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  • Biden: 'There's an awful lot of really good Republicans out there'

    08/18/2019 3:21:12 AM PDT · by Libloather · 33 replies
    The Hill ^ | 8/17/19 | TAL AXELROD
    White House hopeful Joe Biden doubled down on his vow to cooperate with Republicans should he be elected president, saying he successfully worked across the aisle as vice president. “There’s an awful lot of really good Republicans out there,” he said Saturday at a Massachusetts fundraiser. “I get in trouble for saying that with Democrats, but the truth of the matter is, every time we ever got in trouble with our administration, remember who got sent up to Capitol Hill to fix it? Me. Because they know I respect the other team.” Biden acknowledged that while Republicans and Democrats appear...
  • America Needs to Lead the Way in Free Trade

    08/12/2019 5:54:52 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 11 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | August 9, 2019 | Derek Hosford and Tori Whiting
    The United States is not doing enough to promote free trade and the elimination of trade barriers around the world. In fact, it’s doing just the opposite and imposing barriers on billions of dollars’ worth of imports. As a result, new trade restrictions implemented by World Trade Organization member countries have reached historic highs. Over the last two review periods, new trade restrictions totaled $588.3 billion and $339.5 billion, respectively. For the previous two periods, new trade restrictions totaled roughly $100 billion or less. The latest figures present a worrisome and unpredictable climate that is harming the overall health of...
  • The Republican Running Against Donald Trump Took His Message To The Iowa State Fair. Few Listened.

    08/12/2019 1:29:04 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 42 replies
    Buzz Feed News ^ | August 12, 2019 | Rosie Gray in Des Moines
    DES MOINES — Democratic presidential candidates descended on Iowa in a flurry of activity this weekend, attending the annual Wing Ding dinner and speaking at the Iowa State Fair, meeting as many voters as they could and kicking off the primary season in earnest. Top-tier candidates like Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders attracted huge crowds who followed their every move as they ate corn dogs and looked at the cow made of butter. And then, more quietly, there was Bill Weld. Weld, the former governor of Massachusetts, arrived at the fair Sunday morning as a drizzly rain started to...
  • Kamala Harris gets clobbered for prosecutorial past as Democrats appear to see racism everywhere

    08/12/2019 12:45:50 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 44 replies
    Fox News.com ^ | August 112, 2019 | Liz Peek
    Democrats are panicking. In the wake of his many gaffes and shaky debate performances, many view front-runner Joe Biden as unable to go the distance, and unlikely to beat Donald Trump if he succeeds in winning the Democratic nomination. Which of the more than 20 other candidates in the race would be a better bet, they wonder? This is where the angst sets in. Elizabeth Warren is too radical, Bernie Sanders too angry, Beto too absurd, Mayor Pete too young, Cory Booker too annoying, which leaves….Kamala Harris. She’s tough, she can debate, as a woman of color she checks numerous...
  • Former U.S. Senator to become pot peddler

    01/05/2015 3:57:35 AM PST · by HomerBohn · 40 replies
    Personal Liberty ^ | 1/3/2014 | Sam Rolley
    Former Alaska Sen. Mike Gravel served as a Democratic lawmaker between 1969 and 1981. He walked marbled halls during Richard Nixon’s “War on Drugs” and witnessed his congressional colleagues trying to see who could produce the most heinous draconian drug laws. Today, Gravel is getting ready to sell some kush, or rather, serve as the CEO of an edible marijuana company called KUSH, a Cannabis Sativa, Inc. subsidiary. “I’m anxious to assist in bringing this important resource to a broader market in a serious and credible way,” the former lawmaker said in a statement. KUSH announced in a recent press...
  • Tulsi Gabbard Humiliates Kamala Harris In Front Of 10 Million People

    07/31/2019 10:23:47 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 151 replies
    washingtonexaminer.com ^ | July 31, 2019
    Gabbard attacked Harris for having locked up thousands of people for mere marijuana possession and laughing about it when asked whether she had smoked pot herself. The congresswoman piled onto Harris, adding on a reference to her office’s shameful move to keep people locked up to preserve "cheap labor for the state of California." This is all true, and here are the receipts. But Gabbard didn’t stop there.
  • Americans Jailed for Stabbing Italian Cop Turn On Each Other

