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  • Sharpton: Blacks Unemployed 'Cause of Racist Republicans (From Nov 2nd, 2010—Please help me analyze)

    01/19/2018 3:13:11 PM PST · by WeWaWes · 11 replies
    FoxNews ^ | 11/02/2010 | Fox News Video
    A 1:50 short video from the Rev AL and Don Lemon that aired November 2nd, 2010. Don Lemon: "The big issue is money, jobs and the economy."
  • Sheriff: FBI Has Ongoing Case Against Individual Other Than Paddock [VIDEO]

    01/19/2018 3:07:58 PM PST · by ItsOnlyDaryl · 14 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 1.19.18 | Justin Caruso
    Las Vegas sheriff Joe Lombardo revealed that there is an ongoing FBI case against an “individual of federal interest” other than Stephen Paddock or his girlfriend Marilou Danley. Paddock opened fire on a country music festival on Oct. 1, 2017, from a room in the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas, killing 58 people and injuring 546.
  • What? Even the panda cams? Government shutdown would hit National Zoo

    01/19/2018 3:07:25 PM PST · by bgill · 20 replies
    CNN ^ | Jan. 18, 2018 | Veronica Stracqualursi
    Expect pandemonium. If Congress fails to avert a government shutdown by its Friday deadline, the popular panda cameras at the Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington will be turned off, according to a statement from the Smithsonian Institution. The Smithsonian's lion and elephant cameras will also go dark if the federal government is shut down, the statement read... "A shutdown will not affect the Zoo's commitment to the safety of staff and the standard excellence in animal care," the statement read.
  • President Trump's First Year

    01/19/2018 3:03:58 PM PST · by upchuck · 1 replies
    Gringrich Productions via email | Jan 19, 2018 | Newt Gringrich
    January 20 is the first anniversary of President Trump’s inauguration. I have known nine presidents, beginning with President Richard Nixon. Of those nine presidents, the only one who was as effective as President Trump in his first year was President Ronald Reagan. That judgment may surprise a lot of people because the opposition in the news media and among the left-wing “resistance” has been so strong and one-sided that they have consistently misrepresented and maligned President Trump and his administration. This effort has produced a distorted, minimized view of what has been accomplished by this remarkably energetic and controversial Commander...
  • anhattan DNC snubs women’s rights group days before march

    01/19/2018 2:59:42 PM PST · by sparklite2 · 4 replies
    New York Post ^ | January 19, 2018 | | Carl Campanile
    The Manhattan Democratic Party has blackballed the nation’s most prominent’s women’s right organization — the National Organization of Women — just days before Saturday’s Women’s March. Party officials said the move was payback to NOW’s New York City chapter for protesting the nomination of Manhattan state Supreme Court Judge Lori Sattler at the party’s judicial convention last September. NOW and other critics of Sattler claimed she was unfit for elevation to a permanent seat in state Supreme Court because she allowed evidence of a woman’s abortion to be submitted in a custody case in 2013.
  • Nearly 200 Dems Vote Against Bill to Protect Babies Who Survive Abortions

    01/19/2018 2:53:25 PM PST · by Kaslin · 21 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 19, 2018 | Cortney O'Brien
    Friday marks the 45th March for Life in Washington, D.C. Tens of thousands of pro-life activists have arrived in the nation's capital to defend the rights of unborn children. What better day to pass a piece of legislation that protects those precious lives. PASSED: The Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act. All life is worthy of our protection, and as representatives of the people, it is our responsibility to make sure our laws reflect that. pic.twitter.com/kQtuMg2Esm— House Republicans (@HouseGOP) January 19, 2018 The Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act passed by a vote of 241-183. Many would agree that it's not only...
  • Feds to retry Sen. Menendez on corruption charges

