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  • Baltimore 2013. Teacher rips pupils: They defecate on desks, steal, assault, set fires, trash school

    05/04/2015 7:00:58 PM PDT · by concernedcitizen76 · 21 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 08.01.2013 | G. Kane
    "Regarding your recent editorial, 'How to end the killing,' your last paragraph made me want to vomit. 'No doubt, Baltimore needs effective police and prosecutors, ample drug treatment, better schools, and more economic opportunities.' "I have taught in the Baltimore public school system for the past two decades. What we need is better students. We have many excellent teachers. I cannot count the number of students who have physically destroyed property in the schools." "They have trashed brand new computers, destroyed exit signs, set multiple fires, destroyed many, many lockers, stolen teachers' school supplies, written their filth on the...
  • More than the police politicians need to wear body cameras

    05/04/2015 6:31:50 PM PDT · by GilGil · 20 replies
    CNN ^ | 5/3/2015 | Tanzina Vega
    Washington has a new answer to growing concerns about police brutality: body cameras. After a series of controversial -- and deadly -- confrontations between law enforcement officers and minorities, the Department of Justice is launching a $20 million pilot program to implement body cameras nationwide. The department will spend another $1 million to study the impact of cameras. Meanwhile, cameras are being backed by members of both parties, with Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton calling them a tool to "increase transparency and accountability." In March, Sen. Rand Paul, a GOP presidential candidate, and several Democrats introduced a bill to establish...
  • Theological Faggoting: Liberation Theology Producing Gay Theology in Brazil

    05/04/2015 5:52:54 PM PDT · by juliosevero · 1 replies
    Last Days Watchman ^ | Julio Severo
    Theological Faggoting: Liberation Theology and Theology of Integral Mission Environment Producing Gay Theology in Brazil How to understand the development of the most advanced homosexual theology in Brazil By Julio Severo Introduction When I had already finished this report, a bombshell came: Toni Reis, the founder of ABGLT, gave a speech in a sex education class in the Evangelical College of Paraná, Brazil, in late April 2015. ABGLT, the largest homosexual organization in Brazil, has today consultative status in the United Nations system. Reis filed complaints in 2013 against Rev. Silas Malafaia, the most prominent Assemblies of God minister...
  • Ever notice something is always left out of some crime reports?

    05/04/2015 4:48:29 PM PDT · by Starman417 · 25 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 05-04-15 | DrJohn
      Brian Moore is dead. He was shot in the face two days ago. Moore was 25 at the time of his death. Since joining the NYPD five years ago he made 150 arrests and was awarded two exceptional police service medals and two meritorious police service medals. Here is the ABC News account of the story. Go read it. I'll wait. Notice anything missing? Here are the accounts of the Michael Brown shooting. CNN: Monday was supposed to be Michael Brown's first day at technical college. Instead, his parents were planning his funeral. The 18-year-old was shot by a...
  • U of Michigan Student Called Racist, Removed from Staff for Asking what Acronym Meant

    05/04/2015 1:43:33 PM PDT · by rightistight · 83 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 5/4/15 | Aurelius
    A University of Michigan student was removed from the school’s Residence Staff for asking what an acronym meant and was called “racist” for laughing at a subsequent joke. The student, identified by the school’s newspaper only as “Chris,” was having a text conversation with other Resident Staff members over the internet. At one point he noticed that one member, who happened to be an African American woman, changed her handle to “Markley’s BBW.” Mary Markley Hall is a residence hall at the university. Chris subsequently asked, “What does BBW stand for?” to which another staff member responded, “bad baby walrus,”...
  • The invasion of Texas

    05/04/2015 12:45:39 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    The Greensboro News & Record ^ | May 4, 2015 | Doug Clark
    Speaking of Texas, we're really getting a sad picture of right-wing paranoid extremism. A planned military exercise called Jade Helm 15 is seen as a cover for an Obama administration operation to take over the state. And if you're a Republican Texas politician like Gov. Greg Abbott or Sen. Ted Cruz, you have to act as if these are legitimate concerns. Not that he distrusts the military exactly, Cruz said, but "we have seen, for six years, a federal government disrespecting the liberty of the citizens. That produces fear, when you see a government that is attacking our free speech...
  • Islam and Cultural Jihad

