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  • Stunning Donald Trump Speech: “The Crossroads In Our History” – Video and Transcript….

    10/21/2016 4:23:46 PM PDT · by HarleyLady27 · 17 replies
    The Conservative Tree House ^ | Oct 21, 2016 | sundance
  • Russian women’s national futsal team on hijabs: ‘Our girls are already used to it’

    10/21/2016 4:30:50 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 4 replies
    The hijab has often split opinion in the sporting world, but the Russian women’s mini-football (futsal) team have fully embraced the traditional Muslim garment – by wearing it during a friendly tour of Iran, where it is compulsory for women. “Our girls say that they are already used to [wearing the hijab],” says Aleksandr Kochetkov, executive director of the futsal club Dina. “Russia’s women’s mini-football team played two friendly matches in Iran, and both teams had to play in hijabs.”
  • Smiling preemie ‘Happy to be alive’

    10/21/2016 4:07:43 PM PDT · by digger48 · 10 replies
    WISH ^ | October 21, 2016 | WFLA Staff Reports
    (WFLA)— An adorable photo of a smiling preemie baby is getting hundreds of thousands of likes on Facebook. We’re not surprised. You can’t help but smile when you look at the photo. Mother Lauren Vinje posted the photo of her daughter on the “Love What Matters” Facebook page. The picture was taken when her daughter was just five days old and only weighed 3 lbs and 4 oz. “She was happy to be alive,” wrote Vinje in the post. “This picture was one I looked at often to get me through the ups and downs of our NICU days. Life...
  • Teachable Moment: The Unhinged Establishment Reaction to Trump's Answer on Accepting

    10/21/2016 3:44:24 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    Rush ^ | October21, 2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: I just checked the email. "Rush, how do you know Trump didn't mean it?" Come on. How do I know Trump didn't mean it? There's not a moment in time, a shred in my body, there's not a molecule, there's not an atom in my body that ever, ever thought when Donald Trump said what he said meant that he was going to refuse to accept the outcome of the election. It's not what he said. That's what they want people to think he said, but they must be afraid of something. The next day, this is...
  • The black bands police wear when an officer dies are a gift from these 2 women

    10/21/2016 3:28:16 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 2 replies
    San Gabriel Valley Tribune ^ | October 21, 2016 | Brian Day
    For more than a year, two former Long Beach police officers have made it their mission to honor each and every law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty in the Unites States by outfitting each member of the officers’ departments with personalized black “mourning bands” to be worn over their badges as a sign of respect to their departed colleagues. In a sight that’s become all too common in recent months, whenever a law enforcement officer falls in the line of duty, fellow officers traditionally don black mourning bands over their badges in tribute. Honorbands co-founder Laura Tartaglione...
  • The Elites at Al Smith: Have You Ever Seen a Bigger Group of Uptight People?

    10/21/2016 3:08:26 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 36 replies
    Rush ^ | October 21, 2016r | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Now, what are we to make of this? Timothy Cardinal Dolan says that Trump and Hillary were civil in private. The Al Smith dinner last night. (laughing) You know what? Folks, we're gonna be getting into this in more detail as the program unfolds, but you know who was in that room last night? In that room was the New York establishment and the elites. They all must have been wearing corsets and whatever else to constrain movement. I never saw a bigger group of uptight people in my life. You know, this is the teachable moment....
  • Trump-Hater Smears Peanut Butter on 30 Cars She Mistakenly Thought Belonged to His Supporters

    10/21/2016 3:07:37 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 39 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | October 21, 2016 | Adam K. Raymond
    Wisconsinite Christina Ferguson was arrested this week for accidentally smearing peanut butter on the windshields of 30 cars parked outside a meeting of a local environmental group. She thought the cars belonged to Donald Trump supporters. Ferguson first made her presence known by walking into the meeting and yelling about Trump while holding a “family-size jar of low-sodium, creamy natural Jif,” according to the police report. After she was booted from the building, Ferguson went to the parking lot to do her damage. The police were called, and Ferguson denied everything, but she was eventually outed by the peanut butter...
  • Fact-checking the fact-checkers: Yes, Hillary does support unrestricted abortion

