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  • Rabbi Responds To NYU Professor Who Calls Trump The Next Hitler

    07/28/2015 7:25:53 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | July 28, 2015 | Emmakristina Sveen
    Rabbi Ari Hier — the Campus Outreach Coordinator at a Holocaust research human rights organization — had the perfect response to the New York University (NYU) professor who has claimed that Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is a contemporary Adolf Hitler. Arthur Caplan, a left-leaning Bioethics professor at NYU, co-authored an article on Poynter (as well as tweets incessantly) about the “dangerous” and “proto-Hitlerite” Donald Trump — jumping on the bandwagon of tax-payer funded educators who equate Republican presidential candidates to Germany’s radical mass-murderer and dictator. Caplan, also NYU’s Director of Medical Ethics, predicted that while it’s easy to say...
  • Bernie Sanders: Open Borders is a ‘Right-Wing Proposal’

    07/28/2015 6:30:04 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 38 replies
    MRC TV ^ | July 28, 2015 | Ashley Rae Goldenberg
    In a recent interview, presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) called open borders a “right-wing proposal” and vocalized his opposition to an open borders policy. On July 16, Sanders sat down with Vox’s Ezra Klein for an interview. During the interview, Klein asked Sanders about his identification as a socialist and its implications for his policy positions. […] At one point during the conversation, Klein began to ask Sanders, “You said being a democratic socialist means a more international view. I think if you take global poverty that seriously, it leads you to conclusions that in the US are considered...
  • OK: Couple Honored for Bravery in Fighting Invaders

    07/28/2015 12:31:30 PM PDT · by marktwain · 6 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 23 July, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    Eddie and Cindy Gilmore, of  Marshall County, Oklahoma, were given an award for fighting back against armed home invaders in March of this year.   Four masked and armed invaders broke into their home and took Cindy hostage before Eddie accessed a pistol and started shooting.   He wounded two of the invaders before they fled, leaving him and Cindy unharmed.  From kten.com: The Gilmores are being recognized for how they handled a break-in that happened at their home back in march.  The night of the incident three people broke into their home with the intent to rob them, but the...
  • IRS Targeting of Conservatives Blamed on “Inadequate Funding” [semi-satire]

    07/28/2015 10:22:49 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 4 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 27 July 2015 | John Semmens
    In addition to harassing conservative activist groups it also was discovered that the IRS has been using these groups’ donor lists to select which taxpayers will be subjected to audits. President Obama blamed the Republican Congress for this outcome, saying that “if they weren’t so stingy with the agency’s budget this might not have had to happen. Ideally, the IRS should audit everybody’s tax returns, but this would require more employees and a bigger budget. Faced with the necessity to limit the number of returns it audits, the IRS made a reasonable decision to narrow the scope of its efforts.”...
  • The Rise and Regulation of Craft Beer

    07/28/2015 10:17:31 AM PDT · by MichCapCon · 7 replies
    Capitol Confidential ^ | 7/22/2015 | Geneva Ruppert
    Michigan’s recently-deceased film subsidy program showcased the lure of the California dream — movie productions dotting the state, creating economic miracles everywhere they appeared. That particular vision did not come to pass, but there are better ways Michigan can meet, emulate or exceed California’s achievements and industry. After all, Michigan has more coastline, more fresh water and more craft breweries per capita than the Golden State. Michiganders aren’t alone in noticing and capitalizing upon the rise of craft brew. According to the Brewer’s Association, a group that promotes the interests of craft brewers, only the District of Columbia and Oklahoma...
  • Ted Cruz Has 15:1 Advantage Over Bush With Conservatives…And Why the Establishment Should Care

    07/28/2015 9:06:55 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 12 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 07-28-15 | Vince
    It’s sometimes said that you can tell a lot about a person by the friends they keep. That makes sense. Friendships are generally based on complementary personalities, shared values, and a variety of intangibles that cause people to bond. Money in politics is a similar barometer. The vast majority of Americans never donate any money to politicians or get involved in politics at all. For all of the kvetching about money in politics, there’s really not that much there. In 2012 a total of $6 billion was spent on politics. That includes spending by campaigns, outside groups, and independent organizations....
  • Don’t worry about ‘Climate Security’, Global warming gang’s got you covered

