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  • Kremlin sets out to extend control over the Russian Internet

    10/07/2015 6:05:01 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 24 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Oct. 7, 2015 6:55 AM EDT | Albina Kovalyova
    Galina Timchenko recalls how proud she felt when the Russian news website she edited reached 3 million users per day. When she reported the figures to the website’s owner, he was horrified. “At that moment something snapped inside and I understood that this is the end, because there cannot be such an influential resource that is not controlled by the Kremlin,” Timchenko said. A month later, she was fired and a more Kremlin-friendly editor was brought in to run the website, The shakeup at last year came as the government was pushing through a slew of new laws...
  • Fighting Back Against the Truest Enemies of Liberty(Vanity)

    10/06/2015 5:59:56 PM PDT · by American Faith Today · 4 replies
    American Faith Today | October 6,2015 | American Faith Today
    You know, I heard on the incredible radio program of Bob Burney today, which I don't listen to nearly enough, what took place last night in Oklahoma. In the dead of the night, they cowardly removed a Ten Commandments monument from the state capitol grounds. When you do this at 10:30 at night, yes those are the actions of cowards. I'm reading these days in Deuteronomy, as some of you who listen to my modest Blog Talk show may be aware. What does God instruct in Deuteronomy Chapter 27, the first 8 verses? He instructs His people to keep His...
  • Communist Party Admits Infiltration & Takeover of Democratic Party

    10/03/2015 12:11:39 PM PDT · by dontreadthis · 29 replies
    Tap Wires ^ | October 01, 2015 | Jack Hammer
    By: Alex Newman - After hearing Mr. Obama’s recent speech in which he claimed that slavery and Jim Crow laws (supported by Democrats) were done in the name of Christ, it’s impossible for anyone with a brain in their head to still deny that this man is a Marxist. Here’s an excellent article by Alex Newman in which the Communist Party admits taking over the Democratic Party: Communist Party USA boss John Bachtell boasted in a recent column that his Marxist-Leninist organization, a tentacle of the Soviet regime in America for decades, “utilizes” the increasingly radical Democratic Party to...
  • 'China's Donald Trump' kicks off communism debate

    10/03/2015 8:52:39 PM PDT · by 100American · 7 replies
    BBC Online ^ | 100American
    Ren, the former chairman of the Hua Yuan Property Company, has been compared to American businessman (and now Republican presidential candidate) Donald Trump. In China he's nicknamed "Cannon" for his outspokenness, which has earned him more than 33 million followers on the Chinese microblogging service Weibo. So when one of his recent posts criticized the youth wing of the ruling Communist Party, it started a huge debate about the past and future of the country's politics. "We've been deceived by these slogans for years," Ren wrote, responding to a patriotic message posted by the Communist Youth League on Monday which...
  • Cuba B.C. (Before Castro) - Photos of Havana before the Castro brothers destroyed it

    10/02/2015 1:44:54 PM PDT · by grundle · 33 replies
    Cuba B.C. (Before Castro)Photos of Havana before the Castro brothers destroyed itMiramar’s Quinta Avenida (Fifth Avenue) The same Quinta Avenida at night Quinta Avenida before the tunnel was built and cars had to use the iron bridge that is seen to the center-right The tunnel of Linea Street while it was still under construction. It was built by Cuban engineers and constructors between 1951 and 1953 Accross the street from Parque Central Carlos III Ave. The Masonic Building under construction on the left hand side. The umbrella on the center-left is where a policeman used to stand to change the...
  • Pope of the poor arrives in US denying he’s a liberal

    10/02/2015 5:41:19 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 8 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Sep. 22, 2015 11:44 PM EDT | Nicole Winfield and Rachel Zoll
    The pope of the poor arrived for his first-ever visit to the world’s wealthiest superpower Tuesday denying he is a leftist and riding in a frugal little family car, windows rolled down. […] The Argentine, known as the “slum pope” for ministering to the downtrodden in his native Buenos Aires, is expected to urge America to take better care of the environment and the poor and return to its founding ideals of religious liberty and open arms toward immigrants.During the flight, Francis defended himself against conservative criticism that his condemnation of trickle-down economics makes him a communist. “I am certain...
  • City Council honors Ethel Rosenberg for ‘great bravery’

