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  • Ohio State attacker blamed media for portrayal of Muslims

    11/28/2016 4:52:12 PM PST · by ErikJohnsky · 56 replies
    New York Post ^ | 11/28 | David K. Li and Yaron Steinbuch
    A Somali refugee and Ohio State University student plowed his car into a group of people on campus Monday and slashed them with a butcher knife — and police are now investigating whether the attack was an act of terror, federal sources told The Post. “He did exhibit some of the methods encouraged by terror groups who can’t attack the US themselves,” a federal source said. When the attack began, police issued an “active shooter” alert that prompted a campus-wide lockdown and chillingly ordered students to “run, hide, fight.”
  • The Columbus Terror Attack and the Left’s Willful Blindness

    11/28/2016 1:05:56 PM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 32 replies
    National Review ^ | November 28, 2016 | by JEREMY CARL
    The latest Somali immigrant attack in America’s heartland was as predictable as it was preventable. Ten people are hospitalized in an attack that could have been much worse, but for our fortunate ability to counter the terrorist with an armed response. The Left has no excuse — none whatsoever — for it’s decision to allow the mass immigration to America of a group with few economic prospects and a hugely disproportionate percentage of people who are planning attacks on Americans. And yet, they’ve done it and continue to do it, and Donald Trump is one of the few who has...
  • BREAKING! Active shooter reported on Ohio State University campus

    11/28/2016 7:16:25 AM PST · by grayboots · 390 replies
    CNN ^ | 11/28/2016 | AnneClaire Stapleton and Holly Yan
    (CNN)An active shooter has been reported on the Ohio State University campus, according to the university's Department of Public Safety website.
  • Millennials explain why they support Donald Trump at Columbus event

    10/13/2016 5:46:48 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies
    The Columbus Dispatch ^ | October 13, 2016 | Kaitlin Fochesato
    Because they are only 19, Grace Danby and Courtney Trudeau are preparing to vote in their first presidential election. The Ohio state students who play for the women's club hockey team are part of the millennial generation, loosely defined as 18-34-year-olds, that is predicted to be one of the largest voting blocs in the 2016 election. They also share another trait: they identify as libertarians. "Any of the third parties I would consider would take away votes from Donald Trump," Danby said while also expressing dislike for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. "I don't have a lot of time to think...
  • Why We Celebrate Columbus Day

    10/10/2016 7:21:04 AM PDT · by ChessExpert · 30 replies
    American Thinker ^ | October 10th, 2016 | David Deming
    The indigenous peoples of the Americas were not peaceful. Indigenous lives were "nasty, brutish, and short." Archaeologists such as Steven LeBlanc believe that conflict between Indian tribes was endemic and intense. Warfare was usually conducted with the genocidal aim of complete annihilation. The homicide rate in Pre-Columbian America is estimated to have been about a hundred times higher than in the present day U.S. About one-third of adult males died in warfare. In the healthiest communities, life expectancy at birth was probably no more than thirty-five years.
  • Ohio police urge public to halt Tamir Rice comparisons after cop's shooting of teen with BB gun

    09/15/2016 4:18:54 PM PDT · by BBell · 34 replies
    http://www.nydailynews.com/ ^ | September 15, 2016
    Full title:Ohio police urge public to halt Tamir Rice comparisons after cop's shooting of teen with BB gunThe 13-year-old boy shot and killed by an Ohio cop was carrying a BB gun that looked “practically identical” to a police weapon, authorities said Thursday. Tyre King was fatally shot when police in Columbus responded Wednesday night to a call about an armed robbery. Columbus Police Chief Kim Jacobs displayed a photo at a press conference Thursday of what she said was a “replica” of the BB gun held by Tyre, which had a laser scope on it. “Our officers carry a...
  • Huge Columbus statue unveiled in Puerto Rico

