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  • Report: Former MSNBC host Ed Schultz officially a Kremlin stooge (works for RT now)

    05/01/2016 11:03:59 AM PDT · by dynachrome
    Washington Examiner ^ | 4-30-16 | T. BECKET ADAMS
    He's also a big fan of Trump and Putin now, according to Politico. "By the time Schultz resurfaced this January, he had been reincarnated in a very different journalistic form," Politico's Michael Crowley reported. "Gone is the praise for Obama and Clinton. Gone, too, are the mocking references to 'Putie.' And gone are the judgments about others' patriotism." Schultz's show, "now features Putin-friendly discussions about the failings of U.S. policy in the Middle East, America's 'bloated' defense budget and the futility of NATO strategy," his report added.peaking at various points on RT in recent months, Schultz has said that Trump...
  • What’s up with Donald Trump and ‘the women’? Not what you might think.

    05/01/2016 11:02:22 AM PDT · by Brookhaven · 1 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 10-15-2015 | Lisa Belkin
    “Trump’s Top Women,” the headline read. And the subhead: “Surprise! Mr. Macho’s Inner Circle Isn’t An All-Boys’ Club.”'... Trump has consistently hired women for positions of real power in his organization... Twenty-six years ago...four of the eight people in Trump’s innermost circle were women... ...Res and Sprague both described Trump as a supportive boss who gave them a shot in an industry that was particularly unwelcoming to women. “When I first started at this, I’d find nasty drawings of myself on the job site, and men would try to intimidate me by peeing on the girders,” says Res of the...
  • UConn again bringing in therapy dogs for finals week

    05/01/2016 11:01:35 AM PDT · by BillyBonebrake · 5 replies
    The New Haven Register ^ | May 1, 2016 | unattributed, AP
    STORRS >> The University of Connecticut is providing its students with therapy dogs to help relieve the stress of final exams. The dogs will be available for petting at the school’s Homer Babbidge Library from Monday afternoon through Friday afternoon. ... The school says it is keeping the dogs in a space that won’t impact students with allergies who may also need to use the library.
  • Hundreds of people arrested during protest in Germany

    05/01/2016 10:58:02 AM PDT · by rktman · 1 replies
    news4jax.com ^ | 5/1/2016 | Lindsay Isaac
    Five hundred people were arrested in Germany after violent clashes broke out, authorities said. More than 1,000 people were protesting Saturday in Stuttgart, where Alternative for Germany, a far-right political party, is holding a two-day conference over the weekend.
  • Apple Will Analyze iPhone of Teen Missing at Sea (Video at source)

    05/01/2016 10:55:05 AM PDT · by Swordmaker · 4 replies
    ABC News ^ | Apr 29, 2016, 5:18 PM ET | By EMILY SHAPIRO
    Apple will analyze the recovered iPhone that may hold the key to what happened last summer when two Florida teens disappeared on a boating trip, according to an agreement reached by the teens' parents in court today. The recovered iPhone belonged to 14-year-old Austin Stephanos, who went missing while on a boat trip with Perry Cohen, also 14, in July. The Coast Guard led an eight-day search in the Atlantic, covering 50,000 nautical miles. The boys' bodies were never found. But Austin's iPhone was on board when the boys' boat was recovered last month about 100 miles off the coast...
  • Migrant Teen Caught Sending ‘Anonymous Hate Letters’ To Herself

    05/01/2016 10:53:02 AM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 6 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 4/30/16 | Virginia Hale
    Anonymous hate letters sent to a Senegalese migrant teen living in Italy turns out to have been sent by…herself.A tale of envy, racism and mystery had the Italian media hooked last May when a series of hate-filled letters sent to the daughter of Senegalese migrants brought about a nationwide conversation about racism and roused high-profile figures such as national politicians to pledge solidarity with the girl. The case received so much attention that it prompted one of the country’s Cabinet ministers to visit her school. A year on from that whirlwind of publicity, the investigation has concluded quietly with the...
  • Archbishop of Cologne Blasts Germany’s Anti-Islam Party: Churches ‘Same As Minarets’

