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  • Feminist Comedian to Fight Patriarchy by Telling Rape Jokes, Showing Vagina Onstage

    04/20/2015 12:53:52 PM PDT · by rightistight · 112 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 4/20/15 | Aurelius
    Comedian and performance artist Adrienne Truscott plans to fight against what she sees as male-dominated culture by telling rape jokes and exposing her vagina onstage. The act, called “Asking for It,” is performed by Truscott. According to her website, Truscott will be “dressed only from the waist up and ankles down,” and the show “undoes and does in the rules and rhetoric about rape, comedy and the awkward laughs in between.” Her site continues, “With commentary from George Carlin, Louis C. K. and Robert De Niro, ducks, whistles and enough gin and tonics to get a girl in trouble, she...
  • Calling her ‘Hillary’ is now ‘sexist’

    04/18/2015 3:29:16 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 109 replies
    New York Post ^ | 2015-04-18 | Chelsea Samelson
    She even campaigned as "Hillary" during her 2000 race for senate. Now that Hillary is officially in the running, prepare to start hearing the s-word. Don’t like her politics? Sexist! Disagree with her positions? Sexist! Still have issues with Benghazi? Sexist!
  • Obama Expresses Concern Over "Less-Than Loving Expressions From Christians"

    04/07/2015 1:31:45 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 44 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | April 7, 2015 | Pam Key
    Tuesday at the White House’s Easter breakfast, President Barack Obama momentarily attempted to address the current religious freedom controversy but stopped himself after reactions from the crowd.
  • 2 Queens, NY Women Are Charged in Bomb Plot

    04/02/2015 2:07:12 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    New York Times ^ | 04/02/2015 | By STEPHANIE CLIFFORD
    Two women living in Queens have been charged with planning to build a bomb that they wanted to detonate in the United States. The women, Noelle Velentzas, 28, and Asia Siddiqui, 31, who until recently were roommates, were named in a complaint unsealed on Thursday in Federal District Court in Brooklyn, and were expected to appear in court on Thursday afternoon. Ms. Velentzas and Ms. Siddiqui, who are American citizens, appeared to be interested in jihad, according to the complaint, which said that they had been communicating with Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula and had been viewing violent videos...
  • COEXIST - You Moron!

    03/20/2015 12:56:47 PM PDT · by lormand · 16 replies
    Me ^ | 03/20/15 | Me
    I took this picture two days ago. I could not help myself when stopped at the light behind this SHPOS. I walked up to his door and said, "hey, some malcontent marxist vandalized your car with bumper stickers
  • Mrs. Obama: Americans Should Drink Unsweetened Tea

    03/18/2015 3:36:16 PM PDT · by ilovesarah2012 · 156 replies
    radio.foxnews.com ^ | Todd Starnes
    The First Lady of these United States is now urging Americans to stop drinking sweet tea. Yes – friends – you heard correctly. Mrs. Obama has declared war on the House Wine of the South. It’s all part of her anti-obesity campaign — called Let’s Move. The website Free Beacon was the first to report on her latest culinary atrocities – urging us to wash down our lettuce and bean sprouts with unsweetened tea. The First Lady also told Americans to stay away from all-you-can-eat buffets — which I’m sure is great news for all those folks employed by all-you-can-eat...
  • Obama Says Selma a Living History Lesson for His Daughters

    03/07/2015 4:18:46 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 49 replies
    ABC News ^ | 03/07/2015 | DARLENE SUPERVILLE
    In four minutes, President Barack Obama gave his daughters a living history lesson on the civil rights movement. Obama paid tribute Saturday to civil rights legends sung and unsung by leading a symbolic march across an Alabama bridge where throngs who protested their lack of voting rights 50 years ago were beaten by police on what is known as "Bloody Sunday."
  • Chris Cuomo: 'Our Rights Do Not Come From God' (Says The Certified Moron)