    05/04/2015 12:09:49 PM PDT · by PoliticallyShort · 5 replies
    PoliticallyShort.com ^ | 05/04/2015 | PoliticallyShort
    “The belief that Islam is a peaceful religion and that Islamic terrorists have twisted that faith to unrecognizable extremes is a false interpretation that surrounds today’s narrative regarding Islam”, writes Robert Spencer of Jihad Watch. The greater overall threat this misconception poses is neglected because of fear and outright denial to acknowledge what or who our enemy truly is. The more we lie to ourselves and allow our politicians, media and government officials to lie to us, the more we enable terrorists to become embolden. Spencer further notes, “we cannot possible defeat an enemy whom we refuse to understand, refuse...
  • Filmmaker Demands Police Be Disarmed [semi-satire]

    05/04/2015 12:06:25 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 3 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 1 May 2015 | John Semmens
    Documentary filmmaker Michael Moore issued a statement demanding that police officers in America be barred from carrying firearms and that all imprisoned African Americans be released. Moore says he sees this "as a long term balancing of the scales. For hundreds of years in this country Blacks were enslaved and at the mercy of white overlords. Cosmic justice cries out for a reversal of this tyranny of white over Black. Let's see how the white man fares under racial oppression." The looting of white-owned businesses in Baltimore was characterized by Moore as "long overdue reparations for slavery" and the random...
  • Greenfield: The Truth About Baltimore

    05/04/2015 11:28:45 AM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 24 replies
    Sultan Knish blog ^ | Monday, May 04, 2015 | Daniel Greenfield
    Monday, May 04, 2015 The Truth About Baltimore Posted by Daniel Greenfield @ the Sultan Knish blog The real victim in Baltimore is not Freddie Gray, a repeat loser who eventually died as he had lived, being arrested by the police. The real victims are not the thugs smashing and looting stores. It isn’t the young black men disproportionately stopped by the racist majority black police force in Baltimore under a racist black police commissioner for doing nothing wrong except the usual drug and weapons charges. It’s not even the “majority of law-abiding Baltimore families” referenced by politicians. 85% of...
  • If I Were Grand Dragon of the Ku Klux Klan

    05/04/2015 11:12:38 AM PDT · by dignitasnews · 8 replies
    Dignitas News Service ^ | November 1, 2014 | Paul M Winters
    In 1965 radio legend Paul Harvey first aired his now-famous piece entitled If I were the Devil which examined the steps the Great Deceiver would likely take in order to win the battle for man's soul. The agenda listed matched (frighteningly) the realities of an American culture  which has gone from a God-fearing and industrious nation into one ripe for misery and plunder.  Like so many Progressives, Earl Ofari Hutchinson used the lead-up to the midterm elections to warn in the "Huffington Post" that A Republican Wave Will Further Sink Black America and throughout the year the Democratic Party has made ceaseless attempts to paint conservatives...
  • Baltimore Gang Member Calling for Jobs is Rebuffed by Democrat Lawmaker

    05/04/2015 10:55:22 AM PDT · by dignitasnews · 61 replies
    Dignitas News Service ^ | May 3, 2015 | Paul M Winters
    In the midst of the turmoil in Baltimore this week, a succinct assessment of the needs of young black men living in liberal inner-city strongholds was delivered by a self-identified gang member, who made it clear that jobs are what these young men need, his call almost immediately rebuffed by a leading Democrat lawmaker. The press conference was arranged by City Councilman President Bernard C. "Jack" Young and other city "leaders" at the Baltimore City Hall as a call to other local youth to end the rioting plaguing the city all week in the wake of the death of Freddie Gray. Back...
  • A Pox on Baltimore

