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  • Could non-citizens decide the November election?

    10/24/2014 1:54:49 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum
    Washington Compost ^ | OCTOBER 24, 2014 | Jesse Richman and David Earnest
    Could control of the Senate in 2014 be decided by illegal votes cast by non-citizens? Some argue that incidents of voting by non-citizens are so rare as to be inconsequential, with efforts to block fraud a screen for an agenda to prevent poor and minority voters from exercising the franchise, while others define such incidents as a threat to democracy itself. Both sides depend more heavily on anecdotes than data.
  • Two Dead, Including Gunman, in High School Shooting Near Seattle

    10/24/2014 1:54:02 PM PDT · by Deo volente · 1 replies
    NBC News ^ | October 24, 2014
    A student with a "blank stare" opened fire in the cafeteria of a high school north of Seattle on Friday, killing one person and wounding at least three others before fatally shooting himself, police and witnesses said. A hospital official said three patients were in "very critical condition" after the 10:30 a.m. PDT shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School. A 14-year-old boy was in serious condition at another hospital with a jaw wound.
  • CHP: 3 officers shot in Sacramento, Placer counties

    10/24/2014 1:52:39 PM PDT · by Hugin
    kcra.com ^ | 10/24/14 | Gamaliel Ortiz
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KCRA) —The California Highway Patrol says at least three officers have been shot in Sacramento and Placer counties by a man and woman who are heavily armed. Authorities have centered their search in the south Auburn area after reports of shots fired and that the truck sought in connection with the shooting of a Sacramento County deputy had been spotted, police told KCRA 3. The truck is described as a red 2002 Ford F-150 truck with an ice chest in the truck bed.
  • 3 Officers Shot in Sacramento, Placer County Incidents (CA)

    10/24/2014 1:48:49 PM PDT · by BAW · 8 replies
    CBS Sacramento ^ | Oct 24, 2014
    Authorities are saying that at least three officers and one civilian have been shot in two different incidents Friday. The incident started near Arden Way and Howe Avenue. Lisa Bowman with the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department says that around 10:30 a.m. an officer responded to a report of a suspicious person inside of a vehicle. The suspect shot the deputy at least once during the confrontation. Bowman says the suspect then fled the scene and tried to steal a car, only to shoot the person. The suspect then went to steal a truck and was successful. A Blue Alert was...
  • Foley Family to White House: You Saved Bergdahl. Why Not Our Son?

    10/24/2014 1:37:00 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | 10/24/2014 | Eli Lake
    After the Obama administration bargained for Bowe Bergdahl’s life, the family of ISIS hostage James Foley begged the White House for the same treatment—only to be denied. The parents of James Foley, the journalist ISIS beheaded in August, learned about the U.S. government’s attempt to rescue him about an hour before the rest of us did. The grieving parents got word from President Obama himself. “I told Obama that Jim worked hard to get him elected,” John Foley, James’s father, told The Daily Beast. “He believed till the end his country would come and get them.” The president, according to...
  • UN chief 'shocked and alarmed' by Gaza tunnels

    10/24/2014 1:35:41 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 11 replies
    Irael Hayom ^ | 15 October 2014 | Shlomo Cesana, Gadi Golan, Daniel Siryoti
    U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon visits southern Israel, Gaza Strip • Ban: The build-destroy, build-destroy cycle in Gaza must be broken • Ban tours terror tunnel near Kibbutz Ein Hashlosha, calls threats posed by rockets and tunnels "not acceptable." The U.N. Human Rights Council's investigation of Operation Protective Edge will go ahead as planned, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu when the two met in Jerusalem earlier this week. Israel tried to convince Ban that an internal Israeli probe of the recent Gaza operation would be sufficient, but Ban made clear he would await the results of the...
  • Bombshell: Valerie Jarrett Helped Manage Fallout Over Eric Holder's

