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  • BREAKING: Sen. Barbara Mikulski 34th senator to support Iran nuke deal

    09/02/2015 7:46:09 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 64 replies
    WBAL TV11 ^ | 9-2-15
    Move ensures landmark Obama victory WASHINGTON —Maryland Democrat Sen. Barbara Mikulski is 34th senator to support Iran nuke deal, ensuring landmark Obama victory. Mikulski on Wednesday issued the following statement in support of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action international agreement to prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons: "In accordance with the law, Congress has been reviewing the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action for the past 45 days. I have spent countless hours reading, being briefed and pouring over the intelligence. I have diligently worked to make an informed decision, one that weighs risk and considers a future 10, 15,...
  • Over 150 High Schoolers Stage Walkout Protest After Trans Student Seeks to Use Girls' Locker Room

    09/02/2015 7:34:30 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 103 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 09/02/2015 | Samuel Smith
    Over 150 students at a Missouri high school walked out of class Monday and staged a two-hour protest to voice their disapproval with a transgender student's request to use the girls' locker room to change for her physical education class. After dozens of parents showed up to a school board meeting at Hillsboro High School last Thursday to discuss their concerns over a senior transgender student's desire to use the girls' locker room and bathrooms, students and parents took to the school's parking lot on Monday to tell administrators they won't allow girls' privacy rights to be infringed upon to...
  • Jorge Ramos Slams 'Kate's Law' As Unfair to Illegal Immigrants

    08/31/2015 6:47:17 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 51 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 8/31/2015 | Katie Pavlich
    Univision anchor and open border illegal immigration activist Jorge Ramos is slamming 'Kate's Law' as unfair to illegal aliens. As a reminder Kate's Law, first introduced to public debate by Fox News' Bill O'Reilly, would give a mandatory five years in prison to violent, deported illegal immigrants who reenter the U.S. Kate's Law was proposed after 32-year-old Kate Steinle was killed by an illegal alien, who had been deported five times, while walking on a San Francisco pier with her father back in July. video at link Notice how Ramos uses the term "immigrants" rather than "illegal immigrants." Only once...
  • 9/11 ‘Dust Lady’ Marcy Borders, featured in haunting photo, dies of cancer

    08/26/2015 7:12:29 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 17 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | August 26, 2015 | J. Freedom du Lac
    When the World Trade Center’s South Tower collapsed, just before 10 a.m. on Sept. 11, 2001, photographer Stan Honda was in lower Manhattan, taking pictures of the incomprehensible scene.
  • Burger King Wants McDonald’s Help to Make the ‘McWhopper’: All For The Sake Of World Peace

    08/26/2015 2:55:31 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 43 replies
    TIME ^ | 08/26/2015 | Jon Chew
    Burger King has offered McDonald’s a golden opportunity to come together and make one burger to rule them all — in the name of world peace, of course.In full-page ads running Wednesday in The New York Times and the Chicago Tribune – the hometown paper of the Illinois-based McDonald’s – the fast-food chain is proposing the “McWhopper,” a hybrid of each company’s signature Big Mac and Whopper burgers that will be sold for one day in one pop-up store in one city.That city, Burger King is proposing, would be Atlanta, a meeting point between both company’s headquarters. The marketing...
  • Another Lois Lerner secret email account uncovered

    08/25/2015 7:07:35 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 08/25/2015 | Thomas Lifson
    Judicial Watch has uncovered a secret email account linked to official business that was used by Lois Lerner, the IRS executive who took the Fifth Amendment and retired to an estimated $100,000 a year retirement income. The effect of using a secret email account – in this case, Lerner’s email account was in the name of Toby Miles – is to prevent Freedom of Information Act inquiries from uncovering the official information contained in the secret emails. In toehr words, it is a way for a government official to deny the public its right to see how the government...
  • BREAKING NEWS:Unarmed US Marines 'take down' gunman onboard a high-speed train (France)

