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  • Immigrants Won’t Pay for Our Pensions—We’ll Pay for Theirs

    09/14/2018 12:29:29 PM PDT · by Thalean · 9 replies
    American Greatness ^ | September 14, 2018 | Spencer P Morrison
    Ask any Democrat why they support open borders and invariably they will respond with one of two pre-packaged answers: because “diversity is our strength” or “we need immigrants to pay for our pensions.” The first argument is a sham: if liberals valued diversity they would welcome conservatives to college campuses and tolerate them online. They don’t. Instead, they protest when anyone to the right of Marx dares speak on campus—remember the “progressive” response to Milo Yiannopoulos at Berkeley? It was an orgy of violence and rioting. Likewise, the Left enthusiastically de-platforms conservative voices on social media. For Democrats, diversity means...
  • First deaths from Hurricane Florence reported in North Carolina

    09/14/2018 12:28:57 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 32 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/14/18 | CHRIS MILLS RODRIGO
    Police in North Carolina on Friday confirmed the first deaths related to Hurricane Florence, which is bearing down on the Carolinas. The Wilmington Police Department said that a mother and infant were killed when a tree fell on their house on Friday. Police said the father has also been transferred to an area hospital with injuries. His condition was not immediately clear. Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina at 7:15 a.m. EDT on Friday near Wrightsville Beach, N.C., according to the National Hurricane Center. Federal and local officials have been urging residents for days to heed evacuation orders and...
  • Safety Measures Ordered At Sinking San Francisco Tower

    09/14/2018 12:24:08 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 42 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 9/13/2018 | Olga R. Rodriguez
    <p>AN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco officials demanded Thursday that managers of a sinking condominium building where a window recently cracked comply with safety measures needed to keep the public safe.</p> <p>This recent but undated photo provided by the San Francisco Department of Building Inspection shows a window that has cracked in the Millennium Tower Building in San Francisco. City officials are demanding that managers of the sinking condominium building where a window recently cracked comply with several safety measures needed to keep the public safe. Department of Building Inspection Assistant Director Ronald Tom said Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 that Millennium Tower management has to repair a window washing crane, inspect all units and install a canopy around the entire perimeter of the 58-story building by Friday afternoon. (Department of Building Inspection via AP) View all (2) Ronald Tom, assistant director of the Department of Building Inspection, said management at Millennium Tower must inspect all units and install a canopy around the perimeter of the 58-story building by Friday afternoon.</p>
  • Democratic Socialism: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Wears $3,500 Outfit For Photo Op With Working Class

    09/14/2018 12:20:48 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 46 replies
    Townhall ^ | 9/14/2018 | Matt Vespa
    As many have said about socialism, the issue is that you eventually run out of other people’s money. Socialist and rising Democratic star Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sis bound for Congress on an agenda that will cost trillions. $40+ trillion in the first decade alone for her left wing goodies of free college and single-payer health care, those are the two big items. In three decades, the price tag for American democratic socialism will hit $218 trillion. But remember, socialists, like the pigs in Animal Farm, they don’t have to sacrifice a thing. Is Ocasio-Cortez a more of a limousine liberal than...
  • Chelsea Clinton: 'As a Deeply Religious Person' I Believe It's 'Unchristian' to End Legal Abortion

    09/14/2018 12:19:04 PM PDT · by Morgana · 84 replies
    TOWN HALL ^ | September 13, 2018 | Lauretta Brown
    Chelsea Clinton said in a SiriusXM interview Thursday that she believes it is “unchristian” to go back to a pre-Roe v. Wade America. In response to a question about how she stayed optimistic about her fight to keep abortion legal, Clinton replied that “every day I make the moral choice to be optimistic that my efforts and my energies, particularly when I’m fortunate enough to be in partnership with fellow travelers, hopefully will make a difference.” “And when I think about all of the statistics — that are painful — of what women are confronting,” she continued, “today in our...
  • Insulting New Ads Imply Women Have to Abort Their Babies to Enjoy Lipstick and High Heels

    09/14/2018 12:15:05 PM PDT · by Morgana · 11 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | September 13, 2018 | Micaiah Bilger
    A new ad from the British government is widely being condemned as sexist for implying women must choose between having a baby or wearing high heels and lipstick. The National Health Association ad was meant to promote emergency contraception (certain types of which may cause abortions), but even liberal women’s bloggers and commentators slammed the ad as “sexist.” A project of the Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust, the ad asks “Would you give up this?” alongside pictures of a high heeled women’s shoe and a tube of lipstick, followed by “For this?” and a picture of a baby pacifier. “In other...
  • Joe Scarborough: Trump Is Worse For America Than ‘The Attacks On The Twin Towers’

