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CAIR Asks for Clarification Before NFL Announces Player Shouldn´t Have Been Penalized for Muslim Prayer
Breitbart Big Government, by Breitbart News Posted By: KarenJ1- Wed, 01 32 2014 01:32:00 GMT After Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah was penalized for "going to the ground" and engaging in an Islamic prayer after returning a Tom Brady interception for a touchdown on Monday Night Football, the Council on American'Islamic Relations (CAIR) pressured the NFL to "clarify its policies" on "unsportsmanlike conduct" penalties. "To prevent the appearance of a double standard, we urge league officials to clarify the policy on prayer and recognize that the official made a mistake in this case," CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper said in a Tuesday statement, pointing out that Tim Tebow was never penalized for praying. After the
Breitbart TV, by Pam Key Posted By: KarenJ1- Wed, 01 15 2014 01:15:37 GMT Tuesday during the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention press conference, which confirmed the first case of Ebola in the United States, CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden refused to directly answer if the man who traveled from Liberia to Texas earlier this month was a citizen of the Untied States. When directly asked if the patient is an American citizen, Frieden would only say, "He is visiting family who live in this country. Do we have any other questions in the room?"
Breitbart InstaBlog, by Debra Heine Posted By: KarenJ1- Wed, 01 10 2014 01:10:25 GMT In a move that should be seen as a slap in the face to law enforcement officers, everywhere, the students of Goddard College in Vermont have selected convicted cop'killer Mumia Abu'Jamal to deliver the schools Fall commencement address. Abu'Jamal, who was removed from death row in 2011, has been serving out a life sentence at the Mahanoy State Correctional Institution in Frackville, Pa. In 1996, he received a bachelor´s degree from the Plainfield, Vt. liberal arts school. Abu'Jamal will will record a video of his remarks in prison to be played at the commencement ceremony. He has long maintained his
PJ Media, by Richard Fernandez Posted By: Hazymac- Wed, 01 09 2014 01:09:22 GMT According to Robert Sczcerba, a health technology venture capitalist and former director of life sciences at Lockheed Martin, the greatest health technology danger is the cacophony of beeps that attend medical devices in every hospital. Because if everything is a priority then nothing is. (Snip) The Secret Service also had an alarm system when intruder Omar Gonzalez jumped the White House fence and made it into the East Room. It played little part in the proceedings because it was muted at the request of an usher. An alarm box near the front entrance of the White House designed to alert
NewsBusters, by Jeffrey Meyer Posted By: KarenJ1- Wed, 01 59 2014 12:59:48 GMT Lena Dunham, liberal feminist and star of the HBO series Girls, appeared on Tuesdays Good Morning America to promote her new book Not that kind of girl and was treated to a fawning interview by ABC co'host Robin Roberts. Prior to discussing the book, Roberts proclaimed that George Stephanopoulos was still blushing because you called him handsome to which Dunham responded George is something of a sexual icon. Robin Roberts began her promotional interview with Dunham by declaring that shes the creative force behind the HBO sensation, Girls. Can´t wait for January to get here. And now she´s an author.
