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  • Latest Big Lie: ‘We Have No Strategy’

    08/30/2014 5:46:53 AM PDT · by Bruce Buckley
    PJ Media ^ | August 29, 2014 | Michael Ledeen
    They DO have a strategy, but they prefer to appear indecisive. That’s because the strategy would likely provoke even greater criticism than the false confession of endless dithering. The actual strategy is detente first, and then a full alliance with Iran throughout the Middle East and North Africa. It has been on display since before the beginning of the Obama administration. During his first presidential campaign in 2008, Mr. Obama used a secret back channel to Tehran to assure the mullahs that he was a friend of the Islamic Republic, and that they would be very happy with his policies....
  • See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil (The liberal Economist: Rotherham rapes)

    08/30/2014 5:46:50 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux
    OVER the past few years it has sometimes seemed as though no news bulletin goes by without an awful account of child sex abuse. Celebrities and children’s entertainers, including Rolf Harris and the late Jimmy Savile, have been revealed as molesters; so have some teachers and clerics. The latest horror was laid bare on August 26th, in a report into the sexual exploitation of children in Rotherham, a poor northern English town. The report is also painful for what it suggests about race relations in Britain. The investigation by Alexis Jay, a former chief inspector of social work, uncovers a...
  • Couple Fined For Refusing To Host Gay Wedding Shuts Down Venue

    08/30/2014 5:45:32 AM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 1 replies
    http://dailycaller.com ^ | August 29, 2014 | The Daily Caller
    A Christian couple fined $13,000 for refusing to host a lesbian wedding on their New York farm has decided to close the venue rather than violate their religious beliefs. Cynthia and Robert Gifford decided not to host ceremonies anymore, other than those already scheduled, Alliance Defending Freedom attorney James Trainor told The Blaze. ”Since the order essentially compelled them to do all ceremonies or none at all, they have chosen the latter in order to stay true to their religious convictions, even though it will likely hurt their business in the short run,” he said. New Jersey couple Jennifer McCarthy...
  • Mapping the path for Charlie Crist to be elected Florida governor again [Team Obama Managing]

    08/30/2014 5:39:53 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 3 replies
    Tampa Bay Times ^ | Adam C Smith
    .....How does the former Republican governor make history by getting elected governor again as a Democrat? The plan essentially boils down to matching Sink's performance — the former chief financial officer lost to Scott by 1.2 percentage points, less than 62,000 votes — and then, through sophisticated computer modelling, analytics and voter targeting, to modestly improve on her showing among various voter groups that make up Florida's complicated electoral mosaic. "We know the universe we have to turn out," said Omar Khan, Crist's campaign manager and one of many Obama campaign veterans helping Crist. "Every decision we make and everything...
  • Japan: Heavy equipment falls into Fukushima reactor pool

    08/30/2014 5:38:19 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 5 replies
    Japan Today ^ | Aug. 30, 2014
    Heavy equipment falls into Fukushima reactor pool →National Aug. 30, 2014 - 06:55AM JST ( 28 ) TOKYO — A 400-kilogram machine part fell into a nuclear fuel pool at Japan’s crippled Fukushima plant Friday, the operator said. Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO), said it had not detected any significant changes in radiation readings or in the level of pool water at the No. 3 reactor. A massive earthquake and tsunami in March 2011 ravaged Japan’s northeastern coast and wrecked the plant, sparking meltdowns at three of its six reactors.
  • Disowned and forgotten: Russian soldiers in Ukraine

    08/30/2014 5:26:26 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 2 replies
    DW ^ | Aug. 30, 2014
    Russia Disowned and forgotten: Russian soldiers in Ukraine A Russian parliamentarian and human rights observers are demanding Russia finally admit its own soldiers are fighting in Ukraine. The soldiers are risking their lives, they say, in an undeclared war. The official Russian version of events is as follows: In eastern Ukraine, the Ukrainian army is battling Ukrainian army rebels, the so called "people's militia." A civil war is taking place between the nation's own people. Russian human rights observers, however, assume that Russian soldiers have long been involved in the war in eastern Ukraine. They are convinced that not only...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(8/30/14)[Prayer]

