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  • NYC considers making walking and smoking illegal

    03/21/2018 7:08:25 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 29 replies
    WNYW, Fox 5 NY ^ | Mar 21 2018 11:53AM EDT
    If you don’t smoke and you find yourself walking behind someone who does, it can be unpleasant. Now a New York City Councilman wants to do something about it. “My bill is very simple: no smoking and walking on New York City sidewalks,” said Queens Councilman Peter Koo (Dist. 20). His bill would make it a misdemeanor to walk while smoking, likely punishable by a fine of $50. Smokers, already banned from lighting up in public parks among many other places in the city, weren’t thrilled at the idea. …
  • Job Openings Hit New Record [semi-satire]

    03/21/2018 9:54:09 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 3 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 18 Mar 2018 | John Semmens
    This week the US Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that job openings increased to a record 6.3 million. The number of openings now equals the number of currently unemployed Americans. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif) assailed these statistics, saying "this is the economic disaster our Party tried to avert, but the GOP rammed through their tax cut, which as we now see, has created a serious labor shortage. Millions of unemployed Americans will now be pressured into taking jobs they'd rather not do." Pelosi also contended that "these statistics validate the foolishness of the Administration's determination to throttle immigration....

    03/21/2018 9:30:43 AM PDT · by b4its2late · 19 replies
    Front Page Magazine ^ | 3/21/2018 | Kenneth R. Timmerman
    The Left's romance with the Islamic Republic ensues. The Senate debated on Tuesday a resolution introduced by Vermont Socialist Bernie Sanders that would require the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Yemen. The surprising support the resolution won from 44 U.S. Senators handed a big win to Iran, which is engaged in a hot war with Saudi Arabia on the Arabian Peninsula. And it was a huge slap in the face to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, who was meeting with President Trump in the White House as the Senate debated the motion on the floor. It also showed the...
  • Democrats should stop pretending they want abortions to be rare (Pay attention to their actions)

    03/21/2018 7:11:52 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 03/21/2018 | Jack Hellner
    Pay attention to their actions, not what they say. A judge has blocked Mississippi's new law banning abortions after 15 weeks, and supporters of abortion say it is obviously unconstitutional. But of course, cities and states can blatantly ignore federal immigration law if they want, according to progressives, for whom abortion is a sacred right. The law bans abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy, down from a 20-week restriction already on Mississippi's books. The measure took effect immediately.  It featured some exceptions, including if a woman's life or a "major bodily function" is threatened or if the fetus has a health problem...
  • Dems accuse the DOJ IG & the FBI OPR of collusion- with Trump

    03/17/2018 12:56:28 PM PDT · by Starman417 · 49 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 03-17-18 | DrJohn
    You knew this was going to happen. democrat butts are just oozing hurt. And as I predicted, they are all firing off salvos at Donald Trump. Witness: The message of March 16, 2018, is that President Trump demands retribution in its most merciless form for official mistake or misconduct. Noted. — David Frum (@davidfrum) March 17, 2018 This nitwit actually threatens the President. Gloat now, but you will be fired soon. And it’s not going to be done cowardly, as you’ve done to so many who’ve served you. There’s a storm gathering, Mr. President, and it’s going to wipe out you and...
  • Flashback: Obama Campaign Bragged About Ingesting Facebook Data

    03/20/2018 3:05:17 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    Rush ^ | March 20, 2018 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: I want you to hear a couple sound bites from 2015. There was an event called the Personal Democracy Forum, and a woman named Carol Davidsen spoke. She was a high-ranking Obama campaign official in 2012. She was at Rentrak [Corporation], the Vice President of Political Technology. I want you to just listen to this. She is describing what we talked about yesterday. When Obama and the Democrats were basically Hoovering every bit of data Facebook had, they were praised! The New York Times… We had a great caller reminded me of this yesterday. In June of 2013, the...
  • Employee of liberal activist group charged with assaulting Zinke staffer

    03/20/2018 5:47:25 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 23 replies
    The Hill ^ | 03/20/18 | Julia Manchester
    An operative for American Bridge 21st Century (Founder DAVID BROCK), a pro-Democrat political action committee, has been charged with assaulting a staffer working for Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, according to the Associated Press. Wilfred Stark was charged with simple assault after he allegedly approached Zinke, yelling at him, outside of a hearing. Stark then “used his full body to push” Zinke's spokeswoman, Heather Swift, as she moved to leave the room, according to the police report cited by the AP. “He is a big guy. He came up behind me fast, aggressive and very physical,” Swift said in a statement...
  • Obama Campaign Staffer Facebook Allowed Them To Harvest Masses Of Data (Facebook "On Our Side")

