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  • COP 21 climate change summit: 'Never have the stakes been so high'

    11/30/2015 4:43:06 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 17 replies
    CNN (Clymer News Network) ^ | 11/30/15 | Ben Brumfield
    The United States recognizes its role in contributing to climate change and its responsibility to address it, U.S. President Barack Obama said.... Shortly afterward, French President Francois Hollande acknowledged the magnitude of both events. "France is receiving 150 heads of state," the President said. "Never have the stakes been so high because this is about the future of the planet, the future of life. And yet two weeks ago, here in Paris itself, a group of fanatics was sowing the seeds of death in the streets."
  • Victims of Colorado Springs shooting attack identified ( Records are now SEALED)

    11/29/2015 7:34:55 PM PST · by NoLibZone · 143 replies
    www.wptv.com ^ | 11-29-15 | AP
    <p>COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The latest on the shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado.</p> <p>A friend says of one of the three people who died in a shooting at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic was an Iraq War veteran who had recently left the military.</p>
  • Christianity, Western History Deemed “Incredibly Offensive”

    11/29/2015 5:03:44 AM PST · by blueyon · 13 replies
    rightwingnews ^ | 11/27/15 | Dave Blount
    Our own heritage is considered to be “incredibly offensive” by the leftist ruling class: A religious-freedom advocacy group has filed its second grievance in as many weeks with the Army, again demanding that imagery featuring a red crucifix be removed from Army signage — and this time, insisting the aviation unit involved change its logo and its nickname. We truly are living in George Orwell World. By “religious-freedom advocacy,” they mean “devoted to the eradication of Christianity.”
  • Obama urges gun control after Colorado Springs shooting: 'Enough is enough'

    11/28/2015 1:38:37 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 86 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 1/28/15
    Robert Lewis Dear, a 57-year-old from North Carolina, has been named as the suspected gunman behind a standoff at a Planned Parenthood health clinic in which three people died and nine were injured. After he was named, Barack Obama said on Saturday the US had “to do something about the easy accessibility of weapons of war on our streets to people who have no business wielding them”. “Period,” the president added, in a statement released by the White House. “Enough is enough.” Officials speaking off the record gave the suspect’s identity to news outlets late on Friday. On Saturday morning,...
  • Obama: We Can't Pray With Clean Conscience Unless We Stop Easy Access to...

    11/28/2015 12:01:31 PM PST · by markomalley · 103 replies
    CNS News ^ | 11/28/15
    President Barack Obama on Saturday issued a statement about the shooting that took place at a Planned Parenthood facility in Colorado Springs, Colo., on Friday.Three people, including a policeman, were killed in the incident.“If we truly care about this--if we’re going to offer up our thoughts and prayers again, for God knows how many times, with a truly clean conscience--then we have to do something about the easy accessibility of weapons of war on our streets to people who have no business wielding them,” said Obama. “Period.  Enough is enough.”Here is the full text of President Obama’s statement: The last...
  • Distrust of federal land agencies escalates with conviction of Oregon ranchers

    11/27/2015 5:09:19 AM PST · by rktman · 19 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 11/27/2015 | Marjorie Haun
    Ranchers in the West are engaged in 21st-century range wars, but their adversaries are not the rustlers and cattle barons of lore. Federal land management agencies, overzealous officers, and self-righteous judges are the foes western ranchers fear the most. On October 7, father and son ranchers from Oregon, Dwight, 73, and Steven Hammond, 46, were labeled as terrorists and sentenced to five years in federal prison under anti-terrorism laws. In 2001, a fire set by the Hammonds to eliminate overgrown sagebrush on their own property inadvertently spread to adjacent BLM land. The two were convicted of arson when the Bureau...
  • Chicago Protesters Caught on Video Vandalizing City Holiday Display: ‘F*** Your Christmas Tree!’

    11/26/2015 8:13:50 AM PST · by redreno · 35 replies
    http://www.theblaze.com ^ | Nov. 26, 2015 12:17am | Dave Urbanski
    Chicago protesters pulled down barricades and tore light strands off the city Christmas tree Wednesday night in Millennium Park, WGN-TV reported. It was the second night of protests over the death of Laquan McDonald, a black 17-year-old who was fatally shot by a white police officer.
  • Do You Adhere to the Language of Liberty or the Language of Servitude?

