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  • New York Police afraid to say "IED"? What is "homemade explosive"??

    07/04/2016 5:40:55 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 37 replies
    7/4/16 | sff
    I wake up this am and see lots of nonsense about some kid stepping on a "home made explosive" in Central Park. Gee, if that is the case, then Iraq must be FILLED with those. Come on. Someone made an IED...an Improvised Explosive Device. Will ANYONE in the media call the PC police out on this?
  • Reid accuses GOP senator of 'praying' for Obama's death

    06/10/2016 5:30:02 PM PDT · by blueyon · 67 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | 6/10/16 | Chad Pergram
    As if the 2016 cycle couldn’t get any uglier, a nasty war of words broke out Friday when Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid accused a Republican senator of “praying” for President Obama’s death. ADVERTISEMENT The allegations followed Georgia Sen. David Perdue’s remarks Friday to a Faith and Freedom Coalition conference in Washington. “We are called to pray for our country, for our leaders, and yes, even our president,” Perdue said. “I think we should pray for Barack Obama.” He added, “We need to be very specific about how we pray. We should pray like Psalms 109:8 says. It says, 'Let...
  • Man swears he sees Trump in his bathroom tile

    06/09/2016 8:51:49 AM PDT · by sparklite2 · 20 replies
    New York Post ^ | June 9, 2016 | Yaron Steinbuch
    The loo-likeness quickly went viral on social media — leaving the presumptive GOP presidential nominee the butt of many jokes. “I can see the Trump face. I see Satan in my shower tiles…I’d rather be in the bathroom with Satan,” Johnny Claflin posted on Facebook. “I see Trump every Sunday at the grocery store when I pass the oranges,” Jason Harris wrote.
  • Copper is key in burning fat

    06/08/2016 6:24:29 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 43 replies
    universityofcalifornia.edu ^ | Monday, June 6, 2016 | Sarah Yang, Berkeley Lab
    A new study is further burnishing copper’s reputation as an essential nutrient for human physiology. A research team led by a scientist at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and at UC Berkeley has found that copper plays a key role in metabolizing fat. Long prized as a malleable, conductive metal used in cookware, electronics, jewelry and plumbing, copper has been gaining increasing attention over the past decade for its role in certain biological functions. It has been known that copper is needed to form red blood cells, absorb iron, develop connective tissue and support the...
  • VFW Fires Back At Obama Over His Criticism Of Their Politics

    06/03/2016 7:39:40 AM PDT · by LUV W · 24 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | June 3, 2016 | Fox News
    The nation’s largest veterans group hit back at President Obama on Thursday and urged him not to “denigrate” their intelligence after the president suggested their members were easily swayed by cable news and “right-wing radio.” The Veterans of Foreign Wars called out the president after Obama referenced the political opinions at “VFW halls” in an Indiana speech Wednesday that toggled between campaign politics and the economy.
  • Justice for Harambe !

    05/30/2016 2:30:30 PM PDT · by traumer · 96 replies
    I am no radical but I signed it....
  • Mom Did CrossFit Until the Day Before She Delivered Her Baby

    04/29/2016 2:30:56 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 36 replies
    KFOR ^ | APRIL 29, 2016
    Pregnancy can make you sick, slow you down or even leave you bedridden. But some women aren't letting a baby on the way get in the way of their daily CrossFit routine - lifting for two all the way up until the day they deliver. It's 9 a.m, and the day is just beginning for the crew at Vitruvius CrossFit in Provo, Utah. Six days a week, never missing a beat. Barbells, deadlifts, and squats. It's a high intensity workout, not for the weak. Chrisi Hammer has caught the CrossFit craze, and not much can stop her from missing a...
  • Eating Nuts Linked to Lower Risk of Colon Cancer

    04/23/2016 10:29:03 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 43 replies
    LiveScience ^ | April 18, 2016 | Sara G. Miller
    Eating nuts has been linked to a number of health benefits, such as a reduced risk of obesity, diabetes and heart disease. Now, new findings from South Korea suggest that a nut-rich diet may also reduce a person's risk of colon cancer. The researchers found a reduction in this risk for both men and women, according to the findings, presented here today (April 18) at the American Association for Cancer Research's annual meeting. Eating a serving of nuts three or more times a week appeared to have a big effect on risk, said Dr. Aesun Shin, an associate professor of...
  • Crowd goes wild as bird lands on Sanders's podium in Portland (It's a sign from GAIA!)

