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  • Witches encouraged by Lana Del Rey gather at midnight to hex the president outside Trump Tower... bu

    02/24/2017 11:12:44 PM PST · by brucedickinson · 15 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 2-25-2017 | Emily Crane
    There was much fanfare when witches across the world - and singer Lana Del Rey - pledged to stand together and cast a hex against President Donald Trump on Friday night. But it seems the self-proclaimed witches gathered outside Trump Tower in New York couldn't conjure up much of a crowd. There was only a handful of people gathered outside the president's Manhattan Midtown penthouse as witches worldwide prepared to cast a magic spell at midnight.
  • Kansas shooting: Widow of Indian man calls for action on hate crimes

    02/24/2017 7:23:49 PM PST · by Timpanagos1 · 34 replies
    CNN ^ | 2/24/17 | Faith Karimi and Steve Almasy
    CNN)The widow of an Indian man killed in a Kansas bar said Friday she was constantly worried about violence against foreigners, but her husband had assured her everything would be OK. "I told him many a times, 'Should we think about going back? Should we think about going to a different country?' He said, No," Sunayana Dumala said, according to video recorded by CNN affiliate KCTV. Srinivas Kuchibhotla, 32, died Wednesday from wounds after being shot at a bar and restaurant in Olathe where he was having an after-work beer with a good friend. Hours later police arrested Adam W....
  • Game of thrones: Israel prepares for Netanyahu's potential departure

    02/24/2017 6:46:36 PM PST · by imardmd1 · 11 replies
    The Jerusalem Post ^ | February 16, 2017 | Amotz Asa-El
    As corruption investigations pile up, Benjamin Netanyahu’s potential early departure is likely to produce an early election with unpredictable results. (snip) The case the police is calling File 1000, which explores a supply channel of quality cigars and cases of pink champagne to the Netanyahu household from Hollywood producer Arnon Milchan, is the lesser of three investigations involving Netanyahu. The others involve an influence deal with the publisher of a major Israeli newspaper and an untendered purchase of German submarines. The second file is about talks held in 2014 between Netanyahu and Arnon “Noni” Mozes, publisher of the mass-circulation Yediot...
  • Missing Connecticut child found in Pennsylvania with father, who had been deported in 2013

    02/24/2017 3:40:05 PM PST · by raybbr · 14 replies
    NewHavenRegister.com ^ | 2/24/2017 | AP and Register staff
    BRIDGEPORT >> A 6-year-old Connecticut girl and her father a suspect in a homicide were found safe Friday in Altoona, Pennsylvania., authorities said. The girl suffered minor injuries during a police pursuit and collision in which a Pennsylvania trooper was also injured, Bridgeport police said in a release. The girl was to be transferred to the custody of relatives, the release said. We are all absolutely relieved that after this horrible tragedy that resulted in the death of a young mother in Bridgeport, her six year-old daughter was not harmed, and is being held safely in custody, said...
  • Swedish reality today 55 no go zones for police and locals (2016 European 60 Minutes story)

    02/24/2017 3:14:10 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 24 replies
    Published on Mar 26, 2016 Tv program 60 Min addressing Swendens now catastrophic Immigrant crisis .... SDR wishes to show you a ONLY a small part of the film 60 minutes report. What the film team experiences is horrible but mild compared to what normal so called white Swedes will have to face in many places in Sweden. And now also in Finland City Center the railway Station... Believe it or not but there are at the time officially 53 no go areas in Sweden, which is about to reach the braking point! The Swedish leaders in most cases refuse...
  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Trumps presidency: We are not experiencing the best of times

    02/24/2017 3:10:40 PM PST · by HomerBohn · 78 replies
    MSN/Washington Post ^ | 2/24/2017 | Kristine Guerra (WaPo)
    (Watch video at link) Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a noted critic of President Trump, suggested that she doesn't believe the country is in good hands but said she is hopeful about the future. We're not experiencing the best of times, Ginsburg said Thursday on BBC's Newsnight, though she did not comment directly about the president. But, the 83-year-old jurist said the public's resistance to the new administration on full display at last month's Women's March protests has given her reason to hope that we will see a better day. A great man once said that the...
  • Trump to Cut Down on Recreational Marijuana Laws

    02/24/2017 2:29:00 PM PST · by ColdOne · 62 replies
    kfi640amiheart.com ^ | 2/24/17 | Michelle Kube
    During yesterday's news conference, press secretary Sean Spicer says allowing recreational marijuana to stand is encouraging the abuse of other drugs. "When you see something like the opioid addiction crisis blossoming in so many states around this country, the last thing we should be doing is encouraging people... there is still a federal law that we need to abide by when it comes to recreational marijuana and drugs of that nature."
  • This foam stops bullets, cosmic rays, x rays and gamma rays.

