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  • NV Assembly Majority Whip Jim Wheeler Endorses Ted Cruz for President (former Walker's NV co-chair)

    10/05/2015 3:17:43 PM PDT · by Isara ^ | 10/05/15
    HOUSTON, Texas – Presidential candidate Ted Cruz today received the endorsement of Nevada Assembly Majority Whip Jim Wheeler, who had previously endorsed Scott Walker and served as his state co-chair. This is the most recent of several endorsements Sen. Cruz has secured from former Walker supporters, including Nevada Assemblyman and Assistant Majority Floor Leader Ira Hansen, Nevada Assemblywoman Victoria Dooling, along with Julianne Thompson, Rachel Little, and Louie Hunter of Georgia and Iowa State Senator Randy Feenstra.“I am thrilled to have Jim join our team in Nevada. His record as a principled leader and strong, conservative fighter will be invaluable...
  • Arne Duncans Dismal Record ( Common Core

    10/05/2015 3:16:03 PM PDT · by george76 · 1 replies
    National Review ^ | October 5, 2015 | Frederick M. Hess
    On Friday, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced he would be stepping down after nearly seven years on the job. This makes it a good moment to assess Duncans legacy, especially since his tenure has been shrouded by more than its fair share of puffery and overheated PR. This was predictable when it came to the usual Obama cheerleaders (Tom Friedman wanted Duncan to succeed Hillary Clinton as secretary of state). But it also showed up at times as generous, even fawning, laurels tossed by the likes of David Brooks, Jeb Bush, Newt Gingrich, and Lamar Alexander. ... Duncan ...
  • Mother of Oregon Gunman Wrote of Keeping Firearms

    10/05/2015 3:15:40 PM PDT · by TroutStalker · 2 replies
    NY Times ^ | OCT. 5, 2015 | MIKE McINTIRE
    In a series of online postings over a decade, the mother of the gunman who opened fire on classmates at Umpqua Community College in Oregon said she kept numerous firearms in her home and opened up about her difficulties raising a troubled son who used to bang his head against the wall. All the while the mother, Laurel Margaret Harper, expressed hope that her son, Christopher Harper-Mercer, could lead a successful life in finance or as a filmmaker. Instead, Mr. Harper-Mercer, 26, took his own life after shooting nine others to death and wounding several others during a campus rampage...
  • First on CNN: Trump sent prank care package to Rubio (Spring Water)

    10/05/2015 3:08:22 PM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 14 replies
    CNN ^ | Noah Gray
    Donald Trump is escalating his attacks on Sen. Marco Rubio with a special delivery for his rival: "Trump Ice Natural Spring Water." Trump has previously trained his fire on Rubio, claiming he has the worst voting attendance record in the U.S. Senate and that he sweats a lot. But CNN learned that the Trump campaign sent a "care package" to Rubio's Washington campaign office that contained a 24-bottle case of "Trump Ice Natural Spring Water," with Trump's face on it, two "Make America Great Again" towels and bumper stickers and a note reading, "Since you're always sweating, we thought you...
  • Nappy time!: Donald Trump retweets offensive attack ad on little RUBE Marco Rubio

    10/05/2015 2:50:34 PM PDT · by Mariner · 41 replies
    Salon ^ | October 5th, 2015 | Scott Eric Kaufman
    On Sunday, Donald Trump re-tweeted an attack ad on little RUBE' Marco Rubio that was, to put it mildly, in bad taste: NEVER HIRE A BOY TO DO A MANS JOB is the title, which floats above an image of an angelic-looking young child who is, presumably, Marco Rubio. He seems like a nice boy, the ad claims. Well mannered but bought and paid for by establishment Republican interests who taught him all that fancy government stuff. RINO RUBE repeats it well! Good boy! Supporting the infantalizing of one of his opponents might seem unpresidential, but this is Donald Trump,...
  • **Photo and Video Available** Coast Guard holds press conference for missing container ship

