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  • Dump Donald Trump crusade: African Americans could learn from the Hispanics

    07/04/2015 5:57:10 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 34 replies
    The Examiner ^ | July 4, 2015 | Anthony Ogbo, Houston City Hall Examiner
    Indomitable Donald Trump, the pompously outspoken American business mogul, investor, and television personality who recently announced his bid for the 2016 presidential race candidate has finally met his waterloo, and it was not about Barack Obama. His bigmouth has finally landed him in a provocative political terrain – trouncing a presidential ambition that has only been announced. Trump, a Republican presidential entrant was announcing his readiness last month when he made some horrible remarks about Mexicans. His comments were obviously offensive. He said in part that “When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending their best. They’re sending people that...
  • USAF axes July 4 show over security

    07/03/2015 10:59:14 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 9 replies
    lep.co.uk ^ | 04 July 2015 | lep
    The US Air Force has cancelled an Independence Day event at a UK base over security concerns. The Red Arrows had been due to perform today at RAF Feltwell in Norfolk, during a two-day public event hosted by USAF members based at RAF Lakenheath and RAF Mildenhall.
  • 2015 Hollister (CA) Freedom Rally pix

    07/03/2015 6:30:02 PM PDT · by martin_fierro · 12 replies
    7/3/15 | marty
    Some of what we saw today at the Hollister CA Motorcycle Rally
  • The Insiders: Which 2016 GOP candidate has the best hair?

    07/03/2015 8:33:38 AM PDT · by PROCON · 11 replies
    WAPO ^ | July 2, 2015 | Ed Rogers
    As Americans get ready to celebrate the Fourth of July, there is a lot to think about. The prospect of nuclear war is growing, federal authorities have issued a warning about the possibility of a terror attack, the Islamic State is on the march and everyone is waiting for the outcome of the referendum on economic matters in Greece. And, with the GOP field of presidential candidates filling out, it seems to be as good a time as any to pause and reflect on what everybody is really thinking about. To wit: Which 2016 Republican candidate has the best hair?
  • Fourth of July 2025

    07/03/2015 6:19:51 AM PDT · by shoff · 16 replies
    07/03/2015 | Steven Hoffman
    I awoke with a start at the loud noise. I thought it might be early revilers when I realized it was just my tenants stomping their displeasure at the lack of hot water. I had hoped to be able to sleep later on my day off from my rotating shift at the Rite-Aid medical clinic. As my mind began to clear I realized today was the Fourth of July. In my youth it was known as Independence Day. Since it was removed from the list of federal holidays for its racist past not many people find reasons to celebrate. Even...
  • Analysis: Egypt is Losing Its War Against ISIS in Sinai

    07/02/2015 11:13:43 AM PDT · by lbryce · 16 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | July 2, 2015 | YOSSI MELMAN
    Wednesday's terror attack was the largest ever carried out by the Sinai Province, Islamic State's Egyptian affiliate, since it began its fight against the government in Cairo some four years ago. It also marked the most painful blow suffered by the Egyptian military in its war on extremist Islamist terror, which it is bent on eradicating. It was a well-planned attack, carried out by dozens of ISIS operatives in northern Sinai, and the explosions and weapons fire were heard loud and clear in Israel. Amid concerns that ISIS may try to spread their attacks in the direction of Israel -...
  • When it Comes to Israel, Drunk Nixon is Better than Sober Obama

    07/02/2015 6:28:50 AM PDT · by lbryce · 10 replies
    Washington free Beacon ^ | July 1, 2015 | Roger Stone
    President Richard Nixon was drunk during the height of the 1973 Yom Kippur War, according to veteran journalist Tim Weiner writing for Politico magazine. Weiner’s book, One Man Against the World: The Tragedy of Richard Nixon, makes the charge. The former New York Times reporter claims that a call recorded by Henry Kissinger proves Nixon was drunk on the fifth day of the crisis after Egypt and Syria launched a surprise attack on Israel which caught their Intelligence agency by surprise. It became clear in the hours after the 1973 Yom Kippur attack that the Arabs had surprised Israeli forces...
  • NASA’s New Horizons Spacecraft Stays the Course to Pluto

