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  • BREAKING: COPS: NYT Reporter Who Published #DarrenWilson Address Calling Cops Nonstop

    11/28/2014 5:08:35 PM PST · by Kevin in California · 29 replies
    Gotnews ^ | 11-28-2014
    The New York Times journalist who published Darren Wilson’s home address wants police protection and has been calling the police nonstop, Gotnews.com has learned. Julie Bosman “keeps calling the 020th District station complaining about people harassing and threatening her,” our source told us. She’s also “complaining about numerous food deliveries being sent to her residence.”
  • The Today Show’s war on the truth- and on Darren Wilson

    11/28/2014 5:05:52 PM PST · by Starman417 · 2 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 11-28-14 | DrJohn
    I cannot stand the Today Show. I cannot stand the execrable hosts. It used to be a news show back when I grew up, but today it is anything but. You no longer can discern where the Today Show ends and where The View and Entertainment Tonight begin. They've all morphed into the same thing. In no way can any of them be considered "news" or "informative." Woe unto those who watch The Today show and think otherwise. It is the very definition of one sided. The Today Show description says this: NBC News pioneered the morning news program when...
  • UN Torture Watchdog Slams US for Police Brutality

    11/28/2014 5:00:27 PM PST · by Citizen Zed · 9 replies
    Voice of America ^ | 11-28-2014
    The United Nations Committee Against Torture urged the United States to investigate police abuse, as protests continue over a grand jury decision not to charge a white police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black teenager in the U.S. state of Missouri. In a report released Friday, the U.N. committee said it is concerned about "numerous reports" of police brutality and excessive use of force, in particular against minority racial and ethnic groups. It described police shootings or fatal pursuits of unarmed black individuals as "frequent" and "recurrent." Jens Modvig, one of the panel's 10 independent experts, said U.S....
  • Get Out the Vote: So the Illusion of Democracy Will Live On-Part I (Screed of the Day)

    11/28/2014 4:52:48 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 2 replies
    The Political Junkies for Progressive Democracy ^ | November 9, 2014 | Mickey Walker
    By the time this piece goes to press, America, for better or worse, will have a newly elected majority of Republicans sitting in the US Senate. Or at least that’s what the smart money, the boys in the back room say about how this 2014 off-year election will go down. So how do they know? Well there are several touchstones to tell us. Litmus paper tests to tell which way the wind will blow, you know? Polls they’re called. The public will. The voters’ choice. And why not? Ain’t that what democracy’s all about? Before the election, pollsters gather information...
  • Obama Contends He Has Shown Restraint on Immigration [satire]

    11/28/2014 4:41:37 PM PST · by John Semmens · 4 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 28 Nov 2014 | John Semmens
    President Obama characterized GOP critics of his Executive Order granting new rights to illegal immigrants as "excessively whiny. I've been really quite restrained compared to what I could have done." To help illustrate his self-imposed mercy, the President reminded his critics that "President Lincoln was far harsher with his critics than I have been. Hundreds of men were summarily arrested and their property confiscated for their criticism of his actions to suppress the secessionist movement. I have, as yet, done nothing of a similar nature, though my advisers tell me I'd be within my rights to do so." "Neither have...
  • Georgie Ann Geyer On Immigrants

    11/28/2014 4:28:20 PM PST · by Tom D. · 1 replies
    November 25, 2014 ^ | Georgie Ann Geyer
    Immigration to American shores is in the newspapers and on television every day now, and many Americans doubtless believe they know what this bedeviling problem is really about. They would feel secure, for instance, in endorsing these common beliefs about the mass movements of people across U.S. borders:
  • Homeless Woman's Stun Gun Spurs 2nd Amendment Case

    11/28/2014 4:27:47 PM PST · by Mean Daddy · 20 replies
    ABC News ^ | 11/28/2014 | DENISE LAVOIE
    Jaime Caetano was beaten so badly by her ex-boyfriend that she ended up in the hospital. So when a friend offered her a stun gun to protect herself, she took it. Caetano, who is homeless, never had to use it but now finds herself at the center of a contentious Second Amendment case headed to the highest court in Massachusetts. The Supreme Judicial Court is being asked to decide whether a state law that prohibits private citizens from possessing stun guns infringes on their right to keep and bear arms. In an unusual twist, the court is also being asked...
  • The World's Oil Giants Got Crushed (stocks)

