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  • Mexico threatens: If Trump wins we will call back our citizens

    07/22/2016 5:42:04 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 263 replies
    Departed ^ | 7/19/2016
    The President of Mexico threatened at the world economic summit grave consequences if Trump gets the Presidential seat: all the Mexicans in the USA will be going back home to Mexico. The Mexican government announced they will close their borders to Americans in the event that Donald Trump is elected President of the United States. President Enrique Peńa Nieto announced the country fears Americans will flood their country and bring violence and chaos to their streets. “Many Americans have expressed a desire to relocate to our country in the event that Donald Trump becomes President. We cannot have Mexico flooded...
  • NeverTrump Leader: We Might Stage a Walkout in Cleveland (VIDEO) [Keep Walking 'Til You Hit Exit]

    07/16/2016 9:51:37 PM PDT · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 70 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 07/16/2016 | Ed Morrissey
    Good luck getting back into the convention through the security lines! Dane Waters, the co-founder of a group demanding that delegates have the right to unbind themselves from the results of the primaries, tells MSNBC’s Jacob Soboroff that Delegates Unbound plan to stage protests from the convention floor next week in Cleveland. They may even walk out of the convention, although that sounds like much of the rest of the Trump opposition planning — a gesture without a real plan: [VIDEO] “There will be some form of protest,” Waters tells Soboroff, which isn’t exactly a surprise. Some of the delegates...
  • Glenn Beck Will Not Vote For Donald Trump Because He Doesn't Want To Answer To God

    07/15/2016 10:04:34 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 142 replies
    Right Wing Watch ^ | July 15, 2016 | Kyle Mantyla
    Glenn Beck spent a portion of his television program last night debating with audience members who are not very happy with his refusal to support Donald Trump, which Beck continues to insist he cannot do because voting for Trump carries eternal consequences. To vote for either Trump or Hillary Clinton is to give his approval to genuine evil and "darkness," Beck said, and so unless God tells him otherwise, he cannot vote for Trump. "We have to do what we feel the Lord would want us to do," Beck explained. "All I'm looking for now is to be seen in...
  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg may leave US if Trump wins

    07/11/2016 9:35:42 AM PDT · by orchestra · 108 replies
    New York Post ^ | 7/11/2016 | Chris Perez
    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said she doesn’t even “want to contemplate” a Donald Trump presidency, during a rare interview released Sunday — in which she also talked of heading “to New Zealand” if the billionaire wins. “I can’t imagine what this place would be . . . with Donald Trump as our president,” the 83-year-old jurist said in an interview in her chambers which was published by the New York Times.
  • Good riddance to George Will

    06/29/2016 4:07:50 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 40 replies
    Americanthinker.com ^ | 6-29-2016 | James Lewis
    I believe Mr. Will has a genuine distaste for what may become Trump Conservatism. Trump represents a kind of happy warrior style of American politician, similar to Harry Truman and Rough Rider Teddy Roosevelt. It's obviously too low-class for Will, Romney and Jeb Bush, who are all too delicate for the political blood sport that the Left has imposed on our politics. Nothing is too low for the Left. Literally nothing. The national GOP has been in decline for years, running decrepit candidates like Bob Dole, John McCain, and Mitt Romney -- who actually did flinch in the last debate...
  • Good riddance to George Will

    06/29/2016 2:06:35 PM PDT · by floozy22 · 86 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 6/29/16 | James Lewis
    I like and respect George Will, and over the years I've been one of his fans. With the rise of Donald Trump, Will has decided to resign from the GOP, along with Mitt Romney and the other folks we might call "decorative conservatives" -- the people who look good on the outside, but who have none of the fire in the belly that marked Teddy Roosevelt or Lincoln -- not to mention the Founders, who were pretty robust and argumentative. I believe Mr. Will has a genuine distaste for what may become Trump Conservatism. Trump represents a kind of happy...
  • 'This Is Not My Party': George Will Goes from GOP to Unaffiliated

