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  • God vs. Bama: Jewish temple throws penalty flag on football talk during Yom Kippur.

    09/06/2013 11:19:54 AM PDT · by SonnyBubba · 16 replies
    AL,com ^ | September 05, 2013 | Greg Garrison
    BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - The largest synagogue in Birmingham has thrown a penalty flag on any talk of football during Yom Kippur, the last day of the Jewish High Holy Days on Sept. 14. Temple Emanu-El posted a stern announcement in a hand-out bulletin distributed at Rosh Hashanah services Wednesday night and Thursday morning, saying that football should not be discussed at the synagogue on the solemn Day of Atonement.
  • Tsunami study finds Southern California at risk

    09/06/2013 11:18:45 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 20 replies
    L.A.Times ^ | September 4, 2013, 6:21 p.m. | Rong-Gong Lin II, Tony Barboza and Hector Becerra
    The biggest challenge would be evacuating everyone before the tsunami hits. Some areas, like Balboa Island in Newport Beach, have only narrow roads for escape routes. During summer beach season, evacuation could be significantly more difficult. More than 250,000 people at beaches and coastal parks would have to evacuate in the spring. And that number jumps to 1 million in the summer. "Your life depends on how you respond," Jones said. "People die in tsunamis. They're very, very deadly, but we do have time. We have a few hours." Unlike earthquakes, which millions of Californians can recall vividly, tsunamis are...
  • Afghan Women Beg Doctors to Abort Female Pregnancies They'll Be Beaten For Giving Birth to a Girl

    09/06/2013 11:15:52 AM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 31 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | 09/06/2013 | Pamela Geller
    Islamic misogny -- it's in the quran. Obama say, "respect it!" "Men are the managers of the affairs of women for that Allah has preferred in bounty one of them over another, and for that they have expended of their property. Righteous women are therefore obedient, guarding the secret for Allah's guarding. And those you fear may be rebellious admonish; banish them to their couches, and beat them." (quran 4:34) And if they give birth to girls, beat them! Female Afghans are not safe even inside their mother's womb,say activists and human rights defenders. The ultrasound sonography machine is being...
  • US military has revised Syria strike plan 50 times, source says

    09/06/2013 11:15:02 AM PDT · by george76 · 24 replies
    Fox News ^ | September 05, 2013
    Even as Congress considers President Obama's push for military strikes on Syria, the details of that plan continue to change by the day -- with one source telling Fox News that military officials have been asked to revise their plans 50 times since the Pentagon first began considering a “limited” action. Still to be resolved is what method of attack the U.S. would use. While missile-equipped ships are at the ready in the Mediterranean Sea, a senior defense official told Fox News that the possibility of launching military aircraft strikes was one of the range of options presented to Obama....
  • Too Late? Obama sets national address on Syria, as lawmakers peel off (300 NO Votes)

    09/06/2013 11:11:54 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 57 replies
    Fox News ^ | 9/6/13 | Fox News
    President Obama announced Friday that he'll make his case to the American people next week for military action in Syria. But with lawmakers lining up against the plan, some warn that a national address set for Tuesday could come too late. One senior Republican aide told Fox News there may be 300 lawmakers already on record against the use-of-force resolution in the House.
  • Obama evacuated our embassies ahead of strike on Syria? [Vanity]

    09/06/2013 11:08:53 AM PDT · by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America · 18 replies ^ | September 06, 2013 | Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
    In hindsight, I'm thinking that Obama's evacuation of our embassies was due to a U.S. strike on Syria that never happened.
  • Global opinion of Russia mixed. Negative Views Widespread in Mideast and Europe.

