Tuesday, September 2, 2014

▶ Man Threatens Beheading in Florida - YouTube

▶ Man Threatens Beheading in Florida - YouTube

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New ISIS Video Purports To Show Beheading Of Another US Journalist « CBS DC

New ISIS Video Purports To Show Beheading Of Another US Journalist « CBS DC: An Internet video purports to show the beheading of U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State group.

Sotloff, who freelanced for Time and Foreign Policy magazines, had last been seen in Syrian in August 2013 until he appeared in a video released online last month by the Islamic State group that showed the beheading of fellow American journalist James Foley.

Dressed in an orange jumpsuit against the backdrop of an arid Syrian landscape, Sotloff was threatened in that video with death unless the U.S. stopped airstrikes on the group in Iraq.

In the video distributed Tuesday and entitled “A Second Message to America,” Sotloff appears in a similar jumpsuit before he is beheaded by an Islamic State fighter.

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Steven Sotloff beheading video released by ISIS | Mail Online

Steven Sotloff beheading video released by ISIS | Mail Online: Steven Sotloff, 31, from Miami, was captured in Syria in August 2013
The video is titled ‘A Second Message to America’
In the video, Sotloff describes himself as 'paying the price' for the Obama administration’s decision to attack ISIS in Iraq
His execution follows the beheading of fellow Journalist James Foley last month
Sotloff freelanced for Time and Foreign Policy magazines
The White House today said: 'Our thoughts and prayers are with Mr Sotloff and Mr Sotloff's family’

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CDC Director: Ebola Outbreak ‘Is Spiraling Out Of Control’ « CBS Atlanta

CDC Director: Ebola Outbreak ‘Is Spiraling Out Of Control’ « CBS Atlanta: The director for the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention says that the Ebola outbreak is going to get worse.

Speaking to “CBS This Morning” following his trip to the West African countries dealing with the outbreak, Dr. Tom Frieden explained that they have to act now to try to get Ebola under control.

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New Ebola Cases Unrelated To West African Outbreak

New Ebola Cases Unrelated To West African Outbreak: If there can be any good news coming out of the African continent regarding this year’s Ebola outbreaks, we have one positive report this morning.

The World Health Organization has just confirmed that the newly-identified cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the Democratic Republic of Congo is genetically unrelated to the strain currently circulating in Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Nigeria.

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World 'losing battle' to contain Ebola - Yahoo News

World 'losing battle' to contain Ebola - Yahoo News: Dakar (AFP) - International medical agency Medecins sans Frontieres said Tuesday the world was "losing the battle" to contain Ebola as the United Nations warned of severe food shortages in the hardest-hit countries.

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Visa Program Struggles to Track Missing Foreign Students - ABC News

Visa Program Struggles to Track Missing Foreign Students - ABC News: The Department of Homeland Security has lost track of more than 6,000 foreign nationals who entered the United States on student visas, overstayed their welcome, and essentially vanished -- exploiting a security gap that was supposed to be fixed after the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks.

"My greatest concern is that they could be doing anything," said Peter Edge, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement official who oversees investigations into visa violators. "Some of them could be here to do us harm."

Homeland Security officials disclosed the breadth of the student visa problem in response to ABC News questions submitted as part of an investigation into persistent complaints about the nation’s entry program for students.

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Vladimir Putin Mocks West: 'If I Want, I will Take Kiev in Two Weeks'

Vladimir Putin Mocks West: 'If I Want, I will Take Kiev in Two Weeks': Russia President Vladimir Putin told outgoing European Commission President Jose Manual Barroso he could take Kiev, Ukraine in two weeks if he wanted to, according to a report in Italian newspaper La Repubblica. This latest threat surfaces just days after Putin allegedly told Russian youths that Kazakhstan never earned its independence.

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100 Celebrities Caught in Risque Photo Scandal, Hacker 'On the Run'

100 Celebrities Caught in Risque Photo Scandal, Hacker 'On the Run': Yesterday, more than 100 celebrities reportedly fell victim to a dramatic invasion of privacy after their personal images were published online by an anonymous hacker.

Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton, Victoria Justice, and Ariana Grande are believed to fall on the list of starlets whose private images were stolen and shared on multiple websites.

"The authorities have been contacted and will prosecute anyone who posts the stolen photos," a spokeswoman for Lawrence said.

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Geraldo Rivera: Second Amendment Is 'Blind and Stupid'

Geraldo Rivera: Second Amendment Is 'Blind and Stupid': On August 28, Geraldo Rivera responded to the accidental death of firearms instructor Charles Vacca by calling the Second Amendment "blind and stupid."

Vacca worked at Bullets and Burgers, a popular stop outside Las Vegas for tourists who want to legally shoot a machine gun. He was shot and killed when a nine-year-old allowed the gun she was shooting to jump back during recoil.

Rivera responded to the terrible accident by blasting the Second Amendment:

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Common Core Blockbuster: Mathematician Dr. Jim Milgram Warns Common Core Will Destroy America's Standing in Technology

Common Core Blockbuster: Mathematician Dr. Jim Milgram Warns Common Core Will Destroy America's Standing in Technology: During a Friday conference call sponsored by Texas-based Women on the Wall, Stanford mathematician and former member of the Common Core Validation Committee Dr. James Milgram, told listeners that if the controversial standards are not repealed, America’s place as a competitor in the technology industry will ultimately be severely undermined.

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White House: Obama Will Continue To Take His Time With ISIS Strategy

White House: Obama Will Continue To Take His Time With ISIS Strategy: After President Obama was criticized for his comment that the U.S. doesn't have a strategy yet for combating ISIS, the White House said that Obama will not be rushed in his decision on how to confront the terrorist group in Syria and Iraq.

“There’s no timetable for solving these problems that’s going to meet the cable news cycle speed,” White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer told the Washington Post. “It’s not a tenable thing. We’d much rather do this right than do it quickly. We tried the opposite [during the Bush years] and it worked out very poorly.”

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Police search for 17 teens who escaped Tennessee detention center | Reuters

Police search for 17 teens who escaped Tennessee detention center | Reuters: Nashville police were searching on Tuesday for 17 teens still at large after 32 boys escaped from a detention center overnight, a spokesman said.

At around 11 p.m. on Monday, some of the teens began pushing their way out of the dorms at the Woodland Hills Youth Development Center in Nashville, said Rob Johnson, director of communications for the Tennessee Department of Children's Services.

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As Obama Admits 'We Don't Have a Strategy' in Syria, Nets Obsess Over President's Suit | Media Research Center

As Obama Admits 'We Don't Have a Strategy' in Syria, Nets Obsess Over President's Suit | Media Research Center: Although all three networks covered Barack Obama's admission on Thursday that "we don't have a strategy" for responding to Islamic militants in Syria, ABC, CBS and NBC journalists were really animated by the President's tan suit. GMA news reader Amy Robach on Friday enthused, "Finally this morning, some presidential critics are saying, 'yes, we tan!'" [MP3 audio here.]

Over on NBC's Today, Dylan Dreyer lectured Twitter on the superficiality of such a topic: "President Obama had a very important press conference. He was talking about all sorts of world issues. So of course social media was focused on those world issues, right? Of course not. They were focused on his tan suit." Dreyer mocked Twitter in the midst of NBC's obsessing about the suit.

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FBI Radio: Public Service or Self-Serving?

FBI Radio: Public Service or Self-Serving?: Listen to the radio and you might run across a segment that sounds something like a news report. A newsy music introduction plays as woman’s officious-sounding voice begins narrating a story. In a stilted delivery that appears to mimic that of a news anchor, the woman states, “In a move demonstrating the FBI’s valuable role of protecting national security, Director James Comey creates a separate Intelligence Branch…”

It turns out this isn’t a news report at all. And the “news anchor” is actually a public affairs specialist.

