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  • Group holds #WomenBetrayed rallies, protests Planned Parenthood in Indianapolis

    07/29/2015 9:03:06 AM PDT · by Morgana
    cbs4indy.com ^ | July 28, 2015, | Gabby Gonzalez,
    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (July 28, 2015) – A pro-life group is organizing rallies across the country Tuesday to spur an investigation into Planned Parenthood. Students for Life for America cites the recently released undercover video showing a Planned Parenthood executive discussing fetal organ donation as the motivation for events. While the pro-life group accuses Planned Parenthood of profiting from fetal organ donation, Planned Parenthood says they are only reimbursed for the expenses that come with the practice. The now viral undercover video, posted by a pro-life group called the Center for Medical Progress, showed a Planned Parenthood official discussing the harvesting...
  • Encyclical of Greek Archbishop Stylianos of Australia Concerning Same-Sex Marriage

    07/29/2015 9:02:59 AM PDT · by NRx
    Pravoslavie ^ | 07-17-2015 | Archbishop Stylianos
    To the Reverend Clergy and the honourable Administrative Committees of the Parish-Communities of our Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Dearly Beloved, Further to our Encyclical of 28th May 2013, in relation to a law which the State proposes to vote upon with regard to Marriage between persons of the same gender, we write to you once again because the Federal Parliament is expected very soon to deal with the redefinition of the concept of Marriage. You might appreciate, then, should such an Act be legalized, what destructive consequences this will have on the institution of Marriage, but also on the institution of...
  • Arctic Sea Ice Recovery

    07/29/2015 8:58:52 AM PDT · by detective · 2 replies
    Real Science ^ | July 28, 2015 | Steve Goddard
    There has been a huge increase in the amount of old, thick Arctic sea ice over the last three years. This is due to a change in winter winds, which is now preserving the ice rather than pushing it out into the North Atlantic.
  • Wright: Trump’s Doing Great Work — But Does He Understand the 2008 Economic Crash?

    07/29/2015 8:56:33 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 3 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 7/29/2015 | C. Edmund Wright
    As someone who’s criticized the Republican establishment and Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) since 1992, and slammed Karl Rove and George W. Bush since 2001, I cannot be more thrilled with what Donald Trump has brought to the national conversation. He has done what no one else could – present company included – for these topics and others. These discussions are all more in the news than ever, and we are all better off for it. It’s fun to watch, and it’s important to our national debate. Having said that, Mr. Trump made some comments on MSNBC and in Iowa in...
  • Python Over 18 Feet Long Caught in Everglades National Park

    07/29/2015 8:55:56 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 5 replies
    National Park Service officials say they captured a Burmese python over 18 feet long along a popular wildlife-watching trail in Everglades National Park. The 18-foot-3-inch python was caught July 9 along the tram road at Shark Valley in the park. The paved loop is used by cyclists and trams taking visitors on wildlife tours through the wetlands. Park officials tell WFOR-TV in Miami that a python researcher caught the female snake, which was euthanized. According to state wildlife officials, the longest python ever caught in Florida was 18 feet 8 inches long. Pythons are not native to Florida, where scientists...
  • Watch: Man Joyrides Through West Florida Jail Lawn

    07/29/2015 8:53:41 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 1 replies
    NBC Miami ^ | 7/29/15
    A joyride lands a Florida man behind bars because the joyride... was on the lawn of the local jail. The incident happened Monday around 7 p.m. at the Hernando County Detention Center in Hernando County, located on Florida's west coast. According to a release from the Hernando County Sheriff's Office, the driver, Michael Lee Roberts, drove his red SUV right up to the main entry and exit door at the detention center, parked and got out the vehicle. Deputies notified Roberts that he couldn't park his vehicle there, but he refused to move and attempted to keep walking into the...
  • War on Boy Scouts will continue