    05/01/2016 10:44:11 AM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 15 replies
    breitbart ^ | 4/27/16 | Thomas D. Williams, Ph.D
    The Cardinal Archbishop of Cologne, Rainer Maria Woelki (pictured), has publicly criticized leaders of the Alternative for Germany (AfD) political party for their statements against Islam, insisting that “whoever says ‘yes’ to church towers must also say ‘yes’ to minarets.” The Cardinal was reacting in particular to recent statements by AfD deputy leader Beatrix von Storch, who told the Frankfurter Allgemeine newspaper: “Islam is in itself a political ideology that is not compatible with the constitution.” “We are in favor of a ban on minarets, on muezzins and a ban on full veils,” said von Storch, who is also a...
  • Clarice Feldman: Pundit of the Week: Rich Danker

    05/01/2016 10:42:59 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 1 replies
    American Thinker ^ | May 1, 2016 | Clarice Feldman
    I read hundreds of articles and posts every week in an effort to distill for you those that I think are the most informative. This week, there is only one clear choice, the memo Rich Danker (Lone Star Committee Founder) wrote and which William Kristol republished in edited form in the Weekly Standard: It explains better than anyone else has the reason for Donald Trump’s front-runner status, dissecting what has been a strategically brilliant campaign. It’s worth your time to read if you seek to understand this year’s Republican primary. As well it should be considered a template for future...
  • Ted Cruz’s Support Softens Among the Delegates He Courted

    05/01/2016 10:41:23 AM PDT · by Innovative · 19 replies
    NY Times ^ | May 1, 2016 | JEREMY W. PETERSMAY
    Even as Donald J. Trump trounced him from New Hampshire to Florida to Arizona, Senator Ted Cruz could reassure himself with one crucial advantage: He was beating Mr. Trump in the obscure, internecine delegate fights that could end up deciding the Republican nomination for president. “This is how elections are won in America,” Mr. Cruz gloated after walking away with the most delegates in Wyoming. But it turns out that delegates — like ordinary voters — are susceptible to shifts in public opinion. And as the gravitational pull of Mr. Trump’s recent primary landslides draws more Republicans toward him, Mr....
  • NWS: M3.5 earthquake recorded near La Center, KY

    05/01/2016 10:40:35 AM PDT · by Tours · 5 replies
    KFVS NEWS ^ | May, 1, 2016 | Amber Ruch
    LA CENTER, KY (KFVS) - An earthquake near La Center, Kentucky was felt in parts of Illinois and Missouri early on Sunday morning. According to the National Weather Service in Paducah and the USGS, a magnitude 3.5 was recorded about 8.7 miles north of La Center and 24.2 miles west of Paducah. It happened around 1:12 a.m. and had a depth of about 8.3 miles. The quake was felt in Kentucky, Illinois, Missouri and Tennessee. The furthest the quake was reportedly felt was in Miller, Mo. which is 267 miles away from the epicenter.
  • EPA Refuses to Pay Damages for Its Toxic Spill [semi-satire]

    05/01/2016 10:40:27 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 2 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 1 May 2016 | John Semmens
    Colorado Republicans blasted the EPA after an agency official refused to cover the full cost of damages done by the EPA’s release of toxic sludge from the Gold King Mine last August contaminated water supplies in Colorado and New Mexico after spreading from the Animas River to the San Juan River. EPA official Bill Murray explained that “people need to understand that when we took responsibility for the spill we were making a moral statement, not agreeing to compensate anyone for any injuries suffered. The government has ‘sovereign immunity’ and cannot be held liable without its consent. Obviously, we are...
  • Cruz: It’s "evident" Trump has a problem with strong women

    05/01/2016 10:39:17 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 33 replies
    The Hill ^ | May 1, 2016 | Kyle Balluck
    Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz in an interview broadcast Sunday said it is “evident to anybody watching” that front-runner Donald Trump has a problem with strong women. “Of course he does,” Cruz responded when asked on NBC’s “Meet the Press.”
  • America's Fastest-Growing Cities 2016