    10/21/2016 2:40:11 PM PDT · by NYer · 14 replies
    Life Site News ^ | October 21, 2016 | Fr. Mark Hodges
    LAS VEGAS, Nevada, October 21, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) — Before the lights were out on Wednesday night's final presidential debate stage, partisan groups were frantically spinning candidates' words and "fact-checking" candidates' claims. It has become common for "fact-checking" groups to arbitrate what is true and what is false. But the "fact-checkers" themselves are often biased and do not always present the truth.  Such is the case with some "fact-checking" outlets Thursday claiming that Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump lied Wednesday night when he said Democratic rival Hillary Clinton supports unrestricted abortion throughout pregnancy. News outlet "attn:," in a report entitled...
  • Robert Creamer's Jailhouse Manual for Democrats to Demoralize Conservatives

    10/21/2016 2:35:46 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 19 replies
    Rush ^ | October 21, 2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: I found something via Stanley Kurtz at National Review. He's been doing some great, great work for the past eight years trying to alert people to what the Barack Obama agenda actually is and what it means for specific people, such as people who live in suburbia. He has been doing yeoman's work trying to inform the reader base at National Review of the real dangers and pitfalls posed by this cabal of Chicago Alinskyites that has really taken over the Democrat Party. A recent column by Stanley Kurtz has unearthed a quote from this Robert Creamer...
  • Al Smith dinner turns contentious between Trump, Clinton (Money shot photo)

    10/21/2016 2:33:50 PM PDT · by NYer · 69 replies
    Life Site News ^ | October 21, 2016 | Lisa Bourne
    NEW YORK, October 21, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) – Tensions were heightened going into the New York Archdiocese's high-end Al Smith Dinner Thursday night as rival presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton were set to appear side by side just one day after facing off in the heated third and final debate of a particularly polarized campaign. With Clinton and Trump as special guest speakers, the 71st annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner for Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York raised a record $6 million-plus. The $3,000-per-plate affair brings out high-profile guests during election years as well as joint...
  • If You Like Your Music You Can Keep It -- One Judge May Change That

    10/21/2016 1:43:18 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 18 replies ^ | October 21, 2016 | Steve Sherman
    Recently, a federal judge in New York ruled against the free market and the way music is controlled. This ruling handed down by a single judge could cause millions of businesses to be exposed to huge increases in licensing fees.The Department of Justice has conducted a two-year investigation into the antitrust consent decrees that have ruled the music industry for years. They were interested in the way businesses such as restaurants, retail stores, and many others get their music to put customers in the buying mood. Businesses of all types must pay license fees for the right to play...
  • Pat Caddell: ‘Polling Is All Over the Place… Shock Potential Is Enormous’

    10/21/2016 1:36:15 PM PDT · by GilGil · 45 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/21/2016 | Dan Riehl
    “Something is going to happen here, I just sense it,” he concluded. Either “Hillary will glide into the White House, or we’re headed for one of the greatest shocks in American politics. I think it’s a very close call. I think the shock potential is enormous.”
  • Facebook employees argued Trump's posts should be banned as hate speech

    10/21/2016 1:30:51 PM PDT · by tekrat · 33 replies
    The Verge ^ | 10/21/2016 | Casey Newton
    Some Facebook employees have argued that Donald Trump’s posts on the social network should be designated as hate speech and removed, according to a new report. The Wall Street Journal said today that Trump posts calling for a ban on Muslim immigration to the United States had triggered an emotional debate inside Facebook over enforcement of the company’s community standards. CEO Mark Zuckerberg ultimately ruled against deleting the posts, which he argued would amount to censorship of a political candidate, according to the Journal. The internal arguments started after Trump began discussing Muslim immigration last December, the report said. Zuckerberg’s...
  • Surprise: A New Email Scandal Lie Emerges From Hillary Testimony

