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  • Ammo Prices: 4/18/2014

    04/19/2014 8:43:29 AM PDT · by rktman · 17 replies ^ | 4/18/2014 | Tom R
    Fourth week of prices. My intention was to generate trending graphs this week, but as I started playing with the data I realized this post would become hideously huge. So what I would like the reader base to do is to determine what graphs/trends would be most useful and/or interesting. As of right now we are tracking 42 vendors, 9 calibers, and 2 lot sizes. Against those 3 vectors, we have the prices by date. We could do average price per round per caliber by vendor. Or trend lines of prices by lot size by caliber by vendor. Really anything...
  • Anti-Christian Bigots Target Clemson Football Program

    Something called the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) has sent a demand letter to Clemson University regarding its football program. It appears head coach Dabo Swinney has had the unmitigated audacity to hire a team chaplain and have Bible studies. Three privately funded buses took the team to a church. Even more outrageous, three players spoke of their faith in Jesus Christ at a Fellowship of Christian Athletes breakfast. The real horror is that their teammates heard about that faith in person. FFRF is a meddling group from Wisconsin intent on eliminating faith from the public square. Interestingly there isn’t...
  • LET THEM ENDORSE! A Simple Solution to the NCAA "Pay for Play" Issue

    04/16/2014 7:22:10 PM PDT · by dignitasnews · 12 replies
    DIgnitas News Service ^ | April 16, 2014 | Paul Winters
    As the furor over compensation of college athletes continues to heat up across the nation, a number of different proposals and options have been explored. Last month members of the Northwestern football team stepped the debate up by successfully petitioning the National Labor Relations Board to form a union and bargain for benefits. The issue was further highlighted when Shabazz Napier, star of the recently crowned NCAA Mens Basketball Champion University of Connecticut Huskies, told reporters that sometimes he goes to bed “starving” because he can’t afford food. While the NCAA has been adamant in its policy to not monetarily...
  • A Different Take On Jackie Robinson

    04/16/2014 7:28:08 AM PDT · by LeoMcNeil · 73 replies
    Yesterday wasn’t just tax day, it was the 67th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the baseball color barrier by playing for the Brooklyn Dodgers. For those games not washed away by rain or snow, teams wore #42 jerseys in his honor. ESPN, as usual, used the anniversary to lament the dwindling number of black baseball players. The number of blacks playing major league baseball has gotten extremely low in recent years. It goes right along with a massive decrease in the number of black kids playing baseball and going to baseball games. In many ways the decrease in black interest...

    04/14/2014 8:47:51 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 19 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 4/14/14 | Bill Martinez and Bob Cook
    Have you Heard! Another true American Hero has tarnished his unblemished reputation as a superb Athlete, as an Achiever, and as a Role Model for millions of Americans; someone whose dream was big enough to overcome an apparent lack of opportunity. That man is our Hero, Hank Aaron, and the sad incident in question involves the unfortunate remarks taken from his speech given at an Official Anniversary Celebration of his remarkable achievements. On one hand, Hall of Famer Aaron’s political statements regarding blacks in America reveal his pain and perspective. But to what purpose? Have his comments advanced the dream...
  • WWE : Top 10 wealthiest professional wrestlers of all-time

    04/13/2014 7:25:00 PM PDT · by expat1000 · 35 replies
    Fansided ^ | JAN 14TH, 2014 | JACK JORGENSEN
    No matter what your views of the professional wrestling industry may be, one point that cannot be argued is that if you are good enough at it, you will make quite the nice living for yourself. Now that doesn’t just mean inside the ring. No. With your growing popularity in the ring comes other opportunities outside of it, especially on the Hollywood scene. So, have you ever wondered who the wealthiest professional wrestlers of all time are? If you have, then lucky for you that has compiled the list of the Top 10 wealthiest men that have ever stepped...
  • ATF rules SB15 can legally be shouldered

    04/09/2014 6:48:05 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 16 replies ^ | 4-4-2014 | MAC
    Video- Recently a Colorado police officer contacted the BATF to inquire about the legality of firing a pistol from the shoulder when equipped with a Sig SB15 brace. It doesn’t come as a surprise to me that the ATF said it’s perfectly legal to shoulder the “not-a-stock” device when attached to a pistol. I knew it was legal to shoulder the SB15 when it first hit the market as I had researched it years ago when AR15 pistols became popular and people were shouldered the stumpy extension tubes and firing them as if they were really short stocked rifles....
  • Ban the Redskins? Why stop there?

