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  • The Audacity of that Hopeless Reprobate Clinton (HRC)

    08/02/2015 11:08:38 PM PDT · by mononymous · 6 replies
    Mononymous1/Wordpress ^ | 8/2/2015 | Mononymous1
    What seems to be missing from the discussion of what Mrs. Clinton has been up to is the utter audacity, chutzpah, of the woman. Here we have someone, the Prince Charles of American politics as I have previously referred to her, whom we all know has lusted for the power of the presidency since, well, at least 2007. This person had to have known for sometime now and particularly during her time at the State Department, that she will run again for the office. And yet, with the run likely being a near certainty (with the possible exception being for...
  • Greenfield: A Tour of Our Decadent Civilization

    08/02/2015 4:53:34 PM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 10 replies
    The Sultan Knish blog ^ | Sunday, August 02, 2015 | Daniel Greenfield
    Sunday, August 02, 2015 A Tour of Our Decadent Civilization Posted by Daniel Greenfield @ the Sultan Knish blog Civilizations normally go through three stages; Barbaric, Vigorous and Decadent. It's easy to find examples of barbaric and decadent civilizations. We can find all the barbaric civilizations to suit an entire faculty's worth of anthropologists in the Middle East. And then back home we can see the decadent civilization that employs their kind to bemoan the West. Vigorous is what America used to be when it was moving west, producing at record rates and becoming a world power. Decadent is what...
  • Big Game Hunting, Lawfare Edition: Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton

    08/02/2015 3:51:58 PM PDT · by lifeofgrace · 1 replies
    sgberman.com ^ | 8/2/15 | Steve Berman
    On Monday, two felony charges will be unsealed against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, and the liberal media will feast on his humiliation and booking in another episode of Big Game Hunting: Lawfare Edition. After the indictments are unsealed, Paxton can surrender to be photographed, fingerprinted and booked at any of the state's 254 county jails. Kent Schaffer, one of the special prosecutors, has previously told News 8 they planned to present a third-degree charge of failing to register with the state securities board, as the law requires. They also said they planned to present a first-degree felony charge against Paxton, accusing him of securities...
  • The Planned Parenthood Carnage

    08/02/2015 3:01:33 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 10 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/02/15 | Obie Usategui
    If selling babies is what we have come to be as a nation and as a people, then may God have mercy on us Just in case you may have missed it, one of the most gruesome and poignantly repulsive stories as of lately has to be Planned Parenthood’s federally subsidized marketing of aborted fetuses—our tax dollars being used at their best, right? What is America coming to? As reported by LifeNews, the first in a series of undercover video footage, shows Planned Parenthood Federation of America’s Senior Director of Medical Services, Dr. Deborah Nucatola, describing how Planned Parenthood sells...
  • Obama Stopped Being a Christian American Upon Election to POTUS

    08/02/2015 2:59:41 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 30 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/02/15 | Jerry McConnell
    The shadowy shyster Obama January 20, 2009, was the date; the infamous date when the destroyer of the country called the United States of America began his crusade to kill off as many citizens as possible, and as many symbols and patriotic sayings as he possibly could annihilate. If some took actual lives with his deadly thrusts, the happier he was and the more he enjoyed being the “Messiah” of doom. O1/20/09 was also the date when nearly half of the country abandoned their citizenship and bowed down to this fakir who could not even produce a legitimate birth certificate....
  • Petition to Honor Chattanooga Marine and Commander who used personal Arms started

    08/02/2015 2:58:40 PM PDT · by marktwain · 4 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 2 August, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    Here is what I predicted a week ago: I can see the calls for commendations rising.  They are already in the comments section.  It will not be long before a political candidate will recognize that the desire to recognize the bravery of these men will resonate with the electorate.  It will not be President Obama who firsts suggests it.  My bet is that it will be Donald Trump.From the gatewaypundit.com:  A petiton was posted at the ‘We the People’ site at the White House this week asking President Barack Obama to honor Navy officer Lt. Cmdr. Timothy White and...
  • God, protect our babies from both president and pope

