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  • Moroccan arrested for bomb plot able to stay in US by lying to immigration officials

    04/08/2014 3:21:26 PM PDT · by markomalley · 1 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 4/8/2014 | Caroline May
    The Moroccan man facing criminal charges for allegedly planning to use remote-control planes to bomb a university building and federal building was able to remain in the United States by lying to immigration officials.El Mehdi Semlali Fathi was able to avoid a final order of removal last year — after remaining in the country for seven years after his visa expired — by claiming a fear of persecution based on his political beliefs, according to a Federal Bureau of Investigation affidavit.“There is probable cause to believe, and I do believe that FATHI’s application for withholding of removal status was obtained...
  • John McCain on Ukraine invasion: ‘Putin does not have a great deal of respect for President

    03/01/2014 7:31:41 AM PST · by rktman · 69 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 2/28/2014 | Brendan Bordelon
    Republican Arizona Sen. John McCain said on Friday that Russian President Vladimir Putin may have invaded Ukraine because he’s unafraid of a weak White House.
  • Topless Feminists Interrupt Mass in Sweden to Protest Abortion

    02/06/2014 7:15:16 AM PST · by Morgana · 30 replies
    Life News ^ | Pat Buckley
    In their latest sacrilegious public demonstration in support of abortion, the extreme neo-fascist feminist organization Femen interrupted evening Mass on January 30 in Stockholm’s Catholic Cathedral. Holy Mass was interrupted by three bare breasted women with messages painted on their breasts reading, ‘my body my choice’, ‘FEMEN’, ‘abortion is sacred’ and ‘never again’. They also held up a banner with the text, ‘Catholic Church out of my body’. femenThe action was obviously planned in advance and they had photographers on hand to record the incident and their disgraceful behaviour. Since posting this Blog post the group has struck once more...
  • 2013 sixth-hottest year, confirms long-term warming: UN

    02/05/2014 3:21:27 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 41 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | 2/5/14 | Nina Larson
    Geneva (AFP) - Last year tied for the sixth-hottest on record, confirming that Earth's climate system is in the grip of warming that will affect generations to come, the UN's weather agency said Wednesday. "This is confirmation of the trend of global warming of the planet," World Meteorological Organization (WMO) chief Michel Jarraud told AFP. Last year equalled 2007 as the sixth-warmest year since reliable records began in 1850, with a global land and ocean surface temperature that was 0.5 degrees Celsius (0.9 degrees Fahrenheit) above the 1961-1990 average, the WMO said in a statement. Last year equalled 2007 as...
  • Green groups: Obama not doing enough on climate

    01/31/2014 5:47:19 AM PST · by rktman · 14 replies ^ | 1/31/2014 | Dina Cappiello
    The White House has rebuffed repeated protests by some of President Barack Obama's top environmental allies that his climate strategy won't work. The heads of 18 environmental groups went public recently with a complaint they have privately pressed the White House on for months: Obama's support of expanded oil and gas production doesn't make sense for a president who wants to reduce global warming pollution.
  • At least 50 scalded in the US after trying boiling-to-frozen water trick (article and video)

    01/10/2014 12:19:39 AM PST · by beaversmom · 47 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | January 9, 2014 | Hannah Flint
    A trick where boiling water is thrown in the air to instantly turn into snow in the bitingly cold US weather became a viral hit this week, as metereologists and TV reporters illustrated just how freezing it is in the polar vortex. But now it seems Americans are feeling the backlash of the stunt after trying it themselves in the -30 degree weather. The LA Times found that at least 50 people on social media complained that they or their friends were scalded by hot water on Monday and Tuesday. Others have posted photos of their injuries on Instagram, and...
  • Mike Enzi should still be replaced! (76% conservative average)

    01/06/2014 4:03:07 PM PST · by cotton1706 · 21 replies
    Mike Enzi's conservative average: If you leave out the moderate-protecting ACU (McConnell at 100%, Graham at 92%) Enzi is at 76%. Even with the ACU, Enzi is at only 80%. Once he's safely reelected, he'll vote for McConnell for leader and will be the next Orrin Hatch or Thad Cochran, a republican that Chuck Schumer can count on for a vote when needed. Enzi (WY) - 08/19/14 - 80% (Average) - 74% (Heritage) - 71% (CFG) - 92% (ACU) - 82% (FreedomWorks) Enzi (WY) - 08/19/14 - 76% (Average) - 74% (Heritage) - 71% (CFG) - 82% (FreedomWorks)
  • Ship involved in Antarctic rescue faces trouble (icebreaker stuck)

