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  • Why not protect precious lives of children? ('It's time to train Americans to resist slaughter')

    10/09/2015 11:03:15 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 1 replies
    WND ^ | October 8, 2015 | Joseph Farah
    Dr. Ben Carson is under attack for some common-sense prescriptions for protecting the lives of children and other innocents from mass killers. The presidential candidate and world-renowned pediatric neurosurgeon suggested that mass killers, like so and so in Roseburg, Oregon, last week, should be stormed by those awaiting death and injury at their hands. “I would not just stand there and let him shoot me,” said Dr. Carson. “I would say: ‘Hey, guys, everybody attack him! He may shoot me, but he can’t get us all.’” He also suggested declaring schools as so-called “gun-free zones” is counterproductive and added that...
  • Jonathan Sandys discusses his new book on his great-grandfather Winston Churchill

    10/09/2015 10:56:37 AM PDT · by cdga5for4
    NewsMax ^ | October 5, 2015 | NewsMax
    Author of "God and Churchill: How the Greater Leader's Sense of Divine Destiny Changes His Troubled World and Offers Hope for Ours."
  • The Allure of Mass Murder

    10/09/2015 10:20:02 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 7 replies ^ | October 9, 2015 | Pat Buchanan
    "Seems the more people you kill, the more you are in the limelight." That blog post on the email address of Oregon mass-murderer Christopher Harper-Mercer was made after Vester Lee Flanagan shot and killed that Roanoke TV reporter and her cameraman. "I have noticed," said the blog post, "that people like [Flanagan] are all alone and unknown, yet when they spill a little blood, the whole world knows who you are." Harper-Mercer had found the key to his future, and given us a truism for our time. For the world now knows who Harper-Mercer is. We have seen his face...
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    10/09/2015 10:12:13 AM PDT · by Faith · 5 replies
    October 9, 2015 | Faith
    Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things. Philippians 4:8
  • Abbas Must Be Stopped

    10/09/2015 10:10:59 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies ^ | October 9, 2015 | Caroline Glick
    All the Palestinian terrorist attacks that have been carried out in recent weeks share one common feature. All the terrorists believe that by attacking Jews they are protecting the Temple Mount from destruction. And why shouldn’t they believe this obscenity? Everywhere they go, every time they turn on their televisions, read the paper, go to school or the mosque they are told that the Jews are destroying al-Aksa Mosque. Al-Aksa, they are told, is in danger. They must take up arms to defend it from the Jews, whatever the cost. One man stands at the center of this blood libel....
  • Bureaucrats Gone Wild

    10/09/2015 9:51:54 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies ^ | October 9, 2015 | Scott Rasmussen
    In the United States these days, about 95 percent of all new "laws" are written by bureaucrats rather than approved by Congress. A pair of recent news stories documents the dangers of bureaucrats gone wild. Last week, the U.S. officially defined 70,000 ways we can get sick or die. These classifications must be used by health care providers and insurance companies. Bloomberg News reports that "Doctors have already begun mocking the diagnostic list, picking out the most absurd and arcane, such as Z63.1: 'Problems in relationship with in-laws,' or V91.07XA: 'Burn due to water skis on fire.'" Unfortunately, this new...
  • Black Lives Matter 'guest lecturer' at Yale defends looting

    10/09/2015 9:36:30 AM PDT · by rktman · 27 replies ^ | 10/9/2015 | Rick Moran
    Yale Divinity School invited Black Lives Matter activist DeRay McKesson to be a "guest lecturer" for two days on "transformational leadership." McKesson made it clear just how transformational his leadership was when he defended looting as a legitimate political tactic. On Friday, McKesson will be one of the BLM activists meeting with Hillary Clinton. Perhaps Mrs. Clinton could broach the subject with Mr. McKesson and get his views on whether killing white cops is justified.
  • Is America a Nation of Immigrants?

