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  • BREAKING: Here Are Some Crazy Muslim Videos From Brooklyn #NYPD Cop Killer

    12/20/2014 11:00:26 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 8 replies
    Gotnews.com has confirmed the Muslim supremacist ideology of Ismaaiyl Abdullah Brinsley, the NYPD Brooklyn cop killer. Brinsley’s Facebook page has been removed but not before Gotnews.com team of researchers harvested his social media accounts. The picture above is of Quranic verse 8:60, “strike terror into the hearts of the enemies of Allah…” He also spoke Arabic.
  • Rapper Nas: Not Good for U.S. to ‘Look Like Apartheid South Africa’

    12/20/2014 10:37:25 PM PST · by MinorityRepublican · 27 replies
    Mediaite ^ | December 17th, 2014 | Josh Feldman
    Nas, one of the most popular hip hop artists in the country, opened up in a Time Magazine interview out today about recent race issues in the U.S., remarking that “it’s not cool to look like apartheid South Africa.”
  • Mayor Emanuel’s Son Robbed Outside Family’s Lakeview Home

    12/20/2014 10:37:22 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 10 replies
    The teenage son of Mayor Rahm Emanuel was the victim of a robbery outside the mayor’s Lakeview home Friday night, a spokesperson from the mayor’s office confirms. Police were called to the 4200 block of North Hermitage at 10:05 p.m. Friday for a report of a robbery on the street where there would normally already be a police presence. Emanuel’s 17-year-old son went out to make a phone call when he was jumped by two men who stole the teen’s cell phone.
  • Fourth suspect surrenders in cop-bashing [NYC Bridge incident]

    12/20/2014 10:27:49 PM PST · by QT3.14 · 20 replies
    NY Post ^ | December 20, 2014 | Natalie Musumeci and Natasha Velez
    Four down, two to go. A fourth suspect wanted for allegedly assaulting police officers during last weekend’s Millions March NYC protests surrendered to cops Saturday afternoon, just hours after a fellow cop-basher did the same, authorities said. Cindy Gorn, 29 — “Female Suspect No. 2” — is a grad student at Columbia University who walked into Manhattan’s Fifth Precinct station house with her lawyer at 12:30 p.m., sources said. The NYPD circulated video images of six people who the department says attacked officers as the Dec. 13 demonstrations made their way to the Brooklyn Bridge. The six suspects allegedly prevented...
  • ACLU Lawsuit Says Ferguson School District Discriminates Against African-Americans

    12/20/2014 9:28:06 PM PST · by lowbridge · 24 replies
    huffington post ^ | december 18, 2014 | rebecca klein
    The ACLU lawsuit was filed on behalf of the Missouri NAACP and the district's black residents, according to an ACLU press release. The complaint charges that the at-large voting system violates the Voting Rights Act, as it “impermissibly denies African-American voters an equal opportunity to participate in the political process and to elect representatives of their choice.” While more than three-fourths of the district's students are black, the area's voting-age population is majority-white. The ACLU suit contends that the district's at-large system results in the black vote getting drowned out. It calls for a new system where the district is broken...
  • IMPD: Homeowner shot and killed attempted robber

    12/20/2014 9:04:23 PM PST · by FunkyZero · 21 replies
    www.theindychannel.com ^ | 10:48 PM, Dec 19, 2014 | http://www.theindychannel.com
    INDIANAPOLIS - An Indianapolis man was shot and killed by a homeowner Friday during an apparent robbery attempt, police said. IMPD said the call came in at 9:17 p.m., when a homeowner said he'd fire shots at two intruders in his home on the 4500 block of Devon Court on Indianapolis' northeast side. The caller told police he thought some of the shots hit an intruder, but wasn't sure.
  • Public defenders appear in video glorifying cop killing (Greta- last week)

    12/20/2014 8:42:34 PM PST · by God luvs America · 6 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12/12/2014
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 5:34 - The video, for a rap called 'Hands Up' shows black men holding guns to police officers' heads. Could these Bronx, NY lawyers face punishment?
  • Sharpton: Our city is hurting from the vicious murder of two NYPD officers

