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  • Scott Adams teaches you all the persuasion tricks President Trump is using on wall/DACA \ 2017.09.14

    09/14/2017 9:26:19 AM PDT · by bigtoona · 17 replies
    Scott Adams ^ | 9/14/17 | Scott Adams
    Scott Adams drinks yet more coffee and teaches you all the persuasion tricks President Trump is using on wall/DACA \ 2017.09.14
  • President Trump: "The wall will come later"

    09/14/2017 9:24:36 AM PDT · by The Numbers · 66 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 14 Sep | Peter Hasson
    President Trump’s signature campaign promise, the building of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, will remain on the back burner, the president said Thursday morning. “The wall will come later,” Trump told reporters as he prepared to depart for Florida. “We’re right now renovating large sections of wall, massive sections, making it brand new. We’re doing a lot of renovations, we’re building four different samples of the wall to see which one we’re going to choose, and the wall is going to be built, it will be funded a little bit later.” “Well, we want to get massive border security,...
  • Strange but true: Praise in lefty San Francisco for Pelosi and Trump working together

    09/14/2017 9:24:20 AM PDT · by Mariner · 15 replies
    The Los Angeles Times ^ | September 14th, 2017 | Mark Z. Barabak
    What happens when the congressional representative of this uber-liberal enclave — who also happens to be leader of House Democrats — starts dancing with the devil? Nancy Pelosi, along with her Senate counterpart, Charles E. Schumer, convinced President Trump to override his advisors and ignore congressional Republicans by agreeing to a three-month extension of the nation’s debt limit, emergency aid for Hurricane Harvey victims and other federal spending. The next day, at Pelosi’s behest, the president tweeted reassurance to “Dreamers” — immigrants brought to America illegally as children — that they needn’t worry about deportation during the six months Congress...
  • Robocall reminded Democrats to vote "early and often" Tuesday

    09/14/2017 9:13:04 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 5 replies
    Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester NY | Published 9:13 a.m. ET Sept. 14, 2017 | Gary Craig, @gcraig1
    Link only, per Gannett rule: http://www.democratandchronicle.com/story/news/2017/09/14/robocall-reminded-rochester-democrats-vote-early-and-often-tuesday-elections-primary/662568001/
  • PENAL COLONIES: A GOOD IDEA?

    09/14/2017 9:11:12 AM PDT · by DIRTYSECRET · 41 replies
    I make no apologies for our nation's high incarceration rate. Anybody dumb enough to end up in prison deserves it. The problem is the $30-60k costs per inmate and the resulting Prison Industrial Complex. Probably around $100 billion/yr. Devil's Island was too expensive for France to maintain. Where do we send them? Start with jailed immigrants. Use 3rd world labor rates to cut down costs. American prisoners can 'volunteer' to work in Siberia, developing places to allow Russia to prepare for war with China. No slave labor here. Some may even choose to stay once their sentences are up. In...
  • Canada now investigates 'climate denial' [1984 Orwellian]

    09/14/2017 9:10:01 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 28 replies
    www.torontosun.com ^ | 09-14-2017 | By Lorrie Goldstein
    It’s like something out of George Orwell’s 1984. Canada’s Competition Bureau, an arm’s length agency funded by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government to the tune of almost $50 million annually, investigated three organizations accused of denying mainstream climate science for over a year, following a complaint from an environmental group. The bureau discontinued its 14-month probe in June, citing “available evidence, the assessment of the facts in this case, and to ensure the effective allocation of limited resources”, according to Josephine A.L. Palumbo, Deputy Commissioner of Competition, Deceptive Marketing Practices Directorate. But it will re-open its investigation should it receive...
  • Florida men caught with stolen power pole strapped to SUV in wake of Hurricane Irma

    09/14/2017 9:08:28 AM PDT · by NohSpinZone · 48 replies
    US Med Times ^ | 9/14/17 | Mary Stringini
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – During a time where a large number of Florida residents are without power in the wake of Hurricane Irma, two Florida men were caught attempting to steal a $2,500 utility pole. 42-year-old Blake Lee Waller and 46-year-old Victor Walter Apeler were arrested on grand theft charges Wednesday after someone reported seeing them load the pole onto the top of their car, according to the Jacksonville sheriff’s office.
  • Weiner Pleads for Leniency in Sexting Case, Says Actions ‘Crushed the Aspirations of My Wife’

