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  • Ben Carson Shares the Reason His Views on Gun Control Changed… You’re Going to Love it

    10/05/2015 12:24:03 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 26 replies ^ | 10/05/2015 | Jenna Leigh Richardson
    Following recent mass shootings such as Charleston, South Carolina and Roseburg, Oregon gun-grabbers are once again fighting with a renewed effort to disarm the American public.As Democrats such as Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton attempt to use these senseless tragedies as a means for political gain while ignoring the facts, the truth is undeniable… Our forefathers saw the writing on the wall. They knew that our freedoms would be tested, often times taken for granted, but more importantly they knew that ‘We the People’ needed a means to protect ourselves. That is exactly the same sentiment Dr. Carson shares in...
  • Hill-mentum! The excitement is palpable at Clinton’s New Hampshire town hall [photo]

    10/05/2015 11:32:16 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 49 replies ^ | 10/05/2015 | Twitchy Staff
    Hillary Clinton has brought her high energy campaign to New Hampshire:
  • British Anarchists Organised Violent ‘Massive Calais Invasion’

    10/05/2015 5:40:57 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 13 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/05/2015 | Liam Deacon
    Over the weekend there was another violent, coordinated mass invasion of train tracks in Calais. The migrants brought travel to a standstill, making it ten miles down the tunnel where fights occurred. Once again, according to statements from the Police and officials, it seems that British Anarchists based in Calais organised the insurrection.
  • Letter: Put all gun owners in a well-regulated militia

    10/05/2015 5:39:22 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 86 replies
    The Salt Lake Tribune ^ | 10/05/2015 | Robert Hammer
    Here's a completely constitutional gun-control measure Congress should consider: Establish a robust national militia, mandating that every gun owner become a member. Failure to register with the militia should result in serious jail time. In the obvious interest of knowing the quantity and quality of arms available to the militia's purposes, all members should be required to inventory all of their personal arms. Failure to do so should also warrant significant jail time.
  • Hillary Clinton rips Benghazi probe, says GOP admitted it’s a ‘political partisan committee’

    10/05/2015 5:36:45 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 21 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 10/05/2015 | S.A. Miller
    Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on Monday denounced the Congress’ Benghazi committee, seizing on controversial remarks by House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy that she said proved the panel was political hit job aimed solely at her. Mrs. Clinton, who is scheduled to testify before the committee later this month, stopped short of backing calls by other top Democrats to shut down the committee, saying that is up to Congress. “Now that they have admitted that it is a political partisan committee for the sole purpose of going after me, not trying to make our diplomats who serve in...
  • Report: Hillary Clinton ‘Negotiated Limits’ With NBC News to Avoid ‘Vicious Humor’ on ‘SNL’

    10/05/2015 5:32:20 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 19 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/05/2015 | John Nolte
    Let me connect the pro-Hillary dots for you at NBC News… This is not rocket science. In fact, the effort NBC News is pouring into rehabilitating Hillary Clinton is now so painfully blatant that even left-wing CNN is calling out the Peacock Network. And NBC News is so desperate to keep a Republican out of the White House that “Saturday Night Live” has openly joined the pro-Hillary propaganda team. NBC News partners with and funnels $400 million to left-wing BuzzFeed.NBC News partners with and funnels $200 million to the even more left-wing Vox.NBC News partners with TargetSmart, a political data...
  • Shooter's father blames guns – not son – for massacre

    10/04/2015 11:37:10 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 82 replies ^ | 10/04/2015 | World Net Daily
    'Every time something like this happens, they talk about it and nothing is done' Read more at In a staggering twist of logic, the father of Umpqua Community College killer Christopher Harper-Mercer is blaming guns, rather than his son, for the bloody killing spree that ended with nine innocent people dead.In an interview with CNN, Ian Mercer claims he doesn’t blame guns, then spends much of the interview refuting that assertion. Mercer does not indicate that he believes his son was solely responsible for the massacre.Link to video on
  • Death Toll Rises in Doctors Without Borders Hospital Airstrike (Obama's fault)

