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  • Black Teen Punches Old Man in Face Playing Knockout as Friends Film and Laugh

    02/06/2016 12:31:56 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 61 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 02/06/15 | Jim Hoft
    This is so disturbing. A young black male knocks out an unsuspecting old man on a street corner as his friends film the assault.They all laugh as the old man collapses on the street. Hopefully someone will identify this thug and bring help bring him to justice. Via WorldStar posted this week:UPDATE: Am getting emails the young man in the video is from Paterson, New Jersey. Am trying to verify.
  • One of the Army's 1st female combat engineer recruits is a deserter

    02/06/2016 10:31:19 AM PST · by grundle · 39 replies
    Army Times [link only] | February 5, 2016 | Michelle Tan
    link only: http://www.armytimes.com/story/military/careers/army/2016/02/05/one-armys-1st-female-combat-engineer-recruits-deserter/79817026/
  • "You Suck" : Debbie Wasserman Schultz heckled at dem dinner.(video)

    02/06/2016 9:33:37 AM PST · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 7 replies
    American Mirror ^ | 2/6/16 | KYLE OLSON
    We’re going to stand up and fight!” Wasserman Schultz shouted at a fevered pitched. “We’re going to make sure that every single American understands the choice that we have in this election leading up to November.” The two men donning tuxedos in the background were clapping wildly for Wasserman Schultz while the Sanders supporter in a sweatshirt didn’t budge. The shot cut away from the man just as he put his hand to his mouth to shout “you suck!” which was audible in the video. “It is so critical, so critical that we focus on making sure that we can...
  • Archaeologists Unearth More—a Lot More—of a Massive Underground City (Turkey)

    02/05/2016 8:34:49 PM PST · by aimhigh · 29 replies
    Mental Floss ^ | 02/05/2016 | jen pinkowski
    It's not the first underground city to be discovered in the region; there are some 250 known subterranean dwellings of various sizes hidden within the fantastical landscape. The two biggest are Kaymakli and Derinkuyu; the latter is estimated to have been able to house up to 20,000 people. Both cities have been known for decades. But this new underground town, hiding beneath a centuries-old castle on a hilltop right in Nevşehir, just might be the biggest. One early estimate by geophysicists put its area at nearly five million square feet and its depth at 371 feet. If those estimates are...
  • Nancy Pelosi invokes ‘the prophet Muhammad’ at National Prayer Breakfast

    02/05/2016 11:08:46 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 38 replies
    Biz PAC Review ^ | 02/05/16 | Casey Harper
    Congressmen, President Barack Obama and faith leaders from around the country met for the annual prayer breakfast in Washington, D.C. Thursday. At the breakfast, House Minority Leader Democrat Nancy Pelosi took the opportunity to invoke "the prophet Muhammad." Before reading from the Gospel of John, Pelosi talked about the similarity of Islam, Judaism and Christianity. "In the Gospel of John we see the golden rule that stands at the heart of the gospel, and as we hear these words from John 13, 15, and 17, we know that this message, this command of love is not confined to the New...
  • If You Don’t Love This Ad, You Don’t Know Politics At All

    02/05/2016 11:01:41 AM PST · by TBP · 19 replies
    The Hayride ^ | February 4 | MacAoidh
    Our buddy Rick Shaftan just forwarded us the latest spot that his messaging shop has put together for the pro-Ted Cruz Courageous Conservatives PAC, and it’s really something. It frames the GOP race for the folks in New Hampshire as a three-way contest – with Marco Rubio as the lightweight, Donald Trump as the deadweight and Cruz as the heavyweight. And its critique of Rubio and Trump – namely, that while Rubio is likable he doesn’t have a whole lot of accomplishments on his resume signifying his fitness to be president (Rubio probably has more than the ad gives him...
  • Pope Francis, Russian Patriarch Kirill to meet in Cuba to heal 1,000yr rift [Rev 17]

