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  • SCOTUS D-Day: Travel Ban, Guns, Gays, and Possible Supreme Court Retirement

    06/26/2017 2:17:48 AM PDT · by Helicondelta
    breitbart.com ^ | 25 Jun 2017
    President Trump’s travel ban, the Second Amendment, religious liberty versus LGBT issues, and even the possibility of Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement will be addressed, as all eyes are on the Supreme Court on Monday. The nation’s highest court should decide two major cases on Monday. The first is Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia v. Comer, where the Court will decide whether Blaine Amendments — constitutional provisions in some states that bar churches and faith-based organizations from receiving any taxpayer money, including for secular programs like children’s playground programs — violate the First Amendment’s Free Exercise Clause. Another case that will...
  • Woman suffers 'life changing' injuries after acid attack on her 21st birthday (Londonistan)

    06/26/2017 1:46:14 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 5 replies
    A woman suffered 'life changing' burns after she had acid thrown at her while out celebrating her 21st birthday. Resham Khan was left with damage to one eye and extensive burns after being attacked as she drove through Beckton, east London, with her cousin Jameel on Wednesday morning. A man ran up and threw acid at both Ms Khan and her cousin through the open car window as they stopped at traffic lights. He then chased the pair as they tried to drive off but lost control of the car and crashed into a fence. Ms Khan told ITV News...
  • Watch brutal French Quarter robbery, attack: Graphic video

    06/26/2017 1:39:00 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 5 replies
    The New Orleans Police Department has released video showing an attack that left a man critically wounded during a robbery Saturday night (June 24) in the French Quarter. The vicious robbery was reported just before 11 p.m. Saturday in the 200 block of Bienville Street. Captured from surveillance footage, the video shows two men walking on Bienville Street at 8:52 p.m. At the video's 1:30 mark, a pair of males run up behind the two victims and begin to assault them. WARNING: This video contains graphic content. NOPD Incident F-30418-17 (65 208 Bienville Street) One of the assailants appears to...
  • Congressman, Defend Thyself: Many lawmakers have gun permits, but we can’t use them in D.C.

    06/25/2017 11:37:50 PM PDT · by richardb72 · 6 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | June 25, 2017 | Thomas Massie
    When Republican lawmakers came under fire during a June 14 baseball practice in Virginia, they were trapped by a tall fence with one exit. Thanks to armed officers guarding House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, only five people were wounded. But although members of the congressional leadership are provided security details, the rest of us have to count on luck. “When congressmen and senators are off the Capitol Hill campus, we are still high-profile targets, but we have zero protection,” Rep. Mo Brooks of Alabama told John Lott of the Crime Prevention Research Center. Mr. Lott, who worked with me on...
  • Hannity calls former Fox darling out by name over fake news: ‘Are you proud, Megyn?’

    06/25/2017 10:25:41 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 14 replies
    Bizpac Review ^ | 06/25/2017 | Michael Dorstewitz
    “Are you proud, Megyn?” Fox News host Sean Hannity exposed the two individuals most responsible for churning out anti-Trump propaganda — the presidents of CNN and NBC News — and by extension, former Fox News personality Megyn Kelly. He began his Friday night “mini-monologue” by referring to CNN President Jeff Zucker and NBC News/MSNBC Chairman Andy Lack as the “fake news chiefs” and the architects of the “Destroy Trump Media,” and then played clips of specific instances of their over-the-top, unhinged reporting. On the CNN side, those clips included Jim Acosta, Jeffrey Toobin, Brooke Baldwin, Anderson Cooper, Gloria Borger, and...
  • Fake News: Washington Post Claims Thomas Jefferson Held White House Iftar Dinner

    06/25/2017 10:17:39 PM PDT · by boatbums · 23 replies
    BREITBART ^ | 06/25/2017 | Warner Todd Huston
    The establishment media became upset this weekend after President Donald Trump canceled the “White House Muslim Iftar Dinner tradition started by Thomas Jefferson.” But the media is wrong in every respect. Thomas Jefferson never held any Iftar dinner and only three out of 45 presidents ever hosted one, so there is no such “tradition” to cancel. Amy B. Wang of the Washington Post led the pack with this nonsense that Thomas Jefferson held the “first Iftar dinner” with a June 24 piece entitled, “Trump just ended a long tradition of celebrating Ramadan at the White House.” The often-used claim that Thomas Jefferson...
  • President Trump says no to White House Ramadan dinner, issues this statement instead …

