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  • South Carolina: Imam says men are better than women, a woman is her husband’s prisoner

    10/04/2017 4:04:34 PM PDT · by heterosupremacist · 20 replies
    https://www.jihadwatch.org ^ | 10/04/2017 | Robert Spencer
    In an August 11 Friday sermon delivered in Columbia, South Carolina, Egyptian-American cleric Muhammad Sayyed Adly said that the man owns the woman and that women should be “as prisoners in your hands or in your house,” adding that the husband should not mistreat his captive, just as one should not mistreat cats or dogs. Sheikh Adly, director of the Islamic Center of Columbia, SC, has made similar statements in the past...
  • UNDERSTANDING THE LAS VEGAS KILLER

    10/04/2017 3:52:23 PM PDT · by heterosupremacist · 18 replies
    http://www.catholicleague.org ^ | 10/03/2017 | Bill Donohue
    I thought this was insightful and very well written - Donohue has a unique, convincing theory, backed up by some experts. heterorecommended.... (SNIP) It’s all about the “Three Bs”: beliefs, bonds, and boundaries. As I found out when I compared cloistered nuns to Hollywood celebrities on measures of physical and mental health, as well as happiness (see The Catholic Advantage: How Health, Happiness and Heaven Await the Faithful), it is not the nuns who are unhealthy, or who suffer from loneliness, depression, and suicide. “People who need people are the luckiest people in the world.” This is one of Barbra...
  • Hurricane NATE UPDATE! CAT 4-5 Potential Time to Prepare!(Gulf->US)

    10/04/2017 3:35:17 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 55 replies
    youtube.com ^ | Oct 4, 2017 | vlogger In2ThinAir
    Video at link. Concise map and projected time frame starts at the 5:39 mark. The vlogger was good with our previous hurricanes re projections.
  • Meteor/Fireball crashes into White Mountains starting huge wildfire! (NH)

    10/04/2017 3:02:11 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 47 replies
    youtube.com ^ | Oct 4, 2017 | MrMBB333 video blogger on Youtube
    Video. Text currently posted under video: "October 4, 2017: "FIRE IN THE SKY NEWS" / A meteor is being blamed as the possible cause of a out of control wildfire currently burning high in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. A local resident reported seeing something fall from the sky that night when the wildfire broke out. "
  • All you need to know: Draconids in 2017 (Meteor Shower-Oct 7-8)

    10/04/2017 2:56:24 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 3 replies
    earthsky.org ^ | October 7, 2017 | Bruce McClure and Deborah Byrd in ASTRONOMY ESSENTIALS
    October’s Draconid meteor shower – sometimes called the Giacobinids – radiates from the fiery mouth of the northern constellation Draco the Dragon. Because the radiant is located so far north on the sky’s dome, this shower favors temperate and far-northern latitudes, such as the U.S., Canada, Europe and northern Asia. In 2017, the most meteors will probably fall on the evening of October 7 or 8. Start watching first thing at nightfall. The waning gibbous moon will rise at early evening, so there will be very little moon-free time to view this shower.We must warn you that this shower is...
  • Vivienne Westwood, Spring 2018 Menswear

    10/04/2017 1:19:43 PM PDT · by originalbuckeye · 24 replies
    Vogue ^ | 6/12/2017 | Luke Leitch
    Who hasn’t seen Naomi Campbell’s famous runway fall? That was on Vivienne Westwood’s runway in Paris back in 1993. Today in London it happened again, albeit to a very different model. One of the acrobats that Westwood and Andreas Kronthaler recruited for this highly entertaining show had just finished a mighty Cossack squat when his 8-inch-ish platform slipped out from under him. He crashed to the floor, crushed the full-hemmed skirt of his off-the-shoulder black taffeta gown . . . but sprung back up onto his platforms undaunted. We applauded in relief. And that was only the second most heart-in-mouth...
  • MoveOn.org's $3 panhandle from 59 deaths and 600 injuries.

