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  • Ivanka Trump visits center for minority-owned businesses

    02/22/2017 4:11:05 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet
    The Columbus Republic ^ | February 22, 2017 | Catherine Lucey, The Associated Press
    Ivanka Trump has expanded her research on economic policy with a visit to a Baltimore center for minority-owned small businesses. A White House official confirmed the Wednesday visit to the Raymond V. Haysbert Center for Entrepreneurship at the Greater Baltimore Urban League. The official said Trump participated in a round table discussion with business owners....
  • Pennsylvania School Sees Improvement After Dropping Michelle Obama’s Lunch Program

    02/22/2017 4:08:41 PM PST · by ColdOne · 2 replies ^ | 2/22/17 | Nick Bolger
    A western Pennsylvania high school has experienced an incredible turnaround in its lunch program since abandoning Michelle Obama's National School Lunch Program. The former first lady's lunch program was widely criticized for being unappealing to students, according to TheBlaze. @MichelleObama so this is the "healthy school lunch"… — Tyler Clements (@TylerClements6) April 3, 2014 Parents were unimpressed with the product of the National School Lunch Program as well. @MichelleObama my school lunch while eating with my daughter. Only other choice was a scoop of salad. This is sad! — Megan Howell (@Howelady) March 14, 2014 Since opting out...
  • DELINGPOLE: NASA to Stop Shilling for Big Green, Restart Exploring Space

    02/22/2017 4:07:35 PM PST · by pissant · 1 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2/22/17 | Delingpole
    I do hope that Gavin “Toast” Schmidt, the head of NASA’s Goddard Institute of Space Studies (GISS), followed the advice I gave him a few months back. Because it now looks very much as if he and many of his colleagues are about to face exciting new job opportunities, hopefully in areas best suited to their talents, such as the challenging world of fast-food retail. Yes, as we predicted, NASA is going to be stripped of the two main roles it enjoyed under the Obama administration – Muslim outreach and green propaganda – and return to its original day (and...
  • Delaware's District 10 special election is the focus of unprecedented national attention ...

    02/22/2017 4:01:20 PM PST · by SMGFan · 3 replies
    WDEL ^ | February 21, 2017
    A special election to fill the District 10 state Senate seat, vacated by Bethany Hall-Long, now Lt. Governor, has drawn not just national attention, but national funding as well. It is an unprecedented amount---perhaps nearly 10 times as much as what is traditionally spent on a local state Senate seat race.  Observers said it would appear to be the Democratic Party pushing to maintain one of its final bastions of control in a state, following what many in the party feel was a shocking loss nationwide during the presidential election.
  • DHS To Expedite Deportation Proceedings By Not Using Judges

    02/22/2017 4:00:50 PM PST · by ColdOne · 4 replies ^ | 2/22/17 | Alex Pfeiffer
    With immigration courts reaching a record backlog in 2016, Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly ordered Monday that illegal immigrants who have been in the U.S. for less than two years should be allowed to be deported without a court hearing. Kelly signed two memos Monday that made significant changes to the nation’s immigration policy. They ordered the immediate construction of a border wall, expanded the amount of local police who will enforce immigration law, and put every illegal immigrant — excluding those protected under President Obama’s executive amnesty — at risk of deportation. Condemnation of the plan by pro-immigration...
  • ICE Arrests Illegal Alien Wanted In Machete Hacking Deaths

    02/22/2017 3:56:51 PM PST · by ColdOne · 6 replies ^ | 2/22/17 | Chuck Ross
    An illegal alien accused of hacking two men to death in a Honduran liquor store in 1993 has been arrested in North Carolina as part of a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) operation. Francisco Escobar-Orellana, a 56-year-old illegal alien from Honduras, was arrested on Tuesday morning near his home in Hope Mills. Escobar had been arrested in North Carolina in July 2011 for driving under the influence. It is unclear why he was released at that time since, as ICE stated on Wednesday, Honduras had filed an arrest warrant for him in 2005. According to an ICE press release:
  • Stop Telling Me What Mika Brzezinski Said

