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  • The American Spring Explodes in Baltimore

    04/27/2015 5:39:06 PM PDT · by Randall_S · 2 replies
    Noisyroom ^ | April 26, 2015 | Terresa Monroe-Hamilton
    Baltimore literally exploded in violent protests last night as a few hundred #BlackLivesMatter goons shut down the city for some time. They managed to pen up 36,000 Baltimore Orioles fans within their stadium at Camden Yards as they rampaged through the streets, duking it out with bystanders. It’s being claimed that they originally meant for the protests to be peaceful… right. But people shouldn’t fret… President Barack Obama partied down at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner just 50 miles away while all hell was breaking loose. They must have been celebrating the chaos. That’s their idea of peaceful? Fans from...
  • How Ted Cruz came off looking inclusive in N.Y. gay rights spat

    04/27/2015 5:28:25 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 2 replies
    The Christian Science Monitor's Politics ^ | April 27, 2015 | Harry Bruinius
    Ted Cruz was the guest of two gay New York businessmen for a discussion about Israel last week. The backlash among the gay community speaks to how charged gay rights remains – and how political discourse has evolved. New York — First, something surprising happened. Then, something familiar. Last week, conservative firebrand Sen. Ted Cruz and his wife stopped by the Central Park penthouse of two wealthy gay businessmen to have dinner and a friendly “fireside chat” about their mutually fervent support for the state of Israel. Not only was it a civil conversation, it harked to a kind of...
  • Woman Caught on Camera Pulling Baltimore Rioter Off of Streets Called ‘Mom of the Year’

    04/27/2015 5:17:27 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 22 replies
    ijreview.com ^ | april 27, 2015 | justin green
    But some residents aren’t having it with the protestors, including a woman who is featured in four Instagram videos removing from the trouble a young man dressed in all black. Here’s the first video, where she confronts him. (Editor’s note: Strong language and violence):
  • Rioters Pose For Photos With Destroyed Cop Car In Baltimore

    04/27/2015 4:23:38 PM PDT · by absentee · 66 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | 4/27/15 | Caleb Howe
    This is one of those videos that really requires no explanation. Two of the apparent rioters in Baltimore took time out from looting and injuring police to take pictures with the fruits of their labors. Trophies, as CNN commentator notes. The rioting in Baltimore had been underway for about two hours at this point, a situation that one reporter described as "all out war."
  • Hillary Thinks You Should Change Your Religious Beliefs

    04/27/2015 4:20:55 PM PDT · by markomalley · 29 replies
    Catholic Vote ^ | 4/27/15 | Ryan Mayer
    Coming as a complete and utter shock to absolutely no one, Hillary Clinton gave every indication that she plans to play the gender card in her campaign for the presidency. And based on her keynote at the Women in the World Summit last week, it looks like we’re in for more of the tired “War on Women” rhetoric. From the speech:“Far too many women are denied access to reproductive health care and safe childbirth, and laws don’t count for much if they’re not enforced.”Which laws does she think need enforcing? I’m guessing not the ones repeatedly violated by her friends...
  • Police: Baltimore Gangs Threaten To ‘Take Out’ Officers

    04/27/2015 3:42:38 PM PDT · by baltimorepoet · 22 replies
    http://baltimore.cbslocal.com WJZ ^ | April 27, 2015 1:50 PM
    The Baltimore Police Department has received information that a number of Baltimore area gangs have joined forces to “take out” officers. According to a press release from the Baltimore Police department, members of the Black Guerilla Family, Bloods and Crips have partnered to harm law enforcement officials.
  • Red ink could kill Covered California

    04/27/2015 3:28:50 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 18 replies
    ocregister.com ^ | April 22, 2015 Updated April 26, 2015 5:21 p.m.
    After two previous extensions, the open enrollment period for Covered California ends April 30. That deadline just might prove to be the tipping point for the state’s two-year-old health insurance exchange. That’s because this is the year Covered California is supposed to become completely self-sustaining. Indeed, there’s no more money coming from Washington after the state exhausts the $1.1 billion it received from the federal government to get the Obamacare exchange up and running. And state law prohibits Sacramento from spending any money to keep the exchange afloat. That presents an existential crisis for Covered California, which is facing a...
  • GoFundMe shuts down another donations page for a Christian business owner accused of discrimination?

