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  • Mueller told Trump's legal team he will not indict the president, Giuliani tells Fox News

    05/16/2018 3:02:42 PM PDT · 23 of 135
    Be Free to rightwingcrazy
    "His goal isn’t to indict; it’s to dig up dirt to be used to support impeachment."

    DING-DING-DING-DING!!! We have a winner! He wants to come up with some "bombshell" right before the mid-terms that will make Trump radioactive, throw the elections to the Dems, and result in a coup-through-impeachment.

    My reaction? TRY IT! It will be the last elections the Dems will ever win, and Muller and others will be hung for treason.

  • My clients are fleeing NJ like it is on fire

    05/04/2018 11:23:50 AM PDT · 17 of 67
    Be Free to ExTexasRedhead
    "Don’t assume everyone that flees RAT sewers are RATs. Since RATs vote for RATs, why wouldn’t they want to stay in the sewer their brothers created?"

    Because they think they're voting for RATs that will raise taxes on OTHER PEOPLE, not themselves.

    "Don't tax him, don't tax me, tax that guy behind the tree!"

  • Gohmert Wrecked Robert Mueller With Epic 48-Page Investigative Blowout

    04/26/2018 8:12:53 AM PDT · 14 of 26
    Be Free to Raycpa
    "I have yet to hear that the left is responding to protect Mueller on this."

    They don't defend him now because they want Trump to fire him so they have another "obstruction" charge to hit him with. AKA "Rope-a-Dope".

  • Americans don't pay enough taxes

    04/17/2018 7:28:45 AM PDT · 59 of 88
    Be Free to artichokegrower
    "if you look at polls about taxes, people's chief complaint is always that the wealthy and corporations aren't paying their fair share. But the problem goes even deeper. We could all pay more, and in return get more from government than we're getting now. We just have to decide to do it."

    Polls only reflect how successful the socialists are at messaging their class warfare rhetoric. When you realize that the overwhelming majority of income taxes are actually paid by the top 10% + corporations, the truth is revealed in this socialist's closing paragraph: his ilk want more free stuff from the Government, and they want someone ELSE to pay for it.

  • Dershowitz confronts Hannity: 'You should have disclosed your relationship with Cohen'

    04/17/2018 7:14:36 AM PDT · 49 of 134
    Be Free to GIdget2004

    The media’s description of Hannity as a “client” of Cohen’s is at odds with Hannity’s description of any relationship. A “client” of a lawyer PAYS for that lawyer’s services. Hannity says he spoke with Cohen about legal questions regarding real estate transactions, BUT HE NEVER PAID for any services.

    I know attorneys personally and have, on occasion, asked them legal questions just to feel out some basics that might help me determine if I should actually hire an attorney. I would never have considered these conversations to have made me their “client”.

  • Is Heinz’s new “mayochup” just innovation gone wrong?

    04/13/2018 2:58:47 PM PDT · 32 of 80
    Be Free to x
    "That's just Russian dressing"

    Actually it's closer to French dressing - Russian dressing has a bit of horseradish and hot-sauce. For Thousand Island dressing, mix in some sweet pickle relish.

  • What Should a First-Time Visitor to America Read?

    04/08/2018 7:13:02 PM PDT · 63 of 728
    Be Free to iowamark

    1. 1984
    2. Farenheit 451
    3. Atlas Shrugged
    4. The Fountainhead

  • At Least 14 Killed in Bus Crash Involving Canadian Junior Hockey Team

    04/07/2018 9:00:15 AM PDT · 14 of 20
    Be Free to hecticskeptic

    Yeah - I looked at the intersection on Google maps. Cross-road has a stop-sign with blinking light. News reports say the 18-wheeler T-boned the bus, making me think he just blew through the stop sign. From a north-bound bus driver’s perspective, he’d see approaching traffic on the cross-road from west-to-east, but east-to-west traffic wouldn’t be visible until the last moment, due to a wooded area.

    Prayers to the families and loved ones.

  • Federal judge approves $3.5 million settlement in IRS tea party targeting

    04/05/2018 9:54:37 AM PDT · 51 of 62
    Be Free to McGruff

    Must be fake news. 0Bama assured us that there was “Not even a smidgen of corruption” in the IRS matter.

  • Post Office subsidizes Amazon's shipping cost

    03/31/2018 3:03:44 PM PDT · 55 of 83
    Be Free to ptsal

    As someone who owns a small business and sells via Amazon, Trump is ignoring the forest for the trees on the shipping cost issue, and is wrong on the tax issue. (and I’m a fan of Trump, and voted for him happily).

    On the postal-service rates issue, I’m sure Amazon has negotiated a good deal for themselves on rates. Any large-shipper would. If Trump or the Postal Service doesn’t like the deal, then change it when it’s up for renewal - once per year. Just be prepared to lose volume and have net-revenue be down, as Amazon has options (FedEx ground, UPS, & their own, budding delivery service).

    What Trump SHOULD be going after are the rates foreign shippers receive when mailing commercial products into the US via USPS from abroad. I know of sellers that compete against other sellers from China, where the China sellers net price including shipping is below the US seller’s product cost. The postal rate is set ridiculously low, which disadvantages America’s small businesses.

