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  • ISIS Camp a Few Miles from Texas, Mexican Authorities Confirm

    04/14/2016 6:19:35 AM PDT · by Bloody Sam Roberts · 110 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | 4/14/2016 | Judicial Watch
    ISIS is operating a camp just a few miles from El Paso, Texas, according to Judicial Watch sources that include a Mexican Army field grade officer and a Mexican Federal Police Inspector. The exact location where the terrorist group has established its base is around eight miles from the U.S. border in an area known as Anapra situated just west of Ciudad Jurez in the Mexican state of Chihuahua. Another ISIS cell to the west of Ciudad Jurez, in Puerto Palomas, targets the New Mexico towns of Columbus and Deming for easy access to the United States, the same knowledgeable...
  • Donald Trump a Typical New York City Liberal Then and Now

    01/19/2016 9:59:05 PM PST · by Berean · 72 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | January 18, 2016 | Steve Deace
    The conservative apologists for Donald Trump, and sadly there are some, protest that using his 1999 interview with the late Tim Russert, in which Trump vividly and unabashedly lays out his New York City liberalism, isn’t fair game given the time elapsed since then. Fair enough. Being that it was sixteen years ago... - See more at: https://www.conservativereview.com/commentary/2016/01/deace-donald-trump-a-typical-new-york-city-liberal-then-and-now#sthash.wqGndSaX.dpuf
  • All but official, 2015 world's warmest on record

    01/19/2016 3:16:37 PM PST · by PROCON · 40 replies
    philly.com ^ | Jan. 19, 2016 | Anthony R. Wood
    While the region braces for its first unofficial snow panic of the season, the government is about to announce that 2015 was the warmest year on record worldwide - probably by a comfortable margin. Officials at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies say they will release their annual reports on Wednesday. December climate data has not yet been released, but the first 11 months of the year were so historically balmy that the declaration of 2015 as the world's warmest year - surpassing 2014 - with temperatures of at least 1.5 degrees Fahrenheit...
  • Let Your Light Shine in 2016

    01/11/2016 8:35:23 AM PST · by Kaslin · 2 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 11, 2016 | Terry Paulson
    As 2016 takes off, hope seems hard to find—the stock market diving, Shiites and Sunnis rattling sabers in the Middle East, North Korea announcing nuclear advances. By the headlines, you'd swear the world is falling apart! Challenged by my Christian speaker buddies to pick a word focus for 2016, I chose the word "light." Jesus loved light imagery. He claimed, "I am the light of the world." He challenged believers, "You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden; nor does anyone light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on...
  • The Year The Politically Correct Chickens Came Home To Roost

    01/05/2016 6:51:42 PM PST · by Kaslin · 37 replies
    The Federalist ^ | January 4, 2016 | Robert Tracinsky
    In last year’s roundup of the top stories of the year, I argued that 2014 was the year we were all drafted into the culture wars. “This is the year when we were served noticed that we won’t be allowed to stand on the sidelines, because we will not be allowed to think differently from the left.” The signature story of the year was the comet shirt guy, a mild-mannered scientist caught wearing the wrong shirt on television. That case served notice that “To be targeted by accusations of misogyny, you don’t have to be a beer-chugging ‘bro’ who spends...
  • The Ten Worst People in Politics in 2015

    01/01/2016 6:54:38 AM PST · by Yashcheritsiy · 36 replies
    Renew America ^ | January 1, 2016 | Tim Dunkin
    Let's face it – 2015 was a pretty bad year, all things considered. The United States of America, and indeed the whole world, became poorer, more corrupt, less stable, and less free as a result of the actions of a relatively small number of people. While there are many, many people who could be included in a list of the "worst people in politics" because of their systematic badness, these are a few especially reprehensible individuals who have gone above and beyond in the effort to make our country and the world an appalling place for those who actually care...
  • Goodbye to 2015, a year of absurdity and overreach

