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  • ...Scuffles break out across the nation as bargain-hunters start brawls

    11/28/2014 4:31:11 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 10 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | November 28, 2014 | Ashley Collman
    Skirmishes between shoppers have been breaking out across the country as bargain hunters fight over TVs, tablets and even Barbie dolls during the first of the holiday sales. Many big-box stores opened early Thursday night, in an attempt to dilute the chaos of Black Friday - the day after Thanksgiving when stores usually start their reductions for the season. But several videos have now surfaced online showing that even on a holiday dedicated to sharing, some people will turn against each other to save money. The clips mostly show chaos inside Walmart stores, from Indiana to California. One of the...
  • 3D ARMY WIDENS SAAR FRONT IN 6-MILE PUSH; NO B-29’S ARE LOST TO ENEMY IN TWIN ATTACKS (11/28/44)

    11/28/2014 4:20:08 AM PST · by Homer_J_Simpson · 7 replies
    Microfilm-New York Times archives, Monterey Public Library | 11/28/44 | Drew Middleton, Daniel T. Brigham, Harold Denny, Frederick Graham, Lewis Wood, Clinton Green, more
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  • The Information Pipeline - IRS Gave White House Tons Of Taxpayer Info

    11/28/2014 3:05:23 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 25 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | November 27, 2014 | Patrick Howley
    The IRS’ improper disclosure of taxpayer information to the White House was extensively investigated, according to thousands of documents the Department of Justice (DOJ) is currently sitting on and could release within the next two weeks. The Daily Caller first reported that ex-IRS official Lois Lerner and White House policy adviser Jeanne Lambrew exchanged confidential taxpayer information about a conservative group that was suing to stop Obamacare’s contraceptive mandate in 2012. Now, with 30,000 Lerner emails set to be turned over to Congress, new information is surfacing about the White House-IRS information pipeline. The legal advocacy firm Cause of Action...
  • Southern Democrats trying to recover lost ground

    11/27/2014 11:42:46 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 62 replies
    Houston Chronicle ^ | November 27, 2014 | BILL BARROW
    <p>ATLANTA(AP)—To rebuild in the conservative South, Democratic leaders say their party must become more aggressive advocates for the middle class in an effort to energize African-Americans and attract whites.</p> <p>After the Republicans' success in the midterm elections, many say the Democratic Party should openly embrace government as a tool for lifting people out of economic hardship. They are advocating a return to party roots by emphasizing education and public works spending, stronger voting rights laws, tighter bank regulation and labor-friendly policies such as a higher minimum wage.</p>
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Tell Us Your Favorite "Thanksgiving or Thankful" Song ~ 28 November 2014

    11/27/2014 6:13:38 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 86 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    Favorite "Thanksgiving or Thankful" Songs *Video* Johnny Cash - Thanksgiving Prayer We've come to the time in the season When family and friends gather near To offer a prayer of Thanksgiving For blessings we've known through the year To join hands and thank the creator And now when Thanksgiving is due This year when I count my blessings I'm thanking the Lord He made you This year when I count my blessings I'm thanking the Lord He made you I'm grateful for the laughter of children The sun and the wind and the rain The color of blue in...
  • TAXPAYERS FUNDING TERRORISM THROUGH BENEFITS FRAUD

    11/27/2014 6:03:40 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 6 replies
    Breitbart ^ | November 27, 2014 | by OLIVER LANE
    Taxpayers' own money is being used against them, as the government doles it out in benefits to fraudulent claimers who use it to fund terrorism, the metropolitan police's counter terrorism unit has revealed. Assistant Commissioner Terri Nicholson said terrorists were becoming ever more “innovative” in their attempts to smuggle much needed cash to their colleagues abroad in places like Syria and Iraq. She said as well as engaging in complex fraud, terror funding gangs often used women to smuggle large amounts of money abroad in the belief they were less likely to arouse suspicion. Nicholson said: “We are seeing a...
  • Civil Rights Groups Call for Systemic Change in U.S. Justice System

