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  • Inside The ISIS Propaganda Machine: An Up-Close Look At A Militant Media Strategy

    11/29/2015 2:47:22 PM PST · by amorphous · 8 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 29 Nov 2015 | Tyler Durden
    "I've grown used to IS ultraviolence, but this video was different. Different because, at my office desk, the place where I conduct all my research, I have a photograph of myself with my now-wife, dad and step-mum taken at that very same Palmyran theatre almost five years ago." That's a quote from Charlie Winter, Senior Researcher at the Quilliam Foundation, which describes itself as "the world’s first counter-extremism think tank, set up to address the unique challenges of citizenship, identity, and belonging in a globalized world." The reference is to a video ISIS released over the summer depicting a mass...
  • Intelligence chairman: Obama's ISIS 'containment' comment a 'joke'

    11/29/2015 1:37:45 PM PST · by Libloather · 9 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/29/15 | Jonathan Swan
    President Obama's assertion that the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has been contained is a "joke", says the chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee. "It's proven that ISIS is in 30 different countries... they've got a reach that goes throughout Europe and North America," said Richard Burr (R-N.C.) on the 'Fox News Sunday' program. "So to talk about containment is really a joke," he added. "We've got to stop talking about containment. We've got to talk about elimination of the terrorist threat." ISIS may be geographically contained in Syria and Iraq, but "their efforts around the world to...
  • Colo. Gov. Blames Shooting on ‘Inflammatory Rhetoric’ from Bloggers, Talk Radio

    11/29/2015 1:13:35 PM PST · by Zakeet · 33 replies
    Grabien ^ | November 29, 2015
    KEILAR: "I do want to ask you a final question here. Planned Parenthood, almost immediately, even before we exactly knew the facts or anything about the motivation here. We now know that the shooter referenced 'baby parts' when he was arrested. Planned Parenthood is calling this domestic terrorism. Do you agree with that assessment?" HICKENLOOPER: "Certainly it's a form of terrorism, and maybe in some way it's a function of the inflammatory rhetoric we see on all - so many issues now, there are bloggers and talk shows where they really focus on trying to get people to that point...
  • Obamacare has made young people lazier - but that's not necessarily a bad thing (Pelosi knew)

    11/29/2015 12:18:02 PM PST · by Libloather · 6 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 11/29/15 | Jordan Weissmann
    Under the Affordable Care Act, young adults are allowed to stay on their parents' health insurance up to age 26. Since people generally like the idea of helping their own children avoid sickness and financial ruin, this has been one of the law's more popular features. But how exactly has the rule changed life for American twentysomethings? According to one new study, it seems to have given them a bit more leeway to bum around and find themselves - which is just about what you'd expect to happen when getting a job isn't a prerequisite for getting insurance. In a...
  • Since Obama can't handle ISIS, what say we outsource the job to the mafia?

    11/29/2015 11:44:22 AM PST · by Kaslin · 19 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | November 29, 2015 | JAZZ SHAW
    A significant majority of the country recently spoke up in a NY Times/CBS poll saying that they had essentially given up hope that the President was going to figure out what to do about the JV Team. These perceptions were likely buttressed a bit when the White House informed us that ISIS was largely “contained” just hours before they lit up Paris like a pinball machine. So maybe we need a new approach? Anonymous apparently declared war on the terrorists recently, though aside from ruining their credit rating I’m not sure exactly what they’re going to accomplish. But lo and...
  • My Donald will be best president ever says Trump's wife Melania

    11/29/2015 10:50:42 AM PST · by Libloather · 46 replies
    The Australian ^ | 11/28/15 | Ben Hoyle
    In a presidential campaign of mould-breaking idiosyncrasy, Donald Trump struck a rare conventional note this week when he paraded his wife and children before the American people two days before Thanksgiving. Introducing them at a rally in South Carolina, the billionaire property mogul and reality TV star announced: "I haven't done this yet. I brought my family, OK? I brought my family." His third wife, Melania, a former model from Slovenia who is 24 years his junior, spoke 16 words to the crowd. "Good evening. Isn't he the best? He will be the best president ever," she said. "We love...
  • Man arrested on suspicion of abusing Hickman student