    04/07/2014 2:56:15 PM PDT · by dignitasnews · 13 replies
    Dignitas News ^ | April 2, 2014 | Paul Winters
    In reality this entire hoopla was not sprung up by native Americans, but a VERY small group of "progressives" who apparently split from their comrades who busy themselves protesting the pledge of allegiance, nativity displays and the like. Dignitas News was able to infiltrate a high level meeting of the Progressive PC Police team, as they discussed the ongoing dispute over the Washington Redskins team mascot and branding. The following are excerpts from their strategy meeting: NE Patriots-On top of being potentially anti-British, it harkens to our militaristic past. How about the New England Global Villagers? NY Jets-Commercial air transit...
  • Get ready for the destruction of college football by organized labor

    04/04/2014 10:21:41 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 60 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 4/4/14 | Doug Book
    Last year, twenty one year old Northwestern University quarterback Kain Colter decided he could “…revolutionize the way collegiate athletes are treated” by forming the first players union in NCAA athletics. A union…”would put the athletes in a position to bargain, to demand things that college athletes have never had before — like stipends, continuing medical coverage after graduation, more concussion testing and even a portion of the profits of the multi-billion dollar windfall created by college football and basketball,” writes CNN reporter Sara Ganim of the benefits players might realize. (1) On March 26th, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)...
  • Kobe Bryant Forced Back Onto Tribal Plantation After Heresy About Trayvon

    04/03/2014 1:08:54 PM PDT · by IChing · 6 replies ^ | 4/2/14 | Donald Joy
    Two years ago, Barack Obama infamously emphasized skin color above all other factors in his remarks about a boiling controversy, saying, “…my main message is to the parents of Trayvon Martin. You know, if I had a son, he’d look like Trayvon.” Obama did the same thing again over a year later, immediately after the jury found George Zimmerman not guilty in that case–barging in front of the cameras for the explicit purpose of emphasizing skin color (instead of character and conduct) regarding issues of crime, justice, and public safety, Obama self-righteously prattled on for over 17 minutes in a...
  • Saving the Reno Air Races

    04/02/2014 10:17:37 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 15 replies
    The Pylon Place ^ | March 31, 2014 | Marilyn Dash
    What can be done to save the Reno Air Races? This is the question posed to me by so many of the Air Racing fans. We know changes are being made – but – are they enough. Are these changes coming too late, what are the signs we should be looking for to see if the changes are working? ... Tell me why, the day after Steven Hinton won his 5th Championship he was not being interviewed on Good Morning America, Today and the Tonight Show? This young man has unprecedented achievements and no one knows his name. I’ve said...
  • Baseball Opening Day ( well, sort of..) thread..your team still has a chance...

    03/31/2014 5:10:30 AM PDT · by ken5050 · 65 replies
    one man's opinion.....
    "There are three things in my life which I really love: God, my family, and baseball. The only problem - once baseball season starts, I change the order around a bit." Al Gallagher, ( retired major leaguer, quoted in 1971)
  • The Pure Entrepreneurial Genius of Wham-O...

