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  • Jaw Dropping – The Washington Post Attacks Reverend Billy Graham Hours After He Dies…

    02/21/2018 8:52:41 PM PST · by bitt · 62 replies
    CONSERVATIVE TREEHOUSE ^ | 2/21/2018 | SUNDANCE
    In 2012 the DNC denounced Jesus Christ three times during their convention. Until today that stood as one of the most alarming public representations of how the Democrats hate Christianity. The Washington Post just took that hatred one step further…. (image of WAPO's shameful "analysis) I cannot even begin to fathom the level of institutional evil and hatred it would take for this story to work its way through the editorial process of a national American publication and not encounter anyone who would stop them in their tracks. Seriously, no words. Just unreal.
  • U.S. hate groups proliferate in Trump's first year, watchdog says(splc)

    02/21/2018 12:20:25 PM PST · by rktman · 24 replies
    reuters.com ^ | 2/21/2018 | unknown
    The number of U.S. hate groups expanded last year under President Donald Trump, fueled by his immigration stance and the perception that he sympathized with those espousing white supremacy, the Southern Poverty Law Center said on Wednesday
  • S.E. Cupp Calls Out Gun Grabbers for Lying About Their Intentions

    02/21/2018 9:09:22 AM PST · by rktman · 52 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | 2/20/2018 | Nicholas Fondacaro
    HLN conservative host S.E. Cupp followed up her masterful takedown of self-righteous journalists who become anti-gun activists, last Thursday, by using the opening monologue of Tuesday’s S.E. Cupp Unfiltered to call out disingenuous gun grabbers for lying about their intentions. “There is nothing more disingenuous than the idea that no one is talking about banning guns,” Cupp declared. Cupp began the show by slamming actress Alyssa Milano for sending out an “inane” tweet spewing hate for the Second Amendment because it was passed during a time when smallpox and dying during childbirth were “popular.” “What Milano tweeted may be inane,...
  • No, CNN Commentator, The NRA Didn’t Train The Florida Shooter, That’s A Total Garbage Lie

    02/21/2018 8:59:38 AM PST · by rktman · 32 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 2/20/2018 | Matt Vespa
    Oh, well, they wouldn’t be the liberal media without dishing out total trash about gun politics. Take this lie about their favorite punching bag, the National Rifle Association. The lefty outlet Think Progress and others tried to smear the NRA for training Florida shooter Nikolas Cruz: Nikolas Cruz, the 19-year-old who charged with murdering 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High, honed his marksmanship skills in a school program supported by the NRA. Cruz was, according to the Associated Press, a member of the school’s four-person varsity marksmanship team, which received a $10,000 grant from the NRA in 2016. The...
  • It’s highway robbery: How this environmental group is stealing a road SC needs

    02/21/2018 8:12:46 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 12 replies
    The State ^ | February 15, 2018 | Tom Rice
    Columbia, SC Once again, a group of obstructionists who like to call themselves environmentalists is trying to steal opportunities away from South Carolina. The Coastal Conservation League and Southern Environmental Law Center filed a suit in federal court a week before Christmas to halt the construction of Interstate 73, highlighting their continued disregard for the public good. These groups say the environmental impact of I-73 is too high. This couldn’t be further from the truth. The federal government requires that any new highway be constructed along the least environmentally impactful route. Fifteen state and federal agencies have spent 16 years...
  • Do Not Let the Children Lead

    02/21/2018 7:14:29 AM PST · by servo1969 · 39 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | 2/21/2018 | Michelle Malkin
    Where are all the grown-ups in times of crisis and grief? Don't bother searching America's prestigious law schools. Two adult men, occupying lofty perches as law professors, argued this week that the voting age in the U.S. should be lowered to 16 because some high school survivors of the Parkland, Florida, shooting who want gun control "are proving how important it is to include young people's voices in political debate." That was the assertion of University of Kentucky law professor Joshua Douglas on CNN.com. He praised some student leaders at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School who've been making the rounds...
  • According To The FBI, Knives Kill Far More People Than Rifles In America – It’s Not Even Close

    02/20/2018 11:03:54 AM PST · by rktman · 52 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 2/20/2018 | Benny Johnson
    Knives kill far more people in the United States than rifles do every year. In the wake of the horrific school shooting in Florida last week, the debate over guns in America has surged again to the forefront oft the political conversation. Seventeen students were killed when a deranged gunman rampaged through the Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland Florida. Many are calling now for stricter gun laws in the wake of the shooting, specifically targeting the AR-15 rifle and promoting the reinstatement of the assault weapons ban. However, recent statistics from 2016 show that knives actually kill nearly five...
  • Mike Rowe’s Thoughts On The Florida Shooting Are The Best You Will Hear From Anyone

