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  • Woo hoo!! Our 3rd Quarter FReepathon is now underway!! [thread II]

    07/02/2015 8:54:23 AM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 19 replies
    We’ve taken some big hits recently. It appears our “leaders” in Washington, DC have all surrendered to the godless liberal/progressives and have decided to turn our society inside out and upside down. Congress running interference for Obama was bad enough, now we have the Supreme Court trampling on the constitution as well. When all three branches ignore the constitution we have a serious problem. The wimps in congress have proven over and over that they don’t have the will to fight and it’s now painfully obvious that the supremes are not willing to do their constitutional duty either. Government has...
  • Navy Yard, DC. Active Shooter (Update: False Alarm)

    07/02/2015 5:08:04 AM PDT · by TomGuy · 167 replies
    FoxNews, et al ^ | July 2, 2015 | FoxNews, et al
    Active Shooter, Navy Yard, Washington Campus on lockdown.
  • Baltimore Police Union Forces City Leadership To Admit They Gave “Stand Down Orders” (shortened)

    06/30/2015 10:02:16 PM PDT · by Ray76 · 76 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | Jun 30, 2015 | Sundance
    The Baltimore Police Union is demanding public records of radio transmissions and email notifications to prove the leadership in the Baltimore Police Department, specifically Police Chief Batts, told officers NOT to stop the riots and looting. Facing the probability the police union is going to succeed in their endeavor to put sunlight upon the truth the Mayor, Police Chief Batts and his leadership team are now having to admit they did tell the officers to ‘stand down’. You can listen to some of the audio transmission here. ...and questions have been raised about why Mayor Rawlings-Blake and Chief Batts would...
  • Pentagon urged to boot chaplains who oppose 'gay' marriage [Revelation 12]

    06/30/2015 10:57:39 AM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 132 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 6/29/2015 | Jack Minor
    Activist blasts 'intolerant filth lingering in the ranks of our armed forces' In the aftermath of the Supreme Court’s decision to redefine marriage in all 50 states, the Pentagon is now being urged to “cleanse itself” of chaplains who refuse to support same-sex marriage. Activist Mikey Weinstein, president of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation, is demanding the U.S. military conduct a purge of chaplains who holds to the traditional teaching of homosexuality and marriage espoused by the first commander in chief, George Washington. Weinstein claims chaplains who are “maintaining the state of antagonism between their religion and the sexual/gender identities...
  • US Giving up on Military Inspections of Iran Nuke Sites

    06/30/2015 9:50:04 AM PDT · by xzins · 58 replies
    The news from the Iranian nuclear program negotiations in Vienna just keeps getting worse. Now, it seems like the United States is going to give up on military inspections that could be anything close to effective. From the AFP: “We have worked out a process that we believe will ensure that the IAEA has the access it needs,” the administration official told reporters. “The entry point isn’t we must be able to get into every military site, because the United States of America wouldn’t allow anybody to get into every military site, so that’s not appropriate,” the official said.[...]“There are...
  • Turkey 'planning to invade Syria'

    06/29/2015 7:44:10 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 82 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 29 Jun 2015 | Richard Spencer
    Turkey has sent shock waves through the Middle East by preparing plans to send troops into Syria for the first time, turning the civil war into an international conflict on Europe’s borders. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has authorised a change in the rules of engagement agreed by the Turkish parliament to allow the army to strike at Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil), as well as the Assad regime, according to local newspapers. The aim is to establish a buffer zone for refugees and against Isil, but Mr Erdogan has also suggested that the main target of the...
  • [illegal alien] Voting-Rights Advocates Get Win at Supreme Court

    06/29/2015 2:28:26 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 62 replies
    Roll Call ^ | 6/29/2015 | Simone Pathé
    Monday’s big election law news came from the Supreme Court’s penultimate decision of the term upholding Arizona’s congressional districts. But before handing down its last three decisions, the court made voting-rights advocates happy by deciding not to review a different election case. “Arizona citizens can continue to participate in voter registration drives without worrying about not having proof of citizenship documents,” Shirley Sandelands, of the League of Women Voters of Arizona, said in a statement Monday. The case, Kobach, et al. v. Election Assistance Commission, et al., was about whether Arizona and Kansas could require voters to prove their citizenship...
  • Supreme Court Blocks Texas Abortion Law