    09/14/2017 9:06:29 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 48 replies
    freebeacon ^ | September 14, 2017 | David Rutz
    Former Democratic congressman Anthony Weiner asked for leniency Wednesday in sentencing for his exchange of sexually explicit online messages with a 15-year-old girl, regretting he helped torpedo his wife Huma Abedin's career. In documents filed with a Manhattan federal court, Weiner's lawyers asked for probation mandating treatment and community service, portraying their client as an attention-driven "weak man" in a "self-destructive spiral" with a "sickness." The New York Times reports: The teenage girl first contacted Mr. Weiner on Jan. 23, 2016, and he "responded as a weak man, at the bottom of a self-destructive spiral, and with an addict’s self-serving...
  • 15 soldiers injured after explosion at Fort Bragg

    09/14/2017 9:05:16 AM PDT · by Raebie · 38 replies
    WRAL News ^ | September 14, 2017 | WRAL
    Fort Bragg, N.C. — Several soldiers were injured Thursday morning after an explosion at Fort Bragg. Authorities said at least 15 soldiers were transported via medical helicopter to Womack Army Medical Center after an explosion on one of the training fields. The soldiers were all members of the U.S. Army Special Operations Command, known as USASOC.
  • N.C. woman creates spray to attract a Bigfoot. Have a camera ready, she advises

    09/14/2017 9:02:58 AM PDT · by Rebelbase · 33 replies
    News Record ^ | 9/14/17 | Tribune News Service
    [snip] A North Carolina-based wife and mother has home brewed a spray that she says can attract any Bigfoot within a mile and a half. Sold at $7 per bottle, the “environmentally friendly” Bigfoot Juice also doubles as a bug spray, says creator Allie Megan Webb, who runs Happy Body Care out of Marion. “How do you know it works?” asks Webb, laughing. “That’s a tough question. I guess I could ask how do you know it doesn’t work?” There is anecdotal proof her spray does, in fact, attract a Bigfoot. Field tests have been done, she says, and they...
  • Trump to sign resolution condemning “White nationalists, the KKK, neo-Nazis, and other hate groups”

    09/14/2017 8:59:00 AM PDT · by Cubs Fan · 82 replies
    This afternoon, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders confirmed President Trump would “absolutely” be signing a resolution drafted by Republican and Democrat lawmakers “condemning” hatred. “He and [Senator Tim Scott] talked about that and discussed that and agreed that that was the appropriate place to be,” Sanders said. “In terms of whether or not he’ll sign the joint resolution, absolutely, and he looks forward to doing so as soon as he receives it.” Let’s examine what the motion, passed by both legislative chambers early this week, says. The preamble, in addition to expressing “support for the Charlottesville community,” demands...
  • Rush Limbaugh Show,M-F,12NOONPM-3PM,EDT,WOR AM,September 14,2017

    09/14/2017 8:55:06 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 20 replies
    The EIB Network ^ | September 14, 2017 | Rush Limbaugh
    Good Morning/Afternoon, MEGAReadyForThursdayDITTOS!
  • Hurricane Harvey Relief Comes With an Extra-Large Side of Pork

    09/14/2017 8:52:56 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    Townhall ^ | 09/14/2017 | Veronique De Rugby
    It was just a matter of time before our ideologically flexible president started making deals across the aisle. The result is a $15 billion Harvey relief package that includes short-term debt ceiling and government funding increases, along with the promise of a messy end-of-year negotiation process.President Donald Trump most likely equates making deals with getting things done. But all deals aren't created equal, and for anyone who believes in fiscal responsibility, this deal, which passed the House and the Senate in spite of many disgruntled members, was particularly lousy.First, considering our $20 trillion debt, the only acceptable deal would have...
  • Question Court Nominees Should Expect: Are You Now, Or Have You Ever Been, A Christian?