    09/30/2015 8:11:09 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 101 replies
    NY POST ^ | September 29, 201 | Michael Gartland
    Ethel Rosenberg, who was executed with her husband for treason in 1953, was honored Monday by the City Council on what would have been her 100th birthday. Three council members joined Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer in issuing two proclamations lauding Rosenberg, a Lower East Side resident, for “demonstrating great bravery” in leading a 1935 strike against the National New York Packing and Supply Co., where she worked as a clerk. The proclamations also said she was “wrongfully” executed for helping her husband, Julius, pass atomic secrets to the Soviet Union. “A lot of hysteria was created around anti-communism and...
  • When Boris Yeltsin went grocery shopping in Clear Lake [Houston, Texas, 1989]

    09/30/2015 12:19:32 AM PDT · by grundle · 37 replies
    Houston Chronicle ^ | April 7, 2014 | Craig Hlavaty
    <p>Yeltsin, then 58, “roamed the aisles of Randall’s nodding his head in amazement,” wrote Asin. He told his fellow Russians in his entourage that if their people, who often must wait in line for most goods, saw the conditions of U.S. supermarkets, “there would be a revolution.”</p>
  • Fight for Food in Venezuela - Food Shortage in Venezuela [five minute video at a supermarket]

    09/29/2015 11:40:54 PM PDT · by grundle · 32 replies
    YouTube ^ | March 31, 2014
  • A Chinese landing craft with 1,000 marines for Syria

    09/28/2015 6:15:25 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 61 replies
    Debkafile ^ | 09/06/15
    Western naval sources reported Friday that a Chinese landing craft, the Jinggangshan, with a 1,000-strong marine battalion had reached the Red Sea en route for the Mediterranean off Syria. According to DEBKAfile, Beijing has already deployed a number of warships opposite Syria in secret. If the latest report is confirmed, this will be the largest Chinese deployment in the Middle East in its naval history.
  • [Vanity] Trump manhandles SeeBS and Scott Pelley [On now West Coast 7pm]

    09/27/2015 5:22:06 PM PDT · by re_nortex · 232 replies
    CBS 60 Minutes ^ | 9/27/2015 | Video at link
    Donald Trump is firing salvo after salvo tonight on 60 Minutes. He's winning the arguments in a hostile, communist environment. The unhinged far-left interviewer, Scott Pelley, may have been born in Texas but he's not a true Texan because he rejected the Conservative Christian (and Jewish) values of the Lone Star state. Since Pelley (like Dan Rather, Walter KKKronkite and Egbert R. Murrow) is a limp-wristed metrosexual who hates America, it's great to see him getting TRUMPED! Go Trump go! Attack! Attack! Attack!
  • Review: The Sword of Revolution and the Communist Apocalypse

    09/26/2015 2:06:52 PM PDT · by VRW Conspirator · 5 replies
    The People's Cube ^ | 08/29/2015 | Red Square
    I was hired as a graphic designer and I did my job well, recycling the original revolutionary poster by Dmitry Moor, one of the founding fathers of Soviet agitprop. Now that the book is out, here's my two kopecks. This book has a lot of valid, factual information. At the same time, I remain skeptical about the theory that the breakup of the USSR was only a show so that the communists could take over the world by other means. Not that there aren't powerful forces bending the civilized world towards what they call "progress" (and what I call collectivist...
  • Pope Francis Suggests the U.S. Open Southern Border to All

    09/25/2015 9:10:08 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 102 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 09/25/2015 | Rick Moran
    I expect this will occur the day the pope throws open the gates of Vatican City to all who wish to live there.The Hill: Invoking Martin Luther King Jr. and his famous “I Have a Dream” speech, Francis made an impassioned plea for the refugees fleeing Syria, saying the crisis is “of a magnitude not seen since the Second World War.”Noting his own status as “the son of immigrants,” the pope pivoted to a more sensitive subject: The flow of illegal immigrants across the United States’s southern border.He urged compassion for immigrants, warning not to repeat “the sins and...

