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  • Kim or Trump? Hanoi barber offers leaders’ hairdos for free

    02/20/2019 1:05:23 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 2 replies
    The Kansas City Star ^ | February 20, 2019 | Hau Dinh, The Associated Press
    HANOI, Vietnam - At a barbershop tucked away in a small Hanoi alley, Le Phuc Hai patiently waits for his hair dye to bleach his natural black into the color of the president of the United States. On a chair next to him, 9-year-old To Gia Huy emerges as a spitting image of a miniature Kim Jong Un...
  • Female Entitlement Pt. 1: Elizabeth Holmes of Theranos

    02/19/2019 11:42:02 PM PST · by OddLane · 6 replies
    Youtube ^ | 2/18/19 | Blonde
    The saga of Elizabeth Holmes and Theranos.
  • Larry Hogan: The chance of Trump losing a general election in 2020 is 'pretty good'

    02/19/2019 11:31:36 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 50 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | February 19, 2019 | Naomi Lim
    Republican Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan predicted Tuesday President Trump may struggle to win re-election in 2020. "The issue I'm concerned about is he has a very low re-elect number, I think in the 30s, high 30s, low 40s. So the chance of him losing a general election are pretty goodRepublican Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan predicted Tuesday President Trump may struggle to win re-election in 2020.
  • Aero India: New 'F-16 variant' for Indian Air Force unveiled, dubbed F-21

    02/19/2019 11:29:18 PM PST · by sukhoi-30mki · 6 replies
    The Week, India ^ | February 20, 2019
    On Wednesday, US aerospace major Lockheed Martin revealed what appears to be a new variant of its venerable F-16 fighter, termed the F-21, for the Indian Air Force. A model of the F-21 was unveiled at the Aero India air show at Bengaluru, which commenced on Wednesday. Lockheed Martin had pitched its F-16 for a contract to supply 114 fighters to the Indian Air Force in 2018. More than 4,500 F-16s have been built since the aircraft first took to the air in 1974. Previous variants of the F-16 had retained the type's name, suffixed with 'block numbers' to denote...
  • McCabe says ‘it’s possible’ Trump’s a Russian asset

    02/19/2019 11:15:09 PM PST · by knighthawk · 35 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 19 2019 | Edmund DeMarche
    Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe said in an interview Tuesday that he believes it is possible that President Trump is a Russian asset and thinks “that’s why we started our investigation.” McCabe has said in the past that the FBI had a good reason to launch a counterintelligence investigation into whether Trump was working with Russia and was a possible national security threat.
  • 3 suffer fall injuries on $2.3B I-4 Ultimate project

    02/19/2019 11:03:04 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 6 replies
    Construction Dive ^ | February 19, 2019 | Kim Slowey
    Dive Brief: Three workers were injured Feb. 15 while working on the $2.3 billion, 21-mile I-4 Ultimate project in Orlando, Florida, the Orlando Sentinel reported. The three individuals, all reportedly employees of general contractor SGL (Skanska, Granite and Lane) Constructors, sustained minor injuries when they fell 15 feet from an elevated platform while pouring concrete. Emergency responders told WFTV 9 that the trio fell after a section of formwork gave way. SGL Constructors told WFTV that work was halted temporarily at similar platforms along the project so that they could be inspected. Construction on the I-4 project had restarted just...
  • America Prayer Vigil February 20, 2019 [Prayer]

    02/19/2019 10:35:30 PM PST · by weston · 6 replies
    Free Republic ^ | 2/20/19 | weston
    The “Donald Trump/Mike Pence Prayer Vigil” and “Pray for our American Heroes" Prayer Thread have Combined to Form the AMERICA PRAYER VIGIL Prayer Thread! Join with Fellow FREEPERS to Pray for our PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP/VICE PRESIDENT MIKE PENCE and AMERICA: Government, Family, Military, Law Enforcement, Business, Education, Health Care; Churches, and the Media. 'And this is the Confidence that we have in Him, that, if we Ask Anything According to His Will, He Heareth us.' 1 John 5:14 Religion Forum Threads Labeled [Prayer] are Closed to Debate of Any Kind.
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 02-20-19

