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  • Don't Diss the Dark Ages

    10/28/2016 8:01:09 AM PDT · by Lorianne · 19 replies
    Of Two Minds ^ | 25 October 2016 | Charles Hugh Smith
    Once dissed as The Dark Ages, the Medieval Era is more properly viewed as a successful adaptation to the challenges of the post-Western Roman Empire era. The decline of the Western Roman Empire was the result of a constellation of challenges, including (but not limited to) massive new incursions of powerful Germanic tribes, a widening chasm between the Western and the Eastern Roman Empire (Byzantium), plague, an onerous tax burden on the non-elite classes, weak leadership, the dominance of a self-serving elite (sound familiar?) and last but not least, the expansion of an unproductive rabble in Rome that had to...

    10/28/2016 4:23:34 AM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 16 replies
    FrontPage ^ | October 28, 2016 | Daniel Greenfield
    What Will Replace ISIS? This is a war to determine whether the future will belong to the West or to Islam. October 28, 2016 Daniel Greenfield - Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. Before long the same administration that declared the fighting in Iraq over several times will claim victory over ISIS. The timetable for its push against the Islamic State appears to have less do with the victimized Christians and Yazidis who have been prevented from coming here as refugees in favor of Syrian Muslims than...
  • Greenfield: It's a Mad, Mad War

    10/27/2016 4:47:11 PM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 8 replies
    The Sultan Knish blog ^ | Thursday, October 27, 2016 | Daniel Greenfield
    Thursday, October 27, 2016 It's a Mad, Mad War Posted by Daniel Greenfield Russia and the West are fighting to decide whether Syria will be run by Sunni Islamists backed by Saudi Arabia or Shiite Islamists backed by Iran. This insane civil war has burned up countless lives, not to mention plenty of dollars, rubles, euros and pounds. The only certain winners of this war, once the dust has settled, will chant “Allahu Akbar” and call for the death of the infidels. Sadly this is nothing new. Russia got the PLO started before Bill Clinton decided to become its sugar...
  • November 8: It’s Déjà Vu All Over Again

    10/26/2016 1:34:38 PM PDT · by Art in Idaho · 13 replies
    self | October 26, 2016 | Art in Idaho
    Less than two weeks left. What are we looking at today? Trying to predict anything at this point is anyone’s guess. The polls are all over the place but definitely biased in Hillary’s favor. What data do we have to help us prognosticate? My thoughts were the 2014 mid-terms, the primaries and the Brexit vote. The 2014 midterms were a blowout for the Republicans. Granted, the turnout was low, but the Republicans still won and the anti-Obama vote was evident: “In our survey last month, 32% of registered voters said they thought of their vote for Congress as a vote...
  • Where are the Bear Attack Pistol Failures?

    10/26/2016 5:43:23 AM PDT · by marktwain · 46 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 21 October, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    Todd Orr Relied on Bear Spray instead of the Pistol he had with him While discussing the effectiveness of pistols to defend against bear attacks, a consistent theme is the claim that pistols are not effective, are difficult to use, and that many more people who use handguns are badly mauled than use pistols successfully. I tried to recall an incident where someone used a pistol in defense against a bear, where it did not work.  I could not remember one, so I posted this request in response to the claim. From “Actually, there are legions of people...
  • Administration Promises Saudis it Will “Fix” 9/11 Victims Law [semi-satire]

    10/25/2016 10:40:23 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 5 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 23 Oct 2016 | John Semmens
    Still smarting from a Congressional override of his veto of the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act, a law that allows victims of the 9/11 jihadi attack on the World Trade Center and Pentagon the right to sue foreign governments that aided the terrorists, President Obama has ordered Secretary of State John Kerry to work out a scheme with the government of Saudi Arabia to nullify the law. In a meeting held this week, Kerry assured Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir that “we will figure out how we can adjust the law in a way that is mutually satisfactory to...
  • Former KGB AGENT: Liberals are useful idiots who will be killed after the revolution

    10/25/2016 9:53:58 AM PDT · by mainestategop · 44 replies
    Yuri Bezmenov gave a series of testimonies of the plan for America's destruction. Not so different from how it was done in other countries, take over and kill the liberals who helped them take over. If you're a liberal and you want that "change" you'll get it. And it will cost you your life.
  • Hugh Hewitt said that the presidential race was over last Monday, today he's saying the opposite