    11/29/2015 10:42:48 AM PST · by Impala64ssa · 37 replies
    Columbia police on Wednesday arrested a 53-year-old man who allegedly pulled a teenage family member out of Hickman High School by her hair and slapped her. Police re-sponded at 3 p.m. Tuesday to the school, 1104 N. Providence Road, for a child abuse call, Officer Latisha Stroer said in an email. Youssif Z. Omar was at the school and noticed a 14-year-old female family member was not wearing a hijab, a traditional headscarf that some Muslim women wear. Omar became irate, Stroer said, grabbed the girl “very violently by the hair” and pulled her outside and down a flight of...
  • Father of three dies in Back of the Yards shooting during holiday visit (protest not required)

    11/29/2015 10:37:35 AM PST · by Libloather · 9 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 11/29/15 | Megan Crepeau
    A woman stood at the corner of Garfield Boulevard and Union Avenue early Sunday morning and called 911. Send an ambulance now, said LaTonya Taylor. Someone was shot hours ago, and he was still in the car. "He got shot at 12:30," she said. Her voice was steady and deliberate. "I want to know why he's still sitting here." Yes, she said, police were there already, at least 20 officers. But the person shot might be her son, and he was still in the crashed car. She listened for a moment and hung up.
  • Fourth Turning - Social & Cultural Distress Dividing The Nation (20% of households on food stamps)

    11/29/2015 9:58:32 AM PST · by GilGil · 22 replies
    ZeroHedge ^ | 11/28/2015 | Tyler Durden
    There is nothing more volatile to societal stability than millions of unemployed men, growing angry and resentful towards the ruling class for their lot in life. A simmering rage is bubbling below the surface as 20% of American households rely on food stamps to survive, the percentage of Americans in the labor force stands at a four decade low... The rise of Donald Trump and Ben Carson in the early polls for Republican presidential candidate is being fueled by a rising anger and discontent with the corporate media promoting offensive social agendas, the flaunting of the Constitution by a president...
  • Allan Tweddle: Gun control versus car control

    11/29/2015 9:40:42 AM PST · by rktman · 55 replies
    wvgazettemail.com ^ | 11/29/2015 | Allan Tweddle
    The Second Amendment was written when only single-shot muskets and pistols were available, and they were far more critical in hunting for food than any hunting weapon is today. In 1776, the young nation’s leaders could not afford a standing army, so adopted the Swiss model of requiring certain citizens to be armed to maintain a ready and standby militia, and have the weapons of the day in their possession to enable that militia to assemble quickly if there was an external or internal threat. Hence, that’s what the American Founding Fathers clearly intended the Second Amendment to support. Today,...
  • Yazidi Women Tell of Rape and Enslavement at Hands of ISIS

    11/29/2015 9:13:17 AM PST · by rktman · 10 replies
    nbcnews.com ^ | 11/29/2015 | Kelly Cobiella, Yuka Tachibana and Ben Adams
    More than 3,000 women and girls were taken captive when ISIS attacked ancestral Yazidi villages around northwestern Iraq's Sinjar Mountain in August 2014. Nearly half-a-million people have been displaced since, according to the Kurdistan Regional Government's Yazidi Affairs Directorate. Today, community leaders say around 2,000 women and girls are still being bought and sold in ISIS-controlled areas. The young become sex slaves and older women are beaten and used as house slaves, according to survivors and accounts from ISIS militants.
  • Pennsylvania (St. Clair Twp) Police Officer Killed in Line of Duty

    11/29/2015 8:45:10 AM PST · by PennsylvaniaMom · 18 replies
    The Pittsburgh Post Gazette ^ | 11/29/15 | Madasyn Czebiniak
    Officer Lloyd Reed died at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center in Johnstown after responding to a call for a domestic dispute at 131 Ligonier Street around 9:15 p.m., authorities said. Officer Reed had been in law enforcement for 25 years and had been with the St. Clair township department for five years.
  • Obama’s Legacy at Stake in Paris Talks on Climate Accord

    11/29/2015 8:28:47 AM PST · by PROCON · 22 replies
    NYTIMES ^ | Nov. 28, 2015 | CORAL DAVENPORT
    WASHINGTON — At a joint news conference here Tuesday with President François Hollande of France, President Obama veered from his focus on the terrorist attacks in Paris to bring up the huge international gathering beginning in the French capital on Monday to hammer out a global response to climate change. “What a powerful rebuke to the terrorists it will be when the world stands as one and shows that we will not be deterred from building a better future for our children,” Mr. Obama said of the climate conference. The segue brought mockery, even castigation, from the political right, but...
  • Obama's House of Cards (A re-post?)

