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  • Woman on welfare bullied into abortion by her social worker

    12/20/2014 11:21:37 PM PST · by Morgana
    Clinic Quotes ^ | September 17, 2013 | Sarah Terzo
    A woman who had a baby on welfare describes her social worker’s attitude when she became pregnant a second time: “After having our baby in May, a caseworker at the Department of Social Services made us feel like we’d been irresponsible for having a second child. She lectured Jim [her husband], telling him, “You can’t keep your wife barefoot and pregnant the rest of your life. You’d better do something about it.” She wanted to stop us having children and insisted on making an appointment for us to go to Planned Parenthood for counseling and birth-control supplies – conveniently located...
  • Friends baffled as Camille Cosby stands by Bill amid scandal

    12/20/2014 11:19:19 PM PST · by BunnySlippers
    Recently, an old friend asked Camille Cosby how she was holding up. The comedian’s wife, married 51 years, was silent for a moment. “You know, everyone has their limits,” she confided. But the glimpse into her pain was fleeting, and Mrs. Bill Cosby was instantly back in the character of the loyal defender. “I think his problem is that he’s far too trusting and he lets things go too far and people can get the wrong idea,” the 69-year-old said. Friends talked to The Post last week about the marriage of Bill and Camille, and why she has not lost...
  • Supreme Court Sides With Police In 4th Amendment Case Arising from Officer’s ‘Mistake of Law’

    12/20/2014 11:11:53 PM PST · by Altariel · 1 replies
    Reason.com ^ | December 15, 2014 | Damon Root
    In a decision issued this morning, the U.S. Supreme Court sided with the police in a case arising from an officer’s “mistake of law.” At issue in Heien v. North Carolina was a 2009 traffic stop for a single busted brake light that led to the discovery of illegal drugs inside the vehicle. According to state law at the time, however, motor vehicles were required only to have “a stop lamp,” meaning that the officer did not have a lawful reason for the initial traffic stop because it was not a crime to drive around with a single busted brake...
  • BREAKING: Here Are Some Crazy Muslim Videos From Brooklyn #NYPD Cop Killer

    12/20/2014 11:00:26 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 5 replies
    Gotnews.com has confirmed the Muslim supremacist ideology of Ismaaiyl Abdullah Brinsley, the NYPD Brooklyn cop killer. Brinsley’s Facebook page has been removed but not before Gotnews.com team of researchers harvested his social media accounts. The picture above is of Quranic verse 8:60, “strike terror into the hearts of the enemies of Allah…” He also spoke Arabic.
  • My Only Child…A Post-Abortion Testimony

    12/20/2014 10:48:06 PM PST · by Morgana · 4 replies
    Clinic Quotes ^ | September 18, 2013 | Sarah Terzo
    My early 1980′s abortion left me sterile, traumatized and heartbroken. Allow me to elaborate…. WARNING: free of euphemisms and candy-coating. So much flowery rhetoric to describe the most sinister of acts… So I will go there, penetrate the 10 feet thick wall of lies and denial that I lived in, and go to the truth. George Orwell said : “Speaking truth in times of universal deceit is a revolutionary act.” As a young woman, I got pregnant after sleeping around two times. I came to believe my virginity made me a pollyanna or uncool. Most of my college-aged peers were...
  • Rapper Nas: Not Good for U.S. to ‘Look Like Apartheid South Africa’

    12/20/2014 10:37:25 PM PST · by MinorityRepublican · 22 replies
    Mediaite ^ | December 17th, 2014 | Josh Feldman
    Nas, one of the most popular hip hop artists in the country, opened up in a Time Magazine interview out today about recent race issues in the U.S., remarking that “it’s not cool to look like apartheid South Africa.”
  • Mayor Emanuel’s Son Robbed Outside Family’s Lakeview Home

    12/20/2014 10:37:22 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 10 replies
    The teenage son of Mayor Rahm Emanuel was the victim of a robbery outside the mayor’s Lakeview home Friday night, a spokesperson from the mayor’s office confirms. Police were called to the 4200 block of North Hermitage at 10:05 p.m. Friday for a report of a robbery on the street where there would normally already be a police presence. Emanuel’s 17-year-old son went out to make a phone call when he was jumped by two men who stole the teen’s cell phone.
  • After we marched: Distractions, distortions and bold-faced lies (Report from a Sharpton employee)

