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  • Dr Bernard Nathanson ~ Inside the Abortion Cartel

    07/30/2015 6:09:02 PM PDT · by Morgana · 11 replies
    Sensus Fidelium/Youtube ^ | Jul 27, 2015 | Sensus Fidelium
    Dr Bernard Nathanson ~ Inside the Abortion Cartel Former atheist and abortionist now Catholic pro life advocate, Dr Nathanson, on where we are in the war for human life. The Dr speaks of fetal tissue research (that is still going on today), amniocentesis, RU-485, and ways we can, & should, fight against this. This is taken from 2 talks of his found here http://www.keepthefaith.org/SearchRes... which has 3 total talks of his. Solid talks too. VIDEO ONLY ON LINK
  • Footballer Sparks Row by Wearing Franco T-Shirt

    07/30/2015 3:32:29 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 26 replies
    The Local ^ | 30 Jul 2015
    The latest signing to Real Jaén FC wore a T-shirt printed with the face of the fascist dictator and after causing a stir claimed not to have a clue who the man was.He might play on the right-wing but Portuguese signing Nuno Silva got into a right-wing controversy of a different kind on Wednesday when he wore a T-shirt bearing the face of General Francisco Franco, who ruled Spain with an iron fist from 1939 - 1975. "We were chatting beforehand, signing the contract, and no one realized. It was our fault for not preventing him from going into the...
  • After 20 Years, Naugles Is Open Again in Southern California

    07/30/2015 12:18:20 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 14 replies
    CNN Wire via KTLA ^ | July 29, 2015
    After a 20-year hiatus, Naugles, a popular Mexican restaurant that once had a cult-like following, reopened Tuesday in Southern California ... Naugles merged with Del Taco in 1988, and by 1995 all of its locations had been shut down and replaced with Del Taco restaurants ...
  • University Language Guide: The Word ‘American’ Is Now Offensive

    07/30/2015 7:31:30 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    National Review ^ | 07/30/2015 | Katherine Timpf
    According to a “Bias-Free Language Guide” used by the University of New Hampshire, the word “American” is “problematic” and therefore should not be used. “North Americans often use ‘American’ which usually, depending on the contexts, fails to recognize South America,” the guide explains. “[It] assumes the U.S. is the only country inside these two continents,” it adds. It recommends using “Resident of the U.S.” or “U.S. citizen” instead. According to the guide, other “problematic” terms include “opposite sex” (it recommends using “other sex,”) “senior citizen” (it recommends “old people” or “people of advanced age”) and “obese” (it recommends using...
  • [Vanity]Help me understand reaction to Planned Parenthood videos

    07/29/2015 6:52:10 PM PDT · by PinkChampagneonIce · 25 replies
    I am hoping FReepers can help me out here, because I am having a difficult time understanding the reaction to the recently released videos regarding Planned Parenthood selling body parts. Pro-life people have been showing pictures of what happens at abortions for decades, and yet none of those pictures have ever produced the kind of reaction that the current videos are producing. Why is that? Is it because money is being made? Is it because a specific location is targeted? Is it because of the macabre sort of science-fiction aspect of body parts being bought and sold? Is it because...
  • JFK had a good idea

    07/29/2015 10:48:45 AM PDT · by knarf · 14 replies
    I remember this and maybe it should be resurrected
  • America’s Enemies Are Laughing at Us

    07/29/2015 10:14:26 AM PDT · by rktman · 8 replies
    canadafreepress.com ^ | 7/29/2015 | Cliff Kincaid
    Time magazine is out with a colorful and glossy “Inside the New Cuba” special edition, featuring smiling Cuban kids wearing Communist garb on the cover. Page 64 has a photo showing “Cuban fans” holding up “their national flag” at a baseball game. It turns out that the really happy Cubans are those who have been defecting from the island “paradise,” as Time magazine calls the prison camp country. Credit goes to Christine Rousselle of Townhall.com for covering these defections. They seem to be developing into a regular feature, with Rousselle providing regular updates about additional defections. So far, eight players...
  • Why is the US still using a Nazi tall ship?

