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  • Ex-CIA Officer: 'There Are ISIS Sleeper Cells In This Country'

    08/22/2014 9:33:09 AM PDT · by george76
    Newsmax ^ | 21 Aug 2014 | Cathy Burke
    A former CIA officer said Thursday he has no doubt Islamic State (ISIS) sleeper cells are already planted on U.S. soil. ... former CIA officer Bob Baer told the network ISIS is already on this side of the Atlantic. "I have been told with no uncertainty there are ISIS sleeper cells in this country," he said. ... Islamic State fighters suggest their leader, Iraqi Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, is planning something for the West – and that attacks could take place through sleeper cells in both Europe and the United States. “The West are idiots and fools," one fighter taunted, according...
  • The Temptations of Tribalism

    08/22/2014 9:32:10 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 1 replies
    The National Review ^ | August 22, 2014 | Maggie Gallagher
    The one-sided media and the mob aim to beat doubters into silence, but striking back is not the answer. I stayed silent, like a lot of white folks, while events unfolded in Ferguson, Mo. I was flabbergasted at the anger of the protesters and their certainty, which seemed to doubt any narrative but the one presented by the family attorney, who replayed his Trayvon Martin appearance: Brown was “executed in broad daylight.” A young man — not a boy — lay dead in the streets of a quiet suburb that, whatever its flaws, does not fit our usual image of...
  • Ukraine Says Russia Violated Its Border (Aid Convoy Arrives Lugansk Without Permission)

    08/22/2014 9:30:44 AM PDT · by tcrlaf
    WSJ ^ | 8-22-2014 | Anton Troianovski in Kiev, and
    -Kiev Says Crossing of Russian Trucks Without Red Cross Violates Agreement Ukraine charged Russia with violating its borders by driving dozens of trucks into the rebel-held east of the country on Friday, a sharp escalation in tensions after an extended standoff over a large convoy believed to be carrying humanitarian aid that Moscow dispatched last week. Russia's foreign ministry said it sent in the trucks unilaterally because Kiev was deliberately halting the delivery. But Ukrainian officials said trucks had entered Ukraine without being accompanied by the International Committee of the Red Cross, violating a previous agreement. They charged that Russian...
  • Photo Implies ISIS Threat to Chicago

    08/22/2014 9:22:28 AM PDT · by Chgogal · 15 replies
    WGNtv or Channel 9 Chicago ^ | August 21, 2014 | Mark Suppelsa
    There is another chilling Chicago connection in the battle between the US. and extreme Islamic militants isil (ISIS). First there’s the beheading of the journalist who was the Northwestern graduate. Now WGN Investigates has found an online war of words and disturbing images that includes an implied threat to a Chicago landmark building.
  • Russia Moves Artillery Units Into Ukraine, NATO Says

    08/22/2014 9:20:32 AM PDT · by C19fan · 9 replies
    NY Times ^ | August 22, 2014 | Michael R. Gordon
    The Russian military has moved artillery units manned by Russian personnel inside Ukrainian territory in recent days and is using them to fire at Ukrainian forces, NATO officials said on Friday. The West has long accused Russia of supporting the separatist forces in eastern Ukraine, but this is the first time it has said it had evidence of the direct involvement of the Russian military.
  • Wendy Davis is Dodging Big Questions About the Perry Indictment

    08/22/2014 9:18:22 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    The PJ Tatler ^ | August 21, 2014 | Bryan Preston
    Is the political indictment of Gov. Rick Perry already backfiring on Democrat governor hopeful Wendy Davis? Gov. Perry’s official courthouse portrait immediately became the Mugshot Seen ‘Round the World. Instead of becoming a liability, it became a badge of honor. It will probably be on campaign T-shirts, mugs and shot glasses (the Rick Perry “MugShot” is irresistible) before long. Perry followed that visit up with a trip for ice cream, sealing the win on what the Democrats hoped would be a terrible day for him and the beginning of the end of the Perry era. The case itself is already...
  • Police often provoke protest violence, UC (BerZerkely) researchers find (Dripping Sarcasm Alert!!)

