U.S. Army Appeals Court Rules Military Must Refer To Traitor Bradley Manning As A “She”…

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Army now mandated to celebrate diversity!

Via Free Beacon:

An Army appeals court has ruled that the military may not refer to Private Bradley Manning as a man.

Col. Lorianne M. Campanella, Col. Eric Krauss, and Col. R. Tideman Penland in the United States Army Court of Criminal Appeals ruled that “future formal papers filed before this court and all future orders and decisions issued by this court shall either be neutral, e.g., Private First Class Manning or appellant, or employ a feminine pronoun.”

Manning, who was convicted for espionage and is serving 35 years at Fort Leavenworth, announced in 2013 that he identifies as a woman, and wants to be known as Chelsea Manning. Manning passed 251,287 classified State Department cables to Wikileaks via a fake Lady Gaga cd.

Valerie Jarrett Throws Hillary Under The Bus, Won’t Defend Her Use Of Private Emails, Doesn’t Know If WH Officials Received Emails From Her……

And the wheels on the bus go round and round…

Via Free Beacon

Poll: Voters Say They Love America More Than Obama Does…

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And by a hefty 19-point margin.

Via Fox News:

Most voters believe the United States is the best country in the world.  Far fewer of them believe Barack Obama agrees, according to a Fox News poll released Thursday.

The new poll also finds the numbers saying Obama is patriotic, honest or a strong leader have all declined in the past few years.

More Americans feel they love the United States than think Obama does: 83 percent think the U.S. is the greatest country in the world. Just 64 percent believe Obama feels the same way.

New Hampshire DNC Official: Republican Presidential Candidates Are “Members Of Serf- And Slave-Owning Classes”…

Errrr, did he say “slave-owning?”

Via Politico:

… Three days into the rolling controversy over Hillary Clinton’s use of a personal email address as Secretary of State, Democrats are showing signs of stress.

In interviews with more than three dozen Democratic activists, donors, and officials from across the country — including many in the influential presidential nominating states of Iowa, New Hampshire, and South Carolina — some were scathing in their criticism over the revelations, while others admitted to being unnerved.

Doug Grant, the Democratic chairman for northern Grafton County in New Hampshire, framed it this way:

“Is Hillary electable? Admittedly the Republicans have a lot of problems with their candidates who are members of the slave- and serf- owning classes, but we worry nevertheless that one of them will become the next president,” he said. “I would like to see an alternative to Hillary who was popular, populist, wanted to run, electable, not too old and could raise money.”

Obama Ties His Executive Orders On Amnesty To Selma March And Civil Rights Movement

Groan…

Via The Hill:

Deporting illegal immigrants who came to the United States as children would violate the spirit of the civil rights movement, President Obama said ahead of his trip to Alabama to mark the 50th anniversary of the march from Selma to Montgomery.

“The notion that some kid that was brought here when he was two or three years old might somehow be deported at the age of 20 or 25 even though they’ve grown up as American, that’s not who we are,” he said during an interview air Friday on Sirius XM’s “Urban View” with Joe Madison.

“That’s not true to the spirit of what the march on Selma was about.” […]

Obama said the executive action he took in 2012 to defer deportations for illegal immigrants who came to the U.S. as children comports with the lessons from the Selma marches about an “inclusive America.”

“When you think about the principle that was upheld that day and in subsequent days at the Edmund Pettus Bridge, it was the promise of an inclusive America, it was the promise of an America where everybody was equal under the law,” he said.

Obama also linked the Selma march to the fight for gay rights, saying that at its core, the civil rights movement was about affirming the “basic principle [that] we treat people fairly.”

WH Hits New Low In Anti-Netanyahu Campaign: Promotes Anti-Israel CNN Hack Fareed Zakaria’s Attack Piece On Bibi…

Going to be hard for the White House to continue insisting Obama’s beef with Netanyahu “is not personal.”

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House Democrats Say They Will Defend Boehner If Conservative Try To Oust Him As Speaker…

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Including far-left Dem Rep. Raúl Grijalva.

