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  • Elizabeth Warren says her plan to eliminate student loan debt can bypass Congress

    01/14/2020 8:21:30 AM PST · by mykroar · 61 replies ^ | 2/14/2020 | Tucker Higgins & Annie Nova
    Presidential contender Sen. Elizabeth Warren said on Tuesday that she would begin to forgive student loan debt on the first day of her administration, using legal tools that would allow her to bypass Congress. The announcement, which comes just weeks before voting begins in the first primary and caucus states, adds urgency to legislation she introduced over the summer to cancel the bulk of the nation’s outstanding student loan debt. That bill, introduced with Rep. James Clyburn, D-S.C., would forgive up to $50,000 in student debt for individuals with household incomes under $100,000. But Warren wrote in her plan on...
  • Vermont Attacks the US Constitution (Again): Closing the 'Charleston Loophole'

    01/14/2020 8:19:24 AM PST · by Kaslin · 19 replies
    American ^ | January 14, 2020 | John Klar
    Vermont’s progressive, gun-fearing state legislature commenced its 2020 session on Jan. 7, using its large Democrat majorities in both houses to ramrod a host of ambitious bills down the throats of the citizenry, beginning with an ill-considered “gun bill” which hit the House Judiciary Committee the morning of Jan. 9. The arrogance of this overwrought (and overconfident) cabal is evident to all but themselves. The “Firearms and Domestic Violence Bill” (H 610) is the first of a phalanx of intended assaults on the Bill of Rights. But its proponents forgot something -- the pretense of constitutionality. This bill seeks to...
  • Today's Quotefall Puzzle by Sharyl Attkisson

    01/14/2020 8:18:00 AM PST · by GOP Congress · 1 replies
    Self-Published | 1/14/2020 | Self-Published
    Today's Quotefall Puzzle features a quote by Sharyl Attkisson. Click puzzle (or click here) for full size rendition, then use your browser's print command to print puzzle. Sharyl Attkisson is an American writer and host of the TV show Full Measure with Sharyl Attkisson. She is a five-time Emmy Award winner, and an RTNDA Edward R. Murrow Award recipient. But because she is a conservative who exposes much of the filth of the Deep State, she is one of the most reviled and despised humans in American media. All hints, along with the answer, are provided in the first reply comment below,...
  • New Poll Shows Open Race In Iowa With Less Than A Month To Go

    01/14/2020 8:04:35 AM PST · by libstripper · 10 replies
    The Federalist ^ | Jan. 11, 2020 | Tristan Justice
    A new poll released Friday shows the race in Iowa is still anybody’s game with less than four weeks until the first-in-the-nation caucus. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders narrowly leads the pack with 20 percent, according to the new poll conducted by CNN and the Des Moines Register. Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren follows behind in a close second, having garnered 17 percent, with former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg earning 16 percent and former Vice President Joe Biden at 15. With a +/-3.7 percent margin of error, however, the race remains in a virtual dead heat without any clear leader.
  • Jersey City shooters were lovers who lived in a van

    01/14/2020 7:56:11 AM PST · by ptsal · 29 replies
    New York Post ^ | 12-11-2019 | Craig McCarty et al
    David Anderson and Francine Graham, the suspects in the Jersey City shooting.The hate mongers behind the deadly Jersey City shooting that left three civilians and a police officer dead were a pair of religious-fanatic lovers who lived together in a van, according to records and neighbors. The killer couple, David N. Anderson, 47, and Francine Graham, 50 — who died in a gun battle with cops — met about two years ago when Graham was living a quiet life as a home health aide in an Elizabeth, NJ, apartment complex, The Post has learned.
  • Why Award Winning Actress Michelle Williams Had To Justify Sacrificing Her Child For Fame

    01/14/2020 7:54:47 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 01/14/2020 | By Noelle Mering
    Michelle Williams averted her eyes to the humanity of her child, a child whose face she could not see. But though she does not know the child, the child is known, as is she. Two celebrities at the Golden Globes this month created quite a stir. One was the talented Ricky Gervais, ruthlessly exposing the bankruptcy and sanctimony of those who were there to celebrate themselves. The other was the talented Michelle Williams, expecting and receiving applause for having aborted her child to become a person on a stage being applauded.We might know more about the private lives of celebrities...
  • 'Our whole house shook' | Loud boom rattles homes across Southeast Texas, but what was it?

