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  • Totally inspired by the Pope, House Dems want to extend ObamaCare coverage to illegals

    10/05/2015 4:16:18 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 11 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/05/15 | Robert Laurie
    Conservative predictions come true In a move that virtually every conservative on Earth saw coming a mile away, House Democrats have introduced a bill that would extend ObamaCare coverage to America’s illegal alien population. Sponsored by radical Dem Representatives Luis Gutierrez and Judy Chu (the usual suspects of illegal support) the “Exchange Inclusion for a Healthy America Act of 2015” seeks to grant illegals ACA enrollment via the healthcare exchanges. Here’s Luis Gutierrez, outlining the ways in which his admiration for the Pope and his belief in the golden rule were responsible for this piece of legislation. Keep in mind,...
  • Crucial hurdle overcome in quantum computing

    10/05/2015 1:38:55 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 17 replies
    PhysOrg ^ | Oct 5, 2015
    The significant advance, by a team at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Sydney appears today in the international journal Nature. "What we have is a game changer," said team leader Andrew Dzurak, Scientia Professor and Director of the Australian National Fabrication Facility at UNSW. "We've demonstrated a two-qubit logic gate - the central building block of a quantum computer - and, significantly, done it in silicon. Because we use essentially the same device technology as existing computer chips, we believe it will be much easier to manufacture a full-scale processor chip than for any of the leading...
  • Planned Parenthood Denies Possibility of Abortion Survivors [semi-satire]

    10/05/2015 11:26:02 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 2 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 4 Oct 2015 | John Semmens
    Planned Parenthood’s chief executive officer Cecile Richards told Congressional investigators that she had never heard of such a thing as an “abortion survivor,” calling the concept “totally nonsensical.” “When a woman comes to us to terminate her pregnancy it would be a gross dereliction of duty if we were to permit a fetus to survive the procedure,” she said. “We take every conceivable precaution to ensure that this doesn’t happen.” One precaution that Richards touted as fool proof was the harvesting of organs from the fetus. “Once the fetus has been dismembered and the organs extracted there is no chance...
  • Totally inspired by the Pope, House Dems want to extend ObamaCare coverage to illegals

    10/05/2015 8:54:30 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 16 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/05/15 | Robert Laurie
    Conservative predictions come true In a move that virtually every conservative on Earth saw coming a mile away, House Democrats have introduced a bill that would extend ObamaCare coverage to America’s illegal alien population. Sponsored by radical Dem Representatives Luis Gutierrez and Judy Chu (the usual suspects of illegal support) the “Exchange Inclusion for a Healthy America Act of 2015” seeks to grant illegals ACA enrollment via the healthcare exchanges. Here’s Luis Gutierrez, outlining the ways in which his admiration for the Pope and his belief in the golden rule were responsible for this piece of legislation. Keep in mind,...
  • "VA is Lying, Vets Are Dying" billboard displayed in Tomah

    10/04/2015 1:45:23 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 2 replies
    WXOW-TV ^ | September 29, 2015 | Caroline Hecker, Multi-Media Journalist
    Drivers on I-94 passing by Tomah will now see a billboard that says "VA is Lying, Vets Are Dying," as part of a national campaign to bring awareness to alleged issues within the VA system. The group behind the billboards is called "VA is Lying," and multiple billboards, like the one in Tomah, have been displayed in places like Tampa and Minneapolis. Candace Baer-Delis lost her father at the Tomah VA in January and is a member of the group. Baer-Delis is from Marshfield and took part in the unveiling of the billboard on Monday. "It's a project that was...
  • The Death-Dealing Penumbra of John Boehner and Harry Blackmun

    10/04/2015 8:32:41 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 10 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 10/4/15 | Suzanne Eovaldi
    As the moon floated free of the earth, at 12:30 a.m., on Monday, September 28, a magnificent emanating penumbra encircled the reflected light that gives human life its subjective zen. The quiet reflection of this huge blood moon, however, showed no banner across its face declaring, “America, it’s OK to kill your innocent babies. Do you care about their blood?” The emanating penumbra that Justice Harry Blackmun saw back in 1973, a penumbra that he himself created out of whole cloth, was a false, cruel, baby killing penumbra. This week’s blood moon was clear, bright, beautiful, but stained with the...
  • America’s RINO Economy: Recovery in name only

