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  • Gay men are 2% of population but 55% of AIDS cases: CDC

    08/24/2016 5:47:35 AM PDT · by massmike · 37 replies
    lifesitenews.com ^ | 08/24/2016 | Ben Johnson
    Although homosexual men are a tiny sliver of the U.S. population, they account for the majority of all Americans living with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced. Men who have sex with men (MSM) are two percent of the population but make up 55 percent of people who were HIV-positive in 2013, according to a CDC fact sheet released last Wednesday. More than nine out of 10 new HIV diagnoses (92 percent) come from young gay and bisexual MSM, ages 13 to 24. If these trends continue, one of every...
  • Rodeo clown fired for gender identity skit at Michigan fair

    08/23/2016 1:57:38 PM PDT · by massmike · 37 replies
    washingtontimes.com ^ | 08/23/2016 | Jessica Chasmar
    A Michigan rodeo clown is out of a job after he joked about gender identity at the Calhoun County Fair last week. “You’re either a boy or a girl, y’all understand,” “Rockin’ Robbie Hodges told the audience Thursday. “If you’re confused, then you need help, OK?” Some audience members appeared to laugh at the joke, but an attendee who recorded the skit said many people left out of protest, a local NBC News affiliate reported. Megan Harvey, the executive director for the Calhoun County Fair, said she was disappointed by the comments. “I was very disappointed, because we do not...
  • LePage: Man Who Died Fighting With ISIS Received Welfare Benefits

    08/22/2016 6:54:59 AM PDT · by massmike · 23 replies
    http://news.mpbn.net/ ^ | 08/22/2016 | STEVE MISTLER
    Gov. Paul LePage has pounced on the recent unsealing of court documents showing an Iranian refugee who resettled in Maine and later joined the terror group ISIS. But the governor’s eagerness to use Adnan Fazeli’s radicalization here to rail against welfare benefits for refugees may have led him to run afoul of a federal law designed to protect the identities of welfare recipients and their families. According to federal rules, the identities of benefit recipients are confidential — only law enforcement, immigration officials and state administrators are allowed to know who receives the benefits. Those same officials, according to the...
  • In U.S. Jails, a Constitutional Clash Over Air-Conditioning

    08/16/2016 11:46:38 AM PDT · by massmike · 53 replies
    nytimes.com ^ | 08/16/2016 | ALAN BLINDER
    In places like Louisiana and Texas, sweltering states where elected officials cherish tough-on-crime credentials, it is politically poisonous to be perceived as coddling prisoners. And many officials simply say that temperatures are not anywhere near as dire as prisoners and their lawyers claim. A spokesman for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, which is facing an array of lawsuits over the issue of jail temperatures, including a class-action case, said in a statement that “the well-being of staff and offenders is a top priority for the agency and we remain committed to making sure that both are safe during the...
  • St. Louis Park cop charged with DWI: 'F--- the police! I hate that I'm a cop!'

    08/16/2016 6:55:06 AM PDT · by massmike · 48 replies
    fox9.com ^ | 08/16/2016 | n/a
    Chaunte Lee Ford, 27, is charged with third-degree DWI, collision with an unattended vehicle, careless driving, and interfering with a peace office for the Aug. 5 incident outside of the NE Palace Bar. Ford was allegedly “hostile to the officers” and made “obscene gestures and comments toward them.” When asked if she needed an ambulance, Ford yelled, "F--- you. I don't need an ambulance. F--- that and f--- you." She also made general anti-police statements such as, "F--- the police! I f---ing hate cops and I hate that I'm a cop! All you guys do is harass black people!" At...
  • Judge Cuts Timothy Batts' Bond In Half; He Bonds Out Hours Later

    08/15/2016 5:38:19 AM PDT · by massmike · 25 replies
    newschannel5.com ^ | 08/15/2016
    HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. - The Hendersonville man accused of killing his 11-year-old daughter appeared in court where a judge cut his bond in half. Timothy Batts' bond of $1 million was reduced Friday to $500,000. The courtroom was filled with Batt's supporters who cheered after the announcement. He was charged with reckless homicide in the death of his daughter, Timea. Batts originally told police she was shot while getting off the school bus. But he later confessed that he accidentally shot her after being startled when she arrived home from her first day of 6th grade. Batts told police he was...
  • Million Pounds Of Rat Meat Being Sold As Boneless Chicken Wings In U.S