    09/25/2015 5:28:45 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 18 replies
    9/25/2015 | Self
    When Pope John Paul II was selected in 1978, I'm convinced that God was in the room. At a moment when Communism was spreading and threatening the world spearheaded by the Soviet Union, a Pope was selected from a Communist ruled country (Poland). A Pope who knew the Marxist-Leninist ideology first hand and had spent a lifetime fighting the good fight against it. John Paul II was such a threat to the Soviets that they tried to kill him in 1981. John Paul joined other contemporaries of his time from Ronald Reagan to Margaret Thatcher to provide a counterpoint to...

    09/24/2015 3:04:16 PM PDT · by gwgn02 · 18 replies
    TheRightScoop ^ | 9/24/2015 | TheRightScoop
    Ted Cruz just called out Dianne Feinstein and the democrats for being too cowardly to stand up to Communist oppression by China in a fiery speech he gave today at Congress.
  • Pope Francis: Climate Change Action Can’t Wait

    09/23/2015 9:47:21 AM PDT · by xzins · 220 replies
    CBS Baltimore ^ | 23 Sep 15 | AP
    Jumping into the issues of the day, Pope Francis opened his visit to the United States with a strong call Wednesday for action to combat climate change, calling it a problem that “can no longer be left to a future generation.” President Barack Obama, in turn, hailed the pontiff as a moral force who is “shaking us out of our complacency” with reminders to care for the poor and the planet. The White House mustered all the pageantry it had to offer as the pope arrived at the White House before an adoring crowd of thousands and a nation that...
  • Pope Francis Denies Left-Wing Label

    09/23/2015 4:10:19 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 62 replies ^ | September 23, 2015 | Dr. Susan Berry
    Pope Francis today suggested to reporters during an airborne press conference that he is not a left-winger. “Some people might say some things [I said] sounded slightly more leftish, but that would be a mistake of interpretation,” the Pope said to journalists, according to Time.
  • If Francis was Pope in the 80's, a lot of people would be speaking Russian.

    09/23/2015 4:45:00 AM PDT · by grayhog · 19 replies
    9/23/15 | vanity (sorry)
    Sorry for the vanity post - the more I see of this man, the more disappointing he becomes.
  • US and Catholicism in Crisis

    09/22/2015 6:33:15 AM PDT · by redleghunter · 9 replies
    WND ^ | 21 September 2015 | Pat Buchanan
    During the 1950s, the twin pillars of worldwide anti-communism were Dwight Eisenhower’s America and the Roman Catholic Church of Pope Pius XII. During the 1980s, the last decade of the Cold War, Ronald Reagan and the Polish pope, John Paul II, were the pillars of resistance. When Pope Francis arrives in Washington on Tuesday afternoon, the country he enters will be a very different one from Eisenhower’s America or Reagan’s America. And Catholics will be welcoming a new kind of pope. In America 2015, homosexuality, abortion on demand and same-sex marriage— shameful crimes in Ike’s America, mortal sins in the...
  • Obama's Faith Isn't the Issue, But...

    09/22/2015 5:41:13 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 7 replies ^ | September 22, 2015 | David Limbaugh
    Once again the media are hyping an issue that has nothing to do with the problems confronting this nation. Shame on them for trying to manufacture a controversy -- again -- about President Obama's faith. During a town hall event for Donald Trump in Rochester, New Hampshire, Thursday night, a questioner said that Obama is a Muslim and that "he's not even an American." Democrats, the media and some Republicans pounced on Trump for not condemning the questioner. For all the media's obsession over it since, you'd think Trump himself called Obama the 12th imam. They are badgering every other...
  • Wright: I “Made It Comfortable” For Obama to Accept Christianity Without Having to Renounce Islam