    10/24/2014 1:34:16 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 5 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 24, 2014 | Katie Pavlich
    For years the White House has argued it had nothing to do with Operation Fast and Furious while it was active and certainly wasn't involved the fallout and cover-up that followed after Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry was killed in 2010 by Mexican bandits carrying guns from the lethal program. Now years later, a Vaughn Index describing Fast and Furious documents being held from the American people and Congress under President Obama's assertion of executive privilege shows White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett played a key role in Attorney General Eric Holder's changing testimony to Congress. More from Judicial Watch: Practically lost in...
  • Kathryn Ruemmler asks not to be considered to succeed Holder, White House confirms

    10/24/2014 1:33:37 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 10/24/2014 | By Juliet Eilperin
    Former White House counsel Kathryn Ruemmler told President Obama this week he should take her name out of consideration for the post of attorney general, White House officials confirmed Friday. “We can confirm the president asked Kathy to consider this, and she was among those the president had been looking at,” said a White House official who asked for anonymity in a written statement, referring to the search to replace retiring Attorney General Eric Holder. “Kathy took this step this week on her own volition—as she always has done, putting the president and the administration first.” The Associated Press first...
  • Red line? ISIS used chemical weapons against Iraqi army

    10/24/2014 1:31:22 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 3 replies
    Hotair ^ | 10/24/2014 | Ed Morrissey
    What happens when terrorists get their hands on weapons of mass destruction? They will use them, and that also includes marauding armies of terrorists like ISIS. Despite the risks associated with using old chemical ordnance, risks that the West hoped would dissuade ISIS from making use of battlefield discoveries of old stock, the Washington Post reports confirmation that the terrorist army has deployed chlorine-gas weapons on at least one occasion against the Iraqi army: Dizzy, vomiting and struggling to breathe, 11 Iraqi police officers were rushed to a government hospital 50 miles north of the capital last month. The...
  • Joe Biden votes early, but ‘what’s with the glue stick?’ [photo]

    10/24/2014 1:26:06 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 29 replies
    Twitchy ^ | 10-24-2014 | Twitchy staff
    Joe Biden votes early, but ‘what’s with the glue stick?’ [photo] 1:25 pm on October 24, 2014 by Twitchy StaffVice President Biden ✔ @VP Follow Vice President Biden just cast his ballot in Delaware for this year's midterm elections → 12:20 PM - 24 Oct 2014 Vice President Joe Biden voted early in the election without accidentally disenfranchising himself, but something on the table caught the eye of some who saw the photo: Why's he got a whole bunch of glue sticks?....
  • Michael Brown and Race Hoaxes

    10/24/2014 1:07:19 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 24, 2014 | Mona Charen
    Back in August, when news first broke of a shooting in Ferguson, Mo., the media world, perpetually tingling with eagerness for white-on-black violence stories, plunged into delirium. An unarmed, black 18-year-old "gentle giant" had been shot in the back while running away from a white police officer! He was just preparing to enter college in the fall. He had been assassinated while holding his hands in the air in a gesture of helplessness. "Hands up; don't shoot," chanted protesters. The "hands up" gesture immediately achieved iconic status among demonstrators from Boston to New York to San Francisco. If the early...
  • Jordan says Russia can help solve Israeli-Arab conflict

    10/24/2014 1:03:49 PM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 6 replies
    The Times of Israel ^ | 10/2/2014 | Justin Jalil
    Jordan’s king told Russian President Vladimir Putin that Moscow plays a pivotal role in efforts to solve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, during a meeting between the two in Moscow Wednesday. “The world should realize that without Russia, it is nearly impossible to make serious progress in the region,” King Abdullah II said, in a meeting that highlighted security and economic cooperation between the two nations, according to the Russian news agency TASS. “Of course, we are very grateful to Russia for the role it plays in the Mideast region.”
  • Attack on Egypt army post kills 30