    06/17/2016 7:39:17 AM PDT · by cll · 28 replies
    Reuters ^ | 6/15/2016
    A giant statue of the Italian explorer Christopher Columbus was unveiled in Arecibo on the northern coast of Puerto Rico on Tuesday (June 14). Russian-based sculptor, Zurab Tsereteli, created the 268 ft (81,68 meter) monument from 2,500 pieces of bronze and steel manufactured in Russia and some 2,000 sq. ft (185.80 sq. meters) of copper sheets. The statue, entitled 'Birth of a New World,' and weighing in at 6,500 tons, is almost twice the height of New York's Statue of Liberty without its base, and is double the height of Rio's Christ the Redeemer. The artwork took over 110,000 hours...
  • Former GOP senator and Ohio Gov. George Voinovich dies

    06/12/2016 7:56:46 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 17 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 12, 2016 | Associated Press
    <p>COLUMBUS, Ohio – Former U.S. senator and two-term Ohio Gov. George Voinovich has died at home in Cleveland. He was 79.</p> <p>His wife, Janet, says Voinovich died peacefully in his sleep early Sunday. The Republican had delivered public remarks Friday at a 25th Slovenian Independence Day event at Cleveland City Hall. He was a delegate to the Republican National Convention coming to Cleveland next month.</p>
  • Christian Rock Star Trey Pearson Comes Out As Gay

    06/02/2016 8:07:37 AM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 62 replies
    CBS DFW ^ | 02 JUNE 2016 | AP
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Christian rock star Trey Pearson has come out as gay in a magazine interview. Pearson is the lead singer of Everyday Sunday. In a letter published online by Ohio-based (614) Magazine , Pearson writes that he has come to be able to admit to himself and his family that he’s gay even though he “never wanted to be.”
  • Autopsies: 7 of 8 in Ohio family shot repeatedly

    04/26/2016 12:01:51 PM PDT · by Morgana · 54 replies
    wowk.com ^ | April 26, 2016 | wowk
    <p>COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A coroner says seven of the eight victims in killings targeting a southern Ohio family were shot multiple times, and one had nine gunshot wounds.</p> <p>The Hamilton County coroner said Tuesday that autopsies showed some victims also had bruising. One victim was shot only once, but it's not clear who that was.</p>
  • ISIS Camp a Few Miles from Texas, Mexican Authorities Confirm

    04/14/2016 6:19:35 AM PDT · by Bloody Sam Roberts · 110 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | 4/14/2016 | Judicial Watch
    ISIS is operating a camp just a few miles from El Paso, Texas, according to Judicial Watch sources that include a Mexican Army field grade officer and a Mexican Federal Police Inspector. The exact location where the terrorist group has established its base is around eight miles from the U.S. border in an area known as “Anapra” situated just west of Ciudad Juárez in the Mexican state of Chihuahua. Another ISIS cell to the west of Ciudad Juárez, in Puerto Palomas, targets the New Mexico towns of Columbus and Deming for easy access to the United States, the same knowledgeable...
  • A Revisionist Muslim History of America (Greenfield)

    02/16/2015 8:21:36 PM PST · by Louis Foxwell · 22 replies
    Sultan Knish blog ^ | Monday, February 16, 2015 | Daniel Greenfield
    Monday, February 16, 2015 A Revisionist Muslim History of America Posted by Daniel Greenfield @ the Sultan Knish blogTurkish President Erdogan’s claim that Columbus encountered a mosque in Cuba (the explorer actually saw a rock whose shape he compared to the dome of a mosque) and a Saudi Imam claiming that Columbus had sailed to America to attack Muslims are typical of an emerging genre of Muslim revisionist history that lays claim to America based on an imaginary earlier Muslim presence here. While these examples may be laughable, Muslim historical revisionism has taken root in academia. It can be found...
  • Rallies urge GOP senators to back Supreme Court vote