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

    11/24/2015 4:01:26 PM PST · by markomalley · 40 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/24/15 | Todd Starnes
    What in the name of John Blutarsky is happening on our university campuses?A new survey from the Pew Research Center reveals that a shocking number of Millennials support curbing free speech.According to their findings, 40 percent of Americans between the ages of 18 and 34 believe the government should be able to ban any speech that is offensive to minority groups.We have apparently raised a generation of snowflakes so fragile that their psyches can’t handle offensive words or photographs or images.It seems the only free speech this perpetually offended generation supports is speech they agree with.
  • Delaware State Police Caught on Video Raiding Home, Killing Dog

    11/23/2015 1:46:23 PM PST · by MeganC · 109 replies
    PINAC ^ | 23 Nov 2015 | PINAC News
    Wearing full military gear and wielding high-powered rifles, Delaware state police broke into a home Friday, shooting and killing a dog who was running from them in fear. The entry was captured on Mark Reedy’s security camera, who says police were looking for guns, but the shooting takes place off-frame. The video shows the dog running up to the door as they are trying to break in, yelling “state police … search warrant.” The dog is barking and it’s tail is wagging but as soon as it sees a giant shield enter the home with a gun pointing from behind...
  • The America-Basher in Chief Rolls On

    11/23/2015 1:39:15 PM PST · by jazusamo · 12 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | November 24, 2015 | David Limbaugh
    How could America have twice elected a president who not only can't stand America but also won't perform his constitutional duty of defending it? Even some former administration officials and rank-and-file Democrats are finally recognizing that there is something strange about a commander in chief who declines to listen to his advisers on terrorism, won't read their daily briefings and is uninterested in their threat assessments. It's sad that so many refused to take Obama seriously when he promised to fundamentally transform America. It's inexcusable that the media and so many naive voters believed that his radical past and his...
  • Report: Senate Democrats may try to add gun measure to Syrian refugee bill

    11/23/2015 12:25:59 PM PST · by Torcert · 20 replies
    Hot Air ^ | November 23, 2015 | Taylor Millard
    [..]This ignores the fact of how stupid terrorist watch lists are because they don't do the job the government claims they're supposed to. The Intercept (which isn't exactly a conservative or libertarian publication) got hold of the National Counterterrorism Center guidelines for putting people on watch lists last year. Some of these guidelines includes social media and what 'walk-ins' say, even if government employees are told not to use hunches.So, yes, you might be on a terrorist watch list if you tweet, Facebook, or use other social media sites to post an article someone doesn't like. The rules are so...
  • Sanders Explains Democratic Socialism [semi-satire]

    11/23/2015 9:34:29 AM PST · by John Semmens · 4 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 22 Nov 2015 | John Semmens
    Contender for the Democratic presidential nomination Sen. Bernie Sanders (S-Vt) made an effort to define democratic socialism in a speech to Georgetown University students this week. "Unlike the socialism imposed by Lenin or Mao, democratic socialism allows voters to select who will rule over them," Sanders said. "With the backing of the electorate, these rulers will redress the inequities stemming from inequalities that are no fault of the individual." Sanders asserted "the notion that a person's hard work might entitle him to a disproportionate share of the world's wealth is just plain wrong. A person's ability to work hard is...
  • Forcing Green Politics on Pension Funds

    11/20/2015 9:57:34 AM PST · by JeepersFreepers · 14 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | November 18, 2015 | Andy Kessler
    Last month the Obama administration's Labor Department issued Interpretive Bulletin 2015-01, which tells pension funds what factors to use when choosing investments, including climate change. Only a few tax lawyers noticed, but with U.S. pensions at $9 trillion, this is a gross power grab that will hurt the retirees it claims to protect. This government is essentially saying: Don't you dare invest in anything that causes or is hurt by climate change, or you'll be sued for failing your fiduciary responsibilities. Energy, utilities and industrials are 20% of the market. How can pension funds now own any of them? Pushing...
  • What's Actually in the Trans Pacific Partnership?

