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  • Hillary Clinton is still making Democrats pay for 2016

    05/20/2018 4:06:40 PM PDT · by Libloather · 27 replies
    NY Post ^ | 5/18/18
    Hillary Clinton headlined her first post-2016 fundraiser for the Democratic National Committee this week, which should help the DNC pay its bills to . . . her. Clinton, you see, is insisting the Democratic Party pay her group, Onward Together, $1.65 million for access to the Hillary for America email list, voter data and software from the 2016 campaign. And that, The Intercept reports, is on top of the more than $700,000 the DNC has already paid to rent the list. Indeed, the Republican National Committee notes (meow!) that Clinton only did this first fundraiser after the DNC stopped its payments to...
  • ... art installation ... in Chicago ... with replica AR-15s 'for rent'

    05/20/2018 2:21:15 PM PDT · by gandalftb · 18 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 15 May 2018 | Staff
    Art exhibit has been dubbed the Chicago Gun Share Program. Each bike slot is filled with an AR-15 to show just how easy it is to get a gun in US. Exhibit was created by the Brady Campaign and Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 'We're hoping the Chicago community can take advantage of this...and learn how simple it is for a civilian to obtain a weapon of war.' Also included in the exhibit is a screen that allows people to donate to the Brady Center. At least 862 people have been shot in Chicago in 2018 and 173 people have...
  • 'White people can be exhausting': How black dignity perseveres in a world made for whiteness (vomit)

    05/20/2018 10:22:13 AM PDT · by Cubs Fan · 116 replies
    White people can be exhausting. Its work to be the only person of color in an organization, bearing the weight of all your white co-workers questions about Blackness. Its work to always be hypervisible because of your skin easily identified as being present or absent but for your needs to be completely invisible to those around you. Its work to do the emotional labor of pointing out problematic racist thinking, policies, action and statements while desperately trying to avoid bitterness and cynicism. Quite frankly, the work isnt just tedious. It can be dangerous for Black women to attempt...
  • Editorial: Dishonest Dems, media ignore Trumps triumphs

    05/20/2018 10:12:11 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    The Boston Herald ^ | May 20, 2018 | Staff
    Anyone expecting President Trump supporters to soften up on their allegiance to the president heading into the November midterm elections is sadly mistaken. This past week, Democrats, the FBI and the liberal elite media gave Team Trump strong reasons to remain solidly behind the Republican commander in chief and his drain the swamp cause. One can also argue that women voters and independents are getting tired of the incessant Trump bashing especially when the president and his supposedly short-staffed administration (excluding the traitorous leakers) are piling up significant victories in domestic and foreign affairs, i.e., tax reform, employment gains,...
  • Has China succumbed to the art of the deal?

    05/20/2018 10:01:19 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | May 20, 2018 | JAZZ SHAW
    >How real is the deal? We may not know for a couple of weeks yet (if not longer) but recent talks between China and the United States have resulted in an initial announcement that Beijing will prioritize closing the trade gap with the U.S. by purchasing significantly greater amounts of goods. Included in the few details offered thus far is a plan to increase both agricultural and energy exports from America. While China’s Foreign Ministry disputed some of the target amounts, the rest of the announcement looks as if it may soon become a reality. (CNN) Both parties said in...
  • President Poker-Player: Obama's Tell

    05/20/2018 9:48:40 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    American Thinker ^ | May 20, 2018 | Gene Schwimmer
    Poker is a game of odds. There are high-probability hands and low-probability hands. As one would expect, lower-probability hands, such as a full house, trump – are stronger than – higher-probability hands. The player with the stronger hand wins over the player holding the weaker hand. Or not? In poker, or any number of other games where human beings play not just against the odds, but against each other, and no player knowing what cards the other players hold, a weak hand can, in fact, beat a higher hand if the player with the weaker hand is able to trick...
  • Blood spilled from another US high school ... and video games are already being blamed

    05/20/2018 7:33:14 AM PDT · by Salman · 36 replies
    The Register ^ | 18 May 2018 | Iain Thomson
    Once again, a mass murderer has opened fire at a school in America this one is Santa Fe High School in Texas and video games are already being blamed. Rather than, oh, say, gun control, or the lack thereof. Details are still coming in. The attack happened just a few hours ago. At this stage, it appears nine students and one teacher are dead, ten more wounded, explosives were potentially found at the school, and a suspect has been taken into custody. In his segment on Fox News covering the shooting, anchor Jon Scott was chatting to a...
  • Obama spied on Trumps campaign. Wheres the outrage?