    07/01/2015 9:40:11 PM PDT · by lbryce · 15 replies
    NASA ^ | July 1, 2015 | Staff
    NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft is getting a final “all clear” as it speeds closer to its historic July 14 flyby of Pluto and the dwarf planet’s five moons. After seven weeks of detailed searches for dust clouds, rings, and other potential hazards, the New Horizons team has decided the spacecraft will remain on its original path through the Pluto system instead of making a late course correction to detour around any hazards. Because New Horizons is traveling at 30,800 mph (49,600 kph), a particle as small as a grain of rice could be lethal. “We’re breathing a collective sigh of...
  • Bill Clinton’s Brazilian Adventure:Bill Incommunicado In the Land of Carnival (2009)

    07/01/2015 8:29:24 PM PDT · by lbryce · 11 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | July 1, 2015 | Andrew Stiles
    Hillary Clinton made multiple unsuccessful attempts to reach Bill Clinton by phone during the former president’s 2009 trip to Brazil, where he was giving the keynote speech at an ethanol summit hosted by the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association. The batch of emails released by the State Department late Tuesday included the following exchange from June 4, 2009. It raises questions, such as: “What else are the Clintons hiding?”
  • Cuba Just Eliminated HIV Transmission between Mother & Baby

    07/01/2015 6:52:30 PM PDT · by lbryce · 28 replies
    Quarks and Quasars ^ | July 1, 2015 | Posted By: Jolene Creighton
    Thirty years ago, HIV was a death sentence. But not any more. The World Health Organisation has just confirmed that Cuba has become the first country in the world to effectively eliminate mother-to-baby transmission of HIV. Notably, they also state that they have eliminated the transmission of syphilis. Director general of the WHO, Margaret Chan, stated that the advancements made as a result of this breakthrough simply cannot be overstated, calling it, “one of the greatest public health achievements possible.” She told the press, “this is a major victory in our long fight against HIV and sexually transmitted infections, and...
  • Miss USA Pageant Showcase of Beauties Without a Network (NBC Trumps Trump for Political Reasons)

    07/01/2015 10:52:33 AM PDT · by lbryce · 14 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 30, 2015 | Staff
    Original title:Miss USA Pageant Showcase of Beauties Without a Network Video Miss USA organizers scrambling to find a TV home after NBC parts ways with Donald Trump. Is it fair for contestants to be punished over politics?
  • Everyone Who Changed Their Facebook Photos To Rainbow Just Got DUPED

    06/30/2015 6:43:28 PM PDT · by Morgana · 58 replies
    conservativepost.com ^ | june 30, 2015 | am
    Over a million people changed their facebook profile pictures to a rainbow filter in support of gay marriage. New reports reveal that the “Celebrate Pride” tool may not have been the best idea… According to Daily Mail, this tool was actually Facebook’s way of performing psychological testing on their users. Cesar Hidalgo wrote on Facebook yesterday. “The question is, how long will it take for people to change their profile pictures back to normal.”
  • Michelle Obama Touts Her Own Independence: I Made 'My Own Choices About My Body'

    06/30/2015 1:30:02 PM PDT · by PROCON · 65 replies
    weeklystandard ^ | June 29, 2015 | DANIEL HALPER
    First Lady Michelle Obama is thankful for her life. At the More magazine Impact Awards at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., the first lady credits her good life--and independence--to education. "Growing up -- and I remind these girls all the time -- I wasn’t any smarter, I wasn’t more talented than they are. But instead of having to work to support my family, or being married off to a grown man and forced to bear children before I was ready, I got to go to school so I could support myself, so I could make my own choices about my...
  • Hillary Clinton Lives the High Life While Unpaid Staffers Struggle to Survive

    06/30/2015 6:23:33 AM PDT · by lbryce · 14 replies
    Washington Beacon ^ | June 29, 2015 | Andrew Stiles
    The Hillary Clinton campaign likes to brag about its frugal ways, but this austere philosophy is not applied consistently. Campaign manager John Podesta may take the bus every now and then, but the Clinton campaign is more than happy to pick up the rent tab for Hillary’s personal office in Manhattan and to shell out for a private jet to make sure Hillary doesn’t have to interact with any commoners before giving a speech on social inequality. Meanwhile, the campaign has developed a fondness for unpaid interns, and is increasingly hesitant to pay even experienced employees who have previously held...
  • The Trails of All Modern Social Activism Lead Back To The White House….

