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  • REP. OMAR DEFENDS TWEET CLAIMING ‘ISRAEL HAS HYPNOTIZED THE WORLD,’ SAYS IT’S NOT ABOUT RELIGION

    01/17/2019 12:43:07 AM PST · by granada · 1 replies
    the Daily Caller ^ | 01/16/2019 | Mike Brest
    Rep. Ilhan Omar defended a 2012 tweet in which she invoked Allah to expose Israel’s “evil doings” during an interview with Amanpour & Company on Tuesday night. The controversial tweet, which is still online, reads, “Israel has hypnotized the world, may Allah awaken the people and help them see the evil doings of Israel. #Gaza #Palestine #Israel.” “Can I just move on to something that’s generally a rite of passage for politicians in the United States, and that is to sort of profess sort of fealty — or pay homage to AIPAC, the pro-Israel PAC that is very, very prominent,”...
  • Blast claimed by Daesh kills US troops in Syria

    01/17/2019 12:08:17 AM PST · by granada · 4 replies
    Middle East Monitor ^ | January 17, 2019 | MEMO
    A bomb attack claimed by Daesh killed two US troops and two civilians working for the US military in northern Syria on Wednesday, weeks after President Donald Trump said the group had been defeated there and that he would pull out all American forces, Reuters reports. The attack appeared to be the deadliest on US forces in Syria since they deployed on the ground there in 2015. The town is controlled by a militia allied to US-backed Kurdish forces. The US military confirmed four Americans were killed and said three US troops were wounded in the explosion. The Syrian Observatory...
  • 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 · 11 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...
  • Hoyer says border walls 'obviously' work, rejects Pelosi's suggestion that barrier is 'immorality'

    01/16/2019 11:29:30 PM PST · by conservative98 · 17 replies
    Fox News ^ | 1/16/19 | y Gregg Re | Fox News
    House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., acknowledged Wednesday on Fox News' "Special Report with Bret Baier" that border walls "obviously" work in some areas, and he rejected suggestions that barriers should be removed where they already exist. The No. 2 House Democrat additionally asserted that the question of whether to fund President Trump's proposed border wall -- a dispute at the center of the unprecedented partial federal government shutdown -- is "not an issue of morality." Hoyer's comments were seemingly at odds with the positions of other House Democrats, who have argued that border walls like the one Trump is...
  • Source-Use of Firearms Involved in Crimes:Survey of Inmates,2016 (ONLY 7% WERE BOUGHT LEGALLY!)

    01/16/2019 11:25:35 PM PST · by NoLibZone · 7 replies
    www.bjs.gov/ ^ | 1-16-19 | Source and Use of Firearms Involved in Crimes: Survey of Prison Inmates, 2016
    Based on the 2016 Survey of Prison Inmates (SPI), about 1 in 5 (21%) of all state and federal prisoners reported that they had possessed or carried a frearm when they committed the ofense for which they were serving time in prison (fgure 1) . More than 1 in 8 (13%) of all prisoners had used a frearm by showing, pointing, or discharging it during the ofense for which they were imprisoned. Fewer than 1 in 50 (less than 2%) of all prisoners had obtained a frearm from a retail source and possessed, carried, or used it during the ofense...
  • 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 · 3 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
  • This is getting old fast: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez looks like she’s posing for Nancy Drew book cover

    01/16/2019 10:27:40 PM PST · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 19 replies
    Twitchy ^ | 1/17/19 | Brett T
    As Twitchy reported earlier Wednesday, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other members of the House decided they would march over to the Senate to hand-deliver a letter to Sen. Mitch McConnell, letting the media tag along to help give the impression that the Senate Majority Leader is afraid of them. “Where’s Mitch is my question,” said Ocasio-Cortez before her group checked for McConnell in the Republican cloakroom, where naturally he’d be hiding from Democrat members of Congress. Now Ocasio-Cortez, who just complained about how she’s getting too much attention from the media, is staging #WheresMitch photos that look like the cover...
  • Research Psychologist Epstein: Google Manipulation shifted 800,000 to 4.6 million votes in 2018

    01/16/2019 9:57:57 PM PST · by bitt · 16 replies
    GATEWAY PUNDIT ^ | 1/16/2019 | Jim Hoft
    Research psychologist Robert Epstein joined Tucker Carlson on Thursday night. In a previous appearance on Tucker Carlson Tonight Epstein revealed that Google can take a 50-50 split among undecided voters and change it into a 90-10 split with no one knowing they had been manipulated and without leaving a paper trail… It has to do with their search suggestions. On Thursday Dr. Epstein revealed that just one Google shift in search results on Election Day 2018 shifted from 800,000 to 4.6 million votes to Democratic candidates. This follows the shocking Breitbart exposé by Allum Bokhari published Thursday that proves Google...
  • Giuliani denies saying 'no collusion' whatsoever in campaign,but says Trump wasn't involved

    01/16/2019 9:49:26 PM PST · by NoLibZone · 14 replies
    Fox News ^ | 1-16-19 | Samuel Chamberlain
    President Trump's personal attorney, Rudolph Giuliani, claimed Wednesday night that he "never said there was no collusion" between members of President Trump's 2016 presidential campaign and Russian officials -- but he did say that Trump himself never colluded with Russian officials. The former New York City mayor also said on CNN's "Cuomo Prime Time" that "if the collusion happened, it happened a long time ago. It's either provable or it's not. It is not provable because it never happened ... I'm telling you there's no chance it happened." Trump previously denied any member of his campaign conspired with Russian officials....
  • MS-13 forced teenage girl into prostitution in Montgomery County, officials say