    02/24/2017 1:35:52 PM PST · by ckilmer · 47 replies
    foxnews ^ | February 23, 2017 | By Allison Barrie
    Foam body armor? Even armor-piercing bullets cannot get through this foam. And the foam doesn’t just stop bullets. It destroys them…this foam decimates bullets into dust. It also stops x-ray, gamma rays, cosmic rays--thereby protecting astronauts
  • Another teen shot dead, Toledos 9th slaying in 2017

    02/24/2017 1:18:15 PM PST · by big bad easter bunny · 23 replies
    toledo blade ^ | 2/24/2017 | Allison Reamer
    Along a bank of the Maumee River, across the street from Maumees Riverside Cemetery, friends and relatives of a 17-year-old Maumee High School senior who was fatally shot gathered Thursday to remember him. Collin Doyle was the second teenager killed in Toledo this week. Cethus Manning II, 19, was killed in his vehicle Tuesday. Collins death was ninth homicide victim in the city this year. Toledo hasnt seen so many slayings in the first two months of a year in at least 10 years. Those willing to be interviewed among the more than 100 at the vigil recalled Collin Doyle...
  • WATCH: Foreigners Vow to Defend Themselves

    02/24/2017 1:15:53 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 14 replies
    eNCA ^ | Friday 24 February 2017
    Tensions are running high in Pretoria amid the anti-illegal immigrant march. Residents from the townships are marching to the Pretoria CBD against what they say is the proliferation of illegal immigrants taking their jobs and committing crime. They are due to hand over a memorandum to the Department of Home Affairs in a march against illegal immigration. The march follows attacks on foreigners in Pretoria West and other townships in the capital. For several weeks pamphlets have been circulated by Mamelodi residents pointing out the social ills and high unemployment rates that they attribute to illegal immigrants. Earlier this week...
  • Muslim-Americans Raise More Than $60,000 to Repair Desecrated Jewish Cemetery

    02/24/2017 1:01:37 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 33 replies
    The National ^ | February 22, 2017 | Rob Crilly
    When Tarek El Messidi saw photographs of more than 100 headstones toppled by vandals at a Jewish cemetery in a St Louis suburb, he saw a chance for Muslims to help. Along with Linda Sarsour, another Muslim-American activist, he launched a fundraising appeal to pay for repairs. It blew past its US$20,000 (Dh73,450) target within three hours and reached $66,000 by mid-day on Wednesday - less than a day later. He said any money left over from helping at the Chesed Shel Emeth Society cemetery in University City, Missouri, would go to other Jewish groups suffering abuse. "Anti-Semitism is an...
  • Amazon Argues Free Speech in Alexa Murder Case

    02/24/2017 11:18:11 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 19 replies
    Fortune ^ | Feb 23, 2017 | Jeff John Roberts
    Amazon is doubling down on its refusal to turn over voice records from an Echo device to Arkansas police, who believe the digital voice assistant may help solve a hot tub murder from last November. In a new filing in Arkansas state court, Amazon (AMZN, -1.06%) claimed records from the Echo should receive special protection under the First Amendment since what owners say to the deviceand the answers its assistant "Alexa" providesare a form of free expression. "At the heart of that First Amendment protection is the right to browse and purchase expressive materials anonymously, without fear of government discovery,"...
  • Arizona Senate votes to seize assets of those who plan, participate in protests that turn violent