    06/26/2016 8:27:59 AM PDT · by The_Media_never_lie · 139 replies
    PJ Media ^ | June 24, 2016 | NICHOLAS BALLASY
    WASHINGTON – Conservative columnist George Will told PJM he has officially left the Republican Party and urged conservatives not to support presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump even if it leads to a Democratic victory in the 2016 presidential election.
  • Self-Proclaimed Republican, Liberal Acting George Will Bolts the GOP

    06/25/2016 11:30:50 AM PDT · by WayneDupreeShow · 56 replies
    Newsninja2012 ^ | 6-25-16 | Wayne Dupree
    Bye Felicia! He's been a democrat for 20 years at least. Poor George Will should question his intelligence as a commentator if he can't even understand that is neo-conservatives like him that brought the GOP to this state. He has constantly pandered to Democrats. He is a moderate, not a libertarian, either. I've read countless op-eds from him. He is a joke. He's just sad nobody pays attention to him anymore. Trump is leading the party forward, and there will be consequences for anyone who does not fall in line! He can start a new party called the "Globalists," there...
  • George Will exits the GOP

    06/25/2016 7:21:04 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 111 replies
    Hot air ^ | June 25,2016 | JAZZ SHAW
    Conservative columnist George Will told PJM he has officially left the Republican Party and urged conservatives not to support presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump even if it leads to a Democratic victory in the 2016 presidential election. Will, who writes for the Washington Post, acknowledged it is a “little too late” for the Republican Party to find a replacement for Trump but had a message for Republican voters. “Make sure he loses. Grit their teeth for four years and win the White House,” Will said during an interview after his speech at a Federalist Society luncheon. Will said he changed...
  • Michelle Obama Tells Oprah How She Deals With ‘The Haters’

    06/15/2016 12:20:04 PM PDT · by PROCON · 35 replies
    breitbart ^ | June 15, 2016 | CHARLIE SPIERING
    First Lady Michelle Obama explains how she deals with “the haters” as she prepares to leave the White House with her husband in January. During an interview with Oprah Winfrey, the First Lady explained that she learned how to turn off social media and traditional media criticism of her family. “You can’t be reading all that stuff. I mean, that’s like letting somebody just walk up and slap you, you know?” she said. “You would never just sit there and go, slap me in the face and I’m good with it.”
  • Maroon 5 cancel North Carolina shows to protest anti-LGBT bill

    05/20/2016 12:45:48 PM PDT · by C19fan · 66 replies
    Entertainment Weekly ^ | May 20, 2016 | Nick Romano
    Maroon 5 are the latest band to cancel shows in North Carolina because of the state's anti-LGBT bill. "We have announced that we will be canceling our upcoming shows in Charlotte and Raleigh, North Carolina because of the recent passage of the HB2 legislation," the band said in a statement on their website. "This was a difficult decision for us to make as a band. We don't want to penalize our fans in North Carolina by not performing for them, but in the end it comes down to what we feel is morally right."
  • Trump: Americans will thank me when Lena Dunham flees to Canada

    04/26/2016 10:57:31 AM PDT · by C19fan · 51 replies
    Politico ^ | April 26, 2016 | Nick Gass
    Not only would Donald Trump not mind if certain celebrities were to flee the United States if he is elected president, the Republican front-runner said Tuesday that their opposition to his candidacy only increases his will to win. During a telephone interview with "Fox & Friends," Trump was asked about a tweet from Lena Dunham on Monday in which she vowed to leave the U.S. for Vancouver if he is elected. Trump's response: "Well, she's a B-actor. You know, she has no — you know, no mojo."
  • Lena Dunham promises to move to Canada if Trump wins

