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  • James O'Keefe to attend debate as Trump's guest

    10/19/2016 5:17:58 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 77 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10-19-2016 | Neetzan Zimmerman
    Donald Trump has invited conservative activist James O’Keefe to attend the final presidential debate as his guest, according to a new report. "One of Trump's 'secret' debate guests is James O'Keefe. Watch yourself, gullible libs!” tweeted Bloomberg reporter Joshua Green. Trump’s campaign CEO and former Breitbart News chief Steve Bannon told CNN’s Brian Stelter that the campaign had several “surprise guests” planned for Wednesday night’s debate. O’Keefe made headlines this week after he posted several undercover videos that he alleges show Democratic operatives talking about stirring up mischief against the Republican presidential nominee’s campaign.
  • Dewhurst picks up endorsement from Ron Paul, Jerry Patterson

    05/09/2014 4:27:54 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 17 replies
    David Dewhurst picked up a pair of big endorsements ahead of the May 27 runoff election for the Republican nomination for Lieutenant Governor. The endorsements came from former Congressman and presidential candidate Ron Paul and also Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson
  • MSNBC Guest Columnists Hint They'd Be Cool with Raising 'Age of Criminal Responsibility' to Say 25?

    01/08/2014 9:21:15 PM PST · by chessplayer · 53 replies
    "The New York State Legislature needs to Raise the Age of criminal responsibility, and they need to do it this year," demands the subheadline on's landing page this afternoon for a story headlined, "Stop charging kids as adults." The column, co-authored by former NAACP president Ben Jealous and actress Rosario Dawson, promotes a push by the Citizens Committee for Children of New York [CCCNY] to change Empire State law so that minors aged 16 years old cannot be charged as adults. Jealous and Dawson don't disclose to what age they believe the age of criminal responsibility should be raised,...
  • Average Guest Speaker At IRS Conference Made More Than $9,000

    06/04/2013 3:27:16 PM PDT · by Nachum · 14 replies
    Andrew Kaczynski ^ | 6/4/13 | Buzz feed
    The IRS spent $135,350 on 15 guest speakers at a single conference in Anaheim, according to a report by the Treasury Inspector General’s report, released by the House Government Oversight Committee Tuesday. The report states that the IRS spent $50 million on such conferences between 2010 and 2012. The average speaker at the Anaheim conference made $9,000, according to a list of the 15 speakers. The IRS paid for the $4 million conference with unused funds originally intended to hire more enforcement personnel. A breakdown of spending from the report: • The IRS reported that it expended
  • Cops: Wedding guest tried to steal gifts

    09/02/2012 10:38:56 AM PDT · by rawhide · 10 replies ^ | 9-2-12
    It's a story of "I do"s and don't's: Police say a guest at a Long Island wedding tried to make off with the couple's gifts. The 18-year-old was awaiting arraignment Sunday after being arrested on a grand larceny charge. He was at Larry and Joanna Williamson's wedding Saturday at West Sayville Country Club in Sayville. Suffolk County police say the maître d' got suspicious when he spotted the teen in the coat room, carrying a box full of envelopes that had been given to the couple. The maître d' alerted the bride. Police say the teen then ran to the...
  • NBC News Guest Calls Obama A Murderer

    06/03/2012 2:16:32 PM PDT · by Nachum · 26 replies
    Fox News ^ | 6/3/2012 | Mediaite
    Last Sunday, Up with Chris Hayes host Chris Hayes ignited significant outrage with his musings about the word “heroes.” This morning, Up panelist and national security reporter for The Nation Jeremy Scahill waded into controversial semantic waters by repeatedly accusing President Obama of “murder” through the administration’s use of drone strikes, which have killed an indeterminate number of civilians. Surprisingly, Scahill’s indictment of the President was challenged, not by Hayes, but by co-founder Joshua Treviño. The topic of discussion was the so-called “kill list” of suspected terrorists to be exterminated in drone strikes. Hayes began by trying to drill...
  • Illegal immigration bill repeal backer calls lawmakers who drafted it 'traitors' to Utah

    07/21/2011 11:31:22 AM PDT · by zippythepinhead · 8 replies
    The Deseret News ^ | 07/20/2011 | Dennis Romboy
    SALT LAKE CITY — A state Republican delegate behind the effort to repeal Utah's illegal immigration reform bill called drafters of the legislation "traitors" Wednesday. At the same news conference, Brandon Beckham basically demanded the GOP-controlled Utah Legislature repeal HB116 by Sept. 30. The bill would establish a guest worker program for undocumented immigrants in 2013. "Those who drafted this bill are traitors to Utah and they will be held accountable by voters in 2012," he said with Sen. Stephen Urquhart, R-St. George, and Rep. Chris Herrod, R-Provo, and others standing behind him in the Capitol rotunda. Both lawmakers favor...
  • Guest to Bob Schieffer: “That’s a Bull$#*! Question,” Calls Americans Lazy, Obese

