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  • That Was Quick! Marco Rubio ‘Surge’ Hits Polling High at 19 Percent – Then Drops

    02/06/2016 10:51:35 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 15 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 02/06/15 | Jim Hoft
    That was quick! Establishment Republican and FOX News Channel’s favorite son seems to have peaked too soon. Rubio reached a polling high mark at 19% in New Hampshire two days ago. Now he’s back town do 16%. Despite the nonstop glowing reports on Marco Rubio by the FOX News establishment hacks, Rubio is sinking.Maybe it’s the Phyllis Schlafly effect?
  • GOPe Anti-Trump Super Pac Sends Out Smear Flyers Before New Hampshire Primary

    02/06/2016 10:46:09 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 13 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 02/06/15 | Jim Hoft
    GOP establishment hacks from TrumpQuestions.com sent out thousands of Anti-Trump flyers this week attacking the Republican frontrunner in New Hampshire. TrumpQuestions.com is an offshoot of Our Principles PAC.Our Principles PAC is an anti-Donald Trump super PAC founded by Katie Packer, a former aide to Mitt Romney‘s 2012 presidential campaign. The super PAC has sent mailers and aired television ads in Iowa criticizing Trump’s policies. The super PAC operates OurPinciples.com and TrumpQuestions.com.The GOP hacks are trying to smear Trump as anti-gun in their most recent flyers.** Donald Trump is a staunch supporter of the Second Amendment. The anti-Trump PAC is hoping...
  • Utah Fusion Center Warns Cops: Watch Out for Don't-Tread-on-Me Flags

    02/06/2016 8:31:02 AM PST · by rktman · 24 replies
    reason.com ^ | 2/5/2016 | Jesse Walker
    Funeral services will be held today in Kanab, Utah, for LaVoy Finicum, the rancher killed last month during the occupation of the Malheur Wildlife Refuge in Oregon. In a bulletin distributed this week to cops across the region, the Utah Statewide Information and Analysis Center-one of the dozens of intelligence-sharing "fusion centers" around the country that get funds from the Department of Homeland Security-warns that "extremists may utilize such a high profile funeral for media attention or to further ideological beliefs." Although "no credible threats to law enforcement are present at this time," the authors still think police should be...
  • Thousands take part in anti-Islam protests across Europe

    02/06/2016 8:23:53 AM PST · by yoe · 21 replies
    AP ^ | Feburary 6, 2016 | Staff
    Thousands of people are taking part in protests against Islam and immigration in several European cities. Police in Dresden say they expect about 15,000 protesters at a rally organized by the group Patriotic Europeans against the Islamization of the West. Known by its German acronym PEGIDA, the group emerged in Dresden two years ago and has become a magnet for far-right and anti-immigrant sentiment.[snip} Similar, smaller PEGIDA-style protests were planned in France, Britain, Poland, the Czech Republic and the Netherlands. Nationalist groups in Europe have been galvanized by the unprecedented influx of refugees from Africa, Asia and the Middle East...
  • Supreme Court likely to hear new “assault weapons” ban case(4th district ruling)

    02/06/2016 7:32:01 AM PST · by rktman · 10 replies
    hotair.com ^ | 2/6/2016 | Jazz Shaw
    While it's not a done deal yet, there's a good chance that we may finally be receiving a final decision from the Supreme Court on the question of so called "assault weapons" bans. Back in December, gun rights activists were largely disappointed when SCOTUS decided they would not hear an appeal to Illinois' assault weapons ban, allowing a lower court ruling in favor of the law to stand. At the time, I speculated that they were waiting for more lower courts to weigh in on similar challenges around the country to see if there was some sort of consensus or...
  • Yale Professor on Nazi Environmentalism: So Close, yet So Far

    02/06/2016 7:06:59 AM PST · by rktman · 9 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 2/6/2016 | Mark Musser
    .....nature today is their primary guide rather than thought, most greens cannot tell the difference between science and Malthusian math. Herein lies the real problem facing the Western world today, as it has conjured up an imaginary crisis of its own making with regard to the global warming/climate change myth. Malthusian math construes environmental data that invariably leads to millenarian and/or apocalyptic concerns and dangerous anti-human political policies that are holistic and totalitarian by design, and thus fascist to the core.
  • GOP wants end to pro-Bush attacks on Rubio

