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  • Fossil Found In Asia Could Be A New Species Of Human

    01/28/2015 10:26:09 AM PST · by blam · 6 replies
    BI - Livescience ^ | 1-28-2015 | Charles Q. Choi
    Charles Q. Choi, LiveScience January 27, 2015An ancient human fossil discovered from the seafloor near Taiwan reveals that a primitive group of humans, potentially an unknown species, once lived in Asia, researchers say. These findings suggest that multiple lineages of extinct humans may have coexisted in Asia before the arrival of modern humans in the region about 40,000 years ago, the scientists added. Although modern humans, Homo sapiens, are the only surviving human lineage, others once walked the globe. Extinct human lineages once found in Asia include Neanderthals, the closest extinct relatives of modern humans; Denisovans, whose genetic legacy may...
  • Mavericks? Independents far outnumber Republicans and Democrats - and it’s recordbreaking

    01/28/2015 10:25:11 AM PST · by Dr. Thorne · 5 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 1/8/2015 | Jennifer Harper
    Republican, Democrat — and Maverick? We already know that Americans are weary of Congress, the White House, gridlock and government. Now that ire has inspired voter defections: The number of self-described ‘independents” is at a record high level says substantive new Gallup research. “An average 43 percent of Americans identified politically as independents in 2014,” says analyst Jeffrey M. Jones, who also reports the number is the highest since the pollster began tracking the phenomenon in 1988.
  • Zombie Cat in Tampa Rises from the Grave

    01/28/2015 10:23:25 AM PST · by SatinDoll · 4 replies
    CBS News - local ^ | Jan. 28, 2015 | CBS Miami
    Bart the cat should be renamed zombie cat after he was hit by a car, buried and then crawled out of his grave five days later. According to the Humane Society of Tampa Bay, they’ve seen many cases at their clinic but “this situation may take the cake!” They are now caring for a 2-3 year old black and white cat named Bart who was found by his owner after being hit by a car. The cat appeared to be lifeless and his owner, Ellis Hutson, buried him in a shallow grave. Five days later, the cat showed up in...
  • Vegas Billionaire Seeks to Outlaw Competition

    01/28/2015 10:20:53 AM PST · by 54fighting · 4 replies
    TownHall.Com ^ | 1/28/15 | Neil McCabe
    After spending millions of dollars to help elect a Republican House and Senate, Capitol Hill sources report Las Vegas gambling mogul Sheldon Adelson received a private briefing with Republican members of the House Judiciary Committee in the second week of January. The meeting sends a strong signal that the billionaire, who is one of the most generous contributors to Republican candidates and campaigns—ever, will not retreat away from his desire to outlaw legal and regulated Internet gaming by the states. Sources familiar with Adelson's lobbying describe the meeting as both a strategy session and an update for the gambling mogul....
  • European no-go zones become conversational no-go zones [Eurabia]

    01/28/2015 10:20:29 AM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 5 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 1/27/2015 | Gil Troy
    For over two weeks now politically correct bullies have been making yet another legitimate topic off-limits. Anyone who dares suggest that some Muslim-dominated neighborhoods in Europe are hostile to non-Muslims risks mass mockery. I’m not a Europeanist, a sociologist, a criminologist or an urban anthropologist, but I know an intellectual mugging when I see one: Muslim “no-go zones” are becoming conversational no-go zones. Such thought suppression is all too familiar. In the 1960s, Daniel Patrick Moynihan dared to admit that the black family was in crisis. In the 1980s, Ronald Reagan, Margaret Thatcher and pope John Paul dared to suggest...
  • Dear FRiends, We need your continuing support to keep FR on the air. [FReepathon XXVIII]

    01/28/2015 10:19:02 AM PST · by Jim Robinson · 10 replies
    Dear FRiends, We need your continuing support to keep FR on the air. FR is funded solely by contributions made by the liberty loving patriots who enjoy and use it. We are beholden to no political party. No advertisers, no outsiders, no sugar daddies, no corporate string pullers. This means no commercial ads. No annoying pop-ups. No ad tracking. No mail campaigns. No spam. No one trying to control us. Definitely no government subsidies or tax breaks. We are self-funded, fiercely independent and enjoy our freedom to speak plainly in the support of God, family, country, liberty!! But we cannot...
  • Wisconsin treasurer fulfills campaign pledge by laying off staff

