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  • REPORT: Democrat Darling in Georgia House Special Election Runs Company That Funds Human Smuggling

    04/24/2017 3:53:22 PM PDT · by HarleyLady27 · 39 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | April 24, 2017 | Cristina Laila
    Democrat Congressional Candidate and Georgia darling, Jon Ossoff paid human smugglers operating across Europe approximately $2,000. Everyday we learn more and more about this young Democrat who was foisted onto Georgians by outside money. We also just reported that Ossoff didn’t vote in the 2012 election. He claims he couldn’t vote because he was abroad. Yeah ok, makes sense! Someone who was involved in human smuggling shouldn’t be able to run for office, but since he’s a Democrat, this will probably get swept under the rug.
  • Communist Surges in French Election [semi-satire]

    04/21/2017 4:53:31 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 4 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 23 Apr 2017 | John Semmens
    Jean-Luc Mélenchon, the joint candidate of the French Communist Party and the Unbowed France political movement, is surging in the polls following his pledge to "raise taxes on the rich to 100% and gut the goose that lays the golden eggs for the benefit of the working class." "The idea that anyone has the right to withhold anything from the people and their representative, the state, is a pernicious doctrine we must exterminate," Mélenchon said. "For too long progressives have held back from this obvious truth and solution to society's problems. When everything is thrown into the common pot and...
  • OMB Director Mick Mulvaney Discusses The Pending Economic Policy Confrontation…

    04/21/2017 4:12:45 PM PDT · by HarleyLady27 · 27 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | April 21, 2017 | Sundance
    Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney appears on Bloomberg News to discuss the seismic, epic, thundershock confrontational clash that is about to take place between the Trump administration and the DC UniParty. There are no adjectives capable of describing the scope and immeasurable scale of the battle that is about to transpire between the White House and the Democrat/Republican UniParty. MONEY is where every entity within the full-swamp goes nuclear against President Trump and the administration. Despite all prior discussions toward this end, it is doubtful that more than one-in-a-million people can fully grasp the dynamic at play....
  • EU Demands UK Pay Turkey for Migrants and All Brexit-Related Costs in Euros

    04/21/2017 11:18:43 AM PDT · by HarleyLady27 · 46 replies
    Breitbart ^ | April 21, 2017 | Liam Deacon
    The European Commission is plotting to force the UK into paying even more for Brexit, burdening Britain with all related divorce costs and risks, according to draft negotiating directives. The potentially huge bill must also be paid in euros rather than pounds, the European Union’s (EU) unelected executive arm said, meaning the UK will bear all the currency risk. The list of demands sees little room for compromise; it includes the costs of relocating any EU institution and the UK’s share of a massive aid package given to Turkey in return for easing the migrant crisis.
  • Market Analyst Who Called Trump Victory Sees Le Pen Winning in France

    04/21/2017 10:06:38 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 21, 2017
    A financial analyst who correctly forecasted the election of President Donald Trump now believes far-right candidate Marine Le Pen will emerge victorious in France. "Le Pen's momentum is a slow-moving reaction against the men of Davos -- as we have seen with Brexit and Trump -- but markets don’t want to believe it," Charles Gave told Bloomberg News. Gave, founder of Hong-Kong based GaveKal Research, cautioned investors that the financial markets are underestimating the likelihood of Le Pen winning. France will hold its first round of elections on Sunday, followed by a runoff between the top two vote-getters on May...
  • Mattis: North Korea’s nuke threats are empty

    04/21/2017 8:27:37 AM PDT · by HarleyLady27 · 38 replies
    New York Post/ ^ | April 21, 2017 | Reuters/
    TEL AVIV – U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Friday North Korea’s recent statements were provocative but had proven to be hollow in the past and should not be trusted. “As far as North Korea’s latest words (are concerned), I think we’ve all come to hear their words repeatedly, their word has not proven honest,” Mattis told a news conference in Tel Aviv. On Thursday the official newspaper of North Korea’s ruling Workers’ Party, Rodong Sinmun, threatened the United States with a “super-mighty preemptive strike” that it said would wipe out “not only the U.S. imperialists’ invasion forces in...
  • Do Close Special Elections Mean Republicans Are in Trouble?

