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  • Someone help us out here

    11/17/2015 3:57:52 PM PST · by jda · 13 replies
    I seem to recall the worst ever excuse for a president said some time ago that ISIS was contained?
  • 'ShoutYourAbortion' campaign explodes on social media

    Los Angeles (AFP) - A social media campaign launched by three US activists to denounce the stigma surrounding abortion has gone viral as women have shared their experiences, though pro-life campaigners have hit back. The hashtag "#ShoutYourAbortion" was started on Twitter over the weekend after the US House of Representatives voted to cut funding for Planned Parenthood, the nation's largest women's health care ser vices provider, as Republicans pushed for a probe of the organization. Lindy West, Amelia Bonow and Kimberly Morrison said they began the campaign in a bid to encourage women to reclaim the conversation about abortion. Bonow...
  • Iran Announces It Examined Suspected Nuclear Site with No International Inspectors Present

    09/21/2015 10:17:29 AM PDT · by jda · 16 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 21 September 2015 | Sharona Schwartz
    A spokesman for Iran’s atomic agency announced Monday that Iranian scientists collected environmental samples from a military site without international inspectors present, a move sure to evoke anger from opponents of the Iran nuclear deal who charge it with having lax inspection provisions. {Snip} The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency said Monday that the Iranian self-verification activities at Parchin were “conducted in a manner consistent with our standard safeguards practices.” “The agency can confirm the integrity of the sampling process and the authenticity of the samples, which were taken at places of interest to the Agency at the...
  • A Quick Question About the Alleged Racism in America

    05/01/2015 6:59:42 AM PDT · by jda · 11 replies
    A quick question about racism in America.
  • A Simple Question for Hill & Bill (that no one else is asking)

    05/01/2015 6:44:48 AM PDT · by jda · 27 replies
    Just a simple question that I haven't heard anyone ask.
  • Police: Muslims threw Christians overboard during Med voyage

    04/17/2015 7:35:32 AM PDT · by jda · 4 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 16 April 2015
    Italy's migration crisis took on a deadly new twist Thursday as police in Sicily reported that Muslim migrants had thrown 12 Christians overboard during a recent crossing from Libya, and an aid group said another 41 were feared drowned in a separate incident. Palermo police said they had detained 15 people suspected in the high seas assault, which they learned of while interviewing tearful survivors from Nigeria and Ghana who had arrived in Palermo Wednesday morning after being rescued at sea by the ship Ellensborg. The 15 were accused of multiple homicide aggravated by religious hatred, police said in a...
  • Israel: Beware of Obama

    03/23/2015 5:51:42 AM PDT · by jda · 11 replies
    New York Post ^ | 22 March 2015
    First he comes for the banks and health care, uses the IRS to go after critics, politicizes the Justice Department, spies on journalists, tries to curb religious freedom, slashes the military, throws open the borders, doubles the debt and nationalizes the Internet. He lies to the public, ignores the Constitution, inflames race relations and urges Latinos to punish Republican “enemies.” He abandons our ­allies, appeases tyrants, coddles ­adversaries and uses the Crusades as an excuse for inaction as Islamist terrorists slaughter their way across the Mideast. Now he's coming for Israel. {snip} Whatever form the punishment takes, it will aim...
  • Saudi Cleric: The Sun Revolves Around the Earth

    02/18/2015 5:21:30 AM PST · by jda · 45 replies
    Washington FRee Beacon ^ | 18 February 2015 | Adam Kredo
    A Saudi cleric is garnering headlines for declaring that the sun revolves around the Earth, a clear rejection of all scientific evidence. {snip} The controversial cleric, Sheikh Bandar al-Khaibari, was caught making the comments in a short video clip posted to YouTube on Monday. In response to a question posed by a student, al-Khaibari says the Earth is “stationary and does not move.” While al-Khaibari’s remarks have been mocked on social networking sites such as Twitter, regional experts say his anti-science stance is embraced and promoted by leading Saudi clerics in charge of the country’s religious authority. “It makes perfect...
  • Great Quote from MLK

    01/20/2015 5:52:05 AM PST · by jda · 11 replies
    A great quote from Dr. Martin Luther King
  • ‘American Sniper’ Complaints Grow in Hollywood: Should Clint Eastwood Be Celebrating a ‘Killer’?

