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  • Sailor's surprise birth while deployed on USS Eisenhower was a rare event. But it wasn't a first.

    09/15/2016 4:55:46 PM PDT · by QT3.14 · 49 replies
    The Virginian-Pilot ^ | September 15, 2016 | Brock Vergakis
    Word quickly spread around the world this week that a sailor gave birth aboard an aircraft carrier in the Persian Gulf, and for good reason. Births aboard U.S. warships are rare. Births aboard a ship on a combat deployment are rarer still. But theyre not unheard of. The Navy does not keep statistics on the number of children born aboard its ships, but archived media reports show this is not the first time a sailor has had a baby at sea or aboard a ship in a combat zone. In one instance, a child died a day after being born...
  • SC school bans American flag from football games

    08/29/2016 12:45:21 PM PDT · by QT3.14 · 41 replies
    Eagnews.org ^ | August 29, 2016 | Victor Skinner
    School officials decision to ban students from displaying the American Flag at a recent football game is creating controversy in a South Carolina school district. On Friday, Travelers Rest High School principal Lou Lavely banned students from carrying American flags into a football game against Berega High School, because a lot of students at Berega are Hispanic. Lavely contends the American flag could have been used to taunt those students, WNCN reports. Some events at last evenings football game have resulted in concerns being raised in our community. I am writing to assure that any decisions made regarding American flags...
  • Earthquake leaves at six dead in central Italy

    08/23/2016 9:41:34 PM PDT · by QT3.14 · 25 replies
    BBC ^ | August24, 2016 | Staff
    A magnitude 6.2 earthquake has struck central Italy, leaving at least six people dead and others trapped under rubble, Italian officials said. The quake hit at 03:36 (01:36 GMT), 76 km (47 miles) southeast of the city of Perugia, at the very shallow depth of 10km (six miles), the USGS said. The mayor of one town told Italian radio that "half the town is gone". In Rome, some buildings shook for 20 seconds, according to La Repubblica newspaper. A family of four had been found under rubble in the town of Accumoli, the town's mayor Stefano Petrucci told RAI TV.
  • Clinton State Department Stonewalled AP for Three Years

    08/23/2016 6:42:45 PM PDT · by QT3.14 · 35 replies
    NRO ^ | Auguest 23, 2016 | Staff
    It was a long wait. Todays blockbuster report from the Associated Press about Hillary Clintons meetings with Clinton Foundation donors during her time as Secretary of State contained the following nugget: The AP sought Clintons calendar and schedules three years ago, but delays led the AP to sue the State Department last year in federal court for those materials and other records.
  • American journalism is collapsing before our eyes

    08/21/2016 3:28:51 PM PDT · by QT3.14 · 47 replies
    NY Post ^ | August 21, 2016 | Michael Goodwin
    Donald Trump may or may not fix his campaign, and Hillary Clinton may or may not become the first female president. But something else happening before our eyes is almost as important: the complete collapse of American journalism as we know it. The frenzy to bury Trump is not limited to the Clinton campaign and the Obama White House. They are working hand-in-hand with what was considered the cream of the nations news organizations.
  • The Bitter Lesson From Seattle's Minimum Wage Hike

    08/10/2016 1:12:03 PM PDT · by QT3.14 · 44 replies
    IBD ^ | August 9, 2016 | Terry Jones
    aising the minimum wage is one of those wonderful-sounding ideas that, whenever tried, unfortunately never quite works the way it was promised. To its credit, the Washington Post has noticed. The Post recently highlighted a new study from a group of economists who were commissioned by the city of Seattle to look at that city's minimum wage hike from $9.96 an hour to $11.14 an hour. What they found was enlightening. To begin with, the economists said, some of the workers weren't helped at all, since their pay would have likely gone up anyway with experience and tenure on the...
  • First Female Enlisted Sailor Gets Submarine-Qualified

    08/04/2016 5:58:23 PM PDT · by QT3.14 · 75 replies
    Military.com ^ | August 3, 2016 | Hope Hodge Seck
    A chief petty officer has become the first woman to earn the Navy's "silver dolphins," signaling an enlisted sailor qualified to serve aboard a submarine. Chief culinary specialist Dominique Saavedra will deploy aboard the nuclear-powered guided-missile submarine Michigan in coming months, the first sub to deploy with a crew including enlisted female sailors. According to an announcement from Submarine Group 9, out of Puget Sound, Washington, Saavedra received her pin at a ceremony Tuesday, marking a major milestone for female sailors.
  • I'm loving it! McDonald's set to add McGriddles to its all-day breakfast menu

