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  • Antifa Suspect in South Dakota Found with 'Concerning' Amount of Weapons and Bomb-Making Materials

    07/21/2018 10:41:40 AM PDT · by rktman · 6 replies
    pjmedia.com ^ | 7/18/2018 | Debra Heine
    Sioux Falls Police arrested an apparent antifa radical on Tuesday after finding a "concerning" number of illegal firearms and bomb-making materials in his apartment while serving a search warrant in connection with three area burglaries. Police also found antifa-related items during their search, including an antifa jacket and an anti-police manifesto. Authorities reportedly evacuated the surrounding area and called the Sioux Falls Police bomb squad.
  • (Florida) ‘Stand your ground’ law protects shooter in deadly fight over parking space: sheriff

    07/21/2018 10:33:56 AM PDT · by Navy Patriot · 7 replies
    New York Post ^ | July 20, 2018 | Joshua Rhett Miller
    An argument over a handicapped parking spot at a convenience store in Florida led to a fatal shooting and the man who pulled the trigger won’t be arrested under the state’s “stand your ground” self-defense law, authorities said. Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri told reporters during a Friday press conference that Thursday’s shooting death of Markeis McGlockton, a 28-year-old father of three, is “within the bookends of stand your ground and within the bookends of force being justified,” the Tampa Bay Times reports. “I’m not saying I agree with it, but I don’t make that call,” Gualtieri told reporters, adding...
  • Avenatti: I’d Consider Representing Cohen If He’ll Turn on Trump

    07/21/2018 10:32:22 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 6 replies
    FinkelBlog ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    My advice to Michael Cohen: DO NOT hire Michael Avenatti as your lawyer. He doesn’t have your best interests at heart. To the contrary, he would use you to advance his own ambitions. That became obvious by Avenatti’s own statement on Joy Reid’s MSNBC today. Asked by Reid whether he’d represent Cohen, Avenatti said: “The only way that I would agree to do that is if I had 100% confidence that Michael Cohen was ready to do the right thing: fully disclose what he knew about the President, and if he sought my assistance in bringing that information to the...
  • Massachusetts House votes to repeal century-old, pre-Roe abortion ban

    07/21/2018 10:13:12 AM PDT · by ReformationFan · 11 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | 7-19-18 | Calvin Freiburger
    BOSTON, July 19, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) -- By a 136-9 margin, the Massachusetts House has voted to repeal the state’s old, unenforced bans on abortion and contraception that predate Roe v. Wade. The Negating Archaic Statutes Targeting Young (NASTY) Women Act, named after a campaign trail insult President Donald Trump leveled at his Democrat opponent Hillary Clinton which feminists embraced as a rallying cry, is meant to ensure that abortion remains legal in Massachusetts even if a more conservative Supreme Court repeals Roe in the near future. "Today, nasty women and their nasty men are here to say we're not going...
  • Liberal icon, new Democratic star wade into GOP-heavy Kansas

    07/21/2018 9:58:55 AM PDT · by yoe · 26 replies
    AP ^ | July 21, 2018 | THOMAS BEAUMONT and ROXANA HEGEMAN
    The new face of an emerging democratic socialist movement joined its patriarch in the most unlikely place Friday, calling on Kansans unhappy with the direction of the country to get off the sidelines in a pivotal Republican-held congressional district. “We know that people in Kansas, just like everywhere else in this country, just like families in the Bronx, just want a fair shake,” Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the surprise winner in a New York House primary last month, told a frenetic crowd of more than 3,000 in a Kansas suburb of Kansas City.[snip]The 28-year-old Latina from New York and the 76-year-old Jewish...
  • The Gaying of Fox News

    07/21/2018 9:29:18 AM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 84 replies
    https://www.lifesitenews.com ^ | July 18, 2018 | Doug Mainwaring
    WASHINGTON, D.C., July 19, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – Once regarded by conservatives as the country’s sole red, white and blue national television news network, Fox News is increasingly showing its rainbow colors. While the network still appeals to conservatives and takes plenty of flak from liberals, there has been a decidedly pro-gay uptick in on-air talent, editorial content and signaling. When Fox News political analyst Guy Benson announced his engagement to another man on Twitter in May, Bret Baier tweeted back: Bret Baier ✔ @BretBaier Guy — congratulations! It takes guts to ask in a wobbly boat — all the best....
  • Hillary Hit With Fresh Evidence Of Hidden Collusion – Could Now Face An Official Charge

