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  • CNN Is Considering Skipping White House Correspondents’ Dinner

    02/24/2017 9:17:41 AM PST · 9 of 11
    Hostage to ColdOne

    Were they invited?

  • What will the James Webb Space Telescope reveal ...? (Trunc; Hubble Replacement)

    02/24/2017 9:13:50 AM PST · 8 of 9
    Hostage to Telepathic Intruder

    The Moon has plenty if oxygen, trapped in rock. The technology to recover it is known, available, tested. It’s not a problem.

    It’s the lack of nitrogen and hydrogen that make it challenging to build a long-term base on the Moon.

    To shuttle liquid H2 and N2 from the Earth would require enormous thrust as those liquid forms are quite heavy. It would also require a lunar orbiting station for shuttling supplies and materials back and forth to the lunar surface.

    But it could be done.

    Having a Moon base is actually a good idea because launching probes and expeditions from the Moon is so much easier than from Earth (gravity differential).

  • What will the James Webb Space Telescope reveal ...? (Trunc; Hubble Replacement)

    02/24/2017 9:07:45 AM PST · 4 of 9
    Hostage to jim macomber

    Lol! Oh good grief! That is an unfortunate combination.

  • What will the James Webb Space Telescope reveal ...? (Trunc; Hubble Replacement)

    02/24/2017 9:00:55 AM PST · 1 of 9
    Hostage
    No Muslim outreach noted. Winning?
  • Fear And Panic Grows Among [Illegal] Immigrant Communities

    02/24/2017 7:20:00 AM PST · 20 of 41
    Hostage to GonzoII

    How can this be? Judges ruled or something.

  • New “travel pause” EO delayed until next week

    02/24/2017 7:16:21 AM PST · 3 of 6
    Hostage to magna carta

    Yes, which leads one to speculate that other measures are taking place behind the scenes. I am confident that General Kelly and Jeff Sessions are keenly aware of the situation you point out.

  • New “travel pause” EO delayed until next week

    02/24/2017 7:04:13 AM PST · 1 of 6
    Hostage
    Speculating here that visa revocations of more than 60,000 have had their effect. Unsure, however of the status of the Syrian refugee entries. I would think that visa processing there is on the slowest crawl of the slowest review track.
  • FBI rejected White House request to publicly slam Trump-Russia reports

    02/24/2017 6:27:21 AM PST · 7 of 27
    Hostage to LS

    The FBI has a degree of independence, not complete but not zero.

    The FBI is a large organization and this swamp reporter likely heard, if at all, an FBI swamp clerk talk smack about goings on inside the WH.

    It’s a nothing report of a couple of nobodies who think themselves as somebodies vying to be important. DC has stewed in the Obama years into a bowl of feebleness.

  • Steve Bannon: Trump ‘maniacally focused’ on campaign vows

    02/23/2017 10:40:06 PM PST · 18 of 49
    Hostage to ForYourChildren

    That’s the WSJ reporting isn’t it?

    Excuse me, I’ll wait to see what the President puts out, not what the WSJ wants their readers to think is coming out.

  • Ivanka, Jared Intervened To Strip Language Critical Of The Paris Climate Accords Out Of ...

    02/23/2017 10:33:10 PM PST · 45 of 57
    Hostage to 9YearLurker

    Tax cuts are never a bad thing, Writing off taxes with expenses for child care is already itemized and it sounds like she wants to expand it.

    Lowering taxes everywhere and in large amounts is what the President is committed to in addition to repatriating more than 20 Trillion that are presently parked offshore.

    There is going to be an economic boom that is awesome.

    I like her involvement with coordinating groups to make manufacturing jobs more attractive to young workers. That falls right in line with what the President has been campaigning on since day one.

    As for climate accords, I haven’t seen the final orders from the President yet. I have seen his statements that he thinks Man-Made Climate Change is BS (which it is) and he has been defunding such climate change efforts left over from the Obama years.

    So as for Ivanka’s influence on the scam known as man-made global warming or climate change, I don’t see her reversing her father’s commitment and promise to dismantle that scam.

    We’ll have to wait and see the final orders that the President issues. But there should be no dount that the President will keep his promises.

    As for Ivanka’s involvement with the White House and her father, she is highly favored and because of that she has special privileges. She may even be the first woman president someday. We will see how she develops politically before the voting public.

    The Trump Administration is supposed to have a honeymoon but everyone including some who claim to be conservative are doing their damnedest to make the transition rocky. The President does not even have all his cabinet picks confirmed yet. That is intolerable!

    Yet the President has accomplished so much in so little time, and without a fully fielded team, that he should be given full trust and credit to keep going. His performance and work ethic seem almost supernatural.

