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  • Obama’s Painter Has Long ‘Predatory,’ ‘Peverse’ History Of Sneaking Sperm Into Paintings

    02/13/2018 12:59:11 PM PST · by MNDude · 62 replies
    The artist who painted former President Barack Obama for the National Portrait Gallery in the Smithsonian has a history of including depictions of sperm in his work, and has been described as “predatory” and “perverse” by The Village Voice. Kehinde Wiley is well-known for recreating famous paintings, but replacing the featured white person – often a noble or general – with a young black man. Wiley often met the men on the street, brought them into his studio, and had them pick a work to be painted into, the famously left-wing Village Voice reported in March 2015. Wiley “lures young...
  • After being 'deported 3 times in 3 months',.. he came back with $400,000 of meth for sale......

    02/13/2018 12:54:07 PM PST · by caww · 35 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | Feb. 13, 2018 | DAVID J. NEAL
    Actually, Saul Bustos Bustos, 38, and Irepan Salgado, 24, rolled into town from Atlanta with seven kilograms of meth, worth $560,000 on the street, based on’s generalized $80 per gram street price. But only five kilos were set to be sold to the undercover agent.
  • Hannity Removes Post Alleging Secret Sperm Images Hidden In Obama Portrait

    02/13/2018 12:49:25 PM PST · by MNDude · 33 replies
    Too lazy to post it ^ | Too lazy to post | Too lazy to post it
    Fox News host Sean Hannity on Tuesday removed an article from his radio show’s website that claimed the official portrait of former President Barack Obama contained secret images of sperm. “Controversy surrounding Kehinde Wiley’s wildly non-traditional portrait of the Commander-in-Chief broke out within minutes of its unveiling,” the article, written by “Hannity staff” asserted, “with industry insiders claiming the artist secretly inserted his trademark technique -concealing images of sperm within his paintings
  • Black Robed Regiment: Arise!

    02/13/2018 12:46:00 PM PST · by fwdude · 17 replies
    In the Revolutionary War, pastors who joined the Continental Army were called the Black Robed Regiment, and there were many because they understood the need for Godly Leadership to defeat tyranny. Without them we would not have become the first and greatest Constitutional Republic in the history of the world: a nation founded upon the Bible and a Covenental Oath called the Declaration of Independence. Today, America faces a comparable test. President Trump’s miraculous victory in 2016 saved us from subjection to the Clinton Crime Family and provided a window of reprieve in which to take back our country from...
  • Ahmad Khan Rahimi sentenced to life in prison for NY bombing

    02/13/2018 12:43:04 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 14 replies
    BBC "News" ^ | February 13, 2018
    The man who set off pressure cooker bombs in New York and New Jersey in 2016 has been sentenced to life. Ahmad Khan Rahimi injured 30 people when he set off a bomb in Manhattan. The Afghan-born US citizen, who was captured after a shootout with police, told the court that he does not "harbour hate for anyone". According to federal prosecutors, the 30-year-old has not shown remorse and has attempted to radicalise others in prison to support Islamic State. They said that Rahimi had tried to influence his fellow inmates with terrorist propaganda, including speeches from deceased al-Qaeda leaders...
  • East Bay High School Drops National Anthem From Rallies [San Ramon, CA]

    02/13/2018 12:40:16 PM PST · by Lonely Bull · 28 replies
    CBS SF ^ | February 13, 2018
    SAN RAMON (CBS SF) – A seldom sung third verse of the National Anthem has led to the patriotic song being removed from rallies at San Ramon’s California High School. The decision has sparked a controversy among local residents and students. In a letter to the student body published in the school newspaper, Associated Student Body President Ariyana Kermanizadeh wrote the decision to drop “The Star Spangled Banner” from the school’s winter rally was made after students became aware of the third verse.
  • Justin Trudeau is on verge of legalizing pot for 12-year-olds (O Canada!)

