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  • Laurence Fishburne’s mother says she’s facing eviction

    03/30/2015 4:14:31 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 22 replies
    nypost.com ^ | march 30, 2015 | andrea peyser
    Laurence Fishburne, call your mother. I hate to be the one to break the news. But the woman who gave life to the talented actor, who said she emptied her retirement savings account so her only child would grow into a star, director, producer and playwright, claims she’s down on her luck. Hattie Crawford Fishburne, 80, told me that, unable to pay the rent for several months, she’s received written notice informing her she’ll be evicted from her Los Angeles apartment Tuesday. And she said she can’t reach her wealthy son, with whom she last spoke more than a year...
  • Epitaph for a Senator

    03/30/2015 4:10:10 PM PDT · by Don Corleone · 1 replies
    Sen. Flake Az. | 3/30/15 | Sen. Flake
    Thank you for contacting me about the letter sent by Republican Senators to the leadership in Iran regarding a nuclear agreement. As you know, on March 9, 2015, 47 Republican Senators sent a letter to the leaders of Iran addressing a prospective agreement on Iran's nuclear program. In the letter, the cosigners advised that Congress could revoke any agreement reached with Iran. I did not sign this letter. While I believe that Congress should have a say on any agreement – after all, Congress will need to repeal the sanctions from which Iran seeks relief as part of an agreement...
  • Knife attack kills Bangladesh blogger

    03/30/2015 1:00:47 PM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 3 replies
    Radio New Zealand ^ | 3-31-2015 | bbc
    Washiqur Rahman was attacked close to his home in Dhaka's Begunbari area, a police official told AFP news agency. Two students at an Islamic seminary have reportedly been arrested. Last month, Avijit Roy, a US-based writer who had criticised religious intolerance, was killed in a machete attack while he was visiting Dhaka. His death sparked fresh concerns for freedom of speech in Bangladesh, where several secular-minded writers have been targeted by militants. Mr Rahman was killed on a busy street in Dhaka. Two of the suspected attackers, armed with meat cleavers, were caught near the scene. The suspects told police...
  • Bernanke speaks: Interest rates could rise

    03/30/2015 11:31:33 AM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 17 replies
    cnbc ^ | 3-30-2015
    Former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke , in rare public comments on the economy, said Monday he thinks low interest rates may not be here forever. Bernanke said in a Washington, D.C., speech that downward pressure on rates would ease as economic recovery in Europe and better growth in emerging markets take hold. "The implications are from that perspective that the downward pressure on global interest rates will probably moderate somewhat, continue to moderate somewhat over time and the pressures for the trade deficit of the United States will probably moderate somewhat over time," Bernanke said. As for now, Bernanke said...
  • Elizabeth Warren Gives Presidential Podium a Test Run

    03/30/2015 10:40:00 AM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 37 replies
    weeklystandard.com ^ | 3/30/15 | DANIEL HALPER
    Elizabeth Warren Gives Presidential Podium a Test Run BY DANIEL HALPER Today in Massachusetts, at a ceremony for the the Edward M. Kennedy Institute, Senator Elizabeth Warren borrowed President Obama's lectern for a bit. Behind the lectern, Warren looked almost presidential: Many have called for Warren to enter the presidential race. This image, of her speaking behind the presidential lectern, may increase calls for her to challenge Hillary Clinton. In her remarks, Warren shared a story about how she told Kennedy to show some leadership, not just vote. Watch here:
  • James O’Keefe to host press conference addressing ISIS support at prominent southern FL University

    03/30/2015 6:23:54 AM PDT · by smokingfrog · 12 replies
    Rejoice Magazine ^ | Rejoice Mag Staff
    ADVISORY: O’Keefe to host press conference addressing ISIS support at prominent southern FL University From: Project Veritas PressAdd to Contacts Project Veritas James O’Keefe to Release New Video Uncovering Strong Support for ISIS at Prominent South Florida University Monday, March 30, 2014, 10:00am EST MEDIA ADVISORY For Immediate Release: Contact: Daniel Pollack Phone: 914-908-2321 Email: Media@projectveritas.com Last week, Project Veritas released a video exposing a Cornell University dean expressing support for a pro-ISIS club. On Monday morning, O’Keefe will be launching a second video featuring even more shocking footage, this time from a prominent south Florida university. Who: James O’Keefe...
  • Presidential hopefuls lining up S.C. operatives