    12/20/2014 10:31:20 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    The New Pittsburgh Courier ^ | December 20, 2014 | Janaye Ingram, National Action Network
    Participants in the Justice For All March on Dec. 13, 2014 in Washington, DC.A week ago, the NAN offices were busy with activity. We were planning for the Justice For All March that took place on December 13. The march was successful and turned out exponentially more people than we anticipated – some estimates say approximately 40,000. But more importantly, we had the families of Eric Garner, Mike Brown, John Crawford, Tamir Rice, Akai Gurley, Trayvon Martin and Amadou Diallo present. These families know the unfortunate realities of a justice system that may be blindfolded, but seems to always peek...
  • Fourth suspect surrenders in cop-bashing [NYC Bridge incident]

    12/20/2014 10:27:49 PM PST · by QT3.14 · 10 replies
    NY Post ^ | December 20, 2014 | Natalie Musumeci and Natasha Velez
    Four down, two to go. A fourth suspect wanted for allegedly assaulting police officers during last weekend’s Millions March NYC protests surrendered to cops Saturday afternoon, just hours after a fellow cop-basher did the same, authorities said. Cindy Gorn, 29 — “Female Suspect No. 2” — is a grad student at Columbia University who walked into Manhattan’s Fifth Precinct station house with her lawyer at 12:30 p.m., sources said. The NYPD circulated video images of six people who the department says attacked officers as the Dec. 13 demonstrations made their way to the Brooklyn Bridge. The six suspects allegedly prevented...
  • Police officers turn their backs on New York Mayor Bill de Blasio (edited title)

    12/20/2014 10:22:50 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 13 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | December 21, 2014 | Chris Spargo
    Many are blaming the murder of two New York City cops on Saturday afternoon on Mayor Bill de Blasio following his recent support for protesters in the city marching in opposition to a grand jury's decision to not indict the police officer who killed Eric Garner. Hundreds have taken to social media to say that de Blasio has 'blood on his hands' and should 'be charged with murder' after the two men were killed 'execution style' in Brooklyn. What's more, many feel that de Blasio should not attend the officers' funerals, this after many members of the NYPD signed a...
  • Obama Golfs After Receiving Word of NYPD Shooting

    12/20/2014 10:15:25 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    Breitbart's Big Government ^ | December 20, 2014 | Staff
    President Barack Obama was briefed on the ambush killing of two NYPD cops while on the golf course in Hawaii this afternoon, according to the White House press pool report. “The President has been briefed on the Brooklyn police shooting. White House officials continue to monitor the situation,” reported Wall Street Journal’s Carol Lee. Obama endured harsh criticism for golfing minutes after issuing a statement on the beheading of James Foley at the hands of Muslim militants in September. “You know, it is always a challenge when you’re supposed to be on vacation because you’re followed everywhere. There’s always going...
  • U.S. issues rare worldwide travel warning; hotels, shopping centers, schools among possible targets

    12/20/2014 10:06:49 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 12 replies
    al.com ^ | December 20, 2014 at 10:35 PM | Leada Gore
    The announcement, released by the State Department Friday, advises citizens to be "extra cautious, maintain a very high level of vigilance, and take appropriate steps to enhance their personal security." The warning comes following the Dec. 15 lone wolf attacks in Sydney, Australia this week in which two people died.
  • US releases four Gitmo detainees, sends them back to Afghanistan

    12/20/2014 10:04:18 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    Al Jazeera ^ | December 20, 2014 | Michael Pizzi & Jenifer Fenton
    Men repatriated at request of President Ashraf Ghani; camp census now 132. The four Afghan detainees whose release from Guantanamo was announced on Saturday. Clockwise from top right: Abdul Ghani, Khi Ali Gul, Shawali Khan, Mohammed Zahir. Four Afghan detainees have been released from Guantanamo Bay and repatriated at the request of President Ashraf Ghani, the U.S. Department of Defense confirmed Saturday. Shawali Khan, Khi Ali Gul, Abdul Ghani and Mohammed Zahir were flown to Afghanistan after what the Pentagon called a “comprehensive review” of their case. Lawyers for Khan and Ghani said their clients were already back with their...
  • Who is Leading and Financing the Orc Army of the Left?

