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  • Immigration group planned girl's pope encounter for a year

    09/28/2015 9:24:21 PM PDT · by aquila48 · 10 replies
    AP ^ | Sep. 25, 2015 | ALICIA A. CALDWELL
    Sophie Cruz's encounter with the pope during a parade in Washington this week looked to be one of those spontaneous, once-in-a-lifetime-moments Francis has become known for. But for 5-year-old Sophie, the chance to wrap her arm around the pope's neck as he offered a hug, kiss and a blessing unfolded as perfectly as it was scripted by members of a coalition of Los Angeles-based immigration rights groups. For nearly a year the group had been preparing the young girl from suburban Los Angeles to make a dash for the popemobile to deliver a message about the plight of immigrant parents...
  • Ahmed the Clock Maker and the Art of the Psychodrama

    09/28/2015 8:30:51 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 09/28/2015 | Victor Davis Hanson
    During Pope Francis’s parade in Washington, 5-year-old Sophie Cruz suddenly dashed up to the popemobile and handed His Holiness a note about the wretched plight of her illegal-alien parents from Los Angeles, who are apparently terrified of all the recent talk about deportations. The media loved the spontaneity and courage of 5-year-old Sophie.But that was not quite the whole story. The entire event reportedly had been scripted for about a year by a group called “Full Rights for Immigrants Coalition,” which, in actuality, is not about immigration per se, but rather full rights for illegal immigrants. According to spokesman...
  • Ahmed Mohameds family hires lawyers to sue for inventor sons rights

    09/27/2015 4:52:20 AM PDT · by ilovesarah2012 · 102 replies ^ | September 24, 2015
    The parents of Ahmed Mohamed, a 14-year-old Muslim boy who was detained for bringing his homemade clock to school, have retained legal counsel to sue over religious persecution. Mohamed, who is the son of a Muslim immigrant from Sudan, was arrested earlier this month after his clock was mistaken for a bomb by a teacher at MacArthur High School in Irving, Texas. The boy was led out of school in handcuffs, sparking outrage on social media and attracting the attention of President Barack Obama, who later invited the boy to the White House. We should inspire more kids like you...
  • The Ahmad Hoax Is Not Going to Hold, and The Media Will Be Massively Discredited

    09/25/2015 6:05:32 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 94 replies
    Ace of Spades HQ ^ | September 24, 2015 | Ace
    I suppose that headline is a bit optimistic -- the media is very good about suppressing stories that expose them as frauds; see the Gosnell coverage. But we're coming to a point where the media's continue refusal to acknowledge the obvious is going to become very embarrassing to them. IBD states the obvious. (I can't quote it because it's short, but it dispels so much of the previous myth-making here; do read it.) Suggesting, to me, that we're about to hit the moment of Peak Media Embarrassment is the fact that the tech community is now openly referring to this...
  • 13,000 miles in VW bus: Argentine family arrives in Philly to see Pope

    09/24/2015 3:45:21 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 86 replies
    CNN ^ | 9-24-15 | Moni Basu
    They traveled 13,000 miles in a Volkswagen bus through 13 countries and were only 30 miles from their destination, Philadelphia, when it broke down. Again. By now, they were accustomed to the idiosyncrasies of their beloved bus. Still, after 194 days on the road and on the city's outskirts, they dealt with one more disappointment. But again with the help of Good Samaritans, they got the bus going again and finally arrived this week in the City of Brotherly Love, the culmination of a journey of epic proportions. They had embarked on the long trip to spend time together as...
  • Watch this little girl defy security guards and get a hug from the Pope

    09/24/2015 4:00:13 PM PDT · by NYer · 96 replies
    cna ^ | September 24, 2015
    Washington D.C., Sep 24, 2015 / 12:50 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Sophie Cruz travelled from Los Angeles, across the United States, with her father and two uncles to try to hand a letter Pope Francis this week. Her dream came true on Wednesday when the popemobile stopped for the child, and she was given the most tender embrace of the day. While Pope Francis paraded on his popemobile toward the National Mall in Washington, D.C., Sept. 23, Cruz, 5, jumped a security barrier and was soon stopped by security agents. But Pope Francis saw her and motioned for the agents to...
  • Police Investigate Possible Hate Crime; Victim Beaten With Bat