    02/05/2016 9:50:47 AM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 23 replies
    Russia Times ^ | 2/5/2016 | Staff
    The head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, is to meet his Roman Catholic counterpart, Pope Francis, during a historic visit to Latin America. The groundbreaking meeting is to happen in mid-February in Cuba. The meeting between heads the two major Christian churches would be an unprecedented move to mend a millennium-long rift between the Western and Eastern branches of the religion, which started with the Great Schism of 1054. The upcoming meeting confirms Russia's status in the Christian world, according to Alexandr Avdeev Russia's ambassador to the Holy See. "In light of the Western sanctions, the meeting between...
  • American Muslim Leader Slams Wheaton 'Christians and Muslims Worship Same God' [1 John 2]

    02/05/2016 8:49:55 AM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 22 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 1/25/2016 | Samuel Smith
    Islam teaches that Christians and Muslims worship the same god, the head of The Center on American-Islamic Relations wrote last week in defense of a suspended Wheaton College professor who asserted that notion on Facebook in December. In an op-ed condemning the Illinois Evangelical higher education institution for suspending and attempting to fire political science professor Dr. Larycia Hawkins for asserting that Christians and Muslims worship the same deity, CAIR Executive Director Nihad Awad argued that the school's belief that the two religions don't worship the same God displays a level of "ignorance." "It is clear that Wheaton College has...
  • Ted Cruz, a Public Firebrand on Social Issues, Is Cooler When Wooing Donors

    02/05/2016 7:09:07 AM PST · by NKP_Vet · 35 replies
    http://www.nytimes.com ^ | February 3, 2016 | JEREMY W. PETERS
    Ted Cruz sounded despondent at the possibility that same-sex marriage could become legal when he called into the radio show of Tony Perkins, a vehement opponent of gay rights, in February 2014. "Our heart weeps for the damage to traditional marriage that has been done," Mr. Cruz said, urging conservatives to pray but also to fight back. "Be as wise as serpents and gentle as doves," he said, quoting Scripture. But seven months later, when Mr. Cruz visited the Midtown Manhattan office of a major Republican supporter of same-sex marriage, he sounded almost indifferent: If New York politicians wanted to...
  • Fla. 8-year-old stole mom's gun, tried to rob store

    02/04/2016 8:58:54 PM PST · by massmike · 29 replies
    wral.com ^ | 02/04/2016 | n/a
    Police have an eight-year-old Florida boy in custody after he allegedly stole his mother’s gun and tried to rob a store with it. Eboni Alls said her 8-year-old wanted to go to the park Wednesday night, but after she told him to go, she later learned he was up to no good. One employee said he wasn’t sure if the gun was real or fake in the moment, but that he took the threat seriously. Several workers reacted quickly, and one reached Jaden, twisted his wrist, and took the weapon away. An employee attempted to take the child to an...
  • US General says Carpet Bombing ISIS is Inconsistant with Our Values

    02/04/2016 8:14:42 PM PST · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 57 replies
    NBC ^ | 2/2/16
    Speaking by teleconference from Iraq, MacFarland was asked whether the U.S. should use carpet bombing strikes against Islamic State militants, a tactic proposed by Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz. He said that such indiscriminate bombing — which would kill innocent civilians as well as enemy combatants — is “inconsistent with our values” as a nation. The U.S., he said, has a guiding set of principles that govern how American forces conduct themselves on the battlefield. “Right now we have the moral high ground and that’s where we’re going to stay,” he said, noting reports that Russia has conducted carpet bombing...
  • Putin Ignores Kerry Cease Fire Plea and Sends Top Gun Fighter Jet into Syria

    02/04/2016 7:58:19 PM PST · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 92 replies
    Foxnews ^ | 2/4/16
    GO PUTIN!! Top Gun fighter jet to join Syria battle By Lucas Tomlinson, Jennifer Griffin Published February 04, 2016 FoxNews.com Facebook1626 Twitter0 livefyre Email Print NOW PLAYING Syrian peace talks derailed after Russia continues bombings Never autoplay videos Russia seemingly has ignored Secretary of State John Kerry’s appeals to stop bombing civilians and allow critical humanitarian aid to starving Syrians – and is instead escalating its military involvement, deploying four of its most capable fighter jets to Syria, two defense officials confirmed to Fox News. The decision to send the Su-35S jets poses yet another hurdle for Kerry’s efforts to...
  • Donald Trump on Obama's mosque visit: 'Maybe he feels comfortable there'