    02/19/2015 1:16:19 PM PST · by Kaslin · 36 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 19, 2015 | Cal Thomas
    "...the rights of man come not from the generosity of the state but from the hand of God." (John F. Kennedy, Inaugural Address, January 20, 1961) It isn't often that a member of the media reveals the philosophy behind his political ideology, but last week, CNN anchor Chris Cuomo outed himself. In an exchange with Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore about Moore's refusal to adhere to a federal appellate judge's order to ignore the state constitution and begin granting marriage licenses to same-sex couples, Moore said "...our rights contained in the Bill of Rights do not come from the Constitution,...
  • White House defends Prayer Breakfast remarks about the Crusades

    02/06/2015 1:07:40 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 59 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 6, 2015 | Jesse Byrnes
    The White House on Friday defended President Obama's remarks at the National Prayer Breakfast after he was widely lambasted by conservatives for bringing up acts done in Christianity's name amid a discussion of modern-day terrorist threats. Americans should hold themselves "up to our own values and our own standards," deputy press secretary Eric Schultz said aboard the president's flight to Indianapolis, where Obama is speaking at a community college, according to the pool report. Obama believes that "when we fall short of that, we need to be honest with ourselves," Schultz said, noting Obama's "belief in American exceptionalism." “The president...
  • Obama denied request from Jordan for Predator drones in Islamic State fight

    02/05/2015 1:39:09 PM PST · by jazusamo · 55 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | February 5, 2015 | Rowan Scarborough
    The Obama administration earlier this year turned down a request from Jordan for Predator spy drones that would help it locate targets in the war against the Islamic State. The refusal, disclosed by a House Armed Services Committee, member, is gaining importance today since Jordan has emerged as a critical player in a U.S.-led coalition to destroy the terror group. On Tuesday, the Islamic State released a video of its execution by fire of a capture Jordanian pilot. Jordan retaliated on Thursdaywith F-16 air strikes on the Syrian town of Raqqa and is vowing a relentless war against the Islamic...
  • ISIS Militants Selling, Crucifying, Burying Children Alive in Iraq, Says UN Watchdog

    02/04/2015 9:19:22 AM PST · by kristinn · 36 replies
    Reuters via The Straights Times ^ | (Thursday) February 5, 2015
    Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants are selling abducted Iraqi children at markets as sex slaves, and killing other youths, including by crucifixion or burying them alive, a United Nations watchdog said on Wednesday. Iraqi boys aged under 18 are increasingly being used by the militant group as suicide bombers, bomb makers, informants or human shields to protect facilities against US-led air strikes, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child said. "We are really deeply concerned at torture and murder of those children, especially those belonging to minorities, but not only from minorities," committee expert Renate...
  • How General Pershing dealt with Islamic Terrorists

    10/07/2001 7:14:26 PM PDT · by GuillermoX · 33 replies · 4,072+ views
    Various ^ | 10-7-01 | Vendyl Jones
    THE WISDOM OF KNOWING YOUR ENEMY  "In the years preceding World War I, General Pershing was commander of the American forces in the Philippines.  The small Moslem community on the island nation began to wreak havoc against the Philippine government and American forces.  The American troops captured a large group of these terrorists.  During the interrogation by the Military Court, the fanatics were heard to repeatedly shout, 'Allah Achbar!  Allah Achbar! Jihad!  The Philippines are the lands of Islam!'    "Pershing ordered the Amalekites executed one by one in the presence of the whole group. (The author is referring to ...
  • Oxford University Press Bans Use Of Pig, Sausage Or Pork-Related Words To Avoid Offending Muslims

    01/14/2015 5:54:37 PM PST · by Steelfish · 65 replies
    Telegraph(UK) ^ | January 14, 2015
    Oxford University Press Bans Use Of Pig, Sausage Or Pork-Related Words To Avoid Offending Muslims 14 Jan 2015 The Oxford University Press has warned its writers not to mention pigs, sausages or pork-related words in children's books, in an apparent bid to avoid offending Jews and Muslims. The existence of the publisher's guidelines emerged after a radio discussion on free speech in the wake of the Paris attacks. Speaking on Radio 4's Today programme, presenter Jim Naughtie said: "I've got a letter here that was sent out by OUP to an author doing something for young people. "Among the things...
  • NYT editor: Cartoons blaspheming Mohammed are different from anti-semitic cartoons