    10/03/2015 6:07:57 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/03/15 | Jeff Crouere
    After seven years of Obama, who raised taxes, almost doubled the national debt and created massive new government bureaucracies through the Affordable Care Act For the past few years, the Obama lovers in the media have been boasting about the supposedly great economy Americans are enjoying. According to this fictitious narrative, Obama’s strong leadership saved the economy and led to our “recovery,” but, in reality, we face today a RINO or “Recovery in Name Only” economy. The real economy was exposed in the September labor report. The country created only 142,000 new jobs, much less than expectations. This year, we...
  • This new 3D printer creates structures with gel, could help build living organs

    10/02/2015 10:28:19 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    Digital Trends ^ | October 1, 2015 | A.J. Dellinger
    3D printing is proving to be a potential game changer for a wide variety of fields. One group in particular that could benefit is the medical community, thanks to a recent development by scientists that could make it easier to print organs from living tissue. How? By printing structures inside of special gel that provides support during the build process. New Scientist reports that researchers from the University of Florida in Gainesville came to the breakthrough method while searching for a way to enable the printing of items that cannot support their own weight. The technique prints objects inside a...
  • Doctors astonished after ViroCap test detects all viruses lurking in a human body

    10/01/2015 9:26:57 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    World Tech Today ^ | October 1, 2015 | Dan Taylor
    Researchers have successfully created a new test that could eliminate the need for needles in testing for viruses — and dramatically increase the success rate of doctors trying to diagnose an illness. It’s called ViroCap, and while the test is not ready for use in patients just yet, it has passed a big clinical trial that is paving the way for its eventual entry into the market, according to a UPI report. ViroCap supposedly can detect any virus known to man — and animals — and it could help doctors who don’t know what they’re looking for spot a virus...
  • Are You Over 70? Are You Ready To Die?

    09/30/2015 8:47:24 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 33 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 9/30/15 | Michael D. Shaw
    Where did this headline come from, you may ask. All in good time, my little pretty. All in good time. We must start with the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, coming out of the United Nations. A few months ago, this column examined the dubious and somewhat contradictory notion of “sustainability,” shortened from the original 1987 version “sustainable development.” The best working definition of this term, which is then invoked countless times in hundreds of documents, is “Sustainability calls for a decent standard of living for everyone today without compromising the needs of future generations.” Good luck finding any further clarification...
  • The Living Nightmare of Socialized Medicine

    09/30/2015 7:16:24 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 4 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/30/15 | Dr. Ileana Johnson Paugh
    There is no such thing as free care. Someone else must pay for it either through higher taxes, non-use of services, confiscatory premiums, writing-off costs, government subsidies, or denial of needed services, rationing When the government promises too much free medical care to too many people without making a significant investment in the medical infrastructure, its staff, and its professional delivery, innocent victims of a shortchanged, diluted, and inefficient service are likely to emerge. And the victims will suffer in silence physically or financially, paying for much reduced or unaffordable healthcare. Add to the poorly planned mix an enormously expensive...
  • Stem cells op gives millions hope of cure for blindness

    09/29/2015 2:34:18 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    The London Daily Express ^ | September 29, 2015 | David Pilditch
    A BRITISH pensioner has become the first person to undergo revolutionary eye surgery aimed at curing blindness in millions of people. The 60-year-old woman, who had severely impaired sight and was in danger of going blind, is said to have had no complications so far following the three-hour operation last month. The surgical team hopes to determine how successful the treatment was by early December. The woman has asked to remain anonymous. The scientists behind the pioneering procedure hope it will dramatically transform lives, allowing the blind to recognise faces of loved ones again and regain the ability to carry...
  • Short fiction | Jail or psychiatric treatment for Islamophobes

