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  • Bernie Sanders' plan to pay for health care falls short by trillions, says one analysis

    02/04/2016 4:54:24 AM PST · by Fasceto · 20 replies
    CNN ^ | 2/3/2016 | Jeanne Sahadi
    A new analysis by the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget suggests that the plan may increase deficits by at least $3 trillion, and that's assuming Sanders correctly estimated the cost. In a worst-case scenario, if the campaign underestimated the plan's costs, it could add as much as $14 trillion, according to the CRFB. The main issue: The tax hikes may not raise as much as Sanders is counting on.
  • Sanders military adviser briefed him once

    02/01/2016 3:10:49 AM PST · by Fasceto · 10 replies
    Politico ^ | 01/31/16 | MICHAEL CROWLEY
    Facing skepticism about his foreign policy expertise, Bernie Sanders said on Sunday that he speaks to "many, many, many people" who provide him with advice on the subject. But the sole person Sanders cited by name told POLITICO that he's spoken to Sanders only one time recently. "I was asked to go over and speak with him just once, which I did," said Lawrence J. Korb, a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress. Korb said the wide-ranging conversation "probably" occurred in December. Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2016/01/bernie-sanders-korb-military-adviser-218482#ixzz3yubzyYcS
  • The Web Sites They Don’t Want You To Read: "These Sites May Be Run By Truly Insane People”

    01/31/2016 6:38:01 AM PST · by blam · 27 replies
    SHTF Plan ^ | 1-29-2016 | Mac Slavo
    Mac Slavo January 29th, 2016 The Fort Liberty web site recently published a list of web destinations that they say distribute wildly unbelievable and bombastic claims with little or no reference material or sourcing. A few of these web sites may be run by truly insane people who actually believe what they publish, but if so that is a small minority. One of the proofs of this is how obviously fake the articles are.As you’ll note from the list below, many of the sites mentioned are some of the most popular in alternative media with communities in excess of millions...
  • Fox was planing on railroading Trump with questions from Muslims at debate

    01/28/2016 1:01:36 PM PST · by GOPAreDemProgressives · 123 replies
    .breitbart.com ^ | 26 Jan 2016 | NEIL MUNRO
    Fox News and Google have invited three YouTube personalities to ask questions at the Jan. 28 GOP debate including a Muslim advocate who describes Donald Trump as a bigot and who visually portrayed him as being in agreement with national socialist Adolf Hitler. We have a presidential candidate whose loudest message reeks of hatred and Islamophobia… turning on the news now is scary, and oftentimes, humiliating, the Muslim woman, Nabela Noor, says in a December YouTube video.
  • Fox News' Yellow Journalism in Links and Pics

    01/28/2016 10:58:30 AM PST · by AAABEST · 50 replies
    Free Republic and Others ^ | January 28, 2016 | AAABEST
    If you're an American conservative Fox News is NOT your friend. All of the following is sourced and linked. Muslim Saudi Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal is the second largest voting shareholder in 21st Century Fox. Alwaleed told an audience in Dubai that it took just one phone call to Rupert Murdoch - to get the Fox News crawl reporting "Muslim riots" in France changed to "civil riots."" Fox had a Muslim activist and Bernie Sanders supporter who has compared Trump to Hitler set up to sandbag him at the debate. Fox had an illegal immigrant set up to sandbag Trump....
  • Veterans group to Trump: Keep your donations

    01/27/2016 12:55:29 PM PST · by GregKremer · 161 replies
    Right Scoop ^ | Jan 27, 2016
    WASHINGTON (CNN) - At least one veteran's group doesn't want any donations from Donald Trump's fundraiser for veterans. Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America founder Paul Rieckhoff tweeted Wednesday that he would decline any contributions that came from the event, which Trump has proposed in place of his attending Fox News' debate this week.
  • Area Satirical Publication The Onion Sold To Univision (Seriously)

