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  • 'BLACK OLIVES MATTER' Outrage after restaurant twists Black Lives Matter protest slogan

    07/20/2016 7:45:49 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 130 replies
    The Sun ^ | 07/20/16 | Staff
    Paisanos Italian restaurant was accused of making a joke in poor taste against the Black Lives Matter protest when it shared the Black Olives Matter Try Our Tapenade slogan out the front of its Alburquerque, New Mexico, premises. People have taken to social media to slam the slogan, with Claudia Sanchez writing: As a woman of color I find your posting offensive and in very bad taste. You simply wish to rub salt in an ugly festering wound which evil minded people refuse to allow to heal. The civilized world no longer has any tolerance for your hateful public display...
  • You KNOW Hillary is desperate when she calls the Bill O'Reilly show!

    07/15/2016 2:29:39 PM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 78 replies
    07/15/16
    I was watching the fox news channel last night when Donald Trump was talking to Bill. Suddenly I noticed a shrill voice on the the phone talking to O'Reilly after Trump. I thought I was in the Twilight Zone when I saw it was the Hildabeast calling! Wow! You know she's in trouble!
  • Majority Of Migrants Unemployable And Just 54 Have Jobs With Top Firms (BIG shock? ~ Not so much)

    07/07/2016 10:12:25 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 21 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 07//07/16 | Virgina Hale
    The German government, International Monetary Fund (IMF), and Deutsche Bank predicted the migrants would be an economic boon for the country. Much of the international media echoed these claims, saying many doctors and architects were among last years influx of immigration to Germany. In a survey by the Frankfurter Allgemeiner Zeitung, however, most of the top 30 companies on the German stock exchange (DAX) said they were unable to employ any of the new arrivals. The companies said migrants lacked the necessary qualifications needed to fill any of their roles.
  • U.S. Olympic rowers' unisuits offer protection against polluted Rio waters (floater alert!)

    07/06/2016 8:21:42 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 40 replies
    CNN Health ^ | June 28th | Susan Scutti, CNN
    The U.S. Olympic rowing team will appear in seamless unisuits when they hit the bay waters of Rio de Janeiro this summer. Though many viewers will notice only the second-skin fit, these innovative suits will also be providing much-needed protection against the foul waters of Guanabara Bay. The unisuits are knitted with antimicrobial material, their designer said. "The new unisuit and other apparel are finished with a general antimicrobial to control exposure to most bacteria that rowers may come in contact with in the water," said Mark Sunderland, a textile engineer at Philadelphia University. Not only are the suits wearable...
  • Ashamed to be an American? Towns crack down on American pride

    07/01/2016 8:15:06 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 65 replies
    Fox News ^ | 07/01/16 | Todd Starnes
    The Star-Spangled Banner survived the rockets red glare and bombs bursting in air only to face a modern-day threat silly town ordinances and petty bureaucrats. Im not sure if its an epidemic of anti-American nincompoopery sweeping across the fruited plain or if its a general lack of common sense. Maybe its both. Ill let you be the judge of that.
  • LA City Hall panel backs fining companies for asking applicants about past crimes

    06/29/2016 8:37:28 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 23 replies
    Los Angeles Daily News ^ | 06/28/16 | Dakota Smith
    Businesses that ask a job applicant about his or her criminal history during the hiring process could be fined and forced to pay the applicant up to $500 under a new law being considered by city leaders. A Los Angeles City Council committee backed a plan Tuesday to penalize businesses that weed out applicants based on criminal convictions. The rules are part of a law under consideration by the council aimed at giving former convicts a better shot at obtaining employment. The Ban the Box ordinance, approved in concept last year by the council, bans private employers with 10 or...
  • The bad moon rising over Hillary

    06/24/2016 11:15:16 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 29 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 06/23/16 | Wesley Pruden
    Hillary Clinton wont be able to say she didnt see the bad moon rising. Donald Trump gave her a blistering introduction this week to Presidential Politics 102, which differs in a remarkable way from Politics 101, which she encountered in her first attempt in 2008 and before that as the managing partner in Bubbas two campaigns. Whatever she learned from Bubba didnt take. He was a master at covering his tracks and playing the rube when forced to, with a Huck Finn grin and country charm: Aw, whatcha gonna do with a good ol boy like me? He got away...
  • Brexit Decision Deals Another Blow to Obama