    11/27/2014 5:53:20 PM PST · by Graybeard58 · 49 replies
    Afro.com ^ | Nov. 27, 2014 | Zenitha Prince
    In the wake of the Nov. 24 decision by a Missouri grand jury to not press charges against the White officer responsible for killing an unarmed African-American teen, a coalition of civil groups presented a unified front in its denouncement of the decision and its call for systemic changes to the American justice system. “We are profoundly disappointed with the miscarriage of justice that occurred last night,” Barbara Arnwine, executive director of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, said during a press call on Nov. 25. Although the Ferguson grand jury did not indict Darren Wilson, she added,...
  • London woman charged with encouraging terrorism on Twitter

    11/27/2014 3:50:27 PM PST · by SkyPilot · 7 replies
    London Evening Standard ^ | 27 Nov 14 | Ryan Hooper
    A woman has been charged with encouraging terrorism on Twitter, police have said. Alaa Abdullah Esayed, 22, of Kennington, south London, will appear before Westminster Magistrates' Court on December 10. She has been charged with two offences under the Terrorism Act - encouraging terrorism, and the dissemination of terrorist publications and released on bail. Police said one of the charges related to posts on Esayed's Twitter account, along with photographs and video links. The charge states "she intended, or was reckless as to whether, members of the public would be directly or indirectly encouraged or otherwise induced by the statement...
  • Ferguson and conflicting statements: Is it Time to use LIE DETECTOR [RICO]

    11/27/2014 2:27:05 PM PST · by topher · 33 replies
    Various | 27-November-2014 | Vanity
    There are conflicting reports on what happened between Police Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting of Michael Brown. One group of eyewitnesses claim that Michael Brown 'charged' Officer Wilson, leaving him no choice but to defend himself. Another group claim that Michael Brown raised his hands to surrender. Then there is the report by Police Officer Darren Wilson of the incident. If it can be shown that one group or the other is LYING, it might stop the violence. It might also bring peace to this country. RICO could be invoked as a reason to administer the LIE DETECTOR test....
  • Ferguson grand jury papers full of inconsistencies (LOL reading!)

    11/27/2014 1:03:44 PM PST · by SkyPilot · 63 replies
    AP ^ | 27 Nov 14 | HOLBROOK MOHR, DAVID A. LIEB and PHILLIP LUCAS
    Some witnesses said Michael Brown had been shot in the back. Another said he was face-down on the ground when Officer Darren Wilson "finished him off." Still others acknowledged changing their stories to fit published details about the autopsy or admitted that they did not see the shooting at all. An Associated Press review of thousands of pages of grand jury documents reveals numerous examples of statements made during the shooting investigation that were inconsistent, fabricated or provably wrong. For one, the autopsies ultimately showed Brown was not struck by any bullets in his back. Prosecutors exposed these inconsistencies before...
  • Is Russia Preparing to Ban Islam?

    11/27/2014 12:22:34 PM PST · by yoe · 62 replies
    The Blaze ^ | November 26, 2014 | Raymond Ibrahim
    Russia appears to be taking serious moves to combat the “radicalization” of Muslims within its border. Recent pro-Islamic (Russian Muslims slam ban on books) and that Russia is banning the Islamic hijab—the headdress Islamic law requires Muslim women to wear—and, perhaps even more decisively, key Islamic scriptures, on the charge that they incite terrorism. In the words of Arabic news site (Elaph) “Russia is witnessing a relentless war on the hijab. It began in a limited manner but has grown in strength, prompting great concern among Russia’s Muslims.” The report continues by saying that women wearing the hijab are being...
  • [VIDEO] Multiple arrests at Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade after protesters target route

    11/27/2014 7:56:09 AM PST · by redreno · 38 replies
    http://pix11.com ^ | Updated at 10:51am, November 27, 2014 | by Jeremy Tanner
    NEW YORK (PIX11) - Police arrested multiple people at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Thursday after a protesters broke from their designated route and clashed with officers. Seven people were arrested, according to the NYPD after a group of people tried to overturn a trash can and run toward the parade route.
  • The First NATIONAL Days of Thanksgiving