    08/22/2014 9:06:47 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 7 replies
    SFGate.com ^ | 8/22/14 | Kurtis Alexander
    The violence that turns a small-town protest into a fiery national spectacle like the one that has played out this month in Missouri is often unwittingly provoked by police, according to researchers at UC Berkeley. The research team, which studied clashes between police and activists during the Occupy movement three years ago, found that protests tend to turn violent when officers use aggressive tactics, such as approaching demonstrators in riot gear or lining up in military-like formations.
  • Wendy Davis Becomes Texas Tribune Nonperson as Campaign Goes Into Perry Indictment Backfire Freefall

    08/22/2014 9:06:43 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 15 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | August 22, 2014 | P.J. Gladnick
    How does a Democrat candidate for the highest office in the state become a nonperson at the "non-partisan" Texas Tribune? When that person's campaign goes into such a freefall that it becomes an embarrassment to even report on it. Such seems to be the case with the Wendy Davis campaign for  governor in Texas. The last time the Texas Tribune directly reported about her was a full week ago on August 15 which not so coincidentally is when the Rick Perry indictment happened. The backlash from that obviously political indictment  which is already falling apart as reported by Bryan Preston...
  • Google Maps Has Been Tracking Your Every Move, And There’s A Website To Prove It.

    08/22/2014 9:03:17 AM PDT · by justlittleoleme · 42 replies
    Junkee ^ | 8/15/2014 | Elizabeth Flux
    Remember that scene in Minority Report, where Tom Cruise is on the run from the law, but is unable to avoid detection because everywhere he goes there are constant retina scans feeding his location back to a central database? That’s tomorrow. Today, Google is tracking wherever your smartphone goes, and putting a neat red dot on a map to mark the occasion. You can find that map here. All you need to do is log in with the same account you use on your phone, and the record of everywhere you’ve been for the last day to month will erupt...
  • Neither war nor riot nor illegal alien surge stays our Golfer-In-Chief from his rounds of golf

    08/22/2014 9:02:02 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 9 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 8/22/14 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    After almost six years of pretending, Barack Hussein Obama has revealed himself to be our Golfer-In-Chief. Presidents, real presidents, are supposed to be the people who make tough decisions sometimes with very little notice. They have to be ready with ideas to safeguard Americans abroad and secure domestic tranquility at home. By these standards Barack Hussein Obama has been a miserable failure. He has continued to do what is wrong so often that only those who will directly benefit by the death march he is putting America through are left to defend him. In our streets his voters who are...
  • Kenyan businessman claims US 'owns' Ebola

    08/22/2014 8:57:35 AM PDT · by Covenantor · 9 replies
    News24 ^ | Aug 22, 2014
    Kenyan businessman claims US 'owns' Ebola Cape Town – A Kenyan businessman has reportedly made claims that the United States government owns the Ebola virus that continues to rock West African countries. According to the Business Daily, Joseph Aura told the High Court in Nairobi that the US had patented the Ebola virus, its vaccine and cure in 2012 and should be compelled to bring the health crisis to a stop. The claim was made in court papers supporting Aura’s request to have the Kenya High Court throw out a case filed by the Consumers Federation of Kenya lobby group...
  • Congressman wants to ban sale of enhanced body armor to civilians

    08/22/2014 8:54:35 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 24 replies
    Guns.com ^ | 8-8-2014 | Chris Eger
    Rep. Mike Honda, (D-CA), has submitted a bill to the U.S. House that would prohibit the sale, use or possession of what he terms military-grade body armor. Honda reasons that this measure would aid law enforcement in taking out an active shooter, since the active shooter wouldn’t be able to obtain body armor. “There is no reason this type of armor, which is designed for warfare, should be available in our communities except for those who need it, like law enforcement,” Honda said in a statement last week. “There’s nothing more dangerous than what a well-armored, unstoppable active shooter can...
  • Ominous Tweet Connects ISIS Threat In Chicago

    08/22/2014 8:53:49 AM PDT · by Beave Meister · 12 replies
    CBS Chicago ^ | 8/22/2014 | John Dodge
    CHICAGO (CBS) — Is the same radical group that executed a U.S. journalist this week making threats in Chicago? An ominous post on Twitter, purportedly from somebody connected with Islamic State, shows a photo of the Old Republic Building, 307 N. Michigan Ave. and the White House. The text reads: #AmessagefromISIStoUS We are in your state We are in your cities We are in your streets You are our goals anywhere. The message seems to imply that Islamic State operatives are in Chicago and other U.S. cities.
  • VANITY: Anybody take the dive in getting a Nissan Leaf?