    08/02/2015 2:57:25 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 15 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/02/15 | Judi McLeod
    Perception is everything and Francis, by his official visit, is paying homage to the world’s most infamous champion of partial birth abortion Unless his intention is to radically change or convert President Barack Obama, when Pope Francis descends on America next month, he will in essence be paying open homage to the world’s top champion of partial birth abortion. The pope will meet with Obama on Sept, 23 as part of his first trip to America as the head of the Roman Catholic Church. “According to a White House statement released Thursday, the two leaders will discuss “their shared values”...
  • Rant | Obama continues to fix the Creator's worst mistakes

    08/02/2015 1:11:04 PM PDT · by DanMiller · 7 replies
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | August 2, 2015 | Dan Miller
    This is a partially updated version of Fixing the Creator's worst mistakes, published on December 29, 2012. It deals mainly with Islam, Iran, the nuke "deal," illegal immigration and Obama's usurpation of power. Islam and other religionsObama is "our" Imam in Chief and in that capacity continues to preach that Islam is the religion of peace; there is neither Islamic violence nor any Islamic desire for it. Since the Islamic State is violent it is not Islamic. Coptic Christians beheaded. So what? They weren't other Muslims. Christians and Jews? Islamists are intent upon removing what they consider the curses of Christianity and Judaism. Pope Francis appears to be far more...
  • This map shows the US really has 11 separate 'nations' with entirely different cultures

    08/02/2015 11:51:03 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 65 replies
    Business Insider ^ | July 27, 2015 | Matthew Speiser
    In his fourth book, "American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures in North America," award-winning author Colin Woodard identifies 11 distinct cultures that have historically divided the US. "The country has been arguing about a lot of fundamental things lately including state roles and individual liberty," Woodard, a Maine native who won the 2012 George Polk Award for investigative reporting, told Business Insider. "[But] in order to have any productive conversation on these issues," he added, "you need to know where you come from. Once you know where you are coming from it will help move the...
  • MSNBC panel: Trump slogan ‘Make America Great’ proves supporters are racist

    08/02/2015 11:21:41 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 57 replies
    Conservative Firing Line ^ | 8/2/15 | Joe Newby
    For liberals, everything is racist, even peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. The latest idiotic claim of racism came from a panel at MSNBC, which actually concluded that Donald Trump’s slogan, “Make America Great,” proves that his supporters — and there’s a lot of them — are all racists. A post at The Right Scoop shows that this kind of moronic “analysis” wasn’t confined to MSNBC.
  • LIES, LIES, LIES

    08/02/2015 10:28:39 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 4 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 8/2/15 | John C. Velisek USN (Ret.)
    I recently read about an ESPN commentator on CNN, stating that Obama had lied to the American People, but that it was not a problem because all Presidents lie. And besides, Bush was worse. This ESPN, politico wanna-be just couldn’t understand why the American people no longer trust Barack. Apparently it is perfectly acceptable to this individual that a dope smoking, foreign aid student like Obama should be placed in THE position of responsibility to the entire world. After all, other Presidents have lied. Of course with Obama it has been elevated to an art form. The major concern of...
  • Planned Parenthood Says Videos Bigger Threat than Bombings [semi-satire]

    08/02/2015 9:05:45 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 2 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 1 Aug 2015 | John Semmens
    Reeling from the negative publicity generated by videos showing the organization haggling over the price of baby parts resulting from abortions, Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards characterized the videos as “possibly worse than the spate of bombings of abortion clinics a few years back.” “The big downside of the bombings was the loss of life of doctors, nurses, and others dedicated to improving women’s health,” Richards observed. “Bad as this was, it was at least partially offset by the wave of sympathy these deaths earned for our organization. With the videos, though, there is no offset. It’s all downside. It...
  • Cardinal Dolan’s remarks about Trump are personally offensive to me

    08/02/2015 8:54:42 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 16 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 8/2/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Is it me or is the Catholic Church beginning to look more and more like the ruling Uniparty in Washington? The Holy Father’s approval ratings are falling like a stone in a lake and not without good cause. If approval numbers for Francis were plummeting because he was constantly preaching warnings about the penalty for sinning, I would cheer him and say “Good riddance” to those who are upset and maybe want to move to another church because of such warnings. But this is not the case. We are getting a non-stop dose of “Liberation Theology” that provides solutions to...
  • Trump: GOP challengers 'viciously' attacked me