    08/12/2016 7:18:45 AM PDT · by massmike · 137 replies
    healthyadviceteam.com ^ | 08/12/2016 | n/a
    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) at the Port of San Francisco destroyed numerous illegal containers imported into the U.S from China. These containers contained rat meat! The strange thing about this is the plan this rat meat to be sold as chicken meat. The idea was the nasty meat to be shipped to different points in several states, and to be sold as chicken. The FDA states that there is a possibility of another 300,000 lbs. of this meat being offered in groceries and restaurants across the U.S. The FDA inspector, Ronal Jones, claims that if cooked completely, this...
  • Ca legislative leaders agree to compromise on oppressive LGBT anti-religion bill

    08/11/2016 8:08:54 PM PDT · by massmike · 7 replies
    massresistance.org ^ | 08/11/2016 | n/a
    Legislative leaders in the California Legislature have agreed to modify Bill SB 1146, which has been called the most oppressive LGBT anti-religious bill in the country. The move was praised by leaders of major Christian colleges in California, who say they will now support it. But state pro-family activists warn that the compromise still keeps in some terrible parts of it. They are perplexed that church leaders would agree to it. They vow to keep fighting to kill the bill completely. The re-draft was announced yesterday in a Los Angeles Times article yesterday by the bill’s sponsor, Sen. Ricardo Lara,...
  • Because They're Soft on Crime and Terrorism, Democrats Need Gun Control As A Distraction

    08/11/2016 5:06:07 AM PDT · by massmike · 13 replies
    grasstopsusa.com ^ | 08/11/2016 | Don Feder
    I met the suburban gun control ladies at a local farmers' market, where they were collecting signatures on a petition saying that ISIS covert operatives and paranoid schizophrenics with felony records should not be allowed to purchase tactical nuclear weapons legally. Okay, that's a slight exaggeration. But, based on focus group input, the gun control lobby, including Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, has softened its message. It no longer wants "gun control" – which suggests limiting the access of law-abiding citizens. Perish the thought! Hillary Clinton articulated the new approach when she told the Democratic Nominating Convention:...
  • New transgender “bathroom” law,signed by GOP Governor, already changing life in Massachusetts

    08/10/2016 7:50:14 PM PDT · by massmike · 41 replies
    http://massresistance.com/ ^ | 08/10/2016 | n/a
    Even though it technically doesn’t go into effect until October 1, the new Massachusetts “transgender bathroom” law is already beginning to force change into society. Just a month ago, on July 8, Massachusetts GOP Governor Charlie Baker signed the outrageous “transgender bathroom” bill into law. It was no secret that like all LGBT “non-discrimination” laws, this represented yet another legal hammer to impose a perverse agenda on an unwilling society. Now the LGBT movement and the pro-homosexual Baker Administration are turning up the heat. Today’s Boston Globe features a chilling article: “In state first, a prison guard becomes a woman.”...
  • Gary Johnson endorses #BlackLivesMatter

    08/04/2016 7:47:41 PM PDT · by massmike · 25 replies
    http://redalertpolitics.com/ ^ | 08/04/2016 | Ryan Girdusky
    If there was any doubt, Gov. Gary Johnson is working harder at winning over former Bernie Sanders supporters than Ron and Rand Paul supporters. For whatever reason, he’s taken on several left-wing positions from bashing religious freedom to now supporting Black Lives Matter. At the CNN Libertarian Party Town Hall on Wednesday, Johnson praised the efforts of Black Lives Matter and endorsed the organization. Speaking to a Black Lives Matter protestor and registered Democrat who was shot in the leg during a march, Johnson said, “What it has done for me is that my head has been in the sand...
  • Ca MassResistance:Full-court press against LGBT anti-religion bill during July legislature recess

    08/02/2016 7:04:28 PM PDT · by massmike · 19 replies
    massresistance.org ^ | 08/02/2016 | n/a
    The battle to stop the most aggressive LGBT anti-religious legislation in the country, SB 1146, is continuing in California, with California MassResistance in the thick of the fight. While the California Legislature was in recess during the month of July, the fight intensified. California MassResistance activists personally went to numerous Assembly members’ local offices, and engaged them at their public events. (See below.) They also put the pressure on local city governments to formally oppose the bill. SB 1146 would officially label private Christian colleges with Christian values, morality, and even dorm policies which conflict with the LGBT agenda as...
  • A Look Inside 4 Important Goals of the LGBT Movement