    11/29/2015 8:25:22 AM PST · by yoe · 4 replies
    Independant Institute ^ | September 15, 2015 | S. Fred Singer
    Introduction President Obama seems anxious to shore up his legacy in several disparate areas: concluding a nuclear deal with Iran; reaching an international climate accord in Paris in December 2015; phasing out fossil fuels for electric generation in favor of wind and solar; and also: shoring up Obamacare before the inevitable cost explosion; irreversibly changing the ethnic and moral make-up of the US; destroying the middle class and making a larger fraction dependent on government hand-outs. Obviously, many books can be written on these topics and on others, like immigration, race relations, education, gun control, and the generally increasing involvement...
  • WATCH: The Anti-Migrant Video Going Viral Across Europe

    11/29/2015 7:56:09 AM PST · by VitacoreVision · 29 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 11 Nov 2015 | Oliver Lane
    Video:http://www.breitbart.com/london/2015/11/11/watch-anti-migrant-video-going-viral-across-europe/ UPDATE 13/11/15: After gaining a million and a half views in less than five days, the Open Gates video was taken down by YouTube following a copyright infringement. Although the rights company involved in the claim has been named in allegedly spurious claims in the past, there is no reason to suggest that is the case with this video. This article now links to a video mirror on Dutch website Dumpert. The original article follows. "With Open Gates: The forced collective suicide of European nations', a slick, hard-hitting film about the European migrant crisis is going viral in Europe,...
  • Solyndra II: Energy Company Busts on Eve of Climate Summit

    11/29/2015 7:55:05 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 20 replies
    Breitbart ^ | November 29, 2015 | by CHRISS W. STREET
    As President Barack Obama departed for the climate summit in Paris, he faces a new “Solyndra” scandal as Spain’s Abengoa SA, which received $3 billion in administration sustainable energy loans and Export-Import Bank guarantees, announced that it has started bankruptcy proceeding and may soon default on its debt. The Obama administration tucked $90 billion of stimulus money for energy projects into a huge corner of the $800 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, passed with no Republican votes barely a month into Obama’s presidency. The money was supposedly allocated to fund “strategic clean energy investments intended to promote job creation...
  • Trial of Baltimore police officer charged in man's death to start (Freddie Gray)

    11/29/2015 7:52:20 AM PST · by smoothsailing · 10 replies
    Reuters via Yahoo ^ | 11-29-2015 | Ian Simpson
    November 29, 2015 Trial of Baltimore police officer charged in man's death to start by Ian Simpson (Reuters) - Trial begins on Monday for a Baltimore police officer charged in the death of a black man from an injury he suffered while in police custody that triggered rioting and protests and fueled a U.S. debate on police brutality. Officer William Porter, 26, is the first of six officers scheduled for separate trials in Baltimore City Circuit Court for the death in April of Freddie Gray. Trial will begin with jury selection. Judge Barry Williams last week ordered the identities of...
  • Principal ‘fixes’ failing grades behind teachers’ backs: staff ( NYC )

    11/29/2015 7:25:53 AM PST · by george76 · 23 replies
    The NY Post ^ | November 29, 2015 | Susan Edelman
    The principal of DeWitt Clinton HS, a struggling Bronx school in Mayor de Blasio's multimillion-dollar Renewal program, changed students failing grades to passing without teachers knowledge or consent, insiders told The Post. In one case, Santiago Taveras gave a senior who received a "no show" in a global-history class a 75 and changed her failing 55 grade in gym to a minimum passing 65, records show. She then got a credit for each class, which she did not deserve, several staffers charged. He thinks he is God and can do whatever he wants. ... Taveras changed a students failing 55...
  • Islam, rape, and the fate of Western women

