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  • Oprah and Amy Schumer Want Gayle King to Smoke Weed

    01/24/2020 11:07:01 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 14 replies
    New York Post ^ | January 23, 2020 | Leah Bitsky
    SNIP “We both have a dream in life and that is to get Gayle to smoke weed,” Winfrey said of her best friend, while talking with Schumer on a recent episode of her podcast “Oprah’s Super Soul Conversations.” Winfrey explained that as long as she’s known the “CBS This Morning” co-host, King has stayed away from the hard stuff. “In all the years that I’ve been besties with Gayle and that’s since 1976, and I’ve been with Stedman [Graham] since 1685, in all those years neither he nor Gayle has ever had a sip of anything,” she said, adding that...
  • New Yorkers have dismal view of race relations: poll

    01/20/2020 10:40:48 AM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 16 replies
    New York Post ^ | January 20, 2020 | NYT
    ALBANY — New Yorkers think race relations in the Empire State are going down the tubes, a new poll has found. Only 5 percent of voters surveyed in a new Siena College study released Monday, Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, said race relations are excellent, while 28 percent rated them as good. Meanwhile, a combined 64 percent of New Yorkers described relations as fair, at 42 percent, or poor, at 22 percent. The most dismal view comes from New York City, where 29 percent of residents think race relations are poor, compared to 20 percent of suburbanites and 15 percent...
  • Puerto Rico protesters call for governor to resign after mob finds relief supplies

    01/20/2020 11:19:42 AM PST · by conservative98 · 58 replies
    NY Post ^ | January 20, 2020 | 1:32pm | Jorge Fitz-Gibbon
    Protesters in Puerto Rico called for Gov. Wanda Vazquez to resign Monday after stores of relief supplies were found unused in a locked warehouse over the weekend as the island reels from a powerful earthquake. Dozens gathered outside La Fortaleza, Puerto Rico’s governor’s mansion, banging on frying pans, denouncing Vazquez and holding signs with messages including “Government, Absent, Criminal, Negligent.” “I have never come out to protest but this caused me so much anger and indignation,” protester Rubi Oliveras told El Vocero newspaper. “How is it possible that you say you care about the country and yet you let so...
  • ‘ABC treated Abby like s–t:’ Inside Abby Huntsman’s exit from ‘The View’

    01/13/2020 7:41:07 PM PST · by conservative98 · 40 replies
    NY Post Page Six ^ | January 13, 2020 | 9:06pm | Carlos Greer, Sara Nathan and Mara Siegler
    Abby Huntsman announced on Monday she’s quitting “The View” to join her father, Jon Huntsman Jr., on his Utah gubernatorial campaign. But Page Six is told that the campaign isn’t the real reason for her exit from the ABC fixture, which has recently been rocked by a breakdown in the relationship between Meghan McCain and her fellow panelists. “It’s an unhealthy environment — just the way that things are handled during shows and how people deal with each other,” said an insider familiar with Huntsman’s thinking. “It’s intense.” “Abby made an issue [to executives] about the overall environment. She’s felt...
  • Saudi Arabia Orders Death Penalty For Five Over Khashoggi Killing

    12/23/2019 2:55:51 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    Hotair ^ | 12/23/2019 | Jazz Shaw
    There was finally a trial held in the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, though most people probably weren’t aware of it. The entire thing was done in secret, with only a handful of people being allowed to attend. Despite this complete lack of transparency, their business concluded today with a number of guilty verdicts and five people being sentenced to death. Of course, if you were expecting any sort of punishment for Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman or the members of his inner circle, I’d like a double shot of whatever you’ve been drinking. (NY Post) A court in Saudi...
  • Freshman Democrats want Justin Amash as impeachment manager: report (quit GOP on 7/04/19)

    12/16/2019 3:30:43 PM PST · by Libloather · 23 replies
    NY Post ^ | 12/16/19 | Emily Jacobs
    A group of freshman House Democrats are on a private crusade to get Rep. Justin Amash (I-Mich.) appointed as an impeachment manager, according to a new report. The group, led by Rep. Dean Phillips (D-Minn.) and consisting of about 30 freshman Dems, has asked House leaders to consider Amash as a potential manager, the Washington Post reported. The now-independent congressman was formerly a member of the GOP and the House Freedom Caucus until earlier this year, when he publicly argued that President Trump had committed impeachable offenses based on former special counsel Robert Mueller’s report. His comments, along with a...
  • Melania Trump has no problem with president taunting Greta Thunberg

