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  • Doctors find brain abnormalities in victims of Cuba mystery

    12/06/2017 8:43:24 AM PST · by bgill · 35 replies
    AP ^ | Dec. 6, 2017 | Josh Lederman
    Doctors treating the U.S. embassy victims of suspected attacks in Cuba have discovered brain abnormalities as they search for clues to explain hearing, vision, balance and memory damage...It’s the most specific finding to date about physical damage, showing that whatever it was that harmed the Americans, it led to perceptible changes in their brains. The finding is also one of several factors fueling growing skepticism that some kind of sonic weapon was involved. Medical testing has revealed the embassy workers developed changes to the white matter tracts that let different parts of the brain communicate, several U.S. officials said, describing...
  • Sources: NFL agrees to commit nearly $100M over seven years to social justice causes

    11/29/2017 9:47:26 PM PST · by PittsburghAfterDark · 154 replies
    ESPN ^ | November 30, 2017 | Jim Trotter and Jason Reid
    The NFL and a group of players reached an agreement in principle late Wednesday night to partner on a plan to address social justice issues considered important to African-American communities, ESPN has learned. The unprecedented agreement calls for the league to contribute nearly $100 million over seven years to projects dealing with criminal justice reform, law enforcement/community relations and education. During a conference call Wednesday night, Malcolm Jenkins and Anquan Boldin, who lead roughly 40 players who have negotiated with the league office about demonstrations during the national anthem, guided the group through the highlights of the package, which represents...
  • The Real John Conyers Scandal - Staying in Congress For 52 Years!

    11/29/2017 8:16:10 AM PST · by pinochet · 19 replies
    John Conyers was elected to Congress in 1964, the same year Barry Goldwater ran for President. He has served in Congress for a longer time than Fidel Castro served as leader of Cuba (49 years). When he started serving in Congress on January 3, 1965, Winston Churchill was still alive. The immediate former British Prime Minister, David Cameron, had not been born. Ronald Reagan had not began running for his first term as Governor of California. House Speaker, Paul Ryan, had not been born. Neither had Ted Cruz. Obama was not even in first grade. Donald Trump completed high school...
  • Justin Trudeau Confirms 60 ISIS Fighters welcomed back into Canada....

    11/21/2017 4:52:23 PM PST · by caww · 107 replies
    Meme Alert News ^ | Nov. 21, 2017 | Meme Alert
    After numerous queries to the Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau and his Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale, he has finally come out and confirmed that there are at LEAST (Possibly more) than 60 former ISIS fighters who have been invited back into Canada and are under surveillance. These are FOREIGN COMBATANTS. they should not be UNDER WATCH, they should be UNDER ARREST.
  • Texas Democrat Julian Castro says 'I might' run for president

    11/20/2017 8:59:56 AM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 48 replies
    Houston Chronicle ^ | November 5, 2017 | Jeremy Wallace
    AUSTIN - Texas Democrat Julian Castro confirmed Sunday he is seriously considering running for president in 2020, and former state Sen. Wendy Davis left open the possibility she will take another run at the governor's seat in 2018. "I might," Castro told more than 350 people at a political conference near the University of Texas on Sunday morning. Davis' comments came at the same event.
  • A History Lesson for GQ and its 'US Citizen of the Year' Colin Kaepernick

    11/18/2017 6:36:55 AM PST · by Kaslin · 25 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 18, 2017 | Humberto Fontova
    “He knelt during the playing of our national anthem. And he did it for a clear reason, one that has been lost in the yearlong storm that followed. He did it to protest systemic oppression and, more specifically, as he said repeatedly at the time, police brutality people toward black people.” (The editors of GQ magazine, explaining why they hail Colin Kaepernick as “U.S.Citizen of the Year.”)“The only publication that speaks to all sides of the male equation, GQ is simply sharper and smarter.” (From GQ’s masthead.)In fact, the (BLACK U.S.) citizen who U.S.-based GQ hails as "U.S. Citizen of...
  • Three NFL Players Took a Knee on Veterans Day

    11/13/2017 6:41:25 AM PST · by LSUfan · 51 replies
    Terror Trends Bulletin ^ | 13 Nov 17 | Christopher Holton
    Three NFL players, including Eric Reid, took a knee on Veterans Day…and I have HAD IT with the NFL. The league and its players are being dishonest AND dishonorable in this case and, though this is not directly related to Jihad, I feel compelled to comment on this whole stupid saga. NFL players are trying to change the facts of their disrespect for the flag and the national anthem after the fact. Colin Kaepernick started all this and his protest was NOT misunderstood, despite what the players may say today. At the same time he was drawing attention to himself...
  • Did the Dastardly CIA Really Try Repeatedly to Assassinate Poor Innocent Little Fidel Castro?