    07/21/2018 9:26:50 AM PDT · by Cheerio · 37 replies
    Red Right Videos ^ | 7/21/18 | Tori McNabb
    The non-profit Coolidge Reagan Foundation on Thursday filed a Federal Election Complaint against Hillary Clinton’s campaign, the Democratic National Committee, their law firm Perkins Coie, and Christopher Steele, the ex-British spy that authored the “pee dossier,” for violating campaign finance laws. The non-profit charged that those parties hid payments made to and received by Fusion GPS, the firm that hired Steele to produce the dossier, in violation of finance laws. Democrats have accused the Trump administration of colluding with foreigners when in reality it was the Democrats who colluded with foreigners, the non-profit charged. “For over a year, Democratic officials...
  • Transgender woman says CVS pharmacist refused to fill her hormone prescription

    07/21/2018 8:20:02 AM PDT · by Simon Green · 69 replies
    ABC15 ^ | 07/20/18
    <p>Hilde Hall says she went straight from her doctor's office in April to a CVS pharmacy in her Phoenix suburb, eager to fill her first hormone therapy prescription.</p> <p>The treatment would spur the physical changes in Hall's body that would reflect her identity as a transgender woman, she said.</p>
  • National Right to Work Foundation Demands SEIU Refund $100 Million to CA State Workers

    07/21/2018 8:19:23 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 10 replies
    Breibart ^ | July 20, 2018
    The National Right to Work Foundation (NRTWF) is demanding the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) refund up to $100 million in union fees to California state workers. The move follows the Supreme Court’s Janus v. AFSCME decision banning unions from automatically deducting fees from non-members’ paychecks. The NRTWF announced that the Janus decision strengthens its class-action suit, titled Hamidi et al. v. Service Employees Union International, Local 1000, filed on behalf of 40,000 California state employees. The lawsuit seeks refunds for non-union workers whose pay was seized by SEIU officials who have claimed since 2012 that only public workers who...
  • BLACK CONSERVATIVE ACTIVIST STANDS WITH JUDGE JEANINE IN VIRAL VIDEO...

    07/21/2018 8:14:49 AM PDT · by markomalley · 6 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 7-21-18 | Scott Morefield
    Teenage black conservative activist CJ Pearson came to Judge Jeanine Pirro’s defense in a viral video posted to his Twitter account Friday. “@JudgeJeanine, America stands with you,” he wrote above the video. “If you’re a black and conservative, they call you an Uncle Tom. If you’re female and conservative, you’re called things that I’m not sure my mom would be ok with me repeating. There is no group in America more bigoted than Leftists.”
  • 7 Reasons Why the Transgender Revolution Will Fail

    07/21/2018 7:57:15 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 25 replies
    Townhall ^ | 07/21/2018 | Michael Brown
    I earnestly hope and pray that every child and adult struggling with gender identity issues will find wholeness, peace, and happiness from the inside out. I earnestly hope and pray that we will live to see the day when every person who feels trapped inside the wrong body will find internal resolution without hormones and radical surgery. At the same time, I wholeheartedly oppose the transgender revolution and predict that, ultimately, it will fail. Here’s why. 1) The transgender revolution is oppressive. As reported on July 16 on Lifesite News, “Failing to refer to a gender-confused student, professor, or staffer...
  • Congressman Jason Lewis Tells the Truth about Black Violence; CNN Decides to Target Him

    07/21/2018 7:45:47 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 07/21/2018 | Colin Flaherty
    The journalistic hounds at CNN have a new target, a politician whose sin is so egregious – so unthinkable – that it can hardly be spoken aloud: the recently elected congressman from Minnesota disagrees with CNN orthodoxy on race. And now, with enthusiasm we have not seen since hordes of reporters descended on Rick Perry's boyhood hunting grounds where they found a 30-year-old racial expletive written under a rock, CNN has set out to punish Congressman Jason Lewis. The sins of the congressman were easy to ferret out. They came during a stint as a talk show host in Minneapolis...
  • Arizona Democratic Candidate Booed For Supporting ICE

    07/21/2018 7:33:21 AM PDT · by Michael.SF. · 13 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | July 20, 2018 | Peter Hasson
    A Democratic congressional candidate in Arizona was booed at a debate Thursday after expressing support for U.S. Customs and Immigration Enforcement (ICE). Ann Kirkpatrick, one of several Democratic candidates in Arizona’s 2nd Congressional District, raised her hand Thursday when the debate moderator asked if any candidates “would have declared [their] support for ICE agents without any increased oversight.”
  • Obama Denounces Trump’s 'Strongman Politics'—While Eulogizing