    02/20/2018 10:01:55 AM PST · by rktman · 27 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 2/20/2018 | Justin Caruso
    Mike Rowe shared his thoughts on the recent tragedy at Stoneman Douglas High School, and it will blow anything the establishment media has to say out of the water. Rowe wrote on Facebook, “Evil is real. As long as humans have walked the earth, people have chosen to do evil things. This is what happened in Florida. A nineteen-year old man chose to do an evil thing. He planned it. He executed it. He succeeded.” “Evil is real. As long as humans have walked the earth, people have chosen to do evil things,” he continued. “This is what happened in...
  • George Clooney Signaling Political Move– He and Wife Amal Donating $500,000 to March (T)

    02/20/2018 9:54:56 AM PST · by rktman · 41 replies
    showbiz411.com ^ | 2/20/2018 | Roger Friedman
    George Clooney continues his charitable giving– now half a million dollars to the March for Our Lives. He and wife Amal will make an appearance at the gun control rally. Clooney is an ardent supporter of civil rights in places like Sudan with the still-going Not On Our Watch (They are still giving hundreds of thousands of dollars there to protect the South Sudan). But this may signal a new political move by him by actual going to Washington DC on March 24th. Clooney– thanks to the sale of his Casamigas Tequila company for $1 billion– now has the money...
  • ‘Kill The NRA’ Billboard on Interstate I-65

    02/20/2018 7:50:28 AM PST · by rktman · 52 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 2/20/2018 | AWR Hawkins
    A “Kill the NRA” billboard was visible Monday on I-65 in Louisville, Kentucky. The message was spelled out in large, white spray-painted letters on a black billboard bearing the tag, “Resist 45.” The Courier Journal reports that photos come in the wake of the Florida school shooting that has given rise to intense criticism of the NRA. The NRA was made aware of the billboard and responded with a Facebook post: The Courier Journal reports that other billboards tagged “Resist 45” have popped around Louisville in recent months, leveling some degree of criticism toward President Trump. One billboard urged viewers...
  • Hollywood Blasts Gun Violence, Yet 'Black Panther' Features 163 Shootings

    02/20/2018 7:29:14 AM PST · by rktman · 39 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | 2/20/2018 | Gabriel Hays
    Black Panther set box office records on its way to becoming “a watershed in cultural history of African Americans,” wrote The Miami Herald’s Leonard Pitts Jr. Yet, the movie was typical Hollywood – filled with violence, including 163 shootings, while Marvel stars call for gun control. Lupita Nyong’o, who played Black Panther’s love interest Nakia, advocated for gun control in the wake of the Orlando shooting. The actress posted a long message on Instagram, saying “most importantly, we simply need to put down the guns!” Other Marvel Avengers have weighed in as well. Captain America’s Chris Evans has called for...
  • Did the Progressive 'Broward County Solution' Cost 17 Student Lives?

    02/20/2018 3:51:01 AM PST · by servo1969 · 33 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 2/20/2018 | Jack Cashill
    "We're not compromising school safety. We're really saving the lives of kids," boasted Michaelle Valbrun-Pope, executive director of Student Support Initiatives for Broward County Public Schools, in August 2017. Valbrun-Pope was referring to what an article by Jeffrey Benzing in Public Source calls the "Broward County Solution." As Benzing relates, Broward County used to lead the state of Florida in sending students to the state's juvenile justice system. County leaders responded with a perfectly progressive solution: "lower arrests by not making arrests."Authorities agreed to treat twelve different misdemeanor offenses as school-related issues, not criminal ones. The results impressed the people...
  • Smart, Switch, Sweat, and Shiver

    02/19/2018 11:32:49 AM PST · by rktman · 5 replies
    ileanajohnson.com ^ | 2/17/2018 | ILEANA JOHNSON
    The federal government in Canada has moved to pass coal phase-out legislation into law with its Just Transition Task Force in favor of “clean energy.” “The end of coal power will help usher in a new era for renewable energy,” said David Suzuki Foundation director of science and policy Ian Bruce. “With conventional coal-fired power officially headed for the history books, people across the country can literally breathe easier about the future of energy production.” “This is yet another signal that dirty, outdated energy sources are on their way out,” said the Foundation’s lead climate campaigner and senior policy analyst...
  • Gun-grabbing: A modest proposal

