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  • SAVAGE NATION Wednesday 7/17/2013

    07/17/2013 5:56:24 PM PDT · by MaryLou1 · 8 replies
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  • New House Bill Wipes Mortgage Fraud Clean For Banksters

    07/17/2013 5:55:08 PM PDT · by Whenifhow · 12 replies ^ | July 17, 2013 | Susanne Posel
    The House Financial Services Committee (HFSC), headed by chair Jeb Hensarling, has approved proposed bill entitled, “Protecting American Taxpayers and Homeowners Act” (PATH) that is being sold to the American public as a way “to create a sustainable housing finance system.” Hensarling explained : “Our plan helps taxpayers and homeowners. It gives power and control back to consumers. Under the current broken system, unaccountable Washington elites have more of a say over who gets a mortgage than your local bank. The current system is a government monopoly run by the same types of Washington bureaucrats who run the IRS. America...
  • Boehner endorses push for citizenship for children of illegal immigrants

    07/17/2013 5:51:56 PM PDT · by Qbert · 56 replies
    The Hill ^ | 07/17/13 | Russell Berman
    Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Wednesday offered an endorsement for a proposal to grant citizenship to children who were brought to the U.S. illegally by their parents. “This is about basic fairness,” Boehner said one week after convening a two-hour meeting to discuss immigration with his conference. “These children were brought here of no accord of their own, and frankly they’re in a very difficult position,” he said. “And I think many of our members believe that this issue needs to be addressed.” Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) and Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) are crafting a bill to...
  • Trayvon Hoodie On MLK Image Goes Viral, Draws Ire From King's Niece

    07/17/2013 5:48:56 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 44 replies ^ | July 17, 2013 | Clyde Hughes
    An image of Martin Luther King Jr. in a hoodie similar to the one Trayvon Martin wore the night he was shot by George Zimmerman has gone viral in support of the teen after a Florida jury found Zimmerman not guilty of second-degree murder and manslaughter. But at least one member of King's family said she doesn't like the image.
  • Hitting the “blend wall”: Renewable fuel credit prices hit an all-time high

    07/17/2013 5:40:43 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 7 replies
    Hot Air ^ | July 17,2013 | ERIKA JOHNSEN
    The Renewable Fuels Standard — that oh so ingenious method of creating a fake market for a not-green, not-clean, food-price-spiking, special-interest-serving and overall terrible product — requires that the nation’s refiners blend an ever-increasing volume of specified and so-called biofuels into the fuel supply. Refiners, however, are insisting that we’re now getting to a point at which mixing the required volumes will exceed the 10 percent ethanol threshold they find acceptable for use in cars and trucks, a.k.a. hitting the “blend wall.” Refiners that don’t manage to achieve the mandated volume of biofuels are required to purchase credits (RINs), and...
  • Judge rules in favor of student thrown out of class for saying he doesn’t support gay lifestyle

    07/17/2013 5:38:44 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 43 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 7-16-13 | Thaddeus Baklinski
    A judge has ruled in favor of a student who sued after he was thrown out of class by a gay activist teacher for expressing his religious beliefs against the homosexual lifestyle. Federal District Judge Patrick J. Duggan of the Eastern District of Michigan declared the teacher’s actions in punishing Daniel Glowacki violated his First Amendment Rights. "While the Court certainly recognizes that schools are empowered to regulate speech to prevent students from invading the rights of other students, people do not have a legal right to prevent criticism of their beliefs or for that matter their way of life,"...
  • Ousted Metra CEO describes rough Illinois politics

    07/17/2013 5:36:18 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 3 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jul 17, 2013 6:41 PM EDT | Jason Keyser
    A former California transit executive tapped to clean up Chicago’s scandal-tarnished Metra commuter rail agency said Wednesday he was pushed out barely two years into the job for doing exactly that and resisting pressure from some of Illinois’ most powerful politicians. Alex Clifford was allowed to speak publicly for the first time Wednesday about his lucrative buyout, which critics have called hush money and a waste of taxpayer funds. Clifford alleged that House Speaker Michael Madigan pushed Metra staff for a pay raise for a political pal and that Madigan and another politician also sought patronage hires. Clifford also described...
  • Vacuum Tube Company Is Building A 3-Mile Hyperloop-Like Transport System

