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  • Hiring 716: make $200,000 a year without a college degree

    06/20/2018 11:06:41 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet
    WKBW-TV ^ | Ali Touhey
    Larkin Express Logistics is the new business on the block in Buffalo’s Allentown neighborhood. “We find trucks for people that need to move stuff,” explained company co-founder Don De Laria. The company opened earlier this year and it's already made $300,000 in revenue. Right now, the company has room to grow at the office space on Delaware Avenue. But, the goal is to expand beyond these walls in three years’ time. “We have designs to take this to a $125 million company in five to seven years. But, first De Laria said it needs to build a strong, and motivated...
  • South Korea crushes it in J.D. Power's 2018 Initial Quality Study (Top three rankings)

    06/20/2018 10:45:25 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    CNET ^ | June 20, 2018 | Kyle Hyatt
    The myth of Korean cars being cheaply made and problematic to own should, by now, be well and truly busted. But, if you've had your head in the sand for the last few years, here's some fairly definitive proof for you: J.D. Power's Initial Quality Study has Genesis, Kia and Hyundai in its top three spots. This is a big deal, too, because it represents the first time that the three Korean brands have topped the list. Kia is no stranger to the top, having been the top-ranked mass-market brand for the last four years. Genesis has only been an...
  • Economic scramble for North Korea picks up pace

    06/20/2018 10:16:27 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    The Straits Times ^ | June 21, 2018 | Bryan Harris, Lucy Hornby, Song Jung A and Demetri Sevastopulo
    SEOUL/BEIJING/WASHINGTON • When United States President Donald Trump outlined his vision for the economic development of North Korea, he played on Western ideals of luxurious apartments with sea views. But just days after a landmark summit with the US President, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has made clear that he has a different model in mind: China. The 34-year-old Chairman of the State Affairs Commission was set to depart Beijing yesterday after a two-day tour aimed at winning China's financial backing for what Pyongyang says will be a new era of reduced international tensions and domestic economic development. Scepticism...
  • Andrew Cuomo on MSNBC Chris Hayes tonight:Trumps order keeping families together is illegal

    06/20/2018 6:06:29 PM PDT · by sickoflibs · 39 replies
    MSNBC/CNN | 6/20/2018 | SOL
    You had to see what came before Hayes: Chris Matthews spending a whole hour taking a victory lap over Trump’s latest order keeping families together, calling Trump a liar for saying there was a law against keeping them together. Hayes(show) comes on 8pm and he does the same for ~ 10 minutes then brings on Andrew Cuomo who says the order means nothing because its illegal to keep the kids with their parents (adult family members) and will be halted by a judge. Better yet Cuomo goes on to say he is suing the government for splitting up the families...
  • Welcome to life! (Video on Conception and Child Development)

    06/20/2018 5:45:27 PM PDT · by Coleus · 3 replies
    YouTube ^ | 06.03.18 | Hashem AL-ghaili
    Welcome to life!
  • Watch: A’s catcher Bruce Maxwell berates police in arrest video

    06/20/2018 5:21:02 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 20 replies
    Larry Brown Sports ^ | June 16, 2018 | Grey Papke
    Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell, the first and to date only MLB player to kneel during the national anthem, was combative and foul-mouthed during his arrest for aggravated assault last October, video shows. TMZ Sports obtained video of Maxwell’s arrest after he allegedly brandished a gun at a Postmates driver. When police arrived, they found Maxwell shirtless and smelling of alcohol, and he began berating police, telling them “half of America is afraid of y’all” and “that’s the reason why I took a knee.” He also becomes emotional as he describes how he and his family received death threats for...
  • James Comey: Fall of the legend

    06/20/2018 4:35:03 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    Power Line ^ | June 20, 2018 | Paul Mirengoff
    Byron York describes the fall of James Comey. Byron notes that Comey, who presents himself as the Last Honest Man, is now under investigation for possibly mishandling classified and confidential information in his apparently all-consuming desire to get Trump. The view of Comey as the Last Honest Man was widely shared by mainstream media and among liberals after he faced down top representatives of the Bush administration in that dramatic encounter at the hospital bed of then-Attorney General Ashcroft. And during the 1990s the view of Comey as a man of integrity, though not the last such man, was almost...
  • Zen and the Art of Sailing: My Excellent Zen Experience in California 1978

