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  • Giuliani on Trump's 9/11 Claims: "People Were Celebrating, He's Right About That"

    12/01/2015 8:33:09 AM PST · by springwater13
    Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani says Donald Trump is correct that there was "some celebrating" by U.S. Muslims after 9/11, but he is exaggerating the amount of people. "We did have some reports of people celebrating that day as the towers were coming down," Giuliani told CNN's Alisyn Camerota on Tuesday's New Day. While Giuliani acknowledged there was "some celebrating" but if it were thousands of people he would have "known that for sure." "I think what's he's doing is he's exaggerating," Giuliani said. "People were celebrating, he's right about that." "I didn't see any evidence of thousands...
  • Deadly explosion hits Istanbul metro station

    12/01/2015 8:20:27 AM PST · by winoneforthegipper · 24 replies
    aljazeera ^ | 12/01/15 | staff
    Cause of blast remains unknown, but at least one killed and a number injured in incident, Turkish media reports.
  • Ted Cruz soars to 2nd place in GOP Power Rankings (USA Today- You Tube Video)

    12/01/2015 8:05:23 AM PST · by VinL · 14 replies
    You Tube ^ | 12/1/15 | USA Today
    Senator Ted Cruz shot up to the No. 2 spot for the first time in USA Today's Power Rankings. Cruz's investment in Iowa has been a big help.
  • In terrorism climate, Obama offers only hot air

    12/01/2015 8:00:32 AM PST · by luke1825 · 13 replies
    Lowell Sun ^ | 11/30 | Peter Lucas
    It's a community organizer's dream. It is the Obama-blessed United Nations international conference on climate change that opened in Paris Monday. It is where leaders of 150 nations gathered to talk about something they can do little, if anything, about. But that does not matter. It is the process that counts, not the results. This is the conference that President Barack Obama said represented "a powerful rebuke" to the radical Islamic terrorists who have launched a murderous campaign against the west
  • Police investigate death of Alaska's capital city mayor

    12/01/2015 7:51:30 AM PST · by Cletus.D.Yokel · 14 replies
    AP via MSN ^ | 01DEC2015 | AP Pool
    Something doesn't pass the "smell test" here: From the article: "Fisk had handily defeated incumbent Merrill Sanford in the October election to become mayor." /then/ "Mayor Mary Becker was named acting mayor, the newspaper reported."
  • Obama Speaking in Paris: Mass Shootings ‘Don’t Happen in Other Countries’

    12/01/2015 7:50:03 AM PST · by mandaladon · 85 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 1 Dec 2015 | Alex Griswold
    While giving a press conference in Paris, President Barack Obama told reporters that the mass shootings that plague the United States just never happen in other countries. “With respect to Planned Parenthood, obviously, my heart goes out to the families of those impacted,” Obama said in response to a reporter’s question. “I mean, I say this every time we’ve got one of these mass shootings; this just doesn’t happen in other countries.” For those living under a rock, the city of Paris itself was just hit with a series of simultaneous terrorist attacks. The majority of 130 deaths were in...
  • Obama’s Motorcade for Climate Change Talks Costing $784,825

    12/01/2015 7:46:05 AM PST · by b4its2late · 18 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | December 1, 2015 5:00 am | BY: Elizabeth Harrington
    Car service, hotels, and accommodations for the president and other administration officials to attend climate change talks in Paris are costing taxpayers nearly $2 million, according to government contracts. The COP21 meeting of global leaders, which President Obama said is a "powerful rebuke" to terrorists, began on Monday. Representatives from 195 countries traveled to Paris, burning 300,000 tons of carbon dioxide for the United Nations conference that is seeking to reduce global emissions. The tab for Obama's motorcade alone totals $784,825. The State Department issued a $407,868 contract to Biribin Limousines, an international chauffeur service, for vehicles for the president’s...
  • HeyJackass! Illustrating Chicago Values (Chicago Gun Crime Stats - Great Resource!)

    12/01/2015 7:44:41 AM PST · by Perseverando · 9 replies
    HeyJackass!.com ^ | December 1, 2015 | Unattributed
    Final November Totals Shot & Killed: 32 Shot & Wounded: 166 Total Shot: 198 Total Homicides: 34 Since Video Release (6:00p, 11/24/15) Shot & Killed: 10 Shot & Wounded: 34 Total Shot: 44 Total Homicides: 11 Year To Date Shot & Killed: 411 Shot & Wounded: 2339 Total Shot: 2750 Total Homicides: 464
  • Why Silver's (NYS Asbly majority Leader) guilty verdict should make (NYS Gov) Cuomo very worried.