    09/29/2015 12:11:06 PM PDT · by DanMiller · 5 replies
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | September 29, 2015 | Dan Miller
    "Islamophobia" is a mental disorder evidenced by an insufficient understanding of Islam as the religion of peace. In the Age of Obama, Congress decreed that Islamophobia is a federal crime. A few Republican extremists fought against the decree, but bipartisan majorities of both houses passed the bill. Obama signed it into law. The courts have thus far been lenient, merely sending offenders for psychiatric treatment. When certified as cured, they can be freed. Those who decline treatment are to be jailed indefinitely, as are those who can't be cured.Sally Snookums, a cute teenage girl, went for a stroll down Mainstreet. She...
  • Researchers grow functional kidneys from stem cells that work in live animals

    09/24/2015 2:17:17 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    Futurism ^ | Hashem AL-ghaili
    In Brief Japanese researchers have successfully grown kidneys from stem cells that worked as they were supposed to after being transplanted into rats and pigs. The Breakthrough With all the parts, grown, the kidney was placed inside a rat, then the pathway was added, followed by the bladder they’d grown—the new bladder was then connected to the rat’s native bladder. After sewing up the rat, they found the whole system worked. The team then repeated what they had done with a much larger animal, one much closer in size to humans—a pig—and found the same results. The paper was published...
  • The Answer Is Quite Simple, But Nobody Will Pick Up The Ball

    09/23/2015 8:59:46 AM PDT · by SatinDoll · 49 replies
    The Market-Ticker ^ | Sept. 23, 2015 | Karl Denninger
    C'mon folks, this isn't complicated. Hill used Indian government data on the cost of pharmaceutical ingredients and allowed for a 50-percent profit margin - but no money for investment in research - to work out the costs of producing certain drugs. On this basis, he found that Novartis' leukaemia drug Glivec actually cost $159 for a year's treatment, against the $106,000 charged in the United States. Roche's Tarceva for lung cancer cost $236, against a U.S. price of $79,000, and Novartis' Tykerb cost $4,000 against a price of $74,000. In all these cases the U.S. cost was far above that...
  • Pelosi Says She Abhors Abortion [semi-satire]

    09/19/2015 10:08:17 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 2 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 19 Sep 2015 | John Semmens
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif) maintains that she abhors abortion and defended federal funding for Planned Parenthood as "the surest path toward reducing its frequency in the future." "Each birth raises the population total," Pelosi said. "The more babies that are aborted today, the fewer we will have to abort in the future. By holding down the population now, we avert the burden of having to fund even more abortions in the next generation." The Congresswoman contrasted "my long view with the short-sightedness of today's knee-jerk opponents of sensible population control. I mean, isn't it obvious that a future...
  • First-of-its-kind, 3D printed guide helps regrow complex nerves after injury

    09/18/2015 8:35:19 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies ^ | September 18, 2015 | Benedict
    As the vital relationship between 3D printing and medical science continues to flourish, potentially life-altering developments continue to be made. A national team of researchers has developed a first-of-its-kind, 3D-printed guide that helps regrow both the sensory and motor functions of complex nerves after injury. The groundbreaking research, undertaken in Minnesota, has the potential to help more than 200,000 people annually who experience nerve injuries or disease. Nerve regeneration is a complex process. Because of this complexity, regrowth of nerves after injury or disease is very rare, according to the Mayo Clinic. Nerve damage is often permanent. While the peripheral...
  • Did Nancy Pelosi Just Say She ‘Abhors’ Abortion?

