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  • Chandler Police Arrest 4 Suspects In Menorah Into Swastika Vandalism (AZ)

    03/20/2017 12:00:29 PM PDT · by RightGeek · 17 replies
    Arizona Daily Independent ^ | 3/18/2017 | ADI News Services
    In the early morning of December 30, 2016, the Chandler Police Department received a call from the residents of 4600 block of West Boston Street regarding First Degree Trespass and Aggravated Criminal Damage. The homeowner placed a Menorah in their front yard to celebrate Hanukkah. Sometime during the night the Menorah, which is approximately eight feet in height and constructed out of PVC pipe, was reconfigured into a swastika. On March 17, 2017, Chandler Police Department arrested four suspects in connection with this case. One adult male suspect has been identified as 19-year-old Clive Jamar Wilson.
  • Mexicans Flood Into Canada As 2017 Border Detentions Surpass All Of 2016

    03/20/2017 11:52:02 AM PDT · by Lorianne · 39 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 18 March 2017 | Tyler Durden
    A couple of days ago we noted that Mexican immigrants were suddenly flooding into Canada to avoid deportation from the U.S. The increase in northern border crossings came, at least in part, courtesy of Canada's decision to lift visa requirements for Mexican 'tourists' as of December 1st. Per the new rules, rather than a visa, under Trudeau's administration, Mexicans are now only required to have a so-called Electronic Travel Authorisation (ETA) which can be purchased online for CAD $7. Unfortunately, while Canada's relaxed travel requirements were applauded as an enlightened, progressive alternative to Trump's xenophobic, racist approach to immigration, under...
  • Project Dragnet: Trump & Family was not just Spied on by Obama, but under Bush Also

    03/20/2017 11:50:36 AM PDT · by ReformedMedia · 52 replies
    The Washington Standard ^ | 03-20-2017 | Tim Brown
    You see what happens when you start trading liberty for alleged security.  Under George W. Bush, a full on unconstitutional federalization of airport security and subsequent violations of the Fourth Amendment that take place every single day in this country were passed following the 9/11 attacks.  Now, the news is a buzz about Barack Hussein Obama Soetoro Sobarkah's wiretapping of then-presidential candidate Donald Trump, but Project Dragnet records are now providing evidence that Donald Trump and his family were being illegally spied on by the National Security Agency (NSA) under President George W. Bush. According to the Project Dragnet database,...
  • David Rockefeller, Philanthropist and Head of Chase Manhattan Bank, Dies at 101 (obit)

    03/20/2017 11:42:14 AM PDT · by drewh · 37 replies
    NY Times ^ | MARCH 20, 2017 | By JONATHAN KANDELL
    David Rockefeller, the banker and philanthropist with the fabled family name who controlled Chase Manhattan bank for more than a decade and wielded influence around the world even longer as he spread the gospel of American capitalism, died on Monday morning at his home in Pocantico Hills, N.Y. He was 101. Mr. Rockefeller could well be the last of an increasingly less visible family to have cut so imposing a figure on the world stage. As an advocate of the economic interests of the United States and of his own bank, he was a force in global financial affairs and...
  • You’re Fired - 60 Minutes transcript

    03/20/2017 11:33:36 AM PDT · by Reeses · 64 replies
    60 Minutes CBS News ^ | March 19, 2017 | Bill Whitaker
    Protecting American jobs was a signature theme of President Donald Trump’s “Make America Great Again” campaign. A frequent target of candidate Trump was the H-1B visa program. The program, created more than 25 years ago, allows American companies to fill gaps in the workforce from overseas with highly skilled employees, who can’t be found in the U.S. Many businesses use the program as intended, but we discovered more and more are taking advantage of loopholes in the law to fire American workers and replace them with younger, cheaper, temporary foreign workers with H-1B visas. But before the American workers walk...
  • Glenn Beck Slams Blaze TV Host Tomi Lahren After Abortion Comments

    03/20/2017 11:28:29 AM PDT · by drewh · 44 replies
    THe Hill ^ | 03/20/17 09:35 AM EDT | By Joe Concha
    The Blaze founder Glenn Beck on Monday took to Twitter to question whether one of the most popular television hosts on his network was intellectually honest. Beck was criticizing Tomi Lahren, host of TheBlaze TV’s “Tomi.” Lahren has been criticized in some conservative circles after a Friday appearance on ABC’s "The View" for revealing that she supports abortion rights. “You know what? I’m for limited government, so stay out of my guns, and you can stay out of my body as well,” Lahren said. On Monday, Lahren tweeted that she has “moderate, conservative, and libertarian views.” “I'm human. I will...
  • Obama Must Testify