    11/20/2015 8:09:10 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 6 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 11/20/2015 | By Howard Richman, Raymond Richman and Jesse Richman
    On November 5, the White House released the text of the 5,544 page Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) that President Obama had just finished negotiating under the FastTrack authority that Congress gave him. That trade pact can no longer be amended. The up-or-down votes in the House and Senate will take place as early as January 2016. So what’s in the TPP? Here’s a quick summary: A legislative body superior to CongressA vehicle to pass Obama’s climate change treatyIncreased legal immigrationReduced patent protection for U.S. pharmaceuticalsQuotas on U.S. agricultural exportsIncreased currency manipulationReduced U.S. power That’s the summary. Here are the details....
  • We Face Terrorist Threats – Don’t Even Think About Enacting Gun Control Laws

    11/19/2015 11:04:55 AM PST · by Torcert · 17 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 11/18/2015 | Ron Danielowski
    Despite France's draconian gun laws, terrorists have once again proven that only good people obey bad laws, and they do so to their own detriment. It is important to realize that the best security practices, people, and technology governments have to offer could not thwart the ISIS attacks in Paris. Nor will these practices, institutions, and technologies thwart the next attack. [..] Thankfully, the reality of these attacks is that they can be deterred, disrupted, and even defeated by properly trained and well-armed civilian populous. A handful of properly trained civilians carrying concealed weapons in the Bataclan Theatre could have...
  • Swedish Court Rules Medical Personnel Have No Right to Opt out of Abortions [semi-satire]

    11/16/2015 11:16:01 AM PST · by John Semmens
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 15 Nov 2015 | John Semmens
    While acknowledging that the law requiring medical practitioners to conduct abortions may violate the moral objections of some individuals, a Swedish court ruled that "a citizen's legal obligation to obey the law takes precedence over a private right of conscience." The case arose when nurse Ellinor Grimmark sought to be excused from assisting in abortion procedures. "I did not seek to impose my will upon the patients seeking these procedures," Grimmark said. "I only sought to avoid complicity in this crime against the human rights of the little children." Judge Lief Niflheim was not entirely unsympathetic to Grimmark's position, but...
  • Woman arrested over beauty salon's 'no Muslims' Paris attack post (UK)

    11/15/2015 10:15:10 AM PST · by PROCON · 62 replies
    telegraph.co.uk ^ | Nov. 15, 2015 | Agency
    A 43-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with a "racially abusive" posting on a beauty salon's Facebook page. Thames Valley Police detained the woman after the posting - made following the Paris terrorist attacks - said that people from the "Islamic faith" were no longer welcome at the Blinks of Bicester spa and beauty salon. The Facebook postings read: "Blinks of Bicester are no longer taking bookings from anyone from the Islamic faith whether you are UK granted with passport or not" and "Sorry but time to put my country first".
  • The troubling nature of the Waco indictments

    11/15/2015 4:23:27 AM PST · by don-o · 27 replies
    Austin Statesman ^ | November 14, 2015 | Jody Seaborn
    A McLennan County grand jury has indicted 106 bikers who were arrested May 17 after a shootout outside a Twin Peaks restaurant in Waco that killed nine people and wounded 20. Curiously, nine of the 106 people indicted last week were not among the 177 people arrested six months ago, according to The Associated Press. AP reported that none of nine has been arrested. McLennan County District Attorney Abel Reyna has said the grand jury will return to consider charges against the other 80 bikers arrested six months ago, possibly as soon as Wednesday. The indictments allege that the 106...
  • [Satire] University Students Rally for Tyranny

    11/13/2015 8:19:58 PM PST · by John Semmens · 16 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 15 Nov 2015 | John Semmens
    The protests at the University of Missouri that resulted in the ouster of President Tim Wolfe and Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin have reinvigorated student movements against freedom of speech across the nation. Brenda Smith-Lezama, vice president of the Missouri Students Association, took pride in the rising groundswell of support for censorship saying "it's about time the youth of this nation take a stand against the verbal pollution that hides behind the First Amendment. Social justice shouldn't be thwarted by slavish devotion to the out-dated idea that everyone has the right to speak his mind regardless of the consequences." Smith-Lezama hailed...
  • Mizzou Team store not selling MU "Whiteout" shirts for BYU game

