Category: Idiocy


Principal: L.I. High School Students Suspended Indefinitely For Displaying Confederate Flag

 

 

 

 

 

 

” Two Long Island high school students have been suspended for allegedly bringing a Confederate flag to school.

  Brother Gary Cregan, principal of St. Anthony’s High School in South Huntington, said the two seniors walked in with a Confederate flag draped around their shoulders during an after-hours sporting event at the school.

  The students were initially suspended for 10 days, but Cregan decided Tuesday they won’t be allowed back, Brown reported.

  Cregan wrote a letter to parents saying the use of any symbols “designed to revive past injustices or to inflame discrimination or racial intolerance, is completely unacceptable and profoundly offensive,” Newsday reported.

  The students haven’t explained why they did it. St. Anthony’s is a private Catholic school and isn’t bound by the First Amendment right to free speech.

  Still, the New York Civil Liberties Union said all people should be able to express their views freely, even the offensive ones.

“ Our motto is more speech, not censorship or punishment,” NYCLU director Donna Lieberman told Brown. “Helping children understand the impact of this patently offensive expressive activity.” “

 

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Joe Biden Tells Boston Marathon Survivors It Was Worth It

 

 

 

 

Published on Apr 15, 2014

” We are all used to Vice President Joe Biden and his gaffes but this one makes you cringe a bit. At the one year gathering of the Boston marathon tragedy his words did not fit the occasion.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Police Officer’s Son Charged In City’s Worst Mass Murder

 

 

 

 

 

” Like many local students, Matthew de Grood got off work Monday night and headed out to celebrate the end of the semester at the University of Calgary.

  But shortly after being welcomed into a Brentwood house party, de Grood would be strapped to a stretcher and under arrest, accused of fatally stabbing five others at the gathering — the worst mass killing in Calgary’s history.”

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” Everybody is so shocked right now. I saw his picture. At first I thought, ‘Oh, my God, maybe he’s the one who got hurt. Then I read underneath. My heart just dropped,” said a former high school classmate of de Grood’s, who also knew him at U of C.

  The victims — Lawrence Hong, Josh Hunter, Kaitlin Perras, Zackariah Rathwell and Jordan Segura — were, by all accounts, celebrating like everyone else when they became the subjects of an unprovoked attack just after 1 a.m. Tuesday.

  Police Chief Rick Hanson said the victims were “targeted one by one” during a house party at 11 Butler Cres. N.W.”

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Federal Regulators Leaked US Electrical Grid Classified Information

 

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” Classified information about the physical security systems of the U.S. electrical grid was leaked by the country’s top energy regulatory commission, according to a government watchdog report.

  The Energy Department inspector general reports that classified information about electrical grid security was mishandled by officials on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the nation’s grid regulator.

  The IG found that at least one FERC presentation contained information that should have been classified, was handled by commission employees who did not have proper clearance and was given to federal and industry representatives in non-classified settings.

” As you are aware, the materials in question raise concerns with the security and integrity of our Nation’s critical energy infrastructure, including the Nation’s power grid,” the IG reported. “We are especially concerned with reports that the document that was not properly classified and may currently be stored on unclassified Commission servers, as well as on current and former Commission employees’ desktop computers, laptops, portable electronic devices, and copiers.”

The report comes in the wake of a Wall Street Journal report that the government was investigating an April 2013 attack on a power substation near San Jose, California where gunmen did millions of dollars’ worth of damage and nearly took out the power to the region.

   The more we read of government doings such as this the more we become convinced that these isolated incidents of “lack of oversight” actually constitute a well thought out plan to bring about panic and anarchy in order to get the people to clamor for ever-more heavy handed State actions … It reeks of Alinskyism and Cloward-Piven , not to mention Rahm Emanuel’s famous quip ” Never let a crisis go to waste” … and if a crisis doesn’t exist , create your own .


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OPPD: 3 Dead After Shootings At Jewish Community Center, Village Shalom

 

 

 

 

 

 

” Three people are dead following multiple shootings at the Jewish Community Center and Village Shalom in Overland Park, Kan.

  Overland Park Police confirm multiple shots were fired around 1 p.m. at the center, which is located at 5801 W 115th St., and later at Village Shalom, an assisted living center located at 5500 W. 123rd.

