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  • Message for Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer, Federal Unions and like-minded people

    01/23/2019 7:41:20 PM PST · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 2 replies
    News | 23 January 2019 | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    The comments/statements by some of the aforementioned individuals, particularly the leftists who are intransigent and unwilling to compromise at all and are supported by leftist media need to be answered. The message is this: You keep saying that Trump is throwing a tantrum, that all of this is Trump's fault, that no negotiation until the government reopens, that not one dime will be spent building the wall, etc., ad nauseum. You try to make it look like it is only Trump who opposes you and most of the rest of the American people would side with you and the Federal...
  • Abortion Legalized UP TILL BIRTH In New York!

    01/23/2019 6:39:43 PM PST · by rebuildus · 45 replies
    YouTube ^ | 1/23/19 | Patrick Rooney
    Abortion Legalized UP TILL BIRTH In New York! Patrick Rooney of PRRooney.com reports that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation today legalizing abortion in his state up until birth, in a shocking development! https://christiannews.net/2019/01/23/... https://prrooney.com ("Freedom. Rediscovered...") News / Culture / Independence / Health & Fitness
  • Not surprised but REALLY????

    01/23/2019 11:48:07 AM PST · by NCMtnMama · 28 replies
    Been lurking here for years, this is my first post forgive any mistakes please. I rely on Free Republic for Real News. When Obamacare became a fact of life, my husband and I chose to drop health insurance in favor of cash payments to doctors. Last year the IRS did not ask for the penalty payment. Just heard that this year the IRS will require payment of both 2017 and 2018 penalties. Is this true? (I am a law abiding 5th generation mountain gramma with a real college education).
  • New York Legalizes Abortion Up Until Birth

    01/23/2019 7:47:05 AM PST · by Monrose72 · 56 replies
    NN ^ | 2019-01-23 21:00 | Jay Greenberg
    The world is reeling in horror this week after Democratic lawmakers signed a new bill into law on Tuesday, officially legalizing abortions being performed right up until birth in New York. The Reproductive Health Act passed on Tuesday evening in a 38-24 vote and was signed into law by NY Governor Andrew Cuomo (D-NY).
  • Samsung's Radical Galaxy S10 Smartphone Costs $2,000

    01/23/2019 6:10:54 AM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 35 replies
    forbes.com ^ | January 22, 2019 | Gordon Kelly
    Samsung has got a lot right with the Galaxy S10 and the company is so confident, it has already started to brag about the biggest upgrades. But has Samsung made one very critical mistake? Picked up by the ever-reliable SamMobile, Samsung seems so pleased with the Galaxy S10 that it has priced the range sky high reaching almost $2,000.
  • Today’s Cryptogram

    01/23/2019 5:36:14 AM PST · by nikos1121 · 6 replies
    1/23/2019 | Nikos1121
    Today’s Cryptogram ANIEY YXQZ NFLVIQ ZVO, YXQL YXQZ HJOFX JY ZVO, YXQL YXQZ ANFXY ZVO, YXQL ZVO DNL. PJXJYPJ FJLWXN You can find this little fun word game, to combat early dementia and senility in us baby boomers, in several daily publications, unfortunately they are copyrighted so we can't use them here. So, we're just going to make up our own.   The way it works is a letter stands for another letter. For example: AXYDLBAAXR is LONGFELLOW (does not apply to today's cryptogram) Beware, the game is very addictive. If this is your first time, don't be intimidated. Send...
  • Dash cameras... Looking for suggestions.

    01/22/2019 10:46:43 PM PST · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 18 replies
    BTLD | 1/23/19 | BTLD
    I'm looking for an affordable dash cam system, either front facing or both front and rear facing. I don't want to have to tear out my headliner or pay big bucks to have it installed. TIA.
  • Who are the Black Israelites at the center of the viral standoff at the Lincoln Memorial?