    07/17/2013 5:32:54 PM PDT · by Straight Vermonter · 85 replies
    Business Insider ^ | July 12, 2013 | Steven Tweedie
    < snip > Hyperloop transportation — referred to ... as a "cross between a Concorde, a railgun, and an air hockey table" — is a super fast tubular transport system with the ability to theoretically send someone from New York to L.A. in 30 minutes. Utilizing vacuum-sealed tubes, six-person capsules could be propelled up to speeds of 4,000 miles per hour. All while only feeling the G-forces similar to a car ride. Colorado-based company, ET3, is planning to build and test its own version of such a system, Yahoo reports, though they are calling it "Evacuated Tube Transport." ET3 will...
  • Migrant worker and activist allowed to stay in U.S.

    07/17/2013 5:31:54 PM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 4 replies
    North Country Public Radio ^ | Jul 17, 2013 | Sarah Harris
    Danilo Lopez will be allowed to stay in the country, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) says. Lopez, a Vermont migrant-worker-turned-activist from Mexico, advocated for a new law allowing people without legal status to get drivers' licenses. Lopez was scheduled to be deported on July 5. In 2011, Lopez was traveling in a friend’s car when a police officer pulled them over for speeding. Lopez was turned over to Border Patrol, detained and released. Since then, he’s helped Vermont’s migrant worker community get access to driver's licenses. Earlier this year, Lopez said that the campaign for driver's licenses is really...
  • Greece approves scheme to fire thousands of public workers

    07/17/2013 5:31:40 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 5 replies
    Reuters ^ | Jul 17, 2013 | Renee Maltezou and George Georgiopoulos
    Greece's shaky coalition government scraped through a vote on Wednesday on a bill to sack public sector workers as thousands chanting anti-austerity slogans protested outside parliament. The vote was the first major test for Prime Minister Antonis Samaras's two-party coalition since losing an ally over the abrupt shutdown of the state broadcaster last month, which left it with a scant five-seat majority in the 300-seat parliament.After midnight on Wednesday, 153 lawmakers out of the 293 present voted in favor of the bill, whose passage was required to unlock nearly 7 billion euros ($9.2 billion) in aid from European Union and...
  • 10-Day Beaver Stakeout in San Jose Nabs Target

    07/17/2013 5:31:07 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 46 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | Wednesday, Jul 17, 2013 | Lori Preuitt
    The Urban Wildlife Research Project's marathon effort ends successfullyThe importance of downtown San Jose's beaver population was proven this month by a marathon effort by wildlife experts to help one member of the local beaver family thought to be in trouble. A team from the Urban Wildlife Research Project partnered with Wildlife Emergency Services after someone noticed one of the three beavers living in San Jose's "Beavertown" appeared to have something wrapped around her stomach. Wildlife experts said the material, believed to a packaging strap, hindered the beaver’s mobility and would eventually cut into its skin. They said they knew...
  • POLITICO: Rubio wobbly and weak... Developing...

    07/17/2013 5:29:51 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 75 replies
    Drudge Report ^ | July 17,2013 | Drudge
    POLITICO: Rubio wobbly and weak... Developing...
  • U.S. to Push for Israeli Seat on U.N. Security Council (Samantha Powers suddenly loves Israel)

    07/17/2013 5:27:12 PM PDT · by Nachum · 12 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | 7/17/13 | Josh Rogin
    President Obama's nominee to be ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, is a late convert to the pro-Israel cause, but today she promised to fiercely advocate for the Jewish state, including fighting to help Israel obtain a nonpermanent seat on the U.N. Security Council. Power, a close confidante of President Barack Obama and a former top White House official, received a warm welcome today at her confirmation hearing to replace Susan Rice as the U.S. permanent representative to the U.N. But senators pressed Power on her previous statements that caused a rift between her and elements of the pro-Israel...
  • Libya to turn Kadhafi compound into amusement park

