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  • Wall shutdown drives Hispanics to back Trump

    01/18/2019 7:08:37 PM PST · by upchuck
    Don Surber's blog ^ | Jan 18, 2019 | Don Surber
    According to NPR, most Hispanics support President Donald John Trump. His job approval is +4 among Hispanics, while it is -10 among whites and -76 among black people. The poll was conducted last weekend. It showed a 37-point gain for the president among Hispanics in two months. The NPR poll consistently shows President Trump has a low job approval. He was minus 11 in the first one in February 2017. Two years later, he is minus 14. So his low numbers overall are not news. But going from minus 33 among Hispanic voters to plus 4 in two months is...
  • “Today Is A Bad Day For Us”; CNN Has Their Night Ruined By Mueller’s Denial Of BuzzFeed

    In response, CNN’s Jeffrey Toobin openly lamented Mueller’s remarks; “Today is a bad day for us. It reinforces every bad stereotype about the news media” Toobin was responding to Mueller’s denial of the BuzzFeed report, in which his spokesperson said: “BuzzFeed’s description of specific statements to the Special Counsel’s Office, and characterization of documents and testimony obtained by this office, regarding Michael Cohen’s Congressional testimony are not accurate,” Watch below to revel in CNN’s devastation:
  • Airline AeroMexico offering discounts to Americans with Mexican DNA

    01/18/2019 6:58:57 PM PST · by DoodleBob · 7 replies
    New York Post ^ | January 17, 2019 | Chris Perez
    In an attempt to boost tourism from the US, Mexico’s national airline carrier has a “DNA Discounts” program — which offers flights at lower rates for Americans with Mexican DNA. The promotion was unveiled in an ad last year by AeroMexico, the company offering it, but it’s only just now going viral.

    01/18/2019 6:50:08 PM PST · by vikingrinn · 19 replies
    The Dallas Morning News ^ | 1/17/2019 | Editorial
    'the president would agree to a sweeping deal to protect young people who were brought to this country without authorization at ages when they had no say over what happened to them.'
  • Pets...My Parakeet paces in cage, even tho I let him out!

    01/18/2019 6:49:15 PM PST · by lee martell · 19 replies
    January 18, 2019 | Lee Martell
    I have two parakeets; Sky Blue and Ice Cube. I have owned them for about two years. Last December, I finally got enough nerve to start letting them out of their cages for one to three hours, few times a week. One reason I began now, vs waiting for warmer Spring weather , is because Ice Cube has begun pacing in his cage. Back and forth on a perch. It makes me dizzy just to watch. I'm thinking he must be bored out of his mind or just want to spread his wings a little. They both like it. Neither...
  • Will Germany use autobahn speed limits to cut carbon emissions?

    01/18/2019 6:40:21 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 8 replies
    Deutsche Welle ^ | 01.18.2019 | js/sms (dpa, Reuters)
    The German government tasked a commission known as the National Platform on the Future of Mobility with finding ways to lower the country’s carbon emissions in order to meet EU targets. Although a final report is not due to be published until late March, draft proposals seen by news agencies on Friday are likely to face fierce resistance from citizens, industry and politicians fearful of angering either. Among the proposals featured in the paper were a fuel tax hike from 2023 onward, an end to tax breaks for diesel cars, electric and hybrid vehicle quotas, and a 130 kmh (80...
  • President To Make ‘Major Announcement’ Tomorrow At 3 PM LIVE From White House...

    01/18/2019 6:39:21 PM PST · by Based Newsman · 15 replies
    In a late Friday tweet, President Trump has teased what he calls a ‘major announcement’ about the Southern border and the government shutdown tomorrow afternoon at 3 pm. @realDonaldTrump I will be making a major announcement concerning the Humanitarian Crisis on our Southern Border, and the Shutdown, tomorrow afternoon at 3 P.M., live from the @WhiteHouse. Trump should declare a national emergency, shift funds out of the Pentagon, build The Great Wall, open the government and charge Democrats with finding excuses not to secure our border because they have a demographic and ideological interest in changing the face of the...
  • You Haven't Earned the Right to Criticize Trump

