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  • The Great Disconnect

    08/25/2016 4:12:25 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 11 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/25/16 | Dr. Robert Owens
    If we had only learned from the mistakes of others Chaos is the mother of tyranny. Chaos reigns when people operate in confusion and disorder. It is a state in which behavior and events are not controlled by reason. Today we are faced with a government and an elite controlled media that lie to the people and then lie about lying. They operate as if the country is theirs to run and ruin for their own personal enrichment. Chaos is a time like today when life makes little sense and we are force-fed such gobbledygook as the economy is booming,...
  • Yeager Destroys an ME 262

    08/24/2016 2:39:24 AM PDT · by Enchante · 33 replies
    ChuckYeager.com ^ | November 6, 1944 | Chuck Yeager
    Encounter Report from November 6, 1944 Cool historical document Chuck Yeager shoots down an ME-262 and damages 2 more.
  • Rapist Not Necessarily a Bad Guy [semi-satire]

    08/23/2016 8:34:16 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 1 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 21 Aug 2016 | John Semmens
    Writing for Wonkette, Rebecca Schoenkopf expressed her opinion that Bill Clinton probably did rape Juanita Broaddrick back in 1978, but that this doesn't necessarily make him an "evil person." "Let's look at the facts of that particular case," Schoenkopf argued. "First, Bill showed he cared by advising Juanita to put some ice on her lip that he bit. Second, he called her later to apologize. This is a level of concern that most rapists don't show. Third, while there has been a string of alleged improprieties involving indecent exposure, molestation, and sexual indiscretions since then there haven't been anymore rapes."...
  • Greenfield: How America's Polygamy Ban Blocked Muslim Immigration

    08/23/2016 5:20:21 AM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 15 replies
    The Sultan Knish blog ^ | Tuesday, August 23, 2016 | Daniel Greenfield
    How America's Polygamy Ban Blocked Muslim Immigration A hundred years ago, Muslims were furious over an immigration bill whose origins lay with advocacy by a headstrong and loudmouthed Republican in the White House. The anti-immigration bill offended the Ottoman Empire, the rotting Caliphate of Islam soon to be defeated at the hands of America and the West, by banning the entry of “all polygamists, or persons who admit their belief in the practice of polygamy.” This, as was pointed out at the time, would prohibit the entry of the “entire Mohammedan world” into the United States. And indeed it would....
  • The British Are Coming—to the Deep South

    08/22/2016 10:51:56 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 49 replies
    Condé Nast Traveler ^ | August 22, 2016 | Danica Lo
    The Brits are coming for our po' boys, our music, and our swamp tours. A deep-seated curiosity about America's cultural and political history brings international travelers south, in droves. It will probably come as no surprise that for the more than 3.8 million Brits who travel to the United States each year, their most-visited regions stateside are California and the Northeast. But over the past 18 months, travel agents in the U.K. have noticed a surprising surge in inquiries around trips to the Deep South—making it the third most-requested destination at travel agencies such as Audley, who curate individual itineraries...
  • New Email Scandal Excuses Tested [semi-satire]

    08/22/2016 12:00:32 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 3 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 21 Aug 2016 | John Semmens
    Faced with the difficulty of persuading a skeptical public that the "extraordinarily careless" characterization of her email practices by FBI Director James Comey is significantly different from the legally culpable "gross negligence" standard, the Clinton campaign is field testing a couple of new excuses. First out of the block was the disclosure that neither Secretary Clinton nor any of her many aides (including Cheryl Mills, Huma Abedin, Jake Sullivan, Dennis Cheng, Anne Marie Slaughter, Phillippe Reines, Caitlin Klevorick, and Kris Bladerston) embroiled in the scandal completed the mandatory ethics training required for federal employees. Clinton Campaign Manager Robbie Mook pointed...
  • Greenfield: Gary Johnson's 75%

