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  • AZ: Poll Favors Reforming Gun Laws

    04/17/2014 5:21:50 PM PDT · by marktwain
    Gun Watch ^ | 18 April, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    A story in the Arizona Daily Star about an anti-second amendment group included a poll on whether gun laws needed to be stronger, changed a little, kept the same, or reduced.  From the Star: Do you think we need more laws placing restrictions on guns? Yes. We need much stronger laws. Yes, but only a few common-sense changes. No. The laws are OK the way they are. No. We have too many laws, and most of them should be eliminated. What is interesting about this poll is the last choice.   It is almost never given on these old...
  • Maddow: Why Doesn't The War On Terror Fight "Right-Wing American" Terrorism?

    04/17/2014 5:13:40 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 12 replies
    RCP ^ | 4-16-2014 | RealClearPolitics
    Rachel Maddow talks to Michael Leiter, former director of the National Counterterrorism Center, about how jihadist violence dominates the media in a way that home-grown, right-wing terror does not.
  • Hillary Breaks Down And Comes Clean on The Utter Failure of Her Political Career

    Hillary Breaks Down And Comes Clean on The Utter Failure of Her Political Career But More Than Likely She's Just Really Screwing With Your Mind, America!
  • NASA's Kepler Discovers First Earth-Size Planet In The 'Habitable Zone' of Another Star

    04/17/2014 5:09:38 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 7 replies
    NASA ^ | 4/17/2014 | NASA
    Using NASA's Kepler Space Telescope, astronomers have discovered the first Earth-size planet orbiting a star in the "habitable zone" -- the range of distance from a star where liquid water might pool on the surface of an orbiting planet. The discovery of Kepler-186f confirms that planets the size of Earth exist in the habitable zone of stars other than our sun. While planets have previously been found in the habitable zone, they are all at least 40 percent larger in size than Earth and understanding their makeup is challenging. Kepler-186f is more reminiscent of Earth. "The discovery of Kepler-186f...
  • Obama: No Fixes to Obamacare Until GOP has ‘Change in Attitude’

    04/17/2014 5:08:11 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 15 replies
    PJ Media ^ | April 17, 2014 | Bridget Johnson
    President Obama stepped out at the White House daily briefing today to again berate Republicans for challenging Obamacare — in what appeared to be an attempt to get politicians to stop talking about the law’s negative effects before midterm elections. Obama announced “as more data comes in, we now know that the number of Americans who’ve signed up for private insurance in the marketplaces has grown to 8 million people.” “Before this law added new transparency and competition to the individual market, folks who’ve bought insurance on their own regularly saw double-digit increases in their premiums. That was the norm....
  • More ticks with Lyme disease found in urban areas

    04/17/2014 5:05:14 PM PDT · by Up Yours Marxists · 5 replies
    WBNG ^ | April 18, 2014 12:01 GMT | Matt Porter
    Vestal, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Standing just feet from a cement trail leading to Binghamton University's East Gym, biologist Ralph Garruto demonstrated how he has found ticks hiding in plain sight. "If you have a picnic table out over there, under a tree like that or just off to the edge, ticks are in this kind of leaf litter," Garruto said. Garruto has been studying tick behavior since the pests arrived in Broome County en masse six years ago. Through his research, he's found more ticks living around building and in man-made environments than in the deep woods. Recently, after testing...
  • Solar companies learn to play nice with environmentalists [setting aside land]

    04/17/2014 5:00:27 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 8 replies
    GIGAOM ^ | flashback AUG. 9, 2011 | by Ucilia Wang
    As more solar farms arise in the sunny corners of the U.S., it’s inevitable that solar developers will have to play ball with environmentalists. First Solar and SunPower announced an agreement with the environmental groups to add thousands of acres near their projects for wildlife protection. As more solar farms arise in the sunny corners of the U.S., it’s inevitable that solar developers will have to play ball with environmental groups. First Solar and SunPower announced an agreement on Tuesday with the Sierra Club and others to add thousands of acres near their proposed projects for wildlife protection. The agreement...
  • PETA Enlists Kids To Tell First Lady Easter Egg Policy is Rotten