    03/28/2014 8:07:23 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 17 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 28 March 2014 | Reaganite Republican
    Back in the early 1948, two enterprising Californians formed a small company in one of their garages -ala Steve Jobs- then began to manufacture a powerful slingshot of Ash wood. The weapon was of their own design, demonstrated enthusiastically by the pair, and was utilized by shooting clubs for practice/some kinds of hunting, even for firing meat up to trained falcons in flight... Richard Knerr and Arthur 'Spud' Melin were bored with their jobs upon graduation from USC, so they brewed-up the idea of the slingshot, which was a mild success and set their taste for marketing alight. Legend goes that the 'Wham-O' name was taken from the sound...
  • The Lance Armstrong of American Politics: A Study in Biochemistry and the Madness of Crowds

    03/27/2014 9:33:26 PM PDT · by IChing · 11 replies ^ | 3/26/14 | Donald Joy
    In the summer of 1999 I was unemployed, unmarried, and a bit depressed, living in the Pacific Northwest. I decided to just roam, and I set off on a meandering journey all over and across the United States to visit the East coast, then drive all the way back again. I know, crazy. So what. Gas cost a little more than a buck a gallon back then, and I had a small car and nothing else I particularly needed or wanted to do. Throughout my trip I would catch the news on whatever radio stations I could, as I blasted...
  • College Football and Capitalism

    03/27/2014 7:43:27 AM PDT · by A'elian' nation · 86 replies
    College football players should not be paid. Plain and simple. But there is no reason why any player should not be given carte blanche to capitalize on his chosen sport. Capitalism 101 rides to the rescue once again. In addition to the free education players get, any player, on scholarship or not, should be allowed to sell and hawk his personal merchandise from t-shirt to jockstrap. He or she should be allowed to put his name and school name/logo on his jersey or helmet or whatever - just like the pros do. A player could sell and trade cards with...
  • ZoNATION: Media Drive-By On Jindal

    03/25/2014 5:47:14 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 1 replies
    Alfonzo Rachel ^ | 3/25/14 | Alfonzo Rachel
    It’s another one of those articles that slipped by. The liberal media acts a lot like termites, destroying the integrity of a structure in ways you often can’t see until there’s a big problem. They’re constantly firing little shots to damage republicans, and those little points add up with the masses they’re trying to control. Hear More in this ZoNation. - See more at:
  • Obama’s Increasingly Weak And Frivolous Presidency

    03/21/2014 5:53:34 AM PDT · by LeoMcNeil · 44 replies
    No one should begrudge the President a little rest and frivolity. There is a time and a place for it. The issue for a President is picking the time and place for such things. George W. Bush refused to golf once the wars started, deciding that the appearance of the President golfing sent the wrong message. Bush was forever attacked for spending a month at his ranch every summer, despite the fact that he had the same access to the government and the world that he had in the White House. Bill Clinton took less vacation time than Bush, spending...
  • Jerk of the Week - Bob Costas

    03/15/2014 3:09:14 PM PDT · by rightwingerpatriot · 13 replies ^ | March 15, 2014 | Rightwingerpatriot
    It's that time of the week again where we look among all the deserving idiots and pick our Jerk of the Week. This week was packed with the usual suspects of President Obama, John Kerry, Michael Bloomberg, and many others. I had almost decided to pick Lebron James and other celebrities shilling for ObamaCare (which they'll never have to use being wealthy themselves), but in the final tally, the winner was Bob Costas. For his continued anti-Second Amendment rants and utter hypocrisy, he is our Jerk of the Week. The far left leanings of Bob Costas became painfully apparent in...
  • Maryland Mall Shooter Intended Columbine Copycat

    03/13/2014 11:28:39 AM PDT · by marktwain · 3 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 14 March, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    Photo from Bedroom Police Chief William J. McMahon said that the Maryland shooter who killed two innocent people in a mall skateboard shop was fascinated with the Columbine shooting from 1999. A report quotes McMahon as saying that the shooter knew he had mental problems: "He knows he's sick. He knows he has problems that need to be addressed. He writes it in his journal. He writes in his journal he's not comfortable talking to his mother about it," McMahon said, adding that there was no indication he ever spoke with anyone about his concerns. Media focus on...
  • NFL decides off-duty police a danger at games; on-duty not so much