    10/21/2016 1:24:24 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies ^ | October 21, 2016 | Guy Benson
    Now that the final debate is more fully in the rearview mirror, let's revisit the scandal Mrs. Clinton barely discussed in Las Vegas.  She'll hide behind the "does not recall" obfuscations she offered to Judicial Watch under oath, but let's consider the context and the source: This is just another lie from a compulsive liar, lying about her national security-endangering email scandal for which nobody has been held accountable -- to the reported chagrin of the career FBI agents and DOJ lawyers who worked the case.  Via the Washington Examiner, here we go again: Responding to a set of questions under oath last week,...
  • An Establishment in Panic

    10/21/2016 1:05:29 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 52 replies ^ | October 21, 2016 | Pat Buchanan
    Pressed by moderator Chris Wallace as to whether he would accept defeat should Hillary Clinton win the election, Donald Trump replied, "I will tell you at the time. I'll keep you in suspense." "That's horrifying," said Clinton, setting off a chain reaction on the post-debate panels with talking heads falling all over one another in purple-faced anger, outrage and disbelief. "Disqualifying!" was the cry on Clinton cable. "Trump Won't Say If He Will Accept Election Results," wailed The New York Times. "Trump Won't Vow to Honor Results," ran the banner in The Washington Post. But what do these chattering classes...
  • Dangerous Collusion

    10/21/2016 12:21:30 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies ^ | October 21, 2016 | David Limbaugh
    I've never been much of a conspiracy theorist, but I don't know how reasonable people can fail to recognize the overt collusion of the Obama administration, the Democratic National Committee, the Democratic Party and the liberal media to shield Hillary Clinton from accountability for her many misdeeds and abundant corruption. Perhaps I can be considered a bit of an alarmist, but if I am, so are millions of others when it comes to the dire state of this nation on a number of fronts. We have a staggering national debt, a dangerously declining military and a runaway regulatory state that...
  • Wonder Woman named a special UN ambassador, despite protests

    10/21/2016 12:21:10 PM PDT · by jerod · 40 replies
    via CBC News website ^ | Oct 21, 2016 2:49 PM ET | By Mark Kennedy, The Associated Press
    The United Nations celebrated Wonder Woman's 75th birthday by naming the comic book character as its new Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Woman and Girls, despite frustration from both inside and outside the world organization that the spot should go to a real — and less sexualized — woman.
  • Antonio Cromartie's wife claims his anthem boycott was why Colts cut him (Feel good story)

    10/21/2016 12:06:19 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 66 replies ^ | 21 Oct 2016
    Antonio Cromartie's wife took to Instagram Tuesday to blast the Colts and claim that her husband's kneeling during the national anthem is the reason he was cut by the team. ““You are nothing more than an entertainer. Just shut up and do what we say. … One things for sure I know my husband was told Not to take a Knee and he went with his heart and he took one. And that cost him his Job ... and Clearly this Statement backs that up… Just Paid to put on a show,” Terricka Cason said in a since-deleted Instagram post...
  • Confession: I'm an Obama Admirer

    10/21/2016 12:05:42 PM PDT · by Resettozero · 29 replies
    Sarah Palin Facebook ^ | October 21, 2016 | Sarah Palin
    Confession: I'm an Obama Admirer It was nice to shake Obama's hand the other night and whisper a belated "thank you" for the courage and love of country he shows in this most important time. Our nation is at a crossroad; I wish we'd had more time to chat so I could further express appreciation (in the thankless position he's in!) for all his pro-America efforts at such a time as this. Oh, sorry... not THAT Obama - this one - Barack's brother Malik who attended the Vegas debate in support of the anti-establishment, anti-#NeverTrump, independent, #AmericaFirstMovement candidate Donald Trump....
  • Vanity: I need proof Planned Parenthood doesn't provide medical care

    10/21/2016 11:52:00 AM PDT · by spacejunkie2001 · 48 replies
    10/21/16 | me
    Can anyone provide solid evidence that I can use on FB to shut down the imbeciles that vomit up crap about all the 'good' PP does? Thanks
  • Wikileaks -- Clinton Campaign *Admits* Wages Are Lower Due To Globalization

