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  • First Commercial Flights Between U.S., Cuba on American Based Airlines Set to Resume Wednesday

    08/30/2016 2:06:56 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 1 replies
    For the first time in over half a century, commercial flights between the United States and Cuba will resume on Wednesday – and NBC 6 reporter Amanda Plasencia will be on board one of the flights, providing you extensive coverage of these historical journeys. As part of President Obama’s efforts to restore relations with the island nation just south of Florida, a potential of 110 round trip flights will take place each week between the countries. That includes 20 daily flights to Havana and 10 each to other cities in Cuba. The flights will come from airports across the country....
  • Kaepernick social media posts laud Black Lives Matter, Black Panthers since dating activist DJ

    08/30/2016 11:58:10 AM PDT · by Rennes Templar · 66 replies
    Fox News ^ | Aug. 30, 2016
    NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s conversion to social activism coincided with his romancing of a hip hop DJ of Egyptian descent who has frequently spoken about perceived racial injustices and “Islamaphobia” in the U.S. Nessa Diab, left, and Colin Kaepernick. (Twitter/AP) Kaepernick, 28, who has come under fire for his decision to remain seated during the playing of The Star-Spangled Banner before San Francisco 49ers games, reportedly began dating Hot 97 DJ and MTV host Nessa Diab in July 2015. A few months later, his social media posts began to reflect the Black Lives Matter and Muslim activism of Diab. "History!"...
  • Texas Attorney General Sues to Allow Guns in Courthouse Complex

    08/30/2016 11:07:35 AM PDT · by bkopto · 6 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 8/30/2016 | Lana Shadwick
    Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has sued Waller County, Texas, over the right to bear arms in the Waller County Courthouse complex. Advocates have protested the County’s actions in preventing lawful carrying pursuant to the protection of a new state law. In a statement obtained by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton he said, “A local government cannot be allowed to flout Texas’ licensed carry laws, or any state law, simply because it disagrees with the law or doesn’t feel like honoring it.” He added, “I will vigilantly protect and preserve the Second Amendment rights of Texans.” Second Amendment advocates descended...
  • John Kerry: The Media Would Do Us All ‘a Service’ If They Didn’t Cover Terrorism Quite as Much

    08/30/2016 10:15:47 AM PDT · by Rockitz · 40 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 30 Aug 2016 | Jeff Poor
    At a media availability on Bangladesh on Monday, Secretary of State John Kerry discussed the threat of terrorism at home and abroad. Part of his proposal to fight this threat had to do with the media and how it covers terrorism. According to Fox News and a transcript of the press conference provided by the State Department, Kerry said the media could “do us a service” by not covering terrorism “quite as much.
  • Apple holds Europe to ransom: Tech giant threatens to cut jobs in EU (excerpt)

    08/30/2016 10:15:29 AM PDT · by plain talk · 15 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | August 29, 2016 | Martin Robinson
    Apple has already threatened to cut jobs in Europe after Brussels ordered it to repay Ł11billion ($14.5billion) - the biggest tax bill ever imposed outside the US. The European Commission's three-year investigation into Apple's sweetheart deal with Ireland has found it amounted to illegal state aid. Its damning report published today says the tech giant paid as little as 0.005 per cent tax by funnelling its non-US profits through its Irish headquarters with no staff or premises then on to its $178billion (Ł120bn) offshore fund.
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  • VIDEO – Bill Clinton: Rebuild Detroit with Syrian Refugees

    08/29/2016 5:20:59 PM PDT · by KeyLargo · 88 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 29 Aug 2016 | Julia Hahn
    VIDEO – Bill Clinton: Rebuild Detroit with Syrian Refugees Julia Hahn 29 Aug 2016 Washington D.C.340 In a previously little-noticed video from February at the Clinton Global Initiative, former President Bill Clinton suggested that the U.S. use Syrian refugees to rebuild Detroit. “The truth is that the big loser in this over the long run is going to be Syria. This is an enormous opportunity for Americans,” Bill Clinton said about the Syrian migrant crisis. Detroit has 10,000 empty, structurally sound houses—10,000. And lot of jobs to be had repairing those houses. Detroit just came out of bankruptcy and the...
  • High School reverses American flag ban at football stadium