    03/30/2015 3:51:05 AM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 1 replies
    Charlotte Observer ^ | 3/29/2015 | By Andrew Shain
    Call it the primary before the primary. The 2016 presidential race in South Carolina has focused so far on candidates going to fundraisers and town-hall meetings. But White House hopefuls also are doing something that might be more important – building their Palmetto State operations in hopes of capturing an early primary win. Read more here: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/politics-government/article16845179.html#storylink=cpy
  • Larry Fitzgerald [Arizona Cardinals WR] Tees It Up At Longest, Most Extreme Par-3 In The World

    03/29/2015 10:51:04 PM PDT · by zeestephen · 18 replies
    Rant Sports ^ | 28 March 2015 | Trevor Lowry
    This hole is so extreme (as if you couldn’t tell from the picture) that Fitzgerald had to use a helicopter just to get down to the green.
  • Your biggest childhood fear(s)?

    03/29/2015 9:07:05 PM PDT · by MNDude · 114 replies
    Almost everyone had something that freaked them out or downright terrified them when they were kids-- a neighbor's big dog, sleestaks on TV, or the monster in the closet? Tell your story of what most scared you as a kid.
  • Gene Saks, Tony-Winning Director of Neil Simon Hits, Dies at 93

    03/29/2015 8:18:23 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 6 replies
    The New York Times ^ | March 29, 2015 | Bruce Weber
    Gene Saks, an actor who switched to stage and film directing in midcareer, winning three Tony Awards and becoming the leading interpreter of the plays of Neil Simon, died on Saturday at his home in East Hampton, N.Y. He was 93.
  • "The Big Broadcast" Live Sunday 3/29 7-11pm est

    03/29/2015 1:06:12 PM PDT · by Vision · 26 replies
    WAMU ^ | 3/29/15 | Ed Walker
    Friends, it's Sunday night again and time to relax. Warm up the tubes for another 4 hours of classic radio Americana. Listen LiveInfo *tonight's show will be available at the "Info" link starting tomorrow.Official OTR blog of "The Big Broadcast" thread: http://kallmansalley.com/
  • Your Predictions: By Which Primary Will Jeb Bush Finally Bow Out And Throw Support To Ted Cruz?

    03/29/2015 12:21:57 PM PDT · by Cruz_West_Paul2016 · 91 replies
    And unless there are any changes, this is the order. Iowa, New Hampshire,Colorado,Minnesota,New York,Utah.Then from Feb.6 thru Feb.23,we have Nevada,South Carolina,North Carolina and Michigan on the 23rd. Obviously the odds of Bush even winding up in the top three are about the same as the odds of Joe Biden taking the Democrat Nomination in 2016. The far left media will probably keep Bush in the top three with their "Left Leaning Polls". Should be interesting to watch their reactions when Jeb wont even make the top four in Iowa.
  • Former 'Superman' villain rips Christopher Reeve

    03/29/2015 11:43:49 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 43 replies
    San Jose Mercury News ^ | March 27, 2015 | Tony Hicks
    A former co-star of Christopher Reeve's ripped the "Superman" actor in a recent interview, according to TMZ. Jack O'Halloran, the actor who played the mute villain Non in "Superman II," said some harsh things about his late co-star when a TMZ cameraman ran into him recently in Southern California, calling Reeve a prima donna who "believed his own publicity."
  • 'Supergoats' help Kenyan farmers adapt to climate change

