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  • 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 wont come close to grasping the level of treaclethere are other wordsbubbling up out of Truth. Compared with which, All the Presidents Men (1976)about the triumphant adventures of Woodward and Bernstein, with Robert Redford portraying Bob Woodwardwas a veritable model of shrinking modesty. Mr. Redford has come a long way since to his latest, namely the role of CBSs Dan Rather, former network star and anchor of 60 Minutes II, and the story of how Mr. Rather was...
  • Nigerias 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 Buharis 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 administrations 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 schools student union who organized the event said the groups 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 Clintons 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 Administrations 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 panels 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 Parenthoods phony war on women mantra gets aborted we watched as the map turn red in last nights 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 DHSs 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 Maan news agency reported on Tuesday. According to the report, the PAs 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 its important to keep yourself safe around trains. The politician was standing on the platform of a Metro-North station in Milford, Conn., while the towns 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 doesnt 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 shouldnt 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 Doesnt Mean Women Arent 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. Were stuck in our own experiment, said Chris Turney, a professor of climate change at Australias University of New South Wales. The voyages 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...
  • Doing the Green Thing (vanity)

    01/03/2014 7:52:20 AM PST · by bigbob · 8 replies
    email | 1-3-14 | Unknown
    BEING GREEN! Checking out at the store, the young cashier suggested to the much older woman, that she should bring her own grocery bags because plastic bags weren't good for the environment. The woman apologized and explained, "We didn't have this 'green thing' back in my earlier days." The young clerk responded, "That's our problem today. Your generation did not care enough to save our environment for future generations. She was right - our generation didn't have the 'green thing' in its day. Back then, we returned milk bottles, soda bottles and beer bottles to the store. The store sent...
  • Irony, Thy Name is Barry Sotero (and Other Ironies of Algore, Life)

    01/02/2014 5:18:21 AM PST · by lbryce · 5 replies
    Oh! and BTW. Is that not the most arrogant, smug, pompous looking face you ever wanted to slap silly? (Covering Your Back Just in Case The NSA is Snopping Around.) Oh, and speaking of Algore, let me introduce someone who had he survived would have been the biggest supporter of Algore's running joke on Global Warming, someone who had his very own Enviro"Mental" Planet Earth Catastrophe Scenario of Destruction but never knew how to monetize it, having popularized, prostelyized a similar sounding catchy scheme in which to inject the fear of the End of Days as his very own...
  • Desmond Tutu has house burgled while giving Nelson Mandela tribute

    12/14/2013 1:45:50 AM PST · by Vanders9 · 23 replies
    London Evening Standard ^ | 12/11/13 | Staff/Agency
    Desmond Tutu's house was burgled on the day he gave a speech at his friend Nelson Mandela's memorial service, police said.
  • ObamaCare mandate could lead Washington grocery workers to picket line

    10/11/2013 7:23:52 PM PDT · by don-o · 24 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 11, 2013 | Dan Springer
    Some 30,000 grocery store workers in the state of Washington could be walking picket lines as soon as next week, in what some say is a direct result of ObamaCare. Big supermarket chains including Safeway, QFC, Albertsons and Fred Meyer are represented by Allied Employers in contract negotiations with the United Food and Commercial Workers and Teamsters. One of the employers' new proposals is to provide healthcare only to employees who work 30 or more hours per week, a minimum requirement under ObamaCare. As with all employers, the Affordable Care Act will impact how we deliver health benefits to our...
  • Video: Student stopped from distributing Constitutions on Constitution Day

    09/20/2013 9:48:45 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    Hotair ^ | 09/20/2013 | Ed Morrissey
    When I first heard about this video, I thought perhaps this took place at a high school, where free-speech restrictions sometimes can apply. Not so, though, and FIRE’s involvement makes that clear anyway. A student at Modesto Junior College in California decided to celebrate Constitution Day by handing out copies of a dangerously radical document, which was, er … the Constitution of the United States of America. You know, the one that includes the pesky prohibition against infringing on free speech.Readers can guess where this goes from there: This gets even more Orwellian than one might assume. After telling the...
  • The hipster renewalism of Hall & Oates

    08/12/2013 11:08:14 AM PDT · by grundle · 44 replies
    yahoo.com ^ | August 9, 2013 | Vera H-C Cha
    Hall & Oates has never won a Grammy but the No. 1 selling duo of all time has won something else: hipster respect. Putting aside those shoulder pads for a moment, Daryl Hall and John Oates looked like hand-picked opposites: The lanky blond Hall called himself the "more flamboyant" one, while the shorter dark-haired Oates with his distinctive 'stache embraced his role as "worker bee." But their union came from no design, except by the music gods: The Temple University students met in an elevator, both trying to duck a gunfight that had broken out at the Adelphi...
  • Flat-headed cat, the world's least known feline, is now endangered