    08/22/2014 8:50:27 AM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 69 replies
    Me
    So the wife & I are thinking on taking the plunge. I commute about 75 miles a day round trip to work & back. Based on that, I pay over $410 in gas/month on a paid car that is just getting more expensive to maintain. Any other FReepers who are owners care to give your experiences? Is it worth it?
  • Islamic State militants stone man to death in Iraq -witness [for adultery]

    08/22/2014 8:46:09 AM PDT · by markomalley · 10 replies
    Reuters ^ | 8-22-2014
    Islamic State militants in Iraq stoned a man to death in the northern city of Mosul after one of their courts sentenced him to die for the crime of adultery, a witness said on Friday. The stoning, which happened on Thursday, was the first known instance of the punishment by al Qaeda offshoot Islamic State militants in Iraq, although it had been reported previously in Syria. Members of the hardline Sunni group, which seized Mosul in June and also controls swathes of territory in neighbouring Syria, have shot, beheaded and crucified prisoners and blown up and bulldozed Shi'ite mosques.
  • A Wounded Ukraine Volunteer Lies in a Donetsk Prison—Where the Jailer Is Russian

    08/22/2014 8:43:18 AM PDT · by tlozo
    The Wall Steet Journal ^ | Aug. 4, 2014 | Philip Shishkin
    A pro-Russia separatist guards a checkpoint in the eastern Ukrainian village of Rozsypne on Monday. Reuters DONETSK, Ukraine— Oleg Mamiyev, a Russian citizen with a beard and a lazy eye, descended a crooked flight of stairs into a basement on a rebel base here and unlocked a chain-link trapdoor to show off a prisoner. Sitting on a cot that barely fit into his dark nook, the prisoner, Maxim Kucheryavy, was obviously hungry and in pain. A Ukrainian volunteer who wanted to fight pro-Russian insurgents, Mr. Kucheryavy said he had been shot in both legs at point-blank range while unarmed and...
  • Ebola virus suspected after death of man in Donegal who returned from Sierra Leone

    08/22/2014 8:40:13 AM PDT · by Smokin' Joe · 12 replies
    Belfast Telegraph ^ | 21 August 2014 | Eilish O’Regan
    A full-scale health probe is underway in Co Donegal into the death of a man who may have contracted the deadly Ebola virus, Irish health authorities have confirmed. The body of the deceased man has been placed in isolation in Letterkenny hospital after showing possible symptoms of the killer virus. Dessie Quinn (44) returned home from Sierra Leone two weeks ago. Before his death, he was being treated for malaria. A source said the man's body was found this morning and no suspicion of Ebola arose until his death occurred. Laboratory tests, which will confirm if he died from the...
  • They Want Our Guns While Giving Submachine Guns to the USDA

    08/22/2014 8:38:56 AM PDT · by drypowder · 12 replies
    Independent Sentinal ^ | Aug. 21, 2014 | Sara Noble
    We are on a bad path and we need to stop before it goes too far. Our government agencies have become rogue governments-within-a-government, they are now arming themselves and our domestic police forces. At the same time, Mr. Obama is decimating the military. The Business Insider reported that …we produce so much military equipment that inventories of military robots, M-16 assault rifles, helicopters, armored vehicles, and grenade launchers eventually start to pile up and it turns out a lot of these weapons are going straight to American police forces to be used against US citizens. The program Paul is talking...
  • State Department Spokesman Caught in MAJOR LIE about ISIS and Turkey

    08/22/2014 8:31:15 AM PDT · by george76 · 31 replies
    Walid Shoebat ^ | August 21, 2014 | Ben Barrack
    In another heated exchange between State Department spokesman Marie Harf and AP reporter Matt Lee, the issue of whether any governments are funding ISIS / ISIL is proving to be a hot button issue. In this particular exchange, Qatar is the focus but other countries – specifically Turkey – should start getting spotlighted soon. Harf contends that there is “no evidence” of governments funding ISIL but Lee calls her on that assertion based on a quote from President Obama. To say there is “no evidence” that any government is “supporting this group (ISIS)” is a major lie ... Let’s go...
  • Henry Rollins Slams Robin Williams For Suicide: If You Kill Yourself, You “Blew It”