    07/17/2013 5:25:52 PM PDT · by Pan_Yan · 8 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 16, 2013 | AFP
    TRIPOLI (AFP) – Slain Libyan dictator Moamer Kadhafi's sprawling residence in Tripoli, Bab al-Aziziya, will be turned into an amusement park under plans announced on Tuesday by the tourism minister. "The work to clear away the rubble from the ruins of Bab al-Aziziya, which was a black spot in Tripoli and a source of concern for residents, has begun," the minister Ikram Basha Imam said. "This space will be transformed into a green area and an amusement park as a place of entertainment for Libyan families," she said. Bab al-Aziziya covers several square hectares (acres) of prime real estate in...
  • Double homicide at medical marijuana shop

    07/17/2013 5:24:46 PM PDT · by umgud · 20 replies
    Bakersfield Californian ^ | 7/17/13 | Henry A. Barrios
    Two men were fatally shot inside a medical marijuana shop on Chester Avenue Wednesday, marking what may be the first homicides to occur inside a pot dispensary in Kern County. Bakersfield police spokeswoman Michaela Beard said the department received a call at 9:49 a.m. of a shooting inside First Reliable, a medical marijuana collective at 217 Chester Ave. Officers found two people dead inside. Beard said a dark-colored SUV was seen speeding from the area with a black male driver and an unknown race female passenger.
  • Trayvon Martin Family Attorney: Racist White Jury Refused to Convict Zimmerman

    07/17/2013 5:23:41 PM PDT · by kristinn · 72 replies
    Wednesday, July 17, 2013 | Kristinn
    (Note: This article is a paraphrase of what Jackson said. I was not able to transcribe the segment she appeared on.) Natalie Jackson, co-counsel to the family of slain teen Florida Trayvon Martin, said today that the almost all-white jury that acquitted the man who shot Martin was racist.Jackson made the remarks to CFNews13, a cable news outlet of Central Florida cable TV provider Brighthouse Networks, on the special report 'George Zimmerman Trial: Beyond the Verdict'".Jackson said that she initially voiced her approval for the jury of five white women and one mixed-race woman because she wanted Americans to see...
  • Interesting text I got today from a black teacher

    07/17/2013 5:23:19 PM PDT · by EinNYC · 112 replies
    My cell phone | 7/17/13 | Me, Myself, and I
    I answered a beep indicating a text message had come in on my cell phone today. To my great surprise and disgust, a picture of the 12 y.o. Trayvon popped up, with the following text underneath (spelling is just the way it was on the cell phone text message): "In the wake of the senseless killing of Trayvon Martin...'The company known as Koch', which manufactures paper products is sponsoring and paying for Zimmerman's legal fees because they feel he had legal right to bare arms and shoot Trayvon we are asking that people everywhere ban together and pass this information...
  • PayPal glitch temporarily makes quadrillionaire out of Pennsylvania man

    07/17/2013 5:21:31 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 3 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | july 17, 2013 | Michael Walsh
    PayPal mistakenly credited a Pennsylvania man with more than $92 quadrillion Friday — momentarily making him the world's richest person. "It's a number you don't see written out very often, even in national finance circles," Chris Reynolds, 56, told the Daily News. "My thought was a) it's a mistake and b) it's a BIG mistake. It was more funny than elating." After receiving an email notification, Reynolds of Media, Pa., logged onto his PayPal account to find that the online-money transfer had been annulled, lowering his balance from $92,233,720,368,547,800 to $0. A friend suggested that he post the original PDF...
  • Why Zimmerman verdict might not roll back 'stand your ground' laws

    07/17/2013 5:21:08 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    The Christian Science Monitor ^ | July 17, 2013 | Patrik Jonsson
    One legacy of the George Zimmerman not-guilty verdict in the death of Trayvon Martin may be to buttress the use of firearms in self-defense – a reinforcement that has US officials and others worried that expansive new self-defense laws in the states could become vehicles for people to express their personal prejudices with gun violence. Attorney General Eric Holder raised the concern Tuesday during a speech to the NAACP, describing as "senseless" the self-defense doctrines that expand beyond defense of one's own home to self-protection in public places. Such laws allow “violent situations to escalate,” he charged. Even Juror B37,...
  • Energy Update: Speculation on the Cold Fusion Front