    11/28/2014 4:20:56 PM PST · by dynachrome · 22 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 11-28-14 | MYLES UDLAND
    On Thursday, oil prices crashed. And on Friday, shares of oil companies around the world followed suit. Here were some of the biggest losers on Friday: BP (BP), down 5% Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A), down 6% Total (TOT), down 5% Statoil (STO), down 14% Exxon Mobil (XOM), down 5% ConocoPhillips (COP), down 9% Marathon Oil (MRO), down 13% Occidental Petroleum (OXY), down 7%
  • UK University Rejects Pro-Abortion Bullying

    11/28/2014 4:17:59 PM PST · by Enza Ferreri · 1 replies
    Enza Ferreri Blog ^ | 28 November 2014 | Enza Ferreri
    Younger generations are fighting back. Yesterday, the Cardiff University Students' Union, in Wales voted down a motion that would have made the Students' Union officially pro-choice and effectively banned pro-life activities. Clauses within the motion included preventing "affiliated societies and groups from taking part in anti-choice protests or rallies outside of abortion clinics and under the banner of the student’s union," with another part saying: "Any information about abortion or contraception disseminated, distributed or presented in union or university buildings must be unbiased and not shame those who choose to have abortions, and must be academically referenced."The motion would...
  • Pregnant woman loses eye after police shoot bean bag at her [Ferguson]

    11/28/2014 4:13:47 PM PST · by grundle · 30 replies
    KMOV ^ | November 27, 2014 | Adam McDonald
    FERGUSON, Mo. (KMOV.com) -- This St. Louis woman’s picture and story has spread through social media, she’s now ready to talk about what happened to her shortly after the grand jury announcement was made in the death of Michael Brown. Dornella Conners is now blind in her left eye and can hardly see out of her right eye after her and her boyfriend, De’Angelas Lee, stopped at a gas station in the 10000 block of Halls Ferry in north St. Louis County early Tuesday morning. Conners says as she and her boyfriend were driving away from the station multiple police...
  • Dozens Arrested (Including Santa Claus) At Walmart Black Friday Protests (Wal-Mart supports GOP?)

    11/28/2014 4:11:50 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    PoliticusUSA - Real Liberal Politics ^ | November 28, 2014 | Jason Easley
    The biggest Black Friday protest ever hit Walmart today, and so far dozens of people who are calling on Walmart to pay their employees a living wage have been arrested. Santa Claus was also cuffed and taken away in California. Protests were scheduled today at 1,600 Walmart stores in 49 states, by workers and their supporters who are demanding that the nation’s largest private employer pays their workers a living wage. According to OUR Walmart, 11 workers and supporters were arrested at the store located outside of Chicago, and 35 Walmart protesters were arrested in Sacramento, CA, including the world’s...
  • Revealed: Vladimir Putin Plotting To Invade Europe

    11/28/2014 4:04:07 PM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 32 replies
    International Business Times - Australia ^ | 11/28/2014 | Athena Yenko
    Russian President Vladimir Putin has a concrete plan of invading Europe, taking it under his total rule. The covert plot was exposed by Germany's well-known newspaper, the BILD, citing credible sources from the intelligence community. Mr Putin's grand plan was reportedly outlined in a supposedly classified document titled "Putin: the new leader of international conservatism." The blueprint was drafted by Moscow's Centre for Strategic Communications...
  • Unarmed White Teen Gunned Down by Black Cop… Where’s the Outrage?

