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  • ACLU Sues Catholic Hospitals for Refusing to Give Abortions

    10/05/2015 6:08:42 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 12 replies
    The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit last week against Trinity Health Corporation, one of the nation’s largest Catholic health care groups, for refusing to provide emergency abortions. The formal complaint is based on the health system’s “repeated and systematic failure to provide women suffering pregnancy complications with appropriate emergency abortions as required by federal law,” according to an ACLU press release. Fox News religion correspondent Father John Morris said this is another example of religious institutions being forced to do things against their beliefs. "The ACLU wants no religious belief whatsoever to get in the way of their...
  • CNN Alters Photo of Umpqua Killer Chris Harper-Mercer to Make Him Look White

    10/04/2015 7:10:00 AM PDT · by ncalburt · 114 replies ^ | 10/4/2015 | Jim Hoft
  • Kenyan Leader: If Obama Brings 'Gay Agenda, We Will Tell Him to Shut Up and Go Home'

    07/07/2015 9:09:14 AM PDT · by rktman · 16 replies ^ | 7/7/2015 | Patrick Goodenough
    When he visits his father’s homeland in Africa later this month, President Obama is expected to run into vocal opposition over his administration’s high-profile promotion of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) issues. Obama’s trip to Kenya, his first as president, is scheduled to take place four weeks after the White House was bathed in rainbow colors to mark the U.S. Supreme Court ruling declaring that same-sex marriage is a right. At a small pro-family demonstration at the parliament in Nairobi Monday, organized by the Evangelical Alliance of Kenya, participants called on the American president not to raise the subject...
  • Black Judge Attacks White Victims Of Home Invasion For “Stereotyping” Black Men

    04/24/2015 5:57:50 PM PDT · by Larry381 · 34 replies ^ | APRIL 14, 2015 | ROBERT GEHL
    The 3-year-old was watching “SpongeBob SquarePants” when two thugs broke into their house and robbed them at gunpoint. When the case went to trial the two black assailants were found guilty. As part of the sentencing, Jordan and Tommy Gray wrote in a victim impact statement that their daughter is still in “constant fear” of black men.” Tommy Gray implored prison time for the attackers. Since the crime, Tommy Gray said the attack has left deep psychological wounds on their young daughter. Whenever we are running errands, if we come across a black male, she holds me tight and begs...
  • Girl Scout CEO Makes YouTube Plea Against Cookiecott

    02/25/2014 9:24:53 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 56 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 22 Feb 2014 | by Austin Ruse
    There is now little doubt that the Girl Scout cookie boycott is having an effect on cookie sales this year. Girl Scout spokesman Kelly Parisi went on The O’Reilly Factor this week to try and defuse the mounting controversy, and Girl Scout executives have sent threatening letters to their critics. Girl Scout CEO Anna Marie Chavez took to YouTube on Thursday to deny all charges leveled by the boycotters and to deny at least one charge they haven’t even made. “Recently, various individuals and organizations announced their intention to boycott GS cookies this year, based on mistaken beliefs about our...
  • George Zimmerman emerges from hiding, rescues truck crash victim, police reportedly say

    07/22/2013 2:13:35 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies
    AOL ^ | July 22, 2013
    George Zimmerman has been in hiding for more than a week since a Fla. jury cleared him of charges in the 2012 shooting death of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin. But last week, the embattled neighborhood watch volunteer "pulled an individual from a truck that rolled over," Sanford police captain Jim McAuliffe told ABC News. According to ABC News, Zimmerman was one of two men to rush to the aid of a family of four trapped inside an overturned SUV. NBC News reports that the incident took place on July 17 in Sanford, Fla. and by the time police had arrived...
  • Accused Fort Hood Shooter Paid $278,000 While Awaiting Trial

    05/22/2013 7:15:49 AM PDT · by DeaconBenjamin · 8 replies ^ | Wednesday, May 22, 2013 Updated 6:10 AM CDT | By Scott Friedman
    The Department of Defense confirms to NBC 5 Investigates that accused Fort Hood shooter Major Nidal Hasan has now been paid more than $278,000 since the Nov. 5, 2009 shooting that left 13 dead and 32 injured. The Army said under the Military Code of Justice, Hasan’s salary cannot be suspended unless he is proven guilty. If Hasan had been a civilian defense department employee, NBC 5 Investigates has learned, the Army could have suspended his pay after just seven days. Personnel rules for most civilian government workers allow for "indefinite suspensions" in cases "when the agency has reasonable cause...
  • Obama White House pays women less than men, records show

