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  • Losers and Winners in New Hampshire

    02/09/2016 10:37:32 AM PST · by Kaslin
    Townhall.com ^ | February 9, 2016 | Jack Kerwick
    Marco Rubio has no shortage of admirers in the "conservative" media who have stopped at nothing to spin things--like his third place finish in Iowa--in his favor. Predictably, some of the same suspects are laboring tirelessly at this moment to control the damage that their candidate inflicted upon himself on the evening of February 6 at the New Hampshire GOP debate. For example, one radio host chastised a caller for allegedly failing to recognize that Rubio is no different from any other politician in relying upon talking points. Another insisted that what Rubio said about President Obama's nefarious designs for...
  • Teen temptress accused of 'drugging rich men and robbing them' is arrested for the SIXTH time [tr]

    02/09/2016 10:34:43 AM PST · by C19fan · 2 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | February 9, 2016 | Wills Rubinson
    A teen temptress accused of drugging rich men so she can steal their cash and Rolex watches has been arrested again - for allegedly robbing a wealthy JP Morgan executive. Alexandra Martinez, 19, is said to have persuaded Vice President and Private Client Adviser Michael Briese, 31, to take her back to his $1.8 million New York condo on August 14 where she then robbed him. It is the sixth time Martinez, of Ewing, New Jersey, who has 'Love yourself so no one has to' tattooed along her arm, has been arrested for stealing items and cash from her victims...
  • Carson's former campaign manager advising Trump(volunteer)

    02/09/2016 10:32:29 AM PST · by justlittleoleme · 1 replies
    CNN ^ | January 22, 2016 | Jeremy Diamond and Jim Acosta
    Ben Carson's former campaign manager is now informally advising Donald Trump's presidential campaign, according to Trump's campaign manager. Barry Bennett, who resigned from the Carson campaign late last month, is now advising Trump's top aides in a "volunteer" capacity, campaign manager Corey Lewandowski confirmed. Bennett also confirmed the development to CNN, characterizing his role in an email as "unpaid and informal."Bennett said he approached the Trump campaign to talk about things to keep in mind once Trump becomes the nominee -- such as the convention, raising money to pay for the convention, managing delegates, rules and floor fights, and dealing...
  • TX: Houston Video Shows Disarm of Robbery Suspect

    02/09/2016 10:27:56 AM PST · by marktwain
    Gun Watch ^ | 7 February, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    Picture from click2houston.com In the video, you see the armed suspect bring the pistol very close to the victim. It is just the opportunity for the victim to successfully attempt a disarm. The victim uses both hands to grab the pistol to lever it away from the suspect. Eventually, the suspect flees the scene, chased by the now armed victim. From click2houston.com: The man then pulled out a gun and demanded money. The owner, who asked to be called Enrique, and the man began to struggle, and the man punched Enrique multiple times in the face. The two men...
  • New Emails Show Classified Info on Non-Govt Accounts (Hillary/s Hamptons vacay a priority)

    02/09/2016 10:26:20 AM PST · by Liz · 11 replies
    judicialwatch.org ^ | 2/9/16 | Judicial Watch
    EMPHASIS ADDED Hillary Forwarded Huma Abedin Classified Info for Printing(Washington, DC) Judicial Watch released nearly 70 pages of State Dept records showing then Secy of State Clinton and Deputy Chiefs of Staff Huma Abedin and Jake Sullivan, received and sent classified information on their non-state.gov email accounts. The documents, also available on the State Department website, were obtained in response to a court order from a May 5, 2015, lawsuit filed against the State Department (Judicial Watch, Inc. v. U.S. Department of State (No. 1:15-cv-00684)) after it failed to respond to a March 18 FOIA request seeking: All emails of...
  • State Dept says it does not have to provide proof Russians violated Turkish Airspace. (video)

    02/09/2016 10:24:20 AM PST · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 4 replies
    Youtube ^ | 3/03/16 | RT
    Incredible video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QTwAZOH33tU
  • Woman Says McDonald’s Happy Meal Has Not Rotted in 6 Years

