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  • Trump: ISIS Is Chopping Off Heads And We Worry About Waterboarding

    11/26/2015 8:12:26 AM PST · by mandaladon
    Real Clear Politics ^ | 26 Nov 2015
    ring back enhanced interrogation like waterboarding? TRUMP: Well, we have to be strong. You know, they don’t use waterboarding over there; they use chopping off people’s heads. They use drowning people. I don’t know if you’ve seen with the cages where they put people in cages and they drown them in the ocean and they lift out the cage. And we’re talking about waterboarding. We have to be tough -- STEPHANOPOULOS: So you’d bring back waterboarding? TRUMP: We have -- I would bring it back, yes. I would bring it back. I think waterboarding is peanuts compared to what they’d...
  • Russian foreign ministry urges nationals in Turkey to return home

    11/26/2015 8:08:51 AM PST · by Lera · 2 replies
    Russia's foreign ministry on Thursday urged nationals currently in Turkey to return home after tensions with Ankara soared over the downing of a Russian warplane. "In connection with the existing terrorist threats on Turkish territory, we once again recommend that Russian citizens refrain from visiting Turkey, and recommend that Russians who are there for personal purposes return home," the foreign ministry said in a statement. The statement follows recent calls by Moscow for Russians not to travel to Turkey.
  • Thanksgiving is a Time for Caring, for the Children of the Incarcerated

    11/26/2015 8:08:37 AM PST · by Kaslin ^ | November 26, 2015 | Timothy Head
    The Thanksgiving season is upon us, and as most Americans look forward to spending this special time of year with family and friends, many other Americans, including 2.7 million children, are forced to spend the holidays without their mother and/or father, through no fault of their own. In all too many homes, there will be an empty seat at the Thanksgiving table. The U.S. criminal justice system incarcerates more citizens than any other country in the world including, incredibly, those with authoritarian (or worse) governments. That makes it impossible to ignore the high cost we pay as a society for...
  • Harvard librarian facing attempted child sexual assault charges in Colorado (librarian Islamic Law)

    11/26/2015 8:04:02 AM PST · by TroutStalker · 4 replies
    wcvb ^ | Nov 24, 2015
    BLACK HAWK, Colo. —A Harvard librarian attending a conference in the Denver area is facing multiple charges after sheriff's investigators say he tried to meet someone whom he believed to be an underage teen for sex. Authorities said an undercover investigator with the Gilpin County Sheriff’s Office posing as a teenager on a social networking site was contacted by Yahya Hussein Ahmad Melhem, 47. According to the arrest affidavit, Melhem said that he was a 39-year-old librarian from Massachusetts, and that he was in town for a conference. Investigators said Melhem's conversation with the investigator became sexually graphic, and he...
  • Union goes to court over longevity pay for future Clark County workers

    Clark County's largest employee union is taking the county to court in effort to overturn an arbitrator's ruling that eliminates hundreds of millions of dollars in longevity pay for future hires. The Service Employees International Union Local 1107 filed a motion to vacate the arbitrator's contract award this week in Clark County District Court. To prevail, the union would need a judge to find that the arbitrator disregarded state law when issuing his final, binding decision. The arbitrator, Ross Runkel, also gave county employees 4.5 percent in retroactive pay increases in his Aug. 25 award. The key sticking point, however,...
  • The Pilgrims of Plymouth Colony: A Survival Story

    11/26/2015 8:00:53 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax
    Coach is Right ^ | 11/26/15 | Karen Lees
    The True Story of Plymouth and the First Thanksgiving Few public school students remain who remember the true story of the Pilgrim’s first few years in Plymouth Colony. The historic record was at one time a valuable part of American education. Essential lessons were learned from the failure of our nation’s first disastrous experiment with communism. The first settler’s failure actually birthed the implementation of free market economics in the new world. The truth of much of America’s history simply does not support the politically correct narrative of today’s textbook authors, so the truth has dwindled into obscurity over the...
  • Obama: Syrian refugees are like pilgrims on the Mayflower

