HOME/ABOUT  Prayer  SCOTUS  ProLife  BangList  Aliens  StatesRights  ConventionOfStates  WOT  HomosexualAgenda  GlobalWarming  Corruption  Taxes  Congress  Fraud  MediaBias  GovtAbuse  Tyranny  Obama  ObamaCare  Elections  Layoffs  NaturalBornCitizen  FastandFurious  OPSEC  Benghazi  Libya  IRS  Scandals  TalkRadio  TeaParty  FreeperBookClub  HTMLSandbox  FReeperEd  FReepathon  CopyrightList  Copyright/DMCA Notice  Donate

Dear FRiends, Your loyal support makes Free Republic possible and your continuing participation makes FR the number one grassroots pro-life conservative forum on the planet! If you have not yet made your donation, please click here and do so now. Thank you very much, Jim Robinson

Or by mail to: Free Republic, LLC - PO Box 9771 - Fresno, CA 93794
Free Republic 2nd Quarter Fundraising Target: $88,000 Receipts & Pledges to-date: $31,132
35%  
Woo hoo!! And the first 35% is in!! Thank you all very much!!

Conspiracy (Bloggers & Personal)

Brevity: Headers | « Text »
  • In Defense of Looting

    04/26/2015 9:28:02 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 37 replies
    The New Inquiry ^ | August 21, 2014 | Willie Osterweil
    For most of America’s history, one of the most righteous anti-white supremacist tactics available was looting. As protests in Ferguson continued unabated one week after the police killing of Michael Brown, Jr., zones of Twitter and the left media predominantly sympathetic to the protesters began angrily criticizing looters. Some claimed that white protesters were the ones doing all of the looting and property destruction, while others worried about the stereotypical and damaging media representation that would emerge. It also seems that there were as many protesters (if not more) in the streets of Ferguson working to prevent looting as there...
  • Gay Businessman Who Hosted Cruz Event Apologizes

    04/26/2015 5:02:34 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 68 replies
    The New York Times' First Draft ^ | April 26, 2015 | Maggie Haberman
    Ian Reisner, one of the two gay hoteliers facing boycott calls for hosting an event for Senator Ted Cruz, who is adamantly opposed to gay marriage, apologized to the gay community for showing “poor judgment.” Mr. Reisner put the apology on Facebook, where a page calling for a boycott of his properties, the gay-friendly OUT NYC hotel and his Fire Island Pines holdings, had gotten more than 8,200 “likes” by Sunday evening. “I am shaken to my bones by the e-mails, texts, postings and phone calls of the past few days. I made a terrible mistake,” wrote Mr. Reisner. The...
  • Conservatives and Christians More Inclusive, Tolerant Than Progressives?

    04/26/2015 10:21:32 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | April 26, 2015 | Fuzzy Slippers
    It certainly seems so. This week has been very revealing in terms of what conservatives actually think and what progressives imagine we think. The “big” question that kicked it all off was “would you attend a gay wedding?” This was, apparently, supposed to separate the knuckle-dragging haters on the right from the sophisticated and pious leftists. John Nolte writes: "Another Republican presidential hopeful, Florida Senator Marco Rubio, made all kinds of headlines when he said something that would not surprise anyone who has spent any amount of time with a conservative Christian — that he would attend a same sex...
  • Schlafly warns America 'may be at a breaking point already'

    04/25/2015 11:01:10 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    WorldNetDaily ^ | April 26, 2015
    Expected surge of immigrants to push U.S. to 'European model of state control'Only eight short years from now, immigrants will make up a record-high 14.8 percent of the total U.S. population, and longtime conservative leader Phyllis Schlafly views the rising tide of newcomers as a purposeful attack on the country. By the nation’s own president. “It’s deliberate,” Schlafly told WND in an interview. “It’s not any accident. It’s because Obama and his friends are letting all these people in who don’t want to be Americans, who don’t want to speak English.” The Census Bureau projected last month that the U.S....
  • New Jersey man denied gun permit for crime he didn’t commit

    04/25/2015 1:47:11 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 49 replies
    Hot Air ^ | April 25, 2015 | Jazz Shaw
    Welcome to the Garden State. Just leave your guns at the border, please. Local news outlets are reporting on a court case which has recently come to a close wherein a citizen, identified only as Z.L., had applied for a gun permit in 2013. Keep in mind that this is not a permit to carry… just to be able to purchase and own a gun. He was turned down because the background investigation revealed that he had been arrested on a domestic violence charge fifteen years earlier. But he was aquitted on the charge, so we should be able to...
  • The Tangled Clinton Web

