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  • Professors Lawsuit Against Campus Carry Rejected by Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

    08/21/2018 5:46:05 AM PDT · by marktwain · 13 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 21 August, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    Image by Kate at Victorygirlsblog.com A longshot appeal to the Fifth Circuit, to stop Texas Campus carry, has been rejected by a unanimous three judge panel of the Court.  Three professors at the University of Texas had filed the case on novel grounds. From uscourts.gov:  Three professors from the University of Texas at Austin challenged a Texas law permitting the concealed carry of handguns on campus and a corresponding University policy prohibiting professors from banning such weapons in their classrooms. The professors argued that the law and policy violate the First Amendment, Second Amendment, and Equal Protection Clause of...
  • The Possom Brain

    08/21/2018 5:21:00 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 16 replies
    What is the core function of a healthy adaptive brain? This researcher says its function is not merely to sort the input of our senses, but to create predictive models based on the cumulative weight of that input. This hypothesis strikes me as rather obvious and thus not entirely insightful. Though that’s plainly not an opinion shared by many, who believe an orderly brain is one that disregards its own predicted models in favor of those espoused by the Huffington Post. Here’s how the article described the function of this seemingly tertiary organ. The main purpose of the brain, as...
  • President Trump Should Scatter the Security Clearance Club to the Winds

    08/21/2018 5:02:18 AM PDT · by EyesOfTX · 15 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon
    Today’s Campaign Update (Because The Campaign Never Ends) The all-seeing, all-knowing, all-powerful Global Warming strikes again. – Stevie Wonder blamed the death of Aretha Franklin on “global warming,” whatever that is these days. The great Queen of Soul actually died of pancreatic cancer, a sad fact no one apparently bothered to let Mr. Wonder know about. We’ve come a long way from Johnny Carson. – The once-funny comic actor Kevin Hart kicked off the MTV music awards by saying, “In your face, Trump! Suck it!” Man, that’s some, uh, stuff right there. Wonder how long it took a team of...
  • Trump’s Character and Trump’s Presidency

    08/20/2018 4:23:05 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 34 replies
    American Greatness ^ | August 19, 2018 | David Horowitz
    A few days ago, I had a dust-up on Twitter with National Review’s Jonah Goldberg. Our conflict was about Trump’s fitness to be president, a subject that has been broached millions of times on social media by other internet partisans. Twitchy posted the exchange and promoted it this way: “It’s On! Jonah Goldberg, David Horowitz Duke It Out Over Trump’s Character.” The donnybrook led to 500,000 impressions on my Twitter feed, including legions of anti-Trump zealots eager to demonstrate how creative they could be in devising insults to throw at me for defending Trump: beyond dumb, in need of psychiatric...
  • Trusting the Untrustworthy

    08/20/2018 10:03:06 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 4 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/20/18 | Linda Goudsmit
    We must be very careful and only trust the trustworthy - we must trust the Constitution, the rule of law, and duly elected President Trump who stands for both Sir Alexander Fraser Tytler (1747-1813), a Scottish jurist and historian, provides an explanation for why great societies do not survive for more than 200 years: “A democracy cannot exist as a permanent form of government. It can only exist until the voters discover that they can vote themselves largess from the public treasury. From that time on the majority always votes for the candidates promising the most benefits from the public...
  • McRaven is No Admiral of Mine

    08/20/2018 10:01:05 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 16 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/20/18 | Jim O'Neill
    Oh, and President Trump--I would waste no time in granting McRaven's desire to have his security clearance revoked, he deserves the "honor." Former CIA director John Brennan, whose security clearance you revoked on Wednesday, is one of the finest public servants I have ever known. Few Americans have done more to protect this country than John. He is a man of unparalleled integrity, whose honesty and character have never been in question, except by those who don’t know him. Therefore, I would consider it an honor if you would revoke my security clearance as well, so I can add my...
  • The Evil All Around Us Must Be Eradicated--By Us