    08/21/2016 12:18:34 PM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 17 replies
    The Sultan Knish blog ^ | 8/20/16 | Daniel Greenfield
    Thursday, August 18, 2016 Gary Johnson's Seventy-Five Percent Posted by Daniel Greenfield This is the summer of Gary Johnson. The former New Mexico governor who has been steadily drifting left over his career is now doing his best to make Hillary Clinton into President Hillary Clinton. Back in 1999, Johnson rejected overtures from the Libertarian Party for a presidential run. “I'm a Republican, and I'm not going to run for President.'” Both parts of that statement proved to be lies. Libertarian and non-libertarian supporters see a principled politician in Gary Johnson. But Johnson has always been a political chameleon, shifting...
  • Gold Medal Olympian Speaks for Self Defense; Against Second Amendment Infringements

    08/21/2016 4:17:39 AM PDT · by marktwain · 12 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 9 August, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
     Image from sgvtribune.com When Olympic athletes speak out in favor of "progressive" causes, they make front page news in the United States.  But when a multiple gold medal winner at multiple Olympics speaks in favor of the Second Amendment and self defense, it was the foreign press that covered the issue. Multiple gold medal winner Kim Rhodes spoke out on 5 August in Rio de Janeiro.  From the independent.co.uk: Ms Rhode said she was “becoming more vocal” about her opposition to what she sees as restrictive new gun control measures, including in the context of recent terror attacks. “When...
  • Trump's Pitch to Black Americans Called Flawed [semi-satire]

    08/20/2016 7:00:56 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 10 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 21 Aug 2016 | John Semmens
    GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump's bid for Black votes was labeled "flawed" by his critics. In a speech in Wisconsin this week Trump maintained that Democratic policies have worsened the plight of minorities. This view was assailed by Democrats and their media supporters. "Trump's contention that minorities are the foremost victims of the breakdown in law and order doesn't excuse his failure to reach out to the Black Lives Matter group," contended CNN talking head Carol Costello. "By refusing to bring BLM inside the tent he leaves them no option but to burn down neighborhoods, beat white folks, and agitate...
  • Belgian Jihadi Attack on Police Women: Pistol Beats Machete

    08/20/2016 5:29:39 AM PDT · by marktwain · 30 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 9 August, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    A Jihadi with a machete attacked two policewomen at the checkpoint outside of Belgian police headquarters in the city of Charleroi, on Saturday afternoon, 6 August, 2016.  One woman was seriously injured, another suffered minor wounds, and the third shot the attacker with the machete before he could inflict more damage. From the articles that I have read, it appears she was armed with a pistol. From the BBC.com: A man shot by police after he attacked two officers with a machete in the Belgian city of Charleroi has died. The women officers' injuries are not life-threatening. The assailant...
  • Donald Trump and Islamists

    08/19/2016 1:10:40 PM PDT · by DanMiller · 1 replies
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | August 20, 2016 | Dan Miller
    An "Islamist" is a Muslim who seeks to impose Islamic (Sharia) law worldwide, including in America. There are Muslims in America who do not want that to happen, yet few of them seek actively to prevent it. I refer here to those who do try, not as "moderate Muslims" -- an essentially badly used and hence meaningless term -- but as "Muslim reformers." On August 15th, Donald Trump delivered an address, generally well-received in conservative circles, on the dangers of Islamist immigration and how he intends to guard against those who intend to have Sharia law imposed and/or to engage...
  • It's the anniversary of the death of Genghis Khan, climate change hero.

    08/18/2016 6:29:25 AM PDT · by harpygoddess · 20 replies
    VA Viper ^ | 08/18/2016 | HarpyGoddess
    Mother Nature Network considers him a climate change hero, based on the fact that he killed lots of people (and people are a scourge upon the earth): "Over the course of the century and a half run of the Mongol Empire, about 22 percent of the world's total land area had been conquered and an estimated 40 million people were slaughtered by the horse-driven, bow-wielding hordes. Depopulation over such a large swathe of land meant that countless numbers of cultivated fields eventually returned to forests." Not sure why they left out Stalin and Mao.
  • Feminist Magazine: Bill Clinton Isn’t Necessarily A Bad Guy If He Raped Juanita Broaddrick

    08/17/2016 2:13:01 PM PDT · by KeyLargo · 72 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 8/17/2016 | Amber Randall
    Feminist Magazine: Bill Clinton Isn’t Necessarily A Bad Guy If He Raped Juanita Broaddrick 12:33 PM 08/17/2016 Former President Bill Clinton addresses the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. July 26, 2016. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson An online feminist magazine recently featured an article that excused former President Bill Clinton’s alleged rape of Juanita Broaddrick. A Wonkette article titled “Let’s Talk About Juanita Broaddrick” claimed that even if Clinton had raped Broaddrick in 1978 — he was running for Arkansas governor at the time — it does not necessarily mean he’s “an evil man.” “To sum up, I think Bill Clinton...
  • Trump is right, 1952 McCarran-Walter Act allows us to keep out immigrants we can’t trust

