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  • Where Are You Farmer Dean? Vanity

    10/21/2018 10:04:40 AM PDT · by oldvirginian
    dp0622 | October 21, 2018 | dp0622
    our friend is back and typing and on FR again!! last i heard about a month and a half ago i think was that he was going home Make a post or reply here buddy, would be great to hear from you!

    10/21/2018 10:02:19 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 3 replies
    Newsweek. ^ | 11-21-2018 | Orlando Sierra
    A Central American migrant has blasted President Donald Trump in angry comments to CNN’s Bill Weir at the border between Mexico and Guatemala. “Donald Trump is the antichrist,” the unidentified man can bee seen saying in Spanish during a CNN report aired this weekend on the immigrant caravan that has traveled to the Mexican border from Honduras. “If he doesn’t repent, he’s going to hell,” the man adds. Thousands of Central American migrants have joined a caravan that originally formed more than a week ago in Honduras. Trump has repeatedly threatened Central American leaders with complete aid cuts if the...
  • Trump approval jumps ahead of Obama’s midterm approval rating

    10/21/2018 9:59:50 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 1 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/21/18 | EMILY BIRNBAUM
    President Trump's approval rating before the November elections has jumped to a higher level than former President Obama's ahead of the 2010 midterms, according to a new NBC/Wall Street Journal poll. The poll found Trump's approval rating at its highest level for that poll yet at 47 percent. Obama's approval rating was 45 percent around the same time in 2010, according to a similar NBC/Wall Street Journal poll taken in late October 2010. Obama's approval rating was reaching a record low in October 2010, just before his party lost a significant number of seats in the House and Senate. President...
  • They danced and jumped to celebrate homecoming weekend. Then the floor gave way.

    10/21/2018 9:59:43 AM PDT · by carriage_hill · 2 replies
    CNN ^ | 10-21-18 | Keith Allen and Eric Levenson
    As a crowded group of Clemson University students and local residents danced and jumped around at an apartment clubhouse late Saturday night, Jeremy Tester felt something strange beneath his feet. "You could hear the floor about to go through, kind of," he said, "but nobody thought it was going to happen. They just kept going." But suddenly the floor gave way. Dozens of partiers dropped into free fall and landed in a mass of sprawling bodies in the basement. Police said 30 people were injured when the floor of the apartment clubhouse collapsed during a party on homecoming weekend in...
  • FAKE NEWS: TWO CASE STUDIES, History of Rathergate

    10/21/2018 9:57:27 AM PDT · by Thebaddog
    Powerline ^ | 10.21.18 | Scott Johnson
    I was asked by our local chapter of the Cardozo Society — an affinity group of Jewish lawyers of which I am a member — to speak over lunch as a counterpart to ABA Foundation Fellow and historian Victoria Saker Woeste on the subject of fake news at the society’s October 8 continuing legal education program. Ms. Woeste was the featured speaker. Her theme was that the term “fake news” is anti-Semitic in origin and that President Trump’s use of it, knowingly or not, is wrongful. Her talk expanded on her Washington Post column (accessible via Outline here) making this...
  • Sucker-Punching the People

    10/21/2018 9:53:53 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 1 replies ^ | October 21, 2018 | Paul Jacob
    We have a choice: Govern ourselves or allow legislators and judges in our federal and state capitals to rule over us. I much prefer the former. Give me a republic in which important individual rights have been constitutionally secured and democratic elections established. In reality, that democracy part is as imperiled as our rights. Those fair elections, whereby we staff government and correct its course, too often prove hard to come by. On Friday, the Arkansas Supreme Court struck Issue 3, a citizen-initiated measure to restore legislative term limits, from Arkansas’ November ballot. In a 4-3 ruling, the court declared...
  • Vanguard Founder Jack Bogle's Market Forecast

    10/21/2018 9:47:03 AM PDT · by NRx · 2 replies
    YouTube ^ | 10-17-2018 | Morningstar
    A short interview with Jack Bogle (the father of the low cost index fund) who gives his thoughts on where markets may be going. Appx 6 minute.
  • Smoking Tasty Tri Tips for Weight Loss

