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  • TB Spiked 500 Percent In Twin Falls During 2012, As Chobani Yogurt Opened Plant

    08/26/2016 11:19:23 PM PDT · by george76 · 5 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | 26 Aug 2016 | MICHAEL PATRICK LEAHY
    The number of active TB cases in the eight county Idaho public health district that includes Twin Falls jumped 500 percent between 2011 and 2012. One case of active TB was diagnosed in the South Central Public Health District that includes Twin Falls in 2011, and six active TB cases were diagnosed there in 2012, the year Chobani opened the world’s largest yogurt factory in the small southern Idaho city with the help of $54 million in federal, state, and local financial assistance. That same year, 2012, the percentage of active TB cases in Idaho that were foreign-born spiked to...
  • US Blood Supply Should be Screened for Zika, FDA Says

    08/26/2016 9:51:11 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 7 replies
    CNN ^ | Fri August 26, 201 | Susan Scutti
    The Food and Drug Administration has recommended screening the entire US blood supply for the Zika virus, it announced today, noting that screening donated blood is already underway in Florida and Puerto Rico. The new recommendation applies "across the board to anyone collecting blood," explained Dr. Peter Marks, director of the FDA's Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research. This includes very large blood collection establishments, such as the American Red Cross, and some very small establishments, such as academic centers, he said. The Red Cross said it will phase in universal testing. Currently, it is conducting Zika tests in five...
  • Hillary Clinton's October Surprise! Death by email

    08/26/2016 9:04:18 PM PDT · by GilGil · 40 replies
    DickMorrisReports ^ | 8/25/2016 | Dick Morris
    Hillary Clinton's political habit is to kick the can down the road, rather than to deal with crises immediately. This has resulted in a possible October Surprise as the FBI has now found 15,000 more emails after Hillary swore she turned them all in. Now she faces a continual crisis through October and likely through election day. Dick Morris was the senior political adviser to both Bill Clinton and Hillary Clinton. He comments on this and more in today's political videtorial.
  • Richard Pryor in the Era of the 'New Racism'

    08/26/2016 8:11:14 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    PJ Media ^ | August 26, 2016 | Roger L. Simon
    In the days before I was exiled by the HTP (Hollywood Thought Police), I wrote screenplays for several comedy stars. The greatest of those, without doubt, was the late Richard Pryor, thought by many (including me) to have been the greatest stand-up comic of all time.I wrote the script for the film Bustin' Loose for Richard and, while working on the revisions, traveled with him across country while he was on tour. He had me write one-liners for his stand-up as well, but used almost none of them. Maybe they weren't funny enough, but he didn't need them. Pryor didn't...
  • Guess Who Used BleachBit to Wipe Her Email Server?

    08/26/2016 7:25:18 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 65 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | August 26, 2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Here we have Hillary Clinton, a four-year de facto felon, with this private email server and who knows what she has been selling to all of their donors to the State Department via the Clinton Foundation. She's been selling access to the State Department. She's no question been selling access in advance of her becoming president, and we're talking about hundreds of millions of dollars of access. We're talking 30,000 emails that we now learn were not just deleted; they were hit with an app called BleachBit. You know what BleachBit is? You never heard of BleachBit?...
  • The Fate Of Empires By Sir John Glubb. A MUST READ!

    08/26/2016 7:19:08 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 19 replies
    www.nairaland.com ^ | On Oct 27, 2013 | by MagicBishop
    A link to the essay by Sir John Glubb published in 1976 Comments from the poster (good summary of Glubb's essay by MagicBishop):The book basically is a comparative analysis of the rise and eventual decline of historical Empires, their average lifespan and the various epochs representing and coincidental to every stage of the Empire's existence from rise to fall. John Glubb was able to draw striking similarities of past World Powers such as the average lifespan (approximately 250 years or Ten generations; given that every generation last for 25 years).Glubb was also able to identify several epochs leading to the...
  • Donald Trump FULL INTERVIEW On The Record With Kimberly Guilfoyle AUGUST 26th 2016 HD

