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Islamic State vows to reach ´Palestine´
and ´kill the barbaric Jews´
Jerusalem Post [Israel], by Lev Selmon    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 8/29/2014 11:13:59 PM     Post Reply
The organization calling itself the Islamic State has risen from the fog of war in Syria and Iraq in recent months and drawn the attention of the world with major victories on both sides of the Euphrates River that have claimed swaths of territory for its declared caliphate, or Islamic State. Now in the organization´s new English language publication, Dabiq, aimed at young Muslims in western states, the extremist organization declared, "Islamic State will do everything within its means to continue striking down every apostate who stands as an obstacle on its path towards Palestine."

President Obama needs to focus
on how the United States can
meet global challenges
Washington Post, by Editorial    Original Article
Posted By: Dreadnought- 8/29/2014 11:12:25 PM     Post Reply
PRESIDENT OBAMA’S acknowledgment that “we don’t have a strategy yet” in Syria understandably attracted the most attention after his perplexing meeting with reporters Thursday. But his restatement of the obvious was not the most dismaying aspect of his remarks. The president’s goal, to the extent he had one, seemed to be to tamp down all the assessments of gathering dangers that his own team had been issuing over the previous days. This argument with his own administration is alarming on three levels. The first has to do with simple competence. One can only imagine the whiplash that foreign leaders must

The Instigator – How One Saint Louis
Man Originated The “Hands Up, Don’t
Shoot” Mike Brown Controversy – And
Created “Eye Witness” Testimonials…
Conservative Treehouse, by Sundance    Original Article
Posted By: SoCalGal- 8/29/2014 11:07:11 PM     Post Reply
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.The primary witnesses used to create what we’ll call ‘the media narrative’

  


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Obama: GOP captive to
ideologically rigid group
Associated Press, by Darlene Superville    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 8/29/2014 11:05:59 PM     Post Reply
NEWPORT, R.I.— President Barack Obama on Friday blamed dysfunction in Congress on a Republican Party he said is captive to an ideologically rigid, unproductive and cynical faction, urging like-minded Democrats to show up for November´s midterm elections. Addressing Democratic donors at a fundraiser in Rhode Island and another in New York, Obama said Republicans had realized that blocking all progress led Americans to become cynical about government. Republicans consider that "a pretty good thing" because they don´t believe in government to begin with, Obama said.

Two Northern Counties Petition
CA Legislature to Form State of ´Jefferson´
Breitbart California, by William Bigelow    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 8/29/2014 11:02:46 PM     Post Reply
On Thursday, Modoc and Siskiyou counties in California, adjacent to Oregon, formally requested state officials to allow them to secede from the state and form a new state to be called Jefferson, according to the Sacramento Bee. The two counties’ governments directly petitioned the secretaries of the state Assembly and Senate after they had already submitted a petition to the secretary of state asserting that they weren’t represented strongly enough in the state. Mark Baird organized a rally at the state capitol that drew 70 supporters with flags and T-shirts displaying two X´s and a coiled snake that said "State

The Night Before
PJ Media, by Richard Fernandez    Original Article
Posted By: Hazymac- 8/29/2014 10:59:20 PM     Post Reply
2014 will be a year when the populations of the world began to wake up and smell the smoke. (Snip) But it may be no dream. David Cameron just warned Britain to brace for a possible ISIS attack on its shores. The jayvee ISIS team Obama scoffed at sure gets around. Cameron says ISIS ‘is more dangerous than al-Qaeda’. The doorman the president contemptuously glowered over at the summits is acting uppity too. That doorman, Vladimir Putin, has just used the “N” word in Ukraine. The “N” word being “Nuclear”.

Report: IS Researching Biological Warfare
Arutz Sheva [Israel], by Tova Dvorin    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 8/29/2014 10:59:19 PM     Post Reply
Islamic State (IS, formerly known as ISIS) is working on biological weapons, according to data reportedly recovered from a IS-linked laptop, upping the ante in the global terror group´s pledge to spread Islamism around the world by force. [Snip] The nineteen-page Arabic document explained the infection process in detail, it said, including weaponization. "The advantage of biological weapons is that they do not cost a lot of money, while the human casualties can be huge," the document states. "When the microbe is injected in small mice, the symptoms of the disease should start to appear within 24 hours."