    06/24/2016 9:42:24 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 48 replies
    Rollcall ^ | 06/24/16 | Staff
    The United Kingdom's Decision to leave the European Union is the second major blow to President Barack Obama-and his legacy-in as many days. The country's historic referendum decision, which brought the resignation-effective in October-of U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron was made official one day after the Supreme Court left Obama's immigration executive order frozen in perpetuity.
  • London's first naked restaurant opens..?

    06/08/2016 11:31:32 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 54 replies
    Mirror ^ | 06/08/16 | Kirstie McCrum
    A restaurant where people shed their clothes to dine in the nude has thrilled diners on its first service in London. The Bunyadi, set to open to the public on June 11, is London's first nude restaurant, offering an entirely natural eating experience, free from the trappings of modern life. This includes phones, electric lights and even clothing. A 42-capacity venue, it currently has almost 44,000 people on its waiting list, but it's only open for three months. The first diners at the undisclosed venue - invited as part of its 'soft opening' - have praised the food, ambiance and...
  • CBS says shows are 'more diverse' despite criticism

    05/18/2016 8:22:34 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 45 replies
    Entertainment ^ | 05/18/16 | James Hibberd
    When CBS ordered six new shows last week, fans on Twitter pointed out the one thing they all had in common: The top-billed actor in each was white and male. Soon observers began to accuse the broadcaster of not doing enough to cast women and actors of color at a time when the rest of the industry was making strides in that direction. On Wednesday, CBS unveiled its fall schedule to reporters and network executives were asked about the networks male-centered lineup. We are the network that has Madam Secretary and Two Broke Girls and Mom we have lots...
  • Conservative voting guide for LA County including judges

    05/16/2016 1:39:54 PM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 12 replies
    05/16/16
    I know I know, a conservative in LA county is as rare as snow birds in hell but never surrender!
  • How the state of the economy is literally killing people

    04/26/2016 7:50:39 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 30 replies
    New York Post ^ | 04/25/16 | Betsy McCaughey
    Middle-aged people laid off and unable to find work are taking another way out. Theyre killing themselves. Suicide rates are soaring, according to federal data released last week. Especially in economically depressed states and job-starved upstate New York. People in need of work are twice as likely to take their own lives as employed people, and people fired in their 40s and 50s find it hardest to get hired again. That makes boosting economic growth a life-or-death issue for many. But you wouldnt know it listening to President Obama and Hillary Clinton. President Obama whitewashes reality, claiming the American economy...
  • Boris Johnson branded 'racist' and likened to the right-wing Tea Party (Gag-a-lot alert!)

    04/22/2016 7:45:03 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 14 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 04/22/16 | Matt Dathan
    Boris Johnson was accused of 'dog whistle racism' and likened to right-wing 'Tea Party' politicians in the US this morning after his attack on the 'part-Kenyan' Barack Obama. The Mayor of London spoke out against the US President after he urged British voters to stay in the EU and mentioned his African ancestry as he criticised the decision to remove a bust of Sir Winston Churchill from the Oval Office shortly after Mr Obama entered the White House. Mr Johnson - who is favourite to succeed David Cameron as Prime Minister - suggested the President got rid of the statue...
  • Madrid cracks down on dog owners who leave a trail of poop on city sidewalks

    04/21/2016 9:14:31 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 27 replies
    MarketWatch ^ | 04/21/16 | Barbara Kollmeyer
    Derelict-in-their-duties dog owners of Madrid have been put on notice: Pick up your pets poop or pay a hefty fine. You might even find yourself cleaning the streets. While its difficult, not to mention unpleasant, to quantify, the Spanish capital seems to handily outdistance any U.S. city when it comes to the volume of dog droppings besmirching its pedestrian pathways. Thats true from the early morning, when Madrids parents must navigate a minefield as they shepherd their children to school and then rush off to work, through the daytime hours and the afternoon trek home, before, if anything, the problem...
  • ESPN fires Curt Schilling after anti-transgender comments

