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  • WH News Conference at 1:00

    03/23/2018 9:38:24 AM PDT · by backspace · 17 replies
    Donald J. Trump ‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump 6m6 minutes ago News conference at the White House concerning the Omnibus Spending Bill. 1:00 P.M. 30 replies 20 retweets 113 likes
  • Bill Hybels Accused of Multiple Accounts of Sexual Misconduct

    03/23/2018 9:32:55 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 2 replies ^ | March 22, 2018 | Megan Briggs
    Until today, perhaps the most national news-worthy thing Bill Hybels has done is announce his eventual retirement from being the lead pastor Willow Creek Church, a transition which he has planned meticulously. That all changed, though, when the Chicago Tribune published a story about allegations of sexual misconduct leveled at Hybels by prominent current and former leaders at Willow Creek. Hybels has said he believes those making the claims against him have “colluded” against him in an effort to discredit his ministry. According to the Tribune, which conducted an investigation into the allegations, the claims of misconduct are numerous. “The...
  • Mary, Queen of Scots, was 'adulteress, liar and murderer'

    03/23/2018 9:26:58 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 16 replies
    InticWeb ^ | February 8, 2018 | unattributed
    Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots, was a lying adulteress who plotted with her lover to murder her husband, an intriguing new study claims. The analysis by Lesley Smith, a medical historian, claims that Mary lied about being raped to explain her pregnancy and justify her third marriage after her second husband, Lord Darnley, was strangled in Edinburgh... Her beauty and sexual attractiveness -- at 5ft 11in, Mary was about a foot taller than the average woman -- gave her cousin Elizabeth I all the more reason to eventually execute her for treason in 1587, Ms Smith said. "All in all,...
  • I Delight To Do Thy Will...Messianic Palms pt 1

    Sacrifice and offering thou didst not desire; mine ears hast thou opened: burnt offering and sin offering hast thou not required. Then said I, Lo, I come: in the volume of the book it is written of me, I delight to do thy will, O my God: yea, thy law is within my heart.(Psalm 40:6-8)The Psalms of the Bible, can only be fully appreciated when one realizes that they are the prayers not only of Israel, but of Israel’s Messiah. The Messiah is in the psalms, he is predicted there, his prayers, worship, thoughts, hopes, are recorded in this prayer-book...
  • Obituary - Caroline Chojecki, analyst at Bletchley Park

    03/23/2018 9:19:40 AM PDT · by Captain Peter Blood · 5 replies
    The Herald ^ | 03-23-2018 | BILL HEANEY
    Analyst at Bletchley Park Born: November 11, 1920; Died: September 24, 2017 CAROLINE Chojecki, who has died aged 96, was a Second World War intelligence analyst who played a key role at the Bletchley Park codebreaking centre, reorganising its database and undertaking research into the possible range of Germany’s newest submarines. Later, she worked at the Soviet Studies Research Centre, which was established at Sandhurst in the 1970s to assess threats from the Soviet bloc.
  • Hip cafe chain staffed by workers with Down syndrome opens in Paris

    03/23/2018 9:17:46 AM PDT · by Salman · 12 replies
    The Local (France) ^ | 23 March 2018 | AFP
    It is a hip-looking cafe like any other in central Paris, thronged with lunchtime diners. Except that Joyeux has a little something extra - many of its cooks and waiters have one more chromosome. The coffee shop is the latest in a chain of lunch joints springing up across France staffed by people with Down syndrome, autism and other cognitive disabilities. "Joyeux" means joyous and owner Yann Bucaille Lanzerac said he plans to spread the joy to at least four more outlets across France giving disabled people the chance to show what they can do and earn a living. Foodie...
  • Authoritarianism for Me but Not for Thee