    08/30/2016 7:06:27 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 15 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | 8/30/2016 | Todd Starnes
    Students at Travelers Rest High School in South Carolina will once again be able to wave American flags at football games. Principal Lou Lavely reversed his ban on Old Glory just a few hours after we posted a column about the controversial decision. ------ “The principal, in an effort to prevent any potential issue in this rivalry game, decided not to allow students to bring in full-sized American flags,” she told me. “They were turned away at the gate with the flag and told they were welcome to come in but they could not bring their flags with them.” So...
  • Philippines Sends A Stark Warning To China Over South China Sea Dispute

    08/29/2016 9:34:04 PM PDT · by jcon40 · 42 replies
    Forbes.com ^ | Aug 28, 2016 | Panos Mourdoukoutas
    South China Sea disputes are turning worse. Last week, Philippines’ President Rodrigo Duterte had a loud and clear message for China: Stay away from our territory or else it could be a “bloody” confrontation. Philippines’s warning comes shortly before China hosts the G20 Leaders’ Summit in the eastern city of Hangzhou on 4-5 September, and one week after a Japan Times editorial revealed that China has set a “red line” for Japan in the South China Sea. China warned Japan “not send Self-Defense Forces to join U.S. operations that test the freedom of navigation in the disputed South China Sea....
  • How Republicans in Congress Would Respond to Big-Spending Infrastructure Push

    08/29/2016 8:55:10 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 15 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | August 26, 2016 | Josh Siegel
    Fresh after Congress and the White House scored the largest transportation spending package in a decade, both presidential candidates this year are proposing billions in funding to rebuild the nation’s infrastructure. While both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump—and the parties they represent—agree the nation’s roads, bridges, airports, rail system, and ports are in need of repair, the new proposals invite familiar questions over how the spending would be paid for, and whether the federal government is the best provider to pay for it. Those questions, and the lack of a must-pass infrastructure initiative requiring Congress’ attention in 2017, mean that...
  • First Congolese refugees arrive in Missoula

    08/29/2016 7:48:50 PM PDT · by bkopto · 90 replies
    MTN News ^ | Aug 20, 2016 | staff
    The first family of refugees arrived in Missoula this week, marking the beginning of the re-opened International Rescue Committee office efforts to make Missoula home to over 100 refugees over the next year. Missoula IRC office director Molly Short-Carr says the family is doing well and just beginning to figure out how to use household appliances like their stove, and which foods they can substitute to make meals they are familiar with. The family of six is from the Congo where they fled a civil war before 2005. Since then, they lived in refugee camps in Rwanda, Tanzania or Uganda....
  • Hillary Clinton’s Health Is Superb (Aside From Seizures, Lesions, Adrenaline Pens)

    08/29/2016 7:33:52 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 36 replies
    webcache after Huffington Post Webwash ^ | 8/28/2016 | David Seaman
    Hillary Clinton: Stronger Together. How strong? Well, the great woman’s health is excellent, superb even. Her heart and mind one hundred thousand times stronger than the strongest beams of steel that built our great American cities more than a century ago. Her soul a shining exemplar of selflessness, service, and humility, her footing sound... wait, are we talking about the same person here?! The same Hillary Clinton who recently became the latest unintentional star of YouTube, with a truly endless upload stream of videos purporting to show Hillary Clinton wildly seizing up when several reporters begin questioning her at once?...
  • Flaming mice a factor in Frog Hollow fire near Walla Walla

    08/29/2016 7:14:34 PM PDT · by Rebelbase · 22 replies
    Yakima Herald ^ | 8/29/16 | Sheila Hagar
    Flaming mice on the run. That’s fire Chief Larry Hector’s best guess at what happened Saturday evening as flames rekindled from the Frog Hollow fire that began earlier in the day. “Mice come out of the fire, on fire, and run into the unburned stuff. And start the fire all over again,” Hector explained. Hector heads Walla Walla County Fire District 6 out of Touchet and was incident commander for three separate fires that scorched about 300 acres of mostly alfalfa stubble in the Touchet area. The original fire was started by a combine, the second started under a power...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Road Trip: Blue Grass Army Depot, Kentucky ~ 30 AUG 2016

