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  • Steve Stephens maybe in Philly

    04/17/2017 1:17:47 PM PDT · by WakeUpAndVote · 20 replies
    NBC Philthadelphia ^ | 4.17.17 | WakeUpAndVote
    Update, didn't see this posted. Schools in lock down.
  • White House claims on Syria chemical attack ‘obviously false’ – MIT professor

    04/12/2017 8:17:52 PM PDT · by FR_addict · 53 replies
    RT America ^ | April 12,2017 | RT America
    A professor who challenged the 2013 claims of a chemical attack in Syria is now questioning the Trump administration’s narrative blaming the Assad government for the April 4 attack in the Idlib province town of Khan Shaykhun. On Tuesday, the White House released a declassified intelligence brief accusing Syrian President Bashar Assad of ordering and organizing the attack, in which Syrian planes allegedly dropped chemical ordnance on civilians in the rebel-held town. The report “contains absolutely no evidence that this attack was the result of a munition being dropped from an aircraft,” wrote Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Professor Theodore...
  • Quebec driver charged after police find suspension made from wooden logs and chicken wire

    04/12/2017 2:36:57 PM PDT · by rickmichaels · 48 replies
    Ottawa Citizen ^ | April 11, 2017 | Andrew Seymour
    A driver who used wooden logs and chicken wire to reinforce his vehicle’s suspension was ticketed and had his car impounded by police following a traffic stop in west Quebec. The MRC des Collines police said they pulled the 1999 Toyota Tercel over on Sunday at about 10:45 p.m. on route du Carrefour in Val-des-Monts after noticing the car didn’t have working brake lights. After pulling the car over, they discovered that the 28-year-old driver had no proof of insurance and an open beer in the front seat, police said. A closer inspection of the car also revealed that three...
  • Chelsea Clinton Gives Advice on How Millennial Women Can Be as Successful as Her

    04/06/2017 4:08:36 AM PDT · by kevcol · 69 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | April 5, 2017 | Alex Griswold
    Chelsea Clinton gives advice to young women in a new interview published Wednesday about how they can ask for raises and advance their careers. . . . "It’s better to ask and be told ‘no’ than to not ask at all, and to recognize that you’re not alone," she said.
  • Bill O’Reilly Thrives at Fox News, Even as Harassment Settlements Add Up

    04/01/2017 11:07:28 AM PDT · by Boomer · 95 replies
    NYT ^ | APRIL 1, 2017 | EMILY STEEL and MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT
    An investigation by The New York Times has found a total of five women who have received payouts from either Mr. O’Reilly or the company in exchange for agreeing to not pursue litigation or speak about their accusations against him. The agreements totaled about $13 million. Two settlements came after the network’s former chairman, Roger Ailes, was dismissed last summer in the wake of a sexual harassment scandal, when the company said it did not tolerate behavior that “disrespects women or contributes to an uncomfortable work environment.”
  • Rep. Walter Jones becomes first Republican to call on Nunes to step aside in Russia probe

    03/29/2017 4:22:24 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 63 replies
    Fox News ^ | 3/28/17
    North Carolina Rep. Walter Jones on Tuesday became the first congressional Republican to call for fellow party member Rep. Devin Nunes to step aside from leading the House Intelligence Committee’s probe into alleged ties between Russia and Donald Trump’s successful presidential campaign.
  • Napolitano told friends he was on Trump's Supreme Court shortlist

    03/25/2017 11:29:46 PM PDT · by V K Lee · 24 replies
    Judge Andrew Napolitano may be temporarily sidelined at Fox News, but he’s been telling friends and associates that he could be in for a big promotion — to the Supreme Court. After meeting with President Trump twice during the transition, first in December and again in mid-January, the Newark, N.J.-born television personality told several people that Trump said he was on the list of judges from whom he was selecting a nominee for the high court. “He said, ‘Trump said I’m on the list,’” said a source who spoke with Napolitano shortly after one of his meetings with the then...
  • Man burns down parents' house, kills pets while trying to exterminate ants

