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  • One-day Brat Fest Fundraiser to Help Little Girl in "Slender Man" Case

    08/29/2014 8:04:12 AM PDT · by knittnmom · 9 replies
    The Isthmus, Madison, WI ^ | Published On: Aug 28 2014 06:11:32 PM CDT Updated On: Aug 29 2014 09:05:29 AM CDT | Unattributed
    Hearts for Healing Special Events Brat sale fundraiser (for medical bills of the victim of May stabbing in Waukesha), 7 am-6 pm, 8/29, Metcalfe's-West Towne, with music, well-wishes heart craft project; drive through pickup available 7-9 am. 608-234-6029 When: 08/29/14 @ 7:00am Call: 608-234-6029 Web: heartsforhealingfundraiser.com More Information: One-day Brat Fest Fundraiser to Help Little Girl in "Slender Man" Case A "Mini-brat fest" produced by Metcalfe's Market, presented by Johnsonville, and in cooperation with Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek will be held from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Friday, August 29 in the parking lot of Metcalfe's Market on Madison's west...
  • Scared Scientists: The Moving Portraits which Will Change Forever Your Views on Climate Change

    08/28/2014 12:32:53 PM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 89 replies
    Breibart London ^ | 8-28-2014 | James Delingpole
    First they showed us the melting ice caps. But we just said: "Yeah. It's what ice does in summer." Then they showed us the drowning polar bears. But we just said: "Proves nothing. And anyway the polar bear population has increased fivefold in 50 years, which hardly sounds like a species under threat." Then they showed us the Hockey Stick. But we just laughed and made amusing videos about Michael Mann. But then, they showed us their ultimate weapon: grainy, arty, black and white portraits of climate scientists with concerned expressions on their faces. It was then that we knew...
  • Early Check Out: The World Gets Crazier and Obama Goes Golfing-Obama as The Beatles 'Nowhere Man'

    08/28/2014 11:38:12 AM PDT · by lbryce · 12 replies
    PJ Media You Tube ^ | August 28, 2014 | Bill Whittle
    Excellent, profoundly insightful analysis on Obama as The Beatles Nowhere Man. Worth the watch.
  • STANDING WITH THE MOB: Eric Holder’s Idea of Leadership.

    08/27/2014 11:03:16 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 5 replies
    The American Spectator ^ | August 27, 2014 | George Neumayr
    STANDING WITH THE MOB Eric Holder’s Idea of Leadership. By George Neumayr – 8.27.14 Attorney General Eric Holder has been hailed widely for his “leadership” last week in Ferguson, Missouri. But he was following the crowd rather than leading it during his visit. He is famous for calling America a “nation of cowards” for refusing to speak honestly about race, but he shows no such inclination himself. He spent most of his time in Ferguson telling protesters exactly what they wanted to hear. The top law enforcement officer in the land considered it leadership to confirm them in their “mistrust”...
  • Jill Ravitch spent $63,000 on Andy Lopez review

    08/09/2014 9:34:09 PM PDT · by Rabin · 8 replies
    THE PRESS DEMOCRAT ^ | August 7, 2014 | PAUL PAYNE
    Sonoma County prosecutors spent $63,000 on outside consultants, and other expenses during an investigation into the shooting death of a child, who was shot and killed by a County Deputy Sheriff. The expense, included $10,000 payment to a William Lewinski, director of Minnesota-based, Force Science Institute who bills himself as an authority and is known in legal circles as someone who can be relied upon. The report concluding Gelhaus had to shoot 13-year-old Lopez to stop a perceived threat to the deputy and his partner.
  • Two Americas: Ferguson, Missouri Versus the Bundy Ranch, Nevada (Yes, he went there)

    08/17/2014 11:17:29 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies
    The Daily Banter ^ | August 14, 2014 | Bob Cesca
    As we noted before, we can’t help but to contrast law enforcement’s reaction to protesters in Ferguson, Missouri versus law enforcement’s reaction during the Bundy Ranch fiasco. 1) The Bundy Ranch: On one hand, a large group of armed white men marched in a line of battle while at least one civilian rifleman in a sniper’s perch trained his weapon at Bureau of Land Management officials. In reaction, the government didn’t fire a single round or canister of tear gas, and eventually retreated, conceding the disputed ground to the Bundy militias. It’s important to note that the protesters turned out...
  • How Social Media Silences Debate

