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  • Eleanor Clift Praises Trump's No Labels Performance

    10/13/2015 1:09:42 PM PDT · 15 of 35
    fireman15 to Tupelo
    Eleanor Clift? ELEANOR CLIFT????
    this is scary.

    I may have to go back and re-vet Donald Trump.

    If the establishment wants to take Trump down... there is nothing scarier to conservatives than someone who is endorsed by a bunch of media liberals. It wouldn't surprise me a bit if this was some type of underhanded mind game. It could easily backfire... instead of scaring conservatives off this type of thing might cause people who normally vote Democrat to start supporting Trump.

  • Thug Beats Patriot With Baseball Bat, But Then Trump Pulls Up In His Limo…

    10/11/2015 9:13:15 AM PDT · 26 of 33
    fireman15 to I Hired Craig Livingstone
    Could anyone — anyone — imagine Obama doing something like this?

    As it turns out... Obama did almost the same thing! He saw a little girl being abducted by an illegal alien and he told the secret service agents protecting him to call 911 as soon as they were a safe distance away.

  • 2nd and kids shooting themselves

    10/10/2015 12:00:55 AM PDT · 94 of 95
    fireman15 to montanajoe

    I worked as a firefighter for 25 years in a larger city known for its crime problems. I went to many suicides, and even more suicide attempts. It is a sad thing and especially devastating when it is a young person who has done it. A firearm is not the best and most sure way to kill yourself. People botch it up a lot of the time, even people who know a lot about guns and often end up suffering a great deal before they actually do die or end up living permanently screwed up.

  • Green Reverse: Denmark Abandons Climate Change Targets, Scraps Electric Car Subsidies

    10/09/2015 9:18:11 AM PDT · 15 of 20
    fireman15 to GOPJ
    All those immigrants aren’t working out too well for Denmark either... Europe’s waking up to the truth - they were taken by liberal elite liars...

    If the pendulum does not swing back... Western Culture will die. I worry that the indoctrination has gone too far for a complete reversal.

  • Press just can't wait for the end of Donald Trump

    10/08/2015 9:01:16 PM PDT · 18 of 21
    fireman15 to Balding_Eagle
    Dilbert Creator Scott Adams on Donald Trump’s “Linguistic Kill Shots”

    I enjoyed the video. I was surprised that Scott Adams had so many insightful observations.

  • Germany now expects up to 1.5 million migrants in 2015: newspaper

    10/05/2015 11:25:15 PM PDT · 42 of 42
    fireman15 to Black Agnes

    The decision to choke Western Civilization to death has already been made by current political leadership. They are keeping their minions focused on nonexistent problems like “global warming” to keep them from noticing that their culture is now gasping for life. If current leadership is successful at continuing this trend... Western Civilization will die and we will enter a new dark age.

  • Germany now expects up to 1.5 million migrants in 2015: newspaper

    10/05/2015 8:19:48 AM PDT · 39 of 42
    fireman15 to Black Agnes

    We had been experiencing a frog in the pan of water on the stove situation with immigration. But the pace of the third world dead beat invasion of Europe and North America has now increased too quickly. It is creating a powder keg. All it will take to set it off is a charismatic leader. The backlash will most likely be quite unpleasant for everyone.

  • Germany now expects up to 1.5 million migrants in 2015: newspaper

    10/04/2015 11:05:18 PM PDT · 22 of 42
    fireman15 to markomalley

    How far can Germans be pushed before all hell breaks loose?

  • Migrants break into Channel Tunnel as tension mounts in Calais

    10/03/2015 10:00:08 AM PDT · 13 of 46
    fireman15 to Leaning Right

    We are witnessing the death of Western Civilization. It started with birthrates in parts of Europe that are half what is required to sustain the native population, while at the same time Muslim populations have a birthrate that provides for exponential growth. Along with that Muslim ideology advocates taking over the world. Then we elected a closet Muslim to the most powerful post on earth. The results are predictable and devastating.