    09/14/2018 12:13:29 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    The Federalist ^ | September 14, 2018 | Joseph A. Wulfsohn
    There is truly nothing sacred anymore. Not awards shows. Not sporting events. Not John McCain’s funeral. Not even 9/11. MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough has declared that President Trump is a “far graver threat to the idea of America” than the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. It all began with a tweet to a column he wrote in The Washington Post on the eve of 9/11. “Trump is damaging the dream of America more than any terrorist attack ever could,” Scarborough tweeted....
  • Facebook accused of censorship by liberal site after Weekly Standard fact checks article

    09/14/2018 12:11:29 PM PDT · by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas · 12 replies
    fox news ^ | 09/13/2018 | Brooke Crothers
    A liberal news site is seeing red after a Facebook fact checker tagged a story as false. A writer at liberal news site ThinkProgress is outraged that Facebook has labeled an article he wrote about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh as “false” based on a fact check by The Weekly Standard.
  • Germany and Russia's secret war against America

    09/14/2018 12:08:05 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 12 replies
    The Trumpet ^ | Aug 2018 | Gerald Flurry
    President Donald Trump publicly rebuked German Chancellor Angela Merkel on July 11 for Germany’s decision to buy a massive amount of gas from Russia. “I think it’s very sad,” he said. "Germany is totally controlled by Russia,” he later said, “I think it’s a very bad thing for nato and I don’t think it should have happened.” Nord Stream and Nord Stream 2 are key components of Putin’s plan to tighten his grip on nations in Eastern Europe that used to be part of the Soviet Empire. Since these pipelines travel directly from Russia to Germany, they enable Putin to...
  • COLIN KAEPERNICK CAN PROTEST THIS!

    09/14/2018 12:03:16 PM PDT · by Morgana · 2 replies
    The Viewers View ^ | September 13, 2018 | DIAMOND AND SILK
    COLIN KAEPERNICK CAN PROTEST THIS!
  • Breakthrough opens door to smartphone-powered $100 ultrasound machine

    09/14/2018 12:01:52 PM PDT · by posterchild · 16 replies
    sciencedaily.com ^ | Sep 11, 2018 | Univ. British Columbia
    Engineers have developed a new ultrasound transducer, or probe, that could dramatically lower the cost of ultrasound scanners to as little as $100. Their patent-pending innovation -- no bigger than a Band-Aid -- is portable, wearable and can be powered by a smartphone.
  • Congressmen give Paul Manafort donations to hospital, pregnancy center

    09/14/2018 12:01:42 PM PDT · by deplorableindc · 1 replies
    The two members of Congress who received campaign contributions from convicted Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort have selected charities to receive the funds, their spokespeople tell the Washington Examiner. Reps. Andy Harris, R-Md., and Dana Rohrabacher, R-Calif., are the only current members of Congress to receive contributions from Manafort, who pleaded guilty to foreign lobbying and witness tampering crimes Friday after being convicted of tax and bank fraud last month. Harris, who received $500 during his first campaign for Congress in 2008, will give the funds to the Pregnancy Center North, campaign coordinator Nicole Beus said. The Baltimore-based center says...
  • Source: ‘Mike Bloomberg Running for President in 2020’

    09/14/2018 12:00:35 PM PDT · by PFW · 27 replies
    A source of CBS News told the network that Bloomberg is contemplating the move partially due to regrets he didn’t run in 2016, as he believes he could have prevented President Donald Trump’s victory. The 76-year-old would be the oldest person to run. He is a political independent but endorsed Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential elections, calling Trump a “risky, reckless and radical choice.” “Mike Bloomberg told me he is going to run in 2020,” one source is quoted by the Times of London. “He has the money to see it through while other candidates knock themselves out.”
  • Sen. Feinstein's Husband Cashes In on Crisis(Crooked DiFi - Flashback!)