    10/24/2014 1:02:39 PM PDT · by AU72 · 6 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Oct. 24 2014 | ASHRAF SWEILAM and MAGGIE MICHAEL
    EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) -- A coordinated assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula killed 30 Egyptian troops on Friday, making it the deadliest single attack in decades on the military, which has been struggling to stem a wave of violence by Islamic extremists since the overthrow of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. Officials described it as "well-planned" attack that began with a car bomb which may have been set off by a suicide attacker. Other militants then fired rocket-propelled grenades, striking a tank carrying ammunition and igniting a secondary explosion. Roadside bombs intended to target rescuers struck two army...
  • League City clinic quarantined due to patient's Ebola-like symptoms

    10/24/2014 12:58:41 PM PDT · by Columbo · 22 replies
    League City officials say a patient's symptoms and recent travel to Africa forced the precautionary closure of an emergency clinic. Based on the countries the patient recently visited, the Centers for Disease Control believes there is very little to zero risk of exposure to Ebola, however. It was shortly after 11 a.m. Friday when the staff at Intermediate Medical Care located at 2640 E League City Parkway called authorities. A medical worker said a male patient who had recently traveled from Africa was at the facility and "exhibiting symptoms that could be consistent with Ebola."
  • Gov. Scott Walker's bald spot has become a campaign issue

    10/24/2014 12:57:39 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 15 replies
    THE WEEK ^ | 24 OCTOBER 2014 | THE WEEK
    Wisconsin's Republican govern is caught in a tight re-election race against Democratic challenger Mary Burke, but it wasn't Burke who brought Scott Walker's bald spot into the race. "He brought it up," said the Wisconsin State Journal.
  • Obama Can't Help Throwing His Party Under His Bus

    10/24/2014 12:55:36 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 24, 2014 | David Limbaugh
    Politically speaking, President Barack Obama is almost as toxic as the ominous viruses he continues to mismanage. Every Democratic candidate fears the contagion and seeks to quarantine himself from his presence and policies. It's hardly unfair to say that Obama has earned his current condition, having squandered more unearned goodwill than any president in recent memory. Despite his fall, during a speech at Northwestern University earlier this month, Obama couldn't resist blurting out: "I'm not on the ballot this fall. Michelle's pretty happy about that. But make no mistake: These policies are on the ballot -- every single one of...
  • Milwaukee election officials demean, intimidate observers, monitors claim

    10/24/2014 12:32:30 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 9 replies
    The Wisconsin Reporter ^ | 10-24-14 | M. D. Kittle
    MADISON, Wis. — Republican Party election observers monitoring in-person absentee voting at Milwaukee’s largest polling place say partisan election officials are shutting them out. Reports to Wisconsin Reporter from observers at the Zeidler Municipal Building in downtown Milwaukee detail the strict enforcement of the Democrat-heavy Milwaukee Election Commission’s edict keeping poll workers as far away from voters as a new state law will allow — eight feet. “I could neither see what any voters was providing for (proof of residency) nor hear the conversation between the election worker and the voter, who was then given a ballot,” one observer told...
  • Russia and Israel: A Beautiful Friendship?

    10/24/2014 12:29:32 PM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 22 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 10/24/2014 | Michael Curtis
    When Bob Dylan sang “For the times they are a-changin’” he was not referring to relations between Israel and Russia, but his lyrics might just fit at the present time. No one can speak of a Russian tropical heat wave towards Israel but it isn’t surprising the temperature’s rising. The relationship may be heading to a beautiful friendship if not the beginning of love...
  • So what's the point? NYC Ebola patient PASSED new 'enhanced screening' at JFK Airport

    10/24/2014 12:26:36 PM PDT · by dennisw · 34 replies
    MailOnline ^ | 24 October 2014 | David Martosko
    Dr. Craig Spencer returned from Guinea on Oct. 17 The CDC's 'enhanced screening' protocols didn't flag him as a disease carrier because he had no Ebola symptoms 'He went through multiple layers of screening and did not have a fever or other symptoms of illness,' the CDC tweeted He spiked a 100.3-degree fever six days later and landed in New York City's Bellevue Hospital Critics are slamming the CDC and the Obama administration for letting west African travelers into the country while requiring airport screening that can't identify patients Craig Spencer, the doctor whose confirmed Ebola diagnosis sent New York...
  • Valerie Jarrett Key Player in Fast and Furious Cover-Up After Holder Lied to Congress