    07/17/2013 5:20:53 PM PDT · by Kevmo · 11 replies
    21st Century Tech ^ | July 16, 2013 | Len Rosen
    Energy Update: Speculation on the Cold Fusion Front July 16, 2013 lenrosen434 C omments What is cold fusion as we understand it today? The answer is: “nobody really knows.” It is certainly not nuclear fusion as we understand it because the transmutation of elements as described by those who purport to have developed cold fusion reactors defies the laws of physics. Once the quest of medieval alchemists, transmutation of the elements sought a way to convert dross metals like lead and turn them into gold. Well it didn’t work then and it doesn’t work today, that is, unless you compress...
  • Today's Word with Joel Osteen - July 17, 2013 [Devotional]

    07/17/2013 5:20:33 PM PDT · by Vision · 1 replies
    Email ^ | 7/17/13 | Joel Osteen
    He’s Doing a Work in You Today's Scripture “It is God who works in you, both to will and to work for his good pleasure.” (Philippians 2:13, ESV) Today's Word from Joel and Victoria Some of the things you may be praying about, if God were to remove them right now, you wouldn’t be prepared for where He is taking you. You’ve got to let God do the work in you. In other words, be kind to the people who are not treating you right. Keep being your best even though you’re not getting the credit. Have a good...
  • U.S. appeals court reinstates new Guantanamo detainee searches

    07/17/2013 5:14:55 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 4 replies
    Reuters ^ | July 17, 2013 | By David Ingram
    A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday reinstated a military method for searching Guantanamo Bay detainees. The searches, initiated in the last few months, included frisking of the groin and anal areas before detainees are taken from their cells to meetings or to phone calls with their lawyers, and after they return. Lawyers for Guantanamo prisoners say some detainees found the new searches so disrespectful toward their religion that they choose to forgo talking to their lawyers to avoid them. In a one-sentence order, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit stayed a ruling by U.S. District...
  • The Moral Decline of America?

    07/17/2013 5:13:54 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 28 replies
    The Statesboro Herald ^ | July 15, 2013 | Ironside
    The Moral Decline of America! Sixty Five years ago when I was born, the United States was airlifting supplies to West Berlin behind the Iron Curtain. We were fighting Communist totalitarian governments around the world. It was 1948. In America, Black Americans were subjected to Jim Crow laws in the Southern States all controlled by 92% Democrat politicians. They held all important offices from Governor, the Legislature, and the Judicial System, to county, city, town and local police. It was one Party rule. There was no political dissent in these Southern States. The KKK was strong and supported by the...
  • Article about Hastings death (reporter in exploded car crash in L.A.)
  • Yes, Rachel Jeantel Did Think It Was ‘Racist’ When Rush Limbaugh Said ‘N*gga’

    07/17/2013 5:12:46 PM PDT · by drewh · 61 replies ^ | 11:34 am, July 17th, 2013 | by Matt Wilstein
    Trayvon Martin‘s friend and witness for the prosecution in the George Zimmerman trial Rachel Jeantel got an opportunity to respond directly to Rush Limbaugh during an extended interview with Marc Lamont Hill Live Wednesday morning. Despite Limbaugh’s insistence that he now his Jeantel’s permission to say “nigga” with an “a,” Jeantel said the conservative radio host’s comments did “feel racist” to her. In her first major interview since the Zimmerman trial ended, Jeantel explained to Piers Morgan Monday night the difference between “nigger” with an “-er,” which she said is a “racist” word and “nigga” with an “a,” which she...
  • Kerry: 'Core Issue of Instability ... Is the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict'