    10/04/2015 10:46:25 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 54 replies (Chicago) ^ | 10/04/2015 | EMILY SHAPIRO
    The death toll has climbed to 22 following an airstrike in Kunduz, Afghanistan, that struck a hospital run by Doctors Without Borders Saturday. Ten of those killed were patients, including three children, according to Doctors Without Borders/Mdecins Sans Frontires (MSF). The other 12 were staff members, said MSF. In a statement, the coalition in Afghanistan acknowledged that U.S. forces conducted an airstrike in Kunduz early Saturday at 2:15 a.m. local time "against insurgents who were directly firing upon U.S. service members advising and assisting Afghan Security Forces in the city of Kunduz. The strike was conducted in the vicinity of...
  • Attorney: Amish girl who fled country to avoid chemo is cancer-free

    10/04/2015 10:43:28 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 80 replies ^ | 10/02/2015 | Nick Glunt
    A Columbus attorney has announced that a 12-year-old Amish girl is cancer-free, despite courtroom testimony last year from doctors that she would be dead in six months without chemotherapy treatments.Maurice Thompson, the executive director for the libertarian nonprofit 1851 Center for Constitutional Law, said the girl, Sarah Hershberger, shows no signs of cancer and appears to be healthy.Sarah Hershberger, second from right, is pictured at her family’s roadside stand in Homer Township on Sept. 24. Also pictured are her father and three of her siblings. (PHOTO PROVIDED BY 1851 CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL LAW) “She had MRIs and blood work, and...
  • SNL Kicks Off Season Premiere by Lampooning Trump: ‘I’m Just Like You But Better’

    10/03/2015 8:58:17 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 84 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 10/03/2015 | Josh Feldman
    SNL wasted no time in its season premiere tonight getting to the comedic goldmine that is Donald Trump‘s candidacy for the presidency. “Trump” and his wife spent the entire cold open bragging about how well-off they are but also assuring the American people they’re just average Joes “but better.” Link to Mediaite video SNL Kicks Off Season Premiere by Lampooning Trump: ‘I’m Just Like You But Better’ by Josh Feldman | 11:49 pm, October 3rd, 2015 SNL wasted no time in its season premiere tonight getting to the comedic goldmine that is Donald Trump‘s candidacy for the presidency. “Trump” and...
  • Obama Goes Beyond Mere Gun Control, Hints at Confiscation

    10/03/2015 6:58:46 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 144 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/03/2015 | AWR Hawkins
    When President Obama spoke in reaction to the heinous October 1 attack on Umpqua Community College, he went beyond his usual calls for more gun control and suggested instead that America consider following the path blazed by Australia and Great Britain. In the mid-1990s Australia and Great Britain both instituted what were virtually complete bans on firearm possession.Obama referenced the bans thus: We know that other countries, in response to one mass shooting, have been able to craft laws that almost eliminate mass shootings.  Friends of ours, allies of ours — Great Britain, Australia, countries like ours.  So we know...
  • Donald Trump Storms Tennessee to Push Second Amendment Protection Plan After Oregon Shooting

    10/03/2015 6:38:36 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 44 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/03/2015 | Michael Patrick Leahy
    FRANKLIN, Tennessee — GOP frontrunner Donald Trump offered a ringing defense of gun rights and the Second Amendment to an enthusiastic standing-room-only crowd of 3,000 Tennesseans on Saturday. An overflowing audience of an additional 1,000 stood outside The Factory in Franklin, Tennessee in the drizzling rain as they listened to the rally on speakers. It was a huge turnout for Trump, whose campaign team announced the event less than 72 hours earlier. “I’m a very, very big 2nd Amendment person,” Trump told the crowd. “It’s very important to me.”
  • Ben Carson: CAIR Broke the Law in Its Political Attacks (sics IRS on them)

