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  • Democrats are trying to steal an election in Florida

    11/16/2018 3:04:03 AM PST · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 11 replies
    Washington Post ^ | November 15, 2018 | By Marc A. Thiessen
    Gov. Rick Scott (R) leads Sen. Bill Nelson (D) by 12,562 votes in the Florida Senate race. A margin of victory that large has never be overturned in a recount....[snip] Democrats have filed a series of lawsuits to change Florida elections laws. The result would be that they can count ineligible votes in the hope that these will provide the margin necessary to overcome Scott’s lead. ... Florida statute mandates that, ... vote-by-mail ballots are counted only if they are “received by the SOE by 7 p.m...." Nelson sued demanding that [late] mail ballots... be counted ... ... Florida law...
  • Paloma for TRUMP Tijuana was live-streamed about 12:30 a.m.

    11/16/2018 12:18:56 AM PST · by · 6 replies
    Paloma for TRUMP ^ | 11-16-2018 approx 12:30a.m. | Paloma
    Ms. Paloma reporting Trump is already protecting the border. He doesn't have his "big, beautiful wall, but he is already taking action." More buses will be arriving 8a.m. Tijuana resident do not want immigrants there. The Mexican gov't is hiding them in different shelters because the Mexican gov't never imagined the Tijuana people would stand up against them. Apparently, toll booth workers said 19 buses arrived at 4a.m. morning of 11-15-2018 [approx 4,000-5,000 have already arrived in Tijuana. The immigrants are protected by Mexican gov't, escorted by police [one police car in fromt and behind every bus], and hidden from...
  • Julian Assange has been charged, prosecutors reveal inadvertently in court filing

    11/15/2018 9:30:54 PM PST · by bitt · 40 replies
    WAPO ^ | 11/15/2018 | Matt Zapotosky and Devlin Barrett
    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been charged under seal, prosecutors inadvertently revealed in a recently unsealed court filing — a development that could significantly advance the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election and have major implications for those who publish government secrets. The disclosure came in a filing in a case unrelated to Assange. Assistant U.S. Attorney Kellen S. Dwyer, urging a judge to keep the matter sealed, wrote that “due to the sophistication of the defendant and the publicity surrounding the case, no other procedure is likely to keep confidential the fact that Assange has been charged.”...
  • North Korea Says It Has Tested ‘Ultramodern Tactical Weapon’

    11/15/2018 8:49:21 PM PST · by bitt · 37 replies
    nyt ^ | 11/15/2018 | Choe Han Sung
    SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea has tested a new tactical weapon, the North’s official news media said on Friday, reporting that Kim Jong-un witnessed the event in his first publicized visit to a weapons test site since the country test-launched its intercontinental ballistic missile last November. State media did not identify the weapon, and the test did not appear to violate the voluntary moratorium North Korea imposed on nuclear and long-range ballistic missile tests this year. Still, Mr. Kim’s renewed activities at weapons test sites could complicate the already stalled talks between North Korea and the United States over...
  • Ocasio-Cortez's rise reveals rampant economic illiteracy in US

    11/15/2018 8:17:59 PM PST · by bitt · 63 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/14/2018 | Anne Rathbone Bradley
    Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), made headlines when she revealed that she wouldn’t be able to afford Washington, D.C. rent until her government salary kicks in. The lack of affordable housing in Washington is no joke, but the predicament also speaks to the young lawmaker’s financial literacy — or lack thereof. The 29-year-old didn’t think to consider something as basic as the relocation expenses of a new job opportunity. If she doesn’t know how much an apartment costs, how much confidence should taxpayers have in her ability to effectively deliver trillions of dollars in campaign promises? Ocasio-Cortez has proposed free "Medicare...
  • Really? Broward County Missed Recount Deadline By Two Minutes...Results Not Accepted

    11/15/2018 5:56:44 PM PST · by Kaslin · 28 replies ^ | November 15, 2018 | Matt Vespa
    They said it would be done in time. They said it was going to get done. It was a herculean effort—and they failed. Broward County, Florida—a Democratic bastion—has been a problem child in the ballot counting process of the state’s elections. Palm Beach County, another liberal stronghold, isn’t much better. The county was taking its sweet time counting the ballots. Republican Gov. Rick Scott, who had declared victory over incumbent Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson, sued them for their lack of transparency in the process. A judge later found that both counties' operations violated public records laws; they weren’t giving regular...
  • Border Patrol Arrests Members Of Migrant Caravan For Illegal Entry At Calif.-Mexico Border

