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  • Ginsburg misses Supreme Court arguments due to illness

    11/13/2019 9:29:18 PM PST · by rdl6989 · 69 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/13/19 | John Kruzel
    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Wednesday missed oral arguments due to a stomach bug. Chief Justice John Roberts, speaking from the bench, said Ginsburg was “indisposed due to illness.” He said Ginsburg would participate in deciding the cases based on written briefs and oral argument recordings. A court spokeswoman confirmed that Ginsburg was at home with a stomach bug.
  • Nationals' Suzuki dons 'MAGA' hat, gets Trump hug at White House rally

    11/04/2019 12:16:17 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 31 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11 04 2019 | Brett Samuels and Morgan Chalfant
    Washington Nationals catcher Kurt Suzuki donned a "Make America Great Again" hat during the team's visit to the White House on Monday to celebrate its World Series victory. He also got a big hug from President Trump while wearing the red "MAGA" baseball cap as he put his arms up to acknowledge the crowd. Trump put his hands on Suzuki's shoulders and hugged him from behind. “I love you all,” Suzuki told the crowd. “I love you all. Thank you.” “What a job he did. I didn’t know that was going to happen,” Trump said to laughter in the crowd....
  • Chaos on Capitol Hill as Republicans led by Matt Gaetz storm impeachment hearing…

    10/23/2019 3:50:10 PM PDT · by a little elbow grease · 67 replies ^ | 10/23/19 | Kane
    The storm on the hill that matters ..................
  • This Sure Looks Like Mitt Romney’s Secret Twitter Account (Update: It Is)

    10/20/2019 7:55:14 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 25 replies
    Slate ^ | 10/20/19 | Ashley Feinberg
    Earlier today, the Atlantic’s McKay Coppins published a lengthy profile on Mitt Romney, apparently part of Romney’s effort to set himself up as the noble Republican foil to an out-of-control president. These sorts of pieces, which are more about narrative setting than anything else, typically don’t contain a lot of new information, but this had one notable exception. About midway through, the usually guarded senator revealed that, just like fellow lone-voice-of reason-haver James Comey, he was the owner of a secret Twitter account. At one point, as Coppins asked him about the #IMPEACHMITTROMNEY hashtag Trump tweeted into being earlier this...
  • California Governor Approves Broadest Gun Seizure Laws In US

    10/12/2019 8:44:20 PM PDT · by Windflier · 35 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 11 October 2019 | David Krayden
    Democratic California Gov. Gavin Newsom has approved some of the strictest gun laws and gun seizure powers in the U.S. Friday, signing into law 15 different pieces of gun legislation. Newsom has reinforced a “red flag” law that enables educators, employers and co-workers to inform on gun owners and request that a restraining order be placed on them — if they are believed to be a danger to themselves or society, according to the Associated Press. The bill was deemed to be to extreme even for Newsom’s predecessor, former Gov. Jerry Brown, who was also an enthusiastic advocate of gun...
  • Beto O’Rourke Pledges to Penalize Churches that Oppose Gay ‘Marriage’

    10/11/2019 6:44:52 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 32 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | 10/11/19 | Martin M. Barillas
    LOS ANGELES, October 11, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) -- Robert “Beto” O’Rourke, a Catholic and presidential candidate for the Democratic party, called for churches and religious institutions to lose their tax-exempt status if they oppose same-sex “marriage.” Joining other Democratic candidates in defending their respective LGBTQ platform stances on Thursday evening during a CNN televised town hall, O’Rourke said, “There can be no reward, no benefit, no tax break for anyone … that denies the full human rights and the full civil rights of every single one of us.” As the audience cheered, O’Rourke continued, saying, “And so as president, we are...
  • Donald Trump and RNC Raise $125 Million in Third Quarter, Shattering Records

