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  • Illegal alien released by Philadelphia mayor went on to rape child

    11/12/2018 4:01:24 PM PST · by deandg99 · 12 replies
    DC Dirty Laundry ^ | 11/12/2018 | Ethan Huff
    Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney is directly responsible for destroying the life of an underage child who was brutally raped by an illegal alien from Mexico, thanks to the “sanctuary” policies he and his leftist cohorts are propagating in the “City of Brotherly Love.” During a recent episode of NRATV, available for viewing at Brighteon.com, host Dana Loesch discusses how Juan Ramon Vasquez, the perpetrator, shouldn’t have even been in the country, let alone allowed to roam the streets of Philadelphia looking for American children to sexually molest. “An illegal alien from Honduras, who was previously deported and who reentered illegally,...
  • Why Philly Jews are arming themselves: ‘I’m going to go down fighting’

    11/06/2018 6:52:59 AM PST · by george76 · 52 replies
    THE INQUIRER ^ | November 5, 2018 | Samantha Melamed,
    On Friday afternoon, with just a few hours before sundown and the start of the Sabbath, David Parvey hurried to a South Philadelphia gun shop called Firing Line to get his new 9-millimeter pistol. To Parvey, who attends an Orthodox Jewish synagogue in Center City, it felt like the only rational response to the Oct. 27 mass shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, where 11 congregants were killed. "I legally have the right to at least be able to match evil with some sort of response, and in my mind I would be dumb not to," said...
  • Chinese anger after terracotta warrior's thumb stolen in US

    02/20/2018 1:40:25 AM PST · by Simon Green · 72 replies
    CNN ^ | 02/20/18 | Ellie Kaufman and Ben Westcott
    Chinese authorities are livid over the theft of a thumb from a 2,000-year-old terracotta warrior on loan to a US museum, calling for the perpetrator to be "severely" punished. The ancient statue is valued at $4.5 million and considered a "priceless part of China's cultural heritage." It was on display at Philadelphia's Franklin Institute when the vandalism took place. "We call on the United States to severely punish those who have done [this]," Shaanxi Provincial Cultural Relic Exchange Center's director told the Beijing Youth Daily, a state-run Chinese newspaper. The warrior statues date back to 209 B.C., when the...
  • FBI: Partygoer broke off 2,000-year-old statue's thumb, took it home after selfie shot

    02/20/2018 1:02:35 PM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 39 replies
    Cox Media via WPXI ^ | February 20, 2018 | Natalie Dreier
    PHILADELPHIA - A statue that stood guard, buried and undamaged for more than 2,000 years, couldn’t contend with a man at a private party in Philadelphia who just had to sneak off and take a selfie, according to multiple media reports. The man, later identified as Michael Rohana, 24, was seen in a restricted area at the Franklin Institute during a party on Dec. 21 that was held after-hours at the museum, The New York Times reported. FBI officials said Rohana used his cellphone’s flash as a light source to see the displays. He then put his arm around one...
  • New Penn prof Jeb Bush discusses 'tribal tendencies' of partisan politics at College Hall

    10/19/2018 8:28:04 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 38 replies
    The Daily Pennsylvanian ^ | October 18, 2018 | Courtney Daub
    In a packed room in College Hall on Wednesday night, former Governor of Florida Jeb Bush gave his first talk at Penn since being named the second Presidential Practice Professor. Bush addressed the partisan nature in politics today and the lack of dialogue that exists across the aisle, urging conservatives to return to the idea that America is the land of opportunity. The event, co-hosted by the Andrea Mitchell Center for the Study of Democracy and Penn Political Union, focused on the state of American democracy and what Bush calls increased “tribal tendencies” in partisan politics in a time of...
  • Police: Brawl Involving Up To 200 Students Erupts Outside McDonald’s In Hunting Park [Phila] [ed]

    10/17/2018 7:42:48 AM PDT · by C19fan · 55 replies
    CBS Philadelphia ^ | October 16, 2018 | Staff
    Over a dozen juveniles were arrested and cited after police say a large brawl involving up to 200 school students erupted outside of a McDonald’s in the Hunting Park section of Philadelphia. Police say they were called for a report of a large fight on Broad Street and Hunting Park Avenue around 3:40 p.m. Police say when they arrived it “immediately deteriorated into a riotous condition” with roughly 150 to 200 students fighting and instigating.
  • Amal Clooney criticizes Trump for controversial comments on Christine Blasey Ford...