    06/29/2015 12:45:21 PM PDT · by ConservativeMan55 · 96 replies
    Via Fox The Supreme Court blocks Texas restrictions on abortions.
  • Supreme Court rules against EPA on pollution rules

    06/29/2015 7:44:32 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 78 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 6-29-2015 | John Siciliano
    The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 against Environmental Protection Agency pollution rules for power plants Monday, in a blow to President Obama's environmental agenda. The EPA rules in question regulate hazardous air pollutants and mercury from coal- and oil-fired power plants, known as the MATS regulations. The regulations went into effect April 16. The utility industry argues that the rules cost them billions of dollars to comply and that EPA ignored the cost issue in putting the regulations into effect. Many of the companies have either made the investments or closed power plants to comply. If the investments necessary to upgrade...
  • Supreme Court Allows Use of Execution Drug

    06/29/2015 7:22:30 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 55 replies
    NY Times ^ | June 29, 2015 | Adam Liptak
    The Supreme Court ruled on Monday against three death row inmates who had sought to bar the use of an execution drug they said risked causing excruciating pain. Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. wrote the majority opinion in the 5-to-4 decision. He was joined by the court’s four more conservative justices. The drug, the sedative midazolam, played a part in three long and apparently painful executions last year. It was used in an effort to render inmates unconscious before they were injected with other, severely painful drugs. Four condemned inmates in Oklahoma challenged the use of the drug, saying it...
  • David Sweat shot by trooper, bleeding badly

    06/28/2015 1:00:10 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 170 replies
    Buffalo News ^ | June 28, 2015
    MALONE – David Sweat was shot by a state trooper in the Town of Constable Sunday afternoon, a law enforcement source with knowledge of the investigation said. Sweat is bleeding badly, according to the source who called his wounds “life-threatening.” The Press-Republican also reported that David Sweat was shot. The paper said he is seriously wounded. Constable is just north of Malone, where Matt was shot Friday afternoon, and just south of the Canadian border. More than 1,300 federal, state and local officers were hunting for Sweat in the dense woods of Franklin County in the northern Adirondack Mountains. More...
  • Greek banks 'to stay shut on Monday'

    06/28/2015 10:10:25 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 144 replies
    BBC News ^ | 6-28-2015 | BBC News
    Greece banks to stay closed on Monday, Piraeus Bank chief says, after emergency meeting in Athens This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly
  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 28 June 2015

    06/28/2015 4:29:37 AM PDT · by Alas Babylon! · 123 replies
    Various driveby media television networks ^ | 28 June 2015 | Various Self-Serving Politicians and Big Media Screaming Faces
    The Talk Shows June 28th, 2015 Guests to be interviewed today on major television talk shows: FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas; Former NSA and CIA Director General Michael Hayden; Former Solicitor General Ted Olsen.MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina; Gov. Bobby Jindal of Louisiana; Mary Bonauto, civil rights project director for Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders.FACE THE NATION (CBS): Gov. John Kasich, R-Ohio; Reps. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., Elijah Cummings, D-Md., and Trey Gowdy, R-S.C.; Chad Griffin, president of the Human Rights Campaign; Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics...
  • Ted Cruz: Constitutional Remedies to a Lawless Supreme Court

    06/26/2015 4:00:53 PM PDT · by Isara · 318 replies
    National Review ^ | June 26, 2015 | Ted Cruz
    This week, we have twice seen Supreme Court justices violating their judicial oaths. Yesterday, the justices rewrote Obamacare, yet again, in order to force this failed law on the American people. Today, the Court doubled down with a 5–4 opinion that undermines not just the definition of marriage, but the very foundations of our representative form of government. Both decisions were judicial activism, plain and simple. Both were lawless.As Justice Scalia put it regarding Obamacare, “Words no longer have meaning if an Exchange that is not established by a State is ‘established by the State.’ . . . We should...
  • Farrakhan: I Don’t Get Debate Over Confederate Flag, ‘We Need to Put the American Flag Down’

