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  • New York Bill Allowing Abortions Up to Birth Says a Person is Only “A Human Being Who Has Been Born”

    01/17/2019 12:05:38 AM PST · by OddLane · 17 replies
    LifeNews.com ^ | 1/16/19 | MICAIAH BILGER
    New York’s leaders are pushing an extreme pro-abortion bill that will strip away all protections for unborn babies and some for mothers, too. The “Reproductive Health Act” redefines a “person” as “a human being who has been born and is alive,” according to Breitbart.The state bill also describes abortion as a “fundamental right.” This language will allow unborn babies to be aborted for basically any reason up to birth in New York. It looks like it will pass in the new Democrat-controlled state legislature this winter. Gov. Andrew Cuomo has threatened to hold up the budget until it does. The...
  • Lower Salford residents, officials raise concerns with turnpike construction

    01/16/2019 11:12:58 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 1 replies
    The Souderton Independent ^ | November 26, 2018 | Bob Keeler
    LOWER SALFORD — There are times when Cassel Road should be closed down because of the mud on the road from the work to widen the Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike, Lower Salford Township Board of Supervisors member Phil Heilman said at the board's Nov. 21 morning work session. He drove on the road on a recent day, he said. "It was solid mud," he said. Heilman said he was driving behind another vehicle. "His car was chocolate, just like mine," Heilman said. "We gotta keep an eye on that." Police Chief Tom Medwid said officers are checking on...
  • Sara Carter on “Lou Dobbs Tonight” (VIDEO): Urgent, Border Wall Needed

    01/16/2019 10:38:29 PM PST · by bitt · 4 replies
    saraacarter.com ^ | 1/16/2019 | Jennie Taer
    The national security implications along the southern border with Mexico has existed for decades, Sara Carter told Lou Dobbs on Tuesday. “This is the first time we have a president who is willing to do the right thing,” said Carter.“We only know about the people we catch not about the people we don’t catch.” Carter reported from the border in McAllen, TX last week where she encountered two Special Interest Aliens from Bangladesh, who agreed to speak with her about their arduous journey. The two men were taken into custody by Border Patrol agents shortly thereafter
  • Ben Sasse re-introduces 'Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act' ahead of March for Life....

    01/16/2019 9:02:20 PM PST · by caww · 20 replies
    washingtonexaminer ^ | 1/16/2019 | Becket Adams
    Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., this week reintroduced his Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, a move that comes just days before the official start of the 37th annual March for Life. “Everybody loves babies, and that love has nothing to do with politics and everything to do with just having a heart,” the Republican senator said in a statement. It added, “This legislation is an opportunity for Congress to find consensus built on common sense, compassion, science, and a simple fact: every baby deserves a fighting chance at life. Providing care for newborns is more important than partisan political divides. Every...
  • Governor Sisolak holds his first State of the State address

    01/16/2019 8:11:22 PM PST · by BackRoads775 · 11 replies
    https://www.kolotv.com ^ | 01/16/2019 | by staff
    Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak says he's not proposing any new taxes but he does want to create more state government. The Democrat said in his State of the State speech that he wants to establish a number of new offices to help implement his priorities. They include an Office of Small Business Advocate under the lieutenant governor and a Patient Protection Commission to provide a comprehensive approach to health care to help protect Nevadans from such things as prescription drug price-gauging. Sisolak also wants to establish a Cannabis Compliance Board modeled after Nevada's state Gaming Commission to ensure transparent regulation...
  • Stunning: Ohr Testimony Reveals Top DOJ Officials Briefed About Steele Before FISA

    01/16/2019 6:54:40 PM PST · by bitt · 27 replies
    saraacarter.com ^ | 1/17/2019 | Sara A. Carter
    Three top Senior Justice Department officials, two who are senior prosecutors on Robert Mueller’ Special Counsel, met with Bruce Ohr in the summer of 2016, well before the FBI sought a FISA warrant on a Trump campaign official. Ohr informed the trio of DOJ officials about his close contact with former British Spy Christopher Steele, whose dossier was used as the bulk of evidence to obtain the warrant to spy on Carter Page. Ohr, who was then the Associate Deputy Attorney General, told members of Congress during his closed-door testimony in August 2018 that he had informed senior officials that...
  • Tlaib and Omar Co-sponsor Bill to Recognize Muslim Holidays as Federal Holidays

