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  • FReeper Canteen ~ Just Hangin' Cafe ~ 31 July 2015

    07/30/2015 5:57:53 PM PDT · by beachn4fun · 94 replies
    July 30, 2015 | 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,or maybe a tall brew? Topped off with great conversation and music. No worries in the FReeper Canteen Just Hangin' Cafe. Grab a glass and start a conversation. You never know who you might meet in the Cafe. Glad you could join us. Enjoy your stay. Our...
  • BOOM: Donald Trump’s Pick For Attorney General… Liberals’ Worst Nightmare

    07/30/2015 3:34:23 PM PDT · by Amntn · 112 replies
    Allen B West.com ^ | 7/30/15 | Michelle Jesse
    Whatever your feelings about presidential hopeful Donald Trump, you may just love his pick for attorney general. Maybe even as much as liberals will hate it.
  • Tennessee man faces gun charges after asking to see White House

    07/30/2015 10:10:02 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 18 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 07/29/2015 | By Peter Hermann
    A man from the Smoky Mountains in Tennessee was arrested this week after police said he drove into the District with a pickup full of weapons and a propane tank, then asked an officer for directions to the White House. The 59-year-old man, identified as Steve Randall Oney of Sevierville, Tenn., told police he was moving and had stopped in the District for an overnight visit. Police said he pulled his truck over on Independence Avenue, got out and asked an officer, “Where’s the White House?” ~snip~ According to the court document, the officer saw a propane tank in back...
  • New Jersey state trooper shot at unarmed teens after they mistakenly knocked on his door: officials

    07/30/2015 8:35:36 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 41 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 07/30/2015 | Jason Silverstein
    An off-duty New Jersey state trooper chased after three unarmed teenagers and shot at them early Sunday after they accidentally knocked on his door, officials said Wednesday. Trooper Kissinger Barreau told investigators he believed the teens were trying to break into his Sparta home, CBS New York reported. Police said they are investigating the shooting, but Barreau remains on active duty and hasn’t faced any charges. One of the teens, 18-year-old Jesse Barkhorn, said he and his friends were dropping people off after a party Sunday. They mistakenly knocked on the trooper’s door, having mistaken it for a friend's house,...
  • Voters to GOP: We're Just Not That Into Immigrants

    07/30/2015 7:09:18 AM PDT · by pgkdan · 19 replies
    DISTRIBUTED BY UNIVERSAL UCLICK ^ | 07/30/15 | Ann Coulter
    For years, Republican candidates have been assured by their political consultants that amnesty is a runaway hit with the public. Then they always come in for a zinger of a surprise when the American people are finally able to express themselves on the subject. (Sometimes it seems as if political consultants are in the game only to make money.) Washington has tried to sneak through three amnesties in the last decade — in 2006, 2007 and 2013. Each time, amnesty had the full support of the media, the White House, leaders of both political parties, big campaign donors and lobbyists....
  • Planned Parenthood President Compares Pro-Lifers to Murderers

    07/30/2015 5:00:29 AM PDT · by blueyon · 27 replies
    StandUpforTheTruth.com ^ | 7/27/15?? | StandUpforTheTruth????
    Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness, who put bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter! – Isaiah 5:20 If you haven’t seen the interview ABC’s George Stephenopolis did with Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards, you need to hear how she spins the bloody evidence and the smoking gun found in video after video exposing Planned Parenthood for the death mill that it is. And yet she kept calling the people behind the “highly edited” videos and anyone else who is pro-life “militant,” comparing them to murderers. Richards...
  • Donald Trump to Oprah In 1988: America A Debtor Nation; "Something Is Going To Happen"

    07/29/2015 9:21:22 PM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 11 replies
    http://www.realclearpolitics.com ^ | July 29, 2015 | RealClearPolitics
    Donald Trump warns about debt and the impact of foreign trade on The Oprah Winfrey Show in April of 1988: DONALD TRUMP: We're a debtor nation. Something is going to happen over the next number of years with this country because you can't keep on losing $200 billion (deficit at the time). And yet we let Japan come in and dump everything into our markets. It's not free trade. If you ever go to Japan right now and try to sell something, forget about it. Just forget about it. It's almost impossible. They don't have laws against it, they just...
  • Mr. President, you are a (bleep) liar.

