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This Is The New Normal: UC Santa Cruz Liberals Declare Mainstream Republicans Nazis And A Threat To Their Safety For Simply Existing

SHTFplan.com - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 18:54

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A meeting of the College Republicans at the University of California, Santa Cruz was taken over and subsequently shut down by hard-left students who literally screamed that the groups very existence was a threat to their safety.

The leftist group initially organized the effort to derail the free speech of Republicans on campus in a Facebook post that openly called for shutting down the groups “right of assembly” while also labeling mainline conservatives as white supremacists and fascists.

“White Supremacist, fascist-sympathizing College Republicans are having a meeting at McHenry library, room 0332. Everybody be aware of this violent racist activity happening everyday on this campus!” wrote a student. “We need a movement of people on this campus that rejects the ‘right of assembly,’ or ‘right of free speech’ for white supremacists and fascists.”

The group then went through with their social media threats, banging on the meetings door and eventually barging into the room to full on disrupt the peaceful meeting while screaming about fascists, racists, and white supremacists. Remember, this was a meeting of mainline conservatives.

Details published by Campus Reform include the fact that the leftist group refused to have any sort of dialogue with the College Republicans.

According to the UCSC College Republicans, their offers to discuss the concerns of the protesters were met with exclamations that “dialogue is violence,” after which the protesters called the club’s presence a “threat to the library” and demanded that the CR members vacate the space immediately.

The protesters even reportedly berated library staff members when they refused to shut down the pre-approved meeting. One staff member eventually asked the CR members to leave in order to end the disturbance, but meeting attendees chose to respond by sitting quietly and refusing to leave the area.

One student protester laughably ran out of the meeting hysterically screaming about nonexistent “Nazis downstairs”.

The commotion culminated in one of the student activists running out into the main library area screaming that there were “Nazis downstairs,” but while the gimmick drew several spectators, many of them expressed indignation at the actions of the protestors.  

“As a Democrat, I am embarrassed that some people on the left act this way,” remarked Phil Leonard Vogel, creator of the moderate campus news publication City on a Phil. “They give all of us a terrible name.”

After nearly two hours, school officials eventually called the police, who reportedly arrested three of the protesters.

Unbelievably, one of the protesters even claimed that the groups very existence was a disturbance. You truly can’t make this stuff up.

“Your existence is a disturbance, your existence is a disturbance to every marginalized person in this country.”

This is apparently what it means to be a liberal (at least for some) in the year 2017.

Rep Wilson reacts to John Kelly’s emotional speech by laughing it off

The Blaze - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 18:15

The controversy over what President Trump said to the widow of a fallen soldier continues with Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-Fla.) laughing off the criticism from White House chief of staff John Kelly in a compelling speech earlier Thursday.

Here’s the video of Rep. Wilson laughing:

Why is she laughing?

Wilson appeared to be mocking the White House and John Kelly in an interview Thursday with a local news station.

“You mean to tell me that I’ve become so important that the White House is following me and my words?” she said.

“This is amazing!” she added, laughing. “That’s amazing. I’ll have to tell my kids that I’m a rock star now.”

John Kelly explained in a poignant speech his own experience of losing a son who was in the military. He added that he was stunned a representative would listen in on a call from the president, something he said should be considered sacred.

What is the controversy?

The controversy came when Wilson claimed that Trump told the widow that her deceased husband “knew what he was getting into,” and that the insensitive statement was an insult to the widow. Trump responded by saying she was fabricating the event, and that he had not insulted the widow. The mother of the widow agreed with Wilson’s version of the story, but John Kelly corroborated Trump’s story.

TTAG Daily Digest: Redesigning the Conversation, Conservatives for Registration and Pushing “Murder Insurance”

The Truth About Guns - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 18:00

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‘Treason’: BLM activist who spoke at Trump rally is shunned by his own people

The Blaze - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 17:40

You may remember Walter “Hawk” Newsome. If the name is unfamiliar, he’s the Black Lives Matter activist who spoke at a pro-Trump rally in Washington, D.C., in September.

The reaction to his speech at the event was overwhelmingly positive in the media; it was portrayed as an example of two seemingly polar opposite sides finding some common ground during a time of extreme division in our nation.

There was, however, a segment of the population that had a real problem with what Newsome did that day — the people on his own side.

‘Tokenized by white supremacists’

Where Newsome and much of the nation saw a moment of productive unity, members of Black Lives Matter and other affiliated organizations saw what amounted to “treason.”

