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  • China near collapse?

    08/31/2014 8:05:08 PM PDT · by marktwain · 74 replies
    Propublica.org comment ^ | 27 August, 2014 | BiberWallgoal
    I am a Chinese working as a China analyst at a think tank. It is becoming more and more apparent to many people, that the ruling Chinese Communist Party (CCP) knows it is on its last straw of survival. The party is facing severe and endlessly increasing systematic stress on all fronts: 1. Increasing external oppositions from all other countries in the world including all of China's neighbours. They are forming more and more alliances and becoming more outspoken with rising strengths against China, in addition to increasing anti-China sentiment from people in all other countries. Many countries including Canada...
  • Greenfield: The Imaginary Non-Interventionist

    08/31/2014 1:32:02 PM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 8 replies
    Sultan Knish blog ^ | Sunday, August 31, 2014 | Daniel Greenfield
    Sunday, August 31, 2014 The Imaginary Non-Interventionist Posted by Daniel Greenfield @ the Sultan Knish blog Ever since Hillary broke with Barack over the virtues of doing stupid stuff, the editorial columnists have been pretending that she has some new and exciting foreign policy. She doesn't. The left has been denouncing her as an interventionist, the second coming of George W. Bush. They just can't explain how Hillary is any more of an interventionist than her old boss who bombed Libya, is bombing Iraq and wanted to bomb Syria. Other places he's bombing include Yemen and Pakistan. And all that...
  • This is Like Heaven, But Not Good Enough for Progressives

    08/31/2014 6:58:34 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 12 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/31/14 | Dr. Ileana Johnson Paugh
    Progressives: Spoiled brats who have no point of reference or baseline to compare to and appreciate their windfall of prosperity My 1977 English teacher who said I would never amount to anything because my English was not British enough, taught me how to type on an old Remington typewriter with each letter attached to a striking metal arm. These armed letters often tangled if I typed too fast. When the school was allowed a few IBM SELECTRIC typewriters, I felt like we had arrived. I could type really fast, 85 words per minute. One of the big shots in the...
  • It’s A Wonderful Country

    08/31/2014 6:53:04 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 1 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/31/14 | Lance Thompson
    United States: Indispensable member of the free nations of the globe In the 1946 Fred Capra film It’s a Wonderful Life, Jimmy Stewart plays the part of George Bailey whose life challenges–legal, financial, personal–seem so overwhelming that he believes it would be better if he’d never been born. An angel named Clarence shows him what a world without George would look like. George realizes that he has affected the world in countless positive ways, and a world without him would be dark, hopeless and cruel. I wonder if the world is currently having an It’s a Wonderful Life experience. There...
  • TX:Border Patrol Fires at Armed Citizen

    08/31/2014 6:34:47 AM PDT · by marktwain · 18 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 30 August, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    The Border Patrol has had strict policies about the firing of weapons for decades.    In the most famous recent case, Border patrol agent Brian Terry was killed in a firefight in which the Patrolman used less lethal "bean bag" rounds.    Border Patrol agents I have talked to have always said that the mere presence of a weapon is not enough to justify shooting at someone.   This makes sense, because most people in the United States can legally possess weapons, and because the law is clear on what is required to justify the use of deadly force.   The mere...
  • Standard Oil and its Hirelings of the Press

    08/30/2014 6:54:45 AM PDT · by ProgressingAmerica · 11 replies
    Standard Oil and its Hirelings of the PressWERE it not for the newspaper press and periodicals of the Hearst's Magazine sort, interests like Mr. Archbold and Standard Oil long ago would have stolen everything to the public back fence. As matters stand, their villain pillage has hardly stopped short of it. Also, it wasn't the law, but the printing press which halted them. The press is the policeman of popular right. President Wilson, observing - and also fearing - the pernicious Criminal Privilege activities of certain subsidized newspapers, in the war over tariff schedules now being fought out in the...
  • Greenfield: Friday Afternoon Roundup - What an Islamophobe Looks Like

    08/29/2014 6:10:03 PM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 9 replies
    Sultan Knish blog ^ | Friday, August 29, 2014 | Daniel Greenfield
    Friday, August 29, 2014 Friday Afternoon Roundup - What an Islamophobe Looks Like Posted by Daniel Greenfield @ the Sultan Knish blog If you fear being killed by a Muslim terrorist, you may have come down with Islamophobia. THE VERDICT IS IN In August 2012, James Foley retweeted a link to a CNN story asking “Right-wing extremist terrorism as deadly a threat as al Qaeda?” The article concluded that indeed it was. Three months later, Foley had been kidnapped. Two years later, on another August, a former branch of Al Qaeda chopped off his head. A Beheading Ends All Illusions...
  • The tip of the spear gets the shaft. So do all but Islamists.