    09/20/2015 7:04:08 PM PDT · by Arthur McGowan · 157 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | May 15, 2012 | Jim Hoft
    In a shocking interview yesterday on the Sean Hannity Radio Show, author Ed Klein said Barack Obama’s former pastor helped Obama accept Christianity without having to renounce Islam.
  • Russia threatens Poland over dismantling Soviet monument

    09/18/2015 5:42:08 PM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 38 replies
    Yahoo! ^ | 2015-09-18 | AP
    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — In a new dispute exposing the complexity of Poland's relations with Russia, Moscow is threatening Warsaw with "most serious consequences" for dismantling a monument to a Soviet World War II general. The removal of the 1970s memorial to Gen. Ivan Chernyakhovsky began Thursday in the northern town of Pieniezno, where the general died of wounds in February 1945. He is buried in Russia.

    09/16/2015 4:48:05 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 44 replies ^ | September 16, 2015 | Robert Spencer
    Did Karl Marx become Pope on March 13, 2013? As the leader of a Church that encompasses the globe, one might expect Pope Francis to be a bit more…spiritual. Instead, he has more than once had recourse to Marxist analysis to explain global events, appearing to see economic deprivation as the cause of all the world’s evils. He did it again in an interview published last Monday, when he opined that the root cause of the refugee crisis engulfing Europe was economic inequality.
  • Presbyterian Minister Says Unborn Baby Only Becomes a Person “When They are Loved”

    09/15/2015 8:06:32 PM PDT · by massmike · 59 replies ^ | 09/15/2015 | SARAH ZAGORSKI
    In the book, Aborting Aristotle: Examining Fatal Fallacies in the Abortion, pro-life author Dave Sterrett said he met a Presbyterian minister who believed a baby isn’t truly a person until he or she has been loved. He explained, “A Presbyterian minister in my city once said that he would support his teenage daughter to get an abortion. When another pastor asked him, ‘When do you believe a human person begins to exist?’ The Presbyterian minister replied, ‘I think someone becomes a person when they are loved.’” This is a fascinating view on personhood, especially coming from a Christian religious leader...
  • Pope Francis to visit Fidel Castro on Cuba visit [WON'T meet dissidents?]

    09/16/2015 3:39:47 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 5 replies ^ | 9/16/15 | Hannah Tooley
    The Pope is set to meet Fidel Castro during his visit to Cuba this weekend. The Vatican has said the meeting between the pontiff and the former Cuban leader is "highly likely" to take place in the capital, Havana. According to The Times the Pope will then visit two other Cuban cities, Holguin and Santiago de Cuba.
  • Let the anti-Bernie Sanders red-baiting begin... (Salon)

    09/15/2015 5:50:10 PM PDT · by Faith Presses On · 29 replies ^ | 9/15/15 | Simon Maloy
    Full title: Let the anti-Bernie Sanders red-baiting begin: Hillary Clinton’s super PAC wants you to know that he’s a socialist The Bernie Sanders 2016 boom has reached a critical threshold: it is now significant enough to be the target of nonsensical attacks from the Clinton universe. Sanders has been coming on hot in recent polling, overtaking Hillary in New Hampshire and threatening to pull even (or ahead) in Iowa. Up to this point, Clinton’s campaign has barely acknowledged Sanders’ existence and has maintained its critical focus on the Republican presidential candidates. But as the Huffington Post reports this morning, the...
  • Jim Wallis, Progressive ‘Cleric,’ Tortures Bible to Promote Intolerant Islam

    09/13/2015 2:40:12 PM PDT · by markomalley · 18 replies
    Big Government ^ | 9/13/15 | Michael Patrick Leahy
    Jim Wallis, the far-left founder of Sojourner Magazine and beneficiary of George Soros donations who has built a career out of subverting constitutional liberty in America by quoting the Bible out of context, is at it again.In his latest effort in transparent left-wing propaganda, Wallis extends his love for open borders from the huge populations of Middle East and Africa to the United States to all of Europe.At The Huffington Post, the self-proclaimed “Christian leader for social change,” preaches to both sides of the Atlantic. “In Europe and in the U.S. — we must welcome the stranger,” he writes.In the...
  • Black Lives Matter Leader Lands Yale Teaching Gig

