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Is This Still America?

Is This Still America?

on July 16, 2013, 7:21 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Thomas Sowell There are no winners in the trial of George Zimmerman. The only question is whether the damage that has been done has been transient or irreparable. Legally speaking, Zimmerman has won his freedom. But he can still be sued in a civil case, and he will probably never be safe to live his life in peace, as […]

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George Zimmerman, Prosecutorial Abuse, and the Sorry Politics of Race

George Zimmerman, Prosecutorial Abuse, and the Sorry Politics of Race

on July 16, 2013, 7:17 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By William L. Anderson As a somewhat casual observer of George Zimmerman’s show trial, I was surprised that it ended with a “not guilty” verdict, given how the politics of race had so infected the entire saga from beginning to the announcement of the jury’s decision. After all, not only was Zimmerman indicted on charges that assumed he had intentionally […]

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‘Race Based’ Standards? Really?

on July 16, 2013, 7:09 AM / in National News, News

Republican Women Question Race-Based Standards for Alabama’s Schools TUSCALOOSA, Ala., /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Alabama Federation of Republican Women (AFRW) strongly opposes “race-based standards for student achievement” pushed by the Alabama Department of Education, as reported in The Tuscaloosa News on Sunday, June 30. Minority students will be held to a lower standard, and would be tracked at a lower standard […]

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Zimmerman Trial Roundup: Winners and Losers

Zimmerman Trial Roundup: Winners and Losers

on July 16, 2013, 6:06 AM / in National News, News

by Ralph The Zimmerman trial wasn’t a game or a sporting event, but there were definite winners and losers nonetheless. As JFK said after the Bay of Pigs fiasco, “Victory has a thousand fathers but defeat is an orphan.” Well, maybe not this time . . . Losers Angela Corey: As if lording over a corrupt prosecution that peddled a […]

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How the Surveillance State is Becoming Permanent

How the Surveillance State is Becoming Permanent

on July 16, 2013, 4:00 AM / in National News, News

Alfred McCoy is professor of history at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He wrote a piece for TomDispatch yesterday titled “Surveillance Blowback: The Making of the U.S.Surveillance State, 1898-2020.” The piece is based on his new book Policing America’s Empire: The United States, the Philippines, and the Rise of the Surveillance State. McCoy writes: “Today, as Washington withdraws troops from the Greater Middle […]

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What Justice is Not

What Justice is Not

on July 15, 2013, 8:35 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

We all know the last words of the Pledge of Allegiance from when we recited it in school.  “…And Justice for All” was one of my favorite movies, starring Al Pacino as a conflicted lawyer and John Forsythe as the corrupt judge he was coerced to represent. Part of the gross misunderstanding of justice in the public conscience stems from […]

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Greenwald: Snowden docs contain NSA ‘blueprint’

Greenwald: Snowden docs contain NSA ‘blueprint’

on July 15, 2013, 8:30 AM / in National News, News

When are the American people going to wise-up?   Associated Press Original Post RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) ­ Edward Snowden has very sensitive “blueprints” detailing how the National Security Agency operates that would allow someone who read them to evade or even duplicate NSA surveillance, a journalist close to the intelligence leaker said Sunday. Glenn Greenwald, a columnist with The […]

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When your grandchildren ask you what you did during the destruction of America –  Are you going to say… “NOTHING”?

When your grandchildren ask you what you did during the destruction of America – Are you going to say… “NOTHING”?

on July 15, 2013, 8:23 AM / in National News, News

One of the MAJOR underlying goals in all this Trayvon BS is GUN CONTROL But will Obomba come out and tell *his sons* to turn in THEIR guns?  Don’t hold your breath. The goal is to get the GOOD GUYS to hand in their guns so they really are EZ TARGETS. The mentality of those in these *protests* is way below […]

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The George Zimmerman trial: life and death in the American psyop

The George Zimmerman trial: life and death in the American psyop

on July 15, 2013, 6:00 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Editor’s Note: I especially identify with this one…. how far can the media stretch the truth before we decide it is enough….. by Jon Rappoport Original Post www.nomorefakenews.com There were at least six extraordinary moves before the suspect, George Zimmerman, was brought up on charges. An out-of-date photo, showing Trayvon Martin as a young innocent boy, flashed across television screens […]

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NAACP calls on Obama admin to pursue civil rights charges against Zimmerman

NAACP calls on Obama admin to pursue civil rights charges against Zimmerman

on July 15, 2013, 4:00 AM / in National News, News

From the Daily Caller The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) has  called on the Obama administration to pursue civil rights charges against George  Zimmerman. “BREAKING: Zimmerman acquitted on all charges. We will update you as we work  to pursue civil rights charges against Zimmerman through the DOJ,” the official  Twitter account of the NAACP tweeted Saturday […]

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NY Giants WR Sends Threatening Tweet: ‘Zimmerman Doesn’t Last a Year Before the Hood Catches Up to Him’

NY Giants WR Sends Threatening Tweet: ‘Zimmerman Doesn’t Last a Year Before the Hood Catches Up to Him’

on July 15, 2013, 3:00 AM / in National News, News

After George Zimmerman was found not guilty of all charges on Saturday evening, New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz sent a threatening tweet that has since been deleted from his account. He tweeted, “Thoroughly confused. Zimmerman doesn’t last a year before the hood catches up to him.”  