    07/29/2015 7:42:24 AM PDT · by Freeport · 108 replies
    BBC News ^ | 29 July 2015 | James Morgan
    The Eagle was built by the Nazis and fought for Hitler in World War Two - so how did a tall ship that once flew the swastika end up as a training vessel for new US Coast Guard cadets? Driving home along the coast of Connecticut one winter's evening, Tido Holtkamp saw a ghost. There she was - moored in the harbour, her three towering masts, draped with those familiar sails he had rigged back in the German Navy in World War Two. Her body had been repainted in the red, white and blue of the US, but her curves...
  • Strange 'conehead' skeleton unearthed at Russia's Stonehenge:

    07/29/2015 6:21:12 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 61 replies
    www.dailymail.co.uk ^ | Updated: 15:18 EST, 27 July 2015 | Sarah Griffiths
    Elongated head was bound in tribal tradition 2,000 years ago Skeleton with long skull was unearthed in Arkaim, central Russia It's thought to belong to a woman living almost 2,000 years ago Her skull is elongated because it was bound out of tribal tradition Arkaim is known as Russia's Stonehenge because it may have been used by ancient people to study the stars, like the British site A skeleton with an unusual-shaped skull has been unearthed on a site known as Russia's Stonehenge. When images of the remains were first published, UFO enthusiasts rushed to claim they were proof that...
  • Today's Anti-Capitalists Ignore The Fundamental Problems Of Socialism

    07/28/2015 8:26:18 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 3 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 7-28=2015 | Tyler Durden
    Anti-market and pro-socialist rhetoric is surging in headlines (see also here, here, and here) and popping up more and more on social media feeds. Much of the time, these opponents of markets can’t tell the difference between state-sponsored organizations like the International Monetary Fund and actual markets. But, that doesn’t matter because the articles and memes are often populist and vaguely worded — intentionally framed in such a way to easily deflect uninformed attacks and honest descriptions of what they are actually saying. In the end, they can all be boiled down to one message: socialism works and is better...
  • French teen finds 560,000 year-old tooth (Update)

    07/28/2015 12:23:38 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 24 replies
    A 16-year-old French volunteer archaeologist has found an adult tooth dating back around 560,000 years in southwestern France, in what researchers hailed as a "major discovery" Tuesday. "A large adult tooth—we can't say if it was from a male or female—was found during excavations of soil we know to be between 550,000 and 580,000 years old, because we used different dating methods," paleoanthropologist Amelie Viallet told AFP. "This is a major discovery because we have very few human fossils from this period in Europe," she said. The tooth was found in the Arago cave near the village of Tautavel, one...
  • Every Marine is a Carbineman: USMC may switch to M4

    07/28/2015 11:44:21 AM PDT · by C19fan · 28 replies
    Guns.com ^ | July 28, 2015 | Max Slowik
    Marine Corps leaders have made the long-awaited proposal to adopt the M4 carbine as the standard Marine infantry rifle. The recommendation wouldn’t completely phase out the currently-standard M16, but it would push the archetypal rifle into a support role. This follows in the Army’s footsteps, which began the transition to M4s more than 20 years ago. The M4 is in use with the Marines for select roles and is issued to officers as well.
  • Family of Doctor Who Treated Lincoln Assassin Visit Prison

    07/27/2015 8:04:54 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 19 replies
    About 80 descendants of Dr. Samuel A. Mudd marked Friday's 150th anniversary of Mudd's July 24, 1865, arrival at an isolated Gulf of Mexico fort where he was imprisoned after splinting the broken leg of President Abraham Lincoln's assassin. Wearing "Free Dr. Mudd'' T-shirts, the group toured Fort Jefferson, a former Union military prison on an island 68 miles west of Key West in remote Dry Tortugas National Park. Most visited the cell where Mudd spent four years after being convicted as a co-conspirator in Lincoln's assassination. Great-grandson Tom Mudd, who spearheaded the pilgrimage, believes the doctor was unaware of...
  • Great Painting: The Demise of America

    07/27/2015 6:02:47 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 26 replies
    Jon McNaughton ^ | 07/25/2015
  • Landscaper gets year in jail for running over ducklings with lawnmower

    07/27/2015 12:05:04 PM PDT · by dennisw · 65 replies
    foxnews ^ | July 27, 2015
    Jason Falbo was sentenced to a year behind bars for killing nine ducklings with his lawnmower. (Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office) WELLINGTON, Fla. – A Florida landscaper who ran over a family of ducks with his riding lawnmower has been sentenced to a year in jail. A Palm Beach County judge sentenced 24-year-old Jason Scott Falbo II last week after he pleaded guilty to felony animal cruelty charges. Authorities say Falbo mowed down the ducks May 2 at the home of a family caring for them in Wellington. Police say nine ducklings died, while their mother and two ducklings survived....
  • Senators and Representative....

