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  • U.S. Army Garrison Fort Huachuca changes command

    06/21/2016 6:25:09 AM PDT · by SandRat · 11 replies
    Sierra Vista Herald ^ | Tanja M. Linton, Fort Huachuca Media Relations Officer
    FORT HUACHUCA — U.S. Army Garrison Fort Huachuca will conduct a Change of Command Ceremony between Col. Thomas A. Boone (outgoing) and Col. James W. Wright (incoming) at 7:30 a.m., today, June 21, on Brown Parade Field. The community is welcome to join us for a colorful, traditional military ceremony. Boone assumed command of the U.S. Army Garrison April 30, 2014. He stays at Fort Huachuca for a new assignment at the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence. Wright joins us after an assignment at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. The Fort Huachuca garrison commander functions much like a city manager. The...
  • Idaho: Muslim Migrants RAPE 5-Year-Old, Hold KNIFE To Her Throat, Strip Her Naked, Rape (trunc.)

    06/20/2016 12:26:50 AM PDT · by Iron Munro · 121 replies
    pamelageller.com ^ | June 19, 2016 | Pamela Geller
    And so it begins. This is rampant in Europe and will be here, too, if Obama continues to import hundreds of thousands of these invaders. Why would they behave differently here? In Muslim countries, rape victims are at fault. The Quran allows Muslim men to use non-Muslim women as sex slaves, “captives of the right hand,” 4:3, 4:24, 23:1-6, 33:50, 70:30). But the even greater irresponsibility is that of the establishment that made people in Idaho think there was no risk in being around these migrants. Idaho: 3 Syrian Muslim Refugees Allegedly Rape Minor Girl; Muslim Women Spit on Citizens...
  • Orlando Shooting Aftermath: Singing Songs, Holding Hands, Demonstrating Impotence

    06/20/2016 9:59:19 AM PDT · by walford · 12 replies
    Facebook ^ | 06/20/2016 | walford
    I can certainly understand the sentiment and wanting to stand for the victims and their families, but candle-light vigils, impromptu memorials, holding hands, singing songs -- and calling for the unilateral disarmament of law-abiding citizens -- only makes those who wish to replace our way of life with their backward savagery drool for more of our blood. That is particularly so if these expressions are not accompanied by a candid understanding of what motivates them to want to slaughter us wholesale -- and it is not real or imagined grievances that we committed against them. Their actual "grievance" is that...
  • Muslim Terrorist Takes Apartment Complex Hostage, Opens Fire On Police Officer

    06/19/2016 8:15:41 PM PDT · by SatinDoll · 35 replies
    Shoebat.com ^ | June 19, 2016 | Ted Shoebat
    (Full title too long: Muslim Terrorist In Ohio Takes Apartment Complex Hostage, And Then Opens Fire On American Police Officer.) A Muslim terrorist in Ohio, Mohammad Laghaoui, took hostages in an apartment complex and then opened fire with an AK-47 on an officer once she arrived on the scene. The hostages were Mohammad’s father and brother. Mohammad threatened to murder his father and brother. His brother dialed 911 and Mohammad punched his father in the face and left, only to return with an AK-47. His father and brother locked Mohamamd out. He opened fire through the door and shot his...
  • Could the first Maltese have been Neanderthals?

    06/19/2016 7:15:34 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 34 replies
    The Times of Malta ^ | June 19, 2016 | Ivan Martin
    Maltese prehistory may have just been extended by 30,000 years. The verdict of experts from the London Natural History Museum has revived the theory that a tooth discovered in Għar Dalam in 1917 may prove Neanderthals once roamed the island. The claim is not new. It was made in the 1920s by two British anthropologists, but four decades later the theory no longer had credence. “Anyone who wrote a history book from 1964 till today will say there were never any Neanderthals on Malta. According to them, the first people to come here were Sicilian farmers around 7,000 years ago,”...
  • Biker Groups Will Protect Supporters at Trump’s Phoenix Rally