    08/27/2014 10:13:55 AM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 19 replies
    NYT ^ | 8-26-2014 | Claire Cain Miller
    The Internet might be a useful tool for activists and organizers, in episodes from the Arab Spring to the Ice Bucket Challenge. But over all, it has diminished rather than enhanced political participation, according to new data. Social media, like Twitter and Facebook, has the effect of tamping down diversity of opinion and stifling debate about public affairs. It makes people less likely to voice opinions, particularly when they think their views differ from those of their friends, according to a report published Tuesday by researchers at Pew Research Center and Rutgers University. (snip) The Internet, it seems, is contributing...
  • Obama Can Grant Pardon But He Can't Grant Immigration Status: Will Congress Stand Up for Its Power?

    08/27/2014 8:30:02 AM PDT · by xzins · 34 replies
    Vanity ^ | 27 Aug 14 | Xzins
    The president has the power to grant pardons and reprieves according to the US Constitution. The word 'amnesty' isn't used. Nor is there any place in the entire US Constitution where the word 'amnesty' is used. One certainly has to wonder what these voices using the expression 'executive amnesty' mean by it. Odd are they are referring to the president's power to pardon. Perhaps 'amnesty' in their minds means some kind of blanket 'pardon'. Assuming that is what is meant, then a president certainly could issue some kind of pardon from prosecution for specific illegal acts such as illegal entry...
  • Michael Brown 'No Angel' Controversy (NYT Said Brown was "NO Angel")

    08/26/2014 6:47:03 AM PDT · by lbryce · 30 replies
    BBC ^ | August 25, 2014 | Staff
    The New York Times is under fire for its profile of Michael Brown, the unarmed black teenager who was shot to death by police in Ferguson, Missouri, on 9 August. The article, which was published on Sunday, the day before Mr Brown's funeral, paints an intimate portrait of his life. It also reveals some of the personal struggles he faced in the days leading up to his death. "Michael Brown, 18, due to be buried on Monday, was no angel, with public records and interviews with friends and family revealing both problems and promise in his young life," writes John...
  • Kim Kardashian & Jenner Sisters: Fury After They Text During VMA Ferguson Memorial (FReep poll)

    08/25/2014 10:07:39 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 67 replies
    Hollywood Life ^ | August 25, 2014 | Elizabeth Wagmeister
    Kim Kardashian, Kendall and Kylie Jenner appeared to be texting and chatting during the Ferguson memorial at the 2014 VMAs, and fans are outraged. The famous sisters have caused a social media uproar for their insensitivity. Hollywood paid tribute to the town of Ferguson, Missouri, during the MTV Video Music Awards with the A-list audience observing a moment of silence for slain teenager Michael Brown, however Kim Kardashian, Kylie Jenner and Kendall Jenner appeared to be texting during the solemn moment. Read on to see the Twitter backlash, brought on by Kim, Kylie and Kendall. Kim Kardashian, Kylie Jenner &...
  • Hottest reporter in Jackson, MS poll.

    08/25/2014 7:47:48 AM PDT · by prplhze2000 · 15 replies
    Jackson Jambalaya ^ | August 25, 2014 | Kingfish
    Here is something for you if you want to take a break from politics. A hottest reporter poll. Vote early and often. Voter ID laws will not be enforced. Crossover votes are encouraged.
  • Fareed Zakaria Busted for Plagiarism Once More

    08/23/2014 11:57:10 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 10 replies
    American Thinker ^ | August 23, 2014 | Jack Cashill
    August 24, 2014 Fareed Zakaria Busted for Plagiarism Once More By Jack Cashill First, I will acknowledge up front that this is a revised version of an earlier American Thinker article, which in itself was a revised version of an earlier American Thinker article, which in itself was an update of the information contained in my book, Deconstructing Obama. But when a Harvard worthy gets busted for literary fraud anew, I feel compelled to update the scorecard. The man on the hot seat once again is Fareed Zakaria. Born to a Muslim family in Mumbai, the fifty year-old Harvard Ph.D....
  • Obama’s Endless Vacation [Obama Enjoys Fine High Class Dining, Celebrity, His Own And Others]

