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  • Video shows man kill 2 soldiers and walk off, Chapin bar owner says

    07/26/2016 11:42:35 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 1 replies
    The State ^ | JULY 26, 2016 | Glen Luke Fannigan
    LEXINGTON COUNTY, SC The two soldiers who were killed at a Lake Murray restaurant Sunday came running toward the sound of gunshots to rescue a woman, the restaurant owner said Tuesday. Justin Brooks, owner of the Frayed Knot Bar & Grill on Dreher Island Road in Chapin, recounted security camera footage of a double homicide he said he has watched over and over Sunday and part of Monday. Staff Sgt. Charles Allen Judge Jr. and Sgt. 1st Class Jonathon Michael Prins died after they rushed to help after a quick but tense standoff with a man that deputies have identified...
  • Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards Sitting Next to Bill Clinton Speaks Volumes [Speaker, too]

    07/26/2016 11:38:13 AM PDT · by Colofornian · 2 replies
    LifeNews.com ^ | July 26, 2016 | Steven Ertelt
    The head of the Planned Parenthood abortion business will be a featured speaker tonight at the Democrat convention. But last night, Cecile Richards, a best friend of abortion activist Hillary Clinton, got a prominent seat in the box seat next to pro-abortion former President Bill Clinton. Lots of pro-life advocates noticed the pro-abortion pairing on Twitter... [SNIP] The pairing tells you all you need to know about the pro-abortion direction of the country under Hillary Clinton. She is literally Planned Parenthood’s BFF.
  • Thai activists charged over 'military torture' report

    07/26/2016 11:36:10 AM PDT · by LeoWindhorse
    BBC World News ^ | 7-26-20116 | BBC
    Three Thai human rights activists have been charged with criminal defamation over a report alleging torture by soldiers in southern Thailand. Allegations of military abuses in the south, home to a longstanding Muslim insurgency are nothing new. But there has been a sharp increase in the use of criminal defamation laws against government critics in recent years, BBC correspondent Jonathan Head says. Rights groups condemned the charges. The trio face up to two years in prison if found guilty of defaming the military, and a further three years if they are found to have violated the country's computer crimes act.
  • Bernie Sanders ‘Shunned’ His Socialist Friends

    07/26/2016 11:34:40 AM PDT · by Pollard · 6 replies
    daily caller ^ | 07/17/2015
    Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders “shunned” some of his closest personal friends as he moved away from Vermont socialist circles and into big-time Democratic Party politics, and the resentment still lingers today. Sanders’ political star is rising as he positions himself as a left-wing alternative to Hillary Clinton. His rallies are drawing major crowds and helping drive the Democratic Party’s voter registration and mobilization efforts among liberals disenchanted by Wall Street-friendly Clinton. But as the media praises Sanders’ “socialist” credentials, socialists in the senator’s home state said there’s no love lost between them.
  • Conditions Right For DNC Riot

    07/26/2016 11:34:25 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 8 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | July 26, 2016 | Lee Stranahan
    PHILADELPHIA — It’s a perfect storm for rioting, as a combination of lax security, walled-off Democrat elites, and a huge mob of angry protesters have come together here at the Democratic National Convention. As heavy thunderstorms put a damper on the thousands of protesters gathered outside the DNC, I sat down with veteran video journalist Jeremy Segal a.k.a. Rebel Pundit for a cheesesteak dinner. We agree: if the leftist activists do not cause total chaos on the streets of Philadelphia in the next few days, it’s only because they choose not to.
  • Sarah Palin makes a request of us all.

