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  • Colin Kaepernick protests anthem over treatment of minorities

    08/27/2016 9:51:36 AM PDT · by God luvs America · 17 replies
    ESPN ^ | 8/27/2016 | ESPN.com news services
    San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick says he refused to stand during the national anthem Friday because of his views on the country's treatment of racial minorities. "I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color," Kaepernick told NFL Media after Friday's game. "To me, this is bigger than football and it would be selfish on my part to look the other way. There are bodies in the street and people getting paid leave and getting away with murder." The 49ers acknowledged in a statement...
  • HERE IT IS=> Assange Points to ‘Tick Tock’ Email as BIGGEST WIKILEAKS RELEASE YET – We’ve...

    08/27/2016 7:36:06 AM PDT · by blueyon · 78 replies
    the gateway pundt ^ | 8/27/16 | Jim Hoft
    ""HERE IT IS=> Assange Points to ‘Tick Tock’ Email as BIGGEST WIKILEAKS RELEASE YET – We’ve Posted It Here…"" WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange joined FOX and Friends on Friday to discuss the leaked Hillary Clinton emails. On March 16, 2016, Wikileaks released 30,322 emails & email attachments sent to and from Hillary Clinton’s private email server while she was Secretary of State. HERE IT IS=> Assange Points to ‘Tick Tock’ Email as BIGGEST WIKILEAKS RELEASE YET – We’ve Posted It Here… Jim Hoft Aug 27th, 2016 8:33 am 17 Comments Guest Post by Joe Hoft assange fox and friends WikiLeaks...
  • Media pounces on Trump for being offensive when all he did was repeat BLM talking points

    08/27/2016 6:18:14 AM PDT · by blueyon · 29 replies
    BPR BizPac Review ^ | 8/26/16 | Amber Randall
    After Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump launched into his pitch for black America, several outlets reported the black community taking offense, though the majority of what the media found offensive in Trump’s speeches has been explicitly highlighted in the Black Lives Matter movement. The Black Lives Matter website featured an op-ed in Fall 2015 titled “11 Major Misconceptions About the Black Lives Matter Movement,” that sought to clear up misconceptions. The op-ed pointed to the exactly same issues Trump covered in his speech. “But black people are disproportionately poorer, more likely to be targeted by police and arrested, and more...
  • The Washington Post Gushes In Love Over Obama First-Date Movie(Laugh or Puke)

    08/27/2016 5:58:07 AM PDT · by rktman · 55 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | 8/26/2016 | Tim Graham
    The Washington Post is unsurprisingly in love with the new Obama-puffing film about Barack and Michelle’s first date. Movie critic Ann Hornaday won the prize for the biggest gush, comparing Obama to young Abe Lincoln: Like the warm summer day it chronicles, Southside With You possesses a mellow, languorous vibe, an infectious easygoing charm that insinuates itself gently, then seductively, as the couple at its center experiences the stirrings of what might be true love. That the two young people in question are named Barack Obama and Michelle Robinson almost feels like an afterthought in Richard Tanne’s modest but enormously...
  • NATIONAL DOG DAY – August 26

    08/26/2016 5:33:22 PM PDT · by Donglalinger · 40 replies
    National Day Calendar ^ | August 26 2016 | None
    It's National Dog Day, Let's see some pics of man's best friend
  • Johnny Maestro - "Worst That Could Happen" (1999 Performance)

    08/26/2016 4:46:55 PM PDT · by Old Yeller · 7 replies
    Youtube ^ | June 1, 2011 | Staff
    Nice song.
  • New York Times Is Looking for a Global Warming Editor

    08/26/2016 3:54:05 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 28 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | August 26, 2016 | P.J. Gladnick
    Are you looking for a job? Well, good news. The New York Times is looking for a Global Warming (now called "Climate Change" when the warming bit didn't happen) editor. Anyone can apply. Here is the happy announcement from the Times:
  • Maine Gov. Paul LePage leaves profanity-laced voicemail for state lawmaker