    05/04/2015 10:34:56 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/04/15 | Al Caruba
    A pox on Baltimore and on all the politicians from the President on down who keep telling us the police are the problem, not the world of Freddie Gray’s roaming our city’s streets Thanks to an infection and the antibiotics taken to rid myself of it, I have had several days of being able to do little more than watch the news on television, listen to it on the radio, and reading about it in my daily edition of The Wall Street Journal. If there was anything else happening in the world, you would not know it because it was...
  • How Prison Rape is Being Used Against Christians

    05/04/2015 10:18:30 AM PDT · by lifeofgrace · 10 replies
    Charting Course ^ | 5/4/15 | Steve Berman
    Even inmates will be made to care about the liberal Gaystapo-obsessed quest to quash Christians. In 2003, both houses of Congress passed the Prison Rape Elimination Act by unanimous consent, and President Bush signed it into law.  Unfortunately, implementation of the law was left to future administrations, and if you give a mile of authority to the Jacobins in the Obama administration, they take a marathon. After years of ruminating over how to prevent violent inmates from playing “don’t drop the soap,” the government published its final PREA standards in June 2012.  Now states have to comply with these regulations or face...
  • Our cops will be re-learning policing, just not the how the Left expects

    05/04/2015 10:00:28 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 2 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 5/4/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    The Associated Press is asking whether our police will change the way they deliver service to the people of the cities and towns they patrol. The answer is a definite Yes and No. Yes they will; but No; those who will be watching won’t perceive the difference. Police work requires the continual processing of data drawn from your surroundings. What a police officer sees and does not see is far more subjective than those who have never done a tour in a radio car can possibly imagine. As a patrol officer you process information constantly and on some days make...
  • The GOP presidential field is unusually diverse. But the party’s agenda isn’t.

    05/04/2015 9:53:52 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 16 replies
    Washington Post - Plum Line ^ | May 4, 2015 | Paul Waldman
    It’s a big week in the Republican presidential primaries. Today, Carly Fiorina and Ben Carson both announced their candidacies, and Mike Huckabee is expected to make his official tomorrow. Now that the field is filling out (though there are still plenty of candidates in the running-but-officially-not-yet-running category), it’s looking a little unusual.In fact, the group of Republicans running for president is almost everything the Republican Party itself is not: it’s demographically diverse, it’s less wealthy than you might expect, and it’s extremely young. The question is whether voters will look at them and say that the GOP really has changed.By...
  • Baltimore: Truths. Half-truths. Lies.

    05/04/2015 8:41:10 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 7 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 5/4/15 | Ed Wood
    I am reluctant to start this article now since so much of the Baltimore disaster is still unfolding. But I will try to document some of the facts, as far we know them, before they get swept under the rug of even more crucial events. The Baltimore riots are a serious problem. That much we do know. Would I be too politically incorrect to call them race riots? Probably, although from what we have seen on TV, virtually all the participants are African-Americans. But one would assume that in order to be considered a race riot, there would have to...
  • Vatican rewriting American Founding Father History

    05/04/2015 8:31:53 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 25 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/04/15 | Judi Mcleod
    It is well past time for the Vatican to yank Pope Francis from the classroom of Obama the Professor and to force him back into the Classroom of Christ, the Classroom of Saving Souls In an upside-down world where revisionists get to do the rewriting of history and truth, it seems that the ‘Star Pupil’ in the wicked classroom of President Barack Obama is none other than Pope Francis. This is the worldwide image of Pope Francis over the Internet. And if that image is the wrong one, then neither the Pope nor the Vatican is doing anything to try...
  • Report: World Health Organization Failed at Ebola Response

    05/04/2015 8:29:51 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/04/15 | Sierra Rayne
    This failure to act with resolve by all parties will lead to future international health crises that are worse than need be. A new report by The Heritage Foundation analyzes the international response to the Ebola epidemic during 2013 and 2014. The findings are not good news for the World Health Organization (WHO), whose track record has been less than stellar over time. The report’s editors—James Jay Carafano, Charlotte Florance, and Daniel Kaniewski—arrived at the following conclusion: “Politicization within the organization and inefficient lines of authority severely limited WHO’s ability to respond swiftly and effectively to the EVD outbreak in...
  • Free Speech Monday: That’s Going to Cost You, Infidel

