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  • Mollie Tibbetts killed by illegal alien

    08/21/2018 2:07:29 PM PDT · by CaptainK · 184 replies
    FOX NEWS ^ | 08/12/2018 | FOX NEWS
    Per ongoing news conference
  • Mollie Tibbetts, missing Iowa student, found dead, sources say

    08/21/2018 6:40:09 AM PDT · by sodpoodle · 157 replies
    Fox News/MSN ^ | 8/21/2018 | Katherine Lam
    The body of missing college student Mollie Tibbetts was found Tuesday, two sources told Fox News, bringing an end to an intensive search that lasted more than a month and captured national headlines. A law enforcement source told Fox News the body was found in Iowa, but more specific details about the location were not released.
  • Mollie Tibbetts, missing Iowa student, found dead,

    08/21/2018 6:11:33 AM PDT · by RevelationDavid · 82 replies
    Sad... RIP Mollie, prayers for the Tibbetts family.
  • CBS News pollster reveals why ‘blue wave’ is unlikely

    08/18/2018 6:20:39 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 59 replies
    NY Post ^ | August 18, 2018 | By Mary Kay Linge
    ... “In 2016, a lot of us assumed we knew what would happen in Michigan and Wisconsin,” Salvanto told The Post. “It was a great lesson for us pollsters: Even if you think you know what will happen, poll it if you can.” Blame it on the Blue Wall. Since 1992, in six consecutive presidential elections, a solid block of 18 states had voted for the Democrat every single time. They would have given Clinton 239 electoral votes — 89 percent of the way to victory — if she had held on to them all.Few bothered to ask those states’...
  • Say Hello to Full Employment: Want to know where the economy is headed? Look at Des Moines.

    08/18/2018 8:16:05 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 43 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | July 6, 2018 | Annie Lowrey
    This morning, the Labor Department announced that the national unemployment rate ticked up to 4 percent in June for good reasons, as hundreds of thousands more Americans sought work. For the first time in recorded history, the number of job openings is higher than the number of people looking for a job. That has raised hopes that wage growth might finally begin to pick up, with employers bidding more to attract new workers and offering raises to retain their existing staff. Full employment — that magical economic state, in which everyone who wants work has it, and at a good...
  • Univ. of Iowa Reinstates Religious Groups Following Lawsuit by Christian Student Group: Lawyers

    08/18/2018 4:47:13 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 9 replies
    The College Fix ^ | 8/13/18 | Staff
    Temporary reprieve for Sikhs, Muslims and ChristiansWhen a judge forced the University of Iowa to recognize a Christian student group on the same terms that it recognized a Muslim student group, the university balked. It derecognized more than three dozen religious student groups that didn’t explicitly allow students outside their faith to serve in leadership positions, including the Muslim club. Following a new lawsuit by a different Christian student group, InterVarsity, in response to its sudden derecognition, the taxpayer-funded institution has allegedly relented, at least temporarily. InterVarsity’s lawyers at the Becket firm said Monday that the university agreed to reinstate...
  • Appeals board says woman who disparaged Mexicans can't claim jobless benefits by citing Trump

    08/18/2018 10:48:05 AM PDT · by rickmichaels · 30 replies
    The Hill ^ | Aug. 16, 2018 | Morgan Gstalter
    An Iowa appeals board has reversed a judge's ruling that a woman who disparaged Mexicans can claim unemployment benefits because such rhetoric is "common" after President Trump was elected. Angela Diers filed for unemployment after said she was fired from her job at Dexter Laundry after she said in front of co-workers that she hated “f---ing Mexicans," The Des Moines Register reported Wednesday. Administrative Law Judge Beth Scheetz had originally approved Diers's request for aid, saying that derogatory comments about "blacks and foreigners" were commonplace at the commercial washer and dryer manufacturing plant where Diers worked. “Since President Trump’s election,...
  • Tuesday Marks Last Day to Vote on Top Three New Foods at Iowa State Fair

    08/14/2018 9:06:30 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    WHO-TV ^ | August 14, 2018 | Christina Salonikas
    DES MOINES, Iowa – There are three finalists for the 2018 Best New Food at the Iowa State Fair. The Brown Sugar Pork Belly on a Stick is made at the Iowa Pork Tent. It is a quarter pound strip of pork belly that is coated in brown sugar. It costs $7. The All Iowa Belly Up Burger is located at the Rib Shack. It is a half-pound of ground pork belly that is seasoned in its signature sauce. There are two pieces of sugar coated bacon, pulled pork and coleslaw. It costs $10. The third finalist comes from the...
  • Michael Avenatti is no Donald Trump. Not even close.