    08/26/2016 2:41:20 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 36 replies
    Washington (CNN)Maine Gov. Paul LePage left an expletive-laced voicemail for a state lawmaker that goaded him to "prove that I'm a racist" after a series of controversial comments once again put the governor in the news. LePage left the message for Democratic State Rep. Drew Gattine on Thursday, according to the Portland Press Herald, which also was the first to obtain audio of the voicemail. The uncensored audio message, also shared with CNN, contains several explicit phrases. The bombastic Republican governor is known for his loose style, which sometimes draws criticism. He is a strong supporter of Donald Trump, and...
  • Huma Abedin Campaigns For Clinton In Muslim Community

    08/26/2016 2:02:34 PM PDT · by blueyon · 26 replies
    DML DennisMichaelLynch ^ | 8/26/16 | Team DML
    DEARBORN — Huma Abedin, vice chair for the Hillary for America campaign, met with Arab and Muslim American leaders on Aug. 11, to discuss issues that matter to the community. Community representatives included heads of organizations, small business owners, doctors, lawyers and other professions. U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Dearborn) and the retired dean of Congress, John Dingell, were also present at the discussion at Habib’s Cuisine. Abedin was joined by Farooq Mitha, national director of Muslim Outreach for Hillary for America. Abedin praised the Muslim and Arab American communities for their political engagement. She highlighted the contrasts between Clinton and...
  • Biohacker Implants ‘Smart Gun’ Key That Can Never be Dropped

    08/26/2016 1:40:02 PM PDT · by Blood of Tyrants · 53 replies
    GunsAmerica News ^ | Max Slowik | Max Slowik
    A Washington-based “biohacker” has created the first implant-activated “smart gun.” A biohacker is a person who experiments with body implants including magnets and in this case, RFID keys. Smart guns use these keys to ensure that only authorized users can shoot them. The biohacker, Amal Graafstra, has successfully implanted an RFID tag in his hand that serves as a radio-activated safety when it’s in range of his smart gun. It’s a proof-of-concept system to illustrate that it is indeed possible. Graafstra founded and runs his business, Dangerous Things, from home. Current RFID-based smart gun technology uses wearable tags, such as...
  • If this doesn't make your blood boil...

    08/26/2016 12:40:36 PM PDT · by econjack · 23 replies
    YouTube ^ | 8/26/16 | Unknown
    Summary of illegal aliens who have been released back into the US by INS after committing crimes.
  • Donald Trump suddenly sounds a lot like Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio on immigration

    08/26/2016 8:58:36 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 104 replies
    For more than a year, Donald Trump took the hardest line on immigration — vowing to deport 11 million illegal immigrants en masse and pillorying his GOP primary rivals as favoring “amnesty.” But 11 weeks before the election, Trump is suddenly sounding a lot like the opponents he repeatedly ridiculed. The nominee and his campaign aides are now talking openly about requiring illegal immigrants to pay back taxes and potentially allowing those without criminal records to stay in the country — lines that Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida repeatedly used in the GOP presidential primary. Trump also says that any...
  • Donald Trump is Right: Hillary Clinton is a Bigot. Here are 10 Examples

    08/26/2016 7:51:02 AM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 43 replies
    http://www.breitbart.com ^ | August 25, 2016 | Joel B. Pollak
    Donald Trump called Hillary Clinton a “bigot” on Wednesday: “Hillary Clinton is a bigot who sees people of color only as votes, not as human beings worthy of a better future,” he said. The mainstream media are reacting with shock, horror, and outrage. CNN, for example, could not come up with a substantive response to the accusation, so it played a video of a woman in the audience, interpreting her facial expression as criticism of Trump. To the brainwashed, it is easier to laugh at an inconvenient truth than to think about it.
  • New Concerns Arise About Mental Health Of College Students...?

    08/26/2016 7:38:18 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 81 replies
    CBS Boston ^ | 08/25/16 | Dr. Mallika Marshall
    New concerns arise about the mental health of students on college campuses all across the country. Dr. Gene Beresin, a psychiatrist and Executive Director of The Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds at Massachusetts General Hospital, says 50% to 60% of college students have a psychiatric disorder. “What I’m including in that is the use of substances, anxiety, depression, problems with relationships, break-ups, academic problems, learning disabilities, attentional problems,” says Dr. Beresin. “If you add them all up 50% doesn’t seem that high.” Some undergraduates at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) agree. “People go through tough times,” says Dane...
  • Brendan Eich, Fired From Mozilla for Defending Marriage, Has a Brave New Web Browser

