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  • Heritage Was Wrong - The think tank should have defended Jason Richwine.

    05/13/2013 12:37:46 PM PDT · by neverdem · 15 replies
    National Review Online ^ | May 13, 2013 | Robert VerBruggen
    As you no doubt have already heard, on Friday the Heritage Foundation accepted the resignation of one Jason Richwine, who in 2009 had completed a Harvard dissertation in which he probed the nexus between immigration and IQ. The decision revealed a shocking unwillingness on the part of Heritage to stand up to bullying and protect the academic freedom of its researchers. Perhaps the only good thing to emerge from all this has been the wide-scale distribution of the dissertation itself, a worthy if highly debatable document. Its a pity that none of Richwines detractors seem to have seriously engaged the...
  • Dumbing Down the SAT: Accusing a test of racism is no remedy for a failing education system.

    03/11/2014 2:11:37 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    National Review ^ | 03/11/2014 | Rich Lowry
    It turns out that SAT words were too abstruse. The College Board is updating its iconic test yet again in ways that are indistinguishable from dumbing it down. The old vocabulary words are out, the math is easier, guessing is no longer punished in the scoring and were supposed to believe that the test is better than ever. The SAT, relied on heavily in college admissions, has long been attacked for not producing sufficiently egalitarian results. The multiple-choice test has been accused of everything from racism to classism. It is almost certainly the most hated exam in America, and...
  • Just felt an earthquake In South Central KS

    02/13/2016 9:16:37 AM PST · by Old Yeller · 61 replies
    Vanity
    At 11:04. Anyone else feel it?
  • DETROIT: Young Thugs Knock Out Elderly Man During Attempted Robbery (VIDEO)

    02/13/2016 8:43:53 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 17 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 02/12/16 | Jim Hoft
    Detroit police released video this week of a brutal knockout attack during an attempted robbery.The suspects knocked an elderly man out during an attempted robbery. The second suspect hit the man after he fell unconscious to the ground.The suspects knocked an elderly man out during an attempted robbery. The second suspect hit the man after he fell unconscious to the ground. This was so brutal–" ideo from a surveillance camera in a Detroit liquor store shows the brutal attack of a 64-year-old man during an attempted robbery that happened last weekend. Police released the video Friday with the hope that...
  • Can Alicia Keyes win Paul Ryans heart?

    02/13/2016 5:57:24 AM PST · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 5 replies
    CNN ^ | 2/11/16
    (CNN)It was looking like a massive bipartisan consensus for criminal justice reform had stalled and was unlikely to happen this year. That was, until a superstar singer gave bipartisan reform advocates a huge boost. In a sultry Valentine's Day themed video, Alicia Keys urged House Speaker Paul Ryan to show "love and compassion" by scheduling a vote on justice reforms. She also encouraged millions of her fans and supporters to send their own messages to the speaker of the U.S. House. The Grammy-award winner's campaign (part of the We Are Here Movement she founded two years ago), in partnership with...
  • CONFIRMED: South Carolina Debate Will Be Another GOP Party Insider Audience Stacked Against Trump

    02/13/2016 5:18:25 AM PST · by blueyon · 41 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 2/12/16 | Jim Hoft
    "CONFIRMED: South Carolina Debate Will Be Another GOP Party Insider Audience Stacked Against Trump" At the New Hampshire debate last week the House was stacked against Trump— And it showed — The Republican audience roared throughout the debate for the GOPe candidates. It was only until Donald Trump confronted the stacked audience that they began to not appear so in the tank for the establishment candidates. Donald Trump shushed Jeb Bush at GOP New Hampshire Debate. Then scolded the audience and Republican Party for its ticket policy. Trump claimed the GOP only gives tickets to certain campaigns and GOP donors....
  • Kissinger’s Meeting With Putin: The Pitch to Bring Russia into the New World Order

    02/13/2016 3:32:51 AM PST · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 12 replies
    Trunews ^ | 2/12/16
    TRUNEWS) Russian insider, Alexander Sobyanin, believes Henry Kissinger pitched Vladimir Putin to join the New World Order during their Feb 3 meeting, in exchange for Russia agreeing to bail out western banks and facilitate the Vatican led push for a one world religion. Alexander Sobyanin, a member of the advisory board of the Center for Strategic Environment and a member of the Russian-Iranian Council for Public Affairs, made these comments during an interview with Pravda while describing his analysis of the meeting between the former US Secretary of State and the Russian President. When asked about the objectives of Kissinger’s...
  • Video: D'Souza explains the "free stuff" progressive ripoff scheme

    02/12/2016 7:46:21 PM PST · by Republican Wildcat · 15 replies
    Dinesh D'Souza ^ | 2/11/2016
    At link
  • Assad will 'retake the whole country' hours after Kerry announces peace deal.

