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  • Michelle Obama holds fitness 'bootcamps' for friends

    06/19/2017 4:12:26 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 38 replies
    The Hill ^ | June 19, 2017 | Judy Kurtz
    The former first lady says she's been hosting "bootcamps" for her friends to help whip them into shape and "be healthy together." [Snip] "When I was at the White House, I often hosted bootcamp weekends for my close girlfriends," Obama, 53, wrote. "It didn't matter that we were all at varying fitness levels. Our bootcamp weekends were a reminder that if we want to keep taking care of others, we need to take care of ourselves first."
  • NETWORK OF DISSIDENT GROUPS LAUNCH ‘LAUDATO SI’ WEBSITE [Catholic Caucus]

    06/19/2017 4:03:18 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 3 replies
    Church Militant ^ | Trey Elmore
    Network of Dissident Groups Launch ‘Laudato Si’ Website by Trey Elmore"  •  ChurchMilitant.com  •  June 19, 2017    0 Comments Website calls for Catholics to "fast for climate justice" DETROIT (ChurchMilitant.com) - An organization calling itself the Global Catholic Climate Movement (GCCM) has launched a website on the anniversary of Pope Francis' encyclical on climate change, Laudato Si. The website, LiveLaudatoSi.org, features a pledge to "Pray for and with creation, Live more simply, Advocate to protect our common home." On the site, Catholics are encouraged to participate in an interfaith "Fast for Climate Justice" and to give up meat on...
  • Trump calls out Ossoff for living outside of Georgia district

    06/19/2017 4:01:00 PM PDT · by Stopthethreat · 24 replies
    President Trump on Monday called out Democrat Jon Ossoff for living outside of the 6th Congressional District in Georgia, where he is running for a House seat. “Karen Handel's opponent in #GA06 can't even vote in the district he wants to represent....because he doesn't live there! He wants to raise taxes & kill healthcare. On Tuesday, #VoteKarenHandel,” Trump said, referring to Republican candidate Karen Handel.
  • Why Obama’s presidency didn’t lead to black progress

    06/19/2017 3:59:38 PM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 30 replies
    NY Post Op-Ed ^ | 6-17-2017 | Jason Riley
    Since the 1960s, black leaders have placed a heavy emphasis on gaining political power, and Barack Obama’s presidency represented the apex of those efforts. The assumption — rarely challenged — is that black political clout must come before black social and economic advancement. But as Jason L. Riley argues in this excerpt from his new book, “False Black Power” (Templeton Press), political success has not been a major factor in the rise of racial and ethnic groups from poverty to prosperity...... Yet the socioeconomic progress that was supposed to follow in the wake of these political gains never materialized. During...
  • What are the rules for new sign-ups on Freerepublic?

    06/19/2017 3:58:09 PM PDT · by big bad easter bunny · 92 replies
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    I signed up in 1998 and posted a few minutes later, I have encouraged others to do so lately and all they are experiencing are roadblocks. What are the current rules for new sign -ups as for responding and posting? Thanks
  • BREAKING: NSC Won’t Fulfill Subpoena Request For Susan Rice Unmasking Documents – The Records...

    06/19/2017 3:54:38 PM PDT · by blueyon · 119 replies
    Gateway Pundt ^ | 6/19/17 | Cristina Laila
    ""BREAKING: NSC Won’t Fulfill Subpoena Request For Susan Rice Unmasking Documents – The Records Were Moved to Obama Library""" Judicial Watch today announced that the National Security Council (NSC) on May 23, 2017, informed it by letter that the materials regarding the unmasking by Obama National Security Advisor Susan Rice of “the identities of any U.S. citizens associated with the Trump presidential campaign or transition team” were removed government possession.
  • An Architectural & Business Masterpiece: Trump Tower in Chicago

    06/19/2017 3:54:31 PM PDT · by poconopundit · 54 replies
    Free Republic ^ | 6/19/2017 | Pocono Pundit
    Keep the faith, Deplorables!  We've turned the corner on the "Russian Collusion" lie, Comey has been outed as a leaker, and Steve Scalise is on the road to recovery!  Trump and his team are winning -- big time. To be honest, the Dems, Never-Trumpers, Fake News, and Deep State Keystone Cops have never run up against a cunning fighter like Trump. Why am I so confident? Well, one good reason is I know Trump at a deeper level because I read his books.  At the library last week I found his 2008 book, Never Give Up: How I Turned...
  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! (Week of 6-19-17)