    08/26/2016 7:10:02 AM PDT · by Lera · 67 replies
    Stream ^ | 8/26/16 | Michael Brown
    Do you remember the name Brendan Eich? If you're internet savvy, you know him as the creator of JavaScript, the ubiquitous programming language, and you know him as the co-founder of Mozilla, which developed the Firefox browser. That makes him somewhat of a tech legend, and his legend will only increase with the release of his new browser, called Brave, which includes some cutting-edge enhancements. (More on that shortly.) You'll also remember his name if you've been following the culture wars, since Eich was forced to resign as the CEO of Mozilla in 2014 because he committed the cardinal sin...
  • Trump is the leader of the "Galt-Right" movement

    08/26/2016 5:54:35 AM PDT · by Maverick68 · 87 replies
    Donald Trump is the leader of the "Galt-Right", a movement which rewards success, freedom and individuality. Sorry, not much of a post, just wanted to post something to counter the talk of all this "alt-Right" nonsense.
  • MEDIA Video Surfaces of HILLARY Clinton Calling KKK Grand Dragon ‘Heart & Soul’ of AMERICA!

    08/25/2016 6:16:02 PM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 28 replies
    As we begin Super Tuesday, conservative business Donald Trump has been under fire for not disavowing David Duke, the former Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK). It was a classic “gotcha” question by the liberal media, as Trump has disavowed Duke and his racism in years past. But what about Hillary Clinton’s record on race? Now, a video has appeared on YouTube of Hillary Clinton speaking highly of a former Klan Member. Former U.S. Senator Robert Byrd (D-WV) was a card-carrying member and recruiter for the KKK. In the 1940s, he obtained the KKK rank of “Exalted cyclops”...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Just Hangin' Cafe ~ 26 August 2016

    08/25/2016 5:57:45 PM PDT · by beachn4fun · 118 replies
    August 25, 2016 | Canteen Crew
    FR CANTEEN MISSION STATEMENT Showing support and boosting the morale of our military and our allied military and the family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. FReeper Canteen Just Hangin' Cafe Come on in, we're open Need a place just to hang out? This is it. We serve coffee, tea, conversation and music. Our AWESOME military, our AWESOME allies, and their families are welcomed and honored here. No worries in the FReeper Canteen Just Hangin' Cafe. Grab a cup and start a conversation. You never know who you might meet in the Cafe. Glad you could...
  • KKK Leader: We Endorse Hillary and Sent Her $20,000

    08/25/2016 12:57:51 PM PDT · by IVAXMAN · 80 replies
    http://www.newsmax.com/ ^ | April 27, 2016 | Newsmax
    "For the KKK, Clinton is our choice. She is friends with the Klan. A lot of people don't realize that." Quigg claims the Democratic presidential front-runner was friends with Robert Byrd, the late U.S. senator from West Virginia who organized and led a Klan chapter in the Mountain State in the 1940s.
  • KUHNER COLUMN: The dirty little secret about Trump can be summed up in one word: ‘Landslide’

    08/25/2016 9:14:31 AM PDT · by combat_boots · 29 replies
    WRKO and World Tribune ^ | 8/25/2016 | J Kuhner
    Forget the establishment media, the rigged polls and the anti-Trump talking heads. The dirty secret of this election is that Donald Trump can win — and in a landslide. The reason is simple: America does not want a third Obama term. The only poll that truly matters is the one showing nearly 75 percent of Americans believe the country is on the wrong track. Leave aside Hillary Clinton’s fatal weaknesses and rampant criminal behavior — covertly arming and supporting ISIL, the disastrous war in Libya, Benghazi, the Clinton Foundation, pay-for-play (which got former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich 14 years in...
  • Sen. Lindsey Graham says Trump could ‘actually win

    08/25/2016 7:41:42 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 48 replies
    COLUMBIA — U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham praised his former GOP presidential primary opponent, Republican nominee Donald Trump, for an improved showing this week, saying he could turn the tide on Hillary Clinton amid the email scandal that continues to plague the Democrat. “Trump is doing better in the last week,” Graham said Wednesday. “Her email scandal with the Clinton Foundation I think is a game-changer. If he could overcome his image of not having the temperament and judgments for the job, he would actually win.” Graham made the comment after he and fellow South Carolina congressional delegation members U.S. Reps....
  • Biden says GITMO will close by 1/2017 (Reported by FBN/Varney)

