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  • Democrat Party Chair Tom Perez Slams Christian Voters: They Just “Buy” What They Hear at Church

    12/07/2018 7:17:47 PM PST · by Coleus · 40 replies
    Life News ^ | 12.06.18 | Peter Hasson
    Listen on YouTubeDemocratic National Committee (DNC) Chair Tom Perez on Wednesday complained that voters are influenced by what they hear in church on Sundays.  Perez claimed that Republicans have an advantage because “people buy” what they hear at church.“And we all have to make sure that we’re fluent in what’s happening across our ecosystem so we can come to each other’s defense because we need to build a bigger orchestra. They’ve had a big orchestra for some time and they’ve got the megaphones to amplify it, whether it’s Sinclair at the local level or Fox at the national level,” Perez...
  • Before Roe She Taught Women How to Kill Their Own Babies, at 90 She’s Still Promoting Abortion

    12/07/2018 7:10:16 PM PST · by Coleus · 24 replies
    Life News ^ | 12.05.18 | Micaiah Bilger
    A woman who taught dangerous, self-induced abortions and referred women to back alley abortionists prior to Roe v. Wade is being celebrated as a heroine in modern America.Slate recently profiled 90-year-old Patricia Maginnis, an early leader of the pro-abortion movement in America.  Maginnis taught classes on self-induce abortions and started an “underground railroad” of abortionists to refer women to in the 1960s. She also advocated for legalizing abortion on demand, supposedly to protect women from the dangerous abortions that she also was promoting.Earlier this year, the National Women’s History Alliance recognized her as an “unsung hero in the fight for...
  • FDA Alerts Pet Owners about Potentially Toxic Levels of Vitamin D in Several Dry Pet Foods

    12/04/2018 3:10:21 PM PST · by VanShuyten · 50 replies
    FDA ^ | 12/3/2018 | FDA
    The FDA has become aware of reports of vitamin D toxicity in dogs that ate dry dog food common contract manufacturer and marketed under several different brand names. This is a developing situation, and the FDA will update this page with additional information as it becomes available.
  • For the West to Live, ‘Equality’ Must Die

    12/04/2018 9:07:29 AM PST · by chief lee runamok · 15 replies
    american thinker ^ | 12/04/2018 | Selwynn Duke
    Equality is the chief faux virtue of our time. Our obsession with it brings to mind the great G.K. Chesterton’s observation, “The business of Progressives is to go on making mistakes. The business of Conservatives is to prevent mistakes from being corrected.”
  • Report: Google Engineer Advocates Burying Breitbart, Conservative Sites to ‘Reverse Things’ in 2020

    11/30/2018 10:58:25 AM PST · by chief lee runamok · 9 replies
    breitbart ^ | 11/30/2018 | Lucas Nolan
    A recent report claims that Google employees internally discussed burying search results for conservative media outlets like Breitbart News and The Daily Caller. One Google engineer made his intentions clear by commenting, “let’s make sure that we reverse things in four years.”
  • Mom slams Southwest Airlines worker for mocking daughter’s name

    11/29/2018 11:10:30 AM PST · by tlozo · 171 replies
    New York Post ^ | 11/29/2018 | Alexandra Klausner
    A Texas mom is outraged after a Southwest Airlines worker made fun of her 5-year-old daughter’s name – by snapping a picture of the girl’s boarding pass and posting it on social media. Traci Redford, from El Paso, says the agent at John Wayne Airport in Orange County, California, began poking fun at her daughter’s name, Abcde – pronounced “ab-city” – as they boarded a flight a few weeks ago and put it online for users to shame the girl, who suffers from epilepsy. “The gate agent started laughing, pointing at me and my daughter, talking to other employees. So...
  • Hillary Clinton Blasts Trump’s ‘Streak of Racism,’ ‘Whole Package of Bigotry

    11/24/2018 10:09:13 AM PST · by chief lee runamok · 56 replies
    breitbart ^ | 11/23/2018 | Tony Lee
    Hillary Clinton accused President Donald Trump of having a long “streak of racism” and “the whole package of bigotry” in an interview with The Guardian.
  • Self-driving cars work about as well as central planning bureaucrats do

    11/21/2018 9:48:13 AM PST · by chief lee runamok · 43 replies
    americanthinker ^ | 11/21/2018 | Jack Hellner
    For all the hype about self-driving cars out there, this Wall Street Journal report, titled The Bumps Ahead for Autonomous Vehicles, suggests there are some problems: Everyday scenarios that human drivers navigate with ease, such as bumpy roads or snowy weather, can be unintelligible to a car’s sensors. But there is no industry standard for what sensors or backup mechanisms driverless cars must have if primary sensors fail.
  • Ivanka Trump used personal email for government work

    11/20/2018 6:26:06 AM PST · by jerod · 50 replies
    Ivanka Trump, the president's daughter and a top White House adviser, sent hundreds of emails about government business from a personal email account last year, the Washington Post reported Monday. The emails were sent to White House aides, cabinet members and Ivanka Trump's assistants, many in violation of public records rules, the newspaper said. U.S. President Donald Trump mercilessly criticized his 2016 Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton, for using a private email server during her time as secretary of state, labelling her "Crooked Hillary" and saying she belonged in jail....
  • NTSB Accident Report - SS Edmund Fitzgerald Sinking in Lake Superior

    11/10/2018 4:51:52 AM PST · by keat · 59 replies
    SS Edmund Fitzgerald Sinking in Lake Superior Executive Summary About 1915 e.s.t., on November 10, 1975, the Great Lakes bulk cargo vessel SS Edmund Fitzgerald, fully loaded with a cargo of taconite pellets, sank in eastern Lake Superior in position 46° 59.9' N, 85° 06.6' W, approximately 17 miles from the entrance to Whitefish Bay, Michigan. The ship was en route from Superior, Wisconsin, to Detroit, Michigan, and had been proceeding at reduced speed in a severe storm. All the vessel's 29 officers and crewmembers are missing and presumed dead. No distress call was heard by vessels or shore stations....
  • Harvard scientists say interstellar object may be a probe from an “alien civilization”