    08/13/2018 9:42:53 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    CNN Politics ^ | August 13, 2018 | Chris Cillizza, CNN Editor-at-large
    Michael Avenatti was in Iowa this weekend. Because he is thinking, actively, about running for president. Of the United States. Which is something we have to take seriously. Because Donald Trump is president. Or something. The logic goes like this: Trump was a businessman who had never run for office before but was famous for being on TV. Avenatti, who, in case you haven't watched cable TV in the past few months (shame!) is porn star Stormy Daniels' lawyer, has also never run for political office before and is famous for being on TV. Avenatti himself is drawing comparisons between...
  • Michael Avenatti Urges Democrats to Reject Michelle Obama’s Advice on Trump

    08/10/2018 11:44:13 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    The New York Times ^ | August 10, 2018 | Maggie Astor
    CLEAR LAKE, Iowa — Michael Avenatti, fresh off his declaration that he may run for president in 2020, used his first big speech as a prospective candidate to call on the Democratic Party to reject Michelle Obama’s oft-quoted advice about President Trump and his allies: “When they go low, we go high.” Mr. Avenatti, the hard-charging lawyer who represents the pornographic film star Stephanie Clifford, known as Stormy Daniels, did not once mention the former first lady in his keynote speech Friday night at the Democratic Wing Ding, a party fund-raiser in northern Iowa. But there was no mistaking his...
  • Porn Star Lawyer Avenatti Takes His Fighting Message to Iowa

    08/09/2018 10:26:02 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    US News & World Report ^ | August 9, 2018 | Catherine Lucey, The Associated Press
    Michael Avenatti's crusade for the porn actress taking on the president has already catapulted him to cable news stardom and endeared him to many frustrated liberals. Now the self-styled "dragon slayer" is taking his message to Iowa Democrats. And the attorney who has spent months positioning himself as one of President Donald Trump's leading critics insists this foray into Iowa — an early proving ground on the presidential campaign calendar — is not a stunt. "I am not proposing this to get under the president's skin," Avenatti said in an interview. "I am seriously considering it, and I think a...
  • Avenatti: 'I’m exploring a run for the presidency'

    08/09/2018 5:29:15 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 56 replies
    The Hill ^ | Justin Wise - 08/09/18 | Justin Wise - 08/09/18
    Stormy Daniels’s attorney, Michael Avenatti, said Thursday that he's officially exploring a run for U.S. president in 2020. "I’m exploring a run for the presidency of the United States," Avenatti told The Des Moines Register, a day before he's scheduled to speak at the Democratic Wing Ding fundraiser in Iowa. "I wanted to come to Iowa and listen to people and learn about some issues that are facing the citizens of Iowa and do my homework." The Register notes that the event Avenatti is speaking at is a historic platform for presidential hopefuls. 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and...
  • Farmers Backed Trump But Suffer from His Trade War

    08/08/2018 8:58:59 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 50 replies
    Townhall ^ | 08/08/2018 | Steven Hilding
    President Donald Trump is clearly concerned about the plight of American farmers. He pushed the Department of Agriculture to make available up to $12 billion of temporary relief to those farms caught in the middle of his tariff war – starting this Labor Day. It’s laudable that he wants to address this problem, but let’s remember that it was a problem of his own creation. America is a breadbasket to much of the world because of our exceptional farmland. We have about two-and-a-half times as much arable land as does China, for instance, with about the same landmass. That means...
  • John McCain passes the torch at the International Republican Institute

