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  • Biden, mulling 2020, calls Trump immigration policies 'one of the darkest moments in our history'

    07/21/2018 8:41:56 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 80 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 21, 2018 | Adam Shaw
    Former Vice President Joe Biden, mulling a possible 2020 presidential run, ripped into the Trump administration’s immigration policies on Friday -- calling them “one of the darkest moments in our history” at a rally held by a Latino civil rights organization. Biden made his fiery remarks in Phoenix, Arizona, at an event for the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC). He specifically targeted the Justice Department’s “zero tolerance” policy on prosecuting all illegal border crossers. “Grotesque lies, lies about immigrants, about crime, about costs to the community,” said Biden. “This administration’s policies that literally rip babies from the arms...
  • Over in a Barrel, Democrats Hurtle Toward the Rocks Below

    07/13/2018 8:45:17 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 23 replies
    American Greatness ^ | 12 Jul, 2018 | Michael Walsh
    A few months ago, the Democrat-Media Complex was brimming with bravado: this fall’s congressional elections, the story went, were sure to rebuke the gauche interloper Donald Trump and swamp him and his minions in a giant “Blue Wave” that would restore Democrats’ control of the legislative branch, launch impeachment proceedings in the House, convict him in the Senate, and drive him from office as the wronged Dowager Empress of Chappaqua resumed her rightful place in the People’s House. Et voila! The restoration of the old order and a new tsunami of “progressive” regulations would ensure nothing like Trump would ever...
  • How we'll recover from Trump

    07/11/2018 9:08:15 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 51 replies
    The Bristol Herald Courier ^ | July 11, 2018 | Jennifer Rubin, The Washington Post
    President Donald Trump, more than any modern president, freely expresses his racist views — whether it is calling Mexican immigrants rapists, asserting that immigrants “infest” America, saying neo-Nazis include some “very fine people,” preferring Norwegian immigrants to those from “sh--hole” countries or associating immigrants with crime in public and in private. (In May, The Post reported on an episode in April 2017: “Trump reminded them the crowds loved his rhetoric on immigrants along the campaign trail. Acting as if he were at a rally, he recited a few made-up Hispanic names and described potential crimes they could have committed, such...
  • Impact of asteroid that will approach Earth in 2029 'CANNOT be ruled out' [but pretty much no]

    07/06/2018 1:50:43 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 63 replies
    Express UK ^ | Tuesday, June 27, 2017 | Sean Martin
    Astronomers have calculated the Apophis asteroid will speed past Earth on April 13, 2029, at just 18,600 miles away -- a hair's width in astronomical terms. To put that into perspective, the moon is 238,900 miles away... If the 27 billion kg asteroid were to hit Earth, scientists calculate that it would leave a crater over a mile wide and a staggering 518 metres deep. However, most worryingly, the impact would be equivalent to 880 million tons of TNT being detonated -- some 65,000 times as powerful as the nuclear bomb which was dropped on Hiroshima. The next time the...
  • [Barf Alert] Cardinal warns of 'possible collapse' of Earth's livability at Vatican event

    07/06/2018 11:03:44 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 50 replies
    National Catholic Reporter ^ | July 5, 2018 | Joshua J. McElwee
    Vatican City — The Vatican's secretary of state warned July 5 that humanity is facing a "possible collapse" in the Earth's ability to sustain life, as part of a two-day conference hosted by the Catholic Church to urge global leaders to mitigate the devastating impacts of climate change. In an address opening the "Saving Our Common Home" event, Cardinal Pietro Parolin said there is a "clear urgency" to the task and that people around the world, "as members of the common household, need to come together." The Vatican's Dicastery for Integral Human Development is hosting the July 5-6 event among...
  • #grandsolarminiumum #magneticfieldreversal

    07/03/2018 7:05:28 PM PDT · by Oscar in Batangas · 37 replies
    Suspicious Observers ^ | July 3,2018 | Ben Davidson
    Data from Thule Greenland shows we have reached the dawn of the modern cosmic ray maximum! #GrandSolarMinimum #MagneticFieldReversal - Only getting worse from here folks. Twitter link: https://twitter.com/TheRealS0s/status/1014263701032001537/photo/1
  • The Democrat Meltdown Over the Supreme Court Vacancy Gets Off to a Rollicking Start