    02/24/2017 11:17:18 AM PST · by MaxistheBest · 42 replies
    Arizona Capital Times ^ | 02/24/2017 | Howard Fischer
    Claiming people are being paid to riot, Republican state senators voted Wednesday to give police new power to arrest anyone who is involved in a peaceful demonstration that may turn bad even before anything actually happened. SB1142 expands the states racketeering laws, now aimed at organized crime, to also include rioting. And it redefines what constitutes rioting to include actions that result in damage to the property of others. But the real heart of the legislation is what Democrats say is the guilt by association and giving the government the right to criminally prosecute and seize the assets...
  • Nikki Giovanni: Trump Should Crash And Burn

    02/24/2017 11:01:54 AM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 45 replies
    The Huffington Post ^ | January 25, 2017 | J.D. Myall
    The best thing that could happen to America would be if Trump and Pence were on a plane that crashed and burned. - Nikki Giovanni. My mouth hangs wide, it takes me a minute to think of my next question. Nikki Giovanni, the famous poet and distinguished university professor makes me speechless. I want to talk about her nomination for the Maya Angelou Lifetime Achievement Award. We could chat about her friendship with Maya Angelou, or her NAACP Image Awards. I would even be eager to talk about her Grammy nomination or her love of literature, poetry, and cooking. I...
  • Weakened Democrats Bow to Voters, Opting for Total War on Trump

    02/24/2017 10:00:29 AM PST · by rktman · 15 replies
    nytimes.com ^ | 2/24/2017 | JONATHAN MARTIN and ALEXANDER BURNS
    Reduced to their weakest state in a generation, Democratic Party leaders will gather in two cities this weekend to plot strategy and select a new national chairman with the daunting task of rebuilding the partys depleted organization. But senior Democratic officials concede that the blueprint has already been chosen for them by an incensed army of liberals demanding no less than total war against President Trump.
  • ICE confirms four 'illegally in U.S.' detained in Ypsilanti [Michigan]

    02/24/2017 7:49:48 AM PST · by GonzoII · 23 replies
    Mlive.com ^ | February 23, 2017 | By Martin Slagter
    YPSILANTI, MI - U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement confirmed that officers took four individuals "who were illegally in the United States" into custody on Wednesday, Feb. 22, in Ypsilanti. ICE Spokeswoman Rachel Yow said the targeted enforcement took place Wednesday morning, in a statement to The Ann Arbor News. "ICE Enforcement and Removal (ERO) officers conducted targeted enforcement actions in the area of Ypsilanti on Wed. morning, Feb. (22)," Yow said in a statement. "During the course of action, ERO officers encountered multiple persons who were illegally in the United States. Four individuals were taken into custody and are currently...
  • Another Major Democratic Email Scandal the News Media Is Ignoring

    02/24/2017 9:08:41 AM PST · by Kaslin · 19 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 23, 2017 | Fred Fleitz
    In the midst of allegations of Russian ties to the Trump administration and in the aftermath of the hacking of Clinton campaign and Democratic National Committee emails, there is a new email scandal involving Democratic House members that could amount to a covert effort by foreign actors to penetrate the House of Representatives' computer system.According to the Daily Caller, three brothers who managed information technology (IT) for Democratic House members Abid, Imran, and Jamal Awan were suspended on February 2, 2017 for serious misconduct, including accessing the computer accounts of House members without their knowledge and stealing equipment...
  • Trump tells FBI to find leakers of classified information 'NOW'

    02/24/2017 8:44:20 AM PST · by kevcol · 48 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | February 24, 2017 | Kyle Feldscher
    President Trump slammed the Federal Bureau of Investigation Friday for not being able to control the leaks of classified information coming out of the agency since he became president. "The FBI is totally unable to stop the national security 'leakers' that have permeated our government for a long time," Trump tweeted. "They can't even find the leakers within the FBI itself. Classified information is being given to media that could have a devastating effect on U.S. FIND NOW."
  • False Stories About ICE Sweeps & Checkpoints Spark Fear In New Yorks Immigrant Communities (NYC)

    02/24/2017 7:40:52 AM PST · by RightGeek · 32 replies
    CBS2 NY City ^ | 2/23/17 | CBS2
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) President Donald Trumps tough talk on immigration is reverberating in New Yorks melting pot. As CBS2s Brian Conybeare reports, false stories about widespread immigration sweeps are going viral across social media and creating a climate of fear. It looked like a ghost town inside the Mexican restaurant run by Cesar Rodriguez along Port Richmond Avenue on Staten Island. It has been very slow, he said. Rodriguez said his business is down more than 50 percent since bogus reports of widespread Immigration and Customs Enforcement checkpoints at places like subway stations started popping up on social media....
  • Keith Ellison Once Said Black People Dont Have Obligation To Obey Government