    10/21/2016 11:36:16 AM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 55 replies
    Wikileaks ^ | Oct 21 2016 | released by Wikileaks
    EXCERPT from middle of email chain >> -----Original Message----- >> From: Glenn Hutchins [] >> Sent: Monday, July 6, 2015 4:33 PM >> To: Neera Tanden >> Cc: John D. Podesta >> Subject: Re: my latest presentation on the economy >> >> you have (characteristically) gone right to the heart of the most difficult problem. In response to your specific question, over that last 15 years, the capacity of labor to demand a greater share of profits from productivity gains have been overwhelmed by several factors: 1) globalized wage competition as incomes have slowly equilibrated around the world, 2) the...
  • City pondered action on Trump sign: Although campaign signs are excluded from ordinance

    10/21/2016 11:29:34 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 15 replies
    GENEVA — A massive sign promoting presidential candidate Donald Trump has caused quite a stir. Daryl Soscia installed the sign, along with cardboard Trump cutouts on either side, on his front lawn at 20 Copeland Ave. It is illuminated at night and also has flags on each side. City Manager Matt Horn said last week the city’s sign ordinance excludes political signs. He provided this text from the city’s definition of a sign: “‘Sign’ includes a billboard, neon tube, fluorescent tube, or other artificial light or string of lights outlining or hung upon any part of a building or lot...
  • Feds investigating nearly 100 voter guides found in Berkeley recycling bin

    10/21/2016 11:26:57 AM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 19 replies
    KTVU-TV Fox 2 Berkeley CA ^ | OCT 19, 2016 | (staff report)
    BERKELEY, Calif. (KTVU) - A federal investigation is underway after a Berkeley man found nearly 100 voter pamphlets dumped in a recycling bin. Scott Wheeler says he was walking along where he lives on Walnut Street when he found the pamphlets inside a recycling bin.   "They were just sitting there on top. I stopped what I was doing with the eggs," says Wheeler. He says he had been collecting egg cartons.
  • Scientists find 500 U.S. seabed vents of powerful greenhouse gas

    10/21/2016 10:48:11 AM PDT · by Lorianne · 62 replies
    Reuters ^ | 19 October 2016
    Scientists have found 500 seabed vents bubbling methane into the Pacific Ocean off the United States, roughly doubling the number of known U.S. seeps of the powerful greenhouse gas, a study showed on Wednesday. Methane naturally escapes from the sea floor in many places around the world and can stoke global warming if it reaches the atmosphere. Worldwide, scientists are trying to see if rising ocean temperatures cause more leaks. "It appears that the entire coast off Washington, Oregon and California is a giant methane seep," Robert Ballard, who is famed for finding the wreck of the Titanic and has...
  • Black Lives Matter Activist Brittany Packnett on Why She's Finally [voting Hillary]

    10/21/2016 10:43:16 AM PDT · by pabianice · 11 replies
    Elle ^ | Harris-Perry
    Less than two months ago, Brittany Packnett featured prominently in The New York Times'reporting about Hillary Clinton's continued inability to solidify black millennial voters. Packnett, 31, first came to national attention during the protests in Ferguson, Missouri, following the police shooting death of Michael Brown. She is one of the founding members of Campaign Zero, an innovative data, strategy, and policy platform aimed at ending police violence in America. She is easily one of the most identifiable young voices to have emerged in the leader-full movement for Black Lives in the past five years. In September, Packnett told The New...
  • Wikileaks: The Dems Visit the Vatican

    10/21/2016 10:41:32 AM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 20 replies
    Wikileaks ^ | Oct 21 2016 | released by Wikileaks To:, Date: 2015-06-22 18:26 Subject: FW: PICO: Vatican Visit I thought you might find this of interest. From: Knaebel, Sergio Sent: Monday, June 22, 2015 12:58 PM To: Sandler, Herbert Subject: FW: PICO: Vatican Visit Herb, In case you did not get this from Steve. Sergio Knaebel Grant Director Sandler Foundation From: Scott Reed [] Sent: Thursday, June 18, 2015 8:39 AM To: Knaebel, Sergio Subject: PICO: Vatican Visit Hi Sergio: I just sent a note to Steve with this summary of our visit to the Vatican. I look forward to talking soon. PICO sent a...
  • Bang for your buck: How guns get into films