  • Former Teacher Lionized by Left for Resignation Letter Omitted Key Details

    09/29/2015 10:20:48 AM PDT · 13 of 18
    fireman15 to MichCapCon

    My wife’s mother, her grandfather and most of her aunts and uncles were teachers. Her grandfather was also a principal and superintendent of a large school district and her mother worked as a vice principal for a while as well. WE also set up historical displays and do presentations at schools and universities. So we have great respect for the profession.

    That said... in our area in the last 30 years the cost of a K-12 education in inflation adjusted dollars has more than doubled. The cost of a college education has gone up even faster than that. In our home town which is a city of approximately 200,000 more than a billion dollars has been spent upgrading facilities during a period of declining enrollment in just the last ten years alone.

    With all this increased spending one would assume that achievement tests would show some improvement in student performance, but in fact scores have continually trended downward. We are constantly hammered with the poor teacher thing... when in fact relative to the rest of the population teachers are paid well over twice what they were when my wife’s family was teaching.

    Our property taxes are now far higher than what our house payment once was. The only solutions offered have been to increase spending more. We are tired of it.

  • 'Clock Boy' and America's Suicidal PC Tendencies

    09/25/2015 8:55:23 AM PDT · 4 of 18
    fireman15 to Kaslin

    As this story began to veer away from the leftists PC narrative it was dropped almost immediately with no apologies or retractions. I wonder if Obama will still have the little Muslim boy “genius” and his activist dad over at the Whitehouse when they return from their pilgrimage to the Middle East?

  • No European country `can be exempt` from taking in refugees: Hollande

    09/20/2015 11:44:45 PM PDT · 5 of 16
    fireman15 to 2ndDivisionVet

    Once again the French are leading the way to cultural suicide.

  • Scott Walker implodes, Carly Fiorina soars in new CNN poll

    09/20/2015 10:39:54 AM PDT · 33 of 87
    fireman15 to tumblindice

    Carly supported the DREAM act in her fail at the US senate and crows about her relationship with Jesse Jackazz. And who knows what else. She’s GOP establishment.

    Fiorina Cruella Deville has a ton of baggage that the typical debate viewer was not aware of. She is according to her ex-husband, an amoral narcissistic sociopath who will say or do anything to get ahead. And she actually has the record to prove what he says.

    Even after spending 100 million dollars of her own money Fiorina wasn’t even able to take out Barbara Boxer in a “Republican” year.

  • Carly Fiorina Won GOP Debate, but Trump Still Leads (Trump 29%, Carson 14%, Fio-RINO 11%)

    09/20/2015 8:18:28 AM PDT · 34 of 40
    fireman15 to jimbo123

    Her ex-husband says she is a sociopathic narcissist with no moral compass who discards anyone who is of no further use to her. It is no wonder she loves Hillary so much. Fortunately, if you don’t count tens of thousands of people whose careers she outsourced, Carly hasn’t amassed the body count that Bill and Hillary have.

  • Carly Fiorina Won GOP Debate, but Trump Still Leads (Trump 29%, Carson 14%, Fio-RINO 11%)

    09/20/2015 8:04:14 AM PDT · 32 of 40
    fireman15 to jimbo123
    Fiorina sings the praises of Islam, Ottoman Empire ‘greatest civilization’

    It is always amazing to me when a supposedly highly educated, intelligent, and accomplished person buys into this myth. Muslims have always stolen ideas from the civilizations that they annihilated and then claimed credit for the stolen ideas. Not that there haven't been a few creative individuals...

    A good example is the Muslim kid who “invented” the digital clock in a “pencil box” that bore an intentional resemblance to a briefcase bomb. He got in trouble by putting it in countdown mode in his English class. Although he demonstrated some Muslim style creativity that would make any Muslim mom and dad proud, he didn't actually “invent” anything. He took an old radio shack clock, partially disassembled it and fit it in a box to make it look like a bomb. In his video he showed his other “inventions”, a USB hub he removed the plastic cover from and a bunch of other partially disassembled electronic components.

    It is amusing to me that Fiorina bought into the Muslim golden age myth. The truth is that Islam has been a parasitic disease on humankind since its inception. The fact that she was one of the first McCain staffers to turn on Sarah Palin, along with her Carly Fiorina Loves Hillary Clinton Youtube video gives her a very short pull date.