    08/29/2016 5:57:22 PM PDT · by laurenmarlowe · 108 replies
    Serving The Best Troops And Veterans In The World!! | The Canteen Crew
        ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ Road Trip: Blue Grass Army Depot, KentuckyBlue Grass Army Depot (BGAD) is a U.S. Army storage facility for conventional munitions and chemical weapons. The facility is located in east central Kentucky, southeast of the cities of Lexington and Richmond, Kentucky.The Blue Grass Army Depot is a 14,494-acre site, composed mainly of open fields and wooded areas, and is used for munitions storage, repair of general supplies, and the disposal of munitions. The installation is used for the storage of conventional explosive munitions as well as assembled chemical weapons. The depot primarily is involved...
  • The Official Arizona Senatorial Primary Day Thread Ward v McCain, 08/30/16

    08/29/2016 4:12:39 PM PDT · by taildragger · 62 replies
    08/29/16 | Taildragger
    Folks, starting early, however please post all info on Kelli Ward vs John McCain. Thanks!
  • Parole denied for the 9th time for John Lennon’s killer

    08/29/2016 4:01:16 PM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 44 replies
    WTOP News (Washington DC) ^ | August 29, 2016 4:52 pm | AP
    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — John Lennon’s killer will remain behind bars after being denied parole for the ninth time. The New York state Board of Parole on Monday announced that it has again denied parole to Mark David Chapman, who on Dec. 8, 1980, shot and killed the former Beatle outside his luxury Manhattan apartment. The 61-year-old Chapman pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and is serving a sentence of 20-years to life in Wende Correctional Facility in western New York. In a description of its decision, the parole board noted that Chapman has since described the murder as “selfish and...
  • Moments Before LAX Panic, Officers Confront Man Dressed as Zorro

    08/29/2016 2:32:24 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 16 replies
    ;Los Angeles Times ^ | 8/29 | Brittny Mejia
    A man dressed as Zorro and carrying a plastic sword was confronted at gunpoint by police at Los Angeles International Airport Sunday, just moments before a false report of an active shooter sent passengers stampeding from multiple terminals. Airport police responded to Terminal 7 on Sunday at about 8:40 p.m., following reports of a man dressed in black with a sword and wearing a mask, according to a statement from Los Angeles World Airports. Believing the man was armed with a sword, police approached him with weapons drawn “out of an abundance of caution,” according to the airport. A video...
  • Fears of an anti-Muslim backlash as major festival Eid al-Adha falls on 15th anniversary of 9/11

    08/29/2016 11:55:59 AM PDT · by PROCON · 54 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | Aug. 29, 2016 | JULIAN ROBINSON
    Muslim leaders in the US fear people will think they are celebrating 9/11 after it emerged a major festival has the potential to fall on September 11 this year. According to the lunar calendar that Muslims follow for religious holidays, Eid al-Adha looks set to fall around the 15th anniversary of the 2001 Al Qaeda atrocity which claimed the lives of nearly 3,000 people. And as they prepare to mark the 'feast of sacrifice' there are concerns among the Muslim community that people will misinterpret the festivities as a celebration of the attacks, which saw terrorists flying hijacked jets into...
  • John McCain is in the fight of his political life in the age of Donald Trump

    08/29/2016 11:57:04 AM PDT · by bkopto · 41 replies
    WACOMPOST ^ | 8/29/2016 | Paul Kane
    The most immediate embodiment of McCain’s problems is Kelli Ward, 47, a former state senator who knows that Trump crushed the field in the March presidential primary by stoking the fires of Arizona’s long-running battles over illegal immigrants crossing the southern border. Ward is McCain’s main primary challenger Tuesday; she has attended Trump rallies and embraced his rhetoric while highlighting McCain’s bipartisan work on immigration bills that would grant undocumented immigrants a path to citizenship. “He’s the champion of compromise,” she said of McCain in an hour-long interview in a Scottsdale campaign office, not intending it as a compliment. Public...
  • Manitoba Men Weep After Learning They Were Switched at Birth 41 Years Ago (2nd Same Hospital)