    07/06/2016 8:34:24 PM PDT · by QT3.14 · 64 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | July 6, 2016 | AP and Zoe Szathmary
    You can have McGriddles with that! McDonald's plans to offer the sandwiches around the clock after testing the addition of the sandwich to its all-day breakfast menu in select markets. When McDonald's launched a limited all-day breakfast menu in the fall, stores offered sandwiches made with either English muffins or biscuits depending on local preferences.
  • Wayne State Drops Math Requirement, May Add Diversity Requirement

    06/18/2016 12:59:13 PM PDT · by QT3.14 · 31 replies
    Mkichgan Capitol Confidential ^ | June 17, 2016 | Derek Draplin
    A faculty committee has proposed adding a three credit hours requirement in diversity to the general education curriculum at Wayne State University. It also recommended that WSU drop its university-wide requirement in mathematics, an idea that was carried out on June 13.
  • Michelle Obama Calls Out Military Racism This Marines Answer is DEVASTATNG

    06/02/2016 1:21:24 PM PDT · by QT3.14 · 59 replies
    Freedom Daily ^ | 6.2.16 | Jeff Rainforth
    A United States Marine didnt take too kindly to First Lady Michelle Obama stoking the fires of racial tensions while giving a speech at Tuskegee University. During the speech, Mrs. Obama used the platform to praise the Tuskegee airmen of World War II, something all Americans can agree with. Then the speech took a very different direction, with the First Lady telling the student they should prepare to an onslaught of racism that will come their way, regardless of their success.
  • Sub sailor's photo case draws comparisons to Clinton emails

    05/28/2016 12:19:41 PM PDT · by QT3.14 · 20 replies
    Politico ^ | 5.27.16 | Josh Gerstein
    A Navy sailor entered a guilty plea Friday in a classified information mishandling case that critics charge illustrates a double standard between the treatment of low-ranking government employees and top officials like former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and ex-CIA Director David Petraeus. Prosecutors allege that Petty Officer First Class Kristian Saucier used a cellphone camera to take photos in the classified engine room of the nuclear submarine where he worked as a mechanic, the USS Alexandria, then destroyed a laptop, camera and memory card after learning he was under investigation.
  • Carter: 'Unmanned' Job Titles a Challenge to Make Gender-Neutral

    05/27/2016 2:04:56 PM PDT · by QT3.14 · 27 replies
    Military.com ^ | May 27, 2016 | Hope Hodge Seck
    As the Navy and Marine Corps enter the final stage of a review mandated by Navy Secretary Ray Mabus aimed at removing the word "man" from job titles in favor of gender-neutral alternatives, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Thursday he has been thinking about ways to apply the practice to the entire Defense Department. Navy and Marine Corps officials have said that all titles, including frequently used ones such as seaman and rifleman, are under a review that began in January at Mabus' request. The move comes as all previously closed job titles across the Defense Department opened to women.
  • Head of TSA security fired over 'mismanagement'

    05/23/2016 4:55:13 PM PDT · by QT3.14 · 46 replies
    KOMO.com (Seattle) ^ | May 23, 2016 | Sinclair Broadcast Group
    The head of the Transportation Security Administration's security division was fired Monday for "mismanagement," according to the House Oversight Committee.
  • US Congress moves closer to requiring draft registration for women

    05/13/2016 2:19:50 PM PDT · by QT3.14 · 37 replies
    Business Insider ^ | May 13, 2016 | Patricia Zengerle
    A US Senate committee has approved legislation that would require American women to register for the military draft, setting the stage for a fight in Congress over the historic shift in policy later this year. The Senate Armed Services Committee approved the requirement late on Thursday, as an amendment to the $602 billion National Defense Authorization Act, or NDAA. The House of Representatives Armed Services Committee approved a similar amendment late last month.
  • Navy Commander Fired in Connection with Iran Detention Incident

    05/12/2016 5:56:12 PM PDT · by QT3.14 · 51 replies
    Military.com ^ | May 12, 2016 | Hope Hodge Seck
    The commanding officer of a West Coast-based Navy riverine squadron has been fired in the fallout from an investigation into an incident in which ten sailors were briefly captured by Iranian forces earlier this year. Cmdr. Eric Rasch, commanding officer of Coastal Riverine Squadron 3, was relieved today by Capt. Gary Leigh the commander of Coastal Riverine Group 1 due to a loss of confidence in his ability to command, according to a Navy release. Leigh made the decision to remove Rasch after reviewing a preliminary investigation into the incident that unfolded over Jan. 12-13. Two riverine boats carrying ten...
  • House Panel Approves Measure to Require Women to Register for Draft

