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  • DC City Council appears set to reverse $15 minimum wage

    07/10/2018 5:14:42 AM PDT · by Enterprise · 22 replies
    https://www.washingtonexaminer.com ^ | July 09, 2018 | Sean Higgins
    DC City Council Chairman Phil Mendelson announced Monday that he along with several other council members would introduce a bill during Tuesday's session to repeal Initiative 77, the city's newly-passed $15 an hour minimum wage. (Snip) "I don't believe the law that Initiative 77 would put into place is good for our city, good for our restaurant industry or good for our workers," Evans told a local ABC affiliate. Evans and others on the city council as well as Democratic Mayor Muriel Bowser have long been critical of the initiative.
  • Walmart pulls “Impeach 45” t-shirts

    07/03/2018 11:59:34 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 75 replies
    Fast company. Com ^ | Jul 3, 2018 | Elizabeth Segran
    The Walmart.com marketplace is teeming with MAGA hats and coffee mugs, but the company has just pulled an anti-Trump shirt with the slogan “Impeach 45” from its website. Late last night, Ryan Fournier, the chairman of the political group Students For Trump, tweeted about the shirt (that also came in adorable onesie form), asking Walmart, “What kind of message are you trying to send?” ... It appears that Walmart has now taken down the listing for the shirt, caving in to the pressure. Another shirt that said “45 You’re Fired” has also been removed from the site. ...
  • Chicago-based medical association cancels San Francisco convention

    07/02/2018 10:01:02 PM PDT · by Sam_Damon · 47 replies
    KGO-TV news San Francisco ^ | July 2, 2018 | Staff
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- The homeless encampments and drug addicts have become more visible to tourists, at times overshadowing the many landmarks that make San Francisco unique. Groups that hold their conventions here continue to take notice. "And it's not just groups but also a lot of individual travelers. We hear a lot from individual travelers that have come here and have had negative experiences on the streets and say they don't want to come back to San Francisco, said Joe D'Alessandro, President and CEO of the San Francisco Travel Association.
  • Show Support for President Trump: Wear #MAGA hats this weekend during Singapore Summit

    05/11/2018 11:57:38 AM PDT · by topher · 14 replies
    Vanity | 11-May-2018 | vanity
    Why not show support for President Trump than by wearing your #MAGA - Make America Great Again hats... Our president needs our support and prayers!
  • ‘Tough Guy’ Joe Biden Backs Away from Trump Challenge in 2020

    03/26/2018 6:10:36 AM PDT · by RevelationDavid · 35 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Joel B. Pollak
    ‘Tough Guy’ Joe Biden Backs Away from Trump Challenge in 2020 "Asked whether he would challenge Trump in the 2020 election, Biden said, “Honest to God I don’t know … I have to be able to stand in front of a mirror and look in the mirror and know that if I don’t run it’s not because I’m afraid of losing, it’s not because I don’t want to take on the responsibility, it’s because there’s somebody better to do it and/or because emotionally I’m not positioned to be all in. And so the jury’s still out.” More at link:
  • The Media Stopped Reporting The Russia Collusion Story Because They Helped Create It

    02/15/2018 8:13:13 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 17 replies
    The Federalist ^ | Feburary 15,2018 | Lee Smith
    This Isn’t the 27-Year-Olds’ Fault I’ve argued over the last year that the phony collusion narrative is a symptom of the structural problems with the press. The rise of the Internet, then social media, and gross corporate mismanagement damaged traditional media institutions. As newspapers and magazines around the country went bankrupt when ownership couldn’t figure out how to make money off the new digital advertising model, an entire generation of journalistic experience, expertise, and ethics was lost. It was replaced, as one Obama White House official famously explained, by 27-year-olds who “literally know nothing.” But the first vehicles of the...
  • Sen. Johnson Backs off 'Secret Society' Claim

