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  • Former staffer sues Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee for wrongful firing after rape claim

    01/16/2019 5:11:08 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 17 replies
    Washington Times ^ | January 16, 2019 | By Stephen Dinan
    A former congressional staffer filed a lawsuit last week saying she was raped by an employee at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, and when she said she was taking legal action against the foundation she was fired by Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee. The employee, who is suing as a Jane Doe plaintiff, is seeking at least $75,000 in damages for derailing her career and for emotional duress. She says she was raped in 2015 by the coordinator of her intern program at the foundation, and says there was DNA and text messages and phone calls that proved the encounter happened....
  • Hawaii Democrat Ed Case claims he's 'an Asian trapped in a white body'

    01/16/2019 1:52:27 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 46 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Wednesday, January 16, 2019 | By Jessica Chasmar
    Rep. Ed Case apologized Wednesday after he claimed at an event for Asian American and Pacific Islander voters that he’s an “Asian trapped in a white body.” Mr. Case, a Hawaii Democrat, sparked a social media backlash over the reported comment he made Tuesday at a Washington event billed as a “celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander members of the 116th Congress.” According to National Journal fellow Nicholas Wu, Mr. Case, who represents a majority Asian district in Honolulu, declared at the event, “I’m an Asian trapped in a white body.”
  • Chelsea Clinton takes on troll taunting her about her parents and Pizzagate

    01/16/2019 4:27:43 AM PST · by simpson96 · 42 replies
    Yahoo Lifestyle ^ | 1/16/2019 | Erin Donnelly
    Chelsea Clinton has established a reputation for defending others — including Barron Trump — from cyberbullies. Now she’s sticking up for her own family. The former first daughter took the time to respond to a Twitter commenter trolling her over the debunked Pizzagate conspiracy theory, which plagued her mother’s 2016 presidential campaign. (To recap: Hillary Clinton’s campaign manager, John Podesta, had his emails hacked, prompting speculation that they contained coded messages about an alleged child sex ring at a Washington, D.C., pizzeria, Comet Ping Pong. Despite being discredited, the rumors resulted in death threats, an incident with an armed man...
  • Some Federal agency workers given unemployment forms prior to shutdown

    01/12/2019 5:50:51 PM PST · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 16 replies
    Federal government employee | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    One agency that I know of gave workers unemployment forms prior to the shutdown. Also, the employee said on a past shutdown, they got unemployment pay AND got back pay without having to pay back the unemployment pay. Where is the media to investigate this? More than likely several Federal agencies are doing this. Probably no one is going with zero pay. The Democrats and the media are fabricating lies.
  • Iowa soybean farmer on shutdown: "It's not worth putting up the wall to put us in this situation"

    01/11/2019 1:24:57 PM PST · by greymattr · 88 replies
    Polk City, Iowa – Aaron Lehman is not a federal employee. He's an Iowa farmer. But the government shutdown has put him in a real bind. Lehman has watched the price of his soybeans drop 20 percent since last summer when the Trump administration got into a fight over trade with China, reports CBS News correspondent Dean Reynolds. "So the price drop off on soybeans together with the government shutdown is like a double whammy," Reynolds said. "It really is. It got us coming and going," Lehman said, adding it "absolutely" adds another layer of uncertainty. "We rely on our...
  • Congressman says he’s shutting terrorism subcommittee to focus on Trump

    01/11/2019 12:56:01 PM PST · by conservative98 · 39 replies
    NY Post ^ | January 11, 2019 | 12:52pm | Nolan Hicks
    The Democratic lawmaker — who has represented parts of the Bronx and Westchester County for three decades — added that there “wasn’t a great clamor” from lawmakers to keep the terrorism panel, which was formed after the Sept. 11th attacks. Instead, he said, his committee will focus on what Trump promised Russian President Vladimir Putin during their private meeting last year — and the president’s business ties to Russia and Middle East countries.
  • Ready for Hillary 2020: Philippe Reines Says She May Run Again (You go girl alert)

