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  • Joy Behar Slams Country Music Awards for Not Attacking Trump: 'Emergency...Everybody Should Be[tr]

    11/15/2018 2:09:13 PM PST · by kevcol · 38 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | November 15, 2018 | Kristine Marsh
    Thursday on ABC’s The View, co-host Joy Behar slammed Wednesday night’s Country Music Awards show for staying out of politics. As nearly every entertainment awards show has made itself part of the resistance against President Trump, Behar was sorely disappointed to see this was one show where Trump’s name wasn’t mentioned. . . Whoopi pointed out that people “voted” to fulfill that duty of resisting Trump. “I'm happy for that,” Behar acknowledged, before touting that she, unlike the country music artists, was willing to take a financial hit in order to be loudly anti-Trump.
  • Kim Says Kanye West Likes Trump’s Personality, Not His Politics

    11/15/2018 2:41:07 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    Money Makers ^ | November 15, 2018 | Alan Wass
    Is Kanye West in bed with wife Kim Kardashian or Donald Trump? It depends what day of the week it is. Kardashian says that Kanye is more of a fan of Trump’s personality than his politics. Kim Kardashian reckons that she had a talk with her hubby after his recent trip to the White House to educate him and set him straight on politics. Is Kim Saving Kanye West from Himself? Although Kanye West and Kim Kardashian should not really be your first reference point when discussing US politics, they have massive sway with the younger generations of today. I...
  • WATCH: Famed Child Drag Queen Joins Other Drag Artists on ‘Good Morning America’

    11/14/2018 12:05:30 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 29 replies
    The Activist Mommy ^ | November 13, 2018 | The Activist Mommy
    You’ve likely seen him on social media, and now, the famous 11-year-old drag queen is gracing the airwaves of popular daytime television show “Good Morning America.” In yet another indication that cross-dressing and the LGBT lifestyle are beyond normalized in our culture, “Desmond is Amazing,” was a guest on the long-running ABC morning show, where he was surprised by some of America’s most famous drag queens. LGBT Nation reports:
  • New Gov Takes a Kick at the Kans.

    11/13/2018 8:32:46 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 31 replies
    The Family Research Council ^ | November 13, 2018 | Tony Perkins and FRC Senior Writers
    I know from experience that laws are hard to pass -- and they're just as hard to change. That's by design. Laws are meant to provide some stability from one administration to the next. But apparently, someone needs to share that insight to the new governor of Kansas, Laura Kelly (D). The state's next chief executive didn't waste any time letting locals know that their democratically-passed adoption law would be the first thing she'll scrap. Forty-eight hours after her win, the administration seems to have a new motto: upholding the law is optional.Kelly, who must have graduated from Barack Obama's...
  • John Kelly could be on way out as chief of staff after clashing with Melania Trump

    11/13/2018 4:13:32 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 41 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | November 13, 2018 | Caitlin Yilek
    President Trump’s chief of staff John Kelly may soon be pushed out of the White House after clashing with first lady Melania Trump. The top White House aide and the first lady have had disputes over staffing issues and travel requests, NBC News reported Tuesday. "There have been instances where the East Wing staff were not treated as equals to the male-dominated decision makers in chief Kelly’s office," one White House official told the news outlet. "Promotions were denied then finally granted after months of requests.” Some of the arguments have escalated to the president. The first lady brought up...
  • Vatican Official: Migrants Can Teach Western Women How to ‘Be Feminine Mothers’ (??!!?)

