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    10/05/2015 6:58:07 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 36 replies
    twitter comments via The Right Scoop ^ | 10-5-2015 | twitter comments copied by soopermexican
    El Trumpo was not too pleased with Romney advisor Stuart Stevens over his prediction about when the Donalds campaign going down. So he did what he does started a Twitter war: Political strategist Stuart Stevens,who led Romney down the tubes in what should have been an easy victory,has terrible political instincts! Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 5, 2015
  • Top Romney strategist: Trump will be out by Iowa

    10/05/2015 5:41:02 PM PDT · by VinL · 66 replies
    cnn ^ | 10/5/15 | Theodore Schliefer
    The top strategist to 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney doesn't think 2016 front-runner Donald Trump will even be in the race when the first votes are cast. Stuart Stevens, an unaligned strategist who spearheaded Romney's successful bid for the GOP nomination, said Monday that Trump is likely scared of losing. "I don't think he's going to be on the ballot by February 1," Stevens told CNN's Jake Tapper..."The greatest sin in his value system is to be a loser, and most people who run for president lose. I don't think he'll risk it." Trump enjoys a solid, but shrinking,...
  • Teenager Accused of Murder and Rape Utters Chilling Words in Defense of His Reprehensible Actions

    10/05/2015 2:22:15 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 62 replies
    Independent Journal Review ^ | October 4, 2015 | Lawrence Bonk
    Last year, a Massachusetts teenager named Philip Chism was accused of raping and murdering his teacher, Colleen Ritzer, after being asked to stay after school to study. Chism was just 14-years-old at the time and a freshman in high school. His murdered teacher was an agonizingly young 24. Ritzers body was found in the woods, partially covered by leaves, after being torn open with a box cutter. A letter was placed next to her lifeless form. It read I hate you all. Now, after months of prepping, the trial of Philip Chism is finally getting underway. He is being tried...
  • Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Deal Framed To Destroy Thousands of UAW Jobs

    10/05/2015 5:20:01 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 22 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | 10-5-2015 | sundance
    The TPP Trade Deal is looming closer to becoming a finalized reality. Current negotiations center around Auto Manufacturing, and Japanese negotiators have constructed an outline that would devastate what remains of the U.S. Auto industry. Unfortunately the K-Street lobbyists, funded by Wall Street through the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, have already greased the legislative skids to all but guarantee the elimination of thousands of jobs. Chamber of Commerce President Tom Donohue gave Senators $18 million in bribe money to insure passage. The TPP deal encompasses approximately 40% of total global manufacturing. Trillions of dollars are at stake.
  • Milbank: Trump will lose, or I will eat this column

    10/04/2015 9:42:03 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 70 replies
    The Salt Lake Tribune ^ | October 4, 2015 | Dana Milbank, The Washington Post
    I never expected to write these words, but I miss Mitt Romney. Last Wednesday, the day the front-runner for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination was in New Hampshire alleging that Syrian refugees fleeing for their lives may actually be clandestine terrorists, the 2012 Republican presidential nominee was in Washington, talking sense. "Donald Trump will not be the nominee," Romney told a group of business-school students at Georgetown University. And why won't Trump, who when he isn't besmirching Syrian refugees as terrorists is maligning Mexican immigrants as rapists, get the nod? Because, Romney said, "when all is said and done, the...
  • Sanders draws crowd of over 20,000 in Boston

    10/04/2015 4:05:55 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    MSNBC ^ | October 4, 2015 | Nicole Brown
    Bernie Sanders spoke to a crowd of over 20,000 people in Massachusetts Saturday night. It was the largest rally in the state in recent history, according to the Boston Globe, topping the crowd of 10,000 that came out eight years ago for Barack Obama. The Boston Convention and Exhibition Center was packed to capacity, and a few thousand more people that couldnt get in stayed outside to watch Sanders speech on a screen. Sanders began his speech with his well-known opposition to big money donors, saying he doesnt want money from corporate America. I dont have a Super PAC. I...
  • Bernanke: Wall St execs should have gone to jail for crisis

