A Message From Lucianne  



Home Page | Latest Posts | Links | Must Reads | Update Profile | RSS | Contribute | Register | Rules & FAQs
Privacy Policy | Search | Post | Contact | Logout | Forgot Password | Search Using Google

A black president couldn’t
stop the Ferguson race riots

Telegraph [UK], by Tim Stanley

Original Article

Posted By:Attercliffe, 8/18/2014 8:28:03 AM

Violence continues in Ferguson, Missouri. It began on August 9 with the death of Michael Brown, an unarmed African-American teenager cut down by a white cop’s bullets. Peaceful demonstrations turned into looting, the local police went in with rubber bullets and tear gas, all hell broke loose and, eventually, Missouri’s governor pulled out the local police and sent in state officers instead. But the rioting only paused; it didn’t cease. [Snip] Observers might ask, “How can this be happening in an America that has elected a black president?” How can black kids still get killed by white cops and how

Click and read on for two important reasons:

1. Stanley compliments Jonah G, describing him as a"highly respected" conservative writer and quoting a remark he made on the Ferguson farago; and

2. Stanley provides some extremely damning statistics which we rarely, if ever, see. You want material to bring home your points? This is where you´ll find some good, solid examples.


Post Reply  

Reply 1 - Posted by: K620, 8/18/2014 8:42:12 AM     (No. 9970116)

OP, you are kidding, right?

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    86 persons like this.

Reply 2 - Posted by: voxpop, 8/18/2014 8:49:30 AM     (No. 9970127)

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    78 persons like this.




Reply 3 - Posted by: Udanja99, 8/18/2014 8:51:42 AM     (No. 9970133)

"Why has electing a black president not changed all of this? One answer is that while Obama is a president who is black, he has never sold himself as an expressly black president..."

Say what? Maybe he hasn´t sold himself as such, but his comments and actions speak otherwise. Open your eyes, Tim.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    87 persons like this.

Reply 4 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 8/18/2014 9:03:18 AM     (No. 9970147)

I expect many more riots in many more cities as long as Obama´s philosophy is ruling the black neighborhoods. I don´t think the author grasps the depth of the problems.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    85 persons like this.

Reply 5 - Posted by: Otheym, 8/18/2014 9:04:49 AM     (No. 9970148)

why would he even try to stop the riots, they fit his agenda perfectly. If you haven´t read Kareem´s piece on the race war to come you should. Fifty years of the Great Society, Affirmative action etc have accomplished nothing positive and in fact are resented as failures because blacks are still in poverty and it´s all the fault of the white race. If you´re white you´re guilty period...

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    98 persons like this.

Reply 6 - Posted by: zephyrgirl, 8/18/2014 9:12:31 AM     (No. 9970162)

The black community should heal itself - Black leaders should tell the hip-hoppers to pull up their pants, quit talking smack, get a job and marry their girlfriends before they get them pregnant.

Until that happens, the situation will only get worse.

For the record, I´m not holding my breath that this will happen anytime soon.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    96 persons like this.

Reply 7 - Posted by: Attercliffe, 8/18/2014 9:13:17 AM     (No. 9970165)


That Jonah Goldberg is a highly respected conservative writer?

No, absolutely not kidding.

That the article contains some rarely-seen statistics useful for discussions?

No, not kidding. (You may have a different purpose for which to use said statistics; total agreement with Stanley doesn´t have to be one of them. Keep the baby, chuck the bathwater.)

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    103 persons like this.




Reply 8 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 8/18/2014 9:15:16 AM     (No. 9970168)

First paragrph tell us the writer is an idiot just mouthing words and has no real understanding of this guy who we elected to be President.

Øbama is a classic black racist of the worst kind.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    99 persons like this.

Reply 9 - Posted by: walcb, 8/18/2014 9:18:47 AM     (No. 9970178)

A few things need to happen before Ferguson can hire more black cops. Blacks have to apply, they can´t have an extensive arrest record and they have to meet some basic qualifications--like education of some sort.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    106 persons like this.

Reply 10 - Posted by: Keekng, 8/18/2014 9:23:02 AM     (No. 9970183)

We will never know if obama could stop the rioting because he has not tried to do so.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    77 persons like this.

Reply 11 - Posted by: chicodon, 8/18/2014 9:29:05 AM     (No. 9970192)

Listen to this entire audio. How are they ever going to escape their poverty?


  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    81 persons like this.

Reply 12 - Posted by: jinx, 8/18/2014 9:30:31 AM     (No. 9970194)

Bottom line:Our Black President and his wife and our AG are racists. They want the chaos to happen and use it politically to get the Black vote and power for themselves. They know that the Blacks in the cities don´t really understand that they are being exploited by the President and the Al Sharpton´s. It will continue to get worse before it gets better if the Black Panther´s and the racist Blacks don´t back off.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    116 persons like this.