    08/26/2016 7:15:37 PM PDT · by GilGil · 16 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8/26/2016 | Kim Guilfoyle
    Trump: Clinton supports programs that don't help blacks Aug. 26, 2016 - 12:16 - 2016 GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump sounds off on war of words over racism and bigotry allegations with Hillary Clinton, the latest in the Clinton email scandal and confusion over his immigration program
  • Trump campaign manager responds to Clinton's tweet (Kellyanne responds to Klan accusation)

    08/26/2016 6:31:01 PM PDT · by GilGil · 48 replies
    Fox Business ^ | 8/26/2016 | Varn and Co.
    Donald Trump Campaign Manager Kellyanne Conway on poll numbers, the campaign trail and Hillary Clinton's tweet about race.
  • Media beginning to turn on Clinton?

    08/26/2016 6:16:51 PM PDT · by GilGil · 46 replies
    YouTube ^ | 8/25/2016 | Fox Business
    Former Rep. Peter Hoekstra, (R-Mich.), on Hillary Clinton's Clinton Foundation and calls for Donald Trump to release his tax returns.
  • US: CLINTON CALENDARS WON'T BE RELEASED UNTIL AFTER ELECTION

    08/26/2016 6:09:38 PM PDT · by Swordmaker · 32 replies
    ASSOCIATED PRESS ^ | August26, 2016 7:32 PM | BY TED BRIDIS
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Seven months after a federal judge ordered the State Department to begin releasing monthly batches of the detailed daily schedules showing meetings by Hillary Clinton during her time as secretary of state, the government told The Associated Press it won't finish the job before Election Day. The department has so far released about half of the schedules. Its lawyers said in a phone conference with the AP's lawyers that the department now expects to release the last of the detailed schedules around Dec. 30, weeks before the next president is inaugurated. The AP's lawyers late Friday formally...
  • Athlete sells Rio medal to help 3-year-old with eye cancer

    08/26/2016 5:42:44 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 11 replies
    WARSAW, Poland – Polish discus thrower Piotr Malachowski has sold the silver medal he won at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics to help pay for the medication of a 3-year-old boy suffering from eye cancer. Malachowski said on Facebook that siblings Dominika and Sebastian Kulczyk, among the richest Poles, "declared the intention to buy my silver medal," which he put up for auction to help pay for treatment of the boy, Olek, who is suffering from retinoblastoma.
  • Rep Gowdy Hillary Clinton is a 'habitual, serial liar' Fox News

    08/26/2016 6:01:23 PM PDT · by GilGil · 51 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8/25/2016 | Fox news
    ``Rep Gowdy Hillary Clinton is a 'habitual, serial liar' Fox News Video Subscribe share thanks for watching
  • Mrs. Clinton Smeared a Man in Reno (But Trump Is Not Going to Let Her Get Away with the Hypocrisy)

    08/26/2016 6:00:01 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | August 26, 2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: A few sound bites from Hillary's speech yesterday in Reno, Nevada. She began the speech... This is typical Clinton. I don't know about you; I'm sick of it. I'm tired of the plan, the schedule, the make book on it "Republicans are racists" card being thrown by the Democrats in every campaign. She starts out by saying, "Everywhere I go, people tell me how concerned they are by the divisive rhetoric coming from my opponent in this election." It's just a typical setup. People aren't complaining to her about that. The divisive rhetoric in this country started...
  • FReeper Canteen - Tunes For Our Troops - 27 Aug 2016

    08/26/2016 5:55:34 PM PDT · by AZamericonnie · 175 replies
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  • California Christian colleges support bill that forces them to embrace LGBT agenda

    08/26/2016 5:39:08 PM PDT · by aimhigh · 23 replies
    LifeSite ^ | 08/26/2016 | Claire Chretien
    Six of California’s largest Christian colleges and an association of California private schools support a bill that is designed to essentially remove religious schools’ Title IX exemptions and force the LGBT agenda on them. California Bill 1146, which has been called "the most oppressive LGBTQ anti-religious proposal in the nation," failed to pass after it was first introduced. An amended version passed the California Assembly on Wednesday, and is now before the state Senate.
  • As Drive-Bys Obsess on Apparent Flip-Flop, Trump Doubles Down:

