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  • Teen buried alive heard screaming and banging on her coffin, relatives rush to help

    08/31/2015 3:52:33 AM PDT · by WhiskeyX
    Fox News Latino ^ | August 25, 2015 | Fox News Latino
    A 16-year-old Honduran was heard banging and screaming by her grieving husband the day after her coffin had been sealed and encased in concrete.
  • Ambassador Says Pope Francis Will Urge U.S. To "Open Doors" For Immigrants

    08/31/2015 3:27:52 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 20 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | August 31, 2015 | Dr. Susan Berry
    The U.S. ambassador to the Vatican said that during Pope Francis’ visit to the United States next month, he expects the Pope will urge the U.S. to embrace its history of welcoming immigrants.
  • Jorge Ramos: Kate's Law "Completely Unfair" To "Millions" Of Illegals

    08/31/2015 3:20:28 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 16 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | August 31, 2015 | Tony Lee
    Univision’s Jorge Ramos, the left-wing activist who confronted Donald Trump in Iowa last week and tried to make Trump’s press conference all about him and his pet causes, told CNN this weekend that Kate’s Law is “completely unfair” to millions of illegal immigrants.
  • The (NOT) Quinn in the Morning Show with Jim Quinn - August 31-Sept 4th (Quinn on Vacation)

    08/31/2015 3:09:14 AM PDT · by sneakers · 2 replies
    Quinn is on vacation this week! The Quinn in the Morning Show airs from 6:00am to 9:00 am, Monday thru Friday. To listen online, go to www.warroom.com and sign up (for a small fee). Or you can listen on the radio locally in the upstate NY area on 1040 WYSL Rochester, NY or 1480 WCNS in Latrobe, Pa. If you sign up online, be sure to choose the "auto-renew" option in order to have full access to archived shows and podcasts.
  • COP EXECUTION IN TEXAS

    08/31/2015 3:08:54 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 5 replies
    Frontpagemag.com ^ | August 31, 2015 | Mathew Vadum
    Cops in Houston, Texas are blaming the increasingly violent Black Lives Matter movement for the unprovoked killing Friday of a uniformed white sheriff's deputy allegedly committed by a black man who snuck up on the officer without saying a word and fired a gun repeatedly into his body until he was dead.
  • Hundreds arrested as Beijing launches stock market crackdown

    08/31/2015 3:04:01 AM PDT · by SkyPilot · 3 replies
    CNN Money ^ | 31 Aug 15 | CNN staff
    Chinese authorities have arrested nearly 200 people for alleged online rumor-mongering about China's stock market turmoil and a recent, deadly chemical factory explosion in Tianjin. Among the arrested is Wang Xiaolu, a journalist for financial publication Caijing Magazine, "who has been placed under 'criminal compulsory measures' for suspected violations of colluding with others and fabricating and spreading fake information on securities and futures market," according to Chinese state media. Government officials have also been placed under arrest, including Liu Shufan, an official with the China Securities Regulatory Commission, who has been accused of bribery, fraud and completing under-the-table deals. At...
  • HMS Hi-tech, the warship of the future: Royal Navy's Dreadnought 2050 has space-age control room

    08/31/2015 2:47:43 AM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 11 replies
    mail Online ^ | 31 August 2015 | SEAN POULTER
    Sleek and stealthy, it resembles something from Star Wars. In fact, this is what British warships could look like in as little as 35 years. With RAF jets already being replaced by drones piloted by men sitting at computer screens many miles away, the Royal Navy is now investigating how technology will change the fleet. The answer, it seems, could be a generation of largely remote-controlled seafaring beasts with ‘speed of light weapons’ and a hull that can make them invisible to the naked eye. Glimpse of the future: Engineers have unveiled a series of images of the ground-breaking vessel,...
  • It looks like China is through propping up its stock market

    08/31/2015 1:40:56 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 11 replies
    Business Insider ^ | Aug. 31, 2015 | David Scutt
    It looks like China is through propping up its stock market David Scutt, Business Insider Australia China’s government, through financial intermediaries, was actively supporting the nation’s stock market through large-scale purchases late last week, but it’s unlikely to last. According to the Financial Times, the government has apparently abandoned plans to boost stocks through continued widespread buying, instead focusing its attention on punishing those suspected of destabilizing stocks in order to boost flagging investor confidence. “China’s leaders feel they mishandled the stock market rescue efforts by allowing too much information to become public” stated the FT, citing a leaked document...
  • Unique Grom-2 Missile-Bomb Weapon Created in Russia

