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  • Cutting razor wire, caravan migrants make a new case for a border wall

    11/17/2018 9:24:32 AM PST · by rktman ^ | 11/17/2018 | Monica Showalter
    After a big public relations buildup about razor wire being installed at the border to keep illegal migrants out, caravan migrants are at it again, this time cutting the newly installed razor wire: Customs and Border Patrol has a video of the crime in San Diego. Here's video of another one at the the border in Arizona. Both happened on the exact same day, Nov. 14. Obviously, it's coordinated, and by a very canny organized group (cartels?) that wants to send a message to the U.S. that its border efforts are useless. Tactically, it's striking first and striking hard, right...
  • Ellen Puts Together Liberal Media Montage to Hail Michelle Obama’s ‘Amazing Impact’ (PUKE!)

    11/17/2018 9:12:39 AM PST · by rktman · 10 replies ^ | 11/17/2018 | Kyle Drennen
    During her fawning one-hour show devoted to promoting Michelle Obama’s new memoir on Thursday, daytime host and Democratic activist Ellen DeGeneres put together a montage of liberal journalists showering the former First Lady with adoring coverage throughout Barack Obama’s administration. DeGeneres told Mrs. Obama that the purpose of the sycophantic video was to celebrate her “amazing impact.” Returning from a commercial break, DeGeneres proclaimed: “We are back with my friend, Michelle Obama. And I hope you know what an amazing impact that you’ve had on this country and all over the world.” The liberal comedian continued to heap effusive praise...
  • Critics Say Bring Border Troops Home for Thanksgiving. This Navy SEAL Veteran Says (T)

    11/17/2018 8:16:18 AM PST · by rktman · 24 replies ^ | 11/17/2018 | J Rosas
    As the deployment of active-duty military members to the U.S.-Mexico border continues, the newest form of criticism is that the troops will not be home for Thanksgiving and they could possibly miss Christmas as well. Secretary of Defense James Mattis also responded to the holiday criticism while he was en route to visit the service members deployed in Texas. “Rain or shine, light or dark, cold weather or hot weather — we have an all-weather force that's on duty 24/7,” Mattis explained. “Drive around the Pentagon on Thanksgiving Day, and look at the number of cars in the parking lot...
  • Prof's constitutional right to 'hate white people' affirmed

    11/17/2018 8:01:34 AM PST · by rktman · 35 replies ^ | 11/16/2018 | unknown
    It’s the First Amendment that Rutgers University history professor James Livingston can thank for avoiding punishment for posting on Facebook his hatred for “white people.” He responded in anger when he found a restaurant in his Harlem neighborhood was too busy: “OK, officially, I now hate white people. I am a white people, for God’s sake, but can we keep them–us–us out of my neighborhood?” Livingston said the restaurant was “overrun with little Caucasian a——-.” “I hereby resign from my race.” His posts were noticed by news outlets, and members of the public complained to the university. Rutgers’ Office of...
  • Famous Geneticist Tells NIH that Humans Are Going Extinct

    11/16/2018 11:18:29 AM PST · by fishtank · 66 replies
    Creation Evolution Headlines ^ | November 16, 2018 | Sal Cordova
    Famous Geneticist Tells NIH that Humans Are Going Extinct November 16, 2018 | Sal Cordova The facts of genetics make it clear even to evolutionists: “We are dying” and “More death by selection will not work.” by Salvador Cordova After 40 years of work in genetics and 18 years of research specifically into the question of human genetic degeneration, retired Cornell research professor John Sanford was finally invited by sympathetic staff at the world’s leading medical institution, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to present his work. Sanford was once an evolutionist, and few geneticists could boast of (1) having...
  • Domestic Violence Arrest Has Not Dashed Avenatti's 2020 Presidential Hopes

    11/16/2018 9:27:29 AM PST · by rktman · 22 replies ^ | 11/16/2018 | Leah Barkoukis
    Michael Avenatti said he is “still considering” running for president in 2020 even after being arrested Wednesday on suspicion of felony domestic violence. “I’m still considering it,” the lawyer told USA Today. He said his “first priority right now is clearing my name,” and argued that a person’s character is determined by how they overcome difficulties. "I will not be intimidated," he told the paper in a text message. "The measure of a person is how they get up when they are knocked down."
  • WATCH: Dashcam Video Shows Illegal Immigrant Opening Fire on Police Officer

