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  • Archaeology: Serpent Mound might depict a creation story

    02/15/2018 10:19:11 PM PST · by SunkenCiv · 26 replies
    Columbus Post-Dispatch ^ | Sunday, Feb 11, 2018 | Brad Lepper
    A new interpretation of Serpent Mound, based on American Indian mythic stories portrayed in a remarkable series of pictographs from Picture Cave in Missouri, is offered by James Duncan, Carol Diaz-Granados, Tod Frolking and me in a paper published online last month in the Cambridge Archaeological Journal. We argue that images of serpents and other supernatural beings on the walls of Picture Cave help us make sense of those parts of Serpent Mound that weren't restored. One group of pictographs shows a serpent facing a humanoid female with her legs spread apart next to a large oval that might be...
  • Ohio Parents May Lose Custody of 17-Y-O Child for Not Supporting Gender Transition Process

    02/15/2018 10:34:07 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 28 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 02/15/2018 | Brandon Showalter
    An Ohio court is set to determine Friday if the parents of a teen girl, who identifies as a boy, should lose custody because they object to hormone treatments and a "gender transition" process on medical and religious grounds. CNN reported Tuesday on a Hamilton County court's ongoing proceedings involving the parents of a 17-year-old girl — neither of which can be named per court instructions — who want the court to intervene in order to stop her from receiving hormones and therapy. The treatment was recommended by a "medical team" working with the teen and who considers such treatment...
  • Rep. Jim Jordan calls on FBI to release (FISA) warrant application, (FISA) court transcript

    02/14/2018 8:44:52 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 19 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Wednesday, February 14, 2018 | Sally Persons
    Rep. Jim Jordan said Wednesday that FBI Director Christopher A. Wray should release the actual warrant application submitted in order to conduct surveillance on former Trump campaign aide Carter Page. “I called on him two months ago — show us the application. Show us the transcript,” Mr. Jordan, Ohio Republican, said CNN. Mr. Jordan has been among the most vocal Republicans on the issue of possible abuses in the FISA court system regarding surveillance. He said that from the evidence he has seen, the politically funded dossier was used to substantiate the warrant, and said that if that is not...
  • Parents want custody to stop transgender teen having hormone treatment

    02/13/2018 7:24:15 PM PST · by BackRoads775 · 51 replies
    https://www.cnn.com ^ | 02/13/2018 | By Jen Christensen
    (CNN) — An Ohio court will decide the fate of a transgender teen who is in what the judge describes as a "gut-wrenching situation." The 17-year-old identifies as a boy. Neither he nor his family can be named, according to court instructions. The teen's parents want court authority to stop their child from getting the treatment and therapy that was recommended by his medical team in what it characterizes as a possible life-or-death situation.
  • 2 Westerville Police officers shot and killed; suspect in custody

    02/10/2018 12:26:07 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 79 replies
    10 TV ^ | February 10, 2018 | 10TV WEB STAFF
    Columbus police are investigating after two Westerville police officers were shot and killed Saturday afternoon. It happened around 11:30 a.m. in the 300 block of Crosswind Drive in Westerville. According to a press release, a call came into the Westerville 911 center as a hang-up. Responding officers were fired upon during their arrival at the address. One officer was killed in the shooting and another died shortly after, according to Columbus Police. The suspect is in custody. LIVE: Authorities are on scene after two Westerville police officers were killed in the line of duty Saturday: The City of Westerville posted...
  • Ohio police officer killed another critically injured while responding to call; suspect in cus...

    02/10/2018 11:18:26 AM PST · by jazusamo · 47 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 10, 2018 | Kathleen Joyce
    Just Breaking Full title: Ohio police officer killed another critically injured while responding to call; suspect in custody, reports sayOne police officer was killed and another was critically injured Saturday while responding to a call in Westerville, Ohio, reports say. The city of Westerville confirmed on Twitter reports that one of the city's police officers was killed in "the line of duty."
  • Right revolts on budget deal

    02/08/2018 5:03:50 AM PST · by Eric Pode of Croydon · 37 replies
    The Hill ^ | 7 FEb 2018 | Scott Wong and Melanie Zanona
    House conservatives on Wednesday revolted against a massive bipartisan deal to raise the debt ceiling and bust spending caps, complaining that the GOP could no longer lay claim to being the party of fiscal responsibility. “I’m not only a ‘no.’ I’m a ‘hell no,’ ” quipped Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.), one of many members of the Tea Party-aligned Freedom Caucus who left a closed-door meeting of Republicans saying they would vote against the deal. It’s a “Christmas tree on steroids,” lamented one of the Freedom Caucus leaders, Rep. Dave Brat (R-Va.). “This spending proposal is disgusting and reckless — the...
  • 'Pillar of the community' deported from US after 39 years to a land he barely knows