    07/17/2013 5:12:09 PM PDT · by Nachum · 15 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 7/17/13 | Jeryl Bier
    Secretary of State John Kerry is currently in Jordan for talks with area leaders and a meeting of the Arab Peace Initiative Follow-Up Committee. After a meeting with Jordanian foreign minister Nasser Judeh, Kerry made some rather sweeping remarks about the role the Palestinian-Israeli conflict plays in not only regional but global stability [emphasis added]: Peace is in the common interest of everybody in this region. And as many ministers said to me today in the meeting that we had – many of them – they said that the core issue of instability in this region and in many other...
  • Robots Could Take Over Fast Food Jobs (China, for now)

    07/17/2013 5:11:41 PM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 26 replies
    AOL ^ | 7/17/2013 | Dan Fastenberg
    In recent months, some fast food workers have been staging walkouts, complaining of low pay and a lack of benefits. But a new trend suggests that they may face competition that doesn't care what hours they work, or what they're paid. Fast food chains in Japan, China and Great Britain have begun piloting the use of robots to cook meals. And while robots have been emerging in recent years as a boon for completing menial tasks like dispensing medicines in hospitals, these fast food robots are capable of preparing full sushi rolls or noodle dishes for Asian food outlets. In...
  • Drink, Drank, Drunk: The Tragedy and Travesty of the Travon Martin Trial

    07/17/2013 5:09:21 PM PDT · by PBRCat · 30 replies
    The Chicago Daily Observer ^ | July 17, 2013 | Daniel J. Kelley
    To paraphrase Raymond Chandler, reading Martin’s social media posts felt like cruising through a sewer in a glass bottomed boat. The experience also reminded me of a salient observation in “The Closing of the American Mind” by the late Allan Bloom, a former Classics and Philosophy professor at the University of Chicago. Bloom decried the fact that centuries of scientific and technological advances rather than being put to better use have made it possible for young people to listen to mass manufactured pop songs extolling violence, drug abuse, onanism and the killing of one’s own parents. Bloom never lived to...
  • Ask Congress to Haul-In Eric Holder Again - Re: Zimmerman Case

    07/17/2013 5:04:04 PM PDT · by joeclarke · 5 replies
    JoeClarke.Net ^ | 07/17/2013 | JoeClarke.Net
    "We have always been and continue to be, in too many ways, essentially a nation of cowards...America in the year 2009 does not, in some ways, differ significantly from the country that existed some fifty years ago... Given all that we as a nation went through during the civil rights struggle." Eric Holder speech for Black History Month 2009 I was not going to publish this until after Eric Holder addressed the NAACP, just to see if he would lay off his full frontal attack on George Zimmerman. Instead, Holder targeted the "Stand Your Ground" laws as the REAL problem...
  • Dems pin immigration hopes on GOP's Ryan

    07/17/2013 5:03:40 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 22 replies
    Boston.Com ^ | 17 Jul 2013 | DONNA CASSATA
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats doggedly pursuing a far-reaching immigration bill are counting on help from Republican Rep. Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney’s running mate last year and an unlikely candidate for delivering the centerpiece of President Barack Obama’s second-term agenda. Ryan, the House Budget Committee chairman who is frequently mentioned in the GOP lineup of possible 2016 presidential candidates, stands apart from many fellow House Republicans in favoring a way out of the shadows for the 11 million immigrants living in the U.S. in violation of the law. He casts sweeping overhaul as a necessity to ensure both economic and national...
  • Greek MPs back public sector cuts amid protests

    07/17/2013 5:02:21 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 3 replies
    BBC News ^ | July 17, 2013
    The parliament in Greece has narrowly approved a public sector reform bill that will see thousands of people lose their jobs. Under the bill, more than 4,000 state employees, including teachers and local government workers, face dismissal this year. In addition, 25,000 will be put into a "mobility pool" by the end of the year. Thousands of protesters outside the parliament building went home bitterly disappointed after the vote. Greece has an unemployment rate of 27%. Public unrest has led to political instability and four different governments in as many years. The country has been dependent on loans from the...
  • Stand Your Ground law critics push for Florida boycott