    10/05/2015 2:49:25 PM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 6 replies
    U.S. Coast Guard, 7th Coast Guard District ^ | October 05, 2015 | U.S. Coast Guard, 7th Coast Guard District
    Coast Guard Capt. Mark Fedor responds to questions during a press conference for search-and-rescue operations for a missing container ship, El Faro, at Coast Guard Air Station Miami, Oct. 5, 2015. Thirty-three people were aboard the El Faro before it went missing in the Caribbean Sea. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark Barney.
  • Environmentalists stop grazing on monument ( Wild Earth Guardians - Colorado )

    10/05/2015 2:47:36 PM PDT · by george76 · 7 replies
    Durango Herald ^ | October 04, 2015 | Jim Mimiaga
    Two allotments delayed pending more studies. A coalition of environmental groups have forced public land managers to delay a grazing permit decision on Canyons of the Ancients National Monument. Grand Canyon Trust, Western Watershed Project, Wild Earth Guardians, National Resource Defense Council, Wildlands Defense, the Sierra Club and Durango-based Great Old Broads for Wilderness collectively filed a 27-page protest against the proposed Flodine and Yellow Jacket grazing allotments on the monument ... they want the two allotments permanently closed to grazing ... The groups challenged a recent decision plan by the BLM to issue 10-year terms for the allotments, located...
  • Hillarys flash of fury at Benghazi committee that uncovered her secret email server....

    10/05/2015 2:46:55 PM PDT · by dennisw · 25 replies
    dailymail. ^ | 5 October 2015 | Francesca Chambers
    Clinton said the committee is trying to 'exploit' the deaths of the deaths of four Americans killed in a September 11, 2012 terrorist attack in Libya She said she'd appear before the committee on October 22, as scheduled - if it's 'still running' by then Leading House Democrats want the committee dissolved following GOP Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy's suggestion that the investigative unit is trying to undercut Clinton's presidential campaign Casting it as a partisan witch hunt dedicated to destroying her career, Clinton accused the committee - which discovered her private email server - of trying to 'exploit' the deaths...
  • Gov. Brown signs controversial assisted-suicide bill

    10/05/2015 2:45:03 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 13 replies
    LA Times ^ | October 5, 2015 | Patrick McGreevy
    Caught between conflicting moral arguments, Gov. Jerry Brown, a former Jesuit seminary student, on Monday signed a measure allowing physicians to prescribe lethal doses of drugs to terminally ill patients who want to hasten their deaths. Approving the bill, whose opponents included the Catholic Church, appeared to be a gut-wrenching decision for the 77-year-old governor, who as a young man studied to enter the priesthood. In the end, I was left to reflect on what I would want in the face of my own death, Brown added. I do not know what I would do if I were dying in...
  • Farhad Jabar: Police believe gunman was no lone wolf but part of an extremist pack

    10/05/2015 2:44:34 PM PDT · by naturalman1975 · 3 replies ^ | 6th October 2015
    POLICE are working on the theory that teen terrorist Farhad Khalil Mohammad Jabar was acting on the orders of other radicals and was not a lone wolf" killer. NSW counterterrorism officers are investigating who may have supplied the gun he used to carry out the brutal murder of a civilian staffer at Parramatta police headquarters on Friday afternoon. The possibility the teenager was used by extremists is a strong line of inquiry, a senior officer involved in the operation told The Daily Telegraph. That includes searching his computers, electronic devices and who he was in contact with on the days...
  • GOP lawmaker calls for 40-hour congressional workweek

    10/05/2015 2:42:55 PM PDT · by GIdget2004 · 12 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/05/2015 | Cristina Marcos
    Rep. David Jolly (R-Fla.) wants the House schedule to more closely resemble a typical American workweek. Jolly, who is running for Senate, has introduced a resolution to change House rules so that the chamber must be in session for at least 40 hours a week while lawmakers are in Washington. This 'try-nothing' Congress needs a reality check. A work week in Washington should be no different than a work week in every other town across the nation, Jolly said in a statement.
  • Trump: Rubio and Jeb Playing Nice Is 'Political Bullshit'

    10/05/2015 2:41:03 PM PDT · by JediJones · 19 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 9/30/2015 | Josh Feldman
    Donald Trump doesnt buy that Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush have a good relationship with each other and got a little profane during his New Hampshire speech tonight talking about it. ...what really bothers Trump is how nicely Rubio and Bush speak of each other because as far as he knows, they hate each other. He added, Its political bullshit. That got huge applause from the crowd.
  • American Airlines pilot dies mid-flight during trip to Boston

