Israel Warns Of Terror Attack Threat Against Jews In Tunisia…


Via Yahoo:

Jerusalem (AFP) – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu claimed Saturday that Israel had learned of “concrete threats” of terror attacks against Jewish or Israeli targets in Tunisia.

The Tunisian government quickly denied the claims, saying no such threats existed.

A statement from Netanyahu’s office said: “Information indicates that there are plans for terrorist attacks against Israelis or Jews in Tunisia.”

But a senior official in the Tunisian interior ministry, who asked not to be named, told AFP: “We have nothing on that. There are no threats.”

The threats are connected to the Lag BaOmer Jewish festival, which will be celebrated on May 7, Netanyahu’s statement claimed.

It urged Jews not to visit Tunisia during the festival.

Thousands of pilgrims visit the tombs of famous rabbis for Lag BaOmer, including on Tunisia’s holiday island of Djerba, where one of the last Jewish communities in the Arab world still lives.

Several thousand Jews from France and Israel make the trip to the island every year, where 19 people died in an attack on the ancient El Ghriba synagogue in 2002 blamed on Al-Qaeda.

Tunisia has been trying to reassure foreign visitors they will be safe since 21 tourists were killed in a jihadist attack on the Bardo National Museum in Tunis in March.

Great: Experts Predict Robots Will Take Over 30% Of Our Jobs By 2025…


As if the jobs picture didn’t look cloudy already…

Via Business Insider:

There’s a BakeBot robot whipping up fresh cookies at MIT; hospitals are now employing medical robots to assist their doctors; and a robot named Baxter can beat any human at the popular logic game Connect Four, among many other tasks.

“Historically what we thought was that robots would do things that were the three D’s: dangerous, dirty, and dull,” explains Ryan Calo, professor at University of Washington School of Law with an expertise in robotics. “Over time, the range of things that robots can do has extended.”

Their abilities will only continue to expand. Ray Kurzweil, director of engineering at Google, anticipates that by 2029 robots will have reached human levels of intelligence.

Many people fear a jobless future — and their anxiety is not unwarranted: Gartner, an information technology research and advisory firm, predicts that one-third of jobs will be replaced by software, robots, and smart machines by 2025.

Artificial intelligence and robots are not just challenging blue-collar jobs; they are starting to take over white-collar professions as well. Financial and sports reporters, online marketers, surgeons, anesthesiologists, and financial analysts are already in danger of being replaced by robots.

While one camp of experts predict that several unlucky Americans will be pushed out of work in the near future, others argue that this increase in computing prowess will simply eliminate old jobs and introduce new ones, resulting in a net-zero effect — or even an increase in jobs. New technology means new products and services, they argue, as we saw during the Industrial Revolution.

Experts are calling this movement the “Second Machine Age,” as it is comparable to what we saw 200 years ago with the invention of the steam engine and the machine age that ensued.

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Slick Willie “Mistakenly” Misreports Taxable Income As Tax-Free Donations…


Ha, “mistakenly”.

Via Townhall:

Once again, mistakes — passive voice — were made:

“The foundation has also come under scrutiny for failing to clear all foreign government donations through an agreed-upon State Department vetting process when Hillary Clinton was secretary of state, and for failing to identify foreign government donations on tax returns. Fact-checkers this week challenged the foundation’s claims that it’s barred by Canadian privacy laws from revealing the names of more than 1,000 mostly foreign donors to a joint Clinton-Giustra nonprofit registered in Vancouver, British Columbia. It acknowledged in response to POLITICO’s questions that it mischaracterized as foundation donations money from the China Overseas Real Estate Development and the U.S.-Islamic World Conference. That money was actually honoraria paid for Bill Clinton speeches by those entities, said foundation officials, who added this week those were the only mistakes “we are aware of.”

Well, aside from all the undisclosed foreign donations (followed by empirically bogus excuses), and, you know, the tens of millions in foreign government payments that weren’t reported in tax filings over at least five years. CBS News reported on several elements of Clinton’s anti-transparency machinations last evening:

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Jeb Bush Still Won’t Sign Grover’s Anti-Tax Pledge…

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On top of not signing the pledge, he wouldn’t flat-out answer if he’d promise not to raise taxes…

Via Real Clear Politics:

Jeb Bush wanted to talk about tax reform, which he hopes to make central to his presidential bid.

But, at a National Review summit in Washington on Thursday, the discussion pivoted to Bush’s refusal to sign Grover Norquist’s anti-tax pledge.

