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  • Schumer Unveils Dems' 'Better Deal': 'Old-Fashioned Capitalism Has Broken Down'

    07/25/2017 4:53:53 PM PDT · by Libloather · 61 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 7/24/17 | BRIDGET JOHNSON
    Declaring "old-fashioned capitalism has broken down to the detriment of consumers" and "Adam Smith has lost his way amidst these big corporations," Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and other congressional Democrats traveled to a red pocket of purple Virginia today to spell out their new agenda. **SNIP** After losing in 2014 and 2016, Schumer argued, Dems need to not "flinch" or "blink," but look in the mirror. "Democrats have too often hesitated from directly and unflinchingly taking on the misguided policies that got us here - so much so that too many Americans don't know what we stand for,"...
  • Bernie Sanders Denies Allegations Over Dirty Land Deal and Blatant Nepotism While His Wife Was...

    07/03/2017 2:50:30 PM PDT · by davikkm · 20 replies
    IWB ^ | Robert Carbery
    Bernie Sanders Denies Allegations Over Dirty Land Deal and Blatant Nepotism While His Wife Was In Charge Of The Now Shuttered Burlington College Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders’ wife, Jane Sanders, has engaged in blatant nepotism while she was president of the now inoperable Burlington College. The Sanders family are not the lovable old Socialists the left thinks they are. They are a corrupt political family and flawed human beings who will do what they have to do to get ahead in life and help their family along the way. Jane Sanders approved a deal for Burlington College with the Vermont...
  • Frankenmuth's Greta Van Fleet talks record deal, tour and graduation

    07/03/2017 12:35:44 PM PDT · by Eddie01 · 8 replies
    mlive ^ | May 21, 2017 at 3:02 PM, | Isis Simpson-Mersha
    [snip] Recently, the band signed to New York-based record label Lava Records, and had its song "Highway Tune" featured this year on Showtime's "Shameless." The group was also named Apple Music's new artist of the week. [snip]
  • Tucker: Trump Gets US Out Of Bad Deal And Left Melts Down

    06/02/2017 5:44:29 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 11 replies
    Youtube ^ | 06/01/17 | Tucker Carlson
    President Trump is keeping a promise, undoing 8 years of bad Obama policy and putting American interests first by withdrawing US from Paris Climate Accord - and of course, the left has a meltdown.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZcIG5Bf3__g    
  • Trump Resisting Pressure From Europe, Pope On Climate Deal

    05/31/2017 10:33:05 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 32 replies
    AP ^ | 05/31/17
    President Donald Trump is expected to withdraw the United States from a landmark global climate agreement, a White House official said Wednesday, though Trump and aides were looking for "caveats in the language" related to the exit and had not made a final decision. Leaving the deal would fulfill a central campaign pledge, but would anger international allies who spent years in difficult negotiations that produced an accord to reduce carbon emissions. Trump faced considerable pressure to hold to the deal during visits with European leaders and Pope Francis on his recent trip abroad. The official, who insisted on anonymity...
  • Obama’s Iran Deal Was Much Worse Than We Suspected

    04/25/2017 7:53:03 AM PDT · by GOPAreDemProgressives · 37 replies
    thefederalist.com ^ | APRIL 24, 2017 | David Harsanyi
    Obama’s Iran Deal Was Much Worse Than We SuspectedBarack Obama didn’t just undermine our allies with the Iran deal—he undermined his own Justice Department. What if Donald Trump had unilaterally shut down every investigation into Russian espionage, released over 20 suspected Russian spies, struck a deal to get rid of sanctions against Russia—in return for honoring deals that had been signed years before—and then lied to the American people about the entire episode? That’s the Obama Administration’s Iran deal. It might have been the first time the United States has offered extensive concessions to a nation that has continued to...
  • White House to unveil new Obamacare repeal deal Tuesday

    04/03/2017 6:56:49 PM PDT · by springwater13 · 76 replies
    The White House is expected to release the text of a new deal on Tuesday that would give states the power to opt out of certain Obamacare insurance mandates, in a major attempt to revive Obamacare repeal as early as this week. Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., chairman of the Freedom Caucus, told reporters after meeting with Vice President Mike Pence and White House officials that he expects the text of the new compromise on Tuesday. The compromise would allow states to opt out of forcing insurers to cover 10 essential health benefits in plans, including maternity care and hospitalization. The...
  • Trump predicts 'one beautiful deal' after Obamacare 'explodes'

