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AFTER FIVE YEARS in a Cuban dungeon, American aid contractor Alan Gross was finally freed Wednesday, his release part of a deal to restore full diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba. But there will be no freedom for the many thousands...
From: Free Republic | By: Townhall.com | Monday, December 22, 2014
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Iraqi Kurd Fighters Take Sinjar Back From ISIS (Photo: Reuters/Azad Lashkari) A convoy of Kurdish peshmerga fighters drive through Arbil after leaving a base in northern Iraq, on their way to the Syrian town of Kobani, October 28, 2014. By Anugrah Kumar...
From: Free Republic | By: Christian Post | Monday, December 22, 2014
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Gov. Chris Christie has called on President Barack Obama to demand that Cuba return a woman convicted of killing a New Jersey State Police officer in 1973 before the United States moves forward with a plan to restore diplomatic relations with the communist...
From: Free Republic | By: nj.com | Monday, December 22, 2014
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TEL AVIV – Russia is preparing a contingency plan to prompt Hezbollah and possibly the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad into a direct military conflict with Israel, according to a French official who has been apprised of the situation. The...
From: Free Republic | By: World Net Daily | Monday, December 22, 2014
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MIAMI (AP) — The key role Pope Francis played encouraging talks between Presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro left fractures among his flock in South Florida, where many older Roman Catholics equate the Castro brothers with the devil. Many Catholics...
From: Free Republic | By: The Blaze | Monday, December 22, 2014
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In Cuba, street marches have historically been government-orchestrated events or dissident protests that are swiftly crushed by the authorities. So it was downright startling when, in May 2007, Fidel Castro’s niece sauntered down the street with a...
From: Free Republic | By: nytimes | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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Ten percent of the population, have fled Cuba, many of whom found a new home in America. When that many people wanted to leave, it tells you something is terribly wrong with life in Cuba When the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991 the Cold War that had existed...
From: Free Republic | By: Canada Free Press | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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Ron and Rand Paul have complained about being wrongly dubbed “isolationists� even though that name arguably fits whatever passes for their foreign policy.Now Rand Paul has decided that opponents of bailing out the Castro regime are isolationists....
From: Free Republic | By: Frontpage Mag | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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Just days after President Obama announced a historic thaw in relations between the United States and Cuba, one of Russia’s most hawkish emissaries was set to arrive in Havana on Friday to meet with Cuba’s leadership. The emissary, Dmitri O. Rogozin,...
From: Free Republic | By: New York Times | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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Cuban President Raul Castro sent a blunt message to Washington Saturday as the White House works to reverse a half-century of hostility between the U.S. and Cuba: Don't expect detente to do away with the communist system.
From: Free Republic | By: cnsnews.com | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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It's funny how Barack Obama plays the oppressed victim card in an interview with People magazine and at the same time announces he will subsidize Cuba's communism. The media couldn’t get enough of Obama’s inane tale of racial oppression this past...
From: Free Republic | By: American Thinker | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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Though many Cuban-American Catholics praise the pontiff for encouraging progress, others feel betrayed by their spiritual leader. Those who equate Raul Castro with the devil are incensed by the pope's diplomacy. Cuban exile Efrain Rivas says he feels...
From: Free Republic | By: wics abc 20 / ap | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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The Islamic State extremist group has executed 100 of its own foreign fighters who tried to flee their headquarters in the Syrian city of Raqqa, the Financial Times newspaper said Saturday. An activist opposed to both IS and the regime of Syrian President...
From: Free Republic | By: AFP | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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A fragile truce was holding on Syria's southern front on Tuesday after Jabhat Al Nusra killed a senior commander in a western-backed rebel group, accusing his faction of being sleeper agents for ISIL. Mousab Ali Qarfan, who also went by the name Mousab...
From: Free Republic | By: The National | Saturday, December 20, 2014
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DECEMBER 20, 2014 A Dictator’s Best Friend Obama throws our adversaries a lifeline. By Matthew Continetti ‘It’s a sad day for freedom,” Marco Rubio told Bret Baier after President Obama announced he would normalize relations with Cuba. Not a...
From: Free Republic | By: National Review | Saturday, December 20, 2014
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The Islamic State is turning Christian churches in Iraq and Syria into dungeons and torture chambers after stripping them of priceless artifacts to sell on the black market, according to reports. Ancient relics and even entire murals are being torn from...
From: Free Republic | By: Fox News | Saturday, December 20, 2014
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The Islamic State extremist group has executed 100 of its own foreign fighters who tried to flee their headquarters in the Syrian city of Raqqa ... Some jihadists have become disillusioned with the realities of fighting in Syria ... between 30 and 50...