“Is there any circumstance in which you would take that pledge?” asked National Review Editor Rich Lowry.

“No,” Bush said firmly — and began, as he does when he is asked this question, to lay out his record: as Florida governor, he reminded Lowry, he cut taxes every year.

“My record is clear,” Bush concluded. “In fact, my record is as good or better than any.”

But Lowry pressed Bush on the pledge. “So, it’s a principled opposition to pledges of that sort?”

“Yeah,” Bush said.

“So, will you promise not to raise taxes?” Lowry tried, to laughter from the crowd.

This week, Sen. Marco Rubio signed the pledge as a presidential candidate, as he has during previous campaigns. Sens. Ted Cruz and Rand Paul, too, have signed on the dotted line.

The pledge has its roots in 1986, and during the 1988 presidential election, every Republican candidate except Bob Dole signed it. Since then, it has gained influence as a litmus test for Republicans, a dynamic apparently not on the wane in this election cycle.

“Those who refuse to take the pledge are, rightly, seen as suspect to Republican primary voters,” said one senior Republican operative.

But Bush will not sign this pledge — or any other, for that matter.

“If Gov. Bush decides to move forward, he will not sign any pledges circulated by lobbying groups,” spokeswoman Kristy Campbell told CNN earlier this year.

Bush might be the sole Republican with the inherent stature and name recognition to be able to do this. He has a compelling personal reason, too: After Jeb Bush’s father, President George H.W. Bush, signed the pledge in 1988 and promised “no new taxes” as a candidate, he raised taxes as president — and suffered the consequences when he was booted from office after one term.

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Scumbag Floyd Mayweather Bans Reporters From Fight Who Dare Bring Up His History Of Abusing Women…


Floyd getting KO’d tonight would surely be amazing.

Via FTW:

Floyd Mayweather’s fight against Manny Pacquiao is one of the biggest sports media events of the year, and the undefeated boxer’s history of abusing women has been a leading storyline ahead of the richest fight in boxing history.

On Saturday afternoon ESPN and HBO’s Michelle Beadle and CNN reporter Rachel Nichols, both of whom have covered Mayweather’s history of domestic violence, tweeted that Mayweather’s camp has “banned” them from the MGM Grand Arena. Before Mayweather’s last fight against Marcos Maidana in September, Nichols grilled the boxer on domestic violence in a must-watch interview.

Nearly three hours after her original tweet, Beadle said that her credential was re-approved, but she had left.

Kelly Swanson, who handles PR for Mayweather, refuted the claims.

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Palin: Obama “Flirting With The Devil” On Iran…


Pretty sure the only person who doesn’t think this is Obama himself.

Via The Hill:

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin on Saturday urged Congress to stop President Obama’s nuclear arms negotiations with Iran at any cost.

“We must realize Iranian leadership refuses to acknowledge Israel’s right to exist, and, in fact is hell-bent on Israel’s, and ultimately our, annihilation,” Palin wrote on her Facebook page.

“The only thing standing between a president who’d jeopardize our country by ignoring our Constitution, and foes capitalizing on lopsided international treaties that weaken our allies, is Congress,” she said.

“Congress must not sit back and watch our own president flirting with the devil,” Palin, a GOP vice presidential candidate in 2008, added.

Palin also argued Obama’s tentative framework with Tehran had severely damaged U.S. relations with Israel. She called on Republican lawmakers to repair the frayed bonds between the two nations in Congress.

“Our president and his anti-peace foreign policy supporters have not acted in the interest of our ally, Israel, resulting in dangerously compromised American interests,” Palin said.

“The GOP majority must stop giving lip service to halting liberals’ fundamental transformation of our relationships with friendly nations and finally take a stand by exercising its constitutional right and responsibility to approve international treaties,” she wrote.

“Certainly they must with such grave consequences involved.”

Obama announced a tentative framework pact with Iran on April 2. He hailed it as a “historic” moment in diplomacy between the two nations during Rose Garden remarks that day.

The potential deal would lift economic sanctions on Iran in exchange for greater restrictions on its nuclear energy capabilities.

Iranian leadership has promised it will accept more frequent atomic inspections and caps on its centrifuge and uranium stockpiles as part of the bargain.

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Baltimore “Victory Rally” March: “No Justice, No Peace, No Racist Police!”…


That’s a super clever chant.

