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  • Campus zealots hound student out of lectures and bars with shouts of 'rapist' after he dared to [tr]

    11/22/2015 5:52:04 PM PST · by C19fan · 53 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | November 22, 2015 | Eleanor Harding
    A student has been driven out of lectures and bars with shouts of ‘rapist’ after he dared to question the effectiveness of ‘consent workshops’. Second-year George Lawlor, 19, fears for his future at Warwick University after being ostracised and bullied for challenging a student union drive to hold rape awareness sessions. Writing in a blog, he argued that the overwhelming majority of people ‘don’t have to be taught to not be a rapist’ – and that men inclined to commit the crime would be unlikely to attend such a workshop.
  • Clinton Goes after Laugh Factory Comedians for Making Fun of Her

    11/18/2015 9:38:37 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 62 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | 11-18-2015JD | JD
    In what appears to be a first for a serious presidential contender, Hillary Clinton’s campaign is going after five comedians who made fun of the former Secretary of State in standup skits at a popular Hollywood comedy club. A video of the short performance, which is less than three minutes, is posted on the website of the renowned club, Laugh Factory, and the Clinton campaign has tried to censor it. Besides demanding that the video be taken down, the Clinton campaign has demanded the personal contact information of the performers that appear in the recording. This is no laughing matter...
  • Obama admin 'lied' about vetting Syrian refugees

    11/17/2015 4:13:56 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 38 replies
    WND ^ | November 16, 2015 | Greg Corombos
    The former chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence says President Obama has no coherent strategy to defeat ISIS, and he alleges one of Obama’s top advisers “lied to the American people” to perpetuate a misguided program allowing tens of thousands of refugees into the U.S. Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes appeared on multiples Sunday morning news shows. When asked whether the news that one and possibly two of the Paris terrorists came to Europe as refugees would alter the Obama administration’s plan to accept tens of thousands of refugees, Rhodes said there would be no re-evaluation....
  • Authoritarian Leftist "Activists" Demand The End Of Free Speech, Extensive Re-Education

    11/17/2015 3:18:52 AM PST · by Former Proud Canadian · 59 replies
    Intellihub ^ | Alex Thomas
    AMHERST, Mass. (INTELLIHUB) — Hard left authoritarians at Amherst College have issued a series of demands, under the threat of civil disobedience, that include the complete end of free speech on campus as well as extensive re-education for offenders. The demands, issued in support of the so-called uprising at the University of Missouri, read like a literal fascist manifesto and are conclusive proof that the mainstream media supported protests at multiple colleges over the last few weeks are not about racial equality but rather are about totally and completely shutting down the speech of anyone who disagrees with the opinions...
  • #You May Be A Communard If...

    11/13/2015 11:42:59 AM PST · by DogByte6RER · 11 replies
    The Peoples' Cube ^ | November 12, 2015 | "Comrade Torcer"
    You May Be A Communard If ... Definition of "communard" 1.1 (Communard) historical. A supporter of the Paris Commune. Origin Late 19th century: from French, from commune. #YouMayBeACommunardIf ... * You feel that you have the "right" to not be offended. * You think that you have the "right" to "feel safe" * You feel that you have the "right" to free healthcare * You feel that you have a "right" to a free college education. * You feel that you have the "right" to free housing * You feel that you have the "right" to enslave others * You...
  • The Pope Wanted Hitler Dead: The Secret Story of the Vaticans War to Kill the Nazi Despot

    10/17/2015 1:18:18 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 34 replies
    Salon ^ | SATURDAY, OCT 17, 2015 | MARK RIEBLING
    History hasn't looked kindly on the Catholic Church during WW II. The conventional narrative is not the whole storyAt six in the morning on Sunday, 12 March, a procession snaked toward the bronze doors of St. Peters. Swiss Guards led the line, followed by barefoot friars with belts of rope. Pius took his place at the end, borne on a portable throne. Ostrich plumes stirred silently to either side, like quotation marks. Pius entered the basilica to a blare of silver trumpets and a burst of applause. Through pillars of incense he blessed the faces. At the High Altar, attendants...
  • Hassan Rohani refuse de participer à un repas à l’Elysée où sera servi du vin

