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  • 1st snow of the season hits DC region

    11/15/2018 6:57:48 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 50 replies
    WTOP ^ | November 15, 2018 | William Vitka
    WASHINGTON — Say it ain’t snow! The weather outside really is frightful Thursday, and staying home for a lot of school kids in the Washington area is surely delightful. But D.C.’s first snowfall has created conditions that are cold, wet and dangerous for many commuters. It isn’t just snow either. There’s also sleet and freezing rain to contend with. Check out photos of winter’s first slap of the season below.
  • Trump announces Kavanaugh replacement for DC circuit court

    11/13/2018 12:09:25 PM PST · by Jaysin · 8 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11-13-2018 | TAL AXELROD
    President Trump announced Tuesday he is nominating Neomi Rao to fill Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s vacant seat on the US Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. Rao currently serves as the administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA). She is a vocal advocate of Trump’s efforts to slash government regulations, crediting them with stimulating job growth. “I think the reform efforts are part of what has stimulated economic growth and job creation and promoted technological innovation. And from my perspective, our reform efforts have really focused on promoting the rule of law and emphasized the...
  • Pro-Abortion Professor Who Said Republican Men Should Be Castrated Calls Fox News “Terrorists”

    11/08/2018 5:31:20 PM PST · by Coleus · 30 replies
    Life News ^ | 11.07.18 | Micaiah Bilger
    A Georgetown University professor who wished for violence against white Republican men went after conservatives again last week on Twitter.C. Christine Fair, who is on administrative leave after the first violent tweet, called Fox News employees “terrorists” on Oct. 28, according to the Washington Free Beacon.“When your plane lands late, you and your colleagues are met on the tarmac, and ferried to the Presidential Palace for an intimate dinner with the president,” Fair wrote on Twitter. “Thanks Fox News Terrorists!” When your plane lands late, you and your colleagues are met on the tarmac, and ferried to the Presidential Palace...
  • Tucker Carlson’s Terrified Wife Locked Herself In A Room After Antifa Mob Broke The Front Door

    11/08/2018 8:54:54 AM PST · by C19fan · 210 replies
    Hot Air ^ | November 8, 2018 | Allahpundit
    A harrowing follow-up to John’s post last night about the near-invasion of Carlson’s home by deranged “anti-fascists.” Because if there’s anything that signals deep moral objection to fascism, it’s kicking in a political enemy’s door to terrorize his family.
  • FrancisChurch Goes From Scandal to Scandal

    11/05/2018 4:33:43 PM PST · by ebb tide · 7 replies
    American Spectator ^ | November 4, 2018 | FrancisChurch Goes From Scandal to Scandal
    As archbishop of Atlanta, Gregory has maintained Bernardin’s program of gay promotion and propaganda in the Church. Gregory, example, has defended the writings and speeches of Fr. James Martin, a Jesuit who openly calls for the Church to adjust herself to the demands of the “LGBT community.” In 2010, Fr. Juan Areiza, one of Gregory’s priests, got entangled in a gay scandal exposed by CBS Atlanta. Areiza and another priest had fastened their lustful affections upon a gay bar patron named Dale Chappell, who complained to CBS Atlanta that the two priests “conspired together to just to use me for...
  • Washington, DC, could let 16-year-olds vote for president

    11/02/2018 8:23:24 AM PDT · by DFG · 61 replies
    AP via Yahoo ^ | 11/02/2018 | AP
    The Washington, D.C., City Council is preparing to vote on a bill to lower the voting age to 16 for all elections, both local and federal. WTOP-FM reports the bill won 3-0 approval in the Judiciary and Public Safety committee Thursday and will get a final vote before the full council this month. The 26th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution guarantees citizens 18 and older the right to vote, but scholars have said it doesn't prevent a state, or in this case, the nation's capital, from setting a lower age. Council member Charles Allen says his bill will "enfranchise the...
  • Man shot at Fox affiliate in DC

    10/22/2018 1:36:07 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 18 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/22/18 | Joe Concha
    An man suspected of attempting to break into a Fox affiliate's building in Washington, D.C., was shot by police on Monday afternoon. Police say the man survived the shooting at WTTG-TV. He was taken to a local hospital in critical condition, according to the station. An investigation is underway. WTTG has its reporters covering the story, who are providing various updates on-air and on Twitter. One tweet includes video of the man being carried out on a stretcher.
  • [Catholic Caucus] Wuerl I, Wuerl II and Wuerl III

