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  • Jihad In Paris: The One Critical Lesson The West Must Learn

    11/27/2015 10:07:49 AM PST · by Starman417 · 1 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 11-27-15 | Christopher J. Green
    Friday 13th November 2015 brought more murderous acts of Islamic jihad to the streets of Paris. It was a day everyone knew would come at some point yet most did their level best to pretend it never would. Once the day was over, 129 innocent people had paid the ultimate price for this pretense, gunned down or blown to pieces by devout followers of Islam, the religion of peace. As is now normal practice following these diabolical attacks on civilians, political leaders and the mainstream media went to great lengths to avoid connecting the attack to Islam. The perpetrators were...
  • Pardoned White House Turkey Defects To ISIS {Post Thanksgiving dinner levity}

    11/27/2015 9:01:40 AM PST · by · 5 replies ^ | November 27, 2014 | Frances Rice
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senior U.S. officials are literally calling "fowl" after the Thanksgiving turkey pardoned by President Obama publicly defected to the Middle Eastern terrorist group ISIS. Popcorn the Turkey, now calling himself Babakurn al-Turki, was pardoned from the dinner table only yesterday by President Obama in a public ceremony at the White House. Normally the pardoned bird is sent along with its competitor to live out its remaining days at Morven Park's Turkey Hill in Leesburg, Virginia. However, U.S. officials have now admitted that al-Turki instead hijacked an Osprey out of Andrews Air Force Base in nearby Maryland and...
  • Van Jones accuses Donald Trump of acting “Un-American”

    11/27/2015 8:36:09 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 54 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 11/27/15 | Doug Book
    According to Van Jones, Donald Trump acted in an “Un-American” way when he claimed to have seen thousands of New Jersey Muslims on television, celebrating the 9/11 terror attacks. “This is just terrible. You have a presidential candidate who is deliberately stoking fear and smearing a whole population of people,” said Jones. “Somebody’s gonna go hurt some Muslim as a result of this kind of hatred.” For those who don’t remember, Van Jones is the dedicated Communist appointed by Barack Obama in 2009 as a special advisor for Green Jobs. Jones “…was the leader and founder of a radical group,...
  • Thanksgiving Dinner Interruptus

    11/27/2015 7:40:44 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 4 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 11-27-2015 | MOTUS
    When it was finally served, dinner at the Big White consisted of the standard fare: Turkey, ham, prime rib, 10 sides and 6 pies (apple, banana cream, cherry, coconut, pecan and pumpkin). Doesn’t everybody go a bit overboard for Thanksgiving? Where’s the %#@! banana cream!Unfortunately the feast was held up as another nut job scaled the fence and forced a 3 hour lockdown. If I were a Syrian refugee, could I do this? Whew! That was a close call; have you ever seen Lady M when her blood sugar drops to dangerously low levels? Trust me, not a pretty sight.Fortunately...
  • Greenfield: Being Thankful for the Left

    11/27/2015 5:45:31 AM PST · by Louis Foxwell · 11 replies
    The Sultan Knish blog ^ | Nov. 24, 2015 | Daniel Greenfield
    Thursday, November 26, 2015 Being Thankful for the Left Posted by Daniel Greenfield @ the Sultan Knish blog When we celebrate Thanksgiving, after being thankful for family and friends, for health and comfort, for food and shelter; we shouldn't forget to be thankful for the left. There is no light without darkness and without evil, the good often fails to find their own voice. It is in the presence of slavery that we remember the worth of freedom. Men and nations are forged in war; not only the war of shell and shot, but the war of ideas. War teaches...
  • TGIF 'toons

    11/27/2015 4:09:57 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 7 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 27 November 2015 | Reaganite Republican
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  • Black Lives Matter protesters gather for Thanksgiving feast ("BlacksGiving")