    12/01/2015 7:44:04 AM PST · by 1Old Pro · 10 replies
    The New York Post ^ | 12/1/2015 | Bob McManus
    So in the end, the longest-tenured of Albany’s three men in a room turned out to be just another thief. Not a petty thief, not by any means; Sheldon Silver of the Lower East Side had stuffed his jeans with at least $4 million — and that makes him distinctive by Albany standards: The capital city’s gutter-grubbers traditionally settle for chump change.
  • Bill de Blasio says Andrew Cuomo is ‘posturing’ on NYC homeless crisis

    12/01/2015 7:39:18 AM PST · by C19fan · 5 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | November 30, 2015 | Jennifer Fermino
    New York City is more than capable of handling the homeless crisis — and Gov. Cuomo’s allegations otherwise are just “political posturing,” Mayor de Blasio said Monday. In his first comments since the governor’s office claimed he couldn’t “manage the homeless crisis,” de Blasio cited a slew of changes the city has made to deal with the problem — including $2.6 billion in funding for housing for the homeless.
  • Howard Stern Caller Confirms Trump: Muslims Did Cheer After 9/11 [Call From September 12, 2001]

    12/01/2015 7:37:10 AM PST · by GonzoII · 33 replies
    Howard Stern via Youtube ^ | Published on Nov 30, 2015 | NeatoBurrito Productions
    September 12, 2001 a woman calls on the howard stern and confirms trump about muslims cheering after 9/11. In South Paterson New Jersey, Her Husband who was a verizon employee saw Muslims Cheering. and before you tell me this is fake heres the link to the full audio of september 12, howard stern show 3;34;45 is the timecode https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yqn4BqFY-R4...
  • Report: Al Qaeda Declares War on Islamic State

    12/01/2015 7:33:44 AM PST · by C19fan · 18 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | November 30, 2015 | Adam Kredo
    Al Qaeda terrorists reportedly declared war on the Islamic State Monday following a “dispute” between the groups over a prisoner exchange with the Lebanese army. The two competing terror organizations are at odds with one another, with clashes erupting along the Syrian and Lebanese borders, Iran’s state-controlled Fars News Agency reported, citing “sources.”
  • 1 of 3 Engineers of the SAFE Act Guilty of Corruption, Second on Trial

    12/01/2015 7:33:06 AM PST · by marktwain · 1 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 1 December, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    Three men who created the infamous SAFE act in New York have been accused of extortion and corruption. One of them, Sheldon Silver, has been convicted. The second, former Senate Leader Dean Skelos, is undergoing trial. The third, Governor Cuomo, has shown up often in testimony, but has not been charged. The charges against Mr. Silver upended the status quo in Albany, and were followed in short order by the indictment of another one of the room’s three men, former Senate Leader Dean Skelos. Mr. Skelos, a Republican, is on trial just across the street from the courthouse where...
  • Walker yet to sign GAB overhaul bill (WI)

    12/01/2015 7:32:01 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 1 replies
    Wisconsiin Watchdog ^ | 12-1-15 | M. D. Kittle
    Part 294 of 292 in the series Wisconsin's Secret War MADISON, Wis. — More than two weeks after the Assembly finalized passage of a bill that would dismantle the state’s rogue political speech regulator, Gov. Scott Walker has yet to sign the legislation into law. And it’s not clear when he will do so. “I don’t have an update beyond what I have previously provided, which is that he will review this legislation and supports overall reform of the Government Accountability Board to provide a replacement that is fair, transparent, and accountable to Wisconsinites,” Walker press secretary Laurel Patrick told...
  • FLASHBACK: Muslims celebrate 9/11 attack on WTC in Paterson NJ MTV-News

    12/01/2015 7:30:55 AM PST · by TigerClaws · 21 replies
  • Georgia bunker ‘The Facility’ hits market for $17.5 million (SLIDESHOW)

    12/01/2015 7:27:06 AM PST · by NRx · 10 replies
    Atlanta Business Chronicle ^ | 11-16-2015 | Phil W. Hudson
    A underground facility and bunker dubbed “The Facility” in Southeast Georgia two hours from Savannah just hit the market for $17.5 million. The property, which is exclusively listed by Sister Hood of Harry Norman, Realtors Buckhead Office, was built in 1969 and fully renovated to government standards in 2012. According to Harry Norman, it is the only hardened and privately owned underground bunker of its kind in the United States. The property features a commercial 3-Phase power plant, in addition to its own 8Kw new solar backup system. The facility is also equipped with a $100,000 CCTV security system. Upcoming...
  • Lawmaker advises GAB’s Kevin Kennedy to ‘obey the law’ (WI)