    12/20/2014 9:46:49 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    American Thinker ^ | December 5, 2014 | Jeffrey T. Brown
    When I was in college, I was treated to a fascinating display of hypnosis. At a large university, in an enormous theater, a hypnotist first determined those attendees who were susceptible to hypnosis. Those of us who were not then watched as the hypnotist introduced a trigger word into the subconscious of those under his influence, at the mention of which they would engage in whatever activity he directed. He woke them up, and each time he used the word, they went under the spell, he told them what they would do when they woke up, and we watched as...
  • Moving Letter on What It’s Really Like to Serve With US Soldiers – From the Eyes of a French Comrade

    12/20/2014 9:46:42 PM PST · by lowbridge · 8 replies
    ijreview.com ^ | december 20, 2014 | joseph perticone
    A website that serves as a platform for former and active duty-military called Warrior Lodge recently translated an op-ed from a French newspaper titled “A Nos Freres D’Armes Americains,” which means “Our American Brothers in Arms.” It details a French ISAF soldier’s personal account of what it’s like to be stationed with U.S. Warfighters in Afghanistan. The French soldier’s account is brimming with emotion and humor. The Frenchman described the solid build of American military personnel: [T]hey are all heads and shoulders taller than us and their muscles remind us of Rambo. Our frames are amusingly skinny to them – we are wimps, even the strongest...
  • E-Z Pass helps states clock motorists’ speeds; accounts suspended for repeat offenders

    12/20/2014 9:43:53 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 12 replies
    Several states are using their agreement with E-Z Pass to monitor and punish speeders, adding to the increasing number of electronic speed-monitoring devices facing motorists.
  • Pope Benedict XVI Denounces Gay Marriage In His Christmas Message Saying 'Manipulation of…"

    12/20/2014 9:42:22 PM PST · by Steelfish · 18 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | December 21, 2012 | LEON WATSON
    Pope Benedict XVI Denounces Gay Marriage In His Christmas Message Saying 'Manipulation of Nature' Will Put Future Of Mankind At Stake His Holiness says idea destroys the very 'essence of the human creature' He made comments in one of his most important speeches of the year By LEON WATSON 21 December 2012 The Pope has pressed his opposition to gay marriage today saying the future of mankind is at stake. Pope Benedict XVI denounced what he described as people manipulating their God-given identities to suit their sexual choices - and destroying the very 'essence of the human creature' in the...
  • We All Eat Chicken

    12/20/2014 9:33:50 PM PST · by Chuckmorse · 14 replies
    Chuck Morse Speaks ^ | Dec. 21, 2014 | Chuck Morse
    In a hilarious episode of the animated TV show The Simpsons, Homer Simpson comes down with a serious case of Jerusalem Syndrome while visiting Israel. While in a messianic trance at the Dome of the Rock, Homer declares to the crowd: I will unite the Christians, the Muslims and the Jews. From now on, you shall be known as Chrismujews! …Because in the end, aren't all religions the same? They tell us what to eat, when to pray, that this lump of clay called Man can somehow shape himself to resemble the divine. But we can never attain that perfect...
  • "Mary, What DID You Know?" (Sermon for the Fourth Sunday in Advent, on Luke 1:26-38)

    12/20/2014 9:29:33 PM PST · by Charles Henrickson · 2 replies
    stmatthewbt.org ^ | December 21, 2014 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    “Mary, What DID You Know?” (Luke 1:26-38)Every year several of the radio stations in St. Louis start playing nothing but Christmas music. I think they start sometime around mid-August, but that’s beside the point. They play Christmas music, and a few of the songs even have something to do with the birth of Christ. Yes, it’s true! And one of the most popular of these songs is a song called, “Mary, Did You Know?” You’ve probably heard it, I’m guessing. The idea of the song is that someone is asking Mary, the mother of our Lord, if she knew what...
  • ACLU Lawsuit Says Ferguson School District Discriminates Against African-Americans