  


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Angelina is not the only one tying the
knot! Jolie´s former lesbian lover Jenny
Shimizu gears up to marry girlfriend
Daily Mail [UK], by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: SoCalGal- 8/29/2014 10:56:13 PM     Post Reply
Angelina Jolie once said that she ‘would probably have married’ her ex-lover Jenny Shimizu if she hadn’t instead wed first husband Jonny Lee Miller. But now, everyone’s a winner as the Oscar winning actress has just tied the knot with third husband Brad Pitt, and former flame Jenny is also getting married. Model and actress Jenny, who embarked on a lesbian love affair with Angelina after they starred together in Foxfire, is engaged to partner Michelle Harper. (Snip) Angelina famously said about her ex in a 1997 interview with Girlfriends magazine: ‘I fell in love with her the first second I saw her. ‘I

Ukraine pushes for NATO
membership, Western arms
Globe and Mail [Canada], by Josh Wingrove    Original Article
Posted By: SoCalGal- 8/29/2014 10:50:36 PM     Post Reply
Ukraine is mounting a push for NATO membership as it faces down Russia, a move that comes ahead of a major NATO summit and as the Ukrainian ambassador to Canada renews calls for armaments from the West. Ukraine Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk on Friday said he’d move toward suspending the country’s “non-bloc” status, a first step toward pursuing North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) membership, ahead of the alliance’s summit in Wales next week.The push from Ukraine will force Western leaders – including Prime Minister Stephen Harper, who will attend the summit – to once again evaluate what role to play in

Seized Isis Laptop in Syria Contains
Plans for ´Bubonic Plague´ Weapons
International Business Times, by Tom Porter    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 8/29/2014 10:50:06 PM     Post Reply
A laptop allegedly seized from an Isis (also known as Islamic State) base in Syria contains plans to launch devastating terror attacks harnessing the bubonic plague. (Snip) A 19-page document outlines plans to weaponise the bubonic plague from infected animals. It describes how to safely test diseases to be used in terror attacks. "When the microbe is injected in small mice, the symptoms of the disease should start to appear within 24 hours," the document explains. It also contains a 26-page fatwa, or Islamic ruling, proclaiming the use of chemical weapons to be acceptable against kafirs, or non-believers.

Obama Weighing Delay in
Action on Immigration
New York Times, by William D. Shear    Original Article
Posted By: earlybird- 8/29/2014 10:47:44 PM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON — President Obama is considering a delay of his most controversial proposals to revamp immigration laws through executive action until after the midterm elections in November, mindful of the electoral peril for Democratic Senate candidates, according to allies of the administration who have knowledge of White House deliberations. The president vowed in late June to act unilaterally, declaring a deep frustration with what he termed Republican obstruction in Congress. He pledged to act to reshape the immigration system soon after he received recommendations from senior advisers at the end of the summer. But now Mr. Obama and his aides appear to

  


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Praising Rebels, Putin
Toughens Tone on Ukraine
New York Times, by Neil Macfarquhar and Andrew E. Kramer    Original Article
Posted By: earlybird- 8/29/2014 10:43:42 PM     Post Reply
MOSCOW — As Russian-backed rebels entrenched themselves in a newly captured, strategically located town in southeast Ukraine on Friday, President Vladimir V. Putin bluntly strengthened Moscow’s hard-line position that the government in Kiev must be compelled to negotiate regional autonomy. Abandoning his more frequent conciliatory stance, Mr. Putin issued a rare, open, congratulatory message to the insurgents. They had “achieved a major success in intercepting Kiev’s military operation,” he said on his website.Behind the message, and the wider military operation, analysts saw several Kremlin goals. Most important, they said, is that Mr. Putin wants to force terms, first laid down in