    11/26/2015 10:47:39 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies
    The Minneapolis Star Tribune ^ | November 26, 2015 | Beatrice Dupuy and Liz Sawyer
    About 100 people gathered outside the Fourth Precinct police station in north Minneapolis on Thursday to celebrate ­Thanksgiving with friends and family brought together in a time of turmoil. They huddled around fires, prayed and gave thanks while sharing overflowing plates of donated food beneath the falling snow. It marked the 12th day of protests outside the precinct headquarters since Jamar Clark died after being shot by police Nov. 15. The gathering, which protesters called “BlacksGiving,” came a day after Clark’s ­family laid him to rest. At the Wednesday funeral, more than 300 people paid their respects and said goodbye...
  • Protecting the Electric Grid from Terrorism: The Jacki Daily Show

    11/26/2015 7:27:41 PM PST · by RaceBannon · 11 replies
    The Jacki Daily Show ^ | 11/22/15 | The Jacki Daily Show
    The host of the Jacki Daily show has had an impressive career in energy, law, and politics. Most recently, Jacki served as General Counsel to an engineering firm specializing in energy, national security and environmental cleanup. Previously, she served many years as legal counsel on Capitol Hill to the Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Constitution and the former Ranking Member of the Commercial and Administrative Law Subcommittee, advising on the oversight of federal agencies. Prior to her career in Washington, she worked as a corporate litigator, and as an Assistant Vice President for a national bank. She entered...
  • Patton on Politics: A Pint of Sweat Will Save a Gallon of Blood

    11/26/2015 5:21:29 PM PST · by poconopundit · 12 replies
    Official Website of General George S. Patton ^ | November 26, 2015 | General George Patton
    At this rallies, Trump speaks of his admiration for General Patton.  And observing Trump's campaign, it certainly appears he's stolen a page or two from the great General's playbook. Watching Trump is fun because you learn winning marketing and branding techniques: the "rookie politician" is giving the veteran politicians and consultants a clinic on how it's done. Patton was a strong believer in speed of attack.  The Germans had a word for it, the blitzkrieg, or "lightning war": create disorganization in the enemy by using mobile forces and locally concentrated firepower.  It delivers shorter military campaigns, which preserves human lives...
  • Why Call Names? An Answer to Olavo de Carvalho

    11/26/2015 2:16:48 PM PST · by juliosevero · 8 replies
    Last Days Watchman ^ | Julio Severo
    Why Call Names? An Answer to Olavo de Carvalho By Julio Severo Public comment by Brazilian philosopher Olavo de Carvalho in his Facebook profile (posted on November 25, 2015): "Pope Francis may really be collaborating with globalist ambitions, but the World Council of Churches (which is Protestant) was already collaborating forty years ago. This the scoundrel Julio Severo does not tell." His comment was posted hours after I spread publicly in my Facebook the publication, in Barbwire, of my article "Catholic Church Paid Millions in Dollars to Facilitate Immigrant Invasion in U.S." In this article, no profanity was used...
  • President Obama Pardons Turkey for Shooting Down Russian Fighter Jet

    11/26/2015 2:11:34 PM PST · by Starman417 · 10 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 11-26-15 | Wordsmith
    Oh, wait....wrong Turkey. quite like seeing a lame duck president pardoning the national turkey (can you tell which one's which?). Actually, I think our comedian-in-chief is pretty good in this role. Nor did I mind his jab at GOP presidential candidates (I think some of them are turkeys). It was done in lighthearted jest. No harm, no foul, however fowl. While I am sympathetic to the plight of Syrian refugees and consider some of the rhetoric against allowing these refugees into the States to be tinged with hysteria, exaggerations, xenophobia, and Islamophobia, I also find legitimate concerns as well....
  • What to be Thankful and not Thankful for in 2015

    11/26/2015 1:11:25 PM PST · by American Faith Today · 7 replies
    American Faith Today ^ | November 26, 2015 | American Faith Today
    A hastily put together Thanksgiving Day show for you, but I'll try to make sure it's not a total turkey. Taking a look at some of the news stories, with an idea coming in on what I wanted to focus on, being as how it is Thanksgiving Day, I'll put a "I'm thankful for" or "I'm not thankful for" spin on some of these stories, and while many of them are negative, there actually is a dose or two of humor to be found as well. So stay tuned for a show on Black Lives Matter, Syrian refugees, ISIS, Barack...
  • Black Lives Matter Demands "Black Friday" be Renamed "BlackLivesMatterFriday"

