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  • AGAIN: Democrat Who Trailed by 6,200 Votes on Election Night WINS in California

    11/18/2018 5:40:05 AM PST · by deandg99 · 15 replies
    Big League Politics ^ | 11-16-2018 | Peter D'Abrosca
    A Democrat from California who trailed by just over 6,200 votes after election night tallying has now overtaken Rep. Mimi Walters (R-Calif.), and will win yet another Congressional seat. “On Thursday, the Associated Press projected that Democrat Katie Porter has defeated two-term GOP. Rep. Mimi Walters in the race to represent the county’s inland 45th Congressional District,” according to The Orange County Register. Officially, Porter is now winning the race by 6,203 votes after trailing by 6,233 when votes were originally counted. Porter reportedly won 58 percent of votes that have been counted since the night of the election.
  • The Other Great Depression: Inside America’s Exploding Suicide Epidemic

    11/18/2018 5:12:59 AM PST · by deandg99 · 22 replies
    DC Dirty Laundry ^ | 11/18/2018 | Michael Snyder
    What in the world has happened to us? Despite our ridiculously high standard of living compared to the rest of the world, America is a deeply unhappy place. When I was growing up, there were no “smart phones”, the Internet did not exist, if you wanted to buy something you had to actually go to a store and hunt for it, and most vehicles were pieces of junk that completely broke down after a few years. Today, we have hundreds of television channels, we have more movies than we could ever possibly watch, video games have become wildly creative and...
  • The Week in Review: Broward County Circus Clowns Dominate the News

    11/18/2018 5:12:21 AM PST · by EyesOfTX · 1 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon
    The Campaign Update Week in Review (Because The Campaign Never Ends) In Broward County, the Circus Big Top never comes down. – It will no doubt come as a shock to all of you to find out this morning that Democrat Elections Supervisor Brenda Snipes and her gang of vote-stealing circus clowns now claim to have “lost” 2,040 ballots during the course of their hand recount on Saturday. But don’t worry – Ms. Snipes assures us that these ballots did not just get up and walk out of the building, which is oh, so helpful, right? “The ballots are in...
  • Orange Man Bad [hilarious NPC video]

    11/18/2018 3:58:59 AM PST · by Claud · 10 replies
    Youtube ^ | November 12, 2018 | Prince of Zimbabwe
    #orangemanbad beep boop
  • Ocasio-Cortez backs campaign to primary fellow Democrats

    11/18/2018 3:39:44 AM PST · by Libloather · 29 replies
    Politico via MSN ^ | 11/18/18 | Alex Thompson
    Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Justice Democrats want her victory over Rep. Joe Crowley to be the beginning of a movement rather than just a one-off upset. Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Saturday threw her weight behind a new national campaign to mount primaries against incumbent Democrats deemed to be ideologically and demographically out of step with their districts. The incoming star congresswoman from New York again put the Democratic establishment on notice that she and activist groups on the left aren’t content with a Democratic-controlled House: They are determined to move the party to the left. "Long story short, I need...
  • UN: abortion & euthanasia should be universal human rights; one world government in 12 years

    11/17/2018 5:21:15 PM PST · by deandg99 · 29 replies
    DC Clothesline ^ | 11/17/2018 | Dr Eowyn
    Inés San Martin reports for Crux, Nov. 15, 2018, that the United Nations Human Rights Committee wants to make abortion and “assisted suicide” — a euphemism for euthanasia — a universal human right. A “General Comment” is a UN agency’s interpretation of the provisions of the treaties to which it is a party. According to a draft “General Comment” of the UN Human Rights Committee’s International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, UN member governments: *Must decriminalize abortion for women and abortionists. *Must guarantee “safe, legal and effective” access to abortion when the life of the pregnant woman is at...
  • ABC Prez Who Fired Roseanne RESIGNS as The Connors Ratings Dive

    11/17/2018 5:11:42 PM PST · by The Olive · 76 replies
    The Olive Branch Report ^ | 11/17/2018 | S. Noble
    Channing Dungey, the ABC Entertainment president who made the bold decision to yank Roseanne after its star made a racist tweet, has resigned her post. Sounds like the rumors that ABC regrets their hasty decision to drop Roseanne. It was a bold and idiotic decision. The Connors, the replacement for Roseanne has dropped double digits and two stars — John Goodman and Laurie Metcalf — have allegedly been asked to take big pay cuts. Revenues for advertising are also sinking. As for Dungey, Entertainment says: It was Dungey who announced the cancellation of Roseanne after Roseanne Barr posted a racist...
  • NEWT GINGRICH: Today, I sent this letter to House IG Mike Ptasienski calling for the release of

