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  • Drudge: “I had a Supreme Court Justice say to me it’s over for me."

    10/06/2015 11:36:40 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 86 replies
    google search ^ | October 6, 2015
    Circulating on the web tonight: During an appearance on the Alex Jones Show, Drudge asserted that copyright laws which prevent websites from even linking to news stories were being advanced. “I had a Supreme Court Justice tell me it’s over for me,” said Drudge. “They’ve got the votes now to enforce copyright law, you’re out of there. They’re going to make it so you can’t even use headlines.” “To have a Supreme Court Justice say to me it’s over, they’ve got the votes, which means time is limited,” he added, noting that a day was coming when simply operating an...
  • Gun Shop-Owning Roseburg Grandma Gives Completely Unfiltered Answers When Asked About Gun Control

    10/06/2015 8:17:50 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 18 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Oct. 6, 2015 | Jason Howerton
    Gun Shop-Owning Roseburg Grandma Gives Completely Unfiltered Answers When Asked About Gun Control — Including Her Nickname for Obama Oct. 6, 2015 9:19am Jason Howerton An 86-year-old gun shop owner in Roseburg, Oregon, recently gave an unfiltered interview to NBC News, criticizing President Barack Obama’s “strange” gun control ideas and revealing her unflattering nickname for the commander in chief.
  • Wall Street Journal: Gun Control Fictions

    10/05/2015 8:17:14 PM PDT · by richardb72 · 6 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | October 5, 2015 | Mary Kissel
    Crime Prevention Research Center President John Lott on the recent Roseburg, Oregon massacre and why gun control won't work.
  • Gunman shot woman in her wheelchair after demanding that she climb back into it off the ground

    10/05/2015 6:01:24 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 66 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 4 October 2015 | Kelly Mclaughlin and Mia De Graaf and Martin Gould
    College gunman shot a woman in her wheelchair after demanding that she climb back into it off the ground A survivor of the attack said Chris Harper-Mercer shot a woman in a wheelchair who was accompanied by a service dog The survivor, how did want to be identified, was shot in the hand The 26-year-old killer reportedly ordered his Christian classmates to crawl into the middle of the room to be shot dead By Kelly Mclaughlin and Mia De Graaf For and Martin Gould In Roseburg, Oregon For Published: 18:48 EST, 4 October 2015 | Updated: 07:14 EST,...
  • SHOCK: LA Times Labels Black Oregon Shooter as White Supremacist!!!

    10/05/2015 5:47:59 AM PDT · by grundle · 16 replies ^ | October 3, 2015 | Brandon Darby
    The Los Angeles Times has labeled the Oregon shooter as having “white supremacist leanings” even though the shooter was black. The shooter identified as “mixed race” and reportedly had a black mother. Quoting an alleged anonymous source in law enforcement, the paper wrote, “A federal law enforcement source familiar with the investigation said, though, that authorities had obtained some of Harper-Mercer’s writings, as well as a note he left behind, suggesting that he supported white-supremacist causes and opposed organized religion. He also liked to discuss military history, the official said.” Regarding the race of the shooter and his motivations, the...

    10/04/2015 2:16:01 PM PDT · by richardb72 · 3 replies
    Crime Prevention Research Center ^ | October 2, 2015 | Crime Prevention Research Center
    John Lott talked to Mark Levin about the Oregon Community College shooting on Friday, October 2, 2015 from 6:35 to 6:53 PM. Levin: “I thought that I would bring the nation’s pre-eminent expert on the program to discuss this yet again. . . . John Lott you are a national treasure. I appreciate you coming on the program.”

    10/04/2015 2:14:06 PM PDT · by richardb72 · 2 replies
    Crime Prevention Research Center ^ | October 2, 2015 | Crime Prevention Research Center
    John Lott talked to CNN Newsroom with Carol Costello about the new debate over gun control erupting after the Oregon shooting. Video available here.
  • Former CIA officer charged in alleged leaks

    01/23/2012 6:42:19 PM PST · by oldernittany · 11 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 1/23/2012 | Greg Miller
    Kiriakou, 47, was a source for stories by The New York Times and other news organizations in 2008 and 2009 about some of the agency’s most sensitive operations after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. ......... that the information Kiriakou supplied to journalists ... enabling defense attorneys there to obtain photographs of CIA operatives suspected of being involved in harsh interrogations. Some of the pictures were subsequently discovered in the cells of high-value detainees.
  • Former CIA officer charged in alleged leaks (After CIA worked as a senior Democrat Senate aide)