    07/29/2015 8:51:24 AM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 8 replies
    http://www.newsmax.com ^ | July 29, 2015 | Bill Donohue
    On July 27, Robert M. Gates, president of the Boy Scouts of America, announced that the National Executive Board ratified a resolution ending the ban on openly gay adult leaders and employees. He admitted that the new policy was necessitated by "social, political, and legal changes," and that the "staggering cost" of more litigation was a major factor in the decision. Will this ruling put an end to the lawsuits? Not a chance. Gay militants won't stop until the religious exemptions allowed under the new policy are stricken. "Religious chartered organizations may continue to use religious beliefs as a criterion...
  • Protesters Stage Outside Planned Parenthood (Oregon)

    07/29/2015 8:50:47 AM PDT · by Morgana · 2 replies
    kxl.com ^ | July 28, 2015 | Jeremy Scott
    BEAVERTON, Ore. — Several hundred anti-abortion activists lined the street corners near a Planned Parenthood clinic on Tuesday morning after undercover video was leaked of the organization selling parts of tiny unborn babies. “The newest video released today showed them actually picking through a tiny arm and leg and negotiating prices,” said college student Melodie Durett. She’s calling for an official investigation. The group signed a petition asking for the organization who they say lacks compassion to be de-funded by the government. “Women today are told that your ‘choice’ is abortion. That is not a choice,” said a protester. The...
  • Sen. Susan Collins likely to vote no on defunding Planned Parenthood

    07/29/2015 8:49:20 AM PDT · by C19fan · 20 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 29, 2015 | Peter Sullivan
    Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) on Wednesday said she is likely to oppose a bill backed by Senate Republican leaders that would defund Planned Parenthood. “I'm still looking at the bill, but if it is an immediate defunding of Planned Parenthood before we have more facts in, then I would likely oppose the amendment,” Collins told reporters.
  • Trump’s ‘da Man!

    07/29/2015 8:49:17 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax
    Coach is Right ^ | 7/29/15 | Ed Wood
    I do realize that everyone from Charles Krauthammer to the recently escaped Mexican drug lord, El Chapo, is “piling on” Donald Trump for his straight-forward remarks. Well, being the contrarian that I am, I am going to come down on the side of Mr. Trump! Do I like him? No. Never have. I don’t like his swagger, his cockiness, his arrogance. And I certainly don’t care for that mop of comb-over fake hair. But they say the difference between egotism and self-assurance is the ability to produce. By any measure, he Donald Trump Donald Trump certainly wins that contest, both...
  • Chris Christie Vows Crackdown On Legal Weed As Soon As He's Prez

    07/29/2015 8:46:05 AM PDT · by Wolfie · 24 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | 07/28/2015
    Chris Christie Vows Crackdown On Legal Weed As Soon As He's Prez New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) is once again threatening marijuana users in states that have legalized the drug, telling them to "enjoy it" while they can because, if he becomes president, there'll be a crackdown. “If you’re getting high in Colorado today, enjoy it,” Christie said Tuesday during a Newport, New Hampshire, town-hall meeting, Bloomberg reports. “As of January 2017, I will enforce the federal laws.” Christie, one of 16 Republicans campaigning for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination, has made no secret of his long-held opposition to...
  • Protesters decry Planned Parenthood over activist's video (Ohio)

    07/29/2015 8:45:53 AM PDT · by Morgana · 4 replies
    wcpo.com ^ | Jul 28, 2015 | WCPO Staff
    CINCINNATI -- Dozens of protesters marched outside Planned Parenthood’s offices in Mt. Auburn on Tuesday calling on the federal government to defund the organization. The protests also took place in more than 50 cities across the country. Planned Parenthood has been under fire for weeks after a video surfaced that appears to show an executive discussing fetal tissue donation. Planned Parenthood said the video is heavily edited and misleading. The group says it does donate tissue for research but does not market body parts. Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine said he is planning to investigate the organization based on the...
  • Former Bodybuilder Who Blamed Quest to Bulk up for Liver Cancer Dies

