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  • Georgetown University student mugged at gunpoint says he is unable to criticize attackers 'from my p

    11/26/2014 1:03:53 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 69 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | November 26, 2014 | Zoe Szathmary
    <p>A student at Georgetown University wrote in an op-ed piece that he was 'Not at all' shocked that a recent mugging he suffered at gunpoint took place.</p> <p>Senior Oliver Friedfeld said in his piece,'I Was Mugged, And I Understand Why,'that he questioned his own ability to criticize his attackers,citing his 'perch of privilege.'</p>
  • The education of a liberal summed up in four panels…

    11/25/2014 4:01:35 PM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 6 replies
    CRASHR ^ | 11-25-14 | The Looking Spoon
    If a liberal tells you this isn’t true (and it most definitely is) you only need to respond with 3 words: Hope and Change
  • Barbara Boxer Creates Phony Dirty Sky In Opposition to Keystone Pipeline

    11/18/2014 3:03:25 PM PST · by thetallguy24 · 66 replies
    Hardhatters ^ | 11/18/2014 | Hal Hawkins
    There’s a debate raging on the Senate Floor right now over the Keystone XL Pipeline, and Sen. Barbara Boxer (D – CA) is lamenting how dirty the air is where the pipeline will end, Port Arthur, TX. Specifically, she is using a photo of a playground in the Texas city located near oil refineries showing dark plumes of smoke pouring into the sky and an entirely overcast sky. She claims the air will become even worse if the pipeline is approved. I’ve done graphic design for many years now and can tell when something is most likely Photoshopped. This is...
  • 11 Quotes that Explode the “Spirit of Vatican II”

    11/18/2014 8:59:41 AM PST · by millegan · 16 replies
    ChurchPOP ^ | 2014 | ChurchPOP
    “[O]ften men, deceived by the Evil One, have become vain in their reasonings and have exchanged the truth of God for a lie, serving the creature rather than the Creator. [...] By the proclamation of the Gospel… [the Church] gives [non-Christians] the dispositions necessary for baptism, snatches them from the slavery of error and of idols and incorporates them in Christ…” Sound like something from the superstitious medieval Church? Actually, it’s a quote from the Second Vatican Council (Lumen gentium, 16-17; promulgated in 1964).
  • Write About Green Issues, Animals, Human Rights, Progressive Politics....

    11/16/2014 10:43:11 PM PST · by WhiskeyX · 5 replies
    Craigslist ^ | 2 November 2014 | jobs [at] forcechange [dot] com
    We are a large social activism organization that advocates on behalf of issues including the environment, human rights, animal welfare, social justice, politics and more. We are seeking part-time interns who are interested in working on these important causes. Interns will improve their writing and research skills, while building a broad portfolio of online writing samples.
  • Holidays’ names stricken from next year’s Montgomery schools calendar (to appease Muslims)

    11/12/2014 7:38:38 AM PST · by Timber Rattler · 19 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | November 11, 2014 | Donna St. George
    Christmas and Easter have been stricken from next year’s school calendar in Montgomery County. So have Yom Kippur and Rosh Hashanah. Montgomery’s Board of Education voted 7 to 1 Tuesday to eliminate references to all religious holidays on the published calendar for 2015-2016, a decision that followed a request from Muslim community leaders to give equal billing to the Muslim holy day of Eid al-Adha.
  • What Does It Take for a Liberal Hostage to Lose His Illusions About Islam?

