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  • Phony Pols: Muslim Women are 0.4% of pop., somehow in NEARLY EVERY POLITICAL BACKDROP

    04/30/2016 11:35:07 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 33 replies
    Hillary and Kasich particularly... | 4/30/16 | sff
    So FOX news just carried a few seconds of a stump speech by 40 time loser John Kasich. Imagine how UNSURPRISING to see sitting attentively listening was a woman dressed in Muslim headscarf. Seems like a HUGE NUMBER of political speeches these days have Muslim WOMEN in the background...you know, to make the viewer on TV see the politician is TOLERANT. So I did a little search and found this article: http://www.idigitaltimes.com/muslim-population-us-new-poll-shows-none-us-have-any-idea-392930 that says the Muslim population is 0.8% of the USA. Figuring a 50/50 split among that number leaves one figuring that 0.4% is female.... Yet somehow, some WAY,...
  • WHY THE OBAMAS AND PRINCE HARRY ARE ‘FEUDING’ ON TWITTER [Pathetic PR Stunt, Media Drools]

    04/30/2016 4:21:53 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 5 replies
    Newsweak ^ | 4/30/16 | Stan Ziv
    [The clown and Michelle] mean business—arms crossed, game faces on, voices exuding no nonsense. “Hey, Prince Harry,” first lady Michelle Obama says with a menacing tone in a video posted to her Twitter account Friday. “Remember when you told us to bring it at the Invictus Games?” ..., the goal behind this very public “feud” lies in raising awareness for the upcoming Invictus Games, to be held May 8-12 in Orlando, Florida. The competition is “an international sporting event for wounded, injured and sick Service personnel,” according to the Invictus Games website.
  • VIDEO: Trump eludes protesters by WALKING to convention hotel

    04/29/2016 12:59:58 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 73 replies
    American Mirror ^ | 4/29/16 | GEORDIE BARRINGTON
    Donald Trump was not going to be stopped by a bunch of unhinged radicals. Fox News aired footage from a helicopter showing Trump walking to the location of the California Republican Party convention in Burlingame today.
  • John Kirby of State Department...Shilling for Obama

    04/29/2016 10:56:33 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 8 replies
    4/29/16
    The old spokesnerds for Sec State, Marie Harpf and some other young lady, were bad....but watching this Kirby guy just now on CNN with Wolf Blitzer, I wondered how and why the guy got involved with such a corrupt administration Anyone know his back story?
  • Biden Makes Surprise Visit to Iraq, Seeking to Bolster Fight Against ISIS

    04/28/2016 6:30:20 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 36 replies
    NY Times ^ | 4/28/16 | Gardiner Harris
    In an unannounced visit shrouded in secrecy, Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. came to Iraq on Thursday for the first time in almost five years, in the hopes that he can help a weak prime minister and bolster the military campaign against the Islamic State. But the intense security concerns and the clandestine nature of the trip demonstrated the challenges....
  • WILL FERRELL TO PLAY RONALD REAGAN IN NEW FILM [Making Fun of his dementia]

    04/28/2016 6:07:09 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 75 replies
    ign.com ^ | 4/27/16 | Alex Osborn
    ...Ferrell will both star in and produce the film, aptly titled Reagan. The project has yet to find a director.... The film takes place during the former president's second term as he begins to suffer from dementia, at which point an intern is tasked with convincing Reagan he's an actor portraying the president in a film.
  • POST EXCLUSIVE – Corey Jones family leery, hopeful of grand jury probe

    04/28/2016 5:27:25 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 4 replies
    Palm Beach Post ^ | 4/28/16 | Daphne Duret
    Relatives of Corey Jones, the 31-year-old stranded motorists killed by a Palm Beach Gardens police officer last year, were cautiously hopeful Wednesday after meeting with Palm Beach County State Attorney Dave Aronberg Wednesday on the heels of his announcement that prosecutors are bringing the case to a grand jury. Family members and their attorney, Benjamin Crump, are expected to address the public in an 8 a.m. press conference Thursday.
  • How I Discovered True Masculinity [Homosexuals Do NOT Want You To Read His Testimony!]