    01/23/2012 12:58:10 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 12 replies · 1+ views
    Washington Post World ^ | 1/23/2012 | Greg Miller
    The Justice Department on Monday charged a former CIA officer with repeatedly leaking classified information, including the identities of agency operatives involved in the capture and interrogation of alleged terrorists. The case against John Kiriakou, who served as a senior Senate aide after ending his CIA career, extends the Obama administration’s unprecedented crackdown on disclosures of national security secrets to journalist. Kiriakou, who was among the first to go public with details about the CIA’s use of water-boarding and other harsh interrogation measures, was charged with disclosing classified information to reporters and lying to the agency about the origin of...
  • Ahmed the Clock Maker and the Art of the Psychodrama

    09/28/2015 8:30:51 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 09/28/2015 | Victor Davis Hanson
    During Pope Francis’s parade in Washington, 5-year-old Sophie Cruz suddenly dashed up to the popemobile and handed His Holiness a note about the wretched plight of her illegal-alien parents from Los Angeles, who are apparently terrified of all the recent talk about deportations. The media loved the spontaneity and courage of 5-year-old Sophie.But that was not quite the whole story. The entire event reportedly had been scripted for about a year by a group called “Full Rights for Immigrants Coalition,” which, in actuality, is not about immigration per se, but rather full rights for illegal immigrants. According to spokesman...
  • Politico sat on allegations Lois Lerner had prior history of targeting conservatives

    03/12/2015 11:16:29 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 9 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 3-12-15 | T. Becket Adams
    Politico scored a journalistic coup with its exclusive 2014 profile on Lois Lerner, the former IRS official at the center of the agency's targeting of conservative groups. But a former Illinois lawmaker who said Politico contacted him repeatedly that year with questions regarding claims he was targeted by Lerner in the mid-1990s has been left wondering why the news group chose to ignore his documented dealings with the former federal official. "I was shocked," Al Salvi told the Washington Examiner's media desk, describing what he characterizes as several "lengthy" interviews with Politico reporter Rachael Bade. Lerner went after his 1996...
  • Islamist Group CAIR Calls on Ben Carson to Withdraw from Presidential Race

    09/20/2015 6:01:28 PM PDT · by blueyon · 63 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 9/20/15 | Kristinn Taylor
    The Council on American-Islamic Relations, an unindicted co-conspirator in the 2004 Holy Land Foundation terror-funding case, announced on Sunday the group will be calling on Dr. Ben Carson to drop out of the race for the Republican Party presidential nomination over Carson’s statement he would not support having a Muslim as U.S. president. Carson made his statement in an interview on NBC’s Meet the Press on Sunday morning, explaining he does not believe the values of Islam are consistent with the Constitution of the United States. CAIR made the announcement in a press release (excerpted below) sent out Sunday afternoon...
  • Reuters Photoshops Knives and Blood out of Pictures on Gaza Flotilla

    06/07/2010 4:17:36 PM PDT · by · 24+ views
    Eyeblast TV ^ | 6/7/2010 | Joe Schoffstall
    Cadmium. Sounds like a super cool name for a new car, doesn't it? Wow, here the voiceover on the commercial: "Be the first on your block to drive the new Cadmium." Actually, you likely would not want to because of what that name means. According to, Cadmium can be very toxic, and is dangerous if it is swallowed or inhaled. It is used in a large number of industrial applications. In the United States, over 10 million pounds of cadmium are used industrially every year. While spontaneous recovery from mild cadmium exposure is common, doses as low as 10...
  • The Clock is Ticking on 'Islamophobia'

    09/18/2015 5:09:51 AM PDT · by SJackson · 52 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | September 18, 2015 | Robert Spencer
    The Clock is Ticking on 'Islamophobia' “If you see something, say something” – unless the suspicious person is a Muslim. September 18, 2015 Robert Spencer    Of all the people arrested over the past week, only Ahmed Mohamed of Irving, Texas was invited to the White House as a result. This is because Mohamed is fourteen years old, and a Muslim, and was arrested because of rampant “Islamophobia” in the U.S. – or at least so goes the media narrative that Barack Obama has eagerly abetted by issuing his invitation.  The facts of the case are not in dispute;...
  • Leslie Moonves and CBS Staff Heard Dismissing Robert Redford's Dan Rather Movie as "Half-Truth"

