Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Have a Happy Thanksgiving!

Have a Norman Rockwell Thanksgiving, With Grace

Cynthia Quinn - On January 6, 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, a gifted communicator, addressed Congress and delivered his ‘Four Freedoms’ speech that included thoughts on;
Freedom of Speech;

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Hostage Situation Reported in France: Children Included, Several Wounded

FRANCE — A hostage situation and shooting has been reported in the northern French town of Roubaix near the Belgian border, Reuters reports.

Medical services in the area say several people have gunshot wounds; children are reportedly among the victims.
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Monday, November 23, 2015

Pentatonix uses the force for jaw-dropping 'Star Wars' AMAs performance

h/t - Mashable

ISIS Releases Target Lists Of U.S. Officials

Vocativ - ISIS-affiliated hackers posted “wanted to be killed” lists late on Saturday that included the names of current and former U.S. government officials, Vocativ discovered.

The hackers, calling themselves the “Islamic State Cyber Army,” published what they claimed are names and addresses of people who have worked for the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency, the FBI, the CIA, the National Counterterrorism Center, the National Guard and other American organizations and agencies. They also posted what they said are names, addresses and pictures of U.S military personnel who have served in Kuwait, Qatar, Iraq and Afghanistan.
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12 Christians Thrown off Rubber Boat by Muslim Migrants

The Clarion Project - Meanwhile, in the UK, a Muslim convert to Christianity, who has been constantly harassed was brutally attacked with a pickaxe. 

Italian police arrested 15 Islamists suspected of throwing a dozen Christians overboard on a treacherous voyage from Libya to Italy. The Christians, who were part of a group of 105 migrants attempting to make the crossing in a rubber boat, were from Nigeria and Ghana, while their assailants were from the Ivory Coast, Mali and Senegal.
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Greece warns it's virtually impossible to detect dangerous extremists among arriving migrants

Yahoo News -
Lesbos (Greece) (AFP) - As the hunt for jihadists widens after last week's Paris attacks, authorities in Greece warn it was virtually impossible to pick out dangerous extremists among arriving migrants, without prior intelligence.

"If they are not already registered in the database, it's nearly impossible," says Dimitris Amountzias, police captain in charge of Moria, Greece's main registration camp on the island of Lesbos.
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Cuban Man Says He Relied on God to Survive 22 Years of Torture in Castro's Gulag

Christian Post - A former Cuban prisoner of conscience who was imprisoned for opposing the Communist regime of Fidel Castro and used his own blood to write poetry throughout his 22-year detention will be honored as the 2016 recipient of the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty's highest honor.

Armando Valladares, a former Cuban government worker who was arrested in 1960 for refusing to put a sign at his desk stating "I'm with Fidel," kept his faith in the Lord despite suffering from years of atrocious and torturous conditions during his detention.   Read More

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Egypt accuses US of being the mastermind of Paris attacks

Two days ago, the most widely circulated Egyptian daily, Al-Ahram, which is understood to be loyal to the state, continued its demonization of America by running a cartoon depicting Islamic State as a man, marked “Made in USA,” eating another alive, while a person-world is pointing two fingers at the victim, saying “Muslim, terrorist.”
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Friday, November 20, 2015

Killing Good Will

Dave Weinbaum - I watched with fascination as Bill O’Reilly used his bully pulpit in an attempt to eviscerate fellow Fox employee, long-time columnist and commentator, George Will.  O’Reilly, the top gun on the numero uno cable news show for 19 years didn’t waste any time parading his power. He pointed out imperiously that he didn’t even have to call Will. All he needed to do was push a button. Who doesn’t know what that could mean in modern lexicon? 

Climate Change In France

Cynthia Quinn - On November 13th, 1998, (Friday the thirteenth) a special edition of “The Wizard of Oz was presented on the big screen. Oz is a land where macho does not exist; Pipsqueak-voiced Munchkins, a Wizard who turns out to be a fake weenie, a Cowardly dandy-Lion, a weepy Tin Man, and a gayly dancing Scarecrow with disintegrating fists, make-up the wimpy, casper-milk-toast characters. Luckily, in every good story there is always a villain, a masculine force to be reckoned with and the Wicked Witch of the West plays the ideal feminist who can take the lead.

CHILLING VIDEO : Liberals DO NOT Want You To See THIS Video On Refugees [Watch]

RightWing News - This video garnered a million and a half views in less than five days but was taken down by YouTube following an alleged ‘copyright infringement’. Liberals do NOT want you to watch this- so watch now, while you still can:

Although the 19-minute film may feel like a dispatch from some crazy future, it is cut entirely from recent news reports, police camera footage, and interviews.   Read the rest at RightWing News

O’Reilly’s Correspondent Jesse Watters is Stepping Up in the World – Now Has a New Show on Fox News

Independent Journal - The first time Fox News’ Jesse Watters was on television, he was trolled.

He was a high schooler being interviewed for a local news channel in Philadelphia about pop duo Milli Vanilli, who were stripped of their Grammy after it was revealed they weren’t actually the ones singing on their records.
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CNN Announces Criteria For Next GOP Presidential Debate

Candidates need to meet at least one of CNN's three criteria in polls taken between October 29 and December 13 to make the December 15 debate: be polling at an average 3.5 percent nationally, at least 4 percent in Iowa, or at least 4 percent in New Hampshire.
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Thursday, November 19, 2015

IRS: You Can’t Sue Us Unless We Say You Can

Daily Caller - Department of Justice lawyers claimed Wednesday the IRS cannot be sued for damages by the estimated 330,000 taxpayers victimized by hackers who earlier this year breached the federal tax agency’s computer files.

Plaintiffs Becky Welborn and Wendy Windrich’s claim of damage under the Privacy Act and the Administrative Procedures Act cannot be pursued because the doctrine of Sovereign Immunity, which holds the federal government immune to damage claims unless it agrees to such litigation.
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On This Day - 1863 - Lincoln delivers Gettysburg Address

History.Com - On November 19, 1863, at the dedication of a military cemetery at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, during the American Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln delivers one of the most memorable speeches in American history. In just 272 words, Lincoln brilliantly and movingly reminded a war-weary public why the Union had to fight, and win, the Civil War.
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