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  • The Cultural Reichstag Fires

    02/23/2019 8:35:51 AM PST · by Twotone · 4 replies
    American Spectator ^ | February 21, 2019 | Scott McKay
    Remember the Reichstag fire? It was perhaps the seminal event that sealed Germany’s fate as a socialist dictatorship before the Allies were finally able to pry that nation out of the jaws of Nazism in 1945 (although for the eastern portion of the country human dignity and freedom wouldn’t come for another 40-plus years thanks to Soviet imperialism). If you’re not familiar with that event, the date was February 27, 1933. Adolf Hitler had been sworn in as Germany’s chancellor just four weeks hence, though his Nazi party was in an unstable position at the center of a coalition government...
  • Mueller team denies leaking Roger Stone indictment to CNN

    02/23/2019 8:20:40 AM PST · by Libloather · 33 replies
    Fox News ^ | 2/22/19 | Jake Gibson, Alex Pappas
    Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team on Friday denied allegations from former Trump adviser Roger Stone that his indictment was leaked to CNN before it was unsealed last month. “The Special Counsel’s Office is aware of no information indicating that reporters were given any advance knowledge of a possible indictment from the Special Counsel’s office,” the filing states. Stone’s legal team had filed a motion in federal court claiming his indictment had been leaked after CNN was the only network to stake out Stone's Fort Lauderdale home when he was arrested before dawn last month. CNN later aired video of the...
  • Joe Kennedy hopes Mueller report turns up nothing

    02/23/2019 8:20:39 AM PST · by Kid Shelleen · 9 replies
    NewsforJax ^ | 02/22/2019 | staff
    Rep. Joe Kennedy said he hopes for the sake of the country and the integrity of the US election process that special counsel Robert Mueller turns up nothing in his Russia investigation. "It is probably too much to hope that what Mueller's report is actually going to say is, 'Nothing to see here, nobody did anything wrong, we got everyone already and case closed.' That's what I hope it says," the Massachusetts Democrat told Van Jones on "The Van Jones Show," airing Saturday on CNN at 7 p.m. ET. Sources told CNN on Wednesday that Attorney General Bill Barr is...
  • Gay Black Veteran Calls Out Jussie Smollett

    02/23/2019 8:20:23 AM PST · by grundle · 2 replies
    Turning Point USA channel at YouTube ^ | February 20, 2019 | Rob Smith
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NL_2BY375M8
  • Chick-fil-A Founder's Daughter: 'We're in Business to Glorify God'

    02/23/2019 8:16:09 AM PST · by 2nd amendment mama · 14 replies
    CBNnews.com ^ | 2/21/2019 | Christian Ellis
    Chick-fil-A is one of the most successful food chains in the US, earning the dedication of patrons and the regular praise of fans on social media. It's a company known for its commitment to traditional Christian values, and now the daughter of Chick-fil-A's founder is revealing some valuable life lessons from her father and the source of the company's impressive success.Trudy Cathy White's new book, "Climb Every Mountain: Finding God Faithful in the Journey of Life," highlights her life as child in the Cathy household and difficult experiences she has had to overcome. At the center of it all...
  • Steele: Trump ‘Probably’ Unhappy That Law Enforcement Stopped Attack On Prominent Democrats

    02/23/2019 8:14:42 AM PST · by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas · 29 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 02/22/2019 | Mike Brest
    Former RNC Chairman Michael Steele claimed Friday on MSNBC that President Donald Trump was ‘probably’ upset that law enforcement prevented a terror attack against prominent Democrats. A U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant was arrested earlier this week for allegedly stockpiling guns and ammunition with the alleged intention of carrying out a large-scale terror attack to “establish a white homeland.”
  • HAMMER: Let The ‘ISIS Bride’ Come Back And Then Try Her For Treason

    02/23/2019 8:09:22 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 25 replies
    The Dailywire ^ | February 22, 2019 | JOSH HAMMER
    Although the remarkable dumpster fire that is the Jussie Smollett self-beclowning saga has captured all the headlines this week, the legally murky kerfuffle that is the so-called "ISIS bride" — Hoda Muthana — is probably the more nationally pressing story. Muthana was born in the U.S. to a father who was a Yemeni diplomat. All sides of the constitutional debate regarding the original public meaning of the Fourteenth Amendment's Citizenship Clause concede that if the Clause's intermediary phrase, "subject to the jurisdiction thereof," means anything at all, it refers to the fact that the children of foreign diplomats are not...
  • Professor: Hate Crime Hoaxes Are More Common Than People Think

