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  • Washington mall shooting suspect 'zombie-like' when arrested, police say

    09/25/2016 5:34:37 AM PDT · by libstripper · 87 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | Sept. 25, 2016 | Tribune News Services
    The 20-year-old suspect in the deadly Washington state mall shooting said nothing and appeared "zombie-like" when he was arrested by authorities nearly 24 hours into an intense manhunt, authorities said.
  • 'I can't find a job because I don't speak Spanish'

    09/23/2016 1:11:18 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 48 replies
    Daily Mail.com ^ | SEPTEMBER 22, 2016 | By ARIEL ZILBER
    'I can't find a job because I don't speak Spanish': Working class Alabama woman says changing demographics brought on by illegal immigration has left her struggling to find employment Sandra Langlois, 42, is a resident of Albertville, Alabama, where the demographic has changed significantly due to immigration She says she is still unemployed because she has told prospective bosses she doesn't speak Spanish 30 per cent of the population of the town of Albertville is Hispanic A CNN poll shows that working class whites feel that immigrants have negatively impacted their job prospects Survey finds that working class whites in...
  • In the Second Term of the First Black President, Rioting Is the New Normal

    09/22/2016 10:31:55 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 18 replies
    http://www.rushlimbaugh.com/ ^ | September 22, 2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: It's a sad observation, folks. I'm telling you, a sad, sad observation but it's an observation that I don't think I'm alone in making. It seems like rioting is almost expected now when there is a cop shooting. A cop shooting, period. Don't care about the details. It seems like it's now axiomatic that there's going to be rioting or massive public protests or threats of rioting or threats of unrest every time the cops have to draw their weapons. Now, stop and think about this. Where are we here? We're in the United States of America. We are...
  • More than 800 immigrants mistakenly granted citizenship

    09/19/2016 9:09:33 AM PDT · by jennychase · 36 replies
    yahoo ^ | 9/19/2016 | AP
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government has mistakenly granted citizenship to at least 858 immigrants from countries of concern to national security or with high rates of immigration fraud who had pending deportation orders, according to an internal Homeland Security audit released Monday.
  • Obama: Would be 'personal insult' to legacy if black voters don't back Clinton

    09/17/2016 10:27:52 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 53 replies
    Cable News Network ^ | 11:02 PM ET, Sat September 17, 2016 | MJ Lee, Dan Merica and Jeff Zeleny
    President Barack Obama delivered an impassioned plea to the African-American community Saturday night to help stop Donald Trump, saying he would consider it a “personal insult” to his legacy if black voters didn’t turn out for Hillary Clinton. Addressing the Congressional Black Caucus gala for the last time as president, Obama warned that while his name would not be on the ballot in November, all of the progress that the country has made over the last eight years was on the line. […] “You may have heard Hillary’s opponent in this election say that there’s never been a worse time...
  • Obama: I Will Consider It An Insult [tr]

    09/17/2016 8:08:18 PM PDT · by upchuck · 71 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | Sept 17, 2016 | Ian Schwartz
    Full article title: Obama: I Will Consider It An Insult To My Legacy If You Do Not Vote; Want to Give Me A Good Send Off? Go Vote President Obama made a strong sell for a candidate to succeed his legacy at the Congressional Black Caucus dinner Saturday night. The president invoked slavery and the Jim Crow era and preached that if they wanted to give him a good send off then register people to vote because his legacy is at stake. Although he did not name Hillary Clinton, the president said he would consider it a personal insult from...
  • ICANN, a Pack of Liars [Internet Giveaway vanity]

    09/16/2016 5:30:57 AM PDT · by Arthur Wildfire! March · 12 replies
    source: Paul Rosenzweig, a cyber-war insider | September 16, 2016 | aw!m
    Wednesdays's senate hearing regarding the Internet Giveaway revealed that ICANN has been not merely dishonest but truth is alien to them. Senator Grassley found no solid reason to believe that our .gov and .mil websites will be left alone. [Which means no website is safe]. That lack of assurance concerns him. According to Paul Rosenzweig [a cyber-war insider and former Homeland Administrator who wrote extensively about freedom-of-speech concerns] the only thing protecting the .mil and .gov websites is empty assurances in letters that have no legal value whatsoever. To put it bluntly: The senator and Rosenzweig both smell a rat....
  • How Obama's legacy could be tarnished by Hillary's scandals