    05/04/2015 8:17:29 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 7 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 5-4-2015 | MOTUS
    And what, exactly, does that mean? “…he pledges allegiance to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi when he says “The bro with me and myself have given bay’ah to Amirul Mu’mineen”. According to Walid Shoebat, Amirul Mu’mineed means “prince of the faithful” which is referring to the ISIS Caliph Baghdadi.” What was Pamela Geller (Atlas Shrugged) thinking!? Sponsoring a “Draw Mohammad” contest?Insulting the “religion of peace” like that, why, she was just asking for it! (I hope that’s not considered a microaggression on my part by the campus speech police.) The event was sponsored by the American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI) and attended by...
  • Message from Garland, Texas to Baltimore, Maryland

    05/04/2015 8:05:19 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 9 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/04/15 | Judi Mcleod
    #copssavecivilianlives A clear and timely message to Baltimore, Maryland from Garland, Texas last night: police officers, risking their lives to do their jobs, keep civilian society safe. Proven countless times and now once again: Civilian lives are safer, thanks to thousands of police forces across America, whose intent is ‘To Serve and Protect’. “Two gunmen were killed by police Sunday night after they opened fire wounding a security officer at a Texas art competition featuring works depicting the Muslim prophet Muhammad, a practice that is strictly forbidden in Islam.” (Matthew Vadum, May 4, 2015)
  • UT: Armed Man Stops Crime Spree, Media notices!

    05/04/2015 6:03:36 AM PDT · by marktwain · 5 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 3 May, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    A small number of violent criminals commit a large number of violent crimes.   These criminals only recognize naked force;  sometimes the person with a gun who stops them is a victim who is armed; sometimes it is a concerned citizen; sometimes it is the police.  In this case in Utah, the criminal committed multiple crimes in one morning, with multiple warrants for his arrest pending prior to that.  From fox13now.com: FOX 13 News’ Robert Boyd reports a resident of an apartment was nearly hit at some point as the suspects drove through a grassy area during their escape. “I...
  • America, Wake The Hell Up

    05/04/2015 4:49:59 AM PDT · by SatinDoll · 42 replies
    The Market-Ticker ^ | May 5, 2015 | Karl Denninger
    Folks, there is exactly one way you're going to put a stop to this sort of nonsense: At the end of October, IT employees at Walt Disney Parks and Resorts were called, one-by-one, into conference rooms to receive notice of their layoffs. Multiple conference rooms had been set aside for this purpose, and in each room an executive read from a script informing the worker that their last day would be Jan. 30, 2015. Some workers left the rooms crying; others appeared shocked. This went on all day. As each employee received a call to go to a conference room,...
  • Baltimore's Self-Immolation: Democrats, You Built That

    05/04/2015 4:01:38 AM PDT · by lifeofgrace · 10 replies
    Charting Course ^ | 5/4/15 | Steve Berman
    Nothing sharpens the focus on the Unbridgeable Crevice separating th*g (the word “thug” is now banned) apologists on the far left from those of us who use words because they mean something than Baltimore’s self-immolation. It’s really a tale of two cities, depending on who’s telling the tale. The borderline-Jacobins at Slate, who believe spanking is child abuse, and personal responsibility is out of fashion, try to explain looting away as a social phenomenon: “Why would anyone burn down the only CVS in their neighborhood?” The reason, I think, is likely the same reason that poor black Americans in cities across...
  • Vanderbilt Prof Blames Riots On ‘White Privilege,’ Calls For Massive Surveillance Of White People

    05/04/2015 12:37:15 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 72 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | May 3, 2015 | Eric Owens, education editor
    A black sociology professor at Vanderbilt University is arguing that “white privilege” is to blame for last week’s riots and looting in Baltimore, Md. The professor, Tony N. Brown, took to the op-ed pages of The Tennessean late last week to make the claim. White people act “routinely to harm, demean, and damage black and brown people,” Brown wrote in Nashville’s main newspaper. These actions “explain the lofty levels of frustration and despair among black and brown youth The professor, who has a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan, cites other unrelated incidents as evidence of the riots after the...
  • Raider Mosby: A few notes on what we have learned regarding Baltimore.