    04/25/2016 10:16:17 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 80 replies
    The Hill's In The Know Blog ^ | April 25, 2016 | Caitlin Yilek
    Lena Dunham is the latest celebrity to say she’ll hightail it out of the country if Donald Trump is elected president. “I know a lot of people have been threatening to do this, but I really will,” Dunham told Andy Cohen at the Matrix Awards on Monday. “I know a lovely place in Vancouver and I can get my work done from there.” The star and creator of HBO’s “Girls” has been a prominent supporter of Hillary Clinton. She has campaigned with the Democratic front-runner throughout the 2016 race.
  • Michael Moore Boycotts North Carolina

    04/13/2016 12:46:53 PM PDT · by God'sgrrl · 75 replies
    Twitter ^ | April 12, 2016 | Michael Moore
    I have asked my distributor NOT to book my film in any theater in North Carolina due 2 their bigoted law against LGBTQ ppl. They have agreed
  • TV, film production companies to leave NC over LGBT law

    04/04/2016 8:43:43 AM PDT · by C19fan · 52 replies
    Charlotte Observer ^ | April 1, 2016 | Colin Campbell
    Lionsgate and the A+E network say they won’t film TV shows and movies in North Carolina if the state doesn’t repeal its new LGBT law. Along with Fox, Miramax and The Weinstein Company, the entertainment producers have voiced opposition to House Bill 2, which replaces local ordinances with a statewide nondiscrimination law that doesn’t include sexual orientation and gender identity as protected categories.
  • Rihanna is Moving to San Juan, Puerto Rico

    03/23/2016 9:25:02 AM PDT · by cll · 36 replies
    In a surprise to everyone in Los Angeles and probably most people in San Juan, Puerto Rico, pop superstar Rihanna announced today in an interview that she is moving to San Juan. Rihanna said that she was “tired of the L.A. lifestyle” and wanted to “live in a place where people are real and genuine”. She recently visited the area for a few days and, according to her publicist, “Rihanna has been to San Juan many times in the past but this time she just felt so strongly that this is the place she needs to be at this time...
  • Miley Cyrus Cries After Donald Trump’s Primary Victories: 'I Am Moving If This Is My President'

    03/02/2016 5:35:12 PM PST · by Pinkbell · 208 replies
    Us Magazine ^ | March 2, 2016 | Stephanie Weber
    It's no party in the U.S.A. Miley Cyrus cried over Donald Trump on Wednesday, March 2, hours after he won seven state victories in the Super Tuesday primaries. The singer — who is a huge animal lover — slammed the Republican presidential front-runner in an Instagram post, which has garnered more than 200,000 likes. She posted one photo of the business mogul, 69, posing with a female hunter. In a second graphic pic, the unidentified woman is holding up a dead mountain lion. "Yes. That is a tear rolling down my cheek dripping off the end of my nose..... This...
  • These Celebrities Say They'd Leave the Country If Trump Wins

    02/29/2016 5:50:34 PM PST · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 75 replies
    Fox Insider ^ | 2/29/2016 | Fox and Friends
    These celebrities had some, uh, extreme responses to the possibility of Donald Trump winning the White House. Rev. Al Sharpton has said he’s “reserving my ticket to get out of here if he wins.” The View’s Whoopi Goldberg said, “I don’t think that’s America. I don’t want it to be America.” “Maybe it’s time for me to move,” she added. And Raven-Symone imparted this gem. Funnily enough, someone on a Nova Scotia island may have the answer to their problems. An online campaign called “Cape Breton if Donald Trump Wins” is offering Trump haters a new home. Nova Scotia. Trump’s...
  • Keegan-Michael Key: If Trump wins, I'm out

    01/09/2016 10:29:07 AM PST · by Red Steel · 93 replies
    Hill ^ | 01/08/16 11:13 AM EST | Judy Kurtz
    President Obama's "anger translator" says he may hightail it out of the country if Donald Trump becomes president. Keegan-Michael Key, who performed alongside the commander in chief as Obama's "anger translator" at last April's White House Correspondents' Association dinner, says he's "not a fan" of Trump. Comedy Central's "Key & Peele" star told TMZ.com he would reject any amount of money to write a few jokes for the GOP presidential front-runner. "Absolutely not," Key responded when asked if he would help write some comedy bits for Trump "if the price is right." "It would be on my conscious, no matter...
  • Is Jeb Bush Getting Ready To Drop Out Of The Race?