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Just HALF of women can locate the vagina on a diagram of the female reproductive system | Mail Online

Just HALF of women can locate the vagina on a diagram of the female reproductive system | Mail Online: Women's cancer charity The Eve Appeal is promoting 'straight talking' about gynaecological health
Half of 26 to 35-year-olds couldn't identify a vagina on a picture of the female reproductive system, survey found
Fifth of women aged 16-25 couldn't name any of the symptoms of the five gynaecological cancers
Third of 16 to 25-year-olds had avoided going to their GP about gynaecological issues due to embarrassment
Every day in the UK around 55 women are diagnosed with a gynaecological cancer, which affect the womb, cervix, ovaries, vagina and vulva

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How Does the Military Feel About Obama’s “No Strategy Remarks? It Ain't Good - Eagle Rising

How Does the Military Feel About Obama’s “No Strategy Remarks? It Ain't Good - Eagle Rising: The response to President Obama’s “no strategy” remarks was almost immediate around the nation.

Most news organizations and political observers were astonished by President Obama’s seemingly imprudent remarks. Even the President’s political allies have not only been scrambling to distance themselves from his statement – but they’ve been actively attacking Obama's slip of the tongue.

However, no one may be more put out then our nation’s military leaders.







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Details Of Eric Cantor Pay Package - Business Insider

Details Of Eric Cantor Pay Package - Business Insider: Late Monday night it was reported that former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor would take a job at investment bank Moelis.

The news has already prompted the predictable eye-rolling about the "revolving door." And to the Tea Partiers who ousted Cantor in a primary earlier this year, the news that he is going to Wall Street is vindication that he was never a populist like them.

But anyway, Moelis has put in a filing with the SEC, detailing his pay package (Via Erik Schatzker).

From the filing:

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Proof! Exposing Obama's Royal Ambitions - Eagle Rising

Proof! Exposing Obama's Royal Ambitions - Eagle Rising: President Obama has promised to change our country fundamentally. The most fundamental change Obama could make is the undoing of the US Constitution. Obama is setting so many anti-Constitutional precedents that, eventually, he hopes, the Democrats could argue that these precedents have lasted long enough to be accepted above what is written in the Constitution.

In other words, Obama believes that, for Democrats to rid themselves of Constitutional constraints, all they must do is to undermine it enough, rather than formally repeal it. And many rights, such as your right to defend yourself, will be redefined as privileges that can be easily canceled.

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Fun With Funny Money — Krebs on Security (Spotting Counterfeit US Dollars)

Fun With Funny Money — Krebs on Security: Readers or “fans” of this blog have sent some pretty crazy stuff to my front door over the past few years, including a gram of heroin, a giant bag of feces, an enormous cross-shaped funeral arrangement, and a heavily armed police force. Last week, someone sent me a far less menacing package: an envelope full of cash. Granted, all of the cash turned out to be counterfeit money, but hey it’s the thought that counts, right?

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I was taking pictures of my daughters. A stranger thought I was exploiting them. - The Washington Post

I was taking pictures of my daughters. A stranger thought I was exploiting them. - The Washington Post: After my family arrives on the Cape May ferry for our annual vacation to the Jersey Shore, I take pictures of our two daughters on the ferry’s deck as we leave the harbor. I’ve been doing this since they were 3 and 4 years old. They are now 16 and 17. Each photo chronicles one year in the life of our family and our daughters’ growth into the beautiful young women they have become. Getting just the right exposure and interaction between the two has never been easy. They’ve gone from squirming toddlers to ambivalent teens who barely put up with their dad’s ongoing photography project.

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Google Glass human emotion detector is by far the creepiest wearable app | Apps and Software | Geek.com

Google Glass human emotion detector is by far the creepiest wearable app | Apps and Software | Geek.com: You know that old mood ring joke? A husband buys his wife a mood ring and uses the colors to tell whether or not he’s in trouble, and the punch line is when she’s mad, the ring leaves a red mark upside his head? Thanks to Fraunhofer IIS, there’s now a Google Glass app for this experience, complete with a probable smack upside your head or worse should you ever use the app on an unsuspecting person.

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Fraunhofer's Google Glass app detects human emotions in real time

Fraunhofer's Google Glass app detects human emotions in real time: Over a number of years, researchers at Germany's Fraunhofer Institute have developed software to measure human emotion through face detection and analysis. Dubbed SHORE (Sophisticated High-speed Object Recognition), the technology has the potential to aid communication for those with disabilities. Now the team has repurposed the software as an app for Google Glass, with a view to bringing its emotion-detecting technology to the world.

Facial recognition has been a hot-button issue where Google Glass is concerned. The idea of strangers identifying and streaming your online details in the time it takes to wander past them in the street would be a little unsettling for most. Fraunhofer is quick to emphasize, however, its software can't determine a person's identity, it purely analyzes their emotions in real-time, with none of the information ever leaving the device. All the calculations are carried out in real-time by the CPU integrated in the eyewear.

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Warning: Any Day Now, ISIS Could Cripple America With A Devastating Nationwide Attack On This

Warning: Any Day Now, ISIS Could Cripple America With A Devastating Nationwide Attack On This: It happened in the nation of Yemen in early June, 2014 — terrorists knocked out power to the entire country of 23 million people. Forbes reported:

The country’s energy minister indicated that power lines were taken out, cutting power to all provinces. A ministry spokesman was quoted as saying “The act of sabotage at Kilometre 78 suspended the entire national power and energy grid, including at Marib’s gas plant, and cut power in all provinces.”

It’s a terror tactic that’s been effective not just in the violence-torn Middle East:

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Mad World NewsTop Ex-CIA Agent Has Chilling Warning About Obama's Plans For Islamic State

Mad World NewsTop Ex-CIA Agent Has Chilling Warning About Obama's Plans For Islamic State: It’s true President Obama has sided with Islamists more than any other U.S. president in history, but just how deep the ties run has leaders giving warning about the future security of America.

Obama is being charged with “switching sides” to support Muslim extremists, and the accuser isn’t a Tea Party activist or right-wing extremist.

A former CIA agent is pleading with Americans to open their eyes to the infiltration of epic proportions in our White House:

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Border Patrol Opens Fire On Militia In Texas - Bearing Arms

Border Patrol Opens Fire On Militia In Texas - Bearing Arms: Bearing Arms noted almost exactly a month ago that the next “shot heard ’round the world” may be fired in Texas, as private militias have headed to the U.S. Mexican border to help stop the flood of criminal aliens flowing northward from Central America through Mexico into the United States.

What we didn’t expect is that the first shots fired at the militias weren’t from smugglers, Mexican military members working for the cartels, or the Islamic terrorists the cartels are helping to smuggle across the border as the Obama Administration refuses to stop them.

Instead, the first shots fired were blue on blue.

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MSNBC warns: Obama scandal to return with ‘vengeance’

MSNBC warns: Obama scandal to return with ‘vengeance’: Controversy surrounding the Sept. 11, 2012, Benghazi attacks is poised to return with a “vengeance” this month, threatening political headaches for President Obama and Hillary Clinton, warns MSNBC.

The news network specifically fingered a new book by radio host and WND reporter Aaron Klein, entitled, “The REAL Benghazi Story: What the White House and Hillary Don’t Want You to Know,” as being in part responsible for the renewed Benghazi publicity.

Also blamed is the upcoming anniversary of the attacks as well as the jumpstart of the special House committee investigating Benghazi when Congress returns from its August recess.

MSNBC reports Klein’s book promises “to blow the lid off” of the issue and provide “shocking,” “devastating” and “mind-blowing” new details of the Benghazi attack.

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U.S. carries out counterterrorism strike in Somalia - The Washington Post

U.S. carries out counterterrorism strike in Somalia - The Washington Post: The U.S. military carried out a counterterrorism strike Monday against leaders of the militant group al-Shabab in Somalia, Pentagon officials said, although it was unclear whether the operation was successful.

Journalists in Somalia reported that suspected U.S. drones fired missiles near the port city of Barawe, a stronghold for al-Shabab. In a rare acknowledgment of its clandestine military activities in Somalia, the Pentagon said it had conducted a counterterrorism operation there but gave no details.

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ISIS and the current oil wars - For Truth's Sake!

ISIS and the current oil wars - For Truth's Sake!: In recent months Americans have watched in stunned disbelief as the new terrorist organization “ISIS” has pushed its way across Iraq. They have made there presence known by filming their acts of brutality and posting the videos all over the internet. They have filmed beheadings, mass executions and in some instances they have buried people alive. This is obviously a massive fear campaign directed at their enemies (The United States) in order to force us to submit to them; after all the word Islam itself means submission.