  A total of five people were shot at: one male was shot at the center and died from his injuries at the scene. A second male was also shot at the center. He died at the hospital. A female victim was shot and killed at Village Shalom. The other two people were unharmed.

  Pastor Adam Hamilton of Church of the Resurrection confirmed two of the victims are members of his congregation. The identities of the victims have not yet been released.”

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Democrat’s “War On Fox News” Turns Into Hilarious Rout;

 Update: Missed Filing Deadline?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

” Eric Cantor faces a challenge in November’s midterm election, but if his opponent ends up being Mike Dickinson, Cantor can worry about … well, almost anything else. Dickinson, a Democrat looking for the nomination in VA-07, has pledged to use his campaign to wage “war” on the Tea Party, the NRA, and Fox News. Greta van Susteren offered him a battle last night, and it didn’t take long for Dickinson to turn his war on Fox News into a rout. Via Twitchy, this is must-see TV:”

 

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Hoping For Asylum, Migrants Strain U.S. Border

 

 

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” Border Patrol agents in olive uniforms stood in broad daylight on the banks of the Rio Grande, while on the Mexican side smugglers pulled up in vans and unloaded illegal migrants.

  The agents were clearly visible on that recent afternoon, but the migrants were undeterred. Mainly women and children, 45 in all, they crossed the narrow river on the smugglers’ rafts, scrambled up the bluff and turned themselves in, signaling a growing challenge for the immigration authorities.

  After six years of steep declines across the Southwest, illegal crossings have soared in South Texas while remaining low elsewhere. The Border Patrol made more than 90,700 apprehensions in the Rio Grande Valley in the past six months, a 69 percent increase over last year.

  The migrants are no longer primarily Mexican laborers. Instead they are Central Americans, including many families with small children and youngsters without their parents, who risk a danger-filled journey across Mexico. Driven out by deepening poverty but also by rampant gang violence, increasing numbers of migrants caught here seek asylum, setting off lengthy legal procedures to determine whether they qualify.

  The new migrant flow, largely from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, is straining resources and confounding Obama administration security strategies that work effectively in other regions. It is further complicating President Obama’s uphill push on immigration, fueling Republican arguments for more border security before any overhaul.

  With detention facilities, asylum offices and immigration courts overwhelmed, enough migrants have been released temporarily in the United States that back home in Central America people have heard that those who make it to American soil have a good chance of staying.”

SECURE THE F***ING BORDER !!

   NY Times … Of course this wouldn’t have anything to do with the fact that virtually no one gets sent back under Obama’s Border patrol policies or the impending immigration reform bill amnesty . Nah , only a cynic would think like that .

Former Officer Had 2 Incidents Where Gun Went Off In Car

 

 

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” Channel 2 Action News has learned new information about the former Alpharetta police officer accused of buying a gun for a convicted felon.  

  The file showed that on two occasions, an unauthorized Alpharetta Police Department weapon was found in the trunk of Craig Garner’s squad car, and both times they discharged.  
 
  The latest incident happened in February. The gun went off at a car dealership.  
 
  A disciplinary action letter in his file says it caused more than $3,000 in damage to a customer’s car.  The letter says there was a round in the chamber and the safety was off.  
 
  An Alpharetta police spokesman said the gun was an assault weapon. “

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From The Colbert Report

 

 

 

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Transracial Adoption Rally In Montgomery

 

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” A statement made on the floor of the state house last month in Montgomery got a loud reply this afternoon from angry parents.

  State representative Alvin Holmes said republican lawmakers would support abortion if their daughters became pregnant by black men. Holmes later said he would offer $100,000 cash to anyone who could show “a whole bunch of whites” have adopted black children in Alabama.

  Today at the state house, white parents who adopted mixed race or minority children said it’s time for Holmes to ‘pay up.’

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Obama’s Aunt Who Fought Deportation Has Died

 

 

 

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” An aunt of President Barack Obama who was denied asylum in the U.S. but stayed illegally for years has died in Massachusetts.

  Zeituni Onyango, who was 61, died Monday night in Boston, according to her immigration lawyer. She died in a rehab facility after a long battle with cancer. She was the stepsister of President Obama’s late father.”