    11/27/2014 6:28:42 AM PST · by EternalVigilance · 5 replies
    American Minute ^ | Nov. 27, 2014 | Bill Federer
    After the victory of the Battle of Saratoga during the Revolutionary War, the Continental Congress proclaimed the first National Day of Thanksgiving, November 1, 1777: "The grateful feeling of their hearts... join the penitent confession of their manifold sins...that it may please God, through the merits of Jesus Christ, mercifully to forgive and blot them out of remembrance...and... under the providence of Almighty God... secure for these United States the greatest of all human blessings, independence and peace." After John Paul Jones, commanding the Bonhomme Richard, captured the British ship HMS Serapis, the Continental Congress declared a Day of Thanksgiving,...
  • Some in US illegally could get retirement benefits (Social Security for illegals!)

    11/27/2014 5:03:29 AM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 34 replies
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Many immigrants in the United States illegally who apply for work permits under President Barack Obama's new executive actions would be eligible for Social Security and Medicare benefits upon reaching retirement age, according to the White House.
  • 3D ARMY GAINS 5 MILES, SPLITS MAGINOT LINE; U.S. FLIERS SMASH 129 PLANES IN REICH BLOWS (11/27/44)

    11/27/2014 4:21:24 AM PST · by Homer_J_Simpson · 26 replies
    Microfilm-New York Times archives, Monterey Public Library | 11/27/44 | Drew Middleton, Gene Currivan, Dana Adams Schmidt, Tania Long, Milton Bracker, George Horne, more
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  • BREAKING: New Autopsy Report Changes Everything About the Michael Brown Shooting

    11/26/2014 6:46:07 PM PST · by Mean Daddy · 30 replies
    The county autopsy report on Michael Brown largely corroborates the account of the shooting given by Ferguson, Mo., Police Officer Darren Wilson. Two independent doctors reviewed the report from St. Louis County for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, KTVI reported. According to the report, the first shot fired from Wilson’s gun was at close range and hit Brown’s right thumb, adding weight to Wilson’s testimony that the two struggled for the gun in Wilson’s police cruiser. Previous reports confirmed that Brown’s blood was found on Wilson’s gun and uniform, as well as inside the car.
  • Plans for UCLA visit give rare glimpse into Hillary Clinton’s paid speaking career

    11/26/2014 6:54:19 PM PST · by Baynative · 27 replies
    WaPo ^ | 11/26/14 | Rosalind S. Helderman and Philip Rucker
    <p>When officials at the University of California at Los Angeles began negotiating a $300,000 speech appearance by Hillary Rodham Clinton, the school had one request: Could we get a reduced rate for public universities?</p> <p>The answer from Clinton’s representatives: $300,000 is the “special university rate.”</p>
  • Reckless move: The NY Times publishes Darren Wilson’s address (Reckless? No on Purpose? You bet)

    11/26/2014 6:39:47 PM PST · by Kaslin · 43 replies
    Fox News.com ^ | November 26, 2014 | Howard Kurtz
    The New York Times, whether consciously or not, has just endangered Darren Wilson’s life. With tensions running high in Ferguson over the lack of an indictment for Wilson’s killing of Michael Brown, the paper has published the officer’s approximate address -- the street and town where he lives with his new wife, who also is named. Given the racial animosity unleashed by Brown’s death, given the rioting and the looting and the stores that were set afire, how can a news organization make it easier for some crazy zealot to track down Wilson? But there it is in the paper:
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Happy Thanksgiving 2014!! ~ 27 November 2014

    11/26/2014 6:00:46 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 110 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Happy Thanksgiving 2014!! ~ GOD BLESS AND WATCH OVER THEM, WHEREVER THEY SERVE Canteen Mission Statement Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. Abraham Lincoln's Thanksgiving Proclamation Washington, D.C. October 3, 1863 By the President of the United States of America. The year that is drawing towards its close, has been filled with the blessings of fruitful fields and healthful skies. To these bounties, which are so constantly enjoyed that we are prone to forget the source...
  • Michael Brown’s mother claims Darren Wilson WANTED to kill somebody the day he shot her son