    02/19/2019 10:19:23 PM PST · by Salvation · 5 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 02-20-19 | Revised New American Bible
    February 20, 2019 Wednesday of the Sixth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Gn 8:6-13, 20-22 At the end of forty days Noah opened the hatch he had made in the ark,and he sent out a raven,to see if the waters had lessened on the earth.It flew back and forth until the waters dried off from the earth.Then he sent out a dove,to see if the waters had lessened on the earth.But the dove could find no place to alight and perch,and it returned to him in the ark,for there was water all over the earth.Putting out his hand,...
  • Hayward: Rape Survivor Lara Logan Gets Cold Shoulder from Media

    02/19/2019 9:21:13 PM PST · by KC_Lion · 20 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 19 Feb 2019 | John Hayward
    Television journalist Lara Logan poked the mainstream media beehive last week in a no-holds-barred interview where she bluntly accused many reporters of becoming “political activists” and even “propagandists” for the Left and said journalism has descended into “absolute horses**t.” The response has been furious, personal, and devoid of the respect normally demanded for rape survivors.Lara Logan is a rape survivor in the most literal no-horsesh**t sense of the term. She was assaulted by a mob in Cairo while covering the Arab Spring uprising in February 2011 for CBS News and could easily have been killed. She has made it clear...
  • Trump Takes Back $1 Billion from California; Gavin Newsom Complains: ‘Political Retribution’

    02/19/2019 9:16:29 PM PST · by bitt · 36 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2/19/2019 | joel pollak
    The Trump administration announced Tuesday that it was canceling a federal grant to California worth nearly $1 billion after Gov. Gavin Newsom announced the cancelation of the state’s high-speed rail project last week. Newsom used his “State of the State” address Feb. 12 to cancel the San Francisco-to-Los Angeles project, saying it “would cost too much and, respectfully, would take too long” to complete. However, he told legislators he wanted to complete the portion of the bullet train under construction in the rural Central Valley, lest the state lose federal dollars granted to California by President Barack Obama as part...
  • NANCY PELOSI — Net Worth EST. $29 MILLION

    02/19/2019 9:08:50 PM PST · by entropy12 · 19 replies
    therapyjoker.com ^ | Jan 31, 2019 | Celeb Therapy
    CELEB THERAPYJANUARY 31, 2019 NANCY PELOSI — EST. $29 MILLION PREV NEXT PAGE Nancy Pelosi outstrips most politicians in the realm of net worth just because of how successful she is with or without money. Even the people outside of the USA – those who don’t even keep tabs on the American political landscape — have probably heard of her, and this exposure is earning her great status and of coursebig bucks! It’s important to know, however, that the real meat of her net worth stems from her activities before she even stepped into politics! She and her husband were...
  • Aero India: Indigenous stealth fighter to initially use US engines

    02/19/2019 8:46:52 PM PST · by sukhoi-30mki · 3 replies
    The Week, India ^ | February 20, 2019 | Anantha Krishnan M.
    The Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft (AMCA) project of India has gone deep into the detail design phase now. Along with the Aeronautical Development Agency (ADA), hundreds of scientists spread across at least 20 labs of Defence Research and Development Organisation are now engrossed in critical work to find solutions to a number of next-generation technologies that need to be proven. With the project definition phase (PDP) getting over in 2017, Onmanorama can confirm that scientists have already walked some distance designing the AMCA, India’s stealth fighter. ADA, the designer of Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas, is spearheading the AMCA mission....
  • Judge won't bar Parkland dad from ex-school monitor's case

    02/19/2019 8:42:52 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 2 replies
    BayNews 9 ^ | 2/19/19 | A PEE
    <p>FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A judge will not prevent the father of one of 17 people killed last year at a Florida high school from attending the deposition of a former school security monitor who claims the father is harassing him.</p>
  • Trump Poised to Name Jeffrey Rosen as Deputy Attorney General

    02/19/2019 8:33:18 PM PST · by old-ager · 24 replies
    Twitter ^ | Feb 19, 2019 | multiple
    Trump Poised to Name Jeffrey Rosen as Deputy Attorney General
  • Emergency powers helped Hitler’s rise. Germany has avoided them ever since.