    11/10/2015 12:32:47 PM PST · by JOHN ADAMS · 16 replies
    Le Monde ^ | 10 November 2015 | Yves-Michel Riols
    L’Elysée n’a pas voulu commenter les informations, diffusées lundi 9 novembre, par RTL selon lesquelles l’organisation de cette visite bute sur le refus de la partie iranienne de participer à un repas officiel, au cours duquel serait proposée une sélection de vins français, comme le veut l’usage, alors que la consommation d’alcool est prohibée par l’islam. En savoir plus sur
  • From Marxism/Communism to Post-Modern Liberal Fascism

    11/07/2015 12:54:57 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 29 replies
    American Thinker ^ | October 7, 2015 | Mark Musser
    ".......It is here where the modern Left made its transition away from communism into a postmodern existentialism. Dr. Hicks strongly argues that postmodernism is rooted in the Counter Enlightenment movement featuring German superstars such as Kant, Hegel, Nietzsche, and Heidegger. According to Hicks, postmodernism favors subjectivity over objectivity, the inadequacy of language to communicate over reason and truth, various collective multicultural groupings over individual identity and autonomy, willpower over realistic experience rooted in rational analysis, communalism and solidarity over individualism in values, markets and politics, and finally, suspicion, if not hostility, toward science and technology. As such, the postmodern critique...
  • Why hasn't the US eradicated the plague?

    10/15/2015 4:54:02 AM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 77 replies
    BBC News ^ | 15 October 2015 | Vanessa Barford
    It's nearly 50 years since the US landed men on the moon, but Americans are still dying from a disease that ravaged Europe in the Middle Ages. Why hasn't the US eradicated the plague?
  • Justice Kennedy: Christians with convictions resigned under Hitler and they should today too

    10/29/2015 10:34:54 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 135 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 10/29/15 | Father Mark Hodges
    CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts, October 29, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) – U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy told a Harvard Law School audience that government employees with religious convictions about marriage should resign. The Ronald Reagan appointee said on Wednesday that if a public official has a moral objection to homosexuality, he must either follow the law or quit public service. The judge's comment came in answer to a question a student asked about government officials who disagree with the Supreme Court's decisions on gay marriage, or abortion, and if those citizens have the constitutional right to act according to their sincerely held moral...
  • America Looks A Lot Like Nazi Germany Did Just Prior To World War II

    10/22/2015 2:04:35 PM PDT · by Zeneta · 44 replies
    End Of The American Dream (Blog) ^ | October 18th, 2015 | Michael Snyder
    Once upon a time America fought a great war to rid the world of the Nazis, but now we have become just like them. In fact, I would venture to say that the Nazification of the United States is pretty much complete. As you will see below, we have a heavily socialized economy where tax rates are out of control and lots of freebies are given out just like the Nazis did. And just like the Nazis, our society has become highly militarized and our government has become increasingly obsessed with watching, tracking, monitoring and controlling the general population. But...
  • The Proposed Democrat Party Name Change(People's Cube Satire)

    10/22/2015 1:42:48 PM PDT · by Torcert · 16 replies
    The People's Cube ^ | 10/19/2015 | Putin on the Ritz
    Comrades, As a collectivist who strives for the greater common good, last weekend (days off from labor provided by our collective brothers) I pondered on our current party name. Like the Confederate Flag, which clearly represents bigotry and past US aggression toward the people of color, and needs to be removed from history - might I submit that the name “Democrat”, which has a past history of Jim Crow laws and dare I say lynchings, be changed? If we can come together as a group and rename our glorious party, I believe we can unite Amerika. Let us focus on...
  • Oslo to Ban Private Cars in Green Push

    10/19/2015 2:52:06 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 26 replies
    The Local ^ | 19 Oct 2015
    Oslo's new leftist city council said on Monday that it wanted to ban private cars from the downtown area by 2019 as part of a plan to slash greenhouse gas emissions by half. The plan was laid out by the Labour Party and its allies the Socialist Left and the Green Party, who won the September 14 municipal elections in the Norwegian capital. The programme envisages a ban on private vehicles in the city centre which, according to the Verdans Gang newspaper, is home to only about 1,000 people but where some 90,000 work. Although the city council did not...
  • Justice Dept. is creating a position to better combat domestic terrorism