    12/20/2014 9:28:06 PM PST · by lowbridge · 23 replies
    huffington post ^ | december 18, 2014 | rebecca klein
    The ACLU lawsuit was filed on behalf of the Missouri NAACP and the district's black residents, according to an ACLU press release. The complaint charges that the at-large voting system violates the Voting Rights Act, as it “impermissibly denies African-American voters an equal opportunity to participate in the political process and to elect representatives of their choice.” While more than three-fourths of the district's students are black, the area's voting-age population is majority-white. The ACLU suit contends that the district's at-large system results in the black vote getting drowned out. It calls for a new system where the district is broken...
  • IMPD: Homeowner shot and killed attempted robber

    12/20/2014 9:04:23 PM PST · by FunkyZero · 19 replies
    www.theindychannel.com ^ | 10:48 PM, Dec 19, 2014 | http://www.theindychannel.com
    INDIANAPOLIS - An Indianapolis man was shot and killed by a homeowner Friday during an apparent robbery attempt, police said. IMPD said the call came in at 9:17 p.m., when a homeowner said he'd fire shots at two intruders in his home on the 4500 block of Devon Court on Indianapolis' northeast side. The caller told police he thought some of the shots hit an intruder, but wasn't sure.
  • Fox and Dish TV contract ends today.

    12/20/2014 9:01:39 PM PST · by KeyLargo · 20 replies
    WBOC ^ | 12-20-2014
    DISH FAQS Posted: Dec 19, 2014 1:50 PM CST 1. What is happening? By law, WBOC and FOX21 must negotiate carriage agreements with satellite companies like DISH. Usually, these deals are reached without any disruption to your service. In fact, our company has negotiated dozens of agreements. Unfortunately, so far, DISH has refused to reach a fair, market-based deal to carry WBOC and FOX21. Our existing agreement with DISH expires at midnight on Dec. 31, 2014. If no deal is reached before that date, you will lose live access to the shows, sports and local news on WBOC and FOX21,...
  • Fox - Just lost it via DISH

    12/20/2014 8:58:35 PM PST · by Qwackertoo · 33 replies
    Looks like DISH just axed the FOX News Channel. Liberals everywhere are probably ecstatic. I saw the logo and hear the crazy annoying music. They've been threatening on the air for days .. . so I guess it happened tonight at close to 11:00 p.m. Central Time.
  • Public defenders appear in video glorifying cop killing (Greta- last week)

    12/20/2014 8:42:34 PM PST · by God luvs America · 6 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12/12/2014
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 5:34 - The video, for a rap called 'Hands Up' shows black men holding guns to police officers' heads. Could these Bronx, NY lawyers face punishment?
  • Sharpton: Our city is hurting from the vicious murder of two NYPD officers

    12/20/2014 8:40:44 PM PST · by maggief · 134 replies
    NYDN ^ | December 20, 2014 | REV. AL SHARPTON
    Our city is hurting, we are hurting. Today we mourn the loss of two NYPD officers who were gunned down in a vicious act of senseless violence. As soon as news broke of the tragedy in Brooklyn, I spoke with both the families of Eric Garner and Michael Brown. And let me be perfectly clear, we are all outraged and saddened by the deaths of these police officers. Any use of the names of Eric Garner and Michael Brown, in connection with any violence or killing of police, is reprehensible and against the pursuit of justice in both cases. At...
  • ONE WEEK AGO… Protesters Chant “What Do We Want?… Dead Cops” At Sharpton’s NYC March

