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  • Sigh: Time to Rebut Kamala Harris' Ignorant Falsehood That Lower Tax Refunds Equal Higher Taxes

    02/13/2019 12:36:32 PM PST · by jazusamo · 50 replies ^ | February 13, 2019 | Guy Benson
    California Senator and left-wing presidential candidate Kamala Harris is lying about the new tax law, which she -- and every Democrat -- voted against in 2017. We recently highlighted new polling showing tax reform's popularity on the rise, presumably as many Americans discover that their tax rates went down in 2018. The very large majority of US taxpayers do not itemize deductions, opting for the straightforward standard deduction. The GOP-passed law doubled the standard deduction, meaning that most people can exempt a much larger chunk of their income from taxation -- $12,000 for individuals, $24,000 for couples, and $18,000...
  • Kamala Harris says she smoked marijuana in college while listening to music that didn't exist yet

    02/13/2019 8:51:08 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 92 replies
    washington times ^ | 2/12/19 | Andrew Blake
    Sen. Kamala D. Harris, California Democrat and 2020 presidential hopeful, appears to have fibbed during an interview Monday about smoking marijuana in college while listening to music by Snoop Dogg and Tupac Shakur. ...Neither of the future rap legends had released music by the time Ms. Harris completed graduate school, however.
  • Saikat Chakrabarti, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s chief of staff, blames “typos”

    02/11/2019 6:55:51 PM PST · by grundle · 66 replies
    wordpress ^ | February 11, 2019 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    Saikat Chakrabarti, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s chief of staff, blames “typos” for the fact that Ocasio-Cortez’s official Congressional website said that Ocasio-Cortez wanted to get rid of airplanes, stop cows from farting, and give “economic security” to everyone who was “unwilling to work” As I explained in this previous post, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez recently put a document on her official Congressional website which said that she wanted to get rid of airplanes, stop cows from farting, and give “economic security” to everyone who was “unwilling to work.” After a huge number of people criticized her for this, she took the document down. Fortunately, the...
  • Adam Schiff makes no apologies for investigating Trump, says mission different than Mueller's

    02/10/2019 12:04:22 PM PST · by jazusamo · 63 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | February 10, 2019 | Tom Howell Jr.
    House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff on Sunday said he doesn’t think his decision to restart and expand the Russian-meddling investigation conflicts with special counsel Robert Mueller’s ongoing probe. “We have a separate and an independent and important responsibility and that is to tell the country what happened. Mueller, ultimately, his job is to determine who broke the law, and who should go to jail,” Mr. Schiff told NBC’s Meet the Press. The California Democrat also said Mr. Trump’s pick for attorney general, William Barr, hasn’t given enough assurance that Mr. Mueller’s evidence of potential wrongdoing will be disclosed to...
  • 2018: Who is Christine Blasey Ford? Brett Kavanaugh's accuser revealed amid sexual assault claims

    02/07/2019 7:10:42 PM PST · by Karliner · 23 replies
    Dailymail ^ | 9/17/2018 | Mahdvi Mavadiya
    Christine Blasey Ford, the Palo Alto University professor who accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of trying to rape her while in high school, said she will testify in public before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Ford’s attorney Debra Katz told NBC’s Today Show the Professor will ensure that the Committee have a full picture of President Donald Trump’s pick before they are asked to make the final decision on the nominee. Alongside the White House issuing denials of the allegations against Kavanaugh, the Judge has also ‘categorically and unequivocally’ refuted the claims — White House spokesperson Kerri Kupec revealed today....
  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez fails miserably at dissociating her socialism from Venezuela's

    02/07/2019 10:20:13 AM PST · by jazusamo · 59 replies
    American Thinker ^ | February 7, 2019 | Monica Showalter
    New York 'it girl' and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has always carried one great big piece of political designer baggage with her: Socialism, with all its ghastly train of ruin, which she is trying to repackage as something fresh and new and fashionable. So all eyes were on her as she got a big condemnation of socialism right in her face from President Trump at his State of the Union speech the other night, with the president denouncing its horrors in Venezuela and declaring "America will never be a socialist country." Seventy-six percent of Americans approved of the speech. MSNBC's Chris...
  • Elizabeth Warren apologizes for identifying as Native American