    11/26/2015 7:56:04 AM PST · by detective · 36 replies
    MSN News ^ | November 26, 2015 | Bradford Richardson
    This Thanksgiving, President Obama is calling for Americans to lend a helping hand to another group of pilgrims fleeing persecution. "Nearly four centuries after the Mayflower set sail, the world is still full of pilgrims - men and women who want nothing more than the chance for a safer, better future for themselves and their families," Obama said in his weekly address Thursday. "What makes America America is that we offer that chance."
  • Palin’s Long March to a Short-Notice Resignation [July 2009]

    11/26/2015 7:54:32 AM PST · by kiryandil · 5 replies
    The New York Times ^ | July 12, 2009 | Jim Rutenberg and Serge F. Kovaleski, NY Times hitpiece thugs
    In late March... [**snip**]
  • Airline Passengers Get Astonishing Message they will never forget

    11/26/2015 7:52:33 AM PST · by austinaero · 5 replies ^ | Nov 26, 3015 | Ashley Edwardson
    "One of those patriots, a 21-year-old Army Soldier, will not be at the family table this Thanksgiving. He made his last trip home on October 16, his ashes carried by a family member. While boarding was about to begin, an employee of Alaskan Airlines asked travelers to help her honor the Soldier while she sang the National Anthem for him. Her tribute was recorded by a passenger on the flight and was later shared by another flight attendant."
  • Washington Post Clumsily Gives Trump Easy Out on 9/11

    11/26/2015 7:52:10 AM PST · by mandaladon · 3 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 26 Nov 2015 | Joe Concha
    Like pretty much else in this race for the White House as it pertains to Donald Trump, this Muslims-celebrating-in-Jersey-after-9/11-story dominating the narrative for days is a fascinating study in media process. Before we continue, a little background from the author: I was in New York on 9/11. I lived in Jersey (still do) at the time. I, like the rest of the country, watched the news non-stop for days, weeks after the attacks. And while I do vividly remember images coming out of the Middle East of people openly celebrating the attacks (that one older woman with big glasses snapping...
  • Russia to boycott Turkish goods; 'We'll buy from Israel instead'

    11/26/2015 7:52:03 AM PST · by VitacoreVision · 16 replies
    Israel National News ^ | Nov. 26, 2015 | Arutz Sheva Staff
    Russia ups retaliatory action after downing of jet by Turkey; looks to ban Turkish agricultural imports amid other 'restrictive measures.' Russia is preparing a raft of retaliatory economic measures against Turkey after Ankara downed one of its warplanes, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Thursday - with Israel among several countries likely to benefit as Moscow looks for alternative trading and tourism partners. "The government has been ordered to work out a system of response measures to this act of aggression in the economic and humanitarian spheres," Medvedev told a cabinet meeting in televised comments. He said under Russian law the...
  • Venezuelan opposition candidate shot dead at campaign event

    11/26/2015 7:51:51 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 3 replies
    "Luis Manuel Diaz, local leader of the Democratic Action party in Altagracia de Orituco (Guarico state) has just been shot dead," the party's chairman Henry Ramos Allup said on Twitter. Ramos Allup said Diaz was standing next to Lilian Tintori, wife of jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, who is in prison for incitement to violence in 2014 antigovernment protests. He added that the shooter, whom he believed to be a member of an "armed gang" linked to the ruling United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV), carried out the attack from a vehicle. In a statement, the Union of South American...
  • Oneida Indian Nation blasts NFL for putting Redskins game in London

    11/26/2015 7:50:09 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 14 replies ^ | November 25, 2015 | John Breech
    The NFL's decision to send the Washington Redskins to London in 2016 is a decision that isn't sitting well with the Oneida Indian Nation. Ray Halbritter, an Oneida Nation representative, said the league's decision to send the Redskins to London is "offensive" and will "promote an ugly racial epithet" worldwide.