    02/06/2016 6:53:08 AM PST · by lqcincinnatus · 18 replies
    The Hill ^ | 02/06/16 | Alexander Bolton
    An all-out assault on Sen. Marco Rubio by groups aligned with former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is angering GOP senators, who fear it could hurt the party's chances of capturing the White House. Right to Rise, a pro-Bush super PAC, has spent an estimated $20 million against Rubio. It is expected to launch a new ad this weekend featuring a clip of former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.), who endorsed Rubio Tuesday, fumbling to name one of his accomplishments.
  • MEGYN KELLY Lands BIG BOOK DEAL After Bashing Donald Trump in GOP Debate

    02/05/2016 6:59:17 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 90 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 02/05/16 | Jim Hoft
    Thanks Donald Trump! Megyn Kelly bashed Donald Trump at the first GOP Republican Primary Debate. The liberal media loved it! Now she has a lucrative book deal. Megyn Kelly landed a $10 million book deal this week.
  • Trump and Socialist Bernie Sanders Favored to Win New Hampshire by Sports Betting Site

    02/05/2016 6:54:09 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 10 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 02/05/16 | Jim Hoft
    TRUMP & SANDERS FAVORED BY PRACTICALLY TWO TOUCHDOWNS IN NEW HAMPSHIRE PRIMARY Donald Trump and Socialist Bernie Sanders are favored to win New Hampshire according to a sports betting site. Via Sports Betting Dime-- FEB. 5, 2016 - The 6-point spread in the Big Game on Sunday is nothing compared to spreads in the New Hampshire Primary from the odds-makers at www.SportsBettingDime.com. Just a few days hours before Granite State voters head to the polls, Donald Trump (-13.5 points) and Bernie Sanders (-14.5 points) have been installed as prohibitive favorites. So if you feel betting the results is too risky...
  • Trump Hammers Illegal Alien Gangs in America: ‘Beyond Belief’ MS-13 Has Foothold in Boston

    02/05/2016 6:22:33 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 38 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 02/05/16 | Matthew Boyle
    Donald Trump, the 2016 GOP presidential frontrunner who's polling ahead of all his opponents here in New Hampshire, told Breitbart News on Friday morning that America is in dire straits if voters don't elect someone president who can get the nation's immigration crisis under control. "If somebody great doesn't get in as president, we don't have a country anymore," Trump responded when asked by Breitbart News for his thoughts on recent congressional testimony by border patrol agents that the nation's immigration laws are basically nullified. "We're not going to have a country anymore." The testimony, as reported by the Washington...
  • Chris Matthews Makes His Own Anti-Bernie Republican Ad

    02/05/2016 6:03:09 PM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 22 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    If Bernie Sanders becomes the Dem nominee, the GOP might wind up having to pay royalties to Chris Matthews . . On this evening's Hardball, Matthews aired what he himself said could be an anti-Bernie Republican ad, cobbled together from clips of various radical statements Sanders has made over the years. In Chris' commercial, Sanders is seen saying he's a socialist, confirming he's not a capitalist, admitting that he applied for conscientious objector status, indicating that he would raise taxes to somewhere between 50 and 90%, and preaching political "revolution." Workers of the world: unite behind Bernie! View the video...
  • German Town Cancels Children’s Carnival after Terror Threat

    02/05/2016 4:53:32 PM PST · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 14 replies
    BREITBART.COM ^ | 05 FEBRUARY 2016 | NICK HALLET
    A German town cancelled its children's carnival today after authorities received an anonymous letter written in German and Arabic threatening "infidels". The letter, which was written in a style described as "disjointed", contained a series of phrases in both languages, including "Germany kills all Muslims", and threatened an attack on the children's parade. Local paper Westfälischer Anzeiger said authorities cancelled the carnival in the town of Herne in western Germany after consulting local police over the note. Around 250 people were expected to attend the event on Sunday as towns all over Germany celebrate the climax of carnival season.
  • Henry George and the Beginnings of Revolutionary Socialism in the United States