    10/09/2015 9:33:01 AM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 17 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | October 9, 2015 | Malcolm A. Kline
    Generations of students have been taught that we are a nation of immigrants but inquiring minds beg to differ. Well, actually, they don’t beg. “What we have never been is a nation of immigrants,” veteran journalist Ralph Kinney Bennett said last weekend at the regional meeting of the Philadelphia Society in Indianapolis. “We were put through the process, rough-edged though it may have been, to become Americans.” “We did not suggest that they shed their heritage but make it part of a larger heritage.” Bennett retired as senior editor in the Washington bureau of Reader’s Digest in 2001. William B....
  • 'Gun violence'? No! Goon violence: 'Bad people do bad things'

    10/09/2015 9:21:26 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 9 replies
    WND ^ | September 3, 2015 | Ilana Mercer
    For a short while, the thing called “gun violence” was uppermost in the minds of the blabbering class. Two lovely young people, Alison Parker (news reporter) and Adam Ward (photojournalist), of Roanoke, Virginia, were gunned-down on live TV, in a scene reminiscent of the film “15 Minutes,” in which an anchor’s drive for ratings and a murderer’s quest for his 15 Minutes of Fame result in … gun, fist and other gratuitous, on-air violence. A week on, CNN’s Poppy Harlow was using the language of George Orwell’s Oceania to describe the entity, “gun violence,” that “took” the life of poor...

    10/09/2015 9:14:02 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 21 replies ^ | October 9, 2015 | Mathew Vadum
    Rioting at this weekend's Washington, D.C. gripe-fest celebrating the 20th anniversary of the endlessly hyped, misnamed Million Man March, seems like a definite possibility. Just this week 12 people were arrested in Hartford, Conn., for disorderly conduct after blocking traffic and access to the University of Hartford as they chanted “Black Lives Matter!” After demonstrators refused to stop sitting and standing in the road, they were arrested.
  • Conservatives for abolishing the fact of evil: why guns and mental illness are not the real problem

    10/09/2015 9:09:49 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 8 replies
    WND ^ | October 8, 2015 | Ilana Mercer
    The public personas who pass as conservatives are not system builders. We know them as conservatives not by their well thought-out, philosophically consistent thinking, but because they’ve staked out certain positions on The Issues, over time. “Gun violence” is the term used by conservatives with this messy habit of mind. A careful thinker would allude to “goon violence.” “For guns are not the root cause of man’s evil actions. Neither are the multiplying categories of manufactured illness in the psychiatric Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. Evil is integral to the human condition, always has been, always will be....
  • Brutal: Trey Gowdy Pens Scathing Letter to Top Benghazi Committee Democrat

    10/09/2015 9:06:10 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 49 replies ^ | October 9, 2015 | Guy Benson
    This story was more or less lost in the noise of yesterday's palace intrigue, but it's too important to simply let lie.  Do yourself a favor and click through to Gowdy's letter before proceeding any further. Read the entire thing. It's extraordinary, on several levels: First, Gowdy summons his prosecutorial vigor to absolutely demolish the ranking Democrat on the House Select Committee on Benghazi.  Democrats have seized upon erstwhile Speaker-in-waiting Kevin McCarthy's ill-advised comments to try to shut down the panel's probe -- a continuation of their ongoing, partisan efforts to dismiss its focus as a "phony scandal" and to portray the investigation as a political witch hunt.  Gowdy...
  • Compost 'Right wing" Blogger Rubin Attacks Ben Carson over his support for gun rights

    10/09/2015 9:05:47 AM PDT · by nvcdl · 17 replies
    Washing Post Hack mocks Ben Carson's for pointing out that the first thing the Nazi's did was taking Jews guns away in Germany.
  • U.S. military bars University of Phoenix recruiting

    10/09/2015 8:55:36 AM PDT · by Leaning Right · 26 replies
    MarketWatch ^ | Oct. 9, 2015 | Ben Kesling and Douglas Belkin
    The Department of Defense on Thursday placed the University of Phoenix system on probation, barring the for-profit school giant from recruiting on military bases and preventing troops from using federal money for classes. The Defense Department provided few details on the move, but the university system has been subjected to scrutiny by the department and Congress for months.
  • US scraps its $500million programme to train 'moderate' Syrian rebels ...

