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  • ACLU Sues Catholic Hospitals for Refusing to Give Abortions

    10/05/2015 6:08:42 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 2 replies
    The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit last week against Trinity Health Corporation, one of the nation’s largest Catholic health care groups, for refusing to provide emergency abortions. The formal complaint is based on the health system’s “repeated and systematic failure to provide women suffering pregnancy complications with appropriate emergency abortions as required by federal law,” according to an ACLU press release. Fox News religion correspondent Father John Morris said this is another example of religious institutions being forced to do things against their beliefs. "The ACLU wants no religious belief whatsoever to get in the way of their...
  • Gunman shot woman in her wheelchair after demanding that she climb back into it off the ground

    10/05/2015 6:01:24 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 9 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 4 October 2015 | Kelly Mclaughlin and Mia De Graaf and Martin Gould
    College gunman shot a woman in her wheelchair after demanding that she climb back into it off the ground A survivor of the attack said Chris Harper-Mercer shot a woman in a wheelchair who was accompanied by a service dog The survivor, how did want to be identified, was shot in the hand The 26-year-old killer reportedly ordered his Christian classmates to crawl into the middle of the room to be shot dead By Kelly Mclaughlin and Mia De Graaf For and Martin Gould In Roseburg, Oregon For Published: 18:48 EST, 4 October 2015 | Updated: 07:14 EST,...
  • ‘Pathetically giving up!’ Judge Jeanine slams Obama as Russia takes over US leadership role

    10/05/2015 5:35:51 AM PDT · by HomerBohn · 9 replies
    BPR ^ | 10/4/2015 | Carmine Sabia
    The United States is losing power and influence under President Obama and Vladimir Putin’s Russia is picking it up to create a new world order. That was the take Saturday from Fox News’ Judge Jeanine Pirro, who used her “Opening Statement” on “Justice with Judge Jeanine” to explain that Putin is attempting to take the title of world’s superpower from the U.S. and Obama’s weakness is helping him. “With Barack Obama as commander in chief, the United States is recklessly and pathetically giving up as the world’s superpower,” she said. She also detailed how the weakness Obama showed in the...
  • What the Secret Service Has to Say About Hillary Clinton

    10/05/2015 5:24:40 AM PDT · by HomerBohn · 13 replies
    Daily Sheeple ^ | 10/3/2015 | Joshua Krause
    Perhaps it’s a little cliché to say this, but most politicians have no real substance. They really only have two primary skills, which is acting and public relations. They are nothing more than professional election winners, and anyone with a half a brain knows that the politician you see on stage is a different person behind the curtain. However, this fact applies more to Hillary Clinton than any other presidential candidate. According to The First Family Detail, a book that investigates the lives of Secret Service agents, Hillary Clinton is probably the nastiest, most abusive individual in American politics...
  • What if shooter had targeted Muslims, not Christians? Obama would have mentioned THAT?

    10/05/2015 4:49:10 AM PDT · by HomerBohn · 18 replies
    BPR ^ | 10/3/2015 | Michael Dorstewitz
    Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee observed that President Barack Obama “conveniently just ignores it” when victims of a violent act, such as Thursday’s mass shooting at an Oregon community college, are Christian. Multiple witnesses said that the Umpqua Community College shooter targeted Christians, shooting them in the head while shooting non-Christians in the leg. In an interview with Newsmax’s Steve Malzberg Friday, Malzberg asked Huckabee, “What if the shooter had said, ‘Are you a Muslim?’ And shot those in the head who were Muslim. Do you think the president would have mentioned that?” There was no hesitation from Huckabee “Of...
  • Final-stretch talks on huge TPP trade deal open in Atlanta (U.S. Sovereignty Forfeit Alert)

    10/05/2015 4:46:15 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 7 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 09/30/15 | Paul Handley
    Trade ministers from the United States, Japan and 10 other Pacific Rim countries opened final-stretch negotiations Wednesday trying to seal a deal on the world's largest free-trade pact, the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Ministers are under pressure to bridge differences over a handful of key issues which prevented an agreement during top-level talks in Hawaii in July. The stakes were high for many, with farm and pharmaceutical industry lobbyists from various countries and civil society activists gathered at the same Atlanta hotel to defend their interests. And as the ministers began meeting Wednesday, a handful of protestors marched through the lobby of...
  • Oregon Terrorist Forced Christians To Crawl, Woman To Beg For Life As He Butchered Them