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The FBI’s Islamic Terrorism Denial | FrontPage Magazine

The FBI’s Islamic Terrorism Denial | FrontPage Magazine: The Washington Free Beacon revealed Friday that “the FBI’s most recent national threat assessment for domestic terrorism makes no reference to Islamist terror threats, despite last year’s Boston Marathon bombing and the 2009 Fort Hood shooting—both carried out by radical Muslim Americans.” Instead, the threat assessment focused on eight types of groups: “anti-government militia groups and white supremacy extremists, along with ‘sovereign citizen’ nationalists, and anarchists,” along with “violent animal rights and environmentalist extremists, black separatists, anti- and pro-abortion activists, and Puerto Rican nationalists.”

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FBI National Domestic Threat Assessment Omits Islamist Terrorism | Washington Free Beacon

FBI National Domestic Threat Assessment Omits Islamist Terrorism | Washington Free Beacon: The FBI’s most recent national threat assessment for domestic terrorism makes no reference to Islamist terror threats, despite last year’s Boston Marathon bombing and the 2009 Fort Hood shooting—both carried out by radical Muslim Americans.

Instead, the internal FBI intelligence report concluded in its 2013 assessment published this month that the threat to U.S. internal security from extremists is limited to attacks and activities by eight types of domestic extremist movements—none motivated by radical Islam.

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Monday, September 1, 2014

Mark Blyth and Eric Lonergan | Why Central Banks Should Give Money Directly to the People | Foreign Affairs

Mark Blyth and Eric Lonergan | Why Central Banks Should Give Money Directly to the People | Foreign Affairs: In the decades following World War II, Japan’s economy grew so quickly and for so long that experts came to describe it as nothing short of miraculous. During the country’s last big boom, between 1986 and 1991, its economy expanded by nearly $1 trillion. But then, in a story with clear parallels for today, Japan’s asset bubble burst, and its markets went into a deep dive. Government debt ballooned, and annual growth slowed to less than one percent. By 1998, the economy was shrinking.

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Parents of ill UK boy fight extradition from Spain

News from The Associated Press: The parents say they want to give their 5 year-old-boy with a brain tumor the best chance to live with a revolutionary new treatment they learned about on the Internet. Their British hospital says the boy has a 70 percent to 80 percent chance of survival with the treatment it offers, and it's the parents who are putting the child at risk.

Britain has become riveted by the case of little Ashya King, whose parents plucked him from a hospital in southern England and fled to Spain amid a dispute over treatment - with British justice close on the family's heels.

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Microsoft Takes a Stand against U.S. Federal Government

Microsoft Takes a Stand against U.S. Federal Government: It should surprise no one that Microsoft takes a stand. They are fighting for their life as a company.

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I know some people who really despise Microsoft due to their use of intellectual property. They will insist the company is untrustworthy. But their opinion is based on specific knowledge that many others never bother to acquire. No matter what betrayals they have gotten away with, if any, they cannot afford to appear untrustworthy to their customer base.

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Apple under fire after Jennifer Lawrence and celebrities' 'nude' pictures leaked online | Mail Online

Apple under fire after Jennifer Lawrence and celebrities' 'nude' pictures leaked online | Mail Online: Nude photographs that purportedly show multiple celebrities leaked online
The photos were obtained through Apple's iCloud and published on 4chan
When activated, iCloud automatically stores users' photos and data online
Flaw in its 'Find My iPhone' function reportedly undermined its security
Twitter is apparently shutting down accounts disseminating the pictures
Lawrence's spokesman confirmed the nude photographs were published
Kate Upton's attorney called leaked pictures 'an outrageous violation'
Actress Mary Elizabeth Winstead confirmed the photos of her are real
But not all 'nude' photographs that have been published are genuine
Hacker claims to have images of other stars, which have not been posted

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Court Docs: Texas Democrats Accused of Using Cocaine to Buy Votes

Court Docs: Texas Democrats Accused of Using Cocaine to Buy Votes: A developing federal investigation has brought up allegations that a Hidalgo County Commissioner paid for votes with bags of cocaine while other politicians paid for votes also with cash, cigarettes, marijuana and beer.

Court records obtained by Breitbart Texas from the arrest of two women accused of buying votes show that during the democratic primaries in 2012, a campaign manager for a Hidalgo County Commissioner who said that during the campaign, he bought $50 worth of cocaine, commonly known as an 8-ball and split it up in order to give it to the two women so they could use it to entice voters.

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The New York Times Censors our Anti-ISIS Ad

The New York Times Censors our Anti-ISIS Ad: “America reinforces its values and thus its security by being transparent about even the worst abuses of those values, not by hiding the evidence deep in a file drawer.”

This sentence is from a New York Times editorial of 30 August, 2014. The editorial was written in response to a decision by Federal district court Judge Alvin Hellerstein forcing the Obama Administration to justify why it will not release approximately 2000 photos that allegedly document abuse by the American military and investigators in Iraq and Afghanistan, which begs the question of why the New York Times forced us to remove a photograph of a hooded ISIS executioner holding a knife while standing by American journalist James Foley. A copy of the ad is available here: www.shmuley.com and www.thisworld.us.

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Report: Islamist Terrorism Absent from FBI List of Domestic Terror Threats

Report: Islamist Terrorism Absent from FBI List of Domestic Terror Threats: Despite evidence that Islamist terrorism is the root cause of some of the deadliest attacks on American soil--including the Boston Marathon bombing that killed or wounded hundreds--the FBI has not included it on the list of potential domestic terror threats in its most recently published domestic terror assessment.

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Who Is the Man Who Fears We Could Be on the Eve of 'World War III'?

Who Is the Man Who Fears We Could Be on the Eve of 'World War III'?: Hardly any Americans will know of Hilarion Alfeyev, 48, a Russian Orthodox bishop who acts as the "foreign minister" of his Church, but it is important that they do. He is a bridge between not just the Orthodox Church and Catholicism but a bridge between Russia and America.

As a Catholic American, I first saw him 15 years ago on a cold December day in Moscow. Hilarion, then 33, was already a rising star in the firmament of the Russian Orthodox Church.

He had done his graduate studies in philosophy at Oxford — rather rare for Russian Orthodox Church leaders.

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Feds May Reimburse Medicare 'End-of-Life Discussions' After Mocking Palin's 'Death Panels'

Feds May Reimburse Medicare 'End-of-Life Discussions' After Mocking Palin's 'Death Panels': Years after former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin was mocked for being concerned about "death panels," the federal government may reimburse Medicare doctors for end-of-life consultations that critics say would only encourage sick patients to reject costly treatments to prolong life.

The New York Times reports that "Medicare may begin covering end-of-life discussions next year if it approves a recent request from the American Medical Association," which is "the country’s largest association of physicians and medical students" and creates "billing codes for medical services, codes used by doctors, hospitals and insurers."

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Feds Encouraging Deported Illegal Aliens to Come Back to US

Feds Encouraging Deported Illegal Aliens to Come Back to US: The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is expected to allow thousands of illegal immigrant deportees to return to the U.S., so long as they have ties to Southern California. Taxpayers will additionally fund a media campaign in Mexico, alerting deportees that they may be eligible to come back to the United States.

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China, With an Eye to the U.S., Is Aggressively Building Up Their Military

China, With an Eye to the U.S., Is Aggressively Building Up Their Military: China recently conducted its third land-based missile-intercept test. These tests, most likely designed to facilitate “hit to kill” technologies critical for China’s missile defense and anti-satellite programs, are part of a well-planned, enormous military buildup in which the Chinese have been engaged for nearly 20 years.

Here are some features of that effort:

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Examining issues of time in the Ferguson shooting

Examining issues of time in the Ferguson shooting: It’s time to talk about time. There are a lot of pundits — who know precious little about police work in general, let alone the Ferguson OIS in particular — crowing about the number of shots fired that August afternoon in Ferguson. “How is it that the officer had to fire so many shots?” and “How can it be that the officer still felt fear for his life at the sixth shot?”

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Cruz fires up conservatives, says bomb Islamic State 'back to the Stone Age' | Fox News

Cruz fires up conservatives, says bomb Islamic State 'back to the Stone Age' | Fox News: Texas GOP Sen. Ted Cruz, a potential 2016 presidential candidate, made clear this weekend his foreign policy strategy for dealing with the militant group Islamic State: “bomb them back to the Stone Age.”