    12/01/2015 7:26:07 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 8 replies
    Wisconsiin Watchdog ^ | 11-30-15 | M. D. Kittle
    Part 292 of 292 in the series Wisconsin's Secret War MADISON, Wis. – The state’s political speech cop again is resisting a lawmaker’s request for information about the costs of a secret John Doe investigation into Wisconsin conservatives. State Government Accountability Board director and general counsel Kevin Kennedy has “partially denied and partially fulfilled” an open records request by state Rep. Dave Craig, R-Town of Vernon. At least Kennedy insists as much in a seemingly conflicted response to the lawmaker’s request for information on the costs incurred by the GAB in the political investigation dubbed “John Doe II.” Craig, in...
  • Trump insists 'most' black pastors endorsing him [Pastor: Everybody...in room likes Donald Trump]

    12/01/2015 7:13:05 AM PST · by GonzoII · 10 replies
    The Hil ^ | - 11/30/15 05:10 PM EST | Lisa Hagen
    Donald Trump is insisting that "most" of the 100 black pastors he met with on Monday are endorsing him for president. "I thought it was an amazing meeting. I met some fantastic people," Trump said following the private meeting at Trump Tower. The GOP presidential front-runner had canceled a planned press conference on Sunday where he was to have highlighted the endorsements of 100 black religious leaders. He did so after several of the pastors denied they were endorsing Trump for president. Darrell Scott, a pastor at the New Spirit Revival Center in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, stood by Trump's side...
  • New study finds children of homosexual parents have more than two times the emotional problems

    12/01/2015 7:10:52 AM PST · by fwdude · 26 replies
    Fellowship of the Minds ^ | February 16, 2015 | Dr. Eowyn
    Until recently, a long-standing conviction of sociologists is that children do better — as measured by their educational achievement, behavior problems, and emotional well-being — in married, heterosexual, two-parent households, when contrasted to single mothers, cohabiting couples, adoptive parents, divorced parents, and same-sex parents. As an example, in their 1994 book Growing Up With A Single Parent, sociologists Sara McLanahan and Gary Sandefur wrote, “If we were asked to design a system for making sure that children’s basic needs were met, we would probably come up with something quite similar to the two-parent ideal.” (Slate)
  • Scarborough: Megyn Kelly 'Vicious,' Attacked Trump 'Like Rachel Maddow'

    12/01/2015 7:05:13 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 61 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Here at NewsBusters, we usually reserve popcorn-popping for times when Democrats are scrapping among themselves. But in this strange political season, it looks like we could be in for some Orville Redenbacher moments among Republicans, too. On today's Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough mentioned having watched some of Megyn Kelly's Fox News show last night and that Kelly was "vicious" in going after Donald Trump. In the unkindest cut of all, Scarborough said Kelly "sounded like Rachel Maddow." View the video of Scarborough's statement, followed by clips from last night's Kelly File. You'll see that Megyn doesn't crack the slightest smile...
  • Obama says parts of climate deal must be legally binding

    12/01/2015 6:57:44 AM PST · by Cheerio · 21 replies
    AssPress ^ | Dec 1, 8:44 AM EST | NANCY BENAC and SYLVIE CORBET
    PARIS (AP) -- Parts of a global climate agreement being hammered out in Paris should be legally binding, President Barack Obama said Tuesday. The declaration was a boost to climate negotiators seeking a tough accord and a challenge to Republican senators, many of whom don't believe that global warming is real. Whether or not to make the climate accord legally binding is a major sticking point at the two-week talks in Paris, which aim to get all countries to agree to cut emissions that scientists say are warming the Earth and are increasing extreme weather such as droughts and floods....
  • VIDEO: Truck Driver Gets SWARMED By HERD Of “Refugees”

    12/01/2015 6:54:18 AM PST · by Java4Jay · 36 replies
    After watching this it’s hard to fathom how Obama and his sheeple would want to import these people to our wonderful country.
  • No Christians: All 132 Syrian Refugees Admitted to U.S. Since Paris Attacks Are Sunni Muslims