    02/09/2016 10:22:32 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 22 replies
    KFOR ^ | DALLAS FRANKLIN | FEBRUARY 9, 2016
    A woman who bought a Happy Meal from McDonald’s six years ago says the food has not rotted. Jennifer Lovdahl says the meal of chicken nuggets and french fries has been sitting in her office for six years. She bought the meal as an experiment to show her patients how unhealthy the food is. Even after all these years, the food has not decomposed. She posted photos of the food and the box it came in on her Facebook page saying on one of the pictures, “the box will decompose before the food does!” Her Facebook post has gone viral,...
  • Eric Trump: ‘The Speed of Execution’ of a Trump Administration ‘... Never Seen Before’

    02/09/2016 10:21:55 AM PST · by Rockitz · 20 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 9 Feb 2016 | Dan Riehl
    GOP front-runner Donald Trump’s son Eric Trump cited his Father Donald’s work ethic, independence, high expectations and patriotism in making the case for the business man for President today to Breitbart News Daily host Stephen K. Bannon. “He doesn’t need this job,” said Eric Trump, “He’s doing it because America has given him everything in the world. It’s given him an amazing company. It’s given him us as a family. It’s given him great success and the country is just going down the tube.” “We’ve got nineteen trillion dollars worth of debt. We’re going bankrupt. We’ve got a nation that’s...
  • Interest costs will make up entire deficit in five years, White House projects

    02/09/2016 10:16:20 AM PST · by aimhigh · 19 replies
    MarketWatch ^ | 02/09/2016 | Greg Robb
    According to the latest White House budget projections, the government's interest costs are expected to more than triple to $787 billion by 2026, as interest rates rise, from $223 billion in 2015. By 2025 and 2026, the government will spend more on interest costs than all non-defense discretionary outlays. Under the White House budget, the national debt will increase from $19 trillion to more than $27 trillion over the next decade.
  • Greenfield: The Traditionalist Rebel

    02/09/2016 10:14:55 AM PST · by Louis Foxwell · 5 replies
    The Sultan Knish blog ^ | Saturday, February 06, 2016 | Daniel Greenfield
    Saturday, February 06, 2016 The Traditionalist Rebel Posted by Daniel Greenfield Leftist movements begin with rebellion and end with conformity. No Utopian movement can tolerate rebels for long because there is no room for dissent in paradise. An ideal society, the goal of leftist political movements, not only has no room for war, racism, greed and all the other evils the conformist paradises of the left hope to eliminate, it also has no room for disagreement. The perfect society and its perfect ideology are also the perfect tyranny. Against this Utopian collectivism, which promises paradise and delivers a prison, is...
  • Bloomberg Suggests Banning Young Minority Males from Gun Ownership

    02/09/2016 10:12:46 AM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 30 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 7 Feb 2015 | AWR Hawkins
    Speaking to the Aspen Institute on February 6, Michael Bloomberg said cities should ban young minority males from owning guns, both as an effort to reduce crime and to keep those minority males "alive."
  • Why So Many Americans find Trump and Sanders Appealing

    02/09/2016 10:11:23 AM PST · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 9, 2016 | Peter Morici
    America is witnessing a political Supernova--voter flirtation with Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders--because both political parties have failed ordinary folks. To listen to the Obama administration and its apologists in the media, Americans are witnessing the second age of Pericles. The economy has added jobs for 64 straight months, unemployment at 4.9 percent is approaching pre-recession lows, and nominal wages are rising again. Prairie muffins! During Ronald Reagan's presidency, jobs growth was twice the pace President Obama has accomplished, and the official unemployment rate is so low because 7 million American men ages 25 to 54 have quit looking for...
  • The Ugly 'SNL' Joke You Missed While Chuckling at 'Bernie Sanderswitzky'

    02/09/2016 10:09:21 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 6 replies
    Forward ^ | February 8, 2016 | J.J. Goldberg
    his one went by so fast that most of us seem to have missed it. This past weekend’s Saturday Night Live had not one but two Jewish jokes. One was moderately funny, notable mainly for the fact that it came from the mouth of Senator Bernie Sanders, during a back-and-forth with his doppelganger Larry David. The other, delivered by Weekend Update fake news co-anchor Michael Che, was far more pointed and may just have crossed a line. Here’s Che’s bit: “On his first visit to a U.S. mosque, President Obama called on U.S. television producers to create characters that are...
  • Jeb Separates the Edge of His Toast on Fox & Friends