    10/09/2015 8:46:03 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 29 replies
    FULL TITLE: US scraps its $500million programme to train 'moderate' Syrian rebels after producing fewer than 80 soldiers, most of whom were either shot or ran away The U.S. has scrapped its $500 million program to train moderate rebels after it produced fewer than 80 fighters, most of whom had been killed or fled. U.S. Defence Secretary Ash Carter said Washington would instead work more closely with capable Kurdish and other forces in Syria. No details were immediately available, but the programme to train and equip moderate Syrian rebels to fight the Islamic State group is widely considered a failure....
  • The Media's Latest Phony Attack on Ben Carson

    10/09/2015 8:41:15 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 29 replies ^ | October 9, 2015 | David Limbaugh
    How about the next time the mainstream media decide to fabricate a controversy against a conservative presidential candidate, they choose something less laughable? The media's latest faux gasp concerns Dr. Ben Carson's comments about the Oregon school shooting. When I first watched news reports on it, I didn't immediately grasp the reason for the fuss, not having the artificial sensibilities of the MSM. Asked what he would do in a similar situation as the victims, Carson said: "I would ask everybody to attack the gunman because he can only shoot one of us at a time. That way, we don't...
  • Matt Damon Gushes Over Obama: He’s ‘Remarkable’ and ‘Deep’

    10/09/2015 8:37:43 AM PDT · by rktman · 74 replies ^ | 10/8/2015 | Scott Whitlock
    But talking to THR, he gushed, “We talked about it, and look, even when I was giving him shit, he's somebody who thinks so deeply about everything he does.” The movie star added, “I don't ever question that it's coming from the right place with him. He's a remarkable human being and shockingly easy to be around. He's incredibly approachable and doesn't beat you up with his station, though he could.” Damon is also a fan of Hillary Clinton:
  • Nobel Peace Prize Is Awarded to National Dialogue Quartet in Tunisia

    10/09/2015 8:35:16 AM PDT · by Borges · 9 replies
    NYT ^ | 10/9/2015 | SEWELL CHAN
    A coalition of labor unions, businesses, lawyers and human rights activists won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday “for its decisive contribution to the building of a pluralistic democracy in Tunisia in the wake of the Jasmine Revolution of 2011.” The prize to the coalition, known as the National Dialogue Quartet, comes nearly five years after an unemployed street vendor set himself on fire, touching off a political earthquake that toppled Tunisia’s longtime authoritarian president and proceeded to reverberate throughout the Middle East and North Africa. Among the disappointments of what has become known as the Arab Spring — collapsed...
  • Flip-flops Show Hillary's Long On Ambition, Short on Principles

    10/09/2015 8:28:27 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies ^ | October 9, 2015 | Jonah Goldberg
    Hillary Clinton revealed on Wednesday that she opposes the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, providing just the latest evidence that she is little more than political ambition wrapped in a pantsuit. Pay attention to the press coverage, because it's fascinating: Nobody takes Clinton at her word. I'm not just referring to her conservative critics. Slate's Jim Newell asks, "Will anyone find Clinton's position convincing?" The question is purely rhetorical. The article is headlined "Hillary Clinton Comes Out Against TPP, at Least Until the Democratic Convention." In "First Read," a newsletter put out by "Meet the Press" host Chuck Todd and his...
  • Ted Cruz: Trump won’t be the nominee and I’ll pick up most of his voters [Truce over?]