    08/30/2015 11:00:46 PM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 4 replies
    The bomb was constructed on the basis of the Kh-38ME modular aircraft guided missile, according to the manufacturer. ZHUKOVSKY (Sputnik) — A unique Grom-2, possessing the destructive utility of both a missile and a bomb, has been developed in Russia, general director of the Tactical Missile Systems Corporation said Wednesday. “Grom-2 is in fact a glide bomb, as there is another warhead weighing 130 kilograms [286 pounds] instead of an engine with a total weight of 250 kilograms," Boris Obnosov told journalists. According to Obnosov, the Grom-2 was constructed on the basis of the Kh-38ME modular aircraft guided missile. Russia's...
  • Former VP Cheney Likens Iran Deal to Munich Pact

    08/30/2015 9:36:12 PM PDT · by Nachum · 17 replies
    inn ^ | 8/30/15 | Elad Benari
    Former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney and his daughter Liz are blasting the nuclear deal between Iran and the six world powers, likening it to the Munich agreement signed in and which paved the way to World War II. The harsh criticism of the deal came in a joint op-ed the two wrote for The Wall Street Journal on Friday. The two write that “despite the explosive spread of terrorist ideology and organizations, the establishment of an Islamic State caliphate in the heart of the Middle East, the proliferation of nuclear weapons, and increasing threats from Iran, China, North Korea...
  • Illinois Says It Can’t Pay Big Lottery Winners

    08/30/2015 9:33:59 PM PDT · by sparklite2 · 43 replies
    Time ^ | August 29, 2015
    Without a state budget agreement two months into the new fiscal year, there’s no authority for the state comptroller to cut checks over $25,000. That means smaller winnings can be paid out, but not the larger lottery wins. Susan Rick, who lives in Oglesby, Illinois, planned home fix-ups and a visit to her daughter after her boyfriend won $250,000 last month. But they were told to wait. Rick tells the Chicago Tribune that if the situation were reversed, the state would “come take it, and they don’t care whether we have a roof over our head.” Lottery spokesman Steve Rossi...
  • Hungary slams 'groundless' French criticism of border barrier

    08/30/2015 9:33:48 PM PDT · by Mariner · 7 replies
    AFP ^ | August 30th, 2015 | Unattributed
    Budapest (AFP) - Hungary on Sunday lashed out at French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius over his criticism of the country's new anti-migrant border barrier, accusing him of "shocking and groundless" judgements. In an interview with French radio Sunday morning Fabius said the razor-wire barrier, which runs the length of Hungary's border with Serbia, does "not respect Europe's common values". Fabius also called "scandalous" the attitude of "a certain number of European countries, particularly in the east" who oppose a quota scheme for the distribution of migrants across EU member states. He did not name the countries targeted by that remark....
  • Ex-HP board member who voted to fire Fiorina endorses her [Tom Perkins]

    08/30/2015 9:04:22 PM PDT · by CutePuppy · 34 replies
    The Hill ^ | 2015 August 27 | Jesse Byrnes
    A former board member of Hewlett-Packard who voted to fire Carly Fiorina as CEO is now endorsing the businesswoman's 2016 Republican presidential campaign. "Carly did what she was brought in to do: turn the company around and make it successful again. Not only did she save the company from the dire straits it was in, she laid the foundation for HP's future growth," Tom Perkins wrote for a full-page New York Times ad. The comments, in an advertisement placed in the newspaper's business section Thursday by a pro-Fiorina super-PAC, were framed as a response to an Aug. 18 Times column...
  • The Weekend Is Over, And We're Tumbling Again

    08/30/2015 9:00:45 PM PDT · by blam · 17 replies
    businessinsider.com BI ^ | 8-30-2015 | Sam Ro
    Sam RoAugust 30,2015US futures are trading in the red, signaling more volatility for the US stock markets when they open on Monday Dow futures are down 177 points, S&P futures are down 22 points, and Nasdaq futures are down 46 points. This follows what's being interpreted as hawkish comments from Stanley Fischer, Vice Chairman of the Federal Reserve. "Given the apparent stability of inflation expectations, there is good reason to believe that inflation will move higher as the forces holding down inflation dissipate further," Fischer said on Saturday during a panel at the Kansas City Fed's Economic Symposium in Jackson...
  • O’Malley blasts Wasserman Schultz in front of DNC meeting