    06/18/2016 3:30:12 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 31 replies
    Western Journalism ^ | June 18, 2016 | Jack Davis
    In the wake of violence waged against supporters of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at past rallies, two biker groups will be on hand at Saturday’s Trump rally in Phoenix to allow citizens to exercise their rights in peace. “We’re going to stand between them and any protesters that come onto the property and hopefully protect them from any bodily harm, should it get to that point,” said Cindy Perrin of Lions Guard Arizona. She said the group is made up of veterans, retired police officers and others. They were joined by Riders USA, said Kirtis Baxter, president of the...
  • Shunned, Stared At, Still for Trump: The Holdout in Hillary Clinton’s Town

    06/17/2016 1:53:55 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 28 replies
    The New York Times ^ | June 17, 2016 | Matt Flegenheimer
    CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. — First came the grimaces — the disbelieving eyes trained upon his shirt, his signs, his car window stickers broadcasting a local betrayal. Then his teenage son refused to drive the family car without redecorating, hiding the three “Make America Great Again” hats that usually sit atop the dashboard. And there are deeper indignities still — more piercing than any parking lot glowering or dinner table slight — when John Nadler feels the full weight of his status as America’s loneliest supporter of Donald J. Trump: Acquaintances in the hometown Mr. Nadler has known for nearly three decades...
  • Tucson VA to hold town hall meeting in Sierra Vista

    06/17/2016 8:01:03 AM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies
    Sierra Vista Herald ^ | Staff/HERALD REVIEW
    TUCSON — Veterans and their families are invited to participate in the Southern Arizona VA Health Care Systems (SAVAHCS) town hall meeting to discuss health care programs and services on Wednesday, June 22, from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Sierra Vista Public Library located at 2600 E. Tacoma St. The meeting is open to all members of the public, including Congressional stakeholders, Veterans Service Organizations, state and local governmental organizations, non-governmental organizations and other community partners. Doors open at 1 p.m. Town hall meetings are held quarterly and provide an opportunity to improve communications with and hear directly from...
  • About Michael Voris and his gay past

    06/17/2016 7:29:07 AM PDT · by mainestategop · 24 replies
    Mainestategop ^ | Brian Ball
    Michael Voris, the ceo of St Michael's Media and Church Militant TV and host of the popular internet show the Vortex (where lies and falsehoods are sucked up trapped and exposed) has recently come out about his past before he returned to the Catholic faith after leading what he claimed was a sinful and bad life. Michael Voris revealed recently the full blown truth about it. Michael it turns out was gay. According to Voris, he despised his past so much that he did not ever mention what happened. That was until the Archdiocese of New York which had allowed...
  • Orlando Shooter Was a Skilled Marksman Who Had Trouble in School

    06/16/2016 10:29:13 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies
    ABC News ^ | June 16, 2016 | Aaron Katersky, Ben Stein, Linzie Janis and Meghan Keneally
    Newly obtained information from the Orlando nightclub shooter's school and work records show he caused trouble at an early age and, as an adult, became a proficient marksman with consistently high scores in tests. As far back as 1992, when he was in elementary school, teachers described Omar Mateen as a “disruptive influence” or “classroom disruption” and cited him for “repeat misconduct,” using profanity and even striking another student, according to St. Lucie County school records obtained by ABC News. He had two marks on the records during the 1992-1993 school year. Between 1996 and 1998, when Mateen was in...
  • Market This Week - June 16: Natural Pet Wellness

    06/15/2016 1:13:56 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies
    Sierra Vista Herald ^ | Diane Jones
    The Sierra Vista Farmers Market has homemade, natural products for humans, but we also realize your pet is a very important part of your life and deserves the best. Don’t miss the special presentation about Natural Pet Wellness at noon this Thursday. Market vendor Zia Bischoff, who has over 40 years of experience working with animals, will discuss topics including natural wellness remedies, healing salves, and nutritional supplements for older dogs. She’ll explain the latest research on natural pet products, what’s in them, and why they are effective. Handouts about pet wellness will be available as well as an ice...
  • Rigs returning to service in North Dakota