    01/01/2016 11:18:19 AM PST · by QT3.14 · 16 replies
    WaPo ^ | December 30, 2015 | George Will
    E.B. White reportedly said “the most beautiful sound in America” is “the tinkle of ice at twilight.” In 2015’s twilight, fortify yourself with something 90 proof as you remember this year in which:
  • New Words/Terms I Learned in 2015

    12/31/2015 9:54:05 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 16 replies
    Self | December 31, 2015 | PJ-Comix
    1. Microaggression 2. Safe Space 3. Ableism 4. Schlonged 5. YUUUUUGE
  • VIDEO: 2015 - The Year Politically Correct Liberalism Imploded and Devoured Itself...

    12/31/2015 8:16:09 AM PST · by StevenCrowder · 5 replies
    LouderWithCrowder.com ^ | 12/31/2015 | Steven Crowder
    Ah 2015. The year we got the biggest iPad that no one really has use for…the same year all of liberalisms promises blew up like “suitcase clocks.” We always knew these policies would fail, but this year they’re really nosediving. In verifiable, statistically observable ways. Let us count the many ways of liberal policy failures. Watch the video below, then read the sources to learn more… VIDEO AVAILABLE AT LINK (ALSO GRAPHS AND DATA THAT CAN'T BE PASTED BELOW) THE ECONOMY Despite the unemployment numbers that Obama tries to trot out, despite all the whiners with handmade signs about a...
  • 2015: Guns by the Numbers

    12/30/2015 1:45:11 PM PST · by marktwain · 8 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 28 December, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    Total private guns in the United States, 390 million Murder rate in the U.S. 2015 4.5 per 100,000 FBI Murder rate in the U.S. 1993 9.5 per 100,000 FBI Murder rate in Brazil (latest) 25.2 per 100,000 Wikipedia Murder rate in Mexico 2012 21.5 per 100,000 Wikipedia Number of people with Concealed Carry permits in the United States: 12.8 million CrimeResearch.org study Number of States where no permit is required to carry concealed or openly: 10CrimeResearch.org study Number of states who issue carry permits - 49 Number of states where open carry of firearms is legal: 44 in 2015,...
  • 2015: The Year of Hysteria in the U.S.

    12/29/2015 6:17:08 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    National Review ^ | 12/29/2015 | Rich Lowry
    We should be glad that 2015 is passing into memory, because it was a year when we could barely hold it together. It was a year when we freaked out over symbols and scared ourselves with fake statistics. It was a year when the facts weren't allowed to get in the way of a good, overwrought slogan. It was a year when we convinced ourselves that Earth was nearly beyond saving. It was a year of the safe space and micro-aggression. It was, in short, a year of hysteria. By now, we should be familiar with the workings of hysteria,...
  • Top 10 Oil And Gas Stories Of 2015

    12/28/2015 11:39:12 AM PST · by bananaman22 · 1 replies
    Oilprice.com ^ | 28-12-2015 | OILP
    2015 has been an historic year for oil markets, one that few will forget. At the beginning of the year, crude oil was well on its way to the lowest point since the financial crisis, dropping into the $40s in January. Prices bounced around, rebounded into the $60s by early summer, and then declined again for the rest of the year. As we close the books on 2015, crude oil is hovering just above an 11-year low point. Here’s a quick review of some of the key developments from 2015
  • Dave Barry’s Year in Review

    12/27/2015 5:48:38 PM PST · by PROCON · 10 replies
    tbo.com ^ | December 27, 2015 | Dave Barry
    Sometimes we are accused -- believe it or not -- of being overly negative in our annual Year in Review. Critics say we ignore the many positive events in a given year and focus instead on the stupid, the tragic, the evil, the disgusting, the Kardashians. OK, critics: We have heard you. This year, instead of dwelling on the negatives, we're going to start our annual review with a List of the Top Ten Good Things That Happened in 2015. Ready? Here we go: 1. We didn't hear that much about Honey Boo Boo. 2. OK, we'll have to get...
  • "Hello, is this planet Earth?" - astronaut dials wrong number

