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  • Delingpole: Time Is Nearly up for Britain’s Useless, Anti-Brexit Prime Minister

    05/25/2018 12:54:25 PM PDT · by davikkm
    breitbart ^ | JAMES DELINGPOLE
    Two years ago I wrote what may have been the most prophetic headline of my journalistic career. ‘Better a Cocker Spaniel as Prime Minister than Theresa May’. I didn’t mean to insult all Cocker Spaniels. Of course, I recognise that with the right training their natural intelligence can be channelled and they can be made into the most excellent gun dogs. But as anyone has ever owned a spaniel can confirm, they are also prone to being quite exceptionally idiotic and useless. Nowhere near as idiotic and useless as Britain’s current prime minister, especially where Brexit is concerned. Every now...
  • Elementary children disciplined for mimicking obscene YouTube puppet (Jeffy the Rapper)

    05/25/2018 12:53:17 PM PDT · by Drew68
    Brainerd Dispatch ^ | 2/23/18 | Gabriel Lagarde
    When there's a dark world waiting just a click away, it's a wonder how much parents have to do to protect their children from viewing inappropriate content on the internet. Then along comes Jeffy. Thursday, school officials sent a letter to Garfield Elementary School parents regarding a recent rash of obscene and disturbing behaviors by second- and third-graders. These comments and gestures, perpetrated mostly by boys, the letter stated, are tied to YouTube videos featuring a puppet called "Jeffy the Rapper." "I've been a lady working in education for 20 years. I know that kids can be kids," said Jodi...
  • [Cath Cauc] Saginaw Cleric’s Ordination Called Off Over Sex Abuse Allegation

    05/25/2018 12:49:18 PM PDT · by ebb tide
    Church Militant ^ | May 23, 2018 | Christine Niles
    A Michigan cleric's ordination to the priesthood is being called off over a sex abuse allegation. Jerome Green Bishop Joseph Cistone of the Saginaw diocese sent an internal email Thursday announcing he is canceling the ordination of Deacon Jerome Green, pastoral administrator at St. Vincent de Paul parish. Green's faculties have been suspended, and he is being relieved of his duties at the parish. "Deacon Green has been relieved of his duties as Pastoral Administrator of St. Vincent DePaul Parish, Shepherd; and his faculties to minister as a deacon have been suspended while the matter is pursued," the letter reads. The letter refers to "some...
  • [Cath Cauc] Catholic priest who ministers to gays: God doesn’t make anyone gay

    05/25/2018 12:39:41 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 2 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | May 24, 2018 | Calvin Freiburger
    Scores of LGBT activists, some of them Catholic, have praised Pope Francis for allegedly saying God “made” certain people to be homosexual. At the same time, however, a Catholic priest and director of a ministry to same-sex attracted persons, has posted a video rebuttal to the ‘God made you gay’ argument.  Over the weekend, Chilean church abuse victim Juan Carlos Cruz said that the pope told him in a recent meeting, “that you are gay does not matter. God made you like this [...] You have to be happy with who you are.” The Vatican has refused to confirm, deny, or...
  • Orwell’s Nightmare: Articles About Tommy Robinson’s Arrest Rapidly Scrubbed From the Internet

    05/25/2018 12:38:50 PM PDT · by snarkpup · 11 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | May 25, 2018 | Cassandra Fairbanks
    Articles about the arrest and subsequent imprisonment of independent journalist and activist Tommy Robinson are being rapidly scrubbed from the internet after the British government put restrictions in place banning any reporting on the matter. Robinson, 35, was arrested on Friday for suspicion of ‘breaching the peace’ while livestreaming to report on the trial of a child grooming gang and will now have to serve a prior 13 month suspended sentence for a similar offense. Articles from the Daily Record, Birmingham Live, The Mirror, RT and even Breitbart News were all taken offline in the hours following his detention.
  • Seattle plan would fine gun owners up to $10,000 for not properly storing weapons

    05/25/2018 12:38:10 PM PDT · by Simon Green · 11 replies
    Fox News ^ | 05/25/18 | Benjamin Brown
    Seattle’s mayor on Thursday unveiled a proposal to fine gun owners $500 to $10,000 for failing to lock up their firearms. The legislation, drafted by Mayor Jenny Durkan and Councilmember M. Lorena González, follows recent deadly school shootings in Florida, Texas and other locations. The bill was forwarded to Seattle's City Council for consideration, the Seattle Times reported. In 2016, Washington state enacted an "extreme risk" gun law that has allowed Seattle police officers to confiscate 43 weapons from citizens, the Times reported. The gun-control movement in Washington state has been aided by former Microsoft executive and NFL team owner...
  • Fmr. DOJ Official: DOJ, FBI Illegally Withholding Investigation Info; ‘What Are They Trying to Hide?