    02/04/2016 7:52:22 PM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 29 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 2/3/2016 | Maxwell Tani
    Real-estate mogul Donald Trump said on Wednesday that US President Barack Obama may have visited a Maryland mosque because "he feels comfortable there." During an interview with Greta Van Susteren, the Fox News host asked Trump about the visit. "President Obama went to a mosque today in Baltimore to talk about religious tolerance and to talk about the contributions Muslims have made in the United States," she said. "Your thoughts about that?" Trump, a Republican presidential candidate, said that although he didn't have much of an opinion about the issue, Obama could have visited somewhere else instead. "I don't have...
  • Kerry Blames Russia for Collapse Of Peace Talks

    02/04/2016 6:09:30 PM PST · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 40 replies
    SOTT ^ | 2/4/
    US Secretary of State John Kerry's recent remarks regarding Russia's role in the Syrian conflict shows how Moscow's military aid to Damascus has weakened Washington's position in the Arab country, an American geopolitical analyst says. Kerry on Thursday demanded that Russia halt its bombing campaign in Syria, implicitly blaming Moscow for the collapse in the UN-sponsored peace talks in Geneva. In an interview with Press TV, Eric Draitser said that Kerry's remarks hint at Washington's fading influence in Syria. "What this really tells you is that the United States recognizes just how weak its position has become, its position both...
  • Chelsea Feelin The Bern: "President Sanders"

    02/04/2016 5:00:35 PM PST · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 53 replies
    Americanmirror ^ | 2/4/16 | Kyle Olson
    While she was campaigning for her mother in Minnesota Wednesday, Chelsea slipped and said “President Sanders.”
  • Right-Wing Extremists Are Bigger Threat to America Than ISIS [Rev 12: Coming Conservative Holocaust]

    02/04/2016 2:34:26 PM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 40 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 2/4/2016 | Kurt Eichenwald
    [...] Clearly, these were not the typical "Islamic terrorists" described in the boogeyman stories of American politicians who exploit fear for votes. Glendon Crawford, the industrial mechanic who conceived the plan, has all the panache of a Macy's shoe salesman; Eric Feight, a software engineer who helped build the device, looks like a less impish version of Kurt Vonnegut. But their harmless appearance belies their beliefs—Crawford was a member of the Ku Klux Klan, and the plot he hatched with Feight involved killing scores of Muslims, as well as officials at the governor's mansion in Albany, New York and at...
  • Vanity: The State of Dis-Union

    02/03/2016 6:31:45 PM PST · by Kush · 100 replies
    2/3/2016 | Kush
    My fellow Freepers, I would like to ask a few minutes of your time tonight. I have been a member of Free Republic for almost 18 years now, and in all that time, I have never felt the need to do a vanity post. Truth be told, I don't care much for them, and I never thought that what I had to say was worth all that much bandwidth. But after the last 6 months of coming here and watching the circus that this place has become, I have decided that tonight is the night I step off the perch...
  • Woman in Italy accuses Kerry of Creating ISIS

    02/03/2016 7:36:03 PM PST · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 11 replies
    SOTT ^ | 2/3/16 | Sott
    US Secretary of State John Kerry's visit to Italy was disrupted by a cry of protest at his joint press conference with Italian foreign minister Paolo Gentiloni, when a woman in the audience shouted, "it's you who created Daesh!" The press conference was coming to an end, when the woman stood up from the public, her head covered up by a black veil. "It's you who created Daesh!" she shouted at the two ministers, using another name for the terror group Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL), reported the Italian state-owned television channel RAI. The woman was dragged away from the...
  • La Opinion "Marco Rubio Is The Republican Obama

