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  • As Clinton asks for money, what she says a remains a mystery

    08/22/2016 2:46:45 AM PDT · by Freedom'sWorthIt · 51 replies
    WRAL-TV ^ | 8/22/16 | Lisa Lerer, AP
    PROVINCETOWN, Mass. — It was a very busy, very lucrative weekend for Hillary Clinton in the summer playground of the East Coast's moneyed elite. She brunched with wealthy backers at a seaside estate in Nantucket, snacking on shrimp dumplings and crabcakes. A few hours later, she and her husband dined with an intimate party of thirty at a secluded Martha's Vineyard estate. And on Sunday afternoon, she joined the singer Cher at a "LGBT summer celebration" on the far reaches of Cape Cod. By Sunday evening, Clinton had spoken to more than 2,200 campaign donors. But what she told the...
  • Washington’s Hollow Men

    07/05/2016 6:38:20 PM PDT · by Baynative · 4 replies
    National Review ^ | July 5, 2016 | Victor Davis Hanson
    In a sense, these revolving-door apparatchiks and incestuous couples are bullies, who use their megaphones to disparage others who are supposedly blinkered and ignorant to the point of not believing that a videomaker caused the attacks in Libya, not trusting the Iranians, being skeptical about the theory of sanctuary cities, missing the genius of the European Union, not seeing the brilliant logic in allowing in 12 million immigrants from southern Mexico and Central America under unlawful auspices, panicking about $20 trillion in debt, and incapable of appreciating the wonders of outsourcing. In matters of deception, ostentatious vulgarity never proves as...
  • Washington's Hollow Men (American elites)

    07/05/2016 7:25:54 AM PDT · by RightGeek · 15 replies
    National Review ^ | 7/5/2016 | Victor Davis Hanson
    Especially influential are the revolving-door multimillionaires, especially from big banks and Wall Street — the Tim Geithners, Jack Lews, Hank Paulsons, and Robert Rubins, but also the lesser flunkies of the Freddie/Fannie Clintonite crowd, a Franklin Raines (raking in $90 million) or a Jamie Gorelick ($26 million), all of whom came into the White House and its bureaucracies to get rich, but who always seem shocked when the public does not like their incestuous trails of bailouts, relief plans, favorable regulations, etc. Creepy too are the satellite grifters like “investment banker” Rahm Emanuel — who somehow, between the White House...
  • Brexit bottom line: EU worked for the elite, but not for the British people

    06/27/2016 7:35:10 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 12 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 06/27/16 | Herman Cain
    Which is why the elite don't see what the problem is To listen to the howling and wailing from the political and media elites, you’d think the British people were forcing their government to close all the hospitals and burn all the schools down. The reaction to Britain’s exit from the European Union has been that over-the-top hysterical. The British Empire survived for many centuries before anyone ever conceived of the EU – which was only established in 1993 – and I think it can probably do just fine once again not being a member of it. But you’d never...
  • FOX News Guests RIP Obama after #Pulse Massacre Statement: “Facts Don’t Seem to Matter” and “Pablum”

    06/12/2016 2:00:09 PM PDT · by milford421 · 52 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 6/12/16 | Jim Hoft
    "Former CIA Director James Woolsey: Yet again the president did not pass up an opportunity to say that guns are the problem. And yet again he passed up the opportunity even to allude to the fact that there might be some motivation from some branch of Islam, or jihadist terrorism or jihadi thinking behind what was taking place despite of the fact that the killer was shouting ‘Allahu Akbar.’ The facts don’t seem to matter to this administration."
  • Senate backs Fanning as Army secretary

    05/17/2016 4:01:53 PM PDT · by PROCON · 80 replies
    reuters ^ | May 17, 2016 | Patricia Zengerle
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate unanimously backed President Barack Obama's nomination of Eric Fanning as secretary of the Army on Tuesday, making him the first openly gay leader of a U.S. military service branch. Fanning previously worked as undersecretary of the Air Force and chief of staff to Defense Secretary Ash Carter.
  • Chelsea Clinton, $10M Apartment, $3M Wedding, $600K Job: I Just Don’t Care About Money