    04/11/2012 6:53:04 PM PDT · by tobyhill · 4 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 4/11/2012 | Andrew Stiles
    Female employees in the Obama White House make considerably less than their male colleagues, records show. According to the 2011 annual report on White House staff, female employees earned a median annual salary of $60,000, which was about 18 percent less than the median salary for male employees ($71,000). Calculating the median salary for each gender required some assumptions to be made based on the employee names. When unclear, every effort was taken to determine the appropriate gender. The Obama campaign on Wednesday lashed out at presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney for his failure to immediately endorse the Lilly Ledbetter...
  • ‘A weapon of mass destruction was found in the U.S.’: Shock confession of Customs officer

    02/14/2011 9:16:42 AM PST · by TexasTomT · 73 replies
    Mail Online ( ^ | 2-11-2011 | David Gardner
    port official has admitted that a 'weapon of mass effect' has been found by 'partner agencies' in the U.S., raising major questions over a possible government cover-up. The disturbing revelation came in an interview with San Diego's assistant port director screened by a television channel in the city. The Customs and Border Protection Department tried to dampen speculation over his remarks Read more:
  • Mubarak’s Wife and Son Flee to London amid Protests

    01/26/2011 7:19:08 PM PST · by marshmallow · 19 replies
    Voice of the Copts ^ | 1/26/11 | Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu
    The wife of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and their son Gamal, considered the successor to his father as president, have fled to London with 97 suitcases after unprecedented massive protests in Egypt, an Arab website reported. The plane also carried Gamal's daughter, the Akhbar Arab website reported. It also said a Twitter account was blocked to prevent a social network campaign to urge the ousting of Mubarak, who is over 80 and is reportedly is suffering from cancer. Dozens of Twitter messages have been sent sayng that Mubarak’s wife Suzanne was identified at Heathrow Airport in London, where she and...
  • Documents show media plotting to kill stories about Rev. Jeremiah Wright

    07/20/2010 10:10:55 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 17 replies · 1+ views ^ | July 20, 2010 | Jonathan Strong
    It was the moment of greatest peril for then-Sen. Barack Obama’s political career. In the heat of the presidential campaign, videos surfaced of Obama’s pastor, the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, angrily denouncing whites, the U.S. government and America itself. Obama had once bragged of his closeness to Wright. Now the black nationalist preacher’s rhetoric was threatening to torpedo Obama’s campaign. The crisis reached a howling pitch in mid-April, 2008, at an ABC News debate moderated by Charlie Gibson and George Stephanopoulos. Gibson asked Obama why it had taken him so long – nearly a year since Wright’s remarks became public –...
  • House passes major energy-climate bill......

    06/26/2009 8:46:16 PM PDT · by TaraP · 51 replies · 944+ views
    Yahoo ^ | June 26th, 2009
    WASHINGTON – In a triumph for President Barack Obama, the Democratic-controlled House narrowly passed sweeping legislation Friday that calls for the nation's first limits on pollution linked to global warming and aims to usher in a new era of cleaner, yet more costly energy. The vote was 219-212, capping months of negotiations and days of intense bargaining among Democrats. Republicans were overwhelmingly against the measure, arguing it would destroy jobs in the midst of a recession while burdening consumers with a new tax in the form of higher energy costs. At the White House, Obama said the bill would create...
  • Alaska Gov. Palin's Daughter, Fiance Break Up

    03/12/2009 7:19:50 AM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 78 replies · 2,891+ views
    Fox ^ | 3/12/2009 | Fox
    WASILLA, Alaska -- Levi Johnston and Bristol Palin, the teenage daughter of Gov. Sarah Palin, have broken off their engagement, he said Wednesday, about 2 1/2 months after the couple had a baby. Johnston, 19, told The Associated Press that he and 18-year-old Bristol Palin mutually decided "a while ago" to end their relationship. He declined to elaborate as he stood outside his family's home in Wasilla, about 40 miles north of Anchorage. He also said some details of the breakup, rumors of which had been swirling on the Internet, were inaccurate. Bristol Palin said in a statement that she...
  • Biden is supposed to inspire confidence? (Angry drunk ramblings of a loser alert)

    09/08/2008 5:43:41 PM PDT · by housedeep · 26 replies · 617+ views ^ | Sept | 08 | 08 | housedeep
    did anybody see this yet? His whole attitude really gave me the creeps...and I tried to follow his logic on both arguements and I am scratching my I missing something? Does this mean that Bush and Obama agree?
  • Defendant found guilty in RIAA suit, hit with $220,000 fine

