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  • Trump’s Hitting His Stride: Tillerson Out, Pompeo In

    03/13/2018 2:59:45 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    Rush ^ | March 13, 2018 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Now to Tillerson and all of this going on in Washington. I want to ask you if you remember something. Didn’t the media…? Didn’t the media tell us…? I mean, way, way back. I’m talking here near… It may even be during the transition, but it was around the time Trump selected Tillerson. Didn’t the media tell us that Trump picked Tillerson to be secretary of state as a payback to Russia for Russia helping Trump win the White House? You can look it up. My memory does not fail me. You remember all of those stories about how...
  • You Failed Hillary Clinton, America, and She Won't Forget It

    03/13/2018 2:58:34 PM PDT · by Rummyfan · 47 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 13 Mar 2018 | Jim Treacher
    Goodbye, #ImWithHer. Hello, #YouFailedHer. It seems like every day gives me a new reason to be glad I didn't vote for Donald Trump. And less often, but far more often than I'd like, Hillary Clinton opens up her big yap and gives me a new reason to be glad I didn't vote for her either. Here's America's Least Favorite Grandma speaking in India the other day, in remarks that have now been "seized on" by the Republicans.* Get ready to be scolded once more, you stupid, filthy peasants. If you look at the map of the United States, there's all...
  • Raise taxes or ration health care? Why single-payer won't work in California. Yet

    03/13/2018 2:58:11 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 20 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | March 13, 2018 | Angela Hart
    Betty Doumas-Toto's health insurance premium rose nearly 48 percent in January, to $800 per month for an Affordable Care Act plan. She and her husband are both Los Angeles freelancers in the film industry and are draining their savings trying to keep up with their monthly payments.
  • Trump proposes 'Space Force' to join other military branches

    03/13/2018 2:58:05 PM PDT · by deplorableindc · 90 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | March 13, 2018
    President Trump told a military crowd near San Diego on Tuesday that he believes the U.S. may need to create a new military branch for outer space. "My new national strategy for space recognizes that space is a war-fighting domain, just like the land, air, and sea. We may even have a space force, develop another one: Space Force." Trump said in a speech at the Miramar Marine Corps Air Station. "We have the Air Force; we'll have the Space Force. We have the Army, the Navy," he continued. "You know, I was saying it the other day, because we're...
  • Saudi Prince Bandar bin Khalid dies (suicide upon being ordered to leave the UK)

    03/13/2018 2:32:25 PM PDT · by Rebelbase · 148 replies
    Gulf Business ^ | 3/13/18 | Staff
    Saudi Prince Bandar bin Khalid bin Abdulaziz Al Saud passed away on Monday, March 12, the Royal Court announced in a statement. His funeral prayers will be performed at the Grand Mosque in Makkah following Asr (afternoon) regular prayer on Tuesday, March 13, the official Saudi News Agency (SPA) reported.UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a cable of condolences to Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud on Prince Bandar bin Khalid’s death, official news agency WAM reported. Similar cables were also dispatched by the UAE’s Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed...
  • Els for Autism: An Awesome Day at Old Palm

    03/13/2018 2:08:00 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    Rush ^ | March 13, 2018 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Yesterday was the annual Ernie Els for Autism charity golf tournament, and it’s always held at Old Palm. Ernie puts this tournament on in conjunction with my old buddy Marvin Shanken of Cigar Aficionado and Wine Spectator magazines. The beneficiary of this is an autism school and center that Ernie and his wife Liezl have started up, and it’s gotten bigger than they ever dreamed it would be, as has this tournament. It attracts PGA Tour pros from all over the state of Florida, on a day off for them, and it attracts a lot of donors. And it’s...
  • Uber Executive Calls On White Men To ‘Make Noise’ About Diversity

    03/13/2018 2:05:58 PM PDT · by blam · 116 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 3-13-2018 | Lucas Nolan
    Uber Chief Brand Officer Bozoma Saint John has called on white men to ‘make noise’ about diversity in the workplace. CNN reports that Uber chief brand officer Bozoma Saint John has called on white men to encourage diversity in the workplace during a panel at the South by Southwest film festival. “I want white men to look around in their office and say, ‘Oh look, there’s a lot of white men here. Let’s change this,'” said Saint John. She claims that it’s not the responsibility of minorities to encourage diversity: “Why do I — as the black woman — have...
  • Trump, inspecting samples for border wall, slams Gov. Brown for "doing a terrible job' running CA