    06/28/2015 6:34:50 AM PDT · by Ray76 · 5 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | Jun 28, 2015 | Sundance
    Obama told everyone his intent was to “fundamentally change” the United States of America. This outline is simply going to point out a couple of visible footprints, amid the dozens possible, and show how all the modern activism stems from, and traces back to, the Obama White House. Black Lives Matter, or BLM, stemmed from a social justice group [] containing some of the same members of, “The Dream Defenders“, or TDD. TDD was mostly visible in Tallahassee Florida occupying the capitol following the Zimmerman trial. The 2013 Dream Defenders failed [] as the FL legislature rebuked their attempts to...
  • This Will Be the World's Largest Plane

    06/28/2015 3:54:54 AM PDT · by lbryce · 18 replies
    Popular Mechanics ^ | February 26, 2015 | John Wenz
    The first images of the Stratolaunch airplane system have emerged, courtesy of KGET in Bakersfield, and the thing is just as massive we imagined. Bringing the enormous aircraft to fruition is not a done deal, but it's a good sign that the incredible build is under way. Once finished, the behemoth plane will have a 385-foot wingspan, making it the largest aircraft ever. It's not designed as a passenger plane, though. Backer Paul Allen (he of Microsoft fame) has bigger plans in mind: space launches. The Stratolaunch will fly to a high altitude before deploying a rocket that will detach,...
  • Caribbean Governments Should Defend Black Americans!

    06/27/2015 4:42:28 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    teleSUR ^ | June 22, 2015 | David Comissiong
    The critical importance of the United Nations International Decade For People of African Descent becomes more and more apparent with each passing day! The Charleston massacre which occurred last week at the African Methodist Episcopal Church in South Carolina, is case in point. Nine African- American women, men and children were brutally shot to death by a white man. This latest genocidal outrage comes at a time when right-thinking people all over the world are expressing shock and horror at the phenomenon of White American police officers callously killing literally hundreds of unarmed Black-American men and women, and the U.S....
  • The Course of Empire: Thomas Cole's Warning to America

    06/27/2015 7:34:46 AM PDT · by Joe 6-pack · 36 replies
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tA2bnof3-D8 ^ | February 9, 2012 | Robb Bomboy
    "Thomas Cole, America's premier landscape painter of the 1820's and 1830's, constructed the idea for his series, The Course of Empire, from a variety of influences. He began his intense study of Europe and its art in 1829 by sailing to England, where he met and talked with influential artists such as J.M.W. Turner and John Martin. He studied the works of those artists and others in the British galleries of the time. Scholars recognize today that those artists' influence upon him was strikingly pervasive. Cole also felt the perishability of man's works when he traveled in Europe and saw...
  • "Pop" - a poem by Barack Obama

    06/27/2015 7:25:14 AM PDT · by Ray76 · 21 replies
    Library of Congress ^ | Barack Obama
    Sitting in his seat, a seat broad and broken In, sprinkled with ashes, Pop switches channels, takes another Shot of Seagrams, neat, and asks What to do with me, a green young man Who fails to consider the Flim and flam of the world, since Things have been easy for me; I stare hard at his face, a stare That deflects off his brow; I’m sure he’s unaware of his Dark, watery eyes, that Glance in different directions, And his slow, unwelcome twitches, Fail to pass. I listen, nod, Listen, open, till I cling to his pale, Beige T-shirt, yelling,...
  • Hello class, welcome to our mosque