    04/17/2014 4:58:52 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 6 replies
    PETA Enlists Kids To Tell First Lady Easter Egg Policy is Rotten ABC News By Alexander Mallin 5 hours ago While the annual White House Easter Egg Roll celebration isn't one typically embroiled in controversy, three young girls are letting First Lady Michelle Obama know they aren't happy about it. Well, three young girls on behalf of PETA, or the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. "I'm not mad. I'm just disappointed," says one girl, in the YouTube video released by the group this week titled, "Michelle Obama, We Need to Talk." After some deep sighs and shaking of...
  • Michaels hack hit 3 million

    04/17/2014 4:46:29 PM PDT · by John W · 6 replies
    CNN Money via KSPR ^ | April 17, 2014 | Katie Lobosco
    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - A security breach at Michaels Stores lasted eight months and affected about 3 million customers, the company said Thursday. The news comes three months after the nation's largest crafts chain told customers it learned of a possible hack. It's been investigating since then. Some customers' credit and debit card numbers as well as expiration dates were compromised, but the company said there is no evidence that information such as a customers' names or PINs were stolen.
  • New TriMet bridge gets Native American name [Commie name! No private cars or trucks allowed!!]

    04/17/2014 4:44:08 PM PDT · by matt1234 · 10 replies
    Northwest Cable News ^ | April 16, 2014 | Cornelius Swart
    Portland's newest bridge across the Willamette River is now officially called "Tilikum Crossing, Bridge of the People." The new name was announced in a ceremony along the waterfront Wednesday at around 10:30 a.m. --SNIP-- Tilikum Crossing: Referencing a Native American term for 'common people.' --SNIP-- The bridge is part of a new $1.5 billion, 7-mile Portland-Milwaukie light rail line. The bridge will be the largest in the nation to carry transit, pedestrians, bikes but no private cars or trucks. The bridge was estimated to cost $134 million and was expected to open in Sept. of 2015.
  • ANTI-GUN FREAKS: 65yr. Old Man Shoots Squirrel, Has Guns Seized, Could Face Prison

    04/17/2014 4:43:38 PM PDT · by kingattax · 36 replies
    Clash Daily ^ | 17 April 2014
    A 65-year-old man faces an array of charges after shooting a squirrel in his yard Monday morning, police said in a press release. James Toigo, 258 Housatonic Dr., was charged with unlawful discharge of a firearm, cruelty to an animal, first-degree reckless endangerment, second-degree breach of peace, failure to register an assault rifle and three counts of possessing large-capacity magazines, according to a police press release from Officer Jeffrey Nielsen.
  • Fox News Poll: 49 percent think White House had IRS target conservatives

    04/17/2014 4:42:57 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 7 replies
    FOX News ^ | April 17, 2014 | By Dana Blanton
    Nearly half of American voters think the IRS targeted conservative groups at the request of the White House, and most want Congress to keep investigating the matter. The latest Fox News poll also finds 69 percent don’t feel President Obama has followed through on his vow to “find out exactly what happened on this.” By a 49-41 percent margin, voters believe the Obama administration “intentionally had the IRS target conservative political groups.” That includes 26 percent of Democrats, 52 percent of independents and 71 percent of Republicans. Overall, 72 percent of voters disagree with the president when he says there...
  • New Dem Strategy: Stop Running From Obamacare

    04/17/2014 4:40:22 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 17, 2014 | Daniel Doherty
    Can Obamacare be fixed? Vulnerable Democrats are pot committed to this idea. They say most Americans do not want to repeal Obamacare and therefore the only way to make it work is to reform it. They accuse Republicans of not having a viable alternative and wasting billions of dollars on failed efforts to defund it. As a consequence, some Democrats are urging the party to stand firm on this issue, and to stop running way from a law many of them voted for. The AP reports: Republicans already were pushing their luck by vowing to "repeal and replace" the health...
  • Emails Show Corruption At Heart Of Administration

    04/17/2014 4:37:43 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 11 replies
    Investors Business Daily ^ | April 17, 2014 | IBD Editorial
    New emails show that both the IRS and Justice Department were involved in a probe of Tea Party and other conservative groups. This is no mere scandal — it's a major breach of the law. President Obama told Fox News in February that there wasn't "even a smidgen of corruption" in what the IRS did. The corruption is there, Mr. President, and it demands a prosecution. The only remaining question is whether the rot extends to your office, too.
  • The tragedy of Venezuela