    10/04/2017 10:20:30 AM PDT · by GOP Congress · 17 replies
    This was in my Moveon.org troll's email. They are already politicizing the Virginia race with their weasel requests, those ingrates. Dear MoveOn member, In any other country, what happened in Las Vegas, NV, on Sunday and its aftermath would be unthinkable: a devastating gun massacre followed by zero legislative action. But here in the U.S., that's just how it is—because our politics are frozen by the perceived power of the NRA. The key word: "perceived." Because Republican politicians see the NRA as ultra-powerful, they think that staying in power means always siding with the gun lobby—against public safety. So the...
  • Chinese Fugitive Guo Wengui Amasses War Chest to Battle Beijing

    10/04/2017 3:04:59 AM PDT · by RohanKapoor · 3 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | October 3, 2017 | Cezary Podkul, Chun Han Wong
    “Nothing can stop me,” Mr. Guo said in an interview in his luxury apartment overlooking Manhattan’s Central Park recently. He said he is confident the U.S. will grant him asylum and will confront what he called Chinese government efforts to “silence” him. “The U.S. is the last land of justice,” Mr. Guo said. “I would not be alive were it not for the U.S.” Exiled Chinese businessman Guo Wengui spoke to The Wall Street Journal at the Sherry-Netherland hotel in Manhattan, where he lives. Exiled Chinese businessman Guo Wengui spoke to The Wall Street Journal at the Sherry-Netherland hotel in...
  • Was Mr. K on to something? Chorus grows to drop the national anthem at sports events

    10/03/2017 8:51:52 PM PDT · by Signalman · 44 replies
    KC Star ^ | 9/28/2017 | Lisa Gutierrez
    During the Vietnam War, in the summer of 1972, Kansas City Royals owner Ewing Kauffman decided to stop having the national anthem played before games because he was tired of fans “disrespecting” it. He said he saw “some signs of disrespect during the playing of the song, mostly in attitude and late arrivals walking around.” So the team announced the “Star-Spangled Banner” would only be played on Sundays, holidays and special occasions. Kauffman quickly changed his mind. The team received dozens of phone calls and letters, almost all emotional, almost all indignant, so the Royals reinstated the anthem before every...
  • Jason Aldean cancels upcoming concerts after Vegas massacre

    10/03/2017 5:40:58 PM PDT · by heterosupremacist · 19 replies
    http://nypost.com ^ | 10/03/2017 | Joe Tacopino
    Jason Aldean said on Tuesday that he was canceling three upcoming concerts in the wake of the carnage that took place in Las Vegas. Aldean, who was onstage when the gunman unleashed his attack on the Route 91 Harvest festival in Las Vegas, said he will take some time this weekend to “mourn” for those who have died. “I feel like out of respect for the victims, their families and our fans, it is the right thing to do,” Aldean said in a statement posted on Twitter...
  • Pentagon severs all ties with SPLC, after using group’s training materials on “extremism”

    10/03/2017 5:31:55 PM PDT · by heterosupremacist · 11 replies
    https://www.jihadwatch.org ^ | 10/03/2017 | Robert Spencer
    This is most welcome and long overdue. The SPLC’s training materials on “extremism” wouldn’t point the Defense Department toward jihad terrorists and Sharia supremacists, but toward foes of jihad terror and others that the SPLC classifies as “extremists” along with the likes of the KKK and neo-Nazis. This hard-Left moneymaking and incitement machine’s latest dossier on “Islamophobes” says: “Before you book a spokesperson from an anti-Muslim extremist group or quote them in a story, research their background — detailed in this in-depth guide to 15 of the most visible anti-Muslim activists — and consider the consequences of giving them a...
  • Chuck Low, who played Morrie in ‘Goodfellas,’ dead at 89

    10/03/2017 9:22:44 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 37 replies
    Ny daily news ^ | October 3, 2017 | Nicole Bitette
    Charles (Chuck) Low, who played Morris (Morrie) Kesseler in the famous flick “Goodfellas” alongside his good friend Robert De Niro died on Sept. 18. He was 89. Low — a New York City real estate developer — got into the acting business after De Niro became one of his tenants in a Tribeca loft. Their friendship later blossomed into Low’s most exciting role as an actor, in which he starred alongside De Niro in “Goodfellas.”
  • Video Las Vegas Mass Shooting

    10/03/2017 8:43:58 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 56 replies
    Youtube ^ | 10/03/17
    Okay Freepers take a listen to this gunfire from this taxi cab driver at Mandalay Bay. At the very beginning you will hear automatic gun fire at a distance first (between 0 and 4 seconds mark on the video), then up close up (4 second mark) and then again at a distance (6 second mark). It continues between the distance and the close up for the first 6 minutes. This cab driver was at the entrance of Mandalay Bay. Check out the gunfire up to about 5 minute mark too and tell me if you think there is more than...
  • Misteri Marilou Danley, Keturunan Indonesia atau Filipina? [Anybody here speak Malay?]