    10/25/2016 8:26:44 AM PDT · by RooRoobird20 · 43 replies
    Me | 10/25/2016 | Me
    Interesting: --Hugh Hewitt, said last week on his radio show that the presidential election "is over", in fact he said "it's over" at least half a dozen times. He said to move on and focus on the congressional races. --This morning Hewitt said that the presidential race is NOT over, that the most reliable polls show the race to be a dead heat --Head of the GOP in Ohio is now supporting Trump (boo hoo for crybaby Kasich) --Mark Levin (anti-Trump for a long, long time) has finally grudgingly endorsed Trump, spends a lot of time with a NeverHillary discussions...
  • It's the anniversary of 3 major battles: Agincourt, the charge of the Light Brigade and Leyte Gulf

    10/25/2016 5:44:34 AM PDT · by harpygoddess · 40 replies
    VA Viper ^ | 10/25/2016 | HarpyGoddess
    Today is the anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt in 1415, when the English under King Henry V defeated the French on St. Crispin's Day (25 October) of that year. Henry (1387-1422) followed his father King Henry IV to the throne in 1413 and two years later announced his claim to the French throne and rekindled the Hundred Years War by invading Normandy. In a post-battle compromise, Henry later married Catherine of Valois and was named by France's Charles VI as his successor, but Henry's untimely death to illness in 1422 prevented him from assuming the French kingship. This is...
  • Steven DenBeste, Captain of the USS Clueless, has died

    10/24/2016 2:48:40 PM PDT · by Jubal Harshaw · 3 replies ^ | October 24, 2016 | The Brickmuppet
    From "37 Steven DenBeste has passed away. I just received a call from his brother. I have no other details. Posted by: The Brickmuppet at October 24, 2016 08:58 AM (KicmI)"
  • Media Assails Trump’s “Wait and See” Stance on Election [semi-satire]

    10/24/2016 10:42:38 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 9 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 23 Oct 2016 | John Semmens
    The broadcast news “talking heads” went into hysterics following Republican presidential contender Donald Trump’s refusal to automatically concede on election night if it looks like the votes go against him. On CNN, the commentators proclaimed Trump’s stance “a threat to our democracy.” All professed to have never heard such a statement at any previous presidential debate. Which is true because no other candidate was ever asked this question. Whether Trump might have good reason to wait until he sees the election results for himself seems to be supported by several facts. On the one hand, there have been a number...
  • Greenfield: Will Hillary Accept Defeat?

    10/24/2016 7:25:51 AM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 33 replies
    The Sultan Knish blog ^ | Sunday, October 23, 2016 | Daniel Greenfield
    Sunday, October 23, 2016 Will Hillary Accept Defeat? Posted by Daniel Greenfield The headlines are in. Trump is the “anti-Democratic” candidate because he refuses to rule out challenging the results of an election that has yet to take place. Such a course of action is “beyond the pale”. It’s a threat to democracy. And it is utterly and thoroughly unacceptable. Except when Democrats do it. It was the day after the election. While the Democratic Party faithful waited in the rain in Nashville, William Daley strode out and announced, “Our campaign continues”. Al Gore had called George W. Bush to...
  • Nazis show no mercy to Serbian civilians / 70 years since THE KRAGUJEVAC MASSACRE of October 1941

    10/23/2016 1:35:44 PM PDT · by Ravnagora · 17 replies ^ | October 23, 2016 | Aleksandra Rebic
    70 YEARS SINCETHE KRAGUJEVAC MASSACRE of October 1941:A Legacy of 'Never Forget'German soldiers escorting Serbian civilians from Kragujevac and its surrounding area to be executed in October 1941. Photo: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.The policy was the Nazi response to the first successful organized uprising in occupied Europe. The Serbian resistance forces under the command of Serbia’s General Draza Mihailovich not only threatened Germany’s southern flank in Europe and her occupation of Serbia after Yugoslavia fell to Hitler in April of 1941, but critically delayed Hitler’s planned attack on the Soviet Union that summer. The Germans retaliated, but it wasn’t...
  • Zimmerman's Attempted Assassin Sentenced to 20 Years for Attack