    05/11/2016 1:59:41 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 70 replies
    USA Politics News ^ | 06 May 2016
    The daughter of former President Bill Clinton and ex-secretary of state Hillary Clinton explained in a new interview why she left lucrative professions and opted for working with her family’s philanthropic foundation. ‘I was curious if I could care about (money) on some fundamental level, and I couldn’t,’ she said. Hillary Clinton insists she isn’t “well-off” and now daughter Chelsea says she couldn’t care less about money. “I was curious if I could care about (money) on some fundamental level, and I couldn’t,” she told UK’s The Telegraph, explaining why she gave up lucrative gigs to join her family’s philanthropic...
  • Kasich: "We believe that an open convention is the best way for the Republican Party to win"

    04/25/2016 5:54:41 PM PDT · by maggief · 129 replies
    Kasich: "We believe that an open convention is the best way for the Republican Party to win" http://cnn.it/1pzz0Ig
  • The Destruction of Western Civilization: Rule By A Tiny Elite [transcript]

    04/18/2016 6:57:05 AM PDT · by huldah1776 · 34 replies
    The Castle Report ^ | February 12, 2016 | Darrell Castle
    Hello, this is Darrell Castle! Today, we are going to continue – and also conclude – our six-week-long discussion of Western Civilization: how it met with destruction, what that means for us today, and, if it is gone, what has replaced it? What used to be known as European Civilization, or Western Civilization, was burned up in the fires of World Wars One and Two. It took World War Two to finally finish off the sovereignty of the Western World and deliver it into the hands of an “international ruling elite,” consisting of an entrenched group of politicians, bureaucrats, bankers,...
  • Insiders: Ted Cruz will capture Wisconsin - Democrats expect a Bernie Sanders victory.

    04/01/2016 3:32:06 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 194 replies
    The Politico ^ | April 1, 2016 | Steven Shepard
    Ted Cruz will deal Donald Trump an emphatic defeat in Wisconsin next week. That’s according to The POLITICO Caucus – a panel of activists, strategists and operatives in 10 key battleground states. Nearly nine-in-10 Republicans in those states chose Cruz as the likely winner of next Tuesday’s Wisconsin presidential primary. Among Democrats, Caucus members by a nearly two-to-one margin predicted Bernie Sanders would defeat Hillary Clinton. In the Republican race, insiders said Cruz has surged ahead of Trump in Wisconsin thanks to GOP Gov. Scott Walker’s endorsement and an electorate that isn’t as favorable to Trump as those in other...
  • Bill Kristol: I Hope a Third Party Candidate Comes Forward

    03/25/2016 6:20:09 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 131 replies
    NewsMax ^ | March 25, 2016 | by Bill Hoffman
    Bill Kristol, founder and editor of The Weekly Standard, tells Newsmax TV he hopes a third-party candidate will emerge if Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are anointed the Republican and Democratic presidential nominees. "I just don't think [Trump] has the character or temperament to be president of the United States ... [and] we're certainly not going to vote for Hillary," Kristol said Friday to J.D. Hayworth on "Newsmax Prime." "There are a lot of fine Republicans and conservatives in the country, some of them are retired generals, some of them are businessmen, some of them are civic leaders, some of...
  • WHOA! RNC Changes Rule To Stop Trump From 1,237 Delegates…All Are Eligible

    03/25/2016 4:58:58 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 242 replies
    Republicans have assumed this entire elections season that a candidate must have won at least 8 state primaries or caucuses to be eligible for the GOP nomination, but apparently that is not the case and apparently a rule change hasn’t technically occurred, but that’s not the way it seems. Even Ted Cruz said just last night that John Kasich wasn’t eligible because he hadn’t won enough states, so even he was mislead. Insiders now say rule 40(b) only applied to the republican convention in 2012 and was never intended to be used in future elections. From Washington Examiner: Party officials...
  • Scott Walker: Nominee at Brokered Convention Will Be Someone ‘Not Currently Running’