    08/29/2016 11:50:30 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 35 replies
    CBC ^ | Aug 26, 2016 | Jillian Taylor
    DNA tests confirm both were given to wrong mothers after being born at Norway House Indian HospitalLeon Swanson and David Tait Jr. are both 41 years old and have just learned they're not exactly who they thought they were. Both wept Friday in Winnipeg as Eric Robinson, a former NDP member of the Manitoba Legislative Assembly for Keewatinook, told media that the two men were switched at birth more than 40 years ago at a hospital in Norway House Cree Nation. "What happened here is lives were stolen," Robinson said. "You can't describe it as anything less than that." Swanson...
  • EPA spills again in Colorado

    08/28/2016 5:49:32 PM PDT · by george76 · 13 replies
    .washington examiner ^ | 8/26/16 | John Siciliano
    The Environmental Protection is admitting to a spill from a treatment plant it set up after it dumped 3 million gallons of toxic wastewater into a Colorado river last year. The EPA said Thursday night that the spill happened on Tuesday, and officials are still attempting to determine how much and what metals were contained in the sludgy discharge, ... The Navajo Nation sued the agency over the spill last week after the EPA inspector general and the Justice Department opened a criminal investigation into the incident a few days before the Aug. 5 anniversary of the 2015 spill. The...
  • Man hurls Molotov cocktail into 70-year-old woman's car as she's driving to church in St. Louis

    08/29/2016 11:38:58 AM PDT · by Da Bilge Troll · 43 replies
    Stltoday.com (St. Louis Post-Dispatch) ^ | August 29, 2016 | Kristen Taketa
    ST. LOUIS • A 70-year-old woman was driving to church Sunday morning when three men pulled up alongside her in a Monte Carlo with Illinois plates, according to Dionne Flowers, alderwoman from the city's 2nd Ward. "What's up OG, don't get too hot," the passenger in the back seat said before hurling a Molotov cocktail into the woman's SUV, according to Flowers, who spoke to police and people who were at the scene. It exploded, and fire torched the inside of the woman's car. She managed to escape with no injuries with the aid of Larry Middlebrook, a St. Louis...
  • North Korean Missile Test

    08/29/2016 10:56:43 AM PDT · by gandalftb · 9 replies
    38 North ^ | 24 August 2016 | Staff and Joseph S. Bermudez, Jr.
    At approximately 5:30 AM local time on August 24, 2016, North Korea conducted what appears to be a successful test of a Bukkeukseong-1 (Polaris-1, KN-11) submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM). The missile was launched from the country’s sole GORAE-class experimental ballistic missile submarine that was submerged off the port city of Sinpo and reportedly flew approximately 500 km before impacting the East Sea (Sea of Japan)—within Japan’s Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ). This was the third test of the KN-11 this year alone and the most successful test to date.
  • Huma Abedin separates from Anthony Weiner after latest sexting report

    08/29/2016 9:22:19 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 81 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | 8-29-2016 | FoxNews.com
    Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin announced Monday she is separating from husband and former Congressman Anthony Weiner, after a new report that he had sent explicit photos to a woman multiple times over the last 19 months. "After long and painful consideration and work on my marriage, I have made the decision to separate from my husband," Abedin said in a statement. "Anthony and I remain devoted to doing what is best for our son, who is the light of our life. During this difficult time, I ask for respect for our privacy"
  • Clemson University Administrator Stops Man From Praying on Campus “This isn’t a free speech area.”

    08/29/2016 8:35:07 AM PDT · by xzins · 57 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 28 Aug 16 | Aleister
    If you haven’t been following higher education news, you may not be aware that this sort of thing is happening on college campuses all over America. Schools are designating certain areas as “free speech zones” and in some cases even restricting those areas to certain times of day. Before you get too angry at the administrator in this video, remember that he wasn’t the one who created this policy, he’s just charged with the awful task of enforcing it. These ridiculous policies are created by higher level administrators in closed meetings. Red Alert Politics reported: Clemson stops man from praying...
  • Minimum Wage Claims Its Latest Victims - Ashley Furniture Slashes 840 Jobs In California