    04/27/2015 3:15:25 PM PDT · by markomalley · 23 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 4/27/15 | Allahpundit
    The question mark’s in the headline because they haven’t commented yet on where the page went or why, but you can guess what happened if you read Jazz’s post yesterday. A GoFundMe page for a different Christian-owned business, Sweet Cakes by Melissa in Oregon, was yanked down by GFM because there are discrimination charges pending against the owner and it’s GFM’s policy not to raise money “in defense of formal charges of heinous crimes, including violent, hateful, or sexual acts.” Politely refusing to cater a gay wedding is, evidently, now a “heinous crime.” But that raised a question: If charity...
  • Metairie double-murder suspect carjacked woman in St. Roch, tried to run over U.S. Marshal: NOPD

    04/27/2015 3:01:29 PM PDT · by BBell · 4 replies
    NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune ^ | 4/27/15 | Jonathan Bullington
    The 17-year-old New Orleans teen Jefferson Parish authorities have accused of killing David Pence and his son, Nicholas, in Metairie last week faces charges out of Orleans Parish ranging from carjacking to the attempted second-degree murder of a U.S. Marshal's deputy, court records show. New Orleans police say the same day Dexter Allen murdered the Pences, he carjacked a Metairie woman at gunpoint as she picked up her son in St. Roch. Two days later, he led U.S. Marshals on a chase along Interstate 10 that ended with him trying to run down a deputy and then jumped into the...
  • Teen Pulls Couple from Wreckage in Loma Portal Hit-and-Run Crash

    04/27/2015 2:51:33 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 19 replies
    NBC San Diego ^ | 4/27 | Samantha Tatro and Omari Fleming
    “It hurt my heart because they were helpless," the teenager told NBC 7.A San Diego teenager was one of the first to jump in and help a couple trapped and in shock following in a hit-and-run crash in Loma Portal Saturday. “It hurt my heart because they were helpless and didn’t know what to do," said 18-year-old Nida Wongsri. Wongsri told NBC 7 she first spotted the couple's minivan near the intersection of Chatsworth Boulevard and Elliot Street Saturday night, the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department said. The minivan crashed on its side and the couple inside - described by police...
  • "God Gave Me a Cold For a Reason": California Survivor of Mount Everest Avalanche

    04/27/2015 2:34:27 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 32 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | Kris Sanchez
    It’s very likely that Scott Holder of Santa Rosa would have been among the 17 people killed in Nepal after an earthquake unleashed an avalanche on Mount Everest. But he had a massive cold. ow to Help Victims of the Nepal Earthquake And instead of climbing up the Earth’s highest mountain, the 49-year-old financial adviser and mountaineer had headed back to below camp before big catastrophe on Saturday. “At the end of the day, God gave me a cold for a reason,” Holder, 49, told NBC Bay Area by phone from the capital city of Kathmandu near Mount Everest. And...
  • Final TRT FREEP at SCOTUS defending 2,000 years of real Christian marriage.

    04/27/2015 1:11:56 PM PDT · by MagnusMaximus1 · 6 replies
    www.GusAlzona.com | April 27, 2015 | Gus Alzona
    You're invited to join the Tyranny Response Team and other real Tea Party folks at our final FREEP in defense of 2,000 years of real Christian marriage. This will be held in front of the Supreme Court of the United States on Tuesday, April 27, 2015 from 9:00am until 12:00 noon. Media inquiries, call 1-202-288-8011 Simple rules of conduct are: no violence, no racism, no profanity, obey the law and treat uniformed law enforcement officials with respect.
  • Live Stream Baltimore Maryland NOW

