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  • Obama Has Gay Sex With Fish

    DILLINGHAM, Alaska (AP) — This oh-my moment was nowhere on the official schedule for President Barack Obama's visit to Alaska: salmon spawning on his shoes. "You see that?" Obama declared Wednesday as he gripped a fish with two hands. "Something's got on my shoes. ... Generally you don't want fish spawning on your feet. He said he was happy to see me." .....
  • DC Harley Davidson Dealership Sponsoring Nation Of Islam Rally

    09/03/2015 1:25:49 PM PDT · by itsLUCKY2B · 72 replies
    Stop hate crimes ^ | Sept 01,2015 | Stop hate
    http://stop-hate-crimes.com/2015/09/01/dc-harley-davidson-dealership-sponsoring-nation-of-islam-rally/ DC Harley Davidson Dealership Sponsoring Nation Of Islam Rally harley-NOI SEPTEMBER 1, 2015 Joyce & Thomas Moorehead are the owners of the Harley Davidson dealership that is sponsoring the Nation of Islam event. A Harley Davidson dealership in the Washington DC area is sponsoring the Nation of Islam [NOI] rally in Washington DC. Louis Farrakhan will be leading the rally on October 10th. It is called “Justice Or Else.” The dealership is located in Fort Washington, MD and owned by Joyce & Thomas Moorehead. The couple also owns a BMW/MINI dealership in Sterling, MD. Thomas Moorehead is the Chairman...
  • Millis Police now say officer shooting was 'fabricated'

    09/03/2015 12:55:22 PM PDT · by raccoonradio · 18 replies
    WBZ ^ | 9-3-15 | WBZ
    MILLIS (CBS) – Police say a Millis officer has been fired after fabricating a story about exchanging gunfire with a suspect.
  • Deflategate was a sham, and the court just confirmed it

    09/03/2015 11:03:32 AM PDT · by detective · 63 replies
    MSN ^ | 9/3/205 | LARRY NEUMEISTER and TOM HAYS
    At long last, this whole dumb national nightmare is (hopefully) over. In a shocking announcement on Thursday morning, Judge Richard M. Berman ruled against the NFL, nullifying Tom Brady’s four-suspension for his role in the Deflategate scandal. His ruling confirms what many of us have long thought — that the NFL overstepped its bounds in suspending Tom Brady, doing so with nothing but circumstantial evidence.
  • Judge sides with Brady, NFL promises 'Deflategate' appeal

    09/03/2015 10:51:52 AM PDT · by detective · 32 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 9/3/2015
    A judge let the air out of "Deflategate" Thursday, erasing New England quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension for a controversy the NFL claimed threatened football's integrity. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said the league will appeal.
  • The terrifying shark video that left Karl Stefanovic speechless [Australia 'Today' show host]

    09/03/2015 7:38:31 AM PDT · by ETL · 16 replies
    9NEWS ^ | August 31, 2015
    It’s not often Karl Stefanovic is left speechless, but video of a monster 4.5m [nearly 15ft] shark leaping out of the water was enough for him to take a moment of silent awe on-air before saying he would "never go back in the water". Stefanovic introduced the segment looking at new technology that has allowed cameramen for the Discovery Channel to get closer than ever while filming great whites. Their new underwater vessels include a mobile cage called the W.A.S.P (Water Armour Shark Protection) that enables divers to walk along the ocean floor while filming sharks, although being that close...
  • Judge throws out Brady's suspension

    09/03/2015 7:23:39 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 107 replies
    Just breaking
  • Trump Donated Thousands, Had Close Working Relationship with Al Sharpton

    09/02/2015 7:35:37 PM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 419 replies
    mediaite.com ^ | September 1, 2015 | Alex Griswold
    Long before the Republican presidential candidate became a presidential candidate or a Republican, Donald Trump had a working relationship with Al Sharpton, including doing favors for the racial activist and giving him thousands in donations.
  • Kentucky Clerk: Marriage License Law (Vanity)

