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  • The Crazy Democrats are now clearly in control as the Democrat civil war explodes everywhere

    05/24/2018 9:14:07 AM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 32 replies
    May 24, 2018 | By Kevin Collins
    This is the latest update on the Democrat civil war. First let’s welcome Fox News to “frontline” reporting on the Democrat civil war. Those of us that have been watching this circus unfold are happy to see other people “get it.” The media’s insistence upon ignoring the new generic poll lead for Republicans and Donald Trump’s consistently high approval ratings cannot hide the fact that the Democrat party is imploding by the week. This week another round of Democrat primaries spilled a few more gallons of Insane Democrat blood. For those just joining us, The Insane Democrats, are the ones...
  • Agent Shoots, Kills Illegal Immigrant After ‘Assault’, Says Border Patrol

    05/23/2018 8:08:29 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 24 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | 23 May, 2018 | Bob Price
    Laredo Sector Border Patrol officials say one of their agents shot and killed an illegal immigrant after the agent came under attack. An agent responding to a call about alleged illegal activity in the Rio Bravo area near Laredo came upon a group of illegal aliens. A statement provided by Laredo Sector officials said the agent came under attack by “multiple subjects using blunt objects.” The agent managed to draw his service-issued firearm and fire on the attackers, officials stated. The agent fired at least one round that struck and killed one of his alleged attackers. The remaining illegal aliens...
  • A Judge Not In Waco

    05/23/2018 3:57:47 PM PDT · by Elderberry · 1 replies
    The Aging Rebel ^ | May 23, 2018
    The mass arrests of witnesses to the Twin Peaks Mass Murder in Waco three years ago was such an Assault on the ideal of justice that it is difficult to list all the villains. That has to be the reason the two judges who have “adjudicated” all the cases, 19th State District Judge Ralph Strother and Matt Johnson of the 54th District Court have generally escaped the contempt and animus they deserve. A recent federal case in New York illustrates what a real judge might say about an analogous arrest and detention. Suspicious Clothing A 16-year-old Honduran boy living in...
  • Man who allegedly confronted Sutherland Springs shooting victims arrested on federal charge

    05/23/2018 4:37:12 PM PDT · by DJ MacWoW · 17 replies
    ABC- KVUE ^ | 5:28 PM CDT May 23, 2018 | Shawna Reding
    A Lockhart man who is accused of confronting Sutherland Springs church shooting victims with claims that the shooting was a hoax has been arrested on a federal charge, according to the Department of Justice. Robert Mikell Ussery, 54, has been arrested for allegedly being in possession of a firearm as a convicted felon on March 5. According to the DOJ, Ussery was convicted in 1984 of burglarizing a vehicle in Brazoria County and served four years in prison. On March 5, "Ussery (aka “Side Thorn”), accompanied by his girlfriend (aka “Conspiracy Granny”), entered the property of the First Baptist Church...
  • She accused a Texas state trooper of sexual assault. Then her lawyer apologized

    05/23/2018 3:00:55 PM PDT · by NohSpinZone · 87 replies
    Fort Worth Star-Telegram ^ | 5/23/18 | By Stephen English
    n allegation that a white Texas state trooper sexually assaulted a black woman last weekend in Waxahachie went viral on social media. But after the Department of Public Safety published the full body-cam video of the incident, Sherita Dixon-Cole's attorney, Lee Merritt, apologized online and said that the trooper in question had been "falsely accused."
  • Texas Democrat who would be state's first lesbian and Latina governor wins primary

    05/23/2018 2:22:42 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 79 replies
    CNN ^ | May 23, 2018 | Maegan Vazquez
    Washington (CNN)Former Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez won her runoff and became the Democratic nominee for Texas governor Tuesday night, making her the first openly lesbian and Latina nominee to win a major party gubernatorial nomination in the state. Valdez won 53.1% of the vote while her competitor, Andrew White, obtained 46.9%, according to unofficial election results. Valdez, a former US Army captain, accepted the nomination in a speech Tuesday evening, during which she advocated for equal opportunities for Texans. "Tonight is a victory for all of us who are fighting for a stronger and fairer Texas. A tolerant and...
  • Lupe Valdez becomes first gay Latina candidate to win ...nomination for Texas governor

    05/23/2018 7:38:24 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 53 replies
    Texas Trubune ^ | 05/22/2018 | by Patrick Svitek and Brandon Formby
    FULL TITLE: Lupe Valdez becomes first openly gay and first Latina candidate to win a major party nomination for Texas After a tight race throughout much of the evening Tuesday, Lupe Valdez pulled ahead late to comfortably defeat Andrew White in the Democratic runoff for governor, according to unofficial returns. Valdez goes into the November general election as the first openly lesbian and first Latina candidate to win a major party gubernatorial nomination in Texas. She told cheering supporters in Dallas that she's not deterred by conventional wisdom that she faces long odds against Gov. Greg Abbott, a well-funded incumbent....
  • Meanwhile, where is Imran Awan and the DNC server?