    08/01/2016 6:58:33 AM PDT · by massmike · 31 replies
    http://dailysignal.com/ ^ | 08/01/2016 | Kelsey Harkness
    Here’s a breakdown of four of the LGBT movement’s specific strategies, as described at the Equality Forum. 1. Passing the Equality Act - would amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to include sexual orientation and gender identity among prohibited categories of discrimination.Conservatives worry the measure undermines First Amendment rights to free speech and religious liberty. 2.Defeating State and Local Laws (RFRAs) - Religious Freedom Restoration Acts aim to protect from discrimination or punishment those who believe that marriage is the union of one man and one woman. Evan Wolfson, former president of Freedom to Marry, says,“Religion is not the...
  • Ex-MassGOP rep to lead push of state transgender law repeal, ballot question

    07/31/2016 8:55:32 AM PDT · by massmike · 1 replies
    bostonherald.com ^ | 07/31/2016 | Matt Stout
    The MassGOP’s one-time national committeewoman will helm a push by social conservatives to put the state’s newly signed transgender rights law to a ballot question, nudging the state party — led by bill signer, Gov. Charlie Baker — into an 
awkward position. Chanel Prunier, who lost her seat as the state’s national committeewoman this spring, has signed on as chairwoman of the ballot question committee, Keep Massachusetts Safe, which will push to repeal the law Baker signed earlier this month that bans discrimination against transgender people in public places, including restaurants, bathrooms and locker rooms. The law’s opponents have petitioned...
  • LGBT groups celebrate withering religious liberty in Philadelphia

    07/28/2016 8:43:01 PM PDT · by massmike · 8 replies
    world.wng.org ^ | 07/28/2016 | Jamie Dean
    The gay rights group Equality Forum is holding its annual meeting in Philadelphia during the Democratic National Convention, and the mood is celebratory: Attendees lined up to meet James Obergefell, the plaintiff in the Supreme Court decision that legalized gay marriage. Activists and attorneys discussed the windfall of victories they’ve won over the last few years, culminating in the gay marriage decision last summer. But they also made one thing clear: They’re not done yet. Janson Wu, executive director of GLAAD, talked about pushing for requiring public schools to include gay history in curriculum, and requiring schools to include gay...
  • Swarm of teenagers caught on camera stealing gas station snacks

    07/26/2016 6:57:30 PM PDT · by massmike · 70 replies
    wcvb.com ^ | 07/26/2016 | n/a
    BOSTON —About 20 teenagers mobbed a Roslindale gas station over the weekend, grabbing items from the convenience store before running out, authorities said. The group inside for about 10 seconds before they rush out again. A customer who was fueling his car presses himself up against his vehicle to avoid them. "This is the first time I've seen teenagers so young do this," Gloria Mantas said. "They were laughing. They were laughing. They thought it was fun." Video from a camera inside the shop shows the crowd raiding the ice cream cooler, candy racks and soda refrigerator.
  • Top 30 Reasons To Vote For Hillary

    07/25/2016 12:39:47 PM PDT · by massmike · 11 replies
    grasstopsusa.com ^ | 07/25/2016 | Don Feder
    As we anxiously await the opening of the nominating convention of the Party of Theft, Treason and Racial Identity Politics, let us count the reasons to support its presumptive nominee: 1. Vote for Hillary so newly enfranchised ex-felons will have a president they can relate to – especially those who did time for grand theft. 2. Vote for Hillary if you'd like to see how high the national debt can go in the next 4 to 8 years. Obama will have managed to almost double it to an estimated $20 trillion by the time his fiscal reign of terror ends....
  • Marni Nixon, the Voice Behind the Screen, Dies at 86

    07/25/2016 7:22:47 AM PDT · by massmike · 14 replies
    nytimes.com ^ | 07/25/2016 | MARGALIT FOX
    Marni Nixon, the American cinema’s most unsung singer, died on Sunday in New York. She was 86. The cause was breast cancer, said Randy Banner, a student and friend. Classically trained, Ms. Nixon was throughout the 1950s and ’60s the unseen — and usually uncredited — singing voice of the stars in a spate of celebrated Hollywood films. She dubbed Deborah Kerr in “The King and I,” Natalie Wood in “West Side Story” and Audrey Hepburn in “My Fair Lady,” among many others. Starting as a teenager in the late 1940s and continuing for the next two decades, Ms. Nixon...
  • COVERED CALIFORNIA TO RAISE INSURANCE PREMIUMS BY 13.2% IN 2017

    07/19/2016 12:50:42 PM PDT · by massmike · 13 replies
    http://abc30.com/ ^ | 07/19/2016 | The Associated Pressn/a
    <p>Monthly premiums in California's health insurance exchange will increase by more than 13 percent on average next year after two major insurers requested large rate increases, officials said Tuesday.</p>
  • Nickelodeon ‘makes history’ with its first ‘gay married’ couple in kids cartoon

