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  • 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.
  • Transgenders in Uniform – The US Military’s Latest Lunacy

    07/21/2016 8:55:55 PM PDT · by pboyington · 7 replies
    US Defense Watch ^ | July 21, 2016 | Ray Starmann
    Welcome to 2016 when male soldiers train in pregnancy simulators, tactical lactation stations dot the battlefield, women are fraudulently passed through Ranger School and US Navy sailors willingly surrender their boats and equipment to Iranian thugs without so much as firing a flare. It’s the era of breast milk in the field and Liberace joins Delta Force… A perfect storm, a Category Five hurricane of doom and destruction is sweeping over the US military with the deadly accuracy of the Angel of Death on Passover. We have a President who is intent on destroying the military through insane social engineering....
  • Obama: ‘The World Has Never Been Less Violent’

    07/21/2016 10:42:49 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 66 replies
    cnsnews.com ^ | 7/21/16 | cns news staff
    “So it is worth reminding ourselves of how lucky we are to be living in the most peaceful, most prosperous, most progressive era in human history,” Obama said in the speech. “Because the world has never been less violent, healthier, better educated, more tolerant, with more opportunity for more people, and more connected than it is today,” he also said. Here are excerpts from the president’s speech as transcribed on the White House website: Obviously, this has been a tough couple of weeks, not just here in the United States but around the world. And that’s being amplified to some...
  • UK: Riot in Hyde Park, police stabbed, "black lives matter" chants, machete attacks

    07/21/2016 5:21:37 AM PDT · by AC Beach Patrol · 32 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | 7/19/2016 | Keiligh Baker and Euan McLelland
    ...An officer and two members of the public were knifed and four other PCs injured after a water fight and party in Hyde Park spiralled out of control in the city's worst bout of violence since the 2011 riots... Officers manage to push the crowds back towards Marble Arch, where a small group stormed a nearby branch of McDonald's. Terrified staff were forced to flee as teens leaped over the fast food chain's counters and stole food from the racks. Commander Harrington said that the violence was not in any way related to the Black Lives Matter protests, adding: 'I've...
  • Obama tells cops: 'We have your backs'

    07/19/2016 12:44:08 PM PDT · by Nachum · 84 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 7/19/16 | Kelly Cohen
    President Obama wrote an open letter to the nation's police officers Monday night to say "we have your backs," after two separate shootings in which eight police officers were killed in Dallas and Baton Rouge. His letter was addressed to the "brave members of our law enforcement community" and was posted on the Fraternal Order of Police's Facebook page. Obama offered his unwavering support to police as they "do their difficult, dangerous jobs." "I want you to know that the American people see it, too," the president wrote. "We recognize it, we respect it, we appreciate it, and we depend...
  • Kansas City, Kan., police officer shot; in critical condition

    07/19/2016 12:55:59 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 49 replies
    An officer has been shot at 22nd and Haskell in Kansas City, Kan. and by 2:45 p.m. one person was in custody and police had detained another person. Kansas City, Kan., Police Chief Terry Zeigler tweeted at 2:02 p.m., “We have an officer shot at 22nd & Haskell. Start prayers, unknown condition.” The officer was in critical condition. Multiple suspects ran from the scene, according to police radio traffic. Read more here: http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article90544392.html#storylink=cpy
  • (Empty) BUS shot at at Republican Convention

    07/19/2016 1:05:51 PM PDT · by keat · 48 replies
    July 19, 2016 | self
    Just an early report. Wife's friends on shuttle bus were fired on. No injuries.
  • "It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Race-War In America"

    07/18/2016 12:29:12 PM PDT · by blam · 41 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 7-18-2016 | Howard Kunstler/Tyler Durden
    by Tyler Durden Jul 18, 2016 Howard Kunstler I was in the streets of Chicago in 1968 during the Democratic Convention. It was only a few months after Bobby Kennedy and Martin Luther King were shot to death. The “establishment,” as we called it back then, was all set to nominate Vice-president Hubert Humphrey who had started out in Washington as a Midwestern progressive firebrand but was now was broadly perceived by America’s hippie youth as a stooge and a sell-out to the evil forces running the Vietnam War. I wasn’t exactly a protester, more like a proto-journalist, there to...
  • Police Car Firebombed Outside Islamic Center: Note Left Says “F- The Police Black Lives Matter”