    09/21/2015 9:08:50 PM PDT · by re_nortex · 25 replies
    CBSLocal ^ | September 21, 2015 6:30 PM | SeeBS
    Within the past few days, North Texas has seen a hoax bomb and now here's another hoax. It's clearly a false flag as was the case with sodomite Matthew Shepard in the late '90s. Police in Dallas are investigating a beating in the Oak Lawn area as a possible hate crime. I saw his face there was blood everywhere this was very bad, said witness Fransciso Garcia about the victim who was attacked with a baseball bat.
  • The truth about 'Ahmed the clockmaker'

    09/21/2015 4:52:51 PM PDT · by detective · 66 replies
    WND ^ | September 20, 2015 | Joseph Farah
    Ahmeds clock It was Friday, Sept. 11, the 14th anniversary of the most devastating foreign military attack in history on the U.S. mainland. Ahmed Mohamed, 14, was sitting in his Irving, Texas, English class when an alarm went off inside a briefcase the youngster had with him. When he opened the briefcase to turn off the alarm his teacher went to inspect the device, which did not look like a clock, but more like a homemade improvised explosive device the kind of contraption that would never make it, for instance, through a TSA airport check.
  • Area Man Who Claimed Truck Was Vandalized Arrested, Charged (Racial Hoax on #BlackLivesMatter)

    09/19/2015 11:43:18 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 21 replies
    KWTX ^ | September 18, 2015
    A Central Texas man who painted the message Police Lives Matter on the rear window of his pickup after the murder of a Harris County deputy and then told police that he woke up to find the truck vandalized was arrested Friday and charged with false report to a peace officer. Scott Lattin, 45, of Whitney, who painted the message Police Lives Matter on the rear window of his pickup after the murder of a Harris County deputy and then told police he woke up to find the truck vandalized, was arrested Friday and charged with false report to a...
  • Charles Manson Found Dead At Age 80 (hoax)

    09/15/2015 6:19:51 AM PDT · by Neil E. Wright · 75 replies ^ | September 14, 2015
    News 8 Corcoran, California Charles Manson, leader of the 1960s cult group the Manson Family was found dead in his Corcoran State Prison cell early Monday morning. Correction officers approached Mansons cell after they heard strange noises of banging and hollering at approximately 3:17 AM on September 14. When they arrived at Mansons cell, they found him on the ground with a slit throat alongside him, a suicide note which read: As I write this letter on September 14 at 2:20 AM, I feel my soul rising to greatness. I am God, a great leader. These children that...
  • California Gov. Jerry Brown schools Ben Carson on climate change

    09/13/2015 12:54:22 AM PDT · by Libloather · 54 replies
    MSNBC ^ | 9/12/15 | Adam Howard
    Dr. Ben Carson has spent most of his professional career as a man of science, which is why the Republican presidential candidates recent remarks on climate change have been puzzling to many. In a recent interview with the San Francisco Chronicle, the neurosurgeon claimed I know there are a lot of people who say overwhelming science, but then when you ask them to show the overwhelming science, they never can show it. There is no overwhelming science that the things that are going on are man-caused and not naturally caused. The comment soon drew a rebuke from Democratic California Gov....
  • Story Told By Father Of Drowned Toddler Aylan Kurdi Is Full Of Holes (Pam Geller)

    09/07/2015 2:18:09 PM PDT · by Sontagged · 66 replies
    Atlas Shrugs - Pamela Geller ^ | September 6, 2015 | Pam Geller
    Abdullah Kurdis story is made-up. But his lies are now being used and rewarded by the media in full blown propaganda, while pressuring policies to force Europe to take in more economic migrants who have never experienced a war zone. The dead toddler pornography is a dream-come true PR campaign serving ISIS and their overwhelming Muslim supporters. Yes. This fake story is being used to justify the Islamic refugee invasion of Europe. Here is a superb piece about the many inconsistencies in the fathers story: Family of drowned toddler Aylan Kurdi had been given FREE housing in Turkey, while fathers...
  • Shots Fired at Police Cruiser in Millis (Massachusetts)