From: Free Republic | By: afp | Saturday, December 20, 2014
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Germany is planning to send troops to Iraq in a major break with the military policy it has followed since the end of the Second World War, and one that may even require the country’s constitution to be changed, according to reports. Angela Merkel’s...
From: Free Republic | By: Daily Telegraph (UK) | Monday, December 22, 2014
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“Shout out the homie who shot those cops in Brooklyn.”“What do we want?” came the shouted question from the marchers in New York City on Dec. 13. “Dead cops!” came the reply. “When do we want it?” “Now!” It took seven days, perhaps...
From: Free Republic | By: PJ Media | Monday, December 22, 2014
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Police officers turned their backs on New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio as he walked into his press conference about the two NYPD officers shot and killed ambush-style in Brooklyn.
From: Free Republic | By: WGN Channel 9 | Monday, December 22, 2014
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A lynch mob is all fun and games until someone actually gets lynched. At first everyone has a good time marching around and shouting “Black Lives Matter” and “I Can’t Breathe.” The police are accused of being racist killers by the defenders...
From: Free Republic | By: Frontpagemag.com | Monday, December 22, 2014
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At a peaceful gathering of the Justice League, they condemned the killings of Officers Liu and Ramos, but also wondered why the slaying of citizens by cops doesn’t spark as much outrage.A modest crowd moved East on 110th Street in New York City on...
From: Free Republic | By: The Daily Beast | Monday, December 22, 2014
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From Lydia, an administrator at an abortion clinic: “Patients who have a wanted pregnancy and lose it, or choose abortions because of fetal anomalies, always call it “the baby.” It is a baby to them, developed or not… Some women never “connect”...
From: Free Republic | By: Clinic Quotes | Monday, December 22, 2014
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In leiu of the folowwing recent story1,500 Jews Find Vandalism at Joseph’s Tomb for Hanukkah out of Nablus Israel, An Arutz Sheva article about Jewish pilgrims coming to pray at Joseph’s tomb and finding that Muslims had badly vandalized it, I thought...
From: Free Republic | Monday, December 22, 2014
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The Egyptian archaeological community is in a tizzy. They are accusing foreign Egyptologists of being Israeli agents hell bent on altering their history. It seems Israel's ultimate goal is to reclaim the Pyramids. This charge was recently laid by Amir...
From: Free Republic | By: 'blog | Monday, December 22, 2014
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A driver shouted "Allahu Akbar" as he ploughed into groups of people in the eastern French city of Dijon on Sunday evening, AFP reports. 11 people were injured, two of them seriously, in the attack, a source close to the investigation said. "The man,...
From: Free Republic | By: Arutz Sheva | Monday, December 22, 2014
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Our reader Sam King made a StopFake Review in English with some added comments. There are top 75 cases that provide evidence of Russia’s Kremlin attempts to lie about their invasion of Ukraine. Most cases show Kremlin Backed Media companies using old...
From: Free Republic | By: StopFake.org | Monday, December 22, 2014
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Russia's Deputy Defense Minister Yury Borisov has told Interfax that France must decide by the end of the year if it will deliver two mistral class warships or give Moscow a refund. He also reportedly said that the second option of a refund "might even...
From: Free Republic | By: YouTube | Monday, December 22, 2014
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Facebook blocked a page calling for a demonstration in support of one of President Vladimir Putin's most vocal critics after being pressured to do so by Russian Internet regulators.
From: Free Republic | By: upi | Monday, December 22, 2014
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Swedish defense officials have said a Russian military aircraft nearly collided south of Sweden with a commercial passenger plane shortly after takeoff from Copenhagen, Denmark, on December 12. Sweden's air force chief, Major General Micael Byden, said...
From: Free Republic | By: Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty RFE/RL | Monday, December 22, 2014
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Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell met with “faith organizations from across the country” last week to ask them to help people enroll in federal health care insurance plans created through the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare. […]...
From: Free Republic | By: Cybercast News Service | Monday, December 22, 2014
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Tiller the Killerî George Richard Tiller, 65, owns and operates Womenís Health Care Services, located at 5101-5107 E. Kellogg Avenue, Wichita, KS 67218, the largest outpatient late-term abortion facility outside of Communist China. He and his wife...
From: Free Republic | By: Operation Rescue | Monday, December 22, 2014
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This video shows an abortion and the bodies of aborted babies. It is extremely graphic and disturbing. There are millions of abortions done every day in the world, and over 3500 in the United States. The first baby in this video appears to be in the...
From: Free Republic | By: Clinic Quotes | Monday, December 22, 2014
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Women’s health agencies and their supporters, including Gov. Maggie Hassan, are bracing for yet another attempt to strip state funding for Planned Parenthood and other groups that perform abortions. Rep. Warren Groen, a Republican from Rochester, plans...
