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  • AL Gov. Kay Ivey Still Supports Moore because of the Supreme Court

    11/18/2017 3:53:19 PM PST · by Kaslin · 26 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 18, 2017 | Tomothy Meads
    The preponderance of alleged sexual impropriety committed by Alabama Republican senate candidate Judge Roy Moore has yet to dissuade several prominent Republicans from voting for him. Alabama Governor Kay Ivey announced Friday she still supports Moore. Ivey specifically said she does so due to potential Supreme Court vacancies. "I believe in the Republican Party, what we stand for, and most important, we need to have a Republican in the United States Senate to vote on things like Supreme Court justices, other appointments the Senate has to confirm and make major decisions,” Ivey told reporters on Friday. Ivey also said she...
  • US warship collides with Japanese tug boat, latest mishap for the Navy's 7th Fleet

    11/18/2017 10:54:56 AM PST · by OwenKellogg · 59 replies
    ABC ^ | 11/18/17 | JULIA JACOBO Luis Martinez EMILY SHAPIRO Morgan Winsor
    A U.S. warship collided with a Japanese commercial tug boat in Japan's Sagami Bay on Saturday, marking the fifth time this year that a ship in the U.S. Navy's 7th Fleet in the Pacific has been involved in a crash. The Japanese tug boat lost propulsion and drifted into the USS Benfold during a towing exercise. The U.S. guided-missile destroyer sustained minimal damage, and there were no reported injuries on either vessel, according to a press release from the U.S. Navy's 7th Fleet. The USS Benfold, which is awaiting a full damage assessment, remains at sea under its own power....
  • [Flashback] FBI uncovered Russian bribery plot before Obama admin. approved nuclear deal with Moscow

    11/18/2017 9:44:10 AM PST · by mojito · 35 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/17/2017 | John Solomon and Alison Spann
    Before the Obama administration approved a controversial deal in 2010 giving Moscow control of a large swath of American uranium, the FBI had gathered substantial evidence that Russian nuclear industry officials were engaged in bribery, kickbacks, extortion and money laundering designed to grow Vladimir Putin’s atomic energy business inside the United States, according to government documents and interviews. Federal agents used a confidential U.S. witness working inside the Russian nuclear industry to gather extensive financial records, make secret recordings and intercept emails as early as 2009 that showed Moscow had compromised an American uranium trucking firm with bribes and kickbacks...
  • Al Franken accuser says disgusting USO tour grope photo was an 'in your face' parting shot [TR]

    11/18/2017 5:04:39 AM PST · by McGruff · 57 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 17 November 2017 | David Martosko
    The radio host groped and forcibly kissed by now-Senator Al Franken during a 2006 USO show says the now-infamous photo of the Democrat's hands on her breasts while she slept wasn't meant as a joke: It was an 'in your face' parting shot after nearly two weeks of being 'belittled and humiliated.' The lawmaker issued a third apology to former Playboy model Leeann Tweeden on Friday afternoon just before she appeared on 'The View,' a sign that he may feel support slipping among advocates who want him to weather the storm and refuse to resign Tweeden said hours earlier on...
  • Supreme Court Justice Bill O'Neill, responding to Franken allegations, claims bedding 50 women

    11/17/2017 4:32:58 PM PST · by springwater13 · 63 replies
    Ohio Supreme Court Justice Bill O'Neill, a Democratic candidate for governor, apparently trying to head off any criticisms from his opponents, revealed what he says are his sexual escapades over the years on a Facebook post. A post on O'Neill's official Facebook said he was speaking up "on behalf of all heterosexual males" after allegations against Democratic U.S. Sen. Al Franken came to light Thursday. O'Neill, a Chagrin Falls native, said he had been "sexually intimate" with "approximately 50 very attractive females." O'Neill said he was disappointed by the "national feeding frenzy about sexual indiscretions decades ago" and wanted to...
  • Gov. Kay Ivey [R-AL] to vote for Roy Moore in U.S. Senate race

    11/17/2017 2:39:49 PM PST · by advance_copy · 57 replies
    AL.com ^ | 11/17/2017 | Mike Cason
    Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey said today she plans to vote for Roy Moore in the Dec. 12 election for the U.S. Senate despite allegations of Moore's sexual encounters with teenage girls about 40 years ago, which Moore has adamantly denied. Ivey, answering questions from reporters after the traditional Thanksgiving turkey pardon event at the governor's mansion, said protecting the Republican majority in the Senate was a major factor. "I'm going to cast my ballot on December the 12th, and I do believe the nominee of the party is the one I'll vote for," Ivey said. "I believe in the Republican...
  • Workers on Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders Campaigns Claim Sexual Harassment