    03/21/2016 3:21:07 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 28 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Mar 21, 2016 5:40 PM EDT | Julie Carr Smyth and Alan Fram
    An effort by liberal groups to pressure Republicans to allow Senate consideration of President Barack Obama’s Supreme Court nominee got off to a modest start Monday as small groups of demonstraters rallied outside lawmakers’ offices around the country. A bigger election-year battle ramped up as both sides brought their viewpoints to television, social media and supporters’ email inboxes. Five days after Obama tabbed federal appeals court Judge Merrick Garland for the vacant seat, about 25 people appeared outside the Columbus, Ohio, office of GOP Sen. Rob Portman, who is backing Republican leaders’ insistence on awaiting the pick of whoever is...
  • Judge: 17-year-olds can vote in Ohio presidential primary

    03/11/2016 2:34:59 PM PST · by EBH · 157 replies
    <p>COLUMBUS, Ohio — An Ohio judge on Friday granted a request to let 17-year-olds vote in the swing state's presidential primary just days before the election.</p> <p>Ohio allows 17-year-olds who will be 18 before the fall election to vote in Tuesday's primary, with some exceptions. Young Ohio voters can decide on congressional, legislative and mayoral contenders, but they can't vote on ballot issues or candidates for a political party's governing body.</p>
  • 2 Indian brothers indicted in US for supporting Al Qaeda [Muslims]

    11/05/2015 4:50:27 PM PST · by Jyotishi · 13 replies
    Rediff.com India News ^ | Friday, November 6, 2015 | Press Trust of India
    Two Indian brothers are among four men who have been indicted by a US federal court on charges of providing material support to slain Al Qaeda leader Anwar al-Awlaki, prosecutors said. The two Indians are Yahya Farooq Mohammad, 37, and his brother Ibrahim Zubair Mohammad, 36. The other two are Asif Ahmed Salim, 35, and his brother Sultane Room Salim, 40. All four men have been indicted on one count of conspiracy to provide and conceal material support and resources to terrorists, one count of providing material support and resources to terrorists and one count of conspiracy to obstruct justice....
  • Was machete attack the work of lone-wolf terrorist? FBI join investigation after 'Somali national'

    02/12/2016 3:33:58 PM PST · by traumer · 29 replies
    The FBI has joined the investigation into the machete-wielding man who stormed into an Ohio restaurant and attacked customers at dinner tables before being shot and killed by police. Four people were injured in the attack at Nazareth Restaurant and Deli, a Mediterranean restaurant owned by an Israeli man in Columbus, on Thursday. The victims were taken to an area hospital and are expected to recover, as the suspected attacker, Mohamed Barry, 30, was fatally shot by police. Columbus police Sgt. Rich Weiner said of the attacker: 'There was no rhyme or reason as to who he was going after.'...
  • Terror in Ohio: Was Restaurant Targeted In Machete Attack Because of Israeli Owner?

    02/12/2016 1:16:39 PM PST · by BigEdLB · 26 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 2/12/16 | Patrick Poole
    CBS News is reporting that the FBI is investigating the incident as a lone wolf terror attack. Suspect is a Somali, Mohamed Barry: CBS News has identified the suspect as Mohamed Barry, however neither 10TV nor Columbus Police have confirmed the suspect’s name. CBS News also reports Barry has a Somali background and may have traveled to Dubai in 2012. Law enforcement tells them the incident appears to be the type of “lone wolf terrorist attacks they’re trying to stop.” The FBI is assisting in the investigation. Original post: A suspect who attacked patrons and staff at the Nazareth Restaurant...
  • FBI probes machete attack at Ohio restaurant, police say motive unclear

    02/12/2016 10:41:56 AM PST · by Rennes Templar · 95 replies
    Fox News ^ | Feb. 12, 2016
    The FBI is investigating a machete attack Thursday night that turned a popular, Israeli-owned restaurant in Columbus, Ohio, into a bloodbath, but local police say there is no indication so far of a terror motive. Of the four patrons wounded in the attack at the Nazareth Restaurant and Deli, one was in critical condition before being upgraded to “stable.” The attacker was identified as Mohammad Barry, a law enforcement source told Fox News. "There's nothing to lead us to believe this is anything more than a random attack," Columbus police spokesman Sgt. Rich Weiner told the The Columbus Dispatch. Weiner...
  • Jihad in Columbus: Somali Muslim Attacks Restaurant Owned by Israeli Christian

