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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
    http://www.freerepublic.com ^ | 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
    lifesitenews.com ^ | 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
    http://moonbattery.com/ ^ | 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
    conservativehq.com ^ | 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....
  • POLL: HALF OF GOP VOTERS IN BOEHNER’S DISTRICT WELCOME PRIMARY CHALLENGE TO SPEAKER

    09/06/2013 10:32:55 AM PDT · by neverdem · 61 replies
    Human Events ^ | 9/5/2013 | Neil W. McCabe
    A Sept. 4 Human Events/Gravis poll of more than 1,000 Republican primary voters in his congressional district, Ohio-8, shows 50 percent of them would welcome a primary challenge to Speaker John A. Boehner (R.-Ohio). The poll, which dealt with issues facing Capitol Hill as the calendar collapses on unfinished business and new urgencies, was conducted by Human Events with Gravis, a Florida-based pollster, which has a margin of error of 2 percent. The poll had a sample population more than twice the size of a typical poll in a single congressional district, said Doug Kaplan, the founding owner of Gravis.The...
  • NSA Breaks Most Codes (Digital Encryption Used by Business)

    09/06/2013 10:32:48 AM PDT · by Red Steel · 56 replies
    Wheeling News-Register ^ | September 6, 2013
    Private encryption systems cracked or bypassed by agency WASHINGTON (AP) - The National Security Agency, working with the British government, has secretly been unraveling encryption technology that billions of Internet users rely upon to keep their electronic messages and confidential data safe from prying eyes, according to published reports Thursday based on internal government documents. The NSA has bypassed or altogether cracked much of the digital encryption used by businesses and everyday Web users, according to reports in the New York Times, Britain's Guardian newspaper and the news website ProPublica. The reports describe how the NSA invested billions of dollars...
  • Conservatives Who Oppose War in Syria Do So Because They Hate Obama (Schultz)

    09/06/2013 10:31:57 AM PDT · by chessplayer · 64 replies
    On Thursday, MSNBC’s Ed Schultz informed his dwindling audience that while it’s okay for him to oppose conflict in Syria, conservative lawmakers who oppose war do so only because they hate Obama. He also blamed George W. Bush for Obama’s inability to cobble together an international coalition.
  • Shooting breaks out – at anti-violence vigil

    09/06/2013 10:30:54 AM PDT · by AppyPappy · 25 replies
    Mothers of Murdered Offspring sponsored the vigil, calling attention to last Thursday’s death of Javon Booker, who police say was fatally shot when he allegedly tried to rob a convenience store on Tom Hunter Road in north Charlotte. The service took place in the 2500 block of Pinckney Avenue, a block south of Matheson Avenue.
  • Joe Biden wants Janet Napolitano on SCOTUS

    09/06/2013 10:28:24 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 30 replies
    Joe Biden wants Janet Napolitano on SCOTUS By: Tal Kopan September 6, 2013 01:06 PM EDT Vice President Joe Biden has plans for the next career move of outgoing Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, saying he’d like to see her on the nation’s highest court. “I think Janet Napolitano should be on the Supreme Court of the United States,” he said Friday morning at her farewell ceremony, according to CNN. The room reportedly burst into applause, with a crowd that included Attorney General Eric Holder and other Cabinet members, past and present. But Napolitano is headed west instead, where she...
  • John Kerry’s Moderates: Are Non-Al-Qaeda Syrian Rebels Really ‘Democratic’?

    09/06/2013 10:27:04 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 7 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 09/06/2013 | Jonathan Spyer
    For elected representatives and the public to have the necessary discussion regarding action in Syria, it is crucial that a clear picture of the realities on the ground in Syria be presented. Regarding the Assad regime and its apologists, nothing needs to be cleared up. This is a regime characterized by murderous brutality since it first emerged in the 1960s. It has been perhaps the single most destabilizing factor in the Levant throughout the years of its existence. An apparent use of nerve gas against its own civilians fits entirely with the more general pattern of its behavior. But as...
  • Mom jailed in child neglect case (murder) pregnant with fourth child

    09/06/2013 10:24:32 AM PDT · by pabianice · 8 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | 9/6/13 | Teproff
    Brittney Sierra, 22, has been in jail since January in the case of her infant son, whose bones were found buried in the backyard of a Hallandale Beach home. Brittney Sierra, 22, has been in jail since January in the case of her infant son, whose bones were found buried in the backyard of a Hallandale Beach home. Brittney Sierra, who has been behind bars since January on child neglect charges after her infant son was found buried in the back yard of her former Hallandale Beach home, is pregnant and her attorney is trying to get her out of...
  • Could Syria Strikes Kill Immigration Reform?