    08/29/2014 12:51:19 PM PDT · by DanMiller · 2 replies
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | August 29, 2014 | Dan Miller
    Israel is the tip of the spear pointed at those whose "holy" goal is the eradication not only of Israel but of freedom, "non-believers" and apostates everywhere.Israel has been stalled in her quest to remain a free and democratic nation -- she is the only one -- in the otherwise Islamist Middle East. Hamas and associated Islamic jihadists in Gaza have hindered her only slightly. She could overcome them in relatively short order were it not for unwanted, hypocritical and harmful interference from fantasy-based ideologues such as President Obama and other members of "the international community." The worst hindrances have been due to those in the...
  • 10 essential quotes from a classic 1689 title made for (but forgotten in) the age of Obama

    08/29/2014 12:49:47 PM PDT · by fredericbastiat1 · 3 replies
    TheBlaze Books ^ | 2014-08-29 | Benjamin Weingarten
    Today is the birthday of a man who left an indelible imprint on American history and the history of the free world more broadly. The Englishman John Locke was born on August 29, 1632. Locke was one of the most heralded Enlightenment thinkers — preeminent among classical liberals — developing theories on natural rights, property, government, not to mention law and philosophy more broadly that would influence the Declaration of Independence, U.S. Constitution and Western civilization itself. His intellectual achievements were so great that Thomas Jefferson identified Locke as one of “the three greatest men who ever lived, without any...
  • THE DEMOCRAT PARTY, TODAY’S KKK, HAS ACHIEVED THEIR POLITICAL GRANDFATHERS’ FONDEST DREAM

    08/29/2014 7:59:16 AM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 15 replies
    coachisright.com ^ | August 29, 2014 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Immediately after the Civil War caused the collapse of the plantation system southern Democrats, who had been slave masters, formed the Klu Klux Klan to force their former Black slaves back onto their plantations. By the end of the first one hundred years of their efforts the KKK was well on its way to success. Democrats were fully in charge of the federal government and could do whatever they wished with their new “slaves.” Today, the Democrats’ efforts to push Blacks back onto their plantations has reached its maximum level of success and what makes the arrangement even better for...
  • Palestine—Unearthing Past Remains Key To Resolving Future

    08/29/2014 7:59:06 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 12 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/29/14 | David Singer
    The PLO (founded in 1964) and Hamas (founded in 1987) both seek to unravel the decisions made at San Remo in 1920 The cease fire agreement ending hostilities in the Fifty Day War between Israel and Hamas marks yet another milestone attesting to the failure of Jews and Arabs to peacefully resolve their claims to sovereignty and self-determination in the territory once called “Palestine”. Amazingly - the continuing inability of the parties - and the international community—to reach consensus on identifying when this long running conflict actually commenced—ensures it will continue to remain unresolved. Emeritus Professor Richard Falk—formerly United Nations...
  • Putin Storms Ukraine

    08/29/2014 7:53:22 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 6 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/29/14 | Arnold Ahlert
    Vladimir Putin's expansionist urges Yesterday, Ukrainian President Petro O. Poroshenko declared that Russia had invaded his nation. Col. Andriy Lysenko, spokesman for the Ukrainian military, confirmed that two armored columns of Russian forces, replete with tanks and armored fighting vehicles, captured the town of Novoazovsk on the Sea of Azov near the Russian border. Ukrainian troops were forced to retreat in the face of superior fighting power that included Grad missiles launched from Russian territory. “Our border servicemen and guardsmen retreated as they did not have heavy equipment,” Lysenko said in a statement. NATO released a series of satellite images...
  • Putin/Cronies Operate Aggressive, Criminal State-w/in-a-State Void of Philosophy, Principle or Shame