    08/29/2016 5:35:32 AM PDT · by Rockitz · 57 replies
    ZeroHedge.com ^ | Aug 28, 2016 | Tyler Durden
    A few weeks back we pointed out a couple of the reasons that businesses are fleeing California by the 1,000's ("3 Simple Charts That Help Explain Why 9,000 Businesses Have Left California In Just 7 Years"). Clearly the implementation of a State-wide $15 minimum wage hasn't helped "lure" business owners. On Friday, Ashley Furniture's 840 employees working in the company's production and warehouse facility in Colton, California became the latest victims of California's minimum wage hike. Ashley announced they would be leaving open their retail store in Colton, but would be relocating the production facility that accounts for most of...
  • Media Report 25% of Current Florida Primary Ballots Never-Voted Before EVER

    08/29/2016 3:50:13 AM PDT · by taildragger · 30 replies
    The Conservative Tree House ^ | 4/28/16 | Sundance
    Media Report: 25% of Current Florida Primary Ballots Never Voted Before, EVER…Posted on August 28, 2016 by sundance […] We’re in unprecedented, unchartered territory,” said Florida Chamber president and CEO Mark Wilson. “Nobody’s been polling these people, nobody’s been marketing to these people.”…. The “Monster Vote“ is the name attributed to the largest voting bloc in U.S. history.  The voters who have/had given up on the political process because it seemed futile to vote for a rigged system where nothing ever changes.  –Outlined Here–However, we first noted the surfacing of the Monster Vote in relation to the political outsider Donald Trump...
  • Poll: Trump up double digits among N.C. independents

    08/28/2016 5:26:18 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 20 replies
    washingtonexaminer.com ^ | August 24, 2016 | By GABBY MORRONGIELLO
    Donald Trump carries a 14-point lead over Hillary Clinton among North Carolina's independent voter population but still trails the former secretary of state by 2 percentage points overall, a new Monmouth University shows. Clinton leads Trump 44 to 42 percent among North Carolinians who are likely to vote in the November election, while 7 percent of voters back Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson and 6 percent remain undecided. While the GOP presidential nominee lags far behind Clinton among black, Hispanic and Asian voters (76 to 13 percent), he draws 44 percent support among independents to Clinton's 30 percent. Trump also bests...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Robert Martin Patterson ~ 29 August 2016

    08/28/2016 5:00:54 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 69 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | StarCMC and The Canteen Crew
    For the freedom you enjoyed yesterday... Thank the Veterans who served in The United States Armed Forces. Looking forward to tomorrow's freedom? Support The United States Armed Forces Today! ~ Hall of Heroes ~ Robert Martin Patterson Info from here.             Robert Martin Patterson (born April 16, 1948) is a retired United States Army soldier and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration?he Medal of Honor?or his actions in the Vietnam War. Patterson joined the Army from Raleigh, North Carolina, in 1966, and by May 6, 1968, was serving as a specialist four in...
  • Social media becoming the norm when it comes to getting election news

    08/28/2016 2:27:29 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 19 replies
    timestelegram.com ^ | August 28, 2016 | By S. Alexander Gerould
    A survey of 3,760 adults by the Pew Research Center, a Washington, D.C.-based nonpartisan think tank that examines trends and issues shaping the country and world, found that social media was the favorite place for those age 18 to 29 to get information about the upcoming election.How does Steven Sirianni get news on the presidential election between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump? He heads to Facebook. “It’s really nice to get a wide array of viewpoints from different people,” the 23-year-old Utica resident said. “At least with getting so many different viewpoints on Facebook and being able to...
  • Laura Ingraham Tapped for Trump Debate Prep (playing Hillary Clinton)

    08/28/2016 12:31:55 PM PDT · by drewh · 88 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 4 hours ago | staff
    Conservative radio host Laura Ingraham is now part of Donald Trump’s debate prep team, joining Roger Ailes and Rudy Giuliani. Donald Trump is taking a different approach. He summons his informal band of counselors — including former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani, talk-radio host Laura Ingraham and ousted Fox News Channel chairman Roger Ailes — to his New Jersey golf course for Sunday chats. Over bacon cheeseburgers, hot dogs and glasses of Coca-Cola, they test out zingers and chew over ways to refine the Republican nominee’s pitch. Ingraham may play Hillary Clinton in a mock debate if Trump chooses to...
  • Man charged with murder in the killing of Mississippi nuns