    04/21/2016 7:09:33 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 35 replies
    MarketWatch ^ | 04/20/16 | Ryan Lazo
    Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling throws out the first pitch at Fenway Park in 2012. By Ryan Lazo Apparently ESPN decided it was about time Curt Schilling was on the other side of a Strike Three call. The network fired their controversial baseball analyst for providing offensive commentary on social media following his comments and blog post on the topic of transgender people. ESPN is an inclusive company, Walt Disney Co. DISN, +0.00% -owned ESPN said in a statement. Curt Schilling has been advised that his conduct was unacceptable and his employment with ESPN has been terminated. ESPNs...
  • Why living around nature could make you live longer (Not PC!)

    04/20/2016 7:27:02 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 38 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 04/19/16 | Chelsea Harvey
    Living closer to nature is better for your health, new research suggests and may even extend your life. A study just published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives found that people who live in greener areas, with more vegetation around, have a lower risk of mortality. The health benefits are likely thanks to factors such as improved mental health, social engagement and physical activity that come with living near green spaces. The research relied on data from a vast long-term Harvard study funded by the National Institutes of Health called the Nurses Health Study, which has collected health information...
  • Group at Coachella yells 'No Espaol!' to people singing in Spanish

    04/19/2016 8:52:35 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 4 replies
    The Desert Sun ^ | 04/19/16 | Jose A Bastidas
    What do you do in between sets at Coachella? If youre deep in the crowd of one of the festivals biggest stages, waiting for the next act to come on stage can be a pretty grueling task. Holding your place when other groups try to cut to the front and dealing with being surrounded by thousands of smelly, possibly intoxicated strangers can prove to be a challenge. But its worth it when 20-30 minutes later you get the best view of your favorite artist onstage. Such was the case Friday after Of Monsters And Men wrapped up their set and...
  • Coachella to hold 'Berniechella' (Burned out Bernie Barf Alert!)

    04/14/2016 7:47:02 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 6 replies
    Desert Sun ^ | 04/14/16 | Anna Rumer,
    PALM SPRINGS, Calif. Coachella will be feeling the Bern soon, as the city plans for a block party/rally dubbed Berniechella on April 21 and 22. Just before the second weekend of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, supporters of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, who is seeking the Democratic nomination for president, will host the Bernie Sanders Block Party from 5 p.m. to midnight April 21 and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 22, on Grapefruit Boulevard and Vine Street in Old Town Coachella. The free event is expected to draw between 1,500 and 3,000 people, although similar...
  • Previously Deported Illegal Alien May Face Charges for Killing Texas Firefighter, 2 Children

    04/06/2016 7:14:52 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 19 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/06/16 | Lana Shadwick
    An illegal alien who hit a Texas firefighter head-on and killed him and his four-year-old stepdaughter and 22-month-old son will be charged with criminally negligent homicide if he recovers from his critical injuries. The man did not have a drivers license and was in the country illegally, according to the CBS affiliate for Dallas/Fort Worth. He first came to the U.S. in 2006 but was deported in 2008. L.P. Phillips of KRLD radio in Dallas spoke to ICE (U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement) officials who verified that Margarito Quintero was an illegal alien.
  • Social Networks For Muslims Are On The Rise (Maxi Barf Alert!)

    03/30/2016 7:48:48 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 12 replies
    Forbes ^ | 03/30/16 | Frederico Guerrini
    A month ago, while attending the Startup Turkey conference in Antalya, I had the chance to talk to Shoaib Fadie, CEO and co-founder of the social networking platform Muslimface. He was there to pitch to potential investors his website, which, in addition to social networking also offers prayer times, job postings, a tool to locate the nearest mosque, a find your spouse feature, and much more. It might not seem the best of times, now, to write about Islamic online content, given the prejudices that surround the topic and the rising Islamophobia (which the recent terrorist attacks has certainly not...
  • SunEdison's stock plunges

