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  • Another View -- Mike Biundo: Where is Shaheen's gas price outrage now?

    07/28/2014 4:33:56 AM PDT · by sopwith
    the union leader ^ | July 27. 2014 7:36PM | MIKE BIUNDO
    SIX YEARS AGO, Jeanne Shaheen was quick to attack then-Sen. John Sununu on the cost of gasoline. This was a time when New Hampshire consumers were paying around $4 a gallon. In television ads and on the stump, Shaheen argued that the senator deserved blame for not doing more to bring prices down. Her supporters even held protests at his offices to highlight her position. One of her supporters went so far as to dress up as a gas pump to follow Sen. Sununu around at events claiming he wasn’t doing enough to “help the middle-class” deal with fuel prices....
  • #livethewage Proves Congress Has No Idea How To Budget

    Progressive group Think Progress has been putting on a bit of poverty theater over on Twitter. If you look up #livethewage you’ll find a number of progressive Congressmen pretending to live on $77 worth of groceries for an entire week. It’s all theater, meant to shock people into supporting an increased minimum wage. Thus sardines and saltine crackers are a regular purchase, for no other reason than they’re meant to shock us. In reality, these Congressmen shock us by their inability to budget or shop sales. In one case, Rep. Barbara Lee budgeted $5 for toothpaste. My wife can buy...
  • DEEP AMERICAN THRUST IS NEARING COUTANCES, THREATENS SEVEN NAZI DIVISIONS IN NORMANDY (7/28/44)

    07/28/2014 4:29:25 AM PDT · by Homer_J_Simpson · 5 replies
    Microfilm-New York Times archives, Monterey Public Library | 7/28/44 | E.C. Daniel, Frederick Graham, Harold Denny, Drew Middleton, W.H. Lawrence, George Horne, more
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  • [Jiangbei Cathedral] Century-old church burns down in fire

    07/28/2014 4:25:54 AM PDT · by markomalley · 1 replies
    Shanghai Daily ^ | 7/28/2014
    NINGBO, July 28 (Xinhua) -- A fire destroyed one of China's oldest cathedrals in the early hours of Monday in the east China city of Ningbo, with no casualties reported, local firefighting authorities said. The fire broke out at 12:50 a.m. in the gothic-style Jiangbei Cathedral. The cathedral was built in the Jiangbei District of Ningbo,Zhejiang Province by a French bishop in 1872. More than 50 firefighters spent two hours putting out the fire, but only the frame of the main building survived, according to the firefighting division under the city's public security department. "The inside of the building is...
  • Foster Son faces murder charges

    07/28/2014 4:16:55 AM PDT · by Spartan302 · 7 replies
    NBC News ^ | 7/28/14 | Spartan 302
    On Monday morning at about 5:18 a.m. Alaska State Troopers received a phone call from a woman struggling to talk. She stated that “he” tried to burn the house down, and then the line went dead, according to Troopers. It was the last thing Mollie Ragonesi, 66, would say before collapsing and subsequently dying of a stab wound to the neck inflicted during a melee at her home between her 19-year-old foster son Kenneth Adams and Daniel Ramsey, according to court documents filed Tuesday. Following Ragonesi’s phone call, Troopers Dispatch called the telephone number back, but this time a male...
  • Gunman was offended by hospital's 'gun-free' policy

    07/28/2014 4:14:35 AM PDT · by from occupied ga
    nbcphilly ^ | 7/27/2014 | nbc philly
    NOTHING WAS GOING to stop Richard Plotts from carrying a gun. Not the law, not his felony record, not his questionable mental health and certainly not a sign. "There's evidence that he took offense to the issue that there were signs posted at Mercy Fitzgerald Health System indicating that it was a gun-free zone," Whelan said. "That's the only motive we have been able to determine at this point in time . . . he was upset about that policy." And, if not for an armed doctor and two other brave staffers who subdued him, Plotts may have claimed many...
  • Female 'separatist' posts Instagram selfie wearing 'looted mascara - and boasting about it'