    04/27/2016 7:18:45 PM PDT · by QT3.14 · 40 replies
    Military.com ^ | April 28, 2016 | Matthew Cox
    The House Armed Services Committee on Wednesday approved by a narrow margin an amendment to a defense bill to require women to register for the draft. Rep. Duncan Hunter, a Republican from California, proposed the amendment to lift the restriction on women registering for the selective service at a committee-wide mark-up session of the proposed fiscal 2017 National Defense Authorization Act. "Here is why I think this is important; it doesn't matter in this debate whether you think women should be in the infantry or be in special operations," Hunter said during the session on Wednesday night. "I personally don't....
  • The Agony of Hillary Clinton

    02/29/2016 12:13:36 PM PST · by QT3.14 · 21 replies
    Project Syndicate ^ | February 22, 2016 | Elizabeth Drew
    Being Hillary Clinton, one of the most celebrated women in the world, holder of some of the highest offices in American politics, and possibly the next president of the United States, has had more than its share of agony. Widely regarded a year ago as a shoo-in for the Democratic Partys nomination, she has faced a far more difficult slog than anyone, including her, ever contemplated. Yet most of the problems Clinton is encountering were predictable and foreshadowed in 2008, when she ran against Barack Obama. Others she has brought on herself.
  • Rep. Duncan Hunter: Navy secretary a 'greater threat' to Marines than ISIL

    01/11/2016 12:06:08 PM PST · by QT3.14 · 17 replies
    Politico ^ | January 8, 2016 | Jeremy Herd
    Rep. Duncan Hunter has had enough of Navy Secretary Ray Mabus' strong support for opening all Marine combat posts to women, declaring him "a greater threat to the Marine Corps than ISIS.” The Republican congressman and Marine veteran from California, who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, is furious with Mabus for pushing through an end to the ban on women serving in all combat positions over the Marine Corps' objections. Particularly, he's taking exception to memo Mabus sent to the Marines Corps this week, instructing it integrate Marine boot camp, which has been separate for men and women, and change...
  • 6 Big Cities See Hiring Fade After Minimum Wage Hikes

    01/09/2016 10:23:38 AM PST · by QT3.14 · 39 replies
    IBD ^ | January 6, 2016 | Jed Graham
    U.S. cities that implemented big minimum-wage hikes to $10 an hour or more in 2015 have seen a strikingly similar aftermath: Job gains have fallen to multiyear lows at restaurants, hotels and other leisure and hospitality venues. The data aren't, for the most part, stark and reliable enough to amount to smoking-gun proof. But Chicago, Oakland, San Francisco, Seattle, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. — all on the leading edge of the push for big minimum wage hikes — all show worrisome job trends.
  • Marine Corps Ordered to Make Boot Camp Coed, Remove 'Man' from Titles

    01/07/2016 10:40:49 AM PST · by QT3.14 · 117 replies
    Military.com ^ | January 7, 2015 | Hope Hodge Seck
    Navy Secretary Ray Mabus has given Marine Corps brass two weeks to submit a plan to train male and female recruits together at boot camp and fully integrate officer candidate school. He's also calling for the Marines to make all job titles gender-neutral as the service opens currently closed ground combat jobs to women. In a Jan. 1 memo obtained by Military.com and first reported by Marine Corps Times, Mabus ordered the Corps to send him a detailed plan by Jan. 15 for making boot camp and officer training coed. He also requested that the Marines provide him with a...
  • Goodbye to 2015, a year of absurdity and overreach

    01/01/2016 11:18:19 AM PST · by QT3.14 · 16 replies
    WaPo ^ | December 30, 2015 | George Will
    E.B. White reportedly said “the most beautiful sound in America” is “the tinkle of ice at twilight.” In 2015’s twilight, fortify yourself with something 90 proof as you remember this year in which:
  • California, Leading from Behind

