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  • Colorado Court of Appeals upholds state’s ban on “large” capacity magazines

    10/20/2018 10:49:09 AM PDT · by Simon Green
    The Gazette ^ | 10/20/18 | Marianne Goodland
    The Colorado Court of Appeals, in a unanimous opinion issued Thursday, upheld the state’s ban on large-capacity ammunition magazines of 15 rounds or more. The lawsuit dates back to the contentious 2013 legislative session in which Democrats, who controlled both the House and Senate, passed a trio of gun-control laws, including one that banned ownership of an ammunition magazine with 15 rounds or more. The case was brought by Rocky Mountain Gun Owners. Several other groups also signed on with the plaintiffs, including the Colorado Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors Association; Sheriffs Chad Day of Yuma County, Shannon K. Byerly of...
  • DEM MOB Confronts McConnell in Restaurant – Slam Fists on Table – Then Throws His Food Out the Door

    10/20/2018 10:12:37 AM PDT · by Proud White Trump Supporter · 58 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | October 20, 2018 | Cristina Laila
    Full Title: ANGRY DEM MOB Confronts McConnell in Restaurant – Man Slam Fists on Table – Then Throws McConnell’s Food Out the Door (VIDEO) Crazed leftists took Maxine Waters’ marching orders and screamed at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) while he was dining with his wife, Elaine Chao at Havana Rumba in Louisville, Kentucky. According to TMZ, 4 men were berating Mitch McConnell and the main aggressor slammed his fists on the Senator’s table screaming, “Why don’t you get out of here? Why don’t you leave the entire country?” The left-wing thug also grabbed Mitch McConnell’s doggie bag of...
  • Sir Michael Caine on Brexit: 'I'd Rather Be a Poor Master of My Fate' Than a Slave to EU Bureaucrats

    10/20/2018 10:08:48 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 23 replies
    CNS News ^ | October 19, 2018 | 5:42 PM EDT | Michael W. Chapman
    Sir Michael Caine, the iconic British actor who has a net worth of $78 million, said he strongly supports Brexit -- the plan for England to leave the European Union (EU) next year -- and stressed that he doesn't listen to the liberal pundits who claim that Brexit will make people poorer and added that it is better to be "a poor master of my fate" than to rely on a stranger to supposedly make "me rich by running it." "I don't listen to all these pundits," said Caine on the Oct. 18 broadcast of BBC Radio 4 Today. "I'm...
  • ANGRY DEM MOB Confronts McConnell in Restaurant – Man Slam Fists on Table (VIDEO)

    10/20/2018 10:03:01 AM PDT · by kingattax · 21 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 10-20-18 | Cristina Laila
    Thank you, Maxine Waters. Crazed leftists took Maxine Waters’ marching orders and screamed at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) while he was dining with his wife, Elaine Chao at Havana Rumba in Louisville, Kentucky. According to TMZ, 4 men were berating Mitch McConnell and the main aggressor slammed his fists on the Senator’s table screaming, “Why don’t you get out of here? Why don’t you leave the entire country?” The left-wing thug also grabbed Mitch McConnell’s doggie bag of leftovers, and chucked it out the door of the restaurant.
  • Diners confront Mitch McConnell at restaurant, get told to ‘leave him alone’ by others

    10/20/2018 10:01:03 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 36 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 20, 2018 | Adam Shaw
    A small group of angry diners confronted Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell at a restaurant Friday night, but were met with calls from other customers to leave the Kentucky Republican alone. Video obtained by TMZ shows at least one diner berating McConnell on issues such as Social Security at a restaurant in Louisville. The video starts with him yelling at McConnell and arguing with Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao -- to whom McConnell is married. The outlet reported that four men first confronted McConnell. “Oh yeh, why don’t you get out of here? Why don’t you leave our entire country,” the...
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  • Caravan Gets Aggressive, Tears Down Gate in Clash with Mexican Police

    10/20/2018 9:49:19 AM PDT · by · 26 replies
    The Western Journal ^ | October 19, 2018 | Jack Davis
    A caravan of Central American migrants bound for the United States faced a setback Friday when they clashed with Mexican police as they tried to cross from Guatemala to Mexico. The caravan, estimated to be up to 4,000 people strong, originated in northern Honduras on Saturday. Marchers said they were fleeing high crime and unemployment in the country. The Trump administration has called upon Central American governments to stop the caravan before it reaches U.S. soil. On Friday afternoon, part of the caravan broke through chain link gates on the Guatemalan end of the bridge over the Suchiate River connecting...
  • As U.S. fertility rates collapse, finger-pointing and blame follow

