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  • Planned Parenthood Travesty - The Archdiocese Of Washington Makes Its Mind Known

    08/27/2015 7:18:47 PM PDT · by markomalley · 1 replies
    The Archdiocese of Washington has made a statement regarding Planned Parenthood's sale of babies whom they have murdered. Click on the player to hear one of their spokespeople speak of the concern that the chancery has regarding this matter. (audio at link) That's about the size of it! Two weeks ago the Catholic Standard buried this blurb towards the back of the print edition when the first few videos were released. Today I received the August 27th edition. Bearing in mind that this is the first edition out since the massive Planned Parenthood protests this past Saturday, with 70 thousand...
  • Exclusive: GOP Leadership Ignores Immigration Entirely in Town Hall Talking Points

    08/27/2015 7:14:02 PM PDT · by MichelleWSC3 · 9 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 27 Aug 2015 | Julia Hahn
    Republican legislators have gotten their messaging instructions from their top leaders: Tout unpopular free-trade measures during the August recess, ignore popular curbs on the migration that saps Americans’ wages. Breitbart News has exclusively obtained an internal August recess messaging instruction set for Republican legislators produced by Sen. John Thune (R-SD) 52% , who orchestrates the GOP Senators’ PR pitch. This 20-page messaging instruction manual seems to confirm prior reports by Breitbart News that Republican Congressional leadership has no plans to enact popular immigration reforms to curb large-scale migration. Each August, Senators and Congressmen return home to listen to constituents’ concerns...
  • Focus shifts to shared goals with Obama as papal visit nears

    08/27/2015 7:13:14 PM PDT · by SaveFerris · 8 replies
    MyWay News ^ | Aug 27, 3:13 AM (ET) | By JOSH LEDERMAN
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Sweeping into office in 2009, President Barack Obama captured near rock-star status around the world among millions who saw him as the embodiment of a new sense of social purpose. Now, that baton has largely been passed to Pope Francis, whose visit to the White House next month will put his common cause with Obama on vivid display. Obama has made no secret of his affection for the outspoken pope, calling him a "transformative leader" whose influence has transcended the Roman Catholic community. The pope has embraced many of the issues Obama has sought to advance, including...
  • Archbishop Chaput Chastises Critics of Organizing Team for World Meeting of Families

    08/27/2015 7:10:41 PM PDT · by marshmallow
    Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia has denounced two activist Catholic groups that called attention to connections between officials of the World Meeting of Families (WMOF) and politicians who support legal abortion. The WMOF will be held in Philadelphia in September, with an appearance by Pope Francis as the highlight. In preparation for the event, the Philadelphia archdiocese assembled a team of organizers, including both full-time executives to arrange the events and community leaders to serve in advisory or honorary roles. The Lepanto Institute and ChurchMilitant.com issued reports earlier this week, revealing that Robert Ciarrufoli, the head of the WMOF leadership...
  • Planned Parenthood admits it manipulates rules on fetal organ sales to maximize profit

    08/27/2015 7:06:26 PM PDT · by markomalley · 5 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 8/27/15 | Valerie Richardson
    In a letter to Congress intended to defend its practices and attack its hidden-video critics, Planned Parenthood wound up lending credence to accusations that it manipulates rules on selling fetal organs to maximize profit. Cecile Richards, president of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, admitted in an 11-page letter Thursday that its affiliates have accepted payments ranging from $45 to $60 “per tissue specimen” from abortions, but said that they were reimbursements to cover costs, which federal law allows. But she also said that “adjustments that facilitate fetal tissue donations rarely occur at our few clinics that offer women this...
  • Independents Don’t Trust or Like Hillary Clinton

    08/27/2015 7:02:46 PM PDT · by markomalley · 6 replies
    Big Government ^ | 8/27/15 | Mike Flynn
    While the political world waits for the increasingly likely entry of Vice President Joe Biden into the presidential race, a new Quinnipiac poll points to an even more serious challenge facing Hillary Clinton. She is deeply unpopular with Independent voters, who don’t trust her.Hillary is still popular with Democrats and continues to post a strong lead in the race for the Democrat nomination. Less than 30 percent of Independents, though, have a favorable impression of Clinton. Just over 60 percent have an unfavorable view of her. Fewer than 1-in-10 Independents aren’t sure how they view her, meaning she will have...
  • Old Women Battle With Razor, Pepper Spray On JetBlue Flight

