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  • two-christians-beheaded-in-new-jersey-by-muslim-man-media-silent

    04/29/2013 5:41:14 PM PDT · by yldstrk · 37 replies
    The Minority Report ^ | February 25, 2013 | Steve Foley
    Authorities in New Jersey allege a Muslim man beheaded two Coptic Christians, burying their bodies and heads and hands in separate graves near Philadelphia, bringing the horror of the persecution of Christians in Islamic nations to the United States. According to New York’s WABC-TV, the Muslim was identified as Yusuf Ibrahim, 28. He was taken into custody after the bodies were found. The report said investigators alleged Ibrahim killed the victims then severed their heads and hands, and buried the remains in the back yard of a home in Buena Vista, N.J. The report said the victims were from the...
  • How Taxpayers Are Funding Political Lobbying

    04/29/2013 5:35:22 PM PDT · by MichCapCon · 2 replies
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 4/28/2013 | Jarrett Skorup
    Michigan law requires public school districts to report publicly on their website how much taxpayer money they use to lobby the Legislature. But districts in Oakland, Macomb and Wayne County have found a way to work around the law. In practice, this means that these public school districts can appear less politically active than they really are, while simultaneously spending hundreds of thousands of dollars on political lobbying. The Setup Enter the Tri-County Alliance. The TCA is a 501c(4) non-profit, which means it is a tax-exempt organization that can lobby for or against legislation. The organization spends its money on...
  • EU to ban pesticides linked to bee deaths

    04/29/2013 5:30:25 PM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 6 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 4-29-2013 | Melanie Hall
    A vote at the European Commission on Monday means a continent-wide ban on pesticides linked to bee deaths could be in place later this year. Neonicotinoid chemicals in sprays are believed to harm bees, whose numbers have been falling across Europe. The European Commission says they should be restricted to crops not attractive to bees and other pollinators, but many farmers and crop experts have argued that there is insufficient data. The Commission will impose a two-year restriction on neonicotinoids after 15 countries voted in favour of a ban on Monday - not enough to form a qualified majority, but...
  • Who Says Pigford Is Reparations? [ DNC fought GOP to keep Slavery- Make them pay reparations ]

    04/29/2013 5:26:54 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 11 replies ^ | April 29,2013 | by Lee Stranahan
    In a 2001 debate on the issue of slavery reparations, Al Pires--one of the lead attorneys behind the Pigford black farmers settlement--referred to the settlement "mini-reparations" and described the reparations "'dream team' he was part of," which included one of President Barack Obama's most important law school mentors.
  • CMU Parade Controversy Over Naked Woman, Dressed As Pope

    04/29/2013 5:17:57 PM PDT · by Third Person · 63 replies
    KDKA Pittsburgh ^ | April 29th, 2013 | Staff
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Students at Carnegie Mellon say it’s freedom of expression, but the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh calls it inappropriate and disrespectful. At an annual art school parade, a female student dressed up as the pope, and was naked from the waist down while she passed out condoms. Even more, witnesses say the woman had shaved her pubic hair in the shape of a cross. The Diocese has asked CMU to take action. “I think we all know that when we’re growing up we do stupid things but to cross over the line in this instance shouldn’t happen with...
  • Grover Norquist: A Republican who acts like a Democrat?

    04/29/2013 5:13:39 PM PDT · by AuntB · 23 replies
    TeaPartyNation/C-span ^ | Oct. 10, 2011 | Dr. Rich Swier
    I and others have written about Grover Norquist and his ties to unscrupulous individuals and organizations. Now Congressman Frank R. Wolf, Republican from Virginia District 10, has gone to the floor of the House of Representatives and taken Norquist to task. Congressman Wolf states, "My conscience has compelled me to come to the floor today to voice concerns I have with the influence Grover Norquist, the president of Americans for Tax Reform, has on the political process in Washington. My issue is not with ATR’s goal of keeping taxes low. Like Ronald Reagan said, and I believe, “the problem is...
  • CNN's Candy Crowley: System 'Worked' In Boston

