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  • 60 Minutes Crew Attacked [twice] By Migrants In Sweden

    02/18/2017 5:39:42 PM PST · by grundle · 25 replies
    There are two different attacks, so be sure to watch the whole video. It's less than four minutes long. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y8OY_KUNqQ4
  • FLASHBACK: WOW! Katie Pavlich shares ridiculous number of times GOP tried to REPEAL Obamacare

    02/15/2017 7:42:15 AM PST · by MrBlonde72 · 23 replies
    Twitchy ^ | 10/21/2016 | Sam J
    For those who keep saying the GOP has done nothing about Obamacare with their majority, check out the numbers. The GOP voted 52 times to repeal Obamacare, Obama said no. https://t.co/9M6OB7l5Ro — Katie Pavlich (@KatiePavlich) October 21, 2016 They tried to repeal Obama’s crap law 52 times … which is likely 52 times more than most naysayers realize. It’s easy to sit back and complain that the GOP doesn’t do enough, especially when you aren’t able to see the numbers. Forget the fact that Obama would veto anything they put in front of him …
  • Trump, Bannon Said To Weigh Firing Mike Flynn Over Russian Phone Calls Scandal

    02/13/2017 7:16:33 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 37 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 02/13/17 | Tyler Durden
    Top White House aide and policy adviser, Stephen Miller, sidestepped repeated chances during Sunday news shows to publicly defend embattled National Security Adviser Michael Flynn following reports that he engaged in conversations with Russian diplomat(s) about U.S. sanctions before Trump’s inauguration. The uncertainty came as Trump was dealing with North Korea’s apparent first missile launch of the year and his presidency, along with visits this week from the leaders of Israel and Canada. Pressed repeatedly, Stephen Miller said it wasn’t up to him to say whether the president retains confidence in Flynn. “It’s not for me to tell you what’s...
  • U.S. Special Forces Deployed To 70% Of The World In 2016

    02/12/2017 1:35:21 PM PST · by ForYourChildren · 24 replies
    ZeroHedge ^ | 02/11/2017 | Tyler Durden
    U.S. Special Operations Command launched a raid in Yemen’s Baida Province on Jan 29, targeting Qassim al-Rimi, the leader of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula. The first high-profile special forces operation of Trump’s presidency, the raid resulted in the deaths of at least 14 Al Qaeda fighters, 20 civilians and Navy SEAL William “Ryan” Owens. Three other Americans were reportedly wounded and an Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft was destroyed by U.S. forces after it was heavily damaged in a forced landing. Over the past few days, it has emerged that al-Rimi survived the raid and he has subsequently released an audio...
  • New York bombs ‘both pressure cookers filled with shrapnel’

    09/19/2016 12:36:41 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    France 24 ^ | September 19, 2016 | Kena Bentacur, AFP
    The bomb that injured 29 people in central New York on Saturday and another device found nearby were both shrapnel-filled pressure cookers, US media report, as law enforcement probe for potential terrorist links. Twenty-nine people were injured when a bomb exploded in New York's upmarket Chelsea neighbourhood on Saturday night, damaging buildings, shattering glass and sending shrapnel flying across the street. A second bomb was uncovered by police four blocks away and defused safely, before being sent to the FBI in Virginia for forensic examination. Both bombs were filled with shrapnel and made with pressure cookers, flip phones, Christmas lights...
  • Massive Volcano Near Naples Begins Rumbling

    12/23/2016 2:45:57 PM PST · by marshmallow · 45 replies
    A volcanic field off the shore of Sicily, near Naples, has become active, scientists report. The Campi Flegrei volcano is much larger than nearby Mt. Vesuvius, the volcano whose eruption destroyed the ancient city of Pompei. An eruption of this “supervolcano” could endanger much of Europe. News of the volcanic activity was made public less than a week after the blood of St. Januarius failed to liquefy when displayed in the Naples cathedral. Sicilians have long believed that when the miracle of St. Januarius does not occur, disaster will follow for the people of Naples. A supervolcano caused the largest...
  • Could Someone Like John Edwards Have Saved the Democrats?