    01/16/2019 9:26:09 PM PST · by lowbridge · 14 replies
    foxdc.com ^ | January 11, 2019 | Paul Wagnee
    Court documents obtained by FOX 5 paint a horrifying picture in which a 14-year-old girl who worked at Lilly’s restaurant in Wheaton was forced by the gang to help sell drugs and serve alcohol to customers. When the teen told the gang she wanted to quit her job, authorities said the MS-13 members took her to a house on Valley View Avenue in Kensington and beat her with a baseball bat. An affidavit filed in the case quotes a source who said they saw the girl after she was beaten and she had discolored arms and legs. According to the...
  • Dems: Destroying notes of Trump's meeting with Putin 'could' violate federal law (but watch Reagan)

    01/16/2019 9:19:47 PM PST · by caww · 20 replies
    washingtonexaminer ^ | 1/16'/019 | Joel Gehrke
    Trump’s administration has invoked his right to private communication when fielding such questions. "These are important decisions about how much to disclose about private conversations we've having because everyone knows that you may have an expectation that you may have another private conversation one day,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a July hearing focused on the Helsinki summit.
  • 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 · 19 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...
  • Dan Crenshaw: Moving the State of the Union 'silly,' 'a terrible precedent'......

    01/16/2019 8:38:03 PM PST · by caww · 37 replies
    washingtonexaminer ^ | 1/16/2019 | Al Weaver
    Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Texas, believes House Speaker Nancy Pelosi would be making a big mistake to postpone or disinvite President Trump from delivering the expected State of the Union address on Jan. 29, calling the move a terrible precedent to set. "That's silly," Crenshaw said in an interview Wednesday. "Stop with the political stone-throwing and posturing. The president has every right to make his case just as they have every right to make their case." "Everybody should go up and make their points and see which one is more convincing, and I think their side is far less convincing," said...
  • Man treated in hospital after injecting himself with own semen to treat back pain

    01/16/2019 8:35:53 PM PST · by BackRoads775 · 40 replies
    https://mynews4.com ^ | 01/16/2019 | by WJLA Staff|
    WASHINGTON (WJLA) - A 33-year-old man required medical treatment at a Dublin, Ireland hospital after he repeatedly injected himself with his own semen in an unusual attempt to treat his lower-back pain. The man, after injecting the semen in his arm, developed a subcutaneous abscess on his right arm, where he had been injecting himself on a monthly basis for 1.5 years. A radiograph also revealed an excess watery under his skin.
  • Giuliani: ‘I Never Said There Was No Collusion’ – I Said Trump Didn’t Collude

    01/16/2019 8:33:34 PM PST · by NKP_Vet · 27 replies
    https://www.breitbart.com/ ^ | January 16, 2019 | Ian Hanchett
    On Wednesday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Cuomo Primetime,” Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani stated, “I never said there was no collusion between the campaign, or between people in the campaign.” Giuliani said that he and the president have denied that the president colluded. Anchor Chris Cuomo stated, “Mr. Mayor, false reporting is saying that nobody in the campaign had any contacts with Russia. False reporting is saying that there has been no suggestion of any kind of collusion between the campaign and any Russians. Because now you have Paul Manafort giving poll data that winds up leading to this coincidence –.” Giuliani...
  • Border rancher: 'We’ve found prayer rugs out here. It’s unreal'....

    01/16/2019 8:29:15 PM PST · by caww · 11 replies
    washingtonexaminer ^ | 1/15/2019 | Anna Giaritelli
    A New Mexico rancher speaks with the Washington Examiner about migrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally... "There’s a lot of people coming in not just from Mexico," the rancher said. "People, the general public, just don’t get the terrorist threats of that. That’s what’s really scary. You don’t know what’s coming across. We’ve found prayer rugs out here. It’s unreal. It’s not just Mexican nationals that are coming across." The rancher, who lives with her family in a remote, southwestern part of the state, said the discoveries raise questions about how many people who illegally entered the U.S. in Hidalgo...
  • 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...
  • Official Data Vastly Underestimates Russian Emigration – Report

    01/16/2019 8:00:07 PM PST · by CondoleezzaProtege · 10 replies
    Moscow Times ^ | Jan 16, 2019
    At least six times more Russians are leaving the country than officially estimated, a comprehensive study conducted by the Proekt news outlet said on Wednesday. Proekt’s report highlights discrepancies between official data from the Rosstat federal statistics agency and data compiled by countries where Russians emigrate to. Rosstat estimates 377,000 Russians left the country in 2017, the latest period for which figures are available and a six-year record. “The U.S. Department of Homeland Security counted six times more Russians arriving in 2017 than Rosstat recorded leaving,” Proekt said. “Six times more people left Russia for 24 OECD countries, where foreign...
  • 'Not the greatest crisis': Trump's EPA pick downplays climate threat

    01/16/2019 7:28:11 PM PST · by mdittmar · 15 replies
    Reuters ^ | 1/16/2016 | Valerie Volcovici
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s new pick to run the Environmental Protection Agency told lawmakers on Wednesday he does not believe climate change is a major crisis, and would continue to undo Obama-era emission limits if confirmed.