    08/27/2015 7:00:44 PM PDT · by markomalley · 23 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 8/27/15 | Blake Neff
    Two people have been arrested and two others hospitalized in New York after a passenger spat between two women on a plane escalated into a bruising battle involving a razor blade and pepper spray.It all started Wednesday, when JetBlue Flight 690 arrived at JFK International Airport from Kingston, Jamaica. According to the New York Post, 61-year-old Jean Ballentine grew restless waiting to disembark from the plane and decided to simply clamber over fellow passenger Mary Cannady, 52, who was sitting in an aisle seat.That was a mistake.Cannady shoved Ballentine away, and Ballentine apparently retaliated by punching Cannady in the face,...
  • New Anthem for Conservatives?

    08/27/2015 6:58:31 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 10 replies
    iOTWREPORT ^ | 8-27-2015 | Claudia
    August 27, 2015New Anthem for Conservatives? by Claudia Working on my computer, I listen to music. While reading the posts on iOTWr, sputtering and letting my blood pressure rise because of the idiocy of the left and GOPe (like I did a few days ago), this song started playing: I Don’t Care Anymore by Phil Collins from 1983.The lyrics struck a chord in me – I don’t care anymore what you say.Both Democrats and RINOs, along with all the Social Justice Warriors, Perpetually Offended, PC Police, Perversion Purveyors, and For-Your-Own-Good Busybodies, tell us we are racist, homophobic, haters, intolerant, stupid...
  • Rubio tears into 'extremist' Hillary over 'terrorist groups' attack

    08/27/2015 6:56:56 PM PDT · by markomalley · 7 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 8/27/15 | Al Weaver
    Florida Sen. Marco Rubio shot back at Hillary Clinton Thursday evening after the Democratic front-runner compared the 2016 Republican field to "terrorist groups" over their stances on abortion. Rubio, who along with Jeb Bush and John Kasich was named directly by Clinton in her attack, told radio host Hugh Hewitt that the attack was "par for the course" for Clinton. He also blasted the former secretary of state for her "extremist views" regarding women's issues — specifically, abortion. "It's par for the course with her," Rubio said. "She's a failing candidate, has no credibility, being exposed for being deceitful on...
  • MARCO RUBIO OPPOSED TO ANY EFFORT AGAINST BIRTHRIGHT CITIZENSHIP

    08/27/2015 6:54:38 PM PDT · by gwgn02 · 21 replies
    TheRightScoop ^ | 8.27.2015 | TheRightScoop
    RINO Hugh Hewitt put the big question to Marco Rubio that conservatives are voraciously debating at the moment – does he support efforts to repeal the Fourteenth Amendment as it’s been understood for decades? RINO Rubio follows many other GOP candidates’ response which is that if we simply enforce the laws as they stand now, we don’t need to change birthright citizenship. But repealing it by repeal or statute is a terribly popular idea among the conservative base, and his numbers are slipping, so it may be an existential question for him. And he answered in the negative.
  • Donald Trump says he and Ted Cruz are planning a protest in D.C. over the Iran nuke deal

    08/27/2015 6:50:14 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 7 replies
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FHZ_e0bOAao ^ | August 27, 2015 | MSNBC News video copied by The Blaze Now YouTube account
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FHZ_e0bOAao
  • The Raspberry Pi is succeeding in ways its makers almost imagined

    08/27/2015 6:49:38 PM PDT · by markomalley · 17 replies
    The Register ^ | 8/27/15 | Mark Pesce
    “Grandpa is getting pretty old. Out there all alone on that farm, he has no one to look in on him, just to see if he’s ok. He’ll use the landline, but he’s beyond of the range of mobile, and he’s never been really great with computers. No Skype or emails. Grandpa does have internet. So I built this for him.”The girl points down to a small box with a few wires coming out. “I can bring up a web browser, and take photos inside grandpa’s house. Has he moved his coffee cup today? Is the telly on? At least...
  • Tardy more than 100 times, N.J. teacher can still keep job