    07/29/2015 8:45:47 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 5 replies
    Dean Wharmby, of Rochdale, England, was a former bodybuilder and personal trainer who worked hard to gain the ideal physique. In November, he was told he had just weeks to live after a liver cancer diagnosis in 2010. He blamed his fitness fanaticism for the diagnosis, and died on Sunday. According to news.com.au, Wharmby, 39, consumed 10,000 calories and seven to eight energy drinks per day. He also admitted to taking steroids at the beginning of his career, and ate high-calorie junk food in his body-building days. After a large tumor was found on his liver in 2010, he changed...
  • One thing Donald Trump is doing very right (Chris Cillizza is amazed)

    07/29/2015 8:42:11 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 14 replies
    WaPo ^ | Chris Cillizza
    I've been deeply skeptical and critical of Donald J. Trump, presidential candidate. And I continue to have grave doubts as to whether he will actually stay in the race all the way until voters start voting next February. But, there is one thing that Trump deserves real credit for: He engages with the press more than any other candidate running for president. Here's Dave Weigel writing about Trump's Iowa picnic over the weekend: After his main speech, and after a quick address to his overflow room, Trump stood for 28 minutes of reporter questions. He referred to producers who had...
  • An ex-NBA player who blew nearly $100 million is turning his life around while working at Starbucks

    07/29/2015 8:41:04 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 07/29/2015 | Cork Gaines
    Vin Baker played 14 seasons in the NBA with six different teams and made $97.4 million in his career as a basketball player. Now Baker is embarking on a new career as a Starbucks manager. Baker is working as a barista at a Starbucks in North Kingstown, Rhode Island as part of his training to become a manager, according to Kevin McNamara of the Providence Journal. Baker's road to this career was a rocky one, but he appears to have some good perspective on his struggles. He told McNamara: "I was an alcoholic, I lost a fortune. I had a...
  • Las Vegas joins national protests against Planned Parenthood

    07/29/2015 8:40:42 AM PDT · by Morgana
    news3lv.com ^ | 7/28/2015 | Sandra Gonzalez
    LAS VEGAS (KSNV News3LV) – The anti-abortion group, the Center for Medical Progress, has released a third undercover video showing what it believes to be the sale of fetal body parts by Planned Parenthood. In several cities across the country, rallies against Planned Parenthood were held including one in Las Vegas. "Planned Parenthood is our nation's abortion Goliath," says the Director of Nevadans for Life, Jessi Bridges before supporters. About 100 people rallied against Planned Parenthood at Grant Sawyer State Government Building on Tuesday. "It's time for congress to investigate Planned Parenthood now. It is time for congress to defund...
  • Protesters Gather Outside Sacramento Planned Parenthood

    07/29/2015 8:38:06 AM PDT · by Morgana · 3 replies
    fox40.com ^ | July 28, 2015 | Ben Deci
    SACRAMENTO — So many Americans see the abortion debate as something that long ago devolved into not much more than a shouting match. Tuesday, it literally became one, as Sacramento protesters shouted to be heard over music that Planned Parenthood was piping outside its 29th Street clinic. But Tuesday, protesters say something there is different. “You know, I think this is a tipping point in American history,” said Wynette Sills, the Director of Californians for Life. The new energy in protests against Planned Parenthood comes from a series of videos released by the Center for Medical Progress. They are purportedly...
  • Pray for our American Heroes and Nation

    07/29/2015 8:38:00 AM PDT · by Hiskid · 3 replies
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  • The Colossal Hoax Of Organic Agriculture

    07/29/2015 8:36:45 AM PDT · by Beave Meister · 13 replies
    Forbes.com ^ | 7/29/2015 | Henry I. Miller and Drew L. Kershen
    Organic agriculture is an unscientific, heavily subsidized marketing gimmick that misleads and rips off consumers. The federal government should stop promoting and subsidizing it. Consumers of organic foods are getting both more and less than they bargained for. On both counts, it’s not good. Many people who pay the huge premium—often more than a hundred percent–for organic foods do so because they’re afraid of pesticides. If that’s their rationale, they misunderstand the nuances of organic agriculture. Although it’s true that synthetic chemical pesticides are generally prohibited, there is a lengthy list of exceptions listed in the Organic Foods Production Act,...
  • California Lawmakers Send Defiant Message to NRA After Taking Major Action on Gun Control