    02/19/2018 9:00:31 AM PST · by rktman · 14 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 2/19/2018 | Don Sucher
    On Powerline, John Hinderaker, citing earlier writings of Charles C.W. Cooke, focuses sharply on the desire of the left to end the 2nd Amendment. "Talk is cheap," he tells us – let them actually act. The article then goes to show why such is nearly impossible. Neither American law not the American people would likely tolerate such a thing. I think both Hinderaker and Cooke are right about that. But still, as in good medicine, might not a trial be allowed to test the hypothesis? A "test case" as it were – one that, in a small way, avoiding many...
  • Mental Health and Gun Control(Paging Dr. Kimmill)

    02/19/2018 8:53:59 AM PST · by rktman · 25 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 2/19/2018 | Daniel John Sobieski
    Never mind that the FBI failed to heed and follow up on repeated and explicit warnings about Nikolas Cruz before his shooting rampage in Parkland, Florida. Never mind the FBI was too busy chasing phantom Russian collusion to locate a future killer that any nerd living in his parents' basement could have located with ease. According to mental health professional Jimmy Kimmel, Trump made Parkland happen by rescinding Obama administration regulations barring the mentally ill from getting guns:
  • America No. 1 enemy at World Government Summit(Hurl alert!)

    02/19/2018 7:52:28 AM PST · by rktman · 26 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 2/18/2018 | Unknown
    WASHINGTON – Yes, globalism is not a conspiracy theory, except for those who practice it. And that fact was on public display in Dubai this weekend featuring experts like Robert DeNiro on climate change, Goldie Hawn on making kids happy, actor Forest Whitaker on how women and youth are keys to solving global challenges, Grammy winner Will.i.am of the Black Eyed Peas on technology and development, Malcolm Gladwell on government’s role in shaping prosperous societies and Ariana Huffington on the Third Women’s Revolution. You may note the predominance of American presenters, but don’t be misled. This is a very anti-American...
  • Repentance & Renewal

    02/19/2018 3:50:34 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 11 replies
    Ligonier ^ | 2/19/18 | Rosaria Butterfield
    Rosaria Butterfield was a tenured professor of English and women’s studies and a practicing lesbian. Through an unlikely friendship, she discovered the love and forgiveness of Jesus Christ. From Ligonier’s 2015 National Conference, Rosaria Butterfield shares her testimony of how God radically changed her heart.
  • Sarah Palin: Andrew Breitbart Helped Me Defend Myself When Fox News Wouldn’t Let Me on Air

    02/18/2018 10:11:32 PM PST · by a little elbow grease · 85 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 2/18/18 | Robert Kraychik
    Sarah Palin: Andrew Breitbart Helped Me Defend Myself When Fox News Wouldn’t Let Me on Air After Giffords Shooting The late Andrew Breitbart helped Sarah Palin defend herself when Fox News Channel’s former Chairman Roger Ailes denied her the opportunity to respond on air to the media’s false accusations framing her for inciting the attempted assassination of former Congresswoman Gabrielle “Gabby” Giffords (D-AZ) in the days immediately following the 2011 Tucson mass shooting incident.
  • How Benito Mussolini Took Power

    02/18/2018 5:18:35 PM PST · by vannrox · 11 replies
    Qcurtius ^ | 12FEB17 | Quintus Curtius
    Stalin biographer Stephen Kotkin spends several pages of his book discussing the lessons to be learned from Mussolini’s seizure of power in Italy in the early 1920s. It was something that happened gradually, in stages, when institutions that should have been able to bring him to heel did nothing, either due to their own lack of resolution or tacit support of his power grab.Italy after the First World War was, like many European countries, rife with instability and factionalism. Mussolini’s “fascist” party in 1922 had collected only 35 out of 500 seats in Italy’s Chamber of Deputies; despite this apparent...
  • Students at West Texas school district feel safe with staff who carry concealed weapons

    02/18/2018 1:18:23 PM PST · by Yosemitest · 46 replies
    www.newschannel10.com ^ | Feb 15, 2018 | Kristy Gerlett
    West Texas school district allows concealed carry on campus CLAUDE, TX (KFDA) - Claude Independent School District has several staff members that carry concealed weapons on school grounds. A sign in front of Claude ISD campuses shows that the district has multiple staff members who carry concealed weapons. Parents who have children at the school say they feel very safe and comfortable knowing their staff are armed and ready to protect them if they have to. "It makes me feel really, really safe that we have staff on hand if anything happened," said mother of a Claude ISD student...