    10/04/2015 2:44:39 PM PDT · by VinL · 26 replies ^ | 10/4/15 | staff
    Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke says some Wall Street executives should have gone to jail for their roles in the financial crisis that gripped the country in 2008 and triggered the Great Recession. Billions of dollars in fines have been levied against major banks and brokerage firms in the wake of the economic meltdown that was in large part triggered by reckless lending and shady securities dealings that blew up a housing bubble. But in an interview with USA Today published Sunday, Bernanke said he thinks that in addition to the corporations, individuals should have been held more accountable....
  • Democratic Economists vs. Elizabeth Warren

    10/03/2015 2:22:21 PM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 9 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | October 2, 2015 | By James Freeman
    At least some Democrats are resisting Sen. Elizabeth Warrens purge of the liberal intelligentsia. This week Ms. Warren succeeded in forcing the resignation of respected scholar Robert Litan from the Brookings Institution after he revealed that a new Labor Department regulation could cost investors billions. Now five Democratic economists have authored a letter to protest Warrens bullying. Robert Lawrence of Harvards Kennedy School and Bowman Cutter of the Roosevelt Institute are among those writing to express our concern over our colleague Bob Litans treatment at the hands of the Brookings Institution and Senator Elizabeth Warren. Also signing the letter are...
  • Bernie Sanders packs em in during campaign stop

    10/04/2015 7:11:41 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 31 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | October 4, 2015 | Lindsay Kalter
    Bernie Sanders blazed across the Bay State yesterday, drawing record crowds, name-dropping Elizabeth Warren and greeting rapturous crowds on his first campaign tour of Massachusetts. As your senator, Elizabeth Warren, reminds us: This is a rigged economy. Heads, they win. Tails, you lose, the self-avowed socialist told more than 20,000 Boston supporters. Were going to create an economy that works for the middle class and not just the 1 percent. The Democratic hopeful first stopped in Springfield, and then made his way to the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, where he drew deafening cheers with his signature impassioned pledges to...
  • Patrick Kennedy reveals familys struggles with alcohol in new book

    10/03/2015 5:32:49 PM PDT · by raccoonradio · 50 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | 10/3/15 | Christopher Rowland and Matt Viser
    Kennedy, in a book scheduled to be released Monday, provides an intimate picture of a dysfunctional family and some of its well-publicized struggles with alcoholism and mental health issues and what he describes as a blanket of secrecy that papered over their problems...The book, which Kennedy will discuss on CBSs 60 Minutes Sunday night, is bound to rile other members of the famous family. I know how some of them are going to react, Kennedy says in a brief excerpt from the show released by CBS. Theyre angry. He describes a drunken sailing trip in 2000 that turned out...
  • Healey, Goldberg refuse to return Local 25 donations

    10/02/2015 11:29:49 AM PDT · by massmike · 1 replies ^ | 10/02/2015 | Antonio Planas
    Attorney General Maura Healey and state Treasurer Deborah Goldberg are refusing to return donations from Teamsters Local 25, even after five members of the embattled union were slapped with federal extortion indictments this week. The attorney general feels strongly that the actions that are alleged by these individuals shouldnt reflect on the good work of an entire organization, Guarino said. Shes pleased to have the support she does and to work collaboratively with Teamsters 25. U.S. Attorney Carmen M. Ortizs office announced the extortion indictments against the five Teamsters on Wednesday. They are accused of yelling racial and homophobic slurs...
  • US Delegates Refuse to Applaud Netanyahu at UN Kerry and US Ambassador Power Skip Speech (VIDEO)

    10/01/2015 1:45:22 PM PDT · by Dave346 · 31 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Oct 1st, 2015 11:27 am | Jim Hoft
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke to the UN General Assembly today in New York City. At one point the auditorium broke out is applause after Netanyahus comments on Iranian threats. The US delegates refused to applaud. Netanyahu told the General Assembly: Heres a general rule that I learned and you must have learned in your lifetime. When bad behavior is rewarded it only gets worse. The General Assembly audience broke out in applause. The US delegates sat silent. US Delegates Refuse to Applaud Netanyahu at UN Kerry and US Ambassador Power Skip Speech (VIDEO) Jim Hoft Oct 1st,...
  • Nobel Prize Rumors Put Focus On Kerry-Iran Coziness

