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  • New Government Model: Trump 45

    01/22/2017 8:28:48 PM PST · by stolinsky · 6 replies ^ | 1-22-17 | stolinsky
    They are both: Prototypically American Old-fashioned Noisy Rough around the edges The cause of strong positive and negative emotions Attention-getting when speaking Intimidating until one becomes familiar There when needed Heavy to carry but worth the effort Dangerous to enemies Protective to friends A source of strength in a dangerous world Impossible to ignore Called upon only in the gravest extreme ●Author’s Note: The phrase “in the gravest extreme” is borrowed from the title of a book by Massad Ayoob, a firearms trainer and expert witness on use-of-force. He was referring to the perception that human life is at...
  • Interview With Anti-Trump Protestors Who Burned Limo and Set Trashcans on fire IN DC

    01/22/2017 8:25:11 PM PST · by muktar96 · 8 replies
    NewsHeist ^ | 01/22/2017 | News Heist
    Look at these Anti-Trump protestors destroying public property and completely contradicting themselves. Is this the future of America? Will these guys finally get arrested? Will we finally get to the time THINK FOR YOURSELF AT: TWEET TO US AT: SEE MORE UPDATES ON:
  • Trump to begin renegotiating NAFTA pact soon with Mexico, Canada

    01/22/2017 1:26:13 PM PST · by mdittmar · 13 replies
    Reuters ^ | Jan 22, 2017 | Ayesha Rascoe
    U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he plans talks soon with the leaders of Canada and Mexico to begin renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement."We will be starting negotiations having to do with NAFTA," Trump said at a swearing-in ceremony for his top White House advisers. "We are going to start renegotiating on NAFTA, on immigration and on security at the border."
  • They said *Kellyanne Conway's* outfit Looked like Paddington Bear..?! OH YEAH..?

    01/22/2017 7:30:29 PM PST · by gaijin · 46 replies
    My Mind & My Sharp Memory ^ | Jan 22, 2017 | me
    OH YEAH..? Inaugural Parade, 1993 ... But they say SHE, below, looks like Paddington Bear...! RIDICULOUS
  • Feminists, Fools, Flakes and Freeze Dried Hippies: The Womens March of Folly

    01/22/2017 7:30:11 PM PST · by pboyington · 17 replies
    US Defense Watch ^ | January 22, 2017 | Ray Starmann
    Yesterday, over 1,000,000 leftist women and emasculated men marched in Washington, D.C., Chicago, Boston, LA and around the world in Soros financed protests against the inauguration of the nations 45th President, Donald J. Trump. The marches followed the Inauguration Day violence committed by sundry left-wing groups who preach peace and tolerance while smashing windows, throwing rocks at the police and burning cars. But, the womens marches were generally peaceful; nothing more than mega block parties with bongo drums, incense and crazed speeches for the lefts typical assortment of feminists, fools, flakes, freeze dried hippies and militant Marxist nuts. Donning pink...
  • Blasting "False Economy," Trump Takes on the Federal Reserve

    01/22/2017 7:20:29 PM PST · by VitacoreVision · 12 replies
    The New American ^ | 08 September 2016 | Alex Newman
    Taking aim at the Federal Reserve's politically motivated manipulation of the U.S. economy, GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump blasted the controversial central bank's artificially low interest rates. He also denounced the very false economy propped up by Fed monetary gimmicks. Democrat nominee Hillary Clinton, though, hit back immediately, saying Trump should not malign or even comment on the increasingly unpopular institution that controls America's monetary system.Trump's comments, which sparked national headlines, came earlier this week at an Ohio campaign stop in response to a question from a reporter about possible interest rate hikes by the Fed later this month. They're...
  • 10 Things Learned From 3 Days In Washington D.C. (An AMAZING Pro-Trump Read!)

    01/22/2017 7:02:06 PM PST · by vannrox · 27 replies
    zero hedge ^ | 23JAN17 | Submitted by John Mauldin via,
    Submitted by John Mauldin via,I have been in Washington DC for the last three days. The ostensible reason was to participate in a board meeting of a public company, Ashford Inc. (AINC). We manage hotel REITs that own three hotels here in DC, and the group decided to move our board meeting up a few weeks and hold it in DC during the inauguration. That gave me the opportunity to set up a few meetings to try to gain some insight into what the first 100 days, the first six months, and the first year of the Trump...
  • CNN: Is Dictator Trump Making You Doubt Your Own Eyes to Truth?