Reply 13 - Posted by: dngriffin, 8/18/2014 9:34:50 AM     (No. 9970201)

From the first riots in 1960´s until today, rioters demand and are rewarded with amnesty for breaking the law. Until they are held accountable, it will not end.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    87 persons like this.

Reply 14 - Posted by: AltaD, 8/18/2014 9:44:48 AM     (No. 9970217)

About a year ago a white KC firefighter was killed on his wedding night by an off duty cop, did the white people of KC riot? Did his fellow firefighters loot local stores? No, they didn´t, because unlike the thugs in MO they don´t live to destroy.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    93 persons like this.

Reply 15 - Posted by: pineledger, 8/18/2014 9:45:24 AM     (No. 9970218)

A "crisis in black fatherhood" indeed.

They don´t seem to have any trouble procreating. The crisis is in behaving like human beings, not animals.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    89 persons like this.

Reply 16 - Posted by: congar, 8/18/2014 9:46:25 AM     (No. 9970221)

Until and unless the black culture arrives at the point that it doesn’t regard hard work and education as being too white or square, you’ll still be reading the same lopsided numbers, and no welfare effort will help anything but make it worse. Today there are many highly successful blacks, but they are a small minority. Every one of them works hard at what they do (excepting our presidente role model).

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    78 persons like this.

Reply 17 - Posted by: flybynight, 8/18/2014 9:47:47 AM     (No. 9970222)

Funny how answers are so simple for liberals.
Detroit is a burned out war zone because... Racism. Blacks murder each other by the hundreds in Chicago because...racism. Blacks destroy black-owned businesses in Ferguson because...a robbery suspect got shot...because, racism.

What rubbish.
Chinese were brought here, worked demeaning jobs for slave wages, in appalling conditions, for a generation or two. They formed communities, families, started businesses, got educations, and have become extremely successful. Despite prejudicial name calling, different color skin. Italians came here by the boatloads, with nothing, worked sweatshops in appalling conditions, formed families, businesses, and did well. Despite being called names and discriminated against. More recently, Vietnamese immigrants came with nothing, not even a language in common with their new home. different color skin, different customs, dressed funny....plucked chickens, swept foundry floors, and did spectacularly well. They insisted that their kids do well in school, did chores, joined churches, obeyed the law. A generation is all it took.

So, why, since other ethnic groups have done so very well, despite hardships and economic deprivation, and cultural differences, do blacks continue to tolerate their criminal subculture´s attempts to revert to a tribal jungle? Generation after generation, job preferences, welfare, free this and that handouts...what will it take? How many generations to civilize this people?

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    119 persons like this.




Reply 18 - Posted by: marthaville, 8/18/2014 9:50:00 AM     (No. 9970226)

Regarding the comment by #5, Kareem indicts himself since he is clearly a member of the top 1%. Kareem has no basis for blaming the 1%, whoever they are, for all the racial problems that exist in the US. It certainly is not the fault of those so-called 1% that many of the low income Americans did not choose to get an education when they each had nearly two decades of opportunities to do so.

Surely Kareem is not suggesting that basketball and his height are the only reasons he is a member of the 1% and not an uneducated member of the poor in our nation.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    75 persons like this.

Reply 19 - Posted by: Rinktum, 8/18/2014 10:03:24 AM     (No. 9970244)

Note to Hispanics: This will be your future under democrat rule. Something to think about. If you want to live the Ghetto life, sign on to the Democrat Party. They welcome will welcome you and train you to live the entitlement victim life while they live successful lives. Go down that path and there will be a Ferguson in your future.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    82 persons like this.

Reply 20 - Posted by: harleynyc, 8/18/2014 10:29:18 AM     (No. 9970284)

His race isn´t the problem. His ideology is the problem. Colonel Allen West would have been excellent president

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    82 persons like this.

Reply 21 - Posted by: M2, 8/18/2014 10:33:46 AM     (No. 9970294)

The stats are shocking. But it isn´t the system that is to blame, it´s the Democrat Party, a goal of which is to destroy the black family, which leads to a lack of male influence in the household, a lack of cohesiveness of the family unit, and the use of abortion as birth control. It also makes them wards of the Democrat Party and thus a perpetual voting bloc (until blacks figure out that it is really Democrats who keep them on the plantation, not whites.)

I found this comment amazingly dull-witted:

All of this is made worse by a police and judicial system that seems not just imbalanced against blacks but actually designed to put more of them in prison.

Of course it´s "imbalanced" because a disproportionate number of blacks commit crimes and those crimes tend to be more violent than crimes whites commit.

More to the point is why blacks commit more crimes than whites: You cannot blame their crime rate on poverty, as would have us do. Poverty doesn´t create criminals. Talk to any poor black who made it out of the ghetto and to success in white America.