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The Racial Pot

The Racial Pot

on July 14, 2013, 6:11 AM / in National News, News

Once more the news media group of NBC and MSNBC have decided to stir the emotions over what was never a racial issue. From the first sentence to the last of their report by Becky Bratu you can the push to drag this out even more. As a Florida jury acquitted George Zimmerman on Saturday night of all charges in the […]

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Jurors: Zimmerman not guilty of 2nd-degree murder

Jurors: Zimmerman not guilty of 2nd-degree murder

on July 13, 2013, 9:44 PM / in National News, News

A Florida jury found George Zimmerman not guilty of second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. SANFORD, Fla. —  George Zimmerman blinked and barely smiled as a jury found him not guilty of second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of unarmed black teen Trayvon Martin. Supporters of the 17-year-old Martin’s family who had gathered outside the courthouse yelled out “No! […]

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Dem Rep. Corrine Brown: Bible Tells Us To Provide Food Stamps…

Dem Rep. Corrine Brown: Bible Tells Us To Provide Food Stamps…

on July 13, 2013, 6:21 AM / in National News, News

Thou shalt not steal… wait, not that part. Via Washington Times: Democrats angrily denounced a Republican-led effort to strip food stamp funding from the farm bill and vote on SNAP spending separately, with one even suggesting that biblical principles demand lawmakers provide the benefit. SNAP stands for the federal government’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. […] But Rep. Corrine Brown’s comments […]

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Gun Geo Marker app tries to locate homes, businesses of gun owners

Gun Geo Marker app tries to locate homes, businesses of gun owners

on July 12, 2013, 9:16 AM / in National News, News

Thanks to Alice for this item: you need to go to the web page to view the screen shots of this We are becoming more and more like nazi Germany every day. Alice A new Android app asks users to expose the home addresses of gun owners they  deem “potentially unsafe” — and share that information with the world. The […]

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Not Guilty — Beyond Reasonable Doubt

Not Guilty — Beyond Reasonable Doubt

on July 12, 2013, 9:10 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

  That the prosecution in the Zimmerman trial asked the judge to allow a verdict of “third-degree murder” — i.e., child abuse, since Trayvon Martin was 17 — testifies to the prosecution’s failure and panic. For George Zimmerman’s defense has proven, beyond a reasonable doubt, that he shot Trayvon Martin not out of malice, rage or hate — but in […]

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Man swims 5 hours to save his family

Man swims 5 hours to save his family

on July 12, 2013, 9:07 AM / in National News, News

Fishing party clung to capsized boat as John Franklin Riggs swam in darkness for help. DEAL ISLAND — John Franklin Riggs left family members clinging to a capsized boat and for their lives in a sea of stinging jellyfish, swimming miles and climbing rocks at the shoreline in pitch blackness to reach help at the first house he saw. Thank […]

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CSPI & Scare Tactics: More of the Same

CSPI & Scare Tactics: More of the Same

on July 12, 2013, 6:11 AM / in National News, News

Katherine Bishop and Margo Wootan of the Center for Science in the Public Interest took to The Hill recently to lament the fact that the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (conveniently known as the NCCDPHP) receives a measly $765 million a year to help fight obesity, and the Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity gets […]

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Race Hustlers and Double Standards

Race Hustlers and Double Standards

on July 12, 2013, 6:07 AM / in National News, News

This week, while reviewing a new comprehensive national survey of racism from Rasmussen Reports, I was struck by this finding: “Among black Americans, 31% think most blacks are racist, while 24% consider most whites racist and 15% view most Hispanics that way.” That study is an interesting backdrop for the trial by jury of former Neighborhood Watch organizer George Zimmerman, […]

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Illinois Supreme Court upholds 18-yr-old parental notification law

Illinois Supreme Court upholds 18-yr-old parental notification law

on July 12, 2013, 6:00 AM / in National News, News

July 11, 2013 (JillStanek.com) – Thursday, in a unanimous ruling, the Illinois Supreme Court issued a decision to uphold a parental notification law enacted way back in 1995. This is fabulous news, since Illinois has become known as the abortion dumping ground of the Midwest – the only state without any parental involvement law in force, while all surrounding states have such measures. Thomas More Society, […]

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