    10/23/2016 4:27:42 AM PDT · by marktwain · 7 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 19 October, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    Matthew Apperson has been convicted of attempted murder of George Zimmerman, firing a gun into a vehicle, and aggravated assault. The trial occurred in the same courtroom where Zimmerman was found not guilty by reason of self defense, in the killing of Trayvon Martin.  The sentence was handed down yesterday, on October 17th.  It is for a minimum of 20 years in prison. Apperson claimed self defense.  He said that as he was driving, Zimmerman accelerated, and that as he approached Zimmerman's vehicle from behind and to the right, he accessed his firearm, because he feared Zimmerman.  Then, as...
  • Greenfield: Obama's Iranian Lies

    10/22/2016 2:26:06 PM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 8 replies
    The Sultan Knish blog ^ | Wednesday, October 19, 2016 | Daniel Greenfield
    Wednesday, October 19, 2016 Obama's Iranian Lies Posted by Daniel Greenfield Senator Obama opposed naming Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps a terror group even while it was closely involved in organizing attacks against American soldiers in Iraq. Then, as part of his dirty deal with Iran, he secretly sent a fortune in foreign cash on airplanes linked to the IRGC. And, as another part of the secret ransom deal with Iran, he lifted UN sanctions on Bank Sepah. The United States has gone after plenty of banks for aiding terror finance, but Bank Sepah is somewhat unique in that it is...
  • Hot Springs AR: County Officials Restore Carry rights for County Workers

    10/22/2016 12:26:35 PM PDT · by marktwain · 5 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 18 October, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    Garland County Courthouse, Arkansas Garland County, Arkansas, has restored the right to bear arms to County employees. Political subdivisions across the country are restoring the rights of their workers to defend themselves with effective tools.  As the right to keep and bear arms has been incrementally restored across the nation, city, county and state employees are having restrictions on their rights removed.  From The Garland County Quorum Court voted Monday night to allow county employees with concealed-carry permits to take firearms to work. Justices of the peace defeated repeated motions to give the plan more consideration before voting...
  • Hillary "Horrified" by Trump's Abortion Comments [semi-satire]

    10/22/2016 11:08:56 AM PDT · by John Semmens
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 23 Oct 2016 | John Semmens
    At this week's debate, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton professed herself "horrified" by GOP rival Donald Trump's denunciation of partial-birth abortions as "ripping babies out of the womb" and criticizing the practice as "terrible" and "unacceptable." "Granted, the elimination of these near term fetuses is a gruesome procedure," she admitted. "But what's more gruesome is Trump's attempt to use these tragic medical interventions as a scare tactic to overturn the rights established by Roe v. Wade. For too long state legislatures across the country unfairly prohibited or restricted a woman's right to an abortion. Fortunately, in 1973 the Supreme Court...
  • DNC Chair Assails Videos of Democrat Election Fraud [semi-satire]

    10/21/2016 10:41:55 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 23 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 23 Oct 2016 | John Semmens
    The Democratic National Committee Chairperson Donna Brazile assailed videos from Project Veritas declaring that "these stolen tapes should not be permitted to be viewed by voters prior to the election. Posing as a Democratic Party intern for the purpose of secretly gathering inside information is just a lowdown dirty trick." In a testy exchange with Fox News' Meagan Kelly, the DNC replacement for the previously disgraced Rep. Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, who was forced to resign after leaked emails revealed that she was leading an effort to rig the Democratic nomination process to benefit Hillary Clinton, Brazile attempted to divert attention from...
  • Why Hillary 2008 is like George W. Bush 2000 (2008)

    10/20/2016 5:26:07 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 2 replies
    Brendan Nyhan ^ | June 03, 2008 | Brendan Nyhan
    June 03, 2008 Why Hillary 2008 is like George W. Bush 2000 Brendan Nyhan Political scientist and media critic On, Chris Cillizza reports that the Clinton campaign is denying an AP story stating that Hillary will concede tonight. More importantly, though, notice how Cillizza describes her rationale for continuing: The Clinton campaign, in fact, released a statement insisting that the Associated Press story that fueled this maelstrom was not correct; "Senator Clinton will not concede the nomination this evening," the statement asserted. Language is important here. An acknowledgment of Obama securing the delegates he needs to formally become the...
  • Yes Jesus Loves Me

