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  • I am worried about Obama's Oregon visit tomorrow ~ Vanity

    10/08/2015 5:14:15 PM PDT · by GraceG · 70 replies
    I have read several stories about Obama visiting the small Oregon town where the shooting occurred, specifically the stories about how the Town doesn't want Obama there. I don't know what it is, but every-time I have read these stories I got a chill down my spine. Like there is some sorta set-up taking place. I dunno why, but if the left is so desperate to get gun control I feel all it would take is an incident in this town while the president is there to solidify the left's push for gun control. Again, not sure why I get...
  • UK firms develop drone-freezing ray

    10/08/2015 11:24:36 AM PDT · by McGruff · 9 replies
    BBC ^ | 10/8/2015 | Chris Baraniuk
    Three British companies have created a device to deter drones from entering sensitive areas by freezing them in mid-flight. The Anti-UAV Defense System (Auds) works by covertly jamming a drone's signal, making it unresponsive. After this disruption, the operator is likely to retrieve the drone believing that it has malfunctioned.
  • CPV Hopeful Soitec Exits the Solar Business (Jan 2015)

    10/08/2015 9:40:13 AM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 13 replies ^ | January 25, 2015 | by Eric Wesoff
    The zero-billion-dollar CPV business claims another victim. France's Soitec, one of the last companies with a hope of commercializing concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) technology, has abandoned its solar business. The company will "refocus" its efforts "on its electronics business," according to the firm. The company uses opaque language, but the message is clear: Soitec is exiting this business as quickly as possible. A quarterly earnings letter reads, "Soitec has initiated efforts to realize value of solar energy business combining significant restructuring measures going forward and will assess [the] most appropriate scenario to extract value from its solar-related assets in compliance with...
  • Randy Quaid Detained In Canada By Immigration Officials

    10/07/2015 11:30:03 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 17 replies ^ | 10/7/2015 | Staff
    Randy Quaid can't seem to get things right north of the border ... he was just detained in Canada and it could lead to his deportation.Law enforcement tells TMZ Quaid was picked up in Montreal where he and his wife Evi live. It appears Evi was involved in the incident as well, she tweeted, "i love that Canada needs to learn how to wake up and criticize its crappy government ... ps we got arrested by an actual tall midget."It's unclear why Quaid was detained but an immigration official tells TMZ he will have a detention review hearing on Thursday.A...
  • Vanity- McCarthy's castration of the Benghazi committee is Boehner's kiss goodbye to conservatives!

    10/07/2015 10:27:10 AM PDT · by Cats Pajamas · 9 replies
    This government is doomed to collapse in on itself. Just when I think I can't be more surprised by the treachery in the GOP these dirty closet dems do this. They just gave Hillary her out, she has been saying witch hunt and they gave it to her. She is finally getting that broom lit. Now she can get on with horse heading Plugs and drop kicking Bernie.
  • This Issue Is Complicated (53 "Gun Free" Chicago...) [Please +1 pic if you have acct]

    10/05/2015 12:53:41 PM PDT · by beaversmom · 6 replies
    IMGUR ^ | October 5, 2013 | icanthinkofusername
    Link to pic This is a pic I came across on IMGUR earlier today. If you have an Imgur account, please upvote. Imgur is a fun site for pics and gifs, but it runs whiny, silly liberal so it's important to support people that are not touting the leftist line.
  • Communist Goals (1963)

    10/05/2015 9:06:54 AM PDT · by Cats Pajamas · 7 replies
    Thought it might bear a repost.
  • Watch: ESPN Cuts Off Clemson Football Coach After Thanking Lord

    10/05/2015 7:08:26 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 11 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/05/15 | Trent Baker
    Clemson head football coach Dabo Swinney was giving his post-game interview after his 12th-ranked Tigers took down the fifth-ranked Notre Dame Fighting Irish 24-22, and then got cut off during the middle of his interview. Swinney was in the middle of thanking “the good Lord” when the camera suddenly cut to the ESPN studio with the two anchors completely unaware and checking their tablets for almost 15 seconds before cutting back to the interview. ESPN senior director of public relations Keri Potts shortly tweeted out an apology, saying it was an “error in TV transmission.”
  • A major maritime disaster is underway in the Atlantic and it is subject to a media blackout?

