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  • US cities erupt in more violence amid threats from Trump (It's All Trump's Fault!)

    06/02/2020 8:09:15 AM PDT · by yardboyd · 25 replies
    WASHINGTON (AP) — American cities erupted in violence and destruction in a seventh straight night of unrest, with several police officers shot or run over, amid boasts and threats from President Donald Trump to send in troops to “dominate the streets.” In New York, nonviolent protests Monday night were punctuated by people smashing shop windows near Rockefeller Center and breaching the doors of Macy’s flagship store on 34th Street, littering the pavement with broken glass. A vehicle plowed through a group of law enforcement officers at a demonstration in Buffalo, injuring at least two. Demonstrations also broke out in such...
  • Poll: 8-in-10 gun owners 'ready to kill' if threatened

    11/03/2017 11:39:14 AM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 106 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 11/03/2017 | Paul Bedard
    With gun ownership on the rise and the numbers of those with concealed carry permits exploding, a new poll shows that Americans are ready to use those weapons if threatened.In a survey for, 78 percent said that they are mentally and physically prepared to kill an intruder. And even those armed with less lethal weapons, such as pepper spray or a golf club, would kill if they had to.    Some 44 percent of homes have a gun, according to the Pew Research Center.The thrust of the survey was to see how well prepared Americans are to handle an...
  • Clinton ‘still ready’ to be president

    11/02/2017 12:29:17 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 79 replies
    The Hill ^ | Mallory Shellbourne
    Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton said late Wednesday that she is “still ready” to be president of the United States. Clinton made the comments during an appearance on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show” after host Trevor Noah displayed several clips of conservative pundits, including Fox News's Sean Hannity, mistakenly referring to her as president. “I’ve noticed this seems to be a theme with them, yes,” Clinton said, referring to the pundits. “And I can only say, if they want to make that world a reality, I’m still ready,” she said. Clinton has been hitting the speaking and television circuit...
  • China Reportedly Tells Troops To Be Ready For A Fight In Korea

    04/13/2017 11:25:00 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 29 replies
    Dail Caller ^ | 04/13/17 | RYAN PICKRELL
    China has reportedly put its military on alert for a possible crisis in Korea. Beijing is calling for calm, but the situation on the peninsula is extremely tense. Evidence suggests that North Korea may be preparing for a sixth nuclear test, and President Donald Trump’s posture in the wake of the recent strikes on Syria has the Chinese concerned. The USS Carl Vinson, accompanied by several guided-missile destroyers and cruisers, is on its way to Korea. “If Pyongyang conducts its sixth nuclear test in the near future, the possibility of US military action against it will be higher than ever,”...
  • Iranian Revolutionary Guards Commander Admits to Having Terror Cells Situated and Ready to Strike

    02/27/2017 7:53:11 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 23 replies
    GP ^ | 02/26/17 | Jim Hoft
     A recent video posted this week shows Islamic Republic strategist, Hassan Abbassi, discussing the destructive potential of Iran’s hidden army within the US. The Iranian Revolutionary Guards Commander Abbassi admitted to having terror cells situation and ready to strike in the United States. Abbassi: I’ll be brief. We have two million Iranians there. Be certain that I will raise a guerilla army from amongst them against you. You know this well. Look how vulnerable you were on 9-11 when four Arabs who don’t know how to fight managed to endanger your foundations.
  • The Latest: Obama revives "Fired up, ready to go"

    11/07/2016 3:00:26 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 26 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 11/7/16 | AP
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign (all times EDT): ___ 5:41 p.m. President Barack Obama is reviving his own campaign call-and-response of "Fired up, ready to go" at a rally for Hillary Clinton. Obama is getting nostalgic at his rally in Durham, New Hampshire, as he tells the story of how the chant came about in 2008. He says when he started running he was just a "skinny guy with a funny name." Obama says a woman in a church hat in the back of a room at an obscure campaign event randomly started the chant,...
  • Beijing ready to confront Washington if it intervenes in S.China Sea dispute