    03/25/2016 6:58:36 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 42 replies
    The Hill ^ | 3-25-2016 | Caitlin Yilek
    Portland literally “put a bird on it” at a Bernie Sanders rally in Oregon on Monday. A bird landed on the Democratic presidential candidate's podium during his speech, and the crowd went wild. “That bird really is a dove asking us for world peace,” Sanders said. The “put a bird on it” slogan was made famous by the sketch comedy show “Portlandia.”
  • Glenn Beck Brings Fasting Child on Stage at Cruz Rally, Yells: “This is the Priesthood Rising!”

    03/20/2016 10:10:14 AM PDT · by catnipman · 200 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 3/20/2016 | Jim Hoft
    Glenn Beck brought a fasting child on stage yesterday during his campaign speech for Ted Cruz in Utah. Beck declared to the Cruz crowd: “This is the priesthood rising.”
  • Salt Lake Tribune — ‘Cruz in Utah: Glenn Beck Says He’s Fulfillment of Mormon Prophecy’

    03/20/2016 2:39:54 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 87 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03/19/16
    Cruz also basked in the praise of two big-name Mormons: former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney and conservative talk show host Glenn Beck. […] Beck, a Mormon and conservative radio talk show host, said he always vows to be the worst enemy of politicians who do not keep promises. “I don’t have any friends in Washington except these two,” he said about Cruz and Lee. He added they are the first politicians he has even endorsed. Beck said that he, like many Mormons, believe in a prophecy that the Constitution will hang by a thread in the last days....
  • Super Tuesday's Mixed Bag of Nuts

    03/02/2016 7:44:47 PM PST · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    PJ Media ^ | March 2, 2016 | Stephen Green Vodka Pundit
    This morning it looked like Donald Trump might maintain his slim lead in the delegate count, and although he does remain the prohibitive frontrunner, Non-Trump now leads Trump 365-316. 1,237 are needed to secure the nomination in Cleveland.The current thinking is that there is still a way to stop Trump, who has yet to score better than a large plurality in any statewide poll. With Ted Cruz in a solid second place, the remaining contenders -- Marco Rubio, John Kasich, and Ben Carson -- would have to drop out and pledge their support (and their delegates) to Cruz. The GOPe...
  • Sanders: We Must End Over-Policing in African-American Neighborhoods

    02/12/2016 9:27:13 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 67 replies
    CNS News ^ | February 12, 2016 | Melanie Hunter
    Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) called for an end of "over-policing" in black neighborhoods during the PBS Democratic presidential debate in Milwaukee, Wis., on Thursday night. "What we have to do is end over-policing in African-American neighborhoods. The reality is that both the African-American community and the white community do marijuana at about equal rates," Sanders said. "The reality is four times as many blacks get arrested for marijuana. Truth is that far more blacks get stopped for traffic violations." An undecided voter via Facebook wrote: "Wisconsin is number one in African-American male incarceration, according to a University...
  • Woman says she is a cat trapped in the wrong body - she hisses at dogs..