    10/04/2015 6:33:03 AM PDT · by cll · 146 replies
    10/04/2015 | cll
    An 800 ft. cargo vessel sailing from Jacksonville to San Juan in the vicinity of a major hurricane with 33 crew on board loses power, starts listing, sends a distress signal and goes missing now for four days. Drudge has a link to the story just as a side of other hurricane stories. The story goes largely ignored by the mainstream media. Even Free Republic has taken it down from Breaking and Front Page news. That's 33 souls, 28 of which are Americans, possibly lost at sea or struggling to survive. A major U.S. Coast Guard search and rescue effort...
  • Obama, Guns, and the Politics of Hopelessness (Warning! Super Manhattan Liberal rant)

    10/03/2015 10:58:10 AM PDT · by pabianice · 8 replies
    The New Yorker | 10/2/15 | Cassidy
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  • A Clinton Email Scandal Checklist

    10/03/2015 7:51:35 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 12 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | Oct 1, 2015 | Kimberly Strassel
    Hillary Clinton hopes you are busy. Hillary Clinton hopes you are confused. Hillary Clinton hopes the endless stories about her private email server—and her endless, fabulist explanations—will make your head hurt, make your eyes cross, make you give up trying to figure it out. All you really need to know at this point is this: Pretty much every claim Mrs. Clinton made at her initial March news conference, and since then, is false. In the spirit of keeping it simple, here’s the Complete Busy Person’s Guide to the Clinton Email Scandal. Stick it on the fridge.
  • Oh-oh! Global warming RICO letter writers may have opened Pandora's Box

    10/02/2015 8:17:23 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 23 replies
    American Thinker ^ | Oct 2, 2015 | Thomas Lifson
    Finally, we may be getting some cosmic justice for the gang of warmists who have spread hysteria over their shaky theory of global warming. Owing to an outrageous act of witch-hunting dissenters, a congressional investigation has begun, and who knows what it will uncover?
  • Thinking the unthinkable: A case for orchestration

    10/02/2015 7:23:45 AM PDT · by Lazamataz · 267 replies
    10/2/2015 | By Laz A. Mataz
    I am increasingly suspicious -- almost convinced -- that these spree-shootings are orchestrated. Let us consider: Only days after Boehner resigns (but stays around through October, able to defy his base) TWO mass shooting events occur within hours of one another: The college in Oregon, and a lesser-publicized Inglis, Florida mass-shooting. If Obama seemed angry, I suspect it was because the second shooting was so small. Note how the two shootings make a perfect diagonal across the country, symbolically book-ending us with violence.It's really hard to be the point-man in this controversial subject -- that the mentally-ill and medicated can...
  • Todays Obama Remarks.No Guns For Us,But It's OK To Let Iran Build Nuclear Weapons.

    10/01/2015 7:31:17 PM PDT · by Cruz_West_Paul2016 · 10 replies
    Hopefully someone will bring this up on conservative radio and cable news. Obama is against us possessing weapons so we can protect our families, yet has no problem allowing Iran to build nuclear weapons that could someday wind up here!, Well? Does this make any sense to you? And we all know that any lunatic thats wants to kill will do so even if he can't find a weapon. Remember that Terrorist Attack In Boston?
  • WHO is the Shooter?

    10/01/2015 5:26:01 PM PDT · by CGASMIA68 · 163 replies
    Whats the cover up??
  • Hillary Clinton Has Only Six Months to Live.