    10/24/2014 12:25:29 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 5 replies
    JudicialWatch.org ^ | OCTOBER 24, 2014
    President Obama’s trusted senior advisor, Valerie Jarrett, was a key player in the effort to cover up that Attorney General Eric Holder lied to Congress about the Fast and Furious scandal, according to public records obtained by Judicial Watch.The information is part of a Department of Justice (DOJ) “Vaughn index” detailing records about the gun-running operation known as Fast and Furious. JW had to sue the agency for the records after the Obama administration failed to provide them under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). A federal court ordered the DOJ to provide the records over the agency’s objections. Yesterday...
  • The Politics Of Medicaid Expansion And Obamacare Repeal

    10/24/2014 12:22:27 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 4 replies
    Federalist ^ | 24 October 2014 | John Daniel Davidson
    With the midterms looming, Obamacare politics are again prominent. But some Republican candidates find themselves defending that law. ___ With midterm elections looming, the politics of Obamacare are again coming to the fore—only this time it’s not just Democrats making the case that the law’s Medicaid expansion is good but also some leading Republicans, chief among them Ohio Gov. John Kasich. This week Kasich staked out the rather untenable position that Congress should repeal Obamacare but keep the Medicaid expansion part, as if they’re two different things. “From Day One, and up until today and into tomorrow, I do not...
  • Vince Sheheen on Nikki Haley: "We're Going To Escort Whore Out The Door"

    10/24/2014 12:22:21 PM PDT · by Nachum · 32 replies
    youtube ^ | 10/24/14 | Rising ICYMI Rising ICYMI
    Video at link.
  • Raytheon's Alabama-made SM-6s intercept targets in 'engage on remote' tests

    10/24/2014 12:17:45 PM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 3 replies
    AL.com ^ | October 24, 2014 | Leada Gore
    Raytheon's Standard Missile-6 had a pair of successful intercepts during recent testing highlighting the system's ability to use targeting information provided from a remote source. The "engage on remote" scenario involved two SM-6s launched from the USS Chancellorsville against anti-ship and cruise missile targets. The scenario included the SM-6s being launched prior to its own radars detecting the incoming threats, and instead using targeting information from the USS Sampson, another Aegis ship in the area. The first SM-6 intercepted a low-altitude, short-range supersonic target while the second intercepted a low-altitude, medium-range subsonic target. The SM-6 and Standard Missile-3 are produced...
  • Cadillac and The Disappearing V-8

    10/24/2014 12:13:24 PM PDT · by all the best · 74 replies
    Eric Peters Autos ^ | Eric Peters
    Mourn with me. Cadillac – Cadillac! – no longer sells a single car powered by a V-8 engine. Or such will be the case in about two months, when 2014 fades to 2015. Come Jan. 1, all new Cadillac cars will be powered by fours or sixes. Some will be turbocharged. But none will larger than 3.6 liters. The last of the V-8 Caddys – the (very) limited production CTS-V sedan/wagon – is being retired. There appears to be a replacement on deck for 2016, but the continued politically viability of V-8 engines within the system (so to speak) is...
  • Group gathers in silent protest to support Ebola Victim

    10/24/2014 12:12:07 PM PDT · by Menehune56 · 39 replies
    WFAA ABC 8 [Dallas Fort Worth ^ | 10/23/2014 | Demond Fernandez
    DALLAS -- A group of protesters gathered outside Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas for a silent protest Thursday. The group said its mission was, in part, to demand justice for Dallas' first Ebola patient, Thomas Eric Duncan. About 20 people, dressed in red and black clothing, attended the protest on the front lawn of the hospital. The group said there are simply too many questions when it comes to the care that led up to Duncan's death on Oct. 8th.
  • Tufts University Hosting Islamists to Train Students in ‘Direct Action’