    01/14/2015 3:09:30 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 51 replies
    Hotair ^ | 01/14/2015 | AllahPundit
    The double standard laid bare. If you’re a devout believer of whichever faith and eager to see less blasphemy in the media, as many Americans are, there’s no other conclusion to draw here than, “I need to be much, much angrier.” The image of the prophet Mohammed, however, seems to occupy its own category, with its own rules. Last week, Baquet told me via email that as editor of the Times he had to consider “the Muslim family in Brooklyn who read us and is offended by any depiction of what he sees as his prophet.” [sic] When I...
  • My Imported Bride

    01/05/2015 3:11:01 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 141 replies
    Orange Coast Magazine ^ | April 11, 2012 | David Haldane
    I’m an older O.C. divorcé with a young Filipino wife I met on the Internet, and I know what you’re thinking. Can’t say I blame you. But you’re wrong.I’m pouring drinks for my guests when the police arrive. It’s 3 p.m. on a Saturday and we’re hosting a friend’s baby shower in our open garage. The two officers survey the scene carefully before striding toward me with bad news. “We got a complaint from your neighbor,” one of the officers says with a nod. After they sort it out and determine we’re not committing any crimes or posing a public...
  • Picture Of Bill Clinton With Young Blonde Goes Viral (Hillary Alert!...Who's your Daddy?)

    12/18/2014 1:55:56 PM PST · by AngelesCrestHighway · 207 replies
    Inquisitr ^ | 12/17/14 | Staff
    Is Slick Willie up to his old tricks? Some Twitter comedians seem to think so. This picture above purports to be the former president standing next to the wife and daughter of New York City grocery magnate John Catsimatidis, the owner and CEO of Gristedes Foods, the largest grocery chain in Manhattan, along with other ventures. This Bill Clinton image ran wild across social media, and for whatever reason, the wife was cropped out in some of the retweets. “It was at a recent function with the Catsimatidis family that the buzz-building photo was apparently taken, with the former president...
  • Nurse who fought Maine Ebola quarantine moving out of state: report

    11/08/2014 4:13:05 PM PST · by bgill · 54 replies
    yahoo ^ | Nov. 7, 2014 | Reuters
    A nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa and publicly fought quarantine orders in New Jersey and Maine after returning to the United States last month has decided to move away from her home state, a newspaper in Maine reported. Kaci Hickox and her boyfriend, Ted Wilbur, plan to leave Maine after Nov. 10, or the expiration of the monitoring period for the virus' 21-day incubation, according to the Press Herald newspaper.
  • Obama Takes Shot at FOX: Obamacare "Might Still Be A Fanged Threat To Freedom on FOX News"

    10/02/2014 12:14:30 PM PDT · by i88schwartz · 42 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | October 2, 2014 | RealClearPolitics
    PRESIDENT OBAMA: I am not on the ballot this fall. Michelle's pretty happy about that. But make no mistake: these policies are on the ballot. Every single one of them. This isn't a political speech, and I'm not going to tell you who to vote for – even though I suppose it is kind of implied. But I have laid out my ideas to create more jobs and grow more wages. A true opposition party should have the courage to lay out theirs. There's a reason fewer Republicans are preaching doom on deficits – because they're now manageable. There's a...
  • Tiger Woods to open his first restaurant at Jupiter’s Harbourside Place

    09/30/2014 11:28:11 AM PDT · by FlJoePa · 45 replies
    Palm Beach Post ^ | 9-30-14 | Kristen Clark
    JUPITER — Pro golfer Tiger Woods will open his first restaurant and sports bar at Harbourside Place in Jupiter, project officials announced today. Woods, a resident of Jupiter Island, is the latest tenant revealed for the $150 million entertainment complex on the northwest corner of Indiantown Road and U.S. 1. Stores will begin to open next month and continue to open through November. A grand opening is planned for December, said Nick Mastroianni II, the developer of the project
  • OBAMA: ´They Don´t Call Moscow´ When There´s Trouble In The World

