Monday, December 05, 2016

History for December 5

History for December 5 -
Martin Van Buren (U.S.) 1782, George Armstrong Custer 1839, Walt Elias Disney 1901 - Disney movies, music and books 

Otto Preminger 1906, Little Richard (Richard Wayne Penniman) 1932, Jim Messina 1947 - Musician (Buffalo Springfield), Margaret Cho 1968 

1776 - In Williamsburg, VA, at the College of William and Mary the first scholastic fraternity in America, Phi Beta Kappa, was organized.

1797 - Napoleon Bonaparte arrived in Paris to command forces for the invasion of England.
1812 - Napoleon Bonaparte left his army as they were retreating from Russia.

1848 - U.S. President Polk triggered the Gold Rush of '49 by confirming the fact that gold had been discovered in California.

1876 - The Stillson wrench was patented by D.C. Stillson. The device was the first practical pipe wrench.

1904 - The Russian fleet was destroyed by the Japanese at Port Arthur, during the Russo-Japanese War.

1932 - German physicist Albert Einstein was granted a visa making it possible for him to travel to the U.S.

1945 - The so-called "Lost Squadron" disappeared. The five U.S. Navy Avenger bombers carrying 14 Navy flyers began a training mission at the Ft. Lauderdale Naval Air Station. They were never heard from again.

1951 - The first push button-controlled garage opened in Washington, DC.

Sunday, December 04, 2016

Bowe Bergdahl wants a pardon — just not from Trump – TheBlaze

Bowe Bergdahl wants a pardon — just not from Trump – TheBlaze:

"Disgraced Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has written a letter to President Barack Obama pleading with him for a pardon before President-elect Donald Trump takes office.

Bergdahl allegedly deserted his Army outpost in Afghanistan in 2009 and was taken prisoner, and held in captivity for 5 years, by the Taliban. There was much debate about Bergdahl’s intentions in allegedly deserting when Obama made a prisoner swap for his release in 2014."

Liberal Doesn't Know Difference of ILLEGAL and LEGAL Immigrants

Liberal Doesn't Know Difference of ILLEGAL and LEGAL Immigrants
"Our friend Lauren Southern tweeted this. 
A Trump-supporter tried debating a liberal (upset over a “Make America Great Again Hat”) over the differences between “immigrants” and “illegal immigrants.” 
Brace yourself for the LOLs. 
Wrap your ribs carefully.
Because the liberal wasn’t understanding the differences.
So she stole his hat…"
Trump supporter has his hat stolen after crazy chick can't differentiate between legal and illegal immigrants.
"It’s remarkable, because while older liberals lie, saying there’s no difference between illegal and legal immigration (even though they do know the difference), their Millennial padawans really don’t know the difference. 
Meaning the mind tricks Democrats have pulled? 
Totally worked. 
These are not the immigrants we’re talking about.
I weep for America sometimes. 
When I’m not laughing about how stupid some liberals are. 
Most liberals, I mean. 
Also, bet your MAGA hat that this dunderhead and all her dunderhead friends are voting. Seems the more obviously stupid, the more one is able to find a voting booth..." 


News from The Associated Press:
"BOSTON (AP) -- Harvard University has placed its men's cross country team on athletic probation after school lawyers found that the 2014 team made "crude and sexualized" documents about the women's cross country team.
Harvard Athletic Director Robert Scalise sent an email to team members Friday night.
He says no problems were found with the current team and they've been truthful and forthright about shortcomings in the team's culture.
Probation means the runners' behavior will be monitored.
Scalise had asked for an investigation after The Harvard Crimson student newspaper reported that the men's team produced yearly spreadsheets about the women's team, sometimes rating appearances and making lewd comments.
Harvard canceled its men's soccer season this fall after finding that soccer players created a similar document with sexually explicit comments about women's soccer players."

It’s a new record: Americans not participating in the labor force nears 100 million – TheBlaze

It’s a new record: Americans not participating in the labor force nears 100 million – TheBlaze:

"The number of eligible Americans not participating in the labor force grew to more than 95 million in November, according to statistics released by the Bureau of Labor.

The unfortunate number is a new record.