    08/29/2014 6:31:08 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 8 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 29 August 2014 | Reaganite Republican
    With the Russian invasion of Eastern Ukraine -just like Sarah Palin (and I) warned you about over five years ago- Vladimir Putin and his tight, sinister inner circle have betrayed themselves for what they really are- a (rogue) state within a state. More specifically, the Putin regime is a criminal organization that enjoys the protection of the state in which it resides...  Obsessively consumed by self interests and corrupt by nature, they can't stop what they have started... these are men who lie even when the truth would do them far better service. Alas, one major defeat, step-down, or admission of error...
  • Putin the Humanitarian Despot

    08/28/2014 7:16:01 PM PDT · by dignitasnews · 2 replies
    Dignitas News Service ^ | August 28, 2014 | Paul M Winters
    Better than other world leaders, Russia's Vladimir Putin has mastered the language of meaningless intention. In a world where nearly every companies mission statement includes calls to "make the world a better place" and meaningless advocacy groups spend the bulk of their contributions on "spreading awareness," modern civilization has increasingly shown itself willing to disregard results and reward those who display "good intention," without concern for what roads this leads to. For his part, Putin has successfully gambled on western gullibility by endlessly uttering the term "humanitarian" to any number of his despotic maneuvers. While the world watches in disbelief...
  • Commentary: Finding the Silver Lining in Ferguson among African Americans and Indians in America

    Amidst all the hell breaking loose in Ferguson, here is one more old scab to pick at – immigrant-black tensions in small towns and inner cities. It is a troubling image. The hazy security camera screen captures from the convenience store reinforced those fears. The store clerk was slightly built. Michael Brown, the customer holding him by the collar was a much larger man. Though the storeowner, Andy Patel, later told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch no shoplifting or robbery had occurred in his store, the screen-grab encapsulated a story of suspicion, tension, and conflict. Soon thereafter Michael Brown was gunned...
  • FL: 89-Year-Old Wins Gunfight with Career Criminal

    08/28/2014 2:18:30 PM PDT · by marktwain · 35 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 28 August, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    A decorated WWII veteran, who never fired a shot while overseas, won a battle with a robber half his age on Saturday.   The hand to hand combat lasted until Arthur M. Lewis and the robber were both exhausted.   Lewis had shot the robber six times, four times in the chest, once in the arm and once in the wrist and leg.  Lewis himself was wounded with a graze to his left arm. Lewis' girlfriend says that people think of him as frail, but he is anything but frail. The alleged robber, Lennard Patrick Jervis, has been arrested...
  • Greenfield: Ferguson's Media Problem

    08/28/2014 7:28:00 AM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 12 replies
    Sultan Knish blog ^ | Wednesday, August 27, 2014 | Daniel Greenfield
    Wednesday, August 27, 2014 Ferguson's Media Problem Posted by Daniel Greenfield @ the Sultan Knish blog If there’s a problem in America or anywhere in the world, inflicting the media on it can only make it worse. By some accounts there are more reporters in Ferguson than there are protesters. That may be why the protesters ran for cover behind the media after throwing bottles of urine at the police. There are so many reporters in Ferguson that the rioters and looters can use them as human shields. You just wouldn’t know it because they don’t take pictures of each...
  • Cry for Argentina

    08/27/2014 10:09:22 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 4 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/27/14 | Douglas V. Gibbs
    Liberal left socialist utopianism has destroyed Argentina's economy, and the country is now joining the ranks of leftist economies gasping for air, and slowly A year ago conservatives in Argentina claimed the South American country was headed in the same direction as Venezuela. Economic freedom was under assault because of the institution of a failed Bolivarian economic monster - Hugo Chavez’s “twenty-first century socialism” was destroying yet another South American victim. As with any nation that embraces socialism and abandons the free market, poverty increases, and things like toilet paper become a luxury. Liberal left progressive big government madness filled...
  • Jew-hatred coming to Lincoln Center