    01/22/2017 6:46:29 PM PST · by Kaslin · 37 replies ^ | January 22, 2017 | Nicholas Fondacaro
    CNN’s resident anti-Donald Trump alarmist Brian Stelter took to his show, “Reliable Sources,” Sunday and issued his arguably most dire/bonkers warning about the president yet. “Do citizens in dictatorships recognize what's happening right here right now,” he sneered, “Are they looking at the first two days of the Trump administration and saying, ‘Oh, that's what my leader does?’” Stelter’s cries of despot were triggered by Trump doing what all politicians do, exaggerate their own performance. Stelter showed nothing but contempt for the president as he ridiculously asked, “Will President Trump deny reality on a daily basis? Will he make up...
  • A Preview Of Trump's Seven Imminent Executive Orders

    01/22/2017 6:52:45 PM PST · by vannrox · 10 replies
    zero hedge ^ | 22JAN17 | by Tyler Durden
    A Preview Of Trump's Seven Imminent Executive Orders by Tyler Durden Jan 22, 2017 4:26 PM 0 SHARES Having already signed a (mostly symbolic) executive order on Obamacare on Friday night, urging US agencies to "waive, defer, grant exemptions from, or delay the implementation" of provisions deemed to impose fiscal burdens on states, companies or individuals, Trump is preparing to unload a volley of many more executive orders. Courtesy of Axios, which quotes "one of the best-wired Republican lobbyists in town", here is a preview of the initial round of Trump executive actions, some of which may hit as soon...
  • President Trump Cites Bible in Unity Call; Touts "America First"

    01/22/2017 6:42:58 PM PST · by VitacoreVision · 2 replies
    The New American ^ | 20 January 2017 | Alex Newman
    At his inauguration as the 45th President of the United States, President Donald Trump put the globalist establishment that has been selling out America for so long on notice: The American people are back in charge. Quoting the Bible and acknowledging God the Creator as the true source of America's protection, Trump did not mince words when he described the betrayal of America by the self-appointed establishment. But starting today, Trump said the historic movement that propelled his campaign to victory against the entire establishment apparatus was ready to ensure that America will come first. No doubt globalists and establishment...
  • Fake news Photo of small Trump crowd swiftly followed by MAGA ZOT of sleeper troll

    01/22/2017 6:37:05 PM PST · by photoguy · 196 replies
    1-22-17 | Photoguy
    I have completed exhaustive analysis of the disputed Trump crowd shot and the CNN gigapixel crowd shot. As much as it pains me to say, the two images match quite well and the disputed crowd shot is legitimate and represents the actual crowd size. There was no deception on the part of the media. I have four decades of experience as an advertising photographer. I am qualified to make this kind of analysis. As a Trump supporter and voter I think it does us a great disservice to not deal honestly with issues such as these. In this case even...
  • Requiem for a Lightweight

    01/22/2017 5:01:01 AM PST · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    American Thinker ^ | January 22, 2017 | Clarence Feldman
    As rioters trashed streets, smashed and burned property and attacked police just blocks from the securely cordoned off National Mall, the Inauguration of President Donald J. Trump took place. He gave a bold speech, reiterating his campaign promises. He would secure our borders, promote and protect U.S. interests, and revive an economy made moribund by the regulatory overreaching and policies of Obama and his Administration. How refreshing it was to hear a crisp, muscular defense of our native land by a man who used we, not the incessant I and me of his predecessor. No more loopy faculty lounge locutions...
  • Trump defied the polls, press and pundits to win White House

    01/22/2017 6:26:06 PM PST · by MAKOTHEDOG · 4 replies
    New York Post ^ | January 22, 2017 | Michael Goodwin
    His slogan, Make America Great Again, was so in-your-face that there was no mistaking its meaning. It was nationalist and populist, and the fact that those ideas offended the tender sensibilities of the political and media elite was a bonus. Trumps no-bullst approach struck a deep chord in the hearts of Americans who felt abandoned by both political parties and their government.
  • 'People didn't care': Kellyanne Conway now says that Trump will not release his tax returns