    06/19/2017 3:50:01 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 7 replies
    www.michaelsavage.wnd.com/ ^ | 6-19-17 | Dr. Michael Savage
  • Biden tops list of potential 2020 Democrats in new poll

    06/19/2017 3:48:42 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 53 replies
    The Hill ^ | June 17, 2017 | Julia Manchester
    Former Vice President Joe Biden tops a list of prospective Democratic candidates for the 2020 presidential race in a new survey. Seventy-four percent of Democrats in the Morning Consult/Politico poll out Monday view Biden favorably. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass), with a favorable rating from 51 percent of Democrats, follows Biden in second place. [Snip] Other contenders in the new poll included Democratic Sens. Al Franken (Minn.), Cory Booker (N.J.) and Kamala Harris (Calif.).
  • Election Eve Poll in Georgia’s Sixth Congressional District: Republican Handel Leads by 2

    06/19/2017 3:46:57 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 66 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 19 Jun 2017 | MICHAEL PATRICK LEAHY
    Republican Karen Handel leads Democrat Jon Ossoff by two points in the final poll of Georgia’s Sixth Congressional District special election released by the Trafalgar Group late Monday afternoon. Polling places open less than 24 hours from now for the June 20 runoff to replace Rep. Tom Price (R-GA), now the Secretary of Health and Human Services. The survey of 1,100 respondents has a margin of error of 2.9 percent, and was conducted over two days between June 17th (Saturday) and June 18th (Sunday). “This 6th District survey breaks down the voter’s preference in the 2017 special election runoff. The...
  • Alabama Muslim Arrested On Terrorism Charges Accidentally Reveals Links To Palestinian Terrorists

    06/19/2017 3:43:13 PM PDT · by heterosupremacist · 19 replies
    http://shoebat.com ^ | 06/19/2017 | Andrew Bieszad
    Alabama police arrested a man from Huntsville this weekend on terrorism charges. Aziz Sayyed, 22, a Muslim originally from North Carolina but who lived in the Middle East for some years, was taken into custody and the details of the case have yet to be released. The details of his crime will likely be revealed by authorities in the coming weeks. What is more interesting- and in our opinion, relevance- to this incident is his employer. Tayseer is that he is the franchise owner of not just one, but a chain of IHOP restaurants, and as with all franchises, they...
  • The Many Differences Between 'Obama-Caesar' and 'Trump-Caesar'

    06/19/2017 3:40:44 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 19, 2017 | Jack Kerwick
    Over Father’s Day weekend, on Friday and Sunday nights, Trump-supporting protesters crashed the New York Public Theater’s Trump-centric adaptation of Julius Caesar, demanding an end to “the normalization of political violence.”By now, it is well known that the Central Park production features a persona that is the spitting image of Donald Trump in the role of Caesar being set upon and brutally murdered—stabbed to death—by his enemies. But, the play’s defenders insist, a 2012 production of Julius Caesar featured a Barack Obama persona as Caesar—and yet there wasn’t a whimper of protest. A prominent Fake News and virulent anti-Trump publication,...
  • LGBT activists on Trump's impact: 'We are at war'

    06/19/2017 3:40:23 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies
    AOL News ^ | June 19, 2017 | William Steakin
    President Donald Trump's relationship with the LGBT community is complicated. During last year's election Trump positioned himself as a pro-LGBT Republican. On the campaign trail Trump promised he'd be "better for the gays" than his 2016 election opponent Hillary Clinton. The president even made history by mentioning LGBT issues during his acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio. But since Trump took office many voices in the community say their rights and livelihood have come under fire. "We are at war," Ken Kidd, an organizer with direct action group Rise and Resist, tells AOL.com. "We are under...
  • Sean Spicer Press Briefing – June 19th (Full Transcript)…