    02/05/2016 2:56:40 PM PST · by ProgressingAmerica · 15 replies
    1884 | Richard T. Ely
    Henry George And The Beginnings Of Revolutionary Socialism In The United States.Part two of "Recent American Socialism", by Richard Theodore Ely Henry George's work, "Progress and Poverty," was published in 1879. In 1885, not six years later, it is possible to affirm without hesitation that the appearance of that one book formed a noteworthy epoch in the history of economic thought both in England and America. It is not simply that the treatise itself was an eloquent, impassioned plea for the confiscation of rent for the public good as a means of abolishing economic social evils, but rather that the...
  • Jeb Bush Deserves a Second Look(LOL!)

    02/05/2016 10:10:02 AM PST · by rktman · 31 replies
    newsmax.com ^ | 2/5/2016 | Christopher Ruddy
    There's a reason Florida is one of the most desired places to live: it's Jeb Bush. There is a reason that Florida is a strong Republican-controlled state: Jeb Bush. There is even a reason Marco Rubio is running for president today: Yep, Jeb again. !
  • Phyllis Schlafly: Disqualify Rubio for Lying About Amnesty in Spanish Language Interview

    02/05/2016 9:19:08 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 48 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 02/04/16 | Jim Hoft
    Conservative icon Phyllis Shlafly said freshman Senator Marco Rubio should be disqualified from the presidential race for lying to conservatives in English and saying something entirely different on Spanish language television. Marco Rubio told Univision host Jorge Ramos that Obama's amnesty could not be terminated because people were already benefiting from it. Breitbart.com reported: Phyllis Schlafly, architect of the modern conservative movement and tireless opponent of mass immigration, says GOP hopeful Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) should be disqualified from the race for dishonestly saying one thing about amnesty in English and another in Spanish. "If Jeb's candidacy falters despite the...
  • Your Brain Has More Memory Than the Internet

    02/05/2016 7:39:06 AM PST · by fishtank · 21 replies
    Institute for Creation Research ^ | 2-4-16 | Brian Thomas
    Your Brain Has More Memory Than the Internet by Brian Thomas, M.S. * Whoever said the human brain is the most highly organized collection of matter in the universe was more correct than they could have known. New research modeled tiny structures within nerve cells and discovered a clever tactic brains use to increase computing power while maximizing energy efficiency. Its design could form the basis of a whole new and improved class of computer.
  • John Kerry keeps calling the Islamic State ‘apostates.’ Maybe he should stop(STFU!)

    02/05/2016 6:35:26 AM PST · by rktman · 25 replies
    washingtonpost.com ^ | 2/3/2016 | Adam Taylor
    "Daesh is in fact nothing more than a mixture of killers, of kidnappers, of criminals, of thugs, of adventurers, of smugglers and thieves," Kerry said. "And they are also above all apostates, people who have hijacked a great religion and lie about its real meaning and lie about its purpose and deceive people in order to fight for their purposes." The use of the word "apostates" - a term to describe someone who renounces or abandons their religion - has raised eyebrows among observers. The description has been commonly used by extremist groups: The Islamic State has justified its attacks...
  • People Have A 'Fundamental Right' To Own Assault Weapons, Court Rules(WHAT!)

    02/05/2016 5:57:16 AM PST · by rktman · 25 replies
    thebaynet.com ^ | 2/4/2016 | Cristian Farias
    In a major victory for gun rights advocates, a federal appeals court on Thursday sided with a broad coalition of gun owners, businesses and organizations that challenged the constitutionality of a Maryland ban on assault weapons and other laws aimed at curbing gun violence. A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit said the state's prohibition on what the court called "the vast majority of semi-automatic rifles commonly kept by several million American citizens" amounted to a violation of their rights under the Constitution.
  • Refugees Go Clubbing In Russia, Harass Girls, Wake Up In Hospital The Next Morning