    08/27/2015 6:48:20 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 6 replies
    — An arbitrator used scathing language to describe the conduct of a public school teacher who has been late to work several dozen times in the last two years but also rejected the district's attempt to fire him, according to a ruling in a tenure hearing reached earlier this month. Arnold Anderson, a teacher at Roosevelt School, was late 46 times in the most recent school year through March 20, and another 65 times in the previous school year, according to the text of the arbitrator's decision, which was filed Aug. 19.
  • Planned Parenthood Audit Rejected

    08/27/2015 6:47:09 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/27/15 | Douglas Gibbs
    Sanger's vision of genocide through abortion is not only being carried out, but it has expanded into an evil that cases like Kermit GosnelL California State Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez, R-Lake Elsinore, requested an audit of Planned Parenthood. Her request was a response to videos by a pro-life organization using undercover style reporting revealing Planned Parenthood officials discussing selling the body parts of aborted babies on the black market. She intended that the audit of California’s Planned Parenthood locations would ensure the organization is not illegally profiting from the donation of aborted baby tissue. Her request was rejected by a State...
  • Ebeneezer Biden: Better at Giving Away Your Money Than His

    08/27/2015 6:43:54 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 1 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/27/15 | William Kevin Stoos
    Another Hugh Betcha/Stoos Views Exclusive..... —Satire Recently, Ace Reporter Hugh Betcha—named Univision’s “Most Trusted Conservative Reporter, 2015,” and MSNBC’s “Reporter We Would Most Like to Hang Out With, 2015” overheard a discussion in the ObamaMedia about Republican politicians’ charitable giving habits. Since liberal politicians are so caring for the poor, since Hillary is taking a nose dive in the polls, and kindly Uncle Joe Biden is about to enter the race for President, Hugh decided to explore the would-be Democrat standard bearer’s history of charitable giving. Certainly his private giving must match his avowed love of and desire to help...
  • Confessions Of A Closet Trump Supporter

    08/27/2015 6:43:44 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 15 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 08/27/2015 | CHARLOTTE LAWS
    “Who do you support for President?” I asked my mom and her husband, both lifelong Democrats who live on the East Coast. “Donald Trump” was their answer. “Really?” I replied, almost dropping my “Make America Great Again” hat. Actually, I don’t own a “Make America Great Again” hat, but I was flabbergasted by their answer, partly because they tossed it out in a casual and gutsy way as if they did not fear repercussions. Weren’t they worried about being called “racist,” “sexist,” “insane,” “stupid,” or (even worse) “Republican”? It was as if they had turned into mini-Trumps themselves: audacious, loud...
  • Hunger by Government Definition Is “Food Insecure”

    08/27/2015 6:41:50 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/27/15 | Dr. Ileana Johnson Paugh
    With all these food and nutrition programs in place, why are American citizens falling through the cracks of hunger, nutrition, and need? Why is the nation as a whole deemed obese? As liberals complain that people are going hungry and the first lady transforms the school lunch fare to “healthy” offerings nobody seems to like, the federal government is spending plenty on “domestic food assistance to provide food for the hungry and other vulnerable populations in this country.” According to the Congressional Research Service, there are many agencies that offer food assistance to the needy in this country, citizens, non-citizens,...
  • Sure doesn't look like Hillary is dropping out of the race! The comeback wife?