    03/13/2014 10:57:59 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 7 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 3/13/2014 | Doug Book
    It’s been just over a year since 26, Gun Free Zone-inspired murders were committed in Newtown, Connecticut. And just over a year since gun control zealots demonstrated the consequences of preventing the law-abiding from defending the defenseless. And now the National Football League has decided that the left’s scheme of disarming the good guys worked SO well at Sandy Hook, the League will ban off-duty police carrying arms at NFL games. Only official stadium security personnel and ON-duty police officers will be armed during the games. “We trust these law-enforcement officers when they are on-duty, but somehow we can’t trust...
  • New to trap shooting, need scatter-gun advice

    03/12/2014 3:26:10 PM PDT · by RingerSIX · 60 replies
    Vanity | 03/12/2014 | RingerSIX
    New to trap shooting, need scatter-gun advice I have been shooting all my life, but have never owned a shotgun before. I've always used pistols and rifles, other than a few blasts from a friend's 12 gauge double barrel. Then last week another friend invited me to a day of trap shooting sponsored by his church. He loaned me his semi-automatic 12 gauge Winchester, which was a dream to shoot. I didn't realize what a difference it made to shoot an automatic vs a double-barrel. The auto-load spring action made it far more pleasurable for me to shoot than the...
  • Obama Completes Fun-in-the-Sun Weekend

    03/10/2014 2:20:29 PM PDT · by mojito · 14 replies
    White House Dossier ^ | 3/10/2014 | Keith Koffler
    President Obama Sunday returned from yet another golf vacation, this one a two-day excursion to Key Largo with First Lady Michelle Obama. The Obamas stayed at the ritzy Ocean Reef Club, requiring a major security operation to ensure their safety and happiness. “The White House rented several houses in Ocean Reef and security in the community was tight,” according to KeysInfoNet, which said F-16s had to be scrambled a couple of times to escort private planes out of the area. It’s the third vacation of the year for the Obamas, following their annual sojourn in Hawaii in January and separate...
  • The Never Ending Case of Obama Craving Media Attention

    03/10/2014 10:08:42 AM PDT · by rightwingerpatriot · 3 replies ^ | March 10, 2014 | Rightwingerpatriot
    We're all the same in many respects, and one of those is that we all have an ego. It's a part of being human, but few people take it as far as the media craving attention that President Obama seeks out. I understand that all politicians have a healthy ego as that's to be expected in today's political climate. Most politicians are attention seekers and love having the spotlight on them. However, I find it astounding that in a city seething with narcissistic politicians, Obama finds a way to outdo them all. He just can't seem to stop himself from...
  • ‘Deal killer’: Here’s why Dana Loesch can’t support a Ben Carson campaign

    03/09/2014 4:29:49 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 29 replies ^ | 3-8-2014 | Twitchy Staff
    So what do u think. Would you like to see Dr Carson run for president? #RunBenRun— Kira Davis (@KiraAynDavis) March 08, 2014 The CPAC audience loved Dr. Ben Carson’s fired-up speech on Saturday. As always, Twitter buzz shifted to talk about 2016. “@KiraAynDavis: So what do u think. Would you like to see Dr Carson run for president? #RunBenRun”He can actually say things that need sayin— Clarisse Ediss (@ClarisseEdiss) March 08, 2014 Carson-Rubio 2016……that's a ticket I would love to see— Rj Diego (@RJ_Diego11) March 08, 2014 Ben Carson is an awesome advocate for conservatism. There doesn’t need to...
  • If Only Barry Was As Graceful and Adept

    If Only Barry Was As Graceful and Adept
  • NYPD: A Dangerous Philosophy [Mandatory 12-pound triggers]

