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  • DNA test traces origins of Hillary cackle to hyena ancestors

    05/22/2016 6:24:50 AM PDT · by maddog55 · 14 replies
    The Peoples Cube ^ | 5/11/2016, 3:49 pm | Hammer and Loupe
    Animal behaviorist Dr. Kale Crumlin didn't know how close he was to the truth when a few months ago he first shared his observations with a small circle of colleagues in a paper titled, "The Behavior and Habits of Hillary Clinton," in which he compared the former First Lady to the dominant female in a clan of spotted hyenas, also known as laughing hyenas. "The cackle, the facial expressions, and the predisposition to dominate males were the first behavioral clues," wrote Dr. Crumlin, referring to a known scientific fact that spotted hyena society is matriarchal; females are larger than males...
  • F-35 office has 2,590 staff and $70 million annual budget

    04/29/2016 9:59:04 AM PDT · by maddog55 · 21 replies
    Flight Global ^ | 27 April, 2016 | James Drew
    It takes 2,590 military personnel, government civilians and full-time equivalent contractors and $70 million per year to run the world’s largest and most expensive military aircraft program, the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. That’s according to the US Defense Department's F-35 chief Lt Gen Christopher Bogdan, who disclosed the staff count and annual budget of the F-35 Joint Program Office (JPO) at a congressional hearing about the $379 billion fighter procurement this week. The numbers include the two F-35 test forces located Naval Air Station Patuxent River in Maryland and Edwards AFB in California. Headquartered near the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia,...
  • Peter King: I Hate Ted Cruz and I’ll Take Cyanide if He’s the Republican Nominee

    04/19/2016 10:02:12 AM PDT · by maddog55 · 71 replies
    FreeBeacon ^ | April 19, 2016 9:43 am | David Rutz
    Rep. Peter King (R., N.Y.) has never been shy about expressing his loathing for Sen. Ted Cruz (R., Texas), and he was at it again Tuesday on Morning Joe, saying he hated Cruz and would take cyanide if he become the Republican nominee. Co-host Willie Geist read out a quote from King in which he said any New Yorkers who thought of voting for Cruz in Tuesday’s primary should “have their head examined.” “What happens tonight on the Republican side? How big does Donald Trump win?” Geist asked. “First of all, in case anybody is confused, I am not endorsing...
  • Military Admits Billion-Dollar War Toy F-35 Is (bleep)

    03/18/2016 6:40:44 PM PDT · by maddog55 · 82 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | 03.17.16 12:01 AM ET | David Axe
    Officials are finally admitting the F-35 fighter has turned into a nightmare—but it’s too late to stop the $400 billion program now. Way back in the early 2000s, the U.S. military had a dream. To develop a new “universal” jet fighter that could do, well, pretty much everything that the military asks its different fighters to do. But the dream of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter turned into a nightmare. The program is six years behind schedule and tens of billions of dollars over budget. And now, 16 years after the JSF prototypes took off for their first flights, top...
  • Supreme Court Puts Obama's Clean Power Plan on Hold

    02/09/2016 3:57:46 PM PST · by maddog55 · 12 replies
    ABCNEWS ^ | 09 February 2016 | By michael biesecker and sam hananel
    A divided Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to halt enforcement of President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to address climate change until after legal challenges are resolved. The surprising move is a blow to the administration and a victory for the coalition of 27 mostly Republican-led states and industry opponents that call the regulations "an unprecedented power grab." By temporarily freezing the rule the high court's order signals that opponents have made a strong argument against the plan. A federal appeals court last month refused to put it on hold. The court's four liberal justices said they would have denied the request....
  • Black Lives Matter activist 'shoots himself to death on the steps of the Ohio statehouse'

    02/09/2016 1:54:49 PM PST · by maddog55 · 62 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 09:58 EST, 9 February 2016 | Alexandra Klausner
    A Black Lives Matter activist killed himself on the steps of the Ohio Statehouse, say the authorities. State Highway Patrol officials tell the Columbus Dispatch that MarShawn M. McCarrel II, 23, shot himself outside the front door of the Statehouse on Monday evening. Lt. Craig Cvetan says McCarrel , who was from the Columbus suburb of Franklin Township, died at the scene. He was not a state employee. Cvetan says it's unclear why McCarrel killed himself. 'We don't have any evidence to know the reason why he did it,' Cvetan said. Authorities say nobody saw the shooting, but the man...
  • Four-Star Admiral Makes HUGE Announcement About Obama & Muslim Brotherhood