    01/19/2016 1:57:55 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 15 replies
    npr.org ^ | 1/19/16 | David Folkenflik
    Univision Communications Inc., the parent company to the nation's leading Spanish-language broadcast channel, has acquired a controlling stake in the satirical news site The Onion, NPR has learned. The agreement between two seemingly disparate media outfits was described to NPR by a person with direct involvement in the negotiations. A second person who was briefed on the deal by Univision executives also confirmed its broad strokes. The amount of money involved in the deal was not disclosed. NPR has also obtained a memo from the CEO of The Onion announcing the deal to staffers.
  • Bernie Sanders would likely raise taxes to pay for universal health care

    01/16/2016 2:24:04 PM PST · by Fasceto · 31 replies
    CNN ^ | January 16, 2016 | Tami Luhby
    Bernie Sanders likely wants to raise everyone's taxes to pay for universal health care, but promises it will be worth it. The Democratic presidential contender has long promoted a single payer health care system, which would eliminate the private insurance market in favor of a government-run program. He calls it 'Medicare for All. Sanders' plan for health insurance is now in the spotlight, with rival Hillary Clinton demanding that he reveal how he'd pay for it. Her campaign contends it would require raising taxes on the middle class by 9%. Sanders has waffled on whether he'd unveil details before the...
  • Bernie Sanders Campaign Demands Wikipedia Take Down Images of Its Campaign Logos

    01/16/2016 12:47:33 AM PST · by Fasceto · 23 replies
    Reason ^ | January 15, 2016 | Ed Krayewski
    The editors of Wikipedia, the Internet’s largest free encyclopedia, often work to include as many images as they can without running afoul of copyright laws. That’s accomplished through the use of public domain images, user-generated images uploaded to the site, and applying the fair use doctrine. Lawyers for Bernie Sanders’ insist the encyclopedia has run afoul of copyright law by using images of various Bernie Sanders campaign paraphernalia in articles about Sanders and his presidential campaign.
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Just Hangin' Cafe ~ 15 January 2016

    01/14/2016 5:57:31 PM PST · by beachn4fun · 90 replies
    January 14, 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...
  • Arnold Schwarznegger, the last celebrity candidate we had, also ran as a conservative (vanity)

    01/11/2016 6:54:56 PM PST · by teg_76 · 39 replies
    He also didn't have near the record of liberal comments that Trump has had. Thoughts? That didn't work out so well.
  • News reports making claims of "Glad they didn't have a gun"!

    01/09/2016 7:22:48 AM PST · by CodeToad · 19 replies
    9 January 2016 | CodeToad
    Has anyone else noticed local and national news reports routinely have victims of crime where a gun was NOT used proclaim, "I am glad they didn't have a gun"? I've been noticing this more lately. A local news story had a fist fight over a parking spot and one of the participants proclaimed, "Glad they didn't have a gun!" In another story, someone tried to steal a dog in a park. The person said the same thing, "Glad they didn't have a gun!" Liberals always follow the crowd, so maybe that is what their crowd says about every incident, or,...
  • Sanders and Wife Steered Campaign, Nonprofit Money to Family and Friends

    01/07/2016 11:23:03 AM PST · by Fasceto · 15 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | January 7 2016 | Lachlan Markay
    Bernie Sanders and his wife have on numerous occasions steered money from organizations under their control to friends and family members, public records show. The payments benefitted the wife of the Democratic presidential candidate, his stepdaughter, and the son of a former colleague in city government whom Sanders has described as a close friend. Sanders, a self-described socialist, is now running for the presidency on an anti-corruption platform, decrying public officials’ attempts to use their positions for personal financial gain. Following 16 years as a member of the House, Sanders was elected to the Senate in 2006. His political campaigns...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Just Hangin' Cafe ~ 1 January 2016

    12/31/2015 5:58:42 PM PST · by beachn4fun · 313 replies
    December 31, 2015 | Canteen Crew and Baby New Year
    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. Hope everyone had a safe and enjoyable New Year celebration of their choice. No worries in the FReeper Canteen Just Hangin' Cafe. Grab a cup or glass and start...
  • Farrakhan^s Warning About What Will Happen If Donald Trump Becomes President