    03/06/2014 4:14:16 AM PST · by servo1969 · 52 replies ^ | 3-4-2014 | Mike McDaniel
    On February 27, 2014, Bearing Arms Editor Bob Owens wrote an article asking one of the more relevant questions extant: “Does the NYPD Have A Training Problem?” Bob’s article tells the story of two rookie NYPD officers who, pursuing a pair of fleeing criminals, fired a total of seven shots and entirely missed the criminal that had turned and fired at them. Unfortunately, the criminal’s marksmanship was far superior and he, firing three rounds, hit one of the officers with all three, once in each leg and once in the groin. The officer is recovering. The NYPD is not publicizing...
  • Senator Larry Martin, South Carolina

    03/04/2014 12:00:11 PM PST · by servo1969 · 5 replies ^ | 3-3-2014 | Herschel Smith
    Senator Larry Martin was responsible for heading the effort to kill the legislative efforts in support of open carry in South Carolina. During this effort, he said the following. “If the 2nd amendment has been as you interpret it, why hasn’t SC law reflected that for the last 140 years? I’m sorry but you are describing an ‘unlimited’ right that has never been the case with the 2nd Amendment. My view of the 2nd Amendment has always been the right to own guns and keep them in our homes, business, and property and not to wear a gun whenever to...
  • Yeshua’s Famous Last Words Amen, Emet, Truth

    03/02/2014 3:59:10 PM PST · by Errant · 977 replies
    Michael Rood's Sabbat NIght Live Via Youtube ^ | 28 February 2014 | Michael Rood
    As the book of the Revelation comes to a close, we are left with some very important words. Keep his commandments, know his Torah, and make yourself ready to be the bride of the King. He is coming quickly. Join Michael Rood for the final episode in the series From Here to Eternity – Yeshua’s Famous Last Words: Amen, Emet, Truth.
  • Jason Collins Jersey Top-Seller on First Day

    02/26/2014 3:09:36 PM PST · by Usagi_yo · 23 replies
    National Review Online ^ | February 26, 2014 12:20 PM | Andrew Johnson
    He’s only on a ten-day contract, but Jason Collins’s Brooklyn Nets jersey was the NBA’s top-selling jersey on Tuesday, its first day on the market. The league decided to start selling the merchandise after Collins became the first openly gay player in major American professional sports history on Sunday. ... snip ...
  • NFL Proposes N-Word Penalty

    02/24/2014 1:21:26 PM PST · by servo1969 · 37 replies ^ | 2-24-2014 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Have you heard about this? The NFL wants to penalize the use of the N-word -- 15 yards -- when used by the players on the field during the game. It'll be a 15-yard penalty for use of the N-word in a league populated by 75% African-Americans. Seventy-five percent of the players are African-American. Therefore, 75% statistically of the use of the word would be by black players. Fifteen-yard penalty. Now, there's a bunch of ways of looking at that. BREAK TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Anyway, the N-word. The NFL wants to now police the speech that occurs by players on...
  • Question of the Day: Would You Name Your Child After a Gun or Gunmaker?

    02/24/2014 6:59:35 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 59 replies
    The Truth About Guns ^ | Feb 23, 2014 | Robert Farago
    Question of the Day: Would You Name Your Child After a Gun or Gunmaker? By Robert Farago on February 23, 2014 “In 2002, only 194 babies were named Colt,” the reports, “while in 2012 there were 955. Just 185 babies were given the name Remington in 2002, but by 2012 the number had jumped to 666.” Uh-oh. “Perhaps the most surprising of all, however, is a jump in the name Ruger’s (America’s leading firearm manufacturer) from just 23 in 2002 to 118 in 2012 . . . In 1999, Gunner ranked 739th on the list of the Official Social...
  • Stray Dog Hank Becomes Big Hit in Brewers' Camp

    02/23/2014 4:27:07 PM PST · by chrisinoc · 16 replies
    AP ^ | February 23, 2014 | GENARO C. ARMAS
    PHOENIX (AP) — The most popular member of the Milwaukee Brewers at spring training is a rookie who comes with pedigree, an excellent clubhouse presence and good legs. Four legs, in fact. Along with a button nose and scruffy, white fur. Hank the dog may be the early lock for camp MVP — Most Valuable Pet. "Yeah, he's making a pretty big impact, which I've got to say is pretty cool," pitcher Yovani Gallardo said. "It's getting a lot of attention, for sure. I think he likes it, too."
  • The Olympic Games, where feast and famine collide

