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  • Here’s the thing about “campus rape culture”…everyone is missing the point.

    09/01/2015 1:27:28 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 14 replies
    American Irony ^ | 9-1-15 | The Looking Spoon
    Mona Charen wrote a fantastic piece at The Federalist about the growing culture of campus rape. It would be, and has been, easy for liberals to thoughtlessly write it off as the continuation of a culture of "patriarchy" (here's a fun game of "get-yourself-called-sexist," ask them to actually define that term). Their solution to this has been to turn sex into almost literally a legal agreement at every base that gets rounded, thus giving some intrepid law student somewhere the idea to trail-blaze a whole new field of legal representation. ("Please back away from my client, those genitals are already under contract...
  • MSNBC's Mike Barnicle: I Want To Live As Far Away From Anti-Establishment Voters As Possible

    09/01/2015 1:26:28 PM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 33 replies
    RCP video ^ | 9-1-2015 | RCP transcript
    MIKE BARNICLE: ..... So that means that if I lived in Iowa, I would want to know where each of those members of that 53% (Note: Trump, Carson, Cruz and Fiorina combined) lived, and I would want to live as far away from them as possible, because there is something seriously wrong with the Republican party if those people combined have a majority of the voters.
  • Of 45 Homicides in July 2015 in Baltimore, Not One Involved a White Suspect or White Victim.

    09/01/2015 12:14:58 PM PDT · by smartyaz · 25 replies
    SBPDL ^ | AUG 31, 2015 | STAFF
    By my count, at least four aspiring rappers were among the 43 black homicide victims in Baltimore during the month of July in 2015; few of the homicides have a connection to gang activity, with most occurring over something as seemingly insignificant as a $3 debt. These 43 black homicide victims' (all murdered by other black people, with none involving a police officer as a suspect) - as well as the Indian immigrant gunned down by the black suspect - lives represent exactly why these neighborhoods are "impoverished." The life each of them led directly correlates to the blight, ruin,...
  • Meanwhile At Budapest Main Train Station (Live Feed)

    09/01/2015 11:29:07 AM PDT · by Kartographer · 42 replies
    ZeroHedge ^ | 9/1/15 | Tyler Durden
    In an unprecedented move to stem the tsunami of migrants entering Europe, Hungary has decided to stop all trains at Budapest main train station to stop refugees - most of them from conflict areas such as Syria - from entering the EU onwards to Austria and Germany. For now, there are 1000s of refugees waiting at the station, with entrances blocked by police.
  • Police should NOT prosecute people who shoplift from large stores

    09/01/2015 10:02:09 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 74 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 9/1/15 | Doug Book
    An administrator at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has suggested that police stop making arrests for shoplifting at “large” stores. They have insurance, lots of money, so let’s think “safety first” and let the thieves do their thing!!! The gentleman responsible for this remarkable flash of genius is UW-Madison Director of Community Relations, Everett Mitchell. “I don’t think [with] Target or all them other places, them big box stores that have insurance, they should be using justification, the fact that people steal from there as justification to start engaging in aggressive police practices, right?” Uh, yes. What he said. Unwilling to...
  • Congresswoman Calls Fetal Parts Sales Humane and Life-Saving [semi-satire]

    09/01/2015 8:49:21 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 3 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 29 Aug 2015 | John Semmens
    Rep. Debbie Wasserman-Schultz (D-Fla) waded into the Planned Parenthood controversy and insisted that carving up the unborn for spare parts is both “humane and life-saving.” “First of all, what could be more humane than putting these unwanted creatures out of their misery?” the Congresswoman wondered. Saying that “I doubt that fetuses could feel pain, but even if they could the momentary pain of a medical instrument slicing the spinal cord has got to be far less painful than a lifetime of poverty and abuse as an unwanted child.” “Second, given that the law grants a woman the unrestricted right to...
  • Trump’s AD Era forcing Obama off the front page