    11/28/2014 3:57:23 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 19 replies
    Recently an 18-year-old University of South Alabama student, Gil Collar, was shot and killed by a campus police officer. At the time of the shooting, the student was under the influence of LSD and exhibiting erratic behavior around the campus police station.
  • Bill Cosby cooperated with tabloids to spike accuser's story

    11/28/2014 3:51:13 PM PST · by Brother Cracker · 14 replies
    foxnews ^ | November 28, 2014
    Bill Cosby testified under oath in 2005 that he gave the National Enquirer an exclusive interview about looming sexual-assault accusations by a Canadian woman against him in exchange for the tabloid spiking a second accuser's story. Excerpts released Wednesday of Cosby's deposition from a civil lawsuit filed by Andrea Constand quote Cosby as saying he feared the public would believe her sexual-assault accusations if the Enquirer published similar claims by Beth Ferrier. Both women accused Cosby of drugging and molesting them. "Did you ever think that if Beth Ferrier's story was printed in the National Enquirer, that that would make...
  • Pro Gun Candidate Questions Late-Night Turnaround In Montana’s Hd 94 Race

    11/28/2014 3:45:59 PM PST · by marktwain · 7 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 28 November, 2014 | Gary Marbut
    Voter Fraud AmmoLand Gun News MISSOULA, MONT. --(Ammoland.com)- Independent House District 94 candidate Gary Marbut has filed a lawsuit in Missoula District Court questioning county-created ballots posted late on election night that turned the election in favor of his opponent.In question are two small posts totaling 192 votes that were applied to the HD 94 race, at 11 PM on election night and 2 AM the next morning, that changed the outcome of the race. Two professional statisticians have examined this data and assert that there is less than a .00017% chance that these late ballots came from the same...
  • Landrieu demands Cassidy produce disputed LSU timesheets

    11/28/2014 3:36:32 PM PST · by jazusamo · 34 replies
    The Hill ^ | November 28, 2014 | Jonathan Easley
    Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.) is demanding Rep. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) bring time sheets for work he performed at Louisiana State University to their Monday debate after allegations surfaced that he wrongly billed the school while a member of Congress. Landrieu appeared briefly on a conference call with reporters Friday to call on Cassidy to bring 63 months of records to their debate “to explain this situation and put it to rest.” A spokesman for Cassidy said LSU would have to provide those records. “Senator Landrieu is still failing to produce any evidence of her ludicrous claims,” the spokesman told The...
  • Greenfield: Friday Afternoon Roundup - Thankful Without a Mandate

    11/28/2014 3:30:05 PM PST · by Louis Foxwell · 3 replies
    Sultan Knish blog ^ | Friday, November 28, 2014 | Daniel Greenfield
    Friday, November 28, 2014 Friday Afternoon Roundup - Thankful Without a Mandate Posted by Daniel Greenfield @ the Sultan Knish blog I recently appeared on Jamie Glazov's show to discuss some recent events involving Islamic terrorism. NO ONE'S FAULT A diplomatic mission was slapped down in the middle of a city controlled by terrorists. The diplomatic mission was left mostly undefended, despite multiple requests by everyone in Libya right up to the deceased ambassador, except by a militia gang linked to Al Qaeda which wasn’t getting paid. At a time when the State Department was spending fortunes on bad art,...
  • Lessons from the Church of Satan

    11/28/2014 3:29:00 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 4 replies
    Christianity Today ^ | 11/10/14 | Alissa Wilkinson
    Today I read, with interest, the interview that Gawker did about film with Peter H. Gilmore, High Priest of the Church of Satan.... It seems the Church of Satan has a list of recommended films on their website—here it is—and the folks at Gawker got interested in why these films are on the list. Which is a reasonable question, given the list includes some expected picks (The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, Evilspeak, Nosferatu, Rosemary's Baby) and some unexpected ones (everything from All the King's Men to Bladerunnner to The Treasure of the Sierra Madre and Willy Wonka and the Chocolate...
  • Jeff Sessions Targeted by His Own Party

    11/28/2014 3:16:40 PM PST · by Rufus2007 · 24 replies
    Lagniappe ^ | November 27, 2014 | Jeff Poor
    WASHINGTON — Earlier this month, the midterm elections swept Senate Republicans back into power for the first time since 2006. Things had been looking pretty rosy for conservatives. It appeared to be the beginning of the reversal and another repudiation of President Barack Obama’s policies. Sure, it’d be a tough fight, but without a Democratic Senate to run interference, Obama would be put into the uncomfortable position of being forced to compromise. ...more...
  • The 2016 spotlight turns to Texas (A March 1st primary?)

