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Saturday, August 19, 2017


Drivers Urged to Stay Alert While Driving on Monday, August 21

On Monday, August 21, many parts of the country will experience a total solar eclipse, an event which has not occurred since June 8, 1918. The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) and Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) expect increased traffic volumes along I-95, MD 295 and US 1, as people travel to prime-viewing locations beginning Friday, August 18.

According to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), approximately 200 million people (a little less than 2/3 the nation’s population) live within a day’s drive of the path of the total eclipse. Maryland is expected to get an 83 percent “partial” eclipse and nighttime-like conditions beginning at 1:18 p.m., with maximum coverage at 2:42 p.m. and ending at 4:01 p.m.
FHWA, MDOT SHA and MDTA offer the following travel advice:

• Don’t stop along the interstate or park on the shoulder during the event.

• Exit the highway to a safe location to view and/or photograph the eclipse.

Former Breitbart Employee Says Bannon Firing 'The Worst Nightmare' for Globalists

Investigative journalist and former Breitbart employee, Lee Stranahan, offered a quick quip on today's news that Bannon has resigned from the White House, suggesting that Steve would 'unleash the beast' through his online publication and call out those working against the Trump agenda in the White House.

Stranahan has been a long time loyalist to Bannon and ardent opponent to several people inside Trump's White House, namely McMaster, Powell and Cohn. The theory he's putting forth is that Bannon will have more power outside the White House than inside. While that might be true for Steve, I fail to see how fomenting more internal strife inside the Trump White House will be constructive at this point.
Dear @POTUS :

You have not yet figured out who your real enemies in the White House are. Best of luck without Bannon. 
Nevertheless, it's about to get real interesting soon.

Breitbart's top White House reporter



Take a decent pic of the solar eclipse without investing in expensive equipment! Here are some tips for using your smartphone.

Picture this: It’s approaching 2:41 p.m. on Monday, and you’re so intent on getting the perfect pic of the eclipse that your head is buried in your smartphone as you comb through the various settings. But you can’t figure it out, and before you know it, the maximum eclipse is over, and not only did you miss the perfect photograph, but you missed the eclipse with the most important thing of all: your own eyes.

OCN to the rescue! Read our tips (taken from NASA itself!) before the eclipse begins, and get your smartphone camera all set up for success! Here’s what you need to know.

  1. Some smartphone models will obviously perform better than others. Don’t upgrade your phone just for the event, but if you already have one of these, your chances of a decent photo will be better: iPhone 7, Google Pixel, and Samsung Galaxy S8.
  2. Turn off both your flash and autofocus to eliminate your phone camera trying to overcorrect and compensate for the light. To turn off autofocus on an iPhone, open your camera app and tap on the screen and hold until the words “AE/AF Lock” appear. Your autofocus is now off.


Rush Limbaugh: 'We Are on the Cusp of a Second Civil War'

Friday on his nationally syndicated radio show, conservative talker Rush Limbaugh said given the state of affairs in the country, particularly in the wake of last week’s events in Charlottesville, VA, it could be said the country was on the cusp of a second civil war.

Limbaugh insisted much of the angst was being driven by forces from the outside wanting to see the United States cease being a “super powerful nation.”


Farms adjusting to life without immigrant labor: Report

Farmers addicted to cheap illegal immigrant labor are facing disruptions, but not devastation, as they adjust to world with fewer unauthorized workers, according to a new report Thursday.

The Migration Policy Institute found that farms are plugging gaps by using machines, enticing workers to stay by offering health care — and are even tapping legal guest workers to fill empty jobs.

Its analysis said warnings from immigrant-rights advocates of food shortages have not generally come to pass. The agriculture industry, it says, has seen an upheaval as farmers shift strategies to try to deal with the evolving labor force.

Mechanization — either as a replacement or as assistance to current workers — is growing, as is better treatment of migrants in the hopes that they’ll stick around. Indeed, the days of field workers ranging from farm to farm with each seasonal crop are over, and farms are making a push to keep their workforce stable and in place through better conditions and bonuses.


Fired Steve Bannon: I will crush the opposition

Steve Bannon dramatically proclaimed the Trump presidency 'over' Friday hours after he was fired - and returned to his old role at Breitbart and declared war on his enemies, saying: 'I will crush the opposition.'

Bannon was ousted by the president at the end of a tumultuous week with his administration roiled by his response to the Charlottesville violence.

But it took just hours for the former chief strategist to start a civil war as he named his enemies: 'West Wing Democrats' and 'establishment Republicans'.

First he went straight back to being executive chairman of bomb-throwing 'alt-right' website Breitbart which hailed him as a populist hero.

Then he gave a lengthy fist-pumping interview to the Weekly Standard, saying: 'I feel pumped up. I've got my hands back on my weapons.'

'I built a f***ing machine at Breitbart. And now I’m about to go back, knowing what I know, and we’re about to rev that machine up. And rev it up we will do.'


Mainstream conservative groups alarmed to be found on ‘hate map’

Brad Dacus was thousands of miles away in California last weekend when the Charlottesville protest erupted, so he was flabbergasted when CNN labeled his Pacific Justice Institute a “hate group.”

“Here are all the active hate groups where you live,” said the CNN wire story headline on Chicago’s WGN-TV website.