    10/25/2015 7:33:21 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 37 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 10/23/15 | Federalist Staff
    With new reports that Jeb's campaign is hemorrhaging cash and slashing staff salaries, it might be time to start asking when, not if, Jeb will drop out. Jeb Bush has been having a rough couple of days. According to Politico, Jeb has decided to cut the salaries of all his campaign staff in an effort to save dwindling funds. Employees were informed that their salaries would be reduced during a conference call this morning. The move to cut staffers salaries makes sense, as Bush has been hemorrhaging cash for a while now. The most recent financial disclosure reports reveal that...
  • Cavuto: Jeb meeting with family, cutting staff

    10/23/2015 1:03:43 PM PDT · by Hugin · 125 replies
    Fox news | on tv
    Cavuto on a minute ago, Jeb is meeting with his family including GHWB, cutting staff across the board. Down to last 10 million and donations lagging.
  • Unbelievable "Clock Kid" Family Just Announced They Are Leaving the U.S.

    10/21/2015 10:25:45 AM PDT · by conservativejoy · 38 replies
    Right Wing News ^ | 10/21/2015 | Sela T
    “Clock kid” Ahmed Mohamed and his family announced Tuesday in a news release that they will move to Qatar, less than 24 hours after the 14-year-old met with President Barack Obama at the White House….is this not peculiar? THIS is what we know! “Our family has been overwhelmed by the many offers of support we have received since the unfortunate incident of Ahmed’s arrest. From the White House to Sudan, to Mecca, we have been welcomed by a variety of individuals, businesses and educational institutions, which have all provided Ahmed with real encouragement and the ambition to continue to work...
  • George Galloway, critic of Israel and Iraq war, ousted in UK election

    05/08/2015 4:13:53 AM PDT · by JustaCowgirl · 28 replies
    Fox News ^ | 05/08/2015
    George Galloway, the socialist firebrand best known in America for his condemnations of Israel and the Iraq War, was soundly defeated for re-election to Parliament in Thursday's British general election. Galloway, a former Labour member who won the seat for Bradford West in the northwest of England in a 2012 special election, was beaten by Labour's Naz Shah, a political newcomer who overcome childhood poverty, a teenage forced marriage and the imprisonment of her mother for killing an abusive partner. Shah had urged voters to reject Galloway because "we do not need a one-man Messiah to tell us how to...
  • Salesforce CEO: We're Helping Employees Move Out of Indiana

    04/02/2015 10:31:22 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 50 replies
    YahooFinance ^ | April 02, 2015 | Charles Riley
    Salesforce CEO: We're Helping Employees Move Out of Indiana Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff said Wednesday that he is helping employees who are uncomfortable with Indiana's controversial religious freedom law to transfer out of the state. The move is in response to a law signed last week by Indiana Gov. Mike Pence that allows businesses to refuse service to gay, lesbian and transgender people on religious grounds. Benioff had already pledged to reduce his company's investments in Indiana, calling the law "brutal," "unfair" and "unjust." The cloud computing CEO said he is working with state officials in hopes of changing the...
  • DEMOCRATIC LOUISIANA SEN. MARY LANDRIEU DEFEATED

    12/06/2014 6:44:52 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 65 replies
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  • World Vision Board Member Resigns Over Gay Uproar

    04/03/2014 12:58:09 PM PDT · by C19fan · 33 replies
    AP ^ | April 3, 2014 | Staff
    World Vision board member has resigned in protest after the Christian aid group quickly reversed its decision to hire employees in same-sex marriages. Jacquelline Fuller, director of corporate giving for Google Inc., said in an email Wednesday to The Associated Press that she remains a "huge fan" of the group's work on behalf of the poor, but she resigned Friday "as I disagreed with the decision to exclude gay employees who marry."
  • Sam Adams Pulls Out Of St. Patrick's Parade Over Gay Exclusion

