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  • Two professors kidnapped in Kabul: report

    08/07/2016 2:25:06 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 22 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 7, 2016 | Rebecca Savransky
    Two professors, one of them an American citizen, were reportedly abducted at gun point near the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul this weekend, ABC News reported. The other man was Australian, according to ABC. Men wearing National Security forces uniforms reportedly kidnapped the men at about 8:30 p.m. Kabul time, according to the Voice of America. The Kabul police have begun an investigation into the incident. A U.S. State Department official said the department is "aware of reports of a U.S. citizen kidnapped in Kabul." "Due to privacy considerations, we have no information to offer," an official told Voices...
  • Eight Hikers Stranded Inside Soberanes Fire Lines Rescued

    07/27/2016 12:41:33 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 2 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | 7/26 | Ian Cull
    Eight men were rescued Tuesday from the fire lines on the south side of the Soberanes fire burning near Big Sur. Cal Fire said the men went hiking five days ago and became lost with little water or food. Once the fire flared up over the weekend, the men said they were stranded and didn't know which direction would lead them to safety. Bulldozing crews spotted the men Tuesday, and Cal Fire used air support to locate them. "Air attack did locate them initially," said Cal Fire's Kevin Bohall. "Once we found that, we used a global positioning unit, got...
  • Obama: Honesty Is ‘Absolutely Necessary’ Trait for a President

    07/24/2016 11:27:45 AM PDT · by PROCON · 78 replies
    freebeacon.com ^ | July 24, 2016 | David Rutz
    President Obama said in an interview with CBS airing Sunday that honesty was “absolutely necessary” for a president in order to build trust with the American people. Obama has endorsed his former secretary of state, Hillary Clinton, to succeed him in the White House. In the wake of her private email scandal and the FBI’s revelation that she was “extremely careless” with classified material, Clinton’s honesty numbers with the public are dismal. The FBI also refuted Clinton’s constant claim that she never sent or received classified material on her server, which she has dismissed as a mere “mistake.” “FDR and...
  • Americans at Benghazi post were rescued by Qaddafi officer militia, report reveals

    06/28/2016 10:35:50 AM PDT · by RightGeek · 12 replies
    Fox News ^ | 6/28/2016 | uncredited
    The long-awaited House committee report on the 2012 Benghazi attacks revealed a striking irony: In the end, the forces that came to evacuate State Department and CIA officers that night were not fellow Americans, but a secret unit of former military officers from the Qaddafi regime that Washington – and then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton – had helped overthrow. Their intervention, according to the report, likely saved “over two dozen lives.” “In other words, some of the very individuals the United States had helped remove from power during the Libyan revolution were the only Libyans that came to the assistance...
  • Apple Sued In China For Allegedly Copying iPhone 6 Design

    06/17/2016 10:17:55 AM PDT · by Swordmaker · 18 replies
    Fortune ^ | Thursday June 16, 2016 3:13PM | by Don Reisinger
    Apple is in a court battle in China that isn’t going so well. Baili, a Chinese device maker, has sued Apple for allegedly copying its smartphone design in the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. A Chinese court recently granted Baili an injunction that would have forced Apple to remove the iPhone 6 line from store shelves. However, Apple quickly appealed the ruling to a higher court, which will allow it to continue selling the iPhone 6 line until that court makes its own ruling on the case.Gadget site Engadget previously reported on the lawsuit.The smartphone in question is Baili’s...
  • Hillary Clinton: Those Under FBI Scrutiny ‘Shouldn’t Be Able to Just Go Buy a Gun’

    06/13/2016 11:05:56 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 42 replies
    ABC News ^ | June 13, 2016 | Veronica Stracqualursi, Paola Chavez and Josh Haskell
    In her first rally since becoming the presumptive Democratic nominee, Hillary Clinton blasted regulations that allowed a lone gunman to purchase weapons that he used to kill 49 people in Orlando over the weekend -- a slaughter that represented the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. “We may have our disagreements about gun safety regulations, but we should all be able to agree on a few essential things,” Clinton said, speaking to a crowd gathered at the Cleveland Industrial Innovation Center. “If the FBI is watching you for a suspected terrorist links, you shouldn't be able to just go buy...
  • Germans Forced to Become Refugees Themselves, Flee Country Due to "Fear of Refugees"

