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  • A Gun-Control Measure Conservatives Should Consider

    02/19/2018 3:28:57 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 53 replies
    National Review ^ | February 16, 2018 | David French
    To understand the American gun-control debate, you have to understand the fundamentally different starting positions of the two sides. Among conservatives, there is the broad belief that the right to own a weapon for self-defense is every bit as inherent and unalienable as the right to speak freely or practice your religion. It’s a co-equal liberty in the Bill of Rights, grounded not just in the minds of the Founders but in natural law. Against this backdrop, most forms of gun control proposed after each mass killing represent a collective punishment. The rights of the law-abiding are restricted with no...
  • FBI Whiffs on School Shooting [semi-satire]

    02/17/2018 1:15:37 PM PST · by John Semmens · 4 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 18 Feb 2018 | John Semmens
    This week, Nikolas Cruz killed 17 and wounded another 13 in an assault on the students and faculty of Marjory Stoneman High School in Parkland, Florida. By law, the school is a designated “gun free zone.” This ensured that Cruz would be able to fire at will until off-site police arrived, which they did within five minutes of being called. By that time the 19-year-old Cruz had ditched his weapon and blended in with the fleeing students. Cruz’s heinous plan was months in the making. Back on September 5, 2017 Cruz posted a YouTube boast “I’m going to be a...
  • FBI Statement on the Shooting in Parkland, Florida

    02/16/2018 11:21:35 AM PST · by Pollard · 92 replies
    FBI Press Release ^ | February 16, 2018 | fbi
    On January 5, 2018, a person close to Nikolas Cruz contacted the FBI’s Public Access Line (PAL) tipline to report concerns about him. The caller provided information about Cruz’s gun ownership, desire to kill people, erratic behavior, and disturbing social media posts, as well as the potential of him conducting a school shooting. Under established protocols, the information provided by the caller should have been assessed as a potential threat to life. The information then should have been forwarded to the FBI Miami Field Office, where appropriate investigative steps would have been taken. We have determined that these protocols were...
  • [Cath Caucus] Vatican Currently Has No Plans to Change Honors System After Ploumen

    01/22/2018 8:32:05 AM PST · by ebb tide · 1 replies
    National Catholic Register ^ | January 22, 2018 | Edward Pentin
    A source close to the matter says the Dutch government must take responsibility for how Lilianne Ploumen, a militant pro-abortion politician, abused her Order of St. Gregory medal, and that her award was actually meant as a ‘slight.’ Edward Pentin The Vatican currently has no plans to change the procedure of exchanging honors during historic official visits of heads of state to the Vatican, and believes that the responsibility for any subsequent abuse of such decorations rests with the visiting delegation.
  • Vanity - Glimpse of Future USA through Democrat Party Hawaii political control.

    01/15/2018 12:46:52 PM PST · by JLAGRAYFOX · 17 replies
    Well. Mr. & Mrs. America, you got a grand taste & good hard glimpse of Democrat Party incompetent, dangerous and lack of civil control leadership in the great state of Hawaii a few days back. The panic caused by "Democrat Party" poor management, and inept public servants is the hallmark seal of "all" Democrat Party political and governing actions. The entire political leadership in Hawaii is guilty of causing an unforgivable sin of terrorizing both, all the citizens and tourists living or vacationing on the Hawaiian Island Paradise. None of them, from A-Z, has any idea of what they are...
  • BREAKING!! HILLARY EMAIL FOUND SHOWING movements of CHRIS STEVENS to and at Benghzi!!!

    01/12/2018 8:19:29 PM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 76 replies
    youtube ^ | Published on Jan 12, 2018 | WIKIPOLITICS
    Emails to Hillary's private server which would also be caught by the AWAN Pakistan IT Network and lilely forwarded to the ISI servers in Pakistan.
  • Children Forced To Freeze, As Baltimore Schools Open With No Heat (How Did The Cops Cause This?)