    05/23/2018 9:45:24 AM PDT · by bitt · 15 replies ^ | 5/22/2018 | staff
    Former House IT aide Imran Awan remains in a “High Intensity Supervision Program” as he awaits trial on charges of bank fraud. Official Washington, with the exception of President Donald Trump, seems oblivious to the man’s existence despite the fact that he was hired by former DNC Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz and enjoyed access to the digital records and emails of an alarming and still unspecified number of Democratic members of Congress No major media organizations are asking obvious questions about his role in the Trump investigation and his possible ties to the alleged hacking of Democratic National Committee...
  • Establishment Loses Big as Grassroots Candidates Surge in Texas, Georgia

    05/23/2018 5:21:15 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 18 replies
    brietbart ^ | 05/22/2018 | Matthew Boyle
    The establishment wing 0f the Republican Party was dealt another serious set of blows on Tuesday as candidates from the grassroots anti-establishment wing, especially in Texas but also in Georgia, emerged victorious in another set of key primary and runoff races. In the 21st congressional district of Texas in particular, the former chief of staff to Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and an anti-establishment crusader Chip Roy cruised to victory over the Washington establishment-backed Matt McCall in the primary runoff. Roy is heavily favored to win in November, and is expected to quickly become a fighter against the establishment as soon...
  • Hulen Mall Fire: One Jailed After Third Incident (Fort Worth, Texas)

    05/22/2018 2:40:04 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    Patch ^ | May 19, 2017 | Payton Potter
    FORT WORTH, TX — A large police and firefighter presence was seen Friday after a fire broke out in the women's shoe department of Sears Department Store around 11:00 a.m. Friday, various news outlets report. The fire has been extinguished, and arson investigators are working the scene, KXAS reported. The mall was evacuated and sealed off after the fire and remains closed to the public, the station reported. No injuries have been reported. Fort Worth Star-Telegram reporter Steven English said on Twitter the fire was started by an incendiary device but was quickly extinguished by store employees. The jailed suspect...
  • 12-year-old boy with autism arrested for brandishing imaginary rifle at Texas school

    (KUTV) — A 12-year-old autistic boy was placed in a Juvenile Detention Center on Monday after brandishing an imaginary rifle at his art teacher, FOX 26 reports. The 5th grade teacher reportedly felt threatened by the child, identified as David Sims, who was arrested by a school police officer. "She (the officer) just put handcuffs on me and told me I need to go with her," Sims said. "They just said, 'We don't tolerate that. We take it as a threat,'" said Amy Sims, the boy's mother. "A threat? He didn't threaten anyone. He didn't do anything but play." Amy...
  • FBI Investigating Abortionist Who Delivers Babies Alive and Snips Their Necks

    05/21/2018 4:53:11 PM PDT · by blueyon · 31 replies ^ | 5/21/18 | Cheryl Sullenger
    The U.S. Department of Justice has informed Operation Rescue in a letter dated May 11, 2018, that abortionist Douglas Karpen has finally been forwarded to the FBI Houston Field Office for “any action deemed necessary” related to crimes that include the murder of living babies after failed abortions. The case actually began in 2012, when four women who worked at Karpen’s Houston area abortion facilities contacted Operation Rescue with information that he was violating the law. Cheryl Sullenger, Senior Vice President of Operation Rescue, received photos of large babies that one Karpen employee had taken at his abortion facility with...
  • Mayor Says Plano Still in Running for Amazon’s HQ2

    05/21/2018 3:31:26 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    WBAP-AM ^ | May 21, 2018
    PLANO (WBAP/KLIF News) — Days after Arlington pulled out of the bid for becoming the site of Amazon’s next headquarters, the City of Plano says it still believes it’s in the running. Plano Mayor Harry LaRosiliere told WFAA TV’s “Inside Texas Politics” he hasn’t heard otherwise. “They’ve been pretty hush. The rumors have been out there, so I don’t know,” LaRosiliere said. “We’d love to have them. What mayor wouldn’t want to create so many jobs for their community?” LaRosiliere, who has been the city’s mayor since 2013, added that even if Plano loses out, he hopes Amazon picks the...
  • Dem Sen Warner: No ‘Single Piece of Legislation’ Would Have Stopped TX School Shooting

    05/21/2018 5:58:25 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 38 replies
    brietbart ^ | 05/20/2018 | Pam Key
    Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union,” Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) said there was not “a single piece of legislation” that would have prevented the recent school shooting in Texas. Warner said, “I don’t think there’s a single piece of legislation, but there’s a series of actions. Are there things we can do that would improve the safety of our schools? Absolutely.” He continued, “Should there be more mental health counseling for troubled teens, the number of the incidents caused by young men time and time again? Absolutely. Making sure people are safer with their own firearms? Absolutely.
  • "Conservatives" losing it. Blaze cancelled.