    11/26/2015 9:23:23 AM PST · by rightistight · 95 replies
    iOTW Report ^ | 11/26/15 | Aurelius
    Black Lives Matter plans to boycott Black Friday, claiming that a way to spread awareness of their movement is to hurt the US economy. The group also wants "Black Friday" to be renamed "BlackLivesMatterFriday." "Let's hit America where it hurts!" reads BLM's website. "I challenge you not to spend one dime on "Black Friday". Let's black it out, and make sure not one black face is littering the local mall!" The group is using the catchphrase "Hands Up, Don't Shop:" A Facebook group devoted to the boycott exclaims that "we must slow or stop the american economy around retail Goods...
  • The Pilgrims of Plymouth Colony: A Survival Story

    11/26/2015 8:00:53 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 8 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 11/26/15 | Karen Lees
    The True Story of Plymouth and the First Thanksgiving Few public school students remain who remember the true story of the Pilgrim’s first few years in Plymouth Colony. The historic record was at one time a valuable part of American education. Essential lessons were learned from the failure of our nation’s first disastrous experiment with communism. The first settler’s failure actually birthed the implementation of free market economics in the new world. The truth of much of America’s history simply does not support the politically correct narrative of today’s textbook authors, so the truth has dwindled into obscurity over the...
  • Thanksgiving 2015

    11/26/2015 6:15:08 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 1 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 11-26-2015 | MOTUS
    Happy Thanksgiving!And speaking of turkeys, did you see that Barry issued a special executive order yesterday, granting amnesty to two turkeys and providing them a pathway to citizenship? All they have to do is pay their past taxes plus a small fine and they will be fixed for life! Is this a great country or what?So, as you go about preparing and eating your Thanksgiving dinner, be sure you are prepared to discuss terrorism, Syrian refugees and other officially government sanctioned topics with your young brainwashed relatives. Because they are going to be ready for you!From the DNC Dumb Uncle...
  • Furious President Vladimir Putin Promises Erdogan To Arrange 'Big Stalingrad'

    11/26/2015 3:07:16 AM PST · by Strategy · 46 replies
    Ak Zhaik ^ | November 26, 2015 |
    <p>According to the news agency, during the conversation behind closed doors, Russian President Vladimir Putin called Erdogan a dictator and threatened to send him to hell together with the ISIS terrorists, reports.</p> <p>It is reported that Vladimir Putin violated diplomatic procedures, and had a row with the Turkish Ambassador in Moscow, Mr. Umit Erdim, and warned him that the Russian Federation might break off diplomatic relations with his country unless the President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ceased supporting the ISIS rebels in Syria, where the only Russian naval base in the Mediterranean is.</p>
  • 1941 Newspaper: Blame Weather For The Rise Of Hitler!

    11/25/2015 8:59:06 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 11 replies
    Perhaps one of the greatest oddities of the past Democratic debates was Bernie Sanders insistence that climate change has fueled the growth of terrorism. Apparently we’re supposed to believe that ISIS will lay down their guns once the Earth cools by another degree Fahrenheit. Mockery aside – we’re living in the most peaceful times in human history. It may not seem that way because of what we see on the news, but violence has shown an enormous decline over the past few thousand years of human history. This of course occurred while the planet is supposedly becoming ever closer to...
  • ‘Hannibal,’ PETA Warn People Eating Turkey for Thanksgiving Are Cannibals

    11/25/2015 7:27:35 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 41 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | November 24, 2015 | 10:49 AM EST | Katie Yoder
    PETA and Hannibal are urging Americans to go vegetarian this Thanksgiving by comparing turkey to human flesh. It used to be the joke that a Puritan (aka Pilgrim) was someone who lay awake at night worrying that someone, somewhere, was having a good time. There aren't many Puritans around these days. Instead, we have the joyless scolds at PETA, and some of their not-so-bright Hollywood pals, trying to ruin the holiday the Pilgrims originated. Just in time for Thanksgiving, creator Bryan Fuller and star Gillian Anderson of NBC's cannibal-themed show Hannibal joined forces with PETA to produce an ad against...
  • "Where Did All of Mars' Carbon Go?" --JPL and Caltech