    07/18/2016 8:51:27 PM PDT · by massmike · 25 replies
    lifesitenews.com ^ | 07/18/2016 | Lianne Laurence
    Nickelodeon, the American cable and satellite TV network aimed at kids and teens, has introduced its first animated “gay married” couple. Debuting in The Loud House — a cartoon about Lincoln Loud, an 11-year-old boy with 10 sisters — the scene features a friend coming for a stayover with Lincoln. Lincoln and his chum, Clyde McBride, have been counting down the time to the sleepover, so perhaps that’s why Lincoln announces: “Time to make history!” — before he opens the door to reveal Clyde and his two dads. Owned by Viacom Media Network, Nickelodeon targets children ages 2 to 17....
  • ‘Black Lives Matter’ march in Cape Town

    07/15/2016 7:14:27 PM PDT · by massmike · 24 replies
    Terrorist hate-group Black Lives Matter surrogates marches to the US Consulate with mass mobilisation. The march was in Khayelitsha. One black male displayed a hand-written poster calling to “Kill All Whites”. This is the same black protest group which also destroyed property at the University of Cape Town in their so-named “Fees Must Fall” campaign.
  • Yale Employee Smashes Historic Stained Glass Window Because ‘It’s 2016’

    07/14/2016 11:28:17 AM PDT · by massmike · 119 replies
    http://dailycaller.com/ ^ | 07/14/2016 | Blake Neff
    A Yale University employee is out of a job, and the school is out a window, after he used a broomstick to smash a stained-glass window he complained was racist. Until recently, Thomas Menafee worked as a dishwasher for Yale. But he says he grew enraged that, while working at Yale’s Calhoun College, he had to see a stained glass window which shows black laborers harvesting cotton. The window, he said, was an offensive portrayal of slavery, and so on June 13 he impulsively decided to eliminate it by force. “I took a broomstick, and it was kind of high,...
  • If This Is an ‘Economic Recovery’ — What Will the Next Recession Look Like?

    07/10/2016 11:06:40 AM PDT · by massmike · 18 replies
    nationalreview.com ^ | 07/10/2016 | George Will
    America’s economy has now slouched into the eighth year of a recovery that demonstrates how much we have defined recovery down.The idea that essentially zero interest rates are, after seven and a half years, stimulating the economy “strains credulity,” says James Bullard, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. But last month he and other members of the Federal Reserve Board understandably felt constrained to vote unanimously to continue today’s rates for an economy that created just 38,000 new jobs in May, and grew just 0.8 percent in the first quarter, after just 1.4 percent in the previous...
  • Minneapolis Police Investigate 'Terroristic Threats' Made near Lake Calhoun

    07/05/2016 7:17:00 PM PDT · by massmike · 22 replies
    http://kstp.com/ ^ | Updated: 07/01/2016 6:56 AM Created: 06/30/2016 5:21 PM | Brett Hoffland
    Minneapolis police are investigating a series of alleged "terroristic threats" made against people living in one neighborhood near Lake Calhoun. 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS talked to a few neighbors on Thursday who say throughout the week, multiple young men have been harassing them. After just moving to the neighborhood not too long ago, one woman, who wants to keep her identity hidden to protect herself from what happened on Monday, says she never expected this activity in that neighborhood. "We couldn't get them out. We didn't know what to do," one Minneapolis resident told 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS. According to a Minneapolis...
  • Noel Neill, Actress Who Played First Lois Lane, Dies at 95

    07/04/2016 7:19:53 PM PDT · by massmike · 57 replies
    http://variety.com/ ^ | 07/04/2016 | Pat Saperstein
    Noel Neill, the first actress to play Superman’s gal pal Lois Lane onscreen, died July 3 in Tucson, Ariz. after a long illness. Her manager and biographer Larry Ward shared a statement on Facebook, saying that she “maintained that bright, perky and engaging personality up until her death.” Her first appearance as Lois Lane was in the 1948 movie serial “Superman,” which showed her talent for humor. She then appeared in the sequel “Atom Man vs Superman.” The 1950s television series “Adventures of Superman,” starring George Reeves, gave her a longtime role as the intrepid reporter, and she said later...
  • Concord 1775 and Brexit 2016 – The Empire Strikes Out