    10/21/2018 9:46:51 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 3 replies
    YouTube ^ | October 21, 2018 | Half Of Me
    VIDEO I recently smoked a Tri Tip which was so incredibly good that I smoked two more Tri Tips that same week. This video is of the third Tri Tip that I smoked. One way I am losing weight is by preparing incredibly tasty low or no carb food such as this. Meanwhile I am able to avoid carb cravings via taking Crave Stop. Tri Tips are very popular in the Santa Barbara area of California. It is from the lower triangular area of the cow below the sirloin, thus the name "Tri Tip." It is somewhere between a steak...
  • DESTROYER: Pope to Celebrate New Rite of Mass at Youth Synod Closing

    10/21/2018 9:44:27 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 3 replies
    Whispers of Restoration ^ | October 17, 2018 | unknown
    DESTROYER: Pope to Celebrate New Rite of Mass at Youth Synod Closing For those just now connecting the dots…Pattern of Liturgical Deviance Plenty of controversy now surrounds Pope Francis: his seemingly invalid election, his long pattern of heterodox teaching, the Viganò report implicating him in cascading sex abuse crimes, the ongoing Amoris Laetitia debacle, the Vatican sell-out to Communist China, pick your disaster.As this Pope’s penchant for “making a mess” shows no sign of diminishing to the peril of countless souls, we agree with Chris Ferrara’s assessment over at The Remnant, and his call (like Bishop Gracida’s) for an imperfect synod to defend the Church from Francis:...

    10/21/2018 9:43:48 AM PDT · by Para-Ord.45 · 11 replies ^ | October 20 2018 | Chuck Ross
    FBI ACKNOWLEDGES USING MULTIPLE INFORMANTS IN INVESTIGATION OF TRUMP CAMPAIGN AIDE. -The U.S. government revealed Friday that it used multiple informants to obtain information against former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page. -In court filings, government officials also revealed confidential human sources were paid for their work. -The FBI relied heavily on an uncorroborated dossier to obtain warrants to spy on Page. The U.S. government revealed in court filings Friday that the FBI used multiple confidential informants, including some who were paid for their information, as part of its investigation into former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page. “The FBI has protected...
  • Man, 72, 'stoned to death by monkeys' in India

    10/21/2018 9:37:07 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 29 replies
    Police say the monkeys rained bricks on the man, 72, from a treetop after earlier collecting them from a run down building. A man in India has died after a group of monkeys threw bricks at him from a tree. Dharampal Singh, 72, had been collecting pieces of dry wood before the incident in Tikri, Uttar Pradesh, on Thursday. Police said monkeys rained bricks on the man from a treetop after collecting them from a nearby dilapidated building, the Times of India reported.
  • The Republicans are still in the fight to take the House

    10/21/2018 9:36:49 AM PDT · by FtrPilot · 6 replies
    New York Post ^ | OCTOBER 20, 2018 | David M. Drucker
    Control of the House of Representatives is teetering on a razor’s edge, poised to fall to the Democrats on Nov. 6, but hardly a lost cause for the Republicans. Amid a blue tide of cash, grass-roots activism and voter enthusiasm, the Democrats only have to win 23 seats to erase the GOP’s 42-seat majority. Every single House seat in the country is facing an election.
  • Pelosi Hounded by Protesters Screaming 'Communist!' at Event for Donna Shalala

    10/21/2018 9:35:36 AM PDT · by rktman · 11 replies ^ | 10/20/2018 | Rick Moran
    Nancy Pelosi walked smack into the middle of a local congressional fight in Florida yesterday and was accosted by dozens of protesters -- some of them from the violent right-wing group Proud Boys -- who screamed "communist!" at the House minority leader. Pelosi was on her way to an event for Democratic congressional candidate Donna Shalala, who stuck her foot in it by inviting Georgia Rep. Barbara Lee -- a Fidel Castro admirer -- to the same event. The district is heavily Hispanic and anti-Castro, having been represented previously by GOP Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, and Shalala's tone-deaf move to invite...
  • He fought in World War II. He died in 2014. And he just registered to vote in Va.