  • Ahmed, you didn’t build that. Radio Shack sold it. #StandWithAhmed

    09/19/2015 10:55:50 PM PDT · 17 of 54
    fireman15 to Republican Wildcat

    When I was a kid decades ago... bringing a fake time bomb to school and setting the timer so it is counting down to zero in your English class might not have got you in a lot of trouble as long as the teacher was a veteran and he was in on the gag. We had a lot of teachers who were military veterans and they loved to scare the crap out of us kids if they got the chance. Of course we got to blow things up in chemistry class on purpose back then.

    Alas times have changed and now Arab kids are blowing themselves up all over the world just to take out a few infidels or Israelis. So fake bombs just aren’t considered funny anymore especially if you are an Arab kid that looks like a suicide bomber wannabe. I am assuming that everyone knew that this kid was a loser incapable of creating anything that actually was dangerous and that is why the bomb squad wasn’t called. Still not funny however.

  • Poll: Arizona Republicans say Carly Fiorina won this week's debate (Fiorina 46%, Trump at 16% in AZ

    09/19/2015 10:34:20 AM PDT · 32 of 42
    fireman15 to COUNTrecount

    Thanks for the link to the article:

    It is very informative. I had heard previously that she was the Judas on the Republican side who first turned on Sarah Palin. I had no idea that McLame had considered her for his VP.

  • Obama’s Tasteless Welcome of Pope Francis

    09/19/2015 10:03:59 AM PDT · 31 of 33
    fireman15 to Steelfish
    Some information on Francis might lead to more enlightened posts

    That is an interesting article if one wants to read a sympathetic pathology of why the Pope became an anti-capitalist Marxist who wants to keep the world's poor in misery by making energy more expensive by advancing the global warming lie. All the while he will continue to blame their misery on capitalism while turning a blind eye on corruption and the evisl of Islam.

  • Obama’s Tasteless Welcome of Pope Francis

    09/18/2015 10:48:24 PM PDT · 3 of 33
    fireman15 to Vision Thing

    This Marxist Pope is reaping what he sows.

  • Carly Fiorina Stands on Sarah Palin’s Shoulders

    09/18/2015 8:36:23 PM PDT · 20 of 23
    fireman15 to 2ndDivisionVet

    I believe Carly was one of the McCain advisers who shot down Gov. Palin while at the same time making a video in front of an official McCain backdrop saying how much she loved Hillary Clinton.

  • Carly Fiorina Loves Hillary Clinton

    09/18/2015 7:13:15 PM PDT · 24 of 28
    fireman15 to all the best
    If Miss Carly ran against Hillary, that would be nonstop commercial by Mrs. Clinton campaign.

    If she has significant support when the actual primary voting starts... this will be a “nonstop commercial” run by superpacs and other groups which support other candidates. She has no chance of being the Republican nominee with this video floating around. She is merely being used as a tool to damage any candidate the GOPe wants to get rid of... currently Trump.

  • For Carly Fiorina, money hasn't yet followed the hype

    09/18/2015 8:49:35 AM PDT · 34 of 42
    fireman15 to BRL
    Also jeb wants to be called energizer but instead will be called “heavy duty”

  • Trump declines to correct man who says Obama is Muslim

    09/18/2015 8:43:01 AM PDT · 50 of 86
    fireman15 to TangledUpInBlue

    A couple years from now after Obama has retired to Dubai, his tell all book will come out written in Arabic detailing how he practiced ‘taqiyya’ to help the Mullahs get atomic weopons. At that time liberals in the US will still condemn those who say Obama is a Muslim.

  • Donald Trump: The Only People Who Like Him Are the Voters

    09/17/2015 1:18:42 PM PDT · 144 of 154
    fireman15 to IChing
    I’m so much of a racist that I’ve learned how to spell border!

    That is funny. It is one of the words that I repeatedly misspell. My wife goes to a Vietnamese nail salon where most of the girls are actually from Vietnam. Despite coming from an agrarian culture the ladies there are meticulously clean and neat. My wife has been going to the shop so long that she now can understand Vietnamese very well.

