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  • Pelosi to visit border, tour migrant children shelters in San Diego

    06/18/2018 2:42:58 AM PDT · by Libloather · 2 replies
    SAN DIEGO — U.S. House Minority leader Nancy Pelosi will be in San Diego Monday to visit the U.S.-Mexico border in San Ysidro, and to tour a facility housing undocumented immigrant children who have been separated from their families or who arrived in the country unaccompanied. Pelosi is travelling with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and other members of Congress. **SNIP** As a result of enforcing that policy, families who cross illegally have been separated from their children, because those accompanying the children are put into the criminal justice system.
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Robert F. Stryker ~ 18 June 2018

    06/17/2018 5:01:49 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 51 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | StarCMC & The Canteen Crew
    For the freedom you enjoyed yesterday... Thank the Veterans who served in The United States Armed Forces. Looking forward to tomorrow's freedom? Support The United States Armed Forces Today! ~ Hall of Heroes ~ Robert F. Stryker Info from here.             Robert F. Stryker (November 9, 1944-November 7, 1967) was a United States Army soldier received the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Vietnam War.  He is buried in Pine Hill Cemetery Throop, New York.  The Army Stryker vehicle is named in his and PFC Stuart S. Stryker's honor. Rank and organization: Specialist Four,...
  • London: Woman shouts 'I want to kill all you Jews'

    06/17/2018 3:11:12 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 40 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 18/6/18 | Ben Ariel
    A female suspect was arrested on Sunday after she ran after children with a knife while shouting “I want to kill all you Jews” in the Haringey area of London. The suspect was arrested ...
  • Trump To Meet With Putin In July

    06/17/2018 8:59:26 AM PDT · by bitt · 11 replies
    Big League Politics ^ | 6/16/2018 | Haley Kennington
    Share Tweet Just days after a historic meeting in Singapore with North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un, President Donald Trump is setting his sights on Russia. Friday morning, President Trump took a stroll on the front lawn of the White House, stopping for an impromptu interview with Steve Doocy from Fox & Friends-marking the first time any American president has held an unannounced and unexpected meeting with the press on the grounds of the White House. During the half-hour long interview with Doocy, President Trump discussed the possibility of meeting with Putin, “ We may, and it started because...
  • 'That's Nonsense': Bongino Slams Obama for Denying Early Knowledge of HRC Email Server

    06/16/2018 2:43:01 PM PDT · by george76 · 29 replies
    Fox News ^ | 6/16/2018
    Dan Bongino slammed former resident Barack Obama for past comments he made denying early knowledge of Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server. ... Obama said in a 2015 interview with CBS News that he first learned of Clinton's use of the private server "at the same time everybody else learned it through news reports." "That's nonsense," Bongino said Saturday on "Fox & Friends." "Obama's clearly not telling the truth here." ... According to Horowitz's report, Obama was one of only a few people who had "direct contact" with Clinton through her private email account. "FBI analysts and Prosecutor...
  • Congress’ Threats Lack Teeth And DOJ Knows It

    06/17/2018 8:12:01 AM PDT · by bitt · 61 replies
    Big League Politics ^ | 6/16/2018 | Larry Schweikart
    In the war over documents between the House and Senate committees investigating the FBI and other intelligence abuses and the FBI/Department of Justice, you might wonder why Congress keeps whining. After all, they say “We asked for these documents a year ago and still don’t have them!” “Why weren’t these sections included in what we requested?” And so on. You have probably heard that Congress has “oversight” powers over these executive departments and agencies. In a sense that’s true, although there was no Federal Bureau of Investigation in 1789. Indeed, there is no Department of Justice mentioned in the Constitution...
  • GOP fears midterms backlash from breaking up families at the border (fake)