    09/01/2015 8:17:58 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 16 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/01/15 | Judi McLeod
    Thank You, Donald Trump, for forcing the in-your-face Obamas into the back seat of the mainstream media-led Public Relations vehicle It’s September 2015, in the newly unfurled AD era, AD meaning ‘After Donald’. Some are now noticing that when Donald Trump kicked off his campaign as a new kind of 2016 GOP presidential hopeful, he kicked President Barack Obama off the front page. Obama’s real campaign slogan was ‘Changing America by Fundamentally Transforming It’. The Donald’s: ‘Make America Great Again!’. There’s no competition in whose slogan has more crowd appeal. Up until Trump got out on the campaign trail talking...
  • The Cowards and Hypocrites of Black Lives Matter

    09/01/2015 7:23:32 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 16 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 9/1/15 | John C. Velisek USN (Ret.)
    The death of a Texas deputy, shot from behind while filling his patrol car with gas; the mob violence on a single mother in a park while her child looks on; the “knockout game” assault on a military veteran as he walked alone on the street; the mugging of a 92 year old woman as she prayed in a church; the killing of a 5 year old girl sitting on her Grandfather’s lap and a police officer who killed a black motorist, later found to have had two pounds of marijuana and thousands of dollars in his car. There are...
  • How Many Guns are Stolen and Destroyed each Year?

    09/01/2015 4:32:13 AM PDT · by marktwain · 10 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 31 August, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    In a recent article discussing how many firearms are lost or destroyed each year, one of the commenters suggested that loss through theft, recovery and subsequent destruction by police, could be a significant number.  At TTAG, JSF001 speculated:  You forgot to include firearms seized by police as evidence and than destroyed. I would guess that 80% of all firearms that are stolen wind up being destroyed within 10-20 years. There are a couple of fairly good sources of data for the numbers of firearms stolen. The first is the National Crime Information Center, or NCIC.  The FBI started the...
  • Mass Legal Immigration Will Finish Conservatism [1 Million Green Cards Per Year!!!]

    08/31/2015 10:39:59 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 16 replies
    National Review ^ | August 31, 2015
    Mass Legal Immigration Will Finish Conservatism by MARK KRIKORIAN August 31, 2015 Conservative luminaries have been warning that Donald Trump poses a threat to the Republican party and to the political future of conservativism. Charles Krauthammer has called him “political poison.” Fred Barnes says Trump has “made the GOP’s future dicey.” George Will thunders characteristically that “every sulfurous belch from the molten interior of the volcanic Trump phenomenon injures the chances of a Republican presidency.” All this may be true. Trump is indeed a braggart who goes out of his way to antagonize people — not a winning approach in...
  • Woman, 80, trampled to death in Venezuelan supermarket stampede

    08/31/2015 6:28:13 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 129 replies
    An 80-year-old Venezuelan woman died, possibly from trampling, in a scrum outside a state supermarket selling subsidized goods, the opposition and media said on Friday. The melee at the store in Sabaneta, the birthplace of former Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez, was the latest such incident in the South American nation where economic hardship and food shortages are creating long queues and scuffles. The opposition Democratic Unity coalition said Maria Aguirre died and another 75 people were injured – including five security officials – in chaotic scenes when National Guard troops sought to control a 5,000-strong crowd with teargas. “Due to...
  • Exposed: The New American Way Of Life

    08/31/2015 2:04:00 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 18 replies
    ZeroHedge ^ | 8/31/15 | Tyler Durden
    It's enough to make you cry... or scream.
  • If Hillary Clinton had a lesbian affair with Huma Abedin then everything in Weinergate fits

    08/31/2015 12:16:57 PM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 53 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 8/31/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Written four years ago, this prescient piece by Coach Collins has led the discussion on a relationship which may have cost American lives and provided state secrets to the Muslim Brotherhood. It is re-posted here just as it appeared on June 6th of 2011. By Kevin “Coach” Collins People are motivated to follow their darker instincts by lust for money power or sex. In mid 2007 rumors started to circulate about Huma Abedin a stunningly beautiful staffer working for Hillary Clinton. The wagging tongues of Washington asked logical questions about Huma. “If Hillary is bisexual (as had long been thought...
  • Having solved all other problems, Obama renames Mount McKinley