    03/29/2016 8:27:25 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 9 replies
    Marketwatch ^ | 03/29/16 | Tomi Kilgore
    SunEdison Inc.'s stock SUNE, -55.37% plunged 40% in premarket trade Tuesday toward a record low, after its yieldco TerraForm Global Inc. GLBL, -21.00% said in a filing that there is "a substantial risk" that SunEdison will file for bankruptcy soon. The stock, which was the most active ahead of the open with 3.8 million shares traded, is set to trade below $1 for the first time since the renewable energy company went public in July 1995. "SunEdison has not performed as obligated" with respect to financial reporting, and has also not been able to contribute to projects in Uruguay and...
  • Obama Attacks the Dance Floor?

    03/24/2016 6:54:48 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 27 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 03/23/16 | Chris Pleasance and Fransesca Chambers
    In Brussels police are still desperately hunting a dangerous terrorist after he fled a triple-suicide bombing in the city that left 34 dead, as officials search for news on U.S. citizens who went missing during the attack and medics tend to nine more Americans lying wounded in hospitals. Meanwhile in Buenos Aires President Barack Obama was dancing the night away with wife Michelle at a glitzy state dinner alongside Argentine President Mauricio Macri and his first lady Juliana Awada as part of a two-day state visit. Despite increasing calls from the likes of Donald Trump and Ted Cruz for the...
  • Democrats sound alarm against Trump (I'm sure they do!)

    03/17/2016 7:36:48 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 37 replies
    PoliticoPro ^ | 03/17/16 | Gabriel Debenedetti
    PHOENIX Leading liberals and progressive groups are turning their gaze away from the Democratic primary and toward efforts to unite the left against Donald Trump, framing him as a dangerous and unprecedented candidate who poses an existential threat to the progressive movement and the nation. Ad campaigns are in the works. There are calls for massive voter mobilizations and screeds from leading donors circulating within liberal circles. Major labor groups are organizing their members on the ground in swing states. Within the Democratic Party apparatus, top elected leaders are beginning to speak out both collectively and individually in ways...
  • Anti-Trump Groups Threaten Largest Civil Disobedience Action of the Century

    03/16/2016 12:03:46 PM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 414 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03/16/16 | Aaron Klein
    With little fanfare and almost no news media attention, some of the same radical groups involved in shutting down Donald Trumps Chicago rally last week are plotting a mass civil disobedience movement to begin next month. They intend to march across the East Coast in order to spark a fire that transforms the political climate in America. The operation, calling itself Democracy Spring, is threatening drama in Washington with the largest civil disobedience action of the century. The radicals believe this will result in the arrest of thousands of their own activists. We will demand that Congress listen to the...
  • Poll: Should GOP senators oppose Merrick Garland's nomination? Duh?

    03/16/2016 9:09:02 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 30 replies
    http://www.washingtontimes.com/polls/2016/mar/16/should-gop-senators-oppose-merrick-garlands-nomina/
  • Jerry Brown: If Trump wins, California might need a wall of its own...Huh?

    03/15/2016 7:56:21 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 67 replies
    The Sacramento Bee ^ | 03/14/16 | David Siders
    Gov. Jerry Brown, mocking Donald Trump for his plan to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, suggested Monday that if the Republican frontrunner wins election, California might have to take protective measures of its own. If Trump were ever elected, wed have to build a wall around California to defend ourselves from the rest of this country, Brown told labor organizers at a dinner in Sacramento. By the way that is a joke. We dont like walls, we like bridges. Brown, the Democratic governor of a liberal border state, has signed legislation granting drivers licenses to undocumented immigrants and...
  • Bill Clinton cancels on small crowd due to bad weather

    03/09/2016 7:37:20 AM PST · by AngelesCrestHighway · 49 replies
    The American Mirror ^ | 03/09/16 | Olaf Ekberg
    The Hillary Clinton campaign said it was bad weather that kept Bill from addressing a small crowd in Kansas City on Tuesday. Only about 300 people turned out to see the former president in a metropolitan area that boasts some 2.34 million people. KMBC reports the crowd had already assembled and was awaiting Clinton by chanting for Hillary and the Kansas City Royals. The news station reports 365 people turned out, but a camera pan of the room shows it more empty than full. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver said it was Clintons pilot who made the decision because of apparent...
  • 6 reasons to think twice before moving to Canada (Here we go again!)

