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  • Winning the Culture War: The Top 7 Issues Social Conservatives Ceded to the Left

    01/02/2011 12:45:33 PM PST · by HorowitzianConservative · 33 replies
    David Horowitz's NewsReal Blog ^ | January 2, 2010 | Rob Taylor
    Social conservatism has long allowed itself to be painted as bloodless, largely irrelevant political Protestantism; an alliance of Evangelicals who have climbed into bed with the most myopic fringe movements in America. At the same time we have allowed the Left to co-opt issues that are central to achieving the goals of social conservatism: maintaining the traditions and values of Western Civilization in general and America (the pinnacle of Western civilization) in particular. While we find a hundred different ways to disapprove of gays or pornography or the idea that someone, somewhere is enjoying themselves in ways we find unseemly,...
  • Elton John's new baby next door (In Ł1.3m luxury flat with two nannies round-the-clock)

    01/01/2011 8:39:52 PM PST · by Mountain Bike Vomit Carnage · 46 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 2:09 AM on 2nd January 2011 | Caroline Graham and Sharon Churcher
    Sir Elton John’s new baby son Zachary is ‘living like royalty’ in his own Ł1.3 million apartment adjoining the singer’s exclusive Los Angeles pad. The Mail on Sunday has learned that Sir Elton, 63, and his partner David Furnish have appointed a top Hollywood interior designer to turn the flat beside their luxury home into a dream nursery. Although the work is not yet finished, several months after it started, eight-day-old Zachary is already installed there, and looked after by round-the-clock nannies. A New York television star who is a long-time friend of the couple said: ‘Elton and David have...
  • Brother, sister dead in murder-suicide at Fort Lauderdale's Beach Place

    10/14/2010 7:36:52 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 57 replies · 1+ views
    South Florida Sun-Sentinel ^ | October 13, 2010 | Sofia Santana and Michael Turnbell
    A family dispute at Beach Place on Wednesday afternoon ended with a man fatally shooting his sister and then turning the gun on himself as they stood next to their mother, police said. Juan Alicea Orozco, 23, of Fort Lauderdale, died shortly afterward at Broward General Medical Center. His sister, Jesnishia Alicea Orozco, 25, of Oakland Park, died that evening at the same hospital. Their mother was not injured, police said.
  • Police Say Texan Decapitated Wife With Chainsaw

    04/28/2010 10:31:56 AM PDT · by Steelfish · 97 replies · 2,494+ views
    APReport ^ | April 28, 2010
    Police Say Texan Decapitated Wife With Chainsaw DALLAS - Police are searching for a suburban Dallas man accused of decapitating his wife with a chainsaw. Lewisville police have issued an arrest warrant for 49-year-old Jose Fernando Corona that charges him with the murder of his wife, Maria Corona. The slain 44-year-old mother of six was discovered in the street near her home Monday. A bloody trail ran from her headless body to her house. Police found two chainsaws with blood and tissue matter nearby, one of them still running. The Dallas Morning News reported Wednesday that Lewisville police Capt. Kevin...
  • Marriage Trend Reversal: More Educated More Likely to Get Married

    10/09/2010 8:24:31 PM PDT · by SmartInsight · 4 replies
    Fox News ^ | Oct 7, 2010 | FoxNews
    Young adults with college degrees are now more likely to be married than those who are less educated, a reversal of longtime trends as the struggling economy pushes weddings to all-time lows. About 62 percent of college-educated 30-year-olds were married or had been married, compared with 60 percent of those without a bachelor's degree, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of census data. That is a significant shift from the 1990s, when young adults who didn't finish college were more likely to have wed than their better-educated counterparts, 75 percent to 69 percent. -- More than 9 in 10...
  • Man accused of killing man with baseball bat still on the loose (Illegal)

    10/05/2010 8:43:56 PM PDT · by Oshkalaboomboom · 10 replies
    The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | 10/05/2010 | Alexis Stevens
    Marietta police are looking for a man accused of beating a 27-year-old man to death with a baseball bat during a robbery. Boydrick Powell was killed during a robbery inside his Franklin Road apartment sometime between midnight and 4 a.m. Sept. 18, said Officer Jennifer Murphy with Marietta police. Within a few hours, arrest warrants were issued for Jesus Hernandez-Perez, 28, and Jose Marcelino Badillo-Pacheco, 21, both of Marietta, Murphy said. Hernandez-Perez was arrested two days later and booked into the Cobb County jail, where he is being held without bond and on an immigration hold. But Badillo-Pacheco, aka “Gordo,”...
  • Dan Quayle's son wins congressional primary