    12/31/2015 4:12:28 PM PST · by entropy12 · 82 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Dec. 31, 2015 | Billy Hallowell
    The Minister Louis Farrakhan has a warning for the American public: [If Donald Trump becomes president, he will take America into the abyss of hell.] That is the message that the controversial Nation of Islam leader delivered in a recent video that was posted to his Facebook page.
  • Christian convert arrested in Iran during holiday season

    12/30/2015 8:03:54 AM PST · by Fali_G · 10 replies
    The Foreign Desk ^ | 12/29/2015 | Lisa Daftari
    A Christian man was attacked and arrested in Iran just before Christmas, a time when Iranian officials have been cracking down on those celebrating or observing the holiday, according to an Iranian news agency. Meysam Hojjati, a convert to Christianity from Islam, was arrested Dec. 23 by plainclothes officers at his home in Isfahan, where they presented him with a warrant for his arrest, Mohabat News, an Iranian Christian news agency, reported. The officers inspected Hojjati’s home, confiscating Bibles, a Christmas tree, all cell phones, a computer and other personal belongings, while assaulting him in front of family members, the...
  • U.S. plans raids to deport families who surged across border

    12/23/2015 6:52:38 PM PST · by knak · 28 replies
    washington post ^ | 12/23/15 | By Jerry Markon and David Nakamura
    The Department of Homeland Security has begun preparing for a series of raids that would target for deportation hundreds of families who have flocked to the United States since the start of last year, according to people familiar with the operation. The nationwide campaign, to be carried out by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents as soon as early January, would be the first large-scale effort to deport families who have fled violence in Central America, those familiar with the plan said. More than 100,000 families with both adults and children have made the journey across the southwest border...
  • Some Good News

    12/23/2015 11:43:11 AM PST · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 23, 2015 | S.E Cupp
    As we gather around our holiday tables this year, it's hard not to notice that something feels different. While the news is always an uninvited guest at family functions, this year the uninvited guest is suffocating us and will not leave. You can feel it as you catch up with old friends and visit with family. There's fear and anxiety over terrorism here and overseas. There's sadness that so many will celebrate Christmas without a loved one, victims of an endless stream of violence in some of our nation's big cities. There's disbelief that someone could mow down more than...
  • Transgender Muslims Find a Home for Prayer in Indonesia

    YOGYAKARTA, Indonesia — As the call to prayer boomed over this midsize university town on a recent Sunday evening, rows of conservatively dressed Muslim women laid out their prayer mats, bowed toward Mecca and murmured prayers in Arabic. As dusk fell, it was a ritual being carried out in mosques and prayer academies across the city. What set this academy apart is that most of the worshipers here had been born as men. Shinta Ratri, the school’s 53-year-old director, founded it with other transgender women in 2008, two years after a major earthquake convulsed the city. “It was a time...
  • Donald Trump Jimmy Kimmel FULL Interview 12/16/15

    12/21/2015 12:19:28 PM PST · by Trump 2016 · 2 replies
    Jimmy Kimmel Live ^ | Dec 17, 2015
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ds2ytBZCrSk
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Just Hangin' Cafe ~ 18 December 2015

    12/17/2015 5:57:54 PM PST · by beachn4fun · 111 replies
    December 17, 2015 | Santa and the 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, hot cocoa, 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. Pull up a chair. Grab a cup and start a conversation. You never know who you might meet...
  • [Coulter] IT'S TIME FOR THE OTHER 13 CANDIDATES TO DROP OUT

    12/16/2015 3:30:38 PM PST · by Syncro · 100 replies
    AnnCoulter.Com ^ | Dec 16, 2015 | Ann Coulter
    IT'S TIME FOR THE OTHER 13 CANDIDATES TO DROP OUTDecember 16, 2015 At what point in Donald Trump's inaugural address do you figure the GOP establishment will finally grasp what's been happening? The establishment -- not "elites," because they're mostly bland functionaries who went to third-rate schools -- have thrown absolutely everything they have at Trump. I've never seen so many Republicans featured on MSNBC. At least no one will be able to say the Republican National Committee didn't give it the old college try (and, again, that would be third-rate colleges). Trump is a runaway hit with Americans for...
  • Fort Myers Station Airs Racy Homeland Security Graphic