    04/27/2015 2:27:35 PM PDT · by Wiz-Nerd · 457 replies
    CBS Live on Youtube ^ | 4-27-2015 | CBS Baltimore Live
    Live stream video at link.
  • Celebrities Thankful to Vanity Fair WHCD Party for Giving Them Another Chance to Praise Obama

    04/27/2015 1:51:37 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 17 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | April 27, 2015 | Jen Chaney
    The Vanity Fair–Bloomberg cocktail reception that follows the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, held at the franco-swank residence of the French ambassador, is the kind of party where Katie Couric can kick off her shoes and spend much of the party in bare feet. It’s the kind of party where Charlie Rose and Ashley Judd stand by one of several bars and engage in a lot of intense close-talking. It’s the kind of party where one waits in line to use the loo, just as one has done at every normal, far less glitzy house party since the 1990s. But then...
  • Police: Gangs team up to 'take out' law enforcement officers

    04/27/2015 1:44:04 PM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 77 replies
    WBAL ^ | 4/27/2015
    BALTIMORE —Baltimore City police announced Monday morning that there is a credible threat against law enforcement officers. A police statement said: "The Criminal Intelligence Unit received credible information that members of various gangs including the Black Guerilla Family, Bloods, and Crips have entered into a partnership to 'take out' law enforcement officers."
  • Must The State Affix The Imprimatur Of Marriage To All Protected Coupling Arrangements?

    04/27/2015 1:42:53 PM PDT · by Embargo · 10 replies
    CognitiveEvolution.com ^ | April 27, 2015 | Alice Travis
    If States license same sex marriages the Fourteenth Amendment may mandate the issuance of categories of marriage licenses akin to types of state diplomas.... Pregnancy is never a consequence of sexual relations in same sex marriage. No spouse in a same sex marriage who elects to have a child by natural means can do so without committing adultery. 100 percent of births to persons in same sex marriages are out-of-wedlock. No spouse in a same sex marriage who elects to have a child by natural or artificial means can do so without proliferating out-of-wedlock-births. These two facts alone establish that...
  • Latest on police-custody death: Officers hurt at mall riot (in Baltimore)

    04/27/2015 1:31:38 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 52 replies
    Washington Post ^ | April 27, 2015
    Hundreds of youths outside a mall in northwest Baltimore are clashing violently with police in riot gear, throwing rocks, bricks and bottles at the officers. Baltimore police say on Twitter that several officers have been injured. Officers are using pepper-spray to keep the protesters back. A flier circulated on social media called for a period of violence Monday afternoon to begin at the Mondawmin Mall and move downtown toward City Hall. [Snip] The University of Maryland campus in downtown Baltimore shut down its campus at 2 p.m., saying it has been warned by the Baltimore Police Department that “activities” in...
  • Is the gay lobby changing facts to co-opt the ‘Day of Pink’?

    04/27/2015 1:19:30 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 5 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 4/27/15 | Pete Baklinski
    OTTAWA, April 27, 2015 (LifeSiteNews.com) -- The pro-gay organization that organizes the Day of Pink in schools across Canada every April appears to have altered an essential historical fact about how the day originally began 8 years ago, with a direct consequence for its use of the day to promote the homosexual agenda.Jer’s Vision, now known as the Canadian Centre for Gender & Sexual Diversity (CCGSD), states in their brochures and posters that the original victim of bullying was a “gay student” (see here and here).However, LifeSiteNews has found that the bullied student was, and remains, a heterosexual male who...
  • Give Them ‘Space’ to Riot: Baltimore’s Mayor Writes a License for Lawlessness

    04/27/2015 1:14:13 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 26 replies
    National Review ^ | 04/27/2015 | by IAN TUTTLE
    At his Friday press conference, Malik Z. Shabazz, itinerant inciter of outrage from the Washington, D.C.–based Black Lawyers for Justice, warned Baltimore that, to protest the mysterious death of Freddie Gray, “a wave will roll downtown to City Hall.” He forgot to mention that it was a crime wave. In a 79-second clip filmed by a female Russia Today reporter, one young man (“Rest in peace to my man, Freddie G”) is joined by two other young men (“F*** the police”), who are joined by several other young men, each of whom, shouting, displays his middle finger to the...
  • In the press, panic over Hillary’s self-destruction is growing