    08/27/2015 6:41:08 PM PDT · by Cats Pajamas · 16 replies
    Theories?
  • Quote of the day... (Ecumenical Thread)

    08/27/2015 6:40:07 PM PDT · by NRx · 2 replies
    The Sayings of the Desert Fathers | 08-27-2015 | St. Xanthias
    “A dog is better than I am, for he has love and does not judge.” + St. Xanthias
  • EXCLUSIVE: GOP LEADERSHIP IGNORES IMMIGRATION ENTIRELY IN TOWN HALL TALKING POINTS

    08/27/2015 6:39:33 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 16 replies
    Breibart ^ | August26,2015 | by JULIA HAHN
    Republican legislators have gotten their messaging instructions from their top leaders: Tout unpopular free-trade measures during the August recess, ignore popular curbs on the migration that saps Americans’ wages. Breitbart News has exclusively obtained an internal August recess messaging instruction set for Republican legislators produced by Sen. John Thune (R-SD)52% , who orchestrates the GOP Senators’ PR pitch. This 20-page messaging instruction manual seems to confirm prior reports by Breitbart News that Republican Congressional leadership has no plans to enact popular immigration reforms to curb large-scale migration. Each August, Senators and Congressmen return home to listen to constituents’ concerns and...
  • The Children of Illegal Immigrants Are Not Born American Citizens

    08/27/2015 6:39:12 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/27/15 | Tim Dunkin
    Anchor Babies, Common Law, The Constitution, Eliminate birthright citizenship for the children of illegal immigrants Once again, Donald Trump has managed to open up a robust national discussion about an issue that up to this point had been largely ignored by the political class. This time, the discussion is about so-called “birthright citizenship,” the idea that whenever a foreign national (regardless of legal status and with a very few exceptions) has a child on American soil, this child automatically becomes an American citizen from birth. This approach to citizenship has been the de facto (though not de jure) approach to...
  • Former Fed Official’s Sage Comments: Investors ‘hooked on the heroin of quantitative easing’

    08/27/2015 6:37:53 PM PDT · by SkyPilot · 12 replies
    Economic Collapse News ^ | 26 Aug 15 | Andrew Moran
    Former Dallas Federal Reserve President Richard Fisher made sound remarks when discussing the current market meltdown with CNBC on Tuesday. Although he is incorrect in his assertion that the United States central bank will do what’s right for the national economy and avoid monitoring daily activity reports, he was right that investors are addicted to easy money from quantitative easing, otherwise known as QE. “I don’t think there is a single member of the FOMC that’s going to react to one day’s market activity,” Fisher told the business news outlet. “Nobody on that committee would like to see that continue,...
  • More than 80% of healthcare IT leaders say their systems have been compromised

    08/27/2015 6:31:37 PM PDT · by markomalley · 4 replies
    Computerworld ^ | 8/27/15 | Lucas Merian
    Eighty-one percent of healthcare executives say their organizations have been compromised by at least one malware, botnet or other kind of cyberattack during the past two years, according to a survey by KPMG.The KPMG report also states that only half of those executives feel that they are adequately prepared to prevent future attacks. The attacks place sensitive patient data at risk of exposure, KPMG said.The 2015 KPMG Healthcare Cybersecurity Survey polled 223 CIOs, CTOs, chief security officers and chief compliance officers at healthcare providers and health plans.Sixty-six percent of the IT executives at healthcare plans who were surveyed said they...
  • US reports unusual spike in human plague cases

    08/27/2015 6:28:55 PM PDT · by Smokin' Joe · 12 replies
    Yahoo! news ^ | August 25, 2015 | AFP
    An unusually high number of cases of human plague have been recorded by US health authorities since April -- 11 in all, with three of them fatal, officials said Tuesday. "It is unclear why the number of cases in 2015 is higher than usual," the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. The CDC said that having 11 cases in just the past four months is unusual...
  • Trump Praises His Sister, a Pro-Abortion Extremist Judge

    08/27/2015 6:25:03 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 56 replies
    National Review ^ | August 27, 2015 | Ramesh Ponnuru
    Trump Praises His Sister, a Pro-Abortion Extremist Judge by Ramesh Ponnuru August 27, 2015 Donald Trump told Mark Halperin yesterday that his sister, a federal judge, would be a “phenomenal” Supreme Court justice. He also said that “we will have to rule that out now, at least.” If he ever becomes president, let’s hope he rules it out permanently. Maryanne Trump Barry came up in my book The Party of Death for writing one of those heated judicial decisions in favor of giving constitutional protection to partial-birth abortion. She called a New Jersey law against it a “desperate attempt” to...
  • "There's No Such Thing as Moderate Islam": An Iraqi Priest Describes the Christian Genocide