    12/16/2015 2:54:49 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 37 replies
    Adweek.com ^ | 12/9/15 | Kevin Eck
    Fort Myers, Fla., NBC affiliate WBBH aired a graphic that was supposed to be from the Department of Homeland Security during Friday's 5 p.m. show, but instead showed a happy eagle with T&A on its chest, grabbing what looked like breasts on the left and a butt on the right.
  • ...CNN anchors unsuccessfully...pretend they aren't in same parking lot [Ashleigh Banfield]

    12/09/2015 11:16:59 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 21 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 5/9/13
    How do you know when two television correspondents are in the same parking lot pretending that they are in separate locations? When you can see the same cars going by in both screens. Producers at CNN apparently thought viewers wouldn't notice that anchors Nancy Grace of HLN/Headline News and Ashleigh Banfield of Newsroom were standing no more than 30 feet way from one another as they manipulated the footage and placed Grace on Banfield's right instead of her left...
  • 'Kill Trump': Enraged left calls for assassination

    12/08/2015 4:55:24 PM PST · by amorphous · 109 replies
    WND ^ | 8 Dec 2015 | Douglas Ernst
    Donald Trump's online critics have proposed an alternative to his anti-terrorism policies: Assassinate him instead. Secret Service agents assigned to protect Trump since Nov. 11 may be working overtime in the wake of his comments on halting Muslim immigration into the U.S. A slew of death threats against the billionaire were tweeted after a campaign stop in South Carolina on Monday.
  • 'CHRISTIAN TERRORISTS' DON'T EXIST

    12/05/2015 9:33:08 AM PST · by Woodland · 28 replies
    WND ^ | Matt Barber
    "I’m sick of these white male NRA Republicans and their mass shootings beca … um, Sayed Farook? Hey, let’s not vilify an entire group." – Jon Gabriel, editor-in-chief, Ricochet.com Workplace violence strikes again. “Allahu Akbar!” evidently means, “I quit,” and pipe bombs are the new resignation letter. Southern Baptist redneck Syed Rizwan Farook and his Irish Catholic wife, Tashfeen Malik, are reported to have been inexplicably collaborating with ambiguously international, not-at-all-Islam-related terrorists under investigation by the FBI prior to mowing down 35 white-privileged American citizens at a Christmas party in San Bernardino, California. Investigators feverishly search for a motive. Multiculturalism...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Just Hangin' Cafe ~ 4 December 2015

    12/03/2015 5:57:48 PM PST · by beachn4fun · 120 replies
    December 3, 2015 | Canteen Crew
    FR CANTEEN MISSION STATEMENT Showing support and boosting the morale of our military and our allied military and the family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. FReeper Canteen Just Hangin' Cafe Come on in, we're open Need a place just to hang out? This is it. We serve coffee, tea, hot cocoa, 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. Pull up a chair. Grab a cup and start a conversation. You never know who you might meet...
  • Who were Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik?

    12/03/2015 8:37:58 AM PST · by MNDude · 81 replies
    Here is what we know about them: Husband and wife Farook, an American citizen, was an environmental health specialist with the San Bernardino County health department, Police don't have a motive: He kept a low profile: He and his brother share the same name They intended to inflict more damage He met his wife online: He said he was from a secular family
  • Obama: U.S. safe against ISIS attack

    President Barack Obama said in an interview that aired Thursday that he is confident the U.S. is safe from a Paris-style attack from ISIS and that American law enforcement is well equipped to protect the nation during the holidays. "ISIL will not pose an existential threat to us. They are a dangerous organization like al Qaeda was, but we have hardened our defenses," Obama told CBS. "The American people should feel confident that, you know, we are going to be able to defend ourselves and make sure that, you know, we have a good holiday and go about our lives."
  • San Bernardino officials hold news conference on shooting (LIVE)

    12/02/2015 1:55:59 PM PST · by Biggirl · 118 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | December 2, 2015 | Foxnews.Com
    LIve Press Conference.
  • On HBO, Gavin Newsom Defends Being a Sitting Duck at a Mass Shooting(HUH?)