    08/31/2015 11:41:57 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 20 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | Robert Laurie
    If they wasted 5 minutes on this, it was too long. As you know, Obama is the greatest President in the history of the United States. He secured our borders, fixed healthcare, healed race relations, decimated Al Qaeda, and reduced ISIS to its current “J.V. Team” level of effectiveness. Oh, and he also lowered the sea levels. We can’t forget that. To be sure, those are impressive feats. However, his greatest achievement may be that he did it all so quickly. By solving all of America’s problems in rapid succession, he’s given himself a lot of free time. Now, he...
  • SHERIFF CLARKE: WHITE HOUSE, DOJ STARTED ‘OPEN SEASON’ ON THE AMERICAN POLICE OFFICER

    08/31/2015 8:58:52 AM PDT · by TexasCajun · 28 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 31 Aug 2015 | Jeff Poor
    On Saturday night’s broadcast of “Justice with Judge Jeanine,” Milwaukee County, WI Sheriff David Clarke reacted to the killing of Harris County, TX deputy Darren Goforth, pinning the blame on President Barack Obama and former Attorney General Eric Holder. According to Clarke, their rhetoric has caused an “open season” on police officers. “I am too pissed off tonight to be diplomatic with what’s going on and I’m not going to stick my head in the sand about it,” Clarke said. “I said last December war had been declared on the American police officer led by some high profile people, one...
  • Radical politics of Canadian Bishops seeks to turn Canada over to the lib-left

    08/31/2015 8:24:03 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 2 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/31/15 | Judi McLeod
    The Francis-Obama strategy now in effect: The first obvious outcome of the Barack Obama celebrated Pope Francis ‘Laudato Si ‘encyclical on the environment will be the return of the Lib-left as the Government of Canada. It’s official, proof of which can be found online in the Canadian Council of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) 2015 Election Guide at cccb.ca under “publications”. Catholics like me were informed in paraphrased words at Sunday Mass yesterday, that the next four weeks during the federal election campaign, the homilies of all Catholic priests in Canada will abandon the Gospel of Christ for hardline electioneering advising folk...
  • Will the ‘silent majority’ speak out?

    08/31/2015 8:22:27 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 8 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/31/15 | Arthur Weinreb
    Enough is enough--Silent majority must rise up: Counter the war on police, movements like Black Lives Matter and their cheerleaders in the Democrat Party. If not, U.S. will be forever doomed The term “silent majority” is now, according to the left, a racist term Apparently, to members of the association for the perpetually offended “silent majority’ is a code for white people wanting the world to go back to the way it was years ago. These whites want to take their country back from those who are not white. One person who in this day and age is not afraid...
  • Planned Parenthood Worse then Slavers

    08/31/2015 8:16:04 AM PDT · by kathsua · 2 replies
    London Telegraph ^ | August 31st, 2015 | reasonmclucus
    Planned Parenthood has found an even more morally repugnant way to make money than selling men, women and children for profit. Lifenews has been running a series of stories about how Planned Parenthood has been selling aborted baby parts for profit. They separate the parts from the babies they abort and sell the parts for research or medical treatment.
  • How many Firearms have been lost or Destroyed in the United States?