    01/26/2018 8:14:15 AM PST · by ManHunter · 50 replies
    CNN ^ | 25 JAN 2018 | Manu Raju
    The chairman of the Senate Homeland Security Committee acknowledged Thursday that a reference made between two FBI employees of a "secret society" could have been said in jest as opposed to evidence of an anti-Donald Trump plot.
  • Psychiatrist Who Told Democrats Trump Unstable Backs Away from Claims

    01/10/2018 5:27:15 AM PST · by C19fan · 39 replies
    Breitbart ^ | January 9, 2018 | Joel B. Pollak
    Dr. Bandy X. Lee, the Yale professor and clinical psychiatrist who reportedly briefed members of Congress last month about President Donald Trump’s supposed mental instability, backed away from those claims on Monday. Appearing on Midday Live with Dr. Drew and Mike Catherwood on TalkRadio 790 KABC in Los Angeles, Dr. Lee was forced to admit that other presidents, such as Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt, also had psychological profiles that would be “concerning” to her. She then allowed that she was not talking about “mental illness” when it came to President Trump.
  • Now Baltimore activists want the police back

    01/03/2018 8:53:06 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 36 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 01/03/2018 | John Washington
    I remember a time in the not so distant past. The year was 2016, and racial tensions were running high. Freddie Gray was a resident of Baltimore, Maryland. He was arrested and notoriously died while in police custody. Soon afterward, Black Lives Matter and other activists became enraged. They began to protest the police department's presence in their neighborhoods over alleged brutality. Let's fast-forward a couple of years later to present day. Now we see over 300 murders in the City of Baltimore this past year. When I saw the number of murders, I was shocked. All of the intellectuals...
  • Facebook rolling back controversial initiative to fight fake news

    12/28/2017 10:59:45 AM PST · by dirtboy · 17 replies
    Fox news ^ | 12/28/2017
    Facebook announced last week that it is rolling back its controversial “Disputed Flags” measure next to articles deemed fake news amid studies showing it does not stop the spread of such content and only encourages users to click on it. The tech giant said the move was in response to academic research showing that a strong image like a red flag next to an article “may actually entrench deeply held beliefs” and lead to an opposite effect of encouraging users to click on false stories, according to the company’s blog post posted on Dec. 20. Instead, Facebook will now show...
  • WHO Changes Their Mind on Mugabe Goodwill Ambassador Role

    10/22/2017 7:09:10 AM PDT · by Kriggerel · 24 replies
    BBC ^ | Oct 22 2017 | BBC
    The World Health Organization (WHO) has revoked its recent appointment of Robert Mugabe as goodwill ambassador
  • Oliver Stone backtracks on his defense of Harvey Weinstein (t)

    10/13/2017 1:18:58 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 30 replies
    Oliver Stone came to Harvey Weinstein’s defense, but now he’s backing off — and he’s also facing sexual harassment allegation of his own. “I’ve been travelling for the last couple of days and wasn’t aware of all the women who came out to support the original story in the New York Times,” the Oscar-winning director wrote on Facebook on Friday. “After looking at what has been reported in many publications over the last couple of days, I’m appalled and commend the courage of the women who’ve stepped forward to report sexual abuse or rape. I’ll therefore recuse myself from the...
  • BREAKING: SCOTUS Will No Longer Hear Trump Travel Ban Case

    09/25/2017 2:09:26 PM PDT · by markomalley · 84 replies
    Town Hall ^ | 9/25/17 | Katie Pavlich
    The Supreme Court has cancelled an oral argument hearing, scheduled for October 10, about President Trump's travel ban issued by executive order earlier this year. The hearing was taken off the schedule after the President issued a new ban and restrictions Sunday night, adding additional countries and laying out specific national security requirements for entry into the United States. Sudan has been dropped from the original travel ban list, while Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen, and Somalia remain. Iraq has also been dropped, although increased vetting has been implemented. North Korea, Chad and Venezuela have been added with varying levels of vetting and...
  • President Trump Revokes Golden State’s Stephen Curry’s Invitation to the White House