    03/15/2014 6:41:02 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 65 replies
    Forbes ^ | Natalie Robhmed
    Billionaire Jim Koch’s Boston Beer SAM +1.41% Co., producer of the popular Sam Adams brew, will no longer be sponsoring Boston’s St. Patrick’s Day parade because of the organizer’s failure to include LGBT groups. The move comes after a Boston bar said it would no longer serve Sam Adams beer because of its support of the parade. Gay rights advocacy group MassEquality and organizers of the South Boston parade, the South Boston Allied War Veterans Council, have been embroiled in talks attempting to broker a deal to allow 20 LGBT veterans to march. A 1995 U.S. Supreme Court decision ruled...
  • Kanye West Threatens To Leave United States Due To Racism

    01/22/2014 10:04:25 AM PST · by C19fan · 111 replies
    Political Blindspot ^ | January 18, 2014 | Staff
    When Kanye West arrived after being informed of this, he walked straight up to the teen and punched him in the face. Now, in the aftermath of the incident, he said he is seriously considering leaving the United States. West said he is dreading explaining the incident to his daughter, whose name is “North”, because it will lead to seriously negative discussions about American culture, society and history. West said he would prefer to leave the U.S. than have to have regular conversations about racism with his daughter.
  • Hannity: I Talked With My Wife – “We Are Going to Leave” New York State (Video)

    01/21/2014 8:11:34 PM PST · by servo1969 · 61 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 1-21-2014 | Jim Hoft
    Sean Hannity tells his audience he is leaving New York state after Cuomo’s comments. Sean said he discussed it with his wife and they are moving to Texas or Florida. “Look, I have contractual obligations, I can’t leave here. My kids are in school. And there are about over 100 people who that rely on me. People who have kids and mortgages and homes. I can’t selfishly pack up and leave. But my wife and I discussed last night Dana that we are going to leave. I wouldn’t pay a 10% state tax in Florida or Texas. I would save...
  • Sean Hannity to Leave New York After Andrew Cuomo's Anti-Conservative Rant [w/audio]

    01/20/2014 5:40:23 PM PST · by servo1969 · 124 replies
    Breitbart.com/Big-Journalism ^ | 1-20-2014 | Jeffrey Poor
    “Now I want to tell you something – I was born and raised in New York,” Hannity said. “I want you to know that and I can’t wait to get out of here. I really can’t. I don’t want to pay their 10-percent state tax anymore. I live in the second-highest property taxed county in the entire country in Nassau County. I can’t wait to sell my house to somebody who wants it. I can’t wait to pay no state income tax down in Florida or Texas. I haven’t decided yet, but I’m leaning Florida because I like the water...
  • Selig will retire as Commissioner in January 2015

    09/26/2013 3:03:41 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 33 replies
    mlb.com ^ | 9/26/13
    Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig, who changed the face of Major League Baseball while leading the sport into an era of unprecedented popularity and prosperity, will formally step down from the office when his current term expires on January 24, 2015. The announcement was made Thursday. "It remains my great privilege to serve the game I have loved throughout my life," Selig said. "Baseball is the greatest game ever invented, and I look forward to continuing its extraordinary growth and addressing several significant issues during the remainder of my term. "I am grateful to the owners throughout Major League Baseball...
  • Erie bishop: Saint Vincent no longer a Catholic hospital

    07/09/2013 3:43:37 AM PDT · by markomalley · 16 replies
    Erie Times News ^ | 7/8/2013 | DANA MASSING
    Erie Catholic Bishop Lawrence Persico said that Saint Vincent Health System can no longer be considered a Catholic hospital after its merger with Highmark Inc. However, the bishop did say that Catholics could still use services provided by Saint Vincent. In a statement released Sunday, Persico also thanked the Sisters of St. Joseph of Northwestern Pennsylvania for their 138 years of health-care ministry. The sisters founded the hospital in 1875 and will no longer be its sponsor after the merger, which was expected to take place early this month. "With this change in ownership, there is no longer any guarantee...
  • Churches move to cut ties to Scouts after gay policy change