    11/28/2010 7:55:31 PM PST · by Nachum · 19 replies
    mediaite ^ | 11/28./10 | Matt Schneider
    Although the clip below from CBS’s Face The Nation is not as confrontational as the title to this post might suggest, it’s actually much funnier. Bob Schieffer annually hosts a roundtable in an attempt to bring together for an intellectual conversation four authors who wrote serious historical or political books. This year authors Ron Chernow (Washington: A Life), Arianna Huffington (Third World America), Edmund Morris (Colonel Roosevelt), and Bob Woodward (Obama’s Wars) participated in the thoughtful and sedate conversation, that is until a sound rarely, if ever, heard on a Sunday morning news show caught all viewers by surprise:
  • RNC fundraiser's special guest -- Breitbart

    07/26/2010 2:12:55 PM PDT · by Nachum · 14 replies · 1+ views
    ms dnc ^ | 7/26/10 | Mark Murray
    Mark Murray writes: The liberal Web site Talking Points Memo is reporting that conservative provocateur Andrew Breitbart -- who posted the very misleading excerpt of Shirley Sherrod's address to the NAACP -- is set to participate in an August fundraiser with RNC Chairman Michael Steele. Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele has a party fundraising event coming up in August that is scheduled to feature a very special guest: Conservative media activist Andrew Breitbart, according to a copy of the invitation exclusively obtained by TPM.
  • Key Utah senator pushing for guest-worker cards

    07/20/2010 6:57:03 AM PDT · by Technoman · 12 replies · 2+ views
    Salt Lake Tribune ^ | 7-20-2010 | Robert Gehrke
    A powerful Republican state senator said Monday he plans to sponsor legislation creating a one-of-a-kind Utah guest-worker card for immigrants. In doing so, Sen. Howard Stephenson will challenge federal authority as sole enforcer of immigration law and present a business-backed alternative to Arizona-style reform. “I believe the states have the power to regulate this a lot more than other people realize,” said Stephenson, who also heads the business-backed Utah Taxpayers Association.”We can have a legal guest-worker permit system in the state of Utah that would be regulated by the private sector at the cost of the employer and employee.”
  • Angry House Guest Causes Great Damage

    09/02/2007 7:21:58 PM PDT · by blam · 56 replies · 1,979+ views
    Science Daily ^ | 9-2-2007
    Angry house guest causes great damage STAR ISLAND, Fla., Sept. 2 (UPI) -- A house guest trashed a Florida multimillionaire developer's patio, causing $50,000 in damage -- and claiming she did it because he owes her money. Shakia Dasamon Mitchell, 26, met 50-year-old Thomas Kramer in an online chat room. Kramer told The Miami Herald he later invited Mitchell, of Dallas, to south Florida for the weekend, offering his Star Island mansion as a place to stay. Shortly after Mitchell arrived Aug. 24, she began arguing with Kramer at a nearby restaurant, saying he had promised her $10,000. Kramer claimed...
  • Father of Sen. Hillary Clinton's Guest Dies Before State of the Union Address

    01/23/2007 8:23:39 PM PST · by jdm · 35 replies · 1,852+ views
    FOX News ^ | Jan 23, 2007
    <p>WASHINGTON — A former New York policeman died Tuesday night as his 21-year-old son prepared to appear at the State of the Union address to symbolize the desperate health problems of some Sept. 11 workers.</p> <p>Cesar Borja, 52, had been in intensive care, breathing through a tube, at Mount Sinai Medical Center, awaiting a lung transplant.</p>
  • Jim Geraghty on "Voting to Kill" (Rush guest - 'silent majority will vote for national security')

    10/02/2006 5:10:52 PM PDT · by Libloather · 14 replies · 1,597+ views
    Jim Geraghty on "Voting to Kill"October 2, 2006 BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: I'd like to welcome to the program Jim Geraghty from National Review Online. He has a blog called The Kerry Spot, TKS. It's just a brilliant body of work. During the campaign of 2004 it was cited often by me -- not stolen by me, but cited often by me -- on this program. Jim has a book out called Voting to Kill. It's been out since September 19th. He went out and interviewed a number of Americans about the issues on their minds as the midterm elections come...
  • Has YOUR Congressman signed the "Border Security FIRST" Pledge?

