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  • Portland officers ordered to take down 'I am Darren Wilson' badge images

    11/24/2014 12:34:43 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 1 replies
    KPTV-TV ^ | November 24, 2014
    PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) - Three Portland police officers posted images on their personal Facebook pages of the official Portland Police Bureau badge, surrounded by a bracelet saying, "I am Darren Wilson." Chief Mike Reese ordered them to remove the images Monday. The images were posted as eyes around the country are focused on Ferguson, MO, where a grand jury decision was expected on whether to indict Wilson, a St. Louis police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown in August. The shooting and subsequent decision on whether to file criminal charges against Wilson sparked protests throughout the U.S. Reese, in...
  • Then and Now: Private vs. Public Sector

    11/24/2014 12:29:10 PM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 2 replies
    CRASHR ^ | 11-24-14 | The Looking Spoon
    In fairness to the public sector column, government is always coming up with innovative ways to confiscate our money.
  • Love In A Time Of Hiding From An Angry Mob: Darren Wilson Gets Married

    11/24/2014 12:26:10 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | November 24, 2014 | Eric Owens, education editor
    Darren Wilson, the Ferguson, Mo. police officer in Ferguson who shot and killed Michael Brown on Aug. 9., spent part of his time deep in hiding by getting married to a fellow Ferguson cop, Barbara Spradling. Wedding bells chimed — so to speak — for the couple last month, The New York Times reports. A copy of the State of Missouri marriage license found by the Times shows that Wilson, 28, and Spradling, 37, became lawfully wedded in the eyes of the state on Friday, Oct. 24. Two witnesses signed the marriage license. One was Greg Kloeppel, an attorney currently...
  • On "Payback"

    11/24/2014 12:25:41 PM PST · by mojito
    Library of Law and Liberty ^ | 11/24/2014 | Angelo M. Codevilla
    Empowered by the elections of 2014, Republicans face the question common to all who have had revolutionary changes imposed on them: Are we to accept what was done to us so as not to further revolutionize our environment, hoping our restraint will lead our adversaries to restrain themselves whenever they return to power? Senator Harry Reid...who, as Minority Leader pioneered the filibuster of appellate judicial nominees...and then as Majority Leader abolished the rule that allows it, had this to say in the wake of the midterms: “This is not get-even time....” The question of retribution far transcends the rules of...
  • Defense Secretary Hagel Is Out – Too Stupid For Even Obama

    11/24/2014 12:11:43 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | November 24, 2014 | Jim Hoft
    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel was fired by the Obama administration today. The former senator is even too stupid for Obama. Obama said Hagel had “been in the dirt” of combat like no other defense chief. The New York Times reported: Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel handed in his resignation on Monday, the first cabinet-level casualty of the collapse of President Obama’s Democratic majority in the Senate and the struggles of his national security team to respond to an onslaught of global crises. In announcing Mr. Hagel’s resignation from the State Dining Room on Monday, the president, flanked by Mr. Hagel and...
  • Moderate GOP Senate candidates were the big losers on election night

    11/24/2014 12:07:34 PM PST · by cotton1706 · 9 replies
    examiner.com ^ | 11/22/14 | Dean Chambers
    The conventional wisdom espoused by the GOP establishment and pundits like Karl Rove was the idea that Tea Party supported candidates, that won GOP primaries, would be the big losers on election night in this year's mid-term elections. But a reasonable analysis of the elections results tells us that moderate GOP nominees were the big losers. Even the ones backed by the Koch brothers. The most moderate GOP candidates were nominated in some of the more blue states and they lost badly in races that could have been won against vulnerable Democrat incumbents who voted for Obamacare. In Oregon the...
  • DHS SET TO DESTROY GOVERNMENTWIDE NETWORK SURVEILLANCE RECORDS

    The Department of Homeland Security is poised to ditch all records from a controversial network monitoring system called Einstein that are at least three years old, but not for security reasons. DHS reasons the files -- which include data about traffic to government websites, agency network intrusions and general vulnerabilities -- have no research significance.
  • Rubin: Ted Cruz learned nothing from the shutdown