    11/29/2015 7:17:33 AM PST · by rktman · 29 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 11/29/2015 | Carol Brown
    Muslim men rape non-Muslim women (and girls) in disproportionately high numbers in countries with growing Muslim minority populations. Rape of infidel women is part of Islamic law and Islamic tradition. As such, it’s been going on for centuries. This article is about the current threat Muslim rapists pose to non-Muslim women. In order to keep this article to a reasonable length, the focus is on the rape epidemic in Europe, but suffice it to say rape jihad is a gruesome reality the world over. Perhaps there is no European country where rape has reached epidemic proportions as it has in...
  • ‘School Shooting’ May have been Self Defense

    11/29/2015 7:05:00 AM PST · by marktwain · 11 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 29 November,2015 | Dean Weingarten
    The incident widely reported as a rampage 'school shooting' in Arizona at the Flagstaff campus on October 9th may have been legitimate self defense. If you look closely at the photograph, it is clear that Steven Jones suffered some blows to the head. His lower lip is swollen, and you can see abrasions on it and one to the his right below the lip. There is also a abrasion just to his left and above his left eyebrow. It appears that Jones had legal possession of the Glock pistol. It would have been legal for him to have...
  • 18-Year-Old’s Short Film on Abortion Will Blow Your Mind

    11/29/2015 6:59:16 AM PST · by NKP_Vet · 17 replies
    http://www.lifenews.com ^ | November 28, 2015 | NANCY FLANDERS
    (LiveActionNews) -- One decision can change everything. Mitosis, a short film from 18-year-old director Hannah Victoria (Worth Saving), aims to prove that. It may seem that the choices we make for ourselves will affect us and us alone, but it simply isn't true. There is always a ripple effect, whether small or large. Mitosis tells the story of a young doctor, who after making a promise to a childhood friend, sets out to find a cure for cancer. The film, from Victoria's company Expressionistic Studios, was released on YouTube this week and promises to shine a light on the magnitude...
  • 'Tyrannical students': Former Harvard prof speaks(Dershowitz)

    11/29/2015 6:52:06 AM PST · by rktman · 27 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 11/28/2015 | Kelsey Harkness
    “After 50 years of teaching at Harvard, I have never met a less courageous group of people than tenured faculty.”
  • IRS tries Backdoor Way to Undercut Nonprofits

    11/29/2015 6:27:10 AM PST · by RKBA Democrat · 31 replies
    Americans For Tax Reform ^ | 11-24-15 | Edwin Portugal
    The IRS recently proposed a rule to weaken the effectiveness of non-profits. Under this proposal, the IRS would give 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations, which includes charities, religious groups, and educational foundations, the option to collect the social security numbers of donors giving more than $250 so that they can be sent to the IRS. While optional at the moment, it is obvious that the rule is simply a way for the IRS to transition to mandatory collection of social security numbers. This rule should frighten all Americans because it opens up a whole pandora’s box of security concerns. Additionally, the IRS...
  • Watch What Happens when Armed Texas Patriots Surround this Mosque

    11/29/2015 5:34:51 AM PST · by HomerBohn · 37 replies
    Freedom Outpost ^ | 11/27/2016 | Tim Brown
    Armed Texas patriots took to the streets to protest a local mosque in Irving, Texas and the resettling of Syrian refugees in the area. Though the group was peaceful, Irving police was there in the crowd in large numbers and SWAT teams were placed on standby. Fox News 4 reports: A group calling itself the Bureau on American Islamic relations, or BAIR, gathered outside the Islamic Center of Irving. One man who didn't want his name used said, "It's a boiling pot. The kettle…the top on this kettle is on really, really tight and it is going to blow." He...
  • Crime Expert Rips CNN On Air for Dishonoring Agreement Not to Discuss Colorado Shooter

    11/29/2015 5:10:37 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 15 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    It was one of those stunning live-TV moments revealing the seamier side of TV news. Pat Brown is a criminal profiler who has taken a principled stand on media appearances about mass murderers. She will not discuss individual criminals, their motives, etc., believing that to do so pnly increases the number of mass murders. But when Brown appeared on CNN's New Day this morning, co-host Christi Paul immediately tried to engage her in a discussion of Colorado Springs shooter Robert Dear's possible "anti-government" views. Retorted Brown: "I'm a little disturbed because I made an agreement with CNN to appear this...
  • ‘Now We Have The Border Fence, Our Town Is One Of The Safest In Europe’