The article listed the 917 organizations on the Southern Poverty Law Center’s much-disputed “hate map,” which names racist groups like the Aryan Nation alongside mainstream conservative organizations such as the Alliance Defending Freedom and the Family Research Council.


Bannon Speaks: "I'm Going To War For Trump"

Update: that was quick. As Breitbart's Charlie Spiering reports, Bannon jas returned to Breitbart News as Executive Chairman of Breitbart News "and chaired our evening editorial meeting"
🚨Siren🚨 Steve Bannon returned to Breitbart News as Executive Chairman of Breitbart News and chaired our evening editorial meeting
As The Hill adds, Bannon reclaimed the title of Breitbart's executive chairman and directed the outlet’s Friday editorial meeting, the website said in a statement on Friday.

“The populist-nationalist movement got a lot stronger today,” said Breitbart News Editor-in-Chief Alex Marlow. “Breitbart gained an executive chairman with his finger on the pulse of the Trump agenda.

As chairman, Bannon oversaw massive growth of the populist website before leaving to be chairman of Trump’s campaign. Bannon never settled into his role as chief strategist in the White House, where he feuded bitterly with ideological rivals like Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner, economic adviser Gary Cohn and national security adviser H.R. McMaster.

Breitbart eagerly accepted Bannon back into the fold. “Breitbart’s pace of global expansion will only accelerate with Steve back,” said Breitbart president Larry Solov. “The sky’s the limit.”


ICE deports Chinese man wanted for multimillion dollar loans scam

NEWARK — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) removed a fugitive citizen of China on Wednesday, August 16, 2017, who was wanted in China for the offenses of contractual fraud and defrauding the banks or other monetary institutions of loans.

Ziming Zhou, 47, entered the United States lawfully on May 6, 2014, in Los Angeles s a non-immigrant visitor for pleasure with authorization to remain in the country until Nov. 5, 2014. Zhou failed to depart within the allotted time frame. On Feb. 11, 2016, ERO Newark arrested Zhou at his place of residence.

According to Chinese authorities, Mr. Zhou owned a company named “Yingcheng Hongxiang Chemical Co. Ltd” in Yingchen City, Hubei Province, China. He was unable to repay previous loans and his company went bankrupt. From June 2013 to April 2014, he obtained loans and accepted proposals worth over 354 million CNY or nearly $53 million, by forging documents, fabricating false loan applications, and acquiring mortgages under false pretenses from financial institutions in Hubei Province, China. Subsequently, Mr. Zhou ordered his company officials to participate in the fraud scheme involving illegally discounted bank acceptance bills, embezzlement, misappropriation of funds, acquisition of real estate, and paying huge usurious loan.

On Nov. 19, 2015, authorities with the Yingchen Public Security Bureau, Hubei Province in China issued an arrest warrant charging Zhou with defrauding the banks or other monetary institutions of loans.

“ERO Newark is committed to removing foreign fugitives from the United States who are being sought in their native countries for serious crimes,” said John Tsoukaris, Field Office Director for ERO Newark. “The return Mr. Zhou to face criminal charges in China is the result of ongoing cooperation between ICE and China. Foreign fugitives should be put on notice--they will find no refuge here.”

On Wednesday, ERO officers turned him over to Chinese authorities.

Trump is a 'victim' and is being 'bullied,' says GOP megadonor

President Donald Trump was correct to point to "bad people" among the protesters demonstrating against the white nationalists in Virginia, said Foster Friess, founder of the boutique investment group Friess Associates.

"I love Donald Trump," he told CNBC on Friday. "He's become a victim. And he's being bullied. And that's why Americans are flocking to him, because they hate [seeing] people ... bullied."

Those "flocking" to Trump were sharply divided along political lines, according to a new NPR/PBS "NewsHour"/Marist poll. Fifty-nine percent of Republicans expressed support for Trump's statements, while only 10 percent of Democrats and 30 percent of self-identified independents felt the same, the poll showed.

About the weekend clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia, Friess said: "There were some bad people in the protesters against the Nazi guys."

While strongly denouncing the white nationalists, Friess said it's possible that "good people" with no white supremacist beliefs were also there to protest the removal of the statue of Confederate Gen.Robert E. Lee.


Traffic Advisory Issued for SU Move-In Day August 24

SALISBURY, MD---The Salisbury University Police Department has issued a traffic advisory on Camden Avenue between College Avenue and Pine Bluff Road from 6 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, August 24, as approximately 1,200 new students and their parents come to campus for Move-In Day.

Non-University northbound traffic on Camden Avenue from the Fruitland/Eden areas that morning will be detoured onto Route 13 at the Pine Bluff Road and Camden Avenue intersection. To save time, northbound traffic may want to detour onto Route 13 one intersection sooner, at Kay Avenue, or use Riverside Drive until the detour ends at 2 p.m. Traffic should be flowing normally by early afternoon.

At the Camden and College avenues intersection, all southbound traffic will be detoured to Route 13. Those wishing to enter the Devilbiss and Blackwell parking lots on campus should turn from Route 13 onto Dogwood Drive. Traffic will be directed northbound to those lots from the Dogwood Drive and Camden Avenue intersection.