    09/02/2015 12:36:31 PM PDT · by BAW · 56 replies
    Medfeld Patch ^ | 9/02/2015 | Patrick Luce
    State Police are responding to reports a gunman fired on a Millis cruiser Wednesday afternoon. Shots were fired at a Millis Police cruiser Wednesday afternoon, the Massachusetts State Police announced. A gunman reportedly fired at the cruiser on a Millis street just before 3 p.m. Police officials say the cruiser caught fire after being shot at. The incident is reported to have happened on Forest Road in Millis. Additionally, the Millis Public Library is closed due to the investigation. Millis Police, Millis Fire and the State Police Air Wing are responding. There is no word yet on any potential injuries.
  • The Shroud of Turin: A Mystery Across the Ages

    08/30/2015 11:58:31 PM PDT · by NRx · 66 replies
    Pravoslavie ^ | 08-29-2015 | Fr. Alexey Young
    On this day, the Church celebrates the icon of the Savior "Made Without Hands"the prototype of which is believed to be an image of Jesus Christ's holy face, left on a cloth used to cover His face at burial after the crucifixion. An exhaustively researched and highly interesting article by Fr. Alexy Young, Nun Michaila, and Mary Mansur was published a number of years ago in the periodical, "Orthodox America" on the Shroud of Turin and the Holy Napkin. We present it today in the spirit of the present feast. The truth of God has to be comprehended...
  • July was the hottest month in Earths hottest year on record so far

    08/20/2015 1:50:33 PM PDT · by rickyrikardo · 59 replies
    Washington Post ^ | August 20,/2015 | Jason Samenow
    For planet Earth, no other month was as hot as this past July in records that date back to the late 1800s, NOAA says. And the globe is well on its way to having its hottest year on record. NOAA,NASAand theJapan Meteorological Agency(JMA) have published data that show that it was the hottest July on record. Since July is on average the planets hottest month, temperatures this past month likely* reached their highest point in the history of instrumental records. NOAA calculates that Julys average global temperature of 61.86 degrees was 0.14 degrees warmer than the previous warmest month on...
  • Future generations sue Obama administration over climate change

    08/12/2015 11:10:07 AM PDT · by PROCON · 36 replies
    msnbc ^ | Aug. 12, 2015 | Tony Dokoupil
    One kid says that his familys farm has been damaged by drought and wildfire. Another says that his childhood home has been devalued by rising sea levels. A third alleges an assault on his whole culture as man-made climate change upends the natural world. These and 18 other youth plaintiffs (ages 8 to 19) sued the federal government on Wednesday, walking a first-of-its-kind constitutional claim up the courthouse steps in Eugene, Oregon. The kids argue that inaction on climate change is a violation of their right to life, liberty and property. And they demand that President Obama, seven federal departments...
  • Lesbians Fake Another Crime This Time, It Cost Them Their House

    08/09/2015 2:18:35 PM PDT · by HomerBohn · 34 replies
    Freedom Outpost ^ | 8/7/2015 | Michael Ware
    We have all had that neighbor, the person that you try to avoid, not wanting to have to speak to them. They are abrasive, or loud. They always need to borrow something from you, and you know that if you do not ask for it back, they will never return it to you. Well, what if your neighbor had threatened to burn your house down? One couple in Tennessee claimed this was the situation with their neighbor. When their house caught on fire, they claimed that they had been threatened. The lesbian couple claimed that Janice Millsaps was responsible. The...
  • New photos suggest Lizard Man has returned to South Carolina

    08/07/2015 9:36:48 AM PDT · by Theoria · 23 replies
    WCIV ^ | 04 Aug 2015 | WCIV
    The fabled Bishopville swamp creature known as Lizard Man appears to have surfaced again Sunday afternoon. Sarah, a Sumter woman who says she went to church with a friend Sunday morning, stepped out of the sanctuary to see the Lizard Man running along the tree line. So, she did what anyone else would do--took a picture with her phone. "My hand to God, I am not making this up," she wrote in an email to the WCIV newsroom. "So excited!" She says they were just a mile or so from Scape Ore Swamp, the site of a similar spotting of...
  • Professor arrested in racial profiling hoax [dashcam recording used as evidence]