    06/25/2015 7:19:41 AM PDT · by illiac · 38 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 6/24/15 | Ian Hanchett
    Louis Farrakhan stated “We need to put the American flag down. Because we’ve caught as much hell under that as the Confederate flag” in remarks before the Metropolitan AME Church in Washington, DC on Wednesday first reported by DC’s WMAL. Farrakhan said, “White folks march with you because they don’t want you upsetting the city, they don’t give a damn about them nine.” He added that when the police took suspected shooter Dylann Roof to Burger King they were saying “You did a good job. Kill all them [bleep.]”
  • Ted Cruz On Supreme Court Rulings: ‘Some Of The Darkest 24 Hours In Our Nation’s History’ [AUDIO]

    06/26/2015 2:27:27 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 96 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | June 26, 2015 | Al Weaver
    Continuing his critique of the Supreme Court’s recent decisions on Obamacare and same-sex marriage, Sen. Ted Cruz said Friday that the rulings mark “some of the darkest 24 hours in our nations history.” Cruz made the comments in an interview on Sean Hannity’s radio show Friday afternoon. “Today is some of the darkest 24 hours in our nation’s history,” Cruz said. “I couldn’t say it more eloquently,” Hannity responded. “Yesterday and today were both naked and shameless judicial activism,” Cruz said. “Neither decision — the decision yesterday rewriting Obamacare for the second time. Six justices joined the Obama administration. You...
  • One of the New York Prison Escapees, Richard Matt, Is Fatally Shot [Sweat Shot Caught]

    06/26/2015 1:43:47 PM PDT · by Syncro · 104 replies
    nyt ^ | JUNE 26, 2015 | WILLIAM K. RASHBAUM and BENJAMIN MUELLER
    Richard W. Matt, one of the convicted murderers who staged an elaborate escape from New York’s largest prison nearly three weeks ago, was killed on Friday in a burst of gunfire by federal agents, two people with knowledge of the situation said.
  • TEXAS: Governor Abbott Statement On Supreme Court Ruling On Same-Sex Marriage

    06/26/2015 1:35:40 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 174 replies
    Office Of The Governor ^ | June 26, 2015 | Governor Greg Abbott
    Governor Greg Abbott today released the following statement regarding the Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage ruling: “The Supreme Court has abandoned its role as an impartial judicial arbiter and has become an unelected nine-member legislature. Five Justices on the Supreme Court have imposed on the entire country their personal views on an issue that the Constitution and the Court’s previous decisions reserve to the people of the States. “Despite the Supreme Court’s rulings, Texans’ fundamental right to religious liberty remains protected. No Texan is required by the Supreme Court’s decision to act contrary to his or her religious beliefs regarding marriage....
  • Free Republic will continue the fight for our God-given Liberty and against godless socialism!

    06/26/2015 12:59:30 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 224 replies
    June 26, 2015 | Jim Robinson
    Free Republic is and will remain a pro-God, pro-life, pro-family, pro-constitution, pro-liberty site. Our constitution took a couple big hits this week, but there is no way we should surrender or give up the fight. America is and always has been a Judeo-Christian nation. We believe our unalienable rights are bestowed upon us by our Creator and cannot be lawfully removed by a godless socialist/fascist government gone awry. We will fight on. As long as God gives me breath, I will fight to defend our Constitution. As the man said, give me liberty or give me death!
  • Scalia Dissent: I write separately to call attention to this Court’s threat to American democracy

    06/26/2015 8:06:38 AM PDT · by xzins · 272 replies
    Supreme Court.gov ^ | 26 Jun 15 | Antonin Scalia
    I write separately to call attention to this Court’s threat to American democracy. The substance of today’s decree is not of immense personal importance to me. The law can recognize as marriage whatever sexual attachments and living arrangements it wishes, and can accord them favorable civil consequences, from tax treatment to rights of inheritance. 2 OBERGEFELL v. HODGES SCALIA, J., dissenting Those civil consequences—and the public approval that conferring the name of marriage evidences—can perhaps have adverse social effects, but no more adverse than the effects of many other controversial laws. So it is not of special importance to me...
  • Supreme Court rules for gay marriage

