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  • After Texas school shooting, Virginia Tech professor calls NRA ‘terrorist organization’

    05/22/2018 2:10:13 PM PDT · by Simon Green · 25 replies
    Fox News ^ | 05/22/18 | Caleb Parke
    A Medieval Studies professor called the National Rifle Association a “terrorist organization” hours after the Santa Fe, Texas school shooting that killed 10 people Friday. “The NRA is a terrorist organization,” tweeted Matthew Gabriele, a tenured professor at Virginia Tech University. Tracy Vosburgh, a Virginia Tech spokesperson, told Fox News the anti-NRA tweet doesn’t represent the university. “Mr. Gabriele’s views are his and his alone,” Vosburgh said. “Any comment on his statement should come from him.” Gabriele declined to comment when reached, but he described himself in a tweetstorm as “a white dude with tenure who doesn’t give a s***”...
  • Obama administration was corrupt, more and more evidence reveals daily

    05/22/2018 2:07:39 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 27 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | May 21, 2018 | By L. Todd Wood
    There was so much hope in January 2009 when Barack Obama took office. Here was the first black president of the United States, promising to be a leader for all Americans, to halt the rise of the oceans and to be the most transparent administration ever. Even black Americans were saying the Civil War was finally over. Unfortunately for America, it didn’t turn out that way. As more and more evidence is revealed daily on the evening news, it is now very clear the Obama administration was the most corrupt presidency in the history of the republic. As Mr. Obama’s...
  • Northern states taking down vestiges of racism, intolerance

    05/22/2018 2:05:55 PM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 30 replies
    AP ^ | 5/20/18
    AP) — A nearly 80-year-old statue depicting a European settler with a weapon in his hand towering over a Native American that some say celebrates white supremacy has been dismantled by crews in southwestern Michigan’s Kalamazoo. And at the University of Michigan, regents have voted to strip a former school president’s name from a campus science building because he lent his scientific expertise to groups that were in favor of selective reproduction, also known as eugenics. Vestiges of racism and intolerance are slowly being moved and removed in Michigan and other northern states. In some cases, the efforts are being...
  • Trump Ends Obama’s Ban on Bear Baiting and Other Cruel Hunting Techniques in Alaska

    05/22/2018 1:59:50 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 27 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | May 22, 2018 | By Ed Kilgore
    It’s the sort of thing that drives animal-rights advocates and other elite bunny-hugging liberals wild, to the delight of politically incorrect red-blooded MAGA-men. As NBC News reports, the Trump administration is bringing back savage hunting techniques to federal lands in Alaska: The Trump administration is moving to reverse Obama-era rules barring hunters on some public lands in Alaska from baiting brown bears with bacon and doughnuts and using spotlights to shoot mother black bears and cubs hibernating in their dens. There are a lot of humans, much less bears, who can’t resist bacon and doughnuts. But before you can say...
  • Americans report stronger finances in Trump's first year: Federal Reserve

    05/22/2018 1:44:34 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 3 replies
    Reuters ^ | May 22, 2018 | by Staff
    WASHINGTON - The share of Americans who report they are doing “at least okay” financially rose in President Donald Trump’s first year in office, according to Federal Reserve data published on Tuesday. The data was in line with other readings detailing America’s long recovery from the 2007-09 recession, including years of mostly steady job growth and a more recent uptick in wages. The U.S. central bank said 74 percent of U.S. adults said their finances were at least okay in 2017, four percentage points higher than in 2016. Improvement was strongest in lower income households.
  • 'We just have to heal a different way': Santa Fe, Parkland diverge after school shootings

    05/22/2018 1:11:51 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 12 replies
    NBC "News" ^ | May 22, 2018 | by Suzanne Gamboa
    SANTA FE, Texas — Alex Carvey hugged her friends, shed tears over white crosses bearing her classmates’ names and stood in silence for a moment. Then she reflected on the cause of the violence that hit her hometown. “I don’t think guns are the problem — I think people are the problem,” Carvey, 16, a student at Santa Fe High School, said. “Even if we did more gun laws, people who are sick enough to do something like this are still going to figure out a way to do it. So it doesn’t matter.” Many of Carvey’s classmates — along...
  • Former EPA head Gina McCarthy knows why climate change activists aren’t getting their message across