    06/14/2016 8:03:08 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 1 replies
    United Press International ^ | June 13, 2016 | Daniel J. Graeber
    BISMARCK, N.D., June 13 (UPI) -- With a gain of three, the number of rigs actively exploring for or producing oil and natural gas in North Dakota is up 12 percent from last week, data show. Data from North Dakota's government show 28 rigs in active service as of Monday, up from the 25 reported one week ago. Rig counts serve as a barometer for the health of the oil and gas industry as oil prices in part determine how much companies are investing in exploration and production. Though at times above the $50 mark in recent sessions, last week...
  • Blood, faith unite Muslims, LGBT and others after rampage

    06/14/2016 5:49:07 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 31 replies
    The Orlando Sentinel ^ | June 12, 2016 | Bethany Rodgers
    Central Florida Muslims gave their blood. They gave their money. And they resolved to stand united in mourning with members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community shaken by Sunday's mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando. "There is never, ever any justification for such unacceptable crimes against humanity, crimes against God, crimes against our country," said Hassan Shibly, executive director of the Florida branch of the Council on American-Islamic Relations...
  • Obama Condemns 'Yapping' About 'Radical Islam' by 'Politicians Who Tweet'

    06/14/2016 11:56:51 AM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 50 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 6-14-2016 | Bridget Johnson
    WASHINGTON -- President Obama lashed out at those criticizing him for not using the term "radical Islam," particularly "politicians who tweet," as "yapping" but doing nothing to solve the problem of terrorism. Obama met with his National Security Council in the Diplomatic Room at the Treasury Department this morning, ......... "For a while now, the main contribution of some of my friends on the other side of the aisle have made in the fight against ISIL is to criticize the administration and me for not using the phrase 'radical Islam.' That's the key, they tell us. We cannot beat ISIL...
  • Idaho Bighorn Poacher Banned from ever Hunting Again, Fined $10K

    06/14/2016 7:50:25 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 22 replies
    Cal Sportsman ^ | 6/14/2016 | A Walgamott
    A lifetime hunting ban, jail time and thousands of dollars in penalties are the price a Nampa man must pay for last year’s poaching of a trophy bighorn sheep along Idaho’s Main Salmon River. Appearing in Idaho County Court on June 6, Paul Cortez (53) of Nampa stood silent as District Court Judge Gregory FitzMaurice handed down the poaching sentence. In addition to a lifetime hunting license revocation, Cortez received 30 days in jail, a $10,000 civil penalty, fines/court costs totaling $753 and four years of probation. On November 6, 2015 while on routine jet boat patrol along the famous...
  • Some Portland State Students Upset at Students for Trump Display

    06/14/2016 7:23:36 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | June 14, 2016 | Spencer Irvine
    From Campus Reform: A Students for Trump event at Portland State University was greeted with hostility Saturday when campus police officers tried to kick Trump’s supporters to the curb while protesters reacted hysterically to chants of “USA! USA!” Students for Trump began the event by erecting a wall on campus but campus security attempted to force the students to leave on the grounds that the wall was a “structure” rather than a “sign,” and thus violated university policies. However, the students were ultimately allowed to remain on campus but were harshly ridiculed by their peers, who called them “pathetic,” “idiot,”...
  • MS: Child with AK47 Defends Home against Armed Invader

    06/14/2016 4:23:00 AM PDT · by marktwain · 27 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 8 June, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    Image from wect.com: In Byram Mississippi, on 1 June, at about 3 p.m., a minor was at home.  He called his father to report a possible home invasion.  A neighbor gave this account. From wapt.com: "Daddy armed him in case he was ever by himself," neighbor Rick Waltz said. "Daddy was at work and he got a call that said, 'It sounds like somebody is in the house. More than one.' Like any parent would do, he said, 'Get your gun and protect yourself if you have to.' Somewhere along the line they met up, and one will not...
  • Vigils held, security increased in Boystown (Obama's old haunts in Chicago)