    01/14/2020 7:54:41 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 49 replies
    KHOU ^ | 01/12/2020 | Marcelino Benito (KHOU)
    Alvin, Texas— Down in Alvin, it's the talk of the town. The loud boom heard Saturday night was unlike anything the Alvin residents had heard before. But the story gets a bit more bizarre. It wasn't just Alvin. The KHOU 11 newsroom was flooded with reports of the same loud boom all across the viewing area. ALVIN, Texas — Down in Alvin, it's the talk of the town. "It was like boom," said one Alvin resident. "We both jumped up and said what was that. It wasn't someone knocking on the door. Our whole house shook." The loud boom heard...
  • A European Green Deal (The world’s first climate-neutral continent by 2050)

    01/14/2020 7:54:19 AM PST · by yesthatjallen · 30 replies
    European Commission ^ | Dec. 2019 | European Commission
    Becoming the world’s first climate-neutral continent by 2050 is the greatest challenge and opportunity of our times. To achieve this, the European Commission presented the European Green Deal, the most ambitious package of measures that should enable European citizens and businesses to benefit from sustainable green transition. Measures accompanied with an initial roadmap of key policies range from ambitiously cutting emissions, to investing in cutting-edge research and innovation, to preserving Europe’s natural environment. Supported by investments in green technologies, sustainable solutions and new businesses, the Green Deal can be a new EU growth strategy. Involvement and commitment of the public...
  • IN GOD’S NAME: Viganň Resists Francis to His Face

    01/14/2020 7:51:43 AM PST · by ebb tide · 18 replies
    Remnant Newpaper ^ | January 13, 2020 | RTV
    IN GOD’S NAME: Viganň Resists Francis to His Face IN THIS SUNDAY Sermon from South St. Paul, Father uses the Feast of the Holy Name of Jesus to discuss the importance and the power of the Name of the Son of God. He explains how St. Peter—the first pope—used that Name to convert thousands in one day. He reminds us that the demons who refuse to speak it are in fact are driven from the possessed by the power of the Name of Jesus. Finally, Father salutes one of the successors of the apostles—Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganň—who like Peter before...
  • If Bernie Sanders Doesn’t Win Iowa, Joe Biden Will Be The Nominee, And That Could Be a Huge Problem For Democrats

    01/14/2020 7:50:20 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 57 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 01/14/2020 | John Daniel Davidson
    For all the noise and drama of the 2020 Democratic primary—all the talk of a “diverse” field of candidates and the rise of the party’s progressive wing—it might turn out that the old white guy wins the whole thing easily. The old white guy in this case is Joe Biden, not Bernie Sanders, who needs to win the upcoming Iowa caucuses, and probably the New Hampshire primary, to stave off an inevitable Biden nomination.A pair of polls released Monday made the stakes clear heading into Iowa, now less than three weeks away. A Monmouth University poll confirmed that the...
  • Ranch Radio Song of the Day

    01/14/2020 7:49:16 AM PST · by cowpoke · 2 replies
    YouTube ^ | 1/14/2020 | myself
    Our tune today is Gonna Go Back To Texas by Dale Belmont & Her Texas Townsmen. THE WESTERNER
  • Supporters line up in downtown Milwaukee ahead of President Trump rally (1/14 - 7PM CST)

    01/14/2020 7:47:14 AM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 20 replies
    Fox6Now ^ | January 14, 2020
    MILWAUKEE — President Donald Trump heads to battleground Wisconsin on Tuesday to rally supporters just down the street from where Democrats will meet in six months to nominate his opponent, a campaign trip that coincides with the Democratic presidential debate in neighboring Iowa. Counter-protests and other related events organized by both Democrats and the Trump administration were planned in Milwaukee ahead of the rally at an arena in the heart of downtown. In July, Democrats are holding their national convention nearby. It will be the Republican president's first appearance in Wisconsin since July. He scheduled the rally for roughly the...
  • Why Does Washington Demonize Drug Companies? Let's First Understand Why the Prices of Drugs Are So High

