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  • 3 killed, 22 wounded in weekend shootings

    01/25/2015 9:10:37 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 9 replies
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | January 25, 2015
    Three men were killed and at least 22 other people have been wounded in shootings across the city since Friday afternoon.
  • Abortion activists call for Ferguson style revolution after disrupting Black pro-life rally

    01/24/2015 6:45:42 PM PST · by Morgana · 24 replies
    saynsumthn's blog ^ | January 24, 2015 | saynsumthn
    Radical abortion supporters are calling for a Ferguson type revolution against pro-lifers in an odd place, outside a rally organized by Black preachers in California. The event was organized by Rev. Walter Hoye, a Black pro-life minister , and took place Friday in Oakland. An page on Hoye’s website about the rally reads, “We walk because abortion in the Black community is a form of genocide, it is the Darfur of America. We walk because abortion in Black America is the civil rights issue of our day. We walk because abortion does violence, both physically and emotionally, to men and...
  • Driver Slams Car into Pedestrians in France Whilst Shouting 'Allahu Akbar'

    01/20/2015 1:50:11 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 37 replies
    French police arrested a man on Sunday evening after he deliberately mowed down a dozen pedestrians in the eastern city of Dijon, badly injuring two of them and shouting "Allahu Akbar" ("God is the greatest"), authorities said. The previous day, French police in central France shot dead a man who stabbed and wounded three officers in a police station while shouting those same Arabic words.
  • “It’s not Islam!” they say—but it is

    01/19/2015 9:25:44 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 12 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/19/15 | Barry Shaw
    When they tell you it's not Islam you know they have lost their political compass. They are losing their countries out of sheer willful blindness and their inability to face the truth and deal with it. French President Hollande said the murderous Paris terror attacks were “an insult to Islam.” His Prime Minister, Manuel Valls, said, “We are at war with terrorism and radical Islam.” Days later he said France was at war with “terrorism, jihadism and radicalism.” Then, in the same speech he said, “France is not at war against Islam and Muslims,” before announcing a series of measures...
  • Florida Police Say 2 Dead, 1 Injured in Mall Shooting

    01/18/2015 4:35:35 AM PST · by Mozilla · 7 replies
    NewsMax ^ | 1-17-15 | NewsMax Staff
    Police say a Florida man wounded his wife in a shooting at a mall food court that left two dead. Melbourne Police Cmdr. Vince Pryce says 57-year-old Jose Garcia Rodriguez of Palm Bay died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound Saturday at the Melbourne Square Mall. Pryce says Garcia's 33-year-old wife Ida was hospitalized in good condition. Another man also died in the shooting. His name wasn't released, and Pryce said his relationship to the Garcias remained under investigation. Pryce says three guns were recovered and Garcia had "several pockets full of ammunition." Police say about 100 people were in...
  • Pat Condell, of the UK, speaks about Islam.

    01/16/2015 5:52:50 AM PST · by BobNative · 3 replies
    Pat Condell, from the UK ^ | Very recent, exact date unknown | Pat Condell
    Recent comments of Pat Condell of the UK
  • Documented: Black Students Target Teachers for Violence

    01/12/2015 6:35:49 AM PST · by PROCON · 62 replies
    americanthinker ^ | Jan. 12, 2015 | Colin Flaherty
    If all you knew about racial violence came from the protestors at a Manhattan Sunday brunch, you would know that black people are victims of relentless white violence. In the real world, black mob violence and black-on-white crime are astronomically out of proportion. Especially in schools. Especially directed at teachers. Especially this week in Monroe, Yonkers, Little Rock, and Buffalo. Let’s start in Monroe, Louisiana. Facebook videographer “Tanglewood Hard Hitta” transports us into the middle of a few dozen black teenage girls fighting and screaming. Teacher’s aide David Payne was trying to break it up when Ryan Marquez Gix took...
  • The Sword Is Mightier Than The Pen