    11/12/2018 11:27:46 AM PST · by Sir Napsalot · 69 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | 11-12-2018 | Thomas D. Williams, Ph.D.
    Migrant mothers can teach Western women “to be both a feminine woman and to be mothers,” because of their unique experience of motherhood, a Vatican official said this weekend. Gabriella Gambino, one of the highest-ranking women in the Vatican Curia, said that mothers in Western countries often have difficulty being both “woman and mother,” while migrant mothers more easily integrate these different dimensions. Migrant women “are a bit of a prototype of a motherhood completely different, a motherhood lived in its essence, in the feminine dimension,” Gambino said at a November 9 book presentation in Rome. (snip) Ms. Gambino, who...
  • Don’t Let the Turkey Buzzards Get You Down: Shoot First

    11/12/2018 6:00:11 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 6 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 11-12-18 | MOTUS
    I am not one to let the buzzards get me down as a rule, but their constant circling in multiple groups is beginning to make me a bit anxious: manufactured votes being counted in Arizona, Georgia and Florida with barely a peep from anyone, thousands of “migrants” continue their march to violate our laws and borders, Hillary is running for president and California is burning.  Except for Hillary…Since today is only a holiday by government edict and since we already held a proper Veterans’ Day observation yesterday, on the proper day, we are now free to move about the Internet....
  • Perspective

    11/11/2018 4:38:16 PM PST · by lyby · 3 replies
    je ^ | November 11, 2018 | yo
    Feeling feelings not wholly mine. Soldiers fighting. Family. Mourning. Missing. Regretting. Loving. Sacrificing. For FREEDOM.
  • Trump’s rain decision casts dark clouds over his Paris trip

    11/11/2018 12:44:55 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 141 replies
    Pollutico ^ | 11/11/2018 08:24 AM EST | NANCY COOK
    PARIS — President Donald Trump’s decision to cancel his visit to an American military cemetery outside of Paris threatened to overshadow his trip here, as government officials, historians and fellow Republicans hammered him for more than 24 hours for that move. “President@realDonaldTrump a no-show because of raindrops? Those veterans the president didn’t bother to honor fought in the rain, in the mud, in the snow — & many died in trenches for the cause of freedom. Rain didn’t stop them & it shouldn’t have stopped an American president,” wrote former Secretary of State John Kerry, a veteran of the Vietnam...
  • Susan Collins “concerned” about Whitaker’s anti-Mueller comments, wants a bill to protect[tr]

    11/10/2018 6:36:10 AM PST · by kevcol · 53 replies
    Hot Air ^ | November 9, 2018 | Allahpundit
    I am concerned about comments that Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker has made regarding the Special Counsel and the parameters of his investigation. . . I believe that we should bring to the Senate floor legislation that would put restrictions on the ability of President Donald Trump to fire the Special Counsel.
  • Trump to Michelle Obama: I'll Never Forgive Obama For What He Did To The Military

    11/10/2018 3:57:44 AM PST · by Sir Napsalot · 17 replies
    RCP Video ^ | 11-9-2018 | Ian Schwartz
    REPORTER: What do you say to Michelle Obama who says she will never forgive you for your birther comments in the past? PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: Oh, Michelle Obama said that? I haven't seen it. I guess she wrote a book. (snip) I'll never forgive him (Obama) for what he did to our United States military by not funding it properly. It was depleted. Everything was old and tired. And I came in, and I had to fix it. And I'm in the process of spending tremendous amounts of money. So I'll never forgive him for what he did to...
  • Taxpayer funded ABC discusses the virtues of using sex robots

    11/09/2018 1:04:10 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 46 replies
    The Caldron Pool ^ | November 7, 2018 | Caldron Pool
    The ABC is being slammed, yet again. This time for their most recent episode of Q&A, where sexologist Nikki Goldstein suggested socially inept people could benefit from sex bots. “I feel like there are people who really do struggle to have these intimate connections,” Goldstein said. “I’ve interviewed people before that go to brothels, and they feel that the only way they can have this girlfriend experience is to be paying for it. They don’t necessarily want to be there.” “Now when I think of sex robots and where we’re going with A.I. technology, I feel like that’s the perfect...
  • Ocasio-Cortez Complains About Not Getting Congressional Paycheck Yet: ‘How Do I Get An Apartment?’

