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  • What the Arizona Senate Race Tells Us About Our Culture

    11/12/2018 1:34:53 PM PST · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | November 12, 2018 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: All right. It’s Politico which is saying that Kyrsten Sinema has beaten Martha McSally in Arizona, and the vote margin is 31,000, interestingly, which is the same margin that DeSantis is up over Gillum here, 31,000. That’s after, you know, some late arriving ballots and so forth. You know the governor of Arizona, Doug Ducey, won his race by 300,000 votes. They’re both Republican. So how do you explain Ducey getting 300,000 more votes or 270 thousand more votes than McSally or somewhere in there? Maybe 310,000, whatever it is. How do you explain this? And the vote totals...
  • House Dems Say They Have 85 Subpoenas Ready

    11/12/2018 1:15:02 PM PST · by Kaslin · 47 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | November 12, 2018 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Eighty-five subpoenas. House Democrats say they have 85 subpoenas ready to be launched from a “subpoena cannon.” The Democrats are gonna be subpoenaing Trump’s tax records. They’re going to be requesting all information on Russia that Bob Mueller does not have. I actually saw this little Pencil Neck Schiff guy say they want to make sure that Mueller has everything he needs, as though Mueller may have been frozen out learning some Russian stuff and the Democrats are gonna make sure that he finds it and gets it. Eighty-five different subpoenas. Now, we’ll see. I’m asking myself, did all...
  • If You Really Want to Blame Somebody, Governor Moonbeam…

    11/12/2018 1:03:22 PM PST · by Kaslin · 2 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | November 12, 2018 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: The fires are another raging issue out there. You know, I have never known, I have never known how fires are named. Dawn, have you known how fires are named? Scott, have you known how fires…? You probably know. It’s probably the kind of thing that you’ve known since you were five, right? I have never known how fires were named. Like, we’ve got the Woolsey Fire here, and we’ve got the Camp fire up in Northern California. I’ve never bothered to look into how they’re named. It’s really rather simple, and there’s nothing mysterious about it. They name...
  • ut Down the Burger to Stop Climate Change, UN Argues(Serious news)

    11/12/2018 12:25:32 PM PST · by rktman · 61 replies
    pjmedia.com ^ | 11/9/2018 | B Johnson
    People need to cut back on burgers because they're contributing to climate change, the United Nations said this week. The United Nations Environment Program said research shows that Americans eat about three burgers a week, and if one of those was swapped for "a plant-based alternative burger for one year, it would be like taking the greenhouse gases from 12 million cars off the road for a year." The World Economic Forum blames the beef and dairy industries for churning out more greenhouse gas emissions than oil companies or some countries like Germany. The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association argued that...
  • 'So many bears:' Draft plan says Nunavut polar bear numbers unsafe (for humans)

    11/12/2018 12:05:50 PM PST · by Titus-Maximus · 12 replies
    CTV News ^ | 11/12/18 | Bob Weber
    There are too many polar bears in parts of Nunavut and climate change hasn't yet affected any of them, says a draft management plan from the territorial government that contradicts much of conventional scientific thinking. The proposed plan -- which is to go to public hearings in Iqaluit on Tuesday -- says that growing bear numbers are increasingly jeopardizing public safety and it's time Inuit knowledge drove management policy. "Inuit believe there are now so many bears that public safety has become a major concern," says the document, the result of four years of study and public consultation. "Public safety...
  • CNN Republican Rules ‘Fox News Jerks’ Trump ‘Off Every Single Day’; ‘It’s Political Masturbation’

    11/12/2018 11:54:13 AM PST · by Kaslin · 55 replies
    Newsbusters.org ^ | November 12, 2018 | Curtis Houk
    CNN political commentator and pro-Russian Congressman Dana Rohrbacher aide Tara Setmayer has been a diehard Never Trump while supposed still claiming to be a conservative, Republican, or something along those lines. But like almost cable news Republicans, she’s lurched leftward. On her October 30 podcast, she hypocritical lectured listeners that “words matter” and “we have to be better” while bashing Fox News for being a network that “jerks the President off every single day” and is filled with “political masturbation.” She also suggested that anyone who supports the President or any of his policies might as well support murderous drug dealers. ...
  • Report: FL Airport Shut Down Over 'Suspicious Package'