    09/16/2015 9:13:32 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 37 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | September 16, 2015 | by Matthew Belloni
    Before its acclaimed premiere at TIFF, 'Truth' — about the scandal that ended the anchor's CBS News career — was screened for a special viewer: CBS president and CEO Moonves, who was not impressed. Truth, director James Vanderbilt's drama about the "Memogate" scandal that ended Dan Rather's CBS News career, was touted as a world premiere at Toronto. Rather himself turned up at the event to praise the film's accuracy and its (very sympathetic) portrayal of him. CBS mostly comes across as the villain in Truth, with news chief Andy Heyward appearing to fire Rather (Robert Redford) and 60 Minutes...
  • 10th Video Catches Planned Parenthood: We Sell “Fresh” Aborted Baby Eyes, Hearts and “Gonads

    09/15/2015 7:53:23 AM PDT · by blueyon · 76 replies ^ | 9/15/15 | Steven Ertelt
    323 The organization that has released nine videos exposing the scandal of Planned Parenthood selling aborted babies and their body parts has released a new undercover video today with another shocking discovery. This latest video catches the nation’s biggest abortion business selling specific body parts — including the heart, eyes and “gonads” of unborn babies.The video also shows the shocking ways in which Planned Parenthood officials admit that they are breaking federal law by selling aborted baby body parts for profit. The 10th video by The Center for Medical Progress features several top-level Planned Parenthood executives discussing the organization’s secretive...

    09/13/2015 10:16:32 AM PDT · by richardb72 · 2 replies
    Crime Prevention Research Center ^ | September 13, 2015 | John R Lott Jr
    The paper can be downloaded here ( The more downloads of this paper, the higher the paper’s ranking and the more difficult it will be for critics to ignore it. Not All Right-to-Carry Laws Are the Same, Yet Much of the Literature Keeps Ignoring the Differences John R. Lott Jr. Crime Prevention Research Center September 5, 2014 Econ Journal Watch, Vol 12(3), September 2015 Abstract: Unfortunately, many who have examined the impact of so-called "shall-issue" or "right-to-carry" laws assume that the adoption of such laws causes a large, immediate increase in the number of permits. But that is often not...
  • CNN's Cuomo tried to tell Trump how to act presidential; develops "media-face" when slammed

    09/11/2015 5:04:49 PM PDT · by WayneDupreeShow · 16 replies ^ | 9/11/2015 | Wayne Dupree
    On Thursday, GOP frontrunner Donald Trump called in to liberal nitwit Chris Cuomo’s CNN television show and things got messy VERY quickly. CNN's TV Host Chris Cuomo began by lecturing Trump about comments he had made about fellow GOP candidates like Carly Fiorina and Ben Carson. “I’m not saying be Mr. PC. I’m not saying be Captain Gentility and let everybody beat you up,” Cuomo said. “But the idea of returning a blow every time you receive one, you know that doesn’t work in any high level situation.” Trump, however, wasn’t about to let Cuomo get away with attacking him and when...
  • Is USA Today correct? Is it really true that "Renewed Calls for Gun Control Spur Sales?"

    09/07/2015 6:07:09 PM PDT · by richardb72 · 31 replies
    Crime Prevention Research Centerv ^ | September 7, 2015 | John R Lott Jr
    USA Today repeats what is a popular claim, that gun sales are driven by pushes for gun control. Even when a spike in sales occurs after a shooting, there are two possibilities: 1) that they are worried about more gun control or 2) that people are more convinced that they have to defend themselves. After all, surveys are showing that people are more likely to believe that owning a gun makes them safer (here and here). As we will show, a careful analysis of NICS background checks shows that it is very unlikely that there was an unusual change in...
  • Americans are learning that more guns mean less crime

    09/07/2015 9:20:32 AM PDT · by richardb72 · 13 replies
    Memphis Commercial Appeal ^ | September 6, 2015 | John R Lott Jr
    Americans are increasingly convinced that owning a gun makes them safer. A new Rasmussen poll found that an overwhelming majority of Americans (68 percent) “feel safer in a neighborhood where guns are allowed.” And a series of polls by Gallup, the Pew Research Center, and ABC News and the Washington Post show similar results. But it isn’t just what people say. They are clearly putting more stock in self-defense. Since 2007, the number of concealed-handgun permits has soared, from 4.6 million to 12.8 million. A new study by the Crime Prevention Research Center finds that a record 1.7 million permits...
  • AP Tech Writer Gives Colluding Companies an Unearned Free Pass

