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  • Social media erupts as ‘left-wing racist’ Jorge Ramos calls Kate’s Law ‘unfair’ to illegals

    08/30/2015 5:31:42 PM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 2 replies
    Bizpac Review ^ | 08/30/2015 | Carmine Sabia
    Social media users are furious that Jorge Ramos, the illegal immigration activist who masquerades as a journalist, came out against a law named in honor of a woman killed by an illegal alien who’d been deported from the country five times — and returned every time. Speaking to CNN’s Brian Stelter in an interview to air Sunday on “Reliable Sources,” the Univision anchor declared Kate’s Law, which dictates that a deported illegal alien caught sneaking back in the country, would receive a mandatory five-year prison sentence, is unfair.
  • WALMART EMPLOYEE WITH HIS TROUSERS HANGING TOO LOW

    08/30/2015 5:15:34 PM PDT · by RaceBannon · 25 replies
    self | 08/30/15 | RaceBannon
    I skipped the church dinner to buy something to repair my clothes. I went to the deli to buy some dinner. People often mock people who shop at WALMART, but tonight, it was an employee who got my attention. The teenager who was cleaning up and served me my meal, had his trousers hanging below his butt, below the curve of his butt, with his skivvies exposed full bore. Serving food. I spoke to 3 managers, I told the first one, she got a bigger manager, she came over, I told her, her first words out of her mouth were,...
  • This Illegal Immigrant Violently Carjacked A Woman Minutes After Getting Out Of Jail

    08/30/2015 5:06:35 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 25 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 8/24//2015 | JOSH FATZICK |
    Just minutes after being set free from jail, an illegal immigrant who had already been deported once stole a woman’s car and threatened to kill her. Guaymar Cabrera-Hernandez, 24, had been held in the Montgomery County Detention Center since June before being released Monday afternoon, FOX5 reports. Upon his release, Cabrera-Hernandez approached a woman in the parking lot of a nearby Islamic Education Center and demanded she get out of her car. Cabrera-Hernandez, armed with a knife in one hand and a brick in the other, put the knife to the woman’s throat and forced her out of her car,...
  • Convocation reflects on martyrdom

    08/30/2015 5:01:23 PM PDT · by lightman · 4 replies
    North American Lutheran Church ^ | 29 August AD 2015 | Pr. David Baer, editor
    The 2015 NALC Convocation focused on the reality of Christians suffering for the sake of Jesus and the Gospel. Those at the Convocation heard stories that were both heartbreaking and inspiring about Christians being killed today because of their faith in Christ. The Convocation heard keynote addresses from Pastor Bassam Abdallah, Robert Spencer and Margaret Khamoo. They highlighted the struggles Christians are facing at the hands of Muslims and explained the nature of the Islamic faith and why it is a threat to Christians. About 600 people attended the Convocation held Aug. 12-14 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel at the...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Col Walker Melville "Bud" Mahurin ~ 31 August 2015

    08/30/2015 5:00:27 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 11 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | StarCMC and The Canteen Crew
    Our Troops Rock!  Thank you for all you do!   For the freedom you enjoyed yesterday... Thank the Veterans who served in The United States Armed Forces.   Looking forward to tomorrow's freedom? Support The United States Armed Forces Today!     ~ Hall of Heroes ~Col. Bud Mahurin (Info found here.)             Thank you to alfa6 for his suggestion of this hero!  What an incredible story this man had!  He is home now, guarding the streets of heaven.  God rest his soul. Colonel Walker Melville "Bud" Mahurin (December 5, 1918 – May 11, 2010) was...
  • Pew finds Orthodox similar to Evangelical Christians - not other Jews

    08/30/2015 4:52:22 PM PDT · by NetAddicted · 11 replies
    Forward ^ | 8/26/2015 | Nathan Guttman
    Wearing black hats or donning small yarmulkes, Orthodox Jews represent a distinct subgroup within the Jewish community — more observant, more conservative and more insular
  • Top US presidential candidate Trump uncomfortable about ‘made in China’ (so am I!)