    11/12/2018 11:22:46 AM PST · by Kaslin · 23 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 12, 2018 | Beth Bauman
    Late Sunday evening the Ft. Lauderdale Airport was shut down due to a suspicious package left outside of one of the terminals. Reports are coming in that an Avis rental car employee discovered provisional ballot boxes left in the back of a rental car that had just been returned by a Broward County employee. Our deputies and bomb squad are responding to a report of a suspicious package outside @FLLFlyer Terminal 4. https://t.co/rEXixyrYX4— Broward Sheriff (@browardsheriff) November 12, 2018 Laura Loomer and others working with her tried to gain access at the airport but was turned away by Broward County...
  • Michelle Obama on Meeting Husband: ‘I Have My Suspicions When a Bunch of White Folks Fawn(T)

    11/12/2018 10:17:19 AM PST · by rktman · 72 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 11/12/2018 | Trent Baker
    In a sit-down interview with Robin Roberts of ABC’s “Good Morning America,” former first lady Michelle Obama shared her story about the first time she met her future husband, Barack Obama. Obama revealed she was found Barack attractive, but she had her “suspicions” because a bunch of white people were fawning over him. “I have my suspicions when a bunch of white folks fawn over a black man,” Obama stated. “Because I sort of think, OK, he can talk straight so they think he is wonderful. So — so that was my theory, and then his name was Barack Obama....
  • Five Words that Scare the Hell out of Socialists: 'Operation Win at the Door'

    11/12/2018 9:25:45 AM PST · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 12, 2018 | Lindsay Marie
    Generation Z may be the heir to a bankrupt social security system and over $21.6 trillion of debt, but unlike generations before them, they aren’t buying into socialism, and they aren’t kicking the can down the road.  A student army, nine years in the making, descended into state house districts across the United States, knocked on over 1 million doors, and clinched 35 midterm wins for libertarian-leaning candidates as part of a project called “Operation Win at the Door.”  Operation Win at the Door was the brainchild of Young Americans for Liberty (“YAL”) President Cliff Maloney Jr. Originally developed from...
  • Broward Voter Explains Why a Weird Ballot Helped Senator-Elect Rick Scott

    11/12/2018 8:55:09 AM PST · by Kaslin · 63 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 12, 2018 | Myra Kahn Adams
    As a registered Republican in infamous Broward County, Florida, this writer offers two salient points regarding the ongoing recount controversy that will determine if Governor Rick Scott will become Senator Rick Scott. As of this writing, Scott is leading incumbent Senator Bill Nelson by less than 13,000 votes — a 0.15 point margin out of over eight million votes cast.My first point is about ballot design and the second is math.Over two weeks before Election Day I voted at my kitchen table along with over 2.6 million other Floridians who chose to vote by mail.The ballot was five pages long. Starting...
  • The Toy Story 4 Trailer Introduces "Forky"—Who Is Not a Toy, OK?!

    11/12/2018 8:17:04 AM PST · by SMGFan · 28 replies
    eobline ^ | November 12, 2018
    For the fourth installment in the franchise, the studio says, "Woody has always been confident about his place in the world and that his priority is taking care of his kid, whether that's Andy or Bonnie. But when Bonnie adds a reluctant new toy called 'Forky' to her room, a road trip adventure alongside old and new friends will show Woody how big the world can be for a toy." The dreamy teaser trailer features everyone's favorite toys floating through the air, set to Joni Mitchell's "Both Sides Now." Midway through it, a frightened Forky screams, "I don't belong here!"...
  • Armistice Day: White House defends Trump WW1 no-show

    11/12/2018 8:14:04 AM PST · by Ennis85 · 19 replies
    BBC News ^ | November 12th 2018 | BBC News
    The White House has defended US President Donald Trump's decision to miss a memorial event on Saturday after he faced a backlash. Mr Trump, who was in France to mark the centenary of World War One's end, cancelled a visit to a US military cemetery because it was raining. Bad weather and "near-zero visibility" grounded the presidential helicopter, White House officials said. French, German and Canadian leaders attended memorial events on Saturday. However, Mr Trump was reluctant to bring extra disruption to Paris traffic for a last-minute motorcade, his officials said. "President Trump did not want to cause that kind...
  • Michelle Obama: I stopped even trying to smile during Trump’s inauguration.