    01/15/2016 9:54:30 AM PST · by maddog55 · 50 replies
    Political Insider ^ | Summer 2015 ? | Unknown
    Retired 4-Star U.S. Navy Admiral James A. "Ace" Lyons was recently at the National Press Club. And his claims are shocking. It appears that the Obama Regime has been FULLY infiltrated by the Muslim Brotherhood terrorism front group on every level. And that pro-radical Islam group is also in every level of U.S. security agencies. Lyons went on to say that "the transformation of America has been in full swing ever since 2008." And when Obama campaigned on a platform to "fundamentally transform America," Obama has done exactly that! In addition Lyons made the important point that there is no...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Duck Commander Phil Robertson endorses Ted Cruz

    01/13/2016 1:32:04 PM PST · by maddog55 · 50 replies
    FoxNews ^ | January 13, 2016 | Todd Starnes
    The star of one of the nation’s most popular reality television shows just made Sen. Ted Cruz a happy, happy, happy presidential candidate. Duck Commander Phil Robertson announced Wednesday that he has endorsed Cruz for the White House, Fox News has learned.“Ted Cruz is my man, I’m voting for him,” Robertson said. Robertson, the star of "Duck Dynasty," took Cruz hunting on Monday and they sealed the deal in a duck blind. “My qualifications for president of the United States are rather narrow: Is he or she Godly, does he or she love us, can he or she do the...
  • 'Tax Wall Street' Trump Pledges After Stock Market Selloff

    01/10/2016 4:39:26 AM PST · by maddog55 · 25 replies
    NEWSMAX ^ | Image: 'Tax Wall Street' Trump Pledges After Stock Market Selloff Saturday, 09 Jan 2016 05:11 PM | unknown
    Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump pledged to "tax Wall Street" as he sought to use a severe stock market selloff to plant new seeds of fear among voters during a campaign rally Saturday in Iowa. At times, the real estate mogul sounded more like Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders, a constant critic of Wall Street, than a billionaire candidate running for the Republican presidential nomination. "There's a bubble," Trump told his audience in Ottumwa, southeastern Iowa, noting the nation's high level of debt. "You see the stock market is starting to, you know, see what's going on," he said....
  • Iran Nuclear Deal Isn't A Bad Deal After All; It's No Deal

    11/30/2015 9:54:57 AM PST · by maddog55 · 11 replies
    Investors.Com ^ | 11/25/2015 06:40 PM ET | IBD Editorial
    Nuclear Charade: The Obama administration admits to Congress that its nuclear pact with Iran has not been signed by the Iranian regime and has no legal force. Obama's "tough diplomacy" is puff diplomacy. The White House's latest updated "Strategy for American Innovation" left one innovation out: diplomatic pacts with other countries that don't have to be signed. Maybe President Obama will say that it saves the taxpayers money, since it eliminates signing ceremonies in lavish locales. Going back to when, as a candidate, he expressed a willingness to talk directly with Iran, then through months of negotiations on its nuclear...
  • Fox News Poll Shows Trump Battle Carson for Top Spot — and New Candidate Surge to Third

    10/13/2015 5:53:50 PM PDT · by maddog55 · 49 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 10/13/2015 | Oliver Darcy
    A Fox News national poll released Tuesday showed Donald Trump battle Ben Carson for the top spot while Ted Cruz surged to third place. The poll, conducted between October 10-12 among likely Republican primary voters, had Trump in first place with 24 percent. Carson trailed by one percent at 23 percent, earning him the number two slot. Cruz surged to third place, scoring 10 percent while Marco Rubio finished in fourth place with nine percent. Jeb Bush, thought to be the clear frontrunner at the beginning of the race, was in fifth place with eight percent of the vote.
  • Genders away! Navy dives into 'unisex' uniforms 'We used to call this cross-dressing'