    12/31/2015 12:07:18 PM PST · by QT3.14 · 7 replies
    National Review ^ | December 31, 2015 | Victor Davis Hanson
    California has given us three new truths about government. One, the higher that taxes rise, the worse state services become. Two, the worse a natural disaster hits, the more the state contributes to its havoc. And three, the more existential the problem, the more the state ignores it.
  • Liberals Find Out What Happens When You Open Your Home To Muslim Refugees [South Africa]

    12/30/2015 11:17:19 AM PST · by QT3.14 · 11 replies
    Mad World News ^ | December 27, 2015 | Dom the Conservative
    A white bleeding-heart leftist couple made headlines when they generously opened their home to a group of Muslim refugees allegedly fleeing devout Muslim militants. However, it didn't take long for their liberal policies to backfire in a racist and ironic way - and it's exactly the poetic justice we've been warning about all along.
  • One dead in N.H. crash with Secret Service agents near Maine border

    12/30/2015 10:40:29 AM PST · by QT3.14 · 24 replies
    New England Sun Journal ^ | December 30,m 2015 | Staff
    A car carrying four on-duty Secret Service agents was involved in a head-on collision in New Hampshire that killed the driver of the other car, police said Wednesday. The accident happened at about 7 p.m. Tuesday in Wakefield, near the Maine state line.
  • Obama’s Planned Gun Control Regulations to be Incrementally Imposed After the Holidays

    12/29/2015 2:14:19 PM PST · by QT3.14 · 63 replies
    Freedom Outpost ^ | December 25, 2015 | Dave Hodges
    According to my sources, Obama will ultimately implement the following gun control regulations, mostly through a series of Executive Orders. 1. Tax ammunition into oblivion and encourage the prosecution of gun manufacturers and bullet producers for shootings using their products. This is a given and will be rolled out very early in the form of an Executive Order. 2. The Federal government will purchase as much ammunition as possible in order to create shortages, thus, driving up the price of ammunition.
  • VIDEO: Dinner at Denny’s in the Land of Black Privilege

    12/29/2015 11:37:12 AM PST · by QT3.14 · 47 replies
    Moonbattery ^ | December 28, 2015 | Dave Blount
    If you are one-quarter allegedly black and three-quarters presumably white, does that make you black or white? Let’s ask a racially integrated diner at Denny’s LANGUAGE ALERT):
  • Killed ISIS Commander’s Cell Phone Shows Direct Ties To Turkish Intelligence

    12/28/2015 7:36:41 PM PST · by QT3.14 · 71 replies
    Mint Press News ^ | December 28, 2015 | Justin King
    An ISIS commander was killed in Salahuddin province and his body was searched. A cell phone retrieved from the corpse revealed messages from Turkish intelligence services proving the NATO country was providing security for ISIS militants when they traveled between Turkey and Iraq. This is the second NATO country implicated in assisting ISIS troops. The first was Canada. The IS commander was killed by Hashd al-Shaabi, a loyalist volunteer force. Jabbar al-Ma’mouri, a leader within the force made the announcement. He said, “The mobile phone also contains other important information which cannot be disclosed now, and it has been delivered...
  • SEAL: How a Failed Mission to Rescue Bergdahl Caused Irreparable Loss

    12/28/2015 5:56:10 PM PST · by QT3.14 · 54 replies
    Military.com ^ | December 24, 2015 | Dianna Cahn
    The juxtaposition of two American military men who could stand in the same courtroom in the coming months couldn't be set in more stark relief. Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl faces a general court-martial for walking off of his base in eastern Afghanistan in 2009. Bergdahl spent five years in Taliban captivity, where he was tormented, before being freed in a controversial prisoner exchange last year. Jimmy Hatch, a Navy SEAL senior chief who led a platoon into a fierce battle to try to rescue Bergdahl, was shot and badly wounded on that mission. Beside him, service dog Remco lay mortally wounded,...
  • Cold War Missileers Refute Okinawa Near-Launch

    12/28/2015 2:52:26 PM PST · by QT3.14 · 36 replies
    Stars & Stripes via Military.com ^ | December 28, 2015 | Travis J. Tritten
    Two airmen were holding an Air Force nuclear missile crew at gunpoint deep in a top-secret bunker on Okinawa. The crew had just been ordered to launch the island's missiles at targets in the Soviet Union and Asia, just as the Cuban Missile Crisis was reaching a harrowing climax in October 1962. But an Air Force launch officer was opposing the order. The officer sent "two men over there with .45's and [they were] told to shoot anybody who tried to launch until the situation was resolved ... so those two men kept that whole crew at bay while we...
  • Czech President: Wave of Migrants Entering Europe Is “Organized Invasion” (Video)

