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    10/17/2019 9:13:00 AM PDT · by DFG
    Powerline ^ | 10/17/2019 | JOHN HINDERAKER
    The boy Mayor of Minneapolis, Jacob Frey, says mean Twitter messages made him feel like a woman, bringing to mind (for me, anyway) Shania Twain. But let’s set the stage: President Trump planned a major rally at the Target Center in downtown Minneapolis. Frey publicly stated that he would like to bar the president from entering his city, but sadly lacks the power to do so–that pesky Constitution again! He then came up with a clever way to achieve his goal of blocking Trump’s appearance–he sent the Target Center’s management a $530,000 bill for “security.” That didn’t work, and Trump...
  • Sondland: Trump Told Us That Giuliani Would Run Ukraine Policy — And Also “No Quid Pro Quo”

    10/17/2019 9:10:12 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind
    Hotair ^ | 10/16/2019 | Ed Morrissey
    Did Gordon Sondland throw Donald Trump “under the bus” in his opening statement to House investigators this morning, or just point out the obvious? The ambassador didn’t spare Rudy Giuliani, at any rate, in expressing his “disappointment” over Trump’s decision to delegate Ukrainian diplomacy to his personal attorney. That’s not quite connecting any dots, however, and Sondland also soundly rejects the “quid pro quo” hypothesis being advanced by House Democrats: Gordon Sondland, the U.S. Ambassador to the European Union, will tell Congress that he was told by President Trump that he had to help his personal attorney Rudy Giuliani...
  • Beto O’Rourke to host ‘Rally Against Fear’ in Grand Prairie ((Counter-rally Against Trump)

    10/17/2019 9:08:10 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 5 replies
    The Shorthorn ^ | 10-17-2019 | Megan Cardona
    2020 presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke will host a rally Thursday at The Theatre at Grand Prairie. The “Rally Against Fear” is in response to President Donald Trump’s “Keep America Great” rally, which is expected to take place in Dallas on the same day, according to O’Rourke’s national press team. “We will not be defined by this president’s fear, his hate or the differences between us that he tries to exploit, but instead by a renewed sense of hope and a unified vision for the future of our country,” O’Rourke said in a press release for the event. The event will...
  • South Park Mocks LeBron James' Response About China

    10/17/2019 9:03:16 AM PDT · by Morgana · 1 replies
    mrcNEWSBUSTERS ^ | October 17, 2019 | Sadi Martin
    South Park's newest episode, "Let Them Eat Goo" which aired Wednesday, mocks LeBron James and his lack of defense of free speech in the current crisis of Hong Kong against China. The episode concentrates on diets and plant-based foods, and on the students at South Park's public school who are protesting the unhealthy food they are being fed, especially meat from animals. A small group of protestors manages to convince the school to start serving healthy food, and when Eric Cartman discovers this he hyperventilates to the point of needing a defibrillator because he wants meat. After he is discharged...
  • IRS Followed Bitcoin Transactions, Taking down The Largest Child Exploitation Site On The Web

    10/17/2019 8:58:46 AM PDT · by ShadowAce · 9 replies
    Forbes ^ | 16 October 2019 | Kelly Phillips Erb
    The largest dark web child pornography site in the world has been taken down. That was the word today from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia, the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, the IRS Criminal Investigation (IRS-CI), and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), together with the National Crime Agency of the United Kingdom and Republic of Korea... IRS-CI was able to trace bitcoin transactions to people all over the world who were uploading and downloading this material, as well as find the location of the site administrator. By analyzing the blockchain and de-anonymizing bitcoin...
  • ABC's Modern Family: Stay at Home Moms ‘Resent [Their] Children’

    10/17/2019 8:56:19 AM PDT · by Morgana · 5 replies
    mrcNEWSBUSTERS ^ | October 17, 2019 | Elise Ehrhard
    Modern Family has always dismissed the critical role of a mother with its gay male couple raising a daughter. It has also inserted feminist talking points in the past. In this week’s episode, “Pool Party,” on October 15, the show highlighted two incoherent premises of the feminist left: Corporations are “corrupt and mercenary,” but women should leave their babies to work for them or they will “resent [their] children.” The episode begins with mother Claire (Julie Dunphy) lunching at a restaurant with her grown daughters, Haley (Sarah Hyland) and Alex (Ariel Winter). Claire is trying to convince Haley to return...
  • POLITICSAngry Londoners Drag Climate Change Protesters From Roof of Train

