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  • Campbell Soup Shows 'Real, Real Life' With Commercial Starring Gay Couple

    10/06/2015 10:46:21 PM PDT · by ScottWalkerForPresident2016 · 27 replies
    AdAge ^ | 10/05/2015 | Jessica Wohl.
    Campbell Soup's first major brand push in five years depicts real families, including a gay couple and their son, along with real weather patterns as the soup giant tries to tap into what's really going on in people's lives when it's time for soup. The effort carries the new tagline "Made for Real, Real Life," which aligns with the company's corporate purpose of "real food that matters for life's moments."
  • What you don't know about motorcycle clubs

    10/06/2015 8:48:36 PM PDT · by ExyZ · 54 replies
    CNN ^ | October 6, 2015 | William Dulaney
    Add to this the fact that the outlaw biker narrative has been largely controlled over time, not by members of the culture, but outsiders and the misconceptions grow. Case in point: the Waco incident. Sgt. Swanton of the Waco Police Department effectively controlled the story of what happened on May 17, 2015, and it appears that story has already begun to unravel. Regardless of what ultimately is shown to be the truth about the events in Waco, if history tells us anything it's that that story will not likely be broadcast as widely as the law enforcement narrative was ......
  • Number One With A Bullet

    10/06/2015 7:30:50 PM PDT · by Ray76 · 22 replies
    TruthRevoltOriginals ^ | Jan 23, 2015 | Bill Whittle
    The USA has, by far, the highest per capita gun ownership in the world. Progressives will tell you that this is what makes America the Murder Capitol of Planet Earth. But we're not, and in this devastatingly effective Firewall, Bill Whittle shows why the center of Gun Nut Nation is in fact one of the safest places in the world.

    10/06/2015 5:20:17 PM PDT · by ExyZ · 12 replies
    Texas Court of Criminal Appeals ^ | October 6, 2015 | 9 District Attorneys
    As the State has pointed out, a bare minimum of 5,664 panelists would be required to conduct voir dire for the one hundred seventy-seven potential trials in this case. Meeting this challenge, while maintaining McLennan County as a venue option, will be a daunting and costly task not only for the court system but for the entire Waco area community.
  • The National Debt

    10/06/2015 3:30:44 PM PDT · by originalbuckeye · 16 replies
    10/6/15 | Originalbuckeye
    On July 7, 2015, at 9:07AM(PDT) I recorded the National Debt (from the US National Debt Clock) at $18,321,893,100,000.00 (Approx., as it goes up so fast it is difficult to get a completely accurate number). Right now, as I write this, the Clock says (approx.)$18,398,400,100,000.00.
  • Cosmo Calls Kardashians ‘America’s First Family,’ But America Disagrees

    10/06/2015 7:59:53 AM PDT · by smokingfrog · 48 replies
    mediaite ^ | 10-5-15 | Andrew Husband
    The cutting edge of print journalism that is Cosmopolitan labeled the Kardashians as “America’s First Family” on the cover of its 50th anniversary issue in November. Needless to say, America (i.e. Twitter) does not agree with this sentiment, and has taken it upon itself to educate the half-a-century-old magazine. According to Uproxx, 16 pages of next month’s issue are dedicated to the family clan made famous by sisters Kim and Khloe‘s exploits in reality television, smartphone apps, and many, many other business endeavors. At this point, the Kardashian family is no longer a family — it’s a brand. Whether or...
  • Wall Street pay just hit a record high

    10/06/2015 7:54:58 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 10/06/2015 | Portia Crowe
    Wall Street pay exploded last year to a record high. Average salaries, including bonuses, grew by 14% in 2014 to $404,800, according to a new report from New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli. After inflation, pay in 2014 was the third highest on record. The average Wall Street salary was nearly six times that of the rest of New York City's private sector, where the average salary was $72,300 last year. Bonuses were similar to their levels before the 2008 financial crisis. The average bonus, up more than 50% over the past three years, was $172,900 last year, according to...
  • Calculating: Joe Biden Leaked "Dying Son's Wish"- Floats Elizabeth Warren as VP