    07/29/2015 4:05:38 PM PDT · by grundle · 11 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | July 29, 2015 | By DrJohn
    Barack Obama is a fundamentally dishonest man. I have stated here repeatedly that I believe him to be a sociopath– not unlike Frank Underwood in House of Cards and I am more convinced of it every time Obama speaks. His endless lying about the ACA is the stuff of legend but what really stands out is his sheer audacious mendacity. When asked if he mislead the country about the ACA, Obama said unequivocally: “No. I did not.” Barack Obama is a bald faced liar. And he just can’t stop. The other night Obama appeared on the TV show of his...
  • Baby Harvesting Scandal: Aborted Baby Organs are IMPLANTED INTO RATS – Grown for Transplants

    07/29/2015 10:09:36 AM PDT · by blueyon · 51 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 7/29/15 | Jim Hoft
    On Tuesday the third undercover video of Planned Parenthood’s despicable harvesting practices was released by the Center for Medical Progress. The latest video shows actual harvesting of aborted baby organs in a Planned Parenthood clinic. ** Planned Parenthood later warned media outlets NOT TO AIR the undercover video of the baby organ harvesting. But the controversy does not end there… The aborted baby body parts are often implanted into rats until they grow large enough to be transplanted into a person. It’s like something straight from a science fiction novel. Live Science reported:
  • Arctic Sea Ice Recovery

    07/29/2015 8:58:52 AM PDT · by detective · 14 replies
    Real Science ^ | July 28, 2015 | Steve Goddard
    There has been a huge increase in the amount of old, thick Arctic sea ice over the last three years. This is due to a change in winter winds, which is now preserving the ice rather than pushing it out into the North Atlantic.
  • How Virgin Galactic's spaceship pilot survived a 10-mile fall back to Earth

    07/29/2015 7:46:05 AM PDT · by Mount Athos · 22 replies
    LA Times ^ | Melody Petersen
    It wasn't until SpaceShipTwo was more than 10 miles above the Mojave Desert and had passed through the sound barrier that Siebold noticed something was seriously wrong. Seconds later, Siebold heard a loud bang and then a sound — like “paper fluttering in the wind” — which he now knows was the rocket plane breaking apart. And suddenly he was plummeting to Earth. Siebold said he did not see Alsbury prematurely moving a lever that unlocked the ship's movable tail — a mistake that investigators say started the sequence of events that caused it to come apart. The rocket ship...
  • NRA's Wayne LaPierre promises apocalypse now (barf alert)

    07/29/2015 5:05:51 AM PDT · by rellimpank · 20 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 29 july 2015 | Francis Wilkinson
    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, R, who presides over a state with a high rate of gun violence and a low quality of gun laws, is shocked. "We never would've imagined it would've happened in Louisiana or Lafayette," he said after last week's movie theater shooting in Lafayette, La. Jindal responded with a kind of gunner jujitsu, calling for other states to emulate the sloppy standards of Louisiana, which has loose gun laws and has largely failed to supply mental health records to the criminal background check system, although a law signed by Jindal now requires it. Louisiana has the nation's...
  • 'Impossible' rocket drive works and could get to Moon in four hours

    07/28/2015 10:58:53 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 47 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 28 Jul 2015 | Sarah Knapton
    Interplanetary travel could be a step closer after scientists confirmed that an electromagnetic propulsion drive, which is fast enough to get to the Moon in four hours, actually works. The EM Drive was developed by the British inventor Roger Shawyer nearly 15 years ago but was ridiculed at the time as being scientifically impossible. It produces thrust by using solar power to generate multiple microwaves that move back and forth in an enclosed chamber. This means that until something fails or wears down, theoretically the engine could keep running forever without the need for rocket fuel. The drive, which has...
  • An American Dentist Killed Zimbabwe’s Famous Lion