    08/23/2014 11:49:02 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 21 replies
    National Review ^ | August 23, 2014 | Matthew Continetti
    AUGUST 23, 2014 Obama’s Endless Vacation In the 1990s, America had a holiday from history. Today, it has a president on holiday. By Matthew Continetti The headline was brutal. “Bam’s Golf War: Prez tees off as Foley’s parents grieve,” read the cover of Thursday’s New York Daily News. Obama’s gaffe was this: He had denounced the beheading of James Foley from a vacation spot in Martha’s Vineyard, then went to the golf course. Seems like he had a great time. Such a great time that he returned to the Farm Neck Golf Club — sorry, membership is full — the...
  • GEORGIA SENATE DEBATE

    08/23/2014 10:19:38 AM PDT · by DIRTYSECRET · 4 replies
    Just watched it. Perdue had the facts. Nunn was long-winded. Spoke in generalities. In between she took pot shots at him. She won because women don't fight fair. Hope the Georgia voters do the right thing.
  • Non-Profit Run by a Missouri Police Union Is Now Handling Fundraising for Darren Wilson

    08/23/2014 6:55:40 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 17 replies
    The Wire.com ^ | Aug 22, 2014 | Arit John
    Aug 22, 2014 7:22PM ET Non-Profit Run by a Missouri Police Union Is Now Handling Fundraising for Darren Wilson Arit John The GoFundMe crowdsourcing fundraiser for the Ferguson police officer who killed Michael Brown has been taken over by Shield of Hope, a charity run by the local police union. Since Shield of Hope is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, all donations from here on out will now be tax deductible. The original fundraiser had raised over $235,000 before passing on the torch to Shield of Hope. The new Shield of Hope-run page has raised over $11,000 on its own. Originally...
  • Repeated and Uncontrollable Failures (The unbearable sadness of climate activism)

    08/23/2014 4:28:42 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 22 replies
    Tim Blair Blog ^ | 8-16-2014 | Tim Blair
    The unbearable sadness of climate activism: Nicole Thornton remembers the exact moment her curious case of depression became too real to ignore. It was five years ago and the environmental scientist – a trained biologist and ecologist – was writing a rather dry PhD on responsible household water use. Fair enough. That would make anyone depressed. Thornton had always been easily upset by apathy towards, and denial of, environmental issues. But now she began to notice an oddly powerful personal reaction to "the small stuff" – like people littering, or neighbours chopping down an old tree. So, she's a bossy...
  • My dog Died Today

    08/22/2014 7:28:40 PM PDT · by occamrzr06 · 178 replies
    N/A | Today | Me
    I had my Australian Shepard put down today. Her name was Sidney, as in the city in Australia. She was 15 Years 3 months. She had had dementia for the last year or so. For the last year she hadn't been able to control her bowels. She could hold the pee, but number 2 just came when it was ready. Today when I got home, she couldn't stand up. Her back legs just wouldn't work. I took her outside and laid her in the nicest part of the grass. She looked peaceful as the wind blew her face. On the...
  • Obama’s America Is September 10th America

    08/22/2014 12:21:25 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 14 replies
    National Review ^ | August 22, 2014 | Andrew C. McCarthy
    Obama’s America Is September 10th America By Andrew C. McCarthy August 22, 2014 Our barbaric jihadist enemies – the ones President Obama repeatedly assured us he had “decimated” and put on “the path to defeat” – are now stronger than ever. Not stronger than they have been in years, or decades – stronger than ever. They have seized a country-size swath of territory (and growing). They have just beheaded an American journalist – which is the sort of thing they do as a matter of routine but has obviously, and finally, gotten our attention. Not to worry, though: The Obama...
  • Chris Matthews' Ultimate Obama Quote

    08/21/2014 5:48:04 PM PDT · by lbryce · 17 replies
    Google Plus ^ | August 21, 2014 | Staff
  • 'Señorita Honduras Mundo 2014' is María José Alvarado

    08/21/2014 3:27:02 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 17 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 21 August 2014 | Reaganite Republican
    More at Reaganite Republican...
  • Gov. Nixon Calls For ‘Vigorous Prosecution’ Of Darren Wilson

    08/20/2014 5:08:39 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 114 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 8-20-2014 | Chuck Ross
    Not content with a regular prosecution or a vigorous investigation, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said he hopes that Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson will receive a “vigorous prosecution” in the shooting death of Michael Brown on Aug. 9. “A vigorous prosecution must now be pursued,” Nixon said in a five minute video address posted to his website Tuesday. “The democratically elected St. Louis county prosecutor and the attorney general of the United States each have a job to do,” said Nixon, a Democrat. “Their obligation to achieve justice in the shooting death of Michael Brown must be carried out...
  • Who is Missouri state Sen. Jamilah Nasheed?

