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  • Fiat Chrysler plans to open new assembly factory in Detroit to build SUVs: Sources

    12/06/2018 12:54:02 PM PST · by rdl6989 · 18 replies
    cnbc ^ | December 6, 2018 | Robert Ferris | Phil LeBeau
    Fiat Chrysler plans to open a new assembly factory in Detroit to build sport utility vehicles, people familiar with the matter told CNBC. The move comes as all of Detroit's Big Three automakers abandon sedan lines in favor of more popular and profitable SUVs and cross-over vehicles. The industry is also under pressure from President Donald Trump to keep manufacturing jobs in the U.S.
  • N.J. Democrats have all kinds of power these days. This new plan of theirs could give them more.

    11/25/2018 11:40:09 AM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 16 replies
    Newark Star-Ledger ^ | November 25, 2018 | Matt Arco and Brent Johnson
    Just when you thought New Jersey couldn't get any bluer ... Democratic leaders of the state Legislature in Trenton have quietly resurrected a controversial proposal to ask voters next November to approve a constitutional amendment overhauling how the state draws its legislative districts. Sponsors say the goal is to make the process of choosing state lawmakers more fair, rendering an electoral map more reflective of the voters in the Garden State. But critics warn Democrats are trying to rig the system in New Jersey -- home to 900,000 more registered Democrats than Republicans -- to tighten their grip on the...
  • Freshly-elected House Democrat calls white Tennessee Republicans ‘uneducated’ racists

    11/15/2018 6:13:45 AM PST · by kevcol · 32 replies
    BizPac Review ^ | November 14, 2018 | Tom Tillison
    “Let’s just call a spade a spade. Tennessee is racist. Period,” Lamar said in the video. “Period. Like, Tennessee is racist.” There’s no subtly there… but to ensure clarity she specifically named “white people,” before proceeding to call them stupid. “Most of the Tennesseans who voted Republican are uneducated. So, they don’t even know that they showed up to the polls to vote against their own interest,” she added
  • NY taxpayers to pay $48,000 per Amazon HQ job

    11/13/2018 10:45:44 AM PST · by yesthatjallen · 45 replies
    Fox5NY ^ | Nov 13 2018 | Staff
    New York state is kicking in more than $1.5 billion in taxpayer-funded incentives for getting half of Amazon's second headquarters located in a section of Queens. The Seattle-based company made its long-awaited announcement Tuesday, saying Long Island City and Alexandria, Virginia, will each get 25,000 jobs. The online retailer also said it will open an operations hub in Nashville, creating 5,000 jobs. Amazon will also receive as-yet unspecified incentives from New York City. New York state's incentives are nearly triple those of Virginia's, while Tennessee's are $102 million. According to Amazon, the cost per job for New York taxpayers is...
  • Kat Timpf Chased Out of Brooklyn Bar

    11/13/2018 8:02:42 AM PST · by rktman · 85 replies
    nationalreview.com ^ | 11/12/2018 | Jack Crowe
    Fox News personality and National Review contributor Kat Timpf was forced to leave a bar in Brooklyn over the weekend after a woman she had never met became enraged upon learning she worked in conservative media. Timpf, who has twice previously been harassed while socializing in New York City, first described the incident in a Friday night tweet and later expanded on her initial description of the confrontation during a Monday interview with National Review.
  • How the Palm Beach County election scam works. Broward must be similar.

    11/12/2018 6:15:14 AM PST · by dennisw · 48 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 11/12/2018 | Commenter at Gateway Pundit
    **** This is a comment by TheDreadnought found at Gateway Pundit TheDreadnought • 3 minutes ago This is from one of the commenters from Zero Hedge... I'd hyper link it but may break TOC with TGP. The commenter is CAPT DRAKE I worked the polls in Palm Beach County and can tell you how the fraud works: 1. Not at the individual polling location. These are decent people, none willing to take a felony for anybody. 2. Once the ballots are printed, the fraud starts. 3. You must have a huge stack of preprinted ballots to fill out and have...
  • Dem Lucy McBath unseats Handel in pivotal Georgia House seat

    11/08/2018 5:48:28 AM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 53 replies
    The Hill ^ | November 8, 2018 | Lisa Hagen
    Rep. Karen Handel (R-Ga.) conceded Thursday in her tight House race in an Atlanta suburb to gun control activist Lucy McBath (D). The victory puts the Georgia district in Democratic hands more than a year after the party fell short last year in a heated special election that drew national attention. Handel ended up winning by about five points over Jon Ossoff.
  • SF leaders hate Trump enough they just voted to limit the city's water rather than do this