    08/26/2016 5:30:44 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 22 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | August 26, 2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: What is the big thing that everybody's talking about still? Trump's flip-flopping on immigration. That's a bigger topic today on cable news than whether or not Trump is a racist, sexist, bigot whatever. In fact, the way CNN's covering this is Trump, Hillary trade barbs on racism. What? You mean the coverage isn't Hillary Clinton nails Donald Trump as the racist pig we all know he is? No. The coverage is Trump, Hillary exchange barbs on racist allegations. What? You mean the Republican is being given some sort of, if not credibility, you mean a Republican accusing...
  • Maine Gov. Paul LePage leaves profanity-laced voicemail for state lawmaker

    08/26/2016 2:41:20 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 35 replies
    Washington (CNN)Maine Gov. Paul LePage left an expletive-laced voicemail for a state lawmaker that goaded him to "prove that I'm a racist" after a series of controversial comments once again put the governor in the news. LePage left the message for Democratic State Rep. Drew Gattine on Thursday, according to the Portland Press Herald, which also was the first to obtain audio of the voicemail. The uncensored audio message, also shared with CNN, contains several explicit phrases. The bombastic Republican governor is known for his loose style, which sometimes draws criticism. He is a strong supporter of Donald Trump, and...
  • HuffPo: The American People Already Elected Trump, Because Hillary Sucks at Being on Reality TV

    08/26/2016 2:27:17 PM PDT · by GilGil · 32 replies
    RushLimbaugh.com ^ | 8/26/2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    The American people voted for him a long time ago." They voted for him when reality TV swept the nation. "They voted for him when The History Channel went from showing documentaries about the Second World War to 'Pawn Stars' and 'Swamp People.' They voted for him when The Discovery Channel went from showing 'Lost Treasures of the Yangtze Valley' to 'Naked and Afraid.' They voted for him when The Learning Channel moved from something you could learn from to 'My 600-lb Life.' They voted for him when CBS went from airing 'Harvest of Shame' to airing 'Big Brother,'" and...
  • Julian Assange Fox & Friends FULL Interview (corruption goes all the way to the top)

    08/26/2016 1:58:53 PM PDT · by GilGil · 50 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8/26/2016 | Fox and Friends
    Julian Assange Fox & Friends FULL Interview. julian assange speaks to fox & friends about the dnc leaks potential leaks about donald trump and hillary clinton. julian assange speaks about hillary clinton's "bad experience" causing the collapse in libya and more. is there an october surprise?
  • Military spectacle draws thousands to Perth

    08/26/2016 1:43:01 PM PDT · by ConorMacNessa · 18 replies
    The Courier.co.uk ^ | 21 August 2016 | Jamie Buchan
    Perth kept the City of Culture launch party going with its own military tattoo. Around 400 performers from across the globe took part in a scaled-down version of the Edinburgh Castle spectacular. Thousands lined the streets to watch a procession of colourful troupes including the world renowned King’s Guard of Norway. An arena was set up on the North Inch for an hour-long show. The event was organised by Perth and Kinross Council to celebrate the 750th anniversary of the Treaty of Perth. The historic document ended a bitter feud between Scotland and Norway. As well as performers from Scotland...
  • Mugabe orders arrest, detention of Zimbabwean Olympic team

    08/26/2016 1:31:55 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 56 replies
    PM News Nigeria ^ | 8-24-16 | PMNews
    Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe instructed the Commissioner General of Zimbabwe Police Republic, Augustine Chihuri to arrest and detain the whole Zimbabwean Olympic Team members immediately they arrived the Harare International Airport on Tuesday, August 23. Zimbabwe which is one of the countries in the Olympics without a medal presented a team of 31 athletes. The closest any of the athletes came to win a contest was at the 8th position. Mr. Mugabe who is incensed with the team’s performance told the Police Chief to arrest all the team members and detain them. “We have wasted the country’s money on these...
  • The white British ISIS child executioner: Horrific propaganda video appears to show [tr]