    11/11/2014 1:52:04 PM PST · by servo1969 · 38 replies
    Frontpagemag.com ^ | 11-11-2014 | Daniel Greenfield
    Theo Padnos’ account of his time as a hostage is honestly told. This is a man who studied in a “religious academy”, who could quote verses from the Koran, who fell into a nightmare in which he discovered what Islam really was. I began my studies in a neighborhood mosque, then enrolled in a religious school popular among those who dream of a “back to the days of the prophet” version of Islam. Later, I moved to Syria to study at a religious academy in Damascus. Somehow none of that alerted him to the difference between what Muslims believe and...
  • Overpopulation Is a Myth: 6 Videos

    11/06/2014 12:13:36 PM PST · by millegan
    ChurchPOP ^ | 2014 | ChurchPOP
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi asked her fellow Democrats to keep her on as their leader in the new Congress next year, saying she still has unfinished goals she wants to accomplish. She said the chief message she took from Tuesday’s election, which saw Democrats eviscerated at all levels, is that voter suppression was a problem.
  • Lena Dunham threatens multi-million dollar lawsuit against website

    11/05/2014 1:23:55 PM PST · by CorporateStepsister · 56 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 15:09 EST, 5 November 2014 | Ashley Collman
    Lena Dunham is now threatening to sue the right-wing website which last week published an article claiming she sexually abused her little sister when they were children. The claim is based on an excerpt from the Girls star and creator's new book, Not That Kind of Girl, and details how she once looked at her sister Grace's vagina when her sibling was a year old and she was seven. Lena defended the action as innocent childhood exploration based on curiosity, but the website Truth Revolt called the memory 'unsettling' and disturbing'. Since then, she has been in a war of...
  • 20 Delusions That Shape How Liberals Vote

    11/05/2014 9:43:48 AM PST · by Freedom Hunter · 9 replies
    Reality Bats Last blog ^ | November 4, 2014 | Bryce Buchanan
    It is instructive to consider the premises that underlie the liberal view of the world. These are the ideas that determine their votes in elections; ideas that could shape the future of our country. Taken together, it is striking how detached from reality the beliefs are. The list could be much longer, but consider the following 20 beliefs from the imaginary world where liberals live....
  • Historic Victory for Republicans as America says "NO!" to Liberalism

    11/05/2014 5:46:22 AM PST · by Arcy · 16 replies
    Last night, American's in large numbers poured into their local election houses and polling places to send a message that they have had enough! 6-years into an 8-year presidency the promises of prosperity continued, but as families have continued to suffer under these failed draconian policies of an amateur president and a clueless but arrogant liberal Senate, American's decided to send a [mandate] to stop the madness before it's too late! The road of liberalism has only resulted in economic and social disaster and America was tired of the lies. They said, "Enough! We cannot sustain the unsustainable. It's time...
  • Exclusive: L.A. Street Artists Hit Governor Jerry “Moonbeam” Brown

    11/04/2014 5:03:49 AM PST · by Enterprise · 7 replies
    gotnews.com ^ | November 3, 2014 | Charles C. Johnson
    L.A. street artists hit Governor Jerry “Moonbeam” Brown a day before the election. The photos show a cross-eyed Brown as if looking up from a toilet bowl filled with bullet trains. The artists have hit targets in Michigan, New Hampshire, and around Maxine Waters’s neighborhood this past week. They promise more “shenanigans” in the weeks to come. If you are interested in supporting their work, please earmark it in the donate button up top. We’ll get it to them.
  • All political debates are the same

    11/03/2014 9:29:21 PM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 6 replies
    CRASHR ^ | 11-3-14 | The Looking Spoon
    I've had this one for a while, it's too long for a bumper sticker, so I'm not sure what to do with it...
  • On The Eve of Disaster For Liberals They Want to Change The Way We Vote

    11/03/2014 12:03:12 PM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 32 replies
    CRASHR ^ | 11-3-14 | The Looking Spoon
    LOL! The day before an expected liberal shellacking the New York Times (of course) prints an op-ed that makes even toilet paper look like Rumpelstilskin spun gold. Read the whole thing here, if you must, or you can see the main takeaway below: There was a time when midterm elections made sense — at our nation’s founding, the Constitution represented a new form of republican government, and it was important for at least one body of Congress to be closely accountable to the people. But especially at a time when Americans’ confidence in the ability of their government to address pressing...
  • Conservatives, Categorize Thyself: (chart)