    06/17/2018 6:42:16 AM PDT · by Libloather · 71 replies
    NBC News ^ | 6/16/18 | Leigh Ann Caldwell
    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's policy of taking immigrant children from their parents at the southern border may have been designed to push Democrats to the negotiating table in Congress — but it could end up costing Republican lawmakers. "Democrats can fix their forced family breakup at the Border by working with Republicans on new legislation, for a change!" Trump wrote on Twitter Saturday. "This is why we need more Republicans elected in November." But the policy, which has separated some 2,000 children from their parents in just six weeks, could have the opposite effect as anxious Republican lawmakers fear...
  • Illinois Morgue Smells, Prompting Calls for Upgrades

    06/17/2018 3:24:00 AM PDT · by Libloather · 16 replies
    NBC Chicago ^ | 6/15/18
    The odor of decomposing bodies has renewed calls to replace a county morgue in northern Illinois. The Daily Herald reports the Kane County morgue only has room for two bodies in its freezer. The facility has seen a sudden influx of decomposing bodies over the past few weeks. Officials have been storing the bodies in coolers, which doesn't completely mask the smell. Employees in neighboring buildings have started to complain.
  • O'Reilly: The Smoking Gun Revealed In Inspector General Report, What It Means For James Comey And..

    06/16/2018 9:30:39 PM PDT · by bitt · 42 replies
    realclearpolitics.com ^ | june 14, 2018 | bill o'reilly
    BILL O'REILLY: Well the report is out and there is a smoking gun. There is a smoking gun in the inspector general's report from the Justice Department. Michael Horowitz put out 500 pages, 499 of those pages are open to interpretation, one page is not, one page is a smoking gun. Now, you're going to hear if you watch television news or read the Internet the dispatches, an incredible amount of garbage. You're going to be lied to, you're going to be insulted, your intelligence is going to be insulted, all of that is going to happen in the next...
  • Judge: Councilors can be held liable in Confederate statue lawsuit

    06/16/2018 8:21:25 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 10 replies
    The Daily Progress ^ | June 14, 2018 | Daily Progress Staff
    The city councilors who voted for the removal of Charlottesville's two Confederate monuments may be liable for damages and legal fees if the court ultimately rules in favor of the plaintiffs in the case, according to a written opinion signed Thursday by Charlottesville Circuit Judge Richard E. Moore. In a news release, The Monument Fund, a group involved in the lawsuit against the city, announced that the court had sent the parties a letter explaining its opinion on whether the councilors are entitled to immunity. “There may still be some questions, even if defendants are not immune, as to what...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Happy Father's Day!! ~ 17 June 2018

    06/16/2018 4:58:45 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 87 replies
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    Happy Father's Day!!
  • Southern Baptists Call Off the Culture War

    06/16/2018 4:56:13 PM PDT · by Salman · 75 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | 6-16-2018 | Jonathan Merritt
    America’s largest Protestant group moves to cut ties with the Republican Party and re-engage with mainstream culture. It was immediately clear that change was afoot in Dallas. I’ve attended the annual gatherings of the Southern Baptist Convention dozens of times, but walking around the convention center this week, I was struck by how unfamiliar it all felt. When I was a child, the convention hall was a sea of silver combovers and smelled of denture paste. While the older, more traditionalist crowd was still present in Dallas, the younger, fresh-faced attendees now predominated. “The generational shift happening in the SBC...
  • Muslim protester who hit police officer with stick at Tommy Robinson rally in Hyde Park spared jail

    06/16/2018 3:39:36 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 31 replies
    The Sun ^ | 16/6/18 | Ellie Cambridge
    Omar Mohamad travelled from Reading to march against the EDL leader and left Sergeant Guy Rooney with a severely bruised face. The 62-year-old joined the Hyde Park event led by the controversial leader with a group of men. During the rally he scuffled with the officer and struck him with a walking stick. Sergeant Rooney suffered from post traumatic stress and his bruising was so bad his children wouldn't walk to school with him. Passing a 26 week suspended sentence, District Judge Richard Blake said the rally was held "to express views that were adverse to the Muslim community in...
  • FLASHBACK: Mexican kids held for months as punishment for border-crossing (2015 article)