    08/22/2014 8:30:42 AM PDT · by TangoLimaSierra · 24 replies
    The Gossip Cop ^ | 08/21/2014 | Daniel Gates
    Rollins writes, “I am sure some will strongly disagree with what I’m about to say. And I also understand that his personal struggles were quite real. I can’t argue with that.” He adds: “But I simply cannot understand how any parent could kill themselves.”“How in the hell could you possibly do that to your children?
  • Gaza militants kill 18 alleged spies for Israel

    08/22/2014 8:29:22 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 9 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Aug 22, 2014 11:00 AM EDT | Ibrahim Barzak and Daniel Estrin
    Gaza gunmen killed 18 alleged spies for Israel on Friday, including seven who were lined up behind a mosque with bags over their heads and shot in front of hundreds of people. The killings came in response to Israel’s deadly airstrike against three top Hamas military commanders. Hamas media said Friday’s shootings signaled the start of a crackdown, under the rallying cry of “choking the necks of the collaborators.” It was the largest number of suspected informers killed by Hamas in a single day since it seized Gaza by force in 2007. The Al Majd website, which is close to...
  • Catholic Word of the Day: VATICAN SECRET ARCHIVES, 08-22-14

    08/22/2014 8:23:26 AM PDT · by Salvation · 2 replies
    CCDictionary ^ | 08-22-14 | Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary
    Featured Term (selected at random:VATICAN SECRET ARCHIVES Repository of confidential documents of the Holy See, going back to the early centuries. Deterioration of the original papyri, transfers, and political upheavals caused the almost complete loss of the collections earlier than Pope Innocent III. In the fifteenth century the Archives were kept in Castel Sant'Angelo. In 1810, Napoleon ordered the Archives of the Holy See to be transferred to Paris, and though later returned to Rome many documents were lost. The Archives are now housed in a special building off the Piazza of St. Peter's. to the Archives is attached the...
  • Teachers want their money back after UFT backs Sharpton (NYC)

    08/22/2014 8:19:46 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 11 replies
    New York Post ^ | August 19, 2014 | 8:14pm | Joe Tacopino, Jamie Schram and Bruce Golding
    The UFT will pay a heavy price for sponsoring the Rev. Al Sharpton’s anti-cop rally on Staten Island—as a growing number of teachers vow to cancel their contributions to the union’s political action committee. The UFT’s Committee on Political Education, or COPE, raked in more than $6 million between Jan. 1, 2013, and June 30, 2014, according to records filed with the Federal Election Commission. But ever since the union announced its support last week for a protest over the police chokehold death of Eric Garner, hundreds of members have used the UFT’s own Facebook page to publicly sever ties...
  • NY Times/CBS Poll: US Divided Racially on Brown Shooting

    08/22/2014 8:19:44 AM PDT · by rktman · 25 replies
    newsmax.com ^ | 8/22/2014 | Sandy Fitzgerald
    Opinions on the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, are strongly divided among racial lines, the latest New York Times/CBS poll shows, but still most people feel race relations in their own communities are good. However, there is a rising feeling among whites that race relations are troubled, The New York Times reported. The poll also shows that while most whites are reserving judgment over whether police officer Darren Wilson was justified in shooting the unarmed teenager, most black respondents said the incident was unjustified.
  • A compelling argument - Paper says all ivory markets should close

    08/22/2014 8:19:28 AM PDT · by Second Amendment First · 25 replies
    Boulder Daily Camera ^ | 08/22/2014 | Erika Stutzman
    It was quite a spectacle. In November 2013, the Rocky Mountain Arsenal Wildlife Refuge in Commerce City had an enormous, spiky display of tons and tons of elephant tusks and ornately carved ivory icons and knickknacks. Some were aged and discolored; others gleamed exquisitely, fit for long-ago king. Then, the feds smashed the whole pile — six tons in total — into bits. From the tusks to the trinkets, the ivory had been seized over the past two decades by U.S. customs and other authorities and piled up here in Colorado. The pulverizing of the stockpile was to draw attention...
  • Who would be a better Commander in Chief: Muslim B. Hussein Obama or Catholic Joe Biden?