    08/30/2015 8:40:57 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 14 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | August 29, 2015 | S.A. Miller
    A feud within the Democratic Party spilled into the open Friday at the Democratic National Committee’s summer meeting in Minneapolis, as presidential candidate and former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley used his speech to the convention to publicly chide DNC leaders for limiting the number of presidential debates. Mr. O'Malley said that DNC officials had not only silenced debate among Democratic candidates but silenced the party’s ability to respond to Republican presidential candidates, whose recent TV debate reached more than 20 million Americans. “They malign our president’s record of achievement, they denigrate women and immigrant families. They doubled down, on trickle...
  • Anger builds at EPA over radioactive landfill

    08/30/2015 8:03:30 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 17 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 29, 2015 | Timothy Cama
    Leaders in a St. Louis suburb are urgently calling on top Obama administration officials to quickly clean up a landfill with radioactive waste that they believe could catch fire. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been working for 25 years on the West Lake Landfill in Bridgeton, Mo., which has housed barium sulfate waste from the Manhattan Project since the 1970s. The EPA is still studying the site and considering a wide range of actions to contain the radioactive material under its Superfund program for cleaning severe environmental contamination. But with an underground, smoldering fire in an adjacent landfill, residents...
  • Wes Craven dies aged 76 after battle with brain cancer

    08/30/2015 7:31:00 PM PDT · by CorporateStepsister · 9 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 30 August 2015 | Chris Spargo
    Wes Craven passed away on Sunday afternoon in Los Angeles. The iconic horror director known for his work on films such as A Nightmare on Elm Street, Scream and The Last House on the Left was 76-years-old. He had been battling brain cancer.
  • Scott Walker: Building a US-Canada border wall is ‘a legitimate issue’

    08/30/2015 7:28:55 PM PDT · by z taxman · 46 replies
    Boston.com ^ | 8/30/15 | Nik DeCosta-Klipa
    For all the talk about a southern border wall (ahem, Mr. Trump), Scott Walker has an additional concern: Canada. Given his support for building a U.S.-Mexico border wall to protect against terrorist threats, the Wisconsin governor was asked on NBC’s Meet the Press by host Chuck Todd if he wanted to build a northern border wall. Walker, a Republican candidate for president, said a U.S.-Canadian border “is a legitimate issue for us to look at.” “Some people have asked us about that in New Hampshire,” Walker said. “They raised some very legitimate concerns, including some law enforcement folks that brought...
  • Donald Trump Comes to The Barclays and All Hell Breaks Loose

    08/30/2015 7:21:50 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 36 replies
    nj.com ^ | August 30 | John Munson
    He stepped out of a black SUV, wearing a blue blazer and a white "Make America Great Again" hat just as a golfer who made two holes-in-one in the same round was giving an interview. Who knew two aces would be the second wildest thing that happened at The Barclays on Sunday? Donald Trump was stopped immediately at the front entrance to Plainfield Country Club for his first of more than a hundred (no exaggeration) selfies and then headed inside. .. An impromptu security detail of six Edison police officers surrounded him, but Trump made it clear that he wanted...
  • Rep. Kevin Cramer on EPA’s Attempted Waterway Grab: ‘Private Property Rights Are What’s at Stake’

    08/30/2015 7:21:44 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 10 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 08/30/2015 | Alex Swoyer
    In an exclusive interview with Breitbart News, Rep. Kevin Cramer (R-ND) reacted to a recent injunction that blocked a new regulation that would have granted the federal government jurisdiction over some waterways across the United States. “I wasn’t surprised by the injunction even though other courts were sort of failing to see the logic of states’ cases in other filings,” Cramer exclusively told Breitbart News. On Friday, North Dakota’s U.S. District Judge Ralph Erickson ordered a temporary injunction against the Obama administration’s rule, which would grant the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), along with the Army Corps of Engineers, authority over...
  • 'Irish' Man Labelled Hero After Istanbul Fight

    08/30/2015 7:13:20 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 13 replies
    Sky News ^ | August 26, 2015 | Sky News
    A man reported to be an Irish citizen has been heralded as a hero after fighting off a mob of Turkish shopkeepers who beat him with sticks. Described by Turkish media as an Irish tourist and a professional boxer, he had been at a market in Istanbul's Aksaray neighbourhood looking for a bottle of water. After he opened the fridge door, accidentally sending all the bottles tumbling to the floor, the owner of the shop held a stick to him. A large group of other shopkeepers then came to defend the shop owner, some carrying sticks or stools. Despite the...
  • Dover police officer shoots armed man; injury not serious