    11/03/2014 5:29:30 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 30 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 03 November 2014 | Reaganite Republican
    Found this on twitter over the weekend, credited to some spam website I'm not going to link. However, I did find the graphic clarifying and amusing, while seemingly accurate in it's definitions... I -as with many of you, I'm sure- fall-in somewhere around  'modern conservatism' (purple line)... alas, by definition a 'modern' descriptive indicates how relentless the overall expansion of government has been over the long run... and how many times we've been forced back to a new, more defensible position. But has there ever been historical examples of purely 'Voluntarist' societies, even on a local level? Perhaps some Indian...
  • Shaheen: 'Right-Wing' Group Behind Study Showing Majority of NH Jobs Went to Immigrants

    11/01/2014 10:42:22 AM PDT · by walford · 48 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1 Nov 2014 | Matthew Boyle
    ... Shaheen, when asked by Breitbart News about a recent study from the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) that found 71 percent of all New Hampshire jobs since 2000 have gone to both legal and illegal aliens rather than New Hampshire citizens, ducked for cover. “My understanding is that’s a study sponsored by a right-wing organization,” she replied. When Breitbart News noted that the study is based on data from the U.S. Census Bureau and other government sources—and includes no data from non-governmental sources—her communications director Harrell Kirsten abruptly called an end to the press conference inside the local Democratic...
  • Democratic Party Progressive Agenda Mirrors Dante's Seven Deadlies [2 of 2]

    10/31/2014 10:12:57 AM PDT · by dignitasnews · 1 replies
    Dignitas News Service ^ | October 31, 2014 | Paul M Winters
    In the first of this two-part series, we examined how Progressives have skillfully utilized Lust, Greed and Gluttony to capture control of the Democratic Party and weaken the moral fiber of the American people. As we continue to examine the warnings of Dante as outlined in his work, Inferno, we look at the remaining "seven deadly sins" and how the Great Deceiver's earthly forces work to erode the spirit of our republic and fundamentally transform our society into one of their liking. You may view the first part, in which we discuss Lust, Gluttony and Greed by accessing the following...
  • Trustafarians Want to Tell You How to Live

    10/31/2014 6:51:54 AM PDT · by C19fan · 15 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | October 31, 2014 | Joel Kotkin
    Americans have always prided themselves on being a nation of the self-made, where class and the accident of birth did not determine success. Yet increasingly we are changing into a society where lineage does matter—and likely this process has just started, threatening not only our future prosperity but the very nature of our society. In some ways the emerging age of inheritance stems from the success Americans enjoyed over the past half century. Think not only of the wealthy entrepreneurs, but the vast middle class that purchased their homes, often for what in hindsight look like very low sums, and...
  • Thomas M. Menino, Boston’s longest serving mayor, has died at 71

    10/30/2014 12:16:22 PM PDT · by massmike · 93 replies
    bostonglobe.com ^ | 10/30/2014 | Bryan Marquard and Jim O’Sullivan
    Thomas Michael Menino, who insisted a mayor doesn’t need a grand vision to lead, then went on to shepherd Boston’s economy and shape the skyline and the very identity of the city he loved through an unprecedented five consecutive terms in City Hall, died Thursday. He was 71 and was diagnosed with advanced cancer not long after leaving office at the beginning of this year.
  • Liberal or conservative? Reactions to disgust are a dead giveaway

    10/29/2014 10:54:57 AM PDT · by GraceG · 21 replies
    PhysOrg ^ | 10/29/2014 | PhysOrg
    The way a person's brain responds to a single disgusting image is enough to reliably predict whether he or she identifies politically as liberal or conservative. As we approach Election Day, the researchers say that the findings reported in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on October 30 come as a reminder of something we all know but probably don't always do: "Think, don't just react." P. Read Montague of Virginia Tech says he was initially inspired by evidence showing that an individual's political affiliation is almost as heritable as height. Montague and his colleagues also recognized that those political...
  • From Bias to Bigotry