    07/29/2019 9:25:38 PM PDT · by Tired of Taxes · 18 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | 7-29-19 | Barbie Latza Nadeau
    SOMMA VESUVIANA, ITALY–When 19-year-old Finnegan Elder and 18-year-old Gabe Natale Hjorth were first met by two undercover police officers with Italy’s military Carabiniere police force on a dark street near the Vatican in Rome, they thought they were about to get jumped. According to a 14-page document from the investigating judge, which was reviewed by The Daily Beast, the two Americans had earlier approached Sergio Brugiatelli, a layabout who can always be found on Piazza Mastei in Rome's Trastevere district, for cocaine. Brugiatelli pointed them to a pusher. The Americans allegedly thought they were buying cocaine, but when their €100...
  • Mike Pence cancelled NH trip to avoid drug-dealing ex-Giants player: report

    07/22/2019 6:47:42 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 20 replies
    NYPost ^ | July 22, 2019
    Vice President Mike Pence abruptly canceled a trip to New Hampshire earlier this month so he could avoid shaking hands with a former New York Giants player under investigation for allegedly dealing drugs in the state, a report said Monday. Pence on July 2 suddenly scrapped a scheduled roundtable discussion on the opioid crisis at the Granite Recovery Center headquarters in Manchester, NH — but his staff and the White House have stayed mum about why. According to Politico, had Pence gone to the event, he would likely have met ex-NFLer Jeff Hatch, who was at the time being probed...
  • Capital Punishment Is Government Overreach On Our Liberty

    07/19/2019 7:17:35 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 57 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 19, 2019 | Erich Reimer
    In 2018 25 persons were put to death by the United States. They ranged from 31 years old to 83 and all were convicted by courts, and those convictions affirmed by further courts, that found them guilty of heinous, horrid, disgusting crimes against their fellow man. Despite that, I believe that their deaths were wrong. The death penalty in the United States is seldom used. 25 states have either abolished it entirely or declared a moratorium on its use. Almost a dozen other states have not executed a person in years. Yet it still remains on the books and is more than...
  • Sens. Manchin & Braun Attempting to Practice Medicine Without a License—& Fighting Wrong War

    07/13/2019 5:27:23 AM PDT · by GailA · 120 replies
    Cato ^ | 7/12/19 | Jeffery Singer
    Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Mike Braun (R-IN) are still trying to address the fentanyl and heroin overdose crisis—soon to be joined by a methamphetamine and cocaine overdose crisis—by denying chronic pain patients access to pain relief. They have just introduced a bill they call The FDA Opioid Labeling Accuracy Act, which would “prohibit the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) from allowing opioids to be labeled for intended use of ‘around-the-clock, long-term opioid treatment’ until a study can be completed on the long-term use of opioids.” Set aside the fact that most pain specialists agree that, in some cases, long-term...
  • Howard Schultz Unifies the Parties -- Against Him

    02/06/2019 10:10:33 AM PST · by Kaslin · 26 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 6, 2019 | Salena Zito
    The endless fight between Republicans and Democrats seemed to pause last week. The cause: former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz's announcement on "60 Minutes" on Jan. 27 that he is seriously considering a 2020 run for president as a centrist independent. Social media and partisan opinion writers lost their collective minds on that possibility, one of the parties seemingly deploying an activist to disrupt his first public outing, a New York City book event. "Don't help elect Trump, you egotistical billionaire a--hole," the heckler yelled. "Go back to getting ratio'ed on Twitter. Go back to Davos with the other billionaire elites...
  • New JAMA study shows legalizing pot might discourage teen use

    07/09/2019 7:56:23 AM PDT · by luv2ski · 55 replies
    CNBC ^ | July 8, 2019 | Angelica LaVito
    Legalizing pot does not appear to encourage teen use and might actually discourage it, a study published Monday in JAMA Pediatrics suggests. Researchers analyzed data from more than 1.4 million high school students between 1993 and 2017, collected by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for its Youth Risk Behavior survey. The results show teen pot use both before and after medical marijuana laws were adopted in 27 states, seven of which also legalized recreational marijuana during the survey period. Teen marijuana use didn’t change much after medical marijuana was legalized, they found. In states that legalized recreational use,...
  • Andrew Yang Censored by MSNBC During Debate Night

    07/02/2019 7:00:35 AM PDT · by Jess Kitting · 24 replies
    Youtube ^ | June 28, 2019 | Steve Dannely
    See video at link. Andrew Yang has been censored by MSNBC. His mic was cut off during the debate so he could not respond. The other candidates' mics were NOT cut off. He only got two questions. Why? They (media punks) said Yang was the debate's "loser". They didn't even give him the chance to speak and tried to make him appear timid and stupid. Why don't the mainstream media want people to hear what Yang has to say?
  • Smugglers are Pushing Adults and Kids Into the Rio Grande to Distract Border Patrol Agents

