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  • Down From a Million: 10,000 Turn Out for DC Anti-Semitic Pussy March Against Trump (VIDEO)

    01/19/2019 11:00:42 AM PST · by Dems Worship Taxes · 32 replies
    The anti-Trump pussy march dwindled to 10,000 participants this year in Washington DC. This was down from the estimated one-million who turned out for the violent and vulgar march in 2017. Several leaders of this Democrat pussy march continue to endorse anti-Semitic positions. And the co-leader refuses to condemn Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan.
  • VCDL Firearm Bill Analysis for the 2019 General Assembly Session, January 21, 2019

    01/19/2019 10:58:05 AM PST · by Perseverando · 1 replies
    Virginia Citizens Defense League ^ | January 19, 2019 | Philip Van Cleave
    Table of Contents Bills That VCDL StronglySupports...........3 Bills That VCDL Supports........................5 Bills That VCDL StronglyOpposes..........7 Bills That VCDL Opposes........................9 Bills On Which VCDL is Neutral............11 SB 1012, Senator Chase, allows firefighters or emergency medical services (EMS) personnel to carry a concealed firearm everywhere they may go while on duty and as long as they were previously employed as a law-enforcement officer or served in the armed forces. Firefighters and EMS workers often arrive at the scene of a crime before the police do and need to be able toprotect themselves if attacked. They should not have to spend time disarming...
  • Impeachment Will Be Good for Trump ( And Bad for Democrats )

    01/19/2019 10:22:10 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 01/19/2019 | William Gensert
    Since Trump's election, the dream uniting all Democrats is to impeach the president. Having won the House and with a mere majority necessary to initiate Articles of Impeachment, that dream will finally come true – never mind that chances of conviction in the Senate are near nil, with 67 votes required to sustain and Republicans still in the majority. They will impeach because, as with the scorpion, it's their nature. It doesn't matter that after more than two years of investigation, President Trump has not been found to have committed any crime. Impeachment is not a criminal proceeding; it is...
  • How Pro-Life Is Your State? Here Are the Top — and Bottom — Ten

    01/19/2019 10:18:46 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 8 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 01/19/2019 | Tyler O'Neil
    On the eve of the 2019 March for Life, Americans United for Life (AUL) released a comprehensive report on how pro-life issues fared in 2018. Their report, released Monday, detailed the ten best and ten worst states for pro-life protections. "At no point in the last four decades have we been closer to building a national consensus about the radical overreach of Roe v. Wade and the perils of a culture that allows and celebrates on-demand abortion for any reason," Catherine Glenn Foster, AUL's president and CEO, said in a statement. "Science is on our side. The law is on...
  • Trump campaign sending faux red bricks to Schumer, Pelosi amid border wall fight

    01/19/2019 7:35:15 AM PST · by ptsal · 23 replies
    Fox News ^ | 18-Jan-2019 | Alex Pappas
    President Trump’s re-election campaign said Friday it'll send faux red bricks to the offices of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer until Democrats agree to fund a border wall. To raise money for the 2020 race, the Trump campaign is asking donors to chip in $20.20 for each fake brick, which will be sent to the Democratic congressional leaders amid the fight that underlies the extended partial government shutdown.
  • No Judges Confirmed This Week

    01/19/2019 7:20:11 AM PST · by cotton1706 · 9 replies
    This will be a weekly post. Count remains at 85 judges confirmed. 53 District Court judges 30 Circuit judges 2 Supreme Court justices So far this Congress President Trump has nominated only a handful of judges (all previous nominees expired with the end of the last Congress). If the Senate is going to get going on judges, then the President needs to get going on nominations. Perhaps the shutdown is playing a role in this delay. Also, this week, rumors abound of Justice Ginsburg's absence, health and potential retirement. And this week, the Senate Judiciary had hearings on William Barr,...
  • AG Nominee William Barr on Second Amendment During Confirmation Hearings ~ VIDEO

    01/19/2019 5:17:45 AM PST · by marktwain · 34 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 17 January, 2019 | Dean Weingarten
    U.S.A. -(Ammoland.com)- On January 15, just a little before 5 p.m. Senator John Cornyn asked Attorney General nominee William P. Barr about his views on the Second Amendment. The question and answer were recorded as part of C-SPAN coverage of the nomination process. The question and answer, with some more commentary by Senator Cornyn occur from about 4:56:33 to 5:00:04 on the C-SPAN timer.  There is a transcript on the C-SPAN link, but it has a few errors, perhaps introduced by the automated computer transcription process.For example, the transcript misses the first half of Senator Cornyn's opening sentence, where...
  • Is the Russian Collusion Case Collapsing?