    07/28/2014 4:13:03 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 2 replies
    DailyMail.co.uk ^ | 7-25-2014 | Will Stewart
    Full Title: 'Mascara from Amsterdam, or if to be precise from the field': Outrage as female 'separatist' posts Instagram selfie wearing 'looted mascara - and boasting about it' Outrage has been expressed in Russia and Ukraine over a young woman who allegedly boasted on her social media site about using looted mascara from the Malaysian air crash site. Identified as Ekaterina Parkhomenko from Torez, close to where the Boeing 777 hit the ground after being shot out of the sky, she posted a picture of a blue mascara bottle, say reports. Her Instagram account then carried two selfies taken with...
  • Mad Max: Fury Road - Comic-Con First Look [HD]

    07/28/2014 3:59:43 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 1 replies
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  • Boy Scout held at gunpoint at Canadian border

    07/28/2014 3:57:31 AM PDT · by markomalley · 7 replies
    WDTPRS ^ | 7/28/2014 | Fr. John Zuhlsdorf
    Does this sound right to you at all?  It sounds almost like a parody story, something from The Onion.  But… it isn’t.From Todd Starnes: Troop leader: Customs and Border agent held Boy Scout at gunpointA Boy Scout troop from the nation’s heartland is demanding answers and a U.S. senator is expressing outrage after a group of scouts was detained by U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents, with one child allegedly held at gunpoint.Jim Fox, the leader of the Mid-Iowa Boy Scout Troop 111, said the incident occurred earlier this month at a checkpoint along the Alaska – Canada border. The...
  • When may a felon, who is generally barred from possessing a gun, get it to break up a fight?

    07/28/2014 3:46:08 AM PDT · by right-wing agnostic · 7 replies
    The Volokh Conspiracy ^ | July 23, 2014 | Eugene Volokh
    From yesterday’s United States v. Cooney (8th Cir. July 22, 2014): As a convicted felon, [Larry] Cooney is prohibited from possessing firearms. In 2011, Cooney lived in a duplex with his fifty-year-old brother Warren Cooney (Warren) and his brother’s family. Warren had a long history of health problems, including two heart attacks. On October 27, 2011, Warren and nineteen-year-old Dwight Avance began to argue in the Cooney duplex. As the argument escalated and became physical, the two men took the fight outside, while Cooney remained within the residence. Once outside, Warren and Avance wrestled on muddy ground, near which several...
  • Girls Killed, Hurt in Attack in Thailand's South [by the Religion of Pieces]

    07/28/2014 3:45:50 AM PDT · by markomalley · 6 replies
    AP ^ | 7/28/2014
    A 12-year-old girl was killed and seven people, including two other girls, were wounded in a roadside bomb attack near an army base in Thailand's insurgency-plagued south, police said Monday. (snip) The attack came at the end of the Ramadan holy month, in which a spurt of attacks has occurred. It followed a major incident on Friday, in which a vehicle bomb exploded in a commercial district in Yala province, killing two people and wounding tens of other civilians. More than 5,000 people have been killed in Thailand's three Muslim-dominated southernmost provinces since an Islamic insurgency erupted in 2004. The...
  • Exclusive: Ohio State core class teaches Christians are dumber than atheists

    07/28/2014 3:41:00 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 12 replies
    CampusReform.org ^ | 7-24-2014 | Kaitlyn Schallhorn
    An Ohio State University (OSU) class has apparently determined another fundamental difference between Christians and atheists: their IQ points. An online quiz from the school’s Psychology 1100 class, provided to Campus Reform via tip, asked students to pick which scenario they found most likely given that “Theo has an IQ of 100 and Aine has an IQ of 125.” The correct answer? “Aine is an atheist, while Theo is a Christian.” According to a student in the class who wished to remain anonymous, the question was a part of an online homework quiz. Students were required to complete a certain...
  • Danny Dayan: Obama, Kerry Caused 'Long-Term Damage'