    08/27/2014 5:33:09 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 12 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 8-27-2014 | Carol Brown
    The Metropolitan Opera, despite vigorous opposition from many parts of the Jewish Community, is forging ahead with its plans to present the opera, “The Death of Klinghoffer,” during its Fall 2014 season. After a campaign of letter writing, demonstrations, and articles in the Jewish press, the Met has refused to remove the opera from its schedule, offering only to “compromise” by cancelling its worldwide HD simulcast programs, but not the production at the Metropolitan Opera House itself. This opera presents the takeover of the cruise ship Achille Lauro in 1985 by Palestinian terrorists, and their murder of 69 year old,...
  • Mindset of Michael Brown “[meant] everything” in confrontation with Officer Wilson

    08/26/2014 9:25:47 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 26 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 8/26/14 | Doug Book
    Last week, former St. Louis Police Chief Ed Delmore addressed an Open Letter to Captain Ron Johnson, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon’s choice to “direct all law enforcement operations” in Ferguson after the shooting death of Michael Brown. Chief Delmore revealed that he is not a fan of what another officer described as Capt. Johnson’s “hug a looter” attempts to bring criminals under control by directing St. Louis County Police to “remain uninvolved” on the night “the rioting and looting began again.” The essence of Delmore’s criticism, however, is directed at Capt. Johnson’s claim that “there was no reason to release”...
  • Humor of Latest Bulgarian Fad -Vandalism of Soviet-Era Monuments- Lost on Kremlin

    08/26/2014 9:04:46 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 8 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 26 August 2014 | Reaganite Republican
    The Russians -well known for their great sense of humor (especially when you're making fun of them)- have loudly complained to the Bulgarian government for not-the-first-time re. the ongoing vandalism offensive against (offensive) USSR-era monuments glorifying the Soviet Red Army, the Bulgarian Red Army, and/or socialism in general that still dot the bleak post- communist landscape of the EU's poorest country. One gets the feeling they might have done a bit better by now economically if not for the damage wrought by 40 years of communist stagnation- they seem to think that too, as evidenced by the Bulgarians' disgust...
  • Greenfield: Where the Black Flags Fly

    08/26/2014 8:53:00 AM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 11 replies
    Sultan Knish blog ^ | Monday, August 25, 2014 | Daniel Greenfield
    Monday, August 25, 2014 Where the Black Flags Fly Posted by Daniel Greenfield @ the Sultan Knish blog Media conveys immediacy, but it doesn't convey culture. Its famous flattening effect makes shoppers at a Staples in D.C. or a Whole Foods in Berkeley feel like they're right among the toppled buildings of Aleppo or Gaza, without actually giving them any insight into the motivations of the players. They're watching foreign movies in a language that they don't understand and attributing their own motivations to the main characters. They assume that the differences are incidental, but if the differences really were...
  • Understanding Islamic Extremists: Convert or Die

    08/26/2014 8:52:25 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 8 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/26/14 | Dick Field
    Understanding Islamic Extremists, Convert or DieJust who are these terrible religious fanatics? They are known as ISIS (the Islamic State of Syria) or ISIL (the Islamic State of Levant) and their objective is to establish a world-wide Caliphate (Kingdom of Islam) and subjugate or destroy all other states. Recently, their leader Amirul-Mu’minin Abu Bakr al-Qurashi al-Baghdadi issued a message to the Mujahideen (warriors for Islam) and the Muslim Ummah (people of Islam) in the month of Ramadan that is a call for all true believers to emigrate to all non-Muslim countries of the world, especially western democracies and when the...
  • Where the Black Flags Fly

    08/26/2014 8:47:13 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/26/14 | Daniel Greenfield
    There is no civilization where the black flags fly. ISIS is how Islam has been settling questions of theology since the 7th centuryMedia conveys immediacy, but it doesn’t convey culture. Its famous flattening effect makes shoppers at a Staples in D.C. or a Whole Foods in Berkeley feel like they’re right among the toppled buildings of Aleppo or Gaza, without actually giving them any insight into the motivations of the players. They’re watching foreign movies in a language that they don’t understand and attributing their own motivations to the main characters. They assume that the differences are incidental, but if...
  • Are Redskins Ashamed of Their Complexion?