    09/12/2015 11:33:26 AM PDT · by blam · 58 replies
    Fox News ^ | Fox News
    September 11, 2015 One of the newest teachers at the vaunted Yale University burnished his Ivy League resume in the Black Lives Matter movement. DeRay McKesson will be teaching a one-credit course this fall as a guest lecturer at Yale Divinity School, according to higher education blog Campus Reform. The outspoken activist will be joining U.S. Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., and the Rev. Nancy Taylor, whose Old South Church in Boston is located near the site of the 2013 marathon bombing, to teach a special three-section course as part of a new leadership program. The young activist will teach...
  • Global Warming and Communist Infiltration of the Church

    09/06/2015 4:15:09 AM PDT · by HomerBohn · 19 replies
    Freedom Outpost ^ | 9/4/2015 | &#61447;David Risselada &#61463;
    This week, our beloved leader, no doubt in an effort to hide from the realities of his race-baiting policies, went to Alaska to lecture us about global warming…again. Carrying on with his usual doomsday rhetoric, President Obama warned of rising seas, more intense storms, abandoned towns, and climate refugees spread across the globe. Never mind that there has been no warming for the last nineteen years. That didn’t stop the president from making his trip as dramatic as possible as he climbed Exit Glacier in an effort to draw attention to the melting ice. At least the ice is melting...
  • Woman, 80, trampled to death in Venezuelan supermarket stampede

    08/31/2015 6:28:13 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 134 replies
    An 80-year-old Venezuelan woman died, possibly from trampling, in a scrum outside a state supermarket selling subsidized goods, the opposition and media said on Friday. The melee at the store in Sabaneta, the birthplace of former Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez, was the latest such incident in the South American nation where economic hardship and food shortages are creating long queues and scuffles. The opposition Democratic Unity coalition said Maria Aguirre died and another 75 people were injured – including five security officials – in chaotic scenes when National Guard troops sought to control a 5,000-strong crowd with teargas. “Due to...
  • Question: What is "PC"?

    08/30/2015 7:30:06 PM PDT · by No One Special · 87 replies
    Diana West Website ^ | August 29, 2015 | Diana West
    Answer: The Marxist mechanism that disconnects facts from conclusions to make war on our minds.Much of the Trump Effect today is due to Donald Trump's rejection of what we all know and instantly recognize as "PC." But what is political correctness? Where does it come from? The origins and seeding of "PC" into American culture are topics of much scrutiny in American Betrayal. Here is one excerpt that I just read for the upcoming audiobook.Under discussion is the process by which what was at one time common knowledge, or a fact-based conclusion  -- for example, that the Communist Party USA...
  • The Democratic Party Adopts $15/hour Minimum Wage into National Platform

    08/29/2015 10:09:00 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 53 replies
    The Democratic Party on Friday adopted a call to raise the minimum wage to $15/hr as part of their established party platform heading into the 2016 election season. The move further polarizes the progressive wing of the party by moving them further to the left of both the Republican Party, and corporate centrist Democrats such as Hillary Clinton. In response to the Democratic Party’s vote, Terrence Wise, a Kansas City, Mo. McDonald’s and Burger King Worker and member of the National Organizing Committee of the Fight for $15, issued the following statement.
  • China's workers abandon the city as Beijing faces an economic storm

    08/28/2015 11:36:02 AM PDT · by Lorianne · 11 replies
    Guardian UK ^ | 26 August 2015 | Tom Phillips
    Liu Weiqin swapped rural poverty for life on the dusty fringes of China’s capital eight years ago hoping – like millions of other migrants – for a better future. On Thursday she will board a bus with her two young children and abandon her adopted home. “There’s no business,” complained the 36-year-old, who built a thriving junkyard in this dilapidated recycling village only to watch it crumble this year as plummeting scrap prices bankrupted her family. “My husband will stick around a bit longer to see if there is any more work to be found. I’m taking the kids.” “The...
  • South African Regime Embraces Chinese Communism, New World Order