    Keep people posted though about what you find. It’s good to point out potential red flags.

  • Project Veritas 'CNN Leaks' fall flat

    02/23/2017 8:48:51 PM PST · 55 of 58
    Hostage to PLMerite

    The MSM is no longer the news. They wish they were but wishing does not make it so.

  • Ivanka, Jared Intervened To Strip Language Critical Of The Paris Climate Accords Out Of ...

    02/23/2017 8:47:12 PM PST · 30 of 57
    Hostage to markomalley; All

    Be careful here. She may have stripped language that was critical of the accords but left the rescinding language in.

    Obama had no business signing an agreement which amounted to a trade treaty (carbon credits) or was a prelude to one. President Trump can rescind the agreement because it was not in accordance with US Law. It is not necessary to criticize it, it is only necessary to draw attention to its unlawful issuance.

    If the story is true, Ivanka and Jared may be helping the President to sidestep unnecessary flare-ups that distract from other issues near and dear to the Kushner’s such as Israel.

    I could be wrong but I don’t consider the source to be reliable.

  • Project Veritas 'CNN Leaks' fall flat

    02/23/2017 6:03:41 PM PST · 3 of 58
    Hostage to MNDude

    So hundreds of hours were released today and Politico has already listened to all of them.

    And hundreds of hours are to be released soon yet Politico has already passed their judgment on the matter.

  • [Liberal] Law Professors File 'Misconduct Complaint' Against White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway

    02/23/2017 2:58:40 PM PST · 13 of 54
    Hostage to drewh

    Good grief.

    WAPO of course.

  • O'Keefe Drops "Bombshell" Undercover Footage From Within CNN

    02/23/2017 9:15:38 AM PST · 14 of 47
    Hostage to txhurl

    Is Reddit a reputable group to be following?

  • Alan Colmes: Rest In Peace. Hannity and FOX Put This Out...

    02/23/2017 9:11:59 AM PST · 14 of 44
    Hostage to tony75034

    Alan was always polite and a good host.

    Many conservatives are and were opposed to his views including myself.

    But think about this, without Alan and others like him, conservatives would be less driven to focus and sharpen their own views and beliefs. Alan, in that sense, provided an impetus for opposing views to speak out and act, and he did in a way that was respectful.

    More liberals should follow the manners of Alan.

    RIP Alan.

  • How Tennessee Could Be About To Start A Constitutional Crisis (Article V)

    02/23/2017 9:05:24 AM PST · 64 of 84
    Hostage to Publius

    Yes, understood. Many reading however, do not understand that an application has to be approved by both chambers of a state legislature (Nebraska the only exception as it has only one chamber which you know but others don’t).

    Thos reading also may not understand that this can be done in a state legislature without any involvement of a state governor.

    The movement is therefore much larger than 8 states and is unimpeded by any actions of any governor.

    I know you are aware of al of the above and more, but I tend to write so that others reading will learn a wider context and reach a deeper understanding.

  • How Tennessee Could Be About To Start A Constitutional Crisis (Article V)

    02/23/2017 8:53:10 AM PST · 62 of 84
    Hostage to Publius

    There are many more that are working on passage of an application, many having passed one chamber already, and yet many more that have introduced an application.

    The movement is much more than just 8 states.

  • How Tennessee Could Be About To Start A Constitutional Crisis (Article V)

    02/23/2017 8:27:49 AM PST · 57 of 84
    Hostage to Lee'sGhost

    The Article V wording for amending the Constitution via a process conducted independently by the States was led by a Virginian and close friend of George Washington, George Mason.

    Both Washington and Mason were completely skeptical of the British influence and presence to make Americans second-class citizens, to tax Americans without agreement or consent, to impoverish Americans and buy out their estates and properties that had grown in splendor becoming attractive to the powerful and wealthy, many of these acts and threats emanating from the British Parliament and titled wealthy, persons with sinecures who had positioned to a more favorable light of the Crown and to associates and benefactors of the British Parliament who had their eye on the emerging commerce and wealth, and splendorous properties established in America, and who would use British military presence to intimidate and bring under control those with a mind of independence.

    Mason and Washington were resistors of any and all elements, ideas, possibilities, provisions that would give the slightest opportunity for any force or presence, direct or seductive, to emerge via law or political assembly to dominate and subjugate the rights and freedoms of people and property owners.

    Prior to 1776, both were members of the House of Burgesses, writing frequently in response to communications, developments, edicts of the British Parliament and the Crown.

    They did not suddenly appear in 1776 or 1787 to assert a list of rights and freedoms, these qualities and perspectives were honed and ingrained in their characters over many. many years prior to 1776 after witnessing threats and consequences of remaining quiet, timid, apathetic to events around them.