    11/17/2018 5:08:18 PM PST · by bitt · 29 replies
    twitter ^ | 11/17/2018 | newt gingrich
    Today, I sent this letter to House IG Mike Ptasienski calling for the release of potentially critical information related to the Imran Awan investigation. There are serious questions about this investigation & the American people deserve to know the truth. see below for letter
  • Caravan Onslaught of America’s Borders: A Thousand Cuts To Bleed America To Death

    11/17/2018 4:37:39 PM PST · by deandg99 · 12 replies
    DC Dirty Laundry ^ | 11/16/2018 | Frosty Wooldridge
    When do too many become too much? Why must the world’s miseries become America’s responsibilities? At what point, does the immigrant line end? In the past month, emotional writers around the United States tell us that we must accept and care for the 14,000-strong immigrant caravan chugging toward our southern border. More open-borders activists plan to fight the military in order to allow the migrants into the United States. The Catholic Church encourages its flock to violate our borders at every level. The Pope, standing behind the walls of the Vatican, scolds us for building a wall on the Mexican...
  • TV History Thursday Night, Part 4: You’re (Not) Watching PBS

    11/17/2018 4:14:31 PM PST · by Rummyfan · 7 replies
    Ricochet ^ | 16 Nov 2018 | Gary McVey
    That’s an article from 13 years ago, at a critical moment in the history of broadcasting. Yes, the American Cinema Foundation was hosting a big Hollywood event, a national online conversation about the future of PBS, sponsored by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Yes, the American Cinema Foundation was well known as a group of Hollywood conservatives. The irony of that title is that what keynote speaker Rob Long demanded wasn’t a seat at the PBS table at all. He wanted it ended, but in the nicest, wittiest, most reasonable way. For weeks, the “blob” of employees and administrators of...
  • Book Review "Collateral Crimes" by Freeper Jeff Chandler

    11/17/2018 4:05:39 PM PST · by LS · 13 replies
    self | 11/17/2018 | LS
    Freeper Jeff Chandler (Jeffrey Yochim---I guess I can give out his real name since it's on the cover of his book) has written a thriller about a hitman, Valdo Esposito, performing an errand for the ATF and sending him on a manhunt for Jonathan Starker, a graphic novelist heading for a nerd convention, and internet journalist Jesse Contrad. Fast paced, and relatively believable, the first thing you'll notice is that despite yourself you like ol' Valdo. Even though Jeff doesn't describe him this way, I nevertheless kept picturing him as a Johnny Trejo type. Because he really needs the money,...
  • Andrew Gillum concedes Florida Governor's race

    11/17/2018 3:38:47 PM PST · by Justaham · 24 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | By Ariel Zilber and Stephanie Haney
    The Tallahassee Mayor conceded the race on Saturday as a recount of ballots neared its end, and the Democrat congratulated Republican former Congressman DeSantis on becoming the state’s next governor. 'This has been the journey of our lives. We’ve been so honored by the support that we’ve received,' Gillum said in a video statement.
  • THE WEEK IN PICTURES: DUE PROCESS EDITION

    11/17/2018 3:32:58 PM PST · by Rummyfan · 6 replies
    Powerline ^ | 17 Nov 2018 | Steven Hayward
    What do the extended election “recounts,” the Michael Avenatti arrest, and Betsy DeVos’s revisions to Title IX have in common? Due process of law, that’s what. For liberals, “due process” is a euphemism for “we win.” They’re for it when it favors them, and against it when it disfavors them. Hence the “believe all women” standard for Brett Kavanaugh and campus sexual assault accusers, and “count all the [phony] votes” for elections where Democrats are losing. (Add in Jim Acosta’s due process right to be a boorish twit.)
  • Jim Acosta's Boorishness Not Protected by First Amendment

    11/17/2018 3:25:58 PM PST · by Starman417 · 13 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 11-17-18 | Daniel John Sobieski
    If you wanted a constitutional crisis, folks, federal judge Timothy Kelly has given us one with the issuance of a temporary restraining order requiring the Trump White House to reinstate CNN’s petulant Jim Acosta’s press pass giving him access to the building in which President Trump resides and leads the Free World. Revoking Jim Acosta’s press pass did not threaten the First Amendment rights of either CNN or Jim Acosta. CNN is free to broadcast what it wants and report on anything it wants and Acosta is free to do the same. The funny thing about freedom of speech and...
  • What do Leftists think about the 2018 election?