    12/20/2014 8:37:50 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 38 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | December 20, 2014 | Jim Hoft
    ONE WEEK AGO— Several thousand protesters marched in New York City on Saturday. The protesters were part of Al Sharpton’s “Million Marchers” protest against police violence. The protesters chanted “What do we want?… Dead cops!” as they marched in New York City. Via Breitbart.com:(VIDEO-AT-LINK)Of course, the media will give this bunch a pass. After all, they’re not those violent Tea Party protesters. Gen Knoxx @GenKnoxx This image - Eric Garner's eyes - from #MillionsMarchNYC #ICantBreathe 2:28 PM - 13 Dec 2014 3,594 Retweets 2,413 favorites Today they got their wish. Two New York City Police Officers were shot dead execution...
  • Next Up in America: The Liberal Retreat

    12/20/2014 8:32:29 PM PST · by OddLane · 11 replies
    The National Interest ^ | December 19, 2014 | Walter Russell Mead
    As the United States staggers toward the seventh year of Barack Obama’s tenure in the White House, a growing disquiet permeates the ranks of the American left. After six years of the most liberal President since Jimmy Carter, the nation doesn’t seem to be asking for a second helping. Even though the multiyear rollout of Obamacare was carefully crafted to put all the popular features up front, delaying less popular changes into the far future, the program remains unpopular. Trust in the fairness and competence of government is pushing toward new lows in the polls, even though the government is...
  • Bloomington Police Say 25 Arrested at MOA Protest

    12/20/2014 8:21:36 PM PST · by TurboZamboni · 19 replies
    kstp ^ | 12-20-14 | Megan Stewart
    Demonstrators chanting, "Black lives matter," converged in the Mall of America rotunda Saturday as part of a protest of police brutality that caused at least part of the mall to shut down on a busy day for holiday shoppers. The group Black Lives Matter Minneapolis had more than 3,000 people confirm on Facebook that they would attend. Official attendance figures weren't immediately available, but organizer Mica Grimm says she believes about 3,000 took part. Bloomington police said 25 people were arrested. The Mall of America increased security, and police in riot gear were present. Stores were closed for a short...
  • Penn State repeats as women's volleyball champ

    12/20/2014 8:18:56 PM PST · by FlJoePa · 11 replies
    tulsa world ^ | 12-20-14 | N/A
    OKLAHOMA CITY — Megan Courtney and Aiyana Whitney each had 11 kills, and Penn State defeated Brigham Young 25-21, 26-24, 25-14 Saturday to win their second consecutive NCAA women’s volleyball championship. Micha Hancock had 36 assists and five digs for the Nittany Lions. The senior from nearby Edmond won in front of family and friends in her final college match. Her expert setting helped the Nittany Lions neutralize the nation’s No. 1 blocking team. Penn State (36-3) won its sixth title in eight years and No. 7 overall to break a tie with Stanford for the most titles. Jennifer Hamson...
  • Joe Talks with Anthony Cumia About Race in America (AUDIO)

    12/20/2014 8:14:59 PM PST · by ObamahatesPACoal · 2 replies
    Walsh Freedom ^ | Dec. 4, 2014 | Joe Walsh
    Listen here:
  • AP sources: Cops’ killer angry over Garner death

    12/20/2014 8:14:28 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 31 replies
    NEW YORK – A gunman who announced online that he was planning to shoot two “pigs” in retaliation for the police chokehold death of Eric Garner ambushed two officers in a patrol car and shot them to death in broad daylight Saturday before running to a subway station and killing himself, authorities said. The suspect, 28-year-old Ismaaiyl Brinsley, wrote on an Instagram account: “I’m putting wings on pigs today. They take 1 of ours, let’s take 2 of theirs,” officials said. He used the hashtags Shootthepolice RIPErivGardner (sic) RIPMikeBrown...
  • The Hallelujah Chorus--All Parts Performed by 2 Singers in an Abandoned Bunker (YouTube vid, 4m22s)

    NASA and Handel hook up.
  • 12/19: De Blasio secretly meets with protest leaders (Justice League NYC at 1199 SEIU’s HQ's)

    12/20/2014 8:08:04 PM PST · by maggief · 26 replies
    New York Post ^ | sDecember 19, 2014 | Kevin Fasick, Kirstan Conley and Danika Fear
    Mayor de Blasio held court on Friday with ringleaders of the city protests that have led to cop assaults and other mayhem — lending a sympathetic ear as they ticked off their demands. Hizzoner had tried to keep the location of his meeting with the members of Justice League NYC a secret, but reporters discovered it was at the Midtown offices of a union connected to the one that employs a man charged with busting an NYPD lieutenant’s nose on the Brooklyn Bridge. “They have a list of demands, some which I agree with, some which I don’t,” de Blasio...
  • Guess What Happened The Last Time The Price Of Oil Crashed Like This?