    09/01/2016 8:09:19 AM PDT · by Leo Carpathian · 109 replies
    self | 9/1/2016 | self
    I have been regular, listening to Glenn Beck and Mark Levin in the past and enjoyed their musings, analysis, postings. Then they got behind Cruz they made me wonder. After Trump fought for and won the nomination, they went nuts. Successful businessman, family man, one seeing the derailment of Regan's GOP into RATs ditch became the enemy of these "big mouths". They disregarded the support of majority of disenchanted population, they "know better" - he is not "good enough conservative". I gather he is supposed to be as conservative as establishment republicans, who shafted recent Tea Party elected reps into...
  • Beck & Carlson Brawl: No, I Did Not Believe Ted Cruz Was “Anointed By God” To Be President

    01/09/2017 8:51:56 PM PST · by nodwam · 79 replies
    Hidden Americans ^ | 01/09/2017 | Richard Saunders
    Tucker Carlson and Glenn Beck brawled over his inflammatory rhetoric on Trump, his support of Ted Cruz, what he’s learned from the election, why Clinton lost and why he thinks Trump should be given a chance. The interview starts off with Beck denying he said Cruz was “anointed” by God to be president. Beck said, “I never said he was anointed by God to be president of the United States. I do believe that people are called, all of us are, you’re called for your job, I’m called for my job, all of us are called for a specific time....
  • Texas school shooter killed girl who turned down his advances and embarrassed him in class

    05/20/2018 8:35:42 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 76 replies
    The Los Angeles Times ^ | 05-19-2018 | Matt Pearce
    When the shooter left the room briefly, Abel and others left the closet and tried to barricade the door. But the shooter pushed it open, spotted a student he knew, and with anger said, "Surprise!" before shooting the student in the chest. "I'm still trying to process everything," Abel said in an interview. One of Pagourtzis' classmates who died in the attack, Shana Fisher, "had 4 months of problems from this boy," her mother, Sadie Rodriguez, wrote in a private message to the Los Angeles Times on Facebook. "He kept making advances on her and she repeatedly told him no."...
  • Texas shooting suspect's choice of guns complicates debate over assault rifles

    05/20/2018 6:32:52 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 82 replies
    The Chicago Tribune ^ | May 20, 2018 | Callum Borchers, The Washington Post
    Las Vegas introduced Americans to the rapid-fire lethality of bump stocks. Parkland reminded the public how quickly someone can inflict mass carnage with an AR-15, the weapon of choice in many rampages. But Friday's shooting at Santa Fe High School, which left 10 dead, was carried out with a pistol and a shotgun - firearms that even gun-control advocates generally regard as utilitarian. The reality that weapons not included in proposed assault-rifle bans can still exact a double-digit death toll further complicates a wrenching national debate about how to prevent future tragedies. "That's true" that weapons other than assault rifles...
  • Porn Star Surrenders Her Shotgun to Austin Police In Virtue Signaling Stunt

    05/20/2018 12:30:48 PM PDT · by Simon Green · 63 replies
    The Truth About Guns ^ | 05/20/18 | John Boch
    “Celebrities” will do the darnedest things to virtue signal for a little love from their low-information fanbases (and get their names mentioned again). Retired porn star Mia Khalifa sought fifteen more minutes of fame yesterday with the help of the Austin, Texas Police Department. Following the Santa Fe High School shooting, she very publicly surrendered her shotgun to a police officer for destruction. “They couldn’t have made it easier,” she wrote on Instagram. Yes, the now-retired porn star with the tattoo of a Derringer under her right arm (we’ll let you verify that yourself) used the dead kids in...
  • Texas shooting suspect dimitrios Pagourtzis won't face death penalty

    05/20/2018 7:27:41 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 31 replies
    NYPost ^ | May 19 , 2018
    Accused Santa Fe HS shooter Dimitrios Pagourtzis, 17, won’t face the death penalty if he is convicted of capital murder, and could be paroled when he’s 57, thanks to two US Supreme Court rulings. A 2005 decision made it unconstitutional for anyone under 18 at the time of their crime to face execution, and a 2012 ruling outlawed life without parole.