    04/27/2015 1:07:08 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 41 replies
    Hotair ^ | 04/27/2015 | Noah Rothman
    How do you know that a Democrat has found him or herself embroiled in a particularly devastating scandal? When the press begins to ask when the Republicans will begin “overplaying” their hands. This weekend, you could feel the ground beginning to fall out from beneath Hillary Clinton’s supporters as members of the reporting and commentary classes began to express their doubts about the former secretary of state’s ethics. Among some prominent members of the media who are generally not predisposed to dismiss the Democratic candidate in a presidential race, the Clinton Foundation’s shady fundraising practices and the former secretary’s...
  • BEN AFFLECK HAS ANOTHER NINE SLAVEHOLDER ANCESTORS FROM THROUGHOUT THE SOUTH (214 slaves total)

    04/27/2015 12:52:50 PM PDT · by drewh · 48 replies
    Big Government ^ | April 27, 2015
    Movie star Ben Affleck has another nine slaveholder ancestors from Mississippi, Arkansas, Tennessee, North Carolina, and Virginia, according to publicly available Census records and genealogy research conducted by Breitbart News. Last week, Affleck admitted that he successfully pressured Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates to edit his Georgia slaveholding ancestor, Benjamin Cole, out of an episode of the PBS series “Finding Your Roots” that featured his family history. This brings the number of Affleck’s known slaveholder ancestors to 12, who owned a total of 214 slaves. The relative ease with which Breitbart News was able to find these nine additional slaveholding...
  • Meteorologist: My millionaire ex said he’d kill me if I didn’t get an abortion

    04/27/2015 12:42:59 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 17 replies
    New York Post ^ | 4/27 | Rebecca Rosenberg
    A TV meteorologist claims her millionaire ex-boyfriend forced her to abort their baby — and choked her while she was recovering from the procedure, Manhattan court papers show. “I will kill you and our unborn child if you don’t have an abortion. I will run away to China after I kill you,” Stephen Jones, 48, told Roxanna Haynes, 30, this month, according to prosecutors. Jones, the $6 million-a-year head of the KPMG auditing firm’s Global Strategy Group
  • Will The Supreme Court Open The Door To The Criminalization Of Christianity?

    04/27/2015 12:37:01 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 14 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | April 27, 2015 | Mario Diaz
    The question before the U.S. Supreme Court tomorrow in Obergefell v. Hodges, dealing with the highly-anticipated same-sex “marriage” challenges, is very simple: Does the U.S. Constitution require same-sex “marriage” in every state in the nation?
  • Parent co. to print gay wedding invites after franchisee refuses

    04/27/2015 12:14:22 PM PDT · by madprof98 · 21 replies
    Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | 4/27/15 | David Markiewicz
    The young couple wanted really special invitations made up for their wedding, something that looked like a train ticket to fit with the railroad theme of their big day. So bride-to-be Paige Beckwith turned to a Suwanee printer who’d been recommended to her. But the printer rejected the job because of his religious beliefs, the parent company of the printing business said Monday. Beckwith is gay. *** However, a company spokesman at AlphaGraphics confirmed Beckwith’s story. The company also released a statement: “We do not condone discrimination of any kind, and wish to make clear that customers of any race,...
  • Correspondents Dinner: Obama Rips Off Your Host; Elitists Mock Memories Pizza

    04/27/2015 11:51:33 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | April 27, 2015 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: White House Correspondents Dinner. I mentioned at the very beginning of the program that Comedy Central apparently is stealing from this program. People do not know this, but Rush Limbaugh the TV Show is what The Daily Show is. Except we made fun of left, and except that nobody heard about it. Actually it's not true that nobody heard about it. Back in those days, 1992 to 1996, we were out-rating David Letterman. The problem is we didn't have a single consistent time slot. We were in a different time slot every market. There were a lot of problems...
  • Jeremy Renner — a real-life action dad

