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  • Racist? Here’s what black leaders said about Trump BEFORE he was running…

    08/30/2016 11:08:48 AM PDT · by libertarian27
    Allen B West ^ | Aug 30, 2016 | Matt Palumbo
    For decades, conservatives have faced accusations of “racism” from liberals who don’t have any actual arguments. Usually it was isolated to talking heads and low information voters, but in the current election, even the Democrat candidate is hounding her opponent with charges of racism. Even Barack Obama never accused John McCain or Mitt Romney of being racist. Last week, Hillary gave a speech on the “alternative right,” a far-right political movement that exists nowhere except on the internet, and tried to link Donald Trump to it. Days later, she released an ad claiming the KKK supports Donald Trump, apparently unaware...
  • Texas Attorney General Sues to Allow Guns in Courthouse Complex

    08/30/2016 11:07:35 AM PDT · by bkopto · 1 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 8/30/2016 | Lana Shadwick
    Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has sued Waller County, Texas, over the right to bear arms in the Waller County Courthouse complex. Advocates have protested the County’s actions in preventing lawful carrying pursuant to the protection of a new state law. In a statement obtained by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton he said, “A local government cannot be allowed to flout Texas’ licensed carry laws, or any state law, simply because it disagrees with the law or doesn’t feel like honoring it.” He added, “I will vigilantly protect and preserve the Second Amendment rights of Texans.” Second Amendment advocates descended...
  • Californians, Get out and Sign the Gunmageddon Petitions

    08/30/2016 11:00:53 AM PDT · by vette6387 · 2 replies
    self | 8/30/16 | vette6387
    There are a group of petitions needing an aggregate of 360,000 signatures of registered California voters in order for them to be placed on the November Statewide Ballot as Initiatives that will 1) repeal all the recent anti-gun laws promulgated by the State Legislature and signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown and 2) To nullify a Proposition being placed on the same November Ballot by Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom adding further Second Amendment restricting laws regarding guns, gun ownership and the purchase of ammunition. If these initiatives pass this November, virtually all of the anti-gun legislation that is currrent...
  • Curb Chicago crime by tracking bullets

    08/30/2016 11:00:06 AM PDT · by Paul46360 · 9 replies
    WGN NEWS ^ | 8-30-16 | TONYA FRANCISCO
    CHICAGO -- An Illinois State Representative from Chicago is addressing the violence epidemic in the city, in a different way. Rep. Sonya Harper, D-Chicago, represents some of the most crime-ridden communities, including Englewood and the Back of the Yards neighborhood. Harper introduced her plan Tuesday for a bill that would require ammunition makers to stamp serial numbers on every bullet sold in Illinois.
  • Everything You Have Been Told about Gayness and Gender Is Wrong

    08/30/2016 10:59:37 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 3 replies
    American Thinker ^ | August 30, 2016 | Doug Mainwaring
    You haven’t been told the truth. You have been subjected to relentless sophistry and lies. We have been told over and over again that gays, lesbians, and transgenders are “born that way.” Science, in fact, makes no such claim. Never has. In fact, social science, biological science, and every branch of medical science and psychology contradict this claim. The New Atlantis, A Journal of Technology and Society, has produced a remarkable, far-reaching landmark study which offers a summary and an up-to-date explanation of research on sexual orientation and gender identity from the biological, psychological, and social sciences, covering nearly 200...
  • Football banana-throwing racism

    08/30/2016 10:57:48 AM PDT · by fishtank · 4 replies
    Creation Ministries International ^ | 30 August 2016 | David Catchpoole
    Football banana-throwing racism What’s the basis for the racist symbolism of hurling bananas at black football players? by David Catchpoole Published: 30 August 2016 (GMT+10) Australian Rules Football player Eddie Betts, of the Adelaide ‘Crows’, was not even aware that a Port Adelaide ‘Power’ supporter in the grandstand had hurled a banana towards him until he was told about it after the game had finished. When a spectator threw a banana towards a player at an Australian Rules Football match recently, it triggered a frenzy of outrage in social and other media.1 Within hours, an online video clip of the...
  • Democrat Tom Coyne: Trump Is Challenging ‘Institutional Elites’ in Both Parties