    12/25/2015 3:37:48 PM PST · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    DPA international ^ | December 25, 2015
    London (dpa) - British astronaut Tim Peake has apologized for dialling the wrong number from space. "I'd like to apologise to the lady I just called by mistake saying 'Hello, is this planet Earth?' - not a prank call ... just a wrong number!" Peake posted on Twitter. Peake, 43, a former helicopter pilot, arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) on December 15. He was accompanied by American Tim Kopra, 52, and Russian Yury Malenchenko, 53. On Friday, the ISS passes over the Spanish-French border soon after sunset in England, Peake wrote on his blog. And stargazers are in...
  • Watchdog names Clinton most corrupt politician of 2015

    12/24/2015 4:32:13 AM PST · by Libloather · 38 replies
    Personal Liberty ^ | 12/22/15 | Sam Rolley
    **SNIP** The watchdog says Clinton has displayed similarly corrupt behavior on the campaign trail. The group has asked the IRS to investigate whether Clinton violated State Department rules when her family foundation made payments of nearly $350,000 to her failed 2008 campaign to rent Clinton's email list after she failed to secure the Democratic nomination. At the time of the transactions, Clinton's State Department position prohibited her from doing certain types of fundraising on behalf of the campaign. FACT is also requesting the Federal Elections Commission investigate the current Clinton campaign after it received an email list of 4 million...
  • Armored Federal Agents Raid Texas Secessionist Meeting.

    03/03/2015 8:48:16 AM PST · by grumpygresh · 26 replies
    patdollard.com ^ | 3/1/15 | Jack Flash
    In a deliberate show of force, federal and local police forces raided a political meeting in Texas, fingerprinting and photographing all attendees as well as confiscating all cell phones and personal recording devices. Members of the Republic of Texas, a seccession movement dedicated to restoring Texas as an independent constitutional republic, had gathered Feb. 14 in a Bryan, Texas, meeting hall along with public onlookers. They were debating issues of currency, international relations and celebrating the birthday of one of their oldest members.
  • Obama: 10 reasons 2015 was so swell

    12/19/2015 10:14:43 AM PST · by PROCON · 17 replies
    investors.com ^ | Dec. 19, 2015 | Andrew Malcolm
    President Obama's weekly remarksHi, everybody. It's the most wonderful time of the year. Not just for spreading holiday cheer -- but also for list makers. You've got wish lists; Santa's list; and of course, a blizzard of year-in-review lists. So I decided to get in on the action. As a nation, we face big challenges. But in the spirit of 2015 retiree David Letterman, here -- in no particular order -- are my top 10 things that happened in 2015 that should make every American optimistic about 2016. Number ten: The economy. Over the past 12 months, our businesses have...
  • Hundreds of migrants arriving in Norway had mobile phones containing images of executions

    12/14/2015 4:56:24 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 53 replies
    Hundreds of asylum-seekers entering Norway were discovered to have images of ‘executions’ and ‘severed heads’ on their mobile phones. The revelation comes amid heightened fears that ISIS is exploiting the migrant crisis to smuggle fighters into Europe, following last month’s attacks in Paris. Police admitted that the ‘explosion’ of refugees crossing into the country over the summer and in recent months meant that security checks were less thorough than required, and weren’t checking the background of those entering the country. Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3359901/Hundreds-migrants-arriving-Norway-mobile-phones-containing-images-executions-severed-heads-dead-children-police-reveal.html#ixzz3uLYYe4UG Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook
  • 2015: The Year in Volcanos

    12/09/2015 11:35:37 PM PST · by JimSEA · 9 replies
    Mashable ^ | 12/10/2015 | Staff
    Several massive volcanic erupted around the world in 2015. Indonesia’s Mount Sinabung, one of more than 100 active volcanoes in the country, emitted enormous plumes of smoke and ash throughout the year, leading to the evacuation of more than 10,000. And just earlier this month, Nicaragua’s Momotombo volcano reactivated after it was dormant for more than 100 years. Here are the the other volcanoes that lit up the sky this year.
  • Rise of ISIS women: 10 of 71 recruits arrested in U.S. are female