    08/16/2016 9:03:29 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 18 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 8/16/16 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Just a little bit of research shows that as usual Donald Trump is right and the lazy hate filled media is wrong. Trump’s call for “extreme” vetting falls squarely within the options outlined by the 1952 Immigration and Nationality revise Act commonly known as the McCarran-Walter Act, which was passed to strengthen America’s ability to protect ourselves in matters relating to immigration, naturalization, and nationality. H.R. 13342; Pub.L. 414; 182 Stat. 66. 82nd Congress; June 27, 1952. SUMMARY “Otherwise known as the McCarran-Walter Act, the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952 was meant to exclude certain immigrants from immigrating to...
  • Honors Students Forced to Repeat Grade for Opting Out of Common Core Tests; Parents Sue

    08/15/2016 11:58:03 AM PDT · by ResistanceMedia · 18 replies
    ResistanceMedia.org ^ | August 15, 2016
    In Florida, a group of parents are suing state education officials for coercing their children to repeat third grade because they were opted out of government standardized testing. The Orlando Sentinel reports: "One Orange County plaintiff had a daughter who was on the honor roll, the suit said, but "is being retained in the third grade because of no FSA scores and because her teacher was not informed of the criteria for developing a student portfolio during the school year." State law allows students who fail the FSA to be promoted through a portfolio of class work, but the Florida...
  • Citing Clinton, sailor seeks leniency in submarine photos case

    08/15/2016 10:35:26 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 22 replies
    www.politico.com ^ | 08/15/16 06:26 AM EDT | By Josh Gerstein
    A Navy sailor facing the possibility of years in prison for taking a handful of classified photos inside a nuclear submarine is making a bid for leniency by citing the decision not to prosecute Hillary Clinton over classified information authorities say was found in her private email account. Petty Officer First Class Kristian Saucier, 29, is set to be sentenced Friday on a single felony charge of retaining national defense information without permission. In May, Saucier pleaded guilty in federal court in Bridgeport, Conn., admitting that while working on the U.S.S. Alexandria in 2009 he took and kept six photos...
  • Surge in Guns Alarms Democrats [semi-satire]

    08/15/2016 9:46:06 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 3 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 14 August 2016 | John Semmens
    The number of Americans with concealed carry gun permits has surged by more than 200% since Obama became president. There are now more than 14 million authorized to carry concealed firearms. Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn) called this trend "frightening in the extreme. We ought to be reducing the number of people carrying weapons, not increasing them. Reversing this trend has got to be a focal point for Democrats in this election cycle. Ideally, only police ought to be carrying firearms. Making sure the right person is elected president will be crucial to achieving this goal." The notion that an increase...
  • MO: Override of Gun Reform Veto Likely

    08/15/2016 5:42:33 AM PDT · by marktwain · 14 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 1 August, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    On May 13, 2016, the Missouri legislature passed an omnibus gun legislation reform bill, SB 656.  It was the last day of the session.  While widely heralded as a permitless or "Constitutional" carry bill, there were several other notable features.  From the NRA-ILA: Recognize Missourians right to Constitutional/Permitless Carry where open carry is not prohibitedExpand Missouri’s current Stand your Ground laws Expand Castle Doctrine protections for anyone legally allowed into your home, vehicle, business and propertySpecify that except for credit card fees incurred, no additional fee beyond $100 may be charged to process concealed carry permits and allows military members...
  • More Top Democrats’ Emails Hacked [semi-satire]

    08/14/2016 10:00:44 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 3 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 14 August 2016 | John Semmens
    The recent release of emails hacked from the Democratic National Committee may be only the tip of an ice berg of embarrassing revelations of secrets Party big shots wish would have stayed hidden. The FBI estimates that the email accounts of more than 100 top Party officials may have been compromised. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif) called the breach “as dangerous a threat to America as the Watergate scandal. The privacy of the leaders of the Democratic Party has been severely damaged.” Earlier disclosures from the DNC hack showed unseemly behavior by officials to rig the primary election in...
  • ATF Acting Director Brandon Campaigning for Gun Registry