    09/02/2015 2:41:50 PM PDT · by DouglasKC · 17 replies
    FreeRepubic.com ^ | 9/2/2015 | Self
    I thought it would be interesting to look at the laws by which elected County Clerk of Rowan, Kentucky was elected to abide by. The County Clerk does much more than just issue marriage licenses. This document, Duties of Elected County Officials details the various duties. Concerning marriage licenses this is what it says:The county clerk issues marriage licenses (KRS 402.080) and files and records all marriage certificates (KRS 402.220 and 402.230). Military discharges may also be recorded in the county clerk’s office (KRS 422.090). On or before the 10th day of each month, the county clerk reports to the...
  • World on track for warming 'far above' 2C target: analysts

    09/02/2015 1:00:43 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 55 replies
    AFP on Yahoo News ^ | 9/2/15 | Mariette Le Roux
    Bonn (AFP) - Inadequate national targets for curbing climate-altering greenhouse gases meant emissions would be "far above" the level required to stave off disastrous global warming, analysts warned Wednesday. Instead of the UN-targeted ceiling of two degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) of average warming over pre-Industrial Revolution levels, the world was on track for 2.9-3.1 C by 2100, according to the Climate Action Tracker (CAT), a tool developed by a consortium of four research organisations. "The climate targets so far submitted to the UN by governments collectively lead to global emissions far above the levels needed to hold warming to...
  • Serial Snipers in 6 states... AZ, CO, IL, MI, NC, and OH (coincidence?)

    09/02/2015 8:08:15 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 24 replies
    09/02/15
    Please see the the following links below. Just a coincidence or what? http://www.coloradoan.com/story/news/2015/08/24/windshield-shatters-on-i-25-in-fort-collins/32283265/ http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/shootings-arizonas-i-10-put-drivers-alert-n419291 http://www.youngcons.com/sniper-suspected-of-shooting-at-cars-on-two-interstates-in-michigan/ http://www.cleveland.com/akron/index.ssf/2015/09/akron_highway_shooting_mirrors.html#incart_m-rpt-1 http://kwqc.com/2015/09/01/henry-county-ill-vehicles-targeted-sheriff-investigates/ http://www.wsoctv.com/photo/news/local/shots-fired-car-waiting-east-charlotte-intersectio/pCpx5Q/
  • Army chief says India is ready for swift and short [sudden] wars

    09/01/2015 3:34:00 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 8 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | 1 September 2015
    The general’s strong words on the readiness of his force came at a tri-service seminar on the Golden Jubilee of 1965 Indo- Pak war. “We are acutely aware that the swift short nature of future wars is likely to offer limited warning time. This calls for maintaining a very high level of operational preparedness at all times. It’s something that has now become important in our strategy,” Singh said. The comment assumes utmost significance as Pakistan has kept the Kashmir pot boiling in recent months by stepping up infiltration attempts. The guns have barely fallen silent on both the International...
  • My daughter was killed on live television. I will do whatever it takes to end gun violence.

    09/01/2015 5:43:07 AM PDT · by rellimpank · 115 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 01 sept 2015 | Andy Parker
    Last Wednesday, my daughter Alison was brutally struck down in the prime of her life by a deranged gunman. Since then, I have stated in numerous interviews with local, national and international media that I plan to make my life's work trying to implement effective and reasonable safeguards against this happening again. In recent years we have witnessed similar tragedies unfold on TV: the shooting of a congresswoman in Arizona, the massacre of schoolchildren in Connecticut and of churchgoers in South Carolina. We have to ask ourselves: What do we need to do to stop this insanity? In my case,...
  • Arrest warrant issued for man who baked dog to death

