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  • Ann Coulter: Jerry Seinfeld Endorses Roy Moore?

    12/07/2017 4:48:06 AM PST · by EliRoom8 · 4 replies
    Breitbart ^ | December 6, 2017 | Ann Coulter
    Apparently, the GOP is now the party of CHILD MOLESTATION! At least the media tell me that’s the meaning of President Trump’s endorsement of Senate candidate Roy Moore. Are we allowed to mention that Moore denies the charges? It’s hard to disprove accusations from 40 years ago — that’s why we have statutes of limitations — but, despite that, there are a surprising number of problems with the allegations against Moore. One accuser has been called a liar by her own stepson, who says he’s voting for Moore. Another neglected to mention that Moore sent her brother to prison.
  • Huckabee Sanders Vindicated: Bloomberg and WSJ Walk Back Deutsche Bank Subpoena Story

    12/07/2017 4:48:05 AM PST · by Texas Fossil · 22 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 6 Dec 2017 | John Carney
    Several major news organizations were forced to provide corrections or clarifications on stories that initially claimed investigators had subpoenaed Donald Trump’s financial records from a German bank. After an initial report about a subpoena from the German daily Handlesblatt, Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal and other news outlets reported that Deutsche Bank had received a subpoena from Special Counsel Robert Mueller targeting Trump and his family’s bank records. Those reports were disputed by White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders and Trump’s personal lawyer. “We confirmed that the news reports that the special counsel had subpoenaed financial records related to the...
  • State Department Just Issued a Worldwide Warning for US Citizens

    12/07/2017 4:41:32 AM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 24 replies ^ | Dec 07, 2017 | Leah Barkoukis
    The State Department has issued a warning for U.S. citizens traveling anywhere in the world after the Trump administration announced its decision to move the embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, recognizing it as the capital of Israel. The alert, posted on December 6, is a “worldwide caution” that asks U.S. citizens to be on high-alert when traveling. “As terrorist attacks, political upheaval, and violence often take place without any warning, U.S. citizens are strongly encouraged to maintain a high level of vigilance and take appropriate steps to increase their security awareness when traveling,” it reads. “In addition to concerns...
  • Report: Iran-backed militia threatens US forces over J'm decision

    12/07/2017 4:19:59 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 15 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 7/12/17
    An Iranian-backed militia in Iraq threatened on Thursday to attack US forces in the country over US President Donald Trump recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. "The decision by Trump on Al-Quds [Jerusalem] makes it legitimate to strike the American forces in Iraq," Al-Nojaba militia chief Akram al-Kaabi said in a statement. The group, established in 2013 and supported by Iran's Revolutionary Guards, numbers around 1,500 fighters and is part of the Hashed al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization) auxiliary force that has fought alongside the army against ISIS. Following Trump’s announcement, Iran strongly condemned the decision, saying it threatened a...
  • Hanks: Calling CNN ‘Fake News’ is ‘Monkeying Around With Constitution'

    12/07/2017 4:09:52 AM PST · by Alas Babylon! · 87 replies
    MRC Newsbusters ^ | December 5, 2017 | Corinne Weaver
    When did actors become the ultimate authority on the constitution? CNN’s David Axelrod (who, lest we forget, was Obama’s political guru) interviewed actor Tom Hanks on The Axe Files on December 2, and pushed Hanks to pontificate on Donald Trump, the constitution, and fake news. When Axelrod asked Hanks whether he was “concerned” by the president “target[ing] news organizations,” Hanks responded, “As an American, it concerns me because it’s monkeying around with our Constitution.” Again, this is David Axelrod, who worked for Barack Obama. He now has a show on CNN. He’s asking wonderfully leading questions about Donald Trump’s criticism...
  • Muslim Prince Spends $450 Million On A Painting Of Jesus

    12/07/2017 4:04:14 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 40 replies ^ | Robert Donachie
    A Saudi Arabian prince is the mysterious buyer who paid a record-breaking $450.3 million for Leonardo da Vinci’s painting of Jesus Christ. Bader bin Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Farhan al-Saud was recently discovered to be the buyer of da Vinci’s painting “Salvator Mundi,” The New York Times reports. Prince Badar’s purchase of the image of Christ comes at a time when elite Saudi’s are highly concerned about an ongoing “purge” of influential national figures at the bequest of the crown prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman. Badar is reportedly a close friend and confidant of the crown prince, who...
  • 'Jeopardy!’ winner charged with computer crimes in Michigan

