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    12/13/2018 12:29:18 PM PST · by Elderberry · 14 replies ^ | 12/13/2018 | Harry Storm
    Thousands have signed a petition calling for the judge in an ex-Baylor frat president’s rape case to resign or be removed from office after he accepted a plea deal that involved no jail time. On Monday, Judge Ralph Strother accepted the plea agreement for Jacob W. Anderson, a former Baylor student who was accused of raping a woman referred to as Donna Doe in 2016. As part of the deal, Anderson agreed to plea to a lesser charge of unlawful restraint and will not have to register as a sex offender. Strother and Assistant District Attorney Hilary LaBorde, who prosecuted...
  • Trump lashes out at ‘crazed’ Brzezinski for using homophobic slur to describe Pompeo

    12/13/2018 12:11:56 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 31 replies
    AOL News ^ | December 13, 2018 | Geobeats
    President Trump lashed out at Mika Brzezinski, co-host of MSNBC’s ‘Morning Joe,’ for using a homophobic slur to describe Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Brzezinski, in a discussion about Pompeo’s recent interview with ‘Fox & Friends,’said on Wednesday: “I understand that Donald Trump doesn’t care…But why doesn’t Mike Pompeo care right now? Are the pathetic deflections that we just heard when he appeared on Fox and Friends, is that a patriot speaking, or a wannabe dictator’s buttboy?” Trump reacted via Twitter on Thursday: “If it was a Conservative that said what ‘crazed’ Mika Brzezinski stated on her show yesterday, using...
  • Campaign Finance Violations? Reveal The Congressional Hush Fund Hypocrites?

    12/13/2018 8:29:22 AM PST · by Starman417 · 9 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 12-13-18 | Daniel John Sobieski
    Which is worse – candidate, businessman and then still private citizen Donald Trump using his own money to make what Hillary Clinton might call “bimbo eruptions” go away to protect his brand and himself from personal embarrassment, or Congress using taxpayer money in a slush fund to pay off those sexually harassed by sitting office holders? As Penny Nance, president and CEO of Concerned Women for America, notes in USA Today: Literally a year ago — as the #MeToo era was erupting — the nation was waking up to news that a secret congressional "hush fund" had been used by Members of...
  • Christmastime Jihad

    12/13/2018 8:14:57 AM PST · by OddLane · 3 replies
    Youtube ^ | 12/13/18 | Gerard Perry
    Some thoughts on the Strasbourg attack, and how we can prevent such incidents in the future.
  • A Scientific Look at Adam and Eve

    12/13/2018 7:15:24 AM PST · by Thistooshallpass9 · 1 replies
    "Our knowledge of God is made larger with every discovery we make about the world.” —Joseph H Taylor Jr., Winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1993. This episode examines several recent scientific findings that provide confirmation of an ancient authority. (A powerful 25 minutes, but the most compelling part is from 1:00 to about 6:30).
  • Napolitano on Trump’s Cohen Defense: ‘No Rational Person’ Could Claim Exoneration

    12/13/2018 7:13:35 AM PST · by jmaroneps37 · 25 replies ^ | Dec 12, 2018 | Wayne Dupree
    The attacks on President Trump and us from Fox News never stop. Here's what Wayne Dupree has posted. "I cannot stand to listen to Napolitano. He only has something positive to say about Trump on the 5th Tuesday of every month ending in the letter “D”. It seems ever since Judge Andrew Napolitano got suspended from Fox News, he has been unhinged about President Trump. They must have something pretty bad hanging over him for him to be doing this day in and day out." Dupree quotes former (night session small New Jersey town traffic court" Judge Andrew Napolitano on...
  • Gilboa Snake - Double Barrel AR15

    12/13/2018 5:10:00 AM PST · by w1n1 · 12 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 12/13/2018 | L Gilboa
    Chambered in .223 Rem./5.56 NATO, the Snake SBR was created by Armos Gulan from Israel. The reason for such an extreme design lies in the challenge that the Israeli tactical team had face while encountered in their missions. That is the “window of opportunity” to lay down more lead towards a target within that milisecond. For instances some scenario such as spotting a target crossing a path or goes through a window. So how do you deliver the maximum amount of fire power at that instances? Use the “Snake”, this was the main reason for its creation. Theres also the...
  • Danger: Underdogs Ahead