    10/09/2015 8:28:13 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 64 replies
    Hotair ^ | 10/09/2015 | AllahPundit
    Via Politico, skip to 12:00 of the clip below for the key bit. Oh, it’s on. Or is it? Normally, a candidate for president claiming that he’s going to peel away his opponents’ supporters and win the nomination would be so banal that it wouldn’t qualify as news. It’s the ultimate “dog bites man” story. Of course Cruz believes this. If he didn’t, why would he be running? But these aren’t normal circumstances. Cruz is the only Republican in the field who has yet to utter a critical or discouraging syllable about Trump, part of his talk-radio-ish strategy not...
  • Ahead of Million Man March, Capitol Police Issue Warning to Officers About ‘Race-Baiter’ Farrakhan

    10/09/2015 8:25:54 AM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 44 replies
    The Blaze ^ | October 7, 2015 | Oliver Darcy
    The U.S. Capitol Police’s intelligence office issued a bulletin last month warning officers of the possibility for violence during Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan’s rally to commemorate the Million Man March. According to the Washington Post, the warning came in the form of an email newsletter and noted that Farrakhan “has been accused of inciting violence against both Caucasians and police officers.”
  • Green Reverse: Denmark Abandons Climate Change Targets, Scraps Electric Car Subsidies

    10/09/2015 8:03:21 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 17 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/09/2015 | Simon Kent
    Denmark is slowly retreating from some of its most ambitious, self-regarding climate initiatives. In an unforeseen attack of common sense, the government is readying to end its generous tax breaks for citizens who buy low-carbon vehicles because of the expense imposed on the public purse. This will triple the retail price of electric cars like the popular Tesla (Model X pictured above) and remove their competitive price advantage against standard fossil fuel-powered models. A draft budget proposed last week would extend an existing 180 per cent automobile tax to electric vehicles and place their pricing alongside all other standard competitors.
  • Comcast Rolls Over for Hillary

    10/09/2015 8:12:35 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 5 replies ^ | October 9, 2015 | Brent Bozell
    Editor's note: This column was co-authored by Tim Graham. In June, Comcast executive vice president David Cohen hosted a $2,700-a-plate fundraiser for Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign. On the first weekend in October, the NBC Universal in-kind contributions really kicked in: a star turn on "Saturday Night Live," a Sunday morning interview with Rev. Al Sharpton, and a Monday town hall meeting on the "Today" program. The Daily Beast was blunt in a headline: "'Saturday Night Live' Premiere Basically a Hillary Clinton Campaign Ad." Writer Kevin Fallon documented how the aid and comfort for Clinton wasn't just in the skit where...
  • Clinton's Leftward Tack on Immigration and Guns Has Risks for November

    10/09/2015 7:56:19 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies ^ | October 9, 2015 | Michael Barone
    You win the presidency, Richard Nixon supposedly observed, by tacking to the right in the primaries and to the center in the general election. Hillary Clinton seems to be following that strategy except, as a Democrat, she is tacking to the left. This strategy has risks, as Nixon, who lost the presidency once and won it once by narrow margins, understood. Your right- or left-wing stances in the primaries can hurt in the general. As happened to George McGovern, the leftward-tacking Democratic nominee in 1972, whom Nixon beat with 61 percent of the vote. In the four decades since only...
  • Obama Wisely Declines to Start a War on Meat

    10/09/2015 7:42:08 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 52 replies ^ | October 9, 2015 | S.E Cupp
    This week, the Obama administration did something uncharacteristically sensible: It declined to urge Americans to eat less meat. Despite the recommendation of a top nutrition advisory panel to use federal agencies to set new dietary guidelines involving fewer cheeseburgers, barbecued ribs and filet mignon -- all in an effort to merely save the planet -- administration officials quietly announced that such new guidelines are not "the appropriate vehicle for this important policy conversation about sustainability." Liberal supporters of kudzu climate change legislation were furious that the president wouldn't take the advice of Scientists-with-a-capital-S -- who are to the left the...
  • Thousands Expected to Protest Obama’s Roseburg Visit