    02/12/2016 6:26:58 PM PST · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 42 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 2/12/16
    Syria's fragile peace deal descended into farce today after President Bashar al-Assad vowed to retake the entire country despite attempts by world powers to broker a ceasefire. In a rare interview published just hours after U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announced a planned truce, Assad said he would continue to fight 'terrorism' regardless. He also warned it could take a 'long time' to defeat opposition groups, including Western-backed rebels, because so many countries were involved in the conflict. Assad said his regime's eventual goal was to retake all of Syria, large swathes of which are under the control of...
  • Russian Pranksters Prank Call Erdogen

    02/12/2016 5:28:31 PM PST · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 17 replies
    Pravda ^ | 2/12/16
    Russian pranksters Vovan and Lexus played a hoax on Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. In a prank phone call to the Turkish president, the two introduced themselves as Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk. Erdogan called the President of Ukraine his "dear friend." During the conversation, the sides discussed the intention to build a dialogue between the two countries that "suffered from Russian sanctions. The pranksters also offered Poroshenko to coordinate their actions against Moscow. The Turkish president welcomed the idea to cooperate against Russia. Vovan and Lexus uploaded the announcement of the conversation on their official...
  • 14 year old girl claims to be Bill Clintons love child

    02/12/2016 5:03:25 PM PST · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 138 replies
    Liberty First ^ | 2/12/15
    (World News Daily) – A 16-year old girl has presented a paternity action lawsuit this morning, before an Arkansas state court, alleging that the former president of the United States, William Jefferson Clinton, is her biological father. Alyssa Gilmore claims that her mother, a former secretary of the oval office named Whitney Gilmore, had an affair with President Clinton between 1998 and 2001. She says she was born out of that relationship, and demands that Mr. Clinton undergoes a paternity test to prove that her story is true. “I know Bill Clinton is my father” says the young girl. “I...
  • Netanyahu's wife abused household staff, Israeli court finds.

    02/11/2016 6:20:27 PM PST · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 19 replies
    Reuters ^ | 2/11/16
    enjamin Netanyahu's wife Sara insulted and raged at household staff, creating an abusive working environment at the Israeli prime minister's official residence, a labor court ruled on Wednesday. Allegations of mistreatment leveled by Meni Naftali, a former chief caretaker at the Jerusalem home, were dismissed by the Prime Minister's Office as "evil, skewed gossip" when the civil lawsuit was filed in 2014. But the court, in its 40-page decision, said testimony by Naftali and other former household employees about Mrs Netanyahu's alleged abusive behavior toward them at the Jerusalem residence was credible. Sara Netanyahu has elicited a multitude of headlines...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Just Hangin' Cafe ~ 12 February 2016

    02/11/2016 6:00:21 PM PST · by beachn4fun · 117 replies
    February 11, 2016 | 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...
  • Body cam debunks accusations of racially charged language, physical force during arrest

    02/11/2016 3:58:36 PM PST · by Gamecock · 25 replies
    The State ^ | FEBRUARY 11, 2016 | HARRISON CAHILL
    Full Title: Deputy's body cam footage debunks accusations of racially charged language, physical force during arrest KERSHAW COUNTY, SC A Camden man was charged after an officer's body camera footage debunked accusations that the officer used racially charged language and physical force while taking the suspect into custody. Sheriff Jim Matthews said deputies were dispatched to a fast-food restaurant in Lugoff on Feb. 2 in reference to a fight in progress. When deputies arrived, Matthews said they separated two groups of females and one male with a baseball bat which were involved in a physical altercation. Matthews said as one...
  • Pregnant Chelsea Clinton: I Left The Church Because Of Abortion [Jeremiah 19]

    02/11/2016 1:02:19 PM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 68 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 2/10/2016 | Kaitlan Collins
    Chelsea Clinton says she left a pro-life Baptist church when she was six years old because they taught her about abortion. The 35-year-old reportedly said she was tired of critics questioning her family's religion during a recent fundraiser for Hillary Clinton. "I find it quite insulting sometimes when people say to my mom, my dad or me that they question our faith," Clinton said. "I was raised in a Methodist church and I left the Baptist church before my dad did because I didn't know why they were talking to me about abortion when I was 6 in Sunday School....
  • Elite Don't Get Trump's Appeal