    10/01/2015 3:49:15 PM PDT · by Vinylly · 189 replies
    I don't know if you can believe the National Enquirer but the front page of the latest issue says she has a brain tumor, blood clots, MS, and is an alcoholic. Doctors are saying she has about six months to live. If this is not true then I think this is a bit too much for the National Enquirer to be printing this stuff.
  • Investigation: Secret Service tried to discredit US lawmaker

    09/30/2015 11:03:22 PM PDT · by Osage Orange · 8 replies
    The Daily Oklahoman ^ | 9-30-2015 | Alicia A. Caldwell
    <p>WASHINGTON (AP) — Scores of U.S. Secret Service employees improperly accessed the decade-old, unsuccessful job application of a congressman who was investigating scandals inside the agency, a new government report said Wednesday. An assistant director suggested leaking embarrassing information to retaliate against Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, chairman of the House oversight committee.</p>
  • Took drive-by media 7 hours to report Russia bombing story appypappy posted at 8:30 am today

    09/30/2015 1:17:44 PM PDT · by Cats Pajamas · 8 replies
    Three cheers for FreeRepublic! That's some fast, firsthand reporting this morning. The Internet has completely changed their grip on how we access the news. Way to go appypappy for link and Trumpinator for the thread!
  • Michelle Stirling: Paris is about saving green investors, not the Earth

    09/30/2015 11:49:19 AM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 10 replies
    Recently, it was revealed that Volkswagen had been duping diesel-emissions tests on some of its high-end environmentally friendly cars. People were outraged. The CEO resigned. About the same time, Alberta Premier Rachel Notley told the Alberta Chambers of Commerce that her province had better get its environmental house in order or it would have measures imposed upon it. She also said that Alberta has “bad air.”Really? I challenge that statement. In 2011, Canada’s air was judged to be the third highest quality in the world. In 2006, Environment Canada reported that Red Deer was an unusual hot spot for poor...
  • Death by chocolate: an exploding chocolate bar meant for Winston Churchill [tr]

    09/30/2015 11:09:50 AM PDT · by pabianice · 27 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 9/30/15 | Robinson
    Dastardly Nazi plans to hide bombs in chocolate bars, mess tins and even bangers and mash have today been revealed in a series of secret wartime sketches unearthed after 70 years. Explosives were also hidden in Thermos flasks, cans of motor oil and even lumps of coal as the German war machine plotted murder on the streets of Britain. The chocolate bar, which would have exploded when a chunk was broken off, was designed specifically for Winston Churchill in the hope his sweet tooth would lead to his death. The lethal slabs of chocolate were packed with enough explosives to...
  • Computer algorithm created to encode human memories

    09/29/2015 4:57:44 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 11 replies
    Financial Times ^ | 09/29/15 | Clive Cookson
    High quality global journalism requires investment. Please share this article with others using the link below, do not cut & paste the article. See our Ts&Cs and Copyright Policy for more detail. Researchers in the US have developed an implant to help a disabled brain encode memories, giving new hope to Alzheimer’s sufferers and wounded soldiers who cannot remember the recent past. The prosthetic, developed at the University of Southern California and Wake Forest Baptist Medical Centre in a decade-long collaboration, includes a small array of electrodes implanted into the brain. High quality global journalism requires investment. Please share this...
  • DARPA is testing implanting chips in soldiers’ brains

    09/28/2015 5:44:15 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 6 replies
    Fusion ^ | 09/27/15 | Kristen V. Brown
    For decades, DARPA, the secretive research arm of the Department of Defense, has dreamed of turning soldiers into cyborgs. And now it’s finally happening. The agency has funded projects that involve implanting chips into soldiers’ brains that could one day enhance performance on the battlefield and repair traumatized brains once the fog of war has lifted. “Of the 2.5 million Americans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, 300,000 of them came home with traumatic brain injury,” journalist Annie Jacobsen told NPR. “DARPA initiated a series of programs to help cognitive functioning, to repair some of this damage. And those programs...
  • About Four More Weeks Of Global Warming News.Then "They Go In Hiding"For Six Months.