    12/13/2018 5:03:50 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 13 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 12-13-18 | MOTUS
    I note that the Washington Republicans are already whining about not being able to (fill-in-the-blank) because of the uncooperative Democrats: Rep. Scalise: Pro-Border Security Democrats ‘Being Held Hostage by Extreme Radicals’ Like Nancy Pelosi. Finally, they’re back in the underdog position they’re so fond of and comfortable with.Republicans have proved themselves useless in advancing their own agenda. Take Michigan for example: our supreme RINO governor Rick Synder will be leaving office at the end of an 8 year run having done nothing other than sign a right to work bill into law while also expanding Michigan’s Medicaid under Obama’s “Affordable...
  • The Democrats’ “Biggest Stars” Just Keep Growing Dimmer

    12/13/2018 4:26:01 AM PST · by EyesOfTX · 26 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon
    Today’s Campaign Update (Because The Campaign Never Ends) Whoa, whoa, whoa! Ted, you’re not supposed to say that out loud. – California Rep. Ted Lieu is one of the most execrable members of congress. In addition to the mere fact of being a Democrat, Lieu joins Maxine Waters in combining the worst combination of character traits any human being can possess: Overwhelming arrogance mixed with massive stupidity. On Wednesday, these traits led Lieu to let one of the many Democrat unspoken cats out of the bag on national television, telling CNN’s vapid host Brianna Keiller the following: “I would love...
  • Theresa May Wins But With Strong Opposition

    12/13/2018 3:58:17 AM PST · by Nextrush · 4 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 12/12/2018 | Nextrush/Self
    "The result of this #ConfidenceVote confirms that the Tory Party is institutionally Europhile. The only hope for Brexit is for the 17.4 million to back the only notable party which backs it 100% and that is UKIP-the party of Brexit" United Kingdom Independence Party leader Gerard Batten On Twitter 12/12/2018 "Mrs. May limps on to her next failure, the deal won't pass and the real crisis is close" "Mr. Brexit" Nigel Farage On Twitter 12/12/2018 In the end there were 117 votes against her among the 300 or so Conservative members of the House of Commons. That was over one-third...
  • "An Impossible Son, an Impossible Deliverance" (Advent sermon on Judges 13:2-7 and Luke 1:26-38)

    12/12/2018 9:16:02 PM PST · by Charles Henrickson · 1 replies ^ | December 12, 2018 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    “An Impossible Son, an Impossible Deliverance” (Judges 13:2-7; Luke 1:26-38) It was an impossible situation. For forty years, Israel had been suffering under the oppression of the Philistines. The Philistines were looting their cities and ravaging their countryside. It was a period of great distress. Israel was in a dark and hopeless time. Often, though, in God’s way of doing things, dark and hopeless times give birth to new hope and renewed faith. So the Lord heard the Israelites’ cries of distress and did for them what was humanly impossible: He delivered them from the hand of the Philistines. But...
  • Projected 250 jobs coming to Midlands community rocked by recent job losses (South Carolina)

    12/12/2018 7:44:08 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    The State ^ | December 11, 2018 | Tom Barton
    COLUMBIA, S.C. -- A Midlands community rocked by recent job losses received some good news Tuesday. Healthcare U.S. Co., a Chinese-based memory-foam mattress manufacturer, announced plans to establish new operations in Fairfield County and create up to 250 new jobs. S.C. Gov. Henry McMaster and the S.C. Department of Commerce announced the company plans to invest $45 million to open a 650,000-square-foot facility in Winnsboro in the first quarter of 2019. Hiring will begin early next year, according to a press release. The state’s Coordinating Council for Economic Development awarded Fairfield County a $300,000 grant to assist with the costs...
  • Judicial Watch Set To Investigate Claims Of Ballot Harvesting (YouTube)

    12/12/2018 5:19:30 PM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyColonel · 14 replies
    Allegations of ballot harvesting in California are leading conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch to launch an investigation.
  • It’s ridiculous that it’s unconstitutional for Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to run for president