    Yes in their collective, they were brilliant but more than brilliant, they were experienced and driven by ***fear*** of what would certainly happen if they chose not to act.

    Mason was insistent on establishing rights of the individual and rights of the people. His presence at the 1787 Convention assured that rights were not negotiable if there were to be a United States. It is a matter of historic record that the establishment of the Constitution and therefore the United States hung in the balance by the voice and views of George Mason, as the assembly knew that General George Washington who had won the freedom, would defer to his friend George Mason to speak for Virginia.

    The Constitution was to be unanimously ratified which enabled the voice of Virginia to hold matters in the balance. As it was, the Bill of Rights was largely drawn from the pre-independence work of George Mason when he had served in the Virginia House of Burgesses, and Mason insisted on these amended rights as a condition of ratification, equivalently as a condition of the establishment of the United States.

    Article V was weighed in the same balance as the Bill of Rights with George Mason insisting that the people be granted a means to amend without Congress or the Executive. Without his voice and insistence on the wording of Article V, there would be no Constitution and no United States.

  • How Tennessee Could Be About To Start A Constitutional Crisis (Article V)

    02/23/2017 1:12:10 AM PST · 25 of 84
    Hostage to Perseverando

    > “The State Senate of Tennessee has laid the legislative groundwork for something that hasn’t been done in the United States of America since the Constitutional Convention of 1787 in Philadelphia. With a vote of 27-3, the Tennessee Senate has voted to call a “convention of the states” in order to draft and pass an amendment to the Constitution that would require balanced budgets to be passed every year.”

    Some gross errors of understanding here.

    1. The Convention of States is not a Constitutional Convention.

    The Constitutional Convention of 1787 was convened with an awareness that grew during the Convention that the Articles of Confederation needed a complete revamp. If one compares the AOC with the US Constitution, one can see a lot of the original provisions carried over. The Bill of Rights was added as 10 Amendments to memorialize rights as a condition of ratification.

    2. The Convention of States OR Assembly of States is not a Convention or Assembly for a new constitution. It would take 3/4’s of states or 38 states to ratify an amendment to repeal the US Consitution, this is not going to happen.

    3. The Convention of States is convened for the sole purpose of PROPOSING AMENDMENTS, no different than Congress can convene and propose amendments.

    4. Whether States or Congress convene to propose an amendment, each has no authority to pass an amendment into the US Constitution directly. Making an amendment become formally and legally a part of the US Constitution will require 3/4’s of states or 38 states to ratify the amendment and send on the ratification resolutions of each state legislature or state conventions to the National Archives. Neither the President nor Governors have any role in the process.

    Incidentally, this is why DC and PR should never be granted statehood. If PR were to be formally incorporated into the United States, it should become a group of counties of Florida.

    Presently, conservatives control about 38 states and liberals control about 12.

    The Convention/Assembly/Meeting of states is constitutional and must be memorialized, meaning recognized and recorded, by Congress.

    The reason that amending the US Constitution allows for States in addition to Congress to make proposals, is because there are some things that Congress will fail to do on its own, whereas States will do things that Congress will not do.

    Example: TERM LIMITS.

    For those that are easily whipped up into a hysteria and fear that liberals will take over the Convention, ask yourself why have they not done this before? The answer is because they can’t!

  • Rush on amnesty for DREAMers: “Nobody’s going to win anything by deporting a bunch of kids”

    02/22/2017 10:06:39 PM PST · 152 of 178
    Hostage to JohnBrowdie

    Yep. Draft criteria, partition into groups of cases. Review groups and decide fairly for each case according to the group assigned.

    Example:

    350,000 are children < 18 yrs, parents or guardians here illegally. Deport entire family.

    150,000 with criminal records or wanted for arrest. Drop chute them over Syria.

    100,000 adult cases found unemployed and on government assistance. Send them on boats to Cuba.

    50,000 cases found working under the table, not paying taxes. Send them on boats to Venezuela.

    50,000 cases attending night school and failing (but getting a ‘B’ in Spanish language class; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LLqqZmNFa_A). Round them up and send them to Zuckerberg’s 750 acres on Kaua’i.

    50,000 go into hiding because their friends in night school got rounded up. Put a bounty of $10,000 on each head.

    Problem solved.

  • Rush on amnesty for DREAMers: “Nobody’s going to win anything by deporting a bunch of kids”

    02/22/2017 8:18:58 PM PST · 115 of 178
    Hostage to ColdOne

    The President never said he is going to ‘amnestize’ the lot of them.

    He said that a ‘hard look’ needs to be taken, that SOME of them are great people brought here through no fault of their own, etc.

    That clearly indicates the President will be making decisions on a case-by-case basis.