    06/26/2015 7:40:16 AM PDT · by HomerBohn · 202 replies
    Reuters ^ | 6/26/2015 | Staff
    WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court ruled that the Constitution provides same-sex couples the right to marry in a historic triumph for gay rights. -snip- Justice Anthony Kennedy, writing on behalf of the court, said that the hope of gay people intending to marry "is not to be condemned to live in loneliness, excluded from one of civilization's oldest institutions. They ask for equal dignity in the eyes of the law. The Constitution grants them that right."
  • SCOTUS Decision": Gay Marriage Constituional Right

    06/26/2015 7:00:35 AM PDT · by C19fan · 445 replies
    SCOTUS Blog ^ | June 26, 2015 | Me
    Holding: Fourteenth Amendment requires a state to license a marriage between two people of the same sex. 5-4 decision
  • SCOTUS: Marriage dead

    06/26/2015 7:01:22 AM PDT · by markomalley · 236 replies
    6-26-15
    Ruling just came out 5-4
  • Sodomite Marriage Upheld

    06/26/2015 7:01:20 AM PDT · by ConservativeMan55 · 57 replies
    Via Fox. Ugh Sodomites Celebrate.
  • Tunisia beach resort attack: multiple deaths reported – live updates (At least 27 dead, Many Euros)

    06/26/2015 5:36:40 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 62 replies
    UK Gaurdian ^ | 6-26-2015 | Haroon Siddique
    At least 27 people have been killed in an attack on a hotel in the Tunisian beach resort of Sousse, according to an interior ministry official. The attack was on the Imperial Marhaba hotel, a source and local radio said. A security source at the scene said the body of one gunman armed with a Kalashnikov assault rifle lay where police had shot him dead. It was unclear whether there were other assailants. Sousse, some 150 kilometres from Tunis, is a popular resort for both Tunisians and Europeans
  • Man Beheaded And Islamist Flag Raised In France

    06/26/2015 2:23:16 AM PDT · by Tennessee Nana · 94 replies
    SKYNEWS ^ | June n26, 2016 | Staff
    A man has been decapitated and an Islamist flag raised near a French factory in Grenoble, according to reports. There are also reports of a loud explosion at the factory and several other victims.
  • House bill would force the Supreme Court to enroll in ObamaCare

    06/25/2015 5:40:01 PM PDT · by RaceBannon · 77 replies
    THE HILL ^ | 06/25/15 | By Mark Hensch
    A House Republican on Thursday proposed forcing the Supreme Court justices and their staff to enroll in ObamaCare. Rep. Brian Babin (R-Texas) said that his SCOTUScare Act would make all nine justices and their employees join the national healthcare law’s exchanges. ADVERTISEMENT “As the Supreme Court continues to ignore the letter of the law, it’s important that these six individuals understand the full impact of their decisions on the American people,” he said. “That’s why I introduced the SCOTUScare Act to require the Supreme Court and all of its employees to sign up for ObamaCare,” Babin said. Babin’s potential legislation...
  • TROOPATHON VIII! Today June 25th SUPPORT THE TROOPS!

    06/25/2015 12:36:27 PM PDT · by Syncro · 34 replies
    Troopathon.org/Move America Forward/ Ustream.tv ^ | June 25, 2015 | Various/Melanie Morgan
    Troopathon VIII is today 6-25 1pm-7pm Pacific 4pm-10pm Eastern. It's an annual event to support the troops by sending them packages with essential and desired items of use to them while deployed in the Mideast. This year to save money the Troopathon will be broadcasting from the offices of Move America Forward in Sacramento, California. There are over 10,000 troops serving in Afghanistan (6,000+) and Iraq, 3,100-3500, plus a handful elsewhere in the middle east. Melanie Morgan will be the host again and there will be many guests we are all familiar with. Most will be by phone and internet....
  • Chaffetz backtracks, reinstates punished GOP lawmaker to chairmanship

