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  • The Next George Bush Bet Everything on Trump

    04/15/2019 1:23:53 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 43 replies
    Atlantic ^ | 4/15/19 | ELAINA PLOTT
    The Next George Bush Bet Everything on Trump In a time of outsider politics, can the ultimate insider resurrect his family’s brand? -------------------------------- But how does one sell the party of Trump to communities he’s repeatedly disparaged? On immigration, Bush claims that the challenge isn’t one of substance. “It’s the tone that is not working,” he said, adding that “Texas wants the national government to come forward with solutions,” such as “supporting Border Patrol,” “strategically located physical structures,” and a plan to deal with people who have overstayed their visas, which Bush feels is “the most overlooked issue.” But however...
  • Illinois House Rejects "Ban the Box"

    04/15/2019 1:22:19 PM PDT · by PBRCat · 8 replies
    The State Journal Register ^ | April 12, 2019 | Peter Hancock
    The Illinois House on Friday rejected a bill that would have blocked public colleges and universities from asking about a prospective student’s criminal history as part of the application. The so-called “ban-the-box” proposal – a reference to questions that appear on many job and college application forms asking people whether they have or haven’t been convicted of a serious crime – was sponsored by Rep. Mary Flowers, a Chicago Democrat who argued the question prevents many people with criminal histories from turning their lives around. “These people were a tax burden at one time. They were costing us money,” Flowers...
  • AOC and Her Fellow Radicals Threaten to Burn the Democrat Party to the Ground

    04/15/2019 1:21:32 PM PDT · by EyesOfTX · 37 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon
    The Afternoon Campaign Update (Because The Campaign Never Ends) As Notre Dame Cathedral burns to the ground, the Democrat Party leadership threatens to join it. – Nancy Pelosi was featured in a puff piece interview with reliable Democrat activist Leslie Stahl on CBS’ “60 Minutes” fake news program Sunday evening. At one point, Stahl pointed out the different groups within the House Democratic caucus. “You have these wings — AOC and her group on one side,” Stahl said. “That’s like five people,” Pelosi smirked. Stahl responded by correcting the Speaker, saying that the “progressive group is more than five.” “Well,...
  • Shepard Smith Shuts Down Discussion of Attacks on French Churches: ‘Not on My Watch’

    04/15/2019 1:20:15 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 150 replies
    www.newsbusters.org ^ | By Scott Whitlock
    Fox anchor Shepard Smith on Monday melted down when a French guest attempted to explain the ongoing attacks, violence and vandalism against French churches. Talking about the fire engulfing Notre Dame, where the cause is unknown, guest Philippe Karsenty began, “For the past years, we've had churches desecrated each and every week all over France.” Just seconds after his guest was introduced, Smith immediately jumped in and reprimanded, “Sir, sir, sir, we're not going to speculate of the cause of something that we don't know! If you have observations or you know something, we would love to hear it.” After...
  • Largo Police: Good Samaritan Acted in Self Defense When He Shot Man

    04/15/2019 1:16:25 PM PDT · by marktwain · 7 replies
    Tampa Bay Reporter ^ | 15 April, 2019 | TBadmin
    The man who was shot is still in the hospital and may face a charge of Aggravated Assault against the Good Samaritan. LARGO – Officers have determined that a Good Samaritan who shot a man he was trying to help was acting in self defense when he shot the man, the Largo Police Department said. Michael E. Girardin, 63, was wounded in the upper left leg. He remains in Bayfront Health St. Petersburg for non-life-threatening injuries after the April 7 incident. (For related story, click here.) He is also thought to have been hit by a car. The incident happened...
  • Foxx could start pot expungements in months; will also review weed sales cases

    04/15/2019 1:14:47 PM PDT · by PBRCat · 11 replies
    The Chicago Sun-Times ^ | April 15, 2019 | Tom Schuba
    Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx said she is still on track to begin wiping clean thousands of minor cannabis convictions in the coming months, but acknowledges that her office is still trying to determine how exactly to implement her bold plan. She also said in an interview with the Sun-Times last week that her office was also taking a look at her office policy toward prosecuting those arrested for the sale of marijuana, but said the review was still in its early stages. Foxx bemoaned the fact that her office continued to see people arrested on minor drug charges...
  • South Carolina church vandalized with ‘submit to God thru Islam’ on Palm Sunday: police

