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Father of Nicole Brown Simpson Dies

July 4, 2014 - 10:47pm
NBC News, by Phil Helsel Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- Sat, 05 52 2014 03:52:58 GMT The father of Nicole Brown Simpson died Thursday after battling a lengthy illness, his family announced Friday. Louis Brown Jr., 90, whose ex'son'in'law O.J. Simpson was accused of murdering Nicole Brown Simpson in 1994, died with his family at his side, a family spokeswoman said in a statement. O.J. Simpson, 66, currently in prison on a 2008 robbery conviction, was acquitted of his wife’s murder in 1995 after a closely'followed trial. Louis Brown would go on to form the Nicole Brown Charitable Foundation after his daughter’s death, which is an organization that helps victims of domestic violence.

Vox: Pro'Life Movement Winning

July 4, 2014 - 8:47pm
Breitbart Big Journalism, by Dr. Susan Berry Posted By: mitzi- Sat, 05 16 2014 02:16:25 GMT The left'wing online publication Vox finds the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in the Hobby Lobby case to be part of a “deeper trend” in a nation that has made an “unprecedented” turn to a pro'life stance. Writing at Vox, Sarah Kliff notes that, since 2010, “states have moved aggressively to restrict access to abortion and taken new steps to defund family planning programs. Advocates on both sides of the issue describe the wave of changes as unprecedented.” Also affirming the success of the pro'life movement is Elizabeth Nash of the pro'choice Guttmacher Institute. “Abortion access has changed dramatically,” said Nash,

14 shot as holiday weekend begins: ´It´s like an everyday normal thing´

July 4, 2014 - 8:47pm
Chicago Tribune, by Peter Nickeas, Michelle Manchir* Posted By: JoniTx- Sat, 05 04 2014 02:04:09 GMT At least 14 people have been shot in Chicago at the start of the long holiday weekend, including a woman killed as she sat on a porch near Garfield Park and a man slain in front of a hair salon on the South Side, police said. Most recently, a person has been shot tonight in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side, police said. It happened at 6:36 p.m. in the 6700 block of South Wolcott Avenue, according to police. Check back for details. Shambreyh R. Barfield, 21, was sitting with a friend at a two'flat in the 3800 block

Joan Rivers jokes Obama is gay, first lady is transgender

July 4, 2014 - 8:47pm
CNN, by Lisa Respers France Posted By: JoniTx- Sat, 05 52 2014 01:52:38 GMT Who needs Fourth of July fireworks when you have Joan Rivers around? The comedian known for her lack of self'censoring recently officiated a same'sex wedding and was asked by a photographer if she believed the United States would ever see the first gay or female president. Her response was typical Rivers. "We already have it with Obama, so let´s just calm down," she said. "You know Michelle (Obama) is a trans." When asked to further explain Rivers said, "A transgender. We all know it." A representative for Rivers released the following statement to CNN from the comic about her remarks to

Pro'Amnesty Crowd Burns American Flag at Murrieta on 4th of July

July 4, 2014 - 8:47pm
Breitbart California, by Michelle Moons Posted By: JoniTx- Sat, 05 47 2014 01:47:38 GMT MURRIETA '' An American flag has reportedly been burned by pro'amnesty protesters near the Murrieta Border Patrol station on America’s Independence Day. Breitbart News obtained the above photograph, which shows a burnt flag on the ground, from an anti'illegal immigration activist who was monitoring the pro'amnesty demonstration. Opponents of illegal immigration had gathered in Murrieta to stop Friday´s planned transfer of Central American illegal aliens, as they did earlier this week. A pro'amnesty counter'demonstration was organized in response. The illegal aliens, many of them unaccompanied children, are being brought from overcrowded Texas detention facilities for processing in California

New York Times: Ugly for Americans Against Illegal Immigration to Wave American Flags, Chant ´USA´