    07/17/2013 4:56:27 PM PDT · by neverdem · 67 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | Jul. 17, 2013 | Jim Turner
    Critics of the state’s "stand your ground" law and Saturday’s acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of teen Trayvon Martin hope to make Florida pay.Their message as they implore state lawmakers to change the law: Don’t travel to Florida, and don’t buy Florida oranges and other Sunshine State products.The drumbeat of opposition has quickly grown on social media, while a group camps outside Gov. Rick Scott’s office in the Capitol demanding action against the law that remains strongly supported by Florida’s Republican leaders.Meanwhile, negative perceptions of the state have been fostered on venues such as the faux news...
  • Governor Palin: Enough is Enough of This Big Brother Government

    07/17/2013 4:48:21 PM PDT · by Bratch · 10 replies
    Conservatives4Palin ^ | July 17, 2013 | Stacy Drake
    Via Facebook: Ben Franklin wrote: “They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety.” The government needs to stay out of our garage, refrigerator, church, gun safe, bookshelf, etc. America, are you willing to give up freedom for more government control? Take a look at this article linked at the top of Drudge. Government is out of control and too many citizens are sheepishly and sleepily okay with it all. This is not what generations of Americans have fought and died for. We should be ashamed of ourselves if we give...
  • Anti-Semitism at Anti Zimmerman Protest: T-Shirt Says ‘You Ashkenazi Crafted Devil’

    07/17/2013 4:45:51 PM PDT · by SJackson · 36 replies
    Algemeiner ^ | July 17, 2013
    A man leading a demonstration against the recent acquittal of George Zimmerman in a murder trial that mesmerized the United States, was caught on camera wearing a T-shirt emblazoned with anti-Semitic language, reports. Shots of the protester and his T-shirt, were broadcast on KTLA-5 Los Angeles, and featured by the Los Angeles Times — neither of which spotted the offensive language. The shirt reads: “YOU ASHKENAZI CRAFTED DEVIL,” an apparent reference to Zimmerman, who is not Jewish as his name might suggest. The term Ashkenazi refers to Jews of Eastern European origin, rather than Sephardic Jews who lived in...
  • Obama & Other Horror Stories

    07/17/2013 4:44:11 PM PDT · by SJackson · 5 replies ^ | July 16, 2013 | Burt Prelutsky
    It occurred to me the other day that people are confined to mental institutions when they’re found to constitute a danger to themselves or others. So, why is it that Obama is still running around loose? I also found myself thinking how far this nation has declined since the time of the Founding Fathers, while at the same time acknowledging that this seems to be the natural order of things. Historically, the patriarch of a family, through invention or industry, accumulates a great fortune. But, eventually, he dies, leaving his wealth to be dispersed to future generations. In time, the...
  • Zimmerman is Not Guilty — What About the Media?

    07/17/2013 4:39:12 PM PDT · by SJackson · 35 replies
    Bernard Goldberg .com ^ | July 14, 2013 | Bernard Goldberg
    There are certain things polite people are not supposed to say out loud, and certainly not in public. I thought of this while listening to what passes for television analysis after the George Zimmerman verdict came in. First, let’s acknowledge that Trayvon Martin’s death is a tragedy. I’ll go so far as to say it was a tragedy that should never have happened. I think George Zimmerman, the “wannabe cop,” was too vigilant that night. I also think George Zimmerman profiled Trayvon Martin – and profiled him because he was a young black man in a predominantly white neighborhood. But...
  • Jimmy Carter: Jury Made "Right Decision"

    07/17/2013 4:39:11 PM PDT · by Cold Case Posse Supporter · 5 replies
    The Hill ^ | 7-17-2013
    Former President Carter said Tuesday that the Florida jury that acquitted George Zimmerman of second-degree murder and manslaughter charges in the shooting death of teenager Trayvon Martin made the “right decision.” "I think the jury made the right decision based on the evidence presented because the prosecution inadvertently set the standard so high that the jury had to be convinced that it was a deliberate act by Zimmerman and that he was not defending himself and so forth," Carter said Tuesday in an interview with Atlanta TV station WXIA. "It's not a moral question; it was legal question, and the...
  • Martin Supporters Call for "Anal Raping" of George Zimmerman