    12/06/2015 12:26:09 AM PST · by GonzoII · 13 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Saturday, December 5, 2015 | Kellan Howell
    Ten out of 71 recruits for the Islamic State terror group arrested in the U.S. since 2014 are women, according to a new report which demonstrates that the role of women in the extremist group’s ranks is increasing. Since March 2014, 71 individuals have been charged with Islamic State-related activities, 56 were arrested in 2015 alone, a record number of terrorism-related arrests for any year since 9/11 according to the report from George Washington University’s Program on Extremism. 
  • Former F.B.I. Agent Sues, Claiming Retaliation Over Misgivings in Anthrax Case

    04/16/2015 10:30:01 AM PDT · by Theoria · 2 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 08 April 2015 | Scott Shane
    When Bruce E. Ivins, an Army microbiologist, took a fatal overdose of Tylenol in 2008, the government declared that he had been responsible for the anthrax letter attacks of 2001, which killed five people and set off a nationwide panic, and closed the case. Now, a former senior F.B.I. agent who ran the anthrax investigation for four years says that the bureau gathered a staggering amount of exculpatory evidence regarding Dr. Ivins that remains secret. The former agent, Richard L. Lambert, who spent 24 years at the F.B.I., says he believes it is possible that Dr. Ivins was the anthrax...
  • More than 2,000 people on terror watch list have legally purchased guns in the last 10 years

    11/20/2015 5:01:35 PM PST · by the_daug · 22 replies
    Salon ^ | Nov 18 | Sophia Tesfaye
    Well, wouldn’t you know it? “Membership in a terrorist organization does not prohibit a person from possessing firearms or explosives under current federal law,” according to the Government Accountability Office and now a report from the federal agency finds that over 2,000 individuals on the FBI’s terrorist watch list have indeed successfully and legally purchased a firearm from 2004 to 2014. Between 2004 and 2014, suspected terrorists attempted to purchase guns from American dealers at least 2,233 times. And in 2,043 of those cases — 91 percent of the time — they succeeded. There are about 700,000 people on the...
  • Left Takes a Beating in Tuesday Elections

    11/05/2015 2:25:45 AM PST · by Libloather · 15 replies
    Inside Sources ^ | 11/04/15 | David Eldridge
    Voters in Virginia, Texas, Kentucky, Ohio and even California poured cold water Tuesday night on the idea the country has taken a sharp turn to the left, rejecting LGBT protections in Houston, sacking a pro-sanctuary cities sheriff in San Francisco and nixing legal pot in Ohio. Democrats took hits in the off-year election everywhere - from Virginia, where Gov. Terry McAuliffe fell short in an effort to wrest control of the state Senate from Republicans, to Kentucky, where incumbent state Auditor Adam Edelen, considered a potential challenger next year to GOP Sen. Rand Paul, stumbled at the ballot box. Kentucky...

    11/02/2015 5:53:59 AM PST · by onyx · 186 replies
    FREE REPUBLIC | Monday, November 2, 2015 | onyx
    Click Here to Pledge Your Support via Secure Server! Dear FRiends: We need your help to keep the lights on!! [FReepathon thread XXXI]Posted on 11/2/2014, 12:21:56 PM by Jim Robinson I thought it might be fun and enlightening to look back exactly one year at 2014's 4th Quarter's FReepathon on this very same date and compare it to today's 2015 FReepathon to check our progress, or not. 2014's November 2, thread was XXXI. 2015's November 2, thread is XXXIII. ON NOVEMBER 2, 2014, JIM WROTE: Make it a monthly if you can. We have some very generous FReeper sponsors...
  • New Jeb Bush slogan compared to ‘Bob the Builder’