    04/25/2015 6:40:27 AM PDT · by Utilizer · 31 replies
    YouTube ^ | 24 April 2015 | iizthatiiz
    For those of you who were unable to watch the FoxNews special last night just as I was, here is but one of several vids posted on YouTube showing the program. Watch and save it before it gets flagged as "hateful" or Right-Wing Conspiracy propaganda or something by the loony libs!
  • Militant Progressives Message to America: Even Gays Will Be Made To Care

    04/24/2015 9:56:12 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies
    Townhall ^ | April 25, 2015 | Bryan Pruitt, director, RedState
    If you thought it would end with small town pizza parlors in Indiana and Oregon cake bakers, you would be wrong. The enforcement of militant liberal orthodoxy, having claimed a few scalps from moderate-income Christian business owners, now sets its sights even higher. Our Editor Erick said over two years ago that “You Will Be Made To Care” and most people thought he was speaking just to evangelical Christians. Who would have guessed such a short time ago that the leftist thought police had much bigger plans in store. Everyone, and I mean everyone, will be brought to heel. The...
  • Liberation Theology: The fruit of Communism and Freemasonry

    04/24/2015 12:52:37 PM PDT · by cleghornboy · 29 replies
    La Salette Journey ^ | April 24, 2015 | Paul Melanson
    Writing for National Review, Ion Mihai Pacepa explains that, "Liberation theology, of which not much has been heard for two decades, is back in the news. But what is not being mentioned is its origins. It was not invented by Latin American Catholics. It was developed by the KGB. The man who is now the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, secretly worked for the KGB under the code name “Mikhailov” and spent four decades promoting liberation theology, which we at the top of the Eastern European intelligence community nicknamed Christianized Marxism." See here. Rita Biesemans, in a...
  • Pearland ignores own law/Cruz couldn't care less about me/Then Mod Strikes me with ZOT

    04/24/2015 10:02:54 AM PDT · by CraigHenry · 145 replies
    Personal experience | 04/24/2015 | CraigHenry
    The City of Pearland, TX completely ignored its own code of ordinances in order to assess a fine against me over an animal I never owned. I proved my case in open court, but my evidence was ignored. I e-mailed Ted Cruz because he purports to be a champion of citizens' rights and principles. I asked for his help, but he couldn't even trouble himself to respond let alone offer any assistance. I guess he only supports individuals who can help fill his campaign coffers. Yessir, your tax dollars at work. Makes me proud to be a Texas conservative voter.
  • Holder’s Corrupt Legacy Lives On in Loretta Lynch

    04/24/2015 7:48:40 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 16 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/24/15 | Arnold Ahlert
    The lawless Attorney General’s perfect successor In a move destined to leave a bitter taste in the mouths of many Americans, the GOP-controlled Senate confirmed Loretta Lynch, currently U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of New York, as United States Attorney General. The 56-43 vote occurred after a delay of more than five months, and Lynch was put over the top when 10 Republicans broke ranks with their colleagues to confirm Eric Holder’s successor. Those Republicans are Kelly Ayotte (NH), Orrin Hatch (UT), Lindsey Graham (SC), Susan Collins (ME), Jeff Flake (AZ), Mark Kirk (IL), Rob Portman (OH), Thad Cochran...
  • Obama Winning War on Suburbs- US Apartment Construction Soars, Home Ownership Tanks to 20-Yr Low

    04/23/2015 9:55:57 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 21 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 23 April 2015 | Reaganite Republican
    Covert scheme to cram us all into socialist cities and  'compact' America along Euro lines moving along briskly... Our disingenuous, hyper-left president's myriad hidden agendas are hard to keep track of sometimes, but one that caught my eye a couple years back was betrayed in a 2012 book by Stanley Kurtz: Obama aims to destroy the famed American suburban lifestyle, cram us all into tight city neighborhoods, spike the price of gas/taxes, put us in 30-mi-range electric cars, etc. The idea is to end urban sprawl while mixing cities and suburbs into one tighter, mediocre mix. Like court-ordered bussing destroyed schools...
  • Milwaukee County DA John Chisholm’s Actions Against Conservatives Are Unlawful & UnAmerican