    07/29/2015 8:36:00 AM PDT · by rktman · 18 replies
    cnmnewz.com ^ | 7/29/2015 | unknown
    Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to make it illegal to be in possession of high-capacity ammo magazines, likely setting up a new Second Amendment battle in the Golden State. After passing the measure with a 12-0 vote, Councilman Paul Krekorian reportedly challenged the National Rifle Association.
  • Protesters target Milwaukee Planned Parenthood

    07/29/2015 8:35:47 AM PDT · by Morgana · 3 replies
    jsonline.com ^ | July 28, 2015 | Mary Spicuzza
    A group of anti-abortion activists gathered outside a Milwaukee Planned Parenthood health center Tuesday as part of a national day of protests targeting the group. Organizers said the protest, which was held on Wisconsin Ave. near 22nd St. came in response to recently released videos, which show a Planned Parenthood employee discussing the cost of fetal body parts. "We are outraged," said Kerry Lawlor, one of the organizers of the Milwaukee protest. "We feel that women have been betrayed instead of served." Planned Parenthood described the rally as a pattern of continued harassment. The event in Milwaukee drew about 50...
  • 22 college majors with the highest starting salaries

    07/29/2015 8:33:17 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 07/29/2015 | Jacqueline Smith
    Salary potential shouldn't be the sole thing that attracts you to a major in college — things like passion, interest, and aptitude should also be considered. But it's still nice to know which degrees pay off the fastest. (And we can't blame you for being drawn to those.) PayScale, the creator of the world's largest compensation database, recently looked at the starting pay for millions of professionals and sorted the results by college major. Here are the 22 majors with the highest starting salaries: 22. Business and Information Technology Median starting pay: $56,900 Median mid-career pay: $99,100 % change from...
  • Is Politics Obsolete? How People Outpace Politicians

    07/29/2015 8:31:39 AM PDT · by all the best · 2 replies
    The Freeman ^ | July 29, 2015 | Max Borders & Jeffrey A. Tucker
    Hillary Clinton talks of cracking down on the gig economy. Donald Trump speaks of telling American corporations where they can and can’t do business abroad. Bernie Sanders says we have too many deodorant choices. They all speak about immigrants as if it were 1863. What the heck are these people talking about? More and more, that’s the response many people have to the current-day political speeches and rhetoric. It’s a hotly contested election, somewhat like 2008, but this time around, public engagement is low, reports Pew. That’s no surprise, really. Whether it’s the leftists, the rightists, or everyone in between,...
  • Woman Seeks Divorce From 'Ugly' Husband

    07/29/2015 8:30:34 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 7 replies
    Emirates 24/7 ^ | Judge adjourns hearings to study case By Staff Published Wednesday, July 29, 2015
    Judge adjourns hearings to study case By StaffA Saudi woman filed for a divorce from her husband at a court in the Gulf Kingdom on the grounds he is very ugly, a newspaper reported on Wednesday. After the husband failed to turn up at two court sessions, the judge ordered police to bring him by force for a third session to hear the divorce case, Ajel Arabic language daily said in a report from the Western Red sea port of Al Qunfudhah. "The judge then listened to the couple and tried to reconcile them but the wife insisted on having...
  • Authorities: Agency didn't want slaying suspect detained [OHIO SANCTUARY CITY MURDER & RAPE]

    07/29/2015 8:26:58 AM PDT · by bimboeruption · 16 replies
    WHIO ^ | 7-29-2015 | MARK GILLISPIE
    CLEVELAND — U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents told Ohio sheriff's deputies weeks ago not to detain a man who is in the U.S. illegally and now suspected of killing a woman and wounding another during a crime spree, law enforcement officials said Tuesday. Lake County sheriff's deputies questioned 35-year-old Juan Emmanuel Razo on July 7 after finding him alone in a car in Painesville, about 30 miles east of Cleveland. Unsure of Razo's status, the deputies contacted Border Protection officials and were told he is from Mexico and in the U.S. illegally but they didn't want him detained. Lake...
  • Unhappy McConnell Dresses Down Fractious GOP Senators, Then Fobs Them Off