    10/05/2015 4:39:19 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 15 replies
    Pamela Geller ^ | October 5, 2015 | Pamela Geller
    Here is the question no one is asking: Who wasn’t shot in the head by the Oregon shooter? Christians were murdered on the spot, but those who weren’t Christians were spared. Who are they? And why hasn’t any media outlet asked that question? Who was spared and why?
  • China to Participate in Airstrikes Against CIA Proxies in Syria

    10/05/2015 4:33:16 AM PDT · by HomerBohn · 19 replies
    NWO Report ^ | 10/2/2015 | Debka File Staff
    The Israeli intelligence source DEBKAfile claims China is preparing to join Russia in airstrikes against the CIA’s jihadist forces in Syria. “DEBKAfile’s military and intelligence sources report that China sent word to Moscow Friday, Oct. 2, that J-15 fighter bombers would shortly join the Russian air campaign that was launched Wednesday, Sept. 30,” the website reported on October 2. The J-15 warplanes will take off from the Chinese Liaoning-CV-16 aircraft carrier, which reached Syrian shores on Sept. 26… This will be a landmark event for Beijing: its first military operation in the Middle East as well the carrier’s first taste...
  • How Hillary Plans to Tackle Gun Control [secret service protected for 38 years and counting]

    10/05/2015 4:30:42 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 35 replies
    ABC News ^ | October 5, 2015 | Liz Kreutz
    "... Clinton’s plan, her campaign said, will continue calls for universal background checks and for the ban of military-style assault weapons from the streets. In addition, it will call for a crackdown on the sale of guns on the Internet and at gun shows -- something Clinton will say she will even take executive action to do -- in order to ensure that all gun sellers are held to the same standards as gun stores. It will also push for legislation to prevent gun sales from going through without completed background checks (something currently dubbed a "Charleston Loophole"), and for...

    10/05/2015 3:58:30 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 5 replies ^ | October 5, 2015 | Daniel Greenfield
    Even though Christopher Harper-Mercer, the Oregon killer, had a black mother who raised him, the media insisted that he was a “white supremacist”. Mercer was about as white as Obama. Most of his victims were white Christians. If being half-black and hating Christians qualifies you as a white supremacist, then Obama needs to be investigated for possible white supremacist leanings.
  • Oregon Shooter's Father Absolves Son: Guns,Not His Parenting To Blame

    10/05/2015 3:39:53 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 48 replies ^ | October 5, 2015 | Brandon Darby
    The father of the Oregon shooter who ruthlessly murdered 9 people at a community college in Umpqua, Oregon, insists that his son isn’t to blame for shooting innocent victims, but rather, ‘guns’ are to blame. The man absolving his son of responsibility is Ian Mercer and he made the statements during a CNN interview. A report in the Daily Beast claims that Mr. Mercer abandoned his son at birth–a factor that the father did not mention during his anti-gun rant on television.
  • Immigration Will Outpace American Population Growth 7 To 1 Through 2065

    10/05/2015 2:55:21 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 10 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/04/15
    The following chart and background have been provided to Breitbart News exclusively from the Senate Judiciary Committee’s subcommittee on Immigration and the National Interest, which is chaired by Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) 80% . The chart shows that for every 1 net American born to today’s population—births minus deaths—the federal government will add 7 more people to the country through future immigration. Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL), the chairman of the subcommittee, responded to the startling data his committee uncovered by telling Breitbart News there should be immigration controls put in place immediately. “We should not admit people in larger numbers...
  • Volkswagen Emissions Probe Zeroes In on Two Engineers