    A video circulating on facebook shows top U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump, back in 2012, in a ‘gotcha’ moment about his feelings towards products made in China. Read more: http://www.cctv-america.com/2015/08/30/top-us-presidential-candidate-trump-uncomfortable-about-made-in-china#ixzz3kLR4CQ7d Watch us live anywhere at http://www.cctvamericalive.com Follow us: @cctv_america on Twitter | CCTVAmerica on Facebook
  • Doctor fired for 'anti-gay' remarks: no regrets

    08/30/2015 4:42:16 PM PDT · by NetAddicted · 11 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 082515 | Elihan Aharon
    Dr. Sudi Namir, who was fired from the Israel Medical Association Ethics Committee for controversial comments he made about homosexuals on an internet forum, has defended his comments in an exclusive interview with Arutz Sheva.
  • Creepy Van With 'Free Candy' Written on it Concerns Calif. Residents

    08/30/2015 4:24:29 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 25 replies
    KBOI2 ^ | Aug 29, 2015 | KIMBERLY SUITERS
    A panel van advertising "free candy" is leaving some parents in California uneasy. Parents and kids in a Sacramento neighborhood were hoping the van was a trick, and not really offering free candy. A 12-year-old spotted the van in his neighborhood and thought something was off. His mom agreed. As it turns out, the van was decked out as a prank and headed for the annual Burning Man event. WJLA's Kimberly Suiters has more on this bizarre story; watch the video above.
  • The Official Hillary for Prison Campaign

    08/30/2015 4:09:33 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 24 replies
    At this point what difference does it make. The fix is in. But when all else fails, laugh to avoid crying.
  • The Donald Trump phenomenon: hidden meanings

    The Donald Trump phenomenon: hidden meanings by Jon Rappoport August 30, 2015 “You could take the five major news networks and filter Jesus Christ, Buddha, Hitler, Stalin, Attila, Gandhi, and Lawrence Welk through them, and eventually you wouldn’t be able to tell the difference among them. They’d all come across in the same way. That, in fact, is the purpose of television.” (The Underground, Jon Rappoport) I have nothing against hope, but the brand of naďve hope that surfaces during every presidential election season is truly ridiculous. Candidate after candidate lies through his teeth, and the people buy in. Now...
  • NASA Tests Orion’s Fate During Parachute Failure Scenario

    08/30/2015 3:58:57 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 2 replies
    universetoday.com ^ | on August 30, 2015 | Ken Kremer
    Although Orion hits the atmosphere at over 24,000 mph after returning from deep space, it slows significantly after atmospheric reentry. By the time the first parachutes normally deploy, the crew module has decelerated to some 300 mph. Their job is to slow the craft down to about 20 mph by the time of ocean splashdown mere minutes later. ... On Aug. 26, NASA conducted a 35,000 foot high drop test out of the cargo bay of a C-17 aircraft using an engineering test version of the Orion capsule over the U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground in Yuma, Arizona. “The engineering...
  • Mom Who Forgot Her Baby in Shopping Cart Tells Her Story

    08/30/2015 3:57:31 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 38 replies
    Tucson News Now ^ | Aug 27, 2015
    The Gilbert mother who forgot her baby in a shopping cart in front of a grocery store this week is breaking her silence. "I'm a good mom who made a horrible mistake," she says. In a tearful interview, 27-year-old Cherish Peterson acknowledges she made a terrible mistake while rushing in and out of a Fry's grocery store on Monday to buy some candy for a nephew's birthday. On that day, Cherish was with three of her four small children when she inadvertently forgot her 2-month-old baby boy in the shopping cart in front of the store. "I got into my...
  • Muslim History Is Rife With ISIS-Style Executions

    08/30/2015 3:55:07 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 26 replies
    MEMRI ^ | 28/8/15 | Yasmin el Khatib
    "I do not understand why, after every perverted [act of] execution carried out by ISIS, most Muslims insist that these actions have nothing to do with Islam. After all, Muslim history is rife with terrifying forms of execution, similar or even identical to those used by ISIS. I am not talking of executions motivated by revenge, such as the crucifixion of Al-Khallaj,[2] the killing of Suhrawardi,[3] or the slaughter of Ibn Al-Muqaffa.[4] [Nor am I speaking of] the mutilation of dead bodies, such as the practice of displaying the heads of decapitated [victims], which was invented by the Umayyad [caliphs]....
  • What Really Happens When 'a Bill Becomes Law'