    11/13/2015 11:26:11 AM PST · by PROCON · 50 replies
    abc17news.com ^ | Nov. 11, 2015 | ABC 17 News Staff
    COLUMBIA, Mo. - The Mizzou Team Store was not selling Mizzou Tigers "whiteout" shirts for the upcoming game against BYU at its store or on its website Wednesday.The shirts were listed on the store's website as the official 2015 whiteout shirt for Saturday's game against the BYU Cougars the weekend prior to the game. The attached picture is a screen shot of the shirt listed on the store's website for sale still on November 7th. On Wednesday the link to find that shirt on the store's website no longer worked.
  • Judge removes child from gay foster parents

    11/12/2015 11:14:27 AM PST · by redreno · 36 replies
    CNN ^ | 11/12/2015 | unknown
    A Utah judge removed a foster child from a lesbian couple, saying the 1-year-old girl would be better off with a heterosexual couple.
  • When Political Correctness toward Homosexuals Stops Doctors from Doing Their Jobs

    11/10/2015 5:11:45 PM PST · by markomalley · 23 replies
    The Stream ^ | 11/10/15 | Michael Brown
    Imagine this scene if you will.A respected doctor and medical professor serving at a large hospital becomes concerned as he documents increasing health risks related to obesity. But as he is compiling data to document this, he is astonished to see that his hospital actively supports fast-food restaurants and even encourages participation in pro-obesity events.When he protests the hospital’s actions and shares his concerns, he is fired for his lack of sensitivity to fat people. He is even accused of holding to prejudicial views and, to prevent this from happening again in the future, the hospital institutes obesity sensitivity training...
  • Nightmare fuel: President Obama tells OFA, ‘I’m not going anywhere’

    11/10/2015 10:01:40 AM PST · by Torcert · 52 replies
    Twitchy ^ | November 9, 2015 | Twitchy Staff
    President Barack Obama this afternoon addressed the Fall Summit of Organizing for Action, the retooled Obama for America campaign machine that's been squatting on the Twitter handle @barackobama for the duration of his administration, leaving the leader of the free world stuck using @POTUS. The president might have been in a serious mood, but he did manage to hit the audience with one zinger that really hit home: Mark Knoller@markknoller Pres Obama says his agenda won't be completed in next 14 months, "but I'm not going anywhere" pledging to keep working on it. Seriously? The president who during his first...
  • I Was an Oil Spill Scapegoat

    11/09/2015 6:49:18 AM PST · by originalbuckeye · 19 replies
    WSJ ^ | 11/8/15 | Kurt Mix
    At 6:30 a.m. on April 24, 2012, federal agents, wearing Kevlar vests and with guns drawn, raided my home in Katy, Texas, with a warrant for my arrest. This was as shocking to me as it would be for any normal, law-abiding citizen. I’m not a drug dealer, violent criminal or money launderer. I’m an engineer. In 2010 I helped stop the BP oil spill after an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig left a damaged well spilling crude directly into the Gulf of Mexico. On the morning of the raid I left early for work, so I was...
  • Obama Leads But No One Follows In Climate Change Fight

    11/08/2015 6:20:09 AM PST · by george76 · 48 replies
    Energy: The resident wants to decarbonize the planet by killing fossil-fuel production and its high-paying jobs. Almost no other nation is following his lead despite the promises that will be made at the Paris climate summit. Last week we learned in a Reuters report that Asia will build 500 coal-burning electric generation plants this year alone. An additional 1,000 are planned in China, India, Japan, Indonesia and other countries. The latest projections are that 40% of the added power generation in Southeast Asia by 2040 will be coal-fired. Does this sound like a continent that's taking the alarm bells of...
  • ALERT: Hammond Family Declared as Terrorist and Sentenced to Five Years in Federal Prison