    04/23/2015 1:20:31 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 19 replies
    The American Spectator ^ | April 22, 2015 | Aaron Goldstein
    If you haven't read David French's piece in NRO concerning the John Doe investigations and the tactics deployed in them under the direction of liberal Democrat Milwaukee County DA John Chisholm, please do so.A number of conservative activists in Wisconsin who had the temerity to support Governor Scott Walker and his efforts to curb public sector unions found their homes raided by police,their property confiscated and were told by the authorities they could tell no one about what happened not even their attorneys. This was done under the order of Chisholm who has also directly targeted Walker in a John...
  • An Earth Day call to ban fracking across this land

    04/22/2015 10:54:03 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    The New York Daily News ^ | April 22, 2015 | Mark Ruffalo, actor and director
    Just say no, Obama. Flaming water, poisoned air and destroyed lives — that’s what I found when I traveled to Dimock, Pa., in 2009 to see the impacts of fracking firsthand. Six years later, this tragic story is one shared by countless Americans, too many of them with no choice in the matter. Ten years after the Bush-Cheney administration exempted fracking from key parts of some of our nation’s most important environmental and public health laws, including the Safe Drinking Water Act, Clean Water Act and Clean Air Act, the science is finally catching up to the process — and...
  • Civil lawsuit to be filed Thursday in Michael Brown's death

    04/22/2015 9:19:28 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Lawyers for the parents of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old who was fatally shot by a white police officer in a St. Louis suburb, announced Wednesday night that they planned to file a civil lawsuit the following day against the city of Ferguson. Attorneys for the family said in a statement Wednesday night that the wrongful death lawsuit would be filed Thursday....
  • "Why reading IS phonics" (video)

    04/22/2015 1:48:12 PM PDT · by BruceDeitrickPrice · 24 replies
    YouTube ^ | April 21, 2015 | Bruce Deitrick Price
    This short graphic video explains why phonics is what matters, and almost everything else they add in the public schools is a waste of time. When possible, the Education Establishment will banish phonics on the grounds that it is irrelevant and doesn't work. But even when they admit some phonics into the schools, these malevolent ideologues will try to encumber the whole learning process to such a degree that children learn at half-speed, if they learn at all. All the phonics experts say they can teach almost all children to read in the first grade. That should be the gold...
  • Is Marco Rubio an anchor-baby?

    04/22/2015 12:06:18 PM PDT · by thetallguy24 · 35 replies
    Self ^ | 04/22/15 | Self
    Since Marco Rubio was born in the U.S. to the parents that were not U.S. citizens, does that make him an anchor baby? I personally think at least one parent should be a U.S. citizen before citizenship is granted upon birth. I haven't really seen many people talking about this.
  • I keep getting logged out...

    04/22/2015 5:12:08 AM PDT · by don-o · 46 replies
    April 22, 2015 | don-o
    It started a couple days ago. I am set for "convenient" which is supposed to keep one logged in when one closes a tab or browser. Yes I have AV and malware scan done. No I have not changed my cookie policy No I do not want to get a Mac.
  • Operation Choke Point Strikes Again: Banks Shut Down Business Accounts of Co. Owned by Fmr Marine

    04/21/2015 6:15:31 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies
    Breitbart's Big Government ^ | April 21, 2015 | Michael Patrick Leahy
    Operation Choke Point, the Obama administration’s under-the-radar project involving the Department of Justice, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) whose goal is to shut down industries it does not like by “choking off” their banking relationships, is taking aim at another business. Brian Lynn, CEO of a Jacksonville, Florida based payday lending company that operates 26 stores in Florida, Georgia and Alabama under the Speedy Cash and Lending Bear brands, has been in business for more than 20 years. He confirms to Breitbart News that two major banks closed his company’s accounts with...
  • School Teachers Worsen Racial Conflict With Dishonest “BLACK LIVES MATTER” Propaganda In Classrooms