    02/11/2016 7:47:19 AM PST · by NKP_Vet · 34 replies
    http://www.newsmax.com ^ | February 10, 2016 | Bill Donohue
    In 1972, Pauline Kael, film critic for the New Yorker, famously said after the presidential election, "I can't believe Nixon won. I don't know anyone who voted for him." Following the New Hampshire primary, former New Hampshire Gov. John Sununu said, "By name, I know only five people supporting Donald Trump. So I can say I cannot understand this electorate." The difference between Sununu and most conservative pundits is that he is honest about his cluelessness. For several months, night after night, conservative talking heads have been bashing Trump, dismissing him as if he were a carnival freak. Oh, yes,...
  • Thousands potentially boxed out of ballot due to party confusion (Mass.)

    02/11/2016 5:42:51 AM PST · by raccoonradio · 4 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | 2/11/16 | Brian Dowling and Matt Stout
    Thousands may have mistakenly registered to vote with the United Independent Party in the Massachusetts presidential primary thinking their choice would let them draw a ballot for their favorite Republican or Democrat — only to learn later it doesn’t, the state’s top election official told the Herald. In Massachusetts, voters not enrolled in a party can choose which primary to vote in. But the United Independent Party is a party like the others, and its members will get a blank UIP ballot unless they formally switched by midnight last night. “My concern is this: I don’t want people who want...
  • So I Googled "Sanders Delegates"........

    02/10/2016 8:01:46 PM PST · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 18 replies
    Google ^ | Vanity
    And why is Hillary 394 ...yep 394 to Bernie 44???? I understand Superdelegates but no way.... https://www.google.com/search?q=sanders+delegates&oq=sanders+delegates&aqs=chrome..69i57j69i60l2.5627j0j4&sourceid=chrome&es_sm=93&ie=UTF-8#eob=m.09c7w0/D/2/short/m.09c7w0/&es_sm=93
  • Y'all have a Texas accent? Siri (and the world) might be slowly killing it

    02/10/2016 1:48:23 PM PST · by SkyPilot · 63 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 10 Feb 16 | Tom Dart
    'People speak to machines differently than how they speak to people,' says language technology expert Alan Black. It was a simple enough question, at least in this part of the world. "How can we mosey on down to the rodeo?" my friend Ben Crook drawled, sat in a rocking chair on his front porch, a can of Lone Star beer in his left hand on a humid night in Houston. Only one thing jarred with this otherwise stereotypical Texas scene: Crook was asking Siri, the voice-activated digital personal assistant on his iPhone, rather than, say, a passing sheriff on horseback...
  • Report: WWE suspends Titus O'Neil 90 days for grabbing Vince McMahon

    02/10/2016 11:04:29 AM PST · by Impala64ssa · 44 replies
    Fox Sports ^ | 2/10/16 | Jimmy Traina
    Don't cross the boss. That seems to be the message WWE principal owner Vince McMahon is sending to his roster in a bizarre decision about one of its superstars. McMahon has reportedly suspended Titus O'Neil for 90 days because O'Neil playfully grabbed McMahon's arm while he was walking backstage after Daniel Bryan's retirement ceremony on this week's "Monday Night Raw." The punishment seems stranger considering 1) the incident did not take place during the live broadcast on the USA Network and was only seen by those tuning into the WWE Network after the show, and 2) O'Neill does more charity...
  • San Diego woman killed by stray bullet in Chicago

    02/10/2016 8:24:08 AM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 32 replies
    10 News ^ | 02/09/2016 | 10 Digital News TEam
    SAN DIEGO -- A 25-year-old University of San Diego graduate who had recently moved to Chicago for a new job was killed by a stray bullet last week.   According to WLS-TV, Aaren O’Connor was sitting in her car in the Heart of Chicago neighborhood Friday night speaking on the phone with her sister in San Diego when the line went dead. When her father called O’Connor back, he said she sounded confused.    "She was incoherent, didn't know where she was, and kept saying that her head hurts. Her head hurts," David O’Connor told ABC7. "I wish I could have...
  • Trump On Mexicos Response To THe Wall: "Now the wall just got taller."

