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  • Schumer’s Dems see silver lining in midterm losses

    11/10/2018 7:14:19 AM PST · by Libloather · 7 replies
    Politico ^ | 11/10/18 | ELANA SCHOR, BURGESS EVERETT
    Chuck Schumer and Senate Democrats aren’t changing course, despite all those second-guessing them. Their vulnerable incumbents were free to ignore liberal orthodoxy over the past two years, but at least three red-state Democrats still went down hard in the midterms. And as 2020 looms, the party faces a steep challenge in clawing back to the Senate majority. But Democrats are finding only a bright side in Tuesday’s results, and are showing no sign of shifting strategies to try to shore up their performance in states President Donald Trump carried. In fact, they took heart in a GOP that’s “sliding in...
  • Andrew Gillum waffles on concession in Florida governor's race

    11/08/2018 10:45:07 AM PST · by jazusamo · 113 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | November 8, 2018 | James Varney
    Democratic legal teams kicked into action Thursday in Florida, demanding a recount they insist will ultimately declare Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson the winner and with defeated Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum hedging his concession. Mr. Nelson had already signaled his intention to fight the results, but Mr. Gillum’s surprise announcement further roils the electoral waters in the Sunshine State. Republican former Rep. Ron DeSantis, a strong ally of President Trump, beat Mr. Gillum, the left-wing mayor of Tallahassee, in the unofficial results and Mr. Gillum conceded shortly before midnight last Tuesday. But in a brief statement Thursday, he appeared to...
  • Hilarious moment terrified feline is chased away by a RAT it was trying to catch [tr]

    11/08/2018 6:29:38 AM PST · by C19fan · 14 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | November 7, 2018 | Danyal Hussain
    This is the amazing moment a cat is sent scurrying away in fright by a rat it was chasing. The hilarious footage was filmed in Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg on November 5. It shows the black cat stalking after the rat before yelping in shock when the rodent turns the tables on it.
  • Chelsea Handler Goes Nude to Urge America to ‘Vote Like Your Life Depends on It’ [PICTURES]

    11/05/2018 1:54:59 PM PST · by seanmerc · 74 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 5 Nov 18 | Justin Caruso
    Comedian and left-wing activist Chelsea Handler stripped nude to promote voting in Tuesday’s midterm elections in a new video she posted on social media. “You have to vote like your life depends on it! Vote!” Chelsea Handler said in an Instagram story where she appeared naked. This post comes as many Hollywood stars are getting involved in the midterm elections in favor of Democrats. Handler has been engaging in the important act of examining her “white privilege” President Donald Trump’s America.
  • Scares for Bill Maher, Michael Moore in wake of mail bomb threats

    10/31/2018 12:06:24 PM PDT · by seanmerc · 10 replies
    Page Six ^ | 30 Oct 18 | Ian Mohr
    There was a scare in Hollywood on Monday when a suspicious package addressed to Bill Maher was reported to authorities — and the powerhouse management firm that reps the comic had to evacuate its offices. Sources told Page Six that Brillstein Entertainment — which reps Maher, as well as Brad Pitt, Rob Lowe and Courteney Cox — had been warned by authorities that Maher’s name was on a list of potential targets by alleged mail bomber Cesar Sayoc, as was Brillstein’s Wilshire Blvd. address.
  • Barbra Streisand: ‘Doesn’t matter’ if I offend Trump supporters with my music

    10/31/2018 9:58:29 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 45 replies
    Barbra Streisand: ‘Doesn’t matter’ if I offend Trump supporters with my music By Chris Mills Rodrigo - 10/31/18 09:24 AM EDT American singer Barbra Streisand said "it doesn’t matter" if her new music offends supporters of President Trump in an interview with New York Times released Tuesday. Streisand discussed her new, politically driven album "Walls," which does not hold back in its criticism. "I would lie awake at night with Trump’s outrages running through my head, and I had to do another album for Columbia Records, so I thought, why not make an album about what’s on my mind?" she...
  • The Obamas might make a TV show about disorder in the Trump administration for Netflix

    10/31/2018 11:36:42 AM PDT · by seanmerc · 44 replies
    The Week ^ | 31 Oct 18 | The Week
    Is former President Barack Obama about to unleash one long subtweet against his successor in the form of a Netflix show? Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama have acquired the rights to adapt Michael Lewis' book The Fifth Risk as part of their overall deal with Netflix, Deadline reported Wednesday. Lewis' book describes the disorder within the Department of Agriculture, Department of Energy, and Department of Commerce that took place during the transition between the Obama administration to the Trump administration.
  • Chelsea Clinton: I'd consider running for office if someone 'steps down or retires'