    10/05/2015 2:36:53 PM PDT · by QT3.14 · 9 replies
    The Verge ^ | October 5, 2015 | Chris Welch
    An American Airlines pilot became incapacitated and later died during an early red-eye flight from Phoenix to Boston on Monday. The company has yet to release the pilot's name or details on what caused his death. The plane's co-pilot took over the controls of the Airbus A320 and safely landed the 147-passenger flight in Syracuse around 7AM ET in an emergency attempt to get the pilot medical attention. The flight originally departed shortly after midnight on Monday.
  • Mark Levin Show,M-F,6PM-9PM,EDT,WABC AM,October 5,2015

    10/05/2015 2:10:18 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 6 replies
    Mark Levin Show ^ | October 5, 2015 | Mark Levin
    The Legacy Lives On! Marks Lost Dog & Cat Rescue Foundation Conservatism is the antidote to tyranny precisely because its principles are the founding principles. --Mark Levin in Liberty and Tyranny Welcome to The Levin Lounge Step in and have a virtual FRink.Taking the country by storm, one radio station at a time and kicking the BUTTS of the competition! Welcome all, to the most FUN LIVE THREAD on! You can call Marks show: 1-877-381-3811
  • Robert Spencer: The speech the U.S. Catholic bishops don't want you to see

    10/05/2015 2:06:31 PM PDT · by Arthur McGowan · 2 replies
    YouTube ^ | 151005 | Robert Spencer
    Jihad Watch director Robert Spencer was the keynote speaker at the annual convocation of the North American Lutheran Church, Dallas, Texas, August 13, 2015. He spoke about Muslim persecution of Christians. The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops pulled their representative from the North American Lutheran Church convocation when they found out Spencer was the keynote speaker. Watch this speech and see what the Catholic Bishops of the United States don't want you to know.
  • (from 2002) Defector: Iraq Could Have Nukes by 2005

    10/05/2015 2:04:58 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 2 replies
    cnn ^ | orig Aug 2002
    WASHINGTON (CNN) -- A former Iraqi nuclear engineer told a Senate hearing Wednesday that the country could have nuclear weapons by 2005. Khidir Hamza, who defected from Iraq in 1994, and other experts on Iraq testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee at the start of two days of hearings on the Iraqi threat to the United States and possible U.S. responses -- including a military attack. Citing German intelligence estimates, Hamza said Iraq had more than 10 tons of uranium and one ton of slightly enriched uranium. Hamza said that could give Iraq enough weapons-grade uranium to build three...
  • White House: Obama Preparing More Executive Actions on Gun Control (tHEY ARE COMING FOR GUNS)

    10/05/2015 1:58:09 PM PDT · by bestintxas · 22 replies
    breitbart ^ | 10/5/15 | c spiering
    The White House confirmed that President Obama was preparing a series of executive actions on gun control to match his recent passion on the issue after the latest mass shooting in Oregon. Its a high priority and will continue to be until we start to see more progress on this issue in this town, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest told reporters today at the press briefing. Earnest said he would quibble with anyone who criticized the president for not voicing any specific gun control proposals during his press conference, asserting that the White House was working behind the scenes...
  • Exclusive Jeff Sessions: Time To Hit Brakes On Radical Pace Of Immigration

    On Breitbart News Sunday Sirius XM radio with host and Breitbart News Executive Chairman Stephen K. Bannon, Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) 80% discussed the findings of his Senate Judiciary Immigration and the National Interest Subcommittee, which document how births to current Americans will be vastly outnumbered by mass immigration unless Congress hits the pause button on issuing new green cards. In an impassioned interview, Sessions challenged donor-driven Republicans who are too close to the corporate class, for supporting a radical pace of immigration that would push the U.S. past all known records. America is surging past all historical [immigration]...
  • Hillary Clinton Pushes Change Allowing Shooting Victims To Sue Gun Makers (Shortened)

    10/05/2015 1:33:33 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 36 replies ^ | October 5, 2015 | Awr Hawkins
    In the wake of the attack on Umpqua Community College (UCC) Hillary Clinton is pushing new regulations on gun shows and a change in laws allowing shooting victims and their families to sue gun manufacturers.
  • We Do Not Surrender Liberty for the Actions of a Lunatic. Period.