    12/28/2015 12:45:36 PM PST · by QT3.14 · 13 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | December 27, 2015 | Jim Hoft
    In his Christmas message this year Czech President Milos Zeman called the wave of migrants and “refugees” entering Europe an “organized invasion.”
  • Three Global Warming Stories The Media Don't Want You To See

    12/28/2015 9:50:18 AM PST · by QT3.14 · 17 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | December 27, 2015 | Staff
    Climate: Want to know the latest global warming news? Don't bother looking in U.S. media. They can't be bothered with stories that contradict the man-made climate change narrative. But the truth is out there. Let's start with a new paper from NASA — a distinctly American organization — that was covered by the British Express. The newspaper tells us that our space program has "found the Earth has cooled in areas of heavy industrialization where more trees have been lost and more fossil fuel burning takes place." This is, of course, the opposite of what we've been told for decades.
  • 'Unfireable' female firefighter to get unprecedented seventh chance to pass FDNY physical test

    12/27/2015 6:32:37 PM PST · by QT3.14 · 33 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | December 27, 2015 | Hannah Parry
    A female firefighter who has repeatedly failed the fitness test is being given an unprecedented seventh try. Wendy Tapia, 34, was allowed to conditionally graduate from the FDNY's Randall's Island training academy in May 2013 - despite failing the required running test, New York Post reports. Typically firefighters who fail the exam at the end of academy training don't graduate and are forced to re-take the entire course in the next academy class. But Tapia, blaming a foot injury for her failure, was allowed to take it again not once, but five more times over the next six months.
  • Americans Boycott Sam’s Club After CEO’s Racist Comments About White Males

    12/23/2015 12:07:34 PM PST · by QT3.14 · 79 replies
    Madworldnews.com via Gateway Pundit ^ | December 20, 2015 | Jim Hoft
    Sam's Club CEO Rosalind Brewer outraged customers after she admitted to openly discriminating against white males in an interview.Brewer openly admitted to institutionalized racism at Sam's Club during an interview with Yahoo. Mad World News reported: "Rosalind Brewer presides over one of the largest wholesale clubs in America, and apparently, she's a raging liberal, according to Yahoo! Finance. She recently did an interview with CNN and revealed that to her, the color of one's skin is more important than their contribution to the company, and her number one priority is ensuring her corporate team is diverse, rather than the most...
  • Weapons of Mass Deception [WW2 Ghost Army]

    12/22/2015 11:19:50 AM PST · by QT3.14 · 13 replies
    Works That Work ^ | 2015 (Vol. 6) | Rick Beyer
    Imagine being assigned to create a massive trompe l’oeil, and not just a painting, but a complex, 3-D, multimedia installation spread out over many kilometres. Imagine that it must convince an attentive and discerning audience to believe in and interact with something that is not really there. Further imagine that your workspace is in the middle of a war zone, and that thousands of lives depend on your success. Also, imagine that next week you will be asked to do it again. That, in a nutshell, was the mission given to the 23rd Headquarters Special Troops, also known as the...
  • China Tests New ICBM from Railroad Car

    12/22/2015 10:23:10 AM PST · by QT3.14 · 23 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | December 21, 2015 | Bill Getz
    U.S. intelligence agencies recently monitored a Chinese test of a new rail car-based long-range missile capable of hitting targets throughout the United States. The canister ejection test of a DF-41 missile from a rail-mobile launcher was detected on Dec. 5 in western China, said defense officials familiar with reports of the test. Few details were available on the DF-41 launcher ejection test.
  • Kirsten Powers: Becoming a Christian Ruined My Love of Christmas

    12/20/2015 9:11:23 AM PST · by QT3.14 · 93 replies
    Christian Today ^ | December 17, 2015 | Kirsten Powers
    ...During this time I was single, and friends set me up on a lot of dates. When they asked me if there were any deal breakers, I explained there was only one: No religious people. Shortly after I made that declaration, I started dating a guy who mentioned, in passing, that he attended a Presbyterian church. I flinched. But I liked him, and because I was so religiously illiterate, I didn’t understand that some Presbyterian churches are evangelical. I assumed he was a cultural Christian, like the few other Christians I knew. A few months into the relationship he confronted...
  • New York Times Retroactively Edits Article to Remove Admission of Obama’s Cluelessness of Terror