    02/22/2017 3:42:19 PM PST · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    Rush ^ | February 22, 2017 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: By the way, I don’t need any more emails about Mika Brzezinski. Snerdley, have you heard about what Mika Brzezinski said on MSNBC? (interruption) (sigh) Well, I know everything, and yet I’ve had people email me, “You know what Mika Brzezinski said? You better comment! Do you know what she said?” Let me tell you what happened. It was on Morning Joe today on PMSNBC, and Mika Brzezinski, they’re talking about how Trump’s out there influencing public opinion. And the essentially Mika Brzezinski said, “Well, I think that’s dangerous. You know, edges here, he’s trying to undermine the media,...
  • Tucker’s guest to Trump: ‘Way more people have protested than were at your Nazi inaguration’

    02/22/2017 3:37:47 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies
    Hot Air ^ | February 22, 2017 | Matt Vespa
    Fireworks abound during Tucker Carlson’s show on Fox News Monday night when he invited Sunsara Taylor, an organizer with Refuse Fascism, to discuss the organization’s manifesto. Refuse doesn’t mince words, describing the Trump administration as illegitimate and having roots in misogyny, white supremacy, and warmongering. Oh, and they hate women and deny science. For the good of humanity, we must all resist this fascist regime that has control of nuclear weapons. (VIDEO-AT-LINK) Taylor went right into it with Tucker who initially asked if this is a fascist administration, how could it be that she could be on his show, alluding...

    02/22/2017 3:37:11 PM PST · by ebb tide
    Church Militant ^ | February 22, 2017 | Michael Hichborn
    The Catholic Medical Mission Board (CMMB) has long been suspected of being involved in the distribution and promotion of condoms. In this comprehensive report, the Lepanto Institute confirms these suspicions by reviewing the philosophy of its leadership, its own documents, and government reports. What is clear is that CMMB is not only philosophically in favor of the promotion of condoms, but is actively involved in the distribution of them as well. The Leadership The former president of the Catholic Medical Mission Board is John Galbraith. Galbraith became the president and CEO of CMMB in the year 2000, and served in...
  • Podesta: Deep-State FBI Wanted Hillary to Lose

    02/22/2017 3:34:52 PM PST · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    Rush ^ | February 22, 2017 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: John Podesta, whose emails were made public in the WikiLeaks dump, ran Hillary’s campaign, was on a website yesterday, and they released an interview by Bloomberg Politics co-managing editor John Heilemann they had with Podesta. We have a little clip of this thing. It’s kind of funny in a way. During a discussion about James Comey, the FBI director, during a discussion of his impact on the election, Heilemann and Podesta had the following back-and-forth. HEILEMANN: You have a theory, the case — PODESTA: Well, I think there’s — HEILEMANN: — that Comey wanted Trump to win, that the...
  • Sure: CNN’s Baldwin Says It’s ‘Dangerous’ to Wonder If Town Hall Protesters Are Organized

    02/22/2017 3:34:49 PM PST · by markomalley · 15 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 2/22/17 | Curtis Houck
    The double standard continues, folks. On Tuesday afternoon’s CNN Newsroom, host Brooke Baldwin seemed dismayed and testy when it came to questioning whether or not the attendees at solid congressional Republican town halls are liberal protesters, bemoaning the idea as “dangerous” rhetoric to be articulating.  Of course, NewsBusters readers will find this story to be quite humorous after recalling how this same network dismissed conservatives at town halls in 2009 and 2010 as astroturf or paid brown shirts. (video at link) After Baldwin applauded ABC’s Jonathan Karl for asking White House press secretary Sean Spicer about the town halls, she...
  • Mexican migrant dies after deportation in possible border suicide