    08/31/2015 7:28:30 AM PDT · by marktwain · 28 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 30 August, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    How many firearms are lost or destroyed in the United States?  Is the number of guns in the U.S. increasing or decreasing? The current estimate of the private stock of firearms in the United States is about 363 million (16 million were added in 2013).  That number was calculated by the cumulative addition of domestic manufacture plus imports minus exports.  This does not count guns shipped to the U.S. military.   The figures are rounded to the nearest million. Firearms manufactured before 1899 are not included.  The starting figure in 1945 is 47 million. The numbers do not account for...
  • School Reportedly Bans Superhero Lunchboxes Because Superheroes Are Too ‘Violent’ [Wonder Woman]

    08/30/2015 9:00:00 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 48 replies
    National Review ^ | August 30, 2015 | KATHERINE TIMPF
    School Reportedly Bans Superhero Lunchboxes Because Superheroes Are Too ‘Violent’ by KATHERINE TIMPF August 28, 2015 There was no actual violence on the offending lunchbox. A little girl named Laura was reportedly sent home from school with a note informing her parents that she could no longer bring her lunchbox to school because it had a picture of Wonder Woman on it and was therefore too violent. Note: There was absolutely no actual violence displayed on the lunchbox — just a picture of Wonder Woman holding the Lasso of Truth. But apparently, even that image is just too graphic to...
  • The Donald Trump phenomenon: hidden meanings

    The Donald Trump phenomenon: hidden meanings by Jon Rappoport August 30, 2015 “You could take the five major news networks and filter Jesus Christ, Buddha, Hitler, Stalin, Attila, Gandhi, and Lawrence Welk through them, and eventually you wouldn’t be able to tell the difference among them. They’d all come across in the same way. That, in fact, is the purpose of television.” (The Underground, Jon Rappoport) I have nothing against hope, but the brand of naïve hope that surfaces during every presidential election season is truly ridiculous. Candidate after candidate lies through his teeth, and the people buy in. Now...
  • “Why the Dogs of Hell have been Unleashed on Donald Trump”

    08/30/2015 10:07:00 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 60 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 8/30/15 | Wayne Allyn Root
    It isn’t often that Coach is Right publishes an entire piece not written by one of our own staff. But author Wayne Allyn Root has done such a masterful job exposing the fear Donald Trump has elicited from members of the Washington D.C. “Uniparty” and the sheer panic which drives their every response that it would be an injustice to excerpt only the occasional remark. Americans of every political stripe will recognize the truth of Root’s presentation. Some may not like it or admit it, but there is no getting around it—Donald Trump has turned the political world on its...
  • An Elective Despotism: the Tyranny We’ve Brought on Ourselves

    08/30/2015 8:57:16 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 7 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 8/30/15 | Rod & Sherri Dodsworth
    It is no secret that over recent decades, constitutionally defined powers reserved to Congress or the states have swirled into the Executive branch. As a result, no matter the name or the party, the next President will possess and put to use the autocratic power secured by Barack Obama. His will be a broad authority associated far more with the likes of brute strongmen like Hugo Chavez than with George Washington. But don’t put the entire blame on Obama, for he didn’t pull the keystone to the Framers’ division of powers and claim them all for his own. Blame early...
  • A Proposal for the Muslim Refugees Clamoring to Enter Europe

    08/30/2015 7:39:41 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 11 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/30/15 | Dr. Norman Berdichevsky
    Albania Every night on a dozen or more West European television channels, (Americans, by and large are still unaware of this chaos because of the geographic separation of a continent), the news programs bring into people’s homes, heart wrenching pictures of tens of thousands of destitute refugees from Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, and other Muslim majority regions in Africa, about 98% of whom are Muslims, clamoring to enter Europe. They are risking everything - life and limb to flee from their Muslim homelands and leave what according to their religion (whether Sunni or Shia) is defined as the protected and...
  • SOS to Pope Francis: It’s souls that need saving not the environment

    08/30/2015 7:38:17 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 9 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/30/15 | Judi McLeod
    The DNC introduced to a reality TV trained world, a messiah with a bogus message of Hope and Change In a surrealistic world the pope’s coming to America is somewhat like Cleopatra coming to Mark Antony. Protocol and pomp and ceremony aside, why would Christ’s Vicar on Earth come to pay homage to a president who is unabashedly the world’s top champion of abortions, including partial birth abortions; whose party refuses to defund Planned Parenthood whose organization sells body parts of aborted babies on the black market; and whose presidency is driven by a soul-corroding hatred of the country he...
  • Virginia Journalist Shooting: The Media needs to clean the blood off its own hands