    02/09/2016 10:07:41 AM PST · by nikos1121 · 27 replies
    2/09/2016 | Nikos1121
    I have to post this. Did anyone see this, this AM on F & Fs around 7am? I couldn't believe it. Ok...I'm watching these people being interviewed up there, and I'm amazed at the number of people THAT ARE UNDECIDED! I mean this one guy says,: "Yeah, I'm just not quite sure. I guess it will come to when I finally get in there and actually vote, when I'll make my mind up." Whiskey, Tango, Foxtrot!!!! Are you kidding me? We had early voting here in GA. I went down there at around 7:30. Fair number of folks there. This...
  • Business May Be Disrupted By The Failure Of The EU And US To Reach Data Transfer Agreement

    02/09/2016 10:01:07 AM PST · by Congaga · 4 replies
    Businesstory ^ | Congaga
    For businesses and indeed customers these days the transfer of online data is vital to make things work as they should.
  • Ranking the reasons for Denver's Super Bowl 50 upset

    02/09/2016 9:58:58 AM PST · by Jim 0216 · 24 replies
    ESPN ^ | 2/9/2016 | Bill Barnwell
    5. The Broncos' run defense The Panthers carried the ball 16 times for 53 yards on first-and-10 on Sunday, producing a 3.3-yard rushing average which will hit the books as their fifth worst on first down all season. In their two previous playoff games, Carolina carried the ball 33 times for 175 yards on first-and-10, averaging 5.3 yards per attempt. As a result, the Panthers were almost never in third-and-short situations in which they would have held an enormous advantage over the Broncos. Their one attempt on third-and-3 or less was when Newton plunged forward for a first down on...
  • Iran to unveil drone; Nation of Islam’s Louis Farrakhan to attend ceremony

    02/09/2016 9:58:57 AM PST · by Fali_G · 7 replies
    The Foreign Desk ^ | 02/09/2016 | Lisa Daftari
    Iran's regime will parade a homegrown drone in a ceremony Feb. 11, marking the 37th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution, Iranian media announced Tuesday. The drone, known as Shahed 129, which means 'witness' in Persian, will be displayed at an event Thursday with remarks by President Hassan Rouhani and special guest Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, who will deliver a speech. The announcement comes from Tasnim News, a Tehran-based media outlet with strong ties to Iran's Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), with stated aims to defend Iran's Islamic government against damaging media propaganda. First introduced by Iran's Revolutionary Guard in...
  • Carson to skip his own New Hampshire primary party

    02/09/2016 9:58:18 AM PST · by justlittleoleme · 35 replies
    Politico ^ | 2/9/16 | Nolan D. McCaskill
    Ben Carson will be notably absent from his New Hampshire primary party on Tuesday. The retired neurosurgeon will instead fly to South Carolina in the afternoon, his campaign said. Following Tuesday's first-in-the-nation primary in New Hampshire, South Carolina Republicans will vote next, on Feb. 20. The decision to leave New Hampshire early comes after Carson's campaign last week said he would be going home to Florida instead of campaigning in New Hampshire or South Carolina following the Iowa caucuses.
  • Released felons gain right to vote in Maryland following veto override

    02/09/2016 9:52:02 AM PST · by House Atreides · 26 replies
    The Baltimore Sun ^ | February 9, 2016 | Erin Cox
    The Maryland Senate narrowly overrode Gov. Larry Hogan's final veto from last year's General Assembly session, paving the way to reinstate voting rights to felons before they complete probation or parole. The 29-18 vote on Tuesday puts the law on the books 30 days from now and represents a political defeat for Hogan, a Republican. The bill was the sixth that Hogan vetoed last year, and the sixth the Democrat-controlled General Assembly reinstated. The vote, twice delayed in order to muster enough support, followed an expansive debate that touched on resolving racial disparities in the criminal justice system and protecting...
  • Top intel official confirms ISIS made, used chemical weapons

