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  • Trump Is Not the Reason the GOP Sputtered in Ohio

    08/13/2018 10:16:58 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 14, 2018 | Salena Zito
    Last week, Republican Troy Balderson struggled to beat Democrat Danny O'Connor in a House special election in suburban Columbus -- an Ohio district the GOP has held for decades and President Trump won by 11 percentage points two years ago. (The race -- still too close to call with a margin of 1,564 votes -- won't be declared until Aug. 24, when all the absentee ballots have been counted.) In March, Republican Rick Saccone lost a special election to Democrat Conor Lamb in Pennsylvania, another district that voted solidly for Trump. Both Ohio and Pennsylvania represent the new coalition...
  • BREAKING: Inferno in Sweden as youth gangs make coordinated arson attacks at three locations

    08/13/2018 10:12:03 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 40 replies
    voiceofeurope.com ^ | 8/14/18 | LAURA CAT
    They used molotov cocktails to set fire to the cars. There are an estimated 15 cars as well as a number of tyres set alight. Reports of other arson attacks came from the Kronogĺrden in Trollhättan. Footage from Frölunda in Gothenburg shows a gang torching car after car. The police received several reports about car fires and young people who were seen running from the site.
  • Media Should Fear Muslims and Leftists, Not Trump - Greenfield

    08/13/2018 8:45:20 PM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 6 replies
    FrontPage ^ | August 10, 2018 | Greenfield
    Media Should Fear Muslims and Leftists, Not Trump The media ought to be thanking Trump for protecting it from its allies. August 10, 2018 Daniel Greenfield Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is an investigative journalist and writer focusing on the radical left and Islamic terrorism. Trump's criticism of the media “is contributing to a rise in threats against journalists and will lead to violence,” claims Artie Sulzberger, the latest scion of the New York Times dynasty. Artie, who got the chairman job because of his last name, earns $5 million a year. The only threat...
  • AN OPEN LETTER TO THE BLACK COMMUNITY

    08/13/2018 7:09:11 PM PDT · by huckfillary · 36 replies
    Artful Dilettante ^ | August 13, 2018 | Artful Dilettante
    The title is somewhat misleading. This essay is specifically written for young black Americans who believe or have absorbed the message that the ghetto and life on the margin are their destiny, that success is unattainable, and that dreams are only for white people. Before you are halfway through the essay, many of you will be condemning and ridiculing me as simplistic, unrealistic, idealistic, and naive. I agree. But you ignore my message at your own peril. It is very demanding. Anything worth having is very demanding. Your friends may ostracize you and ridicule you as "trying to be white."...
  • Italy Refuses Safe Harbor To Migrant Ship M/V Aquarius

    08/13/2018 7:05:26 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 30 replies
    gCaptain ^ | August 13, 2018 | Antonio Denti
    Italy on Monday denied safe harbor to 141 people rescued by the humanitarian ship M/V Aquarius off the coast of Libya last week, setting up another standoff with European Union allies over taking in migrants who try to cross the Mediterranean.
  • FReeper Canteen ~ National Navajo Code Talkers Day, August 14 ~ 14 August 2018

    08/13/2018 6:05:28 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 63 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    The FReeper Canteen Presents….. ~ August 14th … National Navajo Code Talkers Day! ~ On July 26, 2001, the original 29 Code Talkers were presented with the Congressional Gold Medal by President George W. Bush. This long awaited recognition occurred 56 years after World War II despite the fact that the Code saved thousands of lives. The Code had been de-classified in 1968. Canteen Mission Statement Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. The Navajo Code Talkers received no recognition until the declassification of...
  • Male salon owner punches black mother in the face after her child shoplifts a keychain

    08/13/2018 5:50:11 PM PDT · by TaxPayer2000 · 59 replies
    Yahoo! ^ | August 13, 2018 | Elise Solé
    The viral recording, which surfaced Monday, shows a man identified by police as Changseok Jun, owner of Jun’s Beauty Supply in Tulsa, Okla., punching the woman outside the store Sunday after her child pocketed a small item as the family was walking out the door.~~~“Mr. Jun followed the victim outside to confront her, and she threw the item back inside the store, then pushed him in his upper torso as she was leaving,” says Tuell. “Mr. Jun then punched the woman in the right side of her mouth with his closed fist.” Jun was charged with assault and battery, a...
  • Nets Devote 93 Minutes to Omarosa's Tell-All Despite Credibility Problems