    06/04/2013 8:34:12 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 107 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 06/04/2013 | Bob Smietana
    For the Rev. Ernest Easley, the decision to cut ties with the Boy Scouts was simple. The Bible says homosexuality is a sin. The Boy Scouts do not. “We are not willing to compromise God’s word,” said Easley, pastor of the 2,300-member Roswell Street Baptist Church in Marietta, Ga., which has sponsored Boy Scout Troop 204 since 1945. Easley, chairman of the Southern Baptist Convention’s executive committee, said his church will shut down its troop at end of the year because of a recently adopted policy to allow openly gay scouts. He’s urging other Baptists to do the same. Roswell...
  • Southern Baptists Move To Cut Ties With Boy Scouts Of America Over Inclusion Of Gay Scouts

    06/03/2013 3:15:31 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    International Business Times ^ | May 29, 2013 | Eric Brown
    Last week, the Boy Scouts of America made its landmark decision allowing gay Scouts to be members (but not adult leaders), and while many liberal organizations are pleased, America’s largest Protestant church organization seems poised to cut off ties with the Boy Scouts in protest. More than 70 percent of Boy Scout troops across the country are sponsored by religious organizations. Many sponsorships come from the Southern Baptist Convention, America’s largest Protestant denomination with more than 47,000 churches. Now, Frank Page, president of the SBC's executive committee, says it’s time for its congregations to cut all ties with the Boy...
  • Sources: Lincoln Chafee to switch parties

    05/29/2013 9:43:42 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 98 replies
    Politico ^ | 5/29/13 12:25 PM EDT | By ALEXANDER BURNS
    Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee has notified senior Democratic Party officials that he intends to switch his party registration and join the Democratic Party, multiple sources familiar with Chafee’s decision told POLITICO. Chafee, a former GOP senator elected as an independent in 2010, has struggled with low approval ratings and faces a difficult reelection fight in 2014.
  • BREAKING: HiViz Says Adios to Colorado

    04/01/2013 11:26:47 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 25 replies
    thetruthaboutguns.com ^ | 4-1-2013 | Daniel Zimmerman
    April 1, 2013, Fort Collins, CO–HiViz Shooting Systems (a division of North Pass Ltd.), announces plans to relocate operations out of the state of Colorado due to recent changes in Colorado state gun control legislation. HiViz President and CEO, Phillip Howe, states that talks are currently under way with officials of a neighboring stater egarding the move. Mr. Howe comments, “I make this announcement with mixed emotions. Colorado is a beautiful state with great people, but we cannot in clear conscience support with our taxes a state that has proven through recent legislation a willingness to infringe upon the constitutional...
  • S. E. Cupp Withdraws from CPAC in Support of Same-Sex Marriage (video)

    02/26/2013 1:18:27 PM PST · by EveningStar · 202 replies
    National Review ^ | February 26, 2013 | Andrew Johnson
    Following in fellow MSNBC co-host Chris Hayes’s footsteps, the network’s conservative pundit S. E. Cupp has withdrawn from speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference next month over the issue of same-sex marriage and the exclusion of GOProud. Cupp announced her decision to back out on The Cycle earlier this afternoon.
  • Former Cosmo editor Gurley Brown dead at 90

    New York (CNN) -- Helen Gurley Brown, who created the idea of a modern woman with her book "Sex and the Single Girl" and was editor in chief of Cosmopolitan magazine for three decades, has died at age 90, the Hearst Corporation said Monday. Gurley Brown died Monday morning at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia after a brief hospitalization, the publisher said. "Helen was one of the world's most recognized magazine editors and book authors, and a true pioneer for women in journalism -- and beyond," Hearst Chief Executive Frank Bennack said. It was Gurley Brown who invented today's notion of a...
  • Psst, Don't Tell Anyone: Wave of Dems Leaving the Party Over Marriage, Religious Freedom Concerns

