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  • De Blasio: Trump Is Using MS-13 ‘to Paint Latinos as Dangerous’

    05/25/2018 10:47:44 AM PDT · by davikkm · 44 replies
    breitbart ^ | PAM KEY
    Thursday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) said President Donald Trump was using MS-13 “to paint Latinos as dangerous in our country.” De Blasio said, “Let’s talk about the speech in Long Island. That was painful. I went over the transcript again because I couldn’t believe it. It’s not about MS-13. It’s about an attempt to paint Latinos as dangerous in our country. Our police department rejects that. We became the safest big city in America because we worked with immigrant communities, they helped police make the city the safest big city in America....
  • Former state AG Kane loses appeal of criminal conviction

    05/25/2018 10:21:30 AM PDT · by Vigilanteman · 8 replies
    Tribune-Review (Suburban Pittsburgh) ^ | Friday, May 25, 2018, 11:48 a.m. | AP Wire
    <p>HARRISBURG, Pa. — A Pennsylvania appeals court is upholding the conviction of former attorney general Kathleen Kane for leaking secret grand jury information and lying about it.</p> <p>Superior Court, on Friday, rejected arguments made by Kane, a Democrat sentenced in 2016 to 10 to 23 months but out on bail.</p>
  • Thomas Wictor Twitter Thread on North Korea

    05/25/2018 10:24:09 AM PDT · by CreviceTool · 23 replies
    Twitter ^ | May 24, 2018 | Thomas Wictor
    So THIS is the plan. Here's the North Korean statement: The North Koreans are saying, "The US and North Korea can't even talk, due to the mutual historical baggage. So the only solution is reunification with the South." OH MY GOD. Kim Jong-un is saying that in order to improve relations, he's willing to dissolve his country! And with that one statement, China loses control of North Korea. Incredible. Trump and Bolton and Kim and Moon pulled off the mother of all deceptions. Next,Trump will agree to meet Kim. See, the Chinese were thinking small: nukes. Trump and Kim were...
  • Rape victim awarded $1 billion in historic jury verdict

    05/25/2018 9:43:26 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 75 replies
    nypost ^ | 05/25/2018 | Natalie O'Neill
    A Georgia rape victim was awarded $1 billion in what’s believed to be the largest jury verdict ever handed down in an American assault case, according to reports Friday. “It’s one of the biggest victories for women in the United States,” Chris Stewart, a lawyer for victim Hope Cheston, said at a press conference. “They said a little black girl in Clayton County who was raped is worth $1 billion. That was a big win for us,” he said, according to the local station 11alive.com. Cheston was 14 years old and visiting a friend October 2012 when she was attacked...
  • Mr. Mueller Goes to Jerusalem. Unhinged Russia collusion investigation spreads to Israel.

    05/25/2018 9:33:00 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | 05/25/2018 | Ari Lieberman
    Robert Mueller’s criminal probe of President Donald Trump, his associates and the Trump campaign has passed the 1-year benchmark, and the DOJ-appointed special counsel is no closer to proving Russian collusion or obstruction of justice than when he first commenced his investigation. What Mueller has succeeded in doing is wasting in excess of $20 million in taxpayer money. Actually, Mueller’s investigation may not have been a complete waste for it inadvertently succeeded in exposing the rot and sewage of the deep state. Thus far, five FBI and DOJ officials involved with Mueller and his McCarthy-like witch hunt have been fired...
  • They Aren't Crumbs! Business Owner Sets Pelosi Straight at CNN Town Hall (WATCH)

    05/25/2018 9:29:37 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 05/25/2018 | Caleb Howe
    This is great. Nancy Pelosi's "crumbs" comment has rightly followed her around since she first uttered it.After the GOP tax cuts, it was raining bonuses out there. Nancy described those bonuses that were being bragged about at family dinners and being used to pay bills or buy necessities as "the crumbs that they are giving to workers." She (and Democrats in general) has been paying for it ever since.Which includes last night at a CNN Town Hall, as a small business owner named John Anfinson went after her. Watch: We are a small business of seven full-time employees that...
  • David Hogg puts Publix in crosshairs, demands $1 million donation and anti-NRA pledge