    11/24/2014 11:51:20 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 39 replies
    The Washington Post's Right Turn ^ | November 24, 2014 | Jennifer Rubin (Queen of the Neo-Cons)
    Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) needs to stop defending the disastrous 2013 shutdown. The stunt he inspired was, for all but the Kool-Aid drinkers, a low point in recent Republican history. It plunged the party into a slump and allowed the president to divert attention from the looming Obamacare debacle. It was only after the shutdown ended by complete surrender that Republicans and the media could focus on the horrible Obamacare rollout. The shutdown was so harmful that virtually no conservative — not even Cruz — recommends a repeat over the president’s executive order on immigration. So why is Cruz still...
  • Rape by fraud? N.J. lawmaker introduces bill to make it a crime

    11/24/2014 11:48:00 AM PST · by C19fan · 43 replies
    NJ.com ^ | November 24, 2014 | Matt Friedman
    Imagine this: A man woos a woman to bed with tales of his riches, fast cars and a vacation home in Monaco. But he actually lives in his mother’s basement. Or this: A seemingly wealthy widow convinces a younger man to sleep with her on the notion that they may marry and he’ll inherit her money. In reality, she’s broke. In both cases, someone lied about his or her status in order to have sex with someone else. Under a bill recently proposed by a south Jersey lawmaker, such actions would not only be considered dishonest. They could prompt charges...
  • Feds announce largest-ever competitive lease sale for offshore wind

    11/24/2014 11:42:10 AM PST · by thackney · 32 replies
    Fuel Fix ^ | November 24, 2014 | Ryan Holeywell
    The federal government today announced that it will hold its largest-ever competitive lease sale for offshore wind development in January. The feds will allow a dozen developers to bid on access to more than 742,000 acres off the coast of Massachusetts (map) starting Jan. 29, the Interior Department said Monday. The sale would triple the amount of federal offshore acreage available for commercial-scale offshore wind development, the department said. That area — if fully developed — could support as much as five gigawatts of commercial wind generation, enough to power more than 1.4 million homes, according to the U.S. Department...
  • Pope Francia appoints Bishop Hying to Diocese of Gary IN

    11/24/2014 11:40:54 AM PST · by ADSUM · 11 replies
    Milwaukee JS on line ^ | 11/24/2015 | JSONLINE
    Aux Bishop Hying of Milwaukee appointed Bishop of Gary IN
  • Global Warming Is Already Locked In, World Bank Says

    11/24/2014 11:35:31 AM PST · by Beave Meister · 41 replies
    NBC News.com ^ | 11/24/2014
    The world is locked into 1.5°C global warming, posing severe risks to lives and livelihoods around the world, according to a new climate report commissioned by the World Bank. The report, which called on a large body of scientific evidence, found that global warming of close to 1.5°C above pre-industrial times – up from 0.8°C today – is already locked into Earth's atmospheric system by past and predicted greenhouse gas emissions. Such an increase could have potentially catastrophic consequences for mankind, causing the global sea level to rise more than 30 centimeters by 2100, droughts to become more severe and...
  • When are we going to get smart?

    11/24/2014 11:34:36 AM PST · by ritpg · 18 replies
    When are we going to realize...
  • Priest picked by Pope Francis as sex crimes prosecutor failed to report abuse complaints: report

    11/24/2014 11:26:43 AM PST · by Gamecock · 9 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | November 24, 2014 | AP
    An American priest named by Pope Francis as the Vatican’s sex crimes prosecutor in September was among church officials who failed to report an abusive priest to law enforcement before the now-jailed and defrocked man committed other acts of sexual abuse, according to legal documents reviewed by The Boston Globe. The Rev. Robert Geisinger, the second-highest-ranking leader of the Chicago Jesuits in the 1990s, knew as early as 1995 about abuse complaints against the Rev. Donald McGuire, and he advised church officials as late as August 2002 on how to discipline McGuire, the Globe reported in Sunday editions. The newspaper...
  • Remove the Tyrant. Reverse the Tyranny.