Bloomberg News, by Kelly Gilblom Posted By: KarenJ1- Wed, 01 55 2014 12:55:21 GMT A mosquito'borne virus that can cause debilitating joint pain lasting for years has spread to the continental U.S. after infecting hundreds of thousands of people in the Caribbean and Central America. The virus is called Chikungunya, an African name meaning to become contorted. While the illness, first identified in Tanzania in 1952, has long bedeviled Africa and Asia, the only recorded cases in the U.S. before July involved patients who contracted the virus abroad. Now, 11 cases have been confirmed as originating in Florida, spurring concern this may be the beginning of the type of explosive growth seen elsewhere from
Hot Air, by Bruce McQuain Posted By: KarenJ1- Wed, 01 38 2014 12:38:17 GMT The Financial Times [subscription] is reporting that the US is poised to become the worlds largest producer of liquid petroleum (oil and natural gas liquids): US production of oil and related liquids such as ethane and propane was neck'and'neck with Saudi Arabia in June and again in August at about 11.5m barrels a day, according to the International Energy Agency, the watchdog backed by rich countries. With US production continuing to boom, its output is set to exceed Saudi Arabias this month or next for the first time since 1991. [...] Rising oil and gas production has caused the US
Canada Free Press, by Doug Hagmann Posted By: SpeedMaster- Wed, 01 37 2014 12:37:58 GMT Following the attacks of 2001, I set out to make a difference, which was to assist our government by offering my services in my capacity as a multi'state licensed investigator. Okay, hold the chuckles, snickers and laughs at bay for a moment while I briefly explain my thinking at that time. In 2001, I had 16 years of investigative experience under my belt and several years of experience with the inner workings of certain government operations that the majority of people dont even know exist. I engaged in covert activities as an operational asset for a few three'letter government agencies on
Breitbart Conversation, by John Hayward Posted By: mitzi- Wed, 01 22 2014 12:22:31 GMT Whatever else is going on at the Secret Service, they´ve got the Obama Administration scandal playbook down pat, which is really depressing. 1. Lie about what happened ' They not only misled the public about how far Omar Gonzalez penetrated the White House, they apparently were less than forthcoming with Congress. (snip) 2. Dribble out the truth ' Even after that "early false report" started to fall apart, the Secret Service kept as much of the truth under lock and key as possible. We only know that Gonzalez was able to overpower one of the Secret Service agents in his
Hot Air, by Jazz Shaw Posted By: KarenJ1- Wed, 01 19 2014 12:19:51 GMT I probably would have missed this story were it not for Maggie Gallagher at The Corner. It seems that the good people on the appeal board considering a case at Atherton High School (part of the Jefferson County public school system) have determined that you can use the girls bathrooms, locker room and showers if you say youre a girl. No physical required. A transgender teenager, who was born male but identifies as a female, can continue to use a womens restroom and locker room at a Jefferson County Public School. In a 5'to'1 vote, an appeal board upheld Atherton High Schools
Ulsterman Report, by D.W. Ulsterman Posted By: KarenJ1- Wed, 01 00 2014 12:00:20 GMT A woman loses her life in a horrific act of terrorism while doing nothing more unusual than showing up for work, and Obama White House staff see the tragedy only through the narrow prism of their own diminished political fortunes The complaint was reportedly uttered during a private DNC fundraising event earlier this week and within earshot of several others. A member of the Obama White House, allegedly after having a few drinks, responded loudly to the topic of the Oklahoma beheading tragedy by exclaiming how awful it was how they (the White House) couldnt catch a break. Her words
Fox News, by Dan Springer Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- Tue, 30 03 2014 11:03:32 GMT Cover Oregon was supposed to be a shining example of ObamaCare at its best. The state insurance exchange for the state of Oregon received $300 million in federal grants to launch a state-of-the-art website. But it never worked, and not a single Oregonian was able to sign up for health care from start to finish. So now, Oregon is in the process of pulling the plug on the site and switching over to the federal exchange and HealthCare.gov '' but the question is, how quickly they can do it. We need to move forward and do the best thing for the people of Oregon, Republican State Sen. Tim Knopp said, and I think thats ending Cover Oregon as
Hollywood Reporter, by Michael O´Connell Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- Tue, 30 55 2014 10:55:49 GMT From the crisis in Ferguson, Mo., to the cultural impact of Robin Williams´ and Joan Rivers´ sudden deaths and all the way up to recent round-the-clock coverage of U.S. strikes on ISIS, cable news has been heavily occupied. The last three months have been so big, Fox News Channel just clocked its first quarter with the most-watched primetime across all of cable in more than a decade even besting USA and ESPN. The average 1.79 million viewers between 8 p.m. and 11 p.m., Monday through Friday, gave FNC its first quarter atop the dial since the Iraq War broke out in 2003. Expanding that block by an hour,
