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  • Oh, So That's Why the Buffalo Shooter Wasn't Deemed Mentally Unfit

    05/21/2022 8:40:33 AM PDT · by rktman · 23 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 5/20/2022 1345 hrs edt | Matt Vespa
    The mass shooting in Buffalo, New York will dominate the news cycle a bit more. The bad economic news is just too much to ignore. Americans can and do have the ability to be horrified by this tragedy, but also worry about how they’re going to pay the bills. For mothers, the lack of baby formula has become a more pressing concern. Domestic crises will drown out the Left’s call for more gun control and the silly narrative about the existential threat we face from white nationalists. No one cares because they know the threat isn’t real. This was done...
  • San Francisco sues schools, cites high of suicidal students

    02/12/2021 7:06:21 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 15 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | February 12, 2021 | By JOCELYN GECKER
    SAN FRANCISCO - The number of suicidal children in San Francisco has hit a record high and health experts say it is clear that keeping public schools closed “is catalyzing a mental health crisis among school-aged children,” according to a lawsuit the city filed Thursday to push its school district to reopen classrooms. San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera announced last week he was taking the dramatic step of suing the city’s own school district, which has kept its classrooms closed nearly a year. In the motion filed Thursday in San Francisco Superior Court, Herrera included alarming testimony from hospitals...
  • Islamic terror suspects will be allowed home

    02/25/2019 9:53:55 PM PST · by Murtyo · 24 replies
    Ireland will take back extremists who have travelled to fight with terrorist groups like Isil, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said. While he indicated each case would have to be considered on its own merits, Mr Varadkar said this country shouldn’t expect our citizens “to be somebody else’s problem”. An estimated half-dozen Irish passport holders are believed to be still operating on behalf of Islamic State (Isil) in Syria.
  • Anthony Bourdain—What the Media Eulogies Left Out

    06/16/2018 8:07:41 AM PDT · by rktman · 111 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 6/16/2018 | Humberto Fontova
    In brief, Antony Bourdain wore his “anti-corporate hipness” on his shirtsleeve, always smirking and snarking that “evil corporations” and “crass commercialism” repelled him. But he gleefully signed on as a shameless tourism agent for the Castro-Family-and-Military Crony-Crime Syndicate, a thieving, murdering criminal-corporate empire that makes the Mafia look like Boy Scouts of America. “I will never eat in his (Donald Trump’s) restaurant. I have utter contempt for him, utter and complete contempt… I’m not going. I’m not going.” (Anthony Bourdain, Eater.)
  • The Left's Growing hatred for White People (with many sources to provide evidence)

    06/06/2017 11:29:10 AM PDT · by Cubs Fan · 64 replies
    Several, see links
    Is it paranoia or is it like the old phrase says-- its not paranoia if they are really out to get you. Here are just a handfull out of many more articles talking about the growing racism against white people from the modern left-- Berkeley students blocked white students from going through the main gates DNC candidates try to one up each other by bashing white people Professor tweets-- all he wants for Christmas is white Genocide The NSA worker who got caught leaking, a sanders supporter, tweeted "being white is terrorism" Evergreen University Declared a no white people day....
  • [Vanity] Where in the heck is HRC?

    11/09/2016 8:07:07 AM PST · by mbarker12474 · 171 replies
    Vanity/Self ^ | 9 November 2016 | [Vanity]
    [Vanity] What was up last night that she wouldn't/couldn't speak to her supporters at the Javitz Center? What is up this morning with slipping times for her to speak? Empty podium here: http://video.foxnews.com/v/2553193403001/?#sp=watch-live
  • Photographer Captures Breathtaking Wedding Photo in Yosemite, Attempting to Track Down Couple

    09/06/2016 2:19:37 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 63 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | 9/6 | Brendan Weber
    "We saw them out on the ledge as we were shooting other photos and that "Eureka!" moment just unfolded," says photographerThis wedding snapshot just might put every other couples' big day photos to shame. Photographer Mike Karas of Hawaii was simply enjoying the sunset when he says he happened to be in the right place at the right time. As a newlywed couple emerged from the shadows, Karas snapped a once-in-a-lifetime photo of the unidentified duo as they embraced on top of a cliff in Yosemite with the golden sun setting behind them. The unforgettable moment turned out to be...
  • Fort Carson soldiers evacuated from Colorado peak by helicopter