    08/22/2014 8:18:01 AM PDT · by Graewoulf · 28 replies
    Graewoulf | August 22, 2014 | Graewoulf
    The Clinton-Obama Benghazi Rule is as follows: “1.) ALWAYS STAND DOWN WHEN MUSLIMS ATTACK, 2.) WAIT FOR THE MUSLIMS TO FINISH THEIR BLOOD SPORT KILLING, AND 3.) THEN DO NOTHING.” Since September 11, 2014, Obama has: * Invoked the field-tested, Clinton-Obama Benghazi Rule for the US in order to allow the ongoing genocide of Christians, and Yazidis in current US Ally Iraq; * Refused to keep his Word on his Redline in Syria; * Released the GITMO FIVE to supervise the rapid growth of ISIS; * Repeatedly proclaimed that HIS "American People" are war weary; * Ordered the dismissing of...
  • Sharpton a key advisor to Obama on Ferguson (reported back directly to Valerie Jarrett)

    08/22/2014 8:17:59 AM PDT · by maggief · 29 replies
    NY Post ^ | August 22, 2014 | Pat Bailey
    EXCERPT While in Ferguson, Sharpton met with the Brown family and reported back directly to Valerie Jarrett, one of Obama’s closest aides. Sharpton was directed to find out specific information including what the Brown family wanted from the White House, Politico reports. The veteran activist, who is also leading Saturday’s march on Staten Island against police brutality in New York, even suggested Jarrett turn up the heat on Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon, a Democrat, and appoint a special prosecutor to replace St. Louis prosecutor Bob McCulloch in the Brown case.
  • Paul Ryan airs frustrations with GOP in new book (that no one is buying!)

    08/22/2014 8:15:57 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 25 replies
    CBS News ^ | 8/19/14 | JOSHUA ROBERTS
    As Congress hurtled toward a government shutdown in the fall of 2013, Rep. Paul Ryan looked around at fellow Republicans who were agitating to shutter national parks, federal agencies and Head Start programs. "This can't be the full measure of our party and our movement," Ryan writes of that moment in his new book, released Tuesday. "If it is, we're dead and the country is lost." Such moments of raw frustration pepper Ryan's "The Way Forward: Renewing the American Idea," a book as much about his front-row seat as Republicans' favorite budget wonk as it is about his political future....
  • Hagel: "Syria Raid Flawless"

    08/22/2014 8:13:50 AM PDT · by TangledUpInBlue · 29 replies
    Even so, defense officials sought to put a positive spin on the mission. “This operation, by the way, was a flawless operation,” Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said in a briefing with reporters Thursday afternoon. “But the hostages were not there.”
  • UCLA Microbiologist Accused Of Making Bizarre Death Threat On Facebook

    08/22/2014 8:12:09 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 12 replies
    CBSLA.com) ^ | August 21, 2014 10:34 PM | Rachel Kim
    A UCLA researcher is accused of making a death threat to a writer about an opinion article he wrote for the Harvard Crimson entitled “Troubles with Thai Studies.” “I swear that if I saw this (expletive) on the street I’d elbow his middle meningeal artery and leave him dead from epidural hematoma,” UCLA microbiologist Peera Hemarajata allegedly posted on Facebook. The bizarre threat was aimed at writer Ilya Garger who is in Hong Kong. Rachel Kim spoke with Garger Thursday via Skype. It’s a story that is Only On KCAL9. Garger said the point of his article was not to...
  • Cause of global warming hiatus found deep in the Atlantic Ocean

    08/22/2014 8:10:16 AM PDT · by NowApproachingMidnight · 26 replies
    The University of Washington ^ | 8/21/2014 | Hannah Hickey
    Following rapid warming in the late 20th century, this century has so far seen surprisingly little increase in the average temperature at the Earth’s surface. At first this was a blip, then a trend, then a puzzle for the climate science community. More than a dozen theories have now been proposed for the so-called global warming hiatus, ranging from air pollution to volcanoes to sunspots. New research from the University of Washington shows that the heat absent from the surface is plunging deep in the north and south Atlantic Ocean, and is part of a naturally occurring cycle. The study...
  • Muslim Brotherhood’s Islamic State Beheads Liberals Too

    08/22/2014 8:02:45 AM PDT · by george76 · 29 replies
    Walid Shoebat ^ | August 21, 2014 | Ben Barrack
    The beheading of any American should send every American into orbit from outrage. That includes the beheading of James Foley. What must be made known, however, is that evidence suggests Foley was sympathetic to the Muslim Brotherhood’s cause and may have been a liberal. If that’s true, why would ISIS behead him? The answer is strangely simple. ISIS beheads liberals too, in much the same way that the Tsarnaev brothers set off pressure cooker bombs in a predominantly liberal city – Boston. Foley Betrayed by those he supported. A look at Foley’s twitter feed from 2012 indicates he was a...
  • Build the Border Fence Already!