    10/13/2015 3:15:44 PM PDT · by maddog55 · 72 replies
    WND.COM ^ | 13 October 2015 | Douglas Ernst
    Welcome to the U.S. (unisex) Navy. Sailors will soon be issued “Dixie Cup” hats and gender-neutral uniforms to satisfy Navy Secretary Ray Mabus’ demands. A preview of the new uniforms was revealed Monday. “Having service members don the same headgear is symbolic of a Navy that is gender-blind,” Navy spokesman Lt. Cmdr. Nate Christensen told Military Times on Monday. “We have been working hard to design covers and uniforms that improve uniformity across the force as well as improve the function and fit of sailors’ uniforms according to Mabus’ plan for uniform and cover redesign.” The new hat will be...
  • The F-35 Is Still the Worst Military Investment Ever

    10/02/2015 1:05:36 PM PDT · by maddog55 · 26 replies
    www.esquire.com ^ | Oct 1, 2015 @ 11:53 AM | Charles P. Pierce
    It's been a while since we checked in on the F-35, the Flying Swiss Army Knife, which may be a floor wax or a dessert topping, but which sure as hell isn't an viable aircraft, but is one of the epic money pits of all time, even by Pentagon standards, which are higher than the plane thus far has been able to get off the ground. How are things going, anyway? For 10 days in May off the coast of Virginia, a half dozen F-35 fighter jets tested their capabilities under what military officials called real world combat conditions. The...
  • Pentagon officials call into question tests used to certify F-35

    09/16/2015 5:22:59 AM PDT · by maddog55 · 8 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 02:56 EST, 16 September 2015 | Dailymail.com Reporter
    The tests used by the military on the latest breed of stealth jet, which was declared to be 'ready for combat' this spring, have been called into question by the Pentagon. The F-35, which is one of the most highly anticipated advancements in military history has had more than its fair share of problems. Now according to a report seen by the Washington Post, a top weapons tester at the Pentagon has declared the testing exercise to be 'so flawed that it 'was not an operational test … in either a formal or informal sense of the term.' The report...
  • Blumenthal: John Boehner is 'alcoholic,' 'lazy,' 'banal'

    09/01/2015 2:18:00 AM PDT · by maddog55 · 56 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 8/31/15 | Pete Kasperowicz
    Hillary Clinton confidant Sid Blumenthal had nothing but bad things to say about incoming House Speaker John Boehner on the day Republicans won back the House from Democrats in 2010, according to new emails released by the State Department late Monday. "Boehner is despised by the younger, more conservative members of the House Republican Conference," Blumenthal wrote to Clinton. "They are repelled by his personal behavior." "He is louche, alcoholic, lazy, and without any commitment to any principle," he added. According to dictionary.com, "louche" means "dubious, shady, disreputable." "He is not Gingrich, the natural leader of a 'revolution,' riding the...
  • Pink Floyd Officially Breaks Up

    08/17/2015 12:00:56 PM PDT · by maddog55 · 105 replies
    NEWSOXY ^ | 08/17/2015 | John Lester
    Pink Floyd officially breaks up after announcing a new album, The Endless River, to be released later this year. Guitarist David Gilmour stated that the legendary band is done for good, according to Death And Taxes. Pink Floyd had originally split 20 years ago, but continued with some of the few surviving members who was still associated with the group. Breaking up wasn’t quite a new beginning for the band, even though they are releasing a new album from tracked culled from the sessions that produced 1994’s The Division Bell. Pink Floyd officially breaks up while releasing a new album...
  • The Confederate Battle Flag represents racism.... I don't think so.

    06/26/2015 2:08:52 PM PDT · by maddog55 · 51 replies
    Facebook ^ | 23 June 2015 | Richard John Bartley
    Richard John Bartley June 23 · The Confederate Battle Flag represents racism.... I don't think so. I for one know the history and I'm from the North and married to an Alabama girl for the last 36 years. The red, white and blue stand for the same as our US flag. Red= valor, blue= justice and white for purity. The stars are the 13 original colonies. Not far from ours today. The difference lies in the interpretation. First it was never a state flag. It was designed as a battle flag for the southern states. The X is the main...
  • Don't be niggardly with language