    09/06/2013 10:23:25 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 9 replies
    usnews.com ^ | 9/4/13 | Lauren Fox
    Advocates for immigration reform were already nervous that the nine working days Congress had on the calendar in September would be eaten up with budget debates to keep the government funded and keep the country from defaulting on its debt. No one anticipated that a military conflict would be added to that tight timeline. With Congress on the brink of authorizing military strikes in Syria, immigration advocates are apprehensive that the ground work they've been laying all year might not end with a legislative victory or bitter defeat on the House floor. They worry instead the issue might just collapse...
  • Little Known Realignment Law Frustrates Police

    09/06/2013 10:22:35 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 4 replies
    kfiam 640.com ^ | 9/6/13 | Eric Leonard
    A modification to California’s prison realignment program has made thousands of newly freed criminals exempt from warrantless compliance searches by police, making it more difficult for officers to check for illegal items like drugs, guns, and stolen property. The search exemptions are not regularly included in law enforcement databases so street cops say it’s virtually impossible to know whether someone stopped for questioning or visited for a probation check can be legally searched absent other probable cause or a search warrant.
  • Already Facing Uphill Battle, Immigration Reform Could Be Doomed By Syrian Conflict

    09/06/2013 10:19:45 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 5 replies
    latino.foxnews.com ^ | 9/6/13 | Elizabeth Llorente
    The differences among lawmakers over how to deal with immigration were clearly delineated, and the window for addressing them already closing, when Congress left for summer recess in August. Now, with members of Congress set to take up the unexpected matter of whether to launch a military strike against Syria when they return on Monday, the likelihood that an immigration measure will pass this year seems remote, some experts said. Even before the revelation that the Syrian government appeared to be behind an Aug. 21 chemical weapons attack on its people that left nearly 1,500 dead, momentum in Congress to...
  • Full transcript: President Obama’s news conference in Russia [Benghazi mentioned]

    09/06/2013 10:13:45 AM PDT · by thouworm · 35 replies
    WaPo ^ | Sept 06, 2013 | Pres. Obama
    QUESTION: Just a follow-up (OFF-MIKE) full congressional approval (OFF-MIKE) Senate (OFF-MIKE) and the House does not (OFF- MIKE) would you go ahead with the strike? OBAMA: You know, Brianna (ph), I think it would be a mistake for me to jump the gun and speculate, because right now I’m working to get as much support as possible out of Congress. But I’ll repeat something that I said in Sweden when I was asked a similar question. I did not put this before Congress, you know, just as a political ploy or as symbolism. I put it before Congress because I...
  • Russia cancels Syria lobbying mission to D.C.; More Russian war ships reportedly head for Med.

    09/06/2013 10:13:13 AM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 92 replies
    CBS ^ | Sept 6, 2013
    The speaker of Russia's national legislature said Friday that a plan to send a parliamentary delegation to Washington to try and convince U.S. lawmakers that a unilateral military intervention in Syria would be unwarranted and counterproductive had been cancelled. Sergei Naryshkin, speaker of the State Duma, said the delegation would no longer travel to the U.S. and called the decisions by House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to refuse to meet their Russian counterparts deplorable. Reid spokesman Adam Jentleson confirmed Thursday that Reid had turned down the offer. Boehner spokesman Michael Steel said the speaker had...
  • Recipe Request...

    09/06/2013 10:12:12 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 82 replies
    9/6/2013 | US Navy Vet
    Looking for something yummy to make for this weekend, Beef, Chicken, Pork any suggestions?
  • Escape from Taliban Author Shot Dead After Returning To Afghanistan [Evil People Evil Religion]

    09/06/2013 10:10:39 AM PDT · by Steelfish · 10 replies
    Guardian (U.K.) ^ | September 05, 2013 | Emma Graham-Harrison
    Escape from Taliban Author Shot Dead After Returning To Afghanistan Sushmita Banerjee, Indian woman whose book was made into Bollywood film, dragged from her home and shot by Taliban Emma Graham-Harrison The Guardian, Thursday 5 September 2013 An Indian author famous for her dramatic account of escaping Taliban-ruled Afghanistan nearly two decades ago, and who later returned to the country, has been shot dead by the hardline group after being dragged from her home. It was the latest in a string of attacks and intimidation campaigns against prominent women. One senator lost a daughter in a recent ambush, and a...
  • Video Game Rejuvenates Brains of Older Adults