  • I'm a Democrat (and ex-CIA) but the spies plotting against Trump are out of control

    02/22/2017 7:58:28 PM PST · 24 of 43
    Hostage to Brad from Tennessee

    > “Elected by no one, responsible only to each other, these spies have determined that Trump is guilty of high crimes and misdemeanors.”

    Dumb.

    > “Days ago, they delivered their verdict. According to one intelligence official, the president “will die in jail.”

    Dumber than dumb.

    With regards to Bryan Dean Wright:

    > “I understand how this might feel appealing to deeply partisan Democrats. After all, I didn’t want Trump to win either. But the solution to fighting this subpar president cannot be encouraging a network of spies to tip the scales back in our political favor. We must instead let the system continue to work, as it has, and make our case to the American people during future electionsElected by no one, responsible only to each other, these spies have determined that Trump is guilty of high crimes and misdemeanors.”

    If Bryan Dean Wright is an ex-spy, then:

    1. It is not difficult to understand why he is, should be, and remain a ‘was’,
    2. It is fortunate that he is a ‘was’,
    3. If he is representative of the class of spies, we are in deep sh*t.

  • Sean Hannity, Fox News Interview James O'Keefe via zerohedge: Is James O'Keefe About To Smoke CNN?

    02/21/2017 11:06:17 PM PST · 3 of 31
    Hostage to TigerClaws

    They could have clear orders and instructions from CNN Chief Zucker recorded pertaining on generating false fabricated scripts about the President.

    That would take it from alleged or suspected to confirmed.

  • Donald Trump Would Reconsider Bannon’s Role on National Security Council If Asked, White House Says

    02/21/2017 9:43:53 PM PST · 64 of 72
    Hostage to LS

    Good to hear!

  • (Vanity) My Friend Has Been Counting the Days That Kelly Ann Conway has not been on TV

    02/21/2017 8:33:19 PM PST · 19 of 68
    Hostage to murron

    Her absence from MSM gotcha skirmishes is strategic. The scumbags in the press start to move in like jackals on the scraps when the lion has finished eating. Kallyanne will come back like the lioness she is to eat their lunch.

    She’s not going anywhere. She’s too talented, too valuable, too articulate. She provides the President with incredible insight, strategy, and tactics in crafting his message and his schedule.

  • Donald Trump Would Reconsider Bannon’s Role on National Security Council If Asked, White House Says

    02/21/2017 8:23:30 PM PST · 34 of 72
    Hostage to little jeremiah

    Not sure 100% if Spicer put that out or not, but I don’t see it as a negative. Remember the President wrote the Art of the Deal. It costs nothing for him to put out what the WSJ is reporting was said by Spicer.

    Remember when the President as President-Elect held so many meetings with Romney? Remember how the press was near certain that Romney would be offered the job as Secretary of Treasury or of State?

    Until it happens, it’s just talk.

    The bit of rumor about the Admiral turning it down because of Bannon? Very likely BS. Very likely either scumbags in the press either wished it were so because they hate Bannon or because Bannon had some dirt on the Admiral. Recall that the flag ranks were all approved by Obama so they are not immune from that sick political periphery.

  • Donald Trump Would Reconsider Bannon’s Role on National Security Council If Asked, White House Says

    02/21/2017 8:15:35 PM PST · 27 of 72
    Hostage to little jeremiah

    The way it works at the top of the food chain:

    1. Flag officers offered roles of responsibility want a complete field in which to operate. Because they think in terms of responsibility, they are very focused on communications because any problem in communications, no matter how small, can grow into a larger problem for which the noose is placed around their neck. So, they want people around them to be completely in tune with their thoughts and instructions. No tolerance for error.

    (I’ve actually witnessed the fallout when two flag ranking officers are ready to kill each other over a mistake made by underlings and for which a mutual schedule is impacted. So at this level, the word ‘big’ does not always describe adequately the egos involved. On the other hand, I have seen flag rank officers that are calm, gracious, unemotional and trusting but commanding inside a situation gone bad)

    2. The President receives daily National Security briefings and we can imagine that most if not all of these are attended by the Director of National Security. However, a written briefing for the President’s eyes only and those of his circles like Mr. Bannon and VP Pence is handed to the President and he necessarily must review its contents or place complete trust in either Advisor Bannon or VP Pence, or other persons.

    3. Other eyes on the written briefing can be a cause of concern, can be, because the chain of responsibility may be looped and made less direct. This can interfere with the Director’s trust and vice versa. It takes a little while for the parties to understand how to work together and execute flawlessly. But it must be flawless.