    02/22/2017 3:34:45 PM PST · by Hadean · 23 replies
    LA Times ^ | February 22, 2017 | Kate Linthicum
    MEXICO CITY — A Mexican man who had just been deported from the United States fell to his death Tuesday from a bridge near the Tijuana-San Diego border crossing. A Mexican official with knowledge of the case, but who was not authorized to speak to the media, said it was unclear whether the man accidentally fell or intentionally jumped, but Mexican media cited bystanders and a Tijuana prosecutor who said the death appeared to be a suicide. News of the death, which coincided with this week's announcement that U.S. authorities are planning a major crackdown on immigrants living in the...
  • Excited reports of 'habitable planets' need to come back down to Earth

    02/22/2017 3:26:41 PM PST · by Salman · 26 replies
    Space Daily ^ | Feb 22, 2017 | Joshua Tan
    In 1950, physicist Enrico Fermi famously asked, "Where are they?" as a kind of lament about the lack of observational evidence for alien intelligence in our universe. Today, the question is still asked in the context of the always-hoped-for discovery of other worlds like our own, with the thought that maybe, just maybe, we will finally find those aliens. ... The two most fruitful methods for discovering exoplanets (the "transit method" and the "radial velocity method") both give a straightforward way to determine the distance between a star and an exoplanet. That, together with our knowledge of how much heat...
  • Poll: Which song do you think is better, Beyoncé’s “Formation” or Andra Day’s “Rise Up”?

    02/22/2017 3:22:04 PM PST · by grundle · 20 replies
    wordpress ^ | February 22, 2017 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    Poll: Which song do you think is better, Beyoncé’s “Formation” or Andra Day’s “Rise Up”?
  • Don Pedro Dam

    02/22/2017 3:20:54 PM PST · by keat · 11 replies ^ | February 21, 2017, 15:09 PST | self
  • Kansas lawmakers fail to override veto of income tax hikes

    02/22/2017 3:18:19 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 6 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Feb 22, 2017 5:32 PM EST | John Hanna
    Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback on Wednesday vetoed a bill that would undo his signature income tax cut and his allies prevented the Legislature from overriding him, setting up future confrontations over balancing the state budget. Less than two hours after Brownback vetoed the bill, the state House voted 85-40 to override him, giving supporters one vote more than the two-thirds majority they needed. But the vote in the Senate hours later was 24-16, which was three shy of a two-thirds majority. By not overriding the veto, lawmakers will have to draft another plan aimed at closing projected budget shortfalls totaling...
  • ‘F Them Racist [Bleep] Cops!!! Kill Them ALL’: Black Lives Matter Supporter Charged With

    02/22/2017 3:17:39 PM PST · by markomalley · 12 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 2/22/17 | Justin Caruso
    A Detroit man is scheduled to appear in court over threats he allegedly posted on Facebook last year.The suspect, Nheru Gowan Littleton, put anti-white, anti-police messages on his Facebook page, and is now facing charges of making a terroristic threat and using a computer to commit a crime, The Detroit News reports.On July 9, 2016, Littleton allegedly wrote on Facebook, “F them racist a** cops!!! Kill them ALL. Black Lives Matter. Black people should start killing all white cops just like they are killing us!!! Then and only then will this s*** stop. Why you ask? Because white people will be dropping like flies!!!”...
  • Industry: Philadelphia soda tax killing sales, layoffs loom

    02/22/2017 3:15:11 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 25 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Feb 22, 2017 11:00 AM EST
    Some Philadelphia supermarkets and beverage distributors say they’re gearing up for layoffs because the city’s new soda tax has cut beverage sales by 30 percent to 50 percent, worse than the city predicted. An owner of six supermarkets tells The Philadelphia Inquirer he expects to cut 300 jobs, and a soft drink distributor predicts a 20 percent workforce reduction. City officials expect business to rebound once customers get over sticker shock. …
  • Ohio State Hosting Lecture on Islamophobia Three Months After Terror Attack