    02/19/2019 8:27:34 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 52 replies
    Washington Compost ^ | February 19, 2019 | Jeffrey Herf
    President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency to seek funds for building a wall on the southern U.S. border relies for its authority on the 1976 National Emergencies Act, which gives presidents sweeping powers to address what they declare are urgent crises. But for a historian of modern Germany, it’s impossible to avoid recalling the way emergency declarations unsettled the Weimar Republic after World War I. [snip] At the time, the conservative German theorist Carl Schmitt offered a legal rationale for the “exceptional dictator” equipped with power to overcome a crisis when parliament was too cumbersome to take needed action....
  • DeWine supports gas tax hike to raise highway cash -- the increase could be big

    02/19/2019 8:13:44 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 35 replies
    The Columbus Dispatch ^ | February 19, 2019 | Jim Siegel and Randy Ludlow
    Gov. Mike DeWine said Tuesday that he will propose an increase in the gasoline tax — and it could be a sizable one — to fix and improve Ohio’s crumbling roads and bridges. The first-year Republican would not reveal the size of the proposed hike. DeWine told reporters the recommended increase would maintain the status quo of highway maintenance and some major projects. That would require another $600 million per year, or an additional 14 cents a gallon — a 50 percent increase in the 28-cent tax — based on figures from the Department of Transportation. The elevation will be...
  • Warhammer Emporor Trump takes over Italy and DEMANDS fealty

    02/19/2019 7:53:21 PM PST · by algore · 19 replies
    youtube | 02/17/19 | AlGore
    Warhammer Trump invades Italy and demands fealty [url=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A2E_vtQ_UxE] Evil Incarnate [/url] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EWjC_mrucY4 Turn up the volume and run scared
  • When SCOTUS has original jurisdiction, follow the law

    02/19/2019 7:47:17 PM PST · by veracious · 38 replies
    USConstitution ^ | 2/19/19 | self
    Why do We-The-People and DC, not obey USA law regarding SCOTUS original jurisdiction in current crucial Federal court proceedings? SCOTUS has original jurisdiction, when a State is a party in a court proceeding against DC law. Original jurisdiction means _only_ jurisdiction. No other court has authority to hear, much less decide the case. Article 3, section 2: “In all Cases affecting Ambassadors, other public Ministers and Consuls, and those in which a State shall be Party, the supreme Court shall have original Jurisdiction.” Further, it appears obvious at law and by reason that the only element of US Judiciary which...
  • Why Does the MSM Keep Falling for Obvious Hoaxes?

    02/19/2019 7:46:19 PM PST · by MtnClimber · 48 replies
    PJ Mrdia ^ | 18 Feb. 2019 | Debra Heine
    Another clueless reporter is *shocked* that the Jussie Smollett story turned out to be a hoax:..... If there was a "national outrage" over the dubious incident, it was limited to gullible left-wing journalists, celebrities, politicians, and activists. The "narrative" only seemed "cut-and-dry" to people who were looking at the case through lenses clouded by their anti-Trump bias. It seemed made up to those of us who noticed that Smollett's allegations were outlandish, implausible, and riddled with inconsistencies from the get-go. Yet even as his story started falling apart (which happened almost immediately), the national media clung to their precious narrative....
  • Trump Takes Back $1 Billion from California; Gavin Newsom Complains:..

    02/19/2019 7:28:34 PM PST · by chief lee runamok · 70 replies
    breitbart ^ | 02/19/2019 | Joel Pollak
    The Trump administration announced Tuesday that it was canceling a federal grant to California worth nearly $1 billion after Gov. Gavin Newsom announced the cancelation of the state’s high-speed rail project last week.