    09/23/2017 6:45:05 AM PDT · by bobsunshine · 47 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | September 23, 2017 | Joe Hoft
    President Donald Trump tweeted this morning – "Going to the White House is considered a great honor for a championship team.Stephen Curry is hesitating,therefore invitation is withdrawn!" The great basketball player Curry has expressed concerns about going to the White House since winning the NBA Championship.
  • Man who predicted world will end on Sept. 23 says nevermind

    09/22/2017 2:28:34 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 113 replies
    Man who predicted world will end on Sept. 23 says nevermind By Fox News September 22, 2017 | 4:38pm he end is still nigh — just not as nigh as it was earlier this week, a Doomsday writer says. David Meade, who claimed the world is ending Saturday when a mysterious planet collides with Earth, is now backtracking on the calamitous claim. Meade said the world won’t end on September 23 after all, but instead, Saturday will only mark the beginning of a series of catastrophic events to occur over several weeks. “The world is not ending, but the world...
  • Book by Hillary Clinton’s pastor will be pulled from shelves due to extensive plagiarism

    09/05/2017 5:20:48 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 29 replies
    <p>Hillary Clinton said that the email her spiritual adviser, the Rev. Bill Shillady, sent her on the morning after she lost the 2016 presidential election helped her heal from her devastating defeat.</p> <p>It wasn’t until months later, when Shillady published that email in a book, that it came to light that he had plagiarized the words that so moved the candidate.</p>
  • Spreckels Theatre Company cancels play with a Ku Klux Klan theme

    08/22/2017 4:43:05 PM PDT · by rey · 10 replies
    Press Democrat ^ | 22 Aug. 2017
    The repercussions following the Aug. 12 clash between white nationalist protesters and counter-demonstrators in Charlottesville, Virginia have reached the Spreckels Performing Arts Center in Rohnert Park. The theater’s season-opening production of “The Foreigner,” a 1984 farce by the late Larry Shue featuring actors in Klu Klux Klan robes and hoods has been canceled by Sheri Lee Miller, the recently appointed new supervisor of the center and director of the Spreckels Theatre Company. The show, originally scheduled to open Sept. 8, already had been cast and the production was in rehearsals when Miller decided to pull the show from the theater’s...
  • North Korea Says It Won't Fire Missiles At Guam After All

    08/15/2017 10:02:37 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 28 replies
    NPR ^ | August 15, 2017 | by Bill Chappel
    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reviewed his military's plans to rain "an enveloping fire" around the U.S. territory of Guam — but opted not to fire missiles at this time, according to state media. Despite the stand-down, some Guamanians were alarmed after two radio stations aired an erroneous emergency alert Tuesday. Kim visited the Korean People's Army as the self-imposed mid-August deadline for a missile demonstration approached, the Korean Central News Agency reports. But after hearing the plan and considering it, Kim opted not to give the order to launch missiles," the report says.
  • The Fight For $15 Fizzles

    08/14/2017 6:15:15 AM PDT · by IBD editorial writer · 31 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 8/11/2017 | Staff
    Economics: Last year, the "Fight for $15" movement was said to have unstoppable momentum, driven by labor unions, left-wing politicians and a sympathetic press. Then reality struck. Too bad it didn't strike sooner. "This is a trend that cannot be stopped." "The political earth has shifted." "This movement continues to build." "Even economic experts who oppose the increased rate see it gaining momentum." That's what all the "experts" were saying last year. It was easy to make such assumptions. Protests and strikes were on the rise, hitting 340 last year. In 2015 alone, 14 cities and states approved $15 minimum...
  • Richard Dawkins Event in Berkeley Canceled Due To His “Abusive,” “Hurtful” Words

    07/21/2017 7:30:37 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 41 replies
    While that website doesn’t offer any reason for the cancellation, Jerry Coyne notes that people who had bought tickets received a more detailed email with this explanation: We regret to inform you that KPFA has canceled our event with Richard Dawkins. We had booked this event based entirely on his excellent new book on science, when we didn’t know he had offended and hurt — in his tweets and other comments on Islam, so many people. KPFA does not endorse hurtful speech. While KPFA emphatically supports serious free speech, we do not support abusive speech. We apologize for not having...