    02/24/2017 7:13:20 AM PST · by rktman · 20 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 2/23/2017 | Peter Hasson
    Democratic congressman and DNC chair front-runner Keith Ellison once said that black people dont live in a democracy and dont have an obligation to obey the government. Ellison made the comments at a 1992 protest after white police officers were acquitted in the beating of Rodney King. At least 63 people died in the racially charged riots following the verdict. Minnesota newspaper the Star Tribune quotes Ellison as telling a group of protesters in Minneapolis that Black people do not live under a democracy. You dont have an obligation to obey a government that considers you to be less than...
  • ICE rounds up four Guatemalans with criminal records in Trenton

    02/24/2017 7:08:47 AM PST · by GonzoII · 33 replies
    The Trentonian ^ | 02/23/17 | David Foster
    TRENTON >> The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) made an unannounced visit to the capital city on Thursday. The agency left with four undocumented immigrants from Central America who carry some extra baggage. We made four arrests in Trenton today, ICE spokesman Alvin Phillips said. Theyre Guatemalans. Phillips did not know if the immigrants were charged with any crimes and where they were picked up. The news surprised Trenton Mayor Eric Jackson, who previously called for a stop of ICE raids last year in the city. We received no notification at all, Jackson said Thursday. A little later in...
  • Border Patrol: DACA recipient detained for alien smuggling

    02/24/2017 6:37:42 AM PST · by GonzoII · 16 replies
    scpr.org ^ | February 24, 12:23 AM | Leslie Berestein Rojas
    A 22-year-old man who has been living and working in Los Angeles under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program has been detained because he is suspected of alien smuggling, federal officials said Thursday. U.S. Border Patrol officials said they arrested Jesus Alonso Arreola Robles of North Hollywood in San Diego County on Feb. 12. Arreola is now detained in a Georgia facility and faces deportation.
  • Ivanka Trump Pushes White House Agenda to Human Trafficking

    02/24/2017 6:08:15 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 19 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 02/24/17 | Ben Kew
    Donald Trumps daughter, Ivanka Trump, is pushing her father and the new White House administration to take legislative action on the issue of human trafficking, according to Axios. On Thursday afternoon, Donald Trump held a listening session on the issue, to greater understand the problem of women and girls who are trafficked into America, and then sexually exploited for profit. However, the issue was fast-tracked onto the agenda by Ivanka Trump, alongside Dina Powell, the White House senior counselor for economic initiatives. According to a source close to Axios, Ivanka recommended the meeting to the president and he immediately agreed,...
  • Soon: Mayor's Long-Anticipated Meeting with U.S. Attorney's Office (NYC)

    02/24/2017 5:00:21 AM PST · by csvset · 7 replies
    NY1 ^ | 24 Feb 2017 | Courtney Gross
    Soon: Mayor's Long-Anticipated Meeting with U.S. Attorney's Office By NY1 News Friday, February 24, 2017 at 06:29 AM EST NEW YORK - Mayor Bill de Blasio's long anticipated meeting with the U.S. Attorney's Office will take place later this morning in Midtown. For the past two days, the mayor has been inside in his attorneys office for hours at a time, presumably preparing for this interview. Today's meeting comes as the U.S. Attorneys office potentially wraps up a lengthy investigation into the mayors fundraising and campaign activities. De Blasio voluntarily agreed to sit down with federal investigators and he has...
  • Clinton Money Man Feared Hillary and Bill Assassins

    02/24/2017 4:53:49 AM PST · by HomerBohn · 21 replies
    Tea Party ^ | 2/23/2017 | Staff
    Recorded secret video as insurance policy in case he turned up dead Stories of a Clinton death list have circulated online for years, but a Chinese-American businessman at the center of the infamous Chinagate scandal truly believed the Clintons would send a squad of assassins after him. Johnny Chung, a Clinton fundraiser who was convicted of illegally funneling money from Chinese officials to the 1996 re-election campaign of Bill Clinton, filmed a secret, tell-all video in 2000 as an insurance policyin the event of his assassination, according to Londons Daily Mail. He gave the secret footage to his friends and...
  • Underground Network Readies Homes To Hide Undocumented Immigrants