    01/12/2015 2:01:20 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 37 replies
    Townhall ^ | January 12, 2015 | Kurt Schlichter
    The world is being rocked by a rash of “workplace violence,” though what the Administration believes the Koran has against workplaces remains unclear. Those who eschew the willful blindness of the cowardly and foolish see clearly that the Islamofascist freaks are running up the body count across the globe. The question is what, if anything, are we going to do about it? Vigils are nice. People get together, hold candles, talk about solidarity and hug, and thereby reinforce the view that Western civilization has lost the intestinal fortitude that kept the jihadi hordes from overrunning Europe during the Middle Ages...
  • Egyptian President al-Sisi Calls for an Islamic Reformation

    01/10/2015 4:54:42 AM PST · by St_Thomas_Aquinas · 9 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1/9/2015 | John Hayward
    It’s inconceivable that the thinking that we hold most sacred should cause the entire Islamic world to be a source of anxiety, danger, killing and destruction for the rest of the world. Impossible! That thinking – I am not saying “religion” but “thinking” – that corpus of texts and ideas that we have sacralized over the centuries, to the point that departing from them has become almost impossible, is antagonizing the entire world. It’s antagonizing the entire world!
  • Destruction Because of Offense

    01/09/2015 4:17:37 AM PST · by Kaslin · 5 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 9, 2015 | Erick Erickson
    It is a growing phenomenon, and it was on visible display last week. A group of terrorists was so offended by a publisher that the publisher had to be destroyed publicly as both an act of vengeance and an act of instruction. The act of vengeance was directed against the publisher directly. He came under attack for his personal actions. He published something that offended the group. He published something that enraged them and, consequently, he needed to be punished. The punishment could not be minor. It could not be something like heaping scorn on him. It could not be...
  • 12 DEAD IN PARIS MASSACRE: Islamic gunmen execute French police officer as he pleads for his life

    01/07/2015 6:32:18 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 119 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | 7 January 2015 | Simon Tomlinson and Peter Allen and Jay Akbar and Chris Pleasance
    12 DEAD IN PARIS MASSACRE: Islamic gunmen execute French police officer as he pleads for his life after terror attack on satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo at centre of Mohammed cartoon storm Masked gunmen storm Paris headquarters with AK-47s shouting 'Allahu akbar!' and 'the Prophet has been avenged' Stalked building asking for people's names before killing the editor and cartoonist during weekly editorial meeting Horrific footage shows a police officer begging for his life before being shot in the head at point-blank range Killers fled in stolen car across eastern Paris after a 'mass shoot-out' with police officers and remain on...
  • Bull's-eye! Violence stalks pro-life protesters

    01/02/2015 7:11:23 PM PST · by Morgana · 3 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 12/25/2014 | Alex Newman
    It was Sept. 11, 2009, just outside a high school in the small Michigan town of Owosso when Jim Pouillon, 63, was murdered for doing what he thought was right: protesting against abortion, which he considered murder. Like many pro-life activists, the elderly Pouillon, a volunteer with Operation Save America who relied on an oxygen tank to breathe, was peacefully holding a sign featuring a graphic picture of an abortion victim. He had been trying to stop abortion since 1988. The goal of his particular brand of activism: force people to visualize and understand the reality of abortion, and to...
  • Gladiator Fights Stopped in Rome 1611 Years Ago Today Because of This Saint

    01/01/2015 6:21:34 PM PST · by millegan · 35 replies
    ChurchPOP ^ | 2014 | ChurchPOP
    Gladiator games obviously are no longer going on in Rome. So when did they stop? We actually know the exact day: January 1st, A.D. 404. That’s 1611 years ago today. And it was because of a saint.
  • Police: Woman carjacked in shopping mall parking lot in broad daylight in Brown Deer ( Milwaukee)