    05/22/2018 12:48:16 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 35 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | May 22, 2018 | by Neil Swidey
    Now at Harvard, the Obama administration alum admits it’s been hard to watch the Trump administration take aim at the work she’s proudest of. But she hasn’t lost hope. GINA MCCARTHY STRIDES INTO the ocean-view ballroom at the Sea Crest Beach Hotel in Falmouth, plops down her green backpack, and glances out the window. The waves are angrily advancing on this last night in April, which feels as dreary as mid-January. “The water seems way closer than it was the last time I was here,” she says. Maybe that’s because of climate change, the threat that McCarthy led the charge...
  • Dem gun-confiscator tacitly admits gun control wouldn't work

    05/22/2018 11:19:30 AM PDT · by rktman · 44 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 5/22/2018 | Selwyn Duke
    One of the more despicable Congress-critters is Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.), a man with utter contempt for Truth. He was on Tucker Carlson Tonight last evening pushing for confiscation of AR-type rifles and spinning like a dervish with rocket boosters. But let's forget that while Swalwell wrote an op-ed calling for gun confiscation, it's not really confiscation, according to Swalwell. Let's forget that what he labels "assault weapons" are just semi-automatic rifles that happen to have a military-style appearance (much like putting a Porsche body on a Yugo chassis). Let's forget that he claimed that his AR-species confiscation plan would...
  • House Ratings Changes: GOP Fortunes Improve in Four Districts

    05/22/2018 9:14:59 AM PDT · by MaxistheBest · 23 replies
    the Cook Political Report ^ | 04/22/2018 | David Wassermann
    After a rough start to year, House Republicans are suddenly feeling less pessimistic about their fall prospects. At the "macro" level, robust economic data and positive developments on the Korean peninsula have helped lift President Trump's approval rating to 42 percent , his best mark in over a year. Concurrently, Democrats' lead over Republicans on FiveThirtyEight's generic congressional ballot average has ebbed from 12 points in January to just five points today. Republicans have also received small doses of good news at the "micro," race-by-race level. After a winter dominated by a new, unfriendly map in Pennsylvania and a special...
  • Rush Limbaugh Show,M-F,12NOONPM-3PM,EDT,May 22,2018,WOR AM

    05/22/2018 9:06:59 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 9 replies
    The EIB Network ^ | May 22, 2018 | Rush Limbaugh
    Good Morning/Afternoon,MEGAGetReadyForOneWeekRushThreadsAfterMemorialDayWeekendDITTOS!
  • Dem senator: I support 'real' Second Amendment, not 'imaginary' one

    05/22/2018 8:15:19 AM PDT · by rktman · 54 replies
    thehill.com ^ | 5/19/2018 | Max Greenwood
    Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) declared on Saturday that he backs the "real" Second Amendment, rather than an "imaginary" version of the provision that he says is touted by gun rights advocates. "I support the real 2nd Amendment, not the imaginary 2nd Amendment," Murphy tweeted. "And the real #2A isn’t absolute. It allows Congress to wake up to reality and ban these assault rifles that are designed for one purpose only - to kill as many people as fast as possible."
  • IG Has NO POWER TO SUBPOENA Former Obama Employees — That’s Why Rosenstein Asked Him to Investigate

    05/22/2018 6:26:12 AM PDT · by Cheerio · 125 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | May 21, 2018 | Jim Hoft
    Full title: HUGE!! IG Has NO POWER TO SUBPOENA Former Obama Employees — That’s Why Rosenstein Asked Him to Investigate Spying on Trump On Sunday evening, Justice Department Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein asked Inspector General Horowitz to investigate whether there was “impropriety or political motivation” into the FBI’s infiltration of Trump’s campaign. This came just hours after President Trump demanded a review of whether Obama’s Deep State FBI did indeed spy on his campaign. I hereby demand, and will do so officially tomorrow, that the Department of Justice look into whether or not the FBI/DOJ infiltrated or surveilled the...
  • Levin: Mueller’s appointment was unconstitutional [additional audio]

    05/22/2018 5:31:07 AM PDT · by huldah1776 · 24 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | May 21, 2018 | Chris Pandolfo
    Kicking off the week on the radio Monday, LevinTV host Mark Levin raised a crucial point about the appointment of special counsel Robert Mueller that no one is currently discussing — it was unconstitutional. “The appointment of Robert Mueller violates the United States Constitution,” Levin said. “And every subpoena, indictment, and plea agreement should be null and void.”
  • Trump's norm-breaking is leading to a constitutional fight