    01/03/2014 1:47:38 AM PST · by Libloather · 30 replies
    MSN ^ | 1/03/13 | Rod McGuirk
    CANBERRA, Australia — An Australian icebreaker carrying 52 passengers who were retrieved from an icebound ship in the Antarctic was told to halt its journey home on Friday after a Chinese vessel involved in the dramatic rescue became concerned that it, too, may get stuck in the heavy sea ice. **SNIP** But on Friday afternoon, the crew of a Chinese icebreaker that had provided the helicopter said they were worried about their own ship's ability to move through the ice. The Aurora — which was carrying the passengers to the Australian island state of Tasmania — was told to stay...
  • Firefighters mistakenly pump jet fuel on fire instead of water

    12/14/2013 8:54:12 PM PST · by wonkowasright · 46 replies
    KGW Portland ^ | 12/14/2013
    The Washington State Patrol is investigating a serious mishap at its fire training academy in North Bend. During a training exercise, firefighters mistakenly pumped jet fuel instead of water onto a flaming mock-up of an airplane crash.
  • Young invincibles spurn O-Care (New Husseincare 21.2 crisis)

    12/04/2013 6:13:52 PM PST · by Libloather · 12 replies
    The Hill ^ | 12/04/13 | Elise Viebeck
    Mounting opposition to ObamaCare among young adults is creating a new crisis for the White House. While the federal enrollment website appears to be improving by the day, polls show the “young invincibles” key to making the law work are becoming less likely to enroll. Younger people were skeptical of the healthcare reform law even before its troubled rollout, despite their support for President Obama. But polling indicates the problems facing — a site the administration initially touted as a hip, tech-friendly experience — have reinforced their doubts about the need to have health insurance at all. “The...
  • Dems following Obama over the cliff

    11/28/2013 8:36:31 PM PST · by Libloather · 11 replies
    NY Post ^ | 11/27/13 | Michael Goodwin
    **SNIP** Yet now comes the sell, with the president, just as he did with ObamaCare, in full pitchman mode. Before the ink was dry, he was in California before adoring crowds assembled to nod and smile and clap on cue as he trotted out a straw man to demonize critics. “Tough talk and bluster may be the easy thing to do politically, but it’s not the right thing for our country,” he told the nodding heads. There he goes again. If you don’t agree with him, you’re playing politics. Only he knows “the right thing for our country.” His latest...
  • Kerry on Iran: 'It's not based on trust'

    11/24/2013 11:23:35 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 28 replies
    Politico ^ | 11/24/13 | ANDREA DRUSCH
    Secretary of State John Kerry says the Iranian nuclear deal is based on verification, not trust with Iran. “Everybody has a right to be skeptical because there are indications that there are people in Iran who have wanted to pursue a weapons program, Kerry said in an interview aired Sunday on CBS’s "Face the Nation." “That's why we don't take anything at face value. That's why you don't take it for granted.” Asked if he were skeptical whether Iran would actually comply with the signed deal, Kerry said trust wasn’t necessary, and no one was expecting Iran to “turn over...
  • Obamacare bombshell: IT official says needs payment feature

    11/19/2013 1:19:32 PM PST · by Attention Surplus Disorder · 44 replies
    CNBC ^ | Tuesday, 19 Nov 2013 | Dan Mangan
    A crucial system for making payments to insurers from the federal Obamacare marketplace,, has yet to be built, a senior government IT official admitted Tuesday. The official, Henry Chao, visibly stunned Rep. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) when he said under questioning that a significant fraction of that online insurance marketplace has yet to be constructed. (Read more: Low-bamacare enrollment) Getty Images Henry Chao, deputy CIO and deputy director of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' Office of Information Services, testifies during a hearing before the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee. "We still need...
  • CNN Blames Christians for Obamacare Problems