    06/28/2018 5:07:02 AM PDT · by EyesOfTX · 19 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon
    Today’s Campaign Update (Because The Campaign Never Ends) Tired of all this Winning yet? Part I – With Justice Anthony Kennedy announcing his long-anticipated retirement from Supreme Court on Wednesday, it was just like Election Night 2016 over at CNN. Check out these looooooooonnnnnng faces: Just charming, aren’t they? Tired of all this Winning yet? Part II – Oh, but it got even better over on Twitter (because liberal outrage and angst is always better on Twitter), with SJWs and snowflakes wailing out their innermost feelings in 280 characters or less. Here are a couple of examples: Matthew K. @mattiek17...
  • I no longer Have Hope in White America

    06/30/2018 3:45:57 PM PDT · by Jim Noble · 147 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | June 29, 2018 | Karen Attiah
    I have reached a regrettable conclusion in the era of Trump. I no longer have hope in white America... Those of us whose identities have made us the direct targets of the Trump administration’s hateful rhetoric and discriminatory policies are told to not stoop to President Trump’s level. We are then fed cherry-picked quotes from black luminaries, — or a favorite from Michelle Obama’s convention speech: “When they go low, we go high.”... As for going high? Trump rose to power in no small part due to his promises to bury the political accomplishments of the first black president... Those...
  • The Liberal Meltdown Is the Greatest Show on Earth

    06/29/2018 9:31:35 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 42 replies
    Western Journal ^ | 6/26/2018 | Angela Box
    Do you smell that, patriots? Kick aside the dirty needles and piles of human feces you find on the quaint streets of Seattle and San Francisco. Make your way past the tattooed and body-pierced non-binary, genderqueers of Berkeley and Brooklyn. Hold your nose as you step over an able-bodied millennial who is choosing homelessness #BecauseAntifa. You’ll find that littered among the fetid armpits and unwashed hair of liberals, there is an underlying and deeper scent: the scent of desperation and fear. The full liberal meltdown is now on full display. Every week there’s another reason for these exceedingly unhappy lumps...
  • Worst of the Month: ‘Nazi’ Trump ‘Traumatizing’ Kids and Making Statue of Liberty Cry(LOL)

    06/29/2018 12:31:59 PM PDT · by rktman · 10 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | 6/29/2018 | Geoffrey Dickens
    From President Donald Trump’s policy of separating the children of illegal immigrants to Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement, there was a lot for lefties in the media and Hollywood to lose their heads over this month. Anchors and reporters depicted the “despot” Trump and those who voted for him as Nazis that were making the Statue of Liberty weep. Reporting from one of the detention centers CBS This Morning co-anchor Gayle King, on June 18, fretted: “The Statue of Liberty, I think, is weeping right now.” But that wasn’t as awful as MSNBC’s Morning Joe crew. On June 15 co-host Joe...
  • Trump takes over America

    06/28/2018 8:43:13 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 68 replies
    Axios ^ | 28 Jun 2018 | Mike Allen
    President Trump, with his refusal to take advice or yield to experts, is the West Wing. Republicans who control both halves of Congress won't lift a finger against him and fully support his every move. The big picture: With his chance to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy, Trump may have fewer checks on his power than any president in his lifetime. (Trump was born in 1946, the year after FDR died in office, 72 years ago.) Show less The media, normally the last check on a president with total control of government, has lost the trust of most Republicans and many...
  • Dems: Save Us, Collins And Murkowski, You’re Our Only Hope (Or maybe Flake and Corker?)

    06/28/2018 8:37:42 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 27 replies
    Hotair ^ | 06/28/2018 | Ed Morrissey
    And who knows — they may be right. While the Left melts down at the retirement of centrist Justice Anthony Kennedy, the path to confirming a conservative activist to the court looks much more fraught than people might think. Thanks to the GOP’s threadbare control of the Senate, it might be tough to round up 51 votes for a bold shift to the Right.At least, that’s what Democrats are hoping, according to NBC: Within hours of Wednesday’s surprising retirement announcement from Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, two moderate Republican women in the Senate became an important focus of Democrats...
  • Justice Kennedy's Replacement Could Make It Harder to Fight Climate Change

    06/28/2018 8:50:58 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 42 replies
    TIME ^ | June 27, 2018 | By JUSTIN WORLAND
    The retirement of Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy could allow the nation’s highest court to change its mind on whether the Environmental Protection Agency has to fight climate change. As a crucial swing vote, the Reagan appointee joined liberals in a landmark 5-4 decision in 2007 that the EPA is required to address climate change if its own scientists found that it posed a risk to public health. Two years later the agency made exactly that determination, issuing a scientific document known as the endangerment finding. “We’re not going to get another Kennedy who’s going to play that moderating role,”...
  • ABC Frets: ‘Country Is Going to Change Profoundly’ over Trump SCOTUS Pick