    08/27/2016 3:23:24 AM PDT · by pawpawrick · 92 replies
    MSN news ^ | 8/27/2016 | pawpawrick
    © Rodney Earl Sanders A suspect has been arrested in the killings of two nuns whose bodies were found in their Mississippi home Thursday, authorities said late Friday. Rodney Earl Sanders, 46, was charged with two counts of capital murder "after an exhaustive interview
  • NIGEL FARAGE: Trump was MY warm-up man... but I gave him a bounce (his own words not edited)

    08/28/2016 9:57:46 AM PDT · by bobsunshine · 5 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | August 28, 2016 | Nigel Farage
    Since I announced that I was going to stand aside as Ukip leader in the wake of the successful Brexit campaign, I've had more time to do other things. This included a trip to Cleveland for the Republican Convention and the adoption of Donald J. Trump as their Presidential candidate. I was astonished that everybody I met wanted to talk about Brexit – not just the delegates to the convention but ordinary people, including a group of US Navy veterans who told me we should have done it years ago. There was a chance meeting, in a bar of course,...
  • TB Spiked 500 Percent In Twin Falls During 2012, As Chobani Yogurt Opened Plant

    08/26/2016 11:19:23 PM PDT · by george76 · 31 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...
  • Va. Republicans opt for primary over convention for 2017

    08/28/2016 6:31:00 AM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 26 replies
    WTOP News (Washington DC) ^ | August 28, 2016 4:39 am | AP
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Republicans have chosen a primary rather than a convention for 2017 as a way to elect candidates for governor, lieutenant governor and attorney general. The State Central Committee of the Republican Party of Virginia narrowly voted Saturday to have a primary for the first time since 2005, scoring a win for the party’s establishment wing. John Whitbeck, chairman of the Republican Party of Virginia, said the primary will allow candidates to expand the party’s outreach. “We can’t afford anymore to exclude anybody from the Republican Party,” he said.
  • Va. budget shortfall means no raises for teachers, state employees

    08/28/2016 5:46:17 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 27 replies
    WTOP ^ | August 26, 2016 | By Kathy Stewart
    WASHINGTON — Gov. Terry McAuliffe broke the bad news to the General Assembly’s money committees Friday morning in Richmond that the state’s budget is in the hole by about $1.5 billion over two years, and he warned state lawmakers to brace for “tough decisions ahead.” The projected shortfall for the current two-year budget is $1.2 billion. But that’s in addition to shortfall of about $280 million carried over from the budget year that ended June 30. The governor told state lawmakers the budget problems are being driven by lower income and sales tax revenue collections than what was anticipated. As...
  • Are Trump’s grass roots Jewish supporters the election’s dark horse?

    08/27/2016 11:02:03 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 25 replies
    jns.org ^ | August 26, 2016 | by Sean Savage/JNS.org
    (snips) “Trump is someone who’s worked with the Jewish community his entire life and has family, including his daughter (Ivanka Trump) and son-in-law (Jared Kushner), who are both observant Jews,” Greenwald said. “The smearing of Trump as anti-Semitic is just outrageous.” JewsChooseTrump.org has steadily grown with Jewish supporters of Trump from across the country signing up to express their solidarity and looking for ways to get involved. The website has had over 78,000 visitors and over 1,000 people have signed up to publish their names, Greenwald said. Out of the over 1,000 names registered on JewsChooseTrump.org, a significant portion of...
  • Army training slide branded Clinton as ’insider threat’: report

    08/27/2016 8:30:04 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 14 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 27, 2016 | Nikita Vladimirov
    Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton appeared in an Army training presentation labeled as in “insider threat,” the Washington Examiner reports. The presentation featured a slide titled “Who is the threat? Insiders” along with photos of former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis and Fort Hood shooter Nidal Hasan. Clinton and Gen. David Petraeus, who shared classified information with his biographer and mistress, are also pictured.
  • San Francisco 49ers Issue Statement After Colin Kaepernick Sits Through National Anthem