    06/02/2016 4:42:33 AM PDT · by NYer · 34 replies
    Information Liberation ^ | May 31, 2016 | Chris Menahan
    "I'm afraid now in Germany ... [The refugees are] all young men ... so many young men, a few families with kids and all these young men." Those are the words of an elderly German couple interviewed recently on German TV's Report München. The Report München segment, which was translated by Nash Montana and shared on YouTube by Vlad Tepes follows several German couples who've felt the need to flee their country out of fear due to the "refugee" crisis. In effect — they've been forced to become refugees themselves. One Hungarian real estate broker interviewed on the program...
  • Here's Why All Pension Funds Are Doomed, Doomed, Doomed

    05/30/2016 8:52:25 AM PDT · by Lorianne · 23 replies
    Of Two Minds ^ | 26 May 2016 | Charles Hugh Smith
    There are limits on what the Fed can do when this bubble bursts, as it inevitably will, as surely as night follows day. It's no secret that virtually every pension fund is dead man walking, doomed by central banks' imposition of low yields on safe investments, i.e. Zero Interest Rate Policy (ZIRP). Given that both The Economist and The Wall Street Journal have covered the impossibility of pension funds achieving their expected returns, this reality cannot be a surprise to anyone in a leadership role. [link]Many unhappy returns: Pension funds and endowments are too optimistic [link]Public Pension Funds Roll Back...
  • Transgender woman excommunicated from LGBT community for suggesting transgender only bathrooms

    04/13/2016 1:05:35 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 22 replies
    American Irony ^ | 4-13-16 | The Looking Spoon
    As the national debate whether people should be allowed to use bathrooms according to their chosen gender identity continues to swell one transgender woman makes a revolutionary, and costly proposal to settle the argument. Charlie Shimpner, former chair of Transgender Humans United for Gender Silliness (THUGS) was excommunicated from the LGBTQ community after a writing a Facebook post suggesting the transgender community should accept the creation of alternative bathrooms for "transgender-Americans." The post went viral in a matter of hours and ignited a petition on Change.org for Facebook to create a "remove from Facebook button.' Said Shimper, "I thought long...
  • PC(USA) OKs Additional Sins

    03/30/2016 4:16:03 PM PDT · by Gamecock · 19 replies
    Babylon Bee ^ | 3/22/2016
    LOUISVILLE, KY—By a nearly unanimous vote, the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA) voted to overlook or explicitly endorse a number of additional sins in what is being perceived as an attempt to slow its rapid pace of membership decline. As balloons came down, the PC(USA) commissioners danced in the aisles to the Kool & The Gang 1980 party standard Celebrate and some attendees openly wept for joy as the denomination announced their official endorsement of pride, gossip, sorcery, covetousness, theft, and sexual immorality as a general category. “Finally,” sobbed self-described “open gossiper” attendee Rebecca Arnett. “I no longer...
  • Feminist picnic falls apart after no-one makes any sandwiches

    03/24/2016 6:11:12 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 48 replies
    The Daily Squat ^ | March 4, 2016 | DAVID MARRS
    The picnic was supposed to celebrate the capabilities of women in a safe, women-only environment, but things didn’t quite go as planned. With the sun hanging high in the sky it seemed to be perfect weather for a picnic. But the seven proud feminist friends were in for a big surprise when none of them brought any food at all.
  • Thank You for Hacking iPhone, Now Tell Apple How You Did It (link only due to copyright issues)

    03/23/2016 6:55:15 PM PDT · by Swordmaker · 8 replies
    Bloomberg | March 22, 2016 | By Chris Strohm, Jordan Robertson, Michael Riley
    An Obama Administration regulation may require the FBI to hand over the hack developed by what ever company that may succeed in hacking into the San Bernardino terrorist's iPhone 5c, so that Apple can plug that vulnerability. What irony. . . Link only due to copyright considerations: Thank You for Hacking iPhone, Now Tell Apple How You Did It (link only due to copyright issues)
  • Jimmy Carter saved by jointly developed US-Israel cancer drug