    11/17/2017 10:24:31 AM PST · by LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget · 91 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 17 Nov 2017 | by Adam Shaw
    Campaign workers on the Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders Democratic 2016 presidential campaigns alleged in a report published Friday that they were harassed while campaigning for their respective candidates and that the campaigns failed to address the claims properly — the latest sexual misconduct revelations to rock the Democratic Party. Lilian Adams, a Clinton campaign worker, and Zoey Jordan Salsbury, who worked for the Sanders primary campaign, both told HuffPost that they were sexually harassed by fellow campaign workers and that the campaigns were “ill-equipped” to cope. Adams, who relocated to Colorado to work for the campaign as a paid...
  • Hatch Blows Up On Dem Sen. Brown: Tired Of "That Crap" That Republicans Only Help The Rich (WOW)

    11/17/2017 7:49:57 AM PST · by LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget · 96 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | November 16, 2017 | Ian Schwartz
    With Video ----------------------- Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) admonished Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) for accusing Republicans of writing the tax bill "for the rich" at a late night hearing on amendments and markups. "With all due respect, I get sick and tired of the rich getting richer," Brown said in a diatribe against Republicans. "I come from the poor people, and I have been here working my whole stinkin' career for people who don't have a chance, and I really resent anybody that says I'm doing it for the rich. Give me a break. I...
  • Donald Trump breaks silence to back Roy Moore staying in Senate race

    11/16/2017 8:36:10 PM PST · by Innovative · 167 replies
    UK Telegraph ^ | Nov. 16, 2017 | Ben Riley-Smith
    Donald Trump has backed Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore remaining in the election race despite multiple claims of sexual harassment of teenage girls.   Mr Trump believes that “Alabama should take the decision” about their next senator and that Mr Moore should only quit if the allegations are proved.
  • Trump offers North Korea a nuclear deal

    11/16/2017 2:39:09 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 21 replies
    Nikkei Asian Review ^ | November 7, 2017 | Kim Jae Won
    SEOUL -- During his first visit to South Korea, President Donald Trump suggested on Tuesday that North Korea enter into talks over scrapping its nuclear and missile programs, apparently keeping the door open for dialogue with Pyongyang after months of tough talk on both sides. The U.S. president called on China and Russia to play roles in ending the Kim Jong Un regime's nuclear weapons program, urging both countries to cease trade and business with the belligerent communist nation. Trump is due in Beijing on Wednesday following his two-day visit to South Korea. "I really believe that it makes sense...
  • Alabama GOP Officially Stands by Roy Moore

    11/16/2017 2:27:16 PM PST · by Innovative · 63 replies
    MSN ^ | Nov. 16, 2017 | Bridget Bowman
    The Alabama Republican party is officially standing by Roy Moore as the GOP nominee in the Senate race, closing the door on one of the few options to block Moore from being elected. “The ALGOP Steering Committee supports Judge Roy Moore as our nominee and trusts the voters as they make the ultimate decision in this crucial race,” said Alabama GOP Chairwoman Terry Lathan in a statement Thursday.
  • Senator Al Franken Kissed and Groped Me Without My Consent, And There’s Nothing Funny About It

    11/16/2017 7:29:13 AM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 291 replies
    KABC 790 ^ | 11/16/17 | By Leeann Tweeden
    In December of 2006, I embarked on my ninth USO Tour to entertain our troops, my eighth to the Middle East since the 9/11 attacks. My father served in Vietnam and my then-boyfriend (and now husband, Chris) is a pilot in the Air Force, so bringing a ‘little piece of home’ to servicemembers stationed far away from their families was both my passion and my privilege. Also on the trip were country music artists Darryl Worley, Mark Wills, Keni Thomas, and some cheerleaders from the Dallas Cowboys. The headliner was comedian and now-senator, Al Franken. Franken had written some skits...
  • Catch-and-release of illegals restarted in Texas, border patrol agents say

    11/16/2017 3:07:54 AM PST · by markomalley · 43 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 11/16/17 | Stephen Dinan
    The Trump administration reinstated a de facto catch-and-release policy for illegal immigrants nabbed crossing the border in Texas, with Border Patrol agents being told Wednesday not to even bother turning them over for speedy deportation because there was no bed space, a top agent said. The problem, said Brandon Judd, an agent and president of the National Border Patrol Council, is that illegal immigration has surged once again after dipping during the early months of President Trump’s tenure. That has left the deportation agency, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, struggling to find beds to hold the illegal immigrants. As a...
  • Sean Hannity declares Alabama should decide fate of Roy Moore, who sent letter after 24-hour...