    03/24/2017 1:40:15 PM PDT · by HarleyLady27 · 83 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | March 24, 2017 | Sarah Westwood
    President Trump predicted Friday that pressure on Democrats will compel them to work with Republicans to pass a healthcare reform package after Obamacare collapses. "When it explodes, they come to us and we make one beautiful deal," Trump told the Washington Post's Robert Costa in a phone interview shortly after House leadership pulled the American Health Care Act in the face of conservative opposition. Trump said he believed Republicans came within "five to 12 votes" of passing the AHCA. They needed 216 votes to send the legislation to the Senate.
  • Turkish forces capture al-Bab after killing over 444 civilians, prepare to attack Kurdish HQ

    02/23/2017 3:54:26 PM PST · by Texas Fossil · 17 replies
    ARA News ^ | February 23, 2017 | Wladimir van Wilgenburg
    The Turkish Army forces and allied rebels in Syria captured the town of al-Bab on Thursday after a deal with ISIS to withdraw, in an operation that since the 13th of November killed at least 444 civilians, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported. The Turkish-led Euphrates Shield campaign arrived near the city of Bab on 13 November and finished its goals after a campaign that lasted over 3.5 months.Already in January, the Turkish army claimed ISIS would withdraw from al-Bab.After the Turkish-backed rebels controlled 50 per cent of al-Bab city, a deal was reached with ISIS, leading to...
  • Former Obama Officials,Loyalists Waged Secret Campaign Against Flynn To Protect Iran Nuclear Deal

    02/14/2017 1:30:50 PM PST · by davikkm · 36 replies
    thegatewaypundit ^ | Ryan Saavedra
    The Washington Free Beacon is reporting that former Obama officials waged a secret campaign against national security adviser Mike Flynn which ultimately lead to Flynn being forced to resign. The report says that Flynn was targeted because he was strongly opposed to the Iran Nuclear deal which former President Barack Obama wants protected. The Obama loyalists conducted a behind the scenes attack against Flynn by injecting damaging stories on Flynn into the national media. According to the Free Beacon the attack was lead by former Obama administration adviser Ben Rhodes.
  • "A Lot Of The Toothpaste Is Already Out": Paul Ryan Explains Why The Iran Deal Will Stay In Place

    02/05/2017 10:15:42 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 56 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 02/05/2017
    One day after Iran defied Trump with a new missile tests and threatened enemies with "roaring missiles" following Friday's Iran sanctions, confirming our Friday report, House Speaker Paul Ryan said that despite the troubling escalation in sanctions, the Iran Nuclear deal negotiated by the Obama administration is likely to remain in place. "A lot of that toothpaste is already out of the tube. I never supported the deal in the first place. I thought it was a huge mistake, but the multilateral sanctions are done," Ryan said in an interview with NBC's "Meet the Press" airing Sunday. Speaker Paul...
  • What's the real deal on this 'Muslim ban'?

    01/29/2017 4:50:43 AM PST · by sheikdetailfeather · 29 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 1-28-2017 | Timothy P. Carney
    What does this executive order do? The Executive Order has four main policies 1) Places a 90 day moratorium on entry to the U.S. from the seven countries named in a 2015 law aimed at requiring stricter vetting for people entering from Iran or countries overrun by jihadist violence. 2) Suspends admission of refugees from any country for 120 days in order to conduct a review of the program. 3) Suspends admissions of refugees from Syria indefinitely. 4) Caps the number of refugees this year at 50,000 How does President Trump have the authority to do this? Federal law, specifically...
  • Donald Trump plans new deal for Britain as Theresa May becomes first foreign leader to meet (tr)

    01/21/2017 11:14:48 PM PST · by monkapotamus · 18 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | January 21, 2017 | Christopher Hope and Ben Riley-Smith
    Donald Trump plans new deal for Britain as Theresa May becomes first foreign leader to meet new president since inauguration Donald Trump is planning a new deal for Britain this week as Theresa May becomes the first foreign leader to meet him since the inauguration... The new relationship - which comes with both countries redefining their roles in the world - is due to be cemented with a state visit for Mr Trump in the summer. The US President’s team has made clear he wants a “full Monty” visit that will eclipse the trips of his predecessors in pomp and...
  • China warns Trump: Iran nuclear deal must stand