    12/20/2014 8:40:44 PM PST · by maggief · 137 replies
    NYDN ^ | December 20, 2014 | REV. AL SHARPTON
    Our city is hurting, we are hurting. Today we mourn the loss of two NYPD officers who were gunned down in a vicious act of senseless violence. As soon as news broke of the tragedy in Brooklyn, I spoke with both the families of Eric Garner and Michael Brown. And let me be perfectly clear, we are all outraged and saddened by the deaths of these police officers. Any use of the names of Eric Garner and Michael Brown, in connection with any violence or killing of police, is reprehensible and against the pursuit of justice in both cases. At...
  • 12/19: De Blasio secretly meets with protest leaders (Justice League NYC at 1199 SEIU’s HQ's)

    12/20/2014 8:08:04 PM PST · by maggief · 26 replies
    New York Post ^ | sDecember 19, 2014 | Kevin Fasick, Kirstan Conley and Danika Fear
    Mayor de Blasio held court on Friday with ringleaders of the city protests that have led to cop assaults and other mayhem — lending a sympathetic ear as they ticked off their demands. Hizzoner had tried to keep the location of his meeting with the members of Justice League NYC a secret, but reporters discovered it was at the Midtown offices of a union connected to the one that employs a man charged with busting an NYPD lieutenant’s nose on the Brooklyn Bridge. “They have a list of demands, some which I agree with, some which I don’t,” de Blasio...
  • Obamacare’s Christmas surprise

    12/20/2014 8:00:41 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 13 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | December 19, 2014 | Rep. Mark Meadows
    If you like your health care plan, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has a Christmas surprise for you! When will this new present arrive? December 25th. In an ongoing effort to keep Obamacare numbers elevated, CMS has embarked on the next step of its government takeover of healthcare. It seems CMS is taking a page from Jonathan Gruber’s book; rather than allowing the “stupid” masses to make a decision on their own health plan, CMS has proposed a new rule that includes an overly reaching provision allowing CMS to re-enroll anyone who has not made the annual...
  • Cop Killings Brings Horror -- and Some Cheers

    12/20/2014 8:00:10 PM PST · by RummyChick · 32 replies
    daily beast ^ | 12/20 | nestel
    It’s hard to believe people would cheer the murder of two cops, but stubborn crime in the projects makes people think the police don’t care. After the crack of gunfire echoed down Myrtle Avenue where several public buildings that make up the Tompkins Houses, several neighbors raced toward the bloody crime scene. One 30-year-old local who gave his first name only as Carlos, didn’t hear the gunfire but saw the hysteria and walked to the police tape. And he couldn’t believe his eyes or ears. He didn’t see shock or sorrow but glee and jubilation.
  • Presidential Vacation In Hawaii Begins With An Obama Staple: Golf Obama In Hawaii

    12/20/2014 7:42:00 PM PST · by Steelfish · 20 replies
    LATimes ^ | December 20, 2014 | MICHAEL A. MEMOLI
    Presidential Vacation In Hawaii Begins With An Obama Staple: Golf Obama In Hawaii President Obama's motorcade leaves his vacation residence in Kailua as he goes to play golf at nearby Marine Corps Base Hawaii. By MICHAEL A. MEMOLI A familiar start to President Obama's Hawaii vacation: golf Obama will spend more than two weeks in Hawaii for holiday getaway Far removed -- at least physically -- from the concerns of Washington, President Obama commenced the familiar rituals of his annual holiday getaway to his home state of Hawaii on Saturday, starting with a round of golf. Roughly 12 hours after...
  • Minneapolis Principals Not Allowed to Suspend Black Students, Only White Ones

