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  • Man Who Says He Was Abducted By Aliens Breaks 45-Year Silence (Pascagoula)

    01/17/2019 2:03:08 AM PST · by RoosterRedux
    A Mississippi man in declining health is telling a story he’s kept secret from his own family for 45 years: he claims he was abducted by aliens. Calvin Parker says he and his buddy Charles Hickson were fishing in 1973 on the banks of the Pascagoula River, just north of where Ingalls Shipyard now sits, when a “real bright beam appeared all over us and it kind of blinded me for a second and when I got my vision back, I seen three bulky looking creatures coming toward us.” Parker said the creatures were “probably 4, 4 1/2, 5 foot...
  • People are fleeing from New Jersey more than any other state—here's the No. 1 reason why

    01/17/2019 1:52:24 AM PST · by SMGFan · 6 replies
    MSN / CNBC ^ | January 16, 2019
    New Jersey became the No. 1 state to move away from in 2018, according to new data from moving and relocation company United Vans Lines. The top reason why residents left was for a professional opportunity, the UVL data shows. Of all the residents who moved out, 46 percent listed "job" as the deciding factor. "A leading motivation behind these migration patterns across all regions," in fact, "is a career change," the report says. About "one out of every two people who moved in the past year moved for a new job or company transfer."
  • President George W. Bush on Compassionate Conservatism

    01/17/2019 1:25:07 AM PST · by granada · 13 replies
    GWB Institute ^ | 2018 | William McKenzie
    Compassionate conservatism remains as relevant today as when President George W. Bush campaigned for president on its principles in 2000. In this conversation, President Bush takes a deep dive into the philosophy. From helping displaced workers at home through economic policy, to defending the oppressed overseas, to ensuring a quality education for all, the core responsibility of government is to care for its people. "I do think respect and civility are possible. Ultimately, wise leaders are going to sense this feeling of frustration among voters and rise above all of this. For example, when Bill Clinton, Barack Obama, and I...
  • REP. OMAR DEFENDS TWEET CLAIMING ‘ISRAEL HAS HYPNOTIZED THE WORLD,’ SAYS IT’S NOT ABOUT RELIGION

    01/17/2019 12:43:07 AM PST · by granada · 9 replies
    the Daily Caller ^ | 01/16/2019 | Mike Brest
    Rep. Ilhan Omar defended a 2012 tweet in which she invoked Allah to expose Israel’s “evil doings” during an interview with Amanpour & Company on Tuesday night. The controversial tweet, which is still online, reads, “Israel has hypnotized the world, may Allah awaken the people and help them see the evil doings of Israel. #Gaza #Palestine #Israel.” “Can I just move on to something that’s generally a rite of passage for politicians in the United States, and that is to sort of profess sort of fealty — or pay homage to AIPAC, the pro-Israel PAC that is very, very prominent,”...
  • Blast claimed by Daesh kills US troops in Syria

    01/17/2019 12:08:17 AM PST · by granada · 4 replies
    Middle East Monitor ^ | January 17, 2019 | MEMO
    A bomb attack claimed by Daesh killed two US troops and two civilians working for the US military in northern Syria on Wednesday, weeks after President Donald Trump said the group had been defeated there and that he would pull out all American forces, Reuters reports. The attack appeared to be the deadliest on US forces in Syria since they deployed on the ground there in 2015. The town is controlled by a militia allied to US-backed Kurdish forces. The US military confirmed four Americans were killed and said three US troops were wounded in the explosion. The Syrian Observatory...
  • New York Bill Allowing Abortions Up to Birth Says a Person is Only “A Human Being Who Has Been Born”

    01/17/2019 12:05:38 AM PST · by OddLane · 17 replies
    LifeNews.com ^ | 1/16/19 | MICAIAH BILGER
    New York’s leaders are pushing an extreme pro-abortion bill that will strip away all protections for unborn babies and some for mothers, too. The “Reproductive Health Act” redefines a “person” as “a human being who has been born and is alive,” according to Breitbart.The state bill also describes abortion as a “fundamental right.” This language will allow unborn babies to be aborted for basically any reason up to birth in New York. It looks like it will pass in the new Democrat-controlled state legislature this winter. Gov. Andrew Cuomo has threatened to hold up the budget until it does. The...
  • Hoyer says border walls 'obviously' work, rejects Pelosi's suggestion that barrier is 'immorality'

    01/16/2019 11:29:30 PM PST · by conservative98 · 17 replies
    Fox News ^ | 1/16/19 | y Gregg Re | Fox News
    House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., acknowledged Wednesday on Fox News' "Special Report with Bret Baier" that border walls "obviously" work in some areas, and he rejected suggestions that barriers should be removed where they already exist. The No. 2 House Democrat additionally asserted that the question of whether to fund President Trump's proposed border wall -- a dispute at the center of the unprecedented partial federal government shutdown -- is "not an issue of morality." Hoyer's comments were seemingly at odds with the positions of other House Democrats, who have argued that border walls like the one Trump is...
  • SHE’S RADICAL. A SOCIALIST. CAN DANCE FAST. HAS BIG GUMS.