    07/28/2015 4:29:21 PM PDT · by grundle · 216 replies
    yahoo.com ^ | July 28, 2015 | Taylor Hill
    Cecil the lion, a famous black-maned resident of Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park, died at the hands of an American dentist, conservationists claim. They say Walter Palmer paid $50,000 to hunt and kill Cecil with a bow and arrow. The incident occurred around July 6, with a professional hunting outfit reportedly luring Cecil outside the boundaries of the protected reserve using a dead animal as bait. “Mr. Palmer shot Cecil with a bow and arrow but this shot didn't kill him,” Johnny Rodrigues, chairman of the Zimbabwe Conservation Task Force, said in a statement. “They tracked him down and found him...
  • Here's what the US would look like if all the Earth's ice melted

    07/28/2015 3:51:27 PM PDT · by rktman · 82 replies
    businessinsider.com ^ | 7/25/2015 | unknown
    If all the Earth's land ice melted, sea levels would rise over 200 feet. So what would that mean for the United States' coastlines?
  • Ruling out high deflation scenarios

    07/28/2015 12:39:06 PM PDT · by detective · 5 replies
    Climate Audit ^ | Jul 3, 2015 | Steve McIntyre
    Further to my series of posts on Deflategate, reader chrimony observed that my statistical analysis had shown that it was possible that there had been no tampering, but had not excluded the possibility of tampering. This is a sensible observation, but raises the question of whether and how one could use the available statistical information to exclude tampering. This is analysis that ought to have been done in the Wells Report. I’ve done the analysis in this post and the results are sharper than I’d anticipated. For Logo initialization, any manual deflation exceeding de minimis of say 0.1 psi can...
  • Report: Tom Brady destroyed phone, suspension to be upheld

    07/28/2015 9:46:57 AM PDT · by Buckeye McFrog · 63 replies
    MSN ^ | 7/28/2015 | Steve Del Vecchio
    The NFL is going to reject Tom Brady’s appeal and uphold the four-game suspension he is facing for his alleged role in Deflategate, according to one report. Stephen A. Smith said on ESPN’s “First Take” Tuesday morning that a source told him Roger Goodell will not reduce or overturn Brady’s suspension. Perhaps more shocking, Smith cited a separate source who told him Brady actually destroyed his own personal cell phone rather than just refusing to turn it over.
  • Why union leaders want L.A. to give them a minimum wage loophole

    07/28/2015 9:25:27 AM PDT · by grundle · 9 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | July 27, 2015 | Peter Jamison
    ne of the most divisive issues that Los Angeles City Council members expect to confront when they return this week from a summer recess will be a proposal by labor leaders to exempt unionized workers from the city's new minimum wage. The push for the loophole, which began in the final days before the law's passage, caused a backlash rarely seen in this pro-union city and upended perceptions of labor's role in the fight to raise pay for the working poor. Union activists were among the most stalwart backers of L.A.'s ordinance raising the wage to $15 by 2020, and...
  • Pell Grants to Be Restored for Prisoners

    07/28/2015 9:08:09 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 15 replies
    WSJ ^ | July 27, 2015 | By Josh Mitchell and Joe Palazzolo
    The Obama administration plans to restore federal funding for prison inmates to take college courses, a potentially controversial move that comes amid a broader push to overhaul the criminal justice system. The plan, set to be unveiled Friday by the secretary of education and the attorney general, would allow potentially thousands of inmates in the U.S. to gain access to Pell grants, the main form of federal aid for low-income...
  • Ted Cruz challenges Obama to debate Iran Deal