    02/05/2016 5:34:25 AM PST · by rktman · 67 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 2/4/2015 | Jacob Bojesson
    A group of 51 refugees were brutally assaulted outside a night club in Murmansk, Russia, after they groped and molested women at a night club Saturday. The refugees had previously been ordered to leave Norway for "bad behavior" and tried their luck in Russia. What they didn't realize when they went out clubbing in Murmansk is that Russians have less tolerance when it comes to sexual assault on local women than other European countries.
  • President Obama's remarks at the Islamic Society of Baltimore [Transcript]

    02/03/2016 2:56:57 PM PST · by amorphous · 25 replies
    The Baltimore Sun | 3 Feb 2016
    Transcript of President Barack Obama's remarks Wednesday at the Islamic Society of Baltimore, as released by the White House:
  • Obama's Mosque Speech Was A Dangerous Fantasy

    02/04/2016 12:46:11 PM PST · by Kaslin · 29 replies
    The Federalist ^ | February 4, 2016 | David Harsanyi
    Many of the president's ideas about 'tolerance' are antithetical to the American experience, not something to celebrate.For eight years now, the president has reprimanded the American people for their attitudes about Islam. And Barack Obama's big speech to the Islamic Society of Baltimore -- granted, filled with many harmless platitudes -- was no different, leaving little room for any honest dialogue about ideology or faith. Many of the president's ideas about "tolerance," in fact, are antithetical to the American experience, not something to celebrate. Acceptance of outsiders is an American virtue, yes. Do we have to embrace all ideas, as...
  • CARS LINED UP OUT OF TOWN as Hordes Attend Trump NH Rally

    02/04/2016 2:45:34 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 87 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 02/04/16 | Kristinn Taylor
    Donald Trump is drawing a huge crowd for his campaign rally in Exeter, New Hampshire at noon Thursday. The rally is being held at the historic Exeter Town Hall. CBS News reporter Jacqueline Alemany posted a photo to Twitter showing a long line of parked cars of rally attendees on a street that extended out of town. "Squeezing a Trump rally into the Exeter Town Hall is a sight to behold. Crowded, steamy, and scores of disappointed Trumpeters locked out." A photo posted to Twitter by the Cook Report's Dave Wasserman shows Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace and crew...
  • Bernie Sanders demands ‘living wage’ but pays his own interns $12 an hour

    02/04/2016 8:00:02 AM PST · by rktman · 22 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 2/4/2016 | Thomas Lifson
    Sanders has propelled himself to the near-top of the Democrats' favorite list based on, among many things, his support for a "living wage." "The current federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour is a starvation wage," the irascible senator proclaimed at a Capitol Hill rally last year, "and [it] must be raised to a living wage." That's a nice, and unrealistic, sentiment. But the problem is that Sanders doesn't think his own employees deserve that kind of pay. According to the Media Research Center, the Sanders campaign pays its interns only $12 an hour. That's a hefty sum for phone...
  • Richard Dreyfuss: Dick Cheney Is the ‘Most Despicable’ Man in History

    02/04/2016 7:48:21 AM PST · by rktman · 60 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | 2/3/2016 | Scott Whitlock
    Liberal actor Richard Dreyfuss on Wednesday couldn't resist trashing Dick Cheney as he promoted his new film role of Bernie Madoff. After Good Morning America co-host Amy Robach suggested he was playing "the most despicable man in modern history," Dreyfuss derided, "Actually, he is the second most despicable man because I've already played Dick Cheney." (In 2008, the actor played Cheney in W, the George Bush biography by liberal director Oliver Stone.) Dreyfuss continued, "So, I have to say that he was the second and I loved playing them both." This delighted Robach as the journalist laughed and admitted, "I'm...
  • Town Hall Attendee, Cooper Ask Hillary About How to ‘Defend’ Herself ‘from Right-Wing

    02/04/2016 7:39:46 AM PST · by rktman · 13 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | 2/3/2016 | Curtis Houck
    Hillary Clinton faced one of the biggest softballs of the campaign yet on Wednesday night when a questioner at CNN's Democratic Presidential Town Hall wondered about how she will "defend" herself "against right-wing attacks" "once you become the nominee and elected."
  • Border policewoman killed in Jerusalem attack carried out by three Arab terrorists

    02/04/2016 7:01:08 AM PST · by rktman · 11 replies
    jpost.com ^ | 2/4/2016 | Unknown
    A 19-year-old border policewoman was killed and another female officer critically wounded in an attack Wednesday at Damascus Gate by three Arab terrorists wielding machine guns, pipe bombs and knives. All three assailants were shot dead at the scene. Their explosives did not detonate and were later neutralized by a police bomb disposal team.
  • Rubio is a Hispanic Obama that Has a "R" by his Name.