    10/06/2015 7:37:01 AM PDT · by conservativejoy · 49 replies
    Right Wing News ^ | 10/06/2015 | Teresa Monroe-Hamilton
    Man, I get to say a big, fat ‘I told you so’ on this one. I’ve written on Joe Biden getting into the race quite a bit. I contend he will and that Elizabeth Warren will be his VP pick. He has shamelessly used his dead son and his wife to launch his presidential bid. That says a lot about someone who claims to be a staunch Catholic. Calculating doesn’t quite cover it. He’s standing on his dead son’s body to get sympathy and using it as a weapon to walk into the White House. Now, that’s impressively manipulative and...
  • Yale students study “In Defense of Looting” from #BlackLivesMatter protester

    10/06/2015 7:11:40 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies
    Hotair ^ | 10/06/2015 | Jazz Shaw
    We recently told you about the breaking news of DeRay Mckesson – whose impressive resume includes being a human resources administrator at a middle school and a Black Lives Matter protester – obtaining a position as a lecturer at Yale University. The original list of “reading material for the course” included articles from Huffington Post and the New York Times. They seem to have missed a few items in the syllabus, though. A friend of ours on Twitter caught wind of a tweet from one of the students at the prestigious Ivy League school who was letting her friends...
  • Muslim Friends and Family Day (Six Flags Georgia)

    10/06/2015 5:51:41 AM PDT · by ilovesarah2012 · 61 replies
    Join us at Six Flags Over Georgia for Muslim Friends and Family day presented by ICNA, Sunday, October 11, 2015. Muslim Friends and Family Day is an opportunity for you to enjoy the park while showing your support for the Muslim Community. In addition to enjoying thrilling roller coasters, rides, shows and attractions, Muslims and their friends, families, and all guests will be able to enjoy Halal foods, open-air bazaars featuring Muslim merchants, congressional prayers, informative lectures and a constant stream of Islamic nasheed. Muslim Friends and Family Day also raises awareness about Islam and Muslims and promotes a better...
  • Scandal hits daily fantasy as DraftKings employee wins big on FanDuel

    10/06/2015 3:17:08 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 17 replies
    NYDailyNews ^ | October 5, 2015
    At a time when many are wondering how the burgeoning business of daily fantasy sports is legal in most states, a scandal has broken out after a DraftKings employee won a large sum of money playing on rival site FanDuel. According to a New York Times report, Ethan Haskell of DraftKings leaked data before the before the beginning Week 3 of the NFL showing which players were most used by participants in the site’s Millionaire Makers contest.
  • Feminists Fall For #PissForEquality Hoax

    10/05/2015 9:04:37 PM PDT · by ScottWalkerForPresident2016 · 32 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | 10/05/2015 | Kemberlee Kaye
    This is gross. And also sad. Progressivism continues its inevitable descent into complete parody. According to Right Wing News, a few n’er do wellers on 4chan had a brilliant idea: see if they could convince feminists to, “publicly piss/sh*t their pants in the name of ‘Equality?'” For these types of things to work, pranksters start a hashtag usually by attaching it to other well trafficked ones, then the intended marks take it from there. #PissForEquality is not first outlandish hashtag used to successfully troll self-described feminists. Last year, 4chan started the #EndFathersDay hashtag, but with even better trollistic success. Professor...
  • Twin Peaks seeks venue change for lawsuit

    10/05/2015 8:36:50 PM PDT · by ExyZ · 7 replies
    Waco Tribune ^ | October 5, 2015 | Tommy Witherspoon
    Extensive media coverage about the May 17 Twin Peaks shootout has “damaged the Twin Peaks name in general” and has made it impossible to pick an impartial jury in McLennan County, a Twin Peaks motion to move a civil trial claims.
  • Oregon Shooter snapped because he couldn't get a Girlfriend