    09/15/2016 3:28:52 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 21 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | September 15, 2016 | Myra Adams
    Last Oct. 15, I raised this "iconic" Watergate-themed question in a piece heheadlined: "What Does Obama Know about the Clinton E-mail and Foundation Scandals, and When Did He Know It?" Subsequently, over the last year, as more Clinton corruption and scandals have come to light, Obama remains largely untouched, floating above the fray. How is it that Obama has not been connected to or tarnished by Clinton's various scandals? Why doesn't Obama bear any blame for his Justice Department's controversial decision not to indict his former Secretary of State? Was Obama blind to the millions of foreign government donations pouring...
  • Obama purged military of those who sought victory

    09/10/2016 3:59:53 PM PDT · by george76 · 35 replies
    American Thinker ^ | September 10, 2016 | Daniel John Sobieski
    It was not hyperbole when GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump said that under resident Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, the U.S. military had been "reduced to rubble" and left floundering without a coherent strategy or meaningful capability to win wars. It is a fait accompli, engineered by our commander-in-chief to reduce America's global footprint, an America he has profusely apologized for, and one he blames for all the world's ills. Almost as soon as he took office, resident Obama began a military purge not dissimilar to those routinely conducted by third-world despots, with the goal of eliminating voices...
  • When ‘Liberty’ Forces 18 Girls Into a Single-Stall Shower Room

    09/10/2016 9:37:14 AM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 29 replies
    Daily Signal ^ | 9/9/2016
    n recent years, a common refrain accompanying nearly every demand for newly invented “rights” has been: “It doesn’t affect you, so you can’t be against it.” This claim—whether false or true, subjective or objective—has been played as the ultimate trump card. If you could not point to a direct, immediate, and significant intrusion on your life, then your concerns—no matter how thoughtful and legitimate—were sacrificed at the altar of the New Regime. Times change. On Wednesday, Alliance Defending Freedom filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of high school students and parents, asking the court to strike down a Minnesota school...
  • Can the GOP stop Obama's internet giveaway?

    09/08/2016 10:46:45 AM PDT · by PROCON · 51 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | Sep. 8, 2016 | Rick Moran
    As the October 1 deadline approaches for the us to turn over control of ICANN, the domain name non profit, to the international community, several congressional Republicans are vowing to fight the move because they say it's dangerous and premature. Politico: GOP lawmakers have long warned that the administration's plan to relinquish its authority over ICANN, the global nonprofit that manages the internet's domain name system, could give authoritarian countries like China and Russia an opening to make an online power grab. Now, as the actual date of the transition approaches — Oct. 1 — Republicans are looking at throwing...
  • Obama administration kills ITT Tech, stranding 40,000 students and destroying 8,000 jobs

    09/07/2016 7:54:13 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 32 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 7 Sep, 2016 | Thomas Lifson
    Tyrants throughout history have known that beheading their enemies and placing the heads on pikes at the gates of their capitals sends a powerful message to everyone else. Behave yourself as we dictate, and you may survive. Cross the king, and you are a dead man. Something very similar, but updated and taken to a vast financial level, happened to ITT Tech, the privately owned trade school/university. As the Wall Street Journal explains, it crossed the king (in this case, the Obama Department of Education): ITT Technical Institute folded on cue Tuesday after the Obama Administration issued a regulatory death...
  • China and US to ratify landmark Paris climate deal ahead of G20 summit, sources reveal