    08/30/2014 5:18:49 AM PDT · by left that other site · 1 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 8/30/14 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Animals In The Bible Rooster New International Version (NIV) 69 Now Peter was sitting out in the courtyard, and a servant girl came to him. “You also were with Jesus of Galilee,” she said. 70 But he denied it before them all. “I don’t know what you’re talking about,” he said. 71 Then he went out to the gateway, where another servant girl saw him and said to the people there, “This fellow was with Jesus of Nazareth.” 72 He denied it again, with an oath: “I don’t know the man!” 73 After a little while, those standing...
  • http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2014/06/the-rise-of-the-diy-abortion-in-texas/373240/

    08/30/2014 5:17:25 AM PDT · by balch3 · 1 replies
    Atlantic ^ | Jun 27, 2014 | Erica Hellerstein
    The Alamo flea market sits right off South Texas’s lengthy Highway 83; a sprawling, dusty, labyrinth of a place. Under canopies in the converted parking lot, vendors in dark sunglasses stand behind tables heaped with piles of clothing, barking in Spanish and hawking their wares. The air is hot and muggy, thick with the scent of grilled corn and chili. Customers browse simple items—miracle-diet teas, Barbie dolls or turquoise jeans stretched over curvy mannequins—but there are also shoppers scanning the market for goods that aren't displayed in the stalls. Tables lined with bottles of medicine like Tylenol and NyQuil have...
  • Obama's campaign no-fly zone

    08/30/2014 5:15:53 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 8 replies
    Politico ^ | 8/29/14
    In an election that Republicans want to make all about President Barack Obama, the White House is determined to make him all but disappear in the battleground states that matter. The White House is putting the finishing touches on a post-Labor Day schedule that will send the president to states where he’s still popular, such as: Michigan, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Illinois and California, Obama officials and Democratic operatives said this week.
  • GOP ad blasts Charlie Crist for previous ties to Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein

    08/30/2014 4:57:22 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 3 replies
    WPLG-TV ^ | 8/29/14
    JUST DAYS AFTER THE PRIMARY SOME BARE-KNUCKLE, HARD HITTING ADS ARE ALREADY HITTING THE AIRWAVES IN THE GOVERNOR'S RACE. ONE OF THOSE ADS FROM THE FLORIDA REPUBLICAN PARTY BLASTS DEMOCRATIC CHARLIE CRIST FOR HIS ONE CLOSE TIES TO CONVICTED PONZI SCHEMER SCOTT ROTH TEEN.
  • Government publishes detailed instructions on how to safely roast marshmallows

    08/30/2014 4:54:44 AM PDT · by ilovesarah2012 · 13 replies
    TheBlaze.com ^ | August 29, 2014 | Pete Kasperowicz
    The U.S. Forest Service on Friday published a nearly 700-word article on how to safely roast marshmallows, all in preparation for Saturday, which is National Roasted Marshmallow Day. As one might expect, the article is riddled with safety tips that might make you think twice about even carrying matches into the forest at all, let alone actually igniting a marshmallow and putting your family’s life at risk. “First, let’s talk safety,” the article says. “Never start a campfire when there are fire restrictions in place. The restrictions are put in place for your safety and for the safety of others.”...
  • AMERICANS TAKE SOISSONS, MOVE ON REIMS; SEIZE VITRY, 100 MILES FROM REICH BORDER (8/30/44)

    08/30/2014 4:26:34 AM PDT · by Homer_J_Simpson · 8 replies
    Microfilm-New York Times archives, Monterey Public Library | 8/30/44 | Drew Middleton, James MacDonald, David Anderson, C.L. Sulzberger, W.H. Lawrence, Hanson W. Baldwin
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  • President Obama needs to focus on how the United States can meet global challenges

