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  • Aly Raisman: I am a victim of sexual abuse

    11/14/2017 12:25:25 PM PST · by Sioux-san · 17 replies ^ | 11/13/17 | Jonathan LaPook
    Aly Raisman is one of the most accomplished American gymnasts of all time. She's won six Olympic medals, three of them gold, and was captain of the U.S. teams that dominated the last two Summer Games: in London -- in 2012 -- and in Rio last year. She hopes to compete in her third Olympics in Tokyo in 2020. Doing a backflip on a balance beam takes a certain type of courage, but right now Raisman will display courage of another kind. She's sharing a story that's about hard work and athletic achievement, and talking publicly for the first time...
  • ‘No Friction at All’ with Trump’s Private Security...

    01/07/2017 7:20:47 PM PST · by Sioux-san · 37 replies
    Fox40 ^ | 1/7/2017 | CNN Wire
    US Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy wants to set the record straight about President-elect Donald Trump’s private security team and whether it’s causing conflict with his agents. In an exclusive interview with CNN — his first since Trump’s election — Clancy also offered a wide-ranging look at the unique logistical challenges of providing security for the President-elect’s large family and securing his New York residence. Most of all, however, he wanted to push back against suggestions that there were conflicts between the Secret Service and the private security team that’s protected Trump for years. Politico reported last month that Trump’s...
  • “GlowBull Warming” and the Reindeer

    12/16/2016 8:37:05 PM PST · by Sioux-san · 11 replies
    American by Choice ^ | 12/13/2016 | Ileana Johnson
    ...Good stewardship of soil, air, and water, and pollution reduction and mitigation are great ideas and we support them. Cleaning up the Ganges, the holy river, before it dumps trillions of cubic meters of trash and raw sewage into the ocean, would be a good start. Conservation of natural resources is very important and humans everywhere agree. But the climate change industry based on reduction of man-made CO2, the gas of plant life, is a very profitable ruse worth trillions of dollars for global elites. Not giving up on the climate change fear-mongering effort, the Oscar winning author of...
  • Hillary’s Waco Deception

    10/15/2016 10:22:41 AM PDT · by Sioux-san · 18 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 10/15/2016 | Barbara S. Grant
    Before Benghazi, before the e-mail scandal, before the numerous allegations of impropriety involving the Clinton Foundation, there was Waco. On April 19, 1993, a few short months into Bill Clinton’s first presidential term, nearly 80 men, women, and children perished at Mt. Carmel, their religious community and home near Waco, Texas. A Federal investigation into the tragedy in 2000 found that government agents were not responsible for the deaths of Davidian civilians — that the sect members who died there had committed mass suicide, similar to the Kool-Aid drinking by Jim Jones’ aficionados, but more violent. This verdict was significant,...
  • Be careful when you throw rocks from inside your glass houses... [truncated]

    05/10/2016 11:30:18 AM PDT · by Sioux-san · 4 replies
    Eman Namib ^ | 4/8/2016 | Eman Namib
    On 29 April 2016, about 90 Italian parliamentarians and they are as well members in the EU parliament, signed a petition addressed to the EU to consider Egypt “unsafe country”. The petition mentioned that Egypt was not safe for the Italian researcher Giulio Regeni and not safe for the Egyptian people either. The petition stated that Egypt doesn’t show any cooperation in the murder case of Giulio Regeni. (Giulio Regeni an Italian researcher disappeared in Cairo on 25/1/2016 and his body appeared on 3/2/2016). Italy the land of Mafia, gangs war, kidnapping, disappearance of more than 5000 migrant children in...
  • FBI Video Release of Lavoy Finicum Shooting and Why CTH is Reluctant to Engage

    01/31/2016 9:23:41 AM PST · by Sioux-san · 178 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | 1/31/2016 | Sundance
    There are several reasons why we have chosen not to dig into this specific aspect of this event, after posting the first three research articles. Here are the ones we are comfortable stating: The freedom continuum has two diametrically opposing forces on either end. On one end, the left, if you travel outward from democracy to socialism to communism eventually you arrive at totalitarianism. The absolute power of government over the individual. The maximum amount of liberty lost. On the oppositional end, the right, again if you travel from democracy to a constitutional republic and keep going, eventually you arrive...
  • Election 2016 is about Obama’s visceral hatred of America