    08/30/2015 7:10:45 PM PDT · by beaversmom · 14 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | August 28, 2015 | Randall Chase
    DOVER, Del. — Officers responding to a tip about a man armed with a handgun in downtown Dover shot the 21-year-old after a brief foot chase, authorities said Friday. Chief Paul Bernat said police received a tip around 1 p.m. alerting them that Terrence Fletcher had a handgun. Officers converged on the area from two sides. Authorities said Fletcher was shot in the parking lot of a day care center after a brief chase through a narrow alley and over a broken chain link fence. Police said Fletcher was shot in the thigh and was believed to be in good...
  • Wes Craven, ‘Scream’ and ‘Nightmare on Elm Street’ Director, Dies at 76

    08/30/2015 6:33:30 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 33 replies
    Variety ^ | August 30, 2015
    Legendary horror director Wes Craven, known for the “Scream” films, “Nightmare on Elm Street” and more, has died of brain cancer. He was 76.
  • Taking on immigrants in US could be time-bomb for Trump

    08/30/2015 6:31:20 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 91 replies
    AFP Via Yahoo News ^ | 08/30/2015 | Ramon Sahmkow
    Washington (AFP) - Billionaire Donald Trump has soared in opinion polls for the Republican presidential primary, but inflammatory anti-immigrant rhetoric could cost him the crucial Latino vote in the 2016 White House race. "What Trump is doing is political suicide," says Patricio Zamorano, executive director of the consulting firm Infoamericas.info. Since launching his campaign in June, "The Donald" has catapulted to the top of the Republican polls, ahead of 16 other candidates, and at 28 percent this week he is streaking away from his nearest rival by 16 points. Immigration has dominated the agenda since then, with Trump, 69, promising...
  • Rose Unplugged Morning Show August 31 2015.

    08/30/2015 6:10:41 PM PDT · by GregB · 8 replies
    Rose is back! Formerly the “Rose” half of the Quinn & Rose Morning Show, she is back on the air and ready for the fight! Catch her on Pittsburgh’s 1250 AM “The Answer” WPGP, from 8AM to 10AM Monday through Friday or via live stream at www.am1250theanswer.com, where you can also get the podcasts. Join us for real no-nonsense conservative talk with a passion that only Rose can deliver!
  • New York’s Craziest Custody Case: Four Parents, One Child By

    08/30/2015 6:07:16 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 42 replies
    New York Post ^ | August 30, 2015 | Kathianne Boniello
    She’s seen paternity battles, struggles for alimony, vicious tugs-of-war over children, but veteran family attorney Susan Bender had never handled a custody fight quite like this. A gay male couple donated sperm from one of the men to a lesbian couple, resulting in a baby. Each couple bought identical New York apartments and decorated them exactly the same. The intention was to split the year into four quarters and rotate the primary parenting duties amongst themselves. The complex plan was intended “so that they could all parent the child or children in some meaningful way,” the attorney said. “They were...
  • McKinley Out, Denali In: Highest Peak in North America Renamed

    08/30/2015 6:05:36 PM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 86 replies
    nbcnews.com ^ | AUgust 30, 2015 | by TIM STELLOH
    For more than a century, the tallest mountain on the continent was named after the 25th U.S. president, William McKinley. Now, in honor of Alaska's indigenous Athabascan people, who had always called it "Denali," President Barack Obama is changing it back, the White House said in a release Sunday.
  • In Conversation with Quentin Tarantino

    08/30/2015 6:01:40 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 30 replies
    vulture.com ^ | 8/23/15 | Lane Brown
    ...You supported Obama. How do you think he’s done? I think he’s fantastic. He’s my favorite president, hands down, of my lifetime. He’s been awesome this past year. Especially the rapid, one-after-another-after-another-after-another aspect of it. It’s almost like take no prisoners. His he-doesn’t-give-a-shit attitude has just been so cool. Everyone always talks about these lame-duck presidents. I’ve never seen anybody end with this kind of ending. All the people who supported him along the way that questioned this or that and the other? All of their questions are being answered now.
  • TGO Signs "Plunder & Deceit" in Florida

    08/30/2015 5:47:17 PM PDT · by dontreadthis · 10 replies
    08/30/2015
    I do not make very accurate crowd size estimates, but I figure about 1000, which is not bad for Florida's lib southeast coast. Good cheer had by all!
  • Judge: IRS must hand over White House record requests (for taxpayers’ private info )