    08/22/2014 7:55:29 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 32 replies
    PJ Media ^ | August 21, 2014 | Roger L. Simon
    Most of us, even many Democrats these days, are beginning to acknowledge the complete foreign policy failure of our president (for an overview see Bret Stephens’ The Meltdown in Commentary), but we still have to deal with over two years of Obama and we have a serious problem that needs to be handled immediately. We could die. Not all of us but a lot of us. And our society as we know it could be destroyed. Sound apocalyptic and a little overwrought? Well, it is apocalyptic, but not so overwrought. Surely you saw the Islamic State video with that...
  • Understanding the Israeli-Egyptian-Saudi alliance

    08/22/2014 7:39:57 AM PDT · by SJackson · 8 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 08/21/2014 | CAROLINE B. GLICK
    The partnership that has emerged in this war between Israel, Egypt and Saudi Arabia is a direct consequence of Obama’s abandonment of the US’s traditional allies. Hamas’s war with Israel is not a stand-alone event. It is happening in the context of the vast changes that are casting asunder old patterns of behavior and strategic understandings as actors in the region begin to reassess the threats they face. Hamas was once funded by Saudi Arabia and enabled by Egypt. Now the regimes of these countries view it as part of a larger axis of Sunni jihad that threatens not only...
  • Terminal Velocity: Yellen Discusses Labor Slack, But Not Terminal (Money) Velocity

    08/22/2014 7:39:19 AM PDT · by MRourke85 · 10 replies
    Confounded Interest ^ | 08/22/2014 | Anthony B. Sanders
    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen spoke at 10am this morning. She failed to discuss these troubling numbers known as “Terminal Velocity.” velocity Why is money velocity dying? First, bank credit growth is back to 2002 levels despite the massive stimulus from The Federal Reserve. bcgrowrtg Second, real median household income and average wage earning growth are both LOWER than in 2007. fedwaages Third, real GDP growth is only at 2007 levels (not 2003-2006 levels). gdpfedbal Labor slack, defined as the unemployment rate being above the “natural” rate of unemployment, is still positive and has been since 2007. laborslack So there...
  • Picture Information Extractor 6.7

    08/22/2014 7:37:30 AM PDT · by SWAMPSNIPER · 12 replies
    picmeta.com ^ | August 22,2014 | picmeta.com
    PIE is an unique picture browser and viewer with exquisite photo metadata and file renaming features. It extracts EXIF, XMP and IPTC from JPG, TIF and RAW files and makes it available in a convenient and welcoming interface. One part of the EXIF header is standardized and contains information such as date and time pictures were taken, shutter speed and aperture or whether the flash was used. But a lot of information such as program mode, white balance settings or lens data, is stored in the Makernote block, which is proprietary and can usually only be read with special software...
  • TSA Admits Lying About Illegal Aliens Flying Without Proper ID

    08/22/2014 7:37:26 AM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 28 replies
    Breitbart Texas ^ | 08/22/2014 | Kristin Tate
    A new letter from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) admits that illegal aliens were being allowed to board planes using Notice to Appear forms they received after entering the U.S. illegally. The revelation directly contradicts a TSA statement last month denying such allegations to various media outlets, including Breitbart News. In July Breitbart Texas... broke the news that the TSA was letting illegal aliens board planes using Notice to Appear forms; subsequently, a TSA spokesperson publicly attacked Darby on Twitter, insisting that his report was "completely wrong." The newly-surfaced TSA letter was penned on August 7, according to the Gateway...
  • Two Americas