    06/26/2015 2:56:14 PM PDT · by PROCON · 9 replies
    onenewsnow ^ | June 26, 2015 | Bill Bumpas
    A network of pastors is expressing concern about the ongoing influence of Islam into local communities, most recently a public school in Pennsylvania. The American Pastors Network points to a recent workshop in Lebanon, where 50 public school educators visited a local mosque to learn about the Islamic religion - all at taxpayers' expense. Pennsylvania pastor Gary Dull, an American Pastors Network board member, says that's just one example of how Islamic ideology is creeping into classrooms and local governments across America.
  • Obama: Country Must Fight ‘Impulse to Call Johnny Back for a Job Interview But Not Jamal’

    06/26/2015 2:34:18 PM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 47 replies
    PJ Tatler ^ | 6-26-2015 | Bridget Johnson
    (snip) But, the president continued, “I don’t think God wants us to stop there” at just taking flags down. “Perhaps it causes us to examine what we’re doing to cause some of our children to hate. Perhaps it softens hearts towards those lost young men, tens and tens of thousands caught up in the criminal-justice system and lead us to make sure that that system’s not infected with bias, that we embrace changes in how we train and equip our police so that the bonds of trust between law enforcement and the communities they serve make us all safer and...
  • Vanity. Should we chip in and fund someone to investigate Chief Justice Roberts and John Boehner?

    06/26/2015 5:16:28 AM PDT · by saminfl · 24 replies
    self | 06/26/15 | self
    We need to put our own pressure on these people and others like them.
  • Top Democrat – Who May Serve Prison Time for His Role in IRS Scandal – Calls on Congress to End..

    06/25/2015 8:09:19 PM PDT · by PROCON · 37 replies
    thegatewaypundit ^ | June 25, 2015 | Jim Hoft
    Democrat Leader Elijah Cummings Could Face Prison Time for his Illegal Attacks on on a Voters Rights Group– Today Cummings called on Congress to end its IRS investigation. Last April House Oversight Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) released a report implicating Democrat Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) in colluding with the IRS and Lois Lerner against the nonpartisan voters rights group “True the Vote.” Catherine Engelbrecht, the founder of “True the Vote,” testified before Congress in February. She was targeted by FBI, IRS, ATF, and OSHA after she filed for tax exempt status for her voters rights group. Engelbrecht said this during...
  • ‘The View’s’ Whoopi Goldberg Takes on O’Reilly Racism Claim: ‘Let’s Not Pretend That It’s Not There’

    06/25/2015 2:05:57 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies
    The Wrap ^ | June 25, 2015 | Tim Kenneally
    ABC panel show’s co-host also wonders whether Diddy’s son was treated unfairly by UCLA coaches before the mogul’s campus arrest.Whoopi Goldberg and her cohorts on “The View” took on Fox News personality Bill O’Reilly on Thursday’s episode of the ABC talk show, cautioning the “O’Reilly Factor” host not to sidestep the prevalence of racism in America. The conversation was sparked by a clip of O’Reilly telling a guest, “Most Americans are not racist.” While the “View” panel by and large — gasp! — agreed with O’Reilly, Goldberg warned that denying the extent of racism’s impact in the United States would...
  • EXPUNGING WOODROW WILSON FROM OFFICIAL PLACES OF HONOR

    06/25/2015 12:14:40 PM PDT · by lbryce · 31 replies
    Instapundit ^ | June 25, 2015 | Glenn Reynolds
    Now that we are expunging the legacy of past racism from official places of honor, we should next remove the name Woodrow Wilson from public buildings and bridges. Wilson’s racist legacy — in his official capacity as President — is undisputed. In The long-forgotten racial attitudes and policies of Woodrow Wilson, Boston University historian William R. Keylor provides a useful summary: [On March 4th, 1913] *SNIP* Washington was flooded with revelers from the Old Confederacy, whose people had long dreamed of a return to the glory days of Washington, Jefferson, Madison, and Monroe, when southern gentlemen ran the country. Rebel...
  • Please Explain Confederate Pride to Me