    03/24/2016 3:28:50 PM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 188 replies
    http://www.breitbart.com ^ | March 24, 2016 | Patrick Howley
    Wisconsin governor Scott Walker said Thursday that in the event of a contested convention, the Republican nominee will likely be someone who is "not currently running." "I think if it's an open convention, it's very likely it would be someone who's not currently running," Walker said. "I mean, who knows. The one thing I qualify -- it's like the qualifications you see on those ads you see for car dealerships. I think any of us who comment on this election have to qualify that almost every prediction's been off, so it's hard to predict anything," Walker added. Walker's own run...
  • Rush: Establishment Support of Cruz Means Conservatism is Winning

    03/24/2016 1:05:55 PM PDT · by GodGunsGuts · 101 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | March 24, 2016
    On Wednesday during his radio program Rush Limbaugh responded to a caller claiming Ted Cruz is not an outsider and is “buddying up” with the establishment. Limbaugh clarified to the caller that Cruz is not the hypocrite – the establishment is.Listen to the full clip here: Below are some excerpts from the transcript: RUSH: I just saw there's a caller on line calling me delusional?  CALLER:  I think, sadly, what you all fail to realize is that perpetually you're painting Ted Cruz as an outsider.  He paints Ted Cruz as an outsider.  The Tea Party tried to paint him as an...
  • Michelle Obama’s Floral Outfits Cost 23 Times Average Annual Salary in Cuba

    03/22/2016 1:11:06 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 58 replies
    free beacon ^ | 3/22/16 | Morgan Chalfant
    The two floral dresses that first lady Michelle Obama sported in Cuba this week would not be affordable for the wide majority of individuals living in the repressive country. US Weekly recently spotlighted two outfits that Obama wore during appearances in Havana on Sunday and Monday that, according to a Free Beacon analysis, together cost more than 23 times the average annual state salary in Cuba recorded in 2014. When the president and his family landed in Cuba Sunday, the first lady descended Air Force One wearing a sleeveless, rose-print dress made by designer Carolina Herrera. The dress is currently...
  • Conservative[?] activists plot to stop Donald Trump

    03/17/2016 9:08:38 PM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 66 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 3-17-2016
    A group of conservative activists huddled behind closed doors Thursday at a Washington hotel to plot strategy to stop Republican front-runner Donald Trump , including calling for a unity ticket to oppose him and a floor fight at the GOP convention to deny him the nomination. The meeting was led by conservative talk radio host Erick Erickson, a longtime outspoken critic of Mr. Trump . “We believe that the issue of Donald Trump is greater than an issue of party. It is an issue of morals and character that all Americans, not just those of us in the conservative movement,...
  • It Begins...Trump-Haters Start List of Trump Supporters to Blackball and Punish

    03/17/2016 6:45:45 PM PDT · by ak267 · 211 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 3-17-2016 | Jim Hoft
    The Trump-bashers are starting up a list of conservative supporters of Donald Trump — so that they can blackball these Trump supporters. The list was initiated by Cruz supporter Amanda Carpenter who is usually kind and intelligent but now suffers from a severe case of Trump Derangement Syndrome.
  • What has happened to Free Republic? [What difference at this point can it possibly make?]

    03/17/2016 3:13:11 PM PDT · by katwoman5779 · 991 replies
    Since Obuma was elected to POTUS, I have been coming to Free Republic to get news, opinions and a few laughs. Most of the serious posts were bemoaning the out of control government and what could be done about it. "Oh Whoa is Me!". Then along comes a constitutional conservative. For the first time since Ronald Reagan, we have a constitutional candidate running for the GOP nomination. This man was elected by conservatives to go to Washington and stand up to the elites that no longer listen to the American people. He didn't go to Washington and "fall in" with...
  • Reports: Trump Left Off Some Florida Ballots; “Dozens of Complaints”

    03/15/2016 10:50:14 AM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 107 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 3/15/2016 | Kristinn Taylor
    Leading Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s name was left off Florida primary ballots according to reports relayed by Fox News’ Jennifer Eckhart on Twitter who said the local Fox affiliate has received “dozens of complaints.” Eckhart wrote the irregularities are in “Jupiter County” which does not exist. She probably meant the town of Jupiter or Palm Beach County where Jupiter is located. Palm Beach County is where Trump’s Florida base Mar-a-Lago is located.
  • Bush family member endorses Cruz