Via Washington Times:

BALTIMORE — Chants of “no justice, no peace, no racist police” echoed through the streets of Baltimore Saturday during a march that organizers billed as a “victory rally” a day after a prosecutor charged six officers involved in the arrest of a man who died in police custody.

State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby on Friday charged the six with felonies ranging from assault to murder in the death of Freddie Gray. He died from spinal injuries a week after his April 12 arrest. It provoked riots on the streets of West Baltimore and quickly became a rallying cry against police brutality and social inequality in the city and elsewhere.

The planned march was to be a mass protest of Gray’s d treatment by police, but after Mosby’s announcement, the tone had changed to more celebratory.

Shortly after noon at Gilmor Homes, a group of demonstrators, both black and white, young and older, congregated.

“Are you ready to march for justice?” Kwame Rose, 20, of Baltimore, said. The crowded chanted, “Yes.”

“Are you all ready to march for peace?” Rose asked. “Yeah,” the group answered.

Black Lawyers for Justice was expecting at least 10,000 people to show up downtown. Smaller groups of what looked to be several hundred gathered all around Baltimore and made their way through the streets to join the thousands at the main rally at City Hall.

They carried homemade signs, calling for peace, as well as printed ones asking for justice. Others wore T-shirts that read, “Black Lives Matter.”

Rashid Wiggins of Upton was selling $10 shirts with the slogan, with “I matter” in red.

He said it surprised him that charges were filed quickly and that he hopes it sends a message to other officers to ensure that when someone in police custody asks for medical help, they get it.

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US Reportedly In Talks On Keeping Restrictions On ‘Taliban Five’ As Deal Set To Lapse…


These savages could end up returning to the battlefield.

Via Fox News:

The Obama administration reportedly has launched talks with Qatari officials about potentially extending security measures for the five Taliban leaders who were traded a year ago for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, with the agreement governing their supervised release soon set to expire.

The Washington Post reported that talks began Thursday, and could lead to some aspects of the security arrangement being extended. That pact — which keeps the former Guantanamo inmates under supervision in Qatar and prohibits them from leaving the country — is set to expire at the end of May, raising concerns in Washington that they could soon return to the battlefield.

Fox News reported in March that, according to a government official familiar with the intelligence, at least three of the five have tried to plug back into their old terror networks.

The Post reported that, amid these concerns, administration officials are putting several options on the table for keeping some restrictions in place. It’s unclear whether Qatar would agree to any of them.

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Awesome: Seahawks QB Russell Wilson Sees Soldier On Flight, Upgrades Him To First Class…


This isn’t nearly the first time he’s done something along these lines.

Via Breitbart:

When Seattle Seahawks Quarterback Russell Wilson spied a U.S. soldier huffing his bag to a seat in coach on a recent flight to Seattle, the nice guy QB immediately upgraded the solder to a seat in first class.

Wilson has a business relationship with Alaska Airlines so when he saw the soldier headed down the aisle he instantly thought that he could give the soldier a happier, more comfortable flight.

The soldier was flabbergasted and jumped on Twitter to tell the world of the kindness Wilson extended.

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ISIS Militants Slaughter More Than 300 Christian Captives In Northern Iraq…


Via Daily Mail:

More than 300 Yazidi prisoners have been slaughtered by Islamic State militants near Mosul in Iraq.

According to the Yazidi Progress Party, hundreds were murdered by Isis on Friday in the Tal Afar district, although it is not known how they were killed.

Around 40,000 people were kidnapped at gunpoint when the terrorists attacked Yazidi villages last summer.

The party statement, according to Shafaq News, condemned the ‘heinous criminal acts’ committed by Isis against the Yazidis.

Yazidis, whose ancient religion has elements of Zoroastrianism, Christianity and Islam, suffered grievously after ISIS’ rapid offensive last year.

Hundreds were killed and thousands captured, enslaved and raped by the extremists, who consider the members of the religious minority devil worshippers.

Last month, more than 200 Yazidi prisoners were set free in northern Iraq after nearly a year in Isis captivity.
Made up of women, children and the elderly, they were said to be in poor health and bearing signs of abuse and neglect.

General Hiwa Abdullah, a peshmerga commander in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk, said that about 40 children were among those released, while the rest were elderly, some of whom were too exhausted and disoriented to speak.

No reason was given for the release of the prisoners, which took place in Himera just south west of Kirkuk, 180 miles north of Baghdad.