    09/14/2017 8:50:06 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies
    Townhall ^ | 09/14/2017 | John Kass
    There's something refreshingly honest about those Democrats revealing their bigotry in the halls of the United States Senate.They did so in questioning Amy Coney Barrett, a law professor at Notre Dame, a Catholic and woman of impeccable academic credentials, who has been nominated to the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago, a Catholic town.Democratic U.S. Sens. Dick Durbin and Dianne Feinstein are applying a religious test to public office, something expressly forbidden by the Constitution. And by their questions to Barrett, they reveal themselves.This evokes a line of inquiry from an earlier age, one asked of leftists during the...
  • Trump Says No Deal Made on DACA With Democrats, 'Massive' Border Security a Must

    09/14/2017 8:44:33 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 35 replies
    Christian Post via REUTERS ^ | 09/14/2017 | Susan Heavey; editing by John Stonestreet
    <p>WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said any move on illegal immigrants brought to the United States as children would have to be tied to security, disputing Democratic congressional leaders who said they had reached a deal with him on the issue.</p>
  • US jobless claims fall, but impacted by Harvey and Irma

    09/14/2017 8:40:04 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 4 replies
    CNBC ^ | 09/14/2017
    * The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week. * The data was impacted by hurricanes Harvey and Irma. * Initial claims for state unemployment benefits declined 14,000. The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, but the data was impacted by hurricanes Harvey and Irma, making it difficult to get a clear pulse of the labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits declined 14,000 to a seasonally adjusted 284,000 for the week ended Sept. 9, the Labor Department said on Thursday. A Labor Department official said hurricanes Harvey and Irma...
  • Puerto Rico Opens Arms to Refugees From Irma's Caribbean Chaos

    09/14/2017 8:37:13 AM PDT · by cll · 49 replies
    US News and World Report ^ | 9/13/2017 | Alvin Baez
    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Saddled with economic problems and its own damage from Hurricane Irma, Puerto Rico is taking thousands of refugees from the U.S. Virgin Islands whose homes were destroyed by the storm, with a cruise ship carrying up to 2,000 more due to set sail for the U.S. territory on Wednesday. Visibly shaken residents from St. Martin and the Virgin Islands arrived on Tuesday on U.S. military aircraft, bringing tales of terrifying winds and a breakdown of law and order. "The people of Puerto Rico - what big hearts you guys got because our (local) government...
  • Antifa activists say violence is necessary(fasctifa)

    09/14/2017 8:37:06 AM PDT · by rktman · 53 replies
    thehill.com ^ | 9/14/2017 | Katie Bo Williams
    Anti-fascist activists, or “antifa,” increasingly mobilized in the wake of President Trump’s election, are unapologetic about what they describe as the necessary use of violence to combat authoritarianism. While both experts on the movement and activists within it emphasize that not everyone who participates in anti-fascist activism engages in violence, they say the use of force is intrinsic to their political philosophy. “The justification [of the use of violence] is that Nazi ideology at its very core is founded on violence and on wielding power by any means,” said Mike Isaacson, who is one of the founders of Smash Racism...
  • Folsom School Warns ‘USA’ Chant Could Send ‘Unintended Message’

    09/14/2017 8:32:01 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 30 replies
    CBS Sacramento ^ | 9/14/2017 | Angela Greenwood
    FOLSOM (CBS13) — Controversy erupts at Vista Del Lago High School in Folsom over students chanting “USA.” It’s a popular way to for students to show pride during sporting events and rallies, but school and district officials are now warning students that the chants could appear inappropriate and intolerant. “I wasn’t angry, but I was definitely like ‘Why can’t we chant USA?'” said senior Ryan Bernal, “To say USA, you know, we’re all the same. We’re all American. It doesn’t matter what your skin tone is or where you’re from.” The chants are now causing chatter campus-wide after school staff...
  • Sucking the Joy Out of Everything

    09/14/2017 8:30:41 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 14, 2017 | Derek Hunter
    Remember when people used to let things go? When people would just get along, not hunt for secret meanings behind actions and ways to be offended for the sake of being offended? Thanks to the progressive left that day is done.These guys suck the joy out of everything. The simple things, the complex things – everything is now fertile ground for being offended, for outrage, for an opportunity to attack Republicans, especially President Trump. Being a victim is now a coveted status on the political left, so liberals aspire to it by creating asinine things such as “microaggressions.” A microaggression, for...