    11/28/2014 2:55:41 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    The Texas Tribune's TribTalk Blog ^ | November 28, 2014 | Jim Henson and Joshua Blank
    With the 2014 election now in the history books, the reality is that the 2016 campaign is upon us. And you can expect Texas to get more time in the spotlight now that the 2016 GOP presidential primary is a main attraction. Four candidates with direct or indirect connections to the Lone Star State are on most early lists of top potential candidates: Gov. Rick Perry, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz and two scions of families with strong Texas ties — U.S. Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky, the son of former Texas Congressman (and frequent presidential aspirant) Ron Paul, and...
  • AFL-CIO Supports Black Friday Strikes Against Walmart

    11/28/2014 2:44:39 PM PST · by mdittmar · 17 replies
    NPR ^ | November 28, 2014 | Doreen McCallister
    The day after Thanksgiving is traditionally one of the busiest shopping days of the year. Bargain hunters heading to Walmart, in addition to looking for holiday deals, may find workers participating in Black Friday Strikes.Since 2012, Our Walmart, which is an employee labor group, has been staging strikes on the day after Thanksgiving.
  • I Hated the Idea of Becoming Catholic

    11/28/2014 2:33:31 PM PST · by NYer · 94 replies
    Aleteia ^ | JUNE 20, 2014 | ANTHONY BARATTA
    It was the day after Ash Wednesday in 2012 when I called my mom from my dorm room at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and told her I thought I was going to become Catholic. “You’re not going to become Catholic, you just know you’re not Southern Baptist,” she said. “No, I don’t think so.” A pause. “Oh boy,” she sighed. I started crying. I cannot stress enough how much I hated the idea of becoming Catholic. I was bargaining to the last moment. I submitted a sermon for a competition days before withdrawing from school. I was memorizing Psalm 119...
  • Gunman Dead After Shots Fired at Police HQ, Mexican Consulate in Austin

    11/28/2014 2:32:55 PM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 17 replies
    NBC ^ | 29 Nov 2014 | Alastair Jamieson, Alexander Smith and Jason Cumming
    Gunman Dead After Shots Fired at Police HQ, Mexican Consulate in Austin By Alastair Jamieson, Alexander Smith and Jason Cumming A veteran Austin police officer putting away horses for the night was able to stop a gunman rampaging through the city's downtown early Friday — ending the suspect's 10 minutes of terror before anyone was hurt, authorities said. But police are trying to determine whether the shooter, who had been driving around the Texas capital, was killed during a gunfight with the officer or if he took his own life.
  • Abortionist: Late-Term Abortion is a “Good Parenting Act” to “Reduce Suffering”

    11/28/2014 2:28:35 PM PST · by Morgana · 12 replies
    Life News ^ | 11/28/14 | Life Dynamics
    An abortionist who travels to a clinic in Albuquerque, New Mexico has called killing a pre-born child in the womb a “good parenting act” in an effort to explain why she performs abortions weeks after most states restrict the procedure. Abortionist Susan Robinson tells GritTV’s Laura Flanders that she lives in California but travels to Albuquerque, New Mexico where she is one of only a few abortion doctors willing to kill babies in the later stages of pregnancy. In the interview, which focuses on her role in the abortion documentary film After Tiller, Flanders asks abortionist Robinson what types of...
  • Somebody is going to win the White House in Election 2016

    11/28/2014 2:21:52 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 47 replies
    Politics Examiner Blog ^ | November 28, 2014 | James George
    Will it be Democrats or Republicans who have “national appeal”? Do any of these 13 Republicans have a chance? Jonathan Easley put them out there in an article in The Hill this morning just as the National Politics Examiner published a list of Democrats. See the story link below. Let’s analyze the Easley list. He begins by positioning what are identified as the “big three”: Paul, Christie, and Bush. As porkers go, Paul doesn’t have a chance as Christie and Bush win the weigh in. Bush’s heaviness is as much of a concern as Hillary’s age, maybe. Christie loses on...
  • At issue: $35K grant from Catholic group to pro-'gay' clergy