    10/03/2015 5:44:00 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 14 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/03/2015 | Breitbart News
    From Bradford Richardson writing at The Hill: Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson says a nonprofit Islamic advocacy group broke the law by calling for him to drop out of the presidential race. “The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) held a public press conference demanding that I withdraw from the presidential race,” Carson said in an email to supporters Saturday. “Here’s the catch – CAIR is a tax-exempt nonprofit, and the IRS rules explicitly prohibit such groups from intervening in political campaigns on behalf of – or in opposition to – a candidate,” the email continues.
  • State (of Texas): Birth Certificate Lawsuit a Ruse to Validate Foreign ID’s

    10/03/2015 1:22:05 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 7 replies
    Texas Observer ^ | 10/03/2015
    Texas civil rights groups, on behalf of nearly thirty undocumented Texans and their children, say the state has wrongly denied birth certificates to U.S.-born kids of immigrants. Now, they're taking their fight for documentation to federal court. Attorneys for the state of Texas argued in federal court in Austin on Friday that a lawsuit joined by dozens of undocumented Texans has nothing to do with their U.S.-born children being denied birth certificates by the state vital statistics unit. Instead, the attorneys claimed, the suit is a ruse to compel the state to accept Mexican consulate-issued identification. “This is more about...
  • Presidential Polls 2016: Latest Numbers... Trump Surges to Near Double-Digit Lead

    10/03/2015 12:32:09 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 24 replies
    Latin Post ^ | 10/03/2015 | Glenn Minnis
    Donald Trump holds a commanding nine point lead over closest 2016 GOP primary rival Ben Carson, according to a new Pew Research poll. CNN reports Trump now garners 25 percent of the vote to Carson's 16 and eight each for retired Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio. The website adds that Texas Senator Ted Cruz checks in with six percent, while onetime party front-runner and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is struggling at just four percent. Conducted between Sept. 22 and Sept. 27, the poll varied from others in that it asked interviewees the open-ended question of which...
  • British-born gunman Harper-Mercer kills 9 after 'targeting Christians' in Oregon college shooting

    10/03/2015 11:13:13 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 26 replies
    UK Mirror ^ | 10/03/2015 | Richard Wheatstone
    A British-born gunman killed at least nine people in a US college before being fatally shot in a stand-off with police. Chris Harper-Mercer was born in England before moving to the United States as a young boy, according to reports in America. The 26-year-old, whose social media profiles featured content supporting the IRA, apparently demanded to know his victims' religious beliefs before opening fire. The killer burst into Umpqua Community College in Roseburg before slaying nine people and injuring seven.
  • Oregon Sheriff Investigating Shooting Posted Sandy Hook Conspiracy Video in 2013

    10/03/2015 11:02:38 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 76 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 10/03/2015 | Josh Feldman
    The Oregon sheriff who’s overseeing the investigation into the horrific Oregon college shooting once posted a Sandy Hook truther video to his Facebook page.Yes, in case you you have been fortunate enough thus far to live your life unaware of the worst reactions to tragedy humanity has to offer, every time there’s a shooting like in Newtown there are lots of insane conspiracy theories.Sandy Hook in particular spawned a lot of conspiracy theories, and it turns out that Douglas County, Oregon sheriff John Hanlin––the one who has appeared at multiple press conferences to update the public on details of the...
  • Trump Suggests Bringing Refugees to the U.S. Would Invite a ‘Military Coup’

    10/03/2015 9:54:43 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 60 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 10/03/2015 | Josh Feldman
    Donald Trump today suggested that bringing Syrian refugees would bring about a “military coup” in the United States. Trump spoke with Fox’s Eric Bolling on Cashin’ In for the full half-hour, and when Bolling brought up the subject of the Syrian refugee crisis, Trump again expressed his deep skepticism about potentially bringing ISIS fighters amongst the ranks of refugees into the United States. He even went so far as to suggest to Bolling “this could be one of the greatest military coups of all time.” Link to video on Bolling suggested a possible “Trojan horse” and Trump agreed,...
  • St. Louis Mayoral Candidate & Black Lives Leader: Street Gangs Should Be Police