    08/06/2015 1:04:44 PM PDT · by grundle · 53 replies
    American Thinker ^ | August 5, 2015 | Thomas Lifson
    False claims of racism and hate crimes related to sexuality seem to be endemic. So desirable is the status of victim that some people, especially those in academia, have been known to vandalize their own cars, attach nooses to their office doors, and otherwise fabricate hate crimes against themselves. Oberlin College, with a history of hysteria over fake hate crimes, even generated worldwide headlines for its overwrought response to a series of hate crimes that turned out to be false. We dont know what percentage of hate crime reports are self-generated hoaxes by the purported victims. Often there is no...
  • Teen marijuana use not linked to later depression, lung cancer, other health problems, study finds

    08/04/2015 7:25:58 PM PDT · by CtBigPat · 55 replies
    Chronic marijuana use by teenage boys does not appear to be linked to later physical or mental health issues such as depression, psychotic symptoms or asthma, according to a study published by the American Psychological Association.
  • Obama ignores Californias green power experience

    08/03/2015 4:53:33 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 6 replies
    San Diego Union-Tribune ^ | August 3, 2015 | By Dan McSwain
    With his Clean Power Plan, President Barack Obama is repeating Californias expensive mistake of ignoring the engineering realities of saving the planet and imposing political quotas requiring solar, wind and other renewable energy sources. The big problem is that solar and wind energy are inherently unreliable. Solar power plummets on cloudy days, and falls to zero at sundown. Same goes with wind turbines on a windless evening. In 2006, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and the Legislature required utilities to use renewables for 20 percent of their power, a figure later increased to 33 percent by 2020. If these seem like suspiciously...
  • Archbishop Auza addresses UN Security Council

    08/01/2015 11:08:44 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 6 replies
    Vatican Radio ^ | 7/31/15 | Archbishop Bernardito Auza, the Apostolic Nuncio and Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the Unite
    Archbishop Bernardito Auza, the Apostolic Nuncio and Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations, addressed the UN Security Council on Thursday. His address was directed to the Council's open debate on "Peace and Security Challenges facing Small Island Developing States (SIDS)", drawing heavily on Pope Francis' Encyclical Laudato si'. Please find below Archbishop Auza's full address: Intervention of H.E. Archbishop Bernardito Auza, Apostolic Nuncio and Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the UN United Nations Security Council Open Debate on Peace and Security Challenges facing Small Island Developing States (SIDS) New York, 30 July 2015 Mr....
  • Does Global Warming Actually Increase Antarctic Sea Ice?

    07/31/2015 2:28:06 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 100 replies
    Discovery News ^ | July 31, 2015 | BY PATRICK J. KIGER
    People who insist that climate change isnt happening often try to disprove it by pointing to what they see as contradictory phenomena. One of their most visually compelling arguments has centered upon Antarctic sea ice, which expanded to reach record levels in 2014. If the planet really is warming, they ask, then shouldnt the ice in the southern ocean be melting? But now, in a new, not-yet-published paper, James Hansen, former director of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, and colleagues push back even harder. They argue that the increase in Antarctic sea ice not only doesnt refute climate...
  • Climate models are even more accurate than you thought

    07/31/2015 2:06:09 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 39 replies
    Guardian UK ^ | July 31, 2015 | by Dana Nuccitelli
    Global climate models arent given nearly enough credit for their accurate global temperature change projections. As the 2014 IPCC report showed, observed global surface temperature changes have been within the range of climate model simulations. Now a new study shows that the models were even more accurate than previously thought. In previous evaluations like the one done by the IPCC, climate model simulations of global surface air temperature were compared to global surface temperature observational records like HadCRUT4. However, over the oceans, HadCRUT4 uses sea surface temperatures rather than air temperatures. Theres a common myth that models are unreliable, often...
  • The Colossal Hoax Of Organic Agriculture