    06/30/2016 11:37:15 AM PDT · by massmike · 5 replies
    grasstopsusa.com ^ | 06/30/2016 | Don Feder
    If America was born in Philadelphia in 1776, the labor pains began in Concord, Massachusetts, not far from where I live, on April 19, 1775. Last week, the British people fired their own historic salvo, by declaring their independence from an increasingly despotic European Union. Our British cousins had it somewhat easier than we did 240 years ago. All they had to do was get to a polling place and cast their ballots. The Colonial militiamen who fired the opening volley in our War for Independence faced the 18th century's sole super power. The battles of Lexington and Concord were...
  • Bill in California Legislature to force Christian colleges to surrender opposition to LGBT agenda

    06/27/2016 6:44:20 PM PDT · by massmike · 35 replies
    http://massresistance.com/ ^ | 06/27/2016 | n/a
    The LGBT movement has begun an aggressive national effort to force religious colleges to give up their moral opposition to homosexual and transgender behavior -- under threats of harassment, lawsuits, loss of funding. The latest national LGBT assault is to pass laws around the country to force conservative Christian colleges to surrender their opposition to homosexual and transgender behavior. The first such bill, S1146, was recently introduced in the California Legislature. On June 26, it passed the California State Senate. It is now in the Assembly and is having a public hearing this Tuesday before the Judiciary Committee. MassResistance is...
  • Eric Lindros, Rogie Vachon, Sergei Makarov and Pat Quinn make Hockey Hall of Fame

    06/27/2016 12:59:33 PM PDT · by massmike · 14 replies
    sbnation.com ^ | 06/27/2016 | Mary Clarke
    Three new players will be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame this upcoming year. On Monday, the NHL and an 18-member selection committee announced Eric Lindros, Rogie Vachon and Sergei Makarov will make up the Class of 2016, along with Pat Quinn as a builder. Lindros is the biggest name of the group and is regarded by many as a name that should have been in the Hall long ago. The former Philadelphia Flyer had 865 points in 760 games, but his career was cut short by injuries and a concussion sustained by a hit from Scott Stevens of...
  • School Superintendent Receives $787,500 Severance Package After Being Fired for THIS

    06/27/2016 6:57:19 AM PDT · by massmike · 26 replies
    http://constitution.com/ ^ | 06/27/2016 | Dave Jolly
    If you were to be fired from your job for negative performance, do you think you would get a severance package valued over three-quarters of a million dollars? I know I wouldn’t, but Valeria Silva is. Silva has been superintendent of the St. Paul, Minnesota, school district since 2009. During her tenure, school violence has been on the rise and a number of people blame her and her policies. Apparently, Silva is a fan of the Pacific Educational Group, a radical San Francisco consulting firm that concentrates on fighting white privilege at the cost of black and Hispanic students. They...
  • Obama's Seven Deadly Clichés To Obscure the Nature of the War on Terrorism

    06/25/2016 6:49:23 PM PDT · by massmike · 2 replies
    grasstopsusa.com ^ | 06/25/2016 | Don Feder
    On June 12, an intruder who was armed and Muslim attacked an Orlando night club, killing 49 and wounding 53. The body count may rise, the targets vary (a Christmas party, a military base, a marathon, a bar) but the administration never departs from its script. Orlando fit the template: An immigrant or the child of immigrants from jihadistan (Pakistan, Afghanistan, the West Bank), who prayed at a radical mosque, visited Islamist websites, became increasingly bitter and often expressed his hatred for Americans, strikes. And the establishment pretends not to notice the pattern. The number of terrorist attacks in the...
  • Professors investigated for presenting opposing viewpoints

    06/24/2016 12:10:59 PM PDT · by massmike · 36 replies
    washingtonexaminer.com ^ | 06/24/2016 | ASHE SCHOW
    Two professors at the University of Northern Colorado were investigated after students complained that they were forced to hear opposing viewpoints. One professor instructed his students to read an article from the Atlantic written by Foundation for Individual Rights in Education's president Greg Lukianoff and social psychologist Jonathan Haidt titled "The Coddling of the American Mind." The article explains that allowing students to hide from controversial and upsetting ideas (like through the use of "safe spaces" or "trigger warnings") actually harms those students by not allowing them to confront those opinions. After reading the article, the professor asked his students...
  • 'Transgender' mom and dad: The next wave of LGBT propaganda coming to schools?