    03/29/2015 11:12:32 AM PDT · by PROCON · 23 replies
    mprnews.org ^ | March 29, 2015 | Natasha Gilbert
    Villagers in a rural district of Kenya are getting a helping hoof to adapt to climate change. A newly introduced breed of "supergoat" is cutting the number of months per year that villagers in the district of Nyando go hungry. Galla goats are tough, but loving. They tolerate heat and drought and have great teeth (which means they rarely need to be culled due to worn-down chompers). The goats also produce a lot of nutritious milk and mature more quickly than the old straggly looking breeds that the Nyando farmers are used to keeping. And the females are really good...
  • Obama’s race to chaos

    03/29/2015 7:50:05 AM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 32 replies
    NY Post ^ | 3/29/15 | Michael Goodwin
    Obama’s race to chaos By Michael Goodwin If you’re confused about the Saudi Arabia-led air attacks against Islamist rebels in Yemen and can’t tell one group of head-choppers in Iraq and Syria from another, don’t despair. All you need is imagination. Close your eyes and imagine that those countries and terrorists have nuclear weapons. Imagine their barbarism going nuclear as they blow up cities, wipe out ethnic and religious groups and turn the region into cinders. Now open your eyes and realize you’ve seen the future, thanks to President Obama’s policies. It is a future that will be defined by...
  • PEW RESEARCHER: RATE OF ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT MALES IN WORKFORCE 12 PERCENT HIGHER THAN U.S.-BORN MALES

    03/29/2015 6:54:18 AM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 11 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 3/29/15 | Edwin Mora
    PEW RESEARCHER: RATE OF ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT MALES IN WORKFORCE 12 PERCENT HIGHER THAN U.S.-BORN MALES WASHINGTON, DC — An illegal immigrant male residing in the United States is more likely to be gainfully employed than a male who is a legal immigrant or U.S.-born citizen, a senior demographer at the Pew Research Center think tank told lawmakers. In 2012, the most recent year for which data is available, an estimated 91 percent of illegal immigrant males were in the workforce. This compares to 84 percent of legal immigrant men and 79 percent of U.S.-born males, Pew Research Center demographer Jeffrey...
  • Weather Underground bomber unmasked — as city schoolteacher

    03/29/2015 6:28:13 AM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 29 replies
    NY Post ^ | 3/29/15 | Gary Buiso
    Weather Underground bomber unmasked — as city schoolteacher By Gary Buiso The “bomb guru” for the terrorist group the Weather Underground never served a day in jail — but he did spend decades teaching in New York City classrooms, a new book reveals. Ronald Fliegelman built explosives for the Weather Underground, a far-left group that launched a domestic bombing campaign in the 1960s and ’70s, including one explosion inside NYPD headquarters. But when the group dissolved, Fliegelman managed to safely fade away into the square life. For 25 years, he worked as a public special-education teacher, retiring to a quiet...
  • Get Ready For Church

    03/29/2015 5:05:32 AM PDT · by knarf · 18 replies
    youtube ^ | March 29, 2015 | knarf
    I shave and bathe the night before ... Sunday morning is slow moving preparation for God to wash my brain
  • R.I.P. California (1850-2016): What We’ll Lose And Learn From The World’s First Major Water Collapse

    03/28/2015 9:10:54 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 68 replies
    Feelguide.com ^ | 3/22/2015 | FEELGUIDE
    Last week when NASA announced that California is on its death bed and has only 12 months of water left, the news hit like a punch to the gut. “Data from NASA satellites show that the total amount of water stored in the Sacramento and San Joaquin river basins — that is, all of the snow, river and reservoir water, water in soils and groundwater combined — was 34 million acre-feet below normal in 2014. That loss is nearly 1.5 times the capacity of Lake Mead, America’s largest reservoir,” writes Jay Famiglietti of NASA. Famiglietti adds: “Statewide, we’ve been dropping...
  • Prayers .. Wifey is having surgery tonite , She busted her right ankle up real good.

