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  • YouTube apologizes for top trending conspiracy video that claimed Parkland survivor is an actor

    02/21/2018 6:41:25 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 62 replies
    Fox News.com ^ | 2/21/2018 | Chris Ciaccia
    After appearing as the No. 1 trending video for hours, YouTube finally removed a video that suggested one of the high school students who survived the Parkland, Fl. shooting last week was an actor. In a statement to Fox News, a YouTube spokesperson said: "This video should never have appeared in Trending. Because the video contained footage from an authoritative news source, our system misclassified it. As soon as we became aware of the video, we removed it from Trending and from YouTube for violating our policies. We are working to improve our systems moving forward.” The title of the...
  • Top Democrats seeking $300 million for FBI to fight foreign election interference

    02/21/2018 5:04:58 PM PST · by Libloather · 32 replies
    Daily Press ^ | 2/21/18 | Ed O'Keefe
    Top Democrats are calling on Congress to give the FBI $300 million to fight potential foreign interference in this year's midterm elections, a request that comes just days after the Justice Department indicted Russians for meddling in the 2016 presidential contest. The letter being sent Wednesday by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., and top Democrats on the House and Senate appropriations committees calls on Republicans to provide the funding as part of "a robust and urgent response" to the Russian government's attempts to interfere in American elections. "Congress must respond immediately to attacks...
  • Brit Hume Discusses Possible Push for Gun Control Legislation…

    02/21/2018 3:04:48 PM PST · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 76 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | February 19, 2018 | Sundance
    If Nikolas Cruz had been arrested for his prior criminal behavior he would not have passed a background check for a firearm purchase. The issue was/is not the background check; the issue was/is the lack of a prior arrest. Hence, the Broward County school and law enforcement policy is ultimately what failed. I don’t say this lightly, but the lawyers have the easiest case for ‘wrongful death’ lawsuits in the history of this type of litigation. The county policy constructed by public officials (School Board and Superintendent), and the county law enforcement policy that was specifically and intentionally designed to...
  • Democrats Don't Have a Messaging Problem on Tax Reform. They Have a Reality Problem.

    02/21/2018 10:54:06 AM PST · by jazusamo · 15 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 21, 2018 | Guy Benson
    This is about as clean a political win as you're going to see these days, so Republicans are absolutely right to be pressing their advantage. They've earned it. They withstood weeks of withering and punishing demagoguery from Democrats and much of the press -- which also happened to be highly inaccurate and laughably hyperbolic -- and ultimately stuck together to pass a controversial and unpopular bill. The legislation would hurt the middle class and bring about the apocalypse, Democrats argued. Republicans countered that their plan would actually benefit the vast majority of American taxpayers and help US businesses. The...
  • Code Red For America

    02/21/2018 5:36:18 AM PST · by goldstategop · 64 replies
    Pittsburg Post-Gazette ^ | 02/21/2018 | Tom Friedman
    Our democracy is in serious danger. President Donald Trump is either totally compromised by the Russians, is a towering fool, or both, but either way, he has shown himself unable or unwilling to defend America against a Russian campaign to divide and undermine our democracy.
  • Vanity - Homeless, Sleepless, Drugs, Illegals, reign unabated in San Francisco & Los Angeles!!!

    02/21/2018 5:42:11 AM PST · by JLAGRAYFOX · 27 replies
    The state of California, the once Bright and Shinning star of the future of the USA Republic is that no more...not even a shadow of its former self. Once the land of aerospace, hot rods (auto engineering & development), surfers, massive tourism, now dies slowly on the vine of failed progressive, Democrat Party failed leadership and neglect. Read my lips..."There is no such thing as a free lunch. The streets of San Francisco & Los Angeles are filled with budding "tent cities" of the homeless, the streets are filled with garbage dirt, human waste rotting is the open air, unabated...
  • Madigan's Leadership Becomes Democratic Primary Litmus Test Amid Harassment Complaints

    02/20/2018 8:02:52 PM PST · by PBRCat · 2 replies
    The Chicago Tribune ^ | February 20, 2018 | Rick Pearson
    Speaker Michael Madigan’s undisputed political power came under attack Tuesday amid new criticism over his handling of harassment complaints as the March Democratic primary increasingly turns into a referendum on his leadership. Madigan faced increasing calls for him to step down from the state Democratic chairman post he has held for two decades, as well as demands for an independent investigation of complaints that have led him to shed two top loyal political lieutenants in a week. The misconduct scandal comes as the long-serving speaker and his private interests as a property tax appeals lawyer already had been a focal...
  • Julian Assange trolls Hillary on Twitter