    11/21/2015 7:12:05 AM PST · by rktman · 44 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | 11/20/2015 | Brad Wilmouth
    Let's talk about the gun one because that, I mean, Democrats are afraid of the gun issue because Al Gore lost his own home state in 2000 of Tennessee when he came out sort of for some sort of gun control. California has it. Donald Trump says if Paris had guns- I just simply, this sort of mythology, the guy with the gun that's going to come save the day, I mean, so right out of the movies, sort of this gun-slinging fantasy. The reality is, it's most likely to create more harm, more damage, more lost lives in those...
  • One American News - Available via subscription on Roku

    11/21/2015 5:17:51 AM PST · by Caipirabob · 30 replies
    Vanity ^ | 11/21/2015 | Self
    For those interested, One America News can be subscribed to with a live feed via Roku now. While I have not watched live for long, the word is One American News is a true news source for people sicked by socialist tainted media outlets. It's what we used think that Faux was until they finally took off their masked with the ME-Gyn Kelly Debate Debacle.
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Just Hangin' Cafe ~ 20 November 2015

    11/19/2015 5:57:48 PM PST · by beachn4fun · 89 replies
    November 19, 2015 | Canteen Crew
    FR CANTEEN MISSION STATEMENT Showing support and boosting the morale of our military and our allied military and the family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. FReeper Canteen Just Hangin' Cafe Come on in, we're open Need a place just to hang out? This is it. We serve coffee, tea, hot cocoa, 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...
  • BLACK ACTIVISTS DOUBLE DOWN ON HATE WITH #[bleep]PARIS HASHTAG

    <p>Resentful black activists and their comrades started a backlash against the huge public sympathy for the Parisian victims of the Islamist terror war. On Sunday, they used Twitter’s hashtag #FuckParis to reveal their emotional reaction to their loss of attention.</p>
  • Rand Paul Uses Paris Attacks to Criticize Marco Rubio

    11/16/2015 8:19:15 AM PST · by MNDude · 5 replies
    Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul seized on Friday’s terrorist attacks in Paris to criticize GOP presidential rival Sen. Marco Rubio Saturday. “Two, three years ago, I introduced a bill, or an amendment, to the immigration bill that would have provided for more scrutiny of people coming into our country: refugees, immigrants, students,” Paul said, when asked about his response to Friday’s attacks. “They would have had background checks and they would have had a much higher degree of scrutiny. And the point I made in my speech was, I introduced this to Rubio and (Democratic Sen. Chuck) Schumer’s immigration bill and...
  • Snuggling Up To Celebrities Not Part Of Journalism Training

    11/08/2015 11:12:56 AM PST · by blam · 1 replies
    Market Oracle ^ | 11-8-2015 | Walter_Brasch
    November 08, 2015 Walter_Brasch One of the basic tenets of journalism ethics and practices is that reporters must keep their distance from news sources. They’re allowed to be friendly. They’re even allowed to share a meal with a news source. But, they must be independent. It’s a “Caesar’s wife” thing—they must be above suspicion. This past week, Lara Spencer, co-anchor of ABC-TV’s “Good Morning America,” snuggled up to Donald Trump. In a photo posted to Instagram, she is seen with her left arm around Trump’s shoulder, her right hand across his stomach. Both are looking at each other and smiling....
  • Ben Carson may have fabricated a story about being the 'most honest' student while at Yale