    11/25/2015 7:24:14 PM PST · by lbryce · 18 replies
    Galaxy Today ^ | November 24, 2015 | Staff
    Caltech and JPL scientists suggest the fingerprints of early photochemistry provide a solution to the long-standing mystery. Mars is blanketed by a thin, mostly carbon dioxide atmosphere—one that is far too thin to prevent large amounts of water on the surface of the planet from subliming or evaporating. But many researchers have suggested that the planet was once shrouded in an atmosphere many times thicker than Earth's. For decades that left the question, "Where did all the carbon go?" Now a team of scientists from Caltech and JPL thinks they have a possible answer. The researchers suggest that 3.8 billion...
  • Ever thrifty, Dukakis ready for more turkey carcasses

    11/25/2015 7:10:57 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 30 replies
    The Boston Globe ^ | November 25, 2015 | Matt Viser
    You’ve carefully stuffed, cooked, and carved the turkey. You’ve sliced up all the extra pieces, packing them in tin foil for leftovers. And you may think you’ve used every possible aspect of that turkey. You’d be wrong. Before you toss that last bit, Michael Dukakis would very much like your turkey carcass. For decades, inside his tidy kitchen in Brookline, the state’s former governor and onetime Democratic presidential nominee has had a quirky but endearing tradition that is legendary among family and friends. The man is renowned for his thriftiness — he drinks coffee bought in bulk at Costco, at...
  • Cold Anger Report: Speaker Paul Ryan EXPANDING Taxpayer Bailout For ObamaCare Insurance Providers

    11/25/2015 6:52:41 PM PST · by smoothsailing · 24 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | 11-25-2015 | sundance
    November 25, 2015 Cold Anger Report: Speaker Paul Ryan EXPANDING Taxpayer Bailout For ObamaCare Insurance Providers by sundance Yes, it’s that time of year when the “Omnibus” spending kicks into overdrive. Washington DC loves it when the electorate are distracted with the Holiday Festivities. This year we taxpayers get yet another round of usurpation from the Progressive Republican GOPe critters, led now by Paul Ryan, who infect the spending body.SPEAKER Ryan and his team of spending enthusiasts is getting ready to “bail out”, meaning give, the ObamaCare health insurance carriers an influx of EVEN MORE money: WASHINGTON DC – […]...

    11/25/2015 2:52:09 PM PST · by NYer · 13 replies
    Atlas Obscura ^ | November 23, 2015 | DAN HESS
    The only known depiction of Oliver Pollock, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. (Photo: Richard Cummins/Alamy)Wars cost money. So when the Revolutionary War broke out, the Colonies turned to a number of sources for backing. The top contributors to America’s Independence: The Kingdoms of France and Spain, the Dutch banking conglomerate, and a single Irish merchant based in New Orleans. His name was Oliver Pollock, and he was the “Financier of the Revolution in the West.”  Pollock saw opportunity in war– the chance for a young but wealthy immigrant to stand as a symbol of success and greatness. He desired to carve out a...
  • Space mining is now part of American law

    11/25/2015 2:20:00 PM PST · by Marcus · 18 replies
    The Hill ^ | November 25, 2015 | Mark R. Whittington
    The Commercial Space Launch Act of 2015, recently passed by both the House and Senate, is unique because the legislation covers a subject that is not directly related to space launches and was once the stuff of science fiction. An entire title of the bill covers the subject of mining resources from asteroids and other celestial bodies.
  • Five passive aggressive ways to handle liberal loved ones at Thanksgiving

    11/25/2015 12:38:23 PM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 31 replies
    American Irony ^ | 11-25-15 | The Looking Spoon
    Jon Gabriel posted a fantastic piece about how to handle the arguments bubbling in the mushy skulled 18, 19, and 20-somethings America's colleges and universities send home to Americans every Thanksgiving. Read it here. It's hilarious and totally spot on. He wrote it in response to this Think Progress piece which encourages their readers to make the Thanksgiving dinner table a battleground for propagandizing for Obamacare. I like Jon's approach. However, you can also try my much more passive aggressive approach, which would be mostly for the benefit of the kids, but could also be applicable to any other mental Peter...
  • How Should Police Stop A Knife-Swinging Laquan On PCP?