November saw an increase of 446,000 Americans, according to the statistics, making the overall number now 95,055,000. "

Stanford Study Reveals California Pensions Underfunded By $1 Trillion Or $93k Per Household

Stanford Study Reveals California Pensions Underfunded By $1 Trillion Or $93k Per Household | Zero Hedge:
"...revealed some fairly startling realities about California's public pension underfunding levels 
After averaging $77,700 per household in 2014, the amount of public pension underfunding for the state of California jumped to a staggering $92,748 per household in 2015.  
But don't worry, we're sure pension managers can grow their way out of the problem...hedge fund returns have been stellar recently, right?
...Oddly enough, California isn't even the worst off when it comes to pension debt as Alaska leads the pack with just over $110,000 per household.
Of course, at this point the question isn't "if" these ponzi schemes will blow up but rather which one will go first?  
We have our money on Dallas Police and Fire..."

Comey’s FBI Needs to Investigate Violent Democratic Tantrums

Comey’s FBI Needs to Investigate Violent Democratic Tantrums | Observer:
"It’s time for the FBI to conduct a detailed investigation into the violence and political thuggery that continue to mar the presidential election’s aftermath. 
A thorough probe of the protests—to include possible ties to organizations demanding vote recounts—will give the Bureau’s integrity-challenged director, James Comey, a chance to sandblast his sullied badge.
Director Comey must also include “elector intimidation” on his post-election investigation list. Reports that members of the Electoral College are being harassed and threatened by angry, vicious (and likely Democratic Party) malcontents require Comey’s quick and systematic attention.
Michael Banerian, one of Michigan’s 16 electors, told CNN:
“Obviously, this election cycle was pretty divisive. Unfortunately it’s bled over into the weeks following the election and I have been inundated with death threats, death wishes, generally angry messages trying to get me to change my vote to Hillary Clinton or another person, and unfortunately, it’s gotten a little out of control.”
A little out of control?
What an understatement.
Let me put it to  you straight and personal, Jim. Identifying electors and then attempting to intimidate them into switching their votes is an ipso facto effort to overturn a national election.
...Which leads to a question a competent FBI Director would already have his agents asking:
Is this elector threat scheme a coordinated operation?
Which takes us back to the violent protests and political thuggery.
Let me introduce you to two vicious Democratic Party operatives FBI agents should have quizzed and collared two months ago: Robert Creamer and The Hideous Scott Foval.
These two creeps starred in Project Veritas’ video investigation of violent incitement during the political campaign.
Note this column called Creamer a political terrorist.
The charge is legitimate. “Bottles and baseball bats are not Al Qaeda’s high explosives—but they incite fear and when they crack heads they cause casualties. People bleed. Street thuggery as an arm of politics is violent, criminalized politics on an ugly downward slope to much worse, the worse including lynchings and pogroms. If you don’t think street thuggery is terror then consider Kristalnacht.”...
Read on.
Someone has to investigate these many outrages!



Report: Jill Stein drops election recount effort in Pennsylvania – TheBlaze

Report: Jill Stein drops election recount effort in Pennsylvania – TheBlaze:

"Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein dropped her statewide recount effort in Pennsylvania late Saturday afternoon, according to

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Praise the gay lifestyle or be PUNISHED!!-----BuzzFeed’s Attack on Chip and Joanna Gaines Backfires

BuzzFeed’s Attack on Chip and Joanna Gaines Backfires
"Bullying Christians may be a favorite strategy of the left—but it’s not necessarily an effective one. 
Chip and Joanna Gaines of HGTV’s popular show “Fixer Upper” may be sending that message without ever opening their mouths.
In what can only be described as a politically motivated witch hunt, BuzzFeed posted a non-story about how the fan favorites attend a church where it’s apparently news that the pastor preaches straight out of the Bible.
In her hit piece (disguised as journalism), author Kate Aurthur implies that Chip and Joanna may be hateful people for attending a church that has the nerve to believe what Scripture says:
So are the Gaineses against same-sex marriage? And would they ever feature a same-sex couple on the show, as have HGTV’s ‘House Hunters’ and ‘Property Brothers?’ Emails to Brock Murphy, the public relations director at their company, Magnolia, were not returned.
Not surprisingly, Aurthur’s piece got instant attention—not much of it good. BuzzFeed readers are angry that the site is trying to destroy a couple that many consider the best duo on HGTV. 
Even The Washington Post, hardly an ally of Christian conservatives, piled on, posting an op-ed from gay columnist Brandon Ambrosino called “BuzzFeed’s Hit Piece on Chip and Joanna Gaines Is Dangerous.” 
In it, he talks about the important message of the election, which is that “gotcha” stories like this only reinforce people’s negative opinion of the press.
[This story] validates everything that President-elect Donald Trump’s supporters have been saying about the media: that some journalists—specifically younger ones at popular digital publications—will tell stories in certain deceitful, manipulative ways to take down conservatives. (And really, I can’t for the life of me imagine any other intention of the Gaines story.) … The old strategy of journalists shaming ‘hicks’ is not going to work anymore…
As for Chip and Joanna, most people agree with Ambrosino, who argues, “I do not think these conservatives should be shamed or mocked. I do not think they should be fired. And I certainly do not think they should be the butt of a popular BuzzFeed article.”
...Also, to hear from Chip and Joanna themselves, click on the video below. I think it will help a lot of people know not only them, but their hearts better.