    02/13/2018 12:34:13 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 37 replies
    Life Site News ^ | 02/13/2018 | Lianne Laurence
    OTTAWA, February 13, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) — A pro-family group has blasted Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s bill legalizing recreational cannabis as “monstrous” and a “devastating attack” on society and families, and is urging Canadians to lobby the Senate to reject the legislation. Most egregiously, Bill C-45 or the Cannabis Bill, poses significant risks for children, REAL Women of Canada vice president Gwen Landolt said in a critique posted on the group’s website. The Liberal bill allows children over age 11 to “freely possess, use, and even share marijuana up to five grams [10 joints] at a time,” she pointed out. “There...
  • 'Greatest American Hero' reboot will apparently be set in Cleveland

    02/13/2018 12:31:25 PM PST · by Kid Shelleen · 75 replies
    Cleveland.Com ^ | 02/13/2018
    Believe it or not, a "Greatest American Hero" reboot is headed to the small screen and will apparently be set in Cleveland. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the lead role will be played by Hannah Simone, best known for her role as Cece on six seasons of "New Girl." She'll play Meera, described as a "30-year-old Cleveland woman whose talents include drinking tequila, singing karaoke and not much else," that is, until "some aliens entrust her with a super suit to protect the planet."
  • 'Grossly impaired' illegal immigrant blamed for crash that killed toddler

    02/13/2018 12:29:59 PM PST · by gubamyster · 11 replies
    Fox News ^ | 02/13/2018 | Robert Gearty
    <p>An unlicensed illegal immigrant was “grossly impaired” when he crashed into an ambulance and killed a 3-year-old boy, court papers say.</p> <p>The boy, from Wise, Va., died Monday, a day after the crash. He was with his mother in the ambulance when it was struck and rolled over in Winston-Salem, N.C. Lyndsay Ann Oakes, 27, suffered minor injuries. The boy was not identified.</p>
  • Austinites must work 64 hours to pay a month’s rent

    02/13/2018 12:29:27 PM PST · by bgill · 50 replies
    kxan ^ | Feb. 13, 2018 | Kate Winkle
    With an average hourly wage of $18.64 (with taxes accounted for) and the median price of rent at $1,194 in Austin, SmartAsset calculated it would take about 64 hours for those living in Austin to make enough to cover their housing bills. Obviously, if people make more or less or if rent is less or greater, then those numbers shift. To calculate yours, take your monthly rent and divide it by how much you make an hour, after tax and deductions. San Jose, California, is the big city with the most hours of work needed to pay off rent, with...
  • White privilege diminishes our humanity: 10 Commitments for meaningful change

    02/13/2018 12:22:30 PM PST · by C19fan · 102 replies
    Seattle Times ^ | February 9, 2018 | Stephen V. Sundborg [SJ]
    At Seattle University, we challenge our students to engage in the difficult issues of the day with an open mind, respect differing viewpoints, discern the moral choices involved and act for the greater good. I took this Jesuit approach to heart after being asked to keynote Seattle’s annual Martin Luther King Prayer Breakfast in January. My instructions were as a white person to speak to white people about the system and culture of white privilege in our country, which oppresses blacks.
  • Academics Encounter Sticker Shock From Obamacare

    02/13/2018 12:01:42 PM PST · by Academiadotorg · 27 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | February 12, 2018 | Malcolm A. Kline
    And predictably put the blame somewhere else. "Also, the premium increases for health insurance they want from us will cost us about $600,000 every year," Martin Kich of Wright State University writes on the academe blog maintained by the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) in a broadside against his university's administration. "Right now, we pay about $1.8 million." "$600,000 more would be a 33% increase! On top of higher premiums, they want to cut health benefits via increased co-pays, increased out-of-pocket maximums, and increased coinsurance. Needless to say, cuts such as these harm people who are already sick, defeating...
  • NYPD Commissioner: ‘Insanity’ to Allow National Concealed Carry for Law-Abiding Citizens

    02/13/2018 11:58:48 AM PST · by rktman · 98 replies ^ | 2/13/2018 | AWR Hawkins
    New York Police Department commissioner James O’Neill says it is “insanity” to allow national concealed carry reciprocity for law-abiding citizens. He suggested more guns will only lead to more violence, although a 2012 Congressional Research Service study showed that a massive increase in private gun ownership–from 192 million firearms in 1994 to 310 million firearms in 2009–correlated with sharp drops in crime. Moreover, the Crime Prevention Research Center (CRPC) has shown that concealed carry permit holders are among the most law-abiding of law-abiding citizens. To highlight how just how law-abiding concealed carriers are CPRC juxtaposed crimes by police versus crimes...
  • Julia Ecklar's "Hands of a Healer" for House, the medical show