    07/17/2013 4:37:27 PM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 30 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 7/17/13 | Aurelius
    ...How exactly a large amount of people over vast distances of space have all decided that George Zimmerman must be raped can only be guessed at. One thing is certain, though: none of these people actually believe in justice. Below are just a few of the profane attacks on Zimmerman. "Cut with a razor:" "Violated:"
  • Pro-Morsi demonstration at Al-Aqsa Mosque: U.S., France, Britain to be destroyed, Rome conquered

    07/17/2013 4:37:23 PM PDT · by SJackson · 14 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 7-17-13
    Pro-Morsi demonstration at Al-Aqsa Mosque: U.S., France, Britain to be destroyed, Rome to be conquered There were also calls for the restoration of the caliphate. The caliphate is supposed to be the unitary state in which every Muslim is a citizen. In Sunni theology, only the caliph is authorized to wage offensive jihad -- which is one reason (but not the only reason) why in the current absence of a caliph all jihads are justified by endless grievance-mongering. All jihad is currently defensive, so the grievances have to be retailed. This crowd also repeated the genocidal and anti-Semitic "Khaybar" war...
  • Jesse Jackson Wants Libya, Cuba and China to Investigate Martin Shooting [NOT satire]

    07/17/2013 4:34:42 PM PDT · by kevcol · 32 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | July 17, 2013 | Daniel Greenfield
    "...But Jesse Jackson’s career is a testament to his penchant for acting stupidly. So he’s reaching over Obama’s head to the UN Human Rights Council which consists of such nations as Cuba, China, Libya, Qatar, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Bangladesh. Not to mention Mauritania, which still has slavery."
  • St. Paul: A big small victory for religious freedom!

    07/17/2013 4:32:33 PM PDT · by markomalley · 7 replies
    In my native place, more anti-Christian news, but with a small victory: City of St. Paul stops fighting statue of Jesus atop bluff by Bill KellerST. PAUL, Minn. (KMSP)See Video HERE [Watch.  This man is an inspiration.]There’s a marble statue of Jesus standing 17 feet tall on top of a Mississippi River bluff overlooking downtown St. Paul, and the owner says it’s there to stay now that the city has stopped fighting it. “I’m very happy,” Tuan Pham said. Pham told FOX 9 News he won his battle with the City of St. Paul after years of struggling over the 4-ton...
  • Man accused of stuffing personal hygiene products in his underpants

    07/17/2013 4:30:07 PM PDT · by digger48 · 13 replies
    Sun-Sentinel ^ | July 16, 2013 | Brittany Shammas
    A man taped his underpants to his legs with electrical tape, then stuffed them with personal hygiene products at a Family Dollar and walked out without paying, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office. Nicolas Williams' unusual shoplifting method failed when an employee caught on and called deputies, according to a Sheriff's Office arrest report. The 24-year-old Miami man was arrested and booked into the Palm Beach County Jail.
  • House Conservatives Beware the New Whipping Strategy (Latest GOP-E Scheming!)

    07/17/2013 4:22:50 PM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 3 replies
    Red States ^ | July 17, 2013 | Daniel Horowitz
    Over the past few years, the number of conservatives in the House has grown exponentially. Well, at least to the extent that you can’t count them on your fingers. Unfortunately, House conservatives are about to become a victim of their own successes if they fail to change course. In a sane world, Republicans would have more leverage than the Democrats over the legislative process. They have full control over the House and a filibuster-strength minority in the Senate. Consequently, they have the ability to block bad legislation from passing the Senate, while jamming the Democrats with good bills from the...
  • Clever Hacks Give Google Glass Many Unintended Powers

    07/17/2013 4:21:07 PM PDT · by Nachum · 26 replies
    NPR ^ | 7/17/13 | Steve Henn
    At Philz Coffee in Palo Alto, Calif., a kid who looks like he should still be in high school is sitting across from me. He's wearing Google Glass. As I stare into the device's cyborg eye, I'm waiting for its tiny screen to light up. Then, I wait for a signal that Google Glass has recognized my face. It isn't supposed to do that, but has hacked it. "Essentially what I am building is an alternative operating system that runs on Glass but is not controlled by Google," he said. Balaban wants to make it possible to do all sorts...
  • House GOP presses delay in health care law