    10/17/2019 8:54:38 AM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 6 replies
    Summit News ^ | 17 Oct 2019 | Pual Watson
    Middle class virtue signalers met with little enthusiasm from working class commuters. Angry Londoners furious at having their lives disrupted dragged ‘Extinction Rebellion’ climate change protesters from the roof of a train this morning. The incident happened at Canning Town Tube station, located in London’s poor east end – a particularly stupid venue for Extinction Rebellion activists to try to pull such a stunt. One decidedly middle class looking protester climbed on top of the train but was pelted with objects before being dragged back down to the platform. London Underground staff had to intervene to prevent the protesters getting...
  • College Football Schedule for Week 8: Dates, Times, TV Channels, How to Watch

    10/17/2019 8:53:17 AM PDT · by C19fan · 4 replies
    Stadium ^ | October 13, 2019 | Andy Wittry
    Here’s the complete Week 8 college football schedule with dates, matches, locations, kickoff times and TV channels.
  • Pathetic 'View' Begs Chelsea Clinton: 'Why Not' Run for Congress?

    10/17/2019 8:51:26 AM PDT · by Morgana · 13 replies
    mrcNEWSBUSTERS ^ | October 16, 2019 | Kristine Marsh
    It seems The View hosts just can’t get over their Clinton crush. Every time Chelsea or Hillary appears on The View, they beg them to run for office. On Wednesday’s show, Chelsea Clinton stopped by for the second time in two weeks to talk about this and rave over last night’s Democratic debate. As Clinton sat down, she was immediately asked if she was running for Congress, (which she denied.) Co-host Sunny Hostin gushed, “Why not?!” while fellow co-host Abby Huntsman wanted to know “Do you think you ever will?” Finally Clinton conceded it was possible, saying, “I don’t know”...
  • ‘See you at the polls’: Trump and Pelosi have it out

    10/17/2019 8:44:16 AM PDT · by rintintin · 22 replies
    AP via Tampa Bay Times ^ | Oct 17 2019 | AP
    He said she’s a “third-grade” politician. She said he’s having a meltdown. And with that President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi chalked up the latest explosive meeting that ended abruptly with a walkout at the White House. It's a familiar ritual, with Trump and congressional leaders meeting on official business, only to see the session devolve into colorful, name-calling commentary that's a new kind of addition to the history books. But this time, against the backdrop of the fast-moving impeachment inquiry, Pelosi arrived not just as the leader of the opposing party, but as the speaker who could...
  • Cath Cauc: Former nun participating in Amazon Synod: Female ‘ordination’ ‘simply has to come’

    10/17/2019 8:43:01 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 4 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | October 16, 2019 | Maike HIckson
    [Catholic Caucus] Former nun participating in Amazon Synod: Female ‘ordination’ ‘simply has to come’ October 16, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) – Female “ordination” “simply has to come,” an employee of the German bishops’ relief agency Misereor said in an October 12 interview, adding that “the house of cards has to fall.” Those words came from Regina Reinart, who is participating at the current Pan-Amazon Synod in Rome, in an interview with the website The German bishops' news website subsequently picked it up. Married priests must come too, said Reinart, who in addition to being Misereor’s expert on Brazil is...
  • What ever happened to... Lois Lerner

    10/17/2019 8:40:50 AM PDT · by ReleaseTheHounds · 23 replies
    Oct. 17, 2019 | ReleaseTheHounds
    With the passing of Congressman Elijah Cummings, I wonder whatever happened to Lois Lerner and how conservative groups like True The Vote were targeted and maligned by the IRS and People like Cummings. Did True The Vote, and other conservative non-profits, ever get the vindication they deserved? And did Lois Lerner have a dime of her ridiculous government pension taken from her following the investigations she unleashed on conservative non-profits? Just wondering.
  • Rand Paul: Kurds are better off aligned with Assad

    10/17/2019 8:39:21 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 5 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10 17 2019 | Tess Bonn
    Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) defended President Trump's decision to withdraw troops from Syria, saying that the Kurds would be better off aligned with Syrian leader Bashar Assad. “The Kurds are going to better aligned with Assad because they frankly need a Syrian sponsor,” Paul, told Hill.TV during an interview that aired on Thursday. Paul, seen as an outsider among Republicans on foreign policy, has been a staunch defender of Trump's decision to pullout from Syria. Paul said the U.S. never intended to stay in Syria in the first place. “We were never staying there — the president never promised to...
  • BREAKING: Elijah Cummings Has Died