    09/06/2015 2:05:10 PM PDT · by ConservingFreedom · 4 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | September 5, 2015 | Tom Blumer
    Here's a little parlor exercise readers can conduct with their friends who think that high-tech CEOs are the innovative saints of the universe. The game would be to take the first three paragraphs of Michael Liedtke's Associated Press report on the collusion settlement to which that industry's major players just acquiesced, and revise it to reflect a different industry far less favored by the press. Then accurately point out the following: "There is no way this industry would gotten as much sympathy from the press as the AP gave these high-tech titans." After the jump, readers will see how I...
  • Hillary Clinton Urges Cooperation on Inquiry Into Her Emails, as She Finds Joy Elsewhere

    09/06/2015 12:48:38 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 30 replies
    NY Times ^ | September 5, 2015 | Jonathan Martin
    Hillary Rodham Clinton said Saturday that everyone involved in the investigation into her email practices as secretary of state should cooperate and insisted that she was running her campaign with joy even as questions persist around why she conducted government business on a private server. [Snip] If Mrs. Clinton sounded terse and, on questions regarding her server, euphemistic, she claimed the monthslong controversy that has sent her popularity to career lows was not bothering her. “When you run for any office it’s a very challenging experience, some days are better than other days,” she said. “But from my perspective, I...
  • Obama’s Iran Deal Is Still Far from Settled

    09/05/2015 7:55:36 AM PDT · by blueyon · 28 replies ^ | 9/05/15 | Andrew C. McCarthy
    The review process under the Corker law never began — by the law’s own terms. To undermine President Obama’s atrocious Iran deal despite the Republican-controlled Congress’s irresponsible Corker legislation, it will be necessary to follow, of all things, the Corker legislation. On Wednesday, Barbara Mikulski became the 34th Senate Democrat to announce support for the deal, which lends aid and comfort to a regime that continues to call for “Death to America.” Under the Corker Roadmap to Catastrophe, Mikulski’s assent ostensibly puts President Obama over the top. After all, the legislation sponsored by Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman Bob Corker...
  • 11 Year Old Thwarts Home Invasion With A Gun, Cops Criticize Mother

    09/04/2015 1:17:56 PM PDT · by richardb72 · 57 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | September 4, 2015 | John R Lott Jr
    An 11-year-old boy shoots an almost 17-year-old who had broken into his home, saving his 4-year-old sister and scaring away another burglar. The burglars repeatedly tried to break into the home, finally succeeding on their third attempt. The mother apparently purchased the handgun because of several previous attempted break-ins of her home. One can only imagine the relief that the mother had that her children were safe. Yet, the reaction from police and authorities was to question why the gun was so easily accessible. Police Sargent Brian Schellman told KTVI in St. Louis: “Just seems at this point that any...
  • Predictable Political Maneuverings: Two Weeks Ago We Dispatched A Warning About Hugh Hewitt

    09/04/2015 12:53:55 PM PDT · by Sontagged · 134 replies
    The Last Refuge - Conservative Treehouse ^ | September 3, 2015 | Sundance
    ...Thus two weeks ago we dispatched a warning about Hugh Hewitt specifically:Politics as an industry – Salem Communications [radio talk show (Hewitt), Red State (Erickson), now also Twitchy (Malkin), Hot Air (McCain), NRO, Townhall, Human Events, Bearing Arms etc.] has the same general ideological world view as Jeb Bush, George Will, Rupert Murdoch, Wall Street Journal, etc. UPDATE: As if on cue – Salem Communications, Via Hot Air, publishes a “compare and contrast” article pushing the GOPe Carly Fiorina – as savior angle. LINK HERE Salem Communications owns both Hot Air and Hugh Hewitt. See how they roll? Shorter: “the...
  • PBS News Anchor Gwen Ifill Mocks Israeli PM Netanyahu After Democrats Support Obama Iran Nuke Deal

    09/02/2015 10:23:47 AM PDT · by Nachum · 62 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 9/2/15 | Jim Hoft
    Gwen Ifill, a star news anchor on the taxpayer funded Public Broadcasting System’s Washington Week and PBS Newshour, took to Twitter on Wednesday to mock Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. PBS News Anchor Gwen Ifill Mocks Israeli PM Netanyahu After Democrats Support Obama Iran Nuke Deal Kristinn Taylor Sep 2nd, 2015 12:10 pm 2 Comments Gwen Ifill, a star news anchor on the taxpayer funded Public Broadcasting System’s Washington Week and PBS Newshour, took to Twitter on Wednesday to mock Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Ifill retweeted an Obama administration propaganda tweet from the administration’s @TheIranDeal Twitter account that itself...
  • [Vanity] How Come?