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Progressive San Fran Businessman Threatened By Min. Wage Law Appalled By Increase In Cost Per Year…


Looks like some people have to learn things the hard way…

Via IJ Review:

Brian Hibbs, the owner and operator of Comix Experience, is having a difficult time confronting the reality presented by San Francisco’s new minimum wage law.

The law passed in November by a huge majority requires that wages increase, as of May 1st, to $12.25 and will end up at $15 by 2018.

Anticipating only a slight increase in his costs, Hibbs was originally supportive of the law. But, then he did the math:

I was appalled! My jaw dropped. Eighty-thousand a year! I didn’t know that. I thought we were talking a small amount of money, something I could absorb.

We’re for a living wage, for a minimum wage, in principle. . . . But I think any law that doesn’t look at whether people can pay may not be the best way to go.
The problem he faces is that comic books and graphic novels, the cornerstone of the business, have their retail prices printed on the covers, so he can’t raise those prices to offset the increase in costs. Also, his store’s usually staffed by only one counter worker, which makes reducing the store’s labor costs impossible.

The solution he’s come up with is to start a special club with an annual fee of $240, whose members will get special perks.

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Islamic State Demands $23 Million For 230 Christian Hostages Being Held In Raqqa….


Keep them in your prayers.

(AINA) — Assyrian church leader are reporting that ISIS has rejected a ransom offer for the 230 Assyrians it captured on February 23 in the Hasaka province of Syria. 253 Assyrians were captured in the initial attacks on the 35 Assyrian villages on the Khabur river. 23 were subsequently released but 230 remain in captivity, including 52 children, 84 females and 95 males.

ISIS has demanded 100,000 US dollars for each hostage, for a total of 23 million.

Leading the negotiations with ISIS is Bishop Mellis of Australia. In an interview with SBS Radio in Australia, Bishop Mellis said:

“We are a poor nation. These people have not done anything wrong and won’t harm anyone. We as Assyrians do not have this amount of money you are asking for.

We offered an amount of money that we cannot disclose at this time. With the amount we offered, we thought it was acceptable, to have the return of the 230 people

After two days, they (ISIS) told us, “the amount the church offered was not acceptable. From now on, we will no longer negotiate with you.”

The hostages have been moved to Raqqa, the ISIS stronghold in Syria, and are now awaiting trial in Islamic court under Sharia law, where a Muslim judge will decide their fate. Desperate church leaders have pleaded for assistance neighboring countries, including Turkey, in securing the release of the Assyrian hostages.

Two Innocent Jews Assaulted By Gang Of 40 Anti-Semitic Thugs In Paris…


Surprise! The attackers (of course) are all associated with anti-Israel groups.

Via Algemeiner:

Two Jewish residents of Paris were assaulted on the street by a gang of about 40 people on Friday, Israeli French JSS News reported on Friday.

The attack against the two Jewish residents, both in their 20s, occurred about 2:30 p.m. on Boulevard Voltaire in Paris’ 11 arrondissement, according to the report.

Police launched an investigation into the incident and warned local Jewish businesses owners to be extra vigilant, JSS News said.

Witnesses on the scene said members of the Jewish community volunteered to watch over the many local Jewish businesses on Boulevard Voltaire, according to French antisemitism watchdog group the Bureau National de Vigilance Contre l’Antisemitisme.

The gang of attackers were associated with anti-Israel groups Gaza Firm and the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign, said security personnel responsible for protecting the Jewish community.

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Obnoxious Berkeley Students Leave Fake Pee All Over Campus In Protest Of Admin Being “Too Slow” In Constructing Gender-Neutral Bathrooms…


Classy, as always…

Via Daily Caller:

Frustrated by an administration they say has been too slow in constructing gender-neutral bathrooms, students at the University of California-Berkeley have started leaving cups of (supposedly) fake urine all over campus.

The cups, set up by a group calling itself the Bathroom Brigade, are paired with signs saying “Where Was I Supposed To Go?” The intent is to make the point that students who identify as neither male nor female have far too few bathroom options on campus. [RELATED: CA ‘Bathroom Brigade’ Attacks Single-Sex Restrooms]

Berkeley has already committed to at least one gender-neutral bathroom into every building on campus, but activists accuse administrators of dragging their feet and moving too slowly to address the pressing crisis of bathroom equality.

“Imagine how many times you go to the bathroom every day. Imagine if (every time) you had to walk across campus,” graduate student David Showalter told The Daily Californian. “I would suspect that these actions will keep happening until there’s concrete change.”

