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  • Huma Abedin And Anthony Weiner Show Up At Divorce Court

    09/13/2017 12:17:53 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 60 replies
    NY Post ^ | 09/13/17 | Julia Marsh and Reuven Fenton
    Huma Abedin and Anthony Weiner both showed up to a Manhattan courthouse Wednesday to go before a divorce judge. Abedin, the longtime close aide to Hillary Clinton, arrived at 2:05 p.m., wearing a trim black suit and high black pumps, carrying a white handbag. She was with her lawyer and only offered a polite, “Hi” to reporters. Thirty seconds later, Weiner arrived with his lawyer. The disgraced former congressman from Queens wore black slacks, blue-grey blazer, brown shoes. “I have no comment at all,” he said as he posed for photographers. “Got what you need? I’d hate for you guys...
  • Where Trump sees carnage, jobs are springing up

    09/13/2017 12:16:47 PM PDT · by TangledUpInBlue · 25 replies
    Yahoo Finance ^ | 9/12/17 | Rick (Hello) Newman
    “American carnage” is getting harder to find. In his swearing-in speech on Jan. 20, President Donald Trump lamented the “rusted out factories scattered like tombstones across the landscape of our nation.” He painted a dark image of the American heartland in tatters, and declared, “This American carnage stops right here and stops right now.” The nation apparently listened, because the heartland Trump described as moribund just eight months ago is showing definitive signs of life. In the latest annual list of the 50 best cities for jobs by employment site Glassdoor, 12 of the top 25 are in the Midwest,...
  • A Guy Who Looks Like a Ferret Has Called Me a Terrible Person

    09/13/2017 12:14:01 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 31 replies
    Rush ^ | September 13, 2017 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Paul Krugman writes that I’m “a terrible person” in the New York Times because of the lies that they’re reporting I said about the hurricane not being a threat. This is the New York Times and the Washington Post are both lying. I mean, there’s no other way to describe it. There’s no other word. They’re not misspeaking; it’s not that they have it wrong. There’s no way they could not know they are publishing lies and they are continuing to do so. In fact, Krugman said, “Well, it just means that Limbaugh is a terrible person. But that’s...
  • Fake News: CBS Asks “How Heavily Armed is Your State?”

    09/13/2017 12:00:15 PM PDT · by marktwain · 31 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 12 September, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    This fake news report keeps on circulating. It is time to debunk the ignorant and misleading story. This “article” appears to have been published by CBS in 2014. The implication of the story is that it tells something about how many firearms are in each state.As with much fake news, the most important part is the headline.  In this case, it is a question: “How heavily armed is your state?” CBS gives the methodology. It is laughable to the point of being bizarre. To the ignorant, the methodology may seem plausible. To those with knowledge of the subject, it...
  • One dead, others injured in a high school shooting near Spokane (WA)

    09/13/2017 11:59:18 AM PDT · by PROCON · 36 replies
    Associated Press, KEPR Staff ^ | Sep. 13, 2017 | AP
    ROCKFORD, Wash. (AP) -- One is dead and others have been injured in a shooting at a high school south of Spokane, Washington. Updates from the Spokane Fire Department confirmed one died and three children were injured in the shooting. The three injured were taken to Sacred Heart and are reportedly in stable condition.
  • Historic Constitutional Convention Opens at Arizona State Capitol

    09/13/2017 11:58:35 AM PDT · by Jacquerie · 12 replies
    KPNX News ^ | September 12th 2017 | Pete Sholz
    PHOENIX - The solid rap of a gavel falling at the Arizona State Capitol wasn't lost on the assembled 72 delegates from across the country. "It's pretty historic, really," Arizona State Rep. Don Shooter said. "I think it's the first time since 1861." Lawmakers and observers were in Phoenix for the Balanced Budget Amendment Planning Convention, the very first step in amending the US Constitution. The proposal would force the federal government to only spend the money it has. "This isn't a Republican or Democrat issue; this is an American issue, I think," Kansas State Rep. Blake Carpenter said. But can...
  • Retired Jurist Makes Compelling Case For Term Limits In Stunning Admission