    03/20/2018 7:16:59 AM PDT · by blam · 17 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 3-201-2018 | Allum Bokhari
    Facebook representatives told Barack Obama’s 2012 campaign that they had been allowed to use the platform in ways that would have otherwise been prohibited, because Facebook was “on our side,” according to explosive claims from Obama’s former director for media analytics, Carol Davidsen. In a series of tweets, Davidsen that Facebook was “surprised” that the Obama campaign was able to “suck out the entire social graph” (the “social graph” is an individual’s network of friends on Facebook), but did nothing to stop them once they found out. Davidsen also linked to a talk from 2015 in which she explained how...
  • Scandal-hit Weinstein Co. files for bankruptcy protection

    03/19/2018 11:35:42 PM PDT · by Enchante · 17 replies
    AP ^ | March 20, 2017 | Alexandra Olson
    NEW YORK (AP) — The Weinstein Co. filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday with a buyout offer in hand from a private equity firm, the latest twist in its efforts to survive the sexual misconduct scandal that brought down co-founder Harvey Weinstein, shook Hollywood and triggered a movement that spread out to convulse other industries. The company also announced it was releasing any victims of or witnesses to Weinstein’s alleged misconduct from non-disclosure agreements preventing them from speaking out.
  • Democrats reject immigration deal as budget deadline nears

    03/19/2018 7:39:05 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 23 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Mar 19, 2018 5:53 PM EDT | Andrew Taylor
    Capitol Hill Democrats have rejected a White House bid to extend protections for so-called Dreamer immigrants in exchange for $25 billion in funding for President Donald Trump’s long-sought border wall as Washington talks on a $1.3 trillion catchall spending bill hit a critical stage on Monday. Disputes remain over immigration enforcement and a smaller infusion of wall funding, as well as a major rail project that pits Trump against his most powerful Democratic adversary, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y. Monday’s developments were described by congressional aides in both parties who spoke on condition of anonymity because the talks remain...
  • Trump just hired a deep-state conspiracy theorist as his lawyer. Here’s what Joe diGenova has said.

    03/19/2018 5:26:13 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 81 replies
    The Washington Compost ^ | March 19 at 2:55 PM | Aaron Blake
    President Trump has stepped up his attacks on special counsel Robert S. Mueller III's investigation in recent days, and his lawyer even suggested that the inquiry should be shut down. And just in case the direction in which this whole thing is headed wasn't clear, Trump has now hired a lawyer who argues the president is being framed. Trump's legal team on Monday announced the hiring of Joseph E. diGenova, a former U.S. attorney who served as an independent counsel and a special counsel in the 1990s and was later hired by the New York Senate to investigate Gov. Eliot...
  • Nancy Pelosi Wants to Lead. House Democratic Candidates Aren’t So Sure. (Rat spat alert)

    03/19/2018 4:02:34 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 16 replies
    NY Times ^ | March 18, 2018 | Jonathan Martin and Alexander Burns
    A few hours after Conor Lamb, the Pennsylvania Democrat, claimed victory in a House race with a vow to oppose his party’s leader, Nancy Pelosi, the once-and-perhaps-future speaker was explaining to a group of female congressional candidates why she did not retire after 2016. She intended to do so after Hillary Clinton won, Ms. Pelosi recalled Wednesday at a Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee reception here. But she stayed to ensure Washington had at least one woman in power. To some lawmakers in the room who described her remarks, the message was clear: Ms. Pelosi is not going anywhere - a...
  • Nolte: 9 Democrat Lawmakers with Ties to Anti-Semite Louis Farrakhan

    03/19/2018 1:26:13 PM PDT · by detective · 14 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 19 Mar 2018 | John Nolte
    Washington, DC, lawmaker Trayon White (D-Ward 8) is publicly blaming the Jews for creating the kind of weather conditions that will allow them to “own the cities”; thus, we can again see that anti-Semitism is a serious problem within the Democrat Party — that this hatred is tolerated, most especially, by a national media that do everything in their power to protect their allies on the political left. Therefore, this seems like a good time to look at all the elected Democrats associated with Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, a rabid and open anti-Semite.
  • Democrat suggests 'Second Amendment' remedy vs. Trump