    01/11/2019 1:36:53 AM PST · by Zakeet · 34 replies
    Breitbart ^ | January10, 2019 | Robert Kraychik
    Philippe Reines, former State Department spokesperson and campaign adviser for Hillary Clinton, expressed hope that the former secretary of state would make another run for the presidency in a Thursday interview with Bloomberg News. Bloomberg News’s Kevin Cirilli speculated that Clinton should run given the current Democrat field of potential presidential hopefuls. Transcript below.
  • Ocasio-Cortez Suggests Illegal Immigrants ‘More American’ Than Trump Supporters

    01/09/2019 5:46:13 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 49 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1-9-2019 | Joshua Caplan
    Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) responded to President Donald Trump’s Oval Office address Tuesday evening, claiming illegal immigrants “act more American” than proponents of strong border security. In an interview with MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow, Ocasio-Cortez accused President Trump of holding the paychecks of furloughed government workers “hostage” to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, a proposal the self-avowed Democrat-socialist described as a “campaign fantasy.” “In the actual address, there was falsehood after falsehood and we have to make sure that we get our facts straight. Everyday immigrants commit crimes at a far lower rate than native-born Americans,” Ocasio-Cortez said. “And...
  • Ed Buck, Political Activist, Faces Questions Over 2nd Dead Man in His Home in 2 Years

    01/08/2019 6:05:21 PM PST · by NRx · 49 replies
    NY Times ^ | 01-08-2019 | Matthew Haag
    For the second time in two years, Los Angeles detectives have found a man dead inside the apartment of Ed Buck, a political activist who rose to national prominence in the late 1980s for his effort to recall the governor of Arizona, the authorities said. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said it received a 911 call shortly after 1 a.m. on Monday from a person who claimed that a man inside a West Hollywood apartment had stopped breathing and could not be resuscitated. When emergency responders arrived at the residence, a second-floor unit on Laurel Avenue, they declared the...
  • Bale thanks Satan

    Ok, Mr. Bale is now a publicly acknowledged Satan worshiper. No reason he shouldn't meet his maker in 2019. So sad. When all of this catches up to him, his excuses will ring hollow in his own ears. So long C.Bale
  • Texas lawmaker freed from jail in time for session

    01/05/2019 9:21:59 AM PST · by bgill · 19 replies
    kxan ^ | Jan. 4, 2019 | Jodie Barr
    A Texas lawmaker was released from a Texas jail at 11:34 p.m.Thursday after serving only four months of a 12-month jail sentence. Rep. Ron Reynolds, a Missouri City Democrat, was convicted of five counts of barratry in 2015 and sentenced to one year in jail. Reynolds won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives in November to represent District 27. He was unopposed in that race, but still managed to gather 47,305 votes. Reynolds was booked into the county jail on Sept. 7 and was supposed to serve a year-long sentence... Since the convictions were misdemeanors, Reynolds did not have...
  • The Left Will Make 2019 a Dark Year

    01/04/2019 10:18:58 PM PST · by vannrox · 48 replies
    townhall ^ | 1jan19 | Dennis Prager
    I rarely make predictions -- whether of election results or anything else. My policy has always been to say what I believe should be done, not what will be done. I am making an exception with regard to America in 2019. 2019 will be a dark year in America. Thanks to the left's control of the House of Representatives and the news media, Americans will be kept in a fevered state throughout 2019 -- with innumerable hearings, exposes, criminal investigations and possible indictments of those around the president and the president himself. Truth will not be the point. Defamation will....
  • New Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib Goes off on Trump: ‘We’re Going to Impeach the Bleep!”

    01/04/2019 3:58:54 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 155 replies
    Mediaite ^ | Joe DePaolo
    <p>Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) — who was sworn in earlier Thursday — is coming out of the gate swinging at President Donald Trump.</p> <p>According to accounts from multiple reporters, the new Congresswoman made a sharply-worded pledge to a crowd at a reception held by the progressive group MoveOn near Capitol Hill on Thursday night.</p>
  • Happy New Year! Don’t Let Those Notions of Virtuous Behavior Intrude

    01/01/2019 5:24:33 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 4 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 1-1-19 | MOTUS
    Happy New Year to all of my most favorite deplorables!No, I didn’t make it till midnight, but then I barely remember the last New Year’s Eve I did. In addition to being tired around 10:30 or so I also had zero interest in watching any of the network buffoons assembled on various rooftops and concrete canyons of New York City waiting on the drop of a crystal ball. Nevertheless, 2018 was a pretty awesome year. Expect more of the same from 2019. Here is my primary prediction for the coming year: Dozens of dolts will announce they’re running as the...
  • Your Betters Always Know Better Than You Do

