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  • 'I'm not about to hire you if your name is Watermelondrea': Raven-Symoné shocks on The View

    10/10/2015 2:07:12 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 16 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | October 9, 2015 | Anneta Konstantinides
    The View has become the center of controversy once again, this time after Raven-Symoné admitted that she would not hire someone with a 'black' name. 'I'm not about to hire you if your name is Watermelondrea,' the former child star said to her shocked co-hosts during Thursday's episode of the ABC show. 'It's just not going to happen,' she continued. 'I'm not going to hire you.' Raven's comment came while the women discussed a recent UCLA study published in the journal Evolution and Human Behavior, which found that Americans make racist assumptions based on people's names. Whoopi Goldberg introduced the...
  • Paul Ryan as Speaker would be good for the country, says … amnesty advocate Luis Gutierrez

    10/09/2015 9:46:19 PM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 12 replies ^ | October 9, 2015 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    Via Breitbart. We’re at a delicate moment right now within the commentariat where sounding any critical note about Ryan is proof that you’re a wingnut who wants the House to burn rather than govern. So here’s proof that my RINO credentials are still in good order: I’ve always liked Ryan personally (who doesn’t?) and I admire him for having tried — and seemingly failed, alas — to raise public alarm about the crisis in federal entitlements. It’s no small thing either that the guy’s managed to earn the goodwill of people on both sides of the centrist/tea party divide within...
  • Refugee crisis: Germany creaks under strain of open door policy

    10/09/2015 9:18:09 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    The Manchester Guardian ^ | October 8, 2015 | Kate Connolly in Berlin
    After the initial euphoria, Germany now faces daily clashes in refugee centres, a rising far-right, a backlog of registrations, and dissent among the ranks of Angela Merkel’s government.The realities of shouldering Europe’s refugee crisis are coming home to Germany, amid daily reports of clashes in asylum seeker homes; bureaucrats overwhelmed by a backlog of registration claims and deep divisions within chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative ranks over how to manage the enormity of the challenge. Just weeks after Merkel responded to the refugee crisis with the declaration: “Wir schaffen es – We can do it” – the euphoric mood has been...
  • Muslim Refugee Rapes 10 Year-Old Girl In Minneapolis

    10/09/2015 8:49:50 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 42 replies
    The Libertarian Republic ^ | October 9, 2015 | R. Brownell
    A Muslim immigrant was arrested Wednesday night and charged with viciously raping and attacking a 10-year-old girl in Minnesota. Something strange occurred during the initial reporting of the case, since local news outlets refused to release information showing that the suspect was in fact a “refugee” from Somalia. According to WND: KSTP 5, an ABC affiliate in Minneapolis, referred to the suspect, Ahmed Hersi Abdi as “A Minneapolis man.” CBS affiliate WCCO 4 used the same description, giving no mention of the man’s background or how he arrived in the U.S. The attack occurred Sunday evening in an apartment complex...
  • University of Toronto Dumps Transgender Bathrooms After Peeping Incidents

    10/09/2015 7:57:20 PM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 39 replies
    Fox news ^ | October 9, 2015 | Pardes Seleh
    The administration at the University of Toronto was recently enlightened on why two separate washrooms are generally established for men and women sharing co-ed residencies. The University is temporarily changing its policy on gender-neutral bathrooms after two separate incidents of "voyeurism" were reported on campus September 15 and 19. Male students within the University’s Whitney Hall student residence were caught holding their cellphones over female students’ shower stalls and filming them as they showered.
  • President Obama's mysterious trip to San Diego

    10/09/2015 7:44:03 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 4 replies
    CBS8 ^ | Oct 09, 2015 | Shannon Handy
    President Obama is on the West coast, making appearances in Oregon, Los Angeles and San Francisco. He is expected to arrive in San Diego Saturday night. President Obama is scheduled to spend Saturday and Sunday in San Diego, but the reason for the visit remains a bit of a mystery. The White House has confirmed Air Force One will land around 8 p.m., at Miramar on Saturday with President Obama on board.
  • The Suffering of Iran’s Victims will Endure