    10/03/2015 9:39:17 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 27 replies ^ | 10/03/2015 | Jim Hoft
  • At least 16 killed at Afghan hospital after U.S. air strike (Obama's fault)

    10/03/2015 9:32:56 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 29 replies
    al Reuters ^ | 10/03/2015 | amid Shalizi and Andrew MacAskill
    An airstrike hit a hospital run by Medecins Sans Frontieres in the Afghan city of Kunduz on Saturday, killing at least 16 people in what the U.S. military called possible "collateral damage" in the battle to oust Taliban insurgents. Frantic MSF staff phoned military officials at NATO in Kabul and Washington after the attack, and bombs continued to rain down near the medical facility for nearly an hour, one official from the aid group said. At least 37 people were wounded and many patients and staff still missing, it added. The U.S. military promised to investigate the incident, which could...
  • Gunman in Oregon massacre was turned away from firearms academy

    10/03/2015 9:31:19 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 33 replies
    al Reuters ^ | 10/03/2015 | Eric M. Johnson and Emily Flitter
    The gunman slain by police after he killed his English professor and eight others at an Oregon college was once turned away from a firearms academy by an instructor who recalled finding him "weird" and "a little bit too anxious" for high-level weapons training. Christopher Harper-Mercer, 26, who moved to Oregon from the Los Angeles suburb of Torrance, California, was officially identified on Friday as the assailant in the rampage at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, which ranks as the deadliest among dozens of U.S. mass shootings in the past two years. According to accounts of survivors, the gunman stormed...
  • National Journal: Trump’s ‘Middle American Radicals’ Changing 2016 Race

    10/03/2015 9:11:37 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 12 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/03/2015 | Breitbart News
    From John B. Judis writing at National Journal: In 1976, Don­ald War­ren—a so­ci­olo­gist from Oak­land Uni­versity in Michigan who would die two dec­ades later without ever at­tain­ing the rank of full pro­fess­or—pub­lished a book called The Rad­ic­al Cen­ter: Middle Amer­ic­ans and the Polit­ics of Ali­en­a­tion. Few people have read or heard of it—I learned of it about 30 years ago from the late, very ec­cent­ric pa­leo­con­ser­vat­ive Samuel Fran­cis—but it is, in my opin­ion, one of the three or four books that best ex­plain Amer­ic­an polit­ics over the past half-cen­tury.While con­duct­ing ex­tens­ive sur­veys of white voters in 1971 and again in...
  • Shooter used handgun in Oregon slayings

    10/02/2015 6:43:00 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 19 replies
    The Sacramento Bee ^ | October 2, 2015 | Associated Press
    Oregon's top federal prosecutor says the shooter used a handgun when he opened fire on classmates at an Oregon college, killing nine and injuring nine others. Interim U.S. Attorney Billy Williams said Friday Christopher Harper-Mercer stashed a rifle in another room and did not fire it. He says it's impossible to know what the shooter had planned for the rifle. Williams says all the information investigators have uncovered so far suggests the gunman acted alone. ATF Special Agent in Charge Celinez Nunez said earlier Friday that investigators recovered six weapons at Umpqua (UHMP'-kwah) Community College in Roseburg and seven others...
  • Oregon gunman was kicked out of Army, studied mass shooters

    10/02/2015 6:40:04 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 13 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 10/02/2015
    The 26-year-old gunman who opened fire on fellow students in his community college English class, killing nine people, was an Army boot camp dropout who studied mass shooters before becoming one himself. A day after the rampage in this Oregon timber town, authorities said Christopher Sean Harper-Mercer wore a flak jacket and brought at least six guns and five ammunition magazines to the school. Investigators found another seven guns at the apartment he shared with his mother. Officials on Friday also released the names of the dead, who ranged in age from 18 to 67 and included several freshmen and...
  • Oregon shooting: Gunman was student in class where he killed 9

    10/02/2015 6:32:33 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 25 replies ^ | Sara Sidner, Kyung Lah, Steve Almasy and Ralph Ellis, CNN
    Roseburg, Oregon (CNN)The man who gunned down nine people at an Oregon community college was enrolled in the class where the fatal shootings occurred, Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin said Friday.
  • White House Reveals End Game for Massive Immigration (It's the Democrat votes, stupid)