    10/09/2015 7:39:17 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 49 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 10/09/2015 | Debra Heine
    Several groups plan to protest President Barack Obama’s visit to Roseburg, Oregon, on Friday.Many residents of the conservative community are not happy with the president because he politicized the mass shooting at Umpqua Community College before all the bodies had even been identified. David Jaques, publisher of the conservative Roseburg Beacon, put out the word earlier this week that the president would not be welcome in his town because he was coming to further his anti-gun agenda.On Monday, Jaques told Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly that he had talked to “dozens and dozens of citizens, some family members of the...
  • Obama ‘Seriously Considering’ Using Executive Authority to Tighten Gun Laws

    10/09/2015 7:34:57 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 42 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 10/09/2015 | Liz Sheld
    The Washington Post is reporting that President Obama is considering an end run around Congress to make some changes to existing gun laws. In particular, he is considering “imposing new background-check requirements for buyers who purchase weapons from high-volume gun dealers.”Under Obama’s proposed executive fiat, dealers who sell more than an arbitrary number of guns will need to obtain a license from the ATF and perform background checks on consumers.This latest overreach comes on the heels of a tragic shooting at the gun-free Umpqua Community College. Obama has asked his team “to scrub what kinds of authorities do we...
  • What Common-Sense Gun Control Looks Like

    10/09/2015 7:30:04 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 25 replies ^ | October 9, 2015 | Erick Erickson
    What Common-Sense Gun Control Looks Like Last Thursday, as Americans were still coming to grips with the tragic rampage in Oregon, President Obama addressed the American people. An hour before the president spoke, news outlets were confirming that the shooter in Oregon had targeted his victims based on their religion. Multiple eyewitnesses and relatives of the victims all said the shooter asked the victims to state their religion. Those who said "Christian" were shot in the head. Others were shot in the legs or other parts of their body. The president -- in 1,299 words -- never once discussed religious...
  • The pain of transgender regret

    10/09/2015 7:27:01 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 24 replies
    Mercatornet ^ | 10/9/15 | Walt Heyer
    At the age of 42, Walt Heyer was married and had two children. But he had felt for years that he was stuck in the wrong gender. So he fully transitioned and emerged as Laura Jensen. After living as a woman for eight years, he realised that he had made a terrible mistake. Now he has detransitioned back to his birth gender and provides encouragement to people who regret their gender change.MercatorNet: Bruce – now Caitlin – Jenner seems perfectly happy with his gender change. Doesn’t his experience prove that a gender change is possible?Walt Heyer: I was also "perfectly...
  • Pew Poll: 66% of Republicans favor legal status for illegals if they meet certain requirements

    10/09/2015 7:19:49 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies
    Hotair ^ | 10/09/2015 | AllahPundit
    Every few months Pew cranks out a poll showing GOPers surprisingly warm to the idea of letting illegals stay, and every few months we scratch our heads and try to make sense of the numbers. I gave it my best shot back in June, the last time they surveyed this issue. Ask Republicans about various aspects of immigration and on most them you’ll see just the sort of border hawkishness you’d expect. They think that legal status for illegals rewards wrongdoing; they think immigrants are more likely to burden the country than benefit it; and a plurality would prefer...
  • On immigration: enterprise vs. welfare: Be careful with cultures you inject via mass immigration

    10/09/2015 7:17:04 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 5 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 10/09/2015 | Greg Richards
    There is a subtle and dangerous point about the tidal immigration described in today’s AT blog on Muslim invaders in Europe. We are a "high trust" society. In 99.9999% of the cases in ordinary life, we all get along due to basic Christian values that are not even articulated. If you walk in front of a car at a crossing you can expect the car to wait for you to cross, no matter who is driving. You don't even look.  If someone were lying by the side of the road, everybody would stop no matter what the person looked...
  • Top doc. fired for pointing out health risks of gay sex makes last-ditch appeal for his job