    05/01/2016 10:38:43 AM PDT · by Lorianne · 3 replies
    Forbes ^ | 08 March 2016 | Erin Carlyle
    When Nate and Vanessa Quigley were deciding where to build Chatbooks, the photobook startup the married couple founded together, they looked for a place deep with creative and technical talent — preferably, that they could have all to themselves. That ruled out the rocketship-heavy Bay Area, where Nate’s friends running tech companies told him that “if they hiccup even for a second all of their best talent bolts.” Florida, the Quigleys’ home at the time, didn’t have enough tech talent. In New York, it seemed the company would need to be in Brooklyn or the Flatiron area to access the...
  • Trump has 27-11 State Advantage over Ted Cruz so far (24-4 edge in primaries)

    05/01/2016 10:29:39 AM PDT · by SamAdams76 · 6 replies
    As of today (May 1), Donald Trump has won 27 of the 38 state contests to date for the Republican nomination. For purposes of this post, I'm not including U.S. territories. States only. When you filter just for primaries however, where the people actually get to vote, Trump has won 24 of the 28 primaries held so far. In terms of primaries, Cruz has won Texas, Oklahoma, Idaho and Wisconsin. Trump has won all the rest. Including a complete sweep of the Deep South and the Northeast (with the exception of caucus state Maine). East of the Mississippi, Cruz has...
  • Green Beret who hit admitted Afghan child rapist will [be allowed to] stay in the Army

    05/01/2016 10:20:22 AM PDT · by pabianice · 6 replies
    Stars and Stripes ^ | 5/1/16 | Dickstein
    <p>WASHINGTON – Army Sgt. 1st Class Charles Martland, a Green Beret once selected for involuntary separation from the service after he struck an Afghan police commander who had admitted to raping a child, will remain in uniform.</p> <p>An Army board on Wednesday determined Martland’s military personnel file contained an “error or injustice,” an Army spokesman said Friday morning. Removing that error from his record means Martland, 33, will continue to serve at least through the end of his enlistment.</p>
  • Ultimate Act of a Frantic Establishment, Willing to do Anything to Stop Trump

    05/01/2016 10:19:19 AM PDT · by Vermont Lt · 23 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 5/1/2016 | SM Gibson
    As Donald Trump inches closer to the Republican nomination, GOP insiders scramble to put a halt to the billionaire’s run for the White House. A new lawsuit filed in the state of California could prove to be the ultimate act of desperation by a frantic establishment willing to go to any lengths to end Trump’s bid for the Oval Office. However, if the allegations contained within the court documents are found to be true, they would not only spell the end of Trump’s presidential aspirations, but most likely his brand as a whole.
  • Total Disaster: USPS Survey Shows That The Entire Workforce Is Abjectly Miserable

    05/01/2016 10:15:25 AM PDT · by PROCON · 31 replies
    townhall.com ^ | April 30, 2016 | Matt Vespa
    We all have cracked jokes about the United States Postal Service, especially about their workers “going postal.” Most postal workers you’ve encountered are probably lethargic, short-tempered, half-asleep, or just plain rude. Well, that could be due to their work environment. These people are miserable, which is what the USPS painfully discovered when they gave Gallup to conduct this survey at the cost of $1.8 million (via Inside Sources):The topline results were obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request after the USPS declined to provide the data to InsideSources when asked in January. Postal workers reported strong job dissatisfaction, and...
  • US Supreme Court approves expanded hacking powers

    05/01/2016 10:15:00 AM PDT · by Swordmaker · 11 replies
    BBC ^ | April 29, 2016 | BBC Staff
    Snooping on a tablet computerImage copyrightThinkstock The US Supreme Court has approved a rule change that could allow law enforcement to remotely search computers around the world. Previously, magistrate judges could order searches only within the jurisdiction of their court, often limited to a few counties. The US Department of Justice (DoJ) said the change was necessary to modernise the law for the digital age. But digital rights groups say the move expands the FBI's hacking authority. The DoJ wants judges to be able to issue remote search warrants for computers located anywhere that the United States claims jurisdiction, which...
  • Sikh man pulled off Greyhound bus after being falsely accused of terror bomb threat - before....