    02/19/2014 9:41:05 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 10 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 1/19/14 | Suzanne Eovaldi
    Tap water that looks like urine? Soiled toilet paper that you can’t flush? Unfinished hotel rooms? Pillows you have to surrender to the athletes? The most expensive Olympic Winter Games in world history is looking to be waste gone wild in an obscene expenditure of an estimated $51 BILLION, money that could be better spent helping the world’s poor! “Critics claim that the huge cost of the Games and alleged corruption are evidence of endemic problems,” says the UK GUARDIAN newspaper that points an accusatory finger at Sochi. (1) The huge outlay for the “RusSki Gorki Jumping Centre, $265 million,...
  • TacCon 3MR Trigger Review [video only]

    02/17/2014 12:29:09 PM PST · by servo1969 · 16 replies ^ | 2-16-2014 | Military Arms Channel
    The TacCon 3MR trigger is a drop in system that allows the user to fire their AR15 rifle more quickly that a standard trigger allows for. The TacCon 3MR requires no modification to your rifle and the result is a very streamline and integrated system. It's an alternative to the popular bumpfire stocks.
  • Diminished American Prestige at Sochi has Far Too Much of the Failed Obama Era in It for Me...

    02/17/2014 10:04:23 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 50 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 17 February 2014 | Reaganite Republican
    While that hockey win over the Russians might have given us a nice morale lift the numbers don't lie- the Americans have unfortunately slipped to 7th place in overall medals at the 2014 Winter Games, this after a record-breaking dominance at Vancouver last go-round. We're all but mathematically eliminated from any kind of top finish already. You knew we were in trouble from the minute they rolled-out those collegiate-grunge opening ceremony outfits that Ralph Lauren came up with... and what's up with Pee Wee Herman in the announcers' booth? This Olympics so far has far too much of the dreadful...
  • Tebow Vs. Sam: A Tale of Two Draft Picks

    02/11/2014 12:44:04 PM PST · by TexasCajun · 55 replies ^ | February 11, 2014 | Matthew Philbin
    Feel that? Something “historic” and “important” just happened. It might even be a “teachable moment,” and it’s certainly therapeutic. Why, liberals will be able to like their country just little bit more. Come on people, feel the love! A potential fourth round NFL draft pick has declared is “own truth,” and come out as gay. Having taken the “courageous” step of joining society’s most trendy and celebrated grievance group, Missouri defensive end Michael Sam is now basking in the media adulation. ESPN’s Chris Connelly stressed to Sam, “You could become the first openly gay player in the NFL, that’s a...
  • John Elway says he applauds Michael Sam

    02/10/2014 9:52:26 PM PST · by Oliviaforever · 50 replies
    ESPN ^ | 2-10-14 | Jeff Legwold |
    John Elway was a Hall of Fame quarterback as a player and now is charged by Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen to build the team's roster as an executive. So, Elway knows what goes on in an NFL locker room as well as the decisions that are made to put the players in one. And Monday, Elway said Missouri defensive end Michael Sam’s announcement that he is gay would have no impact on the team’s evaluation of Sam as a player or Sam's draft status with the team.
  • Allegations of Russia are somewhat correct, but what if the games were in the U.S.(Polish)

    02/10/2014 7:49:19 PM PST · by cunning_fish · 11 replies
    Gazeta Wiborgza ^ | 09.02.2014 | Mariusz Zawadzki
    AMERICAN sennik . A spectacular opening ceremony - despite the lack of a fifth Olympic rings - somewhat hushed defeatists , but in English-speaking media, there are still voices of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, a Byzantine scam at $ 50 billion , an emanation of Putin's superpower ambitions sick , shameful turning a blind eye to discrimination against gays and Russian lesbians , etc. All these allegations are somewhat correct, but their constant repetition - as well as the awareness that they seem a bit late - it must cause in many a human soul what Goethe called the...
  • Michelle Obama Tweets (on Michael Sam)