    08/25/2010 10:43:23 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 11 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | 8-24-10
    PHOENIX – The son of former Vice President Dan Quayle won the Republican primary for an Arizona congressional seat after a provocative campaign that had no shortage of drama. Ben Quayle emerged from a crowded field Tuesday in the fight for an open seat in a Republican-leaning district in the Phoenix area. He drew on his family connections to raise more than $1.3 million — and made plenty of headlines along the way. In a campaign ad, he called President Barack Obama "the worst president in history" and vowed to "knock the hell" out of Washington. ~snip~ Quayle, 33, grew...
  • Pimps force Mexican women into prostitution in US

    08/08/2010 12:57:11 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 22 replies · 2+ views
    AP ^ | August 8, 2010 | KATE BRUMBACK and MARK STEVENSON
    TENANCINGO, Mexico -- In this impoverished town in central Mexico, a sinister trade has taken root: Entire extended families exploit desperation and lure hundreds of unsuspecting young Mexican women to the United States to force them into prostitution. Those who know the pimps of Tlaxcala state - victims, prosecutors, social workers and researchers - say the men from Tenancingo have honed their methods over at least three generations.
  • Man kills friend, drinks his blood

    08/05/2010 10:29:57 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 24 replies
    AP ^ | August 5, 2010
    BARTOW, Fla. (AP) - Authorities in central Florida have a man in custody they say stabbed a friend to death and then drank his blood. Mauricio Mendez Lopez is accused of killing Macario Cruz in a house they shared in Bartow. Police said they believe Lopez stabbed Cruz to death because he was having an affair with his sister-in-law, Mariella Mendez. Lopez is the uncle of Mendez and Cruz's wife.
  • Man suffocates, jams screw in young stepdaughter during World Cup game

    06/28/2010 2:08:09 PM PDT · by SoonerStorm09 · 49 replies
    McAllen Monitor ^ | June 27, 2010 | Jared Taylor
    McALLEN, Texas — Police arrested a man who allegedly beat and suffocated his 2-year-old stepdaughter during the World Cup soccer game Saturday afternoon before jamming a screw down her throat in an attempt to make the slaying appear accidental. McAllen police arrested Hector Castro, 28, after firefighters called officers to his apartment at 3101 N. Eighth St at 4:18 p.m. Saturday, said McAllen Police Chief Victor Rodriguez. Firefighters and emergency medical personnel had been called to the house in reference to the girl’s apparent choking on a screw, Rodriguez said. But after a cursory examination of the girl, whose name...
  • Cops: Siblings brawl over butter in mac and cheese

    06/24/2010 9:26:06 AM PDT · by freespirited · 64 replies
    Google News ^ | 06/23/10
    WATERVILLE, Wash. — An argument over butter in a macaroni and cheese recipe churned into violence between a brother and sister. A 21-year-old man called police June 6 to say his 17-year-old sister tried to cut his neck with the serrated edge of a spatula. The police report said the sister was making macaroni and cheese when her brother asked if she was using butter. That led to an argument over the difference between butter and margarine. And, then butter battle escalated. The Wenatchee World reported the girl was charged in Douglas County Superior Court with fourth-degree assault.
  • Arizona mom says she no longer wants her kids

    06/15/2010 8:17:34 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 69 replies · 1,876+ views
    hosted ^ | Jun 15
    SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) -- Arizona police officers arrested a 29-year-old woman after she reportedly told police she didn't want her children any longer. Police say they received a 911 call Friday from an 11-year-old boy who said his mother was packing and moving to California and wasn't taking him or his 6-year-old brother with her.
  • Limbaugh To Wed As Hollywood Flirts With His Life Story

    06/04/2010 4:52:54 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 157 replies · 5,496+ views
    YahooNews ^ | June 04, 2010
    Limbaugh To Wed As Hollywood Flirts With His Life Story Getty – In this file photo, Kathryn Rogers [Pic in URL] and Rush Limbaugh arrive at the Will the fourth time be the charm for Rush Limbaugh? Limbaugh, 59, is set to marry 33-year-old girlfriend Kathryn Rogers on Saturday at the talk radio star's palatial Florida beachfront property. Although Limbaugh never seems at a loss for words, he's been uncharacteristically quiet about the pending nuptials. Fill-in hosts have taken over the show, with his website simply noting that "El Rushbo will be out until Tuesday, June 15th." However, Limbaugh emailed...
  • Australian Politics: Young Liberal Backs Nanny-Free Family Values