    01/28/2015 10:14:32 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 4 replies
    Wisconsin Reporter ^ | 1-28-15 | Adam Tobias
    MADISON, Wis. — Newly elected state Treasurer Matt Adamczyk ran on a campaign pledge of cutting 80 percent from a $545,000 annual budget. A few weeks into his first and supposed only term, he has, through lay-offs, already gotten rid of his two-member staff. Adamczyk also declined to fill an empty deputy treasurer position that was paying close to $107,000 a year in salary and benefits. “I’m a big believer that in government it’s not our job just to give people jobs,” Adamczyk told Wisconsin Reporter. The state has transferred most of the treasurer’s duties to other government agencies over...
  • Why Donald Trump is Right

    01/28/2015 10:13:44 AM PST · by arthurus · 4 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | 27 January 2015 | Jeffrey Lord
    Donald Trump on Saturday slammed Mitt Romney and Jeb Bush as potential 2016 presidential candidates — a move that delighted the crowd of Iowa conservatives and demonstrated the two candidates’ potential liabilities in a GOP primary. The conservative real-estate magnate, speaking at the Iowa Freedom Summit in Des Moines hosted by Republican Rep. Steve King, spent several minutes criticizing both Romney and Bush and labeling them as weak candidates. ‘It can’t be Mitt — he ran and failed. He failed,’ Trump said, to applause….. ‘You can’t have Bush,’ Trump later added, a line that drew even more applause from the...
  • SEAL's Improvised Right from the Start

    01/28/2015 10:13:26 AM PST · by w1n1 · 4 replies
    wsj ^ | 1/28/2015 | P O'Donnell
    In 1942, America didn’t have special-operations units. To solve that problem, the U.S. government turned to its Office of Strategic Services, or OSS. At the time, no technology for underwater combat swimming existed in a military-operational form in the American arsenal. The OSS Maritime Unit (MU) would have to develop it and the teams needed to use it, overnight — with a whopping budget of $500. The rest of the story here.
  • Seattle to Fine Residents for Throwing Food in the Garbage

    01/28/2015 10:12:24 AM PST · by Reverend Saltine · 36 replies
    CNS.com ^ | January 28, 2015 | Curtis kalin
    Seattle to Fine Residents for Throwing Food in the Garbage In an attempt to shame residents of their city, a new Seattle law will levy a fine on homes that do not properly sort food out of their garbage. Emblazoned with a red citation tag, violators will start to be fined anywhere from $1-$50 in July. For now, Seattle residents will be publicly shamed by the ‘Scarlet Letter’-like tags. US Food Waste Food waste is a big, and still growing, problem. (Charles Krupa/AP Photo) "I'm sure neighbors are going to see these on their other neighbors' cans," says Rodney Watkins,...
  • ‘Blasphemous’ artwork removed from Paris exhibition (Islamic Hecklers Veto)

    01/28/2015 10:12:10 AM PST · by C19fan · 9 replies
    UK Telegraph ^ | January 28, 2015 | David Chazan
    An artwork depicting high-heeled shoes on Islamic prayer mats has been removed from an exhibition after a Muslim group warned of possible violence in the wake of the Paris attacks. The French-Algerian artist, Zoulikha Bouabdellah, withdrew the work from an exhibition in a northern Paris suburb with a large Muslim population after an Islamic group told local authorities it could provoke “uncontrollable, irresponsible incidents”. It is considered disrespectful to step on Muslim prayer maps with shoes.
  • Tom Brady Has A Cold