    01/18/2019 6:31:52 PM PST · by rebuildus · 4 replies
    YouTube ^ | 1/18/19 | Patrick Rooney
    You Haven't Earned the Right to Criticize Trump Patrick Rooney of ("Freedom. Rediscovered...") discusses President Trump's critics. Have you earned the right to criticize him? Not likely. Essential News, Culture, Independence, Health & Fitness
  • Thank You For Canceling Pelosi's Trip, Mr. President

    01/18/2019 6:17:25 PM PST · by Kaslin · 13 replies ^ | January 18, 2019 | Larry Provost
    Mr. President, thank you very much for canceling Nancy Pelosi’s worthless trip to Afghanistan. Believe me, the last thing the majority of troops want to see is Nancy Pelosi, an official who has done nothing but call for the cutting funding for the military and was part of the gang that cut military retirement benefits, during wartime, a few years ago. However, there are quite a few more reasons as to why President Trump, again, has done a good thing. These visits by Congressional delegations are mostly dog and pony shows. Troops have to spend hours or even days...
  • BuzzFeed stands by Cohen report: Mueller should 'make clear what he's disputing'

    01/18/2019 6:14:26 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 64 replies
    The Hill ^ | 01/18/19 | Owen Daugherty
    BuzzFeed Editor-in-Chief Ben Smith said Friday that he stands by the outlet's reporting following a rare statement from special counsel Robert Mueller's office disputing its report about allegations against Michael Cohen, President Trump's former lawyer. "We stand by our reporting and the sources who informed it, and we urge the Special Counsel to make clear what he's disputing," Smith said in a statement. BuzzFeed reported Thursday that Trump instructed Cohen to lie to Congress about the timing of negotiations over a potential Trump Tower in Moscow. The story cited two federal law enforcement officials involved in an investigation of the...
  • Sen. Chase wears handgun to podium to present bills in committee

    01/18/2019 6:07:15 PM PST · by topfile · 27 replies
    Richmond Times-Dispatch ^ | Jan 15 2919 | Patrick Wilson
    It’s not just her bills that are sparking attention. State Sen. Amanda Chase, R-Chesterfield, generated buzz on Tuesday by presenting them while wearing her .38-caliber revolver in a custom-made holster. The first-term senator — a fan of government transparency and opponent of the Equal Rights Amendment — said she wore the gun following an incident Monday in which Capitol Police were called after immigration-rights supporters confronted Sen. Dick Black, R-Loudoun. Chase said she always carries her gun in concealed fashion but decided Tuesday was a good day to carry openly when she presented her bills in the Senate Privileges and...
  • Tech execs are telling Cramer behind closed doors that they support Trump's hardline trade policy...

    01/18/2019 6:05:41 PM PST · by cba123 · 9 replies
    CNBC ^ | Published 6:57 PM ET Mon, 14 Jan 2019 Updated 7:07 PM ET Mon, 14 Jan 2019 | Elizabeth Gurdus
    Technology executives are telling Jim Cramer off camera that they support the Trump administration's hawkish approach to trade with China, the CNBC host says. The "Mad Money" host lists the pro-trade-war arguments he's hearing. "If we're ever going to do anything about China, this is the perfect time," he says. -- Technology executives are telling CNBC's Jim Cramer that they're willing to endure short-term pain from the U.S.-China trade war in favor of the long-term payoff. "When I went out to San Francisco last week, I heard the same thing from a surprising number of people in the tech industry...
  • Christians and Muslims Together Commemorate 800th Anniv of Encounter Between St Francis and Sultan

    01/18/2019 6:03:46 PM PST · by marshmallow · 3 replies
    Agenzia Fides ^ | 1/15/19
    Lahore (Agenzia Fides) - To commemorate the historic event of the encounter between St. Francis with the Sultan of Egypt, AL-Kamil in the year 1219, modernize it in today's Pakistan, launching a universal message of tolerance, friendship, dialogue, common commitment for peace: in this spirit the National Commission for Interreligious Dialogue and Ecumenism, within the Conference of Catholic Bishops of Pakistan, organized a meeting to inaugurate the activities that, in 2019, will commemorate the event in Pakistan 800 years ago, in the name of Islamic-Christian dialogue. As Agenzia Fides learns, Franciscan Sebastian Shaw, Archbishop of Lahore and President of the...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Tunes For Our Troops: The Million Dollar Quartet ~ 19 January 2019