    09/01/2015 9:12:52 AM PDT · by TBP · 17 replies
    Meeeee!!!! | NOW | Me
    How come: 1. A white racist kills 9 blacks in a church and everyone screams to ban the Confederate flag, but a gay black man kills two white reporters and nobody wants to ban the rainbow flag or the African liberation flag? 2. Hillary Clinton compares Republicans to ISIS and nobody bats an eye, but Curt Schilling compares ISIS to the Nazis and everyone has a conniption (and Schilling gets suspended)? 3. A few hundred Black Lives Matter people march in Minnesota and they get plenty of media coverage, but over 20,000 march in Birmingham in Restoring Unity, retracing the...
  • New Video: Planned Parenthood Doc Caught Admitting She Can Hide Profit From Selling Aborted Babies

    08/31/2015 2:07:57 PM PDT · by Morgana · 20 replies
    life news ^ | Steven Ertelt Aug 31, 2015
    The Center for Medical Progress released a supplemental video today that sheds more light on the profit Planned Parenthood makes associated with the ale of aborted babies and their body parts. Earlier this month, the pro-life organization released a video catching a Planned Parenthood official discussing how the abortion business sells “fully intact” aborted babies. The video provides evidence showing the Planned Parenthood abortion business may be selling the “fully intact” bodies of unborn babies purposefully born alive and left to die. Today’s 28-minute supplemental video provides additional proof of that and also shows how Planned Parenthood is making and...
  • DNC Passes Resolution to Support #BlackLivesMatter Protesters and Bash Police

    08/31/2015 7:43:45 AM PDT · by blueyon · 30 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 8/31/15 | Jim Hoft
    ** 23 police officers have been gunned down this year, so far, in the line of duty. The panderers at the Democratic National Committee passed a resolution on Friday supporting the Black Lives Matter mob movement. The resolution also condemns police in America for shooting unarmed black men. MSNBC reported:The Democratic National Committee passed a resolution Friday afternoon supporting the Black Lives Matter movement at the party’s summer meeting. The national party also affirmed a resolution supporting same-sex marriage in every state and another honoring the son of Vice President Joe Biden, Beau Biden, who passed away in May. Activists...
  • The First Rule of News Coverage

    08/30/2015 5:50:51 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    PJ Media ^ | August 30, 2015 | Andrew KLavan
    Two straight white people were in fact been killed last week by a mentally ill black gay Obama supporter who saw micro-aggressions everywhere and played the race card whenever he could. Here is the first rule of “mainstream” news coverage in America: Whenever the prejudices and illusions of left-wingers are confirmed by an individual incident, the incident is treated as representative; when those prejudices and illusions are contradicted, the incident is considered an aberration — and treating it as representative is deemed hateful.It was by satirizing that rule that Breitbart’s mustache-twirling evil-doer Ben Shapiro once again got himself in hot...
  • Black Activists Call for Lynching and Hanging of White People and Cops

    08/29/2015 6:08:35 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 66 replies
    Aug 28, 2015 | Lana Shadwick
    Black Activists Call for Lynching and Hanging of White People and Cops Lana Shadwick 28 Aug 2015 Members of the #FYF911 or #FukYoFlag and #BlackLivesMatter movements called for the lynching and hanging of white people and cops. They encouraged others on a radio show Tuesday night to “turn the tide” and kill white people and cops to send a message about the killing of black people in America. One of the F***YoFlag organizers is called “Sunshine.” She has a radio blog show hosted from Texas called, “Sunshine’s F***ing Opinion Radio Show.” A snapshot of her #FYF911 @LOLatWhiteFear Twitter page at...
  • CNN Is Screwing Over Carly Fiorina