Must read!-----The Shocking Truth About How Barack Obama Was Able To Prop Up The U.S. Economy

The Shocking Truth About How Barack Obama Was Able To Prop Up The U.S. Economy | Zero Hedge
"Submitted by Michael Snyder via The Economic Collapse blog,
Barack Obama is one of the biggest “Keynesians” of all time, but unfortunately most Americans don’t even understand what that means. 
In this article, I am going to share with you the primary reason why Barack Obama has been able to prop up the U.S. economy over the past eight years. 
If Barack Obama had not taken the extreme measures that he did, we would be in the midst of a historic economic depression right now. 
But by propping things up in the short-term, he has absolutely demolished our long-term economic future.  
But like most politicians, Obama has been willing to sacrifice the future for short-term political gain.
Image result for american debt bombIf you take any basic college course in economics, you are going to learn about John Maynard Keynes...
Of course the bad news is that whenever the government borrows money it is stealing consumption from the future. 
So we are literally destroying the future that our children and our grandchildren were supposed to have in order to make the present look a little bit brighter.
When Barack Obama entered the White House, the U.S. was in the midst of the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression. 
The Bush administration had already begun to ramp up spending, but Barack Obama took “government stimulus” to ridiculous new levels. 
The national debt has risen by an average of more than 1.1 trillion dollars a year while Obama has been in charge, and this fiscal year we are on pace to add more than 2 trillion dollars to the debt.
At this moment, the U.S. national debt is a whopping $19,901,545,151,126.51, and it will cross the 20 trillion dollar mark by the time Donald Trump is inaugurated on January 20th.
But when Barack Obama was inaugurated, the national debt was only 10.6 trillion dollars. 
That means that we have added about 9.3 trillion dollars to the debt since that time.
So we have borrowed and spent 9.3 trillion dollars under Obama that we did not have. 
But because of the “multiplier effect”, that 9.3 trillion dollars actually had a far greater impact on the U.S. economy...
...But even with all of this debt, the U.S. economy has still not been performing really well.  
In fact, Barack Obama is going to be the only president in U.S. history to not have a single year when U.S. GDP grew by at least three percent.
Despite what many in the mainstream media are telling you, the reality of the matter is that Donald Trump is going to inherit an economy that is deeply troubled.  
If you doubt this, please see my previous article entitled “11 Very Depressing Economic Realities That Donald Trump Will Inherit From Barack Obama“.
Donald Trump is talking about cutting taxes and reducing regulations, and all of those things are good, but ultimately those measures are not going to matter that much.
What is going to matter is what Donald Trump decides to do about our exploding debt.
If Donald Trump wants the U.S. economy to continue to remain at least somewhat stable in the short-term, he is going to have to keep piling up debt like Obama has.  
Because if Trump and the Republicans decide that they want to get our debt under control, that will plunge us into a horrifying economic depression almost immediately.
But if Donald Trump continues to steal money from future generations of Americans at the same pace that Barack Obama has been doing, he will literally be destroying the future of America.  
It will be a crime on a scale that is almost beyond words, and if they get a chance to do it, future generations of Americans will look back and curse him for what he has done to us.
So Donald Trump is really in a no-win situation when it comes to the economy.
The only way that he can match Obama’s performance is to do what Obama did, but by doing so he would literally be killing the future.
As a nation we have been consuming far more wealth than we produce for a very, very long time, and the only way that we have been able to do this is because we have been able to go into so much debt.
But now a day of reckoning is fast approaching, and I am not sure if Donald Trump even realizes that he will soon be faced with some incredibly heartbreaking choices."