    03/23/2018 9:09:21 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies ^ | March 23, 2018 | David Limbaugh
    It's funny how projection works. These hysterical Democrats calling for President Trump's impeachment because of his dastardly "authoritarian tendencies" are the ones with authoritarian tendencies. I'll bet you didn't know that the president commits an impeachable offense if his political opponents harbor an irrational fear that he has authoritarian tendencies -- whether or not he has acted outside the scope of his constitutional authority, flouted the rule of law or done anything else that could be remotely construed as a high crime or misdemeanor. I didn't, either. But doesn't it bother you just a little bit that the very people...
  • Rush Limbaugh Show,M-F,12NOONPM-3PM,EDT,"Open Line Fridays",WOR AM,March 23,2018

    03/23/2018 9:08:40 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 9 replies
    The EIB Network ^ | March 23, 201i | Rush Limbaugh
    Good Morning/Afternoon, MEGARushStartsWithSayingPresidentTrumpShouldVETOTHISBILLDITTOS!
  • Craigslist drops personal ads due to sex trafficking bill

    03/23/2018 9:04:27 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 34 replies ^ | March 23, 2018 | 9:53am | Updated | By Lia Eustachewich
    Craigslist has yanked its personal ads section in the wake of an anti-online sex trafficking bill that passed in Congress this week. The Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act, or FOSTA, makes websites criminally liable for content that its users post, including prostitution ads and sex-trafficking content. Craigslist — whose personals include bawdy categories such as casual encounters — said it pulled ads because it wasn’t worth running afoul of the new law. “Any tool or service can be misused,” the website said in a statement. “We can’t take such risk without jeopardizing all our other...
  • Robber shot, killed at Arnold, MO pawn shop

    03/23/2018 9:04:17 AM PDT · by MCF · 13 replies
    Fox 2 News ^ | March 22, 2018 | Katherine Hessel and Kevin S. Held
    ARNOLD, Mo. - An employee at a pawn shop in Arnold shot and killed a would-be robber Thursday afternoon..
  • Is Your Spiritual Life Like a Sailboat or a Motorboat?

    03/23/2018 9:02:58 AM PDT · by Salvation · 5 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 03-22-18 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    Is Your Spiritual Life Like a Sailboat or a Motorboat? Msgr. Charles Pope • March 22, 2018 • When I was about 10 years old I took some sailing lessons and then did so again when I was in my early 30s. Sailing involves a kind of romancing of the wind, wherein one observes it and then adapts to it, wooing it, learning its moves, its vicissitudes, its often subtle and changing signs.Oh, for the great times when the wind was with us! Catching the wind, the boat would speed along making a slick sound in the water. Oh,...
  • America Prayer Vigil - 3/23/18

    03/23/2018 8:50:44 AM PDT · by Hiskid · 12 replies
    3/23/18 | Hiskid
    Join with fellow FREEPERS to pray for PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP/VICE PRESIDENT MIKE PENCE and AMERICA: Government, Family, Military, Business, Education, Churches, and the Media. This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. 1 JOHN 5:14 Religion Forum threads labeled "Prayer" are closed to debate of any kind.
  • NYC firefighter dies battling blaze on set of Bruce Willis, Edward Norton film 'Motherless Brooklyn'

    03/23/2018 8:48:36 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 8 replies
    Fox News ^ | March 23, 2018 | Gregg Re, Sasha Savitsky
    One New York City firefighter has died and two have been seriously injured battling a blaze that broke out late Thursday on a film set in upper Manhattan, authorities said. The deceased firefighter was Michael Davidson, 37, authorities said. The 15-year department veteran, who had reportedly been cited for bravery four times, leaves behind his wife and four daughters.
  • The Leak That McCabe Once Investigated Sessions is an Irrelevant Deflection

    03/23/2018 8:45:10 AM PDT · by lowbuck · 5 replies
    Townhall ^ | 23 March 2018 | Guy Benson
    Having covered former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe's effective suspension and subsequent firing, I'd like to quickly weigh in on this week's ABC News report that McCabe had once led an investigation into Sessions over apparent misstatements about his interactions with Russian officials during the campaign. Katie already noted that McCabe evidently launched that probe at the behest of Democratic lawmakers, which is an intriguing angle to the story. But in my mind, there are three major reasons why this "revelation" does not matter, setting aside the strong likelihood that this story was obviously planted in an attempt to discredit...
  • Trump threatens to veto omnibus bill because it does not address DACA recipients, fully fund...

