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  • Frontal Lobotomies: a Darwinian Mental Health Holocaust

    01/23/2019 11:19:09 AM PST · by fishtank · 17 replies
    Creation Evolution Headlines ^ | 1-22-2019 | Jerry Bergman, PhD
    Frontal Lobotomies: a Darwinian Mental Health Holocaust 1-22-2019 by Jerry Bergman, PhD The frontal lobotomy was a psychosurgery treatment based on the evolutionary belief that, as the human brain evolved, the newer sections evolved on top of the older parts. The evolutionarily older brain section was later called the ‘reptile brain.’[2] A lobotomy, the theory postulated, could reduce undesirable ‘reptile’ behavior.[3] In the end, as many as 35,000 persons were lobotomized, producing what neurologist Frank Vertosick called “a mental health holocaust.”[4] We now know most patients replaced their reptile behavior with a sluggish, disoriented, even moribund, countenance. Some were reduced...
  • Libels of and threats to Covington Kids will face Kentucky justice

    01/23/2019 10:41:46 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 01/23/2019 | Thomas Lifson
    The ongoing campaign of hate against children from Kentucky guilty of being Catholic, being (mostly) white, and wearing MAGA caps won't end until there are legal consequences.  Fortunately, the wheels of justice already are turning in Kentucky, albeit at a pace that is frustrating to those who operate at internet speed.  But the prospect of Kentuckian jurors judging those who libel or threaten their children is delightful.  There are two separate avenues available, and both are being explored by people ready and willing to act. The more serious path to legal relief was articulated by Kenton County (which contains Covington) prosecutor Rob...
  • National Review Apologizes to Covington Catholic Students

    01/23/2019 10:37:54 AM PST · by rintintin · 47 replies
    Jon Levine ^ | Jan 22 2019 | The Wrap
    "We apologize to our readers and especially to the Covington students, who didn't need us piling on," the editors sa
  • READ: Trump's letter to Pelosi on State of the Union address

    01/23/2019 10:28:29 AM PST · by Red Badger · 33 replies
    FOX News ^ | 01/23/2018 | Donald J Trump, President of teh United States
    Dear Madam Speaker: Thank you for your letter of January 3, 2019, sent to me after the long Shutdown began, inviting me to address the Nation on January 29th as to the State of the Union. As you know, I had already accepted your kind invitation, however, I then received another letter from you dated January 16th, 2019, wherein you expressed concerns regarding security during the State of the Union Address due to the Shutdown. Even prior to asking, I was contacted by the Department of Homeland Security and the United States Secret Service to explain that there would be...
  • Covington Student Speaks Out About Encounter With Native American Activist

    01/23/2019 10:18:19 AM PST · by rktman · 53 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 1/23/2019 | Leah Barkoukis
    Nick Sandmann, the high school student at the center of the media frenzy over his interaction with Native American activist Nathan Phillips in Washington, D.C. last week, said he does not believe his actions that day were disrespectful. Speaking to the “Today” show in a segment that aired Wednesday, Sandmann said he “had every right to stand there” but repeatedly wished the group of students he was with “could have walked away and avoided it.” “But I can’t say I’m sorry for standing there,” he said when Savannah Guthrie asked if he felt he owed anyone an apology.
  • When Liberals Can't Bring Themselves to Denounce the Likes of Farrakhan

    01/23/2019 10:16:07 AM PST · by PBRCat · 6 replies
    The Chicago Sun-Times ^ | January 23, 2019 | Phil Kadner
    I thought of that while listening to a debate last weekend about Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, Tamika Mallory and the Women’s March. Mallory, an African-American woman who is a co-founder of the Women’s March, is an enthusiastic supporter of Farrakhan, and has called him the “greatest of all time.” A prominent religious leader in Chicago for decades, Farrakhan is known for spewing anti-Jewish hate speech. In addition to saying that Jews control the government, the news media and Hollywood, he has claimed they were behind the slave trade and the experimental use of drugs on black Americans. In...
  • Climate change will affect the ratio of male-to-female newborns, scientists say