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Law Professor: Baltimore Officers Were Overcharged, Charges Likely To Be Dismissed…


Baltimore is going to stay in a perpetual state of rioting…forever…

Via Daily Caller:

Charges filed against the six Baltimore police officers for their involvement in the death of Freddie Grey will be dismissed, a George Washington University law professor predicted in an interview with The Daily Caller.

John Banzhaf, who teaches public interest law, says that the charges announced by Baltimore state’s attorney Marilyn Mosby on Friday “go too far.”

“I think a prosecutor is going to have a hard time proving that the actions did in fact cause death, since they seem to have no theory as to how it occurred,” Banzhaf said in a phone interview.

Gray was arrested on April 12 after a foot chase with police. He was transported in a police van to a processing center, where he was found unresponsive. He was then taken to a hospital, where he underwent surgery.

His death on April 19 touched off massive protests across the nation, as well as rioting and looting in Baltimore.

Mosby said Friday that Gray’s arrest was illegal and that officers failed to provide him with medical assistance, even though he asked for it numerous times. A medical examiner ruled Gray’s death a homicide and determined that he suffered a broken neck and sustained a wound on the back of his head consistent with hitting it on a bolt on the van door.

The driver of the police van faces the toughest charges. Officer Caesar Goodson Jr. was charged with second-degree depraved-heart murder, manslaughter, assault and misconduct. Three other officers face voluntary or involuntary manslaughter charges. The other two face assault and misconduct charges.

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Here We Go Again: Obama To Promote “Free” Community College Plan In Commencement Speech…

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Via Washington Examiner:

President Obama will promote his plan to make community college free during an upcoming commencement speech that will take place in the only state he has yet to visit.

Obama, in his weekly address to the nation, said Lake Area Tech, located in Watertown, S.D., boasts a graduation rate that is twice the national average.

“They’re proving that a great education can be within everyone’s reach,” Obama said.

The president’s Saturday address focused on expanding free educational services, which he considers the key to showing children “their lives matter.”

Obama taped the address at the D.C. Public Library in Anacostia, one of the poorest communities in the nation’s capital.

Earlier this week, Obama used the library as the backdrop for an announcement that book publishers would donate $250 million in e-books to low-income children.

The free e-book plan is part of Obama’s ConnectED initiative, which is aimed at ensuring everyone has access to the Internet.

“All of us have a responsibility to not only make sure our own children have pathways to success but that all children do,” Obama said Saturday. “And a great education is the ticket to a better life like never before. Making sure all our kids receive one is the surest way to show them that their lives matter. And it’s the smartest way to prove to them that in communities like this, and in a country like ours, we believe in opportunity for all.”

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Delusional Baltimore State Attorney Denies Personal Connections Are Conflict Of Interest…

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Oh, OK. Well if she says so…

Via Truth Revolt:

Minutes before Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced a long list of charges against six officers in the death of Freddie Gray, the Fraternal Order of Police called for Mosby to recuse herself from the case, citing a conflict of interest due to personal connections.

The police union’s president, Gene Ryan, released a letter Friday calling for Mosby to appoint a special prosecutor in her stead. Maintaining that “none of the officers involved are responsible for the death of Mr. Gray,” Ryan expresses “deep concerns” about Mosby’s personal “conflicts”:

These conflicts include your personal and professional relations with Gray family attorney, William Murphy, and the lead prosecutor’s connections with members of the local media. Based on several nationally televised interviews, these reporters are likely to be witnesses in any potential litigation regarding this incident.

Among Mosby’s connections to Murphy is his support of her recent campaign, to which he donated $5,000, and his service on her transition committee.

But more importantly, the union argued, the position of Mosby’s husband could be “directly impacted” by the case:

Most importantly, it is clear that your husband’s political future will be directly impacted, for better or worse, by the outcome of your investigation. In order to avoid any appearance of impropriety or a violation of the Professional Rules of Professional Responsibility, I ask that you appoint a Special Prosecutor to determine whether or not any charges should be filed.

We recognize that there are many dimensions to this situation: the public sentiments — on all sides; the investigation being conducted by your office; the internal police investigation; and a necessary review of the tools, equipment, and resources afforded to Baltimore police officers in order to carry out their sworn duty as police officers.

