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  • Family forced into poverty after bank’s $2.1M overdraft mistake

    04/25/2018 12:09:23 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 52 replies
    nypost ^ | 04/25/2018 | Adam Bennett
    A British family of five has been forced into poverty after their bank froze all their accounts when an error left them $2.1 million overdrawn. The Livermore family have been forced to go to food banks and live off handouts from friends and relatives for nearly a month after a blunder by Barclays left them $700,000 overdrawn on each of their three accounts. Paul and his wife, Kayleigh, both 31, have struggled to provide for their three children, ages 11, 8 and 7, for almost a month after the mistake on Easter Monday, which is a national holiday in the...
  • Roger Stone: Trump Made a Mistake in Syria

    04/16/2018 10:23:08 AM PDT · by WisconsinRep · 76 replies
    Roger Stone ^ | Roger Stone | Roger Stone
    The President’s Syrian Mistake The war-hungry neocon crowd just keeps repeating the same discredited dirty trick The moment Donald Trump became president-elect, the political and governmental establishments of the United States, in particular the intelligence agencies, commenced nonstop efforts to stall, co-opt and dilute the policies on which Trump ran, and was ultimately elected. On trade, immigration, tax policy and regulatory reform President Trump has managed to accomplish more than many of his critics and even some of his supporters had thought possible. It is vital to note that some of the president’s policy advisors and even White House aides...
  • Police: Officers mistake pipe for gun, fatally shoot man

    04/04/2018 7:31:07 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 73 replies
    ABC News ^ | Apr 4, 2018, 9:49 PM ET | AP
    Police officers responding to reports of a man threatening people with a gun on Wednesday fatally shot a man carrying a metal pipe, mistaking it for a firearm, police said. It happened just before 5 p.m. in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn after three 911 callers said a "man was pointing a silver firearm at people on the street," according to NYPD Chief of Department Terence Monahan. .. Dr. Bennet Omalu announced that Clark was hit by eight bullets — six in the back, one in the neck and one in the thigh — and took three to 10...
  • Michigan Approves $360 in Weekly Unemployment to a German Shepherd

    02/05/2018 8:20:21 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 30 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | February 2, 2018 | Amber Randall
    A Michigan dog owner was surprised to find out that the state approved his German shepherd for weekly unemployment benefits. The Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency sent a letter to lawyer Michael Haddock saying that a Michael Ryder was approved to receive $360 a week in unemployment, reports ABC News. The only problem is that Ryder is Haddock’s German shepherd. The letter claimed that Michael Ryder worked at a restaurant chain in Detroit, Michigan. “I’m not sure what he’s going to do with the money,” Haddock said.
  • Have you read “Fire and Fury” yet? No… the other one

    01/10/2018 6:43:59 PM PST · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    Hot ^ | January 10, 2018 | JAZZ SHAW
    Confession time. I have not read the new Michael Wolff book, nor do I expect it to make its way to the top of my already extensive list of books I want to get around to reading. From what I’ve seen in various reviews and interviews I’m not missing out on much, but plenty of other people are snapping it up. Unfortunately for some of them, they didn’t look into the details very closely and wound up ordering a different tome by author Randall Hansen. His book, Fire and Fury: The Allied Bombing of Germany, 1942-1945 has experienced a surge...
  • Trump’s Gravest Mistake

    12/02/2017 11:01:37 AM PST · by davikkm · 131 replies
    IWB ^ | Daniel Carter
    Trump continues to make a mistake so costly that it could relegate him to the title of worst president of all time. Let me say first, if you are a Trump supporter, I am not your enemy. I am generally indifferent toward Trump and want the United States to succeed no matter who is president. The purpose of this article is to warn you about what the Deep State has in store for Trump and his supporters. Unfortunately, Trump’s rhetoric plays right into their hands. Recently, Trump made the mistake yet again by tweeting this: The largest and most...
  • Army Ranger Says He ‘Made a Mistake’ Standing For National Anthem Without His Team

    09/26/2017 4:57:47 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 83 replies
    GP ^ | 09/26/17 | Cristina Laila
    Former Army Ranger Alejandro Villanueva was the ONLY Steeler to come out for the National Anthem on Sunday. He stood in the tunnel while the rest of the team hid in the locker room like disrespectful cowards. Villanueva stood with his hand over his heart and sang along with pride during the National Anthem. The 28-year-old former Army Ranger is a bronze star recipient and served three tours in Afghanistan. Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said he noticed Villanueva during a preseason game because of the way he stood during the National Anthem, according to an article in Imagine being...
  • Trump argues Roy Moore could lose general election in Alabama Senate race

