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  • Trump has made 'our rockets' visit' to U.S. mainland inevitable, North Korean foreign minister says

    09/23/2017 1:25:08 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 80 replies
    The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation ^ | September 23, 2017 | Reuters
    North Korea said on Saturday that firing its rockets at the U.S. mainland was "inevitable" after U.S. President Donald Trump called Pyongyang's leader "rocket man," in a further escalation of rhetoric between the two leaders. North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho's remarks before the United Nations General Assembly came hours after U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers escorted by fighter jets flew in international airspace over waters east of North Korea, in a show of force the Pentagon said demonstrated the range of military options available to Trump. "Through such a prolonged and arduous struggle, now we are finally...
  • VANITY: Who says their bombs have got to be delivered on missiles?

    08/10/2017 4:39:45 PM PDT · by OKSooner · 50 replies
    Vanity ^ | 8-10-2017 | Vanity
    Why couldn't they sneak one or several into various shipping containers bound for various ports in the US and elsewhere?
  • Donald Trump would be honored to meet Kim Jong Un

    05/01/2017 10:53:36 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 56 replies
    President Trump said he would be honored to meet with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un amid heightened tensions over the rogue regimes nuclear weapons program, a new report said Monday. If it would be appropriate for me to meet with him, I would absolutely, I would be honored to do it, Trump said in an interview with Bloomberg News. If its under the, again, under the right circumstances. But I would do that. North Korea has become the most urgent national security threat and foreign policy issue facing Trump as his first 100 days in office passed. Kims regime...
  • Let's stop calling North Korea 'crazy' and understand their motives

    04/13/2017 2:41:24 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 34 replies
    Like his predecessors, Donald J Trump is trying to figure out how to handle North Koreas provocations the country may be preparing for its sixth nuclear test and how to compel China to help constrain Pyongyangs nuclear ambitions. On Sunday, the Pentagon deployed a strike group moving towards the western Pacific, because it is prudent to have the ships near North Korea, said national security adviser HR McMaster. In response, on Tuesday North Koreas state media threatened that they could hit the US first, adding that pre-emptive strikes are not the exclusive right of the United States. By...
  • Santa Fat-Shames Boy By Saying Lay Off The Hamburgers And French Fries

    12/07/2016 10:12:50 PM PST · by Timpanagos1 · 39 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | 12/7/16 | David Moye
    What was supposed to be a happy visit with Santa left a bad taste in the mouth of a 9-year-old boy in North Carolina. Thats because the jolly old fat man reportedly shamed the child by telling him to lay off the hamburgers and french fries, local station WLOS TV reports. On Saturday, Anthony Mayse of Rutherfordton went to a Christmas event in nearby Forest City. The family enjoyed a carriage ride and ice skating before ending the night with a visit to Santa.
  • Media wont tell you this but; Trump is at or near the MOE for nine states lost by Romney

    09/26/2016 10:16:15 AM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 29 replies
    vanity | Sept. 26, 2016 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    By now, except in the Hillary Clinton propaganda mills, it is pretty well established that Donald Trump is going to get at least 20% of the Black vote and Clinton cannot break 75% with African Americans. This is a full 15 points below the bare minimum she needs to have a chance to win in November. Nevertheless, the crafty Goebbelsesque media presents this and other horse races within this election as one requiring Trump to get 51% or be defeated. This same twisting of the truth would produce a headline saying Trump down in 8 of 9 important states, which...
  • Michael Moore: Lawmakers against an assault weapons ban should be 'removed'

    06/15/2016 3:42:36 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 62 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 6-15-16 | Daniel Caitin
    Michael Moore is calling for the removal of any members of Congress who do not support a bill to ban all assault weapons, following the Sunday morning mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla., that left 49 dead. "Any member of Congress who hasn't announced support for a bill to ban all assault weapons by Friday should be removed from Congress," the Academy Award-winning documentary filmmaker tweeted Tuesday evening. Democrats have in the past called for renewing a federal ban on assault weapons following mass shootings.
  • Trying to Rid the World of 'Fat Axl'

    06/08/2016 2:47:53 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 55 replies
    CNN ^ | Wed June 8, 2016 | Lisa Respers France
    Welcome to the meme jungle Axl Rose. A less than flattering photo of the Guns N' Roses front man is being used for a series of mean memes, and now the singer is reportedly trying to get the image scrubbed from the internet. According to the Washington Post, a batch of DMCA copyright notices were filed on behalf of Rose and sent to Google requesting the removal of the photo that sparked the "Fat Axl" memes because of copyright infringement. The memes change the lyrics to Guns N Roses songs to poke fun at the picture of Rose, who is...
  • A Year In The Fabulous Life Of Kim Jong-Un, In Pictures

    12/31/2015 5:59:54 PM PST · by dynachrome · 22 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 12-31-15 | Tyler Durden
    Kim Jong Un provides field guidance to the Wonsan Baby Home and Orphanage in the run-up to a ceremony for their completion, in this photo released June 2, 2015. Kim Jong Un attends the 3rd Meeting of Activists in Fisheries under the Korean People's Army (KPA) in this photo released December 29, 2015.
  • Michael Moore: Trump ‘absolutely’ winning the GOP nomination

    12/27/2015 9:24:02 AM PST · by Signalman · 35 replies
    The Hill ^ | 12/23/2015 | Mark Hensch
    Filmmaker Michael Moore has no doubt that Donald Trump will become the GOP’s 2016 presidential nominee. “Donald Trump is absolutely going to be the Republican candidate for president of the United States,” he said, according to Business Insider. “It’s gone from being a joke to becoming a serious reality,” Moore added. "Also, I think people are feeling more and more that we’ve moved back into a darker time.” Moore then admitted that he is concerned about rallying the Democratic voter turnout necessary to defeat Trump next year. “His numbers are high because they are polling Republican voters, or likely Republican...
  • Christie: 'Put Me in "the Ring" Against Vladimir Putin'