    09/13/2017 11:56:01 AM PDT · by DeweyCA · 26 replies ^ | 9-13-17 | Ed Morrissey
    For decades, a debate over lifetime appointments in the federal judiciary have pitted those who value freedom from political influence against those who see a need for accountability. The former want to continue the tradition, and the latter want either term limits, retention elections, or a combination of both, as many states have in place now. No serious effort has been made to propose such a system, but perhaps an “exit interview” by the New York Times’ Adam Liptak of retired appellate jurist Richard Posner will prompt one. And it should, as Posner inadvertently makes the best possible case for...
  • Pete Domenici, former New Mexico GOP senator, dead at 85

    09/13/2017 11:45:48 AM PDT · by fishtank · 16 replies
    FOX News ^ | 9-13-17 | FOX News
    Pete Domenici, former New Mexico GOP senator, dead at 85 FOX News FOX News 2 hrs ago Pete Domenici, who became a power broker in the Senate for his work on the federal budget and energy policy, has died. © AP2010 Pete Domenici, who became a power broker in the Senate for his work on the federal budget and energy policy, has died. Pete Domenici, the longest-serving senator from New Mexico, died on Wednesday, Fox News confirmed. He was 85 years old. The former longtime Republican senator recently underwent abdominal surgery and was placed in intensive care after a...
  • Sean Hannity Show,M-F,3PM-6PM,EDT,WOR AM,September 11-15,2017

    09/13/2017 11:44:54 AM PDT · by Biggirl
    Sean Hannity Show ^ | September 13, 2017 | Sean Hannity
    Good Afternoon And Welcome!
  • One Year (and 3 days) Ago Today

    09/13/2017 11:40:27 AM PDT · by RIPHillary · 20 replies
    Matzav ^ | Sept 11
    It’s been a long year. As stories of Hurricane Irma dominate the headlines today, it is fascinating to look back and see how far we’ve come since last year’s 9/11 headlines. On today’s date in 2016, the story on every TV station was about then candidate Hillary Clinton, who was videoed stumbling into a van after attending a 9/11 memorial service at Ground Zero. Questions over whether Clinton, who was seen at the time as the runaway to win the Presidency, was hiding some sort of illness, such as Parkinson’s, threatening to ruin her run. The Clinton campaign later put...
  • Amazon deletes one-star reviews of Hillary Clinton's new book

    09/13/2017 11:38:46 AM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 51 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 12 September 2017
    Amazon has been monitoring and deleting reviews after Hillary Clinton's new book was greeted with a torrent of criticism on the day it was released. What Happened, which covers the former Secretary of State's unsuccessful election campaign against Donald Trump, was published on Tuesday. Clinton and her publisher Simon & Schuster claimed the book would offer a candid account of her failure and her own reflection on it. Reviews of What Happened have been mixed, with some suggesting it Clinton uses it as an opportunity to blame others – such as Bernie Sanders and Vladimir Putin – for her failure,...
  • Rapper sparks outrage with music video showing him HANGING a white child

    09/13/2017 11:32:32 AM PDT · by roses of sharon · 75 replies
    The Sun ^ | 9/13/17
    In shocking scenes the rapper can be seen leading a black child and white child up to a swinging noose in a blacked out room. The Florida rapper, born Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, can then be seen slipping the noose over the white boy's head. He then pulls a rope and the boy is raised into the air as his legs can be seen twitching as he his lynched.
  • Is Your Refrigerator A National Security Risk?

    09/13/2017 11:32:12 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 47 replies
    Is Your Refrigerator A National Security Risk? September 12, 2017 6:10 PM WASHINGTON (CBS4) – The federal government is worried some refrigerators and coffee pots could pose a national security risk, and it’s taking action. Colorado’s U.S. Senator Cory Gardner among a bi-partisan group of senators who are sponsoring legislation to secure the so-called Internet of Things – everyday devices that are embedded with computer chips and sensors. Gardner says those devices can be used as weapons of mass disruption. “The federal government orders billions of dollars worth of Internet of Things devices each and every year,” says Gardner. “These...
  • Dianne Feinstein's War on Christian Judges

    09/13/2017 11:26:47 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 19 replies ^ | September 13, 2017 | Star Parker
    Seems that for Senator Dianne Feinstein, being a believing Catholic is enough to disqualify a candidate for a federal judgeship. Feinstein stated as such at confirmation hearings for Notre Dame law professor Amy Barrett, nominated by President Trump to the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals. "I think whatever a religion is, it has its own dogma," explained the Senator. "And I think in your case, professor, when you read your speeches, the conclusion one draws is that the dogma lives loudly within you, and that's of concern when you come to the big issues that large numbers of people have...
  • Amnesty: Democrats’ Dream Act Would Kill Donald Trump’s RAISE Act