    04/21/2015 1:25:39 PM PDT · by IChing · 10 replies
    ClashDaily.com ^ | 4/20/15 | Donald Joy
    Not far from the burned-out ruins of the city of Ferguson, a bunch of lily-white activist teachers at the Parkway School District in the St. Louis suburbs have seen fit to pose for a series of pictures in their classrooms, staring into the camera holding preprinted signs which say “BLACK LIVES MATTER” in bold lettering. Scroll down to see the pictures. Along with the pictures of teachers holding the signs are pictures of black students posing with related racial-grievance oriented propaganda signs, hung with string from around their necks, and plastered all over a bulletin board behind one black student...
  • Putin’s Action Hero: How Steven Seagal Became the Kremlin’s Unlikeliest Envoy

    04/20/2015 10:23:21 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies
    BuzzFeed News ^ | April 20, 2015 | Max Seddon, world correspondent and Rosie Gray, reporter
    The Russian president stunned Barack Obama when he proposed Steven Seagal as an intermediary between Washington and Moscow. Max Seddon and Rosie Gray tell the extraordinary story of the faded action star’s dalliances with the Kremlin. Vladimir Putin knew his relationship with the United States was nearing breaking point when he met Barack Obama in Lough Erne, a picturesque lakeside golf resort in Northern Ireland, on the sidelines of the G-8 summit in June 2013. The Russian and U.S. presidents had never gotten along. Putin spent their first meeting on the porch of his residence in Novo-Ogarevo, outside Moscow, in...
  • George Soros’ son builds a PAC for Jewish voters

    04/20/2015 9:44:56 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    The Politico ^ | April 20, 2015 | Tarini Parti
    The son of Democratic mega-donor George Soros is gearing up to play a more active role in the 2016 election with the launch of new political action committee focused on representing the views of Jewish Americans — beyond foreign policy. Alex Soros, 29, who has steadily increased his political and philanthropic giving in recent years, has helped establish Bend the Arc PAC, the first ever national Jewish political action committee in America focused entirely on domestic issues. Bend the Arc, a non-profit, has an advocacy arm chaired by the younger Soros but has not previously had a political action committee....
  • MIDDLE EAST CRISIS-OBAMA BUILT THAT

    04/20/2015 6:46:43 PM PDT · by Danny Jeffrey · 12 replies
    Fix Bayonets ^ | April 20, 2015 | Danny Jeffrey
    I am certain that most of my readers have heard the Joseph Stalin quote "The death of one man is a tragedy, the death of millions is a statistic." Only a totally heartless human being could have such an outlook. One such a man is Barrack Hussein Obama, and he is proving it every single day. Several years ago when fifty one percent of this nation were singing Obama's praises, a large portion of the remaining forty nine percent were saying that Obama was incompetent. I have never believed that; writing instead that his apparent incompetence was actually a carefully...
  • Wisconsin Burning

    04/20/2015 10:06:58 AM PDT · by grandpa jones · 4 replies
    nuke's-n2l's ^ | 4-20-15 | nuke
    It is hardly a new concept. The very same Democrat Party used these tactics over 50 years ago in my home state of Mississippi. The primary enforcers of Party doctrine in those days was the Ku Klux Klan. The victims were Black Americans who wanted nothing more than to exercise their First Amendment rights, and to participate in the political process and vote. In turn, they were subjected to harassment, intimidation, and much, much worse. It didn’t end with a kumbaya moment of clarity on the part of the Democrats-In-Charge. No, it ended with the exposure of the criminal activity,...
  • Sen. Corker Wants to Appoint Obama as Dictator

    04/20/2015 5:01:56 AM PDT · by lifeofgrace · 21 replies
    Charting Course ^ | 4/20/15 | Steve Berman
    Sen. Bob Corker has authored a bill to hand President Obama the Imperium Magnum—in Rome it was called “dictator”—in regards to his caplituating “deal” with Iran.  In doing so, he has not only trashed the Constitution, but also the Senate’s own rules, bestowing an authority never intended for the chief executive to possess. The Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee has authority, by Senate Rule XXX, to act upon treaties, but Corker, along with Sen. Robert Menendez and 91%-certain-to-be-running-for-president Sen. Lindsey Graham, have come up with a scheme to make it appear as if the Senate opposed Obama’s nuclear dalliance with Iran’s regime,...
  • 10 Secret Societies That Influenced History