    09/06/2013 11:07:52 AM PDT · by cunning_fish · 7 replies
    Pew Research ^ | September 3, 2013
    As the current chair of the G20 and host of the organization’s upcoming Leaders’ Summit, Russia has asserted itself on the world stage. Yet, in the court of public opinion, Russia gets a mixed verdict. In a global survey by the Pew Research Center, a median of just 36% among publics in 38 nations express a favorable view of Russia, compared with 39% who hold an unfavorable view, and 19% who do not offer an opinion. By contrast, the same survey found the international image of the U.S. to be much more positive, with a median of 63% expressing a...
  • Pat Condell: The curse of "progressive" feminism (video)

    09/06/2013 11:03:43 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 11 replies
    YouTube ^ | September 6, 2013 | Pat Condell
    Wake up, girls. You're on the wrong side. As Muslim women suffer, feminists avert their gaze.
  • Pope telephones woman who refused abortion: offers to baptize her baby

    09/06/2013 10:58:03 AM PDT · by massmike · 42 replies ^ | 09/06/2013 | PETER BAKLINSKI
    Anna Romano, 35, couldn’t believe her ears when she picked up the phone a few days ago. On the other end of the telephone was Pope Francis himself, who called to offer to baptize her baby after she refused to have an abortion. “I was just so surprised that he had telephoned me. He said that he had read my letter and he wanted to speak to me personally about it and reassure me that someone was worried about me,” Anna, hailing from Arezzo near Florence, told the Daily Mail. Feeling humiliated, betrayed, and that she had no one else...
  • With Apologies to Secretary Rumsfeld: You Go to War with the Clowns You’ve Got

    09/06/2013 10:57:56 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 3 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 9-6-2013 | MOTUS
     Oh-oh! As reported by both leftist and righteous on-line sources, Syrian rebels have admitted to using chemical weapons in pursuit of Osama Bin Laden’s directive to kill women and children. This doesn’t sound good for the regime, the Syrian regime I mean, butt since you brought it up, it doesn’t sound good for our regime either. The Cheese stands aloneAccordingly, war plans are kind of stalled for the moment, as they are being re-tooled (by the hour, as reported by Pentagon sources). Indeed, there’s even a growing lack of enthusiasm among our former varsity cheer leading squad: Rather than rallying...
  • A Chinese landing craft with 1,000 marines for Syria

    09/06/2013 10:54:38 AM PDT · by OPS4 · 133 replies
    Debka ^ | 9/6/13 | Debka
    Western naval sources reported Friday that a Chinese landing craft, the Jinggangshan, with a 1,000-strong marine battalion had reached the Red Sea en route for the Mediterranean off Syria
  • Ka-Ching! CVS Settles Racist Receipt Lawsuit

    09/06/2013 10:50:36 AM PDT · by kevcol · 34 replies
    the smoking gun ^ | Sept 5, 2013
    In her lawsuit, Lee--who describes herself as an “adult ethnic Korean”--recalled that when she picked up photos from a CVS pharmacy in February, she was “shocked, stunned, mortified, humiliated, and severely distressed” to discover that her name had been changed to “Ching Chong Lee” on a receipt attached to an envelope. . . ....CVS official apologized for Lee’s “experience with the photo staff” at the Egg Harbor City store in southern New Jersey. The employee noted that “this incident will be addressed at store level,” and added that a worker identified as “William” will be “counseled and trained.”
  • Obama Administration to Spend $8.7 million Advertising Obamacare

    09/06/2013 10:48:14 AM PDT · by swampthang77 · 11 replies
    USBC News ^ | 2013,09,07 | USBC News Wire
    According to United States Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL), the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, through the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), “intends to spend $8.7 million of taxpayer funds to promote ObamaCare through advertising across the country in coming months.” It is unclear why the administration would need to advertise at all for the regulatory overhaul it pushed through congress over the objections of many. Rubio added that the pending marketing campaign would be, “misappropriating public funds in an effort to sell bad ideas to good people.”
  • Former Tennessee Valley Authority VP Pleads Guilty to Unlawful Financial Investments in Iran

    09/06/2013 10:48:10 AM PDT · by TennesseeGirl · 8 replies
    WRCB ^ | Sept 04, 2013 | WRCB Staff
    Former TVA Vice President 58-year-old Masoud Bajestani plead guilty to conspiracy to violate the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA) and Iranian Transactions Regulations, and two counts of filing false income tax returns. Bajestani sentencing is set for January 15, in U.S. District Court in Knoxville. Bajestani faces a maximum sentence of five years in prison for conspiracy to violate the IEEPA, and three years for each count of filing a false tax return. He also faces a maximum fine of $250,000 on each count. In February 2013, a federal grand jury charged Bajestani, with conspiracy, violations of the IEEPA...
  • Citing Syria, CNN moves up return of 'Crossfire'