    04/27/2016 5:59:30 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 16 replies
    The Gospel Coalition ^ | 4/27/16 | Matt Moore
    My adolescence was a social nightmare.... .... I didn’t utter the word “gay” to describe myself until I was 19 years old, and no one prior to that time knew about my so-called sexual orientation. ....Fast-forward six years...I found myself a Christian in a new community: the church. Though my soul’s deepest need (reconciliation with God) was satisfied through being united to Jesus, the relational sphere of my life remained strangled by insecurity... .... I lingered in the shadows...attending services and then quickly escaping.... I began to sneak out of the building when some guy literally began to yell my...
  • Just 37% of U.S. High School Seniors Prepared for College Math and Reading, Test Shows

    04/27/2016 2:21:43 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 32 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 4/27/16 | L Brody
    Only 37% of American 12th-graders were academically prepared for college math and reading in 2015, a slight dip from two years earlier, according to test scores released Wednesday.
  • Miami Police Union's Threatened Boycott of Beyoncé's Concert Didn't Work Out

    04/27/2016 4:04:31 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 1 replies
    Miami New Times ^ | 4/25/16 | Jessica Lipscomb
    Two months ago, Miami police union president Javier Ortiz rattled the Beyhive when he called for a boycott of Beyoncé's upcoming concert at Marlins Park, the first stop on her 40-date Formation World Tour.... ....Beyoncé's Miami show is now only two days away...Several cops have been slated to work the event Wednesday, and not one had to be drafted against his or her will, Miami Police Department spokesman Officer Ernest Lawrence tells New Times..... Reached this week, Ortiz said his plans for the boycott suffered because he announced it at the same time the list was being circulated for officers...
  • Wilton Manors looks to change its health plan for transgender employees

    04/26/2016 11:44:38 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 21 replies
    WSVN-TV ^ | 4/26/16
    ....Wilton Manors city leaders are in talks of expanding their insurance...Currently, gender confirmation surgery is excluded from the city's health plan, causing a financial strain that can often hinder the completion of the process.
  • Archbishop of Havana, key figure in US detente, steps down

    04/26/2016 7:18:06 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 3 replies
    Herald Online ^ | 4/26/16 | Michael Weissenstein
    Cardinal Jaime Ortega, who oversaw a warming of relations with the Communist government and played a role in the secret negotiations that led to U.S.-Cuba detente, has stepped down, the Vatican announced Tuesday. He is being replaced....
  • [Language Warning] Henry Rollins: North Carolina, I Love You, But Your Governor Is an A##

    04/25/2016 4:48:38 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 32 replies
    laweekly.com ^ | April 21, 2016 | By Henry Rollins
    When North Carolina Gov. Patrick McCrory signed House Bill 2 into law, I wonder if he was thinking long-range about what the result might be. I can’t see him and his staff wondering out loud if their thick-skulled, cracker logic...
  • Study Casts Doubts on Apple’s Ethical Standards: Research on 1,261 pay stubs shows that Apple’s prot

    04/25/2016 3:30:18 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 22 replies
    China Labor Watch ^ | February 24, 2016
    In 2013, China Labor Watch (CLW) began investigating the labor conditions of workers at Pegatron Corporation factories in China making products for Apple... This year, CLW collected 1,261 pay stubs from Pegatron Shanghai workers, 13 times as many as stubs as last year. The documents were gathered with the assistance of 18 Pegatron workers coming from 12 departments... 1) Workers are paid at a rate of 1.82 USD/hour. 2) On average, overtime pay as a percentage of workers’ gross wages is 42.4%. 3) Workers work more than 10 hours a day, 6 days a week. 83.8% workers’ monthly overtime hours...
  • Former PA Sen. Wofford, 90, announces marriage to a man

    04/25/2016 8:16:22 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 52 replies
    Fox 13 ^ | 4/24/16
    WASHINGTON (CNN) — Former Pennsylvania Sen. Harris Wofford announced Sunday that he is marrying a man 50 years his junior, almost 20 years after his wife died. Wofford, a Democrat who was also a top adviser to John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr., announced his marriage to Matthew Charlton in a New York Times op-ed....
  • North Korea launches missile from submarine, South Korea says [Obama Partying It Up]