    09/28/2014 9:18:02 PM PDT · by Nachum · 44 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 9/28/14 | Colin Campbell
    President Barack Obama wants everyone to know "how we roll": The US always takes the lead in international crises. In a "60 Minutes" interview Sunday evening, Obama was asked why the US is contributing such a significant portion of the military coalition against the jihadist group known as the Islamic State or ISIS. Obama responded by arguing that other countries were not stepping up. "When trouble comes up anywhere in the world, they don´t call Beijing, they don´t call Moscow. They call us. That´s the deal," he quipped. When CBS´ Steve Kroft pressed Obama on the relatively small contributions from...
  • RFK Jr. has 'addictive personality' for drugs and sex

    09/22/2014 10:13:50 AM PDT · by Dr. Thorne · 57 replies
    NYPost.com ^ | June 26, 2014 | Richard Johnson
    Jerry Oppenheimer, who is penning the first-ever biography of Robert F. Kennedy Jr., says Bobby’s latest alleged affair shouldn’t come as a surprise to his fiancée, actress Cheryl Hines. “Anyone who knows Bobby intimately should be aware that he has an addictive personality involving both drugs and sex,” the best-selling author told me. The National Enquirer reported earlier this month that Kennedy had been carrying on an affair with a married woman while he was dating Hines, whom he plans to marry this summer on Cape Cod.
  • Elizabeth Warren endorses Tierney

    09/10/2014 3:09:55 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 26 replies
    The Hill ^ | June 16, 2014 | Abby Smith
    Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is lending a hand to Rep. John Tierney (D-Mass.) in his Democratic primary campaign. The liberal icon and freshman senator endorsed Tierney at an event in Salem on Monday, adding her name to a long list of other Democrats who are backing the nine-term lawmaker ahead of his competitive contest. “Congressman Tierney is a tireless champion for Massachusetts families,” Warren said in a statement. “We need to send him back to Washington so he can continue fighting for a level playing field for working families.”
  • La Raza President 'Done Waiting,' Demands Obama Give Exec Amnesty to 8 Million Illegals

    09/05/2014 3:41:13 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 93 replies
    Breitbart's Big Government ^ | September 5, 2014 | Tony Lee
    On Friday, La Raza President and CEO Janet Murguia demanded that President Barack Obama give executive amnesty and work permits to as many as eight million illegal immigrants after reports surfaced that Senate Democrats are urging Obama not to unilaterally change the country's immigration laws before the midterm elections. Appearing on MSNBC's Jose Diaz-Balart, Murguia said Obama and Republicans have told illegal immigrants in the past to wait for Congress to act on legislation before complaining that, "and now, there's some Senate Democrats who are asking us to wait again." "We're done waiting. We've waited long enough," she said, claiming...
  • Cowboys' Jerry Jones says racy photos of him are a misrepresentation

    08/11/2014 3:55:54 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 17 replies
    CBS Sports ^ | August 10, 2014
    Jerry Jones couldn't avoid the media forever. The Cowboys owner has been relatively silent since Aug. 5, when racy photos of him hit the internet. However, Jones broke that silence on Sunday and briefly talked about the leaked images that showed him in suggestive positions with two women. The Twitter user who published the photos online said the pictures were part of an extortion plot. Jones didn't use the word extortion when talking about the photos, but he did say he was 'misrepresented.'
  • Obama’s FBI to hire firm to rate ‘positive’ and ‘negative’ stories about the agency

    08/04/2014 5:12:40 PM PDT · by ilovesarah2012 · 22 replies
    WashingtonTimes.com ^ | August 3, 2014 | Jim McElhatton
    The FBI is hiring a contractor to grade news stories about the agency as “positive” “neutral” or “negative,” but the agency won’t say why officials need the information or what they plan to do with it. FBI officials wouldn’t even reveal how they will go about assigning the grades, which were laid out in a recent contract solicitation. The contract tells potential bidders to “use their judgment” in scoring news coverage as part of a new “daily news briefing” service the agency is seeking as part of a contract that could last up to five years. The move is reminiscent...
  • Obama’s brother wears Hamas scarf bearing anti-Israel slogans in photo

    08/01/2014 4:11:51 PM PDT · by mgist · 18 replies
    washington Post ^ | 1/30/2014 | By Cheryl K. Chumley
    A photo of President Obama’s half-brother, Malik, who served as the best man at his brother’s wedding, has surfaced showing him wearing a special scarf emblazoned with anti-Israel slogans used by the terror group Hamas. One saying on the scarf: “WE ARE COMING,” the Daily Mail reported. And the other: “From the river to the sea.” That reference is to Palestinians’ beliefs that land currently occupied by Israel — from the Jordan River to the Mediterranean Sea — actually belongs to them. The photo was taken in 2010 at an event in Yemen and posted on the website of...
  • Is the President Incompetent or Lawless?