    07/28/2015 8:04:01 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 16 replies
    The Hill ^ | 07/28/15 | Wes Jones
    Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) on Monday challenged President Obama to debate the "substance" of the Iran deal. "Since [Obama's] not willing to discuss the substance, I'll make an invitation right here tonight, which is I will invite President Obama at any time and place of his choosing to debate the substance of the Iran deal," he said on Fox News's "Hannity." "Let's do it in front of the American people." "If he's unwilling to show up, he can send as a proxy John Kerry," he added. The 2016 presidential candidate starkly opposes Obama's Iran deal, and said that if it...
  • Boehner gets emotional in Golf Channel interview (video)

    07/28/2015 7:46:01 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 53 replies
    The Hill ^ | 07/27/15 | Judy Kutz
    Even golfing can be a tearjerker of a subject for Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio), who’s known for frequently dispensing waterworks. “I wanted to make sure that every kid had the same chance I did — an opportunity,” Boehner, with tears filling his eyes, says in a promotional spot for The Golf Channel show, “Feherty.” Another clip from the program, which airs Aug. 3., shows Boehner telling host David Feherty about a photo of him and some companions that sits in his office, saying, “The three of us are talking about how easily we turn to tears.” Boehner — who’s gotten...
  • Cold front brings rare July snow to Northern Rockies

    07/28/2015 7:23:41 AM PDT · by rktman · 25 replies
    ca.news.yahoo.com ^ | 7/28/2015 | Laura Zuckerman
    SALMON, Idaho (Reuters) - A freak July cold front brought snow to the Northern Rockies on Monday in a rare weather event that set record-low daytime temperatures across Idaho and could see overnight readings at or near freezing in parts of the region, meteorologists said. The combination of moisture and cold air from Alaska and Canada was expected to settle over Idaho, Montana and Wyoming through Tuesday in a pattern rarely seen in those states before late August or September, forecasters with the National Weather Service said. More than an inch of snow was reported on Monday at the renowned...
  • Cincinnati mother accused of forcing 11-year-old daughter to stay outside in heat

    07/27/2015 6:25:15 PM PDT · by rickmichaels · 32 replies
    newsnet5.com ^ | July 27, 2015 | WCPO Staff
    CINCINNATI - A Cincinnati mother is accused of forcing her daughter to stay outside in the heat and demanding police take the child away from her. According to court documents, Forest Park police Sgt. David DeSalvo responded to a home in the 11000 block of Donora Lane Sunday. DeSalvo said 35-year-old Catrina Fant refused to let her 11-year-old daughter into the home even though it was 90 degrees outside. The girl was wearing fleece pajamas and snow boots at the time and was complaining that she was hot and tired, the report states. The child has low functioning cognitive ability...
  • Video shows Hillary Clinton boarding private jet just hours after launching global-warming push

    07/27/2015 4:57:10 PM PDT · by grundle · 21 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | July 27, 2015 | David Martosko
    Just hours after Hillary Clinton unveiled her presidential campaign's push to solve global warming through an aggressive carbon-cutting plan, she sauntered up the steps of a 19-seat private jet in Des Moines, Iowa. The aircraft, a Dassault model Falcon 900B, burns 347 gallons of fuel per hour. On Monday the Democratic presidential front-runner announced the details of her initiative to tackle climate change, calling it 'one of the most urgent threats of our time.' But shortly afterward, a videographer working with the conservative America Rising PAC spotted her at the private air terminal in Des Moines. Fifteen seconds of video...
  • Christians and Muslims Gang Up on Franklin Graham [Chrislam]