    12/18/2015 11:38:23 AM PST · by QT3.14 · 20 replies
    Moonbattery ^ | December 18, 2015 | Dave Blount
    Under rule by oligarchical collectivists, the progressive future is certain; it is the past that keeps changing. For example, on Thursday night Obama had said that the reason he didn't appreciate that people were upset by the Muslim atrocity in San Bernardino is that he hadn't been watching enough cable TV. But within a few hours, he had no longer said it:
  • Pushing Aside 401(k)’s for Mandatory Savings Plans

    12/17/2015 1:48:41 PM PST · by QT3.14 · 71 replies
    NYT ^ | December 11, 2015 | Mark Miller
    Tony James and Teresa Ghilarducci are unlikely allies. He is president of Blackstone, the giant private equity firm; she’s a labor economist who has long advocated replacing 401(k)’s with a universal, federally managed saving plan.But the two have teamed up to push what they are calling Guaranteed Retirement Accounts, a government-sponsored plan that would require participation and contributions from any employer without its own 401(k). They both view the 401(k) defined contribution retirement system as a faulty experiment that covers too few workers, generates inadequate savings and replaces too little income in retirement.
  • Meet the Bomb-Proof 'Fly-Bag' That Could Suppress an Explosion on an Airplane

    12/17/2015 12:07:47 PM PST · by QT3.14 · 12 replies
    Entrepreneur ^ | December 14, 2015
    A controlled explosion in the luggage hold of an aircraft was successfully contained by a bomb-proof lining developed by an international team of scientists. The technology shows how a plane's luggage hold may be able to contain the force of an explosion if a device hidden in an item of luggage detonates. The Fly-Bag is made from multiple layers of fabrics and composites that have high strength and impact, and heat resistance. The fabrics include Aramid, a heat-resistant and strong synthetic fiber used in the aerospace industry, as well as in ballistic body armor.
  • The military's real problem: Fewer Americans are joining

    12/17/2015 11:17:24 AM PST · by QT3.14 · 60 replies
    Politico ^ | December 15, 2015 | John Spencer
    When President Barack Obama announced that women would be eligible for combat roles in the military earlier this month, he stated “our armed forces have taken another historic step toward harnessing the talents and skills of all our citizens.” Secretary of Defense Ash Carter echoed those thoughts: “Our force of the future must continue to benefit from the best people America has to offer … in the 21st century, that includes drawing strength from the broadest possible pool of people.” This change is going to help the military in any number of ways: It’s a step toward greater fairness, and...
  • Global Warning: Paris Climate Change Accord is a bureaucratic boondoggle

    12/14/2015 2:23:11 PM PST · by QT3.14 · 10 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | December 13, 2015 | Leslie Eastman
    The UN Climate Change conference is wrapped up yesterday. After two weeks of world leaders opining mindlessly, protesters heckling speakers, and participants enjoying lavish French cuisine, bureaucrats agreed to squander billions of dollars to solve a non-existent problem...[Break]... The accord is so preposterous that even the "godfather of climate science", former NASA scientist James Hansen is ripping the deal apart before the ink is dry: "It's a fraud really, a fake," he says, rubbing his head. "It's just bullshit for them to say: 'We'll have a 2C warming target and then try to do a little better every five years.'...
  • [Video] SEVEN YEARS AGO TODAY… Al Gore Predicted North Pole Would Be Ice Free in Five Years

    12/14/2015 1:08:57 PM PST · by QT3.14 · 32 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | December 13, 2015 | Jim Hoft
    Al Gore predicted the North Polar Ice Cap would be completely ice free in five years. Gore made the prediction to a German audience in 2008. He told them that "the entire North 'polarize' cap will disappear in 5 years."
  • The New York Times Has No Clue How The 1994 Assault Weapons Ban Worked

    12/13/2015 5:11:57 PM PST · by QT3.14 · 8 replies
    Federalist ^ | December 11, 2015 | Sean Davis
    Another day, another series of embarrassing errors and obfuscations by gun controllers who are ignorant of how guns, and the laws that seek to control them, actually work. In its quest to drive up gun sales even further and make gun control even less popular, the New York Times published yet another overwrought editorial on Friday demanding more gun control. Here's how the editorial, given the very measured and objective title of "Gunmakers' War Profiteering on the Homefront," began:
  • Federal Judge Who Outlawed Racial Profiling is Victim of Black Mob Violence