    01/22/2017 6:06:52 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 01/22/2017 | Alex Lockie
    In an interview with George Stephanopoulos on ABC's "This Week," Donald Trump's senior adviser Kellyanne Conway attempted to put the issue of Trump's tax returns to bed by declaring unequivocally that he will not release the documents. Stephanopoulos asked Conway about the White House's response to 100,000 people petitioning the White House for Trump to release his full tax returns "with all information needed to verify emoluments clause compliance." "The White House response is that he's not going to release his tax returns. We litigated this all through the election. People didn't care. They voted for him," said Conway. Conway...
  • Passengers cheer as woman berating Trump supporter is kicked off plane

    01/22/2017 5:54:24 PM PST · by saywhatagain · 39 replies
    The American Mirror ^ | JANUARY 22, 2017 | BY KYLE OLSON
    An elderly woman demanded a Donald Trump supporter seated next to her be moved, but she quickly found out thats not how the world works.
  • A Preview Of Trump's Seven Imminent Executive Orders

    01/22/2017 5:48:57 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 01/22/2017
    Having already signed a (mostly symbolic) executive order on Obamacare on Friday night, urging US agencies to "waive, defer, grant exemptions from, or delay the implementation" of provisions deemed to impose fiscal burdens on states, companies or individuals, Trump is preparing to unload a volley of many more executive orders. Courtesy of Axios, which quotes "one of the best-wired Republican lobbyists in town", here is a preview of the initial round of Trump executive actions, some of which may hit as soon as Sunday afternoon: Look for a possible hiring freeze at executive branch5-year lobbying ban on transition and...
  • Group will sue Trump over business foreign profits

    01/22/2017 5:09:31 PM PST · by usafa92 · 45 replies
    The Hill ^ | 1/22/2017 | Cyra Master
    A Washington-based nonprofit will file a federal lawsuit against President Trump on Monday, the start of his first week in office. Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) announced Sunday night it is bringing a suit to stop President Trump from violating the Constitution by illegally receiving payments from foreign governments. At issue is Trumps refusal to divest from his business or place his assets into a blind trust, which would separate him entirely from his business empire. He has said his adult sons will run his business while he is in office, that they will not conduct any...
  • News Media, Target of Trumps Declaration of War, Expresses Alarm

    01/22/2017 5:07:25 PM PST · by Innovative · 38 replies
    NY Times ^ | Jan. 22, 2017 | SYDNEY EMBER and MICHAEL M. GRYNBAUM
    For wary Washington journalists, it seemed only a matter of time before Donald J. Trumps presidency would lead to a high-tension standoff between his administration and the news media. But on Day 1? The news media world found itself in a state of shock on Sunday, a day after Mr. Trump declared himself in a running war with the media and the presidents press secretary, Sean Spicer, used his first appearance on the White House podium to deliver a fiery jeremiad against the press.
  • George Orwell: What is Fascism? Tribune article 1944 (thrown around loosely back then as now)

    01/22/2017 4:54:55 PM PST · by Bigtigermike · 23 replies
    TRIBUNE 1944 Of all the unanswered questions of our time, perhaps the most important is: What is Fascism? One of the social survey organizations in America recently asked this question of a hundred different people, and got answers ranging from pure democracy to pure diabolism. In this country if you ask the average thinking person to define Fascism, he usually answers by pointing to the German and Italian rgimes. But this is very unsatisfactory, because even the major Fascist states differ from one another a good deal in structure and ideology. It is not easy, for instance, to fit Germany...
  • All your safe space are belong to us.

    01/22/2017 4:13:41 PM PST · by moonhawk · 19 replies
    Biz Pac Review ^ | Scott Morefield
    Are you ready to shred some safe spaces? If youre familiar with classic memes, youll likely recognize the theme upon which this video is based. All your base are belong to us is a broken English (Engrish) phrase found in the opening cutscene of the 1992 European release of the Mega Drive port of the 1989 arcade video game Zero Wing which became a popular Internet meme. The quote is included in the European version of the game, which features poor English translations of the original Japanese version.
  • Georgetown University hosts self-care night to deal with the trauma following Trumps inauguration

    01/22/2017 4:00:04 PM PST · by simpson96 · 35 replies
    640Toronto ^ | 1/20/2017 | Heather Purdon
    Students at Georgetown University in Washington D.C. are hosting a self-care night for those who need to recuperate after the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump. A Facebook event page for GUPride Self-Care Night says the event, hosted by the Georgetown LGBTQ student organization GUPride, will have everything needed to deal with the trauma of a president they dont support. Stuffed animals, Legos, and juice boxes to comfort those in need. Do you know anyone who suffers from Donald Trump derangement syndrome? Do you avoid talking about Trump in front of them?
  • I Am Finally Able To Use The Prefix, 'President', Again!

