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  • Seeking government coddling

    10/15/2018 8:49:22 PM PDT · by TBP · 1 replies
    Washington Times ^ | October 14, 2018 | Helen E. Krieble
    Astonishingly, todayís Americans expect government to care for us from cradle to grave, the way commoners once expected a benevolent king to care for his subjects. We treat people as members of groups rather than as individuals, insidiously devolving into the very class system against which the Founders rebelled. Americans are voluntarily surrendering the very freedoms that millions fought and died to establish and protect. President James Garfield once said the most common form of death in politics is suicide. After a noble 225-year history, is the American experiment dying at the hands of its own people? Many of the...
  • Benny Johnson lays out Ďevery time Elizabeth Warren has liedí about her heritage in EPIC thread

    10/15/2018 8:16:44 PM PDT · by Enterprise · 12 replies
    https://twitchy.com ^ | October 15, 2018 | Posted by Brett T.
    We really, truly think that Sen. Elizabeth Warren actually thinks that a DNA test revealing she might be 1/1024th Native American is proof of her claim to Native American heritage ó even though the Cherokee Nation itself is disputing that delusion and taking it as the insult it is. And weíve already seen that a 1997 Fordham Law Review piece described Elizabeth Warren as Harvard Law Schoolís ďfirst woman of color.Ē Wonder where they got that idea? Is that what she told them, or did she wear native garb and bring in a dish from the ďPow Wow ChowĒ cookbook...
  • Packing the Court again

    10/15/2018 7:57:02 PM PDT · by TBP · 13 replies
    Washington Times ^ | October 14, 2018 | Thomas C. Stewart
    Faced with a 5-4 conservative majority on the U.S. Supreme Court, some liberal Democrats want to pack the court to reverse the balance. Once the Democrats regain control of the White House and the Senate, so the argument goes, the new Democratic president could create enough new seats on the Supreme Court to ensure a liberal majority. The last time the Democrats tried that was in 1937. President Franklin Roosevelt had just been re-elected by the largest majority in American history. He carried all but two states, Maine and Vermont, and racked up unprecedented Democratic majorities in the Senate and...
  • Why Trump may be the most honest president ever

    10/15/2018 7:18:02 PM PDT · by TBP · 10 replies
    New York Post ^ | October 15, 2018 | Marc Thiessen
    when it comes to the real barometer of presidential truthfulness ó keeping his promises ó Trump is a paragon of honesty. For better or worse, since taking office, Trump has done exactly what he promised he would. Trump kept his promise to move the US Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, something his three immediate predecessors also promised yet failed to do. He promised to ďcrush and destroy ISIS,Ē and two years later, he is on the verge of eliminating the Islamic Stateís physical caliphate. He promised to impose a travel ban on countries he saw as posing...
  • The need for national reconciliation

    10/15/2018 6:54:51 PM PDT · by TBP · 20 replies
    Washington Times ^ | October 14, 2018 | Susan A. Carleson
    The battle over the Supreme Court merely reflects the hostility that underlies American politics today. It is fashionable to blame President Donald Trump for all the nationís ills. However, his success grew out of the political war that liberals have been waging on the American people for years. Abraham Lincoln observed that all the armies of the Earth could not take over America. Rather, he warned: ďAt what point then is the approach of danger to be expected? I answer. If it ever reach us it must spring up amongst us; it cannot come from abroad. If destruction be our...
  • Pelosi Statement on U.S. Treasury Report on Deficit

    10/15/2018 6:11:48 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 17 replies
    Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi ^ | Oct 15, 2018 | Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi
    Washington, D.C. Ė Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi issued this statement following a report by the Trump Administrationís own Treasury Department that the U.S. budget deficit rose 17 percent to $779 billion in FY2018, the highest level since 2012, due to the deficit-increasing consequences of the GOP Tax Scam: ďThe bitter reality of the Republicansí tax scam dishonesty is laid bare by the Trump Administrationís own report.† Republicans passed a tax scam for the rich that is adding $2 trillion to the deficit in order to give massive tax breaks to Big Pharma, big banks, big corporations shipping jobs overseas and...
  • Did prosecutor violate election laws in courtroom voter registration push?