    07/28/2015 9:06:07 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 2 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/28/15 | Judi McLeod
    Sun gleaming off radical jihadist's AK-47 is a real threat... A friend sends the heads up to be on the alert for a new term being put into use by the busy as beavers climate change fraudsters: The newly minted term du jour is: ‘Climate Security’. (Financial Times, July 27, 2015) It would help more than anything if the global warming/climate change shysters could get the masses to believe that that they need protection from the weather and that they are the only ones that can provide it. As the weather guy warns every summer: ‘Don’t go out there, you...
  • Israel’s future in the World of Obama

    07/28/2015 8:34:31 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 5 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 7/28/15 | John C. Velisek USN (Ret.)
    The Iran nuclear deal as passed last week is a dangerous agreement for the United States and Israel both. Almost as disturbing is the fact that Obama has demonized opponents of this giveaway to the Devil, suggesting the only choice was between the deal and all-out war. At a speech at the VFW Obama made it clear that those who opposed him were warmongers, opposed not to the deal but to peace itself. This is not the first time our President has characterized opposition to his policies in extreme terms. Obama abandons all principles and then blames his detractors in...
  • WV: Serial Killer Stopped in Desperate Self Defense Case

    07/28/2015 5:33:32 AM PDT · by marktwain · 16 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 26 July, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    It appears the Neal Falls was a serial killer.  The license plates on his Subaru are  from Oregon.   The best summation of this case so far is on the pibillwarner site: Neal Falls DOB 9/24/1969 out of Oregon appears to be a serial killer, he was killed in West Virginia by a prostitute, he had kidnap-rape-murder tools in his vehicle, Neal Falls has worked as a armed security guard nationwide. Inside Neal Falls’ vehicle, police said they discovered a machete, shovel, axes, knives, bulletproof vest and numerous sets of handcuffs. Police also found a large bottle of bleach and...
  • Greenfield: The Point

    07/27/2015 11:38:51 PM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 7 replies
    FrontPage ^ | 7/27/15 | Daniel Greenfield
    Fact Check: Is Obama a State Sponsor of Terrorism? "If this deal goes through the Obama administration becomes the leading financier of terrorism against Americans in the world." July 27, 2015 Daniel Greenfield    Obama made headlines by complaining that Republicans are being mean to him over the Iran deal. “We’ve had a sitting senator call John Kerry ‘Pontius Pilate.’ We’ve had a sitting senator who also happens to be running for president suggest that I’m the leading state sponsor of terrorism,” Obama said, referring to Sens. Tom Cotton of Arkansas and Ted Cruz of Texas, respectively. “These are leaders...
  • If Jeb wins the nomination? Would you welcome 3rd party candidate? [VANITY]

    07/27/2015 6:16:58 PM PDT · by ClaudeSchmidt · 107 replies
    Like many on this thread, there is no way in hell I can make myself vote for Jeb. Hopefully he will fade and my hypothetical question will never be an issue. But here it is. If Jeb wins the nomination [which he still could - hell he has the wall street dems giving him cash right now...], would you welcome a 3rd party candidate or would you vote for jeb or would you stay home?
  • Obama’s Asymmetrical Warfare Against The United States

    07/27/2015 5:07:13 PM PDT · by PoliticallyShort · 14 replies
    Western Free Press ^ | 07/27/2015 | PoliticallyShort
    Last year a retired Border Patrol Officer by the name of Zach Taylor went on camera to explain the driving force behind the unprecedented surge in illegal immigration happening on our southern border. Taylor went on to note that what was happening at our border was not due to a spur of the moment event, or “a humanitarian crisis”, but asymmetrical warfare. The surge we saw at the border was a part of a larger, more chilling event that served one purpose and one purpose only, to show our enemies that our southern border had been compromised and the government...
  • Millionaire Jason Buzi Wants To Create A New Country To House All The World's Refugees