    03/04/2016 2:37:57 PM PST · by AngelesCrestHighway · 36 replies
    MarketWatch ^ | 03/04/16 | Maria LaMagna
    After Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton each won seven state primaries on Super Tuesday, Google GOOG, -0.21% searches for Move to Canada spiked to their highest level ever. Of course, the social-media outcry over the Republican front-runner or former Secretary of States chances of winning the White House was probably more an act of catharsis than an actual plan to emigrate. There are lots of reasons to move to Canada, particularly for liberals, from fewer firearm-related homicides to a socially progressive government to universal health care.
  • Hillary Clinton's false hopes

    03/04/2016 7:41:42 AM PST · by AngelesCrestHighway · 39 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 03/02/16 | Andrew Napolitano
    Surely, Hillary Clinton hopes for a happy conclusion to the maddening string of primaries and caucuses that have exhausted her. Surely, she hopes to be the presidential nominee of the Democratic Party this year. And surely, she hopes to be elected president. These hopes are realistic probabilities in her own mind. But if she is hoping for the end to her legal woes, that is a false hope and she knows it.
  • Sign the Petition...Bill Clinton to prison!

    03/03/2016 11:06:58 AM PST · by AngelesCrestHighway · 19 replies
    03/03/16
    150,000 signatures needed. 87,634 signed The law doesn't apply to the Clintoons?
  • You should trust the BLS more than the Dow,e conomist says...?

    02/11/2016 10:45:39 AM PST · by AngelesCrestHighway · 12 replies
    MarketWatch ^ | 02/11/16 | Rex Nutting
    The number of jobs in the services sector has increased by 2.4 million in the past year, while the number of jobs in goods-producing industries has risen by just 176,000. “The stock market is preoccupied with itself,” and those Wall Street blinders are leading a lot of people to think the economy is doing a lot worse than it really is, said Ian Shepherdson, chief economist for Pantheon Macroeconomics and the winner of the January Forecaster of the Month award from MarketWatch. If you watch the stock market ticker DJIA, -1.91% all day, you’re probably worried that the U.S. economy...
  • White House forecasts fastest economic growth in decade...? Where-Washington D.C.?

    02/09/2016 8:36:20 AM PST · by AngelesCrestHighway · 17 replies
    MarketWatch ^ | 02/09/16 | Greg Robb
    The White House expects the domestic economy to be able to power through the headwinds including a stronger dollar, weaker oil and financial turmoil. According to assumptions in the budget released Tuesday, the White House sees growth of 2.6% this year and in 2017, the best back-to-back years since 2005 and 2006. The U.S. economy grew 2.4% in 2015. In presenting his final budget, President Barack Obama sounded like he was in no mood for second-guessing. “Our economy is the strongest, most durable on Earth,” he said in the introduction. The White House forecast is not far away from consensus...
  • Obama proposing $10 a barrel tax on oil to pay for transportation programs

    02/04/2016 1:08:18 PM PST · by AngelesCrestHighway · 58 replies
    MarketWatch ^ | 02/04/16 | Robert Schroeder
    President Barack Obama will propose a $10 a barrel tax on oil to pay for transporation programs, reports said Thursday. The proposed tax would help pay for projects to encourage mass transit, high-speed rail and self-driving cars, Politico reported. The proposal is due to be included in Obama's final budget request next week. The Republican-controlled Congress is likely to harshly criticize Obama's plan, which comes in the midst of an election year.
  • Hillary rolls Bernie in coin tosses...

    02/02/2016 11:14:12 AM PST · by AngelesCrestHighway · 14 replies
    02/02/16
    Look out Bernie! You've just had the tables run on you! Six coin tosses and not one your way! But then again you did not want to hear about Hillary's emails so you probably don't give a damn about fixed coin tosses by Team Clinton. Only 49 more states to go! Have fun you socialist wing nut!
  • Trump is right, says brave economist (You have to be brave to agree with Trump?)