    11/24/2014 11:20:37 AM PST · by Jacquerie · 19 replies
    Vanity
    Elections no longer serve their intended purpose, to temporarily empower others to make law on our behalf, subject to constitutional limitations. Obama plainly said last week that the outcome of the midterms meant the exact opposite of its results. He will issue diktats on behalf of those who didn’t vote! His first act was to lead a barbarian invasion across our southern border. A last ditch defense of our republic demands two actions. First, the virus that afflicts our governing body, Barack Obama, must be excised. If not, he will continue his scorched earth demonic march through our God given...
  • Obama roasted hero Hagel for Thanksgiving but pardoned the real turkey of America's defense

    11/24/2014 11:17:10 AM PST · by C19fan · 10 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | November 24, 2014 | Piers Morgan
    Senator Chuck Hagel, America’s defense secretary, was today chosen as President Obama’s sacrificial human Thanksgiving turkey. As we disseminate that shock decision, it’s important to remember the kind of man Senator Hagel is and what qualified him for the job. Hagel served on the ground in the jungles of Vietnam and Cambodia throughout 1968, the worst year of the war in which nearly 17,000 Americans died. On March 28, 1968, Hagel and his brother Tom were crossing a stream when a mine exploded. It killed a number of men. Tom Hagel looked back and saw Chuck lying on the ground,...
  • School Considered Canceling Nutcracker Trip To Protect Kids from Christmas Tree Exposure

    11/24/2014 11:15:22 AM PST · by dennisw · 30 replies
    reason ^ | Nov. 23, 2014 | Lenore Skenazy
    It's a Christmas miracle! An elementary school in a Boston suburb that was going to cancel its annual trip to see The Nutcracker has decided allowing kids to see a Christmas tree on stage will not destroy the non-Christians in the audience. According to whdh.com: The trip to see the famous ballet has been a tradition at the school for years, but apparently some felt the trip was improper because there is a Christmas tree on the stage. The issue came to a head at a [Butler Elementary School] PTA meeting Tuesday night. A source said some people were told...
  • Lawless DOJ Targeted Attkisson Over Fast And Furious

    11/24/2014 11:12:43 AM PST · by raptor22 · 15 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | November 24, 2014 | IBD editorials
    Corruption: Smoking-gun emails show how the administration sought to derail a CBS reporter's investigation of its "gun-waking" operation — a reporter whose computers were mysteriously and mercilessly hacked. Fast and Furious, along with Benghazi, is one of the two "phony" administration scandals that produced body bags, and former CBS reporter Sharyl Attkisson is responsible for much of the truth-telling about both. That fact is enough to put her high atop the administration's enemies list. Attkisson, a casualty of liberal media bias, resigned from CBS in March after a series of clashes between her and her bosses over her exposes of...
  • Connecticut life insurance executive stabbed to death running near her home: cops (VIDEO)

    11/24/2014 11:08:41 AM PST · by george76 · 39 replies
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | November 24, 2014 | JASON MOLINET
    A popular bike path became the scene of a gruesome murder late Thursday when a life insurance executive was killed while running near her Connecticut home. Melissa Millan, 54, a triathlete and mother of two, was found stabbed at about 8 p.m. in the Hartford suburb of Simsbury, Conn. Police have stepped up patrols of the bike path and scoured the area on Saturday, but no suspect has been named and the murder weapon has not been recovered, WFSB reported. Millan, a senior vice president who had been with MassMutual Financial Group since 2001, was transported to an area hospital,...
  • Microsoft Confirms Windows 10 Kernel Version Update to 10.0 [For the OS Geeks among you]

    11/24/2014 11:07:00 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    Softpedia ^ | 11/24/2014
    In addition to several changes in terms of looks and features, Windows 10 will also bring an important improvement under the hood, as Microsoft is working to update the kernel version from 6.4 to 10.0. As we reported to you last week, the kernel update was already spotted in leaked builds of Windows 10, but Microsoft has finally confirmed in some official documents for developers that app makers should start updating as well to make sure that no software compatibilities are found. “Developers preparing for Windows 10 should note that the Windows NT value in the UA string will change...
  • OPEC Risks Seeing $60 Oil If It Doesn't Make A Big Move This Week

    11/24/2014 11:02:17 AM PST · by blam · 29 replies
    BI Reuters ^ | 11-24-2014 | Claire Milhench
    Claire Milhench November 24, 2014 Oil prices could plunge to $60 a barrel if OPEC does not agree a significant output cut when it meets in Vienna this week, market players say. Brent crude futures have fallen 34 percent since June to touch a four-year low of $76.76 a barrel on Nov. 14, and could tumble further if OPEC does not agree to cut at least 1 million barrels per day (bpd), commodity fund managers say. "The market would question the credibility of OPEC and its influence on global oil markets if there was no cut," said Daniel Bathe, of...
  • Ugly ouster: 'Frustrated' Hagel faces unfair sniping on way out, says McCain