    11/07/2015 6:28:05 PM PST · by Canale · 88 replies
    Business Insider ^ | November 7, 2015 | Abby Jackson
    The Wall Street Journal fact-checked another claim in the retired neurosurgeon's 1990 autobiography, "Gifted Hands," and found more evidence of a potentially fabricated story. The Journal's Reid Epstein reported: "Mr. Carson writes of a Yale psychology professor who told Mr. Carson, then a junior, and the other students in the class—identified by Mr. Carson as Perceptions 301—that their final exam papers had “inadvertently burned,” requiring all 150 students to retake it. The new exam, Mr. Carson recalled in the book, was much tougher. All the students but Mr. Carson walked out. The professor came toward me. With her was a...
  • Good News On the Wings of a Falcon

    11/07/2015 1:21:24 PM PST · by Revski · 5 replies
    Revski (o7jimmy) Youtube Ministy ^ | 11-7-2015 | Revski (o7jimmy)
    Good news, for male, female, child and adult.
  • America’s Union – Have We Lost the Cause?

    11/07/2015 7:40:45 AM PST · by RetiredArmy · 26 replies
    Barbwire ^ | November 4, 2015 | Dr. Alan Keyes
    Abraham Lincoln was right when he evoked “the proposition that all men are created equal” as a necessary prerequisite for what he described as “government of the people, by the people, for the people”. Regrettably, though “equality” has become a byword in the discussion of political justice in the United States, the very idea of creation has been systematically hunted down and driven from the political arena. It has been stigmatized as a religious imposition that violates what is alleged to be the U.S. Constitution’s demand for “the separation of Church and State”. Of course, no such requirement is imposed...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Just Hangin' Cafe ~ 6 November 2015

    11/05/2015 5:57:36 PM PST · by beachn4fun · 113 replies
    November 5, 2015 | Canteen Crew
    FR CANTEEN MISSION STATEMENT Showing support and boosting the morale of our military and our allied military and the family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. FReeper Canteen Just Hangin' Cafe Come on in, we're open Need a place just to hang out? This is it. It's casual FRiday here at the Canteen. Pull up a seat and relax. 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 or a glass, and...
  • Will search engine algorithms affect our voting preferences?

    10/26/2015 8:12:20 AM PDT · by Beowulf9 · 3 replies
    https://powermore.dell.com ^ | 1 WEEK AGO | Megan Anderle
    Plenty of users take what they read online at face value, which some social experiments have proven. The average user often doesnt check facts or consider whether the source is credible. You look at a Wikipedia article and assume that it all must be true, said Christo Wilson, a computer science professor at Northeastern University who researched algorithms and personalization extensively. Or you search for something on Google and think the results are subjective and correct off the bat.
  • Will search engine algorithms affect our voting preferences?

    10/26/2015 8:11:51 AM PDT · by Beowulf9
    https://powermore.dell.com ^ | 1 WEEK AGO | Megan Anderle
    The presence of Russian submarines and spy ships near undersea cables carrying most global Internet communications has U.S. officials concerned that Russia could be planning to sever the lines in periods of conflict, the New York Times reported on Sunday. The Times said there was no evidence of cable cutting but that the concerns reflected increased wariness among U.S. and allied officials over growing Russian military activity around the world. The newspaper quoted naval commanders and intelligence officials as saying they were monitoring significantly greater Russian activity along the cables' known routes from the North Sea to Northeast Asia and...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Just Hangin' Cafe ~ 23 October 2015

    10/22/2015 5:58:13 PM PDT · by beachn4fun · 106 replies
    October 22, 2015 | Canteen Crew
    FR CANTEEN MISSION STATEMENT Showing support and boosting the morale of our military and our allied military and the family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. FReeper Canteen Just Hangin' Cafe Come on in, we're open Need a place just to hang out? This is it. We serve coffee, tea,or maybe a tall brew? Topped off with great conversation and music. No worries in the FReeper Canteen Just Hangin' Cafe. Grab a glass and start a conversation. You never know who you might meet in the Cafe. Glad you could join us. Enjoy your stay. Our...
  • The truth is never told in the mainstream media.