    02/19/2018 5:10:33 PM PST · by MNDude · 27 replies
    @HillaryClinton Happy birthday to this future president.
  • Grassley, Dems step up battle over judicial nominees

    02/19/2018 4:16:21 PM PST · by SMGFan · 27 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 19, 2018
    The battle between Senate Democrats and Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) over the “blue-slip rule” escalated this week, after another one of President Trump’s judicial nominees advanced without the approval of both of their home-state senators The blue-slip rule — which Democrats describe as a long-running Senate tradition Grassley has taken to ignore — has become a flashpoint for members on the Judiciary Committee. The committee has been tasked with considering the slew of nominees from the Trump administration, many of which have been controversial. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), the committee’s top Democrat, said that Grassley’s decision to...
  • Well, It's Happened: The Trump Tax Bill Is Becoming More Popular And Democrats Are Scrambling

    02/19/2018 1:00:31 PM PST · by jazusamo · 33 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 19, 2018 | Matt Vespa
    It’s happened. We saw this coming. In fact, unlike Obamacare, it was almost guaranteed to happen: the GOP bill is becoming more popular . It’s now split 44/44 percent supporting and opposing the legislation. That’s a 21-point jump from December when it was signed into law by President Donald J. Trump. The polling was dismal on the bill then, but Republicans held firm and passed it via reconciliation. Not a single Democrat voted for the bill; a bill that provides middle and working class tax relief. It was even asked back then: what will Democrats do when his tax...
  • The California Paradox: if Immigration Creates Wealth, Why is California Poor?

    02/19/2018 10:41:32 AM PST · by LibertyFound · 98 replies
    National Economics Editorial ^ | February 12, 2018 | Spencer P Morrison
    How Immigration Turned California into America’s Poverty Capital California is a land of untold opulence and splendor. Hollywood’s glitter dazzles the gawking masses, while the world’s most profitable companies, Google, Apple, and Facebook, funnel cash into the Golden State from every corner of the earth. It is the apotheosis of decadence. And yet California is also desperately poor. One-in-five Californians live in poverty, the State’s income inequality is worse than Mexico’s, and untold thousands live on the streets. It is dystopia. How can so much wealth and poverty coexist? This is the California Paradox. It was not always this way....
  • Milwaukee native said enough is enough and turned his semi-automatic rife to Broward Co. Sheriff.

    02/19/2018 7:19:21 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 143 replies
    WISN ^ | 2/19/2018 | Ben Hutchinson
    Something needs to change,' says Milwaukee native who turned in rifle to authorities A Milwaukee native said enough is enough and turned his semi-automatic rifle into the Broward County Sheriff's Office. Ben Dickmann grew up in Milwaukee, but moved to south Florida years ago. He shared a Facebook post of a sheriff's deputy taking possession of his AR-FiveSeven, which is similar to the AR-15 that was used in the high school shooting in Parkland, Florida. Dickmann said only law enforcement should have guns that powerful. "Something needs to change, and it needs to change now," Dickmann said. "People have been...
  • Like Father Like Son: Alexander Soros Donates $650K To Democratic Committees And Campaigns

    02/19/2018 6:06:33 AM PST · by blam · 31 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 2-19-2018 | Rick Moran
    When Democrats talk about evil "Republican billionaires" like Sheldon Adelson and the dreaded Koch Brothers, it's always in apocalyptic terms. They are trying to "buy" elections and hide their influence with "dark money" schemes. Somehow, Democrats never get around to mentioning their own billionaires and the massive amounts of money contributed to Democratic causes by the likes of Tom Steyer, Mark Cuban, and J.B. Pritzker, who is running for governor of Illinois. And, of course, George Soros. Soros's reach is international. He has a huge network of international do-gooder organizations that promote his pet causes. And he is a reliable,...
  • Dem Senator Warns Mueller Against Issuing Russia Report Near Midterms

    02/18/2018 8:15:13 PM PST · by Helicondelta · 105 replies
    thehill.com ^ | February 19th, 2018
    Sen. Bob Casey Jr. (D-Pa.) on Sunday warned special counsel Robert Mueller against issuing a report on his findings in the ongoing investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election near the upcoming 2018 midterm elections. "I don't think we'll know anywhere near the full story until [Mueller] issues his report," Casey said. "But once you get into the summer, and you get close to the election, I think it's a mistake for him to release it late. I think you should wait until after [the election]" Casey said.
  • Jill Stein Downplays Russian Meddling: Media and DNC Interfered in 2016 Election Too