    07/31/2014 5:15:00 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 67 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 31, 2014 | Judge Andrew Napolitano
    It has been well established under the Constitution and throughout our history that the president's job as the chief federal law enforcement officer permits him to put his ideological stamp on the nature of the work done by the executive branch. The courts have characterized this stamp as "discretion." Thus when exercising their discretion, some presidents veer toward authority, others toward freedom. John Adams prosecuted a congressman whose criticism brought him into disrepute, an act protected by the First Amendment yet punishable under the Alien and Sedition Acts, and Thomas Jefferson declined to enforce the Acts because they punished speech,...
  • Democratic Candidate Offers $100K For Nude Pics Of Teen Hunter

    Some guy running for Congress in Virginia is on the hunt for naked pictures of Texas Tech cheerleader and animal-lover Kendall Jones. The teen caused a ruckus on the Internet when her Facebook page with photos of her big-game kills, including a lion and a leopard, went viral. Facebook removed the photos and then begrudgingly removed a “Kill Kendall Jones” page Thursday. Now some liberal guy running for congress in Virginia is obsessively tweeting about Jones, asking for nude photos or videos, and it’s disgusting:
  • Muslim Student Who Ignited Media Firestorm Proves Herself Just Another Islamic Apologist

    07/05/2014 4:02:43 PM PDT · by FredDardick · 9 replies
    Political Kryptonite ^ | July 5, 2014 | Fred Dardick
    Saba Ahmaed, the Muslim women who found herself an internet media sensation after speaking out at a Heritage Foundation panel on Benghazi last month, penned an op-ed in the Guardian in which she responded to her critics. Rather than address the perfectly legitimate questions that panel moderators brought up during the discussion on the dangers of Sharia Law and how the peaceful majority of a population are often irrelevant when it comes to mass scale crimes perpetrated by the violent minority in their midst – Nazi Germany, Stalin’s Russia, and Communist China were just a few of the examples pointed...
  • Radioactive material stolen in Mexico: officials (Recovered)

    07/04/2014 11:56:16 AM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 53 replies
    Yahoo.com ^ | 7/4/14 | AFP
    Radioactive material stolen in Mexico: officials Mexico City (AFP) - The Mexican government warned Friday that a vehicle containing radioactive material has been stolen, and issued a dire warning to the thieves against taking the potentially deadly material from its protective container. Federal civil defense officials said the vehicle had been transporting deadly iridium-192, a radioactive substance used in making some industrial products. The substance "can be dangerous for human health if removed from its container," the officials said in a statement, adding that the material can be lethal even if handled for only a brief time. The theft in...
  • “Ramadan Kareem,” President Obama says to Muslim faithful

    06/29/2014 12:19:36 PM PDT · by mojito · 69 replies
    The News ^ | 6/29/2014 | Unattributed
    United States President Barak Obama has extended his best wishes to the Muslim faithful as Ramadan begins all over the world, saying “Ramadan Kareem.” President Barack Obama. Source: Wikipedia “On behalf of the American people, Michelle and I extend our best wishes to Muslim communities here in the United States and around the world on the beginning of the blessed month of Ramadan,”Obama said in a statement released by the White House on Sunday.” At 01:55 GMT a White House tweet read: “Ramadan Kareem.” —President Obama extends his best wishes to the Muslim community on the beginning of Ramadan. In...
  • Michael Moore, Wife Tangle Over Divorce Dollars