    11/28/2014 2:16:41 PM PST · by Gamecock · 7 replies
    onenewsnow.com ^ | November 28, 2014 | Charlie Butts
    ...the Catholic Campaign for Human Development is providing a $35,000 grant to the Coalition. "[The Northwest Bronx Community and Clergy Coalition is] actively engaged in the promotion of homosexuality activism,"..."It's pushing this thing called the Gay-Straight Alliance [and] it actually formed its own Gay-Straight Alliance through one of its projects.
  • Walmart Black Friday Protests Hit Major Cities With Calls For '$15 And Full Time'

    11/28/2014 2:16:10 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 45 replies
    The Huffington Post ^ | November 28, 2014 | Dave Jamieson
    WASHINGTON -- Dirk Rasmussen had Friday off and could have slept in if he wanted to. Instead, the Maryland resident and Teamster rose early and drove to downtown Washington, eager to join a post-Thanksgiving protest against Walmart. "Our local [union] president encouraged us to take part," said Rasmussen, 58, who works in a lumber and building-supply warehouse. "I raised eight children on a Teamsters benefit package and Teamsters wage. I'm a firm believer in collective bargaining, and I'm very concerned about the security of this next generation." Black Friday may be most famous for doorbuster shopping deals, but among progressives...
  • Hungary's Orbán admits he had "uneasy" moments with Putin

    11/28/2014 2:13:32 PM PST · by Tailgunner Joe · 3 replies
    portfolio.hu ^ | November 24, 2014
    Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has given an interview to Germany newspaper Handelsblatt. According to an abridged version of the interview available online, the PM talked about Ukraine, saying that Hungary needs a neighbour that separates it from Russia. Kiev, however, cannot yet stand on its own feet. That is why a sovereign Ukraine is needed Orbán underlined that it is Hungary’s interest to always have something between itself and Russia and this something could be a sovereign Ukraine. "The country [Hungary] had shared a border with the Soviet Union before and it took a long time before it could...
  • Get Your 'Ready for Hillary' Hanging Ornament!

    11/28/2014 2:13:14 PM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 49 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Leftists looking for the perfect ornament to adorn their trees need look no further. "Ready for Hillary" ornaments are now available! I got the good news via email today from RFH. Says the promo: "Embellish your Support! Hang this elegant, gold-finished aluminum ornament proudly. Comes in a black velveteen pouch." And at only $35, a steal!
  • Walmart hit with protests on Black Friday

    11/28/2014 2:12:39 PM PST · by mdittmar · 19 replies
    CNNMoney ^ | November 28, 2014 | Katie Lobosco
    It's becoming a tradition for Black Friday shoppers to find not just deals, but protests at some Walmart stores. This year, some of the biggest demonstrations took place outside Walmarts in Chicago and Washington D.C., as well in cities in California, Washington, Texas and New Jersey. At a store in North Bergen, N.J., about 75 protesters marched around the parking lot. They carried signs that read: "People who work deserve a living wage" and "Shame on Walmart." At times they chanted: "Walmart, your kingdom must come down." Most of them were not Walmart employees but are asking the company to...
  • Marijuana Dispensaries Are Celebrating Black Friday, Too

    11/28/2014 2:08:30 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    Slate's Moneybox Blog ^ | November 28, 2014 | Laura Bradley, intern
    For shoppers of age in Colorado and Washington state, the most novel deal this Black Friday isn’t a gadget like the iPhone 6. If what they’re looking for is relaxation, they’re in luck: For their first Black Friday ever, recreational marijuana dispensaries in those states are offering some great deals on weed. “This is one of the first times in the nation that we’re going to be able to do such crazy discounts and specials on marijuana products, and have people 21 years or older be able to come in and join the festivities,” says John Satterfield, a distribution worker...
  • Why Do British Royals Refuse To Visit Israel?