    07/01/2019 12:49:35 PM PDT · by Liberty7732 · 30 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 07/01/19
    Last week a photo of a man and his daughter went viral after they drowned together in the Rio Grande. It happened while they attempted to enter the United States illegally. According to Border Patrol agents, pushing adults and children into the river is a new tactic being used as a distraction by smugglers. While agents focus their attention on water rescue missions, they take advantage.
  • Laws must be applied equally or they don’t matter

    06/27/2019 10:25:16 AM PDT · by bitt · 20 replies
    boston herald ^ | 6/25/2019 | howie carr
    Volodymyr Zhukovskyy is what happens when you stop enforcing all the laws, for all the people. If you tell one group of individuals that, for whatever reason, there are certain laws they no longer have to abide by, it’s not long before everybody else begins to believe that there’s no reason they should be held accountable for any crimes they commit either. Here’s the deal for any society: either all the laws have to be enforced for everybody, across the board, or pretty soon they’re not going to be enforced for anybody. The only alternative is to start repealing all...
  • House Oversight Authorizes Subpoena for Kellyanne Conway Over the Hatch Act

    06/26/2019 10:37:42 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 53 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 26, 2019 | Cortney O'Brien
    Well, they've gone and done it. The House Oversight and Reform Committee voted to authorize a subpoena for White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway to testify about her potential Hatch Act violations. The panel says that Conway engaged in "egregious, repeated, and very public violations” of the ethics law. "Here, we have a clear-cut case of a federal employee violating federal law over and over and over again,”  Chairman Elijah Cummings (D-MD) alleged on Wednesday after the panel's vote.Conway knows what's going on. The Democrats on the panel, she said earlier this week, want to silence her."They want a big roll of...
  • Bernie Sanders, Liz Warren talk decriminalizing prostitution

    06/21/2019 5:26:36 PM PDT · by SJackson · 42 replies
    NY Post ^ | June 20, 2019 | Nikki Schwab
    Bernie Sanders, Liz Warren talk decriminalizing prostitution WASHINGTON – The two progressive presidential candidates backing Queens District Attorney candidate Tiffany Cabán are also backing her on one of her signature issues. Cabán wants to decriminalize sex work, arguing that the current laws go after people who are destabilized by the current economic system. “This is literally how they put food on their tables,” Cabán said in a debate Tuesday. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) – who endorsed Cabán Wednesday – said he was open to the idea as well. “Bernie believes that decriminalization is certainly something that should be considered,” Sanders’...
  • Warren Survey Seeks Guidance on Top Issues: Guns, Pot, Climate Change, Corruption

    04/08/2019 10:15:04 AM PDT · by rktman · 25 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 4/8/20198 | Penny Star
    Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) posted a survey on Facebook, requiring people’s email address and zip code, and asked respondents to pick what they think are the most important issues facing the country today. Warren pledged in text accompanying the survey to make “big structural change” in America. “Our grassroots movement is ready to fight hard and make big, structural change in this country,” the text on the survey read. “We’re going to do this by lifting up everyone’s voices and making this campaign about the priorities of the people — not the powerful special interests.”
  • Mother playing 'chicken' with her kids fatally strikes son with SUV, officials say

    06/23/2019 12:42:35 PM PDT · by bgill · 87 replies
    nbc ^ | June 23, 2019 | Janelle Griffith
    A Houston woman who was driving a sport utility vehicle toward her children in an apparent game of "chicken" struck and killed her 3-year-old son, authorities said. Lexus Stagg, 26, was arrested and charged with criminally negligent homicide in the boy's June 11 death, Harris County prosecutors said in a statement Friday. “Cars aren’t toys and playing chicken with your kids isn’t a game,” Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg said in the statement. Stagg can be seen on surveillance video reversing a white Lincoln Navigator in an apartment complex parking lot as her three small children run toward the...
  • Peggy Noonan: Trump’s Nonstop ‘Harum-Scarum’ Is ‘Exhausting’

    06/23/2019 10:39:35 AM PDT · by rktman · 62 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 6/23/2019 | Pam Key
    Sunday on NBC’s “Meet The Press,” Wall Street Journal columnist Peggy Noonan said President Donald Trump’s style of “harum-scarum” was exhausting the America people. Noonan said, “Do you remember on the Ed Sullivan show when we were little children? There was a guy who came and balanced plates. There would be a stick, put a plate up, get it going, get another and then he would run back and forth just trying to keep them all up. Balancing plates is part of the tone of this administration and of this president.”