    11/16/2018 8:42:19 AM PST · by rktman · 34 replies ^ | 11/16/2018 | Leah Barkoukis
    Corporal Thompson could see the driver moving around in the seat, and could see there was a passenger with him as well. The driver of the vehicle eventually stopped on Steele Road. When Corporal Thompson exited his vehicle, the driver immediately opened his car door and began shooting at Corporal Thompson. Corporal Thompson returned fire and numerous rounds were exchanged before the suspect jumped back into his vehicle and took off, eastbound on Steele Road. He traveled a short distance, stopped and let a female passenger out of the vehicle, then took off again.
  • Secular Scientists Admit Dinosaurs Appeared Abruptly

    11/15/2018 11:09:57 AM PST · by fishtank · 40 replies
    Institute for Creation Research ^ | Apr 30, 2018 | Jake Hebert, PhD
    Secular Scientists Admit Dinosaurs Appeared Abruptly BY JAKE HEBERT, PH.D. Apr 30, 2018 ICR scientists have long pointed out that fossils, contrary to popular misperception, do not provide evidence for evolution, and a recent secular dinosaur study confirms this.1 Based on a survey of Italian dinosaur tracks and fossils, a team of European scientists claims that dinosaurs evolved around 245 million years ago but remained rare until a “dinosaur diversification event” some 13 million years later, about 232 million years ago.2,3 The study’s lead author, Dr. Massimo Bernardi of the University of Bristol, says, “We had been studying the footprints...
  • President Trump sends Neomi Rao's DC Circuit court nomination to Senate

    11/15/2018 2:21:47 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    The Business Standard ^ | November 15, 2018 | The Press Trust of India
    US President Donald Trump has sent the nomination of Neomi Rao, a prominent Indian-American attorney and academic, to the Senate to replace Justice Brett Kavanaugh on the powerful D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals. If confirmed by the Senate, Rao, who is 45, would be able to serve a lifetime post on the D.C. court, largely considered the second highest court of the land and a training ground for future Supreme Court justices. If the Senate confirms her, she would be the second Indian-American judge in the D.C. Circuit Court after judge Sree Srinivasan, who was appointed during the previous Obama...
  • Republican opportunity with young blacks

    11/14/2018 2:39:41 PM PST · by Red Badger · 9 replies ^ | Wednesday, November 14, 2018 | Star Parker
    Buried in the mounds of data fleshing out what happened in the midterm elections is an interesting take on blacks. Nationwide data on black voting in this election cycle do not point to much change. Various polls over recent months seemed to indicate that blacks were starting to warm up to Republicans and President Donald Trump. But blacks went 90 percent for Democrats and 8 percent for Republicans. Pretty much business as usual. However, digging down, we find something interesting. Blacks ages 18 to 29 voted 82 percent for Democrats and 14 percent for Republicans. That seems to point to...
  • Doctors should screen all adults for alcohol abuse, new guidelines say(T)

    11/14/2018 7:19:09 AM PST · by rktman · 89 replies ^ | 11/13/2018 | Maria Clark
    A conversation about how much you drink might be part of your next doctor’s visit. The United States Preventative Services Task Force is advising that all adults, not just pregnant women, be screened for unhealthy alcohol use by their primary care providers, CNN reports. Doctors should provide brief counseling to patients they find are drinking above the recommended limits, according to a new statement published in the medical journal JAMA on Tuesday (Nov. 13). In an editorial accompanying the statement, Angela Bazzi and Dr. Richard Saitz of the Boston University School of Public Health wrote that implementation of screening and...
  • Adam Silver supports 'Enough' T-shirts, players speaking out(expert athletes)

    11/14/2018 6:34:11 AM PST · by rktman · 17 replies ^ | 11/12/2018 | ohm youngmisuk
    With NBA commissioner Adam Silver in the stands and supporting the cause, the Los Angeles Lakers and Atlanta Hawks honored the victims of the Thousand Oaks shooting by wearing black T-shirts with the message "Enough" on the front. The Lakers and Hawks followed what the Clippers and Milwaukee Bucks did on Saturday when players from both teams first wore the T-shirts. "As I've always said, our players aren't just ballplayers, they're citizens," Silver told ESPN after watching the Lakers beat the Hawks 107-106 on Sunday. "They have strong feelings about what's happening in society and they react to them. I...
  • Maryland Says Matthew Whitaker Appointment As Acting Attorney General Is Unlawful

    11/12/2018 11:44:50 PM PST · by Revel · 62 replies
    NPR ^ | 11/12/18 | Nina Totenberg
    President Trump's choice of Matthew Whitaker to be the acting attorney general is running into a buzz-saw of opposition, and not just from Democrats. And now, the first legal action is being filed Tuesday, by the state of Maryland, challenging Whitaker's status. It does not involve limits to asylum claims that Whitaker has already put into effect, nor any challenge involving the Mueller investigation of the president, which Whitaker has frequently criticized. No, the first blow involves the Affordable Care Act, and whether its provisions guaranteeing that people with previous medical conditions are entitled to health insurance rates similar to...
  • Why western God-haters willfully choose magic, nihilism, depravity, and stupidity