    06/25/2015 6:46:03 AM PDT · by PROCON · 93 replies
    americanthinker ^ | June 25, 2015 | Carole Jackson
    I am a 60-something Caucasian Yankee, born and raised in Michigan. My mother was British. My father was the first in his Canadian-immigrant family born in the USA. I have lived in North Carolina for almost 40 years, longer than my next door neighbors who were born and raised here. I understand a lot about the South, except for one thing: The pride in the Confederacy, its history and symbols. I do understand the reverence for General Robert E. Lee. I share it. He was a great general and a good and great man. He could have fought on but...
  • ‘The View’s’ Rosie Perez Calls Out Ted Cruz for Dodging Confederate Flag Issue (Video)

    06/23/2015 7:14:15 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 44 replies
    The Wrap ^ | June 23, 2015 | Tony Maglio
    “It is really sad that it took nine beautiful lives to make people wake up,” Perez says.The women of “The View” took a united stand Tuesday over the issue of the Confederate flag still being flown at the South Carolina state capitol building, despite last week’s Charleston church massacre. The panelists praised South Carolina Governor Nikki Hailey, the state’s Senator Lindsey Graham and Walmart corporation, for publicly calling for the flag to finally be retired. Rosie Perez was particularly vocal about the situation on the ABC daytime talker. “I think it is really sad that it took nine beautiful lives...
  • Sorry, Josh Earnest, But The Second Amendment Isn’t About Hunting

    06/23/2015 6:36:09 AM PDT · by PROCON · 28 replies
    thefederalist ^ | June 23, 2015 | Sean Davis
    Following last week’s shooting in Charleston, White House press secretary Josh Earnest implied during his daily press briefing that Americans don’t need to own weapons that aren’t used for hunting. “You don’t need an assault rifle to go hunting,” Earnest said. “It’s not part of your family heritage.” SNIP------------------------------------- For starters, I’m not sure Earnest understands what an assault rifle is. The term “assault rifle” is not a catch-all to describe any gun you think is scary; it actually has a very specific meaning. The term “assault rifle” is almost always used to describe a selective fire weapon designed for...
  • Hillary Clinton’s Hardest Choice (ANALYSIS)

    06/22/2015 2:52:05 PM PDT · by lbryce · 5 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | June , 2015 | Andrew Stiles
    Girth is Worth Bubbah.You got the gun I asked for? This place ain't safe at night. Hillary Clinton has faced a lot of “hard choices” over the course of her politically themed ascent to extraordinary wealth. And few have been more harrowing than the one she faces now: Where to take her summer vacation? The Clintons have summered in the Hamptons over the last several years. They typically spend about $200,000 (a little less than one hour’s pay on the speaking circuit) to rent out a beachfront mansion for the month of August. However, last year they downsized, opting for...
  • Obamacare: Mark Halperin Apologizes to Republicans For Believing White House on Gruber

    06/22/2015 11:50:35 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 10 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | June 22, 2015 | P.J. Gladnick
    Are you so gullible as to place your faith in the credibility of the current White House? If so, you might have to find yourself end up eating crow and apologizing to the skeptics for your gullibility as happened to Bloomberg Politics managing editor Mark Halperin on Morning Joe today. Halperin's apology came on the heels of a report yesterday in the Wall Street Journal that despite previous White House denials, it actually had quite extensive contacts with Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber.Here are some of the details that made Halperin feel foolish for placing his blind faith in the White House:
  • "Felony" Clinton - She Ain't No Ways Tired Of Committing Felonies

    06/21/2015 4:13:19 PM PDT · by kiryandil · 5 replies
    June 21, 2015 | moi
    "Felony" Clinton ain't no ways tired of committing felonies - and she can't wait to do it some on our dime, as Felon-In-Chief. A felony or fourteen a day keeps the Vast Right Wing Conspiracy away! I know the FBI is real busy with all that Cardinals/Astros baseball computer hacking stuff, but when are they going to bring felony obstruction of justice charges over the email server thingee? Or is she too powerful for them to apply the law to her actions?
  • Two cities two different responses(vanity)