    12/13/2015 11:55:09 AM PST · by QT3.14 · 114 replies
    American Thinker ^ | December 11, 2015 | Colin Flaherty
    Federal Judge Susan Dlott wrote the book on racial profiling in 2002. Last week, she ripped it into one million tiny pieces when three black people broke into her $8 million Cincinnati home and started beating her and her 79-year old husband. "There's three black men with guns at our house," Dlott told a 911 operator after she escaped the home invasion and ran to her neighbor's house one mile away. And just in case the operator did not hear her the first time, Dlott said it again: "My husband and the dogs are still there. There are three black...
  • VIDEO: Senior ‘Homeland’ official struggles to answer questions about refugee screening

    12/13/2015 8:55:54 AM PST · by QT3.14 · 16 replies
    The American Mirror ^ | December 11, 2015 | Victor Skinner
    The Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of Screening Coordination in the Department of Homeland Security had one job Thursday: answer questions about the review of Syrian refugees. She couldn’t do it. “I would like to see if you could give us some numbers, so that the committee and the American people have this information,” Ohio U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan, co-chairman of a joint subcommittee hearing on “Terrorism and the Visa Waiver Program,” told senior DHS employee Kelli Ann Burriesci yesterday. In a 5 minute exchange posted to YouTube, he questioned: “How many Syrian refugees have entered the United States...
  • Are Democrats Trying to Establish a Right To Immigrate to US?

    12/11/2015 8:57:28 AM PST · by QT3.14 · 21 replies
    Powerline ^ | December 10, 2015 | John Hinderaker
    Foreigners have no right to emigrate to the United States. How many immigrants we want to take in, and who those immigrants should be, are issues decided by us in our sole discretion, through our political process. This has always been the law, and has always been the fact. But there are ominous signs that the Democrats may be trying, surreptitiously, to effect a radical change in these basic principles of American sovereignty. Senator Pat Leahy proposed, in the Senate Judiciary Committee, an amendment to Title 18 of the U.S. Code, which provided as follows:
  • Sergeant Major Speaks Out On Women In Combat

    12/09/2015 12:53:15 PM PST · by QT3.14 · 28 replies
    Funker530 ^ | December 8, 2015 | Josh
    Sergeant Major Lehew, a 27 year veteran of the United States Marine Corps, speaks the honest truth that no one wants to hear about women in combat. Sergeant Major Justin Lehew is a beast among men. At a time where the entire military is absolutely terrified of speaking their minds, he personified moral courage. This man is a leader of Marines, and when it comes to protecting the combat effectiveness of the United States Marine Corps, he let his words speak without the fear of repercussion.
  • VIDEO: Seattle PD chase and shootout - December 6, 2015

    12/08/2015 1:30:27 PM PST · by QT3.14 · 8 replies
    Seattle PD via YouTube ^ | December 6, 2015 | Seattle PD
    Video released by SPD. Seattle Police Department investigators are piecing together the trail of a 35-year-old violent felon after he brandished two handguns at several downtown businesses Sunday, carjacked three vehicles and fired on officers before a fatal confrontation with police in Northeast Seattle. (Video starts near the U of Washington.
  • Navy plans to let women apply for the elite SEALs starting as early as next spring

    12/07/2015 5:44:15 PM PST · by QT3.14 · 50 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | December 7, 2015 | AP
    The U.S. Naval Academy is preparing to open its screening process for Navy SEAL training next year to women who are juniors at the academy, the superintendent said Monday. Vice Adm. Walter 'Ted' Carter told the academy's Board of Visitors at their quarterly meeting that the school is waiting for specific guidance from the Navy before definitely opening next spring's screening. He noted it could take longer before female midshipmen will take part in the rigorous 24-hour marathon screening process. 'We'll be ready to put women through the screener as early as next year,' Carter said. 'I don't know that...
  • Air Force Academy Falcons ‘Tebow’ Prayer Circle under Investigation

    12/07/2015 11:18:39 AM PST · by QT3.14 · 30 replies
    Military.com ^ | December 4, 2015 | Bryant Jordan
    A decade after the Air Force Academy football team invited controversy and censure over an “I am a member of Team Jesus” banner in its locker room, the Falcons again appear to be striking a decidedly Christian pose, its members dropping to one knee and holding hands in a public pre-game prayer circle. The academy issued a statement saying it is investigating the practice after cadets and faculty brought it to the attention of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation, a watchdog group. “The United States Air Force Academy is attentive to all religious freedom concerns, and we are conducting an...