Access into the University’s Camden Parking Lot F (Blackwell lot), Camden Parking Lot E (Devilbiss lot), Route 13 Lot A, College Avenue Parking lots G and H (Conway Hall lots) and Dogwood Parking Lot D, as well as the Wayne Street parking garage, will be restricted to move-in traffic and deliveries only. All others should seek parking in the Avery parking lot.

This advisory is issued in partnership with Wicomico County Public Works, the Maryland State Highway Administration, the City of Salisbury, Salisbury Police and the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office.

For more information call University Police at 410-543-6222.

Uh Oh, ANTIFA: The Entire State Of Virginia Is Named After A Slave-Trader

Antifa clashed with white nationalists in Charlottesville, Va., over a statute of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, but the state itself is named after the woman who brought slavery to the Americas.

Queen Elizabeth I, also known as The Virgin Queen, reigned from 1533 to 1603 and sponsored the expansion of the English slave trade into the British colonies of America and India, according to the national archives of the U.K. When Virginia gained statehood 1788, it owed its name to the late queen.

Antifa, a violent group of left-wing radicals who are known to destroy symbols they deem “problematic,” has yet to voice concerns about two of America’s most storied states paying homage to the Virgin Queen.

It may, however, only be a matter of time. Antifa protestors toppled a statue of a Confederate soldier in Durham, N.C., Monday. They’ve made it clear at violent riots in Berkeley, Calif. and elsewhere that destruction of property can be warranted.


CBS Says Down Syndrome Is Disappearing In Iceland, But Here’s What’s Really Happening

A CBS article reported Monday that the number of babies born in Iceland with Down syndrome is decreasing, when in actuality the country’s abortion rate for fetuses diagnosed with the genetic condition is 100 percent.

CBS touted the fact that few countries “have come as close to eradicating Down syndrome births as Iceland,” and reported that almost all women who receive a positive test for the disease abort their child. Icelandic abortion laws permit a woman to end her pregnancy after 16 weeks if the tests show that her baby will have a deformity. Iceland’s 1975 law also cites difficult social reasons, including giving birth in quick succession, poor living conditions, inability to care for a child, and “other reasons” as acceptable justification tolegally abort a baby after 16 weeks.

Since Iceland began prenatal testing in 2000, the government has mandated that all pregnant women be informed about screening for abnormalities — and while it does not require that women receive tests — almost all pregnant women do. The doctors administer a blood test and ultrasound in a Combination Test to determine the likelihood that the fetus will have a genetic disorder.

“Babies with Down syndrome are still being born in Iceland,” Hulda Hjartardottir, head of the Prenatal Diagnosis Unit at Landspitali University Hospital, told CBS News. “We try to do as neutral counseling as possible, but some people would say that just offering the test is pointing you towards a certain direction.”


Hogan taking heat for Taney statue removal

Gov. Larry Hogan’s decision to remove a controversial Confederate-era statue from the State House grounds has prompted a backlash within some facets of his Republican base.

The Facebook comments on the social-media-savvy governor’s page came fast and furious this week, as one-time supporters turned his posts about job gains and ribbon cuttings into hundred-person-long chains calling the Republican governor names.

Even some of his most ardent supporters have spoken out against him, baffled that their “common sense” champion reversed course.

In a blog post bluntly titled “Governor Hogan is wrong on this,” conservative blogger Greg Kline of RedMaryland wrote, “I am, and remain, a proud and unabashed apologist for Governor Hogan … But this. I don’t get this.”


Navy ‘Unlikely’ To Change Ship Named After Confederate Victory

The U.S. Navy is unlikely to change the name of guided missile cruiser U.S.S. Chancellorsville, a Navy official told Navy Times Wednesday.

The ship is named to commemorate the 1863 Battle of Chancellorsville during the American civil war, where Confederate General Robert E. Lee trounced an opposing Union Army nearly double the size of his own force.

The official reasoned that the ship commemorates a battle where both Confederate and Union soldiers died and does not specifically venerate either side. An image celebrating the ship on its website however prominently features Lee and Confederate General Stonewall Jackson.


Native American groups seek removal of memorials to Redskins founder

WASHINGTON — Two Native American groups and a D.C. Council member are asking for a memorial marker to the first owner of the Washington Redskins be removed from RFK Stadium and a section renamed at FedEx Field.

“(George Preston) Marshall’s bigotry extended well beyond his abhorrent decision to use a racial slur as his team’s name. During his day, he was one of America’s most infamous and outspoken segregationists — and his legacy is marred by discriminatory words and deeds directed at people of color,” the letter from the Oneida Nation and the National Congress of American Indians reads. D.C. Councilmember David Grosso, who is also calling to remove a statue of Albert Pike from Judiciary Square, signed onto the letter.

Marshall was the last NFL team owner to integrate his football team in the 1960s. He was inducted in the Football Hall of Fame in 1963.


Islamist Ordered To Pay $3 Million For Destroying Historic Landmarks

Islamist militant Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi is liable for more than $3 million dollars in reparations for ordering the destruction of ancient landmarks in Timbuktu, Mail, the International Criminal Court (ICC) ruled Thursday.