    04/17/2014 4:33:07 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 3 replies
    CainTV.com ^ | April 16, 2014 | Dan Calabrese
    Where leftist dreams have all come true.Barack Obama and the Democratic Party insist they are not really socialists, because in socialist countries the government controls all the means of production. My rejoinder to that would be that U.S. Democrats have a goal at all times of controlling as much of the economy as they can - definitely including the means of production (what do you think "climate change" is really all about?) - and if you want to examine what the result would be if all their policy goals were realized, I present to you, the wonderful but tragically troubled...
  • Oregon Ruling Spurs Halt on Immigration Detainers

    04/17/2014 4:27:42 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 2 replies
    ABC News ^ | April 17, 2014 | By GOSIA WOZNIACKA
    A federal judge in Oregon has found that an immigrant woman's constitutional rights were violated when she was held in jail without probable cause at the request of U.S. immigration authorities, one of several recent federal court decisions to scrutinize the practice of keeping people in jail after they're eligible for release so that they can be considered for deportation. The rulings make it clear that local officials are not required to honor immigration authorities' requests that someone in custody continue to be held even though their original charges were resolved or they are eligible for bail, and that local...
  • After Trayvon Martin Slaying, Family Demands Justice For Another Unarmed Slain Teen

    04/17/2014 4:20:54 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 21 replies
    Support Online Hip Hop News ^ | April 16, 2014 | Biz Jones
    After the emotional trial of slain teenager Trayvon Martin's killer George Zimmerman last year, justice is being demanded for the unlawful killing of another teen by a New York police officer. A "Justice for #RamarleyGraham" campaign has launched in hopes of indicting the man responsible for taking an 18-year-old's life. The Department of Justice and the U.S. Attorney's office have the power to take over the case and hold Ramarley's killer accountable. Join us in demanding the DOJ and U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara conduct a thorough investigation and bring federal charges against Officer...
  • The twisted logic of liberals calling Americans "domestic terrorists"...

    04/17/2014 4:17:04 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 12 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 4-17-14 | The Looking Spoon
    Harry Reid says the Bundy supporters are "domestic terrorists." When you hear liberals talking about who a terrorist is remember...
  • U.S. Congressman Compares Corruption in CDC's Vaccine Safety Studies of SEC to Bernie Madoff Scandal

    04/17/2014 4:14:41 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 1 replies
    PR Newswire ^ | 4/16/2014
    WATCHUNG, N.J., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In an April 8 interview on AutismOne's A Conversation of Hope radio show, Congressman Bill Posey's strong resolve and demands for transparency were evident as he discussed the Center for Disease Control (CDC)'s handling of vaccine safety studies which affect "our most precious resource in our nation – our children." The 30-minute interview, conducted by vaccine industry watchdog, PhD biochemist Brian Hooker, delves into what Posey called "the incestuous relationship between the public health community and the vaccine makers and public officials." The Florida legislator, known as "Mr. Accountabililty," did not mince words...
  • Why Vladimir Putin Needs to Show Alaska Some Love

    04/17/2014 4:12:07 PM PDT · by PaulCruz2016 · 11 replies
    ABC News ^ | 04-17-2014 | Alyssa Newcomb
    Tell us how you really feel, Vladimir Putin. The Russian leader, who recently annexed Crimea from Ukraine, dissed Alaska today in his annual marathon question-and-answer session. Asked by a Russian woman if the U.S. state could be his next conquest, Putin seemed disinterested in adding it to his growing empire. "What would you need Alaska for?" he asked, adding that Russia already has enough cold territory. Russia sold Alaska to the United States in the 19th century for $7.2 million in gold.
  • 2014 FORMULA 1 UBS CHINESE GRAND PRIX - LIVE THREAD

    04/17/2014 4:07:42 PM PDT · by Chode · 13 replies
    Chode ^ | 4/17/2014 | Chode
    Shanghai Race Date: 20 Apr 2014 Circuit Name: Shanghai International Circuit First Grand Prix: 2004 Number of Laps: 56 Circuit Length: 5.451 km Race Distance: 305.066 km Lap Record: 1:32.238 - M Schumacher (2004) Friday Partly Sunny 21C Saturday Cloudy 19C Sunday Partly Sunny 19C
  • Poll: Most Americans believe Obama lies on important issues

