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  • Cardinal Burke: ‘Very Grave Problem of Homosexual Culture in the Church

    08/17/2018 8:40:24 AM PDT · by wardaddy · 884 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Nolte
    Cardinal Raymond Burke has called for “open recognition” of the Catholic church’s homosexual culture in light of recent revelations of sexual abuse. “I believe that there needs to be an open recognition that we have a very grave problem of a homosexual culture in the Church,” Burke said in an interview Thursday, “especially among the clergy and the hierarchy, that needs to be addressed honestly and efficaciously.” he former head of the church’s equivalent of the Supreme Court said it was already “clear after the studies following the 2002 sexual abuse crisis that most of the acts of abuse were...
  • Officer who shot Aurora homeowner involved in deadly shooting in June ( near Denver: update )

    08/01/2018 10:14:42 PM PDT · by george76 · 36 replies
    KOAA News ^ | Aug 01, 2018
    The Aurora police officer who shot and killed an armed homeowner early Monday morning was involved in another deadly shooting in late June. The officer was returned to regular duty while the investigation of whether he was legally justified in using deadly force in the June incident was still ongoing. ... In this week’s incident, police received multiple 911 calls just before 1:30 a.m. Monday reporting a disturbance. Aurora Police Chief Nick Metz, in a written release, said officers encountered “a very chaotic and violent scene,” heard gunfire inside a home at 10609 E. Montview Blvd. and then “encountered an...
  • Joe Lieberman urges voters to back Crowley over Ocasio-Cortez in general

    07/18/2018 9:47:26 PM PDT · by TBP · 45 replies
    The Hill ^ | 07/18/18 | JESUS RODRIGUEZ
    Former Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) is urging voters in the general election to vote for Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-N.Y.) instead of Democratic nominee Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who upset him in the party primary. "Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s surprise primary victory over Rep. Joe Crowley seems likely to hurt Congress, America and the Democratic Party. It doesn’t have to," Lieberman wrote in an op-ed published Tuesday in The Wall Street Journal. ADVERTISEMENT "Because the policies Ms. Ocasio-Cortez advocates are so far from the mainstream, her election in November would make it harder for Congress to stop fighting and start fixing problems." Lieberman noted that...
  • CNN’s Haberman: Kicking Out Sanders “Civil,” But Her Tweet “Very, Very Dangerous”

    06/25/2018 4:07:26 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 62 replies
    FinkelBlog ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    More blame-the-victim from the MSM. On Saturday, we noted Politico accusing Sarah Sanders of an “attack” for having tweeted about being kicked out of the Red Hen. Maggie Haberman of the NYT/CNN did something similar on CNN this morning. She shrugged off the restaurant owner’s ejection of Sanders, while accusing Sanders, by tweeting, of doing something “very, very dangerous.” Haberman:MP> “It’s about as civil a form of incivility as you could have seen . . . Using a government account to tweet to three million followers about the name of the restaurant feels very, very dangerous.”Get the rest of the...
  • Clapper: It’s ‘A Good Thing’ FBI Was Spying On Trump Campaign

    05/18/2018 10:11:02 AM PDT · by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas · 96 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 5/18/2018 | Julia Nista
    Clapper admitted the FBI “may have had someone who was talking to them in the campaign,” referring to President Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign. He explained away the possibility of an FBI informant spying on the campaign as the bureau was trying to find out “what the Russians were doing to try to substantiate themselves in the campaign or influence or leverage it.” Obama’s Director of National Intelligence then went on to say, “So, if there was someone that was observing that sort of thing, that’s a good thing.” He also stated he believes “it’s hugely dangerous if someone like that...
  • Did Clinton's Email Negligence Lead to the Execution of an Iranian Defector?