    11/17/2018 3:09:28 PM PST · by WWII_Historian · 4 replies
    American Thinker ^ | November 17, 2018 | Gary Gindler
    ... However, apart from ideology, all the leftist parties of the United States are united by the amazing ability to transform election day into election week, and then into election month. Moreover, if you gave free rein to the Trotskyists, then their slogan, "permanent revolution" would be replaced by the slogan, "permanent elections." Differences in the assessment of the current events by the American leftist parties are not something extraordinary. Traditionally, the leftists criticize all those who appear to be to the right of themselves. Therefore, for example, the Trotskyists are always criticized only on the right, and no one...
  • Employers are so desperate for workers they're making job offers after a single phone call

    11/17/2018 2:14:50 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 55 replies
    Business Insider ^ | November 16, 2018 | Katie Warren
    In a tight job market, some employers are making job offers after a single phone interview, The Wall Street Journal reported. The tactic is one of many ways companies are trying to attract workers amid a nationwide labor shortage. Some employees who were offered jobs after one phone call wondered if it was a red flag or a scam. Up against a tight job market, some employers are making job offers after a single phone interview, The Wall Street Journal reported. This strategy is being seen mainly for seasonal jobs at retail companies such as Macy's and Bath & Body...
  • PELOSI FOR SPEAKER-With GOP Votes

    11/17/2018 1:48:36 PM PST · by DIRTYSECRET · 36 replies
    The black congresswoman as alternative? Like Abrams in Ga. blacks are their most loyal supporters so they must give them a higher profile. Just look at Booker/Kamala. No need for us to help. Gillum got a lot of them to vote in Fla. Otherwise it would have been easier. I say 10 Republicans in congress should vote for her-non news. The more-of-the-same element. No need for anything 'refreshing'. Then there's the radical element. Would black leadership that's more radical take them over the cliff in 2020? You tell me.
  • A Million Americans Are Living In Their RVs As The American Dream Continues To Be “Redefined”

    11/17/2018 11:54:18 AM PST · by The Olive · 143 replies
    The Olive Branch Report ^ | 11/17/2018 | Michael Snyder
    Could you imagine living in an RV on a permanent basis? On the one hand, such a lifestyle can offer a sense of freedom that is absolutely exhilarating. Instead of being tied down to just one place, you can freely travel the country and live anywhere that you want. Such a lifestyle makes it easy to escape the cold in the winter and the heat in the summer, and if you don’t like your neighbors you can literally leave the next day. But of course there are a lot of negatives too. Life in an RV can be extremely cramped,...
  • Iran: Sugar Cane Industrial Complex protest

    11/17/2018 11:19:44 AM PST · by hassan.mahmoud · 6 replies
    Iran news wire ^ | Nov,17,2018 | Hassan Mahmoudi
    By: Hassan.Mahmoudi The Iranian people have had 40 years of misery, corruption, inflation, and repression in their life, therefore they pour to the streets to protest, despite a violent crackdown by the security forces of the mullahs. In fact, The Regime clearly fears its overthrow. see this video: https://youtu.be/xJD65eWQgks According to the reports Employees of the Haft Tappeh sugar mill in Shush, southwest Iran, continued their strike by holding a gathering in early morning hours of Saturday. More than 1,000 employees rallied in the city’s main square, joined by their families and children. Sources and reports indicate more people are...
  • Air Force Witness Of Extortion 17 Attack On SEALs Says We Were Lied To – Obama Has Hell To Pay

    11/17/2018 10:04:25 AM PST · by deandg99 · 52 replies
    Right Wing News ^ | 11/15/2018 | Amanda Shea
    The families of some of the 17 SEAL Team 6 commandos who were killed in an ambush in Afghanistan during a helicopter flight to help Army Rangers pinned down by Taliban gunmen accused the Obama administration of deliberately endangering their loved ones for political ends. Now a highly decorated, retired Air Force officer is coming forward, breaking her silence to speak out on what she witnessed in one of the deadliest attacks on Navy SEALs in U.S. history. Her testimony details how the government covered up evidence in the 2011 downing of a Chinook helicopter gunship that killed a total...