    12/07/2017 3:46:25 AM PST · by Libloather · 17 replies
    Wish TV ^ | 12/07/17
    ADRIAN, Mich. (AP) — Cyber shenanigans for 200? A former “Jeopardy!” winner has been charged with illegally accessing co-workers’ email accounts at a small Michigan college. Stephanie Jass is a former history professor at Adrian College. She appeared in Lenawee County court on Tuesday, charged with unauthorized access to a computer and using a computer to commit a crime.
  • Czech president appoints Andrej Babis as new prime minister

    12/07/2017 3:43:54 AM PST · by Redmen4ever · 2 replies
    Reuters ^ | 12/6/17 | Petra Vodstrcilova
    Czech billionaire businessman Andrej Babis was appointed prime minister on Wednesday …
  • Gaggle of good Samaritans chase down purse snatcher in Chester

    12/07/2017 3:24:10 AM PST · by csvset · 21 replies
    WTVR ^ | 6 Dec 2017 | Wayne Covil
    Man runs down thief who grabbed 77-year-old`s purse: `I got him on the ground` CHESTER, Va. – A 77-year-old woman put her purse down in the front seat as she loaded into the backseat groceries she had just bought at the Kroger in Chester. Meanwhile, Justin Watkins was inside Lowe’s picking up items for a construction job when he heard a loud commotion of people. "We proceed to check out and while we're standing in this checkout line, people start hollerin'… they're saying, ‘stop stop stop…he's got her purse,’” Watkins said. Witnesses in the Kroger Parking lot chased the suspect,...
  • DC-area drivers blast I-66 tolling system as fees hit $40 mark

    12/07/2017 3:11:40 AM PST · by markomalley · 80 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12/5/17 | Greg Norman
    Outraged Washington, D.C.-area commuters and politicians took to social media Tuesday to blast a new tolling scheme on a busy interstate heading from Virginia into the nation’s capital, as fees along the route peaked to an eye-popping $40 during the morning rush hour. The Interstate-66 tolling plan, which launched Monday, opens up express lanes on the highway in northern Virginia to single drivers, as opposed to just carpoolers. But the sticker shock prices being posted on electronic signs along the roadway led some commuters and residents to give the roadway a new nickname. “This is #highwayrobbery. People are just trying...
  • A Conyers Civil War In Detroit's Dirty Dynasty

    12/07/2017 3:06:28 AM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 22 replies
    FrontPageMag ^ | Dec 07, 2017 | Daniel Greenfield
    After spending almost 60 years in Congress as a politician and a staffer, Rep. John Conyers II has to decide which of his many relatives to pass Michigan’s 13th congressional district to. It’s like King Lear, if Shakespeare’s fictional monarch had been forced to step down after groping a woman in church. The 13th is a very nice district to inherit. Conyers has won it by 77%, 79% and 82%. Fidel Castro couldn’t ask for better elections. Whichever Conyers clan member gets it will be staying in Congress for 60 years. And will inherit Rep. Conyers’ government Cadillac Escalade. The...
  • Tidalgate: Climate Alarmists Caught Faking Sea Level Rise

    12/07/2017 3:00:44 AM PST · by markomalley · 40 replies
    Big Government ^ | 12/6/17 | James Delingpole
    Alarmist scientists have been caught red-handed tampering with raw data in order to exaggerate sea level rise.The raw (unadjusted) data from three Indian Ocean gauges – Aden, Karachi and Mumbai – showed that local sea level trends in the last 140 years had been very gently rising, neutral or negative (ie sea levels had fallen). But after the evidence had been adjusted by tidal records gatekeepers at the global databank Permanent Service for Mean Sea Level (PSMSL) it suddenly showed a sharp and dramatic rise.The whistle was blown by two Australian scientists Dr. Albert Parker and Dr. Clifford Ollier in a paper for Earth Systems and Environment.
  • Hamas calls for Palestinian uprising in response to Trump's Jerusalem plan

    12/07/2017 2:56:32 AM PST · by markomalley · 8 replies
    Reuters ^ | 12/7/17 | Dan Williams, Nidal al-Mughrabi
    The Islamist group Hamas urged Palestinians on Thursday to abandon peace efforts and launch a new uprising against Israel in response to U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as its capital. The Israeli military said it was reinforcing troops in the occupied West Bank, deploying several new army battalions and putting other forces on standby, describing the measures as part of its “readiness for possible developments”. Protests so far have been scattered and largely non-violent. But dozens of Palestinians gathered at two points on the Gaza border fence with Israel and threw rocks at soldiers on the other side....
  • Al Franken: Hanging on Like a Stubborn Case of the Clap… For Now