    01/03/2018 8:06:05 PM PST · by blam · 42 replies
    Baltimore students and teachers returned back to school from holiday break on Tuesday, expecting to start the new year with a bang, but that was an overly optimistic assumption for a collapsing school system, as they found their classrooms flooded and indoor temperatures barely above freezing. Starting off on the wrong foot, Baltimore’s school system could be on track for a turbulent year, in conjunction with a widespread cheating scandal. The recent cold snap in Maryland has sent temperatures across the state plunging. For instance, on Wednesday morning, Baltimore printed at 11 degrees. On Tuesday, the cold weather parazyled...
  • CNN errs again, mistakes Trump spokesman for Obama official

    12/09/2017 5:55:44 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 29 replies ^ | Daniel Chaitin
    As her boss, President Trump, mocked CNN at a rally in Pensacola, Fla., for a botched report earlier in the day, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders took a shot at the network via Twitter for a completely different mistake. Tweeting out a screenshot of CNN from earlier in the evening during "Anderson Cooper 360," Sanders pointed out that while the network was playing audio from White House spokesman Raj Shah, the photo CNN put on the screen was actually of an Obama administration alumnus with a similar name. ".@CNN this is definitely not @RajShah45 but it is #FakeNews," Sanders...
  • Three Dolphins kneel and Saints link arms as a new day of NFL anthem protests begin (London game)

    10/01/2017 7:53:05 AM PDT · by Dave346 · 93 replies
    Washington Post ^ | October 1 at 10:20 AM | Cindy Boren
    Against the backdrop of President Trump’s latest tweet urging NFL players to stand for the national anthem, three members of the Miami Dolphins took a knee during the national anthem and the New Orleans Saints knelt, then rose to their feet before Sunday morning’s game in London’s Wembley Stadium. The Saints, as quarterback Drew Brees had promised in a tweet, emulated the Dallas Cowboys, who last week took a knee with owner Jerry Jones, then stood for the anthem. “As a way to show respect to all, our #Saints team will kneel in solidarity prior to the national anthem &...
  • Flashback 2015: What San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin told Hillary Clinton on Twitter (FASCINATING!)

    09/29/2017 4:20:42 PM PDT · by SilvieWaldorfMD · 3 replies
    Twitter ^ | 9/29/17 | Twitter
    TWITTER EXCHANGE - JUNE 30, 2015 TO JULY 1, 2015: HILLARY CLINTON: Puerto Rico's debt crisis is not theirs alone. For PR's economy to grow & their people to thrive, they need real tools & real support. -H CARMEN YULIN: Mrs Clinton, we need economic and political powers outside of the US Territorial clause. Article 4, Section 3, Clause 2: Property Clause. The Congress shall have power to dispose of and make all needful Rules and Regulations respecting the Territory or other Property belonging to the United States; and nothing in this Constitution shall be so construed as to Prejudice...
  • Illinois budget backlog is giving health care providers, patients a headache

    07/29/2017 7:54:18 AM PDT · by Lorianne · 13 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 27 July 2017 | Dawn Rhodes
    Betty La France found a way to deal with a doctor who demanded she pay her entire bill upfront because the state could not be counted on to pay insurance reimbursement: She stopped going. While IL leaders waged a two-year budget battle, the state fell years behind in reimbursing medical providers for their services, skimping physicians and dentists even if their patients were up-to-date with their premiums. At public universities, officials and workers say some doctors and dentists, particularly those outside an insurance plan's provider network, increasingly asked patients to pick up the state's tab during the impasse. Some physicians,...
  • Smug elites pay heavy price for incompetence

    07/09/2017 2:44:40 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 43 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | 7 Jul, 2017 | Michael Graham
    President Trump Grabs Marine's Hat After Wind Blows It Away CBS New York “It’s hard to be an elitist once you’ve met the elites.” That was CBS News’ Will Rahn’s take on last week’s Aspen Ideas Festival, where wealthy, liberal elites on the mean streets … er, slopes of Colorado discussed just how tough their lives have become. From Donald Trump’s White House to the capitals of Europe, elitism is out of favor and the Acela Corridor class is as annoyed as John Kerry waiting for a table at a crowded Martha’s Vineyard restaurant. I’m kidding, of course. John Kerry...
  • Reality Check: Public Officials Specialize in Fecklessness, Incompetence and Cowardice

    05/24/2017 8:20:56 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 1 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/24/17 | Katy Grimes
    Terrorism is only “part and parcel” of urban life for elitist politicians who have no plan or desire to put a stop to criminal corruption, violence, criminal activity or terrorism Apparently feckless, neutered police are also impacting safety and security in the United Kingdom, and not just on California college campuses. The horrific Manchester bombing at the Arianna Grande concert Monday evening, which killed at least 22 and injured more than 150, might have been prevented if politically correct fecklessness within government wasn’t so rampant. Adding to the fecklessness and politics, London Mayor Sadiq Khan said terrorism is “part and...