    04/27/2015 11:45:08 AM PDT · by presidio9 · 13 replies
    New York Post ^ | April 26, 2015 | Mark Tapson
    As the helplessly smitten father of two little girls (with a third on the way), I have a soft spot for stories about manly dads who freely confess to being wrapped around their daughter’s little finger. So I was touched when Fox News reported that tough guy action star Jeremy Renner recently gushed about his 2-year-old Ava Berlin in an interview with Ellen DeGeneres. Ava is the daughter of Renner, 44, and Canadian model Sonni Pacheco, who married in early 2014 almost a year after Ava’s birth. Renner was grateful that he married late in life, after some career success,...
  • Ten Things You Need to Know About Fast Track

    04/27/2015 11:29:27 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 5 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 27, 2015 | Michael Hammond
    As the Congress begins debate on granting President Obama "Fast Track" authority on trade, here are ten key items you need to know:One: "Fast Track Authority" Is, At Its Core, Nothing But A Significant Transfer Of Legislative Power To Barack Obama And His Immediate Successor.It's not exactly like Missouri v. Holland, since, rightly or wrongly, trade agreements have not, constitutionally, been treated as treaties. But it's analogous to Missouri v. Holland in the sense that everything in the agreement will have the force of statutory law. And it will have the force of law even if, under Article I, Section...
  • Random Blasts at the Well Deserving

    04/27/2015 11:22:52 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 2 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 27, 2015 | Shawn Mitchell
    Obama's only guilty of allowing Iran to pursue its own fissile uranium. Hillary actually helped cement the sale of uranium to Russia. That might be worse.Hey, every pompous college that votes to divest your portfolio from fossil fuels... Is your campus 100% wind and solar powered? Or are you spineless, preening hypocrites, making a show of washing your hands of the source of your own comforts, driven by ignorant students who haven't a clue where their standard of living comes from?When I was a 16 year old punk in Southern California, I was a pretty good rock climber. Some 30-something...
  • Obama Sends Three WH Officials to Freddie Gray’s Funeral – Sent No One to Chris Kyle’s Funeral

    04/27/2015 11:06:15 AM PDT · by blueyon · 36 replies
    Gateway Pundt ^ | 4/27/15 | Jim Hoft
    President Barack Obama will send three White House officials to the funeral of Freddie Gray, a Baltimore man who died in police custody this month. Obama sent no senior officials to Margaret Thatcher or Chris Kyle‘s funerals. Priorities. FOX News reported: The White House says the head of President Obama’s initiative for minority males will attend the funeral of a Baltimore man who died after sustaining serious injuries while in police custody.
  • What's at Stake as Supreme Court Considers Marriage Tomorrow?

    04/27/2015 11:00:30 AM PDT · by NYer · 34 replies
    Aleteia ^ | April 27, 2015 | JOHN BURGER
    Does the United States Constitution require states to allow members of the same sex to marry each other? Does the Constitution require states to recognize the marriages of same-sex couples who were legally married in another state? These are the two questions the Supreme Court of the United States will ponder as it listens to oral arguments Tuesday. It seems simple. But the roads that have led to this point have been anything but. After years of legal challenges to state bans on same-sex marriage, many of them successful, as well as voter referendums in which the traditional definition of marriage has...
  • Facebook Is Not Letting the Story of the Vet Who Killed a Cat With a Bow and Arrow Go

    04/27/2015 10:50:28 AM PDT · by QT3.14 · 315 replies
    Texas Monthly ^ | April 22, 2015 | Dan Solomon
    By now, you’ve probably heard of Kristen Lindsey. She’s the veterinarian from Brenham who’s given more bad press to the state than Blue Bell after she posted a picture on Facebook of herself, smiling and holding an arrow with a dead cat on the end of it:
  • Why would two same-sex marriage proponents even host an event for Ted Cruz?