    08/30/2014 4:25:57 AM PDT · by right-wing agnostic · 16 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | August 29, 2014 | Washing Post Editorial Staff
    PRESIDENT OBAMA’S acknowledgment that “we don’t have a strategy yet” in Syria understandably attracted the most attention after his perplexing meeting with reporters Thursday. But his restatement of the obvious was not the most dismaying aspect of his remarks. The president’s goal, to the extent he had one, seemed to be to tamp down all the assessments of gathering dangers that his own team had been issuing over the previous days. This argument with his own administration is alarming on three levels. The first has to do with simple competence. One can only imagine the whiplash that foreign leaders must...
  • Washington Post Covers Voter Fraud Inaccurately and Incompletely

    08/30/2014 4:18:14 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 6 replies
    PJ Tattler ^ | 8-29-14 | J. Christian Adams
    Sometimes voter-fraud deniers are forced to discuss the truth of voter fraud. This happened today at the Washington Post (“Fairfax officials say some people may have crossed Va.-Md. line to vote twice in 2012“). While the Post deserves credit from emerging from its cocoon of voter-fraud denial, it deserves scorn for bungling the emergence. Reporter Susan Svrluga notes that “tens of thousands of voters” were registered to cast ballots in both Virginia and Maryland. That’s true, and it is a big problem nationwide. Hundreds of thousands of people are registered to vote in multiple states, and many of them have...
  • ISIS in Mexico? Feds DENY watchdog group's claim that the terror group is operating in Juarez...

    08/30/2014 4:17:40 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 22 replies
    The Department of Homeland Security quickly denied claims on Friday from a watchdog group that the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) has militants stationed in Juarez, Mexico who plan an 'imminent' attack against the United States. A DHS spokesman was bewildered, telling MailOnline that 'we are aware of absolutely nothing credible to substantiate this claim' made by Judicial Watch, a center-right group. 'In Mexico?' the official said on the phone. 'I haven't seen that at all.' An hour before Judicial Watch's report surfaced, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said publicly that his agency and the FBI 'are unaware...
  • McConnell campaign manager Jesse Benton resigns amid federal probe

    08/30/2014 4:02:46 AM PDT · by iowamark · 5 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 8/29/2104 | Matea Gold
    Jesse Benton, the GOP political strategist spearheading Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s reelection campaign, resigned from his post Friday amid new details about an ongoing federal investigation into an endorsement-pay-scheme involving a 2012 presidential campaign he oversaw. In a statement issued Friday evening, Benton cited “inaccurate press accounts and unsubstantiated media rumors about me and my role in past campaigns that are politically motivated, unfair and, most importantly, untrue.” “The press accounts and rumors are particularly hurtful because they are false,” Benton wrote. “However, what is most troubling to me is that they risk unfairly undermining and becoming a distraction...
  • Is there a microchip implant in your future?

    08/30/2014 3:42:26 AM PDT · by Dallas59 · 34 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8/29/2014 | Fox News
    You can inject one under your skin and no one will ever notice. Using short-range radio frequency identification (RFID) signals, it can transmit your identity as you pass through a security checkpoint or walk into a football stadium. It can help you buy groceries at Wal-Mart. In a worst-case scenario – if you are kidnapped in a foreign country, for example – it could save your life. Microchip implants like the ones pet owners use to track their dogs and cats could become commonplace in humans in the next decade. Experts are divided on whether they’re appropriate for people, but...
  • EXCLUSIVE: BREITBART TEXAS VERIFIES ISIS BORDER THREAT WITH LEAKED DOC

    08/30/2014 3:18:29 AM PDT · by right-wing agnostic · 17 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 29, 2014 | Brandon Darby
    LUBBOCK, Texas -- Breitbart Texas has exclusively obtained a leaked document warning federal agents about an ISIS-related terrorism threat across the entire US-Mexico border. Though the document focuses on the Texas-Mexico border, Breitbart Texas has confirmed that federal agents across the entire US-Mexico border have received the ISIS terror warning.
  • Libertarians and the Church