    06/13/2016 10:26:36 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    WLS-TV ^ | June 13, 2016 | Michelle Gallardo , Leah Hope and Eric Horng
    Chicago is among the cities around the nation and the world holding vigils almost around the clock. It was also flooded with extra police presence. The Chicago Police Department announced that it is increasing security in the 19th Police District, which includes Lakeview, Lincoln Park and Boystown, in the wake of the massacre at a gay club in Orlando in which 50 people were killed Sunday. "Individuals can also expect to see increased police visibility today at special events throughout the city and along the lakefront," Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said. "Officers will also pay special attention to CTA...
  • Tension over LGBT angle to Orlando massacre

    06/12/2016 12:23:54 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 68 replies
    The Politico ^ | June 12, 2016 | Nahal Toosi
    As lawmakers from both parties rushed to condemn the mass shooting that left 50 dead in Orlando, Republicans appeared to shy away from noting the LGBT connection, while Democrats explicitly brought it up. Officials say the shooting, the deadliest such attack in U.S. history, occurred at a gay-themed nightclub and is being investigated as a possible act of domestic terrorism. The alleged shooter, who was killed by police, was a U.S. citizen of Afghan descent, leading to fears of an Islamist extremist connection, though his motive has not yet been established. The attack saw a collision of a number of...
  • The Latest: Club shooter was licensed as security officer

    06/12/2016 12:16:13 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | June 12, 2016
    The suspected Orlando nightclub gunman had been licensed as a private security officer in Florida. State records show suspected shooter Omar Mateen held the firearms license since at least 2011. It was set to expire in September 2017. It wasn't immediately clear where, if anywhere, Mateen had worked as a security officer. An armed guard license in Florida requires 28 hours of classroom training by a licensed instructor....
  • Man with weapons and explosives arrested, was going to L.A. gay pride parade, police say

    06/12/2016 11:56:19 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    The Los Angeles Times' L.A. Now ^ | June 12, 2016 | Joel Rubin, Hailey Branson-Potts and Frank Shyong
    Authorities in Santa Monica found possible explosives as well as weapons and ammunition Sunday in the car of a man who told them he was in town for the L.A. Pride festival in West Hollywood, a law enforcement source said. Early Sunday, Santa Monica police received a call of a suspected prowler near Olympic Boulevard and 11th Street. Patrol officers responded and encountered an individual who told officers he was waiting for a friend. That led officers to inspect the car and find several weapons and a lot of ammunition as well as tannerite, an ingredient that could be used...
  • South Africa is a crime-ridden mess – Donald Trump VIDEO

    06/12/2016 7:18:33 AM PDT · by SAT2014 · 14 replies
    South Africa Today ^ | South Africa Today
    Donald Trump is straightforward, direct and brutally honest, a man who weighs up a situation and will give you the facts. Perhaps that is why so many people are afraid. There has been a lot of controversial statements about Trump and his displeasure of immigrants, especially Africans. Not so, Trump has consideration and affection toward other races. In a recent video, Trump said, “look at my African-American over here” and raised decent opinions about the man. Therefore, even though he might appear to have a distinct dislike for Africans, Trump does realize that they too are human. However, I would...
  • A horse named Charlie becomes a casualty of the fire

    06/12/2016 6:22:04 AM PDT · by SandRat
    Sierra Vista Herald ^ | Derek Jordan
    HEREFORD – When the Monument Fire blazed through a pasture in Hereford where 24 horses were grazing, one of them - a horse named Charlie - was severely burned. Described as a tough little ranch horse, Charlie was under the care of Horse’n Around Rescue Ranch and one of several horses being moved out of the fire’s path when it first started on June 12. “Charlie was the only horse in our herd that panicked ran into the fire instead of away from it,” lamented Steve Boice, co-founder of Horse’n Around, a nonprofit equine rescue organization headquartered out of Single...
  • Cochise women’s rodeo team #1 entering nationals Weeklong competition ends next Saturday in Casper