    12/01/2015 6:51:14 AM PST · by detective · 14 replies
    CNS News ^ | November 30, 2015 | Patrick Goodenough
    Since the Paris terror attacks on November 13, the State Department has admitted 132 Syrian refugees into the United States, and all 132 are Sunni Muslims. No Christian, Druze, Shi'ite, Alawite, or member of any other religious minority in Syria has been admitted over that period, according to data from the State Department Refugee Processing Center.
  • Trump says meeting with U.S. black clergy went 'very well'

    12/01/2015 6:48:55 AM PST · by mandaladon · 3 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 1 Dec 2015 | Emily Flitter
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump met a group of black pastors on Monday, some of them polarizing figures in their own right, despite objections from other African-American clergy and academics who have assailed what they call Trump's racially charged rhetoric. The billionaire mogul emerged from the more than two-hour meeting saying it went "very well." He said some of the attendees had agreed to endorse him, but the group did not present a formal list of new supporters. The meeting was held with the Coalition of African American Ministers, clergy from across the country connected to...
  • Did New York Post Scrub 2001 Story Because It Supported Donald Trump’s Claim?…

    12/01/2015 6:36:37 AM PST · by detective · 63 replies
    Conservative treehouse ^ | November 30, 2015 | Sundance
    This is interesting. Mike M via twitter notices a Page Six story from September 2001 disappears from the New York Post.
  • Putin: Turkey SHOT DOWN down Russian plane to DEFEND ISIS oil supplies

    12/01/2015 6:36:07 AM PST · by Iron Munro · 22 replies
    PamelaGeller.com ^ | Nov. 30, 2015 | Pamela Geller
    Putin says Russia has proof ISIS oil routed through Turkey…and Obama has/is supporting these killers. Obama is on the wrong side every time. Every time. Obama has a perfect record of siding with evil every time. Russia has 'more proof' ISIS oil routed through Turkey, Erdogan says he'll "resign if it’s true," By RT, Nov 30, 2015 Russia has received additional intelligence confirming that oil from deposits controlled by Islamic State is moved through Turkey on an industrial scale, said Vladimir Putin. President Recep Erdogan said he will resign if this is confirmed. Moscow has grounds to suspect that the...
  • Man Arrested for Threat to Execute Students at University of Chicago

    12/01/2015 6:28:13 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 36 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | 11-30-2015 | Douglas Belkin
    Man Arrested for Threat to Execute Students at University of Chicago Federal official accuse 21 year-old African-American college student of making online threats By Douglas Belkin Updated Nov. 30, 2015 CHICAGO Authorities on Monday arrested a 21 year-old African-American college student for making online threats that prompted the University of Chicago to cancel classes. Jabari R. Dean, an electrical engineering major at a nearby school, was charged with transmitting a threat in interstate commerce. He admitted posting online that he planned to head to the University of Chicagos campus quad at 10 a.m. Monday with three fully loaded weapons to...
  • No More 'Christmas in Washington': After 33 Years the Show Has Been Canceled

    12/01/2015 6:27:34 AM PST · by Michael van der Galien · 17 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 12-01-2015 | Michael van der Galien
    [VIDEO] That's it. No more "Christmas in Washington." After 33 year years and 5 administrations, the live Christmas concert has been canceled: After last year’s show, hosted by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, TNT announced that it would no longer broadcast the Christmas special, ending a 15-year partnership with veteran producer George Stevens Jr. and his son, Michael. The Stevenses, who had just been ousted as the producers of the Kennedy Center Honors gala, said they were in search of a new broadcast partner. But a new network sponsor was never found, and according to the Stevens Co., the 2014 broadcast...
  • President Obama Explains How He Is Defeating All The World's Greatest Threats - Live Feed

    12/01/2015 6:27:33 AM PST · by Zakeet · 26 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | December 1, 2015
    In a broad-based press conference, President Obama is expected to address everything from climate change and fossil fuels to more mundane threats such as ISIS, Boko Haram, Turkey, Russia, and Saudi Arabia. As you watch the President explain how he is solving all these 'issues', bear in mind his statement from earlier today that the global pact on climate control is "an act of defiance" against terrorism that proves the world stands undeterred by ISIS. Yeah that really showed them, eh?! Note: Live feed in the article ... have a waste basket handy if you chose to watch!
  • Ted Cruz: Enough condoms for all