    10/05/2015 8:06:16 PM PDT · by Trueblackman · 65 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 10/5/2015 | Truebackman
    It would seem we have another case of a bitter loser who snapped and shot up a college campus because he could not get a girlfriend in his adult life! While Liberals from the President to the brain dead think tank that calls itself MSDNC would love for you to believe that its the guns fault and that they have some grand plan to stop this type of mass shooting from happening again. The truth of the matter remains that the guns had very little to do with it as they are a smokescreen for the fact this loser had...
  • California becomes fifth state to allow physician-assisted suicide

    10/05/2015 5:52:22 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 21 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Monday, October 5, 2015 | Valerie Richardson
    California’s wrenching yearlong legislative debate over the right to die culminated Monday with Gov. Jerry Brown signing into law a bill making California the fifth state to permit physician-assisted suicide for the terminally ill. As a Democrat and former Catholic seminarian, Mr. Brown was caught between two opposing sides of the right-to-die debate, and had given little indication of whether he would sign the bill before it reached his desk in early September. “In the end, I was left to reflect on what I would want in the face of my own death,” Mr. Brown said in his signing statement....
  • Donald Trump Enters The World of Multi Level Marketing

    10/05/2015 4:01:25 PM PDT · by woofie · 18 replies
    Daily Finance ^ | 11/23/09 | Zac Bissonnette
    What happens when you combine one of the world's most ridiculed business personalities with one of the world's most ridiculed business models? The Trump Network, the new Donald Trump-branded multi-level marketing business that is "designed to make people healthier with customized vitamins and nutritional supplements, and to encourage individuals to become entrepreneurs and to take control of their financial well-being." In an e-mail, Trump told The Associated Press that The Trump Network is his "rescue and recovery program" for people who have been hit hard by the recession. If you do want to join the Trump Network, you can start...
  • This European country has the talent for tech innovation [How they educate their children]

    10/05/2015 8:07:23 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 4 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 10/05/2015
    When you think of tech innovation, places like Silicon Valley and Boston spring to mind. But flying under the world's radar is Switzerland, where inventions like a solar plane that just completed the longest solo-flight ever without fuel are born. And while Europe was busy debating bitcoin's future, Switzerland already opened up the region's first bitcoin ATM earlier this year. The country has managed to maintain its No. 1 ranking on the Global Innovation Index for four years in a row. Switzerland's résumé is definitely impressive: The country boasts the second-highest number of patents per person — second to Japan....
  • Should We End Welfare For Peace and Safety?

    10/05/2015 7:46:40 AM PDT · by A CA Guy · 10 replies
    Self ^ | 10/04/2015 | A Ca Guy
    I'm realizing that most if not all of these no gun zone shooters had no employment to speak of. With too much time on their hands they seem to be influenced and are investing in violent videos and very bad internet influences. Many had parents who considered their kids normal and allowed them access to guns, violent videos and the Internet despite mental issues.
  • Watch: ESPN Cuts Off Clemson Football Coach After Thanking Lord

    10/05/2015 7:08:26 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 11 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/05/15 | Trent Baker
    Clemson head football coach Dabo Swinney was giving his post-game interview after his 12th-ranked Tigers took down the fifth-ranked Notre Dame Fighting Irish 24-22, and then got cut off during the middle of his interview. Swinney was in the middle of thanking “the good Lord” when the camera suddenly cut to the ESPN studio with the two anchors completely unaware and checking their tablets for almost 15 seconds before cutting back to the interview. ESPN senior director of public relations Keri Potts shortly tweeted out an apology, saying it was an “error in TV transmission.”
  • Pro Amnesty Big Business Groups Attracted to Carly