    06/25/2015 10:04:16 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 54 replies
    The Hill ^ | 6-25-15 | Scott Wong
    Facing enormous blowback, Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) on Thursday reversed course and said he was reinstating Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) as a subcommittee chairman. Chaffetz stripped Meadows of his subcommittee gavel last week after the congressman joined nearly three dozen other conservatives in voting against leadership on a procedural motion that nearly scuttled a major trade package.
  • BREAKING: Healthcare subsidies upheld by SCOTUS

    06/25/2015 7:09:40 AM PDT · by GIdget2004 · 612 replies
    SCOTUS Blog ^ | 06/25/2015 | SCOUTSBLOG
    Six are the Chief, Kennedy, Ginsburg, Breyer, Sotomayor, and Kagan.
  • US Supreme Court Issues and Opinions - 9:30am EDT (SCOTUS Blog to start at 9am) 6-25-15

    06/25/2015 3:41:45 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 206 replies
    US Supreme Court Issues and Opinions - 9:30am EDT (SCOTUS Blog to start at 9am) 6-25-15
  • Davis-Monthan AFB: F-16 crashes in Douglas (Arizona)

    06/24/2015 10:48:45 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 29 replies
    KPHO ^ | 6-25-2015 | Catherine Holland
    n F-16 from the 162nd Fighter Wing of the Air National Guard has crashed near Douglas close to Arizona's border with New Mexico, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base has confirmed.
  • Republican-led Congress hands Obama major win on trade

    06/24/2015 6:16:55 PM PDT · by xzins · 124 replies
    CNS ^ | June 24, 2015 | CHARLES BABINGTON
    <p>WASHINGTON (AP) — In a triumph of divided government, the Republican-controlled Congress passed major trade legislation Wednesday that was long-sought by President Barack Obama but vehemently opposed by most lawmakers in his party.</p> <p>The measure to strengthen Obama's hand in global trade talks cleared the Senate on a vote of 60-38, and will go to the White House for his signature — less than two weeks after it was temporarily derailed in the House in an uprising of Democratic lawmakers who argued it would cost American jobs.</p>
  • **LIVE**: Ted Cruz on Special Report with Bret Baier FNC

    06/24/2015 3:35:36 PM PDT · by Textide · 156 replies
    FNC | 06/24/2015 | Self
    Ted Cruz live on FNC
  • World powers offering Iran nuclear reactors as part of deal (The Insanity Continues!)

    06/24/2015 12:52:37 PM PDT · by Dave346 · 23 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | June 24, 2015, 1:03 pm | George Jahn
    VIENNA - The United States and other nations negotiating a nuclear deal with Iran are ready to offer high-tech reactors and other state-of-the-art equipment to Tehran if it agrees to crimp programs that can make atomic arms, according to a confidential document obtained Tuesday by The Associated Press. The draft document — one of several technical appendices meant to accompany the main text of any deal — has dozens of bracketed text areas where disagreements remain. Technical cooperation is the least controversial issue at the talks, and the number of brackets suggest the sides have a ways to go not...
  • Mitch McConnell to Kentucky Capitol: Lose the Jefferson Davis Statue

    06/23/2015 4:10:58 PM PDT · by Robe · 235 replies
    Nationl Journal ^ | 6/23/2015 | Nora Kelly
    The Senate majority leader told reporters Tuesday that the memorial belongs in a museum, not the statehouse.
  • EBay bans sales of Confederate flag on its site (And Etsy,Amazon, too)

    06/23/2015 12:52:50 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 232 replies
    AP ^ | 6-23-2015 | Joseph Pisani
    Calling it a "contemporary symbol of divisiveness and racism," eBay said Tuesday that it will ban the sale of Confederate flags and similarly themed merchandise. "This decision is consistent with our long-standing policy that prohibits items that promote or glorify hatred, violence and racial intolerance," said eBay spokeswoman Johnna Hoff. The e-commerce company is the latest to prohibit the sale of Confederate merchandise following Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Sears Holdings Corp.
  • Obama's trade agenda moves past key Senate hurdle