    08/27/2016 12:25:35 AM PDT · by Enchante · 38 replies
    South China Morning Post ^ | August 25, 2016 | Li Jing
    China and the United States are set to jointly announce their ratification of a landmark climate change pact before the G20 summit early next month, the South China Morning Post has learned. Senior climate officials from both countries worked late into the night in Beijing on Tuesday to finalise details, and a bilateral announcement is likely to be made on September 2, according to sources familiar with the issue.... ...“There are still some uncertainties from the US side due to the complicated US system in ratifying such a treaty, but the announcement is still quite likely to be ready by...
  • A senior U.N. official reflects on America

    08/25/2016 7:11:32 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 26 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | August 25, 2016 | Jaweed Kaleem
    It’s not every day that a senior United Nations official reprimands the U.S. for its race relations, saying the country is “struggling to live up to its ideals” on equality, that “blunt discrimination” by police against black Americans has reached “crisis levels,” and that Congress is “dysfunctional” in how it responds to problems.
  • HOUSTON: Thousands of Middle Eastern Illegal Immigrants Busted with Forged Papers at Border

    08/21/2016 3:09:34 PM PDT · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 18 replies
    BREITBART ^ | 18 Aug 2016 | Bob Price
    <p>U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents working with Mexican immigration officials have found thousands of non-Hispanic illegal immigrants crossing Mexico's southern border to make their way to Texas. The "extra-continental" immigrants enter countries as far south as Brazil and make their way to the United States, often with forged travel documents.</p>
  • Russia presses Turkey for access to US Incirlik air base

    08/19/2016 10:07:11 AM PDT · by Navy Patriot · 42 replies
    The Australian ^ | 12:00AM August 20, 2016 | Hannah Lucinda Smith
    Russia is pressing Turkey for ­access to a key airbase used by the US as it tries to extend its ­influence in the Middle East. The American-built Incirlik base, about 100km from the ­Syrian border, is used by NATO and has about 50 US tactical ­nuclear warheads stored on site. A senior Russian politician said allowing Russian jets and bombers to use it would be a “logical continuation” of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s efforts to rebuild Turkey’s relations with the Kremlin. “It just remains to come to an agreement with Erdogan that we get the NATO base Incirlik as our...
  • Malaysia refuses to host FIFA because of Israeli presence

    08/19/2016 7:30:17 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 22 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 19/8/16 | Hillel Fendel
    Malaysia has decided it would rather not host the 67th FIFA Congress next year, as it means hosting an Israeli delegation as part of it. Malaysia was scheduled to host the Congress in its capital city of Kuala Lumpur on May 11-12, 2017. It refused to issue visas to Israeli delegates, and therefore had to relinquish the hosting rights. Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Zahid Hamidi said his country could not provide visas to Israeli officials because of the lack of diplomatic ties with Israel and because "local sensitivities" might be riled up. "Some of the conditions of hosting the event...
  • Campaign email warns of Harlem takeover by 'greedy Jews'

    08/18/2016 9:00:23 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 14 replies
    INN ^ | 08/18/16 12:37 | (Arutz Sheva Staff)
    A fundraising email sent out by a candidate running for New York City’s City Council has sparked controversy amid accusations of anti-Semitism and racial incitement. The man at the center of the controversy, Thomas Lopez-Pierre, denies claims his campaign’s rhetoric is anti-Semitic, prominently featuring a 2014 article on his website entitled “Fighting Jewish Slumlords Isn’t Anti-Semitic”. Lopez-Pierre is running for the 7th district seat in the NYC City Council, challenging incumbent and fellow Democrat Mark Levine. […] Lopez-Pierre has repeatedly cited “greedy Jews” in his campaign, including a fundraising email earlier this month calling on supporters to help “Save Harlem...
  • America to hand off Internet in under two months

    08/17/2016 1:16:05 PM PDT · by Puppage · 45 replies
    The Department of Commerce is set to hand off the final vestiges of American control over the Internet to international authorities in less than two months, officials have confirmed. The department will finalize the transition effective Oct. 1, Assistant Secretary Lawrence Strickling wrote on Tuesday, barring what he called "any significant impediment." The move means the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority, which is responsible for interpreting numerical addresses on the Web to a readable language, will move from U.S. control to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, a multistakeholder body based in Los Angeles that includes countries such as...
  • Homosexual In South Africa Rapes And Sodomizes 18 Month Old Baby Boy