    02/12/2016 9:05:56 AM PST · by MtnClimber · 31 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | 12 Feb, 2016 | Daniel Horowitz
    Here we go again. As you slept comfortably in your bed last night there was another terrorist attack on U.S. soil. There is a total media blackout and no buzz on twitter, but a Somali man, Mohamed Barry, is a suspect in a machete attack on a restaurant in Columbus, Ohio. The Nazareth Restaurant is owned by an Israeli Christian so it's not a surprise that it would be a target for jihad. Four people were hospitalized, one with critical injuries.
  • Somali Muslim Attacks Restaurant Owned By Israeli Christian – Hacks 4 People With Machete

    02/12/2016 8:21:55 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 40 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | February 12,2016 | Jim Hoft
    The machete attack is being investigated as 'lone wolf terror attack' by the FBI. The suspect traveled to Dubai in 2012. Via PJ Media: CBS News has identified the suspect as Mohamed Barry, however neither 10TV nor Columbus Police have confirmed the suspect's name. CBS News also reports Barry has a Somali background and may have traveled to Dubai in 2012. Law enforcement tells them the incident appears to be the type of "lone wolf terrorist attacks they're trying to stop." The FBI is assisting in the investigation.
  • Cops kill man after machete attack at Ohio deli

    02/12/2016 7:58:47 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 35 replies
    CBS News ^ | February 12, 2016
    Cops kill man after machete attack at Ohio deli Last Updated Feb 12, 2016 8:17 AM EST COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Police shot and killed a man who stormed into a central Ohio restaurant wielding a machete and randomly attacking people as they sat unsuspectingly at their dinner tables, authorities said. Four people were injured in the brutal attack Thursday evening at Nazareth Restaurant and Deli, a Mediterranean restaurant in Columbus. The victims were taken to an area hospital and were expected to recover. CBS News has learned that investigators have identified the suspected attacker as Mohammad Barry. CBS News homeland...
  • Four injured in restaurant machete attack, suspect killed by police

    02/11/2016 8:13:53 PM PST · by tang-soo · 41 replies
    Nazareth's Mediterranean Restaurant COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — One person is dead and several injured after a machete attack at a restaurant in northeast Columbus. Four people were taken to the hospital with injuries, including one person who was taken to Grant Medical Center in life-threatening condition. The person had surgery and has been downgraded to stable condition, Columbus Police said. This happened at the Nazareth restaurant, which is in a shopping center on North Hamilton Road. Sgt. Rich Weiner said there seemed to be “no rhyme or reason” to the attack. The FBI is assisting Columbus Police, according to spokesperson...
  • Five injured in restaurant stabbing attack, suspect killed by police (Columbus OH)

    02/11/2016 5:57:50 PM PST · by PghBaldy · 57 replies
    NBC 4 - Columbus Ohio ^ | February 11 | Staff
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) - One person is dead and several injured after a stabbing attack at a restaurant in northeast Columbus. Five people were taken to the hospital with injuries, including one person who was taken to Grant Medical Center in life-threatening condition. This happened at the Nazareth restaurant, which is in a shopping center on North Hamilton Road.
  • Black Lives Matter activist 'shoots himself to death on the steps of the Ohio statehouse'

    02/09/2016 1:54:49 PM PST · by maddog55 · 62 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 09:58 EST, 9 February 2016 | Alexandra Klausner
    A Black Lives Matter activist killed himself on the steps of the Ohio Statehouse, say the authorities. State Highway Patrol officials tell the Columbus Dispatch that MarShawn M. McCarrel II, 23, shot himself outside the front door of the Statehouse on Monday evening. Lt. Craig Cvetan says McCarrel , who was from the Columbus suburb of Franklin Township, died at the scene. He was not a state employee. Cvetan says it's unclear why McCarrel killed himself. 'We don't have any evidence to know the reason why he did it,' Cvetan said. Authorities say nobody saw the shooting, but the man...
  • Bye Bye, Columbus Day