    05/31/2010 5:20:56 PM PDT · by AustralianConservative · 9 replies · 317+ views
    Menzies House ^ | 31 May, 2010 | Ben-Peter Terpstra
    Alex Butterworth is the President of the right-of-center West Australian Young Liberals. For the record, I find some of his views indigestible. However, some of Butterworth’s arguments are also brilliant, or at least thought-provoking. Certainly they’re never boring and like Christopher Hitchens he doesn’t muck about. Exhibit One: "The debate around family values in Australia has taken a turn for the worse during the last few decades. In modern Australian politics, standing up for family values means finding a plethora of new ways to spend taxpayer dollars. Governments of all persuasions think up new ways to throw money at parents,...
  • Alien wearing 'I'm hiding from the cops' T-shirt arrested on molestation charge

    05/20/2010 12:42:33 PM PDT · by Mount Athos · 35 replies · 1,334+ views
    Alabama Press-Register ^ | May 20, 2010 | Cherie Ward
    An illegal immigrant was wearing an "I'm hiding from the cops" shirt when he was arrested on child molestation charges, authorities said today William Velasquez Castillo, 27, was arrested by U.S. Marshals in Lucedale late Wednesday evening, Jackson County Sheriff Mike Byrd said. Investigators have been searching for Castillo since April 3 when a 10-year-old girl told investigators he molested her in a vehicle in Ocean Springs, Byrd said. Castillo's last known residence was on Derry Street in Ocean Springs, the sheriff added. A warrant was issued for Castillo on April 23 and detectives believe he fled the area shortly...
  • Driver Hits 4 Teens, Treats Them Like 'Debris'(Illegal Alien)

    05/20/2010 3:23:33 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 77 replies · 2,747+ views
    CBS ^ | May 20, 2010 | Sean Hennessey
    Illegal Alien Arrested After Striking Victims, Flinging 2 Of Them Off His Hood, Then Taking Off Good Samaritan Tracks Driver Down, Detains Him Until Police ArriveThey were clinging to the top of the hood, screaming for their lives, and police say they were treated like debris. Stunning revelations surfaced Thursday about the driver in the hit-and-run crash that seriously injured four high school students who were heading to the mall. "Thank God they're alive." That's the first thing Anthony Centamore said when he saw his daughter Stefanie in the hospital on Wednesday night, not yet aware of how she got...
  • American Anti-Communist Alliance

    05/07/2010 8:33:58 PM PDT · by aaa-boston · 9 replies · 412+ views
    American Anti-Communist Alliance ^ | 05/07/2010 | AAA-Boston
    Just spreading the news- I'm a member of the Boston branch of the American Anti-Communist Alliance and we're looking for recruits or those who'd like to assist; we're different than the Tea Party and others because we have a specific theory to guide us in our action (developed from Francis Fukuyama) also, most of us are trained organizers- we have successfully stopped the City of Boston from imposing on working class neighborhoods more low income housing as well as uncovered Leftist agents working inside conservative causes. Join us or check us out. Just a link from your blog will do....
  • Value of Family Reunions and Genealogy

    03/22/2010 7:11:37 PM PDT · by cradle of freedom · 18 replies · 447+ views
    Some years ago a read an article in a woman's magazine concerning a large extended family that held family reunions every year. The number of attendents were in the hundreds and included many distant cousins. It seems like family reunions could have a great value to society. Family is the original form of "networking". Having a large extended family or clan provides many levels of support for the individual and nuclear family. These large family networks can provide spiritual and emotional support as well as practical support in helping members with their finances or in job hunting. Today American families...
  • Keep it good in the family neighborhood by avoiding arguments

    03/13/2010 7:49:35 PM PST · by Kfobbs · 140+ views
    Ann Arbor Examiner ^ | March 13, 2010 | Kevin Fobbs
    Family squabbles are almost inevitable. As the warm Washtenaw County weather begins to seep into our lives and the longer winter and soon-to-be spring sunlit days become longer and longer, the family visits and the accompanying ritualistic arguments are just around the corner. You know what happens. You are going to prepare the kids and the spouse for what seems to be a “we’re-finally-out-of-the-house weekend visit with the first in a rotation of family siblings and their kids or irritating brother-in-law or “know-it-all” sister-in-law. Been there and seen it before? Well there are a number of ways that this can...
  • NCAA Officials Cave to Homosexual Activists