    10/19/2016 2:17:04 PM PDT · by Revski · 2 replies
    YouTube Ministry (o7jimmy) - Revski ^ | 10/19/2016 | Revski (o7jimmy)
    Instrumental, Jesus Loves Me, played on the mandolin by myself, with sing along lyrics of three verses. This is to let everyone now that our Nation is at a crossroad and lets pray for America but know this Jesus really Loves You and Cares, all is in His Care and Hands.
  • Our Civil War: Political Victory is Necessary But Not Sufficient. Spiritual Victory is Essential.

    10/19/2016 8:54:00 AM PDT · by Jim 0216 · 3 replies
    America is in a civil war which at its root is a spiritual battle between light and darkness. Christians cannot and should not run away from it. By God's grace we must face it prayerfully and confidently, not with anger or hatred in our hearts toward our fellow man, but with a resolve that freedom is worth fighting for and if necessary, dying for. The casualties of this war have so far mostly been the 70K+ defenseless unborn. God assigns different roles to different people in this war. In the American Civil War of 1861-1865, many Christians fought and died...
  • Mexico Looking at Second Amendment?

    10/19/2016 7:46:43 AM PDT · by marktwain · 15 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 11 October, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    Mexico had a flourishing, legal, gun culture until 1972, when the Mexican government made private, legal, ownership of guns extremely difficult and expensive.  The change in law was meant to disarm the political opposition and keep the existing power structure in place.  The power structure has remained in place, but it has not flourished.  Much of Mexico is contested ground, with narco-cartels that are not aligned with the Mexican government in armed conflict with the Government and its cartel allies.  Private citizens are caught in the crossfire, abused by both sides, and denied the legal ability to arm themselves....
  • In front of Billy Graham Center in Wheaton, "Donald Trump is Antichrit"

    10/19/2016 7:29:24 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 35 replies
    Illinois Review ^ | 10-18-2016
    WHEATON - While evangelist Billy Graham's son Franklin Graham stands solidly behind the Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, students at the elder Graham's alma mater Wheaton College are evidently not in agreement. "Donald Trump is the 'Anti-Chrit'", a misspelled chalking said on the steps of the evangelical school's Billy Graham Center. Although Graham has declared his continuing support for Trump despite videos revealing and rumors suggesting immoral behavior which Graham preaches against, he wrote on his Facebook page this week that he's not condoning Trump's behavior: Continue reading "In front of Billy Graham Center in Wheaton, "Donald Trump is Antichrit""...
  • Siege of Raqqa?

    10/18/2016 12:30:17 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 6 replies
    John Batchelor show ^ | 17 October 2016 | John Batchelor interviews Josh Rogin
    Podcast 9:37 Preparations are already well underway. The U.S. military is arming and training SDF units and recruiting Arab rebels willing to participate. The administration is considering direct arming of the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) militia for the operation, over Turkey’s objections. Officials know there are limits to what Kurdish troops should be allowed to do. “We’re not going to have the YPG go in and hold Raqqa. We are actively recruiting an Arab force, and we’ll have as many Arabs as possible,” the senior administration official said. “If you want to build another force to do it, Daesh...
  • Siege of Mosul. Dabiq Falls. Taliban Rising

    10/18/2016 11:19:10 AM PDT · by Lorianne · 16 replies
    John Batchelor show ^ | 17 October 2016 | john batchelor interviews Bill Roggio, Tom Joscelyn
    Podcast 18:59 If the Islamic State digs in and defends Mosul, the fight is expected to be bloody. More than 6,000 Islamic State fighters are thought to be in the city. It has deployed thousands of mines and has dug an elaborate network of tunnels and trenches across Mosul in preparation for a protracted urban fight. Additionally, hundreds of thousands of civilians are trapped in the city as the Islamic State has prevented them from leaving. However, during recent battles in major Iraqi cities such as Ramadi and Fallujah, the Islamic State withdrew the bulk of its troops and left...
  • A Christian case for Trump...