    08/30/2016 10:53:55 AM PDT · by Dana1960 · 4 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 8/30/16 | Dan Riehl
    Tom Coyne, a lifelong Democrat and the mayor of Brook Park, Ohio, spoke about his endorsement of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump with Breitbart News Daily SiriusXM host Matt Boyle. Coyne said: The parties are blurred. What’s the difference? They say the same things in different tones. At the end of the day, they accomplish nothing. Donald Trump is challenging the very fabric of the institutional elites in this country on both sides that have, quite frankly, just straight up screwed this country up and made the world a mess. Regarding the GOP establishment’s so-called Never Trumpers, Coyne stated, “If...
  • Soros Paid Leftist Groups to Silence Pope on Abortion and Marriage

    08/30/2016 10:45:33 AM PDT · by detective · 11 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 29, 2016 | Austin Ruse
    Newly released documents from Wikileaks have exposed the efforts of hard-left billionaire George Soros to make Pope Francis quiet down on social issues like abortion and man-woman marriage and make income equality and global warming the centerpiece of his visit last year to the U.S. The documents show how these wealthy groups worked closely with the Pope’s closest advisers including two U.S. Bishops and one Latin American Cardinal. The plan was first advanced at a board meeting of Soros’s Open Society U.S. Programs Board in May, 2015, where the radical group boasts of direct influence with Pope Francis. At that...
  • PPD Presidential Daily Tracking Poll : Trump Regains Lead

    08/30/2016 10:42:57 AM PDT · by usafa92 · 19 replies
    PPD ^ | 8:30/2016 | PPD
    No article just the link
  • The American Dream (My Title)

    08/30/2016 10:42:27 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 3 replies
    Facebook | Sen Tim Scott (Rep, SC)
    (This was taken from Senator Scott's FaceBook feed) My grandfather left school after 3rd grade to pick cotton. He never learned to read, but he taught us so much about what's really important. My mom worked 16 hour days as a nurse's assistant to keep food on the table for my brother and me. Her love and sacrifice were immovable forces in our lives. My brother just retired as a Command Sergeant Major after 30 years in the Army. His son, my nephew, has degrees from Georgia Tech and Duke, and is now headed to medical school at Emory. Our...
  • Drunken Angler Pulls a Gun on Family Trying to Protect his Spot

    08/30/2016 10:40:53 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 7 replies
    Cal Sportsman ^ | 8/30/2016 | J Males
    Drunken Angler Pulls a gun on Family trying to fish ‘His Spot’ While his undersized fish was being taken away by the DNR, this drunken angler was being taken away in the back of the patrol car. The Michigan State Police had their hands full last Thursday when they received an unusual call. It seems that a family of four had been fishing a stretch of water on the backwaters of the Hodenpyl Dam when a drunken angler pulled a gun, pointed it at the group, and fired. The trigger happy angler turned out to be 54-year-old, Thomas Mast. It...
  • Appeals court refuses to halt trial in USS Cole attack

    08/30/2016 10:36:06 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 8 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Aug 30, 2016 1:03 PM EDT | Sam Hananel
    A federal appeals court on Tuesday refused to halt the military commission trial of a Saudi national charged with orchestrating the 2000 attack on the USS Cole that killed 17 U.S. sailors. The 2-1 ruling said that Abd al Rahim al-Nashiri can’t challenge the commission’s authority to hear his case until after the proceeding has run its course. Al-Nashiri argued that military commissions only have authority over offenses that take place during an armed conflict. He said his actions were not war crimes because the U.S. was not officially at war with al-Qaida at the time of the attack. But...
  • The S.E.C. Shoves The U.S.A. Further Into The P.C. Swamp

