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  • Phyllis Schlafly wants ‘foreign players’ out of American baseball

    03/11/2016 4:33:33 PM PST · by reegs · 39 replies
    Twitchy.com ^ | 3/11/2016 | Twitchy Staff
    This foreign influx into our National Pastime may help explain why our youth is abandoning baseball. Youth who play baseball have declined by more than 40% since 2000, and some communities where baseball was once booming now struggle to fill teams. Television ratings for World Series games are less than half what they were three decades ago. Baseball owners are doing the same thing that big corporations do – bring in foreign labor to take jobs that should go to Americans. American baseball players are better, as the awards and Hall of Fame prove, but perhaps baseball owners think that...
  • Experience the Blue Angels in 360-degree video

    02/19/2016 11:25:59 AM PST · by reegs · 7 replies
    USA Today ^ | 11/11/2015 | USA Today
    Climb aboard Blue Angel 4 in the "slot" position. Situated at the back corner of the Angels' signature diamond formation, you'll see the F/A-18 Hornets flying inches from each other as they execute breathtaking maneuvers. (http://usat.ly/1Yb309N)***************** Blue Angels pilots are renowned for their flying skills and physical fitness. Their bodies endure as many as 8 g's during the demonstration. "It's very hard forces on your body," Frosch said. USA TODAY caught up with the Blue Angels at the Great Georgia Airshow in late-October. The Blue Angels agreed to mount one of USA TODAY's specialized camera rigs, designed to capture video...
  • Newt on Trump ad hominem attacks: "I think it makes us look stupid."

    02/16/2016 7:25:33 PM PST · by reegs · 95 replies
    Fox News - Greta Van Susteren ^ | 2/15/2016 | Fox News
    "I wish Trump would drop all of the personal ad hominem things which he seems to enjoy so much. I think it weakens the country, I think it weakens him, I think it makes us look stupid. Uh, and I'm not defending Cruz or anybody else. I'm just saying... I think the whole politics of this kind of personal stuff is almost deranged. It makes no sense to me to spend this kind of time on this kind of personality stuff."
  • HILARIOUS Ted Cruz ad Nails Hillary With 'Office Space' Parody

    02/12/2016 9:57:40 AM PST · by reegs · 105 replies
    Louder With Crowder ^ | 2/12/2016 | Steven Crowder
    Simply put, this is the funniest political ad in history. Bar none. HILARIOUS Ted Cruz ad Nails Hillary With 'Office Space' Parody. Click to view the ad.
  • Donald Trump's 'record' crowd in Arkansas disputed by reporters at the event [photos]

    02/04/2016 8:01:17 AM PST · by reegs · 149 replies
    Twitchy.com ^ | 2/4/2016 | Twitchy Staff
    Donald Trump boasted that he attracted a record-setting crowd to a livestock arena at the Arkansas State Fairgrounds on Wednesday night, but photos taken while he spoke inside the Barton Coliseum tell a different story.
  • Donald Trump: 'Ted Cruz didn't win Iowa, he stole it'; Update: Trump calls for new Iowa caucus

    02/03/2016 7:36:29 AM PST · by reegs · 548 replies
    Twitchy.com ^ | 2/3/2016 | Twitchy Staff
    Donald Trump just accused Ted Cruz of stealing the Iowa caucuses over the Cruz campaign's admission that it helped spread a rumor that Ben Carson was dropping out of the race: Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump Ted Cruz didn't win Iowa, he stole it. That is why all of the polls were so wrong and why he got far more votes than anticipated. Bad! --SNIP-- Update 2. Oh boy: Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump Based on the fraud committed by Senator Ted Cruz during the Iowa Caucus, either a new election should take place or Cruz results nullified. 9:28 AM - 3...
  • OU professor: Youths' attraction to Sanders shows education failure

    02/03/2016 6:52:55 AM PST · by reegs · 38 replies
    NewsOK ^ | 1/30/2016 | David Deming
    It's disheartening that an avowed socialist is a viable candidate for president of the United States. Socialism is a dead end. For hundreds of years, it has failed everywhere it's been adopted. The enthusiasm of our youth for the candidacy of Bernie Sanders is a symptom of our failure to educate them, not only in history, government and economics, but also basic morality. You don't have to be a student of ancient history to know socialism doesn't work. The collapse of the Soviet Union in 1989 was an unequivocal demonstration of the moral and economic superiority of capitalism. The misery...
  • Trump's Pal Al

    01/28/2016 7:45:04 AM PST · by reegs · 35 replies
    National Review ^ | 9/1/2015 | Jillian Kay Melchior
    "Sharpton and Trump forged an unlikely friendship over Atlantic City boxing deals that has lasted for decades, through ups and downs. Even as the Tawana Brawley scandal unfolded and Sharpton faced a 67-count indictment involving how he used funding for his youth organization, Trump remained a prominent supporter of the agitator, numerous sources close to the two men tell National Review."
  • “Saving America?” No, Donald Trump Is a Clinton Operative

    01/13/2016 7:21:16 PM PST · by reegs · 87 replies
    The Daily Sheeple ^ | August 21, 2015 | Melissa Dykes
    Exerpts:Someone sent this to me so I thought I would add it. Maryanne Trump Barry (born April 5, 1937) is a Senior United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. She is the daughter of real estate developer Fred Trump and Mary MacLeod Trump and the older sister of real estate/entertainment magnate Donald Trump... appointed by none other than... BILL CLINTON."--SNIP--But Trump now claims that he just invited the Clintons to his wedding -- where they sat in the front row -- and they only came and took those schmoozy pictures together simply...
  • Laws, Codes and Eligibility – A Civics Lesson