    04/22/2009 9:48:31 AM PDT · by AJKauf · 46 replies · 800+ views
    Pajamas Media ^ | April 22 | Travis Rowley
    Several weeks ago the Brown University faculty ratified a student petition demanding that the university abandon its recognition of Columbus Day. The directive was enacted by Brown’s Native American student group, whose spokesmen defend their activism by pointing out the atrocities committed by Christopher Columbus and his men upon the indigenous people of the newly discovered continent. Some have suggested that the holiday be renamed Indigenous Day, but for now Brown has decided to settle for Fall Weekend — a weekend in which Brown students and professors will still enjoy a Monday off from work. Now that Brown University has...
  • VIDEO: Donald Trump Speech in Columbus, OH (Very Good)

    11/23/2015 6:14:12 PM PST · by JoeSeales · 12 replies
    Donald Trump ^ | 11-23-15 | Donald Trump
    Link to full replay of the speech if you missed it. Ranks as one of his best yet IMO. Boy, that crowd was fired up. President Trump is looking more likely every day that passes...you think? November 23, 2015: GOP Presidential candidate and front-runner Donald Trump held a campaign rally and spoke to tens of thousands at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, OH.
  • Donald Trump in Columbus, OH Live Stream & Thread

    11/23/2015 3:43:12 PM PST · by JoeSeales · 172 replies
    Donald Trump ^ | 11-23-15 | Donald Trump
    Donald J. Trump Rally in Columbus- Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, OH- 7:00 PM EST. Live streams below post any more if you find any: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=reBkHeQdiy4 shift.msnbc.com PROBABLY abcnews.go.com
  • Donald Trump is coming to Ohio on Monday (Columbus)

    11/20/2015 7:13:39 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 22 replies
    Dayton Daily News ^ | 11/18/15 | Staff
    The Ohio primary may not be until March, but Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump is heading to Columbus on Monday for his first rally in the state. Trump will speak at the Greater Columbus Convention Center at 7 p.m at 400 North High Street, just north of the state capital. The event is free and the doors open at 5 p.m. Here's a link to get tickets. Trump is bringing his campaign to the home state of one of his rivals for the GOP nomination — Ohio Gov. John Kasich
  • Why Columbus Sailed - An interview about Christopher Columbus and religious motivations-journey

    10/13/2014 9:59:24 AM PDT · by Salvation · 40 replies
    KnightsofCoumbus.org ^ | 5/24/2014 | Alton Pelowski
    Why Columbus Sailed   5/24/2014   An interview about Christopher Columbus and the religious motivations for his journeyby Alton Pelowski   When the Knights of Columbus was founded 130 years ago, their namesake, Christopher Columbus, was a symbol of the idea that there is no contradiction in being a Catholic and an American. In recent decades, however, Columbus has become a figure of controversy, leaving conflicting opinions about his legacy.In recent decades, however, Columbus has become a figure of controversy, leaving conflicting opinions about his legacy.Carol Delaney, a cultural anthropologist and long-time professor at Stanford University, had little knowledge...
  • Obama Celebrates Columbus Day: Ushered In "Disease,Devastation,And Violence"

    10/12/2015 12:46:14 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 71 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | October 12, 2015 | Dr. Susan Berry
    In his proclamation for Columbus Day, President Obama said Friday that European explorers to the New World ushered “previously unseen disease, devastation, and violence” into the lives of Native Americans.
  • Why Do People Hate or Denigrate Columbus?