    02/04/2016 4:50:36 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 75 replies
    02/04/16
    If you like the current condition of our Republic, then vote for Rubio. Rubio and Obama for the most part agree across the board. 1) Illegal Immigration and a Pathway to Citizenship 2) Rigged Trade Agreements that exports jobs overseas 3) Big supporter of H1-B that encourages U.S. companies, through taxes and regulations to fire their American workers and replace them with someone from overseas. 4) Going to war with Syria and endless perpetual state of war. 5) Rubio is in favor of big government. 6) Rubio is for the Police State. He wants to spy on all Americans, but...
  • What is Neo-Masculinity?

    02/03/2016 7:46:31 PM PST · by GrootheWanderer · 16 replies
    RooshV.com ^ | May 6, 2015 | Roosh
    Neomasculinity combines traditional beliefs, masculinity, and animal biology into one ideological system. It aims to aid men living in Westernized nations that lack qualities such as classical virtue, masculinity in males, femininity in females, and objectivity, especially concerning beauty ideals and human behavior. It also serves as an antidote for males who are being programmed to accept Western degeneracy, mindless consumerism, and immoral state authority. The purpose of this article is to list and describe the principal doctrines of neomasculinity.
  • Hillary Spox Accuses Heilemann of Trying to Trap Him Into Admitting She's a 'Liberal'

    02/03/2016 6:39:45 PM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 9 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Of all the things you can call John Heilemann, one thing you cannot is "clandestine Republican operative." So it might be a sign of just how frazzled the Hillary campaign has become that her spokesman has in essence accused Heilemann of being a GOP catspaw. On today's With All Due Respect, Heilemann pressed Clinton spox Brian Fallon as to whether Hillary would call herself a liberal. Fallon sought refuge behind the term "progressive." When Heilemann persisted, Fallon snapped "you're asking me because you want the RNC to clip this and turn it into a 15-second ad." Paging Richard Hofstadter's Paranoid...
  • Army, Marine chiefs: Require women to register for draft

    02/03/2016 3:33:03 PM PST · by robowombat · 16 replies
    The Hill ^ | By Rebecca Kheel - | Rebecca Kheel
    Army, Marine chiefs: Require women to register for draft By Rebecca Kheel - 02/02/16 02:02 PM EST Women should be required to register for the draft if all combat jobs are going to be open to them, the top generals of the Marines and Army said Tuesday. “Every American who’s physically qualified should register for the draft,” Gen. Robert Neller, commandant of the Marine Corps, told the Senate Armed Services Committee. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley agreed with Neller. “I think that all eligible and qualified men and women should register for the draft,” he said. The two...
  • Chicago teachers union rejects contract offer, will likely go on strike(kids safe!)

    02/03/2016 9:29:33 AM PST · by rktman · 6 replies
    hotair.com ^ | 2/2/2016 | Jazz Shaw
    Whenever you're feeling down in the dumps, distressed at the turn of events in the world or simply empty inside, just remember one thing: you could always live in Chicago, so things could be worse. (With apologies, if you happen to actually live in Chicago. I got nothing for ya.) Out in the Windy City there's been a cavalcade of news surrounding the administration of Rahm Emanuel, his police department, his budget, his crime rate and all manner of disasters. But this story has to do with the teachers union. After months of tense negotiations with the city, talks over...
  • Chicago Seminary Launches ‘White Privilege Glasses’ Campaign(First Iowa now..)

