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  • Trump Blocked Me on Twitter and It’s Costing Me My Career

    07/17/2017 4:04:02 PM PDT · by NohSpinZone · 109 replies
    Fortune ^ | 7/14/17 | Rebecca Buckwalter-Poza
    Most of my writing is about the Trump administration. In fact, my mandate from Pacific Standard is “Trump and the law.” On Twitter, the bulk of my recent follower growth and new relationships with others in the politico-legal sphere have come out of responding quickly when the president tweets and engaging the threads of conversation that flow from those tweets. So when President Donald Trump blocked me in June, apparently for suggesting that Russia influenced the outcome of the 2016 election, he harmed me professionally. Even though I knew @realDonaldTrump was important to my career, it still took me at...
  • U.S. House May Vote to Block F-35 Sale to Turkey

    07/08/2017 7:41:04 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 33 replies
    Armenian Weekly ^ | July 7, 2017 | weekly staff
    House Rules Committee Set to Consider Multiple Amendments Imposing Sanctions over Turkey’s May 16 Attacks on Peaceful Protesters WASHINGTON—Political fallout from the May 16 attacks by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s security detail against peaceful protesters in Washington, D.C. continued into Congressional appropriations season, with the introduction of four amendments — by Representatives Dave Trott (R-Mich.), David Cicilline (D-R.I.), Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.), and Don Beyer (D-Va.) —to impose sanctions on Turkey, reported the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA). Representatives Dave Trott (R-MI), Don Beyer (D-Va.), David Cicilline (D-R.I.), and Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.) have introduced amendments sanctioning Turkey for the Erdogan-ordered attacks against peaceful protesters...
  • Greek court blocks second extradition request for Turkish soldiers

    04/25/2017 7:54:22 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 3 replies
    KOM News ^ | 25 April 2017 15:11 CEST | none stated
    A Greek appeals court ruled on Tuesday against Ankara’s request to extradite three of eight Turkish soldiers who fled across the border to Greece after last year’s failed coup attempt.In January, Greece’s top court had blocked the extradition of all eight men, who Turkey alleges were involved in efforts to overthrow the government. Ankara then filed a second extradition request.The court is expected to rule in the coming weeks on the five cases remaining from the second requestThe three majors, three captains and two sergeant-majors landed a helicopter in Greece on July 16 and sought asylum, saying they feared for...
  • Trump Moves To Block Recounts Nationwide, Says Stein Has ‘No Evidence’

    12/03/2016 5:09:20 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 76 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 12/02/16 | Phillip Stucky
    Representatives of President-elect Donald Trump are challenging recount motions in Pennsylvania and Michigan, according to Politico. “Despite being no more than a blip on the electoral radar, Stein has now commandeered Pennsylvania’s electoral process, with an eye toward doing the same to the Electoral College,” the complaint filed Thursday states. “There is no evidence — or even an allegation — that any tampering with Pennsylvania’s voting systems actually occurred.” Green Party candidate Jill Stein is responsible for pushing the recount efforts in those states, and called Trump’s motion “outrageous.” “The recount in Michigan, which has been driven by an outpouring of grassroots support...
  • Electoral College Voters Form Group To Block Trump Presidency [fake news-jimrob]

    12/01/2016 9:30:39 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 105 replies
    The Hill ^ | 12/01/16 | BROOKE SEIPEL
    Electoral College voters based in Colorado have formed a political non-profit to block Donald Trump from the presidency. According to The Denver Post, Michael Baca, a Democratic elector, filed paperwork Tuesday with the Colorado Secretary of State's Office to create the "Hamilton Electors," a group able to fundraise unlimited donations from individuals, corporations and labor unions for political reasons. The goal of the group is to convince Republican and Democratic Electoral College voters to unify behind a Republican alternative for President or force an Electoral College deadlock. “I was opposed, actually, to raising money because I would prefer to just...
  • Clinton Campaign Uses Noise Machine To Block Reporters From Hearing Fundraiser Speech