    04/17/2014 3:51:54 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 16 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | 4/17/2014 | CHARLES HOSKINSON
    How much do Americans trust President Obama? Not much, according to a Fox News poll. Sixty-one percent of respondents in the poll released Thursday said Obama lies at least some of the time on important issues. An additional 20 percent said he lies every now and then. Only 15 percent believe the president is completely truthful. Predictably, Republicans were more likely to believe Obama is a liar, with 85 percent saying he lies some or most of the time. Thirty-one percent of Democrats said the president is always truthful. What's interesting is that independents were slightly more likely to believe...
  • UKRAINE: 45 day prayer marathon in Donetsk, the same with a peaceful rally Ukrainian patriots

    45 day prayer Marathon in Donetsk, the peaceful rally took place today Ukrainian Patriots "prayer for Ukraine". There were many calls do not go to this action, because the contemplation of provocation and beatings by the separatists, who were armed, anger control almost all of the major Admin executive agencies. People went to the rally, knowing full well that it might have been expected anything. But still came, there were about 5 thousand people. We do not get to the beginning of this meeting, as it coincided with the beginning of the beginning of our prayers in Constitution Square, but...
  • Mark Warner touts bipartisan bona fides

    04/17/2014 3:49:46 PM PDT · by neverdem · 9 replies
    The Hill ^ | April 16, 2014 | Cameron Joseph
    WAKEFIELD, VA. — Few members of Sen. Mark Warner's (D-Va.) party could headline an event in rural Virginia where National Rifle Association stickers were in popular demand and two separate confederate groups had booths set up. But Warner, who faces a competitive reelection race this year because of a challenge from former Republican National Committee Chairman Ed Gillespie, isn't like most Democrats. The former governor received a warm reception from the crowd attending the Shad Planking, Virginia’s biggest annual political event, even when he gently ribbed those in attendance. “Looking at this crowd, I realize I am here as an...
  • ACLU sues over delays for immigrants seeking U.S. protection

    04/17/2014 3:47:15 PM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 4 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | Kate Linthicum | Kate Linthicum
    Thousands of immigrants seeking protection in the United States have spent months in detention waiting for the government to determine whether they may have legitimate cases, even though regulations say they should receive a determination within 10 days, according to a class action lawsuit filed Thursday by the ACLU and other groups. The lawsuit accuses the government of violating the law and says tens of millions of taxpayer dollars have been needlessly spent on detention. Claire Nicholson, a spokeswoman for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, said she could not comment on pending litigation. The case, which was filed in the...
  • Impeach Eric Holder

    04/17/2014 3:47:15 PM PDT · by Col Vit · 13 replies
    POLITISITE ^ | 4/17/2014 | Colonel Steven B. Vitali USMC (Ret)
    Impeach Eric Holder Impeachment is the only cure for an unethical and extremely partisan US Attorney General. Eric Holder has established himself to be beyond the jurisdiction of American law. This leaves only one solution that is to impeach the Attorney General. Holder’s leadership of the DOJ fosters a climate of fear among the American public and increasingly Americans feel betrayed by a government that targets its citizens and a Justice Department who disperses out unequal justice and protection under the law.” What is the case for impeachment? When does the DOJ determine what laws to be enforced? Congress establishes...
  • Easter is a tasty time in Port Richmond's Polish diaspora

    04/17/2014 3:46:08 PM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 8 replies
    Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | 04/17/2014 | Samantha Melamed
    By late Friday morning, the line was nearly out the front door of Stan Swiacki Meats. That's nothing, said Ed Swiacki, 36, who still smokes kielbasa the same way his grandfather did in 1950. By Good Friday, lines will form before dawn, snaking past the counter stocked with rye bread, babka, and pierogi, down Salmon Street and onto Venango.
  • WHY THEY CALL IT DOPE: Harvard Scientists Studied the Brains of Pot Smokers

    04/17/2014 3:46:00 PM PDT · by kingattax · 50 replies
    Clash Daily ^ | 17 April 2014
    Every day, the push toward national legalization of marijuana seems more and more inevitable. As more and more politicians and noted individuals come out in favor of legalizing or at least decriminalizing different amounts of pot, the mainstream acceptance of the recreational use of the drug seems like a bygone conclusion. But before we can talk about legalization, have we fully understood the health effects of marijuana?
  • Hillary Clinton bundler pleads guilty to illegal contributions