    08/30/2015 5:45:04 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 16 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | August 30. 2015 | Barbara Boland
    The Internal Revenue Service must turn over any White House requests for taxpayers' private information, a federal judge ruled Friday. The IRS cannot cite taxpayer confidentiality laws to avoid turning over the information requested by Cause of Action, Judge Amy Berman Jackson ruled. Cause of Action has waged a two-year battle to discover whether Obama administration officials had any hand in the IRS' targeting of conservative non-profits. The IRS cannot cite privacy protection "to shield the very misconduct it was enacted to prohibit," the judge said Friday, according to the Washington Times. "This court questions whether section 6103 [of the...
  • Angry parents sending death threats on social media to their children's teachers

    08/30/2015 2:39:13 PM PDT · by george76 · 26 replies
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | August 29, 2015 | LAURIE HANNA
    Angry parents sending death threats on social media to their children's teachers, shocking survey reveals [ Full title ]. Parents are sending death threats to their children's teachers on social media, a shocking new survey has revealed. Three out of four teachers in in the U.K. have said parents’ behavior toward them has become more obnoxious in the last five years. The poll of 796 teachers in England and Wales also revealed that the parents of younger pupils tend to be more verbally aggressive to teachers. And teachers have been subjected to nasty comments about their appearance, weight and sexuality...
  • Social media erupts as ‘left-wing racist’ Jorge Ramos calls Kate’s Law ‘unfair’ to illegals

    08/30/2015 5:31:42 PM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 59 replies
    Bizpac Review ^ | 08/30/2015 | Carmine Sabia
    Social media users are furious that Jorge Ramos, the illegal immigration activist who masquerades as a journalist, came out against a law named in honor of a woman killed by an illegal alien who’d been deported from the country five times — and returned every time. Speaking to CNN’s Brian Stelter in an interview to air Sunday on “Reliable Sources,” the Univision anchor declared Kate’s Law, which dictates that a deported illegal alien caught sneaking back in the country, would receive a mandatory five-year prison sentence, is unfair.
  • Muslim History Is Rife With ISIS-Style Executions

    08/30/2015 3:55:07 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 31 replies
    MEMRI ^ | 28/8/15 | Yasmin el Khatib
    "I do not understand why, after every perverted [act of] execution carried out by ISIS, most Muslims insist that these actions have nothing to do with Islam. After all, Muslim history is rife with terrifying forms of execution, similar or even identical to those used by ISIS. I am not talking of executions motivated by revenge, such as the crucifixion of Al-Khallaj,[2] the killing of Suhrawardi,[3] or the slaughter of Ibn Al-Muqaffa.[4] [Nor am I speaking of] the mutilation of dead bodies, such as the practice of displaying the heads of decapitated [victims], which was invented by the Umayyad [caliphs]....
  • This Illegal Immigrant Violently Carjacked A Woman Minutes After Getting Out Of Jail

    08/30/2015 5:06:35 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 60 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 8/24//2015 | JOSH FATZICK |
    Just minutes after being set free from jail, an illegal immigrant who had already been deported once stole a woman’s car and threatened to kill her. Guaymar Cabrera-Hernandez, 24, had been held in the Montgomery County Detention Center since June before being released Monday afternoon, FOX5 reports. Upon his release, Cabrera-Hernandez approached a woman in the parking lot of a nearby Islamic Education Center and demanded she get out of her car. Cabrera-Hernandez, armed with a knife in one hand and a brick in the other, put the knife to the woman’s throat and forced her out of her car,...
  • Pew finds Orthodox similar to Evangelical Christians - not other Jews

    08/30/2015 4:52:22 PM PDT · by NetAddicted · 17 replies
    Forward ^ | 8/26/2015 | Nathan Guttman
    Wearing black hats or donning small yarmulkes, Orthodox Jews represent a distinct subgroup within the Jewish community — more observant, more conservative and more insular
  • Doctor fired for 'anti-gay' remarks: no regrets

    08/30/2015 4:42:16 PM PDT · by NetAddicted · 17 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 082515 | Elihan Aharon
    Dr. Sudi Namir, who was fired from the Israel Medical Association Ethics Committee for controversial comments he made about homosexuals on an internet forum, has defended his comments in an exclusive interview with Arutz Sheva.
  • Pro-Iran Deal Resolution Shot Down in Democratic Natl. Committee