Emotional Tony Stewart speaks
for the first time since fatal accident
Fox 59 (Indianapolis IN), by Larry Hawley    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 8/29/2014 9:49:45 PM     Post Reply
ATLANTA– Dressed in a black shirt with the logo of his racing team, Tony Stewart stepped to the podium on Friday afternoon with the same emotion that he’s felt the past few weeks. During a four-minute statement Friday afternoon at the Atlanta Motor Speedway–his first public comment since he hit and killed driver Kevin Ward Jr. at the Canandaigua Motorsports Park on Aug. 9–Stewart expressed remorse over the death of the young driver and how difficult it has been for him to deal with it. “This is been one of the toughest tragedies I’ve ever had to deal with, both

Secret Service Investigates Possible
Threat Made Against President Obama
Mediaite, by Josh Feldman    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 8/29/2014 9:39:47 PM     Post Reply
The Secret Service is investigating a possible threat made against President Obama. Authorities tell NBC News that there was a “potentially suspicious person and vehicle” near where Obama made fundraising stops tonight. Connecticut police have been informed of the report by the Secret Service, as well as being advised to be on lookout for this suspicious person. State law enforcement is currently looking for the car this person was driving, which they believe to be a blue Jetta with Connecticut plates. Obama attended one fundraiser in Connecticut tonight before heading to another one in Rhode Island

Advice on Strategy From Dilbert
Power Line, by John Hinderaker    Original Article
Posted By: MDMuskrat- 8/29/2014 9:37:44 PM     Post Reply
President Obama can’t come up with a strategy to deal with ISIS. It’s just so…complicated. Here’s an idea: how about if we kill them? I don’t suppose Obama will go with that one. But hey: even Dilbert has a better grasp of strategy than our clueless president: (Dilbert Cartoon) OK, it may not be optimal, but it’s better than anything the Obama administration has come up with!

  


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A Crisis As Millions Of
Students Abused By Teachers
Investors Business Daily, by Editorial    Original Article
Posted By: Judy W.- 8/29/2014 9:16:24 PM     Post Reply
Education: For a parent, the headline couldn´t be more alarming: "Teacher of the Year accused of molesting student, charged with 5 felonies." It´s a story that, tragically, is all too common — and all too underreported. Why? We´ve all heard of the Catholic Church child abuse scandal that´s still regularly covered, 20 to 40 years after much of the abuse took place. It too was tragic, and acknowledged as such by the church, which has taken action to prevent its ever happening again. The same can´t be said of unionized public education — where child abuse appears to be rampant, often with

Kerry ´Respectfully Calls´ on
Iran to Release U.S. Hostages
Weekly Standard, by Jeryl Bier    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 8/29/2014 8:48:49 PM     Post Reply
John Kerry chose the third anniversary of U.S. citizen Amir Hekmati’s "detention on false espionage charges" during a visit with his family in Iran in 2011 to "respectfully" call on the government of Iran to release Hekmati and several other U.S. citizens held or missing in that country. Saeed Abedini and Jason Rezaian, the latter a Washington Post reporter, are also being held. Kerry also called on Iran to help facilitate the location and return of Robert Levinson, missing since 2007. Here is the full statement: U.S. Citizens Detained or Missing in Iran The Unites States respectfully calls on the Government of the

Obama: Everything Just Seems
Bad Because of Social Media
Breitbart Big Government, by Jonathan Strong    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 8/29/2014 8:45:35 PM     Post Reply
At a Democratic National Committee fundraiser in New York Friday, President Obama attributed people´s pervasive sense the world is falling apart to “social media.” “The world’s always been messy… we’re just noticing now in part because of social media,” Obama said. “I can see why a lot of folks are troubled,” he said. But American military superiority has never been greater, he added, according to a pool report. Obama has faced withering criticism for taking a lengthy vacation that included nine rounds of golf, while terrorist group Islamic State (ISIS) has been on the march in Iraq, an Ebola crisis

