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  • Leftists finally admit it: Islam isn’t peaceful

    12/07/2017 10:05:36 AM PST · by rickmichaels · 9 replies
    Ptriot Retort ^ | December 7, 2017 | Diann Russell
    Odd, isn’t it? President Trump finally does what Presidents Clinton, Bush and Obama promised to do. He announces the move of the US Embassy to Jerusalem. And suddenly, Leftists are rending garments and gnashing teeth over the impending violence that will erupt from Muslims in the Middle East. Violence from Muslims in the Middle East … is that new? Senator Dianne Feinstein who, in 1995 voted to move the US Embassy to Jerusalem, wrote a letter to President Trump pointing out: "Doing so would spark violence, further alienate the United States and undermine the prospects of a two-state solution."She went...
  • Los Angeles area congresswoman arrested during immigration protest on Capitol Hill

    12/07/2017 9:53:07 AM PST · by simpson96 · 13 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 12/7/2017 | Sarah D. Wire
    Rep. Judy Chu was arrested at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday during a demonstration calling on Congress to find a legislative fix for the legal status of hundreds of thousands of people brought into the country illegally as children. Chu (D-Monterey Park), sitting in the first row of protesters on the Capitol steps and holding a banner that said “Defend our immigrant communities,” was among the first people arrested after Capitol Police repeatedly ordered the protesters to leave. Before the arrest, she attended a nearby rally in support of the so-called Dreamers and made it clear she intended to get...
  • Apple releases macOS High Sierra 10.13.2

    12/07/2017 8:48:56 AM PST · by Swordmaker · 29 replies
    MacDailyNews ^ | December 6, 2017
    Apple today released macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 which improves the stability, compatibility and security of your Mac, and is recommended for all users. This update:• Improves compatibility with certain third-party USB audio devices • Improves VoiceOver navigation when viewing PDF documents in Preview • Improves compatibility of Braille displays with MailFor more information on the security content of Apple software updates, please visit this website: info and download link (File Size: 2.08 GB) here.System Requirements:This update is recommended for all Macs running macOS High Sierra 10.13.1. For all other systems running macOS High Sierra, please install 10.13.2 via Mac...
  • Melania Trump, Karen Pence stop at Whataburger, treat press to french fries (photos)

    12/07/2017 8:45:04 AM PST · by simpson96 · 46 replies ^ | 12/7/2017 | Staff
    CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — During a trip to Texas to visit first responders who worked with the Hurricane Harvey relief effort, first lady Melania Trump and second lady Karen Pence stopped at Whataburger to get their fast food fix, ABC News reports. White House Communications Director Stephanie Grisham tweeted a picture of Trump and Pence at a Whataburger in Corpus Christi Wednesday afternoon. The tweet read, “On our way out of town, @FLOTUS & @SecondLady decided to stop in to @Whataburger for some lunch! The American chain opened its 1st restaurant in Corpus Christi, TX in 1950!” Reporters said the...
  • TWITTER VIDEO: Man saving wild rabbit from SoCal flames - the best of humanity

    12/07/2017 8:29:47 AM PST · by doug from upland · 39 replies
    twitter ^ | 12-7-17
    Watch the video of a man near the fire saving one of God's helpless creatures. Man is capable of so much evil and of so much kindness and humanity.
  • Lindsey Vonn: I won't be representing US President at Winter Olympics

    12/07/2017 7:56:33 AM PST · by ColdOne · 151 replies ^ | 12/7/17 | Christina Macfarlane, Ursin Caderas and John Sinnott
    St Moritz, Switzerland (CNN)A number of US athletes have spoken out against Donald Trump during his presidency -- and skier Lindsey Vonn has become the latest to have her say. Targeting Olympic gold at February's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, Vonn is in St. Moritz, Switzerland, where she spoke passionately about what it means to compete for the US ski team. "Well I hope to represent the people of the United States, not the president," Vonn told CNN's Alpine Edge.
  • Browns fire Sashi Brown

