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  • The Real Donald Trump You Won't Hear About from the Liberal Media

    02/22/2018 5:39:15 AM PST · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 22, 2018 | Wayne Allyn Root
    I want to tell you about my night at Mar-a-Lago this past weekend with President Trump. We all hear all kinds of stories about President Trump...and all kinds of opinions about him...but few have ever actually met him, let alone spent quality time with him. I have. Two takeaways up front. First, as Don King would say, "ONLY IN AMERICA."Second, this is the story of the real President Trump- up close and personal. He's nothing like the one portrayed by the hateful, liberal  "fake news" media. I was born a S.O.B. (son of a butcher). My dad David Root was a blue-collar...
  • Netanyahu vs. the Left’s Deep State-deep state is waging war on Trump and Netanyahu

    02/22/2018 5:31:48 AM PST · by SJackson · 5 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | February 22, 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. In a year and a few months, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will have spent more time at the helm of the Israeli government than any other man. The other man is David Ben-Gurion, the Socialist leader who repressed Zionist nationalist movements in Israel by fiat, by law and, as in the Altalena, by murder. That factoid may not matter much to most people, even most Israelis, but it matters a great deal to the remnants of...
  • Note To 'Experts': Obama Is Not a Top 10 President

    02/21/2018 9:44:30 PM PST · by Kaslin · 30 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 22, 2018 | Matt Margolis
    When "presidential politics experts" ranked all presidents, past and current, the headlines typically focused on Trump’s position at the bottom of the list. After one year—a year with a booming economy, increased business and consumer confidence, and significant gains on the foreign policy front—they have concluded that Trump is the worst president of all time. There’s no chance of any partisan bias there, right?Trump's record is certainly up for debate, but even famed liberal pollster Nate Silver wrote off the rankings as partisan garbage in a tweet. "It speaks poorly to the field of presidential scholarship that political scientists have Trump...
  • 7 Terrible Liberal Gun Control Arguments … And How To Beat Them

    02/21/2018 9:27:12 PM PST · by Kaslin · 45 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 22, 2018 | Kurt Schlichter
    I argue for a living. I often deal with hacks, liars, and agenda-driven fanatics. But never in a quarter century of being in court rooms have I faced such a blizzard of constitutional illiteracy, technical ignorance, flabby reasoning, and outright lies as I have dealing with people who think our Second Amendment rights are up for debate.Our rights are not up for debate. But, as a courtesy, because talking is the way a free people should endeavor to solve problems, we should debate them anyway. Rational discussion beats the alternative – many of us are vets who saw the alternative...
  • An Open Letter to the Montana Legislature

    02/21/2018 9:11:36 PM PST · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 22, 2018 | Mike Adams
    Dear Montana Representatives:On February 13th, I had the opportunity to speak in Dennison Theater at the University of Montana (UM). Events leading to the speech as well as events occurring during the speech made it clear that the Montana legislature must act to restore respect for freedom of speech on its publicly funded university campuses. I write today to ask that you pass specific free speech legislation we have already adopted in my home State of North Carolina.Prior to my speech, in a bizarre statement to the entire university community, UM president Seth Bodnar stated, “Ours is a university driven...
  • Tur Claims Gov. Scott ‘Refusing to Speak’ With Students; Was at a Funeral

    02/21/2018 7:34:34 PM PST · by Kaslin · 33 replies
    Newsbusters.org ^ | February 21, 2018 | Nicholas Fondacaro
    MSNBC’s Katy Tur has a glaring habit of letting her anti-Republican hatred run wild while confronting and slamming GOPers on issues she knows little about. The same was true when she hosted the 2:00 p.m. hour of MSNBC Live on Wednesday when the network’s cameras were in Florida Governor Rick Scott’s office documenting anti-gun protestors screaming at the receptionists while he wasn’t there. Tur declared Scott was “refusing to speak” with them, but was later educated by his office and forced to report he was attending a funeral for one of the students slain in the Parkland shooting. “This is...
  • Mueller Indictments Expose US Hypocrisy

    02/21/2018 7:06:10 PM PST · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 21, 2018 | Rachel Marsden,
    PARIS -- Nine months into his mandate to investigate possible Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, special counsel Robert Mueller has finally found some actual Russians to indict. Unfortunately, by pointing the finger at these Russians, he has exposed hypocrisy within the U.S. system. Last year, Mueller's investigation produced indictments against four former Trump campaign advisors who had dealings with Russians during their international business careers before joining the campaign. Most of what those indictments covered could have fallen under the purview of the Internal Revenue Service and seemed out of place in a multimillion-dollar investigation into alleged...
  • With Indictments of Russians, the Groundwork Is in Place to Criminally Charge Hillary