    03/13/2018 2:05:22 PM PDT · by Innovative · 51 replies
    LA Times ^ | March 13, 2018 | Brian Bennett and Noah Bierman
    President Trump broke from his inspection of border wall samples on Tuesday to castigate California's Democratic state government, saying that Gov. Jerry Brown is "doing a terrible job running the state." Trump's first visit to the nation's most populous state is to be brief — just one day — but long on symbolism. He spent about an hour inspecting border wall prototypes built at his direction in San Diego, and plans to speak at the Marine Corps Air Station Miramar and travel to a fundraiser in Beverly Hills that is expected to raise $5 million for the Republican National Committee.
  • Gun permit applications spike in the Charlotte-area following Florida school shooting

    03/13/2018 2:00:43 PM PDT · by rktman · 9 replies ^ | 3/9/2018 | UNKNOWN
    Ever since the deadly shooting in Parkland Florida, there has been an outcry for legislation to tighten gun laws. However, the National Rifle Association (NRA) and supporters of the Second Amendment are pushing back creating a deep divide on the issue of gun control across the country.
  • Dick’s Says Firearms Restrictions Turned Away Some Customers

    03/13/2018 2:00:17 PM PDT · by SpeedyInTexas · 73 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 03/13/2018 | Austen Hufford
    Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. DKS 0.98% said its decision to no longer sell guns to anyone under 21 years old has hurt traffic and retail sales as the move upset some customers and exacerbated headwinds to its hunting and gun business. ... “Some of those customers that buy firearms, buy other things also,” Dick’s Chief Executive Edward Stack told analysts on a conference call. “There are just going to be some people who just don’t shop us anymore for anything.” ... Dick’s said its hunting business posted negative comparable-store sales and expects the challenges to continue this year, with its...
  • Researchers Find Critical Security Flaws in AMD Chips

    03/13/2018 1:53:20 PM PDT · by bitt · 26 replies
    security week ^ | 3/13/2018 | AFP
    Security researchers said Tuesday they discovered flaws in chips made by Advanced Micro Devices that could allow hackers to take over computers and networks. Israeli-based security firm CTS Labs published its research showing "multiple critical security vulnerabilities and exploitable manufacturer backdoors" in AMD chips. CTS itemized 13 flaws, saying they "have the potential to put organizations at significantly increased risk of cyberattacks." The report comes weeks after Intel disclosed similar hardware-based flaws dubbed Meltdown and Spectre, sparking widespread computer security concerns and a congressional inquiry. CTS said the newly discovered flaws could compromise AMD's new chips that handle applications in...
  • The utter stupidity of California in one project

    03/13/2018 1:49:55 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 28 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 03/13/2018 | Jared Peterson
    How else to account for the state's wondrous physical beauty and gentle climate, on the one hand, and its ludicrously irrational political majorities and execrable public officialdom, on the other? God gave Yosemite Valley but then inflicted Nancy Pelosi. He created the Big Sur coastline, then dropped Jerry Brown into Sacramento. He graces the state with the sweetest September-Octobers north of the equator but requires that they be shared with the likes of Oakland mayor Libby Schaaf. The list of nature's spectacular bounty, paired with California's unmatched human folly, is endless. Another week in the Golden State, another rich display...
  • McCain: Trump’s CIA pick was involved in ‘one of the darkest chapters in American history’

    03/13/2018 1:45:11 PM PDT · by detective · 145 replies
    MSN News ^ | 3/13/2018 | Morgan Gstalter
    Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) on Tuesday condemned President Trump's decision to nominate Gina Haspel to become the director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), saying she was involved in "one of darkest chapters in American history." While he expressed confidence in current CIA Director Mike Pompeo's ability to serve as secretary of State, an appointment Trump announced earlier Tuesday, McCain said in a statement that Haspel needs to explain her stance on torture. "The torture of detainees in U.S. custody during the last decade was one of the darkest chapters in American history," McCain said. "Ms. Haspel needs to explain...
  • Moscow to London: Let us examine nerve agent used in spy poisoning