    10/15/2018 4:37:09 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 5 replies
    ATLANTA - An unusual voter registration drive inside a courtroom in session has caught the eye of our FOX 5 I-Team. An Atlanta area prosecutor offered defendants in South Fulton municipal court reduced fines if they registered to vote or had already registered to vote. But, senior I-Team reporter Dale Russell says one election lawyer says the courtroom offer violates state and federal election laws. Taylor Swift was the big winner and a big hit with the audience at last night's American Music Awards. She also used the winner's circle to promote voter registration One local prosecutor referenced Taylor Swift...
  • Florida Supreme Court: New Governor to Fill Vacancies, Not Scott

    10/15/2018 4:32:33 PM PDT · by rarestia · 18 replies
    Spectrum BayNews 9 ^ | October 15, 2018 @2:04 PM | Spectrum News Staff & Associated Press
    <p>TALLAHASSEE, Fla. ó Florida's next governor will get to pick three new justices to the Florida Supreme Court, the high court ruled Monday in a rebuke to Gov. Rick Scott.</p> <p>Three justices appointed by the late Gov. Lawton Chiles will retire next January, the same day Scott leaves office.</p>
  • Troll in Chief {Trump Owns Media on Warren DNA}

    10/15/2018 4:15:02 PM PDT · by drpix · 49 replies
    twitter.com ^ | 10/15/18 | Caleb SkHull
    {VIDEO} "Do I owe her? She owes the country an apology. Whatís her percentage? 1/1000th?"
  • Judge Dismisses Stormy Daniels Defamation Suit Against Trump (Rules She Has To Pay His Legal Fees)

    10/15/2018 4:06:56 PM PDT · by Proud White Trump Supporter · 60 replies
    Twitter ^ | 10/15/2018 | John Roberts
    John Roberts John Roberts @johnrobertsFox Judge dismisses Stormy Daniels defamation suit against ‚Ā¶@realDonaldTrump ‚Ā© - says he is entitled to legal fees from plaintiff 5:35 PM ¬∑ Oct 15, 2018
  • Debbie Stabenow - John James Detroit Economic Club Debate full video.

    10/15/2018 4:00:37 PM PDT · by Yo-Yo · 6 replies
    Full Debate Video from the Detroit Economic Club. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Psbbu4wKCw
  • These States Are Voting On Abortion Bills In The Midterms. Hereís What You Should Know

    10/15/2018 3:49:49 PM PDT · by Morgana · 6 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | October 15, 2018 | Grace Carr
    Voters in Alabama, West Virginia and Oregon will cast their ballots in November against or in support of bills amending their stateís abortion laws. Alabamaís proposed constitutional amendment, ďStatewide Amendment 2,Ē will ask voters to affirm that ďthe constitution of this state does not protect the right to abortion or require the funding of abortion.Ē It would also ďrecognize and support the sanctity of unborn life and the rights of unborn children.Ē ďThe real aim is to ban abortion, but thatís not what you see in the language. This is just very broad. We have seen some split among conservatives...
  • Supreme Court May Decide Whether States Can Ban Abortions on Babies with Down Syndrome

    10/15/2018 3:43:31 PM PDT · by Morgana · 9 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | October 15, 2018 | Christina Vazquez
    Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill made a call to action Monday for the U.S. Supreme Court to take on a critical pro-life case. Hill said he wants the Supreme Court to rule on a lawsuit about a 2016 pro-life law that bans abortions performed because of the unborn childís race, gender or disability, such as Down syndrome. It also requires medical facilities to bury or cremate fetal remains. According to Indiana Public Media, Hill said the fetal characteristic abortion ban guards against discrimination. He also argued the state has the right to require fetal remains to be treated with dignity....
  • Cherokee Nation issues statement on Sen. Elizabeth Warren's DNA test results