    02/09/2016 9:48:43 AM PST · by jazusamo · 9 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 9, 2016 | Catherine Herridge and AP
    Video at link. The nation's top intelligence official confirmed Tuesday that the Islamic State has succeeded in making and deploying chemical agents in Iraq and Syria -- calling it the first such attack by an extremist group in more than two decades. The confirmation of mustard gas use came during Director of National Intelligence James Clapper's testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee, where he spoke to the Islamic State's growing sophistication online and in the battlefield. He did not elaborate on where and when the chemical attacks occurred, though there has been mounting evidence the terror group was experimenting...
  • Rubio downplays expectations in New Hampshire

    02/09/2016 9:47:37 AM PST · by justlittleoleme · 11 replies
    Politico ^ | 02/08/16 | Hanna Trudo
    Marco Rubio, reeling from Saturday night's debate performance, sought to downplay expectations of a top-tier finish in New Hampshire during an interview with NBC Nightly News anchor Lester Holt. “Well, every state is different. You know, in New Hampshire you have some candidates that literally have a campaign nowhere else. They only have a New Hampshire campaign. And so these are people that have invested all of their resources in one place. So that's a challenge," Rubio told Holt.-snip-“You have Donald Trump that's consistently been in first place now since June or July. He's the clear front-runner. So it's a...
  • Donald Trump's creative defense of vulgar insult: 'I was doing everybody a favor'

    02/09/2016 9:47:12 AM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 88 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 02/09/2016 | Colin Campbell
    As New Hampshire voters headed to the polls Tuesday, Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump downplayed his use of a crude insult the day before. "It was like a retweet," Trump said during an interview on "Fox & Friends." "I would never say a word like that," he further insisted.
  • Top intelligence official: ISIS to attempt U.S. attacks this year

    02/09/2016 9:45:14 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 16 replies
    CNN ^ | 02/09/2016 | Ryan Browne
    The top U.S. intelligence official said Tuesday that ISIS was likely to attempt direct attacks on the U.S. in the coming year and that the group was infiltrating refugees escaping from Iraq and Syria to move across borders. James Clapper, the director of National Intelligence, estimated that violent extremists were active in about 40 countries and that there currently exist more terrorist safe havens "than at any time in history." Testifying on global threats at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing, Clapper warned that ISIS and its eight branches were the No. 1 terrorist threat, and that it was using...
  • Marco Rubio Raises Expectations, Predicts Victory in New Hampshire

    02/09/2016 9:39:39 AM PST · by Rockitz · 26 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 8 Feb 2016 | Charlie Spiering
    Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) predicted victory in the New Hampshire primary tomorrow, setting expectations high for his campaign. At a rally in Nashua this evening, Marco Rubio had this to say as he wrapped up his speech in New Hampshire: “Get up early tomorrow and vote … because we’re going to do as well as we possibly can. I believe it’s going to lead to victory not just in this primary, but I believe it’s going to lead to victory in November.” Rubio arrived at 6:45 for the 6:30 rally but immediately set up for a Fox News interview, using...
  • Players with domestic violence convictions barred from combine

    02/09/2016 9:39:08 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 12 replies
    nfl.com ^ | 02/09/2016 | chase goodbread
    Beginning this year, a prospect invited to the NFL Scouting Combine will not be allowed to participate if a background check shows misdemeanor or felony convictions involving violence or use of a weapon, domestic violence, sexual offense and/or sexual assault, according to a memo obtained by NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport. ... Under the new policy, Tennessee Titans quarterback Zach Mettenberger, who attended the 2014 combine, would have been barred...Mettenberger pleaded guilty to misdemeanor sexual battery in 2010 ... Last year, Tennessee linebacker A.J. Johnson's invitation to the 2015 combine was rescinded days before the event after he was indicted...
  • Hillary Clinton: 'We now have driven costs down to the lowest they've been in 50 years'

    02/09/2016 9:38:50 AM PST · by GilGil · 17 replies
    Politifact ^ | 01/18/2016 | Eugene Emery
    Our ruling Clinton said during the debate, "We now have driven costs down to the lowest they've been in 50 years." Although the rate of growth has been at historic lows, the actual per-person cost of health care has increased steadily over the last half century. Only the rate of decline has slowed, a very different measure. The Clinton campaign acknowledges that the candidate misspoke. We rate her claim as False.
  • The Thorny Economics of Illegal Immigration