    10/21/2015 4:02:58 PM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 6 replies
    Thinking and experience | 21 October 2015 | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    The truth is almost NEVER told in the mainstream media, and as a matter of fact, any media which depends on advertising. Years ago, I knew of a newspaper in West Texas who wanted to publish stories on crime and mention that alcohol was involved, but was prevented from doing so by his publisher. He was told that the liquor advertiser would jump ship if that were done. Watching through the years, I notice almost no articles in the media about the crooked practices of the jewelry business. Diamonds sold with visible inclusions or plain trash diamonds to poor, unsuspecting...
  • Everyone but Jim Webb Says Black Lives Matter

    10/14/2015 6:14:24 AM PDT · by MNDude · 27 replies
    Do black lives matter, or do all lives matter? Lets put that question to Senator Sanders, a bespectacled Anderson Cooper asked. Black lives matter, Sanders responded to uproarious cheers. When it came time for former senator Jim Webb to follow his Democrats on the Black Lives Matter movement, he simply would not. As a president of the United States, every life in this country matters, he said in his bullish deep tones.
  • Apple Disables News App in China Amid Censorship Concerns

    10/12/2015 2:42:35 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 1 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 10/12/15 | Daniel Wiser
    Beijing escalates campaign to restrict free flow of information from U.S. companies, journalists pple is reported to have deactivated its news app in China amid concerns that Beijing is escalating its campaign to restrict the flow of information from U.S. news outlets and technology companies. The New York Times reported that, even for users who downloaded the app on their phones in the United States, content does not appear in China. Instead, the error message news isnt supported in your current region appears. Beijing requires most companies operating in the country to develop a censorship system, which can include automated...
  • "It's Over For Me" Matt Drudge Warns Public "You're A Pawn In The 'Ghetto-isation'" Of The Web

    10/10/2015 10:18:25 AM PDT · by blam · 54 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 10-10-2015 | Tyler Durden
    Tyler Durden 10/09/2015 The very foundation of the free Internet is under severe threat from copyright laws that could ban independent media outlets, according to Matt Drudge. "I had a Supreme Court Justice tell me its over for me, said Drudge, warning web users that they were being pushed "pawn-like" into the cyber "ghettos" of Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. As DCClothesline.com reports, During an appearance on the Alex Jones Show, Drudge asserted that copyright laws which prevent websites from even linking to news stories were being advanced. I had a Supreme Court Justice tell me its over for me, said...
  • Where lefties get their "news."

    10/09/2015 8:02:31 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 59 replies
    Jon Stewart (Leibowitz) The Colbert Report The View MSNBC Salon.com Vox.com CNN, quite possibly the lowest of the low. HuffPo various pseudo-news/Hollywood personality rags such as People, TMZ, etc.
  • Russian bombs in Syria killing fragile hopes for diplomacy far beyond

    10/08/2015 6:35:53 AM PDT · by MNDude · 58 replies
    Russias military offensive in Syria is only a week old, but the casualties for American foreign policy are already mounting. Gone is any slim hope President Obama might once have had about gradually improving relations with Iran, whose military envoys are helping buttress Syrias President Bashar al-Assad while Russia provides air cover. Gone is any hope that Russian President Vladimir Putin, pressured by international economic sanctions imposed after the annexation of Ukraines Crimea, would out of self-interest pull back from confrontation with the United States and Europe or, as Obama administration officials liked phrasing it, that Putin would take...
  • CNN Report Shows White Hands for Oregon Shooter's Mom

    CNN has denied claims by conservative websites that a photo of Chris Harper-Mercer, the man who shot and killed nine people at Umpqua Community College in Oregon last week, was altered to make him appear white. But a report on his mother, who is black, used footage of white hands to illustrate her making web postings on Tuesday. A CNN report aired Tuesday on CNN's "The Lead with Jake Tapper" noted there are "new questions whether the mother of the Oregon shooter shares at least some of the responsibility for the tragedy." CNN mentioned that the shooter had Asperger,...