    02/22/2017 3:13:04 PM PST · by markomalley · 12 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | 2/22/17 | Aleister
    “pernicious phenomenon” Remind us again, who was the victim?The Daily Caller reports: Ohio State Lectured On ‘Islamophobia’ Three Months After Terror AttackAfter being subject to a terrorist attack by a Somali refugee student less than three months ago, Ohio State University (OSU) is hosting a lecture Monday night on the dangers of “Islamophobia.”The College Fix reports that the university’s Middle East Studies Center and Multicultural Center are jointly hosting a visit by author Nathan Lean, who will tell students about the “pernicious phenomenon” of Islamophobia that has reached “a fevered pitch” in American society.Lean’s visit to the campus comes...
  • O’Keefe To Release Footage From Inside Newsrooms ‘WikiLeaks Style’

    02/22/2017 3:01:23 PM PST · by markomalley · 24 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 2/22/17 | Justin Caruso
    Conservative activist James O’Keefe has now promised to release footage from mainstream media newsrooms “in the next 48 hours.”On Sean Hannity’s radio show, O’Keefe said he has obtained “hundreds of hours of tape from within the establishment media,” adding that people from inside newsrooms have come to him with footage to release “WikiLeaks style,” through his Project Veritas YouTube channel.O’Keefe revealed he might have footage on “the one [Trump is] always targeting,” presumably meaning CNN.The Project Veritas Twitter account also tweeted an article that indicated O’Keefe’s next target is CNN, saying they “may be on to something”:O’Keefe has talked about this before, indicting...
  • Accused Hit and Run Killer Had Been Deported

    02/22/2017 2:59:46 PM PST · by gubamyster · 19 replies
    KFI AM 640 (CA) ^ | 02/22/2017 | Eric Leonard
    A man booked on suspicion of murder - after he allegedly killed a woman in North Hills while fleeing the scene of another car crash - had been removed from the United States to Mexico five times between 1998 and 2011, according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Estuardo Alvardo, 45, was arrested Sunday afternoon after the fatal crash at Sepulveda and Plummer Streets and was being held in lieu of $1,050,00 bail, according to jail records. Prosecutors were expected to consider filing charges Wednesday. The LAPD said Alvarado was initially involved in a minor wreck at Lassen St....
  • Dow’s Ninth Straight Record Close Marks Best Streak In 30 Years

    02/22/2017 2:58:03 PM PST · by John W · 8 replies
    Barron' ^ | February 22, 2017 | Teresa Rivas
    While other indexes took a breather from notching record highs, the Dow kept on chugging Wednesday, climbing to its ninth straight new high–its longest winning streak since 1987. The Dow has gained 721.26 points or 3.60% over the last nine trading days, and it’s reached 11 new record highs since the start of 2017.
  • Scumbags in Waters' world

    02/22/2017 2:56:11 PM PST · by WriteRight · 16 replies
    Just saw a video clip of comments from the from the Hon. Maxine Waters using the term "scumbag" to describe members of Pres. Trump's cabinet. Because so few actual scumbags exist here in Texas, I'll have to rely on Rep. Waters' familiarity with them among her constituency to properly define the term.

    02/22/2017 2:55:23 PM PST · by lowbridge · 12 replies ^ | February 20, 2017
    The victim, who was using a walker, was at the front counter where he put down a $50 bill. That's when an unidentified woman proceeded to take the money from the counter. The man then tried to get the money back, but the suspect then pushes him away and manages to flee the scene. The individual is described as a female, 40 to 50 years old, and was last seen wearing a black du-rag on her head and all black clothing.
  • Teen charged with lying about being raped by college football players

    02/22/2017 2:53:58 PM PST · by markomalley · 32 replies
    NY Post ^ | 2/22/17 | Joshua Rhett Miller
    Two college football players who were suspended from their team last year and saw their scholarships revoked after rape accusations have been cleared by police after authorities say their accuser recanted her story.Nikki Yovino, 18, of South Setauket, NY, has been charged with second-degree falsely reporting an incident and tampering with or fabricating physical evidence in connection to an incident at a Sacred Heart University football party in October, the Connecticut Post reports.(snip)“She admitted that she made up the allegation of sexual assault against (the football players) because it was the first thing that came to mind and she didn’t...
  • URGENT: John Vennari Needs Prayers