"They want to go back and reject modernity," he said. "Well, I think we should help them. We ought to bomb them back to the Stone Age."

Cruz made his remarks Saturday in Dallas at a summit for Americans for Prosperity, the political arm of the billionaire GOP donors Charles and David Koch.

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Liberals Cover Up 15 Years Worth of Sexual Abuse – Worried About Being Called Racist - Eagle Rising

Liberals Cover Up 15 Years Worth of Sexual Abuse – Worried About Being Called Racist - Eagle Rising: A terrifying and disgusting story is unfolding in the city of Rotherham in northern England. Some 1400 children have been sexually abused, tortured and trafficked over the last 16 years, all while the authorities simply turned a blind eye to the problem.

Why did the police, social services and local government all ignore the horrors that were happening right under their noses, even as the children and families complained about the crimes?

Because… the liberals who lead Rotherham were “worried” about being called racists or “destabilizing” the local community.

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Is Obama Helping the Islamic Militants? - Eagle Rising

Is Obama Helping the Islamic Militants? - Eagle Rising: Is Obama, by Having No Strategy, Helping Islamic Militants?

"The duty of a Patriot is to protect his country from its government." – Thomas Paine

Facts & Questions

It is my intent, Dear Reader, simply to present facts and to ask questions. Your job is to answer them for yourself. If you are a little worried, by the time you finish reading this article, then I have accomplished my purpose: I have raised your level of concern about what is going on in our country.

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Democrat Leader Blasts President Obama on ISIS - Eagle Rising

Democrat Leader Blasts President Obama on ISIS - Eagle Rising: Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) is a powerful and important figure in Washington, D.C. She may not officially hold the title of “leader” in the either Congressional chamber, but she as much as any one shapes Democrat Party policy. Yesterday on NBC’s flagship Sunday show, Meet the Press, she quietly blasted President Obama’s ISIS policy (or lack thereof).

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Sunday, August 31, 2014

France Could Be About To Unleash Economic Hell On The U.S. After What The Obama Admin Just Did

France Could Be About To Unleash Economic Hell On The U.S. After What The Obama Admin Just Did: The largest bank in France, BNP Paribas, was just hit with a $9 billion fine and a penalty of not being able to transact in U.S. dollars for one year. This action was taken by American regulators after the bank was found conducting business with countries where the United States had imposed sanctions for political reasons.

The fine is extremely large and reflects the Obama administration’s anger at France for flagrantly violating American wishes regarding sanctioned countries; BNP admitted guilt in the settlement. However, the French are angry as well. They are unhappy at being under the thumb of American regulators due to their exposure to global transactions in USD.

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Expert: ‘Imminent’ ISIS threat to U.S. power grid

Expert: ‘Imminent’ ISIS threat to U.S. power grid: ISIS terrorists pose an “imminent” threat to the U.S. electric grid with the capacity to coordinate a devastating assault on our nation’s infrastructure, warned a leading homeland security and terrorism expert in a radio interview Sunday.

Dr. Peter Pry, a former CIA officer, is executive director of the Task Force on National and Homeland Security and director of the U.S. Nuclear Strategy Forum, both congressional advisory boards. He also served on the Congressional EMP Commission, the Congressional Strategic Posture Commission, and the House Armed Services Committee.

“There is an imminent threat from ISIS to the national electric grid and not just to a single U.S. city,” said Pry.

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Huh? Ferguson Riots Were Caused by White Rage | www.independentsentinel.com

Huh? Ferguson Riots Were Caused by White Rage | www.independentsentinel.com: An African American studies Professor at Emory University, Carol Anderson, angrily and irrationally claimed that Ferguson riots weren’t about black rage but rather white rage.

Her specious argument was posted as an op-ed piece on The Washington Post.

All of you who thought Michael Brown strong-arm robbing a convenience store, all of you who thought the looters – the criminals trying to shoot down police helicopters – the drivebys – the knockout attacks, were about black rage against white police officers were wrong. It was about white rage.

Don’t believe your lying eyes.

Sure blacks committed those crimes, but it is really the redrawn precincts that dilute black votes and reduce black employment that results form all this white rage and causes black rage. Whites want to keep blacks down.

If she said white liberals want to keep blacks down, I’d agree with her.

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Muslim Terrorists Planning Attack - ISIS Promises to “Break the American Cross” - Eagle Rising

Muslim Terrorists Planning Attack - ISIS Promises to “Break the American Cross” - Eagle Rising: Reuters is reporting that ISIS, the Muslim terrorist organization that has conquered parts of Syria and Iraq and is now orchestrating genocide upon the minority groups who live there, has released a video that indicates they are preparing to attack the United States.

“The video with the theme "breaking of the American cross" boasts Islamic State will emerge victorious over "crusader" America. It follows a video posted on Monday warning of attacks on American targets if Washington struck against its fighters in Iraq and Syria.

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The Stupendous Failure Of Big City Education: How The Philly Teachers Union Loots The Schools | Zero Hedge

The Stupendous Failure Of Big City Education: How The Philly Teachers Union Loots The Schools | Zero Hedge: It’s that time of year again – when the little juvenile delinquents, future prison inmates, and functionally illiterate junior members of the free shit army pick up their “free” backpacks and “free" school supplies they will never use and shuffle off to the decaying prison like schools in the City of Philadelphia to eat “free” breakfasts and “free” lunches, while being taught government sanctioned pablum by overpaid mediocre union teachers.

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Christianity in the Classroom?

Christianity in the Classroom?: We’re told by progressives and many public educators Christianity in the classroom is wrong–that God, specifically the Judeo-Christian God of the Bible, has no place in the classroom. Not only, they say, is this a bad idea, but it’s actually breaking the law – a violation of students’ religious liberties. Really?

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I was recently invited to teach a 12-week Constitution course using a room at a local public high school in Springboro, Ohio. The class was open to the public – parents, grandparents, students. A few community agitators seized this opportunity to flex their politically correct muscles by calling in the ACLU and threatening a lawsuit if we did not cancel the class.

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Mad World NewsVietnam Vet Loses Job After Speaking His Mind About Obama, Liberal Judges

Mad World NewsVietnam Vet Loses Job After Speaking His Mind About Obama, Liberal Judges: A Vietnam veteran and former Green Beret who was on the St. Louis police force for 35 years was forced into retirement after liberal news outlet CNN unearthed a video in which he spoke about President Obama and the direction of America.

Sgt. Maj. Dan Page (Ret.) spoke to the St. Louis/St. Charles division of the Oath Keepers in April of this year, and the video of his speech made it to YouTube under the title “The End of American Sovereignty & Constitutional Rights,” which is harshly critical of President Obama, liberal judges, affirmative action, and notes that the Declaration of Independence gives Americans the right to overthrow the government, according to the Washington Post.

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Islamic militia group says it has 'secured' US compound in Libya | Fox News

Islamic militia group says it has 'secured' US compound in Libya | Fox News: An Islamic militant group said Sunday it has “secured” a U.S. Embassy compound in Libya’s capital city of Tripoli.

American personnel evacuated the area roughly a month ago amid ongoing fighting in the country.

An Associated Press journalist walked through the compound Sunday after the Dawn of Libya, an umbrella group for Islamist militias, invited onlookers inside.

Windows at the compound had been broken, but it appeared most of the equipment there remained untouched.

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Parents tired of ‘perpetually offended’ atheists; ‘We live in a country where we’re free’ - BizPac Review

Parents tired of ‘perpetually offended’ atheists; ‘We live in a country where we’re free’ - BizPac Review: In a country founded on the basis of freedom of religion, where 83 percent of the 317 million inhabitants identify as Christians, it may ultimately come down to this: Just when will the Freedom From Religion Foundation begin to wear out its welcome with the American people?

The “perpetually offended atheists from Wisconsin,” as the organization was described by Fox News’ Todd Starnes, were outraged when high school football players dropped to one knee and said a prayer for an injured teammate being treated on the field.

Employing their standard weapon of choice — the threat of legal action — an attorney for the atheist group sent a letter to Florida’s Seminole County Public Schools accusing them of permitting an adult to lead the prayer, according to Fox News.

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Saudi king: Islamic State will reach 'Europe in a month and America in another month' - Washington Times

Saudi king: Islamic State will reach 'Europe in a month and America in another month' - Washington Times: Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah has a stark warning to America: The Islamic State’s terror will visit American shores in one month if it is not confronted in Syria and Iraq.