    10/16/2015 1:33:09 AM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 23 replies
    Washington Post ^ | October 15, 2015 | By Ellen Nakashima
    The Justice Department is seeking to draw more attention and resources to what it sees as a growing threat posed by domestic extremists, with officials noting that more Americans have been killed in such attacks than by international terrorists since Sept. 11, 2001. It is creating a new position to coordinate investigations, identify trends and analyze legal gaps to be able to better combat the domestic threat while keeping the pedal on international terrorism probes. As someone whose job it is to prevent terrorism, I take them equally seriously, Assistant Attorney General John P. Carlin said in an interview Thursday....
  • New Obama czar will hunt 'right-wing' extremists

    10/15/2015 8:14:49 PM PDT · by amorphous · 93 replies
    WND ^ | 15 Oct 2015 | Leo Hohmann
    Just two weeks after it announced a plan to globalize local police departments through the Strong Cities Network, the Obama administration has added a new tool in its fight against violent extremism. A new position within the Justice Department yet to be filled will focus on investigating lone-wolf domestic terrorists or extremists. The person who heads this new effort will target extremists who plan mass shootings, hold racist, bigoted or anti-government views or see themselves as sovereign citizens. The new position at the Justice Department, dubbed the domestic terrorism counsel, will serve as the main point of contact...
  • MT students celebrate as school drops Michelle Os lunch rules

    10/15/2015 5:36:04 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 20 replies ^ | 10/15/15 | Victor Skinner
    Montanas Bozeman High School is proving schools can serve students nutritious meals theyll love without Michelle Obamas guiding hand. Last year, Bozeman school board members voted 5-3 to pull the high school out of the National School Lunch Program because federal regulations on calories, fat, sugar, sodium, whole grains and other nutritional elements championed by the first lady were driving students off campus for lunch, the Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports.
  • Student suspended after wearing military memorial shirt honoring Marine brother

    10/12/2015 11:13:28 AM PDT · by BigEdLB · 39 replies
    EAG News ^ | 10/12/15 | Victor Skinner
    GRESHAM, Ore. Dexter McCarty Middle School student Alan Holmes understands that his freedom is intricately tied to those who fought and died defending the United States of America. His older brother joined the U.S. Marines when he was 19 years old and served a tour in Iraq, Fox 12 reports. But school officials apparently dont share Holmes understanding or patriotic spirit, and recently forced the eighth-grader to change his shirt that depicted a traditional soldier memorial or face in-school suspension. Holmes choose the latter. The principal, I asked him, is this considered a suspension? He said yes Ill see...
  • TPP would gut US border controls, Constitution (ISDS)-- Obama's backdoor open-borders amnesty

    10/10/2015 3:33:10 PM PDT · by Javeth · 58 replies
    For Effective Government ^ | 6/3/2015 | Scott Klinger
    The TPP, like many treaties before it, embraces the Investor-State Dispute Settlement process (ISDS), which allows corporate actors to sue sovereign nations to seek compensation for rules or regulations that impede the corporations ability to maximize profits. Unlike national courts that commonly allow corporations to sue to recoup actual investments, ISDS insists that corporations be compensated for expected profits, sometimes profits they anticipate decades into the future. The ISDS process is one-sided and undemocratic. Corporate claims against sovereign states are heard in special courts overseen by a handful of judges, most of whom are corporate lawyers. Once the ISDS panel...
  • Cult Of Climastrology Wouldn't Look To Actually Ban "Climate Denial", Would They?