    09/14/2018 11:47:09 AM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 11 replies
    Fox News via Washington Times ^ | 04/21/2009 | staff
    On the day the new Congress convened this year, Sen. Dianne Feinstein introduced legislation to route $25 billion in taxpayer money to a government agency that had just awarded her husband's real estate firm a lucrative contract to sell foreclosed properties at compensation rates higher than the industry norms, the Washington Times reported on Tuesday. Mrs. Feinstein's intervention on behalf of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. was unusual:
  • Your Tax Dollars at Work: Federal Government Spends $90 Million to Find Jobs for 55 Afghan Women

    09/14/2018 11:44:56 AM PDT · by davikkm · 24 replies
    IWB ^ | Chris Black
    Speaking of woman empowerment and “I’m from the Government and I am here to help you”, we just got word about another beautiful example of vibrant diversity dating back to Obama’s era. A federal program created by Barry Obama’s administration has spent 90 million bucks (taxpayers dollars that is) over three years on an awesome project: to find work for Afghani women in their own country. The program has been a huge success, like everything the dear leader did: after 3 years of bone-breaking work and buckets of cash spent, 55 Afghani women were employed. That would make for what,...
  • Reports: Bill McRaven resigns from Pentagon board after op-ed criticizing Trump

    09/14/2018 11:39:26 AM PDT · by Excuse_My_Bellicosity · 112 replies
    The Statesman ^ | 9/14/2018 | Katie Hall
    Bill McRaven, former chancellor of the University of Texas System and a current UT-Austin professor, resigned on Aug. 20 from the Pentagon’s technology advisory board, multiple news outlets reported Thursday. His resignation came four days after The Washington Post published an opinion piece he wrote that criticized President Donald Trump’s decision to revoke the security clearance of former CIA director John Brennan. “Through your actions, you have embarrassed us in the eyes of our children, humiliated us on the world stage and, worst of all, divided us as a nation,” McRaven wrote. “If you think for a moment that your...
  • Watchdog groups to file complaint against Montana candidate alleging coordination with NRA

    09/14/2018 11:38:44 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 21 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/14/18 | LISA HAGEN
    Campaign finance watchdog groups are planning to file a complaint with the Federal Election Commission asking it to investigate whether Montana GOP Senate nominee Matt Rosendale and the National Rifle Association were illegally coordinating in the race.The Campaign Legal Center and Giffords, the nonprofit political arm of former Rep. Gabby Giffords’s (D-Ariz.) organization, said that they’re filing the complaint on Friday or on Monday. The complaint is being filed after a Daily Beast story published audio it obtained that suggests Rosendale knew the NRA would be involved in the marquee Senate race, saying it had obtained it from an unspecified...
  • Ocasio-Cortez to Trump on PR deaths: 'my grandfather died in the aftermath of the storm. Uncounted'

    09/14/2018 11:33:22 AM PDT · by SJackson · 129 replies
    CNN ^ | 9-14-18 | Sophie Tatum
    Ocasio-Cortez to Trump on Puerto Rico deaths: 'My own grandfather died in the aftermath of the storm. Uncounted' Washington (CNN) — US House Democratic candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez issued a sobering response to President Donald Trump's false claim that 3,000 people did not die in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. Following Trump's Thursday morning tweet, Ocasio-Cortez shared her own family's story -- noting that her grandfather died in the aftermath of the storm. "My own grandfather died in the aftermath of the storm. Uncounted. Thousands of Puerto Ricans have similar stories. They have lost children, friends, & family...
  • Jemele Hill leaving ESPN ('Trump is a White Supremacist')

    09/14/2018 11:28:44 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 27 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/14/18 | CHRIS MILLS RODRIGO
    ESPN personality Jemele Hill announced she would be leaving the company Friday. Hill's was an anchor for "Sportscenter," the network's signature program, before going to work with company website The Undefeated in January. Hill's departure came after she was briefly suspended last year for messages she posted on social media, including one calling President Donald Trump a "white supremacist." At the time, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Hill's comments were a "fireable offense." Trump also criticized her last year, saying she was the reason the network ratings "tanked." She announced her decision on her Twitter, mentioning that...
  • NY Socialist Democratic candidate Julia Salazar...was accused of affair wit hKeith Hernandez...

    09/14/2018 11:24:08 AM PDT · by SJackson · 26 replies
    Dailymail.com ^ | 9-6-18 | Ben Ashford
    New York Socialist Democratic candidate Julia Salazar, 27, who 'faked her Jewish immigrant biography' was accused of affair with Mets star Keith Hernandez, 64, and arrested over claim of stealing from his wife New York Democratic Senate hopeful Julia Salazar sued Mets legend Keith Hernandez's ex-wife Kai Hernandez for defamation in 2013 •Court documents seen by DailyMail.com say that Kai accused Salazar, 27, of having an affair with the baseball player in the midst of the couple's divorce •Hernandez, who is the voice of the Mets and known for his Seinfeld guest appearances, denies an affair in statement to DailyMail.com...