    02/24/2017 4:48:59 AM PST · by MarvinStinson · 85 replies
    CNN ^ | February 23, 2017 | Kyung Lah, Alberto Moya and Mallory Simon
    <p>A hammer pounds away in the living room of a middle class home. A sanding machine smoothes the grain of the wood floor in the dining room.</p> <p>But this home Pastor Ada Valiente is showing off in Los Angeles is no ordinary home.</p>
  • Letter To Parents, Chicago PS Promise To Obstruct The Enforcement Of Immigration Law

    02/24/2017 4:39:53 AM PST · by HomerBohn · 11 replies
    End Of The American Dream ^ | 2/23/2017 | Michael Snyder
    Chicago public school system has decided to openly defy the president of the United States. More than 392,000 students attend public schools in Chicago, and on Tuesday a letter was sent home with each of those students telling their parents that Chicago schools will not assist in the enforcement of federal civil immigration law. In fact, the letter actually says that federal officials will not even be allowed to access CPS facilities. In essence, every Chicago public school has now officially been declared to be a sanctuary for illegal immigrants. If you would like to see the original document,...
  • TPS Not Changing Bathroom Policy For Transgender Students

    02/24/2017 4:36:54 AM PST · by blackbetty59 · 35 replies
    KOTV ^ | February 23, 2017 | Taylor Newcomb
    (snip) Superintendent Dr. Deborah Gist released a statement on her Facebook page Thursday. It says, in part, that they "honor the dignity and equality of their transgender and gender non-conforming students." (snip) Deborah Gist 16 hours ago Every family has a place at Tulsa Public Schools. We are an inclusive and affirming community of learners who value and celebrate diversity in all of its forms, including race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, gender identity, and gender expression. Our diversity is a community treasure that enriches teaching, learning, and working experiences in our district. We know that our community members have questions,...
  • Oregon standoff defendant Darryl Thorn planned to sneak back onto refuge, agent says

    02/24/2017 4:00:15 AM PST · by Nextrush · 4 replies
    OregonLive ^ | 2/23/2017 | Maxine Bernstein
    An FBI agent on Thursday showed jurors a slew of phots and messages found on defendant Darryl Thorn's Facebook page, including Thorn's stated plan of "sneaking back" onto the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge a year ago. Thorn, a member of Washington's 3 percent militia, proclaimed in a Feb. 4, 2016 private Facebook message: "I won't let my brothers and sisters die by themselves. After having left the refuge by early Jan. 27, 2016, he talked of his plan to go back to the refuge, saying, "I have a good lay out of the land."....... Thorn's defense lawyer, Marc Friedman, suggested...
  • Feds Wont Speculate About How Many Taxpayer-Funded Scientists Fake Data

    02/24/2017 1:45:28 AM PST · by markomalley · 16 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 2/23/17 | Ethan Barton
    Scientists fakingtheir government-funded research and defrauding taxpayers are drastically increasing in number, and a major federal agency has no idea how much of its $7 billion investment is lost to such misconduct, waste or theft, The Daily Caller News Foundation Investigative Group has learned.The National Science Foundation (NSF) funds research projects to the tune of $7 billion in taxpayer funds every year, but officials there dont estimate how much goes to cheaters who manipulate data, plagiarize and steal public money.We dont generally speculate about how much misconduct is undetected, NSF spokesman Bobbie Mixon told TheDCNF. Even so, NSFs Inspector General...
  • Trump tweets 'Chicago needs help' after 7 homicides in one day

    02/24/2017 12:38:18 AM PST · by Zakeet · 31 replies
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | February 23, 2017 | Sam Charles and Fran Spielman
    Seven people were fatally shot in Chicago on Wednesday, making it the deadliest day of 2017 so far. And it was only the 21st time in the past 16 years that Chicago has seen that many homicides in a single day, records analyzed by the Chicago Sun-Times show. The bloody day prompted another tweet from President Donald Trump, who wrote "Seven people shot and killed yesterday in Chicago. What is going on there - totally out of control. Chicago needs help!"
  • Vanity: Former Congresswoman Tweets Republican & Democrat Politicians involved in Human Trafficking