    10/11/2015 1:32:06 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 32 replies
    Doug Ross @ Journal ^ | October 11, 2015 | William Teach
    There's a reason Jonah Goldberg referred to Progressivism as "nice fascism": you will be forced to comply. For your own good. And Warmists are primarily Progressives (UK Telegraph) We might think that a semi-secret, international conference of top judges, held in the highest courtroom in Britain, to propose that it should be made illegal for anyone to question the scientific evidence for man-made global warming, was odd enough to be worthy of front-page coverage. Last week I mentioned that the Prince of Wales had sent a message to this conference calling for the UNs forthcoming climate meeting in Paris to...
  • Donald Trump and the F-Word: An unsettling symbiosis between man and mob

    10/09/2015 12:58:49 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 58 replies
    The Washington Spectator - A Project of the Public Concern Foundation ^ | September 30, 2015 | Rick Perlstein, National correspondent
    Donald Trump is not a fascistprobably. His ex-wife Ivana once claimed he kept a volume of Hitlers collected speeches in a cabinet by his bed, and read from time to time the fuhrers vision of human life as a pitiless war of all against all. If I had these speeches, and I am not saying that I do, I would never read them, he told Vanity Fair in 1990. But consider something the architect of Trump Tower, Der Scutt, once said on how to evaluate the truth value of Donald Trump claims: divide by two, then divide by four, and...
  • Food Industry Issues Dire Warning to Congress: Get Serious About Climate Change or Starve

    10/02/2015 8:08:02 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 78 replies
    Robert F. Kennedy Jr's Ring Of Fire ^ | October 2, 2015 | Justin Lane
    Ten of the worlds largest food production companies sent a letter to the U.S. Congress on Thursday, encouraging them to take action on climate change. The letter was signed by the chief executive officers from Unilever, Mars, Kellogg, General Mills, Nestle, New Belgium Brewing, Ben & Jerrys, Clif Bar, Stonyfield Farm, and Dannon. The challenge presented by climate change will require all of us government, civil society and business to do more with less. For companies like ours, that means producing more food on less land using fewer natural resources. If we dont take action now, we risk...
  • Donald Trump's Silent Minority

    10/02/2015 8:19:39 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | October 2, 2015 | David A. Graham
    Hes identified a bloc of culturally conservative voters who are to the left of the Republican Party on economics. But is it enough to win the nomination? A new Pew poll on the Republican race says several useful things about Donald Trump. For example: Hes still solidly ahead of the field in the race for the Republican nomination. The poll has Trump at 25 percent, followed by Ben Carson at 16, Marco Rubio and Carly Fiorina at 8, and Ted Cruz at 6. Jeb Bush, meanwhile, has taken a beatingsliding out of the top five, only a bit ahead of...
  • U.S. Companies Will Soon Be Able To Open Offices, Bank Accounts In Cuba

    09/20/2015 12:21:44 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 22 replies
    Consumerist ^ | 18 September 2015 | Chris Morran
    After a half century of travel and trade embargoes against Cuba, American businesses will soon be able to return the island nation and establish offices there. Today, the U.S. government announced a new slate of revised Cuba-related regulations that will ease restrictions on commerce and tourism. Starting on Monday, according to the Treasury Dept.s Office of Foreign Assets Control [OFAC], a variety of American business types will be allowed to establish and maintain a physical presence, such as an office, retail outlet, or warehouse, in Cuba. Among the allowed types of businesses: news bureaus; exporters of authorized goods, including agricultural...
  • Professors: Federal government should totally seek RICO charges against climate change skeptics

    09/18/2015 4:00:01 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 30 replies
    Hot Air ^ | September 18, 2015 | Taylor Millard
    A group of 20 university professors are hoping the federal government will try to prosecute climate change skeptics. The group sent a letter to the White House earlier this month comparing those who are a bit doubtful regarding man-made global warming to the tobacco industry. We appreciate that you are making aggressive and imaginative use of the limited tools available to you in the face of a recalcitrant Congress. One additional tool recently proposed by Senator Sheldon Whitehouse is a RICO (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act) investigation of corporations and other organizations that have knowingly deceived the...