    11/04/2017 6:08:13 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 4, 2017 | Humberto Fontova
    CIA officials get paid pretty handsomely. And their job-description is pretty clear: to assess foreign threats against our national security and defend us against them.So you’d really hope the American taxpayer was getting an honest return on their “investment” and CIA officials were really  "putting on their thinking caps" and really  "burning the midnight oil" attempting to bump-off a mass-murdering Soviet satrap and terrorist who set up shop 90 miles from our shores during the height of the Cold War.HAH! Hope again. “So far as I have been able to determine,” revealed E. Howard Hunt who, during the early 1960s, served...
  • Trump admin to defend Cuba embargo at UN, reversing Obama

    10/31/2017 10:22:51 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 8 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Oct 31, 2017 5:24 PM EDT | Matthew Lee and Josh Lederman
    The Trump administration will defend America’s decades-old economic embargo on Cuba in a United Nations vote this week, the State Department said Tuesday, in a reversal from the Obama administration that reflects deteriorating U.S.-Cuban relations. Every year the U.N. votes to condemn the embargo, and for years the U.S. predictably voted “no.” But last year, under President Barack Obama, the U.S. abstained for the first time, as Obama and Cuban President Raúl Castro moved forward with the historic warming of relations. A “no” vote Wednesday from U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley will return the United States to a...
  • Ireland immortalizes Che Guevara on a stamp 50 years after death [barf]

    10/07/2017 10:09:38 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 61 replies
    Irish Central ^ | October 07, 2017 06:08 AM | James Wilson
    The Irish post office, An Post, is to release a stamp immortalizing Che Guevara 50 years after his death at the hands of the Bolivian Army. Long ago, Irish artist Jim Fitzpartrick created the iconic image of Guevara with his trademark cap, shaggy hair and piercing gaze transposed onto a red background. Now for the first time, it has been placed on a stamp. The word ‘Éire’, the Irish word for ‘Ireland’, declares the stamp’s origins for all who care to Google it, and it costs one euro to buy. […] Earlier this year, the Irish government issued an apology...
  • Cuban doctors: We’re tired of being “slaves” for Castro’s communist regime

    09/30/2017 7:07:12 AM PDT · by rktman · 23 replies
    hotair.com ^ | 9/29/2017 | Allahpundit
    It was big news three years ago when Castro more than doubled the monthly wage for doctors with two specialties, from … $26 to $67. Alas, nurses didn’t do quite as well percentage-wise. They went from $13 per month to $25. Imagine knowing you have an expertise in a profession that would let you live comfortably, if not lavishly, even in the richest country in the world and receiving a monthly wage whose equivalent value could be paid in literal peanuts without too much logistical trouble. “When you leave Cuba for the first time, you discover many things that you...
  • No justice for family of 9-year-old girl gunned down by pro-Castro goon in 1960 ( Pancho the Hook)

    09/24/2017 2:26:59 PM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 3 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 09/24/2017
    ---SNIP--- A dozen boisterous men wearing the berets of Castro’s 26th of July Movement rumbled in at 3 p.m. and ordered takeout at a front counter. The Castro partisans soon were squabbling with five anti-Castros who happened to be seated at the counter. A prosecutor later explained that the beef was over a primal political concept: “That this country was free and Cuba was not.” This abstraction met bloody reality when the hands of several Castroistas slipped into jacket pockets and came out clutching brass knuckles.
  • Trump’s UN Speech Enrages the Castro Regime

    09/23/2017 11:32:23 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 22 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | Sept 23, 2017 | Humberto Fontova
    "In the wake of the disrespectful, unacceptable and meddling statements made by President Donald Trump in his address to the U.N. General Assembly at a time when the U.S.-Cuba Bilateral Commission was sitting in session, the Cuban delegation voiced a strong protest," the (Cuban) Foreign Ministry statement said. The Castro Dynasty’s eunuch ambassador to the U.S. Jose Cabanas also went on social media to whimper that the “U.S. government presents dangers and inevitable dilemmas” and that the U.S. was acting aggressively and said the trade embargo burdens Cuba with “humanitarian and economic hardships” that are “extraordinary and growing.” And what...
  • Anthony Bourdain “Jokes” About Poisoning President Trump