    10/25/2014 10:32:03 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 25, 2014 | Gary Bauer
    Recently, after the New York Times published a racially insensitive article about film and television producer Shonda Rhimes, the paper became the object of weeks of scorn and derision that prompted a public debate over racial diversity in the newsroom. It may be true that the Times should diversify its staff on racial grounds. But there is another area in which the Times is sorely in need of diversification: its coverage of religious and social conservatives. The Times has always had a liberal bias. But these days its goal seems to be to drive social conservatives from the public square entirely....
  • Paul Krugman's Defense of the Messiah

    10/23/2014 9:58:30 AM PDT · by Smedley · 9 replies
    Rolling Stone ^ | September 2014 | Paul Krugman
    When it comes to Barack Obama, I've always been out of sync. Back in 2008, when many liberals were wildly enthusiastic about his candidacy and his press was strongly favorable, I was skeptical. . . . Yes, Obama has a low approval rating compared with earlier presidents. But there are a number of reasons to believe that presidential approval doesn't mean the same thing that it used to ... . . . Am I damning with faint praise? Not at all. This is what a successful presidency looks like.
  • Robert Sarvis Becomes First In U.S. Senate Race To Embrace Term Limits

    10/21/2014 7:59:17 AM PDT · by e-gadfly · 27 replies
    Augusta Free Press ^ | 2014-10-14 | U.S. Term Limits
    U.S. Term Limits, the nation’s oldest and largest term limits advocacy group, praised Virginia U.S. Senate Candidate Robert Sarvis for promising to support and co-sponsor an amendment to the U.S. Constitution limiting congressional terms. Sarvis signed the USTL pledge at the Term Limits Summit in Richmond last week. USTL President Philip Blumel commented on Sarvis’ pledge, saying, “Of the three candidates in this race, only Robert Sarvis has made a commitment to stand with the 75 percent of Americans who support term limits on Congress.” “The people of Virginia must be asking ‘where are Ed Gillespie and Mark Warner on...
  • Gov. Cuomo blames a busy day job for new memoir's failure to fly off shelves (Book Flop)

    10/21/2014 6:00:24 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 11 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 10/20/14 | CELESTE KATZ
    It's not that Gov. Cuomo's book sales stink, he told reporters Monday -- it's just that his day job keeps him kind of busy when it comes to promoting it. Cuomo's first memoir signing drew fewer than 150 people to the Barnes & Noble in Union Square last Wednesday. His Amazon ratings aren't exactly a blazing constellation of five-star endorsements either.
  • Obama Presidency Headed for Historic Achievement [hilarious]

    10/19/2014 1:38:05 PM PDT · by ModernDayCato · 59 replies
    Danbury (CT) News Times ^ | 10/19/14 | Stephan Lesher
    Despite the president's low approval ratings, and the continuing cacophony of hate directed toward him by Republicans and racists, any reasonable assessment of Barack Obama's accomplishments to date would conclude that his presidency could well go down as a time of historic achievement. The Affordable Care Act, the Lilly Ledbetter Act, the Dodd-Frank Financial Regulation Bill -- the largest since the New Deal -- and his economic policies bolstered by yeoman's work of the Federal Reserve, place Obama solidly in the company of presidents like FDR and LBJ. Despite widespread Republican disinformation about and unrelenting opposition to the Affordable Care...
  • Ebola crisis is testing Presbyterian Hospital Dallas

    10/19/2014 1:19:23 AM PDT · by re_nortex · 11 replies
    Dallas (Leftist) Morning News ^ | 19 October 2014 01:06 AM | RANDY LEE LOFTIS, SARAH MERVOSH AND MARC RAMIREZ
    Ebola appeared out of nowhere. A delayed diagnosis, a patient’s death and two infected nurses reflected a cascade of mishaps while “Presby,” as the hospital charmingly is called, became linked to a fearsome disease and global exposure of the worst kind. This has been a hospital under siege. Ever since the night when a man from Liberia entered the emergency department — one that, as few know, is run by an outside contractor, not the hospital — a new reality has altered Presbyterian’s course.
  • Why I'm Not a Liberal