    10/17/2016 3:27:47 PM PDT · by AzNASCARfan · 10 replies
    email/internet | unknown
    This may be the best and most honest political promotion statement you will ever read. It decidedly does not brush objections aside. You hate Hillary? READ it. You hate Trump? READ it. You think there's no choice? READ it. And, read it with your grown-up hat on. We've all been dealt huge responsibility with this election. The first step toward accepting responsibility is accepting it, and the first step toward accepting it is recognizing it. READ THIS. Read every single word. It'll take you about three minutes. Be sure to read to the end (take a few minutes and read...
  • CNN Irked at Chant [semi-satire]

    10/17/2016 11:01:27 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 3 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 16 Oct 2016 | John Semmens
    In a post-debate campaign rally GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump continued his charges of media bias by referencing the three-on-one (two moderators and Hillary Clinton vs. Trump) format of the Sunday night face-off. The crowd began chanting “CNN sucks,” much to the dismay of a few CNN “talking heads,” including Chris Cuomo, Alisyn Camerota, Brian Stelter, and Bill Carter. Cuomo characterized the crowd response as “dangerous and unprecedented. We haven’t treated Trump any differently than any other Republican nominee. All of them—Romney, McCain, Bush—took it in stride without complaining. That Trump would make an issue out of it shows his...
  • Government hurting you just to heal you? Why?

    10/17/2016 5:50:07 AM PDT · by mainestategop · 2 replies
    Mainestategop ^ | Brian Ball & Michael O'sullivan
    Retired businessman, activist, Free stater and Catholic layman Michael O'sullivan of the New England Alliance for Liberty and Free Markets from Lebannon NH responds to Roger Bauer's family over remarks made in favor of abusing their son Roger Bauer.  Well just when we thought we heard the last of the commie family Bauer, they wont acknowledge that they are the problem not Roger Bauer. Roger's brother and peer-to-peer therapist had this to say... You say hurting never helps anyone, well Roger, sometimes you we have to be hurt so we can be made well.  Jeff Gilman had to be hurt...
  • GREENFIELD: The "Muslim Hate Crimes Increase" Hoax

    10/17/2016 5:26:25 AM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 15 replies
    The Sultan Knish blog ^ | Sunday, October 16, 2016 | Daniel Greenfield
    Sunday, October 16, 2016 The "Muslim Hate Crimes Increase" Hoax Posted by Daniel Greenfield You may have seen the headlines claiming that “hate crimes” against Muslims have soared to levels not seen since 9/11. According to this controversial study, hate crimes had increased 78%. All the media had to do was fill in the boilerplate language blaming Trump and Islamophobic discourse by conservatives. These numbers come from the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism at California State University San Bernardino. It’s conveniently located around 11 miles from the site of the Muslim massacre in San Bernardino. One of...
  • Wikileaks Exposes Democrats' Disdain for Catholicism, Latinos & Blacks [semi-satire]

    10/16/2016 10:57:57 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 2 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 16 Oct 2016 | John Semmens
    One of the latest batches of emails made public by Wikileaks revealed that key Clinton supporters have expressed low opinions of Catholic doctrines. Clinton campaign communications director Jennifer Palmieri labeled them "backwards." Center for American Progress (a public policy advocacy organization founded by Hillary Clinton's 2016 Campaign Director John Podesta) senior fellow John Halpin called conservative interpretations of the religion "an amazing bastardization of the faith." And Podesta has been working with billionaire financier of left-wing causes George Soros to promote a "Catholic Spring" modeled on the "Arab Spring" that has successfully replaced the secular government of Egypt with jihadi...
  • Greenfield: No Flies on Hillary

    10/15/2016 5:21:06 AM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 20 replies
    The Sultan Knish blog ^ | October 14, 2016 | Daniel Greenfield
    Friday, October 14, 2016 No Flies on Hillary Posted by Daniel Greenfield “Let me just start out by saying that so much of what he just said is not right,” Hillary began. And then while 63 million people watched, a member of Musca domestica, or the common housefly, landed and perched near her eye. Trump had just wrapped up a thorough takedown of the Clintons and their abuse of women. “There’s never been anybody in the history politics in this nation that’s been so abusive to women,” he said. The camera cut to a stone-faced Bill Clinton sitting unmoving in...
  • Clinton Campaign Calls Wikileaks "Violation of Constitutional Rights" [semi-satire]