    10/05/2015 1:32:41 PM PDT · by Torcert · 19 replies
    The Deth Guild ^ | October 3, 2015 | SilverDeth
    Dear blathering, blubbering, sputtering Prog-Nazis, Concern Mongers and Insufferable Bloombergian Nannys: No more gun laws will be tolerated and as you p....ks have seen in Washington, Colorado, Connecticut and New York, we gleefully wipe our a... with your pathetic gun regulations and laugh at you and your impotent Stasi. Any new infringements will be summarily ignored. Anyone so foolish as to attempt enforcement had best get their affairs well ordered beforehand seeing as we will only allow the confiscation of our weapons hot, dirty and empty. Furthermore, you dont have enough jack-boots to take our weapons before...
  • White Pine Elementary student shot, killed; 11-year-old charged with murder (TN)

    10/05/2015 1:26:49 PM PDT · by libstripper · 18 replies ^ | Oct. 5, 2015 | Kirsten Holloway & Brandon Rook
    WHITE PINE (WATE) A shooting Saturday evening in White Pine left an 8-year-old girl dead and an 11-year-old boy arrested on first-degree murder charges. . . . Latasha Dyer said her daughter was outside playing when her next door neighbor, an 11-year-old boy, asked to see her puppy. She said her daughter told the boy no and shortly after the 11-year-old boy shot her.
  • Napolitano: Legal Noose Around Clinton's Throat Tightening

    10/05/2015 1:24:43 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 20 replies ^ | October 5, 2015 | Pam Key
    Monday on Fox News Channels Americas Newsroom, Fox News senior judicial analyst Andrew Napolitano said Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is very animated in interviews when questioned about her email scandal because the legal noose around her throat is being tightened.
  • Hillary To Gun Owners:Take Back The Second Amendment From NRA Extremists

    10/05/2015 1:20:27 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 50 replies ^ | October 5, 2015 | Pam Key
    Monday at a Town Hall in Manchester, NH, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton urged responsible gun owners, to form a new gun rights advocacy group, separate from the National Rifle Association (NRA) to take back the Second Amendment from these extremists.
  • VW's Illegal Emissions Caused Dozens Of U.S. Deaths, Study Finds (conjectural drivel award)

    10/05/2015 1:18:39 PM PDT · by robowombat · 25 replies
    Manufacturing News ^ | Mon, 10/05/2015 - 10:00am | Ellen Knickmeyer,
    VW's Illegal Emissions Caused Dozens Of U.S. Deaths, Study Finds Mon, 10/05/2015 - 10:00am Ellen Knickmeyer, Volkswagen's pollution-control chicanery has not just been victimless tinkering, killing between five and 20 people in the United States annually in recent years, according to an Associated Press statistical and computer analysis. The software that the company admitted using to get around government emissions limits allowed VWs to spew enough pollution to cause somewhere between 16 and 94 deaths over seven years, with the annual count increasing more recently as more of the diesels were on the road. The total cost has been well...
  • Could (deposed Australian conservative Prime Minister) Tony Abbott make a comeback?

    10/05/2015 1:02:03 PM PDT · by naturalman1975 · 1 replies
    Courier-Mail (Brisbane, Australia) ^ | 4th October 2015 | Rowan Dead
    COULD Tony Abbott make a comeback? The Abbott-haters and the feral army of Twitter addicts who are so delighting in his downfall will pour their usual bile-laden scorn on such a suggestion, but they clearly dont know their history. Political precedent tells us that Abbott returning to the leadership of the Liberal Party is not only possible, but worth punting a few bob on. Forget Abbotts current unpopularity, because the public soon will. John Howard was publicly derided after he lost the 1987 election to the charismatic Bob Hawke, so much so that the Bulletin magazine, the trendy political rag...
  • Cops: Teen Accused of Killing, Raping His Teacher Said 'I Became the Teacher' After Murder