    10/18/2014 7:23:06 AM PDT · by grumpa · 13 replies
    Off Grid Blog ^ | October 18, 2014 | Off Grid Blogger
    My biggest complaint against liberalism is that it exists in a utopian dream world in which the facts are largely ignored. Just some examples: • On the social issues of abortion and homosexuality, the science is unambiguously against liberalism. Abortion takes the life of an innocent person. On homosexuality, there is no gay gene. Even so, marriage is not about love or rights of adults; it is about procreation and children. The evidence consistently points to children doing better in a home with a mom and a dad. And promiscuous anal sex, which is the norm in the gay lifestyle,...
  • Here Are The Most Conservative And Liberal Names In America

    10/17/2014 8:48:25 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 42 replies
    BuzzFeed ^ | 10/17/2014 | Katherine Miller
    The most conservative and liberal names in America are Doyle and Natasha. Crowdpac, a nonpartisan group, focuses on how money and policy work in politics. The group scores all donors who have made two or more campaign contributions since 1980. Using that algorithm — and a cut-off of names with at least 1,000 donations made to avoid unusual names and outliers — Crowdpac built a tool to show how conservative or liberal first names are. You can enter your name in this tool here. (For example, “Katherine” is moderately liberal and people with this name are “less likely to contribute...
  • I short circuited a Liberal Poll worker yesterday ~ Vanity

    10/15/2014 3:29:21 PM PDT · by GraceG · 14 replies
    GraceG
    A few days ago I had to endure the Dementor's Lair known as the DMV office. So as I approched the door to this house of line waiting horror there was this college age liberal hippie type girl with a clip board asking people if they are registered to vote. She approached me and asked me if I am regiostered to vote. (I am registered already). So i decided to get snarky.. In my Best Deadpan Tone i said the following: "I Don't Vote, Because there is no option on the Ballot for "None of the Above" ". As I...
  • Pope unexpectedly names 6 liberals, including Wuerl, to draft report

    10/14/2014 10:35:56 AM PDT · by Fithal the Wise · 83 replies
    ... So, the Pope wants full and free debate, and free deliberations... except when he doesn't. And when the secret ballot reveals a conservative majority -- then he interferes against what had been settled beforehand to get what he wants. It is his prerogative, of course, even if it severely contradicts his own words and commitments, and, ultimately, his reliability. http://rorate-caeli.blogspot.com/2014/10/cardinal-burke-pariah-not-for-synod.html#more
  • Listen to Mark Levin Dissect Shannon, a Liberal Caller

    10/10/2014 4:50:53 AM PDT · by St_Thomas_Aquinas · 10 replies
    Mark Levin Show ^ | 10/8/2014 | Mark Levin
    Check out the 10/8 audio rewind program at the 47:05 minute mark.
  • Gwyneth Paltrow Embarrassingly Fawns Over ‘Handsome’ Obama In Cult-Like Fundraiser Intro

    10/10/2014 4:01:28 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 95 replies
    Red State ^ | October 10, 2014 | Caleb Howe (Diary)
    At a fundraiser hosted in her Hollywood home on Thursday night, actress and conscious uncoupler Gwyneth Paltrow was unable to contain that inner acolyte American liberals usually try to keep hidden from public view, as she gushed with child-like wonder over President Obama’s mere presence.“You’re so handsome I can hardly speak,” she said reasonably,declaring her undying allegiance and praising what she considers to be his many accomplishments; chief among them being, apparently, “advocacy. An altogether fitting object of praise for the land where raising awareness is the same as single-handedly securing a cure for any ill. From his smiley-face worthy...
  • Why do so many liberals despise Christianity?