    10/09/2015 6:59:22 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 3 replies ^ | October 9, 2015 | David Grantham,
    The ink is not even dry on Obama’s ill-conceived executive agreement with Iran and already observers have found potentially unlawful stipulations baked into the agreement. A predictable development, to be sure, but it seems last minute. The administration has already ignored other judicial pronouncements through the course of negotiations without much fanfare. As the debate now inevitably plunges into squabbles over illegalities, it is time to address the outstanding judgment still haunting grieving victims of Iran’s terrorism. The Islamic Republic still owes billions in settlements to its American victims and the White House refused demand payment as part of the...
  • Why You Should Never Hire A Muslim

    10/09/2015 6:55:49 PM PDT · by Calpublican · 40 replies
    YouTube ^ | 05/10/2015 | Pat Condell
    Brit gives straight up rationale for never employing Muslims.
  • Plato Wants Paul: Reluctance as a Virtue for Paul Ryan as Speaker

    10/09/2015 6:50:46 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies ^ | October 9, 2015 | Joshua Holdenried
    Washington is a roaring dumpster fire—or, at least saying so on the stump whips up the type of thunderous applause that’s capable of putting a reality T.V. star within striking distance of the White House. Yes, I agree with most Americans that something’s definitely rotten in the state of Denmark, but sometimes our best saviors are not the ones yelling the loudest from the outside, but the ones quietly working the hardest on the inside. Enter Paul Ryan…or not, unfortunately. When Speaker John Boehner announced his impending resignation last month, the name “Paul Ryan” inevitably entered the race with neither...
  • Government Bans Bacon on Federal Prison Menus, Adds Turkey Substitute (Kowtowing to Muslims?)

    10/09/2015 6:00:40 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 79 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | October 9, 2015 | Morgan Chalfant
    The federal government has removed bacon, pork chops, ham, and all other pig products from the menu at its 122 federal prisons, impacting the nation’s 206,000 federal inmates. The Washington Post reported that the ban went into effect when the new fiscal year began last week. According to the Bureau of Prisons, the decision was made after surveys revealed that inmates do not like the taste of pork. The bureau runs the country’s federal penitentiaries, which includes providing inmates with three meals per day. “Why keep pushing food that people don’t want to eat? Pork has been the lowest-rated food by inmates for several years,” Edmond Ross, spokesman for...
  • FReeper Canteen - Tunes For Our Troops - 10 October 2015

    10/09/2015 5:55:58 PM PDT · by AZamericonnie · 193 replies
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  • Ashley Judd Wins ‘Celebrity Dumbass Award:' ... Most ‘Overqualified Candidate’ Since Jefferson

    10/09/2015 5:43:28 PM PDT · by rktman · 38 replies ^ | 10/9/2015 | unknown
    Judd appeared on’s “Larry King Now” on Jan. 30. “I mean, obviously, I love Hillary Rodham Clinton,” Judd said on the program. “And so seeing her talking about early childhood vulnerability and brain development. Man that woman is stout. She is stout,” said Judd.
  • Kelsey Grammer's Pro-Life T-Shirt: 'Would It Bother Us More If They Used Guns?

    10/09/2015 5:34:18 PM PDT · by rktman · 25 replies ^ | 10/9/2015 | Mark Judge
    Kelsey Grammer, best known for his role as psychiatrist Dr. Frasier Crane on the sitcoms "Cheers" and "Frasier," was recently photographed wearing a pro-life t-shirt. The shirt reads "Would it bother us more if they used guns?" The words wrap around a handgun and below that is a website address: The picture was taken by Grammar's wife Kayte and posted on her Instagram account. The message of the shirt indicates that concern over recent deaths in gun shootings should also apply to unborn babies.
  • The DNA test 'that reveals if you're gay': Genetic code clue is 70% accurate, claim scientists

    10/09/2015 5:23:01 PM PDT · by Rockitz · 76 replies ^ | 8 October 2015 | Colin Fernandez
    Scientists claim they can predict whether someone is gay or straight with up to 70 per cent accuracy by looking at their DNA. It has long been believed that sexuality has a biological basis – with certain genes linked to being gay. But the claim sexual behaviour can be predicted by such a high degree was described as 'bold' by British scientists. Researchers found distinct patterns of molecules which attach to DNA to switch genes on and off were associated with homosexuality. They claim to be able to predict whether someone is gay (illustrated) or straight with 70 per cent...
  • Nigel Farage Confronts Angela Merkel about Failure of EU, Currency and “Refugees”