From: Free Republic | By: Concord Monitor | Monday, December 22, 2014
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The long struggle to keep abortion out of the south African country of Mozambique has failed. President Armando Guebuza on Thursday "quietly signed into law," in the words of Agence France-Presse, a revision to the penal code that legalizes abortion-on-demand...
From: Free Republic | By: LIFE SITE NEWS | Monday, December 22, 2014
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From pro-choice author Melody Rose: The images and language most often wielded by pro-life advocates are vivid and emotional… recent developments in imaging technique certainly have facilitated a reliance on powerful pictures that humanize the fetus...
From: Free Republic | By: LIVE ACTION NEWS | Monday, December 22, 2014
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In March 1983, OB-GYN and former abortionist Dr. Bernard Nathanson sat down with Canada’s notorious abortionist Henry Morgentaler who helped overturn Canada’s abortion law, to discuss complex issues surrounding abortion on CHCH’s television program...
From: Free Republic | By: saynsumthn's blog | Monday, December 22, 2014
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On Monday (December 15, 2014), the Thomas More Law Center (TMLC), a national public interest law firm based in Ann Arbor, MI, along with two other entities, asked the US Supreme Court to review the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decision which upheld...
From: Free Republic | By: Thomas Moore Law Center | Monday, December 22, 2014
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It is set to be one of the toughest US presidential races and certainly its most expensive. With 687 days to go to election day, the 2016 campaign is already rich with storylines as candidates hone their messages and handshakes for the gruelling primary...
From: Free Republic | By: Financial Times | Monday, December 22, 2014
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Did China Help North Korea Hack Sony? A “senior administration official” told CNN yesterday that Washington had asked Beijing for assistance in connection with the hacking of Sony Pictures Entertainment, a unit of Sony Corporation. “We have discussed...
From: Free Republic | By: Forbes | Monday, December 22, 2014
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Planned Parenthood has uploaded yet another video showing Blacks using their services. Specifically abortion and birth control. As a reminder, I recently posted blogs on other videos by Planned Parenthood which negatively portrayed Blacks here and here....
From: Free Republic | By: Saynsumthn's Blog | Monday, December 22, 2014
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Since a delicious feminist folly occurs nearly every day, I had a hard time picking the sweetest of the cherries off the cupcakes. But here goes, more or less in descending order of absurdity: The “gang rape” hoax at UVA ... Wendy Davis ... Rotherham...
From: Free Republic | By: Los Angeles Times | Monday, December 22, 2014
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New rules being proposed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will give that agency enormous new powers over consumers who use the healthcare.gov website to purchase their insurance. The proposed rules would allow CMS to automatically renew...
From: Free Republic | By: americanthinker.com | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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From a former abortion clinic worker, Rayna Rapp, who is still pro-choice: Many minority women, even if they are not poor, cannot count on support for their pregnancies, and pregnancy related decision-making, from their healthcare providers. Frankie...
From: Free Republic | By: LIVE ACTION NEWS | Saturday, December 20, 2014
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Las Vegas, NV – Nevada Senator Harry Reid announced today Nevada will receive new electricity allocations from Hoover Dam as a result of the Hoover Power Allocation Act. Senator Reid first introduced this legislation in 2009 and reintroduced it in...
From: Free Republic | By: Nevada Senator Harry Reid | Saturday, December 20, 2014
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U.S. president Barack Obama said in a TV interview set for broadcast on Sunday that he will do "everything I can" to close the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, after four Afghan detainees held there were sent home. Obama promised to shut...
From: Free Republic | By: Reuters | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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Across the street from the hospital where two Brooklyn police officers were brought after being murdered, there were carnations and a makeshift memorial: a cardboard box and a handmade sign in marker reading, "R.I.P. NYPD." Hundreds of cops saluting...
From: Free Republic | By: Daily Beast | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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A woman who had a baby on welfare describes her social worker’s attitude when she became pregnant a second time: “After having our baby in May, a caseworker at the Department of Social Services made us feel like we’d been irresponsible for having...
From: Free Republic | By: Clinic Quotes | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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In a decision issued this morning, the U.S. Supreme Court sided with the police in a case arising from an officer’s “mistake of law.” At issue in Heien v. North Carolina was a 2009 traffic stop for a single busted brake light that led to the discovery...
From: Free Republic | By: Reason.com | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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Men repatriated at request of President Ashraf Ghani; camp census now 132. The four Afghan detainees whose release from Guantanamo was announced on Saturday. Clockwise from top right: Abdul Ghani, Khi Ali Gul, Shawali Khan, Mohammed Zahir. Four Afghan...
From: Free Republic | By: Al Jazeera | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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