    04/19/2015 4:52:45 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 40 replies
    Hudson Valley News Network ^ | March 28, 2015 | Frank De Raffele
    Here is an Interesting Top Ten List. Did you know of these Secret Societies that existed throughout our history? Ever since recorded time, secret societies have fascinated and frightened us. Since mystery is encoded into their DNA, secret societies are easy fodder for conspiracy theorists or lazy students who seek simple explanations for history’s many catastrophes. These secret societies, however, did indeed influence the world around them, and the reverberations of their teachings and actions are with us to this very day. 10. The Secret Six Because it was one of the most glamorous moments in the history of American...
  • MAKING EXCUSES FOR ISLAM

    04/19/2015 3:06:43 PM PDT · by Danny Jeffrey · 24 replies
    Fix Bayonets ^ | April 9, 2015 | Danny Jeffrey
    As the days of America's future dwindle down to a precious few I take to my keyboard with a self imposed mission, that being to record the fall and a hope to minimize our casualties. I have long since come to terms with the reality that through America's collapse the death toll will be staggering and the misery felt by all so very hard to bear that many will break under the strain. My coming to terms with another reality is far more difficult, that being that so very few are even aware of the danger. They live comfortably in...
  • Was it Girl Friend references that Hillary really cleared from her email records?

    04/19/2015 10:24:10 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 22 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 4/19/15 | George Spelvin
    Hillary Clinton’s E-mails might have mixed up the names of her alleged lesbian lovers (plus, perhaps, any salacious details of the ladies’ intimate relationships) with confidential information relating to her service as the U. S. Secretary of State according to a world exclusive story just being released by the NATIONAL ENQUIRER! (1) Perhaps that explains why the Presidential candidate, America’s former first lady, ERASED her personal E-mail accounts. Was she really trying to protect her lady lovers? In a full blown investigation by its staff of experienced reporters, the Enquirer details possible love affairs with the daughter of a highly...
  • Egyptian Government files suit against Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton

    04/19/2015 8:07:59 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 18 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 4/19/15 | Doug Book
    On March 11th, Coach is Right staff writer Ed Wood wrote the following in his CiR piece “All Quiet on the Western Front:” In addition to raining spiteful criticism upon Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu…President Obama has also chosen to petulantly ignore Egyptian President General Abdel Fatah al-Sisi as he demonstrates his own leadership abilities on the world stage. For years, Egypt and Israel have been our strongest (and perhaps only) allies in the Middle East. We have given Egypt upwards of $1.5 BILLION annually, second only to Israel in foreign aid commitments. But this was before the newly elected...
  • Jeb Bush: Maybe Medicare recipients should be required to sign advance directives (Terry Schiavo)

    04/17/2015 3:53:39 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    The Washington Post's Post Politics ^ | April 17, 2015 | Ed O'Keefe
    MANCHESTER, N.H. — Former Florida governor Jeb Bush on Friday once again defended his decision to intervene in the case of Terri Schiavo, a Florida woman whose death capped an intense national debate about ethics and politics, but also suggested that Medicare recipients should be required to outline end-of-life care plans before accepting the benefits. "I don’t think I would have changed anything," he said in response to a questioner during a "Politics and Eggs" breakfast here Friday. "I stayed within the constitutional responsibilities or authority that I had. We changed the law first and then a year later it...
  • For Queer People, There’s Already 2016 Election Fatigue (Yes, that's a real headline)

    04/17/2015 3:43:47 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies
    Yahoo! News / Takepart ^ | April 17, 2015 | Hugh Ryan
    Last month, Sen. Ted Cruz, the Texas Republican, became one of the first major candidates in the marathon slog that is our modern presidential election cycle. Usually, when I want to see people get hit while running an obstacle course, I binge-watch Wipeout, the popular ABC show. But as anyone on social media is certainly well aware, there is no escaping our country’s least-enjoyable reality show: America’s Next Top Presidential Candidate (until the Next One, and the Next One, and the One After That). This year, my election fatigue is already so bad, I won’t even watch political gaffes on...
  • Absent Lesser Charges Than Murder, Officer Michael Slager Will Go Free