    07/27/2015 8:41:49 AM PDT · by HarleyLady27
    myself ^ | July 27, 2015 | HarleyLady27
    I posted earlier that I was going to post some items about my Senators and Reps....and hopefully I will be able to do this....this is just for information and to let people know how our government is being trashed...
  • THE TRUTH ABOUT WESTERN 'COLONIALISM': How the misuse of a term legitimizes the jihadist myth

    07/27/2015 8:12:11 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 6 replies
    FrontPage Mag ^ | 07/27/2015 | Bruce Thronton
    Language is the first casualty of wars over foreign policy. To paraphrase Thucydides, during ideological conflict, words have to change their ordinary meaning and to take that which is now given them. One word that has been central to our foreign policy for over a century is “colonialism.” Rather than describing a historical phenomenon––with all the complexity, mixture of good and evil, and conflicting motives found on every page of history––“colonialism” is now an ideological artifact that functions as a crude epithet. As a result, our foreign policy decisions are deformed by self-loathing and guilt eagerly exploited by our adversaries....
  • Israeli Archaeologists Discover 3,000-Year-Old Jar With Inscription of Name From the Bible

    07/27/2015 8:05:18 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 37 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 07/27/2015 | Anugrah Kumar
    Archaeologists in Israel have found a rare inscription of the name of an apparently influential person from the time of King David, a name that is also mentioned in the Bible, according to Israel Antiquities Authority. Archaeologists have discovered a 3,000-year-old large ceramic jar with the inscription of the name "Eshbaal Ben Beda," The Associated Press reported Sunday. The Old Testament book of 1 Chronicles in 8:33 and 9:39 identifies the fourth son of Saul as Eshbaal, also written as as Ish-bosheth. "Ner was the father of Kish, Kish the father of Saul, and Saul the father of Jonathan, Malki-Shua,...
  • Remains of 36 unidentified Marines from WWII battle return

    07/27/2015 5:55:13 AM PDT · by Kartographer · 8 replies
    The military and a private organization have brought home the remains of 36 Marines killed in one of World War II's bloodiest battles. A group called History Flight recovered the remains from the remote Pacific atoll of Tarawa, the U.S. Marine Corps said. A ceremony was held Sunday in Pearl Harbor to mark their return.
  • Walter Williams: Historical ignorance

    07/24/2015 6:56:31 PM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 42 replies
    http://www.richmond.com ^ | July 14, 2015 | Walter Williams
    The victors of war write its history in order to cast themselves in the most favorable light. That explains the considerable historical ignorance about our war of 1861 and panic over the Confederate flag. To create better understanding, we have to start a bit before the 1787 Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia. The 1783 Treaty of Paris ended the war between the Colonies and Great Britain. Its first article declared the 13 Colonies “to be free, sovereign and independent states.” These 13 sovereign nations came together in 1787 as principals and created the federal government as their agent. Principals have always...
  • A Manhattan Project Veteran Had a Unique View of Atomic Bomb Work

    07/26/2015 8:34:14 PM PDT · by Theoria · 24 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 26 July 2015 | James Barron
    Benjamin Bederson turned past the page in the diary from long ago, the page he had burned a hole through, and mentioned things he had done since that summer of 1945. “Was an experimental atomic physicist,” he said. “Worked as a professor at New York University, taught almost every course in physics, was editor in chief of the American Physical Society and helped usher physics journals into the electronic age.” He left out the part about helping to usher in the atomic age — the part about testing the ignition switches for the atomic bomb that was dropped on Nagasaki...
  • Moral decline

    07/26/2015 7:19:52 AM PDT · by daniel1212 · 9 replies
    conservapedia.com ^ | November 2010 | conservapedia.com
    Moral decline (or degeneration) refers to the process of declining from a higher to a lower level of morality. The condition of moral decline is seen as preceding or concomitant with the decline in quality of life, as well as the decline of nations. In the words of British lawyer and jurist Judge Devlin (1905 -1992), "an established morality is as necessary as good government to the welfare of society. Societies disintegrate from within more frequently than they are broken up by external pressures."[1] Contents[] 1 Moral standards2 Causality 2.1 Biblical theology2.2 Secular ideology 3 Examples of development and decline...
  • Vanity - When did France hit rock bottom?