    04/23/2016 1:21:53 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 13 replies
    cnn ^ | 4/23/16 | Don Melvin and Jim Sciutto
    North Korea has fired what is believed to be a submarine-launched ballistic missile off the east coast of the Korean peninsula, the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff said Saturday. The missile was fired at 6:30 p.m. local time (5:30 a.m. ET), South Korean officials said, and appears to have flown for about 30 km (about 19 miles) -- well short of the 300 km (roughly 186 miles) that would be considered a successful test.
  • Prince George Stays Up to Meet the Obamas at Kensington Palace Dinner

    04/23/2016 10:57:54 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 38 replies
    ABC (All Barack Channel) ^ | 4/22/16 | CAROLYN DURAND
    ...Obama and...Michelle...were welcomed to Kensington Palace today for dinner with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge as well as Prince Harry. ....they glimpsed young Prince George standing near the foyer. He appeared smartly attired for bedtime in a light-colored robe and pajama pants. Before the Obamas arrived, George had been playing in the drawing room with a stuffed animal dog, which was previously given to him by the Obamas and looks remarkably like Bo, their dog. The rocking horse behind William was a gift the Obamas gave to Prince George when he was born.
  • ‘Purple Rain’ Returning to U.S. Theaters This Weekend

    04/22/2016 7:30:07 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 20 replies
    variety.com ^ | 4/22/16
    The movie that catapulted Prince to stardom is rolling back into U.S. theaters this weekend. “Purple Rain,” starring the late pop star, was first released in 1984 and earned Prince an Academy Award for Best Original Song Score. The accompanying album also produced two no. 1 singles –“When Doves Cry” and “Let’s Go Crazy–and went platinum 13 times over. AMC, the nation’s largest theater chain, is teaming with Warner Bros. to screen “Purple Rain” in 87 AMC locations this Saturday, April 22, through Thursday, April 27. Carmike Theaters will also screen the cult favorite in 80 theaters
  • Climate Hustle Trailer [Video: One Night Theater Event Coming in May!]

    04/22/2016 3:41:01 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 3 replies
    youtube ^ | 3/3/16
    One-night national theater event -- May 2, 2016. Visit www.ClimateHustle.com for info on tickets and locations.
  • US commission weighs in on religious liberty vs. human rights

    04/21/2016 7:09:44 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 6 replies
    Religion News Service ^ | 4/21/16 | Kim Winston
    Citing “religious liberty” as a reason for denying one class of citizens bathroom access, equal housing or services is a human rights violation. That’s the finding of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, an independent, bipartisan agency that advises the president and Congress on civil rights matters.
  • Why Democrats Are Becoming the Party of the 1 Percent [Mainstream Media Article]

    04/20/2016 4:20:35 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 12 replies
    Vanity Fair Link Only! | 4/20/16 | TA Frank
    http://www.vanityfair.com/news/2016/04/why-democrats-are-becoming-the-party-of-the-1-percent
  • The Blessing of an Excellent Wife

    04/20/2016 1:56:04 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 23 replies
    ligonier.org ^ | 4/20/16 | Steven Lawson
    Few influences affect a man’s heart for God more than his wife, for better or for worse. She will either encourage his spiritual devotion to the Lord or she will hinder it. She will either enlarge his passion for God or she will pour cold water on it. What kind of wife encourages her husband’s spiritual growth? Proverbs 31:10–31 provides a profile of the wife who is worthy of her husband’s trust. Such a wife is the embodiment of true wisdom from God, causing the husband to confide in her with complete trust.“An excellent wife who can find? She is...
  • Where’s Kelly Ripa? Co-host absent from her show a day after Michael Strahan’s exit announcement