    10/21/2016 9:54:00 AM PDT · by rktman · 27 replies ^ | 10/19/2016 | B.H.
    THE moment in “Sudden Impact” has become legendary. Inspector “Dirty Harry” Callahan (Clint Eastwood) is witness to a robbery and calmly tells the crooks that “we’re not just gonna let you walk out of here.” With a bemused expression, the would-be thief asks, “who’s we sucka?” “Smith and Wesson…and me.” And with that, Mr Eastwood saves the day with his beloved handgun. It is a fitting scene for such an indefatigable supporter of the Second Amendment as Mr Eastwood (he has previously joked that he has “a very strict gun control policy. If there is a gun around, I want...
  • The Rush Limbaugh "OPEN LINES FRIDAY" Show, M-F, 12noon-3PM, WOR-AM, Friday, October 21st, 2016.

    10/21/2016 8:52:29 AM PDT · by carriage_hill · 69 replies
    The EIB Network ^ | Friday, October 21st, 2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    AND NOW... amidst billowing clouds of fragrant, aromatic first- and second-hand premium cigar smoke... it is time for... that harmless, lovable little fuzz ball, the highly-trained broadcast specialist, having more fun than a human being should be allowed to have, from behind the golden EIB microphone, firmly ensconced in the prestigious Attila-The-Hun chair at the Limbaugh Institute of Advanced Conservative Studies, serving humanity simply by showing up, and he’s not retiring until every American agrees with him — do NOT doubt him — with shrieks of joy at the mere mention of his name (that’s Rush, for those in Rio...
  • Axelrod: I’ll bet the house that Michelle Obama never runs for office

    10/21/2016 8:18:07 AM PDT · by rktman · 34 replies ^ | 10/21/2016 | Ed Morrissey
    With Hillary Clinton reaching the end of a generation-long quest to return the Clintons to the White House — successful or not — some are pondering the First Lady-to-POTUS model in the future. With Michelle Obama hitting the hustings hard for Hillary*, that question obviously applies in the present tense. Don’t worry, former Barack Obama campaign chief tells Hugh Hewitt this morning — he’d bet “everything I own” that the current First Lady wants a non-electoral life when Barack Obama retires in January:
  • Madonna: ‘If You Vote for Hillary Clinton, I Will Give You a Blowj*b’ (Warning- explicit language)

    10/21/2016 7:43:46 AM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 79 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | October 20, 2016 | Daniel Nussbaum
    [Warning: Story contains graphic language] Pop star Madonna got raunchy while introducing comedian Amy Schumer at a performance in New York City Tuesday night,.. promising the crowd sexual favors in exchange for their support of ... Hillary Clinton. “If you vote for Hillary Clinton, I will give you a blowj@b. OK?” the 58-year-old ... singer told an audience at New York’s Madison Square Garden Tuesday night. “I’m really good. I’m not a douche, and I’m not a tool. I take my time, I have a lot of eye contact, and I do swallow.”... Schumer took the stage afterward for her...
  • Emory looking to establish regular POC-only social events

    10/21/2016 7:40:31 AM PDT · by Jack Black · 24 replies
    Campus Reform via Drudge ^ | 10/20/16 | Anthony Gockowski
    Emory University’s Campus Life Department will soon host what it hopes will become a regular social hour, but invitations will only be extended to students and staff “of color.” DeLa Sweeney, Emory’s interim director for Multicultural Programs, sent an email to staff at the school’s Campus Life Department, inviting them to attend an upcoming social “for students, alumni, faculty, and Emory Campus Life staff of color” only. “This event is intended to serve as an opportunity for people of color at Emory to connect with one another and strengthen relationships within and across various communities, identities, and positions in the...
  • Inside German ski resort hit by 'major migrant crime wave' where women are so frightened [tr]