    08/14/2016 5:45:03 AM PDT · by marktwain · 52 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 5 August, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    An ATF spokesman who was intimately involved in the Fast and Furious cover up has been promoting a national gun registry on CBS.  On Sunday, 31 July, Deputy Director Thomas E. Brandon appeared on Sunday Morning with Charles Osgood. Brandon was the ATF official who oversaw the discipline or more accurately the lack thereof, in the Fast and Furious operation. His role has been detailed in the americanthinker.com: According to outgoing Director Jones's sworn testimony of April 2, 2014 before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Mr. Brandon was the person who determined disciplinary punishments for all of...
  • CA: Lawsuit Challenges Ban on School Carry on Equal Protection Grounds

    08/13/2016 12:12:07 PM PDT · by marktwain · 3 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 31 July, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    image from dailybruin.org On August 8th a hearing is scheduled for the case of  Ulissies Garcia et al v Kamala D. Harris( Case 2:16-cv-02572-BRO-AFM ) . The case concerns bill SB 707, which bans people with concealed carry permits from carrying on school grounds, but allows certain retired government employees to do so.  The suit claims that the law violates the equal protection clause of the 14th amendment. Here is the argument from The Firearm Policy Center in California: FPF filed suit challenging SB 707, which divides law-abiding gun owners into two classes – and an upcoming hearing could...
  • State Department Admits Ethics "Loophole" [semi-satire]

    08/13/2016 6:46:12 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 10 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 14 August 2016 | John Semmens
    Emerging evidence that the State Department under Hillary Clinton sold favors in exchange for donations to the Clinton Foundation has raised serious ethics issues regarding her oversight of the agency. Department Spokesperson Elizabeth Trudeau acknowledged that the transactions appear to have violated a pledge signed by Clinton when she assumed the Secretary position in 2009. "The problem is that the only evidence of inappropriate interactions we have implicates her subordinates who did not sign any pledges," Trudeau said. "Secretary Clinton's pledge was to not be personally involved in dealings between the Clinton Foundation and clients of the State Department. Technically,...
  • Greenfield: Moderates and Radicals in Islam and the Left

    08/12/2016 12:13:20 PM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 11 replies
    The Sultan Knish blog ^ | August 12, 2016 | Daniel Greenfield
    Greenfield: Moderates and Radicals in Islam and the Left The core strategic problem we face is two conflicts with two ideologies that operate subversively until they are in power. That is, instead of stating their agenda openly, Islam and the left operate as false fronts maintaining a friendly moderate image while pursuing a far more radical agenda. The distinction between moderates and radicals is at the heart of the debate about Islamic terrorism. Much as it used to be at the heart of the debate about Communism and its fellow travelers. Everyone will concede that there are indeed radicals, if...
  • An Appeal to Union

    08/11/2016 2:07:54 AM PDT · by Jacquerie · 5 replies
    Article V Blog ^ | August 11th 2016 | Rodney Dodsworth
    When various objections to the draft Constitution arose in the fall of 1787, James Madison asked his fellow citizens to shun despair. The future was bright if Americans did not listen to those who claimed our problems were insurmountable. In similar fashion, America 2016 can avoid disunion if the sovereign people utilize Article V to meet their problems head-on. From the last portion of The Federalist #14, by James Madison: I submit to you, my fellow-citizens, these considerations, in full confidence that the good sense which has so often marked your decisions will allow them their due weight and effect;...
  • Hillary's health: Such media cover-ups are nothing new

    08/10/2016 8:54:09 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 12 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 8/10/16 | Michael D. Shaw
    A number of prominent conservative websites are beginning to allude to Hillary Clinton's health problems. Here is a recent posting detailing some of the issues, including the claim that a burly aid—always located close at hand—is carrying an emergency Diazepam syringe. My personal feeling is that she does have a host of health problems, only these will be ignored by the elite media for as long as they can. Certainly, such posturing on the health of presidents and candidates is nothing new. Woodrow Wilson's wife Edith was essentially co-president from October, 1919 through the end of his term in March,...
  • Greenfield: Black Law Enforcement Lives Don't Matter