    10/02/2015 11:09:11 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 28 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/02/2015 | Tom Tancredo
    The Obama administration is launching a campaign to accelerate the conversion of millions of immigrants to citizenship. The nation’s immigration agencies will spend big bucks on “outreach” activities and the Naturalization process will be streamlined. The goal is to add several million new citizens to the voter rolls by November 2016. If you think the Naturalization process is governed by law and long-established rules so we need not worry about shortcuts and wholesale fraud – wake up. This is the Obama Administration we are talking about. If you think immigration law enforcement was politicized, wait until you see what citizenship...
  • Obama Administration Arrests Christian Refugees Lets Everyone Else Through (from July)

    10/02/2015 9:04:59 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 19 replies ^ | 21 July 2015 | Joe Messina
    In yet another example of the overwhleming hypocrisy that comes with every action taken by the Obama administration, we recently learned that the Obama team has arrested and detained 20 Christian refugees who were fleeing from ISIS. It's interesting because of the Obama administrations long track record of doing nothing to stop the flow of illegal immigrants into the country. However, now that it is a group of Christians seeking asylum Team Obama suddenly becomes vigilant about the border? Miraculously, 20 Christians escaped the clutches of ISIS in Iraq and made their way to the U.S. Now they’ve been detained...
  • Vatican: Pope's encounter with Kim Davis not a form of support

    10/02/2015 5:52:52 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 28 replies
    Associated Press/San Jose Mercury News ^ | 10/02/2015 | NICOLE WINFIELD
    VATICAN CITY -- The Vatican on Friday distanced Pope Francis from Kim Davis, the focal point in the gay marriage debate in the U.S., saying she was one of dozens of people the pope greeted in the U.S. and that their encounter "should not be considered a form of support of her position." After days of confusion, the Vatican issued a statement Friday clarifying the circumstances of Francis' Sept. 24 encounter with Davis, a Kentuky county clerk who went to jail for refusing to issue same-sex marriage licenses. In a statement, the Vatican spokesman, the Rev. Federico Lombardi, said Francis...
  • Sheriff: I Will ‘Never’ Say Umpqua Community College Shooter’s Name

    10/01/2015 7:53:13 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 29 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/01/2015 | Ian Hanchett
    Douglas County, OR Sheriff John Hanlin declared of the perpetrator of the shooting at Umpqua Community College, “you will never hear me mention his name” at a press briefing on Tuesday.
  • Obama’s Most Chilling Attack on 2nd Amendment Yet – Speech Following Oregon Shooting (VIDEO)

    10/01/2015 7:36:04 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 44 replies ^ | 10/01/2015 | Eric Odom
    We just finished watching Obama’s press conference following the mass shooting in Oregon and I have to say… it’s downright chilling. Yes, we’ve heard Obama speak out against gun owners and constitutional rights before, but never have we seen him as bold, emotional and angry.In the following video you’re going to see a man who deeply resents gun ownership and the 2nd amendment. This is a man in a position of extraordinary power setting the stage for a final battle with the 2nd amendment as his Presidency comes to a close. This is Obama in full attack mode and yes,...
  • East Bay women file $11 million discrimination suit for being kicked off Napa wine train

    10/01/2015 9:35:09 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 46 replies
    Contra Costa Times ^ | 10/01/2015 | Chris De Benedetti
    SAN FRANCISCO -- A predominantly black group of women kicked off a Napa wine train "for being too loud" have filed a racial discrimination lawsuit against the train company, the group's attorney announced Thursday. The group of 11 women, who are members of a book club, are seeking $11 million in damages from the Napa Valley Wine Train. They are being represented by San Francisco civil rights attorney Waukeen Q. McCoy. Wine train officials have hired a former FBI agent to conduct its own investigation into the incident, a company spokesman said Thursday.
  • Kevin McCarthy’s truthful gaffe on Benghazi