    09/28/2015 3:53:56 PM PDT · by Cruz_West_Paul2016 · 22 replies
    And has anyone ever take notice that Obama, Kerry and the rest never discuss Global Warming during the six months of winter? Can we assume that the likes of Al Gore go hiding in Florida and California? Who can't wait till December when the average temperature in the United States is 35, and for much of the country,between "0 and 10" degrees at night.Then come the next three months when we will be watching the news and every week it will be another "Polar Vortex","Ice Storm" or "The Weekly Blizzard From Hell". Us conservatives will just be laughing all winter...
  • This awkward photo of Obama and Putin locking eyes at the UN speaks volumes

    09/28/2015 3:38:05 PM PDT · by traumer · 114 replies
    Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin's relationship has always been, shall we say, fraught, but on Monday they shared a toast at the United Nations that looks to have been, even by their high standards, pretty weird. There's so much to take in here. The nuclear powers side-eye. Putin's almost triumphalist smirk; Obama's undisguised loathing (there's an unmistakable "let's get this over with" look on his face) of the man with whom he's touching glasses. The discrepancy in size between the two men — look at how much farther Obama's arm reached than Putin's — adds another layer to it all....
  • Browser question, Google Pref Cookie questions, Government spying question. (Vanity)

    09/28/2015 10:53:24 AM PDT · by LowOiL · 9 replies
    Self | 9-28-2015 | Me
    Yesterday a few of us got a warning that FR (the redirect page that goes to articles) was not allowed due to being a possible Malware site. This warning was placed up due to our browsers being in check with google which provides the browsers with a list of suspected Malware sites. When one tries to surf to a site that has been flagged as containing Malware or is known as a redirect portal that has been flagged as possible redirecting to bad sites it activates a warning page and will not let you proceed. This can be a good...
  • Huma? hon·ey·trap-a stratagem in which irresistible bait is used to lure a victim.

    09/28/2015 8:06:18 AM PDT · by Cats Pajamas · 24 replies
    Theories? Thoughts?
  • My Husband Is Now My Wife

    09/27/2015 10:11:05 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 57 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | September 22, 2015 | ALEX MORRIS
    The spouses of transgender people face their own dramatic transformations—only no one celebrates them.Elizabeth Miller sat in her living room with her wedding album in her lap. It had been a long while since she’d brought it up from the basement, and the brown leather cover was worn, the pages slightly yellowed. From under their plastic covering, the pictures show pink linen tablecloths and taffeta gowns and Elizabeth in a dainty white Laura Ashley dress and a flower crown, peering up at the camera with that expectant newlywed’s look — heaps of bliss, a dash of terror. Next to her...
  • Capitol rally draws critics of police response to Waco biker shootout

    09/26/2015 6:35:41 PM PDT · by ExyZ · 27 replies
    Austin American Statesman ^ | September 26, 2015 | James Barragan
    About 150 people, mostly bikers and their supporters, attended a rally Saturday on the south steps of the Capitol to denounce the treatment of the 177 people arrested in connection with a May shootout in Waco that left nine dead and 20 injured “That’s how tyrannies usually start: by throwing people in jail because of their association,” said Clint Broden, who is representing Matthew Clendennen, one of the arrested bikers, in criminal and civil lawsuits.
  • Global Climate Sham.The Argument Is Over?Yet They Wont Name A Nation In Dire Straights.

    09/26/2015 5:39:48 PM PDT · by Cruz_West_Paul2016 · 21 replies
    Every time we hear the likes of Obama and Kerry adamantly declare that Global Warming and Global Climate is real, they still never point out an example. It's beyond laughable at this point. The leftist leaders keep insisting that we are experiencing global warming/climate change as we speak, yet they never say where! Is Italy or Great Britain under water? Has either pole melted? are all countries along the equator on fire or so hot that we are having mass evacuations? God! we just can't wait for November and El Nino to come. Lets see them blame the upcoming vicious...
  • The Purpose of Public Schools

    09/26/2015 3:27:13 PM PDT · by BruceDeitrickPrice · 31 replies ^ | Sept. 9, 2015 | Bruce Deitrick Price
    The traditional view is simply stated: the purpose of public education is to take each child as far as each child can be taken. Who can disagree with that? If a school is aiming for less, that school would seem to me to be guilty of malpractice or false advertising. Doesn’t the word “education” imply a striving for excellence? At the end of each school year, children are presumed to know more than at the start. Isn’t that a reasonable presumption? Somewhat bizarrely, given what’s going on in our public schools, the Education Establishment might claim they agree. Oh yes,...
  • Boehner: ‘This Morning I Woke Up … Said My Prayers’ and Decided ‘Today’s the Day’ (SMH)