    08/09/2016 4:29:40 PM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 5 replies
    The Sultan Knish blog ^ | August 9, 2016 | Daniel Greenfield
    Tuesday, August 09, 2016 Black Law Enforcement Lives Don't Matter Posted by Daniel Greenfield In the spring of 2000, Fulton County Sheriff's Deputy Ricky Kinchen and fellow Deputy Aldranon English went to serve a warrant in downtown Atlanta. Both Kinchen and English were African-American. Kinchen had graduated Morris Brown College, a historically black college that had been founded in 1881 and named after one of the founders of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. He had spent almost a decade serving the public in his current job and was married to Sherese Kinchen and had two children. At his killer's trial,...
  • The awkward Sunngard automatic pistol

    08/09/2016 7:27:28 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 34 replies
    AShooting Journal ^ | 8/9/2016 | J Hines
    Early in the 20th century one of the weakness observed by an inventor named Harald Sunngard in automatic pistols was that during reloads while under stress were often bungled by shooters. This would leave them vulnerable to return fire without being able to shoot back. This Norwegian inventor came up with a solution. There were two parts to this, the first was to use a big magazine, second was to store a spare magazine right in the well of the pistol for immediate use. The grip of the pistol needed to be big enough to store two identical magazines. One...
  • LA: "He was such a good boy" "It was his Own Fault."

    08/09/2016 6:33:59 AM PDT · by marktwain · 24 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 30 July, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    America does not really have a "gun violence" problem.  America has a violent urban black culture problem.  If you want to look at the numbers more closely, you can add in a violent illegal immigrant problem. There is a common theme that has become an Internet cliché when a young black man is shot and killed in the middle of a violent crime. "He was such a nice boy." "He was turning his life around." "He was an aspiring rap star." "They didn't have to shoot him." It is refreshing when the mother of a young black man shot...
  • August 9th is the anniversary of the battle of Thermopylae

    08/09/2016 4:07:55 AM PDT · by harpygoddess · 41 replies
    VA Viper ^ | 08/09/2016 | HarpyGoddess
    A legendary battle of western history: Today is the anniversary of the battle of Thermopylae in 480 B.C. Thermopylae is a pass in east central Greece between the cliffs of Mount Oeta and the Malic Gulf, and in ancient times, it was a principal entrance into southern Greece from the north. It was there that the Greeks confronted the third Persian expedition of the Persian Wars - an army of as many as a half-million men under Xerxes. When they found that their position had been turned, however, the Greeks retreated precipitously - all except for a 300-strong Spartan contingent...
  • Dealing With Constitutional Change

    08/09/2016 2:18:57 AM PDT · by Jacquerie · 12 replies
    Article V Blog ^ | August 9th 2016 | Rodney Dodsworth
    If we pause for a moment and consider the grand, historic sweep of governing forms in England and America, the conclusion must be that action is needed now to save what precious little remains of free government. Freedom for our English ancestors waxed and waned in cycles as the Roman empire, Saxon kings, Vikings, William of Normandy, Magna Charta, the rise of Parliament, religious wars came and went. By the mid-18th century, no people on earth were more prosperous than the American colonists of King George III, yet our forebears revolted when they viewed the approach of hard tyranny. Having...
  • James Madison’s Warning Against Federal Meddling in Local Schools: General Welfare Clause Revisited

    08/07/2016 8:36:48 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 13 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 8/7/16 | KrisAnne Hall
    According to the father of the Constitution the powers delegated to the central government “are few and defined and those that remain in the States are numerous and indefinite.” Federalist Papers #45 Madison also explained that those powers are “reserved to external objects” of “war, peace, negotiation, and foreign commerce.” He stated that the central government’s power to tax is intended to be limited to those powers. Fed #45 Madison clarified the meaning of the often-abused “clauses” in 1792 during the Cod Fishery Bill debate. Specifically, that the General Welfare, Necessary and Proper, Commerce, and Tax and Spend clauses were...
  • Communist oppresion in Greece during the civil war