    06/08/2012 7:45:19 AM PDT · by Petrosius · 21 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | June 8, 2012 | Tom Blumer
    The Catholic News Agency's Michelle Bauman reports that there has been a "wave" of recent defections and departures from the Democratic Party that could be as many as several hundred. The establishment press is clearly being remiss in failing to note them at all -- something which would not be occurring if it involved Republicans going to the party of the left. The reasons for the moves primarily relate to President Obama's endorsement of same-sex "marriage" and the assault on religious freedoms inherent in his administration's requirement that employers who offer health insurance plans, in Bauman's words, "cover contraception, sterilization...
  • Good riddance: liberal staff leaves Christian Univ. in droves over “lifestyle statement”

    05/19/2012 7:57:24 PM PDT · by Morgana · 43 replies
    AVN ^ | 5/19/2012 | Joel McDurmon
    A historic Christian university in Rome, Georgia has received record resignation letters from staffers after mandating that its employees sign a “personal lifestyle statement.” Reports indicate that nearly sixty out of the two hundred employees at Shorter University have decided to leave the educational institution rather than sign the statement, which outlines a moral code that staff are required to live by.
  • Microsoft Co-Founder To Build Giant Plane To Launch People, Cargo Into Space

    12/13/2011 3:46:04 PM PST · by mandaladon · 62 replies
    CBS Seattle ^ | 13 Dec 2011
    Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen and aerospace pioneer Burt Rutan are building the world’s biggest plane to help launch cargo and astronauts into space, in the latest of several ventures fueled by technology tycoons clamoring to write America’s next chapter in spaceflight. Their plans, unveiled Tuesday, call for a twin-fuselage aircraft with wings longer than a football field to carry a rocket high into the atmosphere and drop it, avoiding the need for a launch pad and the expense of additional rocket fuel. Allen, who teamed up with Rutan in 2004 to send the first privately financed, manned spacecraft into space,...
  • Irish irate as Bundestag sees budget first

    11/18/2011 2:55:26 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 67 replies
    The Local ^ | 18 Nov 11 10:39 CET
    The Irish and German governments became entangled in a spat on Thursday after details of the Irish budget were given to the German Bundestag, before being presented to the Irish parliament, the Dáil. The sensitive plans, including a two-percent increase in the top value added tax (VAT) and a €100 household tax, were sent by the German finance ministry—along with a letter of intent from the Irish Finance Minister—to the Bundestag budgetary committee. This provoked outrage in Ireland, and denials from Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny that he had given the information to the Germans. Irish opposition parties said if...
  • Video Shows Gaddafi Alive, Then Dead (Warning Graphic)

    10/21/2011 9:23:10 AM PDT · by Freepmanchew · 15 replies
    Chicoer Gate ^ | 10/21/11 | Chuck Wolk
    The final end of Libya's Colonel Muammar Gaddafi. While you do not see Gaddafi assassinated, you do see him still alive in the first video. He is even fending off his captors who have him. Then near the end of the video, you will hear gunshots. In the second video you will see that Gadaffi is dead, and hear the rebels celebrate by shooting their weapons in the air. They also show his now lifeless body. So be warned, because both videos are graphic and could be very disturbing to see. Follow this link to see Gaddafi's End
  • Downtown L.A.: A Nightmare on Every Street (op-ed in L.A Times)

    07/18/2011 8:15:32 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 112 replies
    L.A. Times (really) ^ | July 17, 2911
    Downtown Los Angeles boasts some big-city perks like spacious lofts and trendy restaurants, but living there is a different kind of beast. By Mike Armstrong July 17, 2011 "Look, Daddy, that man's going to the bathroom!" No, not the words any daddy wants to hear from his 10-year-old daughter, especially during a stroll through their brand-new neighborhood. Moving my wife and kids into a downtown Los Angeles loft may not win me "Dumbest Dad of the Year" honors, but it should at least get me into the quarterfinals. The loft itself was great. More like a movie set than an...
  • Viewpoints: Racist cartoon of Obama forces me to leave GOP