    11/26/2015 7:48:27 AM PST · by Impala64ssa
    Liberty Alliance ^ | 11/26/15 | Bryan Fischer
    Socialism has never worked in the past. Socialism does not work in the present. Socialism will never work in the future. The reason is simple: socialism is predicated on a violation of two of the 10 commandments of God. The 8th Commandment says, “Thou shalt not steal.” The 10th Commandment says, “Thou shalt not covet.” And yet socialism is driven by covetousness – the greedy, grasping hunger of some for other people’s money – and built on theft – the use of government power to coercively lift money from the wallets of some in order to give it to others....
  • Ted Cruz Was a Smelly, Terrible Roommate

    11/26/2015 7:43:12 AM PST · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 55 replies ^ | 11/26/15 | By Joe Coscarelli
    Ted Cruz Was a Smelly, Terrible Roommate By Joe Coscarelli Proud, pretentious American destroyer Ted Cruz has always been a bit difficult. Since elbowing his way into the national consciousness, the Texas Republican has been outed as a hater of "minor Ivies" like Penn and Brown, and is said to have come to Princeton as a 17-year-old with a book titled Was Karl Marx a Satanist? "I would end up fielding the [girls'] complaints: 'Could you please keep your roommate out of our hallway?'" his undergrad roommate at Princeton Craig Mazin told the Daily Beast over the summer. ("I would...
  • Google deems Bernie Sanders’ economic plan a ‘phishing scam’

    11/26/2015 7:40:32 AM PST · by Eddie01 · 3 replies
    Washington Times ^ | November 25, 2015 | Stephen Dinan
    Democratic presidential hopeful Bernard Sanders’ economic plan triggered Gmail’s “phishing scam” antenna, with the mail system saying the senator’s liberal campaign promises — including lower prescription drug prices and free college for all — sound like frauds. “Be careful with this message. It contains content that’s typically used to steal personal information,” Gmail said in a bright red warning box that appeared at the top of a message sent by Mr. Sanders’ campaign Friday, laying out his “Agenda for Working Families.” [snip]
  • Watts Love Got To Do With It? Everything

    11/26/2015 7:38:50 AM PST · by Kaslin ^ | November 26, 2015 | Ryan Bomberger
    Thanksgiving is an outward act of inner gratitude. This holiday is more than pumpkins, turkeys, and commercially hyped Black Fridays. Thanking God for our blessings, giving selflessly and generously, and loving one another is at the heart of this day, which should be a daily occurrence. Being thankful is not always a natural response. People rescued from brokenness tend to have a better perspective on gratitude. I'm daily reminded of being saved from abortion. I was conceived in rape, yet given the incredible opportunity, through adoption, to love and be loved. Today, as an adoptive father, I have the awesome...
  • Police Doc: Black Lives Matter Protesters Started Confrontation That Led to Minneapolis(T)

    11/26/2015 7:36:15 AM PST · by rktman · 10 replies ^ | 11/25/2015 | Lee Stranahan
    A search warrant related to the shooting of five Black Lives Matter protesters in Minneapolis reveals new details that may strengthen the case that the shooting was an act of self-defense by white suspects who were being assaulted by black protesters. Three suspects, all white, have been charged in connection with the incident. No black suspects have been charged, despite the information provided to police and recorded comments from Black Lives Matter protesters stating that the white suspects were attacked after being surrounded.
  • New Hampshire GOP Chair Attacks Donald Trump for 'Bombast and Divisive Rhetoric'

    11/26/2015 7:33:21 AM PST · by Michael van der Galien · 19 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 11-26-2015 | Michael van der Galien
    New Hampshire GOP chairwoman Jennifer Horn has abandoned all pretext of impartiality by launching an aggressive attack against Donald Trump. In an interview with the Boston Globe Horn says: "Shallow campaigns that depend on bombast and divisive rhetoric do not succeed in New Hampshire, and I don’t expect that they will now." She went on to say that establishment candidates like Jeb Bush, Chris Christie and Marco Rubio are "underestimated" and will almost certainly perform better than most. This despite their disappointing poll numbers, both nationally and in her state: "People are probably underestimating [New Jersey Governor] Chris Christie. And,...
  • French Ambassador Counters Donald Trump: Armed Citizens Defend Themselves ‘Only in the Movies’