    04/27/2015 10:32:34 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 41 replies
    The Washington Post's The Fix ^ | April 27, 2015 | Philip Bump
    You've likely heard about what happened already. Two New York City entrepreneurs, leaders in the city's gay business community, hosted a small event for Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) in their Central Park South penthouse. The story got to the Times, and the gay community flipped out, given Cruz's aggressive and consistent hostility to the idea of same-sex marriage. There were calls for a boycott of the hotel and other properties the pair owned; each of them -- first Ian Reisner and then Mati Weiderpass -- apologized for hosting the tea party senator. Reisner's apology explains the choice in self-deprecating (and...
  • The home ownership trap

    04/27/2015 10:16:14 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 83 replies
    Hotair ^ | 04/27/2015 | Jazz Shaw
    Owning your own home and making it your castle is a key element of the American dream. Or is it? That’s become a more complicated question in recent years, particularly since the crash of 2007 and the bursting of the housing bubble well before that. Obviously the ability to own rather than rent can still be a very advantageous situation… for some people. But the reality is that it’s not the best choice for everyone, particularly if they are already in a tenuous financial situation. Stan Humphries of Zillow has an editorial at USA Today where he makes the...
  • Suspending Students Willy-Nilly

    04/27/2015 10:11:41 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 27, 2015 | Lauren Cooney
    Earlier this month, a conservative student named Laura was suspended from Barry University for exposing her administration's sympathetic nature to ISIS. She’s a 4.0 honors student and was even awarded 'Most Outstanding Senior’ by the Communications Department the same day her expose was published. The administration, obviously feeling embarrassed, retaliated by punishing Laura for alerting the community of their anti-American behavior. For the past three weeks, Laura’s graduation status has been in jeopardy. Unfortunately, this type of retaliation towards conservative students happens every single year. It happened to me around this time last year, as I was about to...
  • Reporter refuses to apologize for texting during National Anthem: 'It's 2015'

    04/27/2015 10:04:21 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 60 replies
    Post Standard: Syracuse NY ^ | updated April 27, 2015 at 11:45 AM | By Geoff Herbert | gherbert@syracuse.com
    A reporter is under fire for texting during the National Anthem and refusing to apologize. Helena Andrews, who writes the Reliable Source gossip column for The Washington Post, was caught on video using her cell phone as the "Star Spangled Banner" played Saturday at the 2015 White House Correspondents dinner. Andrews appeared to be typing with her head down, glued to her smartphone's screen, while other attendees stood solemnly with their hands over their hearts until the patriotic song finished.... "Apparently someone saw me on TV 'texting' during the dinner. FTR (For The Record) I was taking notes. On my...
  • The Incredible Intolerance of Ultra-Liberals and Gays

    04/27/2015 9:55:19 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 55 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 27, 2015 | Mark Nuckols
    Gay people in America are among the most self-righteous and intolerant people there are. The most recent gay backlash against two of their own for stepping out of line shows just how deep politically correct intolerance runs in their community, especially in ultra-liberal bastions like New York. Ian Reisner and Mati Weiderpass are two prominent gay businessmen in NYC and the owners of OUT NYC, a hotel catering primarily to gay people. Reisner is also Jewish and a supporter of Israel, and last week he hosted a small reception for Senator Ted Cruz from Texas. The dozen attendants discussed foreign...
  • How Google (Waze) is endangering police officers (Barf)

    04/27/2015 9:47:31 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 56 replies
    CNN ^ | 04-26/2015 | David A. Clarke Jr. and Jonathan Thompson
    Editor's Note: David A. Clarke Jr. is sheriff of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. Jonathan Thompson is CEO of the National Sheriffs' Association. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the authors. (CNN)—For the fifth year in a row in 2014, ambush attacks on police officers were the No. 1 cause of felonious deaths of law enforcement officers in the line of duty. Nevertheless, Google continues to market a smartphone application that lets lawbreakers pinpoint the location of police officers in the field. Google's executives won't even discuss the subject with organizations representing law enforcement. Google's popular real-time traffic...
  • Hillary Clinton: Force Christians to Change Their Religious Views to Support Abortion