    08/31/2015 4:24:29 PM PDT · by digger48 · 26 replies
    The Indy Channel ^ | Aug 31, 2015 | Kara Kenney
    INDIANAPOLIS -- An arrest warrant has been issued for a man convicted of baking his friend’s dog to death in an oven. Joel Clark was sentenced last Tuesday to home detention, not jail or prison time, despite the outcry from the animal welfare community. Clark failed to properly maintain his GPS monitoring equipment and is currently not being monitored, according to John Deiter, director of Marion County Community Corrections. Clark also failed to maintain contact with Community Corrections, Deiter said. Court staff also said Clark is not answering his phone and his whereabouts are unknown. Criminal Court Judge William Nelson...
  • Obama: Attacking Jews Over Iran Deal Like Saying He's 'Not Black Enough'

    08/31/2015 2:10:33 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 23 replies
    TPM News ^ | August 31, 2015
    President Barack Obama said people who attack Jews who support the Iran nuclear deal are like African-Americans who differ with him on policy and then conclude he's "not black enough." [Snip] Obama didn't mention any specific critics or targets by name.
  • Economics 102: WalMart Cuts Worker Hours After Hiking Minimum Wages

    08/31/2015 11:42:44 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 19 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 08/31/15 | Tyler Druden
    But the story didn’t stop there. Late last month we highlighted an internal memo circulated at Arkansas recruiting firm Cameron Smith & Associates which looked to be an attempt to prepare the firm’s employees for layoffs at Wal-Mart’s home office. Then, not a week later, Bloomberg ran a story detailing the grievances of some senior Wal-Mart employees who suddenly realized that although they may still be making more than their subordinates, the wage hierarchy had been distorted and that distortion had nothing to do with merit. As we put it, “higher paid employees don’t understand why everyone under them in...
  • ESPN punished Schilling for telling truth about Nazis and extremist Muslims

    08/31/2015 7:06:52 AM PDT · by TBP · 29 replies
    The New York Post ^ | August 31, 2015 | Phil Mushnick
    ESPN last week suspended its lead baseball analyst, Curt Schilling, not for talking games to death, but for a social-media message equating Nazis with current, extremist Muslims. Despite their master-race genocidal crusade, the Nazis, during World War II, recruited, inducted, trained and armed at least 25,000 Balkan Muslims into an Islamic arm of the SS. Tens of thousands more eastern Muslims fought for Nazi Germany. Their mutual attraction was a shared desire to murder Jews. After the war, “rat lines” that provided escape and sanctuary to Nazi war criminals led to safekeeping in Islamic countries, especially Egypt and Syria. And...
  • Kanye West rants at VMAs: I have decided to 'run for president'

    08/30/2015 8:31:43 PM PDT · by barmag25 · 39 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8/30/15 | Foxnews
    In typical Kanye West fashion, the rapper delivered a rambling, nonsensical speech when he was presented with the Video Vanguard Award at the 2015 VMAs on Sunday night. Taylor Swift politely presented Kim Kardashian’s husband with the award, and after he stood silently on stage for several moments, he ranted about crashing Taylor Swift’s award acceptance speech six years ago. “And yes, as you probably could have guessed by this moment, I have decided in 2020 to run for president.”
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    08/30/2015 10:16:41 AM PDT · by Faith · 13 replies
    August 30, 2015 | Faith
    For the Lord God will help me; therefore shall I not be confounded: therefore have I set my face like a flint, and I know that I shall not be ashamed. Isaiah 50:7
  • Trump, Carson in close fight in Iowa poll

    08/29/2015 8:45:58 PM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 63 replies
    http://thehill.com ^ | August 29, 23015 | Mark Hensch
    The Bloomberg/Des Moines Register survey released on Saturday finds that the two are tied in Iowa caucus-goer support when voters’ first and second choices for the Republican coronation are combined. Each is the first or second choice of 32 percent of respondents. Trump won the poll overall, getting 23 percent support. Carson comes in second at 18 percent. The next-closest competitors are Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) at 8 percent each. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush are tied for fifth place with 6 percent support each. After them is Carly Fiorina...
  • Retired Four-Star General Jailed Over Chinese Takeout