    07/29/2015 8:26:44 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 07/29/2015 | Michael Walsh
    Mighty Mitch, having bamboozled not only Kentuckians but the entire nation into returning him as Senate majority “leader,” is displeased with his caucus: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell got his hands on something he believed to be damning: An email from Sen. Mike Lee’s aide to conservative activists plotting to use an Obamacare vote as a political weapon. So McConnell quickly summoned the GOP to a closed-door session in the Senate’s Mansfield Room Monday night. And he made sure his caucus read the email, placing a copy on every Republican senator’s chair before they arrived. A lawmaker in the...
  • DOD: Money for outside health care could run out this week

    07/29/2015 8:24:53 AM PDT · by exbrit · 6 replies
    Stars & Stripes ^ | 28 July 2015 | Travis J. Tritten
    WASHINGTON — The Defense Department has warned Congress that by the end of this week its health care system could run out of money to cover outside treatment for troops and dependents.
  • Gisele Dons a Burqa to Secretly Fix Her ‘Deflated’ Boobs

    07/29/2015 8:24:31 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 8 replies
    New York Post ^ | July 29, 2015 | | Yaron Steinbuch and Isabel Vincent
    This woman in a burqa was not heading to any prayer services. Supermodel Gisele Bundchen and her kid sister hid under traditional Muslim wear — during the holy month of Ramadan — so they could get secret plastic surgery in Paris, The Post has learned. The Brazilian stunner orchestrated the cloak-and-dagger mission so she could sneak into the swank International Clinique du Parc Monceau for work on her boobs and eyes, sources said.
  • Revisiting Shelby Foote's Enduring Work

    07/29/2015 8:22:42 AM PDT · by Davy Buck · 7 replies
    Old Virginia Blog ^ | 7/28/2015 | Richard G. Williams, Jr.
    Foote's narrative is such a breath of fresh air when compared to much of the politically motivated and agenda driven Civil War history of recent years. That alone would make it bad enough but, in addition, much of what is being written is not only poor history, it is poor literature. (Foote remains of the few adults in a room of Civil War historians populated by juveniles.)
  • Mormon Church, Largest Boy Scouts Sponsor, Says It Will 'Re-Evaluate' Participation

    07/29/2015 8:21:17 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 07/29/2015 | Stoyan Zaimov
    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has said it will be re-evaluating its long-standing participation in the Boy Scouts of America, following the latter's decision to end its blanket ban on openly gay adult leaders. "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is deeply troubled by today's vote by the Boy Scouts of America National Executive Board. In spite of a request to delay the vote, it was scheduled at a time in July when members of the Church's governing councils are out of their offices and do not meet. When the leadership of the Church resumes...
  • Confederate-Flag-Clad Stripper at an S.F. Judge's Retirement Party

    07/29/2015 8:18:43 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 5 replies
    SF Weekly ^ | Mon, Jul 27, 2015 | Benjamin Wachs
    A retirement party at the city courthouse for superior court judge Richard Kramer featured handcuffs, a whip, and a stripper wearing a Confederate battle flag on her clothes. What happened? · The party planner was from South Carolina and hasn't been watching the news since 1958. · The stripper was an actual cop. · The heart wants what the heart wants. · It was a retirement gift from Judge Judith Scheindlin, who sent her regrets at not being able to attend personally. · This is nothing, Gavin Newsom had three Ukrainian prostitutes reading Democracy in America at his retirement party....
  • Pending Sales of Existing Homes Unexpectedly Fell in June