Mahdi is the first Islamist to ever be tried by the ICC for war crimes related to the destruction of cultural heritage. He was sentenced to serve nine years in prison last September after pleading guilty to destroying historic shrines at a world heritage site in Mali in 2012.

The court, located in the Hague,said attacks on historic sites “destroy part of humanity’s shared memory and collective consciousness, and render humanity unable to transmit its values and knowledge to future generations.”


‘It’s all about the kids. We just want them to have an amazing day and we want the families to feel loved and supported and not judged’

OCEAN CITY – Surfers Healing returned to the beaches of Ocean City this week for a day-long surfing camp that gives children with autism and their families a sense of support and community.

On Wednesday, 200 children with autism gathered in front of the Castle in the Sand Hotel where they were given the opportunity to share a tandem board with surfers from Hawaii, California, Puerto Rico and New Zealand and ride the waves as onlookers and families cheered them on.

Kelly Loeser, camp co-director, said Surfers Healing is a highly anticipated event that gives families the chance to make memories and bond with other participants.

“It gives families and children a day where they are not judged,” she said.
“They are out with a group, bonding together under one umbrella.”


NAACP Leader Defends Confederate Monuments: Statues Not A Problem

One of the leaders in the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) spoke out against the removal of Confederate statues, saying they are a part of history.

Speaking to reporters on Tuesday at City Hall in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, local NAACP chapter president Esther Lee expressed her frustration with the current state of affairs in the U.S., WFMZ reported.

“I think it’s all senseless. All senseless,” Lee said. “You know, we’re 108 years in as NAACPers and we might think things would improve, but they do not. You know we still have this factor about black and white.”

Lee continued talking about Confederate statues, noting that it is pointless to take them down.

“You know that’s history,” Lee said. “That was in that point in time. You can’t eliminate what history is. So I disapprove with young people local pulling down those statues.”


10 Ways To Help Our U.S. Veterans

Do you know a U.S. veteran? Perhaps you have an aunt or a brother or a neighbor who has served and contributed to our country. If so, why not make an effort to thank them in simple ways that may mean a great deal? Plenty of opportunities are already in place for this kind of recognition, but these aren’t the only routes to take in order to encourage the same kind of impact.

If you’re interested in helping out our veterans, consider the following 10 options. Check out what NAPA AUTO PARTS and Lee Brice did recently for vets at Ft. Belvoir – and remember, “Don’t ever think the little things you can do don’t matter—they matter.”


New York Is Named After A Horrendous Slave Trader

New York, both the city and the state, is named after the house of York and particularly for James Stuart, then Duke of York, one of the most successful slavers in colonial American history.

President Donald Trump wondered aloud during a raucous press conference Tuesday whether the impulse to tear down memorials to leaders of the Confederacy like Gen. Robert E. Lee would slip into calls to remove monuments to America’s founders, like Thomas Jefferson and George Washington, both of whom owned slaves.

The memory of slavery is enshrined in the name New York as well as the name of the nation’s capitol, even though both cities have vastly changed from their christening.

James Stuart conquered the settlements between the Delaware and the Connecticut rivers from the Dutch in 1664, and the name of the principal port, New Amsterdam, was promptly changed to honor the new master. James’ brother, King Charles II of England, gave the territory to the duke in exchange for four beaver pelts annually.


Tensions grow inside ACLU over defending free-speech rights for the far right

It was 1934 and fascism was on the march not only in Europe but in America. People who admired Adolf Hitler, who had taken power in Germany, formed Nazi organizations in the United States.

The American Civil Liberties Union, represented by lawyers who were Jewish, faced an existential question: Should the freedoms it stood for since its founding in 1920 apply even to racist groups that would like nothing more than to strip them away?

Ultimately, after much internal dissent, the ACLU decided: Yes, the principles were what mattered most. The ACLU would stand up for the free-speech rights of Nazis.

“We do not choose our clients,” the ACLU’s board of directors wrote in an October 1934 pamphlet called “Shall We Defend Free Speech for Nazis In America?” “Lawless authorities denying their rights choose them for us. To those who support suppressing propaganda they hate, we ask — where do you draw the line?”

Once again, the ACLU is wrestling with how to respond to a far-right movement in the U.S. whose rising visibility is prompting concerns from elected officials and activists.

In response to the deadly violence at a rally in Charlottesville, Va., last weekend, the ACLU’s three California affiliates released a statement Wednesday declaring that “white supremacist violence is not free speech.”

More here

Women say they quit Google because of racial discrimination

Qichen Zhang couldn’t believe what she was hearing. The technical specialist was in the middle of the office at Google when a white male colleague began joking with her about her hiring.

“He said, ‘It must’ve been really easy for you to get your job because you’re an Asian woman and people assume you’re good at math,’” Zhang recalled in a recent interview. “It was absolutely stunning. I remember me just emotionally shutting down.”

The conversation was one of many instances where Zhang said she felt isolated as a woman of color working for the technology giant, and a few months later, feeling like there was no future for her at Google, she quit.

“I didn’t see a lot of women, especially Asian women, black women or other women of color in the executive ranks,” she said. “I didn’t see any opportunities for myself … The culture there is really discouraging, and that’s ultimately why I left.”