    09/30/2015 6:27:11 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 74 replies
    Washingtonpost. ^ | 09/30/2015 | E.J. Dionne Jr.
    <p>So now we know: One of the principal reasons Republicans spent so much public money investigating the tragic Benghazi episode was to bring down Hillary Clinton’s poll numbers.</p> <p>Rep. Kevin McCarthy, the likely successor to House Speaker John Boehner, told Fox News’ Sean Hannity explicitly on Tuesday night that the Clinton investigation was part of a “strategy to fight and win.”</p>
  • Valerie Jarrett: Guidance Was Given That Government Business Should Be Done On Government Emails

    09/30/2015 6:23:28 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 22 replies ^ | 09/30/2015
  • FBI and DEA under review for use of NSA mass surveillance data

    09/30/2015 5:54:06 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 10 replies
    The Daily Dot ^ | 09/30/2015 | Patrick Howell O'Neill
    The Justice Department is investigating the FBI’s use of information taken directly from mass surveillance conducted by the National Security Agency (NSA)’s collection of telephone metadata.The yield of that NSA spying program was described by a judge as a “staggering” amount of data when the agency's ability to collect it was struck down as illegal in court earlier this year. The program was resumed in June and will run until at least December. Another ongoing Justice Department investigation is examining the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)'s use of “parallel construction.” The investigations surfaced in a report to Congress from the Justice...
  • Top Secret Service official urged release of unflattering information about congressman

    09/30/2015 5:34:04 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 12 replies
    The Washington Compost ^ | 09/30/2015 | Carol D. Leonnig and Jerry Markon
    An assistant director of the Secret Service urged that unflattering information the agency had in its files about a congressman critical of the service should be made public, according to a government watchdog report released Wednesday. “Some information that he might find embarrassing needs to get out,” Assistant Director Edward Lowery wrote in an e-mail to a fellow director on March 31, commenting on an internal file that was being widely circulated inside the service. “Just to be fair.” Two days later, a news Web site reported that Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), chairman of the House Oversight Committee, had applied...
  • BREAKING: World Leader Accuses Obama of TREASON on the Floor of the United Nations

    09/30/2015 1:33:09 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 46 replies
    Lost in the media hype surrounding the addresses of Presidents Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin to the United Nations General Assembly on Monday was a bombshell claim by the president of Argentina.President Christina Fernandez de Kirchener announced that her nation had been approached by an Obama administration official with a request that Argentina provide enriched nuclear fuel to the Islamic Republic of Iran in 2010. The official in question was Gary Samore, former White House Coordinator for Arms Control and Weapons of Mass Destruction, who did not dispute the seemingly outrageous claim and has been open about his opposition to the...
  • DC Police, the FBI, and Their Secret Agreement to Hide Cell Phone Spying

    09/30/2015 1:21:26 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 3 replies
    Vice News ^ | 09/30/2015 | Jason Leopold
    In August 2012, the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) in Washington, DC entered into a secret agreement with the FBI.The MPD was promising not to disclose any details about its use of a highly controversial antiterrorism surveillance technology known as a Stingray. About the size of a suitcase, the Stingray simulates a cell phone tower and intercepts mobile phone calls and text messages.The MPD also agreed that if the department learned that any technical details about the surveillance technology was at risk of being exposed during a judicial proceeding, MPD would contact the FBI so the bureau could ask MPD to...
  • How McConnell outfoxed Ted Cruz (That's Vice-President Cruz to you, Turtle-Face)

    09/29/2015 7:57:33 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 66 replies
    Politico ^ | 09/29/2015 | Burgess Everett
    Ted Cruz called out Mitch McConnell seven times by name on Monday night. Afterward, the Senate majority leader barely uttered a word about his chief Republican adversary. Asked about Cruz’s diatribe on the Senate floor, during which the Texas Republican suggested McConnell is a puppet for Democratic leaders and a foe of conservatives, McConnell couldn’t conceal his smile on Tuesday. Story Continued Below “I have tried very hard to stay out of the presidential race, and I think that’s probably a good rule for me,” he said with a chuckle. McConnell may not like to talk about Cruz, but he...
  • Congress Should Impeach EPA Head Gina McCarthy – And Then a Whole Bunch of Other Bureaucrats