    07/29/2015 8:18:23 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 5 replies
    NewsMax ^ | Wednesday, 29 Jul 2015 10:19 AM
    The index of pending home sales unexpectedly fell 1.8 percent, the first drop this year, after a revised 0.6 percent increase in May that was smaller than initially reported, figures from the National Association of Realtors showed Wednesday in Washington. The median forecast of 37 economists surveyed by Bloomberg called for a 0.9 percent gain. The data are consistent with the slow improvement in housing, restrained by still-tight lending standards and a limited selection of available properties. An easing of those conditions, along with an acceleration in wage growth, would allow more Americans to take advantage of cheap borrowing costs...
  • Global Warming Is So Powerful That It Showed The Resilience Of Sea Ice

    07/29/2015 8:18:13 AM PDT · by rktman · 10 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 7/28/2015 | Matt Vespa
    So, sea ice is more “resilient” that scientists originally assumed, according to the Wall Street Journal. In fact, a “single cool summer” actually stopped the ice cap around the North Pole from melting: Using new satellite data, researchers at University College London reported in Nature Geoscience on Monday that the total volume of sea ice in the Northern Hemisphere was well above average in the autumn of 2013, traditionally the end of the annual melt season, after an unusually cool summer when temperatures dropped to levels not seen since the 1990s. “We now know it can recover by a significant...
  • Senate To Vote on Defunding Planned Parenthood

    07/29/2015 8:17:28 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 13 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 7/29/2015 | Katie Pavlich
    Newly minted Republican Senator Joni Ernst introduced legislation late yesterday to defund Planned Parenthood after a series of undercover videos by the Center for Medical Progress revealed the abortion giant selling baby parts and haggling over prices. (In case you missed the videos, Cortney has you covered here). The legislation is co-sponsored by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, GOP presidential candidate Rand Paul and five other Republicans. "A bill to prohibit Federal funding of Planned Parenthood Federation of America," the legislation states. "IN GENERAL.—Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no Federal funds may be made available to Planned Parenthood Federation of...
  • Mark Cuban summarized Donald Trump’s appeal in just 43 words

    07/29/2015 8:17:13 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 27 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 07/29/2015 | Chris Cillizza
    Noted Maverick Mark Cuban is a fan of Donald Trump's presidential candidacy. And, writing on something called Cyber Dust, Cuban succinctly and effectively explained the Trumpian appeal. Here it is: I don't care what his actual positions are. I don't care if he says the wrong thing. He says what's on his mind. He gives honest answers rather than prepared answers. This is more important than anything any candidate has done in years. That's a remarkable admission. "I don't care what his actual positions are," Cuban said. "I don't care if he says the wrong thing." And, it affirms my...
  • New Dr. Seuss Book Hits Bookshelve

    07/29/2015 8:14:37 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 6 replies
    NBC San Diego ^ | Tuesday, Jul 28, 2015 | Laura McVicker and Chris Chan
    A new Dr. Seuss book was released on Tuesday to excited fans, more than 20 years after the La Jolla author died. “What Pet Should I Get?” hit bookshelves nationwide, and at University of California San Diego’s Geisel Library, throngs of fans lined up to get their copy. The author’s widow discovered the manuscript for the book in 2013 when she was donating some of his drawings to the library; it’s believed to have been written sometime between 1958 and 1962. The book follows a brother and sister who visit a pet store to pick a pet, but aren’t able...
  • Earth Will Only Have 12 Hours To Prepare For Massive Solar Storm

    07/29/2015 8:14:28 AM PDT · by Kartographer · 28 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 7/29/15
    Trains will be disrupted, power will go out, satellite signals will go wonky - that’s what we have to look forward to when the sun next has a melt down, and we’re unlikely to get more than 12 hours warning. In a new government document, the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills has laid out its Space Weather Preparedness Strategy, outlining the risks of unsettled space weather as well as what it plans to do about them.
  • Police say suspect's bounced check led to a woman's fatal shooting in Hollywood