    07/27/2015 4:56:22 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 32 replies
    The Huffington Post United Kingdom ^ | July 27, 2015 | Louise Ridley
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK)A US property tycoon has proposed what he calls a "radical solution" to the world's crisis of refugees who have nowhere to call home: simply create a new country for them to live in. Jason Buzi, a millionaire Israeli businessman living in San Francisco, believes that a new island could be created to house all of the world's millions of refugees. His 'Refugee Nation' project suggests creating a brand new country "which any refugee, from anywhere in the world, can call home" - perhaps by taking over an existing country without many people or building a new island in the...
  • Scientists Confirm 'Impossible' EM Drive Propulsion

    07/27/2015 4:32:51 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 45 replies
    Hacked Magazine ^ | July 27, 2015 | Giulio Prisco
    Later today, July 27, German scientists will present new experimental results on the controversial, "impossible" EM Drive, at the American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics' Propulsion and Energy Forum in Orlando. The presentation is titled "Direct Thrust Measurements of an EmDrive and Evaluation of Possible Side-Effects." Presenter Martin Tajmar is a professor and chair for Space Systems at the Dresden University of Technology, interested in space propulsion systems and breakthrough propulsion physics. A Revolutionary Development for Space Travel The EM Drive (Electro Magnetic Drive) uses electromagnetic microwave cavities to directly convert electrical energy to thrust without the need to expel...
  • Obama: If your business fails, we won’t bail you out (unless you’re a big democrat donor)

    07/27/2015 3:56:37 PM PDT · by Starman417 · 7 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 07-27-15 | DrJohn
      Barack Obama is a liar of biblical proportions. That's not new, but every now and then he spouts something that makes you want to scream "Are you effing kidding me?" And he's done it again. His Weekly Address yesterday was a beauty. He starts by patting himself on the back as usual: Hi, everybody. It’s been seven years since the worst financial crisis in generations spread from Wall Street to Main Street – a crisis that cost millions of Americans their jobs, their homes, their life savings. It was a crisis that cost all of us. It was a reminder that...
  • Trump tells Steve Rattner: 'You should have gone to prison'

    07/27/2015 2:30:02 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 83 replies
    CNN Money ^ | July 27, 2015 | Ahiza Garcia
    Presidential candidate Donald Trump is now taking on one-time Obama "car czar" Steve Rattner.On Monday, Trump fired off a tweet telling Rattner: "I think you should have gone to prison for what you did, I guess Obama saved you." He ended the tweet telling Rattner to watch: "I will win!" It was unclear what activity Trump was referring to that should have landed Rattner in jail. Trump did not respond to CNNMoney's request for comment. In 2010, Rattner did pay $10 million in fines when he settled with the New York state attorney general for his alleged involvement in a...
  • Feds Spend $222,172 Studying How Men Look at Women When They Drink

    07/27/2015 1:57:41 PM PDT · by lbryce · 26 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | July 27, 2015 | Elizabeth Harrington
    National Institutes of Health (NIH) is spending over $200,000 to study how men drinking alcohol look at women. In an effort to limit “male-initiated sexual aggression toward female acquaintances,” researchers at the University of Iowa will analyze the actual eye movements of young men when they are drunk and sober. “While their eye movements are monitored, participants will view 200 unique scenes that depict a woman who varies along sexual interest, provocativeness-of-dress, and attractiveness dimensions in a background context that varies in sexual relevance,” according to a grant for the project. “Participants will judge the woman’s sexual interest after viewing...
  • U.S. Marine and USA Flag (USA Flag Intentionally Upside Down)

    07/27/2015 12:49:25 PM PDT · by Old Badger · 4 replies
    The Shootist ^ | July 27, 2015 | Old Badger
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  • Watch out Kim, your nukes are next! | Satire

    07/27/2015 12:01:38 PM PDT · by DanMiller · 4 replies
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | July 27, 2015 | Dan Miller
    Having been thoroughly schooled by Iran during the P5+1 nuke negotiations on the necessity for flexibility, the Obama Administration is now even better prepared to take on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. Kim learns of U.S. plans As North Korea and more recently Iran proved, sanctions are feeble devices for getting rogue nations to eliminate their nuclear weapons programs. Possibly effective in bringing such nations to the bargaining table, they tend to collapse as the negotiators come to understand the benefits their nations would realize by their elimination (the sanctions, not necessarily their nations). According to a July 26th Washington Post article titled U.S. planning to press...
  • Cop caught on dash cam threatening to ‘blow a hole’ through driver’s head