    12/29/2014 11:16:59 AM PST · by george76 · 43 replies
    Milwaukee - WITI ^ | December 28, 2014 | Katie DeLong
    Brown Deer police are investigating after a woman was carjacked and personal items were taken from her on Sunday afternoon, December 28th. It happened in the parking lot of a shopping mall in the 9000 block of North Green Bay Road. Police say the woman was parking her vehicle just before 3:00 p.m. when she was approached by two black males. One of those suspects entered the woman’s vehicle via its passenger side after the woman unlocked her doors to exit her car.
  • LAPD DECLARES TACTICAL ALERT CITYWIDE AFTER TWO SUSPECTS FIRE AT PATROL CAR

    12/28/2014 11:19:01 PM PST · by Nextrush · 79 replies
    ABC7.com ^ | 12/28/2014 | ABC7.comstaff
    The Los Angeles Police Department has declared a citywide tactical alert after two suspects fired at a patrol car with a rifle Sunday night. The incident occurred at 62nd and Hoover streets at around 9:20 p.m. Police say every available officer has been sent to the area. One suspect is in custody. A perimeter was set up as officers searched for the second suspect.....
  • Two Black Assassins Try To Kill Durham, NC Cop On Christmas. National Media Silent.

    12/28/2014 7:01:35 PM PST · by Nachum · 74 replies
    johncardillo.com ^ | 12/28/14 | john cardillo
    A Durham, NC Police Officer narrowly escaped death Christmas night when two Black would be assassins fired six shots at him in an incident eerily reminiscent of the murders of NYPD Officers Liu and Ramos. Officer J.T. West was sitting in his patrol car completing a report when he noticed two suspicious men approaching from behind his vehicle. West exited his vehicle to speak with the men when one drew a gun and fired six rounds in his direction, striking his patrol car once. West returned fire with two rounds but it is unknown if he hit the shooters. The...
  • Numerous fights break out Friday night inside Monroeville Mall [Pittsburgh, PA]

    12/28/2014 6:58:21 PM PST · by grundle · 62 replies
    YouTube - WTAE TV ^ | December 26, 2014
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2PafsIomt7Q
  • Cause and Effect

    12/24/2014 3:51:06 AM PST · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 24, 2014 | Hugh Hewitt
    "It’s quite apparent, quite obvious that the targeting of these two police officers was a direct spinoff of this issue of these demonstrations.” No pundit made this charge, no talking head on radio or television. It didn't come from the head of the police union in New York. That's NYPD Commission Bill Bratton, talking on Monday's Today show. Bratton was hand-picked by Mayor Bill de Blasio a mayor who finds himself assailed from all sides for allowing a fever of anti-police hatred to catch and spread, one which reached a horrible conclusion over the weekend with the assassinations of Officers...
  • Black lives don’t matter (Not what you think it is)

    12/14/2014 5:42:05 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    Bob Owens ^ | December 11, 2014 | Bob Owens
    [I had originally posted this as a comment to an news article about an absurd "Hand Up, Don't Shoot" protest at my alma mater, East Carolina University, covered by WITN. The good little progressive censors at WITN didn't appreciate my polite if forceful views, and deleted it. It's replicated here for my edification.] Black lives don’t matter. If they did, people would be rioting to burn down Planned Parenthood locations, which have been intentionally located in minority neighborhoods since the group’s racist founder Margaret Sanger decided that it was the easiest way to exterminate them. In 1922 she said: “We...
  • Israeli family suffer burns after West Bank acid attack

    12/14/2014 1:18:59 PM PST · by SkyPilot · 3 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 13 Dec 14 | Staff writer
    Five members of an Israeli family have suffered chemical burns after a substance believed to be acid was thrown over them reportedly by a Palestinian man in the West Bank. Police said the victims included four girls who were sprayed with a corrosive substance by a man who was then shot in the leg by a bystander. The incident took place close to a checkpoint near Beitar Illit, in the southern West Bank. Paramedics who treated the family – including three children aged between about eight and 10 – said the wounds appeared to be acid burns affecting their limbs....
  • And The Winner In The "Worst Idea At The Wrong Time" Category Is... (Ferguson)