    07/27/2015 4:45:22 PM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 39 replies
    Charisma News ^ | 7/24/2015 | Sara Weismann/RNS
    An evangelical pastor from Texas joined American Muslim leaders Thursday (July 23) in denouncing recent anti-Muslim comments by evangelist Franklin Graham as they announced upcoming efforts to build bridges between their religious communities. In response to the killing of five service members in Chattanooga, Tenn., last week, Graham, son of evangelical leader Billy Graham, wrote on Facebook that the U.S. should bar Muslims from immigrating. "I was so sad when I read the Facebook posting of Franklin Graham," Bob Roberts Jr., pastor of NorthWood Church in Keller, Texas, said Thursday at a gathering on Capitol Hill. "This is not 'evangelical'...
  • Rape Allegation Double Standard: Liberal Elites Turn on Bill Cosby, But Not Bill Clinton

    07/27/2015 2:53:04 PM PDT · by grundle · 41 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | July 17, 2015 | Jeffrey Lord
    Why are the liberal media and other liberal elites turning on the black Bill Cosby - while supporting the white Bill Clinton? The cries of racist double standards surrounding grand jury decisions in the case of Ferguson’s Michael Brown and Staten Island’s Eric Garner have been loud and clear. Coupled with movements protesting sexual assault on college campuses and in the American military, both of which have won much publicized support from President Obama, the contrast between the treatment of the black actor/comedian Cosby and the ongoing celebration of the white former President could not be more conspicuous. Like Cosby,...
  • Fiat Chrysler Must Buy Back Hundreds of Thousands of Ram Pickups

    07/27/2015 12:34:30 PM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 34 replies
    NBC/AP ^ | 07/27/2015 | Associated Press
    DETROIT -- Fiat Chrysler must offer to buy back from customers hundreds of thousands of Ram pickup trucks and other vehicles -- the biggest such action in U.S. history -- as part of a costly deal with safety regulators to settle legal problems in about two dozen recalls. The Italian-American automaker also faces a record civil fine of up to $105 million. In addition, owners of more than a million older Jeeps with vulnerable rear-mounted gas tanks will be able to trade them in or be paid by Chrysler to have the vehicles repaired. ~SNIP~ Vehicles eligible for buy-back offer...
  • Boston 2024 Olympic Bid Dropped by USOC

    07/27/2015 11:57:18 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 41 replies
    WBZ ^ | 7-27-15 | WBZ
    — The U.S. Olympic Committee has dropped Boston’s bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics, sources tells WBZ-TV political analyst Jon Keller.
  • Twitter Has Just 49 Black Employees And Jesse Jackson Is Mad

    07/27/2015 10:48:52 AM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 69 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | JULY 1, 2015 | BLAKE NEFF
    Out of Twitter’s 2,910 U.S. employees, only 49 (1.7 percent) are black, and that fact has black activists led by Rev. Jesse Jackson racing to condemn the company. Jackson, who has been pressuring tech companies for years to hire more blacks, told The Guardian black Americans are “becoming intolerant” of Twitter’s slow growth in diversity.
  • Obama Criticizes Tone of 2016 Presidential Debate

    07/27/2015 10:17:02 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 29 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 07/27/15
    President Barack Obama delivered withering criticism of the 2016 presidential debate Monday, saying its tone was not worthy of voters. Obama zeroed in on comments by Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump and Mike Huckabee to decry attention-grabbing "outrageous attacks that have become all too commonplace" in American politics. Obama described Huckabee's suggestion that a historic nuclear deal between Iran and world powers earlier this month was marching Israelis to the "door of the oven," as part of a "general pattern" that would be "considered ridiculous if it weren't so sad". Obama also took issue with Trump's "outrageous" comments about the...
  • Police: 7 dead, 34 wounded in weekend shootings across Chicago

    07/27/2015 9:02:16 AM PDT · by barmag25 · 30 replies
    Seven people have been killed and at least 34 others wounded in shootings across Chicago since Friday afternoon, police said. Most recently, a 16-year-old boy was shot to death Sunday evening in the Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side.
  • Video Shows Zoo Fence Jumper Petting Cougars