    06/11/2016 9:10:04 AM PDT · by SandRat · 9 replies
    Sierra Vista Herald ^ | Steve Stockmar
    Ranked No. 1 in the nation and having dominated their way through the Grand Canyon Region, the Cochise College women’s rodeo team will join the men’s team at the College National Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyo., starting on Sunday where, on paper if not in the dirt, the Apaches appear to be the team to beat. The women’s team is ranked tops in the nation by a wide margin points-wise. They boast two of the top three ranked All-Around cowgirls in the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association (NIRA) in No. 2 Janey Reeves and No. 3 Georgia Diez. Diez is also...
  • NJ school rejects 15-year-old patriot’s photography project

    06/10/2016 2:47:02 PM PDT · by russbart · 60 replies
    The Extract ^ | June 10, 2016
    A Ringoes, N.J., high school student took seriously his photography teacher’s recent assignment to compose a self-portrait expressing his own identity. The 15-year-old proud patriot stood on the back of his four-wheeler, gripping an American flag in one hand and his 12-gauge shotgun in the other. Joshua Bruner’s mother, Darcy Meys, said her son’s photograph reflects a “patriot” who loves his country. Hunterdon Central Regional High School administrators were not as impressed.
  • 9-year-old Trump supporter receives surprise from Trump campaign

    06/09/2016 7:51:59 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 39 replies
    KFSN-TV ^ | June 9, 2016 | Sontaya Rose
    FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- A nine-year-old Donald Trump supporter who was told to take off his hat at school last week because it caused too much of a distraction, will not be returning to the school he attended. A day after the student left campus with his cherished "Make America Great Again" cap it was mangled by his dogs while he was swimming. On Thursday Logan Autry had a reason to smile again. A FedEx package filled with surprises showed up for Logan. "To Logan, thanks for your support. Keep up the great work," Logan read. Two signed signature hats...
  • Hamas: "Ramadan is a time for jihad." They don't mean the peaceful kind.

    06/08/2016 8:20:06 PM PDT · by Lera · 10 replies
    Elder of Ziyon ^ | June 08, 2016
    Hamas issued a video for Ramadan, with religious and spiritual imagery and music juxtaposed with terrorism activities like tunnel building and rocket deployment. On the Qassam Brigades website, they wrote that "Ramadan is the month of jihad, fortification and victory over the enemy." The importance of honor and shame comes through from this sentence: "Jihad for the sake of Allah is the pinnacle of Islam, and it allows one to gain honor in this world and the hereafter; it is one of the best tasks and acts of worship, and Muslims are only humiliated when they abandon the jihad." Hamas...
  • 3 teenage boys arrested in attacks against Trump supporters

    06/08/2016 8:06:06 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies
    WXMI-TV ^ | June 8, 2016 | The Associated Press
    SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in Northern California have arrested three teenage boys involved in violent attacks against Donald Trump supporters after a political rally last week in San Jose, California. The San Jose Police Department said Wednesday that one of the juvenile suspects was arrested for felony assault with a deadly weapon after he was recorded on video striking a man with a blunt object. The victim can be seen bleeding from the head....
  • 14-Year-Old Trump Protester Charged With Two Felonies

    06/07/2016 9:52:39 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 40 replies
    The Daily Bail ^ | June 7, 2016
    MARCUS GRIEGO CHARGED AS AN ADULT Punk kid who threw rocks at police during the Albuquerque Trump riots now faces felony charges. And his lawyer is crying to the media for leniency. --- ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The 14-year-old accused of throwing a rock at officers and hitting a sergeant during the riot following Donald Trump’s Albuquerque rally has been charged as an adult with two felony counts of aggravated battery on a peace officer, but his defense attorney says the charge is too much. After the dust settled from the riot following Donald Trump’s Albuquerque speech, the search was...
  • 2 teens arrested on suspicion of vandalism at Donald Trump rally in Costa Mesa

    06/07/2016 9:01:27 PM PDT · by chrisinoc · 8 replies
    COSTA MESA – Two teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of vandalizing police vehicles during protests that turned destructive after a Donald Trump campaign rally in Costa Mesa on April 28, police said Tuesday. Officers are looking for a third male suspect seen jumping on the roof of a patrol car, Sgt. Matt Grimmond said.