    08/27/2016 5:52:57 PM PDT · by drewh · 162 replies
    KNBR ^ | 8/27/16 | KNBR Staff
    SANTA CLARA — Colin Kaepernick didn’t do much to warrant headlines with his performance on the field Friday, but he’s certainly in for his fair share of scrutiny after he sat through the national anthem before his preseason debut against the Packers. Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk.com was first to report Kaepernick didn’t stand for the national anthem and got the 49ers to issue a statement on the matter. The statement from the 49ers to PFT: “The national anthem is and always will be a special part of the pre-game ceremony. It is an opportunity to honor our country and reflect...
  • Man Arrested in Fatal Stabbing of 2 Nuns in Mississippi

    08/27/2016 5:09:05 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 52 replies
    KFOR ^ | AUGUST 27, 2016 | NIKKI FERLAINO
    A man has been arrested in the stabbing deaths of two nuns whose bodies were found in their home in rural Mississippi, authorities said. Margaret Held and Paula Merrill, both nurse practitioners, failed to show up for work Thursday at a clinic in Lexington, where they served one of the state’s poorest counties. Authorities believe the killer took the victims’ car, a blue Toyota Corolla, which was later found on an abandoned road less than a mile from their home. But nothing was taken from the house, according to a law enforcement official who has been briefed on the investigation.
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ FAITH OR FEAR? ~ 28 August 2016

    08/27/2016 5:00:29 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 72 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
            FAITH OR FEAR? For whatever does not originate and proceed from faith is sin [whatever is done without a conviction of its approval by God is sinful]. — Romans 14:23 Is it possible to allow someone to control and manipulate us, honestly saying we are doing so in faith? Of course not! We know this type of behavior is rooted in fear, not faith. Faith obeys God, but fear is easily intimidated and finds many excuses for disobedience. A person who is a perfectionist, a workaholic, or involved in sexual perversion is just as dependent...
  • 4.9 Magnitude Earthquake Recorded in the Arabian Sea

    08/27/2016 4:55:36 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 9 replies
    Saturday, August 27, 2016 | Bindu Rai
    Epicentre along the Owen Fracture Zone An earthquake measuring 4.9 on the Richter Scale was recorded in the Arabian Sea at 6.43am on Saturday. The incident was confirmed by the country’s National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology (NCMS), with the authority confirming no impact on the UAE. The earthquake struck along the Owen Fracture Zone, stated the NCMS, which is a fault line that runs along the eastern boundary of the Arabian Plate. Speaking with Emirates 24|7, Khamis Al Shamsi, Head of Seismology at NCMS, stated: “This was not a big earthquake, with no impact on UAE following the...
  • Niners QB Kaepernick refuses to stand for anthem in protest(BLMer)

    08/27/2016 3:23:25 PM PDT · by Rennes Templar · 95 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 27, 2016
    San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is refusing to stand for the national anthem before games because he believes the United States oppresses African Americans and other minorities. Kaepernick sat on the team's bench Friday night during the anthem before the Niners played host to the Green Bay Packers in an exhibition game. He later explained his reasoning in an interview with NFL Media . ''I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color,'' Kaepernick said. ''To me, this is bigger than football and it...
  • Restaurant operator responds to claims of worms in burgers

    08/27/2016 3:14:48 PM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 66 replies
    WTOP News (Washington DC) ^ | August 27, 2016 2:01 pm | AP
    <p>MAYFIELD, Ky. (AP) — A McDonald’s franchisee says he’s been unable to substantiate claims by two customers who reported finding worms in food at the fast-food chain’s restaurants in two Kentucky communities.</p> <p>Michael Love, owner-operator of the two restaurants, says inspections of the restaurants by health officials did not uncover any of the problems raised by the customers.</p>
  • NFL’s Kaepernick says he’s standing up for the oppressed by sitting during anthem