    06/23/2016 11:14:29 AM PDT · by massmike · 34 replies
    http://massresistance.com/ ^ | 06/23/2016 | n/a
    Father's Day propaganda. Boston Globe photo of "transgender dad" at work. The incoherent war on truth continues. On Father’s Day the Boston Globe, the major newspaper in New England, featured a lavish front-page article about a father who had “transitioned to a female”. There was an accompanying article by his son – a Boston Globe videographer – who describes that he is now accepting his father’s new “gender” after years of horrible anguish that even caused the son to change his last name. The articles are laden with sentiments of “tolerance” and “acceptance.” But they can’t avoid mentioning the years...
  • Police tell people targeted by robberies: Fight back with an umbrella

    06/21/2016 6:54:19 AM PDT · by massmike · 58 replies
    standard.co.uk ^ | 06/21/2016 | BARNEY DAVIS AND SOPHIA SLEIGH
    Police have told residents in one of London’s most affluent neighbourhoods they should arm themselves with “keys and umbrellas” after a string of street robberies. Scotland Yard said a group of two to four hooded men in their twenties have been seen prowling Hampstead Garden Suburb in a dark car, ambushing women and stripping them of their jewellery as they step outside their homes. The enclave just north of Hampstead Heath, where detached mansions fetch upwards of £20 million, is home to many celebrities including TV presenters Jonathan Ross and Richard and Judy Madeley. Pc Edward Bromilow, ward officer in...
  • Lesbian ‘Gender Non-Conforming’ Couple Tries to Force Son to Have ‘Queer’ Gender Relationship

    06/20/2016 7:26:40 PM PDT · by massmike · 51 replies
    mrctv.org ^ | 06/20/2016 | Ashley Rae Goldenberg
    A lesbian couple featured in a BuzzFeed video on “gender non-conforming” parenting is trying to force their son to have a “queer” relationship with his gender despite his protests. “It’s really funny, because he’s like super into sports,” Michelle said. “Maybe he was like an Olympic athlete in his past life. He like, came with all of these sporting talents that are like visible at 17 months. That’s what Dashiell liked growing up. She easily relates to him on that level.” “I’m constantly like trying to queer my relationship with him and get him to wear tutus. He hates it....
  • What really goes on at a school “gay straight alliance” club event – Part III

    06/20/2016 7:04:40 AM PDT · by massmike · 17 replies
    http://massresistance.com/ ^ | 06/20/2016 | n/a
    The LGBT movement publicly says that school "gay" clubs are about safety, love, and support. Kids are encouraged to repeat that mantra. These stickers were given out at the Massachusetts Youth Pride event. Most people have no idea what goes on in the “gay straight alliance” (GSA) clubs in high schools (and now middle schools!) across America. Parents are told that these are simply “support” groups for youth. But in fact, it’s far worse than most realize. On Saturday, May 21, 2016, an annual gathering for middle school and high school “gay straight alliance” clubs across the Massachusetts was...
  • Meat Loaf 'stable' after stage collapse

    06/17/2016 6:21:56 AM PDT · by massmike · 14 replies
    bbc.com ^ | 06/17/2016 | n/a
    Video footage from Thursday's concert in Edmonton shows the singer, whose real name is Marvin Lee Aday, falling on stage during his performance. Earlier in the week he had cancelled shows in Moose Jaw and Calgary, saying he was ill. The 68-year-old is one of rock's most successful recording artists, with hits including Bat Out of Hell. He was performing another hit, I'd Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That), when he dropped his microphone and fell to the floor, video footage showed.
  • Ann Morgan Guilbert, Millie on 'Dick Van Dyke Show,' Dies at 87

    06/15/2016 8:20:09 PM PDT · by massmike · 24 replies
    hollywoodreporter.com ^ | 06/15/2016 | Associated Press
    Ann Morgan Guilbert, beloved as the next-door neighbor on The Dick Van Dyke Show and seen recently on the CBS comedy Life in Pieces, has died. She was 87. Guilbert died of cancer on Tuesday in Los Angeles, her daughter Nora Eckstein said. Recent TV appearances included a starring role on the hospital comedy Getting On and a guest spot on Grey's Anatomy. Guilbert was a regular as feisty Grandma Yetta on the 1990s sitcom The Nanny, and in the early 1960s, played Millie Helper, Laura Petrie's perky pal, on the acclaimed Van Dyke series.
  • The Libertarian Candidate for President – The 'High' Point of the 2016 Campaign