    01/18/2019 6:03:38 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 41 replies
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  • North Sumatra Protests Against Protestant Church [Indonesia]

    01/18/2019 5:58:49 PM PST · by marshmallow · 3 replies
    AsiaNews ^ | 1/16/19 | Mathias Hariyadi
    Places of worship, especially non-Islamic ones, are one of the most controversial issues in Indonesia. The dispute began last August. Complaints stem from the lack of permits for the use of residential housing for religious purposes.Jakarta (AsiaNews) – The local Synod of Churches of Indonesia (MPH-PGIW) has condemned the latest "episode of intolerance" against a Protestant community in Medan Labuan, North Sumatra (Sumatera) province. Three days ago, local Muslims (picture 1) staged a protest that prevented the members of the Bethel Church of Indonesia of Philadelphia (GBI), in Martubung district, from entering a house of prayer. The authorities claim that...
  • National Emergency? Trump Will Make 'Major Announcement' On Border Crisis Tomorrow Afternoon

    01/18/2019 5:52:16 PM PST · by Kaslin · 56 replies ^ | January 18, 2019 | Matt Vespa
    Is it coming tomorrow? House Democrats are still holding the line on denying President Trump his border wall. The $5 billion proposal led to the current shutdown, now the longest in American history. Trump wants to at least get part of the border wall built. Democrats are not in a bipartisan mode. They just retook the House on the overarching promise to fight this White House not work with it.  I will be making a major announcement concerning the Humanitarian Crisis on our Southern Border, and the Shutdown, tomorrow afternoon at 3 P.M., live from the @WhiteHouse.— Donald J....
  • Bishop Soto [Sacramento] Suspends Hand Holding, Shaking Hands During Mass

    01/18/2019 5:51:28 PM PST · by marshmallow · 1 replies
    To avoid spread of fluThe following comes from a Jan. 10 notice on the Sacramento diocese website.The California Department of Public Health has reported that the incidence of flu and flu-like illnesses is widespread and has reached a level requiring that we enact preventive measures to mitigate the possibility of infection at Mass. In order to protect the health and well-being of everyone, Bishop Soto has issued the following directives: – The use of the Communion cup is suspended temporarily. – Receive the Body of Christ in the hand (although receiving on the tongue is permitted) – Do not shake...
  • Papal Advisers Say Francis Will Know Right Moment to Act on Women Deacons

    01/18/2019 5:46:42 PM PST · by marshmallow · 10 replies
    Crux ^ | 1/16/19 | Christopher White
    NEW YORK - Members of Pope Francis’s study commission on women deacons spoke publicly for the first time Tuesday, saying the pope has their report and expressing confidence that when the moment comes, he’ll make the right call. “He will know the time to say something,” said Phyllis Zagano, a senior research associate-in-residence and adjunct professor of religion at Hofstra University, who served on the commission. In the meantime, Zagano suggested that rank and file Catholics also have a role to play in the discussions around the subject. “It’s up to the Church to make noise,” she said, while also...
  • Special counsel's office: Buzzfeed's report 'not accurate'

    01/18/2019 5:45:34 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 16 replies
    Fox News ^ | 18 JAN 2019 | Fox News Show Clips
    Jan. 18, 2019 - 5:03 - Special counsel's office issues rare public statement to dispute Buzzfeed report; reaction from former assistant U.S. attorney Andrew McCarthy.
  • Interview “Donald Trump is going to ROCK the Planet”

    01/18/2019 5:44:26 PM PST · by diverteach · 13 replies
    Show - London Real” ^ | Mar 18, 2016 | Dan Pena
    Quite possibly THE best interview ever heard