    11/26/2014 5:28:16 PM PST · by Kevin in California · 88 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | 11-26-2014
    Michael Brown’s mother said she watched Darren Wilson’s interview and doesn’t believe a word of it. I know, shocking. But for some reason her big takeaway from the interview was that Darren Wilson WANTED to kill somebody that day he shot her son. She doesn’t necessarily believe he wanted to kill her son specifically, but just somebody.
  • Israeli Singer's Song About Ahmed Stirs Outrage

    11/26/2014 5:26:40 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 9 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | 24/11/14 | Lazar Berman
    sraeli singer Amir Benayoun released a song Sunday about a theoretical Arab Israeli youth stabbing Jews, garnering accusations of racism as Israel copes with a wave of attacks by East Jerusalem residents “It’s true that I am just ungrateful scum,” Benayoun sings in “Ahmed loves Israel.” “It’s true, but I am not guilty, I wasn’t brought up on love. It’s true that the moment will come when you will turn your back on me, and I’ll stab you right in the back.” In the song, one version of “Ahmed” lives in Jerusalem, studies at the Hebrew University, and is well-liked....
  • Court Steps in to Prevent Terrorist's House Demolition

    11/26/2014 5:06:40 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 20 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 26/11/14 | Moshe Cohen
    The High Court on Wednesday kiboshed government plans to demolish the homes of terrorists. One of the few methods security forces in Israel have to discourage Arabs from joining the ranks of terrorists – demolishing the homes of those involved in terrorism – was taken off the table as the result of a lawsuit by an Arab rights group. The government must now respond to the restraining order the Court issued on home demolitions if it wants to continue using the sanction. According to security officials, the prospect that their family's home will be demolished has discouraged potential terrorists from...
  • Commuters Confront Ferguson Protesters Blocking Roads (citizen takes bullhorn-video goes viral)

    11/26/2014 4:33:23 PM PST · by drewh · 68 replies
    Mediaite ^ | | 5:02 pm, November 26th, 2014 | by Andrew Desiderio
    Americans nationwide are protesting the grand jury decision to not indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson for the shooting death of Michael Brown. During the morning rush hour on Wednesday, some University of California — San Diego students blocked a major freeway in La Jolla, Calif., a move that angered many commuters who were trying to get to work. One man went as far as physically pushing a protester out of the way and taking the bullhorn he was using. Tyree Landrum, one of those commuters who was on his way to work at a local Ross store, expressed his...
  • Top Democrat (Schumer) sets off intraparty fury after saying Obamacare passage was a ‘mistake’

    11/26/2014 4:14:13 PM PST · by shove_it · 46 replies
    Fusion ^ | 26 Nov 2014 | BRETT LOGIURATO
    Sen. Chuck Schumer’s (D-New York) comments on Wednesday about Democrats’ misguided focus on health care in President Barack Obama’s first term prompted backlash from top Democrats and left-leaning groups, who accused him of being politically craven. At a speech before the National Press Club in Washington on Tuesday, Schumer said Democrats made a mistake by entering into a fight over health care after they passed the 2009 economic stimulus. His reasoning: Democrats were targeting the uninsured, a population that he said makes up only about 5 percent of registered voters. Only about one-third of the uninsured, he said, are registered...
  • Erdogan: Of course women aren’t equal to men ( Moslem Turkey )

    11/25/2014 11:13:41 AM PST · by george76 · 29 replies
    Hot Air ^ | November 25, 2014 | Jazz Shaw
    In case you were looking for an actual “war on women” as opposed to some fictional hysteria constructed for the entertainment of daytime cable news soap operas, you might want to take a look at Turkey. The new president of our “ally” in the region near Syria, Tayyip Erdogan, decided to opine on the subject of gender relations this week and he really wasn’t worried about mincing words. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said women cannot be treated as equal to men, and has accused feminists of rejecting motherhood. “You cannot put women and men on an equal footing,”...
  • Obama insults Australia: Why did president diss close ally's prime minister?