Ironically, the black culture is one of excess. There is too much emphasis on expensive "things" rather than on education. There is too much sexual activity rather than restraint. There is too much profanity and not enough sanctity. There is a culture of death rather than life. There is too much coarseness rather than decency.

I want to know how this gets fixed other than Stanley´s vapid solution, as follows:

But what he [Obama] was never going to be was someone who would confront racism head on or seek a substantial redistribution of power and money of the variety that many civil rights leaders feel is necessary to help the poor.


  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    67 persons like this.

Reply 22 - Posted by: M2, 8/18/2014 10:34:06 AM     (No. 9970297)


No, he never did "confront racism head on". He perpetuated it behind closed doors by encouraging criminal behavior not just by blacks in his own Administration (Susan Rice, Holder, Jarrett et al) but in the black community by allowing Holder to say that black-on-white crimes will not be prosecuted. That is a checkered flag.

The statement that Obama didn´t "seek a substantial redistribution of power and money" is bizarre: That is the first thing he said he wanted to do before he was elected. He has continued his attempts to do just that. Has Mr. Stanley been paying attention?

How does a POTUS confront racism head on? He could be a real leader and tell his own people that he will not tolerate rioting nor will he tolerate people who go around the law. He can´t do that, though, because his own DOJ is doing exactly that. So are the New Black Panthers, which Obama could "confront head on" by disavowing their tactics.

Has he? He wouldn´t dare; it doesn´t fit his plan to destroy America´s tranquility and strength and to exacerbate racial tensions in order to create chaos. To confront the NBPs would be to risk being called an Oreo, and he doesn´t want that. He needs those black zombie votes.

Obama and his DOJ have given the green light to blacks in America to do as they please to get back what they were deliberately led to believe is being stolen from them.

This is Reparations, and this is why "a black president couldn´t stop the Ferguson race riots." He simply doesn´t want to.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    92 persons like this.



Reply 23 - Posted by: DCGIRL, 8/18/2014 10:36:52 AM     (No. 9970304)

This racist president DID NOT try to stop the Ferguson race riots. He throw gasoline on the fire. Listen to his speech.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    75 persons like this.

Reply 24 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 8/18/2014 10:38:18 AM     (No. 9970305)

Maybe having a ´black bresident´ was the proximate cause.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    77 persons like this.

Reply 25 - Posted by: planetgeo, 8/18/2014 10:56:25 AM     (No. 9970334)

This will be Obama´s legacy...that rather than being a post-racial President, he in fact became our most racial President. Everything he and his partner in crime (literally), Holder, have done has made race relations in this country infinitely worse. It will take generations to repair the damage they have done.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    77 persons like this.

Reply 26 - Posted by: Garage Logician, 8/18/2014 11:07:28 AM     (No. 9970349)

If Obama had a son, the kid would be a jaywalking, cop-defying, thieving thug.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    89 persons like this.

Reply 27 - Posted by: MDMuskrat, 8/18/2014 11:08:17 AM     (No. 9970350)

OP, useful article for the stats and scope. Thanx. I do, however, have a criticism for Mr. Stanley and a question for Mr. Goldberg.

Stanley writes: "When Trayvon Martin was shot dead by vigilante George Zimmerman...." VIGILANTE?! Bias there, methinks.

And he quotes "Jonah Goldberg, a highly respected Right-wing columnist (why not just "highly respected"?)...´the idea that police forces shouldn’t take into account the racial or ethnic make-up of their communities when it comes to hiring [is] bizarre.´”

Jonah, is it probable that the majority of public school "educated" blacks couldn´t pass the police entrance exams? Of course, we could then lower the requirements. That would surely lead to a better police force.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    85 persons like this.

Reply 28 - Posted by: msjena, 8/18/2014 11:34:57 AM     (No. 9970384)

Couldn´t stop them? He caused them, or at least fanned the flames.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    73 persons like this.

Reply 29 - Posted by: trapper, 8/18/2014 11:38:59 AM     (No. 9970390)

11 million. 14 million. 20 million. No one really knows how many illegal aliens are in the United States. And how many millions of them are sucking up unskilled, temporary, part time, and entry level jobs that American citizens, black and white, so desperately need to support themselves and their families, or to gain the job experience needed to move up the ladder? High black unemployment? Illegal immigration hurts black Americans the most because so many blacks are at the bottom of the ladder. How or why they are at the bottom makes little difference if the very way TO the ladder is blocked by five illegal Mexicans.

Amnesty is the litmus test in 2014 and 2016. Any candidate who has EVER been for amnesty (code words – “pathway to citizenship”) is disqualified. The rallying cry should be “Deport Now!”

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    81 persons like this.

Reply 30 - Posted by: nevernaught, 8/18/2014 12:34:04 PM     (No. 9970534)

Well I´m going to do my part in the racial agitation business. I haven´t watched even one pro baseball game this year. The same for pro basketball. Track and field is off my personal agenda and so is Midnight Basketball.