    01/28/2016 11:55:58 AM PST · by AngelesCrestHighway · 62 replies
    MarketWatch ^ | 01/28/16 | Tom Bemis
    Donald Trump is right when he calls for high trade tariffs to protect American jobs, according to one brave economist. The Republican presidential candidate’s protectionist rhetoric has been playing well with voters heading into the primary season. But Trump has been attacked by economists and the media for violating the sacred belief that free trade is always a good thing, writes Peter Morici, a professor at the University of Maryland. Morici argues that China hasn’t been playing fair, however, and says the artificially weak yuan has cost America hundreds of thousands of jobs. “Trump’s proposals for fixing trade — starting...
  • Hillary Clinton: Obama on the Supreme Court would be a ‘great idea’~ Jeez Louise!

    01/27/2016 1:19:46 PM PST · by AngelesCrestHighway · 49 replies
    MarketWatch ^ | 01/27/16 | Robert Schroeder
    Barack Obama, Supreme Court justice? That has a nice ring to Hillary Clinton. Speaking at an Iowa town hall event Tuesday night, Clinton was asked what she thought of appointing President Obama to the high court if she were to become president. “I’ll tell you, that’s a great idea!” Clinton told the crowd, according to Politico. Clinton, who is competing with Sen. Bernie Sanders for the Democratic presidential nomination, said Obama likely has other plans for his post-White House life. But she said Obama is “brilliant and can set forth an argument.”
  • White Privilege Bash...?(MAJOR disconnect from reality?)

    01/27/2016 9:00:11 AM PST · by AngelesCrestHighway · 20 replies
    Campus Reform Newsletter ^ | 01/27/16 | Anthony Grockowski
    •Schools across the country are offering course credit and paying for students to attend “The White Privilege Conference.” •More than 20 workshops on topics of sex, race, and gender will be featured at the event. Major universities across the country are offering course credit, and in some cases even paying the cost, for students to attend an annual national event known as “The White Privilege Conference.” The 2016 conference will feature a variety of speakers and numerous breakout sessions, all of which come at an additional charge. On two of the four days, participants will have the opportunity to spend...
  • Obama wipes away tears as he calls for new gun measures (Drama Queen Alert)

    01/05/2016 9:50:06 AM PST · by AngelesCrestHighway · 149 replies
    Politico ^ | 01/05/16 | Sarah Wheaton and Nick Gass
    President Barack Obama wept openly Tuesday as he delivered a forceful defense of new executive actions on gun violence, a set of modest proposals to tighten loopholes that likely face quick legal challenges and could be vulnerable to reversal by a Republican White House. The president ran through a list of mass shootings that have happened during his time in office, and teared up as he recalled the schoolchildren gunned down in Newtown, Connecticut in 2012. "First graders in Newtown. First graders," Obama said, pausing to collect himself. "Every time I think about those kids, it gets me mad. And...
  • Private car ownership is on the road to becoming a rarity...? (socialist wet dream?)

    12/18/2015 8:44:14 AM PST · by AngelesCrestHighway · 42 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 12/18/15 | Dan Neil
    Driverless cars, a dream since the mid-20th century, will soon become reality and ultimately commonplace — and can be counted on to accelerate the recent trend away from private automobile ownership. Henry Ford was a smart guy, but he never did the math when he decided to put every American household on wheels. A century after the Model T, the world has a problem with cars. The U.S. and China will consume about 40 million light vehicles in 2015, according to IHS. Globally, we’re on track to hit 100 million vehicles in 2020. That’s not a lot of cars. That’s...
  • After Paris and California attacks, U.S. Muslims feel intense backlash