    10/09/2015 7:13:29 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 39 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 10/8/15 | Father Mark Hodges
    BOSTON, MA, October 7, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) -- Dr. Paul Church is one of the most respected urologists in the United States. The 65-year-old Harvard Medical School instructor and 30-year surgeon at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) has conducted live-saving research on prostate cancer and other diseases. For now, however, Dr. Church is unemployed - the result of a decade-long disagreement with his employer about its promotion of homosexuality, which he says science unquestionably proves is dangerous and unhealthy. On March 30, 2015 the hospital president and its 25-member Medical Executive Committee fired Dr. Church. He asked for and received...
  • He stopped a jihadist in France. Now he's been stabbed in California [Who is the assailant?]

    10/09/2015 6:56:03 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 46 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 10/09/2015 | Matthew Vadum
    Yesterday’s brutal knife attack on the U.S.-born French train hero Spencer Stone is yet more evidence suggesting that Stone and his fellow heroes are being targeted, possibly by Islamic terrorists. [SNIP] At time of writing, it had been reported that he was stabbed four times in the chest.  One report indicated he was stabbed in the heart and lung. "It is believed that the victim was out with a group of friends when a physical altercation led to the victim being stabbed multiple times in his upper body," a Sacramento police spokesman was quoted saying.  At press time, two suspects...
  • Joe Biden’s Staff Met With DNC To Review Nomination Rules

    10/09/2015 6:50:34 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    National Review ^ | 10/09/2015 | Jim Geraghty
    From the last Morning Jolt of the week… Is Joe Biden Running? Here’s One Little Indicator… Ryan Lizza, writing in The New Yorker: Joe Biden has taken another step toward entering the Presidential race. Representatives of the Vice-President held a meeting this week with Democratic National Committee staffers. They briefed Biden’s aides on arcane but crucial rules that the Vice-President would need to understand if he decides to run, according to a D.N.C. official. It was the most significant sign the source had seen to indicate Biden’s intentions. “I think it means he’s running,” the source said. The D.N.C. has...
  • Donald Trump Gets Saddam Hussein — and the Mideast — Wrong

    10/09/2015 6:46:49 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 90 replies
    National Review ^ | 10/09/2015 | David French
    Speaking Tuesday night to Brett Baier, Donald Trump sounded more like Democrats Sheila Jackson Lee and Dennis Kucinich than like the Republican front-runner for president. Asked whether he stood behind his 2008 interview where he said it would have been a “wonderful thing” if Nancy Pelosi had attempted to impeach President George W. Bush, Trump said this: “I think he was a disaster and I think it was one of the worst decisions ever made. [He] has totally destabilized the Middle East. If you had Saddam Hussein, you wouldn’t have the problems you have right now.” I’m sorry, but...
  • Video: Czech doctor reveals horrific reality of Muslim migrants in Germany

    10/09/2015 6:31:11 AM PDT · by Popman · 40 replies
    A Czech doctor working in Germany has threatened to leave the country over what is happening with the flood of Muslim migrants. The story she relates is horrific, and it’s one that needs to be heard — or read. Since the (German) press is forbidden from reporting on the true situation and social media giants like Facebook are working to stifle stories like this, she relayed the story in an email letter read by an independent Czech television host. An English translation of that letter follows the video below. ..... "Many Muslims are refusing treatment by female staff and, we,...
  • Obama, Kanye West in Bay Area to raise funds for Democrats

    10/09/2015 6:10:43 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 8 replies
    San Jose Mercury News ^ | 10/08/2015 | Josh Richman
    Amid renewed debate over gun control at home and tumult aplenty abroad, President Barack Obama arrives in the Bay Area on Friday to hold two fundraisers for the Democratic National Committee -- including one with a rap artist harboring his own White House aspirations. On Friday night, Obama will attend a reception at a private residence in San Francisco, and on Saturday morning he heads to San Francisco's Warfield Theater for an event featuring rapper Kanye West.
  • Tom Barrett calls for help from feds in effort to fight homicide spike