    01/28/2015 10:08:39 AM PST · by Red Badger · 9 replies
    CBS - Boston ^ | January 28, 2015 11:49 AM | Staff
    BOSTON (CBS) — You may have noticed that Tom Brady didn’t look himself at Tuesday’s Media Day. No, it wasn’t his bed head. And it wasn’t from a lack of sleep thanks to an early morning fire alarm at the team’s hotel. As he prepares for the biggest game of the season, the Patriots quarterback is battling a cold. And if you thought he looked rough on Tuesday, he looked a bit worse on Wednesday as he addressed the media at the team hotel in Chandler, Arizona. “It’s been lingering,” Brady told reporters as he held court for nearly 45...
  • White House drops 529 college savings proposal

    01/28/2015 10:04:19 AM PST · by TangledUpInBlue · 4 replies
    CNN ^ | 1/28 | Jim Acosta
    The White House is giving up on a costly fight with Congress over the Obama administration's increasingly unpopular proposal to effectively end 529 college savings plans. A White House official confirmed the move on Tuesday as fierce opposition to the provision was building in Congress, even among fellow Democrats. "Given it has become such a distraction, we're not going to ask Congress to pass the 529 provision so that they can instead focus on delivering a larger package of education tax relief," the official said. Also known as "qualified tuition programs," 529 college savings plans are typically offered by the...
  • Cost Of Victoza

    01/28/2015 9:57:47 AM PST · by Allen In Texas Hill Country · 5 replies
    I hope this question is not too personal. Does anybody have Medicare Part D and take Victoza and if so how much does Medicare Part D cover????
  • What the difference between Xerox, Apple and Microsoft reveals about PopCon

    01/28/2015 9:56:29 AM PST · by CharlesOConnell
    Crossroad.to ^ | 12/1/2013 | Unknown
    System Customers Approach Xerox PARC None. "The Suits' imagination thought there was no market for Windows with a Mouse." Apple Personal How you would make it for yourself if you could have anything you could possibly want. Microsoft Business How you would make it for your subordinates if you had to answer to a Accounting Department for every penny. World Population Control The Ultra Wealthy Bill & Melinda Gates and Warren Buffet are suddenly real nice people who so kindly want to dictate the unfolding of billions' of peoples' most intimate relationships, those with their progeny.
  • Hillary Clinton agrees to testify on Benghazi, panel’s ranking Dem says

    01/28/2015 9:46:08 AM PST · by TangledUpInBlue · 30 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 1/28 | Dylan Stableford
    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has agreed to testify before the House Select Committee investigating the Sept. 11, 2012, terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, CNN reports. Rep. Elijah Cummings, the panel’s Democratic ranking member, told CNN Tuesday that Clinton had agreed to testify before the committee late last year. “The chairman asked me back in September to inquire as to whether Secretary Clinton would testify,” Cummings said. “She immediately said she would and that she wanted to come in December, but if December did not work, she would come in January. She said, ‘I’ll do it,...
  • Video shows Hezbollah Brigades convoy transporting American M1 tank

    01/28/2015 9:44:59 AM PST · by Brad from Tennessee · 28 replies
    Long War Journal ^ | January 28, 2015 | By Bill Roggio & Caleb Weiss
    A video uploaded to YouTube appears to show a large Hezbollah Brigades convoy transporting weapons, troops, and armored vehicles to the front to fight the Islamic State. Several American-made military vehicles, including an M1 Abrams tank, M113 armored personnel carriers, Humvees, and Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles (MRAP), as well as Iranian-made Safir 4x4s and technicals (armed pickup trucks) are in the convoy. The Hezbollah Brigades is US-designated foreign terrorist organization that has been involved in killing American soldiers in Iraq. At one point in the video, a transport truck is shown carrying an M1 Abrams tank. The Hezbollah Brigades' flag...
  • Blizzard 2015: Snowblower Attack Leads to Arrest of 61-Year-Old Woman