    11/29/2015 4:29:47 AM PST · by JustaCowgirl · 20 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/28/2015 | Oliver Lane
    The action-man mayor of Hungarian frontier town Ásotthalom has invited “all active Europeans” to visit the border fence his government created, so they can learn how to protect their own countries. Praising the remarkable success of the Hungarian border fence, which reduced daily illegal migrant incursions from some 10,000 a day to 30 in just the space of a week, mayor László Toroczkai acknowledged the fence hadn’t actually solved the European migrant crisis. Instead, blocking Hungary off had just shifted the migratory stream westwards to Slovenia. This is not an insurmountable problem for mayor Toroczkai — the rest of Europe...
  • America could use more concealed carry gun permit holders

    11/29/2015 1:15:32 AM PST · by richardb72 · 21 replies
    Pittsburgh Tribune Reviewu ^ | November 28, 2015 | John R Lott Jr
    Since the terrorist attacks in Paris, such far-away places as Pennsylvania have experienced a surge in applications for concealed handgun permits. Permit requests have at least doubled in some large counties, including Allegheny. Pennsylvania has more than 1 million permit holders — 10.6 percent of the adult population — so the undoubtedly short-lived surge won't dramatically change the number of permit holders, but an increase still will make Pennsylvanians safer. Police tend to support an increase in permit holders. “What would help most in preventing large-scale shootings in public?” PoliceOne asked its 450,000 American officer members in 2013. The most...
  • Colorado shooter identifies as woman in voter registration

    11/29/2015 12:47:09 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 53 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | November 28, 2015 | Rudy Takala
    A voter registration file indicates that the shooter who allegedly killed three in Colorado Springs on Friday identifies as a woman with no party affiliation. The file indicates that Robert Lewis Dear, Jr. of Hartsel, Colo., registered to vote in Park County on Oct. 17, 2014. Dear's party affiliation is UAF, which is used to mean unaffiliated or independent, and selected "female" for gender. The genealogy website "Colorado Voters," which works by pulling public voter lists, has Dear's voter registration file posted online......
  • Hillary Clinton’s million little lies

    11/28/2015 8:23:27 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 29 replies
    The New York Post ^ | 11/28/2015 | Michael Walsh
    To hear Hillary Clinton tell it, she was named for Sir Edmund Hillary, the conqueror of Mount Everest — even though she was already 6 years old when he made his famous ascent. On a visit to war-torn Bosnia in 1996, she claimed she and her entourage landed under sniper fire and had to run “with our heads down to get into the vehicles to get to our base” — although videos of her arrival show her waltzing serenely across the tarmac, waving to the crowd. She blamed the 2012 attack on American diplomatic and intelligence-gathering installations in Benghazi on...
  • "With Open Gates": Racist Anti-Refugee Video Goes Viral

    11/28/2015 8:46:54 PM PST · by VitacoreVision · 47 replies
    Anti-Defamation League ^ | November 23, 2015 | ADL
    "With Open Gates: The Forced Collective Suicide of European Nations," a virulently anti-refugee propaganda video widely circulated on the Internet has received over four million views on YouTube over the last two weeks. The video uses selective footage of African and Muslim refugees and immigrants to depict them as creating mayhem and destruction throughout Europe. The video ends with a clip of the founder of a Jewish cultural institute in Sweden, who claims that Jews support efforts to promote multiculturalism in Europe. This segment of the video gives fuel to anti-Semites who blame Jews for non-white immigration to Europe. The...
  • Sources: Police officer shot in New Florence (PA)