    08/28/2015 7:43:31 AM PDT · by HomerBohn · 35 replies
    The New American ^ | 8/27/2015 | Alex Newman
    After more than two decades of peddling disinformation and lies about its real agenda, the regime ruling South Africa, an alliance of the Communist Party (SACP) and the African National Congress (ANC), is finally dropping the mask. In a stunning policy document produced by the ANC's National General Council, the late Communist Party leader Nelson Mandela's successors praised Communist China's brutal dictatorship as a “guiding lodestar of our own struggle” toward government centralization and what the document celebrated as a “post-Western” “new world order.” The shocking document, which has been totally ignored in the Western press, also praises the regime...
  • Venezuela’s Food Shortages Trigger Long Lines, Hunger and Looting

    08/26/2015 8:02:29 AM PDT · by grundle · 30 replies
    Wall St. Journal ^ | August 26, 2015 | Maolis Castro And Kejal Vyas
    LA SIBUCARA, Venezuela—Hours after they looted and set fire to a National Guard command post in this sun-baked corner of Venezuela earlier this month, a mob infuriated by worsening food shortages rammed trucks into the smoldering edifice, reducing it mostly to rubble. The incident was just one of numerous violent clashes that have flared in pockets around the country in recent weeks as Venezuelans wait for hours in long supermarket lines for basics like milk and rice. Shortages have made hunger a palpable concern for many Wayuu Indians who live here at the northern tip of Venezuela’s 1,300-mile border with...
  • Naomi Klein admits global warming is not about science but destroying capitalism

    08/24/2015 9:04:08 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 27 replies
    Green Jihad ^ | 8/19/2015
    The Heartland Institute published a very revealing article about Leftist shock jock Naomi Klein who just published a new anti-capitalst screed entitled This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate. Essentially, Ms. Klein admits that the issue of climate change (formerly known as global warming) is not about science but really about overthrowing capitalism. “Our economic model is at war with the Earth,” writes Klein. “We cannot change the laws of nature. But we can change our economy. Climate change is our best chance to demand and build a better world.” The Heartland article goes on to say: For the author,...
  • Honor the Victims of Communism and Nazism On Black Ribbon Day

    08/24/2015 11:45:56 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies ^ | August 24, 2015 | Gabriella Hoffman
    The Soviet Union may have collapsed, but its decades’ long reign of terror shall not be forgotten. The 20th century was marked by intense tragedy due to the pernicious ideologies of National Socialism and global communism that killed over 100 million people. Millions suffered and died under the tyrannical rule of both Adolph Hitler in Nazi Germany and Joseph Stalin in the Soviet Union, respectively. While the former usually receives resounding condemnation, the latter – particularly the Soviet variant – is wholly ignored by many today. That is why it is imperative to celebrate Black Ribbon Day on August 23rd,...
  • The Specter of Immigration

    08/24/2015 10:52:58 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies
    The Z Man ^ | August 23, 2015 | The Z Man
    A specter is haunting the West — the specter of immigration. All the powers of the old establishment have entered into a holy alliance to exorcise this specter: Liberal and Conservative, democrat and aristocrat, college radicals and billionaires. Where is the party in opposition that has not been decried as fascistic by its opponents in power? Where is the opposition that has not hurled back the branding reproach of racism, against the more advanced opposition parties, as well as against its reactionary adversaries? Obviously, I’m having some fun here by reworking the opening lines of the Communist Manifesto to fit...
  • Atheists Warn Football Coaches and Chaplains Not to ‘Instill Christianity in Vulnerable Young Men’

    08/24/2015 10:22:03 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 21 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | August 24, 2015 | 11:35 AM EDT | Susan Jones
    An atheist group is demanding that publicly funded universities take immediate steps to bar Christian coaches and chaplains from “converting football fields into mission fields.” “The words of coaches and chaplains make clear that their purpose is to instill Christianity in vulnerable young men,” the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) says in a new report, titled “Pray to Play.” “Public universities and their employees cannot endorse, promote, or favor religion,” the report states. “Yet, many football coaches at public universities bring in chaplains—often from their own church or even members of their own family—to prey on and pray with students,...