    01/28/2015 9:44:09 AM PST · by doug from upland · 20 replies
    yahoo ^ | 1-2015
    A Massachusetts woman was arrested during the blinding blizzard that walloped New England after she attacked her neighbor with a snowblower, police said today. The incident took place as the freezing winds and snow continued to fall at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday. Police were called to a home in Boston's upscale suburb of Arlington to find a 60-year-old woman suffering from lacerations to her foot. Her alleged attacker, Barbara Davis, 61, was arrested on charges of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, violating a restraining order, and mayhem. Anderson had a long-standing dispute with the victim, who was not seriously...
  • Senate begins grilling Obama attorney general nominee as Republicans warn of ´deeply politicized´

    01/28/2015 9:39:12 AM PST · by Nachum · 20 replies
    Daily Express ^ | 1/28/15 | David Martosko & Associated Press
    Loretta Lynch is promising a fresh relationship with law enforcement – and with Congress – as she appears before a Senate committee Wednesday in her bid to become the nation´s first female black attorney general. But she has serious hurdles in front of her as the Senate Judiciary Committee, now under Republican control, warns about ´a Department of Justice that is deeply politicized´ under the outgoing AG, Eric Holder. Iowa Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley, the committee´s chairman, said in his opening statement that America´s next top law enforcer would need to worry about ´restoring respect for the co-equal branches of...
  • Sasol delays $14B gas-to-liquids plant near Lake Charles during oil price slump

    01/28/2015 9:38:39 AM PST · by justlittleoleme · 4 replies
    NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune ^ | January 28, 2015 at 8:59 AM | Katherine Sayre,
    South African petrochemical company Sasol is delaying a decision on whether to move forward with a proposed $14 billion gas-to-liquids facility outside of Lake Charles, the company said Wednesday (Jan. 28). Sasol said the plans are being put on hold as the company saves cash in response to falling oil prices. The gas-to-liquids facility is part of a $21 billion planned complex in Westlake, one of the largest foreign investments in Louisiana history. "Albeit at a much slower pace, we will continue to progress the U.S. GTL facility," Sasol president and CEO David Constable said in a news release. "This...
  • Brazilian police searching for stolen goods find 2 tanks

    01/28/2015 9:33:19 AM PST · by Kartographer · 22 replies
    AP via Yahoo News ^ | 1/27/15 | STAN LEHMAN
    A Brazilian police raid to recover stolen cars and cargo came up with a more interesting find: two war tanks. Police in Brazil's biggest city said Tuesday that the engineless tanks were found inside a warehouse in Sacoma, a low-income district in Sao Paulo. Police also confiscated 500 television sets, car body parts and a recently stolen semitrailer truck. "It is unusual, to say the least, that police officers searching for stolen goods and cars, instead find two tanks," Police Lt. Andrei do Carmo told the Globo TV network.
  • The Georgia Vision Project A Vision for public education

    Executive SummaryEarly Learning and Student Success Immediate Steps Create early learning collaboratives in every county in the state Adopt a state-wide public engagement initiative (annual summit) Long Range Steps Provide opportunity for all 0-5 to participate in full year educational experiences Adopt pre-k - 3 non-graded education model for children ages 4-8 Teaching and Learning Immediate Steps Develop challenging curricula (common core state standards may be basis for robust curricula). Culture, Climate, and Organizational Efficacy Long Range Steps Establish each school as the center or hub of the community it serves Financial Resources Immediate Steps Initiate process for evaluating local...
  • Lindsey Graham: I’ll make it easier to have a late-term abortion after rape

    01/28/2015 9:31:04 AM PST · by wagglebee · 29 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 1/28/15 | Ben Johnson
    WASHINGTON, D.C., January 28, 2015 (LifeSiteNews.com) -- After a revolt by Republican women indefinitely delayed the House vote on the Pain Capable Unborn Child Act, Sen. Lindsey Graham has promised that when he introduces his version in the Senate he will leave out a provision requiring women to report their rapes to the authorities. “Nobody’s for rape,” Graham told Roll Call, the newspaper of Capitol Hill. Republican congresswomen led by Renee Ellmers and Jackie Walorski spiked the vote, which was to take place on the same day as the 2015 March for Life, over a legal mandate that women who...
  • Not Insulting the Prophet of Islam: How do you define "Insult"?