    09/06/2013 10:46:30 AM PDT · by Java4Jay · 25 replies
    With a congressional vote on Syria looming, CNN can't wait to get "Crossfire" started again. The network says the daily debate program will begin Monday, Sept. 9 Newt Gingrich, S.E. Cupp, Stephanie Cutter and Van Jones are the new combatants on "Crossfire." The 30-minute show will air weekdays at 6:30 p.m. ET.
  • Alec Baldwin gets MSNBC talk show

    09/06/2013 10:45:20 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 43 replies
    NY Post ^ | 09-09-2013 | Staff
    MSNBC’s prime-time lineup is getting some star power with Alec Baldwin, at least for one night a week. The cable news network announced Thursday that the actor will host “Up Late with Alec Baldwin,” a current events and culture talk show to air Friday nights at 10 p.m. Eastern time. The show is modeled after a podcast he’s been doing for WNYC radio in New York, interviewing personalities like David Letterman, Dick Cavett and Republican political strategist Ed Rollins.
  • Morsi Backers Terrorize Christians in Egyptian Town

    09/06/2013 10:43:28 AM PDT · by yoe · 4 replies
    Breitbart ^ | September 6, 2013 | John Nolte
    Video While the United Nations worries about a local shooting (in Florida) in Egypt, a group of Islamists who back their nation's ousted leader, fellow Islamist Mohammed Morsi, have taken over the town of Dalga where 20,000 Christians now live under oppression, fear, and violence. Already, a 1600 year old monastery has been burned and looted, 40 Christian homes and businesses have been attacked (looted and burned), including the home of an (80 year old priest):Armed men can be seen in the streets, and nearly every day Islamists hold rallies at a stage outside the police station, demanding Morsi's reinstatement....
  • Another Step Toward Normalizing Pedophilia

    09/06/2013 10:41:37 AM PDT · by massmike · 16 replies ^ | 09/06/2013 | n/a
    Most of us can still remember when the idea that homosexuality would one day be considered normal sexual behavior would have been met with disgust and derision. Today we still feel that way about pedophilia. But not for long, for the moonbat masterminds who rule are hard at work reforming our allegedly bigoted taboos. The liberal establishment’s Washington Post provides a massive megaphone for Betsy Karasik to editorialize on the case of former Montana high school teacher Stacey Dean Rambold: "As protesters decry the leniency of Rambold’s sentence — he will spend 30 days in prison after pleading guilty to...
  • How the Internet is killing the dreaded admissions essay

    09/06/2013 10:40:56 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 8 replies
    Yahoo ^ | September 5, 2013 | Rob Walker
    Five years ago, Tufts University was among the first higher-education institutions to accept short-form videos, perhaps shared with the school via YouTube, as an alternative or addition to a written application essay. Lee Coffin, the school's dean of undergraduate admissions, recalls that there was some drop-jawed skepticism about the legitimacy of this option at the time: To some the notion sounded not only less than credible, but downright silly. But in 2013, it seems clear that technology shifts are reshaping the parameters of venerable admissions rituals at many schools. George Mason, William and Mary, and St. Mary's College of Maryland...
  • Field Clearing for Joe Carr to Take on Establishment GOP Senator Alexander

    09/06/2013 10:34:37 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 8 replies ^ | 9/4/13 | chq staff
    The BEAT LAMAR candidate forums, sponsored by Real Conservatives National Committee and a consortium of Tennessee Tea Party groups, have shown some immediate success. After the first candidate forum on August 31 in Nashville the field of potential conservative primary opponents is beginning to clear for Tea Party and constitutional conservative state Rep. Joe Carr (R-Lascassas) to take on establishment GOP Senator Lamar Alexander in Tennessee’s hotly contested U.S. Senate Republican primary election. Conservative radio host Ralph Bristol reported that word went out to Tea Party groups across Tennessee that Kevin Kookogey has suspended his "unannounced campaign" for U.S. Senate....