    01/22/2017 3:57:24 PM PST · by Windflier · 50 replies
    Free Republic ^ | 22 January 2017 | Windy
    After eight long years, I am finally able to use the prefix, 'President', in front of the name of the current White House occupant's name. I can't tell you how good that feels to me.
  • Trump's victory creates uncertainty for wind and solar power

    01/22/2017 3:27:09 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 73 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jan 22, 2017 12:27 PM EST | Cathy Bussewitz and Geoff Mulvihill
    President Donald Trump has disputed climate change, pledged a revival of coal and disparaged wind power, and his nominee to head the Energy Department was once highly skeptical of the agencys value. What this means for states efforts to promote renewable energy is an open question. States that are pushing for greater reliance on wind and solar power are not quite sure what to expect as Trump takes over. Many of them depend heavily on federal renewable-energy tax credits, grants and research, much of which comes from the Energy Department. Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, Trumps pick to lead the...
  • Israeli leader accepts invitation from Trump to visit US

    01/22/2017 3:22:10 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 21 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jan 22, 2017 5:09 PM EST | Josef Federman
    Israels prime minister on Sunday accepted an invitation to visit the White House next month in hopes of forging a common vision for the region with President Donald Trump that could include expanded settlement construction on occupied territories and a tougher policy toward Iran. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced his plans to head to Washington in early February hours after delaying a vote on an explosive proposal to annex one of the West Banks largest settlements, apparently to coordinate his policy toward the Palestinians with the new administration. The move put on hold legislation that threatens to unleash fresh violence...
  • A Weekly Dose of President Trump - Trump Family Train (1/22/17 to 1/28/17))

    01/22/2017 12:51:02 PM PST · by DollyCali · 241 replies
    FRiends and Deplorables | January 22, 2017 | DollyCali
  • Mid-East Prophecy Update January 22nd, 2017(video)

    01/22/2017 3:03:33 PM PST · by Lera · 7 replies
    Calvary Chapel Kaneohe ^ | 1/22/17 | JD Farag
    Pastor J.D. provides the reasons as to why a Trump presidency may in fact speed up the fulfillment of Bible prophecy.
  • Bruce Springsteen Goes Full Dixie Chick: Declares We Are the New American Resistance

    01/22/2017 12:15:04 PM PST · by drewh · 99 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Jan 22nd, 2017 1:41 pm | Kristinn Taylor
    Democratic Party rock singer Bruce Springsteen spoke out against President Donald Trump at a concert in Perth, Australia on Sunday, declaring, “We are the new American resistance.” The show was the opening night of Springsteen and his E Street Band’s ‘Summer 2017’ tour of Australia and New Zealand. View image on Twitter View image on Twitter Follow Dave Clark @DaveClarkTV #Springsteen smashed it! The seats were pretty good too #Perth 10:36 AM - 22 Jan 2017 3 3 Retweets 64 64 likes Springsteen, who has become a Democratic Party shill, playing campaign concerts for every Democratic presidential campaign since 2004...
  • Trump to begin renegotiating NAFTA with leaders of Mexico, Canada

    01/22/2017 2:29:38 PM PST · by Innovative · 9 replies
    CNN ^ | Jan. 22, 2017 | Eric Bradner, CNN
    President Donald Trump said Sunday he will begin renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement when he meets with the leaders of Canada and Mexico. A central promise of Trump's campaign was that he would revamp the 23-year-old trade pact. At a White House event Sunday, Trump said he had scheduled meetings with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Enrique Pea Nieto. "We're going to start some negotiations having to do with NAFTA," Trump said. "Anybody ever hear of NAFTA?" he said. "I ran a campaign somewhat based on NAFTA. But we're going to start renegotiating on NAFTA,...
  • Trump nomination to lead State (Tillerson) picks up support in Senate

    01/22/2017 2:21:47 PM PST · by Innovative · 26 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Jan. 22, 2917 | Anne Flaherty, AP
    Rex Tillerson, the former Exxon Mobil executive with close business ties to Russia, saw his prospects of becoming secretary of state brighten Sunday after gaining the support of two influential Republican senators who had wavered on the nomination. Though we still have concerns about his past dealings with the Russian government and President Vladimir Putin, we believe that Mr. Tillerson can be an effective advocate for U.S. interests, Sens. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., said in a statement.
  • WATCH: MIserable Liberal Harasses Trump Supporter on Plane, Immediately Regrets It

