided with a broad coalition of gun owners, businesses and organizations that challenged the constitutionality of a Maryland ban on assault weapons and other laws aimed at curbing gun violence. A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit said the state's prohibition on what the court called "the vast majority of semi-automatic rifles commonly kept by several million American citizens" amounted to a violation of their rights under the Constitution. "In our view, Maryland law implicates the core protection of the...
  • Leaked documents reveal serious issues at U.S. Southern border (Spike in Terrorist Nation Illegals)

    02/06/2016 7:04:18 AM PST · by xzins · 52 replies
    WSB ^ | Feb 5, 7:13 pm | WSB
    ATLANTA — A Channel 2 Action News investigation discovered a leaked secret document showing a spike in people from terrorist nations illegally crossing our country’s Southern border. Investigative Reporter Aaron Diamant traveled to Texas, where public safety leaders are scrambling to close the gaps. “Any of this infrastructure can be exploited by anyone,” a former Border Patrol sector chief said. The dramatic pictures from our days-long trip have everyone from Border Patrol agents to lawmakers sounding the alarm, Monday at 5 on Channel 2 Action News.
  • Reuters Polling Explorer (Trump 34.6, Cruz 14.8, Trump +19.8)

    02/05/2016 4:48:08 PM PST · by xzins · 102 replies
    Reuters ^ | 5 Feb 16 | Reuters
    Donald Trump 34.6% Ted Cruz 14.8% Marco Rubio 13.0% Wouldn’t vote 9.9% Ben Carson 8.7%
  • Quinnipiac: Trump And Rubio Up, Cruz Down [Trump 31, Cruz 22, Rubio 19]

    02/05/2016 6:05:45 AM PST · by Helicondelta · 82 replies
    quinnipiac.edu ^ | February 5
    Donald Trump still leads the GOP presidential pack among Republican voters nationwide, with 31 percent, followed by Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas with 22 percent and Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida with 19 percent, according to a Quinnipiac University National poll released today. Dr. Ben Carson has 6 percent, with 9 percent undecided and no other candidate above 3 percent. In the Democratic race nationwide, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has 44 percent, with Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont at 42 percent, and 11 percent undecided
  • NH Poll: Donald Trump Flat, Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz Gaining [Trump 30, Rubio 17, Cruz 15]

    02/05/2016 5:58:07 AM PST · by justlittleoleme · 50 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 5 Feb 2016 | Mike Flynn
    A new NBC/Marist poll finds Donald Trump with a 13-point lead in New Hampshire, down 6 points from the middle of January. With the state voting Tuesday, Trump has 30 percent support, followed by Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) with 17 percent and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX)with 15 percent. Trump’s support is unchanged from two earlier NBC polls of the Granite State, going back to the beginning of January. Trump’s lead has shrunk as both Rubio and Cruz have gained support in the past two weeks.Rubio has gained 6 points since mid-January, while Cruz has gone up 3 points. Rubio’s support...