    05/03/2015 8:43:54 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    few notes on what we have learned about law, race, order and the media after Baltimore, the largest city in my home state of Maryland, whose gleaming white stoops once stood for a city’s pride in its law and order and self-discipline. First, Marilyn Mosby should not be allowed to be a law clerk, let alone a state’s attorney/prosecutor. To prosecute police officers EXPLICITLY to please a mob (“I have heard your cries about ‘no justice, no peace’…”) is exactly the opposite of what a prosecutor should do. That is, to prosecute only when the facts and law demand it....
  • Free Speech on Campus: ‘[Expletive] Masculinity’, ‘Fight the Straightness’

    05/03/2015 8:11:47 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | May 2, 2015 | Casey Breznick
    The not-so-tolerant left fears nothing. Let me preface this by asking: Is anyone really surprised? This past May Day students and faculty at Cornell marched across campus and sat in a street intersection for over an hour delivering riveting speeches about everything they detest about this country, their university, and their peers. They later paraded through the farewell party for Cornell’s outgoing president of nine years, and for about twenty minutes chanted and delivered speeches from the stage where a jazz band was playing. You can read my more comprehensive recap of events over at The Cornell Review. At the...
  • Islamic Extremist Twitter Account Took Credit for Texas Terrorist Attack Before Shooting Happened

    05/03/2015 7:48:45 PM PDT · by rightistight · 29 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 5/3/15 | Aurelius
    A twitter account stated that the shooting at a Muhammad Art Exhibit in Texas today were inspired by Muhammad before media had reported on the attack. The attack took place just before 8pm EST. The earliest news agencies have stated the attack occurred was at "just before 7 CST," or 8pm EST. Just before the time of the attacks, at 7:35 EST, well news agencies had reported the attacks, an Islamic twitter account reported that an attack was about to take place: The tweet reads, "The bro with me and myself have given bay'ah to Amirul Mu'mineen. May Allah accept...
  • A young prosecutor looks to make a name on the backs of Baltimore cops

    05/03/2015 6:12:44 PM PDT · by Starman417 · 16 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 05-03-15 | DrJohn
    illegal because it was based on finding a knife on Freddie Gray. Mosby asserted that the knife was legal under Maryland law. However, as Branca points out, there are often differences between city and state regulations: Indeed, the City of Baltimore has adopted as an ordinance its City Code §59-22, which states in relevant part: Switch-blade knives. (a) Possession or sale, etc., prohibited. It shall be unlawful for any person to sell, carry, or possess any knife with an automatic spring. Thus (and again assuming Gray’s knife was spring-assisted, as widely reported), even if Mosby is correct (unlikely) that the...
  • Armed American Radio (5-3-15)

    05/03/2015 4:55:53 PM PDT · by RandallFlagg · 1 replies
    Armed American Radio ^ | 5-3-15 | RandallFlagg
    The Armed American Radio broadcast with Mark Walters is on every Sunday 8PM Eastern, 5PM Pacific. Coming to you live from the Crossbreed Holsters Studio. Find AAR on your local stationFacebookListen LiveThe AAR iTunes podcasts are usually available the following Monday Are you sad because the GunTalk radio show with the awesome Tom Gresham ended it's last few minutes, and you have to wait a week for another firearms-related radio show to appear so you can listen? Do you crave to hear from the experts across the nation about our current problems regarding twisted politicians inflicting their anti-gun agendas on...
  • The Owners of the Out Hotel on Why They Hosted Ted Cruz and the Backlash From the Gay Community

    05/03/2015 3:47:09 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    New York Magazine's Daily Intelligencer ^ | May 1, 2015 | Carl Swanson
    Ten days ago, the real-estate investor Ian Reisner and his business and former romantic partner Mati Weiderpass — who, among other things, own the Out Hotel on West 42nd Street — had a dinner party at the duplex they still own together on Central Park South. Their guest that night was the vehemently conservative Texas senator and Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz, and his wife. Their old friend Kalman Sporn, an advisor to Cruz’s team on the Middle East, was the man who brought them all together, and after the food, they settled into the Art Deco chairs and had...
  • Baltimore Mayor Apologizes for Calling Rioters "Thugs" [semi-satire]