    10/12/2015 7:35:28 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 49 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/12/15 | Jim Yardley
    It’s not because he was the “first”, but because his voyage has proven to be the most significant and historically altering My wife and I were watching a show on the History Channel about who was really the first to discover America. Why? First, we both love shows that get us to think “Wow, I never knew that.” Second, I always start with the hope that the show will puncture some educational pomposity. Luckily for us, both my chance to say “Gee, I didn’t know that” AND watch some of the pomposity of our liberal leaning educators exposed was achieved....
  • True and False Guilt [Attack on Columbus Day is an attack on God Sovereignty and Christianity]

    10/12/2015 6:07:00 AM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 8 replies
    Wordpress.com ^ | 10/12/2010 | Bill Randles
    Another Columbus day has come and gone and those who resent Western Civilisation have used the occasion to try to shame us into a state of collective guilt for being happy about the discovery of the New World. Tongue in cheek indeed, they mockingly say that the way to celebrate the day Columbus set foot on an island in the Caribbean, would be to take someone else’s house, or to give them a case of smallpox. There are many who are even calling for October 11 to become a national day of mourning for what Europeans have done to indigenous...
  • Jeb Bush gets polite -- but not adoring -- response at conservative summit

    08/23/2015 5:34:31 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 5 replies
    Fox News Latino ^ | 8/22/15 | Fox News Latino
    Casting himself as a tax-cutting, passionate government reformer, Jeb Bush drew merely polite applause Friday from thousands of the nation's most-active tea party conservatives gathered at the billionaire industrialist Koch brothers' summit. Only when the Republican presidential candidate wrapped up his 20-minute speech by calling for a military buildup did the more than 3,000 conservatives from around the nation join in a sustained cheer for Bush, a familiar face in American politics but a newcomer in front of the tea party crowd.
  • Ted Cruz gets enthusiastic greeting at Americans for Prosperity event

    08/22/2015 9:12:24 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 2 replies
    The Austin American Statesman ^ | 7:49 p.m. Saturday, August 22, 2015 | The Associated Press
    COLUMBUS, OHIO — Texas’ Sen. Ted Cruz was the hands-down favorite of the Americans for Prosperity annual summit in Columbus, Ohio, this weekend, if the number and volume of ovations during the speeches of five presidential candidates who addressed the annual convention of tea party activists was the measure. The reception to former Gov. Rick Perry’s energetic appearance at the event was somewhat muted by the fact that he was its very last speaker. At the other end of the spectrum was former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, a newcomer to events financed by conservative industrialists Charles and David Koch. Bush...
  • Bush works hard to win support from tea party, Koch Brothers, wins polite applause

    08/22/2015 7:16:20 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 36 replies
    The Minneapolis Star Tribune ^ | August 21, 2015 | Thomas Beaumont, The Associated Press
    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Casting himself as a tax-cutting, passionate government reformer, Jeb Bush drew merely polite applause Friday from thousands of the nation's most-active tea party conservatives gathered at the billionaire industrialist Koch brothers' summit. Only when the Republican presidential candidate wrapped up his 20-minute speech by calling for a military buildup did the more than 3,000 conservatives from around the nation join in a sustained cheer for Bush, a familiar face in American politics but a newcomer in front of the tea party crowd. "I promise you, if I'm elected president of the United States, I will restore the...
  • Cruz Outshines Bush at Americans for Prosperity Summit

    08/22/2015 4:23:57 PM PDT · by PROCON · 17 replies
    AP ^ | Aug. 22, 2015 | THOMAS BEAUMONT
    Texas Sen. Ted Cruz was the hands-down favorite of the Americans for Prosperity annual summit in Columbus, Ohio, this weekend, if the number and volume of ovations during the speeches of five presidential candidates who addressed the annual convention of tea party activists was the measure. At the other end of the spectrum was former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, a newcomer to events financed by conservative industrialists Charles and David Koch. Bush was attending his first national conference of Americans for Prosperity and was greeted with respectful but restrained applause by a group that rose essentially out of Republican dissatisfaction...
  • Cruz outshines Bush at Americans for Prosperity summit

    08/22/2015 4:26:42 PM PDT · by Java4Jay · 13 replies
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz was the hands-down favorite of the Americans for Prosperity annual summit in Columbus, Ohio, this weekend, if the number and volume of ovations during the speeches of five presidential candidates who addressed the annual convention of tea party activists was the measure.
  • Target Closing West Side Location in November