    10/05/2015 12:54:58 PM PDT · by SaveFerris · 70 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 3 hours ago | Inside Edition By Caitlin Nolan
    A teenager accused of brutally raping and killing his math teacher at school allegedly told police he "became the teacher" after she set him off with a "trigger" word. Philip Chism is headed to trial as an adult in Massachusetts on Wednesday. In 2013, he was charged for the murder, rape and robbery of his algebra teacher, 24-year-old Colleen Ritzer, who was found with her throat slit by a box cutter in the woods near their Danvers school. She was sexually assaulted twice, once with a stick, and a note was found nearby that read I hate you all, the...
  • The problem wasnt Abbott or us. Its Islam (Australia)

    10/05/2015 12:51:01 PM PDT · by naturalman1975 · 2 replies
    Herald Sun (Melbourne Australia) ^ | 5th October 2015 | Andrew Bolt
    LAST Friday morning just before Curtis Cheng was murdered Malcolm Turnbull revealed he would be more sensitive in tackling terrorism. Gone would be the blunt and often divisive language used by his predecessor Tony Abbott, The Australian reported, clearly briefed by our new Prime Minister or his team. Abbotts rude talk had just alienated many in the Islamic community, and Mr Turnbull will adopt a new, more inclusive tone. This was just what the media Left had claimed to want when it was looking for excuses to kick Abbott. How those journalists had savaged Abbott for what they...
  • Ted Cruz Readies New Iowa Push

    10/05/2015 12:49:17 PM PDT · by VinL · 8 replies
    NBCNews ^ | 10/5/15 | Vaugh Hillyard
    Texas Senator Ted Cruz spent much of the past several months focused on building his presidential campaign in Southern states and accumulating his financial war chest, but he's about bring his full attention to the first-in-the-nation caucus state. "When it comes to Iowa, we are all in," Cruz told an eager crowd of about 100 volunteers and supporters last month at the opening of his new headquarters in the state. Cruz is preparing for a three-day swing through 12 cities here next week - just his second trip to the state in nearly two months. "Others have spent more time...
  • Official: Libya's Oil Output Down To 300,000 Bpd

    10/05/2015 12:37:30 PM PDT · by thackney · 9 replies
    Reuters via Rig Zone ^ | October 05, 2015 | Ahmed Elumami
    Libya's oil production has dropped to 300,000 barrels per day, less than a quarter of what it produced before the 2011 fall of Muammar Gaddafi, mostly because of insecurity and closed pipelines, a top official said. The North African state is caught in a conflict between two rival governments and their armed allies -- one internationally recognised, and the other a self-declared administration that took over Tripoli last year. Naji Moghrab, the top state oil official with the recognised government, told a local television channel late on Sunday output was at 300,000 bpd because of fighting between various armed factions...
  • Ben Carson Shares the Reason His Views on Gun Control Changed Youre Going to Love it

    10/05/2015 12:24:03 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 26 replies ^ | 10/05/2015 | Jenna Leigh Richardson
    Following recent mass shootings such as Charleston, South Carolina and Roseburg, Oregon gun-grabbers are once again fighting with a renewed effort to disarm the American public.As Democrats such as Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton attempt to use these senseless tragedies as a means for political gain while ignoring the facts, the truth is undeniable… Our forefathers saw the writing on the wall. They knew that our freedoms would be tested, often times taken for granted, but more importantly they knew that ‘We the People’ needed a means to protect ourselves. That is exactly the same sentiment Dr. Carson shares in...
  • CC Sabathia: I have a drinking problem and need help

    10/05/2015 12:23:10 PM PDT · by oh8eleven · 27 replies
    NY Post ^ | October 5, 2015 | Justin Terranova
    Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia announced he is checking himself into an alcohol rehab center. The team released the shocking statement Monday, one day before the Yankees start their postseason against the Astros in the wild-card game.
  • U.S. sees Russia readying ground campaign in Syria