    03/08/2016 1:34:57 PM PST · by doldrumsforgop · 64 replies
    politico ^ | 3/8/16 | Katie Glueck
    Ted Cruz on Tuesday nabbed an unlikely endorsement: the backing of a Bush. Neil Bush, a brother of George W. Bush and Jeb Bush, was listed (along with his wife) as one of 13 new additions to Cruz's national finance team. The campaign said the new additions are all former supporters of other candidates, including Bush, Rand Paul, Rick Perry and Marco Rubio. This follows the release last week of a list of several other previous Jeb Bush backers now supporting Cruz, whose hardline conservative approach is generally at odds with the one Jeb Bush took. Last summer, former President...
  • Davos elite alarmed at prospect of nominee Trump

    01/27/2016 7:39:16 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 18 replies
    Reuters ^ | 01/27/15
    "Unbelievable", "embarrassing" even "dangerous" are some of the words the financial elite gathered at the World Economic Forum conference in the Swiss resort of Davos have been using to describe U.S. Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump. Although some said they still expected his campaign to founder before his party picks its nominee for the November election many said it was no longer unthinkable that he could be the Republican candidate. Some noted that whatever the outcome, a heated campaign, which has also seen self-proclaimed Socialist Bernie Sanders provide a tough challenge to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for the...
  • Is Fox News Preparing Proverbial “Kill Shot” Against Trump Campaign?

    01/24/2016 5:03:04 PM PST · by Aria · 281 replies
    DC Whispers ^ | 1.24.2016 | DC Whispers
    On Thursday, Fox News will be hosting the final GOP presidential debate just days removed from the Iowa Caucus. A growing din of whispers surrounding the impending debate has at least one member of the moderating panel specifically targeting Donald Trump’s demise. It appears the Trump campaign has already initiated counter measures as Mr. Trump himself called for Fox personality and upcoming debate moderator, Megyn Kelly to be removed from the moderator panel. Trump and Kelly have engaged in an ongoing war of words since Kelly’s first stint at moderating during a GOP debate last fall that had her issuing...
  • Police: Suspected theater shooter brought gun to movie fearing mass shooting

    01/23/2016 11:09:08 AM PST · by Drew68 · 26 replies
    KOMO News ^ | 01/22/2016 | Staff
    RENTON, Wash. (KOMO) -- A 29-year-old man suspected of shooting a woman inside a Renton theater Thursday night told detectives he brought the gun to the movie fearing a mass shooting. The incident happened at The Landing in Renton during a showing of the film "13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi." It is the action-packed movie of the terrorist raid on the U.S. Embassy. About 15 minutes into the movie, a gun went off and a 40-year-old Michelle Mallari had been shot through the back of her chair. "I believe the lady in front of us that got shot...
  • D'Souza: National Review Won't 'Dent Trump's Real Support'

    01/22/2016 3:16:21 PM PST · by xzins · 111 replies
    NewsMax ^ | 22 Jan 16 | Bill Hoffman
    National Review's scathing indictment of Donald Trump will do very little to dissuade most Republicans from supporting him for the GOP presidential nomination, conservative pundit and acclaimed documentary filmmaker Dinesh D'Souza tells Newsmax TV. "I don't think this is going to dent Trump's real support," D'Souza said Friday on "The Steve Malzberg Show." "What it will do probably is ostracize Trump a little bit more within the intellectual ranks of the Republican Party, but those intellectual ranks are a small part of the overall strength of the party." D'Souza also suggested that National Review — founded in 1955 by William...
  • Shadow of populism hangs over Davos

    01/22/2016 12:00:39 PM PST · by fingers_crossed · 14 replies
    Financial Times - Europe ^ | January 22, 2016 | Gideon Rachman
    Shadow of populism hangs over Davos
  • Introspection on how 'Trump Could Win It All'