    10/15/2016 12:38:47 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 7 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 16 Oct 2016 | John Semmens
    The flood of emails obtained from Clinton confidants detailing repeated instances of illegal, dishonest, and despicable behavior has provoked a howl of protest from the Clinton for President campaign. "Lest anyone forget, let me remind them that these emails were purloined surreptitiously and illegally," campaign manager Robby Mook complained. "By invading the privacy of people actively supporting Secretary Clinton's election they have been forced to unwillingly testify against themselves. This compelled testimony is as flagrant a violation of the Constitution's guarantee against self-incrimination as we have ever seen in a political campaign in our nation's history." Among the revelations contained...
  • New 50p coin struck for Battle of Hastings anniversary

    10/15/2016 12:15:22 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 23 replies ^ | October 10, 2016 | BBC
    The first of five million 50p coins to commemorate the 950th anniversary of the Battle of Hastings in 1066 have been struck at the Royal Mint. The coin, which shows King Harold with an arrow through his eye, marks one of the most well-known events in British history.
  • The truth about the Yom Kippur war, Nixon and Kissinger

    10/14/2016 10:17:30 AM PDT · by mainestategop · 43 replies
    This month marks the 43rd anniversary of the Yom Kippur War. We have been fed some false information about this war. For starters, Israel did not strike first unlike in the 1967 Six day war when Israel was forced to launch a pre-emptive strike as her enemies amassed on her borders and as the UN stood aside and allowed them to do so. The Arabs shot first  On the night of September 25, King Hussein secretly flew to Tel Aviv to warn Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir of an impending Syrian attack. Throughout September, Israel received eleven more warnings...
  • The going rate to destroy a career

    10/14/2016 7:13:44 AM PDT · by shoff · 20 replies
    10/14/2016 | Steven Hoffman
    What is the going rate these days to destroy a career? What would you be willing to do to advance your own career, launch into a second career or just prove to your friends what a committed party member you are? To answer this we will have to trace back some successes and failures of attempted career sabotage and analyze the outcomes. Anita Hill who when it looked like Clarence Thomas would be appointed to the Supreme Court suddenly remembered she was sexually harassed early in her three year association with him. She did lose her professorship and was never...
  • The Battle of Hastings occurred 950 years ago on October 14, 1066

    10/14/2016 5:35:22 AM PDT · by harpygoddess · 44 replies
    VA Viper ^ | 10/14/2016 | HarpyGoddess
    Today is the anniversary of the Battle of Hastings in 1066, in which William the Conqueror initiated the Norman conquest of England by defeating the forces of the Anglo-Saxon King Harold, who was killed in the conflict (although there's been recent speculation that Harold survived). William, Duke of Normandy, had been promised the English throne by his cousin, Edward the Confessor (reigned 1042-1066), and Harold, earl of Wessex, had sworn agreement to that succession. However, with the death of Edward, Harold crowned himself king, leading William to mount a sea-borne invasion to assert his own right. Landing his army on...
  • Playing NOW - The GREATEST Fraud Ever Perpetrated on America!

    10/13/2016 10:57:17 AM PDT · by · 10 replies
    GOP Mike's Blog ^ | 10-13-16 | GOP Mike
    Your Phony Candidate & her Business Partner in Crime To my Conservative Friends: Imagine this - You are a liberal democrat (I know - humor me!) & work in politics.  You have worked for many democratic candidates in the past and you just landed your dream Job! You are now the Campaign Manager for a Presidential candidate! You sit in your nice $400 leather spinning chair at campaign headquarters as you ponder your strategy for winning the Presidency of the United States. Your candidate is not an attractive candidate.  She is robotic, cold, rarely smiles, has a screeching voice...
  • Thinking Ahead: International Reciprocity for Concealed Carry Permits