    02/23/2019 8:03:59 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 9 replies
    Hot Air ^ | February 22, 2019 | JOHN SEXTON
    Wilfred Reilly is an associate professor at Kentucky State University where he teaches political science. Reilly has a piece at USA Today which is based on a forthcoming book he is writing on hoax hate crimes. His conclusion is that these crimes happen far more often than people think: Doing research for a book, Hate Crime Hoax, I was able to easily put together a data set of 409 confirmed hate hoaxes. An overlapping but substantially different list of 348 hoaxes exists at fakehatecrimes.org, and researcher Laird Wilcox put together another list of at least 300 in his still-contemporary book...
  • From My Friend Living in China: Trump CRUSHING China in Trade War

    02/23/2019 7:58:07 AM PST · by SaxxonWoods · 17 replies
    The Blacksphere ^ | 02/21/2019 | Kevin Jackson
    I now have been back in China for two years. I will be here for another two years, at least until October of 2020. After that I return to Florida. I want to give you some updated news from inside China. First, The Donald is winning the trade war…BIG TIME. As you know, I have been visiting or living in China for over 25 years. And based on that extensive knowledge, I can see the effects on the economy.
  • Trump's HUD Official Moves to the Project in the Bronx

    02/23/2019 7:38:24 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 22 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 9:29 PM 02/22/2019 | POLITICS | Stephanie Hamill | Video Columnist
    Federal Housing and Urban Development (HUD) executive and Trump appointee Lynne Patton has completed her second week of living in residences sponsored and managed by the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA). She hopes to see firsthand the challenges residents face. The HUD official has committed to a total of one month and is staying with a new family each week, but she’s technically not ‘sofa-surfing’, as has been crashing on her own blow-up mattress in each home. Patton invited The Daily Caller into one of the family’s homes at the Patterson Houses in the Bronx so we could...
  • You Give Apps Sensitive Personal Information. Then They Tell Facebook

    02/23/2019 7:18:16 AM PST · by PapaBear3625 · 20 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 2/22/2019 | Sam Schechner and Mark Secada
    Millions of smartphone users confess their most intimate secrets to apps, including when they want to work on their belly fat or the price of the house they checked out last weekend. Other apps know users’ body weight, blood pressure, menstrual cycles or pregnancy status. Unbeknown to most people, in many cases that data is being shared with someone else: Facebook Inc. The social-media giant collects intensely personal information from many popular smartphone apps just seconds after users enter it, even if the user has no connection to Facebook, according to testing done by The Wall Street Journal. The apps...
  • PATRICK MOORE: SHOULDN'T WE CELEBRATE CARBON DIOXIDE?

    02/23/2019 7:17:01 AM PST · by Libloather · 23 replies
    The GWPF ^ | 10/15/15 | Patrick Moore
    **SNIP** You heard it here. “Human emissions of carbon dioxide have saved life on Earth from inevitable starvation and extinction due to lack of CO2”. To use the analogy of the Atomic Clock, if the Earth were 24 hours old we were at 38 seconds to midnight when we reversed the trend towards the End Times. If that isn’t good news I don’t know what is. You don’t get to stave off Armageddon every day. I issue a challenge to anyone to provide a compelling argument that counters my analysis of the historical record and the prediction of CO2 starvation...
  • Gallup: Liberals outnumber conservatives in only 6 states, down from 9

    02/23/2019 7:12:29 AM PST · by mandaladon · 27 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 23 Feb 2019 | Paul Bedard
    The number of states where liberals outnumber conservatives has dropped more than 30 percent, with just six now in that category: Massachusetts, Hawaii, Vermont, Washington, New York, and New Hampshire. According to the latest Gallup survey, in every other state but California, where conservatives and liberals split 29 percent to 29 percent, conservatives lead. Nationally, those who identify themselves conservative hold a nine-point lead. Before conservatives start to cheer, Gallup said the gap used to be 21 points and a handful of the state numbers fall in the margin of error. But the survey still shows a large swath of...
  • Stanley Donen, director of Singin' in the Rain, dies aged 94

    02/23/2019 7:06:48 AM PST · by Borges · 10 replies
    The Guadrian ^ | 2/23/10
    Stanley Donen, the director of Singin’ in the Rain and other Hollywood classics, has died. He was 94. Singin’ in the Rain, from 1952, starred Gene Kelly and became a mainstay of popular culture. Donen was also a choreographer. Among other films he directed were the musicals On the Town (1949, starring Kelly and Frank Sinatra), Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954) and Funny Face (1957), starring Fred Astaire and Audrey Hepburn.
  • 3 Venezuelan troops desert their posts on the border with Colombia