    10/05/2015 12:17:44 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 33 replies
    CNN ^ | 10-5-2015 | Barbara Starr
    The latest U.S. assessment of Moscow's activity in western Syria indicates Russia has moved several ground combat weapons and troops into the area to potentially back up Syrian forces in the field planning to attack anti-regime forces, according to two U.S. defense officials. The U.S. views the move as Russia "stepping up its ground activity" in Syria to attack those forces, rather than ISIS elements, according to one of the officials. It's believed the Russians are positioning the weapons to be able to support a Syrian ground offensive, the officials said. The equipment includes several piece of artillery, as well...
  • Gun control group wants Oregon sheriff fired

    10/05/2015 12:09:35 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 17 replies
    The Hill ^ | October 5, 2015 | Tim Devaney
    A prominent gun control advocate is calling for the resignation of the Oregon sheriff leading the investigation into the recent shooting who he labeled a pro-gun conspiracy theorist. Douglas County sheriff John Hanlin ruffled feathers with gun control groups after it came to light that he sent Vice President Joe Biden a letter in January 2013 threatening not to enforce stronger gun laws. According to reports, Hanlin also posted a conspiracy video on his Facebook page suggesting the government was behind the Sandy Hook elementary school shooting as well as the 9/11 terrorist attacks in a coordinated effort to disarm...
  • He Watched Wolves Attack And Kill His Livestock, Could Do Nothing Because Of A Fed Court Ruling

    10/05/2015 11:58:54 AM PDT · by SJackson · 97 replies
    Off the Grid News ^ | June 5, 2015 | Daniel Jennings
    Gray wolves are killing cattle and family pets in Minnesota, Michigan and Wisconsin, and all residents can do is stand by and watch thanks to a federal judges ruling. In December, US District Judge Beryl Howell overturned the Obama administrations decision to take the gray wolf in the Great Lakes states off the endangered species list, The Detroit Free Press reported. Howells action effectively banned hunting and trapping of wolves in those states. Farmer Miles Kuschel watched a pack of six wolves surround his cattle on Easter, but decided not to shoot because of the ruling. When he came back,...
  • With Russias Dep. Army Chief due in Israel, Moscow posts 64 S-300 ship-to-air missiles...

    10/05/2015 11:55:45 AM PDT · by amorphous · 58 replies
    Debka.Com ^ | 5 Oct 2015
    Russias deputy chief of staff, Gen. Nikolay Bogdanovsky, accompanied by a large military delegation, arrives in Israel for a two-day visit on Tuesday, Oct. 6, to discuss increased coordination between the two militaries. However, Moscow seems to be sending Jerusalem an altogether different message: Friday, Oct. 2, the Russian Defense Ministry announced the surprise deployment of Navy cruiser, the Moskva, armed with 64 advanced anti-aircraft missiles S-300 ship-to-air missiles opposite the Syrian coastal town of Latakia. debkafiles military sources point out that Russia, without saying so publicly, has thus created an effective no-fly zone over most of Syria, most of...
  • Politifact just broke logic with its latest fact check on Planned Parenthood and mammograms

    10/05/2015 11:53:29 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 13 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 10/5/15 | Ben Johnson
    Trigger warning: People upset by accounts of extreme stupidity and politically craven spin may want to skip this column. Even people with a really even temperament may want to apply a layer of duct tape to their foreheads at once. That Planned Parenthood does not perform mammograms is indisputable. Its officials admit it; its president has even confessed as much before Congress under oath. But when a pro-life advocate says the same thing, PolitiFact, the self-appointed arbiter of truth and falsehood on the political scene, officially rated his comments "half-true." The controversy began when Casey Mattox, senior counsel with the...
  • White House: Obama Preparing More Executive Actions on Gun Control

    10/05/2015 11:51:40 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 76 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10-5-2015 | Charlie Spiering
    The White House confirmed that President Obama was preparing a series of executive actions on gun control to match his recent passion on the issue after the latest mass shooting in Oregon. Its a high priority and will continue to be until we start to see more progress on this issue in this town, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest told reporters today at the press briefing. Earnest said he would quibble with anyone who criticized the president for not voicing any specific gun control proposals during his press conference, asserting that the White House was working behind the scenes...
  • Parramatta Shooting Victim Curtis Cheung Gunned Down by 15-yo Radicalized Muslim Youth