    10/08/2014 8:10:44 AM PDT · by Albion Wilde · 74 replies
    The Week ^ | Oct. 8, 2014 | Damon Linker
    Liberals increasingly want to enforce a comprehensive, uniformly secular vision of the human good. And they see alternative visions of the good as increasingly intolerable.... Palmer... expresses "ambivalence," "suspicion," and "visceral discomfort" ... that these men and women are motivated to make "long-term commitments to address the health problems of poor Africans," to "risk their lives," and to accept poor compensation (and sometimes none at all) because of their Christian faith. The question is why he considers this a problem... Gordon College, a small Christian school north of Boston, is facing the possibility of having its accreditation revoked... In accordance...
  • Thirsty Californians and unemployed New Yorkers – Sacrifices to Liberalism’s Global Warming Delusion

    10/07/2014 11:24:48 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 14 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 10-07-14 | Vince
    Liberals often live in a fantasy world that ignores the real world right in front of them. They continue to pour trillions of dollars into poverty programs despite the fact that poverty persists and grows. Their go to solution for failing and failed government schools is always spend more money rather than embrace solutions that actually work such as charter schools or voucher programs. It’s no surprise then that their tired solutions rarely ever solve the problems they are ostensibly focused on. Strangely, that dynamic exists even when the problem itself is fiction. The perfect example of this is the...
  • Sources: Wolf to endorse Brownback

    10/01/2014 5:27:37 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 26 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | David M. Drucker
    Vanquished Republican Senate candidate Milton Wolf is expected to endorse Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback before the midterm elections, GOP sources said Wednesday. Brownback, a Republican, faces an unexpectedly tough re-election bid in usually deep red Kansas, and the GOP has worked hard to unite the party in the aftermath of a bitter Senate primary. (SNIP) National Tea Party endorsements have poured in for Roberts, among them pediatric neurosurgeon Ben Carson and talk radio host Laura Ingraham. Expected to roll through Kansas and endorse Roberts this month are Republican Sens. Ted Cruz of Texas and Rand Paul of Kentucky, as well...
  • Princeton Professor: Cultural Elite Can No Longer Tolerate Christians (Video)

    09/28/2014 10:34:44 AM PDT · by blueyon · 30 replies
    TheDC ^ | 9/28/14 | Ginni Thomas
    Last May, one of the most influential conservative and religious intellectual leader in America gave a somber speech in Washington, declaring it to be “Good Friday in America for Christians.” In this exclusive two part video interview, Princeton’s Robert P. George admitted, “that was a hard speech to give.” “Christians, and those rejecting the me-generation liberal dogma of ‘if it feels good do it,’ are no longer tolerable by the intellectual and cultural elite,” says George, 59, director of the James Madison program at Princeton University. Citing the political witch hunt....
  • Gawker: If You are a White Woman, Let Black People Steal Your Phone

    09/15/2014 12:52:52 PM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 44 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 9/15/14 | Aurelius
    In quite possibly the worst article written in Gawker history, whose headlines are so terrible that the words "sorry," "no," and "yes" were banned, Jordan Sargent explained that white women should allow themselves to be mugged by black people. No, this is not an exaggeration. Sargent literally began his article, "On Friday, a white lady named Clara Vondrich had her iPhone stolen..." Ms. Vondrich then chased down her mugger, a thirteen-year-old black teenager, which Sargent said was a "s**tty" thing to do. Sargent also repeatedly put quotations around the word "crime," as if stealing an iPhone from someone is not...
  • Justin Trudeau: Another day, another controversial mosque visit

    09/10/2014 8:39:30 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 8 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/10/14 | Arthur Weinreb
    By associating with extremist mosques and Hamas supporters, the kid who brags of teaching Canadian values is more than willing to throw these values away Sun News is reporting the leader of the Liberal Party of Canada made another visit to a mosque with controversial ties to terrorism. The Sun chain is the only mainstream media in Canada to report anything negative about the left’s golden boy, Justin Trudeau. According to the report, Trudeau visited the Islamic Community Centre of South Shore, just south of Montreal on Friday. The centre is known for having given thousands of dollars to the...
  • The Left Hates the Innocence of Children

    09/10/2014 7:44:36 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 14 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/10/14 | Tim Dunkin
    Child sexual trafficking on a massive scale were revealed to have taken place in Rotherham, England between 1997 and 2013 Absolutely, utterly, unquestionably, lamppost-hanging-worthily despicable. This is the only way to describe the news that greeted a jaded, yet somehow still horrified, world last month when revelations of child sexual trafficking on a massive scale were revealed to have taken place in Rotherham, England between 1997 and 2013. The victims were over 1400 white, working class girls who were systematically “groomed” to be sex slaves by Pakistani immigrants, being unspeakably abused by these filthy Islamic dogs so that they could...
  • Being 23: The meteoric rise of Millennials a powerful force (Millenials steer us leftward)