    08/06/2016 11:19:05 AM PDT · by mainestategop · 14 replies
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8t-h11Fv2NQ A preview of life under Hillary Clinton This movie examines what happened to the citizens of Lia in Greece during the devastating civil war of 1946. During this war hundreds of thousands of Greeks lost their lives to communists. the greatest tragedy illustrated, children taken from their parents to sent to live in Socialist countries such as Albania, Russia and Czechoslovakia. Over 20,000 children were stolen from their parents against their will to socialist countries where they were abused and mistreated. many never lived to return to Greece ever again. Consider this a warning to all Americans on the...
  • Pope's Contention that Islam Is Peaceful Takes Hit [semi-satire]

    08/06/2016 11:17:12 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 1 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 7 August 2016 | John Semmens
    Pope Francis' belief that Islam is a religion of peace was expressly contradicted by Boko Haram leader Abu Masab Al-Barnawi this week in an interview published in Al-Naba Newspaper. The Islamic terrorist vowed "to kill every Christian and blow up every church until all are for Islam in Nigeria and the world." Al-Barnawi cited Christian charities as "the aggressors in this battle for men's souls. They prey upon the victims of calamities, seducing them with food, shelter, and medical supplies. They insidiously tempt them with kindness and mercy to turn them away from Allah's command to submit to Islam and...
  • European and want a Gun? Be Swiss

    08/06/2016 7:04:36 AM PDT · by marktwain · 15 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 29 July, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    The Swiss have always had a lot of guns and significant freedom.  Machiavelli noted it in "The Prince" in 1517: “Moreover, a Republic trusting to her own forces, is with greater difficulty than one which relies on foreign arms brought to yield obedience to a single citizen. Rome and Sparta remained for ages armed and free. The Swiss are at once the best armed and the freest people in the world.” The Swiss have remained one of the best armed countries in the world since then.  Many claim they escaped most of the ravages of WWII because of their...
  • The Warren Buffet Economy: How Central Bank Enabled Financialization Divided America

    08/05/2016 9:03:38 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 16 replies
    During the 29 years after Alan Greenspan became Fed chairman in August 1987, the balance sheet of the Fed exploded from $200 billion to $4.5 trillion. Call that a 23X gain. That’s a pretty massive increase—so let’s see what else happened over that three-decade span. Well, according to Forbes, Warren Buffett’s net worth was $2.1 billion back in 1987 and it is now about $73 billion. Call that 35X. *** Further down the Greenspan era rabbit hole, we have the average weekly wage of full-time workers in inflation adjusted dollars. In constant 1982 dollars that was $330 per week in...
  • Obama Disputes Iran Ransom Claim [semi-satire]

    08/05/2016 4:16:01 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 10 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 7 August 2016 | John Semmens
    President Obama disputed claims that a planeload of $400 million in cash sent to Iran was a payment for the release of four Americans held hostage by the regime. He dismissed the simultaneous arrival of the plane carrying the cash with the departure of the plane carrying the hostages as "coincidental." Brian Stelter of CNN cited this coincidence as "proof GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump's claim to have seen a video of the exchange is delusional. I have it on good authority that the video of the so-called ransom payment doesn't exist." As it turns out, the "good authority" cited...
  • Japan’s WWII Paratroop folding Rifle was the worse Idea

    08/05/2016 7:44:54 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 12 replies
    AShooting Journal ^ | 8/5/2016 | J Hines
    The Idea looked better on PaperIn World War Two Japan had a paratroop corps, Germany provided the technical assistance with equipment implementation in the late 1930’s. One of the methods was the use of parachute-equipped containers housing the firearms, this was dropped separately from the paratrooper. In the combat drop at Sumatra (Japanese) and Crete (Germany), both drop zones had problems of weapons containers landing far from troops, resulting being out gunned. At the outcome the Japanese obviously thought this wasn't a good idea, and looked at alternatives methods. One idea is to have the paratroops jump with a compact...
  • The Real History In this Election Is Trump

    08/05/2016 7:43:55 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 1 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/05/16 | Katy Grimes
    The reason so many in America are rooting for Donald Trump is that he single handedly disrobed the Republican Party, and bared the dirty, corrupt underbelly Hillary Clinton may shatter the proverbial glass ceiling by being the first women nominated as the Democrat Party’s Presidential nominee, but Donald Trump is also significantly historical. People say Hillary Clinton’s candidacy for U.S. President is historical only because she is a woman. Blah blah blah. Feminist author Camille Paglia called Hillary Clinton an “ethically challenged incompetent,” and has repeatedly challenged Hillary’s feminist credentials. Special: Alzheimer's Quick Test: Is Your Bedroom Organized Why is...
  • Julianne Moore vs. J.E.B Stuart