    08/30/2016 10:35:37 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 6 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | August 30, 2016 | George Leef
    Would corporations operate better if their board members were chosen so as to ensure that women and major racial/ethnic groups were all appropriately represented? Many social activists believe so and their thinking has penetrated into the federal regulatory agency that oversees our stock exchanges – the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Back in 2009, the SEC instituted a requirement that publicly traded companies disclose plans they might have regarding the diversity of their boards of directors. That is to say, the racial, ethnic and gender characteristics of board members – as if those attributes were the essential, defining attributes of...
  • FBI to soon release documents related to Clinton email probe

    08/30/2016 10:30:11 AM PDT · by detective · 29 replies
    MSN News ^ | August 30, 2016 | ERIC TUCKER
    The FBI is expected to release documents soon related to its investigation into Hillary Clinton and her use of a private email server, a law enforcement official said Tuesday. The official, who was not authorized to discuss the matter by name and spoke on condition of anonymity, said documents in the case would be made public as the FBI responds to Freedom of Information Act requests. It wasn't immediately clear when the documents would be released or exactly what they would include. The FBI this month provided Congress portions of its file from the agency's yearlong investigation into whether then-Secretary...
  • Kellyanne Conway Discusses The Polls With Sean Hannity

    08/30/2016 10:26:04 AM PDT · by detective · 9 replies
    Media polls are fraught with the same ideological bias and intent as all other stories within the media entities producing the polls. It’s a simple thing to accept. It’s not complex. That said, you can only keep up a ridiculous ruse for a particular amount of time, after that you begin to look silly. The media will call the next few weeks “Trumps’ Labor Day Bounce”. Watch, it’s transparently predictable.
  • Clinton National Lead Steady at 5 Points[Trunc] [PPP D+9 Clinton +5]

    08/30/2016 10:25:53 AM PDT · by BigEdLB · 18 replies
    PPP ^ | 8/30/16 | Tom Jensen
    PPP's newest national poll finds a pretty steady race- but that the candidates are getting even more unpopular as the election approaches, with undecideds actually going up when they would usually be on the decline at this stage in the campaign. Hillary Clinton leads with 42% to 37% for Donald Trump, 6% for Gary Johnson, 4% for Jill Stein, and 1% for Evan McMullin, with 10% of voters still undecided. A month ago Clinton actually led 46/41 but both she and Trump's support has dropped by 4 points, with support for third party candidates increasing from 8% to 11% and...
  • How can you love Automobiles, knowing they kill so many: Vanity

    08/30/2016 10:25:09 AM PDT · by BornToBeAmerican · 22 replies
    today | self
    Seems to me that the bill-boards I see state how many 1,000's of people have died so far on Texan roads. Yet to see a bill-board warning about how many deaths coursed by guns. Bottom line, I am more concerned about the nut behind the wheel of car than I am about a finger on a finger. Truthfully, I know no one who has been shot but plenty who have been either killed or maimed in automobile accidents.
  • THE WASHINGTON TIMES Review of "The War on Guns:Arming yourself against gun control lies"

    08/30/2016 10:16:44 AM PDT · by VictimsRightsPro2a · 8 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | August 29, 2016 | By: Joseph Greenlee
    In his new book, “The War on Guns: Arming Yourself Against Gun Control Lies,” John Lott methodically dismantles one popular gun-control myth after another. It has been said that a lie told often enough becomes the truth, and a similar phenomenon is overwhelming the gun debate in America. Oft-repeated untruths have formed common beliefs that often sway the debate about firearms. Gun-control advocates have learned that their exaggerated claims are likely to go unchecked by a largely sympathetic media, allowing them to control the narrative and shape public opinion. What is more, as Mr. Lott explains, billionaire elitists like George...
  • John Kerry: The Media Would Do Us All ‘a Service’ If They Didn’t Cover Terrorism Quite as Much

    08/30/2016 10:15:47 AM PDT · by Rockitz · 29 replies ^ | 30 Aug 2016 | Jeff Poor
    At a media availability on Bangladesh on Monday, Secretary of State John Kerry discussed the threat of terrorism at home and abroad. Part of his proposal to fight this threat had to do with the media and how it covers terrorism. According to Fox News and a transcript of the press conference provided by the State Department, Kerry said the media could “do us a service” by not covering terrorism “quite as much.
  • Apple holds Europe to ransom: Tech giant threatens to cut jobs in EU (excerpt)