    10/21/2018 9:33:43 AM PDT · by Mr. K · 30 replies
    washingtonpost ^ | 10/21/18 | Laura Vozzella
    RICHMOND — The FBI and local police are investigating how at least 19 dead Virginians were recently re-registered to vote in this critical swing state. One case came to light after relatives of a deceased man received a note congratulating him for registering, Rockingham County Commonwealth’s Attorney Marsha Garst said Thursday. “His family members were very distraught,” said Garst, who confirmed the existence of the FBI and police investigation but said she could provide few details because the case is ongoing. All 19 were initially registered as voters in the Shenandoah Valley city of Harrisonburg, although a clerk double-checking the...
  • Dems zero-in on Trump’s alleged conflicts of interest

    10/21/2018 9:33:07 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 4 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/21/18 | MELANIE ZANONA
    Democrats itching to investigate President Trump’s possible conflicts of interests have zeroed in on a familiar presidential foe: the FBI. House Democrats released a trove of new documents this week that they say prove Trump was directly involved in canceling plans developed by the federal government to sell the FBI headquarters in Washington, D.C. Critics argue that Trump intervened because he wanted to prevent commercial developers from building a new property at the downtown Washington, D.C., spot that might compete with the Trump Hotel, which is located across the street. If Democrats take back the House this fall, they say...
  • Because He Fights

    10/21/2018 9:32:04 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 7 replies ^ | October 21, 2018 | Gil Gutknecht
    Historians tell us that the War Department didn’t have much respect for him. They told the president that he drank too much. He was reckless. He was too willing to accept large numbers of casualties. Establishment Republicans worried aloud that Grant’s approach would lead to military and political disaster. When Lincoln was asked why he chose the diminutive Ulysses Grant to command the Union Forces, he said that he could not spare him “because he fights.” Lincoln had more than a stomach full of the resume’ rich Generals who looked the part. The ones who said the right things, who...
  • Dick Modzelewski, Key Lineman in a Vaunted Giants Defense, Dies at 87

    10/21/2018 9:26:45 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 5 replies
    The New York Times ^ | October 20, 2018 | Richard Goldstein
    Dick Modzelewski, the Giants’ tackle who played on the line that transformed defensive players into glamorous pro football figures during the team’s glory years of the late 1950s and early ’60s, died on Friday at his home in Eastlake, Ohio. He was 87. His death was confirmed by his daughter Laurie Hardesty. Modzelewski, the winner of the 1952 Outland Trophy as college football’s best interior lineman, playing for the University of Maryland, was obtained by the Giants in a trade before the 1956 season. Soon, chants of “Dee-fense” rang out at Yankee Stadium as Modzelewski at left tackle, Jim Katcavage...
  • ABC Reporter Gushes to Beto: 'You're a Rock Star!'

    10/21/2018 9:25:02 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 31 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    You know how a girl, when she really likes a boy, will nervously brush her hair back? Check out the move of ABC reporter Paula Faris as she gushes to Beto O'Rourke: "you're a rock star!" When Beto demurs, Faris insists: "no, you really are!" Faris did stop short of asking Beto to autograph her arm, but the adoration was unmistakable.Get tohe rest of the story and view the video here.
  • SCOTUS Puts The Brakes On Kids’ Climate Lawsuit Against The Government

    10/21/2018 9:20:51 AM PDT · by rktman · 10 replies
    Chris White ^ | 10/20/2018 |
    Supreme Court Justice John Roberts granted the Trump administration a stay Friday night in a climate lawsuit several young people leveled against the government. The Trump administration repeatedly asked both the SCOTUS and the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to stop the trial through a writ of mandamus, a rarely used judicial tool allowing a higher court to overrule a lower court before a verdict is made. Roberts granted mandamus after the 9th Circuit twice turned down the writ. The 21 plaintiffs, all between the ages of 11 and 22, are arguing that federal officials violated their due process rights...
  • Body Slams on the Left; Body Slams on the Right

    10/21/2018 9:19:56 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies ^ | October 21, 2018 | Debra J. Saunders
    WASHINGTON -- Progressive activist Wilfred Michael Stark was arrested Tuesday for suspicion of battery against Kristin Davison, the campaign manager for Nevada's GOP gubernatorial candidate, Adam Laxalt. Until he was fired after the incident, Stark worked for American Bridge, a self-described "progressive research and communications organization committed to holding Republicans accountable for their words and actions," His arrest, an earlier arrest at another campaign event, and other recent incidents involving the left made it appear this was open season on Republicans. Then, just when it seemed like the perfect time to write about Democrats' embrace of intimidation tactics, President Donald...