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  • GOP heading for midterm wipeout as Blue Wave scenario gives Democrats 12-point generic ballot lead

    09/23/2018 8:47:37 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 169 replies
    CNBC ^ | 10-22-2018 | John Harwood
    The new NBC News-Wall Street Journal survey, taken six weeks before Americans head to the polls, shows Democrats leading Republicans by 52 percent to 40 percent for control of Congress. If it holds, that 12 percentage point margin would suggest a "blue wave" large enough to switch control of not just the House but also the Senate.
  • Sacha Baron Cohen’s ‘Who Is America?’ Debut Pratfalls In Ratings For Showtime

    07/17/2018 9:55:56 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 26 replies
    deadline.com ^ | July 17, 2018 8:06am | by Dominic Patten
    Oscar Wilde once quipped that “there is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about.” Having generated a lot of chatter recently, Sacha Baron Cohen and Showtime may take The Importance of Being Earnest author’s words as some cold comfort today. They may have to. Because, for all the hoopla around the debut of Cohen’s Who Is America? series, the 10 PM satire offering attracted a pretty meager viewership on July 15, at least on the small screen. Just 327,000 sets of eyeballs tuned in to the premium cabler on...
  • Officials: At least 95 million toll transactions still pending as part of SunPass upgrade

    06/27/2018 12:18:18 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 5 replies
    WFTV 9 ABC ^ | June 25, 2018 | Racquel Asa
    ORLANDO, Fla. - One state lawmaker isn’t ruling out the possibility of an investigation, while thousands of customers wait for tolls to start posting to their SunPass accounts.SunPass conducted a major upgrade earlier this month, and since June 1st, many drivers haven’t seen any charges yet. Officials had promised to post those toll charges gradually, so as not to overwhelm the system.This delay is already causing concern for some drivers—like Mark Hammonds, who we caught in between trips that often take him on the turnpike. “You’re at risk of not being reimbursed if you don’t file them timely,” he said. The state...
  • College’s Required Sex Ed Training Teaches Women Can Revoke Consent — The Next Day

    05/05/2018 1:29:15 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 37 replies
    Clash Daily ^ | 5/3/2018 | Doug Giles
    Hey guys, if you’ve both been drinking, don’t take her back to your place. Because the rules are different for you and her. Now you can add ‘prison record’ to pregnancy and disease as risks you take in the hookup culture. Waking up in bed with a stranger could lead to criminal charges. Well, for the guy, anyway. That’s because Feminism is awfully selective in which parts of the law they want to women to be equal under. One female student didn’t take her school’s mandatory (and sketchy) sexual training course and was threatened with ‘academic probation’. Here’s what she...
  • Oscars Ratings Crash and Burn, Again

    03/05/2018 12:07:23 PM PST · by Kaslin · 64 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 5, 2018 | Katie Pavlich
    In case you missed the Oscars last night, host Jimmy Kimmel predictably lectured the country about politics, harped on leftism, went after Fox News and repeatedly made terribly unfunny jokes about Vice President Mike Pence and President Donald Trump. “We don’t make films like ‘Call Me By Your Name’ for money. We make them to upset Mike Pence," Kimmel said.Ahead of the big show Sunday night, Kimmel made it known he would engage in activism from the stage but according to the numbers, it didn't pay off. From TheWrap:  Jimmy Kimmel’s return as Oscars host received an 18.9 rating in Nielsen’s overnight...
  • Apache helicopter pilots become the first active-duty same-sex couple to marry at West Point

    01/21/2018 10:16:05 AM PST · by ZagFan · 103 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 01-21-2018 | Forrest Hanson
    Two army captains exchanged vows at West Point in what is believed to be the first active-duty, same-sex marriage at the esteemed United States Military Academy. The couple, which will now go by the last name Franchino-Hall, enjoyed their first dance as married men to 'La Vie En Rose' by Edith Piaf.
  • House rejects Trump impeachment resolution after Dem Rep. Al Green forces vote