    08/30/2016 10:15:29 AM PDT · by plain talk · 12 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | August 29, 2016 | Martin Robinson
    Apple has already threatened to cut jobs in Europe after Brussels ordered it to repay Ł11billion ($14.5billion) - the biggest tax bill ever imposed outside the US. The European Commission's three-year investigation into Apple's sweetheart deal with Ireland has found it amounted to illegal state aid. Its damning report published today says the tech giant paid as little as 0.005 per cent tax by funnelling its non-US profits through its Irish headquarters with no staff or premises then on to its $178billion (Ł120bn) offshore fund.
  • Calais locals pledge to block port with 'human chain' until Jungle migrant camp is demolished

    08/30/2016 10:14:07 AM PDT · by libertarian27 · 29 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | Aug 30, 2016 | Henry Samuel
    Shopkeepers, businessmen, farmers and police unionists in Calais have pledged to block 'indefinitely' the motorway leading to the port with a 'human chain', saying they will not break it until the migrant Jungle camp that has now swollen to up to 10,000 people is totally dismantled. The unprecedented action, due to start on Monday, came as the local head of France’s national haulage federation warned: "Migrant violence hasn’t gone up a notch, it’s gone up 10 floors." Lorry driver representatives issued a joint call with an umbrella group of shops and businesses in Calais, the CGT union, farmers and the...
  • Key Part of Civil Asset Forfeiture Law Ruled Unconstitutional

    08/30/2016 10:11:46 AM PDT · by MichCapCon · 11 replies
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 8/27/2016 | Kahryn Riley
    It is a basic principle of American law that the government may not deprive citizens of their property without due process. But, according to the Michigan Court of Appeals, at least one Michigan statute lets the state do exactly that. When Shantrese Kinnon and her husband were arrested on drug charges in Kent County, the police searched her home and seized some property, including a GMC Denali, a Chevrolet El Camino, a motorcycle, a tablet, a laptop, and nearly $400 in cash from her purse. Even though the couple had not yet been convicted of a crime, a scheme known...
  • Poll Shows Razor Thin Margin Between John McCain, Kelli Ward Heading into Election

    08/30/2016 10:10:08 AM PDT · by Cheerio · 24 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 29 Aug 2016 | Neil W. McCabe
    Full title - Breitbart/Gravis Arizona Poll Shows Razor Thin Margin Between John McCain, Kelli Ward Heading into Election Dr. Kelli Ward may end up pulling off a surprise victory against longtime incumbent Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) on Tuesday, as new polling from Breitbart News Network and Gravis Marketing shows a razor thin lead for McCain. Ward, a former state senator who stepped down from that post to focus on the U.S. Senate race, trails McCain with Arizona Republicans by just four points heading into election day. Ward gets 33 percent in the latest Breitbart/Gravis poll compared to McCain’s 37 percent....
  • More reports of clowns in woods in South Carolina

    08/30/2016 10:02:53 AM PDT · by PROCON · 44 replies ^ | Aug. 30, 2016 | AP , WCNC
    <p>GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) - Deputies in South Carolina have increased patrols after getting new reports of people dressed as clowns trying to lure children into the woods.</p> <p>News outlets report that Greenville County sheriff's deputies were called to an apartment complex about 8:20 p.m. Monday that is about 20 minutes from a complex where people reporting seeing clowns last week.</p>
  • Economic Growth Stalls At Wrong Time For Hillary

    08/30/2016 9:59:49 AM PDT · by Cheerio · 18 replies
    Investors Business Daily ^ | 8/26/2016 | Robert Ramono
    "The truth is, those looking overseas for growth opportunities are the smart ones, because if we have another four years like President Barack Obama's past eight, you'd have to be an idiot to invest in America with this assault on growth by Washington, D.C." That was Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning's shooting-from-the-hip response to the latest revision to the gross domestic product by the Bureau of Economic Analysis in the second quarter. The number was revised downward from a tepid, inflation-adjusted 1.2% annualized to 1.1%.
  • Another Soros puppet string revealed