    01/19/2018 2:49:28 PM PST · by mandaladon · 9 replies
    NBC ^ | 19 Jan 2018 | PETE WILLIAMS
    WASHINGTON — The Justice Department notified a federal judge Friday that it will again put Sen. Robert Menendez of New Jersey on trial, after a jury deadlocked and ended an earlier prosecution in a mistrial. "The conduct alleged in the indictment is serious and warrants retrial before a jury of citizens in the District of New Jersey," the Justice Department said. "An early retrial date is in the best interests of the public," government lawyers told the judge. A spokesman for Menendez said prosecutors evidently "did not hear the overwhelming voices of the New Jerseyans" who served on the jury...
  • Vowing to 'rip' Trump 'a new one,' Obama in his ex-presidency devolves into

    01/19/2018 2:44:56 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 35 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 1/19/18 | Monica Showalter
    Far from content living his golden years on the $400,000 speech and lecture circuit of other former presidents, President Obama has been busy with clawing back his old power. He's actually covertly plotting to oust his democratically elected successor, President Trump, vowing to his associates to "rip him a new one" in the 2018 midterm elections. Seems he's not all that interested in watching his younger daughter grow up. That's the word from DCWhispers, which reports that Obama's Kalorama mansion, in the heart of the capital's toniest district, is the center of significant comings and goings among the Obamatons, who,...
  • Trump FISA Abuse Tweet 1-19-18

    01/19/2018 2:44:56 PM PST · by CincyRichieRich · 15 replies
    @realDonaldTrump ^ | President Donald J. Trump
    Just signed 702 Bill to reauthorize foreign intelligence collection. This is NOT the same FISA law that was so wrongly abused during the election. I will always do the right thing for our country and put the safety of the American people first!
  • The Weird Tale of a Larger-Than-Life Wolf That Outran the Law, Almost (The Custer Wolf)

    01/19/2018 2:40:40 PM PST · by Kid Shelleen · 5 replies
    Live Science ^ | 01/19/2018 | Mindy Weisberger
    For nearly a decade during the dawn of the 20th century, a lone — and furry — figure cut a criminal swath across South Dakota's badlands, evading government officials as well as seasoned trackers and bounty hunters. At the peak of his infamy, the price on his head totaled $500 — the equivalent of about $6,000 today. He was the Custer Wolf, a North American gray wolf (Canis lupus) so-named for the nearby town of Custer, South Dakota. The four-legged outlaw that preyed on livestock was widely reviled as a scourge of farmers and ranchers, but was also a source...
  • Paramedics called to treat Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor

    01/19/2018 2:34:10 PM PST · by mandaladon · 46 replies
    Reuters ^ | 19 Jan 2018
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, a life-long diabetic, was treated by paramedics for low blood sugar at her home in Washington on Friday morning but was able to go to work afterward, a court spokeswoman said. The 63-year-old Sotomayor, one of the nine-member court’s four liberal justices, was diagnosed as a child with type 1 diabetes and has openly discussed her experience with the chronic illness in the past. She was named to the court in 2009 by Democratic former President Barack Obama. “Justice Sotomayor experienced symptoms of low blood sugar at her home this morning....
  • Justice Dept intends to re-try Menendez in corruption case

    01/19/2018 2:32:31 PM PST · by BeauBo · 4 replies
    The Hill ^ | 19 Jan 2018 | AVERY ANAPOL AND MAX GREENWOOD
    The Justice Department announced Friday that they intend to re-try Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) on corruption charges after a deadlocked jury resulted in a mistrial in November... Menendez is up for reelection in 2018. He is widely expected to seek another term in office, though he has not made a formal announcement about his plans.
  • Here's Who Voters Are More Likely to Blame if Gov't Shuts Down

    01/19/2018 2:30:46 PM PST · by Kaslin · 38 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 19, 2018 | Leah Barkoukis
    Voters have weighed in ahead of the looming government shutdown on who they will hold more responsible should lawmakers fail to pass a short-term funding bill.According to a new Washington Post/ABC News poll, 48 percent of respondents said President Trump and the Republican Party would be to blame, compared to 28 percent who said Democrats would be responsible.Eighteen percent of voters said both parties would be to blame.Among independents, 46 percent pointed fingers at the GOP and President Trump, while 25 percent said Democrats would be to blame.Congress must pass a funding bill by midnight on Friday to avoid a...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Trappist Abbey Closed Down -- Summorum Undone by Current Vatican Regime