    06/28/2018 8:52:37 AM PDT · by rktman · 45 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | 6/28/2018 | Kristine Marsh
    This morning on ABC’s Good Morning America, journalists for the network continued losing their collective minds over Supreme Court Justice Kennedy’s announcement that he was retiring from the bench. ABC led its morning coverage Thursday with three reports, portraying the news that President Trump would pick his successor, as a move back into the Dark Ages with abortion rights at stake. “It guarantees that this court and this country is going to change profoundly,” correspondent Terry Moran gushed. Anchor Robin Roberts opened by noting dramatically that “every American” could be affected by this new SCOTUS pick. Correspondent Terry Moran touted...
  • McConnell fuels Democrat panic, announces GOP will vote on Kennedy successor before midterms

    06/28/2018 6:24:19 AM PDT · by Eddie01 · 44 replies
    BizPac Review ^ | Jun 28, 2018 | Frieda Powers
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell spiked the panic on the left by announcing efforts to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy before the midterms. The Supreme Court Justice announced his retirement Wednesday, effective July 31, after more than three decades on the high court. His successor, chosen by President Trump, could transform the Supreme Court for years to come and the left is in a meltdown. “We will vote to confirm Justice Kennedy’s successor this fall,” McConnell said on the Senate floor after the news broke. Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley echoed the expectations that the nomination process would begin soon. “For...
  • Ann Coulter: Country Overboard! Women and Children Last!

    06/28/2018 6:16:15 AM PDT · by davikkm · 25 replies
    breitbart ^ | Ann Coulter
    I’m still ticked off at him for not building the wall, but THANK YOU, PRESIDENT TRUMP, FOR POINTING OUT THAT MAXINE WATERS HAS A LOW I.Q.! And there’s more great news! Contrary to every single New York Times editorial and opinion piece on the president’s “Muslim ban,” this week, the Supreme Court upheld the ban. Or, as a Times op-ed put it back on Jan. 27, 2017: “(T)he order is illegal. More than 50 years ago, Congress outlawed such discrimination against immigrants based on national origin. …” — “Trump’s Immigration Ban Is Illegal,” by David J. Bier, immigration policy analyst...
  • The New York Daily News is really angry and biased and has a great front page (Kennedy retirement)

    06/28/2018 6:06:41 AM PDT · by dead · 56 replies
  • News Releases VIDEO: Senator Murray Sounds the Alarm on Supreme Court Justice Kennedy’s Retirement:

    06/27/2018 7:24:54 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 37 replies
    U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) ^ | Jun 27 2018 | U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA)
    News Releases VIDEO: Senator Murray Sounds the Alarm on Supreme Court Justice Kennedy’s Retirement: “I share the deep concern of so many families across this country who…fear further erosion of the progress we have made”(Washington, D.C.) – Today in her first public comments after Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement from the nation’s highest court, handing President Trump a second Supreme Court nomination opportunity, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) voiced the concerns of millions of people across the country about considering a nomination from a president who has spent every day in office testing the limits of the...
  • Kamala Harris Predicts ‘Destruction The Of Constitution’ If Trump Gets Justice Pick [VIDEO]

    06/28/2018 12:49:14 AM PDT · by a little elbow grease · 134 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 6/27/18 | Julia Cohen
    h California Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris said there would be the “destruction of the Constitution” if President Donald Trump got to pick the Supreme Court justice to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy, Wednesday on MSNBC’s “Hardball with Chris Matthews.” “We’re looking at a destruction of the Constitution of the United States as far as I can tell based on all the folks he’s been appointing thus far for lifetime appointments,” Harris told Matthews on Wednesday night. “He’s been appointing ideologues, he’s been appoint people who have refused to agree that Brown v. Board of Education is settled law.” Harris’s comment was...
  • Goodbye Justice Kennedy And Goodbye Gun Control

    06/27/2018 10:35:43 PM PDT · by Simon Green · 61 replies
    The Huffington Post ^ | 06/26/18 | Eric Segall
    The news that Justice Anthony Kennedy has retired from the Supreme Court is sending liberals and progressives into a panic. Kennedy has of course been the key swing vote in abortion and gay rights cases. Whether those cases will withstand a new Supreme Court with five core conservatives is a serious question. But there is another area of Supreme Court jurisprudence that may also be dramatically affected by Kennedy’s retirement: the Second Amendment. The Supreme Court has only ruled in favor of an individual right to own guns in two decisions, and in neither one did Kennedy write his own...