    10/13/2016 7:21:45 AM PDT · by marktwain · 9 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 7 October, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    Image from Donald Trump has a reputation of being a world class negotiator.  He says he is going to renegotiate NAFTA and other international trade agreements.  He has a concealed carry permit. His sons have hunted internationally, especially in Africa. He is a world traveler. When a firearms owner in the United States leaves the country, he loses the protection of the Second Amendment.  This does not mean he loses the right to self defense. It is a historically recent development to be legally difficult for Americans to travel abroad with weapons.  Prior to WWI it was done...
  • Revolt Against the American Aristocracy

    10/12/2016 6:31:19 PM PDT · by marktwain · 11 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 13 October, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    The current aristocracy in America came to power in the 1960's.  It was a major shift in the power elite, away from the military, captains of industry, and religious leaders.  It became heavily concentrated in media elites, educators, bureaucrats and lawyers.  It was a deliberate infiltration of institutions and the seizure of power from the people and the states; concentrating it in unelected and unaccountable institutions. The rise of network TV, the fairness doctrine imposed by the FCC, and the takeover of virtually all national media by doctrinaire "progressives" meant that the "progressive" gatekeepers in the media decided who...
  • Voter "Irregularities" Popping Up Across the Nation [semi-satire]

    10/11/2016 11:08:48 AM PDT · by John Semmens
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 9 Oct 2016 | John Semmens
    As election day grows nearer reports of voter irregularities are surfacing in numerous locations around the country. In Texas, the Attorney General's Office is investigating a vote-harvesting scheme involving as many as 20,000 bogus ballots in Tarrant County. The vote harvesting scheme entails Democratic Party operatives "helping" the elderly, mentally incapacitated, and the economically disadvantaged fill out their ballots, if not actually forging signatures and manufacturing non-existent voters. In Philadelphia, a spot check by Joseph Vanderhulst, an attorney with the Public Interest Legal Foundation, found that 86 non-citizens have been registered to vote for years with half of them casting...
  • TX: AK-47 Clone Used to Defend Jewelry Store from 4 Armed Attackers

    10/11/2016 4:57:04 AM PDT · by marktwain · 5 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 4 October, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    Image from A jewelry store owner used an AK-47 clone to defend his store, employees, and customers from four armed attackers during a dramatic gunfight.  The gunfight happened at high noon on three October, 2016.  The attackers came in shooting. But surprise and speed were not enough to win the fight against the store owner and employees. From In a hail of gunfire, Conroe jewelry store owner Jeffery Turner Jr. made the decision to shoot back – with his AK-47 rifle – at four men who opened fire on his customers and staff during an attempted robbery...
  • Greenfield: The End of Columbus Day is the End of America

    10/11/2016 12:58:05 AM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 30 replies
    The Sultan Knish blog ^ | October 10, 2016 | Daniel Greenfield
    Monday, October 10, 2016 The End of Columbus Day is the End of America Posted by Daniel Greenfield Columbus may have outfoxed the Spanish court and his rivals, but he is falling victim to the court of political correctness. The explorer who discovered America has become controversial because the very idea of America has become controversial. There are counter-historical claims put forward by Muslim and Chinese scholars claiming that they discovered America first. And there are mobs of fake indigenous activists on every campus to whom the old Italian is as much of a villain as the bearded Uncle Sam....
  • Warts and all.

    10/08/2016 2:28:10 AM PDT · by Fhios · 32 replies
    10/8/2016 | Total Vanity
    I accept and will vote for Donald Trump for President. 'Wart's and all'.
  • Clintons Mock Trump's Lewd Conversation from 2005 [semi-satire]

    10/08/2016 1:57:36 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 8 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 9 Oct 2016 | John Semmens
    A Washington Post story about a lewd conversation between Donald Trump and Billy Bush of "Access Hollywood" in 2005 was viewed with scorn and derision by both Bill and Hillary Clinton. Bill homed in on Trump's description of his attempt to seduce a woman by offering to buy her furniture. "What kind of a loser has to stoop so low to garner the attentions of a woman?" he asked. "On top of that Trump admits that he failed to achieve his objective. Kissinger was the one who had it right—power is the ultimate aphrodisiac. Maybe if Trump had been a...
  • Greenfield: The Deadly Israeli House