    09/18/2015 12:14:36 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 42 replies
    MRC TV ^ | September 17, 2015 | Brittany M. Hughes
    Color me stunned, but I do believe Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) just admitted to hating abortion. Not that it will have any impact on the way she votes on the matter, but the Democratic House minority leader admitted that “we all” hate abortion during her weekly press briefing on Thursday. After accusing Republicans of a “lack of respect for women” because “they don’t believe in family planning,” Pelosi employed the Royal “We”:“I’ve never—you know, as a mom and a grandmother and all the rest, I respect people’s view on subjects—but I cannot understand why, if you abhor and you view...
  • Gallup: Americans’ Trust in Courts Sinks To Record Low After Controversial Rulings

    09/18/2015 11:54:36 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 32 replies
    MRC TV ^ | September 18, 2015 | Brittany M. Hughes
    Based on numerous polls and countless surveys, we already knew Americans didn’t trust Congress or the Executive Branch—but now, it looks like they don’t trust the courts, either. A new Gallup poll released Friday shows only 53 percent of Americans say they have a “great deal” or “fair amount” of trust in the United States’ judicial system, a record low since Gallup first began measuring government trust in 1997. Conversely, about half (47%) of all Americans think the courts can’t be trusted. …
  • The long, sordid antivaccine history of Donald Trump

    09/15/2015 1:44:46 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 107 replies
    ScienceBlogs ^ | September 15, 2015 | Orac (David H. Gorski, MD, PhD, FACS)
    ... Trump is antivaccine to the core. Don’t believe me? Never heard this before? Oh, ye of little faith! Orac can back up this statement very easily. To begin, let’s take a trip down memory lane. Donald Trump might be hip, happening, and now as far as the media is concerned because of his skill for making outrageous and often offensive statements so full of burning stupid as to threaten to singe the fabric of reality, but one thing that isn’t frequently discussed is his long history of parroting antivaccine misinformation. The first time I learned of Donald Trump’s antivaccine...
  • With Everyone Focused on Presidential Politics - We Quietly Slip Past ObamaCare Stage 6...

    09/15/2015 11:47:25 AM PDT · by Aquamarine · 6 replies ^ | September 14, 2015 | sundance
    The Democrat and Republican politicans are certainly providing us with a bounty of shiny things to keep us occupied. Meanwhile, perhaps it’s prudent to note we are entering the final stages of ObamaCare’s intended structure, the creation of “single-payer” solutions. Back in campaign season 2012 through the following October 2013, we held the opinion that removal of ObamaCare was actually a reasonable expectation. It was not until we discovered the U.S. Chamber of Commerce President, Tom Donohue, paying Mitch McConnell to retain ObamaCare that we realized how severely our belief was misguided. As soon as we accepted this reality we...
  • Pennsylvania one of the worst places to have a baby, study finds

    09/11/2015 1:24:48 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 17 replies ^ | September 10, 2015 | David Templeton
    Expectant parents wanting the best for their babies typically focus on the best strollers, cribs and cost-effective diapers. But they might want to consider where best to have their baby. That place may not be Pennsylvania, with its low number of pediatricians, obstetrician-gynecologists and parental-support groups, and the lack of a “baby-friendly environment.” Pennsylvania actually ranked next to last, ahead of only Mississippi, based on health care costs and available services and resources for babies and parents, according to’s 2015 rankings of the best and worst states in which to have a baby.
  • Prayers for The Bride - AGAIN... (vanity)

    09/08/2015 9:28:09 AM PDT · by Old Sarge · 60 replies
    Casa de Cuckoo | 08 SEP 2015 | Sarge
    Once again, The Bride is headed to the VA ER - hemmoraging. Unrelated to the last hospital visit, unsure of what the cause or the prognosis. Will update as I get it. We REALLY don't need this now...
  • Refugees or Convenient Economic and Demographic Exodus?

    09/07/2015 3:55:47 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/07/15 | Dr. Ileana Johnson Paugh
    The European authorities are inefficient and incompetent on purpose. We are in a full-blown crisis but the European authorities are not meeting until September 14 The sudden and unexpected wave of economic refugees from Syria and Iraq appears to have similarities to the wave of young economic refugees fleeing Central America who started flooding our borders last year with several governments, including our own, as enablers and financers of forced settlement. When this administration, bent on changing the face and demographics of America, granted amnesty under Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) to 2-3 million illegals, news spread through...
  • Prayer request for Buster