    03/07/2016 8:26:44 AM PST · by Nachum · 37 replies
    Israel Matzav ^ | 3/7/16 | Carl in Jerusalem
    Hamas-loving former US President Jimmy Carter is now cancer free thanks to a cancer drug developed by a joint US-Israeli team. This is from the first link. Carter announced in August that he had been diagnosed with melanoma that had spread to his brain and laid out a treatment plan, including a round of targeted radiation at the brain tumors and doses of an immune-boosting drug every three weeks. Keytruda, the drug, was approved not long before Carter's announcement and helps his body seek out and destroy cancer cells. Carter's spokeswoman Deanna Congileo said in an email that Carter...
  • Jude Law Minders Attacked

    02/29/2016 6:50:13 AM PST · by scooby321 · 27 replies
    Beitbart ^ | 2-28-2016 | Oliver JJ Lane
    British Hollywood actor Jude Law’s do-gooder visit to the so-called jungle migrant camp in Calais ended in violence after a number of the party were ambushed and deprived of their mobile phones by the migrants they had gone to support. Jude Law and other celebrities including Dad’s Army reboot actor Toby Jones, musician Tom Odell, and comedian Shappi Khorsandi visited Calais last week in an effort to raise the profile of the migrant slums before they were demolished by the French authorities. The group used their trip as an opportunity to call on the British government to throw open the...
  • SAS sniper takes Daesh commander's head off while giving beheading lessons

    02/15/2016 7:56:33 AM PST · by Lorianne · 165 replies
    International Business Times ^ | 14 February 2016 | William Watkinson
    A British SAS sniper took an Islamic State (Isis) commander's head clean off as he taught jihadi recruits how to behead captives, according to reports. The marksman fired from over a kilometre away (1,000 metres) to land the shot. The IS (Daesh) fighter was reported to be in the middle of a drill teaching new soldiers how to execute captives, according to the Daily Express. Some 20 new terror recruits were watching as the fatal bullet struck. The soldier was operating in the northern Syria a fortnight ago and was using a .338 rifle with tumbling ammo that can cause...
  • Bob Dole Warns of ‘Cataclysmic’ Losses With Ted Cruz, and Says Donald Trump Would Do Better

    01/20/2016 1:23:56 PM PST · by springwater13 · 147 replies
    Bob Dole, the former Kansas senator and 1996 Republican presidential nominee, has never been fond of Senator Ted Cruz of Texas. But in an interview Wednesday, Mr. Dole said that the party would suffer "cataclysmic" and "wholesale losses" if Mr. Cruz was the nominee, and that Donald J. Trump would fare better. "I question his allegiance to the party,” Mr. Dole said of Mr. Cruz. "I don't know how often you've heard him say the word ‘Republican’ — not very often." Instead, Mr. Cruz uses the word "conservative," Mr. Dole said, before offering up a different word for Mr. Cruz:...
  • YouTube suspends investigative reporter Sharyl Attkisson’s Full Measure News

    12/15/2015 7:03:03 AM PST · by Timber Rattler · 115 replies
    Twitchy.com ^ | December 14, 2015 | Twitchy Staff
    Sharyl Attkisson, formerly an investigative reporter with CBS, recently launched Full Measure News. Those who have followed Attkisson on Twitter know that she has been relentless in her pursuit of stories that have been abandoned by the mainstream news, such as the Fast and Furious scandal and Benghazi. Full Measure News was to be an independent outlet for investigative reporting, but tonight Attkisson is reporting that the entire Full Measure News account has been pulled by YouTube.
  • Federal Judge Susan Dlott made chilling 911 call after 3 gunmen attacked her, husband Stan Chesley

    12/11/2015 9:49:27 AM PST · by euram · 103 replies
    WCPO ^ | Dec 7, 2015 | Julie O'Neil
    INDIAN HILL, Ohio -- You can hear a federal judge make a distressful and chilling call for help after three gunmen attacked her husband and her in the bedroom of their $8 million Indian Hill mansion last Friday.
  • Israeli breakthrough cancer drug helped cure Jimmy Carter’s cancer