    12/20/2014 8:06:02 PM PST · by NKP_Vet · 39 replies
    http://www.prophecynewswatch.com ^ | December 6, 2014 | Michael Snyder
    There has only been one other time in history when the price of oil has crashed by more than 40 dollars in less than 6 months. The last time this happened was during the second half of 2008, and the beginning of that oil price crash preceded the great financial collapse that happened later that year by several months. Well, now it is happening again, but this time the stakes are even higher. When the price of oil falls dramatically, that is a sign that economic activity is slowing down. It can also have a tremendously destabilizing affect on financial...
  • Union: NYPD Now a 'Wartime' Police Dept.

    12/20/2014 8:03:12 PM PST · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 22 replies
    newsmax.com ^ | 12/20/14 | Newsmax
    Union: NYPD Now a 'Wartime' Police Dept. The New York Patrolmen's Benevolent Association, the NYPD's union, has issued this statement following the deaths of two police officers in an ambush: "Starting IMMEDIATELY: At least two units are to respond to EVERY call, no matter the condition or severity, no matter what type of job is pending, or what the opinion of the patrol supervisor happens to be. “IN ADDITION: Absolutely NO enforcement action in the form of arrests and or summonses is to be taken unless absolutely necessary and an individual MUST be placed under arrest. “These are precautions that...
  • Obamacare’s Christmas surprise

    12/20/2014 8:00:41 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 13 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | December 19, 2014 | Rep. Mark Meadows
    If you like your health care plan, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has a Christmas surprise for you! When will this new present arrive? December 25th. In an ongoing effort to keep Obamacare numbers elevated, CMS has embarked on the next step of its government takeover of healthcare. It seems CMS is taking a page from Jonathan Gruber’s book; rather than allowing the “stupid” masses to make a decision on their own health plan, CMS has proposed a new rule that includes an overly reaching provision allowing CMS to re-enroll anyone who has not made the annual...
  • Response to survey on down syndrome children shows contempt and selfishness

    12/20/2014 8:00:38 PM PST · by Morgana · 2 replies
    Clinic Quotes ^ | January 10, 2014 | Sarah Terzo
    Detroit News survey asking women if they would have an abortion if the baby had down syndrome. One respondent said yes: “Let’s be practical. I am not giving up 80% or more of my life to care for a Down Syndrome baby that will be depend on me through his/her adult life. “Corkey” was lucky and probably the only cast to get ratings to play on the hearts of others. Let me be as upfront as possible……This is the ‘Me’ generation, and with health costs increasing endlessly, who has the money?” Quoted in the blog JivinJehosephat Over 95% of all...
  • Cop Killings Brings Horror -- and Some Cheers

    12/20/2014 8:00:10 PM PST · by RummyChick · 32 replies
    daily beast ^ | 12/20 | nestel
    It’s hard to believe people would cheer the murder of two cops, but stubborn crime in the projects makes people think the police don’t care. After the crack of gunfire echoed down Myrtle Avenue where several public buildings that make up the Tompkins Houses, several neighbors raced toward the bloody crime scene. One 30-year-old local who gave his first name only as Carlos, didn’t hear the gunfire but saw the hysteria and walked to the police tape. And he couldn’t believe his eyes or ears. He didn’t see shock or sorrow but glee and jubilation.
  • What Does “Happy New Year” Even Really Mean? (Physics: is time real?)