    10/09/2015 3:53:41 PM PDT · by gwgn02 · 21 replies
    ConservativeTreehouse ^ | 10/9/2015 | Sundance
    This video should go viral. Alas this confrontation is what the Western Media NEED to hide from an awakened electorate who are absolutely in agreement with Nigel Farage !!
  • Sheriff Hanlin's views, Facebook posting criticized

    10/09/2015 3:41:33 PM PDT · by Uncle Miltie · 38 replies
    NRToday ^ | 10/9/2015
    The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence may want Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin to step down because of his Second Amendment views, but it appears the flap has, if anything, increased local support for the sheriff. Douglas County Commissioner Tim Freeman was with Hanlin night and day as the tragedy unfolded at Umpqua Community College on Thursday, as victims were identified and grieving families and community gathered by candlelight. He watched Hanlin handle the media circus that descended on Roseburg and saw him answer the same questions again and again, patiently and respectfully, without backing down on his Second...
  • ‘All Sorts Of Nasty': These 39 Yelp Reviews Of Planned Parenthood Clinics Will Horrify You

    10/09/2015 3:15:24 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 5 replies
    Yelp ^ | October 7, 2015 | Mollie Hemmingway
    The “story bank” is a public relations operation. But check out these stories shared by Planned Parenthood patients on Yelp, a popular online customer review application, that won’t be disseminated by Planned Parenthood’s powerful public relations operation. These stories come from just a tiny handful of the 700 clinics subsidized by taxpayers to the tune of $500 million each and every year,
  • ‘YouTube effect’ has left police officers under siege, law enforcement leaders say

    10/09/2015 2:32:29 PM PDT · by rellimpank · 58 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 08 oct 2015 | Aaron C. Davis
    Chiefs of some of the nation’s biggest police departments say officers in American cities have pulled back and have stopped policing as aggressively as they used to, fearing that they could be the next person in a uniform featured on a career-ending viral video. That was the unifying — and controversial — theory reached Wednesday at a private meeting of more than 100 of the nation’s top law enforcement officers and politicians. With homicide rates soaring inexplicably this year in dozens of U.S. cities, the group convened by new U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch concluded with a brief news conference...
  • Controversy Over Photo of Muslim Prayer Group At Wakulla Beach

    10/09/2015 2:30:36 PM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 37 replies
    wtxl ^ | 10/06/2015 | Megan Vaughn
    CRAWFORDVILLE, FL (WTXL) - Tears were shed and accusations were made at a Commission Meeting in Wakulla County on Monday. Community members expressed deep, divided opinions to Commissioners and audience members at the meeting, all because of a controversial photo posted to Facebook. The photo, which was taken and posted by Commission Chairperson Ralph Thomas, depicts what appears to be a group of Muslims praying on Mashes Sands Beach with the caption, "Walked up on this at Mashes Sands this evening! First time seeing this in Wakulla County." Comments were left on the photo with very conflicting messages; some upset...
  • There Will Be No Peace

    10/09/2015 2:12:37 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies ^ | October 9, 2015 | Paul Greenberg
    That didn't last long. Remember how Iran's president, Hassan Rouhani, said his country's nuclear deal with the United States and our Western allies opened a "new chapter" in his country's dealings with the world? It was just a few months back -- in July -- when diplomats in Washington and Tehran were all smiles as they raised their glasses to toast this brave new world of peace and harmony. And our own president assured us he'd secured Peace in Our Time. But when Iran's president turned up at the UN's General Assembly he inserted a little hate speech into his...
  • Window might be closing for a Joe Biden presidential run. Here's why

    10/09/2015 2:12:33 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 37 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 10/09/2015 | Michael A. Memoli
    Weeks, even months of mixed signals from Vice President Joe Biden about his presidential intentions are increasingly testing the patience of Democrats who have otherwise been sympathetic to his family concerns, and the window of opportunity for him to emerge as a desired alternative to Hillary Rodham Clinton’s candidacy appears to be shrinking. Since resuming work in late summer after the death in May of his eldest son, Beau, the vice president has alternately stoked speculation that he might join the Democratic field and said he lacked what he called the emotional fuel to do so. But factors beyond his...
  • Calling Protesters in Chile ‘Dumb,’ Pope Francis Sets Off Uproar