    03/28/2015 7:28:53 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 97 replies
    NRN | 3/28/15 | NR
    What a day! And a night to follow. Wifey busted right ankle up real good, tripped and ended up with multiple broken bones and a dislocated ankle to boot. Surgery is on for tonight 9ishPT or so. Say one for our nation too. Thanks!
  • Emerging details of possible Iranian nuclear deal draw bipartisan ire

    03/28/2015 5:56:09 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 17 replies
    Fox News ^ | 3/28/2015
    Emerging details of a possible nuclear deal with Iran have drawn sharp criticism from congressional lawmakers on both sides of the aisle, who say the U.S. and its international partners may be ceding too much as a key deadline nears. If reports are true, "then we are not inching closer to Iran’s negotiating position, but leaping toward it with both feet,” charged Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and a vocal critic of the direction of the talks. “My fear is that we are no longer guided by the principle that ‘no deal is...
  • A born performer! The incredible moment baby starts clapping in the womb

    03/28/2015 2:17:27 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 12 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 3-28-15 | Giorgina Ramazzotti
    Rhythm isn't something most babies are born with. But this one - which is yet to be born - seems to have it in abundance. In this incredible video of an ultrasound scan, the 14-week-old foetus appears to clap its hands together, as the mother sings If You're Happy And You Know It Clap Your Hands. The parents can be heard laughing in the background as the doctor then rewinds the tape to make it look like that baby was clapping along to their singing. The 15-second video that was uploaded to YouTube yesterday by Jen Cardinal, who is based...
  • RIP Louis Black (son of musician Bill Black)

    03/28/2015 1:06:08 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 4 replies
    Bill Black's son Louis Black passed away at 3AM this morning from complications from COPD. Please pray for his wife Janet and family.  Arrangements pending. If you would like to send sympathy cards, the address is: 295 Starnes Road Munford, TN 38058
  • WSJ's Dorothy Rabinowitz on Fox News today

    03/28/2015 12:02:07 PM PDT · by Eddie01 · 15 replies
    Today on Journal Editorial Report
  • Girl, 4, sneaks out, hops bus in search of 3 a.m. slushie

    03/28/2015 9:44:48 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 37 replies
    WTOP.com ^ | 03/28/2015 | Associated Press
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A 4-year-old girl has grabbed her purple raincoat, slipped out of her house at 3 a.m. and hopped a Philadelphia bus in search of a snack. Bus driver Harlan Jenifer says the girl swung her legs in a seat as she chanted, “All I want is a slushie.”
  • The Top 5 Reasons Sarah Palin Would STILL Make A Better President Than Barack Obama

    03/28/2015 9:41:51 AM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 44 replies
    Western Journalism ^ | March 27, 2015 | Steven Crowder
    4. She created jobs. During her tenure as governor, Alaska was 2nd in job growth compared to all other states. Obama’s definition of job creating is changing the definition of “unemployed.” See, you’re no longer considered “unemployed”… you just don’t care anymore. Read more at http://www.westernjournalism.com/top-5-reasons-sarah-palin-still-make-better-president-barack-obama/#O4ou4QOAXOWbKTOo.99
  • Jade Helm

    03/28/2015 9:10:54 AM PDT · by HarleyLady27 · 61 replies
    March 28, 2015 | HarleyLady27
    What do we know about Jade Helm?
  • Man drowns himself after seeing ugly bride for the first time

    03/28/2015 8:52:03 AM PDT · by Dallas59 · 78 replies
    pulse.ng ^ | 02.26.15 | pulse.ng
    Groom Kang Hu was left so disappointed after seeing his bride for the first time that he he attempted to drown himself. ‘I feel bad about what happened but when I saw her she wasn’t what I had expected and I realised she would be bad for my image,’ he said after being fished from a river.
  • What Was the WORST Movie You've Seen This Past Year?

    03/28/2015 8:16:47 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 147 replies
    Self | March 28, 2015 | PJ-Comix
    Yesterday I saw the 1999 movie, The Suburbans on the tube. It was supposed to be a comedy and I thought it might be funny because Ben Stiller was in it. How wrong I was. It was beyond horrible. It turns out that the nobody actor, Donal Lardner Ward, in the lead role also wrote and directed the movie. Fortunately almost nothing has been heard of him since. So as a public service, please list the WORST movies you've seen in the past year so we know not to waste our time on them.
  • WHO Beat Up Harry Reid?