    08/27/2015 6:24:23 PM PDT · by markomalley · 6 replies
    Rorate Caeli ^ | 8/27/15 | Padre Douglas al Bazi
    "THERE'S NO SUCH THING AS MODERATE ISLAM"Padre Douglas al Bazi recounts the Christian Genocide in Iraq Matteo MatzuzziIL FOGLIO August 26th 2015“Wake up! The cancer is at your door. They will destroy you. We, the Christians of the Middle East are the only group that has seen the face of evil: Islam”. ***Rome. “Please, if there’s anyone who still thinks ISIS doesn’t represent Islam, know that they are wrong. ISIS represents Islam one hundred percent.” Father Douglas al Bazi, an Iraqi Catholic parish priest in Erbil, raised his voice during an intervention at the Meeting in Rimini, with a choice...
  • Archbishop: 'True Intention Behind' Push for Same-Sex Marriage is 'Imposition of Totalitarianism"

    08/27/2015 6:24:08 PM PDT · by xzins · 17 replies
    CNS ^ | August 27, 2015 | Mark Judge
    Archbishop Anthony Sablan Apuron of Agana, Guam has posted a message on his archdiocesean website stating that the “true intention” behind the push for same-sex marriage “has always been about the destruction of the family and the imposition of a totalitarian system.” The archbishop also predicted the next step in the process would be to use the education system so “that our children, your children, will be forced to assimilate to this pattern of non-gender.” “It is important to understand that the political pressure to push the agenda for same sex ‘marriage’ has never been about gay rights; the true...
  • About 3,000 Rescued, 55 Dead in Mediterranean Yesterday

    08/27/2015 6:19:53 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 3 replies
    gCaptain ^ | August 27, 2015
    Rescuers saved about 3,000 migrants but found more than 50 dead on boats near the coast of Libya on Wednesday, the Italian coast guard said. Tens of thousands of people, mainly from Africa and the Middle East, have put to sea this year in the hope of reaching Europe, often dangerously packed into small vessels that were never designed to cross the Mediterranean.
  • Trump, Carson Lead Minnesota 'Corn Poll'

    08/27/2015 6:16:14 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 3 replies
    KSTP.com ^ | 8/27/15 | Tom Hauser
    It's been a long-standing tradition at the Iowa State Fair, but now you can cast your kernels for presidential candidates at the Minnesota State Fair. The early front runners in the unscientific poll at the Minnesota Republican Party booth are Donald Trump, Ben Carson and Carly Fiorina. "Anybody can stop by our booth and and cast a vote for whoever their favorite candidate is," GOP Party Chair Keith Downey said. If you make a donation or sign up to support the GOP, voters get a small cup full of corn kernels they can distribute among as many of the candidates...
  • Blast off: Shaky Jeb Bush campaign ready to soar thanks to coveted Eric Cantor endorsement

    08/27/2015 6:14:19 PM PDT · by markomalley · 37 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 8/27/15 | Allahpundit
    I feel like we’re going to find out six months from now that Trump bribed Cantor to do this. Eric Cantor, former House majority leader, will endorse Jeb Bush on Thursday evening and will be named a Virginia state co-chair of his presidential campaign, Republican sources tell POLITICO.Cantor was courted intensely by other candidates. Cantor retains a strong political network in Virginia, a key primary and swing state. And he has enviable connections among Jewish business leaders who can be key supporters and donors…A Cantor source said: “They have known each other for a long time, speak regularly and have...
  • Cheating the Cheaters=> Ashley Madison Used Fake Female Profiles – 31 Million Men and Only...