    09/14/2015 2:10:38 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 72 replies
    Breitbart ^ | September 14, 2015 | by NEIL MUNRO
    The GOPs populist base can help win big battles for the partys business donors in 2017, if it just shuts up for the next few months, GOP leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY)52% suggested in a low-drama interview with Politico. McConnell offered nothing to the partys populist base, except finger-wagging. The pro-life push to transfer funding away from abortion-giant Planned Parenthood is an exercise in futility thats not going to happen until you have a president who has a similar view, McConnell didnt offer any opposition to President Barack Obamas effort to amnesty millions of illegal immigrants, or his promise to...
  • Rowan County, Kentucky, Clerk Kim Davis releases statement [sodomite unions]

    09/01/2015 6:44:24 PM PDT · by markomalley · 90 replies
    WLWT ^ | 9/1/15 | Ben Petracco
    ROWAN COUNTY, Ky. Late Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to extend the temporary stay of a federal court order involving Rowan County Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis.The federal court previously ordered Davis to issue marriage licenses to the plaintiffs who filed suit against her.Liberty Counsel represents Davis and appealed that order.The lower court order was temporarily stayed until Aug. 31, but now that the Supreme Court has declined to act, the stay of the order is no longer in effect.In light of these developments, Davis released the following statement:I have worked in the Rowan County Clerk's office for 27 years...
  • Obamas NLRB just redefined the word employer and its going to be bad

    08/28/2015 9:20:29 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies
    Hotair ^ | 08/28/2015 | Jazz Shaw
    You can rightly complain about the things which go on inside the White House, the State Department, the Justice Department or the EPA and all of the headline grabbing controversies which erupt from them. None of them, however, may be up to nearly as much mischief as the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) though it doesn’t seem to catch the attention of the media nearly as much. This week they were at it again and while a bit on the wonky side, a new wrinkle in the rules could spell big trouble for America’s employers and many, many workers....

    08/29/2015 2:24:06 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 131 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 29,2015 | by MICHAEL PATRICK LEAHY
    In an exclusive interview with Breitbart News, GOP front runner Donald Trump is firing back at the Club for Growth. Theyre a pack of thieves, Trump told Breitbart News as he was leaving Nashvilles Rocketown facility. He had just finished delivering a high-energy speech to an overflow crowd of more than 1,000 people. Trump was attending the annual convention of the National Federation of Republican Assemblies, which describes itself as the grassroots Republican wing of the Republican Party. They [the Club for Growth] came to my office looking for money. I turned them down. Thats why theyre after me, Trump...
  • Chick-fil-A's stance against gay marriage may not fly at Denver International Airport

    08/27/2015 11:03:54 AM PDT · by don-o · 45 replies
    thedenverchannel ^ | August 20, 2015
    The Denver City Council has stalled a deal to renew the lease of a Chick-fil-A restaurant at Denver International Airport, citing the company's reputation as an opponent of same-sex marriage. The Business Development Committee on Tuesday stalled the seven-year deal with a new franchise of the popular chicken chain for two weeks. "I think the airport also has a question about our reputation," said Robin Kniech, a Denver City Council Member, during Tuesday's meeting. "It has been the corporate philosophy [of Chik-fil-A] to use the dollars they earn to fund discriminatory lawsuits and to fund discriminatory political rhetoric. So that's...
  • Is Trumps movement fascist rather than conservative?

    08/25/2015 1:58:59 PM PDT · by dschapin · 225 replies
    self | dschapin
    I am honestly getting a little scared of what I see happening in politics at the moment. Trump seems to be creating a personality cult where his supporters dont seem to care what they are supporting provided he attacks the people they dont like. I am starting to feel a little bit like a German citizen in the early 1930s watching normally rational conservatives start to cultishly follow a strong leader who they thought would fight back and stop the communists. Seriously if I had to pick a political philosophy for the Trump movement I would say that it is...
  • The Raping of America: Mile Markers on the Road to Fascism

    08/24/2015 11:12:11 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 17 replies
    The Rutherford Institute ^ | August 24, 2015 | John W. Whitehead
    Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.Martin Luther King Jr. Theres an ill will blowing across the country. The economy is tanking. The people are directionless, and politics provides no answer. And like former regimes, the militarized police have stepped up to provide a faade of law and order manifested by an overt violence against the citizenry. Despite the revelations of the past several years, nothing has changed to push back against the American police state. Our freedomsespecially the Fourth Amendmentcontinue to be choked out by a prevailing view among government bureaucrats...
  • Academic Fascism II: Exposing the Worst Colleges for Free Speech