    07/26/2015 5:22:37 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 32 replies
    I am reading Day of Jackal, I had read it 30 years ago but in my re-reading I have realized that France, even though unstable politically, was run by competent individuals interested in securing the history and legacy of France. Charles de Gaulle might have a autocratic and I am opposed to such, but he is miles ahead of Francois Holland. When did France turn the corner for the worse? Was it the 70s?
  • Meet the Guy Who’s Protesting a Maryland Theater’s Production of Mel Brook's The Producers

    07/25/2015 4:59:45 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 32 replies
    The Washingtonian ^ | 07/25/2015 | By Benjamin Freed
    Olney Theatre’s production of Mel Brooks’s 2001 musical The Producers only has three more performances, but it’s not going to close without a bit of manufactured controversy. Audience members at Montgomery County playhouse are going to have to walk past a small coterie protesting the show’s play-within-the-play, because, the demonstrators say, it makes light of Adolf Hitler and the atrocities committed by Nazi Germany.“I understand the intent is satire,” says Jeffrey Imm, who is organizing the demonstration through his anti-discrimination group, Responsible for Equality And Liberty. “This is the point of morality: some things we have to recognize as absolute...
  • Signs of world's first pictograph found in Gobeklitepe

    07/25/2015 4:58:57 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 29 replies
    Hurriyet Daily News ^ | July 15, 2015 | Anadolu Agency
    Turkey's Göbeklitepe, the site of the world's oldest temple, may be the home of the first pictograph, according to a scene etched into an obelisk. A scene on an obelisk found during excavations in Göbeklitepe, a 12,000-year-old site in the southeastern province of Sanliurfa, could be humanity's first pictograph, according to researchers... Ercan said the artifacts found in Göbeklitepe provided information about ancient burial traditions. "There were no graves 12,000 years ago. The dead bodies were left outdoors and raptors ate them. In this way, people believed the soul goes to the sky," he added. Ercan said it was called...
  • Teams digging into history of the earliest people

    07/25/2015 4:51:52 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 5 replies
    San Antonio Express-News ^ | Saturday, July 25, 2015 | John MacCormack
    In a grassy meadow where eons ago some of America's first settlers camped and chipped stone tools, a precisely dug dirt pit, four yards square, is sinking steadily into the dark soil. And as it descends at a rate of an inch or two a day, the remote excavation northwest of Austin is also traveling backward through the millennia toward the continent's first native people... If all goes well, perhaps quite soon, primitive stone tools, similar to those discovered here a few years ago, will again be unearthed, reinforcing an emerging, if once controversial theory, about when the first humans...
  • Archaeologists find possible evidence of earliest human agriculture

    07/25/2015 3:50:24 AM PDT · by GoneSalt · 6 replies
    theguardian.com ^ | 7/24/2015 | Peter Beaumont
    Israeli archaeologists have uncovered dramatic evidence of what they believe are the earliest known attempts at agriculture, 11,000 years before the generally recognised advent of organised cultivation. The study examined more than 150,000 examples of plant remains recovered from an unusually well preserved hunter-gatherer settlement on the shores of the Sea of Galilee in northern Israel. Previously, scientists had believed that organised agriculture in the Middle East, including animal husbandry and crop cultivation, had begun in the late Holocene period – around 12,000 BC – and later spread west through Europe.
  • Two engraved reliefs unearthed on Red Sea coastline [12th Dynasty]

    07/24/2015 11:55:01 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 22 replies
    Ahram Online ^ | Wednesday, July, 22, 2015 | Nevine El-Aref
    Minister of Antiquities Mamdouh Eldamaty told Ahram Online that studies carried out revealed that the first relief belongs to the Middle Kindom because it bears the cartouche of the seventh king of the 12th Dynasty, King Amenemhat IV, whose reign was characterised by exploration for precious turquoise and amethyst on Punt Island. Meanwhile the second relief, which is in a bad conservation condition, can be dated to the Second Intermediate Period. After restoration, Eldamaty said, more information on the relief would be revealed. Three Roman burials and parts of Berenice Temple's façade were also uncovered as well as a number...
  • Navajo Code Talker Etsicitty Laid to Rest (93)