    03/20/2017 11:24:15 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 38 replies
    American Spectator ^ | March 20, 2017, 12:04 am | Jeffrey Lord
    There is one person — and one person alone — who can begin to sort all of this out: Former President Obama. He should be called to testify post haste. Here are a sample of the questions for any interested member of Congress or the Senate. 1. Your administration surveilled the e-mails of Fox reporter James Rosen, tried to force New York Times reporter James Risen to testify on his sources for a book on the CIA. Mr. Risen went so far as to say you were the “Greatest Enemy To Press Freedom In A Generation.” Understanding these facts, why...
  • Whistleblower Tapes: Trump Wiretapped “A Zillion Times” By ‘The Hammer,’......

    03/20/2017 11:16:31 AM PDT · by yoe · 9 replies
    The American Report ^ | March 17, 2017 | Mary Fanning and Alan Jones
    President Obama’s Director of National Intelligence (DNI) James Clapper and his Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) director John Brennan oversaw a secret supercomputer system known as “THE HAMMER,” according to former NSA/CIA contractor-turned whistleblower Dennis Montgomery. Clapper and Brennan were using the supercomputer system to conduct illegal and unconstitutional government data harvesting and wiretapping. THE HAMMER was installed on federal property in Fort Washington, Maryland at a complex which some speculate is a secret CIA and NSA operation operating at a US Naval facility.
  • Sean Hannity Show,M-F,WOR AM,3PM-6PM,March 20-24,2017

    03/20/2017 11:13:45 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 2 replies
    Sean Hannity Show ^ | March 20, 2017 | Sean Hannity
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  • Forbes Mag: Iran Cool Travel Destination for 2017 – Visitors Must Adapt to Sharia Law And Customs

    03/20/2017 11:08:16 AM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 32 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 20 Mar 2017 | PENNY STARR
    Forbes Magazine is promoting Iran as one of “The 10 Coolest Places to Go in 2017,” based on a review by Melissa Biggs Bradley, founder of the travel website Indagare. “Visitors to Iran understand that they must adapt to Sharia law and customs, under which alcohol is strictly forbidden and women must wear hijabs, or headscarves, outside their rooms,” Biggs Bradley wrote. “Advanced visas are required for Americans, who must be accompanied by Iranian guides and may not visit Iranians in their homes." Visitors must also “skip alcohol and put up with basic hotels,” Biggs Bradley wrote in the review...
  • Woman charged w/promoting prostitution, cops investigate for many months

    03/20/2017 11:00:36 AM PDT · by jr3000 · 27 replies
    NJ.com ^ | mar 20 2017 | Justin Zaremba
    A New York woman is facing charges following an undercover investigation into prostitution at a local massage parlor, police said. ..... Shin's arrest resulted from several months of undercover investigation into allegations of illegal sexual activity at Madison Body and Soul on Waverly Place, Miscia said. .... Investigators confirmed during the investigation that money was exchanged for sex at the establishment, he said. Information was also gained through months of surveillance at the location.... ....
  • Border Wall News: Hungary's Second Fence To Stop Refugees Will Be Finished By This Summer

    03/20/2017 10:58:31 AM PDT · by Lorianne · 9 replies
    International Business Times ^ | 19 March 2017 | Kasia Kovacs
    In 2015, Hungary received nearly 1,800 asylum applications from migrants per 100,000 people in the local population, according to BBC News, which is the most of any European nation during the refugee crisis last year. Last summer, Hungary told the European Union it would stop accepting migrants. But refugees aren’t just stopping in Hungary — they’re traveling through the country, too. Hungary serves as a stepping stone on the path from southeastern Europe to central and western European countries such as Germany, France and the United Kingdom. Many Hungarian nationals have been irked by the influx of migrants, and Hungary...
  • Putin's Real Syria Agenda