    01/14/2020 7:47:11 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 86 replies
    Townhall ^ | 01/14/2020 | Stephen Moore
    Over the holidays, I read Elton John's biography, "Me." He writes about his friendship with Freddie Mercury, the ultra-talented lead singer of the rock group Queen. Mercury tragically died of AIDS at the age of 45 in 1991. Mercury was one of the last people to die of the disease in Britain during the epidemic years. John writes sadly and almost offhandedly that if Mercury had lived one year longer, he probably would have survived because of the AIDS medication that eventually saved millions of lives. Then, a few days ago, we all read on the front pages of newspapers...
  • Now Is the Time to Stay in Iraq, Not Leave

    01/14/2020 7:45:32 AM PST · by Kaslin · 19 replies
    American ^ | January 14, 2020 | Auguste Meyrat
    With the death of General Soleimani and Iran's subsequent "saving face" retaliation, many pundits and commentators have expressed fear of an escalation of violence between the U.S. and Iran, something that could even mount into a third world war. Considering that those pushing this narrative also happen to push the narrative that Trump is a fascist dictator, Obama's foreign policy was beyond reproach, and the current impeachment is completely legitimate, it's safe to assume that these critics are mistaken. Trump is unlikely to start a war with Iran; he has no reason to do so, nor does anyone want this...
  • The Iran Swamp Creatures of the USA

    01/14/2020 7:45:18 AM PST · by Fitzy_888 · 3 replies
    Amazing Polly via YouTube ^ | 1/14/2020 | Amazing Polly
    Video at link.
  • What Actor Vince Vaughn Did at a Football Game That Outraged the Left

    01/14/2020 7:42:43 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 49 replies
    Townhall ^ | 01/14/2020 | Leah Barkoukis
    President Trump and first lady Melania Trump attended the College Football National Championship game on Monday where they were given an extremely warm welcome, with the crowd loudly cheering and breaking out in “USA” chants. “This is America,” the GOP’s Rapid Response Director Steve Guest reminded on Twitter. The crowd went absolutely wild for @realDonaldTrumpand @FLOTUSat the College Football National Championship game as they walked onto the field. Chants of "USA" broke out. This is America.#LSUvsCLEM— Steve Guest (@SteveGuest) January 14, 2020 Leftists, however, were too preoccupied, it seems, with shaming those who appeared to have a friendly...
  • Booker Explains Abrams' Loss in Georgia [semi-satire]

    01/14/2020 7:41:21 AM PST · by John Semmens · 4 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 12 Jan 2020 | John Semmens
    In November of 2018 Georgia House of Representatives Minority Leader Stacey Abrams lost her race for governor. Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker (NJ) sought to explain why this far-left candidate failed to be elected. "It was because of voter suppression," Booker claimed. "People just stopped voting, even when the polls were still open. Too many Democrats had been brainwashed with the idea that you can only cast one ballot per election. Others who broke free from the brainwashing voted multiple times in various precincts around the state. If every Democrat had done this Stacey would be governor today." if...
  • Vanity: Bernies new campaign slogan...'Make Gulags Great Again!'

    01/14/2020 7:40:54 AM PST · by jdfromny · 20 replies
    Twitter | From twitterland
    This needs to go viral!
  • Christian school sues Oregon county over right to meet at church property

    01/14/2020 7:38:23 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 01/14/2020 | Michael Gryboski
    A Christian school that meets at a church has filed a lawsuit against an Oregon county after officials told the congregation that the school could not use the property.Skopos Christian School, which has around 30 students, began to hold classes at Faith on Hill Church in Milwaukie last year after they had to leave their former building. Skopos and Faith on Hill are both being represented by the Pacific Justice Institute, a conservative law firm based in Sacramento, California.PJI explained in a statement released last week that they're filing the suit under the federal Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons...
  • We are one step closer to 3D printing donor organs in outer space

    01/14/2020 7:37:05 AM PST · by null and void · 11 replies
    Plastics Today ^ | January 10, 2020 | Norbert Sparrow
    You might call it a giant leap for 3D bioprinting: Human heart cells have been 3D printed on the International Space Station (ISS) and are making their way back to Earth this week inside a SpaceX capsule. The 3D BioFabrication Facility (BFF) was developed by Techshot Inc., a commercial operator of microgravity research and manufacturing equipment, in partnership with nScrypt, a manufacturer of industrial 3D bioprinters and electronics printers. “Our BFF has the potential to transform human healthcare in ways not previously possible,” said Techshot President and CEO John Vellinger. ”We’re laying the foundation for an entire industry in space.”...