    08/16/2016 3:20:22 PM PDT · by heterosupremacist · 56 replies
    http://shoebat.com ^ | 08/16/2016 | Theodore Shoebat
    <p>A homosexual in Georgia raped and sodomized an 18 month old boy.</p> <p>An 18-month-old baby boy was allegedly sexually assaulted by a male suspect last month.</p> <p>The case was only recently reported to authorities after the little boy’s grandmother took him to hospital for an examination.</p>
  • TYLER DURDEN : Milwaukee Blacks Attack Whites Because "The Rich People Are Not Trying To Give Us No

    08/14/2016 10:38:23 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 68 replies
    ZeroHedge ^ | AUGUST 14, 2016 4:30 PM | BY TYLER DURDEN
    According to the government's official data, the number of unemployed black Americans is at its lowest since 2007 seemingly confirming President Obama's narrative that "everything is awesome." So, we wondered, if everything's awesome and everyone's got a job, why are black Americans rioting in Milwaukee? Here is the answer in one chart and one short sentence from a Milwaukee protester... Jobs are not fungible... Since President Obama was elected, black Americans may have seen their joblessness decline - but since President Obama was elected, income inequality for black Americans has soared... The solution is simple - as this young black...
  • Taxpayers on the Hook as Obamacare Exchanges Near the Edge of Collapse

    08/14/2016 9:30:39 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 19 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | August 12, 2016 | 4:08 PM EDT | Phil Kerpen
    The health insurance exchanges that are the beating heart of Obamacare are on the edge of collapse, with premiums rising sharply for ever narrower provider networks, non-profit health co-ops shuttering their doors, and even the biggest insurance companies heading for the exits amid mounting losses. Even the liberal Capitol Hill newspaper is warning of a possible “Obamacare meltdown” this fall. Three states — Alaska, Alabama, and Wyoming — are already down to just a single insurance company, as are large parts of several other states, totaling at least 664 counties. UnitedHealth is pulling out completely, Humana is pulling out of...
  • Milwaukee Rioter: Rich People Got All This Money… ‘Don’t Give Us None’ – So We Burn Gas Stations

    08/14/2016 9:24:58 AM PDT · by maggief · 115 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | August 14, 2016 | Jim Hoft
    Rioters Torched Several Milwaukee Businesses on Saturday Night– The rioters also targeted white people for beatdowns. One protester said rich people got all this money “and they not trying to give us none.” Protester: “It’s sad, because you know, this what happened because they not helping the black community, like you know, the rich people, they got all this money, and they, like not trying to give us none.”
  • Once Skeptical of Executive Power, Obama Has Come to Embrace It

    08/13/2016 6:46:50 AM PDT · by Theoria · 32 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 13 Aug 2016 | BINYAMIN APPELBAUM and MICHAEL D. SHEAR
    Mr. Obama will leave the White House as one of the most prolific authors of major regulations in presidential history. In nearly eight years in office, President Obama has sought to reshape the nation with a sweeping assertion of executive authority and a canon of regulations that have inserted the United States government more deeply into American life. Once a presidential candidate with deep misgivings about executive power, Mr. Obama will leave the White House as one of the most prolific authors of major regulations in presidential history. Blocked for most of his presidency by Congress, Mr. Obama has sought...
  • SUMMER OF SLAUGHTER: ISIS EXECUTES 100 PEOPLE IN A WEEK INCLUDING A TWO-YEAR-OLD GIRL