    06/25/2015 2:20:09 AM PDT · by maddog55 · 11 replies
    WND ^ | 06/24/2015 | Ted Nugent
    Welcome to the Honest Society, be it ever so briefly, Mr. President. If I may quote the controversial one on Marc Moran’s “WTF” podcast recently: “Racism, we are not cured of it. And it’s not just a matter of it not being polite to say nigger in public.” Well, there you have it. The Honest Society is a rather large and growing club, clan if you will, that is not afraid of speaking honestly without fear of politically correct word nazi’s going berserk. Along with President Obama and my hero Richard Pryor, we join Howard Stern, Johnny Cochran, Mark Furman,...
  • Ferguson Protesters Now Protesting Over Not Getting Paid

    05/26/2015 2:03:54 AM PDT · by maddog55 · 34 replies
    NEWSMAX ^ | 25 May 2015 | John Blosser
    At least some of the protesters who looted, rioted, burned buildings and overturned police cars in Ferguson, Missouri, last year were promised payment of up to $5,000 per month to join the protests. However, when the Missourians Organizing for Reform and Empowerment (MORE), the successor group to the now-bankrupt St. Louis branch of ACORN (Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now), stiffed the protesters, they launched a sit-in protest at the headquarters of MORE and created a Twitter page to demand their money, the Washington Times reports. Presidential candidate and former Rep. Allen B. West, R-Fl., noted on his website,...
  • Punjab Youth Work Force Development

    02/26/2015 2:15:00 PM PST · by maddog55 · 2 replies
    FedBizOps.Gov ^ | 19 Feb 2015 | N/A
    This pre-solicitation Notice/Synopsis seeks to inform prospective Offerors about an anticipated opportunity to implement stabilization initiatives under the "Punjab Youth WorkForce Development Project (PYWFD). USAID intends to post a solicitation within 15 days. PYWFD will reduce the likelihood of extremism by increasing stability in targeted areas through engagement of productive economic activities focusing on the youth. PYWFD Project is an initial three-year US$10-15 million award, that will focus on empowering disadvantaged youth (aged 16-29) by providing them with income-earning opportunities to improve their economic status and address one of the primary causes of on-going instability and violence in the country.
  • No-knock police raid ends in blazing tragedy

    02/11/2015 3:00:30 AM PST · by maddog55 · 70 replies
    WND ^ | 02/11/2015 | Leo Hohmann
    Gun owners and self-defense advocates are lauding a rare victory in which a Texas grand jury has refused to indict a homeowner for shooting and killing a police officer who entered his home unannounced in the middle of the night. The homeowner, Henry Magee, 28, said he thought the officers who broke through his door were robbers and he acted in self-defense to protect his pregnant girlfriend and two children. Police were acting on a tip from a criminal informant that led them to believe Magee had more than a dozen marijuana plants, all at least six feet tall, in...
  • Communist Party USA Chairman Vows Cooperation With Democratic Party

    01/31/2015 10:57:05 AM PST · by maddog55 · 14 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | January 29, 2015 9:10 AM | Comrade?
    The chairman of the National Committee of the Communist Party USA has penned a 2,023-word manifesto making the critical point that American Communists are eager to work with the Democratic Party to advance the modern communist agenda and achieve communist goals. Communist Party chairman John Bachtell published his essay last week at People’s World, a “daily news website of, for and by the 99% and the direct descendant of the Daily Worker.” “[L]abor and other key social forces are not about to leave the Democratic Party anytime soon,” Bachtell promised. “They still see Democrats as the most realistic electoral vehicle”...
  • How's you first wife Mr. President?

    01/23/2015 2:31:35 AM PST · by maddog55 · 62 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 22 January 2015 | David Martosko
    President Obama was asked about his 'first wife' in a PR-disaster interview on Thursday after picking three of the most popular YouTube content creators to interview him. GloZell Green, a popular YouTube fixture known for her extreme acts like eating a ladle full of cinnamon, offered the president three samples of her trademark green lipstick as gifts for his daughters – and for the woman she called Obama's 'first wife.' 'You know something I don't?' Obama cracked before Green corrected herself and referred to Michelle Obama as 'first lady.' But the PR disaster that was the White House's 50-minute-long 'YouTube...
  • What every Pats fan is thinking about DeflateGate

    01/22/2015 2:22:25 AM PST · by maddog55 · 67 replies
    YouTube ^ | 21 January 2015
    Video.. only. Little rough on the language but spot on for Pats fans! https://www.youtube.com/watch?x-yt-cl=84359240&v=_FAT_pRqo3w&x-yt-ts=1421782837#t=123
  • Aaron Rodgers Likes Footballs Inflated "Over What They Allow."