Chelsea Clinton quits as NBC News reporter
Modesto Bee (CA), by David Bauder    Original Article
Posted By: Scottyboy- 8/29/2014 8:35:03 PM     Post Reply
NEW YORK — Chelsea Clinton said Friday she is quitting her job as a reporter at NBC News, citing increased work at the Clinton Foundation and the imminent birth of her first child. Bill and Hillary Rodham Clinton´s daughter had been working at the network since 2011, sporadically doing feature stories on people or organizations doing public-spirited work. Politico magazine reported earlier this year that NBC was paying her $600,000 a year. "I loved watching the ´Making a Difference´ stories about remarkable people and organizations making a profound difference in our country and our world," Clinton said in a statement posted on

Obama: The world´s always been messy
But now social media is amplifying it
Hot Air, by Mary Katherine Ham    Original Article
Posted By: Fiesta del sol- 8/29/2014 8:18:35 PM     Post Reply
The No. 1 priority in electing someone after President Obama should be finding someone who does not believe the world conforms to his worldview simply because he says it does. It’s a very dangerous state of mind. Speaking at a $15K-a-plate DCCC fund raiser tonight, natch, CBS correspondent Mark Knoller quoted Obama: Pres Obama said “The world’s always been messy … we’re just noticing now in part because of social media."—if Knoller weren’t so serious, you could be forgiven for thinking it was satire. After a barrage of “WHATs” and “WOWs” and “LOLWUTs” on Twitter, in came the grim mockery:

  



Obama’s Immigration Policies Are So
Popular Democrats Are Begging Him to
Delay Them Until After the Election
Washington Free Beacon, by Andrew Stiles    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 8/29/2014 8:13:14 PM     Post Reply
The Los Angeles Times is reporting that President Obama may postpone his sweeping executive actions on immigration until after the midterm elections. Why? Because Democrats are begging him to: The two-step plan would bow to the concerns of Democratic lawmakers running in Republican-leaning states who have expressed opposition to Obama’s plans to act unilaterally on the hot-button issue. Some Democratic senators have said he should wait for Congress to pass legislation. Wait. Why would they want to do that? Aren’t the policies Obama is proposing on immigration wildly popular? That’s what they keep telling us, anyway. “I promise you, the American people

NFL: ‘OK, Maybe Knocking A Woman
Out Is Worse Than Smoking Pot’
PJ Media, by Stephen Kruiser    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 8/29/2014 8:09:07 PM     Post Reply
“Oops.” In the wake of criticism over a two-game suspension for Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, the NFL has established a six-game unpaid ban for personnel who violate the league’s policy on domestic violence, Commissioner Roger Goodell said Thursday. A second incident would be punished by a lifetime ban from the league, Goodell said in a letter and memo to the owners of the league’s 32 teams. Without referring to Rice by name, he acknowledged in his letter that he made the wrong decision in that case. “I didn’t get it right. Simply put, we have to do better. And we will,” he

Washington Post Covers Voter Fraud
Inaccurately and Incompletely
PJ Media, by J. Christian Adams    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 8/29/2014 8:02:35 PM     Post Reply
Sometimes voter-fraud deniers are forced to discuss the truth of voter fraud. This happened today at the Washington Post (“Fairfax officials say some people may have crossed Va.-Md. line to vote twice in 2012“). While the Post deserves credit from emerging from its cocoon of voter-fraud denial, it deserves scorn for bungling the emergence. Reporter Susan Svrluga notes that “tens of thousands of voters” were registered to cast ballots in both Virginia and Maryland. That’s true, and it is a big problem nationwide. Hundreds of thousands of people are registered to vote in multiple states, and many of them have voted. It

Retired Republican Senator Leads
Effort To Smash Local Tea Party
Breitbart Big Government, by Charlie Spiering    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 8/29/2014 7:56:30 PM     Post Reply
Sen. Al Simpson (R-WY) retired from the Senate in 1997, but he is now celebrating another political victory in his state. The retired senator ran and won his election as a member of the Republican precinct committee in his hometown of Cody, Wyoming, together with his wife Ann. Both Simpsons earned a majority of the vote, effectively pushing out Tea Party Republicans in the precinct. (Snip) Together, the Simpsons now have the ability to influence the conversation, particularly the direction of the Republican party in Wyoming. “I’m not against anybody, I just want to be in the room,” he said.

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