    11/28/2014 1:53:46 PM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 38 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 11/28/2014 | Elliot Abrams
    The bizarre story of the refusal of British royals to visit Israel, while they are constantly in the Arab world, continues. I wrote about this phenomenon here, last February, when Prince Charles visited Saudi Arabia. As I noted then, the Queen has never set foot in Israel and Prince Charles set foot there briefly only once, for the Rabin funeral. By contrast, in just the month of November 2014 we found Prince Andrew and Prince Harry at what the Foreign Office must have considered a diplomatic necessity: the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Prince Andrew also visited Saudi Arabia (at the...
  • No Matter What Color You Are

    11/28/2014 1:49:45 PM PST · by Samuel II · 1 replies
    The Steady Drip ^ | July 16 2013 | Samuel II
    However, the solution is available within this very same demographic group. Not everybody is sick. One of the most valuable areas of research for epidemiologists is studying those who don't get sick. How are the functional people in this demographic group behaving? Mostly they succeed because of hard work, good values, and responsible living. And that is a universal recipe for success and is not confined to any demographic group. Those are the nongovernmental solutions that can heal a sick society. Blaming the pathology on other people is not a solution. Blaming the pathology on history is not a solution.
  • Cyanide killed hospital employee, official says

    11/28/2014 1:48:08 PM PST · by wtd · 5 replies
    AP ^ | 11/28/2014 56 minutes ago | Joe Mandak
    Cyanide killed hospital employee, official saysPITTSBURGH (AP) — A University of Pittsburgh Medical Center employee found dead at work earlier this month was killed by cyanide poisoning, but the medical examiner who made the determination Friday said it's too soon to know whether the death was a suicide, a homicide or an accident.
  • Singapore: A Remarkable Free-Market Success Story

    11/28/2014 1:43:39 PM PST · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 28, 2014 | Daniel J. Mitchell
    I’ve written about the success of Hong Kong (particularly when compared to nations such as Cuba, France, and China), but haven’t paid as much attention to Singapore. But it’s time to correct that oversight. I’m motivated to write about Singapore because of a story that reveals one of the unique features of that jurisdiction: The bureaucracy gets monetarily rewarded if the economy prospers. Here are some passages from a Bloomberg report.
  • St. Michael the Gentle Giant, patron saint for the Racially Aggrieved

    11/28/2014 1:29:25 PM PST · by Kaslin · 42 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 28, 2014 | D. W. Wilber
    As Americans sat down to enjoy their Thanksgiving Day repast and give thanks for all the blessings bestowed upon them by this great land in which we live, many in Ferguson made the trek to a small memorial decked out in flowers and teddy bears. A memorial to St. Michael the Gentle Giant, located not in a large cathedral but on a minor side street of this St. Louis suburban community. Around the country people have been expressing their feelings of devotion for St. Michael, who it almost seems is quickly overshadowing the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King as...
  • 'I'm Lost Now': Can Ferguson's Businesses Ever Rise From Rubble?

    11/28/2014 1:17:57 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 94 replies
    NBC News ^ | 11/28/2014 | BILL BRIGGS
    It will be a quiet Black Friday on Ferguson's West Florissant Avenue. The modest commercial strip that runs through the heart of the embattled city has been devastated by rioting and looting. Now, a haze of doubt hangs over many workers and merchants there who wonder whether their businesses can survive the terrible toll — and the fear of possible uprisings to come. Some retailers, like Mohamad Yaacoub, have been slammed twice by violence. His store, Sam's Meat Market, was looted in August after unarmed, 18-year-old Michael Brown was fatally shot by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson. On Monday night,...
  • Enviro Meltdown Over “Unpatriotic” and “Irrational” Republicans

    11/28/2014 1:16:07 PM PST · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 28, 2014 | Michael Schaus
    Uh oh… The evil, hate filled, GOP now has control of the US Senate. Clearly the world will soon end. (Lucky for me, I have stocked up on guns and ammo… So I’m feeling better prepared than my Diana DeGette-loving neighbor.) Ben Adler, the former Newsweek.com editor, was among the more frantic examples of post-election meltdown. Appearing somewhat like Chris Matthews during a Republican victory, Ben scrambled to express his frustration at conservative gains with over-the-top rhetoric. He even went so far as to say that conservatives should not be mistaken for “rational human beings” or “patriotic Americans”.Super classy. Adler insisted...
  • Lessons from the Ferguson Fiasco