    11/19/2013 2:36:45 PM PST · by Carbonsteel · 41 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/08/2013 | Joel B. Pollak
    CNN has blamed Christians for the problem of Americans without health insurance, calling it "The Obamacare 'scandal' you haven't heard about." In an article on's Belief Blog, CNN writer John Blake says that, while famous pastors "preach in states where crosses and church steeples dot the skyline," they do nothing about "the poor who can’t get the health insurance they would receive if they lived elsewhere."
  • 10 Republicans vote yes as transgender ENDA bill passes U.S. Senate

    11/08/2013 2:47:18 PM PST · by NYer · 105 replies
    Life Site News ^ | November 8, 2013 | BEN JOHNSON
    John McCain voted yea WASHINGTON, D.C., November 7, 2013 ( – This afternoon the Senate approved a bill that could force business owners who adhere to traditional values to hire homosexuals, bisexuals, and those who do not dress in accordance with their biological sex or face litigation. The Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) passed following a bipartisan 64-32 vote. Supporters say it would forbid “workplace discrimination” against homosexuals and transgender employees and job-seekers. But critics say, like the HHS mandate, its religious exemption is unduly narrow and would force employers – including Christian schools and nurseries – to violate their consciences....
  • Loyal Obama Supporters, Canceled by Obamacare

    11/06/2013 10:10:05 AM PST · by Hoodat · 87 replies
    Pro Publica ^ | Nov. 6, 2013, 9:57 a.m. | Charles Ornstein
    San Francisco architect Lee Hammack says he and his wife, JoEllen Brothers, are “cradle Democrats.” They have donated to the liberal group Organizing for America and worked the phone banks a year ago for President Obama’s re-election. Since 1995, Hammack and Brothers have received their health coverage from Kaiser Permanente, where Brothers worked until 2009 as a dietician and diabetes educator. “We’ve both been in very good health all of our lives – exercise, don’t smoke, drink lightly, healthy weight, no health issues, and so on,” Hammack told me. The couple — Lee, 60, and JoEllen, 59 — have been...
  • Cornell students demand end to “male heterosexual” Big Red Bear mascot

    11/03/2013 9:08:03 AM PST · by chessplayer · 56 replies
    The person inside the suit does not need to be male, but a controversy is brewing on campus as to whether the Bear should exhibit “male heterosexual” behavior:
  • Feds try to eliminate housing for the deaf -- at complex built for hearing-impaired

    10/21/2013 11:10:26 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 30 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 21, 2013
    Video at link. Arizona is defying a federal order to eliminate apartments for deaf seniors at a housing complex built specifically -- for the deaf. "I think it's about the most ridiculous thing I've heard in a while," said Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., who attempted to negotiate the impasse. "There are a lot of stories of out-of-control regulators, but this just seems to be going to the extreme." A 2005 federal study found that the U.S. had virtually no affordable housing for the deaf. So the federal government helped build Apache ASL Trails, a 75-unit apartment building in Tempe, Ariz.,...
  • (Exempt) Obama calls (exempt) Pelosi amid debt talks

    10/13/2013 1:32:00 PM PDT · by Libloather · 13 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/13/13 | Keith Laing
    President Obama called House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Sunday as lawmakers are attempting to reach a deal to avert a default on the U.S. debt, the White House said. Obama and Pelosi “discussed the way forward on the pressing fiscal matters facing Congress today,” the White House said. The Democratic leaders agreed on the necessity of a “clean” bill to hike the U.S. debt limit, which the Treasury Department has said the federal government will reach on Thursday, according to a White House statement about the call. “This afternoon the president spoke with Leader Pelosi over the phone,”...
  • So Bill de Blasio Honeymooned in Cuba—Big Deal?