    07/26/2015 7:58:26 PM PDT · by GoneSalt · 36 replies
    Sky News ^ | 7/26/2015 | Sky News US Team
    A zoo in Ohio has pressed charges against a man who jumped a fence to pet cougars - then posted video of it on YouTube. Joshua Newell had his camera rolling when he leaped over the outer fence of the big cat enclosure at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. The 35-year-old then began petting two adult cougars through a second fence as he said things like, "Kitty, kitty, kitty". The footage showed the animals appearing to enjoy the attention. Zoo officials called the video "alarming" and said it was fortunate that neither Newell nor the cougars were harmed. "Animal welfare...
  • Windows 10 Automatic Updates Start Causing Problems

    07/26/2015 7:55:23 PM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 142 replies
    Forbes ^ | July 25, 2015 | Gordon Kelly
    Last week Microsoft MSFT confirmed every Windows 10 update will mandatory and installed automatically. This was met with a hostile reception from Forbes readers with over 100 comments on my news article voicing their concern. And now some of those fears have been realised… With just four days left before launch, Windows 10’s policy of automatic updates has run into its first major problem and it is causing many PCs to stop working correctly.
  • Family: Teens' missing boat found overturned off Jacksonville

    07/26/2015 12:26:22 PM PDT · by FlJoePa · 54 replies
    wpbf ^ | 7-24-15 | n/a
    JUPITER, Fla. —The family of one of the missing teen boaters told WPBF 25 Sunday afternoon that their overturned boat was found off Jacksonville. The fate of the teens is unknown. Perry Cohen and Austin Stephanos, both 14, were aboard a 19-foot white single-engine boat. The U.S. Coast Guard said the boat is being towed to Jacksonville. The teens were last seen around 1 p.m. Friday after buying $110 worth of fuel at The Jib. Perry and Austin left shore en route to the Bahamas. The disappearances were alerted to Tequesta police at about 5 p.m. Tequesta officers, along with...
  • Obama administration knew of Rolling Stone rape story before publication

    07/26/2015 11:57:16 AM PDT · by grundle · 3 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | July 22, 2015 | Jeffrey Scott Shapiro
    The Obama administration disclosed Tuesday it first learned about Rolling Stone’s ill-fated story on campus rape in Sept. 2014, about two months before it was published, when reporter Sabrina Rubin Erdely called seeking information on the government’s investigation of the University of Virginia’s handling of sexual assaults. The revelation from the Department of Education came the same day that a media watchdog group asked congressional oversight committees to start an investigation into what the administration may have known about the story before and after it was published and what it did to address the concerns raised in the article. “The...
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    07/26/2015 11:13:08 AM PDT · by Faith · 9 replies
    July 26, 2015 | Faith
    Thus says the Lord, the King of Israel, And His Redeemer, the Lord of hosts: ”I am the First and I am the Last; Besides Me there is no God.” Isaiah 44: 6
  • Furious Coal CEO Lets It All Out: "Obama Is Nation's Great Destroyer"

    07/26/2015 8:38:38 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 25 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 07/26/15 | Tyler Durden
    "Currently, the coal industry accounts for 7% of the gross business product of the state, but our industry pays 60% of the business taxes in West Virginia," Murray said. "Oil and gas producers are not taxed to this extent. Relief must be given to the coal industry as our coal cannot compete with that from other states, all of which have lower coal severance taxes, or none at all."
  • 2 Teens missing off Jupiter

    07/26/2015 7:37:46 AM PDT · by FlJoePa · 101 replies
    lid time ^ | 7-24-15 | Alex Crown
    Coast Guard search-and-rescue crews are searching for two missing 14-year-old boys in the vicinity of Jupiter. Austin Stephanos (left) and Perry Cohen (right), both 14, were reported missing after not returning from a fishing trip on Friday off the coast of Jupiter, Florida. They were last seen at approximately 1:30 p.m after purchasing $110 worth of fuel. Officials received a report that the boys had disappeared at about 5 p.m. after they didn’t return to shore at the expected time. The Coast Guard had covered about 5,300-square nautical miles by Saturday morning. The Palm Bay Sheriff’s Office is also providing...
  • “The Civil War never ended”: Jesse Jackson [ re the Confederate flag ]