    08/02/2015 8:00:10 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 32 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 2, 2016 | Mark Hensch
    GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump said on Sunday that Republicans have not given him a warm welcome since he entered their 2016 nominating process. Trump argued he is on the defensive against over GOP White House hopefuls during an interview that morning. “I’m not looking to attack them,” Trump said of the rest of the Republican field on ABC’s “This Week.” “I didn’t start the attacks,” he said. “But I have been attacked and I counter punch.” “I mean, they attacked me first and I hit them back and maybe even harder than they hit me,” Trump added. “But the...
  • Black Holes and Other Mathematical “Zeros”

    08/02/2015 6:07:13 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 9 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 8-2-2015 | MOTUS
    I guess Barry didn’t have time to read my post yesterday about Global-Climate-Warming-Change being a hoax. Tomorrow he’s planning to go ahead and lower the boom on coal plants (just like he promised) with yet another historic stroke of his pen: The EPA will require a 32% reduction in the emissions by 2030 from 2005 levels—a move the Obama administration describes as a “historic action” to combat climate change but one critics are likely to argue is both costly and untenable.President Barack Obama will announce the regulations, the cornerstone of his environmental agenda, at a White House event Monday, where...
  • It's Time for Conservatives to Reject Donald Trump

    08/02/2015 5:52:26 AM PDT · by parksstp · 166 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 07-29-2015 | Patrick Hedger
    This has gone on long enough. All that anyone can talk about right now is how Republican voters are itching for someone to “stand and fight,” “speak his mind,” and “tell it like it is.” All right then, here goes. Donald Trump is not a conservative, and it’s beyond time every Republican knows it. This MSNBC caricature of the GOP incarnate is getting heaps of praise from frustrated conservative base voters and unfortunately too much airtime from conservative political pundits because he evidently “tells it like it is.” Except that he doesn’t.
  • Reaganite's SUNDAY FUNNIES

    08/02/2015 2:36:47 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 6 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 02 August 2015 | Reaganite Republican
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  • Man killed in police shooting had lengthy criminal past

    08/02/2015 2:02:15 AM PDT · by Reverend Saltine · 17 replies
    KOB.com ^ | August 8, 2015 | Stephanie Claytor, KOB Eyewitness NEws 4
    Man killed in police shooting had lengthy criminal past Updated: 08/01/2015 10:19 PM | Created: 08/01/2015 10:09 PM By: Stephanie Claytor, KOB Eyewitness NEws 4 The alleged gunman shot down by Albuquerque police officers Friday was out on bond at the time of the incident. Rafael Molina Jr., 33, was a convicted drug dealer, drunk driver and someone who threatened people with weapons, according to court records. Officers were chasing Molina after a 911 caller told police he had kidnapped a woman. The chase ended on Edith near Garfield, on Bonnie Green's mother's doorstep. "By the time I actually got...
  • New California Law – No Bosses

    08/01/2015 10:46:16 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 44 replies
    Townhall ^ | August 2, 2015 | Bruce Bialosky
    The California Legislature is debating a bill that has passed through committee that would phase out hierarchy within a company. The bill is considered a landmark bill by many to eliminate what has been referred to as “wholesale oppression” of employees of a company. Speaker of the Assembly Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego) sponsored the bill and hailed it as the next step in equal rights for all Americans. In the State Senate, President Pro Tem Kevin De León cheered the efforts of Speaker Atkins and stated he and his caucus were fully on board. De León (D-Los Angeles) said,...
  • Greenfield: The Useless Jewish Organization

    08/01/2015 6:32:22 PM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 10 replies
    The Sultan Knish blog ^ | Tuesday, July 28, 2015 | Daniel Greenfield
    Tuesday, July 28, 2015 The Useless Jewish Organization Posted by Daniel Greenfield @ the Sultan Knish blog After the Iran deal, American Jews turned to the “Establishment” of liberal Jewish organizations to whom they had written out so many checks over the years expecting them to do something about it. And the organizations did what they do best. They expressed concern. The ADL was “deeply concerned” about the Iran nuclear deal two years ago. It announced that it now has “cause for concern”. It’s unknown whether the next ADL boss, Obama crony Jonathan A. Greenblatt, it also concerned, but it...
  • Trump vs Cruz: Birds of a Feather?