    07/28/2014 3:40:26 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 8 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 28/7/14 | Yaakov Levi
    Danny Dayan, head of the Council of Judea and Samaria, said Monday that asking Israel to stop its attacks on Hamas at this time was “a perversion of morality and diplomacy.” Israelis understand quite well, he said, that “they are fighting for their homes. No matter what we do the enemy will never be satisfied” without Israel's destruction. “We must continue fighting until our goals are reached.” Dayan was speaking in light of the heavy pressure being placed on Israel by US President Barack H Obama for an immediate and unconditional cease-fire. In his proposal, Obama said that the issue...
  • Obamacare Fraud: A How-To Guide [Dems wronly claim the GAO report doesn’t mean an opening for abuse]

    07/28/2014 3:38:10 AM PDT · by markomalley
    National Review ^ | 7/28/2014 | Jillian Kay Melchior
    When the Government Accountability Office reported last week that several of its investigators had successfully used fake identities and incorrect information to sign up for subsidized Obamacare coverage, Democrats reacted with skepticism. They claimed that the report didn’t necessarily signal big potential for fraud or abuse. Representative Sander Levin (D., Mich.) said: “There would be no financial windfall, as any government subsidy goes directly to insurance companies and not to the consumer seeking that insurance. In fact, people committing these frauds would be risking severe fines and possibly jail time.” And Representative Joseph Crawley, (D., N.Y.) called the report “much...
  • Rare Historical Photos

    07/28/2014 3:36:37 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 5 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 28 July 2014 | Reaganite Republican
    The first human x-ray taken by Wilhelm Roentgen in 1896: his wife's hand More at Reaganite Republican...
  • Top House Dem: Obama’s Immigration Orders are More Important than Vulnerable Dems

    07/28/2014 3:33:03 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 1 replies
    The National Review's The Corner ^ | July 25, 2014 | Joel Gehrke
    Representative Raul Grijalva (D., Ariz.) thinks that President Obama should pursue his immigration goals unilaterally, even if it hurts vulnerable Democrats in the 2014 midterms. “That’ll always be the case,” the Congressional Hispanic Caucus co-chair told National Review Online when asked if Democrats were still nervous that the border crisis had turned Obama’s expected orders into a political liability. “You’ll always have members whose political vulnerability they tie entirely to immigration,” Grijalva said. “We didn’t make progress when we were in the majority because we were being protective of those — on immigration reform — we were protecting those members....
  • Fans of Quinn and Rose Daily Discussion - Monday, July 28, 2014

    07/28/2014 3:18:32 AM PDT · by sneakers · 11 replies
    Quinn and Rose are off the air, and we await word that they are returning soon. Meanwhile, our friendly group of dedicated FReeper Q&R fans will meet in our usual spot - same time, same station - as we always have! So grab your coffee - or whatever you choose to start your day - and drop in for some political chit-chat, or just to shoot the breeze! We are all coming from - or going to - work, but we all stop in to say ‘hi!’ Feel free to join us!
  • UKRAINE: Saboteurs in Eastern Ukraine [VIDEO]

    Russian armored column in Lugansk: 2 anti-aircraft missile complex "Strela-10", 6 APCs, 6 120 mm mortars, antitank guns 2, 2 ZU-23, 1 APC, 5 MTLB. VIDEO Column of pro-Russian movement of terrorists in the city yesterday recorded Rovenky locals. According Tsenzor.NET in the column more than two dozen different pieces of heavy weapons. Residents Lysychansk. VIDEO
  • Two Americans Have Now Been Diagnosed With Ebola in Record Outbreak (more details)

    07/28/2014 3:02:10 AM PDT · by Wage Slave · 13 replies
    thedailybeast.com ^ | 7/28/14 | Kent Sepkowitz
    Seven hundred are dead in West Africa, victims of an ‘out-of-control’ outbreak—and now two American health-care workers there have contracted the disease, says a colleague. At least two Americans are now infected with the Ebola virus, part of an “out of control” outbreak that the World Health Organization is calling the worst on record.
  • Bracing for Amnesty