    11/28/2014 1:15:37 PM PST · by NaturalBornConservative · 6 replies
    Natural Born Conservative ^ | November 28, 2014 | Larry Walker II
    "But the wisdom that comes from heaven is first of all pure; then peace-loving, considerate, submissive, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial and sincere." - James 3:17 (NIV)- By: Larry Walker II - It was back in the late 90's when a good friend of mine, an old Air Force veteran named Dan, relayed to me that he had recently killed a young Black male at a bus stop. When I first heard this I was shocked and in disbelief. Old Dan must have been close to 70 years old at the time, his body riddled with cancer, brain...
  • Nancy Grace Goes Off on Darren Wilson: ‘It Doesn’t Add Up!’

    11/28/2014 1:10:57 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 93 replies
    Mediaite ^ | November 26, 2014 | Matt Wilstein
    Nancy Grace joined CNN’s Brooke Baldwin to discuss the Ferguson grand jury decision Wednesday afternoon and she had a lot to say about Officer Darren Wilson’s version of the story, which has finally come out through his testimony and interviews. According to her, the whole thing “doesn’t add up.” “When people say, it does not add up, I will tell you what doesn’t add up, these photos,” Grace said, holding up copies pictures of Wilson’s face after the shooting. “I’ve looked at a them, I’ve studied them, and I was expecting to see his face mangled.” She added, “He doesn’t...
  • The Truth [Full-blown surrender of the GOP to Barack Obama]

    11/28/2014 1:10:09 PM PST · by EternalVigilance · 23 replies
    Redstate ^ | Nov. 28, 2014 | Erick Erickson
    I will keep nothing from you. Today, let me share with you the truth. Republicans will not stop Barack Obama’s executive overreach. In fact, while you were enjoying your Thanksgiving there were a number of stories out that the Republican leadership wants to give its members an opportunity to express their outrage and opposition. Expression is not action. They will take no action to stop the President. In fact, a few days ago the House Appropriations Committee tried to convince everyone they do not even have the power to stop the President. Congress’s own research service disagrees. But Republicans have...
  • Writer-Teacher Slain In Oakland Park Where He Loved To Hike

    11/28/2014 1:04:43 PM PST · by Main Street · 36 replies
    sfgate.com ^ | November 26, 2014 | Kurtis Alexander
    A 60-year-old man found shot to death in the Huckleberry Botanic Regional Preserve was a longtime writer, editor and English teacher who loved to hike in the Oakland hills park, his wife said Wednesday. David Robert Ruenzel of Oakland was found on a park trail by a woman who had reported hearing gunshots about 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to the East Bay Regional Park Police Department. Investigators said they were looking into whether Ruenzel had been killed during a robbery....He was also an award-winning writer and editor at Teacher Magazine. Most recently, Ruenzel worked at the Bill and Melinda Gates...
  • FDA weighs lifting ban on blood donations from gay men

    11/28/2014 12:59:23 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 56 replies
    The Hill ^ | November 28, 2014 | Sarah Ferris
    Advisers for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will meet next week to decide whether gay men should be allowed to donate blood, the agency’s biggest step yet toward changing the 30-year-old prohibition. If the FDA accepts the recommendation from its advisory board, it would roll back a policy that has faced mounting criticism from LGBT advocates and some members of Congress for more than four years. “We’ve got the ball rolling. I feel like this is a tide-turning vote,” said Ryan James Yezak, an LGBT activist who founded the National Gay Blood Drive and will speak at next week’s...
  • Agency: $443,000 on Gruber analysis of Obamacare in Wisconsin long spent

    11/28/2014 12:56:40 PM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 8 replies
    The Wisconsin Reporter ^ | 11-25-14 | M. D. Kittle
    MADISON, Wis. — The “architect” of Obamacare who suggested the “stupidity of the American voter” helped pass President Obama’s signature health-care reform law hauled in $200,000 from Wisconsin taxpayers for his analysis of the potential costs and impacts of the Affordable Care Act on the Badger State, according to the state Department of Health Services. In total, taxpayers spent $443,718 for MIT economist Jonathan Gruber and a firm to analyze the actuarial and economic impacts of the Affordable Care Act on Wisconsin health insurance markets, according to records obtained by Wisconsin Reporter. The remaining $243,718 went to Gorman Actuarial LLC,...
  • Darren Wilson's gun was NOT tested for Michael Brown's fingerprints [Title truncated]