    12/12/2018 2:48:21 PM PST · by C19fan · 79 replies
    Vox ^ | December 12, 2018 | Matthew Yglesias
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is the biggest star in the Democratic Party, and she has been ever since she unseated Rep. Joe Crowley in a surprise primary upset in May. That her win didn’t, in the final analysis, launch a wave of leftist primary victories only goes to show what a phenomenon she personally is. Not everyone shares her brand of politics, of course, but her constituency has exploded beyond the initial set of ideologues who powered the challenge to Crowley because of her incredible wit, charisma, social media savvy, and basic political smarts. In a year when moderate incumbents generally didn’t...
  • Great Britain's Brexit Challenges, and a Lesson for Americans

    12/12/2018 1:10:41 PM PST · by jfd1776 · 3 replies
    Illinois Review ^ | December 12, 2018 AD | John F Di Leo
    Have you ever hired a militant vegetarian chef to cook you a steak? Would you hire a pacifist as Commander-in-Chief during wartime? Or a 600 lb personal trainer to supervise your weight loss program? This is nothing against vegetarians, pacifists, or weight-challenged folks, by the way; it’s just a means of making a point: To get a job done, the person charged with implementing it MUST believe in it. It can't possibly go well if he doesn't, because the original outline will need details fleshed out. If the implementer doesn’t believe in it, he or she has practically no chance...
  • FBI to Michael Flynn: "Trust us. You don't need a lawyer"

    12/12/2018 11:51:11 AM PST · by Starman417 · 14 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 12-12-18 | DrJohn
    On January 24, 2017, the FBI interviewed Michael Flynn. At the time, Flynn was found to have done nothing wrong. The FBI eavesdropped on telephone calls between President Donald Trump's national security adviser and the Russian ambassador but found nothing improper, a U.S. intelligence official said. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak to the media, said late Monday that there was never a formal "investigation" of the calls in December between retired Army Lt. Gen. Mike Flynn and Sergei Kislyak, Russia's ambassador in Washington. According to the source, who was confirming...
  • Do or Die (Trump and the Wall)

    12/12/2018 9:59:10 AM PST · by OddLane · 2 replies
    Youtube ^ | 12/12/18 | Gerard Perry
    I explore the political dynamics of the recent confrontation between President Trump and the incoming Dem. Congress and explain why he needs to stand firm on this issue.
  • Are There "Hills to Die On" for the Christian in the West?

    12/12/2018 9:00:04 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    Denison Forum ^ | 12/11/2018
    Peter Vlaming teaches French at West Point High School in West Point, Virginia. He was fired by the school board last Thursday for refusing to use a transgender student’s preferred pronoun. (The student was born as a biological female but wishes to use the pronouns “he” and “him.”)The school’s administration claims that Vlaming was told multiple times to refer to the student using male pronouns. “By failing to follow the directive, he was therefore discriminating and creating a hostile environment,” the superintendent told the board.The next day, students at the school coordinated a walkout in support of Vlaming. Several...
  • Sailing With Tucker Carlson On The Ruling Class’ Ship Of Fools

    12/12/2018 7:06:40 AM PST · by Liberty7732 · 48 replies
    Pundit Tucker Carlson has all the pedigree to be comfortably sitting among the America’s ruling aristocracy. Born Tucker Swanson McNear Carlson, his stepmother, Patricia Swanson, is an heiress to the Swanson frozen-food fortune and the niece of Senator J. William Fulbright. His father, Richard Warner Carlson, served as U.S. Ambassador to the Seychelles and was president of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and director of Voice of America in the Reagan administration. Carlson’s new book, Ship of Fools: How a Selfish Ruling Class is Bringing America to the Brink of Revolution, lays out his political views as populist and unpredictable,...
  • Impeachment-Obsessed Congress Still Hiding Its Sexual Harassers

    12/12/2018 6:49:10 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 16 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 12/12/18 | Judi McLeod
    And just to think that Reps. Speier, and Sánchez will be part of the attack when the Democrats try to impeach President Trump for allegedly paying “hush” money to Stormy Daniels from campaign finances when new members are sworn in on January 3, 2019 Salacious accusations that Donald Trump paid “hush” money from campaign finances to adult entertainer Stormy Daniels, who claims she had an affair with him, have suddenly become the latest drive to impeach him. But the burning unasked question to the media of the day should be: How can we take seriously any of your accusations when...