    10/21/2016 7:37:31 AM PDT · by C19fan · 16 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | October 21, 2016 | Paul Thompson
    A woman living in a picturesque German ski resort hit by a 'major migrant crime wave' has told how she carries pepper spray for protection because she no longer feels safe. Barbara Plant said she will not go out alone at night in Garmisch-Partenkirchen amid concerns over 250 migrants being housed in a disused army complex in the town. Many other women in the Bavarian resort also say they are worried for their safety in what the mayor called 'an explosive situation' after police blamed a record increase in crime on asylum seekers. 'When it gets dark I stay indoors,'...
  • (vanity) In 1980 two weeks from election polls had Jimmy Carter 47 -- Ronald Reagan 39

    10/21/2016 7:01:13 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 41 replies
    Pollsters and the news media keep trying to dispirit Mitt Romney’s supporters and to show that Barack Obama will be the inevitable victor. Even after the polling has been packed with Democrats, Obama cannot show a convincing lead that would take him to victory. Past polls have also shown Democrats leading their Republican opponents up to the election. One of the most dramatic was a Gallup Poll result 2 weeks before the 1980 General Election that showed Jimmy Carter to be far ahead of Ronald Reagan. Rush Limbaugh stated, In a Gallup poll on October 26th in 1980, two weeks...
  • Why is Project Veritas not generating the outrage it should? (VANITY)

    10/21/2016 6:41:05 AM PDT · by rlmorel · 139 replies
    Project Veritas ^ | 10/21/2016 | Myself
    James O'Keefe has produced documentation in his Project Veritas endeavor which has produced two videos that I know of to date (which can be found on Youtube as well, Part 1: Rigging the Election - Video I: Clinton Campaign and DNC Incite Violence at Trump Rallies and Part 2: Rigging the Election - Video II: Mass Voter Frauds. I have watched these two videos, and the content astonishes me. But let me clarify that they do not astonish me the way they might astonish or startle many Americans, because the tactics are not new, I have seen evidence of this...
  • Obamacare Premiums Up ... 50% In IL, AZ, PA; 93% In NM: When Does The Death Spiral Blow Up?

    10/21/2016 6:37:18 AM PDT · by Rockitz · 25 replies ^ | 21 October 2016 | Tyler Durden
    Obamacare premiums are skyrocketing out of sight. A jump of a mere 30% looks like a good deal compared to jumps of over 50% in six states, and 93% in New Mexico. Congratulations are in order for those living in a handful of states whose premiums only rose 20%. The Wall Street Journal reports Rate Increases for Health Plans Pose Serious Test for ObamaÂ’s Signature Law. ... Approved Hikes â—¦Approved Hikes Just Under 20%: Colorado, Florida and Idaho â—¦Approved Hikes 20% to 29%: Connecticut, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland â—¦Approved Hikes 30% to 49%: Alabama, Delaware, Hawaii, Kansas, Mississippi, Texas...
  • The Brutal Truth (on the A.Smith dinner)

    10/21/2016 6:34:02 AM PDT · by Dana1960 · 71 replies
    Market Ticker ^ | 10/21/16 | Karl Denninger
    Last night there was somewhat of a ritualistic dinner held. It was the Al Smith dinner, a white-tie affair, and a ritual that Presidential candidates, very late in the game, have usually taken part in. This year was no different, with both Hillary and Trump sporting their white-tie best. But this is not your usual sort of passe' thing. No, it's a benefit, and as are many benefits in New York it was stuffed with priestly types and an extraordinary price tag -- but, as is frequently the case when there are so many with a priestly bent headlining the...
  • Someone Who Has 3 Million Followers on Facebook Explains