    06/05/2014 4:47:31 PM PDT · by Callahan · 87 replies
    The Smoking Gun ^ | 6/5/2014 | Anon.
    UNE 5--With his divorce trial looming, Michael Moore is battling his wife over the valuation of the couple’s assets, while branding her a spendthrift who “unilaterally wasted a large percentage of the marital funds” building a lakefront mansion that has prompted mocking news stories about the activist filmmaker’s wealth. Moore and Kathleen Glynn are scheduled for trial next month in a Michigan courtroom not far from the sprawling Torch Lake residence that the Hollywood power contends became a money pit that cost five times what his wife claimed she would spend on the home.
  • Obama Official: Bergdahl Worthy of Sympathy if Joined Taliban to Protest Platoon Leaders

    06/04/2014 9:29:41 PM PDT · by kristinn · 258 replies
    Thursday, June 5, 2014 | Kristinn
    An Obama administration official has floated the idea that Bowe Bergdahl was justified in deserting his platoon in Afghanistan and joining the Taliban over disagreements with the platoon's leadership. Brandon Friedman, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs for the Department of Housing and Urban Development posted a series of tweets Wednesday evening in which he speculated that Bergdahl deserted over bad leadership of his platoon and that is why his fellow soldiers were smearing him."Here's the thing about Bergdahl and the Jump-to-Conclusions mats: What if his platoon was long on psychopaths and short on leadership? (1/5)"" What if he grew...
  • EXCLUSIVE - 'She seduced him in a creaky French elevator': Bombshell book reveals Jackie O's

    05/28/2014 2:09:37 PM PDT · by kcvl · 139 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 05/28/2014 | Lauren Winter
    EXCLUSIVE - 'She couldn't wait and allowed him to seduce her in a creaky French elevator': Bombshell book reveals Jackie Kennedy's secret lovers, her revenge on JFK with William Holden, her steamy night with Brando and her forbidden affairs with Bobby AND Teddy New book reveals that Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis was a passionate woman who had many men--before, during and after her marriage to JFK Authors say she bedded Hollywood actors Warren Beatty, Paul Newman, Gregory Peck and Frank Sinatra, among others Confessed Brando, 'She took matters into her own hands and popped the magic question, ‘Would you like to...
  • ONLY IN OBAMALAND: On Armed Forces Day Obama Honors Gays & Trannies Instead of Armed Forces

    05/19/2014 4:49:43 PM PDT · by kingattax · 25 replies
    Clash Daily ^ | 19 May 2014
    Armed Forces Day was created under Harry Truman in 1949; it was meant to be a day to honor and acknowledge the people of the Armed Forces of the United States. But our President failed to recognize it in his Twitter account, although the account recognized ‘International Day Against Homophobia Or Transphobia’, even using the #IDAHOT hashtag.
  • Michelle Obama Cites View of Growing Segregation

    Michelle Obama Cites View of Growing Segregation By SHERYL GAY STOLBERG TOPEKA, Kan. — Sixty years after the Supreme Court outlawed “separate but equal” schools for blacks and whites, civil rights advocates say American schools are becoming increasingly segregated, while the first lady, Michelle Obama, lamented that “many young people are going to schools with kids who look just like them.” “Today, by some measures, our schools are as segregated as they were back when Dr. King gave his final speech,” Mrs. Obama told 1,200 graduating high school seniors Friday here in the city that gave rise to the landmark...
  • Michelle Obama: 'splurging is the key to life'

    04/21/2014 12:11:38 PM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 89 replies
    A.P. ^ | April 20 2014 | STACY A. ANDERSON
    Michelle Obama said "splurging is the key to life" if you regularly eat right and stay active. Her biggest guilty pleasure: French fries. "How would you appreciate vegetables if you never had chocolate?" she asked. "You couldn't live without a little chocolate, a little French fries."
  • EXCLUSIVE: Martin Bashir, out at MSNBC over Palin slur, was previously suspended