    02/22/2017 2:49:35 PM PST · by BlatherNaut · 14 replies
    The Remnant ^ | 2/22/17 | Michael Matt
    A few moments ago I spoke via telephone with a Catholic gentleman, a beloved husband, a father and dear friend. His name is John Vennari, and he was told earlier today by his doctors that he is now in the “active stages of dying.” John asked me to do him a favor and help him notify his many, many friends all around the world that he may not live to see his birthday on Friday. He wishes everyone to know that he’s not in pain. He wishes us all to know that, as he put it, “either we believe in...
  • A Brief Primer on Catholic Faith and Conscience

    02/22/2017 2:48:13 PM PST · by NYer · 5 replies
    The Catholic Thing ^ | February 22, 2017 | Fr. Mark A. Pilon
    In 1930, the Anglican Communion abandoned the universal Christian moral teaching of two millennia, which condemned artificial birth control as a grave moral evil, contra naturam, and destructive of marriage. It did so by allowing the individual subjective conscience to overrule the absolute moral norm that such actions are intrinsically evil and thus allow no exceptions.This was a death knell for Anglicanism as a moral authority. The result has been not only the total independence of Anglicans from their traditional moral teaching but the collapse of religious practice among the laity (except for the African branches of this once vibrant...

    02/22/2017 2:46:51 PM PST · by johnk · 31 replies
    YT ^ | 2/19/2017 | Victurus Libertas VL
    Published on Feb 19, 2017 VL EXCLUSIVE - A man we have been following, personally, for years now, who we consider to be brilliant, honest and a leader in this country – Robert David Steele, just talked to us about pedo-gate, Comet Ping Pong, the NSA, the FBI, the CIA, Zionism, the Rothchilds, Soros, 9/11, the electoral reform, the shadow government, and his thoughts on President Trump and what he needs to do to be the greatest President in modern history! He asks us to “light up the internet” urging President Trump to NOT choose a National Security Advisor, but...
  • Bill Maher Once Condoned Sexual Relationship Between 12-Year-Old Boy, 35-Year-Old Woman

    02/22/2017 2:45:33 PM PST · by ColdOne · 16 replies ^ | 2/22/17 | Washington Free Beacon Staff
    In the video, Maher was referring to the story of a woman named Mary Kay Letourneau, who was impregnated twice by student Vili Fualaau. The relationship began when he was 12. Maher saw the relationship as them being in love. "The teacher from Seattle is in jail because she is in love. That's how I view it," Maher said in the video, which took place on March 20, 1998, from his former ABC program "Politically Incorrect." Letourneau was arrested and served more than seven years in jail for statutory rape. She was released in 2004 and married Fualaau the following...
  • Ex-PM Ted Heath accused of raping 12 year old boy

    02/22/2017 2:45:04 PM PST · by Sgt_Schultze · 7 replies
    Russia Today ^ | 4 Aug 2015 | Unknown
    Former Tory Prime Minister Sir Edward Heath has been accused of rape by an alleged victim, who was 12 years old at the time of the claimed assault. A police inquiry was opened on Monday urging others to come forward. The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) launched an inquiry into the alleged cover-up of a criminal investigation after a suspect threatened to expose Heath as a child abuser. Heath served as a Conservative PM from 1970 to 1974. He died in 2005 at the age of 89. He is the most high profile figure to be accused of historic child...
  • Pence makes surprise visit to vandalized Jewish cemetery

    02/22/2017 2:43:37 PM PST · by Repealthe17thAmendment · 23 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 22, 2017 | Jordan Fabian
    Vice President Pence on Wednesday made a surprise visit to a historic Jewish cemetery near St. Louis to condemn the recent vandalism that took place there. “From the heart, there is no place in America for hatred or acts of prejudice or violence or anti-Semitism,” he said. Pence called Missouri’s response to the incident “inspiring" while standing next to Eric Greitens (R), the state’s first Jewish governor.
  • New Immigration Guidance 'Unleashes the Hound Dogs,' Says 1st (Former) Illegal Alien to Serve…[tr]