    01/28/2015 9:27:46 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 31 replies
    FrontPage Mag ^ | 01/28/2015 | Dr. Mark Christian
    Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah; and those with him are forceful against the disbelievers, merciful among themselves. Quran 48:29 America’s greatest threat is climate change. Obama, 2015Do not let Obama or Islamists deceive you: the Qur’an is very clear about the double standards and the discriminative theology of Islam.Can we all agree on one thing: that it is never acceptable to put an individual to death over an insult? Would it be fair to say that exercising such restraint is a foundation of modernity? Among civilized societies, the answer is an unequivocal yes.However, the belief that insulting the Prophet...
  • On 29th anniversary of Challenger disaster, NASA's day of remembrance

    01/28/2015 9:26:48 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 6 replies
    A wreath-laying ceremony was planned at Arlington National Cemetery, to be followed by remembrance events at several NASA locations, including the Kennedy Space Center in Florida and Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. The tributes also honor the three astronauts -- including the first American spacewalker, Ed White -- who were killed on Jan. 27, 1967, when a fire broke out in the Apollo 1 capsule during a pre-launch test, and those aboard the Space Shuttle Columbia, which in 2003 broke apart upon reentry from space and streaked across the sky over Texas engulfed in flames. The seven members...
  • Ukraine Arms Embargo Could Delay Delivery of Russian Frigates

    01/28/2015 9:25:41 AM PST · by sukhoi-30mki · 1 replies
    USNI News ^ | Jan 27, 2015 | Sam LaGrone
    The Ukrainian military equipment embargo to Russia could cause delays in the construction of the Russian Navy’s new class of frigates and slow a planned modernization effort of Russia’s northern fleet, according to a Monday report in Jane’s Defence Weekly. Russia’s 4,500 ton Admiral Gorshkov-class frigates (Project 22350) is powered – in part – by two M90FR gas turbines built by with Ukrainian manufacturer Zorya-Mashproekt. With the embargo in place the task has shifted to Russian manufacturer NPO Saturn without the aid of the Ukrainians. “Under the Russian government’s import substitution [program], it is understood that NPO Saturn is supposed...
  • 'We will cut off your head in the White House': ISIS threatens to behead Obama

    01/28/2015 9:25:15 AM PST · by Baynative · 30 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 1/27/15 | Damien Gale and Simon Tomlinson
    Islamic State militants have threatened to behead Barack Obama and turn the U.S. into a Muslim province in the latest gruesome video to emerge from their self-styled caliphate. The footage shows a black-clad jihadist standing over a Kurdish soldier who, in a sickening climax to the video, has his head cut off. Before the hostage is executed, the ISIS fighter warns the U.S. president: 'Know, oh Obama, that we will reach America. 'Know also that we will cut off your head in the White House and transform America into a Muslim province.'
  • Why Ted Cruz’s Expatriate Terrorist Act is Constitutional and Necessary

    01/28/2015 9:22:20 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 5 replies
    FrontPage Mag ^ | 01/28/2015 | Daniel Greenfield
    An editorial in the National Review attacks Ted Cruz’s and Steve King’s Expatriate Terrorist Act to remove the citizenship of Islamic terrorists so that they can’t return to this country.First let’s discuss why this bill is necessary. “If we do not pass this legislation, the consequence will be that Americans fighting alongside ISIS today may come home tomorrow with a U.S. passport, may come home to New York or Los Angeles or Houston or Chicago and innocent Americans may be murdered if the Senate does not act today,” Ted Cruz said. We’ve already seen it happen in France just...
  • Koch donors give Marco Rubio early nod

    01/28/2015 9:14:08 AM PST · by GIdget2004 · 21 replies
    Politico ^ | 01/28/2015 | KENNETH P. VOGEL and TARINI PARTI
    The Koch brothers’ conservative network is still debating whether it will spend any of its massive $889 million budget in the Republican presidential primaries, but the prospect of choosing a GOP nominee loomed over the network’s just-concluded donor conference in the California desert. In an informal straw poll of some conference donors, Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida came out ahead of four other would-be GOP presidential candidates who had been invited, according to an attendee familiar with the results. The poll was conducted by Frank Luntz, a veteran GOP pollster, during a break-out session of the conference, which wrapped up...
  • Why Our Electronic Gizmos Inevitably Die