    One day her favorite gal, Hanna was saying how much her husband can't stand working with Mormons. She said he employs Mormons in his landscaping business and they are lazy, dirty, threatening, and always needing special accommodations so they can pray to Allah. My wife told her that it was Muslims not Mormons that her husband was referring to. All of the girls got a big laugh out of it.

    The Vietnamese are very resentful of illegal aliens because they had to jump through a lot of hoops to get here aand it makes them feel very upset that others are just walking into the country without permission and receiving all sorts of accommodations.

  • Donald Trump: The Only People Who Like Him Are the Voters

    09/17/2015 11:31:05 AM PDT · 135 of 154
    fireman15 to kaila
    The problem in this country is that no one calls people out on bad behavior, and that gives them the green light to continue on that behavior.

    Believe me... I am getting older and speak my mind more than most. We did make a stink about it. It didn't embarrass them because they didn't speak English and they couldn't care less what we think. And the management would rather have a couple disgusted old folks than risk offending their core clientele. We haven't been back after eating their for nearly 20 years.

  • Donald Trump: The Only People Who Like Him Are the Voters

    09/17/2015 11:25:05 AM PDT · 133 of 154
    fireman15 to IChing
    Could you tell what nationality they were?

    Referring to the family who changed their toddlers dirty diaper in the Old Country Buffet booth behind us...

    Around here you don't need to mention what their nationality is. We have a very diverse population but everyone knows immediately which group of people do this type of thing over and over again. At the risk of being labeled a racist I will tell you that they were Spanish speakers from South of the boarder. I suspect that there are other groups in other parts of the country who do the same type of thing.

  • Donald Trump: The Only People Who Like Him Are the Voters

    09/17/2015 9:09:59 AM PDT · 118 of 154
    fireman15 to IChing
    I live and work in the D.C. area. It gets so exhausting and stressful day in and day out, trying to communicate everyday interactions with a majority population who does not speak English as their first language.

    Apparently, there are still many places in the country where this issue is not a major problem. It is not just the language barrier that is annoying. It is also the entitlement mentality where foreigners living in our country feel strongly that America owes them. This is not to mention basic etiquette in places like public restrooms. Half the public toilets have poo left in them and also pooey hand prints and messes from unsupervised children who don't seem to know how to use the toilet. My wife and I were in a restaurant and the couple in the booth behind us changed one of their toddler's soiled diaper on the table and then left it behind when they left. The staff was aware and didn't say a thing about it.

  • Donald Trump: The Only People Who Like Him Are the Voters

    09/17/2015 8:26:22 AM PDT · 83 of 154
    fireman15 to goldstategop
    Trump doesn’t have a coherent conservative view. People are backing him based on emotional affinity.

    Your comment completely ignores the central premise of the column.

    “Today, the fight in the Republican Party isn't over abortion, guns or the Sandinistas; the dividing line is immigration. Will we continue to be the United States, or will we become another failed Latin American state?”, from Ann Coulter

    You truly do not get it at all. You must live somewhere completely unlike where my family lives. I don't really care much for The Donald's personality or have an “emotional affinity for him. But he seems to be the one who truly has made turning back the invasion that we are currently experiencing a top priority. Obama has kept his promise to “fundamentally change America”. When my wife and I go to our local Mall, Walmart, Old Country Buffet or just about anywhere, we now find that we are in the extreme minority much of the time. I am not sure that the majority even know how to speak English. And we don't live in some inner city hell hole like Detroit. We live in the suburbs in the Northwest.

    The America we grew up in is fading fast for us, for our children and our grandchildren. Both my wife and I have grandparents who came from foreign country's and other relatives who learned English as a second language. But unlike the current batch of immigrants legal or illegal... they didn't have a bunch of social programs to take advantage of, so they learned to speak English and they assimilated into the population, worked hard and adopted the American way.