    11/09/2018 6:06:33 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 59 replies
    The American Mirror ^ | 11/09/18 | Martin Walsh
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez apparently believes the “electoral system” is unfair because she can’t receive her congressional salary until she’s actually sworn in as a member of Congress. On Thursday, the 29-year-old socialist spoke with The New York Times about her election victory on Tuesday. But rather than discuss her ideas for Congress, Ocasio-Cortez complained about not being able to afford an apartment in Washington, D.C. Given that she will not be sworn in as a member of Congress until January, the Democratic socialist complained about not receiving her congressional salary for another three months. “I have three months without a salary...
  • Book Club's Mary Steenburgen Recalls How She Consoled Hillary Clinton After Election Night 2016

    11/08/2018 9:42:15 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    People Magazine ^ | November 8, 2018 | Sam Gillette
    On the two-year anniversary of Election 2016, Mary Steenburgen recalls the poignant solace she tried to offer her longtime friend Hillary Clinton after she lost that year’s bruising presidential race. “As long as we’re privileged to draw breath, life is a grace and none of us know what’s around the bend,” Steenburgen, 65, told Clinton, according to an essay the Book Club actress wrote for #StillWithHer by former White House photographer Barbara Kinney. (The book, out Nov. 1, was produced in collaboration with PEOPLE’s Sandra Sobieraj Westfall.) Steenburgen, a close personal friend of Hillary and Bill Clinton dating back to...
  • Short (European "Allies" response to US Midterm Election)

    11/08/2018 2:02:39 AM PST · by Sir Napsalot · 8 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 11-7-2018 | Richard Fernandez
    Although the progressives pressed the 'destruct' button it didn't destroy the populist threat. European capitals are dismayed the long awaited Blue Wave offensive failed to dislodge the their enemies from the crest of the hill. (emphasis mine) The German DW writes: Although Democrats made electoral gains in Tuesday's midterm elections, officials in Germany and other European Union countries said they do not believe the results will prompt a change in US President Donald Trump's approach to foreign policy... The Democrats regained control of the House of Representatives in Tuesday's polls, but Trump's Republicans strengthened their grip on power in the...
  • Mitt Romney Rapping

    11/07/2018 1:59:36 PM PST · by conservative98 · 31 replies
    Mitt Romney Twitter ^ | 11/7/2018 | Mitt Romney
    This campaign has been quite the ride. Thank you, Utah.— Mitt Romney (@MittRomney) November 7, 2018
  • David Brooks: "The Trump Effect" Was To Make Suburbs Bluer

    11/07/2018 7:01:12 AM PST · by Sir Napsalot · 52 replies
    RCP Video ^ | 11-7-2018 | Tim Hains
    ..."Rural America is really Republican and urban pretty Democratic," and the suburbs are getting bluer, says New York Times columnist David Brooks.
  • Let the riots begin (vanity)

    11/07/2018 6:24:35 AM PST · by the OlLine Rebel · 23 replies
    me | 11/7/18 | me
    Get ready for lots of rioting. Oh wait, we don't do that. Never mind.
  • Dem AZ Senate hopeful Kyrsten Sinema now ‘supports Trump sending 5000 troops to the border’

    11/06/2018 4:29:52 AM PST · by kevcol · 28 replies
    Twitchy ^ | November 6, 2018 | Doug P.
    On midterm election eve, Arizona Senate candidate Kyrsten Sinema came out in support of a position that her liberal colleagues have called racist, ridiculous, and a total political stunt: If you’re wondering how the #Caravan is playing outside the beltway — Democrat @kyrstensinema of Arizona #azsen just told me she supports Trump sending 5000 troops to the border. At Trump’s rally in Tennessee, many said #bordersecurity was their #1 issue
  • Joy Behar Defends SNL Over Attacking Wounded Vet: ‘Who Else' Can a Comedian Not Make Fun Of?

    11/05/2018 6:57:51 PM PST · by kevcol · 45 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | November 5, 2018 | Kristine Marsh
    The View began their show Monday by addressing the Saturday Night Live controversy where comedian Pete Davidson mocked a wounded veteran who also happened to be a Republican running in an upcoming midterm election. . . “He was making fun of people. He's not a comedian trying to get a laugh,” she retorted. After Huntsman argued again that jokes about veterans were unacceptable, Behar gushed, “What else is on the list? Of not making fun of anybody? Who else is on the list?” Whoopi then cut to commercial.