How A Christmas Story Went from Low-Budget Fluke to an American Tradit

How A Christmas Story Went from Low-Budget Fluke to an American Tradit | Vanity Fair:
"How A Christmas Story Went from Low-Budget Fluke to an American Tradition
The cinematic season once ruled by Irving Berlin, Charles Dickens, and It’s a Wonderful Life now belongs to a little 1983 sleeper of a movie, A Christmas Story.
A look back at how Bob Clark’s new holiday classic upended the sentimental old order by showing something every family could recognize..."

Michigan Recount Postponed After Trump Files Objection | Law News

Michigan Recount Postponed After Trump Files Objection | Law News:

"President-elect Donald Trump filed an objection with the Michigan Bureau of Elections on Thursday, regarding the vote recount initiated by Green Party candidate Jill Stein. According to a statement from Michigan Secretary of State Ruth Johnson, recount activities will be postponed pending a decision on the objection by the Board of State Canvassers. "

Muslim Wants To Chat With Girl About Her Outfit, Guess What Happens Next

Muslim Wants To Chat With Girl About Her Outfit, Guess What Happens Next:
"A shocking video is spreading around the Internet, as the refugee crisis continues to surge with Muslim men flooding into Europe from the Middle East. 
All caught on camera, a Muslim man wanted to have a little chat with a woman regarding her outfit choice.
Video of the incident was reportedly uploaded online back in July of last year after taking place in Rotterdam, Netherlands. 
When a Muslim man spotted a woman dressed a bit too immodestly in his opinion, he decided to go over and have a little chat with her about it.Starting out the conversation by saying, “You dress like a whore,” you can probably understand the woman’s initial reaction to argue with the man. 
Unfortunately, this turned out to be the lighting of the Islamist’s incredibly short and intolerant fuse.
Without a moment’s notice, the Muslim man hauled off and slapped the woman extremely hard, sending her staggering backwards in shock and pain. The assault only continued from there, as fellow Muslims could be heard in the background laughing and cheering him on.
As he stepped in for another swing, the woman attempted to defend herself by hitting him with her purse, but it was to no avail. Although he missed with his second blow, he delivered another that would end in her toppling to the ground, presumably unconscious.
A fellow coward could then be seen stepping in to exchange a few words before kicking and stomping on the defenseless woman. What a nice bunch of folks, huh?
This is exactly the problem the world is facing today with the so-called Muslim refugee crisis, and it explains why the video has resurfaced. Muslims all seem to enjoy the luxuries of the West, while they call for the death and destruction of Western nations and hide behind the freedoms their host countries provide.
The thing about Muslims that you have to understand is that they do not assimilate. Islamists don’t adapt to the existing culture of the host country, they simply try to force citizens of that country to conform to their beliefs or suffer the consequences — just like the woman in this video.
As you may well know, President Barack Obama has already offered to take in 10,000 (with newest numbers sighting even more) of these “refugees” with liberals demanding we take in as many as humanly possible. That number is expected to grow to 100,000 in the coming years.
The behavior seen in this video will soon be taking place on American streets. That’s the problems with liberals – they can’t see past the end of their own noses in terms of consequences when it comes to making such suggestions.

AM Fruitcake

History for December 4

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History for December 4 -
Francisco Franco 1892, Wink Martindale 1934, Max Baer Jr. 1937

Dennis Wilson (Beach Boys) 1944, Jeff Bridges 1949, Marisa Tomei 1964 - Actress

1783 - Gen. George Washington said farewell to his officers at Fraunces Tavern in New York.

1812 - Peter Gaillard patented the power mower.

1875 - William Marcy Tweed, the "Boss" of New York City's Tammany Hall political organization, escaped from jail and fled from the U.S.

1942 - U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt ordered the dismantling of the Works Progress Administration. The program had been created in order to provide jobs during the Great Depression.

1965 - The U.S. launched Gemini 7 with Air Force Lt. Col. Frank Borman and Navy Comdr. James A. Lovell on board.

1977 - Jean-Bedel Bokassa, ruler of the Central African Empire, crowned himself emperor in a ceremony believed to have cost more than $100 million. He was deposed 2 years later.

1991 - Associated Press correspondent Terry Anderson was released after nearly seven years in captivity in Lebanon.

1991 - Pan American World Airways ceased operations.