    09/23/2017 2:03:55 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 121 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 9/22/2017 | Sarah Westwood
    President Trump said Friday that Roy Moore, the challenger to Sen Luther Strange for the Republican Senate nomination in Alabama, would be more likely to lose the general election to the Democratic candidate. "I have to say this-Luther will definitely win. Roy has a very good chance of not winning-in the general election" Trump said during a rally in Huntsville, Ala on Friday in honor of Strange ahead of Tuesday's GOP primary runoff......
  • At rally for Sen. Luther Strange, Trump vents frustrations in rambling speech [tr]

    09/23/2017 8:14:39 AM PDT · by upchuck · 93 replies
    Wa Po ^ | Sep 23, 2017 | Jenna Johnson
    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — President Trump spent the first 25 minutes of a Friday night campaign rally explaining and defending his decision to endorse the Republican establishment’s pick for the Alabama Senate race. Then, he basically took it all back. “I might have made a mistake. I’ll be honest, I might have made a mistake,” Trump told a crowd of several thousand gathered at the Von Braun Center that cheered much louder for him than for the candidate he was there to support, Sen. Luther Strange, who was appointed earlier this year to fill the seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff...
  • POLL: How do you feel about President Trump pardoning Sheriff Joe Arpaio?

    08/27/2017 2:41:11 PM PDT · by Jeff Chandler · 58 replies
    How do you feel about President Trump pardoning Sheriff Joe Arpaio? It was wrong and President Trump should be impeached for it. It was a political end to a political prosecution. I'm not sure.
  • Vatican reportedly working on “Ecumenical Rite of Mass” for joint worship with Protestants

    06/23/2017 9:12:09 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 447 replies
    Veritas Vincint: "The Truth Shall Prevail" ^ | June 20, 2017 | Paul Simeon / John Supplers
    June 20, 2017 by paulsimeon2014 Vatican reportedly working on “Ecumenical Rite of Mass” for joint worship with Protestants Pope Francis meets with Rev. Jens-Martin Kruse at Rome’s Evangelical Lutheran Church on Nov. 15 2016Italian journalist and Vatican expert Marco Tosatti has reported that Pope Francis has formed a top-secret commission tasked with implementing a new kind of “mass” that is acceptable to Catholics, Lutherans and Anglicans. The commission consists of representatives from all three denominations, all bound to secrecy.The journalist, who is well known in Italy for his accurate reporting of all things happening in the Vatican, has said that...
  • TV Exec: NBC Made ‘Fundamental Mistake’ Thinking Megyn Kelly Was ‘Superstar'

    06/18/2017 4:24:03 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 77 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 06/17/17 | Tony Lee
    NBC News made a “fundamental mistake” when its network executives thought Megyn Kelly was a “super star,” according to a television executive CNN interviewed. Kelly, the former Fox News talent, has come under fire for her interview with Alex Jones, which is set to air on this Sunday on her Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly show. “They’ve made a fundamental mistake about Megyn which is they think she’s a super star,” the television executive reportedly told CNN. “What she is is a cable star, and that is a very different solar system.” While promoting her show, Kelly told numerous outlets...
  • Former DNC chair Ed Rendell: Clinton making mistake by attacking FBI director [says PA close]

    11/01/2016 5:00:18 PM PDT · by Hadean · 40 replies
    CNN ^ | Nov. 1, 2016 | Chris Massie
    Full title: Former DNC chair Ed Rendell: Clinton campaign is making a mistake by attacking FBI director (CNN)Ed Rendell, the former governor of Pennsylvania and former Democratic National Committee chairman, said Tuesday that Hillary Clinton's campaign was making a mistake by attacking FBI director James Comey over how he handled recent developments into the investigation of Clinton's private server. "I think that's, I wouldn't do that," Rendell told radio host Rich Zeoli on 1210 WPHT Philadelphia. "Again, you know, I'm not running the campaign by any means, but I wouldn't do that. I agree with you." Earlier in the interview,...
  • It Was ‘a Mistake’: Obama Reacts to Congress Overturning His Veto on 9/11 Bill

