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  • “Transgender” Tragedy and Media Malpractice

    05/26/2017 9:40:53 PM PDT · by DWW1990 · 16 replies
    Trevor Grant Thomas.com ^ | 5/27/2017 | Trevor Grant Thomas
    For those whose thinking has been slowed or hindered by liberalism: It turns out that mutilating your body in order to satisfy some demented desire to change your sex simply because you feel like it can have deadly consequences. Recently in my home state of Georgia, a 25-year-old woman—Rebeccah Feldhaus—who was in the process of “transitioning” to a man—which is, of course, impossible—died of sepsis after complications from a hysterectomy. According to the Augusta Chronicle, Feldhaus’ hysterectomy was necessary to treat her polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Among other things, PCOS often results in extra facial and body hair, acne, and...
  • Growing Concern Over Brothers Arrested With Guns, Bomb-Making Materials

    05/26/2017 3:16:40 PM PDT · by grundle · 31 replies
    CBS News Minnesota ^ | May 24, 2107 | Esme Murphy
    Abdullah Alrifahe and Majid Alrifahe MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — There are growing concerns about the arrest of two brothers with ties to the Middle East who authorities say had an arsenal with bomb-making materials, guns and ammunition in their car. Twenty-seven-year-old Abdullah Alrifahe and 26-year-old Majid Alrifahe were arrested on May 11 in north Minneapolis.Abdullah is being held in the Hennepin County Jail. His brother, Majid, has been released and is facing minor charges. WCCO-TV has confirmed that both Homeland Security and the FBI are involved in the investigation, which started outside a federally-subsidized senior housing project. A good Samaritan confronted...
  • A rare birth defect also gave him a gift: a nearly impossible-to-hit curveball

    05/26/2017 3:09:00 PM PDT · by TBP · 37 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | May 25 at 10:09 AM | Jacob Bogage
    Growing up, Dylan Rosnick just wanted to play baseball, a simple enough request for a child growing up in the Loudoun County exurbs. He wanted to tie his shoes, too, and hold a pencil the right way and button his shirt and brush his teeth. There’s not a lot of guidance, though, for a child with Proteus syndrome, a genetic disorder that affects fewer than one in 1 million births worldwide, according to the National Institutes of Health. It causes overgrowth in bones, skin and other tissues. Those organs grow out of proportion with other tissues in the body. For...
  • Hillary Gets Choked Up At Wellesley Commencement — Blames Allergies [VIDEO]

    05/26/2017 9:31:11 AM PDT · by blueyon · 52 replies
    The Dailycaller ^ | 5/26/17 | Christian Datoc
    Hillary Clinton struggled to speak shortly after beginning her speech at the Wellesley College commencement ceremony Friday. A college official rushed to deliver her a lozenge and water bottle as she choked on her words. She credited her croaky delivery to allergies rather than emotions, which drew cheers and laughs from the crowd.
  • B Troop, 4th U.S. Cavalry Memorial Regiment (Memorial) hosts Cavalry Heritage Day

    05/26/2017 8:44:20 AM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies
    Sierra Vista Herald ^ | Angela Camara, public affairs officer at Fort Huachuca
    FORT HUACHUCA — B Troop, 4th U.S. Cavalry (Memorial) will host its Cavalry Heritage Day beginning at noon May 27 at Wren Arena featuring riding demonstrations, cavalry charges and more. The public is invited to attend this free, family-friendly event to see cavalrymen demonstrate horsemanship and weapons employment skills in challenging obstacle courses. Bring the kids and meet the troopers and their mounts. Food and souvenir vendors will be on location. The 4th Cavalry Regiment is one of the most famous and most decorated regiments in the U.S. Army. Since its activation in 1855, the 4th Cavalry has continuously served...
  • Is This Really the Worst Ever?

    05/26/2017 7:28:54 AM PDT · by pgkdan · 2 replies
    The Patriot Post ^ | 05/26/17 | Joe Bastardi
    As summer approaches, let’s look at some comparisons and talk hurricanes. Let’s look at the past 10 summersMuch of the U.S. is around 1 degree Fahrenheit above normal on average. Another case of climate extremes? Yeah. Extremely beneficial. Keep in mind that Florida in the last 10 years is above normal and one or two tropical systems could reverse the current dry area very quickly.While there are some places 0.5-1 F below normal, much of the nation’s midsection is 2-4 F above normal, which means arguably it was warmer then than the past 10 summers. The point is that when...
  • Agenda21Radio Friday May 26, 2017 (6 to 9am PT) (FR mentioned)

    05/26/2017 6:48:18 AM PDT · by Texas Eagle · 5 replies
    redstatetalkradio.com ^ | May 26, 2017 | Paul Preston
    Today's topic: Rise of Conservative digital radio
  • Why Did Trump Say That Obama Spied On Him? Because He Did.