    01/19/2018 2:30:46 PM PST · by ebb tide · 3 replies
    Rorate Caeli ^ | January 19, 2018 | New Catholic
    Mariawald Trappist Abbey Closed Down -- Summorum Undone by Current Vatican Regime The Trappist Monastery of Mariawald, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, was probably the only monastic house in the world to make use of the provision present in Article 3 of the motu proprio Summorum Pontificum that allowed for the whole conversion of such a house to the exclusive use of the Traditional Rite. We covered this momentous news in 2008 (see our 2012 post), and in 2015 we published the translation of a great interview granted by the abbot responsible for this change, Dom Josef Vollberg. The traditional turn...
  • 'White Privilege' and the Great Stink of 1858

    01/19/2018 2:24:27 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 7 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 1/19/18 | James Lewis
    Among the roster of white privileges is the ability not to step in other people's poop too often in public, or to ingest it with our food and drink and pass it on to our children and friends, who could actually sicken and die from some strains of E. coli. Public sanitation as we know it today was invented in Great Britain and France shortly before 1900, with the United States quickly following suit to separate fresh water from disease-carrying offal in places like New York City, where you can still see the first sanitation plant built about a century...
  • Release The Memo: What's the Conspiracy Behind the Right-Wing Meme?(Barf alert and a LOL)

    01/19/2018 2:23:53 PM PST · by janetjanet998 · 11 replies
    Republicans claim a secret document reveals a Hillary Clinton plot "worse than Watergate" – and they're getting a big boost from Russian bots On a day like Friday, with a shutdown looming and DACA in the balance and Chuck Schumer huddling with President Trump in the White House, you might logically expect right-wing Twitter to be blowing up – but not, necessarily, with the seemingly unaccountable hashtag that's dominated the platform since Thursday evening: #ReleaseTheMemo. But then again, you might not logically expect American conservatives to work in concert with Russian state propagandists and Twitter bots – though by now,...
  • On Anniversary of Women’s March, Senator Murray Reflects on President Trump’s First Year

    01/19/2018 2:14:01 PM PST · by mdittmar · 7 replies
    youtube ^ | Jan 19, 2018 | Senator Patty Murray
    On Anniversary of Women’s March, Senator Murray Reflects on President Trump’s First Year
  • Feinstein: People Will Die if Government Shuts Down But I Might Vote to Shut It Down Anyway

    01/19/2018 2:13:54 PM PST · by Kaslin · 37 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 19, 2018 | Katie Pavlich
    Yesterday Democrats admitted their goal is to shut down the government in an effort to use the move against Republicans for the 2018-midterm elections. JUST IN: Democrats have enough votes to block the spending bill in the Senate and prevent Republicans from keeping the government up and running, senior Democratic aide tells @NBCNews— NBC Politics (@NBCPolitics) January 18, 2018 Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein issued a dire warning Thursday evening that a government shutdown will lead to people dying (not true) and other terrible things. "Shutting down the government is a very serious thing. People die, accidents happen. You don't know. Necessary...
  • "Looking into You" by Jackson Browne for the Star Trek Enterprise

    01/19/2018 2:11:48 PM PST · by mairdie · 4 replies
    And if you're into sci-fi, I have a song for Blakes 7's Liberator, "Long May You Run", and for Farscape's Moya, "Freight Train".
  • Trump Envisions an A.T.F. Without the A or T

    01/19/2018 2:11:22 PM PST · by sodpoodle · 21 replies
    New York Times ^ | 01/19/2018 | ALI WATKINS and MATT APUZZO
    The Trump administration has drafted plans to strip key authorities from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, senior administration officials said on Friday, an acknowledgment that the agency has all but abandoned its legacy of fighting liquor and tobacco smugglers. The A.T.F. traces its roots to Eliot Ness and the Prohibition-era federal agents made famous in the movie “The Untouchables.” But the modern A.T.F. has focused its stagnant budget on violent crime and bombings, while tobacco smuggling — a little-known crime that costs the government billions in lost taxes each year — goes largely unenforced.