    06/21/2015 2:42:17 PM PDT · by BBell · 1 replies
    6/21/15
    I posted an article yesterday and I was surprised how the police chief was praised here for what he said. So I looked up New York City and their police chief and mayor's response compared to New Orleans.New York Mayor:"When a police officer is murdered, it tears at the foundation of our society," the mayor said. "It is an attack on the very concept of decency.""It is an attack on all of us," he said. "It is an attack on everything we hold dear."New Orleans Mayor:"This despicable, cowardly act represents the lowest of the low," said New Orleans Mayor Mitch...
  • On the U.S. Navy’s Wish List: More Boeing Fighter Jets

    06/21/2015 10:04:47 AM PDT · by lbryce · 13 replies
    Fortune ^ | March 28, 2015 | Clay Dillow
    Concerns about a naval ‘fighter gap’ and F-35 program failures could help extend Boeing’s fighter jet production line. As the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program continues to accrue criticism over cost and schedule overruns and missed milestones, the U.S. Navy is looking to an old standby—the Boeing-built F/A-18 Super Hornet—to plug potential holes in its airborne fleet. The Navy’s unfunded “wish list,” headed to lawmakers’ desks this week, includes 12 Boeing-built F/A-18 fighter jets alongside eight Lockheed Martin F-35Cs. Each purchase would be worth roughly $1 billion for the companies—if Congress decides to fund them. That’s great news for Boeing...
  • Barack Obama's Third Term?

    06/21/2015 9:11:15 AM PDT · by PROCON · 60 replies
    americanthinker ^ | June 21, 2015 | Ken Blackwell & Bob Morrison
    The best line President Obama delivered in his 2015 State of the Union Address was not one written for him by his speechwriters. When he said he would not be on the ballot again, Republicans who had just taken over both Houses of Congress stood and applauded. Good naturedly, but with a bit of sarcasm, Mr. Obama reminded his opponents that he won both times he was on the national ballot. He was the first Democrat since Franklin D. Roosevelt to achieve back-to-back election victories. We need to acknowledge that he is a formidable political actor. He has defied the...
  • Why does President Obama criticize the Supreme Court so much?

    06/21/2015 8:43:31 AM PDT · by PROCON · 26 replies
    wapo ^ | June 20, 2015 | Greg Jaffe
    President Obama seemed to relish the chance to take yet another swipe at the Supreme Court justices who were deliberating a case that could determine the fate of his landmark health-care law. “This should be an easy case,” he said earlier this month regarding the latest legal showdown over the Affordable Care Act. “Frankly, it probably shouldn’t even have been taken up.” This time the president was taking questions from reporters at a recent summit of world leaders in Germany. The case before the court would decide whether millions of Americans who receive tax subsidies to buy health insurance on...
  • Only white people can save themselves from racism and white supremacism

    06/20/2015 5:13:04 PM PDT · by PROCON · 87 replies
    washingtonpost ^ | June 19, 2015 | Baynard Woods
    I am white. I was born and raised in South Carolina, a state to which my grandmother’s family came in the 1600s. They owned slaves. Part of her family were Pinckneys, which means that someone in my family may have owned someone in the family of the Rev. Clementa Pinckney, who was killed in the terrorist attack on Charleston’s Emmanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church Wednesday night. Those same people who owned his ancestors were likely involved in, or at least aware of, the suppression first of the Stono rebellion in 1739 — which resulted in mass executions and the placement...
  • The Confederate Flag In Every State, In Every Form, Must. Come. Down.

    06/20/2015 2:54:05 PM PDT · by PROCON · 159 replies
    Time ^ | June 20, 2015 | J. Richard Cohen
    J. Richard Cohen is president of the Southern Poverty Law Center Exactly whose heritage does it celebrate? Following the church shooting this week, South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley offered powerful words of healing and said the “people of South Carolina need us to come together and be strong.” But at the same time the state’s citizens are being urged to “come together,” the state continues to display a divisive symbol — the Confederate flag — outside the state Capitol. Reacting to calls to remove it, Sen. Lindsey Graham said the flag “is part of who we are.”His answer makes...
  • Judge reopens FOIA case on Hillary Clinton aide Abedin (Huma)