    01/22/2017 2:19:12 PM PST · by usafa92 · 130 replies
    Milo Yiannopolous ^ | 1/22/2017 | Milo Yiannopolous
    A woman that is unabashedly against President Trump, harassed a man on a plane for attending the inauguration to celebrate and not to protest. She then gets some bad news from the flight staff.
  • Trump speaks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

    01/22/2017 2:09:49 PM PST · by Innovative · 14 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Jan. 22, 2017 | Karen DeYoung
    President Trump spoke Sunday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, a brief conversation that Trump described as very nice, and Netanyahu called very warm. Netanyahu, in a statement issued by his office, said Trump had invited him to visit the White House in February, although a final date was not yet set. They discussed the Iran nuclear deal, the peace process with the Palestinians, and other issues, the Israeli leader said, adding that he had expressed his desire to work closely...with no daylight between the United States and Israel.
  • 'I knew it was going to offend': Dunkin' Donuts worker, 19, who wrote Ashley Judd's.....

    01/22/2017 1:48:48 PM PST · by Morgana · 74 replies ^ | January 22, 2017 | Jennifer Smith For
    FULL TITLE: 'I knew it was going to offend': Dunkin' Donuts worker, 19, who wrote Ashley Judd's women's march speech stands by saying Trump has 'wet dreams' about Ivanka despite fury at the 'disgusting' poem A teenage Dunkin' Donuts worker who wrote Ashley Judd's controversial women's march poem has defended the line about President Trump having 'wet dreams' about his daughter Ivanka, and revealed she knew her 'art' would offend people. The poem, titled '#Nasty Woman', was performed by Judd at the women's march in Washington DC on Saturday where hundreds of thousands gathered in protest of Donald Trump's inauguration....
  • Donald Trump may have broken the law after deleting misspelled tweet from his personal account (Tr.)

    01/22/2017 1:38:13 PM PST · by brucedickinson · 83 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 1-21-2017 | Forrest Hanson
    Donald Trump might have violated US law on his first full day as President of the United States. Trump posted to both his personal account and the official @POTUS account throughout the day but deleted one particular tweet from his personal account - a potential violation of the Presidential Records Act. On Saturday morning, he tweeted: 'I am honered to serve you, the great American People, as your 45th President of the United States!' Thousands poked fun at his incorrect spelling of the word 'honored' and within minutes the tweet was deleted and a new one went up with the...
  • Team Trump up and running: Ivanka looks on as husband gets sworn in alongside senior staff members

    01/22/2017 12:57:38 PM PST · by COUNTrecount · 42 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | January 22, 2017 | Regina Graham
    Team Trump up and running: Ivanka looks on as husband Jared Kushner gets sworn in alongside senior staff members including Steve Bannon and Kellyanne Conway at the White House Trump held his first swearing in ceremony inside the East Room Sunday Before the ceremony, Trump shared he received a 'beautiful' letter from former President Barack Obama that was left for him inside Oval Office Trump told his top advisers that they are in the White House not to 'help ourselves' but to 'devote ourselves to the national good' In total, 30 senior staff members were sworn in by Vice President...
  • Why The Stock Market Will Romp Under Donald Trump

    01/22/2017 12:54:37 PM PST · by Innovative · 8 replies
    Forbes ^ | Jan. 22, 2017 | Larry Light, Nicholas Atkeson and Andrew Houghton
    Where will the stock market go in the Trump administration? During the Obama presidency, it has advanced nicely, even amid so-so growth. Andrew Houghton and Nicholas Atkeson of Delta Investment Management in San Francisco show us why a bullish view for the market has further to rise. The presidential election cycle occurs every four years, no matter what is going on with the economic cycle and stock market.Barack Obama took office on Jan. 20, 2009.The country had been in recession 14 months, the housing market bubble had popped over a year earlier and the S&P 500 had lost roughly 46%...
  • VIDEO: WRETCHED LIBERAL HAG Removed From Plane After Harassing Trump Supporter

    01/22/2017 12:48:31 PM PST · by Morgana · 81 replies
    eVERYtHING ^ | Published on Jan 22, 2017 | unknown
    VIDEO: WRETCHED LIBERAL HAG Removed From Plane After Harassing Trump Supporter
  • Liberal Preppers Stock Up On Guns, Food As Trumpocalypse Looms