    03/02/2010 2:36:37 PM PST · by BobMcCartyWrites · 1 replies · 248+ views
    Bob McCarty Writes ^ | 3-2-10 | Bob McCarty
    Officials with the NCAA pulled a Focus on the Family advertisement from the organization's web site recently after homosexual activists complained about it.
  • James Dobson Endorsement Letter to Rick Perry

    02/26/2010 11:34:36 AM PST · by mnehring · 14 replies · 509+ views ^ | James Dobson
    .."Over the years, Gov. Perry has established a record that is consistently pro-life, pro-marriage and pro-religious liberty,” said Dr. Dobson. “He has demonstrated his deep regard for the sanctity of life by signing more pro-life bills into law than any other governor in Texas history. He demonstrated his support for the God-given institution of marriage by strongly supporting the Texas Marriage Amendment. And he has helped lead the effort to establish the strongest protections for religious liberty in the state of Texas. No other candidate in this race measures up to the high standards established by Gov. Perry on these...
  • The Simple Joys of Life

    02/12/2010 11:59:41 AM PST · by Ari Bussel · 1 replies · 232+ views
    The Simple Joys of Life by Ari Bussel The future is anchored in the past. Growth is fed by family values, honesty, integrity and always stepping back to look at the bigger picture, putting oneself in the shoes of another, asking: Am I behaving the way I would want to be treated? A momentary immense anger can dissipate into nothing if we only evaluate the situation and ask ourselves: Why are we angry? What is it we are fighting? Is it worth our energy and emotions? Life is a blessing. I sometimes buy a lottery ticket, when the jackpot is...
  • Is Germany dying out?

    01/22/2010 9:24:22 AM PST · by WesternCulture · 43 replies · 1,614+ views
    www, ^ | 01/10/2010 | Exberliner
    “Birth rates at an all-time low!” “The Germans are dying out!” “Catastrophic birth rates!” The headlines couldn’t be more alarming, but the statistics behind them lead to more complex conclusions. Jacinta Nandi and Ben Knight pick apart Germany’s demographic anxieties for Exberliner Magazine. If you’ve followed the German media in the last 10 years, or just strolled through a German park during the school holidays, you will have gathered that Germans aren’t making enough babies. The headlines are melodramatic and sensational, and the statistics are scary, pessimistic - and surprisingly convincing. German women, who for the past 30 years have...
  • Bensalem (PA) police: Cop halts rape by illegal alien

    01/15/2010 6:10:42 AM PST · by raybbr · 20 replies · 1,489+ views ^ | January 14, 2010 | JOE D’AQUILA
    BENSALEM, Pa. — An alert police officer saved a damsel in distress from an attack by a fugitive illegal alien, who is now behind bars. The attack occurred Tuesday afternoon in the parking lot of the Kohl’s department store on Street Road. Police said Detective Eliot Gross arrived at the store at about 5:40 p.m. to follow up on a previous investigation. As he exited his vehicle, Gross heard the sound of a woman screaming coming from across the lot. Gross, police said, ran toward the screams and found the victim standing by her parked car, out of breath, and...
  • Federal jury convicts previously deported man on sex trafficking charges

    01/13/2010 8:13:55 AM PST · by AuntB · 15 replies · 621+ views
    Ethiopeanreview ^ | Jan. 13, 2010 | Ethiopeanreview
    SAN DIEGO – A previously deported Mexican national, who operated an outdoor brothel in a remote local canyon, could receive life in prison following his conviction on federal human trafficking charges, including two counts of sex trafficking by force. Adrian Zitlalpopoca-Hernandez, 32, of Tlaxcala, Mexico, was found guilty by a jury last week on charges stemming from a year-long joint investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the San Diego Sheriff’s Office (SDSO). Zitlalpopoca is scheduled to be sentenced April 12 before District Court Judge Rodger T. Benitez. Zitlalpopoca-Hernandez was arrested in November 2008 during a vehicle stop...
  • Lincoln man gets 4-5 years for sex assault (criminal alien)