    01/29/2016 7:37:51 AM PST · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 42 replies
    telegraph.co.uk ^ | 1/29/15 | Helena Horton
    Woman says she is a cat trapped in the wrong body - she hisses at dogs, hates water and claims she can even see better at night A psychologist has said she can grow out of it, but Nano wants to be a cat for life We probably all feel a bit like a sleepy housecat when we have to get up for work in the morning. This Norwegian woman has taken that feeling to the next level. Nano claims she realised she was a cat when she was 16 years old, and has adopted feline mannerisms since. The 20-year-old...
  • Gore's, Talbott's Red Russian roots (archive 2000 - Rodham Brothers mentioned)

    12/20/2007 6:49:08 AM PST · by Calpernia · 16 replies · 82+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | October 3, 2000 | Charles C. Thompson II and Tony Hays
    Gore's, Talbott's Red Russian roots How they 'Hammer'-ed out Washington-Moscow policy Posted: October 3, 2000 Loutchansky's name surfaced again last year, when the Washington Post revealed that first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton's two brothers, Tony Rodham and Hugh Rodham, were involved in a $118 million scheme to grow and export hazelnuts in the former Soviet republic of Georgia. Their partner in the venture was Aslan Abashidze, who said his financial adviser was Loutchansky. Abashidze is a reputed member of a Russian organized crime family.The Rodham brothers at first balked and then agreed to national security adviser Sandy Berger's request that...
  • The Untruth About Donald Trump

    Since 1988, Donald Trump has been discussed as a potential United States presidential candidate, but when he officially announced his candidacy on June 16, 2015 the mainstream media refused to believe it. Over the next many months, Donald Trump would be attacked and criticized by the media – but were these criticisms legitimate? What is the Untruth About Donald Trump? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gw8c2Cq-vpg&feature=autoshare
  • New company claims they'll be able to RESURRECT THE DEAD by 2045

    01/02/2016 9:19:45 AM PST · by Kaslin · 97 replies
    Express ^ | January 2, 2016 | Kat Romero
    ENTREPRENEUR Josh Bocanegra says his new company Humai area aiming to bring the dead back to life Entrepreneur Josh Bocanegra attracted a lot of attention when he announced his new artificial intelligence company Humai. Why? Because he claims that by 2045, they'll be able to resurrect the dead.
  • UPDATE: IL school district accuses feds of changing transgender locker room deal

    12/08/2015 11:56:44 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 6 replies
    EAGNews.org ^ | December 8, 2015 | Steve Gunn
    PALATINE, Ill. – Officials at Illinois High School District 211 apparently meant it when they said they are prepared to stand their ground with the federal government over a controversy regarding a transgender boy’s ability to use the girls’ locker room and shower facility. A settlement had been reached in the matter, but now school officials are accusing the federal government of backpedaling on the deal, and they say there may be no deal at all. transgendersignLast week the school board approved a settlement allowing the student, who is a biological male, access to the girls’ facility. In exchange the...
  • Ex-US Intelligence Chief on Islamic State's Rise: 'We Were Too Dumb'

    11/30/2015 6:02:48 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 26 replies
    Der Spiegel ^ | November 29, 2015 – 07:11 PM | Matthias Gebauer and Holger Stark
    Without the Iraq war, Islamic State wouldn't exist today, former US special forces chief Mike Flynn openly admits. In an interview, he explains IS' rise to become a professional force and how the Americans allowed its future leader to slip out of their hands. [...] 'There were all kinds of strategic and tactical warnings and lots of reporting. And even the guys in the Islamic State said that they were going to attack overseas. I just don't think people took them seriously. When I first heard about the recent attacks in Paris, I was like, "Oh, my God, these guys...
  • Doctors Could Be 5 Years Away From Uterine Transplants for Men

    11/25/2015 12:09:54 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 94 replies
    CNSNews.com ^ | November 24, 2015 | Melanie Hunter
    News that doctors in Cleveland, Ohio have begun screening applicants for a clinical trial of uterine transplantation has prompted some to wonder if science will ever find a way to transplant a uterus into a man, and according to a Yahoo article, we may be just five years away from doing just that. The article published Nov. 18, quoted Dr. Karine Chung, director of the fertility preservation program at the University of Southern California's Keck School of Medicine, as saying, "My guess is five, 10 years away, maybe sooner." Theoretically, the article said, a man could receive a uterine transplant,...
  • Overtightening eyed as cause for flaws in Big Dig tunnel nuts