    10/05/2007 10:27:16 AM PDT · by southlake_hoosier · 41 replies · 1,080+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 10/05/2005 | Dan Nystedt
    San Francisco (IDGNS) - The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) won the first of many digital music file sharing cases Thursday against a single mother, with a U.S. jury finding her guilty of copyright infringement and fining her a total of $222,000. The U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota could have fined Jammie Thomas as much as $3.6 million, but opted not to. She was found guilty of stealing and giving away via Internet peer-to-peer Internet file sharing Kazaa a total of 24 songs from companies including Capitol Records, Sony BMG Music Entertainment, and Warner Bros. Records....
  • Carter Gets into Shouting Match in Sudan

    10/03/2007 6:02:52 PM PDT · by seanrobins · 62 replies · 1,337+ views
    Associated Press ^ | October 3, 2007 | Alfred de Montesquiou
    KABKABIYA, Sudan (AP) - Former President Carter got in a shouting match Wednesday with Sudanese security services who blocked him from a town in Darfur where he was trying to meet with refugees from the ongoing conflict. The 83-year-old Carter walked into this highly volatile pro-Sudanese government town to meet refugees too frightened to attend a scheduled meeting at a nearby compound. He was able to make it to a school where he met with one tribal representative and was preparing to go further into the town when Sudanese security officers stopped him. "You can't go. It's not on the...

    09/13/2007 8:34:56 AM PDT · by Liz · 71 replies · 1,809+ views
    NY POST ^ | September 13, 2007 | MAGGIE HABERMAN
    Manhattan DA Robert Morgenthau is probing what disgraced Hillary Rodham Clinton-backer Norman Hsu did with $40M "investment" cash given to him by famed Woodstock Festival founder Joel Rosenman......"We are taking a look at whether funds were misappropriated" ..........
  • Clinton to Return $850,000 From Donor

    09/11/2007 4:36:23 AM PDT · by libstripper · 25 replies · 691+ views
    AP, via AOL News ^ | September 11, 2007 | LARA JAKES JORDAN
    WASHINGTON (Sept. 11) - Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's presidential campaign said Monday it will return $850,000 in donations raised by Democratic fundraiser Norman Hsu, who is under federal investigation for allegedly violating election laws. Clinton, D-N.Y., previously had planned only to give to charity $23,000 she received from Hsu for her presidential and senatorial campaigns and to her political action committee, HillPac. The FBI is investigating whether Hsu paid so-called straw donors to send campaign contributions to Clinton and other candidates, a law enforcement official said Monday. "In light of recent events and allegations that Mr. Norman Hsu engaged in...
  • Fugitive Political Donor Misses Court Date

    09/05/2007 2:52:07 PM PDT · by neverdem · 57 replies · 1,744+ views
    NY Times ^ | September 5, 2007 | MIKE McINTIRE and CAROLYN MARSHALL
    Norman Hsu, the fugitive fund-raiser for Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton and other Democrats who turned himself in to California authorities last week, failed to show up for a court appearance today, and his lawyer said Mr. Hsu’s whereabouts were unknown. Mr. Hsu, who had been free on $2 million bond, was scheduled to appear in Superior Court in Redwood City at 9 a.m. Pacific time to surrender his passport. But when the appointed time came and went with no sign of Mr. Hsu, his lawyer and prosecutors met in chambers with the judge, who then announced he was revoking Mr....
  • The key to falling in love: Men seek beauty, women seek cash

    09/05/2007 5:30:06 AM PDT · by white trash redneck · 75 replies · 2,016+ views
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 05 Sep 07 | Arthur Martin
    Being soul mates has often been considered the benchmark for any budding relationship. In fact, looking for love is a much simpler process. New scientific research has reached the conclusion which many of us have long suspected - that men are attracted by beauty while women focus on a partner's wealth. Data taken from a speed-dating study reveals that when it comes to the rules of attraction people behave like stereotypical Neanderthals. It found that men would try to entice the most attractive woman they met, although they accepted they would make do with someone who falls somewhat short of...
  • Al-Maliki says Levin and Clinton should 'come to their senses'

    08/26/2007 11:32:16 AM PDT · by Westlander · 7 replies · 546+ views
    AP ^ | 8-26-2007 | Associated Press
    BAGHDAD (AP) - There are some stern words from Iraq's prime minister today for two prominent U.S. Democrats. Nouri al-Maliki says Senators Hillary Clinton and Carl Levin, quote, need to "come to their senses." Both have called for his ouster, saying al-Maliki's government has failed to meet basic goals for unifying and securing Iraq. Clinton is running for president. Levin heads the Senate Armed Services Committee. Al-Maliki is fighting to hold his government together. And he used a news conference in Baghdad today to blast his critics, mentioning Clinton and Levin in particular. He said they are examples of American...
  • Kenyan Monkeys Make 'Lewd Signs' At Women