    01/19/2015 8:18:44 AM PST · by jda · 53 replies
    The Wrap ^ | 18 January 2015 | Steve Pond
    Even as “American Sniper” breaks January box-office records and revels in six Oscar nominations, criticism over the subject of the film, sharpshooter Chris Kyle, is rising and reaching into the Academy of Motion Picture of Arts and Sciences, which votes on the Academy Awards. Over the weekend, multiple Academy members told TheWrap that they had been passing around a recent article by Dennis Jett in The New Republic that attacks the film for making a hero out of Kyle, who said: “The enemy are savages and despicably evil,” and his “only regret is that I didn’t kill more.” Kyle made...
  • Some Thoughts on the "Peaceful" Religion of Islam

    01/09/2015 6:17:49 AM PST · by jda · 23 replies
    Some quick thoughts regarding the Islamic ideology
  • Don't Shoot Coalition Calls On Police For 'Rules Of Engagement'

    11/13/2014 12:21:56 PM PST · by jda · 54 replies
    St. Louis Public Radio ^ | 05 November 2014 | Joseph Leahy
    A coalition that has played a large role in organizing protests since the police killing of Michael Brown is asking the St. Louis County Prosecutor for 48-hour advance notice before announcing whether Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson will be charged. {snip} The coalition also announced plans Wednesday to set up so-called “sanctuaries” in nearby churches where protesters can retreat during potential unrest.
  • On Claiming ACA Victory

    04/28/2014 10:22:06 AM PDT · by jda · 6 replies
    On April 18, the President claimed "this thing is working", that "it’s well past time to move on as a country and refocus our energy on the issues that the American people are most concerned about" and that "the repeal debate is and should be over". Is the victory lap a bit premature?
  • As Iraq violence grows, U.S. sends more intelligence officers

    04/28/2014 9:57:31 AM PDT · by jda · 9 replies
    Reuters ^ | 25 Apr 2014 | Mark Hosenball and Warren Strobel
    The United States is quietly expanding the number of intelligence officers in Iraq and holding urgent meetings in Washington and Baghdad to find ways to counter growing violence by Islamic militants, U.S. government sources said. {snip} The meetings underscore how Iraq's instability is posing a new foreign policy challenge for President Barack Obama, who celebrated the withdrawal of U.S. troops more than two years ago. Despite the concern, officials said it remains unclear whether Obama will commit significant new resources to the conflict.
  • Bachmann explains why God blessed America

    03/24/2014 11:10:52 AM PDT · by jda · 12 replies
    WND ^ | 24 March 2014 | Garth Kant
    It was a miracle the ragtag, underfed and underfunded Revolutionary Army could beat Great Britain, the strongest military power on Earth. And it was a miracle that a fragile democracy, the only one of its kind in the world, would go on to become the greatest military and economic force the world has ever known. Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., said, however, there is a simple explanation. Americans didnÂ’t make a king our sovereign. We didnÂ’t make government our sovereign. We made God our sovereign. WND asked Bachmann to explain why the founders believed God blessed America, because she is hosting...
  • Out of the Mouths of Children (to start your day off with a smile)

    02/20/2014 7:02:08 AM PST · by jda · 4 replies
    A friend sent this to me.
  • What Hitler and Obama Tell Us About the Antichrist

    02/19/2014 11:29:05 AM PST · by jda · 29 replies
    I believe we can learn a lot about the Antichrist from looking at Hitler and Obama.
  • Let's Start an 0bama Score Card

    01/23/2014 12:39:28 PM PST · by jda · 10 replies
    We could just as easily start a "Broken Promises" List, but, I, for one, am glad he hasn't kept many of his promises.
  • How a Jobless Father of Four Is Surviving the Winter in Detroit

    01/23/2014 8:45:38 AM PST · by jda · 35 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 23 January 2014 | Liz Klimas
    How does a jobless father of four keep his family warm and fed in Detroit during the harsh winter? By donating his plasma and collecting wood from the abundant amount abandoned homes around the bankrupt city.
  • Economic concerns and war fatigue drive US foreign policy attitudes

    12/04/2013 6:35:04 AM PST · by jda · 1 replies
    BBC News ^ | 03 December 2013 | Anthony Zurcher
    A majority of Americans want their country to "mind its own business internationally" (51%). While it's doing that, however, it should make sure that the US remains the world's only military superpower (56%) and has more involvement in the global economy (77%). {snip} In addition, Americans don't have a very rosy view of their place in the globe. A majority view China as the world's most powerful economy (the US still is), and only 17% of respondents said that US global importance and power had increased over the last decade. "Less powerful, less important, less respected - that's how a...