    08/30/2016 9:58:03 AM PDT · by detective · 8 replies
    American Thinker ^ | August 30, 2016 | Thomas Lifson
    George Soros is a brilliant mastermind, the closest thing to a real-life Bond villain in human history. He thinks strategically, targeting sources of leverage, and he wants tio bring about structural change. See, for instance, his close involvement in the Secretary of States Project. Another attempt at targeting strategic sources of leverage has been outed at Politico (!) by Scott Bland: While America’s political kingmakers inject their millions into high-profile presidential and congressional contests, Democratic mega-donor George Soros has directed his wealth into an under-the-radar 2016 campaign to advance one of the progressive movement’s core goals — reshaping the American...
  • Reverse Voxsplaining: Drugs Vs. Chairs

    08/30/2016 9:54:48 AM PDT · by OddLane · 3 replies
    Slate Star Codex ^ | August 29, 2016 | Scott Alexander
    EpiPens, useful medical devices which reverse potentially fatal allergic reactions, have recently quadrupled in price, putting pressure on allergy sufferers and those who care for them. Vox writes that this “tells us a lot about what’s wrong with American health care” – namely that we don’t regulate it enough: The story of Mylan’s giant EpiPen price increase is, more fundamentally, a story about America’s unique drug pricing policies. We are the only developed nation that lets drugmakers set their own prices, maximizing profits the same way sellers of chairs, mugs, shoes, or any other manufactured goods would.Let me ask Vox...
  • New Trump TV ad on the “two Americas” hits Hillary on the economy

    08/30/2016 9:53:45 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    Hot Air ^ | August 29, 2016 | Allahpundit
    This is his second TV spot of the general election campaign but it’s backed by bigger bucks than the first one, on immigration, was. That ad received an initial buy of $4.8 million to air in four key battleground states. This one’s getting $10 million to air in nine battlegrounds, the big three of Ohio, Florida, and Pennsylvania plus North Carolina, New Hampshire, Iowa, Nevada, Virginia, and Colorado. Why Team Trump is wasting money on those last two states, I’m not sure: They’re all but goners and he doesn’t need them to win on his most probable electoral path to...
  • Why Women Love Trump !

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  • Poll: Donald Trump Chips Away at Hillary Clinton's National Lead

    08/30/2016 9:50:09 AM PDT · by CaptainK · 18 replies
    NBC News ^ | 8/30/16 | Hannah Hartig, John Lapinski and Stephanie Psyllos
    Hillary Clinton's national lead over Donald Trump has narrowed slightly to 6 points, according to the latest NBC News|SurveyMonkey Weekly Election Tracking Poll Clinton now enjoys 48 percent support, while Trump holds steady with 42 percent. Last week, Clinton led Trump by 8 points. The latest NBC News|SurveyMonkey poll was conducted online from August 22 through August 28 among registered voters. The one group that is open to changing their minds are registered Independents who do not lean toward either party. Trump has made inroads with this group. Two weeks ago, Clinton led Trump by 8 points among this key...
  • [Vanity] What if Anthony Weiner was texting national security secrets?

    08/30/2016 9:50:04 AM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 16 replies
    EEE | 30 AUGUST 2016 | EEE
    What if Weiner was texting coded national security secrets or Clinton Foundation secrets to someone who acted as a liason for Clinton? Was Weiner a go-between of some sort? Was the sexting not really sexting, but coded messages to some 3rd party or agent of a foreign government?
  • Opinion: Donald Trump Will Win the Election