    12/20/2014 7:27:25 PM PST · by ConservingFreedom · 53 replies
    The Trumpet ^ | December 18, 2014 | Robert Morley
    The Minneapolis, Minnesota, school system has a big problem. According to Superintendent Bernadeia Johnson and the Justice Department, the vast majority of its 2,300 teachers are racists. To solve this problem, Johnson says the district must implement racism against white and Asian students. It is part of President Barack Obama and the Justice Department’s new protocols to combat racism. But does it really make sense to try to solve a perceived racism problem in teachers by institutionalizing racism against innocent students? Does using racism to solve any kind of problem make sense? Here’s what is happening: Black students in Minneapolis...
  • SCOTUS: Arizona must issue immigrants driver's licenses( Rove & Roberts back Obamnesty)

    12/20/2014 6:59:55 PM PST · by ObamahatesPACoal · 23 replies
    Politico ^ | Nick Gass
    There might soon be thousands more licensed drivers in the Grand Canyon State. The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that Arizona must offer driver’s licenses to thousands of young immigrants who entered the United States illegally but were protected from deportation by a presidential order in 2012, The Associated Press reports. In a 6-3 decision, justices denied Gov. Jan Brewer’s request for a stay on a circuit court ruling. Justices Samuel Alito, Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas said they would have granted the stay.
  • Stunning Video: New York City Police Officers Turn Backs on Mayor de Blasio After Cops Executed

    12/20/2014 6:59:02 PM PST · by servo1969 · 66 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 12-20-2014 | Kristinn Taylor
    Video posted by WPIX shows two rows of New York City police officers with their backs turned as Mayor Bill de Blasio walked down a hallway to his press conference Saturday night about the execution of two New York City police officers on Saturday afternoon.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LKueC2o0mkI
  • Coming Egg Shortage Will Tax Family Budgets

    12/20/2014 6:50:39 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 75 replies
    The New American ^ | December 19, 2014 | William F. Jasper
    If eggs are a staple in your family’s diet and you’d like to keep it that way, now would be a good time to get a few laying hens. Next month, beginning January 1, 2015, the chicken-and-egg production in the United States is in for a big shock. That’s when California’s new regulations on egg-laying hens goes into effect. And the effects of those regs on eggs will be felt nationally, even globally. The incredible, edible, prolate spheroid-shaped poultry product, which has long been one of the most affordable sources of high-quality protein, is certain to become significantly more expensive.In...
  • Holder calls New York police shootings 'act of barbarism'

    12/20/2014 6:30:24 PM PST · by maggief · 103 replies
    The Hill ^ | December 20, 2014 | Justin Sink
    Attorney General Eric Holder condemned the “senseless” shooting of two New York City police Saturday, and pledged the full resources of the Justice Department to assist in the investigation of the ambush killings. “This was an unspeakable act of barbarism, and I was deeply saddened to hear of the loss of these two brave officers in the line of duty,” Holder said in a statement. “On behalf of all those who serve in the United States Department of Justice, I want to express my heartfelt condolences to the officers' loved ones and colleagues.” A White House official confirmed that President...
  • VIDEO: NYPD officers turn away from Mayor de Blasio as he enters police presser for murdered cops

    12/20/2014 6:22:46 PM PST · by george76 · 67 replies
    PIX 11 ^ | December 20, 2014 | Alyssa Zauderer
    Police officers turned their backs on Mayor Bill de Blasio as he walked into the police press conference about the two NYPD officers shot and killed execution-style in Brooklyn.
  • Protesters Shut Down America's Largest Mall

    12/20/2014 6:22:23 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 27 replies
    Hundreds of protesters against police violence shut down part of the Mall of America in Minnesota on Saturday, during the final weekend before Christmas as shoppers scrambled to buy gifts at one of the nation's largest shopping centers, a community group member said. Demonstrators at the Mall of America shouted "Hands up, don't shoot!", referring to the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown in Missouri, and "Black people can't breathe, while we're on our shopping sprees," referring to the chokehold death of Eric Garner in New York. Police made 12 arrests in the demonstration on private property at the Mall...
  • Richard Burr, a Ted Cruz ally? (*Um, Riiiiiiiiiight.*)