    07/29/2015 8:36:45 AM PDT · by Beave Meister · 30 replies ^ | 7/29/2015 | Henry I. Miller and Drew L. Kershen
    Organic agriculture is an unscientific, heavily subsidized marketing gimmick that misleads and rips off consumers. The federal government should stop promoting and subsidizing it. Consumers of organic foods are getting both more and less than they bargained for. On both counts, its not good. Many people who pay the huge premiumoften more than a hundred percentfor organic foods do so because theyre afraid of pesticides. If thats their rationale, they misunderstand the nuances of organic agriculture. Although its true that synthetic chemical pesticides are generally prohibited, there is a lengthy list of exceptions listed in the Organic Foods Production Act,...
  • Mind-blowing Temperature Fraud at NOAA

    07/28/2015 7:12:54 AM PDT · by RedMominBlueState · 34 replies ^ | July 27, 2015 | Steve Goddard
    The measured US temperature data from USHCN shows that the US is on a long-term cooling trend. But the reported temperatures from NOAA show a strong warming trend....
  • Have three climate change scientists been ASSASSINATED? The astonishing claim made by professor

    07/25/2015 4:41:39 PM PDT · by Libloather · 24 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 7/25/15 | Gemma Mullin
    Have three climate change scientists been ASSASSINATED? The astonishing claim made by a Cambridge professor A Cambridge professor has claimed that three scientists investigating climate change in the Arctic may have been assassinated. Professor Peter Wadhams insists Seymour Laxon, Katharine Giles and Tim Boyd could have been murdered by someone possibly working for the oil industry or within government forces. The trio had been studying the polar ice caps - with a focus on sea ice - when they died within a few months of each other in 2013.
  • A cheap but dangerous global warming fix

    07/16/2015 4:32:02 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 32 replies
    PBS NewsHour ^ | July 16, 2015 | BY DAVID KEITH
    What, you ask, can be done to address climate change? A controversial, but cheap solution of last resort has emerged known as solar radiation management. A geoengineering technique, it would shoot particles into the sky to reflect sunlight back to space. The central idea is to make the planet a little bit more reflective, which tends to cool it down, because it will absorb less sunlight. And that will partially and imperfectly compensate for the buildup of greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide, which are tending to trap heat and make the earth warmer, says Harvard environmental scientist David Keith, who...
  • Environmentalists, EPA Force The 200th US Coal Plant To Retire

    07/15/2015 2:34:12 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 27 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | July 15, 2015 | by Michael Bastasch
    A lawsuit brought by environmentalists and federal regulators has forced a major utility to phase out coal use at six power plants in Iowa. Activists claim these retirements bring the total number of U.S. coal plants shut down to 200 or 40 percent of the U.S. coal plant fleet. On Tuesday, the Environmental Protection Agency and Justice Department of Justice announced an Iowa subsidiary of Alliant Energy agreed to pay $7.1 million in civil penalties to environmental projects for violating the Clean Air Act. The settlement also requires the company to stop burning coal or shut down six power...
  • The solution to global warming is at hand, but no one wants to pay for it

    07/15/2015 10:25:21 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 35 replies
    The Oregonian ^ | July 15, 2015 | By Douglas Perry
    It appears to be the obvious answer to the global-warming problem. We suck carbon dioxide out of the air and either recycle it into low-carbon fuel or stick it underground. As solutions go, it's simple, logical, even elegant. Also necessary. "Scientists are increasingly convinced that we are going to need large-scale removal systems to fight climate change," says Noah Deich, founder of the nonprofit Center for Carbon Removal. The key problem apparently isn't technological. Three startups are making significant strides in their efforts to create processes that could "harvest" millions of tons of CO2 from the air around us. The...
  • Long-haul flight times 'increasing due to global warming'

    07/14/2015 2:41:12 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 42 replies
    The Telegraph UK ^ | July 14, 2015 | By Victoria Ward
    <p>Long-haul flights are getting longer due to stronger winds caused by global warming, according to a study.</p> <p>Scientists linked a small increase in return-journey times of long-haul flights with an increase in the variation of the jet stream, the high altitude air that flows from west to east.</p>
  • Climate change threat must be taken as seriously as nuclear war UK minister