    02/22/2017 2:39:58 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 15 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | February 22, 2017 | 9:13 AM EST | Susan Jones
    U.S. Rep. Adriano Espaillat (D-N.Y.) says he came to the United States illegally as a nine-year-old child, eventually returning to the Dominican Republic with his family to follow proper immigration procedures. He is the first member of Congress to have once been an illegal alien, and he told CNN on Wednesday morning that he objects to the Trump administration’s expanded immigration enforcement because it “unleashes the hound dogs,” expedites the removal of illegal aliens and fractures families. He noted that “many people come here” illegally because they aspire for their children to eventually become Americans. […] Espaillat said many of...
  • 20+ years of FBI data – “Assault Rifles” pose little threat to public safety

    02/22/2017 2:36:39 PM PST · by marktwain · 9 replies
    Knowledge Glue ^ | 21 June, 2016 | Brandon
    AR15s are now by far the most popular gun being sold on the civilian market in the United States. By some estimates, nearly a quarter of all firearms sold in 2014 and 2015 were so-called “Assault Rifles” like the AR15, of this 25% figure, the vast majority were AR15s or variants thereof.Since 1995 (the year after the 1994-2004 Assault Weapons Ban), the FBI has maintained a very detailed list of how many people have died at the hands of assault weapons and/or rifles, which are merged into the same group. Therefore, we can make a solid comparison on what gun...
  • This fake story made me feel sympathy for Donald Trump

    02/22/2017 2:30:17 PM PST · by markomalley · 13 replies
    The Spectator (UK) ^ | 2/22/17 | Will Heaven
    There was a great commotion in central London last night. A police helicopter hovered over The Spectator‘s office making a din, police sirens sounded and thudding music rattled the windows. I found out why when I left the office and walked via Parliament Square to Whitehall.There was an anti-Trump protest outside Parliament – #stoptrump was the theme – coinciding with the (non-binding and pointless) debate inside Westminster Hall, about President Trump’s state visit to the UK later this year. The protest was a very slick affair. There was a massive TV screen broadcasting anti-Trump videos, and speeches blared out over a speaker...
  • Why good men are unwilling to lead - Socrates (Vanity - well, a test)

    02/22/2017 2:29:45 PM PST · by honurider · 4 replies
    2/22/2017 | Honurider
    This is second actual post, but first serious one and it was in reply to a question, but I screwed up formatting so I am trying it here. The question was regarding form of government. Since it was asked, here is something I was working on and never finished; I tend to have to many interests and focusing sometimes is hard. Long, but hope it answers question about government. “Good men are unwilling to rule, either for money's sake or for honor. They have no wish to be called mercenary for demanding to be paid, or thieves for making a...
  • Migrant fights 2-month sentence after raping two underage Swedish girls...

    02/22/2017 2:28:31 PM PST · by markomalley · 26 replies
    Gatestone Europe ^ | 2/22/17 | David Frankenhuis
    A Syrian migrant who was recently sentenced by a Swedish court to two months in prison for brutally raping a 13-year-old girl in a school toilet and sexually abusing a 14-year-old victim has yesterday appealed the verdict.His lawyer wants the former refugee, who is either 18 or 19 years old, set free immediately. Alternatively, the serial child rapist should be sentenced to a much lighter sentence, the lawyer has stated according to Sveriges Radio.The attorney asked for another ruling in the case because his client was supposedly ‘only’ 17 years old when committing the crimes, that were carried out with just a few weeks...
  • Mexican man commits suicide after being deported from US

    02/22/2017 2:26:31 PM PST · by conservative98 · 65 replies
    NY Post ^ | February 22, 2017 | Fox News
    A Mexican man who had a few days ago been deported from the U.S. took his life by jumping off a bridge near a border crossing that connects Tijuana and San Diego. Mexican authorities identified the man as Guadalupe Olivas Valencia, 44, and said he had been deported from the U.S. three times.
  • In Defiance of Federal Order, NYC Allows Known MS-13 Gang Member to Walk Free from Rikers

    02/22/2017 2:23:17 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies
    Liberty News ^ | 02/22/2017 | Jenna Leigh Richardson
    In a stunning idiotic display of defiance against the federal immigration laws, the city of New York has released a known member of the violent street gang ‘Mara Salvatrucha’ (MS-13), placing innocent citizens at risk instead of simply complying with a ICE petition to hold the prisoner for deportation. The head scratching decision to Estivan Rafael Marques Velasquez left many across the country enraged and comes as part of NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio’s ‘Sanctuary City‘ law which promises safe harbor to those that have entered the United States illegally. According to reports, Velasquez was serving time at the Rikers...
  • ACLU (American Criminal Lunatic Union?)