    08/30/2014 3:01:15 AM PDT · by matthewrobertolson · 17 replies
    Catholic Analysis ^ | 30 August 2014 | Matthew Olson
    I have argued before that, in their fullest, libertarianism and Catholicism are incompatible -- but to what degree are they so? Leaders of the libertarian movement have certainly said silly, anti-Catholic things. Ludwig von Mises, for example, compared Christ to the Bolshevists and also said, "..[I]t is the resistance which the Church has offered to the spread of liberal ideas which has prepared the soil for the destructive resentment of modern socialist thought" (Socialism, Chapter 29). Translation: opposition to liberalism of one stripe must be blamed for inspiring liberalism of another. Huh? Much of the conflict between libertarians and the...
  • Sons of Guns' Will Hayden was arrested for rape; show cancelled. [Vanity]

    08/30/2014 2:32:55 AM PDT · by bjorn14 · 12 replies
    Several sources | bjřrn14
    Will Hayden, the star of Discovery Channel's Sons of Guns TV show was arrested for aggravated rape of an 11-year old girl in East Baton Rouge, LA. Discovery has cancelled the show and Red Jacket Firearms has severed all business ties with Hayden. Sorry, I cannot post a link.
  • David Cameron may be about to call time on the coalition’s civil libertarian stance

    08/30/2014 2:31:21 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 4 replies
    The Spectator UK ^ | August 29, 2014 | Isabel Hardman
    It was not so much the announcements that David Cameron made in his press conference about the terror threat to the UK that were significant, but what he looks like he’s going to have to announce on Monday. The Prime Minister confirmed that the threat level to the UK has been raised from ‘substantial’ to ‘severe’. But he also said that on Monday he will be unveiling new measures to address ‘gaps’ in the UK’s ‘armoury’: [SNIP] Those gaps won’t just cover passports, though. Labour is calling on the government to look again at its decision to scrap control orders....
  • Freeper fantasy football - 1 opening

    08/30/2014 2:09:39 AM PDT · by GeorgiaDawg32
    me | 8/30/14 | georgiadawg32
    One opening left. live online draft today at 3. if you want to play, freepmail me your e-mail address.
  • CIA now admits that President Obama is a radical Islamic enemy of America

    08/30/2014 2:08:59 AM PDT · by Trapper6012 · 22 replies
    Examiner ^ | August 28, 2014 | Vicky Nissen
    It’s an explosive charge, one that practically accuses the president of treason. If you want to receive further articles, please click on SUBSCRIBE. Today, a former CIA agent bluntly told the newspaper, World Net Daily, that America has switched sides in the war on terror under President Obama. Clare Lopez was willing to say what a few members of Congress have said in private, but declined to say on-the-record. Clare M. Lopez is the Vice President for Research and Analysis at the Center for Security Policy and a Senior Fellow at The Clarion Project, the London Center for Policy Research,...
  • Shaking faith: How ISIS is causing Muslims to abandon Islam

    08/30/2014 2:08:32 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 32 replies
    Modern Muslim Living ^ | 21 hours ago | Omar Shahid
    The extremist group that kills Muslims and non-Muslims alike is also driving countless of the faithful from our religion. By Omar Shahid. Screengrab from VICE News documentary “The Islamic State” by reporter Medyan Dairieh. (Image: VICE/YouTube) One of the signs of the end times, according to Islam, is the inversion of reality – in other words, things being upside-down. For Muslims, there is nothing that more obviously illustrates this than Islam being made to appear bad to the world. For the first time in the history of our faith, an extremist fringe has hijacked the religion and is dominating...
  • Don Surber: Ferguson shows Democrats’ problem