    08/29/2015 2:50:48 AM PDT · by Michael van der Galien · 41 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 08-28-2015 | Michael van der Galien
    [MUST WATCH VIDEO] Businesswoman turned politician Carly Fiorina is angry with CNN. The reason? The network is likely to leave her out of its prime time debate because she’s supposedly not polling in the top 10. The only problem with that? She clearly is. As Howie Kurtz explained on Fox News, CNN, however, is using older polls — from before the first Fox News debate — to assemble its “top 10″ of candidates. It’s clear that this is extremely bad for Fiorina, since she barely had name recognition before that debate. After it, however, she quickly surged in the polls...
  • Virginia Shooting Victim’s Husband: ‘I Blame the Guy Holding the Gun,’ Not the Gun

    08/28/2015 10:51:22 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 34 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Aug 28, 2015 | AWR Hawkins
    Virginia Shooting Victim’s Husband: ‘I Blame the Guy Holding the Gun,’ Not the Gun On August 28, Tim Gardner, husband of Virginia shooting victim Vicki Gardner, said he does not blame the gun for his wife’s shooting. Rather, he blames the man who was holding the gun and pulled the trigger. Vicki is the woman Alison Parker was interviewing when Vester Lee Flanagan opened fire. According to Fox News, Tim Gardner said one of Flanagan’s bullets “grazed [Vicki’s] spine” without doing the damage a direct hit would have done. Tim expressed gratitude that it was not a direct hit and...

    08/28/2015 5:31:27 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 159 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August28,2015 | Matthew Bolye
    2016 GOP frontrunner and billionaire Donald Trump already won his war with the Fox News Channel’s Megyn Kelly. She’s exposed as having a point of view, rather than being a purely impartial arbiter of news. Now he’s just having fun as a larger war between him and the network’s powers-that-be looms. But what Trump has done in a truly special manner is expose that fallacy. It’s not that Trump’s war with Kelly isn’t petty—it is, and it is probably counterproductive to be fighting with a television personality for weeks on end as he’s soaring in the polls. He could be...
  • Gangsta Rap’s Grim Legacy for Comptons Everywhere

    08/26/2015 7:17:57 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 26 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | Aug 25, 2015 | Jason L. Riley
    Gangsta Rap’s Grim Legacy for Comptons Everywhere A hit movie about the rap group N.W.A. is a reminder: Glorified thuggery poisoned poor black communities. By Jason L. Riley Aug. 25, 2015 6:39 p.m. ET 242 COMMENTS For two weeks the top box-office draw has been “Straight Outta Compton,” a meandering biopic about the rise and disintegration of the Los Angeles-area rap group N.W.A., or Niggaz With Attitude. N.W.A. helped popularize “gangsta rap” in the late 1980s, and even this hagiography can’t hide the fact that its legacy has endured to the detriment of poor black communities. The most prominent members...
  • Three [black] gang members charged with brutally raping [black] girl, 16, and murdering her

    08/24/2015 2:29:26 PM PDT · by grundle · 43 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | June 30, 2015 | Charlene Adams
    The body of Arnesha Bowers, 16 (pictured) was found burned along with the Baltimore home where she lived with her mother; she was raped and strangled to death Adonay Dixon, 23, was indicted Tuesday on first-degree murder, first-degree rape, arson, kidnapping, and other charges stemming from Bowers' death. John Childs, 20, was also indicted Tuesday on first-degree murder, first-degree rape, arson, kidnapping, and other charges stemming from Bowers' death. Raeshawn Rivers, 14, faces the same charges and is being tried as an adult in the case Three men have been indicted in the brutal sexual assault and slaying of...
  • Researchers are wrong about private guns, police deaths

    08/17/2015 4:41:49 PM PDT · by richardb72 · 13 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 17, 2015 | John R Lott Jr
    Between 1996 and 2013, 991 police officers have been killed in the line of duty. These public servants put their lives on the line to protect Americans. Their deaths should concern everyone, including public health researchers. But researchers’ dislike of guns may be clouding their judgment, and a new study, which claims that more police were feloniously killed in states with more guns, mistakenly concludes that private gun ownership causes police deaths. The study, which was announced last week and is forthcoming in the American Journal of Public Health, received extensive national and international news coverage. But if the researchers...
  • Obama can do Iran nuclear deal even if Congress disapproves