    07/26/2016 11:34:02 AM PDT · by Resettozero · 1 replies
    Sarah Palin Facebook ^ | July 26. 2016 | Sarah Palin
    We snuck out to Wasilla's cinema, grabbed tubs of that buttery movie theatre popcorn & big gulp sodas the Left wants to outlaw, and took in the tremendously powerful new film, "Hillary's America". Kudos to Dinesh D'Souza for speaking truth to power in production of this film. Watch it soon; bring friends who may be undecided in this election. Their awakening will impact our progress toward an exceptional America... or a Hillary America. Watching this documentary was so mesmerizing, catching one profound point after another, that I didn't even bug Todd to hit the lobby for popcorn refills. In supporting...
  • DNCC ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL SPEAKERS FOR DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION IN PHILADELPHIA

    07/26/2016 11:18:28 AM PDT · by Colofornian · 30 replies
    eurweb.com ^ | July 24, 2016
    *PHILADELPHIA – The Democratic National Convention Committee announced additional speakers who will address the Democratic National Convention being held in Philadelphia from July 25 to July 28. Additional speakers will continue to be announced throughout the convention... [SNIP] Tuesday, July 26Democratic National Committee Vice Chair of Voter Registration and Participation Donna Brazile Former State Senator Jason Carter (Georgia) House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (California) and the Democratic Women of the House Planned Parenthood Action Fund President Cecile RichardsWednesday, July 27Congressman GK Butterfield and members of the Congressional Black Caucus Congresswoman Judy Chu (California) and members of the Congressional Asian Pacific...
  • Charges dropped against Yale window smasher

    07/26/2016 11:17:21 AM PDT · by Puppage · 15 replies
    WTNH Television ^ | 07/26/2016 | Kent Pierce
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) – The state of Connecticut dropped all charges against a Yale University employee who smashed a stained glass window he found racially insensitive. Yale had already said it was not pressing charges against Corey Menafee. A state prosecutor said in court that if Yale was not interested in prosecuting Menafee, then there was no reason the state should use its limited resources to proceed with the case.
  • Normandy Attack, A Note From Michael P. Ramirez

    07/26/2016 11:12:39 AM PDT · by 6ft2inhighheelshoes · 9 replies
    Michael P. Ramirez, editorials and cartoons ^ | 07-26-16 | Michael P. Ramirez
    By Michael P. Ramirez July 26, 2016 Once again, the vile and wretched refuse of mankind have attacked the innocent. ​ Our prayers go out for the families of Father Jacques Hamel, and the nun who is fighting for her life. We pray Our prayers go out for the people of ​France and for people everywhere who have fallen victim to these heinous acts of terror. The terrorists who continue to commit these brutal acts, attacking an 84 year old priest and a nun, demonstrate what they truly are, cowards, who prey on the weak, helpless and defenseless. ​ As...
  • Michelle Obama chooses a custom Christian Siriano dress for her Democratic convention speech

    07/26/2016 11:09:05 AM PDT · by McGruff · 51 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | July 26, 2016 | Adam Tschorn
    Michelle Obama went as low-key as Melania Trump had gone high-style, choosing to deliver her convention speech in a cobalt-blue silk crepe A-line dress with cap sleeves. The dress, custom-made by New York-based designer Christian Siriano, who shot to fame after winning the fourth season of “Project Runway” in 2008, fell to just below the knee and was paired with a pair of metallic heels that industry trade publication Footwear News identifies as Jimmy Choo pumps.
  • The STEM Education Challenge

    07/26/2016 11:08:51 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 26, 2016 | Allen West
    (Editors’ note: This column is co-authored by Chris MacFarland)New, robust partnerships between the public and private sectors are needed today to attract and educate the young scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians for tomorrow.A stem is the main trunk of a plant, and STEM — short for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics — is the main trunk of our economy.A plant that gets too little water will fail to grow. Unfortunately, that’s also what’s happening to STEM education in our country today.We’re simply failing to attract and educate a sufficient number of young scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians. Demand for these...
  • Froma Harrop: Not a fan of Trump? Then stop trashing Clinton (barf alert)

    07/26/2016 11:08:04 AM PDT · by Reeses · 14 replies
    The Dallas Morning News ^ | July 26, 2016 | Froma Harrop
    "Lizard-brain narcissism." "Disgusts a significant number of people in his own party." Says things "one might expect from a patient in a mental institution." The subject is Donald J. Trump, and the speakers are all prominent conservative writers. (Jonah Goldberg, Jennifer Rubin, Stephen F. Hayes.) Trump appalls them. They fear his election would both endanger the country and destroy the Republican Party as a home for principled conservatism. They desperately want Trump to lose, and the harder he falls the better their chances of restoring coherence to their party. But for Trump to lose, Hillary Clinton must win. Disaffected conservatives...
  • Dump truck driver crashes through FBI Pittsburgh security gate