    02/22/2017 2:17:18 PM PST · by antidemoncrat · 7 replies
    WND ^ | 2/21/2017 | Bob Unruh
    Texas pastors have begun warning about a new ad campaign from the ACLU of Texas demanding that the state’s residents “pee with LGBT.” The Texas Pastor Council previously told the National Football League – when it threatened a boycott because of the Texas Legislature’s bill to require men to use men’s restrooms – that if forced to choose, “Don’t let the ticket gate hit you on the way out of Texas.” Read more at
  • Jesus didn’t “turn the other cheek”—neither should you

    02/22/2017 2:16:40 PM PST · by NYer · 28 replies
    Aletelia ^ | February 22, 2017 | Fr Robert McTeigue, SJ
    What’s the second most misunderstood passage of Scripture? (The first: “Judge not, lest ye be judged” in Matthew 7:1, quoted by the otherwise biblically illiterate or indifferent, as a kind of pseudo-benediction on moral relativism.) I’d say second place goes to Matthew 5:39, “…if a man strike you on the right cheek, turn to him the other as well.”Misunderstanding this passage has led to public prayers for “our so-called ‘enemies’”—as if Christ and his Church don’t have enemies both human and spiritual. Misunderstanding this passage has led to exhortations to a literally helpless pacifism—which would have puzzled Pope Pius...
  • CPS (Chicago Public Schools) Principals Told Keep Out Immigration Agents Without Warrant

    02/22/2017 2:16:01 PM PST · by PBRCat · 30 replies
    The Chicago Sun Times ^ | February 22, 2017 | Lauren FitzPatrick
    As the Trump administration expands its deportation policy, Chicago Public Schools told its principals that they should not let any agents from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement into schools without a criminal warrant. “To be very clear, CPS does not provide assistance to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in the enforcement of federal civil immigration law,” chief education officer Janice Jackson wrote. The district also distributed palm cards in English and Spanish from the National Immigrant Justice Center containing such legal advice as not opening doors to immigration officials. President Donald Trump campaigned on building a wall to keep...
  • Muslims at University of Texas Arlington: “Stuff Jews in the oven”

    02/22/2017 2:14:20 PM PST · by Lera · 25 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | February 22, 2017 | Christine Williams
    Muslim students mocking the Holocaust, inciting violence against Jews, delegitimizing the existence of Israel, and pushing a false Palestinian and “Islamophobia” victimhood narrative has become commonplace. The media is trying desperately to portray President Trump as responsible for antisemitism in the U.S.; in reality, they should be looking at Students for Justice in Palestine and its allied groups. And now this hatred has even entered schools for the youngest children. Nancy Salem, who is quoted in the article below, taught at The Children’s Courtyard in South Arlington, Texas. Salem was also “a member of the UTA chapter of Students for...
  • Los Angeles, Paris Final Potential Host Cities for 2024 Olympics

    02/22/2017 2:12:49 PM PST · by SMGFan · 23 replies
    Bleacher Report ^ | February 22, 2017
    Hungarian spokesman Zoltan Kovacs confirmed to the Associated Press (via USA Today) on Wednesday that Budapest was withdrawing its bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics, leaving only Los Angeles and Paris in the running to host the event.
  • Maxine Waters Brings Culture and Civility Back to Our Public Discourse