    08/30/2015 3:30:53 PM PDT · by Nachum · 6 replies
    inn ^ | 8/30/15 | Yaakov Levi
    While President Barack H. Obama tries to sell his Iran deal to the American people, he is having some trouble selling it to members of his own party. In what political pundits termed an “embarrassment” for the president, a resolution supporting the deal was suppressed over the weekend at the summer meeting of the Democratic National Committee (DNC). The resolution was halted by none other than the chairperson of the DNC, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, normally a strong supporter of Obama's policies. The intent of the resolution had been to express official DNC support for the Iran deal. A party spokesperson...
  • Obama to rename North America's highest peak as Denali on Alaska trip

    08/30/2015 3:19:19 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 85 replies
    Reuters ^ | August 30, 2015 | Roberta Rampton
    President Barack Obama on Monday will officially restore Denali as the name of North America's tallest mountain, ending a 40-year battle over what to call the peak that has been known as Mount McKinley. The symbolic gesture comes at the beginning of a three-day trip to Alaska where Obama hopes to build support for his efforts to address climate change during his remaining 16 months in office.
  • [Islamic] Militants posing as migrants? Unlikely, say European experts

    08/30/2015 3:09:22 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 19 replies
    Reuters ^ | Fri Aug 28, 2015 | 7:15 AM EDT | Mark Trevelyan
    The risk that groups like Islamic State could smuggle militants into Europe under cover of a huge wave of migrants is much smaller than some politicians suggest, according to security specialists with close ties to governments and intelligence agencies. By the end of July, more than a third of a million migrants and refugees had entered the European Union, mainly via Italy, Greece and Hungary, according to EU border agency Frontex. The flow has continued unabated through August. Once inside the bloc’s borderless Schengen zone, the new arrivals—many from countries like Syria and Iraq where Islamic State holds sway over...
  • Over One Thousand Gather Where Deputy was Executed

    08/30/2015 2:58:04 PM PDT · by PROCON · 45 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Aug. 30, 2015 | Lana Shadwick
    HOUSTON, Texas — One night after Deputy Darren Goforth was executed at a Chevron station in Houston, Texas, over a thousand people gathered at the site to memorialize the man who was apparently murdered simply because he wore a police uniform. There was an outpouring of support for Harris County Sheriff Deputy Goforth, and for law enforcement officers and their families.Deputy Goforth was shot execution-style at a gas station on Friday night. The officer was in uniform and was putting gas in his patrol car at a Chevron station in northwest Houston. Witnesses told Breitbart Texas that the shooter...
  • Just A Little Atrocity: PP's 3% excuse is psychotic

    08/30/2015 2:39:50 PM PDT · by Daniel Clark · 6 replies
    The Shinbone: The Frontier of the Free Press ^ | August 30, 2015 | Daniel Clark
    Just A Little Atrocity: PP’s 3% excuse is psychotic by Daniel Clark As every liberal media parrot knows by now, abortion only accounts for three percent of everything that Planned Parenthood does. That’s a strange defense, coming from those who argue that there’s nothing wrong with abortion in the first place. It’s also about as dishonest as every other statement that’s ever come from PP or its allies. Whereas this three percent claim is meant to minimize public perception of the organization’s role in the abortion industry, it paradoxically magnifies its depravity, by demonstrating how it trivializes the killing of...
  • Jorge Ramos: Latinos Won't Forget Trump Promoting Bigotry And Hatred

    08/30/2015 2:11:08 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 112 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | August 30, 2015 | Pam Key
    Sunday on “This Week With George Stephanopoulos,” while discussing his confrontation with Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump last week at a press conference, Univision anchor Jorge Ramos said next year at the polls Latino voters “won’t forget,” Trump “promoting in his speeches bigotry and hatred.”
  • Massachusetts health insurance costs set to rise by 6.3 percent in 2016 (Gruber'ed!)