    09/06/2015 10:41:31 PM PDT · by Secret Agent Man · 59 replies
    Just asking for a prayer request, if you are so moved, for my Buster boy. I have him on cbd oil right now fighting his cancer, and I believe it is doing good things. I actually have photos I take of his obvious tumor area and I believe tonite I have the first photos that have shown a reduction in one of the growth areas. I need prayers for him to keep his stamina up, his appetite strong, and for his body to be able to handle the extra strain of removing the waste products of the destroyed cancer cells,...
  • Erin Brockovich takes on EPA

    09/05/2015 10:52:44 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 11 replies
    The Hill ^ | September 4, 2015 | Kevin Cirilli
    Erin Brockovich is joining Navajo Nation's political battle against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The famed environmental activist will visit Navajo Nation on Sept. 8 to view the affects of a devastating EPA mining leak and could potentially testify on Capitol Hill later this month.
  • Cost to settle a refugee family

    09/04/2015 12:53:29 PM PDT · by Lancair · 9 replies
    Facebook | 9/4/2015 | Robert Sergio Simon
    I cannot get a straight answer to the question “What is the cost to settle a ‘refugee’ (typically a family of ‘refugees’) and make them part of our society. I mean a real total of processing abroad, transportation, living allowances, translation services, medical treatment, supplementary income, and others. Data 20 years old and way under-valued by now is at That would include: 1.) initial costs and ongoing by the Fed (report estimates $8600/year for healthcare alone) 2.) initial costs and ongoing by the States 3.) initial costs and ongoing by the charities (personnel, shelters, advisors – all are costs...
  • ME: Man Shoots Burglar with "Vintage" Revolver, 7mm?

    09/03/2015 5:26:58 AM PDT · by marktwain · 36 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 2 September, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    A 67-Year-Old disabled Rockland Maine man was tired of being burglarized and his medications stolen.   He described himself as a "walking drugstore".   He purchased what the reporter described as a vintage gun.   Harvey said "I bought a gun. Best thing I ever did." On August 25, Harvey Lembo was on the phone to police when he shot the burglary suspect.  Pistols are handy when one hand is employed on another critical task. The suspect broke in; made a wrong move, and was shot.   The story says the gun was a 7mm, and that it was under...
  • [Satire] Congresswoman Calls Fetal Parts Sales Humane and Life-Saving

    09/01/2015 8:49:21 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 3 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 29 Aug 2015 | John Semmens
    Rep. Debbie Wasserman-Schultz (D-Fla) waded into the Planned Parenthood controversy and insisted that carving up the unborn for spare parts is both “humane and life-saving.” “First of all, what could be more humane than putting these unwanted creatures out of their misery?” the Congresswoman wondered. Saying that “I doubt that fetuses could feel pain, but even if they could the momentary pain of a medical instrument slicing the spinal cord has got to be far less painful than a lifetime of poverty and abuse as an unwanted child.” “Second, given that the law grants a woman the unrestricted right to...
  • Planned Parenthood Worse then Slavers

    08/31/2015 8:16:04 AM PDT · by kathsua · 2 replies
    London Telegraph ^ | August 31st, 2015 | reasonmclucus
    Planned Parenthood has found an even more morally repugnant way to make money than selling men, women and children for profit. Lifenews has been running a series of stories about how Planned Parenthood has been selling aborted baby parts for profit. They separate the parts from the babies they abort and sell the parts for research or medical treatment.
  • What is Hillary's Platform?

    08/30/2015 11:04:39 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 34 replies
    August 31, 2015 | Vanity
    I was trying to assemble Hillary's presidential platform off the top of my head. Expand open boarders Change religious beliefs Remove voting rules Free university education Abortion services Expand gun control Global warming laws Universal healthcare Women's rights Gay rights Black rights Illegal immigrant rights Minority rights [fill in taxpayer funded give-away] United Nations - global everything
  • Priorities: FDA cracks down on vegan mayonnaise labeling

