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Let’s remember how #JamesFoley lived, but also how he was brutally murdered

Posted by: ST on August 23, 2014 at 12:58 pm » 6 Comments

For those of you who were under the radar and missed this horrifying news from earlier this week: In a horrifying act of revenge for U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq, militants with the Islamic State extremist group have beheaded American journalist James Foley – and are threatening to kill another hostage, U.S. officials say. Even […]

 

Tweet of the Week: On Obama, the border crisis, & his refusal to visit

Posted by: ST on July 9, 2014 at 11:41 am » 2 Comments

From our very own Phineas: Maybe someone should tell @BarackObama there’s a fundraiser in McAllen, TX, so he couldn’t resist going near the #border. — Phineas Fahrquar (@irishspy) July 9, 2014 Any questions? CNN has more President’s visit to the Lone Star State: (CNN) — President Barack Obama travels to Texas, the epicenter of the […]

 

Egyptian court sentences Christian to 6 years “for contempt of religion”

Posted by: ST on June 25, 2014 at 11:41 am » 1 Comment

The Associated Press reports that an Egyptian Christian has been sentenced to six years prison time by an Egyptian court because he “insulted Islam” on Facebook: LUXOR, Egypt –  A court convicted an Egyptian Christian to six years imprisonment for blasphemy and contempt of religion on Tuesday. The Luxor court issued its verdict against Kerolos […]

 

Rick Perry to Obama: Come visit the Texas/Mexico border, Mr. President

Posted by: ST on June 20, 2014 at 7:54 pm » 4 Comments

Not one to mince words, Texas Governor Rick Perry today issued a written invite to President Obama to come take a look at the Texas/Mexico border himself to see how bad the illegal immigrant influx has become, especially in recent weeks: Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) is inviting President Obama to visit the U.S.-Mexico border, saying […]

 

QOTD: Cosmo doubles down on the fail in response to “icky” self-defense comment

Posted by: ST on June 10, 2014 at 9:08 pm » 2 Comments

In case you were thinking that Cosmopolitan magazine was going to dial it down a notch or two in the aftermath of the outrage and disbelief over comments one of their managers made in response to Miss USA’s remarks on self defense in the context of campus rapes, think again. Cosmo sex editor Anna Breslaw […]

 

Why Obama’s polls will never tank with limousine liberals

Posted by: Phineas on May 27, 2014 at 6:15 pm » 1 Comment

**Posted by Phineas Historian Victor Davis Hanson writes at PJ Media about Obama’s poll numbers and why they’re not likely to hit the dismal late-term numbers of, say, George W. Bush or Harry Truman, in spite of the man’s obvious incompetence. While he discusses Obama’s support among minorities and the cover given him by  a […]

 

Time for race hustler & Alabama state Rep. Holmes to pay up on $100k offer

Posted by: ST on April 11, 2014 at 5:54 pm » 4 Comments

I absolutely love it: A Democratic Alabama state representative is under fire for a racially charged challenge he made last month that has backfired big time. TheBlaze reported that during a legislative session discussion on abortion rights, Rep. Alvin Holmes speculated his Republican counterparts would be in favor of abortion if black men impregnated their daughters. Rep. […]

 

What do we have to do to win the culture war?

Posted by: ST on March 28, 2014 at 9:32 am » 13 Comments

I read the below series of tweets from my friend @KemberleeKaye on a disturbing experience she had this morning at a local donut shop in Texas when she went to get breakfast. In a nutshell, a nice elderly lady in the store saw a homeless man sitting nearby and bought him a donut. She walked […]

 

#BanBossy? How about let’s ban #FeministHypocrisy?

Posted by: ST on March 17, 2014 at 7:05 pm » 2 Comments

Much hay has been made over the last week over the campaign launched by Facebook COO and Girl Scouts CEO Anna Maria Chávez called “Ban Bossy” – a movement that supposedly seeks to “empower” young girls by symbolically “banning” so-called hurtful words that allegedly “hold them back” from wanting to take leadership positions when they […]

 

Maria Conchita Alonso loses acting gig after endorsing Tea Party candidate

Posted by: ST on January 19, 2014 at 10:56 am » 4 Comments

“Wait, there’s no bias against conservatives in Hollywood. Nobody loses a job over their politics, right?” Justified actor Nick Searcy sarcastically asked on Twitter after reading this story from San Francisco’s KPIX (hat tip): SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) — A famed actress is facing backlash in San Francisco’s Latino community, after she voiced support for a conservative […]