    10/01/2015 1:06:09 PM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 28 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | October 1,2015 | Adam Kredo
    Secretary of states legacy increasingly linked to Iranian regime fortunes Growing speculation that John Kerry will receive a Nobel Peace Prize for finalizing the Iranian nuclear deal is generating renewed criticism of his close relationship with the Iranian foreign minister, Javad Zarif, a key public face for the theocratic regime who is rumored to be a probable co-recipient with Kerry. Rumors have been circulating for months that Kerry and Zarif will be co-selected for the prize. The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, a leading Swedish think-tank, recommended in July that the two be selected for the Nobel in 2016. Lawmakers...
  • Leaked Audio: Hillary Clinton Calls at Private Fundraiser for Infrastructure Bank...

    09/30/2015 12:12:30 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 34 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | September 30, 2015 | Alana Goodman and Lachlan Markay
    Leaked Audio: Hillary Clinton Calls at Private Fundraiser for Infrastructure Bank to Resemble Clinton Global Initiative Hillary Clinton told donors at a private fundraiser in New York last Thursday that she plans as president to create a national infrastructure bank modeled on the Clinton Global Initiative, according to a recording of her remarks obtained by the Washington Free Beacon. This was the first time that Clinton, who has long supported the formation of a government-controlled bank to invest in national infrastructure projects, cited the Clinton Global Initiativethe flagship arm of her familys controversial foundationas an investment model for her proposed...
  • Elizabeth Warren just gave the speech that Black Lives Matter activists have been waiting for

    09/28/2015 6:02:19 AM PDT · by PROCON · 46 replies
    WAPO ^ | Sep. 27, 2015 | Wesley Lowery
    In a Sunday speech on racial inequality, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) called for broad policing reform including de-escalation training and body cameras for all police officers and likened the current Black Lives Matter movement to the civil rights movement that won black Americans the right to vote in the 1960s. "None of us can ignore what is happening in this country. Not when our black friends, family, neighbors literally fear dying in the streets." Warren said. "This is the reality all of us must confront, as uncomfortable and ugly as that reality may be. It comes to us...
  • Mayors Of Eighteen U.S. Cities Tell Obama They Are Ready To Take More Syrian Refugees

    09/26/2015 6:08:54 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 117 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 09/24/15 | Kerry Picket
    Mayors from eighteen U.S. cities signed a letter to President Obama saying they are willing to take even more refugees than what has been proposed by the administration. We will welcome the Syrian families to make homes and new lives in our cities, wrote the mayors, all of whom are part of the Cities United for Immigration Action coalition. Indeed, we are writing to say that we stand ready to work with your Administration to do much more and to urge you to increase still further the number of Syrian refugees the United States will accept for resettlement. This is...
  • Report: Kerry Blocked Netanyahu-Abbas Meeting

    09/26/2015 11:24:42 PM PDT · by Nachum · 13 replies
    inn ^ | 9/26/15 | Cynthia Blank
    US Secretary of State John Kerry has blocked a meeting between Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas, senior Palestinian and Israeli officials say. During a meeting with four retired Israeli ambassadors in Paris last Monday, Haaretz reported, Abbas said that despite his willingness to meet with Netanyahu, "a third party who is not Israeli" had recently prevented the meeting. Netanyahu has reportedly been sending Abbas messages for weeks about reviving the long-stalled peace process amid escalating Arab violence and Abbas' threat to suspend key clauses of the Oslo Accords during his visit to the United...
  • Kerry sees opportunity to work with (terrorist nation) Iran on Syria

    09/26/2015 6:13:07 PM PDT · by Libloather · 9 replies
    The Hill ^ | 9/26/15 | Meghashyam Mali
    Secretary of State John Kerry said he sees a "major opportunity" to bring Iran into efforts to end the Syrian civil war as he met his Iranian counterpart ahead of the United Nations General Assembly in New York. "I view this week as a major opportunity for any number of countries to play an important role in trying to resolve some of the very difficult issues of the Middle East," Kerry told reporters alongside Iranian Minister Javad Zarif. "We need to achieve peace and a way forward in Syria, in Yemen, in the region itself. And I think there are...
  • Its Time to Rethink Syria