    11/26/2014 9:17:28 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 30 replies
    Foxnews.com ^ | Nick Adams
    President Obama’s defiance appears to know no bounds. Why do I say this? Consider this: Since the beginning of the last century, Australia is the only country to have fought alongside the United States in every single major conflict. Australia is America’s closest ally in Asia, and indeed, the world. So, what President Obama did when he came to the G20 meeting in Brisbane, Australia, was stunning and offensive. Mirroring his action in sending the bust of Winston Churchill back to England, the President gave a provocative, anti-Abbott (Australia’s PM) speech on climate change at the University of Queensland. But...
  • Obamacare Architect Jonathan Gruber Argued Abortion is an Economic Benefit

    11/26/2014 6:42:11 AM PST · by wagglebee · 15 replies
    Life News ^ | 11/25/14 | Cortney O'Brien
    In case we needed another reason to be frustrated with Jonathan Gruber, America’s most infamous architect who insulted our intelligence, he also once argued that abortion has helped improve our nation’s economy and social environment.In a paper he helped write in May 1997 for the National Bureau of Economic Research, Gruber and two fellow writers suggested that abortion has helped save the nation money and social woes. Here is one of their must infuriating excerpts: We find evidence of sizeable positive selection: the average living circumstances of cohorts of children born immediately after abortion became legalized improved substantially relative to...
  • AMERICANS BREAK THROUGH HUERTGEN FOREST, LOOSENING NAZI GRIP ON COLOGNE APPROACHES (11/26/44)

    11/26/2014 4:19:39 AM PST · by Homer_J_Simpson · 38 replies
    Microfilm-New York Times archives, Monterey Public Library | 11/26/44 | Henry T. Gorrell, John H. Crider, Clifton Daniel, Frank L. Kluckhohn, Lindesay Parrott, more
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  • Inhofe: New Congress will examine ozone rule

    11/26/2014 1:46:00 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 9 replies
    The Hill ^ | November 26, 2014 | Lydia Wheeler
    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) standards for ozone, expected to be released Wednesday, are already being met with opposition from conservative lawmakers. In a statement released Tuesday night, Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) said the new National Ambient Air Quality Standards for ozone will face “rigorous oversight” in the Congress. “EPA's proposal to lower the Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) to between 65 parts per billion and 70 ppb will lower our nation's economic competitiveness and stifle job creation for decades," he said. "The EPA's previously proposed Ozone standard came with a price tag of up to $90 billion...
  • Top Obama Bundler Arrested For Child Rape And Sodomy, Media Stays Silent

    11/26/2014 1:37:36 AM PST · by Adam Taxin · 16 replies
    DC Gazette ^ | 11/22/14 | DC Gazette
    Prominent Democrat Terrence P. Bean has been indicted for sexually abusing a 15-year-old boy with his boyfriend in a hotel room. He was arrested at his home in southwest Portland on Wednesday and charged with two counts of third-degree sodomy and one count of third-degree sex abuse. Portland police tracked down the 15-year-old boy whose testimony helped lead to the sex abuse indictment against Bean and his former boyfriend, Kiah L. Lawson. Bean and Lawson allegedly set up an encounter with the teen through the iPhone app “Grindr”. The popular app is a mobile social network that helps gay men...
  • Sen. Ted Cruz, ’16 Presidential Hopeful, Woos New York Jewish Donors – UPDATED

    11/26/2014 12:32:51 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 27 replies
    New York Observer ^ | November 25, 2014 | Ken Kurson
    UPDATE: This story has been updated to reflect the correct location of the meeting between Mr. Cruz and Mr. Adelson, as well as a different characterization of the results of that meeting. Jewish life in New York is dominated by ritual. Holidays. A pastrami reuben on a hero at Katz’s. The reading of holy books in cycles that take a year (the Torah) or seven and a half years (the Talmud). And just as reliably, there’s the ritual of presidential candidates sniffing around for dough right after the midterm elections. That last one got going in earnest yesterday and today,...
  • CDC: Twelve Deaths Linked to Polio-Like EV-D68

    11/25/2014 9:03:15 AM PST · by george76 · 14 replies
    Sharyl Attkisson ^ | November 16, 2014 | Sharyl Attkisson
    The U.S. death toll from the mysterious Enterovirus D-68, which primarily strikes young children, has reached twelve. But as the number of livest lost increases, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports that most states over the last five weeks have indicated “reduced EV-D68-like illness activity.” The latest CDC update on the current outbreak of the polio-like Enterovirus D-68 states that it has now been detected “in specimens from twelve patients who died and had samples submitted for testing.” That’s one more death than was disclosed in last week’s update. The CDC account does not provide information as to where...
  • Woman saying ‘we’re ready for Ferguson’ accidentally shoots self in head, dies