    08/20/2018 9:58:07 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/20/18 | Katy Grimes
    There is no longer time for false civility while our state and country are being destroyed by evil doers. Evil is everywhere “Government has three primary functions. It should provide for military defense of the nation. It should enforce contracts between individuals. It should protect citizens from crimes against themselves or their property. When government—in pursuit of good intentions tries to rearrange the economy, legislate morality, or help special interests, the cost come in inefficiency, lack of motivation, and loss of freedom. Government should be a referee, not an active player.”—Milton Freidman Whether the topic is “Democratic Socialism,” or priest...
  • Trump Crosses the Black Chasm, Ends Democrats

    08/20/2018 9:44:32 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    Tom Luongo ^ | 08/20/2018
    Do you remember the Zune? I barely do.Do you remember the iPod? Silly question.The iPod changed everything.While the Zune was technically superior in nearly every way to the iPod, the iPod became a phenomenon.Why? Because Apple focused on how the iPod made your life better.In marketing there is something called “The Chasm.” It’s an idea put forth by Geoffrey Moore in the early 90’s. Getting 16% market share is easy. There are nearly always one in six people who are willing to adopt the new or different thing. But, to become a social phenomenon that ‘new thing’ has to...
  • Toronto's Homicide Rate is now higher than New York's

    08/20/2018 8:22:32 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies
    With just days to go before the halfway point of 2018, Toronto Police have confirmed at least 48 homicides within the city since January 1. That's more than double the 23 we'd seen last year at this point. Five people were killed last weekend alone — four of them by guns — prompting both Police Chief Mark Saunders and Mayor John Tory to express public concern over a recent spike in shooting deaths. "The incidents of gun violence we have seen in our city in the past few days are shocking and can in no way be accepted or...
  • The Price of Porn: It’s Probably Higher than You Think

    08/20/2018 7:56:27 AM PDT · by DWW1990 · 66 replies
    www.TrevorGrantThomas.com ^ | 8/20/2018 | Trevor Grant Thomas
    A little over a week ago, someone attempted to blackmail me. On August 12, I received this message in an e-mail: “...I infected your system with a trojan and now have all of your private data out of your operating system. “It previously was set up on an adult page then you have selected the video and clicked on it, my program instantly got into your os. “And then, your cam documented you soloing, also i caught a footage that you've seen. “Just after a little while this also pulled out your device contacts. If you ever wish me to...
  • Now even CBS doubts a blue wave is coming; can we stop making believe one is coming?

    08/20/2018 6:37:13 AM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 46 replies
    vanity | August 20, 2018 | By Kevin Collins
    Warning! “Conservatives” who constantly search for things to be afraid of will not be able to read this all the way through. A report CBS probably wishes it never let see the light of day, says its polling “expert” doesn’t see a blue wave; in fact, a careful reading of the CBS report says a red wave may very well be on its way. CBS has adopted the LA Times/USC Dornsife method of polling by compiling a large sample of respondents who are willing to be polled periodically on a continuous basis. What CBS found is that there is no...
  • Brennan, Strzok, Clapper and our #Fakenews Nation

    08/20/2018 5:43:08 AM PDT · by EyesOfTX · 11 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon
    Today’s Campaign Update (Because The Campaign Never Ends) “What in the wide, wide world of sports is a-goin’ on here?” – Man, the Campaign Update goes on vacation for 10 days, and you people let all hell break loose. Well, ok, all hell breaks loose pretty much all the time in our fake news media society these days, but the past week and 3 days seemed more active than usual. Just for fun, let’s do a quick review of the highlights that took place while yours truly and the little wifey were minding our own business on the high seas:...
  • New Poll Results Freaking out Democrats

    08/19/2018 7:24:19 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 56 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/19/18 | Jeff Crouere
    True competition for African American votes may take many years to accomplish, but those important first steps may be starting right now The liberal mainstream news media have a narrative about Donald Trump and they do not deviate. The constant refrain is that the President is unhinged, idiotic, tyrannical and especially racist. Recently, the President was labeled a racist when he criticized CNN’s Don Lemon and NBA star LeBron James. Their latest obsession is the new book written by fired White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman.
  • Up and Coming Socialists Don’t Even Know what Socialism Is