    08/21/2015 12:44:58 PM PDT · by Jed Eckert · 104 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 13:34 EST, 21 August 2015 | Darren Boyle
    A gunman opened fire on board a high speed train in northern France. Eyewitnesses said three U.S. Marines on the train disarmed the gunman. The man was armed with a deadly a Kalashnikov AK-47 assault rifle. Three people were wounded and the gunman is currently in police custody.
  • Jesse Ventura: I’d like to be Trump’s running mate

    08/12/2015 6:50:24 PM PDT · by markomalley · 52 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 8/12/15 | Ed Morrissey
    Well, why not? One’s a pot-stirrer with occasional ties to professional wrestling, and the other is … the former governor of Minnesota. Those who don’t recall Jesse Ventura’s foray into statewide politics may not realize it, but this could be a match made in heaven, at least for Ventura. After endorsing Donald Trump while speaking with former Trump adviser Roger Stone yesterday on Ventura’s Off the Grid, Jesse got down to the real business: “I decided to go rogue. I still support Donald Trump, very strongly, even though we have some disagreements on issues. On the No. 1 issue: cleaning...
  • James Earl (Jimmy) Carter has metastasized Liver Cancer

    08/12/2015 1:51:08 PM PDT · by SES1066 · 129 replies
    FoxNews Cavuto | 08/12/15 | Fox News
    Verbal announcement that the previous surgery for a liver tumor has now been diagnosed as a cancer and it has apparently spread beyond the liver.
  • Obama White House staffer charged after shooting gun at boyfriend

    08/11/2015 7:07:08 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 08/11/2015 | Thomas Lifson
    In yet another “unprecedented” (one of Barack Obama’s favorite terms) landmark, a Special Assistant to the President and House Legislative Affairs Liaison has been charged with first- and second-degree assault charges, as well as one count of reckless endangerment for shooting at her boyfriend. The White House staffer, Barvetta Singletary, reportedly: Photo credit: S.S. Democratic Party … confronted her boyfriend, a Capitol Hill police officer, about another woman he was seeing before grabbing his two cellphones and his .40 caliber Glock 23 service weapon, NBC reported. When the officer refused to give Singletary his cellphone passwords, she took the...
  • Bernie Sanders leaves Seattle stage after event disrupted by Black Lives Matter protesters

    08/08/2015 7:25:24 PM PDT · by rktman · 14 replies
    washingtonpost.com ^ | 8/8/2015 | John Wagner
    A planned speech in Seattle by presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders celebrating the anniversary of Social Security and Medicare was scuttled Saturday after protesters from a Black Lives Matter chapter took the stage and demanded that the crowd hold Sanders “accountable” for not doing enough, in their view, to address police brutality and other issues on the group’s agenda.
  • Louis Farrakhan Urges Black Community To "Rise Up And Kill Those Who Kill Us"

    08/04/2015 11:26:24 AM PDT · by Kartographer · 101 replies
    ZeroHedge ^ | 8/4/15 | Tyler Durden
    Follows an excerpt from his troubling sermon: I am looking for 10,000 in the midst of the millions, 10,000 fearless men who say death is sweeter than continued life under tyranny. Death is sweeter than to continue to live and bury our children while the white folks give the killer hamburgers. Death is sweeter than watching us slaughter each other to the joy of a 400-year old enemy. The Koran teaches persecution is worse than slaughter. Then it says, retaliation is prescribed in matters of the slain. Retaliation is a prescription from God to calm the breaths of those whose...
  • Donald Trump Suggests Shutting Down Government Over Planned Parenthood

    08/04/2015 9:55:16 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 45 replies
    NY Times ^ | August 4, 2015 | Maggie Haberman
    Donald J.Trump suggested he supported shutting down the federal government to stop funding for Planned Parenthood in the wake of videos that show officials with the group discussing fees for tissue from aborted fetuses. In an interview with conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt on Monday, as the Senate voted down a measure to stop federal financing for the group, Mr. Trump called the clips “disgraceful.” Mr. Trump cited the efforts to shut down the government in order to halt funding for the Affordable Care Act, a movement in 2013 led by Senator Ted Cruz, Republican of Texas and a candidate...
  • Ohio Cops Hunt 70 Juveniles In Late Night "Mob And Rob" Of Circle K Store