    10/05/2015 11:34:20 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 23 replies
    Why was this 'admired and gentle' father-of-two brutally gunned down in cold blood? Accountant Curtis Cheng, 58, was shot by Farhad Jabar Khalil Mohammad, 15 Detectives said Iranian-born teenager's actions were linked to terrorism Police are now probing why Curtis Cheng, 58, was targeted by lone gunman Farhad Jabar Khalil Mohammad in a 'brutal' and 'callous murder' on Friday. He was 'just leaving work' at the police headquarters in Parramatta, Sydney, when he was shot in the back of the head by the Iranian-born youth - who was then gunned down by officers. Mr Cheng, who worked in the Finance...
  • Hill-mentum! The excitement is palpable at Clintons New Hampshire town hall [photo]

    10/05/2015 11:32:16 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 49 replies ^ | 10/05/2015 | Twitchy Staff
    Hillary Clinton has brought her high energy campaign to New Hampshire:
  • Police Chief: Delinquent Muslim Migrants Dont Integrate, Generally Disrespect Western Cultures

    10/05/2015 11:23:05 AM PDT · by don-o · 31 replies
    A German police commissioner has told an audience of how delinquent, mainly Muslim migrants refuse to accommodate to their host nations, adding: We have an increasing number of migrants in Germany, and many have not learned to have respect for women and the state. They live in parallel societies, where different rules apply. Tania Kambouri, who has written of her experiences in her role as a police chief in a new book, said that there is a taboo around multiculturalism and those coming from Islamic countries, though she was keen to stress that her comments were not racially motivated, according...
  • Boehner postpones votes for House majority leader, whip positions

    10/05/2015 11:22:37 AM PDT · by GIdget2004 · 23 replies
    Politico ^ | 10/05/2015 | JAKE SHERMAN and JOHN BRESNAHAN
    Speaker John Boehner postponed the election of majority leader and majority whip until next month, a blow to Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.) who announced Sunday night he had the votes to win the race. The House Republican Conference will still choose its nominee for speaker of the House Thursday, and the full chamber will vote on the next speaker on Oct. 29. This could help take some of the pressure off House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), the favorite to replace Boehner. The delay gives more time for conservatives to find a candidate to run against Scalise and Georgia Rep....
  • Obama up against growing support for a no-fly zone in Syria (Fiorina: Prepare to fight Russians)

    10/05/2015 11:21:16 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 33 replies
    CBS News ^ | 10/5/15 | REBECCA KAPLAN
    Russia has been stepping up its involvement in the Syrian civil war - culminating in airstrikes last week that may have targeted not just ISIS, but also rebels opposing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Meanwhile, the Syrian refugee crisis continues unabated, with a massive influx of Syrians overwhelming Turkey and Europe. To address this, lawmakers and presidential candidates alike - including the president's former secretary of state, Hillary Clinton, say the U.S. should respond with a no-fly zone, which is not a tactic President Obama is willing to pursue right now. -snip- And in an interview on Fox News last week,...
  • Where Are The Million New Manufacturing Jobs Obama Promised?

    10/05/2015 11:18:05 AM PDT · by expat_panama · 21 replies
    Investors Busniness Daily ^ | 10/02/2015 | Editorial
    Factory Jobs: The anemic September jobs report was bad news for anyone hoping that the economy had turned a corner. But it was even worse news for manufacturing, which is on a two-month losing streak. Manufacturing shed 9,000 jobs last month on top of the 18,000 lost in August, completely erasing the gains made so far this year. Since January 2013, the industry has gained only 338,000. All this flies in the face of President Obama's repeated promise in 2012 that if reelected, he would create 1 million new manufacturing jobs by the end of his second term. Obama said...
  • Palestinians: Why Our Leaders Are Hypocrites and Liars