    12/04/2015 12:01:19 PM PST · by AngelesCrestHighway · 113 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 12/03/15 | Kevin Sullivan, Elahe Izadi and Sarah Pullman Baily
    Rabia Chaudry kept her 7-year-old daughter home from her private Islamic school in Maryland on Thursday, fearing anti-Muslim backlash from Wednesday’s massacre nearly 3,000 miles away in San Bernardino, Calif. “I think we are all feeling exhausted and very vulnerable,” said Chaudry, a lawyer and national security fellow at the New America Foundation. “I’m angry at those people who did this attack. And I’m angry at how this is being politicized. Everything boils down to, ‘We should fear Muslims. And they shouldn’t be here.’ ” American Muslims say they are living through an intensely painful moment and feel growing anti-Muslim...
  • Pipe bombs in Sayed Farook’s home nearly carbon copy of al Qaeda devices

    12/04/2015 7:36:00 AM PST · by AngelesCrestHighway · 34 replies
    National Review ^ | 11/04/15 | George Brown
    Law enforcement sources tell CBS News senior investigative producer Pat Milton the suspects’ explosive devices owned by California shooters Syed Rizwan, and his wife, Tashfeen Malik, are nearly a carbon copy of bomb constructing instructions provided for in one of the very first issues of al Qaeda’s online magazine, INSPIRE, entitled “How To Build A Bomb In the Kitchen of Your Mom.” At their home, they had 12 pipe bombs, tools for making more such explosives, and over 3,000 more rounds of ammunition, Police Chief Jarrod Burguan said. The bombs in their various stages were made of the ingredients provided...
  • Obama Administration’s Much-Touted Counterterrorism Screening Fails

    12/04/2015 7:25:13 AM PST · by AngelesCrestHighway · 16 replies
    National Review ^ | 12/04/15 | Jim Geragghty
    San Bernardino Shooter Passed DHS Counterterrorism Background Check Heck of a job, Department of Homeland Security: Federal investigators believe there is a “very serious” possibility that Tashfeen Malik, one of two shooters who murdered 14 people and wounded 21 others in San Bernardino, Calif. Wednesday, radicalized her husband and co-assailant, county restaurant inspector Syed Farook, Fox News has learned. Investigators also believe that the couple had planned a second attack after the shooting at a social service center for the disabled when they were killed in a shootout with local authorities approximately two miles away… Officials said Thursday that Malik...
  • Obama: San Bernardino shooting may be terror-related, but ‘we don’t know’ (buy a vowel?)

    12/03/2015 9:21:42 AM PST · by AngelesCrestHighway · 30 replies
    MarketWatch ^ | 12/03/15 | Robert Schoeder
    President Obama says the attackers’ motivations in Wednesday's mass shooting in San Bernardino, Calif., are not yet clear. President Barack Obama said Thursday the mass shooting on Wednesday in San Bernardino, Calif., could have been terrorist-related, but a motive is not clear yet. “We don’t know” the attackers’ motivations, Obama told reporters at the White House. He said it was also possible that the shooting was workplace-related. Authorities are investigating the killing of at least 14 people and wounding of at least another 14 at a government services center in the city. Suspects identified in San Bernardino shooting(0:56) Two suspects,...
  • Dangerous Chagas Disease – Imported from Latin America – Widespread in Southern US

    12/02/2015 7:11:15 AM PST · by AngelesCrestHighway · 16 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 11/02/15 | Jim Hoft
    Thanks to Obama’s open border policies there are now hundreds of thousands of cases of Chagas Disease in the United States today. Chagas disease also known as American trypanosomiasis, is a potentially life-threatening illness caused by the protozoan parasite Trypanosoma cruzi (T. cruzi). It is found mainly in endemic areas of 21 Latin American countries. The disease is transmitted to humans by contact with feces of triatomine bugs, known as ‘kissing bugs.’ Chagas disease is spread by the Kissing Bug in Latin American countries. Chagas often leads to a fatal condition known as Chagasic cardiomyopathy. The National School for Tropical...
  • Israel PM admits forces operating in war-hit Syria

    12/01/2015 1:45:45 PM PST · by AngelesCrestHighway · 15 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 12/01/15 | Staff
    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu admitted for the first time Tuesday that Israeli forces have been operating in Syria, where the Iran-backed regime is battling rebels including the jihadist Islamic State.  "We occasionally carry out operations in Syria to prevent that country from becoming a front against us," Netanyahu told reporters during a visit to northern Israel. "We also do everything to prevent weapons, particularly lethal ones, being moved from Syria to Lebanon," he added. Netanyahu did not provide further details and his comments were the first public recognition that Israel has been active in conflict-riddled Syria.
  • Obama confident Democrats will retain White House (But Obama lies all the time!)