    08/13/2018 4:03:34 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 24 replies
    Newsbusters.org ^ | August 13, 2018 | Kyle Drennen
    Beginning with Friday’s evening newscasts and going through Monday’s morning shows, the broadcast networks of NBC, ABC, and CBS provided an astonishing 93 minutes of air time to promoting former Trump White House aide Omarosa Manigault-Newman’s new tell-all book blasting the administration and accusing the President of being a “racist.” While hosts and correspondents repeatedly acknowledged the Apprentice star’s major credibility problems, that didn’t stop them from providing the avalanche of coverage. The total was compiled by looking at the evening and morning newscasts Friday night through Monday morning, as well as the Sunday political roundtable shows, NBC’s Meet the...
  • High School Jewish Student and Trump Supporter Labeled a Nazi Because He Attended Trump Rally

    08/13/2018 3:12:20 PM PDT · by detective · 18 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | August 13, 2018 | Jim Hoft
    Ed Urquiola is the parent of a student at Newton High School in Massachusetts. Ed, who is Jewish, is outraged that his son is being labeled a Nazi for supporting President Donald Trump. This is the modern day left in America — if you are right of Fidel Castro you’re a nazi. Ed Urquiolo: "My son is Jewish and he was branded a nazi. It was photoshopped onto his hat after he went to a Trump rally. It was all over the internet. There were other comments by other student body supporting this and encouraging this. We had meetings and...
  • Michael Moore: My New Film Will “Bring Trump Down” — and He’ll Be Our “Last President”

    08/13/2018 2:57:53 PM PDT · by detective · 48 replies
    The New American ^ | 11 August 2018 | Selwyn Duke
    Leftist filmmaker Michael Moore says that his new “documentary,” Fahrenheit 11/9, will help “bring Trump down.” Curiously, however, he also predicts that President Trump will “win the 2020 election” and be the “last president.” So is he implying that he and his fellow travelers, after destroying Trump, will also destroy the presidency itself? Far more likely is that Moore (shown) is contradicting himself because he’s speaking based on emotion, which changes with the wind. Nonetheless, Moore’s passionate useful-idiot advocacy of the anti-Trump “resistance” certainly does undermine our republic. Moore’s title, Fahrenheit 11/9 — referencing the day after the 2016 election...
  • Fans Outraged Gay Actress Ruby Rose Isn’t Gay Enough to Play Batwoman

    08/13/2018 2:29:22 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 75 replies
    Reason ^ | August 13th 2018 | Robby Soave
    Disney's forthcoming film The Jungle Cruise will include a prominent gay character, a first for the company. Sounds like a progressive milestone, right? Not according to the intersectional left: Jack Whitehall, the actor cast in the role, is straight—and, gasp, white—which is very problematic. The CW fared little better in casting Ruby Rose to portray Kate Kane in its upcoming Batwoman show. The character is a Jewish lesbian; Rose is gender fluid and part of the LGBT community, but not Jewish, which isn't good enough for those who think the actor must check off all the same boxes as the...
  • Where Do We Get Such Losers?

    08/13/2018 2:21:55 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 27 replies
    American Thinker.com ^ | August 13, 2018 | Colin Flaherty
    When delivered by Ronald Reagan, the question “Where do we get such men?” used to be the ultimate contemplation about the people who make this country great. Not anymore. Today, when we look at the delusion and deceit surrounding at least five Democrat members of the U.S. Senate, the question now becomes “Is this the best we have?” Let’s look at a few. When Cory Booker moved to Newark, New Jersey, he had it all: multiple degrees from Stanford, a Rhodes scholarship, a winning smile and a willingness to lie his keister off about a central feature of his earlier...
  • Gore: Trump not yet as damaging to environment as he feared

    08/13/2018 2:20:15 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 24 replies
    Gore: Trump not yet as damaging to environment as he feared By Associated Press Published: 16:38 EDT, 13 August 2018 | Updated: 16:59 EDT, 13 August 2018 REENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - Former Vice President Al Gore says the Trump administration has made some dangerous changes to environmental policy, though so far it's having less of an impact than he initially feared. In an interview Monday with The Associated Press in Greensboro, Gore cited the Paris Climate Accord as one example of the Trump administration failing to change environmental rules as quickly as it might want. While the United States withdrew...
  • Trump cannot even commemorate Charlottesville correctly (race-baiting thrash)