    10/25/2018 10:23:41 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 82 replies
    Chelsea Clinton: I'd consider running for office if someone 'steps down or retires' By Aris Folley - 10/25/18 12:24 PM EDT Chelsea Clinton said in a recent interview that she hasn’t ruled out running for office in the future, saying if “someone were to step down or retire” she may be open to the idea. "I think if someone were to step down or retire and I thought I could do a good job and it matched my talents, I’d have to think if it’s the right choice for me," Clinton, the daughter of former President Clinton and former Secretary...
  • Maxine Waters responds to mailed bombs: 'I ain't scared'

    10/25/2018 7:40:11 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 68 replies
    The Hill ^ | October 25, 2017 | Aris Folley
    Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters (Calif.) said in a new interview that she "ain’t scared" after being targeted by two packages containing pipe bombs. "We have to keep to doing what we're doing in order to make this country right; that’s what I intend to do, and as the young people say, 'I ain't scared,'" Waters told Blavity. The California Democrat also called on President Trump to "take responsibility for the kind of violence that we are seeing for the first time in different ways," in the wake of multiple explosive devices sent to prominent Democrats.
  • Pittsburgh Democrats oust official for posting ‘I stand for the flag, I kneel at the cross’

    10/19/2018 1:38:07 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 31 replies
    Life Site News ^ | 10/19/2018 | Calvin Freiburger
    The Allegheny County Democrat Party in Pennsylvania has forced the resignation of its executive director after just one month on the job, for a pair of social media postings, including one expressing reverence for the American flag and Christian cross. The party hired Marine and Gulf War veteran Mark Salvas as executive director in September, CBS Pittsburgh reports, but asked him to resign last week after uncovering a year-old Facebook post declaring, “I stand for the flag, I kneel at the cross”; and a July post in which his wife sought donations for the legal defense of a police officer...
  • Pelosi Not Willing to Trade Over Border Wall, Calls It Trump ‘Manhood Issue’

    10/17/2018 11:41:11 AM PDT · by seanmerc · 60 replies
    Roll Call ^ | 16 Oct 18 | Lindsey McPherson
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Tuesday there is nothing she would trade for President Donald Trump’s border wall, setting a hard negotiating stance in advance of an expected December showdown over the issue. “It happens to be like a manhood issue for the president, building a wall, and I’m not interested in that,” the California Democrat said during a discussion at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics.
  • Rats The Size Of Cats?? NYCHA Tenants Have Video To Prove It

    10/16/2018 1:44:50 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 85 replies
    newyork.cbslocal.com ^ | October 15, 2018 at 6:19 pm | Staff
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Furious tenants of a public housing project in the Bronx were pleading for help Monday, saying their buildings are overrun with rats — and they’re not kidding. They have the video to prove it. But we should warn you, the pictures are not for the squeamish. “I’m traumatized,” tenant Veronica Martinez told CBS2’s Marcia Kramer. You’d be traumatized, too, if you had the same kitchen as Martinez. Rats. An entire family of rats, some as big as cats, have taken over, hopping in the sink, into pots and pans. It’s absolutely gut wrenching. “I should never...
  • Trahan welcomes Pelosi at fund-raiser but won’t say whether she will support her for leader

    10/13/2018 3:46:14 AM PDT · by Libloather · 2 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | 10/12/18 | Matt Stout
    As she’s campaigned in the Third Congressional District, Lori Trahan has repeatedly left open this question if elected: Would she back Nancy Pelosi for minority leader or speaker of the House? Whether she’ll campaign with her, however, is a different answer. Trahan is welcoming Pelosi, the current House minority leader, to a fund-raiser Tuesday in Concord, using the California Democrat’s name and standing to help generate cash in the closing weeks of her race against GOP nominee Rick Green. In a statement, Trahan said she was grateful Pelosi is “once again doing everything she can to get Democrats elected in...
  • Hillary Clinton: ‘Civility Can Start Again’ if Democrats Win House and/or Senate