    08/20/2014 4:06:12 AM PDT · by Ray76 · 8 replies
    Aug 20, 2014 | Ray76
    Michael Brown was shot Saturday, Aug 9. The following day Missouri state Sen. Jamilah Nasheed said she would petition the DOJ for a formal investigation of the shooting.[1] Looks like she got her way. Now Nasheed has launched a petition to remove St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch from the case.[2] Who is Jamilah Nasheed? [1] http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/18-year-old-shot-dead-missouri-witnesses-article-1.1898333 [2] http://www.cnn.com/2014/08/19/us/ferguson-prosecutor-mcculloch/index.html
  • Eric Holder's Scandals: A Pictorial

    08/19/2014 4:27:37 PM PDT · by lbryce · 10 replies
    Google Plus ^ | August 19, 2014 | https://plus.google.com/u/0/s/darrin%20walker
  • Caged Women Being Sold By ISIS as Slaves

    The real tragedy are things you'll never get to see that occur after the women are sold.
  • Media "Brown" Out: The Forensics of Ferguson

    08/18/2014 5:21:45 PM PDT · by xuberalles · 27 replies
    Self | 8/18/14 | Me
    Famed forensic pathologist, Dr. Michael Baden: “There is a legitimate concern as to whether the shooting was an overreaction.” Anytime someone is shot six times I don’t have a problem with such an observation. However, if a 6'4”, 282 pound man – who moments earlier robbed a convenience store, strong armed the owner and assaulted Officer Darren Wilson in his own car – is charging your position despite continued warnings to stand down, in a violent neighborhood no less, you're likely to shoot repeatedly...especially if the first shots were of no deterrence. Throw in the fact preliminary reports now show...
  • Al Sharpton: "There's A Difference Between Activists And Thugs"

    08/18/2014 5:19:00 PM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 25 replies
    RCP Video ^ | 8-17-2014
    Rev. Al Sharpton spoke at a Sunday afternoon rally for slain black teen Michael Brown. Brown, unarmed, was killed by a police officer on August 9 in Ferguson, Missouri. AL SHARPTON: ........ There are young people that want justice, that know how to protest peacefully. Some are angry and out of control, others are taking advantage of it, and don't take advantage of their child. There's a difference between an activist and a thug. Don't loot in Michael's name! We are not looters; we are liberators. We are not burners; we're builders!
  • Michael Brown’s Raps: Money, Sex, Drugs — And A Vulnerable Side

    08/17/2014 10:18:04 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 25 replies
    LATimes ^ | August 17, 2014 | MATT HANSEN AND KURTIS LEE
    Michael Brown’s Raps: Money, Sex, Drugs — And A Vulnerable Side By MATT HANSEN AND KURTIS LEE AUG. 17, 2014 In the neighborhood around the worn Canfield Green Apartments, 18-year-old Michael Brown was known as a young man with some potential. His peers around him struggled to hold jobs and had multiple run-ins with the law, but Brown had graduated from high school and was headed for community college. And he had another ambition: his music. Calling himself Big’Mike, he was a prolific amateur rapper, recording solo and duet tracks and posting them online. He even included a phone number...
  • Who Lost the Cities? There is more wrong with Ferguson than the Brown case.

    08/17/2014 8:23:48 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 15 replies
    National Review ^ | August15, 2014
    AUGUST 15, 2014 Who Lost the Cities? There is more wrong with Ferguson than the Brown case. By Kevin D. Williamson The Reverend Jesse Jackson is, to the surprise of all thinking people, right about something: “A spark has exploded,” he said, referring to the protests and violence in Ferguson, Mo. “When you look at what sparked riots in the Sixties, it has always been some combination of poverty, which was the fuel, and then some oppressive police tactic. It was the same in Newark, in Chicago, in Detroit, in Los Angeles. It’s symptomatic of a national crisis of urban...
  • If Obama Had Sons...

