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  • 'Psychic’ claims Bible ‘hidden code’ predicts Spain will be DESTROYED by a killer mega-tsunami

    04/25/2017 8:41:12 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 65 replies
    www.thesun.co.uk ^ | By John Shammas | Updated: 10th April 2017, 8:54 am
    It is claimed that the passages predict “everyone will flee” as “young men [are] left to pieces” A CONSPIRACY theorist has claimed that The Bible holds “hidden” passages which predict Spain will be destroyed by a giant tsunami. According to a ‘psychic’ who goes by the name T Chase, Cumbre Vieja on La Palma – not far from tourist hotspot Tenerife – will be hit first. It is claimed the devastation will be triggered when a volcano on the Canary Islands erupts, sparking huge tidal waves. North Africa would then be hit next, it is claimed. The passages which it...
  • Vanity - Obama & Clinton Exposed!!!

    04/25/2017 7:22:14 AM PDT · by JLAGRAYFOX · 4 replies
    Well, The real Obama & Clinton have been exposed for what they both really are....enemies of these United States Of America!!! The recent Jon Allen, book on Clinton, and the Politico expose of Obama and his release of violent, killer Muslim terrorist servants of Iran is quite revealing and informative!!! IMHO....neither of them should ever be publically shown again!!! Both of them are true "Satans & Traitors to the USA!!! And...the same goes for the entire Democrat Party that supports this human vermin!!!
  • NYT Editorial Board Member Attacks NRA for Having Guns in Its Gun Museum

    04/25/2017 6:47:07 AM PDT · by pabianice · 43 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | 4/25/17 | Gutowski
    Op-ed paints gun owners as wannabe thrill killers inspired by John Wayne Editorial board member Francis X. Clines wrote in the piece that the Fairfax, Virginia gun museum, which features firearms from every era of American history, represents the worst of America. In particular, Clines was troubled by a display detailing gun use in Hollywood movies. "There are thousands of ingenious, gleaming rifles and handguns in displays about America's gun-rich history of colonialism, immigration, expansionism and vigilante justice," Clines wrote on page A22 of Monday's Times. "But it is the gallery devoted to Hollywood and its guns and good-guy shooters...
  • O.C. Register gets new Anaheim address

    04/24/2017 8:39:27 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 29 replies
    Orange County Register ^ | April 24, 2017 | Jonathan Lansner
    What’s in an address? Saying “625 North Grand Avenue” in Orange County doesn’t sound the same as saying “Times Square” in my native New York City. But the Orange County Register has left the storied address it called home in Santa Ana for 60 years – and the paper was based in the city for a total of 112 years. New place? A modest headquarters location just south of Angel Stadium in Anaheim.
  • You Are Richer than John D. Rockefeller Was

    04/24/2017 6:52:02 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 69 replies
    Foundation For Economic Education ^ | 04/23/2017 | Donald J. Boudreaux
    This Atlantic story reveals how Americans lived 100 years ago. (HT Warren Smith) By the standards of a middle-class American today, that lifestyle was poor, inconvenient, dreary, and dangerous. (Only a few years later – in 1924 – the 16-year-old son of a sitting U.S. president would die of an infected blister that the boy got on his toe while playing tennis on the White House grounds.)You could, however, afford the state-of-the-art phonograph of the era. Obviously, you could not download music.So here’s a question that I’ve asked in one form or another on earlier occasions, but that is...
  • Human fireballs and tanks rolling on Berlin depicted in terrifying re-enactment [tr]

    04/24/2017 6:34:13 AM PDT · by C19fan · 8 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | April 24, 2017 | Dave Burke
    The grim realities of the Second World War were brought to life outside Moscow yesterday, as the final battle in the European conflict was re-enacted. Human fireballs and tanks descending on the German capital were among the spectacles as the race to Berlin was replicated. The huge operation was carried out in Kubinka, outside Moscow, when members of historical groups donned Nazi uniforms to replicate the battle for Berlin.
  • Ancient mummy 'with 1,100 year old Adidas boots' died after she was struck on the head

    04/23/2017 8:39:46 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 15 replies
    Siberian Times ^ | 12 April 2017 | Olga Gertcyk
    Ancient mummy 'with 1,100 year old Adidas boots' died after she was struck on the head By Olga Gertcyk 12 April 2017 As well as her amazing 'modern' footwear, this Mongolian 'seamstress' went to the afterlife with four changes of clothes, her sewing kit, a horse and a ram's head. 'Adidas mummy', Mongolia. Picture: The Mongolian Observer/The Center of Cultural Heritage of Mongolia New pictures of the mummy's remarkable red striped boots - first highlighted by The Siberian Times in April last year and now cleaned up after being buried in a grave for around 1,100 years - have been released. When they...
  • What Would the Second Korean War Look Like?