    10/09/2018 8:16:30 AM PDT · by DFG · 72 replies
    breitbart ^ | 10/09/2018 | Ian Hanchett
    During an interview with CNN on Tuesday, former Secretary of State and 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton stated that it’s impossible to be civil with a party “that wants to destroy what you stand for, what you care about.” She continued that if Democrats win back one or both chambers of Congress, “that’s when civility can start again.” Hillary said, “You cannot be civil with a political party that wants to destroy what you stand for, what you care about. That’s why I believe, if we are fortunate enough to win back the House and/or the Senate, that’s when...
  • Democrats just killed the blue wave

    10/06/2018 7:49:04 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 125 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/06/18 09:30 AM EDT | HEATHER R. HIGGINS, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR
    Democrats were cheered by the renewed FBI investigation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh and counted it as a win. Most Republicans were dismayed that the full Senate's vote on Judge Brett Kavanaugh's appointment to the Supreme Court was delayed and saw this as a political misstep. They should change places. First, while the politically attuned understand this is just a delay game by the left, who are on record as willing to do anything to derail this nominee and force the appointment to be made after the November election, swing voters and many women do not. For them, there is no...
  • Senate Moves Toward Full Investigation Of Ford Legal Team And Senator Diane Feinstein

    10/06/2018 4:55:38 PM PDT · by Kevin in California · 119 replies
    DC Whispers ^ | 10-06-2018
    As hinted at days earlier here at D.C. Whispers, the Senate Judiciary Committee is now preparing to launch a full investigation into the machinations of Christine Blasey Ford’s legal team and the office of Senator Diane Feinstein based upon “…recently uncovered information.” It appears that FBI supplemental investigation into Judge (Justice) Brett Kavanaugh that Senator Feinstein demanded has backfired on her – BIG TIME.
  • House Democrat Promises Kavanaugh Investigation if Party Wins Control

    10/05/2018 5:18:43 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 77 replies
    Vetted by DNC then the New York Times ^ | Oct 5,2018 | By Satan through Nicholas Fandos and Sheryl Gay Stolberg
    WASHINGTON — House Democrats will open an investigation into accusations of sexual misconduct and perjury against Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh if they win control of the House in November, Representative Jerrold Nadler, the New York Democrat in line to be the chairman of the Judiciary Committee, said on Friday. Speaking on the eve of Judge Kavanaugh’s confirmation vote this weekend, Mr. Nadler said that there was evidence that Senate Republicans and the F.B.I. had overseen a “whitewash” investigation of the allegations and that the legitimacy of the Supreme Court was at stake. He sidestepped the issue of impeachment. “It is...
  • Dems Put the Screws to Murkowski (CAPTION!)

    10/05/2018 3:35:42 PM PDT · by Libloather · 77 replies
    Rush Limbaugh ^ | 10/05/18 | El Rushbo
    RUSH: I want to reread to you Kimberley Strassel’s tweets about Lisa Murkowski. Lisa Murkowski… By the way, this is another one that CNN obviously is nervous about because earlier today Lisa Murkowski was a definite “no” on Kavanaugh, and in announcing her definite “no” she said, “He’s just not the right man for the Supreme Court right now.” “…just not the right man…” So Kimberly Strassel says now she’s changing… **SNIP** Another interesting thing. Hang on. Another new development. But hang on here just a second. Here’s a second tweet before it Kimberley Strassel: Lisa Murkowski, Republican, Alaska, today...
  • Was it the R Train? Rodent catches a ride aboard a New York subway train scaring passengers

    10/03/2018 11:52:08 AM PDT · by C19fan · 17 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | October 3, 2018 | Phoebe Southworth
    About six million people ride the New York City subway system every day. But one passenger proved too much to bear for one carriage of commuters: a brown, hairy rat. Toe-curling footage shows the creature scurrying between seats and dodging feet as it rode the Brooklyn-bound C train.
  • In New York’s war between cats and rats, the rats win hands down

    09/28/2018 6:13:23 AM PDT · by C19fan · 29 replies
    Cosmos ^ | September 28, 2018 | Tanya Loos
    Feral cats fail to fulfil their role as rat controllers in New York City, new research reveals. Cats (Felis catus) are often released in New York in the belief that they will make a dent on the city’s centuries-old rat problem. However, a study of the two species in the mean streets of Gotham reviewed 306 videos of cat-rat interactions over a 79-day period and found that just two – yes, two – rodents lost their lives. In contrast, earlier research from the US suggests that feral cats are likely the single greatest source of anthropogenic mortality for US birds...