    09/29/2015 9:25:26 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 95 replies
    Human Events ^ | 09/29/2015 | Seton Motley
    The national Republican Party is currently in the midst of a slow-motion train wreck. Their presidential primary has amply demonstrated their Base’s profound disaffection. You can call it anger, you can call it delusion – you can call it a tuna fish sandwich. But when 70+% of your voters don’t like anyone having anything to do with anything you’ve been doing – you absolutely call it a problem.And when it’s this big, it’s a problem for the Party – not their voters. There’s an old banking joke: If someone owes the bank $10,000 – that someone has a problem....
  • Mammograms debunked: Cecile Richards admits that 86% of PP's revenue is from abortions

    09/29/2015 8:19:02 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 53 replies ^ | 09/29/2015 | Twitchy Staff
    There was just a great moment at the House hearing gong on right now where Cecile Richards was forced to admit under questioning from Rep. Cynthia Lummins (R, WY) that although abortions only account for 3% of Planned Parenthood’s total procedures, abortions account for 86% of Planned Parenthood’s revenues:
  • Trump Proposes Replacing Obamacare with Government-Funded Universal Healthcare

    09/28/2015 11:27:58 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 91 replies ^ | 09/28/2015 | Barry Donegan
    YoutTube Video: Donald Trump Endorses Universal Health Care - "The Government's Gonna Pay For It." On Sunday’s episode of 60 Minutes on CBS, Donald Trump said that “Obamacare is a disaster” and that he plans to repeal it and replace it with a government-funded universal healthcare plan.During the lengthy interview, CBS correspondent Scott Pelley asked billionaire real estate mogul and 2016 Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump his position on healthcare reform. “Obamacare’s going to be repealed and replaced. Obamacare is a disaster if you look at what’s going on with premiums where they’re up 40, 50, 55 percent,” replied Trump.Pelley...
  • Theory on why gender derangement is #1 issue of Obama presidency

    09/27/2015 9:52:25 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 33 replies
    You can find all kinds of things online about Michelle being a transgender and the children being adopted. Some of it is pretty convincing. This is the only explanation I can come up with as to why gender derangement disorder is the #1 issue of the Obama regime. Can anyone else come up with a better explanation?
  • Catalonia voters decide on push for independence from Spain

    09/27/2015 9:25:44 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 23 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 09/27/2015 | Harold Heckle and Joseph Wilson
    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- Voters in Spain's Catalonia region cast ballots Sunday to decide if pro-secession parties will get a majority in the regional parliament and a mandate to push for independence or whether they will fall short in an outcome that would probably quell secessionist fervor for years. Secessionists have long pushed for an independence referendum, but Spain's central government refused to allow it - saying such a vote would be unconstitutional. So the pro-independence parties pitched the vote for regional parliamentary seats as a de facto plebiscite. "Today is a great win for democracy in Catalonia," said Artur...
  • Carly Fiorina, Chuck Todd clash over Planned Parenthood claims

    09/27/2015 9:14:14 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 20 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/27/2015 | Jonathan Easley
    Carly Fiorina on Sunday defended her assertion that an undercover sting video shows Planned Parenthood officials keeping a “fully formed fetus” alive “to harvest its brain.” At the second Republican presidential debate earlier this month, one of Fiorina’s strongest moments came when she described a gruesome scene from one of the controversial undercover videos. "A fully-formed fetus on the table, its heart beating, its legs kicking, while someone says, 'We have to keep it alive to harvest its brain’,” Fiorina said at the time. Fiorina’s description of the scene, and her supporting super-PAC’s subsequent use of it in an campaign...
  • Clinton on emails: 'It is a drip-drip-drip': 'I'm trying to answer all questions people have'