    01/29/2017 12:29:34 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 43 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | January 29, 2017 | David Byler
    What happened to President Obama’s majority? The surface-level answer to this question is simple. Donald Trump won over a supermajority of white working-class voters while holding on to many traditional Republicans, allowing him to win the Electoral College. At the same time, down-ballot Republicans built on their solid showings in 2010 and 2014, which helped them retain control of Congress and significant power in the states. But there’s a deeper dimension to this question. For the past eight years, election wonks have been arguing about whether Democrats have an unassailable majority in presidential politics. The theory was straightforward: As the...
  • Oregon rancher receives government request to survey his property – read his brilliant response

    01/07/2017 2:32:45 PM PST · by Baynative · 64 replies
    Meckler - Patheos ^ | 6/23/16 | Mark Meckler
    So many people cave in and bend over backwards to accommodate the most ridiculous requests of federal and state governments, but this story is a reminder of how we all should respond when bureaucrats come knocking at our doors. Recently, Oregon ranchers Larry and Amanda Anderson received a letter by the Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife asking for permission to survey their land in order to track a nearly endangered species. The letter requested use of the landowners’ creek to document the amphibian life represented, specifically the foothill yellow-legged frog which is noted to have recently declined in population....
  • Obama’s November Surprise for Israel?

    06/09/2016 4:37:22 AM PDT · by SJackson · 19 replies
    Algemeiner ^ | June 6, 2016 | Schmuley Boteach
    Word is going around diplomatic circles that the Obama administration is planning a November surprise for Israel. Here’s what is said to be going on: The Paris peace conference last Friday, to which Israel and the Palestinians were not even invited, will end up exerting enormous pressure on Israel to create a Palestinian state. This renewed pressure will come despite evidence that a Palestinian state in the West Bank will quickly be dominated by genocidal Hamas, which is a threat to Israel and a disaster for the Palestinians. This will lead, in all likelihood, to a United Nations Security Council...
  • Could 2017 Get Any More Fabulous?

    01/02/2017 6:33:28 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 7 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 1-2-2017 | MOTUS
    The Wons getting the broom, The Donald moving in and now, this year’s  Fabulous 50 Blog Award! Check out some of the greatest Conservative and Libertarian blogs in the ether:
  • Dave Barry’s Year in Review: Trump and the ‘hideous monstrosity’ that was 2016

    01/01/2017 1:38:30 PM PST · by DFG · 56 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 01/01/2017 | Dave Barry
    In the future, Americans — assuming there are any left — will look back at 2016 and remark: “What the HELL?” They will have a point. Over the past few decades, we here at the Year in Review have reviewed some pretty disturbing years. For example, there was 2000, when the outcome of a presidential election was decided by a tiny group of deeply confused Florida residents who had apparently attempted to vote by chewing on their ballots.
  • 10 Year-End Stories Exposing the Hearts of Darkness of the Alt-Left

    01/01/2017 11:58:48 AM PST · by CHRISTIAN DIARIST · 16 replies
    The Christian Diarist ^ | January 1, 2017 | JP
    1. The Obama family’s final White House “Christmas” card actually made no mention of Christmas for the eighth straight year the first family has resided at 1600 Pennsylvania. We can only surmise that, while President Obama maintains he is a Christian, neither he, nor the first lady, nor their two daughters believed Jesus was the reason for the season. 2. Following last week’s death of actress Carrie Fisher and, the very next day, mother Debbie Reynolds, actor Charlie Sheen, who is HIV positive, who has a history of drug and alcohol abuse, who has multiple arrests on domestic violence and...
  • 39 New Years in 2017 – New Year Countdown

    01/01/2017 3:07:18 AM PST · by SES1066 · 2 replies
    Time and Date ^ | 12/31/2016
    1. Get There Last 26 hours after the first bottle of bubbly pops, Baker Island toasts the New Year. Kiritimati, Kiribati is into the second day of the year before Baker Island leaves 2016.
  • 2016: It Was A Very Good Year, Despite What The Pundits Say

    12/31/2016 6:51:55 AM PST · by IBD editorial writer · 13 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 12/30/2016 | Staff
    ar in Review: We keep reading in the mainstream press how terrible 2016 was. We beg to differ. This year was a good one for many reasons. And next year will almost certainly be better. Given the headlines, you'd think the country had suffered another Great Depression, or worse. A small sampling: "Is 2016 the Worst Year in History?" "Everything That Was Terrible About 2016" "A Brief Timeline of Very Bad Years, From 2016 to 65,000,000 B.C." "The Best of 2016: Looking for Silver Linings in a Terrible Year" "The Worst Year Ever, Until Next Year" These dour assessments are...
  • Cultural Winners and Losers of 2016

