BREAKING: Hamas Uses Cease-Fire To Kidnap Israeli Soldier – Update: Cease-Fire Was Brokered By John Kerry – Update: Pic Of Hadar Goldin…

Hamas is about to get the ass-whooping of a lifetime by the IDF. Via Ynet: An IDF soldier is feared kidnapped by Hamas, the IDF said Friday, with a senior official blaming Hamas for using the ceasefire to take a soldier hostage. Two other soldiers were killed in the incident. It was cleared for publication […]

Sheila Jackon Lee Calls House Border Bill “Martial Law”…

Breitbart’s Charlie Spiering covering the floor debate live: Note to Sheila Jackson Lee, this is the definition of martial law: Martial law is the imposition of military power over designated regions on an emergency basis. Martial law is usually imposed on a temporary basis when the civilian government or civilian authorities fail to function effectively (e.g., […]

Blood Libel: UNICEF Accuses Israel Of Deliberately Killing 264 Children In Gaza…

And what proof do they have to back up this vile claim? None as far as I can tell. Via Middle East Monitor: Monica Awad, the spokeswoman of the UNICEF, condemned Israel’s targeting of women and children in its ongoing assault on the Gaza Strip. In an interview with Al-Jazeera yesterday, Awad said Israeli forces […]

Revamped ICE Detention Center To Offer Illegals All-You-Can-Eat Meals, Detainees To Be Called “Residents,” Guards “Resident Advisors”…

They will also get free internet, health and dental care, six sets of clothing for each “resident,” access to a library and recreational fields. KARNES CITY, Texas (KXAN) — A 29-acre facility which previously housed male illegal immigrants detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has a makeover and a new purpose. The building nearly […]

Pelosi To Reporters On Midterm Election: “We Need You To Be Messengers”…

Be good little propagandists and write what we tell you to. Via CNS News: When asked at a press briefing on Thursday why her party’s message is “not resonating with the electorate,” House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi told a room full of reporters “we need you to be messengers.” Keep reading…

Hamas Issues All Of Its Followers Terrorism 101 Training Manual…

No, not the Koran. Via Free Beacon: Hamas has been disseminating to its followers in the Gaza Strip a detailed terrorism training manual that teaches would-be bombers how to make explosives and conceal them in household items such as televisions, according to documents seized by the Israeli military during recent raids. Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) […]

World Burns… Obama Parties With Pop Star Katy Perry At White House…

Optics be damned, Obama has to get his groove on! Via Daily Mail: In what might be the ultimate seal of approval, Barack Obama hailed Katy Perry as a ‘wonderful person’ last night. The U.S. President hosted the ‘Dark Horse’ hit-maker at a White House dinner to honour the 46th anniversary of the Special Olympics […]

Turkish “Humanitarian Aid” To Gaza: Ball-Bearings And Cement Mixers…

I suppose if you’re Palestinian this would qualify as “humanitarian aid.” Via INN: Customs officials at southern Israel’s Ashdod port discovered hundreds of ball-bearings and cement mixers in a Turkish shipment of “humanitarian aid” to Gaza on Wednesday, raising fears the cargo could have been used by Hamas to support its ongoing war against Israel, according […]

Gross: Secret Service Agents Say Biden A Big Fan Of Skinny Dipping…

Pass the brain bleach. Via NYDN: It’s the Joe Biden you didn’t know — and might not want to see. Secret Service agents dread being assigned to protect the vice president, in part because Biden’s a big fan of skinny dipping, according to a new tell-all book. In “The First Family Detail,” author Ronald Kessler […]

Dallas Judge Jenkins Says 2,000 Illegal Alien Children At Border Will No Longer Be Coming To Dallas

Sleight of hand. Update to this story. Weeks after Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said three Dallas County facilities would be used to temporarily shelter 2,000 migrant children at the border, he reversed course at a press conference held Thursday afternoon at the Cathedral Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe in downtown Dallas. Said Jenkins, […]

Islamic State Has Destroyed Or Occupied All 45 Christian Institutions In Mosul…

Interfaith outreach nearly complete. Via AINA: Since taking over Mosul on June 10, ISIS has destroyed, occupied, converted to mosques, converted to ISIS headquarters or shuttered all 45 Christian institutions in Mosul. The following is the complete list of the Christian institutions in Mosul, grouped by denomination. Keep reading for full list…

FRIDAY OPEN THREAD…

Fun fact: Along with blogging and smoking, I also enjoy roller skating.

Obama, Clinton Could Collide On Vineyard

Get ready to rumble. Via The Hill President Obama and Hillary Clinton will both be on Martha’s Vineyard next month at the same time, The Boston Globe reports. Clinton is scheduled to sign copies of her memoir Hard Choices at the Bunch of Grapes Bookstore in Vineyard Haven on Aug. 13. She’s considered the 2016 […]

German Officer To Serve As U.S. Army Europe’s Chief Of Staff

Nein, this could open the door for a UN blue beanie. Via Army Times A German Army brigadier general who recently served with NATO forces in Afghanistan is assuming duties as the chief of staff of U. S. Army Europe, the first time a non-American officer has held that position. Brig. Gen. Markus Laubenthal, most […]

War College To Make Final Decision On Sen. Walsh

Walsh is being thrown under the MRAP. Update to this story. Via Stars and Stripes The U.S. Army War College will have the final say over whether any punishment is warranted in a plagiarism investigation against Sen. John Walsh of Montana. Spokeswoman Carol Kerr said Wednesday that the Department of Defense and U.S. Army inspectors […]

Sheila Jackson Lee’s Staff Calls Blogger A “Tea-Bagger Nut Job” After Inquiring About Her Impeachment Claims, Veiled Threat To Have IRS Go After Him…

Then again, they do work for Sheila Jackson Lee. Via PJ Media: . . . I was transferred to a gentleman on Lee’s staff. When I again asked him about the contradiction and stated that perhaps I was confused, the man said “Oh look it here, we have one of those right wing, tea-bagger nut […]

NY Times On Why They Have Not Published A Single Picture Of A Hamas Fighter: We Don’t Have Any…

Not buying it. Via JTA: After my piece Thursday morning asking why mainstream media outlets aren’t showing photos of Hamas fighters in Gaza, The New York Times offered me this response: We don’t have any. Of the 37 images that make up the Times’ most recent three slide shows of photos from the conflict, there’s not a single shot of a Hamas rocket launch (though […]

Obama: I Won’t Stop Issuing Executive Orders…

Badass Barry. Via USA Today: Lawsuit or no lawsuit, President Obama said Thursday he will continue to take executive actions without Congress when necessary, and when he can. “It’s not going to stop me from doing what I think needs to be done in order to help families all across this country,” Obama said. Obama […]

Washington Redskins Donate $200,000 Playground To Montana Tribe

Pride over political correctness. Via GF Trib Mike Sangrey understands some people think his Chippewa Cree Tribe is selling out by taking money from the Washington NFL team’s Original Americans Foundation. Sangrey doesn’t care about that. There’s a spanking-new playground scheduled to open at noon Friday on the Rocky Boy’s Reservation, and that’s what matters […]

Call 911! Nancy Pelosi Appears To Be Despondent And In Need Of Psychiatric Help…

Pelosi’s emails over the last day: Update: Another cry for help just arrived in my inbox.