    07/26/2016 11:00:24 AM PDT · by RS_Rider · 54 replies
    Pittsburgh Tribune Review ^ | 07-26-2016 | Tribune Review
    A man driving a dump truck rammed through a security gate of the FBI Headquarters on the South Side Tuesday, an FBI spokesman said. The driver was injured and transported to a hospital, but no one else was hurt, said Special Agent Greg Heeb. The ramming was intentional, he said, but the motive of the driver aren't clear yet. “We're investigating it now with the Pittsburgh police,” he said. Police have identified the driver but haven't released his identity yet, Heeb said. Police stopped the driver on Carson Street after he ran several red lights, Heeb said. The driver said...
  • Prosecutors give up on felonies against baby body-parts investigators

    07/26/2016 11:00:05 AM PDT · by amorphous · 6 replies
    WND ^ | 26 July 2016 | Bob Unruh
    Felony counts that had been filed by a “rogue” prosecutor in Texas against two investigators who in 2015 released videos uncovering the baby body-parts trade of Planned Parenthood have been dismissed by a judge. The prosecutor, who had been the target of outrage when the charges against David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt were filed last winter, asked for the dismissal on Tuesday, and the request quickly was granted by the judge in the case. The videos revealed Planned Parenthood executives explaining how they could adjust abortion procedures to save the body parts requested by the undercover videographers, who were posing...
  • The Abortion-ization of the Democratic Party

    07/26/2016 10:58:49 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 26, 2016 | Kristan Hawkins
    When I was in grade school, I often played at nights and on the weekends with a boy who lived a couple of houses from me. We would ride bikes, play video games, the usual stuff. But during the school day, I noticed he was always mean to me if I approached him when he was hanging out with his friends. I asked him about it once and he told me we were like “secret” friends. I was a girl and straight-A student and he was a jock so I guess in his mind we didn’t mix. That was the...
  • 120 Years Ago Today: McKINLEY THEIR ONLY HOPE- British Investors Fear Ruin in Bryan's Election

    07/26/2016 10:56:35 AM PDT · by NRx · 4 replies
    Library of Congress ^ | 07-26-1896 | New York Tribune
    Sunday Edition (5 cents)- A (mostly) daily posting for those interested in history and the day to day news, politics and culture of a bygone world; the full edition of the New York Tribune from today's date in 1896 (digitized). Some other items from today's paper... LATEST ELECTION NEWS: Democrats split over Free Silver - Populist Party Nominates Bryan - Another Speech by McKinley - Colored Republicans Meet| THE LATEST NEWS FROM ABROAD: Emperor William to Confer With Prince Hohenlohe - British Government Suffers a Series of Defeats in the Commons (pg2)| ARMY & NAVY NEWS (pg5)| SOCIETY NEWS (pg7)|...
  • The truth is Debbie delivered. Reince didn’t.

    07/26/2016 10:55:58 AM PDT · by AlaskaErik · 16 replies
    Yahoo ^ | July 26, 2016 | Matt Bai
    Wasserman Schultz delivered where Priebus didn’t. Now the Clinton forces have disowned her on this, their most public of stages, and Wasserman Schultz will be lucky if she can hang on to her congressional seat.
  • Trump in Toledo Wed 27 July

    07/26/2016 10:55:22 AM PDT · by W. · 4 replies
    E-mail alert | 7.26.2016 | W.
    Just a heads-up from my inbox, Donald Trump will be in Toledo OH 27 July @ the Huntington Center, 500 Jefferson Ave. Toledo OH 43604. Doors open 5:00, event begins @ 8:00. Register for tickets here.
  • Is the DNC leak Putin’s payback for State Department’s involvement in Russia’s elections?

