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  • Hispanic women account for majority of abortions in NM for 2013

    02/08/2015 12:46:24 PM PST · by Morgana · 13 replies
    life dynamics ^ | February 6, 2015 | life dynamics
    According to New Mexico 2013 state population estimates, 46.4% of New Mexicans were Hispanic, and 41.3 % were White, so why do Hispanic women account for the majority of abortions in the state? Hispanics in New Mexico In New Mexico, reporting of legal induced abortion became law in 1977, and 1978 was the first full year of reporting. The number of abortions reported in New Mexico in 2013 was 3,408. This is an 8.7% increase from the 2012 number. In 2013, 67.6% of abortions in New Mexico were to women who were less than nine weeks pregnant and 86.0% of...
  • Planned Parenthood Annual Report: Abortion Biz Killed 327,653 Babies in Abortions in 2013

    12/31/2014 2:12:43 PM PST · by Morgana · 9 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | 12/31/14 | Steven Ertelt
    The abortion giant Planned Parenthood has released its 2013 annual report and the new numbers indicate it did more abortions than the year before — killing 327,653 babies in abortions while taking in millions in taxpayer funds. Planned Parenthood Federation of America has released its 2013-2014 Annual Report and Jim Sedlak, vice president of American Life League, broke down the numbers.The report indicates Planned Parenthood did 327,653 abortions in 2013, an increase over the 327,166 abortions it did in 2012. While it remains America’s biggest abortion corporation, the “nonprofit” continued to make money — bringing in $305.4 million last year...
  • It’s January and we already have the 2014 Lie of the Year

    02/04/2014 2:27:52 PM PST · by Starman417 · 16 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 02-04-14 | DrJohn
    And once again it goes to President Barack Obama. Barack Obama was awarded Politifact's 2013 Lie of the Year for his promise "If you like your health care plan, you can keep it," It's only January but it's difficult to imagine a bigger lie than the one Obama blurted out during his Superbowl Sunday interview with Bill O'Reilly I promise you that we hold everybody up and down the line accountable. Let's review that claim. The scandalsFast and Furious: Eric Holder allows 2,000 automatic weapons to flow untracked into the hands of Mexican cartels. US Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry...
  • Stan Lee Named as One of Forbes' Most Influential Celebrities for 2014(Lee Beats out Rush)

    01/17/2014 9:16:09 AM PST · by SMGFan · 74 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | January 16, 2014
    Lee beats out Rush Limbaugh on the magazine's list of the 10 celebrities with influence, thanks to his role as co-creator of the Marvel Universe.
  • Michael Medved's Top Ten Movies of 2013.

    01/03/2014 11:06:24 PM PST · by L.A.Justice · 37 replies
    MichaelMedved.com ^ | 12/20/13 | Michael Medved
    1. American Hustle 2. August: Osage County 3. 12 Years a Slave 4. Gravity 5. Rush 6. Nebraska 7. The Place Beyond the Pines 8. Captain Phillips 9. Monsters University 10. About Time Honorable mentions: 1. 42 2. Her 3. Blue Jasmine 4. Filling the Void 5. Black Nativity 6. The Kings of Summer 7. The Wolf of Wall Street
  • 2013: The Year of Shamelessness -- Culturally, America reached new depths of depravity this year

    01/02/2014 8:57:58 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 67 replies
    National Review ^ | 01/02/2013 | Rich Lowry
    All things considered, it was a year without shame. It was the year that Miley Cyrus French-kissed a sledgehammer in the music video for her song “Wrecking Ball,” and cavorted naked on said wrecking ball. The former Disney star popularized the act of twerking in a performance at the MTV Video Music Awards that was so luridly infantile, it wasn’t outrageous so much as pathetic. Yet it worked. It gained her at least another 15 minutes of fame and probably more, to have people pay attention to other insipid things she might do, usually half-clothed. Cyrus made us yearn for...
  • New Year's Eve: Global revelers ring in 2014 with booms and flashes

    01/01/2014 11:09:07 AM PST · by gooblah · 7 replies
    NBC news ^ | Jan 1, 2014 | By Erik Ortiz, Daniella Silva and Elisha Fieldstadt, NBC News
    A massive, exuberant crowd of revelers from all over the world packed New York City streets to watch the crystal-covered ball in Times Square descend in a celebration of 2014’s arrival, capping off a global wave of festivities that also included a record-breaking fireworks display in Dubai and edibles falling from the sky in London.
  • And The Country Posing The Greatest Threat to Peace as 2013 Ends is …