    08/12/2016 5:00:57 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 60 replies
    Express.co.uk via Constitution.com ^ | Thursday, July 28, 2016 | By Nick Gutteridge
    SUMMER OF SLAUGHTER: ISIS executed 100 people in one week new reports show, including beheading 23 teenagers who were suspected of being spies and burning a two-year-old girl alive. The UK Express reported that this summer has been one of the deadliest under ISIS. According to Iraqi Army Brigadier-General Abdul-Karim Sabawi, “ISIS arrested 23 young men from Nimrod and al-Salamiya and beheaded them.“The deceased were accused of collaboration with the security forces and providing them with important information about the outfit’s movement in Nimrod.”In late July it was reported that ISIS was believed to have executed more than 100 people...
  • Pentagon: Iran improved ballistic missiles after nuclear deal

    08/12/2016 10:23:30 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 8 replies
    INN ^ | 08/12/16 07:52 | Rachel Kaplan
    Iran has ramped up its cyber-attack capabilities and developed more advanced ballistic missiles since the nuclear deal was signed in November 2013, the US Department of Defense wrote in a partially published report. Iran retains “a substantial inventory of missiles capable of reaching targets throughout the region, including U.S. military bases and Israel,” the Pentagon announced in its annual report to Congress on Iran’s military might. Since the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action was agreed upon, Iran has “been testing to see what kind of activities it can get away with without jeopardizing sanctions relief and foreign investment,” Michael Eisenstadt,...
  • MUSLIMS Threaten California Church with “Allahu Akbars” During Sunday Mass

    08/12/2016 9:15:09 AM PDT · by blueyon · 39 replies
    the gateway pundt ^ | 08/12/16 | Jim Hoft
    Oh nice. So this is what we have to look forward to in Obama’s “new America.”Father Josiah Trenham described the threats on his Orthodox Church in California. Muslims screamed “Allahu Akbars” at St. Andrew Orthodox Church during its Sunday service. They brought their bullhorn so everyone would get the message. Via FOX News and Jihad Watch:
  • 'Classic Pay-to-Play': Giuliani Blasts 'Corrupt' Clinton Foundation

    08/10/2016 4:16:10 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 33 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 10, 2014
    Rudy Giuliani says that if he were still a federal attorney, he would open an investigation into the Clinton Foundation. He explained that money being given to the foundation in exchange for favors from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's State Department could constitute racketeering. "You have tapes that they were hiding that show that millions of dollars were given to Clinton Foundation, and the State Department did favors for those people that they knew had given millions of dollars," Giuliani said. "That’s called illegal, it's called criminal." He said that's "classic pay-to-play," declaring the Clinton Foundation a "corrupt organization."...
  • Report: Another Disturbing Sexual Assault in Twin Falls

    08/10/2016 12:20:32 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 32 replies
    Big Government (Breitbart) ^ | August 9, 2016 | Lee Stranahan
    TWIN FALLS, IDAHO — A town that was recently rocked by the horrific gang-rape of a five-year-old girl by refugee boys has had an arrest in a case involving charges of another disturbing sexual assault case last weekend. Mohammed Hussein I. Eldai, 28, is facing charges of felony sexual assault of a vulnerable adult for an attack that happened Friday afternoon. The alleged victim, who has been diagnosed with mental retardation, encountered Eldai when she was out for a walk in the Saturday afternoon heat and laid down to take a nap. As Twin Falls TV station KM TV reports:
  • Putin offers Turkey's Erdogan closer ties

    08/09/2016 8:56:20 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 13 replies
    BBC News ^ | 9 August 2016
    Russia is ready to restore economic cooperation and other ties with Turkey, President Vladimir Putin has told his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan in St. Petersburg. It is Mr. Erdogan’s first foreign visit since an attempted coup last month. Mr. Erdogan thanked Mr. Putin, saying “your call straight after the coup attempt was very welcome”. Russian-Turkish relations soured last November when Turkey shot down a Russian bomber on the Syrian border. The visit comes as Turkey’s ties with the West have cooled over criticism of Mr. Erdogan’s purge of alleged coup-plotters. …
  • Obama is leaving his successor a national debt nightmare