    Who other than Trump really appears to take this issue seriously and will make a true effort to reverse this trend? Who other than Trump appears to have enough chutzpa to actually get himself elected? You say he doesn't have a "coherent conservative view". But this is literally a fight for our country's survival. I would love to have someone like Cruz who does but unfortunately he will probably never have the mass appeal Trump does and I am not convinced that he will put immigration at the top of his list of important priorities.

  • HILARIOUS/EPIC Carly Fiorina Debate Montage. "Let the Bodies Hit the Floor"

    09/17/2015 7:41:19 AM PDT · 24 of 103
    fireman15 to StevenCrowder

    Steven, I have been an admirer of your work for a long time. I think that Fiorina did land a lot of solid punches last night and demonstrated clearly that she can play with the big boys. Whether or not she will have appeal to the voters remains to be seen.


    09/16/2015 10:12:37 PM PDT · 174 of 196
    fireman15 to KevinB
    I thought Carly did well tonight. I particularly liked her boobs. I never noticed them before. I’m guessing there has been some work done.

    I think that Carly did well but she needs to know her limits and understand what voters really expect from her.

  • IT BEGINS: Muslim demands Munich end ‘anti-Islamic’ Oktoberfest

    09/16/2015 12:36:38 PM PDT · 35 of 89
    fireman15 to BigEdLB
    The Muzzies might be pushing things a little too far when they want to take away beer, wieners, and sauerkraut from a bunch of thirsty Germans. They probably better start kissing some lederhosen covered butts. You can only push Germans so far before something bad happens. The German population had the highest average level of education in all of the world around the time a certain someone came into power in the 1930s.

  • Trump and the 'wussification' of America

    09/16/2015 12:25:20 PM PDT · 16 of 31
    fireman15 to 2ndDivisionVet

    I am just glad someone has got the MSM, the pundits, and the establishment all stirred up. It is also nice to have someone who might actually try to do what he says he will do.

  • Trump and the 'wussification' of America

  • Beware! Bernie Sanders' policy proposals would cost $18 trillion

    09/15/2015 9:14:31 AM PDT · 17 of 29
    fireman15 to demshateGod
    I'm going to be zotted by the end of this primary. I just know it. I've about had it.

    Joshua 1:9 “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.”

  • Club for Growth Launches $1 Million Anti-Trump Ad Campaign

    09/15/2015 8:33:07 AM PDT · 5 of 132
    fireman15 to Cincinatus' Wife

    The empire strikes back.

  • Trump: U.S. "a dumping ground for the rest of the world"

    09/14/2015 9:37:10 PM PDT · 59 of 70
    fireman15 to Citizen Zed

    Its not just that we are the dumping ground... we are being actively invaded. Obama promised to fundamentally change the country and he is keeping his promise. We are close to reaching point of no return. Our only chance to get back to anything resembling of what it was like during the time when Reagan was president is an outsider like Trump or Cruise. Personally, I feel like Trump is the one who has the best chance of turning this around... I think that he has the most charisma.

  • Scott Walker to propose abolishing unions for federal workers - ABOLISH NLRB

    09/14/2015 8:48:15 AM PDT · 146 of 162
    fireman15 to re_nortex

    Why stop at Federal Workers? For 25 years I was forced to pay union dues working for a large city fire department. State, city and county workers including teachers should not have unions. Civil Service Boards should be enough to ensure fair treatment.

  • Are College Lectures Unfair? (women, minorities hardest hit)

    09/13/2015 9:31:39 AM PDT · 30 of 40
    fireman15 to reaganaut1

    The author is trying to garner support for “active learning” which “provides increased structure, feedback and interaction”. “The instructors may pose questions about the week’s reading, for example, and require students to answer the questions online, for a grade, before coming to class.” In other words students are spoon fed information online ahead of time and forced to draw the same conclusions that the instructor has decided are correct if they want a passing grade. You will get graded on your “global warming” class based on agreeing with the material before even hearing your leftist professor’s “lecture”. The author believes that the professor will be able to spend more time at home smoking or eating his medicinal marijuana and not have to face the discomfort of speaking in front of a group with possibly skeptical individuals in it.

    Throwing racial and sexual discrimination in at the beginning was just away of capturing the target audience of gullible morons from the first sentence. The author’s goal was to stir them up so they would accept everything else that followed.