    November 3, 2015 Re: Hammond Family Declared as Terrorist and Sentenced to Five Years in Federal Prison From: The Bundy Family Bunkerville, Nevada To: Aware Citizens & Government Officials Our hearts and prayers go out to the Hammond family with deep empathy. The magnitude of the injustices dealt to them is hard to comprehend. Their once happy lives have been forever darkened with pains of corruptions. The nature of their sentencing proves once again that justice is currently not found in the federal courts. The Hammonds are a simple ranching family that for generations has cared for the land...
  • East Chicago, Indiana councilman in jail facing murder charge wins second term

    11/04/2015 1:56:58 PM PST · by KeyLargo · 37 replies
    Northwest Indiana Times ^ | 11-4-2015 | Elvia Malagon
    E.C. councilman in jail facing murder charge wins second term 18 hours ago • Elvia Malagon elvia.malagon@nwi.com, (219) 662-5331 EAST CHICAGO | East Chicago 3rd District Councilman Robert "Coop" Battle spent Election Day in the Lake County Jail pending a murder charge. He's accused of shooting to death on Oct. 12 Reimundo Camarillo Jr., in the 4200 block of Euclid Avenue in East Chicago, according to court records. He also faces a federal drug charge stemming from a traffic stop in Porter County where police found 73.22 grams of marijuana and $100,700 in cash. Despite his pending legal battles that...
  • Extreme Much? Che Guevara Tribute Kicks Off National Environmental Summit

    11/03/2015 11:41:09 AM PST · by george76 · 35 replies
    The Steamboat Institute ^ | November 2nd, 2015 | Simon Lomax
    It's no secret that many U.S. environmental groups have become more strident and ideological during the Obama residency. But you may be surprised just how extreme they have become. In early October, a national network of environmental groups - called Stop the Frack Attack (STFA) - held a summit in Colorado to discuss their campaign strategies. The STFA alliance is led by Earthworks and includes other well-known national activist groups, such as the Sierra Club, Natural Resources Defense Council and Food & Water Watch. Dozens of smaller groups, which routinely serve as the face of national groups in state- and...
  • Daily Beast: Obama, Hillary Toying With ‘Civil War’ Over Gun Confiscation

    11/03/2015 5:10:27 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 70 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/02/15 | AWR Hawkins
    On November 2, The Daily Beast pointed to recent statements from President Obama and Hillary Clinton regarding the implementation of Australian-style gun confiscation and suggested “civil war could erupt on American soil” if any administration actually tried to confiscate privately owned firearms. The Daily Beast theoretically agreed that “confiscation on a massive scale” may be “the only way to solve American gun violence,” but they pointed out that it was not realistic and suggested Hillary risks causing irreparable divisions by talking about confiscation then mocking gun owners as conspiracy theorists waiting for “black helicopters” to come take their guns away....
  • Appeals court rules arrest of ABQ family was illegal (Cops mistook Ford P/U for Chevy sedan)

    11/02/2015 3:17:05 PM PST · by CedarDave · 24 replies
    The Albuquerque Journal ^ | November 2, 2015 | Scott Sandlin
    Elementary school principal Stephen Maresca was heading home from hiking in the Sandias with his wife, three children and their dog when the family was arrested by armed deputies after a rookie Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office deputy typed in a wrong license plate number. Responding officers had the couple and their children exit the truck, walk backward with their hands up and lie face-down on the pavement. The officers aimed firearms at the parents and children, including two boys ages 17 and 14 and a 9-year-old girl, according to a summary of evidence in an opinion by the 10th Circuit...
  • Senators Question IRS Spying [semi-satire]

    11/02/2015 10:00:07 AM PST · by John Semmens
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 1 Nov 2015 | John Semmens
    Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and ranking member Patrick Leahy (D-Vt) sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew demanding to know why the IRS is using secret cellphone tracking systems to spy on Americans. “This warrant-less eavesdropping appears to be a blatant invasion of privacy,” Grassley complained. “It’s precisely the kind of overbearing intrusiveness that our Constitution sought to prevent.” IRS Commissioner John Koskinen admitted the spying, but justified it as “necessary. We can’t allow a claim of privacy to deter us from gathering evidence against persons harboring anti-government animus or attempting to deny us access to...
  • Coal mine expansion stalls in lawsuit citing climate change ( Montana: WildEarth Guardians )