    03/28/2015 7:47:44 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 140 replies
    Self | March 28, 2015 | PJ-Comix
    Rush Limbaugh was talking about this yesterday so WHO beat up Harry Reid? Nobody except Kool-Aid drinking liberals really believes the exercise equipment excuse. Reid did make some mumblings about suing the exercise equipment company but seems to have let that dropped. Also strange is that he never NAMED the company who made that exercise equipment. If I was similarly injured by exercise equipment I would be warning people away from the brand. So the big question is WHO beat up Harry Reid? Was it more than one person. And WHY? Also interesting is that Reid felt he needed to...
  • Vanity:Kamikaze Co-pilot "Tomato Andy"Urban Dictionary makes things clear

    03/28/2015 7:35:03 AM PDT · by CGASMIA68 · 40 replies
    Could understand the Tomato Andy thing assumed it was because a Tomato is actually a fruit and most don't know that. Just went to the urban Dictionary and found this. Looks like he was pissed at the world and a female locked in a guys body.....here comes the bullying narrative and it was everyone else fault not his http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=tomato
  • Cities on the brink? Municipal pensions causing fiscal frailty

    03/28/2015 7:22:38 AM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 56 replies
    abc 27 news ^ | 3-27-2015 | Dennis Owens
    A shocking chart released this week shows that nine of the top ten cities have more retirees collecting pensions than current employees contributing to the fund. It’s happening in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Scranton, and Harrisburg. “It’s a major problem,” said Representative Seth Grove (R-York). “We have local governments that are on the verge of bankruptcy.” Auditor General Eugene DePasquale has been raising alarms across the state about the fiscal frailty of municipal pensions. “One-quarter of all the municipal pensions in the United States are in Pennsylvania,” DePasquale said. That’s a lot of little communities managing pension plans and DePasquale says nearly half...
  • Dining and dashing at Denny's

    03/28/2015 6:59:05 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 37 replies
    Say hello to these 3 ladies?!?!? Came into Denny's yesterday and ordered $70 in food and tried ditching their bill.... So here they are trying to leave while my mom blocks the door telling them they have a bill to pay. Lol needless to say we were all types of bitches for calling the police. All they had was $37....i post this because it hurts. This is my job do when people do this on top of not wanting to tip i make NO money. You cant be ballin on a budget.. So yes you take money from me and...
  • Federal agents raid home of Texas judge in firearms case

    03/28/2015 6:30:41 AM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 20 replies
    Star Telegram ^ | 3-28-2015 | AP
    GEORGETOWN, TEXAS Federal officers have raided the home of a veteran Central Texas judge in a firearms investigation. (Snip) Agents were seen leaving the home with some black carrying cases and other items.
  • Bill signed clearing path for Cotton presidential bid

    03/28/2015 5:17:18 AM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 18 replies
    Associated Press, news source ^ | 10:04 p.m. CDT March 27, 2015
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas has cleared the way for Republican U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton to run for re-election and president in five years, even though the freshman senator hasn't expressed any interest in a White House bid.
  • Jeffrey Tambor explains the N.W.O. and the Trilateral Commission on Barney Miller in 1981

    03/27/2015 9:56:49 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 14 replies
    Life imitating art or is it art imitating life? A conspiracy kook describing the entire N.W.O. agenda to the police who clearly thinks he’s crazy. The truth, hidden in plain sight....pretty funny
  • Two more Cosby accusers speak out

    03/27/2015 9:23:27 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 54 replies
    New York Post ^ | March 27, 2015
    Two more women came forward on Friday accusing veteran comedian Bill Cosby of drugging and sexually assaulting them decades ago, when they were in their teens.
  • Media Missiles Launched at Cruz Misfire