    11/25/2015 11:57:19 AM PST · by IChing · 194 replies
    Misadventures in Diversity ^ | 11/25/15 | Donald Joy
    In the latest high-profile racial railroading of a white policeman for obvious political reasons, it has taken authorities over a full year to decide to charge Chicago cop Jason Van Dyke in the fatal shooting of black 17-year-old Laquan McDonald. The obviousness of the racial/political theater here is largely due to the fact that the timing of the ridiculous charge — first degree murder — being suddenly announced after all these months, so transparently coincides with the sudden FOIA public release of a police dashcam video of the shooting which, to the untrained eye, looks pretty bad. The video in...
  • Government Steals More than Burglars [semi-satire]

    11/25/2015 10:21:26 AM PST · by John Semmens · 3 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 22 Nov 2015 | John Semmens
    Data for 2014—the latest year available—indicates that burglars absconded with $3.9 billion worth of victims’ property. At the same time, “civil forfeiture” made off with $4.5 billion worth. The civil forfeiture statute was initially sold as a tool for coping with organized crime. It has morphed into crime wave in which police seize cash from individuals on the slimmest of pretexts and dare the owner to try to get it back through cumbersome and costly procedures. A favored tactic is to assert that any cash that a person may be carrying was obtained via criminal activity. As proof, police cite...
  • Sarcastic Definition of the Day: Thanksgiving

    11/25/2015 9:36:32 AM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 5 replies
    American Irony ^ | 11-25-15 | The Looking Spoon
  • Do You Adhere to the Language of Liberty or the Language of Servitude?

    11/25/2015 9:05:56 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 1 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 11/25/15 | Karen Lees
    The Language of Liberty celebrates the freedom of the individual. The language of Servitude exalts the tyranny of the State. The statements which follow reveal the mighty difference between those who fear the power of freedom and those who relish it. In their own words are revealed the true intentions–in both the past and the present– of those who speak the language of Servitude: “If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it. The lie can be maintained only for such time as the State can shield the people from the...
  • Lack of voter enthusiasm could sink Hillary Clinton

    11/25/2015 8:19:13 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 18 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 11/25/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    s The enthusiasm gap among voters is the deciding factor in elections; it tells us the true story. In years when Republicans won big they controlled the enthusiasm gap: 1994 it was 44/33; 2002 it was 46/39; in 2010 it was a massive 63/44 and in 2014 it was 42/32. When Democrats won in 2006 they held a 52/41 edge in enthusiasm among their voters. So far Hillary Clinton’s campaign is not generating enthusiasm. A recent New York Times piece presents a serious warning for Clinton. It’s not based on a “feeling” but on surveys of her supporters. Among voters...
  • Will Global Warming Bake My Turkey?

    11/25/2015 8:11:23 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 4 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 11-25-2015 | MOTUS
    It’s not as if this is the first time Barry has conflated terrorism with global warming: “Wednesday is Earth Day, a day to appreciate and protect this precious planet we call home. And today, there’s no greater threat to our planet than climate change.” It only seems like Islamo-fascists have been trying to wipe out Western civilization for as long as earth’s climate has been changing. “Stifle yourself! You’re causing global warming/cooling/climate change.”The truth however is that the earth’s climate has been changing since it’s inception while the Muslim scourge has only been in our midst for the better part...
  • Presidential candidates practice pardoning a Thanksgiving turkey