    07/26/2016 10:55:04 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 22 replies
    Hot air ^ | July 26, 2016 | JOHN SEXTON
    Former U.S. officials who worked on Russia policy with Clinton say that Putin was personally stung by Clinton’s December 2011 condemnation of Russia’s parliamentary elections, and had his anger communicated directly to President Barack Obama. They say Putin and his advisers are also keenly aware that, even as she executed Obama’s “reset” policy with Russia, Clinton took a harder line toward Moscow than others in the administration. And they say Putin sees Clinton as a forceful proponent of “regime change” policies that the Russian leader considers a grave threat to his own survival. “He was very upset [with Clinton] and...
  • "CRUZ TALKS TRUMP" — A Bad Lip Reading of Ted Cruz

    07/26/2016 10:54:41 AM PDT · by Resettozero · 13 replies
    A Bad Lip Reading ^ | Jul 25, 2016 | A Bad Lip Reading
    An alternative Ted Cruz speaks about Donald Trump, and the crowd reaction at the Republican National Convention in a parallel political world. Also at http://www.facebook.com/badlipreading and http://twitter.com/badlipreading
  • MICHELLE OBAMA RAISES BARACK'S BIRTH-CERTIFICATE ISSUE

    07/26/2016 10:53:00 AM PDT · by Fractal Trader · 18 replies
    WND.COM ^ | 26 July 2016 | BOB UNRUH
    Michelle Obama focused on praising Hillary Clinton Monday night at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, insisting she was the only presidential candidate who could be trusted with the children of the nation, but she took a side trip down a path that raised old shadows. She said one of her jobs in the White House was to teach her daughters “to ignore those who question their father’s citizenship or faith.” She was referencing the challenges to her husband’s constitutional qualification for office as a “natural born citizen.” Dozens of lawsuits were filed over that issue before and after Obama’s...
  • Be half an hour late in Greece but bang on time in Japan: How different nations across [tr]

    07/26/2016 10:52:09 AM PDT · by C19fan · 13 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | July 26, 2016 | Harriett Mallinson
    Punctuality is something many people struggle with - especially in an age where technology has made it easier than ever to let people know you might be late. However tardy timekeepers may be glad to know over in Mexico, turning up half an hour late is entirely acceptable, and in Morocco you can be anything from an hour to a day late without anyone batting an eyelid. But those keen to adhere to scheduled times needn't panic as Japan and Germany are sticklers for punctuality with the latter even requiring you to be early for meetings, a new infographic reveals.
  • Email Scandal Reveals the Hypocrisy of the Democratic Party

    07/26/2016 10:50:34 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 26, 2016 | Rachel Marsden
    The self-styled "party of unity" has been exposed as a collection of manipulative dividers. The facade that Democrats present to American voters is crumbling. WikiLeaks has released more than 19,000 internal emails from Democratic National Committee officials, claiming that the massive leak is merely Part 1 of a "Hillary Leaks" series. The emails reveal DNC favoritism toward Hillary Clinton, who'll be officially nominated for the White House this week, at the expense of her vanquished Democratic rival, Bernie Sanders. DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz stepped down Monday just as the party's national convention was getting underway. How did the documents...
  • Poll: No Post-Convention Bounce for Donald Trump

    07/26/2016 10:48:57 AM PDT · by MNDude · 49 replies
    Donald Trump received no significant bounce following the Republican National Convention, according to the latest NBC News|SurveyMonkey Weekly Election Tracking Poll. Hillary Clinton still leads Trump by a single point: 46 percent to 45 percent. These numbers are unchanged from last week. The Trump-Mike Pence ticket saw a modest boost in favorability among Republicans. Independents — the true persuadable voters — were less than enthusiastic about what they saw or heard about the GOP convention, according to the weekly tracking poll, conducted online from July 18 through July 24 among 12,931 adults who say they are registered to vote
  • Miss Cleo Dead at 53

    07/26/2016 10:46:28 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 12 replies
    TMZ ^ | July 26, 2016 | Staff
    There won't be any more calls to Miss Cleo ... the iconic TV psychic is dead after battling cancer ... TMZ has learned. A rep for Miss Cleo -- whose real name was Youree Harris -- tells us she died Tuesday morning in Palm Beach County, FL. We're told she was recently hospitalized, but was discharged last week to a hospice center. We're told Cleo was originally diagnosed with colon cancer ... but it spread to her liver and lungs.
  • ISIS knifemen 'forced French priest to kneel and filmed themselves slitting his throat