    04/20/2016 1:03:42 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 55 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 4/20/16 | Emily Yahr
    Well this doesn’t look good — a day after ABC announced Michael Strahan’s departure from “Live! With Kelly and Michael” to join “Good Morning America” full time, co-host Kelly Ripa was nowhere to be found. Instead, Strahan showed up with substitute host Ana Gasteyer, formerly of the network’s “Suburgatory” and a guest star on “The Goldbergs.” “Kelly’s off today,” Strahan said briskly, introducing Gasteyer to the screaming fans in the audience.
  • Windows Users: It’s Time to Dump Apple’s QuickTime [Vulnerable to Hackers, No Fix]

    04/20/2016 6:46:26 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 20 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 4/18/16 | NATHAN OLIVAREZ-GILES
    U.S. government recommends uninstalling software after security holes discovered If you’re still using Apple’s QuickTime on a Windows PC, it’s time to stop. Apple confirmed to The Wall Street Journal that it is no longer supporting or updating the 11-year-old QuickTime 7 for Windows, and has posted instructions for uninstalling the software. Keeping it installed on your computer may pose a risk. Last week, researchers discovered two new security holes that could allow bad guys to create malicious files to launch within Apple’s media player. Trend Micro, the security research firm that found the vulnerability, said that it hasn’t yet...
  • US kicks out Cuban exile activist [Obama hates man who has been resisting Castro 50 years]

    04/20/2016 3:29:06 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 18 replies
    Newsok.com ^ | 4/16/16
    Living for nearly half a century in the United States offers no guarantee that one can stay. That is the reality facing Cuban exile activist Ramon Saul Sanchez, leader of the Democracy Movement, who received a letter Thursday from the federal government....
  • WHAT IS HPN? [Hollywood Prayer Network]

    04/19/2016 3:02:37 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 4 replies
    “I have found the greatest power in the world is the power of prayer.” Cecil B. Demille Hollywood Prayer Network (HPN) is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization led by entertainment industry Christians, seeking to impact our culture for Christ through prayer. We are committed to asking Christians everywhere to pray for the artists and professionals, projects and productions, and global impact of Hollywood: the world’s most influential mission field. With an attitude of love, it is our passion to mobilize people around the world to engage in culture, pray for the media, and help transform the spiritual climate of Hollywood. Whether...
  • How Bill Clinton lost his legacy [Bizarro: this was on Yahoo! "news"]

    04/14/2016 2:27:59 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 21 replies
    yahoo.com ^ | 4/14/16 | Matt Bai
    When Bill Clinton left office in 2001, historians compared him to Teddy Roosevelt.... Looking back now, though, the comparison seems wildly off. Roosevelt, you may recall, ended up running for president again and then crusading against Woodrow Wilson’s pacifism. To the day he died in 1919, TR jealously protected his twin legacy of reform and internationalism. Clinton, on the other hand, has run from every big ideological fight like a man on parole. From the moment he stepped out of the White House, the husband of a newly elected senator, his own political interests have been subservient to his wife’s...
  • ...fraternity causes uproar on campus after erecting 'Trump wall'...'Make America Great Again'

    04/14/2016 1:58:50 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 55 replies
    A Tulane University fraternity has caused an uproar this week after building a wall made of sandbags with the message 'Make America Great Again and 'Trump' plastered across it. Photos of the wall circulated on social media after it was erected on April 7 on the off-campus house of the university's chapter of Kappa Alpha Order.
  • Obama gets new 'Game of Thrones' before you do

    04/14/2016 5:42:18 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 21 replies
    KWCH-TV ^ | 4/14/16 | Lauren Said-Moorhouse
    The creators of "Game of Thrones" have revealed President Barack Obama received advanced access to the hotly anticipated sixth season because, well, you don't turn down a request from POTUS. ....The creators told interviewer Veronica Belmont that, yes, they sent Obama episodes early because "he's the leader of the free world." Benioff added: "When the commander in chief says, 'I want to see advanced episodes' -- what are ya gonna do?" The two also discussed the upcoming season being "the first time we really moved beyond the end point of the books" by George R.R. Martin and the freedom that...
  • RC Sproul's Health Update