Saturday, December 03, 2016

Michigan Officials: Stein's Recount Demand Odd for Candidate Who Got 1% of State Vote - Breitbart

Michigan Officials: Stein's Recount Demand Odd for Candidate Who Got 1% of State Vote - Breitbart:

"Failed Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein officially filed a petition for recount in the state of Michigan, but state officials find the request odd, since Stein got a mere one percent of the state’s vote."

Network disgraced by Dan Rather forged document scandal - warns of 'fake news'

Network disgraced by Dan Rather forged document scandal - warns of 'fake news' - The American MirrorThe American Mirror:
"It takes one to know one, apparently.
On Friday, CBS News published a gallery — popular among so-called “click bait” sites looking to boost page views — exposing what the network considers “fake news” sites.
CBS named 21 sites under a section titled, “Don’t get fooled by these fake news sites.”
Most of them are ones the vast majority of people have probably never heard of nor visited, the one exception being
For example, CBS felt the need to alert readers to the fact that a story about Donald Trump naming Chris Christie to the “Supreme Food Court” was not real. (Who knew?!?)
Strangely, but not surprisingly, CBS itself was missing from the list, as the network had its own fake news scandal in 2004 involving blatantly forged documents.
The Media Research Center reported that year:
On September 8, 2004, Dan Rather cited “exclusive information, including documents” to justify major CBS Evening News and 60 Minutes stories alleging that George W. Bush shirked his duties when he was in the Texas Air National Guard in the 1960s and 1970s. Within a few hours of those documents being posted on CBS News’s Web site, however, typography experts voiced skepticism that the documents had actually originated with their alleged author and Bush’s former commanding officer, the late Lt. Colonel Jerry Killian. As the evidence mount, Rather stubbornly clung to the idea that his story was bulletproof, and he derided critics as partisans and Internet rumormongers.
The forged documents were debunked by a blogger Charles F. Johnson, whose work would likely be quickly dismissed as “fake news” by CBS today.
He pointed out the font used in the document did not exist at the time and was, in fact, part of Microsoft Word.
The scandal was so outrageous, four CBS employees were axed from the “news” network.
CBS reported in early 2005:
Four CBS News employees, including three executives, have been ousted for their role in preparing and reporting a disputed story about President Bush’s National Guard service.
The action was prompted by the report of an independent panel that concluded that CBS News failed to follow basic journalistic principles in the preparation and reporting of the piece. The panel also said CBS News had compounded that failure with a “rigid and blind” defense of the 60 Minutes Wednesday report...
Referring to a story about Donald Trump winning the popular vote, CBS “reported,” “The egregious error spurred Merrimack College communications professor Melissa Zimdars to compile a list of fake news sites. 
She told CBS News she wanted to ‘help my students navigate an increasingly complex and questionable media landscape.’”
For those keeping score, CBS wasn’t on her list, either.

NPR Reporter Tracked Down a Fake-News Creator; Here’s What She Learned

NPR Reporter Tracked Down a Fake-News Creator; Here’s What She Learned | The California Report | KQED News:
"A lot of fake and misleading news stories were shared across social media during the election. One that got a lot of traffic had the headline:
“FBI Agent Suspected In Hillary Email Leaks Found Dead In Apparent Murder-Suicide.”
The story is completely false, but it was shared on Facebook over half a million times.
We wondered who was behind that story and why it was written. 
It appeared on a site that had the look and feel of a local newspaper. even had the local weather.
But it only had one news story — the fake one.
We tried to look up who owned it and hit a wall.
The site was registered anonymously.
So, we brought in some professional help.
...Jansen found an email address on one of those sites and he was able to link that address to a name: Jestin Coler.
Online, Coler was listed as the founder and CEO of a company called Disinfomedia.
...We rang the front doorbell and a man answered, his face obscured by a heavy mesh steel screen. I asked for Jestin Coler.
The man indicated that’s who he was. But when I asked about Disinfomedia, he said, “I don’t know what to tell you guys.
Have a good day.”
...Coler says he has tried to shine a light on the problem of fake news. He has spoken to the media about it.
But those organizations didn’t know who he actually was.
He gave them a fake name: Allen Montgomery.
Coler, a registered Democrat, says he has no regrets about his fake news empire..."

It’s a new record: Americans not participating in the labor force nears 100 million – TheBlaze

It’s a new record: Americans not participating in the labor force nears 100 million – TheBlaze:

"The number of eligible Americans not participating in the labor force grew to more than 95 million in November, according to statistics released by the Bureau of Labor.

The unfortunate number is a new record.