    06/20/2018 4:08:50 PM PDT · by poconopundit · 39 replies
    A Free Republic Vanity ^ | June 20, 2018 | PoconoPundit
    I’m going to relay a one-time experience I had with Zen meditation when I was in my early 20’s. I didn’t need to visit Japan for this experience: Zen came to me in the form of a 2-day weekend retreat held in San Diego.  The event was held in a large two-or-three floor neighborhood house facing out on lovely Balboa Park with its large trees.   I gained much from this meditation retreat, and I would definitely encourage others to give it a go.   Before attending this retreat, I’d read that it may take a Zen monk many years to...
  • Vanity! You know what I am happiest the most about Trump's Executive Order?

    06/20/2018 3:44:15 PM PDT · by grayboots · 58 replies
    myself | 6/20/2018 | myself
    Is that this shut up the liberal media's whining about those "poor illegal immigrant children". Stopped them in their tracks. Now I guess it's back to Russia,Russia,Russia!!!
  • Obama Leaves the Country with 20 Trillion Debt Due to His Borrowing Strategy

    06/20/2018 2:56:44 PM PDT · by davikkm · 21 replies
    IWB ^ | Thinker
    As the Obama administration comes to a close, the administration leaves the US with the highest national debt the country has ever seen, approaching 20 trillion dollars. Richard Wolff, professor of economics at The New School, says that following the bailout in 2008, the government did not want to raise taxes to match the costs of the stimulus package that would be used to kick-start the economy. Instead, the government borrowed the money from foreign governments such as China and Japan. Wolff states that the process of receiving foreign loans is only a short term solution and does not eliminate...
  • You have to hand it to Trump.

    06/20/2018 1:35:40 PM PDT · by Starman417 · 44 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 06-20-18 | DrJohn
    Chess, not checkers. This is the second big score of the week. In the first one, Trump wants Congress to act and so he took an unpopular policy and enforced it, which is going to lead to a legislative action. Now we get to the second big Trump score. Embarrassing the left. Don't let the left rile you up. Here are some tools with which you can prove that their outrage is completely political and insincere in nature. Via Brandon Derby (H/T Ben Shapiro) on Twitter. These are from 2014. They depict obama's "concentration camps" All from 2014. There are many...
  • A new capital built from scratch is an unlikely utopia for Korean families

    06/20/2018 11:45:36 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    Quartz | June 20, 2018 | Isabella Steger & Sookyoung Lee
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  • Germany’s Migration Chief Sacked Amid Asylum Agency Fraud Scandal – Fall Guy?

    06/20/2018 11:11:12 AM PDT · by davikkm · 1 replies
    IWB ^ | Thinker
    The ousted head of Germany’s refugee agency was central to an unfolding asylum application fraud scandal, but firing her won’t fix core “structural problems” in the country’s migration system, a geopolitical analyst has told RT. After serving just 18 months as head of the Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF), Jutta Cordt was fired this week by Interior Minister Horst Seehofer, after an internal review discovered that the agency’s branch in the city of Bremen had violated legal and internal regulations for the approval of asylum applications. The decision was quietly announced on Friday, and Rainer Rothfuss, a geopolitical...
  • Request for email/phone support: Loudoun County, VA proposing additional gun restrictions

    06/20/2018 11:06:04 AM PDT · by harpygoddess · 2 replies
    VA Viper ^ | 06/20/2018 | Harpygoddess
    I'd like to ask for email and publicity support to fight proposed gun restrictions where I live - Loudoun County, VA. There' hasn't been a lot written about this incident, but it turns out someone was target shooting in Loudoun County, Virginia on May 5, 2018 and some bullets hit three houses. Nobody was hurt, thankfully. It appears (again, limited reporting) as if the Loudoun County Sheriff's Department knows who was doing the shooting, but is not planning to prosecute them. It's not clear why that's the case - several state laws were clearly violated, including reckless endangerment. Why are...
  • U.S. Withdraws From UN Human Rights Council Travesty