    02/09/2016 9:35:21 AM PST · by Cheerio · 23 replies
    MSN Money ^ | unk | Bob Davis
    MARICOPA, Ariz. - After Arizona passed a series of tough anti-immigration laws, Rob Knorr couldn't find enough Mexican field hands to pick his jalapeno peppers. He sharply reduced his acreage and invested $2 million developing a machine to remove pepper stems. His goal was to cut the number of laborers he needed by 90% and to hire higher-paid U.S. machinists instead. 'We used to have many migrant families. They aren't coming back,' says Mr. Knorr, who owns RK Farms LLC, an hour's drive from Phoenix. Few issues in the presidential campaign are more explosive than whether and how much to...
  • Fox News accidentally reports Donald Trump as the winner in New Hampshire

    02/09/2016 9:31:06 AM PST · by McGruff · 51 replies
    POLITICO ^ | February 9, 2015 | NOLAN D. MCCASKILL and HADAS GOLD
    Donald Trump won the New Hampshire primary Tuesday -- according to a premature Fox News report. Citing every precinct reporting, Fox News' website accidentally published election results declaring Trump the winner with 28 percent support and 14 delegates. "During routine testing in preparation for the New Hampshire primary a malfunction occurred which briefly showed errant data on our website," Fox News Chief Digital Officer Jeff Misenti said in a statement. "This error has been rectified. We apologize for any confusion this may have caused."
  • Irish deploy military-style checkpoints to suppress gang war

    02/09/2016 9:28:02 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 1 replies
    philly.com ^ | 02/09/2016 | SHAWN POGATCHNIK,
    Taxi driver Eddie Hutch, 59, was shot several times in the hallway of his home. He was targeted in apparent retaliation for Friday's gun attack on a boxing weigh-in being attended by senior figures from a rival gang led by Irish fugitive Christy Kinahan, the other key figure in the underworld bloodletting. In Friday's attack, five gunmen allegedly from the Hutch camp targeted Kinahan loyalists arriving at the hotel for the boxing event. The gunmen, including three armed with Kalashnikov assault rifles and disguised as an elite police unit, shot three men, killing one, in front of scores of civilians...
  • Hillary Defends Huge Speaking Fees [semi-satire]

    02/09/2016 9:25:38 AM PST · by John Semmens · 8 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 7 Feb 2016 | John Semmens
    Under a constant barrage of criticism from Democratic presidential rival Sen. Bernie Sanders for her cozy relationship with Wall Street, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton contended that she was just being polite in accepting $200,000 per hour for speeches she gave at Wall Street's request. "Look, this is what they offered me," she explained. "Was I supposed to have bargained for lower rates? If I had, would Senator Sanders now be accusing me of favoritism toward those firms? Let's not forget, in some instances I got even bigger speaking fees from universities. How could I, in good conscience, take...
  • Cruz: “There is no stronger advocate for legal immigration in the U.S. Senate than I am” (H1B)

    02/09/2016 9:25:27 AM PST · by xzins · 50 replies
    Hot Air ^ | April 30, 2015
    Via the Weekly Standard, he's not saying anything here that he hasn't said before. He supports immigration reform, but not comprehensive immigration reform - only a piecemeal security-first approach will work, the same view now taken by Marco Rubio. But Cruz fans who haven't paid attention to him on this issue may assume, incorrectly but understandably, that he naturally takes the most conservative position that an electable Republican presidential candidate can take. Not so: It's Scott Walker(!) who's staked out the right side of the field by demanding that American wages be a variable when considering target numbers for legal...
  • North Korea Has Resumed Weapons-Grade Nuke Work, Intel Chief Says