    07/18/2016 9:28:03 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 24 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | JULY 17, 2016 | Aleister
    The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports: Daytona police car firebombed outside Islamic Center The Daytona Beach Police Department may have been the target of anti-police backlash early Sunday morning when someone firebombed an unoccupied squad car parked in front of a mosque and left a note near the destroyed vehicle attributing the act to Black Lives Matter. According to Police Chief Mike Chitwood, the incident took place about 2 a.m. That’s when someone set fire to the cruiser parked outside the Islamic Center at 347 S. Keech St. The vehicle was engulfed in flames and destroyed. Chitwood said police found a...
  • Obama’s legacy: Dead cops

    07/18/2016 8:26:34 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 15 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/18/16 | Dan Calabrese
    By continuing to cast aspersions on police in general even as they're being gunned down, Obama fans the flames of this madness and gets blood on his own hands I do not make this statement lightly. I thought about it a lot. I used to roll my eyes at liberals who blamed Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush for everything under the sun - including things that clearly had nothing to do with them. I don’t want to behave in the same silly way now just because we have a liberal president and my political bias makes me want to...
  • Waco crime scene vehicle vandalized with anti-police slogan (Texas)

    07/18/2016 7:50:30 AM PDT · by LurkedLongEnough · 10 replies
    Waco Tribune ^ | July 18, 2016 | DON BOLDING
    Vandals used a permanent marker to write the words “Die pigs” on the passenger side of a crime scene tech unit belonging to Waco police while it was parked in a restaurant parking lot at 1615 W. Waco Drive about 11 a.m. Saturday, Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton said Sunday. He said the vehicle is not a police officer’s unit. It was operated by a civilian employee, who was inside the restaurant. Swanton did not say whether the unit was on an investigation at the time. He did not comment on whether investigators link the incident to recent shootings of police...
  • Officer shot in 'vicious' attack on Milwaukee's south side, suspect dead

    07/17/2016 11:13:59 AM PDT · by GeorgiaDawg32 · 76 replies
    wisn.com ^ | 7/17/2016 | wisn.com
    Text Size: A A A Show Transcript MILWAUKEE —A Milwaukee police officer was shot in a "vicious" attack early Sunday as he sat in his squad car while colleagues investigated a domestic disturbance call, an official said. The suspected shooter, identified by police as a 20-year-old West Allis man with two felonies on his record, was found dead in a nearby yard, they said. The incident began as a response to a domestic disturbance call near South 17th Street and West Morgan Avenue at about 2 a.m. During that investigation, someone fired shots into the squad car, striking an officer...
  • Thank Al Sharpton/Jesse Jackson for Baton Rouge Police killings today

    07/17/2016 9:17:30 AM PDT · by topher · 50 replies
    17-July-2016 | Vanity
    Clearly the words of Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson probably lead to the shooting of 7 police officers today in Baton Rouge. They both spoke at the funeral of Alton Sterling. Apparently, they have been a calming influence on our nation. Of course, it is unclear what roles #BlackLivesMatter and the New Black Panther Party had. The shooter today in Baton Rouge was dressed in all black as is the custom of the New Black Panthers.
  • Two Baton Rouge police officers killed in shooting Sunday, mayor's office confirms

    07/17/2016 8:09:51 AM PDT · by SeafoodGumbo · 41 replies
    Baton Rouge Advocate ^ | 7-17-16 | ADVOCATE STAFF REPORT
    Update, 10:05 a.m.Baton Rouge Police spokesman Sgt. Don Coppola confirmed that several officers were shot by gunfire.The scene is "contained," he said, but police are asking everyone to stay out of the area. Update, 10 a.m.Two Baton Rouge police officers shot on Sunday morning have died, confirmed William Daniel, the city-parish's chief administrative officer. Update, 9:56 a.m.East Baton Rouge Parish Mayor-President Kip Holden tells CNN that "three police officers are feared dead."Original story At least one police officer has been shot in Baton Rouge on Sunday morning, and there's an active shooter situation in the area of Airline and Old...
  • Three Police Officers killed IN Baton Rouge