    01/16/2016 10:03:34 AM PST · by forty_years · 5 replies
    netwmd.com, LLC ^ | January 16, 2016 | Andrew L. Jaffee
    Donald Trump's ability to draw a crowd has flabbergasted even one of left-leaning MSNBC's talk-show hosts, Joe Scarborough, who took to national airwaves to say the billionaire is beating all records -- that his ability to pack a room with eager listeners exceeds anything even much-loved Ronald Reagan could do. ... "I saw Reagan come to Pensacola twice in 1980. I saw the crowds. I never saw anything like that in my hometown before. ..." Earlier this week, Trump attracted "a capacity crowd of nearly 12,000 at the Pensacola Bay Center on Florida's panhandle." Pensacola has a population of...
  • The Republican Establishment Inches Toward Marco Rubio

    11/05/2015 10:02:37 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 43 replies
    FiveThirtyEight Politics ^ | 11/05/2015 | By AARON BYCOFFE
    The race for endorsements among Republican presidential candidates has been a slow one since we began keeping track of the endorsement primary earlier this year. Jeb Bush has sat atop our leaderboard, but many of his endorsements came before he officially announced his candidacy, and he's received only three since Labor Day -- all from House members. But this week, Marco Rubio has shown signs of momentum, picking up endorsements from three fellow senators, including one today from Sen. James E. Risch of Idaho. In contrast to Bush's 3 endorsement points since Labor Day, Rubio has received 22 -- by...
  • Superyacht Getaway Subs And Luxury Bomb Shelters: The Elite Are The Most Paranoid Preppers Of All

    10/24/2015 8:42:07 AM PDT · by Jack Hydrazine · 64 replies
    Zero Hedge.com ^ | 23OCT2015 | Tyler Durden
    When it comes to “prepping”, many among the elite take things to an entirely different level. As you will see below, the elite are willing to pay big money for cutting edge home security measures, luxury bomb shelters and superyacht getaway submarines. Some of the things that the elite are demanding for their own protection go beyond even what we would see in a James Bond film, and serving the prepping needs of the elite has become a multi-billion dollar business. Meanwhile, the media outlets that the elite own continue to mock the rest of us for getting prepared. All...
  • Secret Service chief apologizes for how group of cancer-stricken kids was treated

    09/21/2015 10:59:03 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 20 replies
    washingtonpost.com ^ | Dana Hedgpeth and Fredrick Kunkle
    Mike Gillette said Clancy called him Monday and said he was “very sorry,” and that the agency “did not handle the situation well.” A spokeswoman for the Secret Service confirmed that Clancy made the call. According to Gillette, Clancy offered to come to one of the group’s events to apologize in person and offered to have some of the children come to one of the agency’s training facilities in Maryland for a tour. ... In a statement e-mailed late Sunday, Brian Leary, a spokesman for the Secret Service, said the closures on Pennsylvania Avenue and Lafayette Square were “put into...
  • Memo to the Inside-the-Beltway GOP: Trump Is Popular Because He's Not You

    09/14/2015 11:42:04 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 12 replies
    Rush Limbaugh ^ | 9-14-2015 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Inside-the-Beltway conservative media people with that Republican Party, they're out there, for example, saying that Trump once wanted single-payer system. "He's not conservative! You can't support Trump." Did you know that he once supported single-payer? From the same people who are funding Obamacare! The same people who give us fake repeal Obamacare votes, the same people who have paid for and continue to help fund Obamacare, say, "Trump once supported single-payer!" They trashed Trump about his wall. "It's not gonna happen! Trump isn't gonna build a wall! He's never gonna get Mexico to pay for the wall....
  • "Some People Just Don't Fit In The Economy" Buffett Explains: "We'll Send Them Off To Afghanistan"

    09/09/2015 11:43:39 AM PDT · by tang-soo · 19 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 9/8/2015 | Tyler Durden
    "You want everybody educated to their potential. You want people to reach their potential. That still won't work for some people in a highly developed market system. I mean if this were a sports-based system, you could give me a PhD in football, and I could practice eight hours a day, and I might be able to carry the water from, not onto the field, but from the locker room to the bench. There's just some people don't fit well into a highly skilled market-based economy. They're perfectly decent citizens. We'll send them off to Afghanistan, but they are not...
  • A Note to the Republican Elite (vanity)