    08/21/2015 7:15:47 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 6 replies
    Townhall ^ | 08/20/2015 | Walter Williams
    Last week's column highlighted college campus absurdities and the ongoing attack on free speech and plain common sense. As parents gear up to fork over $20,000 to $60,000 for college tuition, they might benefit from knowing what greets their youngsters. Deceitful college officials, who visit high schools to recruit students and talk to parents, conceal the worst of their campus practices. Let's expose some of it. Christina Hoff Sommers is an avowed feminist and a scholar at the American Enterprise Institute. She's spent a lifetime visiting college campuses. Recently, upon her arrival at Oberlin College, Georgetown University and other campuses,...
  • [June 1, 2015 Video] Donald Trump on the need for NSA phone data collection

    08/17/2015 4:49:48 PM PDT · by JediJones · 103 replies
    FOX News ^ | June 1, 2015 | FOX News
    "security has to preside...and be pre-eminent" "if anyone wants to listen to my phone calls, it's fine" "I think we have to err on the side of security" "we don't love it, but we have probably not much of a choice" "it doesn't seem to be very popular, what [Rand Paul's] doing" "Most people seem to feel the way I do" "My best trait will be security"
  • Feds refuse to reveal cellular kill-switch plan

    08/15/2015 4:52:15 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 81 replies
    Wolrd Net Daily ^ | 08/15/2015 | Bob Unruh
    The federal government has a plan to kill all cell-phone service in certain areas when officials decide its necessary. But you arent allowed to see the plan. And the fact that you cannot learn what might justify its use or who has the authority to push the kill button is the focus of a new case before the U.S. Supreme Court. Pulling the plug on local cellular service already has been done. In 2011, officials with the Bay Area Rapid Transit system in San Francisco cut off service inside four transit stations for three hours after a BART security officer...
  • Donald Trump suggests hes open to keeping taxpayer funding for Planned Parenthood

    08/11/2015 3:33:05 PM PDT · by familyop · 99 replies
    Live Action News ^ | Aug 11, 2015 | Calvin Freiburger
    One week after calling for a government shutdown if necessary to defund Planned Parenthood, presidential candidate Donald Trump has expressed willingness to let the abortion giant receive federal tax dollars for non-abortion services, Breitbart reports. In an interview with CNNs Chris Cuomo, Trump said Planned Parenthood is like an abortion factory, frankly and professed to feel strongly about cutting off government funding for abortion. But he went on to say that as president he would look at the individual things they do Im sure they do some things properly and good and that are good for women, because we have...
  • National Socialism (parallels between the Russian and German experience with socialism)

    11/12/2008 11:57:20 AM PST · by stockpirate · 27 replies · 1,243+ views
    Ludwig Von Mises Institute ^ | 9/28/1998 | Ralph Reiland
    In 1944, Ludwig von Mises published one of his least-known masterworks: Omnipotent Government: The Rise of the Total State and Total War. Drawing on his prewar experience in Vienna, watching the rise of the national socialists in Germany (the Nazis), who would eventually take over his own homeland, he set out to draw parallels between the Russian and German experience with socialism. It was common in those days, as it is in ours, to identify the Communists as leftist and the Nazis as rightists, as if they stood on opposite ends of the ideological spectrum. But Mises knew differently. They...
  • They Live, We Sleep: A Dictatorship Disguised as a Democracy

    08/05/2015 8:06:23 AM PDT · by RedMominBlueState · 27 replies
    The Rutherford Institute ^ | August 4, 2015 | John Whitehead
    ...A 2014 study conducted by Princeton and Northwestern University concluded that the U.S. government does not represent the majority of American citizens. Instead, the study found that the government is ruled by the rich and powerful, or the so-called economic elite. Moreover, the researchers concluded that policies enacted by this governmental elite nearly always favor special interests and lobbying groups. In other words, we are being ruled by an oligarchy disguised as a democracy, and arguably on our way towards fascisma form of government where private corporate interests rule, money calls the shots, and the people are seen as mere...
  • College disciplines student for Facebook comments about Baltimore riot