    02/05/2019 5:06:00 PM PST · by jazusamo · 62 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 5, 2019 | Michael Burke
    Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) on Tuesday apologized for previously identifying as Native American. Warren, who apologized recently to the Cherokee Nation for a DNA test showing that she had Native American ancestry, told The Washington Post that the apology was meant to include identifying herself as Native American while at a professor at Harvard University and the University of Pennsylvania. "I told him I was sorry for furthering confusion about tribal citizenship,” Warren told the Post. “I am also sorry for not being more mindful about this decades ago. We had a good conversation.” Her apology comes hours before President...
  • Meet presidential candidate John Delaney

    01/29/2019 4:24:11 PM PST · by Mariner · 28 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | January 29th, 2019 | Rick Newman
    Republicans have turned on globalism, under the protectionist trade policies of President Trump. That’s the wrong move, according to John Delaney, a former business owner and Democratic member of Congress who was one of the first to declare he’s running for president in 2020. “The United States has to engage globally,” Delaney tells Yahoo Finance in the video above. “Nationalism and isolationism are the wrong answer to every question.” Delaney, who made millions founding and running two financial services companies before running successfully for Congress in 2012, positions himself as a moderate among more extremist candidates, in both parties. “I'm...
  • John Kerry on his message to Trump: 'Resign'

    01/22/2019 10:18:05 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 80 replies
    John Kerry on his message to Trump: 'Resign' By Owen Daugherty - 01/22/19 12:18 PM EST Former Secretary of State John Kerry had a simple message for President Trump on Tuesday, saying he should “resign.” Kerry was speaking on a discussion panel at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, when he was asked what his message to Trump would be, according to CNBC. Kerry was at first hesitant to answer the question, saying Trump "doesn't take any of this seriously.” “He doesn’t have an ability to have that kind of conversation,” Kerry said after debating whether to answer or...
  • Trump campaign pushes forward while shutdown drags on

    01/22/2019 12:07:06 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    CNN Politics ^ | January 21, 2019 | Betsy Klein
    One month since the start of the shutdown, the Trump 2020 campaign is chugging ahead with staffing and organization -- and even fundraised off the paralyzed federal government. But the shutdown may yet prove to be a drag on the campaign and help set the tone for the race, depending on how long it endures and how it gets resolved. The campaign's internal efforts have carried on as normal, in contrast to the chaos of a "rudderless" White House, as it was described by one administration official. "The campaign has more autonomy and direction than the White House," said one...
  • Nathan Phillips – “Vietnam Times” Veteran

    01/21/2019 11:23:54 PM PST · by LouieFisk · 153 replies
    This Aint Hell ^ | January 21, 2019 | Steve Balm
    By now you have all seen the images and read about the controversy surrounding the encounter at a rally in Washington, D.C. involving some high school students and a Native American – Nathan Phillips. Nathan is a tribal elder and has often been put forth as a Marine Corps Vietnam veteran. We have filed for his military records but the point of this article is that there are stories all over the place about what Phillips’ status is and to do this right takes time. But in the media’s rush to get a story out — what “facts” rise to...
  • Former top FBI lawyer personally involved in FISA warrant for Trump aide, other Russia probe...

    01/21/2019 5:38:33 PM PST · by carriage_hill · 16 replies
    Fox News ^ | 1/21/2019 | Catherine Herridge | Fox News
    A former top FBI lawyer acknowledged he was personally involved in the warrant application to surveil then-Trump campaign aide Carter Page and confirmed other "unusual" steps taken in the FBI’s Russia probe in 2016, during a closed-door congressional interview. “I was aware of the [Russia] investigation,” James Baker told House investigators in October. Fox News has confirmed details of the transcript which is still under government review before its public release. Baker said he was briefed on the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) warrant “as time went by” and recalled how he got involved early in the process. The warrant...
  • Brenda Snipes says Gov. DeSantis let her resign with ‘my name and my dignity’ intact

    01/19/2019 5:20:01 AM PST · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 35 replies
    Sun Sentinel ^ | January 19, 2019 | Larry Barszewski
    Gov. Ron DeSantis did something Friday his predecessor would not: Let former Broward Elections Supervisor Brenda Snipes leave office with her dignity intact. DeSantis did away with former Gov. Rick Scott’s suspension of Snipes and accepted her resignation. Snipes welcomed the decision. “I was really concerned about restoring my name and my dignity,” Snipes told the South Florida Sun Sentinel on Friday night. “Now there’s no shadow hanging over the office that I led for 15 years.” DeSantis said it was time to focus on the future. “The important thing is not to throw mud about what happened in the...
  • Chuck Todd: (Fraudulent) Buzzfeed Report a ‘Significant’ Development