    08/30/2014 2:08:30 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    The Charleston Daily Mail ^ | August 27, 2014 | Don Surber
    For years, liberals have pointed to demographic projections with glee.White people seem headed to becoming less than a majority in America. Liberals say this poses a problem for the Republican Party as most white people now vote Republican, providing the party’s base. But the scenes of rioting in Ferguson, Missouri, pose a similar problem for the Democratic Party.In recent years, Republicans have diversified without becoming Democratic Lite. Democrats haven’t. Republicans have three Hispanic senators (Democrats have one) a black senator (Democrats have one), two Hispanic governors (Democrats have none) and two governors whose parents were born in India (Democrats have...
  • DHS considering new security measures to intercept ‘foreign fighters’ returning from Syria

    08/30/2014 1:50:28 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 8 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8/30/2014
    The Department of Homeland Security said Friday that officials are considering “additional security measures” to intercept foreign fighters who have joined up with radical militants overseas, on the heels of reports that two Americans have died fighting for the Islamic State in Syria. The development comes as the British government raises its threat level to “severe” amid the crisis in the Middle East. The White House said Friday there are “no plans” to follow suit in Washington; DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson said his department and the FBI are not aware of any “specific, credible threat” to the U.S. homeland from...
  • EPA staff says agency needs to be tough on smog

    08/30/2014 1:34:30 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 6 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Aug 29, 2014 7:32 PM EDT | Seth Borenstein
    The Environmental Protection Agency’s staff has concluded that the government needs to tighten smog rules by somewhere between 7 and 20 percent. In its final recommendation in a 597-page report, the agency staff agrees with EPA’s outside scientific advisers that the 6-year-old standard for how much smog is allowed needs to be stricter, saying it will save a significant number of lives and cut hospital visits. An earlier version of the report came to a similar conclusion. Industry representatives criticized the recommendation as way too costly, while environmental activists hailed it as a public health measure. …
  • California lawmakers pass first US plastic bag ban

    08/30/2014 1:29:40 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 30 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Aug 30, 2014 4:27 AM EDT
    California lawmakers have approved a measure that would make the state the first to impose a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags. SB270 cleared the Senate on a 22-15 vote Friday and sent to Gov. Jerry Brown. It was approved by the Assembly a day earlier. …
  • Obama’s 5 Worst Foreign Policy Decisions

    08/30/2014 1:25:41 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 25 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 30, 2014 | John Hawkins
    Since Barack Obama has been the Hindenburg of Presidents on the domestic front, there hasn't been as much commentary as you'd expect about the fact that he has been the Titanic of Presidents on foreign policy. George W. Bush certainly made his mistakes as President, primarily in Iraq, but you did at least get the sense that his administration was full of capable, serious adults sincerely grappling with a new strategic problem for the country. On the other hand, when it comes to foreign policy, Obama comes across like a bored kid playing war because his mother won't let him...
  • Report: ISIS Studying Mexican Border

    08/30/2014 1:17:24 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 29, 2014 | Kevin Glass
    A new report obtained by Fox News from the Texas Department of Public Safety indicates that elements of ISIS are interested in the U.S.-Mexico border as a means of entry into the United States. As Fox News' Jana Winter reports: “A review of ISIS social media messaging during the week ending August 26 shows that militants are expressing an increased interest in the notion that they could clandestinely infiltrate the southwest border of US, for terror attack,” warns the Texas Department of Public Safety "situational awareness" bulletin, obtained by FoxNews.com. It notes no known credible homeland threats or specific homeland...
  • Those with health coverage through Obama's law may face a challenge in getting tax-return form

    08/30/2014 1:12:37 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 1 replies
    Fox Business ^ | August 30, 2014
    If you got health coverage through President Barack Obama's law this year, you'll need a new form from your insurance exchange before you can file your tax return next spring. Some tax professionals are worried that federal and state insurance marketplaces won't be able to get those forms out in time. That could lead to delayed tax refunds for millions of consumers.
  • Jim DeMint Blesses Ted Cruz Over Rick Perry