    08/30/2015 3:49:59 PM PDT · by Ray76 · 10 replies
    Mises Institute ^ | Aug 24, 2015 | Gary Galles
    In civics and government books, “how a bill becomes law” shows multiple steps during which representatives consider bills before enactment. Unfortunately, such responsible deliberation, necessary to even a minimal prospect of legislation advancing the general welfare, is violated by “gut and amend” bills at the end of legislative sessions. As legislators race to pass bills under deadline, power brokers gut bills that have cleared most legislative hurdles, and replace them with completely different bills. Then, in the last-minute frenzy, they rush them through the last steps with minimal scrutiny (e.g., with multiple committee hearings in one room in an hour).
  • ‘Racist’ Long Island Athletic Director Fired for Enforcing Eligibility Rules: Lawsuit

    08/30/2015 3:48:51 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 18 replies
    New York Post ^ | August 30, 2015 | Kathianne Boniello
    A Long Island educator says he was labeled a racist and fired for enforcing academic eligibility requirements for student athletes. Students who are failing two or more classes are ineligible for sports, teacher Robert Cincotta, who served as athletic director for the predominantly black Hempstead school district between 2005 and 2013, said in a Brooklyn federal lawsuit. In February 2013, he began checking grades for all the kids participating in winter sports in the district, such as basketball, wrestling and indoor track, and informing coaches of who would not be allowed to play
  • So it appears that Elizabeth Warren is running for President...

    08/30/2015 3:45:48 PM PDT · by Thunder90 · 101 replies
    Fec.gov ^ | Federal Elections Commission
    Apparrently a "Draft Elizabeth Warren" movement has officially gotten Elizabeth Warren signed up for a run for the White House, and that she signed it.
  • Why only Baptist and Secular Music @ my Catholic Father's Memorial?

    08/30/2015 3:41:30 PM PDT · by lee martell · 29 replies
    August 30, 2015 | lee martell
    My father passed away earlier this month at age 86. I traveled from California to Michigan for the memorial service. My oldest sister took charge in getting all the hard work done. She's always been the responsible one, even now. She wrote the obit, contacted friends, ordered the flowers, and booked a room at a local funeral parlor. I offered to help her, but being out of town, it was practical that she and my other siblings make the necessary connections. My Dad used to coach boxing, and there were many, many people there, giving heartfelt testimonials. At first, I...
  • While He Doesn't Ever Say It,He Definitely Thinks It; Fate It Seems is Not Without a Sense of Irony

    08/30/2015 3:39:41 PM PDT · by lbryce · 2 replies
    Google Plus ^ | August 30, 2015 | Jimmi Jemel
    This would seem tailor-made for what goes through Obama's mind every waking moment
  • ‘Hillary for Prison’ Signs Keep Getting Stolen in the Hamptons

    08/30/2015 3:38:21 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 22 replies
    New York Post ^ | August 30, 2015 | Kathianne Boniello and Doug Kuntz
    This Hamptonite wants Hillary Rodham Clinton behind bars — and had to put his signs saying so behind an electric fence. Andy Sabin’s first “Hillary for Prison 2016” signs lasted little more than a day before they were stolen from in front of his Amagansett home last week. So Sabin took steps to make sure the placards were secure. The red, blue and white signs now sit atop a pair of 12-foot poles behind an electric fence with yellow warning signs. A surveillance camera keeps watch.
  • White Students at Washington State Expected to “Defer” to Non-White Students ...