    02/03/2016 8:58:08 AM PST · by rktman · 31 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 2/3/2016 | Peter Hasson
    Chicago Theological Seminary launched a new campaign on Monday intended to raise awareness about white people's ignorance of their own "white privilege." The campaign centers around a YouTube video titled "White Privilege Glasses," in which a young white male receives a pair of "white privilege glasses" that allow him to see the world that black people see, a world in which street signs literally read "slave owner" and sneering police officers go out of their way to be physically aggressive.
  • Undergrads schooled in 'eliminating ignorance'

    02/03/2016 8:19:01 AM PST · by rktman · 27 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 2/3/2016 | Cheryl Chumley
    Iowa State University Iowa State University is poised to hold its 16th annual "Social Justice Summit," the day-and-a-half long workshop designed to eliminate prejudice, discrimination and hate from the hearts of attending undergraduates. "{It's} an event designed for undergraduate students aimed at providing them with the opportunity to increase their awareness surrounding issues of inclusion and to develop action plans that will assist them in being agents of change on campus," the university says on its website. Campus Reform reported the event is set for February 19 and February 20. The school's website goes on: "Social justice is the continuous...
  • THE TRUTH ABOUT RACE IN AMERICA THAT NO ONE DARES SPEAK

    02/03/2016 6:51:18 AM PST · by Dick Bachert · 25 replies
    Ray McBerry ^ | 2 3 2016 | Ray McBerry
    There is a dangerous silence which currently exists among polite and public company in America today regarding the issue of race, a silence which is more dangerous than any perceived outrage by any of the parties which have a stake in the outcome. As a white Christian Southerner -- and a white Christian American -- I know very few people who look like me who think less of black Americans simply because of the colour of their skin. I'm sure there are those who do; I just do not keep company with them. Likewise, I have many black Christian friends...
  • The blood sport of Iowa: A squeaker victory, losers who "win" and the msm's bizarre caucus narrative

    02/03/2016 1:01:12 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 37 replies
    Salon ^ | February 2, 2016 | Andrew O'Hehir
    It was getting on toward 2 o'clock on Tuesday morning after the bewildering Iowa caucuses, so I can't be too sure about anything. As the TV coverage wound down into nothingness, Chris Matthews of MSNBC became increasingly disgruntled about the lack of clear winners and losers in the Hawkeye State, at least in the Democratic photo finish between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. Getting to hear the losers make concession speeches is what makes our democracy exciting, he insisted. Iowa in 2016, according to the Matthews worldview, was not exciting. "This was just vague," he muttered. He may actually have...
  • GLADYS AYLWARD Small Woman, Big Heart, Great Faith (and brought Ingrid Bergman to Christ)

    02/02/2016 3:29:01 PM PST · by robowombat · 17 replies
    Intervarsity Christian Fellowship ^ | November 18, 2007 | Jack Voelkel
    November 18, 2007 By Jack Voelkel GLADYS AYLWARD Small Woman, Big Heart, Great Faith The half-starved Chinese prisoners in Yangcheng were rioting. In the center was a man with a large bloody kitchen meat cleaver. All were shouting. Several men had already collapsed on the ground, mortally wounded. The warden called to A-Weh-Deh, “Go in and stop them!” The woman known to foreigners by her English name, Gladys Aylward, stood trembling at the entrance. “Why me?” she gasped. The warden challenged, “You tell us your God is all powerful. Is He or is He not?” “He is,” she declared, seeking...
  • Pope Francis: Killing Us Softly

    02/02/2016 9:16:47 AM PST · by ebb tide · 14 replies
    American Thinker ^ | January 31, 2016 | Bruce Robinson
    For six days straight during his visit to the United States last year, Pope Francis was, to borrow a phrase from Norman Gimbel, "killing us softly with his words." The boulevards of New York, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C. were lined with adoring throngs as the Pope benignly smiled and blessed these hundreds of thousands of immigrant Americans -- especially the newest illegal arrivals from the other side of our southern border.
  • Rising gun violence in Toronto: Is the weather to blame?