    10/05/2015 7:01:32 AM PDT · by conservativejoy · 4 replies
    News Machete ^ | 10/05/2015 | News Machete
    How can anyone honestly say that Carly Fiorina is unattractive? It's quite the opposite, especially when it comes to pro-amnesty big business interests, who are flocking to her banners now that she has had a taste of Donald Trump's blood. Carly Fiorina has emerged as the Republican candidate of the moment in conservative fundraising circles, drawing the notice of the billionaire Koch brothers and other wealthy donors who could instantly remake her shoestring presidential campaign. Fiorina's show-stealing performance in a Republican presidential debate last month, and her subsequent surge in the polls, has prompted industrialists Charles and David Koch to...
  • The Next Big Science vs. Church Battle: Can Transhumanism and Christianity Co-Exist?

    10/05/2015 3:29:05 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 17 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 10/04/15 | Michael Gryboski
    Can churches engage transhumanism, which may very well be the next big science vs. religion battle, positively or should they absolutely resist this movement, an academic institution in Alabama asked during a multi-day event focused on whether Christianity and Transhumanism could co-exist. Samford University's Center for Science and Religion held the event, titled "Transhumanism and the Church," which took place from Sept. 24-26 and featured 27 presentations with approximately 120 attendees for the opening lecture alone. Transhumanism is the theory that science and technology can be used to advance the evolution of human beings beyond current physical and mental limitations....
  • New guidelines on communal kitchen etiquette for the workplace

    10/04/2015 10:54:55 PM PDT · by Teotwawki · 36 replies
    Daily Mail Online ^ | October 4, 2015 | David Wilkes
    Full title: Don't microwave sausage rolls - it'll upset other faiths! New guidelines on communal kitchen etiquette for the workplace are suggested It may seem an innocent enough act to warm up your sausage roll in the microwave during lunch hour. But think again, because doing so could seriously upset colleagues of certain faiths, new guidelines on the etiquette of using communal kitchens at work suggest. Similarly, it would also be advisable to avoid keeping bacon rolls in a fridge shared with people whose religious beliefs prohibit them from eating pork. [snip] The programme, commissioned by CoExist House, an interfaith...
  • A State-by-State Map of Where Immigrants Came From

    10/04/2015 7:24:35 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 30 replies
    citylab ^ | 10-1-15 | Tanvi Misra
    U.S. migration patterns changed plenty from 1850 to 2013. A nifty interactive map, created by the Pew Research Center, visualizes these shifts by showing the origin of the dominant immigrant group in each state for every decade during this time period.
  • Online Test to determine which Presidential candidate's positions you really side with

    10/04/2015 6:47:04 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 34 replies ^ | 10/04/2015
    Answer the following questions to see which 2016 Presidential candidate you side with. CLICK ABOVE LINK TO TAKE THE TEST...
  • Gay former student of Pope Francis’ speaks out

    10/04/2015 4:36:38 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 12 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Oct 4, 2015 2:29 AM EDT | Jessica Gresko
    <p>An openly gay former student of Pope Francis’ who visited with the pope during his recent trip to Washington said he was surprised Francis had met with the Kentucky county clerk who gained attention for refusing to issue same-sex couples marriage licenses.</p>
  • It's Crazy to Have 10 Candidates in the Main Debate and 3 in the Sideshow One

    10/04/2015 3:37:36 PM PDT · by conservativejoy · 21 replies
    News Machete ^ | 10/4/2015 | News Machete
    CNBC has released its criteria for the next GOP debate, and effectively it means there will be ten candidates in the real debate, and three in the minor leagues division: Donald Trump would be at the center, flanked by Ben Carson and Carly Fiorina. If polling averages remain constant, the rest of the 8 p.m. stage would feature Sen. Marco Rubio, former Gov. Jeb Bush, Sen. Ted Cruz, Gov. John Kasich, Gov. Chris Christie, former Gov. Mike Huckabee and Paul. Any candidate who has reached 1 percent in at least one of the polls recognized by CNBC is invited to...
  • Anger as Clemson football coach is cut off by ESPN as he began thanking 'the good Lord'

