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  • Mitch McConnell’s blank check to the Left

    02/08/2018 1:02:25 PM PST · by huldah1776 · 29 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | Feb 8, 2018 | Daniel Horowitz
    Not only did Mitch McConnell just give Schumer everything he wanted on budget and health care, he ensured that for the remainder of the year, Democrats can get everything they want and conservatives will not pass a single priority. Not one. snip McConnell is planning to introduce debate in the Senate on immigration next week by putting forth a blank bill with nothing in it. He will then allow anyone to offer amendments, and, in his words, “whoever gets to 60 wins.” snip The GOP platform has become a free-for-all. The only ones who don’t get blank checks are conservatives....
  • At US outpost in Syria, US general backs Kurdish fighters

    02/07/2018 11:11:59 AM PST · by huldah1776 · 10 replies
    Fox News ^ | Feb 7, 2018 | SUSANNAH GEORGE
    MANBIJ, Syria – On the ground in Syria, the top U.S. general in the coalition fighting the Islamic State group pledged on Wednesday that American troops would remain in the northern Syrian Kurdish town of Manbij despite Ankara's demands for a U.S. pullout. "We're here to ensure the lasting defeat of ISIS is maintained in this area," Lt. Gen. Paul E. Funk said during a visit to U.S. forces in Manbij. ISIS is an alternative acronym for the Islamic State group. Funk's visit comes amid rising tensions between Turkey and the United States — NATO allies that have ended up...
  • Byron York: Scheming, speculation behind scenes as Democrats push intel memo [classified reveal]

    02/07/2018 6:31:13 AM PST · by huldah1776 · 27 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | Feb 7, 2018 | Byron York
    This time last week, there was growing tumult in Washington over the memo produced by House Intelligence Committee Republicans alleging "FISA abuse" in the Trump-Russia investigation. There were dire warnings that the release of the GOP memo would endanger national security, that doing so would be "extraordinarily reckless" without proper FBI and Justice Department review, and that the FBI had "grave concerns" about "material omissions of fact" that would "fundamentally impact the memo's accuracy." snip The Democratic memo, these Republicans say, is much different. "It's full of sources and methods," said one lawmaker, referring to highly classified information. "It includes...
  • Nunes claims House Intel Committee Democrats responsible for over ‘100 leaks’

    02/05/2018 9:36:06 AM PST · by huldah1776 · 34 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | Feb 5, 2018 | Chris Pandolfo
    On Monday morning, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., responded to vicious media attacks claiming he is a “Russian agent” or has otherwise been compromised by the Russians. snip Nunes accused the Democrats of leaking information from the committee to create false narratives and obfuscate the fact that the Democrats and the Hillary Clinton campaign paid for the unverified dossier that the FBI used to get a warrant to surveil former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page. “Mr. Schiff knows that he’s spreading a false narrative there. But that’s not new for him, he’s spread false narratives the entire time,”...
  • Powering IoT Wireless Sensors and ICs without Batteries

    01/29/2018 6:49:03 PM PST · by huldah1776 · 24 replies
    Power Pulse ^ | Jan 29, 2018 | N/A
    ENERGY HARVESTING Published 11 hours, 44 minutes ago Powering IoT Wireless Sensors and ICs without Batteries BRIDG, an industry-led public-private partnership for advanced technologies and manufacturing processes, announces a collaboration with Face® International Corporation in the development and integration of a patented energy-harvesting technology – the Evercell™ power cell – that is capable of powering wireless IoT sensors without batteries. The Evercell technology employs a unique design and advanced materials to harvest thermal energy in any environment where the ambient temperature is above absolute zero – reliably generating the microwatts of electrical power needed to run wireless IoT sensors without...
  • Senate to Vote on Pain-Capable Bill to Ban Abortions After Five Months (call senate)

    01/27/2018 5:59:24 AM PST · by huldah1776 · 15 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | Jan 26, 2018 | Dr. Susan Berry
    The Senate is scheduled to take an initial vote next week on a measure that would prohibit abortions in the United States past the twentieth week – or fifth month – of pregnancy. “In 2018, do we still want to be one of seven nations that allow abortion on demand at 20 weeks?” asked Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), the lead sponsor of the legislation, during a press call Thursday. “It’s a time in the pregnancy when young parents are encouraged to sing to the unborn child because you can recognize the parent’s voice. It’s a time when babies can be...
  • White House: Military members able to watch NFL playoffs on Armed Forces Network during shutdown