  • 13 Reasons Why Donald Trump Will Make the Best President, Ever

    09/12/2015 11:08:54 AM PDT · 39 of 87
    fireman15 to Lurkinanloomin
    The rest of the pack want to abandon the rule of law and accomodate the fraudulently documented foreigners by changing the laws. Not very intelligent, principled or conservative.

    There are a number of scary things about Mr. Trump... not the least of which are what appear to be possible narcissistic tendencies. Having said that... he seems committed to securing our borders and making it difficult for people here illegally to stay. In this dangerous world this is the most important priority for our country's survival.

    As much as I personally prefer a couple of the other candidates... they also do not seem to have the charisma that will get them elected. I think that Hillary is toast which will probably mean that crazy Uncle Joe will be the Democrat to beat. Despite his gaffe a minute reputation, after watching him on television lately I have come to the realization that he actually will be a formidable foe. I think Trump is the one who is probably best equipped to take him on. They will be fighting over swing voters who seem to respond well to Trump. The dirty little secret is that Despite Trump's hard line on illegal immigration he actually has more Hispanic support than Romney did.

  • Over last 20 years, fires .. declined by 50% while career firefighters increased more than 50%

    09/09/2015 9:18:38 AM PDT · 20 of 21
    fireman15 to DesertRhino

    I retired after 25 years from a fire department in a city known for its crime problems, a year and a half ago. During the time I worked there we lost several fire stations the number of full time firefighters was reduced by approximately 15%. During the same time period our call volume more than doubled. This is largely because people now call 911 for every nonsensical reason you can think of. The number of fires in our jurisdiction did go down a little... I am not sure by how much... but there are still a large number of older homes there, and there are still a lot of people who smoke or are irresponsible idiots

    The thing that did change dramatically were the number of people working at fire headquarters. Administrative staff at least tripled during the time that I worked there. So while I agree that this article is “garbage statistically” and may be largely barking up the wrong tree.

    The fire department that I worked for is still an example of government run amuck. You have less people doing much more “work” (Largely babysitting people who no longer want to take care of themselves); and three times the number of people performing administrative tasks that are basically meaningless adherence to useless government regulations. So there is a lesson about government and how inefficient it makes everything.

  • Surging Ben Carson Knocks Trump Immigration Plan

    09/09/2015 8:41:49 AM PDT · 76 of 133
    fireman15 to SeekAndFind

    Thank you Mr. Carson for helping narrow the field. This is an epic fail. Change the headline from: Surging Ben Carson Knocks Trump Immigration Plan, to: Flailing Ben Carson Knocks Himself Out of the Race.

  • A new app that lets users' friends 'virtually walk them home at night' is exploding in popularity

    09/05/2015 9:10:35 AM PDT · 15 of 17
    fireman15 to SamAdams76

    I think of it a little like using flight following when you are flying cross country VFR. It does not make your flight any safer but someone will know where to look for you if you have difficulty.

    On the other hand I think that people tend to lose situational awareness while they are playing with their phones. This is especially true when people are driving. I wonder how many people have caused or got in accidents while playing with Google Maps?

  • Muslim flight attendant sues after she’s suspended for refusing to serve alcohol

    09/05/2015 8:54:13 AM PDT · 32 of 67
    fireman15 to HomerBohn

    She could just as well have been hired by a tavern to work as a barmaid. Everyone knows that barmaids serve alcohol and everyone knows that flight attendants serve alcohol. You can’t do either job if you refuse to serve alcohol.

  • The Trump Movement Isn't About Conservatism -- It's About Americanism

    09/03/2015 9:26:58 AM PDT · 67 of 82
    fireman15 to Jim Noble

    The people who don’t want to do anything about illegal immigrants and their anchor baby offspring have mostly had little if any personal exposure to them. Do you think that Hillary, Marco, or the Jebster go shopping near a bunch of subsidized low income apartments at a local Super Walmart where Caucasians make up about 25% of the customers?