    01/11/2010 2:43:55 PM PST · by stan_sipple · 1 replies · 380+ views ^ | 1-11-2010 | Staff
    A judge sentenced a 37-year-old Lincoln man Monday to four to five years in prison for inappropriately touching a young girl. Manolo Segura Sevilla was arrested and jailed Feb. 26 after the allegations of abuse surfaced. He was known to the girl, who police said was 4 when the abuse began. His attorney, Kristi Egger-Brown of the public defender's office, said he was going to go to trial, but he didn't want the girl to have to testify. She said it was a major consideration that led to his no contest plea in November to a charge of third-degree sexual...
  • Mexican drug gangs worship Saint Death (Santa Muerte: death cult)

    01/09/2010 7:37:22 PM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 47 replies · 3,412+ views
    The Times (UK) | 01/10/10 | Tony Allen-Mills
    January 10, 2010 Mexican drug gangs worship Saint Death As bloody feuds grip the traffickers, many are turning to a grim icon. Tony Allen-Mills reports from Ciudad Juarez Tony Allen-Mills in Ciudad Juarez /snip First, her head had been crudely hacked off — a trademark cartel warning to rivals. Second, her torso bore a distinctive tattoo of a cackling skeleton dressed in suggestive female clothing. Police recognised it at once as Santa Muerte — best translated as Saint Death, a macabre feminine icon who has replaced the Virgin Mary as an improbable source of unholy comfort to Mexico’s legions of...
  • US lifts HIV/Aids immigration ban

    01/04/2010 9:20:13 AM PST · by Chet 99 · 31 replies · 1,174+ views
    The United States has lifted a 22-year ban preventing anyone with HIV or Aids from entering the country. President Obama said the measure was not compatible with American ambitions of becoming a world leader in the fight against the disease.
  • VIDEO: Drug Cartel Assassinates Fallen Marine's Family

    12/23/2009 6:05:00 AM PST · by AtlasStalled · 20 replies · 729+ views
    Friends of Ours ^ | 12/23/09 | Friends of Ours
    The family of a Mexican marine who died in the shootout last week which killed Arturo Beltran Leyva was wiped out by more than a dozen hitmen from the drug kingpin's cartel as reported by Sara Miller Llana for The Christian Science Monitor: "This is a new message by organized crime, in which intimidation even reaches the families of those who are fighting them," says Erubiel Tirado, a security expert at the Iberoamerican University in Mexico City. "This is a very worrisome indicator of their behavior, and a new pattern that we might see." Fallen marine Melquisedet Angulo was buried...
  • CPAC and GOProud - strange bedfellows

    12/17/2009 5:17:14 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 6 replies · 535+ views
    One News Now ^ | December 16, 2009 | Jim Brown
    A spokesman for the American Family Association says a Republican homosexual activist group doesn't belong at a popular conservative political conference in February. The homosexual activist group GOProud, an offshoot of the Log Cabin Republicans, boasts on its website that it will be a co-sponsor of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington on February 18-20. Jimmy LaSalvia, executive director of GOProud, says taking part in CPAC "is one of the most important things [GOProud] will do all year," and affords the homosexual activist group "an incredible opportunity to deliver [its] message." GOProud advocates same-sex "marriage," a repeal of...
  • Police Find Body of Unborn Baby Killed in Abortion in Christmas Gift Box

    12/15/2009 8:51:32 AM PST · by julieee · 21 replies · 1,104+ views ^ | December 15, 2009 | Steven Ertelt
    Police Find Body of Unborn Baby Killed in Abortion in Christmas Gift Box Mission, TX -- In a bizarre case that is beginning to draw national attention, police in a city in south Texas say they have found the remains of an unborn baby victimized by abortion placed in a Christmas gift box. The incident took place in this city near McAllen, on the Texas side of the Mexican border.
  • Tiger talks of family values on NZ TV

    12/15/2009 1:10:18 AM PST · by Schnucki · 11 replies · 810+ views
    Western Australia Today ^ | December 15, 2009
    Tiger Woods spoke of his commitment to his family during an interview screened in New Zealand on Tuesday, but conducted in the days before his car crash and subsequent admission of several infidelities. Asked in the interview "family first and golf second ... always been like that?", Woods replied: "Always. Always." He goes on to say that having a family - he has two young children with wife Elin Nordegren - "has been great, actually, the best thing that ever happened." The interview was conducted on November 17 - ten days prior to the accident outside his Florida family home...
  • Seven women murdered in Mexico, one beheaded