    07/27/2015 11:42:04 AM PDT · by GoneSalt · 76 replies
    boston.com ^ | 7/27/2015 | Kristin Toussaint and Shannon McMahon
    A Medford police detective has been placed on administrative leave after he was caught on video threatening to “blow a hole through your f---ing head” while pulling over a driver who drove the wrong way at a traffic circle. Medford Police Chief Leo Sacco confirmed to Boston.com that the man in the video was Medford Police Detective Stephen Lebert. “He’s a 30-year member of the department and works in our detective division,” Sacco said. “He’s a very effective police officer but last night’s incident that’s on video, at least that portion of the video that I saw, is troubling to...
  • Democrat Says American Citizenship Is a Human Right [semi-satire]

    07/27/2015 10:44:46 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 2 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 25 July 2015 | John Semmens
    Former Maryland governor and current contender for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination Martin O'Malley vowed to extend the rights of US citizenship to every alien in the country on day one of his administration. “According to our Constitution, all men are created equal,” O'Malley maintained. “It is a crime against humanity for us to treat people unequally based on their place of birth. Humans have the right to live wherever they want. Our government has the obligation to ensure that every human who chooses to live in America receives everything to which he or she is entitled.” As O'Malley sees...
  • Senate Republicans take revenge against Ted Cruz by refusing to back amendments

    07/27/2015 10:06:51 AM PDT · by Marcus · 74 replies
    Houston Politics Examiner ^ | July 28, 2015 | Mark R. Whittington
    Think of it as the Empire strikes back. Two days after Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas took to the floor of the Senate and called Senator Majority Leader Mitch McConnell a liar, Republican senators, apparently on the behest of the Republican leader, refused to second a motion to back a Cruz amendment to the highway bill to make the lifting of sanctions against Iran contingent on that country recognizing Israel’s right to exist and freeing four American hostages. As the Washington Examiner reported on Sunday, the lesson was struck home by Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah when he delivered a soliloquy about...
  • Sarah Palin funds John Boehner Republican opponents

    07/27/2015 10:03:57 AM PDT · by Marcus · 34 replies
    Houston Politics Examiner ^ | July 28, 2015 | Mark R. Whittington
    The Conservatives4Palin blog noted on Sunday that former Alaska governor and presidential candidate Sarah Palin has arranged for SarahPac to provide funding to the reelection campaigns of Republican House members who opposed re-electing John Boehner as House Speaker. As the New York Times reported at the time, Boehner suffered the embarrassment of having 25 members of his caucus vote to deny him a new term as speaker. The Republican majority in the House was large enough to have Boehner reelected by a comfortable margin in any case
  • Boy Scouts Executive Committee Unanimously Allows Openly Gay Scoutmasters

    07/27/2015 8:08:50 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 84 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 7/27/15 | Bill Mcintosh
    The BSA does NOT know what they are getting into My Interview with Reparative Therapist David Pickup By Bill McIntosh, CiR Contributing Writer David Pickup is licensed in California and Texas as a Marriage and Family Therapist whose 2 private practices involve those undergoing authentic Reparative Therapy. After having great success with Reparative Therapy in his own life, Pickup is now an experienced therapist who facilitates treatment for men that works to reduce or dissipate homosexual feelings, helping them experience their heterosexual potential. David Pickup’s website is www.davidpickuplmft.com Coach is Right, Q: David-The Boy Scouts of America Executive Committee unanimously...
  • The Next Constitutional Convention Could Bring an End to the Constitution

    07/27/2015 8:04:37 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 23 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 7/26/15 | Ed Wood
    Just a little more about the call for a “Constitutional Convention,” or a “Convention of States,” as it is now being called. They just gave it a new name to make you think it is an exercise by the various states. It isn’t. And here is why. The authorization for calling a “convention,” or “meeting” for the purpose of changing the Constitution of the United States is found in Article V. It is very short. Only one paragraph. In fact, it is only one sentence! Here it is, in its entirety. Article V The Congress, whenever two thirds of both...
  • Trump pro-amnesty? Walker stands firm against pro-amnesty ambush. Lots of changed ratings.