    05/01/2016 10:08:13 AM PDT · by Morgana · 45 replies
    dailymail.uk ^ | May 1 2016 | Khaleda Rahman For Dailymail.com
    FULL TITLE: Sikh man pulled off Greyhound bus after being falsely accused of terror bomb threat - before being held for 30 hours by police and photographed without his turban A Sikh man is demanding authorities bring charges against a woman who falsely accused him of making a bomb threat and led to him being pulled off a Greyhound bus at gunpoint, detained for 30 hours and photographed without his turban. Daljeet Singh, who is from the Punjab region of India, had been travelling by Greyhound from Phoenix, Arizona, to Indianapolis, Indiana, on February 21, when another passenger reported he...
  • Chuck Todd To Ted Cruz: "Repbulican Voters Are The Ones Rejecting You", Not The Media

    05/01/2016 10:08:11 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 35 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | May 1, 2016 | Pam Key
    Sunday, on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” host Chuck Todd got very frustrated with Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) ’s (R-TX) refusal to say if he would support rival candidate Donald Trump if he is the GOP nominee.
  • A very sweet tale of how life used to be!

    05/01/2016 10:02:08 AM PDT · by B4Ranch · 7 replies
    http://email ^ | 5/1/16 | unknown
    A very sweet tale of how life used to be! The Black Telephone When I was a young boy, my father had one of the first telephones in our neighborhood. I remember the polished, old case fastened to the wall. The shiny receiver hung on the side of the box.. I was too little to reach the telephone, but used to listen with fascination when my mother talked to it. Then I discovered that somewhere inside the wonderful device lived an amazing person. Her name was "Information Please" and there was nothing she did not know. Information Please could supply...
  • Poll: Trump has 15-point lead over Cruz in Indiana

    05/01/2016 10:01:37 AM PDT · by Innovative · 17 replies
    MSN/USA Today ^ | May 1, 2016 | Heidi M Przybla
    <p>Republican front-runner Donald Trump holds a 15-point lead over Ted Cruz in Indiana, which holds its primary on Tuesday, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist poll.</p> <p>Trump leads with 49% to Cruz’s 34%, while Ohio Governor John Kasich is behind both with 13%.</p>
  • JPFO Launches "High Cap Freedom"

    05/01/2016 9:55:22 AM PDT · by ChildOfThe60s · 6 replies
    JPFO Launches "High Cap Freedom" by Rabbi Dovid Bendory, Rabbinic Director, Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership. Copyright 2011 JPFO Rabbi BendoryJPFO today launches "The High Capacity Freedom Campaign". First, some background to highlight the hypocrisy and stupidity of a high-capacity magazine ban. Imagine you bought a Glock 17 9mm pistol a year ago. Your purchase was legal and included two 17-round magazines. Now along come Obama and other “common sense” gun-grabbers with a ban on “high capacity” magazines. The result? Based on the so-called “Assault Weapons” Ban of 1994, a federal mandate declares that after a certain date,...
  • New Ferrari 488 Earns First WeatherTech Championship Pole (New Battle Between Ford And Ferrari)

    05/01/2016 9:54:17 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 4 replies
    IMSA ^ | 30 Apr, 2016 | International Motor Sports Assoc.
    Fifty years ago, Ferrari and Ford engaged in an epic battle for sports car racing supremacy. In IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship qualifying on Saturday at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, a new chapter in the storied battle began. The No. 68 Scuderia Corsa Ferrari 488 GTE in the hands of Daniel Serra knocked the No. 67 Ford GT driven by Ryan Briscoe off the class pole position on his final lap to secure the top starting spot in the GT Le Mans (GTLM) class for Sunday’s two-hour Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix.
  • LIVE Stream: Donald Trump Rally in Terre Haute, IN (5-1-16)