    09/06/2013 10:10:30 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 62 replies
    TechNewsWorld ^ | 09/06/13 7:00 AM PT | By Rachelle Dragani
    A video game that improved cognition in older adults has led researchers to revise their thinking about the brain's plasticity. "This study is small, but nonetheless, is has shown us that the older brain is capable of changing, compensating and adapting," said Molly Wagster of the National Institute on Aging. In other words, you can teach an old dog new tricks. A multitasking 3D video game that helped some older adults show neurological activity similar to much younger adults could lead researchers to a better understanding of the plasticity of the older brain. Researchers from the University of California San...
  • U.S. broadens target list for Syria strike

    09/06/2013 10:07:23 AM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 25 replies
    CBS ^ | Sept 6, 2013
    (CBS News) The Pentagon has expanded the list of potential targets for a U.S. military strike on Syria, based on intelligence indicating that the Assad regime has moved around equipment used to deploy chemical weapons in anticipation of a potential attack. A Pentagon official insisted to CBS News correspondent David Martin that the scope of the operation has not changed, which President Obama has described as limited and tailored. The military began adding new targets to the list as Syrian troops started moving equipment "they think might be targeted and hiding some of it so the U.S. cannot find it...
  • Baptist Group Bars Chaplains From Same-Sex Rituals

    09/06/2013 10:04:55 AM PDT · by don-o · 30 replies
    AP via ABC ^ | September 6, 2013 | BRETT BARROUQUERE
    The Southern Baptist Convention, which provides the largest share of active-duty military chaplains, has barred members from taking part in weddings, counseling sessions and couples retreats for same-sex couples. The North American Mission Board, an arm of the Nashville, Tenn.-based SBC, also prohibits chaplains from participating in any services that would appear to endorse or accept same-sex
  • Owner must wait 8 years to 'retrieve' diamond from pet chicken

    09/06/2013 10:02:10 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 36 replies
    WPXI ^ | September 6, 2013
    You've probably heard of the Golden Goose, but what about the diamond chicken? A woman in Britain is dealing with quite a fowl situation after her daughter's beloved pet chicken gobbled up one of her diamond earrings. After taking the chicken to the veterinarian to see what her options were, she was told that the only way to retrieve the valuable rock would be to either euthanize the chicken, have it undergo a very risky medical procedure, or to just wait until the problematic poultry passes away naturally. She's decided to wait until nature takes its course in order to...
  • The Dumbest Things Ever Said On O'Reilly Factor's Watters' World, Part 2 (VIDEO)

    09/06/2013 10:01:47 AM PDT · by JesseWatters · 9 replies
    Fox Nation ^ | Sept 5 | Staff
    In the second installment of "Dumbest Things Ever Said On Watters' World", O'Reilly Factor producer Jesse Watters can be seen criss-crossing the nation, engaging with people on the topic of current affairs. Watch the segment below to see Watters become quite popular around a number of St. Paddy's Day revelers in the Big Apple, engage with a Long Island beachgoer who seems to have lost track of the number of American presidents, and speak with one man who seemingly wants to be enshrined in the American Museum of Natural History post-mortem.
  • Catholic Church relieves its ambassador in Dominican Republic amid official investigation

    09/06/2013 10:01:46 AM PDT · by Alex Murphy
    Washington Post ^ | September 4, 2013 | AP
    <p>SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — Authorities in the Dominican Republic will look into allegations of child sex abuse against the papal envoy to the Caribbean country following his abrupt removal from his post by the Vatican, the attorney general said Wednesday.</p>
  • Iran threatens rape of Obama daughters

    09/06/2013 10:01:07 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 59 replies
    The Daily Caller (via WND) ^ | September 5, 2013 | The Daily Caller
    Iran threatens rape of Obama daughter Warns of mass abductions, brutal killings of American citizens if U.S. hits Syria (Daily Caller) As Congress debates whether to support President Obama’s call for a limited strike against Syria for the alleged use of chemical weapons, Iran is vowing to back Bashar al-Assad’s regime to the hilt and threatening to unleash terrorism should the U.S. strike. Qassem Soleimani, the head of Iran’s Quds Forces, Wednesday told the Assembly of Experts — the body that chooses the supreme leader — that “[w]e will support Syria to the end.” And in an unprecedented statement, a...
  • Obama Peddling in Europe With an Empty Suitcase

    09/06/2013 9:59:23 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 5 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 6, 2013 | Donald Lambro
    President Obama fled his plunging job approval polls this week in search of support in Europe for his war on Syria. Sweden was his first stop where he made no sale. With America's lackluster, job-declining economy now in its fifth year, Obama has once again left the country to see if he can change the subject at home where he's become increasingly unpopular. It doesn't seem to be working. Thursday's Gallup Poll reports that nearly 50 percent of Americans now disapprove of Obama's performance. Only 43 percent approve. But early signs suggest Obama is no more successful at convincing European...
  • Chicken Soup for the Soul. Or Something.