    11/12/2018 8:07:13 AM PST · by sevinufnine · 78 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/11/18 | Morgan Gstalter
    Michelle Obama says in her new book that she stopped “even trying to smile” during President Trump’s 2017 inauguration. She writes in her book that the celebratory feel during her husband’s two inaugurations was gone when Trump was sworn into office on Jan. 20, 2017. The former first lady opened up about her criticism of Trump in her book, writing that she would “never forgive” him for spreading the “birther” conspiracy theory that her husband wasn't a natural-born citizen of the U.S. "The whole thing was crazy and mean-spirited, of course, its underlying bigotry and xenophobia hardly concealed," Obama writes....
  • Wrongly Convicted Former Rep. Steve Stockman Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison

    11/12/2018 7:48:43 AM PST · by Kaslin · 23 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 12, 2018 | Rachel Alexander
    Democrats are gloating over the sentencing of former Rep. Steve Stockman (R-Texas) last week. He was ordered to serve 10 years in prison for the vague charges of mail fraud, wire fraud and money laundering. Whenever prosecutors want to get someone who hasn’t actually committed a crime, they use those vague but scary sounding charges. He was also ordered to pay $1,014,718.51 in restitution, to be divided between him and two other co-defendants.What did Stockman actually do to warrant this? He facilitated four donations from two donors totaling $915,000 to two nonprofits he was associated with. One of the nonprofits...
  • Training kids to kill at Ukrainian nationalist camp

    11/12/2018 7:47:14 AM PST · by Mariner · 29 replies
    AP ^ | November 12th, 2018 | By YURAS KARMANAU
    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The campers, some clad in combat fatigues, carefully aim their assault rifles. Their instructor offers advice: Don’t think of your target as a human being. So when these boys and girls shoot, they will shoot to kill. Most are in their teens, but some are as young as 8 years old. They are at a summer camp created by one of Ukraine’s radical nationalist groups, hidden in a forest in the west of the country, that was visited by The Associated Press. The camp has two purposes: to train children to defend their country from Russians...
  • Here’s the anti-Semitism the media doesn’t want to mention

    11/12/2018 7:40:48 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 5 replies
    NY Post ^ | 11/11/18 | David Harsanyi
    The 2018 midterm will bring many new faces to Washington, but few will find as much adoration as Ilhan Omar. One of the first two Muslim women elected to Congress, Omar, who will represent Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District... ....In a 2012 tweet, for instance, the Democrat explained that “Israel has hypnotized the world, may Allah awaken the people and help them see the evil doings of Israel.... ....Michigan Democrat Rashida Tlaib, the daughter of Palestinian immigrants who wants to cut aid to the Jewish state because supporting it “doesn’t fit the values of our country.”
  • 'I Know Where I'm Going'

    11/12/2018 7:34:01 AM PST · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 12, 2018 | Terry Paulson
    Writing this column just a few short miles from the Borderline Bar in Thousand Oaks, one is struck with the reality of what one man with evil intent can do. He alone destroyed the peace of what has been rated as one of the safest cities in the country. As a country, we’re learning that safety is never sure. With the string of mass shootings our society has experienced in recent years, we’re forced to master strategies we wish we never had to learn. Experts try to make it simple to remember, “Be prepared to act—to hide, to fight, or...
  • Democrats: ‘Cruel and Unscientific’ to Define Legal Sex by Biology

    11/12/2018 7:21:51 AM PST · by Mr. Mojo · 28 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11 Nov 2018 | Neil Munro
    It is “cruel and unscientific” to define a person’s legal sex by their biology, says a complaint signed by 98 Democratic House legislators. The Democrats’ statement was sent to President Donald Trump’s administration as the New York Times has reported that the administration will formally clarify that the sex of people involved in sex-discrimination legal fights will be based on their male or female body. Trump’s biology-determines-sex policy “makes it clear that members of this administration are willing to … solidify an archaic, dogmatic, and alarming view of the world,” the Democrats complain their letter to the Department of Health...
  • Socialists Won’t Rest Until We Have Single-Payer Health Care. We Must Stop Them.

    11/12/2018 7:19:42 AM PST · by Kaslin · 31 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 12, 2018 | Justin Haskins
    The 2018 midterms could someday be remembered as the beginning of the Democratic Party’s full embrace of creating a single-payer health care system in the United States. For the first time in American history, a large number of Democrats, many of whom identify as socialists, openly campaigned for the creation of a government-run health insurance model.For instance, Democratic Socialists of America member Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who won 78 percent of the vote on Election Day, championed Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I-VT) “Medicare for All” proposal, calling it the “ethical, logical, and affordable path to ensuring no person goes without dignified healthcare.” According...
  • TRUMP Stares Down King of Morocco for Sleeping During WWI Commemoration Ceremonies (Video)

    11/12/2018 7:14:16 AM PST · by Proud White Trump Supporter · 17 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Nov 12, 2018 | Jim Hoft
    The 100 year anniversary of Armistice Day was celebrated this weekend in France. Several world leaders attended the event including President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump. During Emmanuel Macron’s speech the King of Morocco fell asleep during Emmanuel Macron’s speech. President Trump stared him down.