    08/01/2015 2:14:27 PM PDT · by parksstp · 19 replies
    Townhall ^ | 08-01-2015 | Chris Skates
    As a conservative I gave up long ago on balanced television news coverage. But even this jaded viewer has been disappointed by what I consider unfair and inadequate news coverage of Presidential Candidate Ted Cruz. When Cruz first entered the race for a Texas senate seat he instantly became a favorite of tea party crowds. That’s not because Cruz was some fringe lunatic or right wing radical. Its because he instantly displayed world class communication skills that he used masterfully to articulate conservatism. Though it may sound like heresy to some, I would posit that Cruz is better at communicating...
  • Well, if this ain't literally the God's honest truth...

    08/01/2015 12:42:28 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 5 replies
    American Irony ^ | 8-1-15 | The Looking Spoon
  • Rival Says Trump “Too Mean” to Be President [semi-satire]

    08/01/2015 10:59:40 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 6 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 1 Aug 2015 | John Semmens
    Presidential candidate Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) warned GOP voters against making Donald Trump the Party’s nominee for the 2016 election. “The man is too doggone mean to be president,” Graham complained. “It isn’t just the fact that he’s egregiously insulted me—a sitting senator. He’s insulting everyone. He’s insulted immigrant rapists and murderers while completely overlooking the crimes committed by native-born rapists and murderers. He’s insulted the Chinese, implying that their trade policies are unfair. This is no way to build bridges.” “Perhaps the worst offense is Trump’s lack of respect for President Obama,” the Senator continued. “The President is a...
  • NSA to Destroy Records Collected Under Phone Spying Program

    08/01/2015 9:07:27 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 29 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 8/1/15 | Jim Emerson
    The Office of the Director of National Intelligence released a statement concerning the retention of metadata collected in accordance with section 215 of the PATRIOT Act. “On June 29, 2015, the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court George Bush. The Patriot Act originated on his watch George Bush. The Patriot Act originated on his watch approved the Government’s application to resume the Section 215 bulk telephone metadata program pursuant to the USA FREEDOM Act’s 180-day transition provision. As part of our effort to transition to the new authority, we have evaluated whether NSA should maintain access to the historical metadata after the...
  • GloBull Warming: The Dog Days of August Are Upon Us

    08/01/2015 8:19:34 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 9 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 8-1-2015 | MOTUS
    So…the science isn’t settled after all? Patrick Moore, co-founder of Greenpeace, explains why “climate change,” far from being a recent human-caused disaster, is, for a myriad of complex reasons, a fact of life on Planet Earth. Of course religion is based on faith, not fact. And since Climate Change is the only religion many Warmers have you can expect them to stick to their guns and cling to their religion.Which is odd, since Marxists are generally opposed to religion. Butt when religion becomes this useful, they simply can’t help themselves. It’s like manna from heaven.So let me be perfectly clear:...
  • Kerry Insists that "Death to America" Is Just Rhetoric [semi-satire]

    08/01/2015 6:35:37 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 13 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 31 July 2015 | John Semmens
    In his continuing quest to sell Congress on what House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif) labeled a "diplomatic masterpiece," Secretary of State John Kerry tried to reassure the House Foreign Affairs Committee that Iran's vow to take down the United States is "mere rhetoric for domestic consumption." "Surely, members of Congress are aware that from time to time it is necessary to espouse policies that we have no real intention of implementing," Kerry said. "I've lost count of the number of times that various spokesmen for the GOP have pledged to repeal Obamacare or to build a border fence. Yet,...
  • ID: Lawyer Claims Threat to take Infant Invalidates Gun Charge

    08/01/2015 4:45:25 AM PDT · by marktwain · 18 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 31 July, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    Angelo Cervantes, Left, Raul E Herrera (Fiancée of Sophia) Right When a warrant was served in an Idaho murder case on December 3, 2014, a woman, one of the suspects' fiancee, Sophia D. Sanchez, was just leaving the house.  She was questioned before being read her Miranda rights.  She refused to answer questions until her attorney was present.   The Detective continued to question her.  Her lawyer claims that she was coerced into talking.  From idahostatesman.com: Ackley claims Nampa Detective Mark Palfreyman coerced Sanchez into talking with him. Palfreyman noted that Sanchez’s 16-month-old baby was her top priority and that...
  • Can we impeach them all?