    01/31/2016 8:14:52 AM PST · by Sioux-san · 39 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 1/31/2016 | Judi McLeod
    The 2016 presidential race is not about whether Donald Trump would make a better president than Senator Ted Cruz. It is not about Fox News, nor about the shameful way the journalists of the day now moderate presidential debates. It is not about the latest National Enquirer type, 11th-hour smear, lies and claimed Sainthood. That was both the 2008 and 2012 election. The 2016 election is about the possibility of releasing the USA from its lockdown of hatred, a hatred that has all but swiped America off the world map...
  • National Review: It's Too Late to Dump on Trump

    01/25/2016 9:10:32 AM PST · by Sioux-san · 50 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 1/25/2016 | Robert Oscar Lopez
    Matt Walsh tweeted his delight at a feverish chain of twenty-two essays denouncing Donald Trump in National Review. Coming only a few days after Sarah Palin's less than stellar speech announcing her support for Trump's candidacy, the Dump-on-Trump-a-thon bordered on hysteria... ...The tightly knit Brahmin caste feels the need to intervene....
  • Full Story on What’s Going on In Oregon (truncated)

    01/03/2016 10:27:34 AM PST · by Sioux-san
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | 1/3/2016 | Sundance
    Many people will awaken today to the news of approximately 100 to 150 armed militia taking control of a closed Wildlife Park Headquarters, and not know the full back-story...
  • Universities have become Totalitarian Gulags

    11/13/2015 7:22:46 AM PST · by Sioux-san · 27 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | 11/13/2015 | Robert Oscar Lopez
  • What Life is Like When Children of Gay Couples Don't Matter

    06/29/2015 9:53:52 AM PDT · by Sioux-san · 19 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 6/29/2015 | Robert Oscar Lopez
    ....But according to Justice Kennedy, the Fourteenth Amendment does not protect children whom gay people demand as an entitlement. Children of gays are slaves. Justice Kennedy made no reference whatsoever to the COGs who had submitted detailed amicus briefs to him. The four dissenting justices made no reference to us, either. In the eyes of the court, we do not exist. Some COGs do exist: that is, children of gays who refrain from criticizing their loss of their heritage and who cheer for the gays who control them and keep them silent. At least the latter “good” children get to...
  • Mad Max and the Dream-Work of Homosexuality

    05/21/2015 9:19:42 AM PDT · by Sioux-san · 39 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 5/21/2015 | Robert Oscar Lopez
    ...The dystopian images of Fury Road depart significantly from the Mad Max films of the 1970s and 1980s. Fury Road presents us with a world where motherhood is commodified to suit an elite class of males who wish to share their property and life ambitions only with other men. Women are hooked up to machines that pump milk from their breasts and held inside dismal barracks, gestating heirs for warlords who show no sexual interest in women. The men of this warrior ruling class derive all their ecstasy from the company of muscular young males eager to labor and soldier...
  • The Quiet Sesquicentennial of the War between the States

    05/20/2014 8:57:04 AM PDT · by Sioux-san · 404 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 5/20/2014 | James Longstreet
    Not much media coverage, not much fanfare, not much reflection. A war that carved over 600,000 lives from the nation when the nation’s population was just 31 million. To compare, that would equate to a loss of life in today’s population statistics, not to mention limb and injury, of circa 6 million. We are in the month of May, when 150 years ago Grant crossed the Rapidan to engage Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia. Lee stood atop Clark’s Mountain and watched this unknown (to the eastern theatre) entity lead a massive army into Lee’s home state. Soon there...
  • Dangerous Times: Still Missing the Strategic Meaning of Benghazi

    05/03/2014 10:03:40 AM PDT · by Sioux-san · 23 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 5/3/2014 | James Lewis
    Strategy comes before tactics. Strategic goals dictate tactical actions. Today we are allowed to talk about the obvious tactical lies and malfeasances that the Obama administration blew in our faces in the Benghazi fiasco and its aftermath, but not about its strategic meaning. But Obama’s secret policies have also been exposed to public view with the Benghazi fiasco. It is now clear that since Obama came to power, the U.S. government has overturned all the fundamental values that have characterized American policy from Thomas Jefferson onward. Under Obama we have secretly joined the terrorist side in the Jihad War. That...
  • The Incredibly Stupid One at the Hanoi Hilton (Vietnam POW Story)