    02/10/2014 9:26:26 AM PST · by Sir Napsalot · 12 replies
    Twitter ^ | 2-10-2014
    FLOTUS ‏@FLOTUS · 2h You're an inspiration to all of us, @MikeSamFootball. We couldn't be prouder of your courage both on and off the field. -mo
  • The Gay Assimilation Tour of Sports

    02/10/2014 8:48:32 AM PST · by xuberalles · 3 replies
    Self | 2/10/14 | Self
    Why is it national news every time an athlete comes out of the closet? Do I need to know if the meter man is gay or the female checker at the grocery store is a lesbian? And what exactly does one’s sexuality have to do with playing sports? It’s common knowledge liberals have been desperately searching for star poster boys to fulfill their homosexuality assimilation tour in the three major sports: baseball, football, and basketball. Yet, no matter how much the thought police try to squash dissent, brand us as religious extremists, they will never understand the difference between “tolerance”...
  • Media Avoids Commenting on Stoned Appearance of Obama in Olympics Interview

    02/09/2014 10:47:23 AM PST · by kristinn · 33 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | Saturday, February 8, 2014 | Kristinn Taylor
    I follow many reporters on Twitter. They are usually free with their observations of the political scene—some more free than others. They have a caustic wit from years of covering hack politicians, but they also have a protective manner when it comes to President Barack Obama. A case in point is Obama’s interview with NBC Sports’ Bob Costas taped Thursday but broadcast Friday evening as part of the network’s coverage of the opening ceremonies of the Sochi Winter Olympic Games. As reported last night at the Gateway Pundit, viewers took to Twitter last night to express their astonishment at...
  • Woman who lit the Olympic flame sent a racist tweet about Barack Obama last year

    02/08/2014 11:53:35 AM PST · by grundle · 69 replies ^ | February 8, 2014 | Ben Rohrbach
    Two of Russia's most famous Olympians, three-time gold medalists Irina Rodnina and Vladislav Tretiak, were the country's final torchbearers. Both have unique ties to U.S. President Barack Obama — one more offensive than the other. An Olympic figure skating gold medalist in 1972, '76 and '80, Rodnina came under fire for what many perceived as racism in September, when she posted a photo on Twitter of the commander in chief and first lady Michelle Obama with a digitally manipulated image of a hand holding a banana superimposed over the couple.
  • Russia's Deputy PM Reveals Sochi Hotels Have Spy Cameras in Showers

    02/06/2014 12:44:25 PM PST · by Sir Napsalot · 11 replies
    Breitbart Sports ^ | 2-6-2014 | Breitbart Sports
    How do you say "Kinsley gaffe" in Russian? Russia's deputy prime minister revealed that hotel rooms in Sochi have surveillance cameras -- even in the showers. Dmitry Kozak, who has been tasked with Olympic preparations, accidentally admitted what had been suspected and feared when trying to accuse outsiders of trying to sabotage Russia's image with stories about unfinished disasters in various hotels. "We have surveillance video from the hotels that shows people turn on the shower, direct the nozzle at the wall and then leave the room for the whole day," he said, according to the Wall Street Journal. His...
  • Sarah Palin:In preparation for the iconic Iron Dog and Iditarod races...

    02/06/2014 11:34:52 AM PST · by onyx · 25 replies
    Sarah Palin's Face Book Page ^ | February 6, 2014 | Sarah Palin
    In preparation for the iconic Iron Dog and Iditarod races, we spent a glorious day dog mushing with Iditarod great DeeDee Jonrowe! Filming this champ's efforts for Sportsman Channel was spectacular, and I can’t wait to share her story with you on “Amazing America with Sarah Palin,” debuting April 3. DeeDee has the fastest time of any woman in the Last Great Race on Earth, she's been successfully competing for decades, and her unbelievable life story will inspire you to be an overcomer – I promise you! It was so much fun to host Jim Moret from “Inside Edition,”...