    07/28/2014 2:45:19 AM PDT · by markomalley · 11 replies
    Frontpage ^ | 7/28/2014 | Matthew Vadum
    Amnesty is coming — big time.Americans need to brace themselves for a huge new wave of Obama-led lawlessness because the president is planning what a top schemer in the White House calls a “very significant” executive action on immigration after the summer. Undoubtedly this means some kind of amnesty for illegal aliens is in the works over and above what Obama has already done, the Constitution and public fury notwithstanding.Obama’s “planned executive orders” would give legal status “to another 5–6 million illegal immigrants,” said Sen. Jeff Sessions, (R-Alabama). “This would effectively end immigration enforcement in America.”Leftist congressman Luis Gutiérrez (D-Ill.) boasted...
  • Pakistan: Sunni Muslim mob murders five Ahmadis for “blasphemy”

    07/28/2014 2:41:59 AM PDT · by markomalley · 3 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 7/28/2014 | Robert Spencer
    In Pakistan and elsewhere, Sunnis viciously and violently persecute Ahmadis as heretics and apostates. Yet in the West, Ahmadi spokesmen such as the venomous and supercilious Qasim Rashid and the unctuously pious Haris Zafar make a tidy living allying with their persecutors and aiding and abetting their sinister agenda by telling non-Muslim audiences what they want to hear — that Islam doesn’t actually have any of the doctrines that Sunnis invoke to persecute Ahmadis and others. And indeed, Ahmadi Islam doesn’t — but Rashid and Zafar don’t bother to mention to their marks that they represent a form of Islam...
  • How the Media Support Hamas' Efforts to Delegitimize Israel

    07/28/2014 2:37:37 AM PDT · by markomalley · 3 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 7/28/2014 | Noah Beck
    The Palestinians long ago realized that they cannot defeat Israel militarily and opted instead to delegitimize and diplomatically isolate Israel. The Palestinian Authority (PA) has approached this goal by pushing for unilateral diplomatic recognition, a strategy facilitated by its claim to represent a peaceful approach to the conflict with Israel. That claim became far less credible once the PA (1) accepted Hamas, which the U.S. State Department has designated as a terrorist group, into a unity government, and (2) more recently embraced Hamas' violent attacks. Like the PA, Hamas also seeks to delegitimize and diplomatically isolate Israel, and uses its...
  • I Played by the Rules on Immigration. Why Is the U.S. Making It So Hard for Me to Become a Doctor?

    07/28/2014 2:34:33 AM PDT · by markomalley · 18 replies
    Daily Signal ^ | 7/28/2014 | Brandon Macknofsky
    Fifteen years ago, when I was 6, my parents and I moved to the United States from Canada, where I was born. Since moving to this great country, I have attended elementary, middle and high school in Coral Springs, Fla., and I’m currently pursuing a bachelor degree in biological sciences and pre-med at Florida Atlantic University.I’m also a “non-resident alien,” meaning I was able to stay in the United States first under a visa because of my father’s job and now thanks to a student visa. But because of my status as a non-resident alien, I have paid out-of-state tuition...
  • Heather Has Three Parents – Strange and Awful Plans are Under Way in England’s In Vitro...

    07/28/2014 2:16:56 AM PDT · by markomalley · 5 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 7/28/2014 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    There’s an old saying in Latin: Omni trinum perfectum (all things are perfect in threes). It is a saying that emerges from the Trinitarian Theology but is meant somewhat playfully.  The other day, however, something was announced that definitely is not perfect in threes. A frightening piece in the BBC News describes three where there should be two, or, two’s company but three’s an unnatural crowd. Here are some excerpts from the original article along with my comments in plain red text. The full article is available here: Three’s a Crowd! A public review into the three person IVF technique has been broadly supportive, says the Department of Health. In...
  • Student Selling Letter From Obama to Pay for Tuition