    08/26/2016 1:24:15 PM PDT · by C19fan · 4 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | August 26, 2016 | Chris Summers
    A chilling new video from ISIS shows a British boy and four other children executing prisoners in cold blood in Syria. The grotesque nine-minute video is believed to have been recorded recently in the ISIS capital of Raqqa, in Syria, and shows the organisation is becoming even more brutal as it retreats into its heartland. The video shows five boys - believed to be from Britain, Egypt, Turkey, Tunisia and Uzbekistan, wielding handguns and wearing the desert camouflage.
  • Cher Bemoans ‘Divided Country’ After Calling Trump a [expletive] Idiot’

    08/26/2016 1:09:40 PM PDT · by detective · 88 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 25 Aug 2016 | Daniel Nussbaum
  • ‘Dr. Drew’ show canceled days after host’s negative speculation about Hillary Clinton’s health

    08/26/2016 1:01:42 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 24 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | August 26, 2016 | Fred Barbash
    Drew Pinsky’s six-year-old HLN show, “Dr. Drew On Call,” has been canceled by CNN, effective Sept. 22. CNN Money, in its reporting of the announcement, connected it to a broader shakeup at HLN, including the end of Nancy Grace’s flamboyant show devoted to criminal court cases. But the decision came eight days after Pinsky’s comments on a radio show on Aug. 17 questioning the health and medical care of former secretary of state Hillary Clinton, the Democratic nominee for president. After looking at bits and pieces of Clinton’s health-care records she made public in 2015, he said he was “gravely...
  • Our Views: If she wants to be president, Hillary Clinton should act like one, come to Louisiana

    08/26/2016 1:01:19 PM PDT · by GilGil · 21 replies
    The Advocate ^ | 8/25/2016 | Advocate editorial
    If Hillary Clinton becomes president next year —a distinct possibility given recent polls — then she will inherit the job of overseeing the federal role in Louisiana’s recovery from historic flooding. That’s reason enough for Clinton to visit the state and see the damage for herself, and she’s made a bad decision in avoiding Louisiana since the waters receded.
  • Dear John: ObamaCare’s Unaffordable Prices Make No Sense

    08/26/2016 12:52:42 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 17 replies
    New York Post ^ | August 20, 2016 | JOHN CRUDELE
    Dear John: I make approximately $25,000 a year before taxes and I make another $10,000 from rental income. My mortgage is $2,100 a month. I got ObamaCare coverage last year, and I paid approximately $230 a month with some subsidies from New York state.
  • If this doesn't make your blood boil...

    08/26/2016 12:40:36 PM PDT · by econjack · 23 replies
    YouTube ^ | 8/26/16 | Unknown
    Summary of illegal aliens who have been released back into the US by INS after committing crimes.
  • Southern Poverty Law Center to list White Lives Matter movement as a hate group

    08/26/2016 12:21:15 PM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 23 replies
    Chron ^ | 8/26/2016
    The White Lives Matters movement will be listed as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center when it releases its annual Hate Map this February. "I can't speak to how many chapters will be listed, but it's clear that the leadership of the group, the ends of the group -- it's just a flat out white supremacist group," said Heidi Beirich, Director of Intelligence Project at SPLC, in an interview with Chron.com. "The ideology behind it, the racist leaders, everything about it is racist," Beirich added. The leadership Beirich refers to is 40-year-old Rebecca Barnette. In addition to...
  • Americans Affirm Voter ID Laws

    08/26/2016 12:03:30 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    American Thinker ^ | August 26, 2016 | Jan LaRue
    If photo ID laws are the bane to minority voting rights that leftists and assorted federal judges claim, you’d expect the public to agree. Not even close. Eighty percent of Americans, white and nonwhite across party lines support photo ID laws, according to a Gallup poll taken Aug. 15-16: Nonwhite:       77%Republicans:    93%Independents:  83%Democrats:      63% Last July, the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals held that Texas’ “strict photo ID law” discriminated against or disproportionately affected black and Latino voters who allegedly face hardships in obtaining the necessary documents, which include any of the following: Election identification certificateDept. of Public...
  • Netherlands’ Most Popular Party Wants Ban On All Things Islam