    02/23/2019 6:53:06 AM PST · by McGruff · 6 replies
    CNN ^ | February 23, 2019 | Jorge Luis Perez Valery, Claudia Dominguez and Laura Smith-Spark
    Three members of the Venezuelan National Guard deserted their posts Saturday on Venezuela's border with Colombia, the Colombian immigration department said. The troops abandoned their positions at the Simon Bolivar International Bridge on the Colombia-Venezuela border and requested help from Colombia's immigration officials. Also Saturday, soldiers with Venezuela's National Guard fired tear gas at workers who were demanding to cross the border at Ureńa into Colombia to work, according to a CNN crew that witnessed the scene at the Tienditas Bridge.
  • Americans Gather For National Day Of Mourning Saturday Over New York Infanticide Law (today 2/23/19)

    02/23/2019 6:30:55 AM PST · by blueyon · 9 replies
    TheFederalist.com ^ | 2/22/19 | Theresa Bonopartis
    This coming Saturday, you just may see many women and men across the country wearing black. You also may find some businesses closed and others not so crowded. These are direct results of the call-in opposition to New York’s Reproductive Health Act. On February 23, a national day of mourning has been declared in opposition to the extreme legislation that now allows abortion up to the moment of birth, as well as stripping protections for those babies born alive as a result of the procedure or killed in the womb as a result of a violent act. The main event...
  • UK: Top Police Chief Wants To Discriminate Against White Recruits To ‘Shock The System’

    02/23/2019 6:15:34 AM PST · by blam · 33 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2-23-2019 | Jack Montgomery
    Sara Thornton, head of Britain’s National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC), has said the law should be changed so forces can actively discriminate against white recruits in order to increase diversity. Currently, discriminating against people in job recruitment on the basis of certain “protected characteristics”, including race, sex, and sexuality, is technically illegal under the Equality Act of 2010. However, excluding certain people — generally white people, or at least white males — from supposed internships, even if they pay more than a typical working-class job, or deprioritising them from training schemes or workshops designed to boost employment prospects, is...
  • Clumsy Kamala

    02/23/2019 6:05:26 AM PST · by Rummyfan · 68 replies
    WFB ^ | 22 Feb 2019 | Matthew Continetti
    No Democrat running for president has had a better 2019 than Kamala Harris. The numbers tell the tale. The California senator was in the low single digits in polls conducted before her official launch on January 28. She is now in the low double digits, running third behind Joe Biden, who enjoys cosmic name recognition, and Bernie Sanders, whose devoted supporters brought him a second-place finish last time. But polls do not tell the whole story. Harris raised $1.5 million in the day after declaring her candidacy. That number, impressive for a senator not even a third of the way...
  • Idaho Senate Opens Door to Gun Confiscation Orders with SJR101 Vote ~ VIDEO

    02/23/2019 6:02:40 AM PST · by Twotone · 34 replies
    Ammoland ^ | February 21, 2019 | Greg Pruett
    Idaho – -(AmmoLand.com)- The Idaho State Senate stunned the citizens of Idaho yesterday by opening the possibility of Idaho implementing Gun Confiscation Orders, better known as “Red Flag” laws. Despite repeated warnings from the Idaho Second Amendment Alliance and gun owners across Idaho, the Idaho State Senate moved forward with their ill-advised resolution known as SJR101 or Marsy's Law. We'll get to who voted for and against Marsy's Law in just a moment. States across the country continue to push through Red Flag Gun Confiscation Orders. Bloomberg and his cronies with Moms Demand Action are dumping millions of dollars in...
  • Cold Not Caused by Global Warming

    02/23/2019 5:54:58 AM PST · by Darnright · 33 replies
    CFACT.Org ^ | 2/21/19 | Dr Jay Lehr & Tom Harris
    What do heat waves, floods, droughts, rising sea levels, forest fires, hurricanes, African wars, mass extinctions, disease outbreaks, and human and animal migrations from South America and the Middle East have in common? According to climate activists, they are all caused by dangerous man-made global warming. And this, in turn, is supposedly caused by rising carbon dioxide (CO2) levels resulting from our use of fossil fuels. They might as well add alien invasions to the list, because it is all nonsense. Indeed, the climate scare industry has achieved such a level of absurdity that, on February 1, journalist Andrew Revkin...