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  • An anti-vaccination 'hotspot' near Portland declares an emergency over measles outbreak

    01/23/2019 7:33:41 AM PST · by artichokegrower · 4 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | January 23, 2019 | Isaac Stanley-Becker
    A quickly escalating measles outbreak around Portland, Oregon, has led health officials in nearby Clark County, Washington, to declare a public health emergency as they warn that people infected with the highly contagious virus since the beginning of the year have visited schools and churches, a dentist's office, an Amazon locker pickup station, a Costco, and an Ikea.
  • Vanity/twitter: New Muslim Minnesota Rep Continues Lying about Covington Catholic Boys

    01/23/2019 7:32:28 AM PST · by TigerClaws · 7 replies
    Ilhan Omar ? @IlhanMN -The boys were protesting a woman's right to choose & yelled “it’s not rape if you enjoy it” -They were taunting 5 Black men before they surrounded Phillips and led racist chants -Sandmann’s family hired a right wing PR firm to write his non-apology ?????
  • Who Benefits From Democratic Control? Let's Look At the State of Cities Totally Controlled by Dems

    01/23/2019 7:31:22 AM PST · by SeekAndFind
    Townhall ^ | 01/23/2019 | Prof. Walter Williams
    In 1976, Gerald Ford won 15 percent of the black vote. That's the most of any recent Republican presidential candidate. In most elections, blacks give Democrats over 90 percent of their votes. It's not unreasonable to ask what have blacks gained from such unquestioning loyalty to the Democratic Party. After all, the absolute worst public safety conditions and other urban amenities for blacks are in cities that have been controlled by Democrats for decades. Let's look at it. What cities are the deadliest for blacks? The Trace, an independent nonprofit news organization, answers that question. Using 2017 data from the...
  • White House announces 51 judicial picks, including two for liberal 9th Circuit

    01/23/2019 7:30:47 AM PST · by Texas Fossil
    Fox News ^ | 3 hours ago | Gregg Re
    The White House on Tuesday announced the re-nomination of 51 federal judicial nominees left over from the previous Congress, kickstarting the administration's effort to install more conservative judges after GOP activists worried that such appointments had stalled.Nine of the 51 appointments are for spots on prestigious and influential federal appellate benches, including two on the mostly liberal San Francisco-based 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, which President Trump has often derided as "disgraceful" and politically biased.Neomi Rao, the president's "regulatory czar," who would take now-Supreme Court Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh's vacated seat on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, is on the list.  Case Western...
  • MSNBC's Clift: Dems Right to Refuse to Negotiate With GOP 'Terrorists'

    01/23/2019 7:30:40 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 12 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    What do you call Republicans who want 1/10th of 1% of the budget to be used to build a border wall? "Terrorists"—if you're MSNBC contributor Eleanor Clift, that is. On Ari Melber's MSNBC show this evening, Clift, praising Dem refusal to negotiate over the shutdown, said: "The Democrats are defending a principle here: that you don't negotiate with terrorists when they're holding hostages."Get the rest of the story and view the video here.
  • NY Catholic bishop questions Gov. Cuomo's faith over ‘death star’ abortion law

    01/23/2019 7:26:48 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 01/23/2019 | Leonardo Blair
    New York's Democrat Gov. Andrew Cuomo standing with abortion giant Planned Parenthood in 2017. | Photo: FacebookNew York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's faith is being questioned after he signed a bill into law that legalizes abortion up until birth for any reason.Section 2 of the controversial Reproductive Health Act states that “an abortion May be performed by a licensed, certified, or authorized practitioner within 24 weeks from the commencement of pregnancy, or there is an absence of fetal viability, or at any time when necessary to protect a patient's life or health.”In an open letter Saturday to the governor in The...
  • Emerson Poll: Americans Want Better Border Enforcement By More Than 2:1; 66% Oppose Amnesty

    01/23/2019 7:21:33 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 5 replies
    Hotair ^ | 01/23/2019 | Ed Morrissey
    What if opposition among Americans to Donald Trump’s shutdown proposal isn’t about the border-wall funding? A new poll out from Emerson shows that 55% oppose the wall-for-DACA-extension made by the president on Saturday. What would they think if Trump offered full citizenship instead? Here’s your surprising Chart of the Day:Given the tenor of media coverage of “dreamers” and this standoff over the wall, this seems a little counter-intuitive. Looking at the polling results from Emerson, however, it makes sense. As it turns out, most voters want tougher enforcement, and Democrats find themselves on the fringe on this issue.Respondents overall...
  • End of the road for Autobahn's limitless speeds: Germany considers introducing 80mph [tr]