    08/25/2016 6:50:35 AM PDT · by combat_boots · 59 replies
    Fox Business | 8/25/2016 | ?
    Just heard this on FBN
  • Commercial flights are too ‘burdensome’ for Clinton

    08/24/2016 8:48:24 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 47 replies
    Instead of flying between New York and Washington, DC, like a common traveler, Hillary Clinton wanted the Air Force to fly her — because she didn’t feel well enough to fly commercial, newly released emails show. An exchange from May 4, 2009, between Clinton and her closest aide, Huma Abedin, show the former secretary of state trying to figure out how to avoid the “burdensome” shuttle. The shuttle refers to hourly commercial plane service between New York and Washington, DC. “Do you think we could get a plane for Westchester flight back tonight?” Clinton wrote in an email released this...
  • USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times Poll (45.3 to 43.2 Clinton leads)

    08/24/2016 7:05:47 AM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 17 replies
    http://dornsife.usc.edu ^ | August 24, 2016
    The USC Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences/Los Angeles Times Poll project is a series of statewide public opinion polls in California, designed to survey voter attitudes on a wide range of political, policy, social and cultural issues. Conducted at regular intervals throughout the year, the USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times Poll is one of the largest polls of registered voters in the state and has been widely cited, helping to inform the public and to encourage discourse on key political and policy issues.
  • This device turns neon plasma into natural patterns

    08/23/2016 8:11:24 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 10 replies
    PBS ^ | 8-23-2016 | Leigh Anne Tiffany
    From zebra stripes to a honeycomb lattice, nature features breathtaking patterns. Now, physicists based in China have found a way to recreate these natural motifs in 3-D — using just a little electricity. Their new device discharges plasma — air and argon gas charged with electricity — or the same stuff found in neon lights. Using different voltages, the researchers were able to create various 3-D shapes in the plasma. “To experts, this work could advance the development of plasma physics,” co-inventor Lifang Dong of Hebei University told the NewsHour. “But to non-experts, it could explain a whole range of...
  • President Obama to meet with families of Alton Sterling, slain officers

    08/23/2016 8:05:53 PM PDT · by blueyon · 14 replies
    NOLA.com ^ | 8/23/16 | Richard Rainey
    President Barack Obama, in Baton Rouge on Tuesday (Aug. 23) to view the destruction brought last week's historic rainfall, will also meet with the family of Alton Sterling, who was shot to death during a confrontation with police officers in early July. He also planned to meet with the families of police officers who were killed in an ambush two weeks later in the wake of protests. Obama had been criticized for not coming to the state earlier to view the flood damage. He also was criticized for not coming to the city after Sterling's shooting, which was followed by...
  • NPR ending online comments

    08/23/2016 4:07:00 PM PDT · by Forgotten Amendments · 63 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | August 17, 2016 | Associated Press
    The news organization says it does not have any legal obligation to provide a comments section because NPR indirectly receives federal funding.
  • Rodeo clown fired for gender identity skit at Michigan fair

    08/23/2016 1:57:38 PM PDT · by massmike · 37 replies
    washingtontimes.com ^ | 08/23/2016 | Jessica Chasmar
    A Michigan rodeo clown is out of a job after he joked about gender identity at the Calhoun County Fair last week. “You’re either a boy or a girl, y’all understand,” “Rockin’ Robbie Hodges told the audience Thursday. “If you’re confused, then you need help, OK?” Some audience members appeared to laugh at the joke, but an attendee who recorded the skit said many people left out of protest, a local NBC News affiliate reported. Megan Harvey, the executive director for the Calhoun County Fair, said she was disappointed by the comments. “I was very disappointed, because we do not...
  • Poll: Clinton up 16 over Trump in Virginia

    08/23/2016 11:40:04 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 142 replies
    Hillary Clinton is 16 points ahead of Donald Trump in Virginia, according to a new poll released Tuesday. Clinton has 48 percent support to Trump's 32 percent among likely voters in the state, the Roanoke College survey found. Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson has 8 percent, and Green Party nominee Jill Stein got 3 percent. In a head-to-head matchup, Clinton's lead over Trump grows to 19 points. The poll also showed improved favorability ratings for Clinton in Virginia. Thirty-nine percent said they saw the Democratic nominee favorably, while 45 percent saw her unfavorably.
  • Barry Chamish passes away