    10/29/2015 11:25:46 AM PDT · by C19fan · 27 replies
    Twitchy ^ | October 29, 2015 | Staff
    "Jeb Can Fix It" #AllInForJeb https://twitter.com/jaxalemany/status/659768102662627328 …
  • After record-shattering September, 2015 in commanding lead for Earths hottest year on record

    10/24/2015 1:26:15 AM PDT · by Crazieman · 57 replies
    Washington Compost ^ | 10/21/2015 | Jason Samenow
    Planet Earth is on a high temperature record-breaking tear this year, which shows no sign of relenting. 2015 is, by far, on track to become the warmest year in recorded history. NOAA reports today the globally-averaged temperature for September 2015 was the warmest of all previous Septembers on record, dating back to 1880, and by an unprecedented margin of 0.19 degrees. Septembers high temperature was . the greatest rise above average for any month in the 136-year historical record [comprised of 1,629 months], NOAA said.
  • Select Presidential Reports for the Current Election Cycle (2016 reformatted)

    10/18/2015 11:35:03 AM PDT · by DoughtyOne · 3 replies
    Federal Elecction Commission ^ | Generated Fri Oct 16 09:41:17 2015 | Federal Election Commission
    This information is readily available at the above site. I am providing it here in an easier to access format. Candidatesnames are used instead of their campaign names, making them easier to find. Ex: "Bush, Jeb" vs "Jeb 2016, Inc." At the site you will have to select time periods, candidates, and reports, then back out to start over. Here it's all one click away. You are linked directly to the summary section of each page. You will be able to scroll up and down to see more information.Note that both Republican and Democrat reports are provided.Presidential Candidate Financial...
  • 2015 Nobel Prize in medicine goes to 3 scientists for work on parasite-fighting therapies

    10/05/2015 11:01:22 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 10/05/2015 | Melissa Healy
    Three scientists whose discoveries have driven scourges of the developing world to the brink of eradication have been awarded the Nobel Prize for physiology and medicine. The Nobel Committee announced Monday it had awarded the 2015 prize to 85-year old William C. Campbell, 80-year-old Satoshi Omura and 85-year-old Youyou Tu of China for their discoveries leading to the development of antimicrobial treatments for such tropical diseases as river blindness, lymphatic filariasis (also known as elephantiasis) and malaria. Campbell, an Irish biochemist and parasitologist at Drew University in New Jersey, and Omura, a bioorganic chemist at Kitasato University in Japan and...
  • The Top 10 things that did or didn't happen in September 2015

    09/27/2015 1:04:55 PM PDT · by kjam22 · 50 replies
    VANITY | kjam22
    Well, September 2015 has come and is about gone. Dozens and dozens of Youtube prophets had warned us all summer of the dangers that were lurking in September 2015. From the end of the world, to the birth of new dimensions. So for all of us Youtube conspiracy watching persons (I love to watch that junk for the entertainment value alone)..... here are the top 10 things that did or didn't happen in September 2015.... The top ten things that did or didn't happen in September 2015 #10 Comets did not hit and destroy the world on September 23rd #9...
  • 2015 Proposed Constitutional Amendments, TEXAS

    09/15/2015 10:15:00 AM PDT · by Svartalfiar · 20 replies
    Carlos H Cascos - Secretary of State | self
    So, a couple days ago I received a letter in the mail from our SecState, explaining the proposed constitutional amendments that will be appearing on the Nov 3 ballot. Searching FR for 'Texas proposition' I got one hit for a single article about the 2014 proposed amendment. Throwing this up here to get some discussion from fellow Texans in time for the ballot here in a couple months. The letter adds some somewhat more normal English wording to explain each one, but that's a lot of typing (and a ton more formatting), so I just copied over the actual wording....
  • Focus shifts to shared goals with Obama as papal visit nears

    08/27/2015 7:13:14 PM PDT · by SaveFerris · 23 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...
  • We Have Already Witnessed The First 1300 Points Of The Stock Market Crash Of 2015