    09/26/2015 4:23:33 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 32 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | September 25, 2015 | 2:05 PM EDT | Melanie Hunter
    Singing “Zip-a-dee-doo-dah” as he began his press conference, House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) formally announced his resignation from his leadership post and from Congress effective at the end of October. […] “Now as you’ve often heard me say, this isn’t about me. It’s about the people. It’s about the institution. Just yesterday, we witnessed the awesome sight of Pope Francis addressing the greatest legislative body in the world, and I hope that we will all heed his call to live by the golden rule,” Boehner said. “But last night I began thinking about this, and this morning I woke up,...
  • Vanity

    09/25/2015 5:00:18 PM PDT · by TexasTransplant · 12 replies
    It occurred to me today that support for everything that is damaging / bad for America always has a Financial aspect, someone will always profit, selling out America is a Cottage Industry for Politicians, Lawyers and Media. Great sums of money may be made by knowing, (ahem) not knowing or participating in actions that cause great harm to the USA. We used to have "Reporters" now we have "The Steno Pool for the Democrat Party" but I think it is much worse than that... it is "The Steno Pool for the Uni-Party" Osama may be Dead, but he was Right,...
  • Gee. What's the matter with government?

    09/25/2015 2:14:07 PM PDT · by pabianice · 11 replies
    My wife, a substitute teacher, received a 10-page form today in the mail. DOC TYPE: RMDLTY_STD DOC ID: 405275982 IND DOC: 5034450 ADDR-Y PAGES ENCLOSED: 10 06-072814 PNP-GP00 EV ID: 593487126 PLAN NUMBER 98966-02 SMART PLAN - MANDATORY OBRA There follows a ten-page, single-space mess of governise. Neither of us had a clue about what it was talking about except threats like "THE IRS MAY CONFISCATE 50% OF YOUR ACCOUNT" and "PENALTIES FOR NOT MAKING MINIMUM REQUIRED DEDUCTIONS MAY ACCRUE." A call to Colorado followed. After 10 minutes on the phone screaming at an apparently hard-of-hearing phone robot ("I'm sorry....
  • New computer model says human emissions can ‘render Earth ice free’

    09/25/2015 10:52:02 AM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 79 replies ^ | September 24, 2015 | Anthony Watts
    From the “department of global roasting” and the UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA FAIRBANKS, where great ideas like this one are formed at Halloween parties, (yes really, see PR) comes this claim:UAF model used to estimate Antarctic ice sheet meltingTo see how burning up the Earth’s available fossil fuels might affect the Antarctic ice sheet, scientists turned to a computer program developed at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute. The ice would disappear, they found, and that conclusion is making headlines across the world.UAF’s Parallel Ice Sheet Model “was the perfect tool to find out whether human emissions are sufficient to...
  • Boehner stayed in office just so he could meet the Pope!

    09/25/2015 9:48:38 AM PDT · by CivilWarBrewing · 33 replies ^ | September 25, 2015 | CivilWarBrewing
    Boehner didn't resign for the party's sake. Boehner didn't take one for the team.. Boehner was initially going to retire at the end of 2014 but THEN STAYED IN OFFICE JUST SO HE COULD MEET THE POPE THEN TO RESIGN THE NEXT DAY!!
  • Apple lists top 25 apps afflicted by XcodeGhost

    09/25/2015 2:44:32 AM PDT · by Swordmaker · 8 replies
    Mac Daily News ^ | September 24, 2015 | Apple Inc
    Apple has posted an “XcodeGhost Q&A” information page: I’ve heard about malicious apps created by XcodeGhost — what does this mean? We always recommend developers use the free, secure tools we provide them — including Xcode — to ensure they’re creating the most secure apps for App Store customers. Some developers downloaded counterfeit versions of Xcode that have been infected with malware and created apps that were just as infected. Apple incorporates technologies like Gatekeeper expressly to prevent non-App Store and/or unsigned versions of programs, including Xcode, from being installed. Those protections had to have been deliberately disabled by the...
  • Trump lashes out at AP photographer who snapped empty chairs