    08/30/2015 2:05:02 PM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 10 replies
    Mass Live ^ | 08/30/2015 | Shira Schoenberg
    Around 300,000 people in Massachusetts will see their health insurance costs rise by an average of 6.3 percent in the first quarter of next year. --snip-- The 6.3 percent average base rate increase is the highest first-quarter increase since 2011.
  • Jeb pushes back on Trump comments: Mexican immigration rate ‘basically flat’

    08/30/2015 2:03:41 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 59 replies
    The Hill ^ | 8/30/15 | Mark Hensch
    Former Gov. Jeb Bush (R-Fla.) said on Sunday that GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump is mistaken for blaming the immigration crisis on Mexico. Bush added that most of the nation’s influx of illegal immigrants is actually coming from Central America instead. “Right now the number of Mexicans crossing the border is basically flat,” he told host John Catsimatidis on “The Cats Roundtable” on AM 970 in New York. “The immigrants that are crossing legally or illegally in both cases are from Central America now,” he said. “It changes.” “What shouldn’t change is our commitment to respecting the rule of law...
  • Jeb: Trump’s Wall Won’t Work

    08/30/2015 1:53:56 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 123 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 8/30/15 | Pam Key
    After talking to mayors and law enforcement on the Texas-Mexico border, Bush said, “What they said is a wall doesn’t work. It just doesn’t work. You can’t build a wall on the rugged terrain that exists there.” He continued, “What Donald Trump is proposing is a wall that can’t be built. And if it was to be built it would be hundreds of billions of dollars. He wants everybody to be deported which will tear family life asunder
  • Mary Matalin: Trump Wrong, Jeb Is an 'Energizer Bunny'

    08/30/2015 1:50:23 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 99 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 8/30/15 | Greg Richter
    GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump has an electable message, but is dead wrong on calling rival Jeb Bush "low energy," says Mary Matalin, a longtime political adviser to the Bush family. "Donald Trump can say whatever he wants to say about Jeb, but saying that he’s low-energy is wrong because the guy is an Energizer Bunny," Matalin said Sunday on "The Cats Roundtable" on AM 970 in New York. Bush has a record as a conservative governor in Florida that is often overlooked by people who compare him to his father, former President George H.W. Bush, and his brother, former...
  • The anti-Trump angst grows

    08/30/2015 1:49:25 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 87 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | August 30, 2015 | Jennifer Rubin
    Republican operatives, insiders affiliated with no campaign and donors with whom Right Turn spoke last week are not pleased about the state of the GOP race. They will say something like: “Yeah, it’s early. Yeah, Rudy Giuliani never became president. But still.” They will tell you public polling is exaggerated, although internal polling shows him leading. They are angst-ridden over Donald Trump’s staying power, but more than that, the inability of the other candidates to respond effectively and present themselves as an effective alternative. These Republicans, on one hand, despair that an egocentric bully with no discernible political principles should be...
  • Ben Carson holding his own

    08/30/2015 1:41:07 PM PDT · by z taxman · 24 replies
    The Philadelphia Tribune ^ | 8/30/15 | Charles Ellison
    Out of all the summer coverage about a boisterous billionaire flipping the campaign paradigm and a “socialist” outsider senator drawing large millennial crowds, there is one candidate for the presidency who’s getting less mainstream news coverage despite holding his own throughout it all: Ben Carson. Donald Trump may draw a crowd of 20,000 in Alabama (a solid showing even as he underwhelmed his own estimate of 36,000), but Carson, with far fewer dollars on hand, drew 12,000 in Phoenix a week ago. Bernie Sanders is drawing crowds of 3,000 in South Carolina, but Carson is getting overflow, standing-room-only receptions in...
  • SHERIFF ADDRESSES #BLACKLIVESMATTER "RHETORIC" IN PRESS CONFERENCE ON EXECUTED DEPUTY

    08/30/2015 1:36:33 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 10 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | August 30, 2015 | Bob Price
    HOUSTON, Texas – The escalation of anti-white and anti-cop rhetoric has been building since militant black activists began marching in support of #BlackLivesMatter after the suicide of Sandra Bland. At protests at the jail where Bland killed herself, a radical activist called for all white people to be killed, and heavily armed members of the New Black Panther Party chanted “the revolution has started … off the pigs.”
  • Walker says wall on Canadian border worth reviewing

    08/30/2015 12:27:24 PM PDT · by Mariner · 122 replies
    AP ^ | August 30th, 2015 | Unattributed
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker says that building a wall along the country's norther border with Canada is a legitimate issue that merits further review. Republican candidates have generally taken a get-tough approach on deterring illegal immigration, but they usually focus on the border with Mexico. The Wisconsin governor was asked whether he wanted to build a wall on the northern border, too, during an interview Sunday on NBC's "Meet the Press." Walker says law enforcement officials in New Hampshire brought up the topic of building a wall along the U.S.-Canadian border during a recent town hall...