A spokesman for Mosby responded to Ryan’s concerns about Murphy in a statement to the Baltimore Sun, saying that her husband’s position cannot be held against her and she feels there is “no conflict of interest” in her relationship with Murphy:

State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby has been elected by the residents in Baltimore City to uphold the law in every neighborhood including her own, regardless of if her husband is the councilman within the district where numerous crimes occur…

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VIDEO: Confused By ‘L.G.B.T.Q.Q.I.P.2S.A.A’? Gay Marriage Activists Explain Ridiculous New Acronym…

If your head feels like it’s about to explode after watching this, you’re not alone…


For many years, the most popular acronym for those in the gay community has been “L.G.B.T,” which stands for Lesbian. Gay. Bisexual and Transgendered. Recently, they added the letter “Q”. The “Q” can stand for either “queer” or “questioning” (someone who still isn’t sure of their sexual identity).

This is where things get a bit complex. Once the gay rights movement began gaining power, all sorts of letters, representing all sorts of different sexual preferences, started to be added to the mix. As it now stands, the acronym has grown. The most-recently updated acronym is now:

“L.G.B.T.Q.Q.I.P.2S.A.A” ( Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered, Queer, Questioning, Intersex, Pansexual, 2-Spirited, Asexual and Ally)
One young woman we spoke to identified herself as G.R.S.M or a Gender Sexual Romantic Minority.

Confused yet? Just wait.

MRCTV was at the Supreme Court during oral arguments in the latest case in the battle over gay marriage – where we asked some gay-rights supporters if they could explain the meaning, and distinctions, of some of these terms.

Some other sexual orientation and gender terms include:

Gender queer, gender fluid, gender-less, gynesexual, bigender, transsexual, transvestite, transitioning, agender, poly gender, androgynous, androsexual, pangender, omnisexual, omnigender, Demi sexual, skoliosexual, cisgender, third gender and boydyke.

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Massive “Victory Rally” In Baltimore Today Expected To Bring Out Thousands Cheering On Homicide Charges Against Officers…


Oh joy…

Via Boston Globe:

BALTIMORE — A massive march planned for Saturday to protest the death of a man in police custody is now being billed as a ‘‘victory rally’’ after Baltimore’s top prosecutor filed criminal charges against the six officers involved in the man’s arrest.

The thousands of marchers who are expected to hit the streets this weekend will now do so to celebrate the decision by State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby to charge the officers with felonies ranging from assault to murder, and encourage continued peaceful demonstrations.

Freddie Gray’s death from spinal injuries a week after his April 12 arrest provoked riots on the streets of West Baltimore on Monday and quickly became a rallying cry against police brutality and social inequality in the city. Mosby’s announcement on Friday triggered celebrations on those same streets.

Mosby said that after reviewing the results of a police investigation turned over to her just one day before, she had concluded Gray’s arrest was illegal and unjustified. She said his neck was broken because he was handcuffed, shackled and placed head-first into a police van, where his pleas for medical attention were repeatedly ignored as he bounced around inside a small metal compartment in the vehicle.

The family lawyer, Billy Murphy, said the charges are ‘‘a first step but not the last,’’ adding that Baltimore now has an opportunity to set an example for cities across the nation grappling with police brutality.

‘‘The overwhelming number of people who have protested over the days didn’t know Freddie personally, but the people of Philadelphia, New York, Cincinnati, and in numerous cities and towns are expressing their outrage that there are too many Freddie Grays,’’ Murphy said. ‘‘If Freddie Gray is not to die in vain, we must seize this opportunity to reform police departments throughout this country, so there are no more days and times like this.’’

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UK’s Green Party: We’re Definitely “Open” To Permitting Three-Way Marriages…


Looks like that slippery slope is alive and well…

Via Breitbart:

Green Party leader Natalie Bennett has said her party would consider allowing polygamous marriages and civil partnerships in the UK.

Speaking in a Q&A session with PinkNews readers, the Green leader responded to a question from Redfern Jon Barrett, who asked: “As someone living with his two boyfriends in a stable long-term relationship, I would like to know what your stance is on polyamory rights. Is there room for Green support on group civil partnerships or marriages?”

Bennett responded: “We have led the way on many issues related to the liberalisation of legal status in adult consenting relationships, and we are open to further conversation and consultation.”

One of the leading criticisms levelled by opponents of gay marriage was that it could create a ‘slippery slope’ that would lead to marriage being redefined in other ways, including allowing more than two people to enter into a union.

At the time the bill creating gay marriage was going through the House of Commons, Conservative MP Matthew Offord asked: “Why is the government saying there should be same sex marriages? Why should it not also be blood relatives? Why should it not also be polygamists? It seems they are rushing this forward and they have not thought out what the consequences are going to be.”

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