    08/30/2016 9:48:20 AM PDT · by Signalman · 18 replies
    Heatstreet ^ | 8/30/2016 | Brian Darling
    Donald Trump can, and will, beat Hillary Clinton and become President of the United States. As much as the media and political elite have already written off Trump, the evidence shows that Trump is on track to win this fall because of his popular message, his record of victory in the Republican primaries, and Hillary’s unpopularity. First of all, don’t believe the media spin. This race is tight. The pundits and the media elites can’t fathom the idea that a guy like Donald Trump could be our next President. They are presented on a daily basis dishonesty from Hillary Clinton,...
  • New Emails: Clinton’s State Department Gave Special Access to Foundation Donors

    08/30/2016 9:48:12 AM PDT · by detective · 13 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 29 Aug 2016 | Tom Fitton
    The true nature of the Clinton Foundation becomes ever clearer with each discovery of withheld emails. Last week we released 725 pages of State Department documents that include email exchanges in which Hillary Clinton’s top aide Huma Abedin provided influential Clinton Foundation donors special, expedited access to the secretary of state. In one flagrant example, the Crown Prince of Bahrain was forced to go through the Clinton Foundation to get access to the secretary of state. He got it after pledging $32 million to the Clinton Global Initiative.
  • The numbers are not good [Email request for $$$ from Paul Scumbag Ryan]

    08/30/2016 9:42:15 AM PDT · by Maceman · 14 replies
    email | August 30, 2016 | Paul Ryan campaign
    Fellow Conservative, The last 30 days have been tough for Republicans. First, we saw a huge bounce in Hillary Clinton’s poll numbers following the Democratic convention. Then, the latest FEC reports show Nancy Pelosi outraising House Republicans by nearly 3X. And now, the latest poll numbers show Hillary Clinton leading in 54 districts held by Republicans. I’m concerned that if we don’t change course right now, we may look back at August as the month where we lost the election. If dedicated conservatives like you don’t step up right now, the consequences could be disastrous. Will you join me in...
  • Colin Kaepernick’s Mother: He’s Brought Shame To Family

    08/30/2016 9:40:42 AM PDT · by blueyon · 71 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 8/30/16 | David Hookstead
    San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s birth mother had some harsh words for her son on Twitter. “There’s ways to make change w/o disrespecting & bringing shame to the very country & family who afforded you so many blessings,” Heidi Russo tweeted at Kaepernick after he decided to sit out the national anthem this past
  • New York Times’ Top Shareholder Is a Clinton Foundation Donor

    08/30/2016 9:37:56 AM PDT · by detective · 5 replies
    Even as the New York Times reports extensively and critically on the Clinton Foundation and its activities during Hillary Clinton’s tenure as secretary of state, as with other news outlets, multiple high-dollar donors to the foundation are associated with the paper, including the Times’ top shareholder, Carlos Slim. Slim, a Mexican telecom tycoon whose net worth of nearly $80 billion makes him the second richest man in the world, became the top shareholder of the New York Times earlier this year after he doubled his shares to take control of 16.8 percent of the company.
  • Hillary Clinton refers to Ku Klux Klan leader as “my friend and mentor”

    08/30/2016 9:37:11 AM PDT · by grundle · 5 replies
    wordpress ^ | August 27, 2016 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    Hillary Clinton refers to Ku Klux Klan leader as “my friend and mentor” In 2005, the Washington Post reported:… a politically ambitious butcher from West Virginia named Bob Byrd recruited 150 of his friends and associates to form a chapter of the Ku Klux Klan. After Byrd had collected the $10 joining fee and $3 charge for a robe and hood from every applicant, the “Grand Dragon” for the mid-Atlantic states came down to tiny Crab Orchard, W.Va., to officially organize the chapter.In 2010, Clinton referred to Byrd as“my friend and mentor”You can hear her saying it at the beginning of...
  • Unhappy Anniversary (Merkel's Folly)