    12/09/2015 12:24:37 PM PST · by dennisw · 31 replies
    timesofisrael. ^ | December 8, 2015 | Raoul Wootliff
    Researched and tested at Tel Hashomer Sheba Medical Center, Keytruda fights tumors using the body’s natural immune system An Israeli-tested drug that tackles cancer through sophisticated manipulations of the body’s natural immune system was key in helping rid former US president Jimmy Carter of life-threatening tumors that developed after he was diagnosed with melanoma earlier this year. Researched in Israel by Professor Jacob Schachter of the Ella Institute for melanoma treatment and research at the Sheba Medical Center in Tel Hashomer, Keytruda is part of a promising new class of drugs called immunotherapies, which harness the body’s immune system to...
  • Liberal irony and hypocrisy doesn't get much worse than this from Planned Parenthood

    12/02/2015 10:14:57 AM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 13 replies
    American Irony ^ | 12-2-15 | The Looking Spoon
    For an organization that's more akin to preventing parenthood Planned Parenthood sure has given birth to the mother of all irony on Facebook recently. The screenshots below are everything that is right and wrong with social media. When I first saw a screenshot of this on Tumblr I thought it was fake...IT HAD TO BE FAKE. It's not fake... If you go to the link you'll see the volume of literal insanity is absolutely maddening. A lot of intelligent people have pointed out the sheer irony of this post. I would say just go ahead and check it for yourself,...
  • Teenage Islamist 'poster girl' who fled Austria to join ISIS 'is beaten to death by the terror group

    11/24/2015 5:03:47 AM PST · by Libloather · 59 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 11/24/15 | Darren Boyle
    Teenage Islamist 'poster girl' who fled Austria to join ISIS 'is beaten to death by the terror group after trying to escape from Syria' A teenage Austrian girl who fled to Syria along with her friend is believed to have been beaten to death after being caught trying to flee the ISIS stronghold of Raqqa. Samra Kesinovic, 17, and her friend Sabina Selimovic became 'poster girls' for ISIS after they arrived in Syria in April 2014. A number of Austrian newspapers have reported that Samra has been beaten to death for attempting to leave Raqqa, although official government sources are...
  • Alanis Morissette: ‘I'm helping women because there weren't any who helped me'

    11/01/2015 2:51:45 PM PST · by golux · 36 replies
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 11.01.15 | Olivia Ovenden
    lanis Morissette made a guest appearance on Taylor Swift’s tour after experiencing difficulties as a woman in the music industry during the Nineties. The Jagged Little Pill singer told The Telegraph, “I turned to women in my 20s and there weren't a lot rushing to my side to support me”. The 41-year-old recalled “I remember a lot of awkward phone calls I would make for support and they would ask ‘Why are you calling me?!’" (...)
  • Stunning warning: War coming to Europe

    10/31/2015 6:17:27 PM PDT · by amorphous · 141 replies
    WND ^ | 31 Oct 2015
    With millions of Muslim migrants pouring into Europe, some experts are warning the continent faces a future of revolution, civil war or surrender to Islamic rule. Author, WND columnist and anti-Shariah campaigner Pamela Geller thinks it is already too late. Asked if she thought it would come to civil war in Europe, Geller told WND, “Yes, I do.” She’s not alone. “If the European political establishment maintains its stranglehold on power, it seems unavoidable that Islam will continue to build a political presence that will ultimately lead to Muslim uprisings and a European reaction outside of accepted political channels,” said...
  • The Obama Administration: Religious Freedoms for American Muslims, Not American Christians

    10/29/2015 3:48:53 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 29, 2015 | Michael Brown
    If we’ve learned anything here in America in the last few months, it is this: When your religious faith comes in conflict with your job, if you are a Muslim, your faith is protected and sacred; if you are a Christian, it is not. We all know what happened to Christian bakers, florists, photographers, and county clerks who refused to participate in same-sex “marriages” because of their religious faith. They were found guilty by the courts and fined or punished or even imprisoned. And we know where the Obama administration stood on these issues, to the point that last year,...
  • Dan Rather, Still Wrong After All These Years [Not even Robert Redford can help him]