    10/05/2015 12:23:46 AM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 28 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | October 4, 2015 | By William Boston
    WOLFSBURG, Germany—Two top Volkswagen engineers who found they couldn’t deliver as promised a clean diesel engine for the U.S. market are at the center of a company probe into the installation of engine software designed to fool regulators, according to people familiar with the matter. The two men, Ulrich Hackenberg, Audi ’s chief engineer, and Wolfgang Hatz, developer of Porsche’s winning Formula One engines, were among the engineers suspended in the investigation of the emissions cheating scandal that sank the company’s market value by 43% since Sept. 18 and triggered a world-wide recall to refit the engines to meet clear-air...
  • Farrakhan calls black Christian pastors 'pimps' and 'whores'

    10/04/2015 10:10:12 PM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 34 replies
    Christian Examiner ^ | September,30 2015 | Gregory Tomlin
    They don't trust the elders anymore, because the elders are like whores. We follow where the money is. The young are rejected by their elders. They see the pastors as pimps of their mothers and grandmothers and grandfathers. They have no respect for religion because religion has had no respect for them.” - Louis Farrakhan
  • Trump: Armed teachers could have stopped Oregon massacre

    10/04/2015 8:14:44 PM PDT · by WilliamIII · 91 replies
    CNN ^ | Oct 4 2015 | Eugene Scott
    Washington (CNN)Donald Trump said Saturday that had teachers been armed at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon, the deadly shooting there this week would not have been as tragic. Trump has previously cited mental health issues, not guns, as the biggest cause of shootings in the U.S. But his comments on Saturday are his most extensive and emotionally charged about firearms since he launched his campaign in June, as he spoke about his personal gun ownership and elicited his biggest applause of the afternoon in discussing gun rights. "By the way, it was a gun-free zone," he said at a...
  • The band of brothers who voluntarily patrol the US-Mexico border....

    10/04/2015 8:04:55 PM PDT · by Jet Jaguar · 25 replies
    UK daily mail ^ | Updated: 18:49 EST, 3 October 2015 | By OLLIE GILLMAN
    The band of brothers who voluntarily patrol the US-Mexico border: Heavily armed vigilantes led by a veteran dubbed 'Nailer' act as the final guard against what they call an 'immigrant invasion' Dressed in camouflage gear and wielding heavy machine guns, these men look like they are off to war. But while the pictures appear to show this band of brothers patrolling a conflict zone, they are actually guarding the border between the US and Mexico. The ‘watchmen’ of The Arizona Border Recon - led by the group's chief 'Nailer' - protect the border near the Mexican town of Nogales, with...
  • Four California High School Students Arrested for Alleged Mass Shooting Plot

    10/04/2015 7:48:10 PM PDT · by FoxInSocks · 49 replies
    People ^ | October 4, 2015 | Lindsay Kimble
    Four students at Summerville High School in Tuolumne, California, were arrested for allegedly plotting a school shooting, the Tuolumne County Sheriff said in a press conference on Saturday. Sheriff Jim Mele claimed that the students involved were planning to "come on campus, and shoot and kill as many people as possible at the campus." The Summerville High School administration contacted the sheriff's office on Wednesday to report three of the students, who were identified by classmates who found their behavior suspicious. The authorities immediately launched an investigation, which involved interviews with the suspects, as well as school staff and students,...
  • Ice cream truck driver fatally shot in Oakland

    10/04/2015 7:09:43 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 23 replies
    The driver of an ice cream truck was shot and killed in East Oakland on Saturday afternoon, officials said.
  • Obama rejects candidates' ideas for solving crisis in Syria

    10/04/2015 7:06:03 PM PDT · by Libloather · 43 replies
    AP via Yahoo ^ | 10/03/15 | JULIE PACE
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is accusing White House hopefuls of concocting "half-baked" ideas for solving the crisis in Syria, appearing to even dismiss his former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's call for a no-fly zone before later clarifying his view of the Democratic front-runner. The idea of a no-fly zone — a region of Syria that the United States would protect from bombing to create a safe corridor for refugees — has emerged as a favorite option for Democratic and Republican candidates. It's a plan that allows them to stake out a more aggressive military posture than...
  • Oregon pastor says shooting survivor got flash drive, had to watch slayings