    04/02/2017 8:38:37 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 18 replies
    powerline ^ | APRIL 1, 2017 | JOHN HINDERAKER
    On Thursday, the New York Times published an article on a vote in the Senate that was headlined: “Senate Lets States Defund Clinics That Perform Abortions.” The article, by Jennifer Steinhauer, bitterly described how a measure under the Congressional Review Act passed the Senate, with a tie-breaking vote by Vice President Mike Pence. A reader pointed out that a correction in yesterday’s Times admitted that the reporter (and any editor who may have read the piece prior to publication) lack a high-school level knowledge of the Constitution: Correction: March 30, 2017 "An earlier version of this article misstated the circumstances...
  • Obama leaves with the world in flames

    01/09/2017 12:09:36 AM PST · by righttackle44 · 20 replies
    New York Post ^ | January 8, 2017 | George F. Will
    When Barack Obama moves two miles from 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue to 2446 Belmont Road in Washington’s Kalorama neighborhood, he will live half a mile from 2340 S Street, where Woodrow Wilson spent his three post-presidential years. Wilson’s embittering foreign-policy failure was the Senate’s rejection of the US participation in the embodiment of Wilsonian aspirations, the League of Nations. Obama leaves office serene because “almost every country on Earth sees America as stronger and more respected today than they did eight years ago.” Two seemingly unimpressed nations are Russia, which is dismembering a European nation (Ukraine), and China, which is shredding...
  • Politico reveals: Arrogance and incompetence - not Russians - doomed Hillary’s campaign

    12/14/2016 10:35:08 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 24 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 12/14/16 | Robert Laurie
    Denial, excuses, and deflection... As the boss wrote this morning, Democrats are mired in denial about the 2016 election. Since nothing is ever Hillary Clinton’s fault (she’s always the victim, don’t you know) they need someone or something to blame for her spectacular implosion. They’ve tried to pin it on racism, sexism, bigotry, homophobia, voter fraud, and the FBI, all to no avail. Nothing seems to stick. So now they seem to have settled on “Russian hackers.” The theory is that Russia hacked the DNC, revealed information about Hillary Clinton, and that swayed the public’s opinion. To put that argument...
  • Report: Benghazi Guards Hired By State Department Were Unvetted, Belonged to Al Qaeda

    11/07/2016 1:10:57 PM PST · by detective · 73 replies
    Townhall ^ | Nov 07, 2016 | Katie Pavlich
    According to a new report from Fox News correspondents Adam Housley and Malia Zimmerman, guards hired through a contractor by the State Department to protect the U.S. consulate in Benghazi were unvetted, local militia members who belonged to terrorist groups Al Qaeda and Ansar al-Sharia.   An obscure private firm hired by the State Department over internal objections to protect U.S. diplomats in Benghazi just months before the American ambassador and three others were killed was staffed with hastily recruited locals with terror ties who helped carry out the attack, multiple sources told Fox News.
  • HOLY CRAP! Smoking Gun on Benghazi?!

    11/07/2016 1:13:59 PM PST · by Ancesthntr · 83 replies
    The Market Ticker ^ | November 7, 2016 | Karl Denninger
    What?! "An obscure private firm hired by the State Department over internal objections to protect U.S. diplomats in Benghazi just months before the American ambassador and three others were killed was staffed with hastily recruited locals with terror ties who helped carry out the attack,...."
  • Bret Baier reports new emails found on laptop (Unknown classification)

    11/02/2016 4:34:40 PM PDT · by Anti-Bubba182 · 103 replies
    Fox News | 11-2-16 | Bret Baier
  • Bret Baier: Five Foreign Intelligence Agencies Hacked Hillary's Server and Took Stuff

    11/02/2016 4:10:33 PM PDT · by Meet the New Boss · 127 replies
    Fox News On the Record | 2 Nov 2016 | Brett Baier
    Heard Brett Baier tell Brit Hume at the top of the hour on "On the Record" that his sources are 99% confident that at least five foreign intelligence agencies hacked Hillary's server and took things from it.