    04/13/2016 7:19:14 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 13 replies
    facebook.com ^ | 4/13/16
    An update on Dr. Sproul's health: He is currently in the hospital near his home in Florida and is receiving steroids intravenously at his pulmonologist's recommendation. His breathing has been difficult over the past several months. We are encouraged that his vital metrics are good and the chest X-ray was clear showing no signs of pneumonia. He is getting expert care from the medical staff and they will continue to observe his progress and see how he responds to treatment. Please keep the Sproul family in your prayers.
  • HILLARY'S AMERICA: THE SECRET HISTORY OF THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY [Trailer! Film Out July 2016]

    04/13/2016 4:37:58 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 20 replies
    dineshdesouza.com ^ | Dinesh D'Souza
    Who are these Democrats? What is the progressive party hiding? In his newest film, Dinesh D’Souza will expose the secret history of the Democrats and the true motivations of Hillary. Click here to visit the official movie website. Watch the trailer for this hard-hitting exposé...
  • A new ride-hailing service is trying to improve women’s safety — by banning men

    04/12/2016 1:22:03 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 27 replies
    cnbc ^ | 4/12/16 | Emily Crockett
    ....one former Uber driver, Michael Pelletz, decided to create a woman-only ride-hailing service. It's called Chariot for Women, it's based in Boston, and it's scheduled to debut nationwide on April 19. More than 1,000 women have already signed up as drivers. Pelletz, whose wife, Kelly, is the company's president, said he came up with the idea after a scary experience with an unstable passenger. He imagined how much more terrifying it would have been if he were a woman, and remembered that his wife had thought about driving for Uber but was too afraid to.... ....There's also no surge pricing,...
  • Mark Zuckerberg demos new VR tech at annual event, and makes Trump dig

    04/12/2016 11:21:36 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 27 replies
    Mark Zuckerberg opened Facebook’s annual F8 developer conference with a thinly veiled attack on Donald Trump. ....Zuckerberg said that “it takes courage to chose hope over fear” and criticized “fearful voices talking about building walls”. He added that immigration was essential to the economic success of the country.
  • Mayor de Blasio, Hillary Clinton ripped for racist joke

    04/12/2016 6:27:07 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 17 replies
    NY DAILY NEWS ^ | 4/12/16 | Erin Durkin
    ....In a skit at Saturday night’s Inner Circle show, Clinton joined de Blasio as a surprise guest and ribbed him for delaying his endorsement.... ...a tasteless joke — built off the stereotype that black people are chronically late — fell flat. “Thanks for the endorsement. Took you long enough,” Clinton deadpanned. “Sorry, Hillary. I was running on C.P. Time,” de Blasio replied, riffing on the phrase “colored people time,” meaning always late. “Hamilton” star Leslie Odom Jr., who is black and plays Aaron Burr in the hit production, addressed the mayor from the stage. “That’s not — I don’t like...
  • Bryan Adams cancels Mississippi show, citing state's new law

    04/11/2016 10:12:27 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 138 replies
    ....rocker Bryan Adams is canceling a performance this week in Mississippi, citing the state's new law that allows religious groups and some private businesses to refuse service to gay couples. Adams said in a statement Sunday night that he was canceling a show Thursday at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum in Biloxi..
  • When the New York Times Cheered Deporting Illegal Immigrants

    04/10/2016 10:24:04 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 5 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | 8/22/15 | Jeffrey Lord
    The New York Times hates Donald Trump’s immigration plans. As noted here at Breitbart, the paper is foaming mad at Trump, assailing him... Once upon a time the New York Times loved the idea of deporting illegal immigrants. The paper couldn’t lavish enough favorable coverage on the idea... [In March of 1951 the New York Times wasw] outraged at resistance by growers in the Southwestern United states to rounding up illegals - whom the Times called - really - “wetbacks’. The Times assails the growers for being - yes - unethical.... In November of 1952, Dwight D. Eisenhower, a staunch...
  • Socialism’s Lonely Eden