    04/23/2017 8:02:29 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 94 replies
    The Diplomat ^ | April 19, 2017 | Franz-Stefan Gady
    The first 24 hours of war on the Korean peninsula could cost hundreds of thousands of lives.What would a military conflict on the Korean Peninsula look like? To many, this question might trigger a severe case of apocalyptic anxiety, where, on the one hand, we assume that the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) is willing to embrace Götterdämmerung-like catastrophic violence to defend its Stalinist regime, whereas, on the other hand, we seem to be incapable of genuinely fathoming the carnage any military conflict between Seoul and Pyongyang would cause. One explanation for this may be that estimates of casualties...
  • Vanity - "The White House Correspondents Dinner", Saturday, April 29th.

    04/23/2017 5:10:32 AM PDT · by JLAGRAYFOX · 13 replies
    POTUS, Donald J. Trump announces yesterday afternoon, that he will host a "Trump" rally in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, next Saturday evening, at the same time frame as the WHCD will be taking place!!! I suspect the POTUS, Trump rally will be attended by thousands and viewed by many thousands of good folks across the entire nation and the world!! Sad to say the "paltry" WHCD has no headliners worthy of note...so in response to the POTUS, Trump rally...I have an enticing suggestion for them. Extend the kindest and warmest invitations to the failed, "Fugitive", Muslim, Black Racist, Kenyan, ex-POTUS Barack Hussein...
  • When breaking the rules of engagement is right

    04/22/2017 5:07:47 PM PDT · by huldah1776 · 21 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | April 12, 2017 | Roger T. Hill
    The current military culture values enemy lives above those of U.S. troops ANALYSIS/OPINION: Donald Trump and James Mattis came to office vowing to “win” America’s wars again. But unless they change our politically correct military culture, it is certain America won’t. With Thursday night’s cruise missile strikes in Syria, the United States is facing down the barrel of another war in the Middle East. But as President Trump and congressional leadership weigh the risks on an expanded, messy conflict, possibly including U.S. ground forces, they also ought to examine whether a military plagued by overlawyering has what it takes to...
  • 10 Most Expensive Firearms Sold in James D. Julia April 2017 Auction

    04/22/2017 3:14:14 PM PDT · by Swordmaker · 20 replies
    The Firearms Blog ^ | April 18, 2017 | By Hrachya H
    James D. Julia auction is one of those places where most rare, unique and uncommon firearms appear. Their annual spring auction took place from April 11 to 13, during which they sold firearms worth of $16 million! So in this post, we’ll see what were the 10 most expensive lots sold during the auction. The guns are listed in the order of ascendancy of their price so that the least expensive is #10 and shown first.
  • "‘The Ideas Made It, But I Didn’t’" Pat Buchanan paving the way for Trump

    04/22/2017 10:25:46 AM PDT · by TakebackGOP · 24 replies
    Politico Magazine ^ | 4.22.2017 | Tim Alberta
    "This rhetoric—deployed again during his losing bid for the 1996 GOP nomination, and once more when he ran on the Reform Party ticket in 2000—not only provided a template for Trump’s campaign, but laid the foundation for its eventual success. Dismissed as a fringe character for rejecting Republican orthodoxy on trade and immigration and interventionism, Buchanan effectively weakened the party’s defenses, allowing a more forceful messenger with better timing to finish the insurrection he started back in 1991. All the ideas that seemed original to Trump’s campaign could, in fact, be attributed to Buchanan—from depicting the political class as bumbling...
  • Rare Video Scenes from Folkestone Kent in 1904

    04/21/2017 6:01:45 PM PDT · by NRx · 28 replies
    YouTube ^ | 04-21-2017 | Guy Jones
    Rare film footage of people and life in Folkestone UK from 1904. Some of the scenes are too brief but there is some excellent footage of people leaving church and later people promenading on the boardwalk by the sea.
  • What Happened to You White People?