    04/17/2014 3:44:26 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 4 replies
    Hillary Clinton bundler pleads guilty to illegal contributions By JOSH GERSTEIN | 4/17/14 5:03 PM EDT A prominent New York hotel magnate who was a top bundler for then-Sen. Hillary Clinton's 2008 presidential campaign pled guilty in federal court Thursday to making more than $180,000 in illegal campaign contributions and to witness tampering. Sant Chatwal, 70, admitted using employees and vendors for his hotels as straw donors to avoid limits dictated by campaign finance law. Investigators also recorded Chatwal telling an associate not to admit that donations were reimbursed, court papers say. "Without [donations] nobody will even talk to you,"...
  • PALIN VISIT: Conservative Women Rallying Around Ernst

    04/17/2014 3:42:25 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    WHO-TV ^ | April 16, 2014 | Sam Hoyle
    Sarah Palin already announced her support for US Senate candidate Joni Ernst. Now Palin is joining her on the campaign trail. The former vice presidential candidate will stump for Ernst at a rally in West Des Moines as part of a ShePAC event that aims to support, honor and elect conservative women. The “Heels On, Gloves Off” event is set for April 27th. Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds, Senator Deb Fischer of Nebraska and former Nebraska Governor Kay Orr will also attend the event.
  • 11 of the best captions for this portrait of a future Democrat

    04/17/2014 3:40:49 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 4 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 4-17-14 | The Looking Spoon
    Posted a blank of this photo over the weekend, here are 11 of the best/favorite captions people came up with. (as usual the Freepers dominated)
  • Passion of Christ Play Banned in Oxford after Councillor Mistakes it for Sex Show

    04/17/2014 3:40:39 PM PDT · by GreyFriar · 11 replies
    Brietbart - London ^ | April 17, 2014 | Nick Hallett
    A re-enactment of Christ's crucifixion that was due to take place on the streets of Oxford had to be cancelled after an official thought that "Passion play" meant "Sex show". The traditional play, organised by St Stephen's House theological college and St Mary and St John Church, involves a re-enactment of the trial and crucifixion of Christ in which actors playing Jesus, Mary, Pontius Pilate and Roman Soldiers would have paraded through the streets of the ancient university city.
  • Found! First Earth-Size Planet That Could Support Life

    04/17/2014 3:36:11 PM PDT · by Gettin Betta · 20 replies
    space.com ^ | April 17, 2014 | Miriam Kramer
    For the first time, scientists have discovered an Earth-size alien planet in the habitable zone of its host star, an "Earth cousin" that just might have liquid water and the right conditions for life.
  • Woman Killed During 13-Minute 911 Call (Killer on Pot)

    04/17/2014 3:35:50 PM PDT · by DannyTN · 23 replies
    newser.com ^ | 4/17/14 | Matt Cantor, Newser Staff
    ... Kristine, 44, told a 911 operator that Richard, 47, was hallucinating, scaring their three kids, and asking to be killed; she said he may have consumed edible marijuana and that their gun was locked in a safe, 9News reports. At 9:32pm, dispatchers reported domestic violence to two officers, adding that Richard had been smoking marijuana, the Post reports. ...
  • If the recklessness of liberalism could be boiled down to one sentence, this would be it...

    04/17/2014 3:35:38 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 4-17-14 | The Looking Spoon
    This was posted on an atheists blog on Tumblr with the tags "skepticism" and "open mindedness." (I guess it's "open-minded" to be "skeptical" about God, two five-letter words that start with "i" come to mind for me, the first is "irony," the second is much less polite)I don't know if this is the official rally cry of any liberal who fancies themselves as "progressive," but I'm sure none of them would disagree with this...Is this REALLY the most dangerous phrase? Yes, it's dangerous to use when a doctor who thinks it's still the 18th century suggests bleeding someone out when...
  • Obama: Dems should 'defend and be proud' of ACA [Republicans to end their quest to repeal Obamacare}

    04/17/2014 3:33:12 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 13 replies
    Obama: Dems should 'defend and be proud' of ACA By: Kyle Cheney and Jennifer Haberkorn April 17, 2014 03:57 PM EDT President Barack Obama called Thursday on Republicans to end their quest to repeal Obamacare — and Democrats to “forcefully defend and be proud” of the law. In remarks from the White House briefing room, Obama delivered a vigorous defense of the program, which has far exceeded enrollment expectations but remains a liability for Democrats in the midterm elections. “I don’t think we should apologize for it,” Obama said. “I don’t think we should be defensive about it. I think...
  • Liberty Movement Rising: “The Fight Is Just Beginning”