    08/23/2016 10:12:48 AM PDT · by Sheapdog · 9 replies
    Arutz Sheva Israel National News ^ | 2016/08/23 | Arutz Sheva Staff
    Writer and conspiracy theorist Barry Chamish passed away this Tuesday from an apparent heart attack. He was 64 years old. Relatives say Chamish was found lifeless in his Florida apartment on Tuesday. No time has yet been set for the funeral. “With great sadness I must announce the passing of my father, the journalist and writer Barry Chamish, age 64,” Chamish’s son, Ariel, announced via Facebook. Born in Winnipeg, Canada, Chamish moved to Israel in 1975, becoming a freelance writer and author of more than a dozen books. His work appeared in a number of popular American publications, including The...
  • Caster Semenya returns home to heroes’ welcome:

    08/23/2016 9:23:42 AM PDT · by originalbuckeye · 11 replies
    Dailymailonline ^ | 8/23/16 | By Jane Flanagan, Mark Duell, Claire Duffin and David
    Controversial South Africa runner gives her gold medal to her adoring wife to look after as she is mobbed on return from Rio Controversial runner Caster Semenya arrived home to South Africa today after her predictably dominant victory in the women’s 800-metre race at Rio 2016. The athlete handed her gold medal to her wife Violet Raseboya after arriving at Johannesburg Airport following the row over her involvement in the Olympics. Semenya, 25, who once had to undergo humiliating gender testing to prove she was female, took gold and set a new national record of one minute 55 seconds. Johannesburg...
  • April 2006 Message from Dan (a long war between Islam and the West)

    08/22/2016 7:36:23 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 24 replies
    DanSimmons.com ^ | April 2006 | Dan Simmons
    Greetings Readers, Friends, and Other Visitors: The Time Traveler appeared suddenly in my study on New Year’s Eve, 2004. He was a stolid, grizzled man in a gray tunic and looked to be in his late-sixties or older. He also appeared to be the veteran of wars or of some terrible accident since he had livid scars on his face and neck and hands, some even visible in his scalp beneath a fuzz of gray hair cropped short in a military cut. One eye was covered by a black eyepatch. Before I could finish dialing 911 he announced in a...
  • Trump Tweets Video Of Hillary Calling Blacks “Super-Predators” (Video)

    08/22/2016 10:18:28 AM PDT · by blueyon · 73 replies
    PatDollard.com ^ | 8/22/16 | jack Flash
    Donald J. Trumpâś”@realDonaldTrump "@Jimbos2002: @Morning_Joe Video: Hillary referring to blacks as super predators that need to be brought to heel.
  • Hal Boyd: Gary Johnson says Mitt Romney would be 'guaranteed' a spot in his administration

    08/22/2016 7:40:28 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 27 replies
    On Friday, former Gov. Gary Johnson offered a guarantee. “If Mitt Romney wants to be a part of the administration, that would be a guarantee.” The comments came at Friday’s joint Deseret News-KSL editorial board meeting with Johnson and Bill Weld. I asked Johnson what role, if any, Romney might play in a Johnson-Weld administration. Although the Libertarian nominee seemed to doubt whether Romney would really be interested, he said the former Republican presidential nominee would be free to, in essence, choose his own adventure. “I think [the position] would be for Mitt Romney to decide … and I say...
  • Young writers explore common ground between Muslims and Latinos

    08/22/2016 6:54:18 AM PDT · by Pelham · 12 replies
    The Orange County Register ^ | Aug. 21, 2016 | JESSICA KWONG
    In Orange County, Latinos making up the majority of Santa Ana’s population are neighbors to the Muslim Americans in Anaheim’s Little Arabia. The project is a grassroots movement to unite the two cultures by rewriting their identity and challenging stereotypes such as racial profiling. ....The teenagers ....stayed engaged as they heard commonality after commonality – including that Muslims also fear deportation when their visas expire. ....the teenagers got to work on their assignment, writing poems on how their community has crossed borders... “I will do it all for mi familia, for mi gente para que vean que estamos presente,” said...
  • “Toots” Thielemans, master of the jazz harmonica, dies at 94