    07/26/2016 10:41:17 AM PDT · by NYer · 55 replies
    Mirror ^ | July 26, 2016
    The ISIS terrorists who carried out the France church attack forced a parish priest to kneel before filming themselves slitting his throat, it has emerged. Father Jacques Hamel, 86, was made to get to his knees before he was brutally butchered at the church in Normandy today, says a nun who escaped the attack. His two murderers captured the slaying on a mobile phone, according to Sister Danielle, who was one of several worshippers taken hostage during morning mass. They then performed a 'sermon' around the altar in Arabic - as armed cops rushed to the scene and terrified...
  • Mother-in-law of Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone reportedly kidnapped in Brazil

    07/26/2016 10:37:11 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 15 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | 7/26/16 | reuters
    The mother-in-law of Formula One racing executive Bernie Ecclestone was reportedly kidnapped in Brazil and the criminals are demanding a $36.5 million ransom. ADVERTISEMENT Reuters, citing Brazilian media, reported Monday that Aparecida Schunck, 67, who is the mother of Ecclestone’s wife Fabiana Flosi, was captured Friday night in the Sao Paulo neighborhood of Interlagos. According to Veja, the ransom demand is the highest in the country’s history. Brazilian authorities have yet to confirm the kidnapping. Ecclestone, 85, is one of the most powerful officials in Formula One. He’s estimated to be worth about $3.1 billion, according to Forbes magazine. He...
  • Petition To Remove Air Conditioning From State Department Has Over 1,800 Signatures

    07/26/2016 10:29:15 AM PDT · by PROCON · 26 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | July 25, 2016 | Craig Boudreau
    An online petition to remove all air conditioning from Department of State property has gotten more than 1,800 signatures since it was posted online Sunday. A Change.org user named Hopalong Ginsberg created the petition in response to remarks made by Secretary of State John Kerry claiming air conditioning and refrigerants are as much of a threat to the world as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). The petition garnered 1,869 signatures by Monday afternoon.
  • Nevada: Trump 43%, Clinton 38%, Johnson 8% (Rasmussen)

    07/26/2016 10:29:09 AM PDT · by Angels27 · 38 replies
    Rasmussen Reports ^ | 7-26-16 | Rasmussen Reports
    Following last week’s Republican National Convention, Donald Trump has a slight lead over his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton in the key state of Nevada. A KTNV-TV 13 Action News/Rasmussen Reports telephone and online survey of Likely Nevada Voters shows Trump with a five-point advantage – 43% to 38%. Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson picks up eight percent (8%) of the vote. Four percent (4%) like some other candidate, and seven percent (7%) are undecided
  • EXCLUSIVE– Amish PAC Endorses Trump, Launches Billboards in Pennsylvania

    07/26/2016 10:28:47 AM PDT · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 51 replies
    Amish PAC endorsed Republican nominee Donald Trump and launched billboards in Lancaster, Pennsylvania — west of Philadelphia where the Democratic National Convention is being held this week. "Pennsylvania has a good shot of going Republican in November and these billboards will certainly help by getting people registered and to the polls," said Ben King, the outreach director for Amish PAC. The goal of the billboards is to educate Amish and Mennonite voters about Trump.
  • Petition To Remove Air Conditioning From State Department Has Over 1,800 Signatures [over 5000 now]

    07/26/2016 10:27:26 AM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 31 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 07/25/2016 | Craig Bordeau
    An online petition to remove all air conditioning from Department of State property has gotten more than 1,800 signatures since it was posted online Sunday.A Change.org user named Hopalong Ginsberg created the petition in response to remarks made by Secretary of State John Kerry claiming air conditioning and refrigerants are as much of a threat to the world as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). The petition garnered 1,869 signatures by Monday afternoon.The petition states: “WHEREAS, Secretary of State John F. Kerry has suggested that air conditioners are as big a threat as ISIS, and WHEREAS, it is the duty of our elected...
  • Man Died Trying To Rescue Dog From Raging Sand Fire, Neighbor Says