    07/24/2015 10:41:55 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 17 replies
    KOB4 ^ | 07/24/2015 | Devin Neeley
    Friday, the Navajo Nation laid to rest another Navajo Code Talker from World War II. Kee Etsicitty died on Tuesday at the age of 93. "We are here to pay our respects to our Code Talker and take him to his final resting place," said Chris West. West was with a group of motorcyclists who accompanied the funeral procession. Hundreds gathered to pay their last respects to one of the few remaining Code Talkers. Etsicitty was honored at the Sacred Heart Cathedral in Gallup. "Yeah, I am very proud of him. I love him as a father first, and my...
  • Fossil-Fuel Emissions Causing Huge Impact on Radiocarbon Dating

    07/24/2015 3:56:42 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 45 replies
    nycity.today ^ | Fri, 07/24/2015 - 13:26 | Gloria Bradley
    Radiocarbon dating which is used to estimate the age of every particular thing on earth is facing big threat from the fossil fuel and carbon in the atmosphere. Researchers said excess of carbon in atmosphere due to burning of fossil fuel could reduce the accuracy of Radiocarbon dating. Heather Graven, a climate-physics researcher at Imperial College London, after an analysis has found that emissions from fossil fuels are artificially raising the carbon age of the atmosphere. ... "Combustion of fossil fuels is diluting the fraction of atmospheric carbon dioxide containing radiocarbon. This is making the atmosphere appear as though it...
  • I have a question.....

    07/24/2015 12:14:09 PM PDT · by HarleyLady27 · 59 replies
    none ^ | July 24, 2015 | HarleyLady27
    I just read about the Electoral College....
  • Mammoths killed by abrupt climate change

    07/24/2015 10:12:25 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 75 replies
    http://phys.org ^ | July 23, 2015 | Provided by: University of Adelaide
    This image shows mammoth vertebrae in ice, Yukon Territory, Canada. Credit: Photo Kieren Mitchell, University of Adelaide ******************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************* New research has revealed abrupt warming, that closely resembles the rapid man-made warming occurring today, has repeatedly played a key role in mass extinction events of large animals, the megafauna, in Earth's past. Using advances in analysing ancient DNA, radiocarbon dating and other geologic records an international team led by researchers from the University of Adelaide and the University of New South Wales (Australia) have revealed that short, rapid warming events, known as interstadials, recorded during the last ice age or Pleistocene...
  • A DNA Search for the First Americans Links Amazon Groups to Indigenous Australians

    07/24/2015 6:56:41 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 20 replies
    www.smithsonianmag.com ^ | July 21, 2015 | By Helen Thompson
    The new genetic analysis takes aim at the theory that just one founding group settled the Americas =========================================================================================================== Brazil's Surui people, like the man pictured above, share ancestry with indigenous Australians, new evidence suggests. (PAULO WHITAKER/Reuters/Corbis) ==================================================================================================================== More than 15,000 years ago, humans began crossing a land bridge called Beringia that connected their native home in Eurasia to modern-day Alaska. Who knows what the journey entailed or what motivated them to leave, but once they arrived, they spread southward across the Americas. The prevailing theory is that the first Americans arrived in a single wave, and all Native American populations...
  • Is the Amazon rainforest MAN-MADE? At least 8 MILLION humans may have lived and farmed the [tr]

    07/24/2015 6:22:31 AM PDT · by C19fan · 35 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | July 24, 2015 | Richard Gray
    It is often held aloft by environmental campaign groups as an example of one of the last remaining regions of unspoiled habitat left in the world. But instead of being a pristine rainforest untouched by human hands, the Amazon appears to have been profoundly shaped by mankind. An international team of researchers have published evidence that suggests the Amazon was once home to millions of people who lived and farmed in the area now covered by trees.
  • Madonna Compares Herself to Picasso

    07/23/2015 5:32:36 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 29 replies
    New York Post ^ | July 22, 2015 |
    Madonna thinks artists deep into their careers should stop if they don’t have anything more to say. But at 56, the singer says she still has things to talk about, and in short, she feels like Pablo Picasso. “I like to compare myself to other kinds of artists like Picasso. He kept painting and painting until the day he died. Why? Because I guess he felt inspired to do so,” she said. “Life inspired him, so he had to keep expressing himself, and that’s how I feel.”
  • San Fran. Archbishop: Nancy Pelosi 'Not a Catholic in Good Conscience'

    07/23/2015 1:18:58 PM PDT · by HarleyLady27 · 24 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | Jan 27,2015 | Paul Bois
    "A teaching from which no Catholic can dissent in good conscience."
  • Sacred Honor and all....