    01/22/2017 12:33:35 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 60 replies
    Voactiv ^ | January 17, 2017 | Shane Dixon Kavanaugh
    Colin Waugh bought a shotgun four weeks before Novembers election. An unapologetic liberal, he was no fan of firearms. He had never owned one before. But Waugh, a 31-year-old from Independence, Missouri, couldnt shake his fears of a Donald Trump presidency and all of the chaos it could bring. He imagined hate crimes and violence waged by extremists emboldened by the Republican nominees brash, divisive rhetoric. He pictured state-sanctioned roundups of Muslims, gays, and outspoken critics. I kept asking myself, Do I want to live under tyranny?' said Waugh, who supported Bernie Sanders in the Democratic primary and later...
  • Kona Womens March Jan 21 , 2017

    01/22/2017 12:29:11 PM PST · by LeoWindhorse · 5 replies
    Sword and Shield of Hawaii ^ | Jan 22, 2017 | Sword and Shield of Hawaii
    Better one than none ( in opposition ) It turned out to be the largest public political gathering and march in Kona history Womens march draws massive crowd in Kona and only two guys showed up to support President Donald J. Trump . I guess folks round here dont think he needs our help anymore ? auwe auwe
  • Pres Trump Will Sign Executive Order Sunday to Defund International Planned Parenthood

    01/22/2017 12:17:29 PM PST · by NYer · 58 replies
    Life News ^ | January 20, 2017 | STEVEN ERTELT
    FULL TITLE: President Donald Trump Will Sign Executive Order Sunday to Defund International Planned Parenthood A new report out today indicates President Donald Trump will sign an executive order to defund International Planned Parenthood. ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT Most pro-life Americans are anxiously awaiting Congress to pass a bill to defund the Planned Parenthood abortion business. While that defunding legislation concerns the domestic-based Planned Parenthood abortion corporation, president Trump has the ability to put in place an executive order that would revoke funding for its International affiliate.When pro-abortion former President Barack Obama took office, Obama overturned a policy that prevented funding of...
  • One lesson from Trump: Focus on own citizens

    01/22/2017 12:13:52 PM PST · by Jyotishi · 12 replies
    The Pioneer, Ideal Media ^ | Sunday, January 22, 2017 | Swapan Dasgupta
    There is a cynical expectation, at least among the global punditry, that wise politicians employ any expedient rhetoric to win elections and that, once victorious, do precious little to unsettle a cosy consensus. There was a quiet expectation in some quarters that the 45th President of the United States would do precisely that. Even after he made a joke of the entire polling industry and beat Hilary Clinton on November 8, there was a belief that Donald Trump should be allowed his indulgences -- such as engaging with Taiwan and describing NATO as 'obsolete' -- till his inauguration on January...
  • Gigapixil: THE INAUGURATION OF DONALD J TRUMP (interactive pic of crowd)

    01/22/2017 12:07:58 PM PST · by Syncro · 59 replies
    cnn ^ | Jan 22, 2017 | CNN
    This picture is interactive, you can move it to see the entire crowd.Link Chris Wallace (and Bret Bair too IIRC) showed the pic taken some time before the actual inauguration to make it look like Trump had a small crowd.
  • Graham and McCain hop aboard the Tillerson train

    01/22/2017 12:06:40 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    Axiom ^ | January 23, 2017 | Justin Green
    From the Sunday shows: Lindsey Graham and John McCain both said they'll vote to confirm Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State. Why it matters: Tillerson can clear the Senate with just Republican votes. His refusals to condemn Putin drew lots of attention at his confirmation hearing. Now it looks like he'll be just fine. The one to watch: Marco Rubio, who was the senator to put Tillerson through the ringer on Russia. He's still mum on his vote.
  • Actual Crowd Size At Trump Inauguration

    01/22/2017 11:42:52 AM PST · by bogusname · 69 replies
    AtheistSpanker Video ^ | 1/22/2017 | bogusname
    The Lying Corrupt Liberal MSM is showing fake photos of a sparse crowd at the Trump Inauguration. Here is a video with the real photo.
  • White House confirms relocation of US Israel embassy to Jerusalem