    09/08/2014 6:30:27 AM PDT · by Buckeye McFrog · 47 replies
    Pittsburgh Post Gazette ^ | Sept. 7, 2014 | Alexis Wilkinson
    Right now in the United States, there are more 23-year-olds than people of any other age. This seemingly trivial fact of demographics is an anomaly more than 50 years in the making. According to U.S. Census data, since 1947, the most represented age in the United States has always been a member of the group born in the 20 years after WWII, the baby boomers. In 1950, it was age 3. In 1990, it was 29. In 2010, it was 50. [snip]
  • The Ebola of Journalism: Liberalism is Killing Time and CNN

    08/31/2014 5:08:49 PM PDT · by Hillarys Gate Cult · 26 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | August 30, 2014 | Jeffrey Lord
    Call it the Ebola of Journalism. And its spreading -- to Time and CNN. The cover of the September 1, 2014 issue of Time could not be more explicit. Showing a dramatic image of a black man on his knees, hands raised with the cover bearing the title "The Tragedy of Ferguson," it was written by David Von Drehle and Alex Altman in the tones of the standard liberal “I-told-you-so” thinking on race . It included the line: “We’ve been here before—and failed to learn the lessons.” When it came to the mess that is ObamaCare? There was this Time...
  • U.S. government sues Minneapolis suburb for rejecting Islamic center

    08/27/2014 8:10:49 PM PDT · by thetallguy24 · 32 replies
    Reuters/Yahoo ^ | 08/27/2014 | Brendan O'Brien
    (Reuters) - The U.S. government sued a small Minneapolis suburb on Wednesday, accusing it of religious discrimination after local leaders denied a Muslim group the right to open a center in the municipality. The Justice Department filed a complaint in U.S. District Court in Minneapolis against St. Anthony Village, where council members voted 4-1 in 2012 to deny a request by the Abu Huraira Islamic Center to create a place of worship in the basement of the St. Anthony Business Center. "Religious freedom is one of our most cherished rights, and there are few aspects of that right more central...
  • Public School District Constantly Promoting Far-Left Political Views

    08/14/2014 5:37:14 PM PDT · by MichCapCon · 5 replies
    Capitol Confidential ^ | 8/13/2014 | Tom Gantert
    "Dark money" being used to shield political donors, bashing school choice, linking perceived societal wrongs to the "Koch Brothers" – that's the usual buzz of many left-wing websites. But controversial posts about those topics and more are also the norm for one Michigan school district. Articles about many of the usual liberal complaints fill the Twitter feed of Oakland Schools, the intermediate school district for Oakland County. It recently retweeted a post titled “Corporate America May Have the Answer for Dark Money Transparency.” While most school district Twitter accounts promote upcoming school events or awards won by staff, Oakland Schools...
  • Urban ideologies [Survey most Liberal and Conservative cities]

    08/14/2014 4:43:54 PM PDT · by QT3.14 · 3 replies
    The Economist ^ | August 4, 2014 | K.N.C. and L.P.
    How liberal or conservative are America’s cities? TRUE to stereotype, San Francisco is the most leftie city in the union. But would people expect Washington, DC, to come second, ahead of Seattle (where it is legal to smoke pot) or the Democratic stronghold of Boston? On the other end of the scale, Mesa, Arizona is the most conservative large city, with a slew of Texan and Oklahoman municipalities high on the list.
  • Time’s Up for Lois Lerner and the IRS