    12/05/2013 11:13:23 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 28 replies
    Fox News ^ | December 5, 2013 | Howard Kurtz
    Turns out Martin Bashir’s mouth has gotten him into trouble before. Bashir resigned from MSNBC Wednesday over the sliming of Sarah Palin after meeting with the network’s president, Phil Griffin. But this isn’t the first time that Bashir has had to apologize for his remarks about a woman. While working for ABC News in the summer of 2008, he was addressing an Asian American Journalists Association convention in Chicago, with his “20/20” colleague Juju Chang also on stage. He began commenting on her dress. As New York magazine reported in a brief and little-noticed item, Bashir said that "I’m happy...
  • Obama to address supporters 8:15pm tonight

    11/18/2013 3:05:44 PM PST · by iowamark · 37 replies
    Organizing for America ^ | 11/18/2013 | Sara El-Amine
    President Obama is joining an exclusive call with OFA supporters to talk about what's next in the fight for change. The call will stream live on this page starting at 8:15 p.m. Eastern Time tonight, Monday, November 18th. Tonight, President Obama is getting on the phone to talk with OFA supporters... There's a reason he wants to talk to us: We are some of the top folks he's counting on to keep fighting for change. What we can actually achieve in the months ahead depends on what people like us are willing to do. Opportunities like this -- to hear...
  • De Blasio ally open to city seizing foreclosed homes from banks (New York City)

    11/15/2013 2:06:55 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 54 replies
    The New York Post ^ | November 15, 2013 | Yoav Gonen
    The most left-leaning candidate for City Council speaker says she would consider using eminent domain to seize homes that are in foreclosure from banks – a move that could leave taxpayers subsidizing the mortgages. Melissa Mark-Viverito (D-Manhattan/Bronx), a close ally of Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio, said she was open to the proposal when asked about it during a forum in Queens Thursday night featuring five main contenders in the race for speaker. “The idea of using eminent domain in a reverse way… as a way of seizing those properties from the bank as a way of making those homes affordable...
  • Genetic study proves Israel's wild boars originated in Europe

    11/10/2013 7:44:11 PM PST · by SunkenCiv · 36 replies
    PhysOrg ^ | Nov 04, 2013 | Tel Aviv University
    Wild boars look more or less the same in Israel as they do anywhere else: stalky and hairy with big heads, long snouts, and beady eyes. So scientists had no reason to suspect Israeli wild boars were any different than their brothers and sisters roaming the Middle East, from Egypt to Iran... unlike the Near Eastern wild boars in surrounding countries, Israel's wild boars originated in Europe. After a genetic and archaeological analysis, the researchers suggest the wild boars living in Israel are descendants of domesticated pigs brought to Israel starting almost 3,000 years ago by the Philistines and other...
  • New Hamas textbooks: Torah and Talmud are 'fabricated'

    11/04/2013 12:24:48 PM PST · by Nachum · 15 replies
    Israel HaYom ^ | 11/4/13 | staff
    New York Times reports that Hamas has introduced its own textbooks into Gaza schools, as part of effort to spread its ideology • Books do not recognize Israel and describe Palestine as encompassing all land between Jordan River and Mediterranean Sea. Hamas has introduced its own textbooks into schools in the Gaza Strip this fall, as part of an effort to spread its militant ideology among Palestinian youth, The New York Times reported on Sunday. According to the report, the books do not recognize modern Israel, or mention the Oslo Accords that Israel signed with the Palestine Liberation Organization in...
  • Rev. Jesse Jackson says Ronald Reagan wanted to ban blacks from playing football with whites

    11/02/2013 7:55:18 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 69 replies
    campusreform.org ^ | 10/1/2013 | Josiah Ryan
    Deceased Republican President Ronald Reagan sought to to permanently ban African Americans from playing college and professional football in the South with white people, civil rights icon Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. alleged in a speech at Furman University on Wednesday evening. In the same speech he also alleged that the modern Tea Party was born from efforts to sustain segregation. “Goldwater and Reagan – had they been successful, it would have been illegal for blacks and whites to play together on a Saturday afternoon,” he said. -snip- In the hour long speech, which focused on race but meandered through a...
  • War: NRSC blacklists ad firm because it helps Senate Conservatives Fund target Republicans