    07/17/2016 7:46:24 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 1,754 replies
    Just a breaking news report over KTLA so far
  • ISIS Strikes Again as the West Wallows in Weakness

    07/14/2016 8:28:11 PM PDT · by pboyington · 33 replies
    US Defense Watch ^ | July 14, 2016 | Ray Starmann
    The future of freedom and Western Civilization hangs in the balance tonight. Eighty people were killed and over fifty wounded in Nice, France, hours ago by an Islamic maniac who drove a five ton truck into a crowd celebrating Bastille Day. The terrorist was killed by the French Police after he opened fire on the crowd. ISIS is currently praising the attacks on social media. The Stone Age madmen of the Islamic State have declared war on the US and the West. Yet, the US and Western Europe haven’t declared war on ISIS. In actuality, the feckless leaders of the...
  • Missoula Man Held For Hiding And Watching People Use the Bathroom – Charged With Felony

    07/14/2016 7:42:37 PM PDT · by Morgana · 16 replies
    newstalkkgvo.com ^ | July 13, 2016 | Peter Christian
    32 year-old Clyde Stengel, is in the Missoula County Jail for hiding in a shower and watching at least four people use the bathroom. Public Information Officer Travis Welsh with the Missoula Police Department said they received a call on Monday, July 11. “On Monday at about 2:30 in the afternoon, we responded to a call for service in relation to an incident that had occurred in a gender-neutral bathroom on South Russell Street,” Welsh said. “The report was that a male had been hiding in a shower as people came in and out and used the bathroom, and used...
  • Homeland Security Prepares For Violence At Republican Convention

    07/14/2016 6:33:37 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 27 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 7-14-16 | Tyleer Durden
    Following yesterday's stark warning by the militant "black power" organization, the New Black Panther Party, which warned it would arrive in Cleveland packing firearms for self-defense ahead of the republican convention, we were curious how long it would take the various US authorities to admit that the upcoming Republican and Democratic conventions will be ground zero for the next round in escalating US violence. The answer, it turned out, was just about 24 hours. Earlier today, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and FBI Director James Comey told lawmakers, that they are preparing their agencies for the "possibility of violence, both...
  • Police-Involved Shooting Reported In West Baltimore

    07/14/2016 7:36:46 PM PDT · by PghBaldy · 30 replies
    WJZ Baltimore ^ | July 14 | Staff
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — There have been multiple reports of a police-involved shooting in West Baltimore. Rick Ritter ✔ @RickRitterWJZ BREAKING: Multiple reports of officers being shot at in West Baltimore, tons of chatter coming over the scanner @cbsbaltimore 9:38 PM - 14 Jul 2016 588 588 Retweets 115
  • The Nuclear Option — An American Catastrophe: Racially Fueled Riots Spike

    07/13/2016 10:16:27 AM PDT · by orchestra · 15 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 7/13/2016 | Charles Hurt
    There can be no dispute that Barack Obama was forced to wade through unprecedented bigotry in his speedy ascent to the most powerful perch in the world. His predecessor, George W. Bush, called it the “soft bigotry of low expectations.” A street hustler with sterling academic bona fides — which are always suspect — Mr. Obama had never accomplished a single thing as a politician when he decided to run for president. In his 2008 campaign, he was most admired for not voting to invade Iraq — a vote that took place years before he joined the U.S. Senate.
  • Trans ‘woman’ accused of filming female shopper in Target dressing room

    07/13/2016 7:49:27 AM PDT · by Kyle Olson · 25 replies
    The American Mirror ^ | 7/13/16 | Victor Skinner
    Target’s commitment to an “inclusive experience” for its customers provided the means for a transgendered Idaho Falls “woman” to snap shots of a woman while she tried on clothes in a store dressing room. Bonneville County Sheriff’s deputies were called to a store in Ammon Monday after a customer reported that someone was taking pictures of her in the dressing room with a cell phone while she was changing, the Idaho Falls Post Register reports. The woman confronted the culprit, who fled on foot, according to a police statement.
  • Has Barack Obama Already Succeeded in Erasing the Distinct American Culture?