    11/15/2018 4:13:30 PM PST · by familyop · 35 replies
    One America News Network (OANN) ^ | November 15, 2018 | One America News Network (OANN)
    A smaller group was reportedly arrested by the U.S.-Tijuana border. Meanwhile, a larger group was taken into custody in the mountains east of Otay Mesa, which is a San Diego community along the Mexican border...Authorities have since taken measures to fortify the existing fencing and officials are urging anyone wanting to claim asylum to present themselves legally at the ports of entry.
  • BREAKING: Palm Beach Doesn't Meet Recount Deadline

    11/15/2018 2:18:00 PM PST · by Kaslin · 61 replies ^ | November 15, 2018 | Cortney O'Brien
    The 3 p.m. deadline in the Florida recounts has come and gone, and Palm Beach County is unable to provide their vote totals. BREAKING: Palm Beach unable to finish even Senate recount. Will not make state machine recount deadline for any of the races. #FloridaRecount— Kyra Gurney (@KyraGurney) November 15, 2018 So what happens now? Apparently they just keep on counting.We knew Palm Beach had its issues. On Tuesday the machines overheated, which essentially meant officials had to recount the recount. "We’re disappointed by the mechanical problems that are going to cause a further delay in the recount,” Palm Beach...
  • FL SEN: Barring A Miracle, Rick Scott Is Going To Win

    11/15/2018 1:46:57 PM PST · by Kaslin · 52 replies ^ | November 15, 2018 | Matt Nelson
    This race is over. Even while Broward and Palm Beach Counties continue with their mandatory recount, incumbent Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson is still trailing Republican Gov. Rick Scott by 12,000 votes. Barring a miracle, or massive voter fraud, there’s no way he’s going to win. Even CNN admits this: Democrats hope a manual recount will overturn the results of Florida's Senate election and pave the wave for Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson to keep his Senate seat.Appearing on Capitol Hill Wednesday, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer projected confidence about Nelson's chances."Bill Nelson is -- is strong as could be," Schumer said....
  • Flawed bullet train planning adding billions to cost, years to schedule, says audit

    11/15/2018 11:52:03 AM PST · by Jim Robinson · 32 replies ^ | Nov 15, 2018 | BY TIM SHEEHAN
    California’s embattled high-speed rail project has been beset by “flawed decision making and poor contract management” that have led to billions of dollars in cost overruns and significant delays in construction in the San Joaquin Valley, according a report issued Thursday by state Auditor Elaine Howle. Howle’s audit, requested earlier this year by the state Legislature, is a sharp critique of the California High-Speed Rail Authority, the agency tasked with planning and developing the state’s bullet-train system. Among its key findings is that the authority, in an effort to beat the clock on a federal deadline for spending stimulus grant...
  • Judge postpones decision in CNN lawsuit over Jim Acosta's press pass

    11/15/2018 11:01:00 AM PST · by jazusamo · 86 replies
    CNN Business ^ | November 15, 2018 | Brian Stelter
    (CNN)Lawyers for CNN and the Trump administration are awaiting an initial ruling on the network's federal lawsuit over press access to the White House. And they're going to have to wait a little while longer. Judge Timothy J. Kelly heard nearly two hours of oral arguments about CNN's request for a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction on Wednesday. Then he said court would reconvene Thursday at 3 p.m. But on Thursday afternoon, he rescheduled the next hearing for Friday at 10 a.m.
  • Roy Clark, country guitar virtuoso, 'Hee Haw' star, has died

    11/15/2018 9:35:27 AM PST · by rdl6989 · 193 replies ^ | Nov 15, 2018 | KRISTIN M. HALL
    TULSA, Oklahoma (AP) — A publicist said country star Roy Clark, the guitar virtuoso and singer who headlined the cornpone TV show "Hee Haw" for nearly a quarter century, has died. Jeremy Westby said Clark died Thursday due to complications from pneumonia at home in Tulsa, Okla.
  • Live News Ccoverage of the British Gov't Crisis Over Brexit

    11/15/2018 9:38:36 AM PST · by NRx · 31 replies
    Sky News (live broadcast) ^ | 11-15-2018 | Sky News
    Live news coverage from Sky News. The British Government is in chaos with a string of high profile cabinet resignations over the proposed Brexit deal. May is holding onto power by her finger tips and there is open talk of a no confidence vote in parliament.
  • The Fake Russian Spy Who Came In From the Cold

    11/15/2018 9:37:30 AM PST · by bitt · 10 replies ^ | 11/15/2018 | BRIAN CATES
    For more than a year, the most mysterious figure in the ongoing Spygate scandal has been professor Joseph Mifsud, the Maltese academic who played an instrumental role in entrapping Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos on behalf of the FBI. A great number of people have wanted to talk to Mifsud about what he knows concerning the FBI’s Crossfire Hurricane sting, the counterintelligence operation designed to entrap the Trump campaign into accepting offers of Russian help during the 2016 election. However, nobody’s been successful in talking to him thus far, since he’s been in hiding since the news broke of his...
  • May vows Brexit will happen despite wave of resignations over her plan to exit E.U.