    12/30/2016 1:37:05 PM PST · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 30, 2016 | Brent Bozell
    Populism took the elites by surprise in 2016, so a review of this year's cultural winners and losers must begin with a very long list of arrogant entertainers who thought it was completely impossible for the American people to descend into a pit of despair and ignorance and elect Donald Trump. No one believed for a second the rich-and-famous losers who promised to move their arrogance to Canada or elsewhere if the Hillary Clinton juggernaut were to tank. Right behind them on the losers list is the liberal journalist Mark Miller at Esquire, who actually scolded celebrities like Taylor...
  • Here Are 14 of the Best, Worst, and Craziest Things to Happen in 2016

    12/30/2016 12:49:09 PM PST · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 30, 2016 | Erika Haas
    2016 has been, well, interesting. The world lost some of the biggest names in music, acting, literature and politics; Britain reached its breaking point - and apparently so did America; dozens were killed in terror attacks across the globe; the Cubs got their miracle; and then there were those creepy clowns. Here’s a look at some of the most memorable things that happened in 2016.  Nancy Reagan Dies at 94 Nancy Reagan passed away on March 6 at the age of 94. She served as first lady from 1981 until 1989 while her husband, former President Ronald Reagan, was...
  • ***THE LAST OFFICIAL FRIDAY SILLINESS THREAD OF 2016***

    12/30/2016 8:10:41 AM PST · by Lucky9teen · 74 replies
    Who's ready to end this year with some silliness?
  • Top Ten Most Under Reported Stories of 2016…

    12/30/2016 8:00:58 AM PST · by monkapotamus · 21 replies
    The Last Refuge (The Conservative Treehouse) ^ | December 30, 2016 | sundance
    #10 – Jeb’s failure to launch. When you think about the years of strategic planning that went into a Jeb Bush presidential campaign, well, the scope Jeb’s failure to launch just exemplifies how disconnected the professional republican apparatus was from the average voter. The party apparatchik genuinely believed Jeb Bush had a chance at winning the nomination. Hundreds of millions of corporate and individual dollars, from major GOP donors, contributed to a campaign that was intensely futile, but the people supporting Jeb seemed oblivious to the reality. Almost every incumbent republican politician aligned with his campaign. Their collective disconnect from...
  • President Obama claims he is 'confident' he could have beaten Trump in 2016

    12/26/2016 7:23:39 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 71 replies
    The Week ^ | December 26, 2016 | Jeva Lange
    President Barack Obama defended his vision of America on David Axelrod's The Axe Files podcast, claiming he is confident "that if I had run again and articulated [this vision], I think I could've mobilized a majority of the American people to rally behind it." The interview was the latest in Obama's post-election and pre-exit analysis, and he told his former senior adviser that despite Donald Trump winning, "what I would argue is, is that the culture actually did shift, that the majority does buy into the notion of a one America that is tolerant and diverse and open and full...
  • Hemmer Time: Kellyanne Conway on “How Trump Won”

    12/21/2016 9:20:23 AM PST · by taildragger · 9 replies
    Fox Radio News ^ | 12/20/2016 | Bill Hemmer
    Freepers, 24 minute interview @ the bottom, click on the sound bar, you may have to turn off some of your "blockers" to get it to run.
  • NYC Artist that MUST Be Supported!

    12/20/2016 6:49:53 AM PST · by freddy005 · 15 replies
    NY POST ^ | 12/20/16 | Scott Lobaido
    Trump-backing artist blacklisted from art show puts on his own f—ing event December 20, 2016 Scott LoBaido is an outspoken artist from Staten Island and the star of our series "Diary of a Mad White Patriot." In this installment, Scott wages war over a decision to not feature his art at an event for political reasons, and stages a yuge, super-sexy, hyper-patriotic art show of his own.
  • Politics In last-shot bid, thousands urge electoral college to block Trump...