    07/12/2016 6:15:58 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 34 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | July 12, 2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Crazy Bernie's up there saying -- and this is key, folks -- (impression) "We become stronger when we all stand together." That's Bernie this morning for Hillary. "We become stronger when we all stand together." Stand together for what? What is the unifying thing in our country today? Can somebody tell me? Is there one? (interruption) No, no. I'm not trying to be snarky or humorous or anything. I'm serious. What is there in America that we could all unify around? Police brutality? Cops mistreating blacks? What is it? They don't ever identify what it is we...
  • New Black Panther Party will carry arms during protests at U.S. Republican National Convention

    07/12/2016 8:14:05 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 89 replies
    reuters ^ | reuters
    Reuters Top News Verified account ‏@Reuters BREAKING: New Black Panther Party will carry arms during protests at U.S. Republican National Convention if legal - group chairman
  • Houston Official Calls for Form of Segregation: Only Blacks Can Police Black Communities

    07/12/2016 8:03:43 AM PDT · by PROCON · 87 replies
    breitbart ^ | July 11, 2016 | BOB PRICE
    HOUSTON, Texas – A Houston city councilman has called for segregation in policing. In the wake of the officer-involved shootings of black men across the country and the assassination of Dallas police officers, the councilman said police should reflect the ethnicity of the particular community where they patrol. Speaking to Fox 26 in Houston, City Councilman Dwight Boykins (District D), “I think at this point, because of the crisis situation, not in Houston but throughout the country, we need to have officers patrolling areas that reflect the ethnicity [of that community].” The councilman continued, “Because that will eliminate second-guessing. People...
  • Former Top Cop: America Is "Sitting On A Powder Keg"

    07/11/2016 6:57:55 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 28 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | July 11, 2016 | Lindsey Bever
    The former top cop in Washington and Philadelphia said Sunday that the country is “sitting on a powder keg” amid outcry over a number of fatal police shootings, including two last week that prompted nationwide protests.
  • The Road to Dallas: Racially divisive liberalism comes home to roost

    07/11/2016 6:37:07 AM PDT · by ErikJohnsky · 14 replies
    After he murdered five Dallas police officers and wounded seven others, Micah Johnson kept a SWAT team at bay for more than three hours. As they tried to talk him into surrendering, he told them that he wanted to kill white people, especially white policemen. Johnson’s horrific attack on police is the most recent evidence of one of the worst divisions in our society, that between law enforcement people and the civilians they are sworn to protect. That division has been created and is exacerbated daily by President Obama and the rest of the pure-as-ivory-soap ideological liberals he has led...
  • Vermont Admits Seventeen Refugees Diagnosed With Active TB

    07/11/2016 6:16:42 AM PDT · by Tilted Irish Kilt · 25 replies
    breitbart ^ | July 11, 2016 | Michael Patrick Leahy
    After Breitbart News reported that three refugees in Vermont have been diagnosed with active tuberculosis (TB) over the past seven months, an official with the Vermont Department of Health admitted that a total of fifteen refugees in the Green Mountain State were diagnosed with active TB between 2003 and 2015. Since only 6,300 refugees have arrived in Vermont over the past twenty-five years, these new statistics reveal a third-world level of active TB among the refugees currently residing in the Green Mountain State.
  • Why Race Relations Have Gotten So Much Worse

    07/10/2016 9:33:44 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 49 replies
    PJ Media ^ | July 10, 2016 | Roger L. Simon
    Speaking in the wake of the Dallas horrors, President Obama correctly assured us that race relations are not as bad in this country today as they were during the Watts riots of the sixties.But that was over fifty years ago and is only part of the story. Throughout the eighties and nineties and into the 21st Century those relations had improved to the extent that none other than the great actor Morgan Freeman could have this 2005 exchange with host Mike Wallace on 60 Minutes. WALLACE: Black History Month, you find... FREEMAN: Ridiculous.WALLACE: Why?FREEMAN: You're going to relegate my history...
  • Syrian refugee held in indecent assault on girl, 13 at Lowell pool.