    01/28/2015 9:11:12 AM PST · by dennisw · 41 replies
    12/23/2014 | Robert X Cringely
    Almost ever electronic device made today except some for the military have solder joints that contain no lead. This is an effort to save our groundwater and our public health. The fact that the lead has been generally replaced with silver or bismuth, both of which are actually greater health risks than lead, well we’ll leave that one for Ralph Nader. The longer-term trend is toward all-tin connections, anyway, but they don’t work very well, either. Costs have gone up for computers with lead-free solder, mean time between failures (MTBF) has gone down (in this case down is bad) and...
  • Climate Czar Sharpton Issues Edict

    01/28/2015 9:09:14 AM PST · by MeshugeMikey · 6 replies
    MeshugeMikey ^ | January 28, 2015 | MeshugeMikey
    Climate Czar Revrunt Sharpton's Word on Super Blizzard One!
  • The Temperature at Which Global Warming Freezes

    01/28/2015 8:55:28 AM PST · by arthurus · 13 replies
    Sultan Knish ^ | 27 January 2015 | Daniel Greenfield
    There is a madness to walking through a blizzard and discussing Global Warming. A theory according to which we should be sliding toward the tropics, awash in fleeing polar bears and Florida style temperatures, instead of frantically shoveling our driveways. To believe in Global Warming while stamping the snow off your boots is not a matter of science. It is a matter of faith. The scientist sees what is, while the believer has faith in what he cannot see. The scientist does not see Global Warming in a blizzard. The Warmist does. To see Global Warming while walking through a...
  • Loretta Lynch, in Confirmation Hearing, Defends Legality of Obama Immigration Action

    01/28/2015 8:55:22 AM PST · by Citizen Zed · 45 replies
    ny times ^ | 1-28-2015 | CARL HULSE and MATT APUZZO
    Loretta E. Lynch, the nominee to become attorney general, on Wednesday defended the legality of President Obama’s immigration policy at the start of a confirmation hearing in which the new Republican-controlled Judiciary Committee promised tough questions. Republicans have been particularly critical of the president’s decision last year to unilaterally ease the threat of deportation for millions of unauthorized immigrants. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. approved the legal justification for that action. Some Republicans have said Ms. Lynch’s views on the subject will determine their votes, and Senator Charles E. Grassley of Iowa, the new Republican chairman of the committee,...
  • Vote Against Al Gore on Apple's Board

    01/28/2015 8:50:05 AM PST · by bukkdems · 14 replies
    Jan 28, 2015 | Bukkdems
    If you own Apple stock, you can vote today for the Board of Directors. Please take the time to vote against Al Gore.
  • Scaring People About e-Cigarettes: A Public Health Disgrace

    01/28/2015 8:41:44 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 36 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 1/28/15 | Michael D. Shaw
    According to Dr. Gilbert Ross, Medical and Executive Director, American Council on Science and Health… Smoking is America’s most important, and preventable, public health problem: It is estimated that almost a half-million of us will succumb prematurely to smoking’s deadly effects each year, with twenty-times that number sickened. Among our 43 million smokers, over half try to quit each year, yet less than one in twenty succeed. The FDA approved products—patches, gums, and drugs—help “boost” that to about one in ten, an abysmal “success” rate of 10 percent. Yet, the official line, from the FDA and the CDC on down,...
  • Jewish leader implores politicians to prevent another Auschwitz...