    06/16/2011 3:25:08 PM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 127 replies · 3+ views
    SacBee.com ^ | 6/12/2011
    I was one of those rare species: a black Republican, the guy willing to spit into the wind of conventional thought, who was often showcased on camera at party events to prove inclusiveness. But as a proud black man, I can no longer be a member of the Republican Party. Being a Republican has long been a part of my personal and professional identities, so leaving the party is a difficult and emotional decision. In 1998, as a young man searching for what I believed were shared values, I cut ties with the Democratic Party and became a Republican. Democrats,...
  • Biggest conservative names bidding goodbye to CPAC

    12/28/2010 9:36:52 AM PST · by US Navy Vet · 92 replies · 13+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | December 27, 2010 | By Brian Fitzpatrick
    Two of the nation's premier moral issues organizations, the Family Research Council and Concerned Women for America, are refusing to attend the Conservative Political Action Conference in February because a homosexual activist group, GOProud, has been invited. "We've been very involved in CPAC for over a decade and have managed a couple of popular sessions. However, we will no longer be involved with CPAC because of the organization's financial mismanagement and movement away from conservative principles," said Tom McClusky, senior vice president for FRC Action.
  • Last Kennedy to leave Washington (Patches)

    12/28/2010 7:03:06 PM PST · by Frantzie · 40 replies · 4+ views
    UK Telegraph ^ | 12-28-2010 | Toby Harnden
    The departure of Patrick Kennedy, Congressman for Rhode Island, will leave the capital without a Kennedy for the first time in 64 years. The dynasty's sole remaining political office is held by Bobby Shriver, John F. Kennedy's nephew, who has a part-time city council seat in the Los Angeles suburb of Santa Monica.
  • Kennedy's exit from Congress leaves a family void (Goodbye Kennedys)

    12/26/2010 2:44:21 PM PST · by seanmerc · 126 replies · 33+ views
    Breitbart.com ^ | 26 Dec 10 | Andrew Miga
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Kennedys have held congressional seats, the presidency and the public's imagination for more than 60 years. That era ends when Patrick Kennedy of Rhode Island vacates his U.S. House seat next month, leaving a City Council post in California as Camelot's sole remaining political holding.
  • Liberals Fleeing US to Canada in Droves

    12/20/2010 8:03:32 AM PST · by gitmogrunt · 44 replies · 1+ views
    ConservativeHQ ^ | 12/17/2010 | Clive Runnels
    Clive Runnels reports from the border on the liberal masses scampering northward. The flood of American liberals sneaking across the border into Canada has intensified in the past week, sparking calls for increased patrols to stop the illegal immigration. The recent actions of the Tea Party are prompting an exodus among left-leaning citizens who fear they'll soon be required to hunt, pray, and to agree with Bill O'Reilly and Glenn Beck. Canadian border farmers say it's not uncommon to see dozens of sociology professors, animal-rights activists and Unitarians crossing their fields at night. "I went out to milk the cows...
  • Crist: No regrets on quitting GOP (We don't mind you quitting either, Charlie)

    11/06/2010 4:44:28 AM PDT · by markomalley · 26 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/5/2010 | J Taylor Rushing
    Florida Gov. Charlie Crist says he has no regrets about quitting the Republican Party, despite his decisive defeat on Tuesday. In a phone interview with The Hill, Crist said he is proud of his Senate campaign and doesn’t regret his decision to challenge former Florida House Speaker Marco Rubio (R) as an independent candidate. The decision to bolt the GOP initially moved Crist past Rubio in the polls. That lead quickly eroded, however, and on Tuesday, Rubio crushed Crist and Rep. Kendrick Meek (D) with 49 percent of the vote, compared with 30 percent for Crist and 20 percent for...