    07/10/2016 4:11:27 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 68 replies
    Lowellsun.com ^ | July 10,2016 | Lisa Redmond
    LOWELL -- A 22-year-old Syrian refugee is behind bars after only two months in the United States after he was accused Thursday night of inappropriately touching a 13-year-old girl at a state-run swimming pool in Lowell. In Lowell District Court on Friday, Emad Hasso, of Lowell, was ordered held on $25,000 cash bail after pleading not guilty via an interpreter to one count of indecent assault and battery on someone under 16. Judge Stacy Fortes set the bail over the defense attorney's objections, because Hasso's only ties to this country are his family members with whom he lives.
  • 21 Officers Injured as St. Paul Freeway Protest Turns Violent

    07/10/2016 11:15:00 AM PDT · by Nachum · 51 replies
    breitbart ^ | 7/10/16 | Daniel Nussbaum
    Twenty-one officers from various Minnesota law enforcement agencies were injured and more than 102 protestors were arrested as a demonstration on the I-94 freeway in St. Paul turned violent Saturday night, with protestors hurling rocks, bottles, fireworks and bricks at law enforcement officers on the scene. Hundreds of demonstrators began protesting at the Governor’s Residence in St. Paul Saturday night over the police-involved shooting death of Philando Castile earlier in the week before heading onto the I-94 freeway around 8 p.m., local Fox affiliate KMSP reported. The interstate was shut down in both directions for more than five hours and...
  • The Latest: Mississippi police among those on alert

    07/09/2016 3:29:01 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    Long Island Newsday ^ | July 9, 2016 | The Associated Press
    DALLAS - (AP) -- The Latest on the shooting of police officers in Dallas (all times local): 5 P.M. The police department in the Gulf Coast town of Waveland, Mississippi, is among those on alert after receiving what authorities there deem credible threats against officers. Police Chief David Allen told The Sun Herald newspaper (http://bit.ly/29zawdQ) the threats had come via phone and social media and involved possible gunfire attacks Saturday night and Sunday. Extra police were to be on duty during the weekend....
  • Police kill more whites than blacks, but minority deaths generate more outrage

    07/09/2016 3:17:48 PM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 36 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | April 21, 2015 | Valerie Richardson
    Analysis contradicts widespread views about racial targetsNobel Prize-winning novelist Toni Morrison says she wants to see an officer shoot an unarmed white teenager in the back before agreeing that the “conversation about race” is over, but she almost certainly already has received her wish. An analysis released last week shows that more white people died at the hands of law enforcement than those of any other race in the last two years, even as the Justice Department, social-justice groups and media coverage focus on black victims of police force. As researchers are quick to point out, FBI data on police...
  • After Dallas Sniper Attack on Police, Rush Makes Grim Prediction for Party Conventions

    07/09/2016 12:22:48 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 50 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | July 9, 2016
    “This is not the end of anything here.” Following the horrific violence and murder of police officers in Dallas this week, conservative talk host Rush Limbaugh made a disturbingly plausible prediction on his show. Rush suggested that Dallas might just be the beginning of something and that the next targets could be the Republican National Convention and the Democratic Convention after that. The Washington Free Beacon reported: After Dallas, Rush Limbaugh Predicts Republican and Democratic Conventions Will Be Attacked Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh predicted Friday that both the Republican and Democratic National Conventions later this month will be the...
  • Despite UN rebuke Iran says it will continue missile program

    07/09/2016 7:35:02 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 19 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jul 9, 2016 6:43 AM EDT
    Iran said Saturday it will continue its ballistic missile program, after the U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon said that the missile tests aren’t in the spirit of the country’s landmark nuclear deal with world powers. “Iran will strongly continue its missile program based on its own defense and national security calculations,” foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi said in comments published on the ministry’s website. Iran’s missile program is not linked to the nuclear deal and does not conflict with the U.N. Security Council resolution endorsing the agreement, he said. “Iran’s missile program has aimed at defense and it is not designed...
  • Bay Area comes to grips with growing racial divide after Dallas police shootings