    07/31/2015 5:24:56 PM PDT · by samovar123 · 13 replies
    www. patriotmash.com ^ | 7/28/15 | John Velisek USN (Ret.)
    The people of this country, those who have worked hard all their life, who have built a family, and a future have for several decades watched as the truths we were brought up on have tumbled around their feet. Hard work, honesty. Respect, a willingness to discuss differences have all fallen away. There is at the present time an elite that does not pay attention to the governed. The feeling in politics now is that we work for them, and they do not need the consent of governed to tell us how to live our live. From the Supreme Court...
  • Obama Admin to Investigate Killing of Lion in Zimbabwe [semi-satire]

    07/31/2015 4:20:03 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 14 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 31 July 2015 | John Semmens
    Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Dan Ashe announced that his agency has opened an investigation of the "tragic killing" of Cecil the lion by American dentist Walter Palmer. Cecil was a major attraction at the Hwange National Park in Matabeleland North, Zimbabwe. Palmer reportedly paid some locals $50,000 to lure the lion outside the park. Palmer then killed the lion with an arrow. Ashe characterized the killing as "a senseless act of cruelty against an innocent animal. It has shocked the world in a way that no other act has in recent memory. It is imperative that...
  • Here's difference between Democrats and Socialists...

    07/31/2015 1:02:54 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 5 replies
    American Irony ^ | 7-31-15 | The Looking Spoon
  • Jon Karl Grills Earnest: 'Sounds Like You're Saying, Just Believe Planned Parenthood'

    07/31/2015 12:36:36 PM PDT · by Talkradio03 · 7 replies
    therightpundit ^ | 7/31/15 | Earnest
    The White House triples down. Wednesday, Deputy WH Press Sec. Eric Schultz repeated Planned Parenthood talking points when questioned by a reporter. Yesterday, Josh Earnest dismissed the Planned Parenthood scandal saying the videos were 'selectively edited' and the Republicans are 'playing politics' on the funding. Today, Josh earnest said, "What Planned Parenthood has indicated is that their standards are the highest ethical standards that are out there." ABC WH Correspondent Jon Karl finally fires back, 'it sounds like you're saying just believe Planned Parenthood'
  • Doral considers resolution to condemn Trump for ‘racist’ comments about immigrants

    07/31/2015 11:48:17 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    The South Florida Business Journal ^ | July 31, 2015 | Brian Bandell, senior reporter
    Doral Vice Mayor Sandra Ruiz sponsored a resolution to condemn billionaire presidential candidate Donald J. Trump for his allegedly “racist” comments about Mexican immigrants. The city is home to one of Trump’s largest assets, the Trump National Doral Miami golf course and hotel. He previously received the city to the key, but his popularity with public officials there has waned since he made controversial remarks about Mexican immigrants on June 16 when he announced his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination. The population of Doral is mostly Hispanic and foreign born. Trump said about Mexico: “They’re sending people that have...
  • Ted Cruz ‘celebrated’ Trump’s Mexico comments, dad says

    07/31/2015 11:14:22 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    The Detroit News | July 31, 2015 | Chad Livengood
    Link only due to copyright issues: http://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/politics/2015/07/31/gop-presidential-candidate-ted-cruz-celebrated-trump-controversial-immigration-comments-dad-says/30944153/
  • The Donald Phenomenon — Part One

    07/31/2015 10:02:50 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 7 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 7/31/15 | Ed Wood
    Ever since Donald Trump literally exploded onto the political scene, tens of thousands of words have been written by all stripes of political junkies trying to figure out just what do we have here. Is he a shoot-from-the-hip kind of loudmouth, as he is being made out to be, or is he perhaps the real thing? Is he the kind of true believer we haven’t seen since the days of Harry S Truman? A few of you may be old enough to remember that Ol’ Harry called ‘em as he seen ‘em. He publicly likened the smell of his political...
  • The answer to the "trick" question about the difference between Democrats and Socialists

    07/31/2015 9:58:22 AM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 15 replies
    American Irony ^ | 7-31-15 | The Looking Spoon
    Chris Matthews threw that trick question at Debbie Wasserman Schultz, and she made a deer in headlights look like Jack-Be-Nimble. Here's the answer she refused to give.
  • Trump’s business plan for media apprentices