    12/14/2014 7:46:24 AM PST · by blam · 18 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 12-13-2014 | Tyler Durden
    Tyler Durden 12/13/2014 The undisputed winner in this year's "Worst Idea At The Wrong Time" category is the poor suburb of Ferguson, Missouri, a town which was looted, burned and generally eviscerated on several occasions in the past few months as a result of public anger first at the murder of Mike Brown and subsequently, the acquital of the police officer who shot him. Why? Because according to Bloomberg, in order to close a municipal budget gap - and keep in mind the prevailing poverty in the region has been widely attributed as one of the reason for the escalating...
  • BREAKING: Massive Spike In Whites Setting Blacks On Fire

    12/14/2014 4:39:37 AM PST · by Kaslin · 83 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 14, 2014 | Doug Giles
    Did you know that there’s been a massive uptick in white thugs setting black folks on fire, yet the media has been virtually silent on this horrendous subject? Sure, we all have heard of Darren Wilson's shooting Michael Brown, but there has been no coverage of the aforementioned. Like in zero… nada… nothing… zilch. What kind of racist “news outlets” would be so heinous to cover up such gross and unspeakable evil? Why haven’t the most powerful people in our government and the entertainment industry spoken out and condemned this obvious xenophobic act of viciousness? How come there has been...
  • Joe Biden recalls slamming local bully's head into a counter and threatening to kill him

    12/12/2014 2:28:31 PM PST · by PROCON · 45 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | Dec. 12, 2014 | Francesca Chambers
    The VP colorfully recalled the incident a women's rights charity event in New York City held to 'celebrate men who combat violence against women' 'I walked up behind him and smashed his head next to the counter' 'His father grabbed me, and I looked at his son and said, "If you ever touch my sister again, I’ll come back here again and I’ll kill your son" 'In his youth, Vice President Joe Biden once assaulted and threatened to kill a local bully who kept pushing his little sister off her bike. Biden colorfully recalled the incident at a recent women's...
  • Remember Kelly Thomas?

    12/11/2014 6:19:01 AM PST · by Kaslin · 22 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 11, 2014 | Michael Reagan
    Didn't think so, but it's understandable. Thomas was an unarmed mentally ill homeless man from Southern California who was tasered, clubbed and beaten to death in Fullerton by three cops in July of 2011. Thomas' face was pounded to a pulp and, after losing the ability to breathe normally, he died later in a hospital of brain damage. Video of the awful incident - including Thomas' screams and his cries of "Dad! Dad!" -- was recorded on security cameras and there was a minor outcry at the time over police brutality. Unlike the case of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.,...
  • Hey Ferguson, Is Anyone Listening?

    12/05/2014 10:42:36 AM PST · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 5, 2014 | Wayne Dupree
    So Charles Barkley is the latest in a line of public figures to come under fire from the Liberal media for calling the Ferguson rioters “scumbags.” Not the protestors, the rioters who looted and burned approximately 20 buildings in Ferguson crippling small businesses and causing unknown financial damages. I do not want to diminish Mr. Barkley’s characterization of the rioters because I have made a similar characterizations myself, but the interview in its entirety spoke to a thoughtful and reasoned approach to his opinion on the Ferguson verdict and strong feelings about black culture and issues within the black community....
  • Jennifer Lawrence Is Now a Music Star, Too

    12/02/2014 4:11:27 AM PST · by Enterprise · 24 replies
    newser.com ^ | Dec 1, 2014 | Newser Editors, Newser Staff
    (Newser) – Jennifer Lawrence may have an Oscar to her name, but she's also winning praise for her singing chops. In the latest Hunger Games movie, Lawrence sings a song called the Hanging Tree that is now No. 2 on the US iTunes chart and threatening to crack the top 40 of Billboard's Hot 100 singles chart. (We'll know Wednesday.) Overseas, the song is No. 12 in Australia and No. 14 in the UK, notes US Weekly.
  • Americans Bought Guns At A Record-Setting Clip On Black Friday