    12/07/2017 7:52:13 AM PST · by C19fan · 25 replies
    NBC Sports ^ | December 7, 2017 | Michael David Smith
    The Sashi Brown era in Cleveland is over. Brown, who ran Cleveland’s personnel department the last two years, was fired this morning, according to ESPN.
  • Archaeologists think they’ve found Santa’s bones

    12/07/2017 7:30:50 AM PST · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 28 replies
    NY ^ | 12/7/17 | By Mike Wehner, BGR
    Archaeologists think they’ve found Santa’s bones Santa season is here and on December 25 many young children will be tearing open gifts they believe were dropped off by an incredibly efficient delivery man who swooped down their chimneys and bestowed presents upon them. Santa, as children today think of him, is of course not real (sorry), but the mythical figure is based on what some believe was a real-life saint and now archaeologists believe they’ve got his bones. Researchers from Oxford University have been studying human remains that, legend says, are those of St Nicholas. Hailing from the fourth century,...
  • The magnificent flying machines of WWII and their deadly payloads: Colourised images

    12/07/2017 7:03:42 AM PST · by mairdie · 38 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 5 December 2017 | Kelly Mclaughlin
    Striking images of fighter planes and bombs used during the Second World War have been brought into the twenty-first century after being expertly colourised. The vivid colour images show crashed aircraft engulfed in flames, captured Nazi prototype planes, and military troops working to get jets and bombs into working condition.
  • Dec 7, Remember Pearl Harbor!

    12/07/2017 6:54:36 AM PST · by itsLUCKY2B · 3 replies
    Remember Pearl Harbor!
  • FBI Director Christopher Wray testifies at a House Judiciary Committee oversight heariing LIVE

    12/07/2017 6:49:09 AM PST · by Golden Eagle · 50 replies
    C-Span 3 ^ | December 7, 2017 1000 EST | C-Span 3
    DECEMBER 7, 2017 FBI Oversight FBI Director Christopher Wray testifies at a House Judiciary Committee oversight hearing. Airing LIVE Thursday, Dec 07 10:00am EST on C-SPAN3
  • Man waving a Palestinian flag and yelling ‘Allahu Akbar’ smashes Jewish restaurant’s windows[tr]

    12/07/2017 6:40:29 AM PST · by C19fan · 25 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | December 7, 2017 | Sara Malm
    A man waving a Palestinian flag launched an attack on a Jewish restaurant in Amsterdam just hours after Trump announced that the US now recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Video filmed by a bystander shows the man using a piece of wood to smash in the windows of the kosher venue in Willemspark, one of Amsterdam's most affluent neighbourhoods, on Thursday morning. The man was reportedly screaming 'Allahu Akbar' - God is Great - during the attack on the restaurant, which a Dutch Jewish organisation has branded 'an act of terror'.
  • Cops: Woman parks in Northport chief’s spot, caught with weed

    12/07/2017 6:25:10 AM PST · by Gamecock · 11 replies
    Newsday ^ | December 6, 2017 | John Valenti
    It was a scene, Northport police Chief Bill Ricca said, right out of one of those 1970s Cheech and Chong movies. Think “Up in Smoke.” On Monday evening, Ricca said, Arielle Bonnici, 26, of Huntington, drove her 2001 Jeep to Northport Village Justice Court to answer a summons she’d been issued on May 11 for unlawful possession of marijuana.
  • Remembering Pearl Harbor

    12/07/2017 6:10:54 AM PST · by SandRat · 16 replies
    Sierra Vista Herald ^ | David Rookhuyzen
    Local residents recall date that will live in infamy SIERRA VISTA — Thomas Stoney Sr. still vividly remembers the paper that morning. It was a copy of the News and Courier, a paper his older brother, Oliver, delivered in his hometown of Charleston, South Carolina. His father had it on the kitchen counter that Sunday morning, where Stoney could catch a glimpse of the shocking news splashed across the front page. “The big headline: The Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, and it was an extra edition,” Stoney recalled Wednesday at his Sierra Vista home 76 years later. At the time, Dec....
  • 1991 Documentary - Remembering Pearl Harbor: The 50th Anniversary