    11/13/2018 11:07:19 AM PST · by spirited irish · 20 replies
    Renew America ^ | Nov. 12, 2018 | Linda Kimball
    From the close of the Medieval Age on through to our own time, God-haters have been waging war against the God of Revelation. The reason for this unrelenting attack upon the Triune God, but especially Jesus Christ, is mankind's sinful fallen condition. God-haters desire suppression of the knowledge of their own sin, which they hope will stifle the gnawing pain of a guilty conscience
  • Did Facebook pay out over a hundred million bucks just to be rid of a Trump-supporter?

    11/13/2018 9:46:50 AM PST · by rktman · 8 replies ^ | 11/13/2018 | Thomas Lifson
    It certainly looks like the prejudice against Republicans, conservatives, and especially Trump supporters, is so virulent that Facebook was willing to pay a hundred mill to rid itself od one. The company denies this is the case, but the Wall Street Journal is not convinced. Facebook Inc. executive and virtual-reality wunderkind Palmer Luckey was a rising star of Silicon Valley when, at the height of the 2016 presidential contest, he donated $10,000 to an anti-Hillary Clinton group. His donation sparked a backlash from his colleagues. Six months later, he was out. Neither Facebook nor Mr. Luckey has ever said why...
  • CNN Hides Anti-Gun Brady Campaign Affiliation of Doctor Trashing NRA(DOH!)

    11/13/2018 9:03:03 AM PST · by rktman · 12 replies ^ | 11/12/2018 | Brad Wilmouth
    On Saturday afternoon, CNN Newsroom gave attention to a Johns Hopkins Hospital trauma surgeon who has been criticizing the NRA, but the liberal news network, even while interviewing him, did not divulge that he is a board member of the anti-gun Brady Campaign. Dr. Joseph Sakran was first brought up on CNN early Friday evening during The Situation Room in a report by correspondent Brian Todd which recounted the NRA reacting on Twitter to a group of doctors who recently called for more gun control. Picking up on a tweet by Dr. Sakran, the report cited his views for much...
  • Kat Timpf Chased Out of Brooklyn Bar

    11/13/2018 8:02:42 AM PST · by rktman · 85 replies ^ | 11/12/2018 | Jack Crowe
    Fox News personality and National Review contributor Kat Timpf was forced to leave a bar in Brooklyn over the weekend after a woman she had never met became enraged upon learning she worked in conservative media. Timpf, who has twice previously been harassed while socializing in New York City, first described the incident in a Friday night tweet and later expanded on her initial description of the confrontation during a Monday interview with National Review.
  • Put Down the Burger to Stop Climate Change, UN Argues(Serious news)

    11/12/2018 12:25:32 PM PST · by rktman · 84 replies ^ | 11/9/2018 | B Johnson
    People need to cut back on burgers because they're contributing to climate change, the United Nations said this week. The United Nations Environment Program said research shows that Americans eat about three burgers a week, and if one of those was swapped for "a plant-based alternative burger for one year, it would be like taking the greenhouse gases from 12 million cars off the road for a year." The World Economic Forum blames the beef and dairy industries for churning out more greenhouse gas emissions than oil companies or some countries like Germany. The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association argued that...
  • Miley Cyrus, Gerard Butler, Neil Young and More Lose Homes in Woolsey Fire

    11/12/2018 10:39:10 AM PST · by rktman · 99 replies ^ | 11/12/2018 | R. Ruben
    In a post on his website, Young said he hoped the calamitous fires would urged people to take action on the impact of climate change. “Firefighters have never seen anything like this in their lives. I have heard that said countless times in the past two days, and I have lost my home before to a California fire, now another,” he wrote. “Hopefully we can come together as a people to take climate change on. We have the tools and could do it if we tried. There is no downside.”
  • Michelle Obama on Meeting Husband: ‘I Have My Suspicions When a Bunch of White Folks Fawn(T)

    11/12/2018 10:17:19 AM PST · by rktman · 75 replies ^ | 11/12/2018 | Trent Baker
    In a sit-down interview with Robin Roberts of ABC’s “Good Morning America,” former first lady Michelle Obama shared her story about the first time she met her future husband, Barack Obama. Obama revealed she was found Barack attractive, but she had her “suspicions” because a bunch of white people were fawning over him. “I have my suspicions when a bunch of white folks fawn over a black man,” Obama stated. “Because I sort of think, OK, he can talk straight so they think he is wonderful. So — so that was my theory, and then his name was Barack Obama....