    09/25/2015 6:04:15 AM PDT · by JPX2011 · 20 replies
    Politico ^ | September 25, 2015 | Philip Gordon
    When I started at the White House in March 2013, I was among those who advocated increased assistance, including military assistance, to the Syrian opposition. Secretary of State John Kerry led the diplomatic effort to rally and unify our key partners, who all pledged to support the Syrian Opposition Coalition (SOC) as the legitimate representatives of Syrian people and to channel military support to the Supreme Military Council (SMC), then led by General Salim Idriss. It was not long, however, before it was apparentat least to methat this approach would not work. The SOC was weak and out of touch...
  • America's Stonehenge: New Hampshire rocks history or hoax?

    09/25/2015 9:01:11 AM PDT · by bob_denard · 12 replies ^ | September 20, 2015 | BY RIK STEVENS Associated Press
    SALEM, N.H. Using the astronomical chart on a table in the covered tower, visitors aim their gaze along worn arrows to huge, upright stones hundreds of feet away. Beyond each slab of granite, clearings stretch the eye to the horizon on a dazzling day in late summer New Hampshire. On Wednesday's autumnal equinox, people will flock to the woods near the Massachusetts state line, watch the sun rise or fall over the massive chunks of granite and decide for themselves whether they're standing amid relics of ancient history or pure hooey.
  • Brady rank Belichick or the Pope higher? 'In Bill we trust!'

    09/23/2015 11:16:45 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 16 replies
    Comcast Sports ^ | 09/23/2015 | Phil Perry
    FOXBORO -- We know Patriots quarterback Tom Brady reveres Bill Belichick, and on Wednesday he put his head coach next to God. Kind of. With Pope Francis stateside, Brady was asked about the Holy Father and laughed when posed the question, "You rank Bill or the Pope higher?" "In Bill we trust! You kidding me?" Brady answered.
  • Who Coined 'Obamacare'?

    09/20/2015 6:05:30 PM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 36 replies
    OCT 26, 2011 | ELSPETH REEVE
    House Democrats are blocking their Republican colleagues from using Obamacare in letters mailed on the taxpayer's dime to voters, but who made up the term in the first place? Lots of people are asking this question, getting answers like "Certainly a republican, potentially Glenn Beck" and "I am about 80% sure it was Rush Limbaugh" and "Hillary Clinton's campaign coined Obamacare." Iowa Rep. Steve King claimed President Obama himself made it up. Free Republic posters want to claim credit. Lots of liberals suspect an insidious plot by Fox News. But the answer appears to be: a lobbyist.
  • Kerry: US to Increase Refugee Influx to 100,000 in 2017 (Eh, where is out Congress on this?)

    09/20/2015 11:30:23 AM PDT · by bestintxas · 8 replies
    newsmax ^ | 9/20/15 | g richter
    The Obama administration will increase the number of refugees allowed into the United States annually to 100,000 in 2017, The New York Times reports. The current limit is 70,000, and that would go up to 85,000 in fiscal 2016, then to 100,000 annually in 2017, Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday during meetings in Berlin. Kerry also said he would be looking into ways to expand the number beyond 100,000 in later years while still maintaining the background check process. This step is in keeping with Americas best tradition as a land of second chances and a beacon...
  • Sam Youngman: Conway sweats. A lot.

    09/20/2015 12:56:48 PM PDT · by Republican Wildcat · 6 replies
    Over at the Lexington Herald-Leader, political writer Sam Youngman offers a blistering critique of Jack Conways performance at Tuesday nights debate. Not only did Youngman compare Conway to A 1980s commercial for antiperspirant, but said: Between the Al Gore body language and the 1960 Richard Nixon sweating, Conway looked ill at ease on the stage, and he desperately needs strong debate performances from here on out to break through a political environment that is potentially apocalyptic for Democrats. Conways answer to a question about a sexual harassment case bothered Youngman (among others) The larger problem for Conway came from some...
  • Suspect said he killed Bella Bond because she had 'demons in her' (Conceived in Occupy Boston tent)

    09/19/2015 7:18:08 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 32 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | 9/19/15 | ORyan Johnson, Matt Stout, Brian Dowling and Owen Boss
    Two charged in ‘Baby Doe’ death A 35-year-old Dorchester man allegedly killed the cherubic 2 1⁄2-year-old girl who came to be known as “Baby Doe” because he “supposedly thought the child had demons in her,” a tipster in Billerica told police during a phone call Wednesday, breaking open a heartbreaking murder case that touched millions around the world. Police records obtained by the Herald show the big break in the “Baby Doe” investigation came at 12:27 p.m., when an unidentified tipster told police the little girl’s mother, Rachelle Bond, had admitted to the caller’s brother that her boyfriend, Michael P....