    06/03/2016 6:08:46 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 38 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 3,2016
    Defense officials told Fox News that 11 Green Berets from Fort Carson in Colorado Springs were involved in a climbing training exercise Thursday on 14,259-foot Longs Peak, but a few of them had trouble continuing. The group ended up spending the night. Rocky Mountain National Park spokesman Kyle Patterson said they're helping one another climb to the summit of Longs Peak and that rangers are helping as needed. Two soldiers got altitude sickness, and the other soldiers decided to spent the night on the mountain, 10th Special Forces group spokesman Lt. Col. Sean Ryan told ABC News. “No one is...
  • State Department report finds Iran is top state sponsor of terror

    06/02/2016 7:10:26 PM PDT · by Innovative · 33 replies
    CNN ^ | June 2, 2016 | Ryan Browne
    The State Department on Thursday released its annual report on global terrorist activity, listing Iran as the top state sponsor of terrorism and labeling ISIS "the greatest threat globally." The report also includes statistics on terrorist activity worldwide, and said 11,774 terrorist attacks in 92 countries occurred in 2015. Iran's designation and continued sponsoring of terrorism is bound to fuel criticism of the Iran nuclear deal. Critics of the deal have charged that the removal of economic sanctions would allow Iran to increase its support of terror groups.
  • Mental And Physical Toll Of Bullying Persists For Decades

    04/22/2014 8:56:25 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 39 replies
    Texas Public Radio ^ | April 19, 2014 | Linda Poon
    What doesn't kill us only makes us stronger, right? Well, not when it comes to bullying. Some may still consider bullying a harmless part of growing up, but mounting evidence suggests that the adverse effects of being bullied aren't something kids can just shake off. The psychological and physical tolls, like anxiety and depression, can follow a person into early adulthood. In fact, the damage doesn't stop there, a British study published this week in the American Journal of Psychiatry suggests. It actually lasts well into the adults' 40s and 50s. "Midlife ... is an important stage in life because...
  • Comet Makes Suicidal Plunge Into Sun (Video)

    08/21/2013 12:33:23 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 26 replies
    Space.com ^ | 8/20/13 | Mike Wall
    A small comet dove headlong toward the sun this week in a cosmic death-dive captured on camera by a spacecraft — an opening act of sorts for the highly anticipated close solar approach of another comet, Comet ISON, in a few months' time. The minuscule and apparently nameless comet was captured barreling toward our star Monday (Aug. 19) by the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) spacecraft operated by NASA and the European Space Agency. Scientists created of video of the comet's dive toward the sun using the SOHO images. The little comet failed to emerge on the other side of...
  • Near-Suicidal Immigration Policies [VDH]

    04/25/2013 7:18:48 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 7 replies
    National Review ^ | 4/25/2013 | Victor Davis Hanson
    What does it take to get deported? More than you would think. Deportation has become a near-taboo word. Yet the Boston bombings inevitably rekindle old questions about the way the U.S. admits, and at times deports, foreign nationals. Despite the Obama administration’s politically driven and cyclical claims of deporting either a lot more or a lot fewer non-citizens, no one knows how many are really being sent home — for a variety of reasons.(snip) Unless the government can assure the public that it is now enforcing immigration laws already on the books, that foreign nationals must at least avoid crime...
  • KOREA: Spectacular Theatrics Can Only Do So Much

    04/04/2013 4:22:41 PM PDT · by hamboy · 20 replies
    The Strategy Page.com ^ | April 4, 2013 | StrategyPage.com
    The mythical North Korean “Ministry of Intimidation” is working overtime to come up with new threats each day. The government is using these threats mainly to create tension inside North Korea and more support for new ruler Kim Jong Un. This is essential this time of year because the food shortages are always worst just before new crops are planted. But it’s also the time of year when it gets warmer and the days are longer. This is a big deal because of the growing electricity shortages. This sort of drama in North Korea is nothing new but it’s never...
  • Where Have You Gone, Bill Buckley?

    12/04/2012 4:02:29 AM PST · by publius1 · 15 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 12/3/12 | David Welch
    IT is a shame that William F. Buckley Jr. passed away in 2008. The conservative movement could use him — or someone like him — right now. In the 1960s, Buckley, largely through his position at the helm of National Review, displayed political courage and sanity by taking on the John Birch Society, an influential anti-Communist group whose members saw conspiracies everywhere they looked. Fast forward half a century. The modern-day Birchers are the Tea Party. By loudly espousing extreme rhetoric, yet holding untenable beliefs, they have run virtually unchallenged by the Republican leadership, aided by irresponsible radio talk-show hosts...
  • Where Have You Gone, Bill Buckley?