    07/25/2015 6:54:46 PM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 61 replies
    Salon ^ | July 15, 2015 | DAVID MASCIOTRA
    “The Civil War never ended”: Jesse Jackson on the racist agenda that must come down with the Confederate flag"..Full Headline Since the homicidal evil named Dylann Roof claimed the lives of nine black worshipers in Charleston, South Carolina, the country has commissioned a conversation about racial harmony and diversity. The audible defeat in President Obama’s voice when he made yet another call for gun control to millions of deaf ears was an early signal of legislative dysfunction, and the political system’s inability to react meaningfully to crisis. Politics under the noxious regime of slavery and under the nominal promise of...
  • Dothan man charged after spiked formula sends baby to ICU

    07/25/2015 6:49:10 PM PDT · by boycott · 36 replies
    al.com ^ | 7-25-15 | Melissa Brown
    A 10-month-old baby is in intensive care after her uncle allegedly mixed her formula with alcohol, Dothan police said Friday. Dothan police charged Dontavian Lee McCree, 19, with felony torture child abuse after hospital staff discovered the baby had ingested alcohol. The Dothan Eagle reports the baby was admitted around 1:30 p.m. Thursday but her condition had improved by Friday. Police said McCree's sister left her daughter in his care while she went to work, but she noticed the baby was acting oddly when she returned. The baby was taken to the emergency room, where hospital staff called police. "There...
  • Bill Gates Admits Vaccines Are Used for Human Depopulation [Isaiah 24]

    07/25/2015 3:26:17 PM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 69 replies
    Youtube ^ | February 2010 | Philip Jonkers
    Bill Gates discusses vaccinations a tool for depopulation
  • A bold plan for Pope Francis, Bill Gates to save the world [Isaiah 24]

    07/25/2015 3:03:50 PM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 10 replies
    Market Watch ^ | 6/26/2014 | Paul B. Farrell
    Yes, Pope Francis may call Bill Gates, get Gates to bring together his friends, the 67 billionaires who are as rich as half the world, the poorest 3.5 billion. Or Gates may make the call. Doesn’t matter who puts the ball in action. Pope Francis needs help in his mission to save the global economy from the rapidly accelerating triple threat of climate change, hunger and inequality. Fortunately Gates has a track record here: Back in 2009 he called billionaires Buffett, Rockefeller, Soros, Bloomberg, Turner, Oprah and other philanthropists to a secret meeting in the Manhattan home of Sir Paul...
  • Video shows brawl at Denny’s

    07/25/2015 8:22:59 AM PDT · by digger48 · 93 replies
    wishtv ^ | July 24, 2015 | Stephanie Ballesteros
    HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — A video showing a brawl inside the Denny’s Restaurant on West Mercury Boulevard in Hampton, Virginia has already been shared over 2,000 times on Facebook. Hampton police said the fight broke out inside the Denny’s around 2:30 a.m. Thursday. The video posted on Facebook starts with one man, punching another on the ground. A woman tries to break it apart, but the scuffle heads to the back booths and kitchen area. At one point, a man actually rips his shirt off and pushes the other fighters toward the door. More people get involved and try to...
  • Earthquake: 4.3 quake strikes near Fontana (Los Angeles)

    07/25/2015 7:05:02 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 12 replies
    LA Times ^ | 07/25/15
    A 4.3 earthquake was reported Saturday morning near Fontana, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 5:54 a.m. The quake was felt over a wide area of the Inland Empire, Orange County and eastern Los Angeles County, according to the USGS. There were no immediate reports of damage or injury. According to the USGS, the epicenter was near the intersection of Sierra and Fontana avenues. It was followed by two small aftershocks.
  • Civilian guards ordered to leave [recruiting station] after one accidentally fires rifle