Pro football is out. I´m tired of reading about bar fights, gay players and wife beaters. In fact, all sports sold by the media is out. The exception is Pro Golf, a mostly non team sport in the Pro area. The men wear pants and the ladies wear shorts and mini skirts. What is not to like.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    92 persons like this.

Reply 31 - Posted by: T-Bubba, 8/18/2014 12:37:24 PM     (No. 9970538)

Let history record this eight-year spate of urban disorder as the Holder-Obama Riots.

Or thw HO-Riots, for short.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    81 persons like this.

Reply 32 - Posted by: mickturn, 8/18/2014 12:47:12 PM     (No. 9970559)

Why? Because he lives for this kind of story so the Libs can further their agenda...

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    80 persons like this.

Reply 33 - Posted by: GreatPlains, 8/18/2014 12:47:27 PM     (No. 9970560)

Why doesn´t Obama take some time off from playing on the privileged white enclave of Martha´s Vineyard and take Michelle and the girls to Ferguson ?
They could walk the streets and see first hand how their supporters live .
Sasha and Malia could interact with their fellow black teens.
Dorian Johnson and Malia could discuss their teen angst.
Michelle in her thousand dollar shoes could empathize
with the mothers in public housing.
The healing in Ferguson could finally begin with the blessings and presence of the Obamas.
As George Bush was roundly criticized for not personally visiting New Orleans after Katrina ,
the same should hold for Barry.
Especially since he claims to identify with the plight of average black folks.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    72 persons like this.

Reply 34 - Posted by: NessunDorma, 8/18/2014 1:07:23 PM     (No. 9970588)

No doubt there would be more blacks in law enforcement if there were more qualified blacks interested in law enforcement. Too many in the black community view "working for the man" as a betrayal and too few have the rudimentary skills and abilities required for the job.

Communities like Ferguson rot from within. We can not change their character or culture from without.

Most of this column is claptrap, not in the least bit "excellent."

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    98 persons like this.

Reply 35 - Posted by: lana720, 8/18/2014 1:34:49 PM     (No. 9970632)

A couple of good points, but there were no rubber bullets fired! A so-called journalist mistook earplugs for them!!!

Poster #17 is possibly the post of the day! Thanks.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    76 persons like this.

Reply 36 - Posted by: molly101, 8/18/2014 3:28:49 PM     (No. 9970776)

Well, I give up! Black people have been pampered more than any other race and they act like sub-humans every chance they get to rob and loot.
They could care less about the facts in a case, but would rather have race pimps like Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton giving them the go-ahead to act like stupid idiots.
I was never racist in my life until Obama got elected but now I resent the attitude of the trouble makers that commit the crimes, yet complain because so many of their darlings are in jail What are we supposed to do with them? Can someone answer that?
Enough is enough and I´ve had enough!

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    61 persons like this.

Reply 37 - Posted by: strike3, 8/18/2014 3:37:31 PM     (No. 9970781)

Stop? Obama´s only work experience is in community agitation. He´s involved to add fuel to the fire.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    60 persons like this.

Reply 38 - Posted by: hoosiergirl71, 8/18/2014 4:04:07 PM     (No. 9970810)

How can black kids get killed by cops? By committing crimes, then challenging authority and fighting arrest. You threaten a policeman´s life, what is he to do? Let you kill him because you´re black?
Way too many people in this country speak without processing the thoughts and words through their brains!

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    69 persons like this.

Reply 39 - Posted by: Ida Lil, 8/18/2014 4:22:48 PM     (No. 9970831)

First Blacks should overcome the concept that we owe them a living plus free reign socially because their ancestors were slaves.
Americans did not ply the slave trade the same way the black slavers did -- selling their own race for profit.
American people thought they were fighting to grant former slaves normal civil rights-- nothing was included granting them a free ride for life.
The article mentioned black business owners were making strides-- of course they were until the envy looting ruined all they put together.
As to encouraging riots and sestruction -- what a way to dish out a little terrorism

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    81 persons like this.

Reply 40 - Posted by: uno, 8/18/2014 5:34:42 PM     (No. 9970899)

This one´s pretty easy actually. The simple answer is that racism pays and pays well! If the concept of racism vaporized off the planet today, there would be one heck of a lot of people outta work tomorrow!
The election of a Black President spelled the end of racism and Blacks weren´t about to lose their massive, half-century long meal-ticket-government-train-ride of welfare and entitlements!
Gotta keep racism alive and well in order to keep the spigot open... and besides, division works to the advantage of a commie-organizer creating unrest and chaos to weaken America any way possible!
There never was any intention to resolve race issues, only to fan the flames. People like sharpton, jackson and the Obamboozler are walking proof of hoe to make a career off "racism".

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    64 persons like this.

Reply 41 - Posted by: xcenturion, 8/18/2014 6:04:37 PM     (No. 9970925)

Obama is only BLACK when it serves him. His mother was a cracker, remember?