    10/20/2018 9:33:40 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 41 replies
    Washington Post ^ | October 19, 2018 | Ariana Eunjung Cha
    As 2017 drew to a close, House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) urged Americans to have more children. To keep the country great, he said, we’re “going to need more people.” “I did my part,” the father of three declared. Ryan’s remarks drew some eye rolls at the time, but as new data about the country’s collapsing fertility rates has emerged, concern has deepened over what’s causing the changes, whether it constitutes a crisis that will fundamentally change the demographic trajectory of the country — and what should be done about it. Women are now having fewer babies and at...
  • Weekly Update: ISIS in Central America?

    10/20/2018 9:29:58 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 9 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | October 19, 2018 | Tom Fitton
    One Hundred ISIS Terrorists Caught in Guatemala as Caravan Heads to U.S. The FBI Sat on Clinton / Abedin Emails Just Before the Election Judge Court Criticizes State Department for Providing False Statements on Clinton Emails Now It’s Up to President Trump and His Secretary of State One Hundred ISIS Terrorists Caught in Guatemala as Caravan Heads to U.S. If you have a sense that there is more to this march of people toward our southern border than meets the eye, you may be right. Not everyone seeking to cross our border is from South America, as our Corruption...
  • Vanity. Summary of Extreme Radical Phony Senate candidate Kyrsten Sinema

    10/20/2018 9:07:59 AM PDT · by RooRoobird20 · 8 replies
    Various sources | 10/20/2018 | Me
    Please get the word out, I am from Arizona and Kyrsten Sinema is a toxic insane Rat senate candidate. The national and local news media are covering up what a bad candidate she is. Here is a summary of things that she has said/done: —States are the laboratories of democracy, Arizona is a meth lab of democracy —Arizonans are crazy —Arizona is famous in a bad “Lindsey Lohan” way —Women who stay home to raise their children are “leeches” on their husbands and boyfriends, what they’re doing is not a “real career choice” —She has no problem with Americans joining...
  • San Francisco: Now so bad, it'll make you cry

    10/20/2018 8:41:25 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 78 replies
    American Thinker ^ | October 19,2018 | Lee DeCovnick
    I had occasion to visit downtown San Francisco this afternoon, the first time in over seven years, though I reside only thirty miles away in the East Bay suburbs. During my working life, I have commuted to San Francisco as a bushy-tailed junior executive in the '70s, as a small business-owner in the early '80s, and as a corporate executive in the '90s. Thankfully, "Old" San Francisco really was a wonderful place to work, eat, and play. As I walked the three blocks back to the BART, I was panhandled four times, plus two clumsy pickpocket attempts. I didn't see...
  • Chinese broadens its 'propaganda drive' to heartland America....

    10/20/2018 8:32:06 AM PDT · by caww · 15 replies
    Associated Press/Yahoo ^ | 10/20/2018 | JOSH FUNK
    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — China's propaganda machine has taken aim at American soybean farmers as part of its high-stakes trade war with the Trump administration. The publication last month of a four-page advertising section in the Des Moines Register opened a new battle line in China's effort to break the administration's resolve China regularly disseminates propaganda in the West through its China Daily newspaper to try to influence public opinion. But the advertorial in the Register was unusual for deploying not a national publication in New York or Washington but a newspaper in the farm state of Iowa. Trump tweeted...
  • Insects invading Virginia and Pennsylvania could be 'most destructive species in 150 years'...

    10/20/2018 8:20:18 AM PDT · by caww · 71 replies
    .foxnews ^ | 10/20/2108 | Madeline Farber
    An invasive insect species native to China, India and Vietnam is posing a problem in at least two states.... 'The Spotted Lanternfly' is harming crops in Winchester, Virginia, WDVM reported. The Pennsylvania-based Churchville Nature Center said the creatures were also spotted for the first time on its property Thursday. "If it is new to you, this invasive plant hopper is threatening the forests of the northeast as well as the lumber and agricultural industries. Please keep an eye out for the insect." The species poses a threat to agriculture and “has the ability to greatly impact the grape, hops and...
  • 'These aren't little angels': Trump claims migrant caravan is full of 'hardened criminals'