    12/01/2015 6:26:32 AM PST · by Isara · 20 replies
    Politico ^ | 11/30/15 | Hanna Trudo
    He mocks Hillary Clinton's attacks on the GOP about contraception and women's health issues. Ted Cruz wants Iowans to know one thing for sure: He's certain there's no scarcity of condoms in the country. Speaking at a town hall meeting in Bettendorf, Iowa on Monday, the Republican senator from Texas discussed his views on contraception and women's health issues at the end of a three-day stint in the state. Cruz addressed what he claimed to be flaws in Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton's policies toward women's health issues surrounding abortion and contraception. He also didn't miss the opportunity to debunk the...
  • Geraldo fumes, says studio locked him out after contract dispute

    12/01/2015 6:26:09 AM PST · by COUNTrecount · 24 replies
    NY POST ^ | November 30, 2015 | Ian Mohr
    Geraldo Rivera is in a war of words with Cumulus Media and its new CEO Mary Berner — which he says will spill over into a lawsuit. Rivera claims he’s been locked out of his studio at Cumulus’ WABC-AM after the company reneged on a contract extension he says he negotiated with a previous regime. Berner took over embattled Cumulus — the nation’s No. 2 radio broadcaster, with 454 stations in 90 markets — in September, after running Reader’s Digest. Modal Trigger Mary BernerPhoto: Getty Images But sources close to Cumulus counter that new management at the radio broadcaster did...
  • Jeff Sessions Rings Alarml: Obama Will ‘Be Allowed’ To Bring In 10,000 Syrians

    12/01/2015 6:23:18 AM PST · by Michael van der Galien · 26 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12-01-2015 | Matthew Boyle
    Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL)82% is warning Americans that under newly minted House Speaker Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI)58% ’s and Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY)52% ’s planned government funding bill, President Barack Obama will be “allowed” to bring in 10,000 Syrian refugees and place them in American communities. Session said in a statement released this morning: "As currently written, this year’s appropriations bills – which will be combined into a catch-all ‘omnibus’ by December 11th – amount to a blank check for the President to carry out his refugee resettlement plans. "Not only will the President be allowed to...
  • Trump Card: New Report Points To DC Media Cover-Up of 9/11 NJ Muslim Celebration

    12/01/2015 6:16:52 AM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 70 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/01/2015 | John Nolte
    Despite the corrupt DC Media's dishonest and highly-coordinated campaign to shut him down, Donald Trump's refusal to back up even a step has resulted in yet more proof of the media's ongoing cover-up of the almost certain fact that some number of American Muslims celebrated the collapse of the World Trade Center. On top of legions of eyewitnesses and a contemporaneous report in no less than the Washington Post, another newspaper report has surfaced: In the New York Post in September of 2011, Fred Siegel wrote, Here in New York, it was easy to get angry listening to Egyptians, Palestinians...
  • Cruz: 'Overwhelming majority of violent criminals are Democrats'

    12/01/2015 6:13:39 AM PST · by Isara · 34 replies
    Politico ^ | 11/30/15 | Eliza Collins
    Ted Cruz on Monday equated Democrats with violent crime.In an interview with conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt on Monday, the Texas senator said that "the simple and undeniable fact is the overwhelming majority of violent criminals are Democrats."The Republican presidential contender was discussing the attack that killed three people at a Planned Parenthood in Colorado Springs, Colo., on Friday. The shooting suspect, Robert Lewis Dear, was being held Monday with no bond with an initial charge of first-degree murder. The suspect's reported mention of "baby parts" at the time of the shooting -as well as the location of the shooting...
  • ‘Love’ and Disbelief Follow Donald Trump Meeting With Black Leaders

    12/01/2015 6:11:30 AM PST · by detective · 38 replies
    The New York Times ^ | December 1, 2015 | MICHAEL BARBARO and JOHN CORRALES
    It seemed like a powerful counterpoint to the perception of Donald Trump as intolerant: A hundred black ministers and religious leaders would endorse him at his offices in Manhattan, vouching for his sensitivity and broadmindedness. But within hours of the announcement a few days ago, furious backtracking, denials and finger-pointing were underway.
  • Keep your inflammatory words to yourself

    12/01/2015 6:09:40 AM PST · by artichokegrower · 20 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | November 30, 2015 | Erika D. Smith
    Republican presidential candidates, others too quick with reckless rhetoric Words don’t carry consequences of gun, but they can influence people Ramblings about ‘body parts’ in Planned Parenthood shooting is proof
  • CRUZ VIDEO: "Attacking Hillary on "Condom Police"

    12/01/2015 6:03:56 AM PST · by VinL · 9 replies
    ABC NEWS ^ | 11/30/15 | Ted Cruz
    Ted Cruz responding to Hillary's "War on Women" canard.
  • Murdoch unloads on Kerry, Obama, the left (Must Read-He Gets It!)