Zhang spoke with the Guardian days after a white male engineer at Google sparked an international uproar with a memo criticizing diversity initiatives, arguing that white men are victims of discrimination and that women are under-represented in tech because they are biologically less suited to engineering and leadership positions.


Auntie Maxine accuses Ben Carson of being ‘white-wing nationalist’

Maxine Waters’s latest rant against Donald Trump and his administration was so unhinged, it amounted to word spittle that could be heard on any street corner in L.A.

Appearing before the Los Angeles Community Review Board, Waters launched into Trump, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and HUD Secretary Ben Carson.

Complaining there is “uncertainty” because of the Trump administration, Waters said, “Mr. Mnuchin, who is the Treasury Secretary, who is responsible for over 36,000 foreclosures in this area, is now the Secretary of the Treasury,” repeating herself.

“Standing next to him just yesterday, or day before yesterday, I’m getting these days mixed up,” the 79-year-old California congresswoman said.

She continued, “While the president was defending the white-wing (sic) nationalists and the KKK and all of those alt-right groups that were basically out there in Virginia literally beating and marching and ranting about Jews and black people, etc., etc.,” she said.

“But, this is what this Cabinet looks like,” she added, turning to Trump’s personnel, “where we talking about Mnuchin or Ben Carson,” as the audience whooped on the attack.

More here with video..

Save Our Flag!!

Maryland's flag is under attack.
The current flag of Maryland is the heraldic banner of our state's founder, the first Lord Baltimore. It combines the arms of the Calvert family and the Crossland family.
The black and gold design on the flag is the coat of arms from the Calvert line. It was granted to George Calvert as a reward for his storming a fortification during a battle (the vertical bars approximate the bars of the palisade).The red and white design is the coat of arms of the Crossland line, the family of Lord Baltimore's mother, and features a cross bottony with the red and white sides of the cross alternating. Since George Calvert's mother was a heiress, he was entitled to use both coats of arms in his banner.....It is also the only US state flag to be directly based on English heraldry, although the flag of Washington, D.C. is a modification of the coat of arms of George Washington's family.
During the Civil War, troops from Maryland flew both coats of arms; those supporting the Union flew the Calvert arms, while those supporting the Confederacy flew the Crossland arms. Our current flag was first flown in 1880 as a symbol of unity and reconciliation between the two factions. 
Our flag is very popular among residents and is a major source of pride for all Marylanders. But now, radicals are trying to force Maryland to change our flag.
We, the undersigned, urge our leaders to reject radicals who want to force us to change our state flag, and we urge our leaders to stand up for a flag that unites all Marylanders under a common banner.
This petition will be delivered to:
  • Governor
    Larry Hogan
  • State Representative
    Michael Busch
  • State Senator
    Thomas Miller

Maryland Dem Gov Candidate Ben Jealous Caught Falsely Claiming Endorsement From Cory Booker

Is U.S. Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey planning to endorse former NAACP President Benjamin Jealous in Maryland’s gubernatorial race?

That’s what Jealous said Monday at a local Democratic Party event in Silver Spring Monday morning.

Montgomery County Council member George Leventhal asked Jealous how he plans to unite the two fractious sides of the state’s Democratic Party—the progressive wing that supported Bernie Sanders in the 2016 Democratic presidential primary and the Democrats who voted for Hillary Clinton by a 2-to-1 majority in the Maryland primary.

Booker backed Clinton for president and served as a surrogate for her campaign, while Jealous endorsed Sanders and served as a surrogate for him during the campaign. Sanders endorsed Jealous in Silver Spring in July.


Film shows Confederate Army vets bellow the 'Rebel's Yell'

For lovers of American history, the 'Rebel's Yell' provides a fascinating glimpse into the past as it documented Confederate soldiers years after the conclusion of the Civil War.

The collection is named after the battle cry of the Confederate Army, and shows veterans taking turns bellowing into the camera.

The Smithsonian, who houses the footage, prefaces the film by stating: 'From the early 1900s through the 1940s, Civil War veterans were filmed, recorded and interviewed at reunions, parades and other patriotic events where, as the century advanced, they came increasingly to seem like...trophies from some distant age of heroes.'

'In this 1930s clip from the Library of Congress, veterans stepped up to the mic, taking their turns with their version of the 'Rebel Yell.'

The Smithsonian says it's unclear where the Rebel Yell originated, but experts believe that it was influenced by Native Americans war cries or Scottish war cry traditions.

The footage is stored with The Smithsonian Institute, which is a group of museums and research centers administered by the Government of the United States


U.S. Has 3.5 Million More Registered Voters Than Live Adults - A Red Flag For Electoral Fraud

American democracy has a problem - a voting problem.

According to a new study of U.S. Census data, America has more registered voters than actual live voters. It's a troubling fact that puts our nation's future in peril.

The data come from Judicial Watch's Election Integrity Project. The group looked at data from 2011 to 2015 produced by the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey, along with data from the federal Election Assistance Commission.

As reported by the National Review's Deroy Murdock, who did some numbers-crunching of his own, "some 3.5 million more people are registered to vote in the U.S. than are alive among America's adult citizens. Such staggering inaccuracy is an engraved invitation to voter fraud."