    12/07/2017 2:38:51 AM PST · by x1stcav · 43 replies
    Victory Girls Blog ^ | 12/6/17 | Marta Hernandez
    In case you were keeping score, the number of women accusing Al Franken(swine) of sexual misconduct is now seven. Seven women have accused Franken of either groping them, or trying to kiss them, with the latest one – a former Congressional aide – claiming Franken(swine) asserted that sticking his tongue down her throat was his “right as an entertainer.” “He was between me and the door and he was coming at me to kiss me,” the woman told Politico. “It was very quick and I think my brain had to work really hard to be like ‘Wait, what is happening?’...
  • Yesterday's Nazis and today's national socialist left

    12/07/2017 2:38:05 AM PST · by markomalley · 25 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 12/7/17 | Richard Rail
    The word "Nazi" keeps coming up, mostly from the Alt-Left but occasionally from the Alt-Right as the two verbally smear each other in hopes that something ugly will stick.  The back-and-forth use of the term warrants clarification: which is right, or at least more right than the other?  Is either really Nazi, or is this all just a nasty name game?  And finally, does it matter? Perhaps the best primer on Nazism remains Shirer's The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, through which one can conclude how, astonishingly, the American left has followed in the Third Reich's footsteps, dragging America...
  • Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has someone in mind to replace Al Franken should he resign

    12/07/2017 2:26:47 AM PST · by markomalley · 15 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 12/6/17 | Daniel Chaitin
    Should Sen. Al Franken announce his resignation, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is seriously considering appointing his second-in-command to take the spot, according to a new report.Sources told ABC News that Lt. Gov. Tina Smith, a Democrat like her boss, is a top contender to replace Franken, at least temporarily. A special election would follow for voters to pick someone to serve for the remainder of Franken's term, which ends in January 2021.Franken is facing immense pressure from dozens of fellow Democratic senators to resign amid mounting allegations of sexual misconduct.He revealed that he will be making an announcement Thursday but...
  • Doug Jones Compares Roy Moore To A Black Man In Attempt To Get Votes

    12/07/2017 2:19:50 AM PST · by markomalley · 85 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 12/7/17 | Amber Randall
    The Doug Jones for Senate Committee reportedly sent out flyers with a black man’s face plastered across them in an attempt to reach out to black voters for the upcoming Senate election.The flyer features a black man with a quizzical expression on his face under the banner,”Think if a black man went after high school girls anyone would try to make him senator?” a photo of the flyer reveals.A person with the Doug Jones for Senate Committee told The Daily Caller News Foundation that she was “familiar” with the flyer and believed that they sent it out. She could not,...
  • Why Trump is still winning

    12/07/2017 2:10:29 AM PST · by cotton1706 · 14 replies ^ | 12/6/17 | Mark Bauerlein
    This is the real battle going on in DC today: not Democrats vs. Republicans but President Donald Trump vs. establishment Republicans. Trump is trampling upon every taboo and sensitivity that liberalism has erected in the last 50 years, and Republican leaders have learned to get by in that uptight habitat. With a tax plan inching forward in stops and starts, Roy Moore's numbers, in his US Senate run in Alabama, rising (the President has now even endorsed him), and liberal eminences in politics and media facing sexual allegations that may be worse than those made against Trump, the anti- and...
  • California schools fail to teach children to read or write, suit says

    12/07/2017 2:09:18 AM PST · by Altura Ct. · 22 replies
    SF Gate ^ | 12/5/2017
    California has broken its promise to millions of schoolchildren with an education system that is failing to teach students to read or write, advocates charged Tuesday in a lawsuit seeking a statewide right of “access to literacy.” The suit was filed on behalf of current and former elementary school students and their families in two districts in Los Angeles and Stockton, and a charter school in Los Angeles County. The lead plaintiff is a 7-year-old second-grader who can’t spell words like “need” and “help,” lawyers said. They said students in one charter school class couldn’t read their social studies lesson...
  • It's Time for Congress to Pass the 'John McCain Rule'

    12/07/2017 1:52:54 AM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 23 replies
    American Thinker ^ | Dec 07, 2017 | Mark A. Hewitt
    A year after the election and the Democrats, the media, establishment Republicans are still apoplectic over the inauguration of President Donald Trump. It’s obvious they hate him. When did the media stop looking at Donald Trump as an entertainment figure and begin to loathe him? True, bat-guano, off-the-charts loathing. The answer, of course, is when Donald Trump challenged President Obama to produce a birth certificate. Even today, few things get a liberal Democrat or the media more riled up than questioning President Obama’s qualifications to be president. It’s almost (but not quite) the same level of hate and disgust as...