    08/02/2015 4:43:15 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 26 replies
    The New York Post ^ | July 31, 2015 | Reuters
    DALLAS A Texas Christian University student has been disciplined after posting online comments seen as racially offensive about current events, including rioting in Baltimore and the rise of the Islamic State, TCU officials said Friday. TCU said Harry Vincent, a 19-year-old sophomore, violated two Student Code of Conduct provisions concerning infliction of bodily or emotional harm and disorderly conduct. He has seen his campus access restricted by receiving a one-year suspension from extracurricular activities, on-campus living and the use of non-academic facilities such as the cafeteria and recreational center. Among the comments are a Facebook post that reads: These...
  • Charles Koch Urges Conservatives to Skip Corporate Welfare

    08/01/2015 11:19:38 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 31 replies
    Time ^ | August 1, 2015 | Philip Elliot
    Conservative billionaire Charles Koch told his ultra-rich friends that they face a life and death decision whether to keep lobbying for tax breaks and government subsidies. Business leaders (must) recognize that their behavior is suicide, that it is suicide long term. To survive, long-term, they have to start opposing, rather than promoting, corporate welfare, Koch told about 450 allies at an Orange County, Calif., summit that began Saturday. ....Obviously, this prescription will not be an easy pill for many business people to swallow. Because short term, taking the principled path is going to cost some companies some profits, as it...
  • BREAKING: Court blocks pro-life group from releasing new fetal body part videos

    07/29/2015 7:13:18 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 72 replies
    Life Site ^ | July 29, 2015 | John Jalsevac
    The California Superior Court has issued a narrow temporary restraining order preventing the Center for Medical Progress (CMP), a pro-life group, from releasing further undercover video footage taken of three top-level staff of StemExpress. CMP is the organization behind the series of three videos released over the past three weeks exposing the alleged harvesting and sale of body parts from aborted babies by Planned Parenthood body parts that are then purchased by StemExpress. CMP has alleged that the fees paid by StemExpress to Planned Parenthood violate federal law prohibiting the sale and trafficking of human tissue. While Planned Parenthood...
  • 3rd Shock Video Catches Planned Parenthood VP Selling Body Parts of Aborted Babies

    07/28/2015 6:11:34 AM PDT · by NYer · 91 replies
    Life News ^ | July 28, 2015 | STEVEN ERTELT
    After two shocking videos caught Planned Parenthood doctors discussing and arranging the sale of body parts of aborted babies, a third video has been released today catching a Planned Parenthood vice president negotiating the sale of aborted babies and attempting to get as much money as possible from the deal.As LifeNews reported, the first video of undercover footage shows Planned Parenthood Federation of America’s Senior Director of Medical Services, Dr. Deborah Nucatola, describing how Planned Parenthood sells the body parts of aborted unborn children and admitting she uses partial-birth abortions to supply intact body parts.In the second video, Planned Parenthood...
  • GOP Leaders Are Driving Their Base Into The Arms Of Donald Trump

    07/28/2015 3:01:13 AM PDT · by markomalley · 80 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 7/28/15 | Scott Greer
    Remember that picture of Chris Matthews looking upset at the announcement of a Republican sweep in the midterm elections?There he was arms crossed, frowning intensly looking at the results like a man who just lost a lot of money at a game of cards.It was gleefully shared around by Republicans and conservatives rejoicing in the fact that Congress was now back in the hands of the GOP, with the hope that President Obamas agenda would finally be put in reverse.If only Matthews and those same Republicans could see what would happen in the GOP-controlled Senate on July 26.The...
  • Suburban Governments Were Just Nationalized by the Federal Government

    07/21/2015 10:37:13 AM PDT · by Sopater · 54 replies
    Independent Sentinel ^ | July 13, 2015 | S. Noble
    For years, the cities have been robbing the suburbs but they now have a scheme that will quickly end in a takeover of the suburbs by a leftist federal government. HUD announced enforcement of its new 377-page rule called the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Rule which will allow them to move people from poor crime-ridden areas into wealthy suburbs. It was announced by leftist Julian Castro Monday. The rule has force behind it. Federal monies will be withheld and lawsuits accusing residents of racism will be filed. Any town that takes federal funds will be transformed. It is not only...
  • Trumpism: The Ideology