    05/03/2015 3:33:45 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 4 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 1 May 2015 | John Semmens
    Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, whose infamous order to police to "give protestors space to destroy," sheepishly apologized to residents who participated in looting stores, burning buildings, and assaulting passersby for using the term "thugs" to describe their behavior. "My use of the word 'thugs' implied that these people were engaged in criminal acts," she said. "I have since been informed that stealing toilet paper, trashing the businesses of owners who had nothing to do with the death of Mr. Gray, and beating up white people foolish enough to venture into the streets were acts of righteous rage." The Mayor maintained...
  • Baltimore riots were caused by capitalism and cops, not poverty

    05/03/2015 12:07:27 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 40 replies
    Axis of Logic ^ | May 3, 2015 | Ted Rall, Smirking Chimp
    The race riots that followed the recent murders of unarmed black men by police in places like Ferguson and Baltimore have liberal commentators and politicians placing the blame on poverty, specifically among inner-city African-Americans. This is an American tradition: progressives wrote similar editorials calling for antipoverty programs, and politicians issued (empty) promises to enact them, after the Rodney King beating in Los Angeles provoked rioting in the South Central neighborhood in the early 1990s, and following the even bigger urban conflagrations of 1968 in Detroit, Newark and Watts. I grew up poor, and I have struggled financially. I hate poverty;...
  • Let's end this FReepathon this week!

    05/03/2015 11:42:56 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    Free Republic ^ | May 3, 2015 | 2ndDivisionVet
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  • Ted Cruz: Like Father, Like Son

    05/03/2015 11:19:01 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    American Clarion ^ | May 3, 2015 | Bob Ellis
    Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) is the man I’m enthusiastically (yes, I said enthusiastically) supporting for president in 2016. Cruz has the most consistently conservative record of all the candidates who have announced or are being discussed today. Not one of the most–THE most consistently conservative. While some Republicans just talk about opposing the Leftist agenda, and some “Republicans” actually help protect and advance the Leftist agenda, it was Ted Cruz who was going to the mat and trying to stop it, like he did with the effort to defund ObamaCare before that unholy mess got started two years ago. When...
  • AFTER CANCELLING CHRISTIAN BAKER’S DONATION PAGE, ‘GOFUNDME’ NOW SHUTS DOWN BALTIMORE COPS’ PAGE!

    05/03/2015 11:03:49 AM PDT · by Shery · 68 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | 2 May, 2015 | Soopermexican
    The “GoFundMe” crowdsource fundraising site has shut down a donation page for the legal costs of the Baltimore police officers involved in the death of Freddie Gray, after they shut down the donation page for a Christian bakery that was being punished
  • Hillary Calls for Restoring Faith in Government [semi-satire]

    05/03/2015 10:51:44 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 6 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 1 May 2015 | John Semmens
    Former Secretary of State and current candidate for president Hillary Clinton bemoaned "the erosion of people's faith in government" and alleged that "it undermines the ability of those of us who are trying to lead." Clinton brushed aside widely perceived impressions that government has done a bad job by pointing out the early history of Christianity's failures. "Jesus' performance compares quite unfavorably with what modern government has been able to deliver," she said. "His people—the Christians—faced centuries of persecution. They were crucified. They were torn apart and devoured by wild animals for the amusement of spectators in the arenas of...
  • UVA Students Start "Microaggression" Facebook Page, Prove they are Offended by Everything

    05/03/2015 10:38:04 AM PDT · by rightistight · 74 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 5/3/15 | Aurelius
    The students of the University of Virginia have started a "microaggression" page on Facebook, which aims to give light to racist undertones on campus. While some statements made to students are clearly racist, many others are extremely innocuous and clearly not offensive. These following "microaggressions" prove that UVA students are offended by pretty much everything. It is now a microaggression to ask someone's major: It is now a microaggression to describe someone as funny and carefree: It is now a microaggression to ask someone to repeat their name:
  • Taking Back America, Part 3