    03/19/2018 8:15:37 AM PDT · by Magnatron · 61 replies
    Fox News ^ | 19 March 2018 | Alex Pappas
    A New York Democratic congressman is being accused of promoting violence against President Trump after suggesting during a town hall that citizens may have to take up arms against the president if he doesn’t follow the law. “I mean, this is where the Second Amendment comes in quite frankly, because you know, what if the president was to ignore the courts? What would you do? What would we do?” Rep. Tom Suozzi, D-N.Y., said during a March 12 Q&A session with constituents in Huntington, on Long Island.
  • Rep. Keith Ellison, under fire for Farrakhan ties, claims he hasn't seen the controversial leader…

    03/18/2018 5:38:37 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 13 replies
    Fox News ^ | 03/18/2018 | Samuel Chamberlain
    Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., said Sunday that he had not met with or spoken to Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan since 2013 — despite the anti-Semitic minister’s claim that the congressman visited him in Farrakhan’s Washington D.C. suite more recently. Ellison, the deputy chair of the Democratic National Committee, wrote in a blog post on Medium that “I do not have and have never had a relationship with Mr. Farrakhan, but I have been in the same room as him.” According to Ellison, he and Farrakhan attended the same New York meeting with Iran President Hassan Rouhani “and nearly...
  • Democrats hold double-digit lead for 2018 midterm elections

    03/18/2018 2:12:21 PM PDT · by Innovative · 169 replies
    NBC News ^ | March 18, 2018 | Mark Murray
    Democrats enjoy a 10-point advantage over Republicans in congressional preference for the 2018 midterm elections, even as President Donald Trump's job approval rating has ticked up, the latest national NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll finds.
  • No, local mayors shouldn’t be running the country

    03/17/2018 6:01:40 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 20 replies
    Hot ^ | March 17, 2018 | JAZZ SHAW
    Last week the National League of Cities hosted a conference in Washington, D.C. where a couple thousand mayors and other municipal leaders from around the nation met to address various challenges facing their home towns in 2018. You can debate the usefulness of such confabs all you like, but the concept of shared experiences and an opportunity to develop solutions among local leaders surely has some value. Getting a bit carried away with the concept, however, was Washington Post editorial page editor Fred Hiatt. So impressed was he with some of the ideas which came out of the meeting that...
  • House Intel Committee Closes Collusion Investigation [semi-satire]

    03/17/2018 1:33:53 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 1 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 18 Mar 2018 | John Semmens
    House Intelligence Committee Republicans' announcement that it is ending its investigation of possible collusion between Trump and Russia to rig the 2016 presidential election because "there is no evidence" enraged House Intel Committee leaker Adam Schiff (D-Calif). "There's plenty of evidence that the Republicans refuse to acknowledge," Schiff maintained. "So blatant was the conspiracy that during a televised debate Trump brazenly signaled the Russians to reveal the 30,000 emails that Secretary Clinton had erased from her computer. And lo and behold, these emails started showing up in Wikileaks publications." "On top of that, the Russians punked Sec. Clinton by selling...
  • Why Gun Culture Is So Strong in Rural America

    03/16/2018 2:16:31 PM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 111 replies
    New York Times ^ | March 16, 2018 | ROBERT LEONARD
    KNOXVILLE, Iowa — As Democrats have fled rural America — or rural America has fled Democrats — many of them, living in cities, are left without an understanding of rural culture and its core values. If it isn’t on abortion, our deepest cultural divide might be on guns. The guns issue also has a profound political dimension, reliably driving rural Americans into Republican arms. It’s been many years since I hunted squirrels and rabbits with my Grandpa Leonard. I grew up around guns and remember the pride I had when I completed my N.R.A.-sponsored gun safety training in Boy Scouts,...
  • Resolution denouncing white supremacists and neo-Nazis fails in Tennessee

    03/16/2018 1:55:19 PM PDT · by detective · 20 replies
    MSN News ^ | 3/16/2018 | Doug Criss
    It sounds like the kind of legislation that should easily breeze through a statehouse, even in these politically divided times: a resolution denouncing white nationalists and neo-Nazis. It didn't even make it out of committee. The resolution was written by Democratic state Rep. John Ray Clemmons. It doesn't name any particular group. It calls on law enforcement to go after white nationalists and Neo-Nazi groups with the same "fervor" as other forms of terrorism.