    01/22/2019 10:08:19 PM PST · by Fred Nerks · 53 replies
    MSN.com AU ^ | 23.01.2019 | Sam Kestenbaum
    In the initial media churn, they were nearly missed. But a small band of Hebrew Israelites, members of a historic but little-known American religious movement, may actually be at the center of a roiling controversy that has gripped the nation in recent days. It began with a now-viral video clip, filmed Friday at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, in which high school students from a Catholic school in Kentucky appeared to be in a faceoff with a Native American elder, who was beating on a drum. The boys, some wearing red hats with President Trump’s 2016 campaign slogan, appeared in...
  • Where is feinstein ?

    01/22/2019 3:47:13 PM PST · by A Cyrenian · 37 replies
    She seems to dropped of the face of the earth. Nothing in the "news" from her or about her.Is she preparing for her day before Congress about her involvement with China?"Senator feinstein please pick up the white phone""Senator feinstein please pick up the white phone"
  • Top DOJ Official Shielded Big Pharma Opioid Executives from Prison

    01/22/2019 11:44:29 AM PST · by Monrose72 · 12 replies
    NN ^ | 2019-01-22 21:00 | Jay Greenberg
    The head of the Justice Department’s criminal division under President George W. Bush, Alice S. Fisher, blocked the DOJ from pursuing felony charges against executives of a Big Pharma company that’s widely blamed for triggering the opioid epidemic in the United States, according to a bombshell report by the New York Times. Since leaving her government roles, Fisher has since joined a private law firm and successfully defends pharmaceutical companies against federal investigations.
  • Activist Nathan Phillips now says he will meet with Covington Catholic students

    01/22/2019 11:18:46 AM PST · by Robwin · 102 replies
    USA Today vis MSN News ^ | 01/22/2019 | Melissa Reinert
    <p>CINCINNATI — Native American activist Nathan Phillips has changed his mind and now says he will meet with students at Covington Catholic High School.</p> <p>He’s offering to travel as a delegate representing the international coalition behind the Indigenous Peoples March to Covington Catholic High School in and have a dialogue about cultural appropriation, racism and the importance of listening to and respecting diverse cultures, he said in a Tuesday news release.</p>
  • BLOWBACK OVER 'WE BELIEVE' AD SUGGESTS GILLETTE IS NO NIKE

    01/22/2019 9:09:58 AM PST · by NohSpinZone · 43 replies
    Ad Age ^ | 1/22/19 | by Jack Neff
    P&G Brand Director Pankaj Bhalla tells Ad Age its goal was to provoke conversation, so Gillette no doubt expected polarization. And this is, after all, an era when brands increasingly take a stand on social issues, as Nike did with a ballsy campaign that sided with Colin Kaepernick on the issue of NFL players kneeling during the national anthem. But there's one glaring difference between Nike and Gillette: Nike's primary customers are young urban millennials who support brands that stand up for causes and tend to sympathize with Kaepernick's protest. Many of the customers for Gillette, a 117-year-old brand, are...
  • Former CIA Guy, Kevin Shipp, Knocks Bill Barr (Ship lied, according to Bill Still)

    01/22/2019 9:07:06 AM PST · by Signalman · 3 replies
    youtube ^ | 1/21/2019 | The Still Report
    Shipp claimed Barr was a "close associate" of 'HW Bush" and that would mean that Barr would "be there" for the Bay of Pigs operation. Problem: Barr was born in May 23, 1950. The Bay of Pigs invasion occured April 17, 1961. So Barr was 10 years old at the time. Shipp claimed that he was the CIA whistleblower exposing the Phoenix Program, an assasination program run by the CIA. Shipp said he "blew the whistle" on "Operation Phoenix" where 40,000 Vietnamese citizens (highly exagerated)were assasinated. Shipp was born Feb. 6, 1956 and was 16, when Bill Still,running in a...
  • Why I'm not attending any pity parties for furloughed federal workers