    07/29/2015 8:13:11 AM PDT · by Pelham · 9 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | July 25, 2015 | Richard Winton and Matt Hamilton
    Ambition brought Carrie Jean Melvin to Hollywood, where she chased a career in entertainment between waitressing and working odd jobs. On a Sunday night in early July, as Melvin, 30, walked toward a restaurant near Sunset Boulevard with her boyfriend, someone walked up behind them, aimed a shotgun at her head and pulled the trigger. The gunman fled in a black sedan, police said. Following weeks of investigative work, Los Angeles police on Friday arrested the man who they say fired the shot: Ezeoma Obioha. A onetime security guard with a fledgling clothing line and civic ties, Obioha, 31, had...
  • Giulianai: I'd Investigate Hillary If I Were Still U.S. Attorney

    07/29/2015 8:10:01 AM PDT · by conservativejoy · 4 replies
    http://www.newsmax.com ^ | 7/2972015 | Sandy Fitzgerald
    Rudy Giuliani says that if he were still a U.S. Attorney, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton would be the subject of a criminal probe for five crimes. "I think it's outrageous that the Justice Department is not moving forward with this," "I believe she should be under investigation by the United States attorney in the Southern District of New York for obstruction of justice, for destroying government property," he told the program. "I think it's clear that she had a conflict of interest, her husband getting hundreds of millions of dollars, she’s making decisions about companies and about corporations...
  • 'Women Betrayed'! 65 U.S. cities protest Planned Parenthood

    07/29/2015 8:07:48 AM PDT · by Morgana · 5 replies
    wnd.com ^ | July 29, 2015 | Chelsea Schilling
    An estimated 12,000 Americans in as many as 65 U.S. cities took to the streets Tuesday to demand an end to federal funding of Planned Parenthood amid mounting evidence that the abortion group dismembered unborn babies and sold the babies’ internal organs and parts – including heads, hearts, livers, kidneys and limbs – to organizations and researchers across the country. The “Women Betrayed” rallies, coordinated by Students for Life of America and Pro-Life Future, followed release of three undercover videos showing Planned Parenthood executives negotiating deals to collect and deliver the baby parts. The investigation was carried out by the...
  • Dear IRS Employees: Emails Go To Congress, So Let's Text

    07/29/2015 8:05:58 AM PDT · by detective · 10 replies
    Forbes ^ | 7/29/2015 | Charles Wood
    For more than two years, President Obama has denied there is an IRS problem, quipping that there is not a smidgen of corruption at the IRS. He has long claimed that any missteps were innocent, entirely the fault of bonehead decisions in local offices. On his recent Daily Show appearance, President Obama was at it again:
  • MI: Disabled Vet Apprehends Criminal; Cited for Shots in Air (video)

    07/29/2015 8:05:31 AM PDT · by marktwain · 7 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 24 July, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    One of the limits to the legal use of deadly force was illustrated by a recent incident in Detroit, Michigan.  A disabled veteran caught a robbery suspect, and attempted to hold him for police.  After about five minutes, the suspect ran away.  The vet shot in the air in an attempt to stop the suspect, but it did not work.  From clickondetroit.com(with video): "The criminal hit me with something in the back of my head," the veteran said. He did not want to be named in this story. The robber was trying to steal the man's gold chain. He...
  • Joe Biden’s Political Moment: For the first time, the VP looks more electable than Hillary Clinton.

    07/29/2015 8:05:15 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 25 replies
    National Journal ^ | 07/29/2015 | JOSH KRAUSHAAR
    For Democratic leaders, the political logic of having Hillary Clinton as the party's standard bearer in 2016 was, at least for a while, undeniable. President Obama could maintain middling approval ratings, but Clinton's distance from political life as secretary of State gave her ample distance from the president's most controversial policies. Voters may be looking for change, but Clinton's bid to become the first female president gave her campaign a historic sheen that few others could provide. Most significantly, Clinton's independent brand (and record of opposing certain presidential decisions) would allow her to triangulate: distance herself from the White House...
  • Protests Against Planned Parenthood in 70 Cities