    04/21/2017 7:31:44 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 79 replies
    National Review ^ | 04/21/2017 | Michael Barone
    What to make of the results of the first two of this spring’s special House elections? Start off by putting them in perspective. They pose a challenge to both political parties, but especially to Republicans, who have been used to an unusually stable partisan alignment, an alignment that has become scrambled by Donald Trump. Those of us who can remember the 1964–84 years have seen much greater partisan churning. Almost half of the congressional districts that voted for Richard Nixon in 1972 elected Democratic congressmen. Some 191 districts split tickets. In 2012, that number was down to 26, the...
  • Le Pen's Very Narrow Path

    04/21/2017 5:23:14 AM PDT · by Jack Black · 21 replies
    Cascade Free Zone ^ | 4/21/2017 | xeroxero
    The two phase French election system dooms Marine Le Pen, just like it doomed her father, Jean-Marie Le Pen in 2002. Their are five main parties contending, the top four are getting roughly 19-23% each, and only the top two finishers will go to the second round runoff. * Leading at 23.8% the so called “Centrist”, Marcon, who was the protege of the current President, Hollande, who is a Socialist. For various reasons Marcon is running as an independent, but in France “Centrist” means “Socialist”, and that’s not Obama style Socialism, that’s “let’s nationalize the 100 biggest companies in France”...
  • The Left's Ultimate Plan Revealed

    04/20/2017 2:13:47 PM PDT · by Lera · 32 replies
    Front Page Mag ^ | April 20, 2017 | Jack Kerwick
    Thanks to a hoax pulled on the Huffington Post. For a distillation of the contemporary left’s worldview, one needn’t look any further than a blog post that was recently published at the Huffington Post: “Could it Be Time to Deny White Men the Franchise?” At least one could have turned to this post—until HuffPo took it down. But we’ll get to that shortly. The author, a person going by the name of “Shelley Garland,” a self-declared South African and graduate student in philosophy, argued that it is morally necessary to temporarily deny the franchise to white men. Moreover, at least...
  • Obama Tries to Influence French Elections, The Exact Accusation Hurled By Democrats Against Putin…

    04/20/2017 3:40:12 PM PDT · by HarleyLady27 · 40 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | April 20, 2017 | Sundance
    The example today of President Obama stepping in to influence the French election stands as a direct highlight upon the hypocrisy of left-wing progressives (Marxists). Against a predictable strategy, French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron is promoting a phone call today from former President Obama (Audio Embed Below). Under ObamaÂ’s leadership the U.S. State Department has a long history of working to influence elections in France. Additionally, as we shared from research into the Ambassador Rivkin Project the left-wing U.S. globalists have considered France to be the fulcrum for their global intentions toward the larger EU. â—¾Facebook Blocks Le Pen Supporters...
  • WV SOS office removes more than 47,000 names from voter rolls this year

    04/19/2017 5:52:47 PM PDT · by buckalfa · 11 replies
    WV Metro News ^ | April 18 , 2017 | Carrie Hodousek
    CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Secretary of State Mac Warner is working with all 55 county clerks to clean up voter rolls in the Mountain State. The office has removed 47,490 names off the lists since Warner took office in mid-January. “There are a lot of people who have moved, changed names, gotten married, deceased — there are a number of reasons why these files have extra names on there,” Warner explained on Tuesday’s MetroNews “Talkline.” Of the total removed names, 1,170 were convicted felons who lost their right to vote upon conviction. West Virginia had at least three counties that had...
  • A Reflective Perspective on Jason Chaffetz Announcement To Leave Congress…

    04/19/2017 1:13:24 PM PDT · by HarleyLady27 · 29 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | April 19, 2017 | Sundance
    The time-frame was 2011 – the Tea Party had just crushed a republican Utah senator named Bob Bennett a year earlier. Massive push-back against growth of government including TARP, Auto Bailouts and now ObamaCare was fueling the grassroots movement; the Professional Republican Party hierarchy, the GOPe, was furious; the Tea Party represented a risk to the establishment republican authority. GOPe corrupt Senate leadership (McConnell, Portman, Cornyn, Corker, Blunt, Burr, Crapo et al) were assembling all resources to kill the Tea Party uprising. They reached out to like-minded colleague John Boehner, Speaker of the House for support. Hatch must be protected...
  • Let's Get Real: The Democrats Didn’t even win a Moral Victory in Georgia