    02/03/2016 6:45:47 PM PST · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 15 replies
    Breit ^ | 2/1 | Breitbart
    Wednesday’s cover of La Opinión, the nation’s largest daily Spanish-language newspaper, prominently portrays donor-class favorite Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL)79% with the infamous “hope and change” imagery that defined Barack Obama’s presidential campaign. The cover of the Spanish-language paper writes: “The Republican Obama? The surge of the Latino Senator in the presidential campaign has made him a target for critics on the subject of immigration.” Marco Rubio and Barack Obama share many of the same policy goals, such as Obamatrade and military intervention in Libya, but their most striking similarities are on the subject of immigration. Both men support citizenship for...
  • Sanders Leads Clinton by 33 in NH

    02/03/2016 6:35:44 PM PST · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 25 replies
    Hill ^ | 2/3/16 | Hill
    Bernie Sanders has over double the voter support of Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire, according to a new poll. Sanders leads the Democratic presidential front-runner by 33 points among registered Democrats in the University of Massachusetts-Lowell/7 News survey released Wednesday. He takes 63 percent in the Granite State, contrasted with 30 percent for Clinton in results unchanged from the pollsters' previous survey. Martin O’Malley, who suspended his campaign last Monday night, earned 1 percent. New Hampshire’s Democratic-leaning voters are also fairly certain about their candidate before next Tuesday’s primary, pollsters found. About 81 percent would “definitely” vote for Sanders, versus...
  • Trump: Maybe Obama Feels More Comfortable At Mosque

    02/03/2016 6:18:22 PM PST · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 43 replies
    Hill ^ | 2/3/16 | Ben Kamisar
    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Wednesday chided President Obama for visiting a mosque, a move the president made in part as a counter to Trump's controversial comments on Muslims. "I don't have much thought, I think he can go to lots of places. I don't know, maybe he feels comfortable there," Trump said Wednesday on Fox News' "On the Record with Greta Van Susteren." "There are a lot of places he can go, and he chose a mosque."
  • Meanwhile..while everyone is focused on the election...TTP gets signed tomorrow!

    02/03/2016 1:39:27 PM PST · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 17 replies
    2/3/16 | Vanity
    That is all. Just a friendly reminder.
  • Hillary’s E-mail Scandal Is Criminal; When Will She Get Her Handcuffs?

    02/03/2016 12:49:53 PM PST · by BridgeOutAhead · 36 replies
    National Review ^ | 02/03/2016 | Derpy Murdock
    Imagine that you own a large department store called Foggy Bottom. Your most frequent customer is a superbly connected globetrotter with some one million miles on her passport. She never uses a standard shopping basket like everyone else. Instead, she strolls in with her own gigantic, custom-made, black-leather handbag. Quite often when this 68-year-old grandmother visits Foggy Bottom, you catch her shoplifting. Indeed, you have pried 1,340 pilfered items that magically tumbled into her black bag. How does she get away with it? Whenever you call the police, she gives them the same excuse: “I did not take anything marked...
  • FBI joins probe of Flint, Michigan's lead contaminated water

    02/03/2016 12:21:20 PM PST · by Buckeye McFrog · 11 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | February 2, 2016 | David Shepardson
    The Federal Bureau of Investigation said on Tuesday it was joining a criminal investigation of lead-contaminated drinking water in Flint, Michigan, exploring whether laws were broken in a crisis that has captured international attention. Federal prosecutors in Michigan were working with an investigative team that included the FBI, the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Inspector General and the EPA's Criminal Investigation Division, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Attorney's Office in Detroit said. An FBI spokeswoman said the agency was determining whether federal laws were broken, but declined further comment.
  • Trump Reportedly Nominated For Nobel Prize

    02/03/2016 11:14:03 AM PST · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 25 replies
    MSNBC ^ | 2.2.16 | Adam Howard
    Real estate mogul Donald Trump is no longer just in the running to become president of the United States, he has also reportedly been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize, according to Agence France Presse (AFP). The French news agency recently received confirmation of Trump’s nomination from Kristian Berg Harpviken, the director of the Peace Research Institute of Oslo. According to Harpviken, the Nobel committee received a letter (whose author has not been revealed) nominating Trump for his “vigorous peace through strength ideology, used as a threat weapon of deterrence against radical Islam, ISIS, nuclear Iran and Communist China.” MSNBC...
  • Paul Ryan to Tea Party: "You are the problem"

