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  • Lindsey Graham: 'I'm going to tell the president no to his witness request'

    12/18/2019 1:58:08 PM PST · by Baladas · 173 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | December 18, 2019 | Susan Ferrechio
    Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham said he will not support calling any witnesses in the upcoming impeachment trial against President Trump, including witnesses Trump wants to summon. ďIím going to tell the president, Ďno,í to his witnesses request because I think what is best for the country is to get this behind us as soon as possible,Ē Graham, a South Carolina Republican, said Wednesday. The House is set to impeach Trump Wednesday night on two articles charging him with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. The Senate will hold a trial in January, and Democrats and Republicans are...
  • Answering the most common questions: Who gets abortions, how many, and why?

    10/16/2019 7:39:51 AM PDT · by Morgana · 7 replies
    LIVE ACTION NEWS ^ | October 15, 2019 | Carole Novielli
    Live Action and Live Action News frequently receive questions about the abortion issue. One of the most common is about how the United States track statistics on abortion ó whoís getting them, how many theyíre getting, and why theyíre getting them. Below is information to help answer some of those questions. How abortion data is collected: There are two national groups that collect data on abortion, and there are a number of differences in the two reporting agencies. * The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) collects information the states provide, but due to a wide variety of state requirements on...
  • Maine hospital apologizes for 'wall of shame' displaying confidential patient info

    10/03/2019 3:14:05 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 23 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/03/19 | Zack Budryk
    A hospital in Maine is apologizing after the state's Human Rights Commission said workers had created a ďwall of shameĒ ridiculing disabled patients and incorporating confidential medical information, according to CNN. MyKayla McCann, an employee who was treated at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center in Lewiston, said that at least two co-workers looked at her medical records and that after she returned from a leave of absence she believed they were treating her differently. In September 2016, she reported her discomfort and the ďwall of shame,Ē which included details of patientsí sexual activity, bodily functions and private parts, according to...
  • Anthony Scaramucci: I was wrong about Trump. Hereís why.

    08/20/2019 9:34:42 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 62 replies
    msn ^ | 08/19/2019 | Anthony Scaramucci
    President Trumpís online insults directed at me on Monday were predictable after I publicly said that heís unfit for office. The tenor of his abuse only reinforces my thinking: I can no longer in good conscience support the presidentís reelection. This isnít a Road to Damascus moment; my concerns have been building publicly for a while. And Iím not seeking absolution. I just want to be part of the solution. The negatives of Trumpís demagoguery now clearly outweigh the positives of his leadership, and it is imperative that Americans unite to prevent him from serving another four years in office....
  • VIDEO: WHY Arnold Schwarzenegger Was Attacked in South Africa

    05/18/2019 11:06:44 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 74 replies
    YouTube ^ | May 18, 2019 | DUmmie FUnnies
    VIDEO This video reveals what almost everybody is reluctant to admit out loud: WHY Arnold Schwarzenegger was attacked in South Africa. It is a delicate subject but I don't refrain in spelling out the reason for the attack even though it will make many uncomfortable to face the truth.
  • VIDEO: Wayne LaPierre's Intern vs Beto O'Rourke's Road Manager

    05/16/2019 9:21:28 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 10 replies
    YouTube ^ | May 16, 2019 | DUmmie FUnnies
    VIDEO A brief look at two very interesting people: Wayne LaPierre's intern and Beto O'Rourke's road manager. This video also includes an historical film clip of Louisiana Governor Huey Long's typist.
  • THE TECH PURGE CONTINUES: Twitter Bans Conservative Legend David Horowitz and the Freedom Center

    05/07/2019 9:34:09 PM PDT · by bitt · 79 replies
    GATEWAY PUNDIT ^ | 5/7/2019 | Jim Hoft
    Twitter suspended David Horowitz from the Freedom Center on Tuesday. The purge continues. We are witnessing the elimination of conservatism from the public square. And Republicans do NOTHING! The David Horowitz Freedom Center was founded in 1968. The David Horowitz Freedom Center is dedicated to the defense of free societies whose moral, cultural and economic foundations are under attack by enemies both secular and religious, at home and abroad.
  • Trump sues Capital One, Deutsche Bank to keep them from complying with subpoenas

    04/29/2019 11:06:32 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 13 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 29 2019 | Edmund DeMarche
    President Donald Trump filed a lawsuit Monday against Deutsche Bank and Capital One in an attempt to block congressional subpoenas for his business records, claiming House Democrats are simply attempting to harass him. Politico reported that in a joint statement, Reps. Maxine Waters, D-Calif. and Adam Schiff, D-Calif., called the Trump suit ďmeritless.Ē They claimed Trumpís suit was a tactic to delay accountability. Waters is the chairwoman of the Financial Services Committee and Schiff is the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee. Schiff said at the time that the subpoenas were part of an investigation "into allegations of potential foreign...
  • Four Trump MAGA rallies this week: Tue => IA; Wed => PA; Fri => OH; Sat => KY

    10/08/2018 8:56:17 PM PDT · by Ken H · 41 replies
    You heard right. Four rallies this week! Council Bluffs IA => Tue October 09, 2018 @ 6:30 pm (Central) Erie, PA => Wed October 10, 2018 @ 7:00 pm (Eastern) Lebanon, OH => Fri October 12, 2018 @ 7:00 pm (Eastern) Richmond, KY => Sat October 13, 2018 @ 7:00 pm (Eastern)
  • Why Doesn't President Trump Order the Declassification of all the FISA documents? (vanity)

    07/29/2018 3:13:01 PM PDT · by Signalman · 40 replies
    self | 7/29/2018 | self
    Declassify it all. Let the public see the corruption that occurred in the DOJ. I don't buy for one second that this would be detrimental to national security.
  • Fiery crash kills 2 men near Fort Lauderdale beach

    05/09/2018 6:15:50 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 10 replies
    Sun Sentinel ^ | Tonya Alanez
    Two 18-year-old men died in a fiery single-car crash near Fort Lauderdale beach Tuesday evening, police said.
  • Maine police officer's death: Suspect arrested after 4-day hunt...