    08/24/2007 5:59:34 PM PDT · by blam · 53 replies · 1,289+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 8-24-2007 | Nick Wadhams
    Kenyan monkeys make 'lewd signs' at women By Nick Wadhams in Nairobi Last Updated: 3:10pm BST 24/08/2007 A troop of monkeys has been making "lewd signs" at women and children trying to harvest crops south of Nairobi, and the farmers feel so harassed that Kenya’s Wildlife Service is sending in animal-control teams to confront the animals. The creatures apparently have no respect for women The monkeys in the Kabete area even earned a mention in parliament last month when the local MP Paul Muite said his constituents feared the monkeys would sexually harass them. "Can the minister deploy game rangers...
  • Vick signs plea deal in federal dogfighting case

    08/24/2007 11:01:27 AM PDT · by pgkdan · 70 replies · 1,649+ views
    The Virginian Pilot ^ | 08-24-07 | Dave Forester
    Vick signs plea deal in federal dogfighting case By DAVE FORSTER, The Virginian-Pilot © August 24, 2007 | Last updated 1:38 PM Aug. 24 Michael Vick has agreed in a plea deal with federal prosecutors that he supported a dogfighting enterprise from 2001 to 2007 and that he provided most of the gambling money that his co-defendants used to bet on matches, according to a signed summary of facts released today in the case. Vick is scheduled to plead guilty on Monday in U.S. District Court in Richmond to one felony count of conspiracy that is punishable by up to...
  • Pigeons Took Toll On Failed Bridge

    08/24/2007 5:31:17 AM PDT · by Schnucki · 43 replies · 1,010+ views
    AP via CBS News ^ | August 23, 2007 | Staff
    Pounded and strained by heavy traffic and weakened by missing bolts and cracking steel, the failed Minnesota bridge over the Mississippi River also faced a less obvious enemy: Birds. Inspectors began documenting the buildup of pigeon dung on the span near downtown Minneapolis two decades ago. Experts say the corrosive guano deposited all over the span's framework helped the steel beams rust faster. Although investigators have yet to identify the cause of the bridge's Aug. 1 collapse, which killed at least 13 people and injured about 100, the pigeon problem is one of many factors that dogged the structure. "There...
  • Attention, John Does: Have you seen these men?

    08/22/2007 4:48:50 AM PDT · by samtheman · 22 replies · 1,394+ views ^ | August 21, 2007 | Michelle Malkin
    The FBI is asking for the public’s help two identify two men who have been seen acting strangely aboard Washington State ferries recently. According to federal agents, passengers have seen the men on several occasions exhibiting unusual behavior. The FBI did not say precisely what that unusual behavior entailed. Anyone who knows the men or there whereabouts are asked to call the FBI at (206) 622-0460.
  • Dennis Prager argues with a frog, loses

    08/21/2007 6:11:36 AM PDT · by Comedylover · 1 replies · 433+ views
    Dennis Prager argues with a frog in this children's video clip about getting the newspaper. Dennis is animated. No, really. Animated - as in he plays a bear!
  • (Michael)Vick faces prison time after agreeing to plead guilty(Finito in the N.F.L.)

    08/20/2007 5:18:01 PM PDT · by kellynla · 92 replies · 1,510+ views
    espn ^ | August 20, 2007 | staff
    RICHMOND, Va. -- Michael Vick agreed Monday to plead guilty to federal dogfighting conspiracy charges, a deal that leaves the Atlanta Falcons quarterback facing up to 18 months in prison and puts his NFL career in jeopardy. Under the plea agreement, prosecutors will recommend Vick be sentenced to between a year and 18 months in prison, according to a government official who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the terms have not yet been made final. That would be a higher penalty than is usually recommended for first-time convicts, and reflects an attempt by the government...
  • Arizona 9/11 Memorial: Another 'Blame America' Monument (why does Az. even HAVE a 9/11 memorial?)

    09/25/2006 10:09:53 AM PDT · by presidio9 · 15 replies · 1,056+ views
    Townhall ^ | 09/25/06 | Mary Katharine Ham
    This story originally came up earlier this week when conservative, Arizona-based blogger Espresso Pundit took a trip to the Arizona 9/11 Memorial in Phoenix, dedicated this 9/11, and found this: The memorial is an elevated flat ring with phrases cut through the metal. Throughout the day, the sun shines through the ring and phrases become visible on the side walk... What kind of phrases? Politically correct phrases that bash America. That's what kind of phrases. The memorial looks like a webpage. Ace and Allah both picked it up earlier this week, and it migrated to Drudge and Fox today....