    12/17/2016 5:37:10 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 27 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 12/17/2016 | Robert Samuels
    Pressure on members of the country’s electoral college to select someone other than Donald Trump has grown dramatically — and noisily — in recent weeks, causing some to waver, but yielding little evidence Trump will fall short when electors convene in most state capitals Monday to cast their votes. Carole Joyce of Arizona expected her role as a GOP elector to be pretty simple: She would meet the others in Phoenix and carry out a vote for Trump, who won the most votes in her state and whom she personally supported. But then came the mail and the emails and...
  • Top 10 archaeological discoveries of 2016

    12/16/2016 11:00:24 AM PST · by LouieFisk · 18 replies
    Heritage Daily ^ | December 16th, 2016 | Heritage Daily
    2016 has revealed an amazing array of archaeological discoveries, pushing the boundaries of scientific research and our understanding of the past. The following list represents 10 of the most exciting announcements across the year. 1 – Bronze Age stilt houses unearthed in East Anglian Fens Archaeologists have revealed exceptionally well-preserved Bronze Age dwellings during a series of excavations throughout the year at Must Farm quarry in the East Anglian fens that is providing an extraordinary insight into domestic life 3,000 years ago.
  • Clinton Campaign May Have Been Too Smart to Win

    12/15/2016 4:29:45 PM PST · by Trump20162020 · 97 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | 12/14/2016 | Ed Kilgore
    The hardest thing about explaining very close election defeats is that you can talk yourself into believing any number of factors, large or small, could have made the crucial difference. Hillary Clinton’s defeat came down to 100,000 votes in three states out of nearly 130 million cast nationally. That’s a deficit so tiny that the search for a single culprit will probably take political detectives down the dark road to madness. It is understandable that within the ranks of the Clinton campaign’s own high command, it is an article of faith that FBI director James Comey cost HRC the presidency...
  • Michigan to audit 'significant' mismatches in Detroit vote

    12/13/2016 6:02:48 AM PST · by TigerClaws · 37 replies
    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's elections bureau ordered an investigation Monday into substantial ballot discrepancies in a small portion of Detroit's voting precincts, after the discovery of a polling place where 300 people voted but only 50 ballots were properly sealed in a container. Since learning of the issue last week during Michigan's presidential recount, state officials have learned of similar "significant mismatch" problems at roughly 20 of Detroit's 490 precincts, said Fred Woodhams, a spokesman for Republican Secretary of State Ruth Johnson. He said there is no reason to think votes were not counted and the differences would not...
  • Palin’s Revenge

    12/09/2016 7:14:37 AM PST · by Bratch · 72 replies
    Conservatives4Palin ^ | December 08 2016 | Nicole Coulter
    Before Trump there was Palin. At first glance, the brash Manhattan billionaire bears little resemblance to the moose-hunting former Alaska governor who energized John McCain’s candidacy eight years ago. But the populist revolt rocking our nation traces directly to the announcement of an obscure but exciting VP pick on Sept. 29, 2008. Palin lit the torch. Trump ran with it. Even Barack Obama observed the symmetry, telling New York Magazine in October: ”I see a straight line between Sarah Palin and Donald Trump.” Thanks for noticing, Mr. President. Indeed, throughout the fall of 2008, Alaska Governor Sarah Palin electrified huge crowds, inspired frenetic...
  • Why Donald Trump Will Lose [Fake News Huffington Post on Election Eve!]

    12/05/2016 3:50:38 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 9 replies
    huffington puffington ^ | Monday, November 7, 2016 | William Astore ("Writer, Professor, Retired Lt. Colonel, Air Force")
    ....He’s going to lose because he’s offered no compelling vision about why he should be president. (I don’t think “making America great again” is such a vision.) What’s most remarkable to me about Trump’s campaign is how negative it’s been.... ... Trump will be done in by his own vulgarity. He will lose because he couldn’t see past the limitations of his own height — his own flawed character.
  • YOUTUBE: DFU CHRISTMAS 2016 SING-ALONG - Deck the Halls

    12/05/2016 3:32:10 PM PST · by doug from upland
    youtube ^ | 12-5-16 | DFU
    PREVIOUS SONGS: IT'S BEGINNING TO LOOK A LOT LIKE CHRISTMAS UP ON THE HOUSETOP Click on the source link and enjoy the mocking. Robby Mook is probably not going to like this.
  • Hillary Clinton so far ahead in polls that she 'doesn't even think about' Donald Trump anymore