    11/28/2015 8:25:01 PM PST · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 16 replies
    WJACTC.com ^ | 11/28/15 | WJAC
    *Update: NBC affiliate WPXI-TV in Pittsburgh is reporting the officer is from the New Florence Police Department. NEW FLORENCE, Pa. Police said a gunman is on the loose in the area of New Florence, Westmoreland Co., just 13 miles west of Johnstown. Sources tell 6 News an officer was responding to a domestic dispute at a house on the 100 block of Ligonier Street in New Florence. Those sources said the officer was shot and found in the yard of a burning house. State Police and many other agencies, including Johnstown Police are converging on the location. Sources told 6...
  • Benghazi, email probes plow ahead after Clinton testimony

    11/28/2015 8:00:54 PM PST · by bitt · 21 replies
    November 24, 2015 ^ | MATTHEW DALY
    Nearly five weeks after Hillary Rodham Clinton's marathon testimony on the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, several investigations into the deadly assault and Clinton's use of a private email account and server are going full bore — and likely will continue into the presidential election year. Republicans on the House Benghazi panel were traveling to Europe, while Senate investigators continue to probe Clinton's use of a private homebrew email server for business purposes and her decision to delete messages she deemed personal. Clinton served as secretary of state during the Benghazi attacks that killed four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens,...
  • How did the FBI manage to "lose" Sharyl Attkisson's file?

    11/28/2015 7:36:26 PM PST · by Kaslin · 41 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | November 28, 2015 | JAZZ SHAW
    Sharyl Attkisson, the former CBS reporter and independent journalist, has a long history of getting under the government’s skin. In her book Stonewalled, she detailed many of the battles she encountered when attempting to expose the truth in the tradition of the Fourth Estate and how unpopular stories tended to wind up being discounted or silenced. Later, her Nosy Nellie ways attracted the interest of the Department of Justice, though they have thus far failed to file any actual charges against her. This week, Attkisson tells the story of how she finally sought to obtain her own FBI file and...
  • Cruz Condemns Planned Parenthood Shooting

    11/28/2015 7:30:14 PM PST · by Isara · 116 replies
    Texas Tribune ^ | Nov. 28, 2015 | Patrick Svitek
    U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz speaks with reporters during an event in Iowa on Nov. 28, 2015. (Photo by Patrick Svitek) LAMONI, Iowa — U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz on Saturday night condemned the fatal shooting of three people at a Planned Parenthood location in Colorado while urging caution regarding the suspect’s motives. “We don’t know ... what those motives were, but whatever they were, it’s unacceptable, and it’s horrific and wrong,” the Republican presidential hopeful told reporters here before a town hall. Cruz is among the first — if not the first — GOP candidate to denounce the shooting, which happened Friday in Colorado Springs and...
  • Hillary No Shoo-In for 2016

    11/28/2015 3:13:41 PM PST · by GilGil · 59 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 11/28/2015 | Scott Rasmussen
    ...the challenge for Hillary Clinton is likely to be much different. Rather than worrying about whether she can hold the lead and run out the clock, the question will become whether or not she can pull off a come-from-behind victory. In all likelihood, the Republican nominee will start off the general election season as the favorite. That perspective may sound crazy to Clinton supporters and many in the D.C. media club. They see the Democratic front-runner as obviously experienced and qualified in contrast to the leading GOP candidates. But fundamentals drive elections more than candidates do. The most important measure...
  • Obama urges gun control after Colorado Springs shooting: 'Enough is enough'

    11/28/2015 1:38:37 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 86 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 1/28/15
    Robert Lewis Dear, a 57-year-old from North Carolina, has been named as the suspected gunman behind a standoff at a Planned Parenthood health clinic in which three people died and nine were injured. After he was named, Barack Obama said on Saturday the US had “to do something about the easy accessibility of weapons of war on our streets to people who have no business wielding them”. “Period,” the president added, in a statement released by the White House. “Enough is enough.” Officials speaking off the record gave the suspect’s identity to news outlets late on Friday. On Saturday morning,...
  • Newborn girl buried alive in California riverbed, rescued after passersby report muffled cries

    11/28/2015 1:38:25 PM PST · by sparklite2 · 52 replies
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | November 28, 2015 | Meg Wagner
    Newborn girl buried alive in California riverbed, rescued after passersby report muffled cries Los Angeles County deputies found a baby girl buried alive near a riverbed in Compton. The newborn, believed to be between 36 and 48 hours old, is in stable condition.
  • Immigration Advocates Now Shifting Focus to Citizenship