    11/25/2014 8:11:03 PM PST · by Eurotwit · 50 replies
    http://wgntv.com/2014/11/24/woman-saying-were-ready-for-ferguson-accidentally-shoots-self-in-head-di ^ | UPDATED AT 06:39AM, NOVEMBER 24, 2014 | UPDATED AT 06:39AM, NOVEMBER 24, 2014
    A woman appears to have accidentally fatally shot herself in the head with a gun bought to prepare for possible Ferguson-related unrest, according to sources briefed on the police investigation. The shooting occurred Friday night in downtown St. Louis, the city’s Metropolitan Police Department said, in an area dominated by vacant lots beside a football stadium. The female victim, identified in a police report as Becca Campbell, 26, was a passenger in a car involved in an auto accident. Her 33-year-old boyfriend was driving, the sources told CNN.
  • THE FREEPER CANTEEN - The What Do You Love About Thanksgiving Quiz - Wednesday, November 26, 2014

    11/25/2014 5:59:58 PM PST · by LUV W · 91 replies
    The Best Troops and Veterans In The World and their families, too!! | Tuesday, November 25, 2014 | LUV W and the Canteen Support Crew
    ~ Freeper Canteen ~ Canteen Mission Statement-- Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. Today We Want You To Take The..... What Do You Love About Thanksgiving Quiz Click HERE and take the quiz! To share your results, click on the green "HTML" button, then copy and paste the code into a "Reply" box. Have fun! Please remember that The Canteen is here to support and entertain our troops and veterans and their families, and is family friendly.
  • Hillary Clinton hosting New York fundraiser for Mary Landrieu

    11/25/2014 4:53:11 PM PST · by abb · 33 replies
    The (New Orleans) Times Picayune ^ | November 25, 2014 | Bruce Alpert
    WASHINGTON -- Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is hosting a New York City fundraiser for Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., on Monday. snip Clinton, who campaigned at a New Orleans rally for Landrieu before just before the Nov. 4 primary, is hosting the Landrieu fundraiser at the home of long-time Clinton supporters Sarah and Victory Kovner. Tickets range from $1,000 to $12,600, with proceeds going to Landrieu's Senate campaign, the Louisiana Democratic Party and Landrieu's political action committee. Clinton, the former First Lady and New York senator, is the current frontrunner for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination. snip
  • New House GOP plan: Nearly one year of funding for the entire government — except on immigration

    11/25/2014 2:07:13 PM PST · by JSDude1 · 19 replies
    Hotair.com ^ | Nov 25, 2014 | Allahpundit
    Looks like they're about to do this: LET'S LIGHT UP THEIR PHONES FOLKS: (202)-224-3121 Because you know in conference committee ": Nearly one year of funding for the entire government — except on immigration" Immigration funding WILL be added back in. WE WILL NOT BE FOOLED, and WE must demand ONLY a short term funding Bill through January, WHY this congress would want the next one to be hampered (by Republicans) is beyond me (well not completely..).
  • Case: State of Missouri v. Darren Wilson (PDF to Grand Jury Testimony)

    11/25/2014 11:44:18 AM PST · by beaversmom · 6 replies
    New York Times ^ | August 20, 2014
    PDF to Grand Jury
  • The Media, Politicians, and Agitators Care Only About Feelings Not Facts

    11/25/2014 12:39:05 PM PST · by servo1969 · 4 replies
    RushLimbaugh.com ^ | 11-25-2014 | Rush Limbaugh
    Full Title - "The Police and Grand Jury Can't Win! The Media, Politicians, and Agitators Care Only About Feelings Not Facts" RUSH: All right. Let me see if I can explain this. During the break at the top of the hour I was watching CNN, and at the moment on CNN, Benjamin Crump, the family attorney for the gentle giant is holding court. He's conducting a press conference, and standing right next to him on his right, camera left, is the Reverend Sharpton. We cannot see the audience, which we assume to be accredited journalists and other agitators -- uh,...
  • Rotten News For Mary From The Early Voting Statistics (Louisiana Senate Runoff)