    12/04/2012 4:02:01 AM PST · by publius1 · 26 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 12/3/12 | David Welch
    IT is a shame that William F. Buckley Jr. passed away in 2008. The conservative movement could use him — or someone like him — right now. In the 1960s, Buckley, largely through his position at the helm of National Review, displayed political courage and sanity by taking on the John Birch Society, an influential anti-Communist group whose members saw conspiracies everywhere they looked. Fast forward half a century. The modern-day Birchers are the Tea Party. By loudly espousing extreme rhetoric, yet holding untenable beliefs, they have run virtually unchallenged by the Republican leadership, aided by irresponsible radio talk-show hosts...
  • Activist: Rejecting Beck, Evangelicals Would be 'Suicidal'

    08/23/2011 4:34:15 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 156 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 24/8/11 | David Lev
    The debate on the intentions of Glenn Beck and other Christian evangelicals rages on, and Dr. Gadi Eshel, a Land of Israel activist, told Arutz 7 Tuesday that while he did not believe that Beck's intentions were improper, rejecting the friendship of evangelicals could cause anti-Semitism. Eshel was responding to comments by Jerusalem City Council member Mina Fenton Monday, who voiced vociferous opposition to Beck's appearance in Jerusalem on Wednesday, saying that his rally was designed to encourage missionary activity. Eshel told Arutz 7 that Christians like Beck supported Israel because they were strong believers in the Bible, and not...
  • Man watches massive SWAT style raid on his house from local bar (cops call it a “well-being check”)

    05/06/2011 7:43:43 PM PDT · by The Magical Mischief Tour · 52 replies · 1+ views
    The Agitator ^ | 05/06/2011 | Dave Krueger
    Police surrounded a man’s house after one of his “friends” warned the cops that he might be suicidal. Fortunately (or unfortunately, depending on your perspective) the guy was down the street at a bar watching the whole thing on TV. The mayor is calling it a very expensive ($75,000) hoax, but the cops are still investigating: Cops are referring to this operation as a “well-being check”. They apparently take these well-being checks pretty seriously:
  • 'I'd kill myself first!' John Edwards 'suicidal' over facing jail, claim pals

    04/06/2011 10:27:44 AM PDT · by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears · 165 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | 4/6/11 | Daily Mail Reporter
    Disgraced politician John Edwards is said to be deeply depressed - to the point of being suicidal - over the prospect of a criminal trial that could end with him being jailed if found guilty. The 57-year-old former Presidential candidate reportedly told a close friend: 'I won't go to jail. I'd kill myself first!' He has lost 20lb in the last year and is a 'broken spirit,' reports the National Enquirer. According to the Enquirer, a close source said: 'I think John is suicidal. He knows that if he's indicted, prosecutors will try to get him to serve jail time...
  • 'Eyeballing' Fad has Teens Pouring Vodka into Eyes

    05/26/2010 7:34:33 AM PDT · by MissTed · 42 replies · 1,126+ views
    FoxNews ^ | 5/26/10 | Staff
    Vodka eyeballing. It’s the latest drinking fad on YouTube, and it could cause blindness. Hundreds of online videos that originated in the U.K. show teens pouring vodka directly into their eyes, straight from the bottle. The videos are getting hundreds of thousands of hits, MyFoxDC.com reported. Substance abuse expert Mike Gumbel claims kids aren’t eyeballing to get drunk faster, but do it when the effects of alcohol have already set in and impaired their judgment. Eyeballing is more of a prank than a way to become more intoxicated. “They’re not doing it to get more drunk, they’re doing it as...
  • Mosque going up in NYC building damaged on 9/11

    05/06/2010 3:26:46 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 79 replies · 1,973+ views
    breitbart.com ^ | May 6, 2010 | CRISTIAN SALAZAR
    NEW YORK (AP) - In a 13-story building, damaged by debris from the Sept. 11 airliners that brought down the World Trade Center and soon to become a mosque, some see the bridging of a cultural divide and an opportunity to serve a burgeoning, peaceful religious population. Others see a painful reminder of the religious extremism that killed their loved ones. Two Muslim organizations have partnered to open the mosque and cultural center in lower Manhattan, saying the $100 million project will create a venue for mainstream Islam and a counterbalance to radicalism. It earned a key endorsement this week...