    06/15/2016 10:32:38 AM PDT · by massmike · 13 replies
    grasstopsusa.com ^ | 06/15/2016 | Don Feder
    The media love a freak show, which is why the Libertarian Party always gets coverage disproportionate to its negligible impact. Now, the party has not one, but two former RINO governors on its national ticket and the mainstream media is: "Like, wow, man!" Its presidential candidate, Gary Johnson, is a former two-term governor of New Mexico whose signature issue is legalized marijuana. Its candidate for vice president is Bill Weld, governor of Massachusetts almost 20 years ago. In Weld, Johnson has found a running mate to match his intellectual prowess. In a June 7th interview, the scion Boston Brahmins compared...
  • What really goes on at a school “gay straight alliance” club event – Part II

    06/09/2016 10:34:07 AM PDT · by massmike · 19 replies
    http://massresistance.com/ ^ | 06/09/2016 | n/a
    Most people have no idea what goes on in the “gay straight alliance” (GSA) clubs in high schools (and now middle schools!) across America. Parents are told that these are simply “support” groups for youth. But in fact, it’s worse than anyone realizes. In our last post, we reported on the taxpayer-supported “Massachusetts Youth Pride” event, an annual gathering for middle school and high school “gay straight alliance” clubs from across the state. It was held on Saturday, May 21, 2016 at the Boston City Hall Plaza. We were able to see first-hand what they’re really teaching the middle school...
  • ''We are afraid'' - Swedish schoolchildren's desperate letter to the principal

    06/08/2016 10:55:14 AM PDT · by massmike · 38 replies
    http://speisa.com/ ^ | 06/08/2016 | n/a
    More and more parents keep their children home from school, after children have been abused by newly arrived immigrant students who attend the Central School in Kristianstad. Children who are beaten, kicked, choked and suffer other degrading treatment - It has now become everyday life at the Central School in Kristianstad. The school has received a large number of new students from the recent asylum chaos, and has two preparatory classes for newly arrived immigrants. And it is the newly arrived immigrant children who create the problems. My kids have been home since Wednesday, they have not felt safe and...
  • Euro-cide On Hold – Establishment Frantic

    06/06/2016 5:35:18 AM PDT · by massmike · 4 replies
    grasstopsusa.com ^ | By Don Feder June 1, 201606/06/2016 | By Don Feder June 1, 2016
    Regarding Europeans, the word that often comes to mind is "ennui" – the walking dead staggering among cathedrals and museums, members of once vibrant cultures with tired blood whose principal concern is how to spend four weeks of vacation a year. So it comes as a shock that European politics is beginning to matter again – to the extent that Eurocrats and the U.S. media are alarmed. Last week, Norbert Hofer of the Freedom Party came within less than half a percentage point of being elected president of Austria, a largely symbolic post. In an alleged news story, The New...
  • Gov. Globe: Republican governor joins the transgender revolution and here’s why

    06/01/2016 9:42:28 AM PDT · by massmike · 25 replies
    worldtribune.com ^ | 06/01/2016 | Jeffrey T. Kuhner
    Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker is joining the transgender revolution. The liberal Republican has said he will sign the “transgender rights” bill pushed by leftist Democrats in the state Legislature. The legislation represents a triumph for LGBT activists. It calls for individuals — based upon their “gender identity” or the “gender expression” they associate with at the time — to be able to use the restrooms, changing rooms or locker rooms of their choice. In other words, grown men, with their hairy chests and exposed genitals, will be allowed to shower beside your wife or girlfriend at the local YMCA or...
  • What goes on at a school “gay straight alliance” club event? Here’s the horrific truth.

    05/31/2016 1:39:31 PM PDT · by massmike · 24 replies
    http://massresistance.com/ ^ | 05/31/2016 | n/a
    What goes on in the “gay straight alliance” clubs in high schools – and now in middle schools – across the country? What happens to kids that are persuaded to join them? We had a chance to see it up close – at one of their statewide events. And it’s worse than anyone realizes. As we’ve often warned people, these clubs bring kids into contact with radical adults, bizarre homosexual and transgender activists, sexually oriented literature and paraphernalia, and a heavy dose of destructive LGBT ideology. On Saturday, May 21, 2016 the “Massachusetts Youth Pride” event was held at Boston...
  • Target CEO Blames Weather For Tanking Business…No, Seriously

    05/23/2016 5:23:12 PM PDT · by massmike · 55 replies
    redstate.com ^ | 05/23/2016 | Brandon Morse
    The dumpster fire that is the national superstore known as Target has had quite a rough time lately. And is it any wonder? They can’t seem to get their act together when it comes to pleasing their customers. First they ban guns within their stores because “safety.” Then they began allowing men into women’s restrooms because “equality.” Then they are currently suing a guy who stopped another guy from stabbing a girl to death because…well, because they’re dumb. The American people responded, and as can be expected, Target’s ship has begun to sink. Not only did well over a million...
  • Alan Young, Wilbur on "Mister Ed," dead at 96