    05/25/2018 12:30:17 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 21 replies
    CNSNews ^ | May 25, 2018 | Craig Bannister
    3.43min video at link. Hans Von Spakovsky (Screenshot) Former Justice Department (DOJ) official Hans Von Spakovsky says it’s illegal and unconstitutional for the DOJ and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to refuse to provide President Donald Trump and Congress with details of their Trump-Russia investigation’s use of a spy in Trump’s presidential campaign. As the nation’s top law enforcement officer, Trump – and anyone working for him - have the indisputable right to anything they want to know about the Russia-Collusion investigation, Spakovsky explained in a Fox News interview Friday morning: “The president is the chief law enforcement officer of...
  • Congressional Democrats vow to end 'culture of corruption' in Washington

    05/25/2018 12:27:21 PM PDT · by PROCON · 27 replies
    washingtontimes.com ^ | May 21, 2018 | Seth McLaughlin
    Congressional Democrats unveiled another part of their anti-Trump 2018 campaign platform Monday, proposing tightening campaign finance and ethics laws they said have been exposed as too weak after they failed to snare President Trump. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, California Democrat, said the effort is needed to combat “one of the most compromised, corrupt administrations in history.” “Instead of delivering on his promise to drain the swamp, President Trump has become the swamp,” Mrs. Pelosi said on the steps of the Capitol. “Republicans and the White House are cravenly beholden to big money interest and the American people are paying...
  • Sharyl Atkisson on Spygate: Sure looks like FBI's operation against Trump was political

    05/25/2018 12:21:50 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 27 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Thursday, May 24, 2018 | Larry O'Connor
    Tuesday, we broke down how based on publicly disclosed information, it is a logical and reasonable conclusion that politics played a major role in the origins of the FBI’s counterintelligence operation involving the Trump campaign and alleged connections with the Russian government. Wednesday, investigative reporter Sharyl Atkisson amplified this idea at The Hill and laid out a devastating case: (T)here’s a growing appearance of alleged wrongdoing equally as insidious, if not more so, because it implies widespread misuse of America’s intelligence and law enforcement apparatus. Atkisson lays out eight major indications that the operation was directed at Trump, not the...
  • Police: Pit bull attacks Jehovah's Witnesses at front door

    05/25/2018 12:19:01 PM PDT · by BBell · 27 replies
    Just five hours after four people were injured in a dog attack in the North Sound, the animal was euthanized. It happened around 12:30 p.m., off Cemetery Road in Arlington. Police say four Jehovah’s Witnesses parked in front of a house and as soon as one of them - a 70-year-old woman - got out of the vehicle, a pit bull attacked her. “I just heard the screaming - I heard some screaming and I didn’t really pay much attention to it. I was on my phone and I just thought it was kids. It sounded like a little girl...
  • In 1959 Harvey Haddix pitched perhaps the best game ever — and lost

    05/25/2018 12:15:08 PM PDT · by a little elbow grease · 6 replies
    www.post-gazette.com ^ | 5/24/09 | BOB DVORCHAK
    In 1959 Harvey Haddix pitched perhaps the best game ever — and lost BOB DVORCHAK In his later years with the Pirates, after he was the pitching coach for the 1979 champions and before the baseball bureaucracy no longer recognized his game, Harvey Haddix reflected on the most extraordinary game ever pitched.
  • Trump: Actually, the North Korea Summit Still Could Happen June 12

    05/25/2018 12:12:42 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 25, 2018 | Katie Pavlich
    Before traveling to Annapolis Friday morning to speak at the commencement ceremony for the U.S. Naval Academy, President Trump said the summit with North Korea could still happen June 12. “We’ll see what happens. We’re talking to them now. It was a very nice statement they put out. We’ll see what happens," Trump said.  “We’ll see what happens. It could even be the 12th. We’re talking to them now. They very much want to do it. We’d like to do it. We’re going to see what happens.” “Everybody plays games. You know that better than anybody,” he continued when asked about...
  • Texas gubernatorial candidate Lupe Valdez owes thousands in overdue property taxes