    01/23/2019 7:21:02 AM PST · by C19fan · 13 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | January 23, 2019 | Julian Robinson
    Germany is considering introducing an 80mph speed limit on its famous Autobahn motorway - sparking outrage among car lovers. The country's decades-old motorway network is famous for 'no limits' sections where drivers can put even the fastest cars through their paces. But a leaked proposal, drawn up by a government committee on the future of transport, suggests officials are weighing up a universal speed restriction on the roads. Charged with coming up with recommendations on reducing the environmental harm caused by transport, the government committee also proposed fuel tax hikes and electric vehicle quotas to help Germany finally meet EU...
  • Today in U.S. military history: North Koreans capture USS Pueblo

    01/23/2019 7:20:33 AM PST · by fugazi · 1 replies
    Unto the Breach ^ | Jan. 23, 2019 | Chris Carter
    Today's post is in honor of Fireman Duane Hodges, who on this day in 1968, was killed by enemy fire while serving aboard USS Pueblo in the Sea of Japan. The 21-year-old sailor from Creswell, Ore. was posthumously awarded the Silver Star. 1870: Following the murder of a Montana rancher and his son, Col. Eugene Baker forms a band of infantry and cavalry, leaving Fort Ellis (near modern-day Bozeman) in search of the Blackfoot indians responsible for the attack. Coming across a Blackfoot encampment, Baker orders his men to attack the camp, not caring if it was the correct group...
  • Now The Democrats Want To Impeach Brett Kavanaugh

    01/23/2019 7:19:34 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    Hotair ^ | 01/23/2019 | Jazz Shaw
    As John Sexton pointed out a couple of days ago, Colorado freshman Congressman Joe Neguse (D) is on the Judiciary Committee in the House and is wasting no time trying to move the liberal agenda forward. His chosen issue is to launch an investigation into the confirmation process of Supreme Court Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh because there’s “no question” in Neguse’s mind that he committed perjury by lying during Senate questioning.Despite not offering any specific proof that Kavanaugh knowingly lied under oath, Neguse seems to be skipping over the muss and fuss of holding hearings and going straight to...
  • 7 Best Desktop Environments For Linux

    01/23/2019 7:17:26 AM PST · by ShadowAce · 10 replies
    It's FOSS ^ | 6 January 2019 | Munif Tanjim
    Mirror, mirror, on the wall, which is the best desktop environment of all? While diversity is one of the best features of the Linux community, as users can try various options and find out which one suits the best for them, sometimes it can also create confusions. Especially if you’re new to Linux community, you can easily be overwhelmed by the number of choices you have. When it comes to Desktop Environments, there’s no exception. But trying out each and every desktop environments is a very time-consuming and tiring task.Here, we’ve created a list of the best desktop environments available for Linux distros...
  • Taiwan’s ‘Bikini Climber’ social media star Gigi Wu dies after ravine fall in Yushan national park

    01/23/2019 7:17:25 AM PST · by DUMBGRUNT · 10 replies
    Wu called friends from a satellite phone on Saturday to tell them she could not move before rescuers located her body on Monday She usually wore hiking clothes to scale the mountains, only changing into a bikini once she reached the top. When asked why she did it, she replied: “It just looks so beautiful, what’s not to like?”
  • IS TRADITIONAL MASCULINITY HARMFUL? Here's the Latest Junk-Thought from the APA

    01/23/2019 7:15:04 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 4 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | 01/23/2019 | Lloyd Billinsgsley
    Gillette’s We Believe: The Best Men Can Be is essentially a video version of the recent American Psychological Association statement that “traditional masculinity—marked by stoicism, competitiveness, dominance and aggression—is, on the whole, harmful.” And the APA gives the impression that traditional masculinity by men of no color is an especially pressing concern. This view, the APA explains, is the result of 40 years of research, launched by emeritus psychology professor Ronald F. Levant EdD, co-editor of the APA’s The Psychology of Men and Masculinities, and a former APA president. “Though men benefit from patriarchy,” Levant notes, “they are also...
  • 6 Reasons to Oppose Nanny State Tyrant Kamala Harris in 2020: Track Record of Mis-using State Power