    10/04/2015 12:24:40 PM PDT · by george76 · 32 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 4 October 2015
    Anger as Clemson football coach is cut off by ESPN as he began thanking 'the good Lord' during post-game interview [ Full title ]. Clemson head football coach Dabo Swinney was accidentally cut off during his post-game interview with ESPN as he was thanking 'the good Lord'. Following the Clemson Tigers 24-22 win against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, Swinney was giving an emotional speech when the cameras suddenly cut to SportsCenter hosts Jay Harris and Kevin Connors, who were unaware as they worked on their iPads, before cameras cut back to Swinney. ESPN senior director of public relations, Keri...
  • What people in 1900 thought the year 2000 would look like

    10/04/2015 10:29:43 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 54 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | October 4, 2015 | Ana Swanson
    There are few things as fascinating as seeing what people in the past dreamed about the future. "France in the Year 2000" is one example. The series of paintings, made by Jean-Marc Côté and other French artists in 1899, 1900, 1901 and 1910, shows artist depictions of what life might look like in the year 2000. The first series of images were printed and enclosed in cigarette and cigar boxes around the time of the 1900 World Exhibition in Paris, according to the Public Domain Review, then later turned into postcards.
  • Donald Trump's Lamborghini Diablo is up for sale

    10/04/2015 5:22:48 AM PDT · by jjotto · 41 replies
    Autoblog ^ | Oct. 1, 2015 | Noah Joseph
    Back in Donald Trump's booming heyday, a car couldn't get much flashier, much more outlandish, much more... Trump than a Lamborghini Diablo. Turns out he actually owned one – a 1997 Lamborghini Diablo VT roadster, to be specific, like the one pictured above. And now it's up for sale. Donald Trump Lamborghini DiabloThis VT roadster is one of just 200 or so that were made before the 1999 facelift. It featured the Viscous Traction (viscous-fluid coupling) all-wheel drive system that debuted on the Diablo VT, and the carbon-fiber roof panel could be removed and stowed over the engine cover. Short...
  • Most of 177 Twin Peaks bikers no longer wearing ankle monitors

    10/03/2015 8:12:21 PM PDT · by ExyZ · 10 replies
    Waco Tribune ^ | October 3, 2015 | TOMMY WITHERSPOON
    None of the bikers who wore the monitors for varying periods of time committed any serious violations that caused them to be removed from the GPS program. “I have gone through the discovery, and right now I am of the opinion that they might not successfully prosecute anybody who is still alive.... Looney said. Reyna’s prosecutors have taken hard lines during examining trials for bikers, alleging that each showed up at Twin Peaks that day wearing his or her colors, most of them armed, in a show of full support for their affiliate members because they were keenly aware that...
  • Sheriff Clarke Hit Home One Law That Can Be Changed That Will Reduce Gun-Related Murders (VIDEO)

    10/03/2015 12:13:06 PM PDT · by conservativejoy · 14 replies
    Right Wing News ^ | 10/03/2015 | Teresa Monroe-Hamilton
    I love Sheriff Clarke. He’s incredibly brave and sane. The other guy is just a blithering Marxist goon who wants more gun control and less freedom. Do something! Clarke says get rid of the gun free zones, which is exactly right. Obama would disarm normal Americans and have them live at the mercy of murdering maniacs. The elites would still have body guards and protection. Sound fair? These gun free zones are killing fields. The bad guys know exactly where to go to kill a bunch of defenseless people and grab all the infamy they can before being taken out....
  • Obama, Guns, and the Politics of Hopelessness (Warning! Super Manhattan Liberal rant)

    10/03/2015 10:58:10 AM PDT · by pabianice · 8 replies
    The New Yorker | 10/2/15 | Cassidy
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  • O.J. Simpson acquitted (20 year anniversary)