    10/04/2013 10:04:03 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies ^ | October 4, 2013 | Humberto Fontova
    By New York standards the city’s (probable) next mayor Bill De Blasio wouldn’t merit a backstage pass at a Castro concert. The Stalinist dictator’s fan base in the city he craved to incinerate is much too vast and passionate to allow room in the long queue for pictures and autographs to any but the genuinely smitten, who literally swarm in New York City. “I have a huge critique of the current government there (in Cuba) because it’s undemocratic,” snapped de Blasio to a Cuban–American radio interviewer last week. “It doesn’t allow freedom of the press, and I think there’s a...
  • More Anti Social Behavior From The NYC Bikers Gang (Video From 8/2011

    10/01/2013 4:34:04 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 25 replies
    Youtube ^ | 8/20/2011 | Youtube
    Video Linky Here We have to thank them...These kind of people donate organs.
  • VANITY: I just hung up on the RNC

    09/30/2013 9:11:53 AM PDT · by OKSooner · 41 replies
    Vanity | 9-20-2013 | Self
    Got a call from the RNC this morning... The guy said "I'll be brief".
  • Broward defies governor, invites Obamacare navigators into public clinics

    09/25/2013 2:29:27 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 35 replies
    Sun-Sentinel ^ | 9/24/13 | Brittany Wallman
    Navigators trained to answer questions and sign people up for health insurance under the new Affordable Care Act will be allowed to do that work inside the local public health clinics, after Democrats on the Broward County Commission voted Tuesday to defy the state's ban on that activity. The so-called "county" health clinics are actually run by the state Department of Health, which had said the Obamacare navigators could not do their work on clinic grounds. Enrollment starts next Tuesday, and the politically charged rhetoric has heightened as the day approaches. Broward commissioners said the county owns the health clinic...
  • U.S. Being Snookered into Another Kyoto?

    09/14/2013 8:30:30 AM PDT · by rktman · 10 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 8/14/2013 | Nils-Axel Morner and Tom Harris
    Last week, while most media were focused on Syria and the G-20 summit in Russia, another significant step was taken towards the UN’s long-standing goal of enveloping the world in a Kyoto Protocol-like climate change agreement. From September 3-5, the 44th Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) — the region’s major political and economic policy institution — was held in Majuro, in the Marshall Islands. The PIF has 16 member states: 14 Pacific Islands countries, plus Australia and New Zealand. Before the meeting, European Climate Action Commissioner Connie Hedegaard declared that the Pacific region could count on Europe’s money if the Pacific...
  • The White House walk-and-talk that changed Obama's mind on Syria (CAPTION)

    09/02/2013 1:26:57 PM PDT · by Libloather · 56 replies
    NBC News ^ | 8/30/13 | Chuck Todd
    A stroll around the White House grounds with his top adviser on Friday evening changed President Barack Obama’s mind about getting Congress to sign off on a military strike in Syria, senior White House officials told NBC News. Obama had been leaning toward attacking Syria without a congressional vote for the past week, the officials said. Obama was convinced he had the evidence to back up a strike and as a result dispatched Secretary of State John Kerry to make a passionate case for U.S. action. But only hours after Kerry called Syrian President Bashar al-Assad "a thug and a...
  • 'Tomatoes are Christian,' Egyptian Salafi group warns

    08/31/2013 9:31:02 PM PDT · by DeaconBenjamin · 76 replies
    A Salafi group called the "Popular Egyptian Islamic Association" has warned Muslims against eating tomatoes on the grounds that the fruit is a "Christian food," has reported. The group based its claim on the fact that a shape resembling a cross is revealed when one cuts a tomato in half. The association published the warning on its Facebook page with a photo of a tomato cut in half, revealing a cross-shaped interior. A message posted on the page read, "Eating tomatoes is forbidden because they are Christian. [The tomato] praises the cross instead of Allah and says that Allah...
  • Couple Arrested For Shacking Up At Home Depot

    08/29/2013 5:55:43 PM PDT · by KosmicKitty · 89 replies
    The Smoking Gun ^ | 8/29/2013 | None
    AUGUST 29--A South Carolina couple was arrested yesterday for having sex inside a display shed at a Home Depot, police report. Emily Craig, 20, and Shaun Bowden, 31, were nabbed after cops were called to the store in North Charleston around 8:40 AM. Officers were dispatched to the business “in reference to an male and female entering a display shed on the property, closing the door behind themselves and remaining inside,” according to a North Charleston Police Department report. An inspection of the outdoor sheds turned up Craig and Bowden. Craig, cops noted, was “partially clothed; the top of her...
  • Obama Answers Call to Speak Directly on Syria with Kerry as Proxy

    08/26/2013 7:37:30 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 38 replies
    PJ Media ^ | August 26, 2013 | Bridget Johnson
    Boehner: "The president has an obligation to the American people to explain the rationale for the course of action he chooses."WASHINGTON — Backed up against a wall after nudging the Syrian red line as far as he could reasonably push it, President Obama responded to calls to make a case for action against the Assad regime by today sending out Secretary of State John Kerry. That Kerry’s message was the main administration narrative was underscored by a weak press conference at the White House after the State Department statement, where Kerry took no questions from the media. “What we saw...
  • GOP co-chair invites Senator Manchin to change party.