    07/07/2006 5:26:33 PM PDT · by Rakkasan1 · 7 replies · 588+ views
    RightMarch ^ | 7-7-06 | William Greene
    Has YOUR Congressman signed the "Border Security FIRST" Pledge, to oppose ANY "immigration bill" that includes ANY "guest worker" or "path to citizenship" amnesty provisions? Doesn't he or she NEED to... NOW? Download the pledge: Until the federal government is willing to enforce the immigration laws that are already on the books, Americans will be highly skeptical of any additional promises to enforce a new and deeply flawed approach -- and rightly so. If recent history is an accurate guide, so-called "guest worker" proposals will only encourage new tidal waves of illegal aliens -- and make America's uncontrolled and...
  • Bush pushes guest worker plan as Republicans duel

    07/05/2006 1:48:43 PM PDT · by markedmannerf · 38 replies · 825+ views
    ABC ^ | July 5 2006
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush on Wednesday vowed to keep working for immigration legislation including a guest worker program, as Republicans held dueling hearings to build support for rival bills. Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter assembled employers and sympathetic politicians to testify in Philadelphia about the country's dependence on the estimated 11 to 12 million illegal immigrants in the United States. Meanwhile, House Republican leaders convened a public hearing at a Border Patrol station in San Diego to highlight the need for stricter enforcement along the U.S. border with Mexico to prevent illegal immigrants entering the country. Bush took...
  • Response from Congressman Farr on immigration bill

    06/11/2006 10:43:32 AM PDT · by Technoman · 25 replies · 1,234+ views
    Response | 06-09-06 | Congressman Sam Farr
    Dear (Technoman) : Thank you for contacting me to share your views on immigration. This is an issue with strong feelings on both sides. I want you to know that I do not support illegal immigration, that I believe all persons should respect and honor our laws for admission to our country and I am grateful for the US Border Patrol and National Guard who regulate our borders to discourage lawbreakers. However, the fact is that 12 million undocumented immigrants reside in the United States . This issue will not go away. We cannot turn our backs on the matter...
  • Fort Campbell Fisher House opens, welcomes first guest

    06/09/2006 5:42:56 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 707+ views
    ARNEWS ^ | Kelli Bland
    FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (June 8, 2006) -- The Fort Campbell, Ky., Fisher House opened its doors June 6 to Soldiers and families in need of a place to stay during hospitalization at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital. The grand opening showcased the eight-family “comfort home” designed to give Soldiers and families a home away from home. The facility has private bedrooms and bathrooms with a shared kitchen, living and laundry room. There are now 35 Fishes Houses around the world. Each was built to honor the sacrifices of Soldiers and families for what they do for the country, said Arnold Fisher,...
  • Are black Americans being blackmailed to support illegal aliens' false civil rights claims?

    05/24/2006 10:03:23 AM PDT · by KevinNuPac · 4 replies · 683+ views
    Renew America ^ | May 22, 2006 | Kevin Fobbs
    Are black Americans being blackmailed to support illegal aliens' false civil rights claims? Kevin Fobbs May 22, 2006 On May 1st, hundreds of thousands of illegal aliens took to American streets to essentially blackmail America into supporting their alleged "civil rights" which sent up at least a half dozen red flags in the black community. I'm quite certain that thousands of black mothers and fathers — who, by the way, are here in this country legally — who are struggling to obtain a decent education, or affordable housing, or quality health care or a job to support their family just...
  • Black conservative leaders oppose alien 'amnesty' plan

    05/24/2006 3:39:25 AM PDT · by Sharks · 13 replies · 594+ views
    THE WASHINGTON TIMES ^ | May 24, 2006 | Keyonna Summers
    Black leaders from across the country yesterday decried a guest-worker "amnesty" plan that would legalize millions of illegal aliens and threatened to sue the U.S. government if such legislation is passed. ----------------cut--------------------------------------------- Choose Black America is the second minority-based group created by the District-based Federation for American Immigration Reform that opposes illegal entry. FAIR last month helped create "You Don't Speak for Me," a national coalition of Hispanic Americans who oppose the idea of amnesty for illegal aliens and who spoke out against immigration rallies held recently. Leah Durant, a legal analyst for FAIR and a black activist in Virginia,...
  • Hastert May Block Version That Divides House GOP-Immigration Bill Expected To Pass Senate This Week

    05/24/2006 3:08:46 AM PDT · by Sharks · 44 replies · 1,001+ views
    washington post ^ | May 23, 2006 | Charles Babington
    Backers of President Bush's bid to revamp immigration laws scored another small victory in the Senate yesterday, but they are increasingly concerned about a House Republican policy that could block final agreement even if a bipartisan majority is within reach. Speaker J. Dennis Hastert's insistence that major legislation reach the House floor only if it appears to be backed by a "majority of the majority" could throw a high hurdle in front of efforts to reach a House-Senate compromise on immigration later this year, lawmakers said. Hastert (R-Ill.) has invoked the policy in blocking bills that appeared likely to win...