    11/24/2014 11:00:19 AM PST · by servo1969 · 33 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | 11-24-2014 | FoxNews.com
    Sources told FoxNews.com that Obama's dissatisfaction with Hagel, as well as a desire to shake up the cabinet following the devastating midterm elections, played a role in the president seeking Hagel's ouster. “Make no mistake, Secretary Hagel was fired,” a senior U.S. official with close knowledge of the situation told Fox News. This same official discounted Pentagon claims it was a mutual decision claiming President Obama has lost confidence in Hagel and that the White House had been planning to announce his exit for weeks. “The president felt he had to fire someone. He fired the only Republican in his...
  • 'Dramatic improvement' in Ebola outlook in Liberia: U.S. general

    11/24/2014 10:59:13 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 5 replies
    Reuters ^ | 11/24/2014 | EMMA FARGE
    A U.S. general in the force helping Liberia fight the Ebola epidemic reported on Monday a dramatic improvement in the situation there and confirmed the cancellation of two planned treatment facilities. Brigadier General Frank Tate, deputy commanding general of U.S. Operation United Assistance, said the drop in the number of cases in the country was all the more encouraging given recent improvements in reporting capacity. He said new daily cases have fallen to around 20 from close to 80 when the operation was announced in September. Ebola is still spreading in other parts of West Africa. "It's a dramatic improvement,"...
  • This Dying Man Has the Same Cancer as Brittany Maynard, But His Response is Priceless

    11/24/2014 10:58:34 AM PST · by wagglebee · 23 replies
    Life News ^ | 11/24/14 | Sarah Zagorski
    Aaron and Nora met in 2010 and like most people who fall in love, they were head over heels for each other. The next year, Aaron suffered a seizure at work which led to a very grim diagnosis: stage four brain cancer. Although a large portion of the tumor was a Grade 2, which is usually classified as benign, a portion of it was Grade 4 glioblastoma—the same kind of cancer as Brittany Maynard.However, despite his illness, their lives went on. Aaron and Nora wed, they had a baby and spent endless time together. For a while his health was...
  • Oops! Obama Realizes Exec. Privilege not Legal to Hide Fast, Furious Docs

    11/24/2014 10:53:35 AM PST · by jazusamo · 33 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | November 24, 2014
    After using executive privilege to withhold Fast and Furious records for two years, the Obama administration has quietly stopped exerting the power to hide information about the disastrous gun-running operation. Judicial Watch attorneys discovered the extraordinary about-face in recent exchanges with Department of Justice (DOJ). JW has been a leader in exposing the Fast and Furious scandal and has filed several Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuits against the federal agencies involved in the once-secret operation. Just last month JW obtained records showing that the president’s trusted senior advisor, Valerie Jarrett, was a key player in the Fast and Furious...
  • Bill Cosby: 'fixer' claims he paid off women amid multiple allegations of sexual assault

    11/24/2014 10:52:19 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 11/24/2014 | By Philip Sherwell, New York and Nick Allen in Los Angeles
    [SNIP] And in the latest allegation, an NBC television veteran who described himself as Cosby’s “fixer” with the network described how young women from a modelling agency were sent to the star’s dressing room. Frank Scotti told the New York Daily News that he helped Cosby funnel thousands of dollars to the women and would stand guard outside the door during The Cosby Show’s run from 1984-92. He claimed that Cosby would house those of whom he was particularly fond in apartments and give them up to $2,000 per month. Most aspired to a career in the entertainment industry and...
  • Pro-Duggar Petition Wins; Media Accuse Duggars of ‘Stabbing Gays' with 'Daggers'

    11/24/2014 10:49:52 AM PST · by servo1969 · 11 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | 11-24-2014 | Katie Yoder
    It’s called being a sore-loser. As journalists’ latest cause &nndash; pushing for the cancellation of the Duggar family show – fell flat, the media had a meltdown, complete with name-calling and murder accusations.  A three-month-old Change.org petition demanding TLC cancel its “19 Kids and Counting” show reached 150,000 signatures Nov. 22. The petition bashed the show’s stars, the Duggar family, for “LGBTQ fear mongering.” In response, LifeSite organized a counter-petition on that now boasts 180,000 signatures – after four days. While TLC stayed silent, media attacked the “homophobic” family and faulted Michelle Duggar of “think[ing] that she’s stabbing gay Americans” while “bloodying herself.”  On Sunday,...
  • Dennis Michael Lynch