    10/02/2019 9:15:42 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 9 replies ^ | Staff - October 2, 2019 9:46AM
    President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign has achieved a presidential fundraising record by bringing in $125 million in the third quarter of the year, along with the Republican National Committee. The RNC said Tuesday that it raised more than $308 million in 2019 with $156 million in the bank. Obviously these funds will be used to fight Democrats’ ridiculous impeachment push. Trump is Breaking Records and Blew Obama’s Fundraising Out of the Water To compare, former President Barack Obama raised just over $70 million at this same juncture of his re-election in 2011. HUGE Q3 fundraising numbers thanks to @GOPChairwoman, @parscale,...
  • Maxine Waters, Who Opposes Solitary Confinement, Wants to Throw Trump in Solitary Confinement

    10/01/2019 3:47:57 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 40 replies
    freebeacon ^ | OCTOBER 1, 2019 | Alex Griswold
    'Impeachment is not good enough for Trump' Rep. Maxine Waters (D., Calif.) expressed her desire to throw President Donald Trump in solitary confinement despite her previous opposition to the practice. Waters suggested that Trump should be tried and executed for treason or at the very least placed in solitary confinement after Tump characterized the Ukraine phone call whistleblower as "close to a spy." "Impeachment is not good enough for Trump," the often-outspoken congresswoman argued on Twitter. "He needs to be imprisoned & placed in solitary confinement. But for now, impeachment is the imperative." Despite her enthusiasm for putting Trump in...
  • Sixth-Grade Girl Admits To Fabricating Hate Attack That Media Linked To Mike Pence’s Wife

    09/30/2019 11:38:26 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 55 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 09/30/19 | Chuck Ross
    An alleged anti-black hate incident at a Washington, D.C.-area middle school that media outlets tried to link to Vice President Mike Pence’s wife was a hoax, the school said Monday.Amari Allen, 12, accused three white classmates earlier in September of pinning her down and cutting off her dreadlocks during an attack at Immanuel Christian School, a private school in Springfield, Virginia.  “They said my hair was nappy and I was ugly,” Allen, a sixth-grader, told NBC Washington in an emotional interview.The story received national attention not just because of the attack, but also because the school has a high-profile faculty member: Karen Pence.The...
  • Islam is RIGHT About Women’ flyers spark concern in Winchester

    09/22/2019 12:43:37 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 59 replies
    WINCHESTER, MASS. (WHDH) - Residents in Winchester are debating free speech versus hate speech after flyers reading “Islam is RIGHT About Women” were found plastered around town. Anita Davison told 7NEWS that she was walking her child to school on Wednesday when saw the concerning flyers struck to street signs near the town’s center. Davison says she was alarmed by the sight of the flyers and immediately ripped them down. “Political climate at the moment, and all the things happening around the world, it just puts a little fear in you,” she said. After Davison brought two flyers to the...
  • Political Donor Ed Buck Arrested After Third Man Overdoses at His House

    09/18/2019 8:46:41 AM PDT · by McQ444 · 33 replies
    The Epoch Times ^ | 09-18-19 | ZACHARY STIEBER
    Ed Buck, a donor to the Democrats, was arrested late Sept. 17 after a third man overdosed at his home in California. Buck, 65, was charged with operating a drug house, battery causing serious injury, and providing methamphetamine to a 37-year-old man who suffered a drug overdose last week, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office. Prosecutors said Buck injected the victim with meth at his apartment in West Hollywood on Sept. 11. The man overdosed but survived.
  • An American Airlines mechanic is accused of sabotaging a plane in Miami

    09/06/2019 2:23:10 PM PDT · by LSUfan · 23 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 6 Sept 19 | David Slotnick
    The mechanic glued a hard foam material inside a tube leading to the plane's air-data module, which measures air speed, pitch, and other crucial flight information. The mechanic, named Abdul-Majeed Marouf Ahmed Alani, according to a criminal complaint filed in a Miami federal court and obtained by Business Insider, is accused with tampering with an aircraft's air-data module.
  • Encouraging: Biden Tells Supporters He's 'Not Going Nuts'

    08/27/2019 12:51:03 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 20 replies ^ | August 27, 2019 | Leah Barkoukis
    Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden told supporters in New Hampshire that he was "not going nuts" after he couldn't remember where he spoke on Dartmouth College's campus last week. “I just spoke at Dartmouth on health care, at the medical school — or not — I guess it wasn’t actually on the campus because people from the medical school were at the —” Biden said. “I want to be clear, I’m not going nuts. I’m not sure whether it’s a medical school or where the hell I spoke, but it was on the campus.” The comment comes after months of...
  • "Active Shooter" in Nicetown Neighborhood of Philadelphia, Several Police Injured