    01/16/2019 11:26:27 PM PST · by RArtfulogerDodger · 24 replies
    Conservative Rightwing News ^ | January 16, 2019 | Jeffrey A Friedberg
    [PHOTO] NOT A DAY goes by where the USA CongressPerson, Ms. Alexandria, Ocasio-Cortez, is not given a spotlight. Or many spotlights. Or pedestals. She seems to be a constant center of adoring attention. She seems to always be spouting the complete idiocy of Socialism which is always presented as Brilliance. But, in reality, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is said to be uninformed, naive, and stupid. She is said to not have any idea how the world works or what the hell she’s talking about. Yet, she is always presented to us by Democrat pundits and spewing news readers as “a diamond” of...
  • Source-Use of Firearms Involved in Crimes:Survey of Inmates,2016 (ONLY 7% WERE BOUGHT LEGALLY!)

    01/16/2019 11:25:35 PM PST · by NoLibZone · 7 replies
    www.bjs.gov/ ^ | 1-16-19 | Source and Use of Firearms Involved in Crimes: Survey of Prison Inmates, 2016
    Based on the 2016 Survey of Prison Inmates (SPI), about 1 in 5 (21%) of all state and federal prisoners reported that they had possessed or carried a frearm when they committed the ofense for which they were serving time in prison (fgure 1) . More than 1 in 8 (13%) of all prisoners had used a frearm by showing, pointing, or discharging it during the ofense for which they were imprisoned. Fewer than 1 in 50 (less than 2%) of all prisoners had obtained a frearm from a retail source and possessed, carried, or used it during the ofense...
  • Lower Salford residents, officials raise concerns with turnpike construction

    01/16/2019 11:12:58 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 1 replies
    The Souderton Independent ^ | November 26, 2018 | Bob Keeler
    LOWER SALFORD — There are times when Cassel Road should be closed down because of the mud on the road from the work to widen the Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike, Lower Salford Township Board of Supervisors member Phil Heilman said at the board's Nov. 21 morning work session. He drove on the road on a recent day, he said. "It was solid mud," he said. Heilman said he was driving behind another vehicle. "His car was chocolate, just like mine," Heilman said. "We gotta keep an eye on that." Police Chief Tom Medwid said officers are checking on...
  • Sara Carter on “Lou Dobbs Tonight” (VIDEO): Urgent, Border Wall Needed

    01/16/2019 10:38:29 PM PST · by bitt · 4 replies
    saraacarter.com ^ | 1/16/2019 | Jennie Taer
    The national security implications along the southern border with Mexico has existed for decades, Sara Carter told Lou Dobbs on Tuesday. “This is the first time we have a president who is willing to do the right thing,” said Carter.“We only know about the people we catch not about the people we don’t catch.” Carter reported from the border in McAllen, TX last week where she encountered two Special Interest Aliens from Bangladesh, who agreed to speak with her about their arduous journey. The two men were taken into custody by Border Patrol agents shortly thereafter
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-17-19, M, St. Anthony, Abbot

    01/16/2019 10:35:01 PM PST · by Salvation · 6 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 01-17-19 | Revised New American Bible
    January 17 2019 Memorial of Saint Anthony, Abbot Reading 1 Heb 3:7-14 The Holy Spirit says: Oh, that today you would hear his voice, "Harden not your hearts as at the rebellion in the day of testing in the desert, where your ancestors tested and tried me and saw my works for forty years. Because of this I was provoked with that generation and I said, 'They have always been of erring heart, and they do not know my ways.' As I swore in my wrath, 'They shall not enter into my rest.'" Take care, brothers and sisters, that none...
  • This is getting old fast: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez looks like she’s posing for Nancy Drew book cover

    01/16/2019 10:27:40 PM PST · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 23 replies
    Twitchy ^ | 1/17/19 | Brett T
    As Twitchy reported earlier Wednesday, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other members of the House decided they would march over to the Senate to hand-deliver a letter to Sen. Mitch McConnell, letting the media tag along to help give the impression that the Senate Majority Leader is afraid of them. “Where’s Mitch is my question,” said Ocasio-Cortez before her group checked for McConnell in the Republican cloakroom, where naturally he’d be hiding from Democrat members of Congress. Now Ocasio-Cortez, who just complained about how she’s getting too much attention from the media, is staging #WheresMitch photos that look like the cover...
  • Deadliest Day in American History is September 17 – Antietam By the Numbers