    04/07/2016 9:57:23 PM PDT · by Nachum · 21 replies
    Hillary Clinton’s campaign team reportedly used a static noise machine on Thursday to block reporters outside of a fundraiser in Denver from hearing her remarks. That’s according to Stan Bush, a reporter for Denver’s CBS-4, who was stationed outside of the event, which was held outdoors at the home of Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, a superdelegate who has endorsed Clinton. Stan Bush ✔ ‎@StanBushTV Guess @HillaryClinton campaign dsn't want reporters to hear fundraiser speech. Turned on a static noise machine pointed at us when she spoke 5:08 PM - 7 Apr 2016 1,235 1,235 Retweets 1,136
  • Anti-Donald Trump protesters block Ariz. road

    03/19/2016 1:49:39 PM PDT · by BigEdLB · 86 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 3/19/16 | Meg Wagner
    Make America late again. Anti-Donald Trump protesters blocked an Arizona highway and created a traffic nightmare in a bid to keep the GOP front-runner and his supporters from attending a Saturday rally in Fountain Hills.
  • A Carved Stone Block Upends Assumptions About Ancient Judaism

    12/08/2015 7:32:46 PM PST · by Faith Presses On · 47 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 12/8/15 | Isabel Kershner
    BEIT SHEMESH, Israel — The carved stone block is about the size of an occasional table. It has held its secrets for two millenniums. Whoever engraved its enigmatic symbols was apparently depicting the ancient Jewish temples. But what makes the stone such a rare find in biblical archaeology, according to scholars, is that when it was carved, the Second Temple still stood in Jerusalem for the carver to see. The stone is a kind of ancient snapshot. And it is upending some long-held scholarly assumptions about ancient synagogues and their relationship with the Temple, a center of Jewish pilgrimage and...
  • German Citizens Blocking Bus Loads of Invaders ATTACKED by POLICE (Video)

    10/12/2015 11:26:49 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 94 replies
    You Tube ^ | 10/12/15
    <p>No flags swinging welcoming culture, but angry citizens express their displeasure in front because they do not want "refugees".</p> <p>Policemen protect the transportation of illegal immigrants, pushing away the citizens, threatening with pepper spray and say fuck off.</p> <p>Citizens say: "You go against your own people- you go in front, we pay your money, our children their future is ruined - you are ruining this country. Do have any honor left in your bodies?".</p>
  • U.S. Moves to Block Russian Military Buildup in Syria

    09/09/2015 5:26:52 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 24 replies
    NY Times ^ | 09/08/15 | MICHAEL R. GORDON and ERIC SCHMITT
    The United States on Tuesday moved to head off preparations for a suspected Russian military buildup in Syria as Bulgaria agreed to an appeal from the Obama administration to shut its airspace to Russian transport planes. The planes’ destination was the Syrian port city of Latakia. The administration has also asked Greece to close its airspace to the Russian flights, Greek and American officials said, but Greece has not publicly responded to the request. Over the weekend, two giant Russian Condor transport planes ferried more supplies and equipment from an air base in southern Russia across Iran and Iraq to...
  • Omega-3 may block psychosis years later, study finds

    08/12/2015 5:35:41 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 6 replies
    Medical XPress ^ | 08/11/15
    Omega-3, a fatty acid found in oily fish, may prevent the onset of schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders long after being consumed, according to a study released Tuesday. Up to seven years after taking omega-3 supplements for 12 weeks, young people at "ultra-high" risk were less likely to have suffered the debilitating condition than a control group given a placebo, reported the study. Schizophrenia is characterized by delusions and hallucinations, including hearing voices and seeing things that do not really exist. It typically emerges during adolescence or early adulthood, either abruptly or gradually. There is no cure. Current treatment focuses...
  • Supremes Block Voter ID; Decline to hear case

    06/29/2015 4:05:28 PM PDT · by Nachum · 43 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | 6/29/15 | Brian Lilley
    The Supreme Court effectively blocked an attempt by Arizona and Kansas to require voter ID after the high court declined to hear an appeal. By rejecting a joint appeal by the states, the high court left in place a November 2014 ruling by the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. That appeals court decided that the U.S. Election Assistance Commission, a federal agency that oversees changes to state voter registration procedures, was not required to grant the states' request that proof of citizenship be added to registration requirements. The Election Assistance Commission was established in 2002 to support and enforce...
  • Dozens of House Republicans to the Senate: Block AG Nominee Loretta Lynch