    12/20/2014 6:20:44 PM PST · by ObamahatesPACoal · 5 replies
    The Daily Haymaker ^ | Brant Clifton
    That’s what the DC establishment’s steno pool over at The Politico would have us believe: (SNIP) Seven of the 20 Republicans who voted against Cruz are up for reelection in two years, including Sens. Dan Coats of Indiana, Mark Kirk of Illinois, Ron Johnson of Wisconsin and Lisa Murkowksi of Alaska. (SNIP) “It was real simple: It was saying the president didn’t have the constitutional authority to do what he did,” said Burr, who is up for reelection in 2016 and could face a primary challenge. “I agree with [Cruz].”[…] Do not fall for this. This is a man who...
  • BREAKING: COP Union Tells NYPD To Arrest Only When Necessary, Stand Down

    12/20/2014 6:17:35 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 114 replies
    GotNews ^ | 12-21-2004 | Chuck Johnson
    The police union for the New York Police department issued the following statement earlier today. FROM NYC PBA: Starting IMMEDIATELY- At least two units are to respond to EVERY call, no matter the condition or severity, no matter what type of job is pending, or what the opinion of the patrol supervisor happens to be. IN ADDITION: Absolutely NO enforcement action in the form of arrests and or summonses is to be taken unless absolutely necessary and an individual MUST be placed under arrest. These are precautions that were taken in the 1970’s when Police Officers were ambushed and executed...
  • 'Allahu Akbar' attacker shot by French police

    12/20/2014 5:56:17 PM PST · by VanShuyten · 22 replies
    BBC ^ | 20 December 2014 Last updated at 17:56 ET | Unknown
    Police in central France have shot dead a man who attacked them with a knife while shouting "God is great!" in Arabic, French media report. The man injured three police officers at Joue-les-Tours police station near the city of Tours before he was shot.
  • U.S. Seeks China's Help Against North Korean Cyberattacks [ Obama Bows To China On Bended Knee?]

    12/20/2014 5:46:56 PM PST · by Steelfish · 5 replies
    CNN ^ | December 20, 2014 | Ralph Ellis, Holly Yan and Kyung Lah
    U.S. Seeks China's Help Against North Korean Cyberattacks By Ralph Ellis, Holly Yan and Kyung Lah December 20, 2014 (CNN) -- The United States has asked China for help battling North Korean hacking of American information systems, such as the Sony Pictures incident, a senior administration official told CNN on Saturday. "We have discussed this issue with the Chinese to share information, express our concerns about this attack, and to ask for their cooperation," the official said. "In our cybersecurity discussions, both China and the United States have expressed the view that conducting destructive attacks in cyberspace is outside the...
  • Why white evangelicals rule the midterms

    12/20/2014 5:44:51 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 12/20/2014 | By Lydia Bean
    One of the reasons that Republicans won the midterm elections is because white evangelicals turned out, while Democratic-leaning groups stayed home. For good and for ill, white evangelicals are one of the most effectively organized groups in American politics, and they reliably vote Republican. We should all be asking what we can learn from conservative evangelicals about how to energize voters in midterms. Back in October, pollster Robert Jones argued that white evangelicals were declining as a percentage of the population, even in the South. This could have been bad news for Republicans, who counted on loyal support from white...
  • Elizabeth Warren Not Running For President Is Good News (for Democrats)

    12/20/2014 5:41:28 PM PST · by presidio9 · 25 replies
    Bustle ^ | 12/15/2014 | Abby Johnston
    There’s been a lot of chatter about a potential challenger to Hillary Clinton’s campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination. And thus far, there has only been one viable contender. But if U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren has made one thing clear, it is that Warren is not running for president. Semantics don’t always mean a lot in politics. Take ol’ Dick Nixon: “I am not a crook.” Or Bill Clinton: “I did not have sexual relations with that woman.” Both ostensible lies. But Warren seemed pretty clear in her interview with Steve Inskeep Monday morning. Inskeep: Sen. Warren, as you must...
  • Cop Killer Ishmael Brinsley Posted Quranic Verse: ‘And Strike Terror Into Their Hearts’