    05/01/2016 9:51:59 AM PDT · by Signalman · 2 replies
    youtube ^ | 5/1/2016 | RSB
    Sunday, May 1, 2016: LIVE stream of the Donald Trump for President rally in Terre Haute, IN at the Indiana Theater. The event is to begin at 1:00 PM Eastern.
  • Mexican Flag Waving Protesters Disrupt Peaceful Trump Rally (We The People- Rising)

    05/01/2016 9:24:09 AM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 49 replies
    Youtube from Temecula, CA Supporters @Duck Pond Park ^ | March 27, 2016 | We the People-Robin Hvidston
    Hundreds of Trump Supporters attended a public gathering with speakers in support of Trump in Temecula, CA. A group of Trump supporters staged a rally on the sidewalk before the speaking event. The rally was peaceful and spirited until pro illegal infiltrators arrived carrying Mexican flags. Officers arrived to separate the two groups. We The People Rising group filmed the video. Many of the Hispanic Trump supporters in this group are Latinos living in the Temecula, a suburb 45 min North of San Diego. They are American citizens, republicans, and some TeaPartyers for Trump. They were calling out the illegals...
  • Treason by the Senate of the United States

    05/01/2016 9:22:15 AM PDT · by Edward.Fish · 21 replies
    Edward.Fish ^ | 12-Apr-2016 | Edward Fish
    It is both my pleasure and extreme displeasure to have the first post of this blog be about treason as perpetrated by the Senate; it is pleasurable because it is a deeply interesting subject, displeasure because it illustrates & proves just how little our Senators care about our country and, by extension, us. So, without further ado, I present to you a case of treason: It is fairly common knowledge that the Iran is an enemy of the states, as Iran has been officially recognized as a state sponsor of terrorism since the beginning of 1984 — Figure 1 shows...
  • Transportation Secretary: Interstate Highway System Targeted Black, Low-Income Neighborhoods

    05/01/2016 9:21:51 AM PDT · by rktman · 59 replies
    cnsnews.com ^ | 4/29/2016 | Penny Starr
    Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx wants to make the nation’s roadways more “inclusive,” according to articles published by National Public Radio (NPR) and Think Progress, the reporting arm of the liberal Center for American Progress (CAP). NPR reported [1] Thursday that Foxx, who was raised by his grandparents in Charlotte, N.C. and became the city’s mayor before President Barack Obama appointed him to Transportation secretary, said highways were designed to deliberately hurt certain residents. “I didn’t realize it as a kid,” Foxx said of the interstate highways snaking through that state. “I didn’t think about it as economic barriers, psychological barriers...
  • Your Options Leading Up to a Declaration of Martial Law

    05/01/2016 9:19:07 AM PDT · by conservativeimage.com · 54 replies
    FReeper Display of Arms and Bearers | 5/1/16 | (self) Red Fox
    1. Prevention: Create a situation that is unmanageable, something so large and widespread across the country that any declaration by Obama will be made ineffective. Engage massive numbers of lawful gun owners in a frequent display of force and unity against tyranny and violence. An observable, training and coordinating armed population will deter revolutionary forces simply by making it's presence known. Stand together and make your own declaration as a community: We are too many. We have forged alliances with our constitutional sheriffs. We will not recognize a declaration of martial law by this subversive administration. 2. Join a Militia:...
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    05/01/2016 9:17:02 AM PDT · by Faith · 3 replies
    May 1, 2016 | Faith
    And I will bring the blind by a way that they knew not; I will lead them in paths that they have not known: I will make darkness light before them, and crooked things straight. These things will I do unto them, and not forsake them. - Isaiah 42:16
  • Thousands plan May 1 marches in US in heated election year

    05/01/2016 9:10:34 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 28 replies
    Associated Press ^ | May 1, 2016 | Amy Taxin
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thousands are expected to rally in cities across the United States on Sunday for immigrant and worker rights and against what they see as hateful presidential campaign rhetoric.
  • Malia Obama to attend Harvard after gap year