    08/25/2013 11:50:40 AM PDT · by meatloaf · 32 replies
    Metronews ^ | 8/23/2013 | Shauna Johnson
    We already know Manachin, a Democrat, sold out West Virginia with his gun-control antics and sucking up to Obozo. Is the Republican party that stupid.
  • Activists call for one-day boycott of CPS schools (Students can die in Safe Passage routes?)

    08/24/2013 9:39:24 PM PDT · by Libloather · 14 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 8/23/13 | Naomi Nix
    Activists from several Chicago community groups on Thursday called for a one-day boycott of Chicago Public Schools because of what they say are discriminatory practices against poor African-American and Latino students. The group is asking students to skip school Wednesday and parents and supporters to forgo a Chicago Board of Education meeting to attend a rally in front of the board's downtown office, followed by a march to City Hall. **SNIP** The activists said the school district's decision to close 49 elementary schools and a high school program has destabilized minority communities and put student lives in danger. Many mentioned...
  • Obama targets college message to Pa.

    08/23/2013 10:01:12 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 17 replies
    The Independent ^ | 8/23/13 | Marc Levy
    ... Obama will visit Pennsylvania for the first time in more than a year as he brings his plan for college affordability to Scranton, a city that's friendly to the Democrat. The Friday evening visit to Lackawanna College is also Obama's first to Pennsylvania since he won the state on his way to a second term. Obama will appear with two Scranton natives, U.S. Sen. Bob Casey and Vice President Joe Biden, as he delivers his message to one of the nation's biggest college states. If Obama is trying to apply pressure to Republicans ahead of the September debate with...
  • Police inundated with 911 calls over CABLE TV outage before Breaking Bad season began (Farfield, CT)

    08/19/2013 4:31:31 PM PDT · by matt04 · 18 replies
    It was a big night for TV last night in the northeast, but a police department in Connecticut wants people to know that missing your favorite show isn't an emergency. Between the Yankees-Red Sox baseball game on ESPN, the continuing saga of AMC’s Breaking Bad and the season finale of HBO’s True Blood, there was outrage when Cablevision’s Optimum service experienced a widespread outage. Customers in southwestern Connecticut were so distraught that people in Fairfield, Connecticut called 911 to voice their displeasure. The police department was not amused by the consumer complaints. The message on the department's Facebook page reads...

    08/19/2013 6:42:52 AM PDT · by shortstop · 84 replies ^ | 08/17/13 | Bob Lonsberry
    I belong to the stupid party. I’m a Republican. We specialize in self-destruction. The latest example is the recent decision by the Republican National Committee to ban CNN and NBC from covering any debates during the next GOP presidential primaries. Somehow, in head-up-your-butt land, that makes sense. But out here, in the real world, it’s insane. And petty, and one more sign that the people running this party are, in scientific terms, frigging idiots. Here’s the story. Apparently there is this she-devil named Hillary Clinton who wants to run for president. She’s the one who said we didn’t need more...
  • Releasing All Illegal Aliens from Prison, No Matter What Crime Committed

    08/10/2013 7:02:51 AM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 9 replies
    Youtube ^ | 8/5/13 | Mark Dice
    Media analyst and author Mark Dice asks random Latinos in San Diego, California if they'll sign a petition to release all Mexicans from U.S. prisons, no matter what crimes they've committed, and grant them amnesty and citizenship
  • Swastika, slurs foul Robinson statue [A "hate crime"? For VANDALISM?]