    12/20/2014 5:40:38 PM PST · by PROCON · 35 replies
    pjmedia ^ | Dec. 20, 2014 | Patrick Poole
    As news begins to trickle out on Ishmael Abdullah Brinsley, the shooter who murdered two NYPD cops today execution-style, it has been discovered that Brinsley posted on his Facebook account a page of the Quran with a notorious verse calling for waging terror on Allah’s enemies.
  • Scott Walker Is Dialing Back His Common Core Opposition

    12/20/2014 5:27:15 PM PST · by ObamahatesPACoal · 25 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Fred Lucas
    Walker, who was re-elected in November, is considered a likely White House contender. Walker said Tuesday his goal is to remove “any mandate or requirement that requires a school district to abide by Common Core standards,” the Associated Press reported. This is a softer approach than Walker’s demand in July that the state legislature repeal the Common Core standards.
  • Michael Brown prosecutor: Some of the grand jury witnesses lied [You don't say...]

    12/20/2014 5:22:26 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 3 replies
    Hotair ^ | 12/20/2014 | Jazz Shaw
    Somehow I doubt that the Hands Up Don’t Shoot crowd, still angry about the decision handed down by the Ferguson grand jury, is going to pay much attention to this new information. But they probably should, particularly since the prosecutor makes it clear that he gave everyone and their brother a chance to have their voice heard, even if some of them were obviously pulling their “facts” from where the sun don’t shine. Some witnesses speaking under oath before a grand jury investigating the shooting death of an unarmed black teen by a white officer told lies, St. Louis...
  • Anti-Scott Walker prosecutorial skullduggery in Wisconsin exposed

    12/20/2014 5:18:22 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 8 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 12/20/2014 | Thomas Lifson
    A huge political scandal is slowly coming to light in Wisconsin, as information comes to light about the conduct of that state’s Government Accountability Board (GAB) as it persecuted supporters of Governor Scott Walker, who bravely took on the public employee unions of that state.  The outrageous tactics used included midnight SWAT team raids on Walker’s political supporters.  Ten days ago, I wrote about some of the potential law-breaking and document-alteration engaged in by the prosecutors.  But new evidence has just come to light. Yesterday, Judge Lee S. Dreyfus of the Waukesha County Court unsealed a trove of documents...
  • Why Cuomo’s New York Fracking Ban Won’t Matter Much

    12/20/2014 5:14:58 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    National Review ^ | 12/20/2014 | Robert Bryce
    Amid the many explanations offered by New York governor Andrew Cuomo and his various lieutenants about their reasons for imposing a permanent ban on hydraulic fracturing in the state, one of them made me laugh out loud. “We lack the necessary data,” said New York’s health commissioner, Howard Zucker. I’ll discuss why that claim made me chuckle in just a moment. Before turning to that, let’s be clear: Cuomo’s decision is not surprising, and it’s not very significant either. It’s hardly surprising that a liberal Democratic governor in one of America’s most liberal states chose to ban fracturing. Indeed, in...
  • As Vermont Goes ... Warning to Obama, the State's Liberal Governor Pulled the Plug on Single-payer

    12/20/2014 5:13:02 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    National Review ^ | 12/20/2014 | John Fund
    The one state that not only embraced Obamacare but insisted on going beyond it to a full single-payer system was Vermont, the haven of hippies and expatriate New Yorkers, which has become one of the most liberal states in the nation. In 2011, it adopted a form of neighboring Canada’s government-financed health care and promised to implement it by 2017. (And Jonathan Gruber was a key architect of this plan as well as of Obamacare.) This week, however, Governor Peter Shumlin, a Democrat, admitted the state couldn’t afford the plan’s $2 billion price tag and consequent sky-high taxes, and pulled...
  • Natural Law Vs. Positive Law: It's relevance to the Eric Garner case