“What Hawk and [Black Lives Matter of Greater New York] did in one photo-op was dismantle a lot of the work that our groups have been doing for f—ing years,” activist Kimberly Ortiz of NYC Shut It Down said back in September.

Others shared Ortiz’s feelings.

“He has done a lot of work with us,” Chris Valencia, an activist for Hoods 4 Justice, said to Vice News. “It’s unfortunate that somebody who is very well educated [and] could represent the community from a more radical perspective had to stoop to being tokenized by white supremacists.”

No regrets

Despite being labeled a traitor by many Black Lives Matter activists and chapters, and being accused of “normalizing” white supremacists, Newsome doesn’t regret his decision to speak at the Trump rally that day.

“I’m not going to just give those people over to Trump without a fight,” Newsome told Vice News. “I’m truly sorry that I let people down. But this isn’t the first idea that I’ve had that was a break from the norm where people didn’t see the vision initially, but then were able to understand what I was doing later.”

(H/T Vice News)

On Scene Investigator BANNED From Mandalay Bay, MGM, For Life After Uncovering Shocking Details Surrounding Las Vegas Attack

SHTFplan.com - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 17:11

This report was originally published by Shepard Ambellas at Intellihub.

The site of the Route 91 music festival mass shooting is seen outside the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas

A comprehensive investigation with pictures from inside the Mandalay Bay after the Las Vegas shooting leads to investigator being banned by the hotel itself. 

An independent investigator working on the Las Vegas shooting case was staying at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino when he was abruptly and ‘formally trespassed from all MGM Resorts International Properties’, all within 24 hours of his check-in.

The investigator, who wishes to remain anonymous, goes by “@Nick_Falco” on Twitter and has posted a series of tweets confirming his claims that he was indeed banned from the property ‘for life’ by MGM management around 7:30 p.m. Saturday evening.

Falco told Intellihub exclusively that he received a phone call from the front desk of Mandalay Bay shortly before 7:30 p.m. in which a female operator instructed him to answer his hotel room door where four men (two armed guards, a security guy, and an FBI agent) simultaneously met him. Falco was then told to pack up his belongings before the FBI agent conducted a subsequent inspection of his room.

Soon after the independent investigator says that he was escorted over to the main entrance of the Mandalay Bay where a security guard stood him in front of a camera and verbally read him the trespass.

During Falco’s visit, he was able to prove that the leaked online version of Stephen Paddock’s room service receipt was, in fact, “authentic” after comparing it to a receipt he himself received after ordering room service Saturday morning.

Doing a better job than most actual career journalists, Falco also reported that “there’s a surveillance camera in each main elevator” of the Mandalay Bay and added that there is “nowhere to hide.”

During his short-lived investigation, Falco dispelled online rumors that ‘Paddock used his girlfriend’s employee ID to access the fright elevator’ which is inaccurate because the buildings freight elevator doors are not secured nor do they have a sign posted on them restricting the general public from entering or using them.

‘Some People have said Paddock used service elevator w his girlfriend’s ID — this is FALSE,’ Falco tweeted.

In his barrage of tweets, Falco makes clear: ‘Service elevators aren’t prohibited from guests. No signs. No locks.’

“There are visible surveillance cameras in all service elevators,” Falco notes.

Moreover, the freight elevator is located a good distance from Paddock’s suite. It’s past the main elevators and nearly all of the way down to the end of an adjoining hallway. It’s quite a trek.

The elevator in question is located across the hall from the red dot on the diagram that’s included in the following tweet:

In the diagram above, you can also see where Paddock’s suite was located (it’s to the far right). Just outside Paddock’s suite is a stairwell which police say was barricaded. It’s very close.

The following video shows the vantage that Paddock would have had overlooking the venue.

The video proves that Paddock would have had a clear shot at the fuel tanks from his room (32-135) which raises questions about the official story which purports that Paddock broke out the second window in the adjoining room to fire at the fuel tanks.

Although Falco tells Intellihub he is no conspiracy theorist and likes to ‘stick to the facts,’ he captured an image of the TVs which come equipped in all Mandalay Bay rooms.

“Samsung Smart TV in all rooms,” he tweeted. “In @wikileaks #Vault7 release these are compromised listening devices by CIA. I unplugged mine immediately.”

‘There are at least 3 Samsung Smart TVs in Paddock’s suite,’ Falco tweeted. “Everything could be recorded by CIA or maybe even MGM?”

And take note of MGM’s privacy policy which Falco notes in tweet number 12 of 14.