    08/04/2018 8:31:52 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 51 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | August 3, 2018 | Josh Rogin
    For the first time in 25 years, the International Republican Institute will have a new leader. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), who is battling brain cancer, has decided to step down from his role as chairman of the board of the organization, which for decades he has helped to fight for democracy, freedom, civil society, the rule of law and human rights around the world. McCain’s handoff to IRI’s next chairman, Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska), is not a signal that McCain’s health is declining. In fact, several McCain associates say his condition hasn’t changed in recent months and he remains actively...
  • Iowa State Fair Says Grandstand Project Will be Done by Opening Day

    08/05/2018 7:41:28 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    WHO-TV ^ | August 3, 2018 | Laura Barczewski
    DES MOINES, Iowa -- The Iowa State Fair is less than a week away and some areas are still under construction including the Grandstand. The renovated Grandstand will seat 14,500 people compared to the original 10,500. “I say we have four things, ease of getting in. You’re going to get in easier. You don’t have to have tickets for the food and beverage this year, so the lines should be shorter for that. We have new concessions and new restrooms and a bigger stage,” Iowa State Fair Manager and CEO Gary Slater said. The bigger stage and additional seats go...
  • People still don’t get it that Trump won

    08/04/2018 2:35:30 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    Albia News ^ | August 3, 2018 | Mary Tyler Moore
    TODAY’S POLITICS center around wheelings and dealings that are totally foreign to me. “Foreign,” as in Venezuela or Ukraine or the Philippines - not in my American experience. Apparently, it is understood, everywhere but on the distaff side of The Hilltop, that the main purpose of today’s political movements and machinations is to remove our current President from his desk in the Oval Office. “Reasons” given include his foreign policy, brash speech, inflammatory tweets, so on and so on. Peel away the verbage: The basic reason that the Democrats, RINOs, media and Deep State want to rid themselves of Donald...
  • Mollie Tibbetts' boyfriend, brothers, dad urge witnesses to 'come forward' in exclusive interviews

    08/01/2018 10:22:11 AM PDT · by PghBaldy · 28 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 1 | Cristina Corbin & Greg Norman
    The boyfriend of missing college student Mollie Tibbetts told Fox News Channel in an exclusive interview Wednesday that he believes the doors of the home she was last staying in were left unlocked – and that he now locks his doors every night. “It’s Brooklyn. You don’t lock your doors,” Dalton Jack said. “We lock our doors now. Every night.
  • In Just the Last Two Weeks, Dozens of Children in Iowa Have Vanished

    07/28/2018 11:34:56 AM PDT · by a little elbow grease · 60 replies ^ | 7/28/18 | Rachel Blevins
    While one young college student has made headlines after she disappeared, dozens of children have gone missing in the same state. A young University of Iowa student made headlines recently after she disappeared during an evening jog—but she is just one of the dozens of people who have been reported missing in Iowa in the last 10 days, and the overwhelming majority of the disappearances are children. Mollie Tibbetts, 20, has become the latest face of the missing person database this week after she was last seen going for a jog near her boyfriend’s house on the evening of July...
  • Mollie Tibbetts Update: Police Obtain Fitbit Data for Missing Iowa Student

    07/27/2018 9:10:33 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 44 replies
    Heavy ^ | July 26, 2018
    The search for a missing University of Iowa student entered its eighth day on July 26, with investigators examining technology, including her FitBit, while continuing a ground search around the area where she was last seen. Mollie Tibbetts, 20, vanished from Brooklyn, Iowa, where she was dog-sitting at her boyfriend’s brother’s house. She was last seen jogging on the evening of Wednesday, July 18, and sent messages from her phone to her boyfriend and mother later that night. She was reported missing after she didn’t show up for work at a daycamp on July 19. Authorities have said they are...
  • President Trump headed to eastern Iowa

    07/26/2018 9:20:38 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    KWQC-TV ^ | July 26, 2018 | Ellyn Felton, KCRG-TV9
    PEOSTA, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- President Donald Trump is expected to land at the Dubuque around 10:45 a.m. on July 26. Operations Supervisor for the Dubuque Regional Airport Todd Dalsing said many planes have been flying in and out of the airport the past few days preparing for when President Trump arrives Thursday morning. The president plans on heading to Northeast Iowa Community College after landing for a roundtable event to discuss workforce development. HyVee tells TV9 their CEO will be in attendance during the roundtable. President Trump will also be looking at some of the manufacturing labs at the community...