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    69 persons like this.

Reply 42 - Posted by: bpl40, 8/18/2014 6:12:09 PM     (No. 9970936)

FTA- “How can this be happening in an America that has elected a black president?” The writer´s reasoning is complete hogwash, exhibiting a profound ignorance of what has gone on in this country for the last decade. We on the other hand live here and cannot afford to be far removed from reality. 0bama´s way to power was cleared precisely so he may exploit racial divisiveness in a manner not possible for a white chief executive. And he has done it very effectively and ruthlessly. It is not a question of he couldn´t stop it. He does not WANT to stop it.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    81 persons like this.

Reply 43 - Posted by: catfur27, 8/18/2014 6:26:15 PM     (No. 9970952)

..c´mon people..you can´t expect a black president to solve these problems when he has to be on vacation playing golf...riding his bicycle...dancing...and drinking at his $100,000/week resort on an elitist island

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    67 persons like this.

Reply 44 - Posted by: dodge boy, 8/18/2014 7:22:57 PM     (No. 9971010)

Why didn´t Brown simply follow the officer´s instructions and quit walking in the street in traffic. So if Wilson had just fired say two bullets into the kid as Brown charged him, everyone would be happy? Unfortunately for Brown, his challenging authority in this particular case and the manner in which he challenged this authority cost him his life. I wasn´t there but what else was Wilson supposed to do? How do you suppose Brown would have behaved if a black officer would have given him the same instructions to get off the street?

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    70 persons like this.

Reply 45 - Posted by: strike3, 8/18/2014 8:09:17 PM     (No. 9971066)

Excellent points, #17. Chinese, Italians, Poles, Vietnamese were at some level of civilization when they were brought to America, many even ahead of Americans. They could relate to the American way of life and quickly learned that it was to their advantage to work hard and to assimilate into the culture while still retaining their values.

Blacks were at some level of the Stone Age when they were taken out of Africa. The level is unknown because the era lasted about three and a half million years. The spear, their principal weapon, was in use for most of that period. Very few African tribes had progressed beyond stone and bone tools or practiced agriculture. Being dragged into the future obviously took its toll. Some have assimilated very well and have made remarkable contributions to society, while some, as demonstrated by many of the people in Ferguson, LA, Detroit, etc. will never get there. Maybe their best choice is to return and mature.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    68 persons like this.

Post Reply   Close thread 797386

Below, you will find ...

Most Recent Articles posted by "Attercliffe"


Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)

Most Recent Articles posted by "Attercliffe"

Two Men Break into White
House Within 24 Hours
Arutz Sheva [Israel], by Ari Yashar    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 9/20/2014 7:10:24 PM     Post Reply
In a shocking let down of security, two men managed to breach into the White House in two separate incidents within a 24-hour period, causing the building to be evacuated. In the first incident on Friday night, 42-year-old Omar Gonzalez of Coperas Cove, Texas, jumped the fence just minutes after US President Barack Obama, his daughter and her friend boarded a helicopter on the South Lawn, reports USA Today. Gonzalez, who was unarmed, was only tackled by security after managing to get inside the doors of the North Portico, the entrance facing Pennsylvania Avenue.[Snip] Then a second man on Saturday

Syrian nuclear activities divide global
powers at UN atomic meeting
Reuters, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 9/20/2014 11:08:16 AM     Post Reply
Western states defeated a Russian proposal on Friday to remove Syria´s alleged past nuclear activities from the agenda of meetings of the UN atomic agency, diplomats said. But in a vote that highlighted how polarizing the global political debate has become, China supported Russia´s initiative while only about half of the nations on the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) board - 17 out of 35 - voted against. Western diplomats argued that Damascus should be kept under pressure to cooperate with the IAEA´s long-stalled inquiry, even though this has hardly advanced in the last three years as the country descended into bloodshed.

Environmental Researcher:
Wind Industry Riddled
with ´Absolute Corruption´
Breitbart London [UK], by James Delingpole    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 9/20/2014 10:57:08 AM     Post Reply
A Mexican ecologist has blown the whistle on the corruption, lies and incompetence of the wind industry - and on the massive environmental damage it causes in the name of saving the planet. Patricia Mora, a research professor in coastal ecology and fisheries science at the National Institute of Technology in Mexico, has been studying the impact of wind turbines in the Tehuantepec Isthmus in southern Mexico, an environmentally sensitive region which has the highest concentration of wind farms in Latin America. The turbines, she says in an interview with Truthout, have had a disastrous effect on local flora and