    05/25/2018 9:08:18 AM PDT · by Magnatron · 115 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 24 May 2018 | Victor Morton
    David Hogg is trying to shake down Publix. The public face of the gun control movement demanded $1 million Thursday from the Florida-based grocery chain in a tweet, just one day after calling for a “die-in” protest at its stores. Publix is being targeted by Mr. Hogg for its support of Adam Putnam, a Republican gubernatorial candidate who is now the state’s agricultural commissioner. The Tampa Bay Times reported earlier this week that Publix had given $670,000 during the last three years to Putnam campaigns. Mr. Hogg not only sought atonement money from the grocery chain in Thursday’s tweet, he...
  • Confusion and Protests. How Seoul Reacted to President Trump Quitting the North Korea Summit

    05/25/2018 9:02:37 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies
    Time Magazine ^ | May 25, 2018 | Joseph Hincks in Seoul
    South Korea sought to reassure its northern neighbor Friday after President Donald Trump abruptly canceled his planned June 12 summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. South Korea’s Unification Ministry said it would “do its part” in working toward improving relations with North Korea and formally ending the Korean War as agreed in a historic meeting between the two longtime foes on April 27. Officials in the South were left blindsided Thursday after Trump penned a letter telling Kim he was canceling the summit because of “tremendous anger and open hostility displayed” by the North. President Moon Jae-in called...
  • 2 in critical condition, one in custody after shooting at Indiana [middle] school

    05/25/2018 8:05:17 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 45 replies
    www.wdtn.com ^ | 05/25/2018 | Staff
    NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (WISH) -- Two people are in critical condition and a shooter is in custody after a shooting inside of Noblesville West Middle School. Police are reporting that the situation has been contained. Police are on scene and a SWAT team is sweeping the building. The school is on lockdown. Officials are requesting more medical help on the scene. One victim is a 13-year-old girl. One victim is an adult. Both victims are heading to IU Health Methodist hospital. Families have been notified. One student told News 8 that he heard several shots fired but did not know if...
  • Trump: Democrats are so obviously rooting against us in our negotiations with North Korea.

    05/25/2018 7:14:12 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 27 replies
    Twitter ^ | May 25, 2018 | Donald J. Trump
    Democrats are so obviously rooting against us in our negotiations with North Korea. Just like they are coming to the defense of MS 13 thugs, saying that they are individuals & must be nurtured, or asking to end your big Tax Cuts & raise your taxes instead. Dems have lost touch!
  • Parkland Dad Calls For Probe Into Broward Sheriff's Office ( Florida )

    05/25/2018 6:43:08 AM PDT · by george76 · 9 replies
    Patch ^ | May 17, 2018 | Paul Scicchitano
    'Iron Man's' father wants a 2014 battery case involving Sheriff Scott Israel's son to be investigated by the state. — The father of a survivor of the Parkland school shooting rampage .. called for an investigation into the handling of a 2014 incident involving one of Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel's children. The alleged incident occurred exactly four years before the deadly massacre on Valentine's Day. ... Royer Borges said that a then 17-year-old son of the sheriff was involved in an incident with former Deputy Scot Peterson, the former Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School resource officer. Peterson was the...
  • 'I didn't have scandals,' Obama seemingly jokes in tech conference talk

    05/25/2018 6:25:20 AM PDT · by NohSpinZone · 26 replies
    Fox News ^ | 5/25/18 | By Nicole Darrah
    Former President Barack Obama on Wednesday seemingly joked to an audience at a Las Vegas tech conference that his eight-year presidency was scandal-free. "I didn't have scandals, which seems like it shouldn't be something you brag about," Obama said, according to Newsweek. The 44th president was reportedly referencing the scandal-plagued Trump administration, saying that "if you look at the history of the modern presidency, coming out of the modern presidency without anybody going to jail is really good. It's a big deal."
  • Rachel Dolezal charged with welfare fraud

    05/25/2018 6:20:51 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 15 replies
    www.kxly.com ^ | Updated: May 24, 2018 05:26 PM PDT | By: Elena Gardne
    SPOKANE, Wash. - One of Spokane's most recent controversial figures in back in the limelight. Rachel Dolezal, former president of Spokane's NAACP chapter, has been charged with welfare fraud after investigators discovered she had failed to report part of her self-employment income. Dolezal is accused of 1st Degree Theft by Welfare Fraud, Perjury in the 2nd degree, and False Verification for Public Assistance. Dolezal, whose legal name was changed to Nkechi A. Diallo in 2016, is accused of receiving $8,747 in illegal food assistance, and $100 in illegal childcare assistance, totaling $8,847. According to court documents, the investigation began when...
  • If only Trump had followed Ike’s playbook