    08/29/2015 8:16:31 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 37 replies
    Hot Air ^ | August 28, 2015 | Mary Katharine Ham
    As always, the Food and Drug Administration has its eye on the ball and its arms around freedom…in a big, stifling bear hug. The Founders no doubt intended that the federal government would have a passel of people in charge of telling successful condiment producers what they can put on their labels. For freedom. In this case, the federal government has decided a vegan company cannot put the name “Just Mayo” on its clearly labeled vegan mayonnaise product because the company doesn’t include egg whites in the mixture and does include some healthy stuff, like beta carotene. One would think...
  • Constitutionality of Planned Parenthood Defunding Plans

    08/29/2015 4:12:09 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 14 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/29/15 | Douglas Gibbs
    Kick the federal government out of their State in regards to Planned Parenthood, abortion, any and all health services, health programs, health care, or health insurance intrusions Radio Host Dave Levine, a host on KMET 1490 AM on Monday, wrote on his blog, “Arkansas is the fourth state to terminate such contracts with the Feds—New Hampshire, Alabama and Louisiana are the others. By this time next year, 30-plus states will have stopped funding the baby killer company.” Mr. Levine was referring to Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson’s decision to order his State’s Department of Human Services to terminate the Medicaid contract...
  • [Satire] Clinton Likens Planned Parenthood Critics to Terrorists

    08/28/2015 5:54:36 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 10 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 28 Aug 2015 | John Semmens
    Seeking to divert attention from her admittedly unwise and likely illegal handling of classified material through her unsecured private email account, Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton sought to draw a parallel between advocates of defunding Planned Parenthood and Islamic terrorists. "Both groups relegate women to second class status," Clinton claimed. "Both deny women the right to control their reproductive heath. Both would force women to be vessels for carrying unwanted children into the world. Both espouse out-of-date ideas about how the world should work." GOP presidential contender Sen. Marco Rubio (Fla) characterized Clinton's claims "as twisted and malevolent an inversion...
  • Obama: Regulators will never approve those massive health premium increases; Regulators: APPROVED

    08/28/2015 7:26:41 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 16 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/28/15 | Dan Calabrese
    Mandates have consequences, bro The argument has been ever-present, where ObamaCare is concerned, that mandating generous benefits while forbidding insurers from considering factors like pre-existing conditions, could only result in one thing: Sky-high, jacked up premiums for everyone. It’s simple economics. You can’t artificially heighten demand by forcing everyone to buy, while also mandating a gold standard in coverage, and not see prices soar. But Barack Obama thinks the regulatory state can do what the stone-cold laws of the market cannot. So when insurers earlier this year began submitting their rate increase requests to state regulators - and the numbers...
  • Planned Parenthood Audit Rejected

    08/27/2015 6:47:09 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 4 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/27/15 | Douglas Gibbs
    Sanger's vision of genocide through abortion is not only being carried out, but it has expanded into an evil that cases like Kermit GosnelL California State Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez, R-Lake Elsinore, requested an audit of Planned Parenthood. Her request was a response to videos by a pro-life organization using undercover style reporting revealing Planned Parenthood officials discussing selling the body parts of aborted babies on the black market. She intended that the audit of California’s Planned Parenthood locations would ensure the organization is not illegally profiting from the donation of aborted baby tissue. Her request was rejected by a State...
  • To Donald Trump: Tell EPA Poisoners “You’re Fired

    08/26/2015 8:34:15 PM PDT · by kathsua · 5 replies
    London Telegraph ^ | August 27th, 2015 | reasonmclucus
    Some irresponsible employees of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency may have given Donald Trump an issue that could put him in the White House. Even those of us who didn’t regularly watch Trump’s television show “The Apprentice” know his signature phrase is “You’re fired”.
  • A pint of water before meals is the secret to losing weight, scientists claim

    08/26/2015 8:19:03 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 52 replies
    The London Mirror ^ | August 26, 2015 | Jennifer Cockerell
    A new study by the University of Birmingham revealed that obese adults who 'pre-loaded- with 500ml of plain tap water lost an average of 9.5lbs in 12 weeks.The key to losing weight could be as simple as drinking a pint of water before mealtimes , researchers have said. A study in which obese adults consumed 500ml of water half an hour before eating main meals saw them report an average loss of 4.3kg (9.48lbs) over a 12-week period. Researchers at the University of Birmingham said the simple trick could be hugely beneficial, and easily promoted by healthcare professionals and through...
  • Michigan’s Obamacare Medicaid Expansion