    11/26/2015 7:29:29 AM PST · by rktman · 46 replies ^ | 11/26/2015 | AWR Hawkins
    During the November 25 airing of Fox News’ Special Report, French Ambassador to the United States Gerard Araud countered Donald Trump’s emphasis on the importance of an armed citizenry by claiming that armed citizens succeed in defending themselves “only in the movies.” Araud was specifically reacting to a tweet sent after the January 7 Charlie Hebdo attacks in which Trump wrote, “Isn’t it interesting that the tragedy in Paris took place in one of the toughest gun control countries in the world?” Talking Points Memo reported that Araud responded to the tweet by calling Trump a “vulture,” then deleted the...
  • Did Two federal Agencies Fraudulently Cook Global Warming Data

    11/26/2015 7:26:59 AM PST · by detective · 12 replies
    Oversight: A federal agency keeps stonewalling congressional efforts to access its internal communications. What's the problem here? If the agency's global warming claim was honestly arrived at, just turn over the documents.
  • Kevin Durant's New Sneaker Is Taboo to Some in His Native Prince George's Co. ("PG County")

    11/26/2015 7:26:33 AM PST · by markomalley · 8 replies
    WRC-TV ^ | 11/24/15 | Tracee Williams
    With his latest Nike sneaker, Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant attempted to pay homage to the Maryland county where his journey to NBA all-star and MVP began, but some find it offensive.The $180 sneaker, which goes on sale Wednesday, is called the KD8 ‘P.G. County,’ and that abbreviation of “Prince George’s” upsets some in the county. For years, using “PG” has been considered taboo.“We would certainly prefer that it was ‘Prince George’s County,’” said Barry Hudson, the county executive’s spokesman.The county reached out to Nike when it learned of the name.“Actually sent a letter to Nike kind of giving...
  • Who Was Laquan McDonald? (for starters he was a WARD of the State)!

    The 17-year-old she knew liked basketball, tacos and gym shoes, but he also had a troubled past. “He was a ward of the state,” she said. “He was molested too.”
  • LIVE Donald Trump Columbus Ohio Rally at Greater Columbus Convention Center 11/23/2015

    11/26/2015 7:24:19 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 2 replies
    YouTube ^ | Streamed live on Nov 24, 2015 | News Universe
    LIVE Donald Trump Columbus Ohio Rally at Greater Columbus Convention Center 11/23/2015 Watch live video and replay of Donald Trump’s speech at the rally in Columbus, Ohio on Monday, November 23, 2015. See it in real time via live stream video below starting at at 7 p.m. ET local time. Thereafter check back as the full replay video will be posted as soon as available. The event takes place at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, OH; tickets are available to the public on a first-come, first-serve basis at Eventbrite. Doors open at 5 p.m. ET.
  • Gaia Beats Mars: How Our Military Is Being Turned Into Green Eco-Wussies

    11/26/2015 7:21:27 AM PST · by markomalley · 4 replies
    Breitbart National Security ^ | 11/26/15 | James Delingpole
    Islamic State earns about $500 million a year from its oil revenues. But according to former CIA director Mike Morrell, US fighter aircraft have been ordered not to bomb their oil wells in case they cause “environmental damage.”Yes. That makes sense. Clearly one of the main priorities in any war of attrition should be to do everything possible to protect your enemies’ lives, wellbeing and resources.Some might argue that a merciless death cult which now controls swathes of Iraq and Syria and a population of around 10 million, which makes $2 billion a year from oil and extortion, which rapes and...
  • Harvard Law [Islamic Law] librarian arrested on child sex charges during trip to Colorado