    10/09/2015 2:07:14 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    New York Times ^ | 10/09/2015 | By PASCALE BONNEFOY
    SANTIAGO, Chile — Many watched in disbelief: There he was, Pope Francis, calling people in Osorno, a city in southern Chile, “dumb” for protesting against a bishop accused of being complicit in clerical sexual abuse. “The Osorno community is suffering because it’s dumb,” Pope Francis told a group of tourists on St. Peter’s Square in Vatican City, because it “has let its head be filled with what politicians say, judging a bishop without any proof.” “Don’t be led by the nose by the leftists who orchestrated all of this,” the pope said. The video, filmed by an Argentine tourist in...
  • Sixth Circuit Court Court blocks Obama’s EPA water rule nationwide

    10/09/2015 2:03:49 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/09/2015 | By Timothy Cama
    A federal court ruled Friday that President Obama’s regulation to protect small waterways from pollution cannot be enforced nationwide. In a 2-1 ruling, the Cincinnati-based Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit delivered a stinging defeat to Obama’s most ambitious effort to keep streams and wetlands clean, saying it looks likely that the rule, dubbed Waters of the United States, is illegal. “We conclude that petitioners have demonstrated a substantial possibility of success on the merits of their claims,” the judges wrote in their decision, explaining that the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) new guidelines for determining whether water is subject...
  • Governor Jindal’s Bold Reform Plan Slashes Revenue to DC, Abolishes the Corporate Income Tax

    10/09/2015 12:56:52 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 20 replies ^ | October 9, 2015 | Daniel J. Mitchell
    Give him credit. Most elected officials are content to tinker at the edges, but Governor Jindal of Louisiana actually wants to solve problems. Look what he’s done, for instance, on fiscal policy. He sought to abolish his state’s personal income tax, a step that would have dramatically boosted the states competitiveness. That effort stalled, but he actually has been successful in curtailing state spending. He’s amassed one of the best records for frugality of all governors seeking the GOP presidential nomination. And he’s now joined the list of presidential candidates seeking to rewrite the internal revenue code. Since we’ve already reviewed...
  • Texas College Housing Complex

    One person was killed and another wounded during a shooting Friday at a Texas Southern University student-housing complex, and the Houston campus has been placed on lockdown, university and police officials said.
  • Europe Riots: Mass Outrage Over Mass Immigration from Middle East

    10/09/2015 12:28:06 PM PDT · by Michael van der Galien · 30 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 10-09-2015 | Michael van der Galien
    Hundreds of thousands of self-proclaimed refugees from the Middle East have arrived in Europe in recent months. This mass exodus out of especially Syria has been partially fueled by German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s promise that her country would take in all the refugees it had to take in. The only problem? She got more than she bargained for. Much more. And the same goes for the rest of Europe. In fact, so many “refugees” have made their way to the Old Continent that West European governments are having a hard time dealing with them. In the Netherlands alone, refugee centers...
  • HUNDREDS TURN OUT to Protest Barack Obama in Oregon “Go Golf!” (VIDEO)

    10/09/2015 12:27:56 PM PDT · by Torcert · 10 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | Oct 9th, 2015 | Jim Hoft
    The protesters want an end to the dangerous gun-free zone policies. One Defend Roseburg supporter offered this prayer today: We come to You today to first give You glory and honor and praise for we know there is none like You, You are the only one true and living God like You as You have told us in Your Word. Thank You Father for being real and giving us hope. Today we lift up the community of Roseburg Oregon and ask for a hedge of protection there. As You know Lord, president Obama is going to visit Roseburg and many...
  • Mick Jagger Visits Havana—Plans a Cuba Concert

    10/09/2015 12:25:07 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies ^ | October 9, 2015 | Humberto Fontova
    A delighted Mick Jagger just visited the Stalinist nation that criminalized his music and herded many of its listeners into forced-labor camps at Soviet bayonet-point as punishment. The visit was reported by the proud Stalinist regime’s captive (literally!) press this week. The exact purpose of the visit was not ascertained but The Rolling Stones (renown for their tributes to black music and musicians) seem to be planning a concert sponsored by the lily-white regime that jailed and tortured the most and longest-suffering black political prisoners in the modern history of the Western hemisphere. In fact, this Castroite jailing and torture...
  • The Degeneration of American Schools: From Revering the Bible to Reviling the Bible