    08/26/2016 11:47:18 AM PDT · by little jeremiah · 45 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 11:12 AM 08/26/2016 | JACOB BOJESSON
    Geert Wilders, leader of the nationalist Dutch Freedom Party, wants a ban on pretty much much everything that has to do with Islam. Wilders released a manifesto Thursday for how the Freedom Party plans to reverse the “Islamization” of the country between 2017-2021. The platform includes bans on mosques, Islamic schools, the Koran, headscarves on women and Muslim immigration. Wilders has been able to gain popularity at home despite going on trial several times for “inciting hatred” with his remarks against Islam Recent polls suggest the Freedom Party may become the largest in next year’s election. The party is still...
  • The Foreign Policy Establishment’s War on Trump

    08/26/2016 11:12:12 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 19 replies
    American Thinker ^ | August 26, 2016 | G. Murphy Donovan
    You probably never heard of Max Boot, not that you missed much. Like Ash Carter, Mister Boot is one of those defense intellectuals who makes a living from all things vicarious; consulting, “scholarship,” partisan journalism, political appointments, and think tank sinecures. The shorthand for the Boot stereotype in Washington is “Beltway bandit.” Boot was born in Moscow and has served as one of Senator John McCain’s foreign policy advisors. You could do worse than think of Boot as a Russophobic wing nut. He also is a rabid advocate of regime change, global intervention, Russia-baiting, small wars for Islam, and other...
  • Top 10 States for Machine Gun Ownership(legal owners)

    08/26/2016 10:49:20 AM PDT · by rktman · 19 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 8/25/2016 | AWR Hawkins
    The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) recently released a report highlighting state-by-state ownership of guns regulated under the National Firearms Act (NFA) of 1934. Firearms and accessories covered under the NFA (hereafter: NFA-registered firearms) include machine guns, short-barreled rifles, short-barreled shotguns, silencers/suppressors, certain explosive devices, etc.
  • Forewarned is Forearmed!

    08/26/2016 10:40:03 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 1 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 26, 2016 | Raymond Tanter
    The News: A Letter to President Barack Obama and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon of August 19, 2016 was signed by a bipartisan group of 36 former national security officials, e.g., Democratic Party luminaries like Ed Rendell, Gov. & DNC Chair, Howard Dean Gov. & DNC Chair; and prominent Republicans, e.g., Mayor Rudy Giuliani, DHS Secretary Tom Ridge, & UN Amb John Bolton. The letter stated, “We fear that Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), Ministry of Intelligence (MOIS), and its Quds Force will attack the remaining residents [of Camp Liberty Iraq].” On Aug. 2, the MOIS website stated its opposition to the...
  • Trump Softening on Illegals? Result Of Our Third-World Values.

    08/26/2016 10:31:12 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 42 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 26, 2016 | Bryan Crabtree
    Donald Trump has no choice but to soften his view on deporting eleven million illegal immigrants. I'm not disagreeing with the idea of deporting these illegals. I'm simply explaining why he has to alter his position. Over the last two decades we have allowed our country to become overwhelmed by Third World values. What are these values? Third World values are a complete distrust of the system - so much in fact that you believe you should overrun it. It’s not just a movement of restoring the democracy, it’s an arrogance of vanity and self-interest that puts one’s interests above...
  • Family of Gun Instructor Slain by 9-Yr-Old Firing Uzi Files Wrongful Death Suit.

    08/26/2016 10:31:12 AM PDT · by carriage_hill · 59 replies
    ABC News ^ | 8/26/2016 | SABINA GHEBREMEDHIN
    The children of an Arizona gun instructor accidentally killed by a 9-year-old firing an Uzi at a gun range are filing a wrongful death lawsuit against the business's owners. "The gun range created an unsafe and dangerous environment that ultimately lead to my dad’s death" said Ellie Vacca, the 17-year-old daughter of Charles Vacca, on "Good Morning America" today. The gun instructor’s family spoke to ABC News exactly two years after the tragic accident, saying they want the owners of shooting range to be held responsible. The wrongful death suit claims that the mini Uzi 9MM that fired the fatal...
  • French court suspends burkini ban

    08/26/2016 10:04:31 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 38 replies
    CNN ^ | 08/26/2016 | Jim Bittermann
    (CNN) — Mayors do not have the right to ban burkinis, France's highest administrative court ruled Friday. The Council of State's ruling suspends a ban in the town of Villeneuve-Loubet, near Nice, and could affect cities around the country that have prohibited the full-length swimsuit.
  • Southern Poverty Law Center to list White Lives Matter movement as a hate group