    03/23/2018 8:41:35 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 76 replies
    The Washington Compost ^ | March 23 at 11:20 AM | John Wagner and Mike DeBonis
    [ FULL TITLE ] [ Trump threatens to veto omnibus bill because it does not address DACA recipients, fully fund border wall ] President Trump said he might veto the sweeping $1.3 trillion spending bill passed early Friday — a move that likely would lead to a government shutdown — because it does nothing to address the fate of young undocumented immigrants and does not fully fund his border wall. In a Friday morning tweet, Trump said that those protected from deportation by the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program have been “totally abandoned” by Congress, and he...
  • To Tariff or Not to Tariff? Trump's Answer

    03/23/2018 8:30:50 AM PDT · by WWII_Historian · 8 replies
    American Thinker ^ | March 23, 2018 | Gary Gindler
    Why did China and other countries act contrary to the theory of Friedman? Because Friedman's arguments, unfortunately, are correct only when all other variables in economic equations remain unchanged. Trump had changed the overall conditions of the economic game. On the one hand, Trump raises taxes for companies outside America (tariffs), and on the other hand, he reduces domestic taxes for companies in America. Let me remind you that thanks to Trump, now corporate income tax in America has been reduced from 35% to 21%. Also, the lion's share of bureaucratic barriers to business development, set by Obama, are canceled...
  • When Islamic militants move in, sometimes you have to grab a shotgun

    03/23/2018 8:29:43 AM PDT · by Simon Green · 10 replies ^ | 03/23/18 | Chris Egar
    From the West African country of Mali comes a story of an isolated village where the locals have banded together to fight off terrorists with whatever they have. Mali has been in the midst of a low-key war since 2012 that started off with Tuareg rebels fighting the government and transitioned to an international effort led by a 4,000-strong French military force (the country was a French colony until 1960) squaring off with a trio of wannabe Al-Qaeda jihadist groups in an ongoing asymmetric war pitting Western airpower against increasingly aggressive militants. However, according to the above report from France24,...
  • Oregon Initiative Seeks To Ban Semiautomatic Rifles, Mandate Current Owners To Turn Them Over

    03/23/2018 8:28:01 AM PDT · by rktman · 48 replies ^ | 3/22/2018 | Matt Vespa
    In Oregon, a new initiative from a religious group is taking it a step forward. They want to ban any semiautomatic rifle with a detachable magazine, and that can hold more than ten rounds. They also want current owners of these firearms, law-abiding Americans, to take them out of the state, register them, sell it to a FFL dealer, destroy it, or turn them over. That’s right, folks—full-blown gun confiscation. Right now, the anti-gun church group is collecting signatures. The hope is that they fall short (via KGW8):
  • Vanity - POTUS, Veto that 1.3 Trillion Dollar Budget..right now!!! Then fire Ryan/McConnell.

    03/23/2018 8:25:22 AM PDT · by JLAGRAYFOX · 58 replies
    It's either Yes or No, Mr. POTUS, Donald J. Trump. Sir, you are the human being in this God's world put there by the American people to save this once magnificent Nation Republic. A profile in courage awaits your pen killing this monster of destruction of the American closed!!! Veto that bill!!!
  • Do you know how much is YOUR data worth on the Dark Web? $1

    03/23/2018 8:24:42 AM PDT · by Gennie · 13 replies
    Stronghold Cyber Security ^ | March 23, 2018 | Stronghold Cyber Security
    Two new reports have found out just how much your data is worth on the Dark Web. Content marketing agency Fractl analyzed, over several days last month, all of the fraud-related listings on three Dark Web marketplaces — Dream, Point and Wall Street Market – the results of which were obtained via MarketWatch. MarketWatch indicates that an individual’s Gmail account can be purchased for as little as $1, while Facebook credentials go for around $5.20. Paypal accounts average $247.00.