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on January 5, 2016 in World News

Establishment Presidential Candidates Battle to End Voters’ Flirtation With Outsiders

Presidential candidates, clockwise from top left, Chris Christie, Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump are stepping up their campaigns in the weeks ahead of the first-in-the-nation balloting at the Iowa caucuses on Feb. 1. Photo: Clockwise from top left: Reuters, Associated Press (2), Getty Images Weeks ahead will tell whether voters have been venting or truly want a new direction for the country By Patrick O’Connor With less than a month before voting begins, establishment presidential candidates, thrown off stride by insurgent rivals through much of last year, are urging voters to move toward conventional choices and end their… View Article

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on January 5, 2016 in World News

This crowd shot from Donald Trump’s Massachusetts rally is absolutely mind-boggling

By Chris Cillizza January 5 at 8:25 AM Follow @thefix Donald Trump went to Lowell, Mass. — a town about five miles south of the New Hampshire border — for one of his now-trademark big-arena rallies on Monday night. This is what the crowd looked like per WaPo’s Jenna Johnson. Thousands and thousands packed into arena in Lowell, MA, for Donald Trump’s rally. pic.twitter.com/OQ3It53lXL — Jenna Johnson (@wpjenna) January 5, 2016 The building — named after the late Massachusetts Sen. Paul Tsongas (D) — holds 8,000 people, and local officials were estimating that it was filled to capacity or beyond. That is… View Article

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on January 5, 2016 in World News

Doctors can report some mentally ill patients to FBI under new gun control rule

The rule, published Jan. 4, was one of a series of steps that President Barack Obama had called for in January 2013 in the wake of the Newtown, Connecticut, shootings. | AP Photo Delivering on its promise to deliver “common sense” gun control, the Obama administration on Monday finalized a rule that enables health care providers to report the names of mentally ill patients to an FBI firearms background check system. The action was one of a series of steps that President Barack Obama had called for in January 2013 in the wake of the Newtown, Conn., shootings to curb… View Article

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on January 5, 2016 in World News

Dame Edna: Sex-Change Surgery is ‘Self Mutilation’

Dame Edna: Sex-Change Surgery is ‘Self Mutilation’; Bruce Jenner is a ‘Publicity-Seeking Ratbag’ by James Delingpole People who undergo gender reassignment surgery are just “mutilated men.” Bruce Jenner is a “publicity-seeking ratbag.” It wasn’t me who said this (though I kind of wish I had). It was the world’s most famous female impersonator Barry Humphries, better known as Dame Edna Everage, speaking his mind – as usual – in an interview with the Daily Telegraph. The reason I wish I’d said it has nothing to do with any desire to offend transgender people. It does, however, have EVERYTHING to do with my desire to… View Article

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on January 5, 2016 in World News

U.S. Education Department Warns Schools Against Discrimination Toward Muslim and Refugee Students

by Dr. Susan Berry A “Dear Colleague” guidance letter, signed by former U.S. Education Department (USED) Secretary Arne Duncan and Acting Secretary John King, warns school leaders against “targeting of particular students for harassment or blame,” particularly Muslim and Syrian refugee students. According to the Washington Post, the guidance letter comes following a 2014 survey conducted by the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)—of Muslim youth aged 11-18 in California—that found 55 percent of Muslim youth reported being “bullied” at school because of their Islamic religion during this past year. “This is twice as high as the national statistic of students… View Article

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on January 5, 2016 in World News

Gun Stocks Surge, Even As Dow Jones Falls

by AWR Hawkins On January 4 Smith & Wesson Holding Corp. and Strum, Ruger & Co. rose sharply while “the Dow Jones Industrial Average tumbled 276 points.” The fall in Dow Jones was attributed to “fears of a global economic slowdown,” while the rise in the value of gun stocks was posited as a response to Obama’s pending executive gun control. According to the New York Daily News, Smith & Wesson “rose nearly 6% Monday” and Ruger rose 2.7%. Smith & Wesson makes some of the best known and most trusted revolvers in the world, as well as a wildly… View Article

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on January 5, 2016 in World News

Rob Maness Goes After ‘Spineless Republicans’ in Congress

Rob Maness Goes After ‘Spineless Republicans’ in Congress Responsible For Allowing Obama’s Gun Control To Move Forward by Dan Riehl Prospective candidate for U.S. Senate from Louisiana, retired Colonel Rob Maness, is calling on Congress to ensure that lawmakers “use every resource at their disposal, including the power of the purse, to rein in his lawlessness once and for all.” Maness says he’s strongly opposed to Barack Obama’s “illegal executive order to restrict our 2nd Amendment rights.” Maness released the following statement, calling Republicans in Congress who are unwilling to fight the measure “spineless.” While President Obama has long proven himself to… View Article

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on January 5, 2016 in World News

‘The Bearded Wonder’ Speaker Paul Ryan Enabled Barack Obama’s Executive Gun Control

Laura Ingraham: ‘The Bearded Wonder’ Speaker Paul Ryan Enabled Barack Obama’s Executive Gun Control by Matthew Boyle5 Jan 2016Washington, DC3 Nationally syndicated conservative radio host Laura Ingraham says that “the bearded wonder,” House Speaker Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), is a failure who enabled President Barack Obama’s gun control by executive action. “I would love to see the bearded wonder Paul Ryan—he’s got to lose that beard, it makes him look ridiculous that beard, he should shave it, that is just horrible—that bearded wonder Paul Ryan giving Obama funding for his lawless behavior for the next 12 months,” Ingraham said. Removes… View Article

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on January 4, 2016 in World News

Hammonds Targeted Because Government Wants to Steal Their Land

Feds want control of Harney County’s natural resources Kurt Nimmo Here’s the story the corporate media will not tell you. Dwight Hammond, 73 and son Steven Hamond, 46, were prosecuted and convicted as part of an effort to remove the Hammond family from their ranch land. In October Tri-State Livestock News did a story on the Hammonds and the sentence they received for inadvertantly burning about 140 acres of Bureau of Land Management (BLM) rangeland in two separate fires. “The jury convicted both of the Hammonds of using fire to destroy federal property for a 2001 arson known as the… View Article

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on January 4, 2016 in World News

1,000 migrants rape, steal, brawl at train station

New Year’s Eve becomes war zone with men from Arab countries Gangs of Arabic and North African migrants celebrated New Year’s Eve with a slew of sexual assaults on German women. Police only arrested five men during the chaotic night, which included brawling men who also launched fireworks into crowds of revelers. Colone’s Chief of police, Wolfgang Albers, confirmed 80 crimes perpetrated by migrants during New Year’s Eve festivities, 35 of which were sexual attacks, Der Express reported Sunday. Like the reporting you see here? Sign up for free news alerts from WND.com, America’s independent news network. “The crimes have been… View Article

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