    08/22/2014 7:33:46 AM PDT · by SJackson · 18 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | August 22, 2014 | Bob Lonsberry
    Two AmericasPosted By Bob Lonsberry On August 22, 2014 @ 12:10 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | No Comments Reposted from Bob Lonsberry.com. The Democrats are right, there are two Americas.The America that works, and the America that doesn’t. The America that contributes, and the America that doesn’t.It’s not the haves and the have nots, it’s the dos and the don’ts. Some people do their duty as Americans, to obey the law and support themselves and contribute to society, and others don’t.That’s the divide in America.It’s not about income inequality, it’s about civic irresponsibility. It’s about a political party that preaches...
  • Holder’s Lynch Mob in Ferguson

    08/22/2014 7:32:38 AM PDT · by SJackson · 16 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | August 22, 2014 | Matthew Vadum
    Holder’s Lynch Mob in FergusonPosted By Matthew Vadum On August 22, 2014 @ 12:59 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | No Comments The cop-hating radical lawyers of Eric Holder’s Justice Department are reportedly continuing to feed the passions of the lynch mob in Ferguson, Mo., that is screaming for the blood of the white cop who shot and killed a young black man earlier this month in what now almost certainly appears to be an act of self-defense.A white police officer’s racism, an allegation for which there is no evidence whatsoever, supposedly caused the unfortunate incident. But the leftists who...
  • A Former Community Organizer’s View of Ferguson

    08/22/2014 7:31:41 AM PDT · by SJackson · 21 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | August 22, 2014 | Y. Kerry Sara
    For the past several days I have been watching news reports on the mayhem that is happening in Ferguson, Missouri. Personally, I have tried to ignore the events going on there since 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot by Officer Darren Wilson. Michael Brown was shot after he robbed a convenience store on August 9th 2014. Officer Wilson shot Brown after Brown assaulted Wilson subsequent to the officer approaching the suspect while responding to the robbery call via emergency communication. The reason I attempted to ignore the situation is that it reminds me of my days when I was working as...
  • ISIS Is Likely Receiving Funding From People Living In Countries Allied With The US

    08/22/2014 7:28:14 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 08/22/2014 | Allan Smith
    The Islamic State for Iraq and the Levant is mostly funded through criminal activity, such as the theft of a potential $425 million from a central bank in Mosul. But the group is also receiving private donations from wealthy Sunnis in American-allied Gulf nations such as Kuwait, Qatar, and, possibly, Saudi Arabia. ISIS is now thought to be the world's richest terrorist organization, with an estimated $2 billion in funds.This makes ISIS wealthier than several sovereign countries, including Nauru, Tonga, and the Marshall Islands."They probably have some wealthy donors in those countries, but they are seizing hundreds of millions in Iraq, and...
  • Not Nearly as Daunting as the 1960s Riots

    08/22/2014 7:21:40 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 21 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 22, 2014 | Michael Barone
    Continued violence in Ferguson, Missouri, brings back memories of the urban riots of the 1960s. As it happens, I had a front-row seat back then, as an intern in the office of Detroit Mayor Jerome Cavanagh during the six-day riot in July 1967. At one point I was alone in the so-called command center with Cavanagh and Michigan Gov. George Romney. Forty-three people died in that riot. Many were bystanders who happened to be in the wrong place at the wrong time. One was a deaf man who did not heed a policeman's command, which he couldn't hear. Sadly, nearly...
  • James Foley’s brother: The U.S. could have done more for Jim

    08/22/2014 7:16:54 AM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 65 replies
    http://news.yahoo.com ^ | August 21, 2014 | Liz Goodwin
    The brother of American journalist James Foley said Friday morning that the U.S. government could have done more to attempt to free his brother and other American hostages from the Islamic militant group ISIL. “There’s more that could have been done directly on Jim’s behalf,” Michael Foley, 38, told Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric in an exclusive interview from his parents’ home in New Hampshire. “I really, really hope that Jim’s death pushes us to take anther look at our approach to terrorist and hostage negotiation.” Foley, a 40-year-old journalist who was covering the Syrian conflict for GlobalPost, was...
  • California Sex Ed Gone Mad

    08/22/2014 6:52:42 AM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 26 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | August 21, 2014 | Tony Perkins
    What’s the difference between a Playboy magazine and Fremont Unified School District’s sex-ed curriculum? The curriculum is free! The 9th grade textbook, which teachers unanimously approved, has been the center of a nationwide debate over the schools’ role in parenting kids on sensitive topics like this. In this particular California District, thousands of parents are protesting the jaw-dropping topics in the “Your Health Today” curriculum — including everything from bondage, sex toys, and various fantasies. “It’s a bit much for me,” said mom Latonya Stevenson. “I’m not comfortable with my child — I mean, wow, that’s the graphics are extreme...
  • A Subtle Message to ISIS’ From a Ticked Off Military Veteran