    07/29/2015 8:04:01 AM PDT · by Morgana · 4 replies
    breitbart ^ | 28 Jul 2015 | by Lana Shadwick
    AUSTIN, Texas — Pro-lifers across America are gathering today at what has been dubbed “#WomenBetrayedRally.” The rallies, in more than 70 cities across the nation, come in the wake of the release of undercover videos showing Planned Parenthood executives discussing the harvesting and sale of baby body parts. They are calling on state and federal officials to investigate and defund Planned Parenthood. The Center for Medical Progress released undercover videos on July 14th and July 21st which riveted the nation. The response – Governors and Congressmen have called for the defunding and investigation of Planned Parenthood. A third video was...
  • Hillary: Hey, let’s investigate all abortion providers [One up on the GOP]

    07/29/2015 7:59:46 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    Hotair ^ | 07/29/2015
    Wait … what? This actually came from a partial defense Hillary Clinton tried to provide for Planned Parenthood yesterday, but it comes across as something else entirely. In an interview with the New Hampshire Union Leader, Hillary acknowledged that she has seen some of the images from the undercover videos produced by the Center for Medical Progress, and calls them disturbing. But Congress shouldn’t single out Planned Parenthood, Hillary argues — they should investigate all abortion providers for potential tissue sales.You’re on: Calling them “disturbing,” Hillary Clinton said undercover videos showing Planned Parenthood officials discussing the sale of aborted...
  • Senate Republicans Introduce Bill To Defund Planned Parenthood

    07/29/2015 7:57:53 AM PDT · by Morgana · 20 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 07/29/2015 | Paul Conner
    A group of Republican senators, led by Iowa’s Joni Ernst, introduced legislation Tuesday to strip Planned Parenthood Federation of America of the more than $500 million of taxpayer money that it receives every year. The bill comes after the anti-abortion group Center for Medical Progress released undercover videos showing Planned Parenthood officials talking with disturbing frankness about selling the organs of unborn children to research facilities. The group’s affiliates across the country performed 327,653 abortion procedures in 2013, according to its most recent annual report. That report shows that Planned Parenthood took more $528 million in federal money, 41 percent...
  • Bernie Sanders's fear of immigrant labor is ugly — and wrongheaded

    07/29/2015 7:57:12 AM PDT · by Mariner · 35 replies
    Vox ^ | July 29th, 2015 | by Dylan Matthews
    If I could add one amendment to the Constitution, it would be the one Wall Street Journal editorial page editor Robert Bartley once proposed: "There shall be open borders." There is no single policy that the United States could adopt that would do more good for more people. An average Nigerian worker can increase his income almost 15-fold just by moving to the United States, and residents of significantly richer countries like Mexico can more than double their earnings. The humanitarian gains of letting everyone who wants to make that leap do so would be astounding. So I was disappointed,...
  • Breaking: FBI news conference on terror arrest in New York

    07/29/2015 7:56:41 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 27 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | July 29, 2015 | FoxNews.Com
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  • Stop Sticks Gone Wrong - Funny Story

    07/29/2015 7:56:31 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 4 replies
    AShooting Journal ^ | 7/29/2015 | Scott Young
    Working as a deputy sheriff in south Florida during the late 1990s, my agency had just been issued stop-sticks. These sticks were about 3 feet long and had large spikes protruding all the way around. They were meant to be used as a stop-gap measure when a suspect was fleeing in a vehicle. If an officer could get into position, the sticks were to be thrown in front of the tires as the car passed by. The weight of the car would bear down on the spikes, deflating the tires and ideally ending the chase safely. If I said everyone...
  • Student Union Claims Racism against Whites does not Exist

    07/29/2015 7:55:58 AM PDT · by rightistight · 17 replies
    The Social Memo ^ | 7/29/15 | Aurelius
    According to the University of Toronto Mississauga's student union, racism against whites simply does not exist. In a post published on the union's official Facebook page, the students claimed that "an oppressed group cannot be racist against a dominant group (white people)." The UTM student union added the "(white people)." The student union explained that minorities can't be racist towards whites because they do not hold a position of power. Yes, minorities can hate whites because of the color of their skin, but that is not racist. That's "prejudice," according to the group. You can see the post below: