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  • Ivanka Trump will take unpaid White House role

    03/29/2017 5:57:16 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    MSNBC ^ | March 29, 2017 | Jacob Pramuk
    Ivanka Trump is joining the White House in an official role. President Donald Trump's elder daughter will take an unpaid role as a government employee, the White House confirmed Wednesday. Her husband, Jared Kushner, already holds an unpaid government position. The New York Times first reported the news Wednesday. Ivanka Trump already has a White House office but fueled ethics concerns when she said that she would advise her father informally, the Times said. Taking a government spot will require more stringent ethics rules. Her lawyer said she plans to file financial disclosure forms required of employees....
  • HIC Says Leaks And Russia Probes On Hold Until James Comey And Rogers Again Testify On Capitol Hill

    03/29/2017 5:32:51 PM PDT · by davikkm · 14 replies
    IWB ^ | Pamela Williams
    Devin Nunes Chief of the House Intelligence Committee has put the Committee on hold in their investigations of Trump Transition Team leaks and Russia/Trump probe. So Comey and Rogers are holding up major investigations. It seems this would be embarrassing to Comey, but honestly after just watching his questioning on Capitol Hill on March 20, 2017 by Trey Gowdy, I am questioning the mental health of Comey. In trying to understand who could have briefed President Obama of the Trump surveillance which ended up in two newspapers, Gowdy repeatedly questioned Comey and gave him every chance to tell the truth....
  • President wants first section of border wall in San Diego

    03/29/2017 4:46:11 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 21 replies
    KGTV-TV ^ | March 29, 2017 | Steve Fiorina
    SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- - San Diego will be the starting point for President Trump's plan to build a border wall. The president has submitted a budget request for almost $1 billion for 2017, to begin building the border wall in San Diego and along the Rio Grande River Valley in Texas. RELATED: Trump requests $1 billion to build 62 miles of border wall In the plan, the president asks that 62 miles of the fence be built this year, and two section are in San Diego. The sections would total 28 miles - half of the local project would...
  • I recently listened to all eight of ABBA’s albums for the first time. Here are my 31 favorite songs.

    03/29/2017 4:09:54 PM PDT · by grundle · 76 replies
    wordpress ^ | March 29, 2017 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    I recently listened to all eight of ABBA’s albums for the first time. Here are my 31 favorite songs. I recently listened to all eight of ABBA’s albums for the first time. Here are my 31 favorite songs. I am listing these in chronological order:“Ring Ring” from their Ring Ring album:“Another Town, Another Train” from their Ring Ring album:“People Need Love” form their Ring Ring album:“Nina, Pretty Ballerina” from their Ring Ring album:“Love Isn’t Easy (But It Sure Is Hard Enough)” from their Ring Ring album“Me and Bobby and Bobby’s Brother” from their Ring Ring album“He Is Your Brother” form their...
  • HuffPo Writer: Painting Black People Now an Example of "White Privilege"

    03/29/2017 3:32:49 PM PDT · by rightistight · 46 replies
    The Social Memo ^ | 3/29/17 | Aurelius
    Huffington Post author Zeba Blay argued last week that, when white people paint black people, it is an example of "white privilege," as whites are profiteering off of black pain. The article, titled "When White People Profit Off Of Black Pain," was inspired by a painting of Emmett Till by a woman, Dana Schutz, who Ms. Blay repeatedly pointed out is white. "What exactly are the implications of white artists creating (and profiting) off of work that depicts black trauma and black pain?" the article begins. White people are constantly looking to exploit black people, Ms. Blay argues, writing, "we...
  • Alibaba to Create 122 Million Jobs in China’s Digital Economy in 2035: Report

    03/29/2017 2:34:31 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    Yibada ^ | March 29, 2017 | Manny Salvacion
    At least 122 million out of the total 415 million jobs, or nearly 30 percent of jobs available in China's digital economy in 2035, will be produced by Alibaba, according to a new report from management advisory firm Boston Consulting Group (BCG). An article published by cited a recent study, "Year 2035: 400 Million Job Opportunities in the Digital Age," which said that Alibaba economy will generate jobs as it further expands into cloud computing, media and entertainment, and financial technology. "If Alibaba-generated employment has the same share of China's digital economy in 2035 as in 2015, the platform...
  • Planned Parenthood Operatives Charged with 15 Felonies

