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  • Left vs. Right (US) [interesting graphic]

    07/16/2018 8:50:08 PM PDT · by DoodleBob · 30 replies
    information is beautiful ^ | December 2011 | David McCandless & Stefanie Posavec
    This graphic shows left & right, liberal vs conservative, blue vs red, from a US perspective.
  • Trump calls off Cold War II

    07/16/2018 8:44:21 PM PDT · by Mariner · 45 replies
    Worldnetdaily ^ | July 16th, 2018 | Patrick J. Buchanan
    Beginning his joint press conference with Vladimir Putin, President Trump declared that U.S. relations with Russia have “never been worse.” He then added pointedly, that just changed “about four hours ago.” It certainly did. With his remarks in Helsinki and at the NATO summit in Brussels, Trump has signaled a historic shift in U.S. foreign policy that may determine the future of this nation and the fate of his presidency. He has rejected the fundamental premises of American foreign policy since the end of the Cold War and blamed our wretched relations with Russia not on Vladimir Putin, but squarely...
  • GOP Volunteers Kicked Out Of Uber As Driver Says ‘Welcome To The Resistance’

    07/16/2018 8:31:01 PM PDT · by Simon Green · 44 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 07/15/18 | Julia Cohen
    Six Republican campaign volunteers say they were kicked out of an Uber on Saturday as their driver told them “welcome to the resistance.” The six volunteers were told halfway to their destination in Raleigh, North Carolina, to exit the vehicle at a gas station because the driver “had the right to deny [them] service,” Mary Russell, one of the riders in the Uber, told The Daily Caller News Foundation. The six riders exited the car and were told, “Welcome to the resistance,” as the driver drove away. “It was clear based on our mild conservative political talk that the driver...
  • Ann Coulter: Media, GOP, Democrat Reaction to Trump-Putin Summit ‘Exactly Like Muslim Ban’ Hysteria

    07/16/2018 8:23:28 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 30 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 16, 2018 | John Binder
    New York Times best-selling author and populist conservative columnist Ann Coulter says the establishment media, Republican Party, and Democrat reaction to President Donald Trump’s historic summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin is “exactly like” the hysteria that followed the president’s call for a travel ban from a handful of Muslim-majority countries. In an interview with talk radio host Howie Carr, Coulter said the establishment media and both political parties are reaching a level of outrage that has not been seen since Trump’s announcement in 2015 that he would implement an immigration ban from a handful of countries with Islamic terrorism...
  • Trump backs Putin on election meddling at summit, stirs fierce criticism

    07/16/2018 7:56:05 PM PDT · by Mariner · 35 replies
    Thompson Reuters Foundation ^ | July 16th, 2018 | Jeff Mason and Denis Pinchuk
    HELSINKI, July 16 (Reuters) - Standing side by side with Vladimir Putin, U.S. President Donald Trump refused on Monday to blame the Russian leader for meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, casting doubt on the findings of his own intelligence agencies and sparking a storm of criticism at home. Although he faced pressure from critics, allied countries and even his own staff to take a tough line, Trump spoke not a single disparaging word in public about Moscow on any of the issues that have brought relations between the two powers to the lowest ebb since the Cold War. Instead,...
  • Swamp Guardian Chris Wallace Interviews Russian President Vladimir Putin… (full video)

    07/16/2018 7:41:32 PM PDT · by bitt · 21 replies
    CONSERVATIVE TREEHOUSE ^ | 7/16/2018 | SUNDANCE
    The primary guardian and gatekeeper of the DC Swamp, Chris Wallace, sits down for an interview with Russian President Vladimir Putin. (and check out the comments..)
  • Debrief on Trump-Putin Presser – There are High Crimes to Be Hidden, and Trillions Still at Stake…