    02/03/2016 10:18:51 AM PST · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 85 replies
    WP ^ | 2/3/2016 | Paul Waldman
    Today, Paul Ryan gave a fascinating speech at Heritage Action, a tea party-allied organization that has fashioned itself as the guardian of conservative purity. The speech called for unity. “To quote William Wallace in Braveheart,” he said, “we have to unite the clans.” But his speech was actually a repudiation of everything the tea party has done. Not only that, Ryan also took shots at the congressional Republican leadership, and even the current GOP presidential candidates. He didn’t call anyone out by name, but if you understand what’s happening now and the conflict that has roiled the Republican Party for...
  • Military Generals Want Women to Register for Draft [Fundamental Transformation Continues...]

    02/03/2016 10:15:19 AM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 63 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | 2/3/2016 | Sarah Fisher
    Two Generals in the military have come forward to say that women should now have to register for the draft, as the Defense Department has opened up combat jobs to women. Marine Corps Commandant Gen. Robert Neller and Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley agreed that the current policy, which requires only males register for the Selective Service System, should be changed after restrictions that barred women from trying out for combat jobs were lifted last year. "Every American who's physically qualified should register for the draft," said Neller at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing Tuesday. "I think...
  • Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives Purchasing Mini Caliber Robot

    02/03/2016 10:11:47 AM PST · by DogByte6RER · 6 replies
    FedBixOpps.gov ^ | FedBixOpps.gov
    Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives Purchasing Mini Caliber Robot 10--Mini-Caliber Robot Solicitation Number: DJA-15-ANCE-PR-1110 Agency: Department of Justice Office: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) Location: Administrative Programs Division (APD) This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice.The solicitation number is DJA-15-ANCE-PR-1110 and is issued as an invitation for bids (IFB), unless otherwise indicated herein.The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-84. The associated North American Industrial Classification System...
  • Harry Reid: "Did You See Any Diversity In Iowa?"

    02/02/2016 7:59:21 PM PST · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 60 replies
    Rollcall ^ | 2/1/16 | Neils
    A day after the Iowa caucuses and a week from the New Hampshire primary, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid is back blasting the lack of diversity in the states that come before his home of Nevada in the presidential nominating process. Asked about the outcome in Iowa, where Sen. Bernard Sanders, I-Vt., finishing very narrowly behind former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Reid highlighted his role in changing the process to put more focus on the subsequent contests in states with more diverse Democratic electorates. His efforts helped move Nevada’s Democratic caucuses earlier in the electoral calendar.
  • Ryan and McConnell Find Little Commen Ground With White House (Most likely gave everything away)

    02/02/2016 7:54:23 PM PST · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 14 replies
    Rollcall ^ | 2/2/16 | John T Bennett
    President Barack Obama’s private meetings with congressional Republican leaders appeared to do very little to break the legislative impasse that largely has defined his tenure. Descriptions of the meeting from both ends of Pennsylvania Ave. were clinical at best. Notably missing were usual Washington declarations that a high-level meeting was “productive” or “constructive.” Asked about that omission, an aide to Speaker Paul D. Ryan, R-Wis., called the speaker’s time on Tuesday with Obama “cordial.” And, in a fitting bit of symbolism, Ryan departed the White House for yet another House vote on a measure to repeal Obama’s signature health care...
  • Dressed to kill! SAS heroes don BURKAS for raid on ISIS bunker to take down jihadi chief

    02/02/2016 7:46:37 PM PST · by jneesy · 10 replies
    the express ^ | Mon, Jan 18, 2016 | NICK GUTTERIDGE
    Fearless special forces troops donned the full-length Islamic dress to sneak undetected through the terrorists’ de facto capital Raqqa and take down the terrorist commander. The eight-man SAS squad also eliminated several jihadi fighters after lifting up their burkas and opening fire on the stunned militants, who had no time to hide from the hail of bullets.
  • GLADYS AYLWARD Small Woman, Big Heart, Great Faith (and brought Ingrid Bergman to Christ)