    05/20/2018 6:51:30 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 132 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Friday, May 18, 2018 | Larry O'Connor
    ANALYSIS/OPINION:Its been nearly 24 hours since it has been revealed to the world that President Barack Obamas Justice Department conducted a counterintelligence investigation on the Trump campaign. The investigation began 100 days before the presidential election and was executed with all the traditional tools of spy trade-craft including informants (spies) and electronic surveillance (wire tapping.)These stunning revelations were memorialized in the bible of the Mainstream Media: It was written in the Gospel According to the New York Times.After two years of every sentence of Trumps rhetoric being shot through the lens of Hitler or 1930s style fascist or Banana Republic...
  • Port in the Storm...of War

    05/20/2018 6:18:41 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 2 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 13, 2018 | Paul Jacob
    The great pretenders in the major media claim objectivity in their performance of, ahem, journalism. But the partisanship is obvious, showing itself in how they choose the stories they cover and how they slant the coverage all while accusing their competition of that sort of partisanship, and worse.They see the specks of dust in their opponents eyes, but not the lumber in their own.Unfortunately, this is not limited to Washington, New York, and other cosmopolitan outlets. Their nasty factional warfare can even be witnessedon Main Streetin Middle America.Which brings me to Rob Port, a radio talk show host and...
  • Its Still a Small World in 2018

    05/20/2018 5:54:59 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 20, 2018 | Bruce Bialosky
    Traveling after tax season is a regular experience. While it may be regular, it is nonetheless still a special experience. Todays travel is so easy compared to even 20 years ago. Except for the security issues, you can be halfway around the world, in a completely different culture, faster than you can blink. There is a lot to observe about life while traveling. How small the world has gotten. There are people all over the world walking around aimlessly staring at their cell phones. They are misnamed smartphones because they certainly do make people stupid. Watching people walk across streets...
  • The Deep State Is Real, And Much Bigger Than You Know

    05/20/2018 5:43:53 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 48 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 20, 2018 | Derek Hunter
    I used to be a doubter who would cringe, just a little, at any mention of the deep state. I admit it, it all seemed a little far-fetched to me that there was this cabal of careerists conspiring from within the government to harm President Donald Trump when I first heard it. I never doubted there were individuals doing it, but a wide net of conspirators seemed like something out of a bad movie more than anything that could actually happen in the United States. I was wrong, very wrong, the deep state is real. But there is much more...
  • Sabato's Crystal Ball: The Democrats Drive for 25 in the House

    05/19/2018 6:52:13 PM PDT · by iowamark · 41 replies
    U Va Center for Politics ^ | May 17 2018 | Kyle Kondik
    KEY POINTS FROM THIS ARTICLE This piece revisits a proposed path to a Democratic House majority we sketched out in early February. Overall, the Democrats odds in the districts mentioned have largely but not universally gotten a little better. The California primary on June 5 looms as the most important date in the battle for the House between now and the November election. The Democrats odds of retaking the House majority remain about 50-50. One ratings change this week: Rep. Don Bacon (R, NE-2) moves from Toss-up to Leans Republican following liberal nonprofit executive Kara Eastmans (D) upset of...
  • We must fight white supremacy to prevent tragedies like Santa Fe school shooting (lying garbage)

    05/19/2018 8:36:42 AM PDT · by Cubs Fan · 51 replies
    White supremacy is at the heart of most mass shootings in the United States. (no its not) News emerged Friday afternoon that the suspect in custody for killing at least 10 people at Santa Fe High School near Houston, Texas, is 17-year-old Dimitrios Pagourtzis, who had previously posted photos of Nazi regalia on his social media accounts, according to local TV station KHOU11. (he also had a hammer and sickle--antifa communist regalia, but why be honest and point that out?) This tragedy is only the latest mass shooting in the United States the majority of which are connected to...
  • Trumps New Abortion Regulation Continues Jack Kemps Pro-Life Legacy