    08/30/2015 3:31:33 PM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 86 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 08/30/2015 | Jim Hoft
    Campus Reform reported: “ Multiple professors at Washington State University have explicitly told students their grades will suffer if they use terms such as “illegal alien,” “male,” and “female,” or if they fail to “defer” to non-white students. According to the syllabus for Selena Lester Breikss’ “Women & Popular Culture” class, students risk a failing grade if they use any common descriptors that Breikss considers “oppressive and hateful language.”… …White students in Professor John Streamas’s “ Introduction to Multicultural Literature” class, are expected to “defer” to non-white students, among other community guidelines, if they want “to do well in this...
  • Pro-Iran Deal Resolution Shot Down in Democratic Natl. Committee

    08/30/2015 3:30:53 PM PDT · by Nachum · 6 replies
    inn ^ | 8/30/15 | Yaakov Levi
    While President Barack H. Obama tries to sell his Iran deal to the American people, he is having some trouble selling it to members of his own party. In what political pundits termed an “embarrassment” for the president, a resolution supporting the deal was suppressed over the weekend at the summer meeting of the Democratic National Committee (DNC). The resolution was halted by none other than the chairperson of the DNC, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, normally a strong supporter of Obama's policies. The intent of the resolution had been to express official DNC support for the Iran deal. A party spokesperson...
  • SWAT Team Raids Home, Kills Man Over $2 Worth of Pot – Informant Exposes Police Cover-Up

    08/30/2015 3:28:02 PM PDT · by Sir Gawain · 46 replies
    Free Thought Project ^ | Jay Syrmopoulos
    Tampa Bay, FL – A Florida family seeks justice after their son Jason Westcott, was killed by members of a SWAT team, during a “drug raid” on his house which yielded only $2.00 worth of marijuana. An ‘internal investigation’ absolved officers of any wrongdoing though police only found .02 grams of marijuana in Westcott’s home. “They have IA, they have internal investigations but when you police yourself, you have that veil of concern by the outsider,” said attorney T.J. Grimaldi. On Tuesday, attorney T.J. Grimaldi, representing the family of Westcott, informed the city that family would be filing a lawsuit,...
  • Obama to rename North America's highest peak as Denali on Alaska trip

    08/30/2015 3:19:19 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 68 replies
    Reuters ^ | August 30, 2015 | Roberta Rampton
    President Barack Obama on Monday will officially restore Denali as the name of North America's tallest mountain, ending a 40-year battle over what to call the peak that has been known as Mount McKinley. The symbolic gesture comes at the beginning of a three-day trip to Alaska where Obama hopes to build support for his efforts to address climate change during his remaining 16 months in office.
  • CIRCA 2006 Immigrants stealing U.S. Social Security numbers (Cheap Labor Express complicit)

    08/30/2015 3:14:51 PM PDT · by Liz · 15 replies
    NY TIMES ^ | 9/4/06 | John Leland
    FR Posted by Uncle Miltie Camber Lybbert thought it was a mistake when her bank told her that her daughter's Social Security number, issued by the U.S. government, was on their files for two credit cards and two auto loans, with an outstanding balance of more than $25,000. Her daughter is 3 years old. ...an illegal, Jose Tinoco, was using their daughter's stolen Social Security number, not in pursuit of a financial crime, but in order to get a job. ... Though most people think of identity theft as a financial crime, one of the most common forms in the...
  • Say what you will about Trump...

    08/30/2015 3:13:50 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 44 replies
    American Irony ^ | 8-30-15 | The Looking Spoon
    I'm not a Trump supporter, but he's definitely making things fun.
  • Tiny EU task force set up to counter Russian propaganda

    08/30/2015 3:13:25 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 4 replies
    EurActiv ^ | 28 Aug 2015 - 08:51 | Georgi Gotev
    A small group of eight officials in the European External Action Service will engage in efforts to respond to massive Russian propaganda directed both at the home and international audiences. European Commission spokesperson Catherine Ray confirmed yesterday (27 August) that the group will start work from 1 September. Eight people will initially make up the task force, officials said. No budget has been allocated and several of the task force members are detached national experts, paid by their countries. Meeting on 19-20 March, EU leaders gave High Representative for Foreign Affairs Federica Mogherini three months to work out how to...
  • [Islamic] Militants posing as migrants? Unlikely, say European experts

    08/30/2015 3:09:22 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 17 replies
    Reuters ^ | Fri Aug 28, 2015 | 7:15 AM EDT | Mark Trevelyan
    The risk that groups like Islamic State could smuggle militants into Europe under cover of a huge wave of migrants is much smaller than some politicians suggest, according to security specialists with close ties to governments and intelligence agencies. By the end of July, more than a third of a million migrants and refugees had entered the European Union, mainly via Italy, Greece and Hungary, according to EU border agency Frontex. The flow has continued unabated through August. Once inside the bloc’s borderless Schengen zone, the new arrivals—many from countries like Syria and Iraq where Islamic State holds sway over...
  • Report: General Electric won’t move to Texas because Jeb Hensarling doesn’t support Ex-Im