    12/20/2014 7:58:27 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 9 replies
    Smithsonian Magazine ^ | January 2015 | Sean M. Carroll
    When Albert Einstein’s good friend Michele Besso died in 1955, just a few weeks before Einstein’s own death, Einstein wrote a letter to Besso’s family in which he put forward a scientist’s consolation: “This is not important. For us who are convinced physicists, the distinction between past, present, and future is only an illusion, however persistent.” The idea that time is an illusion is an old one, predating any Times Square ball drop or champagne celebrations. It reaches back to the days of Heraclitus and Parmenides, pre-Socratic thinkers who are staples of introductory philosophy courses. Heraclitus argued that the primary...
  • Sharpton Offers "Condolenses" for Murdered NYPD Officers, Doesn't Have Decency to Get Quote Right

    12/20/2014 7:57:23 PM PST · by rightistight · 23 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 12/20/14 | Aurelius
    Al Sharpton, who has been pushing an agenda of racial division for decades, decried the deaths of two innocent NYPD officers tonight. Yet, despite the fact that his actions in propagating lies about Ferguson inflamed the situation, he didn’t even have the common decency to get his condolences right. Sharpton, who for months has been saying that “the fight ain’t over” against police, took to Twitter to distance himself from the horrendous murders of Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos. The disgraced race-hustler stumbled over himself to post the following tweet. This is the original tweet, unedited: “An eye for an...
  • Mattie Brinckerhoff on voluntary motherhood and “destroy[ing] unborn children”

    12/20/2014 7:52:55 PM PST · by Morgana · 4 replies
    Clinic Quotes ^ | April 14, 2014 | Sarah Terzo
    Many people don’t know that the early feminists (those who fought for a woman’s right to vote in the 1800s) were mostly pro-life. Mattie H Brinckerhoff was a popular lecturer in the Midwest on women’s suffrage and other women’s rights topics. Here is some of her writing on abortion. Her use of the term “voluntary motherhood” dealt with the choice women should have to refuse to have sex in order to avoid childbearing. It’s hard to believe, but at the time, women had no right to refuse sex with their husbands- they could not prosecute him for rape, and culture...
  • Ugh! Colin Kaepernik of the 49ers yells out "Obama" at the line.

    12/20/2014 7:50:56 PM PST · by InvisibleChurch · 54 replies
    12-20-14
    I'm watching the 49er San Diego and the QB is doing the call at the line and much the way Peyton Manning yells out "OMAHA!", Karpernik calls out "OBAMA!" I had to run it back 3 or 4 times to make sure.
  • Castro Thanks the U.S. in a Speech but Reaffirms Communist Rule in Cuba

    12/20/2014 7:50:19 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    The New York Times ^ | December 20, 2014 | Damien Cave
    HAVANA — President Raúl Castro declared victory for the Cuban Revolution on Saturday in a wide-ranging speech, thanking President Obama for “a new chapter” while also reaffirming that restored relations with the United States did not mean the end of Communist rule in Cuba. In a televised speech before Parliament and a group of favored guests — including Elián González, the center of a tug of war in 2000 between Cuban exiles and Havana, and the three men convicted of spying in the United States who were released as part of the historic agreement announced on Wednesday — Mr. Castro...
  • Prosecutor: No charges in church disturbance death

    12/20/2014 7:43:28 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 2 replies
    chron.com ^ | December 20, 2014 3:26pm
    Berg then threw candles and other items into the congregation, cursed at the priest and advanced menacingly down the aisle toward him, according to prosecutors. A teenage altar server tried to tackle Berg, and then several parishioners in their 60s and 70s wrestled Berg to the floor. Berg struggled with them, and a churchgoer got his gun away from him, prosecutors said. ... An autopsy concluded that Berg's cause of death was heart arrhythmia brought on by an acute stress reaction, with "acute alcohol intoxication" as a factor — his blood alcohol level was three times the legal limit for...
  • Presidential Vacation In Hawaii Begins With An Obama Staple: Golf Obama In Hawaii