    11/28/2015 1:27:28 PM PST · by jazusamo · 13 replies
    PJ Media ^ | November 28, 2015 | Michael Walsh
    OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Who could possibly be surprised by this? With anti-immigrant sentiment soaring among Republican presidential candidates, and immigration reform stalled in Congress and the courts, New York advocacy groups, with the support of the Obama administration, are redoubling their efforts in one area they can control: citizenship. They are pushing to convert as many of the country's 8.8 million green card holders as possible into naturalized Americans. The influence of the Latino voting bloc has added impetus to the drive. According to Latino Decisions, a polling and research firm, 80 percent of naturalized Latino citizens voted for...
  • LatAm hands climate bill to rich world at summit

    11/28/2015 12:35:45 PM PST · by Twotone · 16 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | Nov. 28, 2015 | Leila Macor
    Montevideo (AFP) - Latin America will demand that the richest and most polluting countries foot the bill for reducing harmful emissions at the world climate summit starting Monday. Countries in one of the world's poorest and most environmentally diverse regions have failed to agree on many things and do not have a common negotiating position overall going into the talks
  • Migrants are at it again; throwing stones on policemen on the Macedonian-Greek border!

    11/28/2015 12:19:36 PM PST · by SteveSCH · 23 replies
    Here's some footage from today's clashes between the Macedonian police and the supposed "Syrian" migrants.
  • Obama: We Can't Pray With Clean Conscience Unless We Stop Easy Access to...

    11/28/2015 12:01:31 PM PST · by markomalley · 103 replies
    CNS News ^ | 11/28/15
    President Barack Obama on Saturday issued a statement about the shooting that took place at a Planned Parenthood facility in Colorado Springs, Colo., on Friday.Three people, including a policeman, were killed in the incident.“If we truly care about this--if we’re going to offer up our thoughts and prayers again, for God knows how many times, with a truly clean conscience--then we have to do something about the easy accessibility of weapons of war on our streets to people who have no business wielding them,” said Obama. “Period.  Enough is enough.”Here is the full text of President Obama’s statement: The last...
  • 7,900 ISIS jihadists now inside Germany (Police chief says many infiltrated as refugees)

    11/28/2015 11:37:24 AM PST · by amorphous · 30 replies
    WND ^ | 27 Nov 2015 | Leo Hohmann
    The nearly 1 million migrants huddled in Germany are proving the perfect cover for a growing jihadist army, says one of that country's leading law enforcement officials. ISIS fighters determined to carry out attacks in European cities are entering the continent hidden among migrants, a German police chief told the Austrian Press Agency. Hans-Georg Maasen, a federal police chief, said fighters from the Islamic State have come from the battlefields of Syria and Iraq and are "blending in with the migrants and are planning 'combat missions' in Europe," the Daily Mail reported. At least two of the eight Paris attackers,...
  • Spiked baseball bats left around SF

    11/28/2015 11:16:50 AM PST · by MeshugeMikey · 67 replies
    .sfgate.com ^ | November 27, 2015 | Jenna Lyons
    Someone has been chaining spiked baseball bats to poles throughout San Francisco, and continue to confuse police officers as to their intended purpose. Officers first received reports of wooden or metal baseball bats appearing on poles and parking meters in the city on Thanksgiving morning, San Francisco Police Sgt. Michael Andraychak said. The bats have “spikes” that run through them, and nearly 30 of them have popped up around the city, most recently Friday morning around Fisherman’s Wharf.
  • The Latest on Obama/Clinton Scandals (Weekly Update)

    11/28/2015 10:47:57 AM PST · by jazusamo · 9 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | November 27, 2015 | Tom Fitton
    Secret Service in Cover-Up Mode on Obama Travel Costs State Department Rushed Approval for Hillary Clinton's Memoirs Happy ThanksgivingSecret Service in Cover-Up Mode on Obama Travel Costs There may be legitimate reasons for the Secret Service to keep some documents from the public. But concealing taxpayer-funded security expenses for Barack Obama's luxury vacations sure isn't one of them. That's why your JW has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia against the U.S. Secret Service for failing to respond to 19 Judicial Watch Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests for security-related expenses related...
  • Obama denounces gun violence after latest deadly shooting