    07/16/2018 7:36:30 PM PDT · by bitt · 5 replies
    CONSERVATIVE TREEHOUSE ^ | 7/16/2018 | SUNDANCE
    Last Friday, in a carefully timed construct, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein delivered a purely political statement to the media under the auspices of indictments against 13 Russians. Make no mistake, the entire construct of Mueller’s team project; and the enabling of Rod Rosenstein; was intended to do what it has been doing for over a year, diminish, disrupt and eventually stop President Trump. President Trump remains an existential threat to the business interests within the apparatus of professional politics. Additionally, candidate Trump defeated the professional political class despite the stunningly Machiavellian surveillance schemes of the deep administrative state which...
  • BOOM! Trump Accuses FBI Cheater Peter Strzok of Reporting to Barack Obama (VIDEO)

    07/16/2018 7:31:13 PM PDT · by bitt · 64 replies
    GATEWAY PUNDIT ^ | 7/16/2018 | Jim Hoft
    President Trump held an interview Monday with Sean Hannity from FOX News after his meeting and press conference with Vladimir Putin. President Trump: Before I won he said this is nothing and it can’t happen. It’s a very dishonest deal. We have to find out who did Peter Strzok report to because it was Comey and it was McCabe and there was also probably Obama. If you think Obama didn’t know what was going on, when you watch, and I said it today when you watch Peter Strzok’s performance, the lover of Lisa Page, the FBI, I tell you I...
  • CNN Analyst Philip Mudd: When Will ‘Shadow Government’ Rise Against Trump?

    07/16/2018 7:09:50 PM PDT · by Kevin in California · 90 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 07-16-2018 | Joshua Caplan
    CNN analyst and former CIA intelligence official Philip Mudd wondered aloud Monday when a shadow government will emerge to oppose President Donald Trump following a joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland.
  • Even Liberal Vox Mocks Democrats Refusing to Vote for Own 'Abolish ICE' Bill

    07/16/2018 7:09:20 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 2 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | July 16, 2018 | P.J. Gladnick
    Just how laughably pathetic do the leftwing Democrats who loudly introduced a bill to abolish ICE appear after they now have to backtrack in embarrassment to oppose it since Republicans agreed to bring it to the floor of the House for a vote? So pathetic that even the leftist website Vox is mocking the Democrats for putting themselves in such a bind as to look completely foolish.  This mockery of the 'Abolish ICE' Democrats by Ella Nilson and Tara Golshan appears in the July 13 Vox as Democrats aren’t ready to actually vote for an “Abolish ICE” bill. The subtitle summarizes...
  • TRUMP SIGNALS TO IRANIAN PEOPLE WE WILL SUPPORT THEIR UPRISING (Hannity)

    07/16/2018 6:23:42 PM PDT · by Mr. K · 17 replies
    Hannity ^ | 7/16/18 | Hannity
    Hannity
  • Flashback: Reagan Flubs Reykjavik Summit

    07/16/2018 6:12:29 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 26 replies
    Rolling Stone ^ | December 4, 1986 | WILLIAM GREIDER
    To Ronald Reagan and his entourage, the summit meeting in Iceland looked like the perfect photo opportunity. Three weeks before the midterm elections, Reagan would be pictured shaking hands with the smiling Russian in his Fifties fedora. The president would be portrayed in the media as an earnest peacemaker, diligently searching for ways to end the nuclear-arms race. This time, though, the photos turned out badly. When he emerged from his bargaining sessions with Mikhail Gorbachev, the president looked stung, like a small boy who had burned his fingers playing with a light socket. Reagan came home empty-handed from Iceland,...
  • Trump on Russia Interference: Why Didn’t FBI Take DNC Server and Where Are Clinton’s 33,000 Emails?

    07/16/2018 5:43:39 PM PDT · by george76 · 37 replies
    CNSNews ^ | July 16, 2018 | Max Augros
    President Donald Trump said he wants to know why the FBI did not seize the Democratic National Committee’s server, which was allegedly hacked by Russian actors, and he wants to know why the FBI has not tracked down Hillary Clinton’s apparently missing 33,000 emails. .... What happened to the servers of the Pakistani gentleman that worked on the DNC? Where are those servers? They’re missing. Where are they?” ... it’s a disgrace that we can’t get Hillary Clinton’s 33,000 emails, ... President Putin was extremely strong and powerful in his denial today and what he did is an incredible offer....
  • Was John Brennan's 1976 Communist Party presidential vote a mere protest?