    01/19/2019 5:15:52 AM PST · by righttackle44 · 17 replies
    YouTube ^ | January 17, 2019 | Bill O'Reilly
    The Mueller investigation is expected to be concluded in the coming month but what about the FBI investigation being conducted by Michael Horowitz? All evidence points to no Russian collusion but the American people deserve to see what Mueller has been doing in the past year as well as what Mr. Horowitz has found. It seems that the whole premise is now corrupt. [Introductory statement to the video]
  • Sen. Chase wears handgun to podium to present bills in committee

    01/18/2019 6:07:15 PM PST · by topfile · 41 replies
    Richmond Times-Dispatch ^ | Jan 15 2919 | Patrick Wilson
    It’s not just her bills that are sparking attention. State Sen. Amanda Chase, R-Chesterfield, generated buzz on Tuesday by presenting them while wearing her .38-caliber revolver in a custom-made holster. The first-term senator — a fan of government transparency and opponent of the Equal Rights Amendment — said she wore the gun following an incident Monday in which Capitol Police were called after immigration-rights supporters confronted Sen. Dick Black, R-Loudoun. Chase said she always carries her gun in concealed fashion but decided Tuesday was a good day to carry openly when she presented her bills in the Senate Privileges and...
  • Nobody Has Authoritative Information About the Status of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

    01/18/2019 4:29:32 PM PST · by Jim Noble · 100 replies
    self | January 18, 2019 | Jim Noble
    There is no legitimate source of information available to the public (and I don't have any inside information) about the current health status, actual prognosis, or future plans of Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. While all the inferences posters keep making about what is PROBABLE are well-founded, the truth is, no one knows anything except that she has cancer, she was surgically treated in the third week of December 2018, and that her return to work is taking longer than was originally hoped for by her supporters and friends in the media. That's all anyone who is a legitimate source...
  • Michigan House Speaker invites Trump to deliver State of the Union speech in Lansing

    01/18/2019 3:13:09 PM PST · by rintintin · 13 replies
    Click on Michigan ^ | Jan 18 2019 | Ken Haddad
    A Michigan lawmaker is inviting President Trump to deliver his State of the Union address in Lansing, instead of Washington. Michigan House Speaker Lee Chatfield sent a letter to Trump, making the offer in light of Speaker Pelosi's request to postpone the annual address due to the ongoing shutdown.
  • Mike Pence Surprises March for Life Crowd, Introduces Trump’s Message

    01/18/2019 1:31:11 PM PST · by Altura Ct. · 17 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1/18/19
    Vice President Mike Pence surprised the massive March for Life crowd in Washington, DC, Friday, supporting life and introducing a message from President Donald Trump. “Hello, America,” Pence began with his wife at his side. “It’s a joy for us to be with you today”: We gather here today because we know we still have much work to do,” said Pence. “We urge you to stand strong. Stand with that love and compassion as you stand for life, and know that we will stand with you until that great day comes where we restore the sanctity of life to the...
  • Obama's school discipline guidelines put students in grave danger

    01/18/2019 1:23:44 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 39 replies
    Dallas Morning News ^ | January 18, 2019 | by Max Eden
    President Donald Trump, following the recommendation of a national commission on school safety chaired by Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, will repeal the Obama administration's "Dear Colleague Letter" on school discipline. The letter, issued in 2014, advised school superintendents nationwide that racial disparities in suspension rates would be grounds for finding school districts in violation of federal anti-discrimination law, and therefore at risk of losing federal funding. The directive, cast as a "guidance," in fact formalized a fundamental shift in the Department of Education's approach to civil rights enforcement. Prior to the Dear Colleague Letter, the standard held that civil...
  • Trump vows to veto bills expanding abortion rights in video address to March for Life