    07/30/2015 10:09:26 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 44 replies
    The Smoking Gun ^ | 27 July, 2015
    Ohio cops are investigating the ransacking of a Circle K store that was overrun early Saturday morning by up to 70 juveniles. According to Akron police, the suspects “entered the gas station and started to destroy and steal property” during the so-called mob and rob attack. As seen above, a couple who stopped at the Circle K for gas shot video of the juveniles fleeing the store with stolen merchandise. A woman in the car called 911 and reported that the suspects were “running around in the parking lot like wild children.” An Akron Police Department report--which classified the incident...
  • Lake County killing, manhunt leaves tranquil community on edge

    07/28/2015 3:02:22 PM PDT · by Jim from C-Town · 27 replies
    The Cleveland Plain Dealer ^ | 07,28,2015 | Patrick Cooley
    CONCORD TOWNSHIP, Ohio — People living in the quiet neighborhood surrounding Helen Hazen Wyman Park were shocked to learn of Monday's killing of a 60-year-old woman by a man who is also accused of shooting another woman and the attempted rape of a 14-year-old girl. Residents who said they previously felt safe in the rural township streets surrounded by woodlands, a public park and a bike trail are now locking their doors at night. Juan Emmanuel Razo, 35, tried to rape a girl in the park Monday night and later shot a woman walking on a nearby bike trail in...
  • OHIO STORE RANSACKED BY 70 TEENS IN LATE NIGHT ‘MOB AND ROB’

    07/27/2015 9:49:36 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 41 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | 07/27/2015
    Ugh. Not again. This is really becoming epidemic in some cities: SMOKING GUN – Ohio cops are investigating the ransacking of a Circle K store that was overrun early Saturday morning by up to 70 juveniles.According to Akron police, the suspects “entered the gas station and started to destroy and steal property” during the so-called mob and rob attack.As seen above, a couple who stopped at the Circle K for gas shot video of the juveniles fleeing the store with stolen merchandise. A woman in the car called 911 and reported that the suspects were “running around in the parking...
  • Adultery website 'Ashley Madison' hacked

    07/20/2015 10:38:49 AM PDT · by TangledUpInBlue · 18 replies
    WND ^ | 7/20 | WND via CNN
    A dating website that helps married people cheat has been hit by hackers who threatened to release information about millions of customers. Ashley Madison, which uses the advertising slogan “Life is short. Have an affair,” said Monday it had been attacked and some user data was stolen. Brian Krebs, the blogger behind Krebs on Security, first reported the breach late on Sunday. Krebs said the hackers posted some data and were threatening to release all Ashley Madison’s customer records if their demands were not met. Read more at http://www.wnd.com/2015/07/adultery-website-ashley-madison-hacked/#4b1hcBDpvDkjWerB.99
  • Detroit police seek men who robbed couples, raped the women

    07/19/2015 7:17:40 PM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 52 replies
    A.P. ^ | July 19, 2015 | no attributiob
    DETROIT (AP) — Police in Detroit are searching for men who allegedly robbed two young couples at gunpoint in separate attacks two hours apart and gang-raped the women while forcing the male victims to watch.
  • Stop Everything: There’s a New Seaweed That Tastes Like Bacon and Is Better for You Than Kale

    07/16/2015 12:05:35 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 88 replies
    Time ^ | 07-16-2015 | Helen Regan
    Dulse seaweed: a new variety, when cooked, reportedly tastes like bacon ============================================================================================= The world's most perfect food may have just arrived! Researchers from Oregon State University’s Hatfield Marine Science Center say they’ve created and patented a new type of seaweed that has the potential to be sold commercially as the next big superfood. The reason? It tastes just like bacon, they claim. The bizarre but tasty creation is actually a new strain of red marine algae called dulse that is packed full of minerals and protein and looks like red lettuce. Dulse normally grows in the wild along the Pacific...
  • Police: Woman Blames Obama For Counterfeiting Money

