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  • Memo Reveals Extent Of Activist Billionaire’ Anti-Exxon Involvement

    06/20/2018 9:58:11 AM PDT · by bananaman22 · 6 replies
    Oilprice.com ^ | 06-20-2018 | Irina
    A leaked memo obtained by the Daily Caller has suggested billionaire activist Tom Steyer was more deeply involved in the anti-Exxon campaign that was launched by New York’s Attorney General Eric Schneiderman back in 2015. The memo, which the Daily Caller cites in full, includes agenda items such as, “Weaken the political influence of the oil industry by leveraging the Exxon investigation by Inside Climate News and the New York Attorney General” and “Identify message and messengers to contrast climate denial and other oppositional activities of Exxon and other U.S. oil companies with the pro-Paris positioning of European companies and...
  • Not a Surprise: DC Has Highest Concentration of Psychopaths in the United States

    06/18/2018 12:40:51 AM PDT · by a little elbow grease · 49 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 7/17/18 | Timothy Meads
    It is often said that Washington, DC is filled with a bunch of nerds dominated by psychopaths. Others say that politics is simply Hollywood for ugly people. These are usually said in a joking manner and often uttered after coming back from a young professional happy hour here in the swamp. Perhaps the most soulless congregation of folks ever assembled can be found at those kind of events. A report conducted by Ryan Murphy at Southern Methodist University found that Connecticut contained the most psychopaths per capita followed quickly by California. New Jersey and New York followed next. But our...
  • Trump supporter disrupts De Niro’s musical with ‘Keep America Great’ flag

    06/18/2018 6:55:34 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 68 replies
    NY Post ^ | June 18, 2018 | Chris Perez
    A Trump supporter tried disrupting a performance of the Robert De Niro-directed “A Bronx Tale: The Musical” on Saturday — standing up during the curtain call and displaying a “Keep America Great!” flag toward the audience. “The times we live in,” tweeted audience member Joe Del Vicario, along with a pic showing the Broadway protest. “At the end of [the performance], a man turned around and faced the audience to show us how big of a pair he has,” Del Vicario explained. “He was escorted shortly after.” Several people in attendance took to social media to document what happened Saturday...
  • Gay activists use 10-year-old ‘drag’ kid to promote New York Pride [NBC "Today" Whole Segment!]

    06/18/2018 7:34:18 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 44 replies
    Life Site ^ | 2/26/18 | Fr. Mark Hodges
    A 10-year-old boy dressed in “drag” as a sexy woman stars in a new campaign video for the upcoming New York Pride event this June. The 30-second promotional video released February 21 shows Desmond Napoles, also known as “Desmond is Amazing,” dressed as a woman, wearing eyeshadow, and putting on lipstick for a drag show
  • Trumpism Finds a Safe Space at Conservative Women’s Conference

    06/17/2018 10:48:22 PM PDT · by poconopundit · 16 replies
    NYTimes ^ | JUNE 17, 2018 | ASTEAD W. HERNDON
    Fair story by New York Times about Turning Point's Conservative Women's Conference.
  • President Trump on FBI, Fake News, Comey, Mueller and Border Security (Tweetstorm!)

    06/17/2018 8:06:33 PM PDT · by Ken H · 29 replies
    Twitter ^ | June 17, 2018 | President Donald J Trump
    @realDonaldTrump “The highest level of bias I’ve ever witnessed in any law enforcement officer.” Trey Gowdy on the FBI’s own, Peter Strzok. Also remember that they all worked for Slippery James Comey and that Comey is best friends with Robert Mueller. A really sick deal, isn’t it? 9:03 PM · Jun 17, 2018 ______ The Democrats should get together with their Republican counterparts and work something out on Border Security & Safety. Don’t wait until after the election because you are going to lose! 8:49 PM · Jun 17, 2018 ______ Why was the FBI’s sick loser, Peter Strzok, working...
  • Leading Republicans Join Democrats in Pushing Trump to Halt Family Separations

    06/17/2018 8:14:00 PM PDT · by Innovative · 99 replies
    NY Times ^ | June 17, 2018 | Peter Baker
    Leading figures of both parties pressured President Trump on Sunday to halt his administration’s practice of separating children from their parents when apprehended at the border, as the issue further polarized the already divisive immigration debate in Washington. Republican lawmakers, the former first lady Laura Bush and a onetime adviser to Mr. Trump joined Democrats, including former President Bill Clinton, in condemning the family separations that have removed nearly 2,000 children from their parents in just six weeks. The administration pushed back, arguing that it was just enforcing the law — a false assertion that President Trump has made repeatedly.
  • 70,000 Kids Will Show Up Alone at Our Border This Year. What Happens to Them?