    02/02/2016 7:55:36 AM PST · by rktman · 22 replies
    www.cbc.ca ^ | 2/1/2016 | unknown
    The recent spate of shootings in this city has a lot of people asking why it's happening and how concerned we should be about our safety. After two people were killed and three more injured in Chinatown early Sunday morning, those questions are being asked more and more. The shooting happened on Spadina near Nassau Street, when a gunman opened fire on a group of men outside a restaurant. It's the ninth homicide in the city this year. Eight of those killings involved firearms. That brings the number of shootings up by about 100 per cent over this month last...
  • Clueless in Cambridge

    02/02/2016 6:59:42 AM PST · by Academiadotorg · 7 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | March 9, 2010 | Malcolm A. Kline
    The last Republican president and his Democratic successor both graduated from schools within Harvard University and that should probably be a literal red flag. "Understanding Harvard Law School is very important to understanding our president, Barack Obama," Texas attorney Ted Cruz said in an interview with scholar Marvin Olasky that appeared in the November 7, 2009 issue of World magazine. "He is very much a creature of Harvard Law." "To understand what that means you have to understand that there were more self-declared communists on the Harvard faculty that there were Republicans," Cruz avers. "Every single idea this president has...
  • Poll: 91% Of Americans Aren’t Worried About Global Warming

    02/02/2016 6:40:07 AM PST · by rktman · 13 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 2/2/2016 | Michael Bastasch
    A YouGov poll of 18,000 people in 17 countries found only 9.2 percent of Americans rank global warming as their biggest concern. Only Saudi Arabians were less concerned about global warming at 5.7 percent. The biggest concern for Americans was global terrorism - 28 percent of Americans polled listed this as their top issue. Despite a big PR push by President Barack Obama to tout his administration's global warming agenda, most Americans have been unconvinced it's the country's most pressing issue. A Fox News poll from November found only 3 percent of Americans list global warming as their top concern.
  • No Justice. No Football.(social justice warriors/blm)

    02/02/2016 5:56:44 AM PST · by rktman · 11 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 2/2/2016 | Debra J. Saunders
    For me, the big question isn't which team wins in that football thing this weekend. The real big question is whether local anarchists and malcontents will try to shut down any big-name bridges, freeways or otherwise jam up the Bay Area's Super Bowl festivities. Social media and news organizations report chatter of a big protest a-brewing. San Francisco Chronicle staff writer Kevin Fagan -- master of the protest beat -- told me, "Chances are very good that a major disruption will be attempted at least." In Iowa, if you build it, they will come. In the Bay Area, if you...
  • When punishing dissenters is in vogue

    02/01/2016 2:21:52 PM PST · by TBP · 28 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Monday, February 1, 2016 | Tammy Bruce
    The appeal of Mr. Trump, in its face, is clear. He rips away the scourge of political correctness, a virus that is destroying the country from within. We’re all rightly concerned about terrorism, but that’s a cancer that will only finish off this nation. The tipping point for me was last week’s absurd drama surrounding new attacks by the Trump gang on Fox News’ Megyn Kelly. She’s “unfair” we’re told, and shouldn’t moderate the debate. This stemmed from the first debate when Ms. Kelly asked Mr. Trump to explain his attitude toward women many consider misogynistic. Yes, you can be...
  • WHY THE LEFT CAN’T UNDERSTAND ISLAM

    02/01/2016 1:24:05 PM PST · by servo1969 · 39 replies
    Frontpagemag.com ^ | 2-1-2016 | Daniel Greenfield
    The left's greatest intellectual error is its conviction that the world can be divided into a binary power struggle in which both sides agree on the nature of the struggle, but disagree on the outcome. For leftists of a certain generation, it was class. Marx began the Communist Manifesto by laying out a primal class struggle throughout human history. For Marxists, everything in the world could be broken down to a class struggle with the wealthy oppressors on one side and the oppressed on the other. It didn't matter that this model didn't fit a reality in which Communists leaders...
  • Sowell: Random Thoughts

    02/01/2016 11:27:03 AM PST · by jazusamo · 28 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | February 2, 2016 | Thomas Sowell
    Random thoughts on the passing scene: Will this November's presidential election come down to a choice between a felon and a pied piper? People who call Barack Obama a lame duck president seem not to have noticed that he is exercising more power than ever, and has turned the Republican Congress into a lame duck branch of government. The best New Year's Resolution I ever made was to stop trying to reason with unreasonable people. That may be especially valuable during an election year. With 4 of the 9 Supreme Court justices being more than 75 years old, the next...
  • California of the Dark Ages