    03/27/2015 8:32:21 PM PDT · by massmike · 10 replies
    grasstopsusa.com ^ | 03/27/2015 | Don Feder
    Former Senator Rick Santorum tells a story about his 2012 campaign for the GOP presidential nomination. A group of deep-pocket donors called the Republican candidates to New York to be vetted. Santorum found it odd that all of the questions on social issues were directed at him. Finally he said to the donors: "Why are you only asking me about abortion and marriage? My opponents all have the same positions," to which one responded: "Yes, but you mean it." That's what scares the left and its media myrmidons the most about Ted Cruz – that he's not Romney '08, who...
  • ‘Important Evidence Found’ In Co-Pilot Andreas Lubitz’s Home

    03/27/2015 5:26:37 AM PDT · by Michael van der Galien · 46 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 03-27-2015 | Michael van der Galien
    European media report that German authorities have found “importance evidence” in Andreas Lubitz’s home. Lubitz was the co-pilot of Germanwings flight 9595, that he purposefully crashed in the French Alps. Although the German police don’t want to share any details at this moment, they say that the evidence explains why he committed this horrendous mass murder. In the meantime, it has become clear that Lubitz had serious psychological issues. He was hospitalized in a mental hospital back in 2009. When he was 27 years old, Lubitz apparently suffered from regular panic attacks. He was still being treated by a psychiatrist...
  • Spectre - Trailer (Bond 24)

    03/27/2015 7:13:54 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 15 replies
    youtube ^ | 03.27.15
    Spectre trailer
  • Two Minutes Hate at Avery Fisher Hall

    03/27/2015 7:01:06 PM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 19 replies
    rushlimbaugh.com ^ | 3/27/15 | Rush limbaugh
    Two Minutes Hate at Avery Fisher Hall BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: I am doing that which I was born to do. My name is Rush Limbaugh. I am America's Real Anchorman. I am the guy that drives the left insane. I'm the guy responsible for making them insane. I'm the guy responsible for infusing the left with an out-of-control, out-of-containment even possibility of being contained hatred -- and, for that, my friends, I have a gold star, and I take it from them. You might say, "What's Rush talking about?" I'll tell you what I'm talking about in just a second....
  • Obama heading for Florida golf vacation

    03/27/2015 6:38:17 PM PDT · by PROCON · 22 replies
    thehill.com ^ | March 27, 2015 | Jordan Fabian
    President Obama is fleeing the chilly, damp nation’s capital this weekend for the warmer climes of South Florida. Obama will travel to Palm City, Fla., on Saturday and return to Washington on Sunday. The White House has not revealed details of his trip, but local news reports say the president is expected to stay at the Floridian National Golf Club where he will hit the links. The president played a round of golf with Tiger Woods at the course in February 2013. The club’s owner is Jim Crane, a Democratic donor and owner of Major League Baseball’s Houston Astros.
  • Fed policies have cost savers $470 billion: Report

    03/27/2015 3:25:06 PM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 6 replies
    cnbc ^ | 3-26-2015 | Jeff Cox
    The Federal Reserve's efforts to stimulate the U.S. economy after the financial crisis ended up costing savers nearly half a trillion dollars in interest income, according to report released Thursday. Since the central bank dropped interest rates to near zero at the end of 2008, savers have labored under plain-vanilla bank accounts and money market funds that have yielded close to nothing. Critics have long said the Fed's quantitative easing efforts have boosted asset prices, particularly in the stock market, but exacted severe costs across other parts of the economy. In a landmark report, Swiss Re quantifies just how much...
  • Firefighter’s Account of East Village Blast: ‘Oh Man, It’s a Big One’

    03/27/2015 2:59:53 PM PDT · by proxy_user · 7 replies
    The New York Times ^ | March 27, 2015 | AL BAKER and MARC SANTORA
    Firefighter Mike Shepherd, 47, of Squad 41 in the Bronx, is a third-generation New York City firefighter, following in the path of his grandfather and great-grandfather. When there was an explosion at a building in the East Village on Thursday, he raced to the scene. This is his account. “I was having lunch at a restaurant around the corner, on Seventh Street,” Firefighter Shepherd said. He was alone and off-duty. “There was a couple. They were taking a photo. I went out and I said, ‘Would you like me to take a photo of the two of you?’ They said...
  • Hillary Clinton's Culture Of Corruption May Doom Candidacy