    10/24/2015 7:58:49 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 34 replies
    The Boston Globe ^ | October 22, 2015 | Nicole Dungca
    <p>Flaws in nuts that hold up lights throughout the Big Dig’s tunnels may be the result of workers overtightening the fasteners when they were first installed, a top highway official said Thursday.</p> <p>Highway officials revealed this week that an inspector had discovered a cracked nut on a light fixture in the Ted Williams Tunnel in September. After further inspection of the Williams Tunnel and the Interstate 90 Connector and Interstate 93 tunnels, officials said they believe hundreds of fasteners throughout the Big Dig tunnels are flawed and must be replaced.</p>
  • Carly Fiorina Says Degree In Medieval History Will Help Her Defeat Isis

    10/05/2015 8:07:39 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 45 replies
    ABC News ^ | 10/5/15 | JORDYN PHELPS
    For over three decades, Carly Fiorina's bachelor's degree from Stanford University in medieval history and philosophy has had little real-world application. But as she mounts a presidential bid, the Republican candidate says her degree is finally of use as she considers how she would deal with ISIS as commander-in-chief. "Finally my degree in medieval history and philosophy has come in handy," Fiorina said Sunday night, "because what ISIS wants to do is drive us back to the Middle Ages, literally." Fiorina was responding to a question from a member of the military at a town hall in Windham, New Hampshire,...
  • Trump echoes Vitter proposals on immigration, including 'birthright citizenship' ban

    08/21/2015 7:50:21 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 7 replies
    Times-Picayune News ^ | August 16, 2015 | Bruce Alpert
    Front-running Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump Sunday picked up on a proposal from Sen. David Vitter, R-La., for a constitutional amendment barring "birthright citizenship" for children born in the United States to parents without legal status. It is part of a policy proposal unveiled Sunday (Aug. 16) on his campaign website. The plan calls for Mexico to fund a protective wall across the U.S.-Mexican border, deportation of all "criminal aliens," and tripling the force of U.S. immigration officers.
  • Joe Biden will spend week-long retreat deciding whether to run for President

    08/08/2015 3:29:58 PM PDT · by Libloather · 60 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 8/08/15
    Joe Biden will spend week-long retreat deciding whether to run for President as he continues to mourn his son Beau Vice President Joe Biden and his wife are retreating from Washington for a week in South Carolina with little on their schedule but a momentous decision to make: whether he should run for president. Biden's advisers say he hasn't indicated which way he's leaning. The vice president is still mourning the death of his son barely two months ago. But since reports surfaced saying he was taking a fresh look at running, potential campaign staffers have begun sending in their...
  • Deez Nuts Files for Presidential Run; Pretty Much Sums Up 2016

    08/05/2015 7:56:31 PM PDT · by Libloather · 10 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 7/28/15 | Andrew Kirell
    As this next election season kicks into full gear and becomes a tidal wave of slimy politics, moronic commentary, and gaffe-centric news cycles, we’re all likely to think: What does any of this matter? We’re all going to die one day, so screw it, why waste time caring so deeply about something so futile? One anonymous American seems to have recognized the farcical nature of partisan politics. But instead of whining about it in a blog post, he filed with the Federal Election Commission to run for president in 2016. Under the name “Deez Nuts.” It’s not that difficult to...
  • APNewsBreak: Pentagon readying plan to lift transgender ban