    11/26/2015 7:11:00 AM PST · by markomalley · 22 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | 11/25/15 | Eric Levenson
    A Harvard Law School librarian was arrested on several felony charges on Friday after police say he tried to arrange a sexual meet-up with a deputy posing as an underage girl in Colorado.Yahya Hussein Ahmad Melhem, 47, exchanged a number of sexually explicit messages and webcam video online with the undercover deputy, according to a Gilpin County Sheriff’s Office criminal affidavit. Melhem said he would rent a car and drive to meet the “girl,” according to the affidavit. He was arrested when he arrived in a rented vehicle.Melhem was arrested on felony charges of criminal attempted sexual exploitation of a...
  • Turkey Braces For War With Russia And Sends 20 Tanks And 18 Fighter Jets To Her Borders

    11/26/2015 7:10:50 AM PST · by Strategy · 58 replies
    Standard ^ | November 26, 2015 | By Mirror
    Ankara: Turkey has moved 20 tanks to her border with Syria as tensions with Russia continue. Military sources from Turkey said the tanks were moved by rail to an armored brigade at the western border with Syria. Reports also say 18 fighter jets were sent on a patrol exercise near the border. A military source told Turkey's Anadolu agency: "Accompanied by police and gendarmes, 20 tanks were sent by rail from Turkey's western provinces by railway to Gaziantep in the south of the country, and then redirected to the Syrian border."
  • Protesters to target Chicago shopping area on Black Friday

    11/26/2015 7:10:40 AM PST · by artichokegrower · 12 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | November 26, 201 | Don Babwin and Sophia Tareen
    Small groups of demonstrators gathered throughout the day Wednesday to protest the death of a black teen shot 16 times by a white police officer, and they urged supporters to join them in trying to shut down Chicago's famous Michigan Avenue shopping district during the Black Friday shopping bonanza.
  • Harvard Law [Islamic Law] librarian arrested on child sex charges during trip to Colorado

    11/26/2015 7:10:36 AM PST · by markomalley · 2 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | 11/25/15 | Eric Levenson
    A Harvard Law School librarian was arrested on several felony charges on Friday after police say he tried to arrange a sexual meet-up with a deputy posing as an underage girl in Colorado.Yahya Hussein Ahmad Melhem, 47, exchanged a number of sexually explicit messages and webcam video online with the undercover deputy, according to a Gilpin County Sheriff’s Office criminal affidavit. Melhem said he would rent a car and drive to meet the “girl,” according to the affidavit. He was arrested when he arrived in a rented vehicle.Melhem was arrested on felony charges of criminal attempted sexual exploitation of a...
  • I Am Thankful for You, Valued Reader

    11/26/2015 7:09:50 AM PST · by Kaslin ^ | November 26, 2015 | Debra J. Saunders
    Earlier generations believe that male enlistment in the military had an equalizing effect; wars brought men from all classes together to fight for a common cause. Newspapers are the modern (much less dangerous) equivalent, in that they provide a common experience for people of all walks of life, as well as a common investment. My 98-year-old mother-in-law, who has a high-school education, reads the same paper that people with letters after their names read. A couple of years ago, I saw "Newsies" on Broadway, a musical based on the 1899 New York newsboys' strike. It was odd to sit in...
  • ‘I was tossed out of the tribe’: climate scientist Judith Curry interviewed

    11/26/2015 7:06:29 AM PST · by markomalley · 12 replies
    The Spectator ^ | 11/26/15 | David Rose
    It is safe to predict that when 20,000 world leaders, officials, green activists and hangers-on convene in Paris next week for the 21st United Nations climate conference, one person you will not see much quotedis Professor Judith Curry. This is a pity. Her record of peer-reviewed publication in the best climate-science journals is second to none, and in America she has become a public intellectual. But on this side of the Atlantic, apparently, she is too ‘challenging’. What is troubling about her pariah status is that her trenchant critique of the supposed consensus on global warming is not derived from...
  • LIVE Thanksgiving Day Parade Thread.