    12/03/2009 10:41:59 AM PST · by AuntB · 33 replies · 2,524+ views
    France 24 International news ^ | Dec. 1, 2009 | France 24 International news
    Seven women were murdered in Mexico, including one who was beheaded in the southern beach resort of Cancun, authorities reported Monday. Four of the women were killed in Ciudad Juarez, where two were shot to death, another beaten with a baseball bat and a fourth, a school teacher, also was beaten to death. The northern border city is at the center of a raging drug war that has claimed 2,300 lives so far this year. In Baja California state, two women were found shot to death in Mexicali, also on the US border, the Attorney General's office said. In the...
  • Woman gets 40 years in sexual assault captured on video - Victim in January assault was a child.

    11/21/2009 1:54:39 PM PST · by kennedy · 18 replies · 2,155+ views
    Austin-American Statesmant ^ | November 21, 2009 | Steven Kreytak
    A woman accused of holding down a child while her husband sexually assaulted the girl — an act captured on video — pleaded guilty in a Travis County courtroom Friday and was sentenced to 40 years in prison. Mariana Garcia's punishmentfor two counts of aggravated sexual assault was part of a plea bargain with prosecutors. The charges carry a maximum sentence of life in prison. Charges are pending against Garcia's husband, Adrian Navarro, 30. Garcia, 24, showed little emotion during the proceedings before state District Judge Bob Perkins. At one point, prosecutor Joe Frederick asked her whether Navarro is her...
  • (Mexico:)When the hunters become the hunted

    11/23/2009 9:00:55 AM PST · by SwinneySwitch · 34 replies · 2,256+ views
    How nine Houston men were assaulted and robbed in the ranchlands of Mexico MEXICO CITY — Like generations of Texans, nine Houston hunters traveled each autumn into northeastern Mexico's wildlife-rich ranchlands for a few uninterrupted days of shooting game, far removed from the workday world. But that ended abruptly last month after the men were rounded up, robbed and terrorized by well-armed marauders. The nine were wrapping up an afternoon of white-wing dove hunting about 100 miles south of the Rio Grande when a dozen men, armed with assault rifles, roared into the grain field in pickup trucks. The businessmen,...
  • Work site arrests of illegals fall dramatically (fewer raids)

    11/19/2009 9:22:57 AM PST · by markomalley · 19 replies · 937+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 11/19/2009 | Stephan Dinan
    Arrests of illegal immigrant workers have dropped precipitously under President Obama, according to figures released Wednesday. Criminal arrests, administrative arrests, indictments and convictions of illegal immigrants at work sites all fell by more than 50 percent from fiscal 2008 to fiscal 2009. The figures show that Mr. Obama has made good on his pledge to shift enforcement away from going after illegal immigrant workers themselves - but at the expense of Americans' jobs, said Rep. Lamar Smith of Texas, the Republican who compiled the numbers from the Department of Homeland Security's U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE). Mr. Smith,...
  • MS-13 gang leaders puts out hit on ICE agent assigned to crackdown

    11/04/2009 6:59:15 PM PST · by MamaDearest · 28 replies · 2,232+ views ^ | November 4, 2009 | John Marzulli
    El Salvadoran leaders of the MS-13 gang allegedly put out a contract on the federal agent responsible for a crackdown on its New York factions, the Daily News has learned. The brazen plot to assassinate the unidentified Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent was revealed in an arrest warrant for reputed gang member Walter (Duke) Torres. Torres tipped authorities to the plan after he and four other MS-13 members were stopped by NYPD detectives for hassling passersby on Northern Blvd. in Queens last month. He told cops he had information to pass on, and was debriefed Oct. 22 at Rikers Island,...
  • (Illegal Alien previously deported!) Man Behind Bars Charged With Raping Young Girl (10 years old)

    11/02/2009 5:25:47 PM PST · by The Magical Mischief Tour · 24 replies · 1,729+ views
    Nashville Channel 5 ^ | 11/02/2009 | Nashville News Ch. 5
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A new charge has been issued against a man police describe as a suspected serial rapist. Mauricio Morales is already in jail and charged with raping two Nashville women in separate cases. Metro police believe Morales is the man behind the rape of a 10-year-old girl in her own South Nashville home near Old Hickory Boulevard and Nolensville Pike. The alleged incident happened back in April. Crime Scene investigators collected evidence from her room and the TBI crime lab determined the DNA matched Mauricio Morales. A Grand Jury indicted him Friday on the new charges. Morales had...
  • Shoplifter abandons toddler while fleeing arrest, Kenner police say