    03/13/2018 1:42:37 PM PDT · by Mariner · 28 replies
    Reuters via Yahoo ^ | March 13th, 2018 | by Katya Golubkova and Polina Nikolskaya
    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia will only respond to a British demand it provide answers about the nerve agent that poisoned former double agent Sergei Skripal if London lets Moscow analyze the substance, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday. British Prime Minister Theresa May said it was "highly likely" that Moscow was responsible for the poisoning in England of Skripal and his daughter using a military-grade nerve agent that was part of the Novichok group of nerve agents developed by the Soviet military. Lavrov said the British government was obliged to provide Moscow access to the substance because Britain...
  • Tillerson firing set to showcase just how little the media know (Here's what's really going on)

    03/13/2018 1:36:46 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 45 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 03/13/2018 | Monica Showalter
    It's coming...just wait for it. Any minute now, the press will declare President Trump's ouster of secretary of state Rex Tillerson as "chaos" and "disarray." Such baloney. Tillerson was a good man, and he ably served the country in getting the Saudi Arabians to turn hard toward the West as the Iran threat loomed. That's a real achievement. The result we now see – from Saudis allowing women to drive to Saudis changing their stance toward Israel in a friendly direction to Saudis putting the screws to the local billionaire princeling financiers of Osama bin Laden and other lunatic forces,...
  • Rex Tillerson Announces His Last Day in Office

    03/13/2018 1:32:41 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 21 replies ^ | March 13, 2018 | Katie Pavlich
    Speaking to reporters Tuesday afternoon, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced his final day at the Department after President Trump announced his firing earlier in the day. He will hand off his responsibilities to Deputy Secretary John Sullivan. "My commission as secretary of state will terminate at midnight March the 31st," Tillerson said. “What is most important is to ensure an orderly and smooth transition during a time that the country continues to face significant policy and national security challenges.” Tillerson listed off a number of accomplishments at the State Department and thanked agency employees, in addition to military members,...
  • UK Issues Ultimatum to Russia After Attempted Assassination of Former Double Agent

    03/13/2018 12:29:17 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 88 replies ^ | March 12, 2018 | Chris Reeves
    On March 4th, Russian defector and former British intelligence source Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were found slumped over on a bench in the city center of Salisbury, clearly in distress. As first responders quickly discovered, the Skripals had been poisoned with a potentially deadly nerve agent.But the damage was not limited just to them. Detective Sergeant Nick Bailey, one of the first officers to respond to the scene, also fell ill and was hospitalized after being exposed to the nerve agent. Furthermore, hundreds of local residents in the small Southern English town who came into contact with the...
  • Obama aide started Christopher Steele-FBI alliance

    03/13/2018 12:29:13 PM PDT · by detective · 24 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | March 13, 2018 | Rowan Scarborough
    A senior Barack Obama State Department official gave the green light to an FBI agent in 2016 to meet with dossier writer Christopher Steele, a meeting that touched off a relationship that would fuel the ongoing investigation into possible Donald Trump-Russia election collusion. And, the sensational Steele allegation that led to an FBI wiretap on Trump volunteer Carter Page came from “pillow talk” with the lover of a Kremlin official, a new book says. The disclosure that Victoria Nuland started the process is contained in “Russian Roulette,” a book released Tuesday by Yahoo News report Michael Isikoff and Mother Jones...
  • National School Walkout planned by students worldwide after Parkland shooting

    03/13/2018 12:22:19 PM PDT · by metmom · 128 replies
    FoxNews ^ | March 13, 2018 | Kaitlyn Schallhorn
    When news of the Parkland school shooting first broke, it resonated with 17-year-old Naomi Giancola. A junior at Midwood High School in Brooklyn, New York – some 1,200 miles away from Marjory Stoneman Douglas, the Florida high school where a gunman murdered 17 students and faculty on Feb. 14 – Giancola immediately thought the tragedy could have easily happened at her own school. “It really hit home because I’m in high school. That could have been my school, that could have been my friends, that could have been me that was shot or running away,” Giancola told Fox News. So...

    03/13/2018 12:14:34 PM PDT · by Dick Bachert · 36 replies
    Self ^ | 3/13/2018 | Dick Bachert
    Hope you're all staying warm this Ides of March? A bit chilly where you are? I suspect Algore is becoming a tad frosty AND grumpy since his Globalist, NWO GLOBALONEY WARMING SCAM is falling apart before his eyes. Not to worry about old Al. The $500 million or so he's scammed over the years will allow him to stay snug - not to mention crazy - as the proverbial bedbug he's become. (Am I the only voter who believes that Trump has understood all that from the get go and why he pulled out of the Paris Accord and will...