    08/08/2013 5:58:59 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 15 replies
    espn ^ | 8/7/13 | Adam Rubin
    Employees of the Class A Brooklyn Cyclones, a New York Mets affiliate, arrived at work Wednesday morning to find swastikas and racial and anti-Semitic epithets painted on a statue of Jackie Robinson and Pee Wee Reese that is on display outside MCU Park... "This is being treated as a bias crime," detective John Nevandro of the 60th precinct said in a statement. "Hate Crimes will investigate the incident.
  • Subway fires employee who put penis on sandwich bread and posted picture to Instagram

    07/24/2013 8:25:49 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 68 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 7/22/13 | David Knowles
    On second thought, cancel that foot-long sub. An employee at a Subway fast food chain in Columbus, Ohio, posted a picture of himself resting his penis on the restaurant’s sandwich bread to Instagram... “My name is @ianjett and I will be your sandwich artist today,” read a caption that accompanied the not-suitable-for-work picture that appeared on Jett’s feed.
  • Spokesman says Obamas on royal baby watch [Laser Beam Focus on Economy]

    07/22/2013 12:14:15 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 36 replies
    ap/yahoo ^ | 7/22/13
    The royal baby watch extends into the White House. Spokesman Jay Carney says that President Barack Obama and his family, like many Americans, "wait with anticipation" for the birth of the British royal heir. Carney tells reporters that the Obamas wish Prince William, his wife, Kate, and all of Britain well on the "pending momentous occasion."
  • Mother who won $3M at 16 now has just $3,040... and couldn't be happier

    07/21/2013 4:05:23 PM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 22 replies
    Ny Post ^ | 7/21/2013 | NEWS.COM.AU
    Mother who won $3M at 16 now has just $3,040... and couldn't be happier From NEWS.COM.AU Last Updated: 10:15 AM, July 17, 2013 Posted: 10:11 AM, July 17, 2013 A British woman who won $3 million when she was aged just 16 now has just $3300 left, but insists she's never been happier. Callie Rogers scooped the jackpot in 2003 but said she was too young to win such a large amount and wasted it on property, expensive holidays and nights out with friends. Now a mother-of-three, Ms Rogers said the win had left her with nothing but trouble and...
  • UNESCO’s Grotesque Embrace of Che Guevara

    07/20/2013 11:20:22 AM PDT · by rktman · 9 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 7/19/2013 | Claudia Rosett
    With an impeccable instinct for venerating murderous thugs, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has now added to its Memory of the World Register the writings of Cuba’s Ernesto “Che” Guevara. That means that the documents generated by Che during his bloody career will now be treated as historical treasures, protected and cared for with the help of UNESCO. What’s next? The teachings of Stalin and Pol Pot?
  • The Fix Was In: Ousted NLRB Member Offered NLRB General Counsel Job A Day After Senate Deal

    07/18/2013 2:55:24 PM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 13 replies
    Red State ^ | July 18, 2013 | LaborUnionReport
    The Tuesday Senate deal cut by Republicans and Democrats on Tuesday to avoid the “nuclear option” just keeps getting better and better…for union bosses. You may recall that on Tuesday, the only “victory” that Republicans could lay claim to (in exchange for their giving Harry Reid nearly everything Democrats wanted) was that two of Barack Obama’s constitutionally-challenged “recess” appointments to the National Labor Relations Board would be let go. Well, as it turns out, while Operating Engineers’ chief counsel Richard Griffin is being tossed from his seat on the NLRB as a member, he is now being offered the position...
  • Churches hold 'Hoodie Sunday'

    07/16/2013 3:34:28 PM PDT · by IbJensen · 62 replies
    GOP USA ^ | 7/15/2013 | Orlando Sentinal Staff
    "I am hurt. I am sad. I am shocked, but I shouldn't be," preached the Rev. Valarie Houston of Allen Chapel A.M.E. Church in Sanford's historic Goldsboro area. Several times during her impassioned Sunday-morning sermon about George Zimmerman's acquittal, Houston's words brought church members to their feet. "We are African-Americans. We are people. We are allowed to go the store and buy Arizona Ice Tea and a package of Skittles and go home," she said, recalling Trayvon Martin's trip to a convenience store that ended in his death. "Now is the time to lift our national policy from the...
  • Union leaders: ObamaCare will “destroy the very health and wellbeing” of America’s working class