    06/17/2018 4:03:35 PM PDT · by Vendome · 44 replies
    Mother Jones ^ | 8/1/2014 | IAN GORDON
    No outrage in 2014 under the sacred boy king.
  • NeverTrumper/Ex-CIA Chief Mike Hayden: Trumps Border Policy Like A Nazi Slave-Labor Camp

    06/17/2018 3:39:29 PM PDT · by Proud White Trump Supporter · 67 replies
    Breitbart ^ | June 17, 2018 | Neil Munro
    The U.S. government’s policy detaining migrant parents while sheltering their children elsewhere is reminiscent of Adolf Hitler’s slave-labor camps, according to a Tweet from former intelligence chief and NeverTrump activist Gen. Michael Hayden. Hayden, who ran the National Security Agency from 1999 to 2005, and was CIA director from 2006 to 2009, Tweeted an image of the entrance to the Birkenau slave-labor camp, with the comment “other governments have separated mothers and children.”
  • Samuel L. Jackson under fire for alleged homophobic tweet

    06/17/2018 1:09:28 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 42 replies
    NY Post Page Six ^ | June 17, 2018 | Bruce Haring, Deadline
    Tough-talking actor Samuel L. Jackson wished President Donald Trump a happy birthday on Friday, but the Twitterverse took exception to the perceived anti-gay slurs in the message and laid their vengeance upon him. Jackson’s tweet: “Must have been a party at The White House, Mitch, Paul, Rudy & others were spotted wearing knee pads & carrying these lined up outside. Happy Birthday.” The tweet included an image of a product called “After Dick Mints” with the tagline “Going down?” One Twitter user asked, “Did you and Joy Reid get hacked by the same person?” The reference is to the MSNBC...
  • Rapper Slams Hillary in New Rap Song

    11/01/2016 6:52:46 AM PDT · by Arcy · 7 replies
    Freenauts ^ | 11-1-16 | Arcy
    Freenauts slams Hillary for refusing to talk about her black step son, Danney Williams. Black community starting to wake up to the inherent bigotry and racism within the democrat party.
  • City orders American Legion to remove bench with flag painted on it

    06/17/2018 9:40:05 AM PDT · by markomalley · 31 replies
    NY Post ^ | 6-12-18 | Natalie Musumeci and Shari Logan
    An American Legion post in Park Slope has been ordered to remove a bench — with the US flag painted on it — from outside its veterans club. The city’s Department of Transportation issued a “notice of encroachment/order” last week to the American Legion Sixth Memorial Post No. 1833 on 5th Avenue near 6th Street regarding the patriotic bench built around the base of a tree outside of the establishment. The notice, obtained by The Post, says that the “unauthorized bench” is “encroaching on city sidewalk” and orders the legion to remove within 30 days or face a possible fine....
  • Three men charged in $2M cryptocurrency kidnapping and robbery (New York)

    06/16/2018 6:04:15 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 14 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 6-12-18 | SHAYNA JACOBS and JANON FISHER
    MEMBERS OF a Bronx biker gang, one sporting a skull tattoo, kidnapped a friend and robbed him of nearly $2 million in cryptocurrency, Manhattan prosecutors charged Tuesday. Cesar (Fuego) Guzman, 38, a paraprofessional with the Department of Education, Allan (Joker) Nunez, 36, and Darrell (Bishop) Colon, 37, joined Louis Meza, 35, to lure the cyber-millionaire victim into a minivan posing as a livery car on Nov. 4, 2017. Nunez drove the victim around for two hours at gunpoint until he coughed up the location of his 24-word passphrase. Meza, who was caught on surveillance camera, and Guzman, whose head is...
  • Chief: NYPD's Gang Database is 99% Minorities

    06/16/2018 8:50:06 AM PDT · by Pining_4_TX · 57 replies
    The Crime Report ^ | June 15, 2018 | Crime and Justice News
    The 17,000 individuals named in the NYPD’s gang registry are 99 percent black or Latino, Chief of Detectives Dermot F. Shea revealed this week, according to the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange. Shea, testifying Wednesday before the City Council’s Committee on Public Safety, was talking publicly for the first time about one of the department’s most popular crime-fighting tools. He said the database is 65 percent African Americans, 24 percent non-white Hispanics, and 10 percent black Hispanics. He said the average age of those included is 27 and that 1,460 of those listed are younger than 18.
  • Column: How to lose the midterms and re-elect Trump