    10/05/2015 11:14:05 AM PDT · by SJackson · 9 replies
    gatestoneinstitute ^ | October 5th, 2015 | Bassam Tawil
    Palestinians: Why Our Leaders Are Hypocrites and Liars by Bassam Tawil October 4, 2015 at 5:00 am We contaminate our mosques with our own hands and feet, and then blame Jews for desecrating Islamic holy sites. If anyone is desecrating Islamic holy sites, it is those who bring explosives, stones and firebombs into Al-Aqsa Mosque. The Jews who visit the Temple Mount do not bring with them stones, bombs or clubs. It is young Muslim men who are desecrating our holy sites with their "filthy feet." ◾These leaders, including Abbas himself, are not willing to send their own children and...
  • Former DOJ Head Michael Mukasey Hits Obamas DOJ Voting Section

    10/05/2015 11:11:50 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 16 replies
    PJ Media ^ | October 5, 2015 | J. Christian Adams
    He attacks Obama's co-opting of the DOJ for the advancement of leftism, not justice. Former Attorney General Michael Mukasey delivered a sharp criticism of the Obama Justice Department, particularly the DOJ Voting Section, in a speech republished in Hillsdale Colleges Imprimis . In a broadside aimed at the Obama-era DOJ, Mukasey hits the departments biased and partisan law enforcement policies. Mukaseys speech should be required reading for every presidential campaign. Mukasey revisits the dismissal of the voter intimidation case against the New Black Panther Party by Eric Holder and other political appointees shortly after the 2009 inauguration: During the 2008...
  • Putin should unleash Chechen troops on Isis, says region's president

    10/05/2015 11:01:25 AM PDT · by McGruff · 18 replies
    The Guardian ^ | Oct 2 ,2015 | Shaun Walker
    The Chechen leader, Ramzan Kadyrov, has asked Vladimir Putin to send him to Syria, claiming that a land operation using Chechen ground troops would wipe out Islamic State terrorists. The terrorists dont know what a real war is, because they have only been subjected to airstrikes. They dont have experience of real military action, said Kadyrov in an interview with a Russian news agency. If our request is granted, it will be a celebration for us, he said. But its the decision of the commander-in-chief to take.
  • Northwoods dog owners remember dog killed by wolves

    10/05/2015 11:01:19 AM PDT · by SJackson · 35 replies
    WJFW ^ | 09/30/2015
    BOULDER JUNCTION - People often feel like their pets are members of their family. Teri Winter and Jimmy Dean Van Rossum felt that way about their dog Bella. Earlier this week, Bella was killed by wolves. The only thing they found of Bella was blood and fur. "They didn't even leave a bone, we can't find her collar," says Winter. On Monday night, Van Rossum let Bella out to go to the bathroom at his home in Boulder Junction. She never came back. "She was in her woods, her yard, going to the bathroom," Winter says. That's when wolves got...
  • Sean Hannity Show,M-F,3PM-6PM,EDT,WOR AM,October 5-9,2015

    10/05/2015 11:00:28 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 1 replies
    Sean Hannity Show ^ | October 5, 2015 | Sean Hannity
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  • Syrian insurgents vow to attack Russian forces as Moscow hints at ground role

    10/05/2015 10:59:39 AM PDT · by JPX2011 · 17 replies
    The Guardian ^ | October 5, 2015 | Alec Luhn and Kareem Shaheen
    More than 40 Syrian insurgent groups have vowed to attack Russian forces in retaliation for Moscows air campaign, in a show of unity among the usually fragmented rebels against what they called the occupiers of Syria. The 41 Syrian rebel groups, which included powerful factions such as Ahrar al-Sham, Islam Army and the Levant Front, said Russia had joined the war in Syria after president Bashar Assads forces were on the verge of a crushing defeat. The insurgents warning came as the chairman of Russias parliamentary defense committee suggested that Russian volunteer units could join with forces fighting for Syrias...
  • Russians Moving Artillery, Ground Forces to Hama, Syria

    10/05/2015 10:55:06 AM PDT · by JPX2011 · 27 replies
    NBC ^ | October 5, 2015 | N/A
    A senior defense official has told NBC News that the Russian military has been moving artillery and ground forces towards Hama one of the locations that the Russians targeted in the first 24 hours of their airstrikes. The U.S. official also said that after Russian aircraft breached Turkish airspace by roughly 20 miles, Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov contacted the Turkish government to apologize and acknowledge that it was a mistake. "So much for fighting ISIS," the defense official said.