    10/12/2018 1:14:35 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 16 replies
    Rorate Caeli ^ | October 12, 2018 | Kenneth J. Wolfe
    Wuerl I, Wuerl II and Wuerl III Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Donald Cardinal Wuerl as archbishop of Washington, nearly three years after Wuerl submitted it upon turning 75. Far from a dismissal or firing of any kind, Wuerl and Francis managed to turn the action into a retirement party.  In the pope's "beautiful letter" (Wuerl's words this morning in a 6:09 a.m. listserv email) to the outgoing archbishop, Wuerl was praised by Francis: "You have sufficient elements to 'justify' your actions and distinguish what it means to cover up crimes or not to deal with problems, and to...
  • DC Circuit Vacancy Buzz Ramps Up After Kavanaugh's Elevation

    10/10/2018 11:35:17 AM PDT · by Jaysin · 15 replies
    law.com ^ | 10-8-2018 | C. Ryan Barber and Ellis Kim
    Minutes after Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court, Kannon Shanmugam took to Twitter to publicly congratulate the new justice. Shanmugam’s tweet highlighted a July post in which the Williams & Connolly appellate partner congratulated Kavanaugh on his nomination to the high court. He gave similar congratulations to Justice Neil Gorsuch following his confirmation last year. Shanmugam, with at least three cases at the Supreme Court this term, has no shortage of business coming before Kavanaugh—unless the former clerk to Antonin Scalia gets a new gig. Kavanaugh’s elevation to the Supreme Court—he takes the bench Tuesday as a...
  • Human trafficking survivor describes forced labor ordeal in U.S. (Washington, DC)

    10/08/2018 10:02:45 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 23 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/08/2018 | Alison Spann
    Evelyn Chumbow of Cameroon says she was only nine years old when she was trafficked into *forced labor in the Washington, D.C., area.* Chumbow, who's now in her mid-30s, says she was sold by her uncle to a woman from her home country of Cameroon who had a home and a business in the United States. She said she came to the United States with the expectation that a better life awaited her. “The image that I had of the U.S. is completely from what I saw on television -- you know, '[The] Cosby Show' and '[The] Fresh Prince of...
  • Top Conservatives To WaPo: Stop ‘Dishonest’ Label Of Jennifer Rubin As ‘Conservative’

    10/04/2018 7:41:37 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 48 replies
    The Federalist ^ | October 4, 2018 | Mollie Hemingway
    The Washington Post’s continued labeling of blogger Jennifer Rubin as a “conservative” in the years since she has repeatedly rejected conservative ideas and principles is an example of why the American people are unable to trust the media, more than three dozen top conservative leaders say.“In truth, it is nearly impossible to discern any conservatism in Rubin’s contemporary writing,” the leaders said in an October 3 letter to the Washington Post editorial board. Citing the rejection of her previous positions on climate change, gun control, Middle East foreign policy, tax cuts, immigration, and abortion, the group said the notion that...
  • DC Council takes initial steps to overturn voter-approved minimum wage hike for tipped workers

    10/02/2018 11:12:08 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 12 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/02/18 | TAL AXELROD
    D.C. lawmakers on Tuesday voted to overturn an initiative that would raise the minimum wage for tipped workers, just four months after voters approved the measure. The D.C. Council voted 8-5 to repeal the measure, known as Initiative 77, which would raise wages to $12.50 an hour. The move marks the first of several votes needed to send the legislation to Mayor Muriel Bowser’s (D) desk, according to The Washington Post. Bowser has already vowed to sign the repeal legislation, the Post reported. Under D.C. law, tipped workers are paid $3.33 an hour. Employers are required to make up the...
  • Third annual Women's March set for January in DC

    09/30/2018 6:18:30 AM PDT · by Libloather · 18 replies
    The Hill ^ | 9/30/18 | AVERY ANAPOL
    The third annual Women’s March is set to take place this January in Washington, D.C., returning to the site of the first demonstration in 2017. March organizers told The New York Times that the main demonstration will be on Jan. 19, 2019, in Washington. Linda Sarsour, an activist and one of the Women’s March founders, told the Times that the confirmation proceedings of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh prompted women to send emails inquiring about the next march.
  • Cruz harrassed at fancy DC restaurant (WHICH RESTAURANT ??? )