    11/29/2014 11:02:13 AM PST · by blam · 37 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 11-29-2014 | Zach Noble
    Zach Noble, The Blaze November 29, 2014Forget the Xboxes, iPhones and Tickle Me Elmos — Americans were really going crazy for guns this Black Friday, in record-setting numbers. The typical Black Friday boom in gun sales doubles the number of background checks handled by the FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS), from one per second on an average day to two per second. By Friday afternoon, that figure had reached three checks per second, CNN reported, putting 2014 on track to blow past the prior Black Friday record of 144,758 FBI-processed gun transactions in a single day. A...
  • BREAKING: Blinded Pregnant #Ferguson Protestor’s Boyfriend Tried Killing Cops With Car, Is Criminal

    11/29/2014 8:48:26 AM PST · by Enterprise · 34 replies
    gotnews.com ^ | Nov 29, 2014 | Charles C. Johnson
    The boyfriend of the pregnant, blinded Ferguson protestor tried running over Ferguson police with his car, Gotnews.com has learned. Law enforcement sources in the Ferguson police department describe the boyfriend, wanted on previous charges, as trying to hit Ferguson police officers with his car.
  • Black Mob Violence Now a Sickness

    11/26/2014 7:25:01 AM PST · by PROCON · 85 replies
    americanthinker ^ | Nov. 26, 2014 | Colin Flaherty
    Thank you, Ferguson: Thanks to you we learned that black mob violence is now a sickness -- not just a problem. And no one is sicker than the reporters who ignore, condone, excuse, and even encourage it, as we learned from the latest riot. For reporters, Mike Brown has always been a moving target: At first the Gentle Giant was cut down for no reason whatsoever. Reporters ate it up and black mob violence followed. When that fairy tale evaporated, they replaced it -- with ease. The day after the riot ,on "Morning Joe", I learned from a black reporter...
  • 3 dead, 13 wounded in weekend shootings [Sharpton doesn't care, no marches planned]

    11/24/2014 5:29:33 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 12 replies
    Fox Chicago ^ | 11/24/14
    Three men were killed and at least 13 other people have been wounded in shootings across the city since Friday evening. The most recent fatal shooting in the Ashburn neighborhood on the Southwest Side left one man dead and another wounded early Saturday.
  • Woman Who Was Sexually Assaulted And Set On Fire In Wichita Park, Dies Of Her Injuries

    11/23/2014 11:07:18 AM PST · by Q-ManRN · 23 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | November 22, 2014 | Debra Heine
    The 36-year-old mother of four had suffered severe burns over more than half her body and had cuts on her head when firefighters found her November 14, naked in a park near the Wichita State University campus. The suspect in the case, twenty-six-year-old Cornell A. McNeal, also of Wichita, was charged Friday with attempted capital murder, rape and arson. Lt. Espinoza says the charges against McNeal will now be amended to include murder. McNeal is accused of raping, beating and setting on fire a 36-year-old woman who was walking in Fairmount Park, south of Wichita State University’s main campus, about...
  • 2 Shot on Carol City High Campus: Police [No word from Sharpton or Obama]

    11/21/2014 5:24:06 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 5 replies
    NBC MIAMI ^ | 11/20/14
    One person was taken into custody after two people were shot on the campus of Carol City High School in Miami Thursday, according to Miami-Dade Police. The shooting happened around 4 p.m. Thursday afternoon and sent around 400 people who were at the school for after-school activities into lockdown. The Miami-Dade County School Board later canceled all night activities at Carol City High, Carol City Middle, and Barbara Hawkins Elementary were cancelled.
  • Senator Warns of Amnesty Backlash: “You Could See Anarchy, You Could See Violence”