Via The Hill:

Tea Party Republicans contemplating a bid to oust Rep. John Boehner (R-Ohio) shouldn’t count on Democrats to help them unseat the Speaker.

And without their support, there is no chance to topple Boehner in this Congress.

A number of right-wing Republicans, long wary of Boehner’s commitment to GOP efforts attacking President Obama’s policy priorities, have openly considered a coup in an attempt to transfer the gavel into more conservative hands.

But Democrats from across an ideological spectrum say they’d rather see Boehner remain atop the House than replace him with a more conservative Speaker who would almost certainly be less willing to reach across the aisle in search of compromise. Replacing him with a Tea Party Speaker, they say, would only bring the legislative process — already limping along — to a screeching halt.

“I’d probably vote for Boehner [because] who the hell is going to replace him? [Ted] Yoho?” Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.) said Wednesday, referencing the Florida Tea Party Republican who’s fought Boehner on a host of bipartisan compromise bills.

“In terms of the institution, I would rather have John Boehner as the Speaker than some of these characters who came here thinking that they’re going to change the world,” Pascrell added.

Liberal Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.) agreed that, for Democrats, replacing Boehner could lead to a worse situation.

“Then we would get Scalise or somebody? Geez, come on,” said Grijalva, who referenced House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.). “We can be suicidal but not stupid.”

New Poll Finds Majority No Longer Think “Honest” Describes Hillary Clinton…

And they’re finally realizing this now?

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Movie Night In The Caliphate: Cinemas Play Videos Of ISIS Atrocities On A Continuous Loop…

Fun for the whole family.

Via Daily Mail:

Bloodthirsty citizens living under the rule of the Islamic State in Syria are flocking to cinemas where the terror group’s latest atrocities are played on a loop.

Photographs taken in Aleppo province show crowds sitting cross-legged on the floor of a theatre where they watch gruesome footage of beheadings, shootings and people being burnt to death.

Boys who appear no older than eight are seen sitting alongside bearded militants in the picture house, where the brutal beheadings of Western hostages by Jihadi John, and the sickening murder of Jordanian pilot Muath al-Kaseasbeh are played over and over.

The murder of al-Kaseasbeh appears to be a particular favourite among the sadistic crowd as the film of him being locked in a cage, covered in a petrol and set alight by masked militants is seen playing in the majority of the photographs released by ISIS.

The images carry the distinctive yellow markings of the group’s Aleppo-based propaganda wing Al-Halab Media and appear to be still images taken from an as-yet unreleased propaganda video.

Harrison Ford Survives Plane Crash On CA Golf Course, Audio Of His Emergency Call, Lands Near “Indiana Avenue”

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Initial reports of his injuries have been upgraded, he was apparently cut across the head and may have suffered other injuries. Two doctors, including a spinal surgeon, who happened to be on the golf course, went to his aid.

Via Fox News:

Actor Harrison Ford was in fair-to-moderate condition late Thursday after his two-seater plane crash-landed on a golf course in Venice, Calif. shortly after he reported engine failure and told air-traffic controllers he was returning to the airport.

His representative said in a statement to FoxNews.com late Thursday that Ford “had no other choice but to make an emergency landing, which he did safely.” Ina Treciokas added that the “Star Wars” and “Indiana Jones” star was “banged up” and receiving treatment, but that his injuries were not life-threatening and he is “expected to make a full recovery.”

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He was trying to make it back to the airport, but apparently couldn’t make it. He saved lives by landing on the golf course, amid multiple houses in a residential neighborhood.

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Sports reporter Jackie Pepper sent a message of thanks to Ford’s son:

Ford managed to put down near Indiana Avenue.

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Democrat Compares Head of Pro-Abortion Group To Moses…

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Just a few minor difference.

Via LifeNews:

New York Times reporter Amy Chozick profiled Stephanie Schriock, the current president of Emily’s List, the PAC that supports only Democratic pro-abortion women. Hillary Clinton spoke at their 30th anniversary dinner on Tuesday night.