    Anyone who has, can answer the question, “Whose children are missing the toilet when they take a poop then leaving the mess behind for others to clean up with full knowledge of their parents?” There are little boys running helter skelter through the lady’s restroom. There are “cultures” who do not teach the basic principles of personal hygiene in public restrooms to their youth. But that is just one mildly annoying observation. These days there are plenty of slovenly native born people in this country as well. The question is how do you hold the line when our entire way of life is eroding away.

    One early step is to at least attempt to restrict the flood of millions of uneducated poor people who come here with the expectation of getting government benefits. Once we get that under control maybe we will have a chance of working on some of the other problems. At the root of most of this slovenly behavior are government programs which enable people to not take responsibility for themselves and their progeny .

  • Longtime Clinton adviser Blumenthal slammed Boehner as 'alcoholic' and 'lazy' in email

    09/01/2015 10:17:02 AM PDT · 21 of 36
    fireman15 to sportutegrl
  • Mom Who Forgot Her Baby in Shopping Cart Tells Her Story

    08/30/2015 11:25:57 PM PDT · 61 of 67
    fireman15 to nickcarraway

    I am a baby boomer and came from a large family; most of my friends from back then came from families with at least three or four children. To say that things were more lax back then when it came to child care would be a gross understatement. Forgetting a kid somewhere would certainly not have made the news.

    When I asked my dad if my 5 year old brother and I could use a can of gas to burn some ant piles or ride horses into town to get ice cream cones... he wouldn’t tell us “no”, or “be careful”, my dad would say, “Remember if something happens to you... your mom and I will just make another one that looks just like you.”

    It wasn’t that he didn’t love us or was a bad parent; they figured that after getting hurt a few times we would learn to be more careful. We did get injured fairly seriously on some occasions and we did learn to be careful without a lot of pestering.

  • Sheriff's deputy fatally shot in Houston while pumping gas

    08/29/2015 11:23:04 AM PDT · 75 of 79
    fireman15 to Vision
    This all started with Obama praising the violent criminal Trayvon Martin and supporting this behavior.

    That certainly didn't help, but violent black people targeting police officers has been going on for longer than that. In 2009 we had four officers gunned down in Lakewood, WA by a violent black felon.

    “The gunman was identified as 37-year-old Maurice Clemmons, originally from Marianna, Arkansas. Clemmons had a violent criminal history, with at least five felony convictions in Arkansas and eight felony charges in Washington. In 2000, Clemmons had his 95-year sentence for aggravated robbery commuted by then-Governor Mike Huckabee and moved to Western Washington in 2004.[12][13] In spring 2009, Clemmons was charged with rape of a child and third-degree assault on a police officer for punching a Pierce County sheriff's deputy in the face during a confrontation,[14][15] and was let out of jail on those charges after posting a $150,000 bail bond one week prior to the shootings.”,_Washington_police_officer_shooting

    A female police officer had been murdered in Seattle a month prior under similar circumstances. Two more officers were killed in rural Pierce County not long afterwards. But certainly Obama has made things much worse. Unlike the psycho killer of the TV reporter and cameraman most of these executions were committed by people who obtained and possessed their firearms illegally. So more laws wouldn't have made much of a difference.

  • What Makes Black Men Run From the Police?

    08/28/2015 6:31:50 PM PDT · 63 of 73
    fireman15 to Brooklyn Attitude

    Of course everyone is innocent until proven guilty in our country... but in the situations that I have been involved in there wasn’t a lot of doubt that that the people that ran off were guilty.

  • What Makes Black Men Run From the Police?

    08/28/2015 5:41:27 PM PDT · 54 of 73
    fireman15 to Brooklyn Attitude

    After working 25 years on a fire department in a municipality known for crime problems... I came into contact with police, criminals and crime victims daily. The runners get away much if not most of the time. Obviously it has risks, but I am not sure that it is “stupid” to run from the police.

  • Omega-3 fish oil ‘does not boost elderly brains’

    08/26/2015 9:22:34 AM PDT · 8 of 14
    fireman15 to Signalman

    In other news: a pound of bacon and a gallon of whole milk every day is shown to increase brain volume in teens. /s