    12/05/2016 2:02:26 PM PST · by Nachum · 55 replies
    BEIJING — Implementation of the Iran nuclear deal should not be “affected by any changes in the domestic situations” of countries involved, China’s foreign minister warned Monday, responding to US president-elect Donald Trump’s threats to abandon it. The agreement, signed in Vienna in July 2015 and in force since January 2016, was the signature diplomatic breakthrough of Barack Obama’s second term. It calls on Tehran to curb its nuclear program in exchange for sanctions relief from the US and other nations. Trump has promised to tear up the nuclear deal once in office, calling the agreement under which it was...
  • GA Governor Demands Pastor Hand Over His Sermons—and His Bible

    10/26/2016 6:33:45 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 40 replies
    Charisma News ^ | 10/26/16 | J.P. Duffy and Alice Chao
    Family Research Council (FRC) today expressed outrage after the State of Georgia issued a legal demand that Dr. Eric Walsh, a lay pastor, hand over his sermons, sermon notes and all pastoral documentation, including his Bible. FRC launched a petition today at frc.org/walsh that calls on Governor Deal to "correct this egregious over-reach of the state into church affairs." "This demand for Dr. Eric Walsh's sermons, sermons notes and ministerial documentation is an alarming display of government intrusion into the sanctity of the church, pastor's study and pulpit," said Tony Perkins, Family Research Council president and himself an ordained pastor....
  • Iran may have received up to $33.6B in cash, gold payments from US (Not $1.7B)

    09/09/2016 11:51:38 AM PDT · by WENDLE · 98 replies
    Fox News ^ | 9/9/2016 | By Adam Kredo
    <p>Iran may have received an additional $33.6 billion in secret cash and gold payments facilitated by the Obama administration between 2014 and 2016, according to testimony provided before Congress by an expert on last summer’s nuclear agreement with Iran.</p> <p>Between January 2014 and July 2015, when the Obama administration was hammering out the final details of the nuclear accord, Iran was paid $700 million every month from funds that had previously been frozen by U.S. sanctions.</p>
  • The Catholic Church Doesn’t Really Care About Abortion

    08/16/2016 12:10:50 AM PDT · by Arthur McGowan · 34 replies
    The Christian Review ^ | 15 August 2016 | Deal Hudson
    Pro-life Catholics need to wake up and realize that most of the “officialdom” of the Catholic Church in the U.S. is already rolling out a national campaign that is virtually an arm of the Democratic Party. If you don’t believe me, start tracking the various conferences and forums being offered in your diocese, drill down to look at the host organization, the speakers, and their topics. Better yet, attend one and publicly voice your pro-life preferences and see what happens.
  • New York Post: FBI Agents Tell Us Lynch and Clinton Struck a Deal on That Plane

    ust one week before FBI Director James Comey announced the Bureau would not recommend charges be filed against former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for storing and transferring top secret, classified information on multiple private, unsecured email servers, Attorney General Loretta Lynch had a private meeting with former President Bill Clinton on her private jet in Phoenix. After being caught by a local reporter, Lynch claimed the email investigation wasn't discussed and that social topics like grandchildren and golf were the topics of the day. She said the same yesterday during congressional testimony. But according to a report from the...
  • Attorneys Intend to Ask for 'the Clinton Deal'

    07/06/2016 3:48:47 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    US News & World Report ^ | July 6, 2016 | Steven Nelson
    Will careless security-clearance holders get a pass? Time will tell. Attorneys for people who allegedly mishandled classified information say the outcome of the FBI’s investigation into Hillary Clinton could be good news for their clients. Though many see a double standard in FBI Director James Comey’s decision not to recommend charges against the former secretary of state who used a personal and unsecured email system for official business, others see possibilities. Mark Zaid, a defense attorney for national security whistleblowers and people accused of mishandling secrets, says he plans to ask for “the Clinton deal” in the future. And Zaid...
  • Flags Fly at Half-Staff to Honor Slain Student

    05/06/2016 9:00:37 AM PDT · by Leaning Right · 12 replies
    ABC News ^ | May 6, 2016 | the AP
    Flags are flying at half-staff outside state buildings and grounds in Georgia in memory of a student stabbed to death on the campus of Fort Valley State University. Former student Joseph Anthony Scott Jr. faces charges including murder in the Tuesday killing of 19-year-old freshman Donnell Phelps. Police say Scott was harassing and groping three young women near the school cafeteria, and Phelps came to their aid by trying to intervene.