November saw an increase of 446,000 Americans, according to the statistics, making the overall number now 95,055,000. "

ALERT: Feds Build Chilling 500 Bed Facility in Rural Texas to Accommodate Unstoppable Flow of Illegals

ALERT: Feds Build Chilling 500 Bed Facility in Rural Texas to Accommodate Unstoppable Flow of Illegals:

"U.S. Customs and Border Protection recently announced plans to build a temporary facility in south Texas to house illegal immigrants crossing the border.

The facility will be built near the Donna-Rio Bravo International Bridge in Donna, Texas, according to Breitbart, and will hold up to 500 people."

Self-Censorship: Free Society vs. Fear Society

Self-Censorship: Free Society vs. Fear Society:

  • "The drama and the tragedy is that the only ones to win are the jihadists." — Flemming Rose, who published the Mohammed cartoons in 2005, as cultural editor of Jyllands-Posten newspaper.
  • "Why the f*ck did you say yes to appear on stage with this terrorist target, are you stupid? Do you have a secret death wish? You have grandchildren now. Are you completely out of your mind? It's okay if you want to die yourself, but why are you taking the company though all this?" — The managers of Jyllands-Posten, to Flemming Rose.
  • "We are also aware that we therefore bow to violence and intimidation." — Editorial, Jyllands-Posten.
  • "I do not blame them that they care about the safety of employees. I have bodyguards 24 hours a day. However, I believe that we must stand firm. If Flemming shuts his mouth, democracy will be lost." — Naser Khader, a liberal Muslim of Syrian origin who lives in Denmark.

In the summer of 2005, the Danish artist Kåre Bluitgen, when he met a journalist from the Ritzaus Bureau news agency, said he was unable to find anyone willing to illustrate his book on Mohammed, the prophet of Islam. 
Three illustrators he contacted, Bluitgen said, were too scared. 
A few months later, Bluitgen reported that he had found someone willing to illustrate his book, but only on the condition of anonymity.
Like most Danish newspapers, Jyllands-Posten decided to publish an article about Bluitgen's case. 
To test the state of freedom of expression, Flemming Rose, Jyllands-Posten's cultural editor at the time, called twelve cartoonists, and offered them $160 each to draw a caricature of Mohammed. 
What then happened is a well-known, chilling story.
Much here. Read it all!
...A Danish comedian, Anders Matthesen, said that the newspaper and the cartoons were to blame for the Islamist violence -- the same official position as the entire European political and journalistic mainstream.
A year ago, for the 10th anniversary of the affair, instead of the cartoons, Jyllands-Posten came out with twelve white spaces. 
These white spaces represent what Rose, in his previous book, called "Tavshedens tiranni" ("The Tyranny of Silence"). Naser Khader, a liberal Muslim of Syrian origin who lives in Denmark, wrote:
"I do not blame them that they care about the safety of employees. 
I have bodyguards 24 hours a day. However, 
I believe that we must stand firm. If Flemming shuts his mouth, democracy will be lost."
Is democracy lost? 
The headquarters of Jyllands-Posten today has a barbed-wire fence two meters high and one kilometer long, a door with double lock (as in banks), and employees can only enter one at a time by typing in a personal code (a measure that did not protect Charlie Hebdo). 
Meanwhile, the former editor, Carsten Juste, has withdrawn from journalism; 
Kurt Westergaard lives in hiding in a fortress, 
and Flemming Rose, like Ayaan Hirsi Ali, fled to the United States.
Much, certainly, looks lost. 
"We are not living in a 'free society' anymore, but in a 'fear society'", Rose has said.
Giulio Meotti, Cultural Editor for Il Foglio, is an Italian journalist and author.

Pure pork!-----Muskegon companies get $700K from state for worker training

Muskegon companies get $700K from state for worker training |
Image result for corporate welfareMUSKEGON, MI -- Nine employers in Muskegon County received more than $700,000 in Skilled Trades Training Funds from the state of Michigan for fiscal year 2017.
The West Michigan Works! region as a whole received more than $5 million in training grants. The largest grant in the Muskegon County, nearly $128,000, went to Arconic, formerly Alcoa Howmet, in Whitehall.
Arconic is Muskegon County's largest industrial employer, with more than 2,200 employees.
...The grant will facilitate training of 154 people, according to a release from Muskegon Area First..."

Lunch video-----Brigitte Gabriel on why Peaceful Muslims Keep Silent