    06/07/2016 10:58:35 AM PDT · by Elderberry · 19 replies
    lawprofessors.typepad.com ^ | 6/7/2016 | Immigration Prof
    MALDEF has issued the following press release in connection with the latest developments in the district court in Texas v. United States: in TexasBROWNSVILLE, TX – MALDEF was in United States District court today seeking to stop the federal government’s release of personal information on ten of thousands of young immigrants. In addition, yesterday MALDEF filed papers in the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans seeking to block the order of Judge Andrew Hanen requiring the United States to turn over to him the names, addresses and other personal information of approximately 50,000 immigrant youth who received three–year...
  • Vanity: Input on Tupelo, MS Area

    06/05/2016 6:32:56 AM PDT · by voicereason · 50 replies
    Considering an opportunity which would require moving down to Tupelo, MS. Anyone have any insight into the local politics, political persuasion, etc.; down there? Also, any recommendations on places to stay away, best schools,mets? Thanks in advance.
  • Anti-Trump mural sparks sharp debate in Wilkinsburg

    06/04/2016 5:33:06 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 37 replies
    The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ^ | June 4, 2016 | Finnegan Schick
    A large mural of the Statue of Liberty punching presidential candidate Donald Trump in the face became the focus of a debate this week among Regent Square residents about freedom of assembly. When the presidential primaries began earlier this year, Joe Davis, 45, the owner of Biddle’s Escape cafe in Wilkinsburg, encouraged his neighbors to put campaign signs on his front lawn, which sits opposite his cafe on the corner of Biddle Avenue and Trenton Street. But as the primaries went on, the signs for Republican candidates disappeared, leaving only Democratic candidates Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton. Cafe regulars...
  • AP: Do-Nothing San Jose Police Hammered for Allowing Thug Riot

    06/04/2016 4:28:53 PM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 77 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | 6-4-2016 | Breitbart News
    SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — This Silicon Valley city and its police department are facing mounting complaints of a tepid and tardy law enforcement response to attacks of Donald Trump supporters after a political rally. Videos circulating online show physical clashes occurring in front of San Jose police officers dressed in riot gear and standing stoically in a line outside the convention center where Trump spoke. Critics also complained that assaults occurred on side streets near the venue that lacked police presence. “Potentially more could have been done,” said San Jose Councilman Pierluigi Oliverio, chairman of the council’s public safety...
  • Politics: San Jose Mayor employs 'Mohammed cartoon' defense to blame riots on Trump

    06/03/2016 10:04:54 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 51 replies
    Cain TV ^ | June 3, 2016 | Robert Laurie
    Free speech? What free speech. "You were asking for it." It's the ultimate 'blame the victim' line, and it's been used in an attempt to excuse everything from theft, to Rape, to Murder. If you didn't leave it out, it wouldn't have been taken. If you didn't insult that guy, he wouldn't have punched you. If you didn't dress 'all pretty' the rapist wouldn’t have pounced. Now, Sam Liccardo - the Hillary-supporting mayor of 'sanctuary city' San Jose - is employing that argument in an effort to absolve violent rioters of wrongdoing. From the AP: "Our police officers have done...
  • Orange County Register Shamelessly Becomes PC Word Police with Hammond

    06/02/2016 5:35:18 PM PDT · by Fiji Hill · 3 replies
    OC Political ^ | May 29, 2016 | Walter Myers III
    A few weeks ago when Brian Calle informed readers of the direction of the Orange County Register editorial board, it concerned me that while they would continue to be fiscally conservative, they would take more progressively liberal positions on social issues. Still, I thought their historically libertarian views would be the more powerful driver, so I gave them the benefit of the doubt. I was wrong. The heading in the Sunday, May 29, Opinion section proved this to me with a shocking editorial titled “Gomez for county Board of Education.” Brian Calle and his cohorts turned their backs on OC...
  • Venezuela is running out of everything: Bread, sugar, toilet paper...