    09/24/2015 10:30:04 PM PDT · by Vision Thing · 54 replies
    Politico ^ | 09/24/15 | Eliza Collins
    Donald Trump is not happy with the Associated Press photographer who took a picture showing a significant number of empty chairs at a South Carolina event on Wednesday — so unhappy he called him a “f***ing thief,” according to the Daily Mail. Trump’s remarks about wire photographer Mic Smith follow a rough couple of days for his relationship with the press. On Wednesday, he said he would no longer appear on Fox News, which responded that Trump "doesn’t seem to grasp that candidates telling journalists what to ask is not how the media works in this country.” Later, he agreed...
  • Francis Pope, Original Landowner of Washington, DC

    09/24/2015 10:46:07 AM PDT · by Cats Pajamas · 8 replies
    Well isn't this cool? Allegedly old name of D.C. Was Rome and was owned by Francis Pope
  • XCodeGhost iOS infection toll balloons from 39 to over 4,000 apps

    09/24/2015 1:47:57 AM PDT · by Swordmaker · 79 replies
    Mac Daily News ^ | Wednesday, September 23, 2015 · 5:27 pm
    The number of XCodeGhost-infected iOS apps, initially pegged at 39, has ballooned to more than 4,000,” Darren Pauli reports for The Register. “‘Immediately after learning of XcodeGhost, FireEye Labs identified more than 4,000 infected apps on the App Store,’ FireEye said. ‘The malicious apps steal device and user information and send stolen data to a command and control (CnC) server [and] also accept remote commands including the ability to open URLs sent by the CnC server. These URLs can be phishing webpages for stealing credentials, or a link to an enterprise-signed malicious app that can be installed on non-jailbroken devices.'”...
  • Heavy Hand of Government Poised to Strike Again

    09/22/2015 9:02:39 PM PDT · by Mad Marc · 30 replies
    Diogenes Middle Finger ^ | 9/22/2015 | Diogenes
    To comply with the 2005 Real ID Act, citizens in a number of U.S. states will now be forced to obtain a passport if they want to board an airplane....Even for domestic flights. Starting in 2016, travelers from five U.S. states - Louisiana, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New York, and Wisconsin will not be able to use their driver’s licenses as ID to board domestic flights. The website of Department of Homeland Security explains fives states are “noncompliant jurisdictions” meaning that to board an aircraft, you will need a passport.  That's a pretty major development considering a majority of Americans don’t...
  • EMP Nightmare: How Iran or North Korea Could Destroy America with a Single Bomb

    09/22/2015 3:07:29 PM PDT · by Ghost of SVR4 · 44 replies
    PJTV ^ | 2011 | PJTV
    From 2011. A video about EMP weapons and Iran's intent. I thought it was interesting that the alarm has been sounding with those paying attention and look where we are today...
  • Have you seen the "Hillary: 'She's Sick'" pic on Drudge? (barf alert!)

    09/22/2015 9:56:15 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 116 replies
    Drudge Report ^ | 9/22/2015 | Drudge
    "Book: She's Sick"
  • Marines test Google's latest military robot

    09/21/2015 5:46:53 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 25 replies
    PC World ^ | 09/21/15 | Martyn Williams
    Spot is electrically operated and walks on four hydraulically actuated legs The latest version of a walking, quadruped battlefield robot from Boston Dynamics, the military robotics maker owned by Google X, was tested by U.S. Marines last week. Spot weighs about 70kgs, is electrically operated and walks on four hydraulically-actuated legs. It's controlled via wireless by an operator who can be up to 500 meters away. It underwent trials and testing at Marine Corps Base Quantico in Virginia as part of evaluations by the Marines on future military uses of robotic technology. In a series of missions, it was evaluated...
  • Get Ready to Meet the New Boss, Same as the Old Boss