    02/02/2016 3:29:01 PM PST · by robowombat · 17 replies
    Intervarsity Christian Fellowship ^ | November 18, 2007 | Jack Voelkel
    November 18, 2007 By Jack Voelkel GLADYS AYLWARD Small Woman, Big Heart, Great Faith The half-starved Chinese prisoners in Yangcheng were rioting. In the center was a man with a large bloody kitchen meat cleaver. All were shouting. Several men had already collapsed on the ground, mortally wounded. The warden called to A-Weh-Deh, “Go in and stop them!” The woman known to foreigners by her English name, Gladys Aylward, stood trembling at the entrance. “Why me?” she gasped. The warden challenged, “You tell us your God is all powerful. Is He or is He not?” “He is,” she declared, seeking...
  • Pope Francis Said to Bless Human-Animal Chimeras [Genesis 6, Luke 17]

    02/02/2016 9:23:25 AM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 21 replies
    MIT Technology Review ^ | 1/27/2016 | Antonio Regalado
    A Spanish scientist working at the Salk Institute in California told Scientific American that Pope Francis personally blessed his cutting-edge research to mix human cells into animal bodies. Juan Carlos Izpisua Belmonte, a prominent stem-cell biologist, is engaged in efforts to grow human tissue inside of farm animals such as pigs, sheep, and cows. This type of research is sensitive because scientists have to inject human stem cells into early-stage animal embryos, then try to grow the mixtures inside surrogate animals. Much of Belmonte's work occurs in collaboration with a team in the province of Murcia in his native Spain,...
  • Pentagon proposes covering hormone therapy for transgender troops

    02/02/2016 6:46:37 AM PST · by huldah1776 · 45 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | February 1, 2015 | Jacqueline Klimas
    The Pentagon announced Monday that it intends to pay for hormone treatment for transgender troops. The change was one of several proposed in a package of reforms. Written public comments about this proposed new rule can be made in the Federal Register until April 1. Tricare coverage for gender dysphoria treatments would be available to troops, their family members and retirees, including psychotherapy and hormone replacement therapy. "This rulemaking proposes to remove the categorical exclusion on treatment of gender dysphoria. This proposed change will permit coverage of all non-surgical medically necessary and appropriate care in the treatment of gender dysphoria,...
  • Koch Brothers Ready To Oppose Trump

    02/01/2016 8:26:05 PM PST · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 85 replies
    The Hill ^ | 2/1/16
    INDIAN WELLS, Calif. – Donald Trump is so fiercely opposed by the Koch brothers network that some donors believe the powerful group will intervene to stop the billionaire if it looks like he could win the Republican presidential nomination. "They are always very hesitant to get involved in a primary, but I think if they were going to do it, this would be the time because they just hate the guy,” said a donor who attended the Koch network’s winter retreat, held over the weekend at a luxury resort on the edge of Coachella Valley. Both officials and donors within...
  • Report From Cedar Rapids

    02/01/2016 7:35:33 PM PST · by Paddy Irish · 40 replies
    Myself ^ | 02/01/16 | Me
    Weird things in Cedar Rapids
  • Kid Rock: Im Digging Donald Trump

    02/01/2016 5:47:45 PM PST · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 10 replies
    The Hill ^ | 2/1/16
    id Rock is backing Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump for president. In a profanity-laced interview with Rolling Stone, the Detroit rocker said he finds Trump's campaign "entertaining as shit" and he thinks the real estate mogul will win the GOP nomination. "My feeling: Let the motherf***ing business guy run [the country] like a f***ing business," he said. "It's not really working too well running it not like a business. I mean, what business f***ing survives when they're f***ing broke?"
  • Listeriosis outbreak linked to packaged salad mixes under investigation