    04/19/2017 6:40:24 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 83 replies
    National Review ^ | 04/19/2017 | Jeremy Carl
    I don’t want to sound like the Baghdad Bob of the 2018 election cycle, but the special election in Georgia’s 6th congressional district was yet another reminder that despite the mainstream media’s relentless narrative attempting to turn the early days of the Trump administration into a story of GOP rout, reality has stubbornly refused to cooperate with them. Don’t get me wrong—the GOP is absolutely facing headwinds in 2018. And there’s a lot of political ground left to cover in November. I’d certainly rather be in a position of winning districts by increasing margins rather than decreasing ones. Could the...
  • Equipment stolen days before special election; Sec. of State: 'Unacceptable'

    04/18/2017 8:45:27 AM PDT · by NCjim · 81 replies
    WSB TV ^ | April 18, 2017
    COBB COUNTY, Ga. - Channel 2 Action News has learned that critical voting machines were stolen just days before polls will open for a special election. State officials are investigating after equipment was taken from a Cobb County precinct manager’s vehicle. According to Secretary of State Brian Kemp, the equipment was stolen on Saturday evening while the vehicle was parked at the Kroger on Canton Road. Kemp’s office says Cobb County Elections waited two days to tell his office about the theft of the machines.
  • Nevada Sec. State: DMV Instructed Employees To Register Non-Citizens To Vote

    04/18/2017 8:13:20 AM PDT · by kevcol · 67 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | April 17, 2017 | Kerry Picket
    “It has come to our attention that when offering voter registration opportunities to customers, DMV’s employees offer voter registration materials to DMV customers whom they know to be non-citizens based upon their presentation of a Green Card for identification purposes,” Cegavske wrote. “More specifically, it is our understanding that some DMV employees have been instructed to accept registration materials from all customers, including those who present a Green Card for identification purposes…This practice must cease immediately.
  • French intelligence foils 'imminent' terror attack five days before presidential elections

    04/18/2017 4:41:56 AM PDT · by Lonely Bull · 5 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 18 April 2017 | Henry Samuel
    Two men have been arrested in Marseille, southern France, on suspicion off planning an "imminent" terror attack just five days before presidential elections. The two suspects, aged 23 and 29, were arrested on Tuesday morning by intelligence agents and elite anti-terror police in Marseille's 3rd arrondissement. --SNIP-- The police source said the two men appeared to have turned to radical Islam during a term in prison. A search of a rented apartment was underway.
  • The White House Celebrates Easter 2017…

    04/17/2017 10:50:04 AM PDT · by HarleyLady27 · 40 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | April 17, 2017 | Sundance
    The President Trump first family celebrate Easter at the White House with the annual Easter Egg Roll festivities: (videos)
  • TRUMP SUPPORTERS FIGHT BACK BEAT ANTIFA THUGS Then Chase Them Down the Street in Berkeley (VIDEO

    04/15/2017 5:29:10 PM PDT · by HarleyLady27 · 198 replies
    .thegatewaypundit.com ^ | April 15, 2017 | Jim Hoft
    Supporters of President Trump held a rally today in Berkeley, California. Hundreds of far left Antifa thugs turned out to disrupt the protest and beat heads. The police were no where in sight. The police were no where to be seen when hundreds of Antifa thugs interrupted the pro-Trump rally.
  • French election farce: Polling card blunder means 500,000 people could vote TWICE

    04/15/2017 5:13:25 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 31 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 04/15/2017 | By ROD ARDEHALI FOR MAILONLINE
    French election farce: Polling card blunder means 500,000 people could vote TWICE and could spell peril for Marine Le Pen The first round of the French general election takes place April 23 A computer error meant 500,000 duplicate ballot cards were sent to votersMarine Le Pen's hopes may have been dashed by overseas voters using bothA large French community in London reliant on EU laws could boost MacronAuthorities say they would not be investigating potential vote fraud until after Marine Le Pen's general election hopes could be in peril after it was revealed 500,000 voters outside of France were...
  • Trump takes route to Mar-a-Lago that misses Tax March protesters

    04/15/2017 1:08:18 PM PDT · by HarleyLady27 · 16 replies
    The Hill ^ | April 15, 2017 | Brooke Seipel
    President Trump on Saturday reportedly took a longer route than usual on his way back to his Mar-a-Lago resort in what reporters said appeared to be an attempt to avoid large crowds of Tax March protesters. According to pool reports, Trump's motorcade made a long loop to get back to Mar-a-Lago after leaving Trump International Golf Club around 1:30 p.m. Meanwhile, reporters traveling separately in press vans that continued on the shorter route back to the luxury resort immediately encountered "hundreds of protesters" demanding the president release his tax returns. One White House reporter tweeted a video of the route...