    04/27/2015 9:47:03 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 37 replies
    Life News ^ | 4/27/15 | Steven Ertelt
    In a speech last week, Hillary Clinton lamented that too many women are supposedly denied abortions. The Democratic presidential candidate came under fire for that pro-abortion comment, but she also is drawing widespread condemnation for another remark in the speech. The comment has Hillary Clinton essentially saying that Christians must be forced to change their religious views to accommodate abortions.“Far too many women are still denied critical access to reproductive health care and safe childbirth. All the laws we’ve passed don’t count for much if they’re not enforced,” Clinton said, using the euphemism for abortion.“Rights have to exist in practice...
  • Can America survive 8 years of Hillary Clinton?

    04/27/2015 9:34:19 AM PDT · by pinochet · 67 replies
    Hillary Clinton may bring about a 3rd and 4th term of Obama policies. Can America survive without collapsing?
  • The IRS vs. The Church

    04/27/2015 9:33:46 AM PDT · by raptor22 · 14 replies
    American Thinker ^ | April 27, 2015 | Daniel John Sobieski
    The IRS targeting of Tea Party and other conservative groups prior to the 2012 election was an unconscionable abuse of power for which accountability and punishment have been noticeably absent. But this was and is not the only use by the Obama administration of the power to tax to attempt to destroy its political opponents. The IRS is also involved in targeting what President Obama has called “less than loving” Christians through the mandates of ObamaCare and its attack on the free exercise of religion through the attempted coercion of mandated health insurance coverage This administration’s war on religion is...
  • Running With Predators: Liberal elites continue to condemn law enforcement & excuse inner-city crime

    04/27/2015 9:29:26 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies
    City Journal ^ | Spring 2015 | Heather Mac Donald
    Starting in late summer 2014, a protest movement known as Black Lives Matter convulsed the country. Triggered by the fatal police shooting of a black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, the movement claimed that blacks are still oppressed by widespread racism, especially within law enforcement. The police subject black communities to a gratuitous regime of stops and arrests, resulting in the frequent use of lethal force against black men, according to the activists and their media and academic allies. Indeed, America’s police are the greatest threat facing young black men today, the protesters charged. New York’s mayor Bill de Blasio announced...
  • Climate Change and Global Warming to Continue Unabated Despite 'Hiatus'

    04/27/2015 9:22:52 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 33 replies
    Science World Report ^ | April 27, 2015 | by Catherine Griffin
    There's been a lot of speculation about what may have caused the global warming "hiatus" seen over the past several years. Now, though, scientists have found that this slowdown will make no difference to how much the planet will warm by 2100. "This much hyped global warming slowdown is just a distraction to the task at hand," said Matthew England, lead author of the new study, in a news release. "This shows that the slowdown in global warming has no bearing on long-term projections-it is simply due to decadal variability. Greenhouse gases will eventually overwhelm this natural fluctuation." In order...
  • Air Pollution May Shrink the Brain, Study Suggests

    04/27/2015 8:56:58 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 12 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 4/27/15 | Agata Blaszczak Boxe - Livescience.com
    Breathing polluted air every day may change a person's brain in ways that end up leading to cognitive impairment, according to a new study. In the study, researchers examined 943 healthy adults who were at least 60 years old and lived the New England region. The investigators used magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to look at the participants' brain structures, and compared the images with the air pollution levels in the places where the participants lived. The researchers found that an increase of 2 micrograms per cubic meter in fine-particle pollution — a range that can be observed across an average...
  • Study blames global warming for 75 percent of very hot days

    04/27/2015 8:51:28 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 31 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 4/27/15 | Seth Borenstein - AP
    WASHINGTON (AP) — If you find yourself sweating out a day that is monstrously hot, chances are you can blame humanity. A new report links three out of four such days to man's effects on climate. And as climate change worsens around mid-century, that percentage of extremely hot days being caused by man-made greenhouse gases will push past 95 percent, according to the new study published Monday in the journal Nature Climate Change.
  • Will Obama join Amal at Columbia (University Law School) post-White House?