    07/15/2015 10:37:16 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 38 replies
    washington.cbslocal.com ^ | July 14, 2015 12:45 PM | Staff
    KINGSPORT, Tenn. (CBSDC) – A woman reportedly told police she was counterfeiting money because she read online that President Barack Obama created a new law stating that people can start printing their own money. The Times News reports Pamela Downs tried to use a counterfeit $5 bill at a local grocery store in Kingsport, Tennessee, on Sunday. Police say that counterfeit bill was printed on computer paper and that each side had been glued together. According to the Times News, Downs told the officer she received the money from a gas station a few days prior, but that she never...
  • ISIS Breaks Own Cruelty Record: Blows Up Baby for Demonstration

    07/13/2015 3:09:18 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 33 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 13/7/15 | Hillel Fendel
    In arguably one of its cruelest acts yet, the Islamic State (ISIS) has reportedly blown up a baby as part of a demonstration showing how to handle explosives. So reports The Clarion Project. The unparalleled incident took place in Diyala Province, eastern Iraq, this past Friday, according to Sadiq el-Husseini, Security Committee Chairman of the province on behalf of the anti-ISIS forces there. He recounted the event to the local Arabic-language A-Sumeriah News. “The organization booby-trapped the baby in front of dozens of armed ISIS men," el-Husseini said, "and then detonated it from afar.” He explained that the purpose of...
  • Medicare Plans to Pay Doctors for Counseling on End of Life

    07/08/2015 7:53:20 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 27 replies
    NYTimes ^ | July 8, 2015
    Medicare Plans to Pay Doctors for Counseling on End of Life By PAM BELLUCKJULY 8, 2015 Medicare, the federal program that insures 55 million older and disabled Americans, announced plans on Wednesday to reimburse doctors for conversations with patients about whether and how they would want to be kept alive if they became too sick to speak for themselves. The proposal would settle a debate that raged before the passage of the Affordable Care Act, when Sarah Palin labeled a similar plan as tantamount to setting up “death panels” that could cut off care for the sick. The new plan...
  • 41.7 Percent of Federal Criminal Cases in 5 Districts on US-Mexico Border

    07/08/2015 5:36:19 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 8, 2015 | Terry Jeffrey
    According to data released by the U.S. Justice Department, 41.7 percent of the federal criminal cases that U.S. attorneys filed in U.S. district courts in fiscal 2014 were in the five U.S. attorneys' districts that sit along the U.S.-Mexico border. In fact, the five districts that sit along the border -- those for Southern California, Arizona, New Mexico, Western Texas and Southern Texas -- were the top five in the country for criminal cases filed in U.S. district courts. The office of the U.S. attorney for Western Texas led the nation last year in filing criminal cases in U.S. district...
  • Judge Says Federal Officials Must Appear In Court for Violating Amnesty Injunction

    07/08/2015 12:08:19 PM PDT · by conservativejoy · 23 replies
    http://www.dailycaller.com ^ | 7/8/2015 | Chuck Ross
    Judge Says Federal Officials Must Personally Appear In Court For Violating Amnesty Injunction Chuck Ross 12:32 AM 07/08/2015 A federal judge in the district court of South Texas has ordered top officials with the Department of Homeland Security — including Secretary Jeh Johnson — to appear in person in his court in Brownsville next month to show why they should not be held in contempt for violating an injunction issued against President Obama’s executive amnesty order. Andrew Hanen issued the rare order on Tuesday in the latest court filing for a lawsuit filed to halt President Obama’s executive amnesty order....
  • Travel chaos as ALL United flights are grounded nationwide 'after computer glitch...

    07/08/2015 7:13:50 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 36 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | July 8, 2015 | Sophie Jane Evans
    United Airlines flights have been grounded nationwide due to a computer system glitch. Millions of passengers are currently stranded at airports across the U.S. after the airline requested that all planes be prevented from taking off, according to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). In a statement, United spokesman Luke Punzenberger told Bloomberg that the company had experienced a 'network connectivity issue' and was 'working to resolve this' as quickly as possible. '[We] apologize to our customers for any inconvenience,' he added.
  • Ex-CNNer Lynne Russell's husband kills robber in wild motel shootout