From MGM Resorts official website:

Wi-Fi and Location Information. When you use Wi-Fi services we make available at MGM Resorts, we might collect information (directly or through third parties) about the websites you visit, the type of device and browser you are using, your device identification number, your precise physical location, bandwidth used, session time, etc.

Even if you choose not to use Wi-Fi services we make available at MGM Resorts, we may still collect information concerning the precise physical location of your mobile device within and around MGM Resorts for non-marketing purposes.  With notice or your consent (and regardless of whether you use Wi-Fi service we make available at MGM Resorts), we might also collect information about the precise physical location of your mobile device within and around MGM Resorts for marketing purposes.

“Falco tweeted: “MGM admits that they track your location through your phone whether or not Wifi is used! Heavy surveillance!” However, he questions how Paddock got “23 rifles” up to his room if surveillance actually exists.

Additionally, Falco told Intellihub that not one of the four men who escorted him out of his room would provide any form of identification or business card nor did the front desk provide him with a signed copy of the trespass.

Shepard Ambellas is an opinion journalist, analyst, and the founder and editor-in-chief of Intellihub News & Politics (Intellihub.com). Shepard is also known for producing Shade: The Motion Picture (2013) and appearing on Travel Channel’s America Declassified (2013). Shepard is a regular contributor to Infowars. Read more from Shep’s World. Follow Shep on Facebook. Subscribe to Shep’s YouTube channel.

Israeli Firearms Model on Vegas Shooting: “I Hope the Government Finds a Way to Take Care of it”

The Truth About Guns - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 17:00

For reasons that surely have nothing to do with pandering to a male audience, just as this article avoids that charge, timesofisrael.com has published a feature on “not just another gun...

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“Maximum Devastation” Homeland Security Chief Says ISIS Is Planning To Bring Down Planes In “New 9/11” Style Attack

SHTFplan.com - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 16:51

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ISIS is currently plotting a “new 9/11” style attack that would once again see American planes brought down in order to cause “maximum devastation” warned acting Homeland Security Chief Elaine Duke.

Speaking during a stop at the US embassy in London, Duke claimed that recent intelligence has shown that the terror group wants a “big explosion” like that of 9/11 rather than the horrific but geopolitically minor attacks seen in recent years.

“The terrorist organizations, be it ISIS or others, want to have the big explosion like they did on 9/11 . They want to take down aircraft, the intelligence is clear on that,” Duke said before going on to also warn that ISIS has in no means abandoned smaller scale attacks.

“However, in the interim they need to keep their finances flowing and they need to keep their visibility high and they need to keep their members engaged, so they are using small plots and they are happy to have small plots.”

Duke went on to add that the increase in smaller scale terror such as van or knife attacks doesn’t mean the group has given up on aviation.

“Creating terror is their goal and so a van attack, a bladed weapon attack, causes terror and continues to disrupt the world – but does not mean they’ve given up on a major aviation plot.”

According to the UK’s Mirror, Duke went on to say:

Mrs Duke went on to add that terrorists could use a laptop to blow up an aircraft – and is just one of many threats facing airlines all over the world.

She added that it was important to target terrorists in their homes, keep them moving and fearful of attack, therefore allowing them less time to sit and work on bigger plots.

She said: “We have worked on some strong measures that we can’t talk about. We are trying to play the away game and that is working against them in their terrorist safe havens and homes.

“We do have some terrorist groups on the move, you just saw the take-over of Raqqa and so if we can keep them declining and moving they have less time to sit and prepare.”

In the past most in the alternative media would question whether information coming form the homeland security chief should be trusted so despite the fact that Donald Trump is obviously president there always runs the risk that information such as this could be used to sway and scare the public into accepting further wars.

With that being said, we do know that ISIS is the real deal and has conducted actual terror attacks that haven’t seemed to be helped along by western intelligence agencies so they very well could be attempting to duplicate 9/11/.

One has to also wonder if those on the left will continue to remain unwilling to acknowledge the very real danger presented by the terror group out of a pathetic fear of spreading Islamophobia.

Axon Citizen: “A New Public Evidence Submission Portal For U.S. Law Enforcement”

The Truth About Guns - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 16:00

After the Las Vegas concert shooting, the Clarke County Sheriff’s office asked the general public to share any and all video footage of the incident. Such evidence has become increasingly...

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Mike Pence left an NFL game in protest, now Dems want him to pay for it

The Blaze - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 15:50

Vice President Mike Pence attended an Indianapolis Colts game earlier this month, and then quickly left the game in protest after some players kneeled during the national anthem.