    08/27/2015 6:09:42 PM PDT · by markomalley · 40 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 8/27/15 | Jim Hoft
    It was a sausage fest. Almost all of the Ashley Madison female profiles were faked. Only 12,000 of the 5.5 million women listed at the site were real. It was all faked.Gizmodo reported: When hacker group Impact Team released the Ashley Madison data, they asserted that “thousands” of the women’s profiles were fake. Later, this number got blown up in news storiesthat asserted “90-95%” of them were fake, though nobody put forth any evidence for such an enormous number. So I downloaded the data and analyzed it to find out how many actual women were using Ashley Madison, and who...
  • Hizbullah planner of ’96 Khobar Towers bombing arrested in Beirut

    08/27/2015 6:04:47 PM PDT · by Larry - Moe and Curly · 10 replies
    World Tribune ^ | 8/27/15 | Special to WorldTribune.com
    The mastermind of the 1996 Khobar Towers terrorist attack that killed 19 Americans has been captured, U.S. and Saudi officials said on Aug. 26. The arrest of Ahmed al-Mughassil, who was described by the FBI in 2001 as the leader of the armed wing of the Saudi Hizbullah group, was one of the FBI’s most-wanted terrorists. The arrest concluded a nearly two-decade manhunt.
  • Slain TV reporter's boyfriend asks for dialogue over gun violence

    08/27/2015 5:59:58 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 74 replies
    CNN.com ^ | 08/27/2015 | Ben Brumfield, Eliott C. McLaughlin and Catherine E. Shoichet, CNN
    (CNN)One day after reporter Alison Parker, 24, and her cameraman, Adam Ward, 27, were gunned down on live television in Roanoke, Virginia, Parker's boyfriend said merely remembering their lives is not enough. "There needs to be some action that is taken out of an event like this -- out of an event like Sandy Hook, like Charleston, like Aurora, Colorado... where these things just don't occur anymore," Chris Hurst told CNN on Thursday, citing a litany of American gun violence. "We need to have a substantive conversation on what is going on in America that is allowing evil to continue...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Just Hangin' Cafe ~ 28 August 2015

    08/27/2015 5:58:45 PM PDT · by beachn4fun · 55 replies
    August 27, 2015 | Canteen Crew
    FR CANTEEN MISSION STATEMENT Showing support and boosting the morale of our military and our allied military and the family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. FReeper Canteen Just Hangin' Cafe Come on in, we're open Need a place just to hang out? This is it. We serve coffee, tea, conversation and music. Our AWESOME military, our AWESOME allies, and their families are welcomed and honored here. No worries in the FReeper Canteen Just Hangin' Cafe. Grab a cup and start a conversation. You never know who you might meet in the Cafe. Glad you could...
  • Donald Trump: Tax the rich more [and middle class less]

    08/27/2015 5:58:23 PM PDT · by WilliamIII · 42 replies
    Gant Daily ^ | Aug 27 2015 | CNN
    Donald Trump is finally showing us more of his economic plan beyond the “Make America Great Again” slogan on his red hat. America has now learned: — He wants to tax the rich more and the middle class less. — He wants to lower corporate taxes. — He wants to cut government spending and stop raising the debt ceiling. “The hedge fund people make a lot of money and they pay very little tax,” Trump said in an interview Wednesday with Bloomberg. “I want to lower taxes for the middle class.”
  • Understanding Anti-Government Protests in Brazil

    08/27/2015 5:57:59 PM PDT · by juliosevero
    Last Days Watchman ^ | Julio Severo
    Understanding Anti-Government Protests in Brazil By Julio Severo Economic crisis produces protests. In Brazil, at least, the motivation behind protests has been, as reported by Reuters, “a sluggish economy, rising prices and corruption.” Sadly, the protests have not been against the abortion and homosexual agenda, whose government obsession to impose it should be a top priority in the concerns of a Christian people. In the early 1980s, Brazil had one of the biggest debts in the world and the commonest word in the Brazilian news was IMF (International Monetary Fund). Prices were skyrocketing. Inflation was the daily friend of...
  • Planned Parenthood Video Wars: Abortion Empire Strikes Back

    08/27/2015 5:57:36 PM PDT · by markomalley · 2 replies
    National Catholic Register ^ | 8/27/15 | Peter Jesserer Smith
    Planned Parenthood is launching a counterattack to defend itself in the wake of increased pressure on its public image and government funding sources due to a series of undercover videos exposing its abortion business. Since July 14, the Center for Medical Progress has released eight videos — edited versions accompanied by full footage and transcripts — centered on Planned Parenthood’s role in procuring fetal tissue and body parts from aborted children to companies that process them for scientific researchers. The videos feature frank discussions with Planned Parenthood officials about the abortion industry almost never seen in public discourse on abortion....
  • ‘No Shaking’ on Sodomy [Nigerian bishops: "The culture of same-sex marriage is alien...]