    03/29/2017 1:37:52 PM PDT · by davikkm · 13 replies
    IWB ^ | Gabrielle Seunagal
    Yesterday, headlines were made when anti abortion activists David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt were slammed with a total of 15 felonies by California prosecutors. State Attorney General Xavier Becerra alerted the world to the fact that Daleiden and Merritt invaded the privacy of medical doctors and health care providers by recording/filming activities without their consent. Daleiden labeled the charges as “bogus,” stating that they stemmed from political cronies at Planned Parenthood; Planned Parenthood refuted the argument, stating that women and healthcare providers cannot be targeted without consequence.
  • The One Who Has No Sword

    You have probably concluded from the first three essays in this series that I am a Christian. You would be correct to assume so. I am one of the 2.2 billion people on this planet that shape their worldview based on the principle that Jesus of Nazareth was more than man. Like all Christians, I fail frequently in my attempts to live up to the standard set by Christ, and I rely on a belief that God accepts my frailty and forgives my transgressions as I recognize, repent from, and atone for them. I would imagine my view of Christianity...
  • Italian firm to build $20M factory, create 26 high-tech jobs in West Michigan

    03/29/2017 12:23:46 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    The Flint Journal ^ | March 29, 2017 | Jim Harger
    GAINES TOWNSHIP, MI - Siliconature Corp. plans to build a $20 million manufacturing facility and create at least 26 high-tech manufacturing jobs, according to The Right Place Inc. Founded in 1987 and headquartered near Venice, Italy, Siliconature makes silicone-coated release films used to make adhesive tapes and labels for a wide range of manufacturing industries. The Michigan Economic Development Corp. is supporting the project with the approval of a $286,000 Michigan Business Development Program performance-based grant, according to The Right Place. Gaines Charter Township approved the creation of an industrial development district for the property at 4495 68th Street SE...
  • Examining North Korea’s Communist Foundations

    03/29/2017 11:58:25 AM PDT · by Epoch Times · 2 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | March 29, 2017 | Jack Phillips
    Unlike the Soviet Union—which collapsed and split into over a dozen non-communist nations, or China, whose leaders maintain the rule and ideology of the Communist Party but introduced capitalist markets and allow interaction with the outside world, North Korea has remained an isolated totalitarian state, coming in and out of news headlines as it menacingly brandishes nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles. Some have argued that North Korea isn’t exactly communist, as the country removed all references to communism and Karl Marx from its constitution in the 2000s, and because it follows a program of extreme nationalism and implicit dynastic succession....
  • The Systems President

    03/29/2017 11:14:32 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    Scott Adams' Blog ^ | March 29, 2017 | Scott Adams
    Was President Trump’s first attempt at getting a healthcare bill a failure? Your answer to that question probably depends on whether you are a goals-thinker or a systems-thinker. If you see the world in terms of goals, you would say the healthcare bill did not get enough votes on the first try, and therefore it is clearly a Trump/Ryan failure. But if you see the world in terms of systems, things look a lot better. I talk about the advantages of systems over goals in my book. The quick summary is that a system is something you do on a...
  • Forget ObamaCare, RyanCare, and any Future ReformCare--the Healthcare System Is Completely Broken

    03/29/2017 10:33:55 AM PDT · by Lorianne · 17 replies
    Of Two Minds ^ | 26 March 2017 | Charles Hugh Smith
    It's time to start planning for what we'll do when the current healthcare system implodes. __ As with many other complex, opaque systems in the U.S., only those toiling in the murky depths of the healthcare system know just how broken the entire system is. Only those dealing daily with the perverse incentives, the Kafkaesque procedures, the endlessly negative unintended consequences, the soul-deadening paper-shuffling, the myriad forms of fraud, the recalcitrant patients who don't follow recommendations but demand to be magically returned to health anyway, and of course the hopelessness of the financial future of a system with runaway costs,...
  • The Overlapping Crises Are Coming, Regardless of Who's in Power

    03/29/2017 10:31:07 AM PDT · by Lorianne · 6 replies
    Of Two Minds ^ | 27 March 2017 | Charles Hugh Smith
    No leader can reverse the dynamics of mutually reinforcing crises. __ Commentators seem split into three camps: those who see Trump as a manifestation of smouldering social/economic ills, those who see Trump and his supporters as the cause of those ills, and those who see Trump as both manifestation and cause of those ills. I think this misses the point, which is the overlapping crises unfolding in this decade-- diminishing returns on skyrocketing debts, the demographics of an aging populace, the erosion of the social contract and the profound disunity of political elites--will continue expanding and feeding on each other...
  • Schumer demands Nunes step down. Trey Gowdy rips him a new one...

    03/29/2017 9:59:32 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 23 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/29/17 | Robert Laurie
    White House or Waffle House, who cares? They like to tell the GOP which presidential candidates they “fear the most.” This usually ends up with Republicans running someone like John McCain or Jeb Bush. They like to offer “helpful” strategy suggestions which, for the last ten years, have been nothing but pathways to conservative failure. They enjoy telling the RNC what it should do “for the good of the two-party system,” and that advice always boils down to “don’t fight, roll over, and give us what we want.” They’re Democrats in office and in the media - and we’re all...
  • Brexit becomes official as Article 50 is triggered. Watch PM Theresa May's statement here.

    03/29/2017 9:56:58 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 1 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/29/17 | Robert Laurie
    "The enduring power of the British spirit" A little over a week ago, we learned that Prime Minister Theresa May intended to abide by the wishes of the voters, invoke “Article 50” by delivering a letter of intent, and trigger Britain’s exit from the European Union. Today, the big moment arrived and, true to her word, the UK will soon be out. As May told the House of Commons
  • Growing Spuds on Mars

    03/29/2017 9:48:35 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 28 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/29/17 | Dr. Klaus L.E. Kaiser
    Invasive Species, Biological Control, Where do Potatoes come from? Yours truly has a preference for spuds over rice as the dietary “carb.” So, you may forgive me for being interested in news about this tuber-kind being potentially feeding the future colonists on planet Mars. Surely now, our venerable Canadian Broadcasting Service (CBC) would not lie! As the report says “The [potato growing] experiment was conducted in soil in the Atacama Desert in Peru, which is most similar to what is found on Mars.”
  • The Great 'Christian Terrorist' Unicorn Hunt

    03/29/2017 9:46:47 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/29/17 | Selwyn Duke
    There simply is no Christian analogue, in all of history, to today's Islamic terrorism It’s amazing how stupid smart people can seem when intent on putting a square peg in a round hole. This is seen continually when certain apologists try to dig Islam out of its hole—the one dug deeper every time there’s another terrorist act. Consider the recent London jihadist attack by Muslim convert Khalid Masood. Globe & Fail columnist Doug Saunders, proving he missed his calling as a contortionist, actually tweeted that Masood, like the “authors of UK’s other big Jihadi attacks, was not a Muslim. Born...
  • The U.S. Is Not A Democracy. It’s A Republic if You Can Keep It. Part 5

    03/29/2017 9:44:23 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 7 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 3/29/17 | Mark Herr
    In parts 1 through 4, we learned the U.S. is a republican structure of government. Continuing on with the airplane analogy, our system contains a variety of control cockpits, or the best parts of various forms of government. For example, our system contains one aspect of democracy: voting once per year for five minutes; monarchy: U.S. president for four years; oligarchy: most school boards for four years. We also learned the architects reserved structural maintenance solely and exclusively in the hands of the governed – remember Mrs. Eliza Powel? After our introduction to her, we should be inspired to learn...
  • At any time a hog hunt can go wrong

    03/29/2017 9:24:19 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 12 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 3/29/2017 | J McAdams
    Things don't always go as planned on a hog hunt. These hunters captured awesome and hilarious footage of hog hunting gone wrong. Feral hogs are intelligent animals. Couple this intelligence with their size, speed, and strength, and a hog can quickly turn the tables on an unprepared hunter. As these hunters demonstrated, you always need to be on your toes when hunting feral hogs, especially when they are at close range. A hog is not as dangerous as an angry big trophy like a buffalo or elephant, but a charging hog can quickly turn an ordinary hunt into a dangerous...
  • Fake news: Washington Post claims Trump tried to block Sally Yates from congressional testimony

    03/29/2017 9:20:48 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 13 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/29/17 | Dan Calabrese
    Only to have Sean Spicer bring forth the documents that show the whole thing was totally false It’s not exactly breaking news that the Washington Post lies. We’ve been down this road before. And you should always be very skeptical when any media outlet claims that it “has learned” something without telling you how they supposedly learned it. But you can’t learn something that ain’t so, however much you may want to pretend otherwise. So if you were skeptical when you read this, stick a gold star on your forehead:
  • Democrat Filibuster of Judge Gorsuch