    4. In order to be economical with time, the President may outline some broad considerations that he wants the Director to consider or act on. These communications may come through Advisor Bannon and conversely, the Director may hand a briefing for Mr. Bannon’s review before finalizing and attending the briefing.

    So, the bottom line is the time management facilitated for the President must be as efficient and complete as possible. It is critical that the President give and receive communications to and from his circle without any problems.

    Now as to this possible bit of ‘fake news’, it could be from the President as a head fake to see again who the leakers are, or it could be an invitation to see how McMaster responds.

    Many have said McMaster is an excellent choice because of his exemplary combat performance as a Colonel in Iraq. But a funny thing happens to the minds of Colonels on their way into the flag ranks and especially the highest levels of the White House. The become increasingly political.

    McMaster is said to be a disciple of Petraeus. That statement was made in a sea of Oohrahs as support for such a wise choice. If it is true that McMaster is a disciple of Petraeus, I am not feeling as enthusiastic as I would be if he weren’t.

  • Donald Trump Would Reconsider Bannon’s Role on National Security Council If Asked, White House Says

    02/21/2017 7:45:58 PM PST · 6 of 72
    Hostage to little jeremiah

    Press briefing did not appear to mention anything about Steve Bannon.

    https://theconservativetreehouse.com/2017/02/21/sean-spicer-white-house-press-briefing-february-21-2017/

  • Anne Frank Center slams Trump: ‘Do not make us Jews settle for crumbs of condescension’

    02/21/2017 3:21:08 PM PST · 17 of 69
    Hostage to SMGFan

    WAPO People, WAPO.

  • Alcoholic Camilla Parker Bowles Thrown Into Royal Rehab

    02/21/2017 3:04:25 PM PST · 61 of 144
    Hostage to drewh

    REAL FAKE NEWS.

  • Trump Administration To Rewrite Obama's Transgender Rule (REVERSED!)

    02/21/2017 2:45:51 PM PST · 39 of 88
    Hostage to drewh

    > “The president has maintained for a long time that this is a state’s right issue and not one for the federal government,” Spicer said when asked for Trump’s position on the hot-button issue.”

    Wow, just wow. Big Wow. VERY BIG WOW!

    Are we all awake or is this some sort of dream fantasy?

  • Meanwhile, Rioting Breaks Out In Sweden

    02/21/2017 12:10:45 PM PST · 63 of 82
    Hostage to goodnesswins

    Two of those three already have the message from more than just a few people.

  • Milo Yiannopoulos Loses 250k Book Deal & CPAC Invite Over Videos Defending Pedophilia!

    02/21/2017 12:09:23 PM PST · 39 of 57
    Hostage to PCPOET7

    Yes, the neocons misused the term pedophilia but it doesn’t change the fact that Milo brought a horrible situation on himself.

    I’ll say it again, it is a shame.

    It is a shame because Milo is a star in advancing the revolt against political correctness. The movement needs Milo.

    But Milo is a young man and he still has issues about his years of being molested. He is confused because of it all and we should pray to the Lord that Milo finds salvation in Jesus Christ. Milo is a Jew but Jesus Christ can help him if he asks.

  • Archaeologists Discover Remains of Egyptian Army From the Biblical Exodus in Red Sea

    02/21/2017 11:45:57 AM PST · 100 of 163
    Hostage to hopespringseternal

    Another assertion made by biblical naysayers is that the Red Sea escape did not happen where the Bible said it did but rather at a place where there were strong tide currents at certain parts of the day in coastal areas of shallow depth.

    The naysayer (and it was printed by a WSJ reporter years back) narrative has the Israelites passing in a coastal area in low tide, and the Egyptians entering the same area when the tide currents returned forcefully causing them to drown.

    That narrative asserts that the Egyptian Army did not know about the returning tides and so were surprised.

    That narrative tries to invent a reason for the occurrence that ‘debunks’ the miracle claim, instead claiming it was a natural occurrence that the Egyptians were unaware of.

    But saying the Egyptians were unaware is where their narrative fails.

    Egyptians had occupied the Sinai for thousands of years, had completely surveyed every hill, mountain, desert, oasis, and sea including the Gulf of Aqaba. They knew precisely where their borders were. And they could signal back and forth over hundreds of miles to Pharoah in minutes using mirrors from elevated points. Their lookouts and signalers no doubt guided the Army and led them to where the Israelis were.

    If there were known tides, the strength and timing of such tides would have been well-known by the Egyptians.

    So if they were overcome by a surprise tide, it could only have been an extremely rare event that caused it.

    It is a fact that the sands on the floor of the Gulf of Aqaba shift around changing the depth of the sea substantially. That much has been observed. But it has never been observed that such sand drifts have broached the surface.