    08/30/2015 5:06:07 AM PDT · by marktwain · 17 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 29 August, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    Before the bodies were buried, the old media and other proponents of ever more restrictions on the Second Amendment were using the deaths to promote their political agenda.  They piously fail to mention their own responsibility. The "Copycat Effect" is a well known and researched phenomena.  Endless promotion of these tragic events and the publicity given to the perpetrators is far more of a causal factor than the Second Amendment. We have known for decades that it is media attention that is the driving motivation for most of these public mass shooters. The copycat effect has been demonstrated and...
  • Reaganite's SUNDAY FUNNIES

    08/30/2015 3:40:50 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 7 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 30 August 2015 | Reaganite Republican
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  • After SC Shooting, There Were Flag Bans. Now an Awkward Question About VA is Burning Up the Internet

    08/29/2015 11:08:26 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 43 replies
    Independent Journal Review ^ | 8/29/15 | VICTORIA TAFT
    After self-described “racist” killer Dylann Roof executed the black members of a church Bible study, people found photos of the killer holding the Confederate battle flag. There were also photos of him burning and stomping on the American flag — per the request of a social media activist. Suddenly, the ‘Southern Cross‘ was removed from the public square all over — state houses, companies, flag poles and college campuses. The murders prompted the call for the digging up the body of Nathan Bedford Forrest, the founder of the Ku Klux Klan. The Virginia murderer had in his possession the ‘gay...
  • Death-Camp Neighbors At Spring Street - Today's Nazi Citizens [Silver Spring MD]

    08/29/2015 5:45:31 PM PDT · by markomalley · 5 replies
    For the last 10+ years, several of us pro-life activists have been outside the Planned Parenthood in Silver Spring MD to pray for an end to the barbarity occurring in suite 450 of 1400 Spring Street in Silver Spring MD. We also offer real help to women going into that hell hole, aware that many feel they have no alternative due to difficult personal circumstances. See here for some accounts of our outreaches. We are in Silver Spring MD, a notorious nest of progressives and pro-abortion individuals. Many of them are in the neighborhood just across the street from us....
  • Obama’s America: Endless Racial Discord

    08/29/2015 10:50:57 AM PDT · by ilovesarah2012 · 4 replies
    politistick.com ^ | August 28, 2015 | ALAN CARUBA
    When I look back at the Civil Rights movement of the 1950s and 60s, I marvel at how naïve I was that the passage of major legislation was going to “solve” the problem of discord between the white and black race. On May 3, the Wall Street Journal reported on a survey regarding racial disturbances around the nation such as those that wracked Baltimore. “A resounding 96% of adults surveyed said it was likely there would be additional racial disturbances this summer…” To nobody’s surprise, blacks and whites “viewed the situation differently.” “Asked to choose between two possible explanations for...
  • India Town Council Orders Two Girls Raped As Punishment For Brother's Elopement [Filthy Cultures?]

    08/29/2015 10:21:38 AM PDT · by Steelfish · 36 replies
    America Thinker ^ | August 29, 2015
    August 29, 2015 India Town Council Orders Two Girls Raped As Punishment For Brother's Elopement By Rick Moran India, the largest democratic country in the world, is on the cusp of becoming a modern economic juggernaut. But in many ways, it's still mired in the past, as is demonstrated by this outrageous action taken by a town council. Meenakshi Kuwari, 23, and her 15-year-old sister, have been forced to flee their home after villagers ordered that they should be stripped naked and paraded with their faces blackened before being raped to atone for their brother’s crime. The case is just...
  • American Admiral exposes the treachery and treason of Barack Hussein Obama