    11/24/2014 10:48:29 AM PST · by 7thson · 7 replies
    Dennis Michael Lynch (born August 28, 1969) is an American entrepreneur, documentary film maker, and conservative commentator. He often appears as a guest on Fox News, The Kelly File, and The Blaze TV. Currently, he is the founder and CEO of TV360Media, a company specializing in the production and distribution of digital film.
  • Birmingham robber shot when armed victim fights back

    11/24/2014 10:48:03 AM PST · by Bodleian_Girl · 9 replies
    The Birmingham News/AL.com ^ | 11/24/14 | Carol Robinson
    BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - A robbery suspect remains in the hospital today after he was wounded during a holdup in Birmingham Sunday night. (snip)
  • Man Turns his Toyota Car into Micro RV for Stealthy Car Camping

    11/24/2014 10:47:55 AM PST · by Brother Cracker · 46 replies
    tinyhousetalk ^ | May 6, 2014 | anonymous
    Have you ever thought of converting your car into a stealthy car camper so you can easily sleep in it while traveling without being noticed? This way you don’t have to spend so much extra money and time getting in and out of hotels while you try to get somewhere. So I wanted to show you what I’ve been working on for the last few days. Of course it’s considerably smaller than your average tiny house so I’m not sure if you’re still with me but even if you’re not… Isn’t it fascinating what can be done to make an...
  • Bill Cosby accuser Louisa Moritz plans class lawsuit over alleged sex assaults: report

    11/24/2014 10:46:53 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 25 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | 11/24/2014 | BY NANCY DILLON , CORKY SIEMASZKO
    he actress, best known for her role as Rose in the Oscar-winning ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,’ is among a dozen women who’ve leveled tawdry claims about Cosby. She contends the comedian assaulted her before a 1971 appearance on ‘The Tonight Show,’ and is reportedly trying to get at least nine others to join her in a class action against him. It’s a legal longshot, but an actress who has accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault four decades ago is planning to sue him. And Louisa Moritz is trying to get at least nine other women to join her...
  • Grand jury reaches decision in case of Ferguson officer

    11/24/2014 10:45:11 AM PST · by rdl6989 · 246 replies
    Washington Post ^ | November 24, 2014 | Chico Harlan, Wesley Lowery, and and Kimberly Kindy
    A grand jury has reached a decision on whether to indict Darren Wilson, the white Ferguson, Mo. police officer whose fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager sparked days of turbulent protests, sources close to the process said. Sources said that press conferences are being prepared by the county prosecutors’ office and the Missouri governor. Those press conferences will likely come later today.
  • A Quiet Wedding for Darren Wilson

    11/24/2014 10:43:04 AM PST · by Veto! · 16 replies
    NYT ^ | 11/4/14 | JULIE BOSMAN AND CAMPBELL ROBERTSON
    FERGUSON, Mo. — Darren Wilson, the officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown in August, has been out of public sight ever since. Yet last month, he stepped into a St. Louis County office building, gave his name and applied for a marriage license. Several days later, Officer Wilson married Barbara Spradling, a fellow officer in the Ferguson Police Department, public records show.
  • Ferguson grand jury decision expected today

    11/24/2014 10:40:47 AM PST · by C19fan · 65 replies
    CNN ^ | November 24, 2014 | Josh Levs
    A decision is expected Monday from the grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri, that is weighing evidence in the Michael Brown shooting, U.S. and local law enforcement officials told CNN. The announcement will come from the St Louis County Prosecutor, the sources said. The sources did not know what decision will be announced.
  • Anaheim's new ARTIC: icon or eyesore?