    01/21/2018 8:22:46 AM PST · by huldah1776 · 33 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | Jan 21, 2017 | Naomi Lim
    White House press secretary Sarah Sanders confirmed Sunday military service members overseas will be able to watch NFL playoff games after the American Forces Network resumed broadcasting, despite the government shutdown. "Update: @DeptofDefense has informed us that AFN has been restored in most places. Glad our brave men and women can watch the game today," Sanders tweeted.
  • Defense Secretary Mattis: Government Shutdown Will Have a ‘Terrible Impact’ on Troops

    01/19/2018 6:27:17 PM PST · by huldah1776 · 37 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | Jan 19, 2018 | Kristina Wong
    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Friday morning that a government shutdown would have a “terrible impact” on military operations. “Our maintenance activities will probably pretty much shut down. We will not be able to induct any more of our gear that need maintenance,” he said Friday morning at the Johns Hopkins University, where he was unveiling the National Defense Strategy. The government is barreling towards a shutdown at 11:59 p.m. Friday night, with the Senate unable to pass a 2018 spending bill or a stop-gap measure to keep the government running. At issue is immigration reform. Democrats have refused to...
  • Diamond and Silk tell Democrats: 'This is not Burger King, you can't have everything your way'

    01/19/2018 8:33:12 AM PST · by huldah1776 · 18 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | Jan 19, 2018 | Anna Giaritelli
    Conservative Internet pundits Diamond and Silk slammed congressional Democrats for negotiating on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program with a mentality comparable to Burger King's old slogan "have it your way." "I understand that they are so keen on DACA. But listen, this is not Burger King, you can't have everything your way. You gonna have to come to the table. You have to negotiate," Lynnette Hardaway, also known as Diamond, told Fox News Friday.
  • WATCH — Kassam [Breitbart London] Blasts Sky News: Sadiq Khan’s London is a Sh*thole

    01/13/2018 5:31:09 AM PST · by huldah1776 · 22 replies
    Breitbart London ^ | Jan 12, 2018 | Oliver JJ Lane
    A discussion on U.S. President Donald Trump’s comments on developing nations and his decision to cancel his planned working visit to the UK in February soon turned to the failures of “shithole” London city mayor Sadiq Khan, as Breitbart London editor in chief Raheem Kassam was interviewed on Britain’s Sky News. Dismissing the President’s excuse that he didn’t want to visit London because the new U.S. embassy had been a bad financial deal, Kassam — the author of the 2017 bestselling book No Go Zones — laid the blame squarely on the shoulders of leading Labour party figures including the...
  • Book: Clinton took secret trips outside White House to visit girlfriends

    01/05/2018 9:00:31 AM PST · by huldah1776 · 30 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | Jan 4, 2018 | Paul Bedard
    A new book from one of his former Secret Service officers claims that Bill Clinton often snuck away from his wife and out of the White House to cozy up with “well-known and lesser-known mistresses,” and that a Secret Service officer in the motorcade was nearly killed in a crash during one secret escape. Gary J. Byrne, a former Uniform Division officer at the center of the Monica Lewinsky scandal, writes in his latest book, Secrets of the Secret Service: The History and Uncertain Future of the U.S. Secret Service, that Clinton demanded a tiny motorcade to secretly dash around...
  • The unseen cost of solar farms on taxpayers in North Carolina (80% tax abatement 2 companies)

    01/03/2018 9:32:28 AM PST · by huldah1776 · 25 replies
    WNCT news (Washington, NC) ^ | Jan 2, 2018 | Josh Burch
    WASHINGTON, N.C. (WNCT) – There is growing concern in some counties about how much solar farms are actually costing taxpayers. Under North Carolina law, counties must give solar companies an 80 tax abatement. For smaller counties like Beaufort, that equates to around a $543,000 tax loss each year. A planned 600 acre solar farm in the county threatens to bring the total tax lost to well over $1 million a year. The more solar farms a county has, the greater that number. “Our taxpayers here are paying for that tax abatement, and they’re also paying for an increase in energy...
  • Anchor Baby Population in U.S. Exceeds One Year of American Births

    12/29/2017 5:23:21 PM PST · by huldah1776 · 31 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | December 28, 2017 | John Binder
    The number of United States-born children who were given birthright citizenship despite at least one of their parents being an illegal alien living in the country now outnumbers one year of all American births. A new Congressional Budget Office (CBO) report reveals the booming number of U.S.-born children to illegal aliens who are given automatic citizenship, forever anchoring their families in the U.S. These children are commonly known as “anchor babies,” as they are able to eventually bring an unlimited number of foreign relatives to the U.S. through the process known as “chain migration.” Every two new immigrants to the...
  • Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf Will Veto Ban on Dismemberment Abortions Tearing Off Babies’ Limbs