    10/03/2015 8:08:55 AM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 64 replies
    At the end of a sensational trial, former football star O.J. Simpson is acquitted of the brutal 1994 double murder of his estranged wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend, Ronald Goldman. In the epic 252-day trial, Simpson’s “dream team” of lawyers employed creative and controversial methods to convince jurors that Simpson’s guilt had not been proved “beyond a reasonable doubt,” thus surmounting what the prosecution called a “mountain of evidence” implicating him as the murderer.
  • Working class warriors? No, middle class spongers and so-called academics

    10/03/2015 8:04:49 AM PDT · by pabianice · 7 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 10/3/15 | Malone
    Age hasn't mellowed university graduate Ian Bone - he's full of resentment Almost all his life has been devoted to waging war on the rich All the while he has been claiming benefits funded by their taxes So, what does the bitter graduate think of the cereal cafe protest? Age has not mellowed university graduate Ian Bone. He may now be a 68-year-old grandfather, but he is full of burning resentment. Almost all his life has been devoted to waging war on the rich while claiming benefits funded by their taxes. His father was butler to Sir Gerald Coke, grandson...
  • Waco Biker Massacre: GQ Writer Paints a Picture of Likely Police Misconduct

    10/03/2015 6:55:11 AM PDT · by ExyZ · 30 replies ^ | October 3, 2015 | Brian Doherty
    With the police still withholding evidence, their behavior during and after the "biker massacre" and mass arrests still very suspicious.
  • Man at center of Waco shootout remains a mystery

    10/03/2015 6:34:26 AM PDT · by ExyZ · 5 replies
    Houston Chronicle ^ | October 2, 2015 | Dane Schiller
    Nearly 200 bikers were arrested after the deadly Waco melee in May, but one of the men in the middle of the action has not been charged with any crime. People who were at the scene say they helped carry an injured Clifford Pierce to a triage area in the parking lot and believe he may have been paralyzed. But they are unsure of his current whereabouts. The last time Pierce was seen at the house he rented in Waco was the morning of the shooting, and he hasn't been back, said his former landlord. Family removed his belongings. Messages...
  • WashPost Fixes Multiple Errors in Story on Pelosi and Human Baby Question But Notes Only One…

    10/03/2015 3:22:00 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 2 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | October 2, 2015 | 3:38 PM EDT | Michael W. Chapman
    Several hours after posting a news story with several errors, including in the headline—about a reporter asking Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) a question about human life—The Washington Post fixed the errors in the story by reporter Kelsey Snell but only noted one “correction” at the story’s end in the changed copy. On Thursday, Oct. 1, reporter Sam Dorman attended Pelosi’s weekly press conference at the U.S. Capitol and asked her, “In reference to funding for Planned Parenthood, is an unborn baby with a human heart and a human liver a human being?” […] In Kelsey Snell’s story posted...
  • Another Satanist School Shooter of Christians

    10/02/2015 3:37:56 PM PDT · by SaraJohnson · 9 replies
    10/2/15 | Sara Johnson
    The Oregon school shootings have a key common thread with other school shootings - the seeking out and murder of Christians. He made them identify themselves by religion and when he found a Christian, he said "you will meet God in a minute" and killed them. Two key elements in some of these shootings: Satanists shooting Christians and the use of a gun. Which leads Obama to denounce the guns and everyone ignores the hatred of Christians growing in this society of humanism which inspired this man of hate, to murder Christians.
  • Mom? Dad? I'm Dead ... Here Are My Tattoos: This takes "leaving your mark" to a whole new level.