“If we ignore them, I am sure they will reach Europe in a month and America in another month,” the king said Saturday, Agence France Presse reported. His comments came while he was speaking at ceremony for new ambassadors.

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Cruz’s 2014 GOP Victory Plan

Cruz’s 2014 GOP Victory Plan: Texas Senator Ted Cruz recently spoke at the Defending the American Dream Summit organized by Americans for Prosperity. The eighth annual Summit was the largest in the event’s history, with over three thousand attendees, and Cruz’s popularity with the conservative crowd was obvious. Like Governor Rick Perry’s speech at the Summit, Cruz’s speech was enthusiastically received by the audience and received multiple standing ovations.

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Where Do States Stand Today On The Common Core Standards?

Where Do States Stand Today On The Common Core Standards?: Americans’ support of the Common Core is plummeting, so let’s take a look at where all the states stand to date on the controversial standards.

Three states have officially repealed the Common Core standards – Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Indiana – but only Oklahoma’s repeal bill allowed its public schools to return to its prior education standards while new standards are developed. South Carolina schools are still using the Common Core this school year while they write new standards, but Indiana’s “repeal” was actually a “rebrand” of the nationalized standards. Indiana’s replacement standards are so similar to the Common Core that the state was granted a one-year extension of its No Child Left Behind waiver by the Obama administration, while Oklahoma’s waiver was rescinded.

The following 34 states have introduced anti-Common Core legislation:

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District Attorney Launches Investigation into Second Restraint-Related Death by NY Police

District Attorney Launches Investigation into Second Restraint-Related Death by NY Police: The U.S. District Attorney for Manhattan, New York is investigating a second death caused by restraining tactics used by city police, authorities said on Friday.

New York authorities are looking into the death of Ronald Singleton, 45, who died in police custody on July 13, only four days before another man died from a chokehold used on him by police on Staten Island.

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James Foley's Sister Was Probably Not a Crisis Actor​

James Foley's Sister Was Probably Not a Crisis Actor​: America's huddled masses made an interesting discovery: The sister of brutally and publicly murdered photojournalist James Foley, Katie Foley, bears some resemblance to a former classmate of Sandy Hook shooter Adam Lanza. Could the Secret Summer Stock really have used the same crisis actor twice? (Probably not.)

"We're either staring at the same person or a twin. I am just—wow," YouTube Truth-seeker Crusaders2127 told his viewers. "Shoulder: Same. Cheeks: Same. Damn near the same sized mouth."

What's happening here is a sort of compounding madness.

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Saturday, August 30, 2014

Stunning satellite images show summer ice cap is thicker and covers 1.7million square kilometres MORE than 2 years ago...despite Al Gore's prediction it would be ICE-FREE by now | Mail Online

Stunning satellite images show summer ice cap is thicker and covers 1.7million square kilometres MORE than 2 years ago...despite Al Gore's prediction it would be ICE-FREE by now | Mail Online: Seven years after former US Vice-President Al Gore's warning, Arctic ice cap has expanded for second year in row
An area twice the size of Alaska - America's biggest state - was open water two years ago and is now covered in ice
These satellite images taken from University of Illinois's Cryosphere project show ice has become more concentrated

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What President Obama is Doing This Weekend Instead of Forming a Strategy to Defeat ISIS

What President Obama is Doing This Weekend Instead of Forming a Strategy to Defeat ISIS: The president has been taking a lot of heat in the press for announcing that “we don’t have a strategy yet” for defeating ISIS, but instead of addressing questions that his behavior is lacking in leadership, he attended fundraisers in New York and Rhode Island. The Washington Examiner reported on Friday:

Planning strategy to deal with the terrorist rebels in Syria will take a back seat to fundraising Friday, as President Obama takes a two-state trip to raise cash for a couple of Democratic groups.



He will be raising money in Westchester, N.Y., for the Democratic National Committee and in Newport, R.I. collecting checks for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.

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Report: Michael Brown Had Prior Arrest For Murder | Western Free Press

Report: Michael Brown Had Prior Arrest For Murder | Western Free Press: Johnson is attempting to get the records through a legal process. Some have been challenging Johnson because the records are from when Brown was a juvenile. However, Johnson argues that those records are no longer sealed once the juvenile is dead.

It is important to note that this is a report that has not been substantiated by documents, yet. However, two police officers in St. Louis have confirmed the information to Johnson.

There is very limited reporting on this, so it is hard to verify without the actual records, but Johnson has discovered other facts about different cases that later were proven to be true.

There is no word when the police reports will be released, but Johnson is going through the court system to have them released.

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One America News Network, New Conservative Cable Channel, Sets Launch - The Daily Beast

One America News Network, New Conservative Cable Channel, Sets Launch - The Daily Beast: Soon Rupert Murdoch’s behemoth won’t be the only conservative cable news station around, the founder of One America News Network, set to be unveiled at CPAC today, tells David Freedlander.

A new right-wing news and talk station is coming to cable boxes later this year, The Daily Beast has learned.

The station, called One America News Network, is slated to announce its launch formally at the Conservative Political Action Conference, the annual gathering of conservatives, in Washington on Thursday.

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Maryland Sheriff to Feds: Try and Take Our Guns, and You’ll Get a Civil War

Maryland Sheriff to Feds: Try and Take Our Guns, and You’ll Get a Civil War: Early last year, as Americans feared that the federal government would enact unconstitutional anti-gun measures via executive edict, support for the Constitution came from some unlikely places. Even in Oregon, a Democrat stronghold in elections, Linn County Sheriff Tim Mueller flat-out declared that he and his office would refuse to enforce any such unconstitutional federal laws or regulations.

Mueller wrote,

“We are Americans. We must not allow, nor shall we tolerate, the actions of criminals, no matter how heinous the crimes, to prompt politicians to enact laws that will infringe upon the liberties of responsible citizens who have broken no laws.”

Mueller later stated,

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Michelle O’s lunch rules sour first day of school for many students - EAGnews.org powered by Education Action Group Foundation, Inc.

Michelle O’s lunch rules sour first day of school for many students - EAGnews.org powered by Education Action Group Foundation, Inc.: FLORENCE, S.C. – Students arrived on the first day of school and realized a lot had changed over the summer.

michelle obama carrotThe lunch line they used to visit to pick up pizza and french fries now had “same school lunch food as the others with more salad.”

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Sophomore Madeline Taylor noticed that hardly anyone was eating.

“The entire rest of the day all I heard about was how hungry everyone was,” she said. “I then became very concerned about what would happen if this continued everyday throughout the school year.”

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At Gateway to Hamptons, Ku Klux Klan Advertises for New Members - NYTimes.com

At Gateway to Hamptons, Ku Klux Klan Advertises for New Members - NYTimes.com: All along the bucolic back roads of this blue-collar gateway to the more opulent Hamptons, residents agree: There is nothing sophisticated about the Ku Klux Klan’s continuing drive to recruit new members.

The pamphlets the group has distributed seem to have been made in somebody’s basement, printed on threadbare paper with a printer in need of ink. They are stuffed into plastic sandwich bags, along with a few Jolly Rancher candies serving as weights, and tossed onto driveways in the dead of night.

Among the recipients have been Latino immigrants — the very target of the Klan’s campaign.

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Why We Must Demand More of British Muslims

Why We Must Demand More of British Muslims: When I say 'demand' more of British Muslims, I don’t mean 'ask' more. That isn’t enough. Governments and civil society have been asking for long enough now, yet we still have a frightening lack of cohesion within communities where a large percentage of Muslims live. Nor has it encouraged a tolerant, inclusive attitude amongst huge swathes of Muslims.

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CNN's Race-Bait Bump Ends; Back to Wrestling MSNBC for Last Place

CNN's Race-Bait Bump Ends; Back to Wrestling MSNBC for Last Place: For a few days in Ferguson, MO, CNN was able to race-bait its way to a few good ratings days, at least in the advertiser-coveted 25-54 demo. For those few days, CNN anchors poured gasoline on the Ferguson fire with racially divisive, fact-free assumptions that the fatal shooting of Michael Brown was just a racial incident.