    10/17/2019 8:37:18 AM PDT · by rktman · 34 replies ^ | 10/17/2019 | Leah Barkoukis
    Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., died Thursday morning at Johns Hopkins Hospital from “complications concerning longstanding health challenges,” his office said in a statement. Cummings, 68, was the chairman of the House Oversight and Reform Committee and heavily involved in the impeachment inquiry. Cummings, of Baltimore, has not returned to work after an undisclosed medical procedure that he said would only keep him away for about a week. […] He missed two roll call votes Thursday, the first day back following a two-week recess. He previously released a statement saying he’d be back by the time the session resumed. The...
  • EU's Juncker says no need for more Brexit delay (Breaking: Agreement reached)

    10/17/2019 8:29:21 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 13 replies
    Times of India ^ | Oct 17, 2019
    BRUSSELS: European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker congratulated Prime Minister Boris Johnson on their Brexit withdrawal deal on Thursday and said it meant there should be "no further delay". "We have a deal, and this deal means there is no need for any kind of prolongation," Juncker told reporters as he welcomed the British leader to EU headquarters ahead of summit talks. British MPs are expected to vote on the deal on Saturday. Pro-EU parliamentarians hope they can defeat it and Brexit can still be delayed to allow a general election or a new referendum on whether to leave the EU...
  • Excessive brain activity linked to a shorter life

    10/17/2019 8:25:57 AM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 41 replies
    Greenwich Time ^ | 17 Oct 2019 | Carolyn Y. Johnson
    "The completely shocking and puzzling thing about this new paper is . . . [brain activity] is what you think of as keeping you cognitively normal. There's the idea that you want to keep your brain active in later life," said Michael McConnell, a neuroscientist at the Lieber Institute for Brain Development, who was not involved in the study. "The thing that is super unexpected is . . . limiting neural activity is a good thing in healthy aging. It's very counterintuitive." One model, called "CRUNCH," tries to explain changes in patterns of brain activation with age. It says that...
  • What Is the Wrath of God?

    10/17/2019 8:24:14 AM PDT · by Salvation · 9 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 10-16-19 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    Posted on October 16, 2019October 16, 2019 by Msgr. Charles Pope What Is the Wrath of God? In TuesdayÂ’s Mass there was a reference to the wrath of God: The wrath of God is being revealed from heaven against all the godlessness and wickedness of men who suppress the truth by their wickedness (Romans 1:18).What is GodÂ’s wrath? It is spoken of often in Scripture but is a concept with which we must be careful. On the one hand, we cannot simply dismiss it as contrary to the fact that God is love, but on the other, we cannot...
  • The Unhealthiest Country in the World is...

    10/17/2019 8:20:03 AM PDT · by Valk Rider · 31 replies
    YouTube Video ^ | Oct 17, 2019 | Dr. Berg
    Highest death rate, 100 million Americans have pre-diabetes and diabetes. One of the highest rates of heart disease.
  • Surge: Ken Cuccinelli cites 22 million illegal immigrants, nearly twice previous tally

    10/17/2019 8:19:26 AM PDT · by aimhigh · 13 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 10/16/19 | Paul Bedard
    President Trump’s top immigration spokesman on Wednesday said that there are potentially 22 million illegal immigrants inside the United States, nearly twice the estimate regularly cited. Ken Cuccinelli, the acting director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, which handles the legal immigration process, said the number comes from a study done by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. That study put the number at 22.1 million.
  • Schiff pushed Volker to say Ukraine felt pressure from Trump

    10/17/2019 8:19:00 AM PDT · by Mount Athos · 21 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | October 16, 2019 | Byron York
    In a secret interview, Rep. Adam Schiff, leader of the House Democratic effort to impeach President Trump, pressed former United States special representative to Ukraine Kurt Volker to testify that Ukrainian officials felt pressured to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden's son Hunter as a result of Trump withholding U.S. military aid to Ukraine. Volker denied that was the case, noting that Ukrainian leaders did not even know the aid was being withheld and that they believed their relationship with the U.S. was moving along satisfactorily, without them having done anything Trump mentioned in his notorious July 25 phone conversation...