    10/24/2014 12:08:55 PM PDT · by Nachum · 22 replies
    free beacon ^ | 10/24/14 | Adam Kredo
    A controversial Islamist group will gather at Tufts University on Friday for a weekend-long conference that will include training students to take “direct action” against pro-Israel and Jewish students on U.S. campuses, according to a schedule of the conference obtained by the Free Beacon. The event, held by Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP), which is run by the American Muslims for Palestine, has raised concerns among students who feel threatened by the group’s highly aggressive—and sometimes violent—tactics. SJP is known for leading some the most hostile anti-Israel campaigns on campus, including comparisons of the Jewish state to Nazi Germany,...
  • (Vanity) Immediately upon release from hospital, Nina Pham hustled to Whitehouse for photo op (pic)

    10/24/2014 12:07:53 PM PDT · by AAABEST · 45 replies
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  • Fetus-phobia has taken over the media

    10/24/2014 11:55:19 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 6 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 10/24/14 | Gualberto Garcia Jones, J.D.
    Every single day over 3,000 unborn children in the United States are brutally murdered by having their limbs literally torn and ripped apart.  This is the cold hard truth, and although every year there are hundreds of pro-life laws attempting to confront this dark reality legislatively, you will almost never hear a positive news story about pro-lifers. I believe that Heather and Brady's story needs to be heard and that the political media should be chastised for burying and distorting it. In the spring of 2013, I drafted and was one of the two proponents of the Colorado Brady...
  • TLC ends production on 'Honey Boo Boo'

    10/24/2014 11:47:33 AM PDT · by DoodleDawg · 68 replies
    CNN ^ | 10/24/14 | Breeanna Hare
    TLC's "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" is ending its run. On Friday, TMZ reported that the network has canceled the series in light of claims that the program's newly separated matriarch, June "Mama June" Shannon, is dating Mark Anthony McDaniel, a man who served 10 years in prison after being convicted of aggravated child molestation in 2004 and who is a registered sex offender.
  • Nurse Nina Pham Has Been Cured of Ebola, Is Released from Hospital

    10/24/2014 11:43:34 AM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 31 replies
    People ^ | 10/24/2014 | na
    A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for the patient diagnosed in Dallas was released from a hospital Friday, free of the virus, and was to meet later in the day with President Barack Obama at the White House. Nurse Nina Pham said she felt "fortunate and blessed to be standing here today," as she left the National Institutes of Health's hospital outside Washington.
  • SHOCK VIDEO>>> NYC Police Seen Tossing Ebola Gloves, Masks into Trash Can on Street!

    10/24/2014 11:41:28 AM PDT · by Nachum · 7 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 10/24/14 | Jim Hoft
    Do not panic. All is well. New York City police officers were seen tossing their Ebola masks and gloves into a trash can on the street. The officers were seen walking near Dr. Craig Spencer’s apartment building.But don’t worry. It’s not like anyone goes dumpster diving in New York City(?) Via The Real Story with Gretchen Carlson:
  • Man Who Attacked Police With Hatchet Ranted About U.S., Officials Say

    10/24/2014 11:40:44 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 14 replies
    New York Times ^ | October 24, 2014 | WILLIAM K. RASHBAUM and MICHAEL SCHWIRTZ
    Investigators on Friday were closely examining the background of a man who attacked several police officers in Queens with a hatchet on Thursday, focusing in part on comments he made on the Internet disparaging whites and Christians and supporting violent jihad. The man, identified by law enforcement officials as Zale H. Thompson, attacked four rookie New York City police officers as they posed for a photograph on Jamaica Avenue just after 2 p.m. Thursday, striking one in the arm and another in the head, before he was shot and killed by other officers. A stray bullet also struck a bystander...
  • Michelle Obama to Students: 'Your President Wants To Make Sure He Doesn't Hand You A Mess'