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Pakistani Baby Taken Into Hiding After Attempted Murder Charge

 

 

 

” Relatives of a nine-month old baby charged with attempted murder in Pakistan have taken him into hiding, one said on Tuesday, in a case that has thrown a spotlight on Pakistan’s dysfunctional criminal justice system.

  Baby Musa Khan appeared in court in the city of Lahore last week, charged with attempted murder along with his father and grandfather after a mob protesting against gas cuts and price increases stoned police and gas company workers trying to collect overdue bills.

” Police are vindictive. Now they are trying to settle the issue on personal grounds, that’s why I sent my grandson to Faisalabad for protection,” the baby’s grandfather, Muhammad Yasin, told Reuters, referring to a central Pakistani city.

  The baby is on bail and due to appear at the next hearing on April 12 but Yasin said he was not sure if he would take him to court for the case.”

Reuters has more on Musa’s flight and here is our original post on the arrest of the young “hoodlum” .

Crazed Topless Woman Destroys A McDonald’s Before Pausing To Enjoy An Ice Cream Cone

 

 

 

 

 

” Unbelievable security camera footage shows a crazed topless woman in just her panties tearing apart a Florida McDonald’s.

  The video shows the nude, extremely agitated lady start her tirade by screaming into the St. Petersburg restaurant’s kitchen before slamming her head onto the counter in a maniacal rage.

  After proceeding to furiously dump the contents of a refrigerator onto the floor as employees stare in disbelief, she sticks her head under the soft serve dispenser and helps herself to a face full of ice cream.

  The video is narrated by McDonald’s employees watching via CCTV, whose colorful commentary manages to add something to the already outrageous footage.”

 

Read more at The Daily Mail

Update: This news article provides more on Sandra Suarezthe crazed McDonald’s vandal …

” Sandra Suarez, 41, was arrested for criminal mischief and resisting an officer with violence after she was seen on surveillance cameras destroying items inside a McDonald’s located in Pinellas Park, Florida, reported NBC affiliate WFLA.”

 

Joe Biden’s Incredibly Awkward Sex Joke Has So Much TMI It Just Melted the Internet

 

 

 

 

 

 

” Vice President Joe Biden’s wife Jill is a community college teacher who intro’d her husband the American Association of Community Colleges like this: [Joe] “knows the value of a community college education––and not just because he’s married to a community college teacher.”

  Biden, being the smooth operator that he is, followed, “I think I’d have the same attitude, did I not sleep with a community college professor every night. The same one… the same one.” “

 

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Students Defend Teacher Accused In Wild Fistfight Caught On Cell Phone Video

 

 

 

 

 

 

” A video showing a teacher and wrestling coach at Santa Monica High School fighting with a student that was captured on cell phone video has gone viral.

  While the teacher and coach has been placed on leave, scores of students took to social media on Saturday to support him.

  In a letter to parents, Sandra Lyon, the superintendent of the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District, said the altercation happened in a classroom Friday morning.

“ A deeply disturbing incident involving a teacher and student occurred in a classroom at Santa Monica High School, resulting in the Santa Monica Police Department being called to the campus. A number of videos capturing at least a portion of the incident are circulating, and I can tell you that what I witnessed on one of those videos is utterly alarming,” Lyon wrote.

  Lyon added, “Based on what I have viewed, the kind of physical restraint used by the teacher is unacceptable. I have placed the teacher on leave pending the outcome of an independent investigation.” “

 

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Baltimore SWAT Team Locks School Down For Four Hours Over Student With Tripod

 

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” Baltimore police stormed a school in SWAT gear, locking it down for four hours before evacuating the students to another school after a journalism student was spotted with a tripod.

  The University of Maryland student should count his blessings he wasn’t shot to death considering his tripod was reported as being a gun.

Baltimore City Public Schools released the following statement, according to CBS.

“ This morning, KIPP Ujima Village Academy and KIPP Harmony were placed in heightened security status, based on a report of a possible intruder. Police responded and secured the building, while police and school staff together ensured the safety of all children and staff. After a thorough investigation, police determined that there was no intruder in the building or on school grounds.”