    01/01/2014 11:56:16 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 21 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | December 31, 2013 - 1:03 AM | Patrick Goodenough
    The past year witnessed bloodshed in Syria and Iraq, turmoil in Egypt, anarchy in Central Africa, threats by a nuclear-armed North Korea and Chinese military posturing, but as 2013 ends a global poll finds that the country seen as representing the greatest threat to peace today is … the United States. Not only did the U.S. top the list with an aggregate of 24 percent, but the runner-up threat country, Pakistan, was way behind at eight percent. China was third at six percent, followed by North Korea, Iran and Israel at five percent each. The survey of opinions across 65...
  • 10 Forms of 2013 Media Malpractice -- Out of several dozen.

    01/01/2014 4:18:50 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 8 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 12-31-13 | Tom Blumer
    As the year ends, I see that others have already conscientiously compiled lists of the most underreported and misreported stories of the year, with some even breaking matters down between foreign and domestic. With that task addressed, I thought it would be worthwhile to compile a far from comprehensive list of ten of the more noteworthy techniques which those who pretend to be loyal to the tenets of journalism employed during 2013 to deceive, misinform, misdirect and smear. 1. Pretend that “no one” is saying something, when they really are. Carol Costello of CNN claimed in January that “no one...
  • Good news from Chicago: Only 413 murdered Americans this year

    01/01/2014 4:33:34 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 16 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 12-31-13 | Neil Munro
    Good news from Chicago: The catastrophic murder rate in the Democratic-controlled city was slightly less catastrophic in 2013 than in 2012. Only 413 Americans were shot, stabbed or bludgeoned to death in the city, where all 50 aldermen are Democrats. Most of the victims in the blue-voting city were African-Americans or Hispanic, and very few were white. Still, the city’s Democratic leaders cautiously cheered the deaths of the 413 Americans, more than one victim per day, which included one young woman who marched in President Barack Obama’s 2013 inauguration parade. “We continue to make significant progress in reducing crime rates...
  • Myths to Ditch in 2014

    01/01/2014 5:44:45 AM PST · by Kaslin · 24 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 1, 2014 | Jonah Goldberg
    The Beltway consensus seems to be that 2013 was a bad year for the same reason nearly every other recent year was bad: polarization and partisanship. Personally, I can think of plenty of more important things to worry about than partisanship. Democracy is about disagreements, and partisanship is often a sign of healthy disagreement. But polarization is a bit different. It speaks not just to a lack of basic agreement about what kind of society we should live in, but a breakdown in understanding and respect among Americans. There's a lot of them-vs.-us talk these days on the left and...
  • Gallup: Only 5% of Religious Americans Are Non-Christians

    01/01/2014 7:16:44 AM PST · by george76 · 11 replies
    CNS News ^ | December 30, 2013 | Barbara Hollingsworth
    A recent Gallup poll refutes the claim made by Barack Obama on March 9, 2008 that “we are no longer a Christian nation.” Gallup found that three quarters of all Americans - a supermajority - identify themselves as Christians, with only five percent saying they are practicing members of a non-Christian faith. “We find, looking at our data, that America does in fact remain a predominantly Christian nation,” Dr. Frank Newport, Gallup’s editor in chief, said of the poll released on Christmas Eve. “Now, our overall estimation of what percent of Americans identify with the Christian religion depends a little...
  • A year in waste: Top examples of government fiscal follies (Golden Hammer ‘winners’)

    01/01/2014 5:39:08 AM PST · by Libloather · 5 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 12/31/13 | Phillip Swarts
    **SNIP** 3. Medicare and Medicaid Health care was been a huge issue in 2013, and Congress continues to grapple with how to fix the ailing benefits program. One thing that doesn’t help is the millions of dollars in waste uncovered in the programs. A December investigation found that Medicare payed $24 million for full vials of medicine, even when health care providers were only using part of the vial. It’s the kind of thing that happens often with the program, said Michael Cannon, director of health policy studies at the Cato Institute, a libertarian think tank. “This is endemic. This...
  • 40,000 new laws take effect in 2014

    12/31/2013 8:55:41 PM PST · by MarkBsnr · 27 replies
    The Lead with Jake Tapper (CNN blog) ^ | December 31st, 2013 | Jake Tapper
    (CNN) - It may have been the least productive year for Congress in history, at least in terms of passing laws – fewer than 60 of which made it through the House and Senate and were signed by President Barack Obama. Across the country, however, state lawmakers were busy getting more than 40,000 bills passed, ones that tackle everything from drones to food stamp benefits. In Illinois for example, teenagers will no longer get to use tanning beds without a doctor's note. If you live in Delaware, visit the shark fin buffet while you can, a new law will make...
  • Sorry, John 3:16: The Top 10 Bible Verses YouVersion Shared Most in 2013