    12/06/2017 11:46:26 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 128 replies
    Fox News ^ | December 6,2017 | l Alex Pappas |
    The House of Representatives overwhelmingly rejected an attempt to impeach President Trump after a liberal Texas congressman forced a vote on his effort. Democratic Rep. Al Green, who has repeatedly called for the president's removal, introduced two articles of impeachment against Trump on Wednesday. But lawmakers immediately voted to effectively kill his resolution, with 364 voting to table it and 58 Democrats voting to move ahead. In a dramatic speech on the floor ahead of the vote, Green called Trump “unfit” for office and accused him of "high misdemeanors." The symbolic vote had been expected to fail in the Republican-controlled...
  • The Navy Is Changing Its Plans for its Dumbed-Down Zumwalts and Their Ammoless Guns

    12/06/2017 7:30:02 AM PST · by sukhoi-30mki · 77 replies
    The Drive ^ | DECEMBER 5, 2017 | JOSEPH TREVITHICK
    The future USS Michael Monsoor, set to become the U.S. Navy’s second stealthy Zumwalt-class destroyer, is underway for the first time for sea trials. The milestone comes as the service continues to reformulate the role of the ships, now saying they will be focused on attacking surface targets at sea, as well as on land, while the vessels' future seems as uncertain as ever in the face of continuing budget shortfalls and personnel problems. The second Zumwalt-class ship, also known as DDG-1001, sailed down the Kennebec River in Maine, on its way to the Altantic Ocean from Bath Iron Works...
  • McCain Asks for More Twitter Followers, Loses Them Instead.

    12/05/2017 12:39:23 PM PST · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | December 5, 2017 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Did you hear about poor John McCain? I don’t know why, because I don’t care enough to dig into why. All I know is that McCain req… (interruption) What? (interruption) I’m just… (interruption) He requested a… He wanted to get to three million followers on Twitter or Facebook. I don’t know why. Is that a crime, not knowing why? They’re telling me, “Be careful what you say.” I don’t know why he wants three million followers. It’s not the point. The point is when he requested it, many of the people following him dropped. They stopped following him. He...
  • Russian weather satellite fails to enter orbit after launch

    11/28/2017 8:04:24 PM PST · by oxcart · 13 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Nov 28, 2017 | DMITRI LOVETSKY
    VOSTOCHNY LAUNCH PAD, Russia (AP) -- A Russian weather satellite and nearly 20 micro-satellites from various nations failed to enter their designated orbits Tuesday following the launch from Russia's new cosmodrome, another blow to the nation's space program. Russia's Roscosmos space agency said it has failed to establish communications with the Meteor M 2-1 satellite that was launched atop a Soyuz-2 booster rocket Tuesday from Russia's new Vostochny launch pad in the Far East. The agency says it's trying to determine what happened.
  • NFL extends deal to play three more years in Mexico

    11/21/2017 6:54:01 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 29 replies
    LA SLIMES ^ | 11/19/17
    The NFL has extended its deal to play an annual game in Mexico for three more years. The league and the Ministry of Tourism announced Sunday an agreement to play a game each year from 2019-21.
  • Mesa, AZ Mayor Caught on Hot Mic Encouraging Jeff Flake to Run Against ‘Idiot’ Trump in 2020...

    11/18/2017 6:31:16 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 43 replies
    Politistick ^ | 11/17/17
    Outgoing establishment RINO Jeff Flake appeared in Mesa, Arizona — the city that in 2014 was rated the “most conservative big city in America,” on Friday to speak at a town hall event. But the real fireworks came after Flake spoke when he was caught on a hot mic in a conversation with Republican Mesa Mayor John Giles, who was encouraging Flake to run for the presidency in 2020 against “idiot” President Donald Trump “just for fun.”
  • Dolphins owner Steve Ross now wants players to stand for anthem...[he then LIES about Trump!]

    10/09/2017 1:38:55 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 25 replies
    Sun Sentinel ^ | 10/8/17 | Chris Perkins
    .....owner Steve Ross, who had three players — wide receiver Kenny Stills, safety Michael Thomas and tight end Julius Thomas — kneel during the national anthem prior to last week’s game said Sunday he wished they would stand for the anthem. The trio ended up standing in the tunnel during the anthem and running onto the field afterward. Coach Adam Gase implemented a policy Sunday requiring players to stand for the national anthem. Those who don’t wish to stand must stay in the locker room or in the tunnel. Ross, who spoke about 90 minutes before the Dolphins’ 16-10 victory...
  • Republicans tell democrats: 'We'll give you DACA if you fund Trumps border wall" (fail)

    Senior Congressional Republicans are willing to work with Democrats to keep a program allowing young people who came to America illegally with their parents to stay in the U.S. But Democrats will in return have to give President Donald Trump funding for his border wall. Early Tuesday Attorney General Jeff Sessions is expected to announce an end to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program that grants two-year U.S. work permits to 800,000 young illegal immigrants known as “Dreamers.”
  • "Now experts are calling #Harvey a once in 500 year flood! We have an all out effort ... going well!