    11/25/2014 12:29:10 PM PST · by abb · 33 replies
    The Hayride ^ | November 25, 2014 | Scott McKay
    Speaking of our buddy John Couvillon, whose polls of the 6th District and Senate races we posted about yesterday, here was an interesting email he circulated after analyzing the voting patterns from SaturdayÂ’s early voting results (Saturday was the first day of early voting in advance of the Dec. 6 runoffs)Â… Republicans started off early voting on a good note yesterday: (1) 49263 early voted yesterday (28% more than the early vote on the first day of primary early voting), and the racial breakdown was 72-26% white/black (it was 67-31% on Day 1 in the primary); (2) The partisan breakdown...
  • Schumer: Dems erred with ObamaCare

    11/25/2014 10:39:45 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 50 replies
    The Hill ^ | November 25, 2014 | Alexander Bolton
    Democrats made a strategic mistake by passing the Affordable Care Act, Sen. Charles Schumer (N.Y.), the third-ranking member of the Senate Democratic leadership, said Tuesday. Schumer says Democrats “blew the opportunity the American people gave them” in the 2008 elections, a Democratic landslide, by focusing on healthcare reform instead of legislation to boost the middle class. “After passing the stimulus, Democrats should have continued to propose middle class-oriented programs and built on the partial success of the stimulus,” he said. He said the plight of uninsured Americans caused by “unfair insurance company practices” needed not be addressed but it wasn’t...
  • Dem Missouri State Senator: "This Is Our Race War"

    11/25/2014 9:01:49 AM PST · by Adam Taxin · 47 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | 11/24/14 | Real Clear Politics
    STATE SEN. MARIA CHAPPELLE-NADAL: Tonight, when you listen to what Prosecutor Bob McCulloch said, in fact, I've been getting text messages non-stop as I've been listening to your reporting, and people are angered, because they feel as though his words are empty, as it was said earlier today, and because of the systematic racism that we have in our state government, and our state party, and we do not bring the truth to bear, then we will not recover from what we are going on, what we are experiencing right now. And I have to tell you, this is St....
  • Documents Released in the Ferguson Case

    11/25/2014 8:22:34 AM PST · by servo1969 · 49 replies
    New York Times ^ | 11-25-2014 | Robert P. McCulloch
    Here are documents and evidence presented to the grand jury in Clayton, Mo., that was deciding whether to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the August shooting of Michael Brown. The documents were released by the St. Louis County prosecutor, Robert P. McCulloch. Note: Some of the documents contain graphic language.
  • Holder: Federal Investigation 'Remains Ongoing'

    11/25/2014 7:16:31 AM PST · by McGruff · 51 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | Nov 24, 2014 | DANIEL HALPER
    Attorney General Eric Holder released this statement after news came down that Darren Wilson would not be indicted for the murder of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri: “While the grand jury proceeding in St. Louis County has concluded, the Justice Department’s investigation into the shooting of Michael Brown remains ongoing. Though we have shared information with local prosecutors during the course of our investigation, the federal inquiry has been independent of the local one from the start, and remains so now. Even at this mature stage of the investigation, we have avoided prejudging any of the evidence. And although federal...
  • New deception questions: Obamacare adviser warned of premium increases as Obama vowed savings

    11/25/2014 5:57:44 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 23 replies
    Washington Times ^ | November 24, 2014 | Kelly Riddell
    While President Obama campaigned on a promise that his universal health care plan would lower premiums, his controversial adviser and plan architect was privately warning the state of Wisconsin that Obamacare was poised to massively increase insurance costs for average residents, internal documents show...... [MIT economist Jonathan] Gruber’s study predicted about 90 percent of individuals without employer-sponsored or public insurance would see their premiums spike by an average of 41 percent. Once tax subsidies were factored in, about 60 percent of those in the individual market were projected to see their premiums go up 31 percent, according to his analysis.......
  • Ferguson grand jury decision: Brown's death should be call to action not violence