    08/13/2018 2:16:29 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 35 replies
    Washington Post ^ | August 12th 2018 | Jenifer Rubin
    On the one-year anniversary of the violence in Charlottesville and the killing of Heather Heyer, an anti-Nazi protester allegedly mowed down by a white nationalist, President Trump reminded us he is incapable of treating white nationalism as a singular evil — or of offending his white-grievance-obsessed base. Trump unleashed a furious backlash a year ago when he engaged in jaw-dropping moral equivalence, saying there were “very fine people, on both sides” (meaning both Nazi sympathizers and anti-Nazi protesters) and later claiming there was “blame on both sides.” Saturday, he gave the same wink to white grievance mongers, insisting on Twitter,...
  • Army Chaplain Faces Possible Court Martial over Religious Beliefs

    08/13/2018 1:41:12 PM PDT · by Maudeen · 45 replies
    Todd Starnes ^ | 8/6/2018 | Tod Starnes
    A decorated Army chaplain at Fort Bragg in North Carolina could face a possible court martial and even military prison after he explained to a soldier he could not conduct a marriage retreat that included same-sex couples because of his religious beliefs, his attorneys allege.
  • Netflix CFO David Wells to step down

    08/13/2018 12:39:31 PM PDT · by bitt · 49 replies
    www.cnbc.com ^ | 8/13/2018 | STEVE KOVACH
    Netflix's CFO David Wells will step down. Wells will stay on the job until he finds a successor, the company says. Wells has been CFO since 2010. Netflix CFO David Wells to step down Netflix CFO David Wells to step down 5 Hours Ago | 02:07 Netflix Chief Financial Officer David Wells is stepping down. Wells, who has been CFO since 2010, will stay on the job until he can help choose a successor, the company announced Monday. Netflix's stock was down slightly in early trading. Wells said he intends to focus on philanthropy. Here's the full announcement from Netflix:
  • Dems Still Waiting, Hoping for the 'Blue Wave'

    08/13/2018 12:20:57 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 37 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 08/13/2018 | Michael Walsh
    The deracinated Democrats, still unable to accept their loss in the 2016 presidential election, have pinned their hopes on the iron laws of "history" and its noble arc to tell themselves that, since the party in power usually (but not always!) loses congressional seats in an off-year national election, there's a mighty "Blue Wave" coming this fall that will sweep the GOP from power in the House and tee up articles of impeachment against president Trump, because waaaahhhhhh.Then again, maybe not: For all the talk of a blue wave sweeping Democrats back into the House majority this fall, their...
  • Liberal Billionaire Tom Steyer Donates Another $10 Million To Trump Impeachment Efforts

    08/13/2018 12:18:36 PM PDT · by detective · 38 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 08/13/2018 | Hanna Bogorowski
    Billionaire hedge fund manager Tom Steyer is hoping an additional donation of $10 million to two of his organizations, ones with goals to impeach President Donald Trump, will help flip the House in favor of the Democrats in November. Steyer made his announcement Monday in a livestream for participants of his Need to Impeach organization, which claims on its website to have nearly 6 million voters signed on as of press time. This $10 million donation will add to the $110 million he has already pledged ahead of November’s elections, Bloomberg reports.
  • PETER STRZOK FIRED FOR ANTI-TRUMP TEXTS

    08/13/2018 12:12:40 PM PDT · by upchuck · 50 replies
    DC ^ | Aug 13, 2018 | Saagar Enjeti | White House Correspondent
    FBI agent Peter Strzok has been fired from the FBI for anti-Trump text messages he sent his mistress and colleague Lisa Page during the 2016 presidential election. “Late Friday afternoon, the Deputy Director of the FBI overruled the FBI’s Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR) and departed from established precedent by firing 21-year FBI veteran Peter Strzok,” his lawyer Aitan Goelman said in a statement.” Strzok’s text messages to Page revealed significant bias against then candidate Donald Trump and even one in which he pledged “we’ll stop” him from becoming president. Strzok played a central role in the investigation of the...
  • NYC Mayor DeBlasio goons haul away reporter because he asked a question

    08/13/2018 12:08:22 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 08/13/2018 | Rick Moran
    Not two hours after New York Mayor Bill DeBlasio gave a ringing defense of freedom of the press, his goons hauled away a reporter for the New York Post who had dared ask him a question in public. On a national TV show Sunday morning, DeBlasio said  “I believe in a free, strong media with diverse views — I’ll defend it with all I’ve got.” Apparently, he doesn't have much to defend it with. Just two hours later, after de Blasio cut a ribbon to kick off the parade and was posing for photos near West 37th Street and Sixth...