    04/09/2016 4:00:11 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 10 replies
    Christ and Pop Culture ^ | 3/22/16 | Chad Ashby
    Politics Socialism’s Lonely Eden by Chad Ashby March 22, 2016 The rise of Bernie Sanders this election cycle has American voters dusting off an old question: What is socialism? In 2016, the Cold War is a distant memory, and many millennial voters were born after the fall of the Berlin Wall. In a political race shaped by tweets and sound bytes, it’s tempting to think socialism is just a catchall term for a hodgepodge of liberal policies like free college, universal healthcare, wealth redistribution, and tax plans. Such assumptions suggest that socialism is misunderstood in the 21st century—in fact, even...
  • Attending the School of God

    04/09/2016 10:27:12 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 4 replies
    Ligonier.org ^ | 4/10/16 | RC Sproul
    Attending the School of God from R.C. Sproul Apr 09, 2016 Category: Articles We live in a culture that is a quick and dirty culture. We want to become mature Christians in five easy lessons. We want to become saints by fifteen minutes a day. We want to have flat stomachs and strong abs by three workouts a week. That may work over a given period of time for your abs, but it’s not going to work for your soul. Attending the school of God takes time and labor and energy and deeply committing oneself to prayer, to the study of...
  • Report: Carnival cruises have to ban Cubans from upcoming trips [Imagine if Blacks were banned]

    04/09/2016 5:29:46 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 22 replies
    chron.com ^ | 4/8/16 | Camilio Smith
    There’s been plenty of anticipation about booking trips to Cuba since travel restrictions eased in the past year. However, a first-person report in the Miami Herald says there are some people living in the U.S. who can’t take part in a Cuba vacation cruise.... [the Carnival representative] asked me to hold. She returned to read me a statement from the legal department: “Current Cuban law prohibits Cuban-born individuals from entering Cuba via ship or other sea vessel, regardless of U.S. citizenship status. For that reason, at the present time, Fathom cannot accommodate Cuban-born individuals.”
  • Fact-checking Gov. Rick Scott’s exchange with Starbucks heckler

    04/07/2016 6:52:02 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 15 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | 4/6/16 | AMY SHERMAN AND JOSHUA GILLI
    It starts like a joke — Gov. Rick Scott walks into a Gainesville Starbucks — but one patron wasn’t laughing. Scott stopped in at the coffee chain for a cup Tuesday after touring the recently opened factory and headquarters for biopharmaceutical company Nanotherapeutics. Cara Jennings, a former Lake Worth city commissioner, saw Scott in the downtown store and ripped into him, from her seat, over health insurance and cuts to women’s health services, and calling him an expletive
  • The Universe Had a Beginning [Video & Transcript]

    04/06/2016 6:31:24 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 30 replies
    Ligonier ^ | 4/5/16 | Nathan Bingham
    In this excerpt from his message at our 2012 National Conference, Dr. Stephen Meyer tells the story of how Hubble showed Einstein that the universe was not eternal but must have had a beginning.-vid at link
  • Merle Haggard Dead at 79

    04/06/2016 11:23:42 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 111 replies
    Taste of Country ^ | 4/6/16 | Sterling Whitaker
    Merle Haggard has died after a series of recent health struggles. The legendary singer passed away on April 6, 2016, which was also his 79th birthday. Haggard canceled tour dates in December of 2015 after he checked into a hospital and learned he had double pneumonia.
  • Backlash over PayPal decision to cancel NC expansion [NC Leaders Fighting Back!]

    04/06/2016 6:38:36 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 89 replies
    When PayPal announced plans to expand in Charlotte, it made headlines by promising 400 jobs and millions of dollars in payroll. Now PayPal is making bigger headlines nationwide as it backs out of the deal with Charlotte, citing the recently passed House Bill 2. PayPal said the law violates their values and principles concerning equality... Congressman Robert Pittenger...released a statement saying, “PayPal does business in 25 countries where homosexual behavior is illegal… yet they object to the North Carolina legislature overturning a misguided ordinance about letting men in to the women’s bathroom? Perhaps PayPal would like to try and clarify...
  • Abortion Activist Claims Planned Parenthood Videos Caused Raid At His Home

