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  • Port in the Storm...of War

    05/20/2018 6:18:41 AM PDT · by Kaslin
    Townhall.com ^ | May 13, 2018 | Paul Jacob
    The great pretenders in the major media claim objectivity in their performance of, ahem, journalism. But the partisanship is obvious, showing itself in how they choose the stories they cover and how they slant the coverage — all while accusing their competition of that sort of partisanship, and worse.They see the specks of dust in their opponents’ eyes, but not the lumber in their own. Unfortunately, this is not limited to Washington, New York, and other cosmopolitan outlets. Their nasty factional warfare can even be witnessed on Main Street in Middle America.Which brings me to Rob Port, a radio talk show host and...
  • Oregon Standoff: Hearings Start Monday In FBI Agent Case As Defense Wants Experts Banned From Trial

    05/20/2018 6:14:20 AM PDT · by Nextrush
    Nextrush Free ^ | 5/19/2018 | Nextrush/Self
    The defense lawyers for FBI Agent W. Joseph Astarita will be using four days of hearings in the coming week to tear down the prosecution's case against him. Astarita is accused of lying about the shots he fired in the direction of LaVoy Finicum at a roadblock along Route 395 in Harney County, Oregon on January 26, 2016. The shots were fired moments before Oregon State Police fatally shot Finicum alongside his truck. Federal prosecutors are using the work of an Oregon shooting team investigation that includes both expert witnesses and a 3-D animation of the trajectory of a bullet...
  • Things are really getting ridiculous. The Failing and Crooked (but not as Crooked as Hillary ..

    05/20/2018 6:12:39 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 2 replies
    real Donald Trump twitter ^ | May 20, 2018 | President Trump
    . Things are really getting ridiculous. The Failing and Crooked (but not as Crooked as Hillary Clinton) @nytimes has done a long & boring story indicating that the World’s most expensive Witch Hunt has found nothing on Russia & me so now they are looking at the rest of the World!
  • Island on fire

    05/20/2018 6:11:23 AM PDT · by texas booster · 4 replies
    West Hawaii Today ^ | May 20, 2018 12:05 am | Tom Callus
    HILO — A fiery river of molten rock was on a collision course Saturday night with Highway 137 and the Pacific Ocean, prompting officials to warn about hazardous volcanic gas known as “laze” if lava meets the sea. The crossing, which hadn’t happened by press time, would effectively split lower Puna in two, leaving only Highway 130 as the escape route for residents from Opihikao to Kalapana. That route remained passable after state highway crews placed plates over ground cracks formed due to magma intrusion along Kilauea’s East Rift Zone. Talmadge Magno, Hawaii County Civil Defense administrator, said there are...
  • Krugman Cries Treason After Stefan Halper Outed As FBI Infiltrator, There's Just One Problem...

    05/20/2018 6:03:38 AM PDT · by blam · 10 replies
    Friday’s outing of longtime CIA and MI6 asset Stefan Halper as an FBI asset sent to infiltrate the Trump campaign has social media abuzz today. Reactions have ranged from celebration to outrage, with little inbetween. To recap, after two weeks of hunting for a “mole” in the Trump campaign, the New York Times and Washington Post both printed incredibly detailed descriptions of Halper – withholding all but his name, solidly corroborating a March report by the Daily Caller‘s Chuck Ross about Halper’s meetings with the Trump aides. Neither publication give Ross credit, of course. Somehow several anti-Trump intellectuals got their...
  • It’s Still a Small World in 2018

    05/20/2018 5:54:59 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 1 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 20, 2018 | Bruce Bialosky
    Traveling after tax season is a regular experience. While it may be “regular,” it is nonetheless still a special experience. Today’s travel is so easy compared to even 20 years ago. Except for the security issues, you can be halfway around the world, in a completely different culture, faster than you can blink. There is a lot to observe about life while traveling. How small the world has gotten. There are people all over the world walking around aimlessly staring at their cell phones. They are misnamed “smartphones” because they certainly do make people stupid. Watching people walk across streets...
  • Reality check: What about "Clinton collusion"? (More Pravda Rationalization)