    10/07/2016 2:13:21 AM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 16 replies
    The Sultan Knish blog ^ | Wednesday, October 05, 2016 | Daniel Greenfield
    Wednesday, October 05, 2016 The Deadly Israeli House Posted by Daniel Greenfield There are few weapons as deadly as the Israeli house. When its bricks and mortar are combined together, the house, whether it is one of those modest one story hilltop affairs or a five floor apartment building complete with hot and cold running water, becomes far more dangerous than anything green and glowing that comes out of the Iranian centrifuges. Forget the cluster bomb and the mine, the poison gas shell and even tailored viruses. Iran can keep its nuclear bombs. They don't impress anyone in Europe or...
  • The Later Debates Are What Matters

    10/06/2016 7:24:35 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 12 replies
    Illinois Review ^ | October 05, 2016 | Frank J Biga III
    The Later Debates Are What Matters By Frank J Biga III There seems to be a lot of hand-wringing and angst on the GOP side over Donald Trump’s debate performance last Monday nite. To which I reply, "It won’t matter." Did Obama’s abysmal and downright tired performance in the first debate affect him in 2012? No. Did Ronald Reagan’s seeming absent-mindedness affect the results in 1984? No. Did George Bush’s initial debate performance against John Kerry stop him from winning? No. So there is little to justify this near panic by some in the GOP over the first debate. In...
  • When Did Our Elites Become Self-Serving Parasites?

    10/05/2016 11:42:24 AM PDT · by Lorianne · 22 replies
    Of Two Minds ^ | 03 October 2016 | Charles Hugh Smith
    Combine financialization, neoliberalism and moral bankruptcy, and you end up with self-serving parasitic elites. When did our financial and political elites become self-serving parasites? Some will answer that elites have always been self-serving parasites; as tempting as it may be to offer a blanket denunciation of elites, this overlooks the eras in which elites rose to meet existential crises. Following in Ancient Rome's Footsteps: Moral Decay, Rising Wealth Inequality(September 30, 2015) As historian Peter Turchin explained in his book War and Peace and War: The Rise and Fall of Empires, the value of sacrifice was a core characteristic of the...
  • Christopher Columbus, Vs. “the noble red man.”

    10/04/2016 7:29:47 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 43 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/03/16 | Jeffrey A. Friedberg
    False matrix of a false reality that the Rulers use to break down, beat down, and make “guilty” my (our) beloved American traditions and history, which they seek to warp, or destroy utterly “…Numerous communities have decided to commemorate the lives of indigenous Americans lost to genocide and colonial oppression instead of Christopher Columbus’s journey across the Atlantic.” Know what? I’m sick of hearing this garbage about Christopher Columbus, Vs. “the noble red man.” Charges of Columbus’ anti-Native-American/Indigenous-People/First-Americans, Racism (whatever the hell THAT means anymore), genocide, and all that other happy horse manure seem to have really worn out...
  • A Silhouette in the Sunset

    10/01/2016 8:38:41 AM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 9 replies
    The Burning Platform ^ | Sept. 30, 2016 | "Uncola"
    His mother was born in Kansas. His father hailed from Kenya. These star-crossed lovers met in a Russian Language class at the University of Hawaii in 1960. A year later, he was born on August 4, 1961. Even today, his origin of birth remains a topic of national concern. In fact, the subject of his birth certificate was recently raised by the NBC moderator, Lester Holt, during the presidential debate on September 26, 2016. This, in turn, fomented a very heated discussion between the presidential candidates: Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.

    10/01/2016 8:37:32 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 15 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/01/16 | Jeffrey A. Friedberg
    I’m writing to tell you—figuratively—if your persist in supporting these people whom you seem to think love and treasure you—then, you should pack a tight go-bag, because there isn’t much room in those rail-cars, even if they give you sleeping berths “The White House press office on Friday struck out ‘Israel’ as the country in which Jerusalem is located when distributing a transcript of President Obama’s remarks at the funeral of former Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres.” My sad, sweet, sensitive, fair, and honorable brothers and sisters. Greetings from the Hebrew ‘Hood.