    09/01/2015 8:35:21 PM PDT · by BobL · 42 replies
    (none) | Sept. 1, 2015 | (self)
    Hello Karl Rove and people that think like him and write columns telling us that we're "low information", "idiots", "crazies", "idol worshipers", and otherwise uninformed because we support Trump. To start with, I don't know the numbers, but I suspect that most people on this site are like me and have closely followed politics FOR DECADES and therefore can go toe-to-toe with anyone in the Republican ruling class. Maybe other sites, like Yahoo or whatever, are filled with "low information voters", but NOT THIS SITE. So I could spend an hours (or days, or months) parsing just about every line...
  • N. Korea: The Pyongyangites of Pyonghattan

    08/14/2015 10:27:27 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 7 replies
    Economist ^ | Aug 12th 2015
    The Pyongyangites of Pyonghattan Aug 12th 2015, 16:24 by The Data Team SINCE Kim Jong Un came to power following the death of his father in December 2011, North Korea’s Young Leader has shown a passion for construction projects, with the emphasis on leisure—a pursuit he promised his subjects early on, along with prosperity. Mr Kim swiftly ordered the renovation of Pyongyang’s two main funfairs. A new water park, 4D cinema, dolphinarium, riverside parks, residential skyscrapers and a new airport terminal have all followed. Now an underground shopping centre is being built in the capital to cater to a small...
  • President Enrique Peńa Nieto's Cabinet (A bunch of old white guys)

    07/10/2015 4:08:54 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 8 replies
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  • Charlie Daniels: Is America Creating a New Class of ‘Untouchables’?

    07/10/2015 9:23:14 AM PDT · by xzins · 40 replies
    CNS ^ | July 9, 2015 | Charlie Daniels
    There was a time when members of the European nobility could have a member of the lower classes flogged, incarcerated, tortured and even executed without standing trial before a jury of their peers. There were no repercussions, no penalties and nothing less than disfavor with the monarchy could interfere with their "rights as aristocracy," and they ruled their fiefdoms with fear and cruelty. Under a supposed law – droit du seigneur, also called jus primae noctis – feudal lords had the right to have sex with any subordinate woman they desired, up to and including her wedding night, and it...
  • LA weighs rules to lock up handguns, police union wants exemptions

    06/29/2015 4:55:28 PM PDT · by Navy Patriot · 36 replies
    Fox News (Politics) ^ | June 29, 2015 | Fox News Staff
    Los Angeles city council members are debating controversial new gun law changes aimed at locking up handguns when they're not in use. According to the Los Angeles Times, the proposal would require city residents to either lock up handguns not being used or apply trigger locks to them. The proposal was authored by Councilman Paul Krekorian and is meant to protect children from gun accidents. But the plan has faced resistance from the local police officers union – the Los Angeles Police Protective League. The proposed rules exempted active duty and reserve officers, but the union wants retired officers and...
  • Billionaire Bunkers: Inside the World's Largest Planned Doomsday Escape [Revelation 6]

    06/13/2015 11:52:26 AM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 32 replies
    Forbes ^ | 6/12/2015 | Jim Dobson
    For the very first time, a modern day Noah’s Ark has opened its doors for an exclusive inside look offering up plans for the ultimate Billionaire bunker and doomsday escape. Vivos founder and CEO Robert Vicino announced Vivos Europa One which will be an invitation only, five star, underground survival complex, similar to an underground cruise ship for the elite. Each family will be provided a private 2,500 square foot of floor area, capable of two story improvements for a total of 5,000 square feet of private living quarters. With fit and finish comparable to a mega-yacht, each member family...
  • The 8 most elite special forces in the world

    05/13/2015 7:45:03 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 55 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 05/13/2015 | Tomas Hirst
    Elite special forces are some of the best-trained and most formidable units a country can boast. They go where other soldiers fear to tread, scoping out potential threats, taking out strategic targets, and conducting daring rescue missions. These really are the best of the best. Although it's extremely difficult to rank these forces relative to one another, there are some units that rise above the rest in their track record and the fear they instill in their adversaries. These soldiers have been through rigorous training exercises designed to weed out those who can't hit their exacting standards. In a world...
  • Why Hillary Can't Be in the Moment