    11/26/2015 7:05:28 AM PST · by tioga · 22 replies
    Thanksgiving Day | tioga
    Is anyone watching?
  • Austrian and German Jewish Leaders Warn Syrian Refugees Bring Anti-Semitism ‘Gas the Jews’

    11/26/2015 7:04:04 AM PST · by Lera · 5 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | 11/25 | Daniel Greenfield
    While liberal Jewish groups in America have been falling all over themselves to clamor for more Syrian economic migrants (and more synagogue attacks and terror plots), Jewish leaders in Europe where the Muslim settlers walk around shouting, "Death to the Jews" are much less enthusiastic about more arrivals and more Muslim anti-Semitism. Oskar Deutsch, head of Vienna’s Jewish community, told reporters on Monday that he is concerned that the overwhelming rush of asylum seekers into Austria would result in a rise in anti-Semitism, European media reported. Deutsch argued that many of the Muslim migrants have been raised on a “diet...
  • What Will Capitulation of the GOP Establishment Look Like? (enjoyable article)

    11/26/2015 6:59:36 AM PST · by cotton1706 · 22 replies ^ | 11/25/15 | Michael Stopa
    It looks increasingly likely that Donald Trump will be the Republican nominee for President. He has led in the polls for four months, he has more money than all the other candidates combined in spite of which he is the beneficiary of seemingly limitless free media, and his campaign rallies have the excitement of rock concerts. As my co-host Todd Feinburg and I discuss in this week’s Harvard Lunch Club Political Podcast, Trump is rolling on. And that no doubt precipitates PVCs from many of the elites on the right (not to mention utter hysteria from everyone on the left)....
  • Obama Signs NDAA; DCM to Sell Surplus .45s

    11/26/2015 6:57:07 AM PST · by marktwain · 27 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 26 November, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    On Wednesday, 25 November, 2015, President Barack Hussein Obama signed the National Defense Authorization act. He had vetoed the first version of the bill to reach his desk on 22 October, 2015, about a month ago. In the latest version, S. 1356, there is a section, 1087, which re-authorizes the Civilian Marksmanship Program to sell surplus 1911 and 1911A1 pistols and their parts and accessories to the public. The sales are limited to 10,000 per year. There are about 100,000 of these pistols available that are surplus, so they should be available for a several years.From the bill(pdf):''(h) AUTHORIZED TRANSFERS.-(1)...
  • Socialist Brussels Mayor: "We Will Not Live Under an Islamic Regime"

    11/26/2015 6:56:15 AM PST · by Lera · 18 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | November 24, 2015 | Daniel Greenfield
    Americans will also be able to enjoy the glamorous European lockdown lifestyle Tempers are fraying in a Brussels to enriched by Muslim diversity that the city is under lockdown and parts of it are no-go zones. They're fraying so much that politically incorrect things are being said. Yvan Mayeur, the socialist mayor of Brussels, said the closure of the city’s restaurants, museums and shops, which is feared to have cost hundreds of millions of euros in lost trade, had been a “catastrophe”. "We cannot continue to live in these conditions. We will not live under the Islamic regime,” he said....
  • Media's Topple Trump Efforts Fail

    11/26/2015 6:56:10 AM PST · by cotton1706 · 6 replies ^ | 11/26/15 | Matt Towery
    Much like the 1960s comedy "Get Smart," GOP establishment operatives and candidates have formed their own version of "KAOS," the evil organization that continually tried to "get" Agent Maxwell Smart. Except in this case, it's many Republican traditionalists that are trying to "get" Donald Trump. These efforts will backfire on them, as did the best attempts at mischief by KAOS in the comedy classic. To fully comprehend how off-base the pundits and establishment consultants are about the 2016 race for the GOP presidential nomination, let's first examine a tale of two polls taken in Florida recently. The first was conducted...
  • Give More Thanks, and Pass the Mayonnaise