    01/21/2015 3:04:56 AM PST · by maddog55 · 17 replies
    link ^ | Tuesday, January 20, 201 | Unknown
    <p>This is from the Patriots Packers game back in November.</p> <p>Listen as they explain how Aaron Rodgers once told them, "I like to push the limits to how much air we can put in the football, even go over what they allow you to do and see if the officials take air out of it" because he thinks its easier for him to grip.</p>
  • Men Who Post Selfies Show Psychopathic Tendencies

    01/12/2015 1:59:34 AM PST · by maddog55 · 24 replies
    CBS Cleveland ^ | 01/11/2015 | Shawn Thomas
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (CBS Cleveland) – Men who regularly posted photos of themselves online scored higher on a measure for narcissism and psychopathy. According to Medical News Today, a study out of Ohio State University has found that men who took “selfies” were more likely to exhibit psychopathic traits when compared to control group. “That makes sense because psychopathy is characterized by impulsivity. They are going to snap the photos and put them online right away. They want to see themselves. They don’t want to spend time editing,” explains Jesse Fox, lead author of the study. The study included 800 men...
  • RON PAUL: "Inner City Turmoil and Other Crises: My Predictions for 2015"

    01/11/2015 4:14:14 AM PST · by maddog55 · 24 replies
    THE RON PAUL INSTITUTE via ZeroHedge.com ^ | January 8, 2015 | Copied and excerpted by Tyler Durden on 01/10/2015 12:30 -0500
    If Americans were honest with themselves they would acknowledge that the Republic is no more. We now live in a police state. If we do not recognize and resist this development, freedom and prosperity for all Americans will continue to deteriorate. All liberties in America today are under siege. It didn’t happen overnight. It took many years of neglect for our liberties to be given away so casually for a promise of security from the politicians. The tragic part is that the more security was promised — physical and economic — the less liberty was protected. With cradle-to-grave welfare protecting...
  • Harry Reid Breaks ‘A Number of Ribs and Bones in His Face’ in Exercise Accident

    01/02/2015 7:34:44 AM PST · by maddog55 · 186 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 01/02/2015 | Fred Lucas
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) fell and broke “a number of ribs and bones in his face” after an exercise accident in his home on Thursday, his office said. “On Thursday, Senator Reid received treatment at University Medical Center in Las Vegas for injuries sustained in an accident he suffered while exercising at home in Henderson,” his office said in a statement Friday morning. “A piece of equipment Senator Reid was using to exercise broke, causing him to fall and break a number of ribs and bones in his face.” “Senator Reid will return to Washington this weekend and...
  • Confessions of a Public Defender

    12/29/2014 5:25:19 PM PST · by maddog55 · 13 replies
    AllenWest.com ^ | May 9, 2014 | Michael Smith
    Every now and then you come across an article that folks just need to read. This one written by Michael Smith entitled, “Confessions of a Public Defender” and originally posted at American Renaissance on May 9, 2014 is one of those articles. It is a profound and deeply disturbing piece, which, as we end 2014, we all need to comprehend as we move towards the 50th anniversary of the Great Society initiatives of President Lyndon Baines Johnson. Smith articulates that which ails the black community — the real discussion we should be having on race, not that of victimhood and...
  • What women really think of men

    12/12/2014 7:28:22 PM PST · by maddog55 · 33 replies
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lc3LUCu8-IU ^ | Published on Sep 16, 2014 | hack supervillain
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lc3LUCu8-IU
  • The Origins of Common Core? VANITY

    12/12/2014 6:56:27 PM PST · by maddog55 · 4 replies
    Ma & Pa kettle ^ | Nany Years Ago | Ma & Pa Kettle
    Pretty much sums up Common Core... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CACQmiaU6CU
  • Will GOP's control of the South play significant role in 2016 races?