    10/21/2016 6:03:43 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 26 replies ^ | October 21, 2016 | John Hawkins
    Despite the fact that I own a 3.3 million follower page, I can tell you that I have a love/hate relationship with Facebook. Because of Facebook, I’ve been able to get a conservative viewpoint in front of tens of millions of people I couldn’t have reached any other way. On the other hand, Facebook is a cruel mistress. Every page owner dreads the next “algorithm change” that may send his traffic plunging off a cliff for indecipherable reasons. You can have “penalties” that dramatically impact the traffic of your page for whatever reason Facebook decides, without even having a...
  • Father of Ferguson’s Michael Brown talks of grief after police shooting

    10/21/2016 5:55:32 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 30 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | October 20, 2016 | Cathy Locke
    When 18-year-old Michael Brown was fatally shot by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., his father lost not only the son who bore his name, but also his best friend.
  • Dumb and dumber

    10/21/2016 5:20:34 AM PDT · by FreedomNotSafety · 11 replies
    WSJ ^ | 10/19/2016 | Henniniger
    It’s time to send the sniffer dogs into the rubble of America’s 2016 presidential election to see if there’s anything worth saving. We’ve learned some important things. We have learned that at the lower end of the income scale, the white vote is broken, or more accurately, brokenhearted. Many middle-class white voters are angry over a system they say has failed them. They aren’t the only ones. America’s inner cities, its poorest...
  • Chris Wallace's rigged question about a rigged election

    10/21/2016 4:37:56 AM PDT · by NYer · 29 replies
    American Thinker ^ | October 21, 2016 | J.B. Williams
    It was déjà vu all over again when Fox News debate moderator Chris Wallace asked Trump the question that has dominated the news media ever since, drawing new attacks on Trump from political establishment stooges everywhere. Back in the spring, during the primaries, Trump was asked if he would sign a pledge to support whoever the eventual GOP nominee might be, pledging not to challenge that nominee and, in the end, to support that nominee.  Trump, along with every other GOP primary candidate, agreed to take that pledge, only to watch other GOP candidates refuse to keep that pledge...
  • Hillary’s Plot Against America

    10/21/2016 4:17:15 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 27 replies
    American Thinker ^ | October 21, 2016 | Ed Lasky
    Recent news and leaks make it clear that a plot is afoot. A smoking gun has been found. Republicans are committing political malpractice by not making it clear they are the last line of defense. ObamaCare is imploding, as was widely predicted upon its passage by Republicans and a range of non-partisan experts. The ObamaCare meltdown is even worse than we thought. Bloomberg News recently: A growing number of people in Obamacare are finding out their health insurance plans will disappear from the program next year, forcing them to find new coverage even as options shrink and prices rise. At...
  • 2 Port Barre officers injured after violent confrontation with residents

    10/21/2016 2:34:53 AM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 27 replies
    KATC.Com ^ | 10/19/2016
    Two Port Barre police officers were treated for injuries over the weekend after a hit-and-run investigation led to a violent confrontation with some neighborhood residents, according to Chief Deon Boudreaux. One officer was treated for injuries after a 15-year-old struck him in the head with a fishing pole, while the other suffered an arm injury after he was struck with a metal folding chair, Boudreaux said. The chief said the officer who was struck with a fishing pole then aimed his gun at the teen, while other officers used pepper spray against the aggressive crowd that swarmed officers responding to...
  • It Wasn't Only Sore-Loserman in Election 2000 [VANITY]

    10/21/2016 2:22:05 AM PDT · by Mr_Moonlight · 16 replies
    American History | October 21 2016 | ~ MM ~
    When Donald Trump refused to concede the 2016 Election in advance of Nov 8th, they all immediately turned on him. Hillary, Chris Wallace, the entire MSM (even Fox and the NY Post!), as well as the GOPe said that Trump was out of line with his refusal to concede beforehand. How quickly they forget! It's been brought up many times in these forums that Algore contested the 2000 election, but I haven't seen any mention of one of the most devastating 'contested' elections in American history ... that being the election 1860. Not only was election 1860 'contested' but fully...
  • Should obese passengers pay more to fly?