    07/21/2018 7:12:57 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 21, 2018 | Humberto Fontova
    “Speaking at an event honoring the late Nelson Mandela ahead of the 100th anniversary of his birth… former president Barack Obama lamented the rise of “strongman politics” and “the utter loss of shame” among political leaders who repeatedly lie… during a speech Tuesday in South Africa that was widely seen as aimed in part at his successor (Trump) (WaPo).And speaking of “strongmen”-- let’s survey some of Nelson Mandela’s most heartfelt proclamations:  “Che Guevara is an inspiration for every human being who loves freedom.”“The cause of communism is the greatest cause in the history of mankind!”“There’s one place where Fidel Castro...
  • Alt-Left Insanity: Raising My Child Amid my Climate Apocalypse Fantasies

    07/21/2018 7:00:17 AM PDT · by rktman · 21 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | 7/20/2018 | Matt Philbin
    Plumbing the cesspool of the hard-left mind. To suffer through Roy Scranton’s New York Times oped, “Raising My Child in a Doomed World,” is to come away wondering how a guy so hang-dog depressing and lacking in discernable masculine qualities managed to attract a woman -- sorry, a “partner” in Scranton-speak -- at all, let alone got her to procreate with him. He tells us the day his daughter was born he cried looking out the hospital window with her “at the rows of cars in the hospital parking lot, the strip mall across the street, the box stores and...
  • Cruz Is Right on Space Station

    07/21/2018 6:52:31 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 21, 2018 | Brian McNicoll
    It’s not often you hear Ted Cruz support keeping a government research program alive when the administration wants to defund it and turn it over to the private sector, but that is what is happening with the International Space Station. And Cruz has a solid case.The administration announced earlier this year it wants to end direct funding to the space station by 2025 – three years ahead of schedule. Jim Bridenstine, the former congressman from Oklahoma who is now NASA administrator, said he is talking to companies about forming a consortium to operate the space station after the government funding...
  • U Texas makes student reflect on 'toxic masculinity' as punishment

    07/21/2018 6:36:30 AM PDT · by rktman · 31 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 7/20/2018 | none
    A University of Texas-Austin student was forced to reflect on a film about toxic masculinity after a Title IX investigation found him guilty of harassment based on a non-criminal standard of evidence. According to an internal letter obtained by Campus Reform, following an appeal of his sanctions, the student received a note from UT president Gregory Fenves stating that “nothing you allege, even if true, would change the ultimate outcome of this matter.” The student – who requested anonymity – graduated in Spring with a JD. During his time in law school, a female student filed six Title IX complaints...
  • High school stocks classrooms with 'safety bucket' in case of active shooter

    07/21/2018 6:34:01 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 30 replies
    High school stocks classrooms with 'safety bucket' in case of active shooter Updated: Jul 18, 2018 4:27 PM CDT Posted By Brianna Owczarzak, Digital producer By Rachel McCrary They are kits no one hopes to use, but ones a local school district said could save a life in the event of the unimaginable. To prepare for an active shooter, the Clio School District is arming its classrooms with supplies. Heidi Hummel and her classmates are gearing up for their senior year at Clio High School. In this day and age, in light of all the school shootings, back-to-school prep has...
  • Showtime 'Fakes News' for the Left

    07/21/2018 6:03:50 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 21, 2018 | Brent Bozell and Tim Graham
    CBS's pay-cable Showtime channel is the latest backer of con artist/"comedian" Sacha Baron Cohen's performance art, as in the movies "Borat" and "Bruno." It's a new TV show called "Who Is America?" that is designed, as usual, to mock Americans -- mostly conservatives -- as gullible and stupid. The most prominent victim this time around is former Gov. Sarah Palin, who said she was asked to appear in a "legit Showtime historical documentary" but instead was pranked by Cohen and asked questions she said were "full of Hollywoodism's disrespect and sarcasm." Cohen also apparently asked former Vice President Dick Cheney...
  • Desert Storm Memorial To Be Built on National Mall, Honoring Fallen American Heroes

    07/21/2018 5:38:07 AM PDT · by huldah1776 · 19 replies
    The Western Journal ^ | June 23, 2018 | Jack Davis
    A federal panel on Thursday cleared the way for a memorial to be built along the National Mall honoring the American service members who fought in Operations Desert Storm and Desert Shield. Pending final approvals, the National Desert Storm War Memorial would be built at 23rd Street and Constitution Avenue, not far from Vietnam Veterans Memorial, World War II Memorial and Korean War Veterans Memorial, Military Times reported. “These men and women who went to Desert Shield, Desert Storm put their lives on the line for this country, and they deserve to be placed next to my brothers and sisters...