    07/05/2016 12:15:01 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 15 replies
    RT ^ | 07/05/16
    Beijing must prepare to make the US “pay a cost it can’t stand” if it intervenes in the South China Sea dispute by force, a state newspaper editorial has warned, days before a court at The Hague rules on the territorial row between China and the Philippines. The American military build-up in the South China Sea, including the deployment of two carrier strike groups, comes in defiance of China’s vital interests and represents “a direct threat to national security,” the state-run Global Times said in strongly-worded editorials in its Chinese and English editions on Tuesday.  Beijing should accelerate developing its...
  • Muhammad Ali in 'Grave Condition' in Phoenix Hospital

    06/03/2016 7:02:59 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 106 replies
    Muhammad Ali is in "grave condition" in a Phoenix-area hospital, a well-informed source tells NBC News, as the boxing legend continues to battle a respiratory condition. The 74-year-old former heavyweight champion's family has gathered by his bedside just a day after he had been hospitalized in what spokesman Bob Gunnell said Thursday was to be a "brief" stay.
  • Obama 'Ready to Meet with Netanyahu'

    09/10/2015 8:22:08 PM PDT · by Nachum · 61 replies
    inn ^ | 9/10/15 | Ben Ariel
    President Barack Obama on Thursday spoke to American rabbis in a pre-Rosh Hashanah phone call, and told them that security talks with Israel had resumed and he hoped to meet with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu by early next month, The Forward reports. In his annual pre-High Holidays call to the rabbis, Obama said that he was ready to meet with Netanyahu during the United Nations General Assembly opening session, which starts next week and runs through October 6. “Our consultations have already begun with Israeli military and intelligence officials,” Obama said, according to The Forward. “My hope is to have...
  • Ready for Hillary’s Running Mate? (No, REally. Seriesly. Beelzabubba)

    05/02/2014 9:05:34 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 36 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | 5/2/14 | Jeff Greenfield - The daily beast
    Hillary Clinton’s running mate. The ideal candidate would be someone clearly equipped by experience to handle the presidency at a moment’s notice, and who was held in high esteem by the public; maybe even someone who exemplified a time when Americans felt better about their country’s prospects. By that measure, there is at first glance one obvious choice: Bill Clinton. He would be by far the most clearly qualified candidate for the job. More than two-thirds of Americans look on him favorably, and last year, 55 percent told Gallup they saw Clinton as an outstanding or above-average president.
  • Get Ready for One-Party Rule If GOP Wins the Senate (reaction to Mitch McConnell floor speech)

    01/16/2014 9:31:42 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 36 replies
    The Fiscal Times ^ | 1/16/14 | Eric Pianin
    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell delivered an extraordinary floor speech last week in which he essentially auditioned for the job of Majority Leader – the one currently held by Democrat Harry Reid of Nevada. For 40 minutes, the Kentucky Republican who is up for reelection this year railed against Reid and the Democratic majority for a take-it-or-leave it brand of governance akin to a “permanent sort of shirts-against-skins contest.” McConnell outlined three main reforms the Republicans would adopt if they were to win control of the Senate in November: allowing a “more robust” committee process, permitting more amendments on the...
  • Canada PM Ready to Introduce New Carbon-Emission Rules for Keystone Approval -- Report

    09/07/2013 8:40:04 PM PDT · by Lonely Bull · 9 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | September 6, 2013 | Paul Vieira
    OTTAWA--Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has told U.S. President Barack Obama that he's ready to work on joint plan between the two countries to reduce carbon emissions in the energy sector in an effort to secure approval of the Keystone XL pipeline project, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. reported Friday. The CBC, citing unnamed sources, said Mr. Harper wrote to Mr. Obama in late August, signaling he is ready to accept carbon-reduction targets proposed by the U.S. and prepared to work with the White House to address concerns raised about Keystone and its impact on greenhouse-gas emissions. A spokesman for Mr....
  • Navy ready to launch first strike on Syria [The Clown & Cameron Pretend to be Tough]

    08/25/2013 3:46:24 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 204 replies
    UK Telegraph ^ | 8/25/13 | Tim Ross and Ben Farmer
    Britain is planning to join forces with America and launch military action against Syria within days in response to the gas attack believed to have been carried out by President Bashar al-Assad’s forces against his own people.
  • Blessing of a Child in the Womb Ready for Use