    10/13/2018 4:40:41 PM PDT · by bkopto · 64 replies
    Foxnews ^ | 10/13/2018 | elizabeth zwirz
    Amal Clooney reportedly took aim at President Trump on Friday for his previous controversial remarks about Christine Blasey Ford, who accused now-Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault. The remarks from the human rights attorney came during her address to the Pennsylvania Conference for Women, Philadelphia Magazine reported. The conference announced in April that she would be headlining the event as a keynote speaker. “A president shouldn’t ridicule a woman who courageously comes forward to allege abuse,” Clooney told the crowd in Philadelphia, according to the outlet.
  • The Kermit Gosnell Grand Jury asks, “Who could have prevented all this death and damage?”

    10/13/2018 11:20:45 AM PDT · by Morgana · 5 replies
    National Right To Life ^ | October 12, 2018 | National Right To Life
    Editor’s note. Today is the nationwide premier of “Gosnell – The Trial of America’s Biggest Serial Killer.” We have a number of posts about a very, very important film. The ultimate driving force behind the trial of abortionist Kermit Gosnell was an incredible 261 page Grand Jury report. In daily segments, NRL News Today reposted almost the entire report in 2013. What follows below comes from “Section I: Overview,” a devastating indictment of the entire bureaucratic structure which turned a blind eye to this man’s reign of terror. It is a doleful reminder that in many, many places in this...
  • (Kermit) Gosnell and the Super Coil

    10/09/2018 6:21:56 PM PDT · by Morgana · 4 replies
    American Spectator ^ | April 19, 2013 | Matt Purple
    Kermit Gosnell, the abortionist currently on trial for murdering seven babies and a woman, is being portrayed as an aberration. “He is not typical,” writes Irin Carmon at Salon.com, “and there was, and has been, swift renunciation of his facility.” I hope you’ll join me in congratulating the feminist left for renouncing a mass murderer. But as long as pro-choicers are calling Gosnell an outlier, it’s time to examine some of the historical circumstances surrounding his abortion mill, specifically those involving a man named Harvey Karman. Karman was an abortionist and fake doctor who forged his medical credentials. He was...
  • Anti-Trump Protests Have Become A Huge Joke

    10/05/2018 1:04:05 PM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 33 replies
    Philly Mag ^ | 10/03/2018 | Ernest Owens
    On Tuesday afternoon, hundreds of Philadelphians caused traffic, wore costumes, made lots of noise, and carried colorful signs across Center City. No, it wasn’t a pre-Halloween festival — it was yet another anti-Trump protest. ---SNIP--- These anti-Trump protests have become less about the issues at hand and more about the kind of political grandstanding that exhausts us all. I’ve attended countless protests over the years and have found the most powerful ones to be less manufactured.
  • Obama turns focus on Pennsylvania, hopes to boost Democrats

    09/21/2018 4:20:19 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 23 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Sep. 21, 2018 5:59 PM EDT | Juana Summers
    Barack Obama turned his political attention Friday to Pennsylvania — a state Donald Trump won in 2016. The former president campaigned in Philadelphia with two leading Democrats running for re-election, Gov. Tom Wolf and U.S. Sen. Bob Casey. At a campaign rally at the Dell Music Center in Philadelphia, Obama implored Pennsylvanians to vote in November because the election was more consequential than any he could remember. “This time, it really is different. This time, the stakes really are higher,” Obama said. “The consequences of any of us sitting on the sidelines are far more dangerous.” During the speech Obama...
  • Leaked NPR Emails: Call Kermit Gosnell a “Doctor” Not an “Abortion Doctor”

    09/18/2018 10:05:57 PM PDT · by OddLane · 19 replies
    Lifenews.com ^ | September 18, 2018 | Micaiah Bilger
    NPR described Kermit Gosnell as an “abortion doctor” back in 2013 when a Philadelphia court convicted him of murdering babies. But last month, the taxpayer-funded radio group rejected an ad that used the exact same term to describe Gosnell, claiming it is not “value neutral,” according to The Daily Beast. The makers of the movie “Gosnell: The Trial of America’s Biggest Serial Killer” have been hitting roadblocks since they began their project more than four years ago. Their struggles started when the crowdfunding site Kickstarter refused to allow filmmakers Phelim McAleer and Ann McElhinney to fundraiser there. They later broke...
  • Amazon hiring in cities it shortlisted for HQ2. Guess who's last?

    09/07/2018 6:45:06 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    The Philadelphia Business Journal ^ | September 7, 2018 | Natalie Kostelni
    Amazon has been ramping up hiring in the 20 cities it shortlisted for its HQ2 search and Philadelphia is dead last in those efforts while Virginia, Boston and New York rank in the top three, according to a GeekWire report. One can only wonder whether Amazon's hiring has anything to do its HQ2 search and the city it ultimately selects. ▪“A GeekWire analysis of Amazon job data provided by a third-party firm found that of the HQ2 finalists, offices in the Washington D.C. area — which includes three of the 20 regions on the short list in D.C. proper, Northern...
  • Two Miami Dolphins wide receivers become first players of 2018 season to take the knee during...