Murdock counted Judicial Watch's state-by-state tally and found that 462 U.S. counties had a registration rate exceeding 100% of all eligible voters. That's 3.552 million people, who Murdock calls "ghost voters." And how many people is that? There are 21 states that don't have that many people.

Nor are these tiny, rural counties or places that don't have the wherewithal to police their voter rolls.


Sonnie Johnson: Focusing on the Symbolism of Statues ‘Stops the Conversation’

Conservative commentator, podcaster, and writer Sonnie Johnson joined Breitbart News Daily SiriusXM host Alex Marlow on Friday to discuss reactions to President Trump on Charlottesville and the growing pressure to remove Confederate monuments across America.

“The problem with symbolism is that it stops the conversation, ” said Johnson, referring to the focus on statues.

She continued, “It halts any logical, rational conversation because as soon as you present this symbol it becomes about what you feel. It becomes about your feelings and emotions and not actual facts.”

Said Johnson, “One of your first jobs, when you become a black Republican or Black conservative, is to dispute the symbolism.”

Listen to it here..

Pruden: The Democrats search for another Lost Cause

To arms! The Confederates are coming! The Confederates are coming!

Union scouts have already discovered Robert E. Lee at the gates of the city, lining up the gallant Pelham’s artillery to fire the opening round, and Stonewall Jackson and Jeb Stuart are expected to arrive on a night train from the Shenandoah Valley.

Not since First Manassas, when the Yankees fled the battlefield in blind panic, after taking a licking in the first battle of the Cruel War of Northern Aggression, has the Capital quailed in such fear and trembling.

This time it’s only an army of marble, but marble men are apparently enough against a foe of the weak and the weary of combat. Cities, counties and states across the nation have been taking down Southern statuary for days — brave Baltimore waited for the cover of night to do the deed — all in hopes of being spared the wrath of the regiments of bronze and marble regiments. Californians scoured graveyards for evidence of insurrection and finally found something in Hollywood, of all places.

These were the graves of dead Confederates exiled from formerly Confederate states from Virginia to Texas who repaired to the balm of mild and gentle California to live out their final days, only to die forgotten in an alien land. The searchers found a plaque, overgrown with moss and soil, identifying those who sleep there. The plaque, though not a trophy as valuable as statuary of Lee or Jackson, was nevertheless removed as a prize of combat with the dead. The Los Angeles Times reports that “the bodies will not be disinterred.”

Well, not now, anyway. Maybe next week, when the remains can be properly flogged and assigned to the city dump.

More here

New Jersey family says 'marijuana killed' their son

A mother claims marijuana killed her son by triggering a heart arrhythmia.

Michael Ziobro, 22, was found dead on his bedroom floor in New Jersey by his mother Kristina in April.

Paramedics attempted to revive him but he was already unresponsive, according to the medical marijuana report.

But his family believes he died from smoking marijuana because the medical examiner found traces of weed in his blood.

Now, Kristina and her husband Victor want everyone to know that marijuana with high levels of THC caused the condition that killed him.


Family Plans Boardwalk Property Verdict Appeal; Mayor Issues Statement Explaining City’s Position

OCEAN CITY — The fate of an iconic building on the east side of the Boardwalk is hanging in the balance this week with the heirs to the property preparing an appeal and the city claiming the site for the public good.

Situated on the east side of the Boardwalk at South Division Street, the property has been home to different businesses and enterprises since at least 1912 and for the last several decades has been home to a Dumser’s Dairyland ice cream parlor. It is one of just a few buildings on the east side of the Boardwalk.

The ownership of the land on which the historic building sits was called into question last year after a 50-year agreement reached in 1966 between the heirs of the original owner, Nathan Rapoport, and the Town of Ocean City expired. The building is owned by Nathans Associates, which includes the heirs of Rapoport, and has been leased to Dumser’s for several decades.

In 1966, Rapoport reached an agreement with the town to tear down the existing structure and erect a new and improved building with a commercial interest, now Dumser’s, on the Boardwalk level with living quarters above on the second floor. The agreement expired in 1991 and Rapoport’s heirs, now Nathans Associates, exercised its option for another 25 years.


"First They Came For The Statues..."

What do you know, long about Wednesday, August 16, 2017, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Cal) discovered that the United States Capitol building was infested with statues of Confederate dignitaries. Thirty years walking those marbled halls and she just noticed?

Her startled announcement perked up Senator Cory Booker (D- NJ) who has been navigating those same halls only a few years. Hequickly introduced a bill to blackball the offending statues.

And, of course, the congressional black caucus also enjoyed a mass epiphany on the bronze and stone delegation of white devils.

I’d like to hear to hear an argument as to why the Washington Monument should remain dedicated to that vicious slave-driver and rebellious soldier, and indeed the name of the city that is the federal seat of government. Or the District of Columbia (after Columbus, who initiated the genocide of Native Americans). Or America, cribbed out of Amerigo Vespucci, the wicked Florentine cartographer who ascertained that the place called Brazil today was not the east coast of Asia but actually a New World — and so all our troubles began!

Well, there has been a lot of idle chatter the past half-century about the root causes of this-and-that, and it seems that we have located one at last. I expect that scientific studies out of our best universities will soon confirm that occult transmissions from the statue of Jefferson Davis (a double-devil named after an earlier devil) are responsible for the murder rate in Chicago.