    08/22/2016 6:02:49 AM PDT · by Beowulf9 · 19 replies
    https://www.washingtonpost.com ^ | August 22 2016 | T.R. Goldman
    ean-Baptiste “Toots” Thielemans, whose unrivaled mastery of the harmonica led to collaborations with jazz luminaries such as pianist Oscar Peterson and trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie, and whose mellifluous sound graced soundtracks as varied as “Midnight Cowboy”(1969) and the television show “Sesame Street,” died Aug. 22 in Belgium. He was 94. The cause was complications from a fall, his agent, Veerle Van de Poel, told Belgian media.
  • FULL Robby Mook interview On ABC's "This Week" with George Stephanopoulos

    08/21/2016 4:14:30 PM PDT · by AndyJackson · 16 replies
    ABC ^ | 8/21/2016 | George Stephanopoulos
    See video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=voJo6amxM9Y
  • Hillary Clinton Campaign Can´t find Donald Trump Stand-In For Debate Prep

    08/21/2016 2:57:51 PM PDT · by drewh · 122 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | 8/21/16 12:04 PM | By GABBY MORRONGIELLO (@GABRIELLAHOPE_)
    Hillary Clinton's campaign is having trouble finding an individual who can effectively mimic her Republican opponent as she prepares for the upcoming presidential debates, according to Campaign Manager Robby Mook. "It's very hard to find someone to mimic the reckless temperament and the hateful instincts and divisive instincts of Donald Trump," Mook told CNN's Dana Bash on Sunday. "Preparing for a debate with him is a challenging task, but Secretary Clinton is looking forward to the debate," Mook added. He suggested the debates will give Americans an opportunity to see how Clinton's "steady leadership" compares with Trump's "very reckless temperament."...
  • EXPOSED: Ronald Reagan’s Plan For Mass Deportation Of Muslims

    08/21/2016 1:06:59 PM PDT · by blueyon · 12 replies
    PatDollard.com ^ | 8/21/16 | Jack Flash
    Don’t mind Ronnie’s boot up your asses, boys… Excerpted from Politico Magzine: In the early morning hours of January 26, 1987, federal agents across Los Angeles charged into the homes of seven men and one woman and led them away in handcuffs. More than 100 law enforcement officers—city, state and federal—were involved. “War on Terrorism Hits LA,” read the Los Angeles Herald-Examiner. The defendants were all pro-Palestinian activists, but it wasn’t clear what they’d been arrested for. Soon the government conceded it would not introduce criminal charges, instead seeking to deport the group by alleging material support to a communist...
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    08/21/2016 10:33:40 AM PDT · by Faith · 14 replies
    August 21, 2016 | Faith
    He who has the Son has life; He who does not have the Son of God Does not have life. I John 5:12
  • The Inchon landing, 66 years ago next month, was brilliant. But what made it necessary?

    08/20/2016 9:57:10 PM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 51 replies
    The American Spectator ^ | August 19, 2016 | Robert Zapesochny
    When back in June 2015 Donald Trump announced he was running for president, he said during his speech, “I will find the General Patton or I will find General MacArthur. I will find the right guy. I will find the guy that’s going to take that military and make it really work.” Since then, Trump has frequently mentioned Douglas MacArthur in his speeches. It is worth discussing his importance in American history, especially as we are approaching the 66th anniversary of Battle of Inchon. While MacArthur’s greatest achievement was the creation of modern Japan, the Inchon landing on September 15,...
  • Salon: GOP Must Dump Jesus or Risk Irrelevance in ‘Post-Christian America’

    08/20/2016 7:52:39 PM PDT · by blueyon · 120 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 8/20/16 | by Thomas D. Williams, Ph.D.
    Salon Magazine has accused the Republican Party of being out of touch with “post-Christian America,” warning the GOP that if it doesn’t renege on its alliance with Christianity, it will soon become irrelevant. Ted Cruz’s failure to get the GOP nomination, Matthew Sheffield proclaims in Salon, “is a perfect window into trends that will set the pace of American politics for decades to come: Americans are moving away from Christianity, including people most likely to vote Republican.” To back up his claims, Sheffield cites the 2014 Pew Research study finding that 23 percent of Americans say they’re “unaffiliated” with any...
  • Outrage at NC college as 'white, male, Christian able-bodied and straight' students are told...