    02/01/2016 2:17:51 PM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 16 replies
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ^ | 2-1-16 | Crocker Stephenson
    A multistate outbreak of Listeriosis linked to packaged salad mixes produced by Dole Fresh Vegetables Inc. is being investigated by federal, state and local officials. Listeriosis is a rare but serious illness usually caused by food contaminated by the Listeria monocytogenes bacteria, according to the Food and Drug Administration, one of the federal agencies involved in the investigation. The bacteria has been found in salads produced at a Dole facility in Springfield, Ohio. Fifteen people from eight states have been reported infected by the bacteria since July 5. While none of the 15 is from Wisconsin, the Centers for Disease...
  • [ATLAH Church] Controversial church in Harlem is deep in debt and may go up for public auction

    02/01/2016 11:37:14 AM PST · by rickmichaels · 9 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | January 28, 2016 | Ginger Adams Otis
    A Harlem church is certainly having its trials and tribulations. The controversial World Atlah Church on Lenox Ave. and 123rd infamous for its anti-gay and anti-Obama messages on its billboard - may go up for public auction thanks to its deep debts. The house of worship owes at least $1 million to creditors, including unpaid city water and sewage bills, according to documents obtained by DNAInfo, which first reported the story. A state judge ordered the church into a public foreclosure auction on Feb. 24, the website said. But its pastor, James Manning, says his flock is being fleeced. "We're...
  • [Nov. 2015] Climate change a low priority for most Canadians: Ipsos poll (Health Care #1)

    02/01/2016 9:37:19 AM PST · by B Knotts · 22 replies
    Globalnews.ca ^ | November 29, 2015 | Leslie Young
    As the Liberal government goes to negotiate a new climate agreement in Paris, polling shows that climate change is a low priority for most Canadians. When presented with a long list of policy issues, only 13 per cent of Canadians chose climate change as one of their top three worries, according to an Ipsos poll provided exclusively to Global News. Forty per cent of Canadians chose health care, and 39 per cent chose unemployment. Climate change even ranked below crime and education. “There are important issues and there are urgent issues,” said Mike Colledge, president of Canadian public affairs at...
  • America to Investigate Russia Infiltration of EU

    02/01/2016 8:46:39 AM PST · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 49 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 2/1/16 | Pete Foster
    The review reflects mounting concerns in Washington over Moscow’s determination to exploit European disunity in order to undermine Nato, block US missile defence programmes and revoke the punitive economic sanctions regime imposed after the annexation of Crimea. The US move came as senior British government officials told The Telegraph of growing fears that “a new cold war” was now unfolding in Europe, with Russian meddling taking on a breadth, range and depth far greater than previously thought. “It really is a new Cold War out there,” the source said, “Right across the EU we are seeing alarming evidence of Russian...
  • Dutch Police Training Eagles to Take Down Drones

    02/01/2016 8:16:23 AM PST · by protest1 · 20 replies
    IEEE Spectrum ^ | 1st Feb 2016 | Evan Ackerman
    Automaton Robotics Aerial Robots Dutch Police Training Eagles to Take Down Drones By Evan Ackerman Posted 1 Feb 2016 | 9:17 GMT No matter how many regulations the FAA puts in place, drones are cheap enough now that frequent misuse is becoming the norm. There's no good way of dealing with a dangerous drone: you can jam its radios to force it to autoland, or maybe try using an even bigger drone to capture it inside a giant net. In either of these cases, however, you run the risk of having the drone go completely out of control, which is...
  • Now Among Largest Firearms Investors, Soros in Gun Control Scheme to Dump Stocks

    02/01/2016 8:10:18 AM PST · by Perseverando · 22 replies
    SHTFplan.com ^ | January 29, 2016 | Mac Slavo
    Do you see the puppet strings? The plot to disarm Americans and suspend the 2nd Amendment is working with furious pace. But it is anything but head on. The 2nd Amendment makes gun ownership an inalienable right and guarantees armed and formidable populace. The NRA and other lobbies have gun rights firmly entrenched in the Republican party. So the other side works the back door. Infiltration, sabotage and other dirty tricks. Is that what is happening? By all appearances, Soros, the elite wolf in sheep's clothing has been investing in firearms companies not to profit from them, but to destroy...
  • Street cops say 'ACLU effect' drives spike in gun violence