    02/10/2016 7:25:04 AM PST · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 180 replies
    THe Blaze ^ | 2/10/16 | Blaze
    Former Mexican President Felipe Calderón told CNBC Saturday that his country would not contribute “a single cent” to the building of Donald Trump’s proposed wall. “Mexican people, we are not going to pay any single cent for such a stupid wall!” Calderón, who served as president from 2006 to 2012, said. “And it’s going to be completely useless.” “The first loser of such a policy would be the United States,” he added. “If this guy pretends that closing the borders to anywhere either for trade [or] for people is going to provide prosperity to the United State, he is completely...
  • In Exchange for Scoop, Hillary Team Dictated Reporter’s Story

    02/09/2016 7:41:18 PM PST · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 9 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 2/9/16 | Weismann
    In an email to Gawker, Ambinder said, "It made me uncomfortable then, and it makes me uncomfortable today. And when I look at that email record, it is a reminder to me of why I moved away from all that. The Atlantic, to their credit, never pushed me to do that, to turn into a scoop factory. In the fullness of time, any journalist or writer who is confronted by the prospect, or gets in the situation where their journalism begins to feel transactional, should listen to their gut feeling and push away from that."
  • RNC’s Redfield Says Trump Is Destroying The GOP, Demands Action From Priebus

    02/09/2016 6:21:48 PM PST · by blueyon · 89 replies
    conservativeintel.com ^ | 2/09/16 | ???
    A top Republican National Committee official is demanding action from RNC Chair Reince Priebus over concerns with the Donald Trump Presidential campaign. Holland Redfield, an RNC Committeeman from the Virgin Islands, said recently that the party is being almost “terrorized” by Trump. Redfield believes the future of the party is at stake.
  • Keith Richards on Donald Trump

    02/09/2016 5:00:17 PM PST · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 64 replies
    Billboard ^ | 2/9/16
    "Donald Trump: I do find him refreshing. He’s cut through a lot of crap, and eventually ... well, can you imagine President Trump? The worst nightmare. But we can’t say that. Because it could happen. This is one of the wonders of this country. Who would’ve thought Ronald Reagan could be president?"
  • Black Lives Matter activist 'shoots himself to death on the steps of the Ohio statehouse'

    02/09/2016 1:54:49 PM PST · by maddog55 · 62 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 09:58 EST, 9 February 2016 | Alexandra Klausner
    A Black Lives Matter activist killed himself on the steps of the Ohio Statehouse, say the authorities. State Highway Patrol officials tell the Columbus Dispatch that MarShawn M. McCarrel II, 23, shot himself outside the front door of the Statehouse on Monday evening. Lt. Craig Cvetan says McCarrel , who was from the Columbus suburb of Franklin Township, died at the scene. He was not a state employee. Cvetan says it's unclear why McCarrel killed himself. 'We don't have any evidence to know the reason why he did it,' Cvetan said. Authorities say nobody saw the shooting, but the man...
  • State Dept says it does not have to provide proof Russians violated Turkish Airspace. (video)

    02/09/2016 10:24:20 AM PST · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 11 replies
    Youtube ^ | 3/03/16 | RT
    Incredible video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QTwAZOH33tU
  • White House forecasts fastest economic growth in decade...? Where-Washington D.C.?

    02/09/2016 8:36:20 AM PST · by AngelesCrestHighway · 17 replies
    MarketWatch ^ | 02/09/16 | Greg Robb
    The White House expects the domestic economy to be able to power through the headwinds including a stronger dollar, weaker oil and financial turmoil. According to assumptions in the budget released Tuesday, the White House sees growth of 2.6% this year and in 2017, the best back-to-back years since 2005 and 2006. The U.S. economy grew 2.4% in 2015. In presenting his final budget, President Barack Obama sounded like he was in no mood for second-guessing. “Our economy is the strongest, most durable on Earth,” he said in the introduction. The White House forecast is not far away from consensus...
  • Barbara Bush: Putin 'the killer' endorsed Trump, and he's 'the worst'