    10/24/2014 11:30:30 AM PDT · by PROCON · 36 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Oct. 24, 2014 | Charlie Spiering
    At Colorado State University, First Lady Michelle Obama reminded students that things in America were much better today thanks to her husband, President Obama. "People were worried about whether we were headed for another Great Depression -- can you imagine that?" she said, reminding them of the economic crisis in 2008. "And that wasn’t just talk, that was a real possibility." The first lady told the students at the rally that she was "so excited to see so many young people." "Because this election is really about you guys. It’s about your hopes and your dreams, and the world that...
  • Breaking: Shooting reported at high school north of Seattle

    10/24/2014 11:29:27 AM PDT · by TangledUpInBlue · 105 replies
    AP ^ | 10/24/14 | AP
    <p>Police have responded to a high school north of Seattle following reports of a shooting.</p>
  • Joni Ernst: My Gun Will Defend Me If Government Decides 'My Rights Are No Longer Important'

    10/24/2014 11:24:24 AM PDT · by rktman · 29 replies
    huffingtonpost.com ^ | 10/24/2014 | sam levine
    Joni Ernst, the Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Iowa, said during an NRA event in 2012 that she would use a gun to defend herself from the government.
  • Grandpa Shoots & Kills Man, 20, For Attempting To Rape Granddaughter

    10/24/2014 11:14:18 AM PDT · by Q-ManRN · 36 replies
    Hollywood Life by Bonnie Fuller ^ | October 24, 2014 | Lauren Cox
    Kenneth Byrd, 67, found himself in a scary situation when three men invaded his home and kept him and his wife, Judy, 65, hostage at gunpoint. When the three men attempted to force themselves on his 19-year-old granddaughter, Kenneth snapped and somehow managed to retrieve his own gun and defend his family. The three home invaders then forced Kenneth and his wife, Judy, towards the back of the home at gunpoint while demanding the couple open a private safe and give them their money, reports The Inquistr. However, it was when the three men attempted to “gang rape” Kenneth’s teenage...
  • Burke thought raiding transportation fund made ‘good sense’ before $680M shortfall (WI)

    10/24/2014 11:09:25 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 2 replies
    The Wisconsin Reporter ^ | 10-24-14 | Adam Tobias
    MADISON, Wis. — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke once gushed over former Gov. Jim Doyle raiding almost $1.4 billion from the segregated transportation fund to balance several state budgets, claiming the series of moves made good business sense. But after admitting last week those actions contributed to a projected $680 million shortfall in the transportation fund, Burke is trying to pretend she never fully supported those transfers. “When we collect revenue, particularly from the gas tax for a certain purpose, I think it’s reasonable to say that it stays there,” Burke told Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporters and the newspaper’s editorial...
  • Hispanics, US Citizens And Otherwise, Join Campaigns For Close Midterm Fights [One Issue Campaign!]

    10/24/2014 11:07:25 AM PDT · by Steelfish · 5 replies
    Guardian (UK) ^ | October 24, 2014 | Paul Lewis
    Hispanics, US Citizens And Otherwise, Join Campaigns For Close Midterm Fights This year’s midterms are taking place against a backdrop of Latino frustration at dithering candidates over immigration issues Paul Lewis 24 October 2014 Abel Perez, who was brought to the US from Mexico illegally as a child, canvassing for Democratic candidates in Longmont, Colorado. Photograph: Paul Lewis/Guardian An estimated 11 million people in America are barred from voting in the midterm elections because of their immigration status. Abel Perez is one of them. The 24-year-old was recently knocking on doors in the Colorado town of Longmont with a list...
  • Mary Burke’s taxing resume problems (WI)

    10/24/2014 11:03:41 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 4 replies
    The Wisconsin Reporter ^ | 10-23-14 | M. D. Kittle
    MADISON, Wis. — Mary Burke’s resume, much like the Democratic candidate for governor, has gone through a lot of changes — particularly during the course of her campaign. And some new tax records obtained by Wisconsin Reporter beg more questions about Burke’s shifting employment record. Burke is running against incumbent Republican Gov. Scott Walker in next month’s election. There is “no record” of Mary Burke on Wisconsin’s income tax rolls in 1988. That’s peculiar because Burke did pay $3,514 in 1987, and $3,750 in income taxes in 1989, according to a document from the state Department of Revenue’s Central Tax...
  • VIDEO: Man says it’s discrimination that people won’t hire him because he’s covered with tattoos