    11/25/2014 5:56:33 AM PST · by Hoodat · 72 replies
    Fox News ^ | 25 Nov 2014 | Juan Williams
    Where is the black leadership now that a grand jury has decided not to indict the police officer that killed Michael Brown? Where is Al Sharpton? He advertises himself as a spokesman for the best interests of black America. But he is absent. Where is Jesse Jackson, another popular media personality who says he speaks for black America? He’s missing in action, too. It breaks my heart to see televised images of violence from Ferguson, Missouri juxtaposed next to President Obama, the first black president. The president represents black power beyond anyone’s imagination just a few years ago. President Obama...
  • Ferguson burns as armed rioters torch police cars .... (new case details, profanity)

    11/25/2014 5:27:04 AM PST · by canuck_conservative · 58 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | Tuesday November 25, 2014 | Jill Reilly et al
    ... Brown's step-father Louis Head jumped up and down as he erupted in rage and said: 'Burn this b**** down! Burn this b**** down!' Minutes earlier as Ms McSpadden listened to the decision being read out she shouted: 'What was he (Wilson) defending himself from? 'Some of you motherf****** think this is a joke!' .... Wilson claims he told the pair: 'Hey guys, why don't you walk on the sidewalk?' to which they replied they were nearly home. 'Okay, but what's wrong with the sidewalk?' to which Johnson replied: 'F*** what you have to say'. Wilson drove off and then...
  • For Some, Ferguson Isn't About the Gentle Giant; It's Trying to Relive Their Civil Rights Era Glory

    11/25/2014 5:04:13 AM PST · by servo1969 · 8 replies
    Rushlimbaugh.com ^ | 11-24-2014 | Rush Limbaugh
    Full Title - "For Some, Ferguson Isn't About the Gentle Giant; It's About Trying to Relive Their Civil Rights Era Glory" RUSH: So the grand jury has reached a decision, but nobody knows what it is. Well, some people know what it is, but it hasn't been publicly announced. So everybody's on pins and needles now trying to figure out what it's gonna be and prepare a response based on how it goes. Let's go to the audio sound bites. Let's go to the Meet the Press Sunday morning. Correspondent Ron Allen was interviewing a protester in Ferguson by the...
  • Guantánamo Bay fight awaits Pentagon pick

    11/25/2014 4:47:55 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 1 replies
    The Hill ^ | November 25, 2014 | Kristina Wong
    President Obama’s push to close the prison at Guantánamo Bay is likely to become a flashpoint as he seeks to confirm a replacement for outgoing Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel. Obama is seeking to close the detention center before leaving office, which would fulfil a promise he made during his first White House run in 2008. But with Republicans and some Democrats opposed to releasing the detainees or bringing them to U.S. prisons, the administration has considered closing the facility through executive action, according to The Wall Street Journal. The White House questioned the Journal report, but did not explicitly deny...
  • 'Stupidity' consultant agrees to testify (Gruber)

    11/25/2014 4:27:55 AM PST · by maggief · 23 replies
    The Hill ^ | November 25, 2015 | Sarah Ferris
    Jonathan Gruber, the former ObamaCare adviser in hot water for his comments about the “stupidity of the American voter,” has agreed to testify at a House panel next month, setting up a healthcare showdown in what could be the final week of this Congress. The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will also hear from Obama administration official Marilyn Tavenner, who is under fire this week for using inflated enrollment figures for the healthcare law. “Both Mr. Gruber and Administrator Tavenner have agreed to testify,” committee spokeswoman Caitlin Carroll told The Hill. Both figures have played a role in major...
  • TOKYO ARIPLANT SMASHED, FIRES RAGE IN CITY; ONLY TWO ‘SUPERFORTS’ LOST OF 100 IN RAID (11/25/44)

    11/25/2014 4:22:38 AM PST · by Homer_J_Simpson · 20 replies
    Microfilm-New York Times archives, Monterey Public Library | 11/25/44 | George Horne, Mac R. Johnson, Clinton Green, Drew Middleton, Harold Denny, Frederick Graham, more
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