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  • Mukasey: Obama Wanted Clinton Cleared to Avoid Being Linked to Her Misconduct

    04/21/2018 11:17:04 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 53 replies
    polizette ^ | 21 Apr 2018 | Kathryn Blackhurst
    Former attorney general feels previous president signaled then-FBI director to let Hillary 'off' the hook to protect himself Former Attorney General Michael Mukasey accused James Comey of exonerating 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton after former President Barack Obama warned the then-FBI director to “let her off” the hook. Comey, whom President Donald Trump fired in May 2017, led the FBI’s investigation into Clinton’s use of a private email server to conduct official business as secretary of state. During an interview Friday on Fox News’ “The Ingraham Angle,” Mukasey said Obama wanted Comey to let Clinton “off” the hook because...
  • Tectonic shift rumbling across southeast NM’s oil patch

    04/19/2018 11:39:00 AM PDT · by CedarDave · 5 replies
    The Albuquerque Journal ^ | April 16, 2018 | Kevin Robinson-Avila
    Hundreds of small, independent producers might soon be swallowed up by today’s unprecedented oil and gas boom in southeastern New Mexico. As industry titans like ExxonMobil and Concho Resources pump billions of dollars into previously untapped sections of New Mexico’s century-old oil patch, the state’s small- and medium-sized producers are struggling on the margins to keep running aging wells based on outdated technology. Those companies, which have flourished for decades in New Mexico’s side of the Permian Basin, don’t have the resources to invest in the modern drilling technology needed to dig into the oil-rich, hard shale-rock formations where the...
  • Trump tells border officials to block migrant caravans from entering US.....

    04/23/2018 11:40:39 AM PDT · by caww · 25 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 4/23/2108 | Anna Giaritelli
    Trump announced Monday he has directed the Department of Homeland Security to block large groups of migrants who have begun to arrive at the U.S.-Mexico border and apply for asylum as refugees from Central America. "Despite the Democrat inspired laws on Sanctuary Cities and the Border being so bad and one sided, I have instructed the Secretary of Homeland Security not to let these large Caravans of people into our Country. It is a disgrace. We are the only Country in the World so naive! WALL," Trump tweeted Monday morning. Trump also said negotiations over a new North American Free...
  • Trump says he has 'instructed' DHS Secretary Nielsen not to let caravans into US: 'It is a disgrace'

    04/23/2018 9:11:09 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 26 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 23, 2018 | Brooke Singman
    President Trump said Monday he has “instructed” Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen not to allow “large caravans of people” into the U.S. as a group of Central American migrants starts to reach the border, calling the situation a “disgrace.” “Despite the Democrat inspired laws on Sanctuary Cities and the Border being so bad and one sided, I have instructed the Secretary of Homeland Security not to let these large Caravans of people into our Country. It is a disgrace. We are the only Country in the World so naďve! WALL,” Trump tweeted early Monday. The president’s directive came as a...
  • Developing: California Pushes Bill That Appears To Ban Sale of Bibles

    04/22/2018 9:46:40 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 106 replies
    The Western Journal ^ | April 19, 2018 at 6:06pm | Randy DeSoto
    A new California pro-LGBTQ bill that would ban the sale or distribution of materials related to “conversion therapy” easily passed the state’s assembly on Thursday.CBS News affiliate KOVR reported the final tally was 50-14. Assembly Bill 2943 now heads to the Democrat-controlled Senate.The bill would make it an unlawful business practice to engage in any “transaction intended to result or that results in the sale or lease of goods or services to any consumer” aimed at “sexual orientation change efforts with an individual.” Goods would include any books or written materials, while services would encompass counseling individuals seeking to address same-sex...
  • Migrants from the caravan have started reaching the US-Mexico border

    04/20/2018 1:21:17 PM PDT · by McGruff · 67 replies
    CNN ^ | April 20, 2018 | Khushbu Shah and Catherine E. Shoichet
    The first migrants from a caravan that sparked the ire of President Donald Trump have started arriving at the US-Mexico border and asking for asylum, advocates say. About 50 Central Americans have arrived in Tijuana, Mexico, according to Juventud 2000, an organization that assists migrants in that border city. Of those, about 10 have turned themselves in to US authorities at the border. Others are waiting for a larger contingent from the caravan to arrive before they head north, Juventud 2000 Director Jose Maria Garcia Lara said.
  • Affluent Democrats Aren’t an Obstacle to Economic Populism