Schriock replaced the group’s founder, Ellen Malcolm, and Chozick strangely recycled a quote comparing Malcolm to….Moses. (I don’t think abortion is what he meant by “Let my people go.”) It’s no match for Netanyahu citing Moses in his address to Congress. It went like this:

Ms. Schriock cuts a very different profile from the group’s previous leader, Ellen Malcolm, an heir to an I.B.M. fortune who started Emily’s List in 1985, naming it for the saying “Early money is like yeast.” One Democrat compared the transition to trying to replace Moses.
The headline was “Leader of a PAC Built to Elect Women Faces Biggest Test in 2016.” Apparently the “pro-choice Democratic women only” part didn’t fit. But then, the liberal media imply that the only real women are the liberal, pro-abortion feminists. The pull quote inside the paper was “Trying to capitalize on donors’ fervor for a Clinton candidacy.”

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Post-Racial President: A “Big Chunk” Of Law Enforcement Is Still As Racist As They Were During 1965 Selma March…

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Obama pandering to the #BlackLivesMatter wing of the Dem base.

Via The Hill:

The work of the civil rights movement remains unfinished, President Obama said ahead of his trip to Alabama to mark the 50th anniversary of the march from Selma to Montgomery.

“I think that the generation that has followed the civil rights generation has in many ways made great strides in part just by walking through the doors of opportunity that those giants helped to open up,” Obama said during an interview airing Friday on Sirius XM’s “Urban View” with Joe Madison.

“I also think we all recognize that there continues to be challenges that require not just individuals living well and raising good kids, but requires collective action and mobilization. On some of those areas, I think we haven’t done everything we can do.”

A “big chunk” of the problems that remain are “dealing with civil rights and civil liberties in respect to law enforcement” he said.

Obama’s interview aired two days after the Justice Department released a report that found that the Ferguson, Mo. police department systematically violated the civil rights of its black residents.

The Justice Department also announced it would not seek civil rights charges against Darren Wilson, the Ferguson officer who shot and killed unarmed teenager Michael Brown in an altercation over the summer.

Obama painted the Ferguson report as atypical but unsurprising in his first public comments since the report’s release.

“I don’t think that is typical of what happens across the country but it’s not an isolated incident,” he said.

Sit Down And Prepare For The Shock Of A Lifetime! Holder Twisted DOJ Data To Pin Racist Label On Ferguson PD…

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You’d think the media fact checkers would be all over this, and you’d be wrong.

Via IBD:

Unable to pin racism charges on Ferguson policeman Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown, Attorney General Eric Holder is using half-baked data to manufacture a case of racism against his entire police force.

Holder’s race-baiting civil rights crew combed through several years of Ferguson Police Department data on traffic stops, searches and arrests and “found a pattern of racial disparities in Ferguson’s police activities.”

“African Americans are overrepresented in FPD’s vehicular stops” and victims of “racial bias,” Holder concludes in his report.

He notes that blacks accounted for 85% of vehicle stops, “despite comprising only 67% of Ferguson’s population,” while whites made up 15% of stops, despite representing 29% of the population.

So there you have it, a slam-dunk case of racism, right? Hardly.

Outrageously, the nation’s top prosecutor failed to control for factors that explain the racial “disparity” in traffic stops, such as speeding, DUI, expired license plates, headlight, seat-belt and child-restraint violations and other reasons for being pulled over.

Holder’s own department statistics show that African Americans, on average, violate speeding and other traffic laws at much greater rates than whites.

The Justice Department’s research arm, the National Institute of Justice, explains that differences in traffic stops can simply be attributed to “differences in offending.”

For another example, “Seat-belt usage is chronically lower among blacks,” the NIJ says in a 2013 study. “If a law enforcement agency aggressively enforces violations, police will stop more black drivers.”

It adds that three out of every four black drivers say “police had a legitimate reason for stopping them.”

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UN Islamic Bloc Lumps Chapel Hill Killings In With ISIS And Boko Haram, Invents Term “Parkinglotism”..