    08/27/2015 5:53:35 PM PDT · by markomalley · 11 replies
    Church Militant ^ | 8/27/15 | Ryan Fitzgerald
    The Nigerian bishops won't budge in their firm stance against same-sex "marriage." That's the latest word from Abp. Ignatius Kaigama, president of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of Nigeria and leader of the Jos archdiocese. He told a recent Catholic assembly in his archdiocese, "The culture of same-sex marriage is alien to our understanding of the family and should not be imposed on Nigerians." These words were met with heavy applause. The archbishop then shifted to Nigeria's Same-Sex Marriage Prohibition Act, which took effect in 2014. He is an ardent supporter of it, and at the time he lauded Nigeria's president,...
  • Anchors Away: Ridiculous to believe that the 14th Amendment was intended for children of illegals

    08/27/2015 5:52:59 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 08/27/2015 | Jan LaRue
    “Bin Laden 2016” raises the question: Does “birthright citizenship,” regardless of parentage, qualify one to become president of the United States? Now that I have your attention, let’s consider a logical consequence of the current policy of the U.S. government, granting “birthright citizenship” to a child born in the United States of illegal immigrants, otherwise known as an “anchor baby.” Section I of the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution states: “All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside.” At...
  • Dow up as China admits propping up currency

    08/27/2015 5:52:47 PM PDT · by SkyPilot · 2 replies
    WND ^ | 27 Aug 15 | Jerome R. Corsi
    U.S. stocks rallied again Thursday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average closing at 16,654.77, up 369.26 points, as the Chinese government admitted intervening in foreign currency markets to prop up the value of the yuan. The communist government also admitted simultaneously intervening in the Chinese stock market to halt further declines. The average investor got a second breather this week as the Dow gained back Wednesday and Thursday the 1,000 points lost in opening trading Monday in a roller-coaster market that shows no signs of stabilizing. Market Watch reported the Treasury market, a comfortable haven for many nervous investors,...
  • Margaret Sanger’s National Portrait Gallery Bust Should Go — But Not (Merely) because She Was Racist

    08/27/2015 5:50:27 PM PDT · by markomalley · 5 replies
    National Review ^ | 8/27/15 | Ian Tuttle
    Via the Washington Examiner: About two dozen anti-abortion leaders and pastors, most of them black, gathered in front of the National Portrait Gallery Thursday morning to protest its display of a bust of Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger. Chanting “you must remove the bust,” E.W. Jackson and other black activists argued that various writings and statements by Sanger prove she was a racist white supremacist who doesn’t deserve to be honored alongside civil rights leaders such as Martin Luther King, Jr. and Rosa Parks. “If Margaret Sanger had her way, Rosa Parks and MLK would never have been born,” said...
  • Vanity. "Ask Donald Trump"

    08/27/2015 5:47:31 PM PDT · by Zeneta · 21 replies
    Me | 08/27/2015 | Zeneta
    Dear "The Donald", I love what you have brought to this election and I wish you well. There is however a few questions that I'd like you to address in your business mind, from your gut. Yes, no, or we need to look deeper into that, are all acceptable answers. I'd like to get a deeper understanding of who I may be supporting in this upcoming election. Best regards.
  • Breaking: Federal court blocks EPA rule on waterways

    08/27/2015 5:47:30 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    Hotair ^ | 08/27/2015 | Ed Morrissey
    It hasn’t been a good month for the EPA. A few weeks ago, EPA engineers accidentally breached a mine dam and polluted waterways in southwestern Colorado and northern New Mexico, after having bullied the landowner to access the mine. Ironically, their new rule that expands their authority by redefining the legal term “navigable waterways” was about to take effect tomorrow. A federal judge in North Dakota shut that down this afternoon, ruling that the EPA had exceeded its authority and jurisdiction from Congress: A federal judge in North Dakota on Thursday blocked a new Obama administration rule that would...
  • Man proposes to his boyfriend in Texas Methodist Church that prohibits gay marriage - and gets...