    07/18/2015 3:31:04 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 95 replies
    Its not too interesting to say that Donald Trump is a nationalist and aspiring despot who is manipulating bourgeois resentment, nativism, and ignorance to feed his power lust. Its uninteresting because it is obviously true. Its so true that stating it sounds more like an observation than a criticism. I just heard Trump speak live. It was an awesome experience, like an interwar sance of once-powerful dictators who inspired multitudes, drove countries into the ground, and died grim deaths. His speech at FreedomFest lasted a full hour, and I consider myself fortunate for having heard it. It was a magnificent...
  • Fascism of the Left

    07/10/2015 12:03:52 PM PDT · by PoliticallyShort · 18 replies ^ | 07/10/2015 | PoliticallyShort
    The Czech writer Joseph Skvorecky once asked the following question: Has there even been a case in history of a political system collapsing overnight, not as an aftermath of a lost war or bloody revolution but from its own inner rottenness? To answer the question posed by Skvorecky, one need only observe the current state in which we find our country today. The nation has been debilitated by the onslaught wrought by the left and their totalitarian ideology which has been implemented with little to no opposition from the right. The left has been successful in bringing about their vision...
  • F.A.A. to Drop Donald Trump-Related Navigation Codes

    07/09/2015 1:18:02 PM PDT · by PROCON · 57 replies
    NYTimes ^ | July 9, 2015 | KAREN SCHWARTZ
    Three navigation coordination points above Palm Beach International Airport that had been named in honor of Donald J. Trump will be renamed, the Federal Aviation Administration said Wednesday. In general, the F.A.A. chooses names that are noncontroversial, said an agency spokeswoman, Laura Brown. A growing number of businesses have been severing ties with Mr. Trump since the Republican presidential candidate made derogatory remarks about Mexican immigrants in a campaign speech. That includes NBC, which aired Mr. Trumps show, The Apprentice. In 2010, an air traffic controller who was a fan of Mr. Trumps reality show and its catchphrase, Youre fired,...
  • The Nihilism of the Left

    07/08/2015 2:32:59 PM PDT · by PoliticallyShort · 17 replies ^ | 07/08/2015 | PoliticallyShort
    The Czech writer Joseph Skvorecky once asked the following question: Has there even been a case in history of a political system collapsing overnight, not as an aftermath of a lost war or bloody revolution but from its own inner rottenness? To answer the question posed by Skvorecky, one need only observe the current state in which we find our country today. The nation has been debilitated by the onslaught wrought by the left and their totalitarian ideology which has been implemented with little to no opposition from the right. The left has been successful in bringing about their vision...
  • Judge orders cancellation of Redskins trademark registration, finds name may be disparaging

    07/08/2015 9:01:54 AM PDT · by Java4Jay · 87 replies
    A federal judge has ordered the Patent and Trademark Office to cancel registration of the Washington Redskins' trademark, ruling that the team name may be disparaging to Native Americans. The ruling Wednesday by Judge Gerald Bruce Lee affirms an earlier finding by an administrative appeal board.
  • Dear Democrats, Your America Sucks

    07/08/2015 1:36:41 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    The American Spectator's Political Hay ^ | July 8, 2015 | Scott McKay
    <p>Cultural aggression, destructive policies, and ceaseless smearing are wearing out a great people.</p> <p>Great job.</p> <p>Youve succeeded beyond your wildest dreams in your efforts to, as the front man for your current operation called it, fundamentally transform America. Its been seven years with said front man in charge, and those of us not in on your game are staring slack-jawed at what youve made of this country.</p>
  • Health Insurance Companies Seek Big Rate Increases for 2016

    07/04/2015 7:37:56 AM PDT · by PROCON · 25 replies
    NYT ^ | July 3, 2015 | ROBERT PEAR
    WASHINGTON Health insurance companies around the country are seeking rate increases of 20 percent to 40 percent or more, saying their new customers under the Affordable Care Act turned out to be sicker than expected. Federal officials say they are determined to see that the requests are scaled back. Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans market leaders in many states are seeking rate increases that average 23 percent in Illinois, 25 percent in North Carolina, 31 percent in Oklahoma, 36 percent in Tennessee and 54 percent in Minnesota, according to documents posted online by the federal government...