    10/04/2015 6:57:35 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 14 replies ^ | 10/4/15 | Associated Press writer Tami Abdollah
    An Oregon pastor says a student who was spared by a gunman during a deadly rampage on a college campus received an envelope with a flash drive from the shooter and had to watch as his classmates were killed. Randy Scroggins, whose daughter also survived Thursday's shooting at Umpqua Community College, spoke at his church Sunday as his daughter and the other student, 18-year-old Mathew Downing, sat together in the congregation. Scroggins' daughter Lacey had told him gunman Christopher Sean Harper-Mercer gave an envelope to another student in the class and told him to give it to police.
  • Drug charges filed after dozens of heroin overdose cases reported

    10/04/2015 6:52:41 PM PDT · by markomalley · 11 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 10/4/15 | Jeremy Gorner and Tony Briscoe
    Two reputed gang members were arrested and appeared in court on drug charges over the weekend after Chicago Fire Department crews responded to 74 heroin overdose cases in 72 hours last week.Chicago police and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration were combing the West Side trying to find the source of the dangerous batch of drugs. Alfonzo Sylvester, 24, was arrested Saturday and appeared in Leighton Criminal Court Building on Sunday on charges of possession of heroin with the intent to deliver and aggravated fleeing and eluding police, both felonies, prosecutors said.Sylvester, wearing a denim jacket with red lettering that read...
  • Hillary campaign sending Bill out on the campaign trail

    10/04/2015 6:37:23 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 35 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | October 4, 2015 | Kelly Riddell
    Hopes ex-president can energize blacks, HispanicsThey’d kept him off the trail for months, but Hillary Rodham Clinton’s campaign is finally deploying former President Bill Clinton, accepting the political risks he brings as worthy tradeoff if he can shore up support for his wife among longtime Democrats and build enthusiasm among Hispanic and black voters. The man who just months ago said he’d be little more than a backstage adviser is now out doing interviews defending Mrs. Clinton and dabbling in critiques of the GOP presidential field. And his October schedule is shaping up to be his most high-profile on the...
  • Senate Immigration Subcommittee Illustrates How Immigration Will Outpace US Population Growth 7 to 1

    10/04/2015 6:35:52 PM PDT · by Rockitz · 17 replies ^ | 4 Oct 2015 | Breitbart News
    The following chart and background have been provided to Breitbart News exclusively from the Senate Judiciary Committee’s subcommittee on Immigration and the National Interest, which is chaired by Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL). The chart shows that for every 1 net American born to today’s population—births minus deaths—the federal government will add 7 more people to the country through future immigration. The Senate Subcommittee told Breitbart News: October 3rd marked the 50th anniversary of the Immigration and Nationality Act. According to Pew Research, in the five decades since the Act’s adoption, 59 million immigrants have entered the United States. Pew further...
  • Thought experiment: how illegal immigrants could elect Hillary

    10/04/2015 6:33:42 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 3 replies
    Hotair ^ | 10/04/2015 | Jazz Shaw
    Here’s some Sunday morning math from Politico Magazine to either amuse or enrage you. (Or possibly both?) The conclusion of this analysis is that Hillary Clinton – or whoever the Democrats wind up deciding on – could be elected by illegal immigrants. At first glance this sounds like a voter fraud story, but that would require one heck of a lot of illegally cast ballots. No… it’s something different and it once again brings us back to the arcane math behind the electoral college. You see, while the electors representing the two senators from each state are unaffected by...
  • Watch the Debut of “Full Measure”

    10/04/2015 5:40:45 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 26 replies
    Full Mesure ^ | October 4 ,2015 | Sharyr Attkakkson
    Immigration took center stage in the show's debut. Host Attkisson explored why Lewiston, Maine has become an unlikely refuge for Somali asylum-seekers, "Full Measure" correspondent Scott Thuman examined life in European refugee camps, and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump explained why he wouldn't welcome any Syrian refugees to America. The GOP newsmaker also exclusively revealed to Attkisson why he would be second to no other presidential candidate.
  • After five years of negotiations, Pacific trade talks near deal