    11/20/2014 10:39:59 AM PST · by blam · 50 replies
    SHTF Plan ^ | 11-20-2014 | Mac Slavo
    Mac Slavo November 20th As President Obama’s executive order providing de facto amnesty to millions by shielding them from deportation becomes official news, heated and angry responses are flaring up into all out fighting words. And that’s just from his political opposition in the media and halls of Congress: Oklahoma’s Republican Senator Tom Coburn, who is personally friends with the Obama’s but politically opposed to his immigration decree warned of the potential for violence stemming from anger against amnesty: Oklahoma Sen. Tom Coburn warns there could be not only a political firestorm but acts of civil disobedience and even violence...
  • GOP senator warns of violence after immigration order

    11/19/2014 3:39:13 PM PST · by Crazieman · 75 replies
    USA Today | 11/19/2014 | Susan Page
    USA Today Link, per stupid copyright rules
  • BREAKFAST BEATDOWN… Hungry Women TEAR UP McDONALD’S

    11/12/2014 11:49:05 AM PST · by fungoking · 124 replies
    gateway Pundit ^ | 11/12/2014 | Jim Hoft
    Two Philly women were upset when they missed the breakfast cutoff at a local McDonalds. The women tore up the place and beat a patron with a broomstick. (Warning on Language and Violence)video at page Having crawled out of bed just a bit too late, two women were recently caught on tape throwing a super-sized adult hissy-fit because they’d been told that they missed the McDonald’s breakfast time. When a man stepped in to tell the woman to relax, they went berserk. As reported by My Fox Philadelphia, the incident took place in a Philadelphia McDonald’s, where an onlooker decided...
  • Anti-Violence Activists Charged in Vicious Attack ( Pittsburgh )

    10/31/2014 9:34:40 AM PDT · by george76 · 24 replies
    KDKA ^ | Oct 30, 2014
    Two “Stop the Violence” organizers allegedly beat one of their colleagues so severely that he vomited blood and was left unconscious in critical condition. Nikole Ardeno and Emanuel Velez, both 30, accused their former roommate of stealing their property, and allegedly punched and kicked him in the street until he had seizures. Arrested moments later, Ardeno was still wearing the same “Stop the Violence” T-shirt she had on the night before when she coordinated a march protesting two recent shootings, Washington Police Chief Chris Luppino said. The victim, Joshua Magraff, also is a community organizer with the anti-violence group, and...
  • CNN Analyst Pretty Damn Sure Ferguson Will Riot if Officer Isn’t Indicted

    10/29/2014 4:17:02 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 77 replies
    Mediaite ^ | October 29, 2014 | Evan McMurry
    Ferguson police chief Thomas Jackson is or isn’t resigning or being pushed out of his job, depending on how much you believe CNN’s reporting last night (Jackson disputes all versions). But CNN law enforcement analyst Tom Fuentes said the Ferguson PD was right to stock up on riot gear anyway, as things are “going to overheat” if Officer Darren Wilson isn’t indicted and convicted for shooting unarmed teenager Michael Brown. “Whether [Jackson] resigns, or is fired, won’t matter at the end of the day if Wilson isn’t arrested, prosecuted, and jailed for shooting Michael Brown,” said Fuentes, a former FBI...
  • Sticks, Stones, and Broken Bones: The History of Anti-Catholic Violence in the U.S.

    10/12/2014 3:22:48 PM PDT · by Heart-Rest · 195 replies
    Homiletic And Pastoral Review ^ | August 11, 2014 | Fr. David J. Endres
    Sticks, Stones, and Broken Bones: The History of Anti-Catholic Violence in the U.S. We do not recall these instances of anti-Catholicism to foster more animosity or violence, but recall them as part of our history, a history that, like so many others, included the targeting of ethnic and religious groups for persecution. From left to right—Bishop John Hughes, New York, 1844; cartoon from Anti-Catholic book published by the Ku Klux Klan, 1926; Burning of St. Augustine Church, Philadelphia, 1844; Fr. James Coyle, Birmingham Alabama, murdered, 1921. You have, no doubt, heard the children’s rhyme: “Sticks and stones may break my bones...
  • Hatred and Violence: Other than oil, the Arab World doesn't produce much else.