    02/22/2017 2:12:17 PM PST · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    Rush ^ | February 22, 2017 | Rushlimbaugh
    RUSH: So here’s Maxine Waters adding to the culture and the civility of our public discourse. I’m looking for the audio sound bite even now. Grab number 13 and number 14. This was last night on a cable network, and she was discussing Trump’s relationship with the Russians. You know, Trump worked with the Russians to steal the election, is what the Democrats think. You know why they think that? Because Trump cracked a joke. There were 33,000 missing Hillary emails. Nobody could find them. She claimed she deleted them. She handed over 30,000 to the State Department. They had...
  • Accused Cop Killer Could've Been Locked Up Longer

    02/22/2017 2:11:56 PM PST · by ColdOne · 2 replies ^ | 2/22/17 | Eric Leonard
    Prosecutors from the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office confirmed Wednesday they’d asked a judge to sentence the gang member accused of murdering a Whittier Police Officer to four years in prison in 2014. An L.A. Superior Court judge sentenced Michael Mejia to half that. Mejia completed the prison term last April and was released on probation. In the ten months since, Mejia has been arrested, jailed, and released at least five times under the supervision of L.A. County Probation Officers, until he was wounded in a shootout Monday morning and arrested on suspicion of murdering Whittier Police Officer Keith...
  • Pipeline protesters set fire to camp before clearing out; oil could be flowing in 2 months

    02/22/2017 2:05:53 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies
    Fox News ^ | 02/22/2017 | By William Lajeunesse
    CANNON BALL, N.D – After seven months of protests, beating drums, freezing nights and canned chili, police shut down campsites once occupied by tens of thousands of environmentalists and Native Americans fighting the North Dakota Access Pipeline project. At least one person was injured Wednesday after protesters set fire to a handful of wooden structures at the makeshift campsite. Cecily Fong, a spokeswoman for the state Department of Emergency Services, says the extent of the unidentified female's injuries weren't known. Fong said an ambulance was being sent to the encampment. Most of the 200 to 300 protesters who remained at...
  • Residents Can’t Be Evacuated In Time If Oroville Dam Fails Says Local Sheriff

    02/22/2017 2:02:49 PM PST · by davikkm · 20 replies
    IWB ^ | Pamela Williams
    I am not trying to scare anyone, but honestly you must consider all angles in this breaking news situation on the Orville Dam. This is only one viewpoint from a local Sheriff, but if you are near the Orville Dam you should at least weigh the story against your situation. The water levels of the Oroville Dam have dropped, somewhat. However, many officals fear that if the decision had to be made, the people could not be evacuated in time. Among those who expressed this specific doubt is Butte County Sheriff, Kory Honea.’
  • How Can You Compare America to East Germany?

    02/22/2017 2:00:05 PM PST · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    Rush ^ | February 22, 2017 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Now, last night on Fox, the Fox News Channel, there was a town hall on Trump’s immigration ideas and so forth and stuff in Jacksonville, Florida. And the first sound bite we have was obviously Florida residents, or we think it was Florida residents. I mean, the way the Democrats pack these things, you don’t know. But Fox says it’s a group of Florida residents about Trump’s immigration policy. And one resident, Hatiche Iaconangelo was the guest or was one of the attendees. And so the question was asked, “So what do you think about what you’re hearing here...
  • Israel Second (Official) | Israel Trumps Europe at being no. 2

    02/22/2017 1:58:26 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 1 replies
    You Tube ^ | Mahosh Trahosh
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  • Police Chief Blames California Early Release Program for Cop’s Murder

    02/22/2017 1:58:04 PM PST · by davikkm · 8 replies
    Whittier Police Chief Jeff Piper has blamed Gov. Jerry Brown’s controversial early prison release program for the murder of one of his officers on Monday. Officer Keith Boyer, 53, was shot dead when he and his partner, Patrick Hazell, responded to a traffic accident in a tony suburb of Los Angeles known as Whittier’s Friendly Hills on Monday morning. At an emotional news conference later that day, Piper laid the blame squarely on AB 109, which Gov. Brown signed into law in 2011. “We need to wake up. Enough is enough,” Piper said. “This is a senseless, senseless tragedy that...