    04/17/2015 10:33:50 AM PDT · by IChing · 105 replies
    ClashDaily.com ^ | 4/17/15 | Donald Joy
    The video of South Carolina police officer Michael Slager taking steady aim and repeatedly shooting the fleeing Walter Scott in the back is rather shocking and disturbing. It shows the horrible consequence of Slager completely following through on his decision to resort to deadly force when, after a foot chase and fierce physical fight, Scott looked to be turning the officer’s own taser against him. Some who have analyzed the incident and video closely know that the details are somewhat different than the authorities and media would have people know. http://theconservativetreehouse.com/2015/04/12/game-changer-or-paradigm-shift-walter-scott-shooting-enhanced-video-shows-officer-slager-with-taser-darts/comment-page-1/ The moment of decision looks to have happened so...
  • No, Ted Cruz, the 2nd Amendment doesn’t protect your right to rebellion

    04/17/2015 8:02:22 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 114 replies
    AMERICAblog ^ | April 17, 2015 | Jon Green
    Yesterday, TalkingPointsMemo reported that Texas Senator Ted Cruz sent an email to supporters urging them to send him money to make him president so that he could, as president, protect their right to violently overthrow the president. As the email read: The 2nd Amendment to the Constitution isn’t for just protecting hunting rights, and it’s not only to safeguard your right to target practice. It is a Constitutional right to protect your children, your family, your home, our lives, and to serve as the ultimate check against governmental tyranny — for the protection of liberty Cruz’s assertion was so absurd...
  • My Promise To Ted Cruz: I'll Buy A Gun To Fight Government Tyranny If You Win

    04/16/2015 4:07:36 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 72 replies
    Crooks and Liars ^ | April 16, 2015 | Karoli
    I really mean that. I think Ted Cruz has about as much chance of winning the GOP nomination as he does of becoming a Democrat in the next six months, but on the outside chance that something about him caught with Republican voters, I'll take the pledge now. As Sahil Kapur at TPM notes, most Republican candidates run on pro-gun stances, but they usually steer clear of suggesting that people should use their guns to revolt against government. This makes sense when you think about it, given that candidates are asking people to vote them into government. "The 2nd Amendment...
  • Ancient Rome would not stand for an ISIS camp eight miles from them, why is Obama doing nothing?

    04/16/2015 9:38:48 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 19 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 4/16/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    During the height of the glory years of ancient Rome its leaders grow in wealth and power by identifying threats and meeting them head on. Political correctness had no place in deliberations about what to do to counter threats. The Romans reached for their swords their banners and marched against them. Alas those days are gone. They have been blurred and erased by clever enemies who have worked diligently to place their agents deeply into the offices of power and authority in our government and civil life. Our government our media and our schools are corrupted by lies about the...
  • Bergdahl’s Biggest Worry Is Rare ‘Misbehavior Before the Enemy’ Charge

    04/16/2015 1:38:44 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    Foreign Policy Magazine's The Cable Blog ^ | March 30, 2015 | Kate Brannen
    n addition to desertion, Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl faces an unusual charge: misbehavior before the enemy. Of the two, it is the far more serious charge, carrying with it a maximum punishment of life behind bars, a dishonorable discharge, a reduction in rank, and the loss of the tens of thousands of dollars of pay and benefits Bergdahl earned after joining the military over six years ago. The misbehavior charge is so rare that there aren’t many examples of how the military justice system has handled it in the past. The Army said that it had such a case in...
  • The Father of Chelsea Clinton's Husband....Pleaded Guilty to Fraud....

    04/15/2015 8:37:10 PM PDT · by Reverend Saltine · 15 replies
    Snopes.com ^ | September 29, 2014 | Snopes
    http://www.snopes.com/politics/clintons/mezvinsky.asp "...'Fast Eddie' [Mezvinsky] got caught with his hand in the till. He cheated investors out of more than $10 million dollars. He went to prison for several years. This weekend, his son married Chelsea Clinton. Read more at http://www.snopes.com/politics/clintons/mezvinsky.asp#i2s7uTvAJedqrvge.99
  • ‘Climate disaster': Toronto’s ‘Exercise SUNKEN TREASURE’ coincides with ‘Jade Helm 15′

    04/15/2015 9:55:18 AM PDT · by patriotgal1787
    1776 Channel ^ | April 15, 2015 | Alan Jones
    A four-day emergency management exercise simulating a ‘climate change’ disaster during which heavy rain floods the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) of Ontario, Canada may have been rescheduled and now appears set to commence one day before the U.S. military’s ‘Operation Jade Helm 15.’
  • WHO IS Barack Hussein Obama? - "The Betrayal Papers Part V," now online