    10/31/2015 9:53:17 AM PDT · by george76 · 20 replies
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ^ | October 26, 2015 | MATTHEW BROWN
    Judge stalls approved Montana coal mine expansion in 2nd successful suit citing climate change. The U.S. Interior Department should not have approved the expansion of a southeastern Montana coal mine without taking a closer look at its effect on the environment, a federal judge said about a lawsuit arguing the government ignored coal's contributions to climate change. Environmental groups sued the Interior Department after it approved an expansion of the Spring Creek Coal mine in 2012. The case marks the second time conservationists have used worries over climate change to successfully challenge approval of a coal mine after it had...
  • Koskinen Should Be Imprisoned, Not Just Impeached

    10/31/2015 7:47:54 AM PDT · by raptor22 · 24 replies
    American Thinker ^ | October 31, 2015 | Daniel John Sobieski
    The introduction of a resolution to impeach IRS commissioner John Koskinen should comes as no surprise considering the lawlessness of the Obama administration and its use of the IRS to bludgeon its political opponents and the refusal by the DOJ to prosecute Lois Lerner for her political targeting of the Tea Party and other conservative political groups, as well as her destruction of evidence. The resolution, introduced by .House Oversight Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), Rep. James Jordan (R-OH) and 18 other committee members, accuses Koskinen of making false statements under oath, failing to comply with a subpoena, and failing to...
  • America's Soft Tyranny is Hardening (Constitutional Republic Is Gone)

    10/31/2015 12:03:45 AM PDT · by quesney · 75 replies
    American Thinker ^ | Patricia McCarthy
    We are semi-officially a lawless, soft (but hardening) tyranny. How else does one explain Lois Lerner not being charged with the numerous crimes she has most certainly committed? As many others have noted, the fix was in as surely as the fix is in on the countless crimes committed by Hillary Clinton and her grubby Clinton Foundation that sells influence at very high prices. Like Lerner, Clinton likely will be deemed above the law. General Petraeus and several others were charged, jailed and/or fined for crimes so minimal compared to Hillary's because they did not toe the Obama line: no...
  • BREAKING: High school boots praying football coach

    10/29/2015 7:26:23 AM PDT · by PROCON · 56 replies
    foxnews ^ | Oct. 28, 2015 | Todd Starnes
    Coach Joe Kennedy has been booted from the locker room at Bremerton High School in Washington State, Fox News has learned exclusively. Superintendent Aaron Leavell placed the longtime coach on administrative leave after he refused to stop his post-game prayers.“Effective immediately, pending further District review of your conduct, you are placed on paid administrative leave from your position as an assistant coach with the Bremerton High School football program,” Level wrote to the coach in an Oct. 28th letter. “You may not participate, in any capacity, in BHS football program activities.”
  • Cruz: Obama Boehner Budget Deal Ridiculous, Deceitful, and a Disgrace (Proof Ryan Staff CRAFTED it)

    10/28/2015 7:54:13 AM PDT · by xzins · 24 replies
    CHQ ^ | 10/28/2015 | George Rasley
    Senator Ted Cruz has come out strongly against the Ryan – Obama – Boehner budget deal that was agreed to in the middle of the night between departing Speaker of the House John Boehner, establishment Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and President Obama. The budget is a two fiscal year agreement that fully funds Obama’s budget priorities, takes spending off the table as an issue in the 2016 election and breaks the spending caps agreed to as part of the 2011 debt ceiling Ted Cruzdeal that took spending off the table for the 2012 presidential election. In short, it...
  • CBO: ObamaCare Increases Deficit by $1.35 Trillion

    10/28/2015 7:44:29 AM PDT · by xzins · 28 replies
    After barely more than a year in operation, ObamaCare is now projected to require more than a trillion dollars in deficit spending over the next decade, according to the new CBO report. Buried in a new report by the Congressional Budget Office is the latest admission that ObamaCare was sold on a foundation of lies. Back in 2009, President Barack Obama told a joint session of Congress that our health care system is placing an unsustainable burden on taxpayers. Put simply, our health care problem is our deficit problem. Nothing comes close. Nothing else. The presidents speech was designed to...
  • Exclusive: Feds Investigate Hobby Lobby Boss for Illicit Artifacts