    07/28/2014 2:14:14 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 6 replies
    New York Post ^ | July 28, 2014
    A formerly homeless student who wrote a letter to President Obama to share his story and get some advice is selling a handwritten response to pay off his tuition. Jesse Grainger wrote, “As a child I had big dreams of going to college and doing great things . . . I came from a small town where most people were poor, especially my mother and me. My mom adopted me when I was one day old. She raised me to believe that education was the most important thing that I could ever get. My adopted mom died when I was 13.”
  • Muslims Want To Do Another Holocaust On Christians, And They Will Succeed

    07/28/2014 2:11:28 AM PDT · by markomalley · 5 replies
    Shoebat ^ | 7/28/2014 | Theodore Shoebat
    Muslims want to do another holocaust of Christians, and they will succeed, just as they did in the Armenian Genocide, the genocide of the Assyrian Christians, the Chaldean Christians, and all of the Christians who were slaughtered by Islamic regimes. Dr. Sebastian Gorka has recently made some prudent, yet harrowing statements of truth, saying that what ISIS is doing is “a Christian version of the Holocaust and nothing less.”Christian Kaldo Oganna, who is living in Iraq, had this to say: Our people are under the threat of killing, ethnic cleansing… We are all in fear. The Jihadis are going to...
  • Good Samaritan Chases Down Brooklyn Rape Suspect

    07/28/2014 1:53:23 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 2 replies
    New York Post ^ | July 26, 2014 | Jennifer Bain and Natasha VeleZ
    A good — but badly battered — Samaritan has a fractured cheek bone, several loose teeth and seven staples in his head after helping to nab a rape suspect on the Coney Island beach. “She said, ‘That’s him! That’s him!’ ” the bludgeoned hero recounted Saturday of seeing the sobbing victim stumbling away from a lifeguard stand.
  • Why Liberals Will Try to Outlaw Spanking

    07/28/2014 1:41:21 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 5 replies
    New York Post ^ | July 26, 2014 | Kyle Smith
    Prediction: In 10 years, it’ll be illegal to spank your kids. Progressivism’s never-ending zeal to intrude into our lives, bust up families and force us all to march to its grim beat means that yesterday’s absurdity turns into today’s hot topic in lefty opinion magazines turns into tomorrow’s law.
  • Hunting Humans: The Americans Taking Immigration Into Their Own Hands

    07/28/2014 1:32:35 AM PDT · by lilyramone · 7 replies
    Newsweek ^ | July 23, 2014 | Karla Zabludovsky
    Michael Vickers’s ranch 70 miles north of the U.S.-Mexico border in Brooks County, Texas, is near a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint. Undocumented migrants trek through harsh brushland onto his property to avoid capture. An electric fence encloses the nearly 1,000 acres; at 220 volts, says Vickers, a local veterinarian and avid hunter, “it won’t kill them, but it will make them wet their pants.” Before taking a reporter on a tour of his ranch, Vickers pulls out a dozen blown-up photographs of migrants who died or have been apprehended on his property. In one, the body of a shirtless man...
  • Today's Toons 7/28/14

    07/28/2014 1:22:15 AM PDT · by pookie18 · 7 replies
    The Briefing Room ^ | 7/28/14 | pookie18
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  • Joe Torre Feels ‘Terrible’ Over Not Mentionung Steinbrenner During Former Hall of Fame Speech

    07/28/2014 1:19:41 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 4 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | July 27, 2014 | Anthony McCarron
    The former Yankees manager spoke for 28 minutes Sunday in Cooperstown, making only a passing reference to Steinbrenner. Torre immediately regretted the omission, saying that he 'missed thanking the most obvious guy in the world.'Joe Torre certainly didnÂ’t look like a guy who had just fulfilled a lifelong dream and taken his place amongst baseballÂ’s all-time greats. Just moments after finishing his Hall of Fame speech Sunday, TorreÂ’s face was ashen. He was frowning. He was crestfallen that he had blown it by not talking more about what George Steinbrenner had done for him, what The Boss had meant to...
  • GE Credit: A 'mickey mouse' company?