    02/24/2017 12:23:23 AM PST · by TigerClaws · 52 replies
    Forewarning: this brings down Dems and Repubs! He needs to go straight all the way because this goes to the top!...
  • NYC Mayor de Blasio to be questioned voluntarily by Feds in fundraising probe

    02/24/2017 12:19:23 AM PST · by TigerClaws · 12 replies
    Mayor Bill de Blasio will be questioned voluntarily by federal prosecutors Friday in connection to fundraising activities for his campaign. An official familiar with the matter said that it is a voluntary interview. The mayor has had extensive preparation this week ahead of the meeting. Mayor de Blasio has not been subpoenaed. It is something of a tightrope walk for the mayor who has volunteered to answer questions, but has not been granted immunity from prosecution. Here is what he told reporters, early in the investigation: "I hold myself and my administration to the highest standards of integrity. I have...
  • Massive Movement To OVERTHROW GEORGE SOROS EXPLODES In The World

    02/23/2017 11:09:22 PM PST · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 48 replies
    A NEW INITIATIVE CALLED STOP OPERATION SOROS (SOS), A MOVEMENT DEDICATED TO STOPPING THE EVIL OF BILLIONAIRE GLOBALIST, GEROGE SOROS, HAS NOW LAUNCHED. The SOS founders called on citizens around the world to "fight against one-mindedness in the civil sector, which is devised and led by George Soros." The movement has been set up to expose the 'subversive activities of all of George Soros's organizations. Hungary has also taken to steps to clamp down on Soros funded organizations by banning them from the country. RT.com reports: According to Nikola Srbov, a columnist for pro-government news portal Kurir and co-founder of...
  • SIX DEFENSIVE GUN USES BY PEOPLE LEGALLY CARRYING GUNS OVER 6 DAYS

    02/23/2017 9:43:04 PM PST · by rogerantone1 · 4 replies
    Crime Prevention Research Center ^ | February 23, 2017 | John R. Lott Jr.
    Case involving law enforcement officer being protected: Rising Sun, February 20, 2017, CBS Channel 4 in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • GOP senator, a Vietnamese refugee, removed from California Senate floor after criticizing Tom Hayden

    02/23/2017 9:37:10 PM PST · by WilliamIII · 32 replies
    San Jose Mercury News ^ | Feb 23 2017 | Katy Murphy
    SACRAMENTO Republican legislators are decrying what they call a free-speech violation after Sen. Janet Nguyen, an Orange County Republican, was forcibly removed from the Senate floor Thursday morning during an attempt to criticize the late California Sen. Tom Hayden. The unusual scene, captured on video, shows the Vietnamese-American lawmaker being led from the floor by Capitol security officers. Nguyen, who fled communist Vietnam with her family and arrived in the U.S. in the early 1980s when she was a young child, is critical of Haydens anti-Vietnam War activism.
  • John Lott Q&A: Anti-Gun Lies About Mass Shootings

    02/23/2017 9:15:26 PM PST · by rogerantone1 · 2 replies
    America's 1st Freedom ^ | February 23, 2017 | John R. Lott Jr.
    Its likely nobody anywhere has done more research on, or knows more about, mass shootings than researcher John Lott. Author of the recent book The War On Guns: Arming Yourself Against Gun Control Lies, Lott is also head of the Crime Prevention Research Center, an organization dedicated to providing an objective and accurate scientific evaluation of both the costs and benefits of gun ownership. We recently posed a handful of questions to Lott to learn the truth about mass shootings that the so-called mainstream media wont report.
  • Anyone crossing the border illegally whose claim is rejected will be sent home, not back to U.S.