    04/29/2013 5:10:16 PM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 28 replies
    Breibart - Big Journalism ^ | 4-29-2013 | John Nolte
    The Free Beacon catches this jaw-dropper from CNN's Candy Crowley on her Sunday show, "State of the Union": CANDY CROWLEY: Here’s what I’m gathering from the show today talking to folks in office and out of office observing from an expert point of view, it doesn’t look as though there were really dots that were not connected. It looks as though it worked even though it ended up horribly. Give me all your alls’ takes, start over here, on whether — are you troubled by anything? Or do you think there was basically there was not much more that could...
  • Teen picks up trash armed with WWII gun

    04/29/2013 5:09:56 PM PDT · by redreno · 29 replies ^ | 04/25/2013 | unknown
    A man says he walks his neighborhood with a World War II rifle to pick up garbage and keep the area safe. WCNC reports.
  • Ron Paul: Police manhunt for Boston Marathon bombing suspect scarier than attack

    04/29/2013 5:09:10 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 76 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | April 29, 2013 | Cheryl K. Chumley
    Former Rep. Ron Paul said the law enforcement that swarmed around Boston in the days following the marathon bombings was scarier than the actual terrorist attack. “The Boston bombing provided the opportunity for the government to turn what should have been a police investigation into a military-style occupation of an American city,” he said on the Lew Rockwell website, Politico reported. “This unprecedented move should frighten us as much or more than the attack itself.” The terror attacks on April 15 in Boston killed three and injured 264. Mr. Paul, a former libertarian political candidate who served in Congress as...
  • Stuntman dies while zip-lining across river in India

    04/29/2013 5:03:23 PM PDT · by Doogle · 18 replies
    FOX NEWS ^ | 04/29/13 | FOX
    An Indian stuntman attempting to break a world record by crossing a river on a zip-line -- while hanging by his ponytail -- died while performing the feat Sunday. Police officer Sailendra Nath Roy, 49, apparently had a heart attack as a result of zip-lining on a wire suspended nearly 600 feet in the air across the River Teesta in West Bengal, India, according to a Sky News report. Roy holds the Guinness World Record for covering the longest distance on a zip-line while hanging by his hair. Roy’s shoulder-length hair was attached to a pulley on a wire, and...
  • Prominent death penalty lawyer Judy Clarke appointed for Boston Marathon bombing suspect

    04/29/2013 5:02:58 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    BOSTON — The defense team representing the Boston Marathon bombing suspect got a major boost Monday with the addition of Judy Clarke, a San Diego lawyer who has managed to get life sentences instead of the death penalty for several high-profile clients, including the Unabomber and the gunman in the rampage that injured former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. Clarke’s appointment was approved Monday by U.S. Magistrate Judge Marianne Bowler....
  • Dems push gun control agenda in DC, but not in battleground states

    04/29/2013 5:02:58 PM PDT · by neverdem · 10 replies
    The Hill ^ | 04/29/13 | Alexander Bolton
    Democratic leaders are wooing staunchly pro-gun candidates to run in pivotal Senate races at the same time they are discussing a strategy for bringing gun control legislation back up for debate. The two-pronged effort has prompted Republicans to accuse the Senate Democratic leadership of hypocrisy, but Democrats say it is simply smart politics. The question is whether two of the Democrats’ most promising potential candidates in Montana and South Dakota will pay a price for the leadership’s political maneuverings in Washington. Or will recruiting candidates who do not support President Obama’s gun control agenda have any effect on Democratic fundraising...
  • WA:Anti-gunners will launch gun control initiative campaign

    04/29/2013 5:02:33 PM PDT · by marktwain · 1 replies
    Seattle Gun Rights Examiner ^ | 29 April, 2013 | Dave Workman
    Washington state firearms owners will learn Monday morning what kind of fight they will have on their hands when a group calling itself the Washington Alliance for Gun Responsibility – which sounds increasingly like “gun registration” – reveals its political plans. Meanwhile, some folks on the Seattle Guns forum are looking at a different initiative effort, and they're already working on it. This would be called the Firearms Freedom Act of 2013.And there are also concerns about whether background checks might collide with patient privacy under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).According to the Everett Herald and Seattle...
  • Five Boston Marathon Bombing Conspiracy Theories Debunked