    04/17/2014 3:30:39 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 4 replies
    SHTF Plan ^ | 4/17/14 | Brandon Smith
    The label of “fringe” is a common one used by statists, bureaucrats and paid shills in order to marginalize those who would stand against government corruption. The primary assertion being sold is that the “majority” joyously supports the establishment; and the majority, of course, is always right. The liberty movement, which is a collection of numerous freedom organizations and political activists brought together by a shared philosophical bond, has been accused of “fringe” status for quite some time. With corporatist dominance over the mainstream media for decades backing an elitist machine in Washington and a global banking cartel footing the...
  • White is not right: Campus admins ask for help weeding out white people

    04/17/2014 3:26:25 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 32 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | April 15, 2014 | Robby Soave
    Western Washington University sent a questionnaire to students asking them for advice on how the administration could succeed at making sure that in future years, “we are not as white as we are today.” The question notes that WWU’s racial make up does not perfectly reflect the nation at large, and asks students to consider strategies that other universities have used to focus on skin color as the paramount indicator of a student-applicant’s worth. The president of WWU has stated that his explicit goal is to reduce the white population on campus, according to Campus Reform. “I’ve said before and...
  • 'Hobbit 3' Changing Name Before Release Date?

    04/17/2014 3:26:00 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 16 replies
    The Hobbit 3 is rumored to undergo a name change before the actual release date. The film was originally supposed to be called The Hobbit: There and Back Again but now might be changed to The Hobbit: Into the Fire. The news originated from the well-known Lord of the Rings fan-site called TheOneRing.net. The site claims a reliable source revealed that New Line has registered the new title. New Line also registered the unused The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies a few years ago, but that name was never used.
  • Ancient Rome was bigger than previously thought, archaeologists find

    04/17/2014 3:21:06 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 24 replies
    Telegraph (UK) ^ | April 16, 2014 | unattributed
    The researchers have been using an established technique known as magnetometry, which involves systematically and rapidly scanning the landscape with small handheld instruments in order to identify localised magnetic anomalies relating to buried ancient structures. These are then mapped out with specialised computer software, providing images similar to aerial photographs, which can be interpreted by archaeologists. In antiquity, the landscape in this recent study was known as the Isola Sacra and was surrounded by a major canal to the north, the river Tiber to the east and south, and the Tyrrhenian sea to the west. At the southernmost side of...
  • Comedian Lewis Black Wants Socialism as “Forced Christianity”–Here’s Why He’s Wrong

    04/17/2014 3:16:47 PM PDT · by IChing · 6 replies
    ClashDaily.com ^ | 4/16/14 | Donald Joy
    Someone needs to explain to those (especially socialists) who have been misled otherwise–Jesus Christ did not preach public charity. In fact, he taught the opposite. Deranged, hyper-manic left wing comedian Lewis Black made a complete fool of himself Monday when he gave a speech at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., delivering a slobbering, convulsive tirade in his usual style, that of a bombastic barroom boor who pontificates wildly in a blind rage on matters of which he knows next to nothing. Black claims that he is one of only a handful of true socialists still alive in American...
  • Body Slam This! Ancient Wrestling Match Was Fixed

    04/17/2014 3:15:49 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 23 replies
    Live Science ^ | April 16, 2014 | Owen Jarus
    ...The contract includes a clause that Demetrius is still to be paid if the judges realize the match is fixed and refuse to reward Nicantinous the win. If "the crown is reserved as sacred, (we) are not to institute proceedings against him about these things," the contract reads. It also says that if Demetrius reneges on the deal, and wins the match anyway, then "you are of necessity to pay as penalty to my [same] son on account of wrongdoing three talents of silver of old coinage without any delay or inventive argument." The translator of the text, Dominic Rathbone,...
  • Nigeria: Another Forgotten–Or Ignored–Jihad