    03/23/2010 12:15:57 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 73 replies · 3,179+ views
    mnn ^ | Mar 23 2010 | Bryan Nelson
    If you believe the myth that all cats hate getting wet, then you've yet to meet the flat-headed cat. With webbed feet and a streamlined head perfectly adapted for speed in the water, these strange felines not only like the water, they practically live in it. They are also recognized as the world's least known feline. And unfortunately, they may remain mysterious. According to National Geographic, a new study published in the journal PLoS ONE has indicated that the flat-headed cat's habitat is rapidly being transformed into vast biofuel plantations. Native to the swampy peat forests of Thailand, Malaysia and...
  • Obamacare Call Center Will Not Offer Healthcare Benefits to Employees

    07/26/2013 9:36:58 PM PDT · by Attention Surplus Disorder · 14 replies
    National Review Online ^ | July 26, 2013 | Eliana Johnson
    In order to ensure Americans understand how to access the benefits available to them when many provisions of the Affordable Care Act go online October 1, the Obama administration announced last month that it is setting up a call center that will be accessible to Americans 24 hours a day. One branch of that call center will be located in Californias Contra Costa County, where, reportedly, 7,000 people applied for the 204 jobs. According to the Contra Costa Times, however, about half the jobs are part-time, with no health benefits a stinging disappointment to workers and local politicians who...
  • Union leaders: ObamaCare will destroy the very health and wellbeing of Americas working class

    07/15/2013 9:33:04 AM PDT · by Hotlanta Mike · 35 replies
    HotAir.com ^ | July 15, 2013 | Ed Morrissey
    Bear in mind that Big Labor went to bat for ObamaCare in a big way throughout the months-long debate over its passage. When Tea Party activists demonstrated to raise opposition to the legislation, unions like the Teamsters counterprotested, sometimes violently, in an attempt to intimidate conservatives into acquiescence. Unions spent big money in the 2010 election hoping to protect Democrats from the consequences of their votes on ObamaCare, arguing that the bill would help the working class by sticking it to insurers and fat cats. Now that the law is about to be implemented, though, it suddenly looks awful to...
  • Man Rescues Bald Eagle, Could Face Jail Time

    06/19/2013 7:34:22 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 38 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | June 19, 2013 | Washington Free Beacon Staff
    Man Rescues Bald Eagle, Could Face Jail Time An Indiana man was charged this week with the unlawful possession of a bald eagle, which the man says he cared for and rescued from the mud pit in which it was trapped. The former Department of Natural Resources employee, Jeffrey Henry, could face up to 60 days of jail time and a $500 fine as part of the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act, Yahoo reports: As reported by WISH News 8, Henry had the bird in his home for 11 hours after several weeks of caring for the sick animal...
  • Islamic Kangaroo Court ... Man Attempts to Behead Judge in Court

    06/19/2013 7:06:58 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 9 replies
    Saturday Tribune ^ | Saturday, 24 November 2012 | Muhammad Sabiu, Gusau
    Man attempts to behead judge in court To appear in court on Monday THERE was pandemonium on the premises of the City Higher Sharia Court, Kanwurin Sarki, Gusau in Zamfara State, as a 27-year-old man, Safiyanu Musa, stormed the court with a cutlass and attempted to behead the judge, Alhaji Hadi Sani Gusau. Eyewitnesses told the Saturday Tribune that Musa broke into the court session about 11.30 a.m. a few days ago charging at the judge and announcing his intention to kill him. The judge was said to have, in an earlier judgment a year ago, sentenced Musa...
  • Freep a poll: Should Scott Walker have pulled the nomination of a student...

    06/17/2013 3:17:50 PM PDT · by gorush · 22 replies
    Should Gov. Scott Walker have pulled Portage native Scott Inglett's nomination as a student regent at the University of Wisconsin because Inglett signed a petition in 2011 to recall the Governor from office?
  • SNOOP ORIGINAL: Read Snoop Lion's 'No Guns Allowed' Essay (EXCLUSIVE)

    04/27/2013 3:44:37 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    The BoomBox ^ | April 23, 2013 | Snoop Lion
    As I write this, my television screen is full of violent and disturbing images from last week's Boston Marathon bombing. These images of heartbreak, fear, and panic have become way too common and so have the cases of individuals committing senseless acts of violence and parents losing their innocent children. Right now feels like the right time for us all to come together to stop the violence, which is why I started the "No Guns Allowed" movement. Growing up in the streets of Long Beach, I've seen the devastation that comes from gun violence firsthand... Homies dead or put in...
  • IRONY: Car jacked by Muslim terrorist suspects had COEXIST bumper sticker