    04/18/2015 12:24:30 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 45 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | Doris O'Brien
    Watching Hillary Clinton reach out and touch ordinary Americans is excruciating. In working a crowd of regular folks, Hillary is fingernails on the blackboard in a pantsuit. It is difficult to imagine anyone more out of touch with their own affect, movement, and connection to the people around them. She is unable to talk, touch, listen or smile in a natural manner. She doesn't seem to know what to do with her hands, where to direct her eyes, her scope of awareness is restricted. A blind person with a stick would be better than Hillary Clinton at reading people around...
  • WATCH: ESPN’S BRITT MCHENRY BRUTAL TREATMENT OF A PARKING LOT ATTENDANT (VIDEO)

    04/16/2015 11:56:58 AM PDT · by TexasCajun · 102 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 16 Apr 2015 | TRENT BAKER
    In a video of what appears to be ESPN reporter Britt McHenry berating a parking lot attendant has surfaced. McHenry is shown making fun of the woman’s features, and even asking her “Do you know who I am?” McHenry is visibly upset, although we are unable to see what may have pushed to her treating the attendant so poorly in the video that clearly had some portions edited out of it. McHenry can be heard saying, “I’m in the news sweetheart, I will f—ing sue this place.” “Do you feel good about your job? So I could be a college...
  • Why Yemen has come undone.

    03/28/2015 2:48:05 PM PDT · by Usagi_yo · 16 replies
    CNN ^ | 3/26/2015 | Jack A. Goldstone
    ... From the center of the article ... "Yemen does have value as a lesson -- this is what happens when you ignore the basic foundations of social stability. These include legitimate leadership with stable succession plans; a united elite; institutions to bridge regional and ethnic divisions and assure fairness in political and economic access and a functioning economy with capabilities for providing employment and growth."
  • Cheers Star Blasts Liberal Elites: 'You Don't Want an Ivy Leaguer' in a Disaster

    02/23/2015 9:09:51 AM PST · by AT7Saluki · 48 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 2/23/15 | Scott Whitlock
    Your World anchor Neil Cavuto referenced Scott Walker and noted, "He didn't finish college. So, he doesn't have that prestigious degree. He could be up against an Ivy Leaguer like Hillary Clinton." Ratzenberger zinged, "You know Ivy Leaguers and I know Ivy Leaguers. And I tell you, those are not the people whose houses you rush to after an earthquake." The actor mocked, "It's not like, 'he's got an MBA from Harvard. He'll know what to do!'" - See more at: http://newsbusters.org/blogs/scott-whitlock/2015/02/23/cheers-star-blasts-liberal-elites-you-dont-want-ivy-leaguer-disaster#sthash.qfTXoTQ1.dpuf
  • Zimbabwe’s First Lady seeks to control more land

    01/22/2015 3:05:47 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 13 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jan 22, 2015 3:09 AM EST | Farai Mutsaka
    In 2000, Timon Shava was a hero of Zimbabwe’s land reform program when he joined hundreds of other landless peasants in a wave of land seizures and evictions of white farmers. Today, he is homeless after police, acting on behalf of President Robert Mugabe’s wife Grace, destroyed dozens of thatch dwellings on a farm that she wants to control. The First Lady, who has another farm in the area, said last year that she wanted to turn this farm into a wildlife conservancy that could raise money for an orphanage. A new twist on the long struggle over land in...
  • London police: we believe claims of ‘VIP’ child sex abuse and murder

    12/20/2014 8:29:06 AM PST · by Deathtomarxists · 32 replies
    Guardian ^ | 12-14-14 | vikram dodd
    Scotland Yard officers have said they believe allegations that a ring of prominent politicians and members of the establishment abused and terrorised children as young as seven more than 30 years ago and went on to kill three young boys. Detectives appealed for victims and witnesses to come forward and identified a flat in Dolphin Square, London, near the Houses of Parliament, as a scene of some of the alleged abuse, as well as military premises and other locations across London and the home counties. So far one victim, known by the pseudonym Nick, has come forward to tell of...
  • Who Boycotts Wal-Mart? Social-justice warriors too enlightened to let their poor neighbors..