    03/20/2017 10:56:47 AM PDT · by elhombrelibre · 80 replies
    ISW - Institute for the Study of War ^ | 20 Mar 17 | Genevieve Casagrande and Kathleen Weinberger
    Key Takeaway: Russian President Vladimir Putin's primary objective in Syria is to constrain U.S. freedom of action - not fight ISIS and al Qaeda. Russia's military deployments at current levels will not enable the Iranian-penetrated Assad regime to secure Syria. Moscow's deepening footprint in Syria threatens America's ability to defend its interests across the Middle East and in the Mediterranean Sea. The next U.S. step in Syria must help regain leverage over Russia rather than further encourage Putin's expansionism. Russia's intervention in Syria in September 2015 fundamentally altered the balance of the Syrian Civil War.Russia re-established momentum behind Syrian President...
  • Houston Congresswoman Floats Impeachment Over Trump Wiretapping Claim (Sheila Jackson Lee)

    03/20/2017 10:55:57 AM PDT · by drewh · 55 replies
    The Houston Chronic ^ | March 20 2017 gmt
    U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Houston, said that President Donald Trump's repeated claims he was wire tapped by former President Barack Obama could provide grounds for impeachment if a Monday hearing with the FBI director does not produce evidence to substantiate the allegation. James Comey is scheduled to testify before the U.S. House Intelligence Committee Monday, and Jackson Lee said she expects lawmakers to demand an answer on whether the president had grounds for accusing his predecessor of a crime. The president tweeted on March 4 to his nearly 27 million followers he had "just found out that Obama had...
  • Renters resort to paying for tents and shared rooms due to high cost of living

    03/20/2017 10:55:12 AM PDT · by Lorianne · 7 replies
    News AU (Australia) ^ | 17 March 2017
    RENTAL prices are about to soar even higher in Melbourne, but people are already on the brink and living in dodgy conditions just to be close to the city. People have been so desperate for cheaper rent, they have even resorted to paying about $100 a week for tents set up in backyards and on balconies, that were advertised on Gumtree. Others share a small living space, with a number of curtains strung up so each housemate can have their own space. Renters are also sharing bedrooms, with one ad on Gumtree offering a bed in a room with three...
  • Calexit? Jerry Brown Asks Trump for Aid — for the 4th Time

    03/20/2017 10:46:22 AM PDT · by rktman · 41 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 3/20/2017 | Joel B. Pollak
    California Gov. Jerry Brown asked President Donald Trump on Sunday for federal emergency assistance for the fourth time in just two months since the new administration took office, putting the nascent “CalExit” movement in a difficult position.
  • French Presidential Race: Marine LePen Far Ahead of Rivals in Secret Le Figaro Polling

    03/20/2017 10:43:35 AM PDT · by drewh · 10 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Mar 20th, 2017 8:59 am | Damien Cowley
    An editorialist at French daily, Le Figaro, has alluded to secret polling data which show the Front National’s Marine LePen scoring above 30% of intentions to vote in the first round of the French presidential election. Surveys in the public domain consistently have populist LePen ahead of her rivals in the first round, at 26-28% of intentions to vote but losing to whichever rival she faces in the second. A score of above 30% in the first round, however, would significantly boost her chances of continuing to victory on May 7th. In his recent article on the failing efforts of...
  • Twitter: NY U.S. Senator Gillibrand Believes Gun "Silencers" Completely Silence a Shot

    03/20/2017 10:39:30 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 43 replies
  • Report: Sharp increase in gun permits issued in Connecticut last year

    03/20/2017 10:36:09 AM PDT · by Puppage
    WTNH Television ^ | 03/20/2017 | Puppage
    EW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH)– Many more people applied for gun permits last year than the year before. According to the Norwich Bulletin, there was a 73 percent jump during that period. Some believe it’s partly because of last year’s presidential election. The paper reports the increase was for pistol permit applications from 2015 to 2016. The reason is fear…but not fear of violence and crime. The best guess is that all those people suddenly wanted guns because they were afraid of Democrats. At least what Democrats might do to their second amendment rights. That fear made for a big increase....
  • Muslim Gang Pummels Young Danish Couple for Eating Ham Pizza

    03/20/2017 10:29:26 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 53 replies
    Danish police are looking for a gang who beat up a young couple over a pizza slice with ham. The woman now risks permanent damage to her hearing after being punched in the head. Saturday night a young couple were attacked by up to five people “of other ethnic origin” in Silkeborg, reports BT. The attack took place outside a pizza restaurant in Silkeborg, where a 24-year-old woman and her boyfriend sat while eating a pizza. The perpetrator took one of her pieces of pizza and threw it on the ground, which developed into a scuffle, and soon after the...