    Take the assertions and known facts that Egyptians knew very well their borders, lands, and seas, coupled with the fact that they knew the variable depth of the Gulf of Aqaba with strong, known currents, and it is impossible for anyone to dismiss the biblical account.

    The biblical account could happen, did happen, and the fact that it has apparently happened only once in recorded history as described, at a time of great peril, to the people that God chose, is a miracle. There is no other explanation. The individual events can all happen and possibly with little more surprise than an earthquake happening. But take all the events happening AT THE SAME TIME and it becomes improbable unless there was a divine force.

  • Archaeologists Discover Remains of Egyptian Army From the Biblical Exodus in Red Sea

    02/21/2017 11:04:29 AM PST · 82 of 163
    Hostage to hopespringseternal

    I’ve seen scholars debate the meaning of the terms in Exodus from ‘wall’ to ‘span’.

    Clearly, there was water on both sides horizontally. Whether there was a vertical dimension or not I will defer to those that study the etymology of the HebreTo me it matters not.

    What matters is a rare event at the precise time that Israel was put between two fatal options, that they chose to follow against their own frightened instinct and impulse, in favor of faith in God, whereas doubtless there were those screaming to return to Egypt, to beg the Egyptian Army not to kill them.

  • Milo Yiannopoulos Loses 250k Book Deal & CPAC Invite Over Videos Defending Pedophilia!

    02/21/2017 10:51:22 AM PST · 33 of 57
    Hostage to dynoman

    Yes, I posted a link to it above. There are many stories on it, not difficult to find.

  • Archaeologists Discover Remains of Egyptian Army From the Biblical Exodus in Red Sea

    02/21/2017 10:43:04 AM PST · 64 of 163
    Hostage to Red Badger

    Don’t really care at this point. Any such real ‘discovery’ will be tested over time.

    What I defend is the biblical account.

    I detest the portrayal by Cecil B. Demille’s film as if it was some sort of supernatural event. Not because it wasn’t accurate, but because it wasn’t supported by any presentation of geographical evidence.

    Scripture does not describe the parting of the Red Sea as some sort of out-of-this-world sensational spectacle. It describes it as a miracle.

    A combination of Scripture and evidence point to a Gulf of Agaba of several thousand feet of depth but transiently changed by sand tides caused by strong undercurrents. Those sand bars can erase a lot of depth of the Gulf, but whether such sand bars emerged at sea level, no one knows. But the changes are transient. The ‘average’ depth is deep, that much is known.

    We know from Scripture that the Children of Israel were frightened and that Moses held his hands up to calm them down. The view of the approaching Egyptian Army gave no choice but to walk into the sea.

    If the access point led a couple of miles to the other side, that would have been viewable. If sand tides had pushed a series of sand bars into view that was seen to connect to the other side, then it makes sense that the Children of Israel walked on the bars or shallow water braving the currents that could wash them away at any moment, and reach the other side.

    By the time the Egyptian Army decided to pursue into the sea on the same sand bars, the currents overcame them causing them to stumble and horses to buck, and the army was overwhelmed in the timing.

    I don’t see it as a grand sensational sea parting as depicted in Demille’s film. I see as a combination of timing and a rare event of shallow water caused by shifting sand drifts under the surface that may have breached the surface.

    Was it a miracle? I say you can be assured that it was. That kind of timing and rare event at precisely that event in history is miraculous.

  • Archaeologists Discover Remains of Egyptian Army From the Biblical Exodus in Red Sea

    02/21/2017 10:15:32 AM PST · 27 of 163
    Hostage to pcottraux

    Gulf of Aqaba.

  • Archaeologists Discover Remains of Egyptian Army From the Biblical Exodus in Red Sea

    02/21/2017 10:13:17 AM PST · 21 of 163
    Hostage to Red Badger

    Snopes is a guy, a hag, and a dog in a basement with a computer.

    No thanks.

  • Milo Yiannopoulos Loses 250k Book Deal & CPAC Invite Over Videos Defending Pedophilia!

    02/21/2017 10:05:37 AM PST · 23 of 57
    Hostage to PCPOET7

    I don’t subscribe to the usage of the word ‘gay’ as homosexual. Take note of that.

    I know all the arguments that Milo put forward. He clearly articulated the difference between pedophilia and Adult-Child sex as one centering around the onset of puberty.

    But it does not matter. He pushed the notion of normalizing adult sex with minors meaning children who are not yet at the age of majority defined as 18 years of age.

    An adult that has sex with a minor child, post-puberty or not, is guilty of statutory rape and sexual molestation PERIOD. They are a sexual predator.

  • Milo Yiannopoulos Loses 250k Book Deal & CPAC Invite Over Videos Defending Pedophilia!