    10/04/2015 5:08:08 PM PDT · by Mariner · 14 replies
    Reuters ^ | October 4th, 2015 | By Krista Hughes
    ATLANTA (Reuters) - A dozen Pacific nations closed in on a sweeping free trade pact on Sunday in Atlanta after a breakthrough over how long a monopoly pharmaceutical companies should be given on new biotech drugs. The issue has pitted the United States, which has argued for longer protections, against Australia and five other delegations who say such measures would strain national healthcare budgets and keep life-saving medicines from patients who cannot afford them. The terms of that compromise, hammered out after a third all-night round of negotiations between Australia and the United States, still had to find support from...
  • Of 170 held after Waco biker shooting, all are now out of jail, with none charged in killings

    10/04/2015 4:21:29 PM PDT · by PAR35 · 73 replies
    Dallas News ^ | 04 October 2015 | AP
    WACO — Only a few of the people arrested in the May biker shooting outside a Waco restaurant remain under ankle monitoring, and none are still in jail. Of the 135 people originally ordered to wear GPS ankle monitors, all but 22 have been allowed to remove them, the Waco Tribune-Herald reported Sunday. Their lawyers have reached agreements with prosecutors to modify the conditions of their pre-trial release. After initially locking up more than 170 people in connection with the May 17 incident outside Twin Peaks restaurant, McLennan County prosecutors have not charged anyone with the shooting deaths of nine...
  • ACLU Sues Catholic Hospital for Refusing Abortion Services to Pregnant Women

    10/04/2015 2:17:00 PM PDT · by amorphous · 21 replies
    Rick Wiles' TruNews.Com ^ | 4 Oct 2015 | Kelly Sloan
    The American Civil Liberties Union has sued a Catholic health care provider for refusing to provide abortions. They claim Trinity Health Corporation has violated federal law by “refusing to provide pregnant women suffering emergency medical conditions with abortions necessary to stabilize them”. The 86 hospitals that fall under the corporation are required to abide by “Directive 45” which states abortion is never permitted. In June, U.S. District Judge Robert Holmes Bell dismissed a similar ACLU lawsuit against Trinity Health. He ruled federal courts have no jurisdiction over hospital policy and that patients who believed they received inadequate care should file...
  • Survivor: Gunman spared 'lucky one' to give police message

    10/04/2015 1:25:13 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 30 replies
    Stars and Stripes ^ | October 4, 2015 | Gosia Wozniacka and Brian Melley, The Associated Press
    ROSEBURG, Ore. — The gunman had already shot several students at close range when he stood inches from Lacey Scroggins and demanded she stand up. It was only the fourth day of community college for the 18-year-old aspiring surgeon. She was faced down, her head tucked between her outstretched arms among dead and dying classmates. Scroggins could hear someone gurgling. She felt the weight of mortally wounded Treven Anspach against her, the 20-year-old's blood flowing onto her clothing....
  • Clarice Feldman: No Coherent Identityitis

    10/04/2015 11:37:28 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 6 replies
    American Thinker ^ | October 4, 2015 | Clarice Feldman
    There’s an illness sweeping the country and even the White House has succumbed to it: No coherent identityitis. In the way that the media highlights and frames mass shootings as a sort of ghoulish entertainment and ignores far more serious events, you might have missed the connection between the shootings in Oregon and Obama’s conduct this week. There’s a great deal of commonality between those murders and the disaster in the Middle East that Obama touched off with his ridiculous Arab Spring and Iran deal, a disaster that certainly has resulted in many more deaths and holds out the terrible...
  • ARGENTINE PREZ: Obama Admin Tried to Convince Us to Sell Nuclear Fuel to Iran

    10/04/2015 10:50:56 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 40 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 08/04/15 | Jim Hoft
    The Obama administration tried to persuade Argentina to “provide the Islamic State of Iran with nuclear fuel” back in 2010. President Christina Fernandez de Kirchner made these accusations during her speech this week to the General Assembly. Nuclear fuel is a key component in nuclear weapons. This United States mainstream media ignored this story for some odd reason?
  • Newtown families’ suit against gun maker sent to state court