    04/15/2019 1:09:17 PM PDT · by aimhigh · 21 replies
    Fox News ^ | 04/15/2019 | Caleb Parke - Fox News
    A South Carolina church had three of its 125-year-old windows broken and was vandalized with Islamic-themed graffiti Sunday hours after celebrating Palm Sunday. "Submit to God thru Islam" and "Muhammed is his prophet" were spray-painted on the outside of Midway Presbyterian Church, according to local police. The Anderson Police Department is offering a reward for any information that leads to the arrest of the individuals who vandalized the church building.
  • Venom directed at Kim Foxx is about taking down an African American reformer

    04/15/2019 1:08:57 PM PDT · by PBRCat · 21 replies
    The Chicago Sun-Times ^ | April 15, 2019 | Laura Washington
    Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx is not going to resign. She’s going to run. Last month, Foxx plunged into a white-hot controversy when her office dropped all charges against the actor Jussie Smollett, accused of staging a fake assault and claiming he was the victim of a hate crime. The venom leveled at Foxx is not about Jussie Smollett. It’s about taking down the first African American woman to serve as the county’s top prosecutor, and about her efforts to bring justice and equity to communities of color. Her law enforcement critics, mostly white men, say Foxx is soft...
  • Notre Dame Engulfed in Flames

    04/15/2019 1:02:55 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 48 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | April 15, 2019 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: There is fire at the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, and it looks huge. The wooden roof appears to be on the way to becoming fully engulfed. There was originally just a small plume of smoke that came out of it from a distant photographer, but now they’ve got news cameras in there, and it is massive, this fire at Notre Dame. It has preempted coverage of the imminent release of the Mueller report on all of cable news. BREAK TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Notre Dame Cathedral continues to burn. The main spire there has collapsed. That’s one of the identifying...
  • Judge Christopher Droney to retire, creating vacancy for Trump to fill on 2nd Circuit Court

    04/15/2019 12:59:15 PM PDT · by cotton1706 · 10 replies
    courant.com ^ | 4/15/19 | Edmund H. Mahony
    Federal appeals Judge Christopher F. Droney said Monday that he is retiring from active service, a decision certain to focus attention on how President Trump, who has vowed to remake the federal judiciary, chooses a Connecticut lawyer to fill a vacancy on one of the nation’s most influential courts. Droney notified the judiciary by letter that he will assume senior status June 30 on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. As a senior judge, Droney remains a member of the court, but with reduced responsibilities.
  • “Sanctuary Cities” Slam Door on Illegals

    04/15/2019 12:54:30 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 24 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | April 15, 2019 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Grab audio sound bite number 1. This is President Trump late Friday afternoon. He tweeted it first, and then he doubled down on the idea, and I just wanted you to hear him say it because we only had the tweet on Friday when I was still doing the program. But I just love this. Trump: Let's see if sanctuary cities have open armsTHE PRESIDENT: We’ll bring the illegal — really, you call them the illegals. I call them the illegals. They came across the border illegally. We’ll bring them to sanctuary city areas and let that particular area...
  • Today's Quotefall Puzzle by Knute Rockne

    04/15/2019 12:49:20 PM PDT · by GOP Congress · 5 replies
    Self-Published | 4/15/2019 | Self-Published
    Today's Quotefall Puzzle features a quote by Knute Rockne. Click image for full size. To solve the puzzle, enter the letters in the top half of the puzzle into the white squares on the grid pattern below, staying in their own columns, and be used exactly once. The black squares in the grid (which represent spaces), as well as punctuation or numbers in gray, are not to be used by letters. Some words will continue from one row to another. For more detailed instructions and techniques, go here: How to solve Quotefall Puzzles. Due to issues related to front page...
  • CBS Show Under Fire for Tweeting 'Assassinate,' 'President,' and 'Trump'

    04/15/2019 12:41:26 PM PDT · by Steve1999 · 25 replies
    NN ^ | 04-15-19 | Sarah George
    CBS primetime show, "The Good Fight, came under fierce criticism after tweeting an image from one of its episodes depicted a list of "target words" which included "Assassinate," "President" and "Trump."The word appeared in a red column and a second orange column that began with the words: "Mar-a-Lago" and "Eliminate."
  • 2019 Pulitzer Prize Winners