    07/13/2015 12:12:06 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 69 replies
    CNS News ^ | July 13, 2015 | Lolita C. Baldor AP
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Pentagon leaders are finalizing plans aimed at lifting the ban on transgender individuals in the military, with the goal of formally ending one of the last gender- or sexuality-based barriers to military service, senior U.S. officials told The Associated Press. An announcement is expected this week, and the services would have six months to assess the impact of the change and work out the details, the officials said Monday. Military chiefs wanted time to methodically work through the legal, medical and administrative issues and develop training to ease any transition, and senior leaders believed six months would...
  • [from January 3, 2014] Giraffe Was on Menu in Pompeii Restaurants

    07/02/2015 8:13:32 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 40 replies
    Discovery News ^ | January 3, 2014 | Rossella Lorenzi
    Giraffe was on the menu in Pompeii's standard restaurants, says a new research into a non-elite section of the ancient Roman city buried by Mount Vesuvius' eruption in 79 A.D. The study, which will be presented on Jan. 4 at the Archaeological Institute of America and American Philological Association Joint Annual Meeting in Chicago, draws on a multi-year excavation in a forgotten area inside one of the busiest gates of Pompeii, the Porta Stabia. Steven Ellis, a University of Cincinnati associate professor of classics, said his team has spent more than a decade researching the life of the middle and...
  • Nuts 'protect against early death'

    06/11/2015 8:08:41 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 27 replies
    BBC News ^ | June 11, 2015
    Eating half a handful of nuts every day could substantially lower the risk of early death, a Dutch study suggests. Previous studies had already indicated a link with cardiovascular health, but this is the first to look at specific nuts and diseases. Maastricht University researchers found a 23% lower chance of death during the 10-year study in people eating at least 10g (0.3oz) of nuts or peanuts a day. More than 120,000 Dutch 55-to-69-year-old men and women provided dietary and lifestyle information in 1986, and then their mortality rate was looked at 10 years later. The researchers had taken into...
  • Obama: I Have Been Called "The First Jewish President"

    05/23/2015 3:53:29 PM PDT · by Libloather · 190 replies
    On Friday, President Obama spoke at a Jewish American Heritage Month celebration being held at the Adas Israel synagogue in Washington, D.C. Wearing a yarmulke, Obama addressed his Jewish gravitas, citing his two Jewish former chiefs of staff, saying he has been called America's "first Jewish president" by Jeffrey Goldberg, who recently interviewed him for The Atlantic. Goldberg was in attendance.
  • Almonds Not the State's Worst Water Offender

    05/13/2015 10:01:38 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 27 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | 5/13 | Sam Brock and Rachel Witte
    The California almond is getting a bad reputation. At least that’s what the numbers show. According to an April report released by the Pacific Institute, a non-profit research firm based in Oakland, almonds are not the most water intensive crop grown in the Golden State. In fact, almonds tie with pistachios for fourth place in the ranking of California’s water intensive crops and require on average four acre-feet of water per acre. One acre-foot is approximately 326,000 gallons of water. Alfalfa and rice are the top two water users, averaging five acre-feet of water per acre a piece, though alfalfa...
  • Baltimore’s violent protesters are right: Smashing police cars is a legitimate political strategy

    04/28/2015 2:36:14 PM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 65 replies
    Salon ^ | April 28, 2015 | Benji Hart
    As a nation, we fail to comprehend Black political strategy in much the same way we fail to recognize the value of Black life. We see ghettos and crime and absent parents where we should see communities actively struggling against mental health crises and premeditated economic exploitation. And when we see police cars being smashed and corporate property being destroyed, we should see reasonable responses to generations of extreme state violence, and logical decisions about what kind of actions yield the desired political results. I’m overwhelmed by the pervasive slandering of protesters in Baltimore this weekend for not remaining peaceful....
  • WORLD EXCLUSIVE! BLAGO: BEHIND BARS & GOING BONKERS!