    05/10/2012 6:34:00 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 4 replies
    Considered an Effective Witness to the Sanctity of Human LifeWASHINGTON, D.C., MAY 9, 2012 ( Following Vatican approval, the “Rite for the Blessing of a Child in the Womb” is now available for use by dioceses in the United States. The text of the blessing in English and Spanish is posted online and is being published as a booklet addendum to the Book of Blessings/Bendicional. The blessing will be included in future editions of those liturgical volumes. “We hope the use of this blessing will provide not only support and God’s blessing for expectant parents and their child in the...
  • The war book is ready (Israel prepares for war)

    08/27/2011 11:37:52 PM PDT · by Nachum · 15 replies
    Israel Matzav ^ | 8/27/11 | staff
    YNet reports that we were a lot closer to war last weekend than most Israelis realize. The war book is ready. When Defense Minister Ehud Barak arrived at the Defense Ministry Headquarters’ meeting room last Saturday, a thick war book titled “Operation South” was already awaiting his approval on his desk. In those hours, Israel was on the verge of embarking on war in the Gaza Strip. The book did not pertain to a limited operation. The selected targets would have certainly prompted a major flare-up, including difficult regional implications. Just like in Operation Cast Lead, the political leadership granted...
  • Is Bolton Ready to Run?

    08/11/2011 11:55:25 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 23 replies
    Aug 10, 2011 - 4:05 - Former U.N. ambassador on why he might enter 2012 race
  • Iran unveils "ready" underground missile silos

    06/27/2011 12:53:25 PM PDT · by Nachum · 10 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 6/27/11 | Staff
    Tehran, Iran - Iran on Monday unveiled underground missile silos for the first time as it kicked off 10 days of large-scale war games, the country's latest show of military force amid a standoff with the West over its disputed nuclear program. State TV broadcast footage of deep underground silos, claiming that medium- and long-range missiles stored in them are ready to launch in case of an attack on Iran. The sites are widely viewed as a strategic asset for Iran to launch a strike in the event of a U.S. or Israeli attack on its nuclear facilities. (Snip) An
  • Let go of your life let me(Jesus) live in you !

    05/22/2011 5:14:06 PM PDT · by Jedediah · 10 replies
    Let go of your life , let me live in you , See what I can do , I AM your helper , your friend , in a time of need , I give my life to you ! Let go of your life says the Lord , I can give you so much more ! ! ! In dreams and visions I will call you , Revelation will flood through you , And My Wisdom , My Spirit , will guide you in the Truth , Give your life to me says the Lord , Give your life to...
  • Video: Are you ready for “E.T.” — the sequel?

    02/23/2011 7:27:55 PM PST · by Nachum · 10 replies
    hot air ^ | 2/23/11 | Allahpundit
    To cleanse the palate, the science fiction event of a lifetime. Alas, if only it were real. This is a fake — a slickly produced fake, to be sure, replete with clever editing and enough gags to make it a bona fide viral video phenomenon, but still a fake. I promise, though, that you’ll enjoy it anyway, either as a straightforward rendering of what an inevitably crappy “E.T.” sequel would look like or as a broader parody of Hollywood’s paint-by-numbers “evil aliens” genre. Why, there’s even an Obama cameo! Although, admittedly, that part doesn’t ring true: He sounds pretty resolute...
  • US not ready for Arctic oil drilling: officials

    02/07/2011 5:13:49 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 13 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 2/7/11 | Karin Zeitvogel - AFP
    WASHINGTON (AFP) – The United States is ill-equipped to deal with a major oil catastrophe in Alaska, the Coast Guard admiral who led the US response to the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill and others warn. Only one of the US Coast Guard's three ice breakers is operational and would be available to respond to a disaster off Alaska's northern coast, which is icebound for much of the year, retired admiral Thad Allen told reporters this week. Former Alaska lieutenant governor Fran Ulmer said that before drilling in the Arctic, the United States must "invest in the Coast Guard."...