    09/09/2018 1:58:54 PM PDT · by Morgana · 40 replies
    DAILY MAIL UK ^ | September 9, 2018 | Emily Goodin, U.s. Political Reporter For Dailymail.com
    FULL TITLE: Two Miami Dolphins wide receivers become first players of 2018 season to take the knee during national anthem, just hours after Trump blamed the sport's poor TV ratings on the ongoing protest President Donald Trump is slamming the National Football League for low ratings and blaming players for protesting during the national anthem as two Miami Dolphins players took to the knee Sunday during 'The Star Spangled Banner' as football season began in earnest. 'Wow, NFL first game ratings are way down over an already really bad last year comparison. Viewership declined 13%, the lowest in over a...
  • Jeff Sessions Is Executing Trump’s Immigration Plans With a Quiet, Efficient Brutality

    09/08/2018 10:50:41 PM PDT · by vannrox · 61 replies
    Mother Jones ^ | 7SEP18 | Sophie Murguia and Kanyakrit Vongkiatkajorn
    Over the past few months, Attorney General Jeff Sessions has faced fierce criticism for his role in the Trump administration’s family separation policy. But while the White House continues to deal with the fallout from tearing kids away from their parents at the border, Sessions has been busy orchestrating another, much quieter attack on the country’s immigration system. Tensions have been simmering for months between the attorney general and the hundreds of judges overseeing immigration courts, but they reached a new high in July. The flashpoint was the case of Reynaldo Castro-Tum, a Guatemalan man who was scheduled to appear...
  • Accused State Sen. Daylin Leach lashes out at rape survivor who called on him to resign

    09/07/2018 7:01:25 AM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 9 replies
    Philly.Com ^ | 09/07/2018 | Angela Couloumbis and Holly Otterbein,
    ---SNIP--- After the Inquirer and Daily News reported that eight women had accused Leach of unwanted touching and sexually charged conversations, Muth demanded that Leach resign. She also criticized him for lashing out at several women on social media afterward; he called one "a human wrecking ball of hate." So Muth's campaign contacted the organizers of the event — a high school Democratic organization to which Leach's teenage daughter belongs — and told them exactly why she didn't want to appear with the senator. He was dropped. Shortly thereafter, Leach fired off an angry email to Joe Foster, chairman of...
  • Michael Bennett sits near end of national anthem

    09/06/2018 7:31:50 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 14 replies
    Pro Football Talk ^ | September 6, 2018 | Charean Williams
    The only protest during the national anthem Thursday night was half a protest. Eagles defensive end Michael Bennett, who stayed in the locker room for the anthem during the preseason, walked in front of the bench during most of Boyz II Men’s rendition. Bennett then took a seat near the end of the song, according to Judy Battista of NFL Media. All the Eagles were on the field, even safety Malcolm Jenkins.
  • CDC Investigating...Multiple Passengers Fall Ill On Separate International Flights...Philadelphia

    09/06/2018 6:42:15 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 47 replies
    cbs ^ | September 6, 2018 at 6:00 pm
    Full Headline: CDC Investigating After Multiple Passengers Fall Ill On Separate International Flights Coming Into Philadelphia International Airport Officials say 12 passengers arriving at the airport on American Airlines flights from Paris and Munich experienced flu-like symptoms. Multiple ambulances were dispatched to the airport.
  • Vandals scrawl 'serial rapist' on Bill Cosby's star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

    09/04/2018 8:59:29 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 6 replies
    LAtimes ^ | September 4, 2018
    Los Angeles police are investigating the vandalism of disgraced comedian Bill Cosby’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame after it was marked with the words “serial rapist,” authorities said. LAPD officials learned someone had scrawled the words in black marker on the star about 5:30 a.m. Tuesday. It is not clear when the message was written, said Officer Mike Lopez. Authorities cleaned the plaque and reported the vandalism, Lopez said. Cosby, 81, once known as “America’s dad” for his role on the sitcom “The Cosby Show,” was convicted in April of drugging and molesting Andrea Constand, a former basketball...
  • Homeless again, Johnny Bobbitt can’t get his GoFundMe money

    08/26/2018 4:25:19 PM PDT · by NohSpinZone · 54 replies
    Philly.com ^ | 8/242/18 | By Barbara Boyer
    Johnny Bobbitt, famously rescued from the streets of Philadelphia last October after word of his kindness to a stranger went viral and led to a $400,000 GoFundMe campaign, is once again homeless, drug-addicted — and panhandling for money. The couple who started the fund-raiser say that in helping Bobbitt, they've spent or given him more than half of the money donated by thousands of people around the world and they are withholding the roughly $200,000 balance. Bobbitt says he fears that the couple, Kate McClure and her boyfriend, Mark D'Amico, squandered much of the money. He worries there may be...