    10/02/2015 2:51:38 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 58 replies
    The Huffington Post ^ | September 30, 2015 | Jenna Amatulli
    When you think "family heirloom," it's natural to think of Grandpa's pocket watch or Grandma's engagement ring, but what about Uncle Jim's Bugs Bunny tattoo? Sure, it was once on ole-Jim's calf, but now it can be framed, mounted and proudly displayed above your fireplace, for when you remember him on Christmas Eve. NAPSA -- the National Association for the Preservation of Skin Art -- launched earlier this month with the aim of helping you pass down your tattoos to your kids, grandkids, and loved ones. It's no longer a morbid dream. You can have your tattoos removed, preserved and...
  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! October 2015 Edition

    10/02/2015 12:56:38 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 18 replies ^ | 10-2-15 | Dr. Michael Savage
  • Breaking: Umpqua Shooter Was Not a Republican

    10/02/2015 11:26:46 AM PDT · by conservativejoy · 61 replies
    Bad Blue ^ | 10/02/2015 | Ryan Girdusky
    Thursday’s horrific mass murder at Umpqua Community College in Oregon has everyone looking for answers and motives to how a young man became a monster–and some are jumping too quickly to conclusions. Naturally, the media and other liberals have claimed the shooter, Chris Harper-Mercer, a 26-year-old, biracial man, was a Republican At one point in his life, Mercer tagged himself as a Republican on his dating profile. Within hours after the shooting, CBS, Raw Story, Mediate, Heavy, The Daily Beast, and scores of Twitter users pounced all over this apparent revelation. However, Red Alert Politics has discovered Mercer was in...
  • Carly Fiorina Is Basically A Transgendered Version of Jeb

    10/02/2015 11:08:43 AM PDT · by conservativejoy · 17 replies
    News Machete ^ | 10/02/2015 | News Machete
    When Carly Fiorina rips into Hillary Clinton, the tendons in her neck snap taut like clotheslines, her eyes turn into human blinking machines, her voice roars like a buzzsaw, and low information Republican primary voters clap like trained seals. The reality is, however, that Carly Fiorina is a moderate Republican. The good people at have compiled a rather disturbing dossier of her political views. Immigration: Carly supports keeping birthright citizenships and allowing anchor babies, calling attempts to change the law a mere "distraction". She supports amnesty for so-called "Dreamers", and supported Marco Rubio's gang of 8 amnesty bill. (By...
  • Operation Wetback Deported 1 Million Illegals With Only 750 Agents

    10/02/2015 11:05:22 AM PDT · by conservativejoy · 14 replies
    News Machete ^ | 10/02/2015 | News Machete
    Jeb Bush says it will cost "hundreds of billions of dollars" to deport illegal aliens. President Eisenhower, however, deported a million alone in the space of a year, and with only 750 deportation agents, in an operation with a name we would never use today: Operation Wetback. Some 750 agents swept northward through agricultural areas with a goal of 1,000 apprehensions a day. By the end of July, over 50,000 aliens were caught... Another 488,000, fearing arrest, had fled the country. By September, 80,000 had been taken into custody in Texas, and an estimated 500,000 to 700,000 illegals had left...
  • Georgia Schools Are Teaching Kids "Allah Is the Same God Worshipped By Jews and Christians"

    10/02/2015 9:24:15 AM PDT · by conservativejoy · 71 replies
    Right Wing News ^ | 10/02/2015 | Casey Fiano
     There’s nothing necessarily wrong with children learning about Islam. But learning about Islam to the exclusion of Christianity, and that Allah is the same God worshipped by Jews and Christians, has a lot of parents angry. Several Walton County parents say their children are being forced to learn about Islam, and want the option to exclude their children from these lessons. The teaching of Islam has banded together a group of upset parents. “My daughter had to learn the Shiad, and the five pillars of Islam, which is what you learn to convert, but they never once learned anything...
  • Humans In Harnesses Are The Hot Accessory