    09/25/2018 8:47:03 AM PDT · by chiller · 110 replies
    SELF | 9/25/18 | self
    The "fancy DC restaurant" remains unnamed in every story I've seen so far. Name and shame the place. Who's protecting them ? (rhetorical question) The media won't name the restaurant, thus encouraging more of this behaviour. I want to know.Once known, we must shout it far and wide.
  • “You are not safe. We will find you”: Leftist Group That Confronted Cruz Continues Harassment

    09/25/2018 8:06:50 AM PDT · by PFW · 115 replies
    The leftist organization that confronted Senator Ted Cruz and his wife in a D.C. restaurant on Monday night has continued the harassment on Tuesday with a tweet addressing the Senator and other Republicans which reads, “You are not safe. We will find you.” “This is a message to Ted Cruz, Bret Kavanaugh, Donald Trump and the rest of the racist, sexist, transphobic, and homophobic right-wing scum: You are not safe. We will find you. We will expose you. We will take from you the peace you have taken from so many others.” As Paul Joseph Watson notes, the tweet is...
  • Woman dies after getting stabbed while jogging near Logan Circle in D.C.

    09/19/2018 8:30:24 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 46 replies
    WJLA.com ^ | September 19, 2018 | ABC7
    WASHINGTON (ABC7) — A woman was stabbed to death late Tuesday evening in Logan Circle, according to D.C. police. DC Police said it happened around 8 p.m. in the 1400 block of 11th Street, NW. Police said the female victim was unconscious and unresponsive when they got to the scene. Witnesses told ABC7 her injuries were severe. Neighbors who were in the area when the stabbing took place say the victim appeared to be wearing jogging clothes and was running through the neighborhood. They she was stopped at the corner of 11th Street and P Street, waiting to cross...
  • Sixty-Five Women Who Went to School With Brett Kavanaugh Write Their Own Letter About His Character

    09/14/2018 10:44:04 AM PDT · by grayboots · 98 replies
    TownHall ^ | 9/14/2018 | Katie Pavlich
    Five dozen women who went to high school with Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh have written a letter to Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley and Ranking Member Dianne Feinstein backing his character. "We are women who have known Brett Kavanaugh for more than 35 years and knew him while he attended high school between 1979 and 1983. For the entire time we have known Brett Kavanaugh, he has behaved honorably and treated women with respect. We strongly believe it is important to convey this information to the Committee at this time," the letter states. "Brett attended Georgetown Prep, an...
  • [Catholic Caucus] All Roads Lead to Washington, D.C.

    09/13/2018 7:32:41 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 5 replies
    Rorate Caeli ^ | September 13, 2018 | Kenneth J. Wolfe
    All Roads Lead to Washington, D.C. For those interested in the latest news, we bring you our summary: 1) Bishop Michael Bransfield resigned and the resignation was accepted.  Bransfield served for 24 years at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C., most of the time as rector. He was then ordained a bishop, choosing Theodore McCarrick as co-consecrator. 2) Archbishop William Lori, who ran the Archdiocese of Washington (D.C.) throughout the 1990s (holding several high-level positions, including moderator of the curia and auxiliary bishop), will investigate allegations against Bishop Bransfield.  During Bransfield's time at the...
  • Michael B Jordan pegged as potential Superman replacement after news Henry Cavill will not [tr]

    09/12/2018 12:44:53 PM PDT · by C19fan · 70 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | September 12, 2018 | Staff
    Henry Cavill is hanging up his Superman cape after five years as the superhero. And rumors are already circulating about who will take the role of the DC Comics favorite. Michael B Jordan's name has been at the top of many lists, according to Deadline, who reported movie studio Warner Bros. 'has been mulling a completely different direction with its Superman canon for some time.'
  • Henry Cavill is OUT for good as Superman after 'refusing a cameo appearance in Warner Bros [tr]

    09/12/2018 11:42:14 AM PDT · by C19fan · 64 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | September 12, 2018 | Joanna Crawley
    He's been in the blue suit for five years. But Henry Cavill is reportedly hanging up his Superman cape as scheduling conflicts lead Warner Bros to rule out any future appearances for the actor as the DC Extended Universe superhero. The Hollywood Reporter write that Henry, who has played Superman in three films, can't commit to a planned cameo in Shazam! and the studio is now also reportedly putting a stop to any future appearances in the franchise.