    07/01/2015 7:50:32 PM PDT · by rikkir · 49 replies
    NY Post ^ | 7/1/2015 | Shawn Cohen
    A road trip down old Route 66 led to a Wild West-style motel shootout for a pioneering CNN anchor and her former-soldier hubby. Lynne Russell — the first woman to ever solo-anchor a primetime network news show — and Chuck de Caro, 65, had stopped at a Motel 6 for the night in Albuquerque when an intruder slipped into their room as Russell went to grab something from the car around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday. “I opened the door and he materialized out of nowhere; he was inside,” she told The Post. “And he pushed me into the room and onto...
  • Black Teacher in Ohio Slaps Disabled White Student Saying She Doesn’t Have to ‘Serve White People

    07/01/2015 6:42:39 PM PDT · by Nachum · 57 replies
    GOP the Daily Dose ^ | Jul 1, 2015 | clyde
    A black teacher in Cincinnati, Ohio has resigned after she slapped a handicapped white child and screamed at him that blacks in America “fought” so that they wouldn’t have to “serve white people like him.” This creep resigned not after students complained, but after her own teachers assistants complained of her abusive actions! It was going on for months, apparently. Intervention Specialist Pamela Bullock has left her position at Wayne Local Schools in Warren County, after four teaching assistants wrote a letter to administrators detailing her abuse toward students. In one incident, the assistants reported that Ms. Bullock was taking...
  • TRUMP SUES UNIVISION FOR $500 MILLION FOR BREAKING CONTRACT

    06/30/2015 6:31:45 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 35 replies
    Breibart ^ | June 30,2015 | Alex Swoyer
    GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump filed a $500 million lawsuit against Univision after it terminated its contract to carry the Miss USA pageant, scheduled for July 12. In a news release, Trump’s team announced: Under the contract, Univision is required to broadcast the pageant live on television in Spanish. While Univision claims its decision came solely in response to comments by Mr. Trump during a June 16, 2015 campaign speech announcing his candidacy for President of the United States, the decision was, in reality, a politically motivated attempt to suppress Mr. Trump’s freedom of speech under the First Amendment as...
  • Bristol Palin is Pregnant a Month After Canceling Wedding: 'I Know This Has Been a Disappointment'

    06/25/2015 4:50:46 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 130 replies
    People ^ | 06/25/2015 | SARAH MICHAUD
    A month after canceling her wedding, Bristol Palin has announced that she's pregnant. "I wanted you guys to be the first to know that I am pregnant," she wrote in a blog post on the religious website Patheos. "Honestly, I've been trying my hardest to keep my chin up on this one." She continued, "I know this has been, and will be, a huge disappointment to my family, to my close friends, and to many of you. But please respect [my 6-year-old son] Tripp's and my privacy during this time. I do not want any lectures and I do not...
  • Walmart Will Stop Selling Confederate Flag Merchandise

    06/22/2015 5:54:40 PM PDT · by markomalley · 63 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 6/22/15 | Josh Feldman
    After days of dancing around the matter, a score of South Carolina legislators (including the governor and both of its senators) stood united to say the Confederate flag should be removed from the state capitol.The controversy over the flag renewed after pictures were uncovered of the Charleston church shooter having a Confederate flag license plate. People have argued the kind of hate the flag represents has no place in modern America.Well, now Walmart is taking action too. According to CNN, the retail giant will no longer sell any merchandise with Confederate flags on them.A spokesperson explained, “We never want to...
  • A woman will appear on redesigned $10 bill in 2020

    06/17/2015 9:17:41 PM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 200 replies
    Washington Post ^ | June 17, 2015 | By Ylan Q. Mui and Abby Ohlheiser
    Will it be Susan B. Anthony or Harriet Tubman? Eleanor Roosevelt or Rosa Parks? Or another important woman from American history? These will be among the names the nation ponders after the Obama administration’s announcement late Wednesday that a woman will be featured on the $10 bill, the first time in well over a century that a female portrait will grace the United States’ paper money. The redesigned bill will be unveiled in 2020 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the right of women to vote. The Treasury Department is launching a massive public campaign to solicit suggestions through social...
  • Jeb Bush Names Hispanic Danny Diaz as Campaign Manager