Authorities outside Pennsylvania home where
survivalist gunman may be hiding one week
after killing a state trooper and injuring another
Daily Mail [UK], by Associated Press & Zoe Szathmary    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 9/20/2014 12:38:28 AM     Post Reply
Eric Frein, one of the FBI´s most wanted and the man authorities say killed a Pennsylvania state trooper last week, may soon be apprehended. For a second night, authorities on Friday closed roads near a home where a suspect in the ambush killing of a Pennsylvania State Police trooper recently lived with his parents, and this time gunfire was reported in the area. The shots were fired in the area around 6:40 p.m. Friday, a Monroe County 911 dispatcher said. State police told residents in the townships of Price and Barrett to stay inside and asked others not to travel to the area

One in four Americans says
they support seceding from
the U.S.A. in wake of failed
Scottish vote for independence
Reuters, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 9/20/2014 12:32:27 AM     Post Reply
The failed Scottish vote to pull out from the United Kingdom stirred secessionist hopes for some in the United States, where almost a quarter of people are open to their states leaving the union, a new Reuters/Ipsos poll found. Some 23.9 percent of Americans polled from August 23 through September 16 said they strongly supported or tended to support the idea of their state breaking away, while 53.3 percent of the 8,952 respondents strongly opposed or tended to oppose the notion. The urge to sever ties with Washington cuts across party lines and regions, though Republicans and residents of rural Western

Met Opera Sells Tickets
with ´Murder a Jew´ Pic
Arutz Sheva [Israel], by Gil Ronen    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 9/19/2014 11:50:50 PM     Post Reply
The Metropolitan Opera has sunk to a new low in its glorification of the Palestinian terrorist murder of wheelchair-bound Leon Klinghoffer, on the Achille Lauro in 1995, say outraged Jewish groups. In its promotional materials, including a video on its official website, the Metropolitan Opera features a Palestinian terrorist pointing a gun at the back of a wheel-chair bound Klinghoffer, when he is about to murder him. “The Met Opera is clearly trying to sell tickets off of an evil Palestinian terrorist who is in the process of murdering a crippled Jew in the back in cold-blood” said Mark Langfan,

Senate Declares Israel a
‘Major Strategic Partner’
Arutz Sheva [Israel], by Ben Ariel    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 9/19/2014 6:37:55 PM     Post Reply
The U.S. Senate unanimously adopted the United States-Israel Strategic Partnership Act on Thursday evening, reports JNS. The bipartisan bill, which declares Israel to be a “major strategic partner,” was authored by Senators Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Roy Blunt (R-MO) and had 81 co-sponsors. [Snip] Besides generally elevating the status of the U.S.-Israel relationship, the bill expands the Jewish state’s trade status to expedite export licensing, increases cooperation on energy and other technologies, maintains Israel’s qualitative military edge in the Middle East, and increases U.S. weapons stockpiles in Israel as well as Israeli access to them.

Cameron vows to push through ´English
votes for England laws´ as Boris slams
´reckless´ election promises to Scotland
Daily Mail [UK], by Tom McTague    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 9/19/2014 6:13:58 PM     Post Reply
David Cameron this morning skewered Labour leader Ed Miliband with a pledge to introduce ´English votes for English laws´ after Scotland rejected independence. The Prime Minister said Scotland had had its say and it was now time to listen to the ´millions of voices of England´ by banning Scottish MPs voting on English-only laws. [Snip] Mr Miliband ducked the issue in his first response to the ´No´ referendum victory this morning--only declaring that he supported ´devolution´ in England. But Labour MPs are split on the issue, in a stand-off which threatens to derail the Government´s timetable for devolving further powers

Humza Yousaf MSP:
The Islamist-Linked ‘Radical’ Behind
Salmond and Scottish Independence
Breitbart London [UK], by Raheem Kassam    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 9/19/2014 1:58:54 PM     Post Reply
GLASGOW, United Kingdom--As Scotland votes on independence, in a campaign led by Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond and a coterie of advisors, few can claim more influence than Member of the Scottish Parliament Humza Yousaf. [Snip] We know he studied politics in his hometown of Glasgow, and according to the Guardian he became involved in politics just after 9/11. He was firmly opposed to the wars in both Iraq and Afghanistan, and was prolific in the Stop The War movement, helping to organise coaches from Glasgow Central Mosque to the two million strong rally against the war in Iraq.

So Britain is Still Great.
But For How Much Longer?
Breitbart London [UK], by James Delingpole    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 9/19/2014 1:36:58 PM     Post Reply
First the good news. Thanks to last night´s "No" vote in the Scottish referendum Britain has been spared the following: a run on the pound; the hasty exodus of Scotland´s finance industry; the premature death of UKIP; the gloating of Alex Salmond; a Red-Wedding-style outbreak of backstabbing and bloodletting among Tories and Labour alike; a collapse in the markets; at least two years of procedural sclerosis in the British and Scottish parliaments; the entirely unnecessary and utterly ill-considered rupture of a the greatest Union between nations the world has ever known; waking up this morning to find ourselves no longer

