Russia Hit 1,888 Targets In Syria In A Week; US Count? Just 16…

Video: New Russian Airstrikes against ISIS Terrorists in Syria

Russia isn’t concerned about the environmental impact of airstrikes.

BERLIN — In the seven days before the announcement early Friday that a cease-fire might go into effect in Syria in another week, Russian forces hit more than 100 times as many targets within the embattled nation as a military coalition that includes the United States.

Exactly how the cease-fire proposed at an international conference in Munich would work is still being decided. The agreement announced by Russian and U.S. officials said “a nationwide cessation of hostilities … should apply to any party currently engaged in military or paramilitary hostilities” except the Islamic State, al-Qaida’s Syrian affiliate — Jabhat al Nusra — “or other groups designated as terrorist organizations by the United Nations Security Council.”

Since Russia considers any organization attacking the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad a terrorist group, the question arises of just how its efforts might change.

And those efforts are substantial, as a weekly report by the Russian Ministry of Defense makes clear. In a report posted Thursday on its website, the ministry noted that its jets flew 510 combat sorties and hit 1,888 “terrorist objects” in Syria. The previous week’s report claimed 464 sorties that hit a total of 1,354 “terrorist objects.”

Daily reports from the U.S. military for the same period indicate a much lower level of activity: 16 targets struck in Syria. The reports also said those forces hit 91 targets in Iraq.

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Trump Threatens Cruz With A Birther Suit ‘If He Doesn’t Stop Running Negative Ads’

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If he really thinks it’s a problem, then he should sue and not leave it to others who likely don’t have standing.

Washington (CNN)Donald Trump on Friday threatened to sue Ted Cruz for “not being a natural born citizen” if the Texas senator “doesn’t clean up his act” and stop running negative ads against him.

“If @TedCruz doesn’t clean up his act, stop cheating, & doing negative ads, I have standing to sue him for not being a natural born citizen,” he tweeted.

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Valentine’s Day: Social Justice Warriors Dictate How To Celebrate It Correctly…

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A candlelight dinner with tofu didn’t make the list.

Via NRO:

It’s almost Valentine’s Day, which means that Social Justice Internet is pumping out advice for how to handle this “oppressive” holiday in the most politically correct way possible.

Here are five things that the SJWs are asking you to do this year:

1. Buy your “friend with benefits” a “‘No Means No’ conversation heart ring”

“Hopefully your booty call is just as into consent as you are (if they’re not, ditch ‘em quick),” women’s website Romper advises. “This “No Means No” conversation heart ring ($12.50) is a sweet little statement piece.”

(How romantic! Buying someone a gift to remind them to not rape you!)

Just one little thing: I kind of feel like being “into consent” is not something that exists in varying degrees — after all, you either are or are not a rapist — so “is just as into consent as you are” isn’t really a thing, and whether or not you’d ever want to wear such a weird piece of jewelry has actually nothing to do with that distinction.

2. Talk about diversity before sex because that can be “an aphrodisiac of sorts.”

J.W. Wiley, the chief diversity officer for SUNY Plattsburgh and the director of the Center for Diversity, Pluralism and Inclusion, explains that “some couples like intellectual seduction before they intimately retire for the evening,” and that a great way to spice things up is to talk about how “Valentine’s Day is a day we engage in diversity.”

“All romantic scenarios are diverse realities . . . any shared moments of romance, sex, love and/or marriage involve our multiple identities,” Wiley explains. “Our ability, race, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic class, religion, ageism and privilege all affect who we see and how we’re seen.”

Wiley insists that this kind of discussion will be “an aphrodisiac of sorts for those couples who enjoy making love to each other’s minds before they embark on a sensual anatomical adventure.”

(Because nothing sounds hotter than “sensual anatomical adventure.”)

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Trump Supporters File ‘Birther’ Suit Against Ted Cruz

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As a legal matter, they will likely be found not to have standing.

Via The Hill:

Donald Trump supporters have filed a lawsuit challenging the eligibility of one of his primary rivals, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), to run for president.

The lawsuit, filed Feb. 3 at a district court in Alabama, seeks a judgment “declaring that Rafael Edward Cruz is ineligible to qualify/run/seek and be elected to the Office of the President of the United States of America” due to his Canadian birth.

Cruz was born in Calgary, Canada, to an American mother.

Several of the five plaintiffs — Sebastian Green, Shannon Duncan, Kathryn Spears, Kyle Spears and Jerry Parker — are backing Trump in the Republican primary, their attorney, Thomas Drake, told The Hill, although he said others are still undecided.