CNN's behavior was grossly irresponsible, reprehensible really, and did little to help the real victims of Ferguson: the predominantly black working class who can't afford to lose a day's pay and sure as hell can't afford to lose a small business.

But burning and looted and vandalized businesses make for pretty pictures and are big news. So CNN handed the rioters the imprimatur of a cable news outlet to justify violent anarchy.

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57 Police Officers Fatally Shot by ‘Unarmed’ Suspects Since 2000

57 Police Officers Fatally Shot by ‘Unarmed’ Suspects Since 2000: The recurrent expression of outrage by critics and the mainstream media about the use of deadly force by police officers against unarmed individuals fails to recognize that since 2000 at least 57 suspects have taken officers’ weapons and murdered the police officer with it.

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Rich Lowry: Warren Buffett Betrays His Country

Rich Lowry: Warren Buffett Betrays His Country: Note from Senior Management: National Review Editor-in-Chief Rich Lowry takes on Warren Buffett's tax strategy in Politico. We reprint here.

It must have been a bitter moment for President Barack Obama when he got the news that his favorite economic guru not only doesn’t like paying taxes but hates America.

Warren Buffett, whose eponymous rule was a staple of Obama’s 2012 reelection campaign, is underwriting Burger King’s proposed move to Canada that the left is denouncing as practically the most dastardly plot since the Rosenbergs helped the Soviets get the atomic bomb.

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Exclusive–Cordesman on Obama's Lack of Strategy Against ISIS: 'Nobody Follows Where Nobody Leads'

Exclusive–Cordesman on Obama's Lack of Strategy Against ISIS: 'Nobody Follows Where Nobody Leads': Breitbart News spoke Friday with Anthony Cordesman, the Arleigh A. Burke chair in strategy at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, about the Islamic State's rapid advances throughout the Middle East and how America and the Western world should concretely respond.

Dr. Cordesman has served in high-ranking positions in the State Department, the Department of Energy, and NATO, as well as director of intelligence assessment in the office of the Secretary of Defense.

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Saudi king warns West will be jihadists' next target - Yahoo News

Saudi king warns West will be jihadists' next target - Yahoo News: Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) (AFP) - King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia has warned that the West will be the next target of the jihadists sweeping through Syria and Iraq, unless there is "rapid" action.

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Ted Cruz Brings Anti-Washington Schtick to Dallas | National Review Online

Ted Cruz Brings Anti-Washington Schtick to Dallas | National Review Online: Ted Cruz brought his anti-Washington crusade to Americans for Prosperity’s Defending the Dream summit in Dallas on Saturday.

“I spent last week in Washington, D.C,” he said. “It’s great to be back in America.” Barry Goldwater, the late Arizona senator who upended the Republican establishment, and to whom Cruz has often been compared, couldn’t have said it better.

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ABC, CBS, NBC schooled on covering IRS scandal

ABC, CBS, NBC schooled on covering IRS scandal: The bombshell revelation about the surging IRS scandal this week was that Lois Lerner’s emails – those described as lost forever by the federal agency – were in fact backed up.

But a report from the Media Research Center points out that the networks really didn’t appear to be paying attention.

The report from Deputy Research Director Geoffrey Dickens noted that not only did the networks not examine a long list of potential conflicts of interest, they didn’t even bother to report the “big revelations.”

“Big Three network coverage of these stunning developments through Wednesday morning? 0 seconds,” he wrote.

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Geraldo Rivera Goes Off on Second Amendment and “Gun Nuts” in Facebook Post

Geraldo Rivera Goes Off on Second Amendment and “Gun Nuts” in Facebook Post: Talk show host and journalist Geraldo Rivera has joined a chorus of other voices who have sought to blame the tragic death of a shooting instructor on the second amendment,

Geraldo said the following in a Facebook post on his page,

Like I always say, the 2nd Amendment, the provision that gives every American the right to keep and bear arms, is blind and stupid. In its relentless pimping for the gun industry, the NRA has unleashed an avalanche of deadly weapons on this gun-crazy country. Just as protects access to weapons for cops and hunters, it also protects access to weapons for domestic abusers, mental patients, jerk-offs on the no-fly list, all-around dim bulbs, and now little children.

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Who's paying the new Obamacare tax? You

Who's paying the new Obamacare tax? You: When Congress passed the Affordable Care Act, it required health insurers, hospitals, device makers and pharmaceutical companies to share in the cost because they would get a windfall of new, paying customers.

But with an $8 billion tax on insurers due Sept. 30 — the first time the new tax is being collected — the industry is getting help from an unlikely source: taxpayers.

States and the federal government will spend at least $700 million this year to pay the tax for their Medicaid health plans. The three dozen states that use Medicaid managed-care plans will give those insurers more money to cover the new expense. Many of those states — such as Florida, Louisiana and Tennessee — did not expand Medicaid as the law allows, and in the process turned down billions in new federal dollars.

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Who's paying the new Obamacare tax? You

Who's paying the new Obamacare tax? You: When Congress passed the Affordable Care Act, it required health insurers, hospitals, device makers and pharmaceutical companies to share in the cost because they would get a windfall of new, paying customers.

But with an $8 billion tax on insurers due Sept. 30 — the first time the new tax is being collected — the industry is getting help from an unlikely source: taxpayers.

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Al Qaeda Reportedly Targeting The Air Force Academy « CBS Denver

Al Qaeda Reportedly Targeting The Air Force Academy « CBS Denver: Al Qaeda is reportedly targeting the Air Force Academy. An online Al Qaeda magazine is threatening more attacks on the U.S. and Colorado Springs could be a target.

It’s parents weekend at the Air Force Academy. Each car entering the campus was inspected for any possible sign of a threat.

The Al Qaeda English language online magazine is now suggesting targets for Lone Wolf terror attacks. Among them listed are Times Square, Las Vegas and the Air Force Academy.

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Terrorists’ Handbook | National Review Online

Terrorists’ Handbook | National Review Online: President Obama may not have a strategy for defeating the Islamic State, but the Islamic State has a strategy for the U.S. In fact, that strategy is set out, in part, in an al-Qaeda manual recently translated for the benefit of the U.S. military.

A guerrilla war proceeds in phases, according to Abd al-Aziz al-Muqrin’s A Practical Course for Guerrilla War, a strategic and tactical guide to mujahideen intent on establishing “a pure Islamic system free from defects and infidel elements.” It was written after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

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Getting Ferguson Majority to Show Its Clout at Polls - NYTimes.com

Getting Ferguson Majority to Show Its Clout at Polls - NYTimes.com: Down the street from where the body of Michael Brown lay for hours after he was shot three weeks ago, volunteers have appeared beside folding tables under fierce sunshine to sign up new voters. On West Florissant Avenue, the site of sometimes violent nighttime protests for two weeks, voter-registration tents popped up during the day and figures like the Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Sr. lectured about the power of the vote.

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What Happened to Chicago's Crime Rate When Illinois Relaxed Gun Control Laws

What Happened to Chicago's Crime Rate When Illinois Relaxed Gun Control Laws
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Taliban suicide bombers hit Afghan intelligence agency - Yahoo News

Taliban suicide bombers hit Afghan intelligence agency - Yahoo News: Taliban suicide bombs hit an office of the Afghan intelligence agency in an eastern city on Saturday, killing six people, and insurgents shot dead another 11 in the west, in an upsurge of violence as foreign combat troops prepare to withdraw from the country.

Seven militants were also killed during several hours of heavy fighting with Afghan security forces at the Jalalabad headquarters of the National Directorate of Security (NDS), said Ahmad Zeya Abdulzai, a spokesman for the governor of eastern Nangarhar province near the border with Pakistan.

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'Barney Fife Is In Control': Pentagon is Fuming After Obama's 'No Strategy' Comment on ISIS - Girls Just Wanna Have Guns

'Barney Fife Is In Control': Pentagon is Fuming After Obama's 'No Strategy' Comment on ISIS - Girls Just Wanna Have Guns: Obama should take executive action to fire himself. He would be doing everyone a favor.

The Department of Defense is fuming over President Barack Obama’s admission on Thursday that his White House lacks a strategy for dealing with the rise of the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) in Syria.

And as lawmakers piled on with sharp criticism, the president headed on the road Friday for a political fundraising trip.