    10/03/2017 7:58:34 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 13 replies
    Stephen Paddock, pria berusia 64 tahun warga Mesquite Nevada dipastikan merupakan pelaku penembakan di dekat Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas. Ia menembaki massa yang sedang menyaksikan festival musik country Route 91. Kepolisian Las Vegas kini sedang memburu seorang wanita yang dikabarkan sebagai orang dekat Paddock, yaitu Marilou Danley. Danley yang merupakan pemegang paspor Australia disebut-sebut merupakan keturunan Indonesia. Sementara berdasarkan laporan Herald Sun, kepolisian Las Vegas menyatakan Danley telah "diketahui keberadaannya". Saudara perempuan Danley, Liza Werner yang masih tinggal di Australia, belum mau berkomentar lebih jauh. "Saya tidak mengatakan apapun. Saya minta maaf," tutur Werner. Danley diketahui sempat bekerja di industri...
  • Stephen Paddock in Dubai, UAE in May, 2016

    10/03/2017 7:29:01 AM PDT · by GLDNGUN · 143 replies
    I can place Stephen Paddock in Dubai, UAE in May, 2016 with 100% confidence. Significant? Should I contact someone, like the FBI?
  • Text from my Dad in Puerto Rico - Mon., 10/2/17 at 8:22PM

    10/03/2017 2:16:55 AM PDT · by SilvieWaldorfMD · 31 replies
    Self ^ | 10/3/17 | Self
    8:22PM on 10-2-17: Text from my Dad in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico - "Today gas lines are short!!! Mail is arriving for the first time! Tito's batteries are not yet here but the POffice explained the problem is that the USPS hadn't sent the mail to PR! They expect this week it will get back to normal! The Army is controlling all Airports and Port of San Juan! More efficient by far. Trump will arrive Tuesday! We Welcome him for all the help from USA!" He can't wait to see AF1 flying over Old San Juan today. He lives...
  • VANITY: Any thoughts on the new Trek Series?

    10/02/2017 6:13:05 PM PDT · by ak267 · 111 replies
    10-02-2017 | ak267
    Has anyone seen the new Star Trek series ("Discovery")? How would you rate it?
  • Off-duty officers at Las Vegas music festival went into line of fire: Officers' rep

    10/02/2017 5:27:32 PM PDT · by pangaea6 · 11 replies
    ABC News ^ | 10/2/2017
    Two off-duty sheriff's deputies from California who were at a country music festival in Las Vegas when shots rang out ran into the line of fire to help save people, the president of the officers' union said. "They went back out where the gunfire was," after taking the wife of one of the officers and the girlfriend of the other to safety in the stage area, said Tom Dominguez, the head of the Association of Orange County Deputy Sheriffs. One of the deputies is in a hospital recovering after being shot in the abdomen and thigh, Dominguez said. Law enforcement...
  • Has any Freeper here ever seen a ghost ?

    10/02/2017 4:39:46 PM PDT · by Eagles Field · 262 replies
    10-2-17 | Eagles Field
    I haven't. Do you believe in or not, and why.
  • How does it take 72 MINUTES to crash that shooter's door??? [Vanity]

    10/02/2017 4:02:52 PM PDT · by Hebrews 11:6 · 124 replies
    My assumptions:(1) The shooter's location should have been immediately apparent to LEOs.(2) The volume of shooting and the mass casualties should have given LEOs an extreme sense of both importance and urgency.A 72-minute response-time does not correlate with either (1) or (2).In my absence of information, it smacks of LEO commanders carefully planning a tactical approach, getting all the details right before proceeding, when in hindsight what was needed was a quick rush of the door--in seven minutes, not seventy-two. What am I missing?