    05/20/2016 6:41:47 PM PDT · by massmike · 23 replies
    cnn.com ^ | 05/20/2016 | Steve Almasy
    Alan Young, who played the hapless yet protective owner of a talking horse on the popular television comedy "Mister Ed," has died at age 96, according to officials at the Motion Picture & Television Home in Woodland Hills, California. He died Thursday of natural causes with his children at his side, the organization said.
  • Supreme Court plaintiffs claim discrimination after Catholic cemetery rejects pro-gay headstone

    05/19/2016 6:04:20 PM PDT · by massmike · 51 replies
    lifesitenews.com ^ | 05/19/2016 | Lisa Bourne
    The homosexual plaintiffs behind the Supreme Court case legalizing gay “marriage” across the U.S. are claiming discrimination after a Catholic cemetery declined their headstone design because it conflicted with Church teaching. "It's pretty clear when you read the letter that this is a clear case of LGBT discrimination," said Greg Bourke, one-half of the same-sex Louisville, KY, couple named as plaintiffs in Obergefell v. Hodges. Bourke and Michael De Leon held a press conference Wednesday outside St. Michael Cemetery to claim the Archdiocese of Louisville was discriminating against them for its rejection of the tombstone, local NBC affiliate WAVE-3 reports....
  • Amid Shouts of 'Shame,' House GOP Defeats Gay Rights Measure

    05/19/2016 5:37:10 PM PDT · by massmike · 63 replies
    http://abcnews.go.com/ ^ | 05/19/2016 | ERICA WERNER
    Democrats shouted "Shame! Shame!," but seven Republicans switched their votes and defeated a measure to protect gay rights. The final vote was 213-212 after the chaos on the House floor. That was enough to defeat an amendment by Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, D-N.Y., aimed at upholding an executive order that bars discrimination against LGBT employees by federal contractors. Maloney and other Democrats were incensed. "They literally snatched discrimination from the jaws of equality," Maloney said. He said he had approached Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., as McCarthy worked on GOP colleagues to vote against the measure. McCarthy told Maloney to...
  • Artists Threatened With Jail Time if They Don't Serve Gay Weddings

    05/17/2016 12:22:40 PM PDT · by massmike · 51 replies
    charismanews.com ^ | 05/17/2016 | LEAH JESSEN
    A lawsuit filed in Arizona claims a city ordinance forces local artists to use their talents to promote same-sex weddings and does not allow them to express freely their belief that marriage is between one man and one woman. Alliance Defending Freedom, a conservative, Christian legal organization, filed a pre-enforcement challenge to Phoenix's city code May 12 for Breanna Koski and Joanna Duka, owners of Brush & Nib Studio based in Phoenix, Arizona. Koski and Duka, who want to honor God through their art and business, specialize in hand painting, hand lettering and calligraphy for events, like weddings. Phoenix law...
  • Mass. Senate passes transgender bill

    05/12/2016 6:49:21 PM PDT · by massmike · 32 replies
    bostonglobe.com ^ | 05/12/2016 | Joshua Miller
    After an emotional debate, the Massachusetts state Senate on Thursday passed a controversial bill that would prohibit discrimination against transgender people in sports arenas, gas stations, movie theaters, bars, malls, and other public accommodations. The vote was 33-4. The measure would update state anti-discrimination law. So, just as a restaurant or theater can’t refuse service to people based on their race, such venues couldn’t discriminate against transgender people. The legislation, which now heads to the House, is aimed at protecting people who identify with a sex other than the one they were assigned at birth. It would specifically allow people...
  • HuffPost: Dan Savage Has 'Brilliantly Gross' Way to Fight N.C. Bathroom Law

    05/10/2016 4:24:34 PM PDT · by massmike · 26 replies
    http://newsbusters.org/ ^ | 05/10/2016 | Randy Hall
    The latest salvos in the struggle over whether a law passed during March in North Carolina forces transgender people to use public restrooms that don't correspond with their “gender identity” came on Monday, when Dan Savage tweeted that those who disagree with House Bill 2 should leave jars filled with their urine at Republican Governor Pat McCrory's office. The strategy promoted by the gay activist and columnist drew the immediate attention of Noah Michelson, an editorial director on the liberal Huffington Post website, who called Savage's idea a “brilliantly gross” method of protesting the state's “Anti-LGBT Law.” “If Dan Savage...