    06/01/2016 1:40:39 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 28 replies
    CNN Money ^ | May 31, 2016 | Rafael Romo and Patrick Gillespie
    Venezuela is running out of just about everything. Food, medicine, electricity, toilet paper, condoms -- you name it. And over the weekend at least two large international airlines -- Lufthansa and LATAM -- said they will suspend service to Venezuela in the coming months due to the economic crisis. The widespread scarcities and fleeing businesses reflect a country in crisis. "There's a shortage of everything at some level," says Ricardo Cusanno, vice president of Venezuela's Chamber of Commerce. Cusanno says 85% of companies in Venezuela have halted production to some extent. Venezuela's economy is spiraling into extreme recession. It is...

    05/30/2016 7:23:51 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 48 replies
    The Daily Sheeple ^ | May 18, 2016 | Joshua Krause
    Last year Texas Governor Gregg Abbott signed HB 483, allowing the creation of the Texas Gold Depository. “With the passage of this bill, the Texas Bullion Depository will become the first state-level facility of its kind in the nation, increasing the security and stability of our gold reserves and keeping taxpayer funds from leaving Texas to pay for fees to store gold in facilities outside our state,” he said last June. This gold bank would allow Texas to recover the gold that it has stored in New York vaults, and give Texan citizens and institutions a chance to store their...
  • Serial Killer Similar to Beltway Sniper Hunting in Chicago?

    05/30/2016 2:08:09 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies
    HillBuzz ^ | May 29, 2016 | Kevin DuJan
    Here’s something that people on the ground in Chicago are all freaked out about (but of course the media won’t report on it accurately and the police seem to be pretending that it’s not happening): is there a serial killer shooting at cars on the highway into Chicago similar to DC’s Beltway Sniper from years ago? Whenever these shootings are reported on, the media seems to go out of its way to just claim this is random gang violence. But…if that was true then wouldn’t this have always been happening through the years? I find it hard to believe the...
  • Muslim wearing “I’m Muslim, don’t panic” t-shirt is beaten by other Muslims

    05/29/2016 11:28:32 PM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 36 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | MAY 29, 2016 | Robert Spencer
    They were misunderstanders of his t-shirt, and thought he was insulting Islam. So what else could they do but give him a savage beating? Here is a glimpse of what is in store for many, many more people in the West. ======================================================= Iraqi migrant who bought a T-shirt saying ‘I’m Muslim, don’t panic’ is hospitalised by three Islamic asylum seekers who thought he was insulting their religion,” by Charlie Moore, Mailonline, May 27, 2016: An asylum seeker who jokingly wore a T-shirt saying ‘I’m Muslim, don’t panic’ was so savagely beaten by his fellow refugees that he had to be...
  • Gay Student Told to Change Pro-LGBT Shirt (Texas)

    05/25/2016 4:31:37 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    KCEN-TV | May 24, 2016 | Stephen Adams, MMJ/Producer
    Link only due to copyright issues: http://www.kcentv.com/story/32055993/gay-student-told-to-change-pro-lgbt-shirt
  • Milo Yiannopoulos Event Ruined by #BLM at DePaul University In Chicago

    05/25/2016 1:59:43 PM PDT · by Morgana · 23 replies
    TNN Raw News ^ | May 25, 2016 | Tommy Sotomayor
    Milo Yiannopoulos Event Ruined by #BLM (Belligerent Loud Monkeys) at DePaul University In Chicago (warning language) Video only.
  • Permian Basin rig count turns positive

    05/25/2016 12:53:16 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    The Midland Reporter-Telegram ^ | May 23, 2016 | Trevor Hawes
    It was a positive week for the Permian Basin rig count. The nation’s most-active basin added three rigs for a total of 137. Its most-active county, Midland, added two to the tally for a total of 23 rigs, according to weekly rotary rig count data released Friday by Houston-based oilfield services company Baker Hughes. The Permian saw several counties with renewed activity, including Cochran, Schleicher and Dawson. Lynn was the only county that ceased all activity. For active areas in the Permian, there were 24 rigs in District 7C, up two; 89 in District 8, up one; eight in District...
  • Imagine Bernezuela