    04/20/2018 6:22:55 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 10 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | April 20, 2018 | By Eric Levitz
    The Democratic Party has never been more reliant on the support of upper-middle-class voters than it is today. And the economic fortunes of affluent Americans - and those of the typical working-class household - have rarely been more disparate. These twin developments have inspired much commentary about the class tensions beneath Team Blue’s “big tent”. There is little doubt that it would be easier to advance radical economic reform in an America where politics was sharply polarized along class lines, and working people of all races were concentrated in a single partisan coalition. It is absolutely true that a liberal...
  • GANGLAND: MS-13 Orders Members to ‘TAKE OUT COPS’ in New York

    04/20/2018 5:39:16 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 20 replies
    Sean Hannity ^ | 04/20/18 | Hannity Staff
    Notorious street-gang MS-13 has reportedly ordered its members to “take out” police officers in New York; hoping to send a strong message to authorities following a serious crackdown on the group throughout the region. According to the New York Post, the NYPD is on high-alert after a confidential informant told police that gang members were given a green light to murder local police officers; particularly in the nearby town of Hempstead on Long Island. “The police have been making too many arrests and it’s time to take the streets back and take out (shoot) a cop like we do in...
  • Bush-bashing professor has Fresno State scrambling to keep its donors

    04/20/2018 5:41:54 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 72 replies
    nypost ^ | 04/20/2018 | Lukas Mikelionis
    A Fresno State professor who called the late Barbara Bush “racist” soon after her death Tuesday, and said she was glad “the witch is dead,” continues to face fallout as donors mull ceasing donations to the institution. Randa Jarrar, an English professor at the school (also known as California State University at Fresno), sparked outrage Tuesday just hours after the former first lady died at age 92, writing a number of tweets attacking Bush and the family. “Barbara Bush was a generous and smart and amazing racist who, along with her husband, raised a war criminal. F*** outta here with...
  • San Diego County supervisors vote 3-1 to support the Trump lawsuit against California sanctuary laws

    04/17/2018 2:49:57 PM PDT · by Ronniesque · 50 replies
    San Diego Union-Tribune ^ | 4-17-2018 | Kate Morrissey
    The San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted 3-1 to support the Trump administration’s lawsuit against California over laws that the state passed last year to limit its role in immigration enforcement. The county will file an amicus brief at the first available opportunity, likely on appeal, said Kristin Gaspar, supervisor for District 3 and chairwoman of the board. “We’re talking about people who are crossing the border illegally, coming into this county and committing a crime and them being let loose probably to commit another crime,” said Dianne Jacobs, supervisor for District 2. “That creates a public safety issue...
  • Inside the Night McCain Helped Doom the GOP Health Care Bill

    04/18/2018 12:15:52 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 32 replies
    PBS ^ | April 17, 2018 | Patrice Taddonio
    From criticizing President Donald Trump for congratulating Vladimir Putin on his re-election in March, to saying earlier this month that Trump’s comments about withdrawing from Syria “emboldened” Bashar al-Assad, Arizona Senator John McCain in recent weeks has continued to uphold his reputation as one of the Republican Party’s most vocal critics of the president. But what was perhaps McCain’s most dramatic gesture of dissent against President Trump to date came at 1:30 a.m. on July 28, 2017. In the opening scene from the new FRONTLINE documentary McCain, which traces the Republican Party’s evolution across McCain’s political career, and how President...
  • Federal Judge in L.A. Strikes Down Trump’s Plan to Punish Sanctuary Cities

    04/15/2018 8:08:36 AM PDT · by Cheerio · 89 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 13 Apr 2018 | Joel B. Pollak
    A federal judge in Los Angeles this week struck down the Trump administration’s policy of denying certain Department of Justice law enforcement grants to cities that adopt “sanctuary” policies and refuse to cooperate with immigration enforcement. The Los Angeles Times reports: U.S. District Judge Manuel Real issued a permanent, nationwide ban against a Justice Department policy that gave an edge to obliging police departments applying for a community policing grant program. In doing so, Real dealt a legal setback to the Trump administration in its aggressive campaign to crack down on illegal immigration and to force compliance from law enforcement...
  • California Is the Model for National Divorce, Not Democratic Domination

    04/14/2018 2:19:08 PM PDT · by Rummyfan · 34 replies
    NRO ^ | 13 Apr 2018 | Davi French
    The demographic-inevitability thesis is less credible than ever. Last week, one of the most powerful men in America, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, endorsed as a “great read” a Medium article entitled “The Great Lesson of California in America’s New Civil War.” The article, by Peter Leyden and Ruy Teixeira, is one entry in a lengthy four-part series called “California Is the Future,” and it posits that there is “no bipartisan path forward for America.” Leyden and Teixeira believe that there are two competing economic systems, classes, and cultures, and that one has to win while the other has to lose....
  • David Hogg Forget the UCs ... Come to New Mexico State, It's On Us!