    02/04/2014 11:08:23 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 166 replies
    BlogHer ^ | Jan 28, 2014 | Jen Caron
    IT HAPPENED TO ME: THERE ARE NO BLACK PEOPLE IN MY YOGA CLASSES AND I'M SUDDENLY FEELING UNCOMFORTABLE WITH ITI was completely unable to focus on my practice, instead feeling hyper-aware of my skinny white girl body. January is always a funny month in yoga studios: they are inevitably flooded with last year’s repentant exercise sinners who have sworn to turn over a new leaf, a new year, and a new workout regime. A lot of January patrons are atypical to the studio’s regular crowd and, for the most part, stop attending classes before February rolls around. A few weeks...
  • NASCAR up close. [video only]

    02/04/2014 6:19:46 AM PST · by servo1969 · 6 replies ^ | 2-4-2014 | failgeschlagen
    A NASCAR fan recorded this video right next to the track as several cars speed by spectators taking video. Most do not anticipate what happens when vehicles going over 185+ miles per hour run through an open area in quick succession...
  • Obama Lies and Evades in O'Reilly Interview

    02/03/2014 5:59:27 PM PST · by rightwingerpatriot · 18 replies ^ | February 3, 2014 | Rightwingerpatriot
    As millions of Americans were doing on Sunday, I was preparing to watch the Super Bowl between the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos. I had hoped to be able to tune out politics for a single day, but, alas, this was not the case. Bill O'Reilly scored an interview with President Obama that was shown before the game. I made the mistake of listening to it and therefore upset my stomach before the spicy wing invasion could begin. Listening to Obama lie, dodge, and blame everybody else under the sun really leeched some of the enjoyment out of the day...
  • On Second Thought, George Zimmerman Accepting Celebrity Boxing Challenge Is Pure Genius

    02/02/2014 12:44:51 PM PST · by IChing · 29 replies ^ | 2/2/14 | Donald Joy
    “Laaaadieeess aaaaand gentlemeennnnn!!! In this coah-nah, from the great state of sunny Flo-rid-aahh, weighing in at 190 pounds of solid tamales, not to be confused with a ‘Gorgeous George’ of anoth-ahh er-ahh, the one and only neigh-bah-hood watchman ex-tra-oah-din-aire—-Creeeeepyyyy–Aaaaasss Crack-aaaaaahhh!!!!” That’s how I imagine should be the proper, time-honored and traditional circus-like bellowing style of the announcer for what promises to be the Main Event of 2014, the Fight of the Century, the tabloid armageddon that could just make us all forget about Justin Bieber for at least a little while. I saw the story in my email inbox, featured...
  • 18 of some of the best Super Bow memes, past and present

    02/02/2014 10:29:05 AM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 12 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 2-2-14 | The Looking Spoon
    {fsubscribe}No politics today, just Super Bowl fun. Some of these reference previous Super Bowls, or are about the game in general. I know Tim Tebow has his fans...but this is really funny!
  • Police State extravaganza at Super Bowl XLVIII

    02/02/2014 8:02:44 AM PST · by FBD · 67 replies
    Police State USA ^ | Posted on February 2, 2014 by PSUSA in News | PSUSA staff
    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ — Attendees to Super Bowl XLVIII will witness yet another exposé of excessive security and infringements of civil rights.Fans entering MetLife Stadium will be stopped at checkpoints, searched, put through metal detectors, and filmed.  Their vehicles may be inspected and their possessions will be limited to what they can fit into a single clear plastic baggie.  This treatment has become the norm for the NFL.The New Jersey State Police Department blog describes the process of entering the stadium on game day:Fan screenings begin at 2 p.m. on game day. Fans will enter heated welcome pavilions at MetLife Stadium,...