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  • LAPD officers join Compton students for father-daughter dance

    05/22/2017 11:49:50 AM PDT · by Mark · 18 replies
    ABC ^ | 5/20/17 | abc7.com
    LAPD Officers Join Compton Students For Father-Daughter Dance Friday was a night of celebration in Watts for dozens of young princesses. The gymnasium at Compton Avenue Elementary School magically transformed into a beautiful ballroom - all for the annual father-daughter dance. The music was thumping, feet were moving and smiles were everywhere! "I really like the fact that these beautiful ladies are being empowered. They're being shown that they are princesses in their own right, and all are individuals and all are appreciated here," father Jesse Melano said. But not all of these young ladies have a father figure in...
  • Texas teen says her story about being raped by 3 black men was a hoax

    03/26/2017 6:37:25 AM PDT · by grundle · 31 replies
    aol.com ^ | March 24, 2017 | Kelsey Weekman
    A Texas teen gave police a dramatic account of being abducted and gang raped by three black men earlier this month. On Tuesday, she told them it was all a hoax. On March 8, Breana Talbott, 18, entered a church bloody and wearing only a shirt, bra and underwear. She looked badly beaten. Police had been searching for her since Sam Hollingsworth, her fiancé, had called earlier that evening to report her missing, according to USA TODAY. Talbott's car was found in an apartment building parking lot with the door open, and her phone and keys were recovered nearby. The...
  • Brown to highlight country’s infrastructure projects in Cincinnati

    03/07/2017 7:43:31 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 4 replies
    The Hamilton Journal-News ^ | Feburary 13, 2017 | Michael Pitman and Ed Richter
    CINCINNATI - U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, will highlight in downtown Cincinnati this morning key infrastruture projects, such as the Brent Spence Bridge, as he outlines a framework to rebuild and repair the country’s infrastructure which will create millions of construction jobs. The northern Ohio Senator will be joined by Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley, Port of Greater Cincinnati Development Authority President and CEO Laura Brunner, and OKI Regional Council of Governments Deputy Executive DirectorRobert Koehler. President Donald Trump previously promised $1 trillion of investment in American infrastructure during his campaign. Brown joined Senate colleagues to release a roadmap for making...
  • FSU student organizations, community groups rally for undocumented students

    02/22/2017 11:36:43 AM PST · by VaeVictis · 16 replies
    WCTV.tv ^ | February 20, 2017 | Brittany Bedi
    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) – Florida State University students and members of community organizations collaborated at FSU to make the school a safe-haven for undocumented students. The demonstrators want the FSU administration to publicly declare the university as a sanctuary campus. By doing so, demonstrators want university agencies to refuse to release the immigration status of undocumented students to Immigration or Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers.
  • Obama’s Shadow Presidency-Organizing for Action promises to crack skulls, halt Trump agenda

    02/15/2017 4:37:59 AM PST · by SJackson · 31 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | February 15, 2017 | Matthew Vadum
    Obama’s Shadow Presidency Well-funded Organizing for Action promises to crack conservative skulls to halt the Trump agenda. Former President Obama is waging war against the Trump administration through his generously funded agitation outfit, Organizing for Action, to defend his monumentally destructive record of failure and violent polarization. It is a chilling reminder that the increasingly aggressive, in-your-face Left in this country is on the march. Acclaimed author Paul Sperry writes in the New York Post: Obama has an army of agitators — numbering more than 30,000 — who will fight his Republican successor at every turn of his historic presidency....
  • How Obama is scheming to sabotage Trump’s presidency

    02/11/2017 1:09:27 PM PST · by Art in Idaho · 140 replies
    New York Post ^ | February 11, 2017 | PAUL SPERRY OPINION
    When former President Barack Obama said he was “heartened” by anti-Trump protests, he was sending a message of approval to his troops. Troops? Yes, Obama has an army of agitators — numbering more than 30,000 — who will fight his Republican successor at every turn of his historic presidency. And Obama will command them from a bunker less than two miles from the White House.
  • Total Vanity-Has anyone ever been on a City Ethics Commission?