    04/12/2015 8:12:13 AM PDT · by PROCON · 48 replies
    nationalenquirer.com ^ | April 9, 2015 | NATIONAL ENQUIRER staff
    Disgraced former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich has suffered a breakdown behind bars – and his famous mop top is now a dazzling snow white! These extraordinary world exclusive photos – snapped by a jailhouse snitch and obtained by The National ENQUIRER – dramatically show how America’s most celebrated political inmate has gone loopy during his three years locked away at a Colorado correctional facility. “He doesn’t really socialize and is very paranoid of everyone,” The ENQUIRER’s spy said. Somber Blagojevich – federal inmate No. 40892-424 – whiles away his days bizarrely babbling about President Barack Obama and vowing that...
  • Obama Signs Executive Order Closing Congress [its ok, calm down]

    01/29/2015 10:37:19 AM PST · by stevie_d_64 · 17 replies
    The NY'ker | January 29, 2015 | Andy Borowitz
    WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—In a historic Oval Office ceremony on Thursday morning, President Barack Obama signed an executive order closing Congress, effective immediately. The President said that the move would dramatically increase the efficiency of the federal government, noting how much he had accomplished since he stopped working with Congress in November. Additionally, he said, the elimination of Congress would result in annual savings of more than five billion dollars, which Obama said would be refunded to American taxpayers. Acknowledging that “some sticklers” would argue that the Constitution calls for three branches of government, the President said, “All this order...
  • Sex-Ed Classes Taught by Planned Parenthood Anger Parents

    12/13/2014 9:10:27 PM PST · by Morgana · 13 replies
    NewsMax ^ | 10 Dec 2014 | Drew MacKenzie
    Angry parents of children at a California high school have slammed a sex education class — taught by employees of Planned Parenthood — that they claim encourages young teens to have sex. Parents of 13- and 14-year-olds at Acalanes High School in Lafayette are furious at the methods and materials being used to teach sex-ed without their prior knowledge or consent, FoxNews.com reported. The students are handed worksheets that include a checklist titled, "Sex Check! Are You Ready For Sex?" The document asks the young teens, both girls and boys, if they have water-based lubricants and condoms, and if they...
  • Socialists are just a bunch of nuts...

    10/21/2014 3:03:07 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 8 replies
    CRASHR ^ | 10-21-14 | The Looking Spoon
    See? :-D
  • Barbra Streisand Calls on Democrats to Donate Cash to Midterm Campaigns

    10/18/2014 5:57:42 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 33 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | 10/18/14 | Tina Daunt
    Barbra Streisand sent out an email Saturday asking Democrats to donate money immediately to candidates facing stiff opposition in the November midterm elections... "Whether you know it or not, in the past six years we have seen huge progress under President Obama. Unemployment is at the lowest level since before President Obama took office, before the Great Recession started. The deficit is rapidly dropping and is just 2.8% of GDP -- the lowest since 2007," she wrote. "And thank God for President Obama’s Affordable Care Act, which has helped millions of people around the country gain access to health care....
  • Coppell ISD has lost its mind (vanity)

    09/29/2014 7:40:35 PM PDT · by Night Hides Not · 20 replies
    Coppell ISD ^ | 9/29/2014 | Night Hides Not
    I learned today that my son was directed, by TWO teachers, to throw away a granola bar because it has nuts in it. Apparently, Coppell Middle School West is a "no nuts" campus...other than the faculty and administrators, apparently. I took the extra step to see if the Coppell ISD website had any mention of a "no nuts" policy district wide. Although I was unable to find any mention of such a policy, I found the following under their "Departments" tab for Child Nutrition: Healthy Snacks Available: Don’t have time to pack a classroom snack for your elementary student? We...
  • Maryland Woman Arrested for Breaking Father-in-Law's Windows Because it 'Was Fun'

    08/12/2014 3:41:57 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 50 replies
    UPI ^ | Aug. 12, 2014 | Evan Bleier
    Michelle Waro was charged with three counts of reckless endangerment and two counts of property destruction over $1,000.A Maryland woman apparently gets her kicks by tossing bricks thorough the windows of family members. An officer from the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office was summoned to a home in Leonardtown after getting a report about property destruction. The residents of the home called police after someone, later identified as Michelle Waro, had started tossing bricks through windows at the home. According to the homeowner, Waro is his daughter-in-law. When he arrived on the scene, Cpl. Connelly saw the 43-year-old suspect behind...
  • How Hamas Beat Israel in Gaza