    01/18/2019 1:05:24 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies
    The Hill ^ | 01/18/2019 | Peter Sullivan
    President Trump vowed in a video message to the March for Life on Friday to veto any legislation that “weakens the protection of human life.” “If they send any legislation to my desk that weakens the protection of human life, I will issue a veto and we have the support to uphold those vetoes,” Trump said in the message displayed to a crowd gathered for the annual anti-abortion march in Washington. “Every child is a sacred gift from God,” Trump said in the message. Vice President Pence spoke in person at the march, calling Trump a “champion” for abortion opponents....
  • Undocumented Population Up In Texas, Despite Nationwide Decline

    01/18/2019 10:40:42 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 19 replies
    Houston Public Media ^ | January 18, 2019 | by Elizabeth Trovall
    Texas’ undocumented immigrant population grew 5% over the last seven years, according to information provided by the Center for Migration Studies. Nationwide, however, the undocumented population decreased by 9%, according to a new report by the center. Though the state’s undocumented population now includes 75,000 fewer Mexicans, more people are coming from countries like El Salvador, Honduras and India. “The entire undocumented population living in Texas, including Mexico and every other country, actually increased by 95,000,” said Center for Migration Studies researcher Bob Warren. The report also showed that nationwide 62% of undocumented immigrants came to the U.S. by overstaying...
  • Brzezinski on Pelosi: ‘Nothing Trump Does Will Make Her Afraid or Rattled’

    01/18/2019 10:28:25 AM PST · by rktman · 102 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 1/18/2019 | trent baker
    Friday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” co-host Mika Brzezinski weighed in on the feud between President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) amid the ongoing partial government shutdown. According to Brzezinski, Trump has only feared his base and FBI special counsel. But now, she said the president fears Pelosi because she, like Mueller, is fearless and experienced. “Nothing Trump does will make her afraid or rattled. Also like Mueller, she knows more than she is saying publicly. She’s gotten inside Trump’s head.
  • Reproductive Healthcare Access Limited for Many Undocumented Women

    01/18/2019 10:24:53 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 20 replies
    NBC "News" Local ^ | January 18, 2019 | by Gavrielle Jacobovitz
    Days after an immigration judge denied Layidua Salazar’s petition to remain in the United States in 2015 because she was not living with her spouse, she learned at an annual visit to Planned Parenthood that she was pregnant. The possibility that she would not be allowed to stay in the country made her realize "within five minutes" that she couldn’t continue her pregnancy and risk her family being separated at some point, she said. "I can’t do both. Can’t be in the middle of deportation proceedings and be pregnant," said Salazar, who is now a storyteller with We Testify, a...
  • Credit Card Companies Have No Business Playing Second Amendment Censors

    01/18/2019 10:13:02 AM PST · by rktman · 20 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 1/18/2019 | Frank Miniter
    Just before Christmas, The New York Times ran an article titled "How Credit Cards Are Used to Finance Mass Shootings." This followed an op-ed the NYT ran last spring calling for credit card companies to track and block some gun sales, such as stopping someone from buying a certain number of guns or from purchasing politically incorrect types of firearms.
  • Waiting for a Shutdown to End in Disaster

    01/18/2019 9:45:44 AM PST · by PreciousLiberty · 57 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | 1/18/2019 | MCKAY COPPINS
    As the longest government shutdown in American history lurches toward its fifth week, a grim but growing consensus has begun to emerge on Capitol Hill: There may be no way out of this mess until something disastrous happens. This is, of course, not a sentiment lawmakers are eager to share on the record. But in interviews this week with congressional staffers on both sides of the aisle (whom I granted anonymity in exchange for candor), I heard the same morbid idea expressed again and again. The basic theory—explained to me between weary sighs and defeated shrugs—goes like this: Washington is...
  • 2020 Democrats' unspoken rebuke of Obama

    01/18/2019 9:40:52 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 19 replies
    The Week ^ | January 18, 2019 | by Ryan Cooper
    Former President Barack Obama's legacy looms over the 2020 Democratic primary. He was always overwhelmingly popular among Democrats. However, a persistent core of critics argue both his political ideology and his policy record were badly mistaken. This raises a question: How will the party and its 2020 contenders deal with Obama? Will they defend his legacy, forthrightly debate its shortcomings, or just ignore the issue entirely? First, a quick précis of what is under discussion. The Obama stimulus package was less than half as big as it needed to be. Obama's foreclosure policy was a monumental catastrophe which crushed the...