    10/09/2015 12:13:23 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies ^ | October 9, 2015 | Michael Brown
    Did you know that in 1647, early American settlers passed the “Old Satan Deluder Act” to encourage children’s education so they could learn to read the Bible? According to Christian educator Tim Hoy, “One of the earliest education laws in our country was passed by the early settlers in 1647, called the ‘Old Satan Deluder Act.’ The settlers came to America to escape religious and political persecution in Europe. They believed that the persecutions (acts carried out under Satan’s delusion) were allowed to take place because of the populace’s illiteracy in general and biblical illiteracy in particular. To combat a...
  • French train hero now in 'good spirits' after stabbing outside bar

    10/09/2015 12:09:38 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 28 replies
    Fox News ^ | 10/09/2015
    Spencer Stone, one of the three Americans hailed a hero in the French train attack in August, was "in good spirits" as he recovered from a stabbing outside a Sacramento bar, hospital officials said Friday. The UC Davis Medical Center upgraded Airman Spencer Stone's condition from serious to fair. Doctors say he was awake, and could get out of bed Friday. "We know it's not related to what occurred in France," Sacramento Deputy Police Chief Ken Bernard said. Stone was out with four friends when they got into a fight near a bar with another group of people, Bernard said....
  • Ben Carson: If people had been armed, Hitler’s power to achieve would have been “greatly diminished”

    10/09/2015 12:01:02 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 32 replies
    Hotair ^ | 10/09/2015 | AllahPundit
    The man certainly does know his way around a Hitler hypothetical. Just ask his own campaign manager. “It’s an example [Carson] has been using for years and to be honest with you he needs to find a better example because the problem is as soon as you say Hitler, nobody hears anything else you say,” Campaign Manager Barry Bennett told ABC News. “Its just so evil, so contemptible, that no one can hear anything else.” Believe it or not, that comment was in reference not to what Carson said yesterday on CNN about gun control in the Third Reich...
  • Saudi Arabia summons Czech ambassador over ‘Satanic Verses’

    10/09/2015 11:34:09 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 31 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Oct 9, 2015 11:23 AM EDT | Abdullah Al-Shihri
    Saudi Arabia has summoned the Czech ambassador over a coming translation of Salman Rushdie’s “The Satanic Verses.” A Saudi Foreign Ministry official said the ambassador was asked Friday to censor the coming Czech translation because the book “distorts the true religion of Islam.” The official spoke on condition of anonymity as he wasn’t authorized to speak to journalists. …
  • It Ain't Funny, Hillary

    10/09/2015 11:33:46 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies ^ | October 9, 2015 | Suzanne Fields
    While the Donald tries to overcome his reputation as an over-the-top television entertainer so he might support his ambition to become president, Hillary Clinton is running for comedienne-in-chief. She went on "Saturday Night Live" to trade her high seriousness for laughs. Neither candidate will seal the deal the way they're trying to do it. The Donald, who's used to dishing it out, exposes a thin skin when mocked by other candidates, and his shifting numbers suggest that the jump from reality TV to the White House, even in the age of the outsider, is not an easy one. "The Trump...
  • Clemson University apologizes for serving Mexican food

    10/09/2015 11:21:17 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 92 replies
    Clemson University issued an apology to students on Thursday after what appears to be a small group of students were offended by an annual Mexican cuisine event put on by university dining services. Clemson Dining’s "Maximum Mexican" night, has become a student favorite over the last several years, and this year was no different, at first.
  • Wichita State U Changes Chapel to Appease Muslims

    10/09/2015 11:19:03 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 15 replies
    conservativefiringline ^ | October 8, 2015 | Faye Higbee
    The marginalization of Christianity is on a runaway train in America. Wichita State University renovated its chapel to accommodate Muslims. Christian-related objects were removed. The backlash was furious. In May, workers removed Christian items like the pews and the altar. Chairs have been set up to replace the pews and make room for Muslim prayer rugs. That did not sit well with alumni, many of whom are donors to the University. If they wanted to provide a place for Muslims, why didn’t they just give them a separate place? Because Muslims want dominance. The School’s Student Body President is accusing...
  • Obama in Roseburg: live updates on visits with Oregon school shooting victims