    05/25/2018 6:13:37 AM PDT · by luke1825 · 30 replies
    lowell sun ^ | May 25 | peter lucas
    “I shall go to Korea.” That’s what President Donald Trump should have said. Instead he pulled out of the North Korean summit altogether. Too bad. Had he stayed in he would have sounded just like President Dwight Eisenhower all those years ago when Ike, as a presidential candidate, electrified the public when he promised to go to Korea and end the Korean Wa
  • Trump: No wall, no deal on immigration bill

    05/25/2018 6:06:55 AM PDT · by rktman · 14 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 5/24/2018 | Unk
    President Donald J. Trump vowed not to sign a bill on illegal immigration unless it included funding for a wall and strong border security. “Unless it includes a wall, and I mean a wall, a real wall, and unless it includes very strong border security, there will be no approvals from me,” Trump said in an interview with Fox and Friends host Brian Kilmeade aired Thursday morning.
  • Gorka to Trump: Cancel Obama admin's security clearances

    05/25/2018 6:02:18 AM PDT · by rktman · 24 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 5/24/2018 | Greg Corombos
    Former Trump administration official Dr. Sebastian Gorka is urging the president to take decisive action against Obama administration officials involved in conducting surveillance on the Trump campaign and to release as much information on those efforts as possible. Gorka, also the author of the forthcoming book “Why We Fight: Recovering America’s Will to Win,” is also applauding President Trump’s decision to cancel the summit with North Korea and believes this shows exactly what kind of a leader Trump is. Recent, widespread reports indicate that the FBI enlisted an informant to make contact with Trump campaign officials in an effort to...
  • Editorial: Trump right to take hard line on summit with Kim Jong Un

    05/25/2018 5:27:45 AM PDT · by calvincaspian · 11 replies
    The Boston Herald ^ | 05-25-18 | Herald Staff
    Don’t water the weeds. It’s a good axiom for dealing with stubborn children and Kim Jong Un. President Trump made the right move yesterday when he canceled next month’s summit with the North Korean dictator. In a letter to Kim, Trump wrote, “Based on the tremendous anger and open hostility displayed in your most recent statement, I feel it is inappropriate, at this time, to have this long-planned meeting. Therefore, please let this letter serve to represent that the Singapore summit, for the good of both parties, but to the detriment of the world, will not take place.”
  • Hillary: ‘Democrats — We Believe In Facts, Real Ones, Not the Alternative Kind’

    05/25/2018 5:13:42 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 46 replies
    brietbart ^ | 05/23/2018 | Pam Key
    Wednesday at the New York State Democratic Party’s convention in Long Island, former Secretary of State and 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton declared that Democrats “believe in facts.” Clinton said, “I followed in the footsteps of Daniel Patrick Moynihan, someone whose words have been on my mind recently. He said, ‘everyone is entitled to their opinion, but not his own facts.’ Well as Democrats, we believe in facts, real ones, not the alternative kind. It is hard to believe this even needs to be said, but that is where we are these days.”
  • Capitol Police Accidentally Gave Evidence To House Hacking Suspect’s Defense Attorney

    05/25/2018 3:25:23 AM PDT · by a little elbow grease · 64 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 5/24/18 | Luke Rosiak
    The Capitol Police turned over a trove of evidence in the alleged Imran Awan House cyberbreach and theft case to the defense attorneys when they were supposed to deliver it to prosecutors instead, according to court documents and a source. And hours after The Daily Caller News Foundation asked prosecutors about the disclosure, Awan’s lawyer said he had learned of the forthcoming story from a source on Capitol Hill. TheDCNF had not told anyone other than prosecutors about it. “The cop came to [Awan’s defense attorney] Chris Gowen’s office with a stack of papers … Then he came back and...
  • Pelosi: ‘When There’s a Democratic President, the Deficit Goes Down’

    05/24/2018 9:16:52 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 67 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | May 24, 2018 | 12:51 PM EDT | CNSNews.com Staff
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said during a “town hall meeting” on CNN on Wednesday night that when there is a Democratic president the federal deficit goes down. “It’s counterintuitive in people’s minds that the Democrats are the deficit reduction folks,” said Pelosi. “But the fact is, you look, when there’s a Democratic president, that the deficit goes down, when the Republicans are in power, they give tax cuts at the high end, all kinds of other things, and the deficit, the debt, the national debt goes up.” The historical data published by the White House Office of Management and...