    08/26/2016 9:56:31 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 29 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | August 26, 2016 | Andrea Waguespack
    The White Lives Matters movement will be listed as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center when it releases its annual Hate Map this February.
  • The Truth About Texas’ Maternal Mortality Rates and the Epic Defunding of Planned Parenthood

    08/26/2016 9:44:56 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 26, 2016 | Ryan Bomberger
    Pro-abortion activists, hiding behind the (often undeserved) cloak of credibility provided by a peer-reviewed journal, made a concerted effort this week to mess with Texas. A recent study on increasing maternal mortality rates (MMR) in America made some blatantly dishonest claims about maternal deaths in the Lone Star state, concluding: “Adjusted maternal mortality rates for Texas show only a modest increase from 2000 to 2010, from a rate of 17.7 in 2000 to 18.6 in 2010. However, after 2010, the reported maternal mortality rate for Texas doubled within a 2-year period to levels not seen in other U.S. states.” Just....
  • A College Strikes Back Against Safe Spaces

    08/26/2016 9:25:40 AM PDT · by milton23 · 9 replies
    Daily Signal ^ | 8/25/16 | Katrina Trinko
    If you want to be unquestionably affirmed and unchallenged in all your beliefs and views, don’t go to the University of Chicago. In a letter published by Intellectual Takeout, John Ellison, dean of students at the Chicago college, warns incoming students that there is no tolerance for the kind of student demands that have trended in recent years: Our commitment to academic freedom means that we do not support so-called ‘trigger warnings,’ we do not cancel invited speakers because their topics might prove controversial, and we do not condone the creation of intellectual ‘safe spaces’ where individuals can retreat from...
  • Have More Kids. It's Good For the Planet

    08/26/2016 9:20:13 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 27 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 26, 2016 | David Harsanyi
    The problem with environmentalists isn't merely that they have destructive ideas about the economy, but that so many of them embrace repulsive ideas about human beings. Take a recent NPR piece that asks, "Should We Be Having Kids In The Age Of Climate Change?" If you want to learn about how environmentalism has already affected people in society, read about the couple pondering "the ethics of procreation" and its impact on the climate before starting a family, or the group of women in a prosperous New Hampshire town swapping stories about how the "the climate crisis is a reproductive crisis."...
  • God’s Solution to the ‘Nones’ Who Have Left the Faith

    08/26/2016 9:00:17 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 3 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 26, 2016 | Michael Brown
    An important new survey by Pew Research asks why people who were raised in religious homes but who now identify as religious “nones” – having no religious affiliation – decided to leave the faith of their childhood. The results were varied, but according to the survey, “Half of ‘nones’ left childhood faith over lack of belief, one-in-five cite[d] dislike of organized religion.”Of this half (more exactly, 49 percent) of “nones” who say they no longer believe, many “mention ‘science’ as the reason they do not believe in religious teachings” while others “reference ‘common sense,’ ‘logic’ or a ‘lack of evidence’...
  • Kellyanne Conway, Donald Trump's Campaign Manager, with Chris Cuomo in New Day @KellyannePolls

    08/26/2016 8:38:21 AM PDT · by GilGil · 19 replies
    CNN ^ | 8/25/2016 | Chris Cuomo
    Kellyanne Conway, Donald Trump's Campaign Manager, with Chris Cuomo in New Day @KellyannePolls Thursday, August 25, 2016
  • Look For the Union Label

    08/26/2016 8:35:19 AM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 8 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | August 25, 2016 | Malcolm A. Kline
    Teachers' unions can now point to an academic study to defend themselves against the charge that they prevent the firing of bad teachers, but the study itself is more of a hypothetical defense against very real charges. Eunice S. Han of Wellesley College, Hillary Clinton's alma mater, finished a study on February 27, 2016 entitled "The Myth of Unions' Overprotection of Bad Teachers: Evidence from the District-Teacher Matched Panel Data on Teacher Turnover." Yet and still, she spends many pages using phrases such as "suppose," "assume," and "predict" and developing "models" in which she adds these suppositions, assumptions and predictions...
  • Lots of Smoke Here, Hillary