    08/17/2014 11:45:39 AM PDT · by lbryce · 9 replies
    Google Plus ^ | August 17,2014 | Staff
  • College Board Erases the Founding Fathers

    08/16/2014 10:13:32 AM PDT · by Steelfish · 80 replies
    American Thinker ^ | August16, 2014 | Patrick Jakeway
    August 16, 2014 College Board Erases the Founding Fathers. By Patrick Jakeway The classic novel Brave New World describes a future in which people have lost all of their liberty and in which they have become drugged robots obedient to a central authority. It also details how this control was first established. First, the rulers had to erase all history and all the people’s memory of a time before their bondage. Today, the history of George Washington's leadership has been erased in the new Advanced Placement (AP) U.S. History test/curriculum, taking effect in the fall of 2014. The College Board,...
  • The Ferguson Police Chief's Statement Is Only Making Things Worse

    08/15/2014 7:40:35 PM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 43 replies
    New Republic ^ | 8-15-2014 | Brian Beutler
    Five days after a police officer fired multiple rounds at and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, we now know that the officer’s name is Darren Wilson. Thanks to Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson, we also know that officers believe Brown had just strong-armed a convenience store clerk for a $48.99 box of Swisher Sweets cigars. Jackson provided the incident report from that robbery to reporters in Missouri this morning. He took no questions, suggesting reporters take some time to “digest it.” (snip) Why did it take five days for them to release this information, none of which has...
  • Eye Witness Audio of Mike Brown Shooting Sharing “Brown Doubled Back Toward POlice” (shortened)

    08/15/2014 7:15:55 PM PDT · by Ray76 · 57 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | Aug 15, 2014 | Sundance
    The eye witness talking on this video describes the exact same scenario [as Officer Darren Wilson did]. The value in this is specifically because it is unguarded, and unprompted, testimony from an eyewitness that contradicts several others who spoke later but may have an agenda or pressure from the community.
  • Trayvon and Zimmerman: The Structure and Elements of a Disinformation Campaign

    08/15/2014 4:40:39 PM PDT · by Ray76 · 15 replies
    American Thinker ^ | May 3, 2012 | Scott Swett
    "Trayvon," of course, is Trayvon Martin, the black 17-year-old who was killed two months ago in Florida. "Zimmerman" is George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch captain who shot him. Referring to Martin by his first name and Zimmerman by his last is just one small tactic in the national media campaign to make Martin's death an enduring symbol of white racism. The Trayvon campaign is accurately described as "disinformation" because deception is a fundamental part of its planning, strategy, and implementation. Leftist disinformation campaigns are common but not widely understood. This article is intended to make them easier to recognize, and...
  • Confessions Of A Russian Mail Order Bride

    08/14/2014 11:50:30 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 30 replies
    Caveman Circus ^ | July 18, 2014
    What did you do before you joined the mail order service? I just graduated from college. Why get into it? I was young and didn’t have clear intentions, just curiosity What was the appeal to the US? Russians have a romanticized vision of US – that is free, cool, and a land of opportunity. What were your perceptions of the US before you came? Has your experience been anything like what you were expected since your divorce? Perceptions before I came were shaped by Hollywood – so white picket fence and two story house with two kids and a dog....
  • Times Square Protest Not Spontaneous

    08/14/2014 9:48:14 PM PDT · by Ray76 · 35 replies
    Aug 15, 2014 | Ray76
    The protest in Times Square is not spontaneous but planned and coordinated http://news.ca.msn.com/top-stories/effort-of-love-cities-across-us-hold-vigils-for-michael-brown https://storify.com/FeministaJones/national-moment-of-silence-nmos14 planned and coordinated by “Feminista Jones” http://twitchy.com/2014/08/14/nmos14-vigils-demonstrations-protest-police-brutality-nationwide-photos/#disqus_thread http://feministajones.com/blog/ “Sex-Positive Feminism, Race, Politics, and Kinky Things” With help from ColorOfChange.org. "On August 9, 2014 a Ferguson police officer racially profiled and fatally shot unarmed, Black, 18-year-old, Michael Brown as he walked to his grandmother's residence with a friend." - ColorOfChange ColorOfChange.org was co-founded by James Rucker, former Director Of MoveOn.org. Rucker also co-founded the Secretary of State Project He is a member of the board of directors of the Southern Poverty Law Center
  • Could you, as a driver, handle the Autobahn?