    08/25/2014 11:05:02 PM PDT · by kathsua · 9 replies
    Lawrence Journal World ^ | August 24, 2014 | Reasonmclucus
    I'm attempting to understand why some of the descendants of the people Christopher Columbus called "Indians" say they are ashamed to be called "redskins". The only explanation I can think of is they are ashamed that they are not white or perhaps they are simply ashamed of their heritage. In the 1950's many black Americans were ashamed of their color. They tried to bleach their skin and straighten their hair to look more like white people. In the early sixties someone discovered a statement abolitionist John Sweat Rock had made a century earlier. Rock said, "black is beautiful". Many black...
  • CA:Federal Court Finds 10 Day Waiting Period Violates Second Amendment (mostly)

    08/25/2014 1:57:32 PM PDT · by marktwain · 10 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 26 August, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    In JEFF SILVESTER v. KAMALA HARRIS, the United States District Court for the eastern District of California found that the 10 day waiting period to receive a firearm after a background check, was a violation of the second amendment for people who already owned a firearm (and could be shown to do so in the California database), who had a valid CCW license in California, or who owned a firearm and had a Certificate of Exemption (COE).  This is a significant win for restoration of second amendment rights in California.   The court gave the government of California 180 days...
  • Ferguson vs. Boston

    08/25/2014 10:57:38 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies
    Concrete Classroom ^ | August 18, 2014 | Michael Kaechele
    The tragic event of the killing of MIchael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri have led to protests and rioting against police brutality. It brings to the surface (again) the institutional racism that has always been in our country. I think white privilege causes some to look at Ferguson as an excuse for criminal activity rather than a political protest. William Chamberlain tweeted a comment about the looting comparing it to the Boston Tea Party. I made this image.I think this leads to many questions: •What are the similarities between the events? •What are the differences? •What are the issues that each...
  • The Cyclorama, Battle of Atlanta and Gone with the Wind

    08/25/2014 9:38:18 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 22 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/25/14 | Calvin E. Johnson Jr.
    Remembering the War Between the States Sesquicentennial This summer marks the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Atlanta. Please share with parents, teachers, students, historians and all who cherish the Heritage of America’s past that includes those days when women kept the home fires burning while the men of Yankee Blue and Confederate Gray met with cold-hard steel on a battlefield of honor. Fifty years have passed since the War Between the States Centennial. Today, the South joins the nation in celebrating our Sesquicentennial-150th Anniversary of the war of “1861-1865” that some call the 2nd American Revolution.
  • Seldom-Seen Historical Pics

    08/25/2014 4:27:33 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 54 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 25 August 2014 | Reaganite Republican
    Hollywood's famed Sunset Strip, Fall of '56  (photo PLAT)  Full gallery/video at Reaganite Republican...
  • Scotland will be the wealthiest country ever to have gained its independence

    08/25/2014 12:30:44 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 35 replies
    yesscotland.net ^ | August 21, 2014 | Angus Millar
    It’s a bold claim – but one that is absolutely correct. Scotland is, according to the Financial Times, one of the top twenty wealthiest countries in the world. Over the past five years, Scotland has been better off than the UK as a whole to the tune of £1,600 per person. And we’ve generated more tax per head than the rest of the UK in each of the last 33 years. In fact, we are richer per head than the UK, France and even Japan. It is hard to imagine that any other nation has been as well-placed as wealthy...
  • ISIS is ISLAM & I Am The Infidel!

    08/24/2014 9:02:14 PM PDT · by xuberalles · 18 replies
    Self | 8/24/14 | Me
    Love thy enemy? Absolutely; until that is, your enemy wants to kill you, your family, Christians, every single last Jew, and your dog. The problem with Islam doesn’t emanate from a faint, radical faction that unfaily gives the religion of Muhammad a bad name. This supposed fringe element constitutes – among many ethnicities, atrocities and ruling parties – the likes of the Taliban, al Qaeda, the Muslim Brotherhood, Hamas, Hezbollah and ISIS; just to name an infamous few. Yes, that’s a whole lot of non-peaceful pie for a rational human being to digest as anything other than systemic. While the...
  • President Obama, not the Islamic State, is a junior varsity player or worse