    12/13/2019 11:54:22 PM PST · by conservative98 · 44 replies
    NY Post ^ | December 14, 2019 | 2:27am | Laura Italiano
    The two teens are different, the first lady noted through a spokesperson. “He is a 13-year-old who wants and deserves privacy,” Melania’s spokeswoman, Stephanie Grisham, said of Barron in an emailed statement on Friday — the day after Trump lashed out at Thunberg because Time magazine had named her “Person of the Year.” Thunberg, meanwhile, is a public person “who travels the globe giving speeches.”
  • Democrats pick Hillary Clinton as 2020 frontrunner in new party poll

    12/09/2019 2:26:13 PM PST · by conservative98 · 84 replies
    NY Post ^ | December 9, 2019 | 4:56pm | Brian Pascus
    A new poll of registered Democrats has Hillary Clinton as their top choice for the 2020 Democratic Party presidential nomination — and she’s not even running. The online Harris Poll survey released by the Center for American Political Studies at Harvard found that Clinton placed first with 21% of the vote, followed closely by Vice President Joe Biden at 20%, Senator Bernie Sanders at 12%, Senator Elizabeth Warren at 9% and former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg at 7%.
  • Hillary Clinton drops biggest hint yet that she’s mulling a 2020 presidential run

    12/05/2019 6:00:27 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 53 replies
    nypost ^ | 12/04/2019 | Maureen Callahan
    The strongest indicator yet that Hillary’s mulling a 2020 run? She appeared Wednesday, for the first time ever, on Howard Stern. There was hardly a pretense she was there to promote the book she co-wrote with daughter Chelsea, long ago a bestseller. As those who listen to the show know, Stern publicly begged Hillary to appear during the 2016 campaign. After Donald Trump won, Stern said one guest shot could have moved the needle her way. “If she had come on the show …,” Stern mused in May. “The way I helped Donald was I let him come on and...
  • House Intel report accuses Trump of wrongdoing in Ukraine dealings

    12/03/2019 1:29:44 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 38 replies
    nypost ^ | 12/03/2019 | Bob Fredericks
    The House on Tuesday released a landmark impeachment report outlining evidence of what it called President Trump’s wrongdoing toward Ukraine — findings that will push Congress toward a debate over whether the 45th president should be removed from office. Democrats on the Intelligence Committee are making the case that Trump engaged in behavior violating his oath of office and, in the course of their investigation, obstructed Congress by stonewalling the proceedings.
  • Court ruling allows House to enforce subpoenas demanding Trump’s tax returns

    12/03/2019 10:49:04 AM PST · by lowbridge · 37 replies ^ | December 3, 2019 | Emily Saul
    The House of Representatives can enforce subpoenasseeking eight years of President Trump’s financial records, an appeals court ruled Tuesday. The majority decision from the Second Circuit Court of Appeals clears the way for the Democrat-controlled House to seek documents, including tax returns, for Trump and other third-party individuals and entities. The House previously served subpoenas on Deutsche Bank and Capital One for the records, yet Trump immediately sued to block their release. Deutsche Bank previously revealed that, while it has tax returns for some of Trump’s children, it is not in possession of the president’s.
  • Why Obama got a Nobel Peace Prize for nothing — and Trump never will for anything

    11/02/2019 9:17:58 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 30 replies
    The New York Post ^ | November 2, 2019 | Mary Kay Linge
    President Barack Obama’s first act as a Nobel Peace Prize winner in 2009 — nine months after he took the oath of office — was to try to wriggle out of accepting it. “The morning the prize was announced, his staff investigated whether anyone had failed to travel to Oslo to receive their prize,” writes Nobel insider Geir Lundestad in “The World’s Most Prestigious Prize” (Oxford), out this month. Apparently, the president was among the 61 percent of Americans who believed he didn’t deserve it. “It is true, Obama did not do much before winning,” Lundestad, 74, a member of...
  • Brooklyn anti-cop protest turns violent, blocks traffic: 'Don't let these pigs touch us'

    11/02/2019 11:07:28 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 37 replies
    New York Post via Fox News ^ | 11/02/2019 | Alex Taylor, Catherine Kast
    Close to a thousand anti-police protesters descended on Downtown Brooklyn Friday night, blocking traffic, vandalizing a city bus and shouting obscene insults at NYPD cops. The demonstration formed soon after 7 p.m. on the streets near the Barclays Center, with protesters unfurling large banners that read “— the police” and “Don’t let these pigs touch us.” The crowd began dispersing by 9 p.m. The demonstration was in response to a planned crackdown on fare evasion by the NYPD — and two controversial police actions in Brooklyn subway stations in recent weeks. In one of the incidents, an NYPD cop sent...
  • De Blasio on porn star Annina Ucatis’ private NYPD tour: Hard to believe