    05/25/2018 12:06:10 PM PDT · by SpeedyInTexas · 29 replies
    Houston Chronicle ^ | 05/24/2018 | Mike Ward, Allie Morris
    Democratic gubernatorial nominee Lupe Valdez, who has campaigned to close loopholes in the state's broken property-tax system, owes more than $12,000 in overdue taxes on seven properties in two counties, official records showed Thursday. In addition, Valdez provided incorrect details on her official financial-disclosure report : A Dallas property that she owns is not listed, and two companies listed on the filing have incorrect names on the form. Her campaign attributes those mistakes to typos.
  • Did the Obama Administration Spy on Trump Using Flimsy Evidence? Let's Find Out

    05/25/2018 11:56:47 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 25, 2018 | David Harsanyi
    If the Justice Department and FBI are, as we've been told incessantly over the past year, not merely patriots but consummate professionals incapable of being distracted by partisanship or petty Washington intrigues, why are Donald Trump's antagonists freaking out over the fact that an inspector general will assess whether political motivation tainted an investigation into the president's campaign? The American people should get a full accounting of what transpired during 2016. Isn't that what we've been hearing since the election? You believe President Trump is corrupt. We get it. But surely anyone who alleges to be concerned about the sanctity...
  • Jordan Peterson And The Left-Wing Smear Machine

    05/25/2018 11:49:25 AM PDT · by DeweyCA · 5 replies
    Hotair.com ^ | 5-25-18 | John Sexton
    Author Carol Horton identifies herself as someone who leans left on political and cultural issues. Yesterday, in a piece for Quillette, she describes looking into Canadian psychologist Jordan Peterson and finding him “a refreshing departure from the standard discourse.” That put her at odds with friends who warned her that Peterson was “hate-filled right-wing propaganda.” But while Horton was willing to make up her own mind about Peterson, she found doing so left her feeling isolated and uncomfortable. Horton says the social pressure was so intense that she felt scared to speak up with her opinion. She believes that pressure...
  • Trump should make clear to North Korea that the Libya model is indeed on the table

    05/25/2018 11:39:39 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 25, 2018 | Marc Thiessen, The Washington Post
    After months of pretending to be normal and reasonable on the diplomatic stage, North Korea's mask has slipped, and Pyongyang is back to threatening a "nuclear-to-nuclear showdown" that will "make the U.S. taste an appalling tragedy it has neither experienced nor even imagined up to now." Why is Kim Jong Un's regime lashing out? It's not because it is offended at talk of a "Libya model." It's because it was hoping to follow the "Iran model" -- sanctions relief up front and weak inspections -- and is starting to realize that is not going to happen. When national security adviser...
  • Ancient Egyptian Art to Ancient Music

    05/25/2018 11:37:19 AM PDT · by mairdie · 13 replies
    An art history look at Ancient Egyptian Art to 'Sumerians, Egyptians and Greeks' and 'Ankh, the Sound of Ancient Egypt'. From Pre-Dynastic Period to Late Period.
  • How The Code Name ‘Crossfire Hurricane’ Undermines The FBI’s Russia Story

    05/25/2018 11:33:24 AM PDT · by Meet the New Boss · 29 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 25 May 2018 | Lee Smith
    The New York Times’ 4,000-word report last week on the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe of Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign’s possible ties to Russia revealed for the first time that the investigation was called “Crossfire Hurricane.” snip The answer may be found in the 1986 Penny Marshall film named after the song, “Jumpin’ Jack Flash.” In the Cold War-era comedy, a quirky bank officer played by Whoopi Goldberg comes to the aid of Jonathan Pryce, who plays a British spy being chased by the KGB. The code name “Crossfire Hurricane” is therefore most likely a reference to the former British...
  • Trump Rallies (and Surprises) Navy Grads:

    05/25/2018 11:32:30 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 57 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 25, 2018 | Katie Pavlich
    President Trump traveled from the White House to Annapolis, Maryland Friday morning to give the commenement address for the 2018 U.S. Naval Academy graduating class. "You are now leaders in the most powerful and righteous force on the face of the planet: the United States military," President Trump said to a stadium filled with 30,000 people. "Each of you will make your own mark on the Navy, the Marine Corps, the military, and the history of our great nation...There is no hill our Marines our can’t take and there is no stronghold the SEALs can’t breach. There is no...
  • White House Team Might Still Head to North Korea Summit Site

    05/25/2018 11:25:31 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies
    Roll Call ^ | May 25, 2018 | John T. Bennett
    A White House “advance team” slated to head to Singapore in preparation for the president’s canceled summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un might still make the trip. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders left open the possibility and reiterated that President Donald Trump still wants to meet with the North Korean leader about a nuclear disarmament pact. That came one day after Trump canceled the June 12 meeting, concluding the North’s change in behavior from receptive to chilly to hostile meant Kim had gotten cold feet. “We’ll see. We still have a few hours before that takes...