    02/23/2017 8:33:19 PM PST · by SouthernerFromTheNorth · 20 replies
    Global News ^ | 02/23/2017 | Amy Minsky
    The men, women and children hiking over the Canada-U.S. border to seek asylum in Canada are risking more than freezing conditions theyre cutting off all roads back to the United States and risk being sent back to the countries they fled. Usually the U.S. is considered a safe place to seek asylum, said Jacqueline Bonisteel, an associate at Corporate Immigration Law Firm in Toronto. Its a high risk, but for these people Canada seems to be a safer place to make a claim. Every one of the dozens and dozens of asylum seekers whove recently arrived and continue...
  • Social Security paid a billion dollars to people with no SS numbers

    02/23/2017 8:15:02 PM PST · by NYer · 17 replies
    American Thinker ^ | February 23, 2017 | Rick Moran
    Here's a tale of government waste involving all the usual suspects: incompetence, indifference, and laziness. The inspector general for the Social Security Administration discovered that a billion dollars in benefits was paid to people who had no Social Security numbers.  The benefits were paid to "representative payees" – people who were accepting benefit checks on behalf of another because the beneficiary was unable to manage his Social Security payments by himself. Seventeen percent of these representative payees were illegal aliens, according to the audit. Washington Times: Over the last decade, the agency paid $1 billion to 22,426 representative payees who "did...
  • Kansas City Bar Shooting: Hero Ian Grillot Says Indian He Saved Is His New Best Friend

    02/23/2017 8:11:42 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 15 replies
    Hindustan Times ^ | Feb 24, 2017
    It was supposed to be just another evening for Ian Grillot who had walked into his favourite bar to unwind and catch the local football game. Instead, the 24-year-old is now firmly in the spotlight after getting wounded while trying to save two Indians from gunfire. As shots rang through the downtown Kansas City bar on Thursday, Grillot ducked behind a table and when he thought the gunman was out of bullets, he lunged at the man. But as the Kansas City Star reported, the man had still one round left and shot Grillot through the arm and chest. I...
  • Interrogating Saddam: What He Said on Kuwait and What Angered Him the Most

    02/23/2017 8:05:13 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 13 replies
    Al Arabiya ^ | Thursday, 23 February 2017
    CIA officer John Nixon sums up his role in Iraq during the US occupation. His first mission was to gather as much information as possible about Saddam Hussein, and then sent to Baghdad to help search for him. When the US forces finally captured him, Nixon said that he had prepared a list of 30 to 40 questions that he felt that Saddam was the only one who could answer. To be honest, the moment I saw him, I knew that it was him and I did not have any doubts about it, he added. Nixon has spoken of his...
  • Kansas City Bar Shooting Kills Indian, Attacker Shouted Get Out of my Country

    02/23/2017 7:39:54 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 18 replies
    Hindustan Times ^ | Feb 24, 2017
    US prosecutors charged a 51-year-old man with murder and attempted murder on Thursday after he allegedly started shooting in a crowded suburban Kansas City bar, killing an Indian and injuring two others, in an attack that some witnesses said was racially motivated. Authorities repeatedly declined at a news conference to say whether the shooting was a hate crime although local police said they were working with the FBI to investigate the case. A bartender at Austins Bar and Grill in Olathe, Kansas, said that.
  • Illegal fundraiser for the Clintons made secret tape, feared being ASSASSINATED over what he knew

    02/23/2017 7:37:39 PM PST · by Bodleian_Girl · 24 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 2/23/17 | Alana Goodman
    Full title: EXCLUSIVE: Illegal fundraiser for the Clintons made secret tape because he feared being ASSASSINATED over what he knew - and used it to reveal Democrats' bid to silence him A Chinese-American businessman at the center of a Clinton campaign finance scandal secretly filmed a tell-all video as an 'insurance policy' - because he feared being murdered. In footage provided exclusively to DailyMail.com, Johnny Chung spills details on how he illegally funneled money from Chinese officials to Bill Clinton's 1996 re-election bid. The Chinese-American Clinton fundraiser recorded the 'elaborate videotaped testimony' while in hiding in 2000. He smuggled it...
  • Wash. governor orders agencies to ignore immigration requests

    02/23/2017 7:10:29 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 83 replies
    The Hill ^ | 2-23-2017 | Reid Wilson
    Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D) on Thursday signed an executive order blocking state law enforcement agencies from detaining undocumented immigrants at the request of federal officials, days after the Trump administration began ramping up immigration enforcement actions. Inslees order prevents state agencies from discriminating against or refusing service to those in living the country illegally. It also blocks those agencies from spending state resources to create or enforce a registry of citizens on the basis of religious affiliation. The order blocks the Washington State Patrol and the state Department of Corrections from detaining anyone solely on the basis...
  • Northern Virginia High School Plans "Trayvon Martin Day"