    08/27/2017 6:34:30 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 87 replies
    Real Donald Trump twitter account ^ | August 27, 2017 | President Donald Trump
    Wow - Now experts are calling #Harvey a once in 500 year flood! We have an all out effort going, and going well!
  • Court chaos at hearing for Md. man accused in ‘nightmare’ killing of 3 girls

    08/21/2017 2:01:15 PM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 19 replies
    WTOP News [Washington DC] ^ | August 21, 2017 11:31 am | William Vitka | @vitkaWTOP
    A brawl nearly broke out at a bond hearing Monday between family members of a Maryland man accused of killing 3 young girls. (WTOP/John Domen) WASHINGTON — A bond hearing for a 25-year-old Maryland man accused in the “nightmare” slaying of his 6-year-old sister and two young cousins erupted into a near-brawl Monday between divided family members. Antonio Williams, of Clinton, is charged with first-degree murder in the girls’ stabbing deaths. Monday’s hearing in Prince George’s County was meant to determine his bail, if any — but that didn’t happen. Williams could be heard from outside the courtroom shouting for...
  • 3 government 'solutions' that have failed miserably

    08/12/2017 12:19:42 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 29 replies
    WND ^ | July 17, 2017 | Rita Dunaway
    In their passion to achieve a government-crafted utopia, the liberal/progressive movement often does more harm than good. This is because their tool of choice – the government – can only apply superficial solutions that come with harmful side effects. Efforts to correct “income inequality” and “fight poverty” through government entitlement programs are a prime example. As columnist George Will recently asked and answered, “[W]hat if large causes of poverty are not matters of material distribution but are behavioral – bad choices and the cultures that produce them? If so, policymakers must rethink their confidence in social salvation through economic abundance.”...
  • GOP fears political fallout after health care ‘epic fail’

    07/30/2017 3:15:16 AM PDT · by Libloather · 50 replies
    AP News ^ | 7/30/17 | STEVE PEOPLES, THOMAS BEAUMONT
    NEW YORK (AP) — Weary Republicans in Washington may be ready to move on from health care, but conservatives across the United States are warning the GOP-led Congress not to abandon its pledge to repeal the Obama-era health law — or risk a political nightmare in next year’s elections. The Senate’s failure this past week to pass repeal legislation has outraged the Republican base and triggered a new wave of fear. The stunning collapse has exposed a party so paralyzed by ideological division that it could not deliver on its top campaign pledge. After devoting months to the debate and...
  • Barack Obama Plans Return to Campaign Trail to Save Democrats

    06/23/2017 10:13:46 AM PDT · by bar sin·is·ter · 74 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 6/23/2017 | CHARLIE SPIERING
    Former President Barack Obama will return to the campaign trail this fall in an effort to stem a series of Democratic electoral losses, according to a report in the HuffPost. Obama is expected to campaign for Virginia Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam, a rare decision for a former president. The decision shows that Democrats appear helpless without Obama, hoping that he will help them recapture the magic.
  • Wealthy California Liberals Fail To Buy An Election In Georgia

    06/21/2017 5:25:16 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 60 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 06/20/17 | Phillip Stucky
    Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff lost the Georgia special election Tuesday despite the fact that his campaign received unprecedented funding from the deeply liberal state of California. The young Democrat received 8.9 times as many many donors from California than from any other state in the union, including all of the totals from Georgia itself. The failed Democrat received 7,218 private donations from California residents. He benefitted from only 808 donations from inside of Georgia’s sixth congressional district. Hollywood insiders like Chelsea Handler and Georgia Takei donated to Ossoff’s campaign, and other celebrities like Jane Fonda, Sam Waterston, and Kyra Sedgwick...