    04/04/2018 10:00:51 AM PDT · by rktman · 50 replies
    tmz.com ^ | 4/4/2018 | unknown
    David Hogg might not be good enough for the University of California -- despite his activism -- but he's now got something in his back pocket ... a possible full ride in New Mexico! TMZ has obtained an acceptance letter from the Dean of the Honors College at New Mexico State University. Dr. Miriam S. Chaiken was pleased to inform Hogg he was welcome at the campus ... and so are all the other Parkland student leaders. In the letter, Chaiken says she's been inspired by the work David and his fellow students were doing in the wake of the...
  • Paul Ryan to Push DACA Amnesty for Millions of Illegal Aliens Before Leaving Congress

    04/13/2018 6:16:15 PM PDT · by SharpRightTurn · 49 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 13 Apr 2018 | John Binder
    House Speaker Paul Ryan will push his open borders agenda during his last months in Congress, telling the media that he is interested in passing an amnesty for millions of illegal aliens who are enrolled and eligible for the President Obama-created Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Ryan announced this week that he will leave Congress after his current term is up, but now he says he will continue pushing for a DACA amnesty despite his exit. In a comment to Fox News’s Chad Pergram, Ryan said he would “certainly” be interested in passing a DACA amnesty before his...
  • GOP lawmaker says he has enough support to force immigration votes

    04/10/2018 6:35:22 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 8 replies
    The Hill ^ | 04/10/18 | Scott Wong and Rafael Bernal
    A Republican congressman said Tuesday he’s rounded up enough GOP co-sponsors to force multiple immigration votes on the House floor. Rep. Jeff Denham (R-Calif.) told The Hill that he has secured support from more than 40 House Republicans on a resolution that would allow debate and votes on four separate immigration proposals. Etc...
  • Jeff Bezos just donated $33 million in college scholarships for 'dreamers'

    01/12/2018 9:29:11 AM PST · by bitt · 77 replies
    cnbc.com ^ | 1/12/2018 | Sara Selinas
    Jeff Bezos just donated $33 million to 'dreamers' Jeff Bezos just donated $33 million to 'dreamers' 41 Mins Ago | 00:41 Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos donated $33 million in college scholarships for "dreamers" — childhood undocumented immigrants granted stay in the country under the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. TheDream.Us, a nonprofit working toward college access for undocumented immigrants, said the donation from Bezos and his wife MacKenzie is the largest in the organization's history and will fund 1,000 scholarships. "My dad came to the U.S. when he was 16 as part of Operation Pedro Pan," Bezos said...
  • Dad knocks out kidnapper, saves daughter at park

    04/10/2018 9:34:39 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 63 replies
    WDBJ7 ^ | April 10, 2018 | CBS13
    AUBURN, Calif. (CBS13) -- A California dad has been called a hero after knocking out a kidnapper to rescue his 3-year-old daughter. Freddie Cantrell lives across the street from Regional Park in Auburn, California, where his two girls were playing with their mother and stepfather Sunday evening. He said park is a place they used to love, but now is part of their biggest nightmare. “I got a phone call from the mother saying, ‘Hey you got to get down here quick. Somebody tried to kidnap Aubrey,'” Cantrell told CBS Sacramento. The incident unfolded in front of their 6-year-old daughter,...
  • Arizona declines to join 17 other states in census lawsuit

    04/09/2018 5:11:19 AM PDT · by SandRat · 26 replies
    Sierra Vista Herald ^ | Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services
    PHOENIX — Arizona's top elected officials, both Republicans, are not going to join the lawsuit filed by Democrat officials in some states challenging the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census even though it could mean that Arizona won't get its fair share of federal dollars and political representation. Daniel Scarpinato, press aide to Gov. Doug Ducey, said his boss is opposed to more lawsuits. "And he supports having accurate statistical information,'' Scarpinato said. Attorney General Mark Brnovich also has no interest in Arizona becoming one of the 17 states, seven cities and the U.S. Conference of Mayors...
  • DHS to build 20-mile wall along border in New Mexico

    04/09/2018 10:48:22 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 37 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | April 9, 2018 | Stephen Dinan
    Homeland Security began building a border wall in New Mexico on Monday, moving to replace vehicle barriers with a modern fence that will deter pedestrians attempting to cross in the remove desert west of El Paso. The 20-mile project has been on the books for some time and the contract was awarded Jan. 22, meaning it was finalized before the recent fight over border wall money in the new 2018 spending bill. But the administration says it wouldn’t have been built but for President Trump’s push for more border wall. “We need effective barriers to deny the entry of illegal...