“The only thing they can agree on is Mr. Cruz is not eligible to be president,” Drake said.

The lawsuit cites Article II, Section 1 of the Constitution, which rules that “no person except a natural born citizen, or a citizen of the United States, at the time of the adoption of this Constitution, shall be eligible to the office of president.”

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‘Mixed-Race’ Student Defends ‘Whites Only,’ ‘Colored Only’ Signs He Posted In School Hallway, “I Did That School A Favor”…

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Segregation is being pushed by Black Lives Matter and others on college campuses.

Via EAG News:

A mixed-race student who posted segregation signs around his high school claims the messages were designed to highlight racism on campus.

“I found it kind of disturbing,” student Brandan Parmley told Fox 28, “this is 2016, not 1960s.”

Black student Demetris Gardner said he was nervous because it appeared those responsible “were trying to be racist.”

“It makes our school look like we’re racist when we’re honestly far from that,” student Adriana Jones said.

But Williams – who is of mixed race – strongly disagrees, and points to the all black school administration as evidence.

“Within my school I can hear remarks and see actions on a daily basis, but I think if you guys are going to do these things, you’re going to be racist, why do it under the table, why not blatantly put it on the walls,” he told WNDU.

Williams claims racism at Riley runs both ways.

“Just as much as black Americans don’t want an all-white corporate America, there shouldn’t be an all-black (school) leadership,” he told Fox 28.

Williams was one of three students involved with hanging the signs at Riley, and he knew there’d likely be consequences for taking a controversial stand. Aside from his suspension, school officials told the student he may be expelled, Williams said.

“I’m being punished for trying to make a social change,” he told Fox 28.

South Bend superintendent Carole Schmidt issued a statement condemning the racist signs Thursday.

“I was extremely disappointed to learn of the actions of these students today,” Schmidt wrote. “There is no place for these kinds of actions in our schools or in our community.”

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Never Together On Valentine’s Day: Michelle And Barack Exchange Treacly Videos

Michelle and Barack never spend Valentine’s Day together. He’s in Palm Springs with his golfing buddies, and she is again in Aspen with the kids.

Instead we are treated to this insufferable exchange of videos as they again indulge on our dime.

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Montana Farmers Turn To White South Africans To Fill Labor Gap…

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Free college for all will solve the manual labor crisis.

Via KRTV:

The Wall Street Journal reported in August 2015 that fruit and vegetable output is falling in the United States by more than $3 billion annually because farmers can’t keep enough workers in the fields. And that is only the beginning.

Crops rot on the vine, processing facilities are forced to cut their operating hours, family farms can’t take full advantage of their resources — all because of a persistent shortage of farm labor.

“It’s just really, really hard to find people,” said Travis Choat, owner of an irrigated farming and feedlot operation outside Terry.

He said that on average, despite offering more than $11.50 per hour, free housing, free beef and a gasoline allowance, he’s experienced a 300 percent annual turnover rate on the local people he has hired.

“We’ve offered the upper end of what we believe we can afford and still stay in business,” Choat said of his attempts to hire local employees. “We end up using day work and other things to try and get by. This is our limiting factor.”

Despite a U.S. Department of Labor report that 7.9 million Americans are available for work but remain unemployed and the average wage for farm labor jobs is now surpassing $11.60 an hour, the amount of available farm labor in the country remains in short supply.[…]

One of these is USA Farm Labor Inc.

Over the past 13 years, the North Carolina-based company has brought thousands of seasonal ag workers from South African to the United States. The single most common destination for these workers are small family farms looking for one to three people to help them get the work done — and business is booming.

“Many of our clients in North Dakota and Montana are just a husband-and-wife operation,” said Manuel Fick, chief executive officer of USA Farm Labor. “Maybe they have a son or daughter who works on the farm, or maybe their kids are going to college wanting to do something different. They’ll contact us for help getting one or two South Africans, and with that they can cope.”

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Let Them Eat Cake: Airspace In Aspen Shutdown For Michelle ‘Antoinette’ Obama

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PETA Ends Newport Winter Carnival Protest After Learning ‘Greased Pig On Ice’ Is A Man On Skates With A Pig Costume…

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PETA concerned over a pig being traumatized and victimized.

Via WMUR:

An international animal advocacy group launched a protest against a New Hampshire winter carnival event billed as a “Greased Pig on Ice,” but withdrew it after learning there’s no pig in the act — just a man on skates in a pig costume with dollar bills tied to his tail.