    09/06/2013 9:57:52 AM PDT · by DanMiller
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | September 6, 2013 | Dan Miller
    Unlike the Obama Administration's foreign policies, it's hearty and digestible. A bit like them, the recipe requires a crock pot slow cooker. A statement from Mrs. Chicken: "Please! Eat more beef. Or pork. Or spinach. Anything else!"Ingredients to serve four humansTwo large chicken breasts Water, to cover it all, in a slow cooker; beyond that, everything depends on one's taste. Soy Sauce, about four tablespoons Curry powder, about 2 generous tablespoons Beef stock, 4 cubes or whatever Old South West Seasoning, about two teaspoons Cream of mushroom soup, either powdered or canned Mushrooms, either fresh or from a can Celery, two...
  • Under Obama: Job Growth 52% Greater for Foreign-Born Workers

    09/06/2013 9:50:09 AM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 9 replies
    CNS News ^ | 09/06/2013 | Terence Jeffery
    In January 2009, when President Barack Obama first took office, says the BLS, there were 21,375,000 foreign-born people employed in the United States. In August 2013, there were 23,833,000 foreign-born workers employed in the United States. That means that since Obama took office the number of foreign-born people holding jobs inside the United States has increased by 2,458,000. By contrast, in January 2009, there were 119,061,000 native-born Americans employed in the United States, and, in August 2013, there were 120,676,000—an increase of 1,615,000. - See more at: http://cnsnews.com/news/article/terence-p-jeffrey/under-obama-job-growth-52-greater-foreign-born-workers#sthash.0NLMnuHG.dpuf
  • Diana Nyad Desecrates 50,000 Graves

    09/06/2013 9:49:04 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 34 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 6, 2013 | Humberto Fontova
    Please excuse the families of an estimated 50 thousand freedom-seekers (men women, children, infants) who died horribly on Diana Nyad’s exact route from joining her celebration this week. Many Cubans completed the hundred mile journey on flotation devices most of us wouldn’t board outside a backyard swimming pool. Many more died horribly in the attempt, from dehydration, sunburn, drowning, sharks and machine-gunnings by Diana Nyad’s hosts and facilitators. Diana Nyad describes Castro-regime apparatchik Jose Miguel Diaz Escrich as a "good friend." Escrich runs the Castro-regime’s Hemingway Marina from where Nyad started her swim, and from where the patrol boats and...
  • Pope: Strike on Syria 'futile'

    09/06/2013 9:47:19 AM PDT · by Altenkrug · 3 replies
    <p>Sep 5' 2013 = Pope Francis has urged leaders of the Group of 20 nations to abandon the "futile pursuit" of a military solution in Syria and work instead for dialogue and negotiation to end the conflict.</p> <p>In a letter to the G20 host, Russian president Vladimir Putin, Francis lamented that "one-sided interests" had prevailed in Syria, preventing a peaceful solution and allowing the continued "senseless massacre" of innocents.</p>
  • VP Biden hosts dinner with GOP Senators on Syria

    09/06/2013 9:44:57 AM PDT · by don-o · 20 replies
    The Daily Bret ^ | September 6, 2013 | Bret Baier
    Fox confirms Vice President Joe Biden will have dinner Sunday night with a group of GOP Senators who could be swayed on Syria. The topic of conversation is expected to be what the President needs to say in his Tuesday address. We do not have a list of Senators at this time, but the dinner will take place at the Naval Observatory.
  • Tebow turns down non-QB job

    09/06/2013 9:39:43 AM PDT · by TangledUpInBlue · 82 replies
    Tim Tebow is an NFL free agent quarterback. Emphasis on the last word. According to TheMMQB's Peter King, speaking Thursday night on the NBC broadcast, Tebow received an "inquiry" about joining an NFL team at a position other than quarterback. King reports that Tebow declined the request. He also has said no to Canadian football and US Rugby.
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    09/06/2013 9:33:05 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 47 replies
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    09/06/2013 9:31:19 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 37 replies
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