    08/14/2014 8:38:47 AM PDT · by thetallguy24 · 18 replies
    NY Observer ^ | 08/13/2014 | Sidney Powell
    On July 10, D.C. federal judge Emmet Sullivan gave the IRS thirty days to provide him sworn declarations in the Freedom of Information Act suit filed by Judicial Watch, seeking much of the same information the IRS has effectively kept from Congress. After an “extraordinary” hearing, Judge Sullivan ordered the IRS to tell him under oath exactly what happened to Lois Lerner’s hard drive. He demanded sworn declarations specifying what the agency had done to recover the thousands of emails missing. Time’s up. The IRS filed its “declarations” yesterday. As an attorney who has read the filings and who has...
  • Arizona's 'pregnant man' has right to divorce wife -court

    08/14/2014 8:03:57 AM PDT · by thetallguy24 · 19 replies
    Reuters/Yahoo ^ | 08/13/2014 | David Schwartz
    PHOENIX (Reuters) - A transgender man who made headlines by giving birth to three children can divorce his wife of more than 10 years, an Arizona appeals court ruled on Wednesday, rejecting a lower court's decision. A three-member panel of the Arizona Court of Appeals unanimously decided that the divorce can proceed because Thomas Beatie's 2003 marriage in Hawaii was considered legal in Arizona. "As the Beaties' Hawaii marriage was lawfully entered in Hawaii and is not deemed void by Arizona law, the marriage is valid within this state," said Judge Kenton D. Jones, in the 12-page opinion. The court's...
  • The Kotex Lobby: Feminist, Liberal Media Demand ‘Free Tampons’ For All

    08/13/2014 7:20:28 AM PDT · by chessplayer · 101 replies
    It’s the terminus point of modern feminism: make the deeply personal very publicly political, and get someone else to pay for it! If one man is keeping you in the style to which you’re accustomed, you’re a kept woman – perhaps even [shudder] a stay-at-home mom. But if your sugar is funneled from thousands of hapless tax payers through a legion of faceless bureaucrats, you’re a tower of feminist self-determination. Fight the power, sisters! Demand government tampons! “This is less an issue of costliness than it is of principle,” she later admitted, because “menstrual care is health care.” To back...
  • Nixon -- Before Watergate

    08/05/2014 8:00:19 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 5, 2014 | Pat Buchanan
    It has been a summer of remembrance. The centennial of the Great War that began with the Guns of August 1914. The 75th anniversary of the Danzig crisis that led to Hitler's invasion of Poland on Sept. 1, 1939. The 70th anniversary of D-Day. In America, we celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. And this week marks the 40th anniversary of the resignation of President Richard Nixon. Once again, aging liberals will walk the children through the tale of that triumph of American democracy when they helped to save our republic from the greatest menace...
  • Matt Damon's Miami Waterfront Home (for sale - $18.9 million)

    08/04/2014 12:34:40 PM PDT · by wac3rd · 35 replies
    Lonny ^ | 08/04/2014 | Lonny.com
    Matt Damon is selling his Miami Beach property for $18.9 million. Take a look at 'Maravilla', courtesy of The Jills from Coldwell Banker. 12,705-square-foot home in Miami Beach, replete with pools, palms, and plenty of privacy. According to the Wall Street Journal, the actor created the property by combining two parcels he bought in 2005, paying about $14.5 million for both. The home is located on the same glitzy street where Jennifer Lopez, Alex Rodriguez, and Calvin Klein are said to have lived.
  • Gallup: LGBT Americans Continue to Skew Democratic and Liberal

    07/31/2014 7:52:00 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 33 replies
    Gallup ^ | 07/31/2014 | Frank Newport
    PRINCETON, NJ -- Americans who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender remain significantly more likely than non-LGBT Americans to identify as Democrats. More than six in 10 LGBT Americans identify as Democrats or are Democratic-leaning independents, while 21% identify with or lean toward the Republican Party. Non-LGBT Americans are more evenly divided in their politics, tilting just slightly more Democratic than Republican. The political orientation of LGBT individuals is virtually unchanged since Gallup's June-September 2012 report, when 21% identified as Republicans, and 65% as Democrats. These results are based on 88,802 Gallup Daily tracking interviews conducted between Jan. 2...