    11/09/2018 9:47:20 PM PST · by a little elbow grease · 63 replies ^ | 11/9/18 | unknown
    A mysterious reddish cigar-shaped object spotted tumbling through our solar system last year may have been an alien spacecraft sent to investigate Earth, astronomers from Harvard University have suggested.
  • Trump threatens more reporters’ credentials as he slams ‘stupid’ questioning

    11/09/2018 10:44:58 AM PST · by AngelesCrestHighway · 40 replies
    MarketWatch ^ | 11/09/18 | Robert Schroeder
    President Donald Trump hinted Friday he could revoke more journalists’ White House credentials, as he called one reporter a “loser” and accused another of asking a “stupid question.” Before departing for a trip to Paris, Trump was asked how long the pass of CNN’s Jim Acosta would be suspended. “I haven’t made that decision,” he replied. “But it could be others also.” Trump lashed out at two other reporters: April Ryan of American Urban Radio Networks — who is also a CNN analyst — and Abby Phillip, a White House correspondent for CNN. CNN is a unit of AT&T Inc.’s...
  • Norwegian warship at risk of sinking after collision with oil tanker

    11/08/2018 6:43:24 AM PST · by Gamecock · 65 replies
    CNBC ^ | 11/8/2018
    A Norwegian warship was heavily damaged in a collision with a Maltese oil tanker in the North Sea off the coast of Norway. According to Norwegian media reports Thursday, the frigate is in danger of sinking after sustaining heavy damage. The oil tanker is reportedly undamaged. Several reports confirmed that all 137 crew on the navy ship were evacuated but seven have been treated for minor injuries. "The armed forces is now reviewing all the means available in the region to assist the KNM Helge Ingstad (the damaged warship)," Lieutenant Colonel Ivar Moen told AFP. According to the website Marine...
  • Alec Baldwin demoted to Saturday by ABC amid arrest, low ratings

    11/06/2018 5:28:52 PM PST · by chief lee runamok · 25 replies
    fox ^ | 11/06/2018 | Brian Flood
    ABC quietly announced on Election Night that “The Alec Baldwin Show” would move from its prestigious timeslot on Sunday evenings to a less desirable Saturday night spot, amid disappointing ratings and negative media attention surrounding the hot-headed thespian
  • Mitt Romney: Donald Trump’s Vilification of the Media Is Unprecedented

    11/04/2018 4:12:36 AM PST · by chief lee runamok · 109 replies
    breitbart ^ | 11/03/2018 | Joshua Caplan
    Failed presidential candidate Mitt Romney wrote in a blog post this week that President Donald Trump’s vilification of the media is unprecedented, stating he vehemently disagrees with labeling the press “the enemy of the people.”
  • Oregon provides Capitol Christmas Tree for Washington D.C. (photos)

    11/03/2018 9:52:04 AM PDT · by chief lee runamok · 15 replies
    oregonlive ^ | 11/02/2018 update 11/03/2018 | Mark Graves
    The 2018 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree was cut down in Oregon's very own Willamette National Forest Friday, Nov. 2, 2018. It's the second time the state has provided a Christmas tree to Washington D.C. The first tree, a Douglas fir, was provided by the Umpqua National Forest in 2002.
  • Academia Tries To Spin Out of Hoax

    10/12/2018 12:44:20 PM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 7 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | October 9, 2018 | Malcolm A. Kline
    A trio of writers with credentials who managed to place dubious articles in academic journals are already being dismissed by academics attempting to downplay the prank. "Last week three scholars published an article reporting on how they had submitted over twenty fraudulent and purportedly ridiculous nonsense papers to various journals in gender and diversity studies," Hank Reichman writes on the academe blog maintained by the American Association of University Professors (AAUP). "Seven were accepted, four were published online, and three were in process when the authors 'had to take the project public prematurely and thus stop the study, before it...
  • Post your photos of whackjob anti-Kavanaugh protesters here.

    10/05/2018 2:01:07 PM PDT · by Buckeye McFrog · 284 replies
    vanity post ^ | 10/5/2018 | vanity
    Now that Judge K appears to be a shoo-in the lunatic fringe protests are going to crank it up to 11. I thought someone should start a thread where we can share photos of our favorite nutball anti-Kavanaugh protesters.
  • Child pornography reason behind Sunspot Observatory closure, according to court documents

    09/19/2018 7:49:44 PM PDT · by McGruff · 58 replies
    KTSM ^ | Sep 19, 2018 | Aaron Bracamontes
    A federal search warrant reveals that Sunspot Solar Observatory was shut down as FBI agents conducted computer forensic searches for child pornography. The source of child pornography was traced to an IP address used at the observatory and a source within the building observed a computer with "not good" images on it, the warrant states. An investigation by the FBI revealed that a janitor is the main suspect in the search, however he has not been charged with a crime even though his name in on the warrant. The warrant states the suspect would use the observatory Wifi and a...
  • Harvard will provide free menstrual products to ‘menstruators’ on campus

    09/13/2018 8:17:03 PM PDT · by jonascord · 46 replies
    The College Fix ^ | September 12, 2018 | Daniel Payne
    Harvard will now supply free tampons and pads in its residence halls, a decision that comes after an extensive effort by campus menstrual activists. Over the summer Harvard College “worked with House building managers to install a [menstrual product] dispenser in each upperclassman House and freshman yard that will provide tampons and pads,” The Harvard Crimson reports.