    07/27/2015 5:58:29 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 15 replies
    Numbers USA ^ | July 26, 2015 | Roy Beck
    Trump pro-amnesty? Walker stands firm against pro-amnesty ambush. Lots of changed Presidential immigration ratings. Donald Trump, Scott Walker and Rick Santorum revealed important things about themselves in high-pressure moments this past week, surrounded by the cameras and tape recorders of national media. Trump on national TV and on the Arizona border stumbled and let himself get boxed into saying he would offer amnesty to the illegal aliens who aren't the "bad ones." He seemed to be defensive and trying to prove that he isn't hostile to immigrants by also indicating he would like to see legal immigration increased. But Walker...
  • Donald Trump and the Fed-Up Crowd (VDH)

    07/27/2015 5:28:41 AM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 24 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 7-26-2015 | Victor Davis Hanson
    (snip) To explain the inexplicable rise of Donald Trump is to calibrate the anger of a fed-up crowd that is enjoying the comeuppance of an elite that never pays for the ramifications of its own ideology. The elite media, whose trademark is fad and cant, writes off the fed-up crowd as naďve and susceptible to demagoguery as the contradictory and hypocritical Trump manipulates their anger. In fact, they probably got it backwards. Trump is a transitory vehicle of the fed-up crowd, a current expression of their distaste for both Democratic and Republican politics, but not an end in and of...
  • Greenfield: Ta-Nehisi Coates: America’s Next Top Victim

    07/27/2015 2:36:03 AM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 18 replies
    FrontPage ^ | July 27, 2015 | Daniel Greenfield
    Ta-Nehisi Coates: America’s Next Top Victim You owe us for slavery. Now enslave us all over again. July 27, 2015 Daniel Greenfield    ​Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. Recently, Charles Blow, a New York Times commentator, tried to promote his memoir, “Fire Shut Up in My Bones”, by racializing his son’s detention at Yale. "I have no patience for people trying to convince me that the fear these young black men feel isn’t real," Blow ranted. The publicity stunt fell apart when it was...
  • The Story of Moira Greyland

    07/26/2015 5:30:12 AM PDT · by Taliesan · 11 replies
    Blog: asktheBigot ^ | July 23, 2015 | Moira Greyland
    I was born into a family of famous gay pagan authors in the late Sixties. My mother was Marion Zimmer Bradley, and my father was Walter Breen. Between them, they wrote over 100 books: my mother wrote science fiction and fantasy (Mists of Avalon), and my father wrote books on numismatics: he was a coin expert. What they did to me is a matter of unfortunate public record: suffice to say that both parents wanted me to be gay and were horrifed at my being female. My mother molested me from ages 3-12. The first time I remember my father...
  • Bowe Bergdahl detained after Mendocino County marijuana raid

    07/26/2015 11:41:40 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    The Weather Space ^ | July 26, 2015 | Chelsea West
    He was charged March 25 with one count of desertion with intent to shirk important or hazardous duty, and one count of misbehavior before the enemy by endangering the safety of a command, unit or place. The Sheriff said "Bergdahl was "above politeness" as several people from the home where Bergdahl was visiting were taken into custody". Bowe Bergdahl, the Army soldier-turned-prisoner who was released by the Taliban after President Barack Obama released five terrorists from the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, was unexpectedly spotted at a California marijuana farm this week. Bergdahl, who is awaiting military court martial,...
  • Barbarians at the Gate WI: Owner Defends Store and Self with AR 15 clone (Video)

    07/26/2015 4:11:59 PM PDT · by marktwain · 35 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 26 July, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    On July 3rd, 2015, Ronnie Murrar grabbed a sport utility rifle when it counted.  It was a good choice.   Three robbers smashed through a concrete barrier and into the gates of his store with a stolen mini-van.  Ronnie accessed an AR 15 pattern rifle and fired at the invaders as they attempted to squeeze through the damaged gates.  At seconds 54-57, he fires about 7 shots. Link to video   Deishun L. Byrd-McWay has been charged in the incident.  He showed up at the hospital with three gunshot wounds.  Three hits in three seconds out of seven shots at...
  • Bill & Hillary Are Gonna Git That Middle Class Chomping At the Bit For Some Hefty Profit Sharing