    02/21/2017 9:58:18 AM PST · 21 of 57
    Hostage to JayGalt

    Of course, there are conservative homosexuals and I will ignore your ignorant attack.

    Milo is a different homosexual conservative because he is hugely articulate and talented. But he shares ‘issues’ with many other homosexuals like pushing too far and flaming out as a result. That’s not my fault, that’s his fault.

    He clearly stated reasons behind Man-Boy amorous relations in a sympathetic light. That view cripples and negates all the positives of his conservative talents. He took it too far.

    Like I said, Milo can make a comeback but the best course is to completely disavow Adult-Child sex of any kind, which he admitted he was molested. The only way he can divorce his character and conscience is to follow through with his statement that he will undergo ‘gay’ conversion therapy.

    Milo is homosexual because he was molested as a child and the person who molested him was a ‘father figure’ which he perceives he needed at the time. He is waking up to the realization that the person that molested him was not a sympathetic figure but rather a sexual predator. He’s not there yet. He needs to complete his therapy successfully and then join back into his rise to stardom, even possibly political office.

    As for other homosexual conservatives, they should disclose their homosexuality so that they cannot be blackmailed or compromised in any way. Then they should assure others that their homosexuality does not extend to a sexual interaction of minors in any way and that their homosexuality is entirely adult and is private. Finished, Period!

  • Meanwhile, Rioting Breaks Out In Sweden

    02/21/2017 9:44:03 AM PST · 60 of 82
    Hostage to goodnesswins

    You should take it a step deeper to see that Tucker and Ami failed to discuss the root cause behind the political correctness of the Swedes as rooted in their law, not their ‘culture’, but their LAW.

    Did you even bother to read #58? Those laws are what’s driving the interview responses of people on the street.

    Tucker and Ami discussed policies of racism, Islamophobia, etc. but they did not cut to any story or interview of persons actually jailed in Sweden for political incorrectness, or the same for any other Euro country. They did not trace these laws as coming from the European Union, from unelected persons with a globalist agenda with a Cultural Marxist plan.

    The point is that if there is no LAW behind political correctness, then PC dies or at least withers away. Tucker and Ami covered the PC, they failed to cover the LAW. It is the law and its consequences that are the driving force of the insane PC, not the other way around.

  • Milo Yiannopoulos Loses 250k Book Deal & CPAC Invite Over Videos Defending Pedophilia!

    02/21/2017 9:24:38 AM PST · 5 of 57
    Hostage to Morgana

    I checked this and it appears Milo did indeed go too far. Can’t support him in this and will no longer comment on his rise in the media.

    It’s a shame because he was clearly a symbol that revealed the clear fascist character of his opposition, especially at Berkeley.

    I should have trusted my sense that homosexuals all have deep seated issues that cannot be endured for long.

    The only way I see Milo’s exceptional talents making a comeback is if he publicly and vibrantly goes ahead with ‘gay’ conversion therapy. documents the process, acknowledges the clear sin of homosexuality and becomes an advocate for other homosexuals wishing to do the same.

    http://www.inquisitr.com/3990908/milo-yiannopoulos-says-he-will-start-gay-conversion-therapy/

  • UK to be hit with ‘very hefty’ Brexit bill, says Juncker

    02/21/2017 9:16:17 AM PST · 17 of 48
    Hostage to Olog-hai
    FU Juncker!

    Good grief, what a P_O_S!

  • Meanwhile, Rioting Breaks Out In Sweden

    02/21/2017 9:07:13 AM PST · 58 of 82
    Hostage to goodnesswins; All

    More specifically this is what Tucker and Ami missed:

    “Sweden prohibits hate speech, and defines it as publicly making statements that threaten or express disrespect for an ethnic group or similar group regarding their race, skin colour, national or ethnic origin, faith or sexual orientation.”

    “The sexual orientation provision, added in 2002, was used to convict Pentecostalist pastor Åke Green of hate speech against homosexuality based on a 2003 sermon. ... Other notable cases are Dan Berner and Björn Björkqvist, who were convicted for hate speech against Islam.”

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Censorship_in_Sweden

    Note that many of Sweden’s laws of political correctness stem or are directly taken from laws and policies put out by the European Union’s Commission on Human Rights. So what is happening is Sweden is happening or has already happened in Germany, France, Belgium, Spain and others.

    It comes from ‘Human Rights Commissions’ which are populated by leftists carrying on a globalist agenda, at first a soft tyranny that has since started to harden.

    Tucker and Ami need to dig deeper into the names, faces, and funding of the purveyors of these ‘Human Rights’ tribunals.

