Archive | September, 2015

‘Blackish’ Gives the Reasons for Not Owning Guns, and Ends Up Making the Case for Guns

Posted on 30 September 2015

ABC’s Blackish is clearly not playing around this season. In the season premier they dealt with the n-word. On Wednesday night? Guns. If they keep up at this rate, by week six Dre’ (Anthony Anderson) is going to be self-identifying as a mermaid. Things are definitely escalating quickly. In an episode titled “Rock, paper, scissors, Gun,” the show jumped into the gun debate by showing a scene at a gun shop that could not possibly have been written by anyone who has ever actually gone to a gun shop.

To Bash Kevin McCarthy on Benghazi, MSNBC’s Hayes Turns to…Wendy Davis??

Posted on 30 September 2015

During his segment on the Wednesday edition of MSNBC’s All In attacking Speaker of the House candidate Kevin McCarthy for his comments about Hillary Clinton and the Benghazi Committee, host Chris Hayes made quite the choice of liberal pundits in …

Press Ignoring Blatant Conflicts of Interest Exposed in CBS Benghazi Coverage

Posted on 30 September 2015

Apparently, the establishment press is waiting for its marching orders on how to handle what an Investor’s Business Daily editorial has already called a “scandal.”

This one’s a joint effort involving Hillary Clinton, Sidney Blumenthal, a recently deceased former CIA operative named Tyler Drumheller who worked with Blumenthal — and CBS News. As Mark Hemingway at the Weekly Standard reported Tuesday afternoon (i.e., now approaching two overnight news cycles ago), “Drumheller, the former chief of the CIA’s clandestine service in Europe who was working directly with Blumenthal as a member of Clinton’s spy network, was concurrently working as a consultant to CBS News and its venerable news program 60 Minutes.” IBD’s question, reacting to Hemingway’s report: “Who is more corrupt, Clinton or the mainstream media?”

CNN’s Costello Defends Planned Parenthood, Cupp Calls Her Out as ‘Liberal’

Posted on 30 September 2015

On Wednesday’s CNN Newsroom, anchor Carol Costello defended federal funding for Planned Parenthood in a segment which included conservative CNN commentator S.E. Cupp and liberal CNN commentator Marc Lamont Hill supposedly for balance, but was so slanted to the left that Cupp quipped that “I love doing your show because I know I’ll get to debate two liberals.”

Jeb Bush: I’m the John McCain of 2016 VIDEO

Posted on 30 September 2015

Jeburrito really doesn’t have much expectation does he? In an interview with ABC, Bush called himself the John McCain of 2016. Jeb Bush is faltering in the polls, in fifth or sixth place in most polls. Donors are about to pull the plug on Jeburrito. Jeb Bush: I’m the John McCain of 2016 VIDEO Jeburrito […]

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SoftBank leads $1 billion investment in U.S. fintech startup SoFi

Posted on 30 September 2015

TOKYO (Reuters) – SoftBank Group Corp said it had led a $1 billion investment in U.S. financial technology startup SoFi, calling it the largest single financing round in the fintech space to date.

#blacklivesmatter: Mother tosses newborn off roof, killing it

Posted on 30 September 2015

I guess #blacklivesmatter doesn’t apply to newborn black babies. Jennifer Berry of New York ‘allegedly’ hid her pregnancy from her boyfriend then gave birth in her home. After that Jennifer Berry ‘allegedly’ tossed her newborn daughter out a seventh-story window to her death. So where are all the #blacklivesmatter protests, riots and looting? Didn’t the […]

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J.J. Abrams and the Hollywood Force Awakens to Fund Obama and the Democrats

Posted on 30 September 2015

President Obama may criticize and rail against those nasty one percenters, but he certainly loves them when he’s looking to raise money.

The Hollywood Reporter relayed that on October 1, a Q&A session will be held at the Los Angeles home of …

Volkswagen says emission scandal investigations to take months

Posted on 30 September 2015

BERLIN (Reuters) – Volkswagen said on Thursday it would take longer than expected to investigate its rigging of vehicle emissions tests, raising the prospect of months of uncertainty for customers, shareholders and staff.

Oil edges up on estimate of strong demand, Syria risks

Posted on 30 September 2015

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Crude oil prices edged up in early Asian trading on Thursday as demand was estimated to have remained strong despite slowing economic growth in Asia, and as Russian and western air campaigns in Syria worried markets.