    08/21/2015 8:51:46 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 50 replies
    The Economic Collapse ^ | August 20th, 2015 | Michael Snyder
    What has been happening on Wall Street the past few days has been nothing short of stunning. On Thursday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeted 358 points. It was the largest single day decline in a year and a half, and investors are starting to panic. Overall, the Dow is now down more than 1300 points from the peak of the market. Just yesterday, I wrote about all of the experts that are warning about a stock market crash in 2015, and after today I am sure that a lot more people will start jumping on the bandwagon. In particular,...
  • Donald Trump slams Pam Geller for taunting Muslims (May 4, 2015)

    08/20/2015 9:26:12 AM PDT · by Sam Gamgee · 149 replies
    Salon ^ | May 4, 2015 | Scott Eric Kaufman
    Donald Trump was asked on Fox & Friends this morning for his opinion on the shooting outside Pam Gellers Draw the Prophet contest, and he didnt mince his words. Brian Kilmeade asked whether he still believed in freedom of speech, regardless of what theyre talking about youve got to think they could do without being shot, dont you think? Trump replied that its very terrible, but was heartened that the police acted very strongly by killing the two suspects. After blaming the weak action of the Baltimore police for the destruction of over 200 businesses in a single night,...
  • Mulla Krekar: Only ISIS can fulfill Muslim ambitions and dreams

    03/14/2015 4:05:31 AM PDT · by piasa · 12 replies
    By RUDAW ^ | 5/2/2015
    ERBIL, Kurdistan Region Only the Islamic State (ISIS) can fulfill our ambitions and dreams, said firebrand Kurdish cleric Mulla Krekar, who was recently freed from a Norwegian jail. The Islamic State is not something strange; it is the only element that can fulfill our ambitions and dreams, he said in an Al Jazeera interview. The 58-year-old preacher added that all Muslims calling for resistance to the extremist Sunni ISIS Caliphate are cowards, and accused them of following orders from the United States and Shiite Iran. He called upon ISIS to appoint someone with the courage to fight the infidels...
  • Donald Trump Freedom Fest Powerful Speech in Las Vegas 2015 (FULL VIDEO)

    07/13/2015 4:25:45 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 6 replies
    You Tube ^ | 7-11-2015 | You Tube
    Published on Jul 11, 2015 Watch Trumps full remarks FreedomFest Donald Trump just gave one of the most bizarrely captivating speeches of his several-week-old campaign. Donald Trump Press Conference after Freedomfest Speech Donald Trump FreedomFest Donald Trump FreedomFest Donald Trump FreedomFest Standing in front of an animated screen in Las Vegas on Saturday, Trump spoke passionately for almost a half an hour, hitting some of his main talking points: President Obama's weakness, a 'porous' Southern border, his business successes, and even Benghazi. Trump made illegal immigration the primary focus of his speech, railing against the Mexican government for supposedly sending...
  • 4th of July flag sightings (vanity)

    07/04/2015 10:36:38 AM PDT · by Leaning Right · 69 replies
    July 4, 2015 | me
    I live in a rust-belt town. Most of my neighbors are the grandchildren of eastern European immigrants. Many are, like me, the children of World War 2 veterans. The majority I'd classify as JFK democrats, old-school conservative democrats. From my front yard I can see one other American flag out today besides mine. One other flag, out of perhaps 25 houses.

    06/12/2015 6:45:16 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 81 replies
  • Goat Removed from USS Lake Erie Along with CO

    05/09/2015 5:40:23 PM PDT · by QT3.14 · 60 replies
    Military.com ^ | May 4, 2015 | Tom Perry
    Navy Capt. John Banigan is no longer aboard the San Diego-based guided missile cruiser Lake Erie. Neither is a goat named Master Chief Charlie. Banigan was ousted from command last week after the brass lost confidence in his ability to lead, the standard explanation when a commanding officer is removed. Banigan has been reassigned to a desk job. Master Chief Charlie is also ashore, though it remains unclear whether he is on Navy property or civilian property. He is, however, in excellent health, the Navy said. The fate of the captain and the goat became mixed when the Navy began...
  • Worldwide Smartphone Growth To Slow In 2015, As China Reaches Saturation