    12/05/2016 2:59:46 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 49 replies
    telegraph uk ^ | Monday, October 24, 2016 | Ruth Sherlock
    ....Clinton is so far ahead of Donald Trump in the race for the presidency that she no longer even feels the need to pay attention to the Republican nominee. Buoyed by a double digit lead in some national polls, Mrs Clinton has said she is now looking past Mr Trump entirely, and will no longer counter allegations made by her rival. "I don’t even think about responding to him anymore,” Mrs Clinton said when asked about Mr Trump’s charge that American media outlets are in cahoots with her presidential campaign.
  • FNC’s Wallace Battles Stein — ‘Where Do You Get Off’ Saying the American People Are Calling

    12/04/2016 1:56:47 PM PST · by Nachum · 67 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/4/16 | Pam Key
    On this weekend’s broadcast of “Fox New Sunday,” host Chris Wallace got into a heated exchange with 2016 Green Party presidential nominee Dr. Jill Stein while discussing her attempts to initiate recounts of the presidential vote in several swing states.
  • I'm a Democrat and I'm ashamed at how tone deaf we've become

    12/03/2016 9:51:50 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 44 replies
    Fox News Opinion ^ | 12/3/2016 | Bryan Dean Wright
    During a shouting matching Thursday night between top aides of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, the President-elect’s campaign manager Kellyanne Conway summed up a key reason for why my Democratic Party lost – and will likely continue to lose. “There’s a difference for voters between what offends you and what affects you.” To understand what she meant, look to the recent developments in Indiana. Millions of voters in the Rust Belt are in awe as 1,100 of their fellow blue-collar workers at Carrier narrowly missed being laid off. Instead of training Mexican replacements, these Hoosiers are celebrating an American paycheck....
  • Jill Stein Fails To Provide $1M Surety Bond For Pennsylvania Recount - Election Challenge Collapses

    12/03/2016 5:21:36 PM PST · by GilGil · 60 replies
    ABC News via Conservative Treehouse ^ | 12/3/2016 | ABC News via Sundance
    FULL TITLE: Jill Stein Fails To Provide $1M Surety Bond For Pennsylvania Recount – Election Challenge Collapses… Pennsylvania – According to legal documents, Jill Stein and her campaign failed to post the $1 million bond needed to challenge the election in Pennsylvania. The court proceeding scheduled for Monday has been canceled. A “praecipe to discontinue and withdraw” was filed citing that Jill Stein did not post the $1 million needed in the matter of the 2016 presidential election. A source close to the matter told ABC27’s Dennis Owens that Monday’s scheduled court proceeding has been canceled and the challenge is...
  • Prolific film and television actor Don Calfa dead at 76

    12/03/2016 6:40:30 AM PST · by day10 · 20 replies
    Fox ^ | Today | FN
    Don Calfa, the film, stage and television actor whose credits included "The Return of the Living Dead," ''Weekend at Bernie's" and "Barney Miller," has died. His publicist Michael Perez tells The Associated Press that Calfa died Thursday in Palm Springs of natural causes. Calfa died two days before his 77th birthday. The New York City native started out on Broadway in the 1960s. Calfa appeared in dozens of comedies, dramas and horror flicks, notably as the mortician Ernie Kaltenbrunner in "The Return of the Living Dead." Calfa worked with directors such as Steven Spielberg ("1941"), Martin Scorsese ("New York, New...
  • Deadlock: Board vote means Michigan presidential hand recount may proceed

    12/02/2016 10:13:09 AM PST · by bobsunshine · 121 replies
    Detroit Free Press ^ | December 2, 2016 | Paul Egan
    Copyright see comments:
  • Newsweek Admits They Didn't Write Or Even Read "Madam President" Issue

    12/01/2016 3:41:43 PM PST · by vannrox · 65 replies
    zero hedge ^ | 1DEC16 | Tyler Durden
    Fake News: Newsweek Admits They Didn't Write Or Even Read "Madam President" Issue by Tyler Durden Dec 1, 2016 6:15 PM 0 SHARES Newsweek's political editor, Matthew Cooper, looked as though he'd had a rough month when he appeared on the Tucker Carlson show last night to discuss the "Madam President" debacle.  While the printing and distribution of the erroneous "commemorative edition" magazine was embarrassing enough, Cooper also revealed that no one at Newsweek wrote the Hillary article or even bothered to proofread it before it was shipped off to stores around the country.  Frankly, it's difficult to discern between...
  • Wisconsin Insider on Recount: Expect MASSIVE DNC Voter Fraud to be Exposed