    08/29/2015 10:17:31 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 8 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 8/29/15 | Suzanne Eovaldi
    Donald Trump and Ted Cruz are planning a D.C. rally to expose the dangers of the Iran Nuclear Deal as cobbled together by Barack Hussein Obama and Executive branch minions. It is reportedly scheduled for September 9th and will be held near the Capitol Building. A very prescient video has surfaced of a retired U.S. Naval Commander who is revealing his opinion about where President Barack Obama’s loyalties may really rest. “Barack Obama is anti-American, anti- West, pro-Islamic, pro-Iranian, pro-Muslim Brotherhood,” says Ret. Admiral James “Ace” Lyons. Lyons was introduced to a private meeting on 2-11-15 by of all people,...
  • Fatal Firearm Accidents vs Private Gun Ownership 1965-2013

    08/29/2015 4:44:00 AM PDT · by marktwain · 18 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 27 August, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    The red line is the number of private firearms in the United States, in units of 100,000.  At the end of 2013, the estimate was 363.3 million. The green line is the number of fatal firearm accidents, or unintentional firearm fatalities, in the United States.  The number in 2013 was the lowest recorded, 505. The number of fatal firearm accidents, or unintentional firearm fatalities, have been falling for more than 50 years.  At the same time, the number of firearms in the United States has been steadily rising.  The cause of fatal firearm accidents is not correlated to the...
  • Constitutionality of Planned Parenthood Defunding Plans

    08/29/2015 4:12:09 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 14 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/29/15 | Douglas Gibbs
    Kick the federal government out of their State in regards to Planned Parenthood, abortion, any and all health services, health programs, health care, or health insurance intrusions Radio Host Dave Levine, a host on KMET 1490 AM on Monday, wrote on his blog, “Arkansas is the fourth state to terminate such contracts with the Feds—New Hampshire, Alabama and Louisiana are the others. By this time next year, 30-plus states will have stopped funding the baby killer company.” Mr. Levine was referring to Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson’s decision to order his State’s Department of Human Services to terminate the Medicaid contract...
  • [from August 2011] The China Threat That Isn't (Why China is NOT a threat to our manufacturing indus

    08/28/2015 5:32:52 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 42 replies
    Scott Lincicome ^ | 8/10/2011
    <p>There are few things these days on which both Main Street and Capitol Hill agree, but one of them is undoubtedly the idea that a flood of artificially cheap Chinese imports is bludgeoning the American economy and propelling China to the top of the global food chain, and that our elected officials must "get tough" on the Great Red Menace in order to stop the bleeding.</p>
  • Honolulu Mayor Gives up $575,000 to aid Gun Manufacturers

    08/28/2015 2:55:29 PM PDT · by marktwain · 16 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 26 August, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    Mayor Caldwell of Honolulu appears to have made the decision to destroy over half a million dollars of Smith & Wesson pistols, rather than sell them to police, police departments or to gun dealers anywhere.   The mayor did not seek to gain political "credit" for the decision.   The scheme was kept secret until it was leaked by whistle blowing police officers about a month ago.   No credible reason was given for destroying the valuable merchandise. There is no shortage of pistol manufacturers.  If the guns were sold to police or gun dealers, they would be directly competing with other...
  • Hillary: Republicans who want to defund Planned Parenthood are pretty much terrorists

    08/28/2015 11:32:54 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 21 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/28/15 | Robert Laurie
    The stench of desperation Let’s say you’ve been in politics for thirty or forty years. You’re crooked, corrupt, and mad with power. Your long history of deceit is well documented, but you’ve decided it’s your turn to be President. So, you’re running for the nation’s top job. To your consternation, your campaign is being decimated by your own checkered past. You’re primarily known as a dishonest, untrustworthy, liar. What do you do? HTML5 video is not supported! Special: Remove Bags and Wrinkles From Your Eyes With Two Simple Steps Well, if Hillary Clinton is any indication, you become desperate to...
  • Kurds Are Surging – America Is Not