    03/27/2015 10:15:07 AM PDT · by raptor22 · 22 replies
    IBD EDITORIALS ^ | March 27, 2015 | IBD EDITORIALS
    candal: Hillary's emails may be only the tip of an iceberg that could include Clinton Foundation donations to shield Boko Haram from being designated a terrorist group and her brother's involvement in a Haitian gold mine. We doubt Team Hillary was thrilled or her critics surprised Tuesday when the Inspector General for the Department of Homeland Security named Mrs. Clinton's brother, Tony Rodham, in a report about a firm that allegedly received preferential treatment from the Obama administration. The firm, Gulf Coast Funds Management, with Tony Rodham listed as its chief executive, allegedly benefited from what the report says was...
  • Obama Administration Scandal Bracketology

    03/27/2015 12:43:33 PM PDT · by PROCON · 6 replies
    legalinsurrection.com ^ | March 27, 2015 | Casey Breznick
    President Barack Obama’s administration has been one rife with scandals. Some pertain directly to the President himself and his own actions–like the recent immigration executive order that some say unconstitutionally side-stepped Congress–and some to members of his administration, like the targeting of conservative groups by the IRS and the Secret Service’s series of embarrassments. So in the spirit of March Madness and NCAA bracketology, I crafted an Obama Administration Scandal Bracket, originally published at The Cornell Review.
  • 49ers Waive OL Jonathan Martin After 1 Season With Team

    03/27/2015 12:32:07 PM PDT · by zeestephen · 1 replies
    MSN.com ^ | 26 March 2015
    The Niners acquired Martin last March in a deal with Miami. Martin had left the Dolphins in October 2013 after accusing teammate Richie Incognito of bullying...Martin started seven games at right tackle last season in place of injured Anthony Davis. He struggled in that role and allowed 7 1/2 sacks
  • Supreme Court decision a 'victory for pregnant women' in workplace

    03/27/2015 11:31:24 AM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 12 replies
    Peggy Young, a pregnant mother, was a driver for UPS. Though other workers received a “lighter duty” accommodation for conditions like sprained ankles, Ms. Young was denied an accommodation during her pregnancy, in violation of the federal PDA. Ms. Young lost in the two lower courts, and today the United States Supreme Court reversed their decisions in favor of Ms. Young. Ironically, during the course of the legal action, UPS changed its policy to grant “light-duty” to pregnant employees. The case drew widespread attention as pro-life advocates agreed with abortion supporters that pregnant women deserved protection in the workplace.
  • More people moved away from Illinois last year than any other state

    03/27/2015 11:00:59 AM PDT · by Beave Meister · 31 replies
    WBEZ 91.5 ^ | 3/26/2015 | Susie An
    Illinois had the biggest decrease in population according to a new report from the Census Bureau. Between July 1, 2013 to July 1, 2014, the state lost 9,972 people. On the other end, Texas saw the largest population increase adding more than 450,000 people during that time. Cook County saw a very slight decrease in population. It’s one of four counties with a population of more than 1 million to experience a decrease. Others include industrial counties like Wayne County, Michigan; Cuyahoga, Ohio; and Allegheny, Pennsylvania. The rate of people leaving Cook County for other counties has been increasing since...
  • Anti-Common Core amendment passes Senate vote

    03/27/2015 9:13:26 AM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 7 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 3-27-2015 | JASON RUSSELL
    An anti-Common Core budget amendment passed a Senate vote Thursday, allowing states to opt-out of the educational standards without penalty from the federal government. The amendment would also prohibit the federal government from "mandating, incentivizing, or coercing" states into adopting Common Core or any other standards, instructional content, curricula, assessments, or instruction programs.