Just as empires tend to build their most grandiose monuments prior to collapse, our tottering empire is concocting the most monumentally ludicrous delusions before it slides down the laundry chute of history. It’s as if the Marx Brothers colluded with Alfred Hitchcock to dream up a melodramatic climax to the American Century that would be the most ridiculous and embarrassing to our posterity.


Dems Back State Senator Wishing Trump Assassination

Authoritarian left defends assassination comment

Leftists are signing a petition in support of a Missouri state senator who hoped President Trump will be assassinated.

The petition website appeared almost overnight after Maria Chappelle-Nadal made international headlines for her now-deleted Facebook post in which she said “I hope Trump is assassinated!”

“We, as constituents and community members and people who feel the same frustration with our current political landscape stand with Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal,” the site states. “We know that there is a huge difference between saying that someone hopes Donald Trump is assassinated and someone calling for his assassination.”

As if a state senator hoping for the murder or a duty-elected president is even defensible, but that just comes to show you how delusional the more authoritarian elements of the left have become.


How heavily armed is your state?


Here is a look at per capita weapons data, based on the ATF's National Firearms Registration and Transfer Record, and 2013 data from the U.S. Census.

While the ATF's National Firearms Registration and Transfer Record is the only accessible list of its kind, it is not all-inclusive. NFA firearms only include the categories regulated by The National Firearms Act of 1934: machine guns, short-barreled rifles, short-barreled shotguns, suppressors, destructive devices like bombs and grenades, concealable devices with the ability to discharge a shot through the energy of an explosive, and any firearm with a bore over half an inch that has not been determined to have a legitimate sporting use.


NAACP: Remove Georgetown Delaware's Confederate monument

Citing the specter of white nationalist terrorism growing across America, the Lower Sussex County Branch of the NAACP has called on local legislators to stop $11,500 in Grant-in-Aid funding to the Georgetown Historical Society until a Delaware Confederate Monument is removed from its grounds.

“... it has become increasingly clear the country’s confederate monuments are no longer testaments to the past, but idols of a white nationalist future,” reads an Aug. 16 statement from Louise Henry, Lower Sussex NAACP president.

“When these structures – and the confederate flag that so often waves alongside them – become a rallying point for Nazis, the Ku Klux Klan, and white supremacists, they exist only as a divisive threat to the greatness of America as the most inclusive and diverse country on Earth,” the release said.


Six Flags Over Texas removes Confederate flag, reversing earlier decision

The Six Flags Over Texas theme park has reversed their decision to fly the Confederate States of America flag on display over the park entrance.

In a statement released Friday, a park rep explained their decison to remove the controversial flag, after first deciding it would remain.

"At Six Flags Over Texas we strive every single day to make people happy and to create a fun, thrilling and safe family friendly experience for our guests. We always choose to focus on celebrating the things that unite us versus those that divide us. As such, we have changed the flag displays in our park to feature American flags," said Sharon Parker, Manager of Communications for Six Flags Over Texas.

The Arlington theme park was named for the six flags that have flown over the state of Texas in its history, the Confederate flag being one of them. Park officials previously told TMZ they saw a fundamental difference between the flag they fly and the Confederate Battle Flag.


Retired Green Beret Warns "A Domestic Destabilization Is Underway"

Under the guise of “political correctness,” cities (such as Baltimore, MD) are removing their Confederate monuments one-by-one and under cover of darkness.

Here, as reported by CBS News:

“The Robert E. Lee and Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson monument at Wyman Park Dell was removed with a crowd watching. The Robert B. Taney monument in Mt. Vernon also came down. Crews are on the site of the confederate Women’s monument at University Parkway to take that one down. This comes just days after the Baltimore City Council passed a resolution Monday calling for the immediate deconstruction of these monuments.”

There it is! Straight out of the movie “The Patriot” with Mel Gibson, as with the character he played, Benjamin Martin: “An elected legislature can trample a man’s rights as easily as a king.”


Virginia Secretary of Public Safety Confirms Gov Terry McAuliffe 'Made the Shut Things Down' at Emancipation Park

Virginia Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security Brian Moran told Richmond talk radio host Jeff Katz on Monday that Governor Terry McAuliffe “made the decision . . . to shut things down” at Emancipation Park in Charlottesville on the morning of August 12.

Appearing on Katz’s 1140 AM WRVA radio program, Moran explained the rapidly moving sequence of events that began at 11:22 a.m. when he phoned Governor McAuliffe from the City of Charlottesville Command Center located on the sixth floor of the Wells Fargo building in downtown Charlottesville, just a few blocks from Emancipation Park.

“In light of the escalating violence we had to shut things down,” Moran told Katz (beginning at the 4:15 mark in the audio recording of the interview).

“At about 11:22 I called the governor and he immediately made the decision yes, go ahead, and of course, in consultation with the Virginia State Police, Colonel Flaherty, we put in the appropriate place to clear the park and clear the streets,” Moran said.


Rush Limbaugh has an interesting theory on why the GOP allows ‘leftists’ to tear America apart

Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh, during the Thursday airing of his nationally syndicated radio show, claimed that the GOP is standing aside while “leftists” destroy America.