    12/20/2014 5:08:06 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies
    Townhall ^ | 12/15/2014 | Jack Kerwick
    In the fallout following a grand jury’s decision to not indict police for the death of Eric Garner, there is no shortage of libertarians who claim that Garner was innocent as far as the natural law is concerned. “Natural law” is an ethical tradition with an illustrious pedigree stretching back millennia. From this perspective, natural law is a transcendent moral order that provides the standard of justice for “positive law,” i.e. human legislation.The law forbidding the sale of loose cigarettes that Garner violated (repeatedly) is unjust. Garner “aggressed” against no one. He merely exercised his “natural right to dispose of...
  • ‘Can they breathe?’ Execution-style killing of two NYPD officers celebrated; ‘Salute the shooter’

    12/20/2014 5:07:44 PM PST · by C19fan · 29 replies
    Twitchy ^ | December 20, 2014 | Staff
    It was just last night that a handful of supporters of the New York Police Department attempted to hold a #ThankYouNYPD rally. The group was easily outnumbered by protesters, who taunted them and likened the gathering to a Klan rally. Just days before that, police haters hijacked a #BlueLivesMatter hashtag, while others were caught on video at the #MillionsMarchNYC chanting, “What do we want? Dead cops!” With news just coming in that two New York City police officers were reportedly ambushed in their patrol car and shot execution-style, it’s not surprising that the anti-cop contingent is coming out to proudly...
  • Obama Throws Fidel a Rope

    12/20/2014 5:04:48 PM PST · by ObamahatesPACoal · 12 replies
    Townhall ^ | Pat Buchanan
    The celebrations in Havana and the sullen silence in Miami tell you all you need to know about who won this round with Castro's Cuba. In JFK's metaphor, Obama traded a horse for a rabbit. We got back Alan Gross before his Communist jailers killed him, along with an American spy, in exchange for three members of a Cuban espionage ring. Had we left it at that, the deal would have been fine. But Obama threw in an admission that all nine presidents before him pursued a "failed policy." Calling for recognition of the Castro regime as the legitimate government...
  • BitTorrent Offers To Distribute ‘The Interview’ Online For Sony

    12/20/2014 5:03:18 PM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 11 replies
    Inquisitr ^ | December 20, 2014
    Posted: December 20, 2014 BitTorrent Offers To Distribute ‘The Interview’ Online For Sony The Interview may get shown after all. After Sony Pictures Entertainment announced that a threat from a shadowy hacking group would cause the movie to be shelved, the online site BitTorrent has stepped up and offered to release it online. Sony’s move to scrap the release of The Interview after the threat from hackers — believed to be from North Korea — was met with widespread criticism. Even President Obama said he disagreed with the decision. “Sony’s a corporation. It suffered significant damage, there were threats against...
  • #ShootThePolice': Crazed man's online ranting before executing two NYPD officers, committing suicide

    12/20/2014 4:52:20 PM PST · by vbmoneyspender · 31 replies
    AOL ^ | 12/20/2014 | RYAN GORMAN
    A gunman shot dead two NYPD officers in Brooklyn before apparently taking his own life, NYPD sources tell AOL News. Ismaaiyl Brinsley, a 28-year-old black male, posted multiple times to a now-deleted Instagram account that he was getting revenge for the death's of Staten Island man Eric Garner and Missouri teen Michael Brown. One of the posts included his blood spattered pants.
  • Subversion: Attacks on Police are Part of a Long Term Program

    12/20/2014 4:51:18 PM PST · by sheikdetailfeather · 6 replies
    New Zeal ^ | 12-20-2014 | Trevor Loudon
    If you want to understand Julian Assange Wikileaks, the Edward Snowden affair, and the current campaign against the United States police, watch this hour long video. From the 1980s, the video will make it clear that all these supposedly spontaneous movements are part of an ongoing, KGB and Cuban directed campaign to de-stabilize and eventually destroy America.
  • CNN Guest on Brooklyn Cop Shooting: ‘Al Sharpton Got What He Wanted’