    08/30/2016 9:36:13 AM PDT · by OddLane · 3 replies
    American Rattlesnake ^ | August 30, 2016 | Gerard Perry
    Germany recently marked an ignominious anniversary, one which future generations of Germans-assuming there are any-will look back upon with shame and regret. I’m speaking, of course, about Angela Merkel’s decision to welcome over a million settlers from the Islamic world into the bosom of her country. The horrific consequences of this monumental decision have been documented on an hourly basis for those who care to look. The fact that a majority of the German population no longer believes she’s fit to serve as Chancellor, and that over two-thirds believe her decision to deconstruct their nation was a bad idea is...
  • (Maine Gov) LePage says he is considering resignation, apologizes

    08/30/2016 9:30:50 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 40 replies
    Portland Press Herald ^ | August 30, 2016 | Eric Russell
    Gov. Paul LePage raised the possibility Tuesday that he may not finish his second term, amid mounting pressure from Democrats and members of his own party to amend for his recent actions. “I’m looking at all options,” the Republican governor said while appearing on WVOM, a Bangor talk radio station. “I think some things I’ve been asked to do are beyond my ability. I’m not going to say that I’m not going to finish it. I’m not saying that I am going to finish it.” He later said, “If I’ve lost my ability to help Maine people, maybe it’s time...
  • Array of Things Allow Chicago To Spy On Entire City: “Wake Up And Realize We’re Just Servants”

    08/30/2016 9:27:45 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 22 replies ^ | August 30, 2016 | Mac Slavo
    Chicago is launching a creepy new campaign to blanket the mega-city in more surveillance through its Array of Things, creating a network of (at least) 500 sensors devices that will be shared in a growing Big Data cloud. As The Chicago Tribune reports: The first of a network of data-collecting sensors that could one day blanket Chicago are now live. The city installed two nodes containing computers and sensors including low-resolution cameras as well as air quality sensors last week. They went up on traffic light poles at Damen and Archer avenues in the McKinley Park neighborhood on the...
  • State Department Warns Americans to Avoid Traveling [semi-satire]

    08/30/2016 9:21:58 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 2 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 28 Aug 2016 | John Semmens
    The State Department issued a warning to US citizens advising them to avoid foreign travel for the "foreseeable future." The warning was sparked by what the Department characterized as "an unfortunate misunderstanding of a recent multi-million dollar payment to Iran." "We thought we were paying off an amount due Iran from the cancellation of the Shah's 1979 purchase of jet fighters," explained Payton Moore, Undersecretary for Islamic Relations. "The government of Iran thought we were paying ransom for four Americans they were holding prisoner until a plane delivering the $400 million in cash arrived in their country. Now the Iranian...
  • New Arab city in Israel refuses to take in UNRWA 'refugees'

    08/30/2016 9:19:34 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 5 replies
    INN ^ | 08/30/16 02:15 | Hillel Fendel
    The new Arab city of Rawabi being built in Samaria (Shomron) with Israeli approval refuses to allow “Palestinian refugees” from UNRWA camps to relocate to the city. This, despite past statements to the contrary, and the general impression that the need for a new Arab city was partly because of the suffering of said “refugees”, especially those still living in refugee camps. So reports investigative journalist David Bedein of Israel Resource News Agency. “The new Palestinian Arab city of Rawabi,” writes Bedein, “has publicized in all stages of its development that it would build schools that would promote peace and...
  • “What happened? What the hell happened!?”

    08/30/2016 9:14:06 AM PDT · by pabianice · 56 replies
    The Nav Log ^ | 8/30/16 | asa663
    “What happened? What the hell happened!?” These are the final words spoken by Jake Holman in the magnificent movie, “The Sand Pebbles.” Holman, played by Steve McQueen, serves as the protagonist in the 1966 movie, a movie about the Chinese Communist Revolution set in 1926 (although about Vietnam). Holman has just been shot to death by Communist soldiers as he gives his life to save his love interest and the lives of fellow crewmen from the gunboat USS San Pablo. Making the movie was a two-year ordeal and McQueen has said that making it “made up for all the...
  • "Ain't Nothing Like The Real Thing" (1968, Tammi Terrell and Marvin Gaye)

    08/30/2016 9:11:31 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 14 replies
    Youtube ^ | 8/30/2016 | Staff
    Nowadays we have Beyonce and Jay-zee. Aren't we lucky.Hope you enjoy.Ain't Nothing Like The Real Thing
  • White House announces massive changes in bid to head off ObamaCare disaster