    08/28/2015 11:28:42 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 4 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/28/15 | Eddie Pedersen
    A tale of two countries, one spurred to greatness by manifest destiny, the other crumbling under the weight of liberal anarchism The Kurds are surging in Iraq again. Kurdish fighters are successfully attacking both the Islamic state and other terrorist factions in Syria and Iraq; as we saw with the Kurdish capture of many Iraqi villages two days ago. The recent Kurdish push in Iraq occurs in spite of Turkey’s President Erdogan and his counterproductive air campaign against Kurdish fighters. To make matters worse Kurdish hopes for autonomy rights in Iranian held areas will more or less cease to be...
  • Our Immigration System Is Not Broken

    08/28/2015 11:25:55 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/28/15/ | Dr. Robert Owens
    Immigration is THE issue for 2016 Why is it that when African Americans whose families have been in this country for hundreds of years commit crimes they go to jail and when illegal immigrants commit crimes they get released? In Los Angeles, 95 percent of all outstanding warrants for homicide target illegal aliens, as do approximately two-thirds of all fugitive felony warrants. More than 60 percent of the Hispanic gangs in Southern California—whose membership is in the tens of thousands—is illegal. These gangs are involved with drug-distribution schemes, extortion, drive-by assassinations, assaults, and robberies. According to the analysis conducted by...
  • “Obama: Many more in US die from gun-related incidents than from terrorism”

    08/28/2015 10:22:36 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 37 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 8/28/15 | John C. Velisek USN (Ret.)
    Robert Spencer has been revealing the truth about Islam and its murderous minions for many years. The article below, taken by Spencer from the Blaze, reviews Barack Obama’s extraordinary reaction to the murder of reporter Alison Parker and photojournalist Adam Ward by a “disgruntled” former work mate. “Watch What Obama Says About Gun Violence and Terrorism When Asked About WDBJ Shooting,” by Oliver Darcy, The Blaze, August 26, 2015: an excerpt “…In an interview with WPVI-TV, the president reacted to the killing of 24-year-old reporter Alison Parker and 27-year-old photojournalist Adam Ward. “It breaks my heart every time you read...
  • The Troubling Decline of Financial Independence in America

    08/28/2015 10:16:19 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 2 replies
    Of Two Minds ^ | 08/28/2015 | Charles Hugh-Smith
    If you can't work for yourself and afford health insurance, something is seriously messed up. By financial independence, I don't mean an inherited trust fund--I mean earning an independent living as a self-employed person. Sure, it's nice if you chose the right parents and inherited a fortune. But even without the inherited fortune, financial independence via self-employment has always been an integral part of the American Dream. Indeed, it could be argued that financial independence is the American Dream because it gives us the freedom to say Take This Job And Shove It (Johnny Paycheck). This chart shows the self-employed as a percentage of those with jobs (all nonfarm...
  • Outed #BlackLivesMatter leader tweets justification for TV shooter

    08/28/2015 9:38:41 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 12 replies
    Allen B. West ^ | 8/28/15 | Michele Hickford
    As we reported this week, members of the left are turning themselves into pretzels trying to explain away why a gay, black man would pick up a gun and shoot two innocent white people on live television. Obviously, it wasn’t ACTUALLY his fault. He was a victim, and the people he killed were “probably” racist anyway (in which case, it was justified). The latest to join this shameful chorus is Shaun King, one of the leaders of the #BlackLivesMatter movement – who as it turns out has been living his own lie, pretending to be of “mixed race” when in...
  • Liberal Media Hound Mary Sanchez Doesn’t Get Away With Attack on Donald Trump

    08/28/2015 9:05:38 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 10 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 8/28/15 | Jerry Todd
    Early this week, Mary Sanchez of the Kansas City Star launched the typically mindless attack of a typically mindless liberal against Presidential Candidate Donald Trump. Coach is Right Staff Writer Jerry Todd answered Ms. Sanchez with facts, the simplest of weapons yet feared more than any other by envoys of the left. Here is Jerry’s response to Mary Sanchez. Dear Mary, Your highly emotional diatribe against Donald Trump missed a few points. The mockers call Trump bombastic, a showman, stupid, racist, etc. I’ll admit, both Obama and Trump are somewhat egomaniacal. Obama destroys everything in his path to accomplish his...
  • AZ: Open Carry at the Vertical Church in Yuma