    06/08/2015 1:53:19 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 21 replies
    NBC News Latino ^ | 6/8/15 | Suzanne Gamboa
    Republican presidential candidate-in-waiting Jeb Bush has named Danny Diaz, a veteran of former President George W. Bush's 2004 campaign, to be his campaign manager. The move puts Diaz in a top job in the Bush operation, not yet officially a campaign. Bush is scheduled to make an announcement June 15. Diaz, whose parents are from Spain, has been working as a Republican strategist at FP1 Strategies LLC, which he helped found. -snip- He was a lead consultant for New Mexico Gov. Susan Martinez's campaign in 2010 and was part of the National Hispanic Working Group for the Bush-Cheney campaign in...
  • Why I Defaulted on My Student Loans (Inside the mindset of the liberal entitlement philosophy)

    06/08/2015 5:27:26 AM PDT · by Sir_Humphrey · 106 replies
    New York Times ^ | June 6, 2015 | LEE SIEGEL
    Years later, I found myself confronted with a choice that too many people have had to and will have to face. I could give up what had become my vocation (in my case, being a writer) and take a job that I didn’t want in order to repay the huge debt I had accumulated in college and graduate school.Or I could take what I had been led to believe was both the morally and legally reprehensible step of defaulting on my student loans, which was the only way I could survive without wasting my life in a job that had...
  • X-Men Actor Patrick Stewart Defends UK Christian Bakery Fined for Refusing to Make Gay Marriage Cake

    06/06/2015 6:57:30 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 32 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 06/06/2015 | Anugrah Kumar
    Actor Patrick Stewart, who starred in "X-Men" and "Star Trek," says he supports the right of a Christian baker in Northern Ireland who refused to make a cake with a gay marriage slogan on it. The baker was last month convicted of "discrimination," and fined. Speaking on BBC's "Newsnight" show in a video published Thursday, Stewart showed support for Ashers Baking Company – owned by Colin and Karen McArthur, in Belfast – which was fined last month for refusing to make a cake with "support gay marriage" written on it along with a picture of Bert and Ernie from "Sesame...
  • FBI behind mysterious surveillance aircraft over US cities

    06/02/2015 9:20:32 AM PDT · by yoe · 4 replies
    My Way News ^ | June 2, 2015 | ACK GILLUM, EILEEN SULLIVAN and ERIC TUCKER
    The FBI is operating a small air force with scores of low-flying planes across the country carrying video and, at times, cellphone surveillance technology — all hidden behind fictitious companies that are fronts for the government, The Associated Press has learned. The planes' surveillance equipment is generally used without a judge's approval, and the FBI said the flights are used for specific, ongoing investigations. In a recent 30-day period, the agency flew above more than 30 cities in 11 states across the country, an AP review found. Aerial surveillance represents a changing frontier for law enforcement, providing what the government...
  • Obama: I Made America the Most Respected Country on Earth, Earth: Nope

    06/02/2015 8:28:38 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 28 replies
    FrontPage Mag ^ | 06/02/2015 | Daniel Greenfield
    [1]That crisis in international relations [2] has been solved. The oceans are receding. Or rising. And the earth respects Obama. Obama said, “People don’t remember, but when I came into office, the United States in world opinion ranked below China and just barely above Russia, and today once again, the United States is the most respected country on earth. Part of that I think is because of the work we did to reengage the world and say we want to work with you as partners with mutual interests and mutual respect. It was on that basis we were able...
  • FBI behind mysterious surveillance aircraft over US cities

    06/02/2015 7:24:58 AM PDT · by VerySadAmerican · 30 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 6/2/2015 | JACK GILLUM, EILEEN SULLIVAN and ERIC TUCKER
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI is operating a small air force with scores of low-flying planes across the country carrying video and, at times, cellphone surveillance technology — all hidden behind fictitious companies that are fronts for the government, The Associated Press has learned.
  • Rest easy, citizens: TSA finds almost 1 in 20 test bombs during screening