    04/15/2015 9:25:33 AM PDT · by patriotgal1787 · 7 replies
    The Radio Patriot ^ | April 15, 2015 | Andrea Shea King
    “A riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma” Has there ever been a president whose personal history is so murky, so questionable, and so baffling? All one must do is recall the allegations, still open for debate and research, that checker Obamaís background. Laid out below are some of these allegations, not to be proved or disproved, but to remind the reader that Obama’s personal history is replete with question marks.
  • Pernicious Junk Science

    04/15/2015 8:31:29 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 5 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 4/15/15 | Michael D. Shaw
    Those of us, of a certain age, remember the post-World War II promise of Science. Splitting the atom would bring us virtually unlimited cheap electrical power; antibiotics and vaccine technology (a la Salk/Sabin) would eliminate the scourge of infectious disease; and elucidation of the structure of DNA would lead to a cancer cure. But 60-odd years later, we have radioactive waste; terrifying antibiotic resistant pathogens; and despite spending hundreds of billions of dollars on cancer research and mapping the human genome, are no closer to that elusive cure. As to DNA, its greatest contribution has been to forensic science, which...
  • On Cuba, DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz is out of step with DNC, Obama

    04/15/2015 7:32:26 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 7 replies
    Nearly all politicians who support longstanding hardline U.S. policy toward Cuba tend to be Cuban-American, Republican or both. With one big exception: Weston U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz who happens to be the chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee. On Wednesday, after President Obama announced an historic deal to thaw the Cold War-era hostilities with Cuba, Wasserman Schultz was eerily quiet. Then, when Wasserman Schultz spoke, she was clearly out of step with the DNC. Consider the statements each issued and their timing: At 7:14 p.m., Wasserman Schultz's congressonal office released the most-tepid of statements that stopped well short of...
  • Ukraine: Which way to Europe and for Europe? [to Russia, of course]

    04/15/2015 3:25:05 AM PDT · by 1rudeboy · 1 replies
    The Kremlin (RT.com) ^ | April 14, 2015 17:33
    The Ukraine crisis served as a trigger for a broader crisis in the West-Russia relationship. Today, a year and a half after it started, what are the stakes and the bets? Firstly, the declared objective of the EU’s Ukraine policy is to have it firmly integrated in a Greater Europe, represented by the EU. Thus, it would influence Russia’s development in the right direction. We have no problem with that, all the more so that Ukraine’s transformation is long overdue and in everybody’s interest. But why acting secretly and unilaterally, rather than openly and multilaterally? We had always been told...
  • New Zoom Video -- The Walter Scott/Officer Slager Taser Struggle

    04/14/2015 5:58:20 PM PDT · by IChing · 71 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | 4/14/15 | sundance
    In the very first media reports of the shooting by South Carolina officer Michael Slager of Walter Scott the North Charleston police were quoted as follows (Saturday April 4th): FIRST MEDIA 4/4/15 […] Police in a matter of hours declared the occurrence at the corner of Remount and Craig roads a traffic stop gone wrong, alleging the dead man fought with an officer over his Taser before deadly force was employed. […] A statement released by North Charleston police spokesman Spencer Pryor said a man ran on foot from the traffic stop and an officer deployed his department-issued Taser in...
  • Trayvon Martin’s mom: ‘I didn’t sign up for this’

    04/14/2015 3:22:44 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 62 replies
    KOIN-TV ^ | April 14, 2015 | Staff
    PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN 6) — Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin, spoke in Portland Monday night about the loss of her son and the message she hopes his legacy will instill in others. The free event was sponsored by the YWCA of Greater Portland at Marantha Church on Northeast 12th Avenue. Fulton, whose teenage son was shot and killed by George Zimmerman in an incident that sparked a nationwide debate about race, talked about transforming the tragedy into social change. “It’s not a speech, it’s not a lecture,” Fulton said. “It’s a message.” The mother of two shared the...
  • The Department of Defense: God's Word is sexist hate speech

    04/14/2015 1:55:51 PM PDT · by cleghornboy · 13 replies
    La Salette Journey ^ | April 14, 2015 | Paul Melanson
    World Net Daily is reporting: A Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute course approved by the Department of Defense is under fire for labeling the Bible, the U.S. Constitution and the Declaration of Independence sexist materials. The Daily Caller reported the class given by the DEOMI, an organization with a mission to provide a “world-class human relations education,” was actually removed from the group’s website upon questioning. But the fact they were there at all – and approved by the Defense Department for use – was alarming enough to some who saw irony in the fact U.S. military service members are...
  • Ted Cruz: The constitution trumps public opinion (VIDEO)