Washington will be hugely
relieved by Scotland’s ´No´ vote
Telegraph [UK], by Nile Gardiner    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 9/19/2014 1:17:58 PM     Post Reply
Scotland’s rejection of independence from Great Britain will be greeted with a huge sigh of relief in Washington, on both sides of the political aisle. [Snip] There were also major concerns in the Pentagon over the desire of Scottish Nationalists to remove Britain’s nuclear deterrent from Scottish waters. The president himself made an intervention in the Scottish debate, and dozens of Members of Congress signed on to a resolution urging Britain to remain intact. With a crisis brewing in the Middle East, and the United States fighting a war against a barbaric Islamist army in Iraq that is now stronger

Scottish independence:
Scotland votes No
Scotsman [UK], by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 9/19/2014 8:33:09 AM     Post Reply
Alex Salmond’s dream of independence has been shattered after Scotland voted to stay part of the United Kingdom. Scotland today rejected independence and voted to remain part of the United Kingdom at the end of the most intense political campaign the country has ever seen. The silent majority finally raised its voice on a tense yet utterly compelling night of political history. During a referendum that attracted record numbers of voters and was hailed as a triumph of democracy, the people voted to maintain the 307-year Union. A decisive No vote was the culmination of two and a half-years of

Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)

Michelle Obama: Americans ´Take for
Granted´ How Much Barack Has Improved US

48 replie(s)
Breitbart Big Government, by Charlie Spiering    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 9/19/2014 10:49:59 AM     Post Reply
First Lady Michelle Obama proudly defended her husband’s record at a Washington, D.C. fundraiser, reminding the attendants how far the country had come since the Obamas entered the White House. “Just think about how different our country looks to children growing up today,” she said. “Think about how our kids take for granted that a black person or a woman can be President of the United States.” She also praised President Obama for changing history on gay marriage and the Supreme Court. “They take it for granted that for the first time in history, there are three brilliant women serving

After Declaring War on Tea Party,
Karl Rove Frets GOP Estab Candidates
Not Getting Enough Donations

48 replie(s)
Breitbart Big Government, by Tony Lee    Original Article
Posted By: SpeedMaster- 9/20/2014 10:02:02 AM     Post Reply
After declaring war on the Tea Party and often showing nothing but contempt for grassroots conservatives that powered Republicans to record gains in the 2010 midterm elections, Karl Rove whined that the GOP may not take back the Senate this year because of the lack of enthusiasm for his establishment-approved candidates. Writing in the Wall Street Journal, Rove notes that even though Obama´s "job approval numbers are lousy, no Democrat in a competitive Senate race polls regularly above 50%, GOP enthusiasm is high, and independents are trending Republican... each passing day provides evidence as to why a GOP Senate majority is

ISIS fighters terrified of being
killed by female troops

47 replie(s)
New York Post, by Geoff Earle    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 9/20/2014 5:10:13 AM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON — Kurdish fighters battling ISIS desperately want more guns and armor, but they already have a secret weapon: The fanatics they’re fighting fear that if they get killed in combat by a woman, they won’t go to heaven. “They have many female battalions, as you know who fought very bravely,” Rep. Ed Royce (R-Calif.), who chairs the House International Relations Committee, told The Post of the Kurds. Royce, who met this week with the foreign minister of Kurdistan, cited recent reports of young female Kurdish troops “laughing” at ISIS forces they had turned back. “These ISIL soldiers apparently believed that if

How gender mattered in the rise and
fall of Debbie Wasserman Schultz

41 replie(s)
Washington Post, by Nia-Malika Henderson    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 9/19/2014 5:06:33 AM     Post Reply
Devastating. That´s really the only way to describe Politico´s piece on DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz. (I hereby nominate her for Worst Week in Washington.) (Editor´s note: Three words -- Joseph. Robinette. Biden.) Based on interviews with DNC staffers -- both former and current -- the piece described Wasserman Schultz as something of a modern-day Tracy Flick: over-eager, disloyal and not shy about promoting her ambitions. It would be fair to say that she sounds like, well, a lot like other politicians. And this would be accurate. But the wholesale bashing of Wasserman Schultz at every level of the party -- White House,

Retired Head Of Marine Corps: Obama’s
ISIS Strategy Doesn’t Have ‘A Snowball’s
Chance In Hell Of Succeeding’

39 replie(s)
Daily Caller, by Jamie Weinstein    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 9/20/2014 5:31:37 AM     Post Reply
The man who was the top Marine general from 2006 until his retirement in 2010 says President Barack Obama’s strategy to defeat the terrorist group the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria is doomed to fail. “I don’t think the president’s plan has a snowball’s chance in hell of succeeding,” retired Marine General James Conway, who served as the 34th Commandant of the Marine Corps during the end of the Bush administration and the beginning of the Obama administration, said at the Maverick PAC Conference in Washington, D.C. Friday, according to a source in attendance. Maverick PAC has described itself