Via Human Rights Voices:

“…We must search to identify the root causes of Daishism, bokoharamism, parkinglotism…”

(The parking lot refers to an incident in February 2015 in which three young Muslims were killed by a gunman in North Carolina in what police said was a dispute over parking and possibly a hate crime. The incident is still under investigation.) Islamic States at UN mirror Obama administration lingo on “violent extremism” and “root causes”

“…the daunting challenge faced by the international community at the present is the rise of violent extremism….To confront it, we need an understanding of the contexts, the root causes of its manifestations….[J]uxtaposing this phenomenon to one religion or a region would be a great mistake….[T]hose roots lie in what we inherited from the previous century…Two world wars…A Cold War…Colonization…McCarthyism…[R]eligion should not be the culprit. Accusing religion as the source of extreme violence and terror is an abyss that will drown us all. This OIC position had to deal with an increasingly Islamophobic world…We must show courage to openly discuss and address sensitive issues such as limits to freedom of expression when it comes to inciting hatred and discrimination based on one’s religion or belief…”

FRIDAY OPEN THREAD…

Yes, weasels can ride woodpeckers.

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But I can ride a bike!

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Selma Landmark Bridge Is Named For Reputed KKK Leader And Former US Senate Democrat…

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The Democrats created the KKK and hijacked the civil rights movement.

Via KC Star

When the nation’s first black president steps onto the Edmund Pettus Bridge to honor the marchers beaten there 50 years ago, he’ll be standing on a structure that’s at once synonymous with the civil rights struggle and a tribute to a reputed Ku Klux Klan leader.

The latter fact had all but faded from local memory until recently, when a Selma student group launched an online petition to rename the landmark bridge.

During his 50th anniversary address Saturday, President Barack Obama will be flanked on one side by a new historic marker commemorating “Bloody Sunday,” when white police beat demonstrators marching for black voting rights on March 7, 1965. The sign, erected earlier this year by the state tourism department, notes Obama’s 2007 appearance there just before his election and the accolades for “Selma,” the recent film about the march.

It offers no details about Edmund Winston Pettus, a Confederate general and U.S. senator who lived in Selma after the Civil War. The Encyclopedia of Alabama, an online database sponsored by the University of Alabama, Auburn University and the Alabama Department of Education, says Pettus held the title of grand dragon of the Alabama Klan in 1877 — an assertion that’s questioned by some historians.[…]

The Rev. Joseph Lowery, a veteran civil rights leader, agrees the bridge’s name should be changed to quit honoring someone with alleged Klan ties.

“They’re responsible for too much death and misery. We don’t need to honor them,” said Lowery, a lieutenant of Martin Luther King Jr. who participated in the 1965 Selma-to-Montgomery march. “I’m with the kids. Let’s change it.”

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Al Gore On Presidential Weather Watch For Another POTUS Run…

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Al heading for the sunny skies of Iowa.

Via Washington Times

Just call it Goretopia: While Hillary Rodham Clinton addresses multiple political challenges, the press continues to spiral off into speculation. Who is the Democratic standard bearer should she decide against running for president?

In the last 24 hours, Al Gore has made the list. Now 66, the former vice president remains stubbornly active in global warming issues; he is, in fact, going to Iowa — but not for campaign reasons. He’s teaching a climate “leadership” workshop in Cedar Rapids. All that aside, there is momentum building here as Mrs. Clinton’s complications increase. More succinct are these headlines: “With Hillary imploding, could Al Gore ride to the rescue?” (HotAir); “As Hillary Clinton wallows in scandal, desperate eyes turn to — Al Gore?” (Examiner.com); Rush Limbaugh even warned his listeners that Mr. Gore could now be “the Democratic savior of 2016.”

Yes, well. Mr. Gore has done many things since he left the White House. He’s been the climate alarmist for better or worse, a now and then media mogul, and lately, a music producer. He became a vegan. He’s been out of office longer than Jeb Bush.

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Imam Kerry: ‘Military Pressure’ May Be Needed To Oust Assad When We Find The Right Moderates…

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Anything to avoid the Iraq boondoggle and troops remaining in Afghanistan.