    07/26/2016 10:24:50 AM PDT · by Silentgypsy · 13 replies
    CBS Los Angeles ^ | 07/25/2016 | Unattributed
    Homeowners returned to a Sand Canyon neighborhood Monday night, days after the raging Sand Fire tore through the area. For some like John Kim, returning to the area meant picking through the remains of his home. Kim’s neighbor died in his car trying to outrun the flames. The victim was a man in his 60’s. He lived on the property with a woman, who was too distraught to speak. Their home also burned to the ground. Kim says the man who died went back to rescue his dog.
  • Bernie Sanders Hears Boos Again as He Asks Supporters to Back Hillary Clinton

    07/26/2016 10:23:31 AM PDT · by McGruff · 11 replies
    NY Times ^ | JULY 26, 2016 | YAMICHE ALCINDOR and JONATHAN MARTIN
    Senator Bernie Sanders once again faced boos on Tuesday as his restive supporters continued to raise protests despite his efforts to persuade them that voting for Hillary Clinton is the best way to defeat Donald J. Trump. After making the rounds at several breakfasts, the Vermont senator was met with a loud chorus of boos from members of the California delegation. The booing started immediately, with many people in the audience giving Mr. Sanders a thumbs-down sign. But Mr. Sanders was quick to wave the crowd to be quiet and to chide them for their response. “It’s easy, it is...
  • The Democratic Convention?; UPDATE: False Alarm

    07/26/2016 10:22:08 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 26, 2016 | Matt Vespa
    The Daily Caller made a good observation: where are the American flags? UPDATE: I stand corrected, folks (and thank God). Snopes found plenty of Democrats wearing red, white, and blue at the convention, though the photo below doesn't convey as much. Nevertheless, such patriotic swag was present and the post has been updated to reflect the changes. Now, that's not to say that Democrats didn't foul-up last night by not mentioning ISIS. Cortney noted that the rise of the Islamic State, or any mention of the threats we face from radical Islam, was omitted. Not good, Democrats...not good. [Photo Credit: Daily Caller/Kerry Picket]Now, in terms...
  • Noted Western Colorado health insurer being sold to United

    07/26/2016 10:19:47 AM PDT · by dware · 3 replies
    Island Packet ^ | 07.26.2016 | AP via Island Packet
    GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. A scrappy Western Colorado health insurer held up as a national model for keeping down costs is being sold. Rocky Mountain Health Plans of Grand Junction is being sold to UnitedHealth, the nation's biggest health insurer. The Daily Sentinel reports (http://goo.gl/UldBjJ ) that Rocky Mountain's president and CEO says the company decided to sell to restore its capital base. "They're a national player, we're a community player. That's what we're trying to marry here," said Steve ErkenBrack. President Barack Obama visited Grand Junction in 2009 when he was talking up his health care overhaul and praised Rocky...
  • Julian Assange: "Any DNC Staffer Could Have Been The Leaker" — Like the one killed last week

    07/26/2016 10:18:10 AM PDT · by Weeble · 43 replies
    Twitter, NBC Washington ^ | 07/26/2016 | King Robbo
    A 27-year-old man who worked for the Democratic National Committee was shot and killed as he walked home early Sunday in the Bloomingdale neighborhood of Northwest Washington, D.C., police and his family said. Seth Conrad Rich died after he was shot multiple times on the 2100 block of Flagler Place NW, three blocks east of Howard University Hospital, police said. Source: 27-Year-Old DNC Staffer Seth Rich Shot, Killed in Northwest DC | NBC4 Washington http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/Man-Shot-Killed-in-Northwest-DC-386316391.html#ixzz4FXGFySDW Follow us: @nbcwashington on Twitter | NBCWashington on Facebook
  • Russian Hackers Altered Emails Before Release to Wikileaks