    08/02/2016 8:59:27 PM PDT · by pboyington · 26 replies
    US Defense Watch ^ | August 2, 2016 | Ray Starmann
    Oh, those evil Johnny Rebs… Liberals love to bash the Confederacy. It’s easy to pick on men who are dead and who can’t defend themselves. The destruction of Confederate history and Southern military heroes has become a virtual blood sport for Democrats, tantamount to their endless sociopathic harassment of Mr. Trump. In the latest bit of PC madness in the country, Hollywood actress Julianne Moore’s ridiculous quest to rename her alma mater, J.E.B. Stuart High School, in Falls Church, Virginia, took on a new life this week. According to an article in the Fairfax Times: One of the most pressing...
  • Media Whores Sink to New Level - Blatant Shilling For Their Criminal Candidate!

    08/02/2016 10:43:17 AM PDT · by gopmike.com · 9 replies
    GOP Mike's Blog ^ | 8/2/16 | GOP Mike
    Media Hacks at the Recent DNC To My Conservative Friends: As I have said for years, the seal clapping, goose-stepping media hacks have been shills for the democruds for generations. They have tried to hide their bias in the past, pretending to be 'objective' while still showing their true colors obvious to the few of us who actually pay attention to their devious, underhanded tactics. But since one Donald J. Trump has...
  • Obama Hails Economic Progress During His Administration [semi-satire]

    08/02/2016 9:14:30 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 1 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 31 July 2016 | John Semmens
    In his speech at the Democratic Convention President Obama contended that "by so many measures, our country is stronger and more prosperous than it was when we started." Unfortunately, a number of key statistics seem to contradict that assessment. There are 3 million more people in poverty. Household incomes for those in the bottom 20% declined. Nearly 9 million more individuals are receiving food stamps. And 14 million have left the workforce. Press Secretary Josh Earnest insisted that "these statistics need to be properly interpreted. Before we leap to a hasty conclusion that the President's policies have been ineffective let's...
  • WWII Lethal Dart Gun - Code name Bigot

    08/02/2016 7:15:37 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 9 replies
    AShooting Journal ^ | 8/2/2016 | J Hines
    Once upon a time during WWII a lethal dart gun code name “Bigot” was created to be used by commandos to covertly eliminate sentries, this dart gun was constructed from a M1911 .45 caliber pistol. The Office of Strategic Services predecessors of the CIA developed this clandestine weapon, its unknown as to what advantage this has over a silenced pistol. The weapon never made it out of the research and development department, but this didn't stop Ian McCollum from Forgotten Weapons to get his hands on one to check out, see the video and Ian's observation.
  • Greenfield: Welcome to the Communist Party USA

    08/02/2016 5:32:47 AM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 20 replies
    FrontPage ^ | July 29, 2016 | Daniel Greenfield
    Welcome to the Communist Party, U.S.A. How Hillary’s scary speech revealed her mistake in wearing a white pants suit to her coronation. July 29, 2016 Daniel Greenfield Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. Wearing a white pantsuit, Hillary Clinton plodded out on stage to accept the nomination that she had schemed, plotted, lied, cheated, rigged and eventually fixed a series of elections to obtain. Then she claimed that she was accepting the nomination of a race she had rigged with “humility”. Humility is not the first word...
  • Greenfield: Stop Lone Wolf Terrorism by Ending Muslim Immigration

    08/02/2016 5:09:58 AM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 9 replies
    The Sultan Knish blog ^ | August 1, 2016 | Daniel Greenfield
    Monday, August 01, 2016 Stop Lone Wolf Terrorism by Ending Muslim Immigration Posted by Daniel Greenfield < Lone wolf terrorism is the biggest trend in Islamic terrorism. Unlike classic Islamic terrorism, it requires no cells stretching across countries the way that 9/11 did. The perpetrators don’t even need to enter the country under false pretenses the way that the World Trade Center bombers did. In many cases, they are already citizens. Some were even born in their target country. Classic counterterrorism is directed at organizations. It’s inadequate for stopping individual Muslim terrorists like Omar Mateen who was able to murder...
  • A Chilling Letter From an NCO Calling It Quits