    07/17/2013 4:19:54 PM PDT · by markomalley · 5 replies
    AP ^ | 7/17/2013
    House Republicans pressed ahead Wednesday on delaying key components of President Barack Obama's signature health care law, emboldened by the administration's concession that requiring companies to provide coverage for their workers next year may be too complicated. The House has scheduled votes later Wednesday to delay the law's individual and employer mandates, the 38th time the GOP majority has tried to eliminate, defund or scale back the program since Republicans took control of the House in January 2011. The votes were a chance to score political points, as the legislation is going nowhere in the Democratic-controlled Senate. Still, public unease...
  • O'Reilly: Past Racial Injustice Gets More Attention Than Present Social Chaos

    07/17/2013 4:19:04 PM PDT · by NotYourAverageDhimmi · 6 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | July 17, 2013
    Bill O'Reilly: "The liberal line will always be the same: it's society's fault, past racial injustice is the story, not present social chaos." (Video at linked site)
  • Reps. Sensenbrenner and Lewis urge Congress to restore Voting Rights Act

    07/17/2013 4:13:35 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 26 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 17, 2013 | Mike Lillis
    A liberal civil rights hero and a conservative Wisconsin Republican joined forces Wednesday in an uphill fight to restore the voting protections shot down last month by the Supreme Court. Reps. John Lewis (D-Ga.), and James Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.) urged a Senate panel to bury partisan differences and update the Voting Rights Act, a 48-year-old law designed to protect voter access in states with histories of racial discrimination. "The responsibility to combat racial discrimination in electoral practices is one of the most important constitutional duties of Congress," Lewis told members of the Senate Judiciary Committee. "The burden cannot be on those...
  • Eric Holder’s Reign of Racial Terror

    07/17/2013 4:12:57 PM PDT · by SJackson · 14 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | July 17, 2013 | Arnold Ahlert
    - FrontPage Magazine - - Eric Holder’s Reign of Racial TerrorPosted By Arnold Ahlert On July 17, 2013 @ 12:40 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | 15 Comments U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is apparently ready to pick up where he left off last year and continue his investigation into whether Trayvon Martin’s civil rights were violated by the recently acquitted George Zimmerman. Holder had stepped aside to let the Florida trial of Zimmerman proceed, but it would appear that the verdict rendered Saturday night is too irresistible for the man who oversees one of the most racially-polarized Justice Departments (DOJ) in...
  • John Kerry’s Israel Fixation

    07/17/2013 4:10:36 PM PDT · by SJackson · 2 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | 7-13-13 | Ronn Torossian
    - FrontPage Magazine - - John Kerry’s Israel FixationPosted By Ronn Torossian On July 17, 2013 @ 12:25 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | 5 Comments A must-read article this month in Esquire Magazine, entitled “Why Are We So Obsessed with Israel? Hint: It’s Not Doing Any Good,” wisely examines the world’s obsession with the Jewish state. As columnist Stephen Marche wisely observes, “The obsession has gone on long enough.”Marche rightfully notes an unfair obsession with Israel.  Some pearls: Israel has made it clear that it will deal with a nuclear Iran itself, and frankly, when all is said and...
  • Labor Unions in Panic over Obamacare

    07/17/2013 4:09:57 PM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 21 replies
    Union bosses are not happy about Obamacare. Last week, the leaders of three major U.S. unions, including James P. Hoffa of the Teamsters, sent a scathing open letter to Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi, Democratic leaders in Congress. They warn that if the law does not change, Obamacare will "destroy the very health and wellbeing of our members along with millions of other hardworking Americans." Clearly they feel betrayed. Here is the first paragraph of their letter: "When you and the President sought our support for the Affordable Care Act (ACA), you pledged that if we liked the health plans...