    01/23/2019 10:15:07 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 25 replies
    CNN ^ | January 23, 2019 | by Susan Scutti (D-CNN)
    Global warming will have a variety of effects on our planet, yet it may also directly impact our human biology, research suggests. Specifically, climate change could alter the proportion of male and female newborns, with more boys born in places where temperatures rise and fewer boys born in places with other environmental changes, such as drought or wildfire caused by global warming. A recent study in Japan found a link between temperature fluctuations and a lower male-to-female sex ratio at birth, with conceptions of boys especially vulnerable to external stress factors, wrote Dr. Misao Fukadoda, lead study author and founder...
  • We need to rethink everything we know about global warming [Settled Science]

    01/23/2019 10:01:31 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 16 replies
    Science Daily ^ | January 22, 2019 | by The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
    For a while now, the scientific community has known that global warming is caused by humanmade emissions in the form of greenhouse gases and global cooling by air pollution in the form of aerosols. However, new research published in Science by Hebrew University of Jerusalem Professor Daniel Rosenfeld shows that the degree to which aerosols cool the earth has been grossly underestimated, necessitating a recalculation of climate change models to more accurately predict the pace of global warming. To what extent do aerosols cool down our environment? To date, all estimates were unreliable because it was impossible to separate the...
  • Apple Predicts ‘Global Warming’ Will Increase iPhone Demand

    01/23/2019 9:59:55 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 25 replies
    Apple Predicts ‘Global Warming’ Will Increase iPhone Demand Thomas D. Williams, Ph.D. Apple expects greater demand for iPhones as a result of global warming according to a report assessing the impact of climate change on its business. “Mobile devices can serve as the backbone communication network in emergency and quasi-emergency situations,” Apple wrote in its report, released Tuesday. “They can serve as a flashlight or a siren; they can provide first aid instructions; they can act as a radio; and they can be charged for many days via car batteries or even hand cranks,” it said. “Over time, as people...
  • Trump unveils new slogan for border wall: BUILD A WALL & CRIME WILL FALL!

    01/23/2019 9:59:11 AM PST · by BeauBo · 14 replies
    Fox ^ | 23 Jan 2019 | Brooke Singman
    President Trump on Wednesday unveiled a new slogan for the border wall as he presses Democrats to agree to funding for the project amid the government shutdown standoff. “BUILD A WALL & CRIME WILL FALL! This is the new theme, for two years until the Wall is finished (under construction now), of the Republican Party. Use it and pray!” Trump tweeted Wednesday morning.
  • Concern About Global Warming Among Americans Spikes, Report Says

    01/23/2019 9:54:38 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 14 replies
    NPR ^ | January 22, 2019 | by Ian Stewart
    In 2018, Americans watched as California towns were incinerated by fires, hurricanes devastated coastal communities and a government report sounded the alarm about the impacts of a changing climate. All those factors contributed to significant changes in perceptions of global warming in the U.S., according to the authors of a new public opinion survey. The proportion of Americans who said global warming is "personally important" to them jumped from 63 percent to 72 percent from March to December of last year. "Americans have, unfortunately, had far more experience with what climate change looks like," researcher Anthony Leiserowitz told NPR. He...
  • The Bigotry At The Heart Of The Covington Affair Belongs To The Left

    01/23/2019 9:49:25 AM PST · by Texas Fossil · 3 replies
    The Federalist ^ | January 23, 2019 | John Daniel Davidson
    After days of outrage and condemnations, the Covington affair has revealed a disturbing bigotry among far too many media figures and outlets on the left.At a few days’ remove from the Covington Catholic High School incident at the Lincoln Memorial, we can be reasonably sure there will be no apologies or corrections forthcoming from the major media outlets that rushed to vilify the students involved. The New York Times, Washington Post, CNN, and dozens of lesser news organizations that condemned the high schoolers from Kentucky have not retracted or walked back their initial, warped narrative: that racist white teens harassed...
  • Cleanup time: Indian Country Today ‘adjusts’ Nathan Phillips’ Vietnam anecdote in 2008 article

    01/23/2019 9:47:30 AM PST · by TigerClaws · 16 replies
    As Twitchy reported, both The Washington Post and The New York Times have issued corrections, indicating that Nathan Phillips did not serve in Vietnam as he claimed. When the first, edited clip of the Covington Catholic High School boys emerged, a lot of reporters relied on the reporting of Indian Country Today for their background on Phillips, and that’s likely where most news sources got the idea that Phillips was a Vietnam combat veteran. Now, Indian Country Today is going all the way back to 2008 to correct an article in which Phillips described how he was spit on when...
  • Gay' mayor runs for president 'We can't look for greatness in the past'