    02/21/2018 6:08:03 PM PST · by Libloather · 21 replies
    Western Journalism ^ | 2/20/18 | Erin Coates
    **SNIP** The first one is that they knew Christopher Steele, the author of the infamous Russia-Trump dossier, was a foreign citizen. According to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein’s press conference on the indictments, the Russians “used stolen or fictitious American identities, fraudulent bank accounts and false identification documents” to hide their activities. The next potentially criminating thing is that the Clinton campaign “knew, and paid, Steele to influence an election.”
  • ‘Teen Vogue’ Columnist Tells Billy Graham to ‘Have Fun in Hell, Bitch'

    02/21/2018 4:01:42 PM PST · by Kazan · 165 replies
    CNS News ^ | February 21, 2018 | By Craig Bannister
    “Teen Vogue” Columnist Lauren Duca responded to news of Rev. Billy Graham’s death by telling him to, “Have fun in hell, bitch.” Taking to Twitter after news broke that the world-renowned and beloved evangelist had died Wednesday at age 99, Duca mocked Graham’s longevity and hurled her insult: “The big news today is that Billy Graham was still alive this whole time. Anyway, have fun in hell, bitch.” After receiving backlash on Twitter for her hateful irreverence, Duca doubled-down on her comment, declaring that “Respecting the dead” only applies to people who weren’t evil pieces of sh*t while they were...
  • Obama's Campaign Promise to Russia

    02/21/2018 2:57:33 PM PST · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 21, 2018 | Terry Jeffrey
    It happened in the midst of America's 2012 election year. Then-Prime Minister Vladimir Putin was elected president of Russia for the third time that March. When he was inaugurated that May, he would replace his protege, then-Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, who, in turn, would succeed Putin as prime minister. President Barack Obama, up for re-election in the United States that same year, phoned Putin to congratulate him on his election victory. "President Obama called Russian President-elect and Prime Minister Putin to congratulate him on his recent victory in the Russian presidential election," said the White House "readout" of that call....
  • Ann Coulter: Amazing New Breakthrough to Reduce Mass Shootings

    02/21/2018 2:32:50 PM PST · by davikkm · 24 replies
    breitbart ^ | ANN COULTER
    As fun as it is to ridicule the FBI for devoting massive resources to chasing down Hillary Clinton’s oppo research while blowing off repeated, specific warnings about school shooter Nikolas Cruz, we’ve put a lot on the agency’s plate. We’re hauling in nearly 2 million manifestly unvetted Third World immigrants every year, leading to a slew of FBI “Watch Lists” with a million names apiece. In 2015, Director James Comey said that there were ISIS investigations in all 50 states — even Idaho and Alaska! And that’s just one terrorist organization. Maybe the FBI brass would still be a bunch...
  • Desperately Hating Clarence Thomas

    02/21/2018 1:51:03 PM PST · by Kaslin · 19 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 21, 2018 | Brent Bozell
    Of all the desperate and futile attempts at revisionist history, few are as careless as the attempt to destroy the reputation of one of the finest Supreme Court justices this country has ever produced. Now comes another volley. New York magazine has assembled "The Case for Impeaching Clarence Thomas." The author is longtime anti-Thomas journalist Jill Abramson. For more than 4,000 words, Abramson labors to relitigate Thomas accuser Anita Hill's dramatic loss in the court of public opinion. According to one poll at the time, 58 percent believed Thomas; only 24 percent believed Hill. Again the argument falls on its...
  • The Preacher Who Walked With Presidents

    02/21/2018 1:28:29 PM PST · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 21, 2018 | David Stokes
    Fifty years ago, in the wake of the hard-fought 1968 presidential election, the nation faced what many assumed would be a turbulent transition. But it did not turn out that way. Whatever happened later, the country moved from what had been one of the most divisive campaigns in our history, to a comparatively calm and remarkably orderly (considering the times) transfer of power. This was due, in large part, to the combined and concerted efforts of two savvy politicians and a preacher. His name is Billy Graham, and he was born just four days before the guns fell silent ending...
  • Will Automation Kill Our Jobs?