    05/03/2015 10:10:19 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 7 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 5/3/15 | John C. Velisek USN (Ret.)
    Pundits tell us that the Republican Party will never win the black vote. Is there a reason for that? Is it perhaps because conservatives put an emphasis on personal responsibility and the rights of the individual? But does a black man care less about his child’s education than a white man? Does a black man working two jobs to put his child through college care any less about the cost of insurance, or if he has to worry about a politically correct response to the burning question of what he wants out of life? I am a retired military veteran...
  • Not My Horse, But This Is My Rodeo

    05/03/2015 8:24:43 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 3 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 5-3-2015 | MOTUS
    Appearing on David Letterman last Thursday, Lady M proved again that you can never do too much self promotion (partial list so far this year: Kimmel, Fallon, Ellen, Glamour, Night Shift, and last butt hardly least, the Black Girls Rock! event).Black Girl, rockin’Donning a regal purple v-neck, flared dress MO dished with Dave on things like Joining Forces - Lady M’s military PR program - and college education (everyone should get one; for free).Then things shifted to more serious issues: Lady M’s career after being FLOTUS: she’s either going to be president, or a nanny for David Letterman’s children (although...
  • Sadness, disappointment in Philippines after Pacquiao defeat

    05/03/2015 6:23:00 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Sadness and disappointment gripped Filipinos after Manny Pacquiao's defeat in his much-anticipated fight against American Floyd Mayweather Jr. but they still considered the boxing icon a national hero. Gymnasiums and other public venues where the 12-round fight was shown for free on Sunday lunchtime local time were quickly vacated after it was announced Pacquiao lost by unanimous decision. Herminio Coloma, a spokesman for President Benigno Aquino III, said "the country still holds its head high in the admirable fight of our National Fist."(continued)
  • Why Fox News Had The Best Baltimore Coverage (Grab a white pail)

    05/03/2015 6:14:18 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 50 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | May 3, 2015 | Ana Marie Cox
    In its coverage of Baltimore, the Fair and Balanced network had its world turned upside down.When there’s a riot going on, what channel do you turn to? Watch MSNBC if you want information packaged in the language and symbols that echo the story you already know to be true. Watch CNN for the bland dilution of information into items of mild interest, always footnoted to the official story. But, if this past week, you wanted to see the clash between the official story of white America and the actual lived experience of black Americans, watch Fox News. In prime time,...
  • Reaganite's SUNDAY FUNNIES

    05/03/2015 12:58:51 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 8 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 03 May 2015 | Reaganite Republican
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  • Is America Ready for La Guardia Civil?

    05/02/2015 8:12:20 PM PDT · by walford · 39 replies
    Facebook ^ | 05/02/2015 | walford
    Now that the six Baltimore police officers have been charged with murder [by a prosecutor with numerous questions about her objectivity], the crowds are reacting with jubilation. People being interviewed on the street are saying that if these cops are not convicted in a trial that has not even been scheduled, it will be “just like Rodney King all over again.” [To review, the 1992 Los Angeles riots included looting and arson (resulting in over $1 billion in damages) as well as racially motivated assaults and murders (resulting in 53 deaths and untold numbers of maimings and injuries).] ` This...
  • Jeb Bush Contends He Is "a Latino Trapped Inside an Anglo Body" [semi-satire]

    05/02/2015 4:57:28 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 33 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 1 May 2015 | John Semmens
    In a speech in Puerto Rico, former Florida Governor Jeb Bush (R) told the audience that "I am a Latino trapped inside an Anglo body." Bush lamented that "there is no ethnic reassignment protocol like there is gender reassignment therapy for a woman trapped inside a man's body. Nevertheless, I feel as if I am an illegal immigrant and want to do what I can to secure the rights of all my compatriots to enjoy the fruits of US citizenship." if you missed any of this week's other semi-news/semi-satire posts you can find them at... http://www.gopbriefingroom.com/index.php/topic,169629.0.html
  • Israel’s economy defies common sense