    09/19/2015 9:59:49 AM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 82 replies
    The RIght Scoop ^ | September 19, 2015 | soopermexican
    While the press has been completely obsessed by el Trumpo so that they can damage and dismantle the Republican party, they have tried their best to ignore the growing mutiny in the Democrat party. But it burst into their faces Saturday morning when the Democrat National Committee chair, Debbsters Whats-her-face Schultz was HECKLED by an entire crowd demanding more debates among the leftist presidential candidates
  • Barney Frank: Joe Biden 'doesn't look presidential'

    09/18/2015 6:56:40 PM PDT · by RightGeek · 42 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | 9/18/2015 | Joe Dwinell
    Former Bay State congressman Barney Frank had harsh words for Joe Biden yesterday, saying the vice president isnt suited for the Oval Office and should stay out of the 2016 White House sweepstakes. Theres something about him that doesnt look presidential, Frank told the Herald when asked if the veep should jump in the race. It would be a mistake for him to do that. Franks comments come as a top Biden backer was reportedly overheard this week saying, I am 100 percent that Joe is in. Frank also blasted Vermont U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, saying the self-described socialist doesnt...
  • Trump panic: GOP establishment floats Romney 3rd-party candidacy

    09/18/2015 1:57:10 PM PDT · by cotton1706 · 139 replies ^ | 9/18/15 | Garth Kant
    WASHINGTON The Empire strikes back? First, the Republican Party made Donald Trump sign an oath of loyalty by pledging to support its eventual presidential nominee and not run as a third-party candidate. Now, the establishment GOP may be planning to do the very thing it made Trump promise not to do: bolt from the Republican party and run a third-party campaign. Mark McKinnon, former President George W. Bushs chief media strategist, suggested a scenario to NPR the GOP elite might follow if it looks like Trump will win the partys presidential nomination. The Republican establishment completely freaks out. They...
  • Report: 'Baby Doe' identified after millions share her story

    09/18/2015 7:54:55 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 13 replies ^ | 09/18/2015 | Kathy Curran
    The identity of "Baby Doe," the viral mystery 4-year-old whose body was discovered on a Massachusetts beach, may soon be revealed. Sources told ABC affiliate WCVB in Boston and the Associated Press that she has been identified. Sources tell #5Investigates police have spoken with the mother and boyfriend of Baby Doe. #wcvb Kathy Curran (@KathyReports) September 18, 2015 Her identity is expected to be released after a positive ID by the State Medical Examiner, WCVB reports. Dave Procopio of the State Police told ABC News that the investigation is ongoing and they have nothing to add beyond that...
  • Man fatally shot in Mission Hill supermarket parking lot

    09/17/2015 5:55:03 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 5 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | September 17, 2015 | Bob McGovern
    Police are hunting for a gunman, they believe targeted and killed a man in his 20s during a brazen, midday shooting yesterday in a Stop & Shop parking lot in Mission Hill. I think the person was targeted, Boston police Commissioner William B. Evans said. Its troubling. Unfortunately, there are way too many shootings, but when it happens in broad daylight with young kids here and the elderly and people going about their everyday business, its more brazen. Clearly, I think we know that this is someone who was targeted. I dont think anyone has anything to worry about in...
  • Brady says he hopes Trump can win presidency

    09/16/2015 10:46:52 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 11 replies
    Mining Journal ^ | September 17, 2015
    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady said Wednesday that he hopes Donald Trump can win the presidency, hours before Trump was set to participate in the second Republican debate. The Super Bowl MVP, whose four-game suspension for using deflated footballs was recently overturned by a judge, grinned broadly as he talked about his golf partner. "I hope so," he said. "It would be great. There would be a putting green on the White House lawn, I'm sure of that." Brady's locker sported a "Make America Great Again" red hat sent to him by Trump. "It was...
  • Tom Brady says he's supporting Trump for president