July 4, 2014 - 7:46pm
Breitbart Big Journalism, by Tony Lee Posted By: Dreadnought- Sat, 05 15 2014 01:15:44 GMT On the day before the Fourth of July, the New York Times went out of its way to show its disgust for Americans against illegal immigration in Murrieta, California who turned away buses of illegal immigrants for, of all things, waving American flags and chanting "USA!" "Nobody was even being released in Murrieta," the Times´ editorial board wrote on Thursday. "But the mayor urged residents to complain, and in a pageant of ugliness, dozens took action: They waved flags, screamed ´U.S.A.!´ and turned three buses back." The Times´ editorial urged Obama to "go big" on executive actions by granting amnesty to

Ten quotes: Obama’s journey from ‘yes we can’ to ‘so sue me’

July 4, 2014 - 6:44pm
The Hill (Washington, D.C.), by Peter Sullivan Posted By: Scottyboy- Sat, 05 20 2014 12:20:59 GMT President Obama has gone from “yes we can” to “so sue me.” The president’s standoffish remark this week about a Republican lawsuit was a reminder of how much Obama’s rhetoric has changed since his 2008 campaign and its promise to deliver a new kind of politics. These ten Obama quotations illustrate the transformation. 1. July 27, 2004: “There´s not a liberal America and a conservative America. There´s the United States of America.” Obama vaults onto the national stage with a call for unity at the Democratic National Convention in Boston. 2. Feb. 5, 2008: “We know that what began as

C'SPAN Callers Advocate ‘White Pride’: Black People Owe Us a ‘Thank You’

July 4, 2014 - 6:44pm
Mediaite, by Andrew Kirell Posted By: JoniTx- Sat, 05 10 2014 12:10:48 GMT When C'SPAN’s Washington Journal invited viewers to weigh in on the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, several callers phoned in to advocate for “white pride,” suggesting that black people owe an immense debt to white people; and that society ignores discrimination against white races like the Irish and Italians. Caller “Thomas” from Maryland explained to a straight'faced host Steve Scully that he is “much less liberal” now than he was during the 1964 passage of civil rights legislation. In the clip, originally flagged by TPM, the caller continued: I think the blacks have brought on most of their

Activist to distribute flashlights to border crossers

July 4, 2014 - 5:44pm
Arizona Daily Star (Tucson AZ), by Perla Trevizo Posted By: JoniTx- Fri, 04 24 2014 11:24:32 GMT Immigrant'rights activists have set up water stations, gone out nearly daily to find border crossers in distress, and circulated warning posters and maps of the locations of those who have died in the desert. (Snip) Now Robin Hoover, founder and former member of the local group Humane Borders, is planning to distribute 100 high'intensity flashlights. Hoover will work today with a local church in Altar, Sonora, 115 miles southwest of Tucson and one of the last staging areas for would'be border crossers, to pass out the $8.32 flashlights that can illuminate a tree a half'mile away and include both a strobe

John Williams to conduct a new version of The Star Spangled Banner for 4th July

July 4, 2014 - 5:44pm
Associated Press*, by Staff Posted By: JoniTx- Fri, 04 53 2014 10:53:10 GMT American composer'conductor John Williams, 82, is set to debut a new arrangement of The Star'Spangled Banner for Independence Day. It will feature choirs, trumpets, an orchestra and cannons on the National Mall in Washington D.C. for the nation´s birthday. Usually a soloist performs the national anthem for the annual ´Capitol Fourth´ celebration in Washington. But this year, the acclaimed composer will lead the National Symphony Orchestra, the U.S. Army Herald Trumpets, the Joint Armed Forces Chorus and the Choral Arts Society of Washington in performing a special new arrangement. This year marks the 200th anniversary of the national anthem.

France: Mom Kills Kindergarten Teacher In Class

July 4, 2014 - 5:44pm
Associated Press, by Angela Charlton Posted By: DW626- Fri, 04 49 2014 10:49:09 GMT PARIS - The mother of a pupil at a French pre-school stabbed a teacher to death in front of her class Friday, the last day of the school year, authorities said. The education minister said the mother apparently had "serious psychiatric problems," and pledged support for teachers in the face of angry or violent parents. Police said the mother was taken into custody. Deadly attacks in a school are extremely rare in France, and the stabbing in front of a class of 5- and 6-year-olds raised concern at the highest levels. French President Francois Hollande expressed outrage at the attack