    11/24/2014 10:36:15 AM PST · by EveningStar · 18 replies
    Orange County Register ^ | November 24, 2014 | Art Marroquin
    ANAHEIM – By day, county Supervisor Shawn Nelson sees a sand crab when he drives past the new transit hub in his district. By night, he thinks “disco roller rink” when colorful lights illuminate the building. “I don’t think this is what the taxpayers had in mind,” said Nelson, who is also board chairman of the Orange County Transportation Authority. Many local architects, however, call the Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center, set to open Dec. 6., a modern marvel and the future of transportation.
  • Saudi National Reportedly Crashes Car Containing Explosives Into US Army Post Fort Sam Houston

    11/24/2014 10:32:05 AM PST · by Zakeet · 74 replies
    Latin Post ^ | November 24, 2014 | Rodrigo Ugarte
    Complete Headline: Saudi National Reportedly Crashes Car Containing Explosives Into US Army Post Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas A driver who rammed his car into the gates of U.S. Army post Fort Sam Houston in Texas is in custody after the ordeal on Sunday. Police have not provided much information about the situation or the suspect, but the military base, which had been placed under lockdown, has returned to normal operations. The suspect has been identified as a male Saudi national, according to KCEN TV. Authorities have not identified the man, but he is in custody. His car...
  • Rand Paul Declares War on ISIS—and Allows Boots on the Ground

    11/24/2014 10:26:57 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 27 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | 11/24/2014 | Olivia Nuzzi
    The Kentucky senator, seeking to define himself as a foreign-policy heavyweight ahead of 2016, will introduce a measure in the Senate next month declaring war on the terror group. “The most important” part of Rand Paul’s assessment of “questions of war,” the Kentucky senator told The Daily Beast this fall, is “how you go to war.” Now he’s putting that assessment into action with a plan to introduce a declaration of war against ISIS in the Senate next month. The move is part of Paul’s ongoing campaign to position himself as a foreign-policy heavyweight ahead of the Republican presidential primaries,...
  • The logic of the war on poverty put in a way that has escaped the average Democrat for decades…

    11/24/2014 10:26:39 AM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 5 replies
    CRASHR ^ | 11-24-14 | The Looking Spoon
    Never seen it put this way before, but it works really well...
  • Is Hagel’s resignation a first sign of the administration’s implosion?

    11/24/2014 10:24:01 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 39 replies
    Hotair ^ | 11/24/2014 | Noah Rothman
    The White House’s defenders will attempt to knock down claims that Defense Sec. Chuck Hagel’s resignation is loaded with implications for the future of this administration. Cabinet officials come and go, they’ll note, but this White House has made a point of standing by its embattled figures. Former Health and Human Services Sec. Kathleen Sebelius resigned in Aril of this year, well after the controversy surrounding the botched debut of Healthcare.gov. Some speculated that the delay was an intentional effort to disassociate her resignation from the controversy that likely hastened it. Similarly, the political press was shocked when Obama...
  • KY: Armed Woman Stops Theft of her Gun

    11/24/2014 10:23:47 AM PST · by marktwain · 10 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 23 November, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    Many people have made the observation that it is the weapon that you have with you that matters.   A .22 that you have beats a .45 that you left at home.   It is one of the reasons the tiny pocket .380s like the KelTec 738 and the Ruger LCP are so popular. I do not know what make and model the woman in Kentucky was carrying when she returned home.  What matters is that she had it when she confronted the two suspects who were looting her residence.   One of them had a pistol; one of...
  • Archbishop Chaput: The Church Needs to Say Any Kind of Extra-Marital Sex is “Disordered”

    11/24/2014 10:23:21 AM PST · by Mrs. Don-o · 31 replies
    Aleteia ^ | November 21, 2014 | Matt Rourke/AP/SIPA
    Leader of Philadelphia Church discusses plans for World Meeting of Families, to be attended by Pope Francis. The Holy See confirmed this week that Pope Francis will visit the United States for the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia, September 22-27, 2015. The historic visit will fall just one week before the opening of the General Synod of Bishops on the Family to be held in Vatican City, October 4-25, 2015. When the announcement came, Archbishop Chaput of Philadelphia was on hand at at the Vatican attending the Humanum Colloquium on the Complementarity of Man and Woman in Marriage. The...
  • Sean Hannity Show,M-F,3PM-6PM,EST,WOR AM,November 24-26,2014

    11/24/2014 10:21:45 AM PST · by Biggirl · 1 replies
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  • Possible 2016 US presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren to meet Netanyahu

    11/24/2014 10:20:07 AM PST · by PROCON · 19 replies
    jpost.com ^ | Nov. 24, 2014 | HERB KEINON
    While it is two full years before the 2016 US presidential race, the parade of possible candidates to Israel began Monday afternoon with a meeting by Massachusetts Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu. Warren, whose name has been mentioned as a possible challenger to Hillary Clinton for the democratic nomination, arrived Saturday in Tel Aviv, and will also visit Ramallah and Amman. This is the first trip abroad for the senator, elected in 2012 and who has so-far concentrated largely on US domestic issues.According to the Boston Globe, Warren has been among only a handful of senators...
  • Graves And Cassidy Will Annihilate Edwards And Landrieu, Say Couvillon Polls