    09/16/2017 7:28:11 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 58 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 16, 2017 | Humberto Fontova
    "Anthony Bourdain, the host of “Parts Unknown” on liberal CNN, said last week that he would poison Donald Trump if the celebrity chef was asked to cater a peace summit between the President and Kim Jong Un. “Hemlock,” Bourdain simply replied when asked by TMZ what he would serve Trump and the North Korean dictator.” OK, so Bourdain was joking. Har--Har! But here’s Bourdain from an interview right after Trump’s election: “I will never eat in his (Donald Trump’s) restaurant. I have utter contempt for him, utter and complete contempt… I’m not going. I’m not going.” (Anthony Bourdain, Eater.) Gosh?...
  • CBS Lies Through Their Teeth About Cuba’s Hurricane Irma Preparedness

    09/09/2017 6:04:40 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 49 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 9, 2017 | Humberto Fontova
    “Cuba normally gears up quickly for storms with constant advisories on TV and radio urging people to prepare. The Civil Defense, run by a general and the military, jumps into action to evacuate people and animals from low-lying areas, to move food supplies to higher ground, harvest crops quickly and distribute the monthly food rations to people before the storm hits.” (CBS News. Sept. 8.) In fact, as late as the night of Sept. 5th with Hurricane Irma forecast to rake the entire island of Cuba from end to end, many Cubans were completely unaware of the hurricane’s very...
  • President Trump vs. Prominent Democrats in Denouncing Racist Murderers

    08/19/2017 6:52:38 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 19, 2017 | Humberto Fontova
    "Racism is evil -- and those who cause violence in its name are criminals and thugs, including KKK, neo-Nazis, white supremacists, and other hate groups are repugnant to everything we hold dear as Americans." (President Donald Trump, August, 14.)I now call your attention to this video of a lynching (warning, graphic.) Please note the race of the members of the firing squad as compared to the race of the (untried) victim. This communist firing squad murdered this (untried) black man on the orders of the lily-white communist Raul Castro near Santiago, Cuba on Jan. 12, 1959.Not that such Castroite lynchings...
  • Rollicking YAF Seminar Exposes the Terrible Cost of “Hipster” Socialism

    07/22/2017 9:13:32 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 22, 2017 | Humberto Fontova
    “They saw in Castro and Che Guevara the hipster who in the era of the Organization Man had joyfully defied the system,” wrote President Kennedy’s adviser Arthur Schlesinger Jr back in 1961. Indeed, this “hipster” cachet hovers around the leaders of the Cuban Revolution and persists to this day, despite a half century of Stalinist crimes. Then thanks largely to President Obama’s recent “rapprochement” with these “hipsters,” Stalinist Cuba became the absolute “coolest” place on Earth. Last year close on the heels of Katy Perry, the Rolling Stones and the Obama family itself, Karl Lagerfeld showcased his Chanel “cruise line”...
  • Why Cuba's future could be more promising than the US(Barf Alert)

    07/17/2017 6:28:40 AM PDT · by Ennis85 · 25 replies
    Al Jazeera ^ | 17th July 2017 | Mark LeVine
    If someone would have told me a month ago that I'd spend my recent trip to Cuba obsessing over a missile crisis I would have told them I'm not that kind of historian. But there I was in Old Havana in early July, thinking about whether another missile crisis half way around the globe would lead to the world war that was so narrowly averted here five decades ago. Of course the missiles in question today are in North Korea, not in Cuba. But the fact that 55 years after the Cuban Missile Crisis and over a generation removed from...
  • Cuba's Raul Castro dismisses harsher US tone under Trump

    07/15/2017 5:23:53 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 5 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jul 14, 2017 11:20 PM EDT | Andrea Rodriguez
    Cuban President Raúl Castro denounced President Donald Trump’s tougher line on relations with Havana on Friday, calling it a setback but promising to continue working to normalize ties between the former Cold War rivals. Castro’s comments to Cuba’s National Assembly were his first on Trump’s June announcement of a partial rollback of the Cuba-U.S. détente achieved by then-President Barack Obama. They contained echoes of the harsh rhetoric of the past. “Any strategy that seeks to destroy the revolution either through coercion or pressure or through more subtle methods will fail,” Cuba’s president told legislators. He also rejected any “lessons” on...
  • Trump Sucker-Punches Deep State and Fake News Media on Cuba

    06/24/2017 5:30:18 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 21 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 24, 2017 | Humberto Fontova
    “Now that I am your President, America will expose the crimes of the Castro regime and stand with the Cuban people in their struggle for freedom….For nearly six decades, the Cuban people have suffered under communist domination. To this day, Cuba is ruled by the same people who killed tens of thousands of their own citizens, who sought to spread their repressive and failed ideology throughout our hemisphere, and who once tried to host enemy nuclear weapons 90 miles from our shores.” (President Donald Trump, June 16, 2017.)In a vicious sucker punch to the Fake News Media and Deep...