    12/31/2013 10:19:52 PM PST · by GonzoII · 20 replies
    Christianity Today ^ | 12/30/2013 | Jeremy Weber
    Sorry, John 3:16: The Top 10 Bible Verses YouVersion Shared Most in 2013 Leading Bible app analyzes how its millions of users used the Bible this year. Jeremy Weber [ posted 12/30/2013 02:38PM ] Courtesy of YouVersion YouVersion has released its year-end analysis of how its millions of users engaged the Bible this past year. Users shared 68 million Bible verses in 2013 via the uber-popular Bible app, installed 49 million times this year (and nearly 123 million times worldwide). The Bible verse that was "bookmarked, highlighted, and shared ... more than any other verse" in 2013? Philippians 4:13: "I...
  • Top Ten: Aside from Obama, who had the worst 2013? (Detroit?)

    12/31/2013 9:26:01 AM PST · by The Old Hoosier · 6 replies
    Conservative Intel ^ | 12/30/13 | David Freddoso
    A lot of writers have acknowledged that 2013 was President Obama’s worst year yet in office. And it’s surely true. But he’s not the only one who had a tough year — and he’s less likely than anyone else to suffer immediate consequences, given that he has now won his last election ever. But 2013 was a long and difficult year for many of America’s most powerful and prominent institutions and people in public life. Here are ten net losers for the year, in no particular order.
  • 32 Officers Killed by Gunfire in 2013, Lowest Number Since 1887

    12/31/2013 8:54:21 AM PST · by marktwain · 18 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 1 January, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    There is some coverage of this number, which varies quite a bit from year to year.   The number being shown is 33, but that appears to include one accident.  The trend is down, though not as much as the homicide rate in general.   It is clear that the number of citizen owned guns is not linked to the number of police killed with guns.  While the number of guns in the hands of the public has soared, and the number of people legally carrying firearms has skyrocketed, crime is down, homicides are down, and then number of police murdered...
  • Top 10 Conservatives of 2013

    12/31/2013 5:49:58 AM PST · by Kaslin · 24 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 31, 2013 | John Hawkins
    Honorable Mentions: Justin Amash, Glenn Beck, Jim DeMint, Trey Gowdy, Bobby Jindal, Heritage Action, Louie Gohmert, Darrell Issa, Hobby Lobby, Sarah Palin, Jeff Sessions, Steve Stockman, Scott Walker. 10) Mike Lee: Lee is Robin to Ted Cruz's Batman and whenever there are conservatives fighting the Democrats or the Republican Establishment, he's right in the mix. Replacing Bob Bennett with Mike Lee turned out to be the biggest upgrade since Ronald Reagan took over for Jimmy Carter. 9) Mark Levin: Granted, Levin's push for an Article Five convention is a longshot, but it's a serious idea in an environment where the...
  • Report: 70 Journalists Killed on the Job in 2013

    12/30/2013 11:27:48 AM PST · by lbryce · 35 replies
    AP via Yahoo News ^ | December 30, 2013 | Staff
    At least 70 journalists were killed on the job around the world in 2013, including 29 who died covering the civil war in Syria and 10 slain in Iraq, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists. The dead in Syria included a number of citizen journalists working to document combat in their home cities, broadcasters who worked with media outlets affiliated with either the government or the opposition, and a handful of correspondents for the foreign press, including an Al-Jazeera reporter, Mohamed al-Mesalma, who was shot by a sniper. Six journalists died in Egypt. Half of those reporters were killed...
  • MSNBC Crank Joy Reid: Knockout Game Most Overrated Story of Year (It’s Just Whitey)

    12/30/2013 10:18:22 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 35 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | December 30, 2013 | Jim Hoft
    In April 2011 an elderly St. Louis man was attacked by a mob of black youths playing “the knock out game” while walking home from the grocery store with his wife. They killed him. In June 2011 a group of black youths beat a gay man bloody playing “the knock out game.” In August 2011 black teen mobs targeted St. Louis cyclists in the knock out game. In September 2011, a 73-year-old St. Louis man was knocked unconscious just outside of Tower Grove Park. One local teen claims to have knocked out over 300 people in the “game.” There have...