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  • [Catholic Caucus] Saint John Cantius, Confessor (Gueranger)

    10/19/2017 10:22:55 PM PDT · by CMRosary
    White Double KENTY, the humble village of Silesia which witnessed the birth of St. John, owes its celebrity entirely to him. The canonization of this holy priest, who in the fifteenth century had illustrated the university of Cracow by his virtues and science, was the last hope of expiring Poland. It took place in the year 1767. Two years earlier, it was at the request of this heroic nation that Clement XIII had issued the first decree sanctioning the celebration of the feast of the sacred Heart. When enrolling John Cantius among the saints, the magnanimous Pontiff expressed in...
  • Bush Bucks: How Public Service and Corporations Helped Make Jeb Rich

    10/19/2017 10:15:18 PM PDT · by Be Careful · 2 replies
    WND ^ | 11/6/15 | Jerome Corsi
    In the eight years since he left the Florida governor’s mansion, Jeb Bush has raked in nearly $30 million. Who paid him and for what? And what “services” did Bush perform for those who gave him millions?
  • Mandalay Bay Won’t Rent Vegas Shooter’s Infamous Suite Again

    10/19/2017 10:03:33 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 3 replies
    New York Post ^ | October 19, 2017 | Chris Perez
    The Mandalay Bay suite that Stephen Paddock was holed up in during the Las Vegas massacre will be shuttered indefinitely as hotel employees work to preserve evidence related to the shooting, a report says. MGM Resorts International, which owns and operates the resort and casino, announced Thursday that they had no plans to rent the 32nd-floor room following the deadly events on Oct. 1. SNIP “We have no intention of renting that room.” SNIP
  • James Woods Goes On A Twitter Rant Targeting Frederica Wilson And The Democratic Party

    10/19/2017 9:59:17 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies
    The Inquisitr ^ | October 19, 2017 | Damir Mujezinovic
    With almost a million Twitter followers, Hollywood actor James Woods is perhaps one of the most prominent openly conservative celebrities. His social media following is huge and his tweets often echo the thoughts, views, and attitudes of the right-wing part of his loyal fan base. The actor doesn’t shy away from openly expressing his views, which sometimes prompts him to go on full-blown Twitter rants. His most recent targets? Hillary Clinton, Barrack Obama, Frederica Wilson, the Democratic Party, and the mainstream media. Woods’ Twitter feed is currently exploding, with his fans cheering him on and retweeting his thoughts. Mr. Woods,...
  • Disabled Chinese Space Lab Likely to Crash to Earth in Coming Months

    10/19/2017 9:58:18 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 3 replies
    CBC ^ | Oct 19, 2017
    8-tonne Tiangong-1 not expected to pose threat when it re-enters Earth’s atmosphere between now and AprilA defunct, yacht-sized Chinese space lab is expected to fall out of orbit and crash to Earth in the coming months. China launched the eight-tonne Tiangong-1 satellite in 2011. Tiangong means "Heavenly Palace" in Chinese. The satellite, which is 12 metres long and 3.3 metres in diameter, was designed to test technology for a future space station. The Chinese space program used it for a series of spacecraft docking tests and visits from astronauts. The space lab broke down and stopped functioning in March 2016....
  • A Bloody 100th Birthday for the Russian Revolution

    10/19/2017 9:57:06 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 1 replies
    The Stream ^ | 10-19-17 | John Zmirak
    On November 7 the world will mark a grim anniversary: One hundred years since the small but devout faction of Marxists called the Bolsheviks lost a popular election. It was the last one Russia would see for 70 years. Instead of accepting the peopleÂ’s will, the Bolsheviks overthrew that countryÂ’s fledgling provisional government. That revolution unleashed a nightmare: a vicious civil war, the mass killing of clergy and religious believers, the slaughter of businessmen and landlords, and the building of concentration camps, 20 years before Hitler. In a single day, the Bolsheviks were known to boast, they killed more dissidents...
  • Pittsburgh: Student’s mother beats up teacher for disciplining child

    10/19/2017 9:51:03 PM PDT · by BogusTimes · 18 replies
    Bogus Times ^ | 10/19/17 | Kim Parkhurst
    A fourth grade teacher at Pittsburgh King PreK-8 was hospitalized Wednesday after being followed and beaten by a student’s mother after confiscating the child’s cell phone during class. Daishonta Marie Williams, 29, was arrested Thursday morning and charged with aggravated assault, stalking, terroristic threats and recklessly endangering another person.
  • Canada's 'Super Secret Spy Agency' Is Releasing a Malware-Fighting Tool to the Public