    08/26/2015 9:02:58 AM PDT · by MichCapCon
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 8/24/2015 | Jonathan Moy
    In 2013, the Michigan Legislature passed a bill expanding Medicaid, a core component of the federal Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare. Given Republican control of the state House, Senate and governor’s office, the move surprised many. Two years earlier, referring to another ACA provision (the insurance exchange), Chuck Moss, then the chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, said GOP lawmakers would “rather be caught sacrificing to Satan than voting for Obamacare.” Lost in the hubbub surrounding the expansion bill was a section requiring hospitals that were contracted by the state to provide managed care services under Medicaid to offer “healthy...
  • Combat Roles Hazardous to Women’s Health

    08/26/2015 6:24:53 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 15 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/26/15 | Arnoild Ahlert
    The astounding female injury rates that are being hidden from the public -- and women in the military Last week, 1st Lt. Shaye Haver, 25, and Capt. Kristen Griest, 26, became the first women to earn their Ranger Tabs, graduating from the U.S. Army’s Ranger School at Fort Benning, GA. Maj. Gen. Scott Miller, the guest speaker at the graduation ceremony, emphasized that both women were held to the same standards as their male counterparts, insisting “a 5-mile run is still a 5-mile run. Standards do not change. A 12-mile march is still a 12-mile march.” True enough. But as...
  • New Planned Parenthood video: Stem Express CEO needs another 50 livers a week

    08/25/2015 4:14:29 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 1 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/25/15 | Dan Calabrese
    "Tell the lab it's coming! So they don't open the box and go, 'Oh God!'" This one doesn’t have quite the smoking gun as some of the others. There isn’t even anyone from Planned Parenthood in the video. But what we do see in this interview with StemExpress CEO Cate Dyer is an unmistakable attitude, and if you have a heart at all it should trouble you. Watch the whole nine-minute video. You’ll hear about how StemExpress is looking for another 50 livers a week, which means someone needs to start aborting more fetuses, dammit. You’ll also hear that Planned...
  • Irony alert: Liberals furious over Bruce Jenner Halloween costumes

    08/24/2015 8:27:20 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 32 replies
    American Thinker ^ | August 23, 2015 | Newsmachete
    With homosexual and transgender issues always at the forefront, whether we like it or not, it's a relief to know that now your kids will have a gender-fluid option for this coming Halloween: Halloween probably isn’t the best time to deal with an incredibly sensitive subject like gender reassignment. But that hasn’t deterred a major company from conjuring up a Caitlyn Jenner costume in time for Oct. 31. Spirit Halloween, the company behind the pop-up costume stores that appear all over the city every fall, has exclusively confirmed to Confidenti@l that it will be carrying the insensitive getup this year....
  • Planned Parenthood Threatens to Sue [semi-satire]

    08/22/2015 9:25:08 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 6 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 21 Aug 2015 | John Semmens
    Planned Parenthood's executive vice president Dawn Laguens said the organization is weighing whether to sue the Center for Medical Progress, the group behind the release of videos showing that Planned Parenthood is engaged in murdering, dismembering, and selling aborted babies. "Since these videos were made secretly without Planned Parenthood's explicit consent they constitute an egregious invasion of privacy," Laguens maintained. "Invasion of privacy is a crime. That makes the videos the 'fruit from the poisoned tree' and inadmissible as evidence against Planned Parenthood for any alleged crimes depicted in the videos." Laguens also contested the idea that there are any...
  • Gov’t to creamery: Your milk is entirely too natural to not be labeled “imitation”