    08/11/2014 7:56:05 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 18 replies
    NY TIMES ^ | 8/10/14
    If body-counts and destroyed weaponry are the main criteria for victory, Israel is the clear winner in the latest confrontation with Hamas. There’s no doubt that Israel could conquer the entire Gaza Strip and completely wipe out Hamas’s military apparatus. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has chosen not to do so and now enjoys his highest approval ratings ever. But counting bodies is not the most important criterion in deciding who should be declared the victor. Much more important is comparing each side’s goals before the fighting and what they have achieved. Seen in this light, Hamas won.
  • Illinois employers now banned from conducting background checks on interviewees

    07/28/2014 4:59:18 AM PDT · by blueyon · 29 replies
    IllinoisWatchdog.org ^ | 7/22/14 | Brady Cremeens
    CHICAGO – Employers in Illinois can no longer access criminal background checks on potential hires until after an interview is conducted. Gov. Quinn signed into law this week a bill that prohibits private employers from asking applicants about their criminal history prior to determining if they are qualified for the job. “Everyone deserves a second chance when it comes to getting a job,” Governor Quinn said in a press release. “This law will help ensure that people across Illinois get a fair shot to reach their full potential through their skills and qualifications, rather than past history. It will also...
  • It seems The End is to come. (We'll all be extinct by 2030)

    07/16/2014 2:36:05 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 56 replies
    Earth, I love you. I always have. You and your elemental inhabitants are the most beautiful beings that I have ever seen, met, felt and experienced. You are the most beautiful life experiment in this universe. You are music to my ears and soul. And your green! The sound of the leaves in the wind. The scents. The sunrise and sunset. The moon. The humming of the bees, the rushing of the waves. The infinite moments of sensory ecstasy and blissful encounters with other beings. Discovering woman-identification has been a constant dance of fire and joy. *** Alexis linked to...
  • St. Paul woman terrorizes family with knife, gasoline, flaming sock, charges say

    06/12/2014 7:26:29 AM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 26 replies
    Pioneer Press ^ | 6-12-14 | Tad Vezner
    After striking her mother's boyfriend in the head with a cooking pot and chasing him up and down the street with a butcher's knife, a St. Paul woman soaked her mother's home in gasoline, left a flaming sock on the stove and fled in her underwear before she was arrested, according to a criminal complaint filed Wednesday. Sabrina Lajewel Grey, 22, was charged with first-degree attempted arson, second-degree assault and two counts of terroristic threats in Ramsey County District Court for a harrowing Tuesday evening domestic incident that escalated to a degree that shocked some first-responders.
  • Obama Admin Official: What If Bergdahl's Fellow Soldiers Were Psychopaths?

    06/05/2014 7:44:22 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 69 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 6-5-14 | Charlie Spiering
    An Obama administration official upset with the direction of the Bergdhal story voiced his concern on Twitter on Wednesday, floating a theory that put Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in a more sympathetic light--and his fellow soldiers as part of the problem. The American people, he argued, were too quick to jump to conclusions about Bergdahl after his fellow soldiers spoke out about his disappearance. “Here's the thing about Bergdahl and the Jump-to-Conclusions mats: What if his platoon was long on psychopaths and short on leadership?” asked Brandon Friedman, the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs at Department of Housing and Urban...
  • Has anyone wondered...how did Glenn Beck get wealthy so quickly?