    06/23/2015 9:01:21 AM PDT · by bimboeruption · 100 replies
    CNN ^ | 6-23-15 | Ted Barrett and Athena Jones,
    The President's trade agenda scored a major victory Tuesday when the Senate voted to advance a bill to allow "fast-track" approval of large international trade bills. The outcome of this key procedural vote had been in doubt as a group of 14 pro-trade Democrats weighed whether to continue their support of the bill out of concern that a related workers' assistance package might not pass both chambers. But after repeated assurances by GOP congressional leaders that workers' assistance measure will be adopted, 13 out of 14 backed the bill. The vote was 60 to 37, passing by the slimmest margin...
  • Trump Surges in Popularity in N.H., Taking Second Place in Suffolk Poll

    06/23/2015 8:58:31 AM PDT · by Mariner · 114 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | June 23rd, 2015 | By Reid J. Epstein
    He’s dismissed by the political professionals, but there is no denying that the appetite for Donald Trump among Republican primary voters is real. The New York developer and reality television star is second among 2016 presidential candidates in a new Suffolk University poll of New Hampshire Republicans – behind only former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush. The poll of 500 likely GOP presidential primary voters found 14% back Mr. Bush. Mr. Trump is right behind at 11%. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio come next, with 8% and 7%, respectively. The poll tested 19 GOP candidates – a...
  • EXCLUSIVE — TED CRUZ: OBAMATRADE ENMESHED IN CORRUPT, BACKROOM DEALINGS

    06/23/2015 4:29:02 AM PDT · by Leto · 732 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 23 June 2015 | Ted Cruz
    As a general matter, I agree (as did Ronald Reagan) that free trade is good for America; when we open up foreign markets, it helps American farmers, ranchers, and manufacturers. But TPA in this Congress has become enmeshed in corrupt Washington backroom deal-making, along with serious concerns that it would open up the potential for sweeping changes in our laws that trade agreements typically do not include. Since the Senate first voted on TPA, there have been two material changes. First, WikiLeaks subsequently revealed new troubling information regarding the Trade in Services Agreement, or TiSA, one of the trade deals...
  • Maryland governor announces 'aggressive' cancer

    06/22/2015 2:16:02 PM PDT · by iowamark · 57 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | June 22, 2015 | Paige Winfield Cunningham
    Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced Monday he has advanced cancer and is starting aggressive chemotherapy. The 59-year-old governor, who took office in January, said that while the disease is in a "very advanced" stage, he has a "very strong chance of success" of survival and even "beating" it. He intends to continue serving as governor while undergoing treatment. "It's a tough time to go through and I'm going to miss a few meetings, but I'll have full capacity to make decisions," Hogan said. "I'll still be working most of the time." Hogan said he has been diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma...
  • Supreme Court says program that takes raisins from farmers is unconstitutional

    06/22/2015 7:46:00 AM PDT · by monkeyshine · 112 replies
    AP ^ | June 22, 2015 — 9:30am | AP
    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court says a program that lets the government take raisins away from farmers to help reduce supply and boost market prices is unconstitutional. The justice said Monday that forcing raisin growers to give up part of their annual crop without full payment is an illegal confiscation of private property.
  • Taliban attack Afghanistan parliament in Kabul

    06/22/2015 12:29:52 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 19 replies
    BBC News ^ | 6-22-2015 | BBC News
    The Taliban have carried out a co-ordinated attack on the Afghan parliament in the capital, Kabul, where heavy fighting is still going on. Attackers detonated a huge car bomb outside the building, before racing into parliament itself, reports say. Police are evacuating the premises, while trying to fight off the attackers.
  • Iran's Parliament Bans Nuclear Inspectors from Military Sites: 'Death to America'

    06/21/2015 3:03:34 PM PDT · by xzins · 56 replies
    CNS News ^ | June 21, 2015 | AP
    <p>With some lawmakers chanting "Death to the America," Iran's parliament voted to ban access to military sites, documents and scientists as part of a future deal with world powers over its contested nuclear program.</p> <p>The bill, if ratified, could complicate the ongoing talks in Vienna between Iran and the six-nation group — the U.S., Britain, France, Russia, China and Germany — as they face a self-imposed June 30 deadline. The talks are focused on reaching a final accord that curbs Iran's nuclear program in return for the lifting of economic sanctions.</p>
  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 21 June 2015