    01/23/2019 7:11:40 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 5 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 01/23/2019 | Tyler O'Neil
    On Monday, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) announced her candidacy for president in 2020. Harris wouldn't just be the first black woman president, she would also use the full power of her office to silence conservatives — or anyone who disagrees with her and her powerful allies. She has a track record of weaponizing the law against her opponents and refusing to defend the people's will in court. Despite her claims to stand for "truth, justice, decency, equality, freedom, and democracy," she has betrayed many of those values in these six concrete episodes. 1. David Daleiden. In 2014, David Daleiden and...
  • The Church is Very Sick and in Need of Renewal, and Covington Proves It

    01/23/2019 7:10:20 AM PST · by ebb tide · 9 replies
    The Remnant Newspaper ^ | January 22, 2019 | Deion A. Kathawa
    The Church is Very Sick and in Need of Renewal, and Covington Proves It Rate this item 12345 (15 votes) Imagine if half the country turned against you overnight and blasted you with white hot anger, death threats, calls to ruin your future, and much else besides.Then, instead of shielding you from the abuse and standing with you in love against the crazed mob, imagine if your own parents abandoned you and even actively joined their voices to the chorus of those attacking you. How would you feel?Wronged? Angry? Betrayed?Hopefully, all three. But what if your spiritual parents did...
  • Nancy Pelosi's $2 million in travel junkets is starting to get noticed

    01/23/2019 7:04:48 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 01/23/2019 | Monica Showalter
    Not only was President Trump's masterly counter-move against House speaker Nancy Pelosi an expert power play against the speaker's bid to take the television set away from him at the State of the Union, but it drew attention to something that doesn't get much attention, the fact that she's got some Imelda Marcos-style spending habits in state-financed travel. According to the Daily Caller, citing Judicial Watch: Pelosi's trip to Italy and Ukraine from July 30 to Aug. 6, 2015, cost the Air Force $184,587.81, according to documents released Saturday under a 2015 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit by Judicial Watch.  Her delegation...
  • Ranch Radio Song of the Day

    01/23/2019 7:04:09 AM PST · by cowpoke · 1 replies
    YouTube ^ | 1/23/2019 | myself
    Today we feature Hank Thompson and thr Brazos Valley Boys and their 1952 recording of Crying In The Deep Blue Sea, THE WESTERNER
  • Curt Schilling snubbed by Baseball Hall of Fame; Trump Tweets His Support

    01/23/2019 7:02:04 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 01/23/2019 | William O'Toole
    “Curt Schilling deserves to be in the Baseball Hall of Fame,” President Trump tweeted Sunday evening. “Great record, especially when under pressure and when it mattered most. Do what everyone in Baseball knows is right!”  Curt Shilling didn’t get into Cooperstown this year but maybe next year or someday. Perhaps his improved voting numbers are due to the Trump effect. Or his support for Trump has made him persona non grata in baseball circles. He wasn’t selected but, Mariano Rivera, the greatest reliever in history, was on the ballot for the first time and received 100% of the writers’ votes, a...
  • Judge strikes down Iowa 'fetal heartbeat' abortion law

    01/23/2019 6:59:30 AM PST · by skimbell · 10 replies
    FOX News ^ | 1-22-19 | Samuel Chamberlain
    An Iowa judge struck down a state law Tuesday banning a woman from obtaining an abortion once a fetus' heartbeat is detected, saying it violated the state's constitution. Judge Michael Huppert wrote that the measure was counter to "both the due process and equal protection provisions of the Iowa Constitution as not being narrowly tailored to serve the compelling state interest at promoting potential life." X
  • Report estimates 31% of New Yorkers would pay more under ‘single-payer’ health plan

    01/23/2019 6:56:43 AM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 8 replies News ^ | Published: 01/23/2019 @ 09:12 am
    Almost one in three New Yorkers would face higher costs under a proposed single-payer health plan, and half of the worse-off group would be low- or middle-income, according to a new report from the Empire Center. The report highlights little-noticed data from the RAND Corporation’s analysis of the New York Health Act, which estimated 31 percent of New Yorkers would pay more for health care under single-payer. Among those paying more would be almost half of the working poor....who already qualify for free or near-free coverage through Medicaid, Child Health Plus and the Essential Plan. Many beneficiaries of those programs...