    03/29/2017 9:18:39 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 13 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/29/17 | Matthew Vadum
    Democrats planning a likely futile gesture to send a message to Trump Desperate to placate their increasingly rabid far left-wing base, ethically-flexible Senate Democrats are planning to launch a filibuster against a Supreme Court nominee for the first time in a half-century and only the second time in American history. Their insistence on this course of action could very well lead to the abolition of the filibuster for Supreme Court nominations.
  • Roger Daltrey Plugs Brexit, Declares ‘Dead Dog’ Would’ve Beaten Clinton

    03/29/2017 8:50:47 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 44 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | March 29, 2017 | 10:55 AM EDT | Craig Bannister
    Singer Roger Daltrey of the rock band, The Who, voiced support for Brexit and took a shot at Hillary Clinton in an interview published Wednesday. In an interview with NME, Daltrey declared that withdrawal from the European Union will prove to be the right decision for the U.K. […] The singer then took the opportunity to comment on the 2016 presidential election, saying that Democrats lost the election because they put up a candidate so unpopular that “a dead dog” could have beaten her. …
  • Evelyn Farkas: Trump Wiretap Admission or #FakeNews Clickbait?

    03/29/2017 8:37:01 AM PDT · by impetrio1 · 13 replies
    Black & Blonde Media ^ | 3/29/17 | Black & Blonde Media
    This is NOT breaking news. It's old news, maybe even #FakeNews because what Vargas said isn't really an admission but a corroboration of a New York Times story that was written "according to three former American officials who requested anonymity in discussing classified intelligence".
  • Fake News Unhinged MSM Needs to Get A Grip

    03/29/2017 8:17:47 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 4 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/29/17 | Judi McLeod
    Is America safe in their presence? We can attribute the popularization of the term: “Lies, lies, damned lies, and statistics” to the great Mark Twin, who attributed it to British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli: “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.” That was back in the day before the mainstream media adopted “lies, damned lies, and statistics.” as their own. MSM leaders, such as the Washington Post and New York Times will never call “Fake News’ what it really is—lies, damned lies and statistics—but their readers certainly can.
  • You’re Only A Child Once

    03/29/2017 7:46:59 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 17 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 3-29-17 | MOTUS
    Well this explains a lot: Millennials Don’t Consider Themselves Adults Until 30. This, despite the fact that in most states you’re considered and adult at age 18 for all purposes other than drinking and that by age 21 you’re considered an adult in all sates, for all purposes. The median age of millennials is 30, Poltrack says — meaning that half are older and half are younger. And 30 happens to be the age at which millennials tend to self-identify as adults. I’m just a little sheep, why should I have to grow up to be mutton? While previous generations...
  • Exiled Chinese Billionaire Sheds Light on Regime’s Forced Organ Harvesting

    03/29/2017 7:40:27 AM PDT · by Epoch Times · 9 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | March 28, 2017 | Leo Timm
    Guo Wengui, a Chinese real estate and investment billionaire living in exile, broke a long period of silence this year, giving video interviews with overseas Chinese media in which he described a complex web of business and politics connecting China’s elite. One of the most surprising revelations to result from Guo’s interviews is what he had to say on the subject of forced organ harvesting from Chinese prisoners of conscience, in particular from practitioners of Falun Gong, a spiritual practice that is heavily persecuted by the Chinese regime. After describing how his now-imprisoned business rival Li You was able to...
  • Loyalty Oaths Return with Faculty “Diversity Statements”

    03/29/2017 7:27:38 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 4 replies
    James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal ^ | March 29, 2017 | George Leef
    One of the worst features of America in the 1940s and 50s was the persistent demand for national loyalty oaths. In those days, people were expected to declare their support for the U.S. and if they didn’t, they could be blackballed, expelled, or otherwise punished. The ideological fervor for conformity abated for decades, but has recently returned on our college campuses in the form of mandatory “diversity statements” by faculty members and especially prospective faculty members. The difference is that instead of having to pledge adherence to America in its battle with communism, the new pledge is adherence to the...
  • Answering a higher Calling

    03/29/2017 7:25:44 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 3 replies
    AK Sportsman ^ | 3/29/2017 | Chris Batin
    The historical feud between the Hatfields and McCoys can't compare to the squabble in Alaska between the Shooters and the Callers. The Shooters take moose at 275 yards because the only sporting aspect of game meat is eating it in meatballs and sausage during MLB or NFL games. Once a moose is down, they round up the four-wheelers to haul it back to camp, hang it, and start their card-playing marathon of all-you-can-eat moose steaks and free-flowing beer, whiskey, and man-cave talk. The shot and celebration is what they like most about moose hunting. Their claim in the feud is...
  • Those who push “White Privilege” do so from an ignorant and closed-minded position

    03/29/2017 6:59:13 AM PDT · by davikkm · 11 replies
    IWB ^ | Mark Angelides
    The idea of white privilege” is a distinctly American idea. Not only that, it is also a distinctly “White Privileged” idea, that could only have been come up with by someone who can neither think clearly nor empathise with the real plight of others. And what’s worse, this pernicious idea is creating two underclasses in society. Young blacks who feel that if white privilege exists, then surely there must be such as thing as black underprivileged. And young whites, who feel that any successes they have may be due to their over privilege.. The truth is that all the young...
  • Genocidal professor to students: “Make it impossible” for conservative to speak on campus

    03/29/2017 6:52:48 AM PDT · by kevcol · 17 replies
    Red Alert Politics ^ | March 29, 2017 | Pardes Seleh
    Ciccariello is infamous for his racist (and off-the-wall) remarks against white people, none of which seemed to warrant suspension from Drexel thus far. Last December, he said “all I want for Christmas is white genocide.” When he was confronted about it, he brushed it off as a joke and deflected, “white isn’t even a race.” He seems to have forgotten that back in 2015, he said he wanted to “abolish the white race” because all white Americans secretly wish they can kill black people.
  • This blogger deserves a bigger following, so let's give him one.

    03/29/2017 6:30:25 AM PDT · by Jonty30 · 5 replies
    As I understand the video, he's trying to create an easy way for people to figure out how to track the money in government to help make corruption harder to to do.
  • Robber Forgets To Pull Down His Mask - 54 sec clip

    03/29/2017 6:03:37 AM PDT · by bogusname · 10 replies
    A Washington D.C. robber made a big mistake during an armed robbery of a convenience store, one that could very well cost him his freedom.
  • Is it the Tracer or the Incendiary that I'm liking?

    03/29/2017 5:52:22 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 6 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 3/29/2017 | J Hines
    Instead of napalms in the early morning, guess we can settle for some gun works with tracers and incendiary rounds. Watching this person shooting gazillion of these special rounds seem to be mesmerizing. Don’t know which is better to watch, the tracer hitting its target or the incendiary exploding on target. Hats off to FPS Russia for going demoing the spectacular show. Not really sure what this demonstration of firearms prove, but it was fun watching the kaboom and Star Wars like tracers. See the light show here.
  • MSNBC confirms that President Obama used the federal government to spy on Donald Trump

    03/29/2017 5:16:43 AM PDT · by grundle · 22 replies
    wordpress ^ | March 29, 2017 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    MSNBC confirms that President Obama used the federal government to spy on Donald Trump Yesterday, on March 28, 2017, while speaking live on MSNBC, Evelyn Farkas, who had been Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense as part of President Obama’s administration, said that the Obama administration had spied on Donald Trump.Here’s the video: quick online search shows that this has not so far been covered by the New York Times, the Washington Post, Associated Press, Reuters, or any other mainstream media source.But the video is out there.And even if YouTube takes it down, someone else will always be able to put it...
  • NBC News: Hillary Clinton ‘Covered Up’ Pedophile Ring At State Department

    03/29/2017 4:19:19 AM PDT · by gaggs · 28 replies
    Video: An NBC news report from 2013 claimed that Hillary Clinton, while secretary of state, shut down an investigation into an elite pedophile ring in State Department ranks in order to avoid scandal and protect the careers of high ranking officials and an ambassador.
  • Greenfield: Senate Dems Stand With Anti-Israel J Street Over Israel

    03/29/2017 4:11:59 AM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 6 replies
    FrontPage ^ | 3/28/17 | Daniel Greenfield
    Senate Dems Stand With Anti-Israel J Street Over Israel Democrats dive into the anti-Israel swamp. March 28, 2017 Daniel Greenfield 47 Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. On March 23, 2017, Senators had a simple choice to make. On one side was J Street; an anti-Israel pressure group that had hosted BDS activists and opposed Israel’s right to defend itself. On the other was Ambassador David Friedman, the first pro-Israel nominee in decades. And the choice was made.Every Democrat chose to stand with J Street with only...
  • Panama 1, USA 1 | CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying Match Recap

    03/29/2017 1:20:29 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 9 replies ^ | March 29, 2017 | Charles Boehm
    The US national team rode their luck repeatedly, but eventually gritted out a hard-earned 1-1 draw with Panama at Estadio Rommel Fernandez on Tuesday night. Tim Howard had to make three saves and the back line wobbled repeatedly. But the visitors overcame tense circumstances, an uneven playing surface and constant Panamanian physicality to achieve the road point they’d originally targeted from this fixture.
  • Spider-Man: Homecoming - Trailer 2

    03/29/2017 1:16:22 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 7 replies
    youtube ^ | Mar 28, 2017 | Marvel Entertainment
    Does the suit make the man? Watch the all-new #SpiderManHomecoming trailer now and make sure to see it in theaters July 7.
  • Sneed: FOP’s Angelo says Trump has cops’ backs after meeting

    03/29/2017 12:01:07 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    The Chicago Sun-Times ^ | March 29, 2017 | Michael Sneed
    It was a love fest. “It was humbling,” Chicago Fraternal Order of Police President Dean Angelo told Sneed after meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House on Tuesday. “Although we did not come away with specific promises on manpower and assistance, it was good to hear President Trump was truly supportive of us.” Angelo said that after the meeting, he and the eight other FOP leaders — including national FOP President Chuck Canterbury — were taken from the Roosevelt Room at the White House and into the Oval Office for a photo in back of the president sitting...
  • Michael Moore: Trump Starting 'Extinction of Human Life'

    03/28/2017 8:25:47 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 54 replies
    NewsMax ^ | March 28, 2017 | Cathy Burke
    Filmmaker Michael Moore lashed out at President Donald Trump's easing of Obama administration energy regulations – asserting it will trigger the "extinction of human life." Moore's dramatic declaration came in a tweet storm following Trump's order Tuesday rolling back regulations to curb carbon emissions. Trump has called global warming a "hoax" invented by the Chinese, and has repeatedly criticized the power-plant rule as an attack on American workers and the U.S. coal industry. "Historians in the near future will mark today, March 28, 2017, as the day the extinction of human life on earth began," Moore tweeted, adding the Environmental...
  • Can We Please Give CruzCare a Try? Forget your partisanship and have a look at the plan

    03/28/2017 8:09:20 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 59 replies
    The Resurgent ^ | 03/28/2017 | Peter Heck
    For those keeping score at home, here’s a recap of where the Washington healthcare debacle currently stands: Obama and the Democrats inflict a massively overcomplicated system of healthcare regulations that raised insurance premiums on Americans, decreased insurance options, dictated doctors and coverage, and largely just sucked.Republicans saddled up the Obamacare nightmare and rode it to the electoral bank in 2010, 2012, 2014, and 2016, promising that once they had full control, they would repeal the beast.When given full control, the Republicans authored an absurd Obamacare-lite compromise bill that didn’t repeal the beast, but attempted to manicure it. It failed...
  • How To Protect Your Children From The Human Traffickers And Sexual Perverts (trunc)

    03/28/2017 7:14:24 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 28 replies
    eotad ^ | 3/27/17 | Michael Snyder
    How To Protect Your Children From The Human Traffickers And Sexual Perverts That Are Lurking At Your Favorite Retail Stores We live in a society where human traffickers and sexual perverts seem to be multiplying. It has been reported that there are 747,408 registered sex offenders in the United States, but the latest figure we have is now about five years old, so that total is almost certainly significantly higher today. It has also been reported that there are 1.5 million victims of human trafficking in the United States, and most of those are female. In every community in the...
  • Mercer expects 280 new jobs (West Virginia)

    03/28/2017 5:55:26 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 2 replies
    The Bluefield Daily Telegraph ^ | March 23, 2017 | Blake Stowers
    PRINCETON — Two new manufacturing companies, and three other currently unidentified projects, will create approximately 280 new jobs for Mercer County, officials confirmed Wednesday. Mercer County Development Authority Executive Director Janet Bailey said in a report given at a Development Authority meeting that the new projects represent an estimated $15.5 million in new capital investments for 2017 and 2018. She said officials have four or five manufacturing projects underway and three projects “we can’t talk about yet.” Bailey said project number one involves a company moving from Cedar Bluff, Va. to Princeton. “Project number one is Elgin Industries/Tabor Machines,” Bailey...
  • Former northeast Ohio mayor pleads guilty to raping 4-year-old

    03/28/2017 5:08:59 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 64 replies
    WCMH-TV ^ | March 18, 2017
    WARREN, Ohio (WKBN) – Former Hubbard, Ohio mayor Richard Keenan, who now admits to raping a young child, is facing life behind bars. He was visibly shaken Friday as he changed his plea to guilty on 20 counts of sex crimes, including eight counts of rape. Keenan agreed to a life sentence with the eligibility of parole after ten years. According to court documents, the abuse began as early as September 2013 when the victim — who Keenan knew — was just 4 years old. “It gives the victim some closure. Obviously, keeps this young child from having to testify...
  • The Young Turks Really, Really Don't Want You to Compare Them to Breitbart. And yet...

    03/28/2017 4:53:07 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    Mother Jones ^ | March 28, 2017 | Tim Murphy
    Cenk Uygur bristles at the notion that the progressive media company he co-founded more than a decade ago, the Young Turks, is becoming the Breitbart of the left—that is, a pugilistic news outlet waging an ideological war with the establishment class. If you ask him, the comparison is backward. "Andrew Breitbart, when he was on my show before he passed away, said they emulated us, not the other way around," Uygur told me in mid-March, after finishing a panel at South by Southwest. "They get a lot of credit now because our idiot president reads them, but in terms of...
  • BREAKING : FBI's #2 Andrew McCabe who's wife was given 700K by Clinton/McAuliffe may be one of...

    03/28/2017 4:46:35 PM PDT · by blueyon · 53 replies
    twitter ^ | 3/28/17 | stock monster twitter link
    BREAKING : FBI's #2 Andrew McCabe who's wife was given 700K by Clinton/McAuliffe may be one of the wrong doers in Donald Trump unmasking
  • Masked Agitators Attack President's Supporters, Whine When MAGA Strikes Back

    03/28/2017 4:22:53 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies
    PJ Media ^ | March 26, 2017 | Debra Heine
    Pepper spray seems to be the weapon of choice for the anti-Trump left in California since the election. Anti-Trump agitators pepper-sprayed Trump supporters attending a Milo Yiannopoulos event in Berkeley last month, and a "Make America Great Again" march in Huntington Beach turned violent in similar fashion on Saturday, leading to four arrests. The march drew about 2,000 Trump supporters -- many of them wearing MAGA hats and waving American flags, according to the Orange County Register. After about a dozen agitators wearing black masks formed a wall blocking the marchers as they made their way down to Bolsa Chica...
  • President Trump Meets With Women Entrepreneurs

    03/28/2017 4:16:11 PM PDT · by davikkm · 2 replies
    IWB ^ | Gabrielle Seunagal
    President Trump and Vice President Pence recently sat down with women small business owners in America to discuss the empowerment and promotion of women in the business world. Women play a critical role in business and provide thousands of jobs to the American people, while simultaneously boosting the economy. The President and his administration were thrilled to converse with today’s women small business owners in regards to the continuation of women’s success in entrepreneurship. Women are the breadwinners in up to 40% of American households. Throughout the duration of the meeting, President Trump assured that his administration would continue to...
  • Racist White Man Who Murd3red Black Man In NY Was A Fan Of Tommy Sotomayors Message!

    03/28/2017 3:43:08 PM PDT · by Morgana · 6 replies
    TNN RAW 5 ^ | march 28, 2017 | TOMMY SOTOMAYOR
    Racist White Man Who Murd3red Black Man In NY Was A Fan Of Tommy Sotomayors Message!
  • McConnell guarantees Gorsuch will be confirmed on April 7

    03/28/2017 3:13:13 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 42 replies
    POLITICO ^ | March 28, 2017 | Burgess Everett
    Neil Gorsuch will be confirmed to the Supreme Court on April 7, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell guaranteed on Tuesday. “He’ll be on the floor of the Senate next week and confirmed on Friday,” McConnell told reporters. “We are optimistic that [Democrats] will not be successful in keeping this good man from joining the Supreme Court real soon.”