    08/28/2015 4:30:35 AM PDT · by marktwain · 3 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 25 August, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    I was on the security detail at The Vertical Church on Sunday.  I noticed that Jeremy was open carrying, so I asked him if I could take a picture after the service.  He was kind enough to wait with his lovely wife until I handed off to the next volunteer.  Then we stepped outside to take the picture.  The lobby was fairly crowded.  We are having record numbers attend for August in Yuma! The can in his left hand is non-alcoholic, they are sold in the Church lobby.  The pistol is a Sig Sauer P220 in .45 ACP.  Carrying...
  • TGIF 'toons

    08/28/2015 3:18:29 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 10 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 28 August 2015 | Reaganite Republican
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  • Black Lives Matter boos Washington DC mayor's anti-crime plans

    08/27/2015 10:42:04 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 27, 2015 | The Associated Press
    WASHINGTON – The boos began as soon as Washington's mayor said she was putting more police officers on the streets in neighborhoods affected by violent crime. They didn't let up for the next 18 minutes as Democrat Muriel Bowser laid out her plans to address an increase in homicides in the nation's capital. Bowser was repeatedly heckled and interrupted by a few dozen protesters affiliated with the Black Lives Matter movement during her address Thursday inside the sweltering gymnasium of a long-shuttered school in southeast Washington. Shouting "Jobs, not jails!" and "More police is not the answer!," the protesters accused...
  • Planned Parenthood Audit Rejected

    08/27/2015 6:47:09 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 4 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/27/15 | Douglas Gibbs
    Sanger's vision of genocide through abortion is not only being carried out, but it has expanded into an evil that cases like Kermit GosnelL California State Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez, R-Lake Elsinore, requested an audit of Planned Parenthood. Her request was a response to videos by a pro-life organization using undercover style reporting revealing Planned Parenthood officials discussing selling the body parts of aborted babies on the black market. She intended that the audit of California’s Planned Parenthood locations would ensure the organization is not illegally profiting from the donation of aborted baby tissue. Her request was rejected by a State...
  • Hunger by Government Definition Is “Food Insecure”

    08/27/2015 6:41:50 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/27/15 | Dr. Ileana Johnson Paugh
    With all these food and nutrition programs in place, why are American citizens falling through the cracks of hunger, nutrition, and need? Why is the nation as a whole deemed obese? As liberals complain that people are going hungry and the first lady transforms the school lunch fare to “healthy” offerings nobody seems to like, the federal government is spending plenty on “domestic food assistance to provide food for the hungry and other vulnerable populations in this country.” According to the Congressional Research Service, there are many agencies that offer food assistance to the needy in this country, citizens, non-citizens,...
  • The Children of Illegal Immigrants Are Not Born American Citizens

    08/27/2015 6:39:12 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/27/15 | Tim Dunkin
    Anchor Babies, Common Law, The Constitution, Eliminate birthright citizenship for the children of illegal immigrants Once again, Donald Trump has managed to open up a robust national discussion about an issue that up to this point had been largely ignored by the political class. This time, the discussion is about so-called “birthright citizenship,” the idea that whenever a foreign national (regardless of legal status and with a very few exceptions) has a child on American soil, this child automatically becomes an American citizen from birth. This approach to citizenship has been the de facto (though not de jure) approach to...
  • And it all came to that

    08/27/2015 2:34:30 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 1 replies
    Even in infamy chavismo is so tacky, so venial, so corrupt that it cannot create a moment of epic or even true outrage. The word is taking its time in condemning the regime abuses on the Colombians it unjustly expels because they are mesmerized by the fact the regime is seriously wanting them to believe that these scared house wives wading dirty water are the cause of all of Venezuela trouble.