    02/01/2016 6:02:52 AM PST · by rellimpank · 3 replies
    Chicago S-T ^ | 01 feb 2016
    Authorities last year suggested Chicago’s spike in gun violence in 2015 was due to the “Ferguson effect” — cops afraid to do their jobs because of the scrutiny following the shooting of a black teenager by a white officer in 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. But with Chicago now plagued with an even steeper rise in fatal shootings in January, compared with the same period of 2015, street cops are offering a new reason: the “ACLU effect.” They say the Chicago Police Department’s pact with the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois to monitor police stops in greater detail is prompting...
  • Which veterans groups will get money Donald Trump raised on debate night?

    01/31/2016 7:29:57 PM PST · by NKP_Vet · 39 replies
    http://www.cbsnews.com ^ | January 29, 2016 | REENA FLORES
    Twenty-two veterans organizations are about to receive a hefty infusion of cash, thanks to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and his long-simmering fight with Fox News. The GOP front-runner, who hosted his own event in Des Moines, Iowa after boycotting the Republican debate just three miles down the road, announced Thursday that he had raised $6 million to donate to veterans groups. Trump donated $1 million of his own money to the cause.
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    01/31/2016 10:53:42 AM PST · by Faith · 9 replies
    January 31,2016 | Faith
    The lamp of the body is the eye. If therefore your eye is good, your whole body will be full of light. But if your eye is bad, your whole body will be full of darkness. - Matthew 6: 22-23
  • Media coup: Drudge poised to overtake CNN

    01/31/2016 3:35:40 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 40 replies
    WND ^ | 01/29/16 | Cheryl Chumley
    A report that looks at where online news readers go for their daily scoops shows Matt Drudge, who operates the popular headline aggregation site that's a must-read for many of both political camps, is gaining big on massive media organizations like NBC and even CNN. The latter, specifically, might want to take notice. CNN has spent the last few years loudly proclaiming its dominance in the news market, even as competitors like Fox News - and now, Drudge - have gained steam. MediaPost, in its "10 Publishers Account for Half of All Online News," cited SimilarWeb and found "the top...
  • Jimmy Carter to Address British Parliament.

    01/30/2016 7:24:24 PM PST · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 19 replies
    The Hill ^ | 1/30/16
    Former president Jimmy Carter on Wednesday will make a rare address to the upper chamber of the British Parliament to draw attention to the eradication of the Guinea worm disease, according to the Associated Press.
  • Head of Glenn Becks Media Empire Quits As The Blaze Burns Down

    01/30/2016 2:02:27 PM PST · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 22 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | 1/30/16 | LLoyd Grove
    Kraig Kitchin will stay with the company, but resigned from the top job after friction with fellow Beck executive Jonathan Schreiber. A ‘mass exodus’ of staff may follow. In what knowledgeable observers say is a sign of increasing turmoil in Glenn Beck’s troubled media empire, Beck’s longtime mentor and corporate executive, Kraig Kitchin, has quit as CEO of The Blaze. Kitchin’s replacement, Stewart Padveen, a digital startup entrepreneur who joined Beck’s company last summer, will be the fourth leader of The Blaze since late 2014. Kitchin, 54, who took over operations of Beck’s conservative-leaning subscription digital and cable television enterprise...
  • Long Island woman sues Nassau County cops after cleared of stealing diamond ring from jewelry store

    01/29/2016 4:50:01 PM PST · by CaptainK · 28 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 1/28/2016 | John Marzulli
    The mall cops would have done better investigating this caper. A 48-year-old Long Island woman who was arrested for stealing a diamond sapphire ring from a jewelry store is suing the Nassau County detectives now that she has been exonerated by surveillance tape showing the real thief. Angela Bianco was shopping elsewhere in Roosevelt Field Mall on Oct. 27, 2014 when the grand larceny went down inside Helzberg Diamonds, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday in federal court. An unidentified man and a woman, clearly in their 20s, stole the ring valued at $2,499 when a clerk's back was turned,...