    04/19/2013 1:16:43 PM PDT · by icwhatudo · 57 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 4-19-2013 | By Christopher Bedford
    A vehicle that was carjacked early Friday morning by the suspects of Mondays terrorist bombing of the Boston Marathon has the COEXIST sticker affixed to its bumper. The bumper sticker, which spells out COEXIST using the Islamic moon, a peace symbol, a gender symbol, the Star of David, a pagan symbol, a ying-yang and a cross, is put out by the Coexist Foundation a non-profit organization creating understanding across divides.
  • Autographed Photo of Jim Carrey Auctions on eBaySo Seller Can Buy Gun!

    03/26/2013 9:00:57 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 31 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | March 26, 2013 | Gregory Gwyn-Williams Jr.
    A seller on eBay is auctioning off his autographed photo of Jim Carrey so that he can afford to buy a gun to protect his family. The seller says he lost all respect for Carrey after watching his video which mocks Charlton Heston and gun owners.
  • Gabby Giffords & Husband Mark Kelly's Daughter's Dog Kills Baby Seal (Killed More Than My AR-15)

    03/26/2013 7:18:36 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 37 replies
    CBS Los Angeles ^ | March 25, 2013 | CBS Los Angeles
    Gabrielle Giffords Husband Pulls Daughters Dog Off Sea Lion In Laguna Beach LAGUNA BEACH (CBSLA.com) Gabrielle Giffords husband pulled his daughters dog off of a sea lion in Laguna Beach over the weekend. The incident, which was captured on video, happened around 1:40 p.m. Saturday at Goff Cove Beach by the Montage Laguna Beach. Retired astronaut Mark Kellys 18-year-old daughter, who was on vacation with her father and Giffords, was walking the American bulldog on a leash when the 65-pound dog saw the sea lion, ran off and attacked. Nathan, who declined to give his last name, happened to...
  • We are ALL women now! (Vanity regarding the great news!)

    03/10/2013 1:52:29 PM PDT · by MV=PY · 14 replies
    Me | 3/10/2013 | Me
    Hey everyone - great news! We are all women now! Today, Obama signed into law the Violence against Women Act of 2013. Our leaders opened up the scope of the law thus: (13) CIVIL RIGHTS. (A) NONDISCRIMINATION.No person in the United States shall, on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity (as defined in paragraph 249(c)(4) of title 18, United States Code), sexual orientation, or disability, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity funded in whole or in part with...
  • Biden: "Mental Capacity" To Be Criteria To Deny Gun Sale (my title)

    01/25/2013 6:03:26 PM PST · by wolfman23601 · 10 replies
    Vice President Biden says a mental health check on gun sales may have averted the 2007 mass shooting on Virginia Techs campus. Bidens comments came after a roundtable discussion in Richmond today that included experts involved with the gun control commission convened after the university tragedy. The vice president reported the panel had reached pretty broad consensus over what criteria they proposed should deny a sale, including mental capacity.
  • Katy Perry Teams Up With Anti-Taxers to Fight Big Government

    11/28/2012 9:51:24 AM PST · by BO Stinkss · 69 replies
    http://www.breitbart.com ^ | 28 Nov 2012 | Capitol Confidential
    A coalition of 125 celebrity musicians, including pop singer Katy Perry, have joined forces with anti-tax advocates including Grover Norquist and the National Taxpayers Union (NTU) to oppose an intellectual property "reform" bill that critics charge expands government to the detriment of the free market. Opponents say the Internet Radio Fairness Act, being pushed by Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.), Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) and Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), would mandatorily lower the licensing fees paid by Internet radio giant Pandora, moving the royalties system further away from a free market and instead entrenching a system in...
  • How to Live Without Irony (Hipster Irony)

    11/20/2012 11:21:10 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 39 replies
    New York Times ^ | November 17, 2012 | Christy Wimpole
    If irony is the ethos of our age and it is then the hipster is our archetype of ironic living. The hipster haunts every city street and university town. Manifesting a nostalgia for times he never lived himself, this contemporary urban harlequin appropriates outmoded fashions (the mustache, the tiny shorts), mechanisms (fixed-gear bicycles, portable record players) and hobbies (home brewing, playing trombone). He harvests awkwardness and self-consciousness. Before he makes any choice, he has proceeded through several stages of self-scrutiny. The hipster is a scholar of social forms, a student of cool. He studies relentlessly, foraging for what...