    10/28/2009 7:26:25 AM PDT · by BBell · 14 replies · 922+ views
    The Times-Picayune ^ | October 27, 2009 | Mary Sparacello
    A New Orleans man who was caught slipping DVDs into his son's diaper bag at a Kenner Wal-Mart abandoned the toddler in the parking lot when police tried to arrest him, authorities said. A Kenner Police Department report said an employee of the Wal-Mart at 300 W. Esplanade Ave. alerted an officer working as a private security guard that Joshua Gibson, 20, hid several digital video discs in a blue diaper bag he was carrying Saturday. The officer approached Gibson as he and his 2-year-old son exited the business. Gibson admitted that he removed several DVDs from their cases and...
  • Police: Strict Iraqi Father Ran Daughter Down

    10/23/2009 1:07:46 PM PDT · by AuntB · 25 replies · 1,805+ views
    Fox News ^ | Oct. 22, 2009 | Fox News
    PEORIA, Ariz. - Peoria police are looking for a father suspected of running down his daughter because she was becoming too "westernized" and was not living according to their traditional Iraqi values. Peoria police say 48-year-old Faleh Hassan Almaleki of Glendale allegedly ran his daughter down Tuesday at an Arizona Department of Economic Security parking lot in Peoria. "When I walked out the door I saw two ladies on the ground, so my first thought was some kind of domestic dispute," says witness Synthia Diaz. The victim, 20-year-old Noor Faleh Almaleki of Surprise, is hospitalized with life-threatening injuries. A second...
  • Va. Couple Wounded In Machete Attack

    10/10/2009 8:03:26 AM PDT · by La Lydia · 102 replies · 5,768+ views
    Washington Post ^ | October 10, 2009 | Tom Jackman
    It was shortly after midnight, and the Fairfax County couple were fast asleep in their quiet Oak Hill neighborhood. That's when three shadowy figures suddenly began pummeling them -- and one was wielding a machete. The beating became bloody. Then the silent home invaders left. That's when the homeowner screaming for help out the window of his second-floor master bedroom sparked calls to 911, and then an intense police investigation that resulted in the arrests of two men and the ongoing search for a third, Fairfax police said Friday. Police think that the couple's 23-year-old daughter complained to some friends...
  • Planned parenthood: There are more reasons than fear why children don't come out to play

    10/08/2009 4:24:14 AM PDT · by rhema · 45 replies · 1,839+ views
    WORLD ^ | September 26, 2009 | Janie B. Cheaney
    Remember when we used to jump on our bikes with a sack lunch, take off on a summer morning and not come back until suppertime? And nobody worried. Mom said, "Be careful"; Dad was at work; siblings were otherwise occupied or along for the ride. What did we do all that time? Nothing special, which turned out to be very special. When we speak of our childhood we don't mean babyhood or toddlerhood or the first day of school. We mean that burst of mobility after the training wheels came off the bike (or in my case, after my sister...
  • AS A MOM - A sisterhood of Mommy Patriots

    09/30/2009 2:00:33 PM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 5 replies · 1,111+ views
    On Friday September 25, 2009 Glenn Beck had a special entitled “The Mother’s Challenge: A 9.12 Project.” During the final thoughts section Dr. Frank I. Luntz said, “If you begin everything with ‘as a mom…‘ You win.” That thought, and a brilliant comment by Nancy, during a discussion of the feeling of being alone, referring to her friends calling themselves “Sisterhood of the mommy patriots,” were the inspirations for starting this site. The purpose of this group is to give a forum for moms of all types to come together to discuss and resolve issues. Through the centuries women a...
  • SOUTH TEXAS Colonias that aren't near the border struggling with basic needs

    09/23/2009 2:12:11 PM PDT · by wolfcreek · 19 replies · 1,358+ views
    Austin American Statesman ^ | 9.23.2009 | Asher Price
    "Twenty years after the state began to address the problems faced by colonias — a byword for poor communities that lack basic infrastructure — bad water and sewage issues continue to plague them. Roads are rutted, and some toilets are known to flush into backyards, even if a homeowner is lucky to have a septic tank instead of an outhouse. Quality drinking water can be iffy. Even as colonias along the border have received assistance from state and federal officials, colonias here — near Corpus Christi — and in other parts of the state have historically been left out by...
  • Mexican soldiers arrest 3 'La Linea" hitmen in Juarez