    08/30/2015 3:07:44 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 22 replies
    Hotair.com ^ | August 30, 2015 | TAYLOR MILLARD
    General Electric is apparently not going to move to Texas because Congressman Jeb Hensarling doesn’t support the Export-Import Bank. Bloomberg cited the ever nebulous “people familiar with the matter” in their report on Friday. GE told Dallas business leaders in recent days it would look elsewhere for alternatives to its Connecticut home, said the people, who asked not to be identified because details aren’t public. They said GE cited some Texas lawmakers’ opposition to the U.S. Export-Import Bank, an important source of financing for some overseas sales. You can probably include Senators Ted Cruz and John Cornyn (allegedly), plus Congressmen...
  • What Is Wrong With This Image Taken in UAE?

    08/30/2015 3:07:08 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 16 replies
    Replacing tires in the middle of the road is against safety requirements and endangers the life of the driver and of other road users.
  • Over One Thousand Gather Where Deputy was Executed

    08/30/2015 2:58:04 PM PDT · by PROCON · 34 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Aug. 30, 2015 | Lana Shadwick
    HOUSTON, Texas — One night after Deputy Darren Goforth was executed at a Chevron station in Houston, Texas, over a thousand people gathered at the site to memorialize the man who was apparently murdered simply because he wore a police uniform. There was an outpouring of support for Harris County Sheriff Deputy Goforth, and for law enforcement officers and their families.Deputy Goforth was shot execution-style at a gas station on Friday night. The officer was in uniform and was putting gas in his patrol car at a Chevron station in northwest Houston. Witnesses told Breitbart Texas that the shooter...
  • Corpse Flower 'Lacks Energy to Bloom,' Says Chicago Botanic Garden

    08/30/2015 2:52:29 PM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 26 replies
    WTTW ^ | 29 Aug 2015 | rebecca Palmore
    After much anticipation, the Chicago Botanic Garden on Saturday night announced that Spike is not expected to bloom.
  • Obama to rename nation’s highest mountain

    08/30/2015 2:40:46 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 68 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 30, 2015 | Timothy Cama -
    President Obama on Monday will announce a plan to rename Alaska’s Mount McKinley to Denali, the name that nearby natives have long used. By taking action to officially name the 20,000-foot peak Denali, Obama will take the Alaskan Natives side in a dispute that has stretched on for more than a century. “Generally believed to be central to the Athabascan creation story, Denali is a site of significant cultural importance to many Alaska Natives,” the White House said in a Sunday fact sheet. “The name ‘Denali’ has been used for many years and is widely used across the state today.”...
  • Just A Little Atrocity: PP's 3% excuse is psychotic

    08/30/2015 2:39:50 PM PDT · by Daniel Clark · 6 replies
    The Shinbone: The Frontier of the Free Press ^ | August 30, 2015 | Daniel Clark
    Just A Little Atrocity: PP’s 3% excuse is psychotic by Daniel Clark As every liberal media parrot knows by now, abortion only accounts for three percent of everything that Planned Parenthood does. That’s a strange defense, coming from those who argue that there’s nothing wrong with abortion in the first place. It’s also about as dishonest as every other statement that’s ever come from PP or its allies. Whereas this three percent claim is meant to minimize public perception of the organization’s role in the abortion industry, it paradoxically magnifies its depravity, by demonstrating how it trivializes the killing of...
  • Notre Dame buys thousands of yellow bricks from 19th-century factory being demolished

    08/30/2015 2:39:42 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 6 replies
    a strong market for those materials, too. For example, the Wilson complex — like many other factories its age — is a repository of old-growth timbers that have become extremely rare. The hard maple flooring and heart-pine support beams inside the buildings were cut from trees that had been growing for hundreds of years. Old factories are some of the last places where such wood can be found. The factory's deconstruction is a stroke of luck for the University of Notre Dame as well. The four oldest buildings in the Wilson complex happen to be made of the same type...
  • Angry parents sending death threats on social media to their children's teachers