    10/20/2015 11:47:26 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 10/20/2015 | By DOROTHY RABINOWITZ
    Combine every speech about the nobility of the journalistic endeavor in every film glorifying reporters intrepidly searching out truth, and you still won’t come close to grasping the level of treacle—there are other words—bubbling up out of “Truth.” Compared with which, “All the President’s Men” (1976)—about the triumphant adventures of Woodward and Bernstein, with Robert Redford portraying Bob Woodward—was a veritable model of shrinking modesty. Mr. Redford has come a long way since to his latest, namely the role of CBS’s Dan Rather, former network star and anchor of “60 Minutes II,” and the story of how Mr. Rather was...
  • Nigeria’s President Enlists the West to Help Recover Stolen Money

    10/13/2015 8:04:55 PM PDT · by rey · 31 replies
    WSJ ^ | 13 Oct 2015 | Drew Hinshaw
    The U.K. and U.S. have thrown their muscle behind Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s bid to recover billions of dollars he says his compatriots embezzled and stashed abroad. At stake is whether courtrooms thousands of miles from Africa can help the continent track down stolen money, seize it, try the culprits and return the funds in timely fashion.
  • Sowell: Charlatans and Sheep

    10/05/2015 2:20:41 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 21 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | October 6, 2015 | Thomas Sowell
    One of the many painful signs of the mindlessness of our times was a recent section of the Wall Street Journal, built around the theme "What's Holding Women Back in the Workplace?" Whenever some group is not equally represented in some institution or activity, the automatic response in some quarters is to assume that someone has prevented equality of outcomes. This preconception of equal outcomes requires not one speck of evidence, and defies mountains of evidence to the contrary. Even in activities where individual performances are what determine outcomes, and those performances are easily measured objectively, there is seldom anything...
  • PSU Students/Activists Protest Armed Campus Officers (Portland, Oregon)

    10/04/2015 1:34:03 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 45 replies
    The Skanner News ^ | September 28, 2015 | Donovan M. Smith
    Students and community members protesting Portland State University's then-proposal to arm campus security officers in a demonstration downtown last December. Nearly 100 students walked out of the PSU Convocation opening ceremonies to protest the administration’s decision to arm campus security last December. Inside the Smith Memorial Student Union Ballroom the diverse crowd of students chanted “Disarm PSU!” and “Black Lives Matter!” before leading the rally into the streets of downtown. Olivia Pace, freshman at PSU and an organizer for the school’s student union who organized the event said the group’s attempts to work with administration to reverse their decision have...
  • Chris Christie Tells NJ National Guard Leader to Lose Weight

    09/22/2015 6:55:59 PM PDT · by ScottWalkerForPresident2016 · 28 replies
    NBC New York ^ | 09/22/2015 | NBC News
    Gov. Chris Christie wants the leader of New Jersey's National Guard to shape up. The Republican governor has given Air Force Brig. Gen. Michael Cunniff 90 days to slim down and meet his obligations. The action comes after Christie's staff told The Washington Post that the governor was unaware the general had been reprimanded by the Pentagon about his weight and for repeatedly dodging physical-fitness tests.
  • British Jihadist Gripes About Arab Manners and ‘Appalling’ Kitchen Cleanliness in Islamic State

    09/17/2015 12:59:35 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 09/17/2015 | Bridget Johnson
    A British jihadi posted a gripe-fest about the Islamic State on his Tumblr account, ripping on Arab manners including other jihadists walking off with his shoes.Omar Hussain, a 27-year-old former grocery employee from southern England, goes by Abu Sa’eed Al-Britani since running off to join ISIS. He frequently writes PR, including an appeal for doctors to come to the Islamic State, and other missives.His post on the “Culture Clash” is, like other writings, pulled from his “Message of a Mujahid” video series. His first complaint is that Arab get up in others’ private space too much.“They see no issue in...
  • In Shift, Hillary Clinton Says Rape Victims Have Right to Be Believed