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Feds issue bulletin on 'imminent' terror attack at U.S. border; Islamic State in Mexico - Washington Times

Feds issue bulletin on 'imminent' terror attack at U.S. border; Islamic State in Mexico - Washington Times: The federal government believes a terrorist attack at the U.S.-Mexico border is imminent and has put out a bulletin on the matter, a government watchdog group reported Friday.

Judicial Watch released a statement that said Islamic terrorist groups who have infiltrated the city of Ciudad Juarez aim to use car bombs to attack American interests.

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The Instigator – How One Saint Louis Man Originated The “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot” Mike Brown Controversy – And Created The “Eye Witness” Testimonials… | The Last Refuge

The Instigator – How One Saint Louis Man Originated The “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot” Mike Brown Controversy – And Created The “Eye Witness” Testimonials… | The Last Refuge: When we first began digging in to the Mike Brown story something odd was immediately identifiable. The individual witness statements, when compared over time, were case studies in the evolution of self-contradiction.

But why ?

It’s generally a true statement that eye witnesses testimonials can often be unreliable; but the statements of the people hitting the New York media circuit were beyond unreliable – they were contradicting themselves from show to show, often within hours.

A little research into the shooting aftermath and things begin to fall into place.

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Feds DENY claim that ISIS is in Mexico and plans bombing attacks in US | Mail Online

Feds DENY claim that ISIS is in Mexico and plans bombing attacks in US | Mail Online: Three online reports warned Friday of ISIS involvement south of the border, including one from Judicial Watch that cited 'imminent' car-bomb attacks
The Department of Homeland Security and the White House quickly denied that they have any information about ISIS gathering an attack force in Mexico
DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson said America is 'unaware of any specific, credible threat to the US homeland' from the terror network
Other reports cited social media warnings from ISIS militants and an online video showing a conservative filmmaker in a bin Laden mask sneaking into the US from Mexico

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CREEPY: California Law Forces Schools to Teach Importance of Barack Obama’s Election

CREEPY: California Law Forces Schools to Teach Importance of Barack Obama’s Election: Have you thanked your Dear Leader today?

Thanks to a new law scheduled to be signed by California Governor Jerry Brown that feels more like North Korea than America, students in California will now be treated to a big dose of indoctrination that stresses the importance of the election of their glorious leader, Barack Obama.

AB1912, signed by Gov. Brown, mandates that the California Instructional Quality Commission consider the inclusion of Barack Obama’s election as material to be taught when reforming the state’s history-social science curriculum.

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The Covert Origins of ISIS | SCG News

The Covert Origins of ISIS | SCG News: The Islamic militant group ISIS, formerly known as Al-Qaeda in Iraq, and recently rebranded as the so called Islamic State, is the stuff of nightmares. They are ruthless, fanatical, killers, on a mission, and that mission is to wipe out anyone and everyone, from any religion or belief system and to impose Shari'ah law. The mass executions, beheadings and even crucifixions that they are committing as they work towards this goal are flaunted like badges of pride, video taped and uploaded for the whole world to see. This is the new face of evil.

Would it interest you to know who helped these psychopaths rise to power? Would it interest you to know who armed them, funded them and trained them? Would it interest you to know why?

This story makes more sense if we start in the middle, so we'll begin with the overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011.

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The 'We Can't Wait' Clause | National Review Online

The 'We Can't Wait' Clause | National Review Online: Unlike most American presidents, Barack Obama took his inaugural oath of office twice, the latter affirmation serving as a private belt-and-braces remedy to a verbal mistake, the former as the usual public spectacle. Four years later, he repeated the trick, promising fealty first during an exclusive White House ceremony, and then, a day later, before the nation at large. Thus did our 44th president bring to a remarkable four the number of times that he had solemnly sworn to faithfully execute the Office, and, to the best of his ability, to preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States. As far as I am aware, no other commander-in-chief has so ardently professed his zeal.

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True Stripes: Racist Democrats & Colorblind Republicans - Eagle Rising

True Stripes: Racist Democrats & Colorblind Republicans - Eagle Rising: The Democrats: Roots of Racism and Violence

Before the American Civil War, there were the Democrats, who supported the right of states to choose slavery, and the Whigs, who were divided on the issue. The Whigs divided could not stand, and the Republican Party replaced them. Before Lincoln Republicans took over in Washington, however, many horrible occurrences took place.

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▶ Cameron's Strong Statement On Terror: A Lesson For Obama - YouTube

▶ Cameron's Strong Statement On Terror: A Lesson For Obama - YouTube

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Putin Talks Tough, Puts West On Notice - YouTube

Putin Talks Tough, Puts West On Notice - YouTube

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Friday, August 29, 2014

Obama turns ‘prepper,’ warns of coming ‘crisis’

Obama turns ‘prepper,’ warns of coming ‘crisis’: President Obama on Friday turned prepper, with a proclamation regarding National Preparedness Month that warned emergencies, “from hurricanes and wildfires to cyber and terrorist attacks, can strike anywhere at any time.”

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IRS wiped Lerner’s BlackBerry after Congress inquiry began, lawyer says | Ars Technica

IRS wiped Lerner’s BlackBerry after Congress inquiry began, lawyer says | Ars Technica: While controversy still swirls over whether the Internal Revenue Service has backup tapes with the “lost” e-mails of former IRS executive Lois Lerner, an IRS attorney confirmed that the agency had disposed of Lerner’s government-issued BlackBerry in June of 2012.

That would mean that the destruction of the data on the phone—including e-mails that may have been part of the missing messages both Congress and the conservative advocacy group Judicial Watch have sought from the agency—happened after congressional staffers had begun asking her about the alleged targeting of conservative nonprofit groups. But it was over a year after the loss of e-mails on Lerner’s personal computer due to a reported hard drive crash.

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ObamaCare Will End Employer-Provided Insurance - YouTube

ObamaCare Will End Employer-Provided Insurance - YouTube

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▶ ObamaCare Will End Employer-Provided Insurance - YouTube

▶ ObamaCare Will End Employer-Provided Insurance - YouTube

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▶ Maj. Gen. Bob Scales: Like It Or Not, Obama Must Use Military On ISIS - YouTube

▶ Maj. Gen. Bob Scales: Like It Or Not, Obama Must Use Military On ISIS - YouTube

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Gutfeld: President Obama's Indecision Makes Hamlet Look Resolute - YouTube

Gutfeld: President Obama's Indecision Makes Hamlet Look Resolute - YouTube

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Man Threatens to Murder Children Due to Israel-Hamas Conflict | Washington Free Beacon

Man Threatens to Murder Children Due to Israel-Hamas Conflict | Washington Free Beacon: An Ohio school was placed on lockdown Wednesday after a man with a “heavy accent” phoned the school and threatened to murder children with an AK-47 due to the current conflict between Israel and Hamas, according to local police.

All schools in Pickerington, Ohio, were placed on lockdown after an unknown man made a threatening call to the Pickerington North High School, Fairfield County Sheriff Dave Phalen confirmed to the Washington Free Beacon.

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▶ Terror attack threat locks down entire school district - YouTube

▶ Terror attack threat locks down entire school district - YouTube

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EXCLUSIVE: Breitbart Texas Verifies ISIS Border Threat With Leaked Doc

EXCLUSIVE: Breitbart Texas Verifies ISIS Border Threat With Leaked Doc: LUBBOCK, Texas -- Breitbart Texas has exclusively obtained a leaked document warning federal agents about an ISIS-related terrorism threat across the entire US-Mexico border. Though the document focuses on the Texas-Mexico border, Breitbart Texas has confirmed that federal agents across the entire US-Mexico border have received the ISIS terror warning.

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Islamic State Militants Behead Kurdish Man in Iraq

Islamic State Militants Behead Kurdish Man in Iraq: Islamic State (IS) militants have released a video, titled "Message in Blood," which shows them beheading "a Kurdish man as a warning to forces fighting the group in northern Iraq."

According to BBC News, the video shows the victim "kneeling near a mosque in the IS-held city of Mosul" just prior to being executed. Three men draped in black stand behind him, two with AK-47s and one with a knife, IS flags to the left and right.

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White House Blames Media For Obama 'No Strategy' Comment

White House Blames Media For Obama 'No Strategy' Comment: White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest took great lengths to explain why President Obama’s comment about having no strategy to defeat the Islamic State in Syria.