    05/01/2016 9:09:13 AM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 58 replies
    CNN ^ | May 1, 2016 | Sun May 1, 2016
    (CNN)Malia Obama, the oldest of President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama's two daughters, will attend Harvard University. She'll begin there in the fall of 2017, after taking a gap year, the White House announced Sunday. She'll be a member of the class of 2021. Obama said at the White House Correspondents' Dinner on Saturday that his family plans to stay in Washington for two years after his presidency ends so that their youngest daughter, Sasha, can finish high school.
  • Obama To Press: You Have ‘Responsibility’ ‘To Question,’ Thanks For Working ‘Side-By-Side’ With Me

    05/01/2016 9:02:08 AM PDT · by Resettozero · 19 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 30 Apr 2016 | Ian Hanchett
    During Saturday’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner, President Obama told the media they have a “responsibility to dig, and to question,” and “It has been an honor and a privilege to work side-by-side with you to strengthen our democracy.” Obama told the press, “[I]t’s not enough just to give people a megaphone, and that’s why your power and your responsibility to dig, and to question, and to counter distortions and untruths is more important than ever. Taking a stand on behalf of what is true does not require you shedding your objectivity. In fact, it is the essence of good journalism....
  • Rare rallies in Vietnam over mysterious mass fish deaths

    05/01/2016 8:57:07 AM PDT · by StCloudMoose · 10 replies
    reuters ^ | 5/1/16
    Hundreds of people demonstrated in Vietnam on Sunday against a Taiwanese firm they accuse of causing mass fish deaths along the country's central coast, with some also blaming the government for a sluggish response to a major environmental disaster. Though an official investigation has found no links between the fish deaths and a $10.6 billion coastal steel plant run by a unit of Taiwan's Formosa Plastics, public anger against the company has not abated. Hundreds gathered in Hanoi holding banners that said: "Formosa destroying the environment is a crime" and "Who poisoned the central region's waters?" Others said: "Formosa out...
  • ‘He started crying like a little baby’: 11-year-old brags about shooting suspected home invader

    05/01/2016 8:55:53 AM PDT · by 5150 FREEPER · 40 replies
    Washington Pest ^ | 5/1/16 | Peter Holley
    Chris Gaither was home alone “petting the dogs” on Wednesday morning when he heard a noise upstairs. The 11-year-old boy from Talladega, Ala., told NBC affiliate WVTM-TV that he was scared, so he grabbed a knife and steadied himself. Chris said that a man appeared on the stairwell, but when confronted, he ran back up upstairs. When the man reappeared moments later, the boy told WVTM-TV, the individual was holding a gun. “When he was coming down the stairs, that’s when he told me he was going to kill me, f-you and all that,” Chris said. Instead of running, Chris...
  • Trump Change: 89% of GOP Voters Now Say Trump Is Likely Nominee

    05/01/2016 8:55:26 AM PDT · by RayofHope · 16 replies
    Rasmussen Reports ^ | Friday, April 29, 2016 | Rasmussen Reports
    Belief that Donald Trump is the likely Republican presidential nominee has soared to its highest level ever and matches perceptions that Hillary Clinton will be the Democratic standard-bearer in the fall.
  • Anti-immigrant AfD says Muslims not welcome in Germany

    05/01/2016 8:54:46 AM PDT · by StCloudMoose · 8 replies
    reuters ^ | 5/1/16
    Delegates from Germany's anti-immigration party Alternative for Germany (AfD) on Sunday backed an election manifesto that says Islam is not compatible with the country's constitution and calls for a ban on minarets and the burqa. The AfD, set up just three years ago, has been buoyed by Europe's migrant crisis, which saw the arrival of more than one million, mostly Muslim, migrants in Germany last year. The party has no lawmakers in the federal parliament in Berlin but has members in half of Germany's 16 regional state assemblies. Opinion polls give AfD support of up to 14 percent, presenting a...
  • “We Want Them Dead” — ISIS Releases “Hit List” Of 3,600 New Yorkers