    05/26/2017 6:10:11 AM PDT · by pgkdan · 18 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | 05/26/17 | Jack Hellner
    What is the likelihood that the Washington Post, the New York Times, the Associated Press, USA Today or other major news outlets will cover the fact that the Obama administration repeatedly violated the law by spying on Americans from 2011 until they were almost out of office, when they finally admitted it? Is it any surprise that an administration that would target political opponents through the IRS would do this, or an administration that would start monitoring a political opponent four months prior to the election? Does anyone think they didn’t spy on other Republicans running against Hillary? Or for...
  • Scientists Are About to Perform an Experiment to See if The Human Mind Is Bound by Physics

    05/25/2017 8:02:24 PM PDT · by Ciaphas Cain · 74 replies
    Science Alert ^ | May 25, 2017 | Dom Galeon
    Perhaps one of the most intriguing and interesting phenomena in quantum physics is what Einstein referred to as a "spooky action at a distance" - also known as quantum entanglement. This quantum effect is behind what makes quantum computers work, as quantum bits (qubits) generally rely on entanglement to process data and information. It's also the working theory behind the possibility of quantum teleportation. The long and short of it is this: entangled particles affect one another regardless of distance, where a measurement of the state of one would instantly influence the state of the other. However, it remains "spooky"...
  • Students berate professor who refused to participate in no-whites ‘Day of Absence’

    05/25/2017 7:27:46 PM PDT · by Ciaphas Cain · 48 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | May 25, 2017 | Bradford Richardson
    Over the last 72 hours, students have taken over a small liberal arts college in Washington state, and only one adult has tried to stop them. Students at Evergreen State College in Olympia, who filmed their exploits and posted the videos on social media, have occupied and barricaded the library, shouting down anyone who disagrees with them or shows insufficient passion for racial justice. Biology professor Bret Weinstein was berated by dozens of students outside of his classroom Tuesday morning for refusing to participate in an event in which white people were invited to leave campus for a day. Now...
  • Burritos Made By White People - RACIST!

    05/25/2017 3:46:47 PM PDT · by SeanG200 · 50 replies
    YouTube ^ | May 25, 2017 | Dennis Prager
    Dennis Prager reads from a Reason.com piece entitled, "White-Owned Restaurants Shamed for Serving Ethnic Food: It's Cultural Appropriation" (http://tinyurl.com/kctngut). It is another sick story of the Segregationist [racist] spirit of the Left that has been with the Democrat Party since they were founded. Here is an excerpt from the piece: ________________ If you're a white person, you have no business running a restaurant that serves Asian, Latin, African, or Indian cuisine. That's according to the creators of a "white-owned appropriative restaurants" list, which accuses several Oregon establishments of engaging in cultural appropriation—a tool of "a white supremacist culture." The list,...
  • 21 Across U.S. Are Indicted in ‘Modern-Day Sex Slave’ Ring

    05/25/2017 12:16:32 PM PDT · by HarleyLady27 · 15 replies
    New York Times ^ | May 25, 2017 | Monica Davey
    CHICAGO — The young women, many of them from poor families in Thailand, were promised trips to the United States. They would also receive visas. Life in cities like Chicago would be rosy, they were told, and they would be able to help support their families back home. But the promises, federal authorities say, came with an enormous toll: The women were required to work as prostitutes in cities all over this country until they could pay off exorbitant “bondage debts,” set as high as $60,000, to the very people who had promised them better lives. Law enforcement authorities on...
  • In Montana, cowboy Democrat looks for anti-Trump election win (Gag alert!)

    05/25/2017 9:31:53 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 26 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 05/24/17 | Michael Mathes
    Can a guitar-strumming cowboy poet strike the first blow at the polls against President Donald Trump? Democrat Rob Quist reckons he can do just that, in Thursday's closely-watched special congressional election in Montana. Quist croons at campaign rallies and writes poems for supporters. And as a first-time candidate for public office, the 69-year-old is running an unexpectedly tight race against a Republican businessman in Big Sky country. The lead once enjoyed by Republican contender Greg Gianforte "has diminished in polling so much that it's miniscule," Jeremy Johnson, an associate professor of political science at Carroll College in the state capital...
  • BREAKING: Lifelong Democrat Operative at The @Guardian Ben Jacobs Lies About Assault on GOP....