    08/29/2015 1:47:44 PM PDT · by robowombat · 166 replies
    Military.com ^ | Aug 23, 2015 | Tammy Joyner and Rodney Thrash
    | A retired four-star U.S. Army general was out on bond Tuesday after being taken to the Fayette County jail over the weekend for allegedly ordering Chinese food without paying for it ..... ....... Fayetteville police Chief Scott Pitts said that after his order from the Royal Chef restaurant arrived at his home, Livsey tried to pay the driver with a debit card that was declined. When Livsey offered to pay with a check instead, the driver told him checks were not accepted by the restaurant and he would have to take the food back, the police chief said. That...
  • Chick-Fil-A finds a beef in Westchester (homosexual agenda by LAX?)

    08/29/2015 11:06:03 AM PDT · by CreviceTool · 21 replies
    Argonaut Online ^ | August 26,2015 | Gary Walker
    Westchester’s neighborhood council has been taking complaints for years about a boarded-up former Grinder restaurant on Sepulveda Boulevard near Manchester Avenue, which until recently was occupied by a group of homeless men. So when Chick-Fil-A came calling with an interest in taking over the site, it looked like a win-win. Instead, a longstanding ban on drive-thru restaurants in downtown Westchester has Los Angeles City Councilman Mike Bonin opposed to the plan and butting heads with a neighborhood council wanting to make an exception to the rule. The stalemate between Bonin and supporters of the fast-food chain has property owner Perry...
  • Video from sentencing shows guns, threats against police

    08/29/2015 8:21:52 AM PDT · by smartyaz · 11 replies
    JSonline.com ^ | 8/28/2015 | Staff
    A video played in a courtroom Friday reveals a dangerous midday scene on a Milwaukee street: young men brazenly waving guns and large stacks of cash before the camera, boasting about selling drugs and threatening to shoot at police if officers come down the stretch. Meanwhile, children can be seen sitting on a stoop watching the scene unfold at N. 32nd St. and W. Auer Ave.
  • Who Is Really Crazy, ‘End The Fed,’ Or The Fed Itself?

    08/28/2015 2:15:11 PM PDT · by absentee · 19 replies
    The American Spectator ^ | 8/28/2015 | Caleb Howe
    On Friday morning at the Jackson Hole Summit, Judy Shelton of the Sound Money Project and Atlas Network spoke on the subject of the gold standard and addressed the perception that people who even dare to mention it are lunatics or, as The American Spectator noted earlier today, Quixotic. Shelton's presentation focused in the main on the numbers and the policies. Dr. Shelton pointed out that the Fed can't seem to face up to a simple, apparent, easily understood fact: Their policies aren't working. "The difference between our summit, and the one the Feds are holding up the road, is...
  • Megyn Kelly eyeing move to Fox News' rival?

    08/28/2015 11:20:29 AM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 90 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 8/28/2015 | Cheryl Chumley
    A New York Magazine writer and author of the 2014 book about Fox News CEO Roger Ailes, "The Loudest Voice in the Room," said in a recent televised interview the cable station's biggest star, Megyn Kelly, may not be re-engaging in public disputes with presidential hopeful Donald Trump because she doesn't want to hurt her chances to move to a more mainstream network, like CNN. Kelly, on the heels of widespread criticism of her debate night questioning of Trump – after which the billionaire businessman called her a "bimbo" in a tweet – went on what she and Fox officials...
  • Pew: Orthodox Jews mirror evangelical Christians, vote GOP [Romans 11]

    08/28/2015 9:21:49 AM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 11 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 8/26/2015 | Paul Bedard
    In a shift sure to impact American politics, a new study of the growing orthodox Jewish population shows that they are in virtual lockstep with the nation's conservative evangelical Christians, with 57 percent identifying with the Republican Party. A new Pew Research Center survey published in the Jewish journal Forward found that orthodox Jews mirror evangelical Protestants and Catholics in their devotion to God, their politics and even how often they attend services. "Orthodox Jews vote, believe, worship, act and raise their children more like white evangelical Protestants than like their fellow Jews," said the Forward. "If the Orthodox grow...
  • Focus shifts to shared goals with Obama as papal visit nears [Revelation 13]