    11/15/2018 9:22:09 AM PST · by NRx · 14 replies
    WaPo ^ | 11-15-2018 | William Booth and Karla Adam
    LONDON — Following a string of devastating resignations from her cabinet over Brexit plans, Prime Minister Theresa May told Parliament on Thursday that Britain will leave the European Union in March, deal or no deal. May faced a torrent of criticism in the chambers as members of Parliament, including those from her own Conservative Party, stood and denounced her Brexit plans as either a weak capitulation, an act of naive folly or a looming disaster. Some members pleaded with May to stage a second “People’s Vote” to give citizens another chance to rethink Brexit. Others decried her proposals as condemning...
  • It Sure Looks Like Democrats in Florida Altered Ballots (Why is anyone surprised?)

    11/15/2018 9:03:46 AM PST · by Kaslin · 29 replies ^ | November 15, 2018 | Katie Pavlich
    It's been more than one week since polls closed on Election Night in Florida, with tight national races and recount efforts again spotlighting the Sunshine State. In Broward and Palm Beach Counties, there have been a slew of ballot issues. Election officials in both counties have a history of incompetence and corruption. Broward County Election Supervisor Brenda Snipes was convicted for illegally destroying ballots in 2016 and has a long record of questionable practices. Broward County Supervisor of Elections, Brenda Snipes, has a long history of fraud. Here are just some headlines from the past few years about misconduct, and outright violation...
  • Razor wire now covers border wall where 'vanguard' of migrant caravan taunted U.S.

    11/15/2018 8:15:45 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 55 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Wednesday, November 14, 2018 | Stephen Dinan
    Hours after images of migrants climbing a border wall in San Diego went viral, the Homeland Security Department deployed razor wire Wednesday to prevent a repeat. The immigrants, who said they were the vanguard of the caravans streaming north through Mexico, ascended the fence Tuesday in a display of defiance. Video and photos showed them cheering and jeering atop the slat-style fence. Although no arrests or confrontations were reported, Homeland Security took immediate steps to try to keep others from climbing by deploying concertina wire, which coils over itself, creating a thorough barrier. “As we have said repeatedly, being a...
  • DoJ Rules That Bump Fire Stocks Are Now Machine Guns, Fall Under NFA Regulation

    11/15/2018 8:06:39 AM PST · by Simon Green · 76 replies
    The Truth About Guns ^ | 11/15/18 | Dan Zimmerman
    “The Department of Justice is issuing a rulemaking that would interpret the statutory definition of machine gun in the National Firearms Act of 1934 and Gun Control Act of 1968 to clarify whether certain devices, commonly known as bump-fire stocks, fall within that definition.” That’s the intro (or “abstract”) to the DoJ’s newly issued public rule following their re-examination of the classification of bump fire stocks. This, of course, was done after last year’s Las Vegas Mandalay Bay shooting in which 58 people were killed and hundreds more were injured. That was the only crime in which a bump fire...
  • For Trump, there's no easy way out of his funk (hurl)

    11/15/2018 7:15:55 AM PST · by Rennes Templar · 23 replies
    CNN ^ | Nov. 15, 2018 | Stephen Collinson
    Washington (CNN)By multiple accounts, Donald Trump is in one of the deepest funks of his presidency. The bad news is that the challenges and threats that are making his mood so dark are likely to get worse before they get better. The President is angry at his rebuke from voters in the midterm elections. The oppressive prospect of action by special counsel Robert Mueller hangs like an immovable cloud over his White House. Staff chaos in the West Wing is producing lurid palace intrigue stories in the media that the President hates. Abroad, he feuds with allied world leaders, and...
  • RECOUNT: Judge says he may not toss mismatch signatures (read before you comment!)

    11/15/2018 4:57:58 AM PST · by rarestia · 43 replies
    Spectrum BayNews 9 ^ | November 15, 2018 @6:43 AM | By Spectrum News Staff
    A federal judge stated that he is not likely to allow election officials in Florida to automatically count thousands of mail-in ballots that have signatures that do not match those on file as deadline day for the Florida recount has arrived as counties across the state must have ballots re-tabulated by 3 p.m. Thursday afternoon. A big point of contention for incumbent Democrat U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson and Democrats, mail-in ballots that have signatures that do not match those on file have been thrown out. "So I ask each of you, just consider whether or not you'd want you ballot...