    11/02/2013 9:41:18 AM PDT · by FreeReign · 59 replies
    Hot Air ^ | NOVEMBER 1, 2013 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    (Excerpt) In a warning shot to outside conservative groups, the National Republican Senatorial Committee this week informed a prominent Republican advertising firm that it would not receive any contracts with the campaign committee because of its work with a group that targets incumbent Senate Republicans. Even more striking, a senior official at the committee called individual Republican Senate campaigns and other party organizations this week and urged them not to hire the firm, Jamestown Associates, in an effort to punish them for working for the Senate Conservatives Fund, a group founded by Jim DeMint, then a South Carolina senator, that...
  • Using Hydroponic Green Forage to Reduce Feed Costs in Natural Pork Production

    09/09/2013 7:44:48 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 34 replies
    North Central SARE ^ | December 2012
    Due to the rising cost of feed, many small scale pork producers are exploring alternatives in order to increase their profit margins. At Donnelly Farms, Jack Donnelly is producing hydroponically-grown green forage for his hogs, and has been able to reduce feed outlay and increase their bottom line. Donnelly Farms is a small, family-owned farm located in McClure, Ohio. The Donnelly family has been raising pork and goat meat for private buyers since 1981. They raise 25-45 hogs per month. The majority of their hogs are sold to private individuals, and a small batch is sold to Tyson Meats. Donnelly...
  • 'Moved' Barack Obama says murdered black boy Trayvon Martin could have been him 35 years ago

    07/20/2013 12:32:14 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 94 replies
    dnaindia.com ^ | 7/20/2013
    Obama said that race may have played a strong role in the case had it been a 'white male teen', both the outcome and the aftermath of the killing might have been different. The US president Barack Obama has reportedly addressed the Trayvon Martin case publically for the first time after George Zimmerman was acquitted a week ago, and said that he could relate to the ‘pain’ felt by the black community and further questioned the ‘stand-your-ground’ laws. According to the Fox News, Trayvon Martin was a Florida teen who was shot dead in February 2012 while unarmed. Obama said...
  • If Obama were a Kardashian, Which Kardashian Would He Be?

    07/20/2013 10:18:12 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 26 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 7-20-2013 | MOTUS
    “You know, when Trayvon Martin was first shot I said that this could have been my son.  Another way of saying that is Trayvon Martin could have been me 35 years ago.”  (SNIP) So I’m willing to play along. We all know that BO could’ve been Trayvon, or a Kardashian butt let’s do some soul-searching and see who else Big Guy could’ve been 35 years ago. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev? Like BO, he had a flakey mother and was disenfranchised, maybe he could have been Dzhokhar. (SNIP)  I suppose, with that set of chords he’s got, BO could have been any...
  • Obama family heading back to Martha's Vineyard after skipping last summer

    07/19/2013 8:08:06 AM PDT · by Justaham · 69 replies
    Original title: Obama family heading back to Martha's Vineyard after skipping last summer... and this year they're renting a $7.6million mansion next to Ted Danson ------------------------------ The First Family are heading back to Martha's Vineyard for a luxurious summer vacation, and are reportedly renting a secluded six-bedroom property worth an estimated $7.6 million. President Barack Obama, wife Michelle and their two daughters missed out on a trip to the exclusive island last year due to campaigning in the 2012 elections. But they are making up for it this year and jetting off to Massachusetts on August 10 for a week....
  • Lindsey Vonn Says 'No, Thanks' to Marrying Tiger Woods

    07/18/2013 9:55:17 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 31 replies
    Vogue ^ | July 18, 2013
    Skier Lindsey Vonn has zero interest in marrying boyfriend Tiger Woods… or anyone else, for that matter. In the August issue of Vogue, Vonn said “No, thanks” to getting married again.
  • Jim Carrey Mocks Gun Enthusiasts In "Funny Or Die" '"Hee-Haw" Spoof (Barf Alert)

    03/26/2013 4:13:04 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 46 replies
    http://todayentertainment.today.com/ ^ | March 26, 2013 | Drusilla Moorhouse
    Reckon Jim Carrey lost a few of his 10 million Twitter followers Monday? In a biting "Hee-Haw" themed Funny or Die spoof, the outspoken comedian takes aim at America's "heartless" gun enthusiasts -- including Charlton Heston, the late actor and former NRA president.