    10/09/2015 6:10:23 AM PDT · by rellimpank · 14 replies
    Milwaukee J-S ^ | 09 oct 2015 | Mary Spicuzza
    With the number of homicides in Milwaukee climbing to the highest level in a decade, Mayor Tom Barrett is joining with other mayors to call for more help from the federal government. Barrett and others want the FBI to notify local authorities immediately when someone trying to purchase a gun fails a background check. They also want local police departments to be able supplement their personnel with federal agents on key cases, and want U.S. attorneys to partner with local prosecutors when suspects can be charged with federal crimes — especially if those offenses involve illegal gun possession and trafficking....
  • Feminist Fabricator Lena Dunham Rides Again

    10/09/2015 5:35:49 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies ^ | October 9, 2015 | Michelle Malkin
    In Hollywood, anything is possible -- if you're a privileged femme fraudster with cover-up pals in all the right (or rather, left) places. Last week, upper-crust Manhattanite actress Lena Dunham dropped in at the Beverly Hills home of billionaire mogul Ron Burkle, who was co-hosting an event with Hanoi Jane Fonda, organized by the Rape Foundation, to honor her longtime friend and HBO "Girls" show producer, Judd Apatow. Apatow's a strident liberal who tweets a lot about women and rape, so naturally Dunham and the Rape Foundation lionized him for his brave advocacy for women and against rape. "He's a...
  • Wichita State U Changes Chapel to Appease Muslims

    10/09/2015 3:41:03 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 28 replies ^ | october 8, 2015 | faye higbee
    The marginalization of Christianity is on a runaway train in America. Wichita State University renovated its chapel to accommodate Muslims. In the process, Christian-related objects were removed. The backlash was furious. In May, workers removed Christian items like the pews, and the altar .. which have been given the boot. And that has not set well with alumni…many of whom are donors to the University. Chairs have been set up to replace the pews and make room for Muslim prayer rugs. If they wanted to provide a place for Muslims, why didn’t they just give them a separate place? Because Muslims want dominance. The School’s Student Body President is claiming “islamophobia”...
  • Study claims to locate genetic differences between gay, straight men

    10/09/2015 2:35:13 AM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 58 replies
    FoxNews ^ | October 09, 2015 | FoxNews
    A new study claims to have located nine parts of the male genetic code that indicate whether a person is heterosexual or homosexual. However, the study's authors also say that there is some evidence that environment plays a role in a man's sexual orientation by altering the activity of certain genes.
  • North Charleston settles with Walter Scott’s family for $6.5M

    10/09/2015 12:00:25 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 15 replies
    NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — A city in South Carolina approved a $6.5 million settlement Thursday with the family of an unarmed black man shot to death earlier this year by a white police officer. The North Charleston City Council approved the settlement by a 10-0 vote, and members of Walter Scott’s family were on hand when it was announced.
  • Gun sales hit a record high for the fifth month in a row

    10/08/2015 11:29:49 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 19 replies
    Maine Maritime Academy students bow their heads during a vigil of hope for the missing crew members of the U.S. container ship El Faro, Tuesday evening, Oct. 6, 2015, in Castine, Maine. How doomed US ship met its end Indianapolis Colts running back Frank Gore (23) runs for a third quarter touchdown against the Houston Texans at NRG Stadium on Oct. 8, 2015 in Houston. Johnson has 2 TD receptions, leads Colts over Texans 27-20 The FBI conducted 1,795,102 firearm background checks through the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) in September, suggesting gun sales were at an all-time...
  • Watchdog Says Report of 10,000 Toddlers on ADHD Drugs Tip of the Iceberg..