    04/28/2018 11:58:54 AM PDT · by sodpoodle · 32 replies
    CNN ^ | 4/28/2018 | Jason Hanna and Shawn Nottingham
    Police in central Maine have arrested a man accused of killing a police officer this week, ending a four-day manhunt, a sheriff said Saturday afternoon. John Williams, 29, of Madison, Maine, was captured, Somerset County Sheriff Dale Lancaster said, following a search that authorities said encompassed 25 square miles of largely remote wilderness.
  • Controversial Feminist Author Germaine Greer: Meghan Markle Will 'Bolt' on Royal Marriage

    04/16/2018 5:46:38 PM PDT · by ethom · 26 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 16 2018
    Australian feminist Germaine Greer didnít hold back when speaking about the future for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. The 79-year-old public figure spoke about the soon-to-married royal couple and had some harsh predictions about how Markle, an American divorcee, will fit into her royal role. Harry announced on Monday that Markle will become a youth ambassador to the Commonwealth. Greer told ď60 MinutesĒ she doesnít think the 36-year-old former actress will enjoy being a full time royal. Referring to Markleís first marriage, Greer said, ďI think sheíll boltÖ she bolted before. She was out the door.Ē She also slammed Markleís...
  • Report: Michael Cohen to plead Fifth, seek Ďemergency stayí in lawsuit

    04/12/2018 7:05:00 PM PDT · by ethom · 38 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Thursday, April 12, 2018 | Print By Victor Morton - The Washington Times -
    President Trumpís longtime attorney Michael Cohen will invoke his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination in Stormy Danielsí defamation lawsuit, according to the adult-film starís lawyer. In an interview Thursday afternoon Michael Avenatti said his legal team had just found this out within the last hour or two. JUST IN: Stormy Daniels' attorney @MichaelAvenatti says Trump's lawyer Michael Cohen will "plead the 5th amendment against self incrimination" and he "will seek an emergency stay" against the defamation lawsuit. 4:04 PM - Apr 12, 2018 4,544 3,216 people are talking about this Twitter Ads info and privacy Just a few days after...
  • "Hell Week" stories...

    03/18/2018 8:16:55 PM PDT · by wheresmyusa · 52 replies
    me again | 3/18/2018 | me
    I created this thread to compile hilarious and compelling "Hell Week" & other boot camp stories. Let em' rip.

    11/17/2017 3:58:19 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 13 replies
    Japan Today ^ | 2017/11/17 | Matthew Coslett
    SUICIDE SQUAD: REASONABLE RENT AND APARTMENT ¬ĎINCIDENTS¬í By Matthew Coslett hen visitors first come to Japan, there is a constant temptation to try and save money by cutting as many corners as possible. With relocation and transportation fees all stacking up, it can be galling to think about paying the ridiculous śē∑ťáĎ„Āó„Āć„Āć„āď (security deposit) and Á§ľťáĎ„āĆ„ĀĄ„Āć„āď (¬ďkey money¬Ē) fees that most apartment owners want. One thing that foreigners attempt in an attempt to save cash is to stay in ¬ďincident apartments.¬Ē These are properties where bad things have happened. Due to their history, these apartments are often in convenient locations...
  • Judge Jeanine: Why do we let them get away with it?

    08/05/2017 7:18:48 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 29 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8-5-17 | Judge Jeanine
    Aug. 05, 2017 - 7:03 - The nation is no longer true to its Declaration of Independence
  • Why Wouldn't This Work?

    06/27/2017 12:48:30 PM PDT · by MosesKnows · 21 replies
    June 27, 2017 | MosesKnows
    Why Wouldnít This Work One problem with a centrally planned government healthcare delivery program is that some receive non taxable income in the form of employer paid health care insurance premiums while others have to have to pay the premiums from their after tax income. One of two ways toward a solution is to either treat the employer paid premiums as taxable income or have the premiums paid by individuals treated as non-taxable income. The benefit to the people will come because of the Constitution and Capitalism. The Constitution limits the legislative power to control the people and Capitalism allows...
  • It's time to break up Amazon

    06/20/2017 3:38:34 PM PDT · by MrExplorer70 · 58 replies
    Fast Company ^ | 06/19/2017 | Douglas Rushkoff
    ďAmazon just bought Whole Foods,Ē my friend texted me seconds after the announcement of the proposed acquisition. ďItís over. The world.Ē This unease is widespread, and has raised new calls for breaking up Jeff Bezosís impending monopoly by force. Surely the company, which now generates 30% of all online and offline retail sales growth in the United States, and already controls 40% of internet cloud services, has reached too far. The 3% hike in Amazonís share price since the announcementówhich would alone more than pay for the acquisitionómay attest less to the dealís appropriateness than to investorsí growing fear that...
  • Why Trump Fired Comey

    06/10/2017 7:41:31 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 64 replies
    National Review ^ | 6-10-2017 | Andrew C. McCarthy
    He believed that the FBI director misled the public to think that the president was under investigation. At last, at least for your humble correspondent, this weekís big hearing brought clarity. I now believe President Donald Trump fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey because he believes Comey intentionally misled the public into believing Trump was under investigation by the FBI. There is enough support for this theory that, had the president been forthright in explaining it when he dismissed Comey on May 9, there might have been considerably less uproar. Instead, Trump dissembled, as he seems hardwired to...