    10/31/2018 10:50:52 AM PDT · by ptsal · 24 replies
    Sacramento Bee & MSN News ^ | 30 Oct 2018 | Ryan Sabalow and Dale Kasler
    [full title -San Francisco leaders hate Trump enough they just voted to limit the city's water rather than do this ] For months, San Francisco, a hotbed of anti-Donald Trump sentiment, has found itself in the awkward position of being aligned with his administration over California water policy. On Tuesday, the city's leaders said the alliance was unbearable. In an 11-0 vote, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors agreed in a resolution to support the State Water Resources Control Board's proposal to leave more water in the San Joaquin River and its tributaries to benefit struggling fish populations. The supervisors'...
  • NYPD investigates 2 suspicious packages at post office in Midtown Manhattan

    10/26/2018 6:21:12 AM PDT · by PghBaldy · 35 replies
    WABC ABC 7 New York City ^ | October 26 | Staff
    MIDTOWN MANHATTAN (WABC) -- The NYPD is investigating two suspicious packages at a post office in Midtown Manhattan. Units have responded to the facility on West 52nd Street. Eyewitness News is told one package is addressed to former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, The other is addressed to New Jersey Senator Cory Booker.
  • Pittsburgh Public Schools board opposes Chick-fil-A as Pittsburgh marathon sponsor

    10/25/2018 9:31:19 AM PDT · by Buckeye McFrog · 31 replies
    TribLIVE ^ | Oct. 25, 2018 | Jamie Martines
    The Pittsburgh Public Schools board of directors voted unanimously Wednesday to approve a resolution opposing Chick-fil-A as the new corporate sponsor for the Pittsburgh Kids Marathon and Kids of Steel program. The resolution prohibits official participation by any district employee, as well as the promotion of the Kids Marathon and Kids of Steel programs at schools by district employees. “The family-owned, privately held restaurant company has expressed views contrary to and in conflict with the district’s non-discrimination policies,” the school board resolution said. Marathon organizers Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc. in late September announced a three-year title partnership with Chick-fil-A,...
  • NYC offices of CNN evacuated over package

    10/24/2018 7:50:02 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 93 replies
    CNN says its offices in Manhattan have been evacuated because of a suspicious package. The news network reported on Wednesday morning that a police bomb squad was at its offices. *snip* Law enforcement officials say the CNN package was discovered in the mail room. It's not clear yet if it's related to the other packages.
  • Essex Freeholders Meet in Maplewood, Consider Future of ICE

    10/22/2018 10:18:30 AM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 4 replies
    TAP Into ^ | October 22, 2018 | REBECCA PANICO AND ANNA SANDLER
    MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The Essex County Freeholders called for the ouster of the New Jersey Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) spokesperson but have not budged on ending its controversial contract with the agency. At its Wednesday meeting in Maplewood, the freeholders board passed a resolution supporting other lawmakers who have called for Emilio Karim Dabul to be terminated from his position as ICE spokesperson. Dabul has publicly defended people who the Southern Poverty Law Center have labeled anti-Muslim. Dabul referred questions to ICE headquarters in Washington D.C. A spokesperson from headquarters responded with a brief statement, which included a link...
  • Mayor of DC to Pick Up the Bill for Halloween Drag Queen Footrace

    10/17/2018 5:14:02 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 5 replies
    The Activist Mommy ^ | October 16, 2018 | The Activist Mommy
    This story originally appeared on the website LGBTQ nation under the headline DC Mayor will pay for 100 drag queens to run a footrace through city streets.If you saw that without knowing the source, you’d probably guess it was from a conservative site, likely because the title openly addresses the fact that the mayor is using taxpayer dollars to fund a footrace for drag queens, something that is certainly outrageous on many levels.The fact that this title is written glowingly, not for shock value, shows you exactly how great the ideological gap is between progressives and conservatives.Conservatives have the wild...
  • Rats and trash infest Los Angeles' 'typhus zone'