    11/28/2014 12:54:14 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 37 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 11/27/2014 | By TED THORNHILL
    Serious errors in the handling of the Michael Brown shooting have been exposed by the grand jury files on the case, including Darren Wilson's gun not being tested for fingerprints – and the officer washing blood off his hands. A 12-person jury, after hearing more than 70 hours of testimony from 60 witnesses, ruled that Officer Wilson will not have to stand trial over the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. However, in the thousands of pages of evidence released to the public afterwards were glaring examples of crime scene protocol not being followed. One of Officer...
  • Terrorism Risk Insurance: Providing for the Common Defense

    11/28/2014 12:51:56 PM PST · by Kaslin
    Townhall.com ^ | November 28, 2014 | Peter Ferrara
    Sometimes, those attacking America seem to understand our economy and the source of our power better than we do ourselves. Terrorists plot big, jarring attacks, in part hoping the spin off effects will cascade throughout our economy, pyramiding the ultimate costs. When terrorists hijacked airliners and crashed them into the World Trade Center towers, they were hoping not just to murder a few thousand innocent Americans, but to bring down the entire, world leading American economy as well. And they could have, without some careful, pro-growth, national economic policies in response. The hijacking of three, American jumbo jet airliners on...
  • SALLY KOHN: What white people need to know, and do, after Ferguson

    11/28/2014 12:51:38 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 77 replies
    The Washington Post's PostEverything Blog ^ | November 28, 2014 | Sally Kohn
    <p>Benefiting from white privilege is automatic. Defending white privilege is a choice.</p> <p>In the days before the grand jury’s decision in Ferguson, when Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon decided to impose a pre-emptive state of emergency, a white relative posted on my Facebook page, “Better to be prepared for the worse, than to have racially charged riot. [sic] At that point, no one cares what your political view points are, who you married or what God you pray too, only that you are White and you are Wrong.” This essay is for my cousin and every other white person who is well meaning but somehow feels hopelessly polarized in a racially polarized debate. It doesn’t have to be that way.</p>
  • Ray Rice Wins Appeal, Can Return to NFL

    11/28/2014 12:49:00 PM PST · by Perdogg · 31 replies
    Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice has won the appeal of his indefinite suspension against the NFL and is eligible to return immediately, according to people familiar with the matter. Rice, who was indefinitely suspended in September after new evidence emerged in his domestic-violence case, can sign with a team immediately, though it isn’t clear if a team will do so with just a month left in the season. Rice was cut by the Ravens in September. The appeal was heard by Barbara Jones, a former U.S. District Court judge.
  • Veterans Slam Obama's Leadership On Iraq (What Leadership?!!!)

    11/28/2014 12:41:38 PM PST · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 18, 2014 | Matt Vespa
    Veterans Day has come and gone, but the Media Research Center’s Dan Joseph had just one question to ask the Iraq War veterans: How do they feel about the Obama administration’s decision to pull all combat troops out of Iraq. In short, they weren’t pleased at all. One veteran called the president a “moron,” and that his friends who died over there would be rolling in their graves over Obama’s decision to withdraw from Iraq and end combat operations. Others also voiced their opposition to the decision, noting that there’s a reason why civilian control of the military comes with...
  • Ferguson Protesters Take Over Water Tower Plaza, Urge Black Friday Boycott

    11/28/2014 12:38:52 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 35 replies
    Newsradio WBBM-FM ^ | November 28, 2014 | Mike Krauser
    CHICAGO (CBS) – Dozens of activists staged a demonstration Friday morning at the Historic Chicago Water Tower on Michigan Avenue, calling for a boycott to protest the controversial grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri. With anger still simmering over the grand jury’s refusal to charge Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson with any crime for fatally shooting Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, protests have continued throughout the week across the U.S. Protesters have called for a boycott of Black Friday shopping, in an effort to call attention to what they called the inherent injustice of capitalism. “We’re in a system...