    01/23/2019 9:21:52 AM PST · by rktman · 69 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 1/23/2019 | unknown
    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Democrat Pete Buttigieg, the 37-year-old mayor of South Bend, Indiana, says he’s forming an exploratory committee for a 2020 presidential bid. “The reality is there’s no going back, and there’s no such thing as ‘again’ in the real world. We can’t look for greatness in the past,” Buttigieg says in a video that includes before-and-after footage of South Bend, a Rust Belt city once described as “dying.” “Right now our country needs a fresh start,” he says.
  • Demonizing Catholic Schoolboys

    01/23/2019 9:16:45 AM PST · by ProtectOurFreedom · 34 replies
    American Thinker ^ | January 23, 2019 | Jim Daws
    In the Lincoln Memorial incident, the Resistance media’s agenda-driven reporting and disregard for the truth reached a new low with the Lincoln Memorial incident. A group of Catholic high school boys were waiting for their bus after attending the annual March for Life when they were set upon by two groups of leftist agitators, who insulted them with vicious and racist slurs. The kids responded with good-natured school-spirit chants, attempting to drown out the belligerent taunts. They didn’t respond with insults or any physical aggression of their own, which would have been easy to do, since the kids outnumbered their...
  • “This Is Libel!” – Attorney Robert Barnes Puts Democrat Ilhan Omar on Notice For Spreading Lies ..

    01/23/2019 9:12:26 AM PST · by bitt · 27 replies
    GATEWAY PUNDIT ^ | 1/23/2019 | Christina Laila
    Newly elected Muslim Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-MN) attacked the Covington teens Tuesday night and defended the black supremacists who taunted the Kentucky teens with racial slurs. The Covington Catholic teens have been exonerated after the full video showing what really happened at the Lincoln Memorial this weekend surfaced. The media lies have been debunked. The Black Supremacists shouted homophobic and racist slurs at the Covington teens after the March for Life rally in Washington DC. Then out of no where, Native American activist Nathan Phillips approached the students and loudly beat a drum in their faces. The Covington boys showed...
  • The Rush Limbaugh Show Thread, Mon-Fri, 12-3PM, WOR-AM, Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019.

    01/23/2019 8:55:39 AM PST · by carriage_hill · 13 replies
    EIB Network ^ | 1/23/2019 | Rush Limbaugh
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  • Trump Calls Pelosi's Bluff: I Plan on Showing Up For My Speech, Based On Your Original Invitation

    01/23/2019 8:51:39 AM PST · by Kaslin · 73 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 23, 2019 | Guy Benson
    Last week was dominated with pettiness and silliness, as President Trump responded to Speaker Pelosi's cheap 'State of the Union' stunt with some retaliatory theater of his own.  Pelosi hid behind the Secret Service and DHS to raise bogus "security concerns," only to insult those very public servants when they contradicted her unfounded sloppiness.  Then Trump foraged about for a hammer with which to clobber Pelosi in return, settling on the abrupt cancelation of an overseas trip.  But since that display of mutual childishness, the president has made two smart plays: First, he adopted a constructive tone and approach in...
  • Bloody Decapitated Trump Head on Sword in DC Park Blocks From White House

    01/23/2019 8:32:06 AM PST · by bitt · 26 replies
    GATEWAY PUNDIT ^ | 1/23/2019 | Jim Hoft
    A mock bloody, decapitated head of President Trump was put on end of the upraised sword of the Joan of Arc Statue in Meridian Hill Park in Northwest Washington, D.C., last Saturday according to several photographs posted online. The Trump head had red streamers coming down from the base to give the appearance of blood flowing to make clear the message of decapitation of the President.
  • Marc Thiessen: Shutdown showdown -- While Democrats pander to their base, Trump shows leadership

    01/23/2019 8:19:26 AM PST · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    Fox News.com ^ | January 23, 2019 | Marc Thiessen
    Last week, Democratic Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia offered President Trump some advice on how to end the current border wall standoff. "Always try to find a solution in which both sides come out ahead," Warner told the president. It's good advice. Trump is taking it. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., are not. On Saturday, Trump did exactly what Warner suggested, offering Democrats a win-win compromise. In addition to his 230-mile physical barrier, Trump said he would support three years of legislative relief for 700,000 recipients of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, as...