Rare respiratory virus spreads to 22 states
35 replie(s)
Washington Post, by Mark Berman    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 9/19/2014 6:10:55 PM     Post Reply
That rare respiratory illness sickening children around the country continues to crop up in new places. It has been confirmed in 22 states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday, appearing in three states where it had not been previously: Georgia, Michigan and Washington state. These children are facing an uncommon enterovirus strain. While enteroviruses in general are quite common, this particular strain — enterovirus 68 — has not cropped up terribly often since it was first identified in 1962. It can cause severe breathing problems, a particular danger for children who may suffer from asthma or other

Budget Chief: Denying Climate Change
‘Makes You a Member of the Flat
Earth Society’

31 replie(s)
Cybercast News Service, by Penny Starr    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 9/20/2014 12:06:12 PM     Post Reply
Shawn Donovan, director of the Office of Management and Budget, said on Friday that if you don’t believe in climate change and support federal spending to fight it, you believe the earth is flat. “The failure to invest in climate solutions and climate preparedness doesn’t get you membership in a fiscal conservatives caucus,” Donovan said at the Center for American Progress in Washington, D.C. “It makes you a member of the Flat Earth Society.” Donovan, who formerly ran the Department of Housing and Urban Development under President Barack Obama, is now in charge of the arm of the executive branch

Obama Says Senate Vote To Arm
Syrian Rebels Was US Politics
´At Its Best´

27 replie(s)
Business Insider, by Hunter Walker    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 9/19/2014 5:13:01 AM     Post Reply
The U.S Senate passed a bill Thursday evening that will give President Barack Obama the authority to arm moderate Syrian rebels, which is a key part of his plan to fight the jihadist group Islamic State (also known as ISIS and ISIL). Shortly after the Senate passed the bill, which was passed by the House on Wednesday, Obama spoke from the White House. "I´m pleased that Congress, a majority of Democrats and a majority of Republicans in both the House and Senate, have now voted to support a key element of our strategy," Obama said. Obama, who reiterated the fact

Security breached:
Intruder gets into White House

26 replie(s)
Associated Press, by Josh Lederman    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 9/20/2014 7:41:42 AM     Post Reply
Washington - The Secret Service is coming under intense scrutiny after a man who hopped the White House fence made it all the way through the front door before being apprehended. President Barack Obama and his daughters had just departed the White House on Friday evening when an intruder scaled the north fence, darted across the lawn and into the presidential residence, where agents nabbed him. The security breach triggered a rare evacuation of much of the White House, with Secret Service officers drawing their guns as they rushed staffers and journalists out a side door.

John Kerry: US At War With
The ´Enemy of Islam´

25 replie(s)
Breitbart Big Peace, by Jordan Schachtel    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 9/19/2014 3:17:20 PM     Post Reply
On Thursday In a session with the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Secretary of State John Kerry was asked by Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC) whether America was at war in Iraq and Syria. (Video) Kerry responded: “If you’re more comfortable calling it a war against this enemy of Islam then please do so. We’re happy to call it that.” So its official: America is at war with the enemy of Islam. However, strange bedfellows arise if the Obama administration so chooses to uphold Kerry’s claim that we are at war with the enemy(s) of Islam. The following displays that Secretary

Au revoir, ISIS fighters: French
jets kill dozens of jihadists,
destroy munitions facility

25 replie(s)
New York Daily News, by Corky Siemaszko    Original Article
Posted By: earlybird- 9/19/2014 11:59:30 PM     Post Reply
The French did for President Obama on Friday what they refused to do for his predecessor — they joined the fight in Iraq. Two Rafale fighter planes armed with laser-guided bombs “entirely destroyed” an Islamic State munitions depot and killed dozens of ISIS fighters, making France the first coalition country to make good on its promise to battle the murderous militants. “Other operations will follow in the coming days with the same goal — to weaken this terrorist organization and come to the aid of the Iraqi authorities,” French President Francois Hollande vowed. The French famously said “non” in 2003 when President Bush

Rice Bolts During Intense Press
Questioning Over Obama´s Syrian
Air Strikes

23 replie(s)
Breitbart TV, by Pam Key    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 9/19/2014 5:22:52 PM     Post Reply
(Video)Friday during the White House press briefing, National Security Advisor Susan Rice abruptly left in the middle of a question after confusing reporters with her announcement President Barack Obama was going ahead with air strikes in Syria. When reporters began to grill Rice about whether the president had already given the authorization to the militarily to bomb in Syria, Rice kept repeating they would not be releasing information on the timing of those air strikes. Reporters continued to push with several trying to explain their question is if the president has already given authorization. Laughing uncomfortably Rice exited the room

Post Reply   Close thread 797386

Home Page | Latest Posts | Links | Must Reads | Update Profile | RSS | Contribute | Register | Rules & FAQs
Privacy Policy | Search | Post | Contact | Logout | Forgot Password | Search Using Google

© 2014 Lucianne.com Media Inc.