    02/09/2016 9:19:18 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 7 replies
    nbc ^ | 02/09/2016 | jon schuppe
    North Korea, which in recent weeks has conducted a nuclear test and fired a long-range rocket in defiance of United Nations sanctions, has also resumed its efforts to produce weapons-grade nuclear material, National Intelligence Director James Clapper told Congress Tuesday. A North Korean uranium enrichment facility has been expanded, and a plutonium reactor, closed in 2007, is back up and running, Clapper testified to the Senate Armed Services Committee. The reactor could begin to recover plutonium "within a matter of weeks to months," he said. The dictatorship's growing menace also includes a growth in the "size and sophistication of its...
  • Uh... Fox News Calls NH for Trump, with Vote Totals and Percentages

    02/09/2016 9:18:40 AM PST · by smoothsailing · 48 replies
    iOTW Report ^ | 2-9-2016 | Aurelius
    Uh... Fox News Calls NH for Trump, with Vote Totals and Percentages by Aurelius I don't know exactly what's going on, but Fox News has not only called New Hampshire for Donald Trump, but they've included vote totals for each of the candidate and percentages. Obviously the votes haven't been cast this early and the counting begins in 11 hours. Explain this:
  • This really getting old. (Vanity)

    02/09/2016 9:15:26 AM PST · by andy1954 · 79 replies
    Most on here know by now I am supporting Marco Rubio for the Republican nominee. In the process I am finding some rather remarkable talking points that are completely useless. 1. Voting for anyone other than Trump or Cruz will cause a permanent democratic majority. This is nonsense and anyone that has participated in this process knows it. 2. Some how Cruz can over come his 'likability' issue in the U.S. Senate and even in his home state (I am a Texan) 3. That Donald Trump really is a conservative. Nonsense. He is totally unpredictable. And really could implode in...
  • Dear FRiends, We need your continuing support to keep FR going strong. [FReepathon thread XL]

    02/09/2016 9:14:24 AM PST · by Jim Robinson · 27 replies
    Dear FRiends, We need your continuing support to keep FR going strong. FR is funded solely by contributions made by the liberty loving patriots who enjoy and use it. We are beholden to no political party. No advertisers, no outsiders, no sugar daddies, no corporate string pullers. This means no commercial ads. No annoying pop-ups. No ad tracking. No mail campaigns. No spam. No one trying to control us. Definitely no government subsidies or tax breaks. We are self-funded, fiercely independent and enjoy our freedom to speak plainly in the support of God, family, country, liberty!! But we cannot exist...
  • Russian air strikes in Syria 'good thing': UN War Crimes Investigator Del Ponte

    02/09/2016 9:09:53 AM PST · by Trumpinator · 11 replies
    news.yahoo.com ^ | 02/08/2016 | AFP
    Russian air strikes in Syria 'good thing': Del Ponte AFP 21 hours ago Geneva (AFP) - Former war crimes prosecutor Carla Del Ponte, who is currently probing rights abuses in Syria, on Monday backed Russia's air strikes on "terrorist groups" in the war-torn country. "Overall, I think the Russian intervention is a good thing, because finally someone is attacking these terrorist groups," Del Ponte told Swiss public broadcaster RTS, listing the Islamic State group and Al-Nusra among the groups targeted. But Del Ponte, a member of the UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria, quickly added that the Russians apparently "are...
  • 3 arrested for roles in construction of collapsed Taiwan apartment tower

    02/09/2016 9:05:33 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 11 replies
    cnn ^ | 02/09/2016 | Sophia Yan and Greg Botelho,
    Three people were arrested Tuesday, Xiao Bo-ren, the Tainan government's legal affairs secretary, told CNN. All are former executives of the real estate development company that built Tainan's 17-story Weiguan Golden Dragon tower, which collapsed when the magnitude-6.4 tremor hit early Saturday. Lin Ming-hui, former chairman of the now defunct Weiguan company, and two other former executives -- Chang Kui-an and Cheng Chin-kui -- face charges of professional negligence resulting in death. The ruins of the toppled high-rise are the most visible evidence of the massive quake, which killed at least 40 people in the normally quiet city of 1.9...
  • Accused deputy killer found incompetent to stand trial