    06/20/2015 8:23:41 AM PDT · by PROCON · 15 replies
    politico ^ | June 19, 2015 | JOSH GERSTEIN
    Reacting to the disclosure that Hillary Clinton exclusively used a private email account during her tenure as secretary of state, a federal judge agreed Friday to reopen a conservative group's Freedom of Information Act lawsuit seeking details about the employment arrangements of top Clinton aide Huma Abedin. However, U.S. District Court Judge Emmet Sullivan declined — for now — to address claims from Judicial Watch that Clinton's use of the private account and server led State Department officials to commit a fraud on the court by certifying they had turned over all responsive records.
  • (November 23, 2009) Donald Trump enters the world of multi-level marketing

    06/19/2015 9:41:50 PM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 33 replies
    AOL Daily Finance ^ | November 23, 2009 | Zac Bissonnette
    What happens when you combine one of the world's most ridiculed business personalities with one of the world's most ridiculed business models?The Trump Network, the new Donald Trump-branded multi-level marketing business that is "designed to make people healthier with customized vitamins and nutritional supplements, and to encourage individuals to become entrepreneurs and to take control of their financial well-being."In an e-mail, Trump told The Associated Press that The Trump Network is his "rescue and recovery program" for people who have been hit hard by the recession. If you do want to join the Trump Network, you can start with just...
  • Rate of Firearm Homicide Change Over The Past Few Decades (1981-2010)

    06/19/2015 3:02:11 PM PDT · by lbryce · 2 replies
    https://plus.google.com/ ^ | June 19, 2015 | Darrin - Iron Patriot - Walker
  • Why so many killers are male

    06/18/2015 3:19:41 PM PDT · by PROCON · 42 replies
    CNN ^ | June 18, 2015 | James Garbarino
    (CNN)—It looks like it has happened again. A young male has allegedly killed. In this case it is nine people at a church in South Carolina. Anyone who is paying attention hears the news and thinks, "Here we go again." But why? After spending 20 years interviewing killers as a psychological expert witness in murder cases I have some thoughts about this. Males are disproportionately over-represented in the ranks of America's killers -- about 90%, in fact. Why is that? Some of it appears to lie in the biological vulnerability of males. About 30% of males (versus 9% of females)...
  • Michelle Obama: I Won't Slow Down in 'Final Stretch as First Lady'

    06/18/2015 1:07:57 PM PDT · by PROCON · 75 replies
    weeklystandard.com ^ | June 17, 2015 | DANIEL HALPER
    Michelle Obama pledges not to slow down, despite the fact her second and final term as first lady is winding down. She made the comments in an interview with an Italian publication touting her Let's Move health initiative. The publication asked, "You just celebrated the fifth anniversary of your initiative “Let’s Move!” What are the best results you have achieved and the next goals?" "Through Let’s Move! we have started a new conversation about how we eat and live in the U.S., and the results we’ve seen are beyond anything we could ever have imagined. 1.6 million kids are now...
  • 25 Things We Did as Kids That Would Get Someone Arrested Today(Police State)

    06/18/2015 4:59:59 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 45 replies
    Activist Post ^ | 06/18/15 | Daisy Luther
    With all of the ridiculous new regulations, coddling, and societal mores that seem to be the norm these days, it’s a miracle those of us over 30 survived our childhoods. Teach your children to be independent this summer. We didn’t get trophies just for showing up. We were forced, yes, forced – to do actual work and no one called protective services. And we gained something from all of this. Our independence. Do you really think that children who are terrified by someone pointing his finger and saying “bang” are going to lead the revolution against tyranny? No, they will...
  • How climate change deniers got it right — but very wrong (Now at 99.9% "consensus")

    06/17/2015 6:56:40 AM PDT · by PROCON · 32 replies
    msnbc ^ | June 16, 2015 | Tony Dokoupil
    It turns out the climate change deniers were right: There isn’t 97% agreement among climate scientists. The real figure? It’s not lower, but actually higher.
  • Black Mob Violence In Swimming Pools. A Long History