    12/01/2015 12:50:08 PM PST · by AngelesCrestHighway · 47 replies
    MarketWatch ^ | 12/01/15 | Greg Robb
    Asked about how the U.S. could commit to environmental action if a Republican were to succeed him, President Barack Obama on Tuesday said he was confident that Democrats would retain the White House. “I am anticipating a Democrat succeeding me,” Obama said at a press conference in Paris at the end of a conference on climate change. “I am confident in the wisdom of the American people on that front,” he added. The latest polls lend some credence to Obama’s prediction. The RealClearPolitics average of national polls has former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton leading the Republican front-runner, businessman Donald...
  • Report: ISIS Fighters Are Being Tortured by Kurds While U.S. Looks the Other Way

    12/01/2015 8:52:31 AM PST · by AngelesCrestHighway · 94 replies
    PJ news ^ | November 30th | Debra Heine
    That ISIS fighter who was seen "crying like a baby" in a video that went viral over the weekend may have had a very good reason to cry. ISIS fighters captured in Iraq with the help of U.S. forces are allegedly being tortured, the Daily Beast reports. And because the fate of ISIS prisoners is apparently low on their priority list, the Obama administration is looking away. On Oct. 22, a team of Kurdish soldiers, backed up by elite commandos from the U.S. Army’s Delta Force, raided an ISIS prison compound in the Iraqi town of Hawija, where Kurdish intelligence...
  • King of Sweden calls for a ban on BATHS (PU Sweden!)

    11/23/2015 10:00:51 AM PST · by AngelesCrestHighway · 47 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 12/22/15 | Tom Payne
    The King of Sweden has called for a ban on baths to help save the environment. King Carl XVI Gustaf, who once had a reputation as a lothario and is now a staunch environmentalist, said he realised how much water and energy they used when he was recently staying somewhere without a shower. The 69-year-old ‘green king’ told Swedish newspaper Svenska Dagbladet: ‘It hit me how much water and energy it used. ‘I thought “I can’t believe I’m having to do this”. I felt quite ashamed.’ Apparently in jest, he added: ‘We should ban all baths.’ The Swedish head of...
  • Russian strikes in Syria kill more than 1,300: monitor

    11/20/2015 7:20:49 AM PST · by AngelesCrestHighway · 19 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 11/20/15 | Staff
    More than 1,300 people, around two-thirds of them combatants, have been killed in Russian air strikes in Syria since Moscow's aerial campaign began on September 30, a monitor said Friday. The figure supplied by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights is more that double the overall toll it gave in its last report on the Russian campaign three weeks ago. The Britain-based Observatory said it had documented 1,331 deaths in Russian air strikes, most of them of Islamic State group jihadists or other fighters.. It said 381 IS fighters had been killed, along with 547 militants from Al-Qaeda affiliate Al-Nusra...
  • UnitedHealth suggests Obamacare is being gamed (Knock me over with a feather!)

    11/19/2015 1:01:07 PM PST · by AngelesCrestHighway · 16 replies
    Market Watch ^ | Nov. 19,2015 | Steve Goldstein
    In a profit warning that sent its stock down as much as 7% Thursday, UnitedHealth Group Inc. said that not enough people are signing up under the exchanges set up by Obamacare and that it was considering withdrawing from them. But there was another factor behind the lowered outlook from the nation’s biggest health insurer: people signing up after the open-enrollment period that have higher claims. Or, less charitably—people are gaming Obamacare. In UnitedHealth’s UNH, -5.44% words: “We have identified higher levels of individuals coming in and out of the exchange system to use medical services.” This isn’t supposed to...