Via Daily Mail

Military pressure may be needed to oust Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad, US Secretary of State John Kerry said in Saudi Arabia on Thursday.

“He’s lost any semblance of legitimacy, but we have no higher priority than disrupting and defeating Daesh and other terror networks”, he told reporters, using an Arabic acronym for the Islamic State group which has seized swathes of Syria and Iraq.

“Ultimately a combination of diplomacy and pressure will be needed to bring about a political transition. Military pressure particularly may be necessary given President Assad’s reluctance to negotiate seriously.”

And That’s The Way It Was: Walter Cronkite Warned Of “New Ice Age” In 1972…

Didn’t believe the hype back then either, all we had was the Farmers Almanac.

Via News Busters:

The “brutal” winter is on the attack again, bringing sleet and heavy snow to the mid-Atlantic region. Previous storms targeted the deep south including Dallas, Texas, and several hammered New England. By March 4, Boston was just 2 inches away from hitting an all-time record for snow, Boston.com reported.

It’s a reality more in keeping with media warnings from the 1970s than today’s arguments about global warming. Then, CBS anchor Walter Cronkite, the dean of American journalism, was warning about an “ice age.” Cronkite cited scientific claims that the Earth was cooling and “the full extent of the new ice age won’t be reached for 10,000 years.” That’s completely different from the media’s line today that global warming is settled science.

NBC Nightly News reported February 23 that Dallas was paralyzed “after an entire season’s worth of sleet and freezing rain, up to two inches, fell in a single day,” causing massive traffic problems. Similar scenes happened in other southern states as the cold swept across the nation. Single-digit temperatures hit New York City and Newark saw temperatures as low as 8 degrees on February 23, NOAA said.[…]

On September 11, 1972, Cronkite cited scientists’ predictions that there was a “new ice age” coming. He called that prediction from British scientist Hubert Lamb “a bit of bad news.”

“But then there is some good news,” Cronkite continued. “That while the weather may be just a little colder in the immediate years to come, the full extent of the new ice age won’t be reached for 10,000 years. And if you can stand any more good news, even then it won’t be as bad as the last ice age 60,000 years ago. Then New York, Cincinnati, St. Louis, were under 5,000 feet of ice. Presumably no traffic moved and school was let out for the day. And that’s the way it is, Monday, September 11, 1972.”

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Florida Rep Vern Buchanan Gives Constitutional Law Professor Obama A Constitutional Lesson: ‘Only Congress has Power to Tax’…

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0bama responds he will write the Executive Order with a quill pen.

Via Sunshine State News

Even as the White House insists President Barack Obama is “very interested” in raising taxes via executive action, a congressman from Florida offered a constitutional law lesson on which branch of government has that power.[…]

Buchanan sent a letter to Obama on Thursday, reminding the president the Constitution gives Congress, not the executive branch, the power to tax.

“I am writing to express my strongest possible objection at reports that you are ‘very interested’ in raising taxes through executive action,” Buchanan wrote. “Article 1, Section 8 of the U.S. Constitution is clear on this matter — only Congress has the power to tax. The statement by your press secretary this week that you are ‘very interested’ in reshaping the tax code through unilateral action would be a clear violation of the Constitution and continue a disturbing lack of bipartisanship.

“As a senior member of the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee, I stand ready to work with your administration on a bipartisan plan to lower rates and simplify the tax code,” Buchanan added. “I remind you that the last successful tax reform effort, nearly 30 years ago, required President Reagan and a Democratic Congress to find common ground. But unilateral action could poison the well of goodwill that is necessary to tackle this urgent challenge in a bipartisan manner.

“Our international tax system is in desperate need of reform,” Buchanan continued. “U.S. companies face stiff competition from foreign firms, our national debt has grown to more than $18 trillion, and we have too few good-paying jobs for American workers. Addressing these issues has to be the guiding principle for international tax reform.

“We need to fundamentally reform our tax code to make America more competitive,” Buchanan wrote in closing. “We may have different opinions about specific elements of such reform. But by working together to find common ground, we can ensure that all Americans reap the benefits of tax reform.”

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