    09/13/2017 11:14:08 AM PDT · by davikkm · 26 replies
    breitbart ^ | NEIL MUNRO
    Democratic and business groups are pushing President Donald Trump to accept a 2017 “Dream Act” — but the legislation would greatly expand the size the DACA amnesty, welcome more criminals, eliminate existing education expectations, sideline American youths, and greatly expand the financial costs paid by Americans. For example, the Democrats’ Dream act would provide a near-automatic amnesty path to citizenship to a low-wage school dropout who was convicted of two felonies, providing he also enrolls in a neighborhood education program — and it would likely impose a $2 trillion cost on taxpayers over the next 50 years. Those easy-citizenship proposals...
  • Exclusive: U.S. won't issue some visas in four nations in deportation crackdown

    09/13/2017 11:01:28 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 22 replies
    Reuters ^ | September 13, 2017 | by Arshad Mohammed, Yeganeh Torbati
    The U.S. State Department on Wednesday will stop issuing certain kinds of visas to some citizens of Cambodia, Eritrea, Guinea and Sierra Leone because the nations are not taking back their citizens the United States wants to deport. The new policies, laid out in State Department cables sent on Tuesday and reviewed by Reuters, are the latest example of U.S. President Donald Trump’s effort to crack down on immigrants who are in the United States illegally. The cables, sent by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to consular officials around the world, said the four countries were “denying or unreasonably delaying”...
  • Putin spokesman: US has 'serious problems' with press freedom

    09/13/2017 10:56:18 AM PDT · by deplorableindc · 20 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | September 13
    A spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin says inquiries by the Justice Department into Russia-funded news outlets show that U.S. press freedom is in decline. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov responded to a reported investigation into the Sputnik news outlet. A fired White House correspondent says he gave the FBI thousands of internal emails showing it's illegally operating as an unregistered propagandist. A second Russia-funded outlet, Russia Today, said this week the Justice Department told an associated company to register as a foreign agent under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA), which Sputnik is under investigation for violating.
  • Most Americans Want Government-Run Health Care Until They Find Out the Government Will Run It

    09/13/2017 10:55:05 AM PDT · by deplorableindc · 41 replies
    Reason ^ | September 13
    Public support for single-payer health care is growing—in fact, a Kaiser Family Foundation poll in July found a majority of Americans support it—but that increase comes with an important caveat. Most Americans only want government-run health care until they find out that it means the government will run their health care. I thought about that this morning while reading J.D. Tuccille's excellent piece asking, "Are You Sure You Want Medicare For All?" He walks through the various ways government-run health care seems to be appealing—it means families no longer have to bear the cost of heartbreaking medical disasters on their...
  • Superman Protects Undocumented Workers From Armed White Supremacist in Latest Comic

    09/13/2017 10:53:28 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 52 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | September 13, 2017 | by Ryan Parker
    The moment in the book released Wednesday comes a week after President Trump ended DACA. Perhaps it is just a coincidence, but perhaps not. In the recent issue of Action Comics #987, "The Oz Effect," released Wednesday, Superman arrives in the nick of time to protect a group of undocumented immigrants from a white man sporting an American flag bandanna, wielding a machine gun, who is going to shoot them for taking his job. Superman blocks the bullets before they hit the terrified people. "Stop this!" Superman orders the gunman. "Why?!" he responds. "They ruined me! Stole from me!" Grabbing...
  • Stop playing 'Hallelujah Chorus' atheists tell school

    09/13/2017 10:49:49 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 49 replies ^ | September 13 | Todd Starnes
    A gaggle of disgruntled atheists are doing a whole lot of hollering about the Hallelujah Chorus in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. The Freedom From Religion Foundation’s local chapter is angry after a teacher at Linden Elementary School played a portion of the “Hallelujah Chorus” during morning announcements. “While this music may be beautiful and even inspirational for Christians, it is not acceptable for broadcasting to the entire student body at Linden Elementary,” Aleta Ledendecker wrote in a letter to the school district that was obtained by the Oak Ridger. The aggrieved atheist group said they were acting on behalf of two...