    07/25/2015 6:44:42 AM PDT · by pabianice · 50 replies
    Stars and Stripes ^ | 7/25/15 | Lane
    LANCASTER, Ohio (Tribune News Service) — The armed civilians who have been guarding a military recruitment center here are gone, ordered off the property after one of them accidentally discharged his rifle on Thursday. No one was injured. U.S. Properties Group Portfolio Four LLC, the owner of the shopping center near the River Valley Mall that includes the multi-branch military recruitment center, ordered the armed volunteers to leave just hours after the shot was fired. A Lancaster police officer delivered the order to several of them outside the Armed Services Career Center, saying, “God bless you,” but they had to...
  • Peanut Exec Who Intentionally Sold Salmonella-Tainted Peanuts Recommended for Life In Prison

    07/24/2015 5:51:45 PM PDT · by grundle · 44 replies
    yahoo.com ^ | July 24, 2015 | Korin Miller
    Prosecutors are recommending a sentence of life in prison for a peanut executive convicted in a deadly salmonella-poisoning case. Stewart Parnell, the former owner of Peanut Corporation of America, was convicted last September of knowingly selling truckloads of peanut butter contaminated with salmonella from his plant in Georgia to food processors.The recommendation for his sentencing, which a lawyer for one of the victims called “unprecedented,” was revealed on Wednesday, the Associated Press reports. The contaminated peanut butter caused a salmonella outbreak that spanned 46 states and lasted from 2008 to 2009, sparking a massive recall by the Centers for Disease...
  • Brutal dictator's warning for NFL superstar Brett Favre

    07/24/2015 8:35:01 AM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 57 replies
    http://www.wnd.com ^ | July 23, 2015 | World Net Daily
    NFL quarterback Brett Favre was met with a wave of criticism after he failed to clap enthusiastically enough at the 2015 ESPY awards ceremony when transgender Bruce Jenner was given an award for “Courage” because of his efforts to become a woman named “Caitlyn.” Mocking the media campaign against Favre, historian Paul Kengor has made a comparison to the Soviet Union under dictator Joseph Stalin, where dissidents where told, “Never be the first one to stop clapping.”
  • Amazon shares surge 20 percent, market cap surpasses Wal-Mart

    07/24/2015 7:34:55 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 11 replies
    CNBC ^ | 07/24/15 | Jacob Pramuk
    Amazon shares spiked in early trading Friday after the online retailer blew past quarterly earnings and revenue estimates, boosted by growth in the North American market and cloud computing segment. Shares rose 20 percent, giving the retailer a larger market capitalization than bricks-and-mortar behemoth Wal-Mart. The surge also generated a huge windfall for CEO Jeff Bezos, who owns 83,921,121 shares of the company. At Friday's early prices, his fortune rose some $8.05 billion—a gain that by itself would be enough to put him in the world's 200 richest people.
  • Opinion: The newest Obamacare fail: penalties of $36,500 per worker

    07/23/2015 5:06:16 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 13 replies
    Hey, employers, don’t even think about reimbursing your workers’ health-insurance premiums. Beginning this month, the IRS can levy fines amounting to $100 per worker per day or $36,500 per worker per year, with a maximum of $500,000 per firm. This Internal Revenue Service penalty is not written into the Obamacare law. The amount is over 12 times the statutory amount in the Affordable Care Act of $3,000 per worker per year. That is what an employer is charged when one of its employees gets subsidized care on one of the health-care exchanges. It’s 18 times the $2,000 penalty for not...
  • Hillary: Even Open-Minded Whites Get Nervous Around Blacks In Hoodies

    07/23/2015 1:47:01 PM PDT · by freebilly · 58 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 7/23/15 | Patrick Howley
    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said Thursday that even “open-minded” white people get nervous when they encounter a black male wearing a hoodie.