    08/30/2014 1:01:42 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    Breitbart's Big Government ^ | August 29, 2014 | Jonathan Strong
    In Dallas at an Americans For Prosperity event, Heritage Foundation president and former-Sen. Jim DeMint put his thumb firmly on the scale for Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) over fellow Texan Gov. Rick Perry for the coming 2016 presidential contest. “I think Cruz even more than Perry right now,” DeMint told the Associated Press. “Ted has become really the national conservative leader.”(continued)
  • Wilson Lim, Daly City dentist charged in Leland Yee case, dies (shoulder fired missiles)

    08/30/2014 12:52:55 AM PDT · by Libloather · 1 replies
    SF Gate ^ | 8/27/14 | Henry K. Lee, Hamed Aleaziz
    **SNIP** The investigation extended to Yee after an undercover FBI agent who had infiltrated Chow's group was introduced to the senator and allegedly persuaded him to trade political favors for campaign contributions. Lim became enmeshed in the case due to his political backing of Yee. According to a 137-page FBI affidavit, Yee introduced Lim to the undercover agent as a man who could secure guns. The agent, the FBI said, had asked Yee to facilitate an arms deal in exchange for more campaign money. The accusations prompted the Philippines government to open a probe into whether Lim had links to...
  • John McCain and Lindsey Graham: Confront ISIS Now

    08/30/2014 12:22:52 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 29 replies
    Nerw York Times ^ | AUG. 29, 2014 | John McCain and Lindsey Graham
    AFTER more than three years, almost 200,000 dead in Syria, the near collapse of Iraq, and the rise of the world’s most sinister terrorist army — the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, which has conquered vast swaths of both countries — President Obama’s admission this week that “we don’t have a strategy yet” to deal with this threat is startling. It is also dangerous. The president clearly wants to move deliberately and consult with allies and Congress as he considers what to do about ISIS. No one disputes that goal. But the threat ISIS poses only grows over time....
  • Why US Air Strikes in Syria Would Damage But Not Destroy ISIS [Community Organizer Has No Clue!]

    08/30/2014 12:07:52 AM PDT · by Steelfish · 8 replies
    ABCNews ^ | August 29, 2014 | KAREN LEIGH
    Why US Air Strikes in Syria Would Damage But Not Destroy ISIS Aug 29, 2014 By KAREN LEIGH As President Barack Obama mulls widening strikes against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) from northern Iraq into Syrian territory, analysts say that military force could significantly damage the Sunni militant group – but is unlikely to destroy it. Last week, Obama approved surveillance flights over ISIS-controlled territory in Syria, particularly aimed at the group's stronghold of Raqqa province. Raqqa has served as the springboard from which ISIS has launched its offenses on Mosul, Tikrit and parts of Iraqi Kurdistan,...
  • President Obama Needs To Focus On How The United States Can Meet Global Challenges [Blistering!]

    08/29/2014 11:42:44 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 19 replies
    Washington Post ^ | August 29, 2014
    President Obama needs to focus on how the United States can meet global challenges Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on Google PlusShare via EmailMore Options Resize Text Print Article Comments 1634 President Barack Obama. (Evan Vucci/AP) By Editorial Board August 29 President Obama Needs To Focus On How The United States Can Meet Global Challenges PRESIDENT OBAMA’S acknowledgment that “we don’t have a strategy yet” in Syria understandably attracted the most attention after his perplexing meeting with reporters Thursday. But his restatement of the obvious was not the most dismaying aspect of his remarks. The president’s goal, to the extent...
  • Gun Rights Activist Back On Nashville Streets