    03/20/2017 9:00:36 PM PDT · by dayglored · 52 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | Mar 21, 2017 | Associated Press writer
    Maine's state fire marshal says a man burned down his parents' house and killed three pets while trying to exterminate ants in his basement with matches. Investigators say 21-year-old Devon Doucette was trying to incinerate the ants with wooden matches when one of them ignited combustible materials. The fire quickly spread to the rest of the house. ...the house is owned by his parents, who were not home at the time... the fire killed two cats and one dog. They say charges are not likely.
  • Judge's Ruling that New Executive Order Violates the Establishment Clause “Fundamentally Flawed”

    03/15/2017 10:54:30 PM PDT · by LeoWindhorse · 56 replies
    ACLJ News ^ | 3/15/2017 | Jay Sekulow
    A federal district judge in Hawaii has just issued a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) blocking the key provisions of the President’s revised Executive order that pauses the refugee program and admittance of foreign nationals from 6 terrorist hotbeds (Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia, and Yemen) until thorough vetting can be put in place. The court disturbingly ruled that these two provisions – pausing refugees and foreign national entry from 6 nations – target Muslims and violate the Establishment Clause. The court created a constitutional crisis where none existed. The court’s Establishment Clause analysis is fundamentally flawed and ignores the separation...
  • Trump’s Defense Secretary Cites Climate Change as National Security Challenge

    03/15/2017 8:27:50 PM PDT · by pissant · 125 replies
    Pro-Publica ^ | 3.14.17 | Andy Revkin
    Secretary of Defense James Mattis has asserted that climate change is real, and a threat to American interests abroad and the Pentagon’s assets everywhere, a position that appears at odds with the views of the president who appointed him and many in the administration in which he serves. In unpublished written testimony provided to the Senate Armed Services Committee after his confirmation hearing in January, Mattis said it was incumbent on the U.S. military to consider how changes like open-water routes in the thawing Arctic and drought in global trouble spots can pose challenges for troops and defense planners. He...
  • Rep. Gutierrez Handcuffed in ICE Office After Bringing Demands, Staging Sit-in

    03/14/2017 6:39:38 AM PDT · by billorites · 47 replies
    PJMedia ^ | March 13, 2017 | Bridget Johnson
    Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) got handcuffed in an Immigration and Customs Enforcement office in Chicago today after arriving with a list of demands and staging a sit-in. One of the things the congressman was protesting was a series of tweets issued by ICE last week warning that those covered under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program weren't necessarily safe from removal. "DACA is not a protected legal status, but active DACA recipients are typically a lower level of enforcement priority," ICE tweeted. "Deferred action may be revoked anytime especially when someone commits a crime or poses a national security...
  • California Dem boycotting Trump's address to Congress

    02/28/2017 12:22:31 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 52 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 28, 2017
    Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) says she will skip President Trump’s address to Congress Tuesday night, according to ABC News. .@MaxineWaters is skipping Trump's speech to Congress. Told caucus this morning that anyone who can't sit still shouldn't go, per sources. — Ben Siegel (@benyc) February 28, 2017 Waters's office confirmed to The Hill that she will not attend the speech, but denied that she has encouraged other members to skip as well. The California Democrat similarly refused to attend Trump’s inauguration in January, saying she “never contemplated even going near any of those activities.” Nearly 70 other Democratic lawmakers also...
  • George W. Bush on Trump presidency: 'I don't like the racism'

    02/28/2017 3:21:38 AM PST · by kevcol · 218 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | February 27, 2017 | Caitlin Yilek
    Former President George W. Bush is criticizing President Donald Trump's first month in office, though he remains optimistic about the future. "I don't like the racism and I don't like the name-calling and I don't like the people feeling alienated," Bush told People magazine. "Nobody likes that." . . . "I didn't feel like speaking out before because I didn't want to complicate the job and I'm not going to this time. However, at the Bush Center we are speaking up." The Bush Center programs include immigration ceremonies, AIDS prevention programs in Africa and leadership training for Muslim women.
  • George W. Bush on Trump and Russia: 'We all need answers'