    01/22/2017 11:40:14 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 84 replies
    Business Standard ^ | January 23, 2017 | ANI
    In a highly controversial move, President of the United States Donald Trump will on Monday announce to move the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The White House has confirmed that Donald Trump's team is in the "beginning stages" of a plan to relocate US Israeli embassy to Jerusalem. An Israeli news outlet earlier reported an anonymous source as saying the announcement on America's embassy moving from Tel Aviv would be made by a member of Trump administration on Monday. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is expected to speak with Trump by telephone on Sunday regarding the move....
  • The Inaugural Address -- by President Donald John Trump, January 20, 2017, transcript

    01/22/2017 11:32:53 AM PST · by EveningStar · 23 replies
    The White House ^ | January 20, 2017 | President Donald J. Trump
    Chief Justice Roberts, President Carter, President Clinton, President Bush, President Obama, fellow Americans, and people of the world: thank you. We, the citizens of America, are now joined in a great national effort to rebuild our country and to restore its promise for all of our people. Together, we will determine the course of America and the world for years to come. We will face challenges. We will confront hardships. But we will get the job done. Every four years, we gather on these steps to carry out the orderly and peaceful transfer of power, and we are grateful to...
  • Looking Forward to Trump, Israel OKs Hundreds of New Settlement Homes

    01/22/2017 11:26:08 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    Newsweek ^ | January 22, 2017 | Reuters
    Israel approved building permits on Sunday for hundreds of homes in three East Jerusalem settlements in expectation that U.S. President Donald Trump will row back on the previous administration's criticism of such projects. The housing projects, on land that the Palestinians seek as part of a future state, had been taken off the Jerusalem municipality's agenda in December at the request of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to avoid further censure from the administration of Barack Obama. However, Israel's right wing believes that Trump's attitude towards settlements built in the West Bank and East Jerusalemareas Israel captured in a 1967 warto...
  • Donald Trump will not be releasing his tax returns

    01/22/2017 11:20:34 AM PST · by conservative98 · 51 replies
    NY Post ^ | January 22, 2017 | Marisa Schultz
    WASHINGTON President Trump wont be releasing any of his tax records now that hes in the Oval Office. The White House response is that hes not going to release his tax returns, Kellyanne Conway, a top White House adviser, said on ABCs This Week. We litigated this all through the election. People didnt care. They voted for him, and let me make this very clear: most Americans are very focused on what their tax returns will look like while President Trump is in office, not what his look like.
  • Woman slashes Trump sign with knife, says it 'ruined her chill'

    01/22/2017 11:19:24 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 37 replies
    WPLG-TV ^ | January 22, 2017 | Peter Burke, Managing Editor
    BIG PINE KEY, Fla. - A California woman was arrested Friday in the Florida Keys after she slashed a President Donald Trump sign, telling deputies she did it because the sign "ruined her chill," Monroe County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Becky Herrin said. Elizabeth McSurdy, 30, of Oakland, California, faces charges of criminal mischief and aggravated assault stemming from the incident at R&T Vinyl Signs in Big Pine Key. The owners of the business told deputies that a woman had slashed their vinyl Trump sign and threatened them while holding a knife in her hand. One of the men took a...
  • Trump's inaugural address is the shortest in 40 years

    01/22/2017 11:03:43 AM PST · by EveningStar · 18 replies
    President Donald J. Trump's inaugural address on January 20, 2017 was brief, succinct, and to the point, and at 1433 words, the shortest in 40 years. The shortest, 135 words, was George Washington's second inaugural address on March 4, 1793. The honor for the longest inaugural address belongs to William Henry Harrison. His speech on March 4, 1841 was 8460 words in length. It took him about 1 hour and 45 minutes to deliver. He did it on a cold wet day and wore neither a hat nor overcoat. As a result, he caught pneumonia and died 31 days later,...
  • Foxconn CEO says investment for display plant in U.S. would exceed $7 billion

    01/22/2017 10:53:57 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 27 replies
    Yahoo Tech ^ | January 22,2017 | By J.R. Wu
    Foxconn, the world's largest contract electronics maker, is considering setting up a display-making plant in the United States in an investment that would exceed $7 billion, company chairman and chief executive Terry Gou said on Sunday. The plans come after U.S. President Donald Trump pledged to put "America First" in his inauguration speech on Friday, prompting Gou to warn about the rise of protectionism and a trend for politics to underpin economic development. Foxconn's proposal to build a display plant, which would be planned with its Sharp Corp <6753.T> unit, depend on many factors, such as investment conditions, that would...