    07/23/2015 10:36:11 AM PDT · by waterhill · 13 replies
    today | kcgordon
    What the heck is wrong with us? Are we to be slayed? Are we to give up? I would go and challenge, yet I would be called a 'nutjob' or worse, 'a terrorist'. Why are we not tarring and feathering? Or hanging for that matter? These people are playing us for fools.... Just mad, I will stand by y'all and watch liberty burn as no one wants to disrupt pizza and football....Do not get me started on the RedSkins.....
  • (CT) Democrats drop Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson from dinner name [ed]

    07/23/2015 6:47:44 AM PDT · by C19fan · 18 replies
    ctpost.com ^ | July 22, 2015 | Neil Vigdor
    Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson are history in Connecticut. Under pressure from the NAACP, the state Democratic Party will scrub the names of the two presidents from its annual fundraising dinner because of their ties to slavery. Party leaders voted unanimously Wednesday night in Hartford to rename the Jefferson Jackson Bailey dinner in the aftermath of last month’s fatal shooting of nine worshipers at the historic black church in Charleston, S.C.
  • Happy Birthday Monica Lewinsky

    07/23/2015 5:53:46 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 48 replies
    Born Monica Samille Lewinsky July 23, 1973 (age 41) San Francisco, California, U.S. Education Lewis & Clark College (BA, 1995) London School of Economics (MS, 2006) Occupation Government assistant fashion designer television personality activist
  • Around Livermore: Korean War Vets Honored at VA Center

    07/22/2015 9:38:46 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 2 replies
    Santa Cruz Sentinel ^ | 7/22 | Nora Heston Tarte
    It's impossible to say "thank you" enough to the men and women who have served our country. You may acknowledge a grey-haired man wearing a veteran ball cap as you pass him on the streets, or nod your head toward the young soldier carrying a flag during the Fourth of July parade, but it will never truly be enough. There will always be more we could give to those who gave everything for America. In a continued effort to show their appreciation for America and its military, the South Korean Consulate awarded 13 local Korean War veterans the Ambassador for...
  • Deep in Lake Michigan, divers find pristine shipwreck lost in 1899

    07/22/2015 6:33:29 PM PDT · by cripplecreek · 51 replies
    Mlive.com ^ | July 22, 2015 | Garret Ellison
    LAKE MICHIGAN — It was 3:30 a.m., and Jeff Voss was tired. Voss, a tool and die shop owner when he's not diving on shipwrecks, had been at the wheel since midnight, kept awake by Red Bull and the monotonous duty of keeping the boat on course while simultaneously monitoring the sonar. Somewhere below, a phantom lay waiting. Voss and his fellow wreck sleuths had been patiently combing a 10-square-mile grid of Lake Michigan off Muskegon for the past three days in a modified 25-foot Bayliner; "mowing the lawn" with side-scan sonar in search of a lost propeller steamer that...
  • America first populated in 'a single wave of migration from Siberia' no more than 23,000 years ago

    07/22/2015 4:55:24 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 21 replies
    The Siberian Times ^ | 22 July 2015
    Analysis of DNA of present day indigineous people throws new light on how our ancestors crossed the Bering land and ice bridge which then connected modern-day Chukotka and Alaska. A study led by the Centre for GeoGenetics at the University of Copenhagen, asserts that there was one one initial migration from Siberia to America. Around 10,000 years later there was a split in these human ancestors into two groups, which anthropologists call Amerindians (American Indians) and Athabascans (a native Alaskan people). Previous research had suggested that Amerindian and Athabascan ancestors had crossed the strait independently. 'Our study presents the most...
  • The Greatest Generation vs. the Dependence Generation