    12/01/2015 5:52:20 AM PST · by Chgogal · 58 replies
    Polltico ^ | November 30, 2015 | Blake Hounshell
    News Corp CEO Rupert Murdoch, in a discursive speech Monday evening, blasted Secretary of State John Kerry and attacked the left for creating an "identity crisis" that he charged has undermined American strength and fostered terrorism around the world. And he drew a connection between U.S. foreign policy and domestic culture, arguing that “in recent years, there has been far too much institutionalization of grievance and victimhood."
  • Beijing factories shut amid smog nightmare

    12/01/2015 5:47:23 AM PST · by TangledUpInBlue · 13 replies
    AFP ^ | 12/1 | AFP
    Beijing ordered hundreds of factories to shut and allowed children to skip school as choking smog reached over 25 times safe levels on Tuesday, casting a cloud over China's participation in Paris climate talks. A thick grey haze shrouded the capital with concentrations of PM 2.5, harmful microscopic particles that penetrate deep into the lungs, as high as 634 micrograms per cubic metre. The reading given by the US embassy dwarfs the maximum recommended by the World Health Organisation, which is just 25 micrograms per cubic metre
  • Russian-Turkish Tensions Heating Up: Erdogan Says He'll Resign if Putin Proves Turkey Buys ISIS Oil

    12/01/2015 5:44:55 AM PST · by Michael van der Galien · 16 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 12-01-2015 | Michael van der Galien
    Tensions between Russia and Turkey continue to rise. Their relationship suffered a deadly blow when Turkey shot down a Russian jet last month. Ever since, Russia's President Putin and his Turkish counterpart Erdogan have gone after each other, both in public and privately. In the last few days, Putin has accused Turkey of buying ISIS oil. The Russian president is convinced that the terrorist group is shipping massive amounts of oil to the Turkish black market, where it's then sold for a relatively low price. Putin's accusations are backed up by Mowaffak al Rubaie, a former Iraqi Governing Council member...
  • Murdoch unloads on Kerry, Obama, the left

    12/01/2015 5:44:24 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 6 replies
    politico.com ^ | Blake Hounshell
    News Corp CEO Rupert Murdoch, in a discursive speech Monday evening, blasted Secretary of State John Kerry and attacked the left for creating an "identity crisis" that he charged has undermined American strength and fostered terrorism around the world. And he drew a connection between U.S. foreign policy and domestic culture, arguing that "in recent years, there has been far too much institutionalization of grievance and victimhood." The Australian-born media mogul, a naturalized U.S. citizen, also touched on the Republican presidential primary, which he said "has articulated a deep distaste for the slow descent of our country." "Before delivering my...
  • The Most Surprising Thing About the Colorado Springs Shooting

    12/01/2015 5:33:35 AM PST · by detective · 55 replies
    Red State ^ | December 1st, 2015 | Erick Erickson
    This past Friday, a lunatic who lived in a shack with no running water or electricity killed three people in Colorado Springs, CO. He wound up going into a Planned Parenthood facility. Three people were killed. None of those were abortionists or patients. A pro-life Christian preacher/police officer was one of the victims.
  • Obama names fired campaign official as top adviser on Islamic State

    12/01/2015 5:30:17 AM PST · by george76 · 5 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 11/30/15 | NICOLE DURAN
    resident Obama on Monday promoted an official to be his top adviser in the fight against the Islamic State, one he fired from his presidential campaign in 2008 for talking to Hamas ... Rob Malley .. was fired from then-Sen. Barack Obama's first presidential campaign in 2008 for meeting with Hamas officials when he was an informal adviser to the campaign. Obama at the time was downplaying the idea he would negotiate with groups opposed to Israel.
  • The Conservative Case For Ted Cruz

    12/01/2015 5:30:00 AM PST · by Kaslin · 37 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 1, 2015 | John Hawkins
    After eight years of Obama that have decimated the Democratic Party, the Dems seem poised to nominate a candidate who's generally thought of as a corrupt, insincere liar with no significant accomplishments. This gives the Republican Party a real opportunity to put someone in the White House who can reverse the damage of the Obama years and get the country back on track. As of today, there appear to be five candidates who are in the hunt for the nomination: Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio and Donald Trump. Out of those candidates, Ted Cruz should be an...
  • Feds Delay Deal for California ISIS Supporter