    And where Trump is wrong on taxes is that Amazon already does collect and remit sales taxes in every state that has one - when they are the seller of the merchandise. When a 3rd-party seller (like me) uses their platform to offer a product for sale, sales-taxes are only collected and sent to the buyer’s state when the seller has a presence (”nexus” in legal-speak) in that same state. But that doesn’t eliminate the tax assessment - every state that has a sales tax also has a parallel consumer use tax, where buyers are supposed to self-report whenever a taxable purchase is made, and where their state’s tax has not been collected by the seller. If states are out sales-tax receipts (and they are) on such interstate transactions, then it’s only because they are unwilling to take the steps necessary to enforce existing law against their own residents.

    (p.s. - and this is the e-commerce landscape today, as supported by the 1992 decision of the US Supreme Court under Quill v North Dakota. Imposing the requirement on out-of-state entitites to register, collect and remit sales taxes is considered a violation of the Commerce Clause of the Constitution.)

  • Here's Hillary Clinton's blunt response to those who say 'get off the stage and shut up'

    03/29/2018 5:24:03 PM PDT · 21 of 69
    Be Free to Sub-Driver

    Every time she opens her mouth for a microphone, it reminds millions upon millions of voters why they voted against her in 2016. I heard a most apt descriptor of her: “America’s ex-wife”, which really nails it.

    She literally cannot see how much of America despises her. She almost makes Bill a sympathetic character.

    You want to know why the recent special elections are so tight in districts that Trump carried by wide margins? One word: Hillary. She was the drag on the ticket in 2016, and she will be again in 2018 if she keeps acting like she’s running a government in exile.


  • Who’s Behind The ‘Grassroots’ Anti-NRA Campaign?

    03/27/2018 2:35:58 PM PDT · 16 of 54
    Be Free to bitt

    This is classic lefty rent-a-mob: SEIU, Code Pink, Soros, NEA, 0bama, Hitlary, etc. So predictable:

    Step 1: create an issue or find a crisis;
    Step 2: exploit the issue or crisis. If you can leverage children, they’re the best for garnering sympathy;
    Step 3: pick a target that funds the opposition party and candidates;
    Step 4: attack, attack, attack!

    Lather, rinse, repeat ...

  • Union Station (chicago) attempted attack?

    03/26/2018 2:10:49 PM PDT · 19 of 37
    Be Free to mouse1

    Hey, maybe he just had heard what a s**t-hole Chicago is and was taking reasonable precautions to protect himself!

  • The Parkland kids keep checking their privilege

    03/26/2018 6:52:21 AM PDT · 8 of 31
    Be Free to Colonel Kangaroo
    ""My school is about 25 percent black, but the way we're covered doesn't reflect that." Hogg said during an Axios event Friday."

    Substitute "Republican" or "Conservative" in that quote - do you think the young fascist Hogg (or the old fascists at CommieNewsNetwork would give it the time of day?

  • 'Our Parents don't know how to use a D***ing Democracy': Parkland shooting survivor, 17, [Trunc]

    03/24/2018 2:55:30 PM PDT · 81 of 145
    Be Free to gov_bean_ counter
    "I was two miles away from incoming at Camp Speicher. Does that make me a survivor???"

    Had similar thoughts as you. What makes this snot-nosed know-it-all a "survivor"? Was he wounded, but lived? Was he shot at by Cruz, but the shot missed? Was he in the building where Cruz was when the shooting occurred? Or did he wet his pants and run away when he heard the reports or got a tweet on the other side of the campus?

    I hate the way the liberal media gives sympathetic labels to those in their favor. ("survivor", "dreamer", etc.)

  • FACT CHECK: New York Times Says There Have Been 1,600 Mass Shootings Since Sandy Hook [VIDEO]

    03/22/2018 9:45:30 AM PDT · 12 of 21
    Be Free to rktman
    "The NYT estimate is more than 1,000 “mass shootings” higher than almost any other and includes so many different situations that experts say it’s totally useless for making policy.

    Pretty much sums up anything published by the NY Slimes.

  • Nolte: Mark Zuckerberg’s Fatal Error — Not Leaving Everyone the Hell Alone

    03/21/2018 3:02:36 PM PDT · 59 of 125
    Be Free to servo1969

    What’s shocking to me is how many people are shocked at what they’re learning was going on behind the scenes at FB. Guess what, Zuckerberg is a billionaire. Top people at the company are millionaires. They don’t charge users a dime. Where’s the money come from? They sell your information. As Dan Bongino said on his Podcast the other night - if you’re on Facebook, YOU are the product being sold.

  • Saboteurs in the West Wing

    03/21/2018 1:36:14 PM PDT · 19 of 24
    Be Free to Kaslin

    Putin knows his “elections” are a sham. We know his elections are a sham. He knows that we know they are sham. Ergo, he knows that any “congratulations” are at most insincere, and at worst a not-so-slight jab at him. BFD.

    Now the fact that the call sheet was leaked? Someone needs to be fired and publicly shamed.

  • Eric Holder Weighs in on McCabe Firing: It's 'Dangerous' to Attempt to Please 'Erratic President'

    03/17/2018 10:32:16 AM PDT · 26 of 67
    Be Free to OpusatFR

    Exactly what I was thinking. The louder they make their protests, the closer I think they are to being exposed themselves. This goes for Holder, Brennan, Clapper, Comey, and a host of others.

    The other thing I’d note is that the stories coming from the opposite sides of this aren’t just differences of opinion. They are diametrically opposed sets of, what should be, objective facts. When the full, objective truth is out, one side is going to be exposed as seditious, treasonous and criminal. And I don’t think it’s going to be Trump’s side.

  • Matt Damon moving family to Australia because of Trump

    03/15/2018 9:24:52 AM PDT · 8 of 137
    Be Free to Magnatron

    Good! One less Hollywood liberal to screw up America.