    11/28/2016 4:03:38 PM PST · by GilGil · 103 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 11/18/2016 | Jim Hoft
    The Wisconsin Elections Commission set a timetable Monday for a recount of the presidential election but rejected a request for a hand recount. The commission is made up of three Democrats and three Republicans. It adopted the recount plans unanimously. Meanwhile a Wisconsin insider on 4Chan said to expect the recount to expose massive DNC fraud. The Anonymous “insider” says the recount will reveal people out of state voting, non citizens voting, people voting numerous times, and nursing home violations. Be ready for Trump to improve his margin of victory. Trump won Wisconsin by 27,506 votes.
  • It’s Official – Michigan Certifies Election Result: Donald Trump Wins By 10,704 Votes…

    11/28/2016 1:58:45 PM PST · by COUNTrecount · 37 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | November 28, 2016 | Sundance
    A Michigan elections panel has certified Donald Trump as the winner in the state’s presidential election today. Donald Trump won Michigan by 10,704 votes: Trump 2,279,543 (47.6%) Clinton 2,268,839 (47.4%) Johnson 172,136 (3.6%) Stein 51,463 (1.1%) The result pushes Donald Trump’s total to a massive 306 electoral vote win with only 232 electoral votes for Hillary Clinton. The Michigan State Board of Canvassers certified the election results shortly after 2 p.m. today. (link)
  • Trump Wins Michigan's 16 Electoral Votes

    11/28/2016 11:55:21 AM PST · by GilGil · 76 replies
    http://www.bloomberg.com/politics/articles/2016-11-28/urgent-trump-wins-michigan-s-16-electoral-vote | 11/28/2016 | Self
    Boy! This recount thing is totally falling apart. PA is not going to happen. WI looks like it is on life support and now MI is just certified.
  • Oops! Jill Stein Cannot File Direct Request for Recount in Pennsylvania, Must Take It to Court

    11/27/2016 8:15:02 AM PST · by GilGil · 93 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 11/26/2016 | Jim Hoft
    Per Pennsylvania regulations, there is only one way remaining for Jill Stein to get a recount in Pennsylvania and it is a complicated process. BillyPenn reports that Stein would have to file for a court appeal and present a “prima facie case” showing that voter fraud took place. While prima facie has a lower burden of proof threshold than “beyond reasonable doubt,” it is still significant. Stein would have to prove in court that fraud was “probable.” This is going to be very difficult given that even the computer specialists recommending the recount say there is no proof of hacking...
  • Election Recount to Begin in Wisconsin Following Green Party Petition, Officials Say (maybe)

    11/26/2016 2:24:06 PM PST · by GilGil · 74 replies
    NbcNews ^ | 11/25/2016 | ADAM HOWARD and ALEXANDRA JAFFE
    The fine print on her website tells donors that she cannot guarantee that a recount will happen and that any surplus money raised will go towards "election integrity efforts and to promote voting system reform." All of their money has come from private citizens, the Green Party does not accept corporate donations.
  • In 13 Headlines, the Drama of Election Night

    11/21/2016 6:20:35 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 41 replies
    NY Times ^ | 11/21/16 | MARK BULIK and STEPHEN HILTNER
    The New York Times’s election night coverage was a wide-ranging affair: live forecasts, an interactive map with real-time updates, an online chat between a handful of political reporters — not to mention more traditional reporting. But the drama of election night was also conveyed, in retrospect, by the changing headlines that topped The Times’s home page: 13 of them, in all.
  • In Memoirs, ex Pope Benedict Says Vatican 'Gay Lobby' Tried to Wield Power -Report

    07/01/2016 9:16:53 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 7 replies
    Reuters ^ | 7/1/16 | Philip Pullella
    VATICAN CITY, July 1 (Reuters) - Former Pope Benedict says in his memoirs that no-one pressured him to resign but alleges that a "gay lobby" in the Vatican had tried to influence decisions, a leading Italian newspaper reported on Friday. The book, called "The Last Conversations," is the first time in history that a former pope judges his own pontificate after it is over. It is due to be published on Sept. 9. Citing health reasons, Benedict in 2103 became the first pope in six centuries to resign. He promised to remain "hidden to the world" and has been living...
  • Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin Announces Support for Jeff Sessions as Attorney General