    11/26/2015 6:55:57 AM PST · by Kaslin · 4 replies ^ | November 26, 2015 | Jackie Gingrich Cushman
    While a few members of my extended family celebrate Thanksgiving as a prelude to the sales that follow Thanksgiving, I think of it as the day before the turkey leftovers. To me, there is nothing better than a leftover turkey sandwich with mayonnaise, spicy mustard, icebox lettuce and tomato. We know the first American Thanksgiving story. Almost 400 years ago, the pilgrims and Indians came together to share their harvest. Since then, Thanksgiving has become a day of family gatherings, feasting and football. While growing up in Carrollton, Georgia, I looked forward to Thanksgiving weekend, when our small town put...
  • NH GOP Chief Jennifer Horn Fights Resignation Calls After She Slams Trump

    11/26/2015 6:53:01 AM PST · by detective · 18 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 25 Nov 2015 | Matthew Boyle
    New Hampshire GOP chairwoman Jennifer Horn is fighting off calls for her resignation after she violated the bylaws of her own state party by attacking GOP candidate Donald Trump. WMUR, a local New Hampshire news outlet, first reported the calls for her resignation by GOP state Rep. Steve Stepanek of Amherst, New Hampshire.
  • John Kasich's Bad Idea

    11/26/2015 6:48:19 AM PST · by Kaslin · 15 replies ^ | November 26, 2015 | Cal Thomas
    Conservatives are supposed to be against big government and opposed to the left's belief that problems can and should be solved by Washington. Which is why Ohio governor and Republican presidential candidate John Kasich's proposal to create a new government agency to promote "Judeo-Christian values" is a really bad idea. Put aside for a moment that the federal government does few things well, or within budget, and consider also how preposterous and unworkable such an idea would be. In a speech at the National Press Club in Washington last week, Kasich, who grew up Catholic and remains a man of...
  • The Mayflower Compact

    11/26/2015 6:43:03 AM PST · by cotton1706 · 36 replies
    In the name of God, Amen. We whose names are under-written, the loyal subjects of our dread sovereign Lord, King James, by the grace of God, of Great Britain, France, and Ireland King, Defender of the Faith, etc. Having undertaken, for the glory of God, and advancement of the Christian faith, and honor of our King and Country, a voyage to plant the first colony in the northern parts of Virginia, do by these presents solemnly and mutually, in the presence of God, and one of another, covenant and combine our selves together into a civil body politic, for our...
  • A Country to Give Thanks For

    11/26/2015 6:42:39 AM PST · by Kaslin · 17 replies ^ | November 26, 2015 | Michael Reagan
    The Middle East is in total chaos. Terrorism is only getting worse. We've got big economic, immigration and racial problems we can't solve. And we're in the middle of a presidential election that looks like it'll end badly for the country -- no matter whom we elect. With all this trouble, tragedy and unhappiness around the world and at home, it's easy to forget the good things we have. Sometimes it takes an immigrant to remind us how lucky we Americans are. My dear friends Karel and Sandy know why they love the USA and why it is so special....
  • Former boxing champ O'Neil ‘SuperNova’ Bell shot and killed in Atlanta robbery

    11/26/2015 6:36:15 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 19 replies ^ | November 26, 2015 | Richard Webster
    Former boxing champion O'Neil “SuperNova” Bell, 41, was shot to death during a robbery just after midnight on November 25 when he exited a MARTA bus in southwest Atlanta. Another robbery suspect victim getting off the same bus was also shot in the hip but is alive, according to 11 Alive in Atlanta. When police arrived on the scene, they found both gunshot victims lying in the street. Bell, a cruiserweight world boxing champion from Jamaica who fought professionally from 1998 through 2011, was pronounced dead at the scene. The surviving male victim, 28, was taken to Grady Hospital with...
  • Alan Grayson Threatens Lawsuit on Citizenship Grounds if Ted Cruz Is the GOP Nominee

    11/26/2015 6:34:01 AM PST · by Isara · 82 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 25 Nov 2015 | Jeff Poor
    ...While discussing Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), Grayson told Colmes he didn’t view Cruz as a natural-born citizen and would challenge his candidacy with a lawsuit if he were selected by GOP voters to be the party’s presidential nominee.Partial transcript as follow (courtesy Fox News Radio): ....GRAYSON: It's resolved itself into this weird reality show. It's not "The Biggest Loser" that they're choosing, it's "The Biggest Bigot."COLMES: That's very interesting, are they all bigots?GRAYSON: Show me one who represents the exception here. In a sense I guess Cruz is not technically that way, because technically he's not even an America.COLMES: Well,...
  • Some Thoughts to Help Deepen Gratitude">Some Thoughts to Help Deepen Gratitude