    09/21/2015 12:42:21 PM PDT · by pabianice · 18 replies
    moonbattery ^ | 9/21/15
    Get Ready to Meet the New Boss, Same as the Old Boss It would be nice to think we will finally be out from under Obama et al. when he leaves office in 486 long days. But we might not be so lucky: President Barack Obama has agreed to endorse a presidential campaign by Vice President Joe Biden if he is allowed to pick Biden’s running mate, author and journalist Ed Klein reports. … Further, Obama wants Biden to choose a black running mate and commit to serving only one term, then throwing his own endorsement to his vice president,...
  • US People Across The Country Are Painting Blue Lines On Street Curbs To Support Police

    09/19/2015 5:35:04 PM PDT · by dontreadthis · 20 replies
    Daily ^ | September 17, 2015 | EMMA COLTON
    The thin blue line that symbolizes America’s embattled police officers is taking on a literal meaning in city after city. Through the Safe Harbor Initiative, Anthony Welichko of San Antonio is urging Americans to spray paint a blue line on the curb by their home as a simple public affirmation of their support for the police. “To all law enforcement who see this line, know that the residents of this home appreciate your service and dedication to keeping the peace,” Welichko wrote on Facebook. “Know that when you enter the neighborhood and see these lines that you are not alone...
  • Hey media! How many OPEN town halls have your establishment candidates held?

    09/19/2015 6:53:06 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 4 replies
    9/19/15 | sff
    Trump does a speech before a BIG audience, then takes obviously UNSCRIPTED, IMPROMPTU questions..... How many of those has Hitlery done? Christie? I saw Jeb do one in front of a group of students in Miami a month ago, but who knows if the questions were cherry picked? Point is: Trump was talking to the *PEOPLE* and listening to them....not talking down to them.
  • Case exposes trust issues between Waco police detective, McLennan County DA's office

    09/18/2015 9:25:33 PM PDT · by ExyZ · 11 replies
    Waco Tribune ^ | Thursday, February 7, 2013 12:00 am | TOMMY WITHERSPOON
    A police detective’s refusal to turn over the name of a confidential informant to prosecutors has cast a public spotlight on a private rift between the Waco Police Department and the McLennan County District Attorney’s office. Police Chief Brent Stroman, Assistant Chief Frank Gentsch and Sgt. Phillip Zboril brought Waco City Attorney Jennifer Richie, who hired Waco attorney Rick Bostwick to represent the department. Waco’s 19th State District Judge Ralph Strother then ordered police to disclose the informant’s identity to prosecutors and himself so he could determine if it should be revealed to the defense. But Strother said as he...
  • Which Do You Fear More, The "Training Camps" or the Reptilians That Control All Governments?

    09/18/2015 8:37:20 AM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 57 replies
    9/18/2015 | Laissez-Faire Capitalist
    LOL. The thread title is indeed sarcastic, but it proves my point nonetheless... The super secret training camps are all over America and they are out to get us all and some GOP candidate needs to take a stand for us and against them heaven protect us all (whew) meme is yet another fringe conspiracy theory that is along the lines of Trigerism (that Trig Palin is somehow not Sarah Palin's son) and is akin to Trutherism (9/11 was an inside job) as well. All conspiracy theories (like the aforementioned and the very recent one proffered by some goofball at...
  • NFL to Giants: Refs Blew End of Cowboys Game, Too

    09/17/2015 11:27:53 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 31 replies
    New York Post ^ | September 1 | Paul Schwartz
    SNIP That was basically the attitude of Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie after the Giants cornerback learned the NFL had admitted it erred on two key calls in the season-opening 27-26 loss to the Cowboys — blown calls that certainly could have changed the outcome of the game. “That’s just one you have to live with,’’ Rodgers-Cromartie said. “That was a tough one.’’ A third-quarter pass-interference call on Rodgers-Cromartie, who was shadowing receiver Terrence Williams on a third-and-4 play, handed the Cowboys 16 gift yards and a first down. That directly led to a Dallas touchdown. It should not have been a penalty,...
  • During second debate, did Jeb imply that Justice Roberts is being blackmailed?

    09/17/2015 5:25:53 AM PDT · by FreeAtlanta · 24 replies
    9/17/2015 | vanity
    Did Bush go down the Justice Roberts is compromised path, before back tracking? I think he let the cat out of the bag.