    08/16/2015 9:34:15 AM PDT · by PROCON · 37 replies
    AP ^ | Aug. 16, 2015 | DEB RIECHMANN
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The September vote on the Iran nuclear deal is billed as a titanic standoff between President Barack Obama and Congress. Yet even if lawmakers reject the agreement, it's not game-over for the White House. A congressional vote of disapproval would not prevent Obama from acting on his own to start putting the accord in place. While he probably would take some heavy criticism, this course would let him add the foreign policy breakthrough to his second-term list of accomplishments.
  • Tissue Company Cuts Ties With Planned Parenthood After Videos

    08/14/2015 2:47:47 PM PDT · by conservativejoy · 8 replies
    Politico ^ | 8/14/2015 | Jennifer HaberKorn
    StemExpress, one of the tissue companies that works with Planned Parenthood, is cutting its ties with the women’s health organization after a series of sting videos that have prompted congressional inquiries, sources tell POLITICO. The small biomedical tissue procurement company is distancing itself from Planned Parenthood after finding itself tangentially linked to what abortion opponents allege is Planned Parenthood’s illegal trafficking of fetal tissue and organs. . . Both StemExpress and Planned Parenthood have denied doing anything illegal or improper. They say that they only facilitated the donation of tissue for medical research with a patient’s consent. StemExpress, a five-year-old...
  • Chuck Todd: I Will Ask Trump Questions Multiple Times Just to Get an Answer

    08/14/2015 12:56:32 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 72 replies
    Mediate ^ | 3:07 pm, August 14th, 2015 | Andrew Kirell
    Chuck Todd does not intend to let Donald Trump slide away without answering questions on this weekend’s big Meet the Press showdown. Despite his reputation for phoning-in interviews (perhaps literally?), Trump will sit down with Todd this Sunday morning in Iowa, opening himself up to all kinds of in-person confrontations. Mediaite readers may recall that Trump has a long history of name-calling when it comes to the NBC host, often referring to Todd as “sleepy eyes.” Speaking with Sirius XM radio host Michael Smerconish on Friday, Todd said that he much prefers the in-person scenario because it helps prevent the...
  • The New York Times Believes MoJo’s Gun-Control Myths

    08/13/2015 10:17:51 AM PDT · by richardb72 · 4 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | August 13, 2015 | John R Lott Jr
    Normally, even the New York Times doesn’t cite such an unreliable source as Mother Jones for evidence. But when it comes to gun control, it’s considered okay to use biased sources, call people names, and thoughtlessly dismiss the notion that gun-free zones endanger lives. After the recent shooting in Lafayette, Louisiana, former Texas Governor Rick Perry suggested that people should be able to defend themselves in public. How did the Times react? It characterized those who agree with Perry as “fanatics who own the Republican Party by intimidation.” Take the Times’ response to the fact that, with just two exceptions,...
  • Why Megyn Kelly was the big loser in the Trump debate

    08/13/2015 10:02:46 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 60 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 8/13/15 | Suzanne Eovaldi
    Megyn Kelly lost her debate with Donald Trump because she breached one immutable rule of journalism, falling for one of the oldest tricks in the book that men use to win. That is, Kelly, as a “journalist,” allowed herself to become the story. In fact she now is a huge part of the drama. J-skul students are warned about this big time No-No by wily and savvy professors who preach over and over, be objective, stay out of it, be impartial, don’t get involved! In addition, Kelly let the men use her, something any woman who has ever been around...
  • The Story of the Other Racist Flag (Mega BARF Alert!)

    08/12/2015 7:06:38 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 20 replies
    Washington ^ | August 10, 2015 | Rick Perlstein
    The Story of the Other Racist Flag As the Nixon administration prosecuted the Vietnam War, American citizens enacted a bizarre psychic reversal By Rick Perlstein Posted on August 10, 2015 in Politics You know that racist flag? The one that supposedly honors history but actually spreads a pernicious myth? And is useful only to venal right-wing politicians who wish to exploit hatred by calling it heritage? It’s past time to pull it down. Oh, wait. You thought I was referring to the Confederate flag. Actually, I’m talking about this.
  • Heavily-armed ‘Oath Keepers’ patrol Ferguson protests

    08/11/2015 10:50:16 AM PDT · by PROCON · 29 replies
    msnbc ^ | Aug. 11, 2015 | Cassandra Vinograd
    Heavily-armed members of a controversial patriot group added an extra dose of unease to protests in Ferguson, Missouri, early Tuesday. The Oath Keepers organization says its members — all former military, police and first responders — pledge to “defend the Constitution against all enemies, foreign and domestic.”
  • Hero SAS sniper saves father and eight-year-old son from being beheaded by ISIS maniac