    08/08/2016 7:10:45 AM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 11 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | August 8, 2016 | Ari Lieberman
    In 2009, Shahram Amiri, an Iranian nuclear scientist, traveled to Saudi Arabia, ostensibly to visit Muslim holy sites located in the Kingdom. Once there, he disappeared only to reappear later in some peculiar online rants, claiming to be residing in Virginia and alternatively, in Arizona, and expressing a desire to return to Iran. Amiri, who conducted nuclear research at the military affiliated Malek Ashtar University of Technology and worked for Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization, was said to possess a treasure trove of classified information on Iran’s illicit nuclear program. On his YouTube channel, he alleged that he was kidnapped by...
  • Free admission for active military and veterans to Pro Football Hall of Fame

    10/31/2017 3:08:01 PM PDT · by Typelouder · 42 replies
    Pro Football Hall of Fame ^ | 10/31/17 | HOF website
    The Pro Football Hall of Fame, consistent with its mission to “Honor the Heroes of the Game, Preserve its History, Promote its Values and Celebrate Excellence EVERYWHERE,” will salute the military throughout the month of November. An admission special, programs, and events are among the many ways in which the Hall of Fame will honor our country’s heroes. Through the generous support of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, the Pro Football Hall of Fame will provide free museum admission to all veterans and active military plus one guest throughout November.
  • Senior Communications Strategist At National Football League (NFL) [New Job Posting]

    09/26/2017 6:00:47 PM PDT · by ReaganGeneration2 · 54 replies
    Daybook.com ^ | Sept 26, 2017 | Daybook.com
    Senior Communications Strategist At National Football League (NFL) Responsibilities: The senior communications strategist will be responsible for proactively developing plans and strategies aimed at publicly positioning the NFL to key audiences through all communication channels, both traditional and emerging media. They will work closely with communications department leadership to create messaging to reflect the league's wide variety of priorities and expedite organizational decision-making.
  • Don't Boycott Target Over Transgender Bathroom Issue: Here's a Better Alternative

    04/24/2016 5:28:56 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 217 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 04/23/2016 | Carmen Fowler LaBerge
    Advocates of traditional family values are calling for a boycott of Target in response to the retail giant's announcement that they allow transgender people to use the restroom and dressing room that aligns with their preferred gender identity. The other way of saying this is that grown men have unrestricted and no-questions-asked access to bathrooms designated for women and girls. Via their website, Target announced, "[W]e welcome transgender team members and guests to use the restroom or fitting room facility that corresponds with their gender identity. …Everyone deserves to feel like they belong." Critics allege that this move is less...
  • Here's Why Heidi Cruz Cancelled Her Previously Scheduled Events: Women for Cruz Coalition

    03/29/2016 1:52:06 PM PDT · by conservativejoy · 198 replies
    Twitter ^ | 3/29/2016
    At his rally Wed. in Madison, @TedCruz is unveiling a Women for Cruz coalition along with his wife, mother and @CarlyFiorina, per campaign. — Patrick Svitek (@PatrickSvitek) March 29, 2016 9 △ ▽
  • Damage Control: Ted Cruz ‏@tedcruz tweets Donald Trump is terrific

    12/11/2015 9:35:38 AM PST · by springwater13 · 86 replies
    Ted Cruz ‏@tedcruz 32m32 minutes ago The Establishment's only hope: Trump & me in a cage match. Sorry to disappoint -- @realDonaldTrump is terrific. #DealWithIt
  • Davis’ Lawyer Disputes Vatican Description of Meeting

    10/04/2015 10:39:26 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 58 replies
    KSN.com ^ | 10/2/15 | AP
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kim Davis’ attorney is disputing the Vatican’s description and interpretation of her Sept. 24 meeting with Pope Francis. Attorney Mat Staver told The Associated Press early Friday that the meeting was an affirmation of the Kentucky county clerk’s right to be conscientious objector. He says Vatican personnel initiated contact with Davis’ camp on Sept. 14 saying the pope wanted to meet her.
  • Hillary’s Damage Control Isn’t Working

    03/13/2015 7:26:05 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 31 replies
    FrontPage Mag ^ | 03/13/2015 | Matthew Vadum
    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s efforts to douse the growing furor over her possibly illegal private email system are not going well.The Obama White House, which claims the president knew nothing about Clinton’s surreptitious email system, unceremoniously threw the former cabinet member under the bus this week.“Frankly, the secretary’s handling of her own personal email and the maintenance of [her] personal email inbox is something that I’m not going to comment on and not particularly interested in,” said White House press secretary Josh Earnest.President Obama, who reportedly detests the Clintons, may himself have played a role in revealing Hillary’s...
  • Symantec declares antivirus ‘dead’ as it focuses on damage control