    02/08/2016 8:17:06 PM PST · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 74 replies
    Bus Insider ^ | 2/5/16
    Former First Lady Barbara Bush appeared alongside her son and presidential candidate Jeb Bush on CBS "This Morning" on Friday, mocking Russian President Vladimir Putin's positive comments about Donald Trump. Jeb Bush, once the presumed front-runner for the Republican nomination for president, has fallen dramatically in the polls over the past several months while Trump has overtaken him and the rest of the field. On CBS, Jeb Bush vowed to stay in the race even if he loses the New Hampshire primary, which is set to be held next Tuesday. "This Morning" co-host Norah O'Donnell brought up an advertisement that's...
  • Angela Merkel Is A Disgrace

    02/08/2016 7:56:11 PM PST · by PingPongChampion · 21 replies
    Poletical.com ^ | February 1st, 2016 | D. Stone
    The hot tub Kallweit wrote about in the German press was at an historic bath house called the Wilhelmine Zwichau Johannis baths. The events were corroborated by local bathers and city officials. It was also reported that one of the migrants took selfies of himself with a smartphone. The famous bath house has since banned migrants from entering. In the midst of Angela Merkel's disdainful complacency and willingness to appease progressives, the German people have become louder with every passing day. Something has begun to brew in Germany that might derail Angela Merkel's leadership and open the door – wide...
  • What are the differences between Russian and US Military In Syria

    02/08/2016 7:27:16 PM PST · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 23 replies
    SOTT ^ | 2/8/16
    A recent US intelligence report said that Daesh (also known as ISIL/Islamic State) is degrading. Two coalitions - one led by the US and the other by Russia - have been involved in fighting the terrorists. It is high time to figure out some differences between the two approaches. The Common Goal Russia, the United States, and Syria have one common enemy - the terrorist group Daesh. In September 2014, US President Barack Obama pledged to destroy Daesh with massive airstrikes. "Our objective is clear: We will degrade, and ultimately destroy, ISIL through a comprehensive and sustained counterterrorism strategy. We...
  • Drought Conditions in Southwest May Be Here to Stay

    02/08/2016 7:50:21 AM PST · by rktman · 30 replies
    newsmax.com ^ | 2/7/2016 | Greg Richter
    Drought conditions may be the default position of the American Southwest now, according to a new study published in Geophysical Research Letters. A study of the region from 1979 through 2014 shows that drier conditions have set in as lower precipitation has become the norm, and it is expected to continue.
  • Soros advisor gave $200k to boost Kasich

    02/08/2016 6:00:52 AM PST · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 9 replies
    Lifezette ^ | 2/9/16
    A close associate and protégé of far-left activist billionaire George Soros gave a super PAC supporting Ohio Gov. John Kasich $200,000, the third largest contribution made to Kasich’s presidential effort as of the end of 2015. Soros, who has given $7 million to a PAC backing Hillary Clinton this election cycle, is a huge backer of all things liberal. This election, Soros has made clear his opposition to the GOP front-runners, saying: “We must reaffirm our commitment to the principles of open society and resist the siren song of the likes of Donald Trump and Ted Cruz, however hard that...
  • Abortion Group Blasts Doritos Ad for Humanizing Fetuses.

    02/08/2016 5:32:47 AM PST · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 56 replies
    Gatway Pundit ^ | 2/8/16 | Kristann taylor
    The pro-abortion rights group NARAL Pro-Choice America attacked Doritos for “humanizing” a fetus depicted in ultrasound imaging in an ad promoting the popular snack chip that aired during the Super Bowl on Sunday night.
  • Zodiac Killers Identity MAY be......The BTK killer.

    02/07/2016 9:52:05 PM PST · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 35 replies
    SOTT ^ | 2/6/16 | Chris Summers
    Ms McGath has been studying links between the two killers for two years, especially the letters they both wrote, and she told Daily Star Online : "There are just so many similarities between Zodiac and BTK." She said the authorities ruled out a link because of a "general alibi" assuming Rader was serving in the US air force in Japan at the time of Zodiac's crimes. But she said he could easily have travelled back to California to carry out the killings and she points out in her book how close many of the killings were to air force bases....
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    02/07/2016 9:01:04 AM PST · by Faith · 13 replies
    February 7, 2016 | Faith
    If our gospel be hid, it is hid to them that are lost; in whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them. For we preach not ourselves, but Christ Jesus the Lord; and ourselves your servants for Jesus sake. 2 Corinthians 4: 3-5
  • 5 Reasons why the Baby Boomers are the worst generation ever.