    02/18/2018 2:12:13 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 20 replies
    Mediaite ^ | February 18, 2018 | Josh Feldman
    Days after the Russian indictments were handed down, Jill Stein appeared on MSNBC today to downplay Russian interference by pointing to American interference in the election. She told Alex Witt the idea there was this big Russian attempt to back her campaign to hurt Hillary Clinton is absurd, saying, “This doesn’t pass the laugh test.” She continued on to say there was “other kinds of interference,” like all the airtime the media gave Trump in 2016: “Yes, there was Russian interference, but remember, there was very compelling interference going on by way of media, by way of the DNC––did the...
  • Dems & Pubs Battle Over Food Stamps [semi-satire]

    02/18/2018 10:55:51 AM PST · by John Semmens · 5 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 18 Feb 2018 | John Semmens
    In a proposal dubbed “America’s Harvest Box,” President Trump’s new budget calls for replacing half of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) vouchers with actual food for 80% of the program’s recipients. The “box” would contain allotments of shelf-stable milk, ready to eat cereals, pasta, peanut butter, beans and canned fruit and vegetables. Democrats were quick to attack the plan. Michigan Sen Debbie Stabenow, the ranking Democrat on the agriculture committee, labeled it “not a serious proposal.” Rep Jim McGovern (D-Mass) called it “a cruel joke. It unfairly limits the choices of those dependent on the government for their living....
  • Oprah Says She Won't Run for President [semi-satire]

    02/17/2018 9:32:20 AM PST · by John Semmens · 6 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 18 Feb 2018 | John Semmens
    Daytime TV personality Oprah Winfrey's assertion that she will not run for president in 2020 "because if God actually wanted me to run, wouldn't God kinda tell me? And I haven't heard that. I had a lot of wealthy men calling, telling me that they would run my campaign and raise $1 billion for me, but it's just not in my spirit." Joy Behar, a panelist on ABC's The View talk show, called Oprah's remarks "insane. It's the kind of thing we'd expect to come out of Vice-President Pence's mouth. What can she be thinking putting the imaginary words of...
  • Liberal Alan Dershowitz: The Hard Left is a Bigger Threat to America

    02/16/2018 2:52:56 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 23 replies
    Louder with Crowder ^ | 2/15/2018 | JOHN PORTER
    It’s always amusing to see which traditional liberals have been pushed too far by leftists. Not that this is the first time Alan Dershowitz has strayed (see Alan Dershowitz Throws Down on Idiots Who Blame Terrorism on Poverty… and WATCH: Alan Dershowitz Face-Stomps Obama Over Anti-Israel Resolution). It is, however, the most blunt he’s been about it. I’m not worried about a few dozen people with swastikas who want to replace the Jews, because they’re our past. They have no resonance on university campuses today. But the hard, hard left? Anti-Semitism, anti-Christianity, intolerance for speech. It’s the future. These are...
  • Vanity - Democrats call for more Gun Control..."HOGWASH"

    02/16/2018 8:42:57 AM PST · by JLAGRAYFOX · 26 replies
    Two words define the school shootings in a New York Minute....Mental Illness & USA, Culture. Examples, Kathy Griffin, in full, unabated, glee, holding the dripping blood head of beheaded, POTUS, Donald J. Trump, Robert DeNiro in trimuph & glory shouting out loud, I'll punch POTUS, Donald J. Trump in his mouth, Joy Behar mocking God, openly and defining our VP, Mike Pence as a religious nutcase. The FBI having scores of criminal, FBI Executives trying to destroy our POTUS, doing the bidding of "Hate America" "criminals", Obama, Clinton, Schumer, Pelosi, Debbie Wasserman "Broward County" Schultz, while they (the FBI) cannot...
  • Dem Rep Predicts Pelosi Will Not Be Party Leader in 2019

    02/15/2018 4:14:17 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 21 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | 2/15/2018 | Conor Beck
    Democratic opposition to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) has been increasing both in public and behind the scenes in recent months, and now even some of the minority leader's supporters predict she will soon step aside. Democratic Rep. Bill Pascrell (N.J.) told the Atlantic he expects Pelosi to step down from leadership next year, no matter who wins the House. "She would love nothing more than to win, and then she’ll get out," Pascrell said. A number of Democratic lawmakers and insiders spoke to the Atlantic both on and off the record about the desire among some Democrats...