    11/19/2016 12:12:18 PM PST · by GilGil · 55 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/19/2016 | Katie McHugh
    West Virginia’s Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin says he will vote for GOP Sen. Jeff Sessions to be confirmed as the next Attorney General. Manchin said Friday he will vote to confirm Sessions, according to The Hill. Sessions needs a simple majority in the Senate to confirm him as the nation’s next attorney general. Republicans will control 52 Senate seats by December if the GOP wins Louisiana’s special election. The former governor may face a tough re-election in 2018: His state voted for President-Elect Donald Trump with every single county voting Republican and giving him 68.7 percent of the vote. Manchin...
  • Anonymous Wolf - Ted Nugent on Donald Trump win (What a speech)

    11/19/2016 11:58:15 AM PST · by GilGil · 13 replies
    Youtube ^ | 11/9/2016 | Ted Nugent
    Anonymous Wolf - Ted Nugent on Donald Trump win.
  • Japan PM in NY for 1st Meeting by Foreign Leader With Trump( Trump commanding respect)

    11/17/2016 6:04:21 PM PST · by GilGil · 20 replies
    ABC News ^ | 11/17/2016 | Michael Astor
    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he believes Donald Trump is a leader in whom he can have great confidence after meeting with the president-elect Thursday. Abe, who became the first world leader to meet with Trump since his election, was seeking reassurances over the future of U.S.-Japan security and trade relations. He described the meeting as "really, really cordial" but offered few details of their discussion. "I do believe that without confidence between the two nations (the) alliance would never function in the future and as an outcome of today's discussion I am convinced Mr. Trump is a leader...
  • Trump Transition Update: Meeting with Henry Kissinger, Nikki Haley, Rick Scott and More

    11/17/2016 11:29:35 AM PST · by GilGil · 31 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/17/2016 | Alex Swoyer
    President-elect Donald Trump will meet with more than eight people before his evening meeting in New York with Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday. A few of the individuals who will meet with the President-elect on Thursday include: Former National Security Advisor Henry Kissinger South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley Rep. Jeb Hensarling Florida Gov. Rick Scott Gen. Jack Keane Oracle Chief Safra Catz Admiral Michael Rogers Former Cincinnati Mayor Ken Blackwell...
  • Memo to millennials, that awful feeling you've got is called losing. It happens...

    11/17/2016 7:30:06 AM PST · by Beave Meister · 16 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 11/16/2016 | PIERS MORGAN
    Cheer up, American millennials! I mean, seriously, CHEER THE **** UP! Oh, I know you’ve had a rough week ever since Donald Trump won the election. But it’s time to get a grip. STOP crying. STOP taking personal days off work to ‘process’ what happened. STOP huddling with your equally distraught buddies in Starbucks over your Venti Iced White Chocolate Mocha. STOP howling away on social media about how unfair life is and how it’s the end of the planet as we know it. STOP updating the exact number Hillary won the popular vote by, because it doesn’t bloody matter....
  • Elections are war by other means

    11/17/2016 5:26:52 AM PST · by Interesting Times · 6 replies
    American Thinker ^ | Nov. 17, 2016 | Scott Swett
    The 2016 presidential campaign, we are told, was nasty and divisive to an unprecedented degree. As students of history are aware, this characterization is far from accurate. But more importantly, we seem to have forgotten the very purpose of elections, which is to provide a non-violent way to adjudicate differences between opposing factions.  The alternative is open warfare – consider the endless revolutions in South America or America's own Civil War. Appalling though the recent election cycle may seem, it was a war of words, not of bullets. As the dust settles, the losers petition for a greater share of...
  • More Winning – Univision Lays Off 200 As Profits Collapse…

    11/16/2016 12:39:12 PM PST · by GilGil · 19 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | 11/16/2016 | Sundance
    (Via Washington Post) The Spanish-language media giant Univision Communications will lay off almost 6 percent of its workforce — between 200 and 250 people — after it slipped into the red last quarter, the company announced Wednesday.
  • Jonathan Gruber: Obamacare is irrelevant to economic growth ( why democrats losing it all)

    11/15/2016 6:26:51 PM PST · by GilGil · 20 replies
    Fox Business ^ | 11/15/2016 | Maria Bartiromo
    Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber on the impact of the ACA on small business and U.S. economic growth. (you won't believe your ears but you will understand why democrats are losing bigly)