 

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Common Core Debate Leads To Mom’s Suspension From Son’s School

 

 

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” As California prepares to adopt the new state educational standards known as Common Core this fall, more parents are speaking out against them. Now one local mom says she was suspended from her son’s school for doing so.

” I was outraged,” 12-year-old Christopher Duran said.

  The boy couldn’t believe it when he found out his mom had been suspended from Mark Twain Elementary School.

” Why would the principal sign a withdrawal of consent to my mom, and furthermore, why would she send the police to the house?” Christopher asked.

  That withdrawal of consent, delivered by a police officer, banned Christopher’s mom from school for 14 days. Last week when we asked the school district why, they told us Katherine Duran was disrupting the school.

” It appears went a little too far with regards to how she distributed information at school sites, distributing information to children directly,” Sacramento City Unified School District spokesperson Gabe Ross said last Thursday.

” To blame me and say that I had personally handed a child that information on school property during school hours and disrupting the school. No, none of that is true,” Christopher’s mom Katherine O’Neal Duran said.”

 

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Gun Control Fail: New York’s ‘Assault Weapon’ Registration Is Loudly Miss-Firing As Deadline Nears

 

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”  April 15th, any New Yorker that owns an “assault weapon” is to have registered their gun, per the requirements of the New York SAFE act passed last year. But it’s looking more and more like a tiny percentage of New Yorkers are actually doing it.

  While the state of New York has not released actual firearms registration numbers, the rumors of registrations in the 3,000-5,000 range mean that 99% of those affected gun owners are refusing to comply with the law.

  Furthermore, gun manufacturers are already responding to the law by designing guns that carefully circumvent its specific requirements.”

 

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Judge Jeanine: ‘Obama Moves Tea Cups While Putin Moves Armored Tanks

 

 

 

 

Published on Mar 29, 2014

” Moments ago, Judge Jeanine unloaded on Obama saying that Obama is singlehandedly bringing about the decline of America as a world power. This in turn affects all American and has been going since Obama took office with the finger wagging, the red lines and removing economic sanctions against Iran and relying on Russia to broker a deal with Syria, letting 4 American die in Benghazi etc. Our enemies now see us as week and are emboldened. While Obama moves tea cups, Putin is moving tanks around. Obama has a pen and phone but Putin has a bunch of tanks.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9-Month Old Arrested: Toddler Arrested For Stoning Exposes Pakistan Legal Flaws

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

” A 9-month old was arrested in Pakistan for allegedly tossing rocks and has since been accused of attempted murder by “stoning.” The dubious apprehending of this mite-sized “criminal” underscores serious flaws in a specious legal system in Pakistan that seems bereft of any ability to protect basic human rights.

  Says Fox News on April 4: Muhammad Mosa Khan, a 9-month-old Pakistani boy, “sat on his father’s lap, sucking on a bottle during a court appearance where he and at least 30 others were charged with attempted murder.”

  Human rights abuses coupled with an anemic legal system have led to the mistreatment and deaths of thousands of Pakistanis.

  The Human Rights Watch (HRW), in their 2013 World Report, labeled Pakistan as having a “turbulent” year, highlighted via “attacks on civilians by militant groups, growing electricity shortages, rising food and fuel prices, and continuing political dominance of the military, which operates with almost complete impunity.”

  Dozens have been arrested and tortured under the country’s ill-defined blasphemy law, reports the HRW, including the 2012 arrest of mentally disabled girl, suffering from Down Syndrome, who allegedly burned the Quran.”

 

 

   Story continues here . Remind us again why Islamic culture should be considered equal to western culture when it propagates idiotic laws such as this .

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday Night Live Cold Open – GM Corruption And The CEO’s Testimony Before Congress

 

 

 

SNL Cold Open GM Hearings

 

 

 

” GM CEO Mary Barra discusses the transparency of the “New GM” and takes questions about the Chevy Cobalt’s defective ignition switch.
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Appearing:

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Taran Killam
Cecily Strong
Bobby Moynihan
Tags: Saturday Night Live, SNL, Anna Kendrick, Kate McKinnon, GM, Chevy Cobalt

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gowdy: Dem Rep. Complaints About Six-Figure Salary ‘Laughable’

 

 

 

 

 

 

” South Carolina Republican Rep. Trey Gowdy Friday called it “laughable” that lawmakers are underpaid, blasting veteran Virginia Democratic Rep. Jim Moran complaints about a six-figure salary for a job that’s “priceless.”

