Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Media Matters Lies While Trying To Defend Smart Guns. Again.

Media Matters Lies While Trying To Defend Smart Guns. Again.: Timmy Johnson of Media Matters is desperate to get some traction for Barack Obama’s dead-on-arrival “smart gun” push, and is more than willing to lie to support the effort.

During the May 3 broadcast of Fox Business’ Varney & Co., host Stuart Varney and Fox News contributor Katie Pavlich offered a litany of falsehoods to attack the Obama administration’s announcement:

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California: Muslim freeloaders refuse to leave cafe, wage legal jihad when kicked out | Creeping Sharia

California: Muslim freeloaders refuse to leave cafe, wage legal jihad when kicked out | Creeping Sharia: LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (KABC) — A popular eatery in Orange County came under fire over a video that went viral.

In the video, a woman claims she and her friends were asked to leave the Urth Caffe in Laguna Beach for being Muslim.

But the owner of the restaurant said the woman’s claims are not true.

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Help crowdfund the release of the FBI's emails about Ferguson

Help crowdfund the release of the FBI's emails about Ferguson: Eighteen months ago, Aaron Cantu filed a request to St. Louis Metropolitan Police department for their emails with the FBI during the 2014 Ferguson unrest. Just last week, he finally heard back - he could have the docs, but he would have to pay close $4,000 for processing them. And if he didn't come up with the money in 30 days, the request would be closed. That's where you come in.

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WATCH: Here's What Donald Trump Had To Say About Ted Cruz After His Indiana Victory | The Sean Hannity Show

WATCH: Here's What Donald Trump Had To Say About Ted Cruz After His Indiana Victory | The Sean Hannity Show: Donald Trump became the GOP's presumptive nominee after his primary victory in the state of Indiana on Tuesday. In his victory speech, the billionaire extended the olive branch to his vanquished competitors, including Texas Senator Ted Cruz, who suspended his campaign following his loss in the Hoosier state.

"I have to tell you I have met some of the most incredible competitors that I have ever competed against right here on the Republican party," Trump said during his victory speech on Wednesday. "Just so you understand, Ted Cruz--I don't know if he likes me or he doesn't like me--but he is one hell of a competitor. A tough, smart guy."

Trump went on to say that Cruz has an "amazing future" and a "beautiful family".

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Bill Clinton visits Louisville, ‘literally serves fried chicken to black people’ | The American Mirror

Bill Clinton visits Louisville, ‘literally serves fried chicken to black people’ | The American Mirror: As the first black president, Bill Clinton knows *every* black person likes fried chicken.

Why else, during a visit to Louisville, Kentucky, would he make an unannounced stop at Franco’s Home Cooking, and get behind the counter to serve food.

But it wasn’t just any food, and it wasn’t just any crowd.

As Saturday Morning Solutions, a weekly black radio show, reported, “Bill Clinton came to the hood in Louisville and LITERALLY served fried chicken to Black people.”

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White House Correspondents Dinner: Fight Breaks Out!

White House Correspondents Dinner: Fight Breaks Out!: Guests at the White House Correspondents Dinner witnessed a brawl between Fox News’ Jesse Watters and the Huffington Post’s Ryan Grim.

From the Washington Post:

In the early-morning hours of Sunday, a scuffle broke out between Fox News correspondent Jesse Watters and Ryan Grim, the Huffington Post’s Washington bureau chief. The fight — unusual among a tuxedo-clad crowd more used to venting their differences with Twitter snarks — briefly caused ripples in the party, where political staffers and journalists were grooving to tunes spun by DJ Biz Markie and noshing on mini servings of chili cheese fries.

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Former Facebook Curator: We Pick What's Trending; 'Regularly Avoid' Promoting Breitbart, The Blaze - Breitbart

Former Facebook Curator: We Pick What's Trending; 'Regularly Avoid' Promoting Breitbart, The Blaze - Breitbart: A former curator of Facebook’s trending news section has revealed that the company purposely suppresses content from blacklisted outlets including Breitbart News, despite Breitbart remaining in the top 25 most engaged publications on the social network for 6 months in a row.

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Iranian commander threatens to close Strait of Hormuz to US | The Times of Israel

Iranian commander threatens to close Strait of Hormuz to US | The Times of Israel: TEHRAN, Iran — The deputy commander of Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard said Iranian forces will close the strategic Strait of Hormuz to the United States and its allies if they “threaten” the Islamic Republic, Iranian state media reported on Wednesday.

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Clapper: ISIS can stage Europe-style attacks in U.S. - CNN.com

Clapper: ISIS can stage Europe-style attacks in U.S. - CNN.com: ISIS has the capability to stage a Paris-style attack in the U.S. using local cells to strike in multiple locations and inflict dozens of casualties, according to the Obama administration's top U.S. intelligence official.
"They do have that capacity," Director of National Intelligence James Clapper told CNN's Peter Bergen in an exclusive interviews on "AC 360" on terrorism, Osama bin Laden and al Qaeda's most virulent offshoot -- ISIS.

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Police find body in Brooklyn bay with feet submerged in concrete | CBS 4 - Indianapolis News, Weather, Traffic and Sports | WTTV

Police find body in Brooklyn bay with feet submerged in concrete | CBS 4 - Indianapolis News, Weather, Traffic and Sports | WTTV: The body washed ashore on Monday.
Police say his arms were tied behind his back, his feet were in cement, and he was wrapped in plastic.
Authorities are unsure how long the body was in the water.
Police help the man’s Virgin Mary tattoo will help with identifying him.

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Plan to Cut Refugee Screening Time Draws Concerns About Terrorism

Plan to Cut Refugee Screening Time Draws Concerns About Terrorism: An Obama administration plan to resettle a greater number of foreign refugees in the United States by expediting the screening process is drawing concern from Capitol Hill, where lawmakers are warning that the administration is not capable of properly screening these individuals for ties to terrorism.

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Blog: President Obama’s gun obsession

Blog: President Obama’s gun obsession: Recently it has become known that over 20,000 illegal immigrant criminals -- some of them murderers -- have been let back onto our streets. The Obama administration continues to show that it does not care about obeying the laws, abiding with the Constitution, and the safety of the American people when it allows sanctuary cities, unilaterally implements the Dream Act and knowingly allows dangerous illegals back on the streets.

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BUSTED: Gun Control Zealots Intentionally Misrepresents Defensive Gun Uses

BUSTED: Gun Control Zealots Intentionally Misrepresents Defensive Gun Uses: Defensive Gun Uses (DGUs) are a relatively well-known fact of life in the United States, with various studies estimating from between an improbably low 55,000 DGUs on the low end, to an impossibly high 4.7 DGUs on the upper end of the spectrum.

It’s highly amusing, then, to see Michael Bloomberg’s gun control “news” site The Trace attempting to manufacture a laughably dishonest and much smaller low-end figure than even the most rabid of gun control groups

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Obama Aims For Gun Control, But Shoots Himself In Foot

Obama Aims For Gun Control, But Shoots Himself In Foot: President Obama seems determined to leave office the same way he came into it — governing against the will of the people.

Obama just announced another gun control summit and a push for so-called “smart guns,” which are widely opposed by police because their unreliability can get officers killed. If you’re facing an armed criminal, you’d like to know your gun will be more reliable than your old flip phone.

Obama’s gun control move comes at a particularly inopportune time. While polls show public support for background checks, approval for other gun control laws has been steadily declining.

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