    12/08/2014 3:02:33 AM PST · by maddog55 · 23 replies
    FoxNews ^ | December 08, 2014 | Unknown
    The defeat Saturday of Louisiana Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu was essentially the final act in the Republican Party’s control this fall of the South -- a transition expected to have a significant impact on the 2016 White House races. The victory by Republican challenger and Louisiana Rep. Bill Cassidy means that Democrats in January will be left without a single U.S. senator or governor across nine states -- stretching from the Carolinas to Texas. And GOP runoff victories Saturday in two Louisiana House districts ensure the party of at least 246 seats, the largest Republican advantage since the Truman administration...
  • Chuck Schumer: Passing Obamacare Was a Mistake

    11/26/2014 2:15:49 AM PST · by maddog55 · 61 replies
    Newsmax ^ | Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 12:13 PM | Mike Theiler/UPI/Landov
    Democrats made a mistake by passing President Barack Obama’s health-care law in 2010 instead of focusing more directly on helping the middle class, third- ranking U.S. Senate Democrat Charles Schumer said today. “Unfortunately, Democrats blew the opportunity the American people gave them” in electing Obama and a Democratic Congress in 2008 amid a recession, Schumer of New York said in a speech in Washington. “We took their mandate and put all our focus on the wrong problem -- health care reform.” Schumer said Democrats should have addressed issues aiding the middle class to build confidence among voters before turning to...
  • Black Activist Supports Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

    11/25/2014 3:03:03 AM PST · by maddog55 · 20 replies
    Newsmax ^ | Monday, 24 Nov 2014 11:47 PM
    The Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson, a conservative black civil-rights activist and national radio talk show host, said Monday night that he supports the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown shooting case. The grand jury ruled that Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson should not face charges in the shooting death. Peterson called the people rioting and causing chaos in Ferguson "racist black thugs." He released the following statement: "The decision not to indict officer Darren Wilson proves that our justice system works. The outcome shows that justice prevailed despite a concerted effort by rabble rousers, corrupt civil-rights 'leaders,' Attorney...
  • Chuck Hagel: US Needs Game-Changing Military Innovation

    11/16/2014 5:00:14 AM PST · by maddog55 · 38 replies
    NEWSMAX ^ | Saturday, 15 Nov 2014 10:40 PM | Unknown
    Wary of a more muscular Russia and China, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Saturday the Pentagon will make a new push for fresh thinking and creative ideas about how the U.S. can keep and extend its military superiority despite tighter budgets and the wear and tear of 13 years of war. Hagel announced a "defense innovation initiative" that he likened to historic and successful campaigns during the Cold War to offset military advantages of U.S. adversaries. He described a "game-changing" strategy to sharpen American's military edge in the face of budget impasses on Capitol Hill. "We must change the way...
  • Harvard students sit the 1964 Louisiana Literacy Test

    11/12/2014 9:08:18 AM PST · by maddog55 · 94 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 12 Nov 2014 | David Mccormack
    A group of Harvard students were recently asked by their tutor to sit the 1964 Louisiana Literacy Test - a notorious document with confusing questions that was used to stop black citizens from voting. Just 50 years ago, states in the South asked voters who couldn't provide proof of a fifth grade education to pass the test in order to be eligible to cast a ballot. The test was intended to disenfranchise African-Americans, who in order to pass had to correctly answer all 30 questions in 10 minutes. Despite their Ivy League pedigree, none of the students managed to pass...
  • Plants Can Tell When They’re Being Eaten

    10/27/2014 4:24:30 AM PDT · by maddog55 · 67 replies
    Mordrn Farmer ^ | October 20, 2014 | Dan Nosowitz
    Eating a leaf off a plant may not kill it, but that doesn't mean the plant likes it. The newest study to examine the intelligence (or at least behavior) of plants finds that plants can tell when they're being eaten -- and send out defenses to stop it from happening. We’ve been hearing for decades about the complex intelligence of plants; last year’s excellent New Yorker piece is a good place to start, if you want to learn more about the subject. But a new study, conducted by researchers at the University of Missouri, managed to figure out one new...
  • Elbert Guillory Gives Us A Game-Changer

    10/04/2014 2:22:54 PM PDT · by maddog55 · 7 replies
    http://www.redstate.com ^ | 03 October 2014 | MacAoidh
    By now many of our readers have seen the video Louisiana state Sen. Elbert Guillory released earlier this week indicting Mary Landrieu and the Democrat Party for the terrible effect their policies have had on the black community and the cynicism of Landrieu’s once-every-six-years appeal to blacks in order to maintain her share of their votes. If you haven’t, see it here. The video has been hailed as a potential game-changer. Allen West called it “the most powerful message of the 2014 mid-terms.” Mark Levin said Guillory “obliterates” Landrieu in it. The Washington Examiner says it’s “scathing,” and the Weekly...
  • Judge: IRS Obamacare Rule 'Is Arbitrary, Capricious, and Abuse of Discretion'