    11/25/2015 6:44:52 AM PST · by Biggirl · 24 replies
    The Hill ^ | November 25, 2015 | Neetzan Zimmerman
    Among the many duties of the president, the pardoning of a turkey on Thanksgiving stands as perhaps the most important. It is for that reason that conservative online publication invited a few Republican presidential candidates to practice their turkey-pardoning skills, thereby making the case to the American people that they are truly Oval Office material.
  • Our children's future depends on us defeating Islamic extremism

    11/25/2015 6:38:22 AM PST · by Keyvan Salami · 6 replies
    Keyvan Salami
    The horrific scenes of ISIS attacking Paris brought us all to realize that the clear and present danger of the 21st century is none other than Islamic fundamentalism and extremism. Unfortunately, it reminded Americans of 9/11, Londoners of 7/7 and Madrid residents of the horrific 2004 metro bombings. It also acted as a wakeup call for people across the globe about how vulnerable our way of life is at the hands of fanatics that can easily cause havoc even in the leading capital of Europe. All these attacks were the works of one single enemy: Islamic fundamentalism and extremism. And...
  • Drive to Take Down Trump: Can It Work?

    11/25/2015 4:33:50 AM PST · by Duke C. · 57 replies
    RCP ^ | 11/25/2015 | Caitlin Huey-Burns
    Winter is coming. And with it, the Republican Party could see a third season of its presidential primary dominated by Donald Trump. The collective wisdom after the Paris terrorist attacks—that voters would gravitate toward a battle-tested, policy-minded candidate with experience to lead in such turbulent times has yet to take hold. In fact, Trump not only continues to top polls, but a new survey of Iowa voters shows he is considered the best candidate to handle terrorism.
  • Rush Limbaugh: ‘Compared To Reagan, Trump Is Not A Conservative

    11/25/2015 3:40:28 AM PST · by Kartographer · 191 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 11/24/015 | Steve Guest
    Elections Rush Limbaugh: ‘Compared To Reagan, Trump Is Not A Conservative’ [VIDEO] Photo of Steve Guest Steve Guest Media Reporter 3:59 PM 11/24/2015 981 Radio host Rush Limbaugh said Tuesday that Donald Trump is “not a conservative” when compared with former President Ronald Reagan. Limbaugh explained, that “compared to Reagan, Trump is not a conservative, and the bulk of Trump’s support is not the Republican base.” “As we mentioned yesterday, if you look at the demographics, at least as expressed polling data, the bulk of Trump support is what we all have been led to believe the Republican Party wants:...
  • Hump-Day Humor

    11/25/2015 3:27:09 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 11 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 25 November 2015 | Reaganite Republican
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  • Beirut on the Seine

    11/24/2015 10:02:46 PM PST · by wayne_shrugged · 3 replies
    Justin Washington The Blogger ^ | 11/24/2015 | Justin Washington
    In the aftermath of the terrorist attacks in Paris on Friday, Nov. 13, it has come to light that Brian Williams was actually on the ground reporting from all the physical attack locations in Paris simultaneously. Apparently, Mr. Williams -- slightly injured in the attacks -- interviewed Hillary Clinton, and she stated that the cause of the attacks was a YouTube film. When asked to identify which film, she said that that information was highly classified and contained on one of her personal file servers which has been temporarily misplaced. Immediately after the 3 explosions outside the Stade de France...
  • Western Washington University Cancels All Classes Because of "Online Hate Speech"

    11/24/2015 1:44:41 PM PST · by rightistight · 56 replies
    iOTW Report ^ | 11/24/15 | Aurelius
    All classes on campus have been cancelled for the immediate future at Western Washington University because someone posted "hate speech" on social media yesterday. President Bruce Shepard sent out a message to students and staff today, saying that someone posted "hate speech" online "targeted at Western students of color." "I need to be VERY clear here," he wrote, "we are not talking the merely insulting, rude, offensive commentary that trolls and various other lowlifes seem free to spew, willy nilly, although there has been plenty of that, too. No, this was hate speech." Thus, all classes have been cancelled. President...
  • Sanders is top contender in Time's Person of the Year poll