Now, some House Democrats are demanding that Pence reimburse the Treasury for the money it cost him to make that trip, which some dismissed as nothing more than a political stunt.

‘Costly publicity stunt’

A letter, signed by Ruben Gallego, Ted Lieu, Pramila Jayapal, Jamie Raskin and Brendan Boyle, can be read here.

Some excerpts:

“We are writing in response to your office’s use of taxpayer funding to orchestrate a costly publicity stunt at a National Football League (NFL) game on October 8th, an act which was then employed by the Trump-Pence reelection campaign for the purpose of soliciting donations. Given the inappropriate nature of this conduct, we strongly urge you to instruct your campaign to reimburse the Treasury for the full cost of your travel and expenses that day.”

“Flying across the country and back at taxpayer expense simply to enter and then immediately depart a football stadium serves no discernible public interest.”

“Again, given the appearance of serious impropriety in this matter, we request that you instruct the Trump-Pence campaign to immediately reimburse the Treasury for the full cost of your wasteful, unnecessary trip to Indianapolis.”

One estimate has the cost of the trip as approximately $242,500.

How the event played out

Pence tweeted that he was at the game, accompanied by a photo that was from 2014.

He left shortly after, with a statement about his reasons.

Later, the president tweeted that Pence left the game at his request.

OX Ranch, Texas: The World’s Greatest Bachelor Party Destination

The Truth About Guns - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 15:00

Bachelor parties. Strippers and hangovers? Before you and your friends waste your money on the same old pre-marital revelry, let me ask you a simple question: are you man enough?...

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Coaches are upset that this championship team hasn’t gotten a White House invite

The Blaze - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 14:56

Most conversation about championship sports teams visiting the White House recently has been about who doesn’t want to go, or who didn’t show up.

In the case of the NCAA champion South Carolina women’s basketball team, however, coaches are wondering where the invitation is.

A ‘slap in the face?’

Every NCAA women’s basketball champion since 1983 has been invited to the White House, as is tradition for championship teams in major professional and college sports leagues.

But, more than six months after South Carolina beat Mississippi State to win the first national championship in program history, the Gamecocks have not been invited.

Coaches in the Southeastern Conference expressed their displeasure about the situation during the SEC’s women’s basketball media day Thursday.

Vanderbilt coach Stephanie White: “From someone who has had that experience and understanding what that experience means and for [South Carolina head coach] Dawn [Staley] and their team, it’s kind of slap in the face. It bothers me for them. I think when you’re inviting every other champion, it’s a slap in the face. It bothers me for them because they deserve that opportunity, if that opportunity is presented to everyone else.”

Tennessee coach Holly Warlick: “We enjoyed the White House. I hope that if Dawn wants to go and take her team, I hope she gets that opportunity. It’s a special time.”

Louisiana State coach Nikki Fargas: “They should be given the opportunity to [visit the White House]. It’s something that every team before them has been able to do. Why now? Change in leadership? I don’t know.”

What did South Carolina’s coach say?

Dawn Staley, South Carolina’s head coach, avoided directly addressing the situation. Instead, she spoke about her appreciation for her fellow coaches’ sentiments, and for their ability to speak freely.

“Our coaches in our league stand up for what’s right,” Staley said. “The fact that they can speak out on it, it’s a great thing. It’s what America is all about, being able to exercise your First Amendment right.

“What I am most looking forward to is getting an invitation to the NCAA tournament in 2018. That’s more important.”

(H/T USA Today)

Monica Lewinsky tweets ‘#MeToo,’ gets slammed by Bill Clinton accuser Juanita Broaddrick

The Blaze - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 14:36

Monica Lewinsky joined the “#MeToo” movement started by actress Alyssa Milano who asked Twitter users to respond with that message if they had been subject to unwelcome advances.

Lewinsky, best known for her affair with then-President Bill Clinton while working as a White House intern in the 1990s, posted her tweet on Sunday.

Juanita Broaddrick, who has long accused Clinton of raping her in the 1970s, lashed out at Lewinsky on Thursday for marking herself as a victim of sexual harassment or assault, Fox News reported.

What happened in the ’90s with Clinton?

Several women have accused Clinton of sexual misconduct, dating back to his tenure as governor of Arkansas. Clinton has admitted only to having consensual relations with Lewinsky and Gennifer Flowers and denied Broaddrick’s allegation through a lawyer back in the ’90s, Fox News reported. (CNN’s chronology breaks down the Clinton-Lewinsky saga.)

What did the Lewinsky and Broaddrick tweets say?