    06/20/2018 10:38:46 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 10 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 06/20/18 | Joseph Klein
    Trump administration’s decision to withdraw the United States from this charade sends a signal that the United States, the UN’s largest funder, will no longer tolerate business as usual, including double standards and hypocrisy, at the UN The United States has withdrawn from the United Nations Human Rights Council. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley announced the Trump administration’s decision at the State Department Tuesday afternoon. “We take this step because our commitment does not allow us to remain a part of a hypocritical and self-serving organization that makes a mockery of...
  • Is this a PLANNED Immigrant Children Crisis?

    06/20/2018 10:38:25 AM PDT · by Mr. K · 58 replies
    FreeRepublic ^ | 6/20/2018 | Mr. K the KnowItAll
    The sudden and overwhelming media attention given to the Child Immigrant 'crisis' does not match with any known event. There was nothing that happened that suddenly made people look at this, except... THE IG REPORT. This has gotten the IG report off the front page of all the major media, and they have recruited all the usual suspects to go full bore. They've even brought out... PETER FONDA (who? you might ask? exactly) This looks like they contacted everyone and said "The day after the IG report all we are going to talk about is Child Immigration"
  • Remittances: Illegal Immigration’s $30 Billion ‘Hidden Tax’

    06/20/2018 10:29:45 AM PDT · by Thalean · 7 replies
    American Greatness ^ | June 20, 2018 | Spencer P Morrison
    Paris. The year is 1788. The air is heavy with the scent of impending revolution. Some praise the king in hushed whispers, others shout “Liberté! Egalité! Fraternité!” in the streets. Either way, the time for talk is over. How did it get to this point? The hopeful specter of radical liberalism played its part, as the father of modern conservatism Edmund Burke observes in his masterpiece Reflections on the Revolution in France. But most men aren’t dreamers. Most live parochial lives and think parochial thoughts—there’s no time to dream when you’re working to put bread on the table. For the...
  • Do The Prog-Left Care—Really Care About Children?

    06/20/2018 10:26:23 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 23 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 06/20/18 | Judi McLeod
    Crocodiles crying for babies in virtue signalling What do, Rachel Maddow, Cardinal Tim Dolan and the omnipresent Hillary Rodham Clinton share in common? Crocodiles crying for babies in virtue signalling how they like all members of the mainstream media dominating prog-left care—“really care”—about children being separated from their parents at border crossings before being locked up in horrifying cages.
  • Memo Reveals Extent Of Activist Billionaire’ Anti-Exxon Involvement

    06/20/2018 9:58:11 AM PDT · by bananaman22 · 6 replies ^ | 06-20-2018 | Irina
    A leaked memo obtained by the Daily Caller has suggested billionaire activist Tom Steyer was more deeply involved in the anti-Exxon campaign that was launched by New York’s Attorney General Eric Schneiderman back in 2015. The memo, which the Daily Caller cites in full, includes agenda items such as, “Weaken the political influence of the oil industry by leveraging the Exxon investigation by Inside Climate News and the New York Attorney General” and “Identify message and messengers to contrast climate denial and other oppositional activities of Exxon and other U.S. oil companies with the pro-Paris positioning of European companies and...
  • Can Kim become Deng?

    06/20/2018 9:05:47 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    Korea JoongAng Daily ^ | June 21, 2018 | Professor Kim Byung-yeon
    What kind of future does Kim Jong-un envision for North Korea? The young leader has dramatically remade his image from a ruthless nemesis into a daring visionary ushering a secluded nation into the world. Now, pundits are busy debating the intentions of the young leader and the possibility of an opening of the economy. They suggest the models of China, Vietnam, Singapore and even South Korea under Park Chung Hee, the strongman credited for the country’s staggering industrialization after postwar devastation. Optimists bet liberalization is on course now that North Korea has declared an end to nuclear weapons development. Skeptics...