    04/30/2014 3:56:19 PM PDT · by Sioux-san · 11 replies ^ | 3/17/2014 | Dick “Beak” Stratton, Captain, USN (Ret.)
    It was a warmer than usual summer day in Clark, South Dakota when a rather large and ungainly young man, a recent high school graduate, set about finding his way in the world. The salivating Navy recruiter asked the youngster what it would take to have him sign up: “why, I’d like to go to Australia .” It was as good as done. After all, in 1966, if you were lucky enough to ship out on the USS Canberra, more likely than not, during the course of your hitch, there will be a port call to the ship’s namesake— Canberra...
  • Women's Issues Hiding Humanity's Problem

    03/20/2014 6:20:40 PM PDT · by Sioux-san · 5 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 3/20/2014 | Diana West
    You may have missed it, but March 8 was International Women’s Day, a holiday unconnected to a religious rite or person, and with no national or even seasonal significance. It is socialist in origin, and it was Lenin himself who made it an official holiday in the Soviet Union. Not surprisingly, it is now a rite of the United Nations. In these origins lie the day’s basic fallacy: that womanhood is an international – global – political state of being; that there is a universal female political condition that urges, a la Marx, “Women of the world, unite!” Against what?...
  • Meet the Bossy Feminist

    03/19/2014 2:14:25 PM PDT · by Sioux-san · 32 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 3/19/14 | Jeremy Egerer
    Nobody should ever suggest that leadership and assertiveness are mutually exclusive; all sensible people must agree that in order to lead, someone must give directions, and when the time comes for it, that those directions must be given strongly. A great leader, like Germanicus Caesar, knows that at certain times even mutinous soldiers must be courted, and that at others they must be executed, and that only wisdom can discern which is more appropriate. But I would never agree with Cheryl Sandberg that we should teach all bossy little girls not that they’re bossy, but that they’re natural leaders. I’ve...
  • It’s A Warrior Thing. You Wouldn’t Understand. [David Yeagley died yesterday]

    03/12/2014 9:22:19 AM PDT · by Sioux-san · 25 replies ^ | 3/7/2001 | David Yeagley
    WE INDIANS are supposed to hate the white man. Everyone tells me this. I’ve heard it from whites, blacks and even from Indians. Well, folks, I hate to disappoint you, but I like white people just fine. To tell the truth, I rather admire them and their fascinating history. Oh, I know what you’re thinking. "Yeagley! How can you say that? How can you admire a people who slaughtered your ancestors, gave smallpox to those left alive, herded them onto reservations, made them all drunks, and as the final indignity sold their turquoise mines to the Japanese?" Well, the way...
  • 9 Reasons Why Public Schools Wallow In Mediocrity

    03/09/2014 7:14:13 AM PDT · by Sioux-san · 57 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 3/9/2014 | Bruce Deitrick Price
    The nine main problems and a relevant link for each: 1) Bad Reading Methods. Whole word (also known as sight-words, Dolch words, and many other aliases) is an 85-year flop that never worked. Children are told to memorize words as graphic designs. For most children, that’s effectively the end of literacy. (Learn about phonics.) 2) Inane Math Instruction. New Math and Reform Math mix advanced concepts with elementary arithmetic, guaranteeing that children are confused and make little progress. Inefficient methods are taught. The rhetoric is that children are learning the meaning behind the numbers. For young children, this is an...
  • 1914 -- The West Starts Dying

    03/06/2014 8:07:07 AM PST · by Sioux-san · 55 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 3/6/2014 | Mike Konrad
    Most competent historians can trace the decline of the West to World War I, which started 100 years ago. The slaughter on the fields of Flanders, the subsequent influenza epidemic, the dissolution of centuries-old European monarchies and empires, and a global depression, led to a sort of cultural post traumatic stress syndrome after the war. All the more amazing is that the West had totally won the war. All the retrograde powers had been defeated. The victors were America, France, and Britain, the very core of the Western ideal. They were uncontested and unbeatable. But the victory was Pyrrhic. It...