  • Meanwhile, Rioting Breaks Out In Sweden

    02/21/2017 8:54:15 AM PST · 56 of 82
    Hostage to goodnesswins

    I think you are talking about the follow-up interview where Ami discusses the fear that Swedish police officers have of being called or labeled a ‘racist’. The follow-up interview deals nearly exclusively with crime and stats. That’s not the context I was referring to.

    The context I was referring to was not the crime but the immigration, not police officers but ordinary Swedes on the street.

    Ami in his film that I linked to, did a series of interviews near the end of his film, that asked ordinary Swedes on the street about their views of immigration with a clear insinuation of reckless Muslim immigration.

    Here is the relevant part of the clip from Ami’s film in Sweden:

    https://youtu.be/RqaIgeQXQgI?t=534

    In the first interview with Tucker asserted that Swedes must be fed up with the crazy immigration policy and Ami retorted NO! That they were bizarrely for it.

    Here’s the relevant portion of the clip from Tucker’s first interview with Ami:

    https://youtu.be/OSzjfAMk-RI?t=238

    BOTH Tucker and Ami miss a crucial point, that the Swedish State will put a person in jail for hate speech or any hint of discrimination. When such a policy with jail consequences is in effect, it is no surprise that Ami finds people facing his cameras and denouncing racism, islamophobia, xenophobia, etc.

    Take away the penalties of the State policy letting people express their views freely, then Swedes will find they can wrest control of the country away from the current politically correct regime.

    It is political correctness backed by harsh criminalization of free speech expression that is driving an insane liberalism among the Swedish masses.

    The point is that Swedes are not free, that when they say such rubbish before the cameras, it is to protect themselves from fanatical prosecution. They are not free. That is the point that both Ami and Tucker miss. Tucker and Ami summarize the problem as some bizarre ‘cultural’ view of Swedes but really it’s the laws and prosecution against hate speech and discrimination. That’s what they missed. Ami and Tucker need to go back and dig up the actual Swedish statutes and the associated criminal penalties, then it all becomes clear why so many Swedes act the way they do.

    Tucker barely scratches the surface of this point when he says that when he speaks ‘privately’ with Swede friends, that they say something different. He and Ami need to dig deeper to what’s behind these private views and they will find actual laws that can be applied to put people in jail. Then it all makes sense.

    Swedes are not stupid, they are not crazy, they are afraid, they are unaccustomed and not in practice to exercise free speech. Free speech is the first step they must take towards addressing the problem. If they can’t talk about it for fear of jail, they will never be able to turn the tide. It is NOT the fear of social opposition that makes them act publicly in liberal conformance, it is fear of jail for ‘inciting and provoking disruption’ for the simple act of speaking against the immigration policy.

  • A Manhattan Private School Cancels Skating Party at Trump Rink

    02/21/2017 8:13:27 AM PST · 35 of 43
    Hostage to Jim Noble

    “Liberal parents at The Dalton School reportedly refused to send their kids in protest against the president, forcing the school to pull the plug on the event.”

    The above is a caption of an article from two days ago put up by the Daily Mail Online, but since taken down.

    The school tuition is greater than $40,000 per year and the school is held up as one the most prestigious which is probably overrated by lying progressive liberal.

    The ethos of the school is that progressives in parental ranks control all political indoctrination. In this case, a few liberal parents made a phone call and the kids are denied a winter treat in a beautiful setting.

    It would be a good idea for rank and file Trump supporters from Staten Island to make a loud protest outside Dalton and also where they decide to take the kids in lieu of the Wollman Rink which the Trump Organization operates in Manhattan. The kids would benefit to learn their parents are disrespectful to the working American public. Let that thought plant seeds of revolt for a future marginalization of Manhattan uber-liberalism. It’s a long shot and seemingly trivial but it’s a first step in taking them down.

    The protest could have themes of wealthy liberal elites denigrating America’s working class. If this is done loudly, the kids will remember their parents are unpopular which will go a long way in turning the tide. Other themes could be that Dalton supports migration of terrorists and rapists into America. Protest Dalton’s enslavement of young minds to political correctness. Set their liberal attitudes on fire.

  • Sen. McConnell: How I Helped Trump Win The White House

    02/21/2017 12:30:58 AM PST · 18 of 37
    Hostage to MarvinStinson

    Don’t even want to comment. Just get Gorsuch confirmed, then we’ll talk.

  • These Republicans didn’t like Trump at first. They do now.

    02/21/2017 12:29:46 AM PST · 10 of 41
    Hostage to 2ndDivisionVet

    Confirmation that some pols are real slow, real stupid. This is not surprising and is really not newsworthy.

    What would be newsworthy would be if McCain comes out and says he likes Trump and seems sincere about it. But that will never happen because McCain may just be in the crosshairs of the Trump DOJ.