    10/20/2018 8:02:02 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 60 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | October 20, 2018 | Keith Griffiths
    'These aren't little angels': Trump claims migrant caravan is full of 'hardened criminals' and threatens to cut aid to Honduras and El Salvador if the march of 4,000 isn't halted Trump said caravan of 4,000 Central American migrants is full of criminals and vowed to stop it The group stormed the border gate in Tecun Uman, Guatemala, on Friday morning to cross into Mexico They rushed at police carrying babies and children as they made their way over the Suchiate River After smashing down the gate, the group screamed and sang in victory while running over the bridge They were...
  • Media prepared excuses for potential election losses (vanity)

    10/20/2018 7:54:29 AM PDT · by penmack · 9 replies
    National Public Radio is a propaganda outlet for the democratic party. It is partially funded by taxpayer dollars. On Friday, 10/19/18 I was listening to them and they were spewing a diatribe on Russian meddling in the upcoming mid-term election. They said, among other things, that the Russians were doing ad buys in favor of republican issues. I think if the republicans keep the house the mainstream media will go into full manure-spreader mode and claim Russian interference in the 2018 mid term election, followed by "Trump must go!".
  • Gwinnett man ordered assault, rape of woman from prison (GA)

    10/20/2018 7:29:26 AM PDT · by Lance Romance · 18 replies
    AJC ^ | 10/20/2018 | Amanda Coyne
    A Norcross man ordered the brutal assault and rape of a woman while he was in prison, a member of the Gwinnett County District Attorney’s Office said Friday. Jose Carranza-Castro, 38, pleaded guilty Oct. 15 to planning the May 2017 attack on the woman. The victim was scalded with boiling water, shocked with a stun gun and raped by two male teens in front of one of her sons.
  • Strong Economy Draws Women into U.S. Labor Force

    10/20/2018 6:38:49 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 12 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | October 20, 2018 | Harriet Torry
    For most of the last two decades, the share of women participating in the U.S. labor force was in decline, puzzling demographers and economists since female participation was rising in many other developed economies. Thanks to a strong economy, that long-running decline shows signs of reversing. Labor-force participation among prime-age U.S. women aged 25 to 54 has risen to 75.2% from 73.3% three years ago, as their unemployment rate dropped to the lowest level since the 1950s. A plenitude of jobs and a gradual rise in wages is drawing women back into the labor force, including those at the low...
  • Blue State Blues: Democrats’ Mob Tactics May Be Working

    10/20/2018 5:46:25 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 130 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Joel Pollack
    Last month, a few days after my six-year-old daughter started first grade, I was standing in the schoolyard, having just watched her walk off to her classroom, when I was accosted by another parent. She told me that, given my conservative views, I should leave liberal California and move to Kansas, where I’d learn how they treat Jews like me. I asked her if she thought she was being “tolerant.” She replied: “I am tolerant. I just hate you.” I have hesitated to write about that incident until now, because I did not want to escalate the conflict. But in...
  • The Blackface Party

    10/20/2018 5:34:44 AM PDT · by billorites · 9 replies
    National Review Online ^ | October 19, 2018 | Kevin D. Williamson
    I must have missed something: Was there some kind of all-hands white-people meeting at which we voted to kick the Democrats out? Elizabeth Warren, Rachel Dolezal, Beto O’Rourke — what’s up with all the ethnic play-acting? Isn’t cultural appropriation supposed to be a bad thing among progressives? Isn’t blackface (and brownface) supposed to be an unforgivable sin? If a fraternity at a big state university had made the kind of mockery of Native Americans that Senator Warren has, it would be kicked off campus — and no pleas about a vague and mysterious “Cherokee princess” way back in the lost...
  • Nancy Pelosi cursed out by protesters in Florida

    10/20/2018 5:04:09 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 43 replies
    Nancy Pelosi cursed out by protesters in Florida By Tamar Lapin October 20, 2018 | 1:47am House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi was hounded by a group of protesters in Florida — with some cursing and calling her a “communist.” Video of the confrontation shows the small group of hecklers shouting obscenities and calling Pelosi (D-Calif) a communist in English and Spanish as she walks into a Wednesday campaign event for congressional hopeful Donna Shalala in Coral Gables. “You don’t belong here you f–ing communist f-k,” one person howls. “You and your f–ing Democrats.” When Pelosi wordlessly walks by and enters...