    07/09/2016 7:38:41 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 40 replies
    San Jose Mercury ^ | 07/08/2016 | Matthew Artz and Katy Murphy
    In 68 hours this week, America changed. The country, simmering under the heat of a chaotic presidential race and the tension of increasingly volatile race relations, is reeling after a sniper in Dallas struck down five white police officers and police in Louisiana and Minnesota killed two black men -- all in 68 hours.
  • A staggering percentage of Americans are too poor to shop

    07/08/2016 8:29:44 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 207 replies
    NY Post ^ | 7-6-16 | Lisa Fickenscher
    Retailers have blamed the weather, slow job growth and millennials for their poor results this past year, but a new study claims that more than 20 percent of Americans are simply too poor to shop. These 26 million Americans are juggling two to three jobs, earning just around $27,000 a year and supporting two to four children — and exist largely under the radar, according to America’s Research Group, which has been tracking consumer shopping trends since 1979.
  • Hillary: ‘I’m Going To Be Talking To White People,’

    07/08/2016 7:55:46 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 266 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 8 Jul 2016
    On Friday’s broadcast of CNN’s “The Lead,” presumptive Democratic presidential nominee former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton stated, “I’m going to be talking to white people. I think we’re the ones who have to start listening to the legitimate cries that are coming from our African-American fellow citizens,” ... She concluded the discussion on policing and race with, “I have been involved in working to try to close the racial divide my entire adult life. I’ve worked on issues of criminal justice reform, incarceration, juvenile justice, for many decades, and I’m heartbroken that we have to keep repeating and doing...
  • FBI Issues Alert in Louisiana: Violence Against Law Enforcement Officers, Riots

    07/08/2016 3:56:43 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 37 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | July 8, 2016
    The FBI issued an alert to Louisiana law enforcement agencies warning of violence against officers and planned riots in the aftermath of this week’s high-profile fatal shooting of a black man by Baton Rouge Police. Judicial Watch obtained a copy of the situational information report, which was distributed to police and sheriff departments in Bossier, Caddo Parish and east Baton Rouge as well as Louisiana State Police. Titled “Violence Against Law Enforcement Officers and Riots Planned for 8-10 July 2016,” the alert warns that “multiple groups are calling for or planning riots and/or violence against law enforcement in Baton Rouge...
  • Police say officers have been targeted in Missouri, Georgia and Tennessee

    07/08/2016 3:18:43 PM PDT · by Nachum · 18 replies
    Fox 2 News ^ | 7/7/16 | ap
    Police say officers have been targeted in Tennessee, Georgia and Missouri in the aftermath of two high-profile killings of black men by law enforcement. The attack in Tennessee occurred hours before the killing of five police officers in Dallas on Thursday night during a protest. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says the attacker told authorities that he was frustrated by the recent killings by police of black men in Louisiana and Minnesota. Police have not disclosed a motive in Friday's attacks in Georgia and Missouri, which have been described as ambushes. In a fourth attack early Friday, a motorist fired...
  • Dallas 7-Eleven Store Looted By Black Lives Matter Protesters Who Taunted Cops...

    07/08/2016 3:13:28 PM PDT · by grundle · 17 replies
    Getaway Pundit ^ | July 8, 2016 | Kristinn Taylor
    Full title: Dallas 7-Eleven Store Looted By Black Lives Matter Protesters Who Taunted Cops After Massacre of Police Officers A Dallas 7-Eleven store was looted and a news crew threatened by Black Lives Matter protesters after the massacre of Dallas police officers Thursday night. Incredibly, the protesters were taunting police who were called to protect the store. WFAA-TV reported from the 7-Eleven that their news crew was threatened by the protesters and had to move theor vehicles after protesters poured beer and alcohol on their cars.