    08/30/2016 9:11:24 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 34 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/30/16 | Dan Calabrese
    Including: Making insurers help pay the costs of other insurers' high-cost policyholders ObamaCare is a huge and glorious success, and it’s the shining jewel in Barack Obama’s legacy. That’s what the Democrats have been telling us for several years, and for the most part the media have dutifully parrotted this talking point. But in recent months, it’s gotten harder for Obama’s media protectors to keep pretending everything is OK. Exchanges are in dire fiscal straits. Insurers are dropping out. Premiums are soaring. Provider networks are narrowing. The left keep reaching back for what it thinks is the one saving grace...
  • Losing the Internet one month before election

    08/30/2016 9:10:00 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 29 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/30/16 | Judi McLeod
    Stay focused, determined and resolute until you get out to vote Donald Trump We should take seriously all the bombs Barack Hussein Obama plans to toss in our path on his way out of the door. Most know that his coming departure is only a temporary one, given that Hillary Clinton is poised to be Obama’s third term in office. Next big bombshell coming down the pike at America: At midnight September 30, Obama will cut off the access of millions to the Internet by abdicating Internet stewardship over to the control of the United Nations.
  • Hillary Clinton is in serious trouble with Black voters and faked polls won’t change the truth

    08/30/2016 9:01:34 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 31 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 8/30/16 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    The fake pollsters are in a panic over the terrible support numbers Hillary Clinton isgetting with Black voters. The truth is either being erased and smothered or nuanced into unrecognizable pap. The party line is that Donald Trump gets between 5% and ZERO--yes ZERO--percent of the Black vote and these statements reek of fear and panic. The truth is found in a growing number of honest polls which show Trump getting between 20% and 32% of the Black vote – yes 32%. Last week yet another poll from Florida gave Trump a small overall edge but reported him getting 20%...
  • Vladimir Putin arrested at Publix

    08/30/2016 8:59:46 AM PDT · by Cementjungle · 34 replies ^ | 08/30/2016 | Gary Detman
    WEST PALM BEACH (CBS12) — Vladimir Putin is facing trespassing charges. Not Vladimir Putin, the President of Russia. But Vladimir Putin of West Palm Beach, according to the police report. Police responded to a Publix supermarket in downtown West Palm Beach following a report of a man screaming at employees. Managers tried to get Putin to leave but he refused. He told West Palm Beach Police officers he missed his ride. Putin appeared in court Monday morning. He's also facing a charge of resisting/obstructing officer without violence.
  • Somebody GOTTA Pay!

    08/30/2016 8:53:29 AM PDT · by AuntB · 16 replies
    TheTownCrier ^ | Aug. 29, 2016 | TheTownCrier
    It's the prejudiced, ignorant tribal cry of every violent group of people who 'feel' they are being taken advantage of. "Somebody GOTTA Pay!" Headline: 17-year-old to be charged with bus assault on 5-year-old (Black thug hits white girl) WRDW WAGT NBC26 [snip]He says the daycare workers told him 17 year old Tavon Walters, a high school student, hit his daughter on the bus ride from the schools to the after school program. "He had reached over that seat and telling another girl if you don't hit her then I'm going to hit her for you," the father said. The same...
  • "Moderate" Muslims? No thank you

    08/30/2016 8:53:08 AM PDT · by DanMiller · 8 replies
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | September 30, 2016 | Dan Miller
    In an article posted on August 19th titled "Donald Trump and Islamists," I stated that I do not use the term "moderate" when referring to Muslims because it is so grossly misused as to have become meaningless. Nevertheless, one commenter stated, "It’s dangerous to perpetuate the myth of moderate Islam," which I had neither intended to do nor done. This post elaborates on the word "moderate" as it applies to Islam.The term "moderate" Muslim is often applied to those who do not want to kill for Allah, but who want other Muslims to do it for them and for Allah....