    09/15/2015 11:24:00 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 27 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | September 15, 2015 | Alana Goodman
    Hillary Clinton said on Monday that victims of sexual assault have the “right to be believed,” a shift from how the Clintons and their aides have previously treated women and girls who have made sexual assault accusations. [Snip] During Bill Clinton’s presidency, multiple women who came forward to accuse him of sexual harassment or assault were subjected to public and private attacks on their credibility by the Clinton camp. Juanita Broaddrick, who says she was raped by Bill Clinton in 1978, claimed she was personally threatened by Hillary Clinton after she came forward in 1998. Kathleen Willey, who accused Bill...
  • These men's rights activists are using a 1950s law to shut down women in tech

    09/09/2015 4:45:23 PM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 33 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | September1, 2015 | Alyssa Bereznak
    Stephanie Burns came up with the idea for Chic CEO, a free online platform for female entrepreneurs, in 2008, when she was getting her MBA. Many of her friends had lost jobs in the recession and were asking her for tips on how to start their own businesses. After hosting about 15 friends at her San Diego home to exchange advice, Burns realized there was a market for offering entrepreneurial guidance to women. A year later, she launched her company. Up until 2014, the focus of her work involved providing practical business advice to women in the form of free,...
  • Former President Obama

    07/10/2015 5:01:17 PM PDT · by knarf · 14 replies
    self ^ | July 10, 2015 | knarf
    If they can do it, so can we ...
  • Law enforcement flock to Waco for gang conference

    06/19/2015 10:00:17 AM PDT · by don-o · 158 replies
    KXXV-TV ^ | June 19, 2015 | Grant Hermes
    MCLENNAN COUNTY - Law enforcement officials from across the country met at McLennan Community College for four days for a private conference about policing the growth of motorcycle gangs. The conference, put on by the Midwest Outlaw Motorcycle Gang Investigators Association out of St. Louis, MO, was scheduled before the Twin Peaks shooting May 17 after investigators saw rising tensions between motorcycle gangs on the rise in Central Texas. "We do a considerable amount of talking about these confederations and coalitions... and try to make them understand a little bit the motives behind these is other than what they advertise,"...
  • TSA hearing interrupted by bomb threat

    06/09/2015 12:59:46 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 15 replies
    The Hill ^ | 06/09/15 02:32 PM EDT | Keith Laing
    A Senate hearing about the Transportation Security Administration’s recent failure to identify prohibited weapons in security tests at airports across the country was interrupted on Tuesday by a bomb threat. Lawmakers on the Senate Homeland Security Committee were getting their first chance to question officials about the findings of the TSA report, documented a series of undercover sting operations in which agents tried to pass through security with prohibited items; much of its findings remain classified. The panel’s chairman interrupted testimony to announce the floor of the Senate Dirksen Office Building where the TSA hearing was being held in was...
  • Ex-CFO Who Slammed Chick-fil-A Lives on Food Stamps (Does Chik-fil-A Accept foodstamps?)

    03/29/2015 3:15:13 PM PDT · by raybbr · 69 replies
    Newser.com ^ | 3/28/2015 | Neal Colgras
    Things haven't gone too well for the former CFO who criticized Chick-fil-A in a video he posted on YouTube. Unable to find lasting work, 37-year-old Adam Smith is living on food stamps with his wife and four kids in the RV they call home, he tells ABC News. "I think people are scared," Smith says of potential employers. "I think people are scared that it could happen again." Back in the summer of 2012, as thousands of people were opposing Chick-fil-A's stance on gays, Smith rolled into a Chick-fil-A drive-thru for a free glass of water and slammed the female...
  • Irony knows bounds: Black Crime Claims Life of Apologist for Black Crime

    12/03/2014 5:52:42 AM PST · by bestintxas · 148 replies
    am thinker ^ | 12/3/14 | c flaherty
    David Ruenzel knew, better than most, about the white privilege that killed him. As a writer for the Southern Poverty Law Center, one of this favorite topics was rooting out racism. And how white racism is permanent. White racism is everywhere. And white racism explains everything. This mantra of the Critical Race Theory and the Southern Poverty Law Center applied to all white people because, even if they were not personally cracking the whips, or breaking the skulls, white people benefitted from a racist system that did all that — and a lot more. Ruenzel was writing about white privilege...
  • The most accurate photo of the UN ever taken