    10/09/2015 11:15:41 AM PDT · by TroutStalker · 124 replies
    OregonLive ^ | October 09, 2015 at 11:11 AM | Molly Harbarger |
    It's little more than an hour until wheels down in Eugene for President Barack Obama. He is meeting with the families of victims of the Umpqua Community College shooting, then flying to Seattle for Democratic National Committee roundtable. Gov. Kate Brown will accompany Obama on his visits. Neither are expected to speak publicly. Yet, many see Obama's meeting the grieving families as a maneuver to push gun control laws in Congress. Especially after Obama's impassioned speech, saying mass shootings could be prevented with stricter gun laws.Already, protestors are in position to greet Obama when his plane lands in Eugene. Conservative...
  • Why not protect precious lives of children? ('It's time to train Americans to resist slaughter')

    10/09/2015 11:03:15 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 4 replies
    WND ^ | October 8, 2015 | Joseph Farah
    Dr. Ben Carson is under attack for some common-sense prescriptions for protecting the lives of children and other innocents from mass killers. The presidential candidate and world-renowned pediatric neurosurgeon suggested that mass killers, like so and so in Roseburg, Oregon, last week, should be stormed by those awaiting death and injury at their hands. “I would not just stand there and let him shoot me,” said Dr. Carson. “I would say: ‘Hey, guys, everybody attack him! He may shoot me, but he can’t get us all.’” He also suggested declaring schools as so-called “gun-free zones” is counterproductive and added that...
  • Jonathan Sandys discusses his new book on his great-grandfather Winston Churchill

    10/09/2015 10:56:37 AM PDT · by cdga5for4 · 1 replies
    NewsMax ^ | October 5, 2015 | NewsMax
    Author of "God and Churchill: How the Greater Leader's Sense of Divine Destiny Changes His Troubled World and Offers Hope for Ours."
  • The Allure of Mass Murder

    10/09/2015 10:20:02 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies ^ | October 9, 2015 | Pat Buchanan
    "Seems the more people you kill, the more you are in the limelight." That blog post on the email address of Oregon mass-murderer Christopher Harper-Mercer was made after Vester Lee Flanagan shot and killed that Roanoke TV reporter and her cameraman. "I have noticed," said the blog post, "that people like [Flanagan] are all alone and unknown, yet when they spill a little blood, the whole world knows who you are." Harper-Mercer had found the key to his future, and given us a truism for our time. For the world now knows who Harper-Mercer is. We have seen his face...
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    10/09/2015 10:12:13 AM PDT · by Faith · 8 replies
    October 9, 2015 | Faith
    Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things. Philippians 4:8
  • Abbas Must Be Stopped

    10/09/2015 10:10:59 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies ^ | October 9, 2015 | Caroline Glick
    All the Palestinian terrorist attacks that have been carried out in recent weeks share one common feature. All the terrorists believe that by attacking Jews they are protecting the Temple Mount from destruction. And why shouldn’t they believe this obscenity? Everywhere they go, every time they turn on their televisions, read the paper, go to school or the mosque they are told that the Jews are destroying al-Aksa Mosque. Al-Aksa, they are told, is in danger. They must take up arms to defend it from the Jews, whatever the cost. One man stands at the center of this blood libel....
  • Bureaucrats Gone Wild

    10/09/2015 9:51:54 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies ^ | October 9, 2015 | Scott Rasmussen
    In the United States these days, about 95 percent of all new "laws" are written by bureaucrats rather than approved by Congress. A pair of recent news stories documents the dangers of bureaucrats gone wild. Last week, the U.S. officially defined 70,000 ways we can get sick or die. These classifications must be used by health care providers and insurance companies. Bloomberg News reports that "Doctors have already begun mocking the diagnostic list, picking out the most absurd and arcane, such as Z63.1: 'Problems in relationship with in-laws,' or V91.07XA: 'Burn due to water skis on fire.'" Unfortunately, this new...
  • Black Lives Matter 'guest lecturer' at Yale defends looting

    10/09/2015 9:36:30 AM PDT · by rktman · 30 replies ^ | 10/9/2015 | Rick Moran
    Yale Divinity School invited Black Lives Matter activist DeRay McKesson to be a "guest lecturer" for two days on "transformational leadership." McKesson made it clear just how transformational his leadership was when he defended looting as a legitimate political tactic. On Friday, McKesson will be one of the BLM activists meeting with Hillary Clinton. Perhaps Mrs. Clinton could broach the subject with Mr. McKesson and get his views on whether killing white cops is justified.
  • Is America a Nation of Immigrants?