    09/30/2014 6:48:53 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    National Review ^ | 09/30/2014 | Dennis Prager
    At least since the early part of the 20th century, aside from oil, the Arab world has produced and exported two products. It has produced essentially no technology, medicine, or anything else in the world of science. It has almost no contributions to world literature, to art, or to intellectual development. According to the most recent United Nations Arab Human Development Reports (2003–2005), written by Arab intellectuals, Greece, with a population of 11 million, annually translates five times more books from English than does the entire Arab world, population 370 million. Nor is this a new development. The total...
  • NFL, NFLPA agree to neutral arbitrator in Ray Rice's appeal

    09/29/2014 6:08:57 PM PDT · by Enterprise · 16 replies
    baltimoresun.com ^ | Sep 29, 2014 | Aaron Wilson
    Article is excerpted per Copyright List. The NFL and the NFL Players Association have agreed to a neutral arbitrator to hear the appeal for indefinitely suspended former Ravens running back Ray Rice. No hearing date or hearing officer have been determined yet, though, as talks continue between NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith and NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. Smith addressed the development in an email to NFL players this afternoon, noting that potential candidates for the arbitration have been exchanged.
  • The US Government Is Warning You To Stay Away From These Countries

    09/27/2014 9:52:01 AM PDT · by blam · 39 replies
    BI - Global Post ^ | 9-27-2014 | Simran Khosla
    Simran Khosla, GlobalPost September 27, 2014The world can be a dangerous place. Depending on where you live, you're reminded of that every time you turn on the TV or read the news. If you are citizen of the United States there's also another consistent reminder: State Department travel warnings. According to the US Passport and International Travel Office: "We issue a Travel Warning when we want you to consider very carefully whether you should go to a country at all. Examples of reasons for issuing a Travel Warning might include unstable government, civil war, ongoing intense crime or violence, or...
  • ‘Withholding Sex’ Now Considered ‘Sexual Violence’ at University of Michigan

    09/27/2014 9:49:48 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 55 replies
    National Review ^ | 09/27/2014 | Katherine Timpf
    The University of Michigan has released a list of relationship behaviors that it considers violent and abusive — including “withholding sex.” “Discounting the partner’s feelings regarding sex,” “criticizing the partner sexually,” and “having sex with other people” are also examples of “sexual violence,” according to the list. The school also offers definitions of domestic abuse. Under the section for “verbal or psychological abuse,” it states that not only is “insulting the partner” considered “abuse,” so is “ignoring the partner’s feelings.” Janet Bloomfield, social media director for A Voice for Men, explained the dangers of such broad definitions of “violence” in...
  • When Journalists Commit Domestic Violence

    09/23/2014 9:53:51 AM PDT · by buffyt · 10 replies
    American Spectator ^ | 9/23/2014 | Jeffrey Lord
    Lo and behold, it seems that the media itself has a domestic violence problem. Ten cases discovered at first Google. Which is twice as many, to be specific, as the five cases that have had the media in such a frenzy over domestic violence in the National Football League. Where are these ten cases to be found? Two cases at ESPN, with the rest spread out over affiliates of ABC, CBS, NBC and, yes, the New York Times. And there are others for television stations not affiliated with the major networks. With all this massive focus on what the Wall...
  • Ferguson mob swarms town meeting: If cop gets off, ‘ya’ll better bring every army y’all got.