    12/09/2017 3:47:53 PM PST · by huldah1776 · 67 replies
    Life News ^ | Dec 6, 2017 | MICAIAH BILGER
    A bill to protect unborn babies from brutal dismemberment abortions appears likely to pass the Pennsylvania legislature this December with bipartisan support. However, pro-abortion Gov. Tom Wolf has promised to veto it. Beth Melena, a spokeswoman for the state Democratic Party, told CNHI newspapers that Wolf “is the only reason” why Pennsylvania does not already ban dismemberment abortions. Pennsylvania Senate Bill 3 passed the state Senate and is now awaiting action by the full House. It would prohibit dismemberment abortions that tear apart living unborn babies limb by limb while their hearts are beating. The bill also would prohibit abortions...
  • Report: Single Men from Afghanistan to Be Resettled as Refugees in U.S. After Trump Fails [cut]

    11/30/2017 7:05:08 AM PST · by huldah1776 · 33 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | Nov 28, 2017 | John Binder
    After Trump Fails to Halt Australia Deal Single men from Afghanistan are among the roughly 1,200 Middle Eastern refugees detained in Australia who have been approved for resettlement in the United States after President Trump failed to honor a commitment that he would terminate the refugee deal with the Oceania country. Former President Obama signed the Australian-U.S. refugee deal during his last months in office — promising to take 1,250 Middle Eastern refugees off Australia’s hands. The refugees – who are mostly adult males – are being held in detention centers on Manus Island and Nauru Island in Australia. Despite...
  • Smugglers Exploit Afghan Marble Mine

    11/29/2017 7:40:28 AM PST · by huldah1776 · 3 replies
    Institute For War and Peace Reporting ^ | 29 Nov 2017 | Gul Ahmad Ehsan
    Insurgents funnel off extraction fees amid disputed control of the site. Officials have warned that smugglers are continuing to pillage Afghanistan’s largest marble mine, with their proceeds helping fund local Taleban groups. Both the Taleban and the government claim control over the mine, situated in the country’s southern Helmand province. Contractors wishing to extract marble from the plentiful reserves often have to pay fees to both officials and the insurgents. This means that the Taleban is guaranteed a lucrative income from the industry. Helmand chief of police Aqa Noor Kintoz told IWPR, “We suffer hundreds of casualties due to this...
  • Iran-Backed Forces Persecuting Christians Who Survived ISIS, Kurdish Parliamentarian Says

    11/21/2017 8:02:52 AM PST · by huldah1776 · 6 replies
    The Algemeiner ^ | Nov 20, 2017 | by Ben Cohen
    Iran-backed Shia paramilitary forces operating in northern Iraq have been accused by a Kurdish parliamentarian of engaging in “flagrant injustice” toward Christians in the region which until earlier this year was in the grip of ISIS terrorists. Wahida Yaqo Hormuz — a Christian representative in the parliament of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) — said she had alerted the Vatican and international human rights groups to what she called the “Shia-ification” of the Nineveh Plains, where the northern Iraqi city of Mosul is located. Conquered by ISIS in 2014, Iraqi government forces retook the city in July. snip On Monday,...
  • Pentagon headed for another stopgap budget in December

    11/21/2017 7:29:57 AM PST · by huldah1776 · 8 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | Nov 20, 2017, 2:43 PM | Travis J. Tritten
    The Pentagon is likely to be dealt another budget heartbreak in December. Military leaders have made it crystal clear for months that they want Congress to lift a Budget Control Act spending cap for defense and pass a 2018 budget that allows the services to start new programs, buy spare parts and contract for fighter jets and other hardware. snip A budget punt with another continuing resolution is not what the Pentagon wanted. “It's just a waste of money and we need to be able to plan in advance,” Chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana White said. White has been using her...
  • Marine Artillery Unit 'Has Killed More ISIS Than Anyone,' General Says [link only]

    11/19/2017 4:09:13 AM PST · by huldah1776 · 49 replies ^ | Nov 17, 2017 | Hope Hodge Seck
    link only due to copyright request
  • DACA Migrants Have One-Quarter College-Graduation Rate of Americans

    11/13/2017 3:23:42 PM PST · by huldah1776 · 13 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | Nov 13, 2017 | Neil Munro
    Only four percent of ‘DACA’ recipients have completed college, far below the roughly 17 percent of similar-aged young Americans who have college degrees, according to data released by the Migration Policy Insitute, which favors immigration. The data means that average DACA beneficiaries are far less educated and less productive than Americans, and if ever awarded an amnesty, will be far more likely to rely on taxpayers’ aid throughout their lives. According to the MPI report: While DACA recipients are almost as likely as U.S. adults in the same age group (15-32) to be enrolled in college (18 percent versus 20...