    02/07/2016 7:54:04 AM PST · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 212 replies
    Philly Mag ^ | 1/15/15 | Gene Marks
    "This is the real reason Washington can’t create a long-term deficit reduction plan. The boomers love their safety nets." Wow, so it looks like we have a budget deal in Washington. A debt ceiling and spending crisis has been averted. It’s good news. But let’s all calm down. It’s only temporary. The agreement does not address the long-term fiscal problems we have. Problems that were mostly created by none other than the “baby boomer” generation. Yeah, you know who you are. You’re tanned and healthy and living way past average life expectancy. You’ve got a defined benefit pension plan from...
  • 65,000% Spike In Reported Radioactivity After Tritium Leaks At Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant

    02/07/2016 7:25:32 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 28 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 02/06/15 | Tyler Durden
    Two years after being fined for falsifying safety records, nine months after a transformer exploded at the Indian Point Nuclear Reactor just 37 miles from midtown Manhattan, and two months after Entergy - the plant's operator - shut down the Unit 2 reactor after a major power outage cut power to several control rods (when the company assured that no radioactivity was released into the environment), this afternoon NY Governor Andrew Cuomo said he learned that "radioactive tritium-contaminated water" had leaked into the groundwater at the nuclear facility in Westchester County. Cuomo, in a letter Saturday to the state Health...
  • Lyrics to Beyonces Super Bowl song (Warning Explicit and Stupid)

    02/07/2016 5:54:36 AM PST · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 88 replies
    Justjared ^ | 2/7/2016 | Vanity
  • Black Teen Punches Old Man in Face Playing Knockout as Friends Film and Laugh

    02/06/2016 12:31:56 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 70 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 02/06/15 | Jim Hoft
    This is so disturbing. A young black male knocks out an unsuspecting old man on a street corner as his friends film the assault.They all laugh as the old man collapses on the street. Hopefully someone will identify this thug and bring help bring him to justice. Via WorldStar posted this week:UPDATE: Am getting emails the young man in the video is from Paterson, New Jersey. Am trying to verify.
  • One of the Army's 1st female combat engineer recruits is a deserter

    02/06/2016 10:31:19 AM PST · by grundle · 39 replies
    Army Times [link only] | February 5, 2016 | Michelle Tan
    link only: http://www.armytimes.com/story/military/careers/army/2016/02/05/one-armys-1st-female-combat-engineer-recruits-deserter/79817026/
  • "You Suck" : Debbie Wasserman Schultz heckled at dem dinner.(video)

    02/06/2016 9:33:37 AM PST · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 7 replies
    American Mirror ^ | 2/6/16 | KYLE OLSON
    We’re going to stand up and fight!” Wasserman Schultz shouted at a fevered pitched. “We’re going to make sure that every single American understands the choice that we have in this election leading up to November.” The two men donning tuxedos in the background were clapping wildly for Wasserman Schultz while the Sanders supporter in a sweatshirt didn’t budge. The shot cut away from the man just as he put his hand to his mouth to shout “you suck!” which was audible in the video. “It is so critical, so critical that we focus on making sure that we can...
  • Archaeologists Unearth More—a Lot More—of a Massive Underground City (Turkey)

    02/05/2016 8:34:49 PM PST · by aimhigh · 29 replies
    Mental Floss ^ | 02/05/2016 | jen pinkowski
    It's not the first underground city to be discovered in the region; there are some 250 known subterranean dwellings of various sizes hidden within the fantastical landscape. The two biggest are Kaymakli and Derinkuyu; the latter is estimated to have been able to house up to 20,000 people. Both cities have been known for decades. But this new underground town, hiding beneath a centuries-old castle on a hilltop right in Nevşehir, just might be the biggest. One early estimate by geophysicists put its area at nearly five million square feet and its depth at 371 feet. If those estimates are...
  • Nancy Pelosi invokes ‘the prophet Muhammad’ at National Prayer Breakfast

    02/05/2016 11:08:46 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 38 replies
    Biz PAC Review ^ | 02/05/16 | Casey Harper
    Congressmen, President Barack Obama and faith leaders from around the country met for the annual prayer breakfast in Washington, D.C. Thursday. At the breakfast, House Minority Leader Democrat Nancy Pelosi took the opportunity to invoke "the prophet Muhammad." Before reading from the Gospel of John, Pelosi talked about the similarity of Islam, Judaism and Christianity. "In the Gospel of John we see the golden rule that stands at the heart of the gospel, and as we hear these words from John 13, 15, and 17, we know that this message, this command of love is not confined to the New...
  • If You Don’t Love This Ad, You Don’t Know Politics At All