    08/10/2015 4:24:54 PM PDT · by matt04 · 12 replies
    The West Side Target, located at 3720 Soldano Blvd (in the Consumer Square Shopping Center off West Broad Street), will be closing their doors sometime in November. A part time employee tipped us off in a discussion about West Side redevelopment ideas on our messageboard, noting that the decision to close was made about a week ago. A call to the store this morning confirmed the November closure, though a final date is still unknown at this point. Large retail centers have struggled to attract and retain tenants on the city’s west side over the past several decades, with the...
  • Columbus gives Redflex contract the red light ( Ohio )

    07/16/2015 7:22:54 AM PDT · by george76 · 12 replies
    WCMH ^ | July 16, 2015 | Andy Long
    Mayor Michael Coleman announced Wednesday the termination of the city’s contract with Redflex, effective immediately. Redflex is the company that handled Columbus’ red light camera program before a state law forced the city to cease issuing citations. The announcement comes after a Redflex executive pleaded guilty to charges relating to bribing public officials. “Based upon the City’s contract authority, we will be terminating the contract with Redflex immediately,” said Mayor Coleman. “I support a photo red light camera program because it saves lives, however the actions of the Redflex executives have raised questions about the integrity of their program.”
  • Christopher Columbus Statue At Boston Park Vandalized With ‘Black Lives Matter’

    06/30/2015 3:24:46 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 18 replies
    CBS ^ | June 30, 2015
    BOSTON (CBS) – A Christopher Columbus statue in Boston’s North End was vandalized Monday with red paint and the phrase “Black Lives Matter.” Red paint was poured over the top of the statue on Monday night, while Black Lives Matter was sprayed on the back using black paint.
  • Columbus police officer injures 4-year-old while shooting at dog

    06/20/2015 6:52:58 AM PDT · by EBH · 16 replies
    Columbus Dispatch ^ | 6/20/2015 | Earl Reinhart
    A Columbus police officer accidentally wounded a 4-year-old girl in Whitehall on Friday when he fired at a charging dog, police said. A neighbor and the girl’s uncle identified her as Ava Ellis, who was taken to Nationwide Children’s Hospital, where police said she was in stable condition. The officer was at a house in the 4100 block of Chandler Drive investigating a hit-and-run case about 3:10 p.m., Columbus police spokeswoman Denise Alex-Bouzounis said. As the officer was walking from the home to his patrol car, a woman a few houses away called out to him, saying her sister and...
  • Hidden secrets of 1491 world map revealed via multispectral imaging

    06/12/2015 10:43:35 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 65 replies
    Phys.Org ^ | 06-12-2015 | Mike Cummings
    Henricus Martellus, a German cartographer working in Florence in the late 15th century, produced a highly detailed map of the known world. According to experts, there is strong evidence that Christopher Columbus studied this map and that it influenced his thinking before his fateful voyage. Martellus' map arrived at Yale in 1962, the gift of an anonymous donor. Scholars at the time hailed the map's importance and argued that it could provide a missing link to the cartographic record at the dawn of the Age of Discovery. However, five centuries of fading and scuffing had rendered much of the map's...
  • Georgia Mom Calls Police On 10-Year-Old Son For Being Disrespectful

    05/02/2015 10:21:11 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 44 replies
    Opposing Views ^ | 5/2/15 | Matiss Batarags
    Chiquita Hill, 33, posted photos of her 10-year-old son being "arrested" to Facebook after she called the police because he was being disrespectful. Hill posted the photos with captions describing how she did not want her son to become a thug. "First let me say that I love my children," Hill wrote on Facebook Tuesday. "They are what keeps me going. But ... I’ll be damned if they are disrespectful to me and anyone else." Her son had been acting up at school and disrespecting his teacher, leading the teacher to show up at Hill's house for a parent-teacher conference....
  • Remembering Why Columbus Day Matters