    07/28/2014 1:17:47 AM PDT · by topher · 7 replies
    Use of GE Credit | 28-July-2014 | vanity
    I have a credit card issued by GE credit. I have some problems because of the Mickey Mouse nature of this credit card (by GE credit). One of the several reasons for calling GE Credit a 'Mickey Mouse' outfit is the password on my account. There are so many restrictions of what you can use and the length of the password, that it makes one account vulnerable... Since GE was founded by a Robber Baron maybe it is easier to 'rob from people's accounts directly. After all, why not honor the legacy of J.P. Morgan... I did complain to my...
  • Palin: More Americans Will Support Impeachment if Obama Lawlessly Enacts Another Executive Amnesty

    07/28/2014 1:06:04 AM PDT · by lilyramone · 9 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 27, 2014 | Tony Lee
    Americans will favor impeachment once they realize what "impeachable offenses" really are and if President Barack Obama lawlessly grants more temporary amnesty and work permits to millions of more illegal immigrant adults via executive fiat. Palin, who first called for Obama to be impeached on the pages of Breitbart News, referenced a CNN poll that found that one-third of Americans favored impeachment in a recent CNN poll, including a majority of Republicans, weeks after she did, and said that is a "huge number – especially considering how misconstrued the issue is when relying on media to explain impeachment." But Palin...
  • Boko Haram Islamists Kidnap Deputy PM’s Wife in Cameroon

    07/28/2014 12:57:34 AM PDT · by lilyramone
    Gateway Pundit/The Guardian reporting ^ | July 27, 2014 | Jim Hoft
    The wife of Cameroon’s vice-prime minister was kidnapped and at least three people were killed in an attack by Boko Haram militants in the northern town of Kolofata on Sunday, Cameroon officials said. A local religious leader, or lamido, named Seini Boukar Lamine, who is also the town’s mayor, was kidnapped in a separate attack on his home. There was no immediate claim of responsibility. Boko Haram, the Nigerian Islamist militant group, has stepped up cross-border incursions into Cameroon in recent weeks as the country has deployed troops to the region, joining international efforts to combat the militants.
  • Apple, Inc's double digit U.S. Mac growth contradicts IDC & Gartner reports of a Mac sales slump

    07/28/2014 12:57:00 AM PDT · by Swordmaker · 1 replies
    Apple Insider ^ | July 26, 2014 | Daniel Eran Dilger
    Apple, Inc's double digit U.S. Mac growth contradicts IDC & Gartner reports of a Mac sales slump By Daniel Eran Dilger Apple reported "strong double digit growth" in its Mac sales in the U.S., directly contradicting the earlier estimates published by IDC and Gartner that stated Apple's U.S. Mac sales fell year-over-year in the June quarter and calling into question the legitimacy of market estimates that the tech media uncritically presents as factual. Earlier this month, IDC (above) reported that Apple's U.S. Mac unit sales in Q2 (Apple's fiscal Q3, the quarter ending in June) fell by 1.7 percent, while...
  • Texas Guard troops don't get arrest powers at border -- yet

    07/28/2014 12:55:37 AM PDT · by South40 · 7 replies
    LATimes ^ | 7/27/2014 | MOLLY HENNESSY-FISKE
    When Texas Gov. Rick Perry called on President Obama last month to deploy federal troops to help quell the surge of immigrants crossing the border illegally, he urged the president to give the troops “arrest powers to support Border Patrol operations.” Last week, Perry announced that he was activating 1,000 National Guard troops in response to the border crisis in the Rio Grande Valley. Because the troops were deployed by Perry and not federal officials, experts said Perry can allow them to make arrests and apprehensions. But will he?
  • Islamic bank struggle in Philippines

    07/28/2014 12:16:33 AM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 3 replies
    The Rakyat Post ^ | 7-28-2014
    A peace plan, a lifting of foreign ownership limits and the drafting of new Islamic banking rules in the Philippines could help breathe new life into one of the world’s oldest Islamic finance institutions. Since 1974, Makati-based Al Amanah Islamic Investment Bank has been the only lender in the country offering financial products that obey religious principles such as a ban on interest and gambling. But while Islamic banks around the globe enjoy rapid growth rates and bumper profits, Al Amanah has failed to post a profit for years, and was ultimately forced to offer conventional banking products just to...
  • America's most hipster cities