    08/14/2014 5:39:21 PM PDT · by WesternCulture · 86 replies
    08/15/2014 | WesternCulture
    I used to consider myself a very competent driver. One day back in 2010, I accelerated my precious 200 hp Volvo V70 out of a boring ferry departing from a Danish harbor and felt I was ready for the legendary Autobahn. Rather immediately though, I got stopped by a bunch of German highway police officers. "Most welcome to Germany, but take it easy", I got told (off). I soon forgot all about these words. 10 minutes later I nearly caused an accident because I failed to understand there was a que developing just one kilometer ahead of me. However, several...
  • Ribbon and Tin

    08/13/2014 8:44:31 PM PDT · by EC1 · 19 replies
    Medals mean jack. I got a tobacco tin full of them going back a bunch of generations. They made no one's life better. Didn't put food on the table. A lot of them are of the "I was there" variety. Nothing exotic. No life or death charges, just people wanting not to die and usually succeeding. Yesterday I was privileged to watch the awarding of a DSO. It's a rare thing, a bit like the Medal of Honor, except you bleed for it but keep on breathing. Our only higher award is the Victoria Cross. That tends to be given...
  • Capital One QuickSilver.Are You Receiving Pre-Approvals After Receiving The Card?

    08/13/2014 7:33:45 PM PDT · by Cruz_West_Paul2016 · 20 replies
    I can't be the only one who has been pre-approved for the Quick-Silver Card,then I get in in the mail,a week later I am Pre-Approved for another one.So I applied for the second one,I was approved!,then today,I got my approval for another Quick-Silver Card!,I guess Capital One has so many millions of customers that they just cannot maintain their records to the extent where they finally stop sending pre-approvals for the same cards we already received.
  • Huge Throngs of American Muslims Across The Land Demonstrating Against ISIS Across The Land

    08/13/2014 11:40:54 AM PDT · by lbryce · 16 replies
    American Muslims Demonstrating Against ISIS And there you have it folks. America's fifth column hibernating in their sleeper cells.
  • New Home PO Mail Drop Off Box For A New America

    08/13/2014 11:20:00 AM PDT · by lbryce · 14 replies
    New Home PO Mail Drop Off Box For A New America
  • U.S. sends 130 more troops to Iraq

    08/12/2014 5:27:19 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 11 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | 8/12/14 | Robert Burns and Lolita C. Baldor - ap
    Another 130 U.S. troops arrived in Iraq on Tuesday on what the Pentagon described as a temporary mission to assess the scope of the humanitarian crisis facing thousands of displaced Iraqi civilians trapped on Sinjar Mountain. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced the deployment in remarks to Marines at Camp Pendleton, California. "This is not a combat boots on the ground kind of operation," Hagel said.
  • How to deal with diseases in long term survival situations

    08/12/2014 3:59:02 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 43 replies
    SHTF School ^ | 8/11/14 | Selco
    They also say that there is no way of some doomsday scenario of sick person getting onto regular flight, contaminating everyone, because it spreads through body fluids only etc. All good info, but somewhere at the end of article there is one sentence that goes like this: „… so there is clearly no reason for panic…“ As I said few times before, whenever someone from government, law enforcement, or similar says „no reason for panic“ I get strong urge to buy more ammo (food, water, gas masks…). OK, I’m a burned man and had bad experience from listening to similar...
  • Why the White House Ignored All Those Warnings About ISIS [Playing Politics With Lives]

    08/11/2014 9:21:04 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 9 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | August11, 2014
    07.06.14 Why the White House Ignored All Those Warnings About ISIS Team Obama was told, over and over, that the Iraqi army couldn’t stop a terror group that was ready to pounce. But Washington was a prisoner to its paradox of an Iraq policy. On November 1, 2013, Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki visited the White House, and made a rather stunning request. Maliki, who celebrated when the last U.S. troops left his country in 2011, asked Obama to quietly send the military back into Iraq and help his beleagured Air Force develop targets for air strikes; that’s how serious...
  • Obama Is Responsible for the Deaths in Iraq

    08/11/2014 7:22:14 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 16 replies
    American Thinker ^ | August11, 2014 | Jim Yardley
    August 11 Obama Is Responsible for the Deaths in Iraq By Jim Yardley ISIS, ISIL, the Islamic State, or whatever it’s called today is a group of homicidal thugs, drunk on their own sense of power and bolstered by their military successes in Syria, Lebanon, and Iraq. Thousands have been murdered – and not just by a bullet to the head, but decapitated while they are alive. Thousands of women and children have been slaughtered. For those who think that the only “war on women” is perpetrated by Republicans who think that if women want abortifacients, they should pay for...
  • President Barack Obama’s Wandering Eyes Go Right Down A Girl’s Dress – See The Pic!