    11/24/2014 10:19:02 AM PST · by abb · 7 replies
    The Hayride ^ | November 24, 2014 | Scott McKay
    Our buddy John Couvillon was the pollster for Paul Dietzel’s campaign, so he counts as an independent, if Republican, pollster when he reports some fresh numbers in the 6th District runoff. Couvillon released the results of his survey, which was conducted on Nov. 17, on Friday. The sample included 793 respondents from households which had voted in the Nov. 4 primary, and it matches the electorate from that primary about as closely as possible. The demographic breakdown of the respondents was 76-20% white/black, while the party registration of respondents was 42-39% Democratic (19% Independents) – in the November primary, the...
  • Time to Buy a Small Pad-Type Computer. Need Freeper Input.

    11/24/2014 10:12:22 AM PST · by Chickensoup · 92 replies
    11/24/14 | chickensoup
    I want to buy one of those pad type of computers so I can use the Internet, check my email and perhaps read books on the road. I do not have a smart phone, and do not want one. I will only hook up to wifi and not have a "data package" for the machine. there seem to be several opeating systems. Apple, Google and Microsoft. Apple eeeh. Google? I am not keen about feeding the Beast. I happen to like Microsoft products. Yes I know I am the ONLY Freeper who does, but what the heck? I cannot really...
  • Breaking: MULTIPLE Police, Fire and EMS Crews Staging Right Now in Clayton

    11/24/2014 10:00:43 AM PST · by boycott · 126 replies
    Twitter posts via Gateway Pundit ^ | November 24, 2014 | Twitter posts via Jim Hoft
    Multiple police, fire, and EMS crews staging right now in Clayton.
  • Crash and burn: Rider backlash slams airline for backing Obama on amnesty

    11/24/2014 9:58:35 AM PST · by SWAMPSNIPER · 18 replies
    Twitter via Twitchy via BIZPAC REVIEW ^ | November 21, 2014 | Twitter via Twitcy via BIZPAC REVIEW
    Delta posted a message in support of “much-needed” immigration reform on its Twitter feed early Friday, the morning after Obama addressed the nation.
  • There's a Gene for That...Or Is There?

    11/24/2014 9:56:41 AM PST · by Heartlander · 1 replies
    Evolution News and Views ^ | November 24, 2014 | Denyse O'Leary
    There's a Gene for That...Or Is There? Denyse O'Leary November 24, 2014 3:30 AM | Permalink A CNN headline reports, "Blame genetics for bad driving, study finds." "Genes for," however, are dangerous words in genetics. Recently, we looked at evolutionary psychology, the attempt to explain current human behavior as being governed by natural selection acting on how hominoid/hominin/human groups lived hundreds of thousands of years ago, so that the behavior is now encoded in the genes and brains of survivors. For example, we were told recently that men may have better navigation skills than women because these skills assist them...
  • World Is Doomed: Global Warming Apocalypse on The Newsroom

    11/24/2014 9:56:13 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 20 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | November 24, 2014 | P.J. Gladnick
    The world is ending! That was the message of last night's episode of The Newsroom. In yet another laughable example of The Gore Effect, as Buffalo, New York was digging out of a record seven foot snowfall, Will McAvoy was interviewing a government official, Richard Westbrook, Deputy Assistant Administrator of the EPA, who proclaimed that not only is the world doomed due to global warming but there is absolutely nothing we can do about it. Since this is the final season of The Newsroom it appears that the creator, Aaron Sorkin not only wants to end the show with a...
  • CHECKMATE! The end of the Legislative and Judicial branches. (Vanity/Opinion)

    11/24/2014 9:53:50 AM PST · by Enterprise · 39 replies
    Nov 24, 2014 | Enterprise
    <p>Obama is sneering at the Republicans again, telling them to "pass a bill" regarding immigration. The Democrats are taunting the Republicans and daring them to do something.</p> <p>It appears that there doesn't need to be another "bill" passed, as this ACT is supposed to prevent Obama from doing exactly what he is doing.</p>