    07/26/2015 1:34:00 PM PDT · by lbryce · 2 replies
    Google Plus ^ | July 25, 2015 | Raul Montoya
  • House Passes Bill that Withholds Federal Aid from Sanctuary Cities [semi-satire]

    07/26/2015 10:54:58 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 3 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 25 July 2015 | John Semmens
    In a long overdue reaction to the mounting tally of victims of crimes committed by illegal aliens, the US House of Representatives enacted the "Enforce the Law for Sanctuary Cities Act." The bill would block federal law-enforcement grants to cities that refuse to enforce federal immigration laws. The vote for the bill was highly partisan with Republicans heavily in favor and Democrats heavily opposed. Mocking the bill as "the Donald Trump Act," Rep. Xavier Becerra (D-Calif), the chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, called the legislation "illogical. Sanctuary cities bear a disproportionate burden of the crimes committed by undocumented inhabitants....
  • Trump wins support of Americans who know border isn’t secure from criminal illegals

    07/26/2015 8:40:46 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 4 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 7/26/15 | Suzanne Eovaldi
    The Border is safe, secure, one of the safest cities in Texas with a low crime rate says Xochitl Mora, the erudite spokeswoman for Laredo Mayor Pete Saenz. She cites the extremely valuable symbiotic relationship which the city of 250,000 has with its neighbors in Mexico and all across Texas and the southwest. “The U.S. relies on the $280 Billion trade, 60% of which goes through Laredo,” she said as she stressed this huge amount would not be possible if Laredo were not secure. She explained that Mayor Saenz will greet Donald Trump when he lands in Laredo, “just as...
  • Two Thirds of Texas Murders by Illegal Aliens?

    07/26/2015 6:50:43 AM PDT · by marktwain · 34 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 25 July, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    From  pjmedia.com: PJ Media obtained a never-before-released copy of a Texas DPS report on human smuggling containing the numbers of crimes committed by aliens in Texas.   According to the analysis conducted by the Texas Department of Public Safety, foreign aliens committed 611,234 unique crimes in Texas from 2008 to 2014, including thousands of homicides and sexual assaults. The precise number of homicides (presumably murders and non-negligent manslaughters) is listed as 2,993.  From the FBI UCR, Table 20, the murders and non-negligent manslaughters listed for Texas in those years are the following: 2008 1372, 2009  1325 2010  1246 2011 1089...
  • THE WAR ON TRUMP

    07/26/2015 5:15:39 AM PDT · by iontheball · 16 replies
    WND ^ | July 24, 2015 | Joseph Farah
    Why are Democrats giving advice to the Republicans about how dangerous Donald Trump is to the GOP plans for capturing the White House? Does that make sense? If you were a Democrat, and you really believed Donald Trump posed a toxic threat to Republican efforts to regain the presidency, why would you warn the GOP about their folly? Something doesn’t make sense here.
  • Reaganite's SUNDAY FUNNIES

    07/26/2015 4:38:34 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 5 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 26 July 2015 | Reaganite Republican
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  • Liberal talker Thom Hartmann wonders: Should 'Union' forces reoccupy the South?

    07/25/2015 8:32:38 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 110 replies
    The Examiner ^ | July 12, 2015 | Joe Newby, Spokane Conservative
    Liberal talker Thom Hartmann wonders if "Union" forces should re-occupy the old Confederacy.It seems that for some on the left, the Civil War never really ended. Citing a Politico story slamming southern states, liberal talk show host Thom Hartmann wondered if the United States should "reoccupy the South with Union forces" to restart Reconstruction, Newsbusters reported Saturday. "Now listen to this in the context of my question -- should we, a) reoccupy the South with Union forces and restart Reconstruction which came to a screeching halt in 187- whatever it was, '74 I think, the election of Rutherford B. Hayes,"...
  • The country's up to here in BS, and many are not taking it any more.