    12/31/2018 5:24:18 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 9 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 12-31-18 | MOTUS
    Year end news: the Democrats finally found an old white guy billionaire they can love. That’s right, Michael Bloomberg, the man who first ran and won New York’s mayoral race as a “Republican” and later as an Independent has decided he might want to run for President - as a Democrat! Why not run the table? Michael Bloomberg: demonstrating the need for his ‘Sugary Drinks Portion Cap Rule’ He’s still mad about the New York Court of Appeals throwing his statute out so he’s going to run for Head Nanny in order to right that egregious wrong. Of course he’ll have...
  • Democrat Schoen on 'The Five': Pelosi Should Tell Cortez to 'Be Silent for a While'

    12/27/2018 9:34:28 AM PST · by Libloather · 66 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12/27/18
    Former Clinton adviser Doug Schoen agreed with outgoing Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill's (Mo.) recent criticism of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, arguing the soon-to-be-freshman lawmaker should not be the new face of the party. **SNIP** Responding on "The Five," Schoen said that he'd prefer if the 29-year-old Bronx native would "just go away" because of her far-left positions, emphasizing Democrats need to win over moderate voters to defeat President Trump in 2020. "I hope Nancy Pelosi gets to her and says she'd do better for herself to be silent for a while, because she is not the face or the voice of the...
  • The “Nonessential” Federal Government

    12/25/2018 8:12:43 PM PST · by vannrox · 30 replies
    Dr. Hurd ^ | 22DEC18 | Dr, Hurd
    Here we go again with another partial government shutdown. The fact that “government shutdowns” are so regular, and annoying to some — but never a catastrophe — tells you something. The fact that the vast majority of the federal government is “nonessential” enough that the vast majority of Americans can get by just fine without it tells you something. Basically, it’s national security and defense — including border protection, by the way — that are considered essential. Gee, that’s interesting. That’s basically what the U.S. Constitution mandates for the federal government. Everything else was left to “the people” and the...
  • House Democrats Are Lining Up Behind What Could Be The Largest Expansion Of Government In Decades

    12/25/2018 5:46:45 PM PST · by vannrox · 118 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 25DEC18 | Michael Bastasch
    Democrats are lining up to support Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s “Green New Deal.” The proposal could be the largest expansion of government since the Great Society or New Deal. Ocasio-Cortez’s plan could cost tens of trillions of dollars. Democrats are increasingly lining up to support a “Green New Deal,” which, while vague on details, could end up being the largest expansion of government in decades. As it stands, the “Green New Deal” is more aspirational than actual policy. Indeed, it takes its name from the New Deal of the 1930s, and its main backer, incoming Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, compared...
  • Silence Before (the) Storm

    12/24/2018 4:59:12 PM PST · by vannrox · 79 replies
    SHTF School ^ | 25DEC18 | Editorial Staff
    They were family living in building that was populated with important people from the old politic system, like retired politicians, rich and important people. It was about about one month after SHTF started, family stayed inside, did not know what to do, their apartment building was one of the few that gangs did not visit yet. They heard screams and pistol shots, always bad signs, then loud curses, and sound of fighting. Anyway, there was no too much time to do anything smart, while gang get to their floor, they managed to hide girl in one of the closets, and...
  • On Gun Confiscation: "Here's How It Might Actually Go Down"

    12/23/2018 2:00:52 AM PST · by vannrox · 109 replies
    Organic prepper ^ | 22DEC18 | Selco via Daisy Luther's Organic prepper
    After reading a couple of articles about magazines/weapon news from New Jersey – actually, after reading a lot of comments from people on that news-  I have the urge to write this article. It is written from the survivalist point of view. There is, of course, the possible danger to get comments like “What the hell do you know Selco? You are not American, shut up!” Because I am going to be “poking” a few sacred cows here. So… Right now, this is not the rise of communism. “Stalin is coming.” I do not think this all news is about...