    10/04/2015 10:08:35 AM PDT · by rktman · 9 replies ^ | 10/1/2015 | unknown
    A wrongful death lawsuit filed against gun maker Remington by families of some Newtown school massacre victims has been sent from federal court back to state court, where it may have a better chance of succeeding.
  • Gun Control's Biggest Problem: Most People Just Don't Care Very Much

    10/04/2015 9:54:28 AM PDT · by rktman · 27 replies ^ | 10/4/2015 | Kevin Drum
    Atkins is certainly right that Democratic legislators won't act on gun control until voters are mobilized, but that puts the cart before the horse. You can't mobilize voters on an issue they don't really care much about in the first place. In this case, I think the folks who prioritize issue-area visibility and engagement probably have the better of the argument. Until voters who favor gun control feel as strongly as those who oppose it, all the field work in the world won't do any good.
  • Syria President: Russia campaign must succeed

    10/04/2015 9:44:25 AM PDT · by Mariner · 6 replies
    AP ^ | October 4th, 2015 | By ALBERT AJI and SARAH EL DEEB
    DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria's President Bashar Assad said in comments Sunday that the air campaign by Russia against "terrorists" in his country must succeed or the whole region will be destroyed, stressing that the fight against terrorism must precede a political process. In the interview with Iran's Khabar TV, Assad also accused Western nations of fueling the refugee crisis and said the U.S.-led coalition to fight the Islamic State group will only spark more instability in his country and the region. These were Assad's first comments since Russia launched its air campaign against multiple armed groups in Syria Wednesday....
  • Will Property Crime Uptick Become Crime Wave?

    10/04/2015 9:29:31 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies ^ | October 4, 2015 | Debra J. Saunders
    "Crime drops to new lows," read Tuesday's San Francisco Chronicle headline for a story about historic lows in crime statistics, nationally as well as in the Bay Area. I hope you enjoyed that headline, because it could be the last time you will read it for at least a decade. Though violent crime rates dropped in California in 2014, some property crime is rising. Some fear that changes in California law that have led to increases in property crime eventually could result in a rise in more serious offenses. The good news of lower crime rates is especially amazing for...
  • Saudi Arabian health ministry statement said 4,000 people died in Hajj stampede—then disappeared

    10/04/2015 9:22:15 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    Al Bawaba ^ | September 30, 2015
    There's strange news coming — and being redacted — from the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Heath about the death toll of Saturday's Hajj stampede in Mina. As the baffling fatality numbers have shown, this is the worst disaster to strike Hajj since 1990. But just how large those numbers are is a debate still raging days after the accident. The ministry's Arabic website said Tuesday some 4,000 people died in the crush. The announcement's since been wiped from the page, but not before people (including Al Bawaba) managed to capture a screen shot. See it below. Here's the translation: The...
  • Law firm labeled hate group leading Kim Davis' crusade

    10/04/2015 9:17:57 AM PDT · by PROCON · 29 replies
    AP ^ | Oct. 4, 2015 | AP
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Kim Davis' lawyer stood onstage in a Washington D.C. hotel and pointed to a photo on the screen. It showed 100,000 people packed into a Peruvian soccer stadium, Mat Staver told the crowd, all there to pray for the Kentucky clerk battling against gay marriage. The crowd erupted. It wasn't true.
  • The truth about gun deaths: numbers and actual solutions

    10/04/2015 9:15:10 AM PDT · by rktman · 20 replies ^ | 10/4/2015 | Jazz Shaw
    First of all, look at the number of gun deaths on that chart from 2011. It’s 32,351. That’s a lot of gun deaths to be sure. So that’s the total number of murders by gun owners, right? The answer is not only Hell No, but it’s not even remotely close. It’s true that this figure is close to the total number of human lives ended in incidents involving a gun, but that’s all incidents. So how did those deaths happen?
  • The band of brothers who voluntarily patrol the US-Mexico border