    11/26/2015 6:34:01 AM PST · by Salvation · 4 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 00-25-15 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    Some Thoughts to Help Deepen Gratitude Msgr. Charles Pope • November 25, 2015 • True gratitude is a grace, or gift, from God. It proceeds from a humble and transformed heart. In such a case we do not render thanks merely because it is polite or expected, or because God commands it, but because it naturally flows from a profound experience of gratitude. The “command” of Scripture to give thanks is not a moralism, but a truth and a description of what flows from a transformed heart.Thus, an anointing to seek from God is the powerful transformation of our intellect...
  • Washington's First Thanksgiving and the Foundation of Free Speech

    11/26/2015 6:33:40 AM PST · by Kaslin · 3 replies ^ | November 26, 2015 | Erik Telford
    In September of 1789, a scant six months after the first legislative session in our nation's history convened, Congress passed a resolution recommending a national day of thanks. On October 3, 1789, President George Washington issued his Thanksgiving Proclamation, establishing the first national Thanksgiving and giving us one of the most concise definitions of purpose for the United States. In his proclamation, President Washington asked for Thanksgiving to be a day to recognize "the peaceable and rational manner in which we have been enabled to establish constitutions of government for our safety and happiness, and particularly the national one now...

    11/26/2015 6:31:04 AM PST · by knarf · 16 replies
    youtube ^ | Thanksgiving Day 2015 | knarf
    The Movie The Song (illustrated) Happy Thanksgiving to all who can remember these days .... and those that can't .... 'cause we all seem to have survived ... or y'woody'nt (get it?) be her in FR
  • Thanksgiving 2015

    11/26/2015 6:27:55 AM PST · by LSUfan · 1 replies
    Terror Trends Bulletin ^ | 26 Nov 15 | Christopher W. Holton
    It’s Thanksgiving Day 2015 and, despite hollow assurances from a president who is increasingly regarded as cavalier about the national security of the United States, the country is on edge. America is on edge because the Islamic State has been allowed to metastasize and spread over the past two years after President Obama dismissed them as the “JV” team. Nor is the Islamic State “contained.” Here is a list of the Jihadist entities stretching from the Philippines to North Africa, that have pledged allegiance to the Islamic State.
  • Google deems Bernie Sanders’ economic plan a ‘phishing scam’

    11/26/2015 6:25:16 AM PST · by Lonesome in Massachussets · 4 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | November 25, 2015 | Stephen Dinan
    Democratic presidential hopeful Bernard Sanders’ economic plan triggered Gmail’s “phishing scam” antenna, with the mail system saying the senator’s liberal campaign promises — including lower prescription drug prices and free college for all — sound like frauds. “Be careful with this message. It contains content that’s typically used to steal personal information,” Gmail said in a bright red warning box that appeared at the top of a message sent by Mr. Sanders’ campaign Friday, laying out his “Agenda for Working Families.”
  • Brussels Mosque evacuated as several envelopes with suspicious white powder found; anthrax feared

    11/26/2015 6:21:36 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 17 replies ^ | Kamilla Solieva / Alexandros Koronakis
    Brussels largest and oldest mosque, the Great Mosque, has been evacuated and decontamination units called after an envelope reportedly containing a “suspicious powder” was found inside. A civil protection squad has decontaminated several people as a precaution. The Fire service fears this powder to be anthrax. First partial tests show that the powder is not radioactive. The person who opened the package discovered white powder and immediately contacted the authorities. A specialized crew from the fire department was sent, witnesses at the scene said. Fire brigade Capt. Anne Wibin said 11 people underwent a precautionary decontamination until it could be...