    11/15/2017 5:16:39 PM PST · by markomalley · 73 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 11/15/17 | Diana Stancy Correll
    Fox News host Sean Hannity said it “doesn’t matter what the media says” and that he has received answers from GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore, after issuing an ultimatum yesterday that Moore must respond to the inconsistencies in his defense regarding mounting sexual misconduct allegations within 24 hours, or rescind his candidacy.“I'm not making excuses, I don't know the full truth here,” Hannity said on his radio show Wednesday. “I don't know. Anyway, without giving away details, I have gotten an answer from the Roy Moore campaign on the questions that I had.” “At the end of the day my...
  • FBI gave Clinton email investigation ‘special’ status, deputy director’s email shows

    11/15/2017 5:45:37 PM PST · by markomalley · 22 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/15/17 | John Solomon
    Shortly before last year’s election, FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe wrote an email on his official government account stating that the Hillary Clinton email probe had been given “special” status, according to documents released Wednesday. McCabe’s Oct. 23, 2016, email to press officials in the FBI said the probe was under the control of a small group of high-ranking people at the FBI’s headquarters in Washington. “As I now know the decision was made to investigate it at HQ with a small team,” McCabe wrote in the email. He said he had no input when the Clinton email investigation started...
  • Fusion GPS told media of Trump-Russia claims, but did not verify dossier: source

    11/15/2017 4:05:08 PM PST · by mojito · 5 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/15/2017 | Catherine Herridge
    The co-founder of the firm behind the anti-Trump ‘dossier’ told House investigators Tuesday that he personally discussed with members of the media allegations of Trump-Russia collusion, though he did not speak to the sources behind the claims, a source told Fox News. According to a source familiar with the matter, Fusion GPS co-founder Glenn Simpson refused to answer key questions during his seven-hour, closed-door appearance before the House Intelligence Committee. The source said he would not answer questions on his relationship with specific journalists or ties to the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton campaign, which financed the anti-Trump research...
  • U.S. to Dominate Oil Markets After Biggest Boom in World History

    11/15/2017 12:20:50 PM PST · by Oatka · 51 replies
    Bloomberg via gCaptain ^ | Nov. 14, 2017 | Grant Smith
    <p>The U.S. will be a dominant force in global oil and gas markets for many years to come as the shale boom becomes the biggest supply surge in history, the International Energy Agency predicted. [snip] The boom will turn the U.S., still among the biggest oil importers, into a net exporter of fossil fuels.</p>
  • Donald Trump 'sentenced to death' by North Korea for insulting Kim Jong Un

    11/15/2017 5:30:11 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 52 replies
    Sky News ^ | 15 November 2017 | Alix Culbertson
    Donald Trump 'sentenced to death' by North Korea for insulting Kim Jong Un The US President is called a "hideous criminal" and a "coward" for urging Asian nations to increase pressure on North Korea. By Alix Culbertson, News Reporter Donald Trump deserves the death penalty for insulting North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the country's state media has said. An editorial in the ruling party newspaper, Rodong Sinmun, called the US President a "hideous criminal" for urging the five Asian countries he visited last week to maximise pressure on North Korea to halt its growing nuclear programme. The paper also...
  • Recordings Show Russian Officials Bribe Clintons, ‘Body of Evidence’ Warrants Investigations

    11/15/2017 9:39:32 AM PST · by detective · 29 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 15 Nov 2017 | Jeff Poor
    Shortened title. Full title: Schweizer: Recordings Will Show Russian Officials Willing to Bribe Clintons, ‘Body of Evidence’ Warrants Investigations In an appearance Tuesday on Fox News Channel’s “Hannity,” Breitbart editor at Large Peter Schweizer, president of the Government Accountability Institute and author of “Clinton Cash,” revealed there were audio recordings of Russian officials demonstrating they were willing to use “bribery” to get favors from the former President Bill Clinton and his wife former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. According to Schweizer, that included giving donations to the Clinton Foundation.
  • Cards Against Humanity buys land on Mexican border to stump Trump's wall plan

    11/15/2017 8:44:15 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 88 replies
    CNN ^ | November 15, 2017 | Aaron Smith
    Cards Against Humanity, an irreverent card game company known for its attention-seeking pranks, says it bought land on the U.S.-Mexico border to block President Trump from building his wall. The Chicago company said on its website that this was part of a holiday promotion, for which customers could contribute to the wall-blocking project with $15 purchases for surprise gift packages. On Wednesday morning, just a few hours after the launching the program on Tuesday, Cards Against Humanity said it was sold out. "Donald Trump is a preposterous golem who is afraid of Mexicans," said Cards Against Humanity on its web...