    06/21/2015 3:58:05 AM PDT · by Alas Babylon! · 71 replies
    Various driveby media television networks ^ | 21 June 2015 | Various Self-Serving Politicians and Big Media Screaming Faces
    The Talk Shows June 21st, 2015 Guests to be interviewed today on major television talk shows: FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry; Cardinal Donald Wuerl of Washington; Rep. Donna Edwards, D-Md.MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee; Rep. James Clyburn, D-S.C.; the family of Rev. Daniel Simmons Sr., a member of the Emanuel AME Church's ministerial staff and shooting victim.FACE THE NATION (CBS): Mayor Joseph Riley of Charleston, South Carolina; NAACP President and CEO Cornell William Brooks; Sherrilyn Ifill, president and director-general of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund; Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C.;...
  • 1 Dead, 9 Others Shot at Detroit Block Party

    06/20/2015 10:02:26 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 56 replies
    ABC News/AP ^ | 6-20-2015 | AP
    One person was killed and nine others wounded Saturday night when someone opened fire at a neighborhood block party on a basketball court in Detroit, police said. Asst. Police Chief Steve Dolunt said a 20-year-old man was killed. He was not being identified while relatives were informed. Another man was critically injured and eight others, five men and three women, were listed as seriously injured
  • Man Toting Shotgun Opens Fire on Block Party, at Least 7, Including 18-Month-Old, Hurt [PA]

    06/20/2015 9:55:55 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 27 replies
    NBC Philadelphia ^ | 6-21-2015 | Dan Stamm
    A gunman toting a shotgun opened fire on a block party along a West Philadelphia street Saturday night, injuring seven people, including a toddler and two other children. The gunfire rang out around 10 p.m. along the 4100 block of Ogden Street as the gunman turned a corner onto the street and began firing on the picnic, said Philadelphia Police. "It looks like they just randomly fired down the street and hit anyone in their way," said Philadelphia Police Lt. John Walker Read more: http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/breaking/Ogden-STreet-Shooting-308747231.html#ixzz3dfZBPOu7 Follow us: @nbcphiladelphia on Twitter | nbcphiladelphia on Facebook
  • MARK LEVIN: BOEHNER’S RETALIATION AGAINST CONSERVATIVES MEANS OPEN WARFARE, TIME TO TAKE HIM DOWN

    06/20/2015 9:29:16 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 94 replies
    Breitbart ^ | June 20, 2015 | by MATTHEW BOYLE
    It’s time for conservatives to take out House Speaker Rep. John Boehner (R-OH)35% and all of his comrades in primaries, nationally syndicated radio host, New York Times bestselling author, and conservative movement thought leader Mark Levin argues in an exclusive comment to Breitbart News. Levin’s comments come after Boehner’s retaliation against conservatives hit a new low this weekend, with a report from Politico about how House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform chairman Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT)80% —playing along with Boehner’s scheme to attack Republicans for voting their conscience—removed Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC)96% as the chairman of a subcommittee on...
  • Woman Calls for Race War at Scene of Church Shooting

    06/19/2015 1:54:41 PM PDT · by tschatski · 198 replies
    BREITBART ^ | 6-19-15 | Lee Stranahan
    CHARLESTON, South Carolina — During an interview Breitbart News conducted with people gathered outside the Mother Emmanuel American Methodist Church in Charleston, where Wednesday’s deadly shooting left nine black churchgoers dead, a woman called for a “race war” and discussed black anger.
  • House approves fast-track 218-208, sending bill to Senate

    06/18/2015 9:34:15 AM PDT · by GIdget2004 · 214 replies
    The Hill ^ | 06/18/2015 | Cristina Marcos and Vicki Needham
    The House on Thursday took the first step toward resuscitating the White House’s trade agenda by passing legislation granting President Obama fast-track authority. The bill now goes to the Senate, where the White House and GOP leaders are seeking to strike a deal with pro-trade Democrats. The House vote was 218-208, with 28 Democrats voting for it. This is the second time in a week the House has voted to approve the controversial fast-track bill. On Friday, the House voted 219-211 in favor of fast-track, which would make it easier for Obama to complete a sweeping trans-Pacific trade deal. In...