    11/24/2015 12:35:07 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 28 replies
    The Hill ^ | November 23, 2015 | Jesse Byrnes
    Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) currently leads online polling for Time magazine's 2015 Person of the Year, with less than two weeks to go before voting ends. The Democratic presidential candidate, a self-described democratic socialist, leads among the magazine's readers with 11.2 percent of the overall vote in the survey...
  • The Right to Refuse; History and the Syrian Refugee Crisis

    11/24/2015 10:47:02 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/24/15 | Timothy Birdnow
    A Leader-for Change On March 17, 1980, after consulting with his daughter Amy James Earl Carter, President of the United States and fearless bunny rabbit fighter, signed into law the United States Refugee Act of 1980 which implemented a number of provisions set down by the United Nations. Limits on the numbers of refugees admitted per fiscal year were raised to 50,000 from 17,000 and special provisions were put in place for “emergency” resettlement. Also, the definition of what constitutes a refugee was altered so as to comport with U.N. opinions on the subject. Refugees were now defined as: “owing...
  • Democrats more determined to stop Pfizer inversion than ISIS

    11/24/2015 10:43:30 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 1 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/24/15 | Dan Calabrese
    They're quite happy with "strategic patience" and "leading from behind" when it comes to bloodthirsty terrorists, but let a corporation seek to lower its tax bill . . . time for action! You can usually tell where people’s hearts really are by what animates them. There are situations when they know they’re supposed to look and sound passionate. And then there are situations in which they really are. There was much fire-breathing on Capitol Hill yesterday, not because of the growing urgency to stop the next ISIS beheading, burning, drowning or mass shooting - but because a U.S. corporation found...
  • California Governor Hails Transformation of State’s Economy [semi-satire]

    11/24/2015 10:30:03 AM PST · by John Semmens · 1 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire | 22 Nov 2015 | John Semmens
    A report indicating that 9,000 businesses have relocated headquarters and other operating units outside of California in the last seven years was hailed by Governor Jerry Brown (D) as "encouraging news." According to the report prepared by Joseph Vranich, a site selection consultant and president of Irvine, California-based Spectrum Location Solutions, the exiting companies experienced cost-savings of 20-35%. "Some will try to characterize this as a loss for the state, but I don't see it that way," Brown said. "Wage-slavery is one the greatest infringements on personal freedom in our time. By inducing 9,000 exploiters to leave we are reducing...
  • Ted Cruz Surging in Iowa, Viewed as Most Electable

    11/24/2015 9:47:45 AM PST · by libertarian neocon · 44 replies
    Jews for Ted Cruz ^ | libertarian neocon
    The latest Quinnipiac Iowa poll had great news for Ted Cruz on several fronts. He is surging and now is just behind Donald Trump for the lead (technically a statistical tie): There is good news and bad news in the fact that he has 42% of those who consider themselves Tea Party. The good news is that the Tea Party vote is not as divided as it has been in previous cycles and that Cruz seems to be the consensus Tea Party pick (not a shock based on my Twitter feed). The bad news is that with such a level...
  • Is Your Kid a Weirdo?

    11/24/2015 8:29:55 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 98 replies
    The Other McCain ^ | November 21, 2015 | Robert S. McCain
    America is in the grip of a crisis, namely a shortage of normal people. Evidence indicates that the population of kooks and freaks is rapidly increasing, and there are simply not enough sane people to keep the weirdos under control. Especially among the under-30 demographic, the United States is struggling to cope with the proliferation of dangerous perverts, drug addicts, psychotics and Ivy League liberal arts majors: A student at Columbia University is urging the school to inject more diversity into its required courses, claiming she suffered severe emotional trauma from reading too many books by and about white people....
  • Illegal Aliens Have Written a Bill of Rights