    01/16/2019 10:05:36 PM PST · by vannrox · 15 replies
    War History Online ^ | 17SEP18 | Guest Blogger at warhistory online
      SHARE:FacebookTwitter Today marks the 156th anniversary of Antietam, arguably the pivotal battle of the Civil War. Had the South won on that September day, Robert E. Lee could have marauded through Union territory, European powers might have intervened on behalf of the Rebels, Maryland might have flipped its loyalty to the Confederacy.What we know as America might be two separate nations today. Instead the Union was victorious, banishing Lee’s army from the North, paving the way for the Emancipation Proclamation, which freed the slaves.So much was at stake — the fighting rose to a pitch that was heretofore unimaginable....
  • Research Psychologist Epstein: Google Manipulation shifted 800,000 to 4.6 million votes in 2018

    01/16/2019 9:57:57 PM PST · by bitt · 19 replies
    GATEWAY PUNDIT ^ | 1/16/2019 | Jim Hoft
    Research psychologist Robert Epstein joined Tucker Carlson on Thursday night. In a previous appearance on Tucker Carlson Tonight Epstein revealed that Google can take a 50-50 split among undecided voters and change it into a 90-10 split with no one knowing they had been manipulated and without leaving a paper trail… It has to do with their search suggestions. On Thursday Dr. Epstein revealed that just one Google shift in search results on Election Day 2018 shifted from 800,000 to 4.6 million votes to Democratic candidates. This follows the shocking Breitbart exposé by Allum Bokhari published Thursday that proves Google...
  • Giuliani denies saying 'no collusion' whatsoever in campaign,but says Trump wasn't involved

    01/16/2019 9:49:26 PM PST · by NoLibZone · 15 replies
    Fox News ^ | 1-16-19 | Samuel Chamberlain
    President Trump's personal attorney, Rudolph Giuliani, claimed Wednesday night that he "never said there was no collusion" between members of President Trump's 2016 presidential campaign and Russian officials -- but he did say that Trump himself never colluded with Russian officials. The former New York City mayor also said on CNN's "Cuomo Prime Time" that "if the collusion happened, it happened a long time ago. It's either provable or it's not. It is not provable because it never happened ... I'm telling you there's no chance it happened." Trump previously denied any member of his campaign conspired with Russian officials....
  • As New Caravan Grows To More Than 2000, Mexico Residents Lash Out...

    01/16/2019 9:37:31 PM PST · by Based Newsman · 12 replies
    As a new caravan that began in Honduras and quickly swelled to an estimated 2,000 people made its way toward Mexico on Tuesday, Mexicans who live along the border towns that will likely be most affected took to the Internet to lash out against another wave of migrants. “Work? Yes, there might be work for people who actually want to work, not for the lazy bums looking for entitlements,” said one commenter. “People of Honduras, all of you who are spinning these grand illusions and getting ready to come on this caravan, please inform yourself about how people who’ve already...
  • MS-13 forced teenage girl into prostitution in Montgomery County, officials say

    01/16/2019 9:26:09 PM PST · by lowbridge · 14 replies
    foxdc.com ^ | January 11, 2019 | Paul Wagnee
    Court documents obtained by FOX 5 paint a horrifying picture in which a 14-year-old girl who worked at Lilly’s restaurant in Wheaton was forced by the gang to help sell drugs and serve alcohol to customers. When the teen told the gang she wanted to quit her job, authorities said the MS-13 members took her to a house on Valley View Avenue in Kensington and beat her with a baseball bat. An affidavit filed in the case quotes a source who said they saw the girl after she was beaten and she had discolored arms and legs. According to the...
  • Dems: Destroying notes of Trump's meeting with Putin 'could' violate federal law (but watch Reagan)

    01/16/2019 9:19:47 PM PST · by caww · 20 replies
    washingtonexaminer ^ | 1/16'/019 | Joel Gehrke
    Trump’s administration has invoked his right to private communication when fielding such questions. "These are important decisions about how much to disclose about private conversations we've having because everyone knows that you may have an expectation that you may have another private conversation one day,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a July hearing focused on the Helsinki summit.
  • [Catholic Caucus] Day by Day -- Saints for All, Saint Berard and Companions, 01-16-19

    01/16/2019 9:05:51 PM PST · by Salvation · 1 replies
    FranciscanMedia.org ^ | 01-16-19 | franciscanmedia
    Post by Franciscan Media Saint Berard and Companions Saint of the Day for January 16 (d. January 16, 1220) Audio Player Saint Berard and Companions’ Story Preaching the gospel is often dangerous work. Leaving one’s homeland and adjusting to new cultures, governments and languages is difficult enough; but martyrdom caps all the other sacrifices. In 1219, with the blessing of Saint Francis, Berard left Italy with Peter, Adjute, Accurs, Odo and Vitalis to preach in Morocco. En route in Spain, Vitalis became sick and commanded the other friars to continue their mission without him. They tried preaching in Seville, then...