    05/01/2016 8:54:31 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 28 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 29 Apr, 2016 | Tyler Durden
    In its latest attempt to instill fear far away from the battlefield in Syria, or the recently terrorism-plagued countries of France and Belgium, last week Islamic State supporters published the names and addresses of 3,600 New Yorkers in an apparent “hit list” designed to escalate the group’s campaign of sowing fear far from the battlefield in Syria. According to the CSM the names on the list were released last week by a group calling itself United Cyber Caliphate on the encrypted chat application Telegram, which IS supporters have used to recruit supporters and spread propaganda. As Reuters adds, the group...
  • Catholic church bans inappropriate dresses (Ghana)

    05/01/2016 8:53:51 AM PDT · by Morgana · 5 replies
    pulse.ng ^ | April 25, 2016 | Adeyinka Ogunlami
    St. John The Baptist Church in Cape Coast, Central Region has placed a ban on provocative and inappropriate dresses in the house of the Lord. Banned clothings include armless, short sleeved dresses, short dresses, cleavage showing dresses. Andrew Kofi Wofersor, president of the church stated that the dresses worn by most women to church now is against Christianity. Explaining the reason for the ban, Wofersor said that Muslims wear what they wear to look decent and not to distract men. “It is not that the dresses are not good, but they are not good for the church. When we stop...
  • Why has there been an exodus of black residents from West Coast liberal hubs?

    05/01/2016 8:51:41 AM PDT · by Navy Patriot · 19 replies
    LAT (LA Slimes Op Ed) ^ | May 1, 2016 | Aaron Renn
    The Black Lies Matter movement has brought the challenges facing black America to the fore, and introduced racially conscious quality-of-life questions into the national debate. How are black residents in America's cities faring? And how are those cities doing in meeting the aspirations of their black residents, judged especially by the ultimate barometer: whether blacks choose to move to these cities, or stay in them? Though results vary to some extent, the broad trend is clear: West Coast progressive enclaves are either seeing an exodus of blacks or are failing to attract them. Midwestern and Northeastern urban areas are attracting...
  • Ted Cruz: Donald Trump could "encourage riots" in Cleveland if he doesn't win

    05/01/2016 8:47:18 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 176 replies
    CBS News ^ | May 1, 2016 | Emily Schultheis
    Texas Sen. Ted Cruz said in an interview airing Sunday that GOP front-runner Donald Trump may encourage riots if he does not win the Republican nomination in Cleveland this summer. Asked on CBS' "Face the Nation" if he was concerned about the possibility of violence if he were able to "overthrow" Trump with the delegates in Cleveland, Cruz insisted there wouldn't but said that Trump might try to fan the flames. "No, it won't, although Donald may do everything he can to encourage riots," he said. "You know, overthrow is such a loaded spin word as ... to bring nothing...
  • Does Erdogan want his own Islamic state?

    05/01/2016 8:41:06 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 3 replies
    Al Monitor ^ | 29 Apr, 2016 | Mustafa Akyol
    Parliament Speaker Ismail Kahraman unexpectedly sparked controversy in Turkey when on April 25 he declared that Turkey’s new constitution should forgo mention of “secularism” and instead be a “religious constitution” referencing God. His words reignited Turkey’s always tense “secularism debate,” which has been amplified since 2002 when the Justice and Development Party (AKP) came to power. Kahraman's remarks led to protests in a number of cities, a call by the main opposition leader for him to resign and allegations by secular pundits that the Speaker had shown the AKP’s “true face,” its “real intentions.” Because Kahraman is a known confidant...
  • Trump baits the hook with, “Women don’t like Hillary Clinton.” Will the media take it again?

    05/01/2016 8:39:58 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 14 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 4/30/16 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Tuesday night, toward the end of his victory speech, Donald Trump threw out some bait in hopes of snagging the media and once again humiliating them for their lack of diligence. He said Hillary Clinton has nothing but the “Women’s card.” “If Hillary Clinton was a man she would be at 5%.” These remarks were calculated and carefully delivered to compel his lazy media enemies to listen to him. Sure that he had their attention Trump added, “And women don’t like her.” The “uproar” that followed came mostly from Clinton herself who tried in vain to turn this into another...
  • Ted Cruz, RINOS still huge losers, Mrs. Carr the biggest winner