    11/24/2015 8:25:36 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 33 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 11/24/15 | Doug Book
    United We Stay defines itself as: a gathering place for undocumented Americans to share our powerful stories and to showcase these thousands, even millions of stories, as a force to be reckoned with in rewriting immigration history. Dandy. Anyhow, what follow are the claims and demands made by the group United We Stay which proudly represents millions of aliens who have illegally invaded the United States. The mind boggling conceit evident in the makeshift preamble of the “Bill of Rights” written by United We Stay for the sundry thieves, rapists, murderers, gang-bangers and chronic lay-abouts which infest the United States...
  • Obama's pattern of shaping intelligence to fit his narrative

    11/24/2015 7:35:12 AM PST · by Starman417 · 2 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 11-23-15 | DrJohn
    The Pentagon Inspector General has disclosed that emails were sent from Centcom to defense analysts to "toe the line" on ISIS. Analysts at U.S. Central Command were pressured to ease off negative assessments about the Islamic State threat and were even told in an email to "cut it out," Fox News has learned - as an investigation expands into whether intelligence reports were altered to present a more positive picture. Fox News is told by a source close to the CENTCOM analysts that the pressure on them included at least two emails saying they needed to "cut it out" and "toe...
  • Ignore Obama’s Recipe for Thanksgiving

    11/24/2015 6:59:14 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 2 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 11-24-2015 | MOTUS
    In preparation for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, Oceana on the Potomac wishes to point out that – while there is nothing to worry about - you should be vigilant as you travel through those jam-packed airports this week because there are “a few bad apples” out there. Also, while you’re free to celebrate as you see fit the Ministry of Truth would just like you to keep in mind that Thanksgiving actually commemorates America’s colonial, imperialist, racist, genocidal past. Butt if you white people want to go on pretending that it is a day set aside to thank the Creator...
  • Greenfield: Syria is a Nation of Terrorist Supporters

    11/24/2015 5:41:51 AM PST · by Louis Foxwell · 11 replies
    FrontPage ^ | November 24, 2015 | Daniel Greenfield
    Syrians are a Nation of Terrorist Supporters 10,000 Syrian refugees mean 1,300 ISIS supporters. November 24, 2015 Daniel Greenfield 4927 Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. Syria is a terror state. It didn’t become that way overnight because of the Arab Spring or the Iraq War. Its people are not the victims of American foreign policy, Islamic militancy or any of the other fashionable excuses. They supported Islamic terrorism. Millions of them still do. They are not the Jews fleeing a Nazi Holocaust. They are the Nazis...
  • HHS: 'Explore OTHER SOURCES OF FUNDING' to Cover Obamacare Losses

    Obamacare is killing the heath insurance industry, but help for health insurers is on the way - and it will be coming out the pockets of American taxpayers via higher insurance rates and a federal bailout. When the government says, "Explore other sources of funding" and "working with Congress on the necessary funding," it's time to hide your wallet and get ready to study a few more pages of tax code. As MRCTV reported Thursday, United Healthcare lost $425 million on its policies sold via the Obamacare exchanges, and they might back out of the exchanges all together after 2016....
  • I live in Jersey and Trump is right: Muslims DID celebrate on 9/11 in NJ . . . we saw it!

    11/23/2015 9:05:55 PM PST · by springwater13 · 26 replies
    Biz Pac Review ^ | 11/23/15 | Carmine Sabia
    It did happen, and I saw it. Donald Trump is telling the truth about Muslims celebrating in New Jersey on September 11, 2001. I drove with family members though Patterson, N.J. that morning, after the planes hit. It’s not the kind of thing you forget. We witnessed people in traditional Muslim garb dancing, jumping, shouting and celebrating like their team had won the Super Bowl, just as Trump said. Read more:
  • Fortune Magazine 2016 Crystal Ball

    11/23/2015 6:54:29 PM PST · by poconopundit · 10 replies
    Fortune Magazine ^ | November 16, 2015 | Fortune Magazine Editors
    Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, an unrivaled communicator within his party who deftly straddles its warring wings, will emerge from the GOP presidential scrum as the nominee. ...Rubio will tap South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, 43, as his running mate...her handling of the state’s Confederate flag controversy expanded her support among constituencies — including African-Americans and self-identified Democrats...