    02/01/2016 10:15:14 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 57 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 1-31-16 | Victor Davis Hanson
    <p>I recently took a few road trips longitudinally and latitudinally across California. The state bears little to no resemblance to what I was born into. In a word, it is now a medieval place of lords and peasants-and few in between. Or rather, as I gazed out on the California Aqueduct, the Golden Gate Bridge and the San Luis Reservoir, I realized we are like the hapless, squatter Greeks of the Dark Ages, who could not figure out who those mythical Mycenaean lords were that built huge projects still standing in their midst, long after Lord Ajax and King Odysseus disappeared into exaggeration and myth. Henry Huntington built the entire Big Creek Hydroelectric Project in the time it took our generation to go to three hearings on a proposed dam.</p>
  • This Is the Jeff Sessions Election and the GOP Is Just Along for the Ride’

    02/01/2016 8:12:51 AM PST · by Rockitz · 25 replies
    TalkingPointsMemo.com ^ | 1 Feb 2016 | Lauren Fox
    To be candid, there’s not usually a line of reporters waiting to talk to Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL). But last week, with only four days to go until the Iowa caucuses, the 69-year-old glassy-eyed former U.S. attorney nearly forgot to cast his vote on a routine matter he was so busy moving from one interview to the next outside of the Senate chamber. The four-term senator is hardly a new face in the Republican Party, nor is the soft-spoken and twangy Sessions considered the party’s rising star. But suddenly, almost out of nowhere, and for reasons even he doesn’t fully...
  • Trump screws everyone but himself

    02/01/2016 6:05:20 AM PST · by rktman · 55 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 2/1/2016 | Ed Lasky
    So Iowans and all people should be forewarned. You are entrusting your precious support and vote for a man who has fraudulently represented himself as someone standing up for the little guy. In reality, he has only cared about the man whose name he emblazons on every item he could. His campaign is not about you -- it is about him. And he will screw you, as he always has done.
  • "We"-sel Words: Libs exempt selves from collective guilt

    01/31/2016 5:27:02 PM PST · by Daniel Clark · 3 replies
    The Shinbone: The Frontier of the Free Press ^ | January 31, 2016 | Daniel Clark
    "We"-sel Words: Libs exempt selves from collective guilt by Daniel Clark One of liberals' many assaults on the English language is in their tendency to use the first-person plural when referring to groups of people that do not include themselves. Take, for example, embittered former first lady Rosalynn Carter, who once said about her husband's successor, Ronald Reagan, "I think this president makes us comfortable with our prejudices." By saying this, Mrs. Carter was not confessing to harboring prejudices of her own. Rather, the "us" of whom she spoke was the electorate, who presumably were not motivated by prejudice when...
  • Former Obama Fundraiser Don Peebles: “I Think Donald Trump Is Poised to Win it

    01/31/2016 4:49:39 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 8 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 01/31/16 | Jim Hoft
    On Sunday Peebles told Neil Cavuto that Trump is poised to win. Don Peebles: "On the Republican side for president, governors, Donald Trump, so you got people who know how to manage things. New York City is an example of what you can get with incompetent management. Neil Cavuto: Ted Cruz said he (Donald Trump) can win the whole thing if he wins in Iowa. What do you think of that? Can he go on to win it all? wrote Don Peebles: Oh, I think Donald Trump is poised to win it all.
  • The focus is on learning not living for ScHOLA2Rs House (segregation)

    01/31/2016 12:20:35 PM PST · by Gumption · 12 replies
    Daily Campus ^ | January 26, 2016 | Julia Werth
    The recently announced ScHOLA2RS House was met with an overwhelming response from the UConn community including everything from excitement at the opportunities that will be provided to shock at the idea of housing based on race. "I was not pleased, my immediate thought was 'What?'" Haddiyyah Ali, a fourth-semester Africana studies and political science major said. "I know there had to be a lot of research that went into it...but just for me coming from a student perspective, my initial thought was what about black women and girls - what about us?" The idea behind the ScHOLA2RS House is to...