    07/31/2015 9:41:33 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 12 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/31/15 | Judi McLeod
    Trumping the Media America: If you want to get past the malignant force choking off every last scrap of your liberty and freedom, you have to go back to school, the one that instructs you how to deal more effectively with an in-the-government’s-pocket mainstream media. With the Republican majority sent to D.C. now in league with the Democrats, there’s no other way. Rooting out self-serving politicians ruining the lives of the average means getting by a media dedicated to keeping them in office.
  • Baltimore Prosecutors Hid Evidence Freddie Gray Tried To Injure Himself During Prior Arrests…

    07/31/2015 9:40:33 AM PDT · by smoothsailing · 8 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | 7-30-2015 | sundance
    July 30, 2015Baltimore Prosecutors Hid Evidence Freddie Gray Tried To Injure Himself During Prior Arrests… by sundance Baltimore State Attorney Marilyn Mosby previously stated she was going to pursue justice for Freddie Gray “by any and all means necessary“. Today, in a motion filed by the defense, the extent of Mosby’s activist intention is again reinforced.In addition to hiding “Brady evidence“, there is a meeting between Mosby and the medical examiner (prior to the autopsy release – and undisclosed by Mosby) which indicates previous elements of her pressuring the ME to change the cause of death from “accidental” to “homicide”.BALTIMORE...
  • Coach is Right, Friday Short Stories

    07/31/2015 8:55:02 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax
    Coach is Right ^ | 7/31/15 | John C. Velisek USN (Ret.)
    1) “University Language Guide: The Word ‘American’ Is Offensive” By Katherine Timpf Commentary by John Velisek USN (Ret), staff writer “According to a “Bias-Free Language Guide” used by the University of New Hampshire, the word “American” is “problematic” and therefore should not be used. “North Americans often use ‘American’ which usually, depending on the contexts, fails to recognize South America,” the guide explains. “[It] assumes the U.S. is the only country inside these two continents,” it adds. It recommends using “Resident of the U.S.” or “U.S. citizen” instead. According to the guide, other “problematic” terms include “opposite sex” (it recommends...
  • DNC Chair Can’t Tell Difference Between a Dem and a Socialist

    07/31/2015 8:10:20 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 14 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | July 31, 2015 | 10:23 AM EDT | Eric Scheiner
    MSNBC host Chris Matthews did not receive an answer from DNC Chair, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.), when he asked what the difference between a Democrat and a Socialist is. […] Wasserman Schultz chuckled in response. “I used to think there is a big difference—but what do you think it is?” Matthews continued. “Between a Democrat like Hillary Clinton and a Socialist like Bernie Sanders.” Wasserman Schultz replied, “The more important question is—what’s the difference between being a Democrat and being a Republican?” …
  • One Shot Almost Enough to Save Woman whose Gun Jammed

    07/31/2015 6:42:56 AM PDT · by marktwain · 71 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 29 July, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    Tracy Williams does not appear to have had much experience with firearms.  It was a desperate situation that drove her to buy guns and take a CCW class.  She had broken up with her boyfriend, who had a long criminal record.  He had kidnapped her, she had escaped and filed charges.  He was out on $75,000 bail when he attacked her three weeks later. During that period she had obtained the firearms and a concealed carry permit.  North Carolina requires an 8 hour course, including live fire, and an $80 non-refundable fee to obtain a permit.  From abc7chicago.com: Green...
  • Judge: 'Efforts to extend legal rights to chimpanzees are thus understandable'

    07/31/2015 5:38:43 AM PDT · by lifeofgrace · 10 replies
    sgberman.com ^ | 7/31/15 | Steve Berman
    I am not making this up.  A New York judge dismissed a lawsuit by the Nonhuman Rights Project to grant personhood to two chimpanzees, named Hercules and Leo. This isn't the first attempt to grant "human" status to chimps: last year a judge threw out a similar request for a chimp named Tommy.  But the worst part isn't the fact that self-hating humans keep trying to elevate soulless primates and give them equal status with lawyers--it's the judge's reaction.  State Supreme Court Justice Barbara Jaffe wrote this: "Efforts to extend legal rights to chimpanzees are thus understandable; some day they may even...
  • Breaking News: Chicken and Waffles For Hire