    11/08/2014 12:16:47 PM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 23 replies
    CRASHR ^ | 11-8-14 | The Looking Spoon
    Intentional or not, some photographer has capture one of the greatest truths of our time...
  • After Losing Phony War on Women, Planned Parenthood Will Target African-Americans

    11/05/2014 7:58:50 AM PST · by Morgana · 26 replies
    Life News ^ | 11/5/14 | Carole Novielli |
    As Planned Parenthood’s phony war on women mantra gets aborted we watched as the map turn red in last night’s election. Today, Planned Parenthood appears to be placing their future election hopes in women of color and young women. Planned Parenthood lobbied heavily for many pro-abortion candidates in 2014 who lost by a landslide. Candidates like North Carolina Senate hopeful Kay Hagan who Cecile Richards, president of Planned Parenthood called their number one priority. Wendy Davis in Texas nick-named “Abortion Barbie” for her filibuster of a late term abortion ban in the state, also fell hard after Planned Parenthood flooded...
  • U.S. tax dollars pay for U.S. mosque security upgrades

    10/04/2014 9:15:35 AM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 20 replies
    Cultural Jihad ^ | 10/03/2014 | Cultural Jihad
    A recent announcement from the Islamic Society of Baltimore (ISB) / Masjid Al-Rahmah advised that it will be receiving a grant from the Nonprofit Security Grant Program administered through the Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA): ISB will be receiving $74,675.00 which will go towards upgrading, enhancing and adding to our security infrastructure. Over the next several months you will see contractors on-site conducting these security enhancements. The Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP) is nationwide and overseen by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Part of DHS’s Urban Areas Security Initiative (UASI), it has been in effect since 2005. To...
  • PA Continuing with Efforts to Join International Criminal Court

    08/05/2014 3:51:55 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 4 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 6/8/14 | Elad Benari
    The Palestinian Authority (PA) is continuing its efforts to join the International Criminal Court (ICC), the Ma’an news agency reported on Tuesday. According to the report, the PA’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Riyad al-Maliki, met with ICC officials to discuss the Israeli operation in Gaza. During his visit, Al-Maliki inquired about the legal procedures necessary for the PA to join the ICC and sign the Rome Statute in order to take action against possible Israeli war crimes in Gaza, according to the report. Al-Maliki said he would consult members of the Palestinian Authority government on the matter after his visit. He...
  • Armed Resistance in the Civil Rights Movement: Charles Cobb & Danielle McGuire on Forgotten History

    06/15/2014 7:23:18 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    The American Prospect ^ | June 11, 2014 | Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux
    Cobb, author of This Nonviolent Stuff'll Get You Killed: How Guns Made the Civil Rights Movement Possible, and Danielle McGuire, a historian at Wayne State University, discuss the fundamental role of armed resistance in the civil rights movement.**********On his first visit to Martin Luther King Jr.’s house in Montgomery, Alabama, the journalist William Worthy began to sink into an armchair. He snapped up again when nonviolent activist Bayard Rustin yelled, “Bill, wait, wait! Couple of guns on that chair!” Worthy looked behind him and saw two loaded pistols nestled on the cushion. “Just for self-defense,” King said. In his new...
  • The Unbearable Whiteness of the American Left

    04/27/2014 2:10:26 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    The Nation ^ | April 23, 2014 | Gary Younge
    From education to gun control, progressive movements need to do a better job empowering the people whose interests they claim to serve.At a panel titled “Grassroots Organizing” at the Network for Public Education conference in Austin in March, an audience member asked the all-white panel for its definition of “grassroots.” The conference had been called to “give voice to those opposing privatization, school closings, and high-stakes testing.” As the questioner pointed out, those disproportionately affected by these developments are poor and minority communities. Chicago, for example, a city that is one-third white, has a public school system in which 90...
  • Senator Giving Talk About Train Safety Nearly Hit By Oncoming Irony

    04/21/2014 10:14:51 AM PDT · by CharlesThe Hammer · 17 replies
    Time ^ | 4/21/14 | Samantha Grossman
    Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal narrowly avoided getting hit by a train Friday during a press conference about why it’s important to keep yourself safe around trains. The politician was standing on the platform of a Metro-North station in Milford, Conn., while the town’s mayor, Ben Blake, spoke about commuter safety.
  • Bad marketing move: Planned Parenthood sells baby onesies