    07/14/2016 7:53:41 AM PDT · by cyclotic · 19 replies
    Personal | July 14, 2016 | Cyclotic
    I live in a small city (12,000 or so population) The Mayor has asked me to consider an appointment to the city Ethics Commission. He says they need people of good character and apparently he thinks I fit the bill. I've never done or considered anything like that. Outside of "Run, Run fast and far" does anyone have any advice or experience on such a commission?
  • Democrats are Educating Us

    04/24/2016 8:10:24 AM PDT · by yetidog · 8 replies
    San Angelo Standard Times ^ | April 24, 2016 | Vanity
    Anyone else being blessed with finally getting the truth? I am betting it's a national strategy.
  • Trump Winning Over Black Women, says Herman Cain

    02/12/2016 1:18:21 PM PST · by Citizen Zed · 27 replies
    According to Cain, the Trump phenomenon can be summed up in three words: "Leadership, fighter and winner." Cain, the former Republican presidential candidate, says the "Trump phenomenon" is so powerful that black women are leaving the Democratic Party to support Trump, a current Republican presidential candidate. Cain might not be that far off base, at least according to political consultant Frank Luntz, who told the online Politico page recently that Trump has a good chance of winning the black vote should he win the Republican nomination. "If he were the Republican nominee, he would get the highest percentage of black...
  • DFLer (RAT) abruptly quits race after saying 'ISIS isn't necessarily evil'

    11/15/2015 5:38:51 PM PST · by Libloather · 44 replies
    Star Tribune ^ | 11/15/15 | Paul Walsh
    A Burnsville DFLer's campaign for the state House abruptly ended Sunday morning within hours of him posting on social media that ISIS "isn't necessarily evil" and is "made up of people doing what they think is best for their community." The Twitter posting Saturday by Dan Kimmel, coming as the world's emotions remain raw from Friday's terror attacks in Paris, brought swift rebuke from others on Twitter. House Minority Leader Paul Thissen, DFL-Minneapolis, called for Kimmel to give up his campaign. "I'm folding up the campaign tent," Kimmel told the Star Tribune. He later issued a written apology and called...
  • There’s a Way to Stop Mass Shootings, and You Won’t Like It.

    10/13/2015 9:00:56 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 44 replies
    Rob Myers ^ | October 6, 2015 | Rob Myers
    There’s a Way to Stop Mass Shootings, and You Won’t Like It.That’s right. You’re not going to like it because it’s going to require you to do something personally, as opposed to shouting for the government, or anyone to “do something!”You ready? Here it is:“Notice those around you who seem isolated, and engage them.”If every one of us did this we’d have a culture that was deeply committed to ensuring no one was left lonely. And make no mistake, as I’ve written before loneliness is what causes these shooters to lash out. People with solid connections to other people don’t indiscriminately...
  • If Your Town Is Failing, Just Go: A prescription for impoverished communities

    10/06/2015 7:23:49 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 27 replies
    National Review ^ | 10/06/2015 | Kevin D. Williamson
    The town where my parents grew up and where my grandparents lived no longer exists. Phillips, Texas, is a ghost town. Before that it was a company town, a more or less wholly owned subsidiary of the Phillips Petroleum Company. Phillips had already lost a great deal of its population as highway improvements sent residents off to the relative urban sophistication of Borger, and there were fewer than 2,000 people living there in 1980 when an explosion at the refinery destroyed practically all of the town’s economic infrastructure, along with a fair number of houses. Phillips, Inc., in the end...
  • Toronto Jewish community on alert after threats by hooded men taking photos of synagogue

    07/28/2015 1:21:08 PM PDT · by Nachum · 4 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 7/28/15 | Robert Spencer
    Jihadis? Non-Muslim Leftists? No way to be sure at this point, but the scream of “F–k Jews” suggests Islamic anti-Semitism more than just opposition to Israel. However, the hatred of Jews that these men harbor almost certainly derives from “Palestinian” jihad propaganda, which is rooted in the jihad imperative to “drive them out from where they drove you out” (Qur’an 2:191) and destroy Israel utterly. “Toronto Jewish community on alert after threats by hooded men taking photos of synagogue,” by Toby Trompeter, National Post, July 28, 2015 (thanks to Stephen): TORONTO — The greater Toronto Jewish community is disquieted and...
  • Racism, a pool party in Texas and the Supreme Court [how dare you have a community pool]