    09/28/2016 6:56:04 PM PDT · by Nachum · 82 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 9/28/16 | Sam Reisman
    President Barack Obama expressed his disappointment on Wednesday with Congress, which voted overwhelmingly to overturn his presidential veto on a bill that would allow families of terrorist victims to sue foreign nations. The Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA) will allow the families of 9/11 victims to seek restitution by suing Saudi Arabia, where the vast majority of the hijackers hailed from. It passed Congress unanimously, but Obama had expressed his intention to veto it, which he did on Friday. The Senate voted Wednesday 97-1 to override Obama’s veto, and the House voted likewise 348-77, effectively passing the bill...
  • Indiana man mistakenly shot by cop: 'Why did you shoot me?' (homeowner shot)

    08/27/2016 9:54:49 AM PDT · by Leaning Right · 31 replies
    Yahoo ^ | August 26, 2016 | AP
    An Indianapolis man who was mistakenly shot by a police officer responding to an armed robbery said Friday that he didn't know officers had arrived at his home until he was blinded by their flashlights after being shot. Carl Williams, a 48-year-old postal worker, said at a news conference that he was in his garage with his handgun at his right side early Tuesday awaiting police when he was shot, apparently just as officers were arriving.
  • The Trump Teleprompter (vanity/opinion)

    08/17/2016 8:31:48 AM PDT · by RetSignman · 57 replies
    Me | August 17, 2016 | retsignman
    How many times has 0 been ridiculed for using a teleprompter in his speeches. The answer is probable in the range of thousands of times but he is very, very good at fakery as are the ALL the media anchors. They are professional, often misleading, readers.
  • Iraqi Priest: Pulling US Troops Out Was a ‘Bigger Mistake’ Than 2003 Invasion

    05/11/2016 5:02:16 PM PDT · by StCloudMoose · 13 replies
    cns news ^ | 5/11/16
    A Chaldean Catholic priest who was kidnapped and tortured by Islamic militants a decade ago in Iraq said Tuesday in Washington that while the American invasion of his country in 2003 was a “big mistake,” President Obama’s decision to withdraw American troops in 2011 was “a bigger mistake.” After Obama ignored his generals’ recommendations and pulled the last U.S. troops out of Iraq, the president boasted that “we’re leaving behind a sovereign, stable and self-reliant Iraq… This is an extraordinary achievement, nearly nine years in the making.” But Fr. Douglas Bazi, a priest at the Mar Elias Catholic Church in...
  • What Obama Says Is His 'Worst Mistake' as President

    04/10/2016 1:29:20 PM PDT · by PROCON · 46 replies ^ | April 10, 2016 | Alexander Mallin
    In his final year in office, President Obama has spent a significant amount of time emphasizing what he sees as his long list of accomplishments since 2008, but in an interview today he also admitted what he considers to be his "worst mistake." "Probably failing to plan for, the day after, what I think was the right thing to do, in intervening in Libya," Obama said an interview with "Fox News Sunday." The 2011 U.S.-backed intervention that helped topple Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi wound up thrusting the country into turmoil that has only spiraled downward since.
  • Trump to NYT on Heidi Cruz retweet: 'Yeah, it was a mistake'

    04/02/2016 3:04:13 PM PDT · by McGruff · 123 replies
    CNN ^ | April 2, 2016 | Eugene Scott
    Donald Trump admitted to The New York Times on Saturday that retweeting an unflattering photo of Heidi Cruz was a mistake and that he would not do it again if given the opportunity. "Yeah, it was a mistake," he told columnist Maureen Dowd. "If I had to do it again, I wouldn't have sent it." Dowd was asking about an incident last month in which Trump retweeted a picture of Cruz, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz's wife, during a spat involving a nude photo of Trump's wife, Melania, that was circulated by an anti-Trump super PAC.
  • Trump: If GOP Doesn’t Admit Iraq War Was a Mistake, We’re Not Going to Win the General Election

    02/15/2016 12:28:07 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 192 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 02/14/16 | Pam Key
    Sunday on Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends,” Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump warned if the Republican Party isn’t willing to admit the 2003 invasion of Iraq was a mistake, then the party will be defeated in the upcoming general election. Trump said, “The Iraq war was a disaster. It was a mistake. We spent $2 trillion, thousands of lives, thousands of lives, wounded warriors who we love all over the place. What do we have? Nothing. Absolutely nothing. Iran is taking over Iraq as sure as you’re sitting there. And that’s the way it is. We get nothing. They get...