    10/02/2015 9:02:46 AM PDT · by rfreedom4u · 21 replies
    Yahoo Style ^ | October 1, 2015 | Sarah Cristobal
    Rick Owens seems to enjoy turning the fashion world on its well-coiffed head. In the past, the designer has enlisted muscular step dancers to stomp down the runway and featured penises (they peeked out from tunics) as the must have accessory for his fall/ winter 2014 mens collection. His latest runway spectacle was called “Cyclops,” but instead of one-eyed creatures clomping down the runway, he sent models out with what can only be classified as human backpacks. While a trio of gospel singers sang about “Protecting land and how it’s ours to preserve,” models appeared with local gymnasts strapped to...
  • Cruz, Rubio and Clarity in the GOP Race

    10/02/2015 8:51:07 AM PDT · by conservativejoy · 27 replies
    Right Wing News ^ | 10/02/2015 | Scott Rasmussen
    Despite the oversized field and non-traditional candidates, the battle for the Republican presidential nomination is starting to shape up in familiar ways. There will be a champion of the establishment wing taking on the champion of the party base to determine the nominee. One interesting possibility is that this year’s finalists could both be young, articulate and Hispanic. There’s a long road ahead, but it is very reasonable to envision Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz as the last candidates standing. Among establishment candidates, Rubio almost certainly has enough charisma and eloquence to overcome Jeb Bush’s claim...
  • Blacks, Latinos Face New Problem: ‘Math Misplacement’: Pushed to the back of the math class bus

    10/02/2015 7:10:59 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 53 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 10/02/2015 | Rod Kackley
    California Sen. Holly Mitchell (D) connects the lack of racial diversity in Silicon Valley with racially motivated “math misplacement.”She claims middle-school algebra teachers are holding back black and Latino kids from advancing to ninth-grade geometry, even though they are doing just as well as white kids who are getting a grade of “B” or better, and are meeting or exceeding state standard assessments.However, the study that Mitchell and others supporting her effort cite as proof of their position also shows the real problem is actually with middle-school algebra teachers. Many of them just aren’t very good at their jobs.The...
  • Can Sweden make the case for a 6-hour workday?

    10/02/2015 6:48:54 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    CS Monitor ^ | 10/02/2015 | Kelsey Warner
    Sweden, birthplace of ABBA, IKEA, and Volvo, may soon have another celebrated export: the 6-hour workday.The practice is not yet universal, but companies across multiple sectors report positive results from the shorter day.Brath, a tech startup, made the move three years ago for its 22 employees. Maria Brĺth, the CEO, says her firm has tracked productivity and found that her team exceeds output when compared to similar tech shops. One of the biggest advantages is that it helps them hire and keep employees, Ms. Brath writes in a blog post:Recommended: Think you know Europe? Take our geography quiz. We also...
  • At Colorado college, a ban on the words 'God,' 'Jesus,' and 'Lord'

    10/02/2015 6:41:27 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 28 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 10/02/2015 | Rick Moran
    The Colorado School of Mines has taken speech codes to a nonsensical level. More than that, they are making it up as they go along. Those are the only conclusions you can draw from a the events surrounding a suit filed by a former football player at the school who wanted to donate money to the athletic department. What happens next reads like a dystopian nightmare. Daily Caller: Michael Lucas donated $2,500 to the Colorado School of Mines for a new athletic facility. In exchange for the donation, the school allows donors to have whatever they like inscribed on a nameplate...
  • The Real Reason People Don't Save Enough for Retirement

    10/02/2015 6:30:09 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 48 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | 10/02/2015 | TERESA GHILARDUCCI
    Aesop would have had a straightforward explanation for why some people just can’t manage to save up for retirement: Some people are born ants—industrious and in possession of great willpower—while others are grasshoppers, living only for today. Millennia later, sorting workers into personality-specific boxes is still the preferred way of thinking about how to get people to put more money into savings. An otherwise thoughtful survey of over 1,000 individuals and interviews with 50 people by the MetLife Mature Markets Institute identifies no fewer than 10 different variations on the grasshopper: There are “Snoozers,” “Oversleepers,” “Stewers,” “Brewers.” And then there...