    09/16/2015 2:25:05 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 32 replies ^ | 9/16/15 | AP
    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady threw his support behind presidential candidate Donald Trump Wednesday, hours before the second Republican debate. The Super Bowl MVP, whose four-game suspension for using deflated footballs was recently overturned by a judge, says he thinks his golf partner can win. "I hope so," he said. "It would be great. There would be a putting green on the White House lawn, I can tell you that."
  • TEACHABLE MOMENT: Boston Bombers Were Refugees Seeking Safety from Conflict in their Home Country

    09/16/2015 9:08:11 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 25 replies
    patriotactionnetwork ^ | September 11, 2015
    Barack Obama, in his constant effort to bring about more danger to the Americans he charged to help protect, has announced he will accept at least 10,000 new refugees beginning next month. If Europe provides a good example of what we can expect, these refugees will primarily be Muslim men. This on the same day the Homeland Security Chair says we have no possible way to vet those coming from Syria. NYT has more. President Obama, under increasing pressure to demonstrate that the United States is joining European nations in the effort to resettle Syrian refugees, has told his administration...
  • David Ortiz Further Cements Hall Of Fame Career With 500th Home Run

    09/12/2015 6:23:47 PM PDT · by big'ol_freeper · 41 replies ^ | 12 Sep 15 | Nicholas Goss
    David Ortiz has provided Boston Red Sox fans with countless memories. He helped end the 86-year World Series drought in 2004, played a key role in raising another championship banner in 2007 and won MVP of the 2013 World Series in one of the most historic performances in postseason history. In addition to that playoff success, Big Papi has created many more special moments with walk-off hits, towering home runs and an engaging personality. Ortiz reached another milestone in his Hall of Fame-worthy career Saturday by hitting his 500th career home run in a win against the Tampa Bay Rays....
  • Boston Mayor, Police Sending Letter To All Licensed Gun Owners

    09/12/2015 1:57:28 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 56 replies
    BOSTON (CBS) If you legally own a firearm in Boston, expect to be hearing from the mayor and police commissioner soon. Boston Mayor Marty Walsh and Police Commissioner William Evans announced Wednesday that theyre taking new measures to try and reduce gun violence.
  • Report: Patriots' broadcast bleeds into Steelers' coaching headsets during opener

    09/10/2015 7:04:27 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 74 replies
    ...Pittsburgh Steelers coaches were getting the Patriots' broadcast over their headsets during Thursday night's game. The Patriots' coach-to-coach headsets were shut off intermittently, the NFL told Tafoya. NFL head of security Jeff Miller was shown on camera while Al Michaels and Cris Collinsworth were discussing the mishap. Blake Jones, NFL director of football operations, went down to the field to help out with the headsets. The league described the reception problem as "intermittent" and it was believed to be resolved early in the second quarter. Because it was not a complete system failure, New England's coaches were not required to...
  • Planned Parenthood Founder Said She'd Leave Country If JFK Elected--Because He Was Catholic

    09/09/2015 11:23:22 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 16 replies
    CNS News ^ | 9/8/15 | Michael W. Chapman
    ( – Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger opposed the Catholic Church for decades because of its moral teachings and its theology in general, to the point that in 1960, when John F. Kennedy, a Catholic, ran for president, Sanger said if he were elected, she would “find another place to live.”Sanger (1879-1966), in her many writings and speeches, frequently attacked the Catholic Church, describing it as among the “arch-enemies to hinder the progress of enlightenment” and determined to destroy America’s “liberties” and establish its own “rules & dominion.”  In early July 1960, when then-Senator John F. Kennedy (D-Mass.) was about...
  • Tom Brady Calls Donald Trump 'Amazing,' Owns a Trump Hat