    08/27/2016 1:58:09 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 113 replies
    The News & Observer ^ | August 27, 2016 | Matt Barrows
    SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Colin Kaepernick did not stand during the national anthem Friday because he refused to “show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color,” he told the NFL Network’s Steve Wyche after the game. “To me, this is bigger than football and it would be selfish on my part to look the other way,” Kaepernick said. “There are bodies in the street and people getting paid leave and getting away with murder.” The San Francisco 49ers quarterback has been outspoken on his Twitter and Instagram account about racial issues, including...
  • Republican Congressman Pushes Internet Sales Tax Plan

    08/27/2016 1:37:59 PM PDT · by JeepersFreepers · 16 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | August 26, 2016 | Richard Rubin
    A new Republican proposal [by Rep. Bob Goodlatte (RINO, VA)] to resolve the long-running fight over taxing internet sales across state lines drew praise from Amazon.com Inc. and House Speaker Paul Ryan. “I am shocked Republicans would propose an internet sales tax,” said Sen. Ron Wyden (D., Ore.) “This proposal would create a logistical nightmare for states like Oregon that don’t have or want sales taxes. I will continue to oppose any efforts to impose a national sales tax scheme on Oregonians.” Michael Needham, the chief executive officer of Heritage Action for America said, “the Republican-controlled Congress would be wise...
  • 6 reasons why Berlin is now known as 'the failed city'

    08/27/2016 11:58:00 AM PDT · by mac_truck · 20 replies
    The Local De ^ | 8/26 | De Staff
    Since its reunification in 1990, Berlin has developed into a thriving, cosmopolitan centre. Dubbed "poor but sexy" by its former mayor, it has attracted creative types like moths to a flame with its low rents and exploding startup scene. Tourists flock to this grungy vibe too, with nearly six million visiting in the first six months of this year alone. But the reality is that the city is struggling with poverty, unemployment, poor infrastructure, a floundering education system, debt, the refugee crisis and crime. Its chronic problems led national newspaper Die Welt to label it a “failed state” in 2014....
  • Weekly Update: Shocking Clinton News

    08/27/2016 9:44:26 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 32 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | August 26, 2016 | Tom Fitton
    New Emails: Clinton’s State Department Gave Special Access to Foundation Donors Federal Court Orders Hillary Clinton to Answer Email Questions under Oath JW Forces Release of “Deleted” Clinton Emails – Hidden Emails Include Benghazi Material Court Victory for Election IntegrityJW’s New Book Clean House Coming Next Week New Emails: Clinton’s State Department Gave Special Access to Foundation DonorsThe true nature of the Clinton Foundation becomes ever clearer with each discovery of withheld emails. This week we released 725 pages of State Department documents that include email exchanges in which Hillary Clinton’s top aide Huma Abedin provided influential Clinton Foundation...
  • Mason-Dixon Central Florida Poll: Trump at 46 and Hillary 42

    08/27/2016 8:44:53 AM PDT · by Red Steel · 31 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Aug 27th, 2016 9:48 am | Jim Hoft
    Donald Trump is up 4 points on Hillary Clinton is the latest Mason-Dixon Florida poll. And, Donald Trump leads Hillary by 14 points with independent voters. Conservative Treehouse reported: A non-media poll by Mason Dixon of central Florida Voters (I-4 Corridor) finds Donald Trump leading overall: 46% Trump to 42% for Clinton. More interestingly, and many would say more importantly, Donald Trump is leading Hillary Clinton by 14 points with independent voters: Trump 44%, Clinton 30% This tracks with the previous outline we shared discussing voter registration, voter intent, voter engagement, and voter analysis within Florida. All of the previous...
  • Colin Kaepernick sits during national anthem; 49ers defend move

    08/27/2016 7:10:25 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 117 replies
    Sporting News ^ | 27 August 2016 | By Arthur Weinstein
    Colin Kaepernick, who has been mired in a quarterback controversy with Blaine Gabbert to see who will lead the 49ers this season, may have sparked a real controversy Friday night. Kaepernick did not stand for the national anthem before the 49ers preseason game at Levi's Stadium, although the move went unnoticed by most at the time. ProFootballTalk.com reported the story more than an hour after the game, and no reporters asked Kaepernick about it following the 49ers 21-10 loss to the Packers.But Kaepernick's action prompted the 49ers to issue a statement acknowledging that he sat during the anthem, and defending...