    10/19/2017 9:14:32 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 19 replies
    CBC ^ | Oct 19, 2017 | Matthew Braga
    'This is something new for CSE,' says the agency, which is trying to shed its old reputationCanada's electronic spy agency says it is taking the "unprecedented step" of releasing one of its own cyber defence tools to the public, in a bid to help companies and organizations better defend their computers and networks against malicious threats. The Communications Security Establishment (CSE) rarely goes into detail about its activities — both offensive and defensive — and much of what is known about the agency's activities have come from leaked documents obtained by U.S. National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden and published...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 10-20-17, OM, St. Paul of the Cross, Priest

    10/19/2017 9:05:16 PM PDT · by Salvation · 12 replies ^ | 10-20-17 | Revised New American Bible
    October 20, 2017 Friday of the Twenty-eighth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Rom 4:1-8Brothers and sisters:What can we say that Abraham found,our ancestor according to the flesh?Indeed, if Abraham was justified on the basis of his works,he has reason to boast;but this was not so in the sight of God.For what does the Scripture say?Abraham believed God, and it was credited to him as righteousness.A worker's wage is credited not as a gift, but as something due.But when one does not work,yet believes in the one who justifies the ungodly,his faith is credited as righteousness. So also David...
  • ‘I’m Not That Guy,’ Weinstein Blubbered to Employees

    10/19/2017 8:55:53 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 20 replies
    Harvey Weinstein sobbed and pleaded, “I’m not that guy. I’m not that guy,” to an assistant after the first bombshell article on the movie mogul’s sexual harassment allegations came out, according to a new report. But his employees were the ones weeping when a second huge story came out days later — containing rape accusations and audio of Weinstein admitting to groping a model — as they realized they may have unwittingly enabled the predatory producer, the New Yorker reports. “People were having a wave of retroactive memories,” an unnamed staffer tells the magazine. “Some of the stories were within...
  • The Word of God

    10/19/2017 8:52:17 PM PDT · by Salvation · 1 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 10-18-17 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    The Word of God Msgr. Charles Pope • October 18, 2017 • We continue to read from St. Paul’s Letter to the Romans in daily Mass. In today’s reading, we learn that we are justified by faith apart from the Law. The debates about faith and works are often the result of varied interpretations of today’s text.One of the sources of confusion is a failure to understand the deeper point: that we are saved by Jesus Christ. It is by being put into a saving relationship with Him that we are saved. This relationship changes us; it affects what...
  • Canada deploys submarine to Japan for the first time in a half century

    10/19/2017 8:38:06 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 19 replies
    HMCS Chicoutimi crossed the Pacific Ocean and arrived in Yokosuka, Japan on Tuesday evening. Major Travis Smyth confirmed the sub's arrival. The sub's presence "underscores the commitment of the Canadian Armed Forces to the Asia-Pacific region," he said in an emailed statement. This also marks the first time that any of Canada's four Victoria-class submarines have ever entered the Asia-Pacific region. The overseas mission is scheduled to last until March 2018
  • Australian gun advocates raise $21K to help farmer in self-defense fight

    10/19/2017 8:34:55 PM PDT · by Simon Green · 8 replies ^ | 10/18/17 | Andrew Shepperson
    Australian gun rights advocates have raised $21,000 to help a farmer get back his firearms and gun license, which were taken after after he used an unloaded gun to protect his family against a knife-wielding trespasser. David Dunstan encountered the trespasser, who was armed with a knife and wooden club, at the back door of his Riverine property in the eastern state of New South Wales last month, according to a GoFundMe page set up to raise money for the farmer. Dunstan then grabbed his unloaded .22-caliber rifle and was able to ward off the man and convince him to...
  • Transgender woman denied access to Busch Gardens over skirt

    10/19/2017 8:32:57 PM PDT · by Morgana · 51 replies
    wtvr ^ | October 19, 2015 | Jake Burns
    WILLIAMSBURG, Va. -- A transgender woman was denied access to Busch Gardens theme park in Williamsburg because a park security guard deemed her skirt a costume. Bria Gibson's girlfriend was born a male, but identifies as female. The couple went to the park on Saturday to enjoy the Halloween season's Howl-o-Scream event. But their day took a turn as soon as they reached the park's security gate. There, a security guard looked at her girlfriend, who was wearing an ankle length skirt, and began shaking his head, according to Gibson.
  • Boeing Might Include Stealthy Features on Overhauled US Navy Super Hornets