    08/21/2015 11:25:46 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 42 replies
    Hot Air ^ | August 20, 2015 | Mary Katherine Ham
    Sometimes government’s dishonesty, incompetence, wastefulness, and misguided nannyism combine to make a perfectly ridiculous story. Today’s comes to us from Florida, where the Ocheesee Creamery is being forced to dump gallons upon gallons of good, natural skim milk because the state is requiring the business to label its good, natural skim milk “imitation” because they haven’t added anything to it. Paul and Mary Lou Wesselhoeft have been fighting this in federal court with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Affairs, which had formerly allowed them to sell their skim milk while calling it skim milk. No one seemed confused...
  • Kermit Gosnell activity happening at highest levels of Planned Parenthood says Daleiden

    08/20/2015 1:14:31 AM PDT · by Morgana · 9 replies ^ | August 20, 2015 | saynsumthn
    On Wednesday’s Dana Loesch show Center for Medical Progress lead investigator, David Daleiden called what was revealed in his latest video exposing Planned Parenthood’s baby parts operation “Kermit Gosnell activity.” The latest video, number 7, is horrific and shows eyewitness Holly O’Donnell, a former StemExpress procurement technician describing the day she was called upon to remove brain tissue from a baby born alive, with his heart still beating after a Planned Parenthood abortion. “It is Kermit Gosnell activity happening at the highest levels of Planned Parenthood,” Daleiden told Loesch. Gosnell ran the Philadelphia House of Horrors abortion facility and is...
  • Explaining Emerging Infectious Diseases

    08/19/2015 8:23:22 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 4 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/19/15 | Dr. Ileana Johnson Paugh
    Médecins Sans Frontières in West Africa “2015 was a very busy year for emerging infectious diseases.” - Steven Hatfill, MD Dedicating his lecture to Médecins Sans Frontières, for their heroic actions in West Africa, Dr. Hatfill spoke to a captivated audience at the 33rd Annual Conference of Doctors for Disaster Preparedness in California about the 43 newly emerging infectious diseases that jumped to a larger geographic area from their wild animal hosts to human populations in the past 30 years.
  • Obama Admin to Congress: It's Perfect;y Legal for Planned Parenthood to Harvest Babies' Organs

    08/19/2015 8:04:48 AM PDT · by Shery · 13 replies ^ | Tuesday, August 18, 2015 | Lisa Bourne
    August 18, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) -- President Obama's Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) told Congress late last week that Planned Parenthood has been following the law in its practice of attaining fetal tissue and body parts for sale. HHS also insisted it does not fund fetal tissue research or elective abortion through Planned Parenthood. Rather, it gives the nation's largest abortion provider money for its "critical health services." In a letter sent late Friday and addressed to Sens. Joni Ernst and Roy Blunt, HHS's assistant secretary for legislation contended that HHS "knows of no violations" of U.S. fetal tissue...
  • Prayer Request for Buster

    08/18/2015 6:19:45 PM PDT · by Secret Agent Man · 21 replies
    If you ave a moment, please add my Buster to your prayers. We have been doctoring him through cancer for 16 months. He's doing good, and we keep doing what we can do for him, but it has started to affect him a bit. Still happy, enjoys food and treats, affectionate, real good patient for his treatments.
  • Abortions of baby kangaroos

    08/18/2015 9:31:28 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/18/15 | Diane Weber Bederman
    Man up, Women: Have the decency to acknowledge that abortion is the taking of a life. It's time to move this discussion from false assumptions to truth and fact Abortions of baby kangaroos New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, one of the candidates for the Republican nomination for President was asked recently why he had changed his views on abortion from being in favour to being against it. He said it happened the day he was with his wife, pregnant with their second child, during an early first term obstetric exam. He heard a heartbeat. His child’s heartbeat. And he had...
  • Research Using Fetal Tissue

    08/18/2015 9:09:37 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 1 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 8/18/15 | Michael D. Shaw
    What better follow-up to the earlier story on harvesting the tissue? As mentioned in that article, fetal tissue has been harvested for medical research for years. Even before abortion was legalized, other sources were tapped, and according to an article by AP science writer Malcolm Ritter, this practice dates back to the 1930s. Ritter, and many others, like to invoke the 1954 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine. As Ritter puts it, “The 1954 Nobel Prize in medicine was awarded for work with fetal tissue that led to developing a vaccine against polio.” Not so fast… According to the Nobel...