    08/24/2014 10:56:44 AM PDT · by DanMiller · 11 replies
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | August 24, 2014 | Dan Miller
    Has President Obama finally awakened to reality, or does He remain lost in a dense fog? [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BbWEyRS6hL4] Video link[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PtlorhGuNLA] Video linkAccording to Secretary Hagel, we must be concerned not only about what we know is out there, but also about "what could be out there and what could be coming. . . . We must prepare for everything." [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aYdwJSxeqY4] Video linkShouldn't we be more attentive to the likelihood of Islamic invasions across our southern border? It may happen and could already be happening. However, the Obama Administration seems unwilling even to consider the possibility, perhaps because President Obama views them as merely adherents to the religion...
  • Greenfield: There Are No Self-Hating Jews

    08/24/2014 7:46:59 AM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 39 replies
    Sultan Knish blog ^ | Sunday, August 24, 2014 | Daniel Greenfield
    Sunday, August 24, 2014 There Are No Self-Hating Jews Posted by Daniel Greenfield @ the Sultan Knish blog Let's say that Chester A. Maxwell decides that he hates America. He takes a flight from Massachusetts to Paris, renounces his citizenship and spends the rest of his life stomping up and down the beaches of France and screaming imprecations at Americans. Our friend Chester is not a self-hating American because he is no longer an American. He may have an American accent, like the same foods, books and movies that give him a common reference point with many of his old...
  • Day of the Siege, the movie - Islam at the Gates of Vienna, 9/11/1683

    In the summer of 1683, 300,000 warriors of the Ottoman Empire began the siege of Vienna. The fall of the city would have opened the way to conquer Europe. On September 11. was the main battle between the Polish cavalry and the Turks.
  • What was the original definition of objective journalism? Where did it originate from?

    08/23/2014 10:26:56 AM PDT · by ProgressingAmerica · 12 replies
    Back in 1990, Richard Streckfuss, an Associate Professor of Journalism at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln wrote a paper titled "Objectivity in Journalism", in which he makes finding the answer to this question remarkably easy. Before the phrase "Objective Journalism" was born, science and news gathering were fused together in thought by Walter Lippmann, the Father of Modern Journalism. Realistically speaking, this one single thing is what earns Lippmann that title. Lippmann's ideal of the objective journalist can be found here, in his book titled "Liberty and the News", on page 82: With this increase of prestige must go a professional...
  • The Fall of Obama's America

    08/23/2014 6:28:39 AM PDT · by Candor7 · 40 replies
    Free Republic ^ | 21 August 2014 | Candor7
    A Golfing president ? More than that. At least Nero fiddled while Rome burned , and all Obama can do is waltz around the links like the prancing psychopomp he is. Its not serendipitous. This is the Obama VICTORY dance, he has destroyed America. ISIS commits genocide and Obama has no intention of stopping them. He has encouraged them while making a few PR gestures to placate the critics at hiome, and now America is entertained bt the filmed decapitation of Foley, an American journalist who was naïve enough to believe he could travel without a gun in the ME....
  • Greenfield: Friday Afternoon Roundup - Now We Are All Safe

    08/22/2014 5:34:17 PM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 2 replies
    Sultan Knish blog ^ | Friday, August 22, 2014 | Daniel Greenfield
    Friday, August 22, 2014 Friday Afternoon Roundup - Now We Are All Safe Posted by Daniel Greenfield @ the Sultan Knish blog Daniel Tregerman, a four-year-old boy, was killed by a terrorist rocket from Gaza launched from near a UNRWA school. “Daniel was disciplined and was always quick to get to shelter. Once the alarm sounded, he always knew what to do and where to go.  Always." "When everyone would come to the shelter, Daniel would say, ‘Now we are all safe.’”Hamas Rocket Fired Near UNRWA School Kills 4-Year-Old Boy 15 SECONDS An Israeli father was moderately injured by shrapnel...
  • The Fate of the West