    07/26/2016 10:15:25 AM PDT · by ncfool · 85 replies
    Motherboard Vice, NPR, and MSNBC ^ | July 25th, 2016 | Tim Peacock
    Russian Hackers Altered Emails Before Release to Wikileaks Source: Motherboard Vice, NPR, and MSNBC New evidence is emerging that content from the DNC emails accessed by Russian hackers may have been altered before being released to Wikileaks. This added layer of information joined with the timing of the release and TrumpÂ’s cozy relationship with Putin paint a picture of deep collusion and planning aimed at fracturing any potential Democratic unity at the most crucial point in the 2016 presidential election cycle. Thomas Rid at Motherboard Vice reported on the discovery this morning: The metadata in the leaked documents are perhaps...
  • The creator of ‘USA Freedom Kids’ now plans to sue campaign

    07/26/2016 10:12:52 AM PDT · by Sopater · 27 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 7/26/16 | Philip Bump
    FULL TITLE: The creator of the viral pro-Trump act ‘USA Freedom Kids’ now plans to sue the campaign Within hours of their performance at a Donald Trump rally in Pensacola, Fla., last January, the U.S.A. Freedom Kids were a sensation. You remember the video: Three preteen girls in star-spangled outfits crisply working through simple choreography as they lip-synced an upbeat update to "Over There." That infectious performance kicked off a flurry of media appearances. The Freedom Kids told "Inside Edition" that Trump told them that he planned to listen to their CD all night. The group, which had been around...
  • Flash Mob Robbery Caught On Video In Roslindale Store

    07/26/2016 10:12:25 AM PDT · by Silentgypsy · 41 replies
    CBS Boston ^ | 07/26/2016 | Unattributed
    Flash mobs are usually fun, especially for those who don’t see it coming. Unfortunately for Gloria Mantas, she became the victim of a flash mob robbery over the weekend. Mantas was working at her convenience store gas station on Washington Street early Sunday morning when about 25 teenagers suddenly came in at once just after midnight. They started grabbing drinks, candy, ice cream and anything they could get their hands on. Then, in less than a minute, they all left at once – without paying for anything.
  • BigEdLB's Chart w/o 7/25/16

    07/26/2016 10:10:39 AM PDT · by BigEdLB · 10 replies
    BigEd's Magical Numbers ^ | 7/26/16 | BigEdLB
    Here is the chart for this week
  • Poll: Trump leads Clinton in Mo. by 10 points (Video)

    07/26/2016 10:10:13 AM PDT · by orchestra · 17 replies
    KSDK 5 | 7/26/2016 | Casey Nolen
    (Link only-Video at link) http://www.ksdk.com/news/politics/poll-trump-leads-clinton-in-mo-by-10-points/280772539
  • Fauxcahontas moans ‘the system is rigged’ while speaking at Hillary Clinton’s convention

    07/26/2016 10:08:47 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 22 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/26/16 | Robert Laurie
    Ya don't say, Elizabeth Warren “The system is rigged,” and Elizabeth Warren “gets it.” That’s the message Fauxcahontas delivered - not as a joke, or as part of a comedy bit - during last night’s DNC Convention remarks. Warren, a “filthy one-percenter” who apparently doesn’t understand the concept of irony, was talking about how the rich and powerful play by a different set of rules than “the little guy.”
  • Schedule of speakers for second night of Democratic National Convention released

    07/26/2016 10:06:21 AM PDT · by snarkpup · 31 replies
    Fox 8 Cleveland ^ | Updated at 10:54am, July 26, 2016
    PHILADELPHIA– A schedule of what to expect on the second night of the Democratic National Convention has been released. Tonight, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will officially be nominated. Her husband, former President Bill Clinton, will speak. **SEE COMPLETE LIST of speakers below**
  • Bernie to DNC: Pretty much everything in America is unjust and awful

    07/26/2016 10:06:08 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 15 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/26/16 | Dan Calabrese
    So let's elect a corrupt, money-grubbing liar who will keep things exactly as they are Here’s what I can’t square about Bernie Sanders’s speech last night. On the one hand, he rails against “the movement toward oligarchy that we are seeing in this country.” He complains that 47 million people are in poverty, and that people are living on starvation wages. He says that the middle class is being destroyed. But then, he thanks Barack Obama and Joe Biden for “making progress” against all this, in spite of just about every other line in the speech that seemed to suggest...
  • French workers 'pay the most taxes in Europe'