    08/10/2014 12:59:04 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 103 replies
    Radaronline ^ | Posted on Jul 23, 2014 @ 9:03AM
    President Barack Obama’s Wandering Eyes Go Right Down A Girl’s Dress – See The Pic! Jul 23, 2014 A recent college grad got a lot more than a presidential handshake when she introduced President Barack Obama at a recent speech in Denver, Colorado. According to a shocking new report in The National ENQUIRER, the Commander-in-Chief’s eyes wandered all the way down the young woman’s dress — and RadarOnline.com has all the details of the awkward encounter. The cozy clutch took onlookers by such surprise that they even called him “a perv,” according to the magazine. The unknowing and pretty girl...
  • National Veterans Wheelchair Games - August 12-17 - Philadelphia, PA

    08/10/2014 12:07:26 PM PDT · by airborne · 2 replies
    The National Veterans Wheelchair Games (NVWG) is a sports and rehabilitation program for military service veterans who use wheelchairs for sports competition due to spinal cord injuries, amputations or certain neurological problems. Attracting more than 500 athletes each year, the NVWG is the largest annual wheelchair sports event in the world. The presenters of this event are committed to improving the quality of life for veterans with disabilities and fostering better health through sports competition. While past Games have produced a number of national and world-class champions, the Games also provide opportunities for newly-disabled veterans to gain sports skills and...
  • VANITY---How Can I Get an Astorino Lawn Sign????

    08/09/2014 3:06:18 PM PDT · by AbolishCSEU · 23 replies
    I've been trying till I'm blue in the face to get an Astorino Lawn Sign!!
  • Liberal Nicolle Wallace Is the New 'Conservative' Host on The View?

    08/09/2014 3:40:04 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | August 8, 2014 | Scott Whitlock
    According to speculation by the Daily Mail on Friday, Nicolle Wallace, a liberal Republican who worked on John McCain's 2008 campaign and famously feuded with Sarah Palin, has been selected to fill the "conservative" seat on ABC's The View. The rumor comes a day after the producer of the left-wing Rachel Maddow Show was hired to run the ABC chat show. Daily Mail writer Topper Toussaint claimed, "Commentator S.E. Cupp was also considered, but clashed with Rosie [O'Donnell]." He added, "'Rosie told her that her approach was just like Elisabeth Hasselbeck, which did not sit well,' according to the show...
  • Shake-up at The View: Two relative unknowns chosen to fill seats vacated by McCarthy and Shepherd

    08/08/2014 9:47:34 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies
    The London Daily Mail ^ | August 7, 2014 | Topper Toussaint
    It is one of the hottest gigs in daytime television. And MailOnline can reveal that producers of The View will surprise audiences next season, when they replace departing hosts Jenny McCarthy and Sherri Shepherd with two relative unknowns. Political commentator Nicolle Wallace and October Gonzalez (wife of NFL star Tony) are expected to join Whoopi Goldberg and Rosie O'Donnell in September. Wallace, 42, is a novelist and political commentator for MSNBC who has appeared as a guest on The View. The former communications chief to George W. Bush, she will fill its 'conservative' hot seat vacated by Jenny McCarthy. She...
  • Ask Andrew W.K.: My Dad Is a Right-Wing [expletive]

    08/08/2014 12:55:37 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 52 replies
    The Village Voice ^ | August 6, 2014 | Andrew W.K.
    Hi Andrew, I'm writing because I just can't deal with my father anymore. He's a 65-year-old super right-wing conservative who has basically turned into a total [expletive] intent on ruining our relationship and our planet with his politics. I'm more or less a liberal democrat with very progressive values and I know that people like my dad are going to destroy us all. I don't have any good times with him anymore. All we do is argue. When I try to spend time with him without talking politics or discussing any current events, there's still an underlying tension that makes...