    06/10/2015 4:46:46 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 42 replies
    The Hill ^ | June 10, 2015 | Noliwe Rooks
    Despite the fact that in 2014, Money magazine named McKinney, Texas, a small suburb located just outside of Dallas, "the best place to live in America," for the past few days the town has been inundated with media attention in response to circulated images of a white police officer cursing, pointing his weapon at and physically assaulting black teenagers as young as 14 in an attempt to break up a pool party at a subdivision. A teenager at the party filmed and uploaded video of the incident to YouTube on Saturday and it quickly went viral. The police were reportedly...
  • Demise of real community organizations; government strips role from foundations, church

    06/07/2015 11:35:14 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 4 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 06/07/15 | A. Dru Kristenev
    Which should we support? The real community-benefit organization or the faux service agency run by government and quasi-government? Our decision can make a true difference where we live As the federal government suffers the malaise of dysfunctional community organizers’ organizing, authentic community organizations that perform true service in the neighborhood are experiencing a slow and painful death. Intentionally. Government and quasi-governmental agencies absorb an ever-growing share of funds collected from taxpayers in an effort to dry-up individual donation sources. Under this administration’s expanding taxation on non-profits (and targeting conservative non-profits to dismantle them), the philanthropic boom, birthed in the Reagan...
  • OBAMA'S WAR ON THE POLICE

    05/19/2015 7:03:59 AM PDT · by shortstop · 36 replies
    boblonsberry.com ^ | 05/19/15 | Bob Lonsberry
    Actually, I trust the cops more than I trust the president. And I find it odd that at the same time the Islamic State is calling for Muslims in America to kill the police, the president is calling for the disarming of the police. The Islamic State apparently launches its first assault on American soil and it’s an out-gunned and unarmored traffic cop who singlehandedly puts down two terrorists. And the president’s reaction to this defense of America is to say that local police have become too militarized and aren’t to be trusted with equipment they’ve been using for decades?...
  • White House Tells 529 Savers To Go To Community College

    01/23/2015 1:54:27 PM PST · by Nachum · 40 replies
    town hall ^ | 1/23/15 | Conn Carroll
    White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said Friday that middle-class families concerned about President Obama's plan to raise taxes on their college savings should just send their children to community college. Obama's plan raises taxes on families saving for college by eliminating the tax-free status of money withdrawn from a 529 savings accounts. "I was very surprised by the Obama 529 proposal because in many ways it is anti-middle class for families trying to afford college," SavingforCollege.com founder Joe Hurley told The New York Times. Asked to "square" Obama's State of the Union claim that he wanted to make college...
  • The Left’s Use of Black People

    12/30/2014 3:32:37 AM PST · by Biggirl · 27 replies
    Frontpagemag.com ^ | December 30, 2014 | Walter Williams
    Back in the day, when hunting was the major source of food, hunters often used stalking horses as a means of sneaking up on their quarry. They would walk on the opposite side of the horse until they were close enough to place a good shot on whatever they were hunting. A stalking horse not only concealed them but also, if their target was an armed man and they were discovered, would take the first shot. That’s what blacks are to liberals and progressives in their efforts to transform America — stalking horses.
  • Ferguson Obscures Much Bigger Problems in the 'Black Community'

    11/27/2014 7:15:17 AM PST · by Kaslin · 29 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 27, 2014 | Larry Elder
    From the very beginning, this was much ado about an aberration, a tragic aberration to be sure, but an aberration nonetheless. Michael Brown was shot and killed by Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson on Aug. 9, 2014. Immediately, according to St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch, witnesses began to give different versions of what happened. The apparent would-be star witness, Dorian Johnson, was with Brown when the shooting occurred. He gave a dramatic account of a trigger-happy bigoted cop who shot "my friend" in the back and gunned him down despite the victim attempting to surrender by placing his...
  • Police: 2 anti-violence organizers beat ex-roomie in Washington (PA)

    10/30/2014 12:55:02 PM PDT · by Buckeye McFrog · 21 replies
    Pittsburgh Tribune-Review ^ | October 30, 2014 | uncredited
    Two “Stop the Violence” organizers in Washington County allegedly beat one of their colleagues so severely that he vomited blood and was left unconscious in critical condition. Nikole Ardeno and Emanuel Velez, both 30, accused their former roommate of stealing their property, and allegedly punched and kicked him in the street until he had seizures. Arrested moments later, Ardeno was still wearing the same “Stop the Violence” T-shirt she had on the night before when she coordinated a march protesting two recent shootings, Washington Police Chief Chris Luppino said. The victim, Joshua Magraff, also is a community organizer with the...