    01/13/2016 9:08:35 AM PST · by reegs · 9 replies
    The National Patriot ^ | March 25, 2015 | Craig Andresen
    After yesterday's article, "Cruz Makes it Official - The Race is ON!!!" I believe there are more than just a few out there who need a civics lesson. Ted Cruz, as a matter of LAW and U.S. Codes...IS indeed qualified AND eligible to run for the office of president. The Constitution, clearly states that to serve as president, one must be 35 years of age, one must have resided in the United States for at least 14 years and that one must be a Natural Born Citizen. Just as clearly, the Constitution never defines Natural Born Citizen nor do any...
  • Ted Cruz is starting to punch back at Donald Trump

    01/12/2016 3:57:43 PM PST · by reegs · 165 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 1/12/2016 | Colin Campbell
    Cruz has long strained to avoid directly criticize the Republican front-runner. But on Tuesday, Cruz mused that it's "interesting" that some left-wing legal scholars are providing validation to Trump's claim. --SNIP-- Cruz suggested on Howie Carr's Tuesday radio show that those scholars were working on behalf of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, the Democratic front-runner. "She and Donald know each other well," Cruz said of Clinton. "And I do think it's interesting that Hillary Clinton's key supporters are doing everything they can to echo Donald's attacks on me. We've seen in the past couple elections where the Democrats worked...
  • Woman killed in Concord Township, another woman shot on Greenway Corridor; suspect in custody

    07/27/2015 4:51:16 PM PDT · by reegs · 31 replies
    The News-Herald ^ | 7/27/2015 | Duncan Scott
    A 40-year-old woman was shot on the Greenway Corridor in Painesville Township on the afternoon of July 27. 5:36 p.m.: There are some reports of another suspect. Officers are cautiously maintaining a perimeter near the Greenway Corridor. 5:30 p.m.: Lake County Sheriff Daniel Dunlap confirms the homicide of a woman in a private residence in Concord Township, and another woman was shot on the Greenway Corridor about 300 yards away. Suspect has been taken into custody. 5:19 p.m.: Law enforcement source says "suspected homicide" on Auburn Road is related to police activity near Greenway Corridor in Painesville/Concord townships. 5:08 p.m.:...
  • ‘Wow!’ And so it begins: White House smears vets, claims ‘swift boating’ of Bergdahl

    06/04/2014 8:03:22 AM PDT · by reegs · 62 replies
    Twitchy ^ | June 4, 2014 | Twitchy Staff
    Unreal. Putting the lives of our brave troops at risk by releasing five Taliban leaders wasn’t enough, apparently. Now the White House has to smear those who put their lives on the line for this country.
  • Sam Adams Beer pulls out of South Boston St. Patrick's Day Parade

    03/14/2014 8:51:46 AM PDT · by reegs · 112 replies
    boston.com ^ | 3/14/2014 | David Zimmerman
    Yesterday South End restaurant Club Cafe announced that it would no longer serve Sam Adams due to the brewer's association with the parade. In an open letter on its facebook page Club Cafe stated that they were "disappointed that Sam Adams does not understand that the organizers of the St. Patrick's Day Parade continue to demonstrate that they do not respect LGBT Irish Americans by excluding LGBT members of this community from openly marching in the St.Patrick's Day Parade." This morning Sam Adams released a statement that said, in part "We share these sentiments with Mayor Walsh, Congressman Lynch and...
  • Duck Dynasty: The Show That Got Away

    12/19/2013 5:36:08 PM PST · by reegs · 57 replies
    National Catholic Register ^ | 12/19/2013 | Pat Archbold
    The whole idea of the show was to parade these nouveau riche Christian hillbillies around so that we could laugh at them. "Look at them," we were supposed to say. "Look how backward they are! Look what they believe! Can you believe they really live this way and believe this stuff? See how they don't fit in? HAHAHA" When the producers saw the way the show was shaping up, different than they envisioned it, they tried to change course. They tried to get the Robertson's to tone down their Christianity, but to their eternal credit they refused. They tried to...
  • The Christmas Scale

    12/12/2013 9:04:58 AM PST · by reegs · 4 replies
    Igniter Media ^ | 12/3/2012 | Igniter Media
    It's hard to believe that the greatest message the world will ever hear is contained in one simple scale. (Voice over by Willie Minor.)
  • Report: Shooting at LAX [pic]; Updated

    11/01/2013 9:52:58 AM PDT · by reegs · 587 replies
    http://twitchy.com/2013/11/01/report-shooting-at-lax/
  • ‘Classic!’ New and improved Obamacare program released? [pic]

    10/23/2013 8:15:13 AM PDT · by reegs · 65 replies
    Twitchy ^ | 10/23/2013 | Twitchy Staff
  • Video: Boy Prays to Obama

    08/13/2013 7:42:21 AM PDT · by reegs · 18 replies
    YouTube ^ | 8/12/2013
    “Barack Obama, thank you for doing everything and all the kind stuff… Thank you for all the stuff you helped us with,. You are good, Barack Obama. You are great and when you get older you will be able to do great things. Love, Steven.”
  • Rent boy scandal rocks the Vatican

    06/27/2013 10:39:23 AM PDT · by reegs · 78 replies
    The Australian ^ | June 27, 2013 | James Bone
    THE Vatican is bracing itself for a rent boy scandal after a convicted pedophile priest apparently sought vengeance by informing on other child abusers in the Roman clergy. Don Patrizio Poggi, who served a five-year sentence for abusing five 14 and 15-year-old boys at his parish on the outskirts of the Italian capital, has reportedly handed names to police. So far, four people have formally been placed under investigation by Rome magistrates.