    02/09/2016 9:02:40 AM PST · by Snickering Hound · 11 replies
    KTRK Houston ^ | 2-9-2016 | Jeff Ehling
    Shannon Miles will not stand trial for the murder of Harris County Deputy Darren Goforth any time soon. Prosecutors and defense attorneys agreed that Shannon Miles has been found incompetent to stand trial. Two sets of doctors, one from the state and another set hired by his defense attorneys, reached the same conclusion. Miles did not appear in court. Instead this was handled by his attorney. Miles' attorneys said they don't want him making statements that would jeopardize his case. Defense attorneys say their doctors say Miles is Pscitezopherenic and psychotic. Miles will be sent to a state hospital for...
  • Fiorina: Marine Corp leaders should decide on jobs open to women

    02/09/2016 8:58:49 AM PST · by Bruce Campbells Chin · 28 replies
    The Greenville News ^ | September 24, 2015 | Rudolph Bell
    Fiorina: Marine Corp leaders should decide on jobs open to women Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina said in Greenville Thursday that Marine Corps leaders should be allowed to make their own decisions about whether to let women join ground-combat units without political interference from above. The Obama administration and Navy Secretary Ray Mabus are pushing to open all military jobs to women, despite a Marine Corps study of women in combat that found all-male units performed significantly better than mixed-gender units on tactical tests and that women were injured more than twice as often as men. Asked about the issue...
  • While Republican candidate hopefuls squabble like children, the Dems own 2016

    02/09/2016 8:56:37 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 18 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/09/16 | Judi McLeod
    Your country won’t be there to kick into the dirt if gender obsessed Hillary Clinton makes it past the finish line It doesn’t have to take a graduate cum laude from Politics 101, to know that Bernie Sanders is a strategically planted, flourish in sunlight or shade Democrat plant. The Dems sent Hillary Clinton out onto the campaign trail complete with built-in competition. They want American voters to believe that the communist septuagenarian has a fighting chance for DNC approval. The most reliable reality check against this election set up? The DNC will choose no one but Hillary (not Biden...
  • Obamacare's Robin Hood Scheme and the Socioeconomics of Health

    02/09/2016 8:55:52 AM PST · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 9, 2016 | Devon Herrick
    Robin Hood was a mythical figure from 12th Century England whose legend became famous for stealing from the rich to help the pool. His legend wasn't lost on Obamacare proponents, who incorporated the idea into health plan regulations. As I've explained in the past, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) had two primary goals: to expand health coverage to the uninsured, and to force everyone into health plans where premiums could not rise or fall based on health status. Purportedly, prior to Obamacare a small segment of the public could not find affordable coverage due to health concerns that made them...
  • Pat Caddell: Voters ‘Are So Angry,’ They ‘Want Their Country Back’

    02/09/2016 8:55:12 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 48 replies
    Breitbart ^ | February 9,2016 | DAN RIEHL
    Speaking of voters, said Caddell, They are so angry … I shouldn’t just say angry, they are so alienated from their government in a democracy … they are so believing in the corruption, numbers in the eighty-percentile and higher, they believe the country is in decline and the political class just doesnt care. Citing voters concerns for both themselves and their childrens futures, said Caddell, “They have really disdained both political parties now.” Caddell said the great American middle has become about 60 percent of the electorate who vote non-partisan and want real change. “And they want their country back,...
  • Trump vows to push LGBT rights, hedges on pro-marriage litmus test

    02/09/2016 8:53:30 AM PST · by wagglebee · 133 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 2/8/16 | Lisa Bourne
    CONCORD, New Hampshire, February 8, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) – Does Donald Trump support the gay agenda or oppose it? On the eve of the New Hampshire primary, observers are still scratching their heads about where the GOP frontrunner actually stands. Trump has repeatedly and consistently said he supports the natural definition of marriage, but can a President Trump be relied on to promote it resolutely and cogently? It is this question that has many marriage activists expressing concern about his increasingly likely hold on the GOP nomination. In fact, the National Organization for Marriage has gone so far as to say...
  • Why Driverless Cars Will Screech to a Halt