    07/13/2015 8:26:54 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 25 replies
    Guardian UK ^ | July 13, 2015 | by Damian Carrington
    The threat of climate change needs to be assessed in the same comprehensive way as nuclear weapons proliferation, according to a UK foreign minister. Baroness Joyce Anelay, minister of state at the Commonwealth and Foreign Office, said the indirect impacts of global warming, such as deteriorating international security, could be far greater than the direct effects, such as flooding. The report, commissioned by the Foreign Office, and written by experts from the UK, US, China and India, is stark in its assessment of the wide-ranging dangers posed by unchecked global warming, including: - very large risks to global food security,...
  • Earth heading for 'mini ice age' in just 15 years, scientists say

    07/13/2015 7:14:20 AM PDT · by ETL · 94 replies
    UPI ^ | Updated July 11, 2015 | Doug G. Ware
    Solar scientists predict that the Earth will enter a "mini ice age" around 2030 due to decreased activity by the sun, which will bring with it frigid cold winters. The last time the Earth experienced a similar situation occurred between 1645 and 1715.
  • Francis on Prophets of Doom

    07/11/2015 4:55:51 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 39 replies
    Fatima Perspectives ^ | July 11,2015 | Christopher A. Ferrara
    In Evangelii Gaudium Francis declared (quoting John XXIII) that We feel that we must disagree with those prophets of doom who are always forecasting disaster, as though the end of the world were at hand. Just over a year-and-a-half later, however, Francis declared in Laudato Si that Doomsday predictions can no longer be met with irony or disdain. A change of position? Perhaps an outright self-contradiction? It is neither. The two statements relate to different sorts of prophet. The first statement, echoing the truly fatuous optimism of John XXIII, scoffs at traditional Catholic prophets of doom, including a long line...
  • Climate change could lead to seas rising 20 feet

    07/10/2015 10:43:09 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 119 replies
    CBS News ^ | July 10, 2015 | By MICHAEL CASEY
    Rising sea levels have been mostly measured in inches in the past decades, but scientists said they could increase more than 20 feet in the future as global warming continues to melt ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica. The dire projections are based on a look back at the climate record, with scientists finding that increases of 20 feet have happened at least twice over the past 3 million years when temperatures were very similar to what they are today. Peter Clark, an Oregon State paleoclimatologist and another co-author of the study, said that because current carbon dioxide levels are...
  • Climate change deniers are conspiracy theorists and damaging the public debate (shortened)

    07/10/2015 10:35:47 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 27 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | July 10, 2015 | By RICHARD GRAY
    They are either championed as brave voices willing to speak out against the scientific majority or dismissed as cranks who lack the evidence to support their arguments. Now deniers of global warming have been dealt a stinging blow by psychologists who found skeptics of man-made climate change tend to believe in conspiracy theories. They say the conspiracist outlook taken by many climate change skeptics is harming the public debate over global warming. Professor Stephan Lewandowsky, an experimental psychologist at the University of Bristol who led the work, said: 'These results add to a growing body of research on the nature...
  • Abortion fundraiser a hoax

    07/07/2015 6:36:26 PM PDT · by Morgana · 2 replies ^ | 7.7.2015 | foxnews
    A fundraising campaign claiming to be from a pregnant woman seeking to raise money online from pro-life supporters to stop a planned abortion turned out to be a publicity stunt for a new fiction book. The webpage, revealed Tuesday to be an augmented excerpt from the newly released paperback, initially purported to seek $1M for an anonymous 26-year-old woman who was seven weeks pregnant. For pro-life organizations, the hoax has a silver lining of drawing attention to the many pregnancy support centers available for women facing challenging and unexpected pregnancy, said Lila Rose, president of Live Action, a pro-life non-profit.
  • Shocker: So-Called Anti-Gay Incident in Utah Was Staged