    05/06/2014 11:58:44 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 23 replies
    Engadget ^ | May 6, 2014 5:45:00 PM ET | John Fingas
    Given how hard antivirus software makers push you to sign up, you'd think that business was booming. Far from it, according to Symantec’s Brian Dye. He tells the Wall Street Journal that antivirus tools like his company’s Norton suite are effectively “dead.” The utilities now catch less than half of all attacks, according to the executive—to him, the focus is on minimizing the damage whenever there’s a successful hack or infection. …
  • Bible Critic Says Jesus Isn't God, Stephen Colbert Leaves Him Speechless (Video)

    04/20/2014 4:36:29 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 87 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 04/17/2014 | BY JARED FREEMAN
    (Screenshot: Comedy Central)As we mentioned, Stephen Colbert, heir to David Letterman's chair on "The Late Show," openly talks about his Catholic faith. It's a surprise to those who know the comedian only as the satirical conservative host of "The Colbert Report."In this April 2009 episode on Maundy Thursday, Colbert hosted Bart Ehrman, a prominent New Testament scholar and biblical critic.As Ehrman points out contradictions he's found in the Bible, notably in the crucifixion of Jesus, Colbert takes him to task in his usual acerbic tone. But under the caricature, Colbert presents the divinity of Christ in ways that leave...
  • Obama pressured over NSA snooping as US senator denounces 'act of treason'

    06/10/2013 4:50:52 PM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 42 replies
    The Guardian ^ | June 10, 2013 | Dan Roberts in Washington, Ewen MacAskill in Hong Kong and James Ball in New York
    Barack Obama was facing a mounting domestic and international backlash against US surveillance operations on Monday as the administration struggled to contain one of the most explosive national security leaks in US history. Political opinion in the US was split with some members of Congress calling for the immediate extradition from Hong Kong of the whistleblower, Edward Snowden. But other senior politicians in both main parties questioned whether US surveillance practices had gone too far. Dianne Feinstein, chairman of the national intelligence committee, has ordered the NSA to review how it limits the exposure of Americans to government surveillance. But...
  • Liberal Pundits Gather in West Wing

    05/21/2013 1:51:57 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 96 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 5/21/13 | Daniel Halper
  • Amid damage control efforts, White House listens to outside advice

    05/16/2013 7:13:26 PM PDT · by haffast · 32 replies
    Reuters ^ | Thu May 16, 2013 8:44pm EDT | Roberta Rampton and Jeff Mason
    (Reuters) - Senior White House officials responsible for navigating the administration through a trio of scandals met on Thursday with outside Democratic strategists for advice on how to get past the controversies and back on track advancing the president's agenda. The White House is trying to regain the upper hand after being knocked on the defensive over its response to deadly attacks in Benghazi, Libya, the seizure of journalists' phone records in a Justice Department leak investigation, and the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative groups for special scrutiny. Now, President Barack Obama's closest advisers want to find a way...
  • Acting IRS commissioner resigns in wake of agency scandal

    05/15/2013 3:42:10 PM PDT · by freedumb2003 · 154 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | 5/15/2013 | Fox News
    <p>President Obama says Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew has requested and received the resignation of acting IRS commissioner Steven Miller, after critical report on targeting of conservative groups.</p>
  • New Yorker Trashes Carney For Friday Press Conference Lies, Compares Him To Bill Clinton

    05/12/2013 11:28:20 AM PDT · by Nachum · 39 replies
    Pat Dollard ^ | 05/12/13 | Pat Dollard
    Excerpted from The New Yorker: But the mere existence of the edits—whatever the motivation for them—seriously undermines the White House’s credibility on this issue. This past November (after Election Day), White House Press Secretary Jay Carney told reporters that “The White House and the State Department have made clear that the single adjustment that was made to those talking points by either of those two institutions were changing the word ‘consulate’ to ‘diplomatic facility’ because ‘consulate’ was inaccurate.” Remarkably, Carney is sticking with that line even now. In his regular press briefing on Friday afternoon (a briefing that was delayed...