Pacific trade partners make progress on autos hurdle

Posted on 30 September 2015

ATLANTA (Reuters) – Negotiators trying to clinch a Pacific Rim free trade deal made progress toward resolving a key issue on Wednesday when Canada and Mexico signaled a willingness to open the North American auto market to more parts made in Asia, peop…

Exclusive: Bombardier seeking investors for all business units – sources

Posted on 30 September 2015

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK/TORONTO (Reuters) – Canada’s Bombardier Inc is exploring the sale of a stake in any of its business areas, not just its rail unit, to ensure it can finish development of its delayed CSeries jet, according to four sources familiar wi…

The First Decent Smartwatch That Doesn’t Need Your Phone

Posted on 30 September 2015

Hang on, let me call you back from my watch. The post The First Decent Smartwatch That Doesn’t Need Your Phone appeared first on WIRED. Go to Source

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Rudy Giuliani: Foreign Dignitaries Visiting New York “Like Trump” Want a Stronger President

Posted on 30 September 2015

Rudy Giuliani joined Bill O’Reilly tonight to discuss the Donald Trump phenomenon. Giuliani said several world leaders told him they …

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LG’s New Phone Has Two Screens, Plenty of Other Crazy Features

Posted on 30 September 2015

Be You, indeed. The post LG’s New Phone Has Two Screens, Plenty of Other Crazy Features appeared first on WIRED. Go to Source

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Hillary Clinton can’t use a printer?

Posted on 30 September 2015

Old granny Hillary Clinton apparently doesn’t even know how to use a printer to print a story that criticized her back in 2010. Hillary Clinton can’t use a printer? Hillary asked someone to print an Andy Borowitz story, which should obviously disqualify her from the presidency. pic.twitter.com/M85HfQCHCP — Byron Tau (@ByronTau) September 30, 2015 I […]

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Wal-Mart to cut hundreds of jobs at headquarters

Posted on 30 September 2015

(Reuters) – Wal-Mart Stores Inc is planning to lay off hundreds of people at its headquarters in Arkansas as part of the retail giant’s efforts to pare costs, people familiar with the matter said.

ABC, NBC Rush to Hillary’s Defense Against McCarthy on Benghazi; ‘Unlikely Political Lifeline’

Posted on 30 September 2015

On Wednesday night, the CBS Evening News punted on the latest batch of Hillary Clinton’s State Department e-mails released hours earlier while their competitors at ABC and NBC did cover them, but only through the veil of defending Clinton against…

Overpaid? Sen. Boxer Tells MSNBC That PP Boss Cecile Richards ‘Puts Her Life on the Line’

Posted on 30 September 2015

Ultraliberal Senator Barbara Boxer appeared on MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell show on Tuesday,  doing her darndest to try and create another fictional case of “the war against women” by defending Planned Parenthood president Cecile Rich…

Lefty Blogger Plans to Pray For Pope, Whose Meeting With Kim Davis Was a ‘Hamhanded Blunder…A Sin Against Charity’

Posted on 30 September 2015

Esquire’s Charles Pierce is a graduate of a Jesuit university (Marquette). It’s among the many reasons he’s been a big fan of Pope Francis, the first-ever Jesuit pontiff, and it’s probably one factor in his vehement disappointme…

As Twitter, Square interests converge, CEO Dorsey risks conflicts

Posted on 30 September 2015

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – If Jack Dorsey becomes permanent CEO of both Twitter Inc and mobile payments company Square, he could struggle with conflicts of interest in the business that is key to both companies’ futures: e-commerce.

VIDEO=> Trump Lights Up New Hampshire Crowd: Rubio and Jeb Bush Playing Nice Is “Political Bullsh*t!”

Posted on 30 September 2015

Donald Trump dropped an S-bomb tonight in New Hampshire. Trump bashed Rubio and Bush for being week on immigration and …

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Global stocks fight back after third quarter beating

Posted on 30 September 2015

LONDON (Reuters) – World stocks and commodities got 2015’s final leg off to a solid start on Thursday after a bruising third quarter, as surveys of Chinese factory activity proved sounder than many global investors had feared.

Public Radio Show Pushes Replacing Confederate Flag With Simpler Image

Posted on 30 September 2015

In an effort to resolve the ongoing debate about whether or not to fly the Confederate flag, Studio 30 — a weekly public radio program — commissioned 70kft, a Texas-based design firm, to come up with a new flag to represent “the modern South.”

According to an article by John Hammontree – who writes features and opinion pieces for the AL.com Alabama website, the result of the project was a banner that combines the tried and true colors of red and blue diagonal stripes — but no stars — on a white background that represents “different people, with unique backgrounds, experiences and values. They are equal to each other, but different in color.

Wall Street ends worst quarter in four years with a rally

Posted on 30 September 2015

(Reuters) – U.S. stocks closed sharply higher on Wednesday as investors sought bargains among beaten-down stocks and the recently battered biotechnology index bounced back on the last day of Wall Street’s worst quarter since 2011.