    02/08/2018 8:14:25 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 88 replies
    CNN ^ | February 8, 2018 | By Jomana Karadsheh and Kareem Khadder
    Amman, Jordan - With nothing but the clothes on his back and less than $300 in his pocket, Amer Adi was put on a plane and deported to Jordan, the country he left 39 years ago to pursue his American dream. His 94-year-old mother sat in a wheelchair at the arrivals gate, overcome with emotion as she waited for Adi. She hadn't seen him in 20 years. As he walked out, his siblings, nephews and nieces broke out in cheers. But they were soon in tears. Adi fell to his knees, a broken man in his mother's arms. "I have...
  • Ohio Supreme Court upholds ruling shutting down Toledo’s last abortion center

    02/06/2018 2:45:09 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 8 replies
    Life Site News ^ | 02/06/2018 | Lianne Laurence
    The Ohio Supreme Court upheld a 2014 state order shutting down Toledo’s last abortion center for violations of health laws, in a five-two decision released today. Abortion center Capital Care had been operating without a transfer agreement with a local hospital since 2013, in violation of a state law passed that same year, according to a press release from Created Equal, a pro-life group based in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio’s Department of Health ordered Capital Care closed in 2014, but the abortion facility appealed the decision, and the lower courts ruled in its favor. Republican Attorney General Mike DeWine’s office took...
  • Democratic AGs swarm Trump administration with lawsuits....

    02/06/2018 9:02:42 AM PST · by caww · 32 replies
    Fox News ^ | Feb. 6, 2018 | Fred Lucas
    The Democratic Attorneys General Association (DAGA), a political fundraising group, touts the AGs as “the first line of defense” against Trump’s agenda. The “sheer volume” of Democratic lawsuits is “staggering,” said Scott Will, executive director of the Republican Attorneys General Association. Throughout 2017, Democratic attorneys generals filed 35 multi-state lawsuits against the Trump administration....By contrast, Republican attorneys general brought 46 multistate legal challenges during ALL of former President Barack Obama’s two terms. Attorney general races are playing out in 32 states in 2018, with 14 seats held by Democrats and 18 by Republicans. Rankin said DAGA is focused chiefly on...
  • First Lady Melania Trump visits Cincinnati Children’s Hospital

    02/06/2018 6:18:49 AM PST · by simpson96 · 33 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 2/5/2018 | Staff
    CINCINNATI, OH (WCMH) — Melania Trump visited a children’s hospital in Cincinnati to hear about the opioid epidemic in Ohio. The first lady was on a rare policy trip with President Donald Trump, flew with him to Ohio on Monday and then went their separate ways. She went to Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center where hospital officials briefed her on opioids. She also met with patients. The president went off to Sheffer Corp. in the city of Blue Ash to promote the package of tax cuts he signed into law last year. The company recently gave its 126 workers bonuses...
  • Ohio lawmakers urge Trump to change Denali's name back to Mt. McKinley

    02/04/2018 7:39:31 AM PST · by SMGFan · 68 replies
    MSN / The Hill ^ | February 1, 2018
    GOP lawmakers from Ohio are pressing President Trump to uphold a promise to reverse former President Obama's decision and rename the Alaskan mountain Denali to its old name, Mt. McKinley. In a letter to Trump, the 11 lawmakers say it was "disrespectful" for Obama to change the name of the mountain, which had been named after William McKinley, a former president from Ohio. The mountain was named after the 25th president in 1896. "President William McKinley's legacy should not be compromised by a political stunt," the letter signed by Rep. Bob Gibbs (R-Ohio) and other lawmakers stated.
  • Stand-up team: No Philadelphia Eagles players knelt for national anthem in 2017

    02/04/2018 11:47:22 AM PST · by Rebelbase · 58 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Thursday, February 1, 2018 | Valerie Richardson
    If you’re planning to watch the Super Bowl but you can’t stand the NFL take-a-knee protests, you may want to root for the Philadelphia Eagles. Not a single Eagles player sat or knelt during the national anthem, one of just seven teams with perfect non-kneeling records, in a season that saw 684 such incidents, according to a study released Thursday by Sports Pundit. The other Super Bowl LII team, the New England Patriots, landed in the middle of the pack with 17 incidents of anthem sitting or kneeling, wedged between the Buffalo Bills with 16 and the Cleveland Browns with...
  • Trump, GOP upbeat about turn in midterm numbers, vow to use Pelosi 'crumbs' comment on stump