    10/08/2010 5:02:15 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 24 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | October 8, 2010 | ROSARIO A. IACONIS
    Christopher Columbus lives. Indeed, contrary to the assertions of radical revisionists, the Admiral of the Ocean Sea matters. For it was Columbus' epic discovery of a vast terra incognita that began the Age of Exploration — and sparked the bold voyages of his fellow Italian navigators: Giovanni da Verrazzano, Giovanni Caboto (John Cabot) and Amerigo Vespucci. A contemporary of Leonardo da Vinci, Cristoforo Colombo hailed from the land John Milton called "the seat of civilization and the hospitable domicile of every species of erudition." And as an exemplar of the Italian Renaissance, Columbus brought with him the reborn fruits of...
  • Columbus Day worth marking

    10/10/2011 1:29:18 PM PDT · by massmike · 12 replies
    bostonherald.com ^ | 10/10/2011 | Jennifer C. Braceras
    Take a moment to find out what your children know about the man we purport to honor today. Many will express contempt. Ask why, and they will explain earnestly that Columbus was a barbarian/villain/murderer who brought disease/slavery/environmental ruin to the peaceful indigenous peoples of the Americas. It is far easier — and politically correct — to portray Columbus as villain, so as to undermine the very concept of exceptionalism. What should kids know about this Italian navigator who, under the patronage of Spain, set off to chart new routes to Asia? They should know that he was a visionary —...
  • Columbus critics miss the boat

    10/07/2004 10:45:40 AM PDT · by aynrandy · 40 replies · 1,104+ views
    Denver Post ^ | October 07, 2004 | David Harsanyi
    Columbus Day is again upon us. A parade. Balloons. Cops. Violence. Recrimination. Pseudo-historical ranting. You know - fun for the kids. A few Native Americans and the usual suspects in the Coalition of Progressives Against All Western Culture will again attempt to intimidate local Italian-Americans as they celebrate the legacy of an important, if somewhat imprecise, explorer. Christopher Columbus is often compared to Adolf Hitler or Joseph Stalin. The Genoese explorer doesn't belong in any conversation that includes genocidal dictators. Quite the opposite. But Vernon Bellecourt, the principal spokesman for the American Indian Movement, has fought against Columbus Day for...
  • ISIS-trained man arrested in U.S., DOJ says

    04/16/2015 10:23:50 AM PDT · by winoneforthegipper · 91 replies
    SCRIPPS ^ | 04/16/15 | SCRIPPS
    A Columbus, Ohio man whom the Department of Justice says trained with ISIS in Syria and was planning a terror attack here has been arrested in the U.S., according to reports.
  • ISIS Camp a Few Miles from Texas, Mexican Authorities Confirm

    04/14/2015 8:42:26 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 116 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | April 14, 2015
    ISIS is operating a camp just a few miles from El Paso, Texas, according to Judicial Watch sources that include a Mexican Army field grade officer and a Mexican Federal Police Inspector. The exact location where the terrorist group has established its base is around eight miles from the U.S. border in an area known as “Anapra” situated just west of Ciudad Juárez in the Mexican state of Chihuahua. Another ISIS cell to the west of Ciudad Juárez, in Puerto Palomas, targets the New Mexico towns of Columbus and Deming for easy access to the United States, the same...
  • VIDEO: Homeowner gone wild steals, destroys pro-life signs - See more at:

    02/06/2015 2:34:37 PM PST · by Morgana · 51 replies
    Jill Stanek ^ | Jill Stanek
    What is it about photos of abortion victims that enrages people so much? On February 4, a homeowner gone wild attacked a team of Created Equal’s young pro-life activists who were demonstrating outside Beechcroft High School in Columbus, Ohio, as school was being dismissed. Video of the incident shows the man, identified as Curtis Hall, crossing the street to berate Created Equal’s Josh Bertsch and Jami Beer (pictured with police officer below left and middle) before stealing and destroying their signs. Hall shouted, “Get ‘em out of here or I am going to break ‘em.” He proceeded to knock signs...
  • This Is the Only Language Jewish and Christian Infidels Understand (Muslims Discovered America)

    01/30/2015 5:28:06 AM PST · by SJackson · 29 replies
    IMRA/MEMRI ^ | 1-30-15
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