    08/08/2016 2:24:24 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 26 replies
    “So simple. So simple.” Those were the key words that Donald Trump used Monday in his most detailed and important speech of the election so far. The economy, he said, “won’t even be that hard to fix.” That’s when Donald Trump finally became a real politician. Congratulations to him! There are two things that voters like to hear. One is that a person running for the highest public office in the nation has a plan. And, two, that he thinks the plan can not only be enacted but that it can be easily enacted. Trump likes to make things look...
  • Barack Obama is not seeking "legacy"

    08/08/2016 10:01:10 AM PDT · by Mier · 22 replies
    http://www.renewamerica.com ^ | October 26, 2015 | By Sylvia Thompson
    To the many gullible souls out there who truly think that Barack Obama is "legacy building" in his all-out assault on America, I implore you to bow out of the conversation because you are not seeing clearly.
  • New Boko Haram Leader Vows to Bomb Every Church, Kill All Christians

    08/07/2016 1:29:37 PM PDT · by Lera · 16 replies
    christianpost ^ | August 5, 2016 | Samuel Smith
    The Islamic State is trying to change up the leadership of Nigerian-based Boko Haram and has appointed a new leader who is vowing to bomb churches and kill all Christians. IS (also known as ISIS or ISIL) announced Wednesday in its al-Nabaa newspaper that Abu Musab al-Barnawi is the new leader of its Nigerian-affiliated outfit, calling him the "Wali" (governor) of its West African Province. In an interview published by the IS news source that was translated by the SITE Intelligence Group, al-Barnawi vowed to kill less Muslims and more Christians. Under the leadership of Abubakar Shekau, Boko Haram has...
  • Solyndra and the Obama Legacy

    08/06/2016 1:15:39 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    American Thinker ^ | August 6, 2016 | Ryan M. Yonk
    As contenders scramble for the White House this fall, thoughts have naturally turned to President Obama’s legacy, and particularly his environmental legacy. As taxpayers consider the lessons of that legacy they would do well to consider past support and use of taxpayer dollars for favored industries and companies. One of those once favored companies is the now defunct renewable energy company Solyndra. During the late 2000s, the Obama administration deployed its political capital to cultivate an environmentally friendly image for the president. In a quest for renewable energy as part of the stimulus package and at the urging of the...
  • Salon: The Iran Deal Is A Disaster–And Obama Is To Blame

    08/06/2016 5:54:27 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 32 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 5, 2016 | Matt Vespa
    Is this really Salon? The uber-progressive, race-baiting rag that has long been source material for conservatives to get a great laugh over the absurd lengths they go to paint American and the Right as racist, misogynistic, and sexist. Because Carrie Sheffield writes that a) the Iran nuclear deal is a disaster; b) Obama is to blame; and c) the $400 million ransom is proving Republican misgivings to be true: The State Department officially denied any explicit link between the $400 million payment and the release of prisoners, that this happened entirely coincidentally, not as a tit-for-tat. But itÂ’s baffling why...
  • Since 2014 The US Has Added Half A Million Waiters & Bartenders

    08/05/2016 4:20:35 PM PDT · by vannrox · 32 replies
    zero hedge ^ | 5AUG16 | Tyler Durden
    Since 2014 The US Has Added Half A Million Waiters & Bartenders And No Manufacturing Workers: Here's Why by Tyler Durden Aug 5, 2016 12:43 PM 0 SHARES As part of our monthly tradition showing the gaping disparity in the quality of the US labor market, we present the breakdown between the lowest paid jobs available, those for workers in "food services and drinking places", also known as waiters and bartenders, and compare them to the number of workers in the traditionally best paid sector, manufacturing. Here is the bottom line: as the chart below shows, there have been half...
  • Multi-Drug Resistant TB Spikes 75 Percent in Massachusetts

    08/01/2016 10:46:01 AM PDT · by Leaning Right · 21 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1 Aug 2016 | MICHAEL PATRICK LEAHY
    The number of cases of very dangerous, multi-drug resistant (MDR) tuberculosis (TB) reported in Massachusetts spiked 75 percent in 2015, to seven cases, up from four in 2014, according to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. In 2015, 87 percent of the 192 cases of active TB diagnosed in Massachusetts (167 out of 192) were foreign-born, a rate significantly higher than the foreign-born rate across the country that year, which was 66 percent.
  • Reports Turkish troops have sealed off Incirlik US/NATO nuclear air base