    01/18/2019 9:11:46 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 42 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 18 Jan 2019 | Jeff Poor
    Friday on NBC’s “Today Show,” NBC and MSNBC host Chuck Todd boasted about the significance of a Buzzfeed story reporting President Donald Trump directed his then-legal counsel Michael Cohen to lie about a real estate project in Russia. Todd told NBC’s Savannah Guthrie that one couldn’t “overstate” the significance of the report. “In the Trump era we have a hard time sometimes under-calibrating — and everybody is like, ‘Oh my God, oh my God — this is it, this is it,'” Todd said. “You can’t overstate how significant this development is, with the caveat of if true. I mean, a...
  • The Kamala Harris Show (She is pathetic)

    01/18/2019 1:50:56 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 26 replies ^ | Brent Scher
    Kamala Harris's effort to rebrand herself as one of the cool candidates running for office didn't begin with the Monday release of her "Mood Mix" video of her favorite songs. It began with her book tour. Each of the four book events last week began with California’s Democratic senator dancing onto the stage with Tupac's "California Love" exploding through the speakers. The events, in the liberal cities of Washington D.C., New York, San Francisco, and Los Angeles, are a clear warm-up act for her presidential run. But the goal at the events wasn't to go after President Donald Trump—her goal...
  • Rep. Ilhan Omar likens access to medicine in US to that in her native Somalia

    01/17/2019 5:23:06 AM PST · by SJackson · 12 replies
    Roll Call ^ | 1-15-19
    Freshman congresswoman shares story of her aunt who died in Somalia for lack of insulin Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar shared that her aunt died of “diabetic shock” in Somalia when she was 21 years old because she did not have access to medication, and said the fact that this sort of tragedy can happen in a country as wealthy as the United States is a “mark of shame.”“There are people in the developing world who are dying because they don’t have access to health care or they don’t have access to medicine. My aunt was one of those people,” said Omar, whose family resettled in...
  • Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley Tells Trump—But Not to His Face—That He Has ‘a Dark and Evil Heart’

    01/13/2019 8:22:13 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 60 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | January 13, 2019 | 6:22 PM EST | Staff
    Speaking from the Senate floor on Tuesday, Sen. Jeff Merkley (D.-Ore.) told President Donald Trump that he has “a dark and evil heart.” “You, Mr. President, have created a crisis, a humanitarian crisis,” Merkley said. “The arrivals on the border are not the crisis; it is your hardened heart, your dark and evil heart, your war on children; the deliberate strategy of inflicting trauma on children in order to send a message of deterrence, a political message of deterrence,” he said. Merkley also said Trump had created “internment camps” for children. …
  • Mueller Draft Report Says Trump 'Helped Putin Destabilize the US', Watergate Journalist Says

    01/13/2019 2:41:51 PM PST · by Innovative · 137 replies
    Newsweek ^ | Jan. 13, 2019 | Jason Lemon
    Legendary journalist Carl Bernstein has said that he’s been told that special counsel Robert Mueller’s report will show how President Donald Trump helped Russia “destabilize the United States.” Bernstein, who is renowned for his coverage of the Watergate scandal that led to the resignation of former President Richard Nixon, appeared on CNN’s Reliable Sources on Sunday to discuss two bombshell reports released this weekend, one from The New York Times and one from The Washington Post, which revealed new details about whether or not Trump and his aides have colluded with Russia.
  • De Blasio Fires Investigations Chief, Citing Abuse of Power

    11/19/2018 2:59:26 PM PST · by Kid Shelleen · 13 replies
    NY Times ^ | 11/16/2018 | William K. Rashbaum and William Neuman
    Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday took the extraordinary step of firing his embattled investigations commissioner, Mark G. Peters, the culmination of a fierce rivalry between the two powerful men. It was a rare and consequential action by a mayor to remove an investigations commissioner: The position is understood to come with a large degree of independence that allows impartial scrutiny of all areas of government, including the executive branch.
  • De Blasio: ThereÂ’s plenty of money in NYC — itÂ’s just in the wrong hands

    01/10/2019 9:00:47 PM PST · by EinNYC · 27 replies
    NY Post ^ | January 10, 2019 | Yoav Gonen and Max Jaeger
    Burnishing his progressive credentials, Mayor Bill de Blasio portrayed himself as a protector of the working class on Thursday — while proposing a redistribution of wealth — in his sixth State of the City address. “Brothers and sisters, there’s plenty of money in the world. There's plenty of money in this city. It's just in the wrong hands,” said deBlasio, who owns two homes and collects $258,750 a year as mayor.