    07/26/2016 10:01:21 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 9 replies
    TheLocal.fr ^ | 26 Jul 2016 17:02 GMT+02:00
    The French are paying the most taxes out of all of Europe’s workers, an annual report shows, but are they getting value for money? […] An annual study by the liberal think tank the Molinari Institute has concluded that French workers are the most taxed in Europe — above even the Belgians who have previously held the unfortunate title. […] Based on figures from EY (formerly Ernst and Young), French workers hand over some 57.5 percent of their salaries to the state in various kinds of taxes compared to 56.9 percent in Belgium. …
  • Hillary: Golly, I had no idea the DNC was rigging the primaries

    07/26/2016 9:58:51 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 33 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/26/16 | ROBERT LAURIE
    She's just as shocked as you are Whenever there’s a scandal involving a Clinton, you can be sure that the Clintons knew nothing about it. They are forever “out of the loop” when it comes to the sleazy, underhanded activities of their lackeys. This has been true in virtually every nefarious Clinton-based plot for the last twenty-five years, and there’s no reason to think anything’s changed. As always, when it comes to the DNC tipping the scales in her favor during the primaries, Hillary Clinton had no idea.
  • Hollande Vows "All Out War" Against ISIS After Priest Killing

    07/26/2016 9:54:13 AM PDT · by Former Proud Canadian · 116 replies
    Zerohedge ^ | July 26, 2016 | Tyler Durden
    Shortly after the latest terror attack on French soil by two ISIS "soldiers", President Francois Hollande, who was roundly disparaged 12 days ago for the country's lack of preparedness to the Nice truck terror attack which killed 84, vowed to wage war against the Islamic State "by every means". "We are confronted with a group, Daesh, which has declared war on us," Hollande said, using an alternative name for Isis. "We have to wage war, by every means, (but through) upholding the law, which is because we are a democracy."
  • Cool Cat: The Nine Lives of Christopher Walken, Movie Star and Feline Fan

    07/26/2016 9:53:54 AM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 42 replies
    Parade ^ | July 22, 2016 | Neil Pond
    Christopher Walken likes to watch. If that gives you the willies, you’re probably thinking of the Oscar-winning actor’s more unsettling roles—he’s played sadists, murderers, madmen, mobsters, mercenaries, psychopaths, evil masterminds and extremely messed-up Vietnam vets in the course of a career that began in the early 1950s. “I have played a lot of villains,” he admits. But what Walken likes to watch is just outside the windows of his home in rural Connecticut, on the cusp of a nature preserve, where he’s lived with his wife, Georgianne, a Hollywood casting director, for nearly 40 years. “There were four deer in...
  • Immigration and integration Germany's 'biggest challenge'

    07/26/2016 9:53:27 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 7 replies
    TheLocal.de ^ | 26 Jul 2016 10:31 GMT+02:00
    Eighty-three percent of Germans see immigration as Germany’s “biggest challenge” — that’s twice as many as a year ago, and more than in any of the other countries surveyed. The influx of hundreds of thousands of refugees is the “most pressing challenge” Germany faces, according to a survey by market research company GfK. The “Challenges of Nations” survey covers 24 countries and asks what they felt was the biggest challenge in their country, but no other country’s nationals were so concerned by immigration as those in Germany. In 2015, only 35 percent of Germans saw immigration as the most pressing...
  • Trump-Sanders Coalition Deconstructed

    07/26/2016 9:51:52 AM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 11 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | July 26, 2016 | Cliff Kincaid
    You know the terms "left" and "right" are losing meaning when left-wing websites are praising the Republican presidential candidate and attacking the Democrat, and Russia seems to be intervening in favor of the GOP. The Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA), which has been pulling for Bernie Sanders in the Democratic race, has sent out an advisory entitled, "What Trump is Right About: NATO." On the other hand, Mrs. Clinton's pick for her running mate, Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA), has been depicted by the same group as a creature of Wall Street. The IPA is not alone. Journalism Professor Jeff Cohen,...