    06/01/2015 2:22:17 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 28 replies
    Hotair ^ | 06/01/2015 | Jazz Shaw
    A few weeks ago I had to go back to DC yet again for the Right Online conference and it involved flying in and out of Reagan, as well as Newark. As usual, I stood in the long lines – even with my previous screening check mark on my boarding passes – and went through all the rituals of unloading some of my things and passing through a detector. When I arrived at the hotel I opened my bag to find the usual TSA greeting card indicating that they had searched my checked baggage, no matter how much of...
  • Democrat Rep. Clyburn to GOP: “Be Very, Very Careful About How You Treat this President”

    05/31/2015 10:12:04 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 26 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 5/31/15 | John C. Velisek USN (Ret.)
    Last week, Rep. James Clyburn (Dem-SC) sat down with Voice of America host Carol Castiel and network congressional correspondent Cindy Saine. When asked about the Iran deal Clyburn said, “It’s one thing to review it. It’s something else to veto. I don’t think that Congress ought to have any right to circumvent the president. And this foolishness that has been going on up here, it’s just foolishness. And we have to be very, very careful and for people to not see … Look, I am old enough to have seen and paid close attention to many presidents, all the way...
  • BREAKING: Obama Executive Amnesty Takes Another Hit From Appeals Court

    05/26/2015 2:23:46 PM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 12 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 5/26/2015 | Katie Pavlich
    The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has knocked down an Obama administration request to lift a stay issued earlier this year on the implementation of President Obama's December 2014 executive action on illegal immigration. His executive action shields 5 million illegal immigrants in the United States from immediate deportation. In February, Federal Judge Andrew S. Hanen first issued the stay and denied a request for it to be lifted by the administration in April. Hanen also publicly scolded Department of Justice attorneys, slammed Homeland Security for failing to comply with the stay and questioned President Obama's integrity over the issue....
  • Report claims U.S. Government created the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS)

    05/24/2015 5:20:20 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 46 replies
    NJ Today ^ | 05/24/2015
    In an episode of Truth in Media, Ben Swann investigates the origins of the militant group referred to as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and lays blame for the terrorist organization on the United State government.CLICK ABOVE LINK FOR THE VIDEO “The name ISIS is one that every American knows,” said Swann, an independent investigative journalist who earned two Emmy Awards and two Edward R. Murrow awards. “The biggest threat to our national security since Al-Qaeda, right? They are a brutal, savage group known for public beheadings and mass executions. They are the face of the new...
  • John Kerry: Internet Needs Stronger Regulations to ‘Work Properly’

    05/19/2015 6:29:49 AM PDT · by rktman · 19 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 5/19/2015 | unknown
    In a speech in South Korea, Secretary of State John Kerry said that the Internet needs heavier regulations to “be able to flourish and work properly.” Touting the Obama administration’s new policy on the Internet, Kerry insisted that without strict government regulation, the Internet could not reach its potential, and he couched his comments as a way to respond to threats of cyberattacks. Kerry claimed that his “universal concepts” and “five principles” were necessary to protect the world’s Internet:
  • George Zimmerman Injured in Lake Mary Shooting (VIDEO) (sigh...)

    05/11/2015 12:15:08 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 48 replies
    5-11-2015 | Jim Hoft
    George Zimmerman was injured today in a shooting in Lake Mary Florida. Zimmerman suffered a minor gunshot wound. WESH reported: The shooting involving Zimmerman and another man happened on Lake Mary Boulevard about 12:45 p.m., police said. According to Bracknell, officers at the scene reported Zimmerman suffered a minor gunshot wound. “He walked normally into the ambulance, so he wasn’t being helped or nothing,” said witness Ricardo Berrare. “They actually backed up the ambulance next to his driver side so he could walk into the door.” Chopper 2 video showed a bullet hole in the passenger window of the vehicle...
  • Smith College to Admit Transgender Women

    05/04/2015 2:38:22 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 56 replies
    CNN ^ | May 4, 2015 | Brandon Griggs
    In yet another sign of evolving attitudes toward gender identity, venerable Smith College will begin admitting transgender women. Its board of trustees voted Saturday to clarify Smith's admission policy, said college President Kathleen McCartney in an announcement on Smith's website. The new policy will pertain to students applying in fall 2015 and thereafter who identify as women, even if they were born male. "The board's decision affirms Smith's unwavering mission and identity as a women's college, our commitment to representing the diversity of women's lived experiences, and the college's exceptional role in the advancement of women worldwide," said the announcement...
  • Shooting at Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas

    05/03/2015 6:04:40 PM PDT · by entropy12 · 93 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 10 minutes ago | Yahoo
    GARLAND, Texas (AP) — A contest for cartoons depictions of the Prophet Muhammad in a Dallas suburb is on lockdown after authorities reported a shooting outside the building. An officer dressed in SWAT gear took the stage toward the end of the event at the Curtis Culwell Center in Garland and told attendees, including an Associated Press reporter, that a shooting had occurred. He said one officer and two suspects were shot. It wasn't immediately clear if the shooting was related to the event.
  • Ben E. King, Soulful Singer, Dies at 76; ‘Stand by Me’ Was One of His Hits

    05/01/2015 2:50:22 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 9 replies
    New York Times ^ | MAY 1, 2015 | William Grimes
    Ben E. King, the smooth, soulful baritone who led the Drifters on “There Goes My Baby,” “Save the Last Dance for Me” and other hits in the late 1950s and early 1960s, and as a solo artist recorded the classic singles “Spanish Harlem” and “Stand by Me,” died on Thursday in Hackensack, N.J. He was 76. His lawyer, Judy Tint, said Mr. King, who lived in Teaneck, N.J., died at Hackensack University Medical Center after a brief illness, offering no further details. Mr. King was working in his father’s Harlem luncheonette in 1956 when a local impresario, Lover Patterson, overheard...
  • Michael Moore calls for full disarmament of police, wants prisons cleared

    05/01/2015 1:41:35 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 30 replies
    United Press International ^ | April 30, 2015 | Marilyn Malara
    FLINT, Mich., April 30 (UPI) -- Michael Moore turned to Twitter Thursday morning to voice his demands to society in the wake of civil unrest in Baltimore. "Imprison u, shoot u, sever your spine, crush your larynx, send u to war, keep u poor, call u a thug, not let u vote. But u can sing for us," the controversial film director tweeted to his 1.83 million followers. He went on to demand that all African-Americans currently incarcerated for non-violent or drug crimes to be released immediately. "I don't believe 50% of them did what they're accused of," he said....
  • Orioles postpone game against White Sox amid violent protests in Baltimore

    DC Sports Bog Orioles postpone game against White Sox amid violent protests in Baltimore By Kelyn Soong April 27 at 6:13 PM Baltimore Police officers in riot gear block a street Monday afternoon on Reisterstown Road near Mowdamin Mall in Baltimore. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images) Updated at 6:20 p.m. EDT: Baltimore Orioles announce game has been postponed Amid the violent protests that erupted Monday afternoon in Baltimore, the Orioles announced that Monday night’s game against the Chicago White Sox has been postponed. The decision, made after consultation with the Baltimore City Police Department, came less than an hour before the game...
  • Baltimore Mayor: “We also gave those who wished to destroy space to do that as well.”

    04/27/2015 8:43:15 AM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 23 replies
    Louder with Crowder ^ | April 27, 2015 | Steven Crowder
    Baltimore has erupted in chaos ever since Freddie Gray died in police custody after being arrested on drug suspicions. It’d gotten so bad that the violent rioters protesters exercising their first amendment rights were so passionately violently rioting exercising their first amendment rights, people weren’t allowed to leave the Orioles/Red Sox game… because of all the violent rioting free speech that was going on outside. Thankfully, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake held a news conference to urge calm…
  • Video: Bruce Jenner comes out — as a conservative Republican

    04/25/2015 10:30:06 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 75 replies
    Hotair ^ | 04/25/2015 | Ed Morrissey
    Last night’s interview with Bruce Jenner by Diane Sawyer on ABC’s 20/20 turned out to be very revealing … in a much different way than many thought. By this time, a relentless series of media reports had made it quite clear that Jenner had embraced a transgender identity, at least privately. The big reveal turned out to be that Jenner also identifies as a conservative Republican: When Sawyer asked if Jenner cheered when Obama became the first president to even say the word “transgender” in a State of the Union address, the 65-year-old replied that he “would certainly give...