    02/23/2017 6:45:40 PM PST · by ResistanceMedia · 37 replies
    ResistanceMedia.org ^ | February 23, 2017
    The Black Student Union (BSU) at Oakton High School in Oakton, Virginia, part of the Fairfax County Public School district has organized a "black history spirit week," to run from February 21-24, 2017. In a Twitter post made February 18, the BSU announced the event, to include days such as "Afrocentric day," "Black-out day," and of course, "Trayvon Martin Day." It is not immediately clear whether this event is school-sponsored, but spirit weeks usually are. According to several BSU members, the school administration tried to walk back their support of Trayvon Day due to criticism from "white boys," but the...
  • Economist: 41 Percent of White, Working-Class Men Have Abandoned Work

    02/23/2017 6:11:18 PM PST · by brucedickinson · 55 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2-23-2017 | Katie McHugh
    The Economist shows the national unemployment rate was 4.7 percent at the end of 2016. But the formal unemployment rate is 6.4 percent among white, working-class men. Thats a difference of 30 percent, according to the Economist. More importantly, labor participation rates for non-college whites have sunk decade-by-decade from 87 percent in 1948 to 69 percent today. Wages fell for non-college Americans dropped too, partly because of massive immigration. Extreme immigration policies enable a $500 billion wealth transfer from workers to major employers, according to a study by a Harvard professor.
  • Woman gang raped in Miami-Dade home near 4-year-old son, police say

    MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. - A 30-year-old woman was gang raped over the weekend after she agreed to pick up drugs for a group of people in exchange for a meal at a McDonald's restaurant, authorities said. According to an arrest report, the victim met Kortney Ellis, 27, Sunday night at McDonald's at 599 NW 62nd St. More Crime Headlines Key Largo man tries to rape co-worker while holding her against her Police said Ellis picked up the woman and her 4-year-old son later in the night with three men tagging along and took her to a convenience store to pick...
  • Grandma dies after stranger cold-cocks her outsidestore

    02/23/2017 4:45:22 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 14 replies
    New York Post ^ | February 22, 2017 | Lorena Mongelli, Yaron Steinbuch and Natalie Musumeci
    The church-going granny who was cold-cocked by an ex-con as he fled a Queens deli in October has died, police said. Eve Gentillon, 69, a retired home health aide, died Friday, about four months after the senseless attack, which was caught on surveillance video, cops said late Tuesday. The case has now been reclassified as a homicide.
  • Soros-Linked Former Clinton Staffer Behind 'Organized' Townhall Protests

    02/23/2017 3:11:06 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 26 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 02/23/17 | Tyler Durden
    Democrats have insisted that recent town hall outbursts against Republican politicians occurred organically, likening them to the Tea Party. President Donald Trump yesterday tweeted that the "so-called angry crowds in home districts of some Republicans are actually, in numerous occasions, planned out by liberal activists. Sad!" It is now clear that Trump is correct and this so-called 'Townhall Project' is organized and centralized, not organic... FreeBeacon's Joe Schoffstall reports that a group serving as a central hub of information for congressional town halls was founded by a former Hillary Clinton campaign staffer and its parent company is located at the...
  • Transgender bathroom battle smolders in Fort Worth federal prison

    02/23/2017 1:44:40 PM PST · by tuffydoodle · 21 replies
    Fort Worth Star Telegram ^ | 2/22/17 | Bill Hanna
    FORT WORTH Count federal prisons as the latest battleground for the transgender bathroom debate. Three female inmates at Federal Medical Center Carswell in Fort Worth have filed a flurry of complaints, upset over the Bureau of Prisons policy that allows transgender inmates who are still biologically male to be placed in female prisons. The women claim that they are living in a degrading and dangerous environment by being forced to share showers and bathrooms with the transgender inmates, according to complaints and motions filed in the U.S. District Courts Northern District. Read more here: http://www.star-telegram.com/news/local/community/fort-worth/article134353039.html#storylink=cpy