    12/20/2014 4:35:29 PM PST · by KeyLargo · 99 replies
    Mediaite.com ^ | Dec 20,2014 | John Feldman
    CNN Guest on Brooklyn Cop Shooting: ‘Al Sharpton Got What He Wanted’ by Josh Feldman | 5:30 pm, December 20th, 2014 video 397 No information is yet known about the motivations of the man who fatally shot two NYPD officers today, but that hasn’t stopped people from already drawing conclusions, most noticeably connecting this gunning-down of two officers to recent anti-police sentiment in New York. Retired NYPD detective Harry Houck wasted no time in blaming those protests and the people behind them for what happened today. He said the demonstrations have “all be predicated on lies,” and even went so...
  • French Journalist Banned for Remarks Against Muslims

    12/20/2014 4:17:11 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 10 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 20/12/14
    Prominent French journalist Eric Zemmour was back in the spotlight Saturday after being barred by a news channel for saying Muslims were elbowing French people out of the suburbs, AFP reports. The iTELE channel said late Friday that Zemmour would not be invited back to a chat show he has been appearing in since 2003 following an outcry over his latest remarks. Zemmour, who recently published a best-seller titled "The French Suicide," is no stranger to polemics and has been convicted of inciting racial hatred. The latest controversy erupted after he gave an interview to Italy's Corriere della Sera newspaper...
  • Some Cuban celebrities react with optimism to Obama's move, others conspicuously quiet

    12/20/2014 4:12:40 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 8 replies
    ....Obama announced the administration’s move to normalize relations with the communist government of Cuba — the most dramatic shift in U.S. policy toward the island nation in more than 50 years.... Fox News Latino reached out to music power couple Gloria and Emilio Estefan, both Cuban-born and outspoken critics of the regime, but their publicist said the couple had no comment. They were on the set of “Glee” when news broke.
  • Senior With Gun Pose Wins

    12/20/2014 4:12:13 PM PST · by huckfillary · 23 replies
    FoxNews ^ | December 20, 2014 | FoxNews
    An upstate New York school district has shot down a high school that said no to a senior’s yearbook photo because it shows her posing with a gun. Rebekah Rorick submitted the picture for inclusion in the 2015 Broadalbin-Perth High School yearbook only to have it rejected by a faculty member on the yearbook committee due to the weapon. “'Why?’ And they said, ‘Because there’s a gun in it,’ ‘But it’s a hunting rifle. I’m wearing camo. I have my dog with me,’” Rorick told WTEN-TV. “I was ready to cry. I didn’t know what I was going to do....
  • Mall of America Officials: Approx. 12 Arrested During Protest

    12/20/2014 4:09:59 PM PST · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 11 replies
    KSTP.com ^ | 12/21/14 | Megan Stewart/AP
    Demonstrators chanting, "Black lives matter," converged in the Mall of America rotunda Saturday as part of a protest of police brutality that caused at least part of the mall to shut down on a busy day for holiday shoppers. The group Black Lives Matter Minneapolis had more than 3,000 people confirm on Facebook that they would attend. Official attendance figures weren't immediately available, but organizer Mica Grimm says she believes about 3,000 took part.
  • New Radio Ads Hold GOP Leaders Accountable

    12/20/2014 3:27:42 PM PST · by ObamahatesPACoal · 1 replies
    Senate Conservatives Fund ^ | December 12, 2014
    Today, Senate Conservatives Action (SCA), the super PAC arm of the Senate Conservatives Fund (SCF), released three new radio ads holding GOP House leaders accountable for voting to fund the president's unlawful executive amnesty. The ads will air for one week in the home districts of House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), and House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA). Over the past week, freedom-loving Americans from across the country pledged to donate over $117,000 to hold these leaders accountable if they voted to fund the president's amnesty. The three radio ads released today carry out...
  • Sony CEO Worried For Months About 'The Interview,' Emails Show

    12/20/2014 3:12:38 PM PST · by Steelfish · 6 replies
    LATimes ^ | December 20, 2014 | AMY KAUFMAN AND RYAN FAUGHNDER
    Sony CEO Worried For Months About 'The Interview,' Emails Show Sony Corp. CEO Kazuo Hirai had pushed hard for the studio to tone down "The Interview." By AMY KAUFMAN AND RYAN FAUGHNDER Emails reveal intense back-and-forth over Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai's concerns about 'The Interview' 'He really really hates it,' Amy Pascal says in hacked email, alluding to Sony CEO's doubts about 'Interview' Kazuo Hirai was worried. For months, the Tokyo-based chief executive of Sony Corp. had been raising questions about his Hollywood studio's plans to go forward with a film depicting the assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong...
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  • 2 NYPD cops shot dead ‘execution style’ as ‘revenge’ for Garner