    01/16/2019 6:48:47 PM PST · by bitt · 94 replies
    sorightithurts.com ^ | 1/12/2019 | mary parsons
    Freshman Congressmen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib have wasted no time in shaking up the US House of Representatives. Early Friday morning, Omar and Tlaib introduced a bill adding Islamic holidays to the Federal calendar which has traditionally only recognized American holidays. Omar and Tlaib’s bill would add Eid Al-Fitr at the end of Ramadan and the four-day-long celebration of Eid Al-Adha to the list of Federally recognized holidays, potentially granting reasons to banks, schools, and other businesses to remain closed for five additional days per year. Omar and Tlaib justified their work as making America more inclusive of it’s...
  • The diet to save lives, the planet and feed us all?

    01/16/2019 6:41:57 PM PST · by Libloather · 56 replies
    BBC ^ | 1/16/19 | James Gallagher
    A diet has been developed that promises to save lives, feed 10 billion people and all without causing catastrophic damage to the planet. Scientists have been trying to figure out how we are going to feed billions more people in the decades to come. Their answer - "the planetary health diet" - does not completely banish meat and dairy. But it requires a ginormous shift in what we pile onto our plates and turning to foods that we barely eat. What changes am I going to have to make? If you eat meat every day then this is the first...
  • Twitter: San Jose...to pay the salaries of about 500 TSA employees

    01/16/2019 6:36:10 PM PST · by NohSpinZone · 17 replies
    Twitter ^ | 1/16/19 | Scott Budman
    @scottbudman #Update: San Jose says it will move forward with a plan to pay the salaries of about 500 TSA employees at @FlySJC during the government shutdown. The money would be an interest-free loan to be payed back after the government re-opens.
  • CLEMSON PLAYERS SING ‘GOD BLESS THE USA’ BEFORE TRUMP APPEARANCE

    01/16/2019 6:17:12 PM PST · by Libloather · 14 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 1/14/19 | Scott Morefield
    A group of Clemson football players burst into a rendition of “God Bless the USA” minutes before President Donald Trump came out to greet them during their White House visit. The players, staff members, and other attendees had been waiting several minutes for the president’s appearance, and at times amused themselves by chanting the school’s fight song. At one point, right before President Trump appeared, a group began singing Lee Greenwood’s patriotic classic.
  • FISA shocker: DOJ official warned Steele dossier was connected to Clinton, might be biased

    01/16/2019 6:10:22 PM PST · by bitt · 24 replies
    The Hill ^ | 1/16/2019 | john Solomon
    When the annals of mistakes and abuses in the FBI’s Russia investigation are finally written, Bruce Ohr almost certainly will be the No. 1 witness, according to my sources. The then-No. 4 Department of Justice (DOJ) official briefed both senior FBI and DOJ officials in summer 2016 about Christopher Steele’s Russia dossier, explicitly cautioning that the British intelligence operative’s work was opposition research connected to Hillary Clinton’s campaign and might be biased. Ohr’s briefings, in July and August 2016, included the deputy director of the FBI, a top lawyer for then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch and a Justice official who later...
  • Former staffer sues Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee for wrongful firing after rape claim

    01/16/2019 5:11:08 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 17 replies
    Washington Times ^ | January 16, 2019 | By Stephen Dinan
    A former congressional staffer filed a lawsuit last week saying she was raped by an employee at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, and when she said she was taking legal action against the foundation she was fired by Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee. The employee, who is suing as a Jane Doe plaintiff, is seeking at least $75,000 in damages for derailing her career and for emotional duress. She says she was raped in 2015 by the coordinator of her intern program at the foundation, and says there was DNA and text messages and phone calls that proved the encounter happened....
  • Michael Strahan invites Clemson Tigers out for lobster after Trump's fast-food meal

    01/16/2019 5:03:45 PM PST · by Libloather · 103 replies
    The Hill ^ | 1/16/19 | Aris Folley
    "Good Morning America" co-host Michael Strahan invited the college football national champion Clemson University Tigers out for a “proper meal” this week after President Trump hosted the team at the White House and served fast food. “I would like to invite the Clemson Tigers football team here for a great meal,” Strahan said on the ABC morning show on Tuesday. “Lobster, whatever you want, we’re gonna take care of you,” Strahan added. “We’re gonna give you the proper meal that you deserve because that was one great game."
  • The Democrats’ Blueprint for Impeachment