    10/24/2019 10:27:56 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 74 replies
    nypost ^ | 10/24/2019 | Julia Marsh & Aaron Feis
    Mayor Bill de Blasio doesn’t “understand how on earth” a German porn star got deep inside sensitive areas of NYPD headquarters, he said Thursday, as an NYPD boss vowed to find answers. “I’ve only heard the beginning of this, and I don’t like what I hear,” fumed Hizzoner of Annina Ucatis’ private tour of the Lower Manhattan cop shop — first reported by The Post — where she was free to film inside the clandestine Real Time Crime Center, and even outside Commissioner James O’Neill’s office. “I don’t understand how on earth this could have happened,” continued de Blasio of...
  • Mitt Romney rips Trump over Syria pullout, questions cease-fire

    10/17/2019 2:07:19 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 74 replies
    nypost ^ | 10/17/2019 | Bob Fredericks
    Sen. Mitt Romney on Thursday criticized President Trump’s deal with Turkey for a five-day cease-fire in its conflict with the Kurds in Syria. “The announcement today is being portrayed as a victory. It is far from a victory. Serious questions remain about how the decision was reached precipitously to withdraw from Syria and why that decision was reached,” the Utah Republican said on the floor of the Senate. “Given the initial details of the cease-fire agreement, the administration must also explain what America’s future role will be in the region. What happens now to the Kurds and why Turkey will...
  • Trump’s making a big mistake in betraying the Kurds

    10/08/2019 12:14:38 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 134 replies ^ | October 7, 2019 | Post Editorial Board
    Turkish jets struck a Kurdish base near the Iraq-Syria border late Monday night, the first grim fruits of President Trump’s decision to order US forces out of the way — a decision we fear Trump will come to regret. We’ll grant that the president is delivering on a campaign promise here: Like most Americans, he doesn’t want this nation serving as the world’s policeman; other countries should share more of the burden when it comes to both troops and money. Or, as he tweeted Monday, “it is time for us to get out of these ridiculous Endless Wars.” He has...
  • NYC Democratic Socialists’ new AOC could be this rising star from Brooklyn

    10/05/2019 6:46:04 PM PDT · by EinNYC · 16 replies
    NY Post ^ | October 5, 2019 | Jon Levine
    Leaders of New York City’s Democratic Socialists, energized by the rise of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, are buzzing over the 32-year-old Brooklynite, saying he looks like a new star of the party. “I’m really excited to see what Jabari Brisport is going to do next,” said Bianca Cunningham, a co-chair of the city’s Democratic Socialists.
  • Dow loses nearly 500 points on fears that US economy is weakening

    10/02/2019 3:05:29 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 47 replies ^ | October 2, 2019 | Kevin Dugan
    Stocks got slammed for the second day in a row on Wednesday after weak payroll numbers stoked fears that President Trump’s trade wars were slowing down the US economy. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped by nearly 600 points, to a low of 25,974.12, after data from ADP showed that private US employers had hired fewer workers than expected. The Dow ended the day down 494.42 points, or 1.9 percent, to 26,078.62. The report, a precursor to the Labor Department’s more comprehensive jobs report due Friday, followed dismal numbers on US manufacturing Tuesday that showed activity was at its lowest...
  • Robert Moses’ name should be mud: New York State should remove the racist man’s name from public…

    09/16/2019 3:39:27 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 30 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | Sep 15, 2019 | 5:00 AM | Jason Haber
    … For 44 years, Robert Moses ruled over New York. Unelected, his power drawn from up to 12 concurrent city, state and federal appointments, he used his unparalleled control of public authorities with impunity. Deftly utilizing loopholes and creating new law, Moses had his own shadow government, with his own police force, flag, and an island under the Triborough (now Robert F. Kennedy) Bridge. There is no debate over the sheer magnitude of what he built. His accomplishments bestride New York: 416 miles of highways, 13 bridges, 658 playgrounds and housing for 150,000 people. He constructed parkways, tunnels, beaches, zoos,...
  • Ilhan Omar recounts ‘complete horror’ of 9/11 attacks after being slammed at NYC memorial

    09/11/2019 2:15:20 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 113 replies
    NY Post ^ | September 11, 2019 | 2:09pm | Bob Fredericks
    Lightning-rod Rep. Ilhan Omar — who previously sparked outrage with a comment minimizing the 9/11 terror attacks — posted a somber video on Twitter on Wednesday commemorating the anniversary and recounting the “complete horror” she and her family felt following the terror attacks. “On September 11th we experienced one of the most horrific terrorist attacks that we have ever lived through as a nation. Today, we remember the victims, the first responders and their loved ones. #Neverforget,” the Minnesota Democrat wrote on the post, which included the nearly minute-long video.