    10/03/2014 8:51:26 AM PDT · by maddog55 · 7 replies
    CNS News ^ | 02 October 2014 | Craig Bannister
    In his decision, U.S. District Judge Ronald White concluded Tuesday that the IRS rule altering the Obamacare law and providing billions in subsidies is "arbitrary, capricious and abuse of discretion": "The court holds that the IRS rule is arbitrary, capricious, and abuse of discretion or otherwise not in accordance with law, pursuant to 5 U.S.C.706(2)(A), in excess of summary jurisdiction, authority or limitation, or short of statutory right, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 706(2)(C), or otherwise is an invalidation of the ACA [Affordable Care Act], and is hereby vacated. The court's order of vacatur is stayed, however, pending resolution of any...
  • Arkansas Gun Range Is 'Muslim-Free Zone'

    10/01/2014 2:04:41 AM PDT · by maddog55 · 25 replies
    NewsMax ^ | 30 Sep 2014 | Jason Devaney
    The owner of an Arkansas gun range has banned Muslims from visiting her facility. Calling it a "Muslim-free zone," Jan Morgan, the owner of the Gun Cave Indoor Firing Range in Hot Springs, Ark., said she will no longer allow Muslims on the premises. "Why would I want to rent or sell a gun and ammunition to someone who aligns himself with a religion that commands him to kill me?" Morgan wrote in a blog post that has since been removed from her website. Several media outlets reported on the post before it was deleted, including The Blaze. Morgan cited...
  • Obama uses coffee cup to salute Marines

    09/24/2014 2:00:30 AM PDT · by maddog55 · 42 replies
    Fox News ^ | 23 Sept | Neil Munro
    President Barack Obama returned a formal military salute with a one-handed coffee-cup salute Tuesday, only a few hours after he dispatched the nation’s military on their attack mission into northern Syria. White House aides posted the sloppy salute video on Instagram. The commander in chief offered the coffee-cup salute when he disembarked from his U.S. Marine Corps helicopter in New York, as he made his way to the United Nations General Assembly.
  • Feds: Obama Broke Law with Bergdahl Swap

    08/21/2014 12:42:07 PM PDT · by maddog55 · 30 replies
    National Review ^ | August 21, 2014 2:57 PM | Joel Gehrke
    President Obama violated a “clear and unambiguous” law when he released five Guantanamo Bay detainees in exchange for Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, the Government Accountability Office reported Thursday. “[The Department of Defense] violated section 8111 because it did not notify the relevant congressional committees at least 30 days in advance of the transfer,” the GAO report said. “In addition, because DOD used appropriated funds to carry out the transfer when no money was available for that purpose, DOD violated the Antideficiency Act. The Antideficiency Act prohibits federal agencies from incurring obligations exceeding an amount available in an appropriation.” The GAO...
  • Obama: Muslims Built 'The Very Fabric of Our Nation'

    07/29/2014 6:44:51 AM PDT · by maddog55 · 89 replies
    Brietbart ^ | 28 July 2014 | Robert Wilde
    On Sunday, President Obama and First Lady Michelle released a statement thanking Muslim Americans for their many “achievements and contributions… to building the very fabric of our nation and strengthening the core of our democracy.” The comments were made to mark the celebration of Eid-al-Fitr, a time of spiritual renewal for Muslims which comes at the end of the month-long fast of Ramadan. The Obamas said in their statement that Eid “celebrates the common values that unite us in our humanity” and “welcomed their commitment to giving back to their communities.” The International Business Times reports that during Eid, Muslims...
  • WWII hero, Olympian Louis Zamperini dies at 97