    04/25/2014 6:47:35 PM PDT · by RushIsMyTeddyBear · 89 replies
    4/25/2014 | me
    I have wondered about Beck for a while, but loved his exposure of the communist network in the US. Since he left FOX...he seems to have changed...and the immediate disregard to the Bundy situation really made me sick. Beck didn't even give the guy the benefit of the doubt and touted the NYT version. I know he has risen to fame since 2001, ghost written several books, had rallies, etc....but to have a network, now? A base in NY....a major website (so buggy and full of cookies it puts me off). Does anyone else find this strange? And claims to...
  • Clinton-McCain friendship blossoms (again)

    03/22/2014 5:28:19 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 29 replies
    LA Times ^ | 3/22/14 | Maeve Reston
    When John McCain was running for president in 2008, he often spoke warmly of his friendship with Hillary Rodham Clinton as an illustration of his ability to work across the political aisle... Six years later -- even with all the partisan bickering over the attack on the U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi -- that warmth between McCain and the Clintons appears to have survived. It was evident at the opening session of the youth-focused conference known as the Clinton Global Initiative University on Friday night at Arizona State University.
  • Homeless woman attacks and stomps on elderly man's head at Port Authority Bus Terminal

    03/09/2014 5:52:41 AM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 32 replies
    Ny Daily news ^ | MARCH 9, 2014 | BY THOMAS TRACY
    Homeless woman attacks and stomps on elderly man's head at Port Authority Bus Terminal Danika Riley, 40, stomped on the 80-year-old’s head inside the Port Authority Bus Terminal on Saturday morning. The man suffered a minor injury and was treated at the scene. An unbalanced homeless woman who once busted out of an Oklahoma jail attacked an 80-year-old man inside the Port Authority Bus Terminal on Saturday morning, officials said. Danika Riley, 40, was “stomping” on the elderly man’s head and kicking him with her work boots when Port Authority cops spotted the 7:30 a.m. attack on the second floor...
  • Earwax may reveal clues about a person’s identity and habits [Even if you're homosexual]

    02/14/2014 12:57:20 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 45 replies
    WNYW-TV ^ | 2/14/14
    It turns out clues about a person’s identity and ethnicity can come from a surprising source: earwax. Researchers from the Monell Chemical Senses Center in Philadelphia decided to analyze earwax as a possible source of personal information based on previous studies in which researchers analyzed underarm odor to unlock clues about a person’s identity. "Our previous research has shown that underarm odors can convey a great deal of information about an individual, including personal identity, gender, sexual orientation and health status," study author George Preti, an organic chemist at Monell, said in a press release. "We think it possible that...
  • Rand Paul: Democrats should ‘disown’ Bill Clinton for being a ‘sexual predator’

    02/06/2014 9:40:22 AM PST · by cotton1706 · 37 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 2/6/14 | Alex Pappas
    Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul says Democrats need to “disown” Bill Clinton because of his history as a “sexual predator.” “I think he’s not particularly the greatest role model for the women’s rights movement,” Paul said in an interview posted Wednesday on NewsmaxTV. “And so I think if they want to be credible in saying that they defend women’s rights in the work place, they really need to disown and really return any contributions that Bill Clinton’s either raising for people or giving to people.” “I think for the movement to proceed on and have any consistency they need to dissociate...
  • An epiphany many who voted to reelect Obama must be realizing by now...

    01/21/2014 9:46:02 AM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 15 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 1-21-14 | The Looking Spoon
  • The American Flag Daily: NUTS!

    12/22/2013 5:03:36 AM PST · by Master Zinja · 1 replies
    The American Flag Daily ^ | December 22, 2013 | FlagBearer
    On this date in 1944, during the Battle of the Bulge, American forces were surrounded in the town of Bastogne when a group of German soldiers passed a message to the American commander demanding his surrender. General Anthony McAuliffe, the American commander, was said to have reacted to the message by saying, "Us surrender? Aw, nuts!" The reply was then written: To the German commander: NUTS! The Germans attacked Bastogne, but the American soldiers held on until bombers and reinforcements could arrive. The Battle of the Bulge, the last major German offensive in World War II, ended in late January,...