    05/26/2015 2:03:13 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 9 replies
    Tech Crunch ^ | 05/26/15 | Sarah Perez
    The writing has been on the wall for some time, but analysts at IDC are again confirming today that the worldwide smartphone market will continue to see its overall growth slow in 2015. The firm says that global smartphone shipments will grow just 11.3 percent this year, down from 27.6 percent the year prior. The changes are attributed, in part, to the Chinese smartphone market reaching saturation, which will make 2015 the first year that Chinas smartphone growth (2.5 percent) will be slower than the worldwide market. Chinas slowdown will also impact Androids growth, IDC says, as the Google-developed mobile...
  • Gov. Scott Walker [Powerline Interview and Ricochet Presidential Poll for 1st & 2nd choice]

    04/30/2015 2:41:23 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 16 replies
    Ricochet ^ | April 25, 2015 | Power Lines John Hinderacker interviews Scott Walker
    Powerline audio LINK [runs 9:00] Gov. Scott Walker (R-Wisconsin) addressed the Freedom Clubs annual dinner in Minnesota. Walker made time between photos and the dinner for a Power Line interview. icon From Power Lines John Hinderacker: How was his speech? It was terrific. I have wondered whether Walker would be dynamic enough to succeed on the national stage. His low-key style has served him well in Wisconsin, but would he be able to inspire national Republicans? I neednt have worried. Walker spoke extemporaneously, without notes (or, needless to say, teleprompter), and from the heart. He got a thunderous reception from...
  • 141st Kentucky Derby Post Positions & Live Thread (Sat 6:15ish)

    04/29/2015 3:02:31 PM PDT · by lwd · 62 replies
    Live TV - NBC | 4-29-2015 | me
    1. Ocho Ocho Ocho 50-1 2. Carpe Diem 8-1 3. Materiality 12-1 4. Tencendur 30-1 5. Danzig Moon 30-1 6. Mubtaahij 20-1 7. El Kabeir 30-1 8. Dortmund 3-1 9. Bolo 30-1 10. Firing Line 12-1 11. Sanford 30-1 12. International Star 20-1 13. Itsaknockout 30-1 14. Keen ice 50-1 15. Frosted 15-1 16. War Story 50-1 17. Mr. Z 50-1 18. American Pharoah 5-2 19. Upstart 15-1 20. Far Right 30-1
  • NFL Schedule - 2015

    04/21/2015 5:07:38 PM PDT · by Libloather · 20 replies
    ESPN ^ | 4/21/15
    Everything @ the link.
  • Hillary Clinton Wrong On Familys Immigration History, Records Show [She Made Up Story]

    04/15/2015 7:03:49 PM PDT · by rightistight · 44 replies
    BuzzFeed ^ | 4/15/15 | Andrew Kaczynski
    Speaking in Iowa Wednesday, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said that all her grandparents had immigrated to the United States, a story that conflicts with public census and other records related to her maternal and paternal grandparents. The story of her grandmother specifically immigrating is one Clinton has told before. Clintons sole foreign-born grandparent, Hugh Rodham Sr., immigrated as a child. Her grandparents always spoke about the immigrant experience and, as a result she has always thought of them as immigrants, a Clinton spokesman told BuzzFeed News. As has been correctly pointed out, while her grandfather was an immigrant,...
  • Hillary Clinton delays online launch of presidential campaign for hours to 'build anticipation'

    04/12/2015 10:56:27 AM PDT · by PROCON · 110 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | April 12, 2015 | David Martosko
    Full Title: Hillary Clinton delays online launch of presidential campaign for hours to 'build anticipation' and will hit the trail quietly in Iowa Announcement to come via Twitter and an online video Was expected at noon but party insiders now say the suspense is intentional Hillary will start her 'listening tour' in Iowa and New Hampshire without huge fanfare Wunderkind campaign manager, 35, was a child when she was first lady and didn't live through her defining White House scandals Tough road ahead fighting with other Democrats as her poll numbers begin to slide and liberals question whether she's 'inevitable'Hillary...
  • The 15 highest-paying companies in America, 2015