    02/24/2015 8:41:53 AM PST · by Servant of the Cross · 12 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 2/24/2015 | Katie Pavlich
    In a letter sent to the Senate Judiciary Committee Monday, dozens of House Republicans are urging members to block the confirmation of attorney general nominee and U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch. "We respectfully ask that you refuse to vote Ms. Lynch out of the committee, and that you return her nomination to the President," the letter, signed by 51 House Republicans, states. "We appreciate Ms. Lynch for her many years of outstanding service to our nation. Nonetheless, having observed her nomination hearing testimony, we can only conclude that she has no intention of departing in any meaningful way from the policies...
  • Senate Dems Block Homeland Security Funding Bill

    02/03/2015 5:18:54 PM PST · by Nachum · 13 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 2/3/15 | MICHAEL WARREN
    On Tuesday, Democrats took advantage of the Senate's filibuster rules to block a bill that would fund the Department of Homeland Security through the fiscal year. The bill, which passed the House of Representatives last month, would fund the department at current levels but block funding for implementing President Obama's December 2014 executive order on immigration. ABC News reports that just 51 senators voted to close debate on the bill, with every Democrat voting against cloture and effectively blocking the Senate's ability to hold a vote on the legislation:
  • Time to Throw EVERYTHING We Have at Obama- and Put a Stop to this Shameless, Vengeful Maniac

    11/06/2014 4:50:23 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 32 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 06 November 2014 | Reaganite Republican
    He's the most powerful man in the world... but also the first US president to treat the US Constitution with such unmitigated contempt and engage in serial power grabs as what can only be described as a 6-year date rape of America continues... what to do?  As many of us told you even in 2008, the guy never intended to do anything 'bipartisan', 'post-racial', nor to strengthen this country economically, strategically, or any other way... Obama is a radical communist kook- anti-white, anti-capitalist, anti-democratic, anti-America, and anti-liberty. Now that the dumber half of the electorate is finally figuring this out,...
  • Obama on Republicans: "They Don't Do Anything Except Block Me And Call Me Names"

    06/27/2014 7:11:47 PM PDT · by Nachum · 87 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | 6/27/14 | Truth Revolt
    Vid at link
  • Police block Mexico hospital, 6 may have radiation [poisoning]

    12/06/2013 11:50:56 AM PST · by Lorianne · 39 replies
    WKOW ^ | 06 December 2013 | Adriana Gomes Lincon, Emilio Lopez
    PACHUCA, Mexico (AP) - Federal police blocked access Friday to a central Mexico hospital where six people were reported to have been admitted with radiation exposure. An official familiar with the case confirmed Mexican media reports that the six have been admitted to the general hospital in the city of Pachuca and may have been exposed to a stolen source of cobalt-60.
  • Supreme Court refuses to block Texas abortion restrictions

    11/19/2013 3:28:52 PM PST · by ColdOne · 70 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | 11/19/13 | Shannon Bream
    DEVELOPING: The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to block controversial Texas abortion restrictions that have been called some of the strictest in the country. The court by a 5-4 vote denied a request by Planned Parenthood to block a ruling by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, which allows key parts of the Texas abortion law to stay in effect while the case plays out.
  • Brick Laying and Masonry [video only] (Skill and artistry)

    11/14/2013 6:13:46 PM PST · by servo1969 · 23 replies
    YouTube.com ^ | 3-1-2008 | masonryworktools.com
    Mesmerizing masonry.
  • New York Times Columnist Tried to Block Publication of Book in Israel: Alaa al-Aswany

    10/29/2013 8:48:27 AM PDT · by Nachum · 1 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | 10/29/13 | Alana Goodman
    A newly hired New York Times columnist is an anti-Israel conspiracy theorist who is so opposed to “normalization” with the Jewish state that he once fought to prevent a think tank from translating his novel into Hebrew. Influential Egyptian author Alaa al-Aswany sparked controversy in literary circles in 2010 when he tried to block the Israel Palestine Center for Research and Information from publishing a Hebrew translation of his novel The Yacoubian Building. IPCRI co-chairman Gershon Baskin told the Washington Free Beacon that his organization enlisted Amos Schocken, the editor of left-leaning Israeli daily Haaretz, to publish the Hebrew translation....