    08/29/2014 11:37:26 PM PDT · by kwikrnu · 2 replies
    News Channel 5 ^ | 8-29-2014 | Laken Bowles
    A few days after a judge dropped charges against him, a vocal gun rights activist was back out on the streets on Nashville. On Tuesday, a judge dismissed weapons charges against, Leonard Embody, the so-called "Radnor Lake Rambo.” Embody was back out of the streets on Nashville Friday, wearing a bullet-proof vest and openly carrying his guns as he handed out flyers.
  • Gutfeld: President's Indecision Makes Hamlet Look Resolute (video)

    08/29/2014 11:34:36 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 3 replies
    FoxNews ^ | August 29, 2014 | Gutfeld
    Gutfeld: President's Indecision Makes Hamlet Look Resolute Aug. 29, 2014 - 13:09 - Confronting radical Islam was never on Obama's to-do list http://video.foxnews.com/v/3756787494001/gutfeld-presidents-indecision-makes-hamlet-look-resolute/#sp=show-clips
  • George Galloway taken to hospital after street attack

    08/29/2014 11:23:58 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 29 replies
    bbc.com ^ | 30 August 2014 | bbc
    George Galloway has been taken to hospital with a suspected broken jaw after he was attacked on a London street, his spokesman has said.
  • Ferry Owners Family Get Jail Break to Attend Funeral

    08/29/2014 10:55:50 PM PDT · by GeronL · 5 replies
    A court has accepted applications from four family members for temporary release from police custody to attend the funeral of ferry owner Yoo Byung-eon. Yoo's older brother, Byung-il (75), has already been released on bail. The funeral will take place inside a sprawling compound in Anseong south of Seoul owned by the dead businessman's crackpot religious cult.
  • India’s Modi Visits Japan to Deepen Defense and Commercial Ties

    08/29/2014 10:48:47 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 5 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | Aug. 28, 2014 12:40 p.m. ET | Niharika Mandhana
    India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi starts a five-day visit to Japan on Saturday, looking to deepen defense and commercial ties between the two Asian countries as they grapple with an increasingly assertive China. Mr. Modi is to meet Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and other officials for what are expected to be wide-ranging discussions about regional security as well as a possible deal on civil nuclear cooperation. […] “It is a watershed meeting,” said Brahma Chellaney, a strategic affairs analyst at the Center for Policy Research in New Delhi. “It is crucial to preventing the rise of a Sino-centric Asia.”...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 08-30-14

    08/29/2014 10:46:44 PM PDT · by Salvation · 19 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 08-30-14 | Revised New American Bible
    August 30, 2014Saturday of the Twenty-first Week in Ordinary Time    Reading 1 1 Cor 1:26-31 Consider your own calling, brothers and sisters.Not many of you were wise by human standards,not many were powerful,not many were of noble birth.Rather, God chose the foolish of the world to shame the wise,and God chose the weak of the world to shame the strong,and God chose the lowly and despised of the world,those who count for nothing,to reduce to nothing those who are something,so that no human being might boast before God.It is due to him that you are in Christ Jesus,who...
  • Fujitsu purchases U.S. defense technology company (GlobeRanger)

    08/29/2014 10:43:52 PM PDT · by Olog-hai
    Japan Times ^ | Aug. 26, 2014
    Fujitsu Ltd. has acquired GlobeRanger Corp., a Texas-based defense technology company, in the electronics maker’s foray into the U.S. defense and national security market. […] Fujitsu bought the company to eventually expand into the global defense market after the government’s easing of restrictions on Japan’s exports of weapons and related technologies in April. …
  • Missouri governor replaces head of public safety (Guess why?)