    04/17/2014 3:15:24 PM PDT · by LSUfan · 2 replies
    Terror Trends Bulletin ^ | 17 April 2014 | Unattributed
    There is an unfortunate tendency in the West to downplay the threat from Jihad. This is especially true when the acts of Jihad occur in the Third World and especially when the victims are non-white and poor. This week has provided us with prime examples of this in Nigeria, where Boko Haram has continued its Jihadist terror with horrific attacks which have been little more than an afterthought in US and other Western media. 72 killed, 133 wounded, 129 young schoolgirls kidnapped, all since Monday...had this happened in Europe or the US, it would have stopped all activity. But it's...
  • Cramer's Stop Trading: Energy Revolution

    04/17/2014 3:11:28 PM PDT · by ckilmer · 1 replies
    Cramer discusses companies involved in Permian basin oil output whose numbers came in today at 2.75 million barrels a day
  • Arkansas: Female Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Files Two Complaints Against Her Own Party

    04/17/2014 3:10:38 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 17, 2014 | Daniel Doherty
    Well, if this isn't a burgeoning political headache for the party of “tolerance” and “inclusiveness,” I don't know what is. An Arkansas Democratic gubernatorial candidate has filed two complaints against state organizations affiliated with the Democratic Party. She claims Arkansas Democrats snubbed her at a dinner by refusing to let her speak, and on a separate occasion, referred to her primary opponent as “the next governor of Arkansas”…as she sat and listened. From ABC’s affiliate KATV: Arkansas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Dr. Lynette Bryant has filed a complaint against the Democratic Party of Arkansas and the Saline County Democratic Party...
  • Ukraine’s ‘Jew Register’ Either a Hoax or a Crude Extortion Scheme [John F'n Kerry Hoaxed]

    04/17/2014 3:09:42 PM PDT · by The Bat Ladys Husband · 33 replies
    Time ^ | 04/17/2014 | The Bat Ladys Husband
    A few anti-Semitic fliers in eastern Ukraine made global news after the U.S. Secretary of State spoke out against them. But on the evidence on display in Donetsk, the Jews of eastern Ukraine are in little danger
  • Taqiyya and Blasphemy Laws in the UK

    04/17/2014 3:08:09 PM PDT · by Enza Ferreri · 2 replies
    Enza Ferreri Blog ^ | 12 April 2014 | Enza Ferreri
    First published on FrontPage Magazine. By Enza Ferreri In British law, race and religion are increasingly becoming deliberately confused for the purpose of accusing critics of Islam of racism. A soccer fan was arrested on suspicion of inciting racial hatred after allegedly ripping up pages of the Quran and throwing them at a match. While on bail, he was also banned from attending any football games, visiting St Andrew's - the stadium of the incident -, and going to any city where his team Middlesbrough was playing. Insults against Islam are taken very seriously in Britain, and the world...
  • Is This Oil Field the Next Bakken?

    04/17/2014 2:57:59 PM PDT · by ckilmer · 41 replies
    fool.com ^ | April 17, 2014 | Robert Baillieul
    Is This Oil Field the Next Bakken? By Robert Baillieul - April 17, 2014 Over the past few years a handful of energy companies have been silently buying massive tracts of land in a little known area of Louisiana. Early estimates suggest that this oil rich region could contain 7 billion barrels of recoverable oil… putting it on par with other prolific shale fields like the North Dakota Bakken and the Texas Eagle Ford. And their bets are starting to pay off. Many of the area’s big oil producers have reported spectacular numbers from their drilling operations. And this could...
  • Execution, Interrupted: Killer’s Life Spared Moments Before Hanging

    04/17/2014 2:56:26 PM PDT · by PaulCruz2016 · 4 replies
    Time ^ | 04-17-2014 | Noah Rayman
    Hundreds of people are executed every year in Iran. Balal, thanks to the actions of his victim's mother, will not be one of them. Balal was standing on a chair, blindfolded and with a noose around his neck, when the mother of the man he stabbed to death seven years ago approached him, the Guardian reports. According to some interpretations of sharia law, the victim’s family participates in the punishment by pushing the chair from under the condemned man. But this time, the mother of the victim slapped Balal across the face and then helped the victim’s father remove the...
  • Sheriff's Deputy Accidentally Shoots Himself (Trying to shoot dog)

    04/17/2014 2:52:23 PM PDT · by Ken H · 44 replies
    KCAL ^ | April 16, 2014 | Tony Shin
    A Riverside County [California] Sheriff's deputy endured some scary moments after coming face to face with a pit bull before accidentally shooting himself. Investigators say he opened fire in self-defense, but NBC4 heard a different story from the dog's owner.