    08/22/2014 1:35:19 PM PDT · by Enza Ferreri · 5 replies
    Enza Ferreri Blog ^ | 22 August 2014 | Enza Ferreri
    Published on FrontPage MagazineBy Enza Ferreri Either the West Will Become Christian Again or It Will Become Muslim It's all very simple. We can't fight Islam in the West without fighting the enablers of Islam in the West, namely the Leftists. And, since the Left has many different and separate aspects, we have to fight against each one of them. Secularism, environmentalism, global warming alarmism, homosexualism, militant feminism, sexual relativism, multiculturalism, anti-Christianity, Islamophilia, post-nationalism, internationalism are just as important targets to attack as Marxist economics, the expropriation of the capitalist class (or, in its modern reincarnation, high taxation and...
  • AZ:Meteor Crater Redux; bad signs

    08/22/2014 5:56:23 AM PDT · by marktwain · 5 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 21 August, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    In a previous article I wrote about the improper signage at the Meteor Crater rest stop in Arizona.   At the first stop, I failed to obtain a picture. The rest stop is a member of a pair of rest stops as is often seen; one on each side of the freeway.   On the return trip, I stopped at the sister rest area to see if it had the bad signage as well.   It did.  The sign appeared to be identical with the sign that I recalled on the South side of I-40. Note the location of the prohibition on...
  • A Bridge To Nowhere!

    08/22/2014 1:12:13 AM PDT · by xuberalles · 4 replies
    Self | 8/22/14 | Me
    “We’re not looters. We’re liberators! We are not burners. We’re Builders!” ~Al Sharpton There’s only one problem, Reverend. You’re already free, just not free from the auspices of the law, God and common sense; nobody is! And if you’re legitimate builders, not community disorganizers, please show us the blueprint to anything you’ve constructed other than racial discord, bigotry, crime, ignorance and apathy. Oh, we’ve seen the urban decay, vacant lives and sheer contempt for civility festering in the Democratic epicenters of Detroit, Chicago and Ferguson. If you truly desire to help the black community, lead society to previous unattainable heights...
  • Hollywood anti-Americanism goes way back to the “golden age”; they lied then and will lie now

    08/21/2014 10:10:58 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 21 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 8/21/14 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Seeing Hollywood side against America is nothing new. Whether the enemies are Islamists or Communists, Tinsel Town’s biggest and brightest stars are there on the front lines and always have been. The active and passive support Hollywood stars are showing for the Palestinian Liberation Front in its war against Israel is not an aberration but rather what should be expected. People who parrot other people’s words often feel a need to show how independent they are which leads them to comment on the issues of the day. Nevertheless, saying “America is the greatest county ever conceived,” does not draw the...
  • Pat Condell NUKES Hamas' 'Progressive' Media Apologists

    08/21/2014 6:39:17 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 5 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 21 April 2014 | Reaganite Republican
    "criminally-biased selective moralizing  -from a suitably safe distance" It's easy to criticize at-a-distance... but none of the people currently protesting against Israel would behave any differently in the same circumstances -and many of them would behave a helluva lot worse. This is why the selective outrage we're seeing is SO truly nauseating. Where were all you 'progressive humanitarians' when Assad was butchering 1000s in Syria, or Bashir in Sudan? Where were the angry mass demonstrations for those people? Or for the victims of the (Muslim) butchery in Nigeria? Or for the 1000s murdered in Iraq just recently... in cold blood. But the...
  • Greenfield: Hands Up, Don't Loot

    08/21/2014 6:21:30 AM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 47 replies
    Sultan Knish blog ^ | Wednesday, August 20, 2014 | Daniel Greenfield
    Wednesday, August 20, 2014 Hands Up, Don't Loot Posted by Daniel Greenfield @ the Sultan Knish blog The interior of the Ferguson Market and Liquor Store is littered with broken bottles and scattered snacks. Despite the plywood boards covering the windows and doors, looters with their faces covered in bandanas helped themselves to anything they could find as those who came to memorialize Michael Brown carried on his work. The violence in Ferguson didn't begin when a police officer shot Michael Brown. It began when a 300 lb thug robbed the Ferguson Market and abused a clerk. The release of...
  • Open Carry at North Texas Love's