“ I know a lot of people in the world that are underpaid — in fact I live with one, who’s a schoolteacher,” Gowdy told FOX News host Greta Van Susteren in an interview posted by Mediaite.

“ But members of Congress are incredibly blessed … to have the jobs that we have. Nobody makes us run. Every two years we offer for public office, and if you don’t want to do it then don’t run.”

  Twenty-four-year veteran Moran, who is retiring at the end of the year, groused Thursday lawmakers are “underpaid” and that many cannot “afford to live decently.” 

  Gowdy called that hogwash. “The notion that you can make $174,000 in this country and be underpaid is laughable,” he added. “We are better off than 99.9 percent of the people we claim to work for. And I would be embarrassed to say that — given our job performance and our salary — that we are anything other than grossly overcompensated.” “

   Newsmax has the story on Jim Moran’s “laughable” notion that Congress is “underpaid” and Congressman Gowdy’s absolutely appropriate response .

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Celebrate Conformity!

 

 

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” On Wednesday, I wrote about the Mozilla CEO in trouble for a five-year-old donation to Proposition Eight, the successful California ballot measure that banned gay marriage – if only until America’s robed rulers declared the will of the people to be “unconstitutional”. Brandon Eich is a tech genius: Aside from co-founding Mozilla and creating Firefox, he also invented JavaScript. Apparently, the disgusting homophobic hatey-hatey-hateful belief that marriage is a sacrament between a man and a woman is not incompatible with knowing your way around a computer.

  Nevertheless, unlike Hollywood director Brett Ratner, Mr Eich declined to eat gay crow. And so yesterday he was fired. Mozilla’s chairwoman Mitchell Baker issued the usual tortured justification:

“Mozilla believes both in equality and freedom of speech. Equality is necessary for meaningful speech,” Baker said. “And you need free speech to fight for equality. Figuring out how to stand for both at the same time can be hard.”

  I heard a lot of this stuff during my free-speech battles in Canada. The country’s chief censor, the late Jennifer Lynch, QC, was willing to concede that free speech was certainly a right, but it was merely one in a whole range of competing rights – such as “equality” and “diversity” – that needed to be “balanced”. What the “balancing” boils down to is that you get fired if you are an apostate from the new progressive groupthink. Underneath the agonized prose, Mitchell Baker is a bare-knuckled thug.

~ It’s the thuggishness and bullying that ought to disgust people, even those who support gay marriage. My final appearances at National Review Online were a spat with my editor, Jason Lee Steorts, over “two jokes one can no longer tell on American television” that I quoted in a column on Phil Robertson’s suspension for “homophobia”. First, Bob Hope, touring the world in the year or so after the passage of the 1975 Consenting Adult Sex Bill:

“I’ve just flown in from California, where they’ve made homosexuality legal. I thought I’d get out before they make it compulsory.”

Second, Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin on stage in Vegas throughout the Sixties and Seventies:

Frank: “How do you make a fruit cordial?”

Dino: “Be nice to him.”

 

 

 

As usual Steyn’s take is priceless and a do not miss read.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Carter: ‘Inappropriate’ For U.S. To Block Member Of Terrorist Group From Entering Country

 

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” Former President Jimmy Carter yesterday said he is supportive of letting a known member of a terrorist group, Hamid Aboutalebi, into the United States as Iran’s newest ambassador to the United Nations.

  Aboutalebi was a member of the Muslim student group who held 52 Americans hostage at the U.S. Embassy in Tehran for more than a year beginning in 1979 during Carter’s presidency.

  When asked in an interview if the United States should block Aboutalebi’s entrance to U.N. headquarters in New York, Carter told radio station WTOP:  “You know, those were college students at that time, and I think that they have matured. …I think it would be inappropriate for the United States to try to block someone that Iran wanted to choose.”

  While Aboutalebi claims that he was not part of the initial hostage takeover, he admits that he was a part of the organization that carried it out. According to Iranian-American activist Banafesh Zand, Aboutalebi served as a translator at a news conference hosted by the militant group just weeks after the takeover. He was 22 years old at the time.”

 

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