    10/24/2014 10:49:00 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 138 replies
    Right Wing News ^ | 10/24/14 | Jennifer Lawrence
    Is this a violation of the first amendment? A man is left confused and frustrated after he feels he was denied a job based on his tattoos. A man is left confused and frustrated after he feels he was denied a job based on his tattoos. Bill Roach reached out to Eyewitness News because he thinks he was a victim of discrimination and was treated unfairly. He said the tattoos aren’t gang related and shouldn’t be an issue. He’s proud of them, and they all mean something to him. “My right arm is nothing but music,” he said. “You know,...
  • The List: Obama's Three Hundredth Week in Office

    10/24/2014 10:31:36 AM PDT · by Nachum · 9 replies
    Nachumlist ^ | 10/24/14 | Nachum
    Obama's Three Hundredth Week in Office10/23/2014 Gunrunner-Gate Obama Claims Executive Privilege Over 15,000 Fast and Furious Docs Withheld documents include emails between Holder and wifeObama Asserts Fast and Furious Executive Privilege Claim for Holder’s WifeJudicial Watch Obtains List of Fast and Furious Documents Held Under Obama's Executive PrivilegeThe Ebola PlagueCDC Says NYC Ebola Doctor Cleared Enhanced Airport Screening New York's First Ebola Case? Doctor Treating Ebola Patients In Guinea Rushed To Bellevue HosptialEbola Scare at Summit Hospital in NashvilleInfectious Disease Experts Argue: ‘Ebola Virus Could Be an Aerosol-Transmissable DiseaseWH: States to Decide What to Do If West African Travelers Don’t Self-Report Ebola...
  • Memo from US Consulate refers to Jerusalem jihad terror attack that murdered baby girl as “traffic

    10/24/2014 10:25:27 AM PDT · by Nachum · 14 replies
    jihad watch ^ | 10/24/14 | Robert Spencer
    A traffic incident in Jerusalem. Another traffic incident in Canada just a few days ago. Odd coincidence: both drivers were devout Muslims who killed Infidels “in the name of Allah” (as the Canadian bad driver put it). Meanwhile, also in Canada, a mentally ill man shoots up the Parliament building and murders a soldier. And in New York City, a man wielding a hatchet injures several police officers. Another odd coincidence: both the Canadian mentally ill man and the New York hatchet-wielder were also devout Muslims. The father of the former waged jihad in Libya, and the latter called for...
  • Gun Control Group Continues Attempt To Bully Kroger Into Stripping Shoppers Of A Human Right

    10/24/2014 10:15:45 AM PDT · by rktman · 13 replies
    bearingarms.com ^ | 10/24/2014 | Bob Owens
    Forbes reporter Clare O’Connor says that gun prohibitionist Shannon Watts and a small number of her followers from the citizen control group Moms Demand Action will attempt to bully Kroger shareholders at the company’s annual meeting in Cincinnati next Wednesday. Members of local affiliates of the Michael Bloomberg-backed gun control groups Everytown and Moms Demand Action will be waiting near the supermarket chain’s Cincinnati headquarters on October 29th to confront investors and executives.
  • Valerie Jarrett Key Player in Fast and Furious Cover-Up After Holder Lied to Congress

    10/24/2014 10:12:50 AM PDT · by wrhssaxensemble · 76 replies
    judicialwatch ^ | OCTOBER 24, 2014 | Staff
    President Obama’s trusted senior advisor, Valerie Jarrett, was a key player in the effort to cover-up that Attorney General Eric Holder lied to Congress about the Fast and Furious scandal, according to public records obtained by Judicial Watch. The information is part of a Department of Justice (DOJ) “Vaughn index” detailing records about the gun-running operation known as Fast and Furious. JW had to sue the agency for the records after the Obama administration failed to provide them under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). A federal court ordered the DOJ to provide the records over the agency’s objections. Yesterday...
  • Suspect's past would have prevented gun ownership: expert