    04/29/2013 4:57:02 PM PDT · by mnehring · 22 replies
    In the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing and the subsequent capture of one and killing of the other suspect, a number of conspiracy theories have arisen (as they always do) . Let’s sift through some of the more prominent ones and do a gut/fact check.1. #FalseFlag Perhaps the first “official” conspiracy floated (largely by big-time conspiracy theory profiteer Alex Jones), some people believed that the attack was a “false flag.” This term in conspiracy theorist jargon means any situation where an attack is presumed orchestrated by a government or organization pretending to be someone or something else. Why this is the...
  • Remember claims 90% of Americans wanted background check bill to pass?: Well, it was clearly wrong

    04/29/2013 4:54:46 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    John Lott ^ | April 27, 2013 | John Lott
    Despite assurances by the likes of Nate Silver that these are solid polls showing "Overwhelming majorities of 80 to 90 percent of the public say they favor background checks," I have previously noted my skepticism of these claims. To me, it wasn't too surprising that the Senate voted down the gun control bill about 10 days ago. My concern is that people were really just being asked about whether they wanted to keep criminals from getting guns, not about the particular legislation being voted on by the Senate. Well, now there is another poll by the PEW Research Center that...
  • Migrants strangle France alive [French government cuts immigrants welfare by 83%]

    04/29/2013 4:52:36 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 23 replies
    Pravda/RU ^ | 28 December 2012
    It seems that migration policies of a leading country in Europe, France, are seriously changing. The country is no longer able to hold back the crowd of migrants, many of whom do not want to integrate into the social and economic life of their new home country. The upcoming radical changes for migrants were announced by French Interior Minister Manuel Valls. After a meeting on the National Immigration and Integration, French Interior Minister Manuel Valls announced significant changes in the countryÂ’s migration policy. The government will reduce financial assistance to immigrants, and this reduction will be substantial. Starting March 1...
  • California lawmakers weigh first statewide ban on lead ammo

    04/29/2013 4:50:21 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 34 replies
    FOX News ^ | April 28, 2013 | Associated Press
    In November, one of the oldest condors in Central California died from lead poisoning after being found with tiny bullet fragments and a .22-caliber slug in his gullet that he apparently swallowed with a mouthful of meat. The 9-year-old giant was one of the earliest released in a condor recovery program along the Big Sur coast. His death -- and the recent death of a golden eagle near Sacramento -- are being highlighted by health and environmental groups who want California to become the first state to impose a statewide ban on the use of lead bullets for hunting.
  • Mid-East Prophecy Update - April 28th, 2013 (Dispensational Caucus)

    04/29/2013 4:49:50 PM PDT · by GiovannaNicoletta · 4 replies
    YouTube ^ | April 28, 2013 | Uploaded by JD Farag
    Mid-East Prophecy Update - April 28th, 2013 Pastor JD presents three assertions, which seemingly point to Islam's pronounced presence in prophecy as yet another reason that Christ's return for His church is sooner than we may think.
  • Women Catholic Deacons 'No Longer Taboo'

    04/29/2013 4:49:39 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 27 replies
    The Local ^ | 4/29/13
    Germany's top Roman Catholic has called for women to be allowed to become deacons, which would enable them to perform baptisms and marriages outside of mass - a novelty for Catholic women.Archbishop of Freiburg Robert Zollitsch, who chairs the German Bishops' Conference, called for the change at the end of a four-day meeting to discuss possible reforms. The conference, the first of its kind, invited 300 Roman Catholic experts to propose reforms. Zollitsch's comments echo year-long calls from the Central Committee of German Catholics to permit women to become deacons. On Sunday, Zollitsch said that aim was no longer a...
  • Plane Makes Emergency Golf Course Landing

    04/29/2013 4:45:49 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 12 replies
    NBC Los Angeles ^ | Monday, Apr 29, 2013
    A small plane landed near the third hole at Westlake Golf Course Monday afternoon, according to workers at the course. Three passengers were traveling in the single-engine Cessna, said Deputy Mark Pope, with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. At least one person was injured. It happened about 2:10 p.m. in the 4800 block of Lakeview Canyon Road in West Lake Village (map). It was the second rough landing by a small plane in Los Angeles in three days. On Saturday, a plane with landing gear problems was guided to a safe landing on its belly into Van Nuys Airport....