    11/28/2015 10:01:10 AM PST · by amorphous · 97 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 28 Nov 2015 | Daniel Woolls
    Washington (AFP) - US President Barack Obama denounced the country's epidemic of gun violence on Saturday and renewed a call for tougher controls on military-style weapons after yet another deadly shooting, saying "enough is enough." The latest bloodshed came on Friday when a man entered a family planning clinic in the state of Colorado and allegedly opened fire, killing three people, including a police officer, and wounding nine others. The motive of the suspect now under arrest was not yet known and police were to interrogate him Saturday.
  • COURT RECORDS: Colorado Planned Parenthood Shooter NOT Republican, Identifies as Woman

    11/28/2015 9:32:02 AM PST · by NKP_Vet · 149 replies
    Police detained a shooter at a Planned Parenthood building Friday afternoon, according to Colorado Springs police. Four police officers and five civilians were injured in a shooting. Three people died including Police Officer Garrett Swasey. Local media captured video of the shooter being led away in handcuffs.
  • Garrett Swasey, Officer Killed in Colorado, Is Recalled for Courage and Faith

    11/28/2015 7:48:48 AM PST · by TroutStalker · 23 replies
    New York Times ^ | NOV. 28, 2015 | DANIEL VICTOR and JACK HEALY
    Garrett Swasey, 44, the University of Colorado Colorado Springs police officer who was shot and killed while responding to a shooting at a Planned Parenthood office, was described by his fellow church members and friends as a courageous man and loving father who drew strength and inspiration from his Christian faith. Continue reading the main story Related Coverage A man was taken into custody outside a clinic in Colorado Springs on Friday. A gun battle there raged for more than five hours. 3 Are Dead in Colorado Springs Shootout at Planned Parenthood CenterNOV. 27, 2015 video Gunfire Exchange in Colorado...
  • An endorsement for #BlackLivesMatter to shut down all commerce in all cities

    11/28/2015 6:45:12 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 68 replies
    Hotair ^ | 11/28/2015 | Jazz Shaw
    Black Lives Matter, not Black Friday!No Justice, No Shopping!If you took time out from holiday festivities with family and friends to watch the news at all yesterday (likely a bad idea to begin with) you are probably aware of the large scale Black Lives Matter protests which essentially shut down holiday shopping on Chicago’s Miracle Mile. It wasn’t as if they weren’t telegraphing their punches because organizers, including Jesse Jackson, had announced the disruptions days in advance. Here are a few of the sights and sounds.CLICK ABOVE LINK FOR THE VIDEO The crowds, understandably angry over the more than...
  • ABC Calls Rushing Shooter En Masse 'Great Advice'—But Criticized Ben Carson for It

    11/28/2015 5:43:34 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 22 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    When last month Ben Carson suggested that people confronted by a shooter should rush him en masse, ABC ran a story criticizing him, claiming that Carson "appears to be second-guessing" the victims of the mass shooting at Umpqua Community College in Oregon. But on ABC's Good Morning America today, in the wake of the mass shooting in Colorado Springs, guess what an expert suggested? "If you can get other people to go with you, that is extremely important, in fact, that's one of the teaching tools today in schools is everyone at mass start throwing stuff at the shooter and...
  • DOCUMENT LEAK: VA GOP Establishment’s "Loyalty Oath" Scheme to Suppress Insurgents Trump & Cruz

    11/27/2015 11:19:47 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 55 replies
    Doug Ross @ Journal ^ | November 25, 2015 | Doug Ross
    The Last Refuge blog (also known as The Conservative Treehouse) has done yeoman's work exposing the GOP establishment's plot to jam Jeb Bush down the collective throats of the electorate. Despite Bush's single-digit poll numbers, the GOPe remains fixated on a Bush candidacy (and, by extension, a Hillary presidency, since Bush has zero chance of winning a general election). Most recently, Virginia's old guard has proffered a laughably obvious ploy to deter independent, Tea Party, Reagan Democrat, and Constitutional Conservatives who have abandoned the Republican establishment from voting in the GOP primary....