    05/23/2016 6:40:42 PM PDT · by Be Careful · 6 replies
    My family left Marxism due to the horrors of human degradation. Bernie needs to go "kick the tires" and actually spend time living in the end game of his world view. It's not the "Eddie Bauer, Whole Foods" version of life, minus the horrid Republicans. I don't want to live in "Bernezuela". Been there, done that. That's what this election is all about. An existential fork in the road.
  • Orange County CA Alert: Defeat a liberal candidate for Superior Court Judge

    05/21/2016 5:32:36 PM PDT · by chrisinoc · 6 replies
    none ^ | 5/21/2016 | self
    Orange County (CA) voters: help defeat Andrew Stein, a liberal candidate for Superior Court Judge. From his FB page: "I am a Democrat, raised in a family of working people and union members. I am a liberal, in that I believe that drug addiction and drug addicts need rehabilitation, as opposed to being warehoused in a cell." What Stein does do not mention (and deletes comments about it) is that he defended a animal abuser in 2011. http://www.ocregister.com/articles/dog-312079-stein-nizato.html If you can, please post comments on his FB page: https://www.facebook.com/AndrewMSteinforsuperiorcourt2016/
  • Anchor: Clinton Presidency ‘Should Freak People Out,’ Will Hurt N Dakota By Targeting Fracking

    05/21/2016 3:24:42 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | May 20, 2016 | Aaron Kliegman
    The host of a local North Dakota news show told viewers Friday that the prospect of a Hillary Clinton presidency “should freak people out” because she will badly damage the state’s economy by going after fracking, which will hurt the oil and gas industry and cost jobs. Chris Berg, the anchor of 6:30 Point of View, a show on CBS affiliate KXJB Valley News Live, discussed North Dakota’s economic struggles as Clinton’s husband, Bill, was in Fargo, North Dakota for a campaign rally. Berg explained that the North Dakota Office of Management and Budget released a revenue report on Friday...
  • New York State Will Let Some Illegal Aliens Teach, Practice Medicine

    05/19/2016 3:41:42 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 14 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | May 19, 2016 | 10:20 AM EDT | Melanie Hunter
    New York will allow some illegal immigrants to teach and practice medicine throughout the state beginning June 1, the Associated Press reported. The state’s licensing board — the Board of Regents — voted Tuesday to accept applications from people with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status. …
  • Beloved Anaheim Police K-9 Bruno Dies

    05/18/2016 8:56:36 AM PDT · by chrisinoc · 17 replies
    NBC Los Angeles ^ | 5/18/2016 | Willian Availa
    An Anaheim police K-9 that was shot in the line of duty more than two years ago has died. Bruno, who was shot by a probationer during a SWAT standoff in March 2014, died just before 6 a.m. Wednesday with his handler by his side, according to a post on the Friends of the Anaheim Police K9 Association's Facebook page. "It's with heavy hearts we announce the passing of K9 Bruno at approximately 0555 hours this morning," the post said.
  • Seattle's homeless Crisis: ULTIMATUM FOR SHARE

    05/17/2016 4:24:42 PM PDT · by mainestategop · 6 replies
    mainestategop ^ | Brian Ball and Maurice Newhope
    The following is an email to the city of Seattle and administration Too whom it may concern: My name is Brian Ball. I am an activist, small businessman and lobbyist from the New England Area. I am head of the New England Alliance for liberty And Free markets which is part of the free state movement. Recently I and several of my associates infiltrated the SHARE/WHEEL organization Last winter and one of my other associates spent last summer in 2015 at several of the indoor shelters and tent cities. We are not happy at all with how SHARE/WHEEL conducts itself...
  • AZ: Unprovoked Javelina Attack; use of Improvised Weapon Saves Woman

    05/17/2016 3:08:38 AM PDT · by marktwain · 53 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 8 May, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    While growing up, I read a constant litany explaining that Javelina's were not dangerous. I read, over and over, that all the old stories of them attacking humans were old wives tales, not documented, never happened. So, I was a bit surprised to come across a news article from the 7th of May, 2016, that had hard evidence of an unprovoked real world attack by a herd of javelinas.  It was life threatening for an adult human with two leashed dogs. From fox10phoenix.com: The victim told authorities that a herd of javelina came out of a nearby wash, crossed...