    10/27/2015 6:37:21 AM PDT · by ilovesarah2012 · 55 replies
    thedailybeast.com ^ | October 26, 2015 | Candida Moss Joel Baden
    One of Americas most famously Christian businesses is amassing a vast collection of Biblical antiquities. The problem is some of them may have been looted from the Middle East. In 2011, a shipment of somewhere between 200 to 300 small clay tablets on their way to Oklahoma City from Israel was seized by U.S. Customs agents in Memphis. The tablets were inscribed in cuneiformthe script of ancient Assyria and Babylonia, present-day Iraqand were thousands of years old. Their destination was the compound of the Hobby Lobby corporation, which became famous last year for winning a landmark Supreme Court case on...
  • Obama wants nationwide gun laws to fill in gaps left by local efforts (barf alert)

    10/26/2015 4:55:12 AM PDT · by rellimpank · 20 replies
    LA Tiimes ^ | 26 oct 2015 | Christi Parsons
    One evening in late August not three blocks from President Obamas Chicago home, someone in a passing car pulled up to a silver Volkswagen and fired several shots through the drivers side window, killing the driver, execution-style. The suspected gang shooting happened close to a playground, an elementary school and a high school, where football practice was wrapping up for the night. The crime terrified Obamas old neighbors and highlighted just how closely the problem of gun violence hits for the president as it rages unabated in Chicago. Obamas home city is at the center of a debate about the...
  • Michael Savage: 'We've LOST the BATTLE'

    10/26/2015 11:06:31 AM PDT · by Art in Idaho · 60 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | October 23, 2015 | Michael Savage
    A major battle in a war over the future of Western civilization has been lost as millions of migrants from the Middle East who largely oppose Judeo-Christian values and have no intention of assimilating flood the United States, Britain, France, Germany and other nations, talk-radio host Michael Savage told his listeners Tuesday. Savage said he received an email from someone he described as "far smarter than I am" and "farseeing." "He said to me, 'It's over.'" Paraphrasing the email, Savage said that what German Chancellor Angela Merkel is "doing to Germany, what the weakling is doing to England, what the...
  • The Banana Republic of America

    10/25/2015 7:51:20 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 7 replies
    Hotair ^ | 10/25/2015 | Jazz Shaw
    The American justice system is not without its flaws as we’ve seen all too many times. A grievous crime is committed and the perpetrator is never discovered. Sometimes there is a suspect who seems to be the perfect candidate but a grand jury doesn’t find sufficient evidence for the prosecutors to move forward. And in other cases, even if you get them to trial a jury doesn’t see things the same way as the public. (O.J anyone?) In very rare cases a pardon can be issued and the system seems to have been short sheeted. (Democrats will always cite...
  • Did DOJ Strong Cities Put US Under Islamic Law?

    10/24/2015 6:00:22 PM PDT · by Elderberry · 35 replies
    Western Journalism ^ | 10/22/2015 | Jerry McGlothlin
    On September 30, 2015, at the UN, Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced a new worldwide law enforcement initiative, the Strong Cities Network, to be set up in certain American cities. What this actually is is the UN plan for global police, using the Department of Justice. Its the overriding of American law by the Obama administration in conjunction with the UN, without Congressional input. Whats the initiative all about? Officially, its to prevent and combat violent extremism in all of its forms without linking it with any particular religion, nationality or ethnic group. The emphasis is on inclusiveness, collaboration, and...
  • Obama: I've set aside more acres than any president ever

    10/24/2015 9:32:55 AM PDT · by PROCON · 45 replies
    investors.com ^ | Oct. 24, 2015 | ANDREW MALCOLM
    President Obama's weekly remarks Hi, everybody. Our country is home to some of the most beautiful God-given landscapes in the world. Were blessed with natural treasures from the Grand Tetons to the Grand Canyon; from lush forests and vast deserts to lakes and rivers teeming with wildlife. And its our responsibility to protect these treasures for future generations, just as previous generations protected them for us. Since taking office, Ive set aside more than 260 million acres of public lands and waters more than any President in history. Last month, we announced that 11 states had come together...
  • America Looks A Lot Like Nazi Germany Did Just Prior To World War II