    12/07/2017 6:10:49 AM PST · by mairdie · 2 replies
    YouTube ^ | 1991
    A documentary hosted by Edward Woodward on the 50th anniversary of Pearl Harbor.
  • Tips for coping with the holiday stress

    12/07/2017 5:25:47 AM PST · by SandRat · 17 replies
    Sierra Vista Herald ^ | Cenpatico IC
    With the holidays now upon us,Cenpatico Integrated Care (Cenpatico IC) is offering helpful advice to handle the stress of the season. While this is usually considered a happy time for most people, the season can be extremely difficult for some. It is not uncommon to feel overwhelmed because there is so much to do. For others, this can be a challenging time due to economic problems, the recent loss of a loved one, or other issues. This time can lead to feelings of sadness, loneliness or depression. Here are some steps that can be taken to help overcome the “holiday...
  • Tennessee offers head-coaching job to Alabama DC Jeremy Pruitt, sources say

    12/07/2017 5:23:19 AM PST · by C19fan · 21 replies
    ESPN ^ | December 7, 2017 | Chris Low
    The University of Tennessee's circuitous head-coaching search, which has taken on just about every twist imaginable, is nearing an end, as the Volunteers are finalizing a deal with Alabama defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt, sources told ESPN. Tennessee expects to announce Pruitt as its football coach on Thursday, and a press conference to introduce him is planned for later in the day. Sources told ESPN that Pruitt plans to stay on as Alabama's defensive coordinator through the College Football Playoff, while pulling double duty as the Vols' head coach and spearheading their recruiting efforts and putting together his staff at Tennessee.
  • Transgender weightlifter wins silver medal after social media abuse

    12/07/2017 5:21:41 AM PST · by C19fan · 76 replies
    Yahoo ^ | December 6, 2017 | Sam Cooper
    Even after being on the receiving end of abuse on social media, Laurel Hubbard, a transgender weightlifter from New Zealand, won silver at the IWF World Weightlifting Championships. According to New Zealand news website, Hubbard, 39, became the first New Zealander to medal at the world championships in the event’s history, which dates back to 1891, when she finished second behind American Sarah Robles in the super-heavyweights division Tuesday in Anaheim, California. Hubbard lifted a total of 606 pounds while Robles, the first American to win a worlds title since 1994, lifted 626 pounds.
  • Historical photos of Pearl Harbor attack on December 7, 1941

    12/07/2017 4:22:43 AM PST · by simpson96 · 31 replies
    L.A. Daily News ^ | 12/6/2017 | Miriam Velasquez
    President Franklin Roosevelt called December 7, 1941, “a date which will live in infamy.” On that day, Japanese planes attacked the United States Naval Base at Pearl Harbor. The bombing killed more than 2,400 Americans. It completely destroyed the American battleship U.S.S. Arizona and capsized the U.S.S. Oklahoma. The attack brought the United States into World War II. The attack sank or beached a total of twelve ships and damaged nine others. 160 aircraft were destroyed and 150 others damaged. The attack took the country by surprise, especially the ill-prepared Pearl Harbor base. December 7, 2017 marks the 76th anniversary...
  • Entrepreneurship

    12/07/2017 4:22:04 AM PST · by sodpoodle · 7 replies
    email from a friend | 12/7/2017 | unknown
    Jewish Tie Salesman A fleeing Taliban terrorist, desperate for water, was plodding through the Afghan desert when he saw something far off in the distance.  Hoping to find water, he hurried toward the mirage, only to find a very frail little old Jewish man standing at a small makeshift display rack - selling ties.   The Taliban terrorist asked, "Do you have water?   The Jewish man replied, "I have no water.  Would you like to buy a tie? They are only $5."   The Taliban shouted hysterically, "Idiot Infidel!  I do not need such an over-priced western adornment -...