    10/12/2015 9:10:13 PM PDT · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 52 replies
    <p>Christie said that Russian President Vladimir Putin is "swinging above his weight" because his country's economy is in the tank, and the only American he can actually knock out is Obama.</p> <p>"Put me in the ring against Vladimir Putin, well do just fine."</p>
  • CNN amends GOP debate criteria

    09/01/2015 3:13:59 PM PDT · by maggief · 55 replies
    CNN ^ | September 1, 2015 | Mark Preston
    Washington (CNN) CNN is amending the criteria for its Republican presidential debate on September 16, possibly opening the door for Carly Fiorina to join the other top-tier candidates on the stage. The cause: a lack of national public polling following the August 6 debate has so far provided only three new polls to determine the lineup for the Reagan Presidential Debate, according to a CNN statement. As a result, CNN reevaluated its criteria and decided to add a provision that better reflects the state of the race since the first Republican presidential debate in August, the network announced Tuesday. Now,...
  • Christie to raise money for GOP in Texas (huh?)

    09/03/2013 2:56:52 PM PDT · by markomalley · 18 replies
    AP ^ | 9/3/2013
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is helping the Republican National Committee with a series of Texas fundraisers next week as he seeks a second term in his home state. Christie is headlining three fundraisers in Texas for the RNC on Sept. 9. Organizers say the events include a breakfast in Dallas, a luncheon in San Antonio and a reception in Houston.
  • Chris Christie vs. Rand Paul and the Facts

    08/06/2013 2:36:46 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 2 replies
    Fact Check ^ | 08/06/2013
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie conflated statistics when he claimed Sen. Rand Paul’s “pork-barrel spending” is the reason Kentucky receives more federal funds than New Jersey for every tax dollar it sends to Washington. The figures cited by Christie are affected very little by pork-barrel spending.Moreover, Senate Republicans have imposed a voluntary ban on earmarks — otherwise known as pork-barrel spending — since the Kentucky senator took office in 2011. So Paul hasn’t brought any of the traditional pork-barrel spending to Kentucky.Paul also added some confusion to the issue when he seemed to suggest that Kentucky’s ratio was the...
  • (Pontifex Maximus ... NOT!) Kim Jong Un Building 'Mini World' with Replica Big Ben & Eiffel Tower

    04/29/2013 6:53:49 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 19 replies
    New York Post ^ | April 29, 2013 | THE SUN
    Kim Jong Un building 'mini world' with replica Big Ben and Eiffel Tower Chubby tyrant Kim Jong Un is building a miniature world in North Korea with a replica of London's Big Ben at its heart. The dictator is set to open the theme park in capital Pyongyang and has included the iconic clock tower. The new attraction, which opens this year, will also boast a copy of Paris Eiffel Tower. The secretive state famously doesnt allow its citizens to leave the country so it appears Jong Un has decided to bring the world to his people....
  • Chris Christie seriously considering run for president in 2012

    09/29/2011 6:46:23 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 194 replies
    nj.com ^ | 09.29.11 8:59pm
    Gov. Chris Christie is seriously rethinking his months of denials and may launch a campaign for the White House after all, a source close to the governor said tonight. In the last week, Christie has been swayed away from his earlier refusals to run by an aggressive draft effort from a cadre of Republicans and donors unhappy with the GOP field, said the source, who was not authorized to speak publicly and requested anonymity.
  • Barack Obama joined Muslim prayers at school, teacher says

    11/07/2010 2:39:07 PM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 57 replies
    The Times ^ | November 08, 2010 | Anne Barrowclough
    AS a schoolboy in Jakarta, Barack Obama attended Muslim prayer sessions with his classmates against the wishes of his mother. The US President's former grade three teacher said that Mr Obama - who was known as "Barry" when he attended the Menteng One school in Jakarta - studied the Koran and went to classes on Islam, despite the objections of Anne Dunham, a Roman Catholic. The teacher's recollections will add to speculation about Mr Obama's links to Islam during his much-anticipated visit to Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim nation, as part of his ten-day tour of Asia. His middle...
  • Howie Carr thread week of Feb 1, 2009

    02/01/2009 4:34:47 AM PST · by raccoonradio · 31 replies · 1,859+ views
    howiecarr.com ^ | 02/01/09 | raccoonradio
    Howie thread starting with his Sunday Herald column
  • Howie Carr thread week of Jan. 4, 2009

    01/04/2009 5:41:30 AM PST · by raccoonradio · 27 replies · 1,550+ views
    howiecarr.com ^ | 01/04/09 | raccoonradio
    Howie thread starting with his Sunday Herald column. By the way starting tomorrow, the Felon, Tom Finneran loses a half hour of his show--or technically an hour. He is moving to 5:30-9 am (from 6-10 am) so Ingraham will now have all 3 hours of her "healthy radio addiction" 9-noon. And from what I hear, the 5:30-6 am segment will be a "radio rewind" of the previous day's show so now FelonMan, with his new permanent co-host Todd Feinburg, will only have to do 3 hours every day. Nice work if you can get it Mistah Speakah! In the dreaded...
  • Howie Carr thread week of July 20, 2008

    07/19/2008 9:35:03 PM PDT · by raccoonradio · 12 replies · 367+ views
    howiecarr.com ^ | 07/20/08 | raccoonradio
    Howie Carr thread starting off with his Sunday Herald column