    10/22/2015 2:04:35 PM PDT · by Zeneta · 44 replies
    End Of The American Dream (Blog) ^ | October 18th, 2015 | Michael Snyder
    Once upon a time America fought a great war to rid the world of the Nazis, but now we have become just like them. In fact, I would venture to say that the Nazification of the United States is pretty much complete. As you will see below, we have a heavily socialized economy where tax rates are out of control and lots of freebies are given out just like the Nazis did. And just like the Nazis, our society has become highly militarized and our government has become increasingly obsessed with watching, tracking, monitoring and controlling the general population. But...
  • White Texas Man Sentenced For Hate-Crime Attack On Black Man

    10/16/2015 5:05:24 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 23 replies
    AP ^ | 16 OCTOBER 2015 | CBS DALLAS
    HOUSTON (AP) A white Houston-area man was sentenced to nearly six years in federal prison for committing a hate crime when he surprise punched an elderly black man. In federal court in Houston on Friday, Conrad Alvin Barrett was sentenced to prison followed by three years of probation. Barrett admitted in court to racial motivation in the Nov. 24, 2013, attack on his 81-year-old victim. Evidence showed Barrett filmed the attack on his cellphone. The 29-year-old Katy, Texas, man punched an 81-year-old man with such force that he fell to the ground. Barrett then laughed and said, Knockout! as...
  • Rubio Defends Trump as 'SNL' Host

    10/22/2015 2:19:02 AM PDT · by Helicondelta · 6 replies
    thehill.com ^ | October 22, 2015
    The Florida senator said he does not always agree with the GOP front-runner, but calls for him to be removed as host are excessive. Its a free country, Rubio said on Fox News Your World with Neil Cavuto on Wednesday. I dont agree with everything that Donald Trump says, I dont agree with everything the other side says, either. But if you dont like it, dont watch the show. Its on at 11:35 on Saturday nights and there are plenty of other things you can watch, or you can just go to bed early, he added. Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.)...
  • Obama Rebuffs FBI over Clinton Emails [semi-satire]

    10/20/2015 10:03:29 AM PDT · by John Semmens
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 18 Oct 2015 | John Semmens
    President Obamas dismissal of security concerns about former Secretary of State Hillary Clintons unsecured personal email has rankled the FBI. For the President to flatly say that these unsecured emails posed no security problem is a judgment rendered in the absence of facts, complained an FBI official requesting anonymity. Clearly, the matter merits an investigation as to whether any damage might have been done. Irked that an agency under the Executive branch would contradict him, Obama reminded everyone that I am the nations chief enforcer of the law. If I dont think there is anything to prosecute on an issue...
  • Government takes family's land near Area 51 [ Nevada ]

    10/20/2015 7:12:57 AM PDT · by george76 · 19 replies
    KLAS-TV 8 News Now ^ | 10/19 2015 | Glen Meek
    LAS VEGAS - Private land overlooking the secret base at Area 51 has officially been taken from the owners and transferred to the United States Air Force. Last month, the U.S. Air Force condemned the Groom Mine property when the family who owns it rejected a government buyout they felt was unjust. The I-Team broke the story of the family's fight with the government. The Sheahan family, which until now owned the mine, knew they faced an uphill fight. They also expected the government would probably take the land through eminent domain even though the Sheahan's owned it since Abe...
  • California Middle School Principal Is Openly Withholding Student Election Results Because

    10/19/2015 11:45:45 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 98 replies
    theblaze.com ^ | october 19, 2015 | Kaitlyn Schallhorn
    A middle school principal in San Francisco has refused to release the results of a school election because of a lack of diversity among the winning candidates. Everett Middle School principal Lena Van Haren said in an email to parents sent Oct. 14 four days after the student government election that the results would be withheld because the winning candidates did not properly reflect the diversity at the school, according toKTVU-TV. Van Haren told the news station that her schools population is 80 percent students of color and 20 percent white students statistics the election results did...