    08/26/2016 7:41:07 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 23 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 26, 2016 | Pat Buchanan
    Prediction: If Hillary Clinton wins, within a year of her inauguration, she will be under investigation by a special prosecutor on charges of political corruption, thereby continuing a family tradition. For consider what the Associated Press reported this week: The surest way for a person with private interests to get a meeting with Secretary of State Clinton, or a phone call returned by her, it seems, was to dump a bundle of cash into the Clinton Foundation. Of 154 outsiders whom Clinton phoned or met with in her first two years at State, 85 had made contributions to the Clinton...
  • RACHEL MADDOW Interviews Kellyanne Conway (8/24/2016) (reveals Democrat plan)

    08/26/2016 7:14:22 AM PDT · by GilGil · 64 replies
    MSNBC ^ | 8/24/2016 | Rachel Maddow
    RACHEL MADDOW Interviews Kellyanne Conway (8/24/2016) (reveals Democrat plan)
  • Americans Are Embracing Transgender Rights

    08/26/2016 7:08:49 AM PDT · by C19fan · 66 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | August 25, 2016 | Andrew McGill
    Change in America is a funny thing. It took two centuries for the country to agree that a black woman could marry a white man. On the other hand, same-sex marriage bans collapsed just a decade after the first state awarded recognition to gay couples. And there’s new evidence that national views are swinging even more quickly when it comes transgender Americans.
  • The Ohio Turnpike gears up for self-driving car testing

    08/26/2016 7:04:59 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 38 replies
    13 ABC ^ | August 25, 2016 | Lissa Guyton
    TOLEDO (13abc Action News) - Self-driving cars are getting closer to becoming a reality in America. Testing is underway in a few places around the country and if you travel the Ohio Turnpike, you'll soon be sharing the road with them. We spoke with drivers and the head of the Ohio Turnpike Commission about the testing. The autonomous vehicles could be on the turnpike by the end of the year. The Ohio Turnpike will be turned into a test track of sorts for the emerging technology. Randy Cole is the Executive Director of the Turnpike Commission, "It's 241 miles of...
  • Women say bisexual men ‘are better lovers and better fathers than straight partners’

    08/26/2016 6:56:49 AM PDT · by C19fan · 66 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | August 26, 2016 | Charlotte Mortlock
    Women in relationships with bisexual men say their partners are better lovers and fathers than straight men. Deakin School of Health and Social Development interviewed 78 Australian women who had been in relationships with bi-sexual men to gain an insight into the families, intimacies and dynamics between the couple. The study, conducted by senior lecturer Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli, is now the basis of a new book, Women In Relationships with Bisexual Men - Bi Men by Women.
  • Hillary Clinton's Felonious Friends in Virginia

    08/26/2016 6:22:51 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 26, 2016 | Mona Charen
    erry McAuliffe is a Hillary Clinton pal. He fronted $1.3 million for her house in Chappaqua, New York. We should all have such friends. Thanks to the Republicans who shut down the government in 2013, McAuliffe is now the governor of Virginia, a swing state, and thus in a position to help Clinton get another house -- on Pennsylvania Avenue. Any governor has political strings to pull, but Gov. McAuliffe is going beyond sharing voter information, get-out-the-vote operations and other traditional political tools. He's creating new voters by unilaterally restoring voting rights to 206,000 convicted felons. McAuliffe is focused on...
  • Bad day for EpiPen maker Mylan as Sarah Jessica Parker steps down as face of company [tr]

    08/26/2016 6:19:31 AM PDT · by C19fan · 55 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | August 25, 2016 | James Wilkonson
    Sarah Jessica Parker has stepped down as the face of pharma company Mylan after it emerged the company had raised the price of its life-saving EpiPens by 548 per cent. In a post on Instagram Thursday, the 'Sex and the City' actress said she was 'disappointed, saddened and deeply concerned' and called for Mylan to reverse the price hike. Her announcement came the same day that the beleaguered company - which has faced an outpouring of scorn since the price increase came to light - was challenged by Senator Joe Manchin, father of Mylan CEO Heather Bresch.