    10/09/2015 9:33:01 AM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 26 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | October 9, 2015 | Malcolm A. Kline
    Generations of students have been taught that we are a nation of immigrants but inquiring minds beg to differ. Well, actually, they don’t beg. “What we have never been is a nation of immigrants,” veteran journalist Ralph Kinney Bennett said last weekend at the regional meeting of the Philadelphia Society in Indianapolis. “We were put through the process, rough-edged though it may have been, to become Americans.” “We did not suggest that they shed their heritage but make it part of a larger heritage.” Bennett retired as senior editor in the Washington bureau of Reader’s Digest in 2001. William B....
  • 'Gun violence'? No! Goon violence: 'Bad people do bad things'

    10/09/2015 9:21:26 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 9 replies
    WND ^ | September 3, 2015 | Ilana Mercer
    For a short while, the thing called “gun violence” was uppermost in the minds of the blabbering class. Two lovely young people, Alison Parker (news reporter) and Adam Ward (photojournalist), of Roanoke, Virginia, were gunned-down on live TV, in a scene reminiscent of the film “15 Minutes,” in which an anchor’s drive for ratings and a murderer’s quest for his 15 Minutes of Fame result in … gun, fist and other gratuitous, on-air violence. A week on, CNN’s Poppy Harlow was using the language of George Orwell’s Oceania to describe the entity, “gun violence,” that “took” the life of poor...

    10/09/2015 9:14:02 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 26 replies ^ | October 9, 2015 | Mathew Vadum
    Rioting at this weekend's Washington, D.C. gripe-fest celebrating the 20th anniversary of the endlessly hyped, misnamed Million Man March, seems like a definite possibility. Just this week 12 people were arrested in Hartford, Conn., for disorderly conduct after blocking traffic and access to the University of Hartford as they chanted “Black Lives Matter!” After demonstrators refused to stop sitting and standing in the road, they were arrested.
  • Conservatives for abolishing the fact of evil: why guns and mental illness are not the real problem

    10/09/2015 9:09:49 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 8 replies
    WND ^ | October 8, 2015 | Ilana Mercer
    The public personas who pass as conservatives are not system builders. We know them as conservatives not by their well thought-out, philosophically consistent thinking, but because they’ve staked out certain positions on The Issues, over time. “Gun violence” is the term used by conservatives with this messy habit of mind. A careful thinker would allude to “goon violence.” “For guns are not the root cause of man’s evil actions. Neither are the multiplying categories of manufactured illness in the psychiatric Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. Evil is integral to the human condition, always has been, always will be....
  • Brutal: Trey Gowdy Pens Scathing Letter to Top Benghazi Committee Democrat

    10/09/2015 9:06:10 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 59 replies ^ | October 9, 2015 | Guy Benson
    This story was more or less lost in the noise of yesterday's palace intrigue, but it's too important to simply let lie.  Do yourself a favor and click through to Gowdy's letter before proceeding any further. Read the entire thing. It's extraordinary, on several levels: First, Gowdy summons his prosecutorial vigor to absolutely demolish the ranking Democrat on the House Select Committee on Benghazi.  Democrats have seized upon erstwhile Speaker-in-waiting Kevin McCarthy's ill-advised comments to try to shut down the panel's probe -- a continuation of their ongoing, partisan efforts to dismiss its focus as a "phony scandal" and to portray the investigation as a political witch hunt.  Gowdy...
  • Compost 'Right wing" Blogger Rubin Attacks Ben Carson over his support for gun rights

    10/09/2015 9:05:47 AM PDT · by nvcdl · 18 replies
    Washing Post Hack mocks Ben Carson's for pointing out that the first thing the Nazi's did was taking Jews guns away in Germany.
  • U.S. military bars University of Phoenix recruiting

    10/09/2015 8:55:36 AM PDT · by Leaning Right · 29 replies
    MarketWatch ^ | Oct. 9, 2015 | Ben Kesling and Douglas Belkin
    The Department of Defense on Thursday placed the University of Phoenix system on probation, barring the for-profit school giant from recruiting on military bases and preventing troops from using federal money for classes. The Defense Department provided few details on the move, but the university system has been subjected to scrutiny by the department and Congress for months.