    02/05/2016 11:01:41 AM PST · by TBP · 19 replies
    The Hayride ^ | February 4 | MacAoidh
    Our buddy Rick Shaftan just forwarded us the latest spot that his messaging shop has put together for the pro-Ted Cruz Courageous Conservatives PAC, and it’s really something. It frames the GOP race for the folks in New Hampshire as a three-way contest – with Marco Rubio as the lightweight, Donald Trump as the deadweight and Cruz as the heavyweight. And its critique of Rubio and Trump – namely, that while Rubio is likable he doesn’t have a whole lot of accomplishments on his resume signifying his fitness to be president (Rubio probably has more than the ad gives him...
  • Pope Francis, Russian Patriarch Kirill to meet in Cuba to heal 1,000yr rift [Rev 17]

    02/05/2016 9:50:47 AM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 23 replies
    Russia Times ^ | 2/5/2016 | Staff
    The head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, is to meet his Roman Catholic counterpart, Pope Francis, during a historic visit to Latin America. The groundbreaking meeting is to happen in mid-February in Cuba. The meeting between heads the two major Christian churches would be an unprecedented move to mend a millennium-long rift between the Western and Eastern branches of the religion, which started with the Great Schism of 1054. The upcoming meeting confirms Russia's status in the Christian world, according to Alexandr Avdeev Russia's ambassador to the Holy See. "In light of the Western sanctions, the meeting between...
  • American Muslim Leader Slams Wheaton 'Christians and Muslims Worship Same God' [1 John 2]

    02/05/2016 8:49:55 AM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 22 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 1/25/2016 | Samuel Smith
    Islam teaches that Christians and Muslims worship the same god, the head of The Center on American-Islamic Relations wrote last week in defense of a suspended Wheaton College professor who asserted that notion on Facebook in December. In an op-ed condemning the Illinois Evangelical higher education institution for suspending and attempting to fire political science professor Dr. Larycia Hawkins for asserting that Christians and Muslims worship the same deity, CAIR Executive Director Nihad Awad argued that the school's belief that the two religions don't worship the same God displays a level of "ignorance." "It is clear that Wheaton College has...
  • Ted Cruz, a Public Firebrand on Social Issues, Is Cooler When Wooing Donors

    02/05/2016 7:09:07 AM PST · by NKP_Vet · 35 replies
    http://www.nytimes.com ^ | February 3, 2016 | JEREMY W. PETERS
    Ted Cruz sounded despondent at the possibility that same-sex marriage could become legal when he called into the radio show of Tony Perkins, a vehement opponent of gay rights, in February 2014. "Our heart weeps for the damage to traditional marriage that has been done," Mr. Cruz said, urging conservatives to pray but also to fight back. "Be as wise as serpents and gentle as doves," he said, quoting Scripture. But seven months later, when Mr. Cruz visited the Midtown Manhattan office of a major Republican supporter of same-sex marriage, he sounded almost indifferent: If New York politicians wanted to...
  • Fla. 8-year-old stole mom's gun, tried to rob store

    02/04/2016 8:58:54 PM PST · by massmike · 29 replies
    wral.com ^ | 02/04/2016 | n/a
    Police have an eight-year-old Florida boy in custody after he allegedly stole his mother’s gun and tried to rob a store with it. Eboni Alls said her 8-year-old wanted to go to the park Wednesday night, but after she told him to go, she later learned he was up to no good. One employee said he wasn’t sure if the gun was real or fake in the moment, but that he took the threat seriously. Several workers reacted quickly, and one reached Jaden, twisted his wrist, and took the weapon away. An employee attempted to take the child to an...
  • US General says Carpet Bombing ISIS is Inconsistant with Our Values

    02/04/2016 8:14:42 PM PST · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 57 replies
    NBC ^ | 2/2/16
    Speaking by teleconference from Iraq, MacFarland was asked whether the U.S. should use carpet bombing strikes against Islamic State militants, a tactic proposed by Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz. He said that such indiscriminate bombing — which would kill innocent civilians as well as enemy combatants — is “inconsistent with our values” as a nation. The U.S., he said, has a guiding set of principles that govern how American forces conduct themselves on the battlefield. “Right now we have the moral high ground and that’s where we’re going to stay,” he said, noting reports that Russia has conducted carpet bombing...