    05/20/2018 5:53:09 AM PDT · by BurgessKoch · 3 replies
    Axios ^ | May. 20, 2018 | David Nather
    The longer the Robert Mueller investigation drags on, the more we're told by President Trump's supporters that Mueller's focusing on the wrong target, because the real collusion on Russia was by the Clintons. Between the lines: It's easy to dismiss the talk as a distraction, since Hillary Clinton isn't president and has no power. But the real question is whether the talk would deserve more attention if she had won. And the answer is, one broad storyline — foreign donations to the Clinton Foundation — would certainly be getting a closer look. The rest falls apart under scrutiny. The "Clinton...
  • The Royal Couple in Pictures

    05/20/2018 5:45:07 AM PDT · by Twotone · 9 replies
    Steyn On-line ^ | May 19, 2018 | Mark Steyn
    Well, today was the big day for Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, so it seems appropriate to offer a few Royal romances as our Saturday movie date. The most directly relevant movie, Royal Wedding, made in 1947, was set in London against the background of Prince Harry's grandparents' nuptials and starred Fred Astaire and an actress whose dad was an actual guest at the actual real-life wedding - Sarah Churchill, daughter of Winston. But I'll say a few words about that tomorrow night in our Song of the Week department, and today cast our net a...
  • The Deep State Is Real, And Much Bigger Than You Know

    05/20/2018 5:43:53 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 20, 2018 | Derek Hunter
    I used to be a doubter who would cringe, just a little, at any mention of “the deep state.” I admit it, it all seemed a little far-fetched to me that there was this cabal of careerists conspiring from within the government to harm President Donald Trump when I first heard it. I never doubted there were individuals doing it, but a wide net of conspirators seemed like something out of a bad movie more than anything that could actually happen in the United States. I was wrong, very wrong, the deep state is real. But there is much more...
  • Want To Understand Why Trump Keeps Winning? Look At Democrat Hysteria (TDS)

    05/20/2018 5:41:48 AM PDT · by blam · 8 replies
    Fox News ^ | 5-20-2018 | Marc Thiessen
    Marc Thiessen Says Schumer Has Trump Derangement Syndrome (TDS)If you want to understand why Donald Trump is president today (and why he could very well win a second term), look to the Democrats' hysterical response to two of Trump's major foreign policy achievements over the past week. Last Thursday, the president traveled to Joint Base Andrews to greet three American hostages whose release he had secured from North Korea. Unlike his predecessor, Trump did it without sending the offending regime an unmarked plane loaded with hundreds of millions in hard currency. The return of these American captives should have been...
  • The Deep State Cabal Moves Into Justification Phase With American Pravda’s Help

    05/20/2018 5:35:50 AM PDT · by EyesOfTX · 4 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon
    Today’s Campaign Update (Because The Campaign Never Ends) Tired of all this Winning yet? – Gosh, I’m old enough to remember like, a couple of weeks ago, when everyone at CNN was sagely ensuring us that President Donald Trump’s crazy policies would lead to a massive trade war with China. Then yesterday, this happened: CNN Breaking News ✔ @cnnbrk China will "significantly increase" purchases of US goods and services, according to a joint statement from both countries https://cnn.it/2kavMLq 1:56 PM - May 19, 2018 1,198 Oooops. The Cabal and American Pravda move into justification phase. – The Sunday morning talk...
  • A question I have not seen asked about Hillary's server...

    05/20/2018 5:21:14 AM PDT · by Trteamer · 23 replies
    Trteamer | 5/20/2018 | Trteamer
    So if Hillary claims to not have used her personal server for classified documents, what server did she use? Have the e-mails on that server been looked at? Just wondering because I don't recall that subject being brought up...
  • Stefan Halper Paid With Taxpayer Money To Spy On Trump

    05/20/2018 5:14:56 AM PDT · by gaggs · 32 replies
    Hey taxpayers! Check out how much you paid Stefan Halper to spy on an innocent presidential candidate!Strange... It looks like Stefan Halper has been paid over one million dollars during the last 2 elections and if not for Trump we would never have found out. It is time to "Drain the Swamp" and start locking people up. I don't know about you but I am so tired of this crap!
  • NBA Exec: 'Matter of time' before Kansas City gets franchise

    05/20/2018 5:11:20 AM PDT · by DoodleDawg · 18 replies
    The Score via MSN ^ | 5/19/18 | Wael Saghir
    A new city has emerged as a possible site for NBA expansion. One league executive told SEC Network's Jarrett Sutton that Kansas City will inevitably be awarded a franchise, as it's viewed as the NBA's most valuable market for league expansion, alongside Seattle. The Kings called Kansas City home from 1972 to 1985 before moving on to Sacramento. The state of Kansas is well-represented on the college circuit, boasting the powerhouse University of Kansas, but the addition of an NBA franchise would come as a surprise with other notable options being discussed far more. The city has an arena which...
  • Mayor of Greek city hospitalized after mob attack