    07/31/2016 9:32:07 PM PDT · by Daffynition · 47 replies
    News Corp Australia Network ^ | aug 1, 2016 | staff reporter
    TURKISH citizens and police have ‘surrounded’ the Incirlik air base it operates with the United States — and where a large stockpile of NATO nuclear weapons is held — ahead of a visit by a senior US official tomorrow.
  • 'Radical' Muslim cleric tells young British Muslims it is 'ACCEPTABLE' to keep sex slaves

    07/30/2016 5:58:30 PM PDT · by kevcol · 52 replies
    Express-UK ^ | July 30, 2016 | Fraser Moore
    A MUSLIM cleric from a Cardiff mosque where three British jihadis are believed to have been radicalised has told young worshippers it is “permissible” to keep sex slaves Ali Hammuda is an Imam at the Al-Manar mosque in the Welsh city, and has been at this post since Nasser Muthana and Reyyad Khan, then 20, and teenager Aseel Muthana left for Syria in 2014. Now the preacher has been secretly filmed telling a group of young Muslims it is acceptable to keep sex slaves and that the "end of days" is near.
  • Byron York: Has Obama's act worn thin? President paints rosier picture of U.S. than voters see

    07/28/2016 7:27:04 AM PDT · by orchestra · 13 replies
    Washinton Examiner ^ | 7/28/2016 | Byron York
    PHILADELPHIA — For all his appeal as a speaker, and for all the love coming from Democrats crowded inside the Wells Fargo Arena, President Obama made a classic mistake in his address to the Democratic convention Wednesday night. Determined to defend his own accomplishments in office as well as convince Americans to elect Hillary Clinton for what would amount to his third term, Obama painted a picture of life in the United States that was brighter and more positive than most voters believe. "While this nation has been tested by war and recession and all manner of challenge — I...
  • [ FROM JULY 20, 2016 ] New video appears to show kidnapped priest Fr Tom Uzhunnalil bein

    07/26/2016 3:10:46 PM PDT · by MNDude · 4 replies
    CHRISTIANITY TODAY ^ | CAREY LODGE CHRISTIAN TODAY JOURNALIST
    A video purporting to show the beating of Fr Tom Uzhunnalil, the priest kidnapped by militants in Yemen, has surfaced online. The photo was posted on Fr Tom's Facebook page. The video, posted to Twitter, showed a blindfolded man being assaulted by off-screen assailants. A photo was also posted to Uzhunnalil's Facebook page, with the caption "Fr Tom's Entreaty will be uploaded soon ..!" A relative of the priest, Augustine, told The News Minute: "Many people in the family have checked the picture and feel it is Father Uzhunnalil's. Uzhunnalil is a priest of the Salesian order, originally from India....
  • Priest's throat slit as hostage-takers storm French church

    07/26/2016 3:37:57 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 66 replies
    ABC News ^ | July 26, 2016
    A priest who was taken hostage by two armed men with knives at a church in northern France has been killed, a police source says. It appeared the priest's throat was slit, the source told the Reuters news agency. Two men, both armed with knives, took five hostages in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray in Rouen. Note: Details are still sketchy, but it appears that the four other hostages who witnessed the priest's murder were nuns.
  • ISIS claims U.S. warplane shot down, crew killed (Dismissed by Pentagon)

    07/25/2016 12:48:02 PM PDT · by HokieMom · 48 replies
    The official news agency of the self-styled Islamic State claimed Monday that its forces shot down an American warplane. “The crew of the U.S. warplane that was shot down by Islamic State fighters near Ayn Asad Airbase is dead,” read a statement by the Amaq news agency. There was no immediate word from the Pentagon, nor did the Islamic State claim specify whether the air crew was killed in the crash or captured alive and executed.
  • Parents and two-year-old daughter burned alive after being caught trying to flee from ISIS in Iraq

    07/25/2016 10:25:21 AM PDT · by rickmichaels · 28 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | July 25, 2016 | Julian Robinson
    A family including a two-year-old girl have been burned alive after they tried to escape from from ISIS savages in Iraq, it has emerged. The mother and father were captured along with their young daughter as they tried to flee from Rashad village, south west of Kirkuk in the north of the country. It comes amid claims ISIS fanatics have tasked members with tracking down families trying to run away from the terror group's territories in the area.
  • Who was the first President to issue over 1000 executive orders?