“I don't want to put the cart before the horse,” Obama said during his press conference yesterday. “We don't have a strategy yet.”

Earnest acknowledged that he responded quickly on Twitter to clarify Obama’s “no strategy” statement after the press conference, after it was clear that the media was using his comment as the focal point of their stories.

Later Earnest went on CNN to further clarify Obama's comments.

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King: Executive Amnesty Would Create 'Constitutional Crisis'

King: Executive Amnesty Would Create 'Constitutional Crisis': If President Obama moves forward with executive amnesty it would send the country into a “constitutional crisis” that would require Republicans have all possible tools at their disposal to confront it, according to Iowa Republican Steve King.

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DHS 'Unaware of Any Specific, Credible Threat' to United States

DHS 'Unaware of Any Specific, Credible Threat' to United States: The Department of Homeland Security reacted to the news that the United Kingdom had raised their terrorism threat level and downplayed any additional threat to the United States.

“At present, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the FBI are unaware of any specific, credible threat to the U.S. homeland from ISIL,” Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said in a statement.

Earlier on Friday, Prime Minister David Cameron gave a speech denouncing the Islamic State.

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Blue State Blues: Here's a Strategy--Declare a War on ISIS, and Win It

Blue State Blues: Here's a Strategy--Declare a War on ISIS, and Win It: "But I don't want to put the cart before the horse. We don't have a strategy yet." With those words, President Barack Obama summarized the weakness and incompetence of his own administration. Nearly six years into office, and several years after the Syrian civil war began, and the avatar of "smart power" still cannot figure out what to do. He is paralyzed by his own postmodernism: to act is to lose the moral high ground of perspective, to become the object rather than the subject of criticism. So he talks, and talks, and talks--and does nothing.

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Left Goes Ballistic over ISIS Waterboarding of Foley

Left Goes Ballistic over ISIS Waterboarding of Foley: On Thursday, the Washington Post reported that journalist James Wright Foley, whom ISIS beheaded last week, was also waterboarded by the terrorist groups “several times.” The Post wrote, “James Foley was among the four [hostages] who were waterboarded several times by Islamic State militants who appeared to model the technique on the CIA’s use of waterboarding to interrogate suspected terrorists after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks.” One witness told the Post, “They knew exactly how it was done.”

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Obama: Media makes you think ‘world is falling apart’ | TheHill

Obama: Media makes you think ‘world is falling apart’ | TheHill: President Obama on Friday said social media and the nightly news are partly to blame for the sense that “the world is falling apart.”

"I can see why a lot of folks are troubled," Obama told a group of donors gathered at a Democratic National Committee barbecue in Purchase, N.Y.

But the president said that current foreign policy crises across the world are not comparable to the challenges the U.S. faced during the Cold War.

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Latest Islamic State Magazine Touts Foley Killing, Taunts Obama :: The Investigative Project on Terrorism

Latest Islamic State Magazine Touts Foley Killing, Taunts Obama :: The Investigative Project on Terrorism: Al-Hayat Media, an important part of the Islamic State's propaganda machine, released the third issue of its English-language jihadist publication Dabiq Friday. It released its first two editions of the magazine written in the style of Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula's Inspire magazine earlier in August.

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BOMBSHELL: #Ferguson Mike Brown Was Murderer & Gang Member Thug - The Political Insider

BOMBSHELL: #Ferguson Mike Brown Was Murderer & Gang Member Thug - The Political Insider: So many people in America have made up their minds about the shooting death of Mike Brown in Ferguson, before we know all the facts. Now, we learn of a major bombshell report from an independent source.

Reporter Charles Johnson of Gotnews.com announced recently that Mike Brown probably did have a criminal record, even though his family says otherwise. He was cotnacted by at least two sources in law enforcement who swear he had sealed juvenile record. So he filed a lawsuit to get to the truth. It appears that not only was he arrested for 2nd degree murder, but he may have been a member of the Crips gang!

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Man Protesting Illegal Immigration Gets Beat Up, Is Then Asked If He Is A Racist By Univision Reporter

Man Protesting Illegal Immigration Gets Beat Up, Is Then Asked If He Is A Racist By Univision Reporter: In this classic clip from a PROP 187 rally held in Los Angeles in 1996, a Univision reporter asks a man with blood streaming down his face if he’s a racist, and if he likes Latin people. Reverend Jesse Peterson scolds her for asking stupid questions. Nothing has changed in 18 years except for a massive increase in illegal aliens. What will things be like in this country 18 years from now?

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▶ MUSLIM HOSPITALITY IN LONDON -- A SCARY VIDEO LIKE THIS COULD BE COMING TO A STREET NEAR YOU? - YouTube

▶ MUSLIM HOSPITALITY IN LONDON -- A SCARY VIDEO LIKE THIS COULD BE COMING TO A STREET NEAR YOU? - YouTube

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Online posts show ISIS eyeing Mexican border, says law enforcement bulletin | Fox News

Online posts show ISIS eyeing Mexican border, says law enforcement bulletin | Fox News: EXCLUSIVE: Social media chatter shows Islamic State militants are keenly aware of the porous U.S.-Mexico border, and are “expressing an increased interest” in crossing over to carry out a terrorist attack, according to a Texas law enforcement bulletin sent out this week.

“A review of ISIS social media messaging during the week ending August 26 shows that militants are expressing an increased interest in the notion that they could clandestinely infiltrate the southwest border of US, for terror attack,” warns the Texas Department of Public Safety "situational awareness" bulletin, obtained by FoxNews.com.

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White House does damage control | TheHill

White House does damage control | TheHill: President Obama was referring only "to military options for striking" Islamist militants in Syria when he said the White House did not "have a strategy yet,” press secretary Josh Earnest insisted Thursday.

The White House launched a full-court media press to clarify the president’s comments after the media and Republicans seized on the admission.

In an interview with CNN, Earnest said Obama was only referring to potential military strikes within Syria.

"Those options are still being developed by the Pentagon," Earnest said.

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Mexico Cracks Down on Illegal Immigration

Mexico Cracks Down on Illegal Immigration: HOUSTON, Texas -- Mexico has recently launched its largest crackdown of illegal migration in decades, and it is yielding major results. Reports say their efforts have dramatically cut down the number of children and families making it across the border.

Government officials in Mexico have cracked down on the Death Train, also known as "La Bestia," according to the Associated Press (AP). Thousands of children who travel via Death Train previously jumped onto a moving freight car. Minors who could not successfully pull themselves onto the traveling cars would fall onto the tracks--many were left with extreme injuries.

Mexican police have reported started raiding the rail cars and arresting any illegal immigrants they find.

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37 Illegal Aliens Boat into U.S. Off San Diego Coast

37 Illegal Aliens Boat into U.S. Off San Diego Coast: Twice this week, panga boats filled with illegal aliens crossed over the U.S. border through the waters of the Pacific Ocean. Monday beachgoers watched in shock as one boat arrived on shore. Passengers fled, some of whom remain at large, while Tuesday’s boat was apprehended before reaching shore.

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Day Four: CNN Still Hasn't Verified the Ferguson Shooting Audio

Day Four: CNN Still Hasn't Verified the Ferguson Shooting Audio: Monday night, after over a week spent in Ferguson, MO, stirring the racial pot without knowing if race had anything to do with anything, the story was out of gas, so CNN poured unverified audio on the fire.

Because it makes it okay, Don Lemon assured us CNN hadn't authenticated the maybe-audio recording of the shooting death of Brown. But the network broadcast it anyway -- repeatedly, practically every hour on the hour (that I monitored) for the next 36 or so hours.

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Washington Post Publishes Video of Jon Stewart Trashing Rick Perry as Racist - Twice!

Washington Post Publishes Video of Jon Stewart Trashing Rick Perry as Racist - Twice!: Man alive, Democrats got it good. Not only do leftwing outlets like the Washington Post protect Democrats, the Washington Post publishes video of comedian Jon Stewart attacking as racist potential GOP presidential candidate Rick Perry.

On his show Thursday, Stewart, the left's good dog, ran through all of Perry's '12 gaffes (you know, the ones he's working so hard to put behind them) and then dredged up the phony racial controversy the Post dug up in '12 about a rock that might have existed two generations ago on land Perry doesn’t even own.

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