    05/01/2016 8:34:58 AM PDT · by MUDDOG · 11 replies
    The Boston Herald ^ | May 1, 2016 | Howie Carr
    So now I have a roommate at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland in July — my wife. She was elected yesterday from North Attleboro as a Donald Trump delegate to the national GOP convention. Unfortunately for Dyin’ Ted Cruz, she is not a double agent for him or any other Canadian-born RINOs.
  • Donald Trump has a 69% chance of winning the Indiana primary

    05/01/2016 8:33:04 AM PDT · by Zenjitsuman · 24 replies
    Fivethirtyeight ^ | May 1, 2016 | Nate Silver
    According to our latest polls-plus forecast, Donald Trump has a 69% chance of winning the Indiana primary
  • Michael Bloomberg Denounces ‘Safe Spaces’ in University Commencement Speech

    05/01/2016 8:32:02 AM PDT · by oh8eleven · 21 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 30 April 2016 | Josh Feldman
    “The fact that some university boards and administrations now bow to pressure groups, and shield students from these ideas through safe spaces, code words, and trigger warnings, is in my view a terrible mistake. The whole purpose of college is to learn how to deal with difficult situations, not to run away from them. A microaggression is exactly that, micro.”
  • Muslim favourite to run London after racially charged campaign

    05/01/2016 8:30:27 AM PDT · by rktman · 17 replies
    yahoo.com ^ | 5/1/2016 | William James
    Sadiq Khan, a Muslim lawmaker from Britain's opposition Labour Party, is the strong favourite to win London's mayoral election on Thursday after a bitter contest marked by religious tensions and accusations of racism. Polls show Khan, the son of a bus driver, is as much as 20 percentage points ahead of rival Conservative Zac Goldsmith in the race to run one of the world's top financial centres. If he wins, he will succeed current Conservative mayor Boris Johnson to become the first Muslim to head a major western capital. London's population of 8.6 million is among the most cosmopolitan in...
  • Machiavellianism and Prince Rafael Cruziavelli Mendacii of Florence

    05/01/2016 8:26:09 AM PDT · by poconopundit · 12 replies
    Wilkipedia ^ | 5/1/2016 | Pocono Pundit
    Machiavellianism is "the employment of cunning and duplicity in statecraft or in general conduct". The word comes from the Italian Renaissance diplomat and writer Niccolo Machiavelli, who wrote Il Principe (The Prince), among other works. In Psychology In modern psychology, Machiavellianism is one of the dark triad personalities, characterized by a duplicitous interpersonal style, a cynical disregard for morality and a focus on self-interest and personal gain. Machiavellianism is also a term that some social and personality psychologists use to describe a person's tendency to be unemotional, and therefore able to detach him or herself from conventional morality and...
  • Students call for sanitary bins to be placed in male toilets for transgender men on their periods

    05/01/2016 8:25:19 AM PDT · by Morgana · 44 replies
    dailymail.uk ^ | April 30, 2016 | Jonathan Petre for The Mail on Sunday
    Student activists are calling on universities to install sanitary towel bins in men’s toilets so that biologically female transgender students who use them do not face discrimination. The Mail on Sunday has found that equality rights campaigners at three leading universities have called for the changes – resulting in family groups branding the move ‘madness’. They include Southampton Student Union, which has drawn up a ‘Trans Inclusion Policy’, in which ‘trans’ is defined as a ‘wide umbrella term, covering those who transcend traditional boundaries of gender and sex, those who are gender variant, and those whose gender identity does not...
  • Keeping It Classy Around Here Since 2009

    05/01/2016 8:25:18 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 3 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 5-1-2016 | MOTUS
    On display at last night’s White House Correspondents Dinner were all the skills that landed Barry in office in the first place: a keen ability to deliver lines written by others in a convincing manner. Which just so happens to be the #1 requirement on TheatreSchools.com top 10 qualities of a great actor: Is Captivating: A great actor is so convincing in a role that he can hold an audience captive and make them feel as if there is nothing but the story at hand. In fact, after a brief reading, I think he can check off all 10 on...