    12/20/2014 7:42:00 PM PST · by Steelfish · 19 replies
    LATimes ^ | December 20, 2014 | MICHAEL A. MEMOLI
    Presidential Vacation In Hawaii Begins With An Obama Staple: Golf Obama In Hawaii President Obama's motorcade leaves his vacation residence in Kailua as he goes to play golf at nearby Marine Corps Base Hawaii. By MICHAEL A. MEMOLI A familiar start to President Obama's Hawaii vacation: golf Obama will spend more than two weeks in Hawaii for holiday getaway Far removed -- at least physically -- from the concerns of Washington, President Obama commenced the familiar rituals of his annual holiday getaway to his home state of Hawaii on Saturday, starting with a round of golf. Roughly 12 hours after...
  • Aborting or having a baby with Down Syndrome (T21)

    12/20/2014 7:37:51 PM PST · by Morgana · 7 replies
    Clinic Quotes ^ | June 13, 2014 | Sarah Terzo
    A woman tells her story of an abortion of a down syndrome baby and then her subsequent birth of a disabled child. She shared this on a message board for women who aborted disabled children: I have lurked here for years, and although my story may not be welcomed with open arms, I feel compelled to share it none-the-less. Like many of you, I received a pre-natal diagnosis that our precious baby had Down syndrome and a heart defect. It was completely unexpected and devastating, obviously. Like many of you, my first concern was for my daughter. What would having...
  • McConnell: I’m on Team Rubio in regard to Cuba

    12/20/2014 7:33:29 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies
    Hot Air ^ | December 20, 2014 | Ed Morrissey
    Beginning on Thursday night, a fight erupted on line between Republican Senators Marco Rubio and Rand Paul over the new diplomatic opening to Cuba. Rubio slammed Paul for his ignorance, while Paul bizarrely accused Rubio of “isolationism” for opposing Barack Obama’s policies. Before that battle began in earnest, I spoke with incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in a wide-ranging interview about his plans for the 114th Session of Congress. We discussed Cuba, and McConnell made it clear that he was relying on Rubio’s leadership on the issue — which might make for an awkward moment or two between McConnell...
  • Justin Welby 'Trying to Bridge Gay Marriage Split'

    12/20/2014 7:30:13 PM PST · by marshmallow · 2 replies
    BBC ^ | 12/20/14
    The Archbishop of Canterbury has said he is trying to bridge a split in the Anglican Church over same-sex marriage. The Most Rev Justin Welby told Radio 4's Desert Island Discs he wanted to listen to both sides. He also admitted to moments of frustration on the issue. He did not discuss his previous opposition to gay marriage, saying it would be "inappropriate" while the Church was debating it. He also told the programme about growing up with an alcoholic father. 'Listen carefully'On gay marriage, he told presenter Kirsty Young: "When I listen to people I know that I'm listening...
  • Gunman executes 2 NYPD cops as ‘revenge’ for Garner

    12/20/2014 7:28:37 PM PST · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 1 replies
    NY Post.com ^ | 12/20/14 | By Larry Celona, Kevin Fasick, Jamie Schram and Laura Italiano
    Gunman executes 2 NYPD cops as ‘revenge’ for Garner By Larry Celona, Kevin Fasick, Jamie Schram and Laura Italiano Two uniformed NYPD officers were shot dead Saturday afternoon as they sat in their marked police car on a Brooklyn street corner — in what investigators believe was a crazed gunman’s ­assassination-style mission to avenge Eric Garner and Michael Brown. “It’s an execution,” one law-enforcement source said of the 3 p.m. shooting of police officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos. The tragic heroes were working overtime as part of an anti-terrorism drill in Bedford-Stuyvesant when they were shot point-blank in the head...
  • Minneapolis Principals Not Allowed to Suspend Black Students, Only White Ones

    12/20/2014 7:27:25 PM PST · by ConservingFreedom · 53 replies
    The Trumpet ^ | December 18, 2014 | Robert Morley
    The Minneapolis, Minnesota, school system has a big problem. According to Superintendent Bernadeia Johnson and the Justice Department, the vast majority of its 2,300 teachers are racists. To solve this problem, Johnson says the district must implement racism against white and Asian students. It is part of President Barack Obama and the Justice Department’s new protocols to combat racism. But does it really make sense to try to solve a perceived racism problem in teachers by institutionalizing racism against innocent students? Does using racism to solve any kind of problem make sense? Here’s what is happening: Black students in Minneapolis...