    04/14/2015 10:20:53 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies
    Guns.com ^ | April 14, 2015 | Daniel Terrill
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK)“When it comes to Constitutional rights, what matters is what the Bill of Rights says. It doesn’t matter what might be popular at the moment,” said presidential hopeful Sen. Ted Cruz about voting against an expanded background check measure in April 2013. Cruz discussed his decision with Guns.com at the 2015 National Rifle Association’s annual convention in Nashville this past weekend, shortly after the Texas congressman spoke at a crowded convention center about gun rights. The legislation, often referred to as the Manchin-Toomey bill — introduced by Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin and Republican Sen. Pat Toomey — aimed to expand...
  • SSI Exclusive: Negotiating Rights Away. Cynical Secret "Deal With The Devil" Confirmed. NRA, ATF&

    04/13/2015 5:31:29 AM PDT · by marktwain · 12 replies
    Sipsey Street Irregulars ^ | 12 April, 2015 | Mike Vanderboegh
    SSI Exclusive: Negotiating Rights Away. Cynical Secret "Deal With The Devil" Confirmed. NRA, ATF& bi-partisan group of politicians agree to save ATF from itself and widen the definition of "sporting purposes." "A hole big enough to drive Diane Feinstein's limousine through." From the press room of the NRA National Meeting, Nashville, TN: Sipsey Street Irregulars can now confirm the broad outlines of a story first disclosed two days ago by National Gun Rights Examiner columnist David Codrea. Last week, a secret deal involving the National Rifle Association lobbying arm and brokered by politicians of both national political parties was struck...
  • Game Changer OR Paradigm Shift? Walter Scott Shooting: Enhanced Video Shows Slager W/ Taser Darts…

    04/12/2015 2:04:14 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 1 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | April 12, 2015 | Sundance
    Updated 4/12/15 2:15pm with additional video On the first day we saw the North Charleston, South Carolina, shooting video of Walter Scott by Officer Michael Slager we were as shocked as everyone. However, as our research now indicates, there is much more to the story. What we cover here in the latest update might just change the entire way the story continues… ◾Day #1 April 7th – The shock of the video ◾Day #2 April 8th – The community reaction/response ◾Day #3 April 9th – The video witness comes forth – The Dash Cam Video released ◾Day #4 April 10th...
  • What Obama Is: A Non-State, Non-Uniformed Enemy Belligerent

    04/12/2015 12:09:09 PM PDT · by VRW Conspirator · 8 replies
    Barnhardt ^ | April, 2015 | Ann Barnhardt
    Not to sound like a broken record (or skipping CD for you younglings), but I think one of the reasons I am struggling to summon the drive to comment on current events is the fact that nearly everything I read is built upon a false premise. And when you have to not just rebut conclusions, but the very premises those conclusions are built upon; when every single conversation, argument or exchange requires total remediation of the base premise, and no matter how many times you do this, no progress ever seems to be made… it gets tiring. So with regards...
  • Game Changer OR Paradigm Shift ?--Walter Scott Shooting: Enhanced Video Shows Officer Slager With...

    04/12/2015 3:58:09 AM PDT · by IChing · 722 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | 4/12/15 | sundance
    On the first day we saw the North Charleston, South Carolina, shooting video of Walter Scott by Officer Michael Slager we were as shocked as everyone. However, as research now indicates there is much more to the story. What we cover here in the latest update might just change the entire way the story continues…
  • Gunfire of the vanities (This is what snarky idiocy looks like)

    04/11/2015 7:06:34 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    The Pontiac Daily Leader ^ | April 11, 2015 | Paul Westermeyer
    Pontiac, Ill. - I received a call last week from a guy asking if he and his fellows could get some media coverage for the local chapter of Guns Save Life. Though this is something we don’t typically do, I gave him the “We’ll look into it” line. Then there was this exchange: “I also have a birthday I want to put in the paper, but when I walked by your offices, I noticed a sign that said I was unwelcome.” Come again? What sign? “The sign with the handgun and the red cross through it — I’m unwelcome in...