In almost back-to-back tweets on Thursday, Broaddrick slammed Lewinsky for her silence more than two decades ago.

Also, in a tweet pinned to the top of Broaddrick’s Twitter account, she accused Hillary Clinton of trying to silence her from speaking out about the alleged rape.

 

Reports: Helicopters May Have Been Used During Las Vegas Massacre, Heavily Armed Men Seen Gearing Up Near Helicopter On Night Of Attack

The Daily Sheeple - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 14:36

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A shocking series of videos have been released over the last week that have many believing that multiple helicopters were used during the attack on the Route 91 music festival in Las Vegas that left 58 dead and over 500 injured.

While it is obviously impossible at this time to conclusively say anything did or didn’t happen during the attack, the fact that authorities have openly lied multiple times about the massacre increases the likelihood that they are covering up something big.

Could the cover-up involve the fact that helicopter “gunships” fired down into the crowd of concert goers while other shooters conducted attacks on the ground as reported by 5 different witnesses?

The following series of videos, at the very least, paint a picture of this being a shockingly real possibility.

Most researchers and readers of alternative media were first introduced to the possibility that helicopters were used in the attack after a video was released that seemed to show muzzles flashes coming from a helicopter that is aimed in the direction of the crowd.

As I reported early this week, “In an investigation where each day seemingly gets weirder than the last, the latest shocking revelation in the ongoing cover-up of what actually happened during the Las Vegas Massacre comes in the form of video footage that may prove that victims of the attack were fired upon from the air.”

“Astonishingly, new footage has emerged that may show muzzle flashes coming from the helicopter in what looks to be evidence that a team was firing into the crowd from the air on that fateful night.”

While the above video is important in its own right, researchers then began to analyze other video footage from the night and amazingly also found possible evidence of helicopters being used in the attack.

An in-depth investigation of one of the more viewed videos of the attack as it happened seems to also provide more proof. It is important to listen to the following video multiple times as the evidence can be hard to hear.

Another researcher took the time to analyze the first footage that shows muzzle flashes coming from a helicopter near the scene of the attack.

In what can only be described as a “WTF video” the following footage seems to literally show a team of unknown soldiers gearing up next to a helicopter near the Route 91 concert.

As Shepard Ambellas noted, “The 14-second clip shows several heavily armed men with belt-fed weapons gearing up for one of two things — either an aerial assault on the Route 91 crowd or an interception of the shooter who’s already in a helicopter. The men can be seen preparing to take off in the helicopter that just landed! But the question is, were they loading up before or after the shooting took place?”

“What time was this video captured? Who were these men? What agency is the helicopter in the background registered to? Are those guns M239 SAWs?”

It is important to remember that at this point it is simply not possible to “conclusively” prove something did or didn’t happen during the attack due to the fact that we know authorities are lying while at the same time hoarding most of the evidence needed to find out the truth.

What do you think? Were helicopters used during the horrific Las Vegas massacre?

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In emotional press briefing, John Kelly blasts controversy surrounding Trump’s call to Army widow

The Blaze - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 14:21

White House chief of staff John Kelly gave a detailed statement about what happens to fallen servicemen and women, and defended President Donald Trump’s conversations with Gold Star families Thursday during remarks to reporters at a press briefing.

Kelly’s remarks followed Florida Democratic Rep. Frederica Wilson’s claim that Trump was disrespectful to the widow of an Army sergeant who was killed during an attack in Niger earlier this month.

What did Wilson say?

Politico reported that Wilson told reporters this week that Trump told Myeshia Johnson, Sgt. La David Johnson’s widow, in a phone call that her husband knew what he signed up for. Wilson called the remark insensitive.

Johnson’s mother, Cowanda Jones-Johnson, told The Washington Post that “President Trump did disrespect my son and my daughter and also me and my husband.”

What did Kelly say?

Kelly, whose son, 2nd Lt. Robert Kelly, was killed in Afghanistan in 2010 at the age of 29, said most Americans don’t know what takes place after a service member dies in combat.

“Their buddies wrap them up in whatever passes as a shroud, puts them on a helicopter as a routine and sends them home,” he said, adding:

Their first stop along the way is when they are packed in ice, typically at the airhead, and then they’re flown to usually Europe, where they’re then are packed in ice again and flown to Dover Air Force Base, where Dover takes care of their remains, embalms them, meticulously dresses them in their uniform with the metals that they’ve earned, the emblems of their service and then puts them on another airplane linked up to the casualty officer escort that takes them home.