    07/03/2014 10:50:46 AM PDT · by maddog55 · 13 replies
    FOX NEWS ^ | 03 July 2014 | Unknown
    An Olympic distance runner and World War II veteran who survived 47 days on a raft in the Pacific after his bomber crashed, then endured two years in Japanese prison camps, has died. Louis Zamperini was 97. Universal Pictures studio spokesman Michael Moses says Zamperini died Wednesday. "Having overcome insurmountable odds at every turn in his life, Olympic runner and World War II hero Louis Zamperini has never broken down from a challenge," the Zamperini family said in a statement. "He recently faced the greatest challenge of his life with a life-threatening case of pneumonia. After a 40-day long battle...
  • This is the last bullet you’ll ever need — watch and see the technology for yourself

    06/08/2014 4:50:58 PM PDT · by maddog55 · 73 replies
    RARE ^ | 04 June 2014 | Brandon Morse
    The standard for anti-personnel bullets since time immemorial has always been the hollow point. It mushrooms out on impact, giving the bullet a much larger profile and stopping it inside the target. Unlike the full-metal jacket, which is designed to wound, it will more than likely not pass through what you’re aiming at. However, since we started using weapons, humans have never stuck with the “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” philosophy and the bullet is not exempt. This newest anti-personnel round not only replaces the hollow point bullet, it also makes it look like a sissy. Meet the...
  • Report: Thousands of convicted criminals freed while awaiting deportation proceedings

    05/12/2014 3:31:22 PM PDT · by maddog55 · 8 replies
    Fox News ^ | Published May 12, 2014 | Unknown
    The Obama administration released thousands of convicted criminals -- including murderers and those convicted of sexual assault -- while they were awaiting deportation proceedings, according to a new report. The Center for Immigration Studies, a Washington-based advocacy group, released the statistics on Monday, in its latest bid to draw attention to what analysts with the organization say are lax enforcement practices by the Obama administration. The numbers showed that in 2013, Immigration and Customs Enforcement released 36,007 "convicted criminal aliens" while they were waiting for the outcome of their deportation cases. They represented a total of 88,000 convictions. The majority...
  • Reports: Scorpions drummer jailed in Dubai

    04/29/2014 4:57:48 PM PDT · by maddog55 · 35 replies
    MyFoxNY ^ | Updated: Apr 29, 2014 3:28 PM EST | Unknown
  • Is Obama a psychopath?

    04/07/2014 3:00:04 AM PDT · by maddog55 · 36 replies
    WND ^ | 06 April 2014 | Gina Loudon
    It is safe to say that most politicians these days could be diagnosed with a range of mental conditions, and many would likely be labeled sociopaths or psychopaths. The terms psychopath and sociopath are often used interchangeably, even by mental health professionals. The symptoms are somewhat consistent between the two: lack of conscience, no moral compass, manipulative, low range of emotions, interpersonally insensitive. The psychopath is deadly. He is well spoken, charismatic, fearless, controlling, socially potent, a habitual liar, calm to a disturbing degree in the face of chaos and cold hearted. He is a master at blaming others. David...
  • A&E spinoffs: Dyke Dynasty, Schmuck Dynasty, Lame Duck...

    02/13/2014 2:26:39 PM PST · by maddog55 · 1 replies
    People's Cube ^ | 1/3/2014, 7:19 pm User avatar | Red Square
    If you feel offended by Duck Dynasty, try this substitute: Dyke Dynasty! Series focuses on a group of outspoken LGBT activists who have achieved fame and fortune by making dyke calls, as well as by devising campaigns of threats and intimidation to foster tolerance and diversity of opinions by making you shut your big fat American pie hole. This one is just like Duck Dynasty, only a lot more progressive: Lame Duck Dynasty! Meet the Obamas, a progressive Washington family running a growing government business out of the White House while pretending to have American values. "If this doesn't...
  • Documents show PETA killed nearly 2,000 shelter animals in 2013

    02/07/2014 2:05:59 AM PST · by maddog55 · 12 replies
    Daily Mail. ^ | 5 February 2014 | Daily Mail Reporter
    These numbers come from the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS), which requires such annual disclosures. In 2013, PETA killed 1,792 cats and dogs, an average of 5 per day. The 1,792 figure represents 82 percent of all animals PETA took into its shelter throughout the year. 'This delusional animal rights group is talking out of both sides of its mouth – on one side preaching animal rights, while on the other signing the death warrant of 82 percent of cats and dogs in its care. Labeling PETA as hypocritical would be the understatement of the year,' said...