    12/01/2015 5:26:46 AM PST · by SJackson · 6 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | December 1, 2015 | Lloyd Billingsley
    Feds Delay Deal for California ISIS Supporter Putting off punishment for the man who wanted to blow up a "Zionist" daycare. December 1, 2015 Lloyd Billingsley Despite a tepid response from the president, the November 13 terrorist attacks in Paris may be causing some U.S. officials to take stateside ISIS recruits more seriously. On November 17, the U.S. Department of Justice was to make an offer to Islamic State supporter Nicholas Teausant, seeking to resolve his case without trial "with the possibility of a guilty plea to an as-yet-undefined charge" as the Sacramento Bee reported. Reports of a settlement...
  • Don’t Punish the Families of Terrorists Who Knew About Impending Attacks?

    12/01/2015 5:24:13 AM PST · by SJackson · 17 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | December 1, 2015 | Ronn Torossian and George Birnbaum and Hank Sheinkopf
    The twisted logic of leftist anti-Israel activist groups -- and those who fund them. Israel struggles with terrorist attacks, and works vigilantly to combat suicide attacks. The government is forced to resort to means that will protect her people - and combat terrorists who believe they will head to heaven and be rewarded as part of their jihad. Rightfully, the Israeli government has pursued a path of home demolition. As Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu noted "We have a policy of creating a price for suicide terrorists, because the suicide terrorist commits suicide after all, it is reasonable to assume he...
  • When in Paris… President Obama has a ‘working dinner’ at three-star eatery

    12/01/2015 5:24:10 AM PST · by HomerBohn · 24 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 12/1/2015 | Emily Heil
    As working dinners go, President Obama's meal Monday night in Paris with French President Francois Hollande, Secretary of State John Kerry and others wasn't too shabby. No cartons of takeout -- instead, the gang fueled up after a long day of climate talks at L'Ambroisie, the three-Michelin-starred temple of gastronomie in the Marais neighborhood. Per the Michelin Guide, the ornately be-chandelier-ed dining room is known for "incomparable classicism and an immortal feast for the senses." Perhaps worried that Obama would create an international faux pas by ordering a burger or a margarita (two of his faves), a reporter asked what...
  • The fall of America signals the rise of the new world order

    12/01/2015 5:05:06 AM PST · by HomerBohn · 26 replies
    Personal Liberty ^ | 12/1/2015 | Brandon Smith
    "The contemporary quest for world order will require a coherent strategy to establish a concept of order within the various regions and to relate these regional orders to one another." -- Henry Kissinger, "Henry Kissinger On The Assembly Of A New World Order" "[P]art of people's concern is just the sense that around the world the old order isn't holding and we're not quite yet to where we need to be in terms of a new order that's based on a different set of principles, that's based on a sense of common humanity, that's based on economies that work for...

    12/01/2015 4:55:23 AM PST · by HomerBohn · 37 replies
    EMail | 12/1/2015
    A List of Republican Budget Cuts These are all the programs that the new Republican House has proposed cutting. * Corporation for Public Broadcasting Subsidy -- $445 million annual savings. * Save America 's Treasures Program -- $25 million annual savings. * International Fund for Ireland -- $17 million annual savings. * Legal Services Corporation -- $420 million annual savings. * National Endowment for the Arts -- $167.5 million annual savings . * National Endowment for the Humanities -- $167.5 million annual savings. * Hope VI Program -- $250 million annual savings. * Amtrak Subsidies -- $1.565 billion annual savings....
  • Yesterday’s Giants, Today’s Dwarves

    12/01/2015 4:43:30 AM PST · by Servant of the Cross · 17 replies
    National Review ^ | 12/1/2015 | Victor Davis Hanson
    The Left's highly selective application of today's standards to yesterday's heroes. The latest round of condemning the past on the moral criteria of the present started with banning the Confederate flag from public places. Now it is on to airbrushing away progressive old white guy Woodrow Wilson, in Trotskyized fashion, from public commemoration. But do those on the Left realize that they are rapidly becoming captives to the consequences of their own ideology? Their current effort to rewrite the past is doomed to failure for a variety of reasons. Left-Wing Hypocrisy First, this damnation of memory is not a balanced...