    09/09/2015 12:44:03 AM PDT · by Helicondelta · 19 replies
    Yahoo Sports ^ | SEPTEMBER 9, 2015
    Amid all the revelations about the Patriots' systematized signal-stealing and the NFL's backroom deals, you might have missed the day's most important story: Tom Brady is a Donald Trump fan! All right, "fan" might be a little strong. And "most important story" is definitely overselling it. But still, speaking on Boston radio station WEEI Tuesday morning, Brady confirmed that indeed, he's a friend of Trump's, saying that Trump has done "amazing things." Brady stopped short of saying he would vote for Trump, but still: TRUMP/BRADY 2016. We can hope, can't we?
  • Obama rips GOP candidates as anti-union

    09/08/2015 1:57:25 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 34 replies
    NBC15 ^ | September 8, 2015
    Boston (CNN) --- President Barack Obama lambasted Republican presidential candidates Monday, charging the GOP is treating American workers like a hostile force while looking out only for the rich. Obama delivered a Labor Day speech in Boston, where he traveled to unveil a new executive order he signed forcing companies who contract with the federal government to provide paid sick leave to their employees. Obama, saying he was relieved to not be on the ballot next November, hit at Republicans who he claimed were espousing policies that would erode the middle class. "We're starting to hear a lot about middle-class...

    09/07/2015 12:45:22 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 93 replies
    Breitbart ^ | September 7, 2015 | by PAM KEY
    167 Monday at an AFL-CIO Labor Day event in Pittsburgh, Vice President Joe Biden ranted about the economy as it pertains to the American labor force. Biden said, We cant let the changes that have taken place and crept in for the last twenty years but they have been devastating for workers. I hope everybody in America has a chance to become millionaire and we need billionaires. But let me tell you something, man, The tax codes not fair. Its simply not fair. The wealthy arent paying their fair share. It used to be one America everybody was in on...
  • We Were The Enemy We Were Waiting For

    09/08/2015 5:47:33 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 4 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 9-8-2015 | MOTUS
    Hes mad as hell, and hes not gonna take it anymore: Sounding very much like a candidate for president, today Vice President Joe Biden spoke at an AFL-CIO Labor Day event in Pittsburgh, Pa. "I'm mad, I'm angry," Biden thundered, attacking the U.S. economy as "devastating for workers." - Doug Ross: Joe Biden Blasts the Obama-Biden Economy Ripping on everything from the tax code (Let me tell you something, man, the tax code's not fair. The wealthy aren't paying their fair share.) to the destruction of the middle class (Biden said Tuesday that the middle class has been buried for...
  • President Obama: If Tom Brady Needs A Union, We All Do

    09/07/2015 3:42:45 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 16 replies ^ | September 7,2015 | Daniel J. Flynn
    President Barack Obama namedropped Tom Brady at a Labor Day event in Boston to stress the importance of unions. But the president did so after crossing the picket lines of non-striking workers of two important public-employee unions protesting his event at the Park Plaza Hotel near Boston Common.
  • Fed up cops turn their backs on Obamas Labor Day visit

    09/08/2015 5:53:04 AM PDT · by HomerBohn · 21 replies
    BIZ ^ | 9/7/2015 | Carmine Sabia
    President Obama gave a Labor Day speech in Boston about the importance of unions on Monday, but one of the areas top police unions didnt want to hear any of it. The New England Police Benevolent Association boycotted the event to protest Obamas lack of support for law enforcement in an era of anti-cop violence. The Obama White House has overseen a horror show of lawlessness, the union charged, with cops as the intended victims. The associations president Jerry Flynn gave a statement to the Boston Herald about its reasoning for the boycott. Our members are enraged at his lack...
  • Two women shot outside Fenway Park; gangs eyed (Boston)

    09/06/2015 10:28:20 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 6 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | September 7, 2015 | Laurel J. Sweet
    Bullets spraying from a suspected gang-related beef outside Fenway Park early yesterday morning wounded two women at a popular meet-up corner, broke glass at the entrance to the Red Sox ticket office and punched a baseball-size hole in a window at Boston Beer Works. The bullet went in there. We have no idea where the bullet went, Boston Beer Works general manager Dan Quintino told the Herald as he carefully peeled back the duct tape temporarily patching the damage just above his head. Shattered glass littered the floor at the base of a large beer vat overlooking Brookline Avenue.
  • Kasich: Syrian war could be over if we funded Al Qaeda