    10/04/2015 8:50:24 AM PDT · by Herosmith · 14 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 3 October 2015 | Ollie Gillman
    The Arizona Border Recon - made up of veterans former private security officers - guard the US-Mexico border They stop illegal immigrants, drug smuggling and human trafficking while providing intelligence to border agents Photographs were captured by Johnny Milano, who followed the men as they patrolled near the town of Nogales
  • Gunman in Oregon college shooting executed classmates, saying 'I'll see you soon'

    10/04/2015 8:37:32 AM PDT · by Dallas59 · 45 replies
    Oregon Live ^ | 10/3/2015 | Oregon Live
    Rand McGowan stayed still amid the gunfire. The 18-year-old was in the writing class where a killer opened fire Thursday, killing nine at Umpqua Community College in Oregon's deadliest mass shooting. McGowan told family members that the gunman didn't specifically target Christians but asked them about faith. The shooter, apparently planning to die during the massacre, told students: "I'll see you soon" or "I'll meet you soon."
  • Raw Jobs Numbers the Press Won't Disclose Paint an Even Uglier Picture Than Currently Reported

    10/04/2015 7:50:22 AM PDT · by rktman · 16 replies ^ | 10/4/2015 | Tom Blumer
    In their coverage of government and other economic reports, the business press routinely tells readers that the figures they are relaying are "seasonally adjusted." That is, raw results are smoothed out to supposedly "remove normal, recurring variations" in data. There's one notable exception: The government's monthly employment report. As has been their habit for as long as I have been following these things, various Associated Press reports in the past several days (examples here, here and here) and at yesterday's New York Times failed to tag yesterday's reported gain in payroll jobs of 142,000 as "seasonally adjusted." There appears to...
  • So the Oregon shooter’s guns were legal. Now what?

    10/04/2015 6:15:20 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 82 replies
    Hotair ^ | 10/04/2015 | Jazz Shaw
    Much like the famous quote about how everyone talks about the weather but nobody does anything about it, (often attributed to Mark Twain, though it was probably first said by Charles Dudley Warner) mass shootings are portrayed as a problem with no solution. Actually, there are solutions on the table from both sides but nobody wants to talk about them.Having been off duty when the Oregon college shooting news broke, I had the time to absorb some of the constantly shifting details coming out of the crime scene. As with all of these events there were wildly inaccurate reports...
  • Two Illegal Aliens Found Guilty of Murdering Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry

    10/04/2015 5:59:50 AM PDT · by McGruff · 20 replies
    BREITBART ^ | 10/1/2015 | Ildefonso Ortiz
    After hours of deliberation, jurors found two illegal aliens guilty on all counts in connection with the death of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry. The guilty verdict confirms that Ivan Soto Barraza and Jesus Leonel Sanchez Mesa, two men who had entered the country illegally as part of a crew of gunmen bent on robbing drug cartel smugglers, killed Terry during a shootout. Defense attorneys tried to claim that the men were not there to commit a robbery and that the shooting was done in self-defense.
  • De Blasio administration joins fight against law that would exclude immigrants, felons from voting

    10/04/2015 4:39:56 AM PDT · by Libloather · 16 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 10/04/15 | Jennifer Fermino
    EXCLUSIVE: De Blasio administration joins fight against law that would exclude immigrants, felons from voting district count The de Blasio administration has joined a Supreme Court fight that could change the way voting districts are carved up to exclude residents like immigrants and felons from the population count, the Daily News has learned. If successful, Evenwel vs. Abbott would dramatically change the political landscape in immigrant-rich communities like New York, because it would draw districts to include only eligible voters. Immigrants, felons who have lost the right to vote and children would be excluded. In court papers filed last week,...
  • Six jailed in huge pot grow

    10/04/2015 4:02:20 AM PDT · by rellimpank · 18 replies
    GJ Sentinel (Colorado) ^ | 04 ocvt 2015 | Paul Shockley
    Six men were arrested this week after local and federal authorities targeted an elaborate illegal marijuana grow that covered a full mile of federal land, adjacent to Colorado Highway 141 at the Dolores River and near the Mesa and Montrose county lines. All totaled, 153 pounds of marijuana were hauled away in recent days by federal authorities, who boated it in trash bags from one side of the Dolores River to the other. Leonel Olaguez Cabrales, 22, Angel Guzman Gutierrez, 31, Sergio Enrique Arevalo Portillo, 26, Jose Eleno Rodarte Garcia, 38, Eduardo Arias Torres, 27, and Juan Mejia-Vasquez, 41, were...
  • Hillary has long history of beating up Bill behind closed doors: book