    02/03/2018 5:04:45 PM PST · by jazusamo · 9 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 3, 2018 | Joseph Weber
    Congressional Republicans once bracing for the possibility of a Democratic “tsunami” in this year’s elections now appear on the offensive -- bolstered by new polls suggesting Americans like their recent tax cuts, and the opportunity to pounce on Democratic House leader Nancy Pelosi remark about the bonuses and paycheck increases amounting to “crumbs.” “Nancy Pelosi has stayed in the spotlight. Her 'crumbs' comment is something I think we can use pretty effectively,” Ohio Rep. Steve Stivers, chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee, said at this week’s GOP policy retreat at the Greenbrier resort, in West Virginia. To be sure,...
  • Nancy Pelosi is a big part of GOP plans to win the midterms

    02/01/2018 6:12:20 PM PST · by markomalley · 35 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 2/1/18 | Susan Ferrichio
    House Republicans will lean heavily on Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and her comment that the GOP tax cut amounts to just "crumbs" for people in their quest to retain the majority this year.In an interview with reporters on Thursday, National Republican Congressional Committee Chairman Steve Stivers, R-Ohio, who runs the House campaign arm, said the top Democrat is helping Republicans politically with her own well-publicized criticisms of the GOP. Most recently, she called the Republican tax reform plan “Armageddon,” and said the $1,000 bonuses some companies awarded as a result of corporate tax cuts are “crumbs.”“Her crumbs comment,” Stivers said....
  • Jim Jordan: DOJ & FBI Dressed Up Opposition Research to ‘Spy on an American Citizen’

    02/02/2018 6:32:49 PM PST · by markomalley · 20 replies
    Big Government ^ | 2/2/18 | Sean Moran
    Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH), former chairman of the House Freedom Caucus, argued during a conference call on Friday that members of the DOJ and FBI dressed up an opposition research document to “spy on an American citizen during a presidential campaign.”The White Hous and the House Intelligence Committee released the FISA memo that details how the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) allegedly used the Steele dossier to spy on Trump campaign staffer Carter Page. Breitbart News’s Kristina Wong asked Rep. Jordan, “Do you agree with Comey’s assertion today that the memo has wrecked the House Intelligence...
  • Is Notre Dame’s “Fighting Irish” also racist? [ESPN’s Max Kellerman says yes]

    01/30/2018 4:31:38 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 75 replies
    Irish Central ^ | January 30, 2018 05:19 PM | Frances Mulraney
    Speaking on the decision of the Cleveland Indians to no longer make use of the mascot Chief Wahoo as their uniform logo from 2019 onwards, co-host of ESPN’s “First Take” Max Kellerman argued on Tuesday that the University of Notre Dame should also be among those sports teams that take note of the offense caused by their mascot and make move to change it. […] As well as wholeheartedly standing behind the decision of the Cleveland Indians, Kellerman next went one step further, drawing in the Notre Dame name as an example of another sports franchise that should show the...
  • Cleveland Indians To Stop Using Chief Wahoo Logo in 2019

    01/29/2018 10:03:27 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 63 replies
    Sports Illustrated ^ | January 29, 2018 | Scooby Axson
    Major League Baseball says the Cleveland Indians will stop using the Chief Wahoo logo on their uniforms starting in the 2019 season. The league says the logo, which features a smiling Native American, is not appropriate for field use. It has had discussions with the Indians in hopes that the franchise move away from the logo, which had been used in some capacity for the franchise since the 1947 season and was still prevalent on the team's baseball caps and on its uniforms. "Major League Baseball is committed to building a culture of diversity and inclusion throughout the game,” MLB...
  • Ohio State Student Government Passes Anti-Israel Boycott Measure

    01/27/2018 6:36:03 PM PST · by MarvinStinson · 37 replies
    freebeacon ^ | January 27, 2018 | Rachel Frommer
    Secret ballot votes rammed through in 11th hour The Undergraduate Student Government at Ohio State University has come under sharp criticism for a rushed, irregular secret ballot vote Wednesday night that rammed through a resolution in support of an anti-Israel boycott. A six-hour long meeting culminated in a half-hour of rapid-fire amendments to the "Resolution to Establish a Committee to Investigate OSU's Investments in Companies Complicit in Human Rights Violations." As the USG was being expelled from the room at midnight, two secret ballot votes were quickly cast within minutes—the first attempt returned more ballots than senators present—and it was...
  • Mexican cops find enough fentanyl to kill more than one million people stuffed into back [tr]

    01/26/2018 12:33:21 PM PST · by C19fan · 22 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | January 26, 2018 | Staff
    Mexican police found a multi-drug shipment that included an astonishing 100 pounds (45.5 kilograms) of the synthetic opioid fentanyl in a vehicle near the city of Ensenada in Baja California, officials said Thursday. Fentanyl can be fatal in doses of just a few milligrams. To put the size of the haul in perspective, a seizure last year of 4.5 pounds (2 kilograms) of fentanyl in Columbus, Ohio, was said by prosecutors to be enough to potentially kill the entire population of the city of 860,000 people.