    05/20/2018 5:00:28 AM PDT · by BBell · 8 replies
    The mayor of Greece’s second-largest city, Thessaloniki, was treated in hospital after he was beaten up by nationalist extremists. Mayor Boutaris had been at an event commemorating the killing of ethnic Greeks by Turks.Boutaris was being escorted from an event that commemorated the massacre of Black Sea Greeks, when members of the crowd turned violent. Footage showed the 75-year-old Thessaloniki mayor being heckled by dozens of people as he left the event on Saturday evening. Bottles were thrown at Boutaris, who is known for his strong anti-nationalist stance, before he fell down and was kicked and punched in the head...
  • This Is What A Boeing F-32 Would've Looked Like If Lockheed Lost The JSF Competition

    05/20/2018 5:00:03 AM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 8 replies
    The Drive ^ | MAY 19, 2018 | TYLER ROGOWAY
    In 2001, Boeing's X-32 stood off against Lockheed's X-35 in a fly-off for the massively lucrative Joint Strike Fighter contract. Making a stealth fighter capable of carrying a significant payload while also having a version that can take off in short distances and land vertically was quite the task, and both companies went about solving the problem very differently. In the end, the X-32 lost to the X-35 for a number of reasons that we will get into in a future post, but many who were taken aback by the X-32's 'unique' looks didn't realize that Boeing had already planned...
  • Ukraine should blow up Putin's Crimea bridge

    05/20/2018 4:54:33 AM PDT · by McGruff · 38 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | May 15, 2018 | Tom Rogan
    Russian President Vladimir Putin opened the Kerch Strait Bridge connecting Crimea, Ukraine, with mainland Russia on Tuesday. Putin did so by in a typical show of bravado by leading a column of transport vehicles across the bridge. Ukraine should now destroy elements of the bridge. While that course of action would be an escalation against Putin and one that would almost certainly spark Russian retaliation, this bridge is an outrageous affront to Ukraine's very credibility as a nation. Of course, from Putin's perspective that's the whole point. The bridge cost Russia's near-bankrupt government billions of dollars, but it offers Putin...
  • Las Vegas gets its first glimpse at high-tech, globe-shaped arena complete with [tr]

    05/20/2018 4:49:40 AM PDT · by C19fan · 6 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | May 19, 2018 | Staff
    A massive high-tech, sphere-shaped venue is set to break ground this summer in Las Vegas. The venue is expected to open on New Year's Eve 2020 and will host concerts and other events while engaging multiple senses, officials announced Friday. The New York-based Madison Square Garden Company revealed details of the 18,000-seat, futuristic-looking facility it is developing in partnership with Las Vegas Sands, which operates two casino-resorts on the Las Vegas Strip adjacent to the planned arena.
  • Ukraine withdraws all envoys from CIS bodies

    05/20/2018 4:34:53 AM PDT · by BBell · 10 replies
    https://www.kyivpost.com ^ | 5/19/18 | Illia Ponomarenko
    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko has signed a decree to withdraw all Ukrainian envoys from the statutory bodies of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), a loose political and economic confederation of nine post-Soviet nations heavily dominated by Russia. The decision was announced on Poroshenko’s Twitter page in tribute to Europe Day, celebrated in Ukraine on May 19. “For us, the CIS is completely and entirely gone to the past,” the message on the presidential page also reads. “Our future is in Europe only!” The CIS was formed by a group of former Soviet republics in the agonizing final days of...
  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 20 May 2018

    05/20/2018 4:12:47 AM PDT · by Alas Babylon! · 48 replies
    Various driveby media television networks ^ | 20 May 2018 | Various Self-Serving Politicians and Big Media Screaming Faces
    The Talk Shows May 20th, 2018 Guests to be interviewed today on major television talk shows: FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin; Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.; incoming National Rifle Association President Oliver North; Mark Kelly, co-founder of Giffords, a gun-control advocacy group.MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt.; Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif.; Roger Stone, a longtime Donald Trump confidant.FACE THE NATION (CBS): White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow; Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va.THIS WEEK (ABC): Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick; Fred Guttenberg, father of Parkland, Florida, shooting victim; Nicole Hockley, mother of Newtown, Connecticut, shooting victim; Kudlow.STATE...