    07/05/2015 1:18:23 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies
    Jammie Wearing Fools ^ | July 2, 2015 | Jammie
    Imagine that, another phony hate crime. A Utah man who alleged assailants carved homophobic slurs into his arms, robbed his pizza restaurant and firebombed his house has admitted faking the attacks, authorities said. Now the question is whether Rick Jones, 22, of Delta will be prosecuted for reporting false crimes, Millard County Sheriff Robert Dekker told CNN affiliate KSL. The investigation has come to an end today with the admission of Richard (Rick) L. Jones Jr. to having staged all of the incidents, the Sheriffs Office and County Attorneys office said in a Tuesday statement. Dekker said he didnt know...
  • Black Man Arrested After Admitting to Posting Racist Signs Outside Black Churches

    07/02/2015 7:44:02 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 30 replies
    The Root ^ | July 2 2015 | BREANNA EDWARDS
    Forty-four-year-old Vincent Broughton of Colorado Springs, Colo., is facing charges of bias-motivated crime, harassment, littering and disorderly conduct.A Colorado Springs, Colo., man was arrested Tuesday after admitting to local station KRDO that he was the one who posted racially charged signs outside two churches and around the city, KRDO reports. Vincent Broughton, who is black, faces charges of committing a bias-motivated crime, disorderly conduct, harassment and littering, the news site notes. The signs were first put up outside New Covenant Church of God in Christ, and referenced the Ku Klux Klan. On Monday, three signs were found outside the Relevant...
  • Navy Yard, DC. Active Shooter (Update: False Alarm)

    07/02/2015 5:08:04 AM PDT · by TomGuy · 173 replies
    FoxNews, et al ^ | July 2, 2015 | FoxNews, et al
    Active Shooter, Navy Yard, Washington Campus on lockdown.
  • Fanning the Flames of Another Black Church Arson Hoax

    07/01/2015 5:37:25 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 26 replies ^ | July 1, 2015 | Michelle Malkin
    America is still reeling from the horrific Charleston, S.C., massacre at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church that claimed the lives of nine innocent people. The last thing the community and our country need are hysterical journalists compounding the pain with inflammatory reporting on an unsubstantiated "epidemic" of black church arsons. On Monday, a Baltimore Sun lead editorial decried "a series of mysterious fires at African-American churches across the South" in the wake of the Charleston murders. The newspaper cited a "pattern" of attacks, including what it claimed was an "uptick in attacks on 37 black churches in the South" in...
  • FAKE HATE: Black Activist Admits Hanging Confederate Flag from Black Soldier Memorial(MA)

    06/30/2015 10:55:18 AM PDT · by TangoLimaSierra · 31 replies ^ | 6/30/15 | Jim Hoft
    A man claiming responsibility for hanging a Confederate flag from a memorial for black soldiers says he didnt intend it as a racist gestureand in fact was protesting the symbol and what he believes it represents. Some who saw the flag hanging from the memorialincluding a woman who took it downinterpreted its placement as a hateful gesture. The flag hung from a sword held by a sculpture of Col. Robert Gould Shaw, commanding officer of the Union Armys Massachusetts 54th Regiment.
  • Rich countries' $100bn promise to fight climate change 'not delivered'

    06/29/2015 6:42:35 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 19 replies
    Guardian UK ^ | June 29, 2015 | by Suzanne Goldenberg
    Rich countries are very, very far from raising the billions they promised to help poor countries fight climate change, jeopardising the prospects of reaching a global warming deal at Paris, the worlds rising economies warned. As a key United Nations meeting got underway, Brazil, China, India and South Africa said they were disappointed in rich countries failure to make good on a promise six years ago to mobilise $100bn a year by 2020 for climate finance. The funds, intended to help developing countries cut their greenhouse gas emissions and prepare for sea-level rises, extreme weather and other consequences of climate...
  • Most honest assessment of Obama EVER (from Muslims) (Video)

    06/29/2015 5:13:27 AM PDT · by vladimir998 · 26 replies
    MEMRI TV ^ | May 20, 2015 | MEMRI TV
    Hilarious - and completely honest - assessment from Egyptian TV commentators about Obama's bizarre statement that climate change is our greatest national security threat. The subtitles are REAL.
  • Popes Encyclical Brandished at UN, Its Condemnation of Abortion Ignored