    07/16/2018 5:42:20 PM PDT · by drpix · 27 replies
    Multiple ^ | 7/16/2018 | --------------
    "He was born in North Bergen, New Jersey. He attended the Immaculate Heart of Mary Elementary School, and graduated from Saint Joseph of the Palisades High School in West New York, New Jersey before enrolling at Fordham University in New York City." "While riding a bus to class at Fordham, he saw an ad in The New York Times that said the CIA was recruiting, and he felt a CIA career would be a good match for his "wanderlust" and his desire to do public service. His studies included a junior year abroad learning Arabic and taking Middle Eastern studies...
  • China's Trade Surplus With the US hits record high

    07/16/2018 5:34:11 PM PDT · by cba123 · 4 replies
    Express Newsline ^ | 7/16/2018
    Mr Juncker was accompanied by the President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, who warned that worsening trade tensions could lead to conflict. Instead of working with us to address a common problem, some of our trading partners have elected to respond with retaliatory tariffs created to punish American workers, farmers and companies. "It is the common duty of Europe and China, but also America and Russian Federation, not to destroy (the global trade order) but to improve it, not to start trade wars which turned into hot conflicts so often in our history", EU Council President Donald Tusk said...
  • Exclusive — New Jersey Poll: Republican Bob Hugin Ties Democrat Bob Menendez...

    07/16/2018 5:10:25 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 29 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 16, 2018
    New Jersey’s senior Democrat Sen. Bob Menendez is seriously struggling in his re-election bid, as Republican Bob Hugin has pulled into a statistical tie with him this year, months ahead of the November election, a new survey conducted by Gravis Marketing and provided exclusively to Breitbart News shows
  • President Trump on Hannity tonight 9pm Eastern; Tucker Carlson tomorrow 8 pm Eastern

    07/16/2018 5:06:54 PM PDT · by Ken H · 21 replies
    Twitter ^ | July 16, 2018 | President Donald J Trump
    @realDonaldTrump Will be interviewed on @seanhannity tonight at 9pmE and @TuckerCarlson tomorrow night at 8pmE. Enjoy! 3:53 PM - 16 Jul 2018
  • There will be no more spying on opponents, president-elect declares

    07/16/2018 4:51:14 PM PDT · by Ge0ffrey · 5 replies
    There will be no more internal spying on opposition politicians, incoming president Andrés Manuel López Obrador said on Saturday, recalling that he was tailed for years by federally-employed spies. There will be no more Center for Investigation and National Security (Cisen) either, following its dissolution as part of the new government’s austerity measures. The newly-appointed public security secretary, Alfonso Durazo Montaño, announced the move on Saturday. “Cisen disappears because it has been discredited due to the political use that was made of it,” Durazo said. The incoming secretary said a new organization, the National Intelligence Agency, will replace it. López...
  • John McCain rips Trump: 'One of the most disgraceful performances by an American president'[tr]

    07/16/2018 4:49:29 PM PDT · by kevcol · 120 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | July 16, 2018 | Al Weaver
    Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., blasted President Trump for his comments during a joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday afternoon, and called it "one of the most disgraceful performances by an American president" in his lifetime. . . . “Coming close on the heels of President Trump’s bombastic and erratic conduct towards our closest friends and allies in Brussels and Britain, today’s press conference marks a recent low point in the history of the American Presidency," McCain said.
  • House Democrat Calls For ‘Military Folks’ To Stop Trump

    07/16/2018 3:49:25 PM PDT · by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas · 137 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 07/16/2018 | Peter Hasson
    Democratic Tennessee Rep. Steve Cohen on Monday called for the “military folks” to save America from President Donald Trump after Trump’s much-criticized press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin. “Where are our military folks? The Commander in Chief is in the hands of our enemy!” Cohen wrote on Twitter, using language suggestive of a military coup.