    08/28/2015 8:33:21 AM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 9 replies
    My Way ^ | 8/27/2015 | JOSH LEDERMAN
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Sweeping into office in 2009, President Barack Obama captured near rock-star status around the world among millions who saw him as the embodiment of a new sense of social purpose. Now, that baton has largely been passed to Pope Francis, whose visit to the White House next month will put his common cause with Obama on vivid display. Obama has made no secret of his affection for the outspoken pope, calling him a "transformative leader" whose influence has transcended the Roman Catholic community. The pope has embraced many of the issues Obama has sought to advance, including...
  • Incredible: White, Disabled Man Denied Housing Because he’s ‘Not a Muslim’

    08/28/2015 7:07:33 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 7 replies
    Because Muslims in Canada are so discriminated against, one was just denied subsidized housing in a Christian-only building. Just kidding. Fooled you, didn’t I? Or maybe not…since Canada is such a bastion of leftists and wimps. Actually, everything above just needs to be reversed a little bit. Almost like a sex change. A Canadian man was denied housing because he’s not a Muslim. Not a Muslim. Got it? A video of this and other Canadian silliness: The man being denied housing is just a white guy—yeah, yeah, so he’s disabled. BFD. That doesn’t really matter—no one cares. After all, he...
  • Bigotry in numbers: Why so many academics look down on evangelicals

    08/28/2015 6:48:58 AM PDT · by daniel1212 · 37 replies
    Those who teach in higher education are relatively OK with some religious groups, according to a study based on a 2012 online national survey that drew 464 complete responses. Asked to assess religious groups on a “feeling thermometer” of 1 to 100, Jewish people, mainline Protestants and Catholics all achieved an average score of 65 or higher, researchers led by University of North Texas sociologist George Yancey reported in an online article in the journal Sociology of Religion. Next to the bottom, just slightly above fundamentalists, were Protestant evangelicals with an average score of 48. Based on the rankings and...
  • Donald Trump says he and Ted Cruz are planning a protest in D.C. over the Iran nuke deal

    08/27/2015 6:50:14 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 18 replies
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FHZ_e0bOAao ^ | August 27, 2015 | MSNBC News video copied by The Blaze Now YouTube account
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FHZ_e0bOAao
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Just Hangin' Cafe ~ 28 August 2015

    08/27/2015 5:58:45 PM PDT · by beachn4fun · 103 replies
    August 27, 2015 | Canteen Crew
    FR CANTEEN MISSION STATEMENT Showing support and boosting the morale of our military and our allied military and the family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. FReeper Canteen Just Hangin' Cafe Come on in, we're open Need a place just to hang out? This is it. We serve coffee, tea, conversation and music. Our AWESOME military, our AWESOME allies, and their families are welcomed and honored here. No worries in the FReeper Canteen Just Hangin' Cafe. Grab a cup and start a conversation. You never know who you might meet in the Cafe. Glad you could...
  • What's your EDC? Prepper Ping (Vanity

    08/27/2015 3:35:52 PM PDT · by Sergio · 97 replies
    08/27/2015 | Self
    Every Day Carry, or EDC, as the name implies, are the things you carry every day. Car keys, wallet, etc. From a preparedness perspective however, your EDC may be all you have available in an emergency situation or all that you have to help get you home.
  • The Blessing, Curse, and Lost Lessons of Stevie Ray Vaughan, 25 Years Later