    07/25/2015 5:39:37 PM PDT · by moneyrunner · 40 replies
    The Virginian ^ | 7/25/2015 | Moneyrunner
    The Federalist's Robert Tracinski examines the question: Why are we suddenly having a full-blown culture war right now? The answer is that the vital political issues are no longer under the control of the American people. He says that the President and Congress stymie each other. This implies that just about everything that’s actually going to happen in national-level politics is going to be happening by executive Fiat. ...[and]What doesn’t get done by executive fiat will be done by the courts, as in the Supreme Court’s recent rulings on ObamaCare and gay marriage.Foreign policy decisions are made by one man:...
  • Administration Says Failure to Accept Iran Deal Means War [semi-satire]

    07/25/2015 1:55:17 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 1 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 25 July 2015 | John Semmens
    The Obama Administration denounced Congressional opposition to its Iranian deal, saying that failure to accept the pact would lead to war. "Secretary of State John Kerry has assured the President that agreeing to this deal is the only alternative if we want to deter Iran from attacking America," said Presidential Press Secretary Josh Earnest. "Republicans agitating against this treaty weren't in on the negotiations. They don't know what we know." Critics of the deal have cited what they have characterized as serious flaws, including Iran's refusal to allow on-site inspections of its nuclear facilities, a requirement that the US help...
  • Congress can't see the P5+1 side deals available to Iran's Parliament

    07/25/2015 1:51:35 PM PDT · by DanMiller · 5 replies
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | July 25, 2015 | Dan Miller
    Iran scam Part IIIKerry says that although he has neither read nor even seen the"classified" side deals between Iran and the IAEI about the "possible military dimensions" of Iran's nuclear program, he has been fully briefed, knows "exactly" what they say and will brief Congress in closed session.Parts I and II of this series deal with the bases for and absurdities of the January 14th U.S. approval of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. From a national security perspective, the published "deal" was absurd even without recently discovered but secret and "classified" side deals about the military dimensions of Iran's nuclear program. With them, the "deal" has gone...
  • AL: Gun Free Zone Signs go Down; Governor Bently Fulfills 2010 Promise

    07/25/2015 1:04:38 PM PDT · by marktwain · 49 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 26 July, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    A year and a half ago, I wrote about the illegal "No Weapons" signs at rest stops in Alabama.  The Alabama Department of Transportation doubled down and declared the signs legal ... because.  Yesterday afternoon, Friday, the 24th of July, 2015, Governor Bentley stepped up to the plate and ordered the signs taken down.  From yellowhammernews.com reporting the Governor's tweet: Gov. Robert Bentley ‏@GovernorBentley I have ordered the AL Department of Transportation to remove signs banning weapons at all Alabama rest stops to comply with state law. Good for the Governor. He knows how to count. He is also...
  • Launch of Legacy National Security Advisory Group Launch – MG Vallely

    07/25/2015 11:15:23 AM PDT · by Randall_S · 1 replies
    The American Report ^ | July 25, 2015 | Editors
    Original at Stand Up America. Editor’s Note: Obama and his minions have tried their best, and largely succeeded, to purge the U.S. military of patriotic officers who love this country. As a result, under Obama, America’s best interests are always put last. This group of retired and decorated officers and experts, led by MG Paul E. Vallely, offers all Presidential candidates advice on forging a national strategy that is in the best interests of America! * * * Last week, MG Vallely, along with several staff members of Stand Up America US visited Washington, D.C. to attend several events and...
  • Left Rallies to Defense of Planned Parenthood [semi-satire]

    07/25/2015 10:58:31 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 7 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 25 July 2015 | John Semmens
    Video evidence that Planned Parenthood traffics in organs taken from the babies it kills has sparked a wave of revulsion across the country. This gory profiteering clashes with the organization's attempts to portray itself as a champion of women's health. While Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) and ten other Republican senators have requested that the DOJ investigate Planned Parenthood's body snatching business, leading Democrats want an investigation of the organization that released the videos to the media. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif) called the videos "a reprehensible invasion of privacy" and demanded that the Center for Medical Progress (the organization...
  • America Learns of a Pampered and Protected John McCain