Steve Smith, an organizer of the 100th Newport Winter Carnival, said People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, or PETA, launched its alert last week despite his reassurances that no pigs would be harmed during the Saturday event. Smith said he received about 100 emails from concerned animal lovers.

PETA spokeswoman Daphna Nachminovitch said Smith did not clarify what the event would entail. She said the updated information is excellent news for pigs.

Smith said Thursday that he assured a PETA investigator in a Feb. 5 email that no animals would be harmed during the event. The group never challenged or questioned him about it before writing a detailed email alert, he said. It talked about “subjecting these highly sensitive animals to such a chaotic and violent ordeal rife with screaming participants.” It also mentioned capturing the pigs and stuffing them into barrels.

“How can they know what we’re doing if they never even bothered to ask what we’re doing?” Smith said. “If they just asked, ‘What are your plans?’ I would have told them.”

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NJ State Troopers Remind Beyonce And NFL What Black Panthers Did To Their Officers…

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The person who escaped and is living in Cuba is Assata Shakur who is worshipped as a model by Black Lives Matter.

Via IJR:

Police groups around the country have taken serious issue with Beyonce’s Super Bowl halftime show, in which she invoked both the #BlackLivesMatter and Black Panthers movements.

But a group of New Jersey State Troopers have a very historical reason for their “shock and disgust” over the performance.

One of their own fell at the hands of the Black Panthers—and they haven’t forgotten.

In 1979, Trooper Werner Foerster was shot and killed with his own service weapon after backing up a fellow officer.

Three assailants, who were able to disarm the NJ state trooper, were members of the Black Panther party. One member escaped the crime scene, and has been living at-large in Cuba ever since.

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$25K Reward Offered For Info On Persons Who Murdered 1-Year-Old California Girl In Gang Shooting…

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Another senseless killing where nobody saw the shooter.

Via Guns:

A California family is devastated after a shooting at their Compton home Tuesday night claimed the life of a 1-year-old girl, and now authorities are offering a reward to the tune of $25,000 for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of those responsible.

The incident occurred around 7 p.m. as the girl’s mother, Blanche Wandick, was getting ready to make a bottle for her baby, Autumn, who was standing in a crib next to her.

Witnesses say one of the suspects walked up to the home, which is a garage that has been converted to an apartment, and shot through the door, the Los Angeles Times reported. Several witnesses told authorities they heard 10 to 12 shots being fired before seeing the suspect and an accomplice fleeing in a blue Chevy Impala.

Moments after the gunshots rang out, the little girl’s parents realized she had been shot right above her eye. The father, who according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is a known gang member, scooped up the injured girl and ran outside seeking help. He soon met with sheriff’s deputies, who rushed the girl to a nearby hospital in a patrol car, but when they arrived, Autumn was pronounced dead.

“My innocent baby got shot for nothing. She was sitting – just standing in her crib – and out of nowhere, gunshots,” Wandick said the day after the shooting. “That’s all. That’s all I can say. That’s it,” the visibly distraught mother added.[…]

“An innocent little girl lost her life yesterday over some foolishness,” said Cornell Patton, Autumn’s great-uncle. “If black lives matter, then let’s make it matter. A little girl just got killed.”

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Chelsea Clinton: I Left The Church When I Was 6 Because It Opposed Abortion

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Ah yeah sure. Don’t most 6 year olds do that?

Via Life News:

In a new interview, Chelsea Clinton, the daughter of pro-abortion presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, says she left the Baptist Church at the age of 6 because it has a strongly pro-life position opposing abortions.

Clinton made the comment at a recent fundraiser for Hillary Clinton in an attempt to address evangelicals who question her mother’s faith in God. She said she was upset when teachers in a Sunday School class talked about the wrongness of abortion.

“I find it quite insulting sometimes when people say to my mom, my dad or me . . . that they question our faith,’ said Chelsea. “I was raised in a Methodist church and I left the Baptist church before my dad did, because I didn’t know why they were talking to me about abortion when I was 6 in Sunday school — that’s a true story.”

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Funny Cruz Ad Goes After Hillary In ‘Office Space’ Spoof

Emails: Despite Knowing Of Lead In Water, EPA Planned To Let Flint Keep Drinking It Into 2016

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Obama’s EPA.

Via Washington Examiner:

Four months after being notified about high lead levels in a Flint home, the Environmental Protection Agency was prepared to let the city continue giving lead-contaminated water to customers until at least 2016, emails released Friday show.

Jennifer Crooks, the Michigan program manager for the EPA’s Drinking Water State Revolving Fund, sent out an agenda on June 8, 2015, for a planned call with Michigan Department of Environmental Quality officials.