    05/22/2018 3:53:49 AM PDT · by Magnatron · 48 replies
    CNN Fake News ^ | 22 May 2018 | Stephen Collinson
    Donald Trump won the White House by flouting political norms and is determined to break the mold of the presidency. But his escalating battle with his own Justice Department and his refusal to accept the historic boundaries of executive power are leading the nation onto the most treacherous constitutional ground so far of his term. Trump on Monday delivered his order for an inquiry into claims that the FBI infiltrated a "spy" into his campaign -- first touted in conservative media -- to the bureau's director, Christopher Wray, and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein in an Oval Office meeting. In...
  • Rep. Swalwell: Ban assault weapons, buy them back

    05/21/2018 8:47:31 PM PDT · by Bob434 · 67 replies
    Tucker Carlson Tonight ^ | May 21 2018 | Tucker Carlson Video
    May. 21, 2018 - 6:12 - Calif. congressman argues his gun control plan could prevent mass shootings and make our schools safer.
  • Keith Ellison: Republicans Doing Bible Studies In Jails Are Making It Harder For Dems To Win (Video)

    05/21/2018 4:59:52 PM PDT · by blueyon · 52 replies
    DailyCaller ^ | May 21, 2018 | Justin Caruso
    Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison said at a Democratic event Monday that Republicans doing “Bible studies” in prisons is hurting Democrats’ chances at winning voters. “You know, back when I was in Minnesota State Legislature, I got the impression that maybe Democrats could possibly have an advantage with folks in this area who might vote for us,” Ellison said. “Not true. We will have to fight for their vote like we do with every other vote because I learned that a lot of Republicans will go to jails and do Bible studies and other things.”
  • FBI Investigating Abortionist Who Delivers Babies Alive and Snips Their Necks

    05/21/2018 4:53:11 PM PDT · by blueyon · 29 replies
    LifeNews.com ^ | 5/21/18 | Cheryl Sullenger
    The U.S. Department of Justice has informed Operation Rescue in a letter dated May 11, 2018, that abortionist Douglas Karpen has finally been forwarded to the FBI Houston Field Office for “any action deemed necessary” related to crimes that include the murder of living babies after failed abortions. The case actually began in 2012, when four women who worked at Karpen’s Houston area abortion facilities contacted Operation Rescue with information that he was violating the law. Cheryl Sullenger, Senior Vice President of Operation Rescue, received photos of large babies that one Karpen employee had taken at his abortion facility with...
  • With lack of incentives, few Americans are giving up their bump stocks

    05/21/2018 3:50:31 PM PDT · by Simon Green · 59 replies
    Christian Science Monitor ^ | 05/21/18 | Matt Vasilogambros
    Under New Jersey’s new bump-stock ban, which was approved in January, residents were supposed to destroy or turn in their bump stocks by mid-April. So far, New Jersey State Police say, they have not received a single one. Months after a man used a bump stock to quickly mow down 58 people in Las Vegas, seven states now prohibit the sale and possession of the devices, which enable semiautomatic rifles to fire at the rate of fully automatic fire. Bans of bump stocks in Hawaii and Connecticut are currently awaiting governors’ signatures, and lawmakers in Delaware and Rhode Island are...
  • Why I'm So Proud Meghan Markle Made The Royal Wedding Unapologetically Black

    05/21/2018 2:49:37 PM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 109 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 5/21/18
    My father is Black, and my mother is Puerto Rican. As a biracial woman, I'm very familiar with questions like, "What are you?" "But what do you consider yourself?" and insinuations of "But is she really Black?" And as much as I wish I could say this type of thinking was unique to my childhood or some less-progressive era long ago, it's something I still deal with today. Yup, in 2018. For some people, regardless of their race (and sometimes even my own friends and family) it's apparently very difficult to understand the concept that a person can proudly embrace...
  • Sean Hannity Show,M-F,3PM-6PM,EDT,WOR AM,May 21-25,2018

    05/21/2018 2:35:32 PM PDT · by Biggirl
    Sean Hannity Show ^ | May 21, 2018 | Sean Hannity
    Good Afternoon And WELCOME!