    08/11/2015 7:43:41 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 28 replies
    UK Express ^ | Aug 11, 2015 | Nick Gutteridge
    Hero SAS sniper saves father and eight-year-old son from being beheaded by ISIS maniac A HERO SAS sniper gunned down a knife-wielding Islamic State (ISIS) maniac just as he was trying to brutally behead a father and his young son. By Nick Gutteridge PUBLISHED: 02:29, Tue, Aug 11, 2015 | UPDATED: 08:52, Tue, Aug 11, 2015 The brave British marksman saved the terrified eight-year-old and his father after taking out the crazed jihadi with a head shot from 1,000 metres away. The special forces crack shot then killed two other members of the hated terror group, who were also taking...
  • FOX News Debate Anchors Actively Planned Zingers – Prepared to Escort Trump From Stage

    08/10/2015 11:57:58 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 88 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | August 10, 2015 | Jim Hoft
    The LA Times reported: As they sorted and re-sorted questions, the unpredictability of real estate tycoon and reality-TV star Donald Trump was never far from their minds. “I would say the level is about an eight on the concern meter because of the unknown,” Baier said. Baier even had a “nuclear option” at the ready for Trump if he ignored all protocol. The script — which Baier didn’t have to use — took a page from Trump’s “Celebrity Apprentice” TV show. It went like this: “Mr. Trump, in your business you have rules. You follow rules. We have rules on...
  • The “Political Experts” Speak about Trump’s demise

    08/10/2015 8:55:19 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 38 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 8/10/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    After last week’s Republican debate we saw poll after poll validate Donald Trump’s candidacy and his large lead over the rest of the field. Nevertheless, these polls were not taken inside the Beltway. The “experts” in politics, the people who want to describe events to eye witnesses, saw the evening very differently and were not hesitant to pontificate on the REAL results – the ones we are not quite smart enough to understand. One of my favorite books is Victor Navasky’s The Experts Speak published by Random House in 1998. Navasky, a former editor and publisher of The Nation, used...
  • MSM Fails to Note that #SorosMoneyMatters Only Targeting Hillary Opponents

    08/09/2015 10:25:41 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 23 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | August 9, 2015 | P.J. Gladnick
    Imagine if the Koch brothers had financed a group that was regularly disrupting and shutting down events of candidates that they opposed. Does anybody doubt that the Koch connection would come up in the first paragraph, if not the first sentence, of most news stories about such disruptions? Yet somehow, complete silence from the MSM on the connection of George Soros to #BlackLivesMatter even though he is the providing most of the finances to that organization. Also mysterious is how the MSM also fails to note that Hillary Clinton, whom Soros supports, has not had her events disrupted by #SorosMoneyMatters (also...
  • More guns make Americans feel safer

    08/09/2015 10:58:20 AM PDT · by richardb72 · 20 replies
    New York Newsday ^ | August 7, 2015 | John R Lott Jr
    Americans are increasingly convinced that owning a gun makes them safer. A new Rasmussen poll found that an overwhelming majority of Americans (68 percent) "feel safer in a neighborhood where guns are allowed." And a series of polls by Gallup, the Pew Research Center, and ABC News and The Washington Post show similar results. But it isn't just what people say. They are clearly putting more stock in self-defense. Since 2007, the number of concealed-handgun permits has soared from 4.6 million to 12.8 million. A new study by the Crime Prevention Research Center finds that a record 1.7 million permits...
  • Conservatives Furious at Fox, Say Trump Wasn't Treated Fairly

    08/08/2015 8:34:44 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 391 replies
    Newsmax ^ | August 7, 2015 | Melanie Batley
    Fox News is facing a backlash from conservatives after critics felt the network was biased and unfair in the manner it approached the forum for the Republican presidential candidates' debate Thursday, and namely, Donald Trump. According to Media Equalizer, tens of thousands of observers swamped social media with criticism of Fox and the moderators, with some comments attracting more than 2,000 "likes." "This was shameful. You and Fox News did not treat the candidates fairly. You tried to make Donald J. Trump look foolish. All you did was make Fox News look foolish." "Donald J. Trump still has my vote,"...