    06/16/2015 7:26:07 AM PDT · by PROCON · 54 replies
    americanthinker ^ | June 16, 2015 | Colin Flaherty
    The Washington Post wasted no time in explaining why 200 black people at a private pool in McKinney, Texas attacked members of the club, bullied their children, destroyed their property, and assaulted their security guard when he invited them to leave. White racism. “America’s swimming pools have a long, sad, racist history,” intoned the Post a few days after the now infamous episode of aquatic black mob violence. “They’ve long been contested spaces where we express prejudices that otherwise remain unspoken.” The Post columnist, Jeff Wiltse, knows all about that because of all the bad things that happened 80-90 years...
  • Garish Tastes, Awful Hair: Donald Trump Is America (Love him or hate him, 11:00 AM today)

    06/16/2015 4:23:33 AM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 27 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | 06.16.155:25 AM ET June 16th 2015 | P. J. O'Rourke
    The Drumpf Administration? -- He’s the king of bad taste in a country that loves bad taste. And all the candidates (him included) are pygmies anyway. Go, Donald! Who are these jacklegs, highbinders, wirepullers, mountebanks, swellheads, buncombe spigots, boodle artists, four-flushers, and animated cuspidors offering themselves as worthy of the nation’s highest office? Do they take us voters for fools? Of course. But are they also deluded? Are they also insane? Are they under an illusion that they have the qualities to make a good or even adequate president? Do they imagine they possess even one such quality? http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2015/06/16/garish-tastes-awful-hair-donald-trump-is-america.html
  • Let's hear for Al Jolson!!!!!(vanity)

    06/15/2015 5:30:43 PM PDT · by BBell · 21 replies
    Al Jolson!!!!!! The first white person that I know of to make money off of being transracial!!!!
  • Most Americans Expect a Long, Hot Summer of Racial Unrest. Moynihan Would Not Be Surprised.

    06/15/2015 7:43:12 AM PDT · by PROCON · 35 replies
    nationalreview ^ | June 14, 2015 | John Fund
    It’s hard to get 96 percent of people to agree on anything, but last month’s Wall Street Journal/NBC poll found that 96 percent of those surveyed believe we are in for a summer of racial unrest. In the wake of Ferguson and Baltimore, it’s time for some reflection on how we got here. This year marks two significant anniversaries. In August 1965, the Watts riots broke out in Los Angeles, leading to 34 deaths and $300 million in property damage. Coming after the passage of well-intentioned Great Society welfare programs, the riots made clear that government spending wasn’t going to...
  • Spike to Cut Clint Eastwood’s Caitlyn Jenner Joke from Guys’ Choice Awards Telecast

    06/14/2015 1:12:49 PM PDT · by lbryce · 26 replies
    Variety ^ | June 8, 2015 | Alex Stedman
    It looks like Spike TV didn’t find Clint Eastwood’s joke about Caitlyn Jenner during the Guys’ Choice Awards taping on Saturday very funny. A rep for the male-centered network said the reference will be cut from the telecast. “We will remove the reference in the version that will air,” David Schwarz, Spike TV senior vice president of communications, said in a statement. During the taping, while presenting “San Andreas” star Dwayne Johnson with a special award, Eastwood compared Johnson to other athletes-turned-actors like “Jim Brown and Caitlyn Somebody.” Caitlyn Jenner, formerly known as Bruce Jenner, made her debut as a...
  • Remember When Hillary Defended Marriage as a Sacred Bond Between a Man and a Woman?

    06/14/2015 12:25:38 PM PDT · by lbryce · 12 replies
    Ring of Fire ^ | June 14,2015 | Staff
    As of right now, Hillary is saying that she thinks that gay marriage is alright. Earlier this year a spokesperson for the Clinton campaign said, “Hillary Clinton supports marriage equality and hopes the Supreme Court will come down on the side of same-sex couples being guaranteed that constitutional right.” That’s not the same Hillary from back in her days as a Senator from New York. Watch Hillary give this full-on defense of marriage as a sacred bond between a man and a woman.