    08/14/2019 3:02:28 PM PDT · by marktwain · 65 replies
    Vanity | 14 August, 2019 | Marktwain
    There are numerous reports of an "active shooter" in the Nicetown neighborhood of Philadelphia. Several police officer have been injured. It is unclear, at this time, how many other people have been shot or killed. We do not know if this was an ambush or something else. The Nicetown neighborhood is in urban decay with many abandoned buildings, according to wikipedia. The population is predominantly black and Hispanic, about 85% black and 7% hispanic, with a sprinkling of others.
  • Jeffrey Epstein dead in apparent suicide

    08/10/2019 6:47:06 AM PDT · by libstripper · 66 replies
    New York Post ^ | Aug. 10, 2019 | Larry Celona, Eileen AJConnelley
    Convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein died overnight in an apparent suicide, law enforcement sources told the Post Saturday. A gurney carrying a man who looked like Epstein was wheeled into New York Downtown Hospital around 7:30 a.m. A call for a reported cardiac arrest came in at 6:38 a.m., Fire Department sources said.
  • Multiple people have been killed in a shooting in El Paso, Texas, police say

    08/03/2019 12:17:58 PM PDT · by libstripper · 82 replies
    CNN ^ | Aug. 3, 2019, 3:08 pm, EDT | Dakin Andone & Hollie Silverman
    (CNN)Multiple people were killed Saturday in a shooting in El Paso, Texas, according to local police. At least one person is in custody, El Paso Police Sgt. Enrique Castillo told reporters, and authorities don't believe there is an ongoing threat.
  • Seesaws Placed Across US-Mexico Border So That Children Can Play Together (NM)

    07/30/2019 1:02:30 PM PDT · by LegendHasIt · 44 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | July 30, 2019 | Shelby Talcott
    Bright pink seesaws were placed between the U.S.-Mexico border wall in New Mexico Monday so that children from Mexico and the U.S. could play with each other. Two California professors, Ronald Rael and Virginia San Fratello, came up with the idea to develop a “Teetertotter Wall” between the border in 2009, according to Rael’s Instagram. The idea was meant to allow people to interact despite being separated by a wall. Rael shared the installation on Instagram Monday, stating that “the wall became a literal fulcrum for U.S. – Mexico relations.” The “Teetertotter Wall” is located between Sunland Park, New Mexico...
  • Seesaws built on US-Mexico border let kids from both sides play

    07/30/2019 11:57:01 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 22 replies
    Children on either side of the US-Mexico border played together despite a fence dividing them — thanks to three pink seesaws erected by a pair of California professors. The teeter-totters on the outskirts of El Paso, Texas, and Ciudad Juárez in Mexico are the handiwork of Ronald Rael, an architecture professor at the University of California, Berkley, and Virginia San Fratello, an associate design professor at San José State University, The Guardian reported. “One of the most incredible experiences of my and @vasfsf’s career bringing to life the conceptual drawings of the Teetertotter Wall from 2009 in an event filled...
  • Billionaire investor Peter Thiel says the FBI and CIA should investigate Google

    07/15/2019 10:59:03 AM PDT · by bitt · 15 replies ^ | 7/15/2019 | Saheli Roy Choudhury
    Billionaire investor Peter Thiel said Sunday that the FBI and the CIA should investigate if Google has been infiltrated by Chinese intelligence, according to a report from Axios. Thiel blasted the Alphabet-owned Google for its work in China, saying the search engine giant was "engaged in the seemingly treasonous decision to work with the Chinese military and not with the US military," according to Axios. Last year, Google came under fire after it was revealed that the company was working on a controversial project to launch a censored search service in China. Billionaire investor Peter Thiel said Sunday that the...
  • Ross Perot dead at 89

    07/09/2019 11:07:12 AM PDT · by The KG9 Kid · 19 replies
    Dead at 89