    02/09/2016 8:52:56 AM PST · by PreciousLiberty · 70 replies
    Observer ^ | 2/9/2016 | Steven Hill
    Elon Musk's Tesla recently became the latest big shot company to enter the self-driving car sweepstakes. Mr. Musk recently announced the hiring of software architecture veteran Jim Keller, who previously had played key roles at Apple and AMD, to lead its Autopilot Engineering team. Teslas move follows the recently announced partnership between General Motors and Lyft, in which the automaker is investing $500 million in the ridesharing company as part of a joint venture to develop self-driving cars. And of course Google, Uber, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, Apple, Audi, Bosch and Delphi Automotive (the big auto parts manufacturer) all have their own...
  • Rush Limbaugh Show,M-F,12NOONPM-3PM,EST,WOR AM,February 9,2016

    02/09/2016 8:51:58 AM PST · by Biggirl · 123 replies
    The EIB Network ^ | February 9, 2016 | Rush Limbaugh
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  • Revisiting TFP.org And Its Search for Culture Reflections On Women In Combat

    02/09/2016 8:51:16 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 2 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/09/16 | Jerry McConnell
    One can't help but wonder if the drastic and yes, insane order to assign females to duties requiring the karma of men in bloody actions not for the gentle make-up of females, will be a fatal decision for our military. Barack Obama, no Catholic lover; or even, Christian liker, bent on eliminating any form of Christianity from the almost 240-year-old established United States of America, positioned himself to effectively take a full quiver of arrows of divisiveness when just days before the highly sacred Christian day of celebration of the Birth of Jesus Christ, had his Secretary of Defense announce...
  • British Effort to Identify Potential Radicals Spurs Debate Over Profiling

    02/09/2016 8:50:48 AM PST · by reaganaut1 · 5 replies
    New York Times ^ | February 9, 2016 | KIMIKO DE FREYTAS-TAMURA
    LONDON — The boy’s teachers were growing increasingly concerned. He was speaking admiringly in school of Jihadi John, the notorious British executioner with the Islamic State, and expressing a desire to travel to Syria. Twice, the teachers referred the boy — a teenager from Blackburn, in northern England — to a government program called Prevent set up to spot early signs of extremism and intervene before it was too late. On both occasions, the boy — struggling with his studies after his parents separated and socially withdrawn because of a degenerative eye disease that blurred his vision — refused to...
  • Bill Stumping for Hillary Clinton: 'Sometimes ... I Wish We Weren't Married'

    02/09/2016 8:48:38 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 26 replies
    NBC News ^ | February 9,2016 | by MONICA ALBA
    HUDSON, N.H. — In his last appearance before the primary here on Tuesday, former President Bill Clinton said he wishes "sometimes" that he wasn't married to Hillary Clinton because then he could speak more freely. "Sometimes when I am on a stage like this, I wish that we weren't married, then I could say what I really think," Bill Clinton said before introducing his wife at a rally. "I don't mean that in a negative way. I am happy." The 42nd president, who until now had been notably restrained in stump speeches for his wife, unleashed some harsh words against...
  • Cruz Campaign Responds to Donald Trump: ‘Lets Not Forget Who Whipped Who in Iowa’

    02/09/2016 8:44:22 AM PST · by GodGunsGuts · 88 replies
    Breitbart ^ | February 9, 2016 | MICHELLE FIELDS
    The campaign of Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) is hitting back at Donald Trump, after Trump repeated an offensive remark, by reminding Trump not to "forget who whipped who in Iowa." At a Trump rally on Monday, a woman in the crowd shouted that Cruz was, "a pussy." "She just said a terrible thing," Trump said while smirking. "You know what she said? Shout it out," Trump told the woman. "Okay, you're not allowed to say and I never expect to hear that from you again," Trump said. "I never expect to hear that from you again! She...
  • The Democrats should beg Michael Bloomberg to come in as a third Party candidate

    02/09/2016 8:41:06 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 8 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 2/9/16 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    On hearing that Michael Bloomberg, the former Mayor of New York City, is considering running as a third Party candidate the first thought that comes to the minds of conservatives is “Good. That will be the final nail in the Democrats’ coffin.” While that is very likely true, there is potential danger for America in a Bloomberg candidacy. If they haven’t already done so, the Democrat Establishment will have to have the behind closed, locked guarded doors talk they have dreaded for months. Whatever they might have hoped and wished for, the reality of their situation is that they are...