    10/24/2014 10:04:50 AM PDT · by rktman · 18 replies
    Montrealgazette.com ^ | 10/23/2014 | Monique Muise
    A leading firearms expert and criminal defence lawyer says he would have been “shocked beyond words” to learn that Ottawa shooting suspect Michael Zehaf Bibeau had obtained his gun legally in Canada. Solomon Friedman, who was locked in his downtown office for much of the day Wednesday as Ottawa police attempted to secure Parliament Hill and the surrounding buildings, says several layers of safeguards are in place to ensure that a person like Zehaf Bibeau does not have legal access to firearms. The former Quebecer, who shot and killed a reservist guarding the National War Memorial before moving up to...
  • An Avalanche of Ballots in Colorado

    10/24/2014 10:02:20 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 41 replies
    Natonal Review ^ | 10-24-14 | Deroy Murdock
    The autumn skies are bright blue this afternoon in the Mile High City. The vistas of the nearby Rockies are as sublime as the mild breezes that amble down the street. And yet Marilyn Marks could not be more worried. She fears that Republican representative Cory Gardner could lose a U.S. Senate seat in the mail — literally. “Gardner got the Denver Post’s endorsement,” Marks tells me. “Amazing, and he has a real chance of winning. But this ‘100 percent absentee ballot’ disaster is likely to undermine every GOP candidate in a tight race,” adds Marks, a clean-vote advocate with...
  • Breaking: Obama to meet Nurse Nina Pham in Oval Office

    10/24/2014 9:59:50 AM PDT · by TangledUpInBlue · 117 replies
    CNN ^ | 10/24/14 | None Yet
    Breaking news now, no article.
  • Gohmert: Gays Shouldn’t Serve in Military Because They’d Just Be ‘Getting Massages All Day’

    10/24/2014 9:52:38 AM PDT · by lbryce · 25 replies
    Mediate ^ | October 24, 2014 | Andrew Kirell
    Video This is your daily reminder that Louie Gohmert is an elected U.S. official who receives at least 70 percent of his district’s vote every two years. Appearing this week on Christian talk radio show Point of View, the Texas Republican pivoted a conversation on the U.S. military response to Ebola in West Africa to a rant against the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” the 1993 policy that prevented openly gay people from serving in the military. Gohmert being Gohmert, this was no ordinary rant against gay people in the military. No, no, this one connected Gohmert’s belief that...
  • Plane from DC Airport (Dulles) grounded in Columbia due to ‘sick passenger’

    10/24/2014 9:52:24 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 29 replies
    The State ^ | 10-24-2014 | JEFF WILKINSON
    A plane from Washington D.C.'S Dulles International Airport has been grounded at Columbia Metropolitan Airport due to a sick passenger on board, according a spokesperson for the Columbia Metropolitan Airport. The passenger had a reported nosebleed, and the plane was being held on the ramp Friday morning, according to airport spokeswoman Kaela Harmon. A nosebleed is a symptom of advanced Ebola, a deadly virus that has killed nearly 5,000 worldwide, including one victim in the United States. Caution is high because of recent outbreaks of the disease in Dallas, and a confirmed case of the virus in New York announced...
  • Cuomo’s office tightly controls public records [NY state]

    10/24/2014 9:52:03 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 5 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Oct 24, 2014 11:28 AM EDT | Michael Virtanen
    Gov. Andrew Cuomo took office four years ago promising the most transparent administration in history, but journalists and advocacy groups say his office tightly controls requests for public records on anything controversial and routinely delays or denies their release. For decades, responding to requests under New York’s Freedom of Information Law was the responsibility of individual state agencies. Current and former state officials say that began to change a year into Cuomo’s administration, and now such requests are often routed through the governor’s legal counsel. …