    08/22/2014 6:49:31 AM PDT · by yldstrk · 57 replies
    The Blaze ^ | August 21, 2014 | Jason Howerton
    You say Islam is the religion of peace, but since when does terrorizing the innocent and beheading men, women and children constitute peace? WTF? But keep in mind, what did Saddam’s troops do when we came rolling into town? They surrendered, twice… So all your empty threats of coming to America and raising your flag over the White House amuse me more than any of you sick, sadistic bastards could ever imagine or comprehend. In 2012 there was about 21.2 million veterans in the United States. Do you understand what that means? Let me break it down for you. That...
  • Moose Sex Project aims to promote animal husbandry

    08/22/2014 6:46:37 AM PDT · by Loyalist · 20 replies
    Halifax Chronicle-Herald ^ | August 22, 2014 | Francis Campbell
    A Nova Scotia mainland moose checks out the surroundings. An additional 198 hectares of land is being added to protected holdings in the region connecting New Brunswick to Nova Scotia with the goal of making it easier for the mammals to migrate and find mates. (CONTRIBUTED) AMHERST — The mighty moose. Large, gangly, antlered, awkward-looking twig eater. Amorous and sexy, not so much. But the so-called Moose Sex Project and the land conservancy that makes it possible were at the forefront of a land protection announcement at the YMCA in Amherst on Thursday. “In terms of capturing people’s imaginations...
  • 9-year-old is executed: Where's the outrage?

    08/22/2014 6:44:57 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 44 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | August 22, 2014 | John Kass
    Antonio Smith, 9 years old, was assassinated the other day. He was Chicago's youngest fatal shooting victim this year. He was shot at least four times and fell in a backyard on the South Side. And when I went out there on 71st and Woodlawn less than 24 hours after he was murdered, here's what I didn't see: I didn't see protesters waving their hands in the air for network TV cameras. I didn't see the Revs. Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson playing their usual roles in the political race card game.
  • New developments in 'Joe Biden defense' case

    08/22/2014 6:40:18 AM PDT · by SWAMPSNIPER · 1 replies
    columbian.com ^ | August 18,2014 | Paris Achen
    Clark County's prosecutor said Tuesday he will dismiss a firearms-related charge against a Vancouver man who said he was merely taking Vice President Joe Biden's advice on how to defend his property from car prowlers. Instead, the man will be prosecuted for obstructing a police officer. Jeffrey C. Barton, 53, made international news when he told journalists: "I did what Joe Biden told me to do. I went outside and fired my shotgun in the air.
  • Pentagon chief: ISIS 'beyond anything we have seen'

    08/22/2014 6:39:24 AM PDT · by TangledUpInBlue · 38 replies
    CNN ^ | 8/22/14 | Chelsea J. Carter and Azadeh Ansari
    Speaking at a town hall meeting in Arizona, Republican Sen. John McCain, who has advocated for strikes against ISIS in Syria, said the extremists were "an enemy that must be defeated. Not stopped, but defeated." "It is a cancer which has spread throughout that region and can spread into Europe and into the United States of America," McCain said, according to CNN affiliate KGUN. His phrase echoed the term President Barack Obama used Wednesday to describe the terrorist group
  • Mount Everest and Pollution

    08/22/2014 6:38:38 AM PDT · by rktman · 43 replies
    canadafreepress.com ^ | 8/22/2014 | Dr. Ileana Johnson Paugh
    Environmentalists have switched their assault on the world economy to a new frontier, previously unaffected by their agenda – peaks, Mount Everest to be more specific, located between China and Nepal in the Himalayas. The 29,029 feet mountain is in danger. What is the crisis? According to the National Geographic team, the mountain is “overcrowded with inexperienced climbers and polluted with waste.” The nature of the pollution includes human corpses, human excrement, garbage leaking from glaciers, abandoned equipment, and overcrowding. How crowded could it be? Mark Jenkins described at 26,000 feet the dangerous inconvenience of more than 100 climbers moving...