    04/11/2015 5:50:39 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 04/11/2015 | JACQUELYN SMITH AND MIKE NUDELMAN
    Companies like Netflix and Google aren't just fun places to work. They're also two of the highest-paying employers in the US. Glassdoor, an online jobs and careers community, just released a new report which identifies the 15 companies with the highest median total compensation which includes base salary and other forms of income, such as commissions, tips, and bonuses as reported by US-based employees on the Glassdoor website over the past year. Turns out the average employee at the No. 1 company, New York-based law firm Skadden Arps, rakes in over $180,00 a year. That's nearly four times...
  • Marco Rubio: 2015 NRA-ILA Leadership Forum

    04/11/2015 1:14:11 AM PDT · by LeoWindhorse · 9 replies
    YouTube ^ | Apr. 10 | Marco Rubio
    Florida Senator Marco Rubio addresses the crowd at the NRA-ILA Leadership Forum, an event of the 2015 NRA Annual Meetings in Nashville, Tennessee. Originally aired 4/10/15.
  • Likud likens V15 activity to past corruption allegations against Herzog

    02/02/2015 6:10:26 PM PST · by SJackson · 5 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 2-2-15 | Lahav Harkov
    Herzog exercised his right to remain silent during the investigation, which was closed because there was not enough evidence to press charges. A public campaign to change the political leadership is the Lefts corrupt attempt to buy an election victory, a Likud campaign said Saturday. The comments referred to V15, an organization dedicated to bringing political change that is partnered with OneVoice Israel, which works with Israelis and Palestinians to lobby their political leadership to bring about a two-state solution. The Likud said V15s activities break campaign finance laws, comparing them to the Barak nonprofits affair, in which former prime...
  • Israeli Election and the Blood Moon Is it possible this election become a watershed event?

    03/17/2015 8:22:48 AM PDT · by Obadiah · 40 replies
    3/17/15 | Obadiah
    There is a Solar eclipse and a Supermoon on March 20. The third Blood moon is on April 4. Is it possible the Israeli election becomes a watershed event for Israel?
  • ILLINOIS GUN OWNER LOBBY DAY Rally and March Wednesday, March 18, 2015 Springfield, IL

    03/16/2015 7:49:57 PM PDT · by Steelers6 · 7 replies
    Illinois State Rifle Association ^ | March 16, 2015 | Steelers6
    ILLINOIS GUN OWNER LOBBY DAY Rally and March Wednesday, March 18, 2015 Let your voice be heard in Springfield! 10:30 a.m. Doors open - Prairie Capital Convention Center - sandwiches, drinks available at concessions 11:45 a.m. Registration/Rally, Prairie Capital Convention Center 1:00 p.m. March to the State Capitol to lobby legislators 3:00 p.m. Rally at the Rotunda! 4:00 p.m. Buses depart for home (north side of Capitol on Monroe Street) Thank you to those who signed up for a bus to IGOLD. All schedules are being turned in to the bus captains at this time. Let's make this a great...
  • 7.7M ObamaCare customers qualify for subsidies in 2015 ($2 billion per month)

    03/10/2015 5:11:22 PM PDT · by Libloather · 16 replies
    The Hill ^ | 3/10/15 | Sarah Ferris
    Nearly nine in 10 people who signed up for healthcare from the federal government this year qualify for subsidies, the Obama administration announced Tuesday. A total of 7.7 million people would receive subsidies this year in the roughly three-dozen states using HealthCare.gov a figure that has held steady since ObamaCare's first year. The Obama administration touted the figure Tuesday to show that the vast majority of people in states using the federal exchange rely on subsidies as the Supreme Court weighs a case that could eliminate them. A total of 34 states using HealthCare.gov could lose subsidies if the...