    02/26/2014 10:42:11 AM PST · by Morgana · 24 replies
    Live Action News ^ | Kristi Burton Brown
    In a remarkably baffling move, Planned Parenthood is selling baby onesies in its online Marketplace. The abortion giant writes: Care for your little one in this adorable 100% combed ringspun cotton onesie. Featuring our tagline, Care. No matter what, in an adorable heart design, this onesie is designed to handle everyday knock around. Well, for starters, “everyday knock around” doesn’t exactly describe how a caring parent should treat an infant. (Keep in mind that these onesies are sold in sizes as small as newborn.) But I suppose the idea of “knocking around” a kid shouldn’t sound that foreign coming from...
  • Solar Cells Linked to Greenhouse Gases Over 23,000 Times Worse than CO2 (Warmists very silent)

    02/20/2014 11:37:51 AM PST · by Titus-Maximus · 27 replies
    E-Release ^ | 6/4/2012 | Ozzie Zehne
    BERKELEY, Calif., June 4, 2012 – Solar cells do not offset greenhouse gases or curb fossil fuel use in the United States according to a new environmental book, Green Illusions (June 2012, University of Nebraska Press), written by University of California – Berkeley visiting scholar Ozzie Zehner. Green Illusions explains how the solar industry has grown to become one of the leading emitters of hexafluoroethane (C2F6), nitrogen trifluoride (NF3), and sulfur hexafluoride (SF6). These three potent greenhouse gases, used by solar cell fabricators, make carbon dioxide (CO2) seem harmless. Hexafluoroethane has a global warming potential that is 12,000 times higher...
  • ID's required to attend NAACP rally to protest voter ID requirements

    02/09/2014 11:31:47 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 02/09/2014 | Thomas Lifson
    Call the irony police! The North Carolina State Conference of the NAACP is holding a rally to protest that state's new voter identification law, but participants are being advised to bring photo identification. Aurelius of Pundit Press discovered the advisory and comments: In a flier entitled "Important Dos and Don'ts for Marchers!!!," the NAACP state at the top that all protesters conduct themselves "in accordance with the historic custom of the Civil Rights Movement." They should also listen to their "marshals at all times" and follow the "Dos" and "Don'ts" underneath the opening paragraph.Some of the Dos are sensible for...
  • Federal Gov't Closes Due to Threat of Snow

    01/21/2014 7:12:48 AM PST · by MeshugeMikey · 88 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | JAN 21, 2014 | DANIEL HALPER
    Federal Gov't Closes Due to Threat of Snow Why? Because the forecast calls for snow. (Currently there is no snow falling or on the ground.)
  • Female Marine Pullup Failure Doesn’t Mean Women Aren’t Strong

    01/04/2014 2:41:29 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 90 replies
    The Federalist ^ | JANUARY 3, 2014 | Mollie Hemingway
    More than half of female Marines in boot camp can't do three pullups, the minimum standard that was supposed to take effect with the new year, prompting the Marine Corps to delay the requirement, part of the process of equalizing physical standards to integrate women into combat jobs. The delay rekindled sharp debate in the military on the question of whether women have the physical strength for some military jobs, as service branches move toward opening thousands of combat roles to them in 2016. Beginning this week, all female Marines were supposed to be able to do at least three...
  • Global Irony - Warming theory gets trapped in Antactic ice.

    01/03/2014 8:00:04 AM PST · by neverdem · 18 replies
    National Review Online ^ | January 3, 2014 | Deroy Murdock
    Chinese choppers on Thursday evacuated 52 passengers who had been marooned near the South Pole since Christmas Eve aboard the Russian science vessel MS Akademik Shokalsky. It will take far more than helicopters, however, to salvage the theory of so-called “global warming.” It remains trapped in Antarctic ice. “We’re stuck in our own experiment,” said Chris Turney, a professor of climate change at Australia’s University of New South Wales. The voyage’s leader was no mere guide, and his fellow travelers were not just tourists. While news accounts portrayed these people as star-crossed adventurers, the frustrated Australasian Antarctic Expedition (AAE) was...