    10/19/2017 8:30:17 PM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 3 replies
    The Drive ^ | OCTOBER 19, 2017 | JOSEPH TREVITHICK
    Boeing has disclosed that the expected service life extension program for the U.S. Navy’s F/A-18E/F Super Hornets could include stealth features and improved avionics and mission systems in addition to a more general airframe overhaul. This more comprehensive update would not only keep the aircraft safely flying at least until 2040, but could potentially make them a capable, but low-cost alternative in many scenarios compared to the service’s up-coming F-35C Joint Strike Fighters or any future sixth generation design. On Oct. 17, 2017, Mark Sears, director of Boeing’s Super Hornet service life modification (SLM) division, told Aviation Week that the...
  • When Will Hollywood’s Dirtiest “Open” Secret Finally Be Exposed?

    10/19/2017 8:25:53 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 11 replies
    New York Post ^ | Oct 19, 2017 | Joe Reid
    In the wake of the ever-unfolding series of accusations and accounts of sexual abuse at the hands of Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, perhaps the biggest scandal has been that Weinstein’s abuse is constantly described as having been an “open secret” in Hollywood for years, maybe decades. While the extent of Weinstein’s monstrous action may not have been available to everyone, again and again we hear from people who had “heard the rumors” about Harvey for years. Yet through a combination of fear, silence, and active accomplices, he was able to continue operating in the film business for years. And while...
  • Five Reasons Why George W. Bush Is the New Jimmy Carter

    10/19/2017 8:12:58 PM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 75 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 19 Oct 2017 | REBECCA MANSOUR
    Former President George W. Bush appears to have discovered a new pastime: virtue-signaling. On Thursday, the 43rd president piously delivered a full beat down on President Trump and the populist and economic nationalist movement that elected him. Bush even traveled from Dallas to New York City to deliver it—just to make sure that nobody in Manhattan missed his message, which basically amounted to: I’m a good guy, unlike you-know-who. So look: I just dumped on Donald Trump! Please like me now, finally! Yes, this is the same Bush who kept silent during the Obama years. But now that a Republican...
  • FLASHBACK: Donald Trump Is Shocking, Vulgar and Right

    10/19/2017 8:03:30 PM PDT · by sparklite2 · 11 replies
    Politico ^ | 1/28/16 | Tucker Carlson
    Pretty embarrassing. And yet they’re not embarrassed. Many of those same overpaid, underperforming tax-exempt sinecure-holders are now demanding that Trump be stopped. Why? Because, as his critics have noted in a rising chorus of hysteria, Trump represents “an existential threat to conservatism.” Let that sink in. Conservative voters are being scolded for supporting a candidate they consider conservative because it would be bad for conservatism? And by the way, the people doing the scolding? They’re the ones who’ve been advocating for open borders, and nation-building in countries whose populations hate us, and trade deals that eliminated jobs while enriching their...
  • San Diego Mother Arrested After Allegedly Selling Drugs to Students at Daughter’s Catholic...

    10/19/2017 7:57:39 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 14 replies
    KTLA ^ | 10/19/2017
    Kimberly Dawn Quach, 48, was arrested at her home at 5700 Aster Meadows Place in Carmel Valley on Sept. 28, according to the San Diego Police Department. She was charged with maintaining a drug house, selling marijuana and narcotics to a minor and child endangerment, police said. Quach is being held at the Las Colinas Detention Facility in Santee, according to the San Diego County Sherriff's Department. Bail was set at $200,000. Authorities are investigating a "guest list," which contains names of students who were invited to a party.
  • Man convicted in plot to behead blogger

    10/19/2017 7:50:58 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 15 replies
    San Jose Mercury ^ | October 18, 2017 | Alanna Durkin Richer
    A man who authorities say fell under the influence of the Islamic State group was convicted Wednesday of plotting to behead a conservative American blogger for organizing a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest. Jurors found David Wright guilty of all charges, including conspiracy to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization and conspiracy to commit acts of terrorism transcending national boundaries. The 28-year-old from Everett, Massachusetts, faces up to life in prison when he’s sentenced in December. Federal officials called Wright’s conviction a victory for America in its fight against terrorism.