    06/19/2017 3:34:02 PM PDT · by HarleyLady27 · 13 replies
    The Conservative Tree House ^ | June 19,2017 | Sundance
    It has been reported today that White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has been moved to the position of communications director and will no longer be the primary person delivering media press briefings. That said, it also appears many of the previous recommendations, CTH followers and Trump supporters have suggested, are being thoughtfully considered by the WH communications team. The media are apoplectic at the possibility the White House might shut down their ability to ‘create news-bites’ via planned and coordinated broadcast gotcha questioning. Below is the transcript for today’s press briefing. In my opinion, the non-broadcast format should be...
  • Tropical storm watch in effect from Southeast Texas to Louisiana

    06/19/2017 3:29:42 PM PDT · by Snickering Hound · 9 replies
    KFDM Beaumont ^ | 7-19-2017
    SOUTHEAST TEXAS — A tropical storm watch is in effect west of Intracoastal City, Louisiana to High Island. The disturbance that KFDM meteorologists had been monitoring since last week is expected to emerge over the southern Gulf of Mexico on Monday. It is expected to become more organized once it emerges over the open Gulf, when it could turn into a tropical storm
  • THE TREASONOUS SECESSION OF CLIMATE CONFEDERACY STATES

    06/19/2017 3:20:12 PM PDT · by spirited irish · 35 replies
    Frontpage Magazine ^ | June 7, 2017 | Daniel Greenfield
    After President Trump rejected the Paris Climate treaty, which had never been ratified by the Senate, the European Union announced that it would work with a climate confederacy of secessionist states. Scotland and Norway’s environmental ministers have mentioned a focus on individual American states. And the secessionist governments of California, New York and Washington have announced that they will unilaterally and illegally enter into a foreign treaty rejected by the President of the United States.
  • Farmer dies after drunken fight with pig

    06/19/2017 3:16:58 PM PDT · by Del Rapier · 103 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 06/19/2017 | David Burke
    A 60-year-old man has died after a drunken fight with a pig which saw his genitals mutilated and three of his fingers severed. Farmer Miguel Anaya Pablo was rushed to hospital in Tuxtepec, Mexico, after suffering the horrific injuries, but medics were unable to save his life. It is not known why he got into the fight with the animal. The pig, which was in the patio of his home, bit off three of Pablo's fingers and bit his private parts, El Debate reports.
  • Former NH Governor:Mueller Hiring Biased Dem Lawyers Because He Knows There’s Nothing to Investigate

    06/19/2017 3:11:47 PM PDT · by davikkm · 23 replies
    thegatewaypundit ^ | Cristina Laila
    Former Governor of New Hampshire, John Sununu told CNN’s Alisyn Camerota Monday morning that Mueller is hiring Democrat lawyers because he knows that there is nothing to investigate. As TGP previously reported, Robert Mueller is stacking his Special Counsel team with Democrat donors and Obama lawyers as their Stalin-like witch hunt of ‘show me the man, I’ll show you the crime’ continues full steam ahead. Camerota: “Should the White House know if the President is being investigated for obstruction of justice?” Sununu: “If the President is being investigated for obstruction of justice, the White House should have been officially notified.”
  • Nurses’ Union Leads Push for Health Care Socialism in California

    06/19/2017 3:11:15 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 23 replies
    NLPC ^ | June 19, 2017 | Carl Horowitz
    There are few things quite as expensive as “free health care.” And the nation’s most populous state may be about to find out the hard way. On June 1, the California Senate voted 23-14 in favor of a bill, the Healthy California Act (SB 562), to authorize the state to act as a “single payer” in place of insurance carriers in negotiating prices with doctors, hospitals and other providers. The measure covers all residents regardless of financial ability or immigration status. Annual costs may reach $400 billion – and that’s just for starters. As existing Medicare and Medicare funds will...
  • Ohio’s Nuclear Power: Will it Stay or Will it Go?

    Will Ohio lose both its nuclear power plants? If gauging the response of legislators is any indication, Ohio’s nuclear plants seem to be doomed. Clearly, grassroots organizers such as Generation Atomic, the American Nuclear Society, and North America Young Generation in Nuclear have failed to convince legislators to act to save Ohio’s only nuclear generation assets. These organizers have been working for months under the ultimatum from FirstEnergy Corp, the plant’s owners: convince Ohio lawmakers to pass ZEN (Zero Emission Nuclear) legislation by June 30th or else the plants will close and decommissioning will begin. That threat carries with it...