    06/16/2018 1:14:21 PM PDT · by Republican Wildcat · 17 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | March 11, 2015 | Joshua Partlow
    LAREDO, Tex. — Last spring, as Central American children flooded into Texas in a way he had never seen in his three-decade career, Border Patrol agent Robert Harris decided to experiment. His intelligence analysts estimated that 78 percent of the guides smuggling other migrants were Mexicans younger than 18 — teenagers often hired or conscripted by drug cartels that knew they would not be prosecuted if caught — and he wanted to attack this loophole. “Why don’t we remove these juveniles from the smuggling cycle?” Harris, the outgoing commander of the Laredo sector of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, recalled...
  • Italy refuses port to NGOs rescuing migrants

    06/16/2018 10:58:24 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 35 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 16/6/18
    Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini on Saturday added foreign-funded NGOs to those banned from docking in Italy's ports. "Italy no longer wants to be an accomplice in the business of illegal immigration," ...
  • Peter Strzok denies throwing 'cocktail party' for judge on surveillance court

    06/15/2018 7:54:11 AM PDT · by deplorableindc · 27 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | June 15, 2018
    Senior FBI official Peter Strzok says he didn't arrange a cocktail party with a federal judge who serves on the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, despite telling his mistress in a text message that he would. Strzok suggested a "cocktail party" with U.S. District Judge Rudolph Contreras in a July 25, 2016, message to FBI attorney Lisa Page. Days later, on July 31, Strzok opened the FBI's probe of possible Trump campaign collusion with Russia. Strzok told the Justice Department inspector general's office that his messages regarding the judge dealt with no particular case and that the social gathering didn't happen,...
  • Traveling All 50 States, Mowing Lawns For Elderly, Disabled, Single Moms And Vets For Free

    06/16/2018 2:24:39 AM PDT · by Libloather · 14 replies
    CBS Local ^ | 6/15/18
    ATLANTA (CBS/CNN) — One good deed is turning into many, many more and a surreal US tour. **SNIP** This inspired him to start the Raising Men Lawn Care Service, a foundation that not only mows lawns for those in need but also works to inspire young men and women to make a difference. **SNIP** To defray the cost of his expenses, Smith said he’s funded by donations, including those by lawnmower companies that donate equipment. He takes submissions to decide what lawns he’ll mow, both on his website and on social media. He said it’s important to teach kids about...
  • IG Report: FBI Lawyer #1 Tashina Gauhar and The Huma/Weiner Laptop Issues…

    06/15/2018 6:44:45 PM PDT · by bitt · 30 replies
    CONSERVATIVE TREEHOUSE ^ | 6/15/2018 | SUNDANCE
    One of the information issues with the IG report is that it’s written entirely from an insiders perspective. Therefore without an understanding of how divisions within Main Justice related to the discussed activity within FBI main DC offices it can be very confusing to understand. The ‘insider narration’ makes it difficult to see what happened with the Huma Abedin and Anthony Weiner laptop; and how the Clinton emails were discovered. However, because the issue is so important the IG report spends three chapters on this time-frame between September 28th and October 29th, 2016; and ultimately the next day, Oct. 30th,...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Tunes For Our Troops: Happy Father's Day ~ 16 June 2018

    06/15/2018 6:04:58 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 166 replies
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  • Vital information on DACA recipients missing from government database

    06/15/2018 12:12:27 PM PDT · by bitt · 9 replies
    conservative review ^ | 6/14/2018 | Daniel Horowitz
    We were told that it would be better if illegal immigrants were drawn out of the shadows and documented. Therefore, an American president illegally amnestied many without the consent of the people’s representatives, something that even King George couldn’t do without parliament. Yet one look at new government data provided to Rep. Steve King and shared exclusively with Conservative Review shows that, six years into the illegal amnesty, we still know very little about the amnestied population. What we do know paints a disturbing picture of our government placing the desire for legalization at all costs ahead of its own...