    10/15/2018 11:07:28 AM PDT · by C19fan · 28 replies
    MSN ^ | October 14, 2018 | Dennis Romero and Andrew Blankstein
    Wholesale fish distributors, produce warehouses and homeless encampments line Ceres Avenue downtown, creating perfect conditions for rats. Uneaten food is dumped on the street — a salad platter was recently splattered on the asphalt — and discarded clothing piles up only to be swirled into rats' nests. Those rats, experts say, are likely contributing to the growing number of typhus infections cropping up on skid row and other parts of the region. The disease is spread by fleas, which are carried by rats, opossums and pets.
  • Abrams makes history with Atlanta Pride march

    10/14/2018 3:04:21 PM PDT · by madprof98 · 56 replies
    Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | 10/14/18 | Greg Bluestein
    Stacey Abrams emerged from her SUV on a busy Midtown Atlanta street corner on Sunday with a declaration to make to the throngs of voters attending the Atlanta Pride Parade, the annual celebration of LGBT rights in the heart of the city. “We’re here because we stand together, because we know that allies do not run from fights. And because we know we all have pride in Georgia,” she told cheering supporters, adding: “We stand with you and not against you.” Shortly after, she became the first major-party nominee for governor to march in the parade, a vibrant spectacle that...
  • Portland mayor stands by decision to allow Antifa to block traffic, hassle motorists

    10/14/2018 9:43:31 AM PDT · by rktman · 97 replies
    washingtontimes.com ^ | 10/14/2018 | Valerie Richardson
    Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler came under fire over a viral video showing Antifa protesters blocking traffic and harassing drivers, but he says he supports the decision by police to watch from a distance without getting involved. “I was appalled by what I saw in the video, but I support the Portland Police Bureau’s decision not to intervene,” he said at a Friday press conference. “This whole incident will be investigated.” The video posted by journalist Andy C. Ngo showed protesters, including members of Antifa and Black Lives Matter, blocking an intersection and attempting to direct traffic at while officers on...
  • Black Caucus Chairman Purges Himself of Emanuel's 20K

    10/13/2018 3:02:03 PM PDT · by PBRCat · 5 replies
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | October 13, 2018 | Fran Spielman
    The chairman of the City Council’s Black Caucus is purging himself of a surprise, $20,000 contribution from Mayor Rahm Emanuel amid concern that it might damage his chances of winning re-election. Instead of keeping the money and putting the windfall into his campaign fund, Ald. Roderick Sawyer (6th) is distributing the mayor’s check — in $2,000 increments –– to ten community organizations and other groups in his ward that are working to stop the never-ending cycle of gang violence and train people for jobs. The alderman said he appreciated the mayor’s gesture and means no disrespect. But he was concerned...
  • Driver, 74, says he meant no harm, just wanted to get away from 'angry mob'

    10/13/2018 9:04:42 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 66 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 13, 2018 | Amy Lieu
    The driver of a car seen in a viral video driving through a protest in downtown Portland, Ore., last week said Friday that he never tried to run them over, according to reports. "When you have an angry mob yelling at you and beating on your car you just want to get out of there," Kent Houser, 74, told the Oregonian. The demonstrators were protesting last Saturday after a fatal police shooting that occurred the previous week.
  • RUFFIANS ATTACK SPEAKER- Colored Republicans Rotten Egged in the Bronx (flashback 1900)

    10/12/2018 3:05:39 PM PDT · by NRx · 38 replies
    New York Tribune ^ | October 12, 1900 | staff
    A young colored Republican, while making an address at Forty-fourth street and Second avenue last night, came near being roughly handled by a number of men. There were some policemen watching those listening to the speaker at the time, and they quickly suppressed the disturbance by severely shaking two or three who were in a riotous mood. A person at the meeting said sticks, stones, garbage and eggs were thrown at the person on the cart and at people in the gathering, but the police of the Fifty-first st. station denied that any sticks or stones were hurled at anyone...
  • 'We Have the Right to Bear Arms': Kanye Talks Guns, Chicago Violence With Trump

    10/11/2018 8:33:41 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 31 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11 Oct 2018 01:56 PM | Fox News Insider
    President Donald Trump and rapper Kanye West spoke to reporters in the Oval Office Thursday afternoon before their lunch meeting. West, who has sparked outrage from some on the left with his outspoken support for the president, riffed on a series of topics, including racism, tax breaks, education, prison reform and gun control. “The problem is illegal guns, illegal guns is the problem. Not legal guns. We have the right to bear arms," West said when a reporter asked him about the debate over gun violence in America and gun control. West, a Chicago native, said he and the president...