    01/28/2015 8:39:53 AM PST · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 15 replies
    NY Dail news ^ | 1/28/15 | AP
    Jewish leader implores politicians to prevent another Auschwitz during 70th anniversary commemoration Ronald Lauder, the president of the World Jewish Congress, stood next to the gate of the infamous Auschwitz-Birkenau as he warned against the rise of anti-Semitism. BRZEZINKA, Poland — A Jewish leader stood before 300 survivors of the Nazis’ most notorious death camp on Tuesday and asked world leaders to prevent another Auschwitz. Ronald Lauder, the president of the World Jewish Congress, warned of a rise of anti-Semitism that has made many Jews fearful of walking the streets, and is causing many to flee Europe. He made his...
  • An Auschwitz Anniversary

    01/28/2015 8:39:12 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/28/15 | Alan Caruba
    Auschwitz is not some place that existed a long time ago. It was yesterday There was some serious irony when U.S. Secretary of Treasury Jack Lew gathered together with French President Francois Hollande and a Russian delegation led by Sergei Ivanov, Putin’s chief of staff, along with leaders from Germany and Austria to participate in the January 27 ceremony commemorating the liberation of Auschwitz in 1945 by Russian troops. I suspect that an entire generation or two born after that year, 70 years ago, may have little or no knowledge of what Auschwitz was. It was a Nazi death camp...
  • The Michelle Obama Valerie Jarrett Publicity Hound Tag Team

    01/28/2015 8:37:01 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 16 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/28/15 | Judi McLeod
    Every girl’s life matters to Michelle Obama and Valerie Jarrett only so long as those lives can be exploited for publicity Are first lady Michelle Obama and her mentor Valerie Jarrett, who is her husband’s senior advisor, complicit in a publicity stunt making it appear that they champion women’s rights? While Michelle Obama seized the spotlight by not wearing a head scarf when meeting with Saudi officials in Riyadh yesterday, Jarrett was sending out this message on Twitter: “Every girl’s life matters. Every woman should be able to go about her day and be safe and treated with respect.” The...
  • Former Army Ranger: US Should Execute Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl

    01/28/2015 8:30:51 AM PST · by PROCON · 43 replies
    breitbart ^ | Jan. 27, 2015 | Howie Carr
    A former U.S. Army Ranger sniper and author of a best-selling book about his combat tour in Afghanistan said yesterday that Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl should be executed if found guilty of deserting his unit in 2009.“I think he should definitely be put to death,” said Nicholas “Irv” Irving, the author (with Gray Brozek) of The Reaper: Autobiography of One of the Deadliest Special Ops Snipers, said on this writer’s radio show. “He’s given a lot of information to the enemy and he should pay the price.” Since being released last year, Bergdahl has received two promotions and about $300,000 in...
  • The Elites Bow to Mecca

    01/28/2015 8:27:52 AM PST · by Reverend Saltine · 13 replies
    AmericanThinker.com ^ | January 28, 2015 | J.R. Dunn
    The aftermath of the Charlie Hebdo massacre has confirmed something widely suspected: this country’s elites have no interest in defeating terrorism. Out of the 17 people murdered by Jihadi thugs in Paris, four were cops and four were innocent passersby who happened to be in a kosher shop at the wrong moment. But the other nine were perfect examples of 21st-century postmodern secular elites. Sophisticated, skeptical, well-educated, and well-to-do bohos working in media whose response to anything at all was a combination of aloofness, impudence, and irony. In this they were representative of their generation -- essentially French versions of...
  • Gun Control Group Wants Emily Miller Fired Over Speech

    01/28/2015 8:27:10 AM PST · by rktman · 17 replies
    gunalizer.com ^ | 1/28/2015 | RRangle
    The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, is circulating a petition to have Emily Miller fired, for what they allege is an ethics problem because she’s involved in the gun rights movement. They didn’t like her speech to the Virginia Defense league.
  • How To Offend a Room Full of Calvinists [Calvinist Caucus]

    01/28/2015 8:24:41 AM PST · by Alex Murphy · 73 replies
    Challies.com ^ | January 28, 2015 | Tim Challies
    Do you want to know how to make a Calvinist angry? Do you want to know how to offend a whole room full of them? Just bring up the old line about Reformed theology being incompatible with evangelism. We have all heard it, we have all read it, we have all rejected it. It’s the word on the street, though, that Calvinists make poor evangelists. Many people are firmly convinced that there is a deep-rooted flaw embedded within Reformed theology that undermines evangelistic fervor. Most blame it on predestination. After all, if God has already chosen who will be saved,...
  • Caught on video: Shocking moment mass brawl breaks out in shopping centre near Selfridges