    08/20/2016 6:42:19 AM PDT · by rickmichaels · 73 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | Aug. 20, 2016 | Ariel Zilber
    A North Carolina university became embroiled in controversy on Friday after a student group posted a 'privilege board' on campus which calls on white, male, able-bodied, Christian, or cisgender people to 'check their privilege.' Students at Appalachian State University notice the board when they enter Plemmons Student Union, a major campus hub that has allowed the incendiary board to remain in place since last semester. The board's existence, which was first reported last year by the web site Campus Reform, has conservatives outraged over what they perceive as the singling out of one religious group as well as the imposition...
  • American Minute for August 20th:

    08/20/2016 6:01:32 AM PDT · by kindred · 13 replies
    http://www.americanminute.com/ ^ | 8/20/16 | William J Federer
    300,000 miles on horseback, from the Atlantic to the Appalachians, from Maine to the Gulf of Mexico, for 45 years, he spread the Gospel. This was Francis Asbury, Methodist Circuit riding preacher who was born AUGUST 20, 1745. In 1771, John Wesley sent Francis Asbury, age of 26, to minister in America. When the Revolution began, Asbury was the only Methodist Anglican minister to remain as he refused to return with other Anglican ministers to England, stating: "I can by no means agree to leave such a field for gathering souls to Christ as we have in America." Francis Asbury...
  • Clinton Supporter on Her Absence From Baton Rouge: ‘I’m Not Sure Where She Is’

    08/20/2016 1:09:02 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 49 replies
    Washingon Free Beacon ^ | 08/19/16 | Chandler Gill
    Rep. Steve Cohen (D., Tenn.), a Hillary Clinton supporter, said he was not sure where Clinton was while Donald Trump donated a truck full of food and supplies to the victims of the historic flooding that has devastated Louisiana this week. Cohen deferred questions about Clinton by attacking Trump for having three campaign managers and said his past contributions to St. Jude Children’s Hospital did not actually contain items of use. “You have the optics of Mr. Trump in Louisiana today,” CNN’s Brooke Baldwin said to Cohen. “We just saw an 18-wheeler full of items that he’s donated. Can you...
  • Another honest presidential poll is blowing corrupt polling organizations

    08/19/2016 11:33:03 PM PDT · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 51 replies
    http://powderedwigsociety.com/credible-water/ ^ | Aug 14, 2016 | Thomas Madison
    ELDER PATRIOT – There's a strange and growing dichotomy emerging between the polls conducted by the mainstream media and those using newer and more sophisticated analytical techniques. The most recent poll reveals Trump is trouncing Hillary by 28 points nationwideaccording to unbiased responses from 100,000 respondents. By comparison, the average number of respondents to the last six polls cited on the Real Clear Politics website was only 2,858. The poll uses social media through an app called Zip Question and Answer and it allows users to both ask and answer questions with instant results from a cross-section of demographics and...
  • Graham on Trump: 'He's in a death spiral'

    08/19/2016 12:34:01 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 111 replies
    Sen. Lindsey Graham is worried Donald Trump's floundering presidential campaign will cost the Senate Republicans their majority. "People are getting pretty nervous about our candidates because he's in a death spiral here and nobody knows where the bottom is at," the South Carolina Republican told the New York Times. The Republican presidential nominee overhauled his campaign this week following a string of controversial comments that angered many in the party. But it is unclear if that will help Trump avoid the fall he's seen in recent national and state polls. Specifically, Republicans worry that Trump's struggles in the swing states...
  • Cochise County confirms three Zika cases

    08/19/2016 10:22:18 AM PDT · by SandRat · 9 replies
    Sierra Vista Herald ^ | Liz Manring
    Health officials have confirmed three travel-associated cases of Zika virus discovered in Cochise County earlier this month. Two county residents tested positive for the virus two weeks ago, and a third person tested positive days later, on Aug. 8. All three individuals had recently traveled to Puerto Rico, which the Center for Disease Control and Prevention reports has 7,855 locally-acquired cases of the virus. “None of these people (in Cochise County) are pregnant or are able to be pregnant,” said Elizabeth Lueck, Cochise County’s public health emergency preparedness program director. She said she could not confirm all three individuals are...
  • 35 Celebrities That Support Donald Trump

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