    09/03/2009 2:30:05 PM PDT · by SwinneySwitch · 9 replies · 815+ views
    KVIA ^ | Sep 3, 2009 | Joe Villasana
    JUAREZ -- The Mexican Military dealt a blow to the "La Linea" criminal organization Wednesday as they arrested three of its alleged hitmen. La Linea has been known to be the "street enforcement" branch of the Juarez Cartel. The three suspects were presented to the media at once but were arrested in two separate incidents. Juan Gerardo Hernandez Del Real, 24, a.k.a. "El Moreno," was arrested Wednesday. At the time of his arrest, he was in possession of two firearms and crack cocaine, according to officials with "Operation Conjunta Chihuahua," a joint law enforcement operation involving Juarez Municipal Police, Chihuahua...
  • The Importance of Family Meals

    07/08/2009 11:21:03 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 7 replies · 653+ views ^ | July 8, 2009 | Rebecca Hagelin
    How often does your family have dinner together? That simple question often evokes an answer of, "Ummmmmm......" What used to be the most basic of activities has become increasingly difficult to schedule in today's busy world. But bringing back the time-honored practice of "breaking bread" with your own family could be the single greatest step you take toward saving your family from all kinds of ills. For more than a decade, the National Center of Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) at Columbia University has been studying the tremendous impact that family meals have on children. Their research repeatedly shows how...
  • Onederful year - Cochran quads near 1st birthday (Mississippi)

    07/08/2009 4:33:32 AM PDT · by Islander7 · 5 replies · 500+ views
    SUN HERALD ^ | July 8, 2009 | By KAREN NELSON
    HURLEY — The Cochran quadruplets have more than quadrupled in size. And they’re nearing their first birthday in a new house, where each eventually will have his and her own bedrooms. Mom Sandra and Dad Matt have been scrimping and saving since pregnancy to build the new home on a high school coach’s salary. They got it finished just in the nick of time, Sandra said, because the Cochran family, with a 4-year-old and four 10-month-olds, has outgrown the house trailer. The quads were born in August, and since they arrived home in the fall, they have slept in...
  • Does Gov. Sanford's Hypocrisy Prove Conservative Values Hypocritical?

    06/25/2009 1:07:22 PM PDT · by Michael Eden · 21 replies · 1,651+ views
    Start Thinking Right ^ | 6/25/2009 | Michael Eden
    The left are falling all over themselves to not only damn Republican South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford, but to damn everything he claimed to stand for. Just as one among a gazillion examples: After Sanford, Let's End Hypocrisy and Promote EqualitySo Governor Sanford is another family values hypocrite. How many times did he deny privacy rights and marriage equality to others? According to, as a Member of Congress, Mark Sanford voted repeatedly against abortion rights; against gay marriage, civil unions, and gay adoptions; and for posting the Ten Commandments. As Governor, he continued those positions. Let us express this...
  • Sanford Affair a Blow to GOP Values Brand

    06/25/2009 7:42:15 AM PDT · by steve-b · 47 replies · 1,313+ views
    US News & World Report ^ | 6/24/09 | Dan Gilgoff,
    South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford's admission today that he had an extramarital affair strikes another blow to the GOP's brand as the party of family values, particularly in a region of the country—the Deep South—that has become ever more critical to Republicans, who've lost ground recently in the Northeast and the West. Outside South Carolina, "Sanford is most well known in states like North Carolina, Georgia, and Florida, which are growing more competitive for Democrats," says Cornell Belcher, a Democratic pollster who worked for Barack Obama and the Democratic National Committee during the 2008 campaign season. "This is devastating for...
  • For Republicans, a Long Winter Gets Longer

    06/25/2009 6:58:12 AM PDT · by steve-b · 39 replies · 1,201+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 6/25/09 | Dan Balz
    Mark Sanford's summer adventure to Argentina -- no, he was not hiking the Appalachian Trail, as his aides incorrectly told reporters -- is now a full-fledged personal and family embarrassment, a story of infidelity followed by a public confession of the kind that has become all too familiar from political leaders. But Sanford's story is more than personal. For a Republican Party down on its luck, the governor's disappearance and subsequent rambling apology to his wife, his family, his close friends and all the people of South Carolina draw more unwelcome publicity to a party that needs but cannot seem...