    06/25/2017 10:10:12 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 23 replies
    Bizpac Review ^ | 06/25/2017 | Samantha Chang
    “Tolerant” Muslims and virtue-signaling liberals are outraged that President Donald Trump, a Christian, chose not to host a White House dinner commemorating the end of Ramadan this year. Instead, Trump issued a warm statement wishing Muslims a happy Eid al-Fitr, the Muslim holiday that marks the end of Ramadan. The statement read: "On behalf of the American people, Melania and I send our warm greetings to Muslims as they celebrate Eid al-Fitr." "With Muslims around the world, the United States renews our commitment to honor these values. Eid Mubarak." Leftists who aren’t even religious trashed Trump for “breaking” a White...
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger, Emmanuel Macron shoot video selfie about climate change

    06/25/2017 9:42:04 PM PDT · by Enchante · 8 replies
    ABC News ^ | June 24, 2017 | David Kaplan
    Now, there appears to be a new budding bromance: Between recently-elected French President Emmanuel Macron and former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger The environmental comrades in arms -- both of whom have been critical of President Donald Trump's decision to pull the U.S. out of the Paris Accord -- shot a brief video selfie together on Friday at the Elysee Palace in Paris, after meeting to discuss all things green.... ...The pair will join on Saturday former United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon, as well as high court judges from several countries, to launch a campaign for a global pact to protect...
  • KDP detains 4 internationalist fighters (Syrian foreign fighters arrested by Iraq Kurds)

    06/25/2017 9:27:18 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 2 replies
    ANF News ^ | Monday, June 26, 2017 | ANF SULAYMANIYAH
    KDP forces have detained 4 internationalist fighters that crossed from Rojava into Southern Kurdistan. It is not known yet where the fighters have been taken. According to reports, KDP peshmergas detained Swedish fighters Jesper Soeder and Andreas Charalabos, and British fighters Andrew Johnwoodhead and Lee Egerton at a checkpoint in Akre city, Southern Kurdistan. The driver accompanying the fighters was also taken into custody and it is not known yet where the fighters and their driver have been taken.
  • Violent rhetoric alert: MEATHEAD Rob Reiner declares ‘all out war’ to stop Trump’s ‘treason’

    06/25/2017 9:15:56 PM PDT · by Kevin in California · 56 replies
    Twitchy ^ | 06-25-2017 | Greg P
    Remember last week when a Bernie Sanders supporter attempted to assassinate a bunch of Republicans playing baseball? We do. But it seems television Rob “Meathead” Reiner missed those news reports as calling for an “all out war” because of President Trump’s “treason” is just the kind of violent rhetoric we don’t need right now:
  • Royal Navy's largest ever warship, HMS Queen Elizabeth, to set sail

    06/25/2017 9:09:07 PM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 17 replies
    sky NEWS ^ | Monday 26 June 2017 | Alistair Bunkall, Defence Correspondent
    The largest warship ever built in the UK is due to set sail for the first time today. HMS Queen Elizabeth, the Royal Navy's new aircraft carrier, will leave her dock in Scotland around lunchtime to start two years of sea trials. She is named after Elizabeth the first and is the second ship to carry the name - the first was a World War One battleship. More than 700 crew are onboard, from seamen to aircraft engineers, dentists to force protection. The oldest crew member is 58 and the youngest 17 although the average age is in the early...
  • Julian Assange: “The Democratic Party is Doomed”

    06/25/2017 9:08:22 PM PDT · by Kevin in California · 36 replies
    Eagle Rising ^ | 06-25-2017 | Keely Sharp
    Julian Assange, especially famous for WikiLeaks during the 2016 presidential election, has a new message. In a new Op-Ed rant, Assange argues and explains why the Democratic party is doomed. He touches on how the destructive party does not have any kind of message. Instead, they have put all their eggs in the Russian collusion basket.
  • The speech Wild Bill For America was to give before being detained and kicked out of Canada

    06/25/2017 8:50:15 PM PDT · by Texas Eagle · 13 replies
    youtube.com ^ | June 25, 2017 | Wild Bill For America
    Published on Jun 25, 2017 This is the speech I was to give in Canada. The cops read the script and ARRESTED ME FOR HATE SPEECH........watch and decide if this is hate speech.
  • '2 potential witnesses' in DNC-rigging lawsuit 'both died'