    07/31/2015 4:58:20 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 2 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 7-31-2015 | MOTUS
    You remember Sammy, Lady M’s former personal chef?  Here Lady M – I’ve got snacks! On a stick! On Wednesday, the hosts of NBC’s Today cheered the network’s decision to hire former White House chef — and husband of left-wing MSNBC host Alex Wagner — Sam Kass. Co-host Savannah Guthrie gushed: “…we’ve got an exciting announcement. You guys remember Sam Kass, of course he’s the former assistant White House chef, executive director of the First Lady’s Let’s Move campaign, and nutrition advisor to the President….He is becoming an NBC News senior food analyst.” – News Busters Now that’s pretty special,...
  • Obama Wealth Redistribution Questioned by 5-year-old

    07/31/2015 4:57:50 AM PDT · by Patriot27591 · 11 replies
    CleanTV ^ | 7-31-15 | CleanTV
    Obama's Redistribution of Wealth was questioned 5-year-old political commentator, Melody. She uses the example of working to earn her allowance and to save up enough money to buy some ice cream. The before she gets to eat it, Obama forces her to give it to someone else. She opines that it's her choice who to give ice cream to, if anyone at all. Melody also questioned why Obama would reward Iran by giving them over $100 billion in assets back, enough to build hundreds of nuclear bombs.
  • TGIF Toons

    07/31/2015 2:27:54 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 5 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 31 July 2015 | Reaganite Republican
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  • Nothing Unites Special Interests Like a Common Enemy…(Trump)

    07/30/2015 7:35:21 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 33 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | 7-30-2015 | sundance
    July 30, 2015Nothing Unites Special Interests Like a Common Enemy… by sundance Donald Trump is leading all the regional and national polls. Two recent polls show Trump beating both Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush in Miami Florida.Those who are open to see how Machiavellian the Republican party has become since the Citizens United decision are about to see it play out.However, before you can see what’s going on – you first have to be willing to see what’s going on.The ability to accept ‘what is’ has become the primary sticking point for the majority of political followers who are fraught...
  • What’s worse: to hunt a lion in Africa or not to care about Africa except when someone hunts a lion?

    07/30/2015 7:15:24 PM PDT · by marktwain · 28 replies
    ideas.aeon.co ^ | 29 July, 2015 | Brigid Hains
    The meaning of an individual animal Among the reasons not to feel outraged about the killing of Cecil the lion are these two: he had a human name and he was a well-known tourist attraction. I say ‘tourist attraction’ instead of 'beloved lion’ because that hackneyed phrase seems to me a concept empty of meaning. How can a lion be wild and be 'beloved’ by people who saw him once from a safari jeep? You don’t earn the right to 'love’ a lion that way. Cecil was a wild lion who was habituated to humans, collared for a biology study,...
  • If this is what it takes to change "pro-choice" hearts and minds...

    07/30/2015 5:56:26 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 3 replies
    American Irony ^ | 7-30-15 | The Looking Spoon
  • Hard Drive Failures Happen Everyday. Hee, hee, hee!

    07/30/2015 12:50:36 PM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 4 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 7-30-2015 | MOTUS
    Chalk up a win for Team Judicial Watch. Because they dare go where no man has gone before, they are, so far, the only team that’s managed to score against Team Obama. “These recovered Lois Lerner emails had to be dragged out of the Obama IRS, which is still resisting a federal court order requiring disclosure of Lerner’s ‘lost’ emails,” said Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton.  “This material shows that the IRS’ cover-up began years ago.  We now have smoking-gun proof that top officials in the Obama IRS unlawfully harassed taxpayers just to keep them from complaining to Congress about...
  • Learning from the mistake of Cecil the Lion...

    07/30/2015 12:09:03 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 8 replies
    American Irony ^ | 7-30-15 | The Looking Spoon
    ;-)
  • NY Governor Decrees Higher Minimum Wage [semi-satire]

    07/30/2015 10:41:01 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 1 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 28 July 2015 | John Semmens
    Professing to be “fed up” with the state legislature’s failure to enact a minimum wage he deems high enough, Governor Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) has decreed a $15 per hour minimum wage for the fast food industry in his state. “I gave the legislature the opportunity to do the right thing, but their refusal to pass the $15 per hour wage has forced me to seize the initiative,” Cuomo said. “The voters of this state elected me to get things done. One way or another, that’s what I’m going to do. If the legislature thinks I’m treading on their turf they...