    10/08/2015 11:25:20 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 17 replies
    FULL TITLE: Watchdog Says Report of 10,000 Toddlers on ADHD Drugs Tip of the Iceberg—274,000 0-1 Year Olds and 370,000 Toddlers Prescribed Psychiatric Drugs Mental health watchdog Citizens Commission on Human Rights says a new report issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on the 10,000 toddlers being prescribed ADHD drugs, is only the tip of the iceberg regarding children being prescribed psychiatric drugs in the U.S. According to IMS health, more than 274,000 0-1 year olds are being prescribed psychiatric drugs and a staggering 370,000 toddlers.
  • Planned Parenthood's Cecile Richards: 'In this election, Roe v Wade is on the ballot'

    10/08/2015 9:52:56 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies
    The Manchester Guardian ^ | October 8, 2015 | Emma Brockes
    After footage of the Planned Parenthood president being grilled by hostile Republican congressmen went viral, Richards sat with Emma Brockes to talk about her mother, Carly Fiorina and the future of women’s healthcare in America.It can be said with some confidence that televised hearings of the House oversight and government reform committee, an investigative body dedicated to upholding congressional standards, do not generally break audience records. Last Tuesday, when Cecile Richards, president of Planned Parenthood, appeared at a hearing to account for her organisation’s federal funding, it might have only attracted political diehards. But during the course of a day-long...
  • Moderate terrorist positions struck by Russian Air Force

    10/08/2015 9:22:11 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 27 replies
    Saudi-Qatari funded terror gangs can be heard in a state of somewhat dismay through the radio chatter as Russia's legit war on terror intensifies. Hama outskirts. Read more at
  • We Won’t Learn Anything: What Sank El Faro and What Didn’t

    10/08/2015 8:41:09 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 10 replies
    gCaptain ^ | October 8, 2015 | Mario Vittone
    Last night, the final rescue crews on the El Faro mission called in, “We are returning to base – negative results,” and left the search area. The hearts of family and friends finished a breaking that began a week ago, and all they are left with now are questions. As unspeakably tragic as the last week has been, I know that more heartbreak is coming.
  • Watauga Man Accused of Smuggling People Into Texas for Profit By

    10/08/2015 8:33:09 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 10 replies
    NBC DFW ^ | Oct 8, 2015 | Frank Heinz
    A Watauga man has been indicted by a federal grand jury, accused of smuggling undocumented immigrants into Texas for financial gain, according to the Department of Justice. On Sept. 18, deputies with the Frio County Sheriff's Department and agents with the U.S. Border Patrol responded to a 911 call from someone who said they saw several people exiting a tractor-trailer parked at a convenience store in Frio County, southwest of San Antonio. When authorities arrived, they found 39 undocumented immigrants, including 28 men, seven women and four children, from Guatemala, El Salvador and Mexico, officials said. "We see hands sticking...
  • Mass Shootings Spur San Bruno School to Hire Private Security

    10/08/2015 8:03:18 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 19 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | Oct 7, 2015 | Robert Handa
    The mass shootings in incidents across the country have spurred many schools and churches to look for new ways to increase security. One of the most unique strategies is now in place at a private San Bruno school. An undercover private security firm is on the Church of the Highlands campus, using a strategy normally reserved for protecting corporate clients. The school has not had any violent incidents, but leaders were concerned about what has been going on around the country and decided to boost security without making the effort obvious. "I keep everything concealed," said Manny Sanchez, a former...
  • Australia's Islamic leader REFUSES to call the Parramatta shooting a terrorist attack

    10/08/2015 7:05:13 PM PDT · by naturalman1975 · 17 replies
    Daily Mail (Australia/UK) ^ | 9th October 2015 | Daniel Piotrowski
    An Islamic religious leader has called for the extremists behind the Parramatta shooting to 'stop messing with Australia' in remarks where he said there was not yet enough evidence to describe it as an act of terror. Grand Mufti of Australia Dr Ibrahim Abu Mohamed joined community leaders on Friday morning in coming together to 'refuse and reject' all terrorist acts and extend their condolences to the families of the dead. 'We say to those who supported that, stop messing with Australia and its society,' Dr Mohamed said via an interpreter, when he was asked what his message was for...