    06/25/2017 8:48:56 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 13 replies
    WND ^ | 06/25/2017 | Alicia Powe
    Lawyers fear for safety after Seth Rich murder, break-ins, 'freaky' phone calls! Lawyers and plaintiffs suing the Democratic National Committee for rigging the 2016 presidential election say they’re being harassed with threatening messages and “freaky” encounters and they fear for their safety – particularly in the wake of the mysterious and unsolved murder of DNC staffer Seth Rich – but a federal court has denied their request for protection. “We filed the motion because we do feel that not only us, but our staff and the plaintiffs, are deserving of a motion,” attorney Elizabeth Beck, who is litigating the case,...
  • Local vigil held for slain Muslim teen

    06/25/2017 8:29:23 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 39 replies
    KION ^ | Jun 25, 2017 | Maya Holmes
    The fatal attack of 17-year-old Nabra Hassanen has sparked heavy conversations and vigils all over the country, including Garfield Park Community Church in Santa Cruz.
  • For Grieving Parents, Trump Is ‘Speaking for the Dead’ on Immigration

    06/25/2017 8:16:24 PM PDT · by Theoria · 39 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 25 June 2017 | Vivian Yee
    The families could reel off all the times they had called the media and written to Washington, but after all that trying, they had never heard anyone who mattered say anything like it: Most Mexican immigrants, Donald J. Trump declared in his first campaign speech, were “rapists” who were “bringing drugs, bringing crime” across the border. Now he had come to meet them, the families of people killed by undocumented immigrants, and they wanted to tell him he was right. One son had been struck by a truck, another shot just around the corner from home. Different causes of death,...
  • President Trump Has Now Signed 40 Pieces Of Legislation As He Moves To Enact His Agenda

    06/25/2017 8:07:48 PM PDT · by upchuck · 10 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | June 25, 2017 | Alex Pfeiffer
    President Donald Trump continues to sign legislation, an achievement he deemed “nice” Friday. The bills include an act to improve weather forecasting, a long-term vision for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and reforms for the Department of Veteran Affairs. The three pieces of legislation all had bipartisan support. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration Transition Authorization Act of 2017 calls for a $19.5 billion budget for NASA — an increase from $19.3 billion in 2016 — and also asks that NASA create a plan for getting humans “near or on the surface of Mars in the 2030s.” During...
  • Trump Supporters ‘Take Over’ Town Hall With Nasty Surprise As Maxine Waters Tries To Leave

    06/25/2017 7:50:16 PM PDT · by dontreadthis · 45 replies
    youtube ^ | 6/24/17 | Breaking News 365
    Trump Supporters ‘Take Over’ Town Hall With Nasty Surprise As Maxine Waters Tries To Leave Maxine Waters got a big wake up call when she held a town hall in Gardena, California. The Calfornia Congresswoman was met by a few hundred President Donald Trump supporters who were there to protest. Maxine was shocked as the protesters “took over” the town hall, but
  • Tom Price: GOP lawmakers opposing healthcare bill don't understand Trump's plan

    06/25/2017 7:33:30 PM PDT · by HokieMom · 44 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | Jun 25, 2017, | by Kyle Feldscher |
    Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price Sunday tried to persuade reluctant Republican senators and governors that the healthcare bill in the upper chamber is going to make life easier for millions of Americans. Price told CNN he believes many Republicans who have come out against the bill misunderstand the Trump administration's plan for healthcare. In responding to comments made by Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nevada, last week saying that the second biggest healthcare lie was the Senate bill would bring premiums down, Price said the bill is a part of a larger plan that would accomplish that goal. "The...
  • [2/4/17] Meet The Awan Brothers - The (Not-Russian) IT Staff Who Allegedly Hacked Congress' Computer

    06/25/2017 7:24:12 PM PDT · by Pic7 · 26 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 02/04/2017 | LUKE ROSIAK
    EXCLUSIVE: House Intelligence, Foreign Affairs Committee Members Compromised By Rogue IT Staff Three brothers who managed office information technology for members of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and other lawmakers were abruptly relieved of their duties on suspicion that they accessed congressional computers without permission. Brothers Abid, Imran, and Jamal Awan were barred from computer networks at the House of Representatives Thursday, The Daily Caller News Foundation Investigative Group has learned.