    08/19/2018 7:22:42 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 24 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/19/18 | Dr. Ileana Johnson Paugh
    Just wait until It’s Free “There is no such thing as a free lunch, someone has to pay for it.” The American socialist politicians are promising their voting constituents Free Stuff through such figures as Bernie Sanders, the politician from Vermont whose economic fortunes have improved drastically since he ran for president, and the socialist Cortez from the Bronx who, although she has a degree from a prestigious and very expensive school, does not know anything about Economics or geopolitics, by her own admission, and shows her lack of knowledge every time she opens her mouth.
  • Misleading Security Clearance Revocation Story

    08/19/2018 7:21:16 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 17 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/19/18 | Douglas Gibbs
    One wonders how close to the fine line of treason the mainstream media folks like Lester Holt are truly dancing along when it comes to how they report I don’t normally watch the alphabet networks or liberal left media outlets. While up north in Oregon, however, a person I am visiting is fond of NBC. During a commercial earlier in the day, yesterday, advertising the upcoming episode of the network’s NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt, the host looked me in the eye through the camera lens and my television screen and said, “The president is revoking security clearances of...
  • Distrust of Police Growing in Canada

    08/19/2018 7:19:44 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 9 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/19/18 | Arthur Weinreb
    <p>No, it’s not the progressives. Many on the left are true cop-haters from the get go. A prime example of how the left detest police (unless they become victims of a crime and squeal like the cowards they are) occurred during the recent Ontario election campaign. Gurrant Singh, brother of federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh, was a star candidate for the NDP. It was revealed he once carried a sign in a demonstration that read “F**K the POLICE.” Ontario NDP leader Andrea Horwath saw nothing wrong with that. Neither did the rest of her radical caucus.</p>
  • Paid-With-American-Dollars MSM Still Providing Cover for Cuomo’s America Was Never That Great Smear

    08/19/2018 7:18:16 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/19/18 | Judi McLeod
    New York state’s “inartful dodger”. Paid-With-American-Dollars MSM Still Providing Cover for Cuomo’s “America Was Never That Great” Smear Judi McLeod image By Judi McLeod —— Bio and Archives--August 19, 2018 Cover Story | 0 Comments | Print Friendly | Subscribe | Email Us New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, now hopelessly trying to walk back his smear that America “was never that great”, uses the wrong word to describe his hateful smear. “After being widely criticized, Cuomo called his remarks ‘inartful’ and said America is and always has been great.” Cuomo is above all, a most despicable ingrate.
  • Say Hello to Full Employment: Want to know where the economy is headed? Look at Des Moines.

    08/18/2018 8:16:05 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 43 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | July 6, 2018 | Annie Lowrey
    This morning, the Labor Department announced that the national unemployment rate ticked up to 4 percent in June for good reasons, as hundreds of thousands more Americans sought work. For the first time in recorded history, the number of job openings is higher than the number of people looking for a job. That has raised hopes that wage growth might finally begin to pick up, with employers bidding more to attract new workers and offering raises to retain their existing staff. Full employment — that magical economic state, in which everyone who wants work has it, and at a good...
  • Can You Decode the Quote.

    08/18/2018 8:00:47 PM PDT · by budj · 27 replies
    Great quotes ^ | 8/18/18 | self
    Below is an encoded quote from one of our favorite great Americans. The code is a simple, all capital, letter substitution - like the Cryptoquote in the newspaper. No numbers are used. It's the result of a JAVA program I wrote, and I'll be happy to do more if there's an interest. If you need a hint, I'll post one. LRK MNHL LKEEDTWDXB ONEZH DX LRK KXBYDHR YCXBFCBK CEK: D'M TENM LRK BNSKEXMKXL CXZ D'M RKEK LN RKYV. ENXCYZ EKCBCX
  • Seoul wants U.S., China to formally declare an end to the Korean War

    08/18/2018 1:36:48 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 22 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | August 18, 2018 | Leslie Eastman
    Two Koreas seem to be ignoring international political squabbling and continuing with a “psychological” reunification. I have been watching events on the Korean Peninsula since the conclusion of the Singapore Summit between President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, trying to determine what the eventual outcome of that meeting would be. I have come to the conclusion that the two Koreas are like the children in a messy divorce, and are tired of being pawns in a larger political drama between the two “parents”. In part, that assessment comes from statements from South Korean officials that they want...