    01/22/2019 7:59:52 AM PST · by LavaDog · 22 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 01/21/2018 | Thomas Lifson
    Call me a hard-hearted, mean-spirited conservative if you will, but I am not bleeding from the heart over the plight of most of the furloughed federal workers. While I am certain that some of them have not bothered to accumulate savings, and thus are running out of money with which to pay important bills, the rest of us in the private sector have had to live with the possibility of our incomes being cut off for our entire careers. Moreover, federal employees, especially in the lower ranges of the income scale, make out like bandits compared to the rest of...
  • Today’s Cryptogram

    01/22/2019 5:31:23 AM PST · by nikos1121 · 23 replies
    1/22/2019 | Nikos1121
    Today’s Cryptogram XKS HGWHTCQXGFL FZ HFLZGESLHS GJ VSXXSW XKQL XKS HGWHTCQXGFL FZ YFLSO. NQYSJ YQEGJFL You can find this little fun word game, to combat early dementia and senility in us baby boomers, in several daily publications, unfortunately they are copyrighted so we can't use them here. So, we're just going to make up our own. The way it works is a letter stands for another letter. For example: AXYDLBAAXR is LONGFELLOW (does not apply to today's cryptogram) Beware, the game is very addictive. If this is your first time, don't be intimidated. Send me a private reply if you...
  • Over 65 Tax Question

    01/21/2019 5:41:43 PM PST · by Jamestown1630 · 49 replies
    I've been wracking my brain trying to figure out a change in my tax situation, and hope that I'm just stupidly missing something. I turned 65 last year, and I only learned today that I should be eligible for an increased exemption on my federal taxes - it appears to be $1,300 for our situation. But when I look at the 1040 form, I can't see where you enter that amount, or see a line for it. There's a box to check if you turned 65, but I don't see what you do after that. Our taxes have always been...
  • Vanity: Trump should invite Covington kids to SOTU, (when it finally happens)

    01/21/2019 10:35:59 AM PST · by Fido969 · 14 replies
    National News | today | me
  • Some things that need to be changed for America to be the “Land of the Free” again.

    01/21/2019 3:47:10 AM PST · by vannrox · 12 replies
    Metallicman ^ | 21JAN19 | editorial staff
    There are many things that a person can do to improve themselves. In my case, I could lose some weight, and eat better. I could be kinder to people, and stop reading the news so much. I could spend more time with friends and family, and I could spend more time in nature. I think that if I did those things, I would be a better person. It’s not just me. I look around the world and see all kinds of things that could be improved with a modest amount of effort. The key here is the word “modest”. For...
  • Mike Pence, Newt Gingrich Evacuated After Fire damages MSNBC, Fox News, C-SPAN Studios in D.C.

    01/21/2019 3:09:04 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 23 replies
    WSET ^ | 01/20/18 | ABC
    Well this isn't good. LadyQanuck @LadyQanuck Follow Follow @LadyQanuck Mike Pence, Newt Gingrich Evacuated After Fire damages MSNBC, Fox News, C-SPAN studios in D.C. as Mike Pence scheduled to appear Coincidence? Nothing to see here https://wset.com/news/nation-world/mike-pence-newt-gingrich-fire-fox-news-studio-dc ~~~ Oliver @oliverartist 4h4 hours ago Replying to @LadyQanuck @POTUS and @VP lives are in danger now @SpeakerPelosi are the 3rd in line for the presidency @SecretService @FBI And that tweet from @donnabrazile needs to be investigated https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DxYc_VRWwAAtUvz.jpg
  • Today’s Cryptogram

    01/21/2019 2:46:58 AM PST · by nikos1121 · 13 replies
    1/21/2019 | Nikos1121
    Today’s Cryptogram TX LKESPUASUM SFVTUNX, CZRSPMD HKUMPTHMX. PKUTCN PSTLTU You can find this little fun word game, to combat early dementia and senility in us baby boomers, in several daily publications, unfortunately they are copyrighted so we can't use them here. So, we're just going to make up our own. The way it works is a letter stands for another letter. For example: AXYDLBAAXR is LONGFELLOW (does not apply to today's cryptogram) Beware, the game is very addictive. If this is your first time, don't be intimidated. Send me a private reply if you need a hint for today’s Cryptogram....