    08/27/2015 11:47:59 AM PDT · by Mariner · 67 replies
    Yahoo Music ^ | August 27th, 2015 | The Reverend Shawn Amos
    The legacy of Stevie Ray Vaughan is not in his guitar playing. It’s in his heart. The blues was not born with the Texan guitarist, but it was given a second life. Twenty-five years after his death at age 35 in a freak helicopter crash, many still find the blues synonymous with Vaughan’s name. Many also mistakenly think it died with him in that helicopter on Aug. 27, 1990. Somehow during the quarter-century since Vaughan’s tragic passing, “blues” has become a bit of a dirty word. Make no mistake, there are still blues players among us: Jack White, Dan Auerbach...
  • 4-Year-Old Boy Gets Lost And Ends Up Scoring At A Rugby Match

    08/27/2015 9:53:05 AM PDT · by the scotsman · 5 replies
    Wimp.com ^ | August 21st 2015 | Archit Tripathi
    'Rugby, known mostly in America as the precursor to American football, is a beloved sport in many countries of the world, particularly in Australia and New Zealand. For many children in these countries, playing professional rugby alongside your sports heroes is a dream that most will sadly never realize. One 4-year-old, however, recently got the pro rugby memory of a lifetime. It happened at a charity game featuring all-star ex-players from New South Wales and Queensland in a match known as "Legends of League." Somehow, this bold kid managed to find his way on to the field (or pitch, as...
  • Almost None of the Women in the Ashley Madison Database Ever Used the Site

    08/27/2015 8:51:12 AM PDT · by Izzy Dunne · 31 replies
    Gizmodo ^ | 8/26/15 | Annalee Newitz
    What I discovered was that the world of Ashley Madison was a far more dystopian place than anyone had realized. This isn’t a debauched wonderland of men cheating on their wives. It isn’t even a sadscape of 31 million men competing to attract those 5.5 million women in the database. Instead, it’s like a science fictional future where every woman on Earth is dead, and some Dilbert-like engineer has replaced them with badly-designed robots.
  • Sorry, ladies, there really is a man shortage (War on Men?)

    08/26/2015 8:29:00 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 54 replies
    It’s not your fault. It’s the ratio. To all the young, college-educated women out there who feel like Donald Trump will probably become president before they find a decent, eligible man, take comfort. According to author Jon Birger, you’re not imagining things. In “Date-onomics: How Dating Became a Lopsided Numbers Game,” out today, Birger, a former writer for Fortune and Money magazines, crunched demographic, census and other data to show that it really is historically rough out there for the ladies.
  • When the Entire Democratic Party Was Like Donald Trump

    08/26/2015 3:41:36 PM PDT · by South40 · 6 replies
    Reason ^ | 26 AUG 2015 | Matt Welch
    Here's your who-said-it of the day: [W]e must remain a nation of laws. We cannot tolerate illegal immigration and we must stop it. For years […], Washington talked tough but failed to act….[O]ur borders might as well not have existed. The border was under-patrolled, and what patrols there were, were under-equipped. Drugs flowed freely. Illegal immigration was rampant. Criminal immigrants, deported after committing crimes in America, returned the very next day to commit crimes again. OK, so the headline gives it away, but that's the Democratic Party's official platform for 1996. Mirroring that year's Republican platform, which was arguably the...
  • Nazi gold train 'found' in Poland: live

    08/26/2015 3:19:37 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 95 replies
    UK Telegraph ^ | 8-26-2015 | Barnet Henderson
    'Significant find' confirmed in Poland as speculation builds it could be lost Nazi train carrying gold - follow latest updates. SNIP--- 23.02 At a press conference Zygmunt Nowaczyk, deputy mayor of Walbrzych, said “the discovery was in the town’s district”. The Polish state treasure and culture ministry have been informed in case the find contained anything of value, Matthew Day reports. SNIP-- All we know for sure so far from today's developments is a press officer in the Polish town confirming a military train has been found and the Walbrzych's deputy mayor saying there was "formal information".
  • Huge Show of Support for Troy Police Officer Released from Hospital