    08/20/2014 12:03:48 PM PDT · by marktwain · 24 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 20 August, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    In a previous article, I mentioned that I was doing a favor by moving a lady and her possessions across the country.   The trip became a bit more memorable near the end.   In the last hundred miles before the drop off point, I was informed that a prominent outlaw motorcycle gang  had found out that she had been in Arizona, and now knew that she was moving back to the Midwest.   I was told that she had been instrumental in putting one of the officers of the group in prison for a few years.   I was assured that...
  • Good Riddance, Medieval Moron

    08/20/2014 9:49:14 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 19 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 20 August 2014 | Reaganite Republican
    The upper photo had recently -incorrectly- been portrayed around the internet as a 'child bride' being forced to marry an ISIS warrior in Iraq and/or sold as a slave, when in truth the girl was crying because she botched a poem the poor thing was called upon to recite at a (clearly frightening) ISIS 'youth rally'.... But unlike most stories involving these 7th-century cretins, this one has a happy ending: the MC above that was terrorizing the little girl got just the killin' he needed when he met up with Kurdish militia group 'YPG'. (exhibit B) . Alas, apparently they're...
  • Greenfield: What is Wrong with ISIS, is What is Wrong with Islam

    08/20/2014 8:18:09 AM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 10 replies
    Sultan Knish blog ^ | Tuesday, August 19, 2014 | Daniel Greenfield
    Tuesday, August 19, 2014 What is Wrong with ISIS, is What is Wrong with Islam Posted by Daniel Greenfield @ the Sultan Knish blog Know your enemy. To know what ISIS is, we have to clear away the media myths about ISIS. ISIS is not a new phenomenon. Wahhabi armies have been attacking Iraq in order to wipe out Shiites for over two hundred years. One of the more notably brutal attacks took place during the administration of President Thomas Jefferson. That same year the Marine Corps saw action against the Barbary Pirates and West Point opened, but even Noam...
  • The Islamic Jihad Conquest Formula

    08/20/2014 7:05:12 AM PDT · by Travis McGee · 105 replies
    Western Rifle Shooters Association ^ | August 20, 1014 | Matthew Bracken
    The Islamic Jihad Conquest Formula By Matthew Bracken August, 2014 Mohammed’s unchanging formula for conquest is time-proven; variations were also used in history by the invading Mongol hordes among others. Emissaries ride forward of their advancing armies, offering to spare the lives of the targeted population in return for their unconditional surrender and explicit submission to their new rulers. In the Islamic context this submission is exemplified by the fresh converts repeating the Shahada prayer before Muslim witnesses. There is no god but Allah, and Mohammed is his messenger. The Shahada prayer is the first of the Five Pillars of...
  • What is Wrong with ISIS, is What is Wrong with Islam

    08/20/2014 6:48:53 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 24 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/20/14 | Daniel Greenfield
    ISIS is an expression of the murderous hate within Islam. We are not only at war with an acronym, but with the dark hatred in the hearts of men, some of whom are in Iraq, Pakistan, and some of whom live next door Know your enemy. To know what ISIS is, we have to clear away the media myths about ISIS. ISIS is not a new phenomenon. Wahhabi armies have been attacking Iraq in order to wipe out Shiites for over two hundred years. One of the more notably brutal attacks took place during the administration of President Thomas Jefferson....
  • Smithsonian adds LGBT history to museum

    08/20/2014 12:35:33 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    Hundreds of photographs, papers and historical objects documenting the history of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people are being added to the Smithsonian Institution’s collection Tuesday, including items from the popular TV show “Will and Grace.”Show creators David Kohan and Max Mutchnick along with NBC are donating objects to the National Museum of American History....
  • The very familiar story of P.O. Darren Wilson stirs memories of NYCPD Sgt Ed Johnson

    08/19/2014 10:33:50 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 13 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 8/19/14 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson has likely never heard of Edward L. Johnson, a New York City Police Sergeant who was killed by an alcoholic psycho on a cold January day more than 54 years ago. But those who passed through the NYCPD Academy during the 1960s remember the story of how Sergeant Johnson died because it was part of the Firearms Training curriculum. As the story goes, Sgt Johnson and his driver were called to a Bowery soup kitchen to back up a team of officers who were attempting to arrest a drunken, psychotic client who was using a...