    04/06/2016 6:30:46 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 21 replies
    CBS SACRAMENTO ^ | April 5, 2016
    An anti-abortion activist who made undercover videos at Planned Parenthood clinics said in a social media posting that California Department of Justice agents raided his home Tuesday. Agents seized all video footage from his apartment, along with his personal information, David Daleiden said in a Facebook post. Daleiden, the founder of a group called the Center for Medical Progress, said agents left behind documents that he contends implicate Planned Parenthood in illegal behavior related to the handling of fetal tissue.
  • Muslims Need Christ

    04/05/2016 5:41:51 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 12 replies
    Ligonier ^ | Burk Parsons
    Just before I sat down to write this article, the terrorist group known as ISIS claimed responsibility for another attack in the Middle East. In this latest incident, Muslim terrorists reportedly killed more than twelve people, injured more than twenty-five people, and took as many as fifty hostages. Sadly, we have grown accustomed to such horrendous news—so accustomed that we have almost come to expect such news every day. If we have not become desensitized to these sinful and shameful acts of terrorism, we feel a range of emotions, from anger to sadness, vengeance to helplessness, defensiveness to aggression. ISIS...
  • Report: The 2nd-best U.S. city to start a business is in N.C.

    04/05/2016 4:47:40 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 3 replies
    Biz Journals ^ | April 29, 2015 | Rebecca Troyer
    Wilmington is the second-best city in the U.S. to start a business, according to a new report. San Francisco-based financial planning website NerdWallet analyzed 183 metropolitan areas with 15,000 or more businesses and populations of more than 250,000, as to six factors: The average revenue of businesses; the percentage of businesses with paid employees; the number of businesses per 100 people; the median annual income; median annual housing cost and unemployment rate.
  • Stevie Wonder says he'll boycott 'stand your ground' states [North Carolina, Stand YOUR Ground!]

    04/05/2016 4:45:02 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 52 replies
    CNN ^ | July 17, 2013 | Alan Duke
    Musician Stevie Wonder has vowed to stay out of Florida until the state repeals its "stand your ground" law. The law allows people to meet "force with force" if they believe they or someone else is in danger of being seriously harmed by an assailant. "I decided today that until the 'stand your ground' law is abolished in Florida, I will never perform there again," Wonder told the audience at a concert in Quebec on Sunday night. "As a matter of fact, wherever I find that law exists, I will not perform in that state or in that part of...
  • Panama Papers: Obama, Clinton Pushed Trade Deal Amid Warnings...

    04/05/2016 4:40:08 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 2 replies
    Years before more than a hundred media outlets around the world released stories Sunday exposing a massive network of global tax evasion detailed in the so-called Panama Papers, U.S. President Barack Obama and then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton pushed for a Bush administration-negotiated free trade agreement that watchdogs warned would only make the situation worse. .... while Obama championed his commitment to raise taxes on the wealthy, he pursued and eventually signed the Panama agreement in 2011. Upon Congress ratifying the pact, Clinton issued a statement lauding the agreement.... Critics, however, said the pact would make it easier for rich...
  • Record Cold Temperatures Sweep Into Northeast; Another Arctic Blast on the Way

    04/05/2016 4:22:41 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 28 replies
    weather.com ^ | 4/5/16
    Record cold temperatures for early April have swept into some Northeast and Great Lakes cities to begin this week. Subzero readings were even observed near the Canadian border in northern Michigan, northern New York and northern Maine Tuesday morning. More record cold is possible on Wednesday morning in the Northeast. Then the cold will become more expansive late this week due to yet another southward dip in the jet stream which will allow more arctic air to push south from Canada.
  • No, No, No.’ CNN Host Cuts Off Interview After Guest Mentions Hillary’s Defense Of Child Rapist

    04/05/2016 1:13:00 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 8 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 4/4/16 | Steve Guest
    CNN host Carol Costello abruptly ended a segment Tuesday after a guest brought up Hillary Clinton’s 1975 legal defense of an accused child rapist. ....“A girl who was raped by a pedophile that Hillary Clinton bragged about getting off,” Malzberg began to say before Costello interrupted.....