    09/19/2014 7:19:32 PM PDT · by walford · 169 replies
    BizPac Review ^ | September 17, 2014 | Joe Saunders
    A raucous crowd disrupted speakers, threatened violence and accused police of murder Tuesday night as the fallout from the police shooting in Ferguson, Mo., reignited. And anyone who disagreed with the mob needed a police escort to get out. That was the scene of “democracy” as protesters apparently conceive it during a meeting of the St. Louis County Council in Clayton, Mo., as a meeting called to conduct local government descended into two hours of near chaos and mob rule, according to an account by the St. Louis Post Dispatch. The mob was on hand, of course, to “protest” the...
  • Lethal Violence in Chimps Occurs Naturally, Study Suggests

    09/17/2014 8:09:53 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 20 replies
    New York Times ^ | Sept. 17, 2014 | JAMES GORMAN
    Are chimpanzees naturally violent to one another, or has the intrusion of humans into their environment made them aggressive? A study published Wednesday in Nature is setting off a new round of debate on the issue.
  • What I Learned on the CBS NFL Pregame Show

    09/12/2014 3:35:48 PM PDT · by Dave346 · 48 replies
    The Rush Limbaugh Show ^ | September 12, 2014 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Last night was incredible. I didn't know what time the pregame stuff started on CBS. The game started at 8:30, and I thought, "Well, okay, pregame stuff will start at eight o'clock." So at about a quarter 'til eight I turned on the tube to get ready for it and I found myself in the middle of the most incredible pregame show of a football game I've ever seen. Now, remember, yesterday was 9/11. Ray Rice and Roger Goodell in the media trumped 9/11. Ray Rice and Roger Goodell trumped football. I don't know about the rest of you...
  • The Racial Violence Epidemic in Milwaukee that the Local Media Dismiss

    09/12/2014 7:54:21 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 25 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | 9-12-14 | Colin Flaherty
    Nothing is more obnoxious than calling someone a liar just because they disagree with you. Unless of course, it is true. And it is getting harder and harder to describe the recent black mob violence near Milwaukee without using the word L-word aimed directly at reporters and public officials who ignore, deny and try to wish it away. The latest case happened Saturday night in the Milwaukee suburb of Wauwatosa. Every year, they have a Tosa Fest, complete with ring tosses, pretzel booths, and this year, a free outdoor movie, Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs II. It is supposed...
  • Islam,Violence,and the Nature of God

    09/11/2014 9:23:01 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 5 replies
    Catholic World Report ^ | September 11,2014 | Dr. R. Jared Staudt
    Although the topic of violence in Islam is a controversial one, Benedict XVI placed it at the center of his treatment of our knowledge of God within his often misunderstood and misrepresented Regensburg Lecture, given eight years ago, on September 12, 2006. Put simply, false views of God’s nature can lead to religiously motivated actions, such as terrorism and violent persecution, which are contrary to the nature and will of God.
  • Rice’s Misfortune Is that His “Infraction” Was Caught on Camera

    09/11/2014 7:43:20 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/11/14 | Jerry A. Kane
    As long as players don't get caught knocking out women on camera for the world to see, they're cleared to play football in the NFL Ray Rice has become “Peck’s Bad Boy” for a deteriorating National Football League. When the first video of him dragging his unconscious fianc√©e out of an elevator appeared in July, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell slapped Rice’s wrist with a two-game suspension. Goodell went on to revise the league’s disciplinary policy regarding domestic violence to include a minimum six-game suspension or more for the first infraction and up to a lifetime ban for the second, with...
  • The NFL Is Full of Ray Rices

    09/10/2014 5:57:32 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 35 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | September 9, 2014 | Robert Silverman
    The Baltimore Raven was indefinitely suspended but even one of his teammates suited up after punching a girlfriend in the neck. So much for zero tolerance. [Snip] Ray Rice’s teammate and All-Pro linebacker Terrell Suggs has twice gotten into altercations with his then-girlfriend and current wife. In 2009, he allegedly, “threw a soap dispenser at her head, hit her in the chest with his hand, and held a bottle of bleach over her and their 1-year-old son.” In 2012, he “punched her in the neck and dragged her alongside a speeding car with their two children in the vehicle.” Unlike...