    08/29/2014 10:42:39 PM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 15 replies
    Governor Jay Nixon appointed a new state public safety director Wednesday, giving his administration its only black Cabinet member nearly three weeks after the shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer led to violent protests in a St. Louis suburb. The governor said former St. Louis police chief Daniel Isom II will take over as director of the Missouri Department of Public Safety on Sept. 1. He will replace Jerry Lee, who resigned after almost three years as director. The appointment comes after Nixon faced criticism both for the lack of racial diversity among his department leaders...
  • Teachers Hate Poor Kids

    08/29/2014 10:31:12 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 10 replies
    National Review ^ | August 29, 2014 | Kevin D. Williamson
    AUGUST 29, 2014 Teachers Hate Poor Kids In Florida, union goons line up to beat down poor minority families By Kevin D. Williamson Alberto Carvalho, the highly regarded Miami-Dade schools superintendent, jokes that he wants to be the most “underpaid” public servant in the country. Underpaid? Public-school types keep using that word; I do not think that it means what they think it means. I don’t really want to beat up on Carvalho, who seems to be a pretty good guy doing some pretty good things. But bottom lines matter. Under the leadership of the district’s (“underpaid”) $320,000-a-year superintendent, who...
  • Obama's Labor Day Weekend: Three Fundraisers and an MSNBC Wedding

    08/29/2014 10:31:06 PM PDT · by Michael.SF. · 14 replies
    Breitbart (Via Drudge) ^ | Aug 29, 2014 | Charlie Spiering
    President Obama has a busy Labor Day weekend planned as he leaves on Air Force One for New York later this afternoon. Saturday, President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama are expected to attend the wedding of MSNBC’s Alex Wagner to his personal White House Chef Sam Kass. The wedding will be held at the Blue Hill at Stone Barns, a Westchester County farm-to-table restaurant in New Rochelle, New York.
  • Judicial Watch: Feds’ Bulletin Describes Threat of Imminent Terrorist Attack on Southern Border

    08/29/2014 10:24:36 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 11 replies
    National Review ^ | August 29, 2014 | Andrew C. McCarthy
    Judicial Watch: Feds’ Bulletin Describes Threat of Imminent Terrorist Attack on Southern Border By Andrew C. McCarthy August 29, 2014 For those of us who’ve been raising alarms about both the jihadist threat and the national-security vulnerability created by the Obama administration’s non-enforcement of the immigration laws, this is not a surprise — particularly less than two weeks before September 11. But it is nonetheless jarring to read. Judicial Watch has just put out this statement: Islamic terrorist groups are operating in the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez and planning to attack the United States with car bombs or...
  • Google Threat to FreeRepublic

    08/29/2014 10:19:41 PM PDT · by Wuli · 148 replies
    8/30/2014 | Wuli
    Twice in the past 30 minutes, when executing a link to one of the FreeRepublic posts, Firefox sent me a warning page that the "site" I was going to was a malware threat. In more detail, the notice explained that it gets that threat info from Google, and that FreeRepublic had been identified as a "malware" threat. Who knows if some troll got p-o'd or if WH trolls are involved in having set up the threat notice at Google. I don't know what the mods can do.
  • California To Appeal Teacher Tenure Ruling [Gov. Brown In Teacher's Union's Pocket]

    08/29/2014 10:10:59 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 9 replies
    Guardian (UK) ^ | August 29, 2014
    California To Appeal Teacher Tenure Ruling A August 30 2014 LOS ANGELES: California Gov. Jerry Brown has filed an appeal of a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job protections for the state's teachers. Attorney General Kamala Harris filed the appeal late Friday on behalf of the governor and the state. The move came a day after Superior Court Judge Rulf Treu finalized his June ruling that found five laws violated the California Constitution by depriving some of the state's 6.2 million students of a quality education. The governor's brief appeal cites the need for the issues to...
  • Allegations surface that Michael Brown was a gang member, faced a second-degree murder charge

    08/29/2014 9:51:40 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 35 replies
    bizpacreview.com ^ | August 29, 2014 | Don Noel
    A new lawsuit seeking criminal records on the unarmed black teenager fatally shot by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo. claims the teen was involved in a gang and once faced a second-degree murder charge. Charles Johnson, the editor-in-chief of “GotNews,” sued St. Louis County last week, saying Michael Brown’s juvenile record should no longer be kept private now that he is dead, according to AOL.com.