    02/21/2018 12:41:20 PM PST · by Kaslin · 23 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 20, 2018 | Walter E. Williams
    A recent article in The Guardian dons the foreboding title "Robots will destroy our jobs -- and we're not ready for it." The article claims, "For every job created by robotic automation, several more will be eliminated entirely. ... This disruption will have a devastating impact on our workforce." According to an article in MIT Technology Review, business researchers Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee believe that rapid technological change has been destroying jobs faster than it is creating them, contributing to the stagnation of median income and the growth of inequality in the United States. If technology is destroying jobs...
  • The trouble with tariffs

    02/21/2018 11:47:25 AM PST · by TBP · 37 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Monday, February 19, 2018 | Ed Feulner
    The stronger economy we’re enjoying now is no accident. Lower taxes, more jobs and fewer regulations are creating a much-needed boost. So why do we still have one foot on the brake? I’m referring to trade. Protectionist measures act as a drag on our progress. Indeed, they threaten to undo much of it. Consider the tariffs and quotas that the Trump administration recently slapped on imports of solar cells and modules, large residential washers, and washer parts. The price? As researcher Tori Whiting notes in a Daily Signal article, we get fewer jobs (roughly 23,000 American jobs this year, according...
  • Sexual harassment in opera

    02/21/2018 11:41:02 AM PST · by TBP · 6 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Tuesday, February 20, 2018 | Angela Rocco DeCarlo
    Opera has it all. Love. Murder. Rape. And most fascinating, in the case of Puccini’s “Tosca” a peek into the rapist’s thinking. In fact, he tells all. In church. Every day headlines tout another soldier in the vast army of rapacious men advancing sexually on some hapless woman. Normal, nice people, cannot help wonder: “What was he thinking?” Well, Giacomo Puccini’s 1900 masterpiece, “Tosca,” lavishly displays such devilish desires. “Tosca” is a passionate love story interfaced with political intrigue. In fact, the plot hinges on villain Baron Scarpia’s botched rape of Floria Tosca, the brave heroine of the story, madly...
  • Pay Your Dues!

    02/21/2018 8:32:56 AM PST · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 21, 2018 | John Stossel
    If your workplace is a union shop, are you forced to pay union dues? This week, the Supreme Court heard arguments about that. When I worked at CBS and ABC, I was ordered to join the American Federation of Radio and TV Artists. That union had won a vote that gave them the right to speak for all reporters. I said, "I'm no 'artist.' I'm a reporter! I won't join!" But my bosses said they couldn't pay me unless I did. In right-to-work states, unions can't force people to join. But only 28 states are right to work. Aging socialist...
  • It’s highway robbery: How this environmental group is stealing a road SC needs

    02/21/2018 8:12:46 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 12 replies
    The State ^ | February 15, 2018 | Tom Rice
    Columbia, SC Once again, a group of obstructionists who like to call themselves environmentalists is trying to steal opportunities away from South Carolina. The Coastal Conservation League and Southern Environmental Law Center filed a suit in federal court a week before Christmas to halt the construction of Interstate 73, highlighting their continued disregard for the public good. These groups say the environmental impact of I-73 is too high. This couldn’t be further from the truth. The federal government requires that any new highway be constructed along the least environmentally impactful route. Fifteen state and federal agencies have spent 16 years...
  • The Transgender Totalitarians Can Now Legally Take Your Kids

    02/21/2018 8:01:03 AM PST · by Kaslin · 21 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | Feruary 21, 2018 | Jane Robbins
    An Ohio court has removed a teenaged girl from the custody of her parents because they refused to consent to dangerous and experimental medical treatment. The teenager wants to undergo irreversible treatment (hormones and probably sex-reassignment surgery) that she hopes will alleviate the depression associated with her gender dysphoria based on 1) the scientific facts that such treatment will convert her into a lifelong medical patient and probably fail to alleviate her suicidal tendencies, 2) their religious belief that created reality is unalterable, and 3) their fundamental right to direct the upbringing of their minor child, the parents said no. But...
  • Do Not Let the Children Lead

    02/21/2018 7:14:29 AM PST · by servo1969 · 39 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | 2/21/2018 | Michelle Malkin
    Where are all the grown-ups in times of crisis and grief? Don't bother searching America's prestigious law schools. Two adult men, occupying lofty perches as law professors, argued this week that the voting age in the U.S. should be lowered to 16 because some high school survivors of the Parkland, Florida, shooting who want gun control "are proving how important it is to include young people's voices in political debate." That was the assertion of University of Kentucky law professor Joshua Douglas on CNN.com. He praised some student leaders at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School who've been making the rounds...