    08/27/2015 5:45:01 PM PDT · by Morgana · 52 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | 27 August 2015 | Catherine Townsend For Dailymail.com
    FULL TITLE: Man proposes to his boyfriend in Texas Methodist Church that prohibits gay marriage - and gets a standing ovation from the congregation A Texas man gave his boyfriend a proposal to remember when he got down on one knee in front of the entire congregation at their local Methodist Church – receiving a standing ovation in the process. Trevor Harper, 36, and Davis Covin, 30, who live in Austin, have been dating since 2006 and have been proud and active members of the First United Methodist Church of Austin for the past two years. Mr Harper said the...
  • The long, slow death of the rule of law in America

    08/27/2015 5:39:09 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 38 replies
    OC Register ^ | Aug. 27, 2015 | TROY SENIK
    The most disturbing aspect of the scandal around Hillary Clinton’s use of a private e-mail server during her tenure as secretary of state is not the former first lady’s penchant for secrecy. What’s truly unsettling is that it has been widely taken as read among both the media and the general public that Mrs. Clinton will likely avoid serious legal consequences for her behavior because the Justice Department is ultimately answerable to President Obama – and Democrats will not use the instruments of government to destroy one of their own. Whether that eventually proves true, the sentiment itself reveals a...
  • WATCH: Trump Is Teaming Up With Another 2016 Candidate To Fight Obama In A BOLD Way (Ted Cruz)

    08/27/2015 5:38:21 PM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 31 replies
    Western Journalism ^ | August 27, 2015 at 4:58pm | Randy DeSoto
    They are doing "something very big" within the next two weeks in Washington. -- This could be interesting.
  • Cable News Ratings for Wednesday, August 26, 2015 (Vanity: Megyn ratings down 13% from Mon)

    08/27/2015 5:35:51 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 71 replies
    TV By The Numbers ^ | 8/27/15 | Amanda Kondolojy
    Monday FOXN KELLY FILE, THE 3,096,000 Persons 2+ Wednesday FOXN KELLY FILE, THE 2,705,000 Persons 2+ Kelly has lost 13% of her audience since Monday. This translates into a loss of 391,000 viewers so far this week. CNN ratings are up 22% in Megyn's time slot since Monday. More bad news for Ailes, Megyn, Rupert, Jeb and Jorge.
  • Are You a Pro-Life American? This is How Hillary Just Compared You to a Terrorist…

    08/27/2015 5:33:37 PM PDT · by Morgana · 7 replies
    .ijreview.com ^ | 8.27.2015 | Joe Perticone
    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton pulled out all the stops to discredit her 2016 Republican presidential challengers during a speech in Cleveland, Ohio, on Thursday. Discussing the issue of women’s health care, Clinton compared pro-life members of the Republican party to radical Islamic terrorists: “Now, extreme views about women, we expect that from some of the terrorist groups, we expect that from people who don’t want to live in the modern world, but it’s a little hard to take from Republicans who want to be the president of the United States.” Clinton added that “we are going forward, we...
  • Democrats Lead Most General Election Matches in NH

    08/27/2015 5:32:15 PM PDT · by BigEdLB · 10 replies
    PPP ^ | 8/27/15 | Tom Jensen
    Democrats lead 14 out of 15 of the general elec tion match ups we tested in the state. The strongest Republican is John Ka sich, who leads Hillary Clin ton 43/41. While the rest of the Republican hopefuls trail w ith independents, Kasich ties her with them at 38%. And Kasich is also winning over 14% of the Democr atic vote to Clinton's 10% of Democrats. 2 other Republicans come close to Clinton in the state. He r lead over Donald Trump is just 2 points at 46/44, and her advantage over Carly Fiorina is 3 poi nts at 45/42.
  • Oh boy, I would pay to see Obama get one of these...

    08/27/2015 5:30:20 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 5 replies
    American Irony ^ | 8-27-15 | The Looking Spoon