    09/27/2015 8:38:58 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 28 replies ^ | 09/27/2015 | CNN
    WASHINGTON (CNN) —Hillary Clinton said Sunday she wasn't involved in her lawyers' review of her private server to determine which emails needed to be turned over to the State Department and said the "drip-drip-drip" nature of the controversy makes it difficult to move on from. "All I can tell you is that when my attorneys conducted this exhaustive process, I didn't participate. I didn't look at them," she told NBC's Chuck Todd in an interview for "Meet the Press." "I wanted them to be as clear as possible," Clinton said. "They didn't need me looking over their shoulder." The former...
  • Boehner: ‘I would have gotten 400 votes, probably’ ("best interest of his colleagues")

    09/27/2015 8:34:16 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 57 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/27/2015 | Bradford Richardson
    Outgoing Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) says the prospect of being ousted from his leadership position was not a factor in his decision to step down. ADVERTISEMENT “Look, winning that vote was never an issue,” Boehner said on CBS’s “Face the Nation” on Sunday. “I was going to get the overwhelming number of – I would have gotten 400 votes, probably.”The Speaker said stepping down was in the best interest of his colleagues in the House, who would be forced to vote whether to retain him.Boehner also called the right wing of the House GOP “unrealistic” in their expectation to pass...
  • Outgoing Boehner Rails Against Republican ‘False Prophets’ on Face the Nation

    09/27/2015 8:27:40 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 42 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 09/27/2015 | Josh Feldman
    Outgoing Speaker John Boehner spoke out on Face the Nation today about why he’s stepping down, and he pulled no punches in decrying “false prophets” on the Republican side. Boehner, whose Friday resignation announcement took everyone by surprise, told John Dickerson he’s confident about preventing a government shutdown in the final few weeks of his speakership. He said it wasn’t so much “dysfunction” in Congress that he didn’t like, but some of the disagreement. He brought up plenty conservative ideas he pushed that were “all voted against by my most conservative members because it wasn’t good enough.” He exclaimed,...
  • Congressional agenda thrown into disorder with Boehner’s departure

    09/26/2015 7:41:23 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 21 replies
    The Washington Compost ^ | 09/26/2015 | Mike DeBonis and Kelsey Snell
    House Speaker John A. Boehner’s stunning resignation throws the congressional agenda into disarray, with short-term hope for passing crucial items offset by the long-term fear that old battles will only be repeated. By defusing a conservative revolt that threatened to end his speakership, Boehner’s announcement effectively ended the immediate threat of a government shutdown. And because he is not leaving Congress until Oct. 30, some Republicans and many Democrats are hoping the speaker finds the resolve to push through legislation that enjoys bipartisan support but has been stalled by conservative objections. Yet any progress may be hampered by the internal...
  • AL Congressman Mo Brooks: Next Speaker May Be From the ‘More Liberal Wing’ of GOP

    09/26/2015 5:50:43 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 20 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 26 Sep 2015 | Trent Baker
    During Friday’s Yellowhammer Radio with Cliff Sims, Rep. Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) discussed the resignation of House Speaker Rep. John Boehner (R-OH). While Boehner’s resignation is not effective until October 30, Brooks speculated on who the replacement would be, saying there is a “smorgasbord” of potential replacements “from the more liberal-wing of the Republican Party.”
  • Marco Rubio sides with BILL CLINTON on family and medical leave

    09/26/2015 5:11:09 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 16 replies
    MA Boston Newstime ^ | 09/25/2015 | Staff Writer
    Son of Cuban immigrants embraces one of Clinton's top early prioritiesPlan would offer businesses 25 percent tax credits in return for replacing unpaid leave with paid leave insteadPlan requires no new taxes or regulations, he says By J. Taylor Rushing, , U.s. Political Reporter In Washington Published: 09:01 EST, 25 September 2015 | Updated: 10:15 EST, 25 September 2015 View comments Sen. Marco Rubio on Friday called for expanding the 1993 Family & Medical Leave Act - a central part of President Bill Clinton's initial agenda upon taking office - to allow more American parents to spend more time...