    09/07/2015 5:29:29 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 33 replies ^ | 9/7/15 | Ed Straker
    In Revenge of the Sith, the emperor replaces Count Dooku, his elderly apprentice played by Christopher Lee, with a younger, more vigorous apprentice with puppydog eyes named Anakin Skywalker. It looks like GOP insiders and the Chamber of Commerce crowd have done much the same thing. Bush was supposed to be their anointed candidate but is faltering, and their backup candidate, Chris Christie, seems stuck in the polls. So they have chosen a new and more powerful apprentice for Bush, in the form of John Kasich. Kasich is starting to gain traction in New Hampshire, which is filled with refugees...
  • Jeb struggles to recreate 'inevitability' of Romney run

    09/06/2015 8:56:11 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 52 replies
    The Hill ^ | 9/6/15 | Scott Wong
    Jeb Bush is still the GOP establishment favorite, with loads of campaign cash and a top-notch political organization. But he certainly doesnt have the same air of inevitability that Mitt Romney had in 2012. Even some of Bushs biggest fans in the Beltway are privately wondering whether the former Florida governor has what it takes to out-muscle current frontrunner Donald Trump and emerge next summer with the GOP presidential nomination in hand. Bush is still grappling with the legacies of his brother and father, two former presidents, in a year where voters are rallying behind outsiders. The 17-candidate GOP field...
  • Kerry predicts '90 percent' will support Iran deal (Lurch is delusional)

    09/04/2015 9:17:27 AM PDT · by BerniesFriend · 52 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/04/2015 | Mark Hensch
    Secretary of State John Kerry predicted on Thursday that nine in 10 Americans would back President Obamas nuclear deal with Iran once it has been in place for a year or more. The fact is, a lot of polls show that the country actually supports it, and thats a fairly even divide, Kerry said of enthusiasm for the agreement now, according to The Huffington Post. I think thats pretty good, considering the amount of money thats spent with myths being promulgated. If Iran destroys its Arak plutonium reactor core, filing it with cement, and it exists no longer, and Arak...
  • New Labor Day Polls Show Trump Leading in GOP Favorability & Defeating Every Democrat Challenger

    09/05/2015 2:04:00 PM PDT · by Sontagged · 47 replies
    Two Labor Day Polls Portend Splodey Heads For The Anti-Trump Advocates. Earlier today Gallup released a poll showing that Trump is the most heavily favored candidate (63% Approval Rating) amid Republicans. A devastating defeat for the establishment GOP (GOPe) who are seeking to push their preferred candidate Jeb Bush. Such substantive favorable opinion of candidate Trump puts the RNC/GOPe in a difficult position as they plot to begin their collective assault against the unpalatable frontrunner. But tonight the news for the Vichy Republican crowd is infinite degrees worse. As they plot the best course of Trumps annihilation national polls...
  • 17th Century Scottish Soldiers Identified from Mass Graves [Battle of Dunbar]

    09/04/2015 11:37:14 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 24 replies
    Popular Archaeology ^ | Wednesday, September 2, 2015 | Durham University/Scottish Soldiers Project
    In November 2013, during construction of a new café for the University's Palace Green Library, on the City's UNESCO World Heritage Site, human remains were uncovered by Durham University archaeologists who were present throughout the building work. The jumbled skeletons of at least 17 and up to 28 individuals were subsequently excavated from two burial pits (a 29th individual was not exhumed). Since then the researchers have been carrying out a wide range of tests to establish their identities. Experts initially considered that most of the evidence was consistent with the bodies being those of the Scottish soldiers but could...

    05/03/2002 9:27:38 PM PDT · by TLBSHOW · 52 replies · 1,104+ views
    freerepublic ^ | 5/2/2001 | Flaming Vanity
    Ann Coulter's heckler (here, here, here, and here) may have been a kook, but he was right about one thing: many whites came to this country as slaves. With copious help from sources, I will recount a famous episode of Scots enslavement by the British. On September 3, 1650, the British, under Oliver Cromwell, defeated the Scots, under David Leslie, at the Battle of Dunbar. (See 1892 Gardiner's Atlas - Battle of Dunbar September 3rd 1650 for a nice picture of the British and Scots positions.) The British took some 10,000 Scots prisoners, several of whom were, on September 6,...