Kelly said that a casualty officer will then visit the service member’s next of kin, where they will “break the heart of a family member and stays with that family until, well for a long, long time, even after the internment.”

He said that he was “stunned” and “brokenhearted” when he saw the controversy surrounding Trump’s phone call, and blasted Wilson’s comments.

“A member of Congress who listened in on a phone call from the president of the United States to a young wife, and in his way tried to express that opinion that he’s a brave man, a fallen hero,” Kelly said. “He knew what he was getting himself into because he enlisted — there’s no reason to enlist, he enlisted — and he was where he wanted to be, exactly where he wanted to be with exactly the people he wanted to be with when his life was taken. That was the message. That was the message that was transmitted.”

Kelly added, “It stuns me that a member of Congress would’ve listened in on that conversation. Absolutely stuns me. And I thought at least that was sacred.”

Kelly said phone calls to Gold Star families by the president are “about the most difficult thing you could imagine.”

“There’s no perfect way to make that phone call, when I took this job and talked to President Trump about how to do it, my first recommendation was he not do it because it’s not the phone call that parents, family members are looking forward to,” Kelly said. “It’s nice to do in my opinion, in any event.”

Kelly said that former President Barack Obama did not call his family after his son’s death.

“That was not a criticism,” Kelly said, adding that presidents generally write letters rather than call.

Kelly said Trump “bravely” decided to call anyway.

“He called four people the other day and expressed his condolences in the best way that he could,” Kelly said.

Becoming emotional, Kelly said he told Trump what his best friend told him in the wake of his son’s death.

“He said, ‘Kel, he was doing exactly what he wanted to do when he was killed. He knew what he was getting into by joining that 1 percent. He knew what the possibilities were, because we’re at war,'” Kelly said. “And when he died — in the four cases we’re talking about in Niger and my son’s case in Afghanistan — when he died, he was surrounded by the best men on this Earth, his friends. That’s what the president tried to say to four families the other day.”

Kelly expressed frustration with the story, saying, “When I was a kid growing up, a lot of things were sacred in our country.”

“Women were sacred and looked upon with great honor. That’s obviously not the case anymore as we’ve seen from recent cases,” Kelly said, alluding to recent allegations of sexual assault in Hollywood and other industries. “Life — the dignity of life — was sacred, that’s gone. Religion, that seems to be gone as well. Gold Star families, I think that left in the convention over the summer. I just thought the selfless devotion that brings a man or a woman to die on the battlefield I just thought that that might be sacred.”

Kelly said he spent an hour and a half in Arlington National Cemetery to collect his thoughts “among the finest men and women on this earth.”

“Went over there for an hour and a half, walked among the stones, some of whom I put there because they were doing what I told them to do when they were killed,” he said.

Kelly again hit “the selfish behavior by a member of Congress.”

“So I still hope as you write your stories and I appeal to America that let’s not let this maybe last thing that’s held sacred in our society, a young man, young woman going out and giving his or her life for our country, let’s try to somehow keep that sacred,” he said.

Girl Breaks Her Own Piggy Bank To Start Milk Fund For Classmate

The Daily Sheeple - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 14:00

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Thanks to the kindness of one little girl, a class of Michigan kindergartners won’t have to worry about whether or not they have enough money to buy some milk at lunch.

Sunshine Oelfke, a 5-year-old girl from Ishpeming, Michigan, decided to break open her piggy bank when she realized that a friend in her kindergarten class at Birchview Elementary School didn’t have money to buy milk. According to WXYZ, Sunshine’s sweetness brought her grandmother to tears.

“I was sitting my chair just doing some work … and Sunshine brought out her piggy banks and dumped them on the floor next to me. She just started counting,” Jackie Oelfke said. “She counted her money, then put it in baggies, then put it in her backpack. She said she was taking it to school for her friend … because her friend’s mom doesn’t have milk money.”

Oelfke said she didn’t want to discourage Sunshine’s spirit, so the pair met with her teacher and agreed she could use $30 of her own money to help buy the other girl’s milk, which costs 45 cents per carton, according to CBS News. It turned out there were some other kids in the class who couldn’t afford milk either, and Sunshine wanted to help them all.

“[Sunshine] said, ‘It’s not right that [I] have milk money and she doesn’t’,” Oelfke said in her Facebook video. “I can’t give everybody milk money but what do I do for Sunshine? Because I can’t tell Sunshine she can’t help somebody.”