    10/15/2018 3:22:58 PM PDT · by SkyPilot · 39 replies
    NBC - Tulsa ^ | 15 Oct 18 | Sarah Dewberry
    The Cherokee Nation issued a statement Monday on Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren's DNA test results. Sen. Warren released her DNA report in response to President Donald Trump taunting her for her saying she was part Native American. Sen. Warren released her 23 and Me report and it stated that "the great majority of (Warren's) identifiable ancestry is European." However, the report adds, "The analysis also identified 5 genetic segments as Native American in origin at high confidence." This afternoon the Cherokee Nation released a statement that said in part that DNA tests are useless in determining tribal citizenship and people...
  • ĎWow, that was brutal!!í This should spell the end of Bob Menendezís [TR]

    10/15/2018 3:22:11 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 41 replies
    TWITCHY ^ | 15 OCTOBER 2018 | SARAH D
    Bob Hugin is a Republican running to unseat Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez in New Jersey. And if thereís any justice, heíll beat Menendez in a landslide:
  • Supreme Court fight over Kavanaugh got lots of attention, but most federal court action is elsewhere

    10/15/2018 2:40:16 PM PDT · by rogerantone1 · 8 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 14, 2018 | John R. Lott, Jr.
    Republicans are ecstatic and Democrats are livid about Brett Kavanaughís Senate confirmation as a Supreme Court justice. But while the Supreme Court is important, many Americans tend to exaggerate its powers. Democrats still firmly control the nationís district courts and circuit courts of appeals, where virtually all federal judicial decisions are made.
  • Senate intelligence staffer pleads guilty to lying to FBI about leaks

    10/15/2018 1:05:01 PM PDT · by BeauBo · 58 replies
    Fox ^ | 15 Oct 2018 | Gregg Re
    A former security director for the Senate Intelligence Committee (James Wolfe) has pleaded guilty to one count of giving a false statement to FBI agents looking into leaks of national security information to several reporters, the Justice Department announced Monday. ...Wolfe had been scheduled to appear for a routine status hearing, before prosecutors announced that "substantial" negotiations had produced a guilty plea.
  • Hillary Clinton: Bill should "absolutely not" have resigned over Lewinsky scandal

    10/15/2018 12:10:52 PM PDT · by yoe · 45 replies
    CBS News ^ | October 14, 2018, | Staff
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  • LOL: Elizabeth Warren 'Proves' She's Native American and Buries Herself in New Problems

    10/15/2018 11:42:46 AM PDT · by bitt · 95 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 10/15/2018 | Katie Pavlich
    Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) is trying to put the controversy over her proclaimed Native American heritage to rest after being berated by the Boston Globe and destroyed by President Trump on the issue. My family (including Fox News-watchers) sat together and talked about what they think of @realDonaldTrumpís attacks on our heritage. And yes, a famous geneticist analyzed my DNA and concluded that it contains Native American ancestry. pic.twitter.com/r3SNzP22f8 ó Elizabeth Warren (@elizabethforma) October 15, 2018 So, lets take a look at the results. According to the data, Warren is 1/1024th Native American. Just checked the full DNA report ,...
  • Police Department Confirms What Gun Owners Already Know: Suppressors Limit Hearing Damage

    10/15/2018 10:43:48 AM PDT · by rktman · 31 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 10/15/2018 | Beth Baumann
    Police in Spokane, located in eastern Washington state, will soon have all 181 rifles equipped with suppressors, something the department says will protect officers and civilians from hearing damage. The move is said to protect the department from workers compensation claims and civilian lawsuits. ďItís nothing more than like the muffler you put on your car,Ē Lt. Rob Boothe, the range master and lead firearms instructor for the department, told the Spokesman-Review. According to City Council President Ben Stuckart, residents wanted to know why the police department needed suppressors. ďI had a couple citizens contact me about why the police...