Washington Examiner [DC], by Susan Crabtree Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- Tue, 30 49 2014 10:49:33 GMT A man with a gun that the Secret Service did not know about rode in an elevator with President Obama during his visit to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta on Sept. 16. The previously undisclosed breach, confirmed by two sources familiar with the case, raises new questions about the agency´s ability to protect the president. The incident, which took place three days before an intruder jumped a fence and sprinted inside the White House, involved a failure in Secret Service advance work to prevent an armed man from coming into close proximity with Obama while he was visiting the CDC to receive a
Daily Caller, by Tristyn Bloom Posted By: KarenJ1- Tue, 30 44 2014 10:44:53 GMT A recent investigation has uncovered a shocking tale of corruption and adultery at the Department of Veterans Affairs. Susan Taylor, a longtime federal employee and Deputy Chief Procurement Officer at the Veterans Health Administration since 2010, not only used her position to award government contracts to a former business partner, and worked with said company to hide the thousands and thousands of dollars it was making off the government, but conspired with her married boyfriend who also had close personal ties to the company to thwart investigations into her misconduct. The salacious story began in 1994, when Taylor met William
Cybercast News Service, by Patrick Goodenough Posted By: KarenJ1- Tue, 30 32 2014 10:32:37 GMT The Obama administration does not share Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahus view that the forces of militant Islam, whether Sunni or Shiite, have in common an ultimate goal to dominate the world, a State Department spokeswoman said Monday. In a hard-hitting speech at the United Nations, the Israeli leader said that entities such as the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS/ISIL), Hamas, the Iranian regime, Hezbollah, al-Qaeda and Boko Haram share that eventual goal. Jen Psaki was asked at the State Department daily briefing later whether the administration agreed with Netanyahus argument that those various groups
Garry Kasparov: Putin is ´the most dangerous man´ in the world and a bigger threat to the U.S. than the Islamic State
Yahoo! News, by Bianna Golodryga Posted By: JoniTx- Tue, 30 27 2014 10:27:39 GMT Arguably the world´s best chess player ever, Garry Kasparov is on a new mission. He hopes to convince the world that the biggest threat to global unrest is not the Islamic State, al'Qaida or North Korea. Instead it is Vladimir Putin, Russia´s president from 2000 to 2008 and then again from 2012 to today. In an interview with Yahoo News and Finance Anchor Bianna Golodryga, Kasparov outlined his reasons for believing that Putin should be what keeps the world up at night. He chided President Barack Obama for being too late in addressing Putin´s aggression in Ukraine ultimately annexing
Dallas Morning News [TX], by Sherry Jacobson* Posted By: KarenJ1- Tue, 30 58 2014 09:58:09 GMT The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention notified the media at 3:32 p.m. Tuesday that Dallas has the first diagnosed Ebola case in the nation. The federal agency scheduled a media briefing at 5:30 p.m. from its headquarters in Atlanta. Dallas County officials are expected to participate. Dallas County went through a day'long anxiety attack Tuesday, waiting to hear if the first Ebola diagnosis in the nation would happen here. An unnamed patient at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas was placed in isolation while awaiting test results for the dreaded virus. Apparently, the patient had traveled recently to a
NBC 5 (Chicago IL), by Phil Rogers & Courtney Copenhagen Posted By: JoniTx- Tue, 30 56 2014 09:56:15 GMT (Video) As engineers and controllers work to repair Aurora´s fire ravaged air traffic control center, the man accused of setting that fire was ordered held in federal custody, his own lawyer arguing that´s the one place he may get the help he needs. "He made a tragic mistake in the course of trying to end his own life," said Ron Safer, the attorney representing suspect Brian Howard. "Only someone who is deeply troubled would do that." The fire triggering widespread cancellations and delays at Chicago´s O´Hare and Midway international airports, affecting travelers throughout the country. Howard said nothing officially in
Dallas Morning News [TX], by Michael Lindenberger Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- Tue, 30 55 2014 09:55:17 GMT Washington - The Obama Administration announced Tuesday that it will pick up the bill for immigration attorneys who will be assigned to unaccompanied children from Central America and elsewhere who are stopped at the U.s. border. Dallas and Houston are two of a handful of cities where the money will be spent, a spokesman for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said in a phone call to The News Tuesday. The program starts today and will be funded with $9 million between now and the end of the next fiscal year. In all, the funds are estimated to be enough to pay for lawyers for more than 2,600 children.