    11/30/2014 8:40:06 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 31 replies
    The National Review Online ^ | November 30, 2014 | Kevin D. Williamson
    Columbia County, Ark. — There’s no sign of it here in Magnolia, Ark., but the boycott season is upon us, and graduates of Princeton and Bryn Mawr are demanding “justice” from Wal-Mart, which is not in the justice business but in the groceries, clothes, and car-batteries business. It is easy to scoff, but I am ready to start taking the social-justice warriors’ insipid rhetoric seriously — as soon as two things happen: First, I want to hear from the Wal-Mart-protesting riffraff a definition of “justice” that is something that does not boil down to “I Get What I Want, Irrespective...
  • But They All Vote Democratic ... Strange & Disgusting Fashions Worn In Public.

    10/05/2014 11:46:42 AM PDT · by Robert A. Cook, PE · 29 replies
    Pulptastic Site ^ | 5 Oct 2014 | RACookPE1978
    Just a link. http://pulptastic.com/thought-fashion-sense-bad-discovered-god-help-us/ Yes, the images are "Safe for Work" .. Just not recommended for viewing after a meal.
  • Anger at the Facebook fortress: Neighbors hit out at Zuckerberg's $10million noisy mansion..

    09/23/2014 7:27:55 AM PDT · by C19fan · 20 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | September 23, 2014 | Wills Robinson
    Neighbours surrounding Mark Zuckerberg's $10million home in San Francisco say construction work is causing constant disruptions, taking up parking spaces and causing huge amounts of noise. The six-bedroom luxury house in Dolores Park is one of four properties the billionaire Facebook founder has reportedly bought in the area near his Silicon Valley office. Building work on the 1920s property the 30-year-old purchased with his wife Priscilla Chan has been going on for nearly 17 months - sparking a series of complaints from nearby residents.
  • CNN, HuffPo, Reuters Contributors, Reporters Part of Leftwing Network

    08/06/2014 9:39:44 PM PDT · by Tamzee · 24 replies
    Media Trackers ^ | August 5, 2014 | Brian Sikma
    A prominent CNN commentator, the top two political reporters for The Huffington Post, a Reuters reporter, the editor of The Nation magazine, a producer for Al Jazeera America television, a U.S. News & World Report columnist, and approximately two dozen Huffington Post contributors are among the more than 1,000 members of Gamechanger Salon. Founded by leftwing activist Billy Wimsatt, the group is a secretive digital gathering of writers, opinion leaders, activists and political hands who share information, ideas and strategy via a closed Google group. The group’s existence was discovered by Media Trackers through an open records request filed with...
  • Young Blood May Hold Key to Reversing Aging

    05/05/2014 1:16:50 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 42 replies
    New York Times ^ | 5/2/2014 | Carl Zimmerman
    Two teams of scientists published studies on Sunday showing that blood from young mice reverses aging in old mice, rejuvenating their muscles and brains. As ghoulish as the research may sound, experts said that it could lead to treatments for disorders like Alzheimer’s disease and heart disease. “I am extremely excited,” said Rudolph Tanzi, a professor of neurology at Harvard Medical School, who was not involved in the research. “These findings could be a game changer.” The research builds on centuries of speculation that the blood of young people contains substances that might rejuvenate older adults. In the 1950s, Clive...
  • Best, Brightest and Rejected: Elite Colleges Turn Away Up to 95%

    04/11/2014 7:59:30 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 33 replies
    New York Times ^ | 04/11/2014 | By RICHARD PÉREZ-PEŃA
    Enrollment at American colleges is sliding, but competition for spots at top universities is more cutthroat and anxiety-inducing than ever. In the just-completed admissions season, Stanford University accepted only 5 percent of applicants, a new low among the most prestigious schools, with the odds nearly as bad at its elite rivals. Deluged by more applications than ever, the most selective colleges are, inevitably, rejecting a vast majority, including legions of students they once would have accepted. Admissions directors at these institutions say that most of the students they turn down are such strong candidates that many are indistinguishable from those...