    05/02/2015 3:25:35 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/02/15 | Yoram Ettinger
    The long-term viability of Israel and its economy is also reflected by its economic indicators, which refute conventional "wisdom." Irrespective of a cynical and gullible “elite” media, independent of diplomatic pressure, political correctness and conventional wisdom, in defiance of the global economic slowdown, in the face of war and terrorism, and despite ill-advised threats of boycott, divestment and sanctions—but, due to principle-driven tenacity, inherent optimism, human capital/brain power, creativity, cutting edge ingenuity and breakthrough, game-changing innovations—Israel’s economy is expanding beyond expectations, reacting constructively to pressures/challenges, and developing unique commercial and security niches in response to local and global needs. For...
  • The Left, Right, and Baltimore

    05/02/2015 3:22:38 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 8 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/02/15 | JIM ONEILL
    The difference between enlightened self-interest and nihilistic narcissism is the difference between the conservative and liberal viewpoints The difference between enlightened self-interest and nihilistic narcissism is the difference between the conservative and liberal viewpoints or weltanschauung. Using political jargon you could say that it is the difference between Right and Left. More to the point, the difference between the Right and Left is chiefly one of personal responsibility. The Right believes in self-responsibility, while the Left favors the “blame game” and adopting a victim status. The Left points fingers everywhere but at themselves—whatever the problem is it is everyone’s fault...
  • A powerful totalitarian theocracy can bring peace. Of sorts.

    05/02/2015 10:13:09 AM PDT · by DanMiller · 3 replies
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | May 2, 2015 | Dan Miller
    Iran, an already powerful theocratic totalitarian state with extensive hegemonic ambitions, is about to become (if it is not already) a nuclear power. So equipped, it can extend its rule over the Middle East and beyond, bringing the "peace" of submission to Islam. Obama may favor this outcome and in any event appears to be at best indifferent.Iran is ruled by Ayatollah Khamenei, its supreme political and religious power. He has the ultimate authority to approve or reject any P5+1 agreement, should there be one -- which seems increasingly likely due to Obama's ludicrous efforts to concede every possible matter of substance. Obama wants a foreign policy legacy and needs a...
  • You Can't Persuade Liberals (Ref. Mark Halperin vs. Ted Cruz)

    05/02/2015 9:38:38 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    The Excellence In Broadcasting Network ^ | May 1, 2015 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Lincoln, Nebraska. This is Chris. Great to have you, sir. You're up first. Welcome to the EIB Network, hello. CALLER: Hello. How are you? RUSH: Very well, sir. Thank you for calling. CALLER: Long-term listener, first-time caller. Anyway, what I was questioning, or to ask a question to you is, do you think the anti-gun left will come full circle to pro-gun after these Ferguson and Baltimore incidents? I'm not saying those are justifications for -- you know, but the Second Amendment's there to protect against -- RUSH: Why would the left -- CALLER: And our own...
  • Now for the truth about police shootings: More police, more Whites shot than Black males

    05/02/2015 9:34:35 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 24 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 5/2/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Thanks to the fine work of the staff at the Gateway pundit, we have hard numbers that refute the lie that more Black males than White males are shot by our police. More than this, the numbers show that substantially more police officers than Black males are killed each year. The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund has compiled the roll of police officers killed over the past five years. Their research reveals that on average 136 law enforcement officers have been killed in the line of duty each year during the years 2010 through 2014. The Gateway Pundit has...
  • Justice Suggests Allowing Gay Marriage May Not Go Far Enough SATIRE

    05/02/2015 9:24:31 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 2 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 1 May 2015 | John Semmens
    Ian Reisner, one of the two gay hoteliers who invited presidential candidate Senator Ted Cruz (R-Tex) to speak at a private party, has, after threats from the gay lobby to destroy his business, apologized for his "insensitivity." "I had mistakenly believed that my sexual orientation was not the sum total of who I am," Reisner said. "I had delusions that I could entertain other beliefs about politics that had nothing to do with gay rights. But I have been told that listening to Senator Cruz is akin to listening to Satan. It cannot be permitted. It can only lead me...