    01/16/2019 4:05:38 PM PST · by detective · 12 replies
    The Spectator ^ | January 16, 2019 | R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr.
    Do you recall back in July of 2016 when candidate Donald J. Trump brought down the house at a campaign press conference in Miami by jokingly pleading with the Russians to hack into Hillary Clinton’s emails? Bill’s wife Bruno, as we call her, was claiming that she had lost some 30,000 emails and so Donald Trump got a laugh by saying, “Russia, if you’re listening, I hope your able to find the 30,000 e-mails that are missing.” At least he got a laugh from the civilized minority who were following him. Apparently, we of the civilized minority were contributing to...
  • Trump announces six new federal court picks

    01/16/2019 3:49:59 PM PST · by jazusamo · 21 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | January 16, 2019 | ALEXOLDS
    President Trump announced six new picks for federal district court seats Wednesday in what was his first slate of judicial nominees released since the start of the new Congress this year. ~snip~ The new nominees announced Wednesday include Louisiana Supreme Court Judge Greg Guidry for the Eastern District of Louisiana, James W. Hendrix and Mark T. Pittman for the Northern District of Texas, Sean D. Jordan for the Eastern District of Texas, Michael T. Liburdi for the District of Arizona, and Peter D. Welte for the District of North Dakota.
  • Ocasio-Cortez vows to 'run train' on progressive agenda in bizarre turn of phrase.

    01/16/2019 3:44:01 PM PST · by carriage_hill · 86 replies
    Fox News ^ | 1/16/2019 | Fox News
    Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., used a strange – and sexually charged – phrase to describe to The Washington Post her plan for implementing a progressive agenda. “... enjoy being exhausted for the next two years while we run train on the progressive agenda,” the newly minted congresswoman told the newspaper. The choice of words sent the Internet into a tizzy, as it has a well-known and highly disturbing connotation. According to the Urban Dictionary, to “run train” means “to gangbang” someone. The phrase was injected into more mainstream parlance in October, after a client of adult film industry lawyer Michael...
  • Networks Trashed Trump With 90% Negative Spin in 2018, But Did It Matter?

    01/16/2019 3:34:44 PM PST · by detective · 13 replies
    MRC ^ | January 15, 2019 | Rich Noyes
    At the midpoint of Donald Trump’s first term, the establishment media’s obvious hostility shows no signs of relenting, but polls show this negative coverage has had no discernible impact on the public’s attitudes toward the President. Since January 20, 2017, the Media Research Center has analyzed every moment of coverage of President Trump on the ABC, CBS and NBC evening newscasts, seen by approximately 23 million people each night.
  • ...77 major or significant Walls built around the world, with 45 countries planning or building ...

    01/16/2019 3:12:44 PM PST · by SMGFan · 9 replies
    Real Donald Trump Twitter ^ | January 16, 2019 | President Donald Trump
    There are now 77 major or significant Walls built around the world, with 45 countries planning or building Walls. Over 800 miles of Walls have been built in Europe since only 2015. They have all been recognized as close to 100% successful. Stop the crime at our Southern Border!
  • New York Governor Moves to Ban Stretch Limos

    01/16/2019 2:44:50 PM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 24 replies
    Jalopnik ^ | 01/15/2019 | Andrew P. Collins
    Last October a horrific stretch limousine crash killed 20 people and rocked the state of New York. As a result, Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to introduce a raft of transportation safety reforms including an outright ban on long limos.In an event described by the New York Times as the “deadliest U.S accident in nine years,” 17 passengers in a stretched Ford Excursion limousine, the vehicle’s driver, and two pedestrians died in a crash in the small upstate town of Schoharie, NY. The subsequent investigation revealed that the limo had failed its last safety inspection and should not have been on...
  • White Supremacists Ate My Homework

    01/16/2019 2:30:58 PM PST · by scottinoc · 8 replies
    www.anncoulter.com ^ | 1/16/2019 | Ann Coulter
    By finally returning to the issue that won him the election, President Trump once again has a winning hand. That's why we're hearing so much about "white supremacy" this week. Liberals lie all the time, but when they know they're vulnerable they lie even more than all the time. They're vulnerable on immigration. Even heroic, nonstop lying doesn't help -- as CNN has discovered.