    07/28/2014 12:09:01 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    Thrillist ^ | November 7, 2013 | Jimmy Im
    While New Yorkers like to think of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, as the epicenter of the American hipster, it's hardly the only place in the country where vegan, handlebar-mustachioed trustafarians ride their single-speeds to nanobreweries inside organic farm-to-table restaurants inside abandoned artist lofts tricked out with rooftop gardens where they grow only kale. Pretty much any US city, short of maybe Birmingham, AL, has some elements/neighborhoods of hipster culture at this point (you really just need a fixed-gear bike shop, right?), but these 10 cities are vying for the title of hipster-est. Behind Williamsburg, of course....
  • Hamas: Refusal of humanitarian truce during Eid al-Fitr is disrespectful to Muslims

    07/27/2014 11:48:01 PM PDT · by ScaniaBoy · 10 replies
    YnetNews.com ^ | 28 July 2014 | Roi Kais
    Hamas spokesperson Sami Abu Zuhri addressed the fighting continuation in Gaza during the ending of the Ramadan fast and said that "the occupier still refuses to any humanitarian lull related to Eid al-Fitr which shows its disrespect for the Muslims and their religious rituals".
  • Menstrual Activism

    07/27/2014 11:12:09 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 48 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 7-28-2014 | Mike Adams
    In the fall of 2011, Breanne Fahs, an Arizona State University (ASU) Women’s and Gender Studies professor, taught a course called “Psychology of Gender.” As a part of the course, Fahs asked students to break into groups and engage in what she termed "menstrual activism." More specifically, students were asked to choose some aspect of cultural attitudes toward menstruation that they wanted to "improve." Before you continue reading this column, please know that I'm not making this up and I'm not hallucinating. I stopped dropping acid in the late 1980s. Some of you may be wondering what kinds of "cultural...
  • TCA: CBS’ ‘Madam Secretary’ Sprang From Hillary Clinton And Benghazi, Exec Producer Says

    07/27/2014 11:12:00 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies
    Deadline Hollywood ^ | July 17, 2014 | Lisa De Moraes, TV Columnist
    CBS‘ new drama series Madam Secretary, in which Tea Leoni plays the Secretary of State, came about because of Hillary Clinton and Benghazi, exec producer Lori McCreary told TV critics today at TCA Summer TV Press Tour 2014. McCreary said she and Morgan Freeman had lunch with CBS Entertainment chairman Nina Tassler about producing a scripted series for the network, after which, McCreary says, they set about “trying to come up with a great character…And then, guess what happened — the Benghazi hearings,” McCreary said. They went back to Tassler with the idea of a series about what it’s like...
  • Did the Oklahoma City bomber have another accomplice?

    07/27/2014 10:55:16 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 21 replies
    One man's quest to explain his brother's mysterious jail cell death 19 years ago has rekindled long-dormant questions about whether others were involved in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing. What some consider a far-flung conspiracy theory will be at the forefront during a trial set to begin Monday in Salt Lake City. The Freedom of Information Act lawsuit was brought by Salt Lake City attorney Jesse Trentadue against the FBI. He says the agency won't release security camera videos that show a second person was with Timothy McVeigh when he parked a truck outside the Oklahoma City federal building and...
  • Iraqi Kurds: A nation in waiting

    07/27/2014 10:51:36 PM PDT · by Rabin · 8 replies
    Stars and Stripes ^ | July 27, 2014 | Slobodan Lekic
    The Kurdish region of Iraq and Turkey, border Iran, and Syria. Kurds have a well developed, effective government, parliament and security force. The region has had nearly total independence since Iraq's defeat in the 1991 Gulf War. // Snipp // Largely corrupted remnants of U.S.-trained Iraqi Army, crumbled under the Saudi-wahhabi push East. Peshmerga recovered strategic northern positions, including suburbs of now, wahhab dominated City Mosul. //Snipp// Many Kurdish Iraqi leaders believe ever blossoming federal cronyism, and recently demonstrated national defense atrophy, lay bare a chronic Humpty Dumptyism. The Nation may best function as a Republic. “I don’t think Iraq...
  • Liberal Media Panel Blames Ted Cruz, American People for Harry Reid’s Do-Nothing Leadership