After further questioning from Sunshine about why they couldn’t provide milk for the entire class, Oelfke said she planned on donating her commissions from her job selling Younique cosmetics that month to help the entire class get milk. But wanting to help even more, Oelfke then came up with the idea to start a GoFundMe page on October 6, with the initial goal of raising $700 to cover the cost of milk for the entire class for a semester. The page ended up raising more than $7,000, with donations from at least 300 people as of October 18.

“At this point, Sunshine has earned enough money for the entire class to have milk (if they choose) for second semester,” Oelfke wrote in an update on the GoFundMe page Monday. She also said her granddaughter’s kindness made her realize some hard truths. “I feel really naive because you forget that this is an issue. We’re doing OK and Sunshine always has milk money,” Oelfke said in her Facebook video before the GoFundMe page was started. “But for her, at the age of 5, to realize that there are other kids that don’t get something as simple as milk for snack … She’s so genuine.”

Sunshine was originally saving her money to buy a snowmobile, but she decided that helping others was more important. This one little girl has more compassion in her little heart than ten adults.

Please go here to donate to the milk fund.

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Hands On With Urban Carry’s New REVO Modular Holster System

The Truth About Guns - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 14:00

Urban Carry has just released their new REVO Modular Holster System, which they’re hoping will revolutionize the holster market in more ways than one. TTAG got our hands on a...

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Discovery Of Cave On Moon Raises Hope For Lunar Human Habitation

SHTFplan.com - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 14:00

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Japan’s space agency said it has discovered an enormous cave beneath the lunar surface that could be turned into an exploration base for astronauts.  It appears to be the perfect spot for humans to colonize the moon.

The discovery, made by Japan’s Selenological and Engineering Explorer (Selene) probe, comes as several countries compete to follow the United States in sending manned missions to the moon. Using a radar sounder system that can examine underground structures, the orbiter initially found an opening 50 meters wide and 50 meters deep, prompting speculation that there could be a larger hollow. Scientists at the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (Jaxa) confirmed the presence of the cave after examining the hole using radio waves.

According to The Guardian, the chasm appears to be structurally sound and its rocks may contain ice or water deposits that could be turned into fuel, according to data sent back by the orbiter, nicknamed Kaguya after the moon princess in a Japanese fairytale. Jaxa believes that the cave, located from a few dozen meters to 200 meters beneath an area of volcanic domes known as the Marius Hills on the moon’s near side, is a lava tube created during volcanic activity about 3.5 billion years ago.

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The agency said the chamber could be used as a base for astronauts and their equipment because it would protect them from extreme temperatures. Lunar temperatures range from an average of 107 Celcius during the day to -153 Celcius at night, and radiation from the sun’s ultraviolet rays it extremely dangerous.

“We’ve known about these locations that were thought to be lava tubes … but their existence has not been confirmed until now,” said Junichi Haruyama, a senior researcher at Jaxa. Lava tubes “might be the best candidate sites for future lunar bases, because of their stable thermal conditions and potential to protect people and instruments from micrometeorites and cosmic ray radiation,” Haruyama said. “The same stable and protected environment that would benefit future human explorers also makes them an enticing target for scientific study. Careful examination of their interiors could provide unique insights concerning the evolutionary history of the moon.”

“We haven’t actually seen the inside of the cave itself so there are high hopes that exploring it will offer more details,” Haruyama said. China, Russia, India, and the United States have made successful unmanned moon landings, but the US is the only country to have put humans on the lunar surface.  But that could all change in the very near future, as nations look to build colonies for people on the moon.

 

Roseanne says she ‘drank too much,’ started spat with liberal Rob Reiner over ‘all that Russian BS’

The Blaze - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 13:50

It may come as a shock to some, but iconic TV star Roseanne Barr has been leaning right in the face of ultra-liberal Hollywood for quite some time.

So it’s not too surprising that Barr — who’s never seemed fearful in the least about speaking her mind — tweeted Wednesday that she started a spat with none other than liberal filmmaker Rob Reiner over “all that Russian BS.”

Oh yeah, Barr added that she “drank too much” prior to the encounter.

Anyway, Rosie said that Reiner — who’s on the advisory board of the Committee to Investigate Russia and is no fan of Republican President Donald Trump — wasn’t keen on sticking around for the end of the scene.

She added:

Reiner was mum Thursday on his Twitter page regarding Barr’s claims, but he could’ve had it worse: At least Archie didn’t interrupt his meal.