    02/27/2017 7:25:29 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 166 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Feb 27, 2017 9:47 AM EST
    Former President George W. Bush said Monday “we all need answers” on the extent of contact between President Donald Trump’s team and the Russian government, and didn’t rule out the idea that a special prosecutor could be necessary to lead an investigation. The Republican also defended the media’s role in keeping world leaders in check, noting that “power can be addictive,” and warned against immigration policies that could alienate Muslims. “I am for an immigration policy that’s welcoming and upholds the law,” Bush told NBC’s “Today” show. Bush’s comments came after a prominent Republican in Congress, Rep. Darrell Issa of...
  • Darrell Issa on need for independent prosecutor: Russia is ‘evil’

    02/25/2017 3:13:58 PM PST · by WilliamIII · 97 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | Feb 25 2017 | Sacramento Bee
    Rep. Darrell Issa, saying that “Russia is evil,” said at the California Republican Party convention Saturday in Sacramento that an independent probe of the Trump campaign’s ties to the country is necessary to prevent it from interfering in elections. Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article134995114.html#storylink=cpy
  • Hey, ‘SNL': Rosie O’Donnell Poses as Steve Bannon in Bid for New Gig

    02/10/2017 6:17:09 AM PST · by RummyChick · 51 replies
    thewrap ^ | 2/9/17 | ross lincoln
    Yeah, we’re thinking Rosie O’Donnell is definitely gunning for that “Saturday Night Live” guest gig. And she might deserve it too, after updating her official Twitter profile picture Thursday night with a scary-accurate Photoshopped image of her as White House Advisor Steve Bannon. Earlier this week it emerged via Politico that beleaguered White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer drew boss Donald Trump’s severe displeasure thanks to a Melissa McCarthy’s brutal, and highly celebrated portrayal of him on “SNL.” Trump’s problem? Not that she made him look like a petulant buffoon, but that she was “she.” Apparently, Spicer’s job is on...
  • MSNBC Host Suggests Trump May Start Killing Journalists

    02/07/2017 7:31:02 AM PST · by HomerBohn · 100 replies
    Information Liberation ^ | 2/6/2017 | Chris Menahan
    President Donald Trump start killing journalists because he pointed out Sunday the US is not "so innocent" and may have done some nasty things in the past? Maybe, at least according to MSNBC's Katy Tur. From Newsbusters: MSNBC took its fear mongering smears of the Donald Trump administration to a dark new low Monday afternoon when reporter Katy Tur suggested the president’s war with the media would start racking up actual casualties. During an interview with Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer, a Republican, Tur suggested Trump would take a page from Russian President Vladimir Putin’s playbook and start targeting journalists for...
  • Pelosi Doesn’t Know Where Her ‘Real People’ Are

    01/31/2017 11:01:44 AM PST · by ColdOne · 66 replies
    freebeacon.com ^ | 1/30/17 | Jack Heretik
    Pelosi turned the podium over to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.), who spoke and held a small candle before Pelosi wanted to introduce and bring in some "real people." "I want to introduce the real people," Pelosi said. "I'll do the real people now." Pelosi spoke some more before mentioning two people who would tell "their courageous stories." "Are they here?" Schumer asked as he looked around. "Where are they?" After realizing that the two "real people" were not present, Pelosi and Schumer went to introduce Sen. Chris Murphy (D., Conn.). Murphy was not present either, however. Pelosi...
  • 'Annoying' anti-cowbell campaigner denied Swiss passport

    01/11/2017 10:52:06 PM PST · by LouieFisk · 21 replies
    The Local (ch) ^ | Jan 9, 2017 | Caroline Bishop
    A Dutch woman has seen her request for Swiss citizenship refused for the second time by local residents who object to her media campaigning against cowbells and other Swiss traditions. A vegan and supporter of animal rights, she gained a reputation in her community of Gipf-Oberfrick, in the canton of Aargau, after campaigning against cowbells, claiming they were damaging to cows’ health.
  • Thieves fetch 36,000 lbs of dog food; investigators hungry for leads

    01/11/2017 2:23:55 PM PST · by LouieFisk · 24 replies
    WOWT-TV News ^ | Jan 11, 2017 | Mike McKnight
    La Vista Police spotted a semi with an empty trailer in an industrial area on Monday. It had been stolen from a Bellevue trucking firm lot. Investigators have determined about 36,000 pounds of Blue Buffalo dog food worth about $120,000 had been stolen from the trailer.