    06/15/2018 4:21:21 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    The Tampa Bay Times ^ | June 14, 2018 | Frank Bruni, The New York Times
    Dear Robert De Niro, Samantha Bee and other Trump haters: I get that you’re angry. I’m angry, too. But anger isn’t a strategy. Sometimes it’s a trap. When you find yourself spewing four-letter words, you’ve fallen into it. You’ve chosen cheap theatrics over the long game, catharsis over cunning. You think you’re raising your fist when you’re really raising a white flag. You’re right that Donald Trump is a dangerous and deeply offensive man, and that restraining and containing him are urgent business. You’re wrong about how to go about doing that, or at least you’re letting your emotions get...
  • U.S. judge orders EPA to limit pollution into New York, Connecticut

    06/14/2018 2:30:33 AM PDT · by Libloather · 47 replies
    Reuters ^ | 6/13/18 | Jonathan Stempel
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to take steps to curb ozone pollution that blows into New York and Connecticut from five other states. The decision by U.S. District Judge John Koeltl in Manhattan is a victory for New York’s and Connecticut’s attorneys general, Barbara Underwood and George Jepsen. Their offices sued EPA administrator Scott Pruitt in January, accusing him of ignoring his responsibilities under the federal Clean Air Act to reduce pollution.
  • Time to diversify New York City’s Discovery Program

    06/13/2018 1:35:59 PM PDT · by edwinland · 3 replies
    City & State New York ^ | JUNE 23, 2017 | LARRY CARY
    “Disadvantaged” has traditionally been defined by the city to mean either a student from a low-income family or from a family recently emigrated from a non-English speaking country. In the 1970s and 1980s significant numbers of black and Latino students qualified for Discovery. In 1970, 22 percent of Brooklyn Tech’s students were admitted through Discovery. That year 14 percent and 16 percent of the students admitted to Bronx Science and Stuyvesant, respectively, were admitted through Discovery. When the law mandating a test was first being considered, state legislators rejected putting a 14 percent cap on the number of students who...
  • N.Y. Attorney General Sues Trump Foundation Over Sweeping Violations

    06/14/2018 8:14:43 AM PDT · by NRx · 88 replies
    NY Times ^ | 06-14-2018 | Danny Hakim
    The New York State attorney general’s office filed a scathingly worded lawsuit on Thursday taking aim at the Donald J. Trump Foundation, accusing the charity and the Trump family of sweeping violations of campaign finance laws, self-dealing and illegal coordination with the presidential campaign. The lawsuit, which seeks to dissolve the foundation and bar President Trump and three of his children from serving on nonprofit organizations, was an extraordinary rebuke of a sitting president. The attorney general also sent referral letters to the Internal Revenue Service and the Federal Election Commission for possible further action, adding to Mr. Trump’s extensive...
  • Schumer Mangles Texas Saying, Unintentionally Praises Trump for Singapore Summit

    06/14/2018 2:15:08 AM PDT · by a little elbow grease · 93 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 6/13/18 | >Michael Patrick Leahy
    Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) mangled a famous Texas saying while delivering a speech on the Senate floor Wednesday so badly that he unintentionally praised President Donald Trump for the outcome of the Singapore Summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un. For generations, Texans have referred to a person who talks big but is unable to deliver as someone who is “all hat and no cattle.” New York’s left-wing “urban cowboy” reversed the words when he attempted to deliver what he intended to be a stinging rebuke of Trump’s historic accomplishments in Singapore on Tuesday. “This summit was much...
  • NY Judge Questions Merit Of Mayor’s Anti-Oil Suit

    06/14/2018 8:24:14 AM PDT · by bananaman22 · 3 replies
    Oilprice.com ^ | 06-14-2018 | Irina
    A federal judge in Manhattan has questioned the lawsuit brought by the city’s mayor Bill de Blasio against Big Oil companies accusing them of being responsible for climate change. The New York Post quoted Judge John Keenan as saying, “The firehouses all have trucks. The Sanitation Department has trucks. If you open the door and go out to Foley Square, you’re going to see five police cars. Does the city have clean hands?”