    07/27/2014 10:43:54 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    The National Review's The Corner ^ | July 27, 2014 | Tim Cavanaugh
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK)Why has the Senate been unable to pass anything? According to an extraordinary panel of mainstream media personalities, it’s the fault of Republicans, or of the American people. On a Sunday discussion on NBC’s Meet the Press, host David Gregory railed against the “Do-Nothing Congress” and played a brief clip of Texas Republican Senator Ted Cruz pointing out that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, who controls the Senate agenda, is the logical person to hold accountable for stalled activities in the World’s Greatest Deliberative Body. Though the Cruz clip (which Meet the Press had been advertising for several days) came...
  • Fire Chris Wallace

    07/27/2014 10:41:29 PM PDT · by LtKerst · 33 replies
    myself | 7-27-2014 | LtKerst
    Why Is Chris Wallace on Fox?
  • UN Security Council calls for Gaza cease-fire [barf]

    07/27/2014 10:30:31 PM PDT · by upchuck · 18 replies
    Yahoo/Ass Press ^ | July 28, 2014 | EDITH M. LEDERER
    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council called for "an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire" in the Gaza war between Israel and Hamas at an emergency meeting just after midnight Monday morning. The council met as Muslims started celebrating the Eid al-Fitr holiday marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan. The pressure for a cease-fire followed new attacks launched by Israel and Hamas on Sunday despite going back and forth over proposals for another temporary halt to nearly three weeks of fighting. A 12-hour lull Saturday, agreed to by both sides following intense U.S. and United Nations...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 07-28-14

    07/27/2014 9:50:07 PM PDT · by Salvation · 17 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 07-28-14 | Revised New American Bible
    July 28, 2014Monday of the Seventeenth Week in Ordinary Time   Reading 1 Jer 13:1-11 The LORD said to me: Go buy yourself a linen loincloth;wear it on your loins, but do not put it in water.I bought the loincloth, as the LORD commanded, and put it on.A second time the word of the LORD came to me thus:Take the loincloth which you bought and are wearing,and go now to the Parath;there hide it in a cleft of the rock.Obedient to the LORD’s command, I went to the Parathand buried the loincloth.After a long interval, the LORD said to...
  • 'Freedom Flotilla II' set to sail for Gaza from Turkey (With Turkish military protection)

    07/27/2014 9:23:57 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 54 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 7/28/2014 | Jerusalem Post
    Amid Israel’s Operation Protective Edge to stop Hamas attacks from Gaza, a “Freedom Flotilla” is being organized in Turkey to bring humanitarian aid to the Hamas-controlled Palestinian coastal enclave with the protection of the Turkish military, according to an unconfirmed media report. The flotilla, called “Freedom Flotilla II,” is being organized by the Turkish Humanitarian Relief Foundation (IHH), the same organization that was behind the Mavi Marmara flotilla that sought to break Israel’s blockade of the Gaza Strip in May 2010. Israel Navy commandos boarded the ship, were attacked, and killed nine of the attackers.
  • Voice of America: Global Jihad Funded by Saudis, Kuwaitis and Qataris

    07/27/2014 9:16:23 PM PDT · by LSUfan · 20 replies
    Shariah Finance Watch ^ | 24 July 14 | Unknown
    The Voice of America has just published a report implicating wealthy Saudis, Kuwaitis and Qataris in the funding of global jihad. The report also points out the role played by Islamic charities in the financing of Jihad.
  • Mosab Hassan Yousef (Son of Hamas Founder) tells the truth about Hamas.

    07/27/2014 9:12:47 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 15 replies
    Youtube ^ | Youtube
    Video Link here