    08/26/2015 10:18:10 AM PDT · by Fitzy_888 · 3 replies
    TWC News ^ | August 25, 2015 | By Jon Dougherty
    ALBANY, N.Y. -- It wasn't just Troy police officers showing their support for Officer Chad Klein. As he walked out of Albany Medical Center, he was surrounded by fellow officers and K9s from agencies across the Capital Region. "As dark as Saturday was, today we're on the other end of the spectrum," said Troy Police Chief John Tedesco. Troy Police Chief John Tedesco says there's still shock within his department about what transpired Saturday night, but as dangerous as it may be, his officers have a job to do. "It's concern now for every officer going out the door, is...
  • Venezuela’s Food Shortages Trigger Long Lines, Hunger and Looting

    08/26/2015 8:02:29 AM PDT · by grundle · 30 replies
    Wall St. Journal ^ | August 26, 2015 | Maolis Castro And Kejal Vyas
    LA SIBUCARA, Venezuela—Hours after they looted and set fire to a National Guard command post in this sun-baked corner of Venezuela earlier this month, a mob infuriated by worsening food shortages rammed trucks into the smoldering edifice, reducing it mostly to rubble. The incident was just one of numerous violent clashes that have flared in pockets around the country in recent weeks as Venezuelans wait for hours in long supermarket lines for basics like milk and rice. Shortages have made hunger a palpable concern for many Wayuu Indians who live here at the northern tip of Venezuela’s 1,300-mile border with...
  • Scientists grow kidneys of aborted babies in animals [Where Do Baby Organs Go?]

    08/26/2015 7:06:15 AM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 6 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 3/3/2015 | Bob Unruh
    Science publications are hailing research breakthroughs in a new life-saving procedure that harvests the organs of aborted children and transplants them in animals, where they can grow and then be made available to patients. The Genetic Literacy Project website calls the process Xenotransplantation and suggests the biggest question would be, “Would you accept an organ from a pig, cow, baboon or a chimpanzee to save your child’s life, or your own?” The statistics it publishes make a case for the need: More than 123,000 Americans require an organ transplant, but fewer than 30,000 will get one, leaving 21 people to...
  • Tropical Storm Erika to Reach Us by Monday as Category 1 Hurricane, According to Some Predictions

    08/26/2015 5:54:28 AM PDT · by FlJoePa · 32 replies
    browardpalmbeach.com ^ | 8-26-15 | Chris Joseph
    It's time to release the hurricane tracking sharks because we're officially in the dreaded "cone of uncertainty" with Tropical Storm Erika, which is expected to arrive in our neck of the woods by Monday morning. Most models predict that Erika could be a hurricane by the time it reaches our general area next week. According to most tracks and predictions, Erika's cone covers all of South Florida, as she approaches the Leeward Islands tonight. Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Antigua, Barbuda and Anguilla are all under a Tropical Storm Warning. The latest advisory has Erika with maximum sustained winds of...
  • Fake pro-Israel Democrats (One by one, they fall in line to Stand With Iran)

    08/25/2015 11:00:23 PM PDT · by Dave346 · 6 replies
    Israel Hayom ^ | Tuesday August 25, 2015 | Richard Baehr
    One by one, U.S. Senate Democrats are announcing that after much deliberation ‎‎(translated as arm twisting by President Barack Obama), they have decided to support the ‎Iran deal, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, despite serious misgivings. Each of the senators wants you to ‎know that they were personally wrestling with this decision for weeks, talking to ‎experts (provided by the Obama administration for the most part), reading the ‎agreement carefully, weighing and balancing risk versus reward. Each Senate ‎Democrat joining the charade of moving from indecision to decision, makes sure to add that they want to do everything to...
  • Roger Ailes Defends Megyn Kelly’s Debate Performance …Donald Trump Responds