    07/25/2015 10:15:17 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 24 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 7/25/15 | Suzanne Eovaldi
    Did Richard Nixon pardon John “Songbird” McCain of charges as serious as treason and did our defunct mainstream media hide this horrific side of a man who would have been our president in 2008, save only for a Black being on the ticket? What is the truth here? “Colonel Ted Guy was preparing criminal charges against John McCain when Nixon took Admiral McCain’s little boy under his wing. Where are McCain’s 32 propaganda tapes that were made during Vietnam and broadcast over the radio to US troops?” asks Gordon Duff, a disabled, Marine combat veteran of Vietnam writing about the...
  • Team Mosby Gnashes Teeth, Stomp Feet, Threaten To Seek Sanctions Against Defense Team…

    07/25/2015 9:55:16 AM PDT · by smoothsailing · 39 replies
    Conservative Tree House ^ | 7-25-2015 | sundance
    July 25, 2015Team Mosby Gnashes Teeth, Stomp Feet, Threaten To Seek Sanctions Against Defense Team… sundance Baltimore State Attorney Marilyn Mosby has previously, and hypocritically, stated she doesn’t want to argue the merits of her case in the court of public opinion. Of course she customarily does this in interviews with media who report to the venue of public opinion.Keeping with this tradition, her office now tells the media about a ridiculous legal filing they are considering, claiming the defense team is calling them names, or something…BALTIMORE – Prosecutors plan to seek sanctions against the defense attorneys for six Baltimore...
  • Obama Administration Hides portion of Iran Deal from Congress and American people

    07/25/2015 7:43:57 AM PDT · by darkwing104 · 8 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | July 25, 2015 | Jim Emerson, staff writer
    Obama’s legacy will be his lack of transparency, as he is hiding key aspects of the Iranian Nuclear deal from Congress and the American people. Even though Obama has been trying to sell this deal to the American people on The Daily Show and in fund raisers nobody is buying it. Like another infamous Obama boondoggle, Congress will have to pass this monstrosity if the American people want to see what is in it. In a statement released by Representative Mike Pompeo (R), Kan): “The Obama administration has failed to make public separate side deals that have been struck for...
  • NOSC Commander and Marine used sidearms to engage Chattanooga Jihadi

    07/25/2015 5:48:35 AM PDT · by marktwain · 13 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 23 July, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    The Navy Times reports that the installation commander and a Marine engaged the Chattanooga Jihadi with sidearms during the attack.  From the navytimes.com: A report distributed among senior Navy leaders during the shooting's aftermath said Lt. Cmdr. Timothy White, the support center's commanding officer, used his personal firearm to engage Abdulazeez, Navy Times confirmed with four separate sources. A Navy official also confirmed a Washington Post report indicating one of the slain Marines may have been carrying a 9mm Glock and possibly returned fire on the gunman. From the comments, Mark Keith states that : gunnery sergeant sullivan eel...
  • President Obama's Sanctuary For Killers?

    07/24/2015 5:24:25 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 13 replies
    Investors.com ^ | July 24, 2015 | IBD Editorial
    Border Policy: President Obama vowed to veto a House bill to pull cash from cities that flout federal immigration laws. He's given a lot of odd excuses, but in the end he's siding with criminal illegals who now plague the U.S. There was the wrenching testimony of Jim Steinle, who just this month was walking down a San Francisco tourist pier with his daughter Kate in broad daylight as she was gunned down at his side by a five-times-deported illegal alien. The gunman, Francisco Lopez-Sanchez, told investigators that he lived in the city because its sanctuary city policies shielded him...
  • Returning To The Moon Is Ten Times Cheaper Than Thought, And It Could Lead To Mars

    07/24/2015 5:25:44 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 58 replies
    IFL Science! ^ | July 22, 2015 | Jonathan O'Callaghan
    Traveling to the Moon just got a whole lot cheaper. A NASA-funded study (PDF) has found that the cost of lunar missions could be reduced by a factor of 10 using a number of techniques – and it could also have implications for getting humans to Mars. The extensive NexGen Space study by the National Space Society (NSS) and the Space Frontier Foundation (SFF) said that partnerships with private companies could return humans to the Moon for $10 billion (Ł6.4 billion), rather than the previosuly estimated $100 billion (Ł64 billion) that had turned off potential suitors. Utilizing fuel sourced from...