    08/01/2016 8:43:18 AM PDT · by SatinDoll · 43 replies
    Barnhardt.biz ^ | August 1, 2016 | Ann Barnhardt
    Ann, I leave the Army for good in September of this year. My chain of command has been shell shocked that I am going through with it. Two years ago when I first came to grips with what was happening and resolved to no longer be a part of it, there was derision and even an officer telling me that voicing my opinions about the state of the US economy and its moral failings could be considered a violation of the UCMJ for conduct “prejudicial to good order and discipline.” When I gave my Operations NCO a copy of the...
  • 1975 Jimmy Hoffa vanishes (This day in History)

    07/31/2016 12:20:49 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 19 replies
    Teamsters Union president Jimmy Hoffa is reported missing in Detroit, Michigan. He was last seen alive in a parking lot outside the Machus Red Fox restaurant the previous afternoon. To this day, Hoffa’s fate remains a mystery, although many believe that he was murdered by organized crime figures. By the time of his disappearance, Hoffa had a long and murky career in union politics. In the late 1950s and early 1960s, he became the main focus of government investigations into corruption. In 1962, Hoffa faced misdemeanor charges in Tennessee. He managed to get a mistrial but was convicted two years...
  • Are We Embracing Diversity and Tolerance or Committing Treason?

    07/31/2016 8:21:19 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 15 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 7/31/16 | James Wilson
    Political Islam is not a religion. It is a political system that disguises itself as religion in order to achieve its ultimate goal: to conquer and subjugate the entire world to Sharia law through terror. Political Islam’s modern-day method of accomplishing this goal is to use the laws of free nations to their advantage in order to further their political agenda. Political Islam has enslaved civilizations for over 1400 years. Most were subjugated by violence. However, in recent history this ideology has seized control of western nations incrementally. The first stage is accomplished through propaganda. This method of repeated deception...
  • KS: Second Amendment Rights Restored to Public Employees on 1 July

    07/31/2016 6:24:37 AM PDT · by marktwain · 4 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 24 July, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    Kansas has come a long way in restoring Second Amendment rights.  In 1905, it lead the "progressive" pack when the State Supreme Court concocted the myth of a "collective" Second Amendment right that only applied to state militias.  100 years later, in 2005, it went from banning the concealed carry of arms to a shall issue permit system.  Ten years later, it removed the requiement for a permit, restoring a semblance of permitless or "Constitutional" carry. On one July, 2016, it restored the legal ability of public employees to exercise their Second Amendment rights while on the job. From...
  • Article V: Let Experience be Our Guide

    07/30/2016 2:04:37 AM PDT · by Jacquerie · 6 replies
    Article V Blog ^ | July 30th 2016 | Rodney Dodsworth
    Article V opponents often echo, from The John Birch Society and Eagle Forum talking points, an admonition to “Just enforce the Constitution we have.” On the other hand, our Framers, the most brilliant thinkers in political history were not so conceited as to believe their design was perfection on earth. The existence of Article V is self-evident proof of their humility. In previous posts I cited the republican lessons that Niccolo’ Machiavelli, Charles De Montesquieu, Algernon Sidney and Cato’s Letters drew from history that pointed toward the necessity of eternal vigilance, of using experience to inform our actions toward keeping...
  • Jesus Haters’ Evil Agenda Exposed

    07/29/2016 6:27:33 PM PDT · by WXRGina · 14 replies
    American Clarion ^ | July 29, 2016 | Gina Miller
    While it is becoming increasingly difficult, in the face of glaring evidence to the contrary, for members of the Marxist Left to deny their war on Christianity, they still press on with their deceptive denials. “There’s no ‘war on Christianity’!” they mockingly proclaim. But now, Matt Barber, with the assistance of Paul Hair, has written a book that shatters the lies of Christ haters everywhere. In “Hating Jesus: The American Left’s War On Christianity,” Matt takes the reader step by step through the irrefutable facts about the war on Christianity and Christians being waged in the United States. The ultimate...