    04/21/2017 8:03:38 AM PDT · by Mama Shawna · 14 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | April 20 2017 | Mason Weaver
  • Racy BBC drama Versailles set to include THIRTY X-rated scenes in its second series [tr]

    04/21/2017 7:26:00 AM PDT · by C19fan · 18 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | April 21, 2017 | Staff
    The first series shocked viewers with its high volume of explicit sex scenes. And season two of controversial BBC drama Versailles is set to continue in the same vein - with a massive 30 X-rated scenes featuring across ten new episodes. The jaw-dropping scenes include the King's mistress stripping off completely as she seduces Louis XIV, as well as courtiers enjoying a mass orgy.
  • Word For The Day - PUISSANT

    04/21/2017 6:23:37 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 51 replies
    www.dictionary.com ^ | 04-21-2017 | Red Badger
    ................It’s FRIDAY!................... In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of “Word for the Day”. PUISSANT puis·sant [pyoo-uh-suh nt, pyoo-is-uh nt, pwis-uh nt] adjective - literary : having puissance : powerful Origin: Puissant has some powerful ties to some more commonplace English words. Although "puissant" has a considerably fancier feel than "power" and "potent," all three words share the same Latin ancestor: posse, a verb meaning "to be able." "Power" came to us by way of Anglo-French poer, which is itself thought to have come from "potēre,"...
  • Ancient stone carvings confirm how comet struck Earth in 10,950BC, sparking the rise of [tr]

    04/21/2017 6:08:19 AM PDT · by C19fan · 84 replies
    UK Telegraph ^ | April 21, 2017 | Sarah Knapton
    Ancient stone carvings confirm that a comet struck the Earth around 11,000BC, a devastating event which wiped out wooly mammoths and sparked the rise of civilisations. Experts at the University of Edinburgh analysed mysterious symbols carved onto stone pillars at Gobekli Tepe in southern Turkey, to find out if they could be linked to constellations. The markings suggest that a swarm of comet fragments hit Earth at the exact same time that a mini-ice age struck, changing the entire course of human history.
  • Vanity - Fox News Channel, "The Five" will bomb badly at 9:00PM...Prime Time slot!!!

    04/20/2017 3:01:22 PM PDT · by JLAGRAYFOX · 125 replies
    The prime time program shuffle resulting from the Bill O'Reilly departure from Fox News Channel is seriously flawed, and will fail quickly with a massive loss of viewers of "The Five".....now slated for the 9:00PM time slot. The show is boring, with only one member of "The Five" worth her salt {KG), and, it is not Dana Perino, who is terrible. The three males are losers with little substance. Bob Beckel and Juan Williams are not dummies...but 100% empty suits!!! The winning line up would be: - Martha McCallum at 7:00PM - Tucker Carlson at 8:00PM - Jesse Watters at...
  • Untangling the Ancient Inca Code of Strings

    04/20/2017 8:28:45 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 23 replies
    discover ^ | Bridget Alex
    In the study, University of St. Andrews anthropologist Sabine Hyland analyzed string color, fiber and twist direction to identify 95 unique signs — enough to constitute a writing system — and proposed a phonetic decipherment of the khipus’ final strings, thought to represent family lineage names. ... Khipus are best known by archaeologists as record keeping devices of the Inca Empire, which encompassed over 18 million people and 3,000 miles of South America from the early 1400s until the Spanish conquest in 1532. The strings usually consist of a top cord, to which pendants are attached; the pendants may have...
  • Ku Klux Act passed by Congress (1871)

    04/20/2017 8:14:57 AM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 10 replies
    With passage of the Third Force Act, popularly known as the Ku Klux Act, Congress authorizes President Ulysses S. Grant to declare martial law, impose heavy penalties against terrorist organizations, and use military force to suppress the Ku Klux Klan (KKK). --SNIP-- In a few Southern states, Republicans organized militia units to break up the Klan. In 1871, passage of the Ku Klux Act led to nine South Carolina counties being placed under martial law and thousands of arrests. In 1882, the U.S. Supreme Court declared the Ku Klux Act unconstitutional, .