    02/13/2018 11:53:12 AM PST · by mairdie · 16 replies
    House is a gory show. Not for the faint of heart, which mostly includes me.
  • FBI-gate: The Outlines of the Story Are Coming into Focus

    02/13/2018 11:50:21 AM PST · by Kaslin · 52 replies
    American ^ | February 13, 2018 | Thomas Lifson
    Thanks to the work of smart and hardworking (non-mainstream) journalists, we can peek just a bit over the horizon and see where the story of the weaponization of the FBI via a senior-level cabal is going from here. I use the word "story" deliberately, because that is the way public opinion forms itself on major political affairs. The progressives in the media and politics have long understood this. The cast of the story is now set, and some dramatic plot points have been identified. The ending hasn't been written yet, of course, but the villains are identifying themselves or being...
  • Princeton professor of 'free speech' class uses N-word. Class cancelled for semester

    02/13/2018 11:41:48 AM PST · by Personal Responsibility · 40 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | Feb 12 2018 | Adam Rubenstein
    “Anthropology 212: Cultural Freedoms: Hate Speech, Blasphemy, and Pornography,” a course on freedom of expression at Princeton University has been “reluctantly” cancelled, Professor Lawrence Rosen informed his students in an email obtained by THE WEEKLY STANDARD. Rosen’s email, sent at 2:07 p.m. on February 12, went on to say “I think it only fair that you be free, before too much of the semester has passed, to move ahead in another course of your choosing.” Last week Prof. Rosen received national attention for using the N-word in this class on freedom of expression. Some students walked out and protested the...
  • Sen. Bob Corker reportedly reconsiders his retirement

    02/13/2018 11:41:41 AM PST · by DOC44 · 29 replies
    Too lazy to post ^ | Too lazy to post | Too lazy to post
    Outgoing Sen. Bob Corker is reconsidering his retirement as some Republicans in Tennessee worry about potentially losing his seat, Politico and The Washington Post reported. Some members of the GOP in Corker's home state want him to run again in this year's midterm elections, according to Politico. The 65-year-old Tennessee Republican, a frequent critic of President Donald Trump, announced plans in September to retire after his current term ends.
  • Senator calls Susan Rice Inauguration Day email on Russia 'disturbing' [Note Date]

    02/13/2018 11:38:16 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 43 replies
    FOX News ^ | February 13, 2018 | By Brooke Singman, Alex Pappas
    Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham described as “disturbing” a newly revealed Inauguration Day email from Susan Rice that detailed former President Barack Obama's guidance at a high-level meeting about how law enforcement should investigate Russian interference in the 2016 election. While an attorney for Rice said there was nothing unusual about the note, White House spokesman Raj Shah told “Fox & Friends” the email “raises a lot of questions.” Rice’s email, which she sent to herself on Jan. 20, 2017, seemed to document a Jan. 5 meeting in the Oval Office with Obama, then-Vice President Joe Biden, former FBI Director James...
  • Kentucky All State Choir - National Anthem - 2018

    02/13/2018 11:37:48 AM PST · by JoeProBono · 6 replies
    youtube ^ | Feb 8, 2018 | Ben Vivona
    Every night of the All State Choir conference at about 11pm, everyone comes out to the balconies of the 18 story Hyatt hotel to sing the National Anthem
  • The Great Flynn Case Mystery

    02/13/2018 11:33:05 AM PST · by Kaslin · 34 replies
    American ^ | Clarice Feldman
    I have been wondering why, shortly after Judge Rudolph Contreras was (without explanation) recused from hearing the Michael Flynn case and Judge Emmet G. Sullivan took over, Special Counsel Robert Mueller agreed to postpone the sentencing until May, after the inspector general's report is due. I have no assurances that my suppositions are correct, but I'm beginning to think that at the next hearing of this case, Judge Sullivan will hear Mueller dismiss the case. Here's how I come to that. The only reason I can imagine why Judge Contreras was recused – note: did not recuse himself – is...