    06/27/2015 8:53:46 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 3 replies
    Catholic Lane | June 26, 2015 | Stefano Gerrarini, J.D.
    Pope Francis new encyclical on the environment made an impact on UN negotiations this week. But in the rush to emphasize its input on climate change, his forceful condemnation of abortion and population control remain overlooked. At this weeks negotiations on sustainable development in the General Assembly, Mara Emma Meja Vlez, ambassador of Colombia said the Popes encyclical on climate change was relevant to the UN development agenda. The new papal encyclical on the environment, Laudato Si, has been described as a massive coup for those who emphasize the human causes of climate change. It has lent the moral backing...
  • Do your neighbors believe in global warming? New map has answer

    06/26/2015 6:00:24 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 20 replies
    The Oregonian ^ | June 25, 2015 | By Kelly House
    Multnomah County has the state's highest percentage of global warming believers, according to new figures from Yale University. According to the university's national climate change opinions map, 74 percent of residents believe global warming is happening, while 13 percent don't buy it. The newly released figures are based on a complex statistical analysis of public perceptions about climate change in every state, congressional district and county across the country. Washington, D.C. residents led the nation in climate change affirmation, with 81 percent of residents. Floridians' title as the nation's biggest climate change deniers. Curious what your neighbors think about global...
  • The Climate Letter Urges Dialogue with Everyone, So Why Did Vatican Single Out and Harass Us?

    06/25/2015 5:37:32 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 10 replies
    PJ Media ^ | June 34, 2015 | Tom Harris
    The Vaticans contradictions extend beyond its behavior: they even appear within the encyclical letter itself. The Pope stresses open dialogue, as in the quote above, but then the pope references obstructionist attitudes ranging from denial of the problem to indifference, supporting Yores contention that he in fact has no patience for divergent views on the topic.
  • The Great Polling Hoax: The Reason Behind the Jeb Bush Surge

    06/25/2015 9:39:13 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 06/25/2015 | Arnold Steinberg
    Earlier this week, national media boldly reported that Jeb Bush, nearly doubling his polling numbers, had jumped ahead of the Republican pack. Further, Scott Walker had made big gains and now clearly was in second place, with Marco Rubio strongly in third. Six candidates (including Donald Trump) somehow each scored only 1 percent or less. Rick Santorum miraculously was at zero.The resulting media spin can affect each candidate’s momentum and fundraising, as well as shape reporting over the next few weeks.One plausible reason for the apparent Jeb Bush surge is that this widely heralded NBC News/Wall Street Journal survey...
  • Chuck Schumer: Carbon tax has a chance if Clinton wins

    06/24/2015 6:28:08 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 13 replies
    Politico ^ | June 23, 2015 | By ELANA SCHOR
    Sen. Chuck Schumer outlined a path Tuesday for Hillary Clinton to enact a carbon tax if the Democrats prevail in the 2016 elections. Schumer said that a Clinton presidency and the return of his party to the Senate majority in 2017 could pave the way for lawmakers to enact a carbon tax to help fund the government. The mere suggestion of a new fee on the emissions blamed for climate change, however, could become a political headache for Clinton and other Democrats, and its routinely dismissed by Republicans. Schumer also vowed that Democrats would successfully defend President Barack Obamas landmark...
  • Global Warming Is Now a "Medical Emergency" That Could Wipe Out 50 Years of Global Health Gains

    06/24/2015 6:18:09 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 57 replies
    Mother Jones ^ | June 24, 2015 | By Bryan Schatz
    Climate change, if left unchecked, threatens to undermine the last half century of gains in global health. That's the conclusion of a study released Monday by an international commission convened by the Lancet, a prestigious medical journal based in the UK. Declaring it a "medical emergency," the authors argued that the potential impacts of global warmingsuch as floods, drought, heat stress, catastrophic storms, the spread of disease, and increased food insecuritypose a "potentially catastrophic risk" to human health. The study's authors, however, highlight a potential sliver of good news: Tackling the issue immediately presents "the greatest global health opportunity of...