For more on Barr, here’s an interview she gave to the Rubin Report last year. (Content warning: Profanity):

(H/T: Consequence of Sound)

Dems Want “Full Blown Regulation” Of ALL Political Content On The Internet, Openly Trying to “Intimidate” Americans Who Read Alternative Media

The Daily Sheeple - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 13:30

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In yet another stunning example of the left openly floating the idea of using the government to stifle free speech on the internet, the former Democratic chair of the FEC has written a piece that essentially calls for the regulation of ALL political content on the internet while threatening the American people with lawsuits if they fail to comply.

Ann Ravel, who led the FEC under the Obama Administration and now is a lecturer at Berkeley, co-authored the piece with Abby K. Wood, a professor at the University of California, and a student at USC Gould School of Law, Irina Dykhne. The shocking proposal by the trio uses the purposefully undefined term, “disinformation” as the reasoning behind what would be an unprecedented crackdown on free speech by both the government and media platforms across the web.

In the proposal, government regulators would target Americans who shared stories that were deemed “fake news”, even going as far as to threaten them with libels suits if they shared the “disputed” content after a warning from the “acceptable speech overseers.”

The entire proposal is a must read but some of the more shocking segments include: (take note that this is indeed a direct threat to sue Americans who share content the establishment has labeled disinformation)

Educate social media users. Social media users can unintentionally spread disinformation when they interact with it in their newsfeeds. Depending on their security settings, their entire online social network can see items that they interact with (by “liking” or commenting), even if they are expressing their opposition to the content. Social media users should not interact with disinformation in their feeds at all (aside from flagging it for review by third party fact checkers). Government should require platforms to regularly remind social media users about not interacting with disinformation.

Similarly, after a social media user clicks “share” on a disputed item (if the platforms do not remove them and only label them as disputed), government can require that the user be reminded of the definition of libel against a public figure. Libel of public figures requires “actual malice”, defined as knowledge of falsity or reckless disregard for the truth. Sharing an item that has been flagged as untrue might trigger liability under libel laws.

Ravel also makes clear that this isn’t just about highly produced political ads rather it includes free photo-shopped memes that any average citizen could post. On top of that, to enforce this draconian government takeover, these authoritarian liberals want to use the U.S. Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network.

The money involved in online political advertising is more diffuse than ad buys on traditional media. Like traditional ads, some ads produced for the Internet have high production costs. Others, like memes, are free to create. Unlike television and radio ads, some online ads are placed for free. Posting an ad to one’s Facebook Page, or tweeting it into a politically active social network in hopes it goes viral, costs nothing. Advertisers might pay a platform to promote the ad and place it in certain users’ newsfeeds. They might also buy “likes”, “shares”, and “retweets” outside of the platforms, from “troll farms” and “sock puppets”, which are humans who create false profiles and boost content, or from “bot armies”, which are machines mimicking human behavior to boost content.

Finally, tracing the money involved in online political advertising is difficult, particularly when it comes from abroad. Our existing campaign finance enforcer, the Federal Election Commission, is not set up for complicated money tracing and data analysis. Any legislation that results from the current public interest in disinformation advertising should include an allocation of investigation and enforcement power to an agency that is better equipped to conduct the kinds of investigations that can trace money spent online and sometimes across borders, as well.

The U.S. Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FINCEN) is an agency that has the expertise and capabilities necessary to enforce restrictions on disinformation advertising, though it cannot enforce in this realm without congressional authorization to do so. Congress should either authorize it to act or model a new investigative body on FINCEN.

Republican FEC Commissioner Lee Goodman immediately spoke out against the proposal, telling The Washington Examiner that, “Ann’s proposal is full blown regulation of all political content, even discussion of issues, posted at any time, for free or for a fee, on any online platform, from Facebook to the NewYorkTimes.com.”

“A fatal flaw of Ann’s proposal is that it cannot define what is, or is not, ‘disinformation’ in a political message. Nevertheless, it proposes to tag threats of libel lawsuits and liability to thousands of American citizens who might want to retweet or forward a message that somebody else subjectively considers to be ‘disinformational.’ I call that the big chill,” Goodman continued.

Make no mistake, this isn’t actually about fighting foreign governments attempts at meddling in American elections. This is nothing more than a transparent attempt by the establishment to cut off the peoples access to independent news outlets that the powers that be have deemed “disinformation.” In other words, any news outlet willing to publish information that doesn’t strictly line up with the establishment narrative.

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Silencers Aren’t Silent!

The Firearm Blog - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 13:30

In this episode of TFBTV, James addresses another myth that has spread in popularity lately due to a number of highly publicized political stories: Is the silencer truly silent? Or does it just suppress noise? Does it really make that “pew pew” sound like in the movies? This video specifically addresses use in a higher-powered […]

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