    05/25/2017 5:06:13 AM PDT · by blueyon · 111 replies
    GotNews ^ | 5/25/17 | GotNews
    """BREAKING: Lifelong Democrat Operative at The @Guardian Ben Jacobs Lies About Assault on GOP Candidate Greg Gianforte""" A former minion for the Iowa Democratic Party now operating as a Guardian reporter, Ben Jacobs, assaulted Montana Republican House candidate Greg Gianforte on Wednesday. Jacobs has a history of opposing his political opponents’ freedom of speech, as GotNews reported in October. Gianforte is competing against Democratic candidate Rob Quist for a House seat that opened up after President Donald J. Trump appointed Ryan Zinke to be secretary of the interior. The special election is Thursday. A statement about Jacobs’ assault from Greg...
  • AMERICA PRAYER VIGIL - MAY 25, 2017 - (PRAYER)

    05/24/2017 11:19:34 PM PDT · by Faith · 34 replies
    MAY 25, 2017 | FAITH
    Please join with fellow FREEPERS to pray for President Trump, Vice-President Pence, and for America: Government, Family, Military, Business, Education, Churches, and the Media. This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. (I John 5:14) Religion forum threads labeled “Prayer” are closed to debate of any kind.
  • Former Fox News Host Joins Fellow Political Commentator Glenn Beck on 'The Blaze'

    05/24/2017 9:40:53 PM PDT · by Mozilla · 39 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 5/24/17 | DENISE SEE
    Bill O'Reilly already has his own podcasts, "No Spin News," which is a feature available to his paying subscribers. Now, he is joining forces with fellow former Fox News commentator Glenn Beck. O'Reilly and Beck have two things in common: they both served as conservative political commentators on Fox News programs and they both have podcasts. Now, according to The New York Times, O'Reilly revealed that he will be joining Beck on his podcast, "The Blaze," every week. "We're going to do that every Friday until Beck gets tired of me," O'Reilly said in his podcast. "It's a good outlet...
  • 4 reasons why Donald Trump will be re-elected in 2020

    05/24/2017 2:52:38 PM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 18 replies
    MarketWatch ^ | 05/24/17 | Musa Al-Gharbi
    Throughout the 2016 Republican primary, Donald Trump’s opponents and most mainstream media were certain he would self-destruct. After he won the nomination, they were nonetheless certain his campaign would implode, and that Hillary Clinton would win the general election in a landslide. I was one of the dissenters who recognized early on, and explained in great detail throughout 2016, that Trump was probably going to be the 45th president of the United States. Since his inauguration it has grown increasingly apparent that, rather than having learned some kind of lesson, Trump’s erstwhile opposition remains as closed-minded and overconfident as ever....
  • Poll: Majority says mainstream media publishes fake news

    05/24/2017 1:39:44 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 17 replies
    The Hill ^ | 5/24/17 | Jonathon Easley
    Nearly two-thirds of Americans say the mainstream press is full of fake news, a sentiment that is held by a majority of voters across the ideological spectrum. According to data from the latest Harvard-Harris poll, which was provided exclusively to The Hill, 65 percent of voters believe there is a lot of fake news in the mainstream media. That number includes 80 percent of Republicans, 60 percent of independents and 53 percent of Democrats. Eighty-four percent of voters said it is hard to know what news to believe online. “Much of the media is now just another part of the...
  • What Obamacare’s drafters could have learned from a hairdresser

    05/24/2017 12:27:14 PM PDT · by grundle · 12 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | February 15, 2017 | Jeff Jacoby
    Last week’s CNN debate between Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders on the future of Obamacare was a first-rate political broadcast. It was substantive, focused, and illuminating — an absorbing clash between senators representing two very different ideological approaches: political programming that genuinely left viewers with deeper insight into a pressing question of public policy. One segment of the two-hour encounter was particularly revealing. The subject was the burden imposed by the Affordable Care Act on small businesses — especially those with fewer than 50 employees, the threshold at which the law’s employer mandate kicks in. Audience member LaRonda Hunter, the...
  • President Trump's Middle East Trip

    05/24/2017 5:51:03 AM PDT · by txgirl4Bush · 2 replies
    beholdisrael ^ | 5/24/17 | Amir Tsarfati
    The same Trump so many liberals criticized for hating Muslims was given a welcome fit for a king by 50 Muslim leaders, all while knowing the US president loves the Zionist idea of the right of the Jews over their historic ancestral homeland, Zion, and their ancient capital Jerusalem. In his own way, Trump apparently understands the Middle East more than all the Middle East analysts and political advisors. In this region, leaders respect the strong and despise a leader who weakens his allies. Arab leaders appreciate his standing with Israel because they know that by doing so he will...