    07/24/2016 12:53:14 PM PDT · by ProgressingAmerica · 32 replies
    Answer: Theodore Roosevelt, President #26. It has been said that Obama has racked up more debt than all previous presidents combined, and the same can nearly be said of Theodore Roosevelt with respect to executive orders. The first 112 years of America : 25 Presidents. The first 25 Presidents : 1262 executive orders. Theodore Roosevelt : 1081 executive orders. Keep in mind, Roosevelt didn't even serve two full terms, he was in for 7.5 years. And yes, many of these executive orders were explicitly to do an end-run around congressional authority, just like Obama does. Just like Obama. In which...
  • Turkish Police Torture, Rape Own Soldiers, Officers, Judges

    07/25/2016 8:06:08 AM PDT · by dvan · 30 replies
    Clarion Project ^ | July 25, 2016 | William Reed
    A new Amnesty report details the horrific torture that thousands have been subjected to since the post-coup round-up. Following the attempted coup in July 15, upon the calls of mosques all across Turkey and of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and PM Binali Yildirim to the Turkish people “to take to the streets and airports,” pro-government Islamists started hunting Turkish soldiers – their own soldiers – in the streets, beating, torturing, lynching them. Torture and beatings of surrendering soldiers continued at police stations, too. In a disturbing video published on social media and some Turkish newspapers, a police officer threatens...
  • President Half-Staff

    07/23/2016 10:33:46 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 26 replies
    American Thinker ^ | July 23, 2016 | Robert Morrison
    Riding a bike around Annapolis, I note that the flags at the Old State House, the Naval Academy, and the library are at half-staff again. This time for Nice, France. Or is it Dallas? Or Baton Rouge? I confess I lose track. It seems the flags have been at half-staff most of the time since President Obama took office. It also seems the pace of terrorist attacks is picking up. Secretary of State John Kerry thinks this is proof that ISIS is on the run. How fatuous. That’s rather like saying the German troops marching through the Arc de Triomphe...
  • ISIS claims Afghanistan explosion that kills dozens

    07/23/2016 10:24:02 AM PDT · by rdl6989 · 5 replies
    CNN ^ | Sat July 23, 2016 | Steve Visser and Masoud Popalzai
    ISIS is claiming responsibility for killing dozens of people during a peaceful demonstration by a minority group in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday. "I saw tens of people laying down in blood around me and hundreds of people running away from the scene," said Fatima Faizi, an Afghan freelance journalist.
  • Iran apparently detains another American

    07/22/2016 12:50:56 PM PDT · by detective · 12 replies
    CBS News ^ | July 22, 2016
    The U.S. State Department said Thursday that it is looking into reports another American has been detained in Iran. State Department spokesman John Kirby would not comment further on the detention of Robin Shahini. The girlfriend of the San Diego man said Shahini's sister told her Iranian authorities took him into custody July 11 while he was visiting family in his native Iran and he has not been heard from since.
  • Iran plans to reopen closed nuclear sites in violation of nuclear agreement

    07/22/2016 6:39:46 AM PDT · by detective · 9 replies
    American Thinker ^ | July 22, 2016 | Rick Moran
    I can't wait for those Iran sanctions to "snap back" into place, can you? The top leadership in Iran has instructed its atomic research organization to prepare to reopen nuclear sites shuttered by the nuclear agreement. If Iran goes through with this, it would scuttle the agreement and force President Obama to reimpose sanctions. Or not.