    Security staff desperately tried to separate fighting groups at the Selfridges entrance on the lower level of the Bullring Shopping Centre in Birmingham. This is the moment a fight broke out in front of horrified shoppers at the Bullring Shopping Centre in Birmingham. Security staff at the store appear to come under attack from a group of men throwing punches near to the entrance to Selfridges. During the brawl the outnumbered security staff try bravely to stop the outbreak of violence, reports the Birmingham Mail. One man was arrested and has since been handed a police caution. The incident was...
  • FREEREPUBLIC EXISTS BECAUSE WE FORSOOK GOD

    01/28/2015 8:22:25 AM PST · by knarf · 81 replies
    self ^ | JANUARY 28, 2015 | knarf
    Why else would we be in turmoil and nothing seems to get corrected ?
  • Pray for our American Heroes

    01/28/2015 8:21:55 AM PST · by Hiskid · 3 replies
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  • Ten times more than first estimated will lose employer-based health insurance under Obamacare

    01/28/2015 8:19:30 AM PST · by Reverend Saltine · 25 replies
    AmericanThinker.com ^ | January 28, 2015 | Rick Moran
    The latest data on Obamacare analyzed by the Congressional Budget Office shows that 10 million Americans are likely to lose their employer-based insurance by 2021 as companies dump their workers onto the Obamacare exchanges. That's 10 times the number originally projected by the CBO. About 1 of every 16 workers will be affected.
  • Rush Limbaugh Show,M-F,12NOONPM-3PM,WOR AM, January 28, 2015

    01/28/2015 8:19:18 AM PST · by Biggirl · 55 replies
    The EIB Network ^ | January 28, 2015 | Rush Limbaugh
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  • The Mormon Church’s Gay Rights Charade

    01/28/2015 8:14:59 AM PST · by C19fan · 13 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | January 28, 2015 | Samantha Allen
    Here’s a simple algebra equation to describe what it’s like to grow up in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: Take the year, subtract 20, and that’s the year it really is inside the Mormon gerontocracy. When I was a child, I was told that black people couldn’t hold leadership positions until 1978 because it “just wasn’t their time yet.” To explain their opposition to the Equal Rights Amendment, my parents cited some paranoid logic about unisex bathrooms. I had left my family’s faith by the time church members were supporting California’s Proposition 8 to the tune of...
  • Sen. Mike Lee: Stop Fed Internet Takeover; FCC Votes Feb 26

    01/28/2015 8:11:43 AM PST · by cornelis · 11 replies
    Dear Friends, Obamacare, the VA scandal, the IRS scandal--these are just a few examples of what happens when we give government huge power without oversight. It's about to happen again--the Obama Administration is fighting for a government takeover of the Internet and the Federal Communications Commission is going to vote on it February 26th. That's why I am writing you today--I need your help to stop this.President Obama came out a few weeks ago urging the FCC to vote to regulate the Internet the same way that it regulates public utilities under Title II. What this means is that, for...
  • Fun With Conspiracy Theories: Did the Chernobyl Disaster Cover Up Something Even Worse?

    01/28/2015 8:03:06 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 53 replies
    newsweek ^ | 1/27/15 at 2:17 PM | Alexander Nazaryan
    Even after the fall of the Soviet Union, the 14,000-ton military radar installation in northern Ukraine, near the border with Belorussia, has remained a mystery to outside observers, largely because it sits right next to the Chernobyl Atomic Energy Station, where a reactor meltdown in the spring of 1986 rendered the surrounding area uninhabitable for the next, oh, several thousand years. Then again, a nuclear wasteland is just the sort of thing to attract a jaded 21st century tourist who doesn’t want to hear about your wild week on Phuket, and the Exclusion Zone has recently seen a drastic increase...