    08/23/2015 5:13:45 PM PDT · by george76 · 25 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | August 23, 2015 | Daniel Greenfield
    Putin was surprised at how easy Crimea went. Obama is nothing if not consistent when it comes to undermining allies and appeasing enemies. He kept on being flexible even as Russia was invading a potential NATO member. As Russian President Vladimir Putin's forces took over Ukraine's Crimean peninsula in early 2014, the interim Ukrainian government was debating whether or not to fight back against the "little green men" Russia had deployed. But the message from the Barack Obama administration was clear: avoid military confrontation with Moscow. That's easier to do when you aren't being invaded by Moscow. But nonetheless, McFaul...
  • Venezuela state under martial law against smugglers

    08/23/2015 12:08:35 PM PDT · by grundle · 16 replies
    At least 1,500 extra Venezuelan troops are being sent to the border The Venezuelan president has declared a state of emergency in a border region near Colombia following an attack by smugglers in which three soldiers and a civilian were injured. Nicolas Maduro said there would be 60 days of martial law in five municipalities in the state of Tachira. He also said the closure of the border, announced on Thursday, would be extended until further notice. Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has criticised the move. Mr Santos said ordinary people on both sides of the border, including children, would...
  • The Quiet Revolution: How the New Left Took Over the Democratic Party

    08/23/2015 9:13:09 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 30 replies
    American Thinker ^ | August 23, 2015 | Scott S. Powell
    ...Upon assuming office, President Obama had no problem bypassing the Constitutional advise-and-consent role of Congress in his appointment of a record number of czars, many of whom were so radical they would have failed to pass Senate confirmation. One of the offshoots of former IPS director Robert Borosage was the Apollo Alliance, an organization that he co-founded in 2001. Apollo saw its political clout increase dramatically with the election of Barack Obama. Van Jones, a self-described communist and an Apollo Alliance activist, was appointed Green Jobs czar by President Obama. A month after inauguration, a centerpiece of Apollo’s policy agenda...
  • Russia Nearing Deployment of New Intermediate-Range Naval Missile

    08/22/2015 6:55:34 PM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 4 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | August 21, 2015 | Bill Gertz
    Russia is nearing deployment of a new missile capable of targeting all of Europe with nuclear or conventional warheads, according to defense officials. Disclosure of the new SSN-30A missile threat comes as Defense Secretary Ash Carter on Thursday warned that Moscow under Vladmir Putin is reemerging as an existential security threat. Russia “is a very, very significant threat,” Carter told reporters at the Pentagon. “And I think a point that they’ve made, but I would certainly make: Russia poses an existential threat to the United States by virtue simply of the size of the nuclear arsenal that it has.” Regarding...
  • Neo-communists in Kremlin. Moscow acts according its ideology, it is non-ideological

    08/21/2015 4:50:14 PM PDT · by se99tp · 4 replies
    CCDReport ^ | August 19th, 2015 | CCDReport
    "The East West conflict continues as long as there is general acceptance of the unspoken but nevertheless operational assumption that the there isn't any underlying ideology of the post Cold War Kremlin and that hardly anybody - even among the Russian ruling elite - believes in anything. This assumption leads to subsequent assumption that Kremlin rulers and their entourage had thereby changed to such an extent that it no longer subscribes to any attributes of communist system."
  • Somerville hangs ‘Black Lives Matter’ banner at City Hall (Massachusetts)