    12/20/2014 2:22:32 PM PST · by Rusty0604 · 766 replies
    New York Post ^ | 12/20/2014 | Larry Celona, Kevin Fasick and Jamie Schram
    Two uniformed NYPD officers were shot dead Saturday afternoon as they sat in their marked police car on a Brooklyn street corner — in what investigators believe was a crazed gunman’s execution-style mission to avenge Eric Garner and Michael Brown. “It’s an execution,” one law enforcement source said of the 3 p.m. shooting of the two officers, whose names were being withheld pending family notification of their deaths. The tragic heroes were working overtime as part of an anti-terrorism drill when they were shot point-blank in their heads by the lone gunman, who approached them on foot from the sidewalk...
  • Police confirm victims of Cairns massacre as four boys and four girls aged 2 to 14 (with 5 fathers)

    12/20/2014 2:11:01 PM PST · by naturalman1975 · 17 replies
    Courier Mail (Brisbane) ^ | 20th December 2014 | Chris McMahon, Damon Guppy, Peter Michael, Jessica Johnston, Andrew Koubaridis
    FIVE fathers have lost children as a result of the mass murder in Cairns. Four girls aged 14, 12, 11 and two and four boys aged nine, eight, six and five were stabbed to death in the Murray St home. Detective Inspector Bruno Asnicar said the fathers were distraught by the news of the deaths of their children. “I don’t think anybody would imagine any reaction other than absolute devastation to be told that your child is dead and of course that was the case,” Det Insp Asnicar said. “The family, even under these horrific circumstances and the trauma they...
  • Barcelona soccer team ‘set to cut ties with terror-financing Qatar’

    12/20/2014 1:59:25 PM PST · by Randall_S · 2 replies
    The Times of Israel ^ | December 20, 2014 | Times of Israel staff
    Spanish soccer team FC Barcelona has reportedly decided not to renew its sponsorship deal with a Qatari group linked to the country’s royal family because of Qatar’s alleged involvement in funding Islamic extremist terrorist groups. Israel’s Channel 2 reported Friday night that Barcelona, arguably the world’s most popular soccer team, will not renew the deal, which has so far brought in close to $200 million, because of mounting concerns related to the gulf state’s involvement in financing terrorism. Israeli leaders have frequently charged that Qatar funds Hamas, the terror group that rules Gaza, and the TV report also cited alleged...
  • Mike Lee: Charles Krauthammer Does Not Have A Crystal Ball

    12/20/2014 1:53:34 PM PST · by ObamahatesPACoal · 37 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | Patrick Howley
    Utah Sen. Mike Lee defended himself Tuesday against allegations that his point of order vote, which he earned in partnership with Sens. Ted Cruz and Jeff Sessions, contributed to President Barack Obama being able to confirm more of his nominees through the outgoing Democratic Senate majority. “Look, I’ve got tremendous respect for Charles Krauthammer, but he does not have a crystal ball,” Utah Sen. Mike Lee said on the Laura Ingraham radio show.
  • 2 NYPD officers shot in Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn

    12/20/2014 1:37:43 PM PST · by Mozilla · 47 replies
    WABC ^ | 11-20-14 | WABC/AP
    BROOKLYN, N.Y. (WABC) -- Two police officers have been shot in Brooklyn. Officers were shot in a patrol cruiser. Both are in critical condition. They were taken to Woodhull hospital. Hundreds of police officers are on the scene. It is unclear what led up to the shooting or where exactly it took place, but streets are shut down near Tompkins and Myrtle avenues. Several surrounding streets are also blocked, and many people in their neighborhood are not allowed to leave their homes.