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Dashcam Video Of Black Prof’s Arrest Far Cry From The ‘Racism’ She Claimed

Via Daily Caller:

The dashcam arrest video showing police arrest a Princeton University professor this weekend paints a markedly different picture than the racist ordeal described by the professor, Imani Perry, in a 1,201-word Facebook rant.

Perry, a professor in Princeton’s African American studies department, also tweeted angrily about her arrest, but she appears to have since deleted her entire Twitter account.

A pair of Princeton, N.J. police officers busted Perry on Saturday morning for going 67 miles per hour in a zone where the posted speed limit is 45 miles per hour.

The officers then proceeded to arrest Perry because of a warrant for an outstanding parking ticket from three years ago. She still owed $130 for that infraction.

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Agency Poisoned By Clinton’s Disregard For Security

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Via Daily Caller:

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s lax approach to handling sensitive and classified national security information is plaguing a federal department the presidential candidate led for five years.

The little-known Bureau of Energy Resources has no effective program to ensure the security of sensitive information it routinely handles, according to a report by the Department of State Office of Inspector General.

The bureau was created under Clinton in 2011 as a center for energy diplomacy and energy security issues within the State Department. Clinton’s tenure as Secretary of State was from 2009 to 2013.

Staff members aren’t following official policy to keep government-owned and personal electronic devices at least 10-feet away from classified processing equipment, and aren’t making sure all devices’ camera lenses are closed, according to the report.

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Two Female Suicide Bombers Blow Themselves Up, Killing 58 At Nigerian Refugee Camp

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MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — Two female suicide bombers blew themselves up in a northeastern Nigerian refugee camp, killing at least 58 people, health and rescue officials said Wednesday.

A third woman bomber was arrested and gave officials information about other planned bombings that helped them increase security at the camp, said an official of the Borno State Emergency Management Agency.

Some 78 people are being treated for wounds from the twin explosions that occurred Tuesday morning in a camp of some 50,000 people driven from their homes by the Boko Haram Islamic uprising, according to health workers in Maiduguri, the biggest city in northeastern Nigeria and birthplace of Boko Haram. They spoke on condition of anonymity as did rescue officials who said they were not authorized to speak to reporters.

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Cop Placed On Leave After Posting Comment ‘Love A Happy Ending’ About #BlackLivesMatter Activist’s Suicide

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FAIRBORN, Ohio — Officials say an Ohio police officer is being put on paid leave over a Facebook comment about a Black Lives Matter activist who killed himself on the Statehouse steps.

The comment posted under Fairborn officer Lee Cyr’s account reads “Love a happy ending.” It was posted on the Ohio Politics Facebook page Wednesday, two days after MarShawn McCarrel II killed himself.

Police say Cyr was off duty when the comment was posted.

City Police Chief Terry Barlow says internal affairs investigators will try to determine if Cyr violated the department’s social-media policy.

Cyr didn’t return calls seeking comment.

McCarrel shot himself near the front door of the Statehouse on Monday. He had helped with protests after high-profile police shootings led to the Black Lives Matter movement.

Bill Maher: Trump Will Win Unless Liberals Man Up

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Via Downtrend:

Writing for The Hollywood Reporter this Wednesday, liberal commentator and comedian Bill Maher opined that 2016 GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump will win the general election — assuming he first wins the nomination — unless liberals man up and admit the truth about radical Islam.

“[H]e will win the election if the American people have to choose between his demagoguery and a party that won’t even say the words ‘Islamic terrorism,’” Maher wrote. “I think the Democrats could lose on that issue alone, especially if there’s another attack.”

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‘Deafening Silence’: Obama, Dem Candidates Mum On Recent Police Deaths

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Hillary and Bernie were all over the last debate, pandering to Black Lives Matter groups, painting police as systemically racist and evil.

Via Fox News:

A Fargo police officer fatally shot responding to a routine domestic disturbance call. A 25-year police veteran killed while trying to serve a warrant outside Atlanta. These are just the latest tragedies of cops murdered while performing their sworn duty — “to protect and serve.”

But while President Obama and the Democratic candidates vying to succeed him are putting America’s police departments on trial in the court of public opinion in response to a rash of deadly police shootings, the murder of police officers on America’s streets is being met with a “deafening silence.”

“I cannot recall any time in recent years when six law enforcement professionals have been murdered by gunfire in multiple incidents in a single week,” National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund CEO Craig W. Floyd said in a statement Friday. “Already this year there have been eight officers shot and killed, compared to just one during the same period last year and represents a very troubling trend.”

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