    08/30/2015 2:39:13 PM PDT · by george76 · 24 replies
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | August 29, 2015 | LAURIE HANNA
    Angry parents sending death threats on social media to their children's teachers, shocking survey reveals [ Full title ]. Parents are sending death threats to their children's teachers on social media, a shocking new survey has revealed. Three out of four teachers in in the U.K. have said parents’ behavior toward them has become more obnoxious in the last five years. The poll of 796 teachers in England and Wales also revealed that the parents of younger pupils tend to be more verbally aggressive to teachers. And teachers have been subjected to nasty comments about their appearance, weight and sexuality...
  • Obama to rename Mount McKinley

    08/30/2015 2:30:56 PM PDT · by al baby · 71 replies
    e mail | Today | Reuters
    WASHINGTON, Aug 30 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Monday will officially restore Denali as the name of North America's tallest mountain, ending a 40-year battle over what to call the peak that has been known as Mount McKinley.
  • Beautiful Christian music link for new traditional God honoring music

    08/30/2015 2:23:51 PM PDT · by RaceBannon · 34 replies
    sound cloud ^ | 08/30/15 | UNTO THE CHIEF MUSICIAN
    Friends, this is some of the best modern Christ honoring music you will hear.
  • Presidential Candidates Make Hamptons a Traffic Hell

    08/30/2015 2:23:09 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 10 replies
    New York Post ^ | August 29, 2015 | Ian Mohr and Emily Smith
    The Beltway’s frustrating political gridlock has moved to the Hamptons — literally — as presidential hopefuls Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush make last-minute cash grabs from wealthy, summering donors, leaving locals complaining about terrible traffic and suffocating security. “Hamptons residents have been dreading this weekend,” sighed a local. “It’s going to be ‘political gridlock.’ Everybody’s saying they don’t want to leave the house nor get on any roads Sunday.” Both Clinton and Bush each scheduled at least three events over the weekend.
  • 13-Year-Old Boy Scout Helps Save Dad After Hiking Accident

    08/30/2015 2:12:56 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 8 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | Aug 28, 2015 | Jessica Glazer
    A 13-year-old put his Boy Scout training to the test and helped rescue his father after he was hit by a refrigerator-sized boulder during a backpacking trip in Idaho last Monday. A week into what was supposed to be a 12-day trip at Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness, a large boulder fell on David Finlayson, 52, knocking him down 20 or 30 feet, NBC affiliate KTVB reported. The elder Finlayson broke his left arm and leg. He also started to lose blood because of gash in his shin. “At first I was freaking out a little bit, but after...
  • Jorge Ramos: Latinos Won't Forget Trump Promoting Bigotry And Hatred

    08/30/2015 2:11:08 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 105 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | August 30, 2015 | Pam Key
    Sunday on “This Week With George Stephanopoulos,” while discussing his confrontation with Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump last week at a press conference, Univision anchor Jorge Ramos said next year at the polls Latino voters “won’t forget,” Trump “promoting in his speeches bigotry and hatred.”
  • Massachusetts health insurance costs set to rise by 6.3 percent in 2016 (Gruber'ed!)

    08/30/2015 2:05:02 PM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 10 replies
    Mass Live ^ | 08/30/2015 | Shira Schoenberg
    Around 300,000 people in Massachusetts will see their health insurance costs rise by an average of 6.3 percent in the first quarter of next year. --snip-- The 6.3 percent average base rate increase is the highest first-quarter increase since 2011.
  • Jeb pushes back on Trump comments: Mexican immigration rate ‘basically flat’

    08/30/2015 2:03:41 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 56 replies
    The Hill ^ | 8/30/15 | Mark Hensch
    Former Gov. Jeb Bush (R-Fla.) said on Sunday that GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump is mistaken for blaming the immigration crisis on Mexico. Bush added that most of the nation’s influx of illegal immigrants is actually coming from Central America instead. “Right now the number of Mexicans crossing the border is basically flat,” he told host John Catsimatidis on “The Cats Roundtable” on AM 970 in New York. “The immigrants that are crossing legally or illegally in both cases are from Central America now,” he said. “It changes.” “What shouldn’t change is our commitment to respecting the rule of law...
  • [VANITY] Firearms advice needed