    08/25/2015 1:47:36 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 63 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 08/25/15 | Jim Hoft
    Last night Donald Trump welcomed Megyn Kelly back from vacation with this tweet: ""@PatrickStinard: @megynkelly Kelly File was much better without Megyn Kelly. Her replacement while she was out on vacation was much better!" Today Roger Ailes accused Donald Trump of “verbal assault” and defended controversial Megyn Kelly’s debate performance. Fox News CEO released a statement on the attacks by Trump Tuesday: “Donald Trump’s surprise and unprovoked attack on Megyn Kelly during her show last night is as unacceptable as it is disturbing. Megyn Kelly represents the very best of American journalism and all of us at Fox News Channel...
  • Curt Schilling pulled from Little League World Series over Nazi tweet

    08/25/2015 1:14:08 PM PDT · by detective · 65 replies
    MSN ^ | August 25, 2015 | Justin McGuire
    ESPN has pulled former MLB All-Star Curt Schilling from its coverage of the Little League World Series following a controversial tweet comparing Muslim extremists to German Nazis. “Curt’s tweet was completely unacceptable, and in no way represents our company’s perspective," ESPN said in a statement. "We made that point very strongly to Curt and have removed him from his current Little League assignment pending further consideration.”
  • ESPN's Uncomfortable, Unnerving Relationship With The NFL

    08/25/2015 12:53:45 PM PDT · by detective · 13 replies
    Forbes ^ | Aug 25, 2015 | Maury Brown
    Maybe itÂ’s all just a coincidence. Stranger things have happened. Given enough time and enough events, things just happen to align. After all, Walt Disney DIS +2.60%-owned ESPN is the biggest sports outlet, and the NFL is the most popular sport in America. Given enough news and enough stories, could ESPN simply appear to be favoring the NFL with biased stories, peddling misinformation, and making moves to protect the NFL? IÂ’m not the first to whisper these words.ď„żď„ż And, given the amount of money that ESPN pays the NFL to air games, well, every story that favors the NFL as...
  • Abortion and Down Syndrome [Zot!]

    08/25/2015 10:31:30 AM PDT · by Bluewater2015 · 64 replies
    New York Times ^ | 8/25/15 | Editorial Board
    It is tempting to dismiss the latest anti-choice salvo from Ohio lawmakers, which would criminalize abortions based on a fetal diagnosis of Down syndrome, as a blatantly unconstitutional ploy that would never be enforced. That would be a mistake. The bill stands a disturbingly good chance of approval this fall by the state’s Republican-controlled legislature A similar bill passed in North Dakota in 2013 bans abortions on the grounds of fetal genetic anomalies, including Down syndrome. The law has not yet been enforced — under existing Supreme Court precedent it is hard to see how it could be — but...
  • California sinking faster than thought, aquifers could permanently shrink

    08/25/2015 6:48:46 AM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 33 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8/25/2015 | Tia Ghose
    California is sinking even faster than scientists had thought, new NASA satellite imagery shows. Some areas of the Golden State are sinking more than 2 inches per month, the imagery reveals. Though the sinking, called subsidence, has long been a problem in California, the rate is accelerating because the state's extreme drought is fueling voracious groundwater pumping. "Because of increased pumping, groundwater levels are reaching record lows — up to 100 feet (30 meters) lower than previous records," Mark Cowin, director of California's Department of Water Resources, said in a statement. "As extensive groundwater pumping continues, the land is sinking...
  • Polygamy is next & we knew it all along, university prof acknowledges in NYT

    08/24/2015 2:42:31 PM PDT · by fwdude · 50 replies
    Christian Examiner ^ | 24 July 2015 | Michael Foust
    NEW YORK (Christian Examiner) – For years, Christians and social conservatives warned that if same-sex marriage were legalized, there would be no logical reason not also to allow polygamous or polyamorous relationships. A University of Chicago assistant law professor is now acknowledging: They were right. Writing in The New York Times July 21, William Baude said Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy's majority opinion in Obergefell v. Hodges laid the groundwork for further expanding the legal definition of marriage – even if Kennedy and supporters of gay marriage deny it. "If there is no magic power in opposite sexes when it...
  • 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...