    07/22/2015 1:18:00 PM PDT · by rfreedom4u · 11 replies
    The Patriot Retort ^ | May 9, 2015 | Dianny
    In his weekly address today, Barack Obama lauded the Greatest Generation — the men and women who fought for freedom and won the Second World War. In his address, Obama said this howler: Let’s make sure that we keep striving to fulfill our founding ideals—that we’re a country where no matter who we are or where we’re from or what we look like or who we love, if we work hard and take responsibility, every American will have the opportunity to make of our lives what we will. Note that again: “If we work hard and take responsibility, every American...
  • HISTORICAL IGNORANCE II: Forgotten facts about Lincoln, slavery and the Civil War

    07/22/2015 7:36:12 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 724 replies
    FrontPage Mag ^ | 07/22/2015 | Prof. Walter Williams
    We call the war of 1861 the Civil War. But is that right? A civil war is a struggle between two or more entities trying to take over the central government. Confederate President Jefferson Davis no more sought to take over Washington, D.C., than George Washington sought to take over London in 1776. Both wars, those of 1776 and 1861, were wars of independence. Such a recognition does not require one to sanction the horrors of slavery. We might ask, How much of the war was about slavery? Was President Abraham Lincoln really for outlawing slavery? Let's look at his...
  • “Political Correctness:” A Short History of an Ideology

    07/21/2015 7:07:34 PM PDT · by Ray76 · 20 replies
    Free Congress Foundation ^ | November 2004 | William S. Lind
    [] what exactly is “Political Correctness?” This short book, which Free Congress has decided to make available free over its website, seeks to answer that question. It does so in the only way any ideology can be understood, by looking at its historical origins, its method of analysis and several key components, including its place in higher education and its ties with the Feminist movement. Finally, it offers an annotated bibliography for those who wish to pursue the subject in greater depth. Most Americans look back on the 1950s as a good time. Our homes were safe, to the point...
  • Political Correctness Exposed! Marxism Communism Frankfurt School

    07/21/2015 4:36:20 PM PDT · by Ray76 · 11 replies
    PJTV ^ | Bill Whittle
    Bill Whittle explains the history of "political correctness"
  • The History of Political Correctness (video)

    07/21/2015 4:10:36 PM PDT · by Ray76 · 4 replies
    youtube ^ | Free Congress Foundation
    The origins of "political correctness" or "cultural Marxism" can be found in the early parts of the 20th century from the Frankfurt School, which was the headquarters for the Communists scheming in Germany.
  • Does anyone remember this old board game?

    07/21/2015 8:51:14 AM PDT · by Zionist Conspirator · 44 replies
    Self | 7/21/'15 | Zionist Conspirator
    Way back when I was a little kid there were occasional specials sponsored by the 3M company. I don't remember much about them but I do remember a certain commercial that ran during the telecasts. It was for a game 3M had created involving a small square board with holes in it and a set of pegs. The pegs were put in the holes and then other pegs were laid atop them. It struck me at the time because it seemed similar to a game we had at elementary school which consisted of a board and pegs, except that this...
  • Biblical Text from 500 A.D. Deciphered from Charred Scroll

    07/21/2015 8:17:21 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 29 replies
    Discovery ^ | Jul 20, 2015 06:06 PM ET // by | Rossella Lorenzi
    Virtual unwrapping software has revealed verses from the Book of Leviticus in a charred parchment scroll, making it the oldest biblical text after the Dead Sea Scrolls, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) announced on Monday. Found 45 years ago inside the Holy Ark of the synagogue at Ein Gedi, on the western shore of the Dead Sea, the 2.7-inch scroll was dated by C14 analysis to about 500 AD. “This is the first time in any archaeological excavation that a Torah scroll was found in a synagogue, particularly inside a Holy Ark,” the IAA said in a statement. ... To...
  • "Never Swat A Fly" Marius B. Winter & His Orchestra (1930) vocal by Al Bowlly.

    07/21/2015 5:24:57 AM PDT · by Arthur McGowan · 5 replies
    Broadcast Twelve ^ | 1930 | Marius B. Winter
    On Broadcast 2606 (L-0820-1), Marius B. Winter & His Orchestra plays "Never Swat A Fly," a song from the Fox film titled "Just Imagine" (1930).