Limbaugh opened his segment with a direct shot to the media, in which he said, “The media is dividing this country and tearing it apart, and because of fear of the media, way too many on our side are unwilling to stop or even try to explain or oppose this.”

“Identity politics,” he continued, “which we have been focusing on in recent weeks — intensely in recent days — is the primary weapon being used to divide the country.”

Limbaugh noted that “black people and white people who were never slaves are fighting white people and others who were never Nazis over Confederate statues erected by Democrats,” and added that “somehow it’s all Donald Trump’s fault.”

The radio host condemned mainstream media outlets like CNN, which he claimed only spin stories, and speak out of the sides of their mouths, in order to sabotage the GOP, Republicans, conservatives, and the Trump administration.

About CNN, Limbaugh added, “The questions continue to be asked, and as such, the Republicans have no brand. They have no credibility. They can’t get anything in their agenda done because they won’t condemn whatever went on in Charlottesville, or because they wish to condemn also the violence perpetrated by Black Lives Matter and the anarchists and the Antifa people and so forth. Which, if you do that, CNN and others just jump right down your throat as though you’re a bigot and a racist for daring to point out that the violence everywhere in this country often starts by people on the left. And not only is the violence in this country often started by people on the left, they are the sole practitioners of the violence in 99% of protests.”

“Ninety-nine percent of protests you don’t even see the Republicans showing up,” Limbaugh said. “It’s a relatively new phenomenon that opposition to the left is showing up at protests. But it still isn’t mainstream Republicans showing up. They just don’t do it. And it isn’t mainstream conservatives showing up to protests. You disagree with the premise, 99% of all violent protests and riots in this country start and are engineered and practiced by the left?”


The Baltimore Statue Graveyard

I don't know about you but I'd be more than happy to place them on one of my properties instead of something like a landfill. I'll text the Governor. 

Charles Barkley: Worrying About ‘Stupid’ Confederate Statues a ‘Waste’ of Time

In light of the recent movement to remove Confederate statues, NBA legend Charles Barkley said worrying about “those stupid statues” was a “waste” of time.

Barkley said in his 54 years he has “never thought about those statues,” adding he would rather worry about bettering the black community.

“I’m not going to waste my time screaming at a neo-nazi who’s going to hate me no matter what,” Barkley told WBRC’s Rick Karle..

More here with video

Ocean City Mayor Invites Mark Zuckerberg To Visit

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Mayor of Ocean City, Richard Meehan, gave a special thanks to Facebook co-founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg. He thanked Zuckerberg for the social media platform that allowed the town to reach so many people.

The Ocean City Facebook page posted a video on Thursday afternoon of Meehan expressing his appreciation for Facebook. He says that while the town continues to grow, they would not have gotten this far without help of the site.

“Mark, because of Facebook, we’ve been able to reach families all over the country and all over the world. Your platform has made it possible for us to connect with more fans than we ever thought possible” said Meehan. “Sometimes a simple live video of the beach is enough to get a person through the day.”


Kobach: Republicans ‘Irrationally Fearful’ of Stating Mainstream Opinions

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, Vice Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity and a candidate for governor, joined SiriusXM host Alex Marlow on Friday’s Breitbart News Daily to discuss the political fallout from Charlottesville.

“For years now, the liberal media, and the left in politics in America, have used racism as their Number One scarlet letter, the scarlet ‘R’,” Kobach observed. “If they can put that on somebody, then they have something. You know the old joke: What’s the definition of a racist? It’s a conservative who is winning an argument.”

“This has given them an opportunity, these recent events and their claim that President Trump didn’t say the right words. When he said the words they wanted him to say, he said he still hasn’t said the right words. It goes on and on,” he said.

Kobach noted “Republicans across the spectrum” have been subjected to this treatment.

“Any time you oppose illegal immigration, the left will say you’re a racist. Go down the line. You name the issue. Just talk about the voter fraud commission – if you support photo ID like we have in Kansas, a proof of citizenship to register to vote, you must be a racist,” he said.

More here

Darci Lynne: 12-Year-Old Ventriloquist Dedicates Song to Mel B

Confederate statues gives the Democrats another lost cause

Not since First Manassas, when the Yankees fled the battlefield in blind panic, after taking a licking in the first battle of the Cruel War of Northern Aggression, has the Capital quailed in such fear and trembling.

This time it’s only an army of marble, but marble men are apparently enough against a foe of the weak and the weary of combat. Cities, counties and states across the nation have been taking down Southern statuary for days — brave Baltimore waited for the cover of night to do the deed — all in hopes of being spared the wrath of the regiments of bronze and marble regiments. Californians scoured graveyards for evidence of insurrection and finally found something in Hollywood, of all places.

These were the graves of dead Confederates exiled from formerly Confederate states from Virginia to Texas who repaired to the balm of mild and gentle California to live out their final days, only to die forgotten in an alien land. The searchers found a plaque, overgrown with moss and soil, identifying those who sleep there. The plaque, though not a trophy as valuable as statuary of Lee or Jackson, was nevertheless removed as a prize of combat with the dead. The Los Angeles Times reports that “the bodies will not be disinterred.” Well, not now, anyway. Maybe next week, when the remains can be properly flogged and assigned to the city dump.