    10/04/2015 3:29:34 AM PDT · by Libloather · 9 replies
    NY Post ^ | 10/04/15 | Maureen Callahan
    She’s on a mission to be a softer, warmer, funnier candidate — but according to a new book, the real Hillary Clinton is so volatile and prone to violent outbursts that she terrorizes staff, Secret Service agents and even her own husband. In “The Clintons’ War On Women” (Skyhorse), out Oct. 13, political strategist Roger Stone details Hillary’s abusive behavior — dating back to the Clintons’ days in Arkansas, where Bill served as governor. “Hillary Clinton has a long history of being domestically violent with Bill,” Stone writes. “Hillary has beaten Bill, hit him with hard objects, scratched and clawed...
  • Oregon shooter: New details emerge about Chris Harper-Mercer

    10/04/2015 3:26:21 AM PDT · by tired&retired · 78 replies
    The Oregonian ^ | October 2, 2015 | Mike Rogoway, Jeff Manning, Laura Gunderson and Nick Budnick
    A darker picture emerged Friday of slain Umpqua Community College shooter Chris Harper-Mercer as a deeply troubled, anti-religion, anti-government recluse obsessed with guns. The U.S. Army discharged him just five weeks into basic training in 2008. Records indicate he graduated in 2009 from a high school catering to troubled and special-needs students. Multiple media sources reported Friday he left behind an angry note that is now in the hands of investigators. The Los Angeles Times said Harper-Mercer's note was several pages long and talked about his anger and depression. Sofia Camarena of Long Beach, California, told The Oregonian/OregonLive that she...
  • Oregon Shooter’s Father Calls for Gun Control - He has never held gun, never wants to [VIDEO]

    10/04/2015 2:10:16 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 103 replies
    Slate ^ | October 4, 2015 | Daniel Politi
    The father of the gunman who killed nine people at an Oregon community college before turning a gun on himself said the shooting “would not have happened” if his son would not have been able to amass so many weapons. “The only thing I would like to say is a question that I would like to ask is how on earth could he compound 13 guns? How could that happen? They talk about gun laws, they talk about gun control but every time something like this happens they talk about it and nothing is done,” Ian Mercer told CNN. “I’m...
  • DOJ: Mexican Cartel Used Middle Eastern Honor System to Launder U.S. Currency

    10/04/2015 12:56:14 AM PDT · by george76 · 1 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 3 Oct 2015 | Ildefonso Ortiz
    Court documents filed in federal court claim that a suspected drug traffickers linked to Mexico’s Sinaloa Cartel used a Middle Eastern honor system to launder drug proceeds. Known as a Hawala, members of the conspiracy would be hired by cartel members in Canada and Mexico to move drug proceeds through the honor system that does not leave a paper trail as couriers move the money between countries. “Drug traffickers in Canada would generate drug proceeds from multi-kilogram and multi-pound sales and distribution of drugs provided by Mexican cartels, including the Sinaloa Cartel,” court records obtained by Breitbart Texas revealed. A...
  • Marco Rubio Lends Support to Anti-Cop Rhetoric, Black Lives Matter Seeks Meeting

    10/03/2015 9:37:11 PM PDT · by Vision Thing · 57 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 3 Oct 2015 | Julia Hahn
    DeRay McKesson, one of the top organizers for the Black Lives Matter movement, is seeking a meeting with presidential aspirant Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL). The request for a meeting follows comments in which Rubio seemed to lend his personal support to the group’s anti-cop rhetoric. In a recent tweet, McKesson said, “@MarcoRubio, I just saw your recent interview re: the movement. Will you meet to discuss the issues, and solutions, further?” ... Rubio said that concerns held by the controversial protesters are “legitimate” and suggested that “resentment” for law enforcement was understandable.