    08/19/2015 8:09:19 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    The Boston Globe ^ | August 19, 2015 | Steve Annear
    Somerville city officials hung a large banner bearing the words “Black Lives Matter” on the front of City Hall on Wednesday morning in solidarity with the grassroots movement that has spread across the country following the recent shooting deaths of unarmed black men by police. Mayor Joe Curtatone said he worked with members of Black Lives Matter Cambridge , a local offshoot of the national organization, to create the banner and show support for their message. “We see this as an important opportunity for an important national conversation” about race, Curtatone said. He said the move was “a very clear...
  • CLUES UNLOCK OBAMA I.D. MYSTERY: FBI Soviet spy files, SUBUD cult, and a dead body

    08/19/2015 8:32:53 PM PDT · by Randall_S · 172 replies
    The American Report ^ | August 19, 2015 | Mary Fanning & Alan Jones
    Note: This is a joint project of Alan Jones of 1776 Channel and Mary Fanning of The American Report What do a Cessna in the blue waters of the Pacific Ocean, an Islamic cult, a Chicago family, and a Soviet spy ring all have in common with a sitting U.S. President? Strap yourself in for an unsettling espionage action-thriller that sounds like a Tom Clancy spy novel. But this cloak-and-dagger exposé is non-fiction. Political non-fiction. The perplexing sequence of events begins as a Cessna carrying nine people inexplicably descends into the Pacific Ocean off the coast of a Hawaiian island....
  • The Obama-Clinton Cloward-Piven legacy [Proverbs 28]

    08/18/2015 11:24:37 AM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 10 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 07/19/2015 | Chuck Norris
    In May 1966, Columbia University sociologists and political activists Richard Cloward and Frances Fox Piven published what would become known as their Cloward–Piven strategy in the liberal magazine, “The Nation.” Their article was titled, “The weight of the poor: A strategy to end poverty.” In short, the Cloward-Piven strategy is a political plan to overload the U.S. public welfare system with the goal to replace it with a national system of “a guaranteed annual income and thus an end to poverty.” Wikipedia summarized their strategy well: “The two stated that many Americans who were eligible for welfare were not receiving...
  • Away from Caracas, shortages even worse in Venezuela

    08/18/2015 8:07:48 AM PDT · by Kartographer · 40 replies
    AFP via Yahoo News ^ | 8/17/15 | Away from Caracas, shortages even worse in Venezuela
    All the lady wanted was some chicken. But in shortage-plagued Venezuela, she waited in line five hours, only to go home empty-handed. "I got here at 5:30 am and came away with nothing! It is just not fair that you have to work so hard -- and then put up with these lines," said an exasperated Lileana Diaz, a 49-year-old receptionist at a hospital emergency room. Venezuelans have been enduring shortages of the most basic goods, such as toilet paper, for more than a year.
  • What’s Going On in the Catholic Church?

    08/17/2015 7:34:29 AM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 43 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | August 15, 2015 | Christopher Manion
    FRONT ROYAL, VA — Millions of Americans, including many Catholics, were stunned when Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Catholic Archbishop of New York, attacked opponents of illegal immigration as “nativists” in a recent and widely-circulated column in a liberal New York tabloid. Unfortunately, Cardinal Dolan’s outburst represents a long line of liberalism on the part of America’s bishops — a position based not only on their “Social Justice” leftism, but because the welfare state which they celebrate doles out over a billion dollars a year to their Non-Government Organizations (Catholic Charities, Catholic Relief Services, Catholic Migration and Refugee Services, and so on)....
  • America's Culture War Starts Claiming Victims

    08/16/2015 8:17:29 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 15 replies
    American Thinker ^ | August 16, 2015 | Bill Wilson
    This “vast left-wing conspiracy” leverages regulatory edicts, PC “teachable moments,” and crony capitalist financial pressures to suppress the ideals and ideologies that once made our nation the envy of the civilized world. Its objectives? Compulsory tolerance, selective justice, the perpetual subsidization of our dependency culture, open borders, a disarmed populace, vaporized property rights, warrantless mass surveillance, the ceding of popular authority to the state (and American sovereignty to the world), the deification of progressive leaders, mass youth indoctrination via government-subsidized revisionist history,