    08/30/2015 2:01:04 PM PDT · by PinkChampagneonIce · 105 replies
    There is no better place to come for expert advice on firearms than FR! I am thinking of buying my first firearm. I want it for concealed carry, for self-defense, so I want it small. I have done some research and the Smith & Wesson Centennial Airweight Model 642 looks good to me. Am seeking any and all advice/comments. I have small hands, and not a lot of upper body strength. Thanks!
  • QUESTION for HIKERS: I-PAD or I-PHONE

    08/30/2015 2:00:12 PM PDT · by Yosemitest · 74 replies
    Aug 30, 2015
    I want to know what is best to use for a long hike, the I-Phone or the I-pad. I have NOT owned or used either. I want to be able to make and receive phone calls, access the internet, shoot video, edit video, and load video. I'd prefer the larger screen in the I-Pad Mini over the I-Phone, but I also need to be able to make and receive calls, and I'm not sure if the I-Pad Mini can receive calls. If you have experience with both, please let me know the advantages and disadvantages of each. I also...
  • Jeb: Trump’s Wall Won’t Work

    08/30/2015 1:53:56 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 96 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 8/30/15 | Pam Key
    After talking to mayors and law enforcement on the Texas-Mexico border, Bush said, “What they said is a wall doesn’t work. It just doesn’t work. You can’t build a wall on the rugged terrain that exists there.” He continued, “What Donald Trump is proposing is a wall that can’t be built. And if it was to be built it would be hundreds of billions of dollars. He wants everybody to be deported which will tear family life asunder
  • Mary Matalin: Trump Wrong, Jeb Is an 'Energizer Bunny'

    08/30/2015 1:50:23 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 91 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 8/30/15 | Greg Richter
    GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump has an electable message, but is dead wrong on calling rival Jeb Bush "low energy," says Mary Matalin, a longtime political adviser to the Bush family. "Donald Trump can say whatever he wants to say about Jeb, but saying that he’s low-energy is wrong because the guy is an Energizer Bunny," Matalin said Sunday on "The Cats Roundtable" on AM 970 in New York. Bush has a record as a conservative governor in Florida that is often overlooked by people who compare him to his father, former President George H.W. Bush, and his brother, former...
  • The anti-Trump angst grows

    08/30/2015 1:49:25 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 77 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | August 30, 2015 | Jennifer Rubin
    Republican operatives, insiders affiliated with no campaign and donors with whom Right Turn spoke last week are not pleased about the state of the GOP race. They will say something like: “Yeah, it’s early. Yeah, Rudy Giuliani never became president. But still.” They will tell you public polling is exaggerated, although internal polling shows him leading. They are angst-ridden over Donald Trump’s staying power, but more than that, the inability of the other candidates to respond effectively and present themselves as an effective alternative. These Republicans, on one hand, despair that an egocentric bully with no discernible political principles should be...
  • "The Big Broadcast" Live Sunday 8/30 7-11pm est

    08/30/2015 1:46:23 PM PDT · by Vision · 14 replies
    WAMU ^ | 8/30/15 | Ed Walker
    Friends, it's Sunday night again and time to relax. Warm up the tubes for another 4 hours of classic radio Americana. Listen LiveInfo *tonight's show will be available at the "Info" link starting tomorrow.Official OTR blog of "The Big Broadcast" thread: http://kallmansalley.com/
  • How 'Fear the Walking Dead' Can Avoid 'The Walking Dead's' Early Mistakes

    08/30/2015 1:45:40 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 39 replies
    Forbes ^ | Paul Tassi
    As we head into the second episode of Fear the Walking Dead on AMC, the show is already a runaway success. It shattered both live ratings and DVR records for a cable show, and has likely secured itself a lifespan past the initial two seasons that have already been greenlit. I quite liked the pilot, which was slower paced than the original Walking Dead, and managed to capture more of a sense of rising tension. You only saw two or three zombies over the course of the evening, yet that was in many ways more terrifying than the type of...