    10/21/2016 1:08:35 AM PDT · by Cronos · 75 replies
    BBC ^ | 20 October 2016 | Beth Blair
    Airlines want more money from heavy fliers, but some say it's a rights violation. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), obesity has more than doubled since 1980. In 2014, more than 1.9 billion adults were overweight, and over 600 million were obese. (WHO defines "overweight" as a BMI greater than or equal to 25 and "obese" as a BMI greater than or equal to 30.) Last month, lawyer Giorgio Destro from Padua, Italy sued Emirates, claiming his flight was disrupted by an obese passenger seated next to him. According to reports, Destro was not able to comfortably sit in...
  • Chevron Phillips' $6 billion Houston expansion nears completion

    10/20/2016 10:12:00 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 2 replies
    The Houston Chronicle ^ | October 10, 2016 | Jordan Blum
    The dozen or so cranes visible from Interstate 10 in Baytown will only remain for a few more months as Chevron Phillips Chemical's $6 billion petrochemical expansion moves toward completion. Chevron Phillips' complex is more than 80 percent complete, although it won't be fully operational for almost another year. The project involves a massive ethane cracker - on a plot the size of 44 football fields - that will separate a component of natural gas called ethane, which will provide the feedstock for some 1.5 million metric tons a year of ethylene, a common building block of plastics. Chevron Phillips,...
  • VIDEO: What's Happening Here?

    10/20/2016 9:44:06 PM PDT · by PingPongChampion · 12 replies
    Youtube ^ | October 20th, 2016 | Youtube
    Hillary handler FEEDING questions to the corrupt media. Clinton's team openly colluding with reporters using their phones. The facade really is crumbling lol Bonus: the reporter is the wife of former Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan Gives "phony questions" a whole new meaning.
  • Suspect in Roanoke County, (VA) stabbing case sent for psychiatric evaluation (Aloha Snackbar)

    10/20/2016 9:43:44 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 13 replies
    Roanoke Times ^ | October 19. 2016 | Alicia Petska
    Wasil Rafat Farooqui His attorney asked that he be evaluated after a man and a woman were stabbed in Roanoke County’s Pines Apartments. A Roanoke County man charged with attacking two people with a knife has been sent to a state psychiatric hospital for evaluation. Wasil Rafat Farooqui, 20, was transferred to Central State Hospital in Petersburg after his attorney, Sheila Moheb, asked that he be assessed. A judge granted the motion Oct. 13, said Roanoke County Commonwealth’s Attorney Randy Leach. Leach’s office didn’t object, but asked that Farooqui be sent to a secure facility. Central State houses Virginia’s only...
  • Full Speech: Donald Trump Rally in Delaware, OH 10/20/16 ( 247,000 watched)

    10/20/2016 9:08:16 PM PDT · by GilGil · 10 replies
    Right Side Broadcasting ^ | 10/20/2016 | Donald Trump
    Thursday, October 20, 2016: Replay of the Donald J. Trump for President rally in Delaware, OH at the Delaware County Fair. Live coverage begins at 12:30 PM ET. LIVE Stream: Donald Trump Rally in Delaware, OH 10/20/16
  • Police search for man who called in fake bomb threat in Queens subway station

    10/20/2016 8:54:14 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 7 replies
    WPIX 11 ^ | October 17, 2016 | Paige Leskin and Nicole Johnson
    FOREST HILLS, Queens — Police are looking for a man who called in a bomb threat from a Queens subway station Thursday. Surveillance footage from the Forest Hills subway station, located at the intersection of Queens Boulevard and 71st Avenue, shows the man before and after the call was placed shortly before 9:30 a.m. Thursday, according to the NYPD.
  • Full monologue: Donald Trump roasts Hillary Clinton at Al Smith charity dinner (must see!Wow!)

    10/20/2016 8:07:29 PM PDT · by GilGil · 217 replies
    Al Smith Dinner ^ | 10/20/2016 | Donald Trump
    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump roasted his rival Hillary Clinton during the Alfred E. Smith charity dinner. Trump joked about the "nasty woman" comment he made during the debate, Clinton's experience, Wikileaks and emails. Trump was boo... SHOW MORE