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April 23, 2017

Bobby Vinton – Sealed With a Kiss

Music.

April 22, 2017

Patriots Day – Brittany Pettibone (Video)

Speech by Brittany Pettibone at Patriots Day rally held in Berkeley, California April 15, 2017 in Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park.

April 14, 2017

Dysfunction City

How our clueless leaders valorize and promote social pathology.

The last time Official New York decided that criminals mattered more than civic tranquility, John Vliet Lindsay was mayor and decades of chaos lay ahead. Then came law-and-order types like Rudy Giuliani, George Pataki, and Mike Bloomberg; crackdowns ensued, and peace largely returned to the streets.

Now the pendulum is swinging back to dysfunction. And public policy in New York increasingly seems driven by the same kind of “turn’em-loose” ethic that animated Lindsay’s administration decades ago.

In Albany, Governor Andrew Cuomo was a motivating force behind the now largely successful effort to exempt 16- and 17-year-olds from felony statutes—the “Raise the Age” movement—with scant regard for the consequences of doing so. Plus, the governor is clamoring to close the Rikers Island jail complex—but without offering a realistic public-safety alternative. While Cuomo is far from alone in endorsing these positions, he brings the prestige of New York’s highest political office to the effort.

At City Hall, Mayor Bill de Blasio has allowed himself to be dragooned into the Close Rikers movement—he initially recognized its practical pitfalls, then moved to capture the spotlight in his characteristically flexible manner. He was also a Raise the Age cheerleader, has demonstrably reduced civility and safety standards in the public schools, flooded the streets with often-aggressive vagrants, signed federal consent decrees that rendered Rikers less safe, and made it far more difficult than it needs to be to protect New York from Islamist terrorism.

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April 10, 2017

Pro-Police Author: ‘Outbreak of Student Totalitarianism’ Cut Speech Short (Video)

MacDonald said she was called a “white supremacist racist-fascist” and footage of the event showed people yelling “[Expletive] the police; from Oakland to Greece.”

A conservative author invited to speak at a California college had her forum cut short due to dozens of angry protesters.

Heather MacDonald, author of “The War on Cops,” said on “Fox & Friends Weekend” that a Facebook post announcing her event at Claremont McKenna College in Oakland sparked immediate backlash before she even arrived.

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March 21, 2017

9/11 families sue Saudi Arabia, accuse the U.S. ally of complicity in the terrorist attacks

The lawsuit asserts that the Saudi royals, who for years had been trying to curry favor with fundamentalists to avoid losing power, were aware that funds from Saudi charities were being funneled to al-Qaida.

In a stunning lawsuit seeking to hold Saudi Arabia accountable for 9/11, the families of 800 victims have filed a lawsuit accusing the Saudis of complicity in the worst terror attacks on American soil.

The legal action, filed in federal court in Manhattan, details a scenario of involvement by Saudi officials who are said to have aided some of the hijackers before the attacks.

Fifteen of the 19 hijackers were Saudi nationals and three of them had previously worked for the kingdom.

The document details how officials from Saudi embassies supported hijackers Salem al-Hazmi and Khalid Al-Mihdhar 18 months before 9/11.

The officials allegedly helped them find apartments, learn English and obtain credit cards and cash. The documents state that the officials helped them learn how to blend into the American landscape.

The suit also produces evidence that officials in the Saudi embassy in Germany supported lead hijacker Mohamed Atta. It claims that a Saudi official was in the same hotel in Virginia with several hijackers the night before the attacks.

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March 20, 2017

Complete Classic Movie: Gentleman’s Agreement (1947)

Stars: Gregory Peck, Dorothy McGuire, John Garfield. A reporter pretends to be Jewish in order to cover a story on anti-Semitism, and personally discovers the true depths of bigotry and hatred.

Click here to watch Gentleman’s Agreement.

March 17, 2017

Complete Classic Movie: So Proudly We Hail! (1943)

Stars: Claudette Colbert, Paulette Goddard, Veronica Lake. A group of nurses returning from the war in the Phillippines recall their experiences in combat and in love.

Click here to watch So Proudly We Hail!

March 16, 2017

Orthodox Celts – Star Of The County Down

Belgrade’s most popular Irish & Celtic music band playing an Irish traditional, arranged by Ana Djokic (the violin player in the video). They are very popular in Serbia and neighbouring states, mainly for their vibrant live shows.

March 8, 2017

Roy Clark – I Never Picked Cotton

Was on Hee Haw, But He Never Picked Cotton, But his Mother, Brother, Sister Did.

March 1, 2017

Worst Place To Be A Woman (Video)

Stacey Dooley Investigates.