    04/27/2015 8:47:31 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 23 replies
    NY Post ^ | April 27, 2015
    President Obama is rumored to be in talks to move to New York and teach as a professor at Columbia Law School once his time in the White House is over. The president has strong links to Columbia University: He was a transfer student from California’s Occidental College in 1981 as a 20-year-old junior, and graduated from Columbia in 1983. Obama also taught courses in constitutional law at the University of Chicago from 1992 until his election to the US Senate in 2004. He was a senior lecturer from 1996 to 2004, during which time he taught three courses per...
  • Think of Undocumented Immigrants as Parents, Not Problems

    04/27/2015 8:47:26 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 24 replies
    New York Times ^ | April 27, 2015 | By ROBERTO SURO and MARCELO M. SUÁREZ-OROZCO
    SOMETHING happened while the immigration system in the United States got broken, something that should change the way we talk about fixing it. Years went by, and nature took its course. More than 11 million unauthorized immigrants settled into our communities; many formed families and had children. Now at least one of every 15 children living in the United States has an unauthorized parent, and nearly all of those children are native-born United States citizens. Think of that statistic, one in 15, the next time you drive by a school or a playground. Think of those children living with the...
  • Supreme Court tosses ObamaCare contraception ruling

    04/27/2015 8:46:08 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 23 replies
    The Hill ^ | April 27, 2015 | Sarah Ferris
    The Supreme Court on Monday gave new life to a lawsuit challenging ObamaCare’s contraception mandate, striking down a previous ruling in favor of the federal government. An appeals court in Cincinnati will now reconsider the legal challenge from the Catholic groups in Michigan and Tennessee that had sought exemptions from an ObamaCare provision that requires employers to cover birth control for all workers. The justices asked the lower court to reconsider the case in light of last year's landmark ruling on the contraception mandate. That ruling, which was issued last June, decided that the arts-and-crafts retailer, Hobby Lobby, could...
  • Baltimore Mayor: “We also gave those who wished to destroy space to do that as well.”

    04/27/2015 8:43:15 AM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 23 replies
    Louder with Crowder ^ | April 27, 2015 | Steven Crowder
    Baltimore has erupted in chaos ever since Freddie Gray died in police custody after being arrested on drug suspicions. It’d gotten so bad that the violent rioters protesters exercising their first amendment rights were so passionately violently rioting exercising their first amendment rights, people weren’t allowed to leave the Orioles/Red Sox game… because of all the violent rioting free speech that was going on outside. Thankfully, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake held a news conference to urge calm…
  • Statement from Rev. Al Sharpton on the death of Freddie Gray and his response to requests ...

    04/27/2015 8:38:24 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 9 replies
    National Action Network ^ | April 27, 2015 | Al Sharpton
    Complete Headline: Statement from Rev. Al Sharpton on the death of Freddie Gray and his response to requests for involvement in the case “I have been asked by many in the Baltimore area since day one to get involved in the justice for Freddie Gray movement. Though I have discussed it on my daily radio and TV shows and been in touch with our NAN Baltimore chapter, I resisted personal involvement until we saw what the promised May 1 investigation report would bring. [Snip] It is my intention to come and have a meeting with grassroots activists and faith leaders...
  • Father & Son Shot Dead ‘Execution-Style’ by Black Teens in New Orleans (VIDEO)

    04/27/2015 8:33:42 AM PDT · by upbeat5 · 46 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | April 26, 2915 | Jim Hoft
    Two teen car burglars were arrested this weekend after shooting David Pence and his son Nicholas at their home. The two black teens invaded the Pence home after a dinner party on Wednesday night.The father and son were shot dead in an execution-style murder moments after party guests left their home.