    04/15/2019 12:36:34 PM PDT · by Zionist Conspirator · 20 replies
    Pulitzer.Org ^ | 4/15/'19 | Pulitzer Prize Board
    I think I'm going to be ill. I just sat through the live announcement of the 2019 Pulitzer Prize winners and I have never in my life seen such a vindication of everything we believe about the contemporary mainstream media. First was an agonizing prelude of quotations and videos praising our liberal journalist "friends" for about ten or fifteen minutes (apparently non-liberal journalists don't count as journalists--the hypocrites!). At least it felt like fifteen minutes. Then came the prizes themselves. They literally hit on every left wing trope in existence. They bestrode the entire left wing spectrum from one end...
  • Vandals broke windows, spray painted ‘submit to God thru Islam’ on SC church, cops say

    04/15/2019 12:31:41 PM PDT · by Gamecock · 58 replies
    The State ^ | 4/15/2019
    Someone broke 125-year-old windows and spray painted “Submit to God thru Islam” on the side of a church in Upstate South Carolina, the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office said. The sheriff’s office posted a photo of the vandalism on Facebook Sunday afternoon, which also included the words “Muhammed is his prophet” in black spray paint on the side of the church. The post said the sheriff’s office is offering a reward for information about who damaged the Midway Presbyterian Church outside of Anderson, South Carolina.
  • Woman leads police on wild chase says she was 'late for work'

    04/15/2019 12:19:10 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 20 replies
    6abc.com ^ | 3/26/2019 | Staff
    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- A woman in Ohio went to great lengths on Monday to avoid getting pulled over by troopers. Video shows Imani Edwards smashed into multiple police cars, nearly hit several officers in the process and sped through an intersection with a red light. WEWS-TV reports, even with the back end of her SUV smashed-in, she still didn't stop. The reason for the chase? She says she was late for work. Ohio State Troopers were chasing the vehicle after the woman behind the wheel fled a traffic stop. Soon, Newburgh Heights police joined in the chase. At one point,...
  • Start Your Hot-Take Engines: Mueller Report Coming On Thursday — And So Is Giuliani’s?

    04/15/2019 12:05:54 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    Hotair ^ | 04/15/2019 | Ed Morrissey
    The long wait for (redacted) clarity is almost ♦♦♦♦♦♦ over. After almost two years of special-counsel investigation, the Department of Justice will publish the report from Robert Mueller into Russia-collusion, or lack thereof, on Thursday morning.Start your hot-take engines — and get out your color-code charts: Lawyers from the Justice Department and the special counsel’s office have gone word by word, sentence by sentence through the nearly 400-page confidential report that Robert S. Mueller III completed last month, using color coding to conceal classified or other protected information.The Justice Department will release the redacted report on Thursday morning, a...
  • Muslims in Twitter are celebrating the burning of Notre Dame Cathedral

    04/15/2019 12:01:37 PM PDT · by MNDude · 106 replies
    Anyone else remember when we only heard about these people from Story Books?
  • 3/21 CATHOLIC CHURCHES ARE BEING DESECRATED ACROSS FRANCE—AND OFFICIALS DON’T KNOW WHY

    04/15/2019 11:54:45 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 72 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 3/21/19 | Brendan Cole
    France has seen a spate of attacks against Catholic churches since the start of the year, vandalism that has included arson and desecration. Vandals have smashed statues, knocked down tabernacles, scattered or destroyed the Eucharist and torn down crosses, sparking fears of a rise in anti-Catholic sentiment in the country. Last Sunday, the historic Church of St. Sulpice in Paris was set on fire just after midday mass on Sunday, Le Parisien reported, although no one was injured. Police are still investigating ....
  • 3/14 Multiple French churches vandalized [FIFTY ATTACKS since February!]

    04/15/2019 11:51:06 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 14 replies
    The Catholic Thing ^ | March 14, 2019 | John Burger
    There were almost 50 attacks and acts of vandalism against religious sites in France documented in the month of February, according to Observatory on Intolerance and Discrimination against Christians in Europe. One of the worst occurred at the historic Basilica of Saint-Denis, just north of Paris.