    05/19/2018 8:00:18 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 19, 2019 | Frank Cannon
    On Friday, President Trumps Department of Health and Human Services announced it would be updating the Title X regulation framework to better enforce the letter of the law, which outlaws federal funding for abortion, and to ensure that federal family planning dollars do not go to facilities that perform abortion. This new framework is based largely on President Reagans similar Title X regulation in 1988, which was challenged in court but eventually upheld by the Supreme Court inRust v. Sullivan.However, up to now, the framework has never truly been enforced. President Clinton quickly ditched it as soon as he took...
  • Elon Musk Needs to Dial Down on His Galactic Ambitions

    05/19/2018 7:47:13 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 78 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 19, 2018 | Nicholas Waddy
    During his sunset years, the great American inventor and entrepreneur Thomas Edison invested a great deal of time and energy in a project that he felt sure would be not just profitable, but essential for U.S. national security. Along with Henry Ford and Harvey Firestone, in the 1920s and 30s he sponsored botanical research into finding an alternative source of rubber. His reasoning was simple: at the time, rubber came from Europe's colonies in Africa and Asia, and from countries in Latin America. It was therefore possible that, in a major war, the U.S. could be cut off from foreign...
  • Am I Tuning in at the Wrong Times, or Does CNN Really Have Trump Derangement Syndrome?

    05/19/2018 7:29:50 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 46 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 19, 2018 | Michael Brown
    Maybe its a matter of timing. Maybe Im not giving this a fair shake. But whenever I happen to tune in to CNN, theres a panel of talking heads discussing President Trump and the porn star. Or President Trump and the Mueller investigation. Or President Trump and whether hell be impeached. Or President Trump and Jerusalem. Or President Trump and Saudi Arabia. Or President Trump and Iran. Or President Trump and North Korea. Or President Trump and the American economy. Or President Trump and pro-life legislation. Or President Trump and national security or whatever the major topic is ...
  • Real Russian Collusion the Dems and MSM Ignore

    05/19/2018 7:22:01 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 19, 2018 | Paul Driessen
    Robert Muellers politicized investigation into allegations that President Trump or the Trump campaign or some Trump associate somehow colluded with Russians continues unproven but unabated. Many think partisan politics ensure it will not be concluded or terminated before the fall 2018 elections.Federal District Court Judge T. S. Ellis may have rebuked Mueller for attempting to wield unfettered power and actually being motivated primarily by a desire to hurt the President. But Mr. Mueller seems determined to find collusion somewhere except where it seems blatantly obvious: in former Secretary of State Hillary Clintons dealings with Putin oligarchs and the Clinton...
  • In Politicized Justice, Desperate Times Call for Disparate Measures

    05/19/2018 6:48:15 AM PDT · by Nicojones · 26 replies
    National review online ^ | May 19, 2018 | Andrew Mccarthy
    A totally stunning assessment of the weolonized DOJ and FBI abuses so far. Can the liberal media hide this forever or will the dam finally break and justice gets served?
  • Another Strange Endorsement

    05/19/2018 7:06:32 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 26 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 19, 2018 | Arthur Shaper
    A brief direct message on Twitter gave me the grave news I feared the most: President Trump endorsed John Cox, a Chicago-born businessman who carpet-bagged to California five years ago, for Governor of California.I am stunned, and it made me sick to my stomach. Full disclosure: I support Assemblyman Travis Allen for governor, the candidate who has been outspoken about his support for Trump and his agenda from the beginning.But the bigger issue comes to the following questions: Why would Trump support Cox instead of Allen?Who is giving advice to the President? Did he make this decision himself?How does...
  • Gotcha!--Deep State Foiled Trying To Sabotage Trumps Foreign Policy

    05/19/2018 6:53:34 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 19, 2018 | Humberto Fontova
    "We called the White House and they acted swiftly on the Friday event, which has since been postponed," said a staff member for Republican Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, who complained that the event would have openly undermined President Donald Trumps agenda on Cuba."The event in question has been postponed," a State Department official confirmed."This (event) was designed to embarrass the president and Pompeosomebody needs to be held to account," one source said. "The fact that State Department officials were advancing a program that is so slanted and completely at odds with the president's directive on Cuba, I am concerned what...