    07/15/2013 9:33:04 AM PDT · by Hotlanta Mike · 35 replies ^ | July 15, 2013 | Ed Morrissey
    Bear in mind that Big Labor went to bat for ObamaCare in a big way throughout the months-long debate over its passage. When Tea Party activists demonstrated to raise opposition to the legislation, unions like the Teamsters counterprotested, sometimes violently, in an attempt to intimidate conservatives into acquiescence. Unions spent big money in the 2010 election hoping to protect Democrats from the consequences of their votes on ObamaCare, arguing that the bill would help the working class by sticking it to insurers and fat cats. Now that the law is about to be implemented, though, it suddenly looks awful to...
  • USA Today Article On Zimmerman Verdict Quotes A "Howie Felterbush"

    07/14/2013 5:30:21 AM PDT · by FlJoePa · 48 replies
    Deadspin ^ | 7-13-13 | Timothy Burke
    Howie Felterbush stood on the outskirts of the demonstration crowd, watching "Justice was rendered," he said. "That's why we have trials instead of (verdicts based on) public opinion." Felterbush was in Orlando earlier in the day and came to the courthouse to offer an opposing view. "That wasn't to be had," he said. "There was 95 percent Trayvon supporters." The Melbourne resident believes the jury made the right decision, but he didn't say it very loudly. The 49-year old declined to be interviewed on video, saying he was uncomfortable because of the "state of things."
  • Rapper protests with a shocking video against force feeding

    07/09/2013 6:41:26 PM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 13 replies
    Live leak ^ | 7/9/13 | Liveleak
    OK, I know this will be hard, but try not to cry while watching this.
  • These morons gave us Obama and are too stupid to realize how screwed they are

    07/06/2013 1:14:27 PM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 34 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 7/6/13 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Watch as a bunch of drooling half-witted college students proudly display their ignorance of why we celebrate Independence Day. They seem to be trying to prove how Un-Old-White-Man they are by laughing at questions about American history because “it’s meaningless dude.” These morons worked and voted for their own enslavement under the reign of “Cool King Barack” and have no idea who King George was. Let’s hope they enjoy it.
  • The Rootless Netroots

    06/25/2013 10:45:10 PM PDT · by huac · 6 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | June 25, 2013 | CJ Ciaramella
    “When I think about the polar bears, I cry,”…” Panelist Favianna Rodriguez, a new media artist, talked about her explorations into polyamory and kink…“I’ll close it out with this image I created of an awesome sex party I went to,” Rodriguez said, displaying one of her paintings.”…” “You suck!” a man in the audience shouted at House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.)….”..." Netroots also included several gender-neutral bathrooms and gave attendees tips on transgender etiquette..."
  • New York Democrats Want to Ban Police From Describing Suspects By Race, Sex, or Age

    06/19/2013 6:57:32 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 128 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | June 19, 2013 | Mara Zebest
    New York Dems want to pass a bill that would limit a description of a suspect to identify suspects essentially by the clothes they wear only. Truly mind-numbing stupidity. NYPost reports the following: Cops might as well wear blindfolds if the City Council passes a bill that would let them use little more than the color of a suspect’s clothing in descriptions — or risk being sued for profiling, according to this provocative new ad (pictured) from the NYPD captains union. The ad asks, “How effective is a police officer with a blindfold on?” And the answer is not very,...
  • BREAKING! Mike Zullo: NOTHING Can Stop Us Now - exclusive interview (6-1-13)

    06/02/2013 7:57:49 AM PDT · by NoGrayZone · 36 replies
    Great interview with Mike Zullo, part of Sherrif Joes posse convention with other law enforcement across the country. If posted already....OOPS, sorry. I admit I didn't look for it. Just heard it and HAD to post. And if it was already posted, I didn't see it, as I'm sure many FReepers didn't.
  • Violent Brawl Breaks